Registrar Cooperative inaugurates vigilance awareness week

JAMMU: Registrar Cooperative Societies, Peerzada Mushtaq Ahmad Shah on Monday inaugurated vigilance awareness week. The department of cooperative has devised this week long program for celebration of vigilance week across the state. Speaking on the occasion, Shah elaborated the provisions of “Preventive vigilance as a tool for Good Governance” which is theme of the Vigilance […]

India’s dairy products export flat in 2016

NEW DELHI: India’s dairy products (non-fat dry milk) exports are projected to remain flat at 30,000 tonnes next year on expectations of high global supplies and low prices, according to a latest USDA report. The country’s milk output may increase by 4.8 per cent to 154 million tonnes assuming a normal monsoon in 2016, while […]

After earthquake, CM directs Div Coms to mobilise rescue, relief

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, on Monday directed the state administration to remain in readiness to mount any relief and rescue operation following a massive earthquake that jolted J&K and northern parts of the country. With epicenter located in Afghanistan, the tremor occurred at 2.40 pm this afternoon that sent ripples across the state. […]

Housing, health, education need to be under ambit of EFPs: J&K CM

SRINAGAR: Emphasising on timely completion of the ongoing state projects, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Monday stressed upon the requirement of bringing vital sectors like housing, health and education within ambit of Externally-Funded Projects (EFPs). Chairing a review meeting here, Sayeed also called for strategising a plan that holds contractors accountable […]

‘Cost of counterfeiting to global economy may reach $1.77 tn’

ABU DHABI: The illicit economy is a giant, global and growing problem, a World Economic Forum report said and cautioned that the cost to the global economy of counterfeiting alone could reach USD 1.77 trillion in 2015. According to a new paper by the World Economic Forum Meta-Council on the Illicit Economy, the value of […]

Airtel Q2 net profit jumps 10% to Rs 1,523 crore

New Delhi: Country’s top telecom operator Bharti Airtel Monday reported 10.1 percent jump in net profit to Rs 1,523 crore for the quarter ended September, bolstered by a sharp growth in mobile data usage. It had reported net profit of Rs 1,383 crore on consolidated basis for the July-September quarter of the last financial year, […]

Cross-LoC bus service suspended because of inclement weather

Srinagar: The weekly cross-LoC bus service, which runs between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (PaK) was suspended on Monday after the inclement weather rendered the road unsafe for movement of vehicles in Uri area of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The “Karvan-e-Aman’ was suspended as heavy rains over the past two days left a […]

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over ‘ceasefire violations’

New Delhi: Pakistan on Monday summoned India’s Deputy High Commissioner and lodged a protest over alleged ceasefire violations by Indian troops along the border which authorities here claim killed three civilians. India’s Deputy High Commissioner J P Singh was summoned to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs here by Director General, South Asia and SAARC, Muhammad […]

HDFC shares down 2% post Q2

MUMBAI: Shares of top mortgage lender HDFC Ltd today fell by 2 per cent after the company reported a marginal rise in consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 30. The blue-chip stock ended the day with a loss of 2.09 per cent at Rs 1,312.85 on BSE. During the day, it fell […]