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Some unseen, mysterious forces desperate to create chaos in state: Geelani

   Rejects idea of calling UN resolution as un-islamic Srinagar, Jul 20 (KNS): Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday said that some unseen and mysterious forces are desperate to create chaos in state. These forces are maligning ongoing freedom movement, have started a feverish campaign against pro-found leadership and ideology of Pakistan, added Geelani. Our movement is an indigenous in nature ... Read More »

Pay minimum wages to employees, employed under MWA: SHRC to Govt

Directs CS GAD to furnish list of such employees within two months Srinagar, Jul 20 (KNS): The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Thursday directed the government to pay minimum wages to all the employees, employed by the state government under the Minimum Wages Act. The Suo-Moto case regarding that Government is paying Rs 200 to Rs 500/- per month to Contingent Paid ... Read More »

Under GST no tax is levied on any pilgrimage: Govt

‘5 % tax levied on airfare and any private tour package’ Srinagar, Jul 20 (KNS): The government Thursday said that no pilgrimage has been taxed under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) but the tax will be levied on airfares. A senior official in the government’s finance department said that under the GST 5 % tax is being levied on airfares. ... Read More »

PDP Wing Bandipora hold meeting ahead of party foundation day

Bandipora, July 20: PDP wing Bandipora on Thursday convened a meeting of workers at district PDP office Bandipora ahead of party's foundation day. The meeting was presided over by PDP zone president Bandipora, Muhammad Amin Mir and District youth co-ordinator PDP Inam-ul-haq. The meeting was attended by hundreds of workers from Bandipora contituency. Disctrict youth co-ordinator PDP, Inam-ul-haq while speaking on the ... Read More »

Open post office savings account with only Rs 50 and enjoy ATM services without transaction charges.

Srinagar, July 20: The role of Post Offices around the world is undergoing changes as traditional postal activities are supplanted by electronic mail and use of new technologies. Increasingly, post office is adopting new business to optimise its strength as an outlet of public utilities. Energising financial services has been part of the new business strategies in most counties. In this context ... Read More »

Dy CM attends Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway Meeting

Flags the State’s issue, Calls on Union Home Minister NEW DELHI, JULY 20: The Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Mr Nitin Gadkari today held a review meeting to discuss the Delhi-Amritsar-Katra expressway and the issues thereof. The meeting was also attended by the Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana Captain Amrinder Singh and Manoharlal Khatter and Deputy Chief Minister ... Read More »

Restrictions under sec 144 in Srinagar parts on Fri: DC

  JRL has called for UN march Srinagar, Jul 20: The district administration on Thursday decided to impose restrictions in the areas falling under the jurisdiction of eight Police Stations on Friday. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told KNS that “the restrictions under section 144 will be imposed in the areas falling under the jurisdiction fo ight police ... Read More »

Official Apathy: Unabated soil cutting disfiguring Budgam Karewas

  Budgam, July 20, CNS: Karewas in Cetnral Kashmir’s Budgam district have been disfigured by vested interest elements where soil cutting allegedly in connivance with officials is going on from past couple of months.  The contractors who use JCB’s and bulldozers in broad day light can bee seen excavating soil in several areas of Budgam including Beerwah, Mallapora, Chaira, Sonar Kolipora, ... Read More »

Agenda of Alliance envisages Unconditional Dialogue on Kashmir : Madni

Srinagar, July 20 ::: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  has always  upheld the significance of unconditional dialogue among the stake-holders as the means to resolve Kashmir imbroglio. Reacting to the statement of Union State Minister for Home in Parliament in which he has conditional dialogue with separatists “within constitution” PDP Vice President Mohammad Sartaj Madni said this amounts to closing the doors for ... Read More »

PCI team interacts with media-persons at Anantnag

Assure journalists of highlighting their grievances at appropriate forums ANANTNAG, JULY 20: The three-member team of Press Council of India (PCI) led by S N Sinha held extensive deliberations here today with the media-persons from South Kashmir. The members of the visiting Sub-Committee include Mr C K Nayak, Dr Suman Gupta and Mr Naveen Joshi. Several media-persons from South Kashmir representing ... Read More »