16 Amarnath Pilgrims Killed, 27 Injured In Bus Accident In Ramban

Ramban/Jammu—Sixteen Amarnath pilgrims were killed and around 27 injured, 19 of them critically, when a bus skidded off the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and rolled into a deep nullah in the Ramban district of Jammu  region on Sunday, officials said.  The deceased belonged to UP, Bihar, Rajasthan, Assam, Haryana, and Madhya Pradesh, they said. Two women […]

Govt asks businesses to register under GST by July 30

New Delhi—The government today asked traders to get registered under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime by July 30. However, traders with turnover of below Rs 20 lakh or those engaged exclusively in the supply of exempted goods or services need not register under the new tax regime which has kicked in from July […]

Legal services provided by advocates covered under GST: CBEC

New Delhi—The tax department on Saturday clarified that legal services provided by advocates are covered under GST but the liability to pay the tax is on theclient. After the Delhi High Court sough clarification whether legal services provided by advocates and law firms will be covered by the reverse charge mechanism under the Goods and Services Tax […]

BMW Motorrad appoints DigitalF5 as its creative marketing agency in India

Gurugram. BMW Motorrad has appointed DigitalF5 to manage its complete creative mandate. DigitalF5 will manage creative, internet, social content and digital media buying. The account will be serviced from DigitalF5’s Delhi office. Mr. Vikram Pawah, President, BMW Group India, said, “The entire BMW brand is emotionally charged by the flair of BMW Motorrad. Today, BMW […]

China fast catching as global economic power, US at top:survey

Washington—China is fast catching up as a global economic power, while the public perception around the world is that the US still remains at the top, according to a new survey in 38 countries. A median of 42 per cent say the US is the worlds leading economy, while 32 per cent name China, Pew […]

War No Solution to Kashmir Crisis: Geelani

Srinagar—Hailing the statement of UN Secretary General, Antonio Guterres in which he has stressed for a peaceful solution of Kashmir dispute through a dialogue, Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday said that Hurriyat Conference also believes that dialogue is the only option for the peaceful resolution of all issues and that a war is neither an […]

RNI to designate PIB offices as Nodal Agencies for circulation verification

New Delhi—The Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (MIB) has decided to designate the Press Information Bureau (PIB) offices in the states as the nodal offices of Registrar of Newspapers for India (RNI) for verification of circulation of the newspapers and periodicals, empanelled with DAVP for release of Government advertisements, in the respective states. As […]

Work on Jammu-Poonch highway upgradation to begin soon

New Delhi—The Border Roads Organization (BRO) has said that work on upgradation of Jammu-Poonch highway as a 4-lane expressway would be taken up soon. This information was given by Director General, BRO Lt Gen S K Shrivastava to the Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Information, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali at a meeting […]

Blacktopping of Mughal Road in full swing

Shopian—District Development Commissioner Shopian, Mohammad Aijaz today inspected ongoing maintenance works especially blacktopping on historical Mughal Road from Shopian to Peer Ki Gali. DDC was accompanied by Executive Engineer Mughal Road Division Shopian. He was apprised that required men and machinery has been put in place for blacktopping and slide clearance on Historic Mughal Road. […]

IGMSY Scheme scandal surfaces in Dooru Anantnag

Anantnag—An officer of integrated child Development Scheme (ICDS) has been accused of embezzlement of funds under Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana IGMSY scheme. Shameema Akhter who is posted as child development project officer (CDPO) in Dooru Anantnag is accused of embezzlement of funds under IGMSY scheme. The matter came to fore after an applicant filed […]