GST Network Releases Prototype Of Simplified Return Filing System

NEW DELHI — GST Network on Wednesday released a demo tool for the new and simplified return filing form which will be launched sometime later in the year. The prototype available on webportal gives stakeholders a feel of what the new return filing system will look like. GSTN also sought stakeholder feedback on the proposed […]

Arise Hyundai Launches India’s First Fully Connected SUV–‘VENUE’

SRINAGAR — Arise Hyundai, the Valley’s leading Hyundai Dealer, Wednesday launched India’s first fully Connected SUV – Hyundai VENUE. The Hyundai VENUE has been designed to offer Solid Road Presence, Refreshing Driving Experience and Seamless Connectivity with Hyundai Blue Link. The Car Unveiling is done by Mr.Shabir Ahmad Cluster Head JK Bank Srinagar & Rafiq […]

Bolton’s War !

The United States of America is no stranger to regime change in Iran. In 1953, Operation Ajax saw the fall of the democratically-elected Mohammad Mosaddegh. He was replaced by the authoritarian Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, setting off a chain of events that would lead to the Iranian revolution in 1979 — not the greatest chapter in […]

Irrelevant Mainstream !

The election to three parliament constituencies has witnessed low to moderate polling. The election to Anantnag constituency which was spread over three phases recorded an overall turnout of a meagre 8.76 per cent. In Srinagar constituency, it was a little higher at around 15 percent and in North Kashmir’s Baramulla constituency the turnout was reasonably […]

Man Evading Arrest For 10 Years Held In Poonch

JAMMU — A man evading arrest after being booked in a criminal case 10 years ago was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Poonch district Wednesday, police said.  Zahid Parvez, a resident of Poonch, was involved in a 2009 case of stolen property, they said. He was later produced before a court, police added.   (PTI)

Sumbal Rape Case: Charge Sheet Will Be Filed Soon, Says Police

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir Police will “soon” file a charge sheet in the Sumbal rape case, officials said Wednesday. Tahir Ahmad Mir was arrested for allegedly raping a three-year-old girl in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. “Police will file the chargesheet in the competent court of law against the accused person soon,” […]

Is Gen Clark’s Prediction Of A US Invasion Of Iran At Hand?

WASHINGTON —The United States is moving to a point of confrontation and crisis with Iran, according to retired US General Wesley Clark. A warning that Iran has been a target of US intentions issued more than a decade ago appears to be moving closer to realization. US President Donald Trump and his hawkish foreign policy […]

Bangladesh Halts Visas For Pakistani Nationals

DHAKA — The Bangladesh High Commission in Islamabad has stopped issuing visas to Pakistani nationals for one week over a fresh diplomatic row, a Bangladeshi official said on Tuesday, amid strained bilateral ties since 2013 when Dhaka decided to hang several of the 1971 war crimes. Last year, Dhaka denied visa to the Pakistan High Commissioner. The Foreign Office […]

Omani Author Jokha Alharthi Wins Man Booker International Prize

LONDON — Omani author Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to win the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for Celestial Bodies, a novel that deals with family connections and history in the coming-of-age account of three sisters. Alharthi’s book beat five other shortlisted novels from Europe and South America to take the prize, which celebrates translated fiction from around the world […]

Prices Of 9 Anti-Cancer Drugs Slashed Up To 87%

NEW DELHI — In a big relief to cancer patients and their families, the retail prices of nine anti-cancer drugs have been reduced by up to 87 per cent by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA).  These nine drugs include commonly used chemotherapy injections to treat lung cancer as well, according to a ToI report. As per […]