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3 days on, restrictions continue in Srinagar parts

Friday prayers disallowed at Jamia for 4th consecutive week Srinagar, Jul 14 (KNS): Authorities on Friday continued to impose restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of seven Police Stations for the third straight day while the administration also barred people from offering Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid for the fourth consecutive Friday. The restrictions under section 144 were imposed in Srinagar parts ... Read More »

Lost Practice: J&K Prime Minister always visited families of July 13 Martyrs

‘Now these families are barred to visit the graveyard’ Srinagar, July 13, CNS: Not speaking of visiting the families of July 13, 1931 martyrs, the politicians part of successive governments in Jammu and Kashmir are not even allowing the heirs of martyrs to visit the Martyrs Grave Yard located at Naqashbandh Sahab here in Srinagar city.      Recalling the days when ... Read More »

Chief Minister leads people in remembering 1931 martyrs

Lays wreaths, offers Fateaha; Says strengthening democracy, tolerance best homage to them SRINAGAR, JULY 13: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today led the people of the State in remembering the Martyrs of 1931. Early in the morning, the Chief Minister reached Mazar- e-Shohada at Hazrat Naqshband Sahib (RA) at Khawaja Bazar and paid floral wreaths on the mausoleum of the martyrs ... Read More »

JK Cabinet condemns attack on Yatris

Appreciates role of locals in reaching out to victims with all possible support SRINAGAR, JULY 11: The State Cabinet which met here today under the chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti condemned in unequivocal terms the terrorist attack on Yatris (pilgrims) at Botengo, Anantnag terming it an attack on Kashmiri’s syncretic culture and pluralistic values. While expressing deep sorrow and ... Read More »

Mehbooba oversees rescue ops throughout night at Anantnag

Visits injured tourists, reassures stranded Yatris; Pays floral tributes to slain Yatris   SRINAGAR, JULY 11: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti visited Srinagar Airport this morning to pay floral tributes to the tourists killed in a militant attack near Botengo, Anantnag last night. Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh also paid floral tributes to the slain tourists. The Chief Minister consoled ... Read More »

Normal life resumes in Kashmir

2G Internet restored Srinagar, July 9 (KNS): Normal life resumed in Kashmir today a day after a shutdown was observed on the first anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen Commander Burhan Wani, and curfew imposed by authorities in many parts of the valley to thwart rallies and protests. Traffic plied on roads, shops and other business units were opened in all the ... 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 »

J&K Legislature passes historic JKGST Bill

  Specific Constitutional safeguards incorporated in Presidential Order as promised by Govt: Dr Drabu New tax regime to roll out in JK at midnight Friday SRINAGAR, JULY 07: The historic Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax ( JKGST) Bill 2017 (LA Bill No. 6 of 2017) was passed by both houses of the legislature today with a voice vote. The ... Read More »