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Local hospitality overwhelms tours operators from South India

SRINAGAR: In order to tap the South Indian market, the department of tourism Kashmir organised a FAM tour for the travel agents from Chennai...

J&K Bank to set up separate vertical for start-ups to foster entrepreneurship

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank will be creating a separate vertical for start-ups to foster entrepreneurship, especially micro and small enterprises segment, in all districts, blocks...

KVIB launches Entrepreneurs’ Selection Programme

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Khadi Village Industries Board (KVIB) on Thursday launched Entrepreneurs’ Selection Programme to provide first generation entrepreneurs a forward push. Under the...

LPG price hiked by Rs 7 per cylinder

NEW DELHI: Subsidised cooking gas (LPG) price was on Friday raised by over Rs7 per cylinder, in line with the government’s decision to hike...

Civil society Pampore hails CEO Rehmat Spices for CSR

PAMPORE: Civil society Pampore said that they were very happy after Ashiq Banday, an authorised dealer of Banday Impex Pvt Ltd (BIPL), after he...

‘New Delhi providing necessary support to JK for development of Horticulture sector’

SRINAGAR: Describing horticulture as one of the most viable income generating sectors for the farmers in India, GoI Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare,...

Dir agri stresses improvement in work culture; warns of strict action against erring employees

SRINAGAR: In order to ensure punctuality of employees and improvement in work culture Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Ajaz Andrabi on Tuesday conducted a...

‘Trai website to soon display telcos’ tariff plans’

New Delhi: Telecom subscribers will be able to soon check tariff plans of different operators on the regulator’s website, improving transparency over rates, Trai...

India’s debt lower than best, emerging market economies: IMF

WASHINGTON: India’s debt is lower than the best or emerging market economies in the world, a top IMF official has said as he cautioned...

Tourism dept organises one day hiking camp

SAMBA: To promote the adventure tourism and show case the rich cultural and heritage of Samba, the Tourism Department organized one day hiking camp...

GoI bent on meeting fiscal deficit goal, more steps to narrow CAD: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Asserting that the government of India is determined to meet the fiscal deficit target, India’s finance minister, Arun Jaitley on Saturday said...

Telematics can cut insurance cost for good drivers, says Irda

NEW DELHI: Motor insurance premium in future may be determined through black box-based real-time monitoring of driving habits, vehicle usage and even distances covered,...

JK SCST Corp organizes awareness camp at Sopore

BARAMULLA: J&K Schedule Caste, Schedule Tribes & Backward Classes Development Corporation Limited, District Baramulla Sunday organised Awareness Camp on the occasion of Qaumi Ekata...

J&K’s debt increases to Rs 55,358 cr at end-FY16: CAG

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir’s total debt rose to Rs 55,358 crore at the end of 2015-16 which was a little over 60 per cent...

GoI to continue pressing RBI for relaxing norms, funds

NEW DELHI: Keeping up the heat on the RBI, the government of India (GoI) will continue to press the central bank to relax norms...

Last date for enrollment of GSTPs extended to 15th Oct

NEW DELHI: The National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) is conducting an examination for confirmation of enrollment of Goods and Services...

GoI to come up with a policy to make petrol cheaper

MUMBAI: India’s Roads Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said the government will be soon announcing a policy, which calls for 15 per cent blending...

FCSCAI minister seeks financial assistance for consumer affairs projects in JK

NEW DELHI: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer Affairs and Information (FCSCAI), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali on Thursday called on Indian Minister for Consumer Affairs,...

4th ‘Hunar Haat’ at Delhi to showcase shawls, carpets and papier-mâché of Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Works of artisans belonging to minority communities and Tihar Jail inmates will be on display at the fourth edition of the Centre’s...

Gold prices hit over 6-year high on festive buzz, global cues

NEW DELHI: Gold prices rose by another Rs 125 to trade at over six-year high of Rs 32,625 per 10 gram on Thursday, buoyed...

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