A traffic cop was killed after hit by a speeding truck on Tuesday on the Srinagar-Jammu highway in Qazigund area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.
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Report said that constable Abdul Majeed Tantary (SGCT) son of Ali Mohammad Tantary, a resident of Baramulla was hit by the truck (JK01W-2973) at around 07:00 am this morning at Bypass Chumullah crossing Qazigund, resulting in his on spot death.
The officer further said that the truck driver namely Mushtaq Ahmad Sofi was arrested.
Traffic movement which was halted temporary was restored, he added.
Administration allows partial reopening of THESE Shops
While as the district administration has announced strict enforcement of lockdown from May 10 to May 17, it has, however, announced relaxations from 8 am to 12 noon for the sale of “some permissible items” during this period in the wake of Eid-ul-Fitr festival.
As per the order issued by the district commissioner Srinagar Muhammad Aijaz Asad, while strict containment measures are being taken to prevent the further spread of the virus in Srinagar, there will, however, be some relaxations from 8 am to 12 noon.
The order reads, partially permissible activities from 8 am to 12 noon include retail and wholesale grocery shops (excluding multi item departmental stores), milk and dairy products, mandis, shops and street vendors’ dealing with fruit and vegetables only, bakery, meat and chicken shops.
The order further reads that a complete corona curfew in the entire Srinagar district will remain in force from 7 am May 10 to 7 am May 17.
Meanwhile, an official told that the order must be seen under the preview of section 144 Crpc, and assembling of more than five persons won’t be allowed during the relaxation period that is from 8:00 AM to 12 Noon
Former DDC candidate detained at Airport for carrying Ak47 cartridge
Former defeated Chadoora DDC candidate was detained at the Srinagar International Airport on Sunday for carrying AK47 cartridge in her bag.
The woman was identified as Shabeena Akther W/O Muneer Ahmad Bhat R/O Hayatpora, Chadoora. She was residing in Hotel Mareen Resort Humhamma, and was traveling from Srinagar to Chandigarh by Indigo flight 6E 6041.
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According to reports, while Shabeena went to take off the flight, an Ak47 cartridge was recovered from her 18 month old child’s handbag in the X-ray machine while checking.
After the incident, the accused was arrested by the Humhamma Police and detained for interrogation but was set free after initial questioning.
“It is believed that her kid would have kept it in the bag as a playful act as they are residing in secured zone at Hotel Meeran.” an official said
On the occasion of Shab e Qadr follow these guidelines.
On Sunday Muslims across the country celebrated Shab e Qadr. Amid the rising cases of coronavirus, prayers were suspended at many famous Masjids in the country and people offered prayers either at their homes or at local masjids.
Islamic scholars had appealed to Muslims to adhere to safety guidelines and adopt pandemic SOPs in letter and spirit. Muslim Wakf Board also suspended prayers in masjids and shrines affiliated with Muslim Wakf Board. On May 1 this year, the Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board announced the suspension of regular prayers for time being at the masjids and shrines affiliated to it in Jammu and Kashmir as a preventive measure to contain the spread of coronavirus.
Otherwise, on this occasion, the biggest meeting was traditionally witnessed at Hazratbal shrine Srinagar and Jamia Masjid where thousands of people would join special prayers during the night.
The night marks the revelation of the Holy Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). This holy night is considered the most blessed of all the nights in Islam. Muslims will observe the night-long prayers at local masjids. During this night, Muslims spend most of the time reciting Quran and offering special night-long prayers.
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