January 2022 News

News Briefs for 27 January 2022

Apni Party celebrates Republic Day at Apni Partys Gandhi Nagar

JAMMU 26 Jan: ( KNS ) Apni Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari Wednesday hoisted the National Flag at Gandhi Nagar office here on the eve of 73 rd Republic Day to mark the celebration. The Party senior leaders, Frontal Heads, Trade Union, Women Wing, Youth Wing, Student Wing, SC/ST/OBC Wing and other leaders had assembled in the premises of the Party office under the leadership of Altaf Bukhari sahab. The President of the Party Altaf Bukhari hoisted the National Flag in the Party Office amid the singing of the National Anthem with zeal and enthusiasm among the Party leaders and workers.

J&K Logs 5606 New Cases, 8 Corona Deaths

Srinagar 26 Jan: A day after witnessing record 6,570 cases of infection since the onset of pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday 5606 fresh cases of novel Coronavirus, while eight more people succumbed to the deadly infection in the Union Territory during the last 24 hours. According to officials, Kashmir Valley registered on Wednesday 4,253 new cases of virus while 1353 were detected in the various districts of Jammu division, taking the total number of people infected by virus across J&K to 414772. In the Valley, officials said, Srinagar reported the highest 1305 new cases of Coronavirus, Budgam 803, Anantnag 528, Baramulla 440, Kupwara 380, Ganderbal 297, Kulgam 265, Pulwama 134, Bandipora 66 and Shopian 35.

Tarigami Challenges New Land Laws Before SC

Srinagar 26 Jan: Communist Party of India (M) senior leader and People's Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PAGD) spokesperson MY Tarigami has challenged the new land laws implemented in Jammu and Kashmir before the Supreme Court of India.

Two army soldiers injured in gunfight with militants trapped in Shopian encounter

Shopian 26 Jan: A fierce gunfight is underway at Cheki-Nowgam village in Vehil area of south Kashmirs Shopian district. Two army soldiers have sustained injuries during the initial exchange of fire with the militants. A cordon and search operation in the village was launched by a joint team of government forces including 44 Rashtriya Rifles of army, 14th battalion of Central Reserve Police Force and Jammu and Kashmir Police in the village on Wednesday after inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

This Year Militancy In South Kashmir Will Be In State Of Decline: DP Pandey

Pulwama 26 Jan: Army Commander DP Pandey Wednesday said that militancy is in the state of decline, and this year it will come to its lowest point in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. Lieutenant General DP Pandy visited Pulwama district where he interacted with senior citizens and some traders.

Republic Day celebrated in Kashmir amid inclement weather

Srinagar 26 Jan: Braving inclement weather and bone-chilling cold, contingents of police and paramilitary forces on Wednesday took part in the 73rd Republic Day celebrations here amidst tight security arrangements, officials said. R R Bhatnagar, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, presided over the Republic Day function which was held at Sher-e-Kashmir Cricket Stadium at high security Sonawar area of the city, the officials said. The contingents of various wings of the police and paramilitary forces took part in the march past, the officials said.

Shah compliments JK Police for highest share of gallantry awards

New Delhi 26 Jan: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday complimented the Jammu and Kashmir Police for its valour and commitment and said its dedication has been reflected as it got the largest share of 115 gallantry awards announced on the occasion of Republic Day. Police has been in forefront in fighting militancy in Jammu and Kashmir for more than three decades now. J&K Police has been the spearhead of Indias fight against terrorism.

`Mischievous Propaganda`: Azad After Speculation About Political Plans

New Delhi 26 Jan: A day after he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Congress veteran Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday sought to scotch speculation about his future political plans. Reports had claimed that he had changed his Twitter profile, but Azad, who has been critical of his party leadership and is the lone Congress leader to be awarded this year under the Modi dispensation, denied it. "Some mischievous propaganda being circulated by some people to create confusion.

Some People Continue To Mislead, Instigate Citizens In Kashmir: L-G Manoj Sinha

Srinagar 26 Jan: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant-Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said there were persons still instigating people in J&K even as the Union Territory was put on the path of 'everlasting peace, progress and development'. 'Under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, all efforts are being made to take J&K to new heights. J&K is already on the path of peace, progress and development,' Mr. Sinha said in his address at the Republic Day function at Jammu's Maulana Azad Stadium. He, however, cautioned against 'some persons who continue to instigate people as they aren't happy with the J&K's development', without naming any party or leader.