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Kashmir economy suffered losses of Rs 15000 cr since August: Trade body

"Our conservative estimates put the losses to the Kashmir economy due to the situation after August 5 at Rs 15,000 crore. We will be coming up with comprehensive data about the losses within a week," Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) president Sheikh Ashiq Hussain told PTI.

Nirmala Sitharaman seeks Parliament nod for additional spending of Rs 21,246 crore

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  • The proposed legislation -- The Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu (Merger of Union Territories) Bill 2019 -- was introduced in the Lok Sabha by Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy. The move comes three months after Jammu and Kashmir was divided into two UTs -- Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

    Home Minister Amit Shah launched the supply of 'Special Grade Diesel' in Ladakh, via video conferencing on November 17. Besides Shah, Union ...

    "Before the revocation of Article 370 and 35A, 'The Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004' was in force to provide reservation in jobs to the scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other socially and educationally backward classes in the erstwhile state of J&K," Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

    The Kashmiri political leaders including Farooq Abdulalh, Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti who have been under detention since August 5 might be released sooner and may be allowed to move out of the valley on health grounds, the government officials said. Some of them were allowed to visit their houses for few hours on Saturday on request.

    According to the Act, the distribution of taxes suggested by the 15th Finance Commission to the state of Jammu and Kashmir will have to be apportioned to the Union Territories of J&K and Ladakh. The award made by the Fourteenth Finance Commission to the existing state of Jammu and Kashmir will be apportioned between the successor Union territories of J&K and Ladakh.

    As Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act became operational on October 31, the central RTI Act became applicable in J&K and Ladakh. However, there is no clarity on how 364 cases filed under the state’s law would be handled. Like RTI cases in all union territories, Central Information Commission (CIC) would hear cases from J&K and Ladakh.

    The parliamentary panel will seek to know the exact number of detentions, house arrests and habeas corpus cases filed in the Valley, which came under a communications blockade since August 5.

    Shah said the government has made a provision to ensure that budget allocations for Ladakh will not lapse in case they are not utilized fully within the fiscal.

    China continues to provoke India. Signs of a military buildup in Uttarakhand after Ladakh & Arunachal PradeshChinese military buildup near U...

    “With the creation of two Union territories of J&K and Ladakh on October 31, 2019, the new political map has been released. It has been prepared by the Survey of India, department of science and technology. All TV channels are requested to use only this map,” the I&B ministry order said.

    Radha Krishna Mathur was on Thursday sworn-in as the first Lt Governor of Union Territory of Ladakh, which came into existence after bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir. The oath of office was administered by the chief justice of J&K high court.

    “China deplores and firmly opposes that. India unilaterally changed its domestic laws and administrative division challenging China’s sovereignty,” he said. Responding strongly, the MEA in a statement said: “The matter of reorganisation... is entirely an internal affair of India... We expect other countries to respect India’s sovereignty and territorial integrity.”

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