Masood Hussain

  • JK Bank sees big opportunity in microfin

    JK Bank sees big opportunity in microfin

    J&K, where the strife-devastated economy is on a sound revival trajectory, has low rural bank penetration (29.68%) and a prolonged credit starvation, but it means good profits as well.

    Penny wise, pound prosperous in J&K

    Penny wise, pound prosperous in J&K

    Small efforts and slight innovations sometimes trigger big changes. J&K, where the strife-hit economy is on a revival trajectory, has low rural bank penetration (29.68%) and has suffered prolonged credit starvation, but it means good profits as well.

    Rangarajan’s ARC, SIZ plans click with J&K planners

    Rangarajan’s ARC, SIZ plans click with J&K planners

    Knowing fully well that the quick yielding projects (QYP), suggested by Dr C Rangarajan panel, could trigger a sudden turnaround, J&K policy makers have started demanding its immediate implementation.

    Congress leaders jostle for Haj glory

    Congress leaders jostle for Haj glory

    A busy foreign minister has given a field day to Congress’ Muslim leaders in claiming credit for increasing the Haj quota.

    Pak fails to unite Hurriyat groups

    Pak fails to unite Hurriyat groups

    Islamabad’s efforts to unite both factions of the Hurriyat failed again as hard-liner Syed Ali Shah Geelani decided against extending any co-operation to the moderates.

    Sectarian violence claims five in Kashmir

    Sectarian violence claims five in Kashmir

    Five persons were killed and over fifty wounded when a grenade exploded outside a mosque in south Kashmir village, well before the Friday congregation began prayers.

    NC wants judicial probe into custodial death

    NC wants judicial probe into custodial death

    Rejecting the parallel enquiries that the state government and the army have initiated into the custodial death of a young labourer in Budgam, the National Conference (NC) wants a time-bound judicial probe.

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