Law day observed
Ganderbal, Nov 29: “Law Day” was observed in District Court premise, Ganderbal and was presided over by Principal District and Sessions Judge, Muhammad Shafi Khan.Chief Judicial Magistrate, SP, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Assistant Development Commissioner, Judicial Magistrate, Executive Magistrates of district Ganderbal and members of Bar association Ganderbal were also present.The chairman District Legal Service Authority, Ganderbal threw light on the role of district judiciary in protecting the constitutional rights of under trials.Bar President and District Superintendent of Police Ganderbal also spoke on the occasion.
Gujjar Mahasabha seeks CM’s intervention
Srinagar, Nov 29: The Gujjar Mahasabha has accused the government of failing to take any action against the officials allegedly involved in the malpractices regarding distribution of cheques under IAY in Kupwara district.In a meeting with Ishfaq-ur-Rehman Poswal in chair, the participants alleged that the benefits were given to the non-state SC and ST families. “We urge the chief minister, Omar Abdullah to take cognizance of the malpractice and book the officials involved in the act,” the participants added.
PDP made sell-out of state’s assets: NC
Srinagar: National Conference on Monday alleged that the People’s Democratic Party leadership had always been instrumental in the sell-out of state’s assets.In a statement, its spokesman said “the PDP leadership had played vital role in making the sell- out of water resources of the state.” “Mufti Muhammad Sayeed has always lent a helping hand to New Delhi in eroding the autonomy of state. The Indus Water Treaty was signed between India and Pakistan in 1960 with the help of state Congress leaders including Mufti Muhammad Sayeed,” he said.
Hurriyat leaders’ arrest condemned
Srinagar: J&K Salvation Movement has condemned the arrest of Hurriyat (M) leaders, Shabir Ahmad Shah and Nayeem Ahmad Khan. In a statement, party spokesman said “The Government of India will not succeed in suppressing Kashmiris and stopping Hurriyat leaders from addressing public.” “The use of force against Hurriyat leaders and activists including Shabir Shah and Nayeem Khan while they were leading a peaceful rally at Singhpora, Pattan, in north Kashmir on Sunday amply reflected the government’s frustration.” Meanwhile, the party has condemned the attempt to disrupt Mirwaiz’s seminar in Kolkata by some extremists.
61 cross LoC via Poonch
Srinagar, Nov 29: As many as sixty-one persons including thirty-six fresh visitors from Pakistan Administered Kashmir crossed side along the Line of Control through Poonch-Rawalakote ‘peace bus’ on Monday.
Official sources told Press Bureau of India that the visitors from Pak arrived via Chakandabagh crossing point in Poonch this morning when gate was opened at around noon.There were four residents of Poonch or Rajouri on board the weekly bus service when it arrived from the Pak.As many as four first time visitor from twin districts of Jammu region were also onboard the bus when it crossed over to PaK while seventeen resident of Pak travelled back after completing their allotted stay of 28-days in the twin districts, they added. PBI
'Hizb man surrenders in Poonch'
Srinagar, Nov 29: Army on Monday claimed that a militant of Hizbul Mujahideen surrendered himself before it in Ponnch district of Jammu.Defence ministry spokesman based in Jammu said Abdul Majeed alias Farooq laid down arms before Commanding Officer of Rashtriya Rifles Battalion of Romeo Force and SSP Poonch this morning. “A resident of district Baramulla, he surrendered personal weapon, an AK-74 Rifle, two magazines and 49 rounds of AK Rifle.”The 32-year-old Majeed had joined militancy in 2006 and had crossed over to Poonch through Pir Panjal Ranges, the spokesman said. PBI
‘Literary exchanges must to bridge gap between two Kashmirs’
Srinagar, Nov 29: Noted poet and writer from Pakistan administered Kashmir, Dr Nasrullah Khan Nasir Monday said literary interactions between the people of both sides of Kashmir was must to bridge the gap that has been created by Line of Control.“For me the LoC is the worst thing to have happened to the people of Kashmir living on both sides. If there is an exchange of ideas and literary work between the writers, poet and critics of two Kashmir, people would be able to understand merits and demerits of the various things. For that we should organize various literary conferences,” Nasrullah said.He was speaking at a function –‘Dr Nasrullah Khan se eik mulaqat’- organized by Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages in collaboration with Gulistan-i-Adab, Uri. The literary function held between the two sides, Nasrullah believed, would make governments of both India and Pakistan acquainted with what pain and agony people were going through because of the separation. AIP
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