Monday, August 3, 2015
 
 Top Stories of The Day
ACC extends shutdown call in Jammu by another 72 hours on persistent AIIMS issue
thanks people for their overwhelming support to a noble cause
Jammu, August 2, (Scoop News)-AIIMS- Coordination Committee (ACC) Sunday announced 72 hour extension of shutdown following the utter failure of the mischievous elements to make mockery of the sentiments of people of Jammu region and not announcing a full-fledged AIIMS for the region has forced the AIIMS CC to extend the Bandh by another three days up to August 5, said chairman AIIMS CC and president JKHCBA, Jammu, Abhinav Sharma, while addressing a hurriedly convened joint press conference at Press Club of Jamm, here this evening. The AIIMS CC had hoped that the massive response the shutdown call evoked across Jammu Province would make the insensitive BJP to read the writing on wall, but it was not to be. The BJP yet again betrayed the people of Jammu region by taking recourse to white lies calculated to hoodwink and mislead them,said Abhinav Sharma and added, "we understand BJP's de...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Peaceful shutdown in Jammu on 3rd day on AIIMS issue
Congress leaders detained for defying Sec 144
Jammu, August 2, (Scoop News)-Jammu and its peripheries on Sunday continued to observe a total shutdown on the third consecutive day over the AIIMS issue and the situation remained peaceful and no untoward incident was reported from any place of the region. The 72 hour long shutdown call was given by the Coordination Committee on AIIMS (ACC), a conglomeration of nearly 80 groups including traders and transporters and is spearheading the current agitation accused ruling coalition partner Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) in the Himalayan state for misleading the people of Jammu and not obta...

Kangan, Ganderbal deputations call on CM
Srinagar, August 02 (Scoop News)- Two deputations from district Ganderbal today called on the Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, and presented memoranda relating to their concerns. A delegation of Dard / Shin community residing in Kangan tehsil, after it migrated from Telail, Gurez in 1970, drew the attention of the Chief Minister towards settlement of their demand for issuance of Schedule Tribe Certificate in Kangan. They stated that while all the specified communities are enjoying the benefits of the ST status, only the Dard / Shin community residing in tehsil Kangan is being dep...

Pak Rangers violate tranquility on border, fires few mortars and small arms
BSF responds with equal measure
Akhnoor, August 1, (Scoop News)-The Pakistan Rangers on Saturday morning fired few mortars and used small arms fire on forward Indian positions along the international border in Jammu district, a senior official told Scoop News. "It started around 1030 hrs (IST) and lasted for almost an hour", he added. Paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) personnel guarding the border retaliated the fire equal measure and calibre, the official said adding, there was no loss life or injury to anyone on this side due enemy fire. He said Pakistani troops had been regularly violating the cease...

Wanton police action results in injuries to scores of ACC supporters including its chairman
people condemn use of force on peaceful marchers
Jammu, August 1, (Scoop News)-Scores of ACC supporters were injured when police resorted to baton charge and lobbed tear smoke cannisters to disperse a peaceful march of the activists who wanted to hold a demonstration outside the official residence of deputy chief minister, Nirmal Singh, but were prevented by police from moving close to the place, official sources said on Saturday. After witnessing a reign of senseless brutalities unleashed on the peaceful marchers, speaker after speaker declared their resolve to further intensify the ongoing mass movement for establishing AIIMS in Ja...

 
 Ladakh News
DIG CKR reviews security of border district Leh
Meets Jawans, civil society members
Srinagar,August 02 (Scoop News)-DIG Central Kashmir Range Srinagar G. H. Bhat, visited Leh and reviewed the overall security of the border district, addressed jawans, and met civil society members of the district. The DIG chaired a meeting of district administration Leh in which all the top officers of the district participated. In the meeting, the overall security scenario of the district, the crime and its prevention and detection was also discussed. Addressing the meeting, the DIG emphasized upon the officers to fine tune their security plans and adopt new techniques for detection of crime and also take preventive actions for maintenance of law and order in the district. ...

Medical camp held at Panikher, 180 patients examined
EC Aga Syed thanks army for conducting such events in remote Suru Valley
Panikher (Zanskar), August 1, (Scoop News)-A medical camp was organised at Panikher by Top Gun Brigade under the aegis of ‘Forever in Operations’ Division, for the Bakarwals as well as locals of the Suru Valley, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. Medical and veterinary hospitals are 70 kms away from Kargil, he added A total of 180 civilians including Bakarwals were provided treatment during the camp. A large number of Bakarwals come to Chalong, Shanshi and s n Shafat Nalas in this season from Southern parts of Jammu and Kashmir, the spokesman said. He said a team of do...

20 girl students leave on 15 days trip of other states to get wider exposure
Army committed to win ' hearts and minds' of locals in Drass area
Drass (Kargil), August 1, (Scoop News)-A fifteen days educational cum motivational tour was flagged off for the girl’s students of Drass region, Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, a defence spokesman said. He said the tour comprises of 20 girls students in the age group between 11 and 15 and 4 teachers besides necessary administrative backup is being provided by the army for complete duration. During the tour the girls students will be taken to Srinagar, Jammu, Amritsar, Delhi, Jaipur, Ajmer, Agra, Fatehpur Sikri, and Ambala. "The tour would give girls students a wider exposure to oth...

Indian and Chinese troops meet on PLA's raising day
BPM held in Moldo and DB Oldie areas near LoAC
Moldo, August 1, (Scoop News)-A Ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Day was conducted on Saturday at Chinese BPM Hut in Moldo Garrison across Line of Actual Control (LoAC) in Chushul Sector of Eastern Ladakh, a senior defence official said. The Delegations were led by Brigadier JKS Virk, SM from the Indian Side and Senior Colonel Chen Zheng Shan from the Chinese Side. He said the day also marked a milestone in India-China relation at the border troops level as the PLA hosted an Indian Army Delegation for the first time in th...

Councillor Diskit Tsewang Rigzin visits far flung areas of Leh
Leh,July 28 (Scoop News)- Councillor Diskit Tsewang Rigzin visited Diggar,Khema-Khyungroo, Agyam and Tangyar villages to review ongoing developmental activities in the area. The Councillor was accompanied by officials from the PWD and the Rural Development departments. He informed the people that Link Road to Khyungroo Gonpa and Sakthok Diggar are being taken up under ‘projectisation’ scheme and asked the officials of the PWD to immediate process tendering of these roads so as to ensure early execution of works. People at Diggar informed that Councillor that the Solar Power Plant installed by LREDA is not functioning on account of some technical fault. They also requested that t...

JK Minister Zulfkar calls on Dalai Lama at Leh
Leh, July 28 (Scoop News)-Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution & Tribal Affair, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali met called on Dalai Lama here today. Appreciating the peace endeavors of Dalai Lama, the Minister apprised him about the efforts put in by J&K Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed in restoring peace and improving the overall scenario in Jammu and Kashmir. Later, the Minster also convened a review meeting to take stock of the status of food-grains, LPG, Petroleum, Diesel and K-Oil in the district. The meeting was attended by Director CA&PD Abdul Rashid War, Assistan...

Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated at Drass war memorial
PM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs
Kargil, July 26 (Scoop News)- The 16th Operation Vijay Diwas was celebrated at Drass War Memorial Kargil, GOC-in-C Northern Command, Lieutenant General DS Hooda,was the chief guest and along other Senior Officers of Indian Army and Local dignitaries paid tribute to the martyrs of the Operation Vijay during Kargil war in 1999. On the occasion scores of relatives of martyrs of Kargil war also participated in the ceremony of Operation Vijay Diwas. Lieutenant General DS Hooda told that the victory of OP Vijay was a historical victory. He told that Indian Army has significantly strength...

Govt making earnest efforts for upliftment of Tribals: Zulfkar
Leh, July 26 (Scoop News)-Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) and Tribal Affairs, Ch. Zulfkar Ali said that the Government under the leadership of Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed is making earnest efforts for socio-economic development of weaker sections of the State, adding that various initiatives have been taken by the Government to cater the needs of such underprivileged communities. This was stated by the Minister during an extensive tour of the tribal villages of Durbugh block here today. The Minister was accompanied by Secretary Tribal Affairs, Director Tribal Affairs, Director, CA&PD besides other senior officers. Interacting with the tribals,...

 
 Debate
AIIMS Fight - Do or Die For Jammu
Straight Talk
By K B Jandial Jammu appears to have woken up against discriminations. AIIMS has become a rallying point for the people who transcending the barriers of castes and ideologies are associating with the ever increasing demand for AIIMS in Jammu under the aegis of non-political AIIM Coordination Committee (ACC). It is gradually becoming a fight to finish and if succeeded, no Govt. with how so huge mandate it might have, would not ever dare to barter away Jammu’s genuine interests. First shocked at the sacrifice of Jammu’s interest at the time of formation of the BJP’s first...

Is it working well ?
BJP-PDP alliance
By Amit Kushari When the PDP leadership of Kashmir decided to join hands with BJP, to form a govt. in J&K, in March 2015, many people were surprised. PDP represents a large cross section of Kashmiri Muslims who would like to maintain a distance from BJP, like most other Muslims of India. PDP could have joined hands with Congress also to form a govt. and with a little bit of support from Independents and others the alliance would have got a thin majority. However, Mufti Sahib decided against that and shook hands with BJP–taking the risk of annoying his own voters. Being a shrewd s...

End Discrimination, Connect Jammu with Kashmir
By K B Jandial At a mega event at Jammu on Friday organized to commemorate the birth centenary of late veteran Congress leader Girdhari Lal Dogra, more than PM Modi it was Mufti Sayeed who made a most significant public commitment to the people of J&K the fulfillment of which has potential to bury the never-ending undercurrent of regional tension in the State even though all Kashmiri leaders had been making hyperbolic statements on “resolution of Kashmir issue” which otherwise has no solution in sight. Mufti was candid when he said "It is my dream to connect J&K with the co...

Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, no takers in Jammu
By K B Jandial Historically, July 13, 1931 is a watershed day in the annals of Kashmir’s struggle against autocratic rule for democratic rights that put Sheikh Mohd Abdullah in the centre stage of the movement which culminated in end of hereditary rule of Maharaja. Twenty one Kashmiris fell to the bullets of the Maharaja’s police outside Central Jail, Srinagar. The gory events that unfolded on that day in downtown Srinagar had its roots in the developments taken place in Kashmir’s political landscape in the recent past including fierce propaganda against Maharaja’s rule and an alle...

The Dangers of an Ex RAW Chief’s Tell-All
By Omar Abdullah For the last few days, mainstream media and social media alike have been abuzz discussing the hitherto unacknowledged aspects of the role of Indian intelligence agencies in Kashmir. What was commonly whispered and gossiped about in the Valley was suddenly brought front and centre after a series of interviews by AS Dulat, the former RAW chief. These interviews by Dulat are part of the circuit all authors go on to drum up interest in their forthcoming publications, in this case, Dulat’s book – Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years. I’ll start with a caveat, this...

Fulfill promise on AIIMS—BJP’s litmus test
By K B Jandial In democracies the real sovereigns are the people, howsoever politically immature and uneducated they may be, but they get an opportunity to issue their “decree” only after five years, six years in case of J&K which the last vestige of emergency. The rulers (ruling parties) who descend on the throne in the name of “service” of the people start showing signs of amnesia after elections. The politics of amnesia is as old as is our democracy because the people who make to the temples of democracy after lot of struggle at all levels and incurring huge money want quick return, but on personal account. So, they keep the promises on backburner. This happened witho...

Debating controversial resolution
By K.N. Pandita Occasionally, Markandey Katju comes under limelight in national media. To many people, his statements on political and social issues spring surprise because these seem outlandish or at least bizarre to them. Known for stirring hornet’s nest, Katju has recently made his observations about some of the leading national figures. Our parliamentarians considered his observations derogatory. In a show of respect for outstanding figures of national politics, the parliamentarians passed a resolution condemning the comments of Katju as something tantamount to national insult. Katju has filed a case before the Supreme Court of India, desiring it to quash the res...

The art of subtle denial
By K.N. Pandita In recent attacks carried out by ISSI crusaders in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, the count of fatalities has risen to over sixty. In the tiny state of Kuwait it was the first bomb explosion inside a Shia mosque. Earlier a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia was also targeted. Contrary to the established Islamic tradition of observing Ramadhan as the month of peace and virtuous deeds, ISIS spokesman gave a call to the mujahideen to strike at identified targets and create mayhem. Simul...

 Jammu News
Dy CM holds public grievances redress camp
Calls for judicious use of electricity, development of tourism sites in Billawar
Billawar, August 2, (Scoop News)- Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Kumar Singh today said the government is keen to harness the untapped tourism potential of the areas having heritage sites, historical shrines and beautiful landscapes to attract tourists. Speaking at a public grievances redress camp at Ramkot in Billawar today, Dr Singh said Ramkot has a great historical importance as it was a hub of economic activities during Dogra rule. He said it is earnest effort of present government to preserve heritage assets for future generations. Dr Singh directed the Tourism Department to take up...

Similar infrastructure for AIIMS to be established in Jammu, Kashmir: Lal Singh
‘Rs 1500 cr each to be provided to each region’
Kathua,August 02 (Scoop News)- There will be similar AIIMS for both Jammu as well as in Kashmir with equal provisions of infrastructure, funds, faculty, paramedical staff and facilities , Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings Ch Lal Singh said this while addressing a large number of people at a Public Grievances Redressal Camp held at Kathua, here today. He said the decision taken by the union government in consultation with State Government is quite clear and was taken keeping in mind the aspirations and necessities of both the regions. He said that process for ...

NC-Congress responsible for Jammu discrimination:BJP
Jammu, August 02 (Scoop News)- To enable the party activists to reach the masses with the true picture of the AIIMS, as sanctioned by Union Health Ministry, the State unit of BJP organized 1-day ‘workers meeting’ at Jammu on Sunday. It was addressed by BJP State President & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, Former State President & MLC Ashok Khajuria, State General Secretary(Org.) Ashok Koul, Social Welfare Minister Bali Bhagat, Industries Minister Chander Prakash Ganga and Minister of PHE & Irrigation Sukhnandan Kumar. Jugal Kishore Sharma, on this occasion, said that BJP has the hist...

No Justification in continuing agitation: Jugal
Jammu, August 02 (Scoop News)- BJP State President and Jugal Kishore Sharma, while addressing media persons at party headquarters along with State Chief Spokesperson Sunil Sethi and State General Secretary Munish Sharma, said that the demand for AIIMS for Jammu has been fulfilled and hence there is no justification in continuing agitation spare-headed by ACC. Jugal Kishore Sharma, while making an appeal to the people of Jammu to not get misled on the issue of AIIMS as the same has been sanctioned by the Union Health Minister on the intervention of State leaders. He said that confusion...

16 injured in a road accident in Jammu
Jammu, August 02 (Scoop News)- At least sixteen people were injured in road accident near Manda in Jammu on Sunday morning. Police said that sixteen people were injured when a mini bus they were traveling in met with an accident near Manda in Jammu.” He said, “A mini bus on the way towards Nagrota had a head-on collision with another vehicle near Manda in Jammu,” They said the injured were immediately rushed to the hospital. All the injured people are safe and out of danger....

PDP-BJP frustrated of Congress’s rise in State:JKPCC
No groupsim in party: Congress leaders
Jammu, August 02 (Scoop News)- Senior Congress leaders today said that the BJP and PDP played the card of communal polarization by using religion to fight elections; if the elections would have been fought on development basis congress would have never lost as we undertook huge development works in the state. In a Joint Statement Issued by Senior Congress leaders including, Vice President JKPCC and MLA G. M. Saroori, MLA Haji Abdul Rashid, MLA Mohd Amin Bhat, MLA Usman Majid, MLA Gulzar Ahmed Wani, MLC G.N. Monga, MLC Naresh Gupta, MLC Sham Lal Bhagat, General Secretary S. S. Channi, Gen ...

If two AIIMS can be approved for Bihar why not for J&K: Rana
Jammu, August 01 (Scoop News)- Assailing the contemptuous response of the Centre and the PDP-BJP Government in the State towards most popular demand of the Jammu people with regard to establishment of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Provincial President National Conference Devender Singh Rana on Saturday questioned that if two such institutes can be granted to Bihar in one go, why not to Jammu and Kashmir which needs more due to its topographical conditions and lack of health infrastructure. “True that BJP is hard pressed to appease the Bihar voters ahead of assemb...

NC decries use of force against civil society
Jammu, August 01 (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday condemned use of excessive force on the peaceful protestors, seeking AIIMS for Jammu and described the police action as unfortunate and unwarranted. “Using the police force to muzzle sane voice of people speaks of frustration enveloping the PDP-BJP Government in the wake of mishandling the situation”, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana said in a statement, adding that these measures are bound to recoil and boomerang. He said the BJP has turned highly intolerant to dissent and therefore it is shamelessly indulging in trampling basic democratic rights of the people. “In the instant case, they have made the civil society...

 
 Kashmir News
3 drug peddlers held in Bandipora
8 kg dried bung, over a kg charas powder recovered
Srinagar,August 02 (Scoop News)- Police continuing its drives against the drug peddlers, arrested three peddlers and recovered 08 kilograms of dried bung and over a kilogram of charas powder on their instance. On a tip off, police party of police station Hajan Bandipora raided in Village Vijpara. During the raid, three peddlers identified as Muzafar Ahmad Parray, Imran Ahmad Parray and Javid Ahmad Bhat all resident of Vijpara were arrested. Police recovered 08 kg dried Bung and 1200 grams charas Powder on their instance. Bandipora police has registered a case FIR number 56/15 under section 8/20 NDPS Act against them. Further investigation in this regard is on. ...

Police acting tough against traffic violators
Rs 32330 fine recovered for different violations
Srinagar ,August 02 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to reduce road accidents and to ensure that people drive safely, police in its drives against the traffic violators, challaned 565 vehicles and recovered a fine of Rs 32330 in different districts across the valley. The fine was imposed against 120 persons who were found not wearing crash helmets, 7 persons carrying three persons, 218 people not wearing seat belts, 12 persons using mobile phone while driving, 12 persons for over speeding, 14 persons for overloading and 125 persons for other offences. Besides 57 vehicles were seized including 40 two wheelers and 17 four wheelers. The main objective of the drive is to ...

Hurriyat (M) to oppose Union Govt.'s plan to bring Kashmir under Central Statistical Act
Srinagar, August 1, (Scoop News)-Asserting that any attempt to alter the distinct identity of Kashmir would be unacceptable to Kashmiris, Hurriyat Conference has warned any attempt to change the regional, demographic, constitutional or legal status of this territory would amount to serious violation of the constitution. The spokesman said that any such step attempted by India would be met with full resistance by the people of Kashmir. Responding to the New Delhi’s plan to bring Kashmir under Central Statistical Act to render the State Statistical Act ineffective, the spokesman said that the local puppet governments, for their petty political and personal gains, have from time to ti...

Woman injured in bear attack
Srinagar,August 01 (Scoop News)- A woman in Kokernag area of Anantnag District was seriously injured after she was attacked by a bear in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district. A bear attacked and seriously injured a woman Hajira Begum wife of Bashir Ahmad Malik a resident of Shutroo Larnoo at her maize fields at Shutroo Kokernag. The injured was shifted to the Hospital for treatment. ...

1 dies, 03 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar ,August 01 (Scoop News)- One person died while three others were injured in four separate road accidents across the valley. In Sopore, a motorcycle bearing registration number JK05E-2284 hit and injured a pedestrian Abdul Ahad Sofi son of Ghulam Mohammad Zaki resident of Babayousuf Sopore at Chotabazar Sopore. The injured was shifted to the Sub District Hospital Sopore where he succumbed to his injuries. Dead body handed over to NOKs for last rites. Sopore police has registered a case in this regard. In Anantnag, a tipper bearing registration number JK03B-9066 collided with motorcycle bearing registration number JK03A-7775 near Shuhal Mills in the jurisdiction of A...

LAWDA demolishes illegal structures along Dal, Nageen
Srinagar, August 01 (Scoop News)-The enforcement wing of the Jammu and Kashmir Lakes and Water Development Authority (LAWDA) has started a demolishing drive against all illegal encroachments and constructions within the jurisdictions of Dal and Nageen lakes. The demolitions have been carried along Foreshore road, Gupt Ganga Ishber, Cheshmashahi near botanical garden and inside Dal. A restaurant namely ‘Jeel View’ which had illegally come up at NFR was demolished by the enforcement wing besides a shop near Botanical garden and a wooden hut inside Dal. Moreover, four illegal structures were sealed at Buchwara Dalgate, Brein and Ishbar area. Meanwhile, several tippers were ...

CITU appeals working class, employees to observe strike on Sep 2
Employers being strengthened; workers deprived: Tarigami
Srinagar, August 01 (Scoop News)- Stating that the frequent amendments to labour laws have sofar armed the employers further, State President Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) and MLA Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami said these amendments have deprived the working class who need coordinated efforts and a united resistance to safeguard their own interests across the country especially in Jammu and Kashmir. While addressing a day long convention of CITU held in Srinagar, Tarigami expressed serious concern over the plight of the working class who are adversely hit by the neo-liberal economic policies pursued by the Central Government. These policies, he observed, are drastically affecting the wo...

Bhat ridicules NC for its malicious agenda against govt.
“express shock over cloud burst at Pulwama”
Srinagar, August 01 (Scoop News)-Ridiculing the malicious propaganda of National Conference against coalition government , PDP General Secretary Nizamudin Bhat has said that despite NC’s backlog the state of J&K is back on rails. He said that PDP had a challenging task of getting the state out of mess created by entrenched corruption , degeneration of institutions, sick economy, financial liabilities and complete non governance . He said that just in five months the damaged infrastructure is being restored fast and respect for institutions has shown a visible increase. Similarly corruption is being controlled through government’s performance and clean image. Bhat said that like in earl...

 
 Other Stories
Rural Development Department to launch ‘My Village, My World’ campaign on Aug 4
Srinagar, August 02 (Scoop News)-The Rural Development Department is launching state-wide “My Village, My World” campaign on 4 August 2015 to focus on planned development of rural areas, conservation of water bodies and ensuring polythene free environs in the villages. “The unique initiative is aimed at focused and sustainable rural regeneration. It is about preservation and revival of J&K’s natural and historical heritage and stimulating the rural economy at the same time,” Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Abdul Haq said. He said growing urbanization, haphazard constructions, social volatility and environmental degradation have adversely affected the support systems o...

Zulfkar, Drabu address Gujjar, Bakerwal conference at Pulwama
Pulwama, August 02 (Scoop News)-A Gujjar and Bakerwal conference was organized at Town Hall here today. Minister for CA&PD, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali and Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu addressed the conference. Speaking on the occasion, Choudhary Zulfkar said that development of Gujjar and Bakerwal community alongwith other weaker sections of the society is the priority concern of the government and present dispensation led by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is striving hard for their holistic development and socio-economic upliftment. He said the schemes aided by the Central Governm...

Haq, Kohli, Asiya pays obeisance at Darbar-e-Aliya Younisia
Pray for prosperity and development of JK
Kupwara, August 02 (Scoop News)-Minister for Rural Development, Abdul Haq, Minister for Transport, Abdul Gani Kohli and Minister of State for Health and Social Welfare, Ms Asiya Naqash today visited Kupwara and paid obeisance at Darbar-e-Aliya Younisia and participated in the congregation ceremony. The Ministers prayed for the prosperity and development of the State besides well being of the people and improvement in the weather. During the congregation religious scholars threw light on the Islamic ideology and teachings of Islam. The speakers also underscored the importance of Islamic te...

JK CM shocked over demise of Imam Dargah Mufti Bashir A. Farooqui
Describes him as great Islamic scholar, embodiment of spirituality
Srinagar, August 02 (Scoop News)J&K Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has expressed deep shock and grief over the sad demise of Mufti Bashir Ahmad Farooqui, Imam Dargah, Asar-e-Sharief, Hazratbal. Mufti Bashir A. Farooqui breathed his last after suffering a cardiac arrest, here today. In his condolence message, the Chief Minister described late Mufti Bashir A. Farooqui as a great Islamic scholar who was an embodiment of spirituality, “His passing away has left behind a big void which will be difficult to fill,” he said. Mufti Sayeed expressed heart-felt sympathy with the family of the late Islamic scholar and prayed for place in jannah for the departed soul. In recogniti...

Don’t destroy public property: YFN Chief
Jammu, August 02 (Scoop News)- Youth for Nation’s National President Nimrandeep Singh appealed public to participate into the ongoing protest for “AIIMS for Jammu”. In a statement Singh said protests are part of the democratic process. They enhance and strengthen our democracy. But , we don’t have to developed a culture of violent and destructive protests. These kinds of protests are anti-progressive because they destroy our own facilities. He Said , how does burning/destroying a vehicles, police station , library , business showrooms ,Shopping Malls, shops down benefit a communit...

Congress leaders highlight discrimination with Jammu on AIIMS issue
take a dig on expelled party leaders
Jammu, August 2, (Scoop News)-Taking a dig at some disgruntled elements, several Congress leaders Sunday said the need of the hour is to play a responsible role to unite, not divisive role to disunite. They also said that the present generation of Jammu and Kashmir wants its basic issues of employment, development and opportunities addressed. “Every day when we read the newspapers, we find many stories written on ' the split within Congress party ' but we want to ask the media that where is the group? The Congress party in Jammu and Kashmir is one,” they asserted. In a joint statement issued in the winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir which included Usman Majid (MLA),Gulzar Ahmed W...

Mufti must break silence on government’s development policies: Poswal
Kupwara,ugust 02 (Scoop News)- Ishfaq-ur-Rehman Poswal BJP leader and national executive member ST Morcha on Sunday said that chief minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed should come forward and make public the BJP-PDP government’s status on funds for public works as people were mistaken that Narendra Modi led BJP government in Delhi was meting-out a step-motherly treatment to the state. The BJP leader also asked Mufti Sayeed to break silence and respond to the recent anti-BJP statement’s by senior PDP leaders including Tariq Hamid Karra and Muzzafar Hussian Beig. Poswal was talking to media persons in Kupwara after conclusion of his four days tour to bordering Karnah constituency in connecti...

Div Com reviews ongoing construction work of Jahangir Chowk-Ram Bagh flyover
Stresses for immediate removal of bottlenecks
Srinagar, August 01 (Scoop News)-In view of streamlining traffic management in Srinagar City, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon convened a high level meeting of Engineers of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) and other allied officers here today and took stock of ongoing construction work on flyover from Jahangir Chowk to Ram Bagh. The Divisional Commissioner directed the concerned authorities for immediate removal of all bottlenecks and ensure demolition of structures which have been identified by the ERA. While reviewing the progress of on...

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