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Tourism deptt showcases Kashmir’s hospitality at Visakhapatnam

Participates in 8th ADTOI Convention Visakhapatnam, Nov 18: The department of tourism J&K participated in the 8th Convention of Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India (ADTOI) at Visakhapatnam to promote J&K as a preferred tourist destination. The 3-day annual Convention was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu on November 17, 2017 in presence of Tourism Minister ... Read More »

Budget 2018-19: Principal Secy Finance begins department-wise pre-budget discussions

Jammu, Nov 17 (KNS): The Government has set into motion the process for preparation of the State Budget for 2018-19which is likely to be presented in the Legislature in the first week of January 2018. Principal Secretary Finance, Navin Kumar Choudhary started department-wise discussions on the budget proposals on November 8 and the entire exercise is likely to be completed ... Read More »

Scientists from 16 countries visit Kashmir for Geo-science research

Srinagar, Nov 17: In order to do the research of the fossil deposits and other Geo-science research in Kashmir, 25 scientists concluded their field tour to Kashmir during which they visited Fossil Park at Khunmoh, in Pulwama. The scientist visited Kashmir Himalayas in a sequel to 9th International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG)-2017 event held at New Delhi in which 760 delegates ... Read More »


Mr. Pawan Sharma from Jammu, winner of “Challenge to Win” Season 19 for J&K takes home Hero Motocorp HF Deluxe motorcycle at a felicitation ceremony at Vodafone Office in Jammu , November 17, 2017: Vodafone India, one of India’s leading telecommunications service providers, announced the winner of Season 19 for the popular “Challenge to Win” contest for J&K. The contest, a Vodafone Customer-Connect initiative, saw ... Read More »

JK to celebrate World Heritage Week with festivity: Priya Sethi

Celebration aimed at raising awareness on State’s rich heritage JAMMU, NOVEMBER 16: Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi today called for celebrating World Heritage Week throughout the State with festivity to raise awareness on State’s rich heritage besides encouraging its preservation and promotion.   The Minister stated this while chairing a meeting held to review preparations for World ... Read More »

adidas India legal team makes it to the Top 100 General Counsel Power List

New Delhi, 14th November, 2017: The Legal team of adidas group India makes into the list of the Top 100 General Counsel Power List for India. The GC Powerlist is the latest publication from the Legal 500, turning its attention to the in-house function, and recognizing those corporate counsels who are driving the legal business forward. The latest edition is the GC Powerlist: India, ... Read More »

Govt seized of local industry’s problems: Mehbooba

Appreciates local Inc for braving situations Srinagar, Nov 13 (KNS): Saying that the Government is fully seized of the present difficulties of local industrialists, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today said that all the stakeholders in this regard have to join together to move ahead. Addressing a gathering of local industrialists here last evening, the Chief Minister said the State is ... Read More »

Proposed GST cut for Handloom, Handicraft a welcome step; more incentives in offing: Nizam-ud-Din Bhat

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 13: Vice Chairman Handicrafts and Handloom Development Corporations Nizam-ud-Din Bhat has appreciated the Government decision to slash down the GST rates on several items of handloom and handicrafts, particularly the rates of carpets. Bhats described the decision as very apt and timely which, according to him, will come as relief to thousands of artisan families, workers and business ... Read More »

Govt to start bicycle sharing service around Dal Lake: Asiea Naqash

SRINAGAR, NOVEMBER 13: Minister of State for Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash today said that the Government is mulling to start bicycle sharing service around the Dal Lake and its adjacent areas for tourists. While reviewing the functioning of LAWDA, the Minister said that while enjoying the bicycle ride around the Dal Lake, tourists will also explore its adjoining ... Read More »

‘GST gives slow death to valley’s vital sectors’

Export of carpet has come down by 17 per cent in Kashmir Srinagar, Nov 11 (KNS): Four months have passed since the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax in the state, several vital sectors are facing heavy losses by it. Jammu and Kashmir joined the Goods and Services Tax regime in first week of July after the Assembly passed ... Read More »