J&K: Mosque damaged in fire
A mosque was partially damaged in a fire which broke out in Beerwah area of central Kashmir’s Budgam district,police said on Monday. The Hanafia Mosque at Ahongam in Beerwah area,35 km from here,was partially damaged in the fire that erupted in the under construction first floor of the complex,they said,adding that the cause of the fire is being ascertained.
Ashok Prasad new DGP of J&K
Ashok Prasad,a senior officer of the Intelligence Bureau,was on Monday appointed the new Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police force. A 1979-batch IPS officer from Andhra Pradesh cadre,Prasad assumed charge as DGP relieving Special Director General K Rajendra who was in-charge till now.