• Cross Border Trade between India and Pak unaffected despite tension

    Cross Border Trade between India and Pak unaffected despite tension

    Cross border trade between India and Pakistan remained unaffected in Jammu and Kashmir despite the surgical strikes by the army across the Line of Control (LoC), with 26 trucks crossing over to PoK and 13 from there reaching the Indian side.
  • Parvez Approved New JK Bank Head

    Parvez Approved New JK Bank Head

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Parvez Ahmad as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the J&K Bank for a period of three years with effect from October 6, 2016. State government received the RBI .
  • Stock markets nosedive after LoC skirmish

    Stock markets nosedive after LoC skirmish

    Pakistani and Indian shares took a nosedive following news of a cross-border skirmish in Kashmir on Thursday.Indian shares, bonds and the Rupee fell sharply, just days before the Indian central bank is set to hold a policy review.
  • BSNL plans free voice, cheaper package than Jio

    BSNL plans free voice, cheaper package than Jio

    State-run BSNL will be the first to cut tariffs to better Reliance Jio 's offer, a top official said on Wednesday, setting the stage for a price war in the country's crowded mobile telecom market.
  • Cooperative Banks collapsing fast

    Cooperative Banks collapsing fast

    The cooperative banks established in the state are riddled with political intervention even in their day to day working including sanction of loans, deferring of recoveries and recruitment of staff.
  • Zulfkar urges people to facilitate smooth movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities

    Zulfkar urges people to facilitate smooth movement of vehicles carrying essential commodities

    Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Choudhary Zulfkar Ali has sought people’s cooperation in ensuring smooth movement of vehicles in Kashmir valley carrying essential commodities especially the petroleum products.
  •  Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Chowdhary, Zulfkar Ali with Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan

    GOI to accelerate work on Bathinda Gas Pipeline project

    Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan has assured the J&K Government that work on Bathinda –Jammu-Srinagar Gas Pipeline will be expedited.
  • Zulfkar for maintaining adequate stock of essentials in Kashmir

    Zulfkar for maintaining adequate stock of essentials in Kashmir

    Minister for Department of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today asked concerned agencies to ensure sufficient stock of essential supplies in the Kashmir division.
  • Horticulture Development Board Reconstituted

    Horticulture Development Board Reconstituted

    Jammu and Kashmir Government has reconstituted the State Horticulture Development Board.As per a notification issued by the Government, Chief Minister will be the chairperson of the Board while Minister for Finance,
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    Fruit growers’ body ‘ready’ for business losses

    A traders’ body in Kashmir on Saturday said it was ready to bear business losses “to any extent to take the ongoing movement to its logical conclusion”. In a statement,  Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers cum Dealers (KVFG) Association said
  • The trade route between Poonch in India and Rawalkot in Pakistan was closed after protests erupted in Muzaffarabad. PHOTO SOURCE: INDIA TODAY 

    India-Pakistan cross-border trade to resume next week 

    Cross-border trade between India and Pakistan will resume on Monday (August 08) after week-long unrest over alleged election rigging in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir, traders’ body said on Friday (August 05).
  • Shikarawalas Say They Now Long For Azadi, Not Tourists

    Shikarawalas Say They Now Long For Azadi, Not Tourists

    For those who see Kashmir as a land of Shikaras bobbing on the serene waters of the Dal Lake, the reality is a bit different this summer.The clichéd reports about how Shikarawalas wanted an end to the protests
  • Rajya Sabha passes historic GST Constitution Bill

    Rajya Sabha passes historic GST Constitution Bill

    Marking an end to the long and tumultuous debate on GST, the Rajya Sabha today approved the crucial 122nd Constitutional amendment to turn the bill into law. The Lok Sabha had already passed the key bill.
  • Cross LOC trade again suspended

    The Cross border trade on the Line of Control (LoC) between the two divided parts of Kashmir was suspended on Wednesday for the week.A senior official of the district administration in Poonch said the trade taking place through the Chakan Da Bagh
  • Drabu for promoting corporate governance

    Drabu for promoting corporate governance

    To promote professional corporate governance in Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) of Jammu and Kashmir, Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu, on Saturday asked them to move away from the government as much as possible.