Horti minister stresses on early completion of Jablipora fruit mandi

ANANTNAG: To take stock of ongoing works at Jablipora fruit mandi in Bijbehara, Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Bukhari on Sunday visited the mandi and stressed on early completion of the fruit mandi. The minister while highlighting the importance of the fruit mandi impressed upon concerned officers to complete the work by the end of […]

Rs 30 lakh announced for library, gym at Lakhanpur Toll Plaza

JAMMU: Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary on Sunday visited Toll Post Lakhanpur to take stock of the facilities there. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Excise, Vishesh Mahajan. Choudhary said that the Lakhanpur Toll Plaza is a gateway to Jammu and Kashmir and “it has to be developed as a unique greeting spot for […]

Sebi may give fresh push to loan default disclosure by listed firms

NEW DELHI: Concerned over a massive Rs 11,000-crore fraud at PNB remaining undetected for years, markets regulator Sebi may give a fresh push to its “on-hold” proposal to mandate listed firms to disclose all loan defaults within a day. While billionaire jewellery designer Nirav Modi, the alleged perpetrator of this fraud, is not directly linked […]

JK Grameen Bank branch inaugurated at Ramgarh

JK Grameen Bank branch inaugurated at Ramgarh

JAMMU: Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga Saturday inaugurated modernized and digitized branch of J&K Grameen Bank at Ramgarh. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the banks play an important role in the State’s financial system and the economy. The Minister said that Centre under the Pradhan Mantri Employment Generation Programme […]

Pahalgam festival witnesses huge participation of tourists, locals

Pahalgam festival witnesses huge participation of tourists, locals

Pahalgam: Hundreds of the locals and tourists participated in the two day festival which began here on Saturday at picturesque Pahalgam. The festival is aimed to attract tourists to otherwise summer resort in winter months and also send a positive message across the globe that Kashmir is lively. During the festival, the department made elaborate […]

Tassaduq Mufti visits Poonch to explore possibilities for tourism development

Tassaduq Mufti visits Poonch to explore possibilities for tourism development

POONCH: Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti Saturday Poonch district to explore the possibilities to develop tourism infrastructure in the district. The Minister was accompanied by MLA Qamar Hussain and Shah Mohammad Tantray, DC Poonch, Director Tourism and other senior officers of the department. Minister said the Pir Panjal valley possesses immense potential for growth […]

Model agricultural villages to be developed: Hanjura

SRINAGAR: Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura Saturday said that Agriculture Department will identify the villages to be developed as model villages where only one type of agricultural practice will be carried out. “There will be a separate village for mushroom cultivation, beekeeping, vegetable cultivation and these villages will be developed as model villages […]

Floriculture Dept organizes training programme for flower growers

SRINAGAR: The Department of Floriculture Saturday organized a five-day long training programme on commercial floriculture for the progressive flower growers of the district Srinagar. The training programme was inaugurated by Director Floriculture, Kashmir in which multiple lectures were delivered to growers. Deputy Director Floriculture, Kashmir, Floriculture Officer District Srinagar and Assistant Floriculture Officer, Commercial, Srinagar […]