Subsidized seeds yield grass, not crop in Khag

Farmers accuse Agriculture department of deceiving them

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Oct 29: Farmers of central Kashmir’s Khag tehsil are up in arms against the Agriculture Department. Reason: The subsidized paddy seed the department had distributed among the farmers has yielded only grass on nearly 1100 kanals of paddy land in the area. Over 400 farmers had used More

SC declines to restrain GM crops' field trials
New Delhi, Oct 29: The Supreme Court Monday declined to restrain the government from going ahead with the open field trials of the GM crops for the coming rabi season. The government earlier resisted any move to restrain open field trials of GM crops, while pointing to a court-appointed committee More

Ibrahim Shahdad Honored At Ethan Allen's Int’l Conference

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 29: Ethan Allen Interiors Inc (NYSE: ETH), a leading interior design company and manufacturer and retailer of quality home furnishings, is presently celebrating its 80th anniversary.   As part of the anniversary celebration, the company honored many of their longstanding More

Byond introduces tablet PC range

GK NEWS NETWORK

New Delhi, Oct 29: Byond Tech Electronics has brought to India the biggest range of tablets under one Brand with 10 versions of “MI Book”. Its retail range starts from Rs 4300 to Rs 11000. All MI Books come with 3D Screens.  Prashant Bora, CEO, Byond Tech Electronics said, “We have More

Pampore Joinery Mill employees appeal CM
Srinagar, Oct 29: Employees of Pampore Joinery Mill today accused the administration of appointing blue-eyed people in the mill in total disregard to the recruitment rules.  The employees said the mill is running on loss and a little bit revenue being generated, does not even suffice to meet More

IIM-Lucknow launches analytics programme
Lucknow, Oct 29: The Indian Institute of Management-Lucknow and America's Kelley School of Business have announced a joint certificate programme in business analytics for executives. The one-year certification programme would impart “cutting edge analytics” knowledge through a unique blend More

MTNL, BSNL fail to give dates for Blackberry interception

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 29: Public sector undertakings -- MTNL and BSNL have not yet given any time frame for testing of services for interception of Blackberry services notwithstanding the December 31 Government deadline for operators to comply with it or shut their services. In a letter, the Government More

FM unveils fiscal consolidation roadmap to boost growth

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Oct 29: Seeking to promote investment and growth, Finance Minister P Chidambaram today unveiled a five-year fiscal consolidation roadmap to contain deficit and move ahead with taxation and expenditure management reforms. The minister also expressed the hope that the Reserve Bank More

Daikin launches new electronic devices

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Oct 29: Daikin – an air conditioning company has come up with latest electronic devices to cater to the requirements of Valleyites during winter months.  “We have introduced new electronic heating devices which can function in sub zero temperatures and on less electricity,” said More

Bank watch

Sajjad Bazaz

Toddlers’ money mattersEncourage children to handle their pocket money the same way you handle household budgets.Money matters have always been projected as complex matters to us. Under this fear of complexity, we have ignored our financial convenience. Majority of us More

  • Kashmir

Tulail: Expectant mother loses life as doctors go ‘missing’

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Srinagar, Oct 29: In a shocking incident of its kind, an expectant mother has lost her life in north Kashmir’s Tulail block in Gurez on past Sunday allegedly due to the absence of doctors at the Primary More



  • Srinagar City

Afghan troupes strike City

Kabul based music group performs at Radio Kashmir Srinagar

GK CITY CORRESPONDENT

Srinagar, Oct 29: It were Afghans ruling the Radio Kashmir Srinagar auditorium Monday afternoon as a world famed Sufi music group from the neighboring country performed at the show amid applauds from audience More




  • Jammu

First convoy reaches Jammu amid tight security

DURBAR MOVES

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Oct 29: After closure of Durbar Move offices in the summer capital, the first convoy of around 200 vehicles, mostly carrying government records, reached Jammu amid tight security on Monday evening More



  • World

Bosnian walks over 5,500 km on pilgrimage to Makkah

Sarajevo: Bosnian Muslim Senad Hadzic's spiritual journey to perform the Hajj took him 10 months as walked 5,650 km before reaching Makkah in Saudi Arabia, Bosnian media reported. “There was not a More



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