Officers stress clearance of issues related to gas pipeline project

KATHUA: A meeting of officers of various departments was held at DC office Complex here on Saturday to discuss the issues related to laying of Gas Pipeline, an official spokesperson said here . ACR  SP Rukhwal  along with representatives of GSPL GSPL INDIA GASNET Limited, Xen PHE, PWD,PDD, Range officer Social Forestry and Revenue officers […]

Price cut push Maruti, Hyundai sales higher in Feb

New Delhi: Leading car makers Maruti Suzuki India and Hyundai Motor India recovered some ground in February as buyers made their way to the showrooms, encouraged by the recent price cuts following the lowering of excise duty in the Interim Budget. Similarly, Ford India and Honda Cars India posted double digit growth during the month. […]

Mahindra launches ‘Rise Prize’- India’s biggest innovation award

SRINAGAR: The Mahindra Group has launched India’s biggest innovation prize- the ‘Rise Prize’ which offers USD1 million to drive globally relevant, disruptive innovations while helping build a culture of innovation in India. It will start with two primary challenges, the Mobility Challenge, which invites solutions for driverless cars in India, while the second Solar Challenge […]

CEO ERA inspects progress on infra projects in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Chief Executive Officer, J&K ERA Thaseen Mustafa , Saturday inspected progress of work on various infrastructure projects being executed by Jammu and Kashmir Economic Reconstruction Agency (J&K ERA) in Srinagar city under the ongoing Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Programme (JKUSDIP) funded by Asian Development Bank. During his extensive site visit Mustafa […]

Unique identification number for hallmarked jewellery: BIS

KOLKATA: The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) is introducing Unique Identification Number for hallmarked jewellery to ensure better traceability and consumer protection. “We have decided to introduce a Unique Identification Number for each hallmarked jewellery as a component of hallmark to ensure traceability of hallmarked articles,” Director General of BIS Sunil Soni said here Saturday. […]

Mirwaiz inaugurates diagnostic centre in Batmaloo

SRINAGAR: APHC(M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Saturday inaugurated the modern diagnostic and research centre under the banner of Haya Medical Charitable Trust at Batmaloo here. Haling the Trust for providing quality health care services to people on discount rates, Mirwaiz said helping mankind was regarded as the biggest service in Islam. He said the organizers […]

30 JAK LI ex-servicemen participate in Haider shooting

SRINAGAR: Thirty ex-servicemen of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry (JAK LI) will be seen again in action, but this time on the silver screen with this former group of the infantry regiment of the Indian Army playing their role in Haider-an upcoming Bollywood film starring Shahid Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor, Tabu and Irrfan Khan. “It was […]

Petrol price hiked by 60 paise per litre, diesel by 50p

Petrol price hiked by 60 paise per litre, diesel by 50p

NEW DELHI: Petrol price was Friday hiked by 60 paise a litre, the second increase this year, and diesel by 50 paise per litre, the 14th hike since January 2013. The hikes, effective from Friday midnight, are excluding local sales tax or VAT and actual increase will be higher and will vary from city to […]

Subrata Roy sent to police custody till March 4

LUCKNOW: Over seven hours after he was arrested, Sahara Chief Subrata Roy was produced in a court here on Friday, which directed the UP police to keep him in custody till March 4 when he will be produced before Supreme Court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Anand Kumar Yadav directed the UP police to keep Roy in […]