Sensex plummets 793 pts on Budget woes, global selloff

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex plummeted 793 points Monday to extend losses for a second straight session, dragged by losses in index major HDFC Bank, L&T and Bajaj Finance, amid Union Budget overhang and heavy selloff in global equities. After plunging over 907 points during the day, the 30-share index settled 792.82 points or […]

Tourism dept to carry live drone coverage of resorts to woo tourists

Tourism dept to carry live drone coverage of resorts to woo tourists

SRINAGAR: Commissioner Secretary, Tourism, Rigzian Sampheal on Sunday said that live drone coverage of the tourist resorts is being done on a regular basis so tourists will see by themselves how visitors and travellers are enjoying their holidays freely at different health resorts. He also urged the department to be more vigorous on social media […]

Padri meadow in Bhaderwah pulls a record 2 lakh visitors

Padri meadow in Bhaderwah pulls a record 2 lakh visitors

Bhaderwah: A record 2.10 lakh tourists thronged this picturesque township in Doda district of Jammu region over 20 days, bringing joy and relief to the tourism players who were apprehensive of huge losses due to a slow start to the tourism season. The high-altitude Padri Dhar, an enchanting meadow at 11,000 feet above sea level […]

A&S Creations, 3B Traders display top adventure, outdoor lifestyle brands

A&S Creations, 3B Traders display top adventure, outdoor lifestyle brands

Srinagar: India’s leading importer and retailer of world’s most renowned adventure and outdoor lifestyle brands A& S Creations on Sunday held a product presentation of various such products here. The Delhi based company along with Srinagar based 3B Traders held a display of these top equipments at a Srinagar hotel. On display were brands including […]

Ease sufferings of locals around Battal Ballian IE: DDC to unit holders

UDHAMPUR: District Development Commissioner, Dr Piyush Singla on Sunday exhorted upon the unit holders in Battal Ballian Industrial Estate area to come forward to mitigate the sufferings of the locals around the estate as a goodwill gesture. He said this during the launch of Civic Development works under Corporate Social Responsibility to provide enhanced facilities […]

Registrar Cooperative concludes two day visit of Doda, Kishtwar districts

DODA: Registrar Cooperative Societies M M Rehman conducted two day tour of District Doda and Kishtwar. He chaired a meeting of Deputy Registrar cooperative societies (Agri) Doda/Kishtwar Adil Iqbal and Deputy Registrar (C) Aashiq Hussain and staff of the cooperative societies of the district. Registrar Cooperative Societies emphasised on the diversification of the working of […]

Surplus sugar production ‘big problem’ in India: Gadkari

Pune: Union minister Nitin Gadkari Sunday said surplus production of sugar has become a “big problem” in the country, and suggested the sugar mills to focus on producing ethanol instead of the sweetener. He also said that there is no water scarcity in the country, but what it lacks is water management. Gadkari was speaking […]

Kathua to get new industrial estate, dry port

Kathua to get new industrial estate, dry port

KATHUA: To promote industries and to generate employment in the State, Advisor to Governor, K Skandan Saturday visited Budhi and Ghati areas of district Kathua. The Advisor was accompanied by Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Department Naveen Chaudhary, MD SIDCO, Ravinder Kumar, Director Industries and Commerce Jammu Anu Malhotra, ADC Kathua Ghanshyam Singh and other […]

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