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News Briefs for 23 May 2022

All Need To Join Hands To Fight Militancy In J&K: Azad

Jammu 22 May: Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday expressed concern over spate in terror acts, particularly the target killings in the Valley and reiterated that the militancy in J&K could be eliminated only with the joint efforts of all stakeholders.

'Blood Will Spill': Terror Group Issues Threat Ahead Of Amarnath Yatra In J&K

Srinagar 22 May: The Resistance Front, an outfit of militant organisation Lashkar-e-Taiba, issued a threat on Sunday, ahead of the Amarnath Yatra. The Amarnath Yatra is a pilgrimage to the Amarnath temple in Jammu and Kashmir which takes place during the summer months. In a letter, the group wrote, 'They [government] are going to use Amarnath Yatra for their dirty politics. From mere 15,000 to 8 lakh pilgrim registrations and from 15 days to 80 days is just to provoke the sensitivity of Kashmir situation. It has come to our knowledge that this fascist regime is pumping RSS sanghis into the Valley in the name of Amarnath Yatra.'

BJP used migrant Kashmiri pandits to get into power but always failed them : G A Mir

Srinagar 22 May: Former minister and Ut Congress Chief, G A Mir on Sunday said that the BJP used Kashmiri pandits for political gains at every stage but failed them when it came to their safety and security. Mir made the statement speaking to reporters at Vesu pandit colony in Anantnag district. "Modi used the Kashmiri pandits always to get into power but always failed them.

NC denounces disengagement of- Rehbar-e-Khel, Ziraat, Janglaat employees

Srinagar 22 May: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday denounced LG administrations decision of disengaging Rehbar-e-Khel, Zirat, and Janglaat employees, saying the undemocratic action will further deepen the employment crisis in J&K. Reacting to the government`s order of disengaging Rehbar e Khel, Ziraat and Janglaat employees, JKNC State Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said that the decisions are indeed a grave injustice with thousands of professionally trained youth, who worked on meagre salary just relying on the hope of regularisation after stipulated time frame of five to seven years. He said the scheme was framed by the elected governments keeping in view the alarming rates of unemployment rates in J&K.

Pak national arrested along IB in Jammu

Jammu 22 May: A 21-year-old Pakistani national was arrested when he intruded into the Indian territory from across the International Border (IB) here, officials said on Sunday. Saber Nawaz, a resident of Malik Chak, crossed into Akhnoor sector in the outskirts of Jammu on Saturday and was noticed by the alert Indian army guarding the border, the officials said. They said Nawaz was challenged and subsequently taken into custody.