J&K Hoteliers Club hail DDC Sgr for banning street beggars

SRINAGAR: J&K Hoteliers Club has hailed District Development Commissioner (DDC) Srinagar, Abid Rashid Shah for his efforts to ban street beggars in the Srinagar City. The beggars were creating problems at traffic signals which resulted in traffic chaos. In a statement, Secretary General, Tariq Rashid Ghani appreciated DDC Srinagar for such a ‘great’ initiative. The […]

For FY’18, Tata Motors Ltd retail sales grew 1.7% year-on-year to 614,309 cars

SRINAGAR: Tata Motors Ltd announced its results for the quarter and year ending Mar 31, 2018. “In FY 19, JLR delivered profitable growth despite challenging market conditions. We invested for growth, launched exciting new products and established landmark partnerships. In the near term, the challenges of market, technology and geo-political uncertainties are likely to persist. […]

Import duty on shelled walnut, almond hiked

Import duty on shelled walnut, almond hiked

SRINAGAR: Minister for Horticulture, Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Bukhari on Friday welcomed the government of India’s decision raising import duties up to 100 percent on five products, including shelled almond and walnut. Thanking the GoI for the decision, the minister said that this move would protect the domestic growers and give them […]

CII appeals govt to consider GST reduction on almond kernels

CII appeals govt to consider GST reduction on almond kernels

SRINAGAR: A delegation of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) urged the government to reduce the GST rate on Almond kernels from 12 percent to 5 percent. They said after the implementation of GST, all other similar nuts category and dried fruits like raisins, cashew kernels and walnuts were initially taxed at 12 percent but later […]

Agriculture employees association demands pay revision of junior officers

Agriculture employees association demands pay revision of junior officers

SRINAGAR: All Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Employees Association met with Finance Minister Syed Altaf Bukhari and apprised him about their long pending demands. In a statement, spokesperson of the association while lauding the finance minister’s statement on resolving pay anomaly of clerical staff demanded their pay anomaly should also be resolved. The spokesperson said that […]

Gold surges Rs 350 on global cues, high demand

NEW DELHI: Gold prices climbed by Rs 350 to Rs 32,475 per ten gram at the bullion market on Friday, extending its rising streak for the fourth straight day largely on firming trend overseas amid persistent buying by local jewellers. Silver also shot up by Rs 250 to Rs 41,550 per kg due to increased […]

7 states/UTs to roll out intra-state e-way bill today

NEW DELHI: Maharashtra, Manipur and five union territories will today roll out intra-state e-way bill system for movement of goods worth over Rs 50,000 within the state. With this, 27 states/union territories would have implemented the e-way bill system for intra-state movement of goods, India’s finance ministry said in a statement. The union territories which […]

CBDT chairman Sushil Chandra gets one-year extension

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Sushil Chandra was on Friday given one-year extension as the chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) till May next year. This is his second extension after taking over as the chief of the CBDT, the apex policy making body of the Income Tax department, on November 1, 2016. […]