Morning Wrap; A quick glance at Headlines that Matter

Jammu and Kashmir

1:Soldier injured on LoC in J&K

An army soldier was injured overnight due to an accidental firing on the line of control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu region. The injured soldier has been shifted to hospital for treatment.

2: Liquor drinking population up by 25% in Valley; Jammu saw no rise

Liquor consumption in Kashmir Valley shot up by over 25 per cent last year compared to 2014-15. Jammu city, which is divided in two ranges — city north and city south, accounted for more than 45 per cent liquor consumption last year.

3: Farooq dances traditionally to Bhumbroo Bhumbroo

Farooq Khan who was Chief Guest at a Musical Function, here in Srinagar, where he flaunted some traditional dace steps to Kashmiri songs sung live by artists.

4: School Teacher molests 13-year-old girl

on Wednesday staged massive protests after a teacher allegedly molested a school girl in Kowai Bagh village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. A case under FIR no. 196/2016 under section 376, 511, 356 B RPC has been registered against him and investigation has started.

5: Protests outside the Excise and Taxation Complex

Members of the trading community as well as Chamber of Commerce marched towards the Excise and Sales Tax department and locked the premises as a protest against the raise in taxes by the government.

6: 65 sq km Tosmaidan completely demined, Govt quotes army

Tosmaidan was last Sunday officially opened as new Tourist destination by CM Ms Mehbooba Mufti. On 8th day of current 2016-17 Budget Session, she said that 65 sq km of Tosmaidan is “completely demined”.

7: Recruitment Results for 4000 posts of constables to be DELAYED

The Police Recruitment Board has failed to declare the result that was conducted on March 20 this year. The exam was taken by a total of 40,339 candidates, 23573 from Jammu Zone and 16766 from Kashmir Zone for 4,000 posts of Constables in Jammu and Kashmir Police.

8: Revoke SRO 105; Permits non-state subject bidders to encroach J&K

Senior CPI (M) leader and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami while raising the issue of revocation of SRO 105 issued by Industries & Commerce Department yesterday during question hour, demanded constitution of House Committee to examine this controversial SRO.

9: A youth from J&K explains how ban on loose cigarettes is STUPID

The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir had recently banned the sale of loose cigarettes. Yesterday, another ban came into force where cigarette packets not showing warning images covering 85 percent of the pack cannot be sold anymore.

on Thursday nudged the Congress over the delay in elevating its Vice President, Rahul Gandhi, saying the party should just do it and let him get on.

29,917 Gazetted and non-gazetted posts including KAS and KPS are lying vacant in the state, government saidon Thursday. Government said that in past two years 637 posts have been filled in PSC while 17558 and 1609 posts have been filled in SSB and PRB respectively.

15: Cluster Universities Bill introduced in Legislative Assembly

Minister for Education Naeem Akhter today introduced  a Bill to provide for the establishment of the Cluster University of Kashmir and the Cluster University of Jammu in the Legislative Assembly.

Puneet Gupta


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