Air India likely to be handed over to Tata group on Thursday

NEW DELHI: The Indian government is likely to hand over Air India to the Tata Group on Thursday, nearly 69 years after it was taken from the conglomerate, officials said on Wednesday. After a competitive bidding process, the government had on October 8 last year sold Air India to Talace Private Limited – a subsidiary […]

FCIK says government policies victimising Industrial sector

Srinagar: Federation Chamber of Industries (FCIK) has taken strong note of the government policies which has pushed the Industrial sector to the wall. According to satemsnt issued here it said that The policies, orders & guidelines issued from last one year has proved fatal to the industrial sector and has hampered the growth of industry […]

Agriculture Deptment continues its drive against unregistered insecticides

Stops sale of 28,260 liters of TSO/ HMO SRINAGAR: Continuing its drive against the distribution and sale of unregistered insecticides, the Enforcement Wing of Agriculture Department Kashmir today prevented the sale of 28,260 liters of unregistered Tree Spray Oil (TSO)/ Horticulture Mineral Oil (HMO) under various sections of insecticides act 1968. The sale was prevented […]

SKUAST-K bags 4 positions at regional competition among Agri Universities

Srinagar: An inter Agriculture University Competition was held on Birth Anniversary of Neta Ji Subhash Chandra Bose at the Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture and Technology Udaipur (Rajasthan) with four students from SK University of Agriculture Sciences securing top positions. The Theme of the competition was “Paryavaran Chetna- Environment and Sustainability.” The main objectives were, […]

Gold rises Rs 86; silver tanks Rs 522

New Delhi: Gold prices rose by Rs 86 to Rs 48,555 per 10 gram in the national capital on Tuesday on local demand and rupee depreciation, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal settled at Rs 48,469 per 10 gram. Silver declined by Rs 522 to Rs 63,907 per kg from […]

SKUAST-K holds webinar on innovation mining

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir held a one day workshop on ‘Innovation Minning’ for the BSc Fisheries students on Tuesday. The programme was organised by the university’s Faculty of Fisheries under the World Bank-ICAR funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) for the institutional development of SKUAST-K. The programme was […]

Govt imposes curbs on export of human hair

New Delhi: The government on Tuesday imposed restrictions on the export of human hair, a move, according to the hair industry, would help in checking alleged smuggling of the product from India. Hair exports were earlier allowed without any restriction. But now an exporter would have to seek permission or licence from the Directorate General […]

Rupee falls by 16 paise to 74.76 against US dollar

Mumbai: The rupee on Tuesday depreciated by 16 paise to close at 74.76 (provisional) against the US dollar due to month-end dollar demand from oil importers and a stronger dollar in overseas markets. Investors’ weak appetite for riskier assets also weighed on the rupee. Moreover, market participants are now eyeing the US Fed’s meeting outcome […]

Agri enforcement wing, seizes 37,800 liters of unregistered TSO,HMO from Pulwama

Dir Agri Kashmir initiates Valley wide campaign against unregistered Insecticides Srinagar: Director Agriculture Kashmir (Controller Insecticides UT of Jammu and Kashmir) Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal Monday initiated a valley wide campaign to curb the inflow of unregistered insecticides in Kashmir Division. In this connection, Director Agriculture reiterated the Department’s commitment against the sale of unregistered products […]

BPCL extends digitally enabled NextGen ‘Pure For Sure’ fuelling in 100 Cities, including Srinagar

Srinagar: On its 46th Foundation Day, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) extended digitally enabled Next Gen *Pure for Sure* Fuelling Initiative to Energy Stations in 100 cities. In Srinagar city, the launch was carried at a simple function by Aamir Ali, Director Disaster Management at Abadan Motors, in presence of Syed Faizan Sadat, Manager Sales […]