Cabinet clears GST supplementary legislations

Cabinet clears GST supplementary legislations

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Monday approved four legislations to implement the Goods and Services Tax (GST), ahead of their introduction in Parliament this week to enable roll out of the tax reform from July 1. Approval of the bills by Parliament and a separate one by all state assemblies will complete the legislative […]

AIP not to participate in Lok Sabha by-polls

AIP not to participate in Lok Sabha by-polls

Srinagar: AIP Monday announced that party will not participate in upcoming parliamentary by-elections for Anantnag and Srinagar seats. Announcing party decision at a press conference AIP supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed said that though the Party strongly believes in democratic process and the available forums including assembly and parliament are the best places to […]

India, Pak start Indus Water talks in Islamabad

India, Pak start Indus Water talks in Islamabad

Islamabad: Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting which began in Islamabad on Monday after a gap of nearly two years. The 10-member Indian delegation led by Indus Water Commissioner PK Saxena held a close door meeting with the Pakistani side which was headed […]

Nazir Khan of PDP files nomination for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat

Nazir Khan of PDP files nomination for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat

Srinagar: Soon after Dr Farooq of National Conference (NC) filed his nomination papers for the Srinagar, Parliamentary constituency Monday, Nazir Ahmad Khan of the ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP) also filed his nomination papers at the office of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar. Khan was accompanied by senior PDP leaders Muzaffar Hussain Beig and Imran Ansari. The […]

Accompanied by Karra, Farooq files nomination papers

Accompanied by Karra, Farooq files nomination papers

Srinagar: Accompanied by his son former chief minister, Omar Abdullah, National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Monday filed his nomination for Srinagar Lok Sabha seat at the office of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar. Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee president G A Mir and Congress leader Tariq Hameed Karra were also with him. Congress and […]

Gilgat Baltistan Row: Pak PM writes to Yasin Malik

Gilgat Baltistan Row: Pak PM writes to Yasin Malik

Srinagar: Pakistan Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that media speculations with regard to Gilgat-Baltistan are a result of either misconceptions or misinterpretations. In a communiqué to Muhammad Yasin Malik, Chairman Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front, a copy of which lies with Kashmir based news agency CNS, Pakistan Prime Minister has said that he […]

Indian clerics who went missing in Pakistan return home

Indian clerics who went missing in Pakistan return home

New Delhi: The two Indian clerics, including the head priest of Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, who went missing in Pakistan last week, returned in New Delhi Monday. Syed Asif Nizami and his nephew Nazim Ali Nizami were welcomed at the airport by their family members and a group of well wishers. Amir Nizami, son of Asif […]

Bus overturns in Sopore, 30 injured

Bus overturns in Sopore, 30 injured

Srinagar: 30 passengers were injured after a bus they were travelling in overturned near Wadoora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Monday. Hospital sources confirmed the injuring of 30 passengers and said 6 of them have been referred to Srinagar for advanced treatment. The accident took place around 10 a.m., when a passengers […]

Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

Kashmir highway through for one-way traffic

Srinagar: Only one-way traffic will continue on the highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the world, and vehicles will ply from Srinagar to Jammu on Monday. Meanwhile, major snow clearance operation has been launched to restore road communication with dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including those near the […]

Overwhelming response to CUK admission process

Overwhelming response to CUK admission process

Srinagar: Out of over 6000 students who had applied for admission to 5-year integrated programmes in Sciences and Law for the upcoming academic session in the Central University of Kashmir (CUK), 95 per cent appeared in the Central University of Kashmir Admission Test (CUKAT-2017) held on Sunday. The test was conducted for the first time […]