Punjab CM felicitates Kashmiri student for creating android app

Punjab CM felicitates Kashmiri student for creating android app

SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri students of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh was felicitated by the Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal for creating android app. According to a spokesperson of Aryans Group, Rumaisa of Aryans College of Engineering, Chandigarh’s was honoured by Badal for her innovation of “Aryans Android App” helping students to keep in touch […]

J&K Bank earns 11% profit in q3

SRINGAR: J&K Bank has reported growth in its net profit by over 11 percent during the third quarter (Q3) ending on December 31. Banks’s net profit grew to Rs 321.29 crore in third quarter of 2013-14 as against Rs 289.40 crore during a year ago. Commenting on the result, Bank’s Chairman and CEO Mushtaq Ahmad […]

India, Pak must take up LoC trade issue at higher-ups level: KCCI

SRINAGAR: Expressing its disappointment and resentment against what it called ‘callous ineptitude’ towards handling the cross-Line of Control trade imbroglio, Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has impressed upon the government of India and Pakistan to take the issue at higher decision making level for immediate resumption of trade. “KCCI seeks to impress the […]

J&K Budget 2014-15: FM holds pre-budget consultation with farmers

SRINAGAR: Finance Minister Abdul Rahim Rather Thursday said that agriculture is the important sector of the state economy and government is committed to revolutionise it by providing all possible facilities to the farmers of the state. Rather, according to an official spokesperson, was addressing a pre-budget interactive session here, which was attended by progressive farmers […]

Efforts afoot to tap wind energy in J&K: Dr Farooq

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir has vast potential of wind energy and wind masts have been installed at Bidda in Reasi, and Tatapani in Rajouri to tap this renewable energy, Union New and Renewable Energy Minister, Dr Farooq Abdullah said on Wednesday, according to an official spokesperson. He also said places of wind energy potential in […]

Tour operators, mountaineers oppose construction of road to Affarvat ridge

SRINAGAR: Valley based tour operators and mountaineers have asked Jammu and Kashmir government to desist from any plans to construct a road in world famous ski resort Gulmarg. In an emergency joint meeting of Adventure Tour Operators Association of Kashmir (ATOAK) and J&K Ski and Mountaineering Association (JKSMA) the office bearers and members of ATOAK […]

Ford unveils Figo Concept compact sedan

SRINAGAR: Ford on Monday unveiled the global Ford Figo Concept sedan in India, a move aimed at strengthening the company’s compact car portfolio. With the global unveiling of the sub 4-meter concept car, Ford is aiming for a substantial presence in the B segment, which is expected to touch 2 million units annually in India […]

J&K Bank stops circulation of pre-2005 banknotes

SRINAGAR: In the context of Reserve Bank of India’s directions to the banks to phase out the banknotes issued prior to 2005, J&K Bank has directed all its business units to stop reissuing the pre-2005 currency notes, a spokesperson of the bank said. However, the bank shall be accepting the notes from the public till […]

JKSCCC revenue touches Rs 36 crore in 2013

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Cable Car Corporation (JKSCCC) has earned revenue of Rs 35.83 crore till January 2014   from Gandola ride against Rs 31.97 crore earnings during the corresponding period of last financial year. While the Corporation had set a target of Rs 33.44 crore this fiscal year, it   is now expecting to […]

EDI rolls out batch of 111 aspiring entrepreneurs

SRINAGAR: A batch of 111 aspiring entrepreneurs, including 14 women, who want establish their own businesses, Thursday completed the training at Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI), Pampore here, according to a spokesperson of the institute. EDI, which this financial year has trained around 2000 candidates in about 70 batches, provides three-week training program […]