Pak instigating Kashmiri youth to pelt stones during encounters: Vaid

Pak instigating Kashmiri youth to pelt stones during encounters: Vaid

Srinagar: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, S. P. Vaid on Thursday alleged that Pakistan is responsible for instigating the youth of the Kashmir Valley to pelt stones during encounters. “There is misuse of social media by the people who are inimical to the peace of valley and our country. As the encounter starts […]

Police arrest twelve ‘stone pelters’ in Pulwama village

Police arrest twelve ‘stone pelters’ in Pulwama village

Srinagar: Police arrested twelve ‘stone pelters’ in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district during nocturnal raids, sources said on Thursday. SSP Pulwama Mohammad Rayees Bhat confirmed the arrests and said that they were wanted in stone pelting cases. Locals however, alleged that police are making arrests in the south Kashmir district to spread fear ahead of Lok […]

Man kills himself in front of wife in Delhi

Man kills himself in front of wife in Delhi

New Delhi: A 25-year-old man allegedly killed himself in front of his wife following an argument in northeast Delhi’s Nand Nagri area, police said. The couple had got married last month, but the victim started suspecting his wife’s character and they had frequent arguments, they said. The victim, Manoj Kumar, used to often threaten his […]

Parliament passes GST supplementary bills

Parliament passes GST supplementary bills

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has come a step closer to meet its July 1 target of rollout, with the Lok Sabha approving four supplementary legislations. The Central GST Bill, 2017; The Integrated GST Bill, 2017; The GST (Compensation to States) Bill, 2017; and The Union Territory GST Bill, 2017 were […]

Banks asked to report above Rs 10 lakh cash transactions

Banks asked to report above Rs 10 lakh cash transactions

Srinagar: DEO Srinagar/Returning officer for Srinagar-2 Parliamentary Constituency has asked the District Lead Bank Manager (DLBM) to provide daily report regarding cash transactions above Rs 10 lakh at any bank in the district as per the instruction of Election Commission of India (ECI). The said report is to be transmitted to the designated Election Expenditure […]

6 candidates in fray for Anantnag Parliamentary seat

6 candidates in fray for Anantnag Parliamentary seat

Srinagar: According to the Returning Officer, Anantnag-3 Parliamentary Constituency, out of 7 candidates whose nominations were found valid for contesting the bye-elections as per the provisions of the People Representation Act 1951, Mohammad Yaseen Paswal an Independent candidate has withdrawn his candidature Wednesday, the last day of withdrawal of nomination papers. After Paswal’s withdrawal, six […]

New school timing in Kashmir from April 1

New school timing in Kashmir from April 1

Srinagar: According to the Directorate of School Education Kashmir the school timings both in respect of Government as well as recognized private schools within the Municipal limits of Srinagar city, shall be from 9 am to 3 pm from April 01, 2017. While the timing of schools falling outside Srinagar Municipal limits shall be from […]

Militants fire towards police station in south Kashmir

Militants fire towards police station in south Kashmir

Srinagar: Militants on Wednesday evening fired many shots towards police station Yaripora in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district however no one was injured in the incident, police sources said. Local sources told Kashmir Reader that they heard few gunshots around the police station which were followed by intense firing and caused fear among the people. Soon […]

8 candidates file nominations for LC polls

8 candidates file nominations for LC polls

Srinagar: Eight candidates of different political parties, including People Democratic Party (PDP), Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), National Conference (NC) and Indian National Congress (INC) Wednesday filed their nomination papers for Legislative Council elections, an official statement said. The candidates filed the nominations before Assembly Secretary, Mohammad Ramzan in Jammu who is also Returning Officer for […]

JK Police have sold out its conscience: Shah

JK Police have sold out its conscience: Shah

Srinagar: Terming the killing of three civilians in Chadoora as “extremely sad and inhuman”, the incarcerated chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah on Wednesday urged the people across the world to raise voice against the unabated killings in Kashmir. He also slammed the state police for intercepting the ambulance carrying the slain […]

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