Curfew, restrictions cost fruit business Rs 900 crore

Curfew, restrictions cost fruit business Rs 900 crore

SRINAGAR: Curfew and restrictions in the Valley have caused a loss of Rs 900 crore to fruit growers, the chairman of the Fruit Growers’ Union in Kashmir said on Friday. Bashir Ahmad Bashir told Kashmir Reader that fruit growers had suffered heavy losses as this was the peak season for export of fruits from the […]

Two-wheeler sales zoom in ongoing uprising

Two-wheeler sales zoom in ongoing uprising

SRINAGAR: The two-wheeler market is booming amid all the booming guns in Kashmir. Dealers of scooters and bikes say that customer are coming in large numbers to ride home on new two-wheelers. While most trading activity in Kashmir is sliding down, bike dealers say they have achieved good sales, but most of them without the […]

Pak PM says will continue support to Kashmir

Pak PM says will continue support to Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif on Friday said the Federal Government would extend all out support to PaK government in its endeavors to serve the people, even as he reiterated his support to Kashmir. According to a Radio Pakistan report, Sharif, while talking to PaK President Masood Khan in Islamabad, congratulated him for […]

Bemina Coordination Committee urges legislators to resign

Bemina Coordination Committee urges legislators to resign

Srinagar: The Bemina Coordination Committee of Mosques and Mohallas strongly condemned the action of government forces in the locality on Thursday morning on the eve of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s visit. According to a statement, instead of putting a balm on people’s wounds, the government forces resorted to beating, intimidation, teargas shelling and pepper […]

All party delegation to Kashmir likely in first week of September

All party delegation to Kashmir likely in first week of September

New Delhi: An all party Parliamentary delegation is likely to visit Jammu and Kashmir in the first week of September and meet a cross section of people, amidst the ongoing uprising in Kashmir Valley. Government will consult all political parties before finalising an itinerary for the tour aimed at restoring peace in the Kashmir Valley, […]

No fun meeting Delhi unless it reaffirms plebiscite promise: Bar

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association said that there was no fun meeting any delegation from New Delhi unless the country reaffirms its promise of holding plebiscite under the auspices of United Nations. “Government of India should fulfill its pledge and promise of holding a plebiscite in the State of J&K, under the auspices of […]

AIP submits memorandum to HM, asks for plebiscite

Srinagar: Awami Itihad Party led by MLA Langate, Abdul Rashid, presented a memorandum to India’s home minister Rajnath Singh, asking him to hold plebiscite in both parts of Kashmir. In a statement issued here, AIP said its deputation held 40 minute-long meeting with Singh on Thursday and Rashid made it clear that seeking right to […]

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