JKB commissions 3 ATMs in North Kashmir

Srinagar: Expanding its ATM network further, J&K Bank commissioned three ATMs in north Kashmir, said a statement issued by the bank here on Friday. J&K Bank’s Zonal Head Kashmir (North) Mohammad Younis inaugurated the teller machines at Nowpora Jageer, Wailoo Kunzer and Tarathpora Kupwara in presence of cluster heads Altaf Ahmad Wani and Riyaz Ahmad […]

DTCA appeal tourism dept to release payments

Srinagar: Downtown Contractors Association (DTCA) has appealed tourism authorities to release the payments of contractors for the works they have done in the department. Muhammad Imran, who was unanimously elected as the vice president of the Association, said that scores of contractors have been waiting for the payments. “We appeal to secretary tourism and director […]

27 defaulting traders booked during market checking

SRINAGAR: An intensive round of market checking was carried out within the Srinagar city by a team of the officials of legal metrology department, CAPD, police and revenue department headed by tehsildar, Eidgah. During the market checking, 27 defaulting traders were booked for violating various laws for which a penal sum of Rs. 39,800 was […]

JKEDI trains 59 aspiring entrepreneurs at Kargil

Kargil: A fresh batch of 59 aspiring entrepreneurs including 18 females on Friday passed out from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) after completing the three-weeks training programme under Seed Capital Fund Scheme and Youth Startup Loan Scheme. The training programme under Entrepreneurship Development Program (EDP) started on May 26 at JKEDI district office […]

Samsung opens store at Sanat Nagar

Srinagar: Samsung India announced the opening of a Samsung Experience Store at Sanat Nagar here. Statement issued by the company said that the new store will display Samsung products across the spectrum in mobile phones, including Galaxy J series, Galaxy A series and flagship devices — Galaxy S7 Edge, Galaxy S7 — and note series […]

Modi asks officials to double taxpayer base to 10 crore

Modi asks officials to double taxpayer base to 10 crore

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday set a target for the taxmen to double the taxpayer base to 10 crore and warned “the long arm of the law” will catch up with those evading taxes. At the same time, he asked tax officers to be “soft and sober” in their approach and not […]

No rollback of 12.60% tax on commercial heli services: Drabu

No rollback of 12.60% tax on commercial heli services: Drabu

Srinagar: Minister for finance, Dr. Haseeb A Drabu on Thursday said that government was levying 12.60 percent tax on all commercial helicopter services operating in the state, and there was no proposal to roll it back. Informing the Legislative Assembly in response to a question by legislator Rajiv Jasrotia, Dr Drabu said that commercial helicopter […]

Gold hits Rs 30,000-mark on global cues, jewellers buying

New Delhi: Gold prices surged by Rs 580 on Thursday to trade above the Rs 30,000-mark at Rs 30,250 per 10 gram, its highest level in over five weeks at the bullion market, largely in tandem with firming global trend. Furthermore, increased buying by jewellers at the domestic market too supported the upside in the […]

Hanjura reviews implementation of farmer welfare schemes

JAMMU: Minister for agriculture production, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, on Thursday chaired an officers meeting to assess the achievements of agriculture department in implementation of various farmer welfare schemes for 2015-16. According to the official handout, the minister was apprised of the performance of the department that focused on varied sub sectors of agriculture department […]