NEET (PG)-2018 exam: CM writes to Union Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Sgr

NEET (PG)-2018 exam: CM writes to Union Health Minister, seeks exam centre at Sgr

Jammu: Taking cognizance of the problems flagged by concerned candidates due to non-availability of a NEET (PG) examination centre at Srinagar, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded with Centre for establishment of an examination centre for the coming examination. In her communication to union Health & Family Welfare Minister, J P Nadda, the Chief Minister […]

Dalgate locals stage protest against liquor trade

Dalgate locals stage protest against liquor trade

Srinagar: The locals from tourist hub Dalgate Friday raised voice against the presence of liquor shops in their neighbourhood and protested on Boulevard road with the demand to immediately remove them. Eyewitnesses said that a large number of people shortly after the culmination of Friday congregational prayers assembled on Boulevard road in Dalgate Srinagar and […]

KVJA holds elections: Bashir Lone elected as president

KVJA holds elections: Bashir Lone elected as president

Srinagar: Kashmir Video Journalists Association (KVJA) Friday held it’s general body elections in Srinagar, to ensure free and fair process, some senior journalists were invited to supervise the process. Bashir Lone of New Delhi based Television news channel (CNN News 18) was elected as president of the Video Journalist Association (KVJA), Fayaz Ahmed Latha of […]

DCF Srinagar directs Indigo airlines to pay Rs 47000 for missing baggage

DCF Srinagar directs Indigo airlines to pay Rs 47000 for missing baggage

Srinagar, Nov 10: The District Consumer Forum (DCF), Srinagar, has directed Indigo Airlines to pay Rs 47,000 to a passenger who lost his luggage during Delhi to Srinagar travel five years ago. The Airlines has been directed to pay the amount within one month failing which, the amounts shall carry interest at the rate of […]

SC to hear PIL to treat two ECs on par with CEC on Dec 1

SC to hear PIL to treat two ECs on par with CEC on Dec 1

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Friday ordered that a copy of a plea seeking treatment of two Election Commissioners on par with the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) in the matter of removability, be served upon the poll panel. A bench of Chief Justices Dipak Misra and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud listed […]

India, China likely to hold border talks next month

India, China likely to hold border talks next month

Beijing: India and China are expected to hold the next round of talks on border issues as well as on other bilateral topics next month, the first between the two countries after Chinese President Xi Jinping began his second term as the chief of the ruling Communist party. The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying […]

GST Council cuts taxes on about 175 items from 28%

GST Council cuts taxes on about 175 items from 28%

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday decided to slash rates on more than 175 items, reducing taxes on these from the existing 28 percent in one of the biggest tax reductions since the new system kicked-in from July 1. The council, which is currently meeting in Guwahati, has decided to […]

Prompt Response

Prompt Response

Jammu and Kashmir government taking cognizance of the non-availability of a NEET (PG) examination centre at Srinagar, is a welcome step. The medical students who appear for postgraduate exams have to travel outside the state for appearing in the exams. The J&K government had assured the doctors that matter would be looked into and NEET […]

SC refuses plea seeking minority status for Hindus

SC refuses plea seeking minority status for Hindus

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain the plea seeking minority status for Hindus in several states. The apex court asked the petitioner to approach the National Commission for Minorities. The plea was filed by Delhi Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and lawyer Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay. The plea stated that minority rights […]

Police vehicle attacked on Srinagar-Jammu NH

Police vehicle attacked on Srinagar-Jammu NH

Srinagar: Militants today attacked a police vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund, police said. No one was injured in the attack. The militants fired at the police vehicle, which was on its way to Jammu from Srinagar, near Bonigam in Kulgam district, a police official said. Security forces have cordoned off the area […]

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