Biz and Economy

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Commercialization of GI products

FIEO, JKTPO organises Capacity Building Program at Jammu, Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Two days Capacity Building Program-cum-workshop on commercialization of Geographical Indication (GI) of products from Jammu and Kashmir was organised by Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized at Srinagar and Jammu. The program was organised in association with Department of Agriculture Production & Farmer’s Welfare, Animal […]

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Agriculture Department introduces 75 farmers to mushroom cultivation in Ramban

District records 11032 KG production in current year

RAMBAN: Department of Agriculture Ramban is successfully promoting Mushroom farming among farmers especially women to double the farmers’ income by 2022. According to the Chief Agriculture Officer (CAO) Farooq Ahmed as many as 75 progressive farmers interested in Mushroom farming have been trained by the department besides providing them 5560 compost bags which are transported […]

 Press Trust of India

JSW Group to set up Rs 150-cr steel unit in JK

New Delhi: JSW Group on Monday said it will invest Rs 150 crore to set up a 1.2 lakh metric tonne color coated steel manufacturing facility in Jammu and Kashmir. The plant will be set up by group company JSW Steel, JSW Group said in a statement. “JSW has committed to setting up a state […]

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Jashn-e Zaffran festival: Artists from Cultural Unit Kashmir of DIPR enthrall audiences

SRINAGAR: The artists from Cultural Unit Kashmir of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) Friday presented mesmerising performance in Jashn-e-Zaffran festival organised by the Directorate of Agriculture Kashmir, at India International Kashmir Saffron Trading Centre (IIKSTC) Pampore. Jashn-e-Zaffran is a Saffron festival cum Buyers and Sellers meet held at IIKSTC Dussu, Pampore. On the […]

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Addl. Comm. Kashmir flags-off 2 ambulances of NHIDCL equipped with BLS

SRINAGAR: The Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Qazi Sarwar on Wednesday flagged off two ambulances equipped with Basic Life Support (BLS) from Tourist Reception Center, Srinagar in presence of Executive Director, National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited (NHIDCL), Gurjeet Singh Kambo. The NHIDCL handed over the ambulances equipped with basic life support for district Srinagar and […]

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Dir Tourism chairs rate fixation meeting of services, products

SRINAGAR: Director, Tourism, Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo Tuesday held a meeting of Chief Executive Officers and Resort Officers of various destinations and other officers of the Department to review and fix the rates of various services and products being provided by tourism services providers. During the meeting, the Director Tourism took a detailed review […]

 Press Trust of India

High oil prices to hurt world economic recovery: India to OPEC

High oil prices to hurt world economic recovery: India to OPEC

New Delhi: India, the world’s third-largest energy consumer, has told Saudi Arabia and other OPEC nations that high oil prices will hurt the nascent economic recovery the world is witnessing after the devastating pandemic and that they have to price oil at reasonable levels, a top official said on Monday. Petrol and diesel prices have […]

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JK Bank management reaches out to valley industrialists

JK Bank management reaches out to valley industrialists

SRINAGAR: As part of the outreach program initiated by CMD, R K Chhibber, the J&K Bank’s management executives Monday met the representatives of Khonmoh Industrialists Association at their office situated at Industrial Estates Khonmoh. Presided over by Bank’s President (Credit) Anil Deep Mehta, the meeting was attended by Vice President Shujaat Hussain Andrabi, Zonal Head […]

 Press Trust of India

Petrol, diesel price hiked again

Petrol, diesel price hiked again

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel price on Saturday was hiked again by 35 paise a litre to take retail rates across the country to new record highs. With this hike, petrol is now at Rs 100-a-litre mark or more in all state capitals, while diesel has touched the 100-level in a dozen states. Diesel is […]

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Row over rice distribution: FCS&CA Department rebuts media reports of inadequate supply

SRINAGAR: Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), has strongly rebutted the news item circulated in a section of media regarding distribution of inadequate quantity of rice by some FPS dealers and quality not being up to mark, in certain areas, among the ration-card holders. Taking strong note of the news, the concerned […]

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