April 2022 News

News Briefs for 09 April 2022

25 accused chargesheeted in J&K Terrorism case: NIA

Srinagar 08 Apr: National Investigation Agency on Friday filed charge sheet against 25 persons including a woman in a case of hatching conspiracy for undertaking violent terrorist acts in Jammu and Kashmir and other parts of India. According to a statement, the charge sheet was filed in case RC 29/2021/NIA/DLI dated 10.10.2021 in Special NIA Court in New Delhi.

BJP not working to enjoy power: Chugh

Jammu 08 Apr: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary and J&K Prabhari Tarun Chugh on Friday stated that the party (BJP) was not working to enjoy the power but was toiling hard to make the nation strong and society prosperous. He maintained that all the BJP activists had been serving selflessly for generations to achieve this aim. Chugh was addressing activists meet of partys organizational districts Jammu and Jammu West.

NC Symbol of J&K`s Unity: Dr Farooq Abdullah

Jammu April 08 08 Apr: (KNS) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President and Member of the Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday said that NC represents the enduring multi-cultural ethos and pluralism of Jammu and Kashmir. This the Party President said at Jammu while welcoming scores of new entrants from different walks of life into the party fold. Dr Farooq Abdullah, who was attending the Lok Sabha reached Jammu earlier today after the commencement of the budget session.

Anti-India, Azadi Slogans Raised At Jamia Mosque In Srinagar, Stones Pelted At Security Officials

Srinagar 08 Apr: The Jamia Masjid in Sri Nagar, one of the largest mosques in the region, was on Friday reverberated with Azadi and anti-India slogans as a large throng of the crowd who had gathered for the Friday prayers was heard chanting Azadi slogans and hailing Zakir Musa, the Chief of the terrorist group Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, who was killed by the Indian Army in an encounter in May 2019.

China attempted hacking Power Grid systems in Ladakh thrice but failed: Power Min

New Delhi 08 Apr: launched probing cyber-attacks on Indias power grid in strategically located Ladakh thrice since December 2021 but did not succeed because safeguards were in place to thwart such intrusions, Union Power Minister R K Singh said on Thursday. Amid reports of Chinese state-sponsored hackers targeting the power grid, the Ministry of External Affairs asserted India has systems in place to safeguard critical infrastructure. According to the reports, the hackers targeted seven Indian state centres responsible for carrying out electrical dispatch and grid control near a border area contested by the two nuclear neighbours.

Pakistan Court Gives Hafiz Saeed 31 Yrs Jail Term

Lahore 08 Apr: An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan on Friday sentenced banned Jamat-ud-Dawa (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed to 32 years in jail in two more terror financing cases. Earlier in five such cases, the 71-year-old cleric had already been convicted for 36 years imprisonment in five terror financing cases. The total sentence of 68 years imprisonment will run concurrently.

National Conference Minority Cell Chief MK Yogi Resigns

Jammu 08 Apr: In a setback to the National Conference, its minority cell president MK Yogi on Friday resigned to protest against the party leadership's alleged failure to recognise the work of ground activists in Jammu and Kashmir. Dozens of top leaders including lawmakers have left the party in the past six months over various issues.