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News Briefs for 04 May 2022

Security Forces Outside Mosque In Anantnag Pelted With Stones On Eid

Srinagar 03 May: An incident of stone-pelting was reported outside a mosque in South Kashmir's Anantnag district after early morning Eid prayers. Security forces were pelted with stones. A video of the incident that shows many men hurling stones at security forces has emerged. According to sources, when during the prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr, a few miscreants raised slogans, demanding a 'free Kashmir'. As security forces stepped in, the miscreants started hurling stones at them.

Kashmir Celebrates Covid confined-free Eid ul fitr after gap of two years

Srinagar May 03 May: With preeminent decline in covid positive cases from last several months, Muslims across Kashmir valley on Tuesday celebrated covid confined-free Eid ul fitr after gap of two years along with the other parts of country. Rain failed to dampen the emotions of muslims as Men and children dressed in their best thronged mosques, shrines and Eidgahs across the Valley to participate in the special prayers of Eid-ul-Fitr, the festival that marks the culmination of the fasting month of Ramzan. Keeping in view the weather advisory issued by the weathermen, eid prayers were held before the onset of rain, however the downpour didn`t stopped the remaining devotees from offering prayers.

NMC, DCI advise aspirants not to travel to Pak for Medical, Dental Education

JAMMU 03 May: National Medical Commission (NMC) and Dental Council of India (DCI) have advised all concerned not to travel to Pakistan for pursuing Medical/Dental Education. According to communiqus issued in this regard by Secretary NMC and Secretary DCI, any Indian national/overseas citizen of India who intends to take admission in MBBS/BDS or equivalent medical/dental course in any medical/dental college of Pakistan shall not be eligible for appearing in FMGE/screening test or seeking employment in India on the basis of educational qualifications (in any subject) acquired in Pakistan except those who had joined Pakistan degree colleges/institutions before December 2018 or later after obtaining Security Clearance from MHA till date. However, migrants and their children who have acquired medical/dental degree or higher education in Pakistan and have been awarded citizenship by India would continue to be eligible for appearing in FMGE/ NEXT/screening Test or seeking employment in India after obtaining Security Clearance from MHA, stated NMC and DCI.

SIA files chargesheet against three Hizb ul Mujahideen Terrorists

Srinagar May 02 03 May: State investigation agency on Tuesday filed chargesheet against three terrorists of banned militant outfit Hizb ul Mujahideen. As per the statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), SIA filed chargesheet against three Hizb-Ul-Mujahideen terrorists namely Asif Shabir Naik a resident of Kashtigarh in Doda, his father Shabir Hussain Naik alias Khalid Shabir currently operating from Pakistan and Safdar Hussain alias Ehsan of village Marmat of Doda who too is based in Pakistan. The investigating agency submitted the chargesheet against the three accused before the TADA/POTA/NIA Special Court in Jammu, statement reads.

Centre seeks time from SC for filing response to pleas challenging sedition law

Srinagar 03 May: New Delhi, May 3 The Centre has sought time from the Supreme Court to file its response on a batch of pleas challenging the constitutional validity of the colonial era penal law on sedition.

'If Elections Happen In Kashmir': Congress Leader Ghulam Nabi Azad's Response On J&K Polls

New Delhi 03 May: As India celebrates Eid-ul-Fitr today, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad offered Namaz at the Parliament Street Mosque in Delhi. He also spoke to the media outside the mosque and talked about elections in Kashmir. Azad said that if elections were held in Jammu and Kashmir, then 'all will be well'.