New industrial policy to be announced soon: minister

New industrial policy to be announced soon: minister

NEW DELHI: The government of India has finalised the new industrial policy, which is set to be announced soon, Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Monday. The new policy will replace the industrial policy of 1991 which was prepared in the backdrop of balance of payment crisis. “We have finalised the new industrial […]

JK Bank inaugurates 2 business units, ATMs in Pulwama

JK Bank inaugurates 2 business units, ATMs in Pulwama

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed e-inaugurated two business units and offsite ATMs on Monday at Pulwama in presence of District development Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar, bank’s Executive President, Vagesh Chander and customers, senior citizens, representatives of various trade bodies and local residents. The bank’s presidents, Abdul Rashid Sheigan, P K Tickoo, Zonal […]

Date of depositing Rs 15 lakh promised by Modi in people’s accounts not ‘information’ under RTI Act: PMO

Date of depositing Rs 15 lakh promised by Modi in people’s accounts not ‘information’ under RTI Act: PMO

NEW DELHI: A query on when the Rs 15 lakh promised by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 2014 election campaign would be transferred to people’s bank accounts, does not come under the definition of “information” under the RTI Act and so cannot be answered, the PMO has told the Central Information Commission. RTI […]

Dir agri for innovative ideas, ‘smart’ water tech

SRINAGAR: To take stock of agricultural scenario in the Valley, Director Agriculture Kashmir, Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Monday chaired a meeting The meeting focussed on steps to be taken for optimum utilisation of available water resources and exploring and adopting smart irrigation water technology, an official release read. The director said that agriculture has […]

LMD penalises Bazaar India Jmu, recovers `1 lakh penalty

JAMMU: Under the supervision of Controller Legal Metrology J&K RK Katoch, a team of officers of Enforcement Wing of Deputy Controller Legal Metrology Enforcement Jammu headed by Ajay Verma conducted checking at Bazaar India, a unit of M/S Mayasheel Retail Ltd at Hari Market Jammu. During the inspection of more than 10 products including milk […]

Fuel prices hit highest level under BJP government

Fuel prices hit highest level under BJP government

NEW DELHI: Petrol price on Sunday hit Rs 74.40 a litre – the highest level under the BJP-led government, while diesel rates touched a record high of Rs 65.65, renewing calls for a cut in excise duty to ease the burden on consumers. State-owned oil firms, which have been since June last year revising auto […]

Prez gives nod to Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance

Prez gives nod to Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance

NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind has given assent to promulgation of the Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018, giving authorities powers to attach and confiscate the proceeds of crime and properties of economic offenders like bank fraudsters or loan defaulters fleeing the country. The Fugitive Economic Offenders Ordinance, 2018 is aimed at deterring economic offenders […]

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