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News Briefs for 09 May 2022

Outpouring Of Grief As Slain Policeman Laid To Rest In Srinagar

Srinagar 08 May: Hundreds of people participated in the funeral of a policeman who was killed by militants in Srinagar. The funeral took place late Saturday night, barely an hour after a wreath laying ceremony was held for constable Ghulam Hassan Dar at the district police lines in Srinagar. Police officers led by IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar, DIG central Kashmir range, SSP Srinagar, SSP (Police control room) and other officials paid tributes.

Pakistani terrorist among two killed in Kulgam encounter: Police

Srinagar 08 May: A Pakistani terrorist was among two killed in an encounter in Kulgam district on Sunday, police said here. Kashmir zone police in a Tweet informed that both the trapped terrorists killed and incriminating materials including arms & ammunition have been recovered. Police said that search was going on and further details will be shared accordingly.

Jammu Kashmir People's Forum Holds Rally To Pay Homage To Pakistan Occupied Jammu & Kashmir's Martyrs

Srinagar 08 May: Members of different political and social organizations, under the banner of the Jammu Kashmir Peoples Forum, held a rally on Sunday, 8th May 2022 in Jammu to pay homage and floral tributes to martyrs of Pakistan Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (PoJK) since independence.

Army vice chief visits locations along LoC

Jammu 08 May: Vice Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General B S Raju on Sunday visited forward locations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir and reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness, a defence spokesman said. Lt Gen Raju reached the Northern Army headquarters in Udhampur on Saturday to take part in a two-day North Tech Symposium, which saw participants from the Army and the defence manufacturing industry discussing policies and procedures for expeditious procurement and self-reliance in defence initiatives. On the second day of the symposium on Saturday, an exhibition was organised, wherein 162 companies from the Indian defence industry, including MSMEs, DRDO and DPSU, participated and exhibited their products.

Article 370 history, reclaiming of PaJK soon: VHP leader

Jammu 08 May: Article 370 of the Constitution has become a history, senior Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) leader Surendra Jain said on Sunday as he raised a pitch for reclaiming parts of Jammu and Kashmir under the illegal occupation of Pakistan and China, saying it will become a reality soon. Jain, Union Joint General Secretary of VHP, was speaking at a rally Punya Bhumi Samaran Sabha organized by RSS-backed Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Forum here to pay collective tributes to those who were killed in Pakistani onslaught on October 22, 1947 and reiterate a pledge to reclaim the lost areas. Senior BJP leaders led Tiranga yatra from different parts of the city to join the rally which was attended by Pakistan-administered Jammu and Kashmir (PaJK) displaced persons from within and outside Jammu and Kashmir besides Peethadheeshwar Sri Sri 1008 Sri Swami Vishwatmanand Saraswati Maharaj, Mahamandaleshwar Swami Dharmadev, film actor and producer Mukesh Rishi.

Infiltrating militant killed in Rajouri: Army

Jammu 08 May: A militant was killed on Saturday as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. An alert Army patrol noticed the movement of the terrorist attempting to cross the border in the Lam sector of Naushera and challenged him, the spokesman said. The militant opened fire and was killed in the ensuing gunfight, the spokesman said, adding the body has been retrieved.

Pakistan Urged To Toughen Line Against Indian Designs On Held Kashmir

Muzaffarabad 08 May: The Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF), an organisation advocating reunification and complete independence of the divided erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, called upon Islamabad on Saturday to have a 'serious review' of its policy on the disputed Himalayan region in the wake of India's unilateral Aug 5, 2019 actions.

Nobody Can Change Ground Situation In Jammu And Kashmir, Ladakh: Farooq Abdullah On Delimitation Exercise

Srinagar 08 May: Reiterating National Conference's stand on delimitation exercise, party president and former chief minister of Jammu-Kashmir Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday said that nobody can change the ground situation in Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh. Abdullah said that the party's stand on the entire process of delimitation was crystal clear. He said the entire process was a smoke screen to draw a veil over the obscure agenda at work.