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 […]

With best compliments from your dear

New Delhi: This will be first award from government for electronics system design and manufacturers. Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DEITY) has award scheme for various departments in the field of e-governance. The proposed national award will be given in categories which include exports, innovation, fastest growing company, fastest growing small and medium company, […]

73% direct tax target collected till February

NEW DELHI : With over 73% of its revenue target collected by February, the Income Tax department is hopeful of achieving a full kitty of direct tax collection of Rs 6.36 lakh crore by the end of this financial year on March 31. The department, according to official data, has made a gross collection of […]

Railways incurred loss of over Rs 400-cr on freight: CAG

NEW DELHI: Railways incurred a loss of more than Rs 400 crore due to carrying of freight traffic by the longer route and charging by shorter routes, according to the Comptroller and Auditor General of India. A latest CAG report reveals that railways was regularly carrying freight traffic on longer routes and charging by the […]

India home to 70 billionaires; Mukesh Ambani richest: report

NEW DELHI: India is home to the fifth largest group of billionaires in the world and Mukesh Ambani, chairman of Reliance Industries, is the country’s richest man with a personal fortune of $18 billion, says a report. According China-based research firm Hurun’s 2014 global rich list, Mukesh Ambani was ranked 41st in the list that […]

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 […]