Newsmakers

CHANGED: Trans-LoC bus will ply on Monday and not Thursday as per the decision taken by the foreign ministers of India and Pakistan.
 
PUNISHED: Rattan Lal and Ashok Kumar were awarded rigorous imprisonment of life and the fine of Rs 10,000 each for killing Kalvandan Singh of Machine Domana over an old enmity.
 
SUGGESTED: SHRC has asked the central and state government to identify the 40 RR (Dogra) personnel who are allegedly involved in the custodial killing of Kalla Khan, a mason, from SurankotePoonch. Khan was reportedly picked up by the RR and SOG on his way back home on February 12, 2002.
 
RETURNED:
Mehrajud din Wadoo, a defending mid-fielder-footballer, currently playing for Salgaocar SC, has made a comeback in the Indian national team. It was after his performance in the Federation Cup 2011 and I-League that All India Football Federation decided to include him in this year’s national team.
 
OPENED: Axis Bank opened a new branch at Taskan Complex, Leh. The bank now has 5 branches and 31 ATMs in the State.
 
RAIDED:
State Vigilance Organisation raided three places including residences of Jagdish Singh Jamwal, a Tehsil Supply Officer of CAPD in Vijaypur and his brother Raj Singh at Kartholi in connection with Rs 8.55 lakh worth fraud of food grains.
 
ALLEGED: Sarpanches from Charar-i-Sharief constituency, Budgam held a protest march over alleged political interference by a government official at the behest of a local MLA.

APOLOGIZED: Turkey apologized for raking up the Kashmir issue in the UN General Assembly after S M Krishna, External Affairs Minister met his Turkish counterpart AhmetDavntoglu and conveyed his unhappiness over the matter. They met at the sidelines of the Istanbul conference.
 
ISSUED: A non-bailable warrant is issued by Delhi court against Sahil Zaroo who is facing trail in a drug abuse and peddling case involving Rahul Mahajan. Others facing trial under the IPC and the NDPS Act include Harish Sharma, Nigerian nationals Abdul Latif Ashola alias Mohd Abdullah, and Egbedokun James Taiwo.
 
DISTRIBUTED: Agriculture Minister Ghulam Hassan Mir distributed Rs 8.70 crore as an incentive under the National Mission on Saffron among 1872 farmers in Pampore. Centre has sanctioned Rs 376 crore for National Mission on Saffron.
 
SUPPORTED: Brinda Karat, CPI (M) leader supported Omar Abdullah over partial withdrawal of AFSPA from some parts of the state. Karat said fresh legislation should be introduced, which will give Army the right to intervene.
 
WATCHED: Omar Abdullah, took some time off from the politics and watched car racing at the inaugural Indian Grand Prix at Greater Noida. He was accompanied by his sons.
 
REAPPOINTED: Mehbooba Mufti was re-elected as the president of PDP for the third consecutive term. All high profile party personalities except for Muzaffar HussainBaig were present in the elections which were held at their residence in Gupkar.
 
JAILED: Sahil Ansari, a Bihari labourer and his local friend Mohammed Yousuf Kasana were jailed for seven and five years concurrent imprisonment under section 376 and 363 for kidnapping and raping a minor. The fine of Rs 5000 is also imposed on both.
 
OFFERED: Family of Ali Muhammed Mir of Nishat alleged that they have been offered Rs 20 lakhs by wife of Papa Kishtwari to withdraw the case of their father’s killing from the court. Mir was allegedly killed by Kishtwari in 1995.
 
ELECTED: Engineer AnnilSuri was unanimously elected as the chairman of Federation of Industries (FOI) Jammu for the second term. The elections took place at the general meeting of FOI at ASSI Bhawan, Gangyal under the chairmanship of T S Reen.
 
TOOK OVER: Lt Gen A S Nandal took over as General Officer Commanding (GOC) of Nagrota based 16th corps in the ceremony held at Nagrota based HQ of the corps. Nandal has earned the distinction of being the 25th GOC of the White Knight Corps. Before, Nandal was additional Director General in CoAS Secretariat at New Delhi.

INJURED: MajidMajeedPadder was injured in a mysterious explosion when he was attending marriage of Rajab Mir in South Kashmir. It is said that a gun battle in 2003 between government forces and militants at the same location must have left some explosive material beneath the earth which exploded when the chef was cooking food.
 
RETRIEVED: 2 kanals of state land worth crores was retrieved and restored after a gap of three decades from Rajajimarg’s 35 encroachers. It is the first effort of any government to restore any asset of the state outside J&K.
 
BOOKED: Four traders allegedly involved in 2009 busted hawala racket for LeT are booked by Enforcement Directorate. All four are engaged in trading across the border. The case is investigated under Prevention of money laundering act PLMA.
 
HACKED: Six Indian government websites were hacked by Pakistani techies. Muslim Liberation Army (MLA) hacked and defaced the home page of CID of West Bengal. Central government has asked the Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) to conduct the analysis of the government websites to bolster security.
 
SLATED: State government would auction fresh stock of sapphire corundum for two days from November 18 in Jammu. It will be the fourth time since 1988 that the corporation has notified the sale of rough sapphire through open auction.
 
AUTOMATED: State government has invested Rs 116.72 lakh in the pilot phase of automation and networking of public libraries in J&K. In the first phase SRS Central Library Jammu, SPS Central library, Srinagar, Oriental Research Library, Hazratbal and City Central library Karan Nagar are being taken up.
 
INSTALLING: After installing CCTVs on two highways, they will soon be installed in all the sensitive towns across the state to keep the vigil on subversive elements. Besides, Special Mobile Utility Vehicles (SMUV) for frisking, patrolling and quick reaction on the two highways of Jammu Srinagar and Jammu Pathankot will also be deployed.
 
DIRECTED:
High court has directed the House Boat Owners Association (HBOA) to moot out a proposal about the realignment of over 329 House boats in the Dal Lake in 33 feet space from the parapet wall of the lake on the boulevard side besides 110 house boats on the western foreshore road.
 
ORDERED: Supreme Court has ordered to release four Pakistanis who have been detained for the last 45 years. All of them were arrested as the prisoners of war in Indo-Pak 1965 war.
 

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