Bombay Mercantile Bank reviving its branches in Valley


Srinagar, Dec 25: In a bid to revive its fortune in the Kashmir Valley, Bombay Mercantile Bank is mulling to offer “attractive” schemes to woo customers.   “Revival of Bombay Mercantile Bank in Srinagar is one of our priorities and the management is working hard for it. The bank has More

Valley poultry farmers seek ban on import of layer birds

Demand compensation, industry status


Srinagar, Dec 25: Kashmir Valley Poultry Farmers’ Association today demanded total ban on import of layer birds into Kashmir alleging that they were “main source for spreading dangerous infections.” The office bearers of the association led by its president G M Bhat today held a meeting with More

JK Bank conducts literacy camps, skill dev program


Srinagar, Dec 25: J&K Bank organised financial literacy camp for newly appointed teachers undergoing induction level training programmes at Pulwama and Awantipora. The FLCC Pulwama conducted two such programmes in association with District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIET), More

Airtel DTH to premiere Vishwaroopam before its worldwide release


Srinagar, Dec 25: Airtel digital TV, the DTH service from the leading telecom operator Bharti Airtel has announced the premiere of Kamal Haasan’s forthcoming thriller Vishwaroopam in Tamil & Telugu and Vishwaroop in Hindi on its Pay Per View (PPV) platform.  The initiative, the first More

NREGA comes under Social Audit


Chadoora, Dec 25: In a significant move, government has decided to have social audit of all works being undertaken under MG NREGA twice a year.  In this connection first of its social audit was today conducted at Panchayat Halqa Buchroo in Chadoora Tehsil of district Budgam, an official statement More

International Advertising Agency bags award


Srinagar, Dec 25: Srinagar-based, International Advertising Agency has bagged ‘award of excellence’ from HDFC Bank, in recognition of its ‘excellent’ services. Vice President, HDFC Bank, Zubair Iqabl, gave away the award to the chairman of agency Mir Tariq Ahmad at an impressive function More

Ganderbal farmers go on study tour
Ganderbal, Dec 25: In order to update the farming community about the latest technology and mechanization in agriculture and allied sectors, Department of Agriculture Kashmir is organizing farmers study tours within and outside state. In this connection Chief Agriculture Officer Ganderbal More

Udyog Dev Foundation nominates coordinators for PRY


Srinagar, Dec 25: Udyog Development Foundation Tuesday nominated Tufail Bazaz as national coordinator for India Pharmacist Revolution Yatra schedule to be held in the first week of January 2013. A spokesperson of the foundation said, Hushiyar Sigh Rakhwal was nominated as state coordinator More

  • Kashmir

In a first, UN funds reach JK for Census workshop

Hi-Tech Software To Be Used For Easy Data Dissemination


Srinagar, Dec 25: For the first time ever, the United Nations has funded a crucial workshop on data dissemination to be tried on sophisticated software produced by India to sensitize the stakeholders on More

  • Srinagar City

Poor sanitation at Bone & Joints Hospital irks patients

Plaster, dressing rooms turn into garbage dumps



Srinagar, Dec 25: Patients visiting the Bone and Joints Hospital at Barzulla here face serious health problems due to poor sanitation at the Valley’s lone trauma facility.  Scores of patients who More

  • Jammu

In JK Right to Education still farfetched dream

Official Panel Fails To Put Forth Suggestions


Jammu, Dec 25: Right to Education as a fundamental right for the children of Jammu and Kashmir remains a far fetched dream as the state government has so far failed to incorporate certain provisions of More

  • Kupwara/Qazigund

Vesu Industrial Estate distant dream

Vesu (Qazigund), Dec 25: Ten years ago government had demarcated land for an industrial estate along the Srinagar-Jammu highway here in south Kashmir. However, not a single industrial unit has so far come More

  • GKeducation&Careers


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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