Tax evaders charged Rs 13 lakh fine in July

JAMMU: The Enforcement wing of State Taxes Department Jammu (North) has recovered Rs 13 Lakh fine during last month (July) for evading the tax by the vehicles carrying trade goods. As per the department, the team headed by Deputy Commissioner, Enforcement, Sunaina Sharma, laid naakas at different locations on NH-44 during the month of July […]

Gold jumps Rs 1,365; silver zooms Rs 5,972

New Delhi: Gold prices jumped Rs 1,365 to Rs 56,181 per 10 gram in the national capital on Wednesday following a strong rally in global market, according to HDFC Securities. Silver also depicted a strong trend as it zoomed Rs 5,972 to Rs 72,726 per kg from Rs 66,754 per kg in the previous trade, […]

DC G’bl visits site for construction of Rock Garden in Kangan

GANDERBAL: Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal Wednesday visited the site identified for the construction of Rock Garden in the district. During the visit it was given out that 32 Kanals of land are identified and earmarked for the construction of Rock Garden adjacent to PDC Park near Kangan which may be first of its kind […]

I&C department’s divisional-panel clears subsidy cases

JAMMU: Director Industries & Commerce, Jammu, Anoo Malhotra today chaired Divisional Level Committee meeting of Jammu District for sanctioning of subsidy cases under the State Package of Incentives. The agenda of the meeting for the Jammu District was presented by General Manager, DIC Jammu [Member Secretary] Subah Mehta, for the approval of 100% DG Set […]

Hirdesh Releases ‘Book of innovations’ published by Transport Department

UDHAMPUR:- Chief Electoral Officer, Hirdesh Kumar Singh, who also holds charge of Commissioner Secretary Transport Department, Wednesday conducted an extensive tour of District Udhampur and also reviewed the working of Election and Transport departments, here at a meeting. At the outset, ARTO, Udhampur Rachna Sharma gave a presentation on the initiatives of Transport department in […]

Reorganisation of Engineering Wings of Departments

SIDCO, SICOP to stop work for others SRINAGAR: In a decision with significant structural change in Engineering Wings of various departments and their working, the Administrative Council which met here today under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu, sanctioned the merger/subsuming of in-house engineering wings in various departments/organizations like Tourism, School, Higher and […]

Books not Bullets

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ Jammu & Kashmir has witnessed more than three decades of proxy war, violence and suffered irreparable damage in all domains of human life. The most adversely affected amongst all sections of society has been the children and youth of the region. Young minds who were supposed to be aspirational, educated, skilled and […]

Airtel expands 4G footprint deeper into rural pockets of Ladakh

Airtel expands 4G footprint deeper into rural pockets of Ladakh

Srinagar: Bharti Airtel is rapidly expanding 4G footprint in rural hamlets of Ladakh and connecting the region to the digital superhighway. Airtelon Tuesday said that its 4G network has reached over a dozen more remote villages across Leh and Kargil. Airtel is the first operator to bring high speed mobile broadband to these villages, including […]

Rupee slips 3 paise to 75.04 against US dollar

Mumbai: The rupee pared some of its initial losses and settled 3 paise down at 75.04 against the US dollar on Tuesday amid a weakening greenback overseas. The rupee opened weak at 75.13 at the interbank forex market and shuttled between a high of 74.85 and a low of 75.17 against the American currency. It […]

Gold rises by Rs 97, silver almost flat

New Delhi: Gold prices rose by Rs 97 to Rs 54,830 per 10 gram in the national capital on Tuesday amid rupee depreciation, according to HDFC Securities. The precious metal had closed at Rs 54,733 per 10 gram on Monday. Silver prices were almost flat at Rs 66,855 per kg, marginally lower by Rs 5 […]

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