News Briefs for 10 February 2022
Acid Attack: Police to file chargesheet against accused in next 4-5 days, Says SSP SrinagarSrinagar 09 Feb: Senior superintendent of police Srinagar, Rakesh Balwal on Wednesday
said that the police will file a chargesheet against the accused
involved in acid attack on a gril in Srinagar in the next 4-5 days. Talking to reporters here, he said that Police is investigating the
matter on a fast track basis and the accused will be given harshest
punishment for committing such heinous crime. He said that they will file a chargesheet against the accused in the court of law in the next 4-5 days.
Delimitation exercise a move to make particular party as disrupters: Sajad LoneSrinagar 09 Feb: Peoples Conference chairman, Sajad Lone on Wednesday said that
delimitation report is an exercise to make a particular party as
disrupters. While talking to reporters, Lone said that the government decides
everything on its own and common people do not matter for the
them. However, the government is in a misunderstanding.
NC MPs stage walkout from Lok Sabha over heckling of women wearing HijabSrinagar 09 Feb: ( KNS )
The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Members of Parliament Dr
Farooq Abdullah, Hasnain Masoodi and Muhammad Akbar Lone staged a
walkout in Lok Sabha to protest the Karnataka governments handling of
the Hijab row. Later expressing concern over the row, which has spilled over to
other colleges in Karnataka, the MPs said the female students
wearing hijab being heckled by a mob in Karnataka is
disturbing and the hush in the government circles of the state over the
matter is equally of great concern. They said the decision to wear Hijab should be left to women and
Not only treatment, administration to bear all expenses for rehabilitation of acid victim: DC SrinagarSrinagar 09 Feb: Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Aijaz Asad on Wednesday said that the
administration will bear all the expenses of acid attack victim not just
for treatment but for her rehabilitation as well. Talking to reporters here, Asad said that in addition to bearing all
expenses of treatment of acid aattack victim, the administration has
provided victims family with all the financial assistance and the
victim has been shifted to Chennai on the directions of LG Manoj
Sinha. He said that they will bear expenses for her rehabilitation as well, so that she can start her new life.
To curb cultivation of illicit poppy, cannabis Excise officials hold awareness in AnantnagANANTNAG 09 Feb: To prevent the illicit Cultivation of Poppy/Bhung,
a team of Excise officials of Excise Range Anantnag-Pulwama-Shopian
-Kulgam today carried out an awareness campaign in the villages of
Dupatyar, Takiyabal area of Bijbehara, Anantnag (Areas Prone to Illicit
Cultivation of Poppy/Bhung). The drive focused on Information, Education and Communication (IEC) with
the purpose to create massive awareness regarding preventive education
and with the objective of mobilising the community, promoting awareness
and collective initiative towards the prevention of illicit cultivation
of Poppy/ Bhung. ETO Sameer Ahmad Dar said that on directions of Excise Commissioner
J&K and under close supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner
(Executive), the drives are being conducted in Anantnag range to spread
awareness among the population regarding illicit poppy cultivation.
India rejects references to Kashmir, CPEC in China-Pak joint statementNew Delhi 09 Feb: India on Wednesday firmly rejected the references
to Jammu and Kashmir and an economic corridor passing through Pakistan
administered Kashmir made in a China-Pakistan joint statement, asserting
that the region as well as Ladakh have been, are and will always
remain integral and inalienable parts of India. Regarding the reference to the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC)
in the statement, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi
said India has consistently conveyed its concerns to China and Pakistan
on the projects. India resolutely opposes any attempts to change the status quo by
other countries, as also by Pakistan in the areas under the illegal
occupation of Islamabad, he said.
People not happy with draft delimitation commission report: Cong leaderJammu 09 Feb: The people in Jammu and Kashmir are not happy with
the draft delimitation commission report, All India Women Congress
General Secretary Nagma Morarji said on Wednesday, as she lashed out at
BJP over its alleged anti-people policies and dividing the country on
communal lines. The actress turned politician also condemned the heckling of a
hijab-clad girl by a group of men sporting saffron scarves at a college
in Karnataka and said such diversionary tactics are employed to hoodwink
the public from the real issues . She also paid tributes to seven army personnel who lost their lives in an avalanche in Arunachal Pradesh.
Properties of 610 Kashmiri Pandits restored in J&K: GovtNew Delhi 09 Feb: As many as 610 Kashmiri Pandits were given back
their properties left behind in Jammu and Kashmir following eruption of
militancy there in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai also said in the Rajya
Sabha that 3,000 state government jobs were created for Kashmiri
migrants under the Prime Ministers Development Package-2015 (PMDP-2015)
with an outlay of Rs 1,080 crore. The Jammu and Kashmir government has appointed 1,739 migrants and selected an additional 1,098 migrants under PMDP-2015.
Shutdown in parts of Srinagar, Sopore on 9th anniversary of Afzal Gurus hangingSrinagar 09 Feb: Parts of Srinagar and Sopore in Jammu and Kashmir
witnessed a shutdown on Wednesday on the occasion of the ninth
anniversary of Parliament attack convict Mohammad Afzal Gurus hanging
in New Delhis Tihar jail in 2013, officials said. However, there was no shutdown in other areas and the public transport was also plying normally, the officials said. Shops and other business establishments were shut in some areas in
Downtown locality (old city areas) as well as in Maisuma area of the
city here, and some areas of Sopore in north Kashmirs Baramulla
district, they said.
Pakistan MBBS Admissions Scam: Now Kashmiri Separatist Leaders Fall In Anti-graft Agency's NetSrinagar 09 Feb: Pakistan's Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has filed a graft case against corrupt Kashmiri separatist leaders weeks after they were charged by the Jammu and Kashmir Police's SIA for allegedly selling MBBS seats in the neighbouring nation to Kashmiri students and using the money to allegedly spread unrest in the valley.