19 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 19 September 2022

Hurriyat finished in JK: DGP

Jammu , September 19 : The separatist Hurriyat Conference is finished in Jammu and Kashmir but attempts are being made to keep it alive from Pakistan, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said on Monday, adding that the militancy in the region which is on crutches. He also said that most of the madrassas (Islamic seminaries) are doing a good job but a tight vigil is being maintained on such institutions whose students have become militants in the past. Hurriyat (Conference) is finished in Jammu and Kashmir.

IG issues orders to ensure smooth passage to fruit trucks

Srinagar , September 19 : Inspector General of Police (IGP), Traffic, Vikramjit Singh on Monday directed all the SSPs of traffic to take immediate necessary measures to ensure smooth passage to the fruit laden trucks. The directions were passed days after the Kashmir Valley Fruit Growers Cum Dealers Union (KVFGCDU) staged protests in all Fruit Mandis of the Valley against what they termed as the deliberate stoppage of apple and pear loaded trucks on various spots of Srinagar-Jammu National Highway. He chaired a meeting at Traffic Headquarters here to discuss the issue of movement of trucks from Kashmir and to further facilitate their movement.

GI Tagged Kashmiri Saffron reaches Global market: DAK

SRINAGAR , September 19 : Director Agriculture Kashmir Chowdhury Mohammad Iqbal today visited India international Kashmir saffron trade centre, Dussu pampore to take stock of its functioning. Speaking on the occasion, Director Agriculture expressed the satisfaction over the performance of IIKSTC over the period of last two years. He said the lab at IIKSTC which the department uses on trial bases for the last two years have been able to process more than 3000 kgs of fresh saffron flowers from which more than 300 kgs of saffron was harvested.

J&K Waqf Board bans Dastaar Bandi of political leaders at shrines, religious places

Srinagar , September 19 : The Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board on Monday ordered ban on Dastaar Bandi (turban-tying) ceremonies of people particularly political leaders at all shrines and religious places governed by the board. An order said that J&K Waqf Board chairperson stated that Dastaar Bandi of people for religious achievement will be allowed with prior permission. It said that the Board is in receipt of a number of complaints regarding unethical use of platform of Ziyarats to appease influential people, particularly the political leaders, through Turban-tying (Dastaar Bandi) ceremony at Ziyarats / Khangahs.

SC declines to hear plea on Kashmiri Pandit's murder in 1989

New Delhi , September 19 : The Supreme Court on Monday said it is not inclined to admit a petition seeking a probe into the killing of a Kashmiri Pandit in 1989, observing the petitioner can seek relief from the high court. A bench of Justices B R Gavai and C T Ravikumar noted it had recently refused to entertain a similar petition, and allowed the petitioner to withdraw the application. “If you want to withdraw, you withdraw it,” the bench said, adding, “We have made it clear that we cannot discriminate between two petitions.”Senior advocate Gaurav Bhatia, appearing for the petitioner, withdrew the plea with liberty to take appropriate remedy available in law.

Azad no threat to BJP: Ashok Koul

Srinagar, September 19 : Jammu and Kashmir Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary (organisation) Ashok Koul on Monday said his party has no threat former Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad. Talking to reporters here in Budgam, the senior BJP leader said that there is no threat to his unit in jammu and Kashmir from Ghulam Nabi Azad led group. Every individual has right to form new party like Gulam Nabi Azad did," he said, adding that Azad is forming his own separate party, we welcome him.

BJPs massive outreach to last person in society jitters opposition: Rana

UNA September 19 : BJP Co-Prabhari for Himachal Pradesh elections, Mr Devender Singh Rana today said the opposition jitteriness reflects the frustration over the BJP's massive outreach to last person in the society in a bid to elicit their participation in the implementation of various schemes tailored for their welfare, empowerment and progress. Addressing Scheduled Caste Convention at Kutlahar Mandal, during the second leg tour of the Una District, Mr Devender Rana c astigated the Congress for being inimical to the interests of Scheduled Castes, saying that it has been exploiting the weaker sections as a vote bank in a desperate bid to become relevant in the Indian politics after being rejected by the people.

BJP ST Morcha delegation calls on Lt Governor

SRINAGAR, September 19 : A delegation of BJP ST Morcha headed by its National President and Member Parliament Sh Samir Oraon today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhawan. The members of the delegation apprised the Lt Governor about various concerning issues of the Tribal community. Sh Samir Oraon, Member Parliament from Jharkhand also discussed with the Lt Governor various developmental and public important issues.

Swift Action: Miscreant Arrested for Pelting stones on Crew Members During Film Shoot in Anantnag: Police

Srinagar, Sep 19 ( KNS ) , September 19 : In a swift action, Anantnag Police on Monday said that it has arrested a miscreant for pelting stones on crew members during a film shoot in Pahalgam area of South Kashmir's Anantnag district. In tweet, Anantnag police wrote, “During the ongoing film shooting at Pahalgam,on 18th sept, at the closing of the shooting at 07:15 PM, One miscreant have pelted stones on the crew members. Accordingly FIR no.