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NC Committed To ‘Regional Autonomy’: Farooq


JAMMU — National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday reiterated that his party was committed to regional autonomy in Jammu and Kashmir, saying it will assuage the urges and aspirations of the people of all the regions “On being given absolute majority in the ensuing elections, National Conference will bring legislation in the first assembly session with regard to regional ...

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Govt issues J&K GST (Removal of Difficulties) order for e-returns


Srinagar: The finance department has issued a Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Services Tax (Removal of Difficulties) order with regard to GST and furnishing of annual returns electronically. “Whereas, in terms of sub-section (1) of section 44 of the Jammu and Kashmir Goods and Service Tax Act, 2017(Act No. V of 2017) (hereafter in this order referred to as the said ...

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Police seize 23 vehicles fine 40 drivers for traffic rule violations in Rajouri


Jammu, Jan 18:  Jammu and Kashmir Police seized 23 vehicles and fined 40 drivers for violations of traffic rules in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, officials said. During a drive, several police teams checked vehicles in the past two days and seized 23 vehicles that were plying on roads without requisite documents, they said. Drivers of 40 other vehicles were ...

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J&K Governor issues diktat for govt employees to attend Republic day ceremony


Srinagar, jan 18: In the run-up to Republic Day, Jammu & Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik has issued a diktat to government employees to attend R-day celebrations. The failure to attend the ceremony would amount to a dereliction of duty and disobedience of government instructions, as per the order. The Jammu and Kashmir administration has made it mandatory for government employees to attend ...

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Lok Sabha polls: CEO convenes meeting with political parties on Jan 18


Srinagar: The Chief Electoral Officer Jammu and Kashmir state have convened a meeting of all political parties in Jammu on January 18 regarding conduction of the Lok Sabha elections in the state. In a letter sent to ten political parties including National Conference, PDP, Congress and BJP, the CEO has also hinted that parliamentary and assembly election may not take place ...

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Police recovers 74 bags of PDS rice, one arrested


Srinagar Police in Srinagar have recovered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which were meant for public distribution and were being illegally sold in the black market. “Acting on a complaint, police post Bemina arrested Bilal Ahmad Nath resident of Bilal Colony Bemina for selling PDS rice after repacking the same in duplicate “Apple brand” bags,” said ...

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Snowfall: Traffic police issues advisory for drivers

Srinagar Following fresh snowfall traffic police, Srinagar on Wednesday issued an advisory. Here is the advisory: Due to snowing, all roads in City Srinagar has become slippery. Commuters are advised to. Drive Slow. Avoid Sudden Brakes. Avoid Fast Turning. Avoid Overtaking. Follow Traffic Rules. Minimize Use Of Two Wheeler. Keep Distance. Meanwhile in another advisory traffic police department said that ...

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JNU sedition case: Politically motivated move for 2019 polls, says Waheed Parra


Srinagar Peoples Democratic Party youth leader Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra on Tuesday reacting on the filing of charge sheet in the 2016 JNU sedition case, in which seven Kashmiris have been named, said that this is clearly a politically motivated move for upcoming elections. These seven are among the ten students, including former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar, ...

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Governor’s remarks paradoxical: Dr Farooq


Srinagar   Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday said that the awful situation in south Kashmir contradicts the recent claims of Governor SP Malik on ‘Operation All-out’. Dr Farooq Abdullah while addressing various delegations at party headquarters Nawa e Subha Srinagar said, “Our party does not work on whims and compulsions. We as a party ...

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