J&K Bank, KEA Form Joint Committee to ‘Streamline’ Business Environment

SRINAGAR: J&K Bank constituted a Joint Consultative Committee, with members from both J&K Bank and Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA), to identify the problems facing the business community and later work out the possible solutions to make business further a hassle-free venture in the J&K state. The committee was announced after the Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) […]

Court issues warrant against Shaheen Spices

SRINAGAR: Puri Oil Mills Limited, a leading manufacturer and supplier of high grade ‘P’ Mark mustard oil had filed suit in the Srinagar court (J&K) against Shaheen Spices for patent infringement i.e. for the duplicity of its propriety trade mark ‘P’ Mark logo on their products (Masala or spices).   Puri Oil Mills Limited is […]

Sheep Breeders Conference held at SKICC

SRINAGAR: The Minister of State for Animal and Sheep Husbandry Mr. Nazir Ahmad Gurezi has called for launching vigorous awareness to educate the farmers and breeders about the latest techniques and the schemes meant for promotion of the sheep and cattle besides welfare of farmers. He said that the awareness camps will generally help in […]

Sadhu Has Vision of Treasure, ASI Starts Digging

UNNAO (UP) Archeologists began digging for treasure beneath a 19th century fort in northern India on Friday, after a popular Sadhu said a former Maharaja appeared to him in a dream and told him of a nearly  Rs 31,000 crore ($50-billion) cache. The treasure hunt began after Hindu swami Shobhan Sarkar relayed his dream to […]

Bid to Set Cops House On Fire Foiled

GANDERBAL:  Agitated youth ransacked the house of a police man and tried to set it on fire in  Ganderbal district a day after Eid, reports reaching here said today.  The youth also smashed the windowpanes of scores of vehicles including oil tankers and police vehicles. Police said that scores of youth resorted to stone-pelting and […]

Strike Shuts Shopian Markets

SRINAGAR: Normal life in Shopian was affected due to shut-down call given by Shopian Civil Society against the recent detentions. According to reports, all the shops and other business establishments were closed however schools remained open. Most of the vehicles especially light motor passenger vehicles plied normally. 

Shabbir Shah released on bail

SRINAGAR: The authorities today released Shabir Ahmad Shah Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) president on bail granted by an executive magistrate. Sources in police said, Shah was released from Central Jail where he was lodged after his arrest on October 16. Pertinently, the DFP president was arrested by police from Hazratbal shrine when he was about […]

Court defers hearing in Ganga Hijacking case

SRINAGAR: After it closed the prosecution evidence against him, the court of Principal District and Session’s judge Srinagar today listed Ganga Hijacking case of 1971, for recording of statement of Hashim Quereshi the accused in the matter. Sources in the court said, the case has been listed for hearing on November 2. Sofar the court […]

Return Hajj Flights From Monday

SRINAGAR: A meeting to review the arrangements for the return of hajjis from the holy journey from Monday, October 21 onwards was held at the International Airport, Srinagar today. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Shah and was attended by Director Airport Authority of India, Mr. K.S Rao, Superintendent of […]

Goni wholly, solely responsible for Cricket scandal: Kamal

Srinagar: National Conference senior leader Dr Shiekh Mustafa Kamal Saturday claimed that former political secretary to Dr Farooq Abdullah, Muhammad Aslam Goni is wholly and solely responsible for the Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association Scam that hit the State in 2012. “To save his skin and to swindle that ‘looted’ money, Goni has joined Congress […]