KARGIL, DEC 09: Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today said that renewed focus on the sense of responsibility, morality, and awareness can play key role in eradicating corruption from society to a great deal.
The CEC stated this while addressing a one-day conference on how to stop the menace of corruption Baroo here today. The conference was organized by the Youth Action Committee (YAC), Kargil in connection with the International Anti Corruption Day, 2018.
The CEC while congratulating YAC for having organized the conference said that it is the collective responsibility of all sections of society to make concerted efforts to curb corruption which hampers the socio-economic development of the people.
Feroz Khan said that eradication of corruption, holding of across the board accountability and promotion of transparency in the district is the priority of the Hill Council Kargil and all out support would be provided to curb corrupt elements besides giving awareness about the Right to Information Act (RTI) and anti corruption laws. The CEC reiterated that he wants to eliminate corruption and promote transparency in the district.
Meanwhile, speakers including Vice Chairman Religious Affairs Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT), Kargil Sheikh Bashir Ahmad Shakir, Member YAC Sheikh Nissar Hussain, District Social Welfare Officer Kargil Aga Syed Jamal, Assistant Professor Nassir Hussain Shabani, renowned Public Speaker Sajjad Hussain, Joint Secretary SEMOK, Kargil Javed Balkhani, poet Muhammad Yasin Ansari, retired ZEO Muhammad Iqbal Lone and President YAC Zakir Hussain in length about the ill effects of corruption and their ramifications.
The speakers highlighted the role of the people as well as the importance of education, ethics and morality, exposure of financial education and goal setting to students at schools and colleges, honesty and patriotism as key factors in getting rid of corruption and corrupt elements.
The representatives of IKMT, Kargil, Ahle Sunnat Wal Jamaat Kargil, SEMOK, Kargil, members of YAK besides the representatives of other religious and social organizations also attended the conference.
Reasons by GoI to suspend cross-LoC trade highly indefensible: Soz
Srinagar, April 23: Alleging that Prime Minister Narendra Modi wanted to promote propaganda for 2019 Lok Sabha elections by trying to bring Pakistan, Kashmir and whatever suits his imagination, senior Congress leader and former union minister Prof Saifuddin Soz on Tuesday said reasons being given for stopping Cross-Line of Control (LoC) trade were highly untenable and indefensible.
“PM Modi wants to promote propaganda for Election 2019 and tries to bring in Pakistan, Kashmir and whatever suits his imagination”, Soz said in a statement here.
He alleged that since everything is happening at the behest of Prime Ministers Office (PMO), stopping the LOC trade between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad all of a sudden, is seen by the trading communities on both sides, as part of a “trickery” aimed at the Election-2019.
Two electrocuted to death in Poonch
Srinagar, April 23: A police constable and a civilian died due to short circuit of 33KV transformer at Chungan Chroon area of Mendhar in Poonch district on Tuesday early morning.
Reports said that a constable (Follower) in JK police identified as Faiz son of Mohd Sharif age 40 year and a civilian Mohd Shabir son of Ab Rahim age 38 year died on the spot after they came in touch with a live wire.
SDPO Mendhar Neeraj Padyar also confirmed to a news agency that two people including a cop and civilian was dead when they came in touch with live wire after there was a short circuit in a Transfer. Meanwhile, SHO Mendhar also rushed to the spot to assess the situation.
World Book day celebrated at Sgr, Kup
Srinagar, April 23: To commemorate the World Book Day, Department of Libraries and Research organized a day-long book exhibition at S.P.S. Library Srinagar.
The day is observed annually across the world to promote book reading culture.
Deputy Director Libraries and Research Shaheena Khan inaugurated the exhibition where collection of books including Quranic manuscripts, paintings, references and some rare books were put on display.
Meanwhile, similar function to showcase rare books was held at District Library Kupwara. People from all walks of life turned up at the book exhibition.
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