April 2022 News

News Briefs for 25 April 2022

Bukhari applauds Modis promise to J&K youth

Srinagar April 24 ( KNS ) 24 Apr: Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has applauded Prime Minister Narendra Modis promise that he will bring prosperity to the youth of Jammu and Kashmir. Prime Minister was in Pali village of Samba in Jammu, on Sunday, where he participated in the celebration of the National Panchayati Raj Day and addressed Gram Sabhas across the country. In his message to you of J&K, Prime Minister said that they will not see the miseries that their parents and grandparents have seen in the past.

J&K will soon set example of devlopment for country: LG Manoj Sinha

Srinagar Apr 24 Apr: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that Jammu and Kashmir will soon set an example of development for the country. Addressing a gathering, Sinha said that PM Modi has given a new industrial scheme in Jammu and Kashmir. From independence till now, there was just Rs 15,000 crore investment here.

NC MPs express concern over rising intolerance against minorities in country

Srinagar April 24 24 Apr: ( KNS ) The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party MPs have expressed concern over rising intolerance in India, saying the hush in the power corridors over the growing hate speeches and attacks is resulting in uptick in religiously motivated harassment and violence. In a joint statement to Kashmir News Service (KNS) , party MPs Muhammad Akbar Lone and Hasnain Masoodi said that the silence in the power corridors on the disturbing developments involving targeted attacks on minorities in recent weeks is worrisome. The central governments deafening silence on the violence is hardly surprising.

Pakistani militants of JeM outfit killed in Kulgam encounter were active since 2018: IGP

Srinagar 24 Apr: Inspector general of police Kashmir zone, Vijay Kumar on Sunday said that the two militants killed in Kulgam encounter were Pakistanis and were active since 2018 in areas of Kulgam and Shopian district. Quoting IGP, Kashmir zone police in a Tweet said that the killed JeM militants have been identified as Sultan Pathan & Zabiullah and they were residents of Pakistan. He said that they were categorised militants & were active since year 2018 in the areas of Kulgam and Shopian districts.

Three LeT militants killed in Pulwama encounter: Police

Srinagar 24 Apr: Three militants of LeT outfit were killed in an encounter in Pahoo village of Pulwama district on Sunday evening, police said that here. An official said that encounter broke out in Pahoo village following inputs about the presence of militants in the area. He said that during the ensuing encounter three militants of LeT were killed, while arms and ammunition were also recovered from the site of emcounter.

JK presenting new example of democracy, determination: Modi

Palli 24 Apr: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said Jammu and Kashmir is presenting a new example of democracy and determination as numerous development initiatives were undertaken in the last two to three years.

LeT militant involved in killing RPF personnel arrested

Srinagar 24 Apr: A local militant of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) involved in the killing of two Railway protection force (RPF) personnel earlier this week was arrested, police said on Saturday.

Modi inaugurates Banihal-Qazigund tunnel

Palli 24 Apr: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated and laid the foundation of multiple development projects worth over Rs 20,000 crore in Jammu and Kashmir, including the opening of the Banihal-Qazigund road tunnel to establish all-weather connectivity between the two regions of the union territory.

PM meets UAE delegations, says investment proposals in J&K have reached Rs 38,000 cr

Palli 24 Apr: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met delegations from the United Arab Emirates looking for opportunities to invest in Jammu and Kashmir, and said private investment proposals in the union territory has reached around Rs 38,000 crore.

You wont face troubles your parents, grandparents did: PM to youth of Kashmir

Samba 24 Apr: Reaching out to the youth of the Kashmir Valley, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spelled out initiatives for peace and development, and assured they will not inherit the problems faced by their parents and grandparents.

On PM Modi's Visit, Kashmiri Pandits Sit On Dharna Demanding Panel To Probe Exodus

Jammu 24 Apr: Demanding that a commission be setup to investigate the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley, members of the community sat on dharnas on Sunday to draw the attention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the Union Territory. Kashmiri Pandit Volunteers (KPV), led by Sandeep Mawa, have been sitting on a fast-unto-death for the past four days in Srinagar pressing for their demand.

Necessary To Raise Kashmir Issue At Congress: Ilhan Omar

Lahore 24 Apr: Visiting US Congresswoman Ilhan Omar has said that meeting victims of Indian ceasefire violations and seeing them suffer had made it all the more necessary than before to raise the Kashmir issue at Congress. 'Having met the Kashmiri people in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), who nurse bullet wounds due to ceasefire violations by India, was an incredible experience and this firsthand experience has put me under an obligation to stand for human rights and human dignity,' she said when asked about her bold stance on Kashmir and Palestine by a reporter at a local hotel.