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GPS tracking in Public transport vehicles from April 1

GPS tracking in Public transport vehicles from April 1

Jammu: State Government is mulling a proposal to register public transport vehicles fitted with GPS system and panic buttons from April 1 this year. This was disclosed by Principal Secretary, Transport Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon here today. Dr Samoon directed rolling out process of setting up a radar surveillance system to monitor passenger vehicles […]

UK-based Laureti electric car to do trial run from J&K to Kanyakumari

UK-based Laureti electric car to do trial run from J&K to Kanyakumari

Srinagar: The UK-based Laureti has announced that they will start building Dion-X SUVs in India in 2021 and to prove the real world range of the SUV, Laureti will drive down the vehicle from Leh to the southernmost tip of India Kanyakumari in August this year, a report by GaadiWaadi– one of the reviewer and […]

Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 5.91; non-subsidised rate reduced by Rs 120.50

Subsidised LPG price cut by Rs 5.91; non-subsidised rate reduced by Rs 120.50

Domestic cooking gas (LPG) price was cut by Rs 5.91 per cylinder Monday, the second straight reduction in a month’s time due to tax impact on reduced market rate of the fuel. A 14.2-kg subsidised LPG cylinder will cost Rs 494.99 in the national capital from midnight tonight as against Rs 500.90 currently, Indian Oil […]

Not moderating content based on ‘inaccurate’ information: Facebook

Not moderating content based on ‘inaccurate’ information: Facebook

San Francisco: Facebook has dismissed media reports claiming that thousands of its content moderators rely on inaccurate and disorganised information to determine what content to allow or remove from its platform. Reacting to a report in The New York Times that accused Facebook of being “ad hoc”, “disorganized”, “secretive”, and doing things “on the cheap”, […]

World’s richest people lost $511 billion in 2018

World’s richest people lost $511 billion in 2018

Global tensions and fears of an impending recession in the United States have led to large selloffs, wiping off significant chunks of wealth from markets across the world. The most staggering losses have been saddled by the richest people on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, totalling $511 billion in 2018 alone. Read on to know whose […]

DDC Poonch reviews performance of banks at DLRC meet

DDC Poonch reviews performance of banks at DLRC meet

POONCH: District Development Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today chaired a meeting of District Level Review Committee (DLRC) and reviewed the performance of the Banks for the quarter ending September 2018. The meeting was attended by Lead District Manager (LDM) D K Bali, LDO RBI, Cluster Head J&K Bank, Director RSETI, DDM NABARD, CAO, Chief Animal […]

FCR inaugurates DILRMP Centre at Bhadarwah

FCR inaugurates DILRMP Centre at Bhadarwah

BHADARWAH: Financial Commissioner Revenue Dr Pawan Kotwal Thursday inaugurated Additional Centre of Digital India Land Record Modernization Programe ((DILRMP) here at Revenue Complex. He was accompanied by Commissioner Survey and Land Record Shabaz Ahmed Mirza. Additional Center of DILRMP is aimed at to speed up process of digitization of land Records. Among others, Regional Director […]

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

J&K Bank donates ambulance under its CSR program

Srinagar: In line with its vision of social empowerment, J&K Bank donated an ambulance to Gousia Shafakhana and Diagnostic Center – a non-profit organisation – working under the aegis of Idaara Auqaf Gousia Saraibala under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Program on Sunday. The spokesman said that after paying obeisance at the revered shrine of […]

Parvez receives prestigious SKOCH Award in Ladakh

Parvez receives prestigious SKOCH Award in Ladakh

Srinagar: J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed received the prestigious SKOCH Award in Banking and Finance Silver Category for the establishment of thirty-five J&K Bank Easy Payment Units in Leh Ladakh Region leading to a revolutionary inclusive banking and rural expansion, which was recognized at the 55th SKOCH Summit held at the Constitution Club […]

Chairman J&K PSC meets Governor

Chairman J&K PSC meets Governor

Jammu: Sh. Abdul Latief U Zaman Deva, Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Deva briefed Governor about the to-date functioning of the J&K PSC and continuing improvements being made by the Commission in the timely conduct of exams and interviews and declaring results with […]

OPINION

Davinder arrest threatens the fragile trust Kashmiri Sikhs enjoy with Indian state & Muslims

Khushdeep Kaur Malhotra The details of Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh’s alleged involvement with militants and purported role as a ‘double agent’ are still not clear, and perhaps will never be. But the incident has opened familiar and painful wounds for the Sikh community in the Valley. A notification issued by […]