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Wednesday, February 21, 2018

DLRC meeting held at Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Bashir Ahmad Bhat Thursday chaired District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meeting at Dak Bungalow here. Officers of various Banks, Line Department,...

JK first to incentivise businesses; govt working to facilitate industry: CM

Directs constitution of committee to follow rent cases of industrial units under police, troops’ occupation JAMMU: The government is working to facilitate the industry and...

State Co-operative Bank to adopt unbanked villages

Initiative aimed at increasing awareness, credit supply at doorsteps SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir State Co-operative bank has launched an initiative to offer banking services...

Tourism dept’s social media handle crosses over 2 lac followers in 1 year

Events, drone visuals go live on Facebook for tourism promotion SRINAGAR: Changing the dynamics of marketing and promotion, the department of tourism in just a...

Govt to develop Gurez for tourism promotion

JAMMU: The government is contemplating to develop tourist facilities in Gurez Valley which is bestowed with lush green meadows, pastures, glaciers and serene waters...

ILH to enhance accessibility, acceptability of products worldwide: KCCI

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has said that the chamber “has long been craving and pleading for the need of creating...

Use manpower aptly to increase timber extration, boost sales: Forest minister

JAMMU: Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh on Tuesday chaired the 67th board of directors meeting of State Forest Corporation (SFC)...

GoI proposes permitting premature closure of PPF account

NEW DELHI: The government of India (GoI) proposes to allow premature closure of Public Provident Fund (PPF) accounts and permit opening of small savings...

‘Ujjwala Yojana’ a step towards women’s empowerment: Prez

NEW DELHI: President of India, Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said the ‘Ujjwala Yojana’ being run by the government of India is a step...

GST mop up could top Rs 1 trn a month post anti-evasion steps

NEW DELHI: Revenues from the Goods and Services Tax could cross Rs 1 lakh crore a month towards the end of next fiscal once...

Foreign tourist arrivals witness ‘8.4% growth in January 2018

NEW DELHI: Foreign tourist arrivals (FTAs) witnessed a growth of 8.4% in January 2018 over January 2017, while the number of travellers on e-Tourist...

Taj introduces Rs200 fee for main mausoleum, hikes entry fee

NEW DELHI: The tourists visiting the Taj Mahal will have to shell out extra from April 1 as the government of India has decided...

Dry ports to boost JK economy, create job opportunities: Drabu

JAMMU: Minister for Finance Haseeb A Drabu on Monday said the proposed Dry Ports to be established by the Dubai Ports World and the...

Fresh snowfall brings ‘ray of hope’ to farmers

SADAM HUSSAIN PANDOW BUDGAM: A fresh snowfall after a months-long dry spell in lower reaches of Kashmir valley rekindled a ray of hope among farmers...

Jamkash Vehicleades unveils ‘all new Swift’

SRINAGAR: Jamkash Vehicleades (Kashmir) Pvt. Ltd. on Sunday launched the third generation of Maruti Suzuki’s iconic and blockbuster brand – Swift. The all-new Swift comes...

Peaks Auto launches 3rd gen Swift

SRINAGAR: Maruti Suzuki India on Monday launched the third generation of its “iconic and blockbuster” brand – Swift. General Manager Peaks Auto, Irshad Peerzada said...

SKUAST-K holds horticulture conclave

SRINAGAR: The Directorate of Extension, SKUAST-Kashmir on Sunday organised one-day Horticulture Conclave for technology dissemination-cum-exposure visit to high density plantations in apple. More than 600...

J&K Bank opens business unit in Ramban

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank opened its 903rd Business Unit (Branch) at Chamalwas, a remote area in district Ramban, Jammu. The Bank’s Zonal Head Jammu (North-I)...

‘TAAI Convention to send positive signal across globe’

SRINAGAR: Director Tourism Kashmir Mahmood A Shah on Monday reviewed the arrangements for the 3-day 64th Convention of Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI)...

‘28675 IGUs set up with bank assistance involving Rs 7.34 cr subsidy’

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Schedule Caste (SC), Schedule Tribe (ST) and other Backward Classes Development Corporation has established 28675 income generating units (IGUs)...

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