ICICI Bank inaugurates its new branch in Srinagar

Srinagar—ICICI Bank, India’s largest private sector bank by consolidated assets, today inaugurated a new branch at Jehangir Chowk in Srinagar. The branch also has an ATM at its premises, which is available 24X7.   Dr. Farooq Ahmed Lone (IAS) Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, inaugurated the branch. The branch will remain open from 9.30 AM to 4:30 PM on Monday to Friday. It will […]

372 Cr National Saffron Mission To Boost Pulwama Economy          

Pulwama—District Development Commissioner Pulwama , Ghulam Mohammad Dar, Wednesday convened a meeting to review progress and development in Agriculture, Horticulture, Sericulture  and Floriculture sector here. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Joint Director Planning, Chief Agriculture Officer Pulwama, District Agriculture Officer, Project Coordinator Saffron Mission, Deputy Director Sericulture and District Floriculture Officer were also present in the meeting. Threadbare […]

Agri Dept to spend Rs. 32.81 cr under RKVY

Srinagar—Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Department Sundeep Kumar Nayak on Wednesday chaired a State Level Project Screening Committee (SLPSC) meeting on Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) at Agricultural Complex Lalmandi Srinagar. Sundeep Kumar while addressing the meeting said that for the current fiscal, an amount of Rs. 32.81 crores shall be spent against the approved action plan of […]

Agri Dept to spend Rs. 32.81 cr under RKVY

Srinagar—Principal Secretary Agriculture Production Department Sundeep Kumar Nayak on Wednesday chaired a State Level Project Screening Committee (SLPSC) meeting on Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) at Agricultural Complex Lalmandi Srinagar. Sundeep Kumar while addressing the meeting said that for the current fiscal, an amount of Rs. 32.81 crores shall be spent against the approved action plan of […]

Catch hold of post-ISIL moment

The Day After ISIL has finally arrived in Mosul. Iraq’s second city has endured unimaginable horrors under ISIL’s reign of terror, and during the nine-month campaign to end it. With more than 60 countries coming together to defeat ISIL, its military demise in Iraq was never really in doubt. However, the question was how it […]

Why a terrorist attack on Hindu pilgrims could change everything for Kashmir

There comes a moment when a “cause” gets buried under the debris of its own failings. Or when a single incident is enough for a journey to lose its moral compass. This moment has come for Kashmir. A terrorist attack Monday on Hindu pilgrims has brought Kashmir’s 27-year-old insurgency to a critical crossroads. While on […]

Attack on Amarnath yatris unacceptable security lapse: Rahul

New Delhi—Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi has hit out at the government over the terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims, terming it a “grave and unacceptable security lapse” and asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to accept responsibility. India, he said, will never be intimidated by terrorists. “This is a grave and unacceptable security lapse. The PM […]

Gopal Krishna Gandhi is opposition choice for VP poll

New Delhi—Gopal Krishna Gandhi, the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi and C Rajagopalchari and former West Bengal Governor, was on Tuesday unanimously chosen as the joint opposition candidate for the vice presidential election scheduled on August 5. The 72-year-old Gandhi, who was also considered as the candidate for the presidential election but lost out to former […]

General Soleimani: Mosul Liberation A Victory for Humanity

Tehran—World-renowned Iranian commander Major General Qassem Soleimani hailed the liberation of the Iraqi city of Mosul from Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group as a victory for all humanity. Today, the humanity owes a great deal to the Iraqi and Syria nations for their victories in the fight against terrorism, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps […]

Yemeni court sentences 4 Saudis to death for beheading soldiers

Sanna—A court in the Yemeni capital Sana’a has handed down the death penalty to four Saudi nationals convicted of belonging to the al-Qaeda group and decapitating 14 Yemeni troops some three years ago. According to the Arabic-language al-Masirah television network, the Specialized Criminal Court said that the convicts had been members of the al-Qaeda in the […]

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