DAK to launch foundation in Dr Fayaz’s name

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday announced it will launch a foundation in the name of Dr Fayaz Khan who passed away after prolonged illness on Friday. Dr Fayaz had graduated from Government Medical College Srinagar and completed his MD at SKIMS. He pursued his DM Neurology from PGI Chandigarh and was presently working […]

AAP takes out ‘broom’ rally in Jammu

Jammu: Aam Aadmi Party activists Saturday took out a ‘Jhadu (broom) Rally’ in Jammu against the corruption in the state government. Flagging brooms, over 100 AAP activists took to the streets in the city’s Gandhi Nagar area and raised anti-government slogans in support of Arvind Kejriwal’s anti-corruption campaign across the country. Backing Kejriwal’s decision to […]

Horticulture awareness camp held at Anantnag

Anantnag: Directorate of Horticulture in collaboration with chief horticulture officer Anantnag Saturday conducted one day awareness camp for fruit growers of the district here. The camp was chaired by Deputy Director Horticulture Planning. The experts from Krishi Vigyan Kendra Dooru, SKUAST and Horticulture department made the growers aware about the pre and post harvest management […]

Gold and silver value surges for the third day

NEW DELHI: Gold and silver prices extended gains for the third straight day here Saturday on sustained buying by stockists for the wedding season and a firming global trend. While gold inched up by Rs 5 to Rs 30,985 per 10 grams, silver spurted by Rs 1,000 to Rs 47,000 per kg. Traders said sustained […]

NABARD organizes financial literacy workshop in Budgam

BUDGAM: National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) organised a Financial Literacy Workshop at ITI here on Saturday. The workshop was attended by young trainees of ITI Budgam engaged in Handicrafts, Handlooms and other allied activities. The Camp was inaugurated by District Development Manager NABARD Budgam and Officer in Charge NABARD Srinagar. Assistant Director […]

Mehbooba thanks Azad for medical colleges

Mehbooba thanks Azad for medical colleges

Jammu: The Peoples Democratic Party today welcomed the Union Health Ministry’s decision to open four medical institutions in the state, saying such a step would significantly improve health facilities. Addressing a function here, party chief Mehbooba Mufti expressed her gratitude to Union Health Minister Gulam Nabi Azad for sanctioning two cancer institutes and four medical […]

Every bank branch to have ATM by March this year

JAIPUR: Describing UPA-II government’s focus on inclusive growth in the banking sector as a mission, Union Minister of State for Finance Namo Narayan Meena Saturday said every old bank branch should have ATM facility by the end of current fiscal. Every new bank was now providing ATM facility while opening its branches despite some problem […]

Axis Bank holds blood donation camp

Srinagar: Axis Bank on Saturday organized a blood bank here in which more 35 staff members and some customers donated their blood. The blood donation camp was organized in collaboration with Red Cross Society, Kashmir, a statement from the bank said. District Development Commissioner, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Shad, who was present at the occasion hailed […]

Miandad quits as director general PCB

KARACHI: Former captain Javed Miandad has decided to part ways with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and offered his resignation as the director general of the governing body. “PCB confirms the receipt of a letter to the chairman [Najam Sethi] by Javed Miandad in which he has offered his resignation,” the board’s spokesperson confirmed to […]

SMC’s Imran Khan to feature in Deaf India Premiere League

SRINAGAR: Imran Khan, a physically challenged employee of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), will showcase his cricketing skills in Deaf India Premier League starting February 24 at Amritsar. Khan, a deaf and dumb, who works as a computer operator in the SMC’s City Drainage Civil Division, was granted permission by SMC commissioner Dr G N […]