Sajad Lone chairs Doda DDB meet

Sajad Lone chairs Doda DDB meet

DODA: The District Development Board Doda which met here on Monday under the chairmanship of minister for social welfare, ARI and trainings, Sajad Gani Lone gave nod to annual CAPEX budget of Rs 167.71 crore for the district. Chairperson, J&K State Social Welfare Board, Prof. Nirmal Gupta, vice-chairman, Advisory Board for Development of Scheduled Castes, […]

Kashmir Fort Festival at Hari Parbhat

Work afoot to promote pilgrimage, adventure and heritage tourism: Minister SRINAGAR: The minister of state for education, technical education, culture, tourism, horticulture, floriculture and parks, Priya Sethi on Monday said that heritage tourism has great scope in Jammu and Kashmir. “This Hari Parbhat is a symbol of unity, brotherhood and harmony, where a temple, mosque […]

DDB approves Rs 168.96 cr plan for Budgam

BUDGAM: The District Development Board Budgam which met here on Monday under the chairmanship of minister for industries and commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, approved the annual plan annual outlay of Rs 168.96 crore for the year 2016-17 for the district. The outlay includes Rs 12.68 crore regular plan, Rs 24.39 crore loan, Rs 120.03 crore […]

Education Zone holds conference on admissions to medical colleges in Bangladesh

Srinagar: A one-day conference of parents aspiring to send their wards to Bangladesh for medical courses like MBBS, BDS, and MS was organized by the well-known consultancy Education Zone, Parraypora at Grand Lalit Palace here. The function was presided over by the Minister for Press, Government of Bangladesh, Enam-ul-Haque Chowdhury, while PDP leader and MLC […]

Jan Dhan accounts more vulnerable to frauds: RBI

MUMBAI: Raising concerns that Jan Dhan accounts can be misused by ‘money mules’, RBI on Monday warned they are “very vulnerable” to frauds and asked banks to be on guard against such activities. Reserve Bank deputy governor SS Mundra said banks should have a proper mechanism to monitor transactions in these accounts. “The newly opened […]

Kashmir can become top golfing, flower-growing destination: Mehbooba

Kashmir can become top golfing, flower-growing destination: Mehbooba

Inaugurates Flower Show, distributes prizes among golfers SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, on Sunday asserted that Kashmir has all the trappings of becoming a top-class golfing destination, provided the existing courses where facilities match global standards are effectively marketed in the country. The chief minister was speaking during the prize distribution ceremony of the CM’s […]

Consumers to get 3 months advance ration, says minister

Consumers to get 3 months advance ration, says minister

SRINAGAR: Government is planning to provide advance ration of three months to consumers, minister for consumer affairs & public distribution, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali said here on Sunday. He said this after inaugurating the meeting hall at the directorate of consumer affairs & public distribution department. The minister said that the Punjab government is already giving […]

DDB gives nod to CAPEX budget of Rs 200 cr for Jammu

DDB gives nod to CAPEX budget of Rs 200 cr for Jammu

JAMMU: The district development board that met under the chairmanship of deputy chief minister Dr Nirmal Singh on Sunday gave nod to an annual CAPEX budget of Rs.200 crore for Jammu district. The meeting also reviewed the action taken report on the decisions of the last board meeting and took stock of physical and financial […]

Politically difficult to fast-track structural reforms: Rajan

Bhubaneswar: It is ‘politically difficult’ to speed up structural reforms in India, RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said, even as he stressed on the need for cleansing the banks and checking inflation to ensure faster growth. Rajan also said labour market reforms can boost growth, but the process may draw opposition. Delivering a lecture on ‘The […]

‘Over 100 mn domestic passengers to fly by year-end’

New Delhi: Sounding bullish, the directorate general of civil aviation (DGCA) expects more than 100 million domestic passengers to fly by the end of the year, especially as India has outstripped passenger traffic growth in this sector across major global economies including the US and China last year. The number of passengers flown by the […]