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A mother’s grief turns Kulgam youth into a singer

Jahangeer Ganaie

(Asian News Hub) – A youth from South Kashmir is winning hearts with his voice by singing songs in Urdu and Kashmiri which he writes and composes himself.

Parvaiz Ahmad Nawpori,33, a resident of Nawpora village in Kulgam district who is a businessman by the profession is pursuing his singing career  part-time and own a band by the name of Parvaiz Nawpori Production.

Parvaiz while talking with—KNO, said that it was 4th day after the death of his mother that he wrote his first song.

He later sang the song which was written in memory of her late mother titled “Moji” and went viral on YouTube and other social media platforms.

“After that I started writing, singing and composing songs in Urdu and Kashmiri myself and have sung dozens of songs,” he said. “I have written hundreds of songs  so far.”

Parvaiz who is the father of two said that he has created a studio at his home where he along with experienced musicians are training around two dozen youth with classical, folk and rap songs besides comedy.

He said that it was all emotions and love for his mother, who died some four years ago, that attached him to this field.

“Most of my songs are dedicated to my mother,” he said. “I want to continue this band and engage more and more youth with it so that they can learn music and keep them away from drugs.”

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Disengaged ICDS helpers have no appointment orders, were accommodated through backdoor entries: Advisor Farooq Khan

Says govt has devised scheme through which lot of qualifying helpers will be back to department; Kashmir was never peaceful as today in past 31 years

(Asian News Hub) – Farooq Ahmad Khan, Advisor to Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor, Manoj Sinha Wednesday said that all the ICDS helpers who were engaged in the department have no appointment order, however, the government tried hard to accommodate them, which could not happen.

Talking to reporters on the sidelines of a function here, Khan as per the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that all these helpers were brought into the department through backdoor entries as none of them have any appointment order.

“We have been trying hard for the last one year to somehow accommodate them, but it did not happen as nobody has any appointment order. Now we have devised a new scheme, where we are creating several posts for these helpers and those who will be qualifying for the post, we will give them extra marks in the interview for their experience,” Khan said.

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He said that through this mechanism lot of these helpers will be back to the department and urged the helpers no to choose agitation as a way as government is trying to ensure that nobody remains unemployed in Jammu and Kashmir.

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He also said that there has been nothing wrong done to anybody especially after August 05, 2019 and if there wrong happening it is because of the mistakes done in the past by those who befooled the people of Jammu and Kashmir was never so peaceful as today in the past 31 years,” he said.

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Youth injured in firing incident in Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A youth was injured in firing incident at Azad Gunj area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.

Reports reaching GNS said that youth identified as Mohsin Solih of Iqbal Colony Baramulla was injured in firing allegedly by security forces.

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While circumstances leading to firing were not known immediately, the youth has been shifted to Srinagar hospital. He has reported suffered injury in leg.

More details will follow.

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Dozen sheep killed in cloudburst in Ganderbal

(Asian News Hub) – At least a dozen sheep died after a cloudburst hit Laman Wangath Naranag area in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district during the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said here.

Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the cloudburst hit Laman Wangath Naranag area and left around a dozen sheep dead and several others injured.

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They said that the livestock belonged to Bakarwal of Ganderbal, while a police party has been deputed to the spot to access the loss.

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