Aircel, offer platform for online shopping

SRINAGAR: Aircel, mobile and internet service providing company, Thursday announced partnership with, online deals and mobile marketing and service platform, to launch ‘Aircel Joys, a company spokesperson said. Through the partnership, Aircel customers can avail deals and discounts upto 90 percent from a vast range of categories such as Entertainment, Lifestyle, Shopping, Hospitality, Personal […]

Committee approves `4589 crore annual credit action plan for Srinagar

Committee approves `4589 crore annual credit action plan for Srinagar

SRINAGAR: District Level Review Committee, which met here on Wednesday had approved Rs 4588.94 crore as Annual Credit Action Plan for Srinagar district for the year 2014-15, an official spokesperson said. The credit action plan, which is annual credit target for farmers, artisans, businessmen and industrial units both in priority and non-priority sectors, for the […]

Jet Airways announces upto 75% discount on domestic flights

NEW DELHI: It’s raining discounts on domestic airfares. Extending the bonanza to air travellers, domestic carrier Jet Airways has announced upto 75 percent discount to air travellers who are flying between March and September. Jet’s decision comes after SpiceJet Ltd, Go Air and Indigo’s fare cut announcements. Jet Airways, in a circular to travel agents, […]

Rs 19900 cr allocated under State Plan during last 3 yrs: Govt

JAMMU: Planning and Development Minister Ajay Sadhotra Wednesday informed the state legislature that Rs 19900 crore have been allocated to various sectors under State Plan during last three financial years in the state. Replying to a question by Chaudhary Zulfikar Ali, the minister informed that, Rs 6000 crore was allocated during the 2010-11, Rs 6600 […]

India smartphone sales surge almost 3-fold to 44 million in 2013

NEW DELHI: Smartphone sales in the country grew almost three-fold to over 44 million in 2013, buoyed by a strong uptake of affordable devices made by local firms such as Micromax and Karbonn, research firm IDC said on Wednesday. Smartphone shipments stood at 16.2 million in 2012. “India was one of the fastest-growing countries worldwide […]

DDC Poonch inaugurates renovated bank premises

POONCH: District Development Commissioner Sajad Ahmed khan Wednesday inaugurated the new premises of Jammu & Kashmir Bank branch Sher-e-Kashmir Bridge here. On this occasion, DDC hailed the performance of J&K Bank in various developmental and people friendly spheres. Zonal Head J&K Bank, Jammu West Gucharan Singh thanked DDC for sparing time for the inauguration of […]

Reliance Communications launches new GSM Series in J&K

JAMMU: Reliance Communications, India’s fully-integrated telecommunications service provider, Wednesday announced the launch of a new GSM number series ‘9103’ in Jammu and Kashmir. Reliance Communications, India’s fully-integrated telecommunications service provider, today announced the launch of a new GSM number series 9103xxxxxx in the Jammu & Kashmir Telecom Circle, a company spokesman said. The initiative enhances […]

EPFO to issue universal a/c no soon;calls for cleaning records

NEW DELHI: Retirement fund body EPFO has asked its field staff to clean up records as it plans to issue universal (permanent) account numbers soon to its over 5 crore subscribers. The account number will help those workers in organised sector workers who frequently change jobs, particularly in the construction sector. It will help them […]

Air India joins fare war, offers up to 30% discount

NEW DELHI: Days after budget carriers led by SpiceJet lowered ticket rates by up to 75 per cent to avail early summer season bookings, Air India joined the fare war today offering discounts on select routes. The national carrier announced up to 30 per cent discount on advance ticket purchases with an extended travel period […]

34 hydel projects under execution in Chenab valley: Govt

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir government on Wednesday said that there are 32 hydel projects under execution in Chenab valley, while as 32 projects with the capacity of 2813.46 megawatts are operation across state. The information was given by the Minister of State for Power, Vikar Rasool while replying to a clubbed question by Naresh Kumar […]