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Geelani anguished, concerned over attack on Kashmir students in Haryana

Says India is no longer a safe place for Kashmiris Srinagar, Feb 04 (KNS): Expressing his anguish and concern over the attack on Kashmiri students in Haryana University, Hurriyat Conference (G) chairman, Syed Ali Geelani, on Sunday appealed to the heads of Islamic organizations and prosperous and affluent people of the state to establish new universities and other technical institutions in the ... Read More »

Mehbooba assures local industry of all support, says J&K first State to roll out GST incentives

Visits Chamber House, interacts with women entrepreneurs; asks them to take benefit of incentives, schemes for them JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: Terming the local entrepreneurs as an important component of local economy, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today  said her Government would do all it takes for encouraging local enterprise and strengthening local industry in the State. Interacting with representatives of industrialists ... Read More »

Mehbooba lays foundation of Silk Factory, Filatures at Bari Brahmana, inaugurates Joinery Mills

  Silk revival plan in State under execution, to target 10 lac metres silk production per year JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited Bari Brahmana Industrial Estate and laid the foundation of a Silk Factory and Filature unit there. She also inaugurated the Government Joinery Mills and inspected the work at the EDI complex there. To be ... Read More »

JK Assembly passes Rs 95666.97 Cr Budget for 2018-19

In a first, FinMin links Appropriation Bill with wide-ranging Expenditure Reforms to speed up spending Valuable suggestions of Legislators will help streamline JK’s fiscal framework, economic course: Dr Drabu JAMMU, FEBRUARY 03: The Legislative Assembly Saturday passed Rs 95666.97 crore budget for J&K for the year 2018-19 with 20% step up over the last year’s budget size of Rs 79472 crore.  The Jammu ... Read More »

Fake GPF Accounts: DHSK attaches 20 employees of B’pora district

Waheed Bhat/Suhail Rather Jammu, Feb 03: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has attached 20 employees of the department in district Bandipora whose GP Fund accounts were found fake during an investigation by the department of Finance.           Earlier Kashmir Convener reported that an investigation by the Department Of Finance found 129 General provision Fund accounts fictitious which apparently look like fake ... Read More »

Ajas Shuts to mourn civilian killings of 1992 by BSF

Waheed Bhat Bandipora, Feb 01: The residents of Ajas village of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Thursday observed the 26th anniversary of the killing of five civilians killed by Border Security Forces in the village in 1992. On February 01, Indian paramilitary troops of BSF opened fire on civilians killing 5 of them while injuring dozens others. Recalling the fateful day, the locals ... Read More »

JK owns 1251 kanals land in Haryana, 173 kanals in Delhi, 20 kanals in Mumbai

  Construction of Additional Residential Block at JK House Chanakyapuri to begin soon: Altaf Bukhari Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, replying on behalf of Minister for Hospitality and Protocol, informed the House that the immovable properties of the state in various parts of the country include 41 kanals and 12 marlas at 5 Prithviraj Road; 11 kanals and 18.2 ... Read More »

Relief to salaried taxpayers: standard deduction of Rs 40,000 allowed in lieu of present exemptions

  New Delhi, February 01, 2018 In order to provide relief to salaried taxpayer, the Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley, proposed to allow a standard deduction of Rs. 40,000/- in lieu of the present exemption in respect of transport allowance and reimbursement of miscellaneous medical expenses. However, the transport allowance at enhanced rate shall continue to ... Read More »

Summary of Budget 2018-19

New Delhi, February 01, 2018 Government says that it is firmly on course to achieve high growth of 8% plus as manufacturing, services and exports are back on good growth path. While GDP growth at 6.3% in the second quarter of 2017-18 signalled turnaround of the economy, growth in the second half is likely to remain between 7.2% to 7.5%.  The Union ... Read More »

Highlights of Budget 2018-19

New Delhi, February 01, 2018 Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley presents general Budget 2018-19 in Parliament. Budget guided by mission to strengthen agriculture, rural development, health, education, employment, MSME and infrastructure sectors Government says, a series of structural reforms will propel India among the fastest growing economies of the world. Country firmly on course to achieve over 8 % growth as ... Read More »