LoC trade standoff deprives Kashmiris of Pak kinnows

SRINAGAR: The standoff on cross-LoC trade over drug haul has sedated the supply of rich vitamin C source, kinnows to this part of Kashmir. This citrus fruit sourced from Pakistani Punjab had gained high acceptability in Kashmir and was among the top bartering commodities across LoC. But now fresh fruit traders are again looking towards […]

Elite gun culture blooming in JK, courtesy govt

Srinagar: Said to have been awash with deadly AK-47s for over a decade, Jammu and Kashmir now appears to be home to a new, elite gun culture promoted by the government itself. Nearly one lakh gun licenses have been issued in Srinagar district alone during the past years—an apt indication of the lethal trend elsewhere […]

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