HDFC Bank to hold ‘Blood Donation Drive on Dec 11

SRINAGAR: HDFC Bank Ltd., will hold a nationwide Blood Donation Drive on Friday December 11, 2015. This annual initiative held by HDFC Bank is now in its ninth year. This year HDFC Bank is setting up blood donation camps in many more towns and cities in order to encourage greater number of people to come […]

China creates a World Bank of its own

BEIJING: As top leaders met at a lush Bali resort in October 2013, President Xi Jinping of China described his vision for a new multinational, multibillion-dollar bank to finance roads, rails and power grids across Asia. Under Chinese stewardship, the bank would tackle the slow development in poor countries that was holding the region back […]

NFSA Implementation: DCs to identify eligible households under priority category

JAMMU: Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today said the District Development Commissioners (DDCs) will identify, in their respective districts, eligible households to be covered under priority category of NFSA.  Chairing a high-level follow-up meeting here today to review roll-out of NFSA in the State, the Minister emphasized upon the officers […]

‘Expired’ vaccination kills 18 sheep

Srinagar: A herd of over 18 sheep has died while 82 have fallen sick after Sheep Husbandry officials allegedly administered expired vaccines to them in North Kashmir’s Bandipore district. The cattle owner Ghulam Mohiuddin Bhat from Aloosa Bandipora appeared in Press Enclave along with the dead sheep. He told CNS that in the last week […]

Govt to implement PPP mode in 10 key sectors

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Government today said that 10 key sectors have been identified for rapid infrastructure upgradation in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) mode, a path-breaking policy framework approved by the State cabinet earlier this week. “To cope up with infrastructure deficit in crucial sectors like housing, public utilities, healthcare, roads, tourism, technical education, sports, commercial […]

Mehbooba for Intl Flights from Srinagar

NEW DELHI: Member Parliament and PDP President, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today called on Union Tourism Minister, Mr Mahesh Sharma and sought his intervention in starting international flights from Srinagar Airport. She also sought the Union Minister’s intervention in the installation of guiding lights at the runway to facilitate flight operations at the Srinagar airport during […]

Fake Travel Agency Sealed by Tourist Police

Srinagar: Tourist Police Srinagar sealed a fake travel agency and arrested the main accused after receiving several complaints from the tourists. On 20th of November 2015, an FIR number 01/2015 under section 2/32 Tourist Trade Act and 420 RPC was registered in Police Station TRC, Srinagar, against the travel agency under the name and style […]

Dy CM for innovation in building technology

JAMMU: Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh has called for innovation in building technology to promote cost-effective constructions in private and public sectors. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with officers during his visit to the Building Centre Jammu here today. Special Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Ms. Anuradha Rani, Chief Architect Jammu & […]

Control rooms to monitor movement of food-grains: Govt

JAMMU: To ensure effective surveillance of movement of food-grains through IP cameras, Minister for CA&PD,   Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today called for establishing dedicated control room in his office and at CAPD Directorates to ensure real-time monitoring of the movement of grains and other food items. Minister said this after installing IP cameras at Chatha […]

Rs 3.20 lakh fine imposed on food establishments

SRINAGAR: The court of Adjudicating Officer Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar imposed a fine of Rs 3.20 lakh on various Food establishments which include Rs 1.50 Lakh on a Chhattisgarh based Company MS Divine Corpse Pvt. Ltd. for supplying Sub-standard nutritional items to various Aanganwari centers of District Srinagar. The substandard goods were destroyed in presence […]