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Police foil anti-US protests in Kashmir

Police foil anti-US protests in Kashmir

Srinagar: Amid restrictions in parts of Srinagar city, authorities on Friday didn’t allow Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Molvi Umar Farooq to address Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid here in Srinagar and placed him under house arrest at his Nigeen based residence. Authorities disallowed congregational Friday prayers at the Jamia Masjid. All gates of […]

Shutdown against GST implementation today: Kashmir Traders

Shutdown against GST implementation today: Kashmir Traders

Srinagar: Traders in Kashmir have called for a shutdown against the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime even as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s government is facing growing opposition to the reforms from political parties, traders and pro-freedom leaders. Finance Minister Dr Haseeb Drabu thinking otherwise is keen to implement the new regime saying that traders […]

JK will suffer crippling losses without GST: Jaitley

JK will suffer crippling losses without GST: Jaitley

Srinagar: With Jammu and Kashmir government still undecided on rolling out the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state from July 1, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday that the border state stood to suffer major losses if it does not implement GST. “J&K (sic) has a different system because of the […]

Protesting traders already in possession of PIN to continue business opns under GST

Protesting traders already in possession of PIN to continue business opns under GST

Srinagar: At a time when traders are up in arms against the implementation of Goods and Tax Services (GST) regime in Jammu and Kashmir, over 40,000 traders from State have already secured Provisional Identification Number and Password to facilitate their continuation of business operations under Goods and Service Tax. “PIN and Password have been provided […]

Again, Govt calls for Assembly session on GST

Again, Govt calls for Assembly session on GST

Srinagar: The government has 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 again 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 […]

Restrictions in Srinagar parts today: Official

Restrictions in Srinagar parts today: Official

Srinagar: Authorities on Friday imposed restrictions in Srinagar areas falling under the jurisdiction of five police stations while the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) protested against the US decision of designating Hizb-ul-Mujahideen Chief, Syed Salah-ud-din as global terrorist. An official said that the restrictions under section 144 CrPc were imposed in the Srinagar areas […]

CM for monitoring, evaluating mechanism for ongoing dev projects

CM for monitoring, evaluating mechanism for ongoing dev projects

Srinagar: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Friday underscored the need for putting in place a project monitoring apparatus to evaluate the completion pace, funding and quality assurance of ongoing developmental projects in the State. The Chief Minister made these remarks while chairing a meeting to review some key infrastructural projects in the State. Mehbooba Mufti said […]

Restriction continues on separatists in Kashmir

Restriction continues on separatists in Kashmir

Srinagar: Chairmen of both the factions of the Hurriyat Conference (HC) Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Mirwaiz Moulvi Umar Farooq and Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Mohammed Yasin Malik remained under house arrest in Kashmir. Meanwhile, about half a dozen other separatist leaders have also been put under house arrest while several others are […]

Chakkan da Bagh traders meet CM

Chakkan da Bagh traders meet CM

Srinagar: A deputation of traders of Trade Facilitation Centre (TFC), Chakkan da Bagh, Poonch met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here Friday and demanded regularisation of trading at the TFC and stopping the practice of fake trading activities there. The deputation was led by MLA, Poonch, Shah Muhammad Tantray. The deputation demanded encouraging the genuine […]

Woman injured on LoC at Uri

Srinagar: A woman injured when Pakistan resorted to shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) at Uri in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Official sources said Pakistani Rangers resorted to heavy shelling targeting forward posts and border villages along the LoC in Uri sector this morning. They said one woman, identified as Shakeela Begum, was […]

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