17 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 17 September 2022

Shifting Prisoners Outside J&K An Administrative Exercise: Police

Srinagar , September 17 : Shifting of prisoners from Jammu and Kashmir to outside the Union Territory is a purely administrative exercise undertaken due to overcrowding of jails, Director General Prisons, H K Lohia, said here on Saturday. Lohia was speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a function at Central Jail Srinagar. It (shifting of prisoners) is an administrative matter.

3 militants involved in killing of Migrant Labour arrested in Bandipora : Police

Bandipora, Sep 17 ( KNS ) , September 17 : Bandipora Police on Saturday claimed to have solved killing of non local by arresting three local militants involved in the killing and recovered a pistol from their possession. The police said that on the intervening night of 11-12 August, a non-local labourer Amrez Masoori Resident of Bihar was shot dead by some unknown Militants in Sadunara. "Formal case was registered under relevant provisions of law and investigation was set into motion," it said.

China blocks proposal by US and India to blacklist Pak-based 26/11 LeT handler

United Nations , September 17 : China has blocked a proposal by the US and India at the United Nations to blacklist top Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) militant Sajid Mir, one of India’s most wanted terrorists and the main handler of the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks, in the third such move by Beijing within four months. It is learnt that Beijing put a hold on Thursday on the proposal moved by the US and co-designated by India to blacklist Mir under the 1267 Al-Qaeda Sanctions Committee of the UN Security Council as a global terrorist and subject him to assets freeze, travel ban and arms embargo. Mir is one of India’s most wanted terrorists and has a bounty of USD 5 million placed on his head by the US for his role in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks carried out by Pakistan-based LeT terrorists.

JK special summary revision: Migrant BLOs trained to ensure 100 percent registration of Kashmiri Pandits

Jammu , September 17 : Migrant booth level officers have been trained by authorities here to ensure 100 per cent registration of Kashmiri pandits with the special summary revision of electoral rolls in Jammu and Kashmir underway, an official said on Saturday. The Election Commission has already appointed three assistant electoral registration officers (Migrant) at Jammu, Udhampur and Delhi for the special summary revision of Kashmiri migrant photo electoral rolls. The office of the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Electoral Officer organised a training programme for migrant BLOs at its headquarters here on Friday in view of the ongoing special summary revision of electoral rolls and better handling of various IT applications by the officers, the official said.

Tarigami questions govt over claims of job creation, investments after Article 370 abrogation

Srinagar , September 17 : CPI (M) leader M Y Tarigami on Saturday said abrogation of Article 370, which guaranteed special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has left a “deep scar” on the psyche of the people. The Left party, as part of its nationwide protest programme, demonstrated at Press Colony here against price rise, unemployment, attacks on the working class, peasants, apple growers, and democratic rights of the people. Holding placards, the demonstrators shouted slogans against the ‘anti-people’ and repressive policies of the BJP government.