Journalists protest against Shujaat’s assassination in Kashmir
The Valley journalists on Tuesday staged a protest against the assassination of veteran journalist and Editor-in-chief of ‘Daily Rising Kashmir’ Syed Shujaat Bukhari and the threat to Kashmiri journalists by BJP MLA, Lal Singh.The journalists from different organisations including freelancers assembled at Srinagar’s press enclave and marched towards Ghanta Ghar (Clock tower) here.The scribes were holding placards and banners reading slogans in favour of slain journalist and against Lal Singh.
The sit-in and protest march was organized by the Kashmir Valley journalists.Protesters demanded authorities to come up with the facts about the killing of a slain veteran journalist at an earliest.
Construction of 500-bedded Children hospital in full swing
The state government has accorded sanction to conversion of 200 bedded maternity and 300 bedded pediatrics hospital at Bemina into a 500 bedded pediatric hospital. The 70-Cr project will improve the existing tertiary healthcare infrastructure. Once completed, the hospital will reduce patient rush at GB Pant.
Verdict of Kathua rape,murder:Lifer for 3, 5-yr term for 3, 1 acquitted
A Special Court in Pathankot Monday awarded life imprisonment to three out of the six convicted for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu’s Kathua district last year.
After nearly a year-long trial, the court held the six guilty in the case that shook the conscience of people across India.
The court acquitted another accused Vishal Jangotra, son of mastermind Sanji Ram, giving him the ”benefit of doubt”.
Pulwama boy among NEET toppers in Kashmir
Kamran Imitiyaz from Chersoo Awantipora has made his mark by scoring 623 marks in the recently conducted NEET exam. Kamran an orphan, credits his success to his mother. But his family struggle hasn’t bogged him down. He is now on his way to chase his dream of becoming a doctor.