Daily Evening English Newspaper The Aman Sandesh Times Wednesday 05th January 2022

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PM Modi Cancels Ferozepur Visit Due to Security Lapse

Projects worth thousands of crores disrupted in Punjab – Nadda

Ferozepur: Central Government has blamed the Punjab Government for the lapse of security on the occasion of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s public rally in Ferozepur. 

PM Modi’s cancelled his rally citing some reason.

Later MHA issued a press statement where it blamed Punjab Government for the security lapse. 

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) says it is taking cognisance of this serious security lapse has sought a detailed report from the state government. State Government has also been asked to fix responsibility for this lapse and take strict action.

“PM headed back to Bathinda Airport after a security lapse when PM’s convoy reached a flyover which was blocked by some protestors. PM was stuck on a flyover for 15-20 minutes. This was a major lapse in the security of PM” read MHA statement

“Also in view of the contingency plan Punjab Government has to deploy additional security to secure any movement by road, which were clearly not deployed. After this security lapse, it was decided to head back to Bathinda airport,” 

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Flights cancelled, orange alert issued due to fresh snowfall in Kashmir

Srinagar: Kashmir Valley witnessed a fresh spell of snowfall, Srinagar, recorded rain and snowfall of 7.1mm, Gulmarg recorded 8.4 inches (21cm) of fresh snowfall, Pahalgam, recorded 13.5 cms of snowfall.

The authorities cancelled around 34 flights to and from Srinagar today due to poor visibility amid rains and snowfall, authorities also said that it’s unlikely that remaining flights would be taking off from Srinagar today. 

Road connectivity has also been impacted due to the fresh snowfall. The road from Srinagar-Kargil has been shut. The Gurez-Bandipora road has also been closed for traffic after the snowfall. The Mughal road from Kashmir to Jammu has also been closed today. 

The MeT has also issued an ‘orange alert’ across the Valley as the snowfall is expected to increase in the coming 24 hours. There are chances of snow avalanches and landslides in vulnerable areas of North Kashmir. It has been advised that people in snow-bound areas should not venture out. 

However, Tourists seem to be enjoying the snowfall the most. From Gulmarg, Pahalgam and Srinagar, tourists could be seen enjoying the snowfall and playing with the snow. Most of them say it’s the reason they came down to Kashmir. 

“It’s a dreamland and one of the reasons to come here was to witness the snow.It’s nothing less than a dream come true said aTourist from Rajasthan. 

While snowfall brings cheer on the faces of tourists, it brings a lot of problems to the locals living in the valley.