India contracts 8 lakh tonnes of sugar exports so far

India contracts 8 lakh tonnes of sugar exports so far

New Delhi: Saddled with surplus stock, sugar mills in India — the world’s second largest producer, have contracted to export about 8,00,000 tonnes of the sweetener so far to countries like Middle East and Sri Lanka, a government official said. Out of the total contracted quantity, raw sugar comprises 6,00,000 tonnes and the rest 2,00,000 […]

Traders federation meeting held in Baramulla, new posts created

Baramulla: A high-level meeting of traders federation was organised here in Baramulla town on Sunday in which posts of vice president, joint secretary and account posts were created by the organisers. The meeting was chaired by the president Mohammad Ashraf Ganie, general secretary Er Tariq Ahmad Magloo and chairman Iftiqar Ahmad Zaroo. In this meeting […]

Agri dept felicitates ‘outstanding’ employees

Agri dept felicitates ‘outstanding’ employees

SRINAGAR: Director Agriculture Kashmir Syed Altaf Aijaz Andrabi on Saturday chaired a function organised to felicitate outstanding employees of the department here at Lalmandi. On this occasion, three officials of the department awarded a certificate of excellence for their outstanding performance in the jobs assigned to them. The officials, awarded with certificates are Shabir Ahmad […]

KTMF calls ‘official hooliganism’ intolerable, threatens reactive measures

KTMF calls ‘official hooliganism’ intolerable, threatens reactive measures

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) on Saturday expressed serious concern over the alleged harassment of traders by sales tax department and said the “official hooliganism was intolerable.” “Instead of feeling ashamed for having failed to do anything good for the traders, the government is resorting to tactics, which seem to sabotage revival […]

LPG price hiked by over Rs 2 after rise in dealers’ commission

LPG price hiked by over Rs 2 after rise in dealers’ commission

NEW DELHI: Domestic cooking gas LPG prices have been hiked by over Rs 2 per cylinder after the government increased the commission paid to LPG dealers. A 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder in Delhi will now cost Rs 507.42 as against Rs 505.34 previously, according to a price notification of government-owned fuel retailers. This followed an […]

JK Bank relaxes eligibility criteria for BA positions

Srinagar: J&K Bank has announced relaxation in the eligibility criteria of Banking Associates (BA) in respect of qualification and age. Now the candidates having educational qualification as Graduates/Post Graduates with 50% marks and above (date of declaration of result till 30.11.1018) are eligible to apply for the said post. The age in case of general […]