Budget Session Of JK Legislature Begins On Stormy Note

Jammu—The Budget session of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislature began on Tuesday on a stormy note as the Opposition staged a walkout during Governor N.N. Vohra’s address to the joint session to protest the alleged failure of the PDP-BJP government on all fronts particularly security. As the Governor was about to begin his address in […]

Govt relaxes norms for rectification of returns under GST

  New Delhi—The Finance Ministry has permitted businesses to rectify mistakes in their monthly returns – GSTR-3B – and adjust tax liability, a move that will help them file correct returns without fear of penalty. This relaxation will give an opportunity to businesses to claim tax credit correctly by rectifying the mistakes made initially while […]

Tassaduq Mufti asks IHM to upgrade syllabus for Tourist Facilitator Program

Srinagar—Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today directed the Institution of Hotel Management (IHM), Rajbagh to upgrade the syllabus for Tourist Facilitator programme on the contemporary lines and asked them to improve the standard of teaching. He said this during the meeting convened to review the tourism-related training programmes taught at IHM, which includes Tourist […]

SKAUST-K organizes workshop on Modern Technologies of Vegetable Production

Srinagar—Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Kashmir (SKAUST) today organized one-day training programme for rural women on ‘Modern Technologies of Vegetable Production’ under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY). The workshop was organised to empower rural women by educating them about the modern technologies being employed in vegetable production to help them strengthen production and boost […]

Triple Talaq bill is unjustified: Geelani

Srinagar—Syed Ali Gee­lani on Monday termed the triple talaq bill and allowing the Muslim women with­out Mehram as unjustified and interference with the religious matters of Muslim community, saying it is also an affront to the Muslim Per­sonal Law. Criminalizing the instant divorce practice and mak­ing it punishable offence is condemnable, Geelani as per the […]

201 militants, 175 force personnel killed in 2017: UJC

Srinagar—United Jihad Council on Monday said that in the year 2017, 201 militants were killed in the Valley. In an e-mailed ‘annual report’ issued to KNS, UJC spokesman quoted its General Secretary, Sheikh Jameel-ur-Rehman said, “the two slain militants including Fardeen Khanday and Manzo­or Ahmad Baba by sacrificing their lives conveyed a messaged to the […]

Lady drug peddler arrested from North Kashmir

Kupwara—Continuing with the special drive of J&K Po­lice to eradicate the drug menace from the society, based on specific information, a lady drug peddler has been arrested along with charas during checking of vehicles at Drugmulla area of North Kashmir’s Kupwara district. The lady has been identified as Mugli Begum wife of Ab­dul Qayoom Khan […]

JKLF remembers Professor Wani on his anniversary

Srinagar—Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), Mohammad Ya­sin Malik Monday said that Sha­heed-I-Danish professor Abdul Ahad Wani was a resourceful personality who through his ex­emplary wisdom and unparallel sacrifices achieved a high place in the history of Jammu Kash­mir. “People like him add to the splendor of nations,” he said. According to the statement, […]

Power woes: Sopore residents block main road

Sopore— Residents of Warpora, Watlab, Hatlangoo and its adjoining areas in north Kashmir’s Sopore Monday took to streets to protest against the prolonged power outages in their areas. Reports said that aggrieved protesting residents blocked Sopore-Bandipora road to register their protest against the con­tinuous power cuts in the areas since last several weeks. The protestors shouted […]

DSEK launches CM’s Super-50 Coaching initiative for civil services aspirants

Srinagar– In a pioneering initiative the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) has, on the directions of the Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, launched CM’s Super-50 Coaching for Civil Services examinations. “The objective of this maiden initiative is to provide free coaching to 50 meritorious students for the national and state-level civil services […]