November 2021 News

News Briefs for 15 November 2021

Muslims Perform Last Rites Of Elderly Kashmiri Pandit Living Alone In Pulwama

Srinagar 14 Nov: In a classic act of communal harmony and amity, members of Muslim community Sunday performed last rites of an elderly deceased Pandit in Washbugh in south Kashmir's Pulwama district. According to news agency GNS, Kanhaiya Lal, 80, was putting up as a lone family member from the minority community at Washbugh and died of prolonged illness on Saturday evening.

G A Mir Kick starts Jan Jagran Programme, says Congress committed to fight against discrimination, injustice

Bandipora 14 Nov: The J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) President Ghulam Ahmad Mir on Sunday urged the people to join Congress Party in the fight against wrong policies of BJP Govt at Centre. Mir also urged the Party cadres to make the Jan Jagran Abhiyaan successful. JKPCC President made these comments while kickstarting Jan Jagran Abhiyaan from Bandipora District and also addressed a massive public meeting on this occasion.

Saddened by the plight of 90 year old mans , SSP Srinagar backed him as a son

Srinagar 14 Nov: In a inspiring gesture Srinagar police Chief SSP Sandeep Chaudhary decided to pay Rs one lakh from his pocket to a 90-year- street food vendor who was robbed on Saturday evening in the old city of Srinagar. Abdul Rahman, a roadside channa seller, was thrashed by some bugglers at Bohri Kadal Srinagar on Saturday evening and all the money around one lakh was snatched from him which he had saved for his last rites. Abdul Rahman who sells street food at downtown Srinagar has no one besides him to earn.

Sajad Lone condoles demise of Altaf Bukhari`s father

Srinagar 14 Nov: The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Conference President Sajad Gani Lone has condoled the demise of Altaf Bukhari`s father, Syed Iqbal Bukhari, who left to heavenly abode on Sunday. While expressing condolences to the bereaved family, Sajad prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to his loved ones in their hour of loss and grief. "Heartfelt condolences on the passing away of Syed Iqbal sahib, father of Mr Altaf Bukhari.

Apni Party Chief Altaf Bukhari's Father Passes Away

Srinagar 14 Nov: Apni Party president Altaf Bukhari's father Syed Mohammad Iqbal Bukhari passed away here on Sunday, family sources said. He was 89.Bukhari, the chairman of FIL Industries, passed away after a brief spell of illness at SKIMS hospital, Soura, they said.Bukhari's funeral prayers will be held at Ladoora in Rafiabad area of north Kashmir's Baramulla Sunday evening.

As Pak Pumps Drugs, Experts Warn Of Losing A Generation To Narcotics In Kashmir

Srinagar 14 Nov: The narcotics menace, especially heroin, is scaling new heights in Kashmir with experts warning that a majority of the young people may fall prey to drug abuse and Jammu and Kashmir Police chief Dilbag Singh blaming Pakistan for targeting youngsters by making them habitual to drugs.Taking a holistic view of the strife-torn Kashmir valley, police as well as social workers and medical doctors are of the opinion that while the violence caused by three decades of terrorism has consumed a generation, the drug menace will negatively effect the present generation.

BSF Re-inducted In Kashmir After Civilian Killings By Terrorists

Srinagar 14 Nov: It is more than two decades after which Border Security Force (BSF) has been re-inducted in the Kashmir valley following incidents of killing of civilians by terrorists. BSF was deployed in the valley in the initial years of terrorism but it was later replaced by CRPF that was assigned the task of internal security.