A nation of vigilantes

These three years have seen the State fuse with the street to create a vigilante nation. If India’s first national movement was a mobilization against foreign rulers, the new nationalism, the principal style of which is vigilantism, is directed at the enemy within. ‘Vigilantism’ used in this way needs an explanation. Vigilantes are ordinarily defined […]

GDP grows 6.1 per cent in March quarter; 7.1 percent in 2016/17

New Delhi—India’s economic growth unexpectedly slowed to its lowest in more than two years, dragged down by construction, manufacturing and trade services, and stripping the country of its status as the world’s fastest growing major economy. Annual gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the January-March period came in at 6.1 percent, compared with a provisional […]

Soon retain your account number while you change bank

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India will soon set up a mechanism that will allow a customer to retain his or her existing bank account number while he or she migrates to some other bank, according to a report in The Economic Times. The decision has been mooted on the lines of mobile number portability or MNP […]

Now link Aadhaar with PAN using an SMS, says I-T department

New Delhi: The Income Tax Department today urged taxpayers to link their Aadhaar with their PAN, using an SMS-based facility. The department issued advertisements in leading national dailies and described how both the unique identity numbers of an individual can be linked by sending an SMS to either 567678 or 56161. It said people can also […]

Dorjey reviews functioning of Cooperative Deptt

Srinagar—Stressing the need for giving momentum to Cooperative movement in the State, Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay asked the concerned for initiating the process to conduct the elections for different Cooperative societies from primary to secondary levels as the earliest. Chairing a high level meeting of officers of department convened here today […]

Guv Hails SKUAST-K for Developing Footrot Vaccine

Srinagar—A Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) was signed between the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology- Kashmir (SKUAST-K) and M/S Soft Biotech Private Limited, New Delhi, in the presence of Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan. As per this Agreement, signed by Dr. M.Y. Zargar, Director Research SKUAST-K and Sh.Neeraj […]

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