Taking note of its failure to provide job overseas to even a single unemployed youth from the state during the past six years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to wind up its Overseas Employment Corporation.
The twin towns of Handwara and Kupwara had been rocked by violent protests that left five persons dead since last Tuesday.
One of the two youth killed on Tuesday in army firing in Handwara town of Kashmir was a budding cricketer and had attended a national level Under-19 cricket camp three years back.
The party leaders questioned the promises made by Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to protect innocent people and ensure peaceful atmosphere in the state.
Mehbooba and Modi discussed the overall political and developmental scenario of Jammu and Kashmir, a state government spokesperson said in a statement.
Army had on Tuesday ordered an inquiry into the incident while police said a magisterial probe and a departmental inquiry are being conducted.
A junior police officer was on Wednesday suspended for “mishandling” of the law and order situation in north Kashmir’s Handwara town that led to the killing of three persons and injuries to four others in firing by security forces.
Protests erupted in north Kashmir’s Handwara area on Tuesday when army opened fire on villagers that left two youths dead.
The PG accommodation is located in Chilla village at Sohana, Mohali. Sanjay, Pradeep and Kunwar work in a private company at Mohali.
Based on a tip-off, police laid a check-post at village Dharra in the district and intercepted a man, identified as Zakir Hussain of Dharra village.
Mir, who was declared a proclaimed offender by a court earlier, had managed to get bail in 2007 on health grounds from the Delhi High Court a year after his arrest.
Militants inside the Entrepreneurship Development Institute (EDI) building, which is up in flames, engaged security forces in intermittent exchange of fire from 5.30 am, a police official said.
The Army Commander played down the threat issued by Lashkar-e-Taiba Chief Hafiz Mohammed Sayeed about more attacks on the Indian soil by terming them as “nothing new”.
The IAF officials, who attended the meeting, said the alternate site offered by the state government in Leh has been examined by experts and they are ready to take over if the state government finalises the deal.
It is a landmark judgement that is bound to give a major fillip to anti-corruption movement in Jammu and Kashmir