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Driver killed, helper seriously injured in road accident

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A truck driver was killed while his helper brother seriously injured after the vehicle fell into a 200 ft deep gorge near Fotula Top on Srinagar-Leh highway in Leh district of Ladakh during wee hours on Saturday.

As per reports, the truck bearing registration number JK01P/8724 on way from Leh to Srinagar met with the accident at one of the highest mountain passes on Srinagar-Leh highway around 4 am this morning.

It resulted in the on spot death of driver while conductor was seriously injured who has been taken to hospital for treatment in a serious condition.

The deceased driver has been identified as Muhammad Aslam Famda, 30 and his brother Basharat Famda sons of Abdul Gani Famda residents of Fraw Haknar Gund.

A police official said that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khalsi Leh and further investigation has been taken up.

 

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J&K Police inspector shot dead

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A police inspector was shot dead by terrorists in Nowgam area on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday evening, reports said.

Report said that terrorists fired upon Pervaiz Ahmad Dar while he was returning home in Kanipora area after offering Maghrib (evening) prayers.

Dar, they said, was critically injured in the attack, following which he was shifted to SMHS hospital in the city where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Dar was posted at Parimpora police station, said the sources, adding that he worked in the Criminal Investigation Department (CID).

“Investigations have been started in the matter,” said a police official while confirming Dar’s killing.

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Govt orders promotions of officials in J&K

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The Departmental Promotion Committee meeting of Handicrafts and Handloom, Department Kashmir was held today under the Chairmanship of Director Handicrafts & Handloom wherein the promotion of 79 officials of Ministerial/ executive and technical cadre of the Department were cleared for promotion to the next higher level/ grade.

Apart from clearance of promotions, several issues which were pending disposal since the last so many years were also addressed during the meeting and cleared/ confirmed by the committee thus resolving the long pending grievances of certain sections of employees of the department.

Post merger of Handicrafts & Handloom Department into a single entity, this was the first Departmental Promotion Committee Meet and was held after a gap of more than 2 years.

Hailing the development, the employees appreciated the efforts of the Director Handicrafts & Handloom, Kashmir for holding the meet in a swift manner.

Congratulating the promotees, the Director advised them to work with zeal and zest for the betterment and welfare of the artisan community.

The whole exercise was conducted in view of the instructions given by the CS for conducting the DPC meets expeditiously and on the regular intervals

 

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7th standard student dies by committed suicide in J&K

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A 17-year-old boy has allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself to death in Srinagar on Tuesday afternoon.

Official sources said that a class 7th student has hanged himself to death at his residence in Rahim bagh area of Mehjoor Nagar Srinagar.

They said that he was rushed to SMHS Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead on arrival.

Meanwhile, local police has taken cognizance of the matter and started investigation.

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