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Choksi Fraud: J&K Bank says will recover every penny – from Kashmir

Feb 23rd, 2018 | By

Srinagar : Refusing to be bogged down by the 121 cr rupees loan default by Gujrati businessman Mehul Choksi, the J&K Bank today said it has enough capability to recover the amount along with interest from Kashmiris. “This is nothing. Just 2.33 percent of 5189 cr fraud,” Parvez Ahmed Nengroo JK Bank chairman said addressing
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Nirma ties up with Khyber for asli doodh si safedi

Apr 8th, 2016 | By

Srinagar: Ahmedabad based detergent maker Nirma group has tied up with Kashmir’s Khyber group to give a new lease of life to its products known once for “doodh si safedi”. The two companies are joining hands to produce a new line of detergents to be known as Khyber-Nirma detergents. Of late Khyber has been in limelight
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Self Reliance: Traffic police to finance JK budget

Dec 17th, 2015 | By

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir is heading towards much coveted financial self reliance with the help of its traffic police, which has extracted enough revenues through fines to finance 70 percent of the state’s annual budget, Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu disclosed here today. Flanked by the Inspector General of Police Traffic  Viplav Kumar at a press conference
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Enlightened Mufti says Kashmir best suited for Slum Tourim

May 5th, 2015 | By

Dharavi not Davos, to be the new model   Mumbai: Describing slum tourism as the only viable tourism model for Kashmir, Chief Minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed Sunday said that his government was working hard to replicate the Dharavi model in Kashmir. Sayeed, accompanied with Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu, was interacting with travel operators and local
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Drabu to don Ladishah costume to lend human touch to budget

Mar 9th, 2015 | By

Jammu: The PDP-BJP coalition government’s first budget is all set for a human touch with the finance minister Haseeb Drabu, who also heads the culture ministry, wearing a Ladishah costume during presentation. Ladishah is a traditional folk satire artist in Kashmiri culture. Finance ministry officials have roped in noted theatre director M K Raina to
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Gunfire exchange part of Cross LoC trade: Jaitley  

Jun 14th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley has denied that any ceasefire violations were taking place along the Line of Control (LoC) in Kashmir and said the exchange of gunfire between troops of India and Pakistan was part of the Cross LoC trade. “There is no ceasefire violation.  We have included the whole gunfire, including bullets
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WWE clinches telecast rights for JK Assembly

Feb 25th, 2014 | By

The World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc (WWE) has signed a multimillion dollar worldwide live telecast deal with the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, that gives the company (formerly known as WWF) exclusive worldwide rights to the live telecast of state legislature sessions for next two years. In a statement issued by the WWE from its Connecticut
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It’s official: Khan brand ambassador for Kanwal Kehwa

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

Kashmir’s leading colourful spice company Kanwal Agro has roped in Shabir Khan, former minister of state for health as the brand ambassador for its Kehwa range. The company sources said the decision was taken in a bid to boost Kanwal’s battered image. “Yes, we have selected Shabir Khan as our brand ambassador for Kehwa,” said Farooq Amin
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Kanwal Khyber league players to get milk’n’spice

Feb 5th, 2014 | By

Srinagar: While the high court has banned the sale of some products of Kanwal Agro Foods and Khyber Milk, the two companies have decided to use the unsold products as salary for their good for nothing league cricket teams. From now on players would be paid with unsold spice packets and milk, a spokesman of
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Kashmiri companies hail dual use products

Feb 5th, 2014 | By
Amin says the painting in the background has been made using Kanwal Spice. The claim could not be independently verified

SRINAGAR: After the discovery of coloring agents in Kanwal spices and detergent in Khyber milk, the two companies have congratulated the entire Kashmiri population. “It is a great day for entire Kashmir, now a single product can be used for two purposes,” said the business honchos. In addition of their primary use, Kanwal Spices are
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