Rupee rises 8 paise to close at 74.43 against US dollar

Mumbai: The Indian rupee advanced by 8 paise to close at 74.43 against the US dollar on Friday, helped by some correction in crude oil prices and weaker greenback against key rivals. However, the rupee’s further recovery was restricted by continuous foreign fund outflows and sell-offs in domestic equities, analysts said. At the interbank foreign […]

Kashmir Handicrafts to be promoted in Germany

CGI, Germany, Director Handicrafts Kashmir discuss road map in a web meet SRINAGAR: The Director Handicrafts and Handloom Kashmir, Mahmood Ahmad Shah held an extensive web meeting with Dr Suyash Chavan Consulate General of India (CGI), Germany. The online meeting dealt exclusively in reviewing the scope of developing end-to-end export linkages to provide quality handicraft […]

DDC Anantnag reviews progress of Agriculture & Allied Sector

ANANTNAG: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla reviewed the functioning and progress of various schemes being implemented by Agriculture and Family Welfare department Anantnag. The DDC stated that Agriculture is a multi sectoral activity and requires collaboration at all levels. He added that concerned departments have to work in a coordinated manner […]

3 day online programme about safety aspects organised at Dulhasti Power Station

SRINAGAR: Dulhasti Power Station organised a three days online training program for its employees on the topic “General Safety Awareness, Electrical Safety and Basic Fire Safety” through Central Board of Irrigation and Power (CBIP), New Delhi. This online training program was inaugurated in the presence of Rajan Jairath, General Manager (In-Charge) Dulhasti Power Station at […]

NITI, RMI report for a clear sub-target ,penalty mechanism for PSL to renewable energy and EVs

New Delhi: NITI Aayog, Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), and RMI India today released a report, titled ‘Banking on Electric Vehicles in India’, which outlines the importance of priority-sector recognition for retail lending in the electric mobility ecosystem. The report provides considerations and recommendations to inform the inclusion of EVs in the Reserve Bank of India’s […]

US & India should set bold goals to achieve USD 500 billion in bilateral trade: new USIBC president

Washington: After achieving enormous progress in their overall relations, the US and India must now set bold goals to take their ties to a new level and achieve the ambitious target of USD 500 billion in bilateral trade, Atul Keshap, the new president of the influential US India Business Council (USIBC) has said. I think […]

Department committed to the availability of quality seed to the farming community : Dir Agri Kashmir

Srinagar: Availability of quality seed of different crops to the farming community plays a key role in the successful agriculture season. Department has to put in all the efforts to ensure that the farmers get quality seed at right time. These thoughts were expressed by the Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal in a preliminary […]

CESL launches biggest ever tender worth Rs 5,500 cr for 5,580 electric buses

New Delhi: State-run Convergence Energy Services Ltd (CESL) on Thursday launched the biggest ever tender worth about Rs 5,500 crore to procure as many as 5,580 electric buses including 130 double deckers. CESL, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), on Thursday announced the floating of a request for proposals for the biggest […]

J&K’s AI based agritech startup showcases at Expo 2020 Dubai

Srinagar: A Kashmiri agritech startup, Orchardly was selected among 14 other startups from across the globe to showcase their product under sustainable innovations in Elevate VII pitching session at Expo 2020, Dubai. The session was held to showcase how these startups can transform the world with their sustainable innovations, ideas and enterprises. Orchardly is a […]

5G row: Air India resumes 6 India-US flights on B777 aircraft after Boeing’s clearance

New Delhi: Air India said it has resumed six India-US flights on Boeing B777 aircraft on Thursday after the plane manufacturer gave the clearance to operate them. The airline also said all flights to the US will normalise from Friday. Air India had cancelled eight flights on India-US routes on Wednesday due to deployment of […]

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