12 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 12 September 2022

Hyderpora encounter: SC declines plea of Amir Magrey's father seeking exhumation of his son's body to perform last rites

Srinagar , September 12 : The Supreme Court on Monday declined the plea of the father of deceased Amir Magrey, who was killed in the Hyderpora encounter, seeking to exhume his body for performing last rites. Meanwhile, the top court also directed the Union of India to consider enacting appropriate legislation on exhumation so as to tackle the situations like the one on hand. "We are of the view that the relief granted by the High Court as contained in para 21 of the impugned judgment can be termed as just, proper and equitable.

Pakistani drone spotted near International Border in Punjab, BSF troops open fire

Srinagar , September 12 : A Pakistani drone was spotted near the International Border in Punjab's Gurdaspur early Monday morning. According to the information, the drone flew back towards the Pakistani side as the alert troops of the Border Security Force (BSF) fired several rounds at it. The drone was spotted near the International Border at around 5 am, in the area of BSF's Rosa Post BOP 89 Bn in Gurdaspur, Punjab.

Disengagement process in Gogra-Hotsprings as per schedule: Army chief

New Delhi , September 12 : Army Chief Gen Manoj Pande on Monday said the process of Indian and Chinese militaries disengaging from Patrolling Point 15 in the Gogra-Hotsprings area in eastern Ladakh was going as per schedule. The External Affairs Ministry had said on September 9 that the disengagement process will be completed by September 12. Gen Pande, who has returned to Delhi after a two-day visit to Ladakh, on Monday addressed a seminar on Army logistics at Manekshaw Centre here, and also referred to the eastern Ladakh border standoff that erupted two years ago.

J&K Situation Improved In Last 3-4 Years: DGP

Srinagar , September 12 : Asserting that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir has improved a lot during the past three to four years, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said on Monday that people have appreciated the working of police and other forces and there exists a mutual respect between the two. Singh made these remarks after laying foundation stone of multi storeyed buildings at Bhagwanpora, Sangam in Srinagar on Monday, a police spokesperson said. Addressing the locals of the area, Singh, he said, directed the jurisdictional officers to take necessary steps to solve the grievances of the people on priority.

Newly Recruited Militant Killed in Shopian Encounter

Shopian , September 12 : A newly recruited local militant affiliated with Lashkar-e-Taiba was killed while as a soldier was injured in a gunfight that broke out between militants and security forces in orchards of Shirmal village in Zainapora area in south Kashmirs Shopian district, officials said on Monday. Reports reaching here said that on specific input about the presence of militants, a joint team of police, Army and CRPF launched a search operation in the area. “As the joint team of forces advanced towards the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, which was retaliated, triggering an encounter”, officials said.

Who Told Azad To Restore Article 370: Soz

Srinagar , September 12 : Senior Congress leader Prof. Saifuddin Soz Monday said that Ghulam Nabi Azad has unfortunately misunderstood his own position. Ghulam Nabi Azad in a rally in North Kashmir had claimed that Article 370 of the Indian Constitution cant be restored. Who told him (Azad) to restore Article 370?, Soz questioned.

Deputations from South Kashmir call on Ghulam Nabi Azad

Srinagar September 12 : Several deputations from South Kashmir called on former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad & extended their support and also apprised him of various problems. Deputations include Ex-Legislators, DDC members, Ex-MP, Corporators, Sarpanches, Social activists and many more, who have expectations from Mr Azad. People were overwhelmed by his visit and decision to launch new party to work for the betterment of the people.

Rana pitches for Holiday on Birth Anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singhji

, September 12 : Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today strongly pitched for a Public Holiday on the Birth Anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji and made a passionate appeal to Lieutenant Governor Mr Manoj Sinha for conceding to the overwhelming public demand. The people are sentimentally attached to the Maharaja Sahib, not only for signing the instrument of accession of Jammu and Kashmir with the dominion of India but also for his public friendly, progressive and development oriented initiatives, Mr Rana said in a statement, adding that vast mass of people, nostalgically recall the Maharajas rule as golden era said Mr Rana while interacting with different people from different segments of the society here today. Mr Rana said that Maharaja Bahadurs golden era is the brightest chapter of Jammu and Kashmirs history and recognizing his contribution towards the people is a long pending mass demand transcending beyond communities and regions.