J&K Briefs for May 01, 2022 08:25 AM
DGP sanctions retirement gift of Rs 2.58 Cr. in favour of 258 retiring Police officer/officialsJammu April 30 (KNS) 30 Apr: As a token of appreciation of their services to the department, the
Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh has sanctioned
retirement gift of rupees 2.58 crore in favour of 258 Police
officers/official who are retiring from active services after attaining
superannuation or taking voluntary retirement today. Vide PHQ J&K Order No. 1464 of 2022 retirement gift of rupees
one lakh each was sanctioned in favour of 11 Gazetted officers, 209
Non-gazetted officers, 31 lower subordinates, and seven followers.
May Day: Welfare of fixed income groups, daily wagers, unorganised labour, high on NC agenda: Dr Farooq AbdullahSrinagar 30 Apr: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference president Dr Farooq
Abdullah in his message on Labour Day (May Day) saluted the
determination and hard work of countless workers who play a big role in
the development of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh saying that the party will
continue to work for the welfare of fixed income groups and daily wagers
including artisans. Appreciating the toil of workers from organized as well unorganized
sector, Dr Farooq, in a statement said, When we celebrate May 1st as
International Labour Day around the globe, for us its a day of
remembrance of the indigenous struggle of our own people at Zaldagar,
and silk factory against the unjust system. I take this opportunity and
pay glowing tributes to the martyrs of the Zaldagar massacre.
April Records 14 Encounters: 23 Militants, 2 Soldiers KilledSrinagar 30 Apr: Jammu and Kashmir reported 14 encounters in the month of April in which 23 militants were killed. As per the data of the 14 encounters, 13 were reported in Kashmir division and one in Jammu division. Data states that 64 militants were killed in J&K this year so far
and among them two were killed in Jammu division and 62 in Kashmir
High prices, cripped economy drain shopping spirit this Eid in KashmirSrinagar 30 Apr: Markets across Kashmir lacked the usual buzz ahead
of Eid-ul-Fitr this year, with people citing inflation and back-to-back
lockdowns as reasons that have broken the back of poor and middle
class people. Shopkeepers said that after two-three years they were expecting huge
rush and good sales ahead of Eid but due to inflation people are unable
to buy much this year. Javaid Ahmad, a shopkeeper from Lal Chowk in Anantnag, who deals in
readymade garments, said that the market is down and most visitors just
come to buy items they require in day-to-day life, nothing else.
Jamia Masjid Srinagar requested to hold Eid prayers at 7amSrinagar 30 Apr: Anjuman Auqaf Jamia Masjid Srinagar has been
requested to schedule Eid prayers at 7am in order to handle situation
efficiently after civil and police administration held a meeting withe
the Auqaf committee. An official said that Civil and Police Administration had a meeting with
the Anjuman-e-Auqaaf Jamia Masjid Nowhatta Srinagar today regarding
conduct of Eid Ul Fitr prayers. He said that among addressing other issues, the committee has been
requested to schedule the prayers at 7:00 am on the day of Eid to handle
the situation efficiently in case of any Law & Order problems and
to ensure public safety and security.
Allow panchs, sarpanchs to visit families on Eid: OmarSrinagar 30 Apr: National Conference (NC) leader Omar Abdullah on
Saturday said the government should allow the sarpanchs and panchs who
are lodged in secure accommodations to meet their families on
Eid-ul-Fitr. These are the kinds of messages Im receiving these days. Panch &
Sarpanch held against their will by the police and not even being
allowed to offer Friday prayers.
Policeman killed, five others injured in two separate blasts in Pakistans KPKPeshawar 30 Apr: A policeman has been killed and five others
injured in two separate blasts in Pakistans restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
province, police said on Saturday. A police constable was killed and another was injured when an improvised
explosive device detonated close to the main gate of Nisatta police
station in Charsadda district on Friday night, district police officer
Suhail Khalid said. The injured policeman was shifted to the district headquarters hospital.
62 Terrorists Killed In 4 Months In Kashmir, Anti-terrorists Ops To Continue: PoliceSrinagar 30 Apr: As many as 62 terrorists including 15 foreigners were killed during anti-terrorists operations in Kashmir so far this year, while April witnessed 13 encounters in Valley during which 21 terrorists and 2 soldiers were killed, officials said. A top police official told Rising Kashmir that 62 terrorists which included 15 foreigners were killed in the first four months this year in 42 operations.