Morning Wrap; A quick glance at yesterday’s top news

1. Killing women, children is un-Islamic: Al Qaeda ‘India chief’

Killing innocent women and children in bombings and suicide attacks is against the essence of jihad and the tenets of Islam, says Al Qaeda’s Indian-subcontinent chief. According to Indian intelligence agencies, Umar, who gave his “message to mujahideen in India and Pakistan” in Urdu, is originally from Uttar Pradesh but is now based in Pakistan.
Security forces on Wednesday busted a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district and recovered some arms and ammunition. The army has been conducting relentless operations to ensure peace and stability in the region.
 Situated on the Jammu-Akhnoor Highway, Agrawal Traders Hardware Showroom caught fire all at once late at night on Monday. The police have filed a report in this case and have started investigation.

In a tragic incident, two laborers died while another was seriously injured after falling from a hillock in Nilosa, Bijhama area of Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district Wednesday morning.

A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising First Puisne Judge Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice B.S. Walia after hearing Advocate Munish Sharma appearing for the PIL,  Tuesday issued notices to Union Home Secretary, Vice-Chairman National Disaster Management Committee, Chief Secretary J&K and Financial Commissioner Revenue to file response and directed Registry to list this PIL in the week commencing from June 27, 2016.
A ‘Chabeel‘ is the place where one can take water. Chabeels are organized all over Punjab and Northern India by Sikhs as a remembrance of the torture meted out to their Fifth Guru, Arjan Dev Ji. The story goes like this…
After completing the three-week training programme, two fresh batches of 63 aspiring entrepreneurs including eleven females passed out from Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI).
Yet another example of the government’s negligence towards the people who are victim to the International-border firing has come to light.
 In 2014 in the month of October, there were a series of blasts due to the cross border shelling in Arnia sector of Akhnoor in midnight. This unfortunate event took lives of four members of a family in the area and injured 12 others.

J&K cadre IAS officer Shahid Iqbal has been deputed by Election Commission as a part of three member team to Georgia from June 20, 2016. He has been sent for preparations which will conduct Presidential elections scheduled to be held in October this year.

Army vehicle of 1882 regiment developed some technical fault in steering, somewhere in between Jatwal and Gagwal and fell into a deep gorge leading to death of 4 personnel on the spot and injuries to 9 others.

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