Tourism Deptt conducts 1st Himalayan traverse expedition

Tourism Deptt conducts 1st Himalayan traverse expedition

SRINAGAR: The Department of Tourism, Kashmir, in collaboration with Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) and JK Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) organized first of its kind Himalayan traverse expedition from Kargil to Pahalgam through the Suru La and Gulol Gali passes. The trekkers left from Kargil on August 11 and completed the expedition today. […]

1950 Soil Health Cards generated for orchards

1950 Soil Health Cards generated for orchards

SRINAGAR: During the last fiscal horticulture department analyzed 2730 soil samples collected from 1950 beneficiaries from various district of Kashmir Division. This was disclosed by officials to the Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari while seeking information about the Soil Health Cards in the state. The Minter who inspecting Soil and Leaf testing laboratory, and […]

Tourism deptt to promote horticulture tourism

Tourism deptt to promote horticulture tourism

SRINAGAR: In order to promote farm tourism and add new tourism product, the department of tourism Kashmir organized a FAM trip of the Valley’s tour operators and houseboat owners to Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture (CITH) at Rangret where different varieties of fruits and vegetables. Director CITH Desh Beer Singh along with his scientists took […]

JK Bank adds 2 ATMs network reaches 1126

JK Bank adds 2 ATMs network reaches 1126

Srinagar: J&K Bank commissioned two more ATMs on Thursday ; one at Pulwama in Kashmir and the other at Kathua in Jammu, amid good gatherings of valuable customers, senior citizens and local businessmen. The total num ber of ATMs has gone up to 1126 consisting of a strong network of 1033 ATMs in J&K alone. […]

Awareness programme on Consumer Protection held at Bandipora

BANDIPORA: A day long awareness programme regarding consumer protection was organized by Consumer Protection Council, J&K in collaboration with District Administration Bandipora, here on Thursday. The programme was chaired by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), President of the Council, besides officers from District Administration; principals of various schools, representatives of various trade associations were present in […]

HDFC Bank revises Savings Bank interest rate

HDFC Bank revises Savings Bank interest rate

SRINAGAR: HDFC Bank announced a revision in its Savings Bank interest rate effective from Saturday. Post revision, customers maintaining savings bank account balance of Rs. 50 lakh and above will continue to earn interest at 4% per annum. Customers maintaining account balance of below Rs. 50 lakh will earn interest at 3.5% per annum. The […]

Govt bans export of gold items above 22-carat purity

Govt bans export of gold items above 22-carat purity

NEW DELHI: The government has banned exports of gold jewellery, medallions and other articles above 22- carat purity in a bid to check round tripping of the precious metal. In a notification, the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) has said certain provisions of the foreign trade policy (2015-20) are “amended to allow export of […]

Arise Hyundai bags award for outstanding performance

Arise Hyundai bags award for outstanding performance

SRINAGAR: Jammu and dealer of Arise Hyundai has been awarded by Hyundai motor India limited for outstanding performance in sales in terms of Order and Retail, a statement issued by the general manager of the Arise Hyundai said. The award was presented by CEO & MD HMI) YK Koo Director Marketing & sales HMIl and […]

LPG, common items exempt from e-way bill provision under GST

LPG, common items exempt from e-way bill provision under GST

New Delhi: Cooking gas or LPG, kerosene, jewellery and currency are among the common use items that have been exempted from the requirement of obtaining electronic permits for transportation under the GST regime. The goods and services tax (GST) regime, rolled out from 1 July, mandates obtaining permits called e-way bills for transporting goods consignment […]