E-Way Bill To Be Integrated With NHAI’s FASTag To Track GST-Evasion From-April

NEW DELHI — The GST e-way bill system is likely to be integrated with NHAI’s FASTag mechanism from April to help track movement of goods and check GST evasion. The revenue department has set up an officers committee to integrate e-way bill, FASTag and DMIC’s Logistics Data Bank (LDB) services, after consultation with transporters.  “It has come […]

Centre Gives Additional Incentives To J&K To Promote Investments

NEW DELHI — The centre has given additional incentives to Jammu & Kashmir to promote investment in the state, the department of industrial policy and promotion (DIPP) said on Monday. The four incentives — employment incentive, transport incentive, reimbursement of central share of CGST and IGST, reimbursement of central share of income tax – have […]

J&K Bank RSETI Ganderbal Concludes PMEGP Training Programme

SRINAGAR —  Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Rural Self Employment Training Institute Ganderbal concluded 10-day training program of the 86th batch today, wherein 35 unemployed youth from different areas like Ganderbal, Wangat, Chunt Waliwar, Gagangir, Sonamarg participated. Cluster Head Kashmir Central II Farhat Abbass chaired the valedictory session. District Co-coordinator KVIC Riyaz Ahmad, Director RSETI Ganderbal Manzoor Ul […]

Kohli Stars As India Beat Australia By Six Wickets In 2nd ODI

ADELAIDE — Virat Kohli smashed his 39th One-Day International (ODI) century as India claimed a dramatic six-wicket victory over Australia at a sweltering Adelaide Oval on Tuesday to level up the three-match series at 1-1. Skipper Kohli contributed of 104 of his side’s runs as they successfully chased down their victory target of 299 for […]

Finals Of Bayern FC Cup Held At DPS Srinagar

SRINAGAR — The Srinagar leg of Bayern FC Cup – a global inter-school football cup, being held in the state for the first time concluded today.  The final was played between Sanctorum School vs Burn Hall School, Srinagar. Sanctorum seized the day with a solitary goal by Salman and defending their lead till the end. […]

Ice Hockey, Skating Development Camp Concludes At Kargil

KARGIL  — The 10 day Ladakh Ice Hockey and Skating Development Camp 2019 concluded today here at Ice Hockey Rink Bemathang. Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Vikas Kundal was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Councillor Tai Suru Aga Syed Abbass, District Youth Services and Sports Officer Kargil Muhammad Hussain Rehnuma, General Secretary Kargil Ice […]

ISIS in Kashmir: Why the Fascination?

ISIS in Kashmir: Why the Fascination?

In this very brief write up my hope is to dispel some myths about the roots of ISIS and its relevance or irrelevance in the larger Muslim context and how Muslims around the world have responded to  rise of ISIS.

???????Operation All Out Is A Reality

Governor Satya Pal Malik has urged militants to shun militancy and promised them rehabilitation in case they did so. At the same time, he has denied that there was anything like Operation All Out being pursued by the state government in Kashmir.  He called it “a wrong term” to describe the anti-militancy operations in the […]

Army Officer Dies Of Heart Attack In Poonch

JAMMU — A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died Tuesday apparently after suffering a massive heart attack while performing his duty near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The JCO was on duty at a post in Sonawali Gali in Mankote sector when he suddenly fell unconscious on Tuesday […]

Bright Day In Kashmir,Min Temp In Srinagar Minus 5.8 Deg C ?

SRINAGAR — The sun shone bright on Kashmir Valley for the second consecutive day Tuesday as the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir recorded a low of minus 5.8 degrees Celsius, a slight improvement from the previous night’s minus 6.4 degrees Celsius. Qazigund, the gateway town to the Valley in south Kashmir, recorded a low […]