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LG Manoj Sinha inaugurates ‘State Of Art’ General Bus Stand cum multi-level parking at Jammu

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Says project constructed at Rs 213 Crore, building has shopping complex, food courts, kiosks; Big relief to people of Jammu, every single resident must shoulder responsibility of building safe & clean Jammu, Advocates new slogans for city: Jammu a city of bliss, Eternal, Spiritual City on the Earth

(Asian News Hub) – Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Thursday inaugurated the state of the art General Bus Stand cum Shopping complex constructed at the cost of Rs 213 Crore in Jammu today.

While urging the people of Jammu to take care of the assets in Jammu city clean. As per the news agency—KNO, the LG Sinha said that every city across the world has a slogan and that he has two choosen two for Jammu city— “Jammu, a city of bliss or Eternal, Spiritual City on the Earth.”

The LG Sinha said that the multi-level parking cum shopping complex will help thousands of pilgrims who come for the journey of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. “This will help address the population of Jammu people and largely help them address the traffic congestions,” he said.

He said that the project has been constructed at the cost of Rs 213 crores that has a terminal of 80 big busses and has a space for 1112 four wheelers and over 1000 two wheelers.

“The building has X-ray system for baggage, parking management, rain harvesting, CCTVs for security,” he said. He said that most of the work was completed on the project in the past two and a half years.

“Jammu is a place that takes one’s heart away. Every single resident of this place contribute towards the development of the city,” the LG Sinha said adding that at present 33 percent people live in cities and in next few year it would be 42 per cent and after a decade 65 per cent people will live in cities. “So we need to have an eye on the future while addressing present issues,” he said. “Jammu is the only place across the country where we have IIM, AIMS and IIT.” He said a feeling must coming in the minds of people that “it is my city.”

He advocated “street festival” for the people of Jammu once a month that should be organized by the Jammu Development Authority (JDA).  He said that commercial complex of the building is yet to be made functional but will be soon be operational.

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Man found dead at Zaldagar

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Driver killed in Ramban

(Asian News Hub) – Body of a 38-year-old man was found at a graveyard in Zaldagar area of Srinagar on Saturday morning.

Official sources told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of 38-year-old man identified as Feroz Ahmad Tarray resident of Zaldagar was found at graveyard.

Also Read: Encounter rages in Drangbal Pampore

He said that a police party reached the spot and shifted the body to a nearby hospital, while further investigation has been launched to ascertain the cause of his death.

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Encounter rages in Drangbal Pampore

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Top LeT Commander involved in killing of two cops in Baghat trapped: IGP Kashmir

(Asian News Hub) – An encounter broke out between security forces and militants in Drangbal Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, officials said on Saturday morning.

An official told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that a joint of team of police, Army and CRPF after receiving information about the presence of militants launched search operation in the area.

He said that as the joint team of forces intensified searches towards suspected spot, the hiding militants fired upon the party, which was retaliated, thus triggering an encounter.

Also Read: In 3 hours; two LeT (TRF) militants killed in Pulwama, Sgr encounters: Police

He said that the exchange of fire is on in the area and one to two militants are believed to be trapped in the area.

Meanwhile, IGP Kashmir said that top Let Commander involved Umar Mushtaq Khanday who was involved in killing of two cops at Baghat is trapped in Pampore encounter.

Pertinently, umar was recently named among top 10 militants in Kashmir.

“LeT commander amongst #top 10 #militant namely Umar Mustaq Khandey who was involved in #killing of two police personnel at Baghat #Srinagar & other terror crimes trapped in Pampore #Encounter: IGP Kashmir.” Kashmir police zone tweeted.

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In 3 hours; two LeT (TRF) militants killed in Pulwama, Sgr encounters: Police

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Militant killed in Pulwama was involved in killing of PDD employee at Batamaloo; Slain at Bemina encounter had killed SI Arshid at Khanyar, both slain locals; now only 3 militants active from Sgr district; 11 militants killed in 8 encounters this month: IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar

(Asian News Hub) – Jammu and Kashmir police Friday said that two Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF) militants were killed in two separate encounters in southern Pulwama and Srinagar, who were involved in the killing of a civilian and probationary sub-inspector.

A police officer told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that based on a specific input, police, army and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in village Wahibugh area of Pulwama. “During the search operation, when the suspected house where the militant was hiding, was zeroed-in, repeated offers of surrender were made. But the militant fired indiscriminately at the forces triggering a gun-battle,” he said. “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Shahid Bashir Shiekh, resident of Habba Kadal, Srinagar was killed and his body retrieved from the site of encounter.” The officer said that slain militant had joined militancy recently and was linked with Lashkar-e-Toiba (TRF). Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir Vijay Kumar told KNO that slain militant Shahid was involved in the killing of civilian and PDD employee Muhammad Shafi Dar of Batamaloo, Srinagar. “We have recovered an AK-47 riffle from the slain militant,” the IGP said.

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About the second encounter, police said based on a specific input by police about the presence of a militant at Hamdaniya Colony Bemina area of Srinagar, an operation was launched by the police in the area. “During the search operation, the hiding militant was asked to surrender but he fired at the forces triggering an encounter,” a police official said, adding that “In the ensuing encounter, one militant identified as Tanzeel Ahmed, a resident of Haba Kadal, Srinagar.

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He said that the slain Tanzeel was involved in the killing of Probationary Sub Inspector Arshid Ashraf at Khanyar, Srinagar on September 12. The Kashmir police chief said that Shahid and Tanzil were also “collaborators in recent killings of a chemist and two teachers in the city.” The IGP Kashmir said that after recent civilian killings, Srinagar based militants had shifted to South Kashmir “but we continued to track their movements and managed to zero in on them today.”

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“Now only three militants are active as two have been killed today. We are after the remaining three and will soon get them,” the IGP said, both the encounters took place within a span of three hours. “Both operations are over and two-AK-47 rifles have been recovered from the two slain militants,” he said.

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