Govt rolls out populist Budget, Highlights

Govt rolls out populist Budget, Highlights

Finance Minister terms it a potential game-changer I Rs80,213 cr to be spent in next fiscal Non-commercial vehicles not to pay toll at Lakhanpur,  Tax on commodities up by 25%; 12 specific items exempted In its first post-GST Budget, the...
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Valley shivers at -6.2°C, water bodies freeze, No Rain, Snow till January 14

Valley shivers at -6.2°C, water bodies freeze, No Rain, Snow till January 14

The weather in the summer capital continued to remain below -6°C for the third consecutive day, giving a tough time to residents. Though the weather is predicted to remain dry for the week, the mercury further dropped in Srinagar. Officials...
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Ruckus marks start of Budget session, Govt faces Opposition heat over civilian killings

Ruckus marks start of Budget session, Govt faces Opposition heat over civilian killings

The budget session of the legislature began on a stormy note on Tuesday, with opposition parties interrupting the governor NN Vohra’s address to the joint sitting of legislators and also staging a walkout against civilian killings and “mis-governance” in...
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Tassaduq takes oath as minister, ‘Will try to fulfill my father’s dreams’

Tassaduq takes oath as minister, ‘Will try to fulfill my father’s dreams’

Tassaduq Hussain Mufti, brother of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, took oath as a Cabinet minister at a ceremony held at Raj Bhawan here on Thursday morning. A three-time MLA and former minister Javaid Mustafa Mir was also re-inducted as a...
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Six countries call for Kashmir Solution in accordance with UN Security Council

Six countries call for Kashmir Solution in accordance with UN Security Council

The Kashmir issue needs a peaceful resolution in accordance with the UN Security Council to ensure global and regional peace and stability, according to a joint declaration signed here by six countries, including Russia and China. Speakers from the parliaments...
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Gov nominates Tassaduq Mufti as MLC, enters council on seat vacated by Vikramaditya

Gov nominates Tassaduq Mufti as MLC, enters council on seat vacated by Vikramaditya

In exercise of powers Governor NN Vohra, exercising powers vested in him under sub-section (6) of Section 50 of the J&K Constitution, has nominated Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s brother Tassaduq Hussain Mufti as a Member of the state Legislative Counci...
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Swine Flu : With 5 more deaths at SKIMS toll rises to 21

Swine Flu : With 5 more deaths at SKIMS toll rises to 21

Five more patients have died of H1N1 influenza at Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura, taking the death toll of people killed by the Swine Flu to 21. Confirming the deaths, official sources at SKIMS told Kashmir Post that...
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Jammu corners 70% slots in KAS results, none from Kashmir in top 10

Jammu corners 70% slots in KAS results, none from Kashmir in top 10

The Public Service Commission on Monday declared the results of J&K Combined Civil Services Examination (KAS) 2014 in which a Surankote boy, Anjum Bashir Khan Khattak, secured the top position. In the selection list no candidate from the Kashmir Valley...
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Don’t add fuel to fire, bring Kashmir closer to India :Mehbooba Mufti to Media

Don’t add fuel to fire, bring Kashmir closer to India :Mehbooba Mufti to Media

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today asked the media to get Kashmiris closer to the rest of India rather than adding “fuel to the fire”. She was speaking at the three-day-long “India Ideas Conclave 2017” organised by th...
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Five soldiers feared trapped in snow, National highway remains closed for third consecutive day

Five soldiers feared trapped in snow, National highway remains closed for third consecutive day

Five soldiers feared trapped in snow Kashmir freezes at sub-zero temperatures Flight operations remain suspended at Srinagar Jammu-Srinagar highway remains closed for third consecutive day Five soldiers went missing in two separate snow-linked incidents near t...
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