October 2021 News

29 October 2021 News

Will Compensate Apple Farmers: LG

2021-10-28: Moved by the losses suffered by apple farmers due to untimely snows last week, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said those who suffered substantial losses will get all possible assistance from the government. 'The government will provide all possible assistance to the farmers who suffered losses in the recent untimely snowfall,' Sinha told media persons after inaugurating the Apple Festival in Srinagar.

Crackdown On Kashmiri Students For Celebrating Pak Win In Indo-Pak Match Is Condemnable:Mufti

2021-10-28: Former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said the 'crackdown' on Kashmiri students after the India-Pakistan match both within J&K and outside is 'reprehensible'. She said this in response to a tweet that revealed that three Kashmir students have been arrested in Agra despite 'no anti-national' act.

J&K Forgive My Son If He Has Committed Any Mistake: Arsheed's Mother's Plea To Authorities

2021-10-28: The mother of Arsheed Yousuf, who has been booked by the authorities in Uttar Pradesh's Agra area under sedition for celebrating win of Pakistan in T20 match over India on Sunday, has appealed to the authorities to have mercy upon her and forgive her son if he has committed any mistake. Notably, on Tuesday Raja Balwant Singh Engineering Techincal College in Agra suspended three Kashmiri students for allegedly taking to social media to celebrate Pakistan's win over India in T20 World cup match on Sunday.

'Darakhshan Andrabi's Elevation To BJP National Executive Loudly Speaks Of BJP's Future In Kashmir': Ashok Koul

2021-10-28: Bharatiya Janata Party Kashmir Unit today felicitated senior Party leader & Chairperson of Waqf Development Committee of Union Ministry of Minority Affairs Dr Darakhshan Andrabi at Srinagar for her nomination as the National Executive Member of BJP. Dr Andrabi is the first Kashmiri to be part of the party's top decision making body.

Police Say Terrorist Out To Kill Shopkeeper Shot Dead

2021-10-28: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday said a terrorist, who was allegedly involved in the killing of two migrant workers, was shot dead before he could target a shopkeeper in Baramulla. In a series of tweets, police said Javid Ahmad Wani was killed at Cherdari near Baramulla after he attacked security forces. They added a pistol, a magazine, and a grenade was recovered from his possession.

3 J&K Students Arrested In Agra For Hailing Pakistan Win Against India

2021-10-28: Three engineering students from Jammu and Kashmir studying in a college Agra were arrested on October 27 for allegedly committing cyber terrorism by updating their WhatsApp status to hail Pakistan's recent victory over India in the T20 cricket World Cup. The three students of the Raja Balwant Singh Management Technical Campus were arrested in the evening following an FIR lodged against them at the Jagdishpura police station in the morning.

Militant Killed In Encounter In Baramulla

2021-10-28: One militant was killed in a brief shootout in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday, police said. A police spokesperson said militants fired upon an area domination patrol of the Army and police at Cherdari in Baramulla district. The security forces retaliated, resulting in the death of one ultra, the spokesperson said, adding that a pistol, a magazine and a hand grenade were found on his body.