Flight of capital won’t be allowed: FinMin

Pre-budget discussions begin

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 19: Initiating the exercise of pre-budget discussions here on Saturday, Minister for Finance Abdul Rahim Rather said the issue of flight of capital due to diversion of trade from the state would be addressed appropriately.      Interacting with the members of More

World famous Padder Sapphire to go under hammer in February

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 19: To cash in on huge global demand for pure Padder sapphires, Jammu and Kashmir government would auction fresh stock of sapphire corundum for two days from February 11 in Jammu. “We are auctioning the sapphire corundum through open market on February 11 and 12 in Jammu,” General More

No roll-back of increase in diesel prices: Moily

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jaipur, Jan 19: Ruling out roll-back of the "small" 45 paisa increase in diesel prices, Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily today said bulk consumers like Railways will have to find their own budget to buy the fuel at market price. "No, no, there is no question of roll back," Moily, who is here More

Regulators ensure fair play, no 'great incoherence': CCI chief

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 19: Downplaying perceptions of regulatory turf wars, Competition Commission Chairman Ashok Chawla has said that all regulators seek to ensure fair play in their respective areas and there is "no great incoherence and conflict" amongst them.  The Competition Commission of India More

'Govt will keep interest of stakeholders in mind'

GST implementation

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 19: Minister for Finance Abdul Rahim Rather today said the interests of all the stakeholders as well as the overall revenue interest of the state will be kept into consideration during implementation of the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime in J&K.  The minister More

JK Bank holds awareness camp in Baramulla

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 19: J&K Bank organised an awareness camp in Baramulla in collaboration with agriculture department. The camp was aimed to disseminate information about services and products of the bank and government incentives available to farming community. A large number of people from More

Annil Suri re-elected president BBIA

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 19: Annil Suri, entrepreneur, was today elected as president Bari Brahmana Industries Association, Jammu. The elections to the association were held today for the term 2012-14 at BBIA Bhawan. The election commissioners were Sudhir Kumar, Sanjay Puri, Vishal Gupta, S.P.S Nayyar More

ADTOI,TASK felicitate Mir, Kitchloo
Srinagar,Jan 19: ADTOI (JK Chapter) has felicitated Gulam Ahmad Mir on his taking over as minister for Tourism and Sajjad Ahmad Kitchloo as Minister of State for Tourism.   In a statement here today chairman ADTOI (JK Chapter)  Abdul Hamid Narwari said that all the members of the More

SBI to get Rs 3,004 cr capital from govt by March

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

New Delhi, Jan 19: State Bank of IndiaBSE 0.93 % (SBI) today announced it will get Rs 3,004 crore as part of the government's capital infusion plan for the current fiscal.  The fund infusion will enable the bank to support national and international banking operations undertaken through its subsidiaries More

I have no use for money: Bill Gates

INDO ASIAN NEWS SERVICE

London, Jan 19: William Henry 'Bill' Gates with an estimated wealth of $65 billion is as rich as two Kenyas, three Trinidads and a dozen Montenegros but is now engaged in the process of ridding himself of all the money in the hope of extending the lives of others less fortunate than himself.  More

  • Kashmir

Snowfall exposes R&B

Potholes Reappear On Valley Roads

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Jan 19: The recent snowfall has brought to fore the substandard material used by the Road and Buildings Department and improper techniques adopted for the construction of roads in the Valley More



  • Srinagar City

Jehangir Chowk–Natipora flyover construction hits roadblock

HSHS traders accuse authorities of breach of trust in rehabilitation

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 19: Traders of commercial hub Hari Singh High Street (HSHS) here on Saturday accused the state government of “breach of trust” in their rehabilitation for the proposed construction of flyover More




  • Jammu

TARA ACTS TOUGH

Commences inspection of schools

ATTACHMENT OF STAFF IN EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 19:  To have firsthand experience of working in government schools and as part of his initiative to detach staff in education department, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand, who is Minister More



  • South Asia

‘All-inclusive dialogue needed to settle Kashmir issue peacefully’

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 19: While stressing the need for de-escalating tensions across the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir, the speakers at the All Parties Kashmir Conference (APKC) urged the international community to More



  • World

Controversial full body scanners to be removed from US airports

Washington, Jan 19: Those airport scanners with their all-too revealing body images will soon be going away. The Transportation Security Administration says the scanners that used a low-dose X-ray More



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