JK tops country in T&D losses at 61.61 pc


Srinagar, Mar 17: The Economic Survey 2012-13 blames the state government for its failure to tame the T&D losses in Jammu and Kashmir.  The report, which was presented in the Legislative Assembly a day before presentation of budget 2013-14, records that the T&D losses in the state More

Farmers told to adopt latest technologies for better yield

Mir awards progressive farmers


Srinagar, Mar 17: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Hassan Mir today urged the farmers to adopt latest technologies for better yield. Addressing a Divisional Level Exhibition/Kissan Mela-Cum-Farmers’ Award function at SKICC today, the minister suggested that farmers should keep liaison with More

Kashmir Inc offers to work under PPP with government

Welcomes approval to 12 projects


Srinagar, Mar 17: The Valley’s apex trade body, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) has hailed the state government for approving 12 projects in Medium and Large Sector mobilizing with an investment of more than Rs. 370 crore.  “We compliment the state government and Chief Secretary More

5 yrs on, NAIS remains non-starter in Kashmir

Works poorly in Jammu region


Jammu, Mar 17: Five years of its launch, the National Agricultural Insurance Scheme (NAIS) has failed to take off in the Kashmir Valley, while only a few thousand farmers have been covered in Jammu region.  In  written reply to a question in Legislative Assembly, the other day, the government More

Ansari Toyota unveils new Etios, Liva


Srinagar, Mar 17: Ansari Toyota has unveiled updated versions of the Etios saloon and Liva hatchback, intended to give them a more up market look and feel, and also to appeal to younger buyers who want a little more flair from their hatchback, the company in a statement said. The updated More

TAAK felicitates Kumar,Shah


Srinagar, Mar 17: Travel Agents’ Association of Kashmir (TAAK) has felicitated Farooq A Shah as Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar.  President TAAK Rouf A Tramboo hailed the government decision posting Shah as DDC Srinagar. “Shah as DDC Islamabad and earlier as Director Tourism has done More

52 get jobs in Aryans recruitment drive


Srinagar, Mar 17: Four top notch companies namely American Express, Maruti Suzuki, Gannon Dunkerley Ltd and NIIT participated in Aryans Recruitment Drive recently organized in Chandigarh.  The drive was held at Aryans Campus situated at Village Nepra, Chandigarh-Patiala Highway, Near Chandigarh More

KYC norms eased

Introduction for opening bank account is not mandatory. Even single document like driving license enough as identity as well as address proof.

Sajjad Bazaz

RESERVE Bank of India (RBI) has put banks under severe pressure to strictly adhere to the ‘Know Your Customer’ (KYC) guidelines in letter and spirit. KYC norms make it mandatory for the banks to determine true identity and beneficial ownership of accounts, source of funds, the nature of customer’s More

  • Kashmir

SSB’s OMR application forms flawed

Subject Codes, Instruction Sheets Contradictory


Srinagar, Mar 17: The J&K Service Selection Board is issuing erroneous Optical Mark Recognition (OMR) applications for recruitment to various government departments in the state. Documents in More

  • Srinagar City

Khanqah protests mysterious death of woman

Family says murdered by in-laws


Srinagar, Mar 17: The death of a 32-year-old woman under mysterious circumstances in Shamaswari, Khanqah area of Shaher-e-Khaas Sunday triggered protests by her family and neighbors who said she was murdered More

  • Jammu

3 yrs on,Govt sleeps over appointment of AEOs, ARs, AAs in KVIB


Jammu, Mar 17: Three years after advertising posts for available vacancies in Khadi Village and Industries Board, Jammu and Kashmir government is sleeping over the final selection process for some unknown More

  • South Asia

Top LeJ commander arrested in Pakistan


Karachi, Mar 17: A top commander of the banned Lashkar-e-Jhangvi, who was allegedly involved in the murder of American journalist Daniel Pearl, was arrested today in this Pakistani city.Paramilitary Rangers More

  • World

Ramadan to begin on 10TH July in UAE

Eid ul Fitr On August 9th

Dubai, Mar 17: The Sharjah Planetarium at the Department of Culture and Information announced that the Ramadan Crescent will form on July 8th 2013 at 11:14 am and set at 19:08pm, five minutes before the More

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