THE MANDATE DAILY NEWS PAPER OF J&K

April 21, 2019
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Arrogant, Filthy, Fake Engg aspires for slushy posting at MVD -Part II

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JAMMU:  Securing jobs and qualifying entrance examinations for professional courses in the state of Jammu and Kashmir seems more serious and gigantic than what it comes to the public domain in recent past. There are more than hundred such cases where the beneficiaries have managed to intrude into lucrative government jobs through fraudulent tactics.

Though the present Governor S.P Malik has adopted a tough line and vouch to book all such fraudsters under criminal code with severe punishment but the task is herculean as these criminals are spread in length and breadth of the several state government departments.

As per the documents available with the mandate, out of several such scam one of the candidates who presently working as Assistant Engineer in Mechanical Department has managed to qualify the entrance examination of Govt polytechnic, Bikram Chowk through proxy candidate who happens to be his elder brother. As per the Crime Branch officer in such cases the beneficiary as well as the proxy candidate is equal culprits and both are liable to be prosecuted under various provisions of law for hatching criminal conspiracy through ‘common intention’. The quantum of punishment in such cases varies from 2 to 7 years and if the accuseds managed government jobs through such means, in such a scenario the entire salary drawn so far and in this case it would run into several crores shall be recovered with penalty besides lost of job.

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International Skater in Dock for fraudulent admission Part -I

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Jammu: Securing berth in professional colleges through fraudulent means by proxy candidates seems a deep rooted nexus in the state. In the past several such cases has been come into light involving kith and kins of businessmen as well as MLAs in the state. Recently, a case of similar nature has come to fore nearly 28 years after it took place.

In this case, a renowned international skater managed to secure berth in Government Polytechnic, Bikram Chowk, Jammu for three years diploma course through fraud.

As per available documents, in 1990 the then Competent Authority (now BOPPEE) held entrance examination for selection of candidates for three diploma course. In this exam, the said international skater managed to qualify the examination through proxy candidate which happened to be his elder brother. He did so because at the time of examination, he was out of station in other state for some interstate skate event.

Later, this skater after completing the diploma course got selected as junior engineer in state PHE department. As per the documents, his entire government service is fraud as the position which he secured is basically managed through deceitful means as at the time of entrance examination he was not present in the state. This is a fit case of fraud where he as well as his brother are accused and even the salary which he has drawn till date likely to be recovered, said sources.

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Like PDP, Governor Vohra treating Jammuittes as ‘Second Class citizens’

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Advisor Vyas to interact with public at Jammu on Friday

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JAMMU, JULY 25: Finally, the Chief Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas will have audience with ‘Children’s of Lesser Gods’ and is scheduled to interact with public and address their grievances here in the winter capital on Friday, July 27, 2018.

The Advisor will be ‘available’ for interaction with the public from 10 am to 3 PM at Convention Centre, canal road.

The individuals, deputations, delegations and civil society organisations who want to meet the Advisor for projecting their demands and grievances can register with the Deputy Commissioner Office Jammu on all working days before the scheduled day of the public meeting.

It seems that after the imposition of Governors Rule under His Highness the Home Ministry has directed him only to look after Valley, as if Jammu does not matter, where Advisor Khurshid is supposed to hold public durbars in civil secretariat Srinagar in addition to keeping tab on former CM,s Grievance Cell but unfortunately no such system was put in place in Jammu.

It is a known fact that ‘Left Oriented’ Governor Vohra holds a malice against Jammu region since 2008, but then what is Government of India doing, where it is a known fact in ‘Power Parlays’ that Vohra is in Cahoots with Muftis, why no checks have been put on his activities.

After assuming administrative powers, Vohra has been howling towards the Security forces to observe ‘SOP’, furthering PDP’s agenda of Surrender Policy.

Interestingly, most of the local militants killed recently are youngster who had joined ‘The Ranks’ recently. Such is the imposed fragrance of NN, that it seems that the ‘Surrender Policy’ of PDP seems to be working, where any such individual who Surrenders will have a secure livelihood.

No doubt, both the regions need different balm, where Valley has her own inherent problems, Jammu needs entirely a different approach.

The biggest issues facing Jammu is Traffic Jams, which means that alternate mass transport is the need of the hour. Though DPR was prepared by ERA under the expertise of RITES, but like her farther Mufti Mohammad Sayeed under expert guidance of his trusted Lieutenant Nayeem  Akhter said no-no to Tawi Lake project, Mehbooba refused to consider Metro Rail for Jammu city.

The height of nuisance is that with BJP Government in Centre and for the first time BJP romping home with 25 seats from the region, Governor Vohra is turning Nelsons Eye towards the stronghold of BJP on concentrating only on Valley, which is not likely to deliver any political dividend for years to come.

Two LeT militants killed in Anantnag gunfight

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ANANTNAG, JULY 25: Two militants were killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Anantnag town of this south Kashmir district on Wednesday.

A senior police official said two bodies of the militants have been recovered from the site of a gunfight in Mehmaan mohalla of Anantnag town.

“Firing has stopped. A search operation is on,” said the official.

He identified the slain militants as Adil Bhat of Sozan Kishtwar and Bin Yamin alias Bilal moulvi of Ghat Khudwani.

Earlier, police said that two Lashkar-e-Toiba militants were trapped in the gunfight that raged since early morning.

An official said that forces launched a cordon-and-search-operation in the area following inputs about the presence of militants.

“As the forces approached the suspected spot, the hiding militants opened fire, triggering a gunfight,” he said.

Internet was shut in Anantnag district while train service was suspended across south Kashmir in view of the gunfight.

An eye witness said that the forces blasted the house in which the militants were trapped.

Forces conduct night-long searches in Pulwama village

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PULWAMA, JULY 25: Security forces conducted a nightlong cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in Naira village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Dozens of  houses including that of youth Peoples Democratic Party leader Waheed Para were searched during the operation.

An official said that the operation started at 10:30pm and ended at 3am.

The operation, he said, was launched by a joint party of the army, police and the CRPF after inputs about the presence of militants in the area.

Children being used by militant, extremist groups: Rijiju

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NEW DELHI, JULY 25: There are reports that some militant or extremist groups in the country, such as the Maoists, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen, are misusing children to further their agenda, the government said today.

During the Question Hour in Rajya Sabha, Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju however said there were no reports that children were used as human bombs.

In the left-wing extremism affected states like Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Bihar, there were reports that “some groups use children in their nefarious designs to destablise the state”, the minister said.

“We have reports that naxalite groups try to use children,” he said, adding that the government was trying to open schools and carry out skill development activities to bring the children in left wing extremism affected areas to the mainstream.

“As per our information, two other organisations, Jaish-e-Mohammad and Hizbul Mujahideen, have also used children,” Rijiju said.

Independent member Amar Singh wanted to know if children were used as human bombs by some organisations.

The minister said there were no such reports.

In his written reply, the minister said “the government was aware that some militant/extremist groups in the country forcibly induct children as armed cadres and for other supporting activities”.

While replying to supplementary questions, the minister said there was a reference in the United Nations about armed conflicts in India, to which the government has objected.

“There is no armed conflict in India. We have objected to a reference in the UN,” he said.

Omar Abdullah govt was most inefficient and corrupt: Sajad Lone

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SRINAGAR, JULY 25: Peoples Conference chairman and former minister Sajad Lone on Monday hit out at National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah, saying he was “amazed” at his criticism of the previous government.

“I am amazed at Omar Abdullah. The way he criticises the previous Govt— one would have thought that he must have been an ace administrator. Well we all know he presided over a government which will go down in history as one of the most inefficient brutal and corrupt Govt,” Lone said on Twitter.

Prof Talat Ahmad is new VC Kashmir University, Manoj Dhar Jammu University

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SRINAGAR/JAMMU, JULY 25: Prof Talat Ahmad is new VC Kashmir University; Manoj Dhar takes over as VC Jammu University

Professor Talat Ahmad has been appointed as the vice chancellor of Kashmir University while Manoj Dhar took over as the vice chancellor of Jammu University on Wednesday.

Registrar Jammu University Meenakshi Kilam confirmed that Prof Dhar took over as the VC of the varsity.

A source at the Kashmir University confirmed the appointment of Prof Talat as the new VC.

Prof Talat has earlier served as the VC Kashmir University from 2012 to 2014. He was given a three-year extension, six months ahead of the completion of his first term, but was soon appointed as the vice-chancellor of Jamia Millia Islamia for next five years. His term at the Jamia is ending in the middle of 2019.

The hunt for new KU Vice Chancellor began in October 2017 when the three-year tenure of incumbent vice chancellor Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi ended.

Inaugurations not to delay use of public assets

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Srinagar, July 25: Governor N.N. Vohra has today directed that all completed buildings and projects which are awaiting formal inauguration should be put to immediate use, without any further loss of time, in the larger public interest.

While reviewing various developmental schemes/projects in Kupwara today, Governor noted that over 10 buildings which stand completed have not yet been made functional merely for want of formal inauguration. Governor has directed Commissioner Planning & Monitoring Department to issue directions to all Administrative Secretaries, Heads of Departments and Deputy Commissioners in the  State to ensure immediate use of all completed buildings/assets as this would go a very long way in ensuring utilisation of valuable resources.

Governor has also directed that all completed buildings/projects should carry a simple plaque which dedicates the building/project to the people of the area (to be indicated) and also indicates the details of commencement/completion of the project; the cost of the project and the date on which it was made functional.

Democratic, stable Pakistan in India’s interest: Mehbooba Mufti

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SRINAGAR, JULY 25: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday said that a stable and democratic Pakistan was in the best interests of India.

“Hoping today’s election in Pakistan leads to a stable government as a democratic Pakistan is in the best interests of its neighbourhood especially India. #PakistanElections2018,” tweeted Mehbooba.

Parliamentary elections are underway in Pakistan today with voting going on at 85000 polling stations for 272 seats of the national assembly.

A fierce battle is expected between Imran Khan-led Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) and Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led by Nawaz Sharif’s brother and former Pakistan Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.

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