KCCI resolves to work for flood victims

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) Thursday said it would work for rehabilitation of the victims of the devastating September floods. “We resolve to work for rehabilitation of thousands of people who suffered losses in the ravaging floods,” President of the KCC&I Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad said in a press statement issued here. He […]

Valley misses exchange of cards on New Year

Valley misses exchange of cards on New Year

Iqbal Kirmani SRINAGAR: The September floods appear to have dampened the New Year festivities in the Kashmir Valley as far as the exchange of greeting cards and gifts is concerned. Still recovering from the devastation caused by the floods, the prominent galleries in this summer capital of the state didn’t make an effort to maintain […]

Biz School organises Capacity Building Prog

SRINAGAR: Business School of Kashmir University (KU) in collaboration with India’s Ministry of Tourism Wednesday organised Tourism Awareness Programme at Zabarwan Park here. Inaugural session of the programme was held under the Business School’s Director Prof Mufeed Ahmad, KU said in a press statement issued here. “He spoke about the importance of handicrafts, and advised […]

Joint task force formed at Kishtwar

SRINAGAR: A joint task force of district officers and bankers was Wednesday constituted in Kishtwar district to chalk out a detailed action plan for ensuring comprehensive financial inclusion. A press statement issued here said the move was taken in the District Level Review Committee meeting convened by the concerned Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Javed Khan. The […]

Officers asked to survey consumers

KUPWARA: Special Secretary Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) department Mohammad Akbar Ganai Wednesday asked the officers in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district to conduct a general survey about the consumers registered under various categories. He issued the directions in a meeting convened to review the stock and supply position of food grains the district, an […]

Ex-gratia process completed: govt

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir government has completed the process of distribution of ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to each of the families of those who lost their lives in the September devastating floods in the state. “The ex-gratia amount of Rs five lakh announced by the government in favour of all those families whose next […]

In Kupwara, deposits increase by 5.13%, advances by 29.67%

SRINAGAR: The District Level Review Committee meeting of north Kashmir’s district Kupwara was held here Wednesday to review achievements under Annual District Credit Plan (ACP) )2014-15. A press statement issued here said the meeting was held under District Development Commissioner (DDC) concerned Itrat Hussain Rafique. Apprising the meeting about achievements made up to September 30, […]

Warm send-off to JK Bank’s Banday

SRINAGAR: The J&K Bank Wednesday gave a warm send-off to Shafat Ahmad Banday, one of its most senior officers who retired as the bank’s Senior President. According to an official handout issued here, the farewell was attended by the bank’s Chairman and CEO, Mushtaq Ahmad, Executive Presidents Parvez Ahmad and Abdul Hamid Banday, Presidents, Vice-Presidents […]

3500 saplings planted

SRINAGAR: About 3500 saplings have been planted on 7.5 km stretch of Srinagar-Jammu highway from Narwal Chowk to Sidhra. “The project, which was started in January 2013, is playing a vital role in expanding the cover of green wealth on various locations,” an official handout issued here said Wednesday.