11.47 pc growth in Electrical Industry

SRINAGAR: The Electrical and Industrial Electronics Industry of India has witnessed a growth of 11.47 per cent in Q3 of FY 2014-15 while the overall growth in nine months of the fiscal has been around 8.95 per cent. “Although higher imports of over Rs 2000 crore in 2014 still plague the industry, but policy changes […]

Only 48 percent cases settled under GSS in Budgam

SRINAGAR: The banks in central Kashmir Budgam district financed only 48 per cent of the cases under various Government Sponsored Schemes (GSS) till December end of the current fiscal. According to the information revealed in the District Level Review Committee (DLRC) convened Wednesday by the J&K Bank, “under GSS, the banks have financed only 48 […]

Accountant General meets Governor

SRINAGAR: State’s Accountant General Khalid Jamal Wednesday called on Governor N N Vohra at Raj Bhavan Jammu. According to an official handout issued here, Jamal briefed the Governor about the state government’s functional areas that have been audited in the recent past “for promoting a transparent framework of policy, rules and regulations and encouraging efficiency […]

Fisheries department to organise fish sale on Friday

SRINAGAR: The Department of Fisheries has made elaborate arrangements for sale of rainbow trout fish on the occasion of Nauroz in Kashmir Valley. In an official handout issued here, the department said it would arrange sale of the trout fish at its Special Sales Counter at Gagribal in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Friday. The […]

Non-local dealers fined over norms’ violation

SRINAGAR: The authorities Wednesday fined four non-local dealers over violation of norms. According to Deputy Director Legal Metrology Department (LMD), the accused hardware/paint dealers were fined Rs 23,000 for violating “labeling norms” of their products. The penalized dealers included Pioneer Hardwares and Prem Brush Factory of Delhi, Raina of Jammu, and RSV Industries of Jalandhar. […]

Fair dedicated to girl child in Rajouri

SRINAGAR: An Employment Fair was held Wednesday in Rajouri district of Jammu region. District Development Commissioner Rajouri Deepti Uppal inaugurated the “mega” event dedicated to welfare of the girl child. The Fair was organised at Sunderbani by the Employment and Counselling Centre of the district. Stressing on the need to promote self-employment, Uppal said the […]

Bad weather can hit horticulture, agriculture production, say experts

Bad weather can hit horticulture, agriculture production, say experts

Junaid Nabi Bazaz SRINAGAR: Incessant rains and snow being witnessed since late February could affect the horticulture and agriculture production in Kashmir Valley this year, say experts. Dr Sheikh Muhammad Sultan, horticulture expert from Central Institute of Temperate Horticulture Srinagar, told Kashmir Reader on Tuesday that rains and snow witnessed during the recent weeks has […]

KC Hyundai unveils i20 Active in Srinagar

KC Hyundai unveils i20 Active in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: KC Hyundai Tuesday unveiled Hyundai Motor India Ltd’s much-awaited and sport-styled i20 Active here. The car was launched across India, marking the global debut of i20 Active in the country, the company said in a press statement issued here. The i20 Active possesses stylish design and advanced technology to further redefine Hyundai’s automotive excellence […]

2-day Fair concludes in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Two-day Employment-cum-Recruitment Fair held at Degree College here concluded Tuesday. The event was organised by District Employment and Counselling Centre. Officials told Kashmir Reader that hundreds of students participated in the event while over 1,000 candidates registered with different companies that participated in the camp. The youths from Baramulla, Bandipora, Budgam and Srinagar participated […]