Agri dept organises public finance management training

SRINAGAR: Agriculture Department Kashmir organised a training programme on the implementation of Public Finance Management System (PFMS)/Centralisation Personal Information System (CPIS) here on Saturday. The training programme was attended by all the DDOs and dealing assistants of agriculture department, an official handout said. The main purpose for conducting the training programme is to achieve smooth […]

Govt committed to double farmers’ income by 2022: Ganga

Govt committed to double farmers’ income by 2022: Ganga

JAMMU: Reiterating the government’s commitment to double farmers’ income by 2022, Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga said the farmers were being encouraged to use all modern methods and steps were being taken to ensure that farmers got best possible facilities, be it seeds or fertilisers. The Minister was speaking during a special […]

ATOAK, JKSMA condole Javid Khan’s demise

ATOAK, JKSMA condole Javid Khan’s demise

SRINAGAR: Members of Adventure Tour Operators Association of Kashmir (ATOAK) and J&K Ski and Mountaineering Association of Kashmir (JKSMA) in a joint meeting condoled the untimely demise of Javid Iqbal Khan, a veteran adventurer of the valley. In a statement issue here on Friday, President ATOAK Rauf Tramboo, members of both the organisations paid rich […]

Nifty settles above 10,250 mark, global leads run up

Nifty settles above 10,250 mark, global leads run up

MUMBAI: Key stock index Nifty pushed up for second consecutive session on uninterrupted buying, mainly in FMCG, pharma and metal sectors, as global cues ruled firm. The positive global leads came as a sentiment driver and continued value buying across sectors barring PSU banks and media helped the Nifty end above the 10,250 mark. The […]

Rupee turns it around, jumps 12 paise to 64.45 against dollar

Rupee turns it around, jumps 12 paise to 64.45 against dollar

MUMBAI: The rupee on Friday broke off a three-day losing stretch by rebounding 12 paise to end at 64.45 against the dollar, spurred by a blistering rally in domestic equities. Fresh selling of the American currency amid unwinding of long dollar bets ahead of release of key US macro data sparked the revival. Sentiment remained […]

Ethanol supply to touch record 113 cr litre in FY18: ISMA

NEW DELHI: Sugar mills hoping for recovery in ethanol blending with petrol this year Oil firms float India’s biggest ethanol purchase tender Govt raises ethanol procurement price by 5% for 2017-18 Drop in global raw sugar price makes imports viable even at 40% duty Sugar mills to raise supply after govt nudge to regulate prices […]

India’s GDP growth to rise to 7.5% in 2018: Morgan Stanley

NEW DELHI: The Indian economy is expected to witness cyclical growth recovery, with real gross domestic product (GDP) growth likely to accelerate from 6.4% this year to 7.5% in 2018 and further to 7.7% in 2019, says a report. According to global financial services major Morgan Stanley, corporate return expectations and balance sheet fundamentals are […]