Baglihar-II project gets environmental clearance

Work on project likely to gain momentum

ARUN SINGH

Jammu, Oct 31: In a positive development, the J&K State Power Development Corporation has secured the environment clearance from the Union Ministry of Environment and Forests for Baglihar-II Hydro Power Project. With this, the work on the project is likely to gain momentum. According More

Div Com reviews stock,supply position

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 31: Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today reviewed stock and supply position of essential commodities— Rice, Atta, Sugar, Kerosene Oil, LPG, Petroleum products, etc— in Kashmir including Leh and Kargil.  The meeting was informed that presently 34216 More

JK Bank share goes all time high of Rs1225

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 31: With its share price appreciating by 9.4 per cent, J&K Bank today topped gainers list. The Bank’s stock hit all time high of Rs 1225 and Rs 1224.55 on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) respectively. The surge in the stock price came shortly More

New LPG policy hits gold dealers in Kashmir

‘Our workers cannot stay here in absence of LPG, kerosene”

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Oct 31: LPG shortage has affected yet another business sector in the Valley. This time around it is the jewelers who have complained about incurring heavy losses due to non-availability of gas “as we could not mould, manufacture or design ornaments.” The gold dealers said the shortage More

Govt forms group to discuss ban on bulk SMS, MMS

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 31: Government has constituted a six-member group to consider various issues arising out of ban on bulk Short Message Service (SMS) and Multimedia Message Service (MMS) because of security reasons. The group is mandated to define bulk SMS or MMS to be sent by a mobile phone More

Aryans launches scholarships for JK students facing problems outside

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 31: Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has opened the doors for J&K students studying in different colleges across the country but not satisfied and/or facing difficulties in their respective colleges. B.S.Sidhu, Registrar, Aryans Group in a statement said many J&K More

EDB special cell to offer gold, housing loans

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Oct 31: The ED Bank opened a special cell for gold and housing loans. Chairman ED Bank, A K Razdan inaugurated the cell today at Lower Roop Nagar, Jammu. Razdan on the occasion said the cell has been established to provide quick and hassle-free loans with minimum formalities More

  • Kashmir

CRPF to pull one more battalion from Kashmir

Withdrawal Of 6 More Units Under Consideration: IG Sandhu

REDUCING FOOTPRINTS

SHABIR IBN YUSUF

Srinagar, Oct 31: To thin the footprints of its forces in Kashmir, the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) is withdrawing its one more battalion permanently from south Kashmir while the withdrawal of six More



  • Srinagar City

100 bitten in 2 days

DOG ATTACKS INTENSIFY

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Oct 31: After a little lull in canine attacks on humans in this summer Capital, stray packs mauled over 100 people in the City in the past two days, officials and witnesses Wednesday said.  More




  • Jammu

9 district judges await appointment

GOVT SLEEPS OVER HC RECOMMENDATIONS

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Oct 31: Despite pendency of around 2.5 lakh cases in various courts of J&K, the state government is sleeping over the appointment of nine District and Sessions Judges, as recommended by the More



  • South Asia

Renaming roundabout after Bhagat Singh

Pak puts plan on hold

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Oct 31: Giving in to the pressure from hardline groups like the Jamaat-ud-Dawah and a section of local residents, a move to rename a roundabout here in Pakistan after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh More



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