Kinnows from Pakistan preferred over India’s

Kinnows from Pakistan preferred over India’s

Fahim Matoo/ Mashkoora Khan SRINAGAR: Amid hostilities between India and Pakistan along Line of Contol, Pakistani kinnows have made their place in Kashmir markets, with imports ensured through LoC barter trade. Kinnows are mainly produced in both Indian and Paskistani Punjab that are being imported by dealers. However, kinnows from Paskistan, according to dealers, are […]

KCCI agitated over ‘eviction notices’ to shopkeepers at Sgr airport

KCCI agitated over ‘eviction notices’ to shopkeepers at Sgr airport

Srinagar: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) has taken a serious note of the “eviction notices” served to shopkeepers at the Srinagar International Airport by the Airports Authority of India (AAI). The KCCI has taken up the issue formally with the Minister of Civil Aviation through an express written communication and also at […]

GoI sanctions Rs 1.51 cr for development of Karnah border

GoI sanctions Rs 1.51 cr for development of Karnah border

JAMMU: Government of India’s Ministry of Tourism has sanctioned Rs 1.51 crore project for development of tourism facilities at Karnah border, Minister of State for Tourism, Priya Sethi informed the Legislative Assembly on Thursday. Replying to a question by legislator Raja Manzoor Ahmad, she said the Border Tourism Development Project forms part of the ‘Integrated […]

SKTCC calls on civil admin, raises public grievances

MOHSINA YASEEN SRINAGAR: To highlight the grievances of the business community, traders from Srinagar particularly, from old city on Thursday held a meeting with officials of district administration. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Syed Abid Rashid Srinagar, SSP Traffic (Srinagar), Joint Commissioner SMC, officials from PDD, PHE, R&B and other concerned departments attended the meeting. Traders […]

‘No proposal to open more timber sale depots’

JAMMU: The government has no proposal to open new timber sale depots as the existing network of outlets is sufficient to meet the supply demand, Minister for Forests, Lal Singh on Thursday informed the Legislative Assembly. The minister was replying to a question by legislator Bashir Ahmad Dar asking whether the government intends to open […]

DLTFC approves 46 projects worth Rs 2.82 crore in second meet

RAJOURI: District Level Task Force Committee headed by Additional District Development Commissioner A S Chib approved 46 projects worth Rs. 2.82 crore for setting up of micro enterprises under Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP). The committee comprising General Manager Industries Shafiq Choudhary, Functional Managers Yasir Arafat, Khalil-ur-Rehman, Abdul Jabbar and representatives of various financial […]

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