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Refuting the allegation that plastic rice is being provided to ration card holders in Srinagar, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA), Kashmir said it was fortified rice which is rich in nutrition for children and They are provided under Integrated Child Development Scheme (ICDS). ) and mid-day meal plans.

According to reports, rice was provided to some women cardholders from the Kanikadal ration depot in the old city on Saturday.
However, after some time the women returned the rice alleging that it was being supplied with plastic rice to kill people. Others also joined them and demanded the people to stop rice immediately.
Officials said that the Director FCS&CA immediately took the Assistant Director to the Special Kanikadal Sales Center to ascertain the facts of the case.

The Assistant Director visited the spot and met the ration holders and Mohalla President and checked the rice stock available at the sales center in their presence. On checking the stock, two bags of rice ready for distribution under ICDS were found to have been distributed among the ration card holders. Fortified rice is nutritionally rich rice for children and is provided to them under ICDS and Mid Day Meal Schemes.

Additional nutrients, including vitamins and minerals, are added to the broken rice and the rice is shaped into a kernel using an extrusion process, he said. Generally, in the post-harvest stage, many essential nutrients and minerals are lost during the milling and polishing process which are then added to make the rice nutritious. This is a well-known process of fortification.

Director, FCS&CA said that two bags of rice fortified for ICDS distribution were mixed with bags of rice of Public Distribution Scheme (PDS) National Food Security Act (NFSA) stock and distributed among rationees as There is no separate mark on the bag. Separate the two. Apparently, it appears that while loading rice bags from Food Corporation of India (FCI) godowns, which contain millions of bags of rice, some fortified rice bags may inadvertently mix with bags of normal NFSA rice. Have met.

The Assistant Director, FCS&CA, Srinagar immediately received back the two fortified rice bags distributed earlier among the ration holders and provided them with normal NFSA rice. After examining the entire stock of 70 quintals, it was found that 6 quintals of fortified rice was stocked in NFSA stock for distribution under ICDS/MDM schemes for the second quarter of 2021-22, which is now segregated .

Director, FCS & CA Kashmir has urged the public not to believe in the rumors spread through social media.

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33-year-old dies of electrocution in South Kashmir’s Kokernag

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33-year-old dies of electrocution in South Kashmir's Kokernag

A 33-year-old man died of electrocution while repairing a wire at his house on Tuesday morning in Naubug Larnu area of ​​Kokernag in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district.

According to sources, Subbar Ahmed Wani, son of Mohammad Shaban Wani, a resident of Naubug Lernu, died on the spot due to contact with the wire.

Sources said the locals took him to the hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead.

The 33-year-old electrocuted to death post in South Kashmir’s Kokernag first appeared on JK Media.

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Mohammad Imran of Kashmir won 1 crore 20 lakhs from Dream11

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In Jammu and Kashmir, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) conducted raids at 16 places in the Valley in connection with activities related to terrorism. The raids were carried out against terrorist organizations Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), Hizb-ul-Mujahideen (HM) and their allies Al Badr, The Resistance Front (TRF), People Against Fascist . Force (PAFF). , Mujahideen Gajwatul Hind (MGH) etc., to unearth the conspiracy to carry out various terrorist activities. According to sources, a new case was registered on October 10, after which the NIA raided.

Earlier on Sunday, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) also raided 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir. NIA operation went on in Kulgam, Baramulla, Srinagar, Anantnag. According to the information, this action has been taken in cases related to Voice of Hind magazine. The officials also raided the house of TRF (The Resistance Front) Commander Sajjad Gul. Action was taken at 16 places in Jammu and Kashmir related to the publication of ‘Voice of Hind’ magazine (which aims to incite and radicalise youth) and recovery of IEDs. Ejaz Ahmed Tak son Ghulam Mohammad Tak, Mudasir Ahmed Ahangar son Ghulam Mohiuddin Ahangar, Nasir Manzoor Mir son Manzoor Ahmed Mir and Junaid Hussain Khan son Mohammad Hussain Khan were taken to Achabal police station and interrogated.

Security has been tightened over the targeted killings in the Kashmir Valley this month. Meanwhile, over 500 youths have been detained across Kashmir to nab the terrorists involved in the attack. they are being interrogated. The youths detained include stone pelters, youths on the suspect list of OGW and cadres associated with Jamaat-e-Islami and Tehreek-e-Hurriyat. Senior IB officials sent from the center are keeping a close watch on the whole situation.

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Local goons under Mehran lens for select attacks in Srinagar

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On Monday, the Srinagar district administration rejected claims that no financial assistance was provided to the family of a Bihar street street vendor killed by terrorists in Lal Bazar and said that apart from Rs 6.25 lakh of immediate assistance Airlift was offered by the Jammu and Kashmir government. His mortal remains.

The administration also informed that three air tickets were reserved for the family of deceased Virender Paswan, but his brother decided to perform the last rites in Srinagar.

“In addition to the immediate financial assistance of Rs 6.25 lakh, the J&K government offered to airlift the mortal remains of Sh. Virendra Mr. 3 air tickets were also kept in reserve. But his brother decided to perform the last rites in Srinagar. Hence it was purely a decision of the family,” the Srinagar district administration said in a tweet.

This comes after a video of a woman, purportedly by Paswan’s wife, made the rounds on social media. In this, the woman claimed that she wanted to see her husband’s face for one last time before the cremation, but no one helped.

Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattoo had also condoled Paswan’s death and said that he would personally visit Bhagalpur in Bihar to meet his family members.
“Will personally visit Bhagalpur, Bihar to meet the family of Virendra Paswan, a poor street vendor who was mercilessly killed by terrorists in Srinagar’s Lal Bazar. His family deserves our every last sympathy, moral support and affection. We mourn his sad demise,” he tweeted.

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