Vehicle scrap policy coming soon

Vehicle scrap policy coming soon

New Delhi: Government is keen on implementing vehicle policy that aims at scrapping 15-year old commercial vehicles in the first phase, and it will send the proposal to GST Council after Cabinet nod, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said. Voluntary Vehicle Fleet Modernisation Programme (V-VMP) policy has proposed to push 28 million decade old vehicles off […]

Panel set to look into Haj subsidy, improve policy

Panel set to look into Haj subsidy, improve policy

NEW DELHI: The GoI has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India’s Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022. Former Consulate General of India (CGI), Jeddah, Afzal Amanullah has […]

National Handloom Expo ‘Dast-e-Hunnar’ inaugurated

National Handloom Expo ‘Dast-e-Hunnar’ inaugurated

JAMMU: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga inaugurated “Dast-e-Hunnar” National Handloom Expo-2017 organized by the Directorate of Handloom Development in collaboration with Development Commissioner Handloom, Union Ministry of Textiles at Kala Kendra, here. Minister of State for Industries and Commerce, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi, was also present on the occasion. About 60 societies […]

J&K Bank posts Q3 net loss at Rs 498 cr

J&K Bank posts Q3 net loss at Rs 498 cr

Mumbai: Jammu and Kashmir Bank today reported a net loss at Rs 498.47 crore for the third quarter ended December 2016, mainly due to sharp jump in provisions for bad loans. The bank had reported a net profit of Rs 117.68 crore in October-December quarter of 2015-16. Its total income also decreased to Rs 1,770.2 […]

Focus on consolidating, cleansing of Balance Sheet

Focus on consolidating, cleansing of Balance Sheet

Jammu: The bank in a statement said that it is continuing its focus on consolidation and strengthening of the Bank’s Balance Sheet. This after bank declared its reviewed numbers for the quarter and nine month period ended Dec’ 16 posting flattish business growth and 800 basis points increase in NPA coverage ratio. It said that […]

India should join CPEC: Pak Min

India should join CPEC: Pak Min

WASHINGTON: Instead of opposing China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), India should join it and look at different opportunities, Pakistan minister of planning and development Ahsan Iqbal said. Responding to a question at the US Institute of Peace, an American think-tank, Iqbal alleged that India’s reaction to $46 billion CPEC is “a knee jerk” reaction. India, he […]

CellAir Networks launch Oppo A57 having 16MP selfie camera

CellAir Networks launch Oppo A57 having 16MP selfie camera

Srinagar: CellAir Networks, Authorised Distributor of Oppo Camera Phone for Kashmir on Saturday launched Oppo A57, the selfie-focused smartphone from the company. The launch was held in  presence of Sunny Bhat, ASM Oppo Mobiles,  Tofail Khan owner of CellAir Networks and  Mohammad Shafi and Mir Naseer from Oppo Mobiles. Briefing about the features on the […]

Provide sewerage connection at earliest: AJHLA

JAMMU: All Jammu Hotels and Lodges Association (AJHLA) has expressed concern over delay being caused in providing sewerage connections to the hotels despite assurance by the authorities. Addressing a meeting of the Association held under the chairmanship of Inderjeet Khajuria, President AJHLA, Pawan Gupta said that State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) has unnecessary harassed hoteliers […]

Citizens’ Cooperative Bank launches website

Citizens’ Cooperative Bank launches website

JAMMU: Registrar, Cooperative Societies, B A Bhat launched the redesigned and updated website of The Citizens’ Cooperative Bank Ltd here today. Additional District Development Commissioner, Anuradha Gupta was also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Dr Arun Manhas, who is also the Administrator of the Bank, apprised that the […]

JK tourism sector to witness remarkable growth: VC JKTDC

JK tourism sector to witness remarkable growth: VC JKTDC

JAMMU: Vice-Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation, Rafi Ahmad Mir Friday convened a maiden review meeting of the Corporation, saying that the government is aiming to woo record number of tourists and develop rural and border tourism of the State in coming years. Chairing a high-level meeting here, the Vice-Chairman said that government has […]