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SRINAGAR: Ahead of the presentation of Budget for fiscal 2018-19 in the state legislature, Minister for Finance and Labour and Employment, Dr Haseeb A Drabu today held extensive deliberations with the Kashmir Inc at the Excise and Taxation Complex here. Commissioner, Commercial Taxes, Parvaiz Iqbal Khateeb, Excise Commissioner, Mohammad...
RAJOURI: Running from pillar-to-post for more than 20 years, the unfortunate victims of fate of Rajouri district had their prayers answered today when Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, directed immediate clearance of pendency of SRO-43 cases in the district. As a first instalment, the Chief Minister today disbursed cash compensation among 20 and...
Former Bihar chief minister Lalu Prasad has been convicted by a CBI special court in a fodder scam case. Former Bihar chief minister Jagannath Mishra has been acquitted. The quantum of punishment will be pronounced on 3rd of next month. The CBI court in Ranchi pronounces its judgment a short...
In Rajasthan, at least 32 people were killed and 7 others injured in an accident this morning when a bus, they were travelling in, fell down from bridge into Banas River in Sawai Madhopur district. The accident took place around 7.30 AM when the bus was going to Lalsot in...
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said the SSB is strengthening its position in Sikkim and Bhutan-border area after Doklam issue between India and China. Speaking at the 54th raising day parade of SSB in New Delhi today, Mr Singh said, his ministry has approved demand of SSB to form...
The government has said, there is no question of closure of any public sector bank. Dismissing rumours on the issue, Financial Services Secretary Rajeev Kumar said, the government is strengthening these banks by re-capitalisation plan of over 2 lakh crore rupees. In a tweet, he appealed to the people...
A special CBI court in Ranchi will pronounce its judgment today in the fodder scam case. RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav and former Bihar Chief Minister Jagannath Mishra are the key accused in the case.The case pertains to fraudulent withdrawal of more than 89 lakh rupees from Deoghar Treasury...
US Secretary of the Navy Richard V Spencer held wide-ranging talks with Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba to further boost bilateral naval cooperation besides pursuing common interests in the Indo-Pacific. The US Embassy said in New Delhi that cooperation between the two navies, shared commitment...
New Delhi:  The Union government on Friday refused to declare, as a "national calamity", Cyclone Ockhi in which 74 people lost their lives and as many as 214 went missing when it struck Tamil Nadu and Kerala last month. However, it acknowledged the cyclone as "rare and extraordinary" which...
JAMMU: In exercise of powers vested in Governor under sub-section (6) of section 50 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, Governor N.N. Vohra has nominated Sh. Tassaduq Hussain Mufti as a Member of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council against the seat available in the Council.