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My Impressions from Kashmir

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

A world known medical scientist takes home memories from a beautiful valley

I have always dreamt of seeing Bhutan, Kashmir, and Sikkim, having visited Nepal and Tibet long ago. These magical places  on the top of the world hold a special allure. Hence I was immensely pleased when an internationally renowned dermatology professor invited me to fly up after my serving as chief guest pr more...


6 under-21 youth from J&K to participate in ‘IndiaSkill 2018’ competition

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Also for the first time ever, Abilympics - the ‘Olympics of Abilities’, will feature persons with disabilities who will showcase their talents across 10 skill competitions.

As participants from 27 states in India are gearing up to compete at the IndiaSkills National Competition 2018, a biennial event to showcase talent of Indian youth in different skills, for the first time six youth more...


NIT to hold ‘Idea Challenge 2018’

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Invites applications from students

The IIED Centre, NIT Srinagar is yet again organising the much awaited ideation contest, ‘IDEA CHALLENGE 2018’ from innovators and startups on the themes agriculture, technological innovations and startups, and sustainable environment and climate change.

According to a statement, the centre is inviting creative ideas from the innova more...


Know about Startup India Scheme

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

This eligibility period is extended to ten years for the biotechnology sector.

Definition of a startup 

As per Indian legal norms, a business entity is identified as a startup for up to seven years from its date of incorporation. This eligibility period is extended to ten years for the biotechnology sector.

A startup firm also needs to meet the following cri more...


Ensure trucks ply 24x7, govt freight rates for fruit transportation: Div Com to DCs

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

JKSRTC will also provide requisite number of trucks for fruit transportation in every fruit mandi at government approved revised rates.

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday directed all deputy commissioners to enforce revised government rates for fruit transportation and ensure that all fruit laden trucks from the valley are able to ply round the clock on the highway more...


J&K to bring all labour related public services online

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Advisor Kumar discusses operational readiness of Labour Deptt portal

Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar on Monday convened a high-level meeting to discuss the operational readiness of the online portal of Labour Department being developed for making public services online under all Labour Acts applicable in the state.

According to an official statement, the meeting was attended more...


Nikon launches next gen Z7 mirrorless camera in Jammu

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Speaking on the occasion, Rajesh Sharma Assistant Manager Sales said, “This is proud moment for Jammu as the high-end camera launched here after New Delhi.”

Nikon today launched its next generation Z series mirrorless camera at an event in Jammu.

The camera was launched by professional photographers of Jammu along with officials of the company. For Nikon, Z7 is the beginning more...


KCCI delegations calls on Shailendra Kumar

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

The principal secretary, according the statement, assured the delegation that the issue would be resolved in line with the announcements made in the state budget and “there was no need for any anxiety on this account”.

 A delegation of the newly elected office bearers of The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) led by its President Sheikh Ashiq Ahmad met Shailendra Kum more...


J&K formulates livestock breeding policy

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Samoon chairs finalisation meeting

Principle Secretary Animal and Sheep Husbandry, Department Asgar Samoon Monday chaired a meeting to finalize the Livestock Breeding Policy in the State.

On the occasion, Samoon, according to an official spokesperson, said that the livestock plays an important role in the agricultural economy and provides food security, employment opportunities, more...


SKUAST-K holds seminar on ‘Hill agriculture Policy’

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Abhijit Sen, Distinguished Professor, JNU & Former Member Planning Commission was the chief guest, according to a SKUAST-K statement.

SKUAST-K in collaboration with ICAR-National Institute of Agricultural Economics and Policy Research, New-Delhi organised national seminar on ‘Development of Hill Agriculture Policy and Institutional Imperative’ on Monday at Shalimar Campus, Sri more...


Progress on establishment of veterinary university reviewed

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

During the meeting, Samoon was informed that the Advisory Committee on Animal husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries of Union Government, has also recommended for establishing the veterinary university in the State.

Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, Monday convened a meeting to review progress made in the establishment of veterinary sciences/ F more...


Honda launches GX80 Engine in Srinagar, Jammu

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

According to a company spokesperson, launch ceremony was held during contractors’ meet in Jammu at Hotel Residency and JK Stationers in Srinagar.

Honda Siel Power Products on Monday  launched light weight and single fuel GX80 engine in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to a company spokesperson, launch ceremony was held during contractors’ meet in Jammu at Hotel Residenc more...


J&K Bank celebrating 80th Foundation Day

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

11000 plus Bank staff pledge to offer best customer services

In an unprecedented act of celebrating their Foundation Day in unison across the country, the entire staff of J&K Bank working at various operational geographies led by Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed unanimously read-out a pledge statement vowing to fulfill the bank’s founding objective of financial empowerment.

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Celebrating 80th foundation day, J&K Bank launches 9 products

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Remain No 1 by miles and not by inches: Navin Chaudhary

Sharing its spirit of 80th Foundation Day celebrations with the people of the state and outside, J&K Bank today launched 9 new products here at the bank’s Corporate Headquarters.

Representing the major stakeholder of the bank on the occasion, Principal Secretary Finance J&K Government Navin Kumar Chaudhary, wh more...


Vijay Hazare Trophy: J&K suffer 6th consecutive defeat

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Irfan Pathan plays ordinary again

A 5-wicket haul by skipper Parvez Rasool and a fighting knock of 93 runs by Paras Sharma were not enough to change the fortune, as J&K suffered humiliating sixth consecutive defeat in the ongoing Vijay Hazare Trophy tournament.  The team lost to Services by 102 runs at Sri Ramachandra Medical College, Chennai on Monday.

Having got their more...


Vice Chancellor flags-off Kashmir University cross-country team

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

The team is being deputed by Directorate of Physical Education and Sports and includes nine members - six males and three females. The team is accompanied by department official Surjeet Kour.

Vice-Chancellor Kashmir University Prof.Talat Ahmad on Monday flagged-off cross-country team of the university for participation in All-India Cross Country championship scheduled to be held at Gulbar more...


Kashmir hosts 4th Asian Pencak Silat Championship

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Around 200 martial art players from 10 countries participating in the event

Secretary Youth Services & Sports and Information, Sarmad Hafeez today inaugurated 4thAsian Pencak Silat Championship-2018 at Sher-e-Kashmir Indoor Stadium, Srinagar.

The championship is being organized for the first time ever in J&K by Indian Pencak Silat Federation in collaboration with Ministr more...


Pak team fails to turn up due to visa issues

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Pakistan Pencak Silat Federation President Rana Abdul Majeed, however, claimed that his team faced hassles in getting visa from the Indian High Commission in Islamabad.

A team from Pakistan could not take part in the 4th Asian Pencak Silat Championship, currently underway here, due to visa issues, officials said on Monday. 

The Pakistani team was expected to take part in th more...


MOB VIOLENCE: Authorities must consider use of non-lethal crowd control devices: SC

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

It also said states should set up rapid response teams, preferably district-wise, specially trained to deal with such acts of mob violence which could be quickly mobilized to respond to such incidents.

The Supreme Court Monday directed the police across states to create and maintain a cyber information portal on their websites for reporting the instances of mob violence as also destructio more...


KVIB selection: Govt gives one month extension to CoI

@Admin : 01-Oct-2018, 10:00 PM

Meanwhile, government cleared the confusion about the recent transfers at top administrative level without changing the inquiry officers.

Jammu and Kashmir government has approved one -month extension of the Commission of Inquiry that looks into the allegations of nepotism into the selection made by the J&K Khadi Village and Industries Board (KVIB) against various posts.

As more...