GST Collections Top Rs 1 Lakh Cr In January

NEW DELHI — GST collections in January crossed Rs 1 lakh crore-mark after a gap of 2 months, the Finance Ministry said Thursday. “The total gross GST Revenue collected in the month of January, 2019 has today crossed Rs 1 lakh crore. This has been a significant improvement over collection of Rs 94,725 crore during […]

J&K Bank Organizes Special Customer Meet For Exporters

SRINAGAR —  J&K Bank organized a special customer meet for exporters to apprise them about various customized products and services offered by the state’s premier financial institution for the exporter community. The meeting, held in the vibrant M Y Khan Auditorium at the corporate headquarter of the bank, was chaired by its Executive President, PK Tickoo […]

Union Joint Secy MoRD Reviews Progress Of Himayat Scheme In JK

JAMMU — Joint Secretary Union Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), Charanjeet Singh, today reviewed the implementation of the Himayat skill development programme in the North region of the country. The states of the North Region comprising Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Rajasthan were represented by the respective Chief Operating Officers. The Jammu and Kashmir […]

Income-Tax Concessions,Farm Relief Package May Figure In Interim Budget

NEW DELHI — Income tax concessions for individuals, a farm relief package, support for small businesses and possible populist spending measures may be part of the Budget that Finance Minister Piyush Goyal will present Friday as the government makes a last-ditch attempt to woo voters ahead of the general elections. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government’s sixth […]

Govt Not To Extend Feb 1 Deadline On Revised Norms For E-Tailers

NEW DELHI — The government Thursday said it will not extend the deadline of February 1 for implementing the revised guidelines for e-commerce companies having foreign direct investment. The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) said it had received some representations to extend the deadline of February 1, 2019 to comply with […]

Advisory For Food Business Operators:Destroy Deteriorated Food Items Forthwith

JAMMU — Commissioner Food Safety, Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar today issued an advisory for Food Business Operators (FBOs) in view of frequent closure of Srinagar-Jammu highway due to adverse weather conditions. The FBOs have been asked to destroy deteriorated food items forthwith. “There may be apprehensions that food products especially fruits and vegetables, perishable food items […]

Farhan Ganie Scores As Churchill And Real Kashmir Draw 1-1

VASCO DA GAMA  — Both Churchill Brothers and Real Kashmir FC went into their return leg fixture at the Tilak Maidan in Vasco Da Gama, Goa, harbouring dreams of going on top of the 12th Hero I-League table. A win for either would have taken them there but at the end of a hard-fought 1-1 […]

JRL Calls For Strike On PM’s Visit On Feb 3  

SRINAGAR —  Joint Resistance Leadership comprising both factions of Hurriyat Conference factions led by Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Muhammad Umar Farooq besides JKLF headed by Muhammad Yasin Malik on Thursday called for a complete strike in Kashmir Valley on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Jammu, Srinagar and Leh on February 3.   “The […]

Next J&K CM Will Be From BJP: Raina

JAMMU —The next chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir will be from the BJP as the party will come to power on its own in the state, state in-charge of the saffron party Ravinder Raina said Thursday. Addressing a series of meetings ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s February 3 rally at Vijaypur in Jammu, […]

PM To Inaugurate North Kashmir’s First BPO On Sunday

JAMMU — Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate first ever business process outsourcing (BPO) unit in northern Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday. The prime minister will visit to all three regions of Jammu and Kashmir on February 3 to lay foundation stones for host of projects. “(The) Prime Minister will be inaugurating BPO in Bandipora […]