Valley fruit industry in trouble, courtesy poor transport facility, freight hike

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Oct 23: The Valley’s apple industry has come under strain due to steep hike in freight and deficient transport facilities. The fruit traders and exporters today said the truckers have hiked the freight steeply this season. “The freight has seen almost 100 per cent increase this More

Govt neglects ASHA workers: Left

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 23: State President, Centre of Indian Trade Union, and MLA Kulgam, M Y Tarigami today said the government has “totally neglected the women working as ASHAs”, although it had started the National Rural Health Mission with much fanfare.He said the ASHAs are being asked to provide services More

‘KU flagship programs to generate excellence, leadership’

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 23:  Prof Talat Ahamd, Vice Chancellor Kashmir University today said the two prestigious Masters Programmers— Travel and Hospitality Management, and Craft Management and Entrepreneurship, launched this year by the varsity are envisioned to generate excellence and leadership.
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Poor are honest borrowers: Chidambaram

Asks banks not to hesitate in giving loan

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 23: Finance Minister P Chidambaram today asked banks and financial institutions not to hesitate in giving loans to the poor, saying they are honest borrowers and do not default on payment. "The point which I have driven home so many times, the poor in India are not bad borrowers More

Peaks Auto unveils Alto-800 at Pul

GK NEWS NETWORK

Pulwama, Oct 23: Maruti Suzuki dealership, Peaks Auto unveiled its best seller Alto in an all new form ‘Alto 800’ here today.  The vehicle was unveiled by Javid Ahmad Bhat, Cluster Head & AVP of J&K Bank, Shopian in presence of Jarnail Singh-ED Peaks, M. Anwar Khan- Administrator More

Local tour operators demand increase in quota of copter seats

Amarnath Yatra 2013

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 23: The Valley tourism traders today demanded increase in the quota of helicopter seats for the local travel operators during the Amarnath Yatra 2013. They also demanded that local tour operators be given share in helicopter seat booking for Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji pilgrimage.  More

JK Bank conducts financial literacy camps

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 23: J&K Bank organised a financial literacy camp cum seminar at M.T.M. Foundation School Chandiloora in Tangmarg. People from villages of Chandiloora, Badpora Tangmarg, teachers and students of the school, Branch Manager Central Co-operative Bank and few government officials More

Aryans extends admission date
Srinagar, Oct 23: Chandigarh-based Aryans Group of Colleges has extended the date of admission up to October 30. Ms Varinder Kaur, Coordinator, Aryans Group of Colleges said the students interested to take admission in professional courses like B Tech 1st Year (Civil, Mechanical, CSE, EEE More

RBI to issue `100 note with rupee symbol

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Oct 23: The Reserve Bank will soon issue bank notes of Rs 100 denomination with the rupee symbol in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005.  These bank notes will bear the rupee symbol on the observe and the reverse with inset letter E in both the numbering panels, bearing the signature of More

  • Kashmir

Govt curtails GMC funding

With 10 Crore Liability, College Gets Peanuts For 2012-13

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, Oct 23: While the Government Medical College Srinagar is stressed with a liability of Rs 10 crores, the J&K Government has allocated a meager amount of Rs 5.62 crores for the premier health More



  • Srinagar City

Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) Urs observed

THOUSANDS THRONG SHRINE, OFFER PRAYERS

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Oct 23: The annual Urs of Hazat Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (RA) popularly known as Shah-e-Hamdan was observed at Khanqah -e-Moula in Shaher-e-Khaas Tuesday with religious fervor and enthusiasm.  More




  • Jammu

BJP communalizing situation in erstwhile Doda district: Rana

‘People should remain aware of party’s nefarious designs’

Kastigarh, Oct 23: Devender Singh Rana Political Advisor to the Chief Minister on Tuesday accused the BJP of communalizing the situation in the erstwhile Doda district for what he said “petty political More



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