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GST row: Government resorted to ‘treachery’, says JKCC

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Srinagar, July 13: Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee Wednesday while demanding the withdrawal of Presidential Order with regard to Goods and Service Tax asked New Delhi to declare Jammu and Kashmir as Free Economic Zone (FEZ). Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee (JKCC) made these demands during a press conference here in Srinagar. Various traders including Shaqeel Qalandar, Zahoor Ahmed Tramboo, Bashir Ahmed Rather, ...

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Train service again suspended for security reasons in Kashmir

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Srinagar, July 13: Train service has again been suspended for security reasons in the Kashmir valley today, when separatist had called for a general strike on 86th death anniversary of 22 martyrs of 1931, killed during Dogra rule outside the Central Jail, Srinagar. “We have suspended all rail runs in the valley for security reasons,” a railway official said. He said ...

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Police arrested rapist priest in Sunderbani

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Jammu, July 13: Twenty one year old girl resident of Chowki Chora alleged that priest of Nag Devta temple Thandapani Subash Chander son of Mohan Lal resident of Nagara block Sunderbani raped her . Sunderbani police arrested the accused under section 376. Meanwhile , the victim girl told a press conference today that three days ago she came in Nag Devta ...

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Martyrs day : Shutdown in valley

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Srinagar, July 13: The martyrs day is being observed in Kashmir valley today. The separatists have called for a shutdown today. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today morning paid tributes to the people who lost their lives on 13 July 1931 at Mazar-e-Shohda (Martyrs’ Graveyard) in Nowhatta, Srinagar. Speaking to media-men, Chief Minister said: “The ethos of Kashmiriyat was depicted by the ...

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Nishat, Shalimar, Achabal, Cheshmashahi Gardens In J&K Declared Protected Monuments

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Srinagar, July 13: The Government today declared Shalimar Garden Srinagar, Mughal Garden Sahibabad/Jogigund Achabal Anantnag, Cheshmashahi Spring and Garden Srinagar” , Nishat Garden Srinagar as Protected Monument. According to a Government order issued by the Department of Culture and in consonance with the powers conferred under sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the Jammu and Kashmir Heritage Conservation and Preservation Act, ...

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Kabra Takes Over As Chief Electoral Officer JK

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SRINAGAR, JULY 13: Shaleen Kabra, IAS today assumed charge as the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K. He is one of the dynamic & competant officers. Prior to this he had worked on prestegious postings like Commissioner, Education, MD,JKPDC,DC.Kargil etc.. The orders were issued by the Government vide order No. 902-GAD of 2017 dated 12.07.2017.

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JK BJP demands NIA probe into Amarnath terror-attack

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Jammu, July 13: The Jammu and Kashmir BJP has demanded a probe by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) into the July 10 terror attack on Amarnath pilgrims in which seven persons were killed and 19 injured. J-K BJP spokesperson Anil Gupta said that an NIA probe becomes all the more necessary in view of the inputs on public domain. “The local ...

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Militants killed in Budgam gunfight rejected surrender offer: Police

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Srinagar, July 12: Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday said that the three militants killed in a gunfight in Radbugh village of Budgam district rejected the offer to surrender. A spokesman said that Budgam police along with 2 RR launched a cordon and search operation in Redbug area in the jurisdiction of Police Station Magam after specific inputs about the ...

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Prepared to deal with hostile power Pakistan: MoS PMO

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Srinagar, July 12: Union Minister Jitendra Singh Wednesday said New Delhi was prepared to deal with hostile power Pakistan. “Pakistan is a hostile power,” he said addressing a news conference here. However, Singh said New Delhi was prepared to deal with what Islamabad was doing. Downplaying any suggesting of holding talks with Hurriyat leaders, he questioned when one talks of engaging ...

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