13 August 2022 News

News Briefs for 13 August 2022

Bitta Karates wife, Salahudins son among 4 employees sacked

Srinagar , August 13 : The Jammu and Kashmir government Saturday sacked four employees including son of Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin and the wife of a jailed separatist who was also involved in killing on Kashmiri Pandits. All the four have been dismissed for allegedly having links with forces working against India and spreading malicious propaganda, officials said. They have been dismissed under Article 311 of the Constitution which enables the government to sack its employees without any inquiry.

CRPF soldier injured in grenade attack at Eidgah

Srinagar , August 13 : A CRPF Sub Inspector was injured after militants hurled a grenade towards CRPF bunker near Ali Masjid Eidgah area of Central Kashmirs Srinagar district on Saturday. A senior police officer said that militants lobbed a grenade on CRPF Bunker the grenade exploded with a loud bang on roadside. In this incident one CRPF SI namely Parvez Rana of 161 BN received minor splinter injuries.

Earlier Indian flag was burnt in Valley, today it can be hoisted anywhere: Thakur

New Delhi , August 13 : Union minister Anurag Thakur on Friday said there was a time when the Tiranga was burnt in the Valley, but after the abrogation of Article 370 under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, now one can hoist the national flag in any corner of Jammu & Kashmir and anytime. He was addressing a gathering at the Talkatora Stadium here during the grand finale of the youth-centric activation programme Badhe Chalo conceived by the Ministry of Culture as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to instill a deeper sense of love for the country. In his speech, he chanted slogans like Bharat Mata ki Jai and Har Ghar Tiranga and exhorted the crowd to join him in chanting.

National Lok Adalat 1,10,605 cases resolved in JK, Ladakh, Rs. 67.76 Crore settled

SRINAGAR , August 13 : J&K Legal Services Authority and Ladakh Legal Services Authority organized National Lok Adalat throughout the U.Ts of J&K and Ladakh today. In order to have maximum response and settlements between the parties in cases like MACT, matrimonial, cheque bounce cases under NI Act, Money recovery cases, etc., it was advised to organize pre-lok Adalat sittings or pre-counselling sessions well before the date of National Lok Adalat so that parties may get one or more chances for entering into negotiation/dialogue with the opposite parties. Apart this, webinars were organized to sensitize the officers of Legal Services Authorities/Committees, Panel Lawyers and PLVs about the importance of Lok Adalat as a mode for Alternate Dispute Resolution.

Executive Officer Suspended For Insulting National Flag in Budgam

Mohsin Khan Magam August 13 , August 13 : Amid Har Ghar Tiranga Campaign, an Executive Officer has been suspended for allegedly insulting the National Flag in Magam area of Central Kashmir's Budgam district, officials said on Saturday. The officials said that Sub divisional Magistrate (SDM) Beerwah has Suspended Executive Officer EO Magam after it was found that the Municipality Magam has Insulted the national Flag. Sources said that Municipality Magam was found Supplying the National Flag into the junk truck.

Four employees sacked for anti-national activities

Srinagar , August 13 : The Government of Jammu and Kashmir has ordered dismissal of four employees under Article 311 of the Constitution of India for their involvement in anti-national activities. According to the orde Government Order No. 738-JK(GAD) of 2020 dated 30.07.2020 which lies with Kashmir News service (KNS) , recommended dismissal of Dr. Muheet Ahmad Bhat, Scientist-D in Post-Graduate Department of Computer Science, University of Kashmir, son of Ghulam Rasool Bhat, Majid Hussain Qadri, Senior Assistant Professor, Department of Management Studies, University of Kashmir, son of Khurshid Ahmad Qadri, Syed Abdul Mueed, Manager, IT, JKEDI, son of Syed Mohd Yousf (alias Syed Salahudin, and Ms. Assabah-ul-Arjamand Khan, JKAS, DPO, Publicity, Directorate of Rural Development, Kashmir, wife of Farooq Ahmad Dar (alias Bitta Karatey).

After 32 years Kashmiris celebrating Independence Day like festival: Ashok Koul

Srinagar , August 13 : BJP's Ashok Koul, General Secretary (org) J&K along with ManzoorBhat, Incharge Media J&K and Ashok Bhat, BJP District President Srinagar Saturday participated in 'HarGharTiranga' campaign at Soiteng, Hazratbal and Eidgah, Srinagar as three day exercise began to mark India's 75th year of independence.Many hoisted Tricolor at their homes and as part of the campaign Ashok Koul distributed tricolours and has urged people to hoist the tricolor in their homes from August 13 to 15 to participate in the celebrations of 75 years of India's Independence, a statement from the party said.Speaking on the occasion Ashok Koul said that 'HarGharTiranga' is being run ahead of August 15th when the nation will celebrate its 75th Independence Day.

Dr Darakhshan meets Kashmiri Panditmigrants delegation

Srinagar , August 13 : Chairperson J&K Waqf Board and National Executive Member of BJP Dr DarakhshanAndrabi Saturday met a delegation of Kashmiri Pandit migrants from Vessu Migrant Camp at Srinagar.The official spokesperson said that Andrabi listened to their residential issues and tried to understand the problems faced by them amid the security risks.“They have some genuine issues which need to be considered sympathetically so that a solution of the problem is found. The issue will be taken up with the concerned quarters soon,” said Dr Darakhshan Andrabi after the meeting.

Sustained peace will pave way for J&K's prosperity, development: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar , August 13 : Apni Party (AP) president Syed Mohammad AltafBukhari Saturday paid his obeisance at the revered Dargah of Hazrat Baba HyderReshi (RA), popularly known as ReshMoulSaeb, at Anantnag town. While talking to the people, he said, “We all ought to pray for peace and prosperity of Jammu and Kashmir because the future of the people, especially youth, is only secure and protected if we maintain a sustained peace here.”He said, “Peace and harmony on this land will not only enable the prosperity and development here, but it will also augur political and economic empowerment to the people as well.”

J-K: World's highest Chenab railway bridge inaugurated today

Srinagar , August 13 : The golden joint of the world's highest Chenab railway bridge was inaugurated on Saturday. For the first time ever since independence, Srinagar will be linked to the rest of India after the overarch deck on the world's highest single-arch railway bridge over Chenab River will be launched. From the two ends of the Chenab River valley, the bridge superstructure on the arch was being gradually pushed, and it will eventually connect at the Center of the arch.