Dept of Handloom development holds exhibition,buyer seller meet

Dept of Handloom development holds exhibition,buyer seller meet

JAMMU: Department of Handloom Development is holding a three cluster exhibition cum buyer seller meet at Jhelum Resort, Jammu. This programme is being sponsored by GoI Development Commissioner for Handlooms. Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Raj Kumar Bhagat, inaugurated the exhibition. He went around the cluster stalls at the Expo and viewed various products displayed […]

Himalayan Motor launches KUV-100 SUV

Himalayan  Motor launches KUV-100 SUV

SRINAGAR: The authorised dealership  of Mahindra and  Mahindra Himalayan Motors on Saturday launched  its  micro SUV- KUV 100. The inauguration was performed by S.P South ShriDhar Patil at its showroom at Srinagar. With this  latest offering, the company aims to create a new segment in the passenger vehicles market. The new vehicle is being offered […]

KCCI members meet Sec tourism to discuss issues

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry that met Secretary Tourism Farooq Ahmad Shah in Srinagar has hailed the efforts put in by the government to tackle the tourism related issued here. In a statement issued by the Chamber it appreciated the initiatives taken by the government for promotion of tourism, besides addressing the […]

JKSRTC to introduce luxury coaches for cross-LOC travel

JKSRTC to introduce luxury coaches for cross-LOC travel

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation(JKSRTC) will be introducing four new luxury coaches for carrying cross-LoC passengers, besides ensuring e-management within Corporation. This was disclosed during a high level meeting of the corporation held by Secretary, Transport Kifayat Hussain Rizvi along with corporation officials here on Friday. During the meet, Managing Director, […]

BSNL reduces mobile call rates by up to 80%

BSNL reduces mobile call rates by up to 80%

New Delhi: State-run BSNL on Friday said it has extended the scheme giving 80 percent reduction in mobile rates to its existing customers, with effect from January 16. The company had earlier announced the scheme for new customers. “Earlier, BSNL had reduced call rate by up to 80 percent for its new prepaid mobile customers […]

GoI plans to open 10,000 new LPG dealers in 2016

NEW DELHI: Government has set an ambitious target of opening 10,000 new LPG dealerships in 2016 on top of around 16,000 existing dealers in the country. On January 1, Pradhan announced 2016 as the ‘Year of LPG Consumers’ and this is yet another step in the direction of making clean cooking fuel available to entire […]

Training under Himayat scheme concludes

BANDIPORA: A training programme organized by Jammu Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) under Himayat scheme concluded at Bandipora here on Friday. District Development Commissioner (DDC) Bandipora Sajad Hussain was the chief guest at the concluding function. A total of 59 candidates were imparted entrepreneurship development training regarding Self Employment Schemes. Speaking on the ocassion, the […]

UN downgrades India’s GDP forecast to 7.5% from 8.2%

New Delhi/Bangkok: The United Nations has downgraded its GDP growth forecast for India for 2016 to 7.5 per cent from 8.2 per cent estimated earlier, largely due to slow progress in implementing reform policies. In 2015, India is expected to see better growth compared to China, but the higher rate is due to a change […]

Sensex down 318 points to 19-month low

MUMBAI: The benchmark BSE Sensex plunged by 317.93 points today to hit a fresh 19-month low of 24,455.04 as muted earnings by some blue-chips and oil prices that fell below USD 30 a barrel combined to pull down the domestic equities for a second straight week. The broader NSE Nifty also broke below the 7,500-level […]