Lecturer’s arrest unwarranted: Mirwaiz
Srinagar, Dec 12: The chairman of Hurriyat Conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Sunday described arrest of Prof Noor Muhammad Bhat as unwarranted. Mirwaiz said that in Jammu region professors and lecturers of universities and colleges despite being members of the rightwing political parties enjoy state protocol, while in the Valley they (professors and lecturers) are booked for putting only a question in examination. Mirwaiz said that such tactics wouldn’t deter people from expressing their opinion vis-à-vis aspirations. He demanded immediate release of Professor Bhat.
Water supply snapped to Arampora’
Sopore, Dec 12: The residents of Arampora here have complained that they were facing acute shortage of water following the alleged snapping of water supply by PHE department. “The residents of 50 mohallas were facing water shortage from the last one month as the supply from the Watlab Water Supply Scheme was stopped by the concerned department,” a delegation from the area told Greater Kashmir. They said the people were consuming polluted water and some of them had fallen ill. “We apprised the concerned officials about the shortage, but they turned deaf ears to our pleas,” they said. They sought the intervention of chief engineer in this regard.
DIET holds science fair
Srinagar, Dec 12: The District Institute of Education and Trainings here organised a Science Fair-2010 on Thursday.During the fair, various government and private schools participated and exhibited projects, DIET statement said. The first three positions were bagged by Tyndale Biscoe School followed by Police Public School, Bemina, it said adding the team project positions were bagged by Oak Hill School, Green Valley Educational Institute and Iqbal Memorial Institute. Joint Director School Education, A K Aima distributed the awards.
TMU diagnostic centre branch inaugurated
Srinagar, Dec 12: Jamait-Alhadith president, Moulana Showkat Ahmed Shah on Monday inaugurated the branch of Transworld Muslim University Diagnostic Centre in Islamabad (Anantnag). Moulana Showkat said there was a misconception that religious organizations were only confined to Masajids and Darsaghs. He said Jamiat plans to establish such centres across the Valley to help people.
CRPF holds seminar
Srinagar, Dec 12: CRPF’s 82 Bn organized a seminar “Education Scenario in Kashmir” in association with an NGO Human Care Foundation at Kashmir University.According to CRPF communiqué, DIGP CRPF, P K Singh was the chief guest while as DIGPs Randip Dutta, Sham Chand were the guest of honor. The speakers emphasized the need to improve the education system and stressed upon establishment of more educational institutions in J&K.
2 structures damaged
Srinagar, Dec 12: Fire broke out in the house and cowshed of Jana wife of Abdul Aziz Dar of Gojipathri Chadoora area in Budgam partially damaging the structures, police said adding the cause of fire was being ascertained.
2 injured by shooting stones
Srinagar, Dec 12: Two persons were wounded when they were hit by shooting stones near Thanda Pani Keran Kupwara.According to the police, the injured have been identified as Manzoor Ahmad Khan and Sajjad Ahmad Chichi of Keran. The duo has been hospitalized, police added.
Blood donation camp organized
Kupwara, Dec 12: A blood donation camp was organized by IDSP Unit Kupwara at District Surveillance Unit Chowgal here.According to a communiqué, 75 units of blood were collected during the camp. The blood will be preserved at District Hospital Handwara for the patients, it added.
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