Morning Wrap; A quick glance at Headlines that Matter


1. Woman delivered dead fetus in the absence of docs; BMO suspended, 2 docs terminated

Health and Medical Education Minister Bali Bhagat suspended Dr Shafqat Javed, Incharge Block Medical Officer (BMO) and two other doctors who were posted under National Health Mission (NHM) have also been recommended for termination from services after they were found absent from their duty.

2. Selfie Craze almost kills a youngster in Jammu

A youth almost lost his life after falling into a gorge and not slipping away further as he was trying to click a selfie from the roadside barrier. The escape from death is almost miraculous as the youth fell in a 50ft deep gorge. 

3. BJP MLA’s car vandalized

BJP legislator, Dr. Gagan Bhagat’s car was attacked by a group of people while he was on his way to RS Pura from Jammu late at night.

4. Mehbooba berates media, says elements trying to set Kashmir on fire

Chief Miniser of Jammu and Kashmir put up a strong stance against protesting MLAs who disrupted the question on various issues including arrest of Yasin Malik in a 1987 case.

5. Four security men injured in a Grenade Attack in Pulwama

Four persons were injured on Monday in an explosion inside a Border Roads Organisation (BRO) camp near Sonamarg hill station in Ganderbal district of Jammu and Kashmir.

6. Schools to remain open in Summer Vacations

The state government has announced summer vacations for all educational institutions of Jammu, including recognised private schools, up to higher secondary level from June 13 on wards owing to the sweltering conditions with maximum temperature hovering around 43 degree Celsius, and no forecast of rainfall.

7. Militants use ‘Calculator’ app; avoid surveillance

The terrorists infiltrating into Jammu and Kashmir, have come up with a new app called “calculator” which helps them to remain in touch with their handlers in PoK without being detected by the technical surveillance that has been embedded by the Army.

8. Wanted notice for local militants who shot policemen

Police in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday issued a look-out (Wanted) notice for two militants who are believed to be the prime suspects in killing of two policemen, including an officer, in Anantnag area of south Kashmir on Saturday.

9. DAK demands removal of Director Health calling his image tainted

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today demanded immediate removal of Dr Saleem-ur-Rehman from his position who is facing serious criminal charges.

10. Jammu city to soon witness heavy flooding

The J&K Meteorological department in sync with those from the country has predicted a good monsoon this season which is good news for the farmers.

11. Reduce weight from heavy school bags of children: High Court to govt

The Jammu and Kashmir high court has directed the Mehbooba government to take a decision ensuring that children do not have to carry heavy bags to school daily.

12. Rejoice Jammuites, Tawi artificial lake has received its seventh deadline

The dream, big as it may be, is distant as the Department of Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) has set another deadline of March, 2017 for the completion of civil work.

13. Four main reasons why Jammu will face even more power cuts

The people of Jammu city and other adjoining districts are experiencing severe summer, owing to the worst ever of power crisis as the Power Development Department (PDD) has failed to provide adequate supply of electricity to the consumers.

14. No Sainik colony being constructed: Dy CM

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today said that there was no Sainik Colony being constructed in the state.

15. Truck driver crushes Traffic cop at naka; runs away

 A rashly driven truck crushed a Traffic policeman at a checkpost on Jammu-Rajouri highway. The policeman, Ashok Kumar, was on duty at the check post when the truck driver who had been signalled to stop did not and crushed the cop while trying to run away.

16. Paying wages less than prescribed wages is an offence: Ansari

Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari today informed the House that paying wages less than minimum wages notified as per provisions of section 22 of Minimum Wages Act 1948 is a penal offence.

17. Zulfkar receives Best Legislator Award for 2012

Minister for Consumer Affairs, & Public Distribution (CA&PD) Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today received Best Legislator Award 2012 for his outstanding performance during the year.

18. Chief Minister, Governor and other extends greetings on Ramzan-ul-Mubarak

Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the eve of the holy month of Ramadhan.