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 Top Stories of The Day
Dr Jitendra Singh attends “National Science Day” at Jammu University
Says PM’s vision let the Government diversify applications of Space Technology, Scientific innovations in India
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-Appreciating Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s keen interest towards exploring and encouraging technological innovations in India, Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) and Prime Minister's Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, today said that the cumulative experience and knowledge gives a sense of scientific intuition and it was the PM, who for the first time, let the government diversify the applications of Space Technology and scientific innovations in the country. “PM of India and his team has the capacity and courage to take revolutionary decisions for future technological advancements”, Union Minister maintained while addressing ‘National Science Day’ organized with the theme “Future of STI: Impact on Education, Skills and Work” by the Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu here. Dr Jitendra Singh said that wit...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Lt Governor inaugurates 6th Technology Exhibition cum Seed Sale Mela on the theme “Shaping the Future Farming for Better Returns” at SKUAST-K
Inspects around 200 stalls showcasing variety of products & technologies developed in the field of Agriculture & allied sectors
Srinagar, February 28 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha who is also the Chancellor of SKUAST-Kashmir, on Sunday inaugurated a 2-day long 6th Technology Exhibition cum Seed Sale Mela on the theme “Shaping the Future Farming for Better Returns” here at Shalimar campus of the University. The Lt Governor inspected around 200 stalls showcasing a variety of products and technologies developed in the field of Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry, Fisheries, Agro-Forestry, Agri-Engineering, and other related fields. He also took stock of the stalls displaying and highlighting v...

JK reports 58 new positive cases, 123661 recovered so far
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-The Government on Sunday informed that 58 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 11 from Jammu division and 47 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 126441. Also 01 COVID-19 death has been reported from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 62 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 09 from Jammu Division and 53 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 126441 positive cases, 823 are Active Positive, 123661 have recovered and 1957 have died; 725 in Jammu division and...

AB-PMJAY SEHAT scheme a game changer in health care services of J&K
22 Lakh Golden Cards issued, 22 thousand free treatments availed since the launch of scheme
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)- In what could be the game changer for the development of health care services in the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, more than 22000 free and cashless treatments have been provided to eligible beneficiaries under the Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) SEHAT scheme in the first two months. The scheme was launched by Prime Minister on 26th December 2020 and it aims to provide Universal Health Insurance Coverage of Rs. 5.00 lakh per family on a floater basis in convergence with central government’s Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Since the launch of the scheme, more than 30 Lakh residents of Jammu...

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha, Union MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurate 1st Academic batch of 100 MBBS students of GMC Doda
LG advises young aspiring doctors to serve humanity & imbibe the spirit of selflessness
Doda, February 27 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, and Union MoS, PMO, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh today inaugurated the 1st Academic batch of 100 MBBS students of Government Medical College, Doda. Addressing the gathering through virtual mode, the Lt Governor congratulated the aspiring doctors and advised them to serve humanity and imbibe the spirit of selflessness. Speaking on the efforts being made by the UT Government for the development of the health sector, the Lt Governor observed that J&K Government is taking several reformative measures for the advancement and upgradation of health infrastructure,...

 
 Ladakh News
DC/CEO Leh conducts day-long tour to Rong Block
Leh (Ladakh), February 27 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner (DC)/ Chief Executive Officer (CEO), LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Balasaheb Suse today conducted his maiden tour to Rong Block. DC Leh was welcomed by Councillor, Kungyam, Thinles Nurboo, along with Sarpanch, Mentok Lanzes; Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Nyoma, Dorje Gyaltson, Chairperson, Block Development Council (BDC), Jigmet Yountan, Block Development Officer, Naresh Kumar, Tehsildar, Vilayat Ali, nambardar and villagers of Hemya. DC Leh had public meetings at Hemya and Chumathang where he interacted with the public and listened to their grievances. He also visited the Primary Health Centre (PHC) at Hemya and also the Naibat and B...

Sports Development one of the top priority of Ladakh Police: Staish Khandare
Syed Mehraj Ud Din Shah Called Upon ADGP Satish Khandare
Kargil (Ladakh), February 27 (Scoop News)-Secretary District Kargil Olympic Association Syed Mehraj ud Shah called upon the Additional Director General of Police Ladakh, Statish Khandare and briefed him about the various sports activities going on in Kargil Ladakh. Syed Mehraj Ud Din Shah also raised some important demands before the ADGP and said that There was a Reservation policy for all the outstanding sports persons in J&K Police, and requested to continue the same in Ladakh Police also so that more and more youths seek employment opportunities in the field of Sports. Referring to the All-India Police Games to be conducted by the All-India Police Sports Control Board is soon, He ...

Com Secy convenes meeting to promote Astro Tourism in Ladakh
Leh (Ladakh), February 24 (Scoop News)- As per the instruction of Honourable Lt Governor, RK Mathur, a meeting was convened by Commissioner Secy, Rigzin Samphel regarding Astro Tourism in UT Ladakh at Secretariat today. Commissioner Secretary was informed that Astro Tourism has great potential for increasing the revenue of Ladakh. The issue was discussed with Engineer Incharge, Dorjey Angchuk, Indian Astronomical Observatory, Hanle and officials from Global Himalayan Expedition. It was informed in the meeting that from March onwards training would be provided to local guides in both Leh and Kargil district and they will be updated with a night sky chart to highlight the nightly eve...

Nine new case reported in UT Ladakh
01 patients cured and discharged,Active cases rise to 45
Leh (Ladakh), February 24 (Scoop News)- As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services, UT Ladakh last night, UT Ladakh has received nine positive sample reports. Out of which 08 positive sample reports were received by CMO Leh and 01 positive sample report was received by CMO Kargil. The bulletin further details that UT Ladakh discharged 01 patient yesterday and was discharged by CMO Leh. With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh increased to 45; 35 in Leh district and 10 in Kargil district. The bulletin also informed that 639 passengers were screened at KBR Airport Leh yesterday. While 123 passengers including the drivers and helpers ...

Oracles at Stok Guru Tsechu major attraction on Day 2 of Ladakh Winter Conclave
Leh (Ladakh), February 22 (Scoop News)-The second day of the second edition of the Ladakh Winter Conclave, organised by the Tourism Department, UT Ladakh, started with three parallel panel sessions after which the participants attended Stok Guru Tsechu and later had lunch at the Stok Palace with King Jigmed Wangchuk Namgyal. The major highlight of the day was the appearance of oracles at Stok on the occasion of Stok Guru Tsechu. Due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic, only a few guests were allowed for the event at Stok. Guests sought blessings from both the oracles who appear every year on Stok Guru Tsechu and make predictions for the future. The guests had lunch at the 14th-century...

DC Leh reviews functioning of Revenue Deptt
Leh (Ladakh), February 22 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner (DC) Leh/ CEO, LAHDC Leh, Shrikant Balasaheb Suse today chaired review meeting with the officials of the Revenue Department. The meeting was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Leh, Sonam Chosjor; Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Leh, Rigzin Spalgon, Sub-Divisional Magistrates (SDMs), Tehsildars and Naib Tehsildars of all tehsils of Leh district. Major issues discussed in the meeting were strengthening infrastructure and personnel management in the Revenue Department,status of encroachment on the state land, updation of land records, pending mutations, land acquisition cases ,functions revenue courts and public gri...

Two-day training on RTI Act, 2005 begins
Leh (Ladakh), February 22 (Scoop News)-A two-day virtual training on RTI Act, 2005, organised by the General Administration Department (GAD) of the Administration of UT Ladakh, began at NIELIT Leh. The objective of the training was to enhance the capacities of officers/officials of UT Ladakh. Master trainer, legal & human resource expert, Mahabir Singh Kasana from New Delhi, was the resource person for the training. Participants from Kargil attended the meeting through video conferencing. A total of 33 officers and officials working at the UT Secretariat took part in the training. Mahabir gave a detailed presentation on the tenets of the RTI Act, 2005 and its implementation. He also res...

2nd edition of Ladakh Winter Conclave off to colourful start
Leh (Ladakh), February 21 (Scoop News)-The opening day of the second edition of Ladakh Winter Conclave organised by the Tourism Department, UT Ladakh, got off to a colourful start here on Sunday. The heritage walk in Leh Old Town was the major attraction on the first day other than the parallel sessions at three different venues. With the objective to promote and expand the tourist season beyond seven months, the Tourism Department organised the heritage walk in Leh Old Town steeped in history. The heritage started from LAMO Centre and ended at the Leh main market. The guests also enjoyed...

 
 Debate
Legal Status Of Our Public Service Commission – Reorganization Hiccups
B L Saraf The dilution of Art 370 of the Union Constitution and downgrading Jammu and Kashmir State to two Union Territories may have served agenda of some but the move has landed Union government in a tangle from which it is struggling to come out . With the passage of time , the complicacies and unnecessary inconveniences created are slowly but surely showing up .First, the residents were made to queue up in a hot , humid and COVID Infected atmosphere , in an unnecessary exercise , to claim Domicile Certificates , on the plea to defend them from “ outsiders “ invasion on their lands and jobs . Soon came the MHA fiat that anyone from “outside...

The mindset of an Indian-American
Asad Mirza The 2020 survey carried out by Carnegie Endowment, tries to find and analyse the reasons for Modi’s popularity in the United States. Indian-origin American citizens now comprise the second-largest immigrant group in the USA. Over the years with increasing political influence and playing an active role in the US internal politics, this group also tends to be actively involved in the politics of the country of their origin. Since the turn of the twenty-first century the burgeoning U.S.-India partnership, which has enjoyed steady progress and has touched on areas as diverse as climate change, defence, and space exploration. Thus, an analysis of their role and attitu...

The Russian Affair
The recent demonstrations in Russia might have raised the West’s hope to see an end to the Russian oligarchy, but it may turn out to be a wishful dream
Asad Mirza Over the last two weeks, many Russian cities including Moscow and St. Petersburg witnessed a second wave of public demonstrations in support of opposition figure Alexei Navalny. However, the demonstrations were mostly against Kremlin’s policies and less in Navalny’s support. In most cities demonstrators expressed frustration with Russia’s coronavirus-related lockdown measures, anti-Putin sentiments and government’s actions against other anti-establishment political activists. Putin-Navalny fight Russian opposition leader, politician, lawyer, and anti-corruption activist, Alexei Anatolievich Navalny came to international prominence by organising anti-government...

Momentous farewell to veteran parliamentarian
K N Pandita Rajya Sabha or the Upper House of the Parliament witnessed an unprecedented event of momentous farewell given to Ghulam Nabi Azad, the leader of the opposition (Cong), who along with his other three co-parliamentarians will be retiring after completing their tenure next week. Bidding farewell to a retiring MP is a routine business in a parliament, and speakers from the treasury as well as the opposition benches show normal civility and courtesy to the retiring members so that they go home with sweet and enviable memories after serving the nation. But the bidding of farewell to Azad, the leader of opposition in the Rajya Sabha, especially by the Prime Minister was unpr...

Shame on R-Day, Bigger Plot & Farm Laws
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Scenes of mayhem the nation saw live on TV channels on 72nd Republic Day marred the sanctity of the solemn day. The shame at the iconic Red Fort, Indian version of the Capitol Hill incident, has been etched on the pages of history and sad & appalling memories of the day would continue to haunt Indians for decades. This R-Day would be remembered for two distinct ‘parades’: one of national pride & the other of disgrace. While the parade at Rajpath showcased India’s unity in diversity and growing military & economic power determined to overcome all challenges, the second parade, billed as Tractor parade of agitating kisan, mostly of Punjab, Haryana & western UP, was ...

D D Cs – Our version of “ Basic Democracies “
By B L Saraf Now that Chairpersons of the newly constituted District Development Councils ( DDCs ) are in the process of being elected/ selected , we believe ,these councils will soon get under way to discharge their prescribed duties. We hope , once that happens a democratic atmosphere of sorts will somehow set in J & K : though much remains to be desired in this regard . In absence of the Legislative Assembly and an elected state government these Councils will, unfortunately, meet the same fate which ‘ Basic Democracies ‘ of Pakistan had to encounter. The parallel may not fit in quite well .Nonetheless , there are certain significant trappin...

Indian Muslims: Dilemmas and Panacea – Part I
By Asad Mirza It seems as if the Indian Muslims are under a collective siege from the external as well as internal forces and pressures. External pressure is being applied from the outside to weaken it psychologically, lessen the morale of its followers and instead of allowing them to focus their energies on the community’s and country’s progress, they are thrown challenges continuously, to counter which a lot of energy and resources of the community are ill spent. However, it would be better if the Muslim community instead of turning the issues into an existential one, introspects and analyse the factors which are responsible for the community’s current fate and dilemmas faced ...

Land Law: Why Mahajans, Khatris axed amid “Sab Ka Vikas”?
Straight Talk
K. B. Jandial One of the catchiest slogans of PM Modi- “sab ka saath, sab ka vikas, sab ka vishwas” is under close scanner in J&K. While it created a successful political narrative that all are equal in the matter of development, opportunities for progress and public services, it is in line with the spirit of Indian Constitution and principles of natural justice. It promises that all citizens would be treated alike and nobody would be excluded from such opportunities on the basis of religion, region, caste, colour or creed. With his high personal credibility everyone took PM’s words as solemn commitment and that’s why the opposition parties could not derail it. All-inclusiveness in...

 Jammu News
National Science Day 2021 celebrated at SKUAST-Jammu
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-To raise public appreciation of the scientific issues involved and the impact science has on education, skill and work, the National Science Day 2021 was today celebrated here at Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu. National Science Day is being celebrated on February 28 every year since 1987. The theme for National Science Day 2021 is “Future of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI): Impacts on Education, Skills and Work”. National Science Day is celebrated to mark the discovery of the Raman Effect by Indian physicist Sir, C.V. Raman. The basic objective of observation of National Science Day is to spread the mes...

Navigation system and motor nerve monitoring started in SMGS, GMC Jammu
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-Department of ENT, Government Medical College Jammu has been upgraded with state of the art instruments for Navigation system (Image guided system) and Motor nerve monitor enabled surgery. The first two surgeries using navigation system and nerve monitor were performed on 19 February 2021, under the patronage of Principal and Dean Dr Shashi Sudan Sharma. In the first surgery a 23 year old male patient, diagnosed with left sphenoidal polyp and maxillary sinusitis underwent FESS (functional endoscopic sinus surgery) using navigation/ image guided system. Radiological assistance (in shape of CT scan performed in a special configuration of less than 1mm nav...

JKSSB conducts Phase-II of objective type test for Class-IV Posts
Board bars 3 candidates for 3 years from participating in SSB exams for indulging in malpractice during exam today
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)- J&K Services Selection Board (JKSSB) under Accelerated Recruitment Drive successfully conducted 2nd Phase of OMR based Objective type Written Test for 8575 District/ Divisional/UT cadre posts of Class-IV of various departments today from 12 noon to 2 pm. The second phase of the examination was conducted today at 379 examination centres. In this phase, 1, 34,927 candidates were scheduled to appear in the examination and 1, 09,744 (81.33%) candidates appeared, the board informed. A statement issued here by JKSSB further said that the officers/officials deployed for examination duty while exercising extra vigil caught three candidates while indulging in mal...

National Painters' Camp at Mansar concludes
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-Three days' National Painters' Camp organized by Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA), Jammu in collaboration with J&K Academy of Art, Culture & Lamguages, supported by J&K Tourism Department, Jammu, at J&K Tourist Complex, Mansar Lake (Samba, J&K), concluded today. A valedictory ceremony was organized where Sh. Muneer- ul- Islam KAS, Secretary, J&K Academy of Art & Culture, was the chief guest. Ten well known senior and young artists from different parts of the country participated in this camp. Sh. Munee- ul- Islam had a round of the art works created in the camp and interacted with the participating artists. Speaking on this occasion, he...

Congress continue protest demonstration against hike in fuel prices
Anti-people face of BJP has come out with unjust hike in petroleum products: Mir
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-J&K Congress on Sunday continued protest demonstration at Paloura, Ward-60, Jammu against the BJP government for the continuing incessant hike in fuel prices all over India. The protest was organized by President District Jammu Rural Hari Singh Chib,Corporator Ward-60 Rajni Bala and led by JKPCC Chief GA Mir and joined by hundreds of party workers including JKPCC Vice President Raman Bhalla, Former Minister Mulla Ram, General Secretary Manmohan Singh, Distt President Urban Yogesh Sawhney, General Secretary Kanta Baan, former MLA Shiv Dev Singh. Other prominent leaders who joined protest include Uday Bhanu Chib JKPYC President, NSUI J&K President Sunny...

JAMMU DECLARATION: Rise above party politics, work towards inclusive J&K: Rana
Kathua, February 27 (Scoop News)- Making a passionate appeal to all those in public life to rise above politics and work towards restoring the inclusive character of Jammu and Kashmir, National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana today said the JAMMU DECLARATION is a way forward in strengthening religious bonds among communities besides reinforcing trust and unity between diverse regions. “Coming as it is from the pluralistic region of Jammu, the declaration encompass all the religions, ethnic groups, regions and sub-regions, which actually represent the idea of J&K and will engage the people in inter-region and intra-regional dialogue to bridge the fault-lines that h...

JKSSB Exam: First phase test conducted smoothly in Rajouri, Samba
Jammu, February 27 (Scoop News)-The Service Selection Board first phase Examination for recruitment of class IV today concluded smoothly in Rajouri and Samba districts. Elaborate arrangements have been put in place for fair conduct of the three phase exam across Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory. The next dates for the examination are February 28 and March 1, 2021. Besides invigilators, Superintendents and Deputy Superintendents, Executive Magistrates and Observers, have been deployed for the smooth conduct of the exam. At Rajouri, Deputy Commissioners, Rajesh Kumar Shavan visited the examination centres set up in the district to take stock of facilities and arrangements. The DC visite...

Annual Science Exhibition: DIET Jammu organizes orientation workshop for HS, HSS teachers
Jammu, February 26 (Scoop News)-District Institute of Education Training (DIET) Jammu today organized an orientation workshop for Science Teachers and Masters of Secondary and Higher Secondary Schools to sensitize them about the upcoming Science Exhibition being held by Educational Technology Wing. The adept DIET Faculty of Science Stream headed by HoD Hushyar Singh, delivered insightful sessions to instill scientific temper and innovative ideas amongst the teachers. Various queries related to the models were responded by the faculty. The teachers /masters attended the workshop with full enthusiasm and evinced keen interest by asking various queries regarding the Science Exhibition. A...

 
 Kashmir News
J&K Sports Council conducts several events at Gulmarg
Srinagar, February 28 (Scoop News)- As the weather improved and sunshine blessed the meadows and slopes of Gulmarg on Sunday, Jammu and Kashmir Sports Council conducted several events at different venues throughout the day. The sports events that were held during the day included Cross Country for Men and Women Senior players, Long distance SnowShoe event for women and girls categories and Ice Stock Sport for both Men and Women categories. The events that were to be held at Kongdori were initially delayed then finally cancelled as a precautionary measure and for the safety of athletes, the same shall be fixed for next day. Similarly, due to various reasons such as avalanche blasting i...

178 students appearing in JKSSRB exams airlifted from Gurez to Bandipora in 3 days
DC Bandipora personally monitored the entire evacuation exercise.
Bandipora, February 28 (Scoop News)- As many as 178 aspirants appearing in JKSSRB exams were flown to Bandipora by District Administration Bandipora who were stranded in Gurez valley. As soon as the matter was brought to the notice of district administration regarding the students stranded in Gurez, Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Owais Ahmad personally intervened and took up the matter with Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and the Army authorities so that special helicopter sorties are arranged to airlift the students. Despite adverse weather conditions the district administration undertook a herculean exercise of 10 sorties in three days to evacuate stranded students from various part...

DC Gbl acquaints district officers about Itella App
Reviews action taken report on grievances registered on App
Ganderbal, February 28 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today convened a meeting to acquaint the district officers about recently launched Itella app by district administration Ganderbal and to review status of grievances registered on it. At the onset of the meeting, the DC briefed the officers about the functioning and objective of launching Itella App. Itella app is an initiative by the district administration to help people of the district in real time and more effectively in case of emergencies like fire/natural calamities/traffic jam, eve teasing etc. While briefing the officers, the DC said that Itella App streamlines communications during eme...

Arvind Singh attends 5th Skiing Graduation Ceremony at IISM, Gulmarg
Srinagar, February 28 (Scoop News)- Union Secretary Tourism, Arvind Singh today attended the 5th Skiing Graduation ceremony at Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) Gulmarg, here. On the occasion, the Secretary, Ministry of Tourism distributed prizes among the players who excelled in the competition of different snow games. Among others, Economic Advisor, Union Ministry of Tourism, Gyan Bushan, Director Tourism, Kashmir, G N Itoo, Director Tourism, Jammu, Principal, IISM, SDM, Tangmarg, MD, Cable Car Corporation and other officers were present at the event. While congratulating the players who took part in different events like Intermediate Slalom, Intermediate Tech, ...

IGP Kashmir visited International Airport Srinagar and reviewed security arrangements
Srinagar, February 28 (Scoop News)-In view of the recent attack in City Srinagar, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar-IPS today visited International Airport Srinagar and reviewed the comprehensive security grid of the airport. IGP Kashmir was accompanied by Director Airport, DIG CKR Srinagar, Regional Director BCAS, SSP Budgam and COs of CRPF and CISF. He was briefed by the accompanying officers about the various security measures in place for the safety and security of the Airport. While interacting with the officers, IGP Kashmir discussed the initiatives taken for the maintenance of security at the airport. He stressed on the officers to ensure better synergy and coordination among differe...

Virtually meet held to promote export of J&K`s Handicraft, Handloom in Toronto, Canada
Srinagar, February 27 (Scoop News)-Jammu & Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO) in association with Consulate General of India Toronto, Canada & Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC) has organized a virtual meet aimed to increase the export of Handicrafts and Handloom items to Canada by creating more avenues of trade. The virtual meet was attended by Ms. Apoorva Srivastava, Consul General, Consulate General of India Toronto, Mr Vijay Thomas, President, Indo Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), Ms. Anoo Malhotra , Managing Director, J&K Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO), Mr Mahmood Ahmad Shah , Director Handicrafts & Handloom, Kashmir and Vikas Sharma, Director, Small and Medi...

Pristine glory of Gillsar, Khuhahsar will be restored: Div Com Kashmir
Appeals locals to play their role
Srinagar, February 27 (Scoop News)- The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole, accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, today, visited Gilkadal Nowshehra and took stock of restoration works of Gillsar, a lake connected to Khushalsar at Gil-Kadal. On the occasion, the locals met the Divisional Commissioner and apprised him about the dilapidated condition of the lake, turned by releasing of untreated sewage into the water body, throwing of polythene and garbage. They said that illegal constructions on encroached land of the lake and land filling has also deteriorated the glory of the Lake. The locals demanded that the lake needs immediate...

Magrey terms Social Justice vital for maintaining social stability
Presides over Workshop on ‘Social Justice and Role of NGOs’ at Bla
Baramulla, February 27 (Scoop News)-J&K High Court Judge, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today termed the social justice and equality vital for maintaining social stability. He said that the constitution of India gives some fundamental rights and liberties and there is a need to uphold them while discharging one’s duties. Justice Magrey said this during a daylong awareness cum workshop on ‘Social Justice and Role of NGOs’ organised by District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Baramulla, at Dak Bungalow here. J&K High Court Judge, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey was the Chief Guest on the occasion and Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Mohammad Aijaz Asad was the Guest of Honour. Principal Distr...

 
 Other Stories
Warm farewell accorded to retiring Scientists, Professors of SKUAST-Jammu
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)- Sher-e-Kashmir university of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu today accorded a warm farewell to the retiring Officers, Scientists and Professors at a function held here at Baba Jitto Auditorium at SKUAST-J Chatha. Prof J P Sharma, Vice Chancellor, SKUAST Jammu was the Chief Guest on the occasion. During the function, Prof D P Abrol, Dean Faculty of Agriculture, Fellow National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS) and India and Royal Entomological Society London, UK, Dr M M S Zama, Professor, Division of Veterinary Surgery and Radiology and Ex- Dean Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, Dr Raman Tagar, Professor and Head, Divi...

Treat scribes as frontline warriors in fight against Covid-19: IJU
Hyderabad/Chandigarh, February 28 (Scoop News)-Indian Journalists Union (IJU), the largest representative trade union body of journalists in the country has appealed to the Central Government to treat journalists as frontline warriors in the fight against corona virus and enable them to get vaccine on priority basis. In a statement issued on Sunday IJU President and Secretary General K. Sreenivas Reddy and Balwinder Singh Jammu welcomed the decision of the Government to provide vaccine to people free of cost at all Government hospitals and pegging cost of vaccine in private hospitals at as little as Rs. 250 a dose. Drawing the Government’s notice to the fact that hundred...

Forest Right Act will boost cultural practices of Tribes, Forest Dwellers: Javaid Rahi
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-The Forest Rights Act -2006 recently extended to Jammu and Kashmir will not only boost the cultural practices of Tribes and Traditional Forest Dwellers but would transform the lives of lakhs of people of nomadic tribes who lives in forests of Jammu and Kashmir since centuries , said tribal researcher Dr. Javaid Rahi while interacting with tribal groups in various in various . During the awareness programmes the tribes especially held to guide Gujjars-Bakerwal he informed about the essence of FRA which upholds ultimately upholds the old cultural practices of tribal groups related with forests. During the programme demonstrations were gi...

Animal Husbandry Department Jammu organizes awareness camp at Batote
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-Director Animal Husbandry Department Jammu, Vivek Sharma, today attended an awareness camp at Batote, Ramban. The camp was organized by Ramban’s organization & Extension & Publicity wing of the department under Centrally Sponsored Scheme “ASCAD”. During the camp, the farmers were made aware about various components of farmer welfare schemes, like Integrated Dairy Development Scheme, Feed & fodder development scheme, KCC, NAIP, NADCP etc. Series of lectures on ‘Repeat Breeding’ in animals, Importance of vaccination, Nutritional Management in Dairy animals and other managemental tips to be followed by the dairy owners, were delivered by the experts of ...

Ganderbal Police facilitates meritorious students of secondary school examination class (10th regular) of Ganderbal
Srinagar, February 28 (Scoop News)-Ganderbal Police felicitated students of district Ganderbal who have secured positions in Secondary School Examination (10th Regular). SSP Ganderbal Shri Khalil Ahmad Poswal-JKPS along with DySP DAR Ganderbal visited the students namely Parveena Ayoub Khan resident of Latiwaza, Kurhama, Tabasum Gul resident of Dar Mohalla, Watal Bagh and Yasir Mehraj resident of Guzarbal, who secured positions in Secondary School Examination (10th Regular). While interacting with the students, SSP Ganderbal appreciated the role of parents and teachers for their success and advised students to remain focussed for their goal. He also presented letters of appreciation an...

BJP Mahila Morcha holds Working Committee Meet
Jammu, February 27 (Scoop News)- Jammu & Kashmir BJP Mahila Morcha led by its President Sanjita Dogra, held its 1-day Working Committee Meeting at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. It commenced with the lightening of lamp by J&K BJP General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, former Minister Priya Sethi, BJP Vice President and Prabhari Mahila Morcha Anuradha Charak, Dy. Mayor Purnima Sharma, Seh Prabhari Mahila Morcha Veenu Khanna, All Morcha Prabhari Munish Sharma, BJP Spokesperson Rajni Sethi, BJP Senior leaders Suresh Jamwal and Usha Choudhary. Morcha Office Bearers and District Presidents from all the districts of Jammu and Kashmir attended this meeting in which various women relate...

Awantipora Police facilitates the rank holders of secondary school examination class of Awantipora
Srinagar, February 27 (Scoop News)-Awantipora Police felicitated students of Tral, Awantpora and Pampore areas who have scored 99% & 100% marks in Secondary School Examination (10th Regular). SSP Awantipora Shri Tahir Saleem–JKPS was the chief guest of the facilitation event and was attended by SDPO Awantipora, DySP DAR Awantipora, SDPO Pampore and other senior officers. SSP Awantipora facilitated the students namely Anum Malik, Aiman Jan, Muskan Shafi, Lubna Bin-Ti Mushtaq, Meenu Ashraf, Zahid Shafi Dar, Muntazir Mushtaq, Jazib Javeed Dar, Bazila Jan, Mahoora Irshad, Zainab Hakeem and others with trophy and appreciation letter who cracked the academic exam with a high percentage. SSP...

Police arrests 05 drug peddlers in Kulgam & Budgam
Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered
Srinagar, February 27 (Scoop News)-Continuing its drive against drug dealings, Police have arrested five drug peddlers in Kulgam and Budgam. Huge quantity of contraband substances recovered from their possession. In Kulgam, Officers at a checkpoint established at Mirbazar Chowk intercepted a vehicle (Alto K-10) bearing registration number JK01AD-1930 with one person on board. He has been identified as Aejaz Ahmad Sofi resident of Dal Colony Khomani Chowk Srinagar. During checking officers were able to recover 8.5Kg of Grinded Poppy Straw from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody. Case FIR No. 35/2021 under relevant sections of la...

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