Poor infra keeps JK from DCT

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 30: The much-vaunted Direct Cash Transfer (DCT) of subsidizes won’t be implemented in Jammu and Kashmir in the first phase, courtesy the poor infrastructure in the state. According to sources, the centre government has not considered Jammu and Kashmir for the DCT due to lack More

'CAPD depots have buffer stocks of rice,sugar,wheat’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 30: To review the availability of foodgrains and other essential commodities including petroleum products and issues relating to transport and legal meteorology department in Kashmir valley, a high level meeting was today convened here under the chairmanship of Minister for CAPD and More

CT deptt sleuths foil tax evading attempt

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 30: Sleuths of Commercial Taxes Department have foiled an attempt to evade entry tax by a “newly built bus body belonging to M/S R K Gupta and Company during the night hours of December 29.” In the statement here today, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes Department, said that More

Gold can reach Rs33,000 level in 2013: Experts

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Dec 30: Gold is likely to hold steady-to-firm in 2013 and could reach Rs 33,000-level as economic growth prospects improve and certain international factors push up the commodity’s price, market experts have said. In the long term, gold looks firm with most central banks pushing liquidity More

2012 was great for hospitality sector: JKTA

Says Kashmir is a well-balanced family tourism destination

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 30: J&K Tourism Alliance today expressed satisfaction over ‘successful tourism season in 2012’, saying it was great for hospitality sector in Kashmir. Chairman, JKTA, Nasir Shah told Greater Kashmir that they were happy that year 2012 had ended with a good tourism season More

SP College hosts Women’s Science Congress

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 30: The first J&K Women’s Science Congress “Women in Science: An Initiative for Women Scientists’ was recently held at SP College here. Principal, SP College, Dr Nazir Ahmad Gilkar at the Congress highlighted its objectives and sought cooperation of all stakeholders for More

350 cos participate in Aryans’ job fests

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Dec 30: Chandigarh-based Aryans Group of Colleges has hosted highest number of job fests this year in northern region. Around 350 companies participated in its Job Fests organized across the year by Aryans Group.  Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges, said that Aryans More

Jammu airport upgradation

Govt committed to rehabilitate affected families: Bhalla

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 30: Minister for Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, Raman Bhalla has said that Government is committed to ensure proper rehabilitation of displaced families coming under widening project of Jammu airport. This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the residents of Belicharana More

High-speed, high-risk trading

Algo trading and high-frequency trading gives faster access to streaming real-time market data. Does this automated trading breeds discrimination between rich brokers and common investors?

Sajjad Bazaz

GENERAL changes in the operations of stock markets - be it in trading of stocks, commodities or currencies - are taking place at lightning speed. The integration of latest technology in the operations of the market has gone much beyond using just phone, fax or emails. Today we see our stock More

  • Kashmir

KU ‘reluctant’ to run human rights course

Varsity Authorities Indecisive On Taking Financial Assistance From UGC

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 30:  Kashmir University authorities are indecisive on accepting the financial assistance from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for running a human rights course at the varsity More



  • Srinagar City

Dal gets buffer zones to check heavy nutrient, silt influx

Eco-friendly measure aimed to naturally filter lake’s inflow waters

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 30: Government has created buffer zones around Dal Lake to prevent heavy inflow of obnoxious nutrients, silt and Azolla from its catchment areas.  Excessive siltation and nutrient inflow More




  • Jammu

SS ALI IS NO MORE

Demise Widely Condoled

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 30: Former Additional Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, SS Ali, passed away Sunday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi after brief illness. Various More



  • South Asia

21 Pak soldiers gunned down by Taliban

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Dec 30: The Pakistani Taliban have gunned down 21 security personnel at a cricket ground after abducting them from check posts near the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said today.The More



  • Bandipora

Electric sub division Watpora defunct

20000 consumers suffer

Watapora (Bandipora), Dec 30: The electric sub division catering to   thousands of consumers in this north Kashmir area is virtually defunct from the past few months owing to the “sub standard More



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