'No decision on raising LPG cap'
New Delhi, Dec 12: A day after Election Commission rap, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today said the government has not yet taken any decision on raising cap on supply of subsidised LPG cylinders and the EC would have been informed before announcing any decision. "If the proposals had been More

RBI, JK Bank meet discusses foreign exchange issues


Srinagar, Dec 12: Two-day interactive meet organized by the Reserve Bank of India in association with J&K Bank concluded today. Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director (Jammu), RBI, K K Saraf said that financial literacy and financial inclusion were their focused targets in J& More

JKTA condoles Handoo’s demise
Srinagar, Dec 12: J&K Tourism Alliance today expressed grief over the demise of Sajad Handoo, station manager, Kingfisher Airlines, who passed away today after a prolonged illness. Handoo (35) was suffering from cancer for past over two years and today breathed his last.  Handoo More

AquaChinar launches ‘drink water think water’ campaign
Srinagar, Dec 12: To mark 12/12/12 as ‘changing environmental day’,  AquaChinar has launched “Drink Water Think Water” campaign for 2012-13. The campaign has been launched as part of its CSR with WATER XPRESS, it said in a statement.  Giving details it said under this program the company More

JK delegation urges US to lift travel restriction


Washington, Dec 12: The first ever business delegation from Jammu and Kashmir visiting here has asked US to lift the travel restrictions on its citizens, now that normalcy has returned to the State. In its meetings with officials of the US Government, the business delegation of young entrepreneurs More

Special trg program in Islamic finance
New Delhi, Dec 12: India-based Oasis academy in association with South Eastern University of Sri Lanka (SESUL) is offering a special training program of one month for students across India. It is a campus based programme in Sri Lanka’s SESUL University. The course will commence from January More

Judicial inquiry into lobbying by Walmart


New Delhi, Dec 12: Yielding to pressure from political parties, government today announced a time-bound inquiry by a retired judge into reports of lobbying by retail giant Walmart to gain entry into India and inform the House "as fast as possible". "Today, I would like to inform the House More

  • Kashmir

Lolab girl loses life in littered explosive blast

2 Siblings Also Injured; SOP Nowhere In Sight


Srinagar, Dec 12: A girl died while two of her siblings were injured in a littered explosive blast in Lolab area of frontier district of Kupwara on Wednesday evening.  Police sources said Nuzhat Akhter More

  • Srinagar City


JKSMA holds symbolic trek from Faqeer Gujri to Asthan Marg in Dara stretch of Harwan area in the heels of mount Mahadev


Srinagar, Dec 12: Adventure tourism lovers Wednesday joined hands to promote hills in Srinagar for trekking by holding a symbolic trek in the picturesque Harwan area.  In continuation to the celebration More

  • Jammu

Govt sets up panel to probe Assembly Complex damage


Jammu, Dec 12: A portion of the Assembly complex here collapsed reportedly due to construction work going on nearby, prompting the Jammu and Kashmir government to set up a three-member panel to probe the More

  • World

Pt Ravi Shankar passes away


Washington, Dec 12: Legendary sitar maestro Pandit Ravi Shankar, who spearheaded the worldwide spread of Indian music and had a major influence on Western musicians like The Beatles, died today in San More

  • Court Watch

Court directs State to relocate 3 foreign under-trials

Counsel seeks lodging of accused at lock-ups nearer to their trial court


Srinagar, Dec 12: A local court Wednesday directed the State to lodge two foreign ‘militants’ at Central Jail Srinagar and district jail Baramulla while sending the third ‘militant’ back to district jail More

  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’


 Since 2008, Kashmir Education Initiative (KEI), a volunteer-driven philanthropic organization with a focus on education in Kashmir, has been quietly supporting education of talented and deserving More

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