Are the pellet guns made for Kashmir alone? PDF Print E-mail

altThe recent violence in Jammu and Kashmir triggered after the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen militant Burhan Wani on July 8 by security forces, has brought pellet guns into focus.

To control the protesters, pellets were fired that have injured hundreds of protesters till now. The use of pellet guns and the number of fatal eye injuries in the Valley has resulted in a huge outcry and severe criticism.

Official figures showed that 8904 civilians were injured after security forces used pellet guns on protesters.

Those received pellet injuries were mostly teenagers who lost their vision now living in pain and suffer for entire life.

The Crusader Lost PDF Print E-mail

We at Jehlum Post in reverence remember our respected Editor-in-Chief Jasbeer Kaur


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PM Modi: Poison of casteism and passion of communalism have no place in India PDF Print E-mail


altJPNN/New Delhi/Aug 15, 2015 / Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his customary Independence Day address, Saturday asserted that the frenzy of communalism or the poison of casteism have no place in India but did not announce any major scheme unlike last time as he answered criticism on fighting corruption. In his 85-minute speech from the ramparts of the historic Red Fort, he referred to the major issue facing his government -- 'One-Rank, One-Pension' (OROP) -- on which he said the government has accepted in principle.But he stopped short of announcing acceptance

India UNSC setback, US, Russia, China oppose reform talks PDF Print E-mail

altJehlum Post News Network/United Nations /Yoshita Singh /Aug 12, 2015/In a setback to India's bid for a permanent seat in an expanded UN Security Council, the US, along with Russia and China, Wednesday opposed negotiations to reform the powerful UN body, refusing to contribute to a text that will form the basis for the long-drawn reform process.  UN General Assembly President Sam Kutesa achieved a breakthrough of sorts by circulating a text to UN members that will form the basis for the negotiations on the reform of the Security Council.

DGP reviews security measures PDF Print E-mail

altJehlum Post News/Srinagar/July 29 , 2015/Calling for close coordination among all security agencies to maintain continuous vigil on the activities of anti-national elements, Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar has said that greater synergy among the agencies is must for ensuring peace and security in the State. Rajendra was chairing police officers meetings during his visit to North Kashmir districts of Baramulla and Bandipore Wednesday, attended by IGP Kashmir, SJM Gillani, Range Dy. Inspector General of Police and all district police officers including Sub-divisional police officers of these districts.Reviewing the law and order, security scenario

Naeem personally checks working of city schools PDF Print E-mail

altJehlum Post News/Srinaga/July 29, 2015/ Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar, Wednesday said that various new concepts have been introduced over the past few months to give new direction to the education system in the State. He said the concept of Model Schools is a part of the same initiative. The Minister stated this while on a visit to Middle School Kothibagh, which has already been included in the Higher Secondary School, Kothibagh cluster under the Model School concept. During the visit the Minister, interacted with the students

Khandey reviews BADP implementation in J&K PDF Print E-mail

altJehlum Post News/Srinagar/July 29, 2015/The State Level Screening Committee on BADP (Border Area Development Programme) headed by Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey Wednesday reviewed the implementation of the Programme in the State. The Committee besides approving Annual Action Plan of 147.20 Crore for 2015-16 also reviewed the physical and financial progress under Annual Action Plan 2014-15 including submission of UCs of previous years. While Chief Secretary underscored the need to respect the timelines, he said any new project taken up under BADP should be completed within three years.

Kasuri: UPA was close to Indo-Pak ‘framework’ on Kashmir PDF Print E-mail

altJPNN/ New Delhi/July 27, 2015/ India and Pakistan were about to reach a "framework" on Kashmir during UPA rule and both sides even had decided not to proclaim "victory" post the announcement, former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri said Monday. "We were about to reach a solution on Kashmir, a framework. Solution could only be arrived at by cabinets and Parliament. We could only provide a framework. But we were trying to deliver something. I will give the details in my book to be published later this year," Kasuri said. Speaking during a discussion on 'Improving Indo-Pak relations' , Kasuri said it was the outcome

Omar: Punjab attack similar to Jammu attacks PDF Print E-mail

altJehlum Post News/Srinagar/ July 27, 2015/ The terrorist attack in Punjab is "eerily similar" to attacks in the border belt of Jammu, former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah tweeted on Monday. "Will be very interested to see what emerges about the identity of the terrorists involved in the Gurdaspur attack this morning," tweeted Mr Abdullah after militants stormed a police station in Punjab's Dinanagar town. "The timing of the attack, methodology and location are all eerily similar to attacks in the border belt of Jammu," he said in another tweet. "Where the heck are the bulletproof jackets and helmets?

Vyapam Scam: Supreme Court orders CBI probe PDF Print E-mail

altJPNN/New Delhi /Jul 09, 2015/The Supreme Court today ordered a CBI probe into the massive admission and recruitment scam in Madhya Pradesh as more skeletons tumbled out of the Vyapam cupboard with the death of yet another witness coming to light.The Supreme Court, while directing CBI to probe all cases of the Vyapam scam and alleged deaths of persons related to it, also and issued notices to the Centre and the state on a plea seeking Governor Ramnaresh Yadav's removal

Benjamin Netanyahu government loses Parliament vote for first time PDF Print E-mail

altJPNN/Jerusalem/Jul 08, 2015/Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling coalition lost a parliamentary vote today for the first time since taking office with a knife-edge majority in May.The vote, on a technical issue regarding jurisdiction of state bailiffs, did not directly challenge the government's survival but highlighted the challenge of governance with the coalition commanding just 61 seats in the 120-member legislature."Netanyahu's coalition of 61 is unable to function," MP Karin Elharrar of the opposition Yesh Atid party and sponsor of the private member's bill, said in a statement. The draft must still

PM Modi: Islamic heritage of India & Central Asia has rejected extremism PDF Print E-mail

altJPNN/Astana / Jul 07, 2015/Prime Minister Narendra Modi today underlined the common Islamic heritage of both India and Central Asia which has always rejected the forces of extremism and strongly pitched for enhanced defence and security cooperation between the two to combat terrorism.On his first visit to Central Asian countries, Modi, who flew to Kazakhstan's capital from Uzbekistan earlier in the day, asserted that both India and Central Asia cannot achieve their full potential without each other and nor will the region be more stable without the cooperation between the two.Addressing

Lalit Modi gets ED summons in alleged money-laundering case PDF Print E-mail

altJPNN/Mumbai /Jul 06, 2015/The Enforcement Directorate has issued summons to ex-IPL boss Lalit Modi in connection with an alleged money-laundering case registered against him here. "Summons were issued last week to Modi through his attorney, who appeared before us for an adjudicatory hearing," an ED source said.According to the source, Modi has been asked to appear in three weeks.Earlier last week, the agency also recorded the statement of former BCCI chief N Shrinivasan.

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