Girl dies in road accident

Srinagar, Apr 24: A three year old girl child was crushed to death by a speeding sumo in south Kashmir’s Shopian district on Wednesday.
A police spokesman in a statement said that the sumo (JK22-3738) hit the girl identified as Arbeena Mushtaq when she was crossing the road near Bongam, Shopian.
Arbeena was rushed to hospital where she was declared brought dead. Police has seized the vehicle and arrested sumo driver Mukhtar Ahmed. A case has been registered in this regard. (CNS)

Declare our result: Ist year students
Srinagar, Apr 24: Students of BA 1st year (honors) on Wednesday appealed the Kashmir University authorities to declare their result.
“By resorting to inordinate delay in declaring our results the University authorities have put our career at stake. We make a fervent appeal to University authorities to declare our result at the earliest,” a delegation of students said.

BOSE junior assistant aspirants seek date sheet

Srinagar, Apr 24: Candidates who had applied for the post of Junior Assistant in J&K Board of School Education Wednesday appealed to the authorities to issue date sheet for the written test.
“The date sheet of the examination was earlier issued on April 7 but later postponed due to some unknown reasons. The admit cards for the written test have already been dispatched to the candidates,” a delegation of candidates told Greater Kashmir. “We appeal the BOSE authorities to issue date sheet without further delay,” they said.

Allow Kashmir HCBA team to visit Jaipur jail: HC
Srinagar, Apr 24: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Wednesday directed the Superintendent Jail Jaipur to allow a team of Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) to visit the Jail.
A bench of Justice Hasnain Massodi directed the Superintendent of Jaipur jail to allow the team of Kashmir Bar Association in the Jail who wants to have interview with Kashmiri detainees.
There were allegations that some Kashmiri detainees lodged in Jaipur jail were “severely beaten up” by the prison authorities on April 9.

CSK organizes awareness programme
Srinagar, Apr 24: The Cancer Society of Kashmir organized a Cancer awareness programme at the Government Boys Higher Secondary Institute, Wangath, Kangan in Ganderbal district.  A team of eminent doctors of CSK including Dr. Abdul Majid Professor Community Medicines SKIMS, Dr. Tufail Ahmad Baba and Dr. Showkat Ahmad Khan from SKIMS highlighted the causes, risk factors, symptoms, preventive measures, early detection and treatment of this dreaded disease, a spokesperson of the CSK said in a statement.
“This is a part of various programmes which CSK organizes fortnightly to create awareness, early detection and prevention of this dreaded disease,” he said.

Imam-i-Hai Jamia Masjid Veerinag passes away
Islamabad, Apr 24: Minister for Tourism, Ghulam Ahmad Mir has expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of Imam-i-Hai of Jamia Masjid, Veerinag,  Moulvi Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Shah, who passed away today after brief illness in SKIMS Soura. The Minister participated in the Nimaz-i-Jinaza and expressed sympathy with the bereaved family. He prayed for the eternal peace to the departed soul. “Moulvi Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Shah Sahib was a great religious persona who throughout his life gave religious teachings and worked for welfare of poor people of the area,” Mir added.

NC playing politics on return of power projects: PC
Srinagar, Apr 24: Peoples Conference (PC) on Wednesday accused the ruling National Conference (NC) of playing politics on return of power projects to Jammu and Kashmir and termed it as an election time professional party.
In a statement PC spokesperson, Junaid Azim Mattu said, “NC led government is interested in nothing beyond election-time professional chest beating about problems of their own creation.”
“In the light of the comments by Union Minister of State for Power Jyotirditya M Scindia, it is now clear that the Omar Abdullah led government is brazenly lying to the people of J&K. NC led government has never formally asked for the return of these power projects or initiated a process to even look for ways through which such settlements could be reached,” the statement said.

Lastupdate on : Wed, 24 Apr 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Thu, 25 Apr 2013 00:00:00 IST




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