Nanotechnology labels to outsmart silk counterfeiters

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, May 28: In a bid to safeguard silk sector, the government of India has introduced nanotechnology labels to outsmart counterfeiters. In Jammu and Kashmir, Silk Mark (JK Chapter) will facilitate introduction of high-tech fusion for the benefit of authorized users of Silk Mark in J&K. < More

‘Pampore saffron fields shrinking’

Growers appeal govt to stop conversion

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Saffron growers of Pampore today said the land under saffron cultivation in the area was shrinking due to its conversion into residential colonies. They urged the government to take notice of the “unabated conversion of saffron land.”  They alleged that thousands More

Rains,hailstorm damage fruit crop in Baramulla

PEERZADA AARIF

Baramulla, May 28: Heavy rains, hailstorm and gusty winds hitting north Kashmir’s Baramulla district this week, have damaged the standing crops here. Farmers in many villages in the district said there was huge damage to apple fruit and paddy crops.  The worst hit areas have been More

KC Motors unveils Chevrolet Enjoy at Baramulla

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: After its national and regional launch, KC Motors today rolled out the elegantly stylish Chevrolet Enjoy, the new multipurpose vehicle, at Sangrama, Baramulla.   M S Kaboo, Vice President J&K Bank (North) and Tofail Khan, Executive Director, KC Motors, unveiled More

CMD Indian Overseas Bank meets Guv
Srinagar, May 28: M Narendra, Chairman and Managing Director, Indian Overseas Bank, met N. N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, at Raj Bhavan here this afternoon. Narendra briefed the Governor about the functioning of the Indian Overseas Bank in J&K and its future expansion plans in the More

Super House appoints distributor for Valley

Launches new footwear range

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: Super House Limited, one of leading exporters of footwear in India with estimated turnover of over Rs 1000 crore has appointed M/s Oriental Shoe Company its sole distributor for Valley. The company at a retailers’ meet at a local hotel here introduced “100 per cent leather More

'80 pc crops damaged'

AHMAD KASHMIRI

Tangmarg, May 28: Hailstorm has destroyed about 80 per cent of standing crops and cherry fruit in many villages here. The villages Chuntipathri, Hajibal, Qazipora, Ferozpora, Mahyan, Traren, Chandiliora, Chakthan-Chanpora, Shrai Hariwatnoo, received hailstorm on Monday evening. The villagers More

KEA convention at Kupwara today

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar,May 28: Kashmir Economic Alliance, an amalgam of Valley-based traders, entrepreneurs, transporters and hoteliers, is organising a day-long convention in Kupwara on Wednesday.  The convention is a sequel to such programmes held earlier at Islamabad (Antnang), Shopian, Ganderbal and More

PNB distributes 72 Kissan Credit Cards

GK NEWS NETWORK

Srinagar, May 28: The Punjab National Bank held a Kissan Credit Card Distribution mela at a remote village at Arnia in Jammu.  Muhammad Latif Mir, Deputy General Manager, Circle Head J&K Operations inaugurated the function. Over 72 KCC with a credit outlay of Rs 1.02 crore were More

  • Kashmir

In JK,fortune favors HCC

Company Seeks Rs 21 Crore For Clearing Landslides On Mughal Road, Govt ‘Considering’ Warmly

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, May 28: Emboldened by the J&K government’s “warm attitude” towards its “unfair” demands, the Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) has now sought extra money to the tune of Rs 21 crores from More



  • Srinagar City

3 YRS ON,ADMIN SLEEPS ON DEFUNCT HIGHWAY LIGHTING

Mishaps, burglaries on rise as Athwajan-Parimpora bypass stretch continues to reel under deadly darkness

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, May 28: Despite threat to life and property of the people, the administration has miserably failed to repair the streetlights on the busy south City highway, which reels under deadly darkness More




  • Jammu

Soldier shoots colleague dead in Rajouri

SUMIT BHARGAV

Rajouri, May 28: A soldier was shot dead by his colleague after a verbal spat on a Forward Post along the Line of Control here late last night. Sepoy Mukesh Kumar of 33 Rashtriya Rifles was killed More



  • South Asia

PML-N govt to try Musharraf for treason: Sharif's aide

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, May 28: The incoming PML-N government is ready to hold the trial of former Pakistani military ruler Pervez Musharraf over charges of treason, a party leader said today. The caretaker government More



  • GKeducation&career

Seven Myths About Civil Service Examination

The exam is not as tough as it is made out to be

DEMYSTIFYING IAS

NAVEED TRAMBOO

Civil service examination is quite an arduous task as most would agree – not only because of the tough competition, but also because of the lengthy time process, which stretches to over a year. Clearly More



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