Biz and Economy

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1450 fruit trucks dispatched from cold stores: Govt

1450 fruit trucks dispatched from cold stores: Govt

SRINAGAR: With Government relaxing lockdown measures to permit gradual resumption of activity in certain sectors, Industries & Commerce Department in Kashmir Division has been taking steps to resume industrial activity in areas which are not designated as Red Zones. Priority is being given to restart units manufacturing essential commodities and medical supplies. The efforts are […]

 Press Trust of India

COVID-19 wreaks havoc for tourism Industry

COVID-19 wreaks havoc for tourism Industry

International tourism could decline by 80 per cent in 2020: UN

United Nations: International tourism could decline by 60-80 per cent in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, resulting in the revenue loss of USD 910 billion to USD 1.2 trillion and placing millions of livelihoods at risk, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has said. The global international agency said that the pandemic has caused a […]

 Press Trust of India

COVID-19: Air India schedules 7 commercial flights to repatriate nationals from the US

COVID-19: Air India schedules 7 commercial flights to repatriate nationals from the US

New York: Some of the Indian nationals stranded in the US due to COVID-19 related international travel restrictions will fly back home on Sunday on a non-scheduled commercial flight from New Jersey to Mumbai and Ahmedabad, even as authorities said another five flights have been arranged to repatriate others still stuck in the country. Beginning […]

 KV Correspondent

RDD Kashmir takes up 1952 new works under MGNREGA to provide succor to people

18661 Job card holders engaged, 26293 man- days generated

SRINAGAR: During the prevailing situation of COVID-19 Pandemic, the Rural Development Department (RDD) Kashmir has remained on forefront for containment of the corona virus outbreak and has undertaken various initiatives in Kashmir Division in co-ordination with the members of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and District Administrations. The department has conducted number of cleanliness, sanitization and […]

 Press Trust of India

SBI complains to CBI after Rs 411 crore loan defaulter flee country

SBI complains to CBI after Rs 411 crore loan defaulter flee country

New Delhi: Three promoters of Ram Dev International, recently booked by the CBI for allegedly cheating a consortium of six banks to the tune of Rs 411 crore, have already fled the country before the State Bank of India reached the agency with the complaint, officials said on Saturday. The CBI had recently booked the […]

 KV News

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews functioning of Tourism Department

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews functioning of Tourism Department

Asks for preparing a Tourism Revival Plan in wake of COVID-19 Exhorts officers to expedite work on languishing projects of Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer A Khan, today convened an officers’ meeting at Civil Secretariat, Srinagar to review the overall functioning of Tourism Department. Secretary Tourism, Zubair Ahmad, MD J&K Cable Car Corporation, Director Tourism Kashmir, Director SKICC Srinagar and CEO’s of Tourism Development Authorities of Kashmir besides Secretary, Royal Spring Golf Course attended […]

 KV News

J&K Bank executive level committee meeting held

J&K Bank executive level committee meeting held

JKPICCA hails bank’s support, seeks government assistance to wade out of difficult times

Srinagar:Taking forward its initiative to develop sector-specific resolution road- maps for pandemic-hit businesses and trade sectors in the UT, J&K Bank’s Executive Level Credit Management Committee held an in-depth deliberation with the governing body of J&K Processing and Integrated Cold Chain Association (JKPICCA) and representatives of fruit growers and traders community here at its corporate […]

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4,000 free LPG refills distributed under Ujjwala scheme in Doda

4,000 free LPG refills distributed under Ujjwala scheme in Doda

Bhaderwah: Around 4,000 free LPG cylinders were distributed among beneficiaries under the centrally-run Ujjwala scheme in Doda district, an official said. However, some Below Poverty Line (BPL) families claimed that they have not received the free refills till date, a charge denied by the concerned agency. The free cooking gas cylinder distribution is part of […]

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Income Support: Tourism traders asked to provide account details

Income Support: Tourism traders asked to provide account details

SRINAGAR: The government has decided to provided income support to the vulnerable segments of the society, including Houseboat owners, Shikarwalas, Tourist Guides, Ponywalas, Pithuwalas and Palkiwalas, registered with the Directorate of Tourism Kashmir. In this connection, all the Houseboat owners, Shikarwalas, Tourist Guides, Ponywalas, Pithuwalas and Palkiwalas registered with the Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir have […]

 KV Correspondent

Career Guidance Portal launched for JK students

Career Guidance Portal launched for JK students

SRINAGAR: Department of School Education today launched Career Guidance Portal for the students of Jammu & Kashmir. The portal was e-launched by Principal Secretary School Education, Dr. Asgar Samoon, during a Joint Review meeting here at Directorate of School Education Kashmir. It is a structured and well programmed portal developed to help students in choosing […]