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Section 144 in Sgr: Main aim is to prevent virus spread, Says SSP Sgr

‘People must co-operate, rush in public transport a challenge, will take transporters on board to find solution’

(Asian News Hub) – Authorities on Wednesday imposed section 144 within Municipal limits of Srinagar after the COVID cases spurt in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir stating that the main aim is to prevent virus spread.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Sandeep Choudhary while talking to the media persons said that police and other security forces have been deployed on the roads since morning to impose section 144 CrPC in letter and spirit with an aim to prevent the virus from spreading.

He said that the 50 per cent shops as per the government order are closed. He appealed the traders and shopkeepers to follow the orders in letter and spirit.

SSP Srinagar further appealed the traders and common people to follow the limitations over the assembly of people under section 144 CrPc as well.

However, he said that the rush in the public transport is a challenge as the people are still travelling in these vehicles, saying that they are trying to find a solution in this regard as well by taking the transporters on board to ensure that the rush in these vehicles is reduced.

“Our target is to prevent the virus from spreading. Police, administration, civil society and common people have to coordinate with each other as it is the only way to combat the virus at this juncture,” he said.

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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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