J&K: Woman doctor honoured for donating blood 53 times

Jammu: A woman doctor in Jammu and Kashmir has been honoured for donating blood for more than 50 times in three decades by an organisation which promotes such efforts. A senior medical officer at Police Hospital, Jammu, Kiran Sharma, received the award from the Indian Society of Blood Transfusion and Immunohaematology (ISBTI) in December for her extraordinary contribution in the field of voluntary blood donation movement. ISBTI was formed in 1972 after Indo-Pak war in 1971, to motivate people for voluntary blood donation in the country. Sharma, the only women among the 10 people who received the award, said she felt inner solace on all 53 times she had donated blood. “I am donating blood for the past 30 years. I started in 1987 when I was a student,” she told PTI. Born in Bhaderwah area of Doda district, Sharma received the award from ISBTI during its 42nd National Conference held at Kota in Rajasthan from Dec 8-10. She said family issues had an impact on her to work for the huma..

J&K: After teacher rapes minor, locals fore girl to marry him

News reports said that to cover up the matter, the locals tried to force the girl to marry the teacher. But the girl and her family refused. The girl was studying in class 10, the teacher is reportedly married with four children An FIR has been registered against a government school teacher for raping a student of his in Jammu and Kashmir. The teacher is reportedly married with four children. The victim is reportedly in class 10. The teacher reportedly abducted the student from a wedding on December 3 and held her hostage at a hotel till December 6. He abandoned her on learning that her parents had launched a manhunt for her. He is currently on the run. News reports said that to cover up the matter, the locals tried to force the girl to marry the teacher. But the girl and her family refused. WION REPORT The post J&K: After teacher rapes minor, locals fore girl to marry him appeared first on Kashmir Essence.

Pensioners’ Welfare, government’s priority, moral responsibility: CS Inaugurates Sujok Therapy Clinic for senior...

Jammu, December 17 – (GNS) Chief Secretary B B Vyas attended 34th National Pensioners’ Day Function organized by Central Government Pensioners’ Welfare Association (CGPWA), and interacted with the pensioners and senior citizens, here today. On the occasion, Chief Secretary also launched Sujok Therapy Clinic at Day Care Centre for senior citizens at CGHS Wellness Centre, Exhibition Ground, Jammu- a joint initiative of the Central Government Pensioners’ Welfare Association, J&K Jammu and Kesar Anirudh Rukmani Memorial Foundation, Dehradun. Chief Secretary said that National Pensioners’ Day gives an opportunity for highlighting, recognizing the concerns relating to pensioners’ welfare and on this day all members of the society particularly those who are associated with the welfare of the pensioners need to come together and address these issues in a collaborative manner. He further assured the pensioners’ that their issues will be taken up and discussed for early redressal. “There are ..

Musical Event Organised By The SPARK 

Junaid Bhat Sopore : Spark today organized a musical event at Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir which was attended by large number of people. Under the theme ‘Relive The 80’ a musical program started in Kati Junction Sopore today with welcome address by Khaleel Peerzada, Team Incharge of Spark. In this programme students performed various musical forms like 80′ to 90’s Bollywood Songs, traditional songs of Kashmir and instrumental music, etc. in a charming and impressive way. They enthralled the audience through their mesmerising and soothing performances. It was indeed a great and colourful musical event. The main purpose of organising this event was to provide our young talented seedlings a platform so that their hidden musical talent would get a boost and would flourish said Team Spark. We hope to conduct many more such events in the future for the betterment and welfare of our students. The participants showcased there talent and they showed variety of Songs and t..

Altaf Bukhari offers condolences to deceased fireman: succumbed to grievous injuries while dousing the...

Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today visited residence of Abdul Majid Wani, the Fireman, who succumbed to grievous injuries while dousing the fire at Koker Bazaar here last Sunday evening. Bukhari was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Syed Abid Rasheed Shah and Mohammad Akbar Dar, Joint Director Fire and Emergency Services Kashmir. Wani after falling from third storey of a building at Koker Bazar had sustained grievous injuries and succumbed to injuries at SMHS hospital. Lauding the contribution of Wani, Bukhari said the deceased fireman’s efforts prevented a major catastrophe and saved not just properties worth millions but many lives too. The Minister for Education said that he would ensure that the bereaved family gets due compensation including a job under the relevant SRO. “And I am also for a strong recommendation for a gallantry award to the deceased. I offer my highest respects and deepest condolences to the family of this brave and courageous m..

Which Telecom Operator Has the Best Cheapest Postpaid Tariff Plan Right Now in India?

In last few months or so the Indian telecom market has been buzzing with price cuts every other day. Companies have drastically cut prices of their prepaid recharge plans ever since the rollout of the Reliance Jio service. Of late, the tariff war has shifted to the postpaid zone, and many changes have happened in postpaid plans as well. The postpaid plans from major telecom operators have become cheaper and give consumers more data, calling and messaging benefits than earlier. In fact, these plans have become so good, that entry-level plans offer enough value and services to be enough for most people. But having said that, the dilemma shifts to choosing the best entry-level postpaid plan? Let’s compare the entry-level postpaid plans from Airtel, Idea, Vodafone, and Reliance Jio. Airtel 399 Plan Airtel’s myPlan Infinity postpaid plan starts at Rs 399 and offers unlimited local and STD calls along with 10GB of data per bill cycle. Only outgoing roaming calls are charged at 80p/minute ..

Kulgam police apprehended culprits involved in illegal abortion

Srinagar, December 17:(GNS) Kulgam police has apprehended culprits involved in the illegal abortion and saved a girl from being aborted. Police Station Kulgam received an information that one person Ishtiyaq Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Salam Bhat resident of Chakoo Shopian along with a pregnant girl have gone to house of Ghulam Hassan Shah resident of Malpora Mohalla Kulgam in order to illegally abort the pregnancy, where one lady (name withheld) perform such illegal abortions. On receiving this information, Kulgam police along with magistrate raided the place. During search of the house Government supply medicines and surgical items required for the said purpose were recovered. The culprits involved were apprehended on the spot. A case FIR number 232/2017 under section 376, 312, 511RPC, 08 Nursing Act was registered and investigation was started.(GNS) The post Kulgam police apprehended culprits involved in illegal abortion appeared first on Kashmir Essence.

Geelani condemns killing of civilian in Kupwara

Srinagar Dec 17: (GNS)Strongly condemning the killing of an innocent civilian Asif Iqbal at Thandi Pora Kupwara, by the government forces, Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani, said that it is very unfortunate and blamed state administration, police and occupational forces for these brutal killings. In a telephonic address to mourners, Geelani condemned the killing of Zahid Ahmad Bhat, saying that callous authorities while shielding killers are attributing it to suicide case, saying “the blood of these martyrs will not be allowed to go waste and Kashmiris will never forget their sacrifices. Appealing people to boycott upcoming elections, Geelani said that the few people who vote in election dramas were not only committing an act of treason, their actions were also acting as oxygen for the Indian occupation of Kashmir.” It is very sad that in Kupwara a few people voted even for BJP, said Geelani and added that taking part in election process tantamount “to betrayal with the ..

Led by Er. Rasheed hundreds joins anti-army march in Kralpora Police resorts to...

Kupwara 17 December:(GNS) Breaking strict restrictions hundreds joined a protest march against killing of innocent Sumo driver Asif Ali at Kralpora Kupwara today seeking immediate arrest of the Army Officer involved in the shameless incident. Led by AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed amid tight restrictions march started from main chowk Kralpora and travelled a distance of four kilometers. Men women and a large number of youth joined the procession chanting pro-plebiscite and anti-army slogans and demanding immediate arrest of the culprits. The procession breaking many security barriers reached the outskirts of Thandipora, where police resorted to heavy shelling and arrested Er. Rasheed along with dozens. Amid heavy shelling Er. Rasheed was lodged in Police station Kralpora. In the scuffle many protesters sustained injuries. Speaking to media persons before his arrest Er. Rasheed said that if Army Chief has any respect for the human rights he must immediately move beyond traditi..

North Kashmir: Five days on, body of four missing soldiers still untraceable

Srinagar, December 17: (GNS)Five days after they went missing following avalanches and landslides, four army soldiers are yet to be traced by HAWS rescue teams in Gurez and Naugam sectors of Bandipora and Kupwara districts of north Kashmir. Yesterday, the army’s HAWS rescue team managed to retrieve body of one soldier who had gone missing along with two others at Gurez sector early this week on December 12 after being hit by an avalanche. He was identified as Sepoy Kaushal Kumar. In another incident on the same day, a landslide struck Patila Post of Army’s 20 Dogra regiment in Nowgam sector of Handwara in Kupwara district. The searches at Nowgam are also underway but there is no breakthrough so far.(GNS) The post North Kashmir: Five days on, body of four missing soldiers still untraceable appeared first on Kashmir Essence.
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