Faster global growth driven primarily by US, China and India: World Bank president

Washington: There is now a faster global growth driven primarily by the US, China and India, World Bank president David Malpass has said even as he expressed concern over growing inequality due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He said here is also the concern of inequality in terms of vaccinations and median income that’s not going […]

SKUAST-Kashmir holds technology dissemination camp for tribal farmers at Bandipora village

SRINAGAR: SKUAST Kashmir has organized a Technology dissemination camp for tribal farmers at far flung areas ofKudara,Bandipore under the project activities sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India. The Principal Investigator of the Project Prof. PankajGoswami addressed the participating tribal farmers of the area and briefed them about scientific management of dairy animals for […]

Srinagar DLRC meet: DC orders enquiry against EDB for keeping cases pending under KCC

SRINAGAR: A meeting of District Level Review Committee (DLRC) was held here today under the chairmanship of District Development Commissioner (DDC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad to review the progress achieved during 2020-21 under Annual District Credit Plan. The meeting was informed that by December 2021, around Rs 4030 crore have been distributed among 88647 beneficiaries […]

Gold rallies Rs 587; silver jumps Rs 682

New Delhi: Gold rallied by Rs 587 to Rs 45,768 per 10 gram in the national capital on Wednesday amid rupee depreciation, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had closed at Rs 45,181 per 10 gram. In tandem with a rally in gold, silver also jumped Rs 682 to Rs […]

NABARD’s augmented-support boosts rural economy in J&K, Ladakh

JAMMU: Keeping in line with its vision “Development Bank of the Nation”, NABARD augmented support to the various sectors of rural economy during 2020-21, for overall development of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh UTs. The sanctions under various interventions were higher by 70% over the last year. NABARD’s stress on boosting the capital formation resulted […]

‘Scientific Training on Beekeeping’ started at KVK Ganderbal

SRINAGAR: Keeping in view the importance of beekeeping and to achieve the goal of “Sweet Revolution” Krishi Vigyan Kendra Ganderbal started a seven days training programme on “Scientific Training on Beekeeping” on Tuesday. The training is sponsored by National Bee Board (NBB) under National Beekeeping & Honey Mission (NBHM) Mini Mission-I. The aim of the […]

DoT files affidavit before Supreme Court on AGR payments

New Delhi: The Department of Telecom has filed an affidavit before Supreme Court on the status of statutory dues paid by telecom operators, a government official said on Tuesday. Telecom operators, including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, had to pay 10 per cent of their Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) dues demanded by the DoT by […]

DDC Reviews expenditure under District Capex Budget

BUDGAM: District Development Commissioner, Budgam Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza today chaired a meeting of officers to review the progress and performance achieved by all concerned departments in different sectors under District Capex Budget 2020-21. While addressing the meeting, the DDC directed all concerned departments to get their annual working plan duly approved at the level of […]

Delegation of KTMF call on DC Srinagar

SRINAGAR: A delegation led by Haji Mohammad Yaseen Khan of Kashmir Traders & Manufactures Federation (KTMF) representing some 250 markets from various areas of the district called on the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad here in his office Chamber. The delegation projected various issues including macadamization and repairs of roads, providing of for adequate […]

Govt amends insolvency law; introduces pre-packaged resolution process for MSMEs

New Delhi: The government has amended the insolvency law to provide for a pre-packaged resolution process for micro, small and medium enterprises. An ordinance was promulgated to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) on April 4, according to a notification. The latest move comes less than two weeks after the suspension of certain IBC […]