Jammu, May 13, KNT: A Kashmiri girl was honored with National Youth Excellence Award.
A function was held at PG College for Women at Gandhi Nagar Jammu where around 16 states participated in the National Youth Exchange program.
After the event 25 awardees, great personalities were felicitated.
The awards were distributed by former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad.
Afreen Barkat was awarded in recognition of her contribution to society. Her voluntary service and helping the needy were applauded.
Afreen Barkat who hails from Alamgari Bazar Srinagar works for different Non-Governmental Organizations. She is an active member ‘Extension Activities Committee’, Sri Pratap College. Private Secretary of Kashmir Society, member of J&K Scouts and Guides.
Besides, she is a college student pursuing a master’s in Botany from Sri Pratap College.
She presently works for NGO namely “Live for Others being helpful foundation’ where she holds the post of General Secretary.
Her domains include ‘Menstrual Hygiene, ‘Environment’, and ‘Helping Society’. [KNT]
Except possibility of morning showers, hot and dry weather to continue in J&K: MeT
Srinagar, Sept 15(GNS): The weatherman on Friday forecast “hot and dry” weather to continue in Jammu and Kashmir for a week ahead.
According to a meteorological department official, light to moderate rain and thunderstorm occurred at scattered places of J&K .
“Except brief spell of morning rain, weather is very likely to remain hot and dry in Jammu and Kashmir during the next 24 hours,” the official told GNS, adding, “Day temperature was likely to remain 1-2°C lower than yesterday.”
Regarding the forecast from September 16-22, he said, the weather was mainly going to be hot and dry but a brief spell of rain at isolated to scattered places of J&K cannot be ruled out.
“Due to absence of any strong Western Disturbance or Monsoon Current over J&K, there’s no forecast of major rain for a week, at least.”(GNS)
Budgam duo on Scooty die on spot after being hit by a Sumo
Baramulla, Sep 12, KNT: Two persons, one who was driving the Scooty and the pillion rider died on the spot after being hit by a speeding Sumo in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday.
The mishap took place in Hairath Singhpora area of Pattan.
Sources told the news agency Kashmir News Trust that a Sumo (JK15-0782) hit a Scooty ( JK04-E4493). The driver of the Scooty and pillion rider died on the spot. They said both were taken to hospital where doctors declared them brought dead.
The deceased have been identified as Faizian Mushtaq Ganai of Chandakot Bala Magam and Riyaz Sajad Mala, a resident of Yagipora Magam.
Police seized the Sumo, arrested driver and registered a case under relevant sections of law. [KNT]
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