March 2022 News

News Briefs for 26 March 2022

Everyday injustices sharpening insecurities of People across J&K: Sagar

Srinagar March 25 25 Mar: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference General Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar on Friday said that there is no let-up in the everyday injustices committed on people, saying every section of the society, particularly the youth are grinning and bearing it. Sagar said this while addressing the party functionaries, and workers who had called on him here at the party headquarters Nawa-e-Subha, Srinagar from across Kashmir province. The functionaries apprised the General Secretary about the underway activities of the local party units in their respective Halqas, Blocks and Zones.

J&K setting new paradigms of development under PM Modi: Chugh

Doda March 25 25 Mar: (KNS) J&K BJP holds massive public meet at Doda, Under the able guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir is shaping new paradigms of development, said Tarun Chugh. BJP National General Secretary Tarun Chugh and J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina accompanied by party Vice-President Shakti Parihar, party General Secretary Sunil Sharma senior leaders Devinder Singh Rana, Baldev Singh Billawaria and others were addressing the massive public meeting of BJP in District Doda. Tarun Chugh, while addressing the gathering enumerated various development works initiated by the Modi government in District Doda said that under the able guidance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Jammu and Kashmir is shaping new paradigms of development.

NC, PDP have become irrelevant, but still befooling people in name of Article 370, 35-A: Imran Ansari

Srinagar 25 Mar: People`s Conference leader Imran Raza Ansari on Friday held a rally at Innderkoot Sumbal Sonawari area of Bandipora. While addressing workers he took a dig at NC and PDP and said these parties have become irrelevant and have lost chairs but they are still befooling the people in the name of article 370 and 35-A. He said that the matter of article 370 is in the Supreme Court and it is sub-judice hence no party on earth has that power to get it back outside court.

Over 20000 Posts Being Filled On Fast-Track Basis: LG

Srinagar 25 Mar: The Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha said on Friday that 11,000 appointments were made in Jammu and Kashmir in last one and a half years while 20,000 more posts have been identified and recommended for the recruitment process on a fast track basis. The appointments, Sinha said, were made in the most transparent manner by the Union Territory administration.

CBI given go-ahead to probe bribe allegations by Malik: LG

Jammu 25 Mar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday said that the CBI has been given consent to probe allegations made by former J&K governor Satya Pal Malik of being offered bribe to clear two files when he was in office. He said that the probe will make everything crystal clear. Malik had in October last year claimed that he was offered Rs 300 crore in bribe to clear a file each belonging to Ambani and an RSS-affiliated man during his tenure.

China, India should put differences on border issue at proper position in bilateral ties: Chinese FM

Beijing 25 Mar: China and India should put their differences on the border issue at a proper position in bilateral relations and stick to the right direction of bilateral ties, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Friday. Wang, who held talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and National Security advisor Ajit Doval in New Delhi on Friday, proposed a three-point approach to achieve the development of bilateral relations. First, both sides should view bilateral relations with a long-term vision.

Ladakh situation work in progress: Jaishankar after talks with Wang Yi

New Delhi 25 Mar: The current situation between India and China on the eastern Ladakh issue is a work in progress but moving at a slower place than desirable, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said on Friday after talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi. He asserted that the restoration of normal ties will require normalcy in border areas. Addressing a press conference after talks with Wang, Jaishankar noted that 15 rounds of talks between senior military commanders have taken place over the eastern Ladakh standoff and pointed out that progress has been achieved on several friction points from the disengagement perspective.

NSA meets Chinese FM, calls for complete disengagement of troops in Ladakh

New Delhi 25 Mar: NSA Ajit Doval on Friday pressed Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi for early and complete disengagement of troops in remaining friction points in eastern Ladakh, official sources said. He also called for removing impediments to allow the bilateral ties to take their natural course, they said. Wang, who holds the rank of state councillor, arrived in Delhi on Thursday evening from Kabul on an unannounced visit.

We need to promote youth of J&K by educating them: SC

New Delhi 25 Mar: The Supreme Court on Friday came to the aid of a young Kashmiri girl, pursuing MBBS from a college in Bangladesh, whose financial assistance was stopped as she took admission in another college, saying we need to promote the youth of Jammu and Kashmir by educating them. A bench of justices DY Chandrachud and Surya Kant dismissed the appeal of the Jammu and Kashmir administration against the high court order directing release of financial assistance to the girl Mubashir Ashraf Bhat. It said, The consequence of entertaining the appeal would deny the loan disbursal, which was sanctioned originally for her study though in a different institution.

Militant Hideout Busted In Kishtwar: Police

Srinagar 25 Mar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday claimed to have busted a militant hideout in Tillar Marwah area in Kishtwar district of Jammu. As per police spokesperson Kishtwar Police on a specific information launched a CASO along with 11RR in general area of Tillar Forest of Marwah in which a hideout was busted and recovered a huge catch of Arms and ammunition.

'The Kashmir Files' Is Not Against Religion, But Terrorism.' Vivek Agnihotri

Srinagar 25 Mar: Despite numerous controversies and death threats, film-maker Vivek Ranjan Agnihotri's directorial has entered the Rs 200-crore club - making it the highest-grossing movie of the pandemic. For Agnihotri and his producer-wife Pallavi Joshi, the movie is their stand against terrorism and the bitter truth that has to be revealed to the people of the nation.