Pampore: Locals want Commerce stream at higher secondary school

Pampore: The students and parents of Pampore Township in south Kashmir have urged the authorities concerned to introduce Commerce stream in Boys Higher Secondary School Pampore. According to the locals, the school was established in 1955 but since then there have been no efforts to introduce the stream in the institution. The students from the […]

Condemnations continue to pour in on students’ expulsion from SVSU

SRINAGAR: Condemnations continued to pour in on Wednesday against the expulsion of Kashmiri students from Swami Vivekananda Subharti University (SVSU) in Meerat. Jama’at-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir while “strongly condemning the harassment to Kashmiri students in Indian states” said that such incidents have become a routine. “It has become a routine to harass Kashmiri Muslim students […]

1 killed, 23 injured in mishaps

Bilal Habib Pampore: One person was killed and 24 others injured, including 11 tourists from Maharashtra, in three separate road accidents in Jammu region, officials said Wednesday. They said a vehicle met with an accident at Bakhad Sunderbani on Wednesday, leaving dead Asad Parvez, son of Mohammad Aslam, of Budoon Rajouri, and injuring Zahoor Ahmad, […]

75 businessmen from 28 countries to participate in Kashmir handicraft exhibition

75 businessmen from 28 countries to participate in Kashmir handicraft exhibition

SRINAGAR: More than 75 businessmen from 28 countries are participating in ‘5th Buyer-Seller Meet’ organized from March 8 to 10 at SKICC here to exhibit and promote Kashmir handicrafts to ‘international craft lovers’. “Buyers from Germany, USA, Turkey, Slovakia, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Austria, Canada, Australia etc are visiting to participate in the event and we […]

Axis Bank opens branch in Parimpora

SRINGAR: Axis Bank, a private sector bank, inaugurated its 23rd branch in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday at  Fruit Mandi, Parimpora here, a company spokesperson said. The branch was inaugurated by Town President, Ashraf Bhat and the ATM was inaugurated by president Fruit Growers Association, Hilal Mandu. On the occasion senior officials of the bank […]

J&K announces Model Code of Conduct

JAMMU: Elections to 16th Lok Sabha in J&K are going to be held in five phases from April 10. All arrangements in this regard have been made and Model Code of Conduct has already come into force. This was disclosed by Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Umang Narula at a news conference here Wednesday. The CEO […]

Aircel launches integrated talktime, internet recharge schemes

SRINAGAR: Aircel, mobile and internet service provider, Wedenday announced ‘Happy Recharge’ scheme, offering package of talktime and internet usage time bundled into a single recharge. “The range of Happy Recharges has been designed keeping in consideration holistic communication requirements of telecom users across usage and purchase segments,” a company spokesperson said. “The packs are economically […]

Budgam achieves 64% credit target during current fiscal

BUDGAM: District Development Commissioner, Budgam, Khurshid Ahmed Shah convened a meeting to review the achievements of banks viz disbursement to district credit plan till December 2013, an official spokesperson said. The banks in the district have disbursed an amount of Rs 249.17 crores out of the target of Rs 384.01 crores thus achieving 64.89 percent […]

Agro Industries forays into pesticide sales

SRINAGAR: Foraying into pesticides sales, J&K Agro Industries Development Corporation Limited for the first time has decided to provide potash-based fish oil to the fruit growers of the Valley, an official spokesperson said. The decision has been taken to provide quality potash based fish oil to the fruit growers at their doorsteps on reasonable rates, […]