CM’s Public Outreach; Mehbooba reviews tourist facilities, beautification works at Pahalgam

CM’s Public Outreach; Mehbooba reviews tourist facilities, beautification works at Pahalgam

Pahalgam: On the second day of her tour to Anantnag district in connection with the Public Outreach programme, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Sunday visited the famed tourist resort here today. She enquired about the tourist arrivals, sanitation, preparations for the winter festival and other facilities available to tourists here. The Chief Minister visited Pahalgam Club […]

Zulfkar for installing PoS machines in every ration depot

Zulfkar for installing PoS machines in every ration depot

Jammu: Terming it as the biggest reform in bringing transparency in Public Distribution System, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said the government will install Point of Sale (POS) machines in all fair price shops and ration depots across the state. The Minister said this after […]

Budget Session likely to be held in Jan first week

Budget Session likely to be held in Jan first week

Jammu: The month-long Budget Session is likely to be held in the first week of January in this winter capital of the state. “The government has decided to hold business session likely in first week of January,” Kavinder Gupta, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly said here on Sunday. He said the complete budget session could not […]

GST Council cuts taxes on about 175 items from 28%

GST Council cuts taxes on about 175 items from 28%

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided to slash rates on more than 175 items, reducing taxes on these from the existing 28 percent in one of the biggest tax reductions since the new system kicked-in from July 1. The council, which is currently meeting in Guwahati, has decided to […]

Zulfkar reviews preparedness of FCS & CA for winters

Zulfkar reviews preparedness of FCS & CA for winters

Jammu: Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today chaired a meeting to review the stock and supply position of essentials in Kashmir division and extra arrangements made by the department for winter season. The meeting was attended by Director FCS&CA Nisar Ahmad Wani, Senior Superintendent Traffic NHI Sanjay […]

Only 62 items likely to stay in 28% GST slab

Only 62 items likely to stay in 28% GST slab

New Delhi: Those planning to buy new furniture or refit electric switches might have to pay less after Friday, as the GST (goods and services tax) Council is likely to slash the indirect tax rates on these items at its meeting in Guwahati. At present, these attract 28 per cent tax. As many as 165 […]

American University offers graduate certificate in Islamic finance

American University offers graduate certificate in Islamic finance

Washington: American University is now offering a graduate certificate in Islamic finance to better prepare professionals to compete and do business in both emerging and established markets. The curriculum includes courses that focus on the role of Islamic finance in the global economy and Islamic capital markets. Coursework also focuses on Sukuk (Islamic bonds), which […]

Jordan’s economic growth expected to rise 3.2% in 2017: Report

Jordan’s economic growth expected to rise 3.2% in 2017: Report

Amman: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said, in its 2017 economic growth forecasts issued on Tuesday, that economies in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean (SEMED) region are expected to post a growth of 3.8 percent in 2017 and 4 percent in 2018, supported by reform implementation and continued recovery in the tourism […]

Airtel introduces new Postpaid and Prepaid innovations

Airtel introduces new Postpaid and Prepaid innovations

Srinagar: Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced enhanced benefits on select Postpaid plans for its customers. Airtel customers can now enjoy Unlimited Free Outgoing Calls on National Roaming to go with Unlimited Local + STD calls and 20 GB 4G/3G data at just Rs 499 per month with Infinity Postpaid. (https://www.airtel.in/myplan-infinity) […]

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