Rupee recovers 4 paise to end at 65.27 against dollar

NEW DELHI After a brief pause, the rupee bounced back by four paise to close at 65.27 per dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters on the back of lower greenback overseas.The rupee resumed higher at 65.26 per dollar as against the last closing level of 65.31 at the Interbank […]

India’s forex reserves at $351 bn

NEW DELHI: India’s foreign exchange reserves came down by $1,980.4 million to around $351 billion for the week ending October 23, said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).In a statement issued on Friday, the RBI said the country’s total forex reserves as on October 23 stood at around $351 billion.While there was no change in […]

Twitter to encash millions of logged-out users

NEW YORK: Millions of visitors who access Twitter’s news, events, and entertainment updates through its home page, and those who access tweets through Google search, are among Twitter’s biggest missed revenue opportunities.Now the company is planning to attempt to make money off people who do not log in, Digital Trends reported.According to an estimate, around […]

Union Agriculture Secretary visits Pampore saffron fields

Asks growers to connect through M-Kisan Portal for better returnsSRINAGAR:- Union Agriculture Secretary, Mr Siraj Hussain today visited the saffron fields in Pampore area to take on the spot stock of the progress of National Mission on Saffron. He was accompanied by Director Agriculture Kashmir, Altaf Ajaz Andrabi, Director Horticulture Kashmir, Director Horticulture Planning & […]

Waitlisted rail passengers to get confirmed berth under ‘Vikalp’

The alternative train accommodation scheme will take off in trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and  Delhi-Jammu sectors from November 1.The Railways is launching a new scheme on Sunday under which waitlisted passengers can get confirmed accommodation in next alternative train if they opt for the option while booking their tickets online.Known as Viklap, the alternative train […]

47 aspiring entreprenurs trained under Himayat from JKEDI

Kupwara: Forty Seven young educated boys and girls sucessfully completed three-week-long entrepreneurship development training programme from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI).The candidates were trained at JKEDi district office Kupwara under self employment component of Himayat scheme implemented by the instutute, a path breaking initiative of Ministry of Rural Development, Governemtn of India, aimed […]

Kohli inspects SRTC workshops

SRINAGAR: Minister for Transport Abdul Ghani Kohli visited the workshops of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) at Pampore and Parimpora. During the visit, he inspected various production sections of the workshops including fuel injection pump, machine shop and other repairing divisions.After witnessing large fleet of buses and trucks lying stranded in the […]

DG Accounts & Treasuries reviews functioning of treasuries

SRINAGAR: The Director General Accounts and Treasuries , Mr. Altaf Hussain today chaired a quarterly review meeting of all the treasuries of Kashmir division including Leh and Ladakh to review overall working of treasuries of Kashmir division. He sought report on pending audit paras which have been objected by the office of Accountant General Srinagar. […]

Fight for the future: Japan’s hydrogen vs China’s battery drive

Honda Motor Co President and CEO Takahiro Hachigo poses with the fuel cell car Clarity at the 44th Tokyo Motor Show in Tokyo on October 28TOKYO: Asia’s two autos powerhouses, Japan and China, are jostling for supremacy in how future electric cars should generate their power – from batteries or hydrogen-powered fuel-cells.In a potentially high-stakes […]

Corpus Fund silver lining for poor patients, says Mufti

Hails GMC for producing quality human resourceSRINAGAR: Hailing the eminent doctors who stayed back resisting the temptations of the greener pastures, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Saturday urged them to take another lead in creating a corpus fund for those who cannot afford the expensive medical treatment. He also stressed upon the involvement of faculty […]