Be An Informer To I-T Department And Earn Up To Rs 5-Crore

NEW DELHI — Sharing “specific information” with the income tax department about any benami transaction or property could earn you up to Rs one crore, while the same for undisclosed black money stashed abroad could fetch up to Rs 5 crore. Besides, the ‘Income Tax Informants Reward Scheme’ has also been amended under which a person […]

GST Collections In May Drop To Rs 94,016 Crore

NEW DELHI — GST collections in May declined to Rs 94,016 crore from over Rs 1.03 lakh crore in April, the Finance Ministry said on Friday. As many as 62.47 lakh businesses filed their summary sales return GSTR-3B in the month of May. The total gross GST revenue collected in May 2018 is Rs 94,016 crore, […]

COMING SOON: ‘Bigger, Better’ Downtown Champions League

SRINAGAR — When Downtown Champions League- a franchise based T-20 tournament- started its journey in 2012, it had a fruitful inception. Its first three seasons brought to the table what T-20 tourney normally does. Top notch cricket, see-saw battles, close finishes, passionate crowds, and, more importantly, unearthing new talents. Players like Manzoor Pandav featured in the […]

JKFA To Conduct 8-day AFC C License Coaching Course

SRINAGAR — Jammu and Football Association is all set to conduct an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) ‘C’ License Certificate Football Coaching Course beginning from June 6, a statement from the association said on Friday. The coaching course will be held under the aegis of All India Football Federation at Synthetic Turf TRC ground, Srinagar. The statement said […]

Del Monte Launches 1 Litre Tetra Pack Fruit Beverages Range In Kashmir

SRINAGAR — FieldFresh Foods Pvt. Ltd, a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises & Del Monte Pacific Limited, has recently launched its range of fruit beverages in the 1-litre tetra pack format under the Del Monte brand, in the Kashmir market today.  With this launch, Del Monte is looking to build on the success of its canned […]

Koreas Hold High-Level Talks Ahead Of Trump-Kim Summit

SEOUL — North and South Korea held high-level talks today to discuss their ongoing efforts to improve ties ahead of a landmark meeting between US President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un. The North-South discussions were originally scheduled for earlier this month but were abruptly called off by Pyongyang in response to a joint US-South Korea […]

Pak's Ex-Chief Justice Nasirul Mulk Takes Oath As Caretaker PM

ISLAMABAD —  Former chief justice Nasirul Mulk today took oath as Pakistan’s seventh caretaker prime minister until general elections on July 25 to oversee the second-ever democratic transition of power in the country ruled by the powerful army for much of its life since it gained independence 70 years ago. President Mamnoon Hussain administered the oath […]

The Prophet’s Sermon On Ramazan

Baihaqi reported on the authority of Salman Al-Farsi (Radhi Allah ‘Anh) that Prophet (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) delivered a sermon on the last day of the month of Sha’ban. In it he (Sallallaahu Alaihi Wasalaam) said, “O, People! The month of Allah (Ramadan) has come with its mercies, blessings and forgiveness. Allah has decreed this month […]

Truce In Valley, Ceasefire On Border. Will Talks Follow?

SRINAGAR — A chorus of statements has emerged from New Delhi about the dialogue with Hurriyat and Pakistan. Though the talk about talks has been ambiguous, as rightly pointed out by Hurriyat, the chorus can’t also be dismissed right away. For it has also been backed up by some improvement in the atmospherics in the relations between […]

Musical Event At Tagore Hall Reinvents Kashmir’s Treasured Cultural Diversity

SRINAGAR — To celebrate the rich cultural diversity of Jammu and Kashmir, a unique musical event was organized at the Tagore Hall in Srinagar where Kashmiri artists lent voice to the poetry written by Kashmiri Pandit scholars in hon­our of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH). The event titled ‘Naatiya Poetry of Kashmiri Pandits’ is the brainchild of Minister […]