One injured as Army opens fire to disperse stone-pelting mob: Police
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Srinagar, Dec 6: One person was injured today as the Army allegedly opened fire to disperse a stone-pelting mob in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, the police said.
An Army party, which was on its way to the Hajin area of the district to take part in a counter-insurgency operation, was targeted when the mob started hurling stones at it, a police official said.
The Army opened fire to disperse the mob, he said, adding that Nayeem Ahmad Dar, a resident of Gos Mohalla, was hit by a bullet on his left leg.
The inured was taken to a hospital, the official said.
Search operation in Poonch
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Jammu, Dec 6: Security forces had launched a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Mendhar belt yesterday following reports of suspected movement of militants in the area, police officials said.
The Army and the police had launched the operation after receiving information about movement of militants in Poonch district’s Beri Rukh forest belt, they said today.
However, nothing was found and the operation was called off, they added.
Three drug smugglers held
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Srinagar, Dec 6: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested three drug smugglers and recovered four kgs of charas from their possession in the frontier district of Kupwara here on Wednesday, official sources said.
They said on a tip off a police party arrested three drug smugglers and recovered four kgs of high quality charas in Kupwara.
The drug smugglers are being questioned, they said adding a case has been registered.
PSO of senior NC leader injured in road accident, succumbs
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Srinagar, Dec 6:A policeman, who was injured in a road accident on Tuesday in central Kashmir district of Ganderbal, succumbed in a hospital on Wednesday.
Official sources said that Mohammad Aslam Pakhtoon, who was posted as Personal Security Office (PSO) of NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar, was injured when the vehicle he was travelling in met with an accident at Kangan in Ganderbal on Tuesday.
The injured was immediately taken to S K Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, where he succumbed on Wednesday. “Pakhtoon was on way to work when the accident happened,” they added.
After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites.
Director Social Welfare meets striking JK Handicapped Welfare Association, assures for redressal of problems
JAMMU, DEC 6: Director Social Welfare Jammu Veer Ji Hangloo, on the directions of Social Welfare Minister met the members of JK Handicapped Welfare Association sitting on 72 hours hunger strike.
Disability Commissioner Mohammed Iqbal Lone facilitated the team of officials including Section Officer John Mohammad.
The officers assured the Association that Govt will solve 40% of the issues of physically challenged persons by December 15 while rest of the demands would be fulfilled shortly. They appealed to the members to lift the hunger strike.
The Association asked the government to accept all the genuine demands of the physically challenged persons by December 15. Ten members team of physically challenged persons would sit on hunger strike if the demands were not fulfilled, the members added.
LMD Samba realizes R24000 penalty
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SAMBA, DEC 6: A team of the officers from Legal Metrology Department (LMD) headed by Assistant Controller LMD Ajay Kumar Verma and Inspector LMD Mohsin Khateeb conducted extensive checking of various business establishments at Bari Brahmana, VijaypurSwankha Morh, Raya Morh and adjoining areas realizing penalty of R24000.
More than 20 traders of different business establishments including provisional stores, karyana shops, sweet shops, welding works, general stores, bakery units, dhabas and restaurant were inspected for their compliance with regards to various provisions of J&K Standard of weights and Measures Enforcement Act 2011(Amended) and Legal Metrology packages Commodities rules 2011.
During the inspection, four traders were booked for violation of various provisions of J&K Weights & Measures Enforcement Act 2011(amended), Legal Metrology Packages Commodities Rules 2011, and other prevailing Legal Metrology Laws and Rules on the packages of rice, floor and mineral water. Notices were issued to the traders for attending the office of the Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Samba for further Legal proceedings. Besides, fine of R 24000 was imposed on the assurance of the traders not to repeat the same discrepancies in future. The Department has directed all the trader to use only those Weights and Measures and weighing and Measuring Instruments for Business transactions which have been duly verified and authenticated by the Legal Metrology Department and ensure that Maximum Retail Price (MRP), Date of Packing (PKD), Net Contents and complete address of the Manufacturer/Packer and Consumer care Number have been declared on the Commodities to be sold in package form as per PCR.
Prophet Muhammad role model for entire humanity: Imran Ansari
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SRINAGAR, DEC 6: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Youth Services & Sports, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari today said the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) is the role model for entire humanity and stressed on adopting teachings of the Prophet (SAW) for leading a successful and dignified life.
The Minister said this while addressing a huge Milad-un-Nabi rally which culminated at Jamia Masjid Imam Sadiq Shadipora. Thousands of people including children and women participated in the congregation.
Ansari said the life of Prophet Muhammad was an embodiment of love, equality and brotherhood. He said people should learn from the life and pious teachings of the Prophet (SAW). On the occasion, the Minister expressed the hope that Milaad-un-Nabi would usher an era of peace, progress and development in the State. He said that for peace, harmony and brotherhood to prevail we all should follow the path of love and tolerance shown by Prophet Mohammad.