June 2022 News

News Briefs for 10 June 2022

J&K Govt Approves Scheme To Streamline Promotions Of Kashmiri Pandits

New Delhi 09 Jun: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has approved a scheme to promote employees of the Prime Minister's Development Package, in what is being seen as a step to ensure that Kashmiri Pandit government staff can move to safer locations. The move comes amidst protests by Kashmiri Pandits against targeted killings of community members by terrorists. On June 7, Kashmiri Pandit migrant employees held a candle light protests, which saw presence of their children, in Vessu camp located in South Kashmir demanding relocation outside the Valley.

2 LeT 'Hybrid Militants' Held In Sopore, Arms And Ammunition Recovered

Srinagar 09 Jun: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested two active hybrid militants along with arms and ammunition in Sopore town of North Kashmir's Baramulla district. An official told Kashmir News Service (KNS), that a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir Police, Army's 52 RR and CRPF BN during a Naka arrested two active hybrid militant at Gur Seer area of Sopore town.

After fraud allegations, LG orders probe into recruitment of sub-inspectors

Jammu 09 Jun: Taking cognisance of media reports about alleged fraud in the recruitment of police sub-inspectors in Jammu and Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday ordered a probe into the matter.Jammu and Kashmir Services Selection Board, Sub-Inspector result 2022 was declared online on June 4. With the list of shortlisted candidates out, the J-K Police recruitment exam has come under the scanner after several aspirants have called it a fraud and unfair .

China slams US General for criticising its military build-up at Sino-India border as alarming

Beijing 09 Jun: China on Thursday termed the critical remarks by a top US General on its infrastructure build-up at the Sino-India border as a despicable act and criticised the attempts of some American officials to add fuel to fire, emphasising that Beijing and New Delhi have the will and capability to properly resolve their differences through talks. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian made the remarks during a media briefing here while replying to a question on the comments by US Armys Pacific Commanding General Charles A Flynn, who termed the situation in eastern Ladakh as alarming.

Press Club of India strongly castigates J&K police

New Delhi 09 Jun: The Press Club of India (PCI) on Thursday took serious exception to the alleged harassment of a journalist by Jammu and Kashmir police and demanded that an enquiry be immediately conducted against the force. The journalist body also urged the Union government and Jammu-Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to immediately intervene to safeguard the freedom of the press and stop further harassment and targeted witch hunting of journalists. The PCIs demands came after Shahid Tantray, a journalist with The Caravan magazine, accused the Jammu and Kashmir police of harassing him over his article on the Armys interference in activities in Kashmir, a charge denied by the force which said it had received a complaint against him for putting lives of some prominent individuals in danger.

Remarks do not reflect views of govt: MEA

New Delhi 09 Jun: Facing widespread anger in the Arab countries over the controversial comments on Prophet Mohammad (PBUH), India on Thursday said it has made it clear that the remarks do not reflect the views of the government.

Pakistan And Militants Changing Kashmir Strategy: Experts

Srinagar 09 Jun: Cautioning that the recent targeted killings in Kashmir show a change in strategy by Pakistan and militants, security experts have sought measures including strengthening of the intelligence network. Security expert and former J&K police chief Kuldip Khoda told this newspaper that targeted killings by militants is a cause of concern.