VC Handloom, Handicraft Development concerned over decline of the sector

VC Handloom, Handicraft Development concerned over decline of the sector

Srinagar: Nizamudin Bhat Vice Chairperson for Handloom and Handicraft Development corporations has expressed deep concern over the decline in activity in these vital sectors resulting in huge financial deficit and distress to thousands of workers and artisans. He said that it is unfortunate that previous governments has shown complete apathy towards Handloom and Handicraft and […]

4 debt-ridden farmers end lives in Nashik in two days

4 debt-ridden farmers end lives in Nashik in two days

Nashik: Four debt-ridden farmers allegedly committedsuicide in the last two days in Nashik district where one of them set up his own funeral pyre, officials said today. Supadu Bhika Pawar, 77, a resident of Vadner- Khakurdi village in Malegaon taluka set up his own funeral pyre and then sat in it at his home yesterday, […]

Market checking intensified in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Kupwara, Baramulla

Market checking intensified in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Kupwara, Baramulla

SRINAGAR: In run up to auspicious occasions of Shab-e-Qadar, Juma-tul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr, market checking was intensified in Srinagar, Ganderbal, Kupwara and Baramulla districts. In Srinagar, the enforcement squad of the FCS&CA Department conducted market checking in Batamaloo, Parimpora, Shaltang, HMT, Fateh Kadal, Khanyar, Dalgate, Boulevard, Gagribal, Nehru Park, Ishbar Nishat, Shalimar, Tailbal and Hazratbal markets. […]

Illegal drugs market ‘thriving’: UN

Illegal drugs market ‘thriving’: UN

VIENNA : The global narcotics market is “thriving”, with production of cocaine and opium substances soaring and opioids wreaking havoc, the UN crime and drugs agency said today in a gloomy annual assessment. “As the report… Clearly shows, there is much work to be done to confront the many harms inflicted by drugs, to health, […]

NATGRID to get PAN, taxpayer data access

NATGRID to get PAN, taxpayer data access

NEW DELHI: The NATGRID, a network aimed at sharing information about terrorists among security agencies, will now be getting access to the Income Tax Department’s PAN records and individual taxpayers’ data. The ambitious project conceived by the then Home Minister P Chidambaram during UPA II rule will soon be getting new powers to access tax […]

I&C minister inaugurates SSI under MSME

SAMBA: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, today inaugurated a Small Scale Industrial (SSI) undertaking under MSME. Member of Parliament, Shamsheer Singh Manhas, Deputy CEO KVIB, Santosh Saraf, District Officer KVIB, Paramjeet Singh among others were present on the occasion. The Minister, while addressing the gathering on the occasion, said that Micro, Small […]

‘More soldiers died in Valley than in wars since independence’

‘More soldiers died in Valley than in wars since independence’

New Delhi: More Indian soldiers have been killed in Kashmir than those who died in various wars since independence, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Wednesday. She was speaking at an event organised by RSS’s communication wing Indraprastha Vishwa Samvad Kendra (IVSK) here to award journalists. “More soldiers have sacrificed their lives in the […]