Come Jan 1, existing bank cheques to become trash

Standard uniform CTS-2010 will take over

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Nov 14: Using cheques to do transaction with your bank? Come January your cheque books would become a useless piece of paper: Reason, the existing non-uniform standard of cheques would be taken over by standard uniform Cheque Truncation System (CTS-2010). As per the direction of More

Growth of 7 pc feasible next fiscal: Survey
New Delhi, Nov 14: A majority of corporate honchos feel that reviving India's overall economic growth to seven per cent will be feasible in the next fiscal, a survey by industry body Assocham said today. According to Assocham's confidence Index, "After a subdued Diwali this financial year, India More

‘Govt has taken revolutionary steps to boost cooperative sector’

59th All India Cooperative Week

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 14: Minister of State for Cooperatives and Finance, Dr Manohar Lal Sharma has said that several revolutionary steps have been taken by the Government to revive the cooperative sector in the State during the past three years and encouraging indicators are visible on ground. Addressing More

Banks should abide by RBI guidelines on recovery: FCIK

Says during raid on a local hotelier there was misbehaviour from both sides

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 14:  Valley’s apex industrial body, the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) today urged banks operating in the state to strictly abide by the Reserve Bank of India guidelines on loan recovery.  The federation, according to a handout issued here, held its administrative More

Yamaha Bike Corner inaugurated

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Nov 14: Yamaha Bike Corner (YBC) Budgam M/s Bismillah Motors was inaugurated jointly by District Cluster Head, J& K Bank, Abdul Hameed Khan, Branch Manager Ompora, Muhammad Sidiq Dar, Branch Manager Budgam Javaid Ahmad, Branch Manager HDFC Budgam, Manzoor Ahmad and Branch Manager of More

Mukhtar’s photo gallery fascinates people in Delhi

Admirers plan trip to Kashmir

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Renowned landscape photographer Mukhtar Ahmed continues to mesmerize audiences through his pictures on Kashmir.  For now this lenseman is going hot favourite in New Delhi with people making it to his gallery; Impressed, many of them end up planning a trip to Kashmir.
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CS for setting up terminal market
Jammu, Nov 14: Chief Secretary Madhav Lal Wednesday asked the agricultural production department to explore and chalk out a plan of setting up a terminal market (mandi) for agricultural produce.  Chairing the periodic Committee of Secretaries (COS) meeting here, Chief Secretary maintained More

  • Kashmir

10 years on, JK Sports Council sits on ‘urgent matter’

‘Tainted’ Official Enjoys Plum Position; Government Goes Lenient

FAKE CERTIFICATE CASE

Srinagar, Nov 14: In an outrageous case of official negligence, the J&K State Sports Council has brazenly overlooked the ‘authentication of certificates’ of an official which proved that he had “mischievously More



  • Srinagar City

Omar supports skewed bridge

Says nothing wrong with Tedha design, ridicules critics

M HYDERI

Srinagar, Nov 14: Breaking his silence on the construction of “controversial” skewed bridge, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said there was nothing wrong with the project and hinted that Peoples More




  • Jammu

NHPC to set up institute in Kashmir

HYDRO POWER TRAINING

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Nov 14: National Hydel Power Corporation would be establishing a hydero power training institute in Kangan area of Ganderbal. Sources said the National Power Training Institute (NPTI) will More



  • South Asia

Education now compulsory for Pakistan children

Islamabad, Nov 14: Pakistan has made education free and compulsory for children aged between five and 16. Pakistan's National Assembly Tuesday unanimously passed the right to free and compulsory education More



  • World

Hu, Wen bow out; Xi to take over as new boss

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, Nov 14: Chinese President Hu Jintao and Premier Wen Jiabao bowed out of the top leadership of the ruling Communist Party of China today after a 10-year stint in power, as the Party's key Congress More



  • Health

‘SCREEN CHILDREN TOO FOR DIABETES’

NOV 14 IS WORLD DIABETES DAY AND CHILDREN'S DAY

ANJALI OJHA

New Delhi, Nov 14: If you are under the impression that diabetes is an old man's disease, you are wrong. More and more children are falling prey to this lifestyle disease and doctors say it is best to More



  • Ganderbal

Maternity hospital Wayil sans medicare facilities

Patients suffer, authorities mute

Wayil (Ganderbal): Signifying messy state of affairs in Kashmir’s healthcare system, the mini- maternity hospital at Wayil here sans basis medicare facilities coupled with shortage of medicos and paramedics More



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