FM meets G20 expert group on strengthening of Multilateral Dev Banks

New Delhi: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday met the G20 Independent Expert Group on strengthening of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs). The G20 Independent Expert Group (IEG) is co-convened by former American treasury secretary Lawrence Summers and ex-chairman of the 15th Finance Commission N K Singh. The IEG set up by G20 India Presidency has […]

Two big semiconductor proposals under process: Govt

Sanand: Two big semiconductor proposals are under process and expected to take shape in the coming few months, Union minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said on Saturday. Without divulging specifics of the proposals, the minister said the projects will focus on a special area where India can emerge as a leader at the global level. While speaking […]

DARS Rngreth, Organised Field Cum Biodiversity Exhibition

DARS Rngreth, Organised Field Cum Biodiversity Exhibition

Srinagar:One day field cum Bio-Diversity Exhibition was organized for farmers of District Budgam in collaboration with KVK Budgam. The program was inaugurated by HVC SKUAST-K Shalimar alongwith directors from SKUAST-K, Director CITH and SDM Doodhpathri. ADR, DARS, Rangreth gave the brief overview about the programme, Honible VC interacted with farmers and emphasized on adopting new […]

DARS Rangreth kick started awareness programs under Holistic Agriculture Development Project (HADP)

DARS Rangreth kick started awareness programs under Holistic Agriculture Development Project (HADP)

Srinagar’:One day farmer awareness cum popularization programs was conducted on “Sustainable Crop Production in Rainfed Ecologies under Changing Climate Scenario”. The program started with welcome address by Prof. Z.A. Dar (ADR, DARS). The program was organized under HADP project: “Innovative Extension Appropriating For Promoting Agriculture in J&K” The program was inaugurated by Honorable VC SKUAST […]

4th Handicrafts Quality Control Council meeting held

Srinagar: A 4th meeting of the Handicrafts Quality Control Council was on Friday held under the chairmanship of Director Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah to formulate a uniform process of labelling and quick-response coding (QR) of Non-GI products. QR code is part of the serious effort by the Jammu and Kashmir government to […]

Apple outpaces Samsung to become largest smartphone exporter from India

New Delhi: Apple has overtaken Samsung to become the largest smartphone exporter from India. According to a report by The Economic Times (ET), in the June quarter, out of the total exports of 12 million shipments from India, Apple accounted for a market share of 49 per cent. Samsung’s market share was 45 per cent. […]

Forex kitty drops USD 867 mn to USD 593.037 bn

Mumbai: India’s foreign exchange reserves declined USD 867 million to USD 593.037 billion in the week ended September 15, the Reserve Bank said on Friday. In the previous reporting week, the overall reserves dropped USD 4.99 billion to USD 593.90 billion. In October 2021, the country’s reserves had touched an all-time high of USD 645 […]

SKUAST-K, KVK Budgam organize Backyard Poultry Training cum Chick Distribution programme

Budgam: Krishi Vigyan Kendra Budgam, SKUAST-Kashmir organised Backyard Poultry Training cum Chick distribution at Village Gariend of Budgam district under Front Line Demonstration (FLD) programme. During the programme, 250 VanRaja poultry birds were distributed free of cost among 40 farmers of Gariend area of district Budgam. Prof. Dil Mohd. Makdhoomi (Director Extension, SKUAST-K) was the […]

Dir Agri visits Saffron Fields of Pampore

Srinagar: The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal on Thursday visited Saffron fields of Pampore to take stock of the present scenario and interventions by the department. He impressed upon the field officers to work in close coordination with the saffron farmers and ensure that proper guidance is provided to them during the pre and […]

RBI proposes changes in wilful defaulter norms

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Thursday proposed sweeping changes in norms concerning wilful defaulters, defining them as someone who has an outstanding amount of Rs 25 lakh and above and has refused to repay despite having the capacity to pay. RBI has sought comments on the new draft master direction that proposes […]

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