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Govt declared e-auction as the only method for allocating mining blocks

JAMMU: In a significant decision, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has declared e-auction as the only method for allocating mining blocks in the State with immediate effect. Accordingly, SRO 161 has been issued to amend the J&K Mineral Rules specifying e-auction as the only route available for allocation of mining blocks. Navin K. Choudhary, […]

 Press Trust of India

Chidambaram attacks govt on issue of unemployment

Chidambaram attacks govt on issue of unemployment

New Delhi- Congress leader P Chidambaram on Wednesday attacked the government citing unemployment data released by a think tank and said no parent, unemployed youth or student will forgive the BJP government for leaving the country “with 7.2 per cent unemployment rate”. He was referring to data compiled by a Mumbai-based CMIE that reportedly claimed […]

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FCI, Oil Cos asked to ensure adequate supply to valley

FCI, Oil Cos asked to ensure adequate supply to valley

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today asked the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and Oil Companies to ensure adequate storage and supplies in Kashmir Valley. He inspected FCI godown Lethpora and inspected stock and supply position of food grains there. He inspected bottling plant of HPCL and enquired about the stock position there. […]

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Biggest thing that is bothering us is jobs: CII

Kolkata: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Wednesday expressed concern on the country’s job market amid growing challenges of making a generation employment-ready. CII’s observation came a day after the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) flagged climbing unemployment rate in the country. “The biggest thing that is bothering is jobs….with no new capital investment […]

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DLSA Udhampur organize awareness camp on Himayat scheme

UDHAMPUR: District Legal Services Authority, Udhampur today organized a legal awareness camp on Himayat scheme at Industrial Training Institute (ITI) here. DLSA Udhampur organized the programme under the chairmanship of Secretary (Sub Judge) Sandeep Kour. Representatives feom Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI), District Fisheries Department, Khadi & Village Department, Manager RSETI, Manager State […]

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Job fair held at Poonch

POONCH: A one-day job fair was organized today by Employment and Counseling Centre Poonch here at Auditorium of GDC Poonch. Additional Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Malik Zada Sheraz-ullah-haq. Principal GDC Poonch S Tajinder Singh and a large number of private sector Employers including different private companies, private Schools and other services agencies participated in the programme. […]

 Press Trust of India

India set to lose preferential trade status with US

India set to lose preferential trade status with US

New Delhi says move won’t hurt much WASHINGTON: President Donald Trump has announced plans to scrap the preferential trade treatment for India, claiming that New Delhi has failed to assure the US of “equitable and reasonable” access to its markets, a move India said will not have a “significant impact” on its exports to America. […]

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India has 15 out of 20 most polluted cities in the world: Study

India has 15 out of 20 most polluted cities in the world: Study

New Delhi: Fifteen of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India, with Gurgaon, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Noida and Bhiwadi in the top six, according to a new study. India’s national capital region (NCR) emerged as the most polluted region in the world last year, data compiled in the new report states. The […]

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Jitendra Singh, Advisor Sharma lay e-foundation of bridges, CRF and PMGSY roads

JAMMU: Minister of State in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh today laid the e-foundation of CRF Roads, Bridges, PMGSY roads in Doda, Kathua and Udhampur districts in presence of Advisor to Governor Mr. K.K. Sharma. The projects costing Rs. 205.37 crore have long been demanded by the people living in these districts and would provide the […]

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PM-SYM pension scheme launched across Kashmir Valley

Officials stress on awareness programmes, pending workers urged to register themselves

SRINAGAR: The Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PM-SYMD) pension scheme was today launched across various districts in Kashmir and Ladakh divisions simultaneously after the Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the scheme in the country. AT SRINAGAR: District Development Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Chaudhary launched the PM-SYM scheme at an impressive function. ADC Srinagar, Assistant Labour […]