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20-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Shifting of Batamaloo Bus Stand:Transporters observe ‘Chakka Jam’

Kashmir Transporters observed ‘Chakka jam’ across Valley against the proposal of shifting of Batmaloo General Bus Stand to Parimpora on the outskirts of Srinagar. The call for ‘chakka jam’ was given by Kashmir Transporters Welfare Association and various traders...

19-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Joint Resistance Leadership calls Kashmir shutdown, UN march on Friday

Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Wednesday called for a shutdown and march to the UN office on Friday, July 21 to protest against the “killings of Kashmiris, especially the genocide of our youth by government forces”.In a statement, the JRL said that they...

19-Jul-2017 Anantang

Parts of Anantnag shut over militants and civilian killing

Life was affected in different parts of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district over the killing of three militants and a civilian in Army firing.Reports said that life limped back to normalcy in the main Anantnag town after yesterdays’ shutdown; however, in other...

17-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Protest : Fair Price employees demand implementation of cabinet order

Jammu Kashmir Fair Price Employees fromConsumer and Public Distribution Department Monday staged a protest in support of their multiple demands at Press Enclave Srinagar.The protesting employees raised anti-government and anti-CAPD Minister slogans. They alleged...

12-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Nunwan base camp market shuts against attack on Yatris

The market in Pahalgam near the Nunwan base camp of the Amarnath yatra Wednesday observed a shutdown to protest against the killing of seven pilgrims."The shops and other business establishments in Pahalgam tourist resort observed a complete shutdown today...

08-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir halts on Burhan’s anniversary

Amid unprecedented clampdown and curfew, an unprecedented shutdown was observed across Kashmir Valley on the first anniversary of popular militant commander Burhan Wani even as the native town of the slain militant remained under the strict vigil and supervision...

08-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Curfew imposed in Kashmir Valley on Wani's death anniversary

Authorities on Saturday imposed curfew at many places and suspended the Amarnath Yatra in the Kashmir Valley to ward off violence on the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.Curfew was imposed in areas under the jurisdiction of five police...

07-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Curfew in Burhan Wani's hometown ahead of death anniversary

Curfew was imposed on Friday in slain Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani's hometown Tral in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district ahead of his first death anniversary.As pro-Burhan Wani posters appeared at many places in south Kashmir districts of Pulwama,...

07-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Authorities block internet, impose restrictions in Kashmir Valley

Authorities on Friday blocked internet and broadband services in the Kashmir Valley and imposed curfew-like restrictions in parts of Srinagar city as separatists have called for protests marking the death anniversary of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani.Wani...

06-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Protest in Srinagar: Contractors accuse BDO of corruption

Contractors here in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district Thursday accused Block Development Officer of demanding commission for every work allotted under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA).Contractors who appeared here in Press Enclave...

05-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Businesses remain shut in Srinagar against GST

Businesses remained shut here in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday as traders and civil society members called for an anti-GST shutdown.The protest shutdown was called against the Goods and Services Tax implementation by the JKCC.The Jammu and Kashmir Coordination...

04-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Police foil traders protest against GST regime

Police on Tuesday foiled traders protest and their march towards Legislative Assembly here in Kashmir capital Srinagar. Scores of traders were detained and lodged into Shaheed Gunj police station.Traders from Kashmir had decided to stage a protest in front...

04-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Ruckus in J&K assembly over Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Noisy scenes by the opposition in the Jammu and Kashmir assembly on Tuesday forced the Speaker to adjourn the House twice as the lawmakers took up the discussion on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) implementation.Opposition MLAs belonging to the National Conference...

04-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Police break up traders' anti-GST sit-in in Srinagar

Police in Srinagar on Tuesday intervened to break a traders' sit-in against the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) outside the legislature complex.The implementation of the GST is being debated at a four-day special session of the legislature...

03-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Landlords stage protest against ‘influential’ government employee

A group of landlords from Shalteng area of Srinagar city Monday staged a protest here in Press Enclave alleging that an ‘influential’ government employee has blocked the road leading towards their agriculture land as a result they are neither unable to...

03-Jul-2017 Srinagar

GST Row: Business fraternity asked to hoist black flags

Jammu Kashmir Coordination Committee- an amalgam of Kashmir-based trade bodies and a civil society Monday warned the government and the legislators against any attempt to introduce or pass any order or a piece of legislation to extend the 101st amendment with...

02-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

The authorities in Jammu and Kashmir imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Sunday to prevent separatist-called protests.Separatist leaders, including Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and Yasin Malik have called for the valley-wide protest...

01-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir shuts against possible implementation of GST regime

Traders across Kashmir Valley observed a complete shutdown against the government proposal to implement Goods and Service Tax regime in the State.Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) and Kashmir Economic Alliance had called for the valley-wide...

01-Jul-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions in Srinagar to prevent anti-GST protests

Authorities have imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar city on Saturday to prevent protests against the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state.Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Federation (KTMF) President Muhammad Yasin Khan has called...

30-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir traders call for shutdown on GST implementation on Saturday

Traders in Kashmir have called for a shutdown against the Goods and Service Tax (GST) regime even as Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s government is facing growing opposition to the reforms from political parties, traders and pro-freedom leaders.Finance Minister...

30-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Police foil anti-US protests in Kashmir

Amid restrictions in parts of Srinagar city, authorities on Friday didn’t allow religious preacher and senior separatist leader Dr Molvi Muhammad Umar Farooq to address Friday congregational prayers at historic Jamia Masjid here in Srinagar and placed him...

30-Jun-2017 Srinagar

KTMF calls for Kashmir bandh tomorrow

Kashmir Traders and Manufacturing Federation led by Muhammad Yasin Khan on Friday called for a Kashmir Bandh on Jul 01 against the government’s ‘imminent decision’ of implementing the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the state.Addressing a presser here, Khan...

30-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Protest : Restrictions imposed in Srinagar

Authorities imposed restrictions in parts of Srinagar on Friday to prevent separatist-called protests.The separatists have called for post Friday prayer protests in the Kashmir Valley against the US administration's decision to declare Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen...

26-Jun-2017 Kupwara

Demonstration in Kupwara after Eid Prayers

On the Holy occasion day Of Muslims Eid-ul-Fitr demonstration  led at various places in Kupwara areas Like Main Town Kupwara and Trehgam Kupwara. Where people took to the streets as after the Eid Prayers and shouted pro freedom slogans. Thousand of...

26-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Clashes in Kashmir after prayers mar Eid

Clashes broke out on Monday between the security forces and stone pelters at several places in the Kashmir Valley after the Eid prayers.At least 10 protesters were injured in the clashes in Anantnag, Sopore, Kulgam, Pulwama and Pattan towns, the state police...

23-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Curbs to foil protests in Kashmir Valley

Authorities imposed restrictions in some areas in this summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday after separatists announced post prayer protests in the Valley."Restrictions under Section 144 have been imposed to maintain law and order in areas falling under...

22-Jun-2017 Srinagar

APSCC protests against Govt order

All Party Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) Thursday staged protest against the government for failing to declare Punjabi as compulsory subject in schools.Scores of APSCC members assembled at Sanatnagar Gurudwara and marched towards the main road to press...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

KCCI not to allow implementation of GST in its present form

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce & Industry (Inc) has resolved that it would not allow the implementation of GST in the State in its present form as it compromises the financial autonomy and special status of the State and for that purpose Chamber will take all...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

ReT’s protest against delay in salaries

The Rehber-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers on Wednesday staged protest against the government for ‘failing to address the woes of teachers’.Hundreds of ReT teachers assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave and chanted slogans like ‘we want justice’.According to KNS...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Association of ISM doctors anguish over delay in salaries

Association of ISM doctors (AID) are up in arms against the administration for ‘failing to release their salaries from past two months’.The president of the association, Dr Muhammad Jamaal told KNS that the salaries of the employees working in the ISM department...

21-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Sikhs protest against Govt for ignoring Punjabi language

A day after government declared Kashmiri, Dogri and Bodhi as compulsory subject in schools, Sikh community representatives said that decision is totally based on vote bank politics and is a humiliating attack on the Punjabi language.The Sikh community...

20-Jun-2017 Srinagar

EJAC (3rd front) protests against Govt

Jammu and Kashmir Employees Joint Action Committee (Third front) Tuesday staged protest against the government for ‘failing to release the wages of casual labours and adopting pick and choose policy under SRO’.The protesting EJAC members assembled at Srinagar’s...

20-Jun-2017 Srinagar

JKPAAA protests against Govt, Says all the promises proved hoax

All Jammu and Kashmir Polytechnic Academic Arrangement Association (PAAA) of Technical Education department Tuesday protested against the government at Srinagar’s press Enclave.The protesters carrying the banners and placards reading slogans and demands...

19-Jun-2017 Anantnag

Anantnag shuts on the death anniversary of Qazi Nisar

Complete shutdown was observed in south Kashmir Islamabad on Thursday to commemorate the 23rd death anniversary of prominent pro-freedom and religious scholar Dr Qazi Nisar Ahmad. The call for shutdown was given by Ummat-I-Islamia head and son of the slain leader...

18-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Confusing situation prevail in Valley today

Confusing situation prevailed in Kashmir today as some parts were shut, others restricted by authorities and the rest remained open and normal.Though there was no shutdown called by the separatists, yet south Kashmir remained shut against the civilian and militant...

18-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Kashmir on edge ahead of India-Pakistan ICC clash

As arch rivals India and Pakistan clash at the ICC Champions Trophy finals on Sunday, authorities admit they will have a problem on hand irrespective of who wins at the Lords.Restrictions on movement of people have been imposed in areas falling under five...

17-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Valley shuts against civilians killings

Life was disrupted due to separatist-sponsored shutdown and restrictions imposed by the authorities across Kashmir valley on Saturday.Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions were imposed in the areas of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta,...

17-Jun-2017 Srinagar

NC, Congress stage protest outside J&K assembly

Opposition National Conference (NC) and the Congress on Saturday protested outside the state assembly against "innocent killings" in Kashmir.The protesting legislators carried placards saying "stop innocent killings", "stop state terrorism".The state government...

17-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Restrictions imposed in Kashmir Valley

Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley as the separatists have called for a protest shutdown on Saturday.Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions were imposed in the areas of Rainawari, Khanyar,...

16-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Arwani encounter on, youth killed

A civilian protester was Friday killed during clashes between forces and protesters in Arwani village of Bijbehara in Anantnag district while another youth who received severe injuries on Thursday evening at Rangreth in Budgam succumbed to his injuries...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

JKPAAA goes on pen down strike, Demands regularization policy

Amid pen down strike, All J&K Polytechnics Academic Arrangements Association held protest in support of their demand of regularization policy in Srinagar .The protesters said that Academic Arrangements are the back bone of the department and they comprise...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk fly over : Contractors goes on strike

Construction work on Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk fly over has been disrupted as the contractors and labourers have gone on strike due to non-payment of wages.Reports said that contractors and labourers have refused to carry on with their work as they have been demanding...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

SSA teachers protest against delay in release of salaries

Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers Thursday staged a protest against the government for ‘failing to releases their salaries from past five months’.The SSA teachers under the banner of Rehber-e-Taleem Teachers Forum (ReTTF) assembled at Srinagar’s Press Enclave...

15-Jun-2017 Srinagar

KTMF calls for Kashmir Bandh, sit-in on Jun 17

Kashmir Traders Manufacturing Federation (KTMF) led by Muhammad Yasin Khan on Thursday called for Kashmir Bandh on Jun 17 against the government’s ‘imminent decision’ of implementing Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the state Jammu and Kashmir.The KTMF also called...

14-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Kisan Tehreek held demonstration in Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir Kisan Tehreek (JKKT) today held a protest demonstration in press enclave Srinagar against the distress of Kisans. Kisans across the valley participated in the protest demonstration demanding waiver on all agricultural loans including KCC...

14-Jun-2017 Srinagar

Medicos protest at GMC against ‘thrashing of cop’

Doctors at Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar Wednesday staged protest against the alleged thrashing of a medico by a cop while he was performing his duty at SMHS hospital on Tuesday.The medicos including PG students and resident doctors wearing white...

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