1990’s Memories: Return of bunkers starts haunting Kashmir’s again

1990's Memories: Return of bunkers starts haunting Kashmir's again

By: Shefali Rafiq On the busy Baghat Barzulla road opposite the Bone and Joint Hospital – men and women are waiting at the bus stop to reach their respective destinations for work. However, this time the wait for a bus is making passengers uncomfortable as just adjacent to the bus stop have come up two newly constructed bunkers from which a group of military men is consistently gazing through a small window with a gun pointing towards them. Twenty-seven-year-old Saima Khurshid is one of the passengers. Saima, an employee at…

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J&K slashes VAT on fuel, Petrol cheaper by 12 & and Diesel by 17

J&K slashes VAT on petrol by ₹5 and diesel by ₹10

A day after the central government slashed excise duty on fuel prices, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday announced a further reduction in petrol and diesel prices by Rs 7 per litre. “Hon’ble PM @narendramodi Ji has given a great Deepawali gift by announcing a reduction in excise duty on Petrol & Diesel. In addition, the J & K admin has decided to reduce additional Rs 7 on Petrol & Diesel, thereby reducing the Petrol price by Rs 12/litre & Diesel by Rs 17/litre in UT from today,” office of…

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