Gold climbs Rs 188; silver jumps Rs 173

New Delhi: Gold in the national capital on Friday rose Rs 188 to Rs 46,460 per 10 gram reflecting recovery in global precious metal prices, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had closed at Rs 46,272 per 10 gram. Silver also jumped Rs 173 to Rs 67,658 per kilogram from […]

Rupee snaps 8-day losing streak; rises 22 paise to 73.86/USD

Mumbai: The rupee on Friday broke its eight-session losing streak to end 22 paise higher at 73.86 against the US dollar, taking cues from stronger Asian currencies and lower crude oil prices. At the interbank foreign exchange market, the domestic unit opened lower at 74.10 per dollar from the previous close of 74.08. It touched […]

Director Agriculture Kashmir flags-off vegetable consignment to different mandis

SRINAGAR: The Director Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare Department Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today flagged-off a consignment of 35 load carriers carrying fresh vegetables to the different markets and mandis in and outside of the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. These fresh vegetables were procured from the different areas of valley including Safanagri Shopian, […]

Director Law Enforcement J&K launches valley wide inspection drive

SRINAGAR: The Director Law Enforcement J&K(UT), Dr. Bal Krishan Chandan launched a valley wide inspection drive to monitor the quality and distribution of Agricultural inputs among the farming community. The Director initiated the move from District Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian. He visited various Pesticides/ Fertilizer/ Seeds dealers and on spot direction was issued to […]

VC SKUAST Chairs Scientific Advisory Meeting of Srinagar and Budgam KVK’s

SRINAGAR: The 17th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of KrishiVigyan KendraSrinagar and 8thscientific Advisory Committee meeting of Budgam were held at KVK- Srinagar under the Chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST- Jammu and Kashmir, Prof. J. P. Sharma. Director Extension, SKUAST-K, Prof.Dil Mohammad Makhdoomi, Dr. AmalSaxena Associate Director, Scientists from KVK’s of Srinagar and Budgam attended the […]

Unfair practices of e-commerce websites hit business in Kashmir: KRA

Srinagar: Accusing the e-commerce websites like Amazon and Flipkart and many other foreign-funded e-commerce companies of indulging into unethical business practices President Kashmir Retailers Association Farhan Kitab said the malpractice has badly affected business of traders in the Valley. In a statement, Kitab supported the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) for the launch of […]

Xiaomi, Apple, Samsung among most popular brands in pre-owned smartphone market: Report

New Delhi: Xiaomi, Apple, and Samsung were among the most popular brands in the pre-owned smartphone market with sub-Rs 10,000 smartphones accounting for the highest volume in 2020, according to a report by Cashify. Customers in cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad ranked high on the ‘top selling’ list, while Hyderabad and Chennai […]

Deputy Registrar Bla reviews functioning of Cooperative Societies

BARAMULLA: The Deputy Registrar Cooperative Department Baramulla, Ghulam Muhidin Kulay today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the functioning and status of various Cooperative societies registered in the district. The meeting also took a brief appraisal of the progress of Supermarket Baramulla and other related commercial activities. On the occasion, a comprehensive discussion […]

Forage field day organized at Dars Rangreth

SRINGAR: In order to upscale scientific adoption of cultivation of fodder crops among the farmers of the valley, a Field Day on Forage Crops was organized by Dryland Agriculture Research Station, SKUAST-K in collaboration with ICAR-Indian Grassland & Fodder Research Institute, Jhansi on 17th of June 2021 at Rangreth Srinagar. Around 25 progressive farmers from […]

CS approves Annual Action Plan of PMKSY for 2021-22

SRINAGAR: The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting of the State Level Sanctioning Committee (SLSC) for Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) and reviewed progress made under the scheme. Administrative Secretaries of departments of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Forest, Ecology & Environment, and Planning, Development […]