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Peaceful atmosphere in J&K cannot be allowed to be disturbed says DGP, visits Handwara reviews security scenario

(Asian News Hub) – Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh today visited North Kashmir’s Handwara Police District where he inaugurated facilities for Jawans, chaired a security review meeting and also chaired a Darbar of Jawans and officers at District Police Line Handwara.


Accompanied by DIG NKR Shri M. Suleman Choudhary, the DGP was received by SP Handwara Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy. He first visited Handwara Police martyrs memorial and paid floral tributes to the J&K Police martyrs.


During the security review meeting and while addressing the darbar, the DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir Police has earned a name and respect for itself with the sacrifices, dedication, commitment and hard work done by the officers and jawans of J&K Police. He said that the success achieved for the peaceful atmosphere cannot be allowed to be disturbed and added that Police and security forces will work further to consolidate the gains. He said that Handwara and Kupwara districts are the gateways and added that during the past these have been used for nefarious designs. He said that lot of responsibility is on the shoulders of the JK Police and added that we have to continue our services for the peaceful atmosphere, in our Union Territory.


The DGP said that Jammu and Kashmir police in the past has seen very difficult time and added that today because of the dedicated and committed efforts of the Jammu and Kashmir Police along with other forces we have reached at the point when we hold hands of the civilians and are working for strengthening the peaceful atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir.


While appreciating the sacrifices and achievements of the force during the tough times, the DGP said that after the day comes to an end we should develop the habit of introspection and do the self assessment and added that this process always gives the correct vibes of our work. He advised the personnel to take due care of their health and urged upon them to turn away from their ill habits, if any.

He said that when a person is emotionally strong it automatically doubles his/her physical strength, so everyone should also take due care of their family members, he added.


He exhorted upon officers and jawans to keep good work going with sincere efforts and be conscious while performing duties to thwart any evil designs.


During the Darbar, the DGP patiently listened to the demands and grievances of the officers and jawans. He assured them that all genuine grievances of the personnel will be looked into at the earliest.


The DGP inaugurated newly constructed indoor Badminton Court, Gym Center, Recreation Hall and VIP Lounge Tiger Hill in DPL for welfare of jawans to keep them fit physically as well as mentally and also inaugurated plantation drive by planting some green saplings at DPL Handwara.

He also inaugurated Conference Hall at DPO Handwara.


DIG NKR and SP Handwara briefed the DGP on the security measures taken for the peaceful atmosphere in the district. The security review meeting at DPO Handwara was also attended by Brig. M. S. Rathore, 7 Sector Commander, Col. Gagandeep Singh, CO 21 RR, Shri Uttam Banerjee, CO 92 Bn. CRPF, Shri B. S. Jamwal, 2 I/C 6 SSB, Shri Sanjay Sharma, CO 87 BSF and Shri Mashkoor Ahmed, ASP Handwara.

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5 more localities declared as micro-containment zones in Srinagar

(Asian News Hub) – The authorities on Monday declared five more localities of Zadibal and Batamaloo areas of Srinagar in view of detection of fresh Covid-19 cases.

Srinagar admin said that 5 more localities of Zadibal and Batamaloo have been declared as Covid-19 containment zones to prevent the further spread of the virus.

The areas which have been declared as containment zones include Meerakabad Shalimar, Hyder Colony Kill Khan Gali Upper Soura, Buchpora Firdous Colony in Zadibal and Gazaliabad Lane No. 01 HMT and Shahanwar Colony Lane 02 in Batamaloo area of Srinagar.

Officials said that at least these areas have at least 33 active cases of Covid-19 and to prevent the further spread of the virus, these localities have been declared as micro-containment zones.

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Two militants killed in Shopian gunfight

(Asian News Hub) – At least two unidentified militants have been killed in an encounter that broke out between government forces and militants in Zeipora Mantribugh area of South Kashmir’s Shopian district on Monday.

A senior police officer told that two unidentified militants have been killed whose identification is being ascertained. He said that the search operation is still on in the area.

He said that the militants turned down repeated surrender offers given to them by government forces.

Earlier, an official said that a joint team of Police, Army’s 34 RR and CRPF launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) on specific information about the presence of militants in the area.

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

Pertinently, 38 militants have been killed so far in Jammu and Kashmir this year and most of them belong to Shopian district.

Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure, the internet services have been snapped across Shopian district.

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Fortis hospital sets Liver Diseases Centre at Star Hospital Srinagar

Appoints Dr Mir Sammiullah as senior Liver Transplant Consultant at Fortis Hospital Gurugram

(Asian News Hub) – Keeping in view the rising incidence of liver diseases in Kashmir, Fortis Hospital has established a Liver Diseases Centre at Star Hospital Srinagar.

The Centre will cater all types of liver diseases and liver transplant services.

Dr Mir Sammiullah has been appointed as senior Liver Transplant Consultant at Fortis Hospital Gurugram.

The OPD services will be on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from 10 am to 2 pm.

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