Abrogation of Article 370 removed obstacles in development of J&K, Ladakh: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Thursday, 10 September 2020 () He said now Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh are also getting benefits of various socio-economic and educational empowerment schemes of the central government. Naqvi said scrapping of Article 370 in 2019 has removed the political and legal obstacles in development of Jammu-Kashmir and Ladakh and both the UTs are witnessing significant development along with other states of the country.
Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on September 26 informed that government is considering to start process of Haj 2021 application from October-November. "We are considering to start the process including application submission for Haj 2021 from October-November. We will wait for Saudi Arabia's guidelines and hope that the pilgrimage takes place," said Minority Affairs Minister.
Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off a mobile clinic in Delhi. The ‘mobile clinic cum ambulance’ was given to Holy Family Hospital. It is an initiative under CSR program of National Minorities Development & Finance Corporation. He said the mobile clinic provided by the NMDFC will be operated by the Holy Family hospital to provide latest health facilities to the poor and weaker sections of the society. It is equipped with an Emergency Multi Para Monitor, oxygen facility and an Auto Loading Stretcher, which are essential and lifesaving facilities for any emergency patient. Archbishop of Delhi Reverend Anil Couto, Secretary in the Ministry of Minority Affairs PK Das and Holy Family hospital director Father George were among those present on the occasion. Watch the full video for more details.
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The Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flagged off mobile clinic in the national capital on August 17 amid coronavirus pandemic. 'Mobile clinic cum ambulance' was an initiative under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme of the National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC). The ambulance was given to Delhi's Holy Family Hospital. Mobile clinic is equipped with all modern technologies and facilities. Speaking to media, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said, "A state-of-the-art mobile clinic, equipped with all health facilities provided by NMDFC of Ministry of Minority Affairs to Holy Family Hospital in New Delhi, will run from today by hospital to provide health facilities to poor and weaker sections."
As tension between India and China persists despite talks at various military and diplomatic levels, the Indian Army is ensuring that it is prepared for all eventualities even as the severe Ladakh winter approaches. To complement increased soldier deployment, tanks like the T-90 and the T-72 have reportedly been made operational in the area, along with infantry combat vehicles. These tanks can reportedly operate at temperatures as low as minus 40 degress Celsius. Chief of Staff of the Leh-headquartered 14 Corps, Major General Arvind Kapoor, gave a briefing about the Army's efforts to ensure that soldiers are able to function at optimum levels while battling the extreme chill along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Ladakh. He listed equipment like special winter clothing, special tents, and heaters, which are being provided to soldiers, along with preparation of special living quarters - some of which can even be moved with helicopters. Meanwhile, tension at various friction points along the LAC continues. Soldiers of both sides are eyeball-to-eyeball at Finger 4, Rezang La-Rechin La ridgeline, and Gogra Hot Springs. Watch the full video for more.
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An unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Samboora area of Jammu and Kashmir on September 27. Police and security forces are still on the job. Further details shall follow, Kashmir Zone Police has informed.