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Spices Board India organises QITP at Pampore

PAMPORE: Spices Board India organised a training programme under the rubric ‘Quality Improvement Training Programme (QITP)’ for saffron and chilly at Central Sericultural Research...

JK to have its ‘startup policy’ soon

‘Policy to foster entrepreneurship, promote innovation’ PAMPORE: To give flip to the establishment of enterprises across the state of Jammu and Kashmir, a three-member team...

PSU banks suffer whopping Rs 87,000 cr loss in FY18

NEW DELHI: Losses of public sector banks crossed a whopping Rs 87,300 crore in 2017-18 fiscal, topped by scam-tainted Punjab National Bank which took...

Abdul Haq launches DBT under PMAY at Jmu

Rs 16 crore transferred to 1303 beneficiaries as first installment JAMMU: Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq Khan on Friday...

JK Govt bans Rani juice

Jammu and Kashmir government has banned Rani juice and advised people to avoid its consumption till further orders.The direction has come after a Srinagar...

High air charges reason for ‘sudden’ decline in rates of Shopian cherry

‘Rs 65 for ferrying single kilogram to Mumbai, higher for farther stations’ SHOPIAN: With the cherry harvest at its peak, market rates of cherry declined...

HDFC Bank’s ‘Blood Donation Drive’ on Friday

SRINAGAR: HDFC Bank on Friday will hold its Blood Donation Drive across India setting up over 2,000 Blood Donation Camps in 950 cities to...

GoI increases carpet area of houses under PM Awas Yojana

NEW DELHI: The Government of India (GoI) on Thursday approved the enhancement of the carpet area of houses for the middle-income group (MIG) category...

‘Commercial floriculture to uplift socio-economic status of farmers’

UDHAMPUR: With an aim to create awareness among the farmer community, Department of Floriculture Udhampur organised one-day training programme on commercial floriculture at Village...

JKEDI trains 63 youth for entrepreneurship

PAMPORE: After completing a three-week Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP), a batch of 63 aspiring entrepreneurs on Thursday passed from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development...

Council Panel reviews facilities of Narwal Mandi

JAMMU: The Department Related Standing Committee (DRSC-IV) of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council headed by its Chairman, Ramesh Arora on Tuesday visited the office...

Syringes, needles being sold at highly inflated prices: NPPA

NEW DELHI: Syringes and needles are being sold at prices far higher than their rates to distributor with maximum trade margins going up to...

Improving economic status of farmers govt’s top priority: Agri min

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture, Mohammad Khalil Bandh on Friday said that bringing improvement in the economic status of farmers is the top agenda of...

Khadi sector turnover vaults Rs 800 cr in JK

Minister of Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga today said the turnover of Khadi and Village Industries Sector has touched Rs 833 crore in...

RBI says situation of bad loans likely to worsen further

MUMBAI: Painting a gloomy picture of the banking sector, the RBI today said Gross NPA ratio of banks is likely to rise from 11.6...

JKCC to boycott annual pre-budget meeting with finance dept

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC), an amalgam of trade, commerce, industry, tourism and others, has resolved to boycott the annual pre-budget...

GST payers can approach jurisdictional tax officer to change username, password

NEW DELHI: India’s Finance Ministry on Thursday said GST registrants can approach jurisdictional tax officer with valid documents to change the e-mail and mobile...

Laborers to get with safety equipment, hygiene accessories: Drabu

15th Board Meeting of J&KBOCWWB JAMMU: Minister for Finance and Labour & Employment Haseeb A Drabu Thursday chaired 15th Board Meeting of Jammu & Kashmir...

‘Honey mission’ to script new chapter of development in JK: Dy CM

KVIC distributes 2330 bee-boxes at Kupwara KUPWARA: Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta on Tuesday said that apiary (beekeeping) sector has the potential to generate huge...

Use social media effectively as marketing tool to attract more visitors : Advisor

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor Jammu and Kashmir, K Vijay Kumar on Tuesday called for practicing modern marketing strategies to portray the state’s tourism potential...

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