Defunct irrigation pumps in Hajan hit paddy cultivation

Defunct irrigation pumps in Hajan hit paddy cultivation

Hajin: Defunct pumps  at lift irrigation stations in Hajin area of Bandipora District have curtailed irrigation facility to 25 thousands Kanals of paddy land with locals saying that they do not even have water to rise paddy nursery. A local resident Sarafraz Ahmad told Kashmir Reader during this vital period when we have to sow […]

Hanjura flags off farmer study tour

Hanjura flags off farmer study tour

JAMMU:  Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Sunday flagged off a group of 85 progressive farmers of Kashmir Division to Inter- State exposure tour to Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana from Hajj House this morning. During the weeklong tour organized by Agriculture Department under the flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY), the […]

Overbooking flights: Govt pushes for transparent mechanism

Overbooking flights: Govt pushes for transparent mechanism

NEW DELHI: The government is considering steps to ensure transparency in the practice of overbooking seats by airlines amid public outrage over a US carrier forcefully offloading a passenger from a packed flight. Overbooking of a flight has been a long-standing practice in the airline industry as seats are considered as a “time sensitive and […]

Hi-Tech Mushroom Centre to be functional by May: Dir Agri

Hi-Tech Mushroom Centre to be functional by May: Dir Agri

SRINAGAR: A latest integrated mushroom development cum training centre that has come at accost of Rs 3.5 crores will be functional at Lalmandi Srinagar next month. Director Agriculture Kashmir, Showkat Ahmad Beigh who visited the facility on Saturday said that the centre will provide training and demonstration to the unemployed youth and other agriculture related […]

Minister for revival of Cattle Feed Plant at Bari Brahmana

Minister for revival of Cattle Feed Plant at Bari Brahmana

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Saturday visited Cattle Feed Plant at Bari Brahmana and took stock of its functioning. The Minister stressed on reviving the plant and making it function at optimum capacity. He said automatic feed mechanism needs to be established to increase production of cattle feed at the plant. He […]

Apex Motors launches Tata Tigor in Baramulla

Apex Motors launches Tata Tigor in Baramulla

Baramulla: Tata motors on Saturday announced launch its new “Style Back” car Tata Tigor at their showroom at Apex Motors Sangrama Baramulla. The launch was attended large number of people, officers from district administration Baramulla including joint director planing A G Malik, Tehsildar Baramulla Moien Ahmad Kakroo besides ARTO Sopore. The Tigor is smartly designed […]

Railways to increase 3AC coaches

Railways to increase 3AC coaches

New Delhi: The railways will increase 3AC coaches in long distance trains to cater to the growing demand for air-conditioned coaches. Railway data shows that between April 1, 2016 and March 10, 2017, 3AC coaches carried 17 per cent of all passengers in long-distance trains which accounted for 32.60 per cent of all the earnings […]

Pesticides Testing Lab inaugurated in Jammu

Pesticides Testing Lab inaugurated in Jammu

JAMMU: The Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari Friday in presence of Minister of State for Horticulture, Priya Sethi inaugurated divisional level Pesticides Testing Laboratory at Directorate of Horticulture complex, Talab Tillo in Jammu. Built at a cost of Rs 45 lakhs, the Laboratory is equipped with state of art facilities including Gas Liquid […]

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