News Briefs for 03 May 2022
PoJK DPs Demand Political Reservation, JPC PackageJammu 02 May: A one day seminar on the topic 'Contextualizing the real issues of PoJK DPs in the emerging socio-political scenario' was jointly organized by PoJK Pahari Speaking DPs Forum, Sharnarthi Action Committee, SoS International and MJR47 at RS Pura today. More than 150 individuals participated in the seminar. The seminar was conducted in two sessions. In the first session, the representatives namely from various organizations fighting for issues of the PoJK DPs spoke on the topic.
Inter-district narco-terror dodule busted in Baramulla, 2 associates held: PoliceSrinagar 02 May: Security forces on Monday buster a narco-terror module by arrested two
associates of LeT outfit and also recovered heroin worth 1.5 crores and
arms and ammunition as well in Baramulla district. According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS),
during routine joint naka checking at Chenad crossing by Baramulla
Police & Army 52 RR, two persons who were travelling in a
tipper bearing registration JK09B-9787 were stopped for checking. The statement reads that during search of the vehicle 800 grams of
contraband heroin-like substance was recovered from the vehicle and both
persons were arrested who identified themselves as Nisar Ahmad Khan S/O
Mohd Maqbool r/o Khahmoh Rafiabad, Baramulla and Mohd Rafiq Khan S/O
Mehmood Khan r/ Lountha Tanghdhar, Kupwara Involved vehicle was also seized.
Two CRPF jawans injured in IED blast in TralSrinagar 02 May: Two CRPF personnel were injured in an IED blast during area domination
in Larmoo area of Tral in Awantipora on Monday evening, police said
here. Kashmir zone police, while quoting IGP Kashmir on its official
Twitter handle said that joint teams of security forces were retaliating
and reinforcement have been sent along with senior officer. He said that a joint team of Police & CRPF were conducting area
domination in 02 BP bankers during which a minor IED blast took place
in Larmoo area.
Foreign militants now coming out of hideouts: Outgoing GoC 15 CorpsSrinagar 02 May: General officer Commanding (GoC) of Srinagar-based
armys 15 Corps, Lieutenant General DP Pandey, on Monday said that
since the number of local militants has started going down
significantly, foreign militants are feeling compelled to come out of
their hideouts and thats why forces are able to trace them. The foreign militants, majority of them, were on the quiet. They were
putting local youth on the forefront in carrying out operations against
IED blast in Tral, 2 CRPF soldiers injured: PoliceAnantnag 02 May: Two personnel of the paramilitary CRPF were
injured after militants targeted their bullet proof mobile bunker with
an Improvised Explosive Detonator (IED), here in Tral area of Awantipora
police district in South Kashmir. They have received minor injuries and have been evacuated to the
hospital for treatment, Inspector General of Police (IGP), Vijay Kumar,
has said. The incident took place in Larmoo village of Tral, Monday evening, at
about 7:30 PM.
Claims of normalcy in Kashmir all lies: MehboobaSrinagar 02 May: PDP president Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the
Jammu and Kashmir administrations decision to disallow Eid prayers at
the Jamia Masjid here proves that the Centres claims about normalcy in
the union territory are self serving lies and contradictions. The administration had put conditions on holding Eid prayers at the
Jamia Masjid including that prayers be held at 7 am and the management
committee of the mosque give an undertaking that no untoward incident
will take place during or after prayers. Eid prayers disallowed yet again in Jama Masjid tomorrow.
Omar trying to communalise situation in J&K: BJPJammu 02 May: National Conference leader Omar Abdullah is
attempting to communalise the situation in Jammu and Kashmir by
deceitfully trying to connect power cuts with Sehri and Namaz, the BJP
alleged on Monday. Abdullah on Wednesday had said that electricity supply is deliberately
being curtailed at Sehri and Iftar hours to hassle the Muslim community
observing the holy month of Ramzan. Reacting to the NC vice presidents statement, the chief spokesperson of
BJPs Jammu and Kashmir unit, Sunil Sethi, said finally the National
Conference has thrown away its false clothing of secularism and its
communal face with fangs have come out.