28 September 2022 News

News Briefs for 28 September 2022

Govts Agenda To Get Youngsters Into Mainstream: Army

Srinagar , September 28 : A ‘whole of nation’ approach is needed to save the youth of Jammu and Kashmir from getting radicalised, a senior Army official said on Wednesday. General officer Commanding (GoC) 16 Corps Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh said it is the government’s agenda to get youngsters into the mainstream and the Army is aligned with it to ensure peace and development in Jammu and Kashmir. “Radicalisation is a phenomenon under which the enemy country is making efforts to dislodge youth (of Jammu and Kashmir) from the right path and take them on the wrong path.

SIA Raids In Rajouri, Poonch Over Funding Case

Jammu , September 28 : The Jammu and Kashmir State Investigation Agency (SIA) on Wednesday carried out multiple raids and searches at houses of suspected persons in twin border districts of Poonch and Rajouri in a terror funding case, officials said. Three teams carried out simultaneous raids in different areas of Rajouri and Poonch including Dharati village (tehsil Balakote), Kuniyan village (tehsil Haveli, Poonch) and Julass village (tehsil Haveli), they said. The raids, carried out by SIA Jammu with the help of district administrations and police, were aimed at breaking the terror ecosystem and investigate the proceeds of terror funding, the officials said.

Ensure hassle-free movement of fruit trucks on national highway: KCCI to admin

Srinagar , September 28 : The Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Wednesday appealed to the administration to ensure hassle-free movement of fruit-laden trucks on the Srinagar-Jammu national highway. “We appeal to the government to ensure free movement of trucks. The government should ensure a mechanism so that the movement of the trucks goes on smoothly for the whole season,” KCCI president Sheikh Aashiq told reporters here.

FATF, UN Assembly, Floods stop Pak from sending send militants to Kashmir: Army commander

Nagrota (Jammu) , September 28 : There have not been many infiltration attempts along the Line of Control (LoC) recently as militant groups in Pakistan have sent their cadres to carry out relief work in flood-hit Balochistan and Sindh areas, a senior army officer said on Wednesday. General officer Commanding (GoC) 16 Corps Lieutenant General Manjinder Singh maintained that militants and their mentors, who try to engineer incidents in the south of Pir panchal in Jammu region, want to show to the world that entire Jammu and Kashmir is disturbed and militancy is not restricted to Kashmir only. “Due to these factors (flood situation in Pakistan, diversion of militant cadres to Balochistan and Sindh, FATF pressure on Pakistan and ongoing UN general assembly session), during past few days, there was not much effort (to carry out infiltrations),” he told reporters on the sidelines of a function here.

Polls in J&K expected next year: BJP leader

Bandipora , September 28 : Jammu and Kashmir BJP General Secretary Ashok Koul on Wednesday said that elections in Jammu and Kashmir are expected to be conducted in March-April next year after the publication of final electrical roll in November 25 this year. He said that January and February are not suitable for elections in J&K due to weather conditions and it’s obvious that elections will be conducted in March-April next year. He said that the publication of final electoral roll would be completed on November 25, following which voter list will be out and after that Elections Commission will start the preparation for conducting the elections in J&K.

SSP Traffic NH removed amid outrage over halting of fruit-laden trucks

Jammu , September 28 : A senior police officer was on Wednesday transferred and attached with police headquarters, a step that followed an outcry over halting of fruit-laden trucks from Kashmir valley to outside markets. The transfer order of Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), traffic national highway Shabir Ahmad Malik was issued by the home department, this morning. In the order issued by Financial commissioner-cum-additional chief secretary Raj Kumar Goyal said, “In the interest of administration, Shabir Ahmad Malik, SSP Traffic NHW, is hereby transferred and attached with police headquarters, J&K, with immediate effect.”Superintendent of Police, Ramban, Mohita Sharma was given the additional charge of the post till further orders, the order read.

Violence level in Jammu region comparatively low since 2012: GOC 16 Corps

Jammu , September 28 : General commanding officer(GOC), White Knight Corps, Lieutuenant General Manjinder Singh on Wednesday said that the violence level in Jammu region is comparatively low since 2012 year. Addressing media here at Jammu, the GOC said that from 2012 till today, the violence level in Jammu is comparatively low. "However Pakistan tries to infiltrate, spread militancy, ammunition and narcotics.

50 terrorists including 10 foreigners killed in Kulgam in last one yr: Police

Srinagar , September 28 : Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kulgam G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy Wednesday informed that 50 terrorists including 10 foreigners were killed since past one year in Kulgam and stated that clean operations will continue until peace is achieved. Addressing a joint press conference of Police, Army, and Police in Kulgam, SSP Chakravarthy said during the past 48 hours, three JeM terrorists were neutralized in two anti-terror operations.