NC-led govt hampering cross-LoC trade: Mufti

Calls for adequate infrastructure, free movement of people, commodities across LoC

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 12: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today accused the government of hampering the cross-LoC trade through unnecessary restrictions. Maintaining that the trade and travel across the LoC had become possible only due to the “assiduous efforts of the previous More

Slathia for boosting industrial sector in JK

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 12: Minister for Industries and commerce, S. S Slathia today said Industrial sector has received another shot in the arm as the state Government has secured ten year extension of central excise package/refund on Value Addition for the state from the Union Finance Ministry. After More

Gopalpora BSNL tower mal-functions

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 12: The BSNL mobile-phone tower at Gopalpora Chadoora has not been functioning smoothly ever since its installation three years back, locals alleged. They alleged that the tower completely goes “dead” when there is no power supply in the area. “It is unfortunate that the genset More

Will take mobile banking services to unbanked India

SBI, airtel ink pact

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 12: State Bank of India, country’s largest lender, and Bharti airtel, India’s largest telecommunications company, today inked a Joint Venture to make available banking services to India’s unbanked millions.  The newly formed entity, will harness the power of State Bank’s strengths More

DRC appreciates tourism department ‘achievements’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 12: Departmental Related Committee (DRC) of Legislative Council on Tourism Department today expressed satisfaction over the performance of the department for achieving outstanding results in implementation of various tourism promotion programmes across Jammu region. The Committee, according More

Bankers want RBI to cut CRR, SLR on Jan 25

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Jan 12:  Amidst liquidity squeeze and a higher-than-expected credit offtake, bankers on Tuesday requested the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to slash cash reserve ratio (CRR), the mandatory cash balance that they park with the central bank, and the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR), besides More

Rs 4.66 cr goods traded across LoC

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Poonch Jan 12: Goods worth over Rs 4.66 crore were  traded through 50 trucks between Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) along the Line of Control (LoC) at Chakan-Da-Bagh Crossing  point in Poonch district today, officials said. As many as 25 trucks rolled out from Trade Facilitation More

Industrial growth down to 18-mth low

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 12: Industrial growth plunged to an 18-month low of 2.7 per cent in November, 2010 from over 11 per cent recorded in the previous month, which may make a strong case for continuation of stimulus in the Budget. The sharp deceleration in November figures was because of just 2 More

  • Kashmir

Hard work key to success, say Class X toppers

UMER MAQBOOL DAR

Srinagar, Jan 12: Sixteen year old Sana Fayaz of Peerbagh Hyderpora, who topped the 2010 batch of Class X believes that systematic hard work led to her achieving the feat. Sana, eldest daughter of More



  • Srinagar City

Authorities ‘hush up’ Mulberry tree chopping

CLAIM ONLY SINGLE BRANCH DAMAGED BY SPEEDING VEHICLE

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Jan 12: Even though the Mulberry tree trunks were chopped down in broad daylight allegedly by the paramilitary CRPF personnel last month, the concerned authorities seem to be trying to hush up More




  • Jammu

Guv, CM greet people on Lohri, Makar Sankranti

Jammu, Jan 12: The Governor, N N Vohra and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah have felicitated the people on Lohri and Makar Sankranti, and prayed that these occasions would be the harbingers of peace, progress More



  • News in Brief

'Recruitment drive done in hush hush manner'

Srinagar, Jan 12: People’s Democratic Party today said the police recruitment conducted in the City on Wednesday was done in “hush hush manner and another brazen instance of the insincere conduct of state More



  • Business

NC-led govt hampering cross-LoC trade: Mufti

Calls for adequate infrastructure, free movement of people, commodities across LoC

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 12: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today accused the government of hampering the cross-LoC trade through unnecessary restrictions. Maintaining that the trade More



  • News

Advani says he personally felt what Jinnah had gone through

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 12: Five years after courting controversy for praising M A Jinnah, senior BJP leader L K Advani still seems to be haunted by it as he remarked that he had "personally" experienced what the More



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