Mirwaiz inaugurates diagnostic centre in Batmaloo

SRINAGAR: APHC(M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday inaugurated the modern diagnostic and research centre under the banner of Haya Medical Charitable Trust at Batmaloo here. Haling the Trust for providing quality health care services to people on discount rates, Mirwaiz said helping mankind was regarded as the biggest service in Islam. He said the organizers […]

30 JAK LI ex-servicemen participate in Haider shooting

SRINAGAR: Thirty ex-servicemen of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) will be seen again in action, but this time on the silver screen with this former group of the infantry regiment of the Indian Army playing their role in Haider-an upcoming Bollywood film starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu and Irrfan Khan. “It was […]

Petrol price hiked by 60 paise per litre, diesel by 50p

Petrol price hiked by 60 paise per litre, diesel by 50p

NEW DELHI: Petrol price was Friday hiked by 60 paise a litre, the second increase this year, and diesel by 50 paise per litre, the 14th hike since January 2013. The hikes, effective from Friday midnight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will be higher and will vary from city to […]

Subrata Roy sent to police custody till March 4

LUCKNOW: Over seven hours after he was arrested, Sahara Chief Subrata Roy was produced in a court here on Friday, which directed the UP police to keep him in custody till March 4 when he will be produced before Supreme Court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anand Kumar Yadav directed the UP police to keep Roy in […]

3 religious tourism circuits under active consideration of GoI: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmed Mir Friday informed the House that approval for three mega tourist circuits of Rs 150 crore including Sufi Circuit Kashmir, Pilgrimage Circuit Jammu and Buddhist Circuit in Ladakh of Rs 50 crore each are under active consideration of the government of Inda, adding that the queries raised by the […]

Land for travelers mart Lakhanpur identified: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Planning Labour and Employment, Ajay Kumar Sadhotra informed the House that for the construction of Travellers Mart at Lakhanpur, which is part of Lakhanpur-Bani-Basholi-Sarthal Circuit, 213 kanals of land were identified. It comprises 98 kanals and 2 marlas belonging to Punjab Government (Irrigation Department), 69 Kanals and 15 marlas of State land […]

Aryans selects 23 Valley students for scholarship

SRINAGAR: Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has selected 23 Kashmiri students for scholarship during its two-day admission-counseling program, a group spokesperson said on Friday. “The two-day counseling, which concluded on Friday received overwhelming response besides 212 students participated in merit cum means scholarship of the Aryans Group,” the spokesperson said. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans […]

BGSBU organises exhibition on business personalities

RAJOURI: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University organised a one-day exhibition on “The Globally Renowned Business Personalities” in the campus here on Friday, a varsity spokesperson said. The objective of the exhibition, organized by the School of Management Studies, was to acquaint the students with the leading business personalities of the state, India and the world […]

Indian economy in Q3 expands by 4.7%, 10 bp down from Q2 growth

NEW DELHI: India’s Gross Domestic Product ( GDP) grew at 4.7 percent for the third quarter of the current financial year, 10 basis points (bp) down as against 4.8 percent in the second quarter. The agricultural sector grew at only 3.6% versus 4.6% quarter-on-quarter. The manufacturing growth came in at (-) 1.9% versus 1% quarter-on-quarter. […]

HMT employees to get revised wages; retirement age raised to 60

NEW DELHI: The government of India Friday approved implementation of the 1997 pay scale along with increase in the retirement age from 58 to 60 for the employees of HMT Machine Tools Limited. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA). “The implementation of 1997 pay revision will […]