SBI launches wealth management service for start-ups

SBI launches wealth management service for start-ups

New Delhi: State Bank of India launched its wealth management offering and inaugurated a dedicated branch for start-ups at Bengaluru on Thursday. While the wealth management service ‘Exclusif’ is targeted at the fast-growing affluent segment in the country, ‘SBI InCube’ -the branch for start-ups – would offer advisory services to the budding entrepreneurs under one […]

Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank

Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank

New Delhi: Hailing India’s Aadhaar digital ID, the World Bank has said the initiative is estimated to be saving the government about $1 billion annually by curbing corruption as it underlined that digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency and innovation. “We estimate that this (Aadhaar digital ID) is saving approximately $1 billion (Rs 650 crores) […]

Woman cops to man Srinagar streets for checking violations by females

Woman cops to man Srinagar streets for checking violations by females

MZ Zulfi Srinagar: Women traffic cops would soon be deployed in the summer capital of the state to check traffic violations committed by underage female drivers. Superintendent Traffic Police, Srinagar, Maqsood-Ul-Zaman told Kashmir Reader that they have been receiving complaints from various quarters about underage women drivers and riders causing road mishaps in the city. […]

Govt formation: Positive developments expected soon, says BJP

Govt formation: Positive developments expected soon, says BJP

JAMMU: Seeking to dispel any “doubts” over the continuance of its alliance with PDP, BJP on Wednesday expressed hope that positive developments will take place soon as its delegation met Governor N N Vohra here to convey that it was waiting for the coalition partner to make the first move. The party was of the […]

ESTABLISHING NIFT, IT PARK
State dismisses army’s objections, to go ahead with construction at Ompora

ESTABLISHING NIFT, IT PARK <br /> State dismisses army’s objections, to go ahead with construction at Ompora

Firdous ul Islam SRINAGAR: The state government has refused Indian army’s objections over establishing the National Institute of Fashion and Technology (NIFT) and an IT Park close to its ammunition depot in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Early last year, the state government had announced that it would establish the NIFT and the IT Park on […]

HC asks PCB to check, analyse discharges added to Dal via STPs, seeks fortnightly report sans failure

HC asks PCB to check, analyse discharges added to Dal via STPs, seeks fortnightly report sans failure

Marouf Ahmad Parray SRINAGAR: The J&K high court has directed J&K Pollution Control Board (PCB) to check and analyse discharges added to the Dal Lake through Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs), run by government as well as “private actors”, after every two weeks and submit its report without failure. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division […]

Martyrs live in people’s hearts, says Hurriyat (M)

Martyrs live in people’s hearts, says Hurriyat (M)

SRINAGAR: Terming the authorities’ denial to erecting a martyrs’ memorial in Pulwama as “against the democratic norms”, Hurriyat Conference (M) on Wednesday said “martyrs live in the hearts of the people of Kashmir”. “Stopping people from building their memorials is not going to stop people from carrying forward the martyrs’ mission to its logical conclusion,” […]

Students protest against JKBOSE for ‘misleading’ results

Students protest against JKBOSE for ‘misleading’ results

Javid Ali srinagar: Scores of students and their parents on Wednesday staged a protest demonstration inside the premises of Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) at Bemina against the Board for ‘misleading’ results. The results of 10th class 2015 annual examination of Kashmir division were declared on Sunday. Raising anti-Board slogans, the […]

GoI sets up panel on 7th Pay panel’s advice

GoI sets up panel on 7th Pay panel’s advice

New Delhi: Government of India on Wednesday decided to set up a high-powered panel headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha to process the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission which will have a bearing on the remuneration of 47 lakh central government employees and 52 lakh pensioners. The Cabinet has approved the setting up […]