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Thursday December 20, 20184 DISTRICTS LMD recovers Rs 25,000 as
fine from Haryana based firm STATE TIMES NEWS
POONCH: Legal Metrology Department (LMD) imposed a fine of Rs.25,000 on the management of Haryana based chocolate manufacturing firm for violating the provisions of the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011.
During inspection at various retail outlets, the team of LMD headed by Assistant Controller Kewal Krishan observed that small packs of chocolates of various denomina- tions were offered for sale to consumers without declaring the month/Year of packingand details of the manufacturer on these packs.
Responding to legal notice of LMD, the management of the firm admitted its guilt and pleaded for composition of the case at department level.
The Assistant Controller, on assurance from the defaulter of not repeating this malpractice, compounded the case for Rs 25,000.
5 bovines rescued, smuggler flees STATE TIMES NEWS
KATHUA: Police on Wednesday foiled a bovine smuggling by rescuing five bovines, however smuggler managed to escape from the spot.
As per the details, acting on a tip off a police team led by Inspector Amit Sangra SHO Police Station Rajbagh estab- lished checkpoint on NH Rajbagh and seized one Mahindra Bolero without registration number carrying five bovines. All the bovines were rescued, however smuggler managed from escape to the spot. A case under section 188 RPC 3/5 PC Act was registered in this regard.
250 pouches of illicit liquor, 100 kgs of Lahan destroyed
STATE TIMES NEWS KATHUA: Excise Department destroyed 250 pouches of illicit liquor, besides 100 kgs of Lahan during different raids carried out against illicit liquor in Excise Range Kathua.
On the directions of the Excise Commissioner Talat Parvez Rohella and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Syed Muried Hussain Shah the Excise Team Kathua led by ETO Savita Chouhan and Inspectors Arun Kumar and Razi Ahmad along with Sanjeev Kumar, Nitin Sharma and Excise Guards Rajinder Singh, Aqeel Ahmad and Jyoti Prakash Sharma raided the Jakhbar Dhambra, Khokyal, Padyari, Darala and Muthi Khutd areas of Kathua District to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor.
In the process 250 pouches of Illicit liquor besides 100 Kgs of Lahan raw material of illicit liquor was recovered by the raiding team from State land and later destroyed on spot.
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STATE TIMES NEWS KISHTWAR: To express their resentment over the attitude and failure of police and administration to solve the mystery behind Parihar brothers killing even after passing of more than one and half month time, residents of Tapal Mohalla Kishtwar while holding protest and demonstration at Kishtwar on Tuesday alleged harass- ment especially of women on the pretext of investigation by the police.
The residents led by sen- ior National Conference(NC) leader and former Home Minister Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo assembled outside Police Station Kishtwar and held strong protest and demonstration against police and administration for their failure to arrest killers and for unnecessarily harassing the residents of Parihar brother's native place(Tappal Mohalla).
While addressing the pro- testers, Kitchloo said that we
are cooperating with police but till date nothing has been done. He further said that judicial probe should be held under the sitting High Court Judge.
Kitchloo alledged that since the date of incident, res- idents of Tappal Mohalla especially women are being tortured on the basis of suspi- cion by the police as investi- gation is still going on after passing of more than one and half months time. "They tor- tured our mothers and sisters on the pretext of investiga- tion. we will not tolerate this kind of treatment being done by the police."
Kitchloo warned police and administration not to harass people especially women of the Tappal Mohalla unneces- sarily, otherwise be ready to face the repurcussions of the public, for which local admin- istration will be responsible.
He also assured that as public of the area cooperated with investigating agencies earlier, will cooperate in each and every sphere, if the gen- uine investigation takes place.
Protest against police for failure to arrest killers of Parihar brothers
NC leader Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo addressing the protesters at Kishtwar.
STATE TIMES NEWS RAJOURI: As a part of vari- ous activities planned under Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign, a painting compe- tition was held on Wednesday at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Rajouri. The painting competition was organised by the District Social Welfare Department Rajouri. The events were organised to promote the message of empowerment of girls, reinforce gender equali- ty and to aware people and students about the effects of the decline in sex ratio. Number of students from 11 schools, both private and gov- ernment participated in the competition and expressed their views through the medi- um of colours.
The main motive behind organising such competitions at school level was to encour- age the young students to
showcase their talent and depict the current happen- ings through their artwork.
While speaking on the occa- sion, DSWO Mohd Naseeb said series of activities are being held across the district to spread the message of Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao. He said competitions will be organised in urban as well as rural areas to provide a plat- form to raise issues, con-
cerns, and challenges faced by girls. Certificates and prizes were also distributed among the winners and the participants. Also present on the occasion were, officials of District Social Welfare Department, Principal of Government Girls Higher Secondary Schools and staff members of the schools par- ticipating in the competi- tions.
Students paint to promote message of ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’
Students displaying paintings during the event at Rajouri.
STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: The Chief Patron and Founder of National Panthers Party Prof. Bhim Singh was given a rous- ing reception at Ward No. 30 of Udhampur Municipal Council and it's Councillor Jagdish Kumar presided over a meeting welcoming the Panthers Party Chief. The Panthers Party Chief also inaugurated the APJ Abdul Kalam Road in the area giving a clear message that sec- ularism is the shining light that shall lead the nation towards glory and progress from Kashmir to Kanyakumari. Khadim Hussein and Bashir Ahmed Salaria (Sr. Red Corss Members) were the Special
Guests on the occasion. Prof. Bhim Singh said that
light of secularism shall flow from Udhampur to all the cor- ners of J&K and the Panthers Party shall strengthen the bonds of secular society to live in peace and honour.
Prof. Bhim Singh while inau- gurating the APJ Abdul Kalam Road in Udhampur sector hoped that message of goodwill, unity and progress shall go to all the corners of the country. Bhugterian Sarpanch Parikshat Singh, former VDO, Purshottam Singh, Youth Leader Anjam Salaria and Anita Thakur, General Secretary-JKNPP were the special Guests of Honour.
Bhim Singh inaugurates APJ Abdul Kalam Road
Lecture on health, hygiene imparted STATE TIMES NEWS
KISHTWAR: With an aim to educate the local populace regarding the importance and relevance of healthy life, army organised a lecture on health and hygiene for the locals of Cherji region, Kishtwar District.
The local populace were educated on various issues like the importance of wash- ing hands, drinking clean water and maintaining good personnel hygiene in order to live a healthy life. A total of 28 locals attended the lecture with full zeal and enthusiasm.
The locals lauded the initia- tives and expressed hope that such initiatives by the army will give a fillip to general hygiene amongst the people.
STATE TIMES NEWS RAMBAN: With a purpose to create awareness of various schemes related to women, J&K State Women Development Corporation (JKSWDC) organised an awareness camp at village Kantha Morh Dalwaha Gool Panchayat Lower Dalwaha, district Ramban on Wednesday. On the occasion, the women folk were made aware about the schemes being implemented by JKSWDC. Mushtaq Ahmed Reshi District Sericulture Officer Ramban was the Chief Guest during the awareness camp.
While speaking on the occasion, Ravi Kumar District Manager Women Development Corporation Ramban highlighted various schemes being implemented by Jammu
Kashmir State Women's Development Corporation (JKSWDC) which include NMDFC, NBCFDC, NHFDC WEP and edu- cation loan schemes launched by JKWDC for socio- economic upliftment of women. Mushtaq Ahmed Reshi District Sericulture Officer Ramban, in his address requested the women to come forward and take the benefits of the loan schemes provided at nominal rate of interest. He also threw light on Beti Bachao Beti Padhao and Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan and asked the participants of the camp to generate awareness these schemes at the grass root level.
Mohd Aslam Wani, Abdul Rashid social work- er, JKWDC staff members and other promi- nent persons were also present.
JKSWDC organises awareness camp
STATE TIMES NEWS REASI: District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar Difode Dattatray on Wednesday flagged off farmers exposure visit from Mini Secretariat, Reasi to Choudhary Sarvan Kumar Agriculture University Palampur where in 15 pro- gressive/ innov