Meet This Lady-Doctor Who Turned To Writing to Express Pain of Kashmiris

Tell us about yourself       I Saba Shafi Makhdoomi am a thirty year old doctor, a pathologist by specialization. I was born and brought up in Kashmir. I did my schooling from the Presentation Convent Higher Secondary School, Rajbagh, which happens to be also a place where my parents’ home is. I did my medical education […]

GST Council forms panel to oversee technical glitches in filing returns

New Delhi—The GST Council on Saturday formed a five-member ministerial panel to oversee the technical glitches that the tax filing portal was increasingly encountering. The return filing date deadline of GSTR-1 for July, that was to end on Sunday, has also been extended by a month till October 10. In view of taxpayers increasingly complaining […]

Kashmir produces 11600 litres of milk per day

Srinagar—Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice, Abdul Haq convened a meeting to review the implementation of UMEED scheme in the Kashmir province here Saturday. While addressing the meeting, the Minister directed the concerned officials to ensure that all the developmental schemes are executed efficiently so that benefits of the same reach […]

JK participates in IATO Convention in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneshwar—The Department of Tourism participated in the 33rd Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) Annual Convention, which commenced from September 7 and will conclude on September 10, 2017 at Mayfair Convention Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha. The business-to-business event focussed on re-inventing tourism sector in India with the theme ‘Indian Tourism – Time to reinvent ourselves’. Over 1200 delegates from […]

ISIS Flags in Srinagar: Govt Orders Prosecution of 9 Srinagar Youth

Srinagar: Notwithstanding its continuous denial on Daesh (ISIS) presence in Jammu and Kashmir, the state government has silently ordered prosecution of nine youths from Srinagar for raising Daesh flag in Jamia Masjid three years ago.    The flag was hoisted in the premises of historic Jamia Masjid on 17 October 2014 following which police registered […]

CJ asks law enforcers to be extra cautious while dealing with juveniles

Srinagar—Justice Madan B Lokur, Judge Supreme Court of India today inaugurated 2-day State Roundtable Conference on Implementation of Jammu and Kashmir Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children)Act 2013 at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) here. The Conference is being jointly organized by Juvenile Justice Committee of the Supreme Court of India and Juvenile Justice […]

Govt accepted defeat by detaining Hurriyat leaders: Rashid

Srinagar—Awami Ittehad Party (AIP) Er Rasheed on Saturday said that the government has accepted defeat by detaining Hurriyat leaders who were scheduled to fly to New Delhi for a sit-in protest. Speaking on the sidelines of a function in Kupwara, Rasheed said the state government stands “widely exposed” by detaining Hurriyat leaders. “Yesterday, the state […]

Andrabi pays glowing tributes to Hazrat Usman Ghani (RA)

Srinagar—Minister of State for Hajj & Auqaf, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi Saturday said that Third Islamic Caliph, Hazrat Usman Ghani (RA) had immensely contributed to Islam by compiling the Holy Quran. While paying tributes to Hazrat Usman (RA) on the eve of His Martyrdom Day, the Minister said that he was bestowed with the title […]

Illegal-construction galore in Green-Belt:‘Can’t stop people due to lack of manpower’

Srinagar—In a blatant violation of Court rules prohibiting constructions in green belt area of Nishat, Shalimar and Harwan tourist resorts, illegal constructions have been coming up right under the nose of State authorities within 70-80 meters of red line. Locals of the area alleged that the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) officials are in […]

250 kanals bhang cultivation destroyed at Shopian 

Shopian—on the directions passed by the District Development Commissioner Shopian,  Mohammad Aijaz,  district administration Shopian  Saturday conducted a drive against bung cultivation. The team was headed by Tehsildar Zainapora Shakeel Ahmad. It was stated that bung  cultivation spread over 250 kanals of land at village Mela-hura(vanduna), Zainapora was destroyed during the drive. Tehsildar Zainapora has […]

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