Valleyites buy cars for `500 cr/yr

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 24: In what points to the vibrancy of market in Kashmir, Valleyites every year purchase private vehicles for more than Rs 500 crore.  Based on a market survey Greater Kashmir conducted this week, on an average Valleyites purchase around 16,500 vehicles a year.  Market More

Mahindra eyes Kashmir market
Srinagar, Dec 24: Mahindra First Choice Wheels Ltd (MFCWL) has announced its plans to expand its consumer base here. Rajeev Dubey President (HR, After-Market & Corporate Services) recently speaking to the reporters here said that the “used car industry” in Jammu & Kashmir is thriving More

Poultry farmers suffer heavy losses

Ranikhet infection

PEERZADA AARIF

Baramulla, Dec 24: The poultry farmers in this district have suffered heavy monetary losses by the sudden increase in bird mortality due to outbreak of Ranikhet disease in north Kashmir. According to the poultry farmers due to the infection more than 5000 birds have died in the area in last More

HDFC Bank opens branch at Baramulla

GK NEWS NETWORK

Baramulla, Dec 24: Continuing with its expansion plans, HDFC Bank today opened its 52nd branch in J&K at Baramulla. It is the second branch by the bank in this district.  Amongst the private banks, HDFC Bank has currently the largest network of 52 branches and 136 ATMs in the state. The More

Tax concessions for agri sector to continue: FM

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 24: Minister for Finance, Abdul Rahim Rather today said that government has made the entire agriculture sector more or less tax free.  “Soon after taking over in 2008, the coalition government in its very first Budget exempted toll tax on import of fertilizers, agriculture tools More

Placement drive held at BGSBU

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 24: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri in coordination with Future Group organised a ‘placement drive’ at its campus under Uddan project of Government of India. More than 100 students attended the drive.  The students had to face written test and participate in group More

'Buy Tanishq Jewellery On Easy Instalments'

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 24: Here is some good news for the jewellery lovers. Tanishq in collaboration with HDFC Bank and ICICI Bank has started an EMI facility for the customers to buy jewellery and pay in easy instalments.  The facility will help customers buy jewellery without putting lot of pressure More

Medical suppliers seeks release of payments

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 24: Health equipment suppliers have urged Government Medical College, Srinagar, and its associated hospitals to clear their bills. The suppliers who supply diagnostic equipment and consumables said they were awaiting the release of their payments since long.  The suppliers More

Investment Matters

Sajjad Bazaz

Look for financial advisorsGet your investment portfolio managed by a professional financial consultant much like you require the help of a doctor for curing your ill healthIN response to last week’s column – Is ‘perfect storm’ on cards - one of the readers has sought suggestions More

  • Kashmir

High Court pulls up Investigating Officer for ‘casual approach’

Directs SSP To Monitor Investigation, Seeks Case Diaries Every Month

2010 ANANTNAG KILLINGS

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 24: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the investigating officer (IO) probing the case of killing of two youth at Khanabal in South Kashmir’s Anantnag (Islamabad) district in 2010 More



  • Srinagar City

28,311 kanals of Kahcharai land encroached in Srinagar

Authorities identify occupants, forget land retrieval

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 24: At a time when purchasing a patch of land in densely populated Srinagar city has virtually become a distant dream, nearly 28,311 of Kahcharai land continues to be under illegal occupation More




  • Jammu

MIDDLE-RUNG RESHUFFLE IN FOREST DEPARTMENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 24: In a major reshuffle, government today ordered transfers and posting of around 32 officers including Conservators and Divisional Forest Officers (DFOs) serving in various wings of Forest More



  • GKeducation&Careers

TOPPERS VIEWS

SUCCESS STORIES

Girls once again outshined boys in the merit list of the recently announced results of class 10th board exam. First three positions were shared by seven girls, while 255 students made it to the merit list More



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