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Work on Jammu-Poonch highway upgradation to begin soon

  Zulfkar reviews status of key road projects in Rajouri- Poonch with DG BRO; Seeks early upgradation of Rajouri–Budhal, Rajouri-Thanamandi-Bafliaz roads NEW DELHI, JULY 15: The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has said that work on upgradation of Jammu-Poonch highway as a 4-lane expressway would be taken up soon. This information was given by Director General, BRO Lt Gen S K Shrivastava  ... Read More »

Azad expresses grief over Tanta incident

Conveys his condolence to the bereaved family Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Former Chief minister and leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha (MP), Ghulam Nabi Azad has expressed grief over the tragic death of three persons including a minor due to house collapse, after the incessant rainfall in the Tanta village of Doda district. Conveying his condolence to the bereaved family ... Read More »

PDP holds party meeting ahead of Foundation Day

Mehbooba vows to fight challenging situation Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today held a meeting of legislators and senior party workers ahead of the celebration of its 18th ‘Foundation Day’ here in Srinagar. The meeting was held at the residence of PDP president and Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti was chaired by her in which legislators, ministers and ... Read More »

On martyrs’ day, Rasheed holds plebiscite march; ‘Geelani, Mirwaiz, Malik custodians of martyrs’

Srinagar, July 13, CNS: Engineer Rasheed led Awami Ittehad Party’s on Thursday conducted a plebiscite march which started from Dastageer Sahab Shrine and ended at Martyrs graveyard Naqashband Sahab Shrine Srinagar. The march, according to AIP’s statement, was joined by hundreds of people including its own workers. “Hundreds of residents of Old Srinagar defied the restrictions and joined the march,” the statement said. ... Read More »

No GST on Annual subscription/fees charged for hostel accommodation

New Delhi, July 13: There are some reports that GST@18% will be levied on annual subscription/fees charged for lodging in hostels. This is not true.  There is no change in tax liability relating to education and related services in the GST era, except reduction in tax rate on certain items of education. It may be mentioned that services provided by an ... Read More »

Three Hizib Militants killed in Budgam gunfight

  SRINAGAR | JULY 12 (PTK): Three militants have been killed in an encounter that began yesterday on Tuesday evening between militants and forces in Rudbugh area of Budgam district. The slain militants were identified as Javid Sheikh of Budgam, Aquib of Budgam and Sajad of Srinagar who belongs to Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militant outfit. The encounter had begun on Tuesday evening when forces launched a cordon-and-search ... Read More »

Hansraj Gangaram Ahir and Dr. Jitendra Singh meet Governor

  SRINAGAR, JULY 11:  Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Union MoS for Home Affairs and Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union MoS, DoNER & PMO, accompanied by Sh. Gyanesh Kumar, Joint Secretary (J&K), met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today evening. Governor and the Union Ministers discussed issues relating to the terrorist attack on a bus carrying pilgrims near Khanabal, Anantnag late last ... Read More »

Div Com Jammu interacts with civil society, appeals for maintaining harmony

          JAMMU, JULY 11: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari today chaired a meeting with the representatives of various religious organizations and civil society members in the wake of terror attack on a bus carrying Amarnathji pilgrims. The Divisional Commissioner urged them to maintain an atmosphere of brotherhood, peace and communal amity in the State. IGP Jammu, SD Singh, DIG Jammu-Samba- Kathua ... Read More »

Govt announces ex-gratia relief for Yatris affected in Botengo violence

           SRINAGAR, JULY 11: The Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti sanctioned a special package of ex-gratia in favour of NoKs of those killed/injured in the terrorist violence on Yatris (pilgrims) on July 10, 2017 at Batengo (Anantnag).           Cabinet sanctioned Rs 6 Lakh in favor of NoKs of those killed, Rs 2 Lakh ... Read More »

PDP terms attack on Yatra biggest crime against Humanity

Kashmir cannot identify with such ideology ever: Alam   Srinagar, Jul 11: Ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on Tuesday while condemning the gruesome attack on Amarnath Pilgrims, termed the incident “a biggest crime against the humanity.” Party’s Srinagar district president and upper house member Mohammad Khurshid Alam while addressing an emergency meeting with the party workers at the summer capital stated that the ... Read More »