Govt tendering favours outside contractors in Projects, Works: FCIK

Govt tendering favours outside contractors in Projects, Works: FCIK

Federation Chambers of Industries Kashmir (FCIK) on Monday said that state government is inviting tenders on different projects and works in such a manner that for the majority of works only outside state contractors qualify. It said the promises made...
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KEA calls for UN Chalo on August 6 over Article 35A Row

KEA calls for UN Chalo on August 6 over Article 35A Row

A faction of Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) has given Kashmir Bandh and UN Chalo call on August 6 against the hearing on Article 35A. KEA chairman Mohammed Yousef Chapri while addressing the media here in Srinagar said they would fight...
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Srinagar airport gets IAF approval night flights to start soon

Srinagar airport gets IAF approval night flights to start soon

The Indian Air Force (IAF) has given the permission to start night-landing operations at the Srinagar airport while the installation of runway lights by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is in its advanced stage of completion. This information was...
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Poland couple remarries in Srinagar: “Love Everything About Kashmir”

Poland couple remarries in Srinagar: “Love Everything About Kashmir”

Inspired by the rich culture of Kashmir Valley, a couple from Poland, hosted their wedding reception at banks of river Jhelum in Srinagar. The ceremony, that took place on Saturday, was held according to Kashmiri customs. The couple, Bata and...
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Handcarts of street vendors ablaze in Soura by security forces

Handcarts of street vendors ablaze in Soura by security forces

Police and paramilitary forces Wednesday set the handcarts of five vendors of Soura ablaze along with their merchandise and cash boxes, locals and eyewitnesses said. They said youth were engaging Police and paramilitary forces in stone-throwing ding-dong battl...
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Mission Impossible or Mission Kashmir? Tom Cruise visits the Valley in MI 6

Mission Impossible or Mission Kashmir? Tom Cruise visits the Valley in MI 6

Hollywood icon Tom Cruise along with his Mission Impossible team lands in Kashmir to stop a sinister plot. Before you jump the gun, that’s how India finds a place in the narrative of the upcoming Mission: Impossible – Fallout. From...
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‘Valley Weekends’ set to return from tomorrow

‘Valley Weekends’ set to return from tomorrow

The Tourism Department will be resuming ‘Valley Weekends’, which will have cultural and sports activities for tourists and locals from the wee hours to the evenings, from Saturday. An official of the Tourism Department said ‘Valley Weekends’ will be he...
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Centre must step in to check rising airfares: PDP

Centre must step in to check rising airfares: PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday asked the state and the Central governments to take immediate measures for addressing the skyrocketing air fares to Kashmir during peak tourist season. In a statement issued here, PDP general secretary Mansoor Hu...
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GST roll-out hit industrial production, forced employee layoffs: FCIK

GST roll-out hit industrial production, forced employee layoffs: FCIK

Appalled by ‘callous’ performance of government departments, the Federation Chamber of Industries Kashmir claimed that rollout of Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime has hit Kashmir industry badly resulting in huge employee layoffs and compounding employme...
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Reduce GST on Almond Kernels: CII

Reduce GST on Almond Kernels: CII

A delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on Friday apprised Minister for Finance, Labour and Employment Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari about various issues being faced by industries. Bukhari assured the delegation that the government would take...
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