Journalists stage protest against New Media Policy

Journalists affiliated with various media associations on Monday staged a joint protest against the New Media Policy-2020 and demanded its immediate rollback. The journalists assembled at the Press Enclave here under the banner of J&K Media Guild. Protesting journalists termed the New Media Policy as an attempt to “gag freedom of press.” President JK Media Guild Mir Ajaz Ahmad said “the intentions of the government clearly indicate an official gag to prevent us from reporting truth.” “But we will not succumb to these pressure tactics. If this policy is not…

Militant killed, 3 soldiers, cop injured in Pulwama encounter

  Pulwama, July 07  : A militant was killed while as three soldiers, one of them critical and a cop were injured in an encounter that broke out between militants and security in Goosu area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Tuesday morning A joint team of Police, army’s 53 RR  and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation on specific information about the presence of militants in Goosu area of Pulwama in wee hours of Tuesday. He said that as the joint team of forces approached towards the suspected spot,…

Govt decides to re-open public Parks to open tomorrow for general public: Baseer Khan

  Srinagar, July 07 : The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Tuesday decided to re-open all the public parks and gardens across the Jammu and Kashmir. Baseer Ahmad Khan today announced that the gardens, parks throughout the J&K would be thrown open for general public from tomorrow. The announcement was made amid the gradual unlocking process of  covid-19 pandemic across the nation. On the occasion Commissioner Secretary Tourism & Culture, Zubair Ahmad and Commissioner Secretary Floriculture, Gardens & Parks Sheikh Fayaz were also present. The Advisor further announced that all the…