Restrictions in Srinagar parts to continue on Saturday

Restrictions in Srinagar parts to continue on Saturday

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday said that restrictions under Sec 144 will remain imposed in five police station areas of Srinagar city on Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Lone told Kashmir Reader that restrictions will be imposed in areas under five police stations including Khanyar, Nowhatta, Rainawari, MR Gunj and Safakadal “as a precautionary measure”. […]

Many injured during clashes in Shopian village

Many injured during clashes in Shopian village

Srinagar: Several youth sustained injuries during clashes in a Shopian village on Friday evening. Sources said that government forces launched Cordon And Search Operation (CASO) in Shirmal village in south Kashmir after input about the presence of militants. They said that locals hit the streets and pelted rocks on forces soon after they started search […]

KTMF calls for Kashmir bandh tomorrow

KTMF calls for Kashmir bandh tomorrow

Srinagar: Kashmir Traders and Manufacturing Federation led by Muhammad Yasin Khan on Friday called for a Kashmir Bandh on Jul 1 against the government’s ‘imminent decision’ of implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state. Addressing a presser here, Khan who was accompanied by several traders said that they will also hold a […]

Govt calls special assembly session on GST

Govt calls special assembly session on GST

Srinagar: The government Friday again called a five-day session of Assembly to discuss the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state. The session has been called as no consensus was evolved in the two meetings of All Party Consultative Group which was set up by the government under the chairmanship of PDP […]

GST implementation a ‘tamasha’: Rahul Gandhi

GST implementation a ‘tamasha’: Rahul Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi Friday dubbed the implementation of GST as a “tamasha”, saying the reform was being rushed through in a “half-baked” manner as a “self-promotional spectacle”. Gandhi, currently abroad on a holiday, hit out at the government, accusing it of being “insensitive” for rolling out GST without planning, foresight and […]

Girl washed away in flash floods in Doda

Girl washed away in flash floods in Doda

Bhaderwah: A girl, suffering from polio, was feared drowned while her three friends were rescued after they were washed away in flash floods in Neeru River in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district. The Four girl students, who had gone to meet their friend at Butla village last night were returning this morning, Executive Magistrate Bhadarwah […]

Hit and run case; involved sentenced to 2 years imprisonment

Hit and run case; involved sentenced to 2 years imprisonment

Srinagar: The Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Awantipora has convicted a man involved in hit and run case on the Highway in Awantipora, a police statement said on Friday. Court of Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Awantipora with Miss Fozia Paul in chair, after hearing Khurshid Ahmad Sr. Prosecuting Officer for the state and counsel convicted a […]

Srinagar man dies in Pahalgam

Srinagar: A man was found dead in tourist resort of Pahalgam in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Friday. A police official told Kashmir Reader that tourist guide identified as Mohammad Yaqoob Kawa son of Ali Mohammad Kawa resident of Bemina Srinagar died due to heart attack. The body was later handed over to the concerned […]

India, Pak troops exchange fire in Uri

India, Pak troops exchange fire in Uri

Srinagar: A lady was injured after Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged firing in Uri sector along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Friday. Defence sources said that Pakistan Army violated ceasefire along the LoC in Uri. “The Indian Army is also retaliating to the firing strongly,” they said. Pertinently after every […]

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