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Advisor Baseer Khan inaugurates JKPL cricket tournament

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The J&K Premier League (JKPL) cricket tournament was on Tuesday inaugurated by Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, at Green Valley Educational Institute (GVEI), Elahibagh .

The league-based franchisee tournament, organised by INS in collaboration with Green Valley Educational Institute, involves 16 corporate teams and the matches would be held at GVEI cricket field.

Advisor Baseer Khan, who was accompanied by Secretary J&K Sports Council Nuzhat Gull, Chairman GVEI Mohammad Yousuf and others, inaugurated the event by cutting a ceremonial ribbon, unveiling the trophy and playing a ceremonial shot.

On the occasion, Khan hailed the organisers and GVEI Chairman for building such a sports infrastructure in the institute and allowing it to be used for such events.

“This will provide an opportunity for the sportspersons from Jammu and Kashmir to showcase their talent and compete with the best of the lot,” he said, adding, “It is high time that we garner the talent of our youth and build sportsmanship characters in them.”

He also hailed the Secretary Sports Council for “rejuvenating” sports activities after the COVID-19 halt.

Advisor said the government was committed to provide national level sports infrastructure with a view to organise high-end competition in the UT to harness the potential of budding sportspersons. He said due to the encouragement being provided by the government to the sportspersons, the youth of the UT have excelled in the sports activities.

Advisor Khan thanked Lt Governor Manoj Sinha for “guidance” saying his enthusiasm has led to such an important event in Shahr–e-Khaas. “The Lieutenant Governor has also planned to uplift and build sports infrastructure across the UT. He is personally looking after the problems faced by youth and is very keen in uplifting them and channelizing their energy towards constructive activities,” he said.

“The youth of Jammu and Kashmir have immense potential and will make their mark at national and international level once provided opportunity,” Advisor said. He stressed on following COVID 19 precautions, health advisories and SOPs.

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Rescue operation resumes in cloudburst-hit Kishtwar after suspension due to rain

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The rescue operation to locate 20 people missing after a cloudburst in a village in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar resumed Friday after remaining suspended for hours together owing to inclement weather, officials said.

Seven persons were found dead and 17 others were rescued in an injured condition after the remote Honzar village in Dacchan tehsil was hit by flash floods triggered by the cloudburst in the early hours of Wednesday, damaging 21 houses, 21 cow sheds, a ration depot, a bridge and a mosque.

The rescue operation was interrupted by heavy rains late Thursday night and resumed around noon after slight improvement in the weather conditions, the officials said.

 

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Cyber fraud in Jammu, person loses 24,000 from Bank account

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With the continuous rise in cyber fraud cases in Jammu and Kashmir, one more similar case was reported from Chasana Mahor area of Reasi where a man named Sat Pal Singh lost an amount of Rs. 24,000 from his bank account.

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According to him, the Bank account had an amount of Rs. 25,000, however, when he tried to withdraw it, 24,000 was missing. He later contacted the Bank authorities.

“I went to the Bank ATM but could only withdraw an amount of 1,000. I kept trying until my card got blocked. On talking to Bank officials, a cyber fraud was found. In 3 unknown transactions, 24,000 was taken away.” Sat Pal said

“I’m a poor man. I’ve a handicapped sister and aged Father. I work hard to feed my kids. I request Bank authorities to check the CCTV footage and J&K Police to solve this case as soon as possible.” He added

Anyone willing to help Sat Pal Singh can contact him at 9596332003.

Muskan Langoo, Content writer, JK Media

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DGP sanctions Rs 70 lakh financial support to J&K PP, SPOs

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Director General of Jammu and Kashmir police Dilbagh Singh has sanctioned Rs 70 lakh in favour of families of police personnel and Special Police Officers (SPOs) who expired while in service.

The Special Welfare Relief of Rs 19 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents and legal heirs of the deceased Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Pawan Singh, Head Constable (HC) Gopal Dass and follower Pritam Singh who expired while in service, a police spokesman said on Friday.

He said Rs one lakh has been already paid to the NoKs of deceased police personnel for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the Police Headquarters (PHQ) through their concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Police Welfare Fund.

DGP Singh has also sanctioned special relief of Rs 5 lakh each in favour of dependents and legal heirs of deceased SPOs Mohammad Nazir and Vakil Singh who passed away during the course of their engagement in the department. The financial assistance has been given out of the Contributory Welfare Fund of SPOs.

As a welfare measure, Police Headquarters has taken many initiatives to ensure increased help and assistance for the welfare of its personnel and their families, he said.

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