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#ICICI Lombard settled over 6,000 state employees medical claims in J&K

   35 per cent growth in enrolment since start of scheme in 2014 – Srinagar, January 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Government Group Medical Insurance Scheme, managed by ICICI Lombard, recorded a 35 per cent growth in enrolment from 18,102 employees in 2014, the first year of the scheme, to 24,356 employees as on January 12, 2017. The insurance company ... Read More »

Pride of Paradise’ JK Bank unveils 2017 calendar

  Srinagar, Dec 31, CNS: Jammu Kashmir Bank Saturday unveiled its 2017 Calendar dedicated to the talented youth of the State. The Calendar titled ‘Pride of Paradise’ carries the photographs of 12 top talented people who by their performances in different fields have brought laurels to the State.      The Calendar was unveiled at a function here at Corporate Office ... Read More »

Mehbooba announces Tourism Development Authority for Nubra valley

‘Rs 17 cr to be spent on tourism promotion in Nubra-Turtuk valley’ Leh, Dec 24 (KNS): Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today announced setting up of a Tourism Development Authority for Nubra valley. She said Rs 17 crore are being spent on the tourism development in the area. Addressing a public meeting here after inaugurating a bridge in nearby Thang village, ... Read More »

Focus will be on consolidating fiscal management initiatives, reforms:  Dr Drabu

FM holds pre-budget consultations with Jammu Inc Asks biz community to get acclimatized to GST regime JAMMU, DECEMBER 16:Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today said the Government would focus on consolidating the fiscal management initiatives outlined in the previous budget and setting off new reformative measures to ensure effective utilization of the resources. The Finance Minister was speaking during ... Read More »

Demonetization: ‘How we are going to sell the utopian dream to people? Qustions Omar

Srinagar, Dec 8, CNS: Criticising demonetization, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said it had not only deprived people access to their money but now they are also being denied freedom of spending at places of their choice. “So not only do we not have the freedom to access our money, we are also being told where ... Read More »

We welcome Hurriyat’s statement on tourists: TAAK

‘Tour Operators ready to serve tourists’ Srinagar, Dec 07 (KNS): Appreciating the statement by Joint Resistance Camp in which it has invited tourists to visit Kashmir, Travel Agents Association of Kashmir (TAAK) Wednesday called it a major development for the people associated with tourism and trade, adding, it is something they have been desperately waiting for. It will send an ... Read More »

Kerosene dealers aghast over reduction in monthly quota

“Union Govt leaving kerosene retailers to starvation” Srinagar, Nov 28 (KNS): Kashmir Valley Retailer Kerosene Dealers (KVRKD) on Monday said that the union government has reduced the monthly Kerosene quota for Kashmir to 28 lakh liters, which came as shock to them. Addressing a presser here, the association said that since 2014, the union government is being reducing the monthly ... Read More »

Withdraw cash from over 120,000 outlets across the country with Vodafone M-Pesa

Digitally load your M-Pesa wallet and withdraw cash from your nearest outlet Srinagar, Nov 24: Vodafone India, committed to supporting the Government’s bold step to accelerate India’s progress into a less cash economy, today announced a unique cash out facility for its 8.4 million plus Vodafone M-Pesa customers who can withdraw cash using their digital wallet from any of the ... Read More »

Too big, too small unacceptable; No takers for Rs. 2000, Rs. 20 currency notes

Shortage of Rs. 100, 50 currency notes irks customers Srinagar, Nov 22 (KNS): Exchange of newly launched Rs. 2000 currency notes is flatly denied by the shopkeepers in absence of Rs. 500 currency notes and the shortage of Rs.100 currency notes has added to the complications of the people across Kashmir. A shopkeeper told this KNS correspondent “exchange of Rs. ... Read More »

KTMF delegation calls upon JK Bank Chairman

Bank will extend system driven flexibility in restructuring of loans – Parvez Ahmed Srinagar, Nov 21, CNS: People of the state along with their trade and economy remain our fundamental strength as a bank and we remain committed to support them and their development in every possible way within the prescribed framework of regulations. Regarding the re-structuring of loan accounts ... Read More »