Wednesday, July 15, 2020
 
 Top Stories of The Day
JK reports 346 new positive cases, 6223 recovered so far
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)- The Government on Tuesday informed that 346 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 56 from Jammu division and 290 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 11173. Also 08 COVID-19 deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and 07 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 128 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 28 from Jammu Division and 100 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 11173 positive cases, 4755 are Active Positive, 6223 have recovered and 195 have died; 18 in Jammu division and 177 in Kashmir division. The Bulletin further said that out of 466333 test results available, 455160 samples have been tested as negative till July 14, 2020. Additionally, till ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Active public participation imperative for developmental process: Lt Governor
Conducts aerial survey of Wular Lake; inspects dredging, restoration works
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)- Active public participation is imperative for developmental process and the Government of Jammu and Kashmir is laying special focus on it. This was stated by the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu during his visit to Bandipora district where he interacted with various delegations to take stock of the developmental needs of people of the district. He was accompanied by Advisor to the Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan; Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole; IGP Kashmir, Vijay Kumar; Deputy Commissioner Ba...

Union Home Secy chairs second meeting of JCoS
Cadre Review of AIS’, transfer policy for UT officers being finalized
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)-The Union Home Secretary, Ajay Kumar Bhalla today chaired the second meeting of Joint Committee on Service matter (JCoS) for Union Territory of J&K and Union Territory of Ladakh. B V R Subrahmanyam, Chief Secretary, J&K, Umang Narula, Advisor to Lt. Governor, UT of Ladakh alongwith Administrative Secretaries of Home Department, General Administration Department and Forest, Ecology & Environment Department participated in the meeting. During the meeting, it was informed that Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, has received cadre review proposals ...

COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,16,544 stranded JK residents
1,47,471 via Lakhanpur, 69,073 through special trains
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)- The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,16,544 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 83 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 69,073 passengers while about 1,47,471 persons from other states and UTs including 823 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date. As per ...

Lt Governor e-inaugurates 10 power projects; lays foundation stones of 07 others
Power curtailment in Kashmir to reduce by 6-8 hours during winter season
Srinagar, July 13 (Scoop News)-In a major boost to the power sector in Kashmir, Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today e-inaugurated 10 power projects worth Rs 19.51cr for Districts- Srinagar, Shopian, Anantnag, Budgam and Kulgam and laid foundation stones for 07 others costing Rs 30.35 cr for Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag and Baramulla districts of Kashmir. This is in addition to the two projects viz Augmentation of 33/11 KV Receiving Station Yaripora from 2x6.3 MVA to 2x10 MVA, Kulgam and Construction of 6.3 MVA Receiving Station, Batagund (Gulbagh), Tral, Pulwama costing Rs. 2.40 cr and Rs. 3.13 cr respectively, which were recently inaugurated by the Lt Governor during his tour...

 
 Ladakh News
LG Mathur called on by CEC Leh and Kargil
Launches Mission Organic Development Initiative & Ladakh Greenhouse Project
Leh, July 04 (Scoop News)- LG R. K. Mathur was today called on by CEC Leh, Gyal P. Wangyal and CEC Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan, where roles and functioning of the councils of Leh and Kargil was discussed. LG Mathur, on the occasion, laid emphasis on enhancing the abilities of the two Councils to fully utilize their budget and deliver greater benefits to the people of Ladakh. Later on, LG R. K. Mathur e-launched Mission Organic Development Initiative (M.O.D.I) of Ladakh and Ladakh Greenhouse Project at the Raj Niwas Ladakh with the foresighted ambition of steering Ladakh on a sustainable p...

Singh visiting Ladakh to hold high level meeting of field Commanders
Leh(Ladakh)), July 2, (Scoop News)-To take stock of Indian army’s preparedness, the Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, is scheduled to visit Ladakh region on any day of next week, informed sources said. Singh is expected to hold high level meetings with the field commanders of 14th Corps, sources said adding this will be the first visit of the Defence Minister of the region after two hostile neighbouring armies, India and China, witnessed a violent standoff in which 20 Indian brave hearts were martyred on June 15/ 16. Both India and China have significantly enhanced their deployments with thousands of soldiers, helicopters, fighter jets, heavy artillery, tanks, multi barrel roc...

Disposal of case properties, vehicles in police stations: Khanna writes to Lieutenant Governors of Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh UTs
Jammu, July 01 (Scoop News)- National Vice President of Bharatiya Janata Party and former Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha, Avinash Rai Khanna, has written to the Lieutenant Governors of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh UTs taking up the issue of disposal of case properties and vehicles lying in police stations across the UTs. Khanna has written similar letters to all the Chief Ministers and Governors of States and other Union Territories. He has brought into their notice the orders of Supreme Court in a writ petition (c) No. 14 of 2008, decided on 19/4/2010 that has directed all the state governments, Union Territory Administrators and Director Generals of Police to ensure macro i...

3rd Round of Corps Commander level talks remain inconclusive
IAF cargo planes play pivotal role in ferrying troops and equipment to vintage points in Himalayas, Pak moves 20 battalions near LoC in GB area
Leh(Ladakh), July 1, (Scoop News)-The third round of Corps Commander level talks between India and China held at Chushul in eastern Ladakh have remained inconclusive due to Chinese obstinacy. The talks between Lieutenant General Harinder Singh, Corps Commander of Leh based 14th Corps and Major General Liu Lin, Commander of the South Xinjiang Military District on June 30 that lasted for over 10 hours during which India insisted its opponents to vacate the areas that have been occupied treacherously since April this year. Informed sources said that there has been no progress on the ground and termed the situation as tense in Pongong Tso, Demchok and Depsang areas with no immediat...

1 tested COVID-19 positive in Kargil district; 30 patients cured in UT Ladakh
Active cases drop to 347
Leh,June 29 (Scoop News)-As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, 09 patients in Home Isolation from Leh district and discharged. While, 18 patients from COVID Hospital Kargil and 3 patients from COVID Care Centre Kargil were discharged today from Kargil district after their negative reports was received by CMO Leh and Kargil respectively yesterday. With this, the number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has dropped to 347; 98 in Leh district and 249 in Kargil district and the condition of all 347 active cases of COVID-19 in UT Ladakh is stable. The bulletin further reports that, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Leh received 31 nega...

Hardeep Singh Puri, Avinash Rai Khanna address virtual “Jan Samvad Rally” in Ladakh
Leh,June 29 (Scoop News)-The first Virtual Rally was conducted by BJP Ladakh today from Party Office Leh. Hardeep Singh Puri Hon’ble Union Minister was the main Speaker Avinash Rai Khanna National Vice President from Pubjab, Dorjey Angchuk District President, Gyal P Wangyal Hon’ble CEC and Jamyang Tsering Namgyal Hon’ble MP main speaker from Leh and Haji Anayat Ali former Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Assembly from Kargil. Dorjey Angchuk District President inaugurated the event by lighting the traditional lamp with Gayal P Wnagyal Hon’ble CEC LAHDC Len and Jamyang Tsering Namgyal MP. Around ...

Advisor Umang Narula visits Nubra Sub-Division
Reviews functioning of departments
Leh,June 28 (Scoop News)-Advisor Umang Narula visited Nubra Sub-Division and reviewed the functioning of various departments at the sub-divisional level. In a meeting with the Sub-Divisional Officers, the Advisor reviewed developmental works and various beneficiary oriented schemes being implemented in the sub- division. Sub Divisional Magistrate Nobra, Sonam Norboo welcomed the Advisor and gave a detailed presentation on the developmental activities and overall functioning of the departments at Sub-Divisional level. The Advisor asked the Health Department to submit a proposal for t...

500 metres distance separates Indian and Chinese soldiers in Finger area of Pongong Tso
both sides locked in eyeball to eyeball situations
Leh(Ladakh), June 28, (Scoop News)-Sitting about 500 metres away from each other, the two hostile armies of India and China have hardened their positions along the Line of Actual Control (LoAC) in Pongong Tso area in eastern Ladakh, informed sources said. They said the positions of Indian army and Peoples Liberation Army (PLA) are separated by about 500 metres from each other in Pongong Tso where the situation is precarious in the Finger area particularly between Finger 4 and Finger 8. They are locked in eyeball to eyeball situation in the Finger area which India considers its perception of the LoAC to end at Finger 8 The distance between two fingers is about 10 km and both ...

 
 Debate
“ Vocal For Local “
B L Saraf Catchy one liners are raining thick and fast . What started as a trickle in May 2014 has turned into a spate, gushing down the terrain , unabated , gathering new accretions . It started with “ Achaei Din “ “ Swatch Bharat ‘’ Made in India “ etc and , in 2020 , “ Atamnirbir Bharat “ , “ Vocal for local “etc got added . In between , quite a few phrases of “macho “ intent slipped in . To the faithful ,joined together, these one liners form a bouquet which has an aphoristic flavor and reveals PM Narrandra Modi’s intention to better lot of the country men . To the opponents , however , it...

Modi’s Challenge to China: Vistaarvaad or Vikasvaad
Straight Talk
K B Jandial PM Modi is well known for his unexpected moves including unscheduled visits and bold statements, controversies notwithstanding. On July 3, PM surprised again, this time the nation as well as the belligerent neighbour, China by landing at Leh to personally review situation in Ladakh sector in the wake of China’s build up in Eastern Ladakh and bloodiest scuffle at icy heights of Galwan in which 20 bravehearts were martyred and inflicted greater casualties on PLA. On December 25, 2015,PM Modi had surprised the world by landing at Lahore unexpectedly to wish the then Pak PM Nawaz Sharief on his birthday and to convey greetings on the marriage of his granddaugh...

Geelani disassociates from Hurriyat: Story of ideological crisis
K.N. Pandita For quite some time Geelani was mute, maybe owing to advancing age problem like dementia. In a letter, scripted three months ago but released now to the heads of the eight units of his organization (Hurriyat – G), he made threadbare confession of his dissatisfaction with the units of his organization in both parts of the State. A diehard Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) standard-bearer, who trained some enthusiastic young Kashmiris in Jamaat ideology, like late Ayub Thukar and Ghulam Nabi Fai (respectively London and the US-based JI (Kashmir) activists, Geelani has always been an blunt pro-Pakistani leader of old school. He fought and won three assembly elections in J&K and los...

Galwan: ‘Surgical Strike’, But Not T20 Match
Straight Talk
K B Jandial While the martyrdom of 20 brave hearts in the bloodiest scuffle at Galwan in Eastern Ladakh has shocked the nation coming after 45 years of peace on LAC, reports of confusing developments like agreement on disengagement of troops but not adhering to it with simultaneous heavy build-up is equally disturbing. Blood at the icy heights of Galwan valley on the intervening night of June 15-16, has sunken the huge personal goodwill built by PM Modi & President Xi Jinping in last six years including ‘Wuhan Spirit’( April 2018) & ‘Chennai ( Mamallapuram)Connect’ (Oct. 2019),that laid down a roadmap for long term peaceful, stable and friendly relationship. The biggest outcome ...

Time for India to act offensive
K N Pandita Chinese intrusion in Eastern Ladakh is a pre-meditated plan with close relevance to the ominous situation developing in South Asia. China’s threatening postures and dubious moves are a threat to peace in the region. China’s ambition is to dominate the Asian Continent militarily and economically. Nibbling at the borders of her neighbours is China’s history. India is facing this menace along 7000 km Himalayan border with China just because of Nehru putting an end to the strategic buffer of Tibet. Pressure from the international community is growing in China for an investigation into the leakage and global spread of coronavirus. World leaders have begun to concede that ...

Political vacuum in Jammu and Kashmir
Security forces face a daunting task of restoring peace in Kashmir valley
Dr Ashok Bhan The Constitutional changes of August 2019 and reorganization of the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir distended the role of Police and security forces (SFs). Besides intensifying the counter-insurgency operations, there were new challenges of ensuring strict enforcement of lockdown restrictions and preventing protests. To be fair to the Jammu and Kashmir Police and the SFs, they have done a commendable job. The law and order situation, despite being fragile, was not allowed to go out of hands. There were notable successes in counter-terrorist operations with over one hundred terrorists, including top commanders of HM, JeM and LeT, neutralized during the ...

Shyma Prasad Mookerjee: another Sardar Patel
K B Jandial Dr. Shyma Prasad Mookerjee’s meteoric rise in Indian national scene in just 14 years’ of public life, visionary, clarity on critical issues, people-centric ideology, steadfastness on his nationalistic views, courage to take on PM Jawaharlal Nehru on national important issues within and outside Union Cabinet made him the second Sardar Patel. Recognising his courage, abilities and commitments, the Times of India had written that “the mantle of Sardar Patel has fallen on Dr. Mookerjee”. It is unfortunate that career of one of the greatest scholars, statesmen and parliamentarians of India was cut short on 23rd June 1953 when he died mysteriously in captivity at ...

Think Again Where Are We ?
B L Saraf One more Kashmiri Pandit has been crucified at the altar of nationalism. One more human life has been sniffed out by a gun wielded by the demented bigot . Once again an attempt is on to ‘ intellectualize ‘ the dastardly act . Always available , though in different attire , apologists are up with a loud whisper “ No it was not a KP but a public functionary working in a remote village who has been killed by the militants .” Well we are yet to know whether a Sarpanch’s post is a religious neutral one ,which required a potential candidate to be a person not adhering to any faith or belief . Or , once elected the faithful had to forsake...

 Jammu News
Gole Panjpeer, Camp Talab Tillo, Ward No. 32 declared containment/red zones; Lockdown imposed
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)- District Magistrate Jammu, Sushma Chauhan, vide powers conferred upon her under section 144 of CrPC read with relevant provisions under the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897 and the Disaster Management Act, 2005, has declared Gole Panjpeer, Jaswant Plaza and adjoining areas, Camp Talab Tillo, Ward No. 32, Police Station Domana of district Jammu, as containment /red zone and imposed strict lockdown and tight perimeter control in the said area, except for essential needs. Accordingly, the SOPs issued by the State Executive Committee vide its order number 38-JK-DMRRR of 2020 dated 14-4-2020 shall apply to the above specified areas. However, for any medical emergency,...

Day 51: Jammu, Srinagar Airports receive 24 domestic flights with 2,716 passengers
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)-On Day 51 of resumption of operation of routine domestic operations in Jammu and Kashmir, 24 domestic flights with 2,716 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. A total of 616 passengers aboard 9 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 15 domestic flights with about 2100 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today. Pertinently, Jammu Airport Authorities have received a total of 367 domestic flights with 27,107 passengers while Srinagar Airport Authorities have received 599 domestic flights with 77,918 passengers since 25th of May till date. Also, the Jammu and Kashmir government has brought back about ...

DDC Doda holds interaction with the ULB representatives of district
Stresses on revenue generation, ensuring quality works
Doda,July 14 (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode held an interaction with the elected representatives of the Urban local bodies of the district, here today. The Executive officers of all the three Municipal Committees of Doda, Thathri and Bhaderwah apprised the DDC about the revenue generation and expenditure, besides informed about the physical and financial position of the various developmental projects/ works taken up under different heads like 14th FC, District Capex, IDMT, PMAY Urban and SBM. The DDC took the scheme wise review of the works and directed the executing agencies to maintain quality and take up all the proposed works under district capex at...

VC SKUAST (J) discusses ongoing projects, fresh proposals with NABARD J&K head
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)-A meeting of National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) officials and Officers of SKUAST-Jammu was today held here at the Vice Chancellor’s Secretariat to discuss the status of ongoing projects and fresh proposal to be submitted to NABARD for funding under technology transfer fund. The meeting, convened with strict observance of COVID-19 SOPs and guidelines, was chaired by Prof. J.P. Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu. Chief General Manager NABARD UT of J&K and UT of Ladakh, R K Srivistava, was Co-chairman. During the meeting, Prof. J.P. Sharma desired for preparing concept note of potential areas for submitting to NABARD for funding. He s...

Drug Deptt suspends operation of 12 erring retail sale outlets
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)-Teams of Drug Control organization has disallowed the operations of twelve retail sales establishments u/s 22 (d) of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940, including eight in Jammu District three in Samba District and one in Rajouri District. As per the department, surprise Inspections of Retail Sale Outlets were carried out by the empowered Staff under the supervision of respective Assistant Drugs Controller in Jammu & Samba Districts and under the overall authority of State Drugs Controller, Lotika Khajuria. The drive was targeted to ensure availability of quality drugs to the end users. The reasons for suspension ranged from Non maintenance of Sales records, Impers...

Development in J&K reached new heights under PM’s leadership : Sat
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)- Former State President BJP and Ex MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) started Blacktopping works of Talab Tillo main Road. Sharma was also accompanied by District President Munish Khajuria, Corporators Neelam Nargotra, Sanjay Baru and Sat Pal Karlupia, Mandal President Keshav Chopra, BJP Media Secretary Dr Pardeep Mahotra, District General Secretary Advocate Rajesh Gupta and others including PWD officials, local residents and political activists of the area. The works will be done under the supervision of JMC at an estimated cost of Rupees 46 lakhs and main Talab Tillo Road will be macadamized under the same. Speaking on the occasion, Sat Sharma said that ...

Slathia slams J&K Admn for unprecedented power cuts, erratic water supply
Terms BJP slogan Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas hoax
Vijaypur, July 14 (Scoop News)- Senior National Conference leader and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia today slammed Jammu and Kashmir administration for enforcing unprecedented power cuts and resorting to scare drinking water supply during the ongoing summer months, saying this is not what the people deserved especially during these grim and hard times of fighting the corona-virus. “Power cuts are as severe and long as 12 hours and more, leaving the residents of the entire Vijaypur constituency precipitating and farmers high and dry due to non-functioning of water-pumps”, Mr Slathia told reporters in an informal interaction held here while maintaining the necessary preventive...

Chuni submits application forms of displaced families
Process begins for re-uniting PoJK DPs outside J&K with their roots
Jammu, July 14 (Scoop News)-Due to the efforts of S. O. S. International, the significant and much awaited process for reuniting the PoJK Displaced families, settled outside Jammu and Kashmir, with their roots began today with the formal submission of their application forms for domicile registration with the office of Relief Commissioner, Jammu. Rajiv Chuni, Chairman, V. K. Datta General Secretary, M. M. Sudan and Tejbir Bakshi both senior members of S. O. S. International - an organization for PoJK Displaced Persons, formally submitted the registration applications on behalf of some families from PoJK, who were settled outside Jammu and Kashmir by then Government because of non-avai...

 
 Kashmir News
Div Com chairs weekly Covid-19 review meeting
Directs for strictness against SoP violators
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole Tuesday chaired weekly review meeting on Covid-19 pandemic here. The Divisional Commissioner directed for taking strict action against the SoP violators for not wearing mask and adhering to social distancing. He instructed Deputy Commissioners of valley districts to ensure that goods and service providers, customers, transporters, commuters and others do strictly abide by the laid down guidelines regarding Coronavirus for its effective control. He also called for active involvement of Revenue, Police, FCS&CA, Traffic Police, Municipalities and Legal Metrology departments in strict adherence to the ...

Talat reviews preparedness for NAAC accreditation of Degree Colleges
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)- Commissioner Secretary, Higher Education Department, Talat Parvez Rohella, today chaired a meeting to review progress on accreditation of government degree colleges of Kashmir division by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The meeting was attended by Director Finance, Director Planning, Director Colleges, Nodal Principal Kashmir besides Principals of the colleges which are due for NAAC accreditation. Commissioner Secretary assessed the colleges for the basic accreditation parameters set by NAAC like Curricular Aspects, Teaching-Learning and Evaluation, Research, Innovations and Extension, Infrastructure and Learning Resources, Student S...

Lt Governor visits Waseem Bari’s house at Bandipora
hands over financial assistance of Rs 20 lacs to NoK’s
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today visited the house of deceased BJP leader Sheikh Waseem Bari at Bandipora, who along with his father and brother was killed by the militants. The Lt Governor handed over the financial assistance of Rs 20 Lakhs to the Next of Kin (NoK) of the deceased and conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members of the victims. The Lt Governor strongly condemned the killings and said that the perpetrators of this dastardly act of violence would be brought to justice. Such heinous act is an attempt to spread fear, and there can be no justification for such attacks, he adde...

Separate COVID Care Centre to come up for bank employees in Kupwara
Kupwara, July 14 (Scoop News)-The district Administration under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone, Tuesday discussed the establishment of separate COVID Care Centre for bank employees and their families here. It was decided in the meeting that all the banks operating in district Kupwara shall contribute for the establishment of the COVID Care centre which shall be an exclusive facility for the bank employees and their families. It was decided in the meeting that the district Administration shall provide suitable space for establishment of the centre which shall be run by the representatives of the banks themselves including the placement...

DDC reviews developmental scenario in Ganderbal
Ganderbal, July 14 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the developmental scenario and progress on mega projects in the district. While reviewing the sector-wise performance of the PHE, PWD, PDD, Health, PMGSY, Forest, Agriculture and Horticulture sectors, besides district Capex budget achievements, the departmental heads apprised the DC about physical and financial progress on major ongoing developmental projects of the district. The meeting also reviewed the status of various ongoing Languishing Projects that include construction of Dak Banglow at Fatehpora, construction of motorable...

Restore rule of law: CPI(M)
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)-The house restrictions on the movement of political leaders and activists in Kashmir is arbitrary and unlawful. Even those who have been released from detention centers in the recent months, are being denied permission to meet visitors and are being prevented from any movement outside their houses. This is highly unfortunate. The leaders of National Conference, Peoples Democratic Party, CPI(M), Peoples Conference, J&K People's Movement and other parties have been subjected to unlawful restrictions since 5th August, 2019.Under which law these restrictions are being imposed? The house detentions without any administrative orders amount to undermining huma...

Establish a separate CAT Bench at Srinagar: Altaf Bukhari
‘Thousands of low paid employees bound to be deprived of justice
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday urged the government of India to establish a separate bench of Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) at Srinagar so as to do justice with thousands of employees who cannot afford to visit and stay in Jammu to pursue adjudication of their service related grievances. In a statement issued here, Bukhari while appreciating the functioning of CAT bench in Jammu said the employees of Kashmir division need a separate circuit bench in Srinagar in view of tough terrain and harsh climatic conditions of the region. “The effective and speedy dispute resolution process with res...

Advisor Baseer Khan e-launches NeFMS
Reviews RDD & PR schemes in Kashmir Division
Srinagar, July 13 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today e-launched National Electronic Fund Management System (NeFMS) at Civil Secretariat here. Secretary Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Sheetal Nanda, Director Rural Development Kashmir, Qazi Sarwar were present on the occasion. Deputy Commissioners of Kashmir Division attended the meeting though video conferencing. While launching the NeFMS, the Advisor said that this will go a long way in addressing the grievances of the workers associated with the various Centrally Sponsored Schemes. It will pave the way for direct and faster release of wages under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guar...

 
 Other Stories
Budgam Police arrests notorious drug peddler; Contraband substance recovered
Srinagar,July 14 (Scoop News)- Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Budgam have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Malpora crossing intercepted an individual identified as Manzoor Ahmad Beigh resident of Malpora-Khag. During checking officers were able to recover 100 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Khag where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 60/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Khag and investigation in the matter has been initiated. Community members are requeste...

Covid management reviewed in Reasi district
Reasi, July 14 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib today chaired a meeting to review the COVID-19 management and control measures in the district, here at a meeting . The meeting was attended by ADC, Rajinder Kumar Sharma; ACR, Sanjay Badyal; CMO, Rajiv Kumar Sharma and other District Officers. It was informed that all borders along adjoining Reasi districts are being manned by police personnel and check posts are operatinalised at all 6 routes towards Reasi to keep the track on travelers and vehicles on daily basis. It was further informed that the district administration has set up various control rooms including Covid-19, Red Cross Helpline, Administrati...

DM Kupwara extends restrictions under Sec 144 CrPc with certain relaxations
Kupwara, July 14 (Scoop News)-With an aim to control the spread of COVID-19 infection, District Magistrate Kupwara Anshul Garg today extended the already imposed restrictions under section 144 CrPC and section 34 of Disaster Management Act across the district till July 25 or unless modified earlier. As per an official communiqué, all shops dealing with dairy products and vegetables shall be allowed to operate from Monday to Friday from 7 am to 1 pm. The concerned shop owners are directed to ensure prominent display of Covid-19regulations especially usage of masks outside their shops and ensure that the customers adhere to social distancing within the premises. There shall be no restri...

Sopore Police arrests notorious drug peddler; Psychotropic substance recovered
Srinagar, July 14 (Scoop News)-Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore have arrested a notorious drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. Officers at a checkpoint established at Shangergund intercepted an individual identified as Nasir Ah Khawaja resident of Seelo Sopore. During checking officers were able to recover 143 capsules of Spasmoproxyvon Plus and 12 bottles of Codeine from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station Sopore where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 184/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation in the matter has been i...

PPFA slams militants for appeasing Beijing
Guwahati,July 14 (Scoop News)- Patriotic Peoples’ Front Assam (PPFA) slams the separatist militants of northeast India, who are trying their best to reorganize against the will of common people, for their repeated appeasing statements in favour of the Communist Chinese regime in Beijing. The forum of nationalists opines that a recent video-clipping by United Liberation Front of Assam-Independent (Ulfa-I) comforting Beijing judiciously proves that they are still under the patronage of Beijing. When sympathy and supports gradually increased for His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama and his mission to safeguard the Tibetan language and culture across India and abroad, the Ulfa-I issued t...

SaMaPa Digital Baithaks features Violin & Odissi Dance
New Delhi, July 14 (Scoop News)-SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts) featured Odissi Dance recital by Vrinda Chadha and Violin recital by Pt. Santosh Nahar in its 2nd week of presentations. SaMaPa, a premier music academy and educational organization of India by Music Legend Pandit Bhajan Sopori and Maestro Abhay Rustum Sopori, has taken the initiative of introducing Digital Baithak series keeping in mind the situation that the field of music and culture is facing due to Covid19 pandemic due to which programmes are not being held for last 4 months. The 2nd week of the Digital Baithak series witnessed Classical dance and Hindustani Classical instrumental recitals. Vr...

Political Activist calls on Lt Governor
Srinagar, July 13 (Scoop News)- Sh. Eshfaq ur Rehman Poswal, Political Activist called on the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu at Raj Bhavan here today and submitted a memorandum of demands pertaining to welfare of tribal community in J&K. He apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of tribal community including employment of tribal youth and their recruitment in Indian Army. The Lt Governor observed that the Government is taking comprehensive measures for development of every section of the society and assured him that all the genuine issues projected by him would be reviewed for their early redressal. ...

Relief to Provisionally Registered Industries
Apex Committee extends provisional validity of units for varying periods
Srinagar, July 13 (Scoop News)- The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired the 46th meeting of Apex Projects Clearance Committee (APCC) of J&K State Industrial Development Corporation Ltd (SIDCO). The meeting was convened to discuss extension in validity of time period for Provisional Registration in favour of industrial units registered prior to 01.01.2016. Administrative Secretaries of Housing and Urban Development Department, Power Development Department, Industries and Commerce Department, along with concerned Heads of Departments participated in the meeting. At the outset, Chief Secretary reviewed the Action Taken Report on the minutes of 45th APCC meeting. The Chief Sec...

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