Srinagar Ring Road project:CS reviews progress of land acquisition

Srinagar—Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Monday reviewed the progress of land acquisition proceedings for construction of 4 lane ring road/by pass around Srinagar and Jammu cities. Commissioner Secretary, PW (R&B) Department, Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Commissioner Secretary, Revenue, Deputy Commissioner’s of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal and concerned officers attended the meeting. Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Deputy Commissioner’s […]

Div Com conducts city tour, reviews pace of development

Srinagar—Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today conducted an extensive tour of Srinagar city and reviewed the progress of various ongoing developmental works undertaken by different government agencies. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, DIG Police, Director Education, Commissioner SMC, General Manager JK Housing Board, Engineers, R&B & PDD, ARTO, Officers, Revenue, Health, Police and other concerned officers […]

Cop Shot at in Anantnag

Anantnag—A policeman was critically injured after he was fired upon by suspected militants in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. Reports and eyewitnesses said that suspected militants targeted a police party on Yatra duty near General Bus Stand in Anantnag town, resulting in the injuries to a policeman who has been identified as Constable Ghulam Hasan. The […]

Police Stops 54 Youth from Joining Militancy

Srinagar—Police Monday said it has prevented over 50 boys from different areas of the Kashmir valley from joining militant ranks in past few months. A police spokesman said 54 youth were arrested by police from different districts of Kashmir in last few months. He said four boys from border district of Kupwara, who wanted to […]

JK Traders, Civil Society Groups Join hands to Oppose GST

Srinagar—Various trade organisations along with civil society groups in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday formed a coordination committee to oppose implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state in its present form. Jammu and Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC), representing all trade and industrial organisations besides civil society formations in the valley, has […]

Opposition Parties Meet Ahead of Assembly Session

Srinagar—Even as government has called for Assembly session to discuss extension of Goods and Services Tax (GST) to the state, the Opposition political parties, National Conference and Congress Monday held meetings here to deliberate on how to corner the government in the legislature. While NC held a Core Group meeting today here under the chairmanship […]

UJC Restricts Protest Calendar to PcK, Leaves Rest to Troika

Srinagar: United Jehad Council, an amalgam of militant outfits based in Muzaffarabad Monday retracted its protest calendar beginning July 8 to 13 and restricted it to Pakistan controlled Kashmir. UJC issued a statement saying that it venerates and trusts Joint Resistance leadership based in Srinagar and they are authorised to issue protest calendar for the […]

Traders to Hoist Black Flags

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee Monday warned government and the legislators against any attempt to introduce or pass any order or a piece of legislation to extend the 101st amendment with regard to Goods and Service Tax (GST) Act to the State in its original form. “All business establishments are appealed to hoist black flags […]

Ayatollah Khamenei Tells Iran Judiciary to Pursue Kashmir Issue

Tehran—Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei Monday called on Iran’s Judiciary to pursue issues like Kashmir legally and adopt official position on such international issues. Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks in a meeting with high ranking members of Iran’s judiciary, including Chief Justice Sadeq Amoli Larijani. “The Judiciary should intervene from a legal position in […]

Another Kashmiri Student Attacked in UP

Meerut—Goons in Meerut city of Uttar Pradesh targeted a Kashmiri student for being the resident of Valley. UP is ruled by BJP under Yogi Adityanath and the state has been witnessing a sharp rise in the attacks on minority community. Reports said that Kashmiri student from Meerut’s Chaudhary Charan Singh University (CCSU) was beaten up […]

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