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Daily Archives: July 8, 2017

Bhadarwah, Kishtwar observe shutdown to express solidarity with people of Kashmir

Bhadarwah, July 8, CNS: On Burhan Wani’s first anniversary, normal life was badly affected in parts of Chenab Valley due to shut down call forwarded by local religious organization. Stringent security measures in Kishtwar and Bhadarwah were made to stop people from taking part in pro-freedom protests.      The call for shutdown was forwarded by Joint Resistance leadership including Syed Ali ... Read More »

Presidential Order will not change anything, Drabu’s assurance are hollow: NC

Farooq Abdullah hints at joint Opposition on GST Srinagar, Jul 08 (KNS): National Conference today said the PDP-BJP coalition passed the GST gazette which was prepared in New Delhi in a jiffy in the Legislative Assembly, disregarding the laid down procedures and the Opposition. Addressing a press conference at Nawai Subh headquarters here, senior NC leader and former finance minister, ... Read More »

Curfew like restrictions, shutdown on Burhan’s maiden anniversary, cripples normal life in Valley

Broadband services to be restored by evening today, grateful to people for coopn: DGP Srinagar, Jul 08 (KNS): The curfew like restrictions imposed by the government and the overwhelming response to the call for shut down by the Joint Resistance Leadership on maiden death anniversary of popular militant commander of Hizb ul Mujahideen crippled normal life across Kashmir today.  Shutdown ... Read More »

Contractors appeal Government to initiate probe against BDO Ganderbal

Srinagar, July 7, CNS: Contractors here in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Friday accused Block Development Officer of demanding commission for every work allotted under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).      Contractors who appeared here in Press Enclave Srinagar for the second consecutive dayraised slogans against incumbent BDO Ganderbal. They alleged that BDO demands commission for the payment otherwise ... Read More »

Government seals Burhan’s native town Tral

Army draws ‘warning line’ in Kulgam Srinagar, July 7, CNS: Ahead of popular militant commander Burhan Wani’s anniversary, Tral town of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district has been completely sealed with Army conducting flag march in restive parts of the town, warning people not to venture out from their houses on July 8 (Saturday).      Eyewitnesses and reports said that the town ... Read More »

Minister revokes suspension of Pulwama’s 2 AEEs within few hours

Have asked DC not act against any official without our consent: Akhtar Srinagar, Jul 07 (KNS): In a surprising move the Works Minister Nayeem Akhter revoked the suspension of two Assistant Executive Engineers (AEEs) ordered by Deputy Commissioner Pulwama in a short time of few hours. Confirming that he has revoked the suspension of two Assistant Executive Engineers (AEEs) ordered ... Read More »

Governor announces support for family of Yatri killed in cylinder blast, all injured

Yatris in this group to be sent to Delhi by air Srinagar July 07 (KNS): Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), directed Shri Umang Narula, CEO of the Board, to see that all the 38 Amarnathji pilgrims from Telangana, about a dozen of whom were injured in an incident when a gas cylinder exploded in their ... Read More »

Presidential order exposes PDP’s deceit: NC

‘Opponents of fiscal autonomy and special position are celebrating’ Srinagar, Jul 07 (KNS): Reacting to the extension of GST, National Conference (NC) Friday said that the Presidential order should have mentioned that GST Council has no taxing powers for Jammu and Kashmir. Former finance minister and NC senior leader, Abdul Rahim Rather told KNS that the questions and concerns raised ... Read More »

Mehbooba welcomes constitutional guarantees contained in Presidential Order

‘Protecting JK’s identity our core philosophy, we stand vindicated today’ Srinagar, Jul 07 (KNS): Welcoming the protection granted to the sensitivities and special status of Jammu and Kashmir in today’s Presidential Order on GST, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday termed it as the victory of the democracy of the country and a tribute to the powers of the State Legislature. ... Read More »