JK’s marble industry lying flat

Denotification of Kupwara mines pending for years

MUDDASIR ALI

Srinagar, Dec 13: The state government is sitting over a proposal for reviving extraction of marble resources in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district since early 1990s when the industry was shut. Official sources told Greater Kashmir that the Geology and Mining Department had approached the state More

Oil companies told to fast track appointment of new LPG dealers

Akhoon for streamlining home delivery of gas

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 13: To streamline the gas distribution, J&K government has asked the oil companies to fast track appointment of new dealers in Srinagar and Jammu cities as also in each block of the state.  “I have directed the oil companies to expedite the process for setting up new gas More

JK Bank convenes DLRC meet

Banks disburse Rs 72 cr in Gbl

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: J&K Bank convened District Level Review Committee (DLRC) meet at Ganderbal, which was chaired by District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal Showkat Ahmad Mir. Additional DC Itrat Hussain Rafiquee, CPO Mukhtar Ahmad Bazaz, AGM NABARD Kamal Sainee, all district More

Jamkash Vehicleades, MSIL hold bankers’ meet

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: Jamkash Vehicleades Kashmir Pvt Ltd in collaboration with Maruti Suzuki India Ltd organized a meet with Jammu & Kashmir Grameen Bank at Baramulla, Dak Bungalow today.  Top officials of two companies and the bank were present on the occasion. The meeting discussed More

RBI expects inflation to moderate in 2-3 months

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Khatwa, Dec 13: The Reserve Bank expects inflation to moderate further in the next 2-3 months that may lead to cut in interest rates by the Central Bank, RBI Deputy Governor K C Chakrabarty said today.  "We are trying to bring down inflation. There is a probability that inflation would come down More

SKUAST Jammu gets JK Bank Business Unit

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: J&K Bank today opened a Business Unit at SK University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology at Chatha in Jammu. J&K Bank President & Zonal Head (Jammu) O P Sharma inaugurated the premises in presence of Vice Chancellor SKUAST Jammu Prof. D K Arora amidst a huge gathering More

Krishi Vigyan Kendra holds meet

GK NEW NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: Krishi Vigyan Kendra, SKUAST-Kashmir conducted a Scientific Advisory Committee meeting on Wednesday at Shalimar, here. The meeting was chaired by Dr Afifa S Kamili, Director Extension Education SKUAST-K. Director Extension Education advised the concerned programme coordinator to More

Dar takes over as chairman JK Cooperative Bank

New board of directors elected

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 13: M S Dar has taken over as chairman J&K State Cooperative Bank Ltd, Srinagar.The bank held elections of its Board of Directors on December 8 under the provisions of the J&K Cooperative Act and Rules. The Board of Directors unanimously appointed Dar, an eminent cooperator with More

'Economic growth stabilising'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Dec 13: Chief Economic Adviser Raghuram Rajan today said economic growth seems to be stabilising and the efforts should be made to strengthen the recovery process. "Hopefully, economic growth is stabilising. Certainly every move that government is trying to make (will) help to strengthen More

  • Kashmir

High Court seeks family response to SIT report

TUFAIL MATOO KILLING CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 13: The High Court Thursday granted four weeks to the family of Tufail Matoo to file reply to the final report submitted by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case. The SIT report More



  • Srinagar City

Forget subsidy,CCD at KU

TAXES STUDENTS

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Dec 13: Notwithstanding the claims of Café Coffee Day, that its outlet at Kashmir University would offer subsidy to students and academicians, the CCD levies tax of 13% on every commodity sold More




  • Jammu

Govt initiates process for fast tracking recruitment

Formal Orders Issued For Prof Peer’s Appointment As Consultant

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 13: The state government Thursday issued formal orders for appointment of Prof Mushtaq Ahmad Peer as Consultant for “fast-tracking recruitment to non-gazetted posts.” The appointment orders More



  • South Asia

Civil Society from PaK to attend Intra-Kashmir conference in Jammu

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Dec 13: A high-level delegation comprising civil society representatives, intellectuals, jurists and traders from Pakistan administrative Kashmir on Friday left for Delhi to attend a two-day More



  • World

Britain plans more face-to-face visa interviews for students

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

London, Dec 13: Britain today said it would increase the number of face-to-face students interviews instead of just paper checks after a pilot study found abuse of the country's student visa system in More



  • Ganderbal

Voices against female foeticide go shriller

KWS ORGANIZES SEMINAR

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Ganderbal: In its endeavour to spread awareness about the menace of female foeticide, Khatoon Welfare Society (KWS), an NGO Thursday organized a seminar at Government Girls Higher Secondary School here More



  • GKeducation&Careers

‘Allow kids to think critically’

BETTER EDUCATION

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 Kashmiri More



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