Day: November 6, 2018

Snowfall Aftermath: Director Horticulture visits Shopian to take stock of damages

open view web desk SHOPIAN, NOVEMBER 06: Director Horticulture Kashmir, Manzoor Ahmad Qadri, Tuesday visited Shopian and took stock of the damages to horticulture sector by the recent snowfall. Qadri along with officials of Horticulture and Revenue visited several villages like Hirpora, Bohrihalan, Keegam, and adjoining villages. He […]

Chief Secretary reviews progress on flagship schemes in power sector

Calls for immediate restoration of electricity in snow-affected areas open view web desk JAMMU, NOVEMBER 05: Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today chaired the State Level Distribution Reforms Committee (SLDRC) meeting on the implementation of flagship programmes in power sector including R-APDRP, IPDS and PMDP-2015 (Urban). He took a […]

SKUAST issues advisory for farmers

open view web desk SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 06: In view of untimely snowfall in the valley, Associate Director Extension (Agri.) today issued an advisory for the farmers of the valley. The farmers have been asked to adhere to the instructions issued by the department. According to the Advisory, the […]

Advisor Vyas meets bereaved families in Kishtwar

  open view web desk KISHTWAR, NOVEMBER 6: Advisor to Governor BB Vyas accompanied byDIG(DKR) Rafiq ul Hassan, Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana, SSP Kishtwar Rajinder Kumar Gupta today visited families of the late BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar here. While interacting with […]

Harmonize, don’t polarize: Rana

open view web desk MATHWAR NOVEMBER 06- National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday exhorted people to rise above political affiliations and contribute towards bringing harmony in the society, as attempts of polarization would only lead the nation and the state of Jammu and Kashmir […]

Higher prices, lending curbs dim Diwali festival for Indian retailers

NEW DELHI/BENGALURU – Higher prices, lending curbs and a move to online shopping are denting the cheer for Indian retailers at this year’s Diwali Hindu festival, with lackluster sales for high-end items ranging from iPhones to cars and even gold. A weak rupee has pushed prices on Apple […]

Pb attracted Rs 10,000 cr investment since Cong came to power: CM

Chandigarh, Nov 6:  Punjab has attracted industrial investment of over Rs 10,000 crore since the Congress came to power in the state last year, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said Tuesday. “Various initiatives taken by the government has already boosted investment sentiment,” Amarinder said in a statement here. “As is […]

Pakistan to begin talks with IMF over yet another bailout

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan begins nearly two weeks of talks with the International Monetary Fund on Wednesday over what would be the South Asian country’s 13th IMF bailout since the 1980s to help it end a spiralling current account crisis. Finance Minister Asad Umer says $12 billion is required […]

Iran says it is selling the oil it needs to, despite U.S. pressure

GENEVA/LONDON- Iran said on Tuesday it had so far been able to sell as much oil as it needs despite U.S. pressure, but urged European countries that oppose the U.S. sanctions to do more to shield Iran. The United States on Monday restored sanctions targeting Iran’s oil, banking […]

India’s ex-central bank chief defends RBI call for autonomy: CNBC-TV18

MUMBAI – Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan defended the central bank’s call for greater autonomy from the government, saying ultimately the nation stands to benefit from an independent and robust RBI. In an interview on CNBC-TV 18 telecast on Tuesday Rajan said current rift between […]

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