Excise realizes Rs 3488.13 cr revenue

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Excise and Taxation Department, despite decrease in import into the state and floods, has recorded substantial revenue of Rs 3488.13 crore during 2014-15 registering an increase of 6.72 per cent to last years takings in Jammu division. Develop a cordial rapport with the dealers and motivate them that the tax being […]

Rains wreak havoc in Mumbai

Mumbai: Heavy rains pummelled Mumbai and its suburbs in which two persons died of electrocution and bringing normal life to a grinding halt today with several areas waterlogged and local train services cancelled leaving thousands of commuters stranded. As civic authorities described the rainfall in the country’s financial capital as “unprecedented”, they said 283 mm […]

Voda to donate 1 paisa/call for Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Telecom operator Vodafone India today said that throughout the month of Ramazan it will support flood-affected poor families in Kashmir by donating 1 paisa from every call made or recharge and Rs 5 out of every new activation on its network in the state. “Starting from June 19, 2015, it will donate 1 […]

Govt. Curbs Foil Hurriyat’s Sopore Chalo

No Friday prayers in Jamia Masjid; Leaders caged SRINAGAR: Authorities on Friday foiled ‘Sopore chalo’ march of separatist camp against the string of mystery killings of their cadre there by enforcing strict restrictions in old city and parts of North Kashmir. Following the killings of pro-freedom activists and former militants, the divided factions of Hurriyat […]

‘JK Govt Uncertain on Sopore Killings’

Ex-RAW Chief Says Police Should Unravel Mystery ;  Asks Geelani to break silence if he knows truth SRINAGAR: Former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) A S Dulat Friday asserted that the Chief Minster Mufti Mohammad Syeed led coalition in the state was uncertain about mysterious killings in Sopore and suggested Mufti to hold […]

Onus of Normalising Ties on Pakistan: India

NEW YORK: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said that the onus of creating an environment for improving bilateral relations is more on Pakistan, the Press Trust of India reported. Jaitley made the remarks at a talk held at the New York-based think-tank Council on Foreign Relations on the second day of his 10-day […]

Anantnag Shuts on 21st Death Anniversary of Qazi Nisar

ANANTNAG: Complete shutdown was observed in principal south Kashmir town of Anantnag (Islamabad) on Friday to commemorate the 21st death anniversary of prominent religious scholar Dr Qazi Nisar Ahmad.  The call for shutdown was given by Ummat-i-Islamia head and son of the slain leader Mirwaiz South Kashmir Qazi Yasir and it was supported by Hurriyat […]

Treasure Trove Inside Jail: Ex-SP Among 4 Cops Booked for Fraud

Recovery of Ancient Coins in Kot Bhalwal Jail  JAMMU  Police Crime Branch on Friday registered an FIR against a former jail superintendent and other staffers for misappropriating medieval era coins, belonging to period of Muhammad Ghauri, Balban and Allauddin Khilji, found in the jail premises. “Crime Branch, Jammu has registered an FIR against Rajni Sehgal, […]

Rains in Valley Likely from June 21

SRINAGAR:  Meteorological department here on Friday predicted rainfall for five days in Kashmir valley from Sunday, saying the change in weather will decrease the intensity of heat across the region. Director Met office Sonum Lotus said that Kashmir valley will received rainfall from June 21 to June 25. “Yes, Jammu and Kashmir will get moderate […]

After lead in Maggi, it’s pesticides in Haldiram’s

NEW DELHI: After the Maggi fiasco, domestic snack maker Haldiram’s faces “refusal” of its fried namkeen and candies in the US. The US Food and Drug Administration has refused 90 batches of Haldiram’s products in the past five months, since January. Of the total 171 batches of snacks imported that the USFDA refused, 90 were […]

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