It’s Routine; Awaiting 100 More As ‘Replacement’: DGP

SRINAGAR — A day after Union Home Ministry ordered deployment of 100 additional companies of paramilitary Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) in Kashmir, CRPF on Saturday termed it as routine induction and said that there was nothing special in it. “Induction (of forces) is a continuous process and as and when the need is felt […]

2 Militants Killed In Shopian Gunfight

SRINAGAR — A foreigner was among two militants killed in an encounter with government forces at Bonbazar area of south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Saturday. Reports said that a joint team of army’s 23 Para and SOG Shopian laid a siege at Banday Mohalla of Bonbazar area today morning. A police spokesman said that the cordon […]

Ban On Transfer Of Teachers For 2 Months Ordered

SRINAGAR — Advisor to Governor, Farooq Khan Saturday ordered ban on transfer of teachers (including masters and lecturers) in the entire state for at least two months. The decision was taken in this regard during a review meeting of the School Education department chaired by Advisor Farooq Khan, here at Civil Secretariat. Commissioner Secretary Education […]

Nation’s Security Impregnable:Modi

NEW DELHI — Stating that nation’s security was impregnable, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 27 said victory in the Kargil war was a symbol of India’s might and its security will remain impregnable with dedication of the armed forces. Speaking at an event marking 20th anniversary of Kargil war, he said some countries were […]

City Roads: HC Seeks Pending Acquisition Case Details

SRINAGAR — The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Principal District Judge Srinagar to ensure compliance of its order regarding details of pending acquisition cases which hamper widening of important rout stretch in Srinagar. “A direction shall go to the Principal, District Judge, Srinagar to ensure compliance of our order dated 23rd April, 2019 and […]

GST Council Trims Rate On Electric Vehicles, Chargers To 5 Pc

NEW DELHI —  The high-powered GST Council on Saturday decided to reduce the tax rate on electric vehicles (EVs) to 5 per cent from the existing 12 per cent, a move aimed at accelerating the adoption of eco-friendly mobility solutions. The new Goods and Services Tax (GST) rate on EVs will be effective from August […]

‘Rabbit Rearing Can Emerge As Multi-Crore Industry in JK’

SRINAGAR — Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Fisheries Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Saturday said that Rabbit rearing industry can emerge as a multi-crore industry for its wool and meat value in the State. Dr Samoon said this during his tour to Angora Rabbit Farm Wussan in Pattan area of north Kashmir. He said that there is […]

Food Lovers Have a New Address:Grills Bistro & Kitchen At Parraypora

SRINAGAR — The much anticipated culinary project, Grills Bistro & Kitchen, opens its doors for the food lovers of Kashmir on Sunday. The classical fine-dine service located at Parraypora-Baghat was inaugurated on Saturday in the presence of reputed names in the business, media, and entrepreneurial fraternity of Kashmir.  “With its one of a kind ambience, this […]

Governor Inaugurates Hostel, Lecture Block At SKUAST-K

 SRINAGAR — Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said using latest technology would help to increase agricultural productivity and double the farmers’ income in the state. Malik was speaking after inaugurating buildings of Habba Khatoon post-graduate girls hostel and laboratory-cum-lecture block-B of the faculty of horticulture at the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and […]

Workshop Held On ‘Cyber Laws, Cyber Crime’

SRINAGAR — A two-day workshop for Judicial Officers, Investigators, Prosecutors, Law Officers and Officers from Anti Corruption Bureau on ‘Cyber-Laws including Cyber-Crimes, Cyber-Forensics and Cyber-Security’ commenced today at Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA), Mominabad. The workshop is being jointly organized by J&K e-Governance Agency (J&KeGA) and J&K Information Technology Department in collaboration with […]

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