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Peoples Conference pays rich tributes to Late Mufti Mohammad Syed on his fifth death anniversary

Srinagar, Jan 06: J&K Peoples Conference paid rich tributes to Late Mufti Mohammad Syed, former Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir on his fifth death anniversary.

In a remembrance gathering to commemorate Late Mufti sahib, PC leaders recalled him as a visionary and inspiring political figure from Jammu & Kashmir, who showed dedication and unwavering commitment towards the welfare of people of J&K.

“Mufti sahib was a self-respecting, seasoned and thinking politician. Irrespective of the differing political spaces that we occupy, he rose above party politics and was extremely respectful in his dealings with us. His untimely death has left a huge void in the politics of J&K”, the leaders said as per a party statement.

They further said that Mufti sahib was passionate about politics as a tool of reform and relentlessly strived for the development of all the regions of J&K.

“He envisioned a unified, inclusive, pluralistic and progressive J&K. His strenuous and relentless efforts in building bridges and contributions towards the socio-political empowerment of people of Jammu and Kashmir have been tremendous. We pray for eternal peace to his soul’, the statement added.

The remembrance gathering was attended by PC Chairman Sajad Lone, senior VP Abdul Gani Vakil, General Secretary Imran Ansari, Provincial President Mohammad Abbas Wani, Abid Ansari, Bashir Ahmad Dar, Raja AIjaz Ali, Irfan Paditpori and Adnan Ashraf Mir.

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.


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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.


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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.


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