‘Obtain Hajj passport forms from Dec 10’
Srinagar: The Regional Passport Officer has asked the aspiring Hajj applicants for Hajj-2011 to obtain passport forms from all district collection centres in the office of district SP from December 10. “Each form will cost Rs 10 only and any difficulty in obtaining the application should be brought in notice of concerned SP,” he said in statement.
Police rescues ‘kidnapped’ girl, arrests man
Bandipora, Dec 6: Police has claimed to have arrested a man from Pallampur Himachal Pradesh on Sunday allegedly involved in kidnapping of a class 10th girl from Bandipora. The accused, police said had been identified as Gurmeet Singh son of Avtar Sigh of Jammu.“The accused was trapped after police tracked his mobile calls and rescued the girl” Inspector, Nissar Ahmed heading the investigation team told Greater Kashmir from Himachal Pradesh. The team was constituted after the girl’s family lodged a complaint in the police station about the alleged kidnapping, police said.
First Kargil courier takes off
Srinagar: Indian Air Force today began courier service for Kargil as the first flight took off from Kargil to Srinagar with 21 passengers on board, an official spokesman said.Government has started the service to help the stranded passengers as Ladakh remains cut off from rest of the state due to snowfall which blocks the road link from Srinagar to Kargil and Leh.On return, the flight carried 19 passengers from Srinagar to Kargil, he said adding the service would operate thrice a week on Monday, Wednesday and Thursday between Srinagar and Kargil and a weekly flight on Tuesday would also operate between Kargil and Jammu.
2 women among 3 hurt in road mishaps
Srinagar: Three persons including two women were wounded in separate accidents in the valley. A Sumo (JK05B-2485) hit and injured a woman Shamali, 60, wife of Munawar Beigh of Warsun Kralpora at Main Chowk Kralpora, Kupwara.In another incident, a Sumo hit and inured a woman Mugli wife of Ghulam Nabi Dar of Subhanpora at Pazalpora Islamabad (Anantnag).A Sumo (JK03B-0989) collided with a car (JK03A-0688) at Badigam K P road, Islamabad (Anantnag) injuring Habibullah Bhat son of Abdul Ahad of Akad Islamabad (Anantnag).
Samoon reviews works in Bandipora
Bandipora: Divisional Commissioner, Dr Asgar Samoon on Monday reviewed the implementation of development and welfare schemes, stocks and supply position of food grains and revenue matter during a meeting here.
Reviewing the annual plan for 2010-2011 the meeting was informed that the plan of Rs 62.36 cr, more than 31 percent amount has so far been utilized on various develoment and welfare schemes. Meeting was informed that under irrigation and PHE sectors as many as 111 schemes were under progress in the District. Nearly 1800 beneficial are presently provided financial assistance under various schemes. Divisional Commissioner asked the officers to expedite the work taken for their early completion. He directed to ensure supply of power, medicine and drinking water facilities during the ensuring winter.
Prof Raina appointed member Advisory Council
Jammu: The Government of India has appointed Prof. Satish Raina as Member of the Advisory Council in the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy. The order has been issued a couple of days back. Dr. Farooq Abdullah is the chairman of Advisory Council.Earlier Prof. Satish Raina was the advisor to the Government of J&K.
Govt misuses PSA: Jama’at
Srinagar: Jamaat-e-Islami J&K has accused the state administration of misusing the Public Safety Act and detaining thousands of persons under it.
“Hundreds of political leaders and workers mostly youth are presently languishing in different jails of J&K who have been detained during the past 5-month unrest. The administration is misusing some anti-democratic and inhuman laws in vogue here including the Public Safety Act which was implemented in 1978 during the regime of late Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah,” said Jama’at spokesman.Condemning the inhuman attitude of the administration, he urged Kashmir Bar Association to raise this matter in the local High Court on top priority for effective redressal of the grievances.
'Realistic approach must for K-resolution'
Srinagar: Jamait-Alihadith on Monday said, there was need of far-sightedness and realistic approach for the durable solution of Kashmir issue. In a statement, Moulana Showkat Ahmed Shah said that seriousness of the several political parties and civil society of India for the resolution of Kashmir issue was a welcome step.“It is high time that all parties should show seriousness for the resolution of issue, “he said.
Srinagar: Sher Ali Mashgool’s book on Kashmiri poetry “Hee Daswan” was released during a function in the Radio Kashmir auditorium here on Monday.
Mashgool is a renowned poet belonging to the Delina of north Kashmir District Baramulla.
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