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Kashmir witnesses protests and clashes on Friday

  Srinagar, May 19, CNS: Protests and clashes were reported from different parts of Kashmir Valley on Friday. The joint resistance camp had called for peaceful protests after Friday prayers against the slapping of PSA on Asiya Andrabi, her aide Sofi Fehmeeda and to press for release of political detainees.    Aasiya and Fahmeeda were booked under the public safety act ... Read More »

EHSAS holds consultative meet on property rights, legal status of Half Widows

  Srinagar, May 19, CNS:  A day-long consultative meeting was organized wherein Ulema and civil society members held deliberations on legal status and property rights of Half Widow. The event was organized by EHSAS at a local hotel here. During the meeting the Ulema from different school of thoughts participated and spoke about the ways and means to find out ... Read More »

Speaker constitutes various Committees for 2017-18

  SRINAGAR, MAY 19:- Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta has constituted various House Committees of J&K Legislative Assembly for the year 2017-18. As per a communication issued by the Assembly Secretariat,  Mohammad Akbar Lone has been nominated as Chairman of the Committee on Public Accounts with Javed Mustaffa Mir, Shamim Firdous, Aijaz Ahmed Khan, Abdul Rashid Dar, Pawan Kumar Gupta, ... Read More »

Journalists hail DIPR for facilitating hassle-free coverage of GST Council meeting

  SRINAGAR, MAY 19: The visiting delegation of journalists and local media fraternity appreciated the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) for making creditable arrangements for the smooth and timely coverage of the 14th GST Council meeting which concluded at SKICC here today. The journalists complemented the efforts of DIPR for ensuring seamless coverage of the three-day long mega event ... Read More »

Yasin Malik files police complaint against Delhi-based TV journalist

Says she barged into his bedroom without permission for an interview Srinagar, May19:  Accusing a New Delhi-based female TV journalist of barging into his bedroom without permission, Chairman JKLF Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that he has filed a complaint against the journalist with the police. He alleged that Indian media was taking diktats from Army to defame freedom ... Read More »

Union Finance Minister calls on Chief Minister

Mehbooba pitches for credit restructuring for local business units, hassle free PMDP fund flow SRINAGAR, MAY 18: Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.  Mehbooba Mufti discussed with the union Finance Minister the process of fund flow to the State, particularly under the Prime Minister’s Developmental Plan (PMDP) and sought timely and periodic ... Read More »

State Govt to introduce GST bill in next Assembly session: Drabu

‘Will earn Rs 1500-2000 crore tax revenue’ Srinagar, May 18 (KNS): To implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST), the Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu Thursday said that state government will introduce the GST bill in next 30 days in state legislature. “We will go into the GST regime but because we have a special constitutional position, we will try and ... Read More »

India, Pakistan need to resolve K-issue: Farooq Abdullah

  Srinagar, May 17, CNS: National Conference patron and President Dr Farooq Abdullah while praying for peace in Kashmir said that both India and Pakistan are unpredictable and God knows when these two countries will sit together and resolve the Kashmir issue.     Abdullah was speaking at SKICC Srinagar during the launch of Bollywood movie premiere ‘Sargoshian’ on Tuesday evening.      ... Read More »

My disassociation from Hizb hardly makes any difference: Zakir Musa

Srinagar, May 15, : Militant commander Zakir Musa Monday said that the militants operating in Kashmir follow the same ideology and his disassociation from Hizbul Mujhadeen will not make any difference.       Zakir Musa on Monday released his third audio clip that went viral on Monday. In this 7.7 audio clip, Zakir says that his resolve to “seek freedom for Kashmir remained intact”. Zakir ... Read More »

Setting up of hospital instead of renaming school would have been real tribute to Umar Fayaz: Family

  Kulgam, May 15, CNS: The naming of an Army Goodwill School on slain army officer Lieutenant Umar Fayaz of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district has not gone done well with the family saying that it would have been better if Army set up a hospital in the area on his name.      Last week, the Army said a school had been ... Read More »