March 2022 News

News Briefs for 08 March 2022

Grenade Throwing Module Of LeT Busted In Kashmir, 4 Arrested

Srinagar 07 Mar: Jammu and Kashmir Police have busted a grenade throwing module linked with proscribed terror outfit LeT in Awantipora by arresting four terrorist associates, officials said on Monday. The arrested terrorist associates have been identified as Aqib Manzoor Bhat, Mudasir Ahmed Bhat, Gh Mohd Ahanger, all residents of Haffu Tral, and Waris Bashir Najar, resident of Sheikh Mohalla Chewa Uller, Tral.

Amira Kadal Grenade Blast: 20-year old girl succumbed at SMHS hospital, toll 2

Srinagar 07 Mar: A 20-year old girl, who was injured in grenade blast at Amira Kadal area of Srinagar on Sunday, has succumbed to her injuries at SMHS hospital today, taking death toll to two in the incident. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that the girl identified as Rafia Nazir (20) daughter of Nazir Ahmad Tinda of Check Saderbal area of Hazratbal near NIT, succumbed to her injuries today early morning. Notably, Rafia had passed class 12th examination with flying colours and secured distinction in the examination, results of which were declared recently.

Initiate confidence building measures before holding assembly elections: Vakil to GoI

Jammu March 07 07 Mar: (KNS) J&K Peoples Conference Sr. Vice President and former Minister, Abdul Gani Vakil today while welcoming more than 50 women political activists from Jammu into the party fold, said that Jammu Kashmir Peoples Conference will always fight to ensure equitable development of all the regions of Jammu and Kashmir as it strengthens the bonds of unity and integrity of the J&K which is the need of the hour. While addressing the convention Vakil, said that even after lofty promises of deliverance, good governance, transparency and accountability are missing from the scene and the administration at the district level is behaving like mute spectators. Development is not scene on the ground and is only restricted to the statements and meetings of government officials.

NC committed to equitable development of Chenab, Pir Panjal region: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar 07 Mar: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr. Farooq Abdullah Monday underlined the urgency of better road connectivity in J&K saying better surface connectivity facilities in a mosaic of geographical diversity, hilly and inaccessible terrains, remoteness of areas and weather vagaries should be accorded precedency. This he said while interacting with a people`s delegation that called on him at his Srinagar residence earlier today. The visiting delegation, headed by Wali Muhammad Rather had come from Marwah-Dachan, District Kishtwar.

Objective of yesterdays attack in Sgr was to kill civilians: Imran Ansari

Srinagar 07 Mar: Peoples Conference general secretary and former minister, Imran Reza Ansari has said that the objective of yesterdays attack in Srinagar was to kill civilians. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, Ansari condemned the killing of two civilians including and elderly man and 20-year-old girl in the attack. He said that those who killed these civilians were answerable before Almighty.

Advised by friends to keep quiet if I wanted Presidents post: Satya Pal Malik

JIND 07 Mar: Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik has said his friends advised him not to criticise the BJP government as he could be made the President or Vice President if he kept quiet, but asserted that he doesnt care about these positions. Some of my friends had advised me that he could become the President or Vice President so I should keep quiet. But, I told them I dont care about these positions, Malik said.

J&K Tops Several Governance Indices, Witnesses Improvement On Several Others

Srinagar 07 Mar: The year 2021 witnessed tremendous improvement in the governance standards of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and testimony of the fact is the acknowledgement by different surveys that were conducted by various agencies last year. To name a few surveys, one among these surveys is the 39th Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Urban Index-2021 by NITI Aayog, in which Srinagar city secured 61.50 points