Rather blames AG’s Office for delay in tabling CAG report in Assembly

Rather blames AG’s Office for delay in tabling CAG report in Assembly

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir government Monday blamed Accountant General’s Office for the delay in tabling of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report in the state legislature. “So far no copy has reached me from AG’s Office how can I table CAG report. As soon as I get the copies of the report I will […]

With commission of 4th unit, NHPC declares 240 MW Uri-II fully operational

SRINAGAR: Fourth unit of Uri-II Hydroelectric Project with generation capacity of 60 MW has been commissioned on March 1, NHPC said on Monday. A statement issued by the NHPC Limited, a government of India’s Hydro Power Undertaking said the Uri-II Project have been now declared fully operational with the commissioned of its fourth unit on […]

J&K signs MoU with GoI for generation of 7500 MW solar power in Ladakh

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir government Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India for implementation of Solar Power Projects with capacity of 7500 megawatts. The signing of memorandum was performed at a meeting of the senior officers of the state government and MNRE, GoI, […]

Govt proposing PF officer in all districts to safeguard interest of labourers

JAMMU: With an aim to safeguard and secure the interests of the workforce in the state, the J&K government is making efforts to strengthen and revive the Provident Fund Offices in all districts, Labour Minister Ajay Sadhotra said on Monday. He also said to improve the functioning online facilities will also be introduced shortly in […]

JCCI calls on financial commissioner Industries Deptt

JAMMU: A delegation of Jammu Chamber of Commerce headed by President YV Sharma and President Industrial Association Gangyal Balbir Gupta called on Financial Commissioner Industries and Commerce Khurshid A Ganai here on Monday, according to an official spokesperson. The Delegation put forth various issues of the entrepreneurs including clearances, pollution guidelines, sales tax, VAT reimbursement […]

Revoke ban on hotels: Owners

SRINAGAR: While welcoming the passage of the Bill stopping sealing and demolition of illegal buildings in the Assembly, the Valley hoteliers have urged government to immediately implement the decision so that establishments are opened for commercial activity. Hoteliers have also demanded revoking of ban on hotels, which were sealed for non-availability of Sewerage Treatment Plants […]

India’s manufacturing in Feb expands fastest: HSBC

NEW DELHI: India’s manufacturing sector expanded in February at the strongest pace in 12 months, driven largely by growth in new business orders and an improved macroeconomic situation, an HSBC survey said. The HSBC India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), a measure of factory production, stood at 52.5 in February, up from 51.4 in the […]

Sopore drivers on ‘Sadbhavna’ tour to Kolkata, seek jobs

KOLKATA:  A group of young drivers from Kashmir are on a fortnight-long auto-technology awareness tour to eastern India during which they will also seek suitable jobs for themselves. Organised under the Indian Army’s ‘Operation Sadbhavna’, the ongoing ‘Educational-cum-Auto Tech Awareness Tour’ for the young drivers is aimed at enhancing their awareness on preventive maintenance, repair […]

J&K to implement NFS Act within 2 months: Director CAPD

SRINAGAR: Consumers in the Valley has been asked to fill up the declaration forms regarding income and landing holdings in order to avail subsidies and benefits under National Food Security (NFS) Act, expected to be implemented soon in the state. Director, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Department (CAPD), Kashmir, Bashir Ahmad Khan Monday appealed people […]

NDMA grant to India will benefit Pak: SAARC Chamber

NDMA grant to India will benefit Pak: SAARC Chamber

NEW DELHI:Normalising trade relations with India and granting it non-discriminatory market access (NDMA) will help Pakistan more, SAARC Chamber of Commerce and industry said today. The chamber’s President Vikramjit Singh Sahney also said that opening up of Wagah-Attari border 24×7 as well as setting up of trade facilitation centre would further enhance trade relations between […]