News Briefs for 28 July 2022
Govt Renames 18 Schools After Martyrs, KP Poet Srinagar , July 28 : The Union Territory administration on Thursday announced to rename a number of government schools, colleges, roads after fallen soldiers and cops besides eminent personalities who died while serving their duty for the country. According to an order from the General Administrative department (GAD) the sanction has been accorded to naming of infrastructure assets after the following martyrs/eminent personalities. The order was issued by Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, Principal Secretary to the Government of J&K.
Police Attaches 5 More Houses Used For Militancy Srinagar , July 28 : Continuing its crackdown on alleged militant sympathisers, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Thursday attached five more houses in Srinagar for allegedly being used for militancy purposes. In a handout issued here Thursday, a police spokesperson said that after taking prior approval of PHQ, five properties have been attached as per provisions of sec 2(g) and 25 Unlawful activities prevention act (UAPA). Among the properties include the house of Baber Suhail Sofi and Adil Mohd Lone at Lawaypora and Muzaffar Ahmad Mir and Rameez Ahmad Mir at Maloora in the city outskirts.
JK admin names 18 schools after martyrs, eminent persons SRINAGAR , July 28 : Jammu and Kashmir administration on Thursday named 18 schools after martyrs and eminent personalities, officials said. The move is part of the Lieutenant Governor administrations decision to name infrastructure assets after those who gave up their life in the service of the nation. Sanction is hereby accorded to naming of infrastructure assets after the martyrs/eminent personalities, an order issued by Principal Secretary to government, General Administration Department, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi, said.
PDP Foundation Day: Road to India becoming Vishwaguru goes through J&K, says Mehbooba Srinagar , July 28 : India can become a Vishwaguru (global leader) of Prime Minister Narendra Modis dreams as it has power, democracy and secularism but the road to achieving that goes through Jammu and Kashmir, PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti said on Thursday. I want to tell Modi ji that you keep on saying that you will make this country a Vishwaguru. Let you make it a Vishwaguru, first handle your home.
No one should object to hoisting Tricolor, no one should force either: Omar Abdullah Srinagar , July 28 : National Conference (NC) vice-president and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday said that no one should object to hoisting the tricolor but no one should be forced as well. Talking to reporters he said that "No one should object to hoisting the tricolour at their home because it is the flag of the country. "I don`t think anyone should object to it but no one should be forced to hoist the tricolor either," Omar Abdullah said in reply to a query about the "Har Ghar Tiranga" Campaign.
Kejriwal led AAP will bring a change in system in J&K: Salahuddin Khan Taranum Khanday Srinagar , July 28 : Senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and in charge Jammu and Kashmir, Salahuddin Khan on Thursday said that Arvind Kejriwal led AAP will bring a change in the system in Jammu and Kashmir and will provide basic facilities to the people. Talking exclusively to Kashmir News Service (KNS), Salahuddin said that Arvind Kejriwal less AAP will bring a change in the system in J&K, as central governments aim is to deceive and mislead the people of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that several scams have surfaced here regarding recruitments, which shows that the aim of the BJP led government is to deceive and mislead the people here.
HC disposes of PIL seeking Shariah compliant windows in Jammu and Kashmir Bank Srinagar , July 28 : The Jammu and Kashmir High Court disposed of a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking a direction to the Union Finance Ministry and the Reserve Bank of India to issue appropriate notification permitting opening of Shariah Compliant windows in all branches of Jammu and Kashmir Bank.The Division Bench of Chief Justice Pankaj Mittal and Justice Javed Iqbal Wani observed that the Court cannot enter into the realm of policy decisions of the Government.
Pakistan pulls Out of Olympiad New Delhi , July 28 : Pakistan raised the Kashmir spectre to pull out of the 44th Chess Olympiad in Mamallapuram on the eve of the event, citing India's torch relay passing through Kashmir on June 21. The 13-member Pakistani contingent had already checked into the team hotel in Mamallapuram when they were informed they would not be taking part. In a statement, Pakistan's foreign ministry said that India has chosen to politicise this prestigious international sporting event by passing the torch relay through Jammu and Kashmir. It said the matter would be raised with the International Chess Federation. Accusing Pakistan of politicising the event, the MEA said the UTs of J&K and Ladakh "have been, are, and will remain an integral part of India."