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WhatsApp to roll out payments service in India later this year

WhatsApp to roll out payments service in India later this year

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp, which has over 400 million users of its messaging service in India, plans to roll out its much-awaited payments service in the country later this year, more than a year after it began testing the offering here. The Facebook-owned company has been testing its payments service in the country since last year […]

Crude oil prices fall for second day on economic growth worries

Crude oil prices fall for second day on economic growth worries

Tokyo: Oil prices eased for a second day on Tuesday on signs that global economic growth is being hit by the U.S.-China trade war, although losses were limited by tensions in the Middle East after last week’s tanker attacks. Brent crude futures were trading down 19 cents, or 0.3%, at $60.75 a barrel by 0320 […]

Asia stocks capped ahead of Federal Reserve, crude oil prices on defensive

Asia stocks capped ahead of Federal Reserve, crude oil prices on defensive

Tokyo: Investor caution ahead of the Federal Reserve’s interest rate meeting capped Asian stocks on Tuesday, while crude oil prices retreated as global growth worries overshadowed supply concerns stemming from recent Middle East tensions. MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched up 0.05%. Australian stocks added 0.1% while Japan’s Nikkei dipped 0.05%. The […]

Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of US Fed policy meet

Sensex, Nifty turn cautious ahead of US Fed policy meet

Mumbai: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex the NSE Nifty turned cautious in early trade Tuesday ahead of US Federal Reserve’s meeting, amid escalating global trade war concerns. After rebounding over 150 points in opening session, the 30-share index pared gains to trade marginally higher at 38,969.76 at 0945 hours. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty was […]

Konkona Sen Sharma: Bulk of money is invested in mediocre films

Konkona Sen Sharma: Bulk of money is invested in mediocre films

Mumbai: Actress-director Konkona Sen Sharma says though a set of niche audience members and filmmakers are encouraging a new wave of Indian cinema which breaks stereotype, in the larger picture, the investment still happens for formula films as opposed to alternative narratives. In an interview to IANS, Konkona said: “Every year there is a handful […]

Are these the next iPhones coming in September?

Are these the next iPhones coming in September?

You may have heard of how the next iPhones could look like when they roll out in September. Now, we have another clearer view. On Wednesday, a new rendering – based on purported molds – of what could be the next batch of Apple’s flagships made the rounds, stirring debate among observers. Apple is widely […]

J&K Bank more than doubles it profit to Rs 465 Cr

J&K Bank more than doubles it profit to Rs 465 Cr

Srinagar: J&K Bank, the state owned premier financial institution reported a 129 % growth in net profit for the Financial Year 2018-19 at 465 Cr as compared to 202 Cr in the previous fiscal. In the March quarter bank has reported a profit of 214.80 Cr as compared to 28.41 Cr in the corresponding quarter […]

Dedication & Commitment of JK Bank leadership and employees exemplary: VC CUK

Dedication & Commitment of JK Bank leadership and employees exemplary: VC CUK

Bank signs MoU with Central University of Kashmir, dedicates a passenger bus for student welfare, inaugurates ATM Srinagar: Forging ahead in its mission of Industry Academia partnership for collaborative cross pollination of knowledge and resources J&K Bank today entered into an MOU with the Central University of Kashmir (CUK), whereby both conferred the preferential status […]

5th conference of J&K Bank Retired Employees Welfare Association held in Jammu

5th conference of J&K Bank Retired Employees Welfare Association held in Jammu

Jammu, May 01 : The J&K Bank Retired Employees Welfare Association (REWA) Jammu today felicitated Chairman and CEO J&K Bank, Parvez Ahmed on its 5th conference in an impressive function held atHotel Asia Jammu. The function was attended by Bank’s Executive President R.K. Chhiber, President Sunil Gupta, Vice Presidents Sudhir Gupta and Shareesh Sharma along […]

J&K Bank concludes recruitment tests, 1.2 lac aspirants appear

J&K Bank concludes recruitment tests, 1.2 lac aspirants appear

Srinagar Winding the first phase of its massive recruitment drive, J&K Bank on Friday concluded the online-examination for the posts of Probationary officer (PO) and Banking Associate (BA) smoothly and successfully in which around 117000 candidates appeared at 52 centres set up in Jammu, Kashmir, Leh, and outside the state. The spokesman said that more […]

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Article 35A to go, forces deployed to control law and order situation: Report

SRINAGAR: Government of India has decided to abrogate Article 35A of constitution of India that defines the permanent residents of state of Jammu and Kashmir, the additional forces are being moved in to state to control any untoward development. According to a National Herald report the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, during his recent visit to […]