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Officials from Handicraft Dept inspect dealers, erring traders fined

SRINAGAR: On the instructions of Director Handicrafts, Inder Jeet, Deputy Director Handicrafts, Quality Control, Zeenat Ara along with the field enforcement team of Quality Control Handicrafts conducted a surprise inspection of Handicraft dealers located at Boulevard, Nishat and adjoining Tourist Areas. During the course of inspection, some of the dealers were found violating the norms […]

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Vespa introduces Urban Club range of scooties

Srinagar: Piaggio on Friday announced the launch of its new refreshingly colorful 125CC range -Vespa Urban Club, a statement issued by the company said here. The lifestyle scooter joins the portfolio of meticulously finished products from the iconic house of Vespa such as SXL, VXL and Elegante, and comes in four vibrant colours of Azzurro […]

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Transporters seek early redressal of issues

Transporters seek early redressal of issues

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Transporters Thursday called on Principal Secretary Transport Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon and sought early redressal of their demands. Transport Commissioner S.P. Vaid, RTO Jammu, Dhantar Singh, Additional Transport Commissioner Ajaz Abdullah, Special Secretary Transport Amit Sharma, RTO Kashmir Akramulla Tak, Assistant transport Commissioner Swarn Singh were also present on the […]

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Anantnag attack, a setback for tourist arrivals in Kashmir

Tour Operators say such incidents encourage cancellations

Srinagar: After witnessing an increase in tourist arrivals during last few days, Kashmir’s hospitality industry has received a set-back due to the fidayeen attack at Anantnag on Wednesday as local stakeholders say such incidents encourage cancellations. As per official figures, number of tourist arrivals during last few days had witnessed an upsurge with more than […]

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Banks asked to expedite issuance of Kisan credit cards

District-wise action plan also reviewed

SRINAGAR: Principal Secretary Animal & Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries and Transport, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Thursday chaired a meeting of officials to review the district-wise action plan and the status of Kisan Credit Card Scheme. The meeting was attended by DGM NABARD; Director Fisheries; Director Codes; Director Animal Husbandry, Kashmir; Director Sheep Husbandry, Kashmir. The Deputy […]

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Status of state, central sponsored schemes under Agri, allied sectors reviewed

SRINAGAR: Secretary Agriculture Production Department (APD) Manzoor Ahmad Lone Thursday chaired a meeting to review the status of various State and Centrally-sponsored schemes under implementation in Agriculture and allied sectors at Lalmandi Srinagar. Secretary urged upon the officers for submission of perspective plans under the agriculture sector to increase farm income. The implementation of centrally-sponsored […]

 Press Trust of India

Over Rs 2.05 lakh cr bank frauds in 11 years

Over Rs 2.05 lakh cr bank frauds in 11 years

J&K Bank Ltd reported 142 such cases of Rs 1639.9 crore

J&K Bank Ltd reported 142 such cases of Rs 1639.9 crore

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Govt announces week-long campaign against Child labour in all districts

World Day against Child Labour

SRINAGAR: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai WEdnesday convened a high-level meeting to discuss various activities being undertaken by the Labour & Employment Department on the eve of World Day against Child Labour, observed on 12thJune every year. During the meeting, the Advisor stressed upon taking action under law against those violating Child and […]

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J&K Bank launches ‘Help Tourism’ scheme

Srinagar: ‘This product has been designed to cater to two sets of prospective customers with distinct needs and aspirations. For, we remain committed to provide the best financial products tailored to meet the varied requirements of our diverse clientele besides providing business opportunities to the educated youth so that they contribute positively to the state […]

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Farm mechanization needs a boost to increase farmers’ income: Advisor Skandan

Addresses concluding session of workshop on agri production mechanization at SKAUST-K

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Wednesday asked the agriculture experts to work on increasing the reach of farm mechanization to boost farmers’ income. Addressing at a concluding session of one-day workshop on “Small farm Agriculture Production and Post Production Mechanization” at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-K) here, the Advisor asked the agri […]

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