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UMEED: Secy RDD stresses enhancing livelihoods, developing capacity of community cadre

‘30,548 SHGs operational, 16,500 more to be constituted’ JAMMU: Secretary, Rural Development Department (RDD) and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda on Monday said that the focus...

Indian ‘food and agro buyer seller meet’ in Jeddah on Monday

NEW DELHI: Indian exporters of four key commodities of rice, tea, spices and dry fruits will be meeting the major importers in Saudi Arabia...

Capital no constraint to spur JK’s socio-economic growth: CS

Chairs joint meeting of Central, State Govt officials to review progress on flagship programmes, projects JAMMU: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Friday made it clear that...

‘Subsidy transferred to orchardists’ through DBT’

Rs 80.25 lakhs assistance for fruit growers BANDIPORA: Chief Horticulture Officer (CHO), Bandipora Manzoor Ahmad on Tuesday said the department was providing subsidies to orchardists...

India’s economic growth held back due to note ban, GST: Raghuram Rajan

WASHINGTON: Demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) are the two major headwinds that held back India’s economic growth last year, former RBI...

TRAI begins consultation on regulatory regime for OTT services

NEW DELHI: India’s telecom regulator Trai on Monday issued a long-awaited consultation paper to debate whether Over-The-Top (OTT) services, including Whatsapp and Skype, should...

India contracts 8 lakh tonnes of sugar exports so far

New Delhi: Saddled with surplus stock, sugar mills in India — the world’s second largest producer, have contracted to export about 8,00,000 tonnes of...

China’s largest bank sets up $200 mn fund to invest in Indian MSMEs

BEIJING: The Indian unit of China’s largest bank, the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China has set up $200 million fund for investing in...

India pushing for ‘liberalising’ norms to promote services trade

Sector accounts for about 55% of GDP NEW DELHI: India’s minister for commerce & industry and civil aviation, Suresh Prabhu, is leading the delegation for...

Grameen Bank hands over claim of Rs 2 lakhs to nominee

Kathua: Financial Inclusion and Insurance Department (FIID), J&K Grameen Bank (JKGB) under the chairmanship of Janak Raj Angural on Tuesday organised a camp at...

DDC B’la seeks public cooperation in cattle vaccination drive, livestock census

BARAMULLA: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Nasir Ahmad Naqash on Monday sought public cooperation in carrying out a month-long cattle vaccination drive scheduled to...

Parvez calls on Advisor Sharma

JAMMU: Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Bank, Parvez Ahmed on Monday called on Advisor to Governor, Kewal Krishan Sharma. Parvez briefed the Sharma about the initiatives...

Timely transportation of horticulture produce to fetch good returns: Horticulture minister

IGP Traffic issues directions for keeping Jawahar Tunnel open 24×7 SRINAGAR: In connection with the direction passed by the Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari...

65TH ALL INDIA CO-OPERATIVE WEEK: GoI launches credit scheme for startups

NEW DELHI: India’s agriculture minister, Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday announced the launch of a scheme that aims to provide cheaper loans to startups...

CCI rejects BSNL complaint against Indus Towers

NEW DELHI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has rejected a complaint by GoI-owned firm BSNL alleging that Indus Towers abused its dominant market...

General Bus Stand Batamaloo to Be Developed As Central Bus Stand

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Monday visited General Bus Stand Batamaloo, which is planned to be upgraded on modern lines as Central...

DGCA suspends flying licence of AI ops dir for 3 yrs

NEW DELHI: Indian aviation regulator DGCA has suspended the flying licence of Air India (AI) director of operations Arvind Kathpalia who failed alcohol test...

JKEDI Reasi to organise training

JAMMU: Jammu & Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), Reasi is conducting a 3-week loan-based training programme under Seed Capital Fund Scheme/Youth Start up Loan...

CBIC issues norms to prevent theft of Customs seized valuable goods

NEW DELHI: The Customs department has asked field officers to put in place “Intelligent Key Management System’ for handling and safe keeping of confiscated...

‘RBI, GoI should resolve differences, come together in national interest’

NEW DELHI: Amid the ongoing tussle between the government and the RBI, former Niti Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya has suggested that the two...

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