Indian Diplomat R Madhu Sudan said India desired normal neighbourly ties with all countries, including Pakistan; onus on Islamabad to create a conducive atmosphere.
In the first meeting of the alliance since December 2020 the restoration of special status in J&K was discussed. It was decided that the matter will be discussed with the Centre when invited.
There are 538 active COVID-19 positive cases in the district, out of which 50 patients are under hospital isolation in different Covid hospitals of the district while 22 patients are in newly established Covid Care Centres.
The NC chief also claimed the ongoing Covid lockdowns have removed any hope of economic revival. He added that that the announced economic package would be insufficient to kickstart the economy.
The health official claimed the Union Territory has been the top achiever in India with over 73 per cent (of people above 45 years of age) inoculated with the first dose.
BJP councillor Rakesh Pandita was shot dead by terrorists in the Tral area of Pulwama district on Wednesday. Mufti condemned the act and said the entire Union Territory has to bear the brunt of such incidents.
The BSF had, earlier on May 14, recovered an AK-47 rifle, a pistol and some ammunition dropped by a Pakistani drone in the Samba sector of the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir.
Abdullah in a virtual party meeting said that his party's priority will remain the restoration of Article 370 of the Constitution and statehood to Jammu and Kashmir.
Rakesh Pandit's gruesome killing took place in South Kashmir when he was visiting his friend. He was shifted to a hospital but succumbed to bullet injuries.
In a video shared on Twitter, the six-year-old Kashmiri girl can be heard complaining about her online classes that run from 10 am to 2 pm.
“The sort of work we have been asked to do, big children work like this. I have to attend classes from 10 am to 2 pm. Why so much work for small kids?”
It also said, "The early restoration of articles will not only save the people, particularly the youth, from going on the terminal path of disillusionment but will also restore a sense of entitlement to them."
The district police officers are investigating the matter and no official statement has been released about the damages caused due to the mishap.
The incident is the second such infiltration attempt in the Samba sector in the past two weeks. Earlier on May 5, the BSF shot an infiltrator along the International Border in the same sector.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Chief Ministers of Punjab, Karnataka, Bihar and Uttarakhand on Covid-19 situation in their states.
The task force will impede the work culture in government departments as the employees may land up being terminated even by wounding the vanity of the higher-ups, said Abdullah.
After BJP saw infighting in Karnataka, another BJP v/s BJP fight brews in Jammu and Kashmir, this time involving a Union Minister.
The ongoing 'corona curfew' which was meant to last till May 6 has now been extended till 6:00 am on May 10 in view of the rising cases in five districts of the Union Territory.
Al-Badr is an Islamic terrorist group operating in the Kashmir region.