Biz and Economy

 Jahangeer Ganaie

ATMs shut in Shopian, banks overcrowded

Shopian: With most automatic teller machines (ATMs) shut in south Kashmir’s Shopian district for weeks, banks have turned over crowded. People from different areas of Shopian said that the ATMs have been closed at most places of the district due to which they are forced to visit banks for withdrawal of money. They said that […]

 KV News

DPC approves 529 CR annual Plan for Bandipore

65% funds to be spent on JJM, PMGSY works

BANDIPORA: A Plan allocation of Rs 529.88 crore including Rs 56 Crores under UT component, Rs 444.00 Crore under Centrally Sponsored Schemes and Rs 28 Crore as loan component for District Bandipora has been approved for the financial year 2021-22 at the District Development Council Meeting that was chaired by Chairman DDC, Abdul Gani Bhat. […]

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Webinar on Pashmina concludes

Experts give their views on issues, prospects

SRINAGAR: As part of the webinar series on Pashmina and its future prospects, second edition of the webinar was held today in which domain experts, stakeholder, departmental representatives and INTACH, J&K joined the session. The session began with the introductory remarks of Director Handicrafts & Handloom Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah, who gave the present status […]

 Press Trust of India

Petrol, diesel prices raised again

Petrol, diesel prices raised again

New Delhi: Petrol and diesel prices on Monday hit record highs across the country after rates were increased for the fifth time in a week, following which Maharashtra joined Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh in the league of states where petrol rates breached the Rs 100-a-litre mark. Petrol price was hiked by 26 paise a litre […]

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HDFC Bank, CSC join hands to bring ‘Chat Bot Eva’ for village level entrepreneurs

Mumbai: HDFC Bank and Common Services Centers (CSCs) today announced the launch of chatbot ‘Eva’ on CSC’s Digital Seva Portal to support Village Level Entrepreneurs (VLEs) in providing banking services for last – mile rural consumers. Through Eva, VLEs will learn about the products and services offered by HDFC Bank, which in turn will improve […]

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J&K Bank offers 250 Oxygen Concentrators to government

J&K Bank offers 250 Oxygen Concentrators to government

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Bank offered to donate 250 Oxygen Concentrators to the government of J&K UT for use during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, a bank spokesman said Saturday. “J&K Bank is conscious of the current situation and the difficulties faced by the people it is so emotionally connected with. These are calamitous times and […]

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Hailstorm damages standing crop in Kulgam villages

Kulgam: Hailstorm wreaked havoc to orchards and vegetable feilds in several villages of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials and locals said on Friday. Locals said that on Friday afternoon, windstorm and hailstorm plus rains damaged fruit and vegetable crop in different villages of Kulgam including Churat, Pahloo, Sopat, Devsar besides many others villages. The assessment […]

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Pashmina issues and Prospects: Director Handicrafts & Handloom Kashmir organises webinar

SRINAGAR: The Director Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah, today chaired a webinar discussing issues with the stakeholders related to pashmina and its future prospectus. The webinar was held in collaboration with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) Jammu and Kashmir chapter. In his opening remarks, the Director informed that […]

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J&K Bank bids farewell to its Executive President

Srinagar: J&K Bank gave a warm send off to one of its top most officers Ghulam Nabi Teli, who retired Friday as the Bank’s Executive President. With a wide-ranging experience spanning over three-and-half decades, G N Teli served the Bank in different capacities rising through the ranks to one of its top positions. Chairman and […]

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Banks in J&K to curtail business hours

Srinagar: In view of the steep rise in COVID19 cases across the country, the banks operating in J&K shall conduct banking business for public from 10 am to 2 pm with reduced staff presence in branches as well as in controlling offices. The new standard operating procedures will be implemented with immediate effect till May […]

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