January 2022 News

News Briefs for 12 January 2022

Don`t disrupt education system, Imran Shah tells J&K Admin

Srinagar 11 Jan: Noted Socio-Political Activist Imran Amin Shah on Tuesday asked Jammu and Kashmir administration to take measure in the interest of student community and don`t disturb this year`s academic year. "From last two years, our student community is suffering and now with administration deciding to close tuition centers it is going to badly impact their careers," Imran said while asking admin to reconsider the decision so that the ongoing academic year isn`t disturbed. He said that educational institutions are closed the student community will feel alienated.

Govt amends Public Servants Declaration of Assets and Other Provisions Rules in J&K

Srinagar 11 Jan: The Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday issued a notification for making amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Public Servants Declaration of Assets and Other Provisions Rules, 1998, asking public servants to submit annual returns through online mode for a calendar year and provide details regarding the assets possessed by him and his family. The notification issued by Principal Secretary to the Government, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, copy of which lies with Kashmir News Service (KNS) states that the public servants should submit the details about the assets possessed by them or their family members, where the value of which exceeds their two months basic salary in each case. In exercise of the powers conferred by section 16 of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Men and Public Servants Declaration of Assets and Other Provisions Act, 1983, the Government hereby makes following amendments in the Jammu and Kashmir Public Servants Declaration of Assets and Other Provisions Rules, 1998, reads the notification.

High level meeting to analyze 2021 police performance & plans for 2022 held at ZPHQ Jammu

Jammu 11 Jan: To analyze the performance of 2021 and prepare the plans and strategies for 2022 for Jammu Zone, a daylong high level meeting was today held at ZPHQ, Jammu. The first session of the meeting was chaired by Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh and second session was chaired by ADGP. Jammu Mukesh Singh.

J&K Police Launches Crackdown On People `Misusing` Social Media

IGP Directs District SSPs To Intensify Anti 11 Jan: Militancy Ops, Act Against OGW Network Srinagar- The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar on Tuesday directed his men to take stringent action against the people, including trouble makers and rumour mongers, who misuse social media platforms for inciting violence. Kumar passed these directions while chairing a security review meeting at Police Control Room (PCR) Kashmir through video conferencing with Range DIsG and district SSsP of Kashmir Zone, a police spokesperson said Tuesday. DIG central Kashmir and SSP Srinagar also attended the meeting at PCR Kashmir.

J&K Govt To Commemorate Maharaja Hari Singh's Birthday With Bang

Srinagar 11 Jan: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday constituted a committee headed by Principal Secretary to the Government, General Administration Department (GAD) with regard to commemoration of the birthday of the last autocratic Dogra ruler of the erstwhile state Maharaja Hari Singh.

As Covid infections rise, January set to see the worst in several months

Anantnag 11 Jan: Covid infections in Kashmir valley are rising thick and fast, with the first ten days of January witnessing more than 55 percent of the infections recorded in the month of December. Between the first day of the year and January 10, the number of daily infections has gone up over 200 percent in the ten districts of Kashmir Division. If the fresh infections keep rising at the present rate, we might witness more than five-thousand cases in January, way above the past more than three months, an official privy to the data on Covid-19 told Kashmir Reader.