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Boys Degree College Anantnag collapsed, initial enquiry suggests 2 crore losses

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Anantnag, Jan 08: The rooftop of Boys Government Degree College Anantnag on Friday collapsed resulting in damages to building and loss to crores of rupees.


As per official sources the construction of college building was taken up by Department of Roads and Buildings and its allied agencies in 2017. As per official sources 7 crore of rupees have been spent on construction work so far.

“With the collapse of college building, the initial reports suggested that the shelter suffered 2 crore rupees losses”, news agency has learnt.

As per reports besides rooftoop, assets like chairs, desks, trollies, racks, electronic and digital equipments have been damaged.

Soon after the incident, Deputy Commissioner Anantnag Kuldeep Krishan Sidha rushed to the spot and took review of the damage.

“I visited here to take stock of the situation and all technicalities are being ascertained right now”, DC Anantnag told KNS and added an enquiry has been ordered to bring the culprits to task.

“Government won’t spare those found guilty in executing this project in a mischevious way”, Sidha said and added “I am going to write Commissioner Secretary, an administrative head of R&B in this regard so that whosoever shown negligence won’t go unpunished”.

DC further said the incident is a “major” setback to public exchequer and administration will not watch it as a mute spectator.

“We are ascertaining the reasons how the structure collapsed when there is no such amount of snow over the rooftop”, said Executive Engineer R&B Qazi Javed Amin while talking to KNS.

Director Colleges Prof. Peerzada Yusuf while speaking to KNS said that college happens to be a property of students and public and any damage to it is “deplorable”.

“Will get the details and are ascertaining the facts, whosoever will be involved in negligece would be brought to justice”, he added.

Principal Degree College Anantnag Prof. Fayaz Ahmad termed the incident “shocking” and “painful”. “The incident is highly shocking and painful. Authorities must book the involved”, Prof Fayaz added.

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Encounter starts in Chanapora, Sgr

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(Asian News Hub) – An encounter broke out between Security forces and militants in Chanapora area of Srinagar on Thursday evening, police said.

According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), police in a tweet informed that the gunfight has started in Chanapora area this evening, saying that the police and security forces are on the job.

“#Encounter has started at #Chanapora area of #Srinagar. Police and security forces are on the job. Further details shall follow,” Kashmir Zone Police tweeted.

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Centre to send more forces to J&K

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(Asian News Hub) – The central government has decided to move extra forces to Jammu and Kashmir amid targetted killings and encounters between security forces and militants.

Quoting sources News18 reported, the official announcement of sending soldiers will be made soon to send about 25 companies of troops to Jammu and Kashmir to give security to civilians and help other forces to eliminate militants.

They said that the additional companies CRPF will be arranged mannerly. They will be sent in phases. 10 companies will be sent to J&K, while in the next two phases, the remaining 15 will be dispatched.

Also Read: Won’t allow disruption of peace; damage to communal fabric of J&K at any cost: DGP Dilbagh Singh

In a high-level meeting, the decision was taken in view of the current situation. ‘Almost two dozen CRPF companies will be moving to Jammu and Kashmir from different parts of the country in view of the current situation. Soon, an official communication will be released to move these troops,’ News18 reported quoting sources in the government.

Arrangements for the accommodation, transportation etc have already begun. The process of informing companies who will be going to J&K has also started.

Also Read: Won’t rest till we root-out militancy from J&K soil: LG Manoj Sinha

‘The step was decided in a high-level meeting. Arrangements will be made soon and after that, an official communication will be released in a few days,’ the official claimed as per News18.


DG CRPF Kuldiep Singh is already in Jammu and Kashmir monitoring operations and the situation along with other top officials of the biggest paramilitary force.

It is expected that the DG would remain there till Home Minister Amit Shah reaches J&K for his visit from October 23-25.

On Wednesday, four unidentified militants were killed in separate encounters with security forces in the Shopian and Kulgam district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Meanwhile, the Indian Army’s longest operation in the last 10 years is going on in Mandher sector.

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Won’t allow disruption of peace; damage to communal fabric of J&K at any cost: DGP Dilbagh Singh

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Says selected killings were aimed to trigger communal fissures, those involve to be dealt with sternly; pays homage to 375 police, security forces killed in last one year

(Asian News Hub) – Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbagh Singh Thursday said that killing of civilians and minority community members in J&K was a move to disrupt peace and to trigger a communal fissure in UT ‘but police and security forces will foil all such plans and won’t allow militants to succeed.”

Addressing the police commemoration day function at armed police complex Zewan in Srinagar, the DGP said that some militants while acting on the advice of their mentors across the LoC resorted to disruption of peace by killing civilians and members of minority community. “These selected killings were aimed at triggering communal fissures in Kashmir. Police and other forces acted swiftly to foil the designs of militants and their mentors,” he said as per news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). “We will not allow disruption of peace and damage to the communal fabric of J&K at any cost.”

Also Read: Won’t rest till we root-out militancy from J&K soil: LG Manoj Sinha

He said killing of civilians was not just to disrupt the peaceful atmosphere but also hit the livelihood of common masses of Kashmir and the tourism as well. “We have given a befitting reply to the enemies of peace and will continue to do that,” the DGP said.

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He said that this year so far 370 policemen and other security forces personnel were killed in line of duty across India. The DGP paid rich tributes to all the policemen killed in line of action stating that police are committed to protect the integrity of country and to keep the peace intact in J&K.

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