Date for filing GST returns, tax payment extended

Srinagar: The last date for filing returns and payment of taxes under the GST regime has been extended by five days. The cut-off for filing maiden GST returns for July was scheduled to end today. The returns can now be filed till the 25th of this month. In a statement, the Finance Ministry said that […]

‘Fund squeeze’ has made it ‘difficult’ for resistance leaders to gather 25-50 people: Defence Minister

‘Fund squeeze’ has made it ‘difficult’ for resistance leaders to gather 25-50 people: Defence Minister

Srinagar: India’s Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said that “demonetisation, crackdown by National Investigation Agency have made it difficult” for resistance leadership of Jammu and Kashmir to “carry on their activities”. “Post demonetisation and NIA crackdown on separatists’ foreign funding, they have been starved of funds.” he said according to news website, OneIndia. While […]

File justifying Article 35A goes missing from North Block, claims report

File justifying Article 35A goes missing from North Block, claims report

Srinagar: A 63-year-old file containing legal opinion on Article 35A has vanished from North Block’s high-security vaults at a time the provision, which grants special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir, faces a legal challenge to its constitutionality. Kolkatta based The Telegraph reported on Sunday that the 1954 file contained the […]

NIA’s name sends fear down the spine: Home Minister

NIA’s name sends fear down the spine: Home Minister

Srinagar: Incidents of stone-pelting have reduced in Jammu and Kashmir “due to the role” of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. He said the incidents of Naxalism, terrorism and extremism have also seen a downward trend in the last three years. “You have seen role of the NIA in […]

Shopian student’s body handed over to family

Shopian: A college going student was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in South of Kashmir on Sunday. Police said that a bullet riddled body was recovered in Shopian district this morning. There was no report of any assailant till filing of this story. The body had bullet marks, police said. The slain body was identified […]

Mysterious blast near BJP office Srinagar creates panic

Mysterious blast near BJP office Srinagar creates panic

Srinagar: A mysterious blast near the office of ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) created panic at Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar on Saturday evening. A police official told news agency GNS that a mysterious explosion near J-2 quarter which houses BJP office at Jawahar Nagar resulted in fear and panic in the area. He said […]

One killed, four injured as Kupwara mosque wall collapses

One killed, four injured as Kupwara mosque wall collapses

Srinagar: One person was killed and four others were injured when one wall of a mosque suddenly fell down during its dismantling at Lolab area of Kupwara in north Kashmir. Witnesses told news agency Global News Service (GNS) that locals of Mir Mohalla were dismantling the mosque when one of its walls collapsed. Five persons […]

116 stranded PaK residents to be sent back on Aug 21

116 stranded PaK residents to be sent back on Aug 21

Poonch/Jammu: As many as 116 PaK residents, stranded here for over a month due to the closure of the Poonch-Rawalakot cross-LoC bus service, will return home via the Kaman crossing point in Baramulla on Monday. Three Indians, stranded in Pakistan-administered-Kashmir (PaK), will also return the same day, Trade Facilitation Officer (TFO), LoC Trade Poonch, Mohammad […]

Suspected militants shoot and kill PDP activist in Anantnag

Suspected militants shoot and kill PDP activist in Anantnag

Srinagar: Suspected militants Saturday killed a ruling PDP activist in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district, sources said. A PDP activist, Ishaq Parray son of Abdul Gani a resident of Ugjan Dialgam in Anantnag district was shot and injured critically. He was shifted to District Hospital Anantnag where he succumbed to his injuries, they said. Hospital sources […]