‘Dream big to achieve big’
His intense desire to give something great to Kashmir inspired him to launch a successful enterprise. In a short span of time after its launch his Banday Group of Companies reached a scale where it provides employment to over a thousand persons  in the Valley. Ashiq Banday in an interview More

Valley hoteliers demand tourism infrastructure

Resolve to make city cleaner, more beautiful

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar,Jan 27: Expecting a successful tourism season ahead, the Valley-based hoteliers today urged the state government to upgrade tourism infrastructure in the urban areas. The hoteliers pinned their hopes on Nawang Rigzin Jora, newly inducted Urban Development Minister for giving thrust More

Retail investors can recover Rs 12,145 cr from relisting: Report

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Mumbai, Jan 27: Retail investors, who lost a whopping Rs 61,000 crore in blocked funds due to suspension of trading in 1,450 firms during 1992-2009, could get back Rs 12,145 crore on re-listing of some these firms, says a report by CNI Research. Between November 2009 and November 2012, as many More

Tourism Day celebrated

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 27: J&K Tourism Department in association with Space Communication organized an event on ‘India Tourism Day’ at SKICC. The event was aimed to highlight the importance of aviation industry in connecting Kashmir. Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir on the occasion said that More

JK Tourism bags 2 awards
Srinagar, Jan 27: J&K Tourism has won ‘Outlook traveller award 2012’ for Ladakh. The place has been voted as India’s favourite adventure tourism destination. J&K Tourism has also won an award for Vaishno Devi rated as the favourite pilgrimage site in India. The state shared this award with More

Aircel customers get ‘balance transfer’ facility

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, Jan 27: Aircel, leading cellular company, has launched a unique and innovative service ‘balance transfer’ for its customers in Jammu and Kashmir. “With ‘balance transfer’ the Aircel customers will be able to transfer their balance to other Aircel customers which could be family, friends More

Of Exchange-Traded Gold Funds

One can buy units of these funds, hold them as long as one likes and sell them when he wants to. But it’s just considered as a lazy way for investors to jump on the gold bandwagon

Sajjad bazaz

IT’S a well known fact about Kashmiris that they are among the largest investors of gold. But most of their purchases are in the form of jewellery.In lieu of this fact, one of the readers has pointed out that as an instrument of financial investment, the jewellery seems pretty useless. He has even More

  • Kashmir

Kupwara shuts to remember Jan 27, 1994 massacre victims

‘19 Yrs Ago On Jan 27, Soldiers Shot Dead 27 Civilians For Observing Strike On R-Day’

SHAHID RAFIQ

Kupwara, Jan 27: This frontier district observed a complete shutdown on Sunday to pay homage to 27 civilians killed on this day allegedly by Army for observing shutdown on January 26. The strike call was More



  • Srinagar City

Milad processions held

BRAVING COLD, THOUSANDS OF DEVOTEES PARTICIPATE IN NISHAT MARCH

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 27: Braving bone-chilling cold, thousands of devotees on Sunday participated in processions organized in connection with the Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) celebrations. Main procession was More




  • Jammu

High-powered committee likely to submit report within week

Amendment in Panchayati Raj Act

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 27: A four-member committee looking into the suggestions for incorporating various provisions in the existing J&K Panchayati Raj Act, is likely to submit its report to the government within More



  • South Asia

'Pakistan National Assembly to be dissolved before March 16'

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 27: Pakistan's National Assembly will be dissolved before March 16 and the date for the next general election will be announced in the coming ten days, Information Minister Qamar Zaman Kaira More



  • World

Nightclub fire kills 245 in Brazil

Santa Maria (Brazil), Jan 27: At least 245 people died today when a fire tore through a nightclub packed with university students in the southern Brazilian city of Santa Maria, police said. The death toll More



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