Clashes After 2 Militants Killed in Pulwama Encounter

Srinagar—Two militants were killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in Tahab village of Pulwama district in South Kashmir on Sunday.  “A joint team of army, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Tahab village following specific inputs about the presence of some militants,” said a police official . As such the forces reached near […]

2 Militants Killed in Pulwama Gunfight

Srinagar—Two militants were killed in an encounter between government forces and militants in Tahab village of Pulwama district in South Kashmir on Sunday.  “A joint team of army, SOG and CRPF cordoned off Tahab village following specific inputs about the presence of some militants,” said a police official . As such the forces reached near […]

Cong shifts 44 Gujarat-MLAs to B’luru to fend off BJP’s ‘poaching’ attempts

Ahmedabad—The Congress has sent 44 of its legislators to a resort outside Bengaluru to fend off “poaching” attempts by the BJP ahead of the August 8 Rajya Sabha polls in Gujarat, a senior party leader said. Of the 57 Congress MLAs in the state, from where senior party leader Ahmed Patel is contesting, six resigned […]

Syria army at gates of Daesh-held town on road to east: monitor

Beirut—The Syrian Army has reached the last extremist-held town on the road to its besieged garrison in the east, a monitoring group said on Friday. Government forces are on the outskirts of Sukhneh, some 70 kilometres northeast of the famed ancient city of Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The town is the […]

IL&FS bags Rs 4899-crore Zojila tunnel project in rebidding

New Delhi— IL&FS Transportation Saturday said it has emerged as the lowest bidder for Rs 4,899 crore Zojila pass tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir. Last year, the Road Transport and Highways Ministry had ordered “rebidding” for the project awarded to IRB Infrastructure. The project aims at providing all-weather connectivity between Kashmir valley and Ladakh, which […]

July 31 remains deadline for filing income tax returns, says CBDT

New Delhi—Amid reports of an extension of the last date to file for Income Tax returns, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) on Saturday while denying the same said no such proposal was made. The last date of filing returns, the chamber clarified would remain as July 31, while urging taxpayers to ensure complete […]

Awareness camp for Budgam artisans held

Srinagar—A day long on spot registration-cum-awareness camp was organized by Department of Handicrafts at Nagam Chadoora in Budgam for providing on the spot registrations to eligible artisans of different crafts. Large number of artisans form adjacent habitations participated in the camp to obtain registrations which is prerequisite for availing benefits under various central/state sponsored schemes. […]

Khyber ad campaign gets 6 lakh views on Facebook

Srinagar—Khyber Cements, the largest cement brand in the Valley which released a new campaign this Eid has received an overwhelming response. The campaign which has been conceptualised and executed by J Walter Thomson , the largest ad company in the country, consists of a 90 second commercials , print and outdoor media. The ad film […]

Ton up Anwar Masoodi powers Victoria Kupwara to another round

Srinagar—After having a rest day on Friday, State Cricket Academy T-20 Championship returned to action Saturday with as many as ten matches played across five districts of Kashmir, a statement from J&K SSC’s media cell said. In Central Kashmir Ganderbal district, Valley Hunks beat Vadiye Kashmir comprehensively by 73 runs. Batting first Hunks made a […]

Cyclists castigate Sports Council for granting costly cycle to a govt employee

Srinagar—Cyclists that include top cyclist of Kashmir, Mohammad Akber Khan have questioned J&K State Sports Council’s move of granting imported cycle to ‘Government employee and out of competition cyclist as sponsorship. Sports Council recently granted imported cycle worth more than Rs 2-lakhs who works in Department of Youth Services and Sports (DYSS) and according to […]

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