March 2022 News

News Briefs for 11 March 2022

3 militants killed in two separate encounters in Kashmir

Srinagar 10 Mar: Three militants were killed in two separate encounters in Srinagar and Pulwama districts on Thursday, police said here. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that two militants of LeT outfit were killed in an encounter in Naina Batapora village of Pulwama today. He said that the militants were holed up a structure besides a mosque in the village.

Ground situation in J&K contrary to government claims: NC

Srinagar 10 Mar: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Thursday said the claims of GOI on bridging development deficit and creating employment opportunities in Jammu have rang hollow. Saying that good governance in J&K is confined to papers only, NC spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said the ground situation belies all the claims of administration. Pointing to the extensive window dressing by the J & K administration to hide its failures, Imran said people are suffering on different counts ranging from inflation, development deficit, rising unemployment, and administrative inertia.

Militants number declining in J&K, targeting civilian areas out of frustration: DGP Dilbag Singh

Srinagar 10 Mar: Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police, Dilbag Singh on Thursday said that the number of militants is declining in Jammu and Kashmir, which is why they are targeting civilian areas out of frustration. Talking to media persons on the sidelines of a programme Choona Hai Aasman in Jammu, DGP said that police were investigating the low intensity blast that took place in Udhampur and those involved in the act will be brought to justice soon. According to KNS, correspondent, He said that militants are targeting civilian areas which shows their frustration as their number is declining in Jammu and Kashmir.

PAGD has failed to provide roadmap for restoration of Art 370: Vakil

Sopore March 10 10 Mar: (KNS) J&K Peoples Conference senior vice president and former minister Abdul Gani Vakil today said that the sole objective of the main constituent parties in PAGD is to gain power and safeguard their interests at the cost of the interests of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. People of J&K have realised the hollow promises of NC and PDP to fight for identity and special status of J&K.Vakil was addressing Party workers convention in Nowpora Kalan Sopore today. While addressing the gathering Vakil said "PAGD was ostensibly formed to fight for the restoration of Article 370 and statehood of J&K.

Scores of Social Activists From Uri Baramulla joined Apni Party

Srinagar 10 Mar: ( KNS ) Youth delegation from Uri Baramulla on Thursday joined Apni Party at its Central office in M2-Church Lane, Sonwar. The joining ceremony took place in presence of Party Provincial President Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Mir, District President Srinagar Noor Mohammad Sheikh, District President Kupwara Raja Manzoor Khan, Media Advisor Farooq Andrabi, ST Wing General Secretary Khalid Badhana, Youth Wing General Secretary Mohammad Ashraf Palpori District Vice President Srinagar Aijaz Rather ST Wing President Rafeeq Bloute and Youth President Uri Sajad Ahmad Sheikh. Welcoming the new entrants into the party-fold Mohammad Ashraf Mir said that Apni Party is resolute in regards to its commitments made with the people of Jammu and Kashmir.