After locking herself in a room for at least a month, Mushaal Mullick made a number of paintings for her exhibition titled “Paintings of Freedom, Paintings of Peace” that was organised by her Peace and Culture Organisation. The former prime minister of Norway Bondevik was the chief guest at the function who reportedly had tears in his eyes after seeing the paintings of the plight of the Kashmiris. Her paintings revolved around different issues including pellets, half widows, separation and killings.
A noted Kashmiri endocrinologist Dr Ashraf Ganie was awarded this year’s TC Anand Kumar Gold Medal Oration, an award for senior scientists who have done exemplary work in the field of reproductive health, at the inaugural session of the Global Conference on Reproductive Health being jointly organized by AIIMS New Delhi and Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility (ISSRF) at Jawahar Lal Nehru University (JNU). The title of his oration was “Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS): Indian Experience and the Way Forward”.
After the suicide car bomb attack in Lethpora, the National Investigation Agency (NIA), who is investigating the case claimed that the vehicle used in the attack was owned by a Bijbehara resident. But as soon as they located the house of the owner, Sajjad Bhat, who had purchased the car on February 04, 2019, reportedly was absconding, and later in the day, his picture was uploaded on the social networking sites wielding a gun. He has joined JeM. The NIA spokesman has identified the vehicle as a Maruti Eeco vehicle.
In an interested case of fraud with a Bollywood style plot, a Jammu resident, Surjeet Singh was arrested by the crime branch for grabbing more than Rs 3 crores from locals. He had taken cash in the form of fixed deposits, recurring deposits, saving accounts etc after floating a Cooperative in the name and style-Rural Development Multipurpose Cooperative Ltd as its Chairman with its head office at Tallab Tillo, Jammu.
The gunfight in Babagund Langate took an ugly turn when one of the two militants fired at the personnel of army, CRPF and SOG who had gone to retrieve their dead bodies. The militant was mistakenly presumed dead by the forces. This fresh round of firing left four security personnel including one CRPF inspector dead. The identity of the militants killed in the encounter was not known immediately.