Rs200 cr tourism projects coming up in Jammu: Govt


Jammu, Mar 25: A total of 48 tourism projects have been sanctioned for Jammu under central funding of Rs 200 crore, Jammu and Kashmir government said today. "48 projects of tourism have been sanctioned for the region under central funding amounting to Rs 200 crore," State Tourism Minister More

SRTC former employees demand pending dues
Jammu, Mar 25: Former employees of State Road Transport Corporation, who have taken voluntary retirement, today took out a rally demanding clearance of their pending dues and arrears. The former employees, led by VRS (Voluntary Retirement Scheme) union president Dev Raj Bali, attempted to march More

Special bus service launched


Srinagar, Mar 25: According to General Manager, JKSRTC, the corporation has introduced special bus service for the convenience of the people.  As per the new schedule the bus service from SRTC Lal Chowk Yard via General Bus Stand Batmaloo to Naidkhai shall ply from 4.15 p.m. with night halt More

Quest Group hosts mega job fest


Mohali, Mar 25: Quest Group of Institutions organized a Mega Job Fest. Students from more than 50 colleges from Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh, Himachal, Jammu and Kashmir, UP and Bihar participated.  Noted companies like Air India, SATS Airport Services Pvt Ltd., Acme Alvista Smart Homes, Continuum More

Masterpro Institute bags award


Srinagar, Mar 25: Srinagar-based Masterpro Institute of Technology has been conferred upon “Best Emerging Engineering Institute in Srinagar” for 2013. The award to the institution has been given in recognition of its “excellent quality of education being.” The One Planet Education Excellence More

Roads under NABARD Opposition stages walkout
Jammu, Mar 25: Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today witnessed uproarious scenes and subsequent walkouts by the opposition which grilled the government over the grant of roads under NABARD scheme. Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) member Hakeem Yaseen alleged discrimination with various constituencies More

11 fertilizer dealers booked


Bandipora, Mar 25: Law Enforcement Officer for North Kashmir, A. Q. Shah along with his team made a surprise inspection of 16 fertilizer dealers in Sopore town during which 11 dealers were booked under the Provision of Fertilizer Control Act (FCA). On this occasion, the fertilizer stocks including More

Economic reforms and JK corporate sector

The growth in Indian corporate sector and massive investments— both domestic as well as foreign— have not benefited J&K. The state needs to work on its core competencies to pave way for growth in corporate sector, comments

Tafazal Hussain

 THE corporate sector of any economy is the main instrument of its growth. The Indian corporate sector has grown by leaps and bounds post-economic reform period and has been driving the country’s growth agenda. The industrial policy framework in pre-reform era was by and large characterised More

KTMF flays JK Bank, CT deptt

‘Delay in instalments, tax dues caused due to prevailing situation’


Srinagar, 25: Kashmir Traders and Manufactures Federation today accused the JK Bank authorities of harassing the businesspersons in the Valley for delay in instalments against loans raised by them. The KTMF ascribed the delay to prevailing unrest in Kashmir. “It is most unfortunate that the More

'CAD to be 5 pc this fiscal'


New Delhi, Mar 25: India's Current Account Deficit (CAD) for 2012-13 is likely to be around 5 per cent of the GDP, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan said today.  "I think we need to wait for a little more data to come in, but I think it (CAD) could be around More

Composites industry to grow at 15 pc


Mumbai, Mar 25: The Rs 15,000-crore Indian composites industry is expected to grow by 15 per cent per annum over the next five years, industry experts have said. "The current Rs 15,000 crore Indian composites industry is expected to grow by 15 per cent per annum over the next 5-years given its wide More

  • Kashmir

Govt to clear Rs 500 cr power dues as ‘notional payment’


Srinagar, Mar 25: The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to clear electricity dues worth Rs 500 crores through a ‘notional payment mode’ by March end, Greater Kashmir has learnt. Reliable sources More

  • Srinagar City

Attendants thrash LD Hospital medico

Maternity care services affected as doctors boycott work, seek security


Srinagar, Mar 25: Healthcare services at Valley’s sole maternity specialty, Lal Ded Hospital, remained affected Monday as junior doctors went on daylong strike against alleged thrashing of their colleague More

  • Jammu

'Study of Mughal Road tunnel in progress'

Jammu: The State Government today said that a proposed tunnel on the Mughal Road between Zaznar and Chattapani to keep the road open round the year, was under survey. "A tunnel is proposed on the 84-km More

  • South Asia

Kashmir leaders want Pakistan to have ‘clear policy’ on Kashmir

Delegation Meets JI Chief, Sindh Governor, MQM Leadership


Islamabad, Mar 25: A delegation of Kashmiri leaders from both sides of the Line of Control called on Jamaat-e-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hassan in Lahore on Monday. The delegation led by PaK premier More

  • World

Burma communal riots spread outside Meiktila

Myanmar, Mar 25: About 300 people attacked a Masjid and destroyed shops and houses owned by Muslims in Oh The Kone town, about 50km from Rangoon, reports said.  This comes after more troops arrived More

  • GKeducation&career

Education for all

Setup more colleges and universities and increase intake capacities in the existing universities



Education has a prime role in the development of any nation. Nations outperform themselves by virtue of the contributions made by their citizens, which stand witness to the importance of quality education More

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