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News Briefs for 29 January 2022

Ensure CID Verification Of All Employees Appointed After 2018: Div Com Kashmir

Srinagar 28 Jan: The Divisional Administration has directed all Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir province to ensure that the CID verification of employees appointed after May 2018 is done at the earliest. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang Pole has directed all 10 DCs of the Kashmir division to ensure CID verification of new appointees as per the directions of the J&K government.

30 lac retrieved, secured by Cyber police Srinagar during cyber fraud: IGP

Srinagar 28 Jan: The Inspector General of Police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Friday said that Cyber police Srinagar retrieved and secured Rs 30 lakh during a cyber fraud. Kashmir zone police, while quoting IGP Kashmir said that the amount was withdrawn from bank accounts of two senior citizens during a cyber fraud. The IGP asked people to beware of scammers and dont fall prey to cyber fraudsters.

Weekend lockdown not a way-out, have to learn to live with virus: PHDCCI

Srinagar January 28 28 Jan: (KNS) The PHDCCI Kashmir Chair Mr Baldev Singh Raina in a press statement issued said that imposing weekly restrictions from Friday afternoon is not the way out. It is time the UT governments and the disaster management authorities re-examine their guidelines and take measures that dont impede economic and Trade activities. The Hoteliers, trading and Bussiness community are taking SOPs seriously, because we all know that if anything goes wrong, there is no comeback.

4 Soldiers Injured In Rajouri Explosion

Srinagar 28 Jan: At least four army personnel, including a Havaldar were injured on Friday in an explosion during a training session in Kalsian area near Line of Control in Nowshera sub division of Rajouri district. Officials said that a routine training session of the Army was going on in the area when an explosion took place, which is suspected to have taken place due to a hand grenade. They said that four soldiers got injured in this explosion and were shifted to a nearby Army medical facility for treatment.

India, China agree to stay in contact: MEA on Ladakh standoff

New Delhi 28 Jan: India and China agreed at the previous round of Corps Commander-level talks to stay in close contact and maintain dialogue via military and diplomatic channels to work out a mutually acceptable resolution of the remaining issues related to the LAC in the western sector at the earliest, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Friday. Asked about the border standoff with China, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, As you are aware, the 14th round of India-China Corps Commander level meeting was held on January 12 this year. The two sides agreed that resolution of the remaining issues at the earliest would help in the restoration of peace and tranquillity along the LAC in the western sector and enable progress in bilateral relations.

Unidentified gunmen open fire at cop in Batamaloo

Srinagar 28 Jan: A policeman escaped a bid on his life by unidentified gunmen in Batamaloo area of Srinagar on Friday, officials said. The pistol-borne gunmen opened fire on constable Muneer Meraj near his residence in SD Colony in Batamaloo area, they said. They said the cop escaped the attack unhurt.

Altaf Bukhari Calls For Unity Between Jammu, Kashmir

Jammu 28 Jan: Apni Party president Syed Altaf Bukhari on Thursday said his party emerged as a hope in Jammu and Kashmir when there was a feeling of alienation among the people and nobody represented their concerns. The party tried to bring out people from a situation of hopelessness with a policy to end divisive politics and unite the people of the two regions Kashmir and Jammu, he said.

Some Politicians Of Kashmir Try To Divide People, Destroy Jammu: BJP Leader Rana

Jammu 28 Jan: There are some politicians of Kashmir who frequently visit Jammu to try to divide people, but they will not be allowed to succeed, senior BJP leader Devender Singh Rana said on Friday. Batting strongly for an elected government in Jammu and Kashmir, he also said that bureaucratic governance cannot be a replacement to a political government.

Loyalists Want Padma Winner Ghulam Nabi Azad As Next J&K CM

Srinagar 28 Jan: The Padma Shri award for senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has excited his loyalists in Jammu and Kashmir Congress, who say, he is now natural choice to be Congress president in Jammu and Kashmir. 'The Padma Shri award is not from the BJP. It is from the Government of India for services rendered by Ghulam Nabi Azad for the country over the past 40 years. Azad Sahab is above parochial politics. He is believes in the unity of Hindu, Muslim, Sikhs and Dalits. His message is not for one region or one religion but for everyone,' says Congress leader Ghulam Mohammad Saroori.

Congress Only Secular Option For People Of J&K: Bhalla

Jammu 28 Jan: radesh Congress Committee (PCC) working-president Raman Bhalla Friday said that Congress party is the only secular alternative acceptable to people in J&K and urged its cadres to strength it. A party statement said that former minister Bhalla while taking stock of the organizational affairs and activities in Jammu region and urged upon the party cadres to work for the wellbeing of the people, as the Congress is the only secular alternative acceptable to people in J&K.