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Daily Archives: June 28, 2017

Dumping of plastic material pollutes Dal lake; Environmentalists aghast 

Srinagar, June 28, CNS: Lakes and Waterway Development Authority has miserably failed to enlighten tourists as well as common people about the ill effects of plastics as ‘irresponsible’ people passing time on the banks of world famed Dal Lake here in Kashmir Capital Srinagar could be seen throwing plastic bottles and polythene into the lake.        Known as the Jewel in ... Read More »

Govt will factor in JK-specific constitutional, institutional safeguards in GST: Dr Drabu

  Exemptions to continue for industry’ Srinagar, June 28, CNS: Minister of Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today said the government will factor in constitutional, legislative, administrative and institutional issues distinct to J&K while implementing GST in the State. “Apart from safeguarding the special constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir, we will also factor in administrative, legislative and other safeguards under ... Read More »

Syed Salahuddin an icon of Kashmir’s freedom movement: Shabir Shah

‘Our Tehreek-e-Azadi doesn’t need anyone’s certificate’ Srinagar, Jun 28 (KNS): Reacting against the US State Department’s move to designate the prominent pro-freedom leader, the United Jihad Council (UJC) head and the commander-in-chief of Hizbul Mujahideen, Syed Salahuddin, as “global terrorist”, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabir Ahmad Shah, on Wednesday said the move won’t have an iota of negative ... Read More »

‘India can’t resolve Kashmir Issue militarily’: Junaid Mattu

Delivers keynote address at Army's 'CLAWS' Seminar at Delhi Cantonment New Delhi, Jun (KNS): Speaking at the Indian Army’s Centre for Land Warfare Studies’ (CLAWS) Seminar on “Pakistan – Perception Management & Constructing a Positive Narrative in J&K” held in New Delhi on Wednesday, National Conference Leader and Party’s State Spokesperson, Junaid Azim Mattu said it was not the primary responsibility ... Read More »

3 Hurriyat (G) leaders detained at Kothi Bagh Police Station

Trio likely to be shifted to Delhi for questioning Srinagar, Jun 28 (KNS): Three top leaders of Syed Ali Shah Geelani led Hurriyat Conference Ayaz Akbar, Altaf Shah and Mehraj ud Din Kalwal were arrested and lodged at police station Kothi Bagh. Police sources while disclosing this to KNS revealed that all the three leaders presently lodged at P/S Kothibagh ... Read More »

Congress leaders meet Governor

‘Apprised him about GST, situation and Govt’s witch hunt against senior Congress leader’ Srinagar, Jun 28 (KNS): Congress today said that the met the Governor N N Vohra and apprised him about the stand of the party on extension of central Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the state. Five senior Congress leaders led by legislator G N Monga informed ... Read More »

Govt will protect special status of JK under GST: Drabu

Final decision likely to be taken tomorrow Srinagar, Jun 28 (KNS): The government Wednesday said that it will protect the special status of the state and will have a separate GST that will not erode the fiscal and constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir. Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb A Drabu told reporters her that the government will take a final call on ... Read More »

PMSSS-2017: Counseling to begin on June 30

2800 seats available in engineering, 1000 seats in medical, general courses this year: Altaf Bukhari SRINAGAR, JUNE 28: Counseling of students for admission to various colleges outside the State under the Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSS) will begin on 30th June 2017. According to a notification issued by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the nodal agency for PMSSS, ... Read More »

Dy Speaker reviews status of Gurez road projects

            SRINAGAR, JUNE 28: Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmad Khan Gurezi, Wednesday convened a meeting of senior officers of R&B Department and Beacon authorities to review the status of various road projects in Gurez area.             During the meeting, the Deputy Speaker directed R&B Department and the Beacon authorities to take all necessary steps to complete all ongoing road projects in the ... Read More »