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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 »

CM puts lynching controversy to rest in LA: Apologises over Ansari’s remark, Rana lauds Mehbooba

 Srinagar, Jul 05 (KNS): As the controversy over the lynching remark of PDP minister Imran Ansari against NC’s Devender Rana was stopping to end in the Legislative Assembly from the past two days, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday intervened and ended the controversy by apologizing to the Opposition and the House. “I was taken aback for sometime by the words. It is ... Read More »

Zakir Musa finds no takers on ground in JK

Srinagar, July 05: When a Lashkar militant claiming allegiance to the Zakir Musa-led group was laid to rest in Pulwama, thousands of people came to offer prayers. His funeral was as crowded as any other despite restrictions imposed by government forces in the district. However, what took many by surprise was that the attendees were not hesitant about waving the ... Read More »

Mobile ban in Assembly: Media boycotts Special session

Srinagar, Jul 04 (KNS): Both electronic and print media today boycotted legislative assembly proceedings on GST. Government had banned electronc media, camera's and mobile phones to report the proceedings of legislature. Coming in their support the print media and journalists boycotted the proceedings. (KNS)  Read More »

Two militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

SRINAGAR | JULY 03 (PTK): Clashes erupted near the site of a gunfight between militants and security forces in Bahmnoo village of Pulwama district of south Kashmir on Monday. Official said that two militants have so far been killed in the gunfight while three more are believed to be trapped inside a house. An official said that gunfight erupted after a ... Read More »