It was an interesting ‘encounter’. A young man with alleged bipolar disorder left Bemina, boarded a Jammu bus and was killed in an ‘encounter’ near Kud. That is exactly what happened to Tanveer Hussain, 32, a fate not different from his elder brother. Police says they recovered the assault rifle that militants had snatched after killing a cop at bypass. Hussain is resting in his grave but the debate goes on: family says he was innocent and the police say he was a militant.
At one point of time, paint was thrown at girls for not covering up their heads. That was 1990s. Now, girls are losing jobs for wearing an Abhaya. That is what exactly happened in Delhi Public School (DPS) Athwajan where a teacher was given the choice – Abhaya or job. She opted for Abhaya and left the job. In reaction, students protested. Earlier, they were stopped from offering praying in school premises. School management has cancelled many events in wake of the unrest that they invited.
A mini-Haridwar was at display in Ganderbal’s Shadipora when thousands of Kashmiri Pandits worshipped at the Chinar island at the confluence of Jhelum and Sindh. The Dashhar, they said, took place after a very long time. This holy dip in Jhelum came at a time when sections in RSS were keen to start Abhinav Yatra to a Beerwah cave that government disallowed. Despite restrictions, there were some efforts to get in but police stopped it.
Following Bollywood, actors of Telugu Film industry were seen taking the rounds of Zero Bridge with their camera rolling. Allu Sirish and India Model & Actress Lavanya Tripathi shot a few sequences of their upcoming Telugu Film Sri Rasthu Shubha Masthu. The bridge that is the most modern replica of the historic Zaina Kadal bridge was thrown by Ms Mehbooba Mufti last month. Gradually it is emerging a tourist attraction, even for the natives.
Nadiya Nigh at, 19 from Rambagh is Kashmir’s first female football coach. She started playing with boys in neighbourhood, later joined Amar Singh College Academy for football coaching when she was 10. She was the only girl player among 47 boys. Now, she has 10 national and state level awards in her kitty. Nadiya presently runs a football academy in Rambagh and trains more than 30 footballers, mostly boys.
800 number of arrests that government admitted in 2015
23 Murders, 7 Rapes are part of 221 cases that stand registered against VDC