Man killed 3 hurt in Baramulla mishap
Baramulla, Dec 24: A man was killed and three others wounded when a vehicle they were travelling in fell into a gorge near Shirpora Chandoosa here on Friday. According to reports, the ill fated Scorpio (JK02-AA8007) was on way to Baramulla from Shirpora when the driver lost his control on the vehicle. The deceased has been identified as Ghulam Muhammad Lone of Muran Tangwari and the wounded are Dilbar Ahmad Parra of Shirpora, Rameez Raja and Jabeena Bano of Murantangwari. (ALTAF BABA)
Ghulam Qadir Turray passes away
Srinagar, Dec 24: Ghulam Qadir Turray, proprietor of Turray News Agency in Shopian passed away on Thursday after a brief spell of illness. The Chahrum of the deceased would be observed on December 26 at Cricket Stadium Batapora.
Diet Sgr holds workshop
Srinagar, Dec 24: Diet Srinagar organized a workshop on development of learning corners. According to a DIET statement, the teachers were trained about how to develop low cost/no cost teaching aids of science and mathematics. “This will be followed by development of teaching learning materials in languages and social science,” it added.
Girl hosteliers of IUST seek VC’s intervention
Srinagar, Dec 24: The girl students staying in the hostel of Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipore have complained of inadequate heating and lighting arrangements. A delegation told Greater Kashmir that they were facing tremendous hardships due to the inadequate heating during the chilling winter. “Many students were taken ill due to the lack of heating,” the delegation said. “We repeatedly apprised the varsity officials about the problem, but they turned deaf ears to our pleas,” they added. They also complained of poor lighting in the hostel. The hosteliers sought immediate intervention of the vice-chancellor IUST.
CRPF holds medical camp
Kangan, Dec 24: CRPF’s 118 Bn organised a medical camp at Higher Secondary School Hariganiwan here on Thursday. About 350 patients were examined by a team of doctors from the health department and army’s 5 RR, CRPF officer said adding this was the third camp being organised in the area.
College contractual teachers thank minister
Srinagar: All J&K College Contractual Teachers’ Association, at a meeting on Friday at Pratap Park here, thanked the minister for higher education, Abdul Gani Malik and the commissioner/secretary Tanveer Jehan for their commitment and sincere efforts to provide job security to the college contractual teachers and enhance their salary. The members unanimously decided to extend support and cooperation to the Association president in his endeavors to get the problems of contractual teachers resolved.
Demos in Sopore, Srinagar
Srinagar, Dec 24: Scores of people staged pro-freedom demonstrations in twin districts of Baramulla and Srinagar on Friday in response to the call given by Hurriyat Conference (G). Reports said that groups of youth after offering Friday prayers took to streets at main Chowk Sopore and staged demonstrations. Youth clashed with paramilitary CRPF men and policemen and fought pitched battles with them. Protesters also pelted stones on the BSF vehicles near Park Road in the neighboring Baramulla town. However, no reports of any injury were received. In Srinagar, clashes broke out between protesters and forces at Parimpora in city outskirts. Clashes continued for several hours. However, no one was injured.
Interlocutors call on Soz
Srinagar, Dec 24: Interlocutors appointed by the Centre called on state Congress President Prof Saifuddin Soz on Friday in New Delhi. The 3-member panel led by the journalist Dileep Padgoankar discussed various aspects including recommendations submitted by the panel and their follow-up done by state Government with Prof Soz, sources said.
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