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Russia simplifies norms for Indians to open accounts in Russian banks
International, National

Russia simplifies norms for Indians to open accounts in Russian banks

New Delhi, Nov 1: The Russian government announced on Wednesday that it has decided to simplify norms for Indian nationals wishing to open their bank accounts in Russian banks while staying in India. Taking to X, Russian Embassy in India shared about the move saying, "We're excited to announce the decision of the Russian Government to introduce simplified norms for #India'n nationals seeking to open bank accounts with #Russia'n financial institutions. It is now possible to open bank accounts or deposit funds in Russian banks remotely." Under this move, Indian national tourists or students can reach out to an Indian bank which has a collaboration with the Russian Central Bank and can open their bank account, following conveniently obtain bank card to initiate financial transactions in Russi...
SpiceJet inducts five Boeing 737 aircraft
National

SpiceJet inducts five Boeing 737 aircraft

New Delhi, Nov 1: SpiceJet on Wednesday inducted five leased Boeing 737s, including three 737 Max aircraft, into its fleet. "SpiceJet is delighted to announce the induction of five leased Boeing 737s (including 3 737 MAX aircraft) into its fleet today," the airline said in a statement. Today's induction comes shortly after the introduction of three leased Boeing 737s (including 1 737 MAX), reinforcing SpiceJet's determination to expand and diversify its flight services, the airline said further in its statement. The introduction of these aircraft will help the airline launch several exciting new flight routes and services, it added. An announcement in this regard was made by SpiceJet in June this year. The airline had on June 9 said that it would induct ten Boeing 737 aircra...
100 e-buses launched in Srinagar under Smart City initiative
Kashmir, Srinagar, State

100 e-buses launched in Srinagar under Smart City initiative

Srinagar, Nov 1: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday inaugurated an e-bus service in Srinagar and launched a fleet of 100 battery-operated vehicles procured under the Smart City initiative. These battery-operated environment-friendly e-buses will run on 15 designated routes. "I am very thankful to everyone associated with this project and also thankful to TATA Motors. I hope people of Srinagar will be benefited from this service," Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha said while launching the e-bus service. Srinagar Smart City Limited CEO Athar Aamir Khan told that the e-buses have been procured under the Smart City initiative with an aim to curb the unavailability of public transport service. He said that a total of 100 e-buses have been procured for Srinagar, ad...
Illegal Mining: 458 Vehicles Seized, 459 Arrested in North Kashmir
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

Illegal Mining: 458 Vehicles Seized, 459 Arrested in North Kashmir

Baramulla, Nov 1: Jammu and Kashmir police in their ongoing drive against illegal mining have arrested around 459 persons and seized 458 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals during the current year. Moreover, police said that 177 cases have been registered against illegal miners. A police spokesperson in a statement said, “Baramulla police have registered 177 cases and arrested 459 persons so far. Moreover, 458 vehicles used in illegal transport of minerals which includes 210 Tippers, 238 Tractors & 10 excavators have also been seized from different areas of the district. “ “Baramulla Police along with the Mineral Department realized fine in lacs for illegal extraction/ transportation of minerals in the district,” it reads. The statement re...
4 LeT Militant Associates Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered: Police
Baramulla, Kashmir, State

4 LeT Militant Associates Arrested, Arms And Ammunition Recovered: Police

Baramulla, Nov 1: Police said to have arrested four militant associates linked with the Lashkar-e-Taiba group, seizing arms and ammunition in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district. According to a police statement issued on 30/10/2023, during a security checkpoint at Naradhiri Dangerpora junction, joint teams of Baramulla Police, along with 52 RR & 53 Bn CRPF, apprehended two individuals. They were identified as Gh Hassan Mir, son of Gh Rasool Mir, a resident of Muran Tangwari Chandoosa, and Mukhtar Ahmad Khan, son of Mohd Afzal Khan, a resident of Pinjwara Laridora Chandoosa. Upon encountering the security forces, the two suspects attempted to flee but were apprehended. A Chinese Pistol, a Pistol magazine, 12 live rounds, and 2 hand grenades were found in their possession. The polic...
2 People Dead in Kathua Road Mishap
Jammu, Kathua, State

2 People Dead in Kathua Road Mishap

Kathua, Nov 1: Two people lost their lives as their truck plunged from a bridge in Kathua district, Jammu and Kashmir, this Wednesday. The incident occurred at Bagiyal Morh, near Barnoti, while the truck was en route from Pathankot in Punjab to Jammu. The deceased have been identified as Balwant Singh and Ranjeet Singh, hailing from Taran Taran district in Punjab. Rescue teams faced a challenging task in recovering the bodies from the severely damaged truck following the fall, a police official said. The bodies have been transferred to the Government Medical College in Kathua for post-mortem examination, the official added.
3 Army Personnel Injured in Mine Blast in J&K
Jammu, Poonch, State

3 Army Personnel Injured in Mine Blast in J&K

Poonch, Nov 1: Three army personnel were injured on Wednesday in a mine blast in Poonch district, sources said. Quoting sources, Kashmir Scroll reported that three army men sustained injuries in a land mine blast at Phagwari Gali in the Poonch sector. “The injured soldiers were immediately taken to a nearby hospital, from where two were shifted to 150 GH Rajouri for advanced treatment.” The injured have been identified as Y Shri Ramullu, Vimal Raj, and Veer Bharappa. The condition of all the injured is said to be stable.
J&K Paid GST amounting to Rs 4811.09 Crore in 7 Months
Jammu, Kashmir, State

J&K Paid GST amounting to Rs 4811.09 Crore in 7 Months

Srinagar, Nov 1: Jammu and Kashmir is exhibiting a better GST growth in comparison to the rest of the country, officials said. “GST revenue collections from J&K (SGST) have shown 33.20 per cent growth, surpassing the National average of 15 per cent for the current financial year,” Commissioner State Taxes, J&K, Dr Rashmi Singh was quoted as having told the media. “Upto the end of October 2023, a total GST revenue (SGST and IGST) of 4811.09 crore has been realized, showing an overall growth of 20.31 percent”. Over the years, the taxpayers base in Jammu and Kashmir has increased. In 2017-18, the number of commercial taxpayers were at 72000 under GST which is has now increased to more than 1.42 lakhs. The commercial tax department which used to collect Rs 300 crore a month is no...
Time to Wipe-Out Militancy Completely from JK: LG Sinha
Kashmir, Srinagar, State

Time to Wipe-Out Militancy Completely from JK: LG Sinha

Srinagar,Oct 31: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said that militancy is taking its last breath in Jammu & Kashmir and the time has come to eliminate it from Union Territory completely. Addressing a gathering at SKICC on 5th UT Foundation Day, Sinha said that JK has witnessed a massive change in the past four years and the change is visible on the ground. “The previous tradition in J&K has come to an end as the people are now happy participating in ensuring change on the ground. J&K in the past four months have reached new heights while police as well as the other security forces have made this change successful,” he said. He said several roads have been constructed. Railway tracks are being, cinema halls, power projects and other things have come up for the ...
Ladakh Cornerstone of India, Says President Murmu
Ladakh, State

Ladakh Cornerstone of India, Says President Murmu

Srinagar, Oct 31: President Droupadi Murmu commended Ladakh as the cornerstone of the nation and praised both the local administration and its people for their joint efforts in fostering peace and fostering multifaceted development. The President, along with the Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh Brig BD Mishra (Retd) and Chief of Army Staff General Manoj Pande, was welcomed with a guard of honour upon her arrival. Addressing the Ladakh Foundation event in Leh, President Murmu expressed her pleasure at being present on Ladakh Foundation Day for the first time since its new identification as a Union Territory on October 31, 2019. She highlighted the ‘commendable progress’ in the UT and hailed the collaboration between the administration and the people in steering the region toward prosperi...