'My Town My Pride' programme began in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch from October 20 by the government. The p programme aims at ensuring immediate grievance redressal, instant delivery of services to the masses. 'My Town My Pride' will also ensure the time-bound delivery of benefits of various welfare schemes. "This is part of bringing the administration to the doorstep of people. I spoke to all councillors here and heard their requests and issues. We'll try to resolve them," said Secretary to Govt.
A Rural Self Employment Training Institute in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch is training women about tailoring. The institute is providing free of cost training to the women. "With the tutelage, we'll earn a livelihood. We're getting experience which will benefit us in being independent," said a student to ANI. Trainees will also get certificate after completion of course.
Health workers were trained in Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch. Senior officials made health workers aware about the system. The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) system is a technological solution which aims at strengthening immunization supply chain systems across the country. System has been used with the requisite customization during the COVID pandemic.
A group of terrorists attacked a party of 110 battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in JandK's Srinagar. The attack took place in Nowgam area of Srinagar on September 21. No injury has been reported so far and the area has been cordoned off. More details are awaited in this regard.
Jammu and Kashmir DGP Dilbag Singh on September 19 informed that Pakistan is using drones to drop weapons. He was briefing mediapersons, after Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists arrested by security forces from Rajori. "Pakistan is trying to disturb peace in JandK by using drones to drop weapons. They are also trying to infiltrate terrorists. Dropping of weapons by drone is challenging but we have been able to restrict such acts and have got some success," said Singh.
The president of Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party, Altaf Bukhari said that Rs 1,350 crore economic package by announced by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha is a drop in the ocean. "But something is better than nothing," he added. "JandK needs a bigger heart if we want to revive its economy. We have suffered a loss of not less than Rs 40,000 crores, and Rs 1,350 crore economic package is a drop in the ocean but something is better than nothing," said Altaf Bukhari.
Furniture restorer and eco designer Jay Blades, unveils beautiful Covid-safebenches across the country dedicated to ‘unknown and unheralded’ individualsfor their work in local communities. A report released on Wednesday by TheNational Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half ofadults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, apositive to emerge is the sense of community spirit. A third of people (34%)said they know their neighbours better than before and four-fifths of those(80%) actually felt safer because of it.
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Florida will continue to receive a steady flow of new COVID-19 rapid tests. That’s according to federal health officials, saying Tuesday, the state will be getting about 6.5 million BinaxNOW tests total through the end of the year.
Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has accused Tesco of failing to be'Covid-safe' over the use of masks, accusing the supermarket giant of nottaking a 'responsible attitude'. He told the Lords economic affairs committeethat local leaders had called for the Government to hand over powers to taketargeted enforcement action against firms that fail to protect staff andcustomers. 'We asked for summary closure powers of all premises that were notdeemed to be Covid-safe,' Mr Burnham said. 'I’m not just talking about pubsand restaurants. There are large supermarkets in Greater Manchester who in myview have not properly implemented the requirements around face coverings. AndI’ll name one chain: Tesco. 'I don’t believe they’ve taken a responsibleattitude to this issue, they’ve said it’s not for them to enforce. Well I dothink it is for those organisations to enforce.'
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Indian Army has reiterated that it will welcome those local militants in Kashmir who choose to shun the path of violence. General Officer Commanding (GOC) 15 Corps Lieutenant General BS Raju on October 26 appealed to the misguided youth to shun militancy, which he said was not a "one-way route", adding that Army will welcome those wanting to return to mainstream. Lieutenant General Raju made the appeal while talking to reporters on the sidelines of Yusmarg festival in Budgam district of central Kashmir. "I appeal to youth who are ready to shun militancy to return to their homes as the environment is favourable for them for starting a peaceful and dignified life," Lieutenant General Raju told reporters at Yusmarg Mela organised by Army and was attended by some 3500 people of all age groups. Numerous events were organised at the mela which included sports and cultural programs catering to the interest of youth who said they enjoyed participating in the mela hosted by the Army.
Chinar Corps celebrated the 74th Infantry Day at Badamibagh Cantonment in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar on October 27. Several Army officials paid tribute to slain soldiers. Infantry Day is observed as a remembrance of the first military event of independent India, when the Indian Army repelled the first attack on the Indian soil on October 27, 1947, in the Kashmir Valley. While speaking to ANI, Lt. General BS Raju, GOC Chinar Corps said, "I congratulate infantry jawans deployed in tough terrains and hinterlands, they can reach where no one can reach. Situation has improved (in Kashmir), youth should use it. Young ones should focus on studies, others should work and not choose wrong path. It's my appeal- If you've picked up arms and shot a video, doesn't mean you are a terrorist, you can come back."
A video surfaced in which a terrorist was seen surrendering before security forces on October 26 in JandK's Awantipora. The terrorist is a resident of Gulshanpura, Pulwama. He was absconding since September 25, this year. One AK rifle was also recovered from his possession.