Vodafone awards 100 scholarships to Valley students

SRINAGAR: As part of its Vodafone Delights initiative in J&K, Vodafone India, telecommunications service provider company, awarded scholarships and certificates to over 100 students from the Kashmir Valley. The scholarships were awarded to those who achieved a perfect 10 CGPA score in the CBSE Class 10 exams or scored 90 percent or above marks in […]

BMW launches locally made Rs 43 lakh Gran Turismo in India

SRINAGAR: BMW has launched the all-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo in India, a company spokesperson said on Wednesday. Locally produced at the BMW Plant Chennai, the all-new BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo will be available at BMW dealerships across India from March 2014. Philipp von Sahr, President, BMW Group India said, “A revolutionary concept, […]

PAG calls on governor, discusses J&K’s audit report

JAMMU: Subash Chander Pandey, Principal Accountant General (PAG), J&K, called on Governor NN Vohra here at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday and explained the salient features of the J&K’s Audit Report for the Financial Year 2013-14, an official statement said. Pandey also briefed the governor about the mechanisms which had been put in place for promoting […]

Govt finalises DPR of Ganderbal power project

SRINAGAR: The detailed project report (DPR) of Power Project Ganderbal has been finalized and submitted to Central Electricity Authority for TEC, and most of the clearances including environmental clearance, Forest clearance have been obtained, J&K government said on Wednesday. It also said the land acquisition is also in its advanced stage. The information was given […]

Grants for agri, horti, flori, sheep&animal husbandry deptts passed

JAMMU: Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Hassan Mir Wednesday said that government has accorded focused attention to further strengthen the sector by evolving new and innovative measures. For this purpose he said the government has earmarked a whooping Rs 100 crore for various agricultural projects under NABARD. The Minister was replying to the Demand of Grants […]

Comprehensive policy for genetic up-gradation of indigenous animals soon: Govt

JAMMU: Minister of State for Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi Wednesday said that keeping in view the primary importance of livestock in the state’s economy, the government has rolled out a comprehensive policy with focus on genetic up-gradation of indigenous livestock. The minister was replying to the discussion on the Demand of Grants […]

Under e-governance project, KU launches SMS service

SRINAGAR: As part of various IT initiatives taken up by the University of Kashmir (KU) under e-governance project, Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad Wednesday launched the official SMS service of the University. `A KU statement said that Prof Talat Ahmad while launching the SMS service said that the varsity was “in the mode of switching […]

Sidbi signs pact with Bahrain Development Bank

MUMBAI: With a view on generating fee-based income, the Small Industries Development Bank (Sidbi) Wednesday entered into an agreement with the Bahrain Development Bank (BDB). As per the agreement, Sidbi will provide a host of services to BDB, including technical assistance and facilitate activities of BDB group in risk management and credit appraisal, training of […]

CM’s irresoluteness means surrender before NHPC: KCCI

SRINAGAR: The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) has expressed its dismay and shocked over the chief minster’s statement with regard to transfer of power projects from NHPC to the state control and management. KCCI, in a statement Tuesday, said recovery of power projects the NHPC is holding at the cost of progress, prosperity […]