March 2022 News

News Briefs for 10 March 2022

NIA carries raids at multiple locations in Kashmir

Srinagar 09 Mar: The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday carried out raids at multiple locations in the Kashmir Valley, official sources said here. Official sources told Kashmir News Service (KNS) that NIA carried raids in several location in north and south Kashmir districts. They said that raids were being carried out at Shopian, Pulwama and Pattan areas of the Valley.

PDP sarpanch shot dead in Srinagars Khonmoh

Srinagar 09 Mar: Suspected militants on Wednesday evening shot dead a sarpanch affiliated with Peoples Democratic Party in Khonmoh area of Srinagar. Reports reaching Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that the sarpanch identified as Sameer Ahmad was shot dead today evening. They said that Sameer was affiliated with PDP and was a sarpanch from Khonmoh-C block of Srinagar.

Talibs horrific killing an eye-opening tragedy for society: AAC

Srinagar 09 Mar: The Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC) has strongly condemned the horrific and senseless killing of an eight-year-old minor boy of Awoora area of Kupwara. The AAC, in a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), on behalf of its leadership especially its incarcerated chairman Mirwaiz-e-Kashmir Dr Moulvi Muhammad Umar Farooq while expressing heartfelt condolence and solidarity with the bereaved said the occurrence of such shameful and inhuman incidents on the land of saints and religious leaders like Kashmir is not only extremely painful but also a tragedy that embarrasses the entire Kashmiri society. The statement reads that although according to the media, the brutal assassination of innocent Talib Hussain is being termed as personal enmity and resentment between the two families, it is a moment of reflection and eye-opening tragedy for the entire valley as to how far the society as a whole has reached today.

JK H&ME team meets NHM officials to discuss 2022-24 plan

New Delhi 09 Mar: A high level team of Health and Medical Education (H&ME) Department, Jammu and Kashmir held detailed deliberations with top officials of National Health Mission during the National Program Coordination Committee (NPCC) meeting in New Delhi. The team led by Additional Chief Secretary Vivek Bharadwaj discussed the future plans of augmenting healthcare scenario in the Union Territory for the Financial Years 2022-23 and 2023-24 under National Health Mission (NHM). As part of the future plan, the focus of National Health Mission (NHM) for the next two years will be towards making Jammu & Kashmir the first TB free region in the country, improving quality of life of elderly population of the UT by focusing on their physical and/or mental care and prevention and Control of Cancer cases in J&K.

1 killed, 14 injured in IED blast outside Udhampur court complex

Jammu 09 Mar: One person was killed and 14 were injured when a low-intensity IED exploded outside a court complex in Udhampur district of Jammu region on Wednesday, officials said. Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said preliminary investigation suggests it to be an act of terrorists but we are investigating the case. The improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place around 1 pm in Slathia Chowkwhere fruit and vegetable vendors put up their carts.

J&K parties condemn IED blast in Udhampur

Srinagar 09 Mar: Political parties on Wednesday condemned an IED attack in Udhampur district of Jammu region in which one person was killed and 15 others were injured. The blast took place around 1 pm near the district court complex. Unequivocally condemn the Udhampur attack in which one person lost his life and several others were injured.