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Time not appropriate to withdraw AFSPA from J&K: Govt
NINDHIKA7/24/2014 12:27:13 AM
NEW DELHI: Government today said that time was “not appropriate” for withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) from Jammu and Kashmir. Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju, in a written reply in Rajya Sabha, said the issue was raised by state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah during the conference of Chief Ministers on Internal Security on June 5, 2013. The Chief Minister, Rijiju said, “raised the issue of withdrawal of Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state in a phased manner, beginning from the areas which have been free from militancy for quite sometime. “However, various stakeholders particularly the security agencies have expressed their apprehension to the government that the revocation of the Act from the state of J and K will jeopardise their efforts in maintaining the security and law and order in the state. “Hence, it has been decided that the time is not appropriate at the moment for withdrawal of AFSPA from the state of J and K,” the minister said. As regards North-Eastern states, Rijiju said, “Representations have been received from time to time from different organisations/NGOs from Manipur for withdrawal of AFSPA. On security matters, the government of India carefully evaluates the situation on the ground before taking any decision.” In reply to a separate question, Rijiju said the resolution of the Kashmir problem involves multi-faceted ...
Militants adopting new strategy to infiltrate into J&K: Army
NINDHIKA7/24/2014 12:27:07 AM
AKHNOOR: Army today said that militants are adopting a new strategy to infiltrate into Indian territory from across the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir. “Yes, of late, they (militants) have been putting mines and then trying to fire at (troops guarding the LoC) and infiltrators take mileage out of this strategy,” General officer Commanding, Akhnoor-based 10 Division, Major General AK Dhar told reporters here. He was replying to a question whether militants have adopted a new strategy to infiltrate into J&K from Pakistan. Earlier today, Maj Gen Dhar laid wreath at mortal remains of Martyr NK Moung Choung at 170 Military Hospital, Akhnoor. Choung of 3 Naga died in the exchange of fire...
India, Pak foreign secys to meet on Aug 25
NINDHIKA7/24/2014 12:27:01 AM
NEW DELHI: Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan will meet on August 25 in Islamabad to discuss the way forward in bilateral ties, which have made no headway since the interruption of dialogue process nearly two years ago. A simultaneous announcement about the meeting was made from New Delhi and Islamabad today after Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh and her Pakistani counterpart Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry had a telephonic conversation. An understanding that the Foreign Secretaries of the two countries will be in touch to see how to move forward on bilateral relations had been reached during the visit of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif here in May to attend the swearing-in of Prime Mini...
Do your best even when no one is watching you: Nirmal Sharma
NINDHIKA7/24/2014 12:26:38 AM
NIRMAL SHARMA a J&K woman who achieved her goal by dint of her hard work. Mrs Sharma passed the coveted administrative services exam and joined the 1984 batch of KAS, and eventually was inducted into the IAS. At the time her interview was recorded, she was serving as an Labour Commissioner J&K . In JOURNEY LINE 's section of women of the week, she shares her views. J L: What time do you start your day? Nirmal: I don't have a fixed time to wake up like lots of people have. My day start with my office work schedule like if I've to go in the office in the morning for meeting purpose I wake up early feeling good, refreshed and energized. J L: What made you to choose ADMINSTRATION SERVIC...
IMPA organises workshop for Officers on Human Rights
Aseem Sawhney delivers lecture
7/24/2014 12:25:43 AM
JAMMU: The prestigious J&K Institute of Management Public Administration and Rural Development - IMPA is currently organizing a training programme on Human Rights Issues for various Govt Officers belonging to departments of Education, Health , Police, PDD etc Mr Aseem Sawhney, Advocate being a regular invitee- Guest faculty of the Institute delivered a lecture to these course officers on the subject viz a viz the Court cases. The Course started with the Introduction by Dr Sunita Zailpuri Course Director. Mr Aseem Sawhney while delivering his lecture on State Human Rights Commission and case law dwelled upon the meaning of Human Rights viz a viz the codified law and the international c...
DGP adjusts newly appointed DySsP
7/24/2014 12:25:26 AM
SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police Mr K Rajendra today ordered the adjustmensts of newly appointed DySsP. The adjustments are as Mohd Shafi is posted as DYSP Security Bursar Hydro Electric Project Kishtwar on deputation basis; Ghulam Jeelani is posted as DYSP in SSG J&K against available vacancy; Mohammad Aziz Khan is posted as DYSP CID SB Rajouri against available vacancy; Ravinder Singh is posted as DYSP SKPA Udhampur against available vacancy; Ali Mohammad Reshi is posted as DYSP CID SB Budgam against available vacancy; Abdul Rashid is posted as DYSP DAR Kupwara vice Shri Ghulam Hassan Bhat; Ashok Kumar is posted as DYSP in IR-1st Bn and further attached with SP Reasi to function...
SIs promoted as Inspectors
7/24/2014 12:25:18 AM
SRINAGAR: The Director General of Police Mr K Rajendra today ordered promotions of Sub-Inspectors as Inspectors. The list of the officers are as: Rajesh Kumar Goutum 7560/NGO Social Caste, Suresh Kumar, "Social Caste", Narinder Singh, Umesh Nag 7215/NGO, Surinder Vir Singh Chib, Gh Rasool Khanday 7155/NGO "RBA", Joginder Singh, Romal Singh 7202/NGO "RBA", Bhovinder Singh 7532/NGO "RBA", Jasbir Singh 7245/NGO "RBA", Khalid Qayoom 7546/NGO "RBA", Charinjeet Singh, Nazir Ahmad 7268/NGO "RBA", Tanvir Ahmad Khan 7555/NGO "RBA", Anil Raina 7242/NGO "RBA", Farooq Ahmad Hajam 7154/NGO "RBA", Vikas Kant Parihar RBA", Johan Mohammad "RBA" (Roaster Point), Tilak Raj "RBA" (Roaster Point...
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