Yesterday’s Headlines

Jammu and Kashmir

1.Mehbooba declares Tosamaidan as new tourism destination

Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti declared the meadow open for tourism activities with the inauguration of three-day Tosamaidan Festival. Tosamaidan was handed over to the state Govt in 2014 by the Army, who were using it for the artillery firing range. Tosamaidan was officially thrown open for public on Sunday.

2.Nagbani School Principal booked for Sexual Harassment

The Principal of Maharaja Hari Singh Agricultural Collegiate (MHAC) Nagbani,  was booked for sexual harassment of one of the school’s Primary Teachers. SHO Domana Police Station confirmed the registration of FIR according to media reports. The police have booked an FIR numbered 158/2016 under section 509, 506 of the RPC.

3.The most famous girls school had not allowed the student to take her Stream of Choice

A presentation convent school girl filed a case against the school authorities for ‘destroying’ her career by not allowing her to sit in the stream of her choice. The guardian of the girl, Sudershan Mehta, says that he is going to file a damages case against school authorities to the tune of Rs 20 lakhs.

4.Ruckus in JK Assembly ahead of budget session

Ahead of the Budget Session scheduled for today, the assembly saw loud sloganeering leading to commotion over the issue of Handwara clashes in which a total of five people people lost their lives.

5.Govt Hospital forces birth of baby; breaks arms, legs in process

The doctors in Government Hospital in Sarwal forcefully gave labor pressure to a pregnant woman who was not in Labor pain when reached the hospital. Despite that, the doctors gave her an injection for labour and forced her delivery which later resulted in fractures in both arms and legs of the baby girl.

6.Er Rashid Marshalled out; NC walks out during Budget Session

Independent MLA from Langate, Engineer Rashid demanded the reports of probe into Handwara killings which ended with the death of five people.

7. Kashmir‘s Sonamarg: Meadow of gold turning to concrete jungle?

Kashmir’s Sonamarg is drastically changing into the concrete jungle therefore compromising with the ecosystem of once called “Meadow of Gold’. big business houses of Kashmir are building hotels down below at Sonamarg, destructing the environment.

8.Some Budget Highlights

  • Total receipts ` 61681 crore
  • Revenue Receipts ` 51460 crore

9.Jammu’s Natwarlal; poses as owner and sells someone’s property for Rs 23 Lakhs

A case of thuggery was registered with the Sarwal Police wherein a property, that belonged to someone else, was sold by another person for Rs. 23 lakhs.  An FIR bearing number 96/2016 was filed under RPC sections 420, 467 and 468 and the police have started the investigation.

10.Jammu Traffic SI caught on cam taking bribe suspended

A Sub Inspector (SI) of the Traffic Police Department has been suspended for taking bribe at the police check post in Sidhra due to the ongoing one way restriction on the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway.

11.The Director of School Education, talks about Azadi in ways that every single soul in the valley should think about

Number of Kashmiri aspirants for the Indian civil services and the Kashmir Administrative Service are increasing every year, mentioned in  “IAS in Kashmir glorifying occupation” first published by Also, Dr Faesal tells how the expansion in sectors such as media, entrepreneurship, real estate, also saw the rise of a new breed of successful men and women.

12: War-like cache recovered in Thatri after a day-long search operation

On accurate information produced by the Army and by launching a well-synchronized joint operation with SOG in the dense forest, Police recovers heavy amount of Ammunition from a natural cave in the Sunarthau Forest.

13: Pakistan-origin & settled in India, 17-yr-old Mashal Maheswari disallowed to take Medical Entrance

17-year-old Pakistani-origin Hindu girl has been disallowed from appearing in all-India medical entrance examination this year as she does not fall under the category of either Indian or NRI. She has appealed to the Indian government to intervene into the matter.

14: Family out for function and their house burnt down to ashes

A house in Puran Nagar of Bhagwati Nagar area caught fire last night around 10 p.m.  Fortunately no one was hurt as the owner was in Srinagar for some work, while his family was out for a function and no-one was home when the fire broke out.

15: 6 African nationals including 2 women beats up a Taxi driver

Six African Nationals allegedly beat up an Ola Taxi Driver in Delhi Today, after he refused to accammodate more than 4 passangers in his Vehicle. The driver who, sustained facial injuries, is being treated in AIIMS trauma centre.

16: J&K budget proposes free schooling for Girls

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday announced special budgetary initiatives for women that include school fee waiver up to Class 12, and a reserved quota of industrial land for female entrepreneurs in the industrially backward state.

17:High time to crack-down Jammu’s drug mafia to save younger generation: Team Jammu

Team Jammu yesterday warned the authorities against adopting casual approach in breaking all powerful police-politicians-drug lords nexus in the city and adjoining localities and has appealed to all the political parties and elected MLA’s to come forward unitedly on the issue of Drug menace.




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