Key positions lying vacant in Horticulture deptt

Exporters suffer for want of marketing support


Srinagar,Nov 18: With key positions lying vacant in the department of Horticulture (Planning and Marketing), the Valley’s fruit industry has adversely been affected due to lack of marketing strategy in and outside the state.  Sources said the department meant for the promotion of local fruit More

Pak Parliament panel voices reservations

MFN-status to India


Islamabad, Nov 18: A top Pakistani Parliamentary panel has expressed reservations about the government's move to grant the Most Favoured Nation-status to India with some of its members claiming that the measure would "destroy" the domestic agriculture sector. Members of the Public Accounts Committee More

15 Cos to participate in Aryans solar fest


Srinagar, Nov 18: To make students aware about the scope and use of Solar Energy and renewable resources, Aryans College of Engineering, Chandigarh is organizing a solar fest on Nov 21. The “Aryans Solar Fest” will be held at Aryans campus in Chandigarh. Around 2000 students from different More

V-Guard holds dealers’ meet


Srinagar, Nov 18: V- Guard, India’s leading electric and electronic consumer products brand, today held a dealers’ meet at a local hotel here.  “Our company is known for its innovative products, world class quality standards and technological excellence,” said Justin Jose, General Manger marketing More

PSUs told to invest or lose surplus cash


New Delhi, Nov 18: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today said the central PSUs have been put on notice to either invest their surplus cash or lose it. "We have already put (PSUs) on notice, no one will be allowed to fall short of (the) announced intention to invest... If they have not invested More

Karnah residents cry for LPG


Karnah,Nov 18: Residents of Karnah today complained acute shortage of LPG in this leading edge place.  The residents accused the HPCL and Indiana— two oil companies operating here, of putting them to trouble by not providing them the commodity despite completion of all the formalities by More

India ranked 7th in global services trade by WTO


New Delhi, Nov 18: India has been ranked by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) as the seventh largest player in the global services trade with value of exports and imports aggregating $ 261 billion in 2011. With exports at $ 137 billion and imports at $ 124 billion, India is among the five More

Gujjars file petition against JK Bank,Grameen Bank


Jammu, Nov 18: Citing non-representation, Gujjars have filed petition to the RBI and NCST against two state-run banks for not implementing reservation in recruitments for scheduled tribes of the state. "We have filed petition against two banks before National Commission for Schedule Tribes More

Trading illness

Compulsive share trading is similar to drug addiction

Sajjad Bazaz

INCREDIBLE! But true. If you are trading stocks online in the share market, no matter how much money you have lost, be sure you are a case of stock trading addiction. This addiction is similar to drug addiction, which can cause extensive damage to your health as well as wealth. Precisely, this is More

  • Kashmir

Mufti takes on Omar over corruption talk

‘Chief Minister Giving License To Politicians By Justifying Corruption On Coalition Pretext’


Srinagar, Nov 18: A day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said that it was “impossible” to eradicate corruption in a coalition system, the opposition Peoples Democratic Party patron Mufti Muhammad Sayeed More

  • Srinagar City

In absence of SPCA, dog sterilization goes messy


Srinagar, Nov 18: In the absence of any designated monitoring authority to look after the ongoing dog sterilization in Srinagar, the process is seemingly turning messy while almost every Tom, Dick and More

  • Jammu

Police clueless, dozen suspects rounded up



Jammu, Nov 18: While police have rounded up over a dozen suspects from various parts of Jammu city in the past 24 hours, it is clueless on the Saturday’s grenade blast in the winter capital which led to More

  • World

Israel pounds Gaza Strip from air and sea

3 Palestinian kids killed


Gaza,Nov 18: Israel is continuing its assault on the Gaza Strip for a fifth straight day, bombarding the Palestinian enclave from both the air and sea. Medical sources said at least three children and More

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