JKB introduces med insurance for retirees

Srinagar: J&K Bank has introduced a “Cashless Medical Insurance Scheme” for its retired employees across all cadres. The scheme, for which premium will be charged annually, provides for 100% reimbursement of hospitalisation expenses for the retirees and their spouses, statement issued by the bank said. “Annual insurance cover will be upto Rs. 4 Lacs for […]

Agri Deptt’s enforcement wing inspect markets

SRINAGAR: The officials of the enforcement wing of Agriculture Department, Kashmir on Wednesday took stock of the availability in various districts of valley. During the inspection the team headed by District Law Enforcement Officer Baramulla and Kupwara inspected various godowns/ outlets of Tree Spray Oil (TSO) and directed them to make available the quality products […]

Orchardists asked to follow SKUAST spray schedule

BANDIPORA: One day training programme was held at Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Bandipora on Wednesday. The training programme was aimed at sensitising the field functionaries of the horticulture department about the scientific techniques of oil spray in orchards in light of the present weather situation. They were also made aware about the precautionary measures being […]

Barter system mars prospects of much-hyped cross-LoC trade

Barter system mars prospects of much-hyped cross-LoC trade

SRINAGAR: More than seven years after it was started, the cross LoC trade along Uri-Muzaffarabad route today is more a story of hype than the real business. Traders say that a business of only Rs 3700 crore was recorded since 2008, when the trade across the Line of Control began as part of major confidence-building […]

International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

Srinagar: Celebrating International Women’s Day, J&K Bank on Tuesday organised ‘Free Medical Camps for Females Only’ at Iqbal Park in Srinagar and Rajinder Park in Jammu. In a statement, spokesman of the bank said that the camp at Srinagar was supported by the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) as the Institute provided a team […]

Big victory for 2.5 lakh people: Change.org

New Delhi: With the government agreeing on withdrawal of the controversial EPF tax, online petition platform Change.org Tuesday termed it as a big victory for nearly 2.5 lakh people who had signed an online petition against the taxation move. The petition, which was started by a finance professional from Gurgaon, Vaibhav Aggarwal, had got the […]

Secy CAPD asks oil companies to establish grievance redressal cells

JAMMU: Secretary, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) Sourabh Bhagat Tuesday reviewed the status of DBTL, AADHAR seeding and other allied issues confronting the consumers with oil companies and LPG distributors. The meeting also deliberated at length on several issues including ensuring home delivery of LPG, establishment of LPG bottling plant at suitable places in […]

Kissan Mela held at Anantnag

ANANTNAG: To acquaint farmers with latest tools and technology to increase production and quality production, a Kissan Mela cum district level exhibition of modern machinery was on Tuesday held at Dak Banglow Khanabal. The Kissan Mela was organised by Department of Agriculture in collaboration with allied departments including fisheries, sericulture, sheep husbandry, animal husbandry, mushroom […]

National Tourism Policy awaits cabinet approval

New Delhi: The Tourism Ministry expects to get the Cabinet approval for a draft policy which it says will help increase India’s share in foreign tourist arrivals. “Draft is ready and it has got approval of all concerned Ministries. It will go to the Cabinet now for its approval. After Cabinet approval it will be […]

Sandeep reviews JK tourism scenario

JAMMU: In order to give further boost to tourism sector in Jammu division, Principal Secretary, Tourism Sandeep Kumar Nayak convened an interactive meeting with Tour and Travel Operators of Jammu Province on Tuesday. The senior officers of tourism department were also present in the meeting. Sandeep received the detailed feedback from Tour & Travel Operators […]