Dried vegetables, parched fish find few takers in Kashmir

Traders complain decline in business


Srinagar Jan 26: Despite winters turning harsh, the dried vegetables and desiccated fish, nearly a staple winter food in yesteryears in Kashmir, has largely gone out of fashion. Traders told Greater Kashmir that the demand for the dried vegetables and parched fish has considerably declined More

SHG engineers seek tax relaxation


Srinagar, Jan 26: The Self Help Group of Engineers today appealed finance minister Abdul Rahim Rather to “relax service tax, VAT and other taxes” being charged from them in the upcoming budget.At a meeting here today the SHG Engineers Association, J&K appealed the FM to either waive off these More

Mega milk plant coming up in Pulwama


Srinagar, Jan 26: Formica Foods, a social enterprise in collaboration with British Diary is setting up a mega milk plant in Industrial Growth Centre Lassipora. The 1,40,000 litre plant is expected to start production this summer. The plant will source milk from farmers in the Valley and will More

Airtel mobile recharge becomes easier
Srinagar, Jan 26:  Airtel, leading global telecommunications company, today said it has made the prepaid recharge easier for its customers in India. In a statement here today the company said its prepaid mobile customers in India can now enjoy the convenience of recharging their mobile phones online More

Valley readymade garment dealers suffer losses


Srinagar Jan 26: The Srinagar-Jammu Highway closure has caused huge financial losses to the readymade garment dealers in the Valley. Ajaz Shah of ‘Sahab Gulal’, a readymade garment shop at Regal Lane here said the highway closure had disturbed their business badly. “We were expecting More

Diesel cars may go costly after budget


New Delhi, Jan 26: Diesel car buyers may have to shell out more with the Finance Ministry considering the imposition of higher excise duty on such vehicles in the upcoming Budget likely to be unveiled sometime in March. In order to discourage consumption of subsidised diesel by personal vehicle More

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Sajjad Bazaz

NET BANKING FACILITYI want to know about the internet banking facilities provided by J&K Bank. What is the procedure to avail the facility and what are the charges to be paid?Mushtaq Teli, Srinagar J&K Bank provides internet banking facilities to its customers More

  • Kashmir

Valley receives fresh snowfall

Night temperature improves

Srinagar, Jan 26: Several areas of Kashmir Valley received fresh snowfall on Thursday as the residents got respite from severe cold wave with minimum temperature increasing by several degrees. Moderate More

  • Srinagar City

Chinese lights add to Republic Day glitter

‘Come hail or storm, traders will cross Great Wall’


Srinagar, Jan 26: At a time when Chinese products have been flooding the markets world over, even the Republic Day celebrations in this neighbouring country couldn’t stay immune to global trend as festive More

  • Jammu

Delayed JNNURM works put Govt in dock

State seeks to surrender unimplemented projects, divert funds


Jammu, Jan 26: With executing agencies missing the deadline of many urban development projects leading to escalation in their cost, the state government has approached centre to allow it to ‘surrender More

  • South Asia

Pakistan wants to work with India: Gilani


Davos, Jan 26: Pointing out that Pakistan has "excellent" relationship with India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani today said cooperation between the two to tackle climate change was "doable". He More

  • World

Cannot censor the Web: Google to India


Davos, Jan 26: Ahead of a court hearing, technology giant Google facing controversy in India allegedly for hosting obscene and objectionable content today made it clear that it is not possible for the More

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