August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Kashmir industrialists call Centre’s tax exemption decision 'discriminatory'

    Calling the central government’s recent tax exemption announcement for Jammu and Kashmir ‘discriminatory as is going to benefit only handful of industrial units in the state’, the Federation of Chambers of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) today expressed surprise over the statements of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and her three cabinet colleagues welcoming the decision.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Govt will provide effective mechanism for import, sale of dressed chicken: Kohli

    Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Gani Kohli said that the government is determined to provide safe and fresh dressed poultry items to the people of the state adding that any dealer selling unhygienic dressed chicken should be dealt according to law.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Tourism Deptt conducts 1st Himalayan traverse expedition

    The Department of Tourism, Kashmir, in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and J&K Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) organized first of its kind Himalayan traverse expedition from Kargil to Pahalgam through the Suru La and Gulol Gali passes.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Govt committed to tap full potential of horti sector: Basharat Bukhari

    J&K Government has initiated several steps for tapping the potential of horticulture industry of the state by initiating innovative steps on modern scientific lines to improve plant health and soil health besides, conducting live demonstration awareness camps to collect soil samples from orchards across the state, horticulture minister Basharat Bukhari said today.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Beekeeping can generate 50,000 jobs in J&K: Hanjura

    Agriculture Minister Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that apiary (beekeeping) can become a vibrant source of employment and income-generation in the State and has a potential of generating around 50,000 jobs.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    RBI to issue new `50 notes

    The Reserve Bank will soon introduce new fluorescent blue Rs 50 banknotes bearing the motif of 'Hampi with Chariot' that depicts India's cultural heritage.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Dorjey asks for promoting agri-based sustainable economy in Ladakh

    Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjey, today chaired an interface meeting with LAHDC members, NABARD and Banks, and Bi-monthly structured meeting of DDMS at Conference Hall here.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Complete power sector schemes on stipulated time: Dy CM

    Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today asked for coordinated efforts for the successful implementation of the initiatives undertaken for the power sector so that the Prime Minister’s vision of providing uninterrupted power supply to every town and village of the country is realized.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    CCB launches debit card in Jammu

    The Citizens' Cooperative Bank Ltd (CCBL) Jammu, first and the largest Urban Cooperative Bank of Jammu, today launched the much awaited RuPay debit card in a function held at the bank's administrative office here.

    August 19, 2017 1:24 AM

    Myntra fined Rs 10,000 for denying refund to customer

    District Consumer Protection Forum (DCFM), Srinagar has fined online shopping portal Myntra.