Wednesday, November 26, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
70% polling in 1st phase in J&K: Narula
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- Around 70% electorate cast their vote in today’s polling for the 1st phase of the Assembly Elections across 15 constituencies spread in 7 districts of the State. Disclosing this at a press conference here today the Chief Electoral Officer, Umang Narula said 77% votes were cast in 9-Gurez, 70% in 10-Bandipora, 80% in 11-Sonawari, 76% in 16-Kangan, 53 % in 17-Ganderbal, 75.6% in 47-Nobra, 66% in 48-Leh, 60% in 49-Kargil, 71% in 50-Zanskar, 68.83% in 51-Kishtwar, 72.54% in 52-Inderwal, 79% in 53-Doda, 70% in 54-Bhaderwah, 68% in 55-Ramban (SC) and 70% in 56-Banihal. He said the polling percentage may increase as details are awaited from some remote areas. Narula maintained that the polling was held in a peaceful atmosphere and no untoward incident was reported from any part of the constituency and in order to ensure t...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
31 candidates in fray for 4 constituencies of Pulwama districts
for 3rd Phase of Polling in J&K
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)-According to Returning officers of 31-Tral Assembly Constituency, 32–Pampore Assembly Constituency, 33-Pulwama Assembly Constituency and 34-Rajpora Assembly Constituency, on the last day of withdrawal of the nominations, in all 31 candidates remained in fray in four constituencies of the Pulwama district for which the polling is scheduled to be held on December 9th, 2014 under 3rd phase of Assembly Elections in the State. In 31-Tral Assembly Constituency, 7 candidates, Avtar Singh (BJP), Gh. Mohammad Mir (INC), Krishan Singh (JKNPP), Mohammad Ashraf ...

Voting begins for 1st phase of J&K Assembly Elections
Srinagar/Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- Voting for the first phase of J&K Assembly Elections 2014 has started in 15 constituencies spread across 7 districts with enthusiastic voters seen casting their precious vote to decide the fate of 123 candidates in fray. According to the initial reports first hour of polling has seen people coming in increasing numbers to cast their votes. Polling stations in different constituencies have witnessed people of different ages and gender casting their votes. Polling begins in Kishtwar, Inderwal, Doda, Bhaderwah, Ramban and Banihal (in Jammu divi...

107 candidates in fray for 12 constituencies of Baramulla, Budgam districts
Jammu, November 24, (Scoop News)-Today on the last day of withdrawal of the nominations under 3rd phase of Assembly Elections in the State, for which polling is scheduled to be held on December 9th, 107 candidates remained in fray in 12 constituencies of the district Budgam and Baramulla. In 6- Uri Assembly Constituency, 5 candidates are in fray including Aijaz Ali Khan (PDP), Taj Mohi-ud-Din (INC), Mohammad Shafi (JKNC), Mushtaq Ahmad Mir (BJP) and Waseem Raja (J&K Kissan Mazdoor Party). In 7- Rafiabad Assembly Constituency, 12 candidates are in fray including, Javaid Ahmad Dar...

Div Com reviews Udhampur Election preparations
Udhampur, November 24, (Scoop News)-For the smooth conduct of Assembly Election 2014, the election preparedness meeting was reviewed by Divisional Commissioner Shantmanu at DC office complex here today. He was accompanied by IGP, Jammu Rajesh Kumar. The threadbare discussions were held on Security Plan, deployment of zonal/ sectoral officers and polling parties, transport plan, number of Model Polling Stations, strong rooms security , preparation of EVMs, BMF status at polling station, arrangements of vehicles for Zonal Magistrates and sectoral Magistrates, dispatch centre & recei...

 
 Ladakh News
120 poll parties dispatched in Leh
Leh, November 23, (Scoop News)-All 63 polling parties of Nubra Assembly segment, 38 polling parties of Nyoma and 19 polling parties of Durbok Sub-Divisions of Leh Assembly segment along with the election materials dispatched for their respective destinations today. Polling staffs along with election materials for polling stations Fotoksar, Dipling, Lingshet and Sskumpata, Yulchung, Nyraks too were airlifted today. The polling parties were accompanied by respective Zonal / Sectoral magistrates and Zonal/ Sectoral officers. The Returning Officer/ AC Rev, Leh Ghulam Ahmed was personally supervising the collection/ distribution process of election materials/ EVM...

NHM organizes two days ‘Orientation-cum-Dissemination workshop on Maternal & Child Health Guidelines’
Leh,November 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Medical Officer Leh today started a two days ‘Orientation-cum-Dissemination workshop on Maternal & Child Health Guidelines’ organised by National Health Mission (NHM), Jammu & Kashmir. Dr Saleem Ur Rehman Director Health Services Kashmir and Dr Yashpal Sharma Mission Director National Health Mission J&K presided over the workshop. Speaking on the occasion Dr Saleem Ur Rehman talked about the success of this scheme which had robbed in stakeholders like W.H.O. and others indicating its improvement in last 4 to 5 years which further prove that this sche...

Empowerment of Ladakh through HDCs shining example of PDP’s Self-Rule: Mehbooba
Promises making Nobra a model constituency
Srinagar,November 21, (Scoop News)- Promising to make Nobra a model constituency, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti has said empowerment of the Ladakh region through Hill Development Councils of Leh and Kargil districts is a shining example of her party’s devolution of power and governance to the common people. Mehbooba who completed two day tour of the northern most constituency of the country addressed well attended meetings throughout the mountainous locked valley, which is approachable only through the 180350 feet Khardungla pass, the world’s highest motorable p...

Tributes being paid to martyrs of Rezang La battle on LAC in Ladakh
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)- Chushul is synonymous with the Battle of Rezang La fought during the War of 1962 where troops of 13 KUMAON led by Major Shaitan Singh, Param Veer Chakra (PVC), fought wave after wave of Chinese troops. History was created as the battle of Rezang La is one of the few battles in the world which was fought till the last breath in defence of the Motherland. Continuing with the tradition of honouring our War Heroes, Chushul Brigade of The Trishul Division commemorated the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La over a period of three days from 16 to 18 ...

Chushul Brigade commemorates the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La
Leh, November 18, (Scoop News)- Chushul is synonymous with the Battle of Rezang La fought during the War of 1962 where troops of 13 KUMAON led by Major Shaitan Singh, Param Veer Chakra (PVC), fought wave after wave of Chinese troops. History was created as the battle of Rezang La is one of the few battles in the world which was fought till the last breath in defence of the Motherland. Continuing with the tradition of honouring our War Heroes, Chushul Brigade of The Trishul Division commemorated the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La over a period of three days from 16 to 18 Novembe...

Randomization of EVMs done at Leh
Leh,November 15, (Scoop News)-The 2nd and final randomization of Election Voting Machines (EVMs) of 48- Leh and 47-Nubra Constituencies was held in National Informatics Centre, Leh today. The randomization took place in presence of the General Observer for 48-Leh Assembly Constituency, Adesh Titarmare and District Election Officer Leh Simrandeep Singh. The list of ballot units and control units allotted to various polling stations was set up for 47- Nubra and 48 –Leh Assembly segments. The observer emphasized that the list of EVMs may be distributed among political parties and Independent candidates. He directed that the EVMs shall be allotted to specific polling...

We will liberate Ladakh from mentality of siege: Mufti
JK poised for political, economic transformation: Beigh
Kargil, November 15, (Scoop News)- Resolving to liberate the mountain locked regions of J&K from the state of siege, PDP Patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that places like Kargil and Leh would be brought into the economic and development mainstream. Addressing large public meetings at Kargil and Drass, Mufti said the tremendous potential of these areas will be harnessed for the benefit of residents by improving connectivity and addressing political urges and socio-economic needs. Accompanied by senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Beigh and Moulvi Imran Raza Ans...

One-Way traffic on Sonamarg-Drass road from November 13
Jammu, November 12, (Scoop News)-According to a statement from IG, Traffic, in order to overcome slip and jamming, and in order to ensure safety/security of the passengers/other road users and to ensure smooth flow of traffic, strict one way traffic (for all types of vehicles) shall be observed on Drass-Sonamarg road, on alternate days from November 13, 2014 till further orders. To begin with, all types of vehicles shall be allowed to ply from Drass side (towards Sonamarg) in a regulated manner on November 13, 2014. Similarly, on the following day (i.e. November 14, 2014) all types of vehicles shall be allowed to ply from Sonamag side (towards Drass) in a regulated manner. The s...

 
 Debate
The Visoka's Curse!
" The mythological curse seems to have stuck to Kashmiris over the ages"
By M. Ashraf Sajjad Lone seems to be nearing his "Achievable Nationhood" after forgetting the unachievable part! From the vision of an independent sovereign Kashmir to dreaming to be the Chief Minister of the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir is a journey full of struggle and turmoil. Most of the so called Kashmiri leaders in recent times have travelled on this journey. The only certain thing in Kashmir otherwise plagued by uncertainty is the changing stance of people from all walks of life especially the politicians. They change their ideology, convictions and stances like chan...

“Paradise Lost”
By B L Saraf The enchanting physical and spiritual ambience of Kashmir may have stoked the poetic sense of Emperor , Jehangir to describe it thus: “ If ever there is Paradise on the earth , it is here .” The concept remained within the Royal confines for a long period , till the ingenuity of the Kashmir trader and the government promoted the “ Paradise on Earth “ to the hilt for the economic purposes . However , alongside, the Paradise had to contend with a covetous eye of a neighbour across the LOC who , nefa...

Return and Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits
Prof. A.N. Sadhu Return of displaced persons has been talked of since the very exodus that took place 25 years ago. The entire community of KPs was forced out of their homes and hearth for no fault of theirs or perhaps, for the only fault thatthey are Indians to the core of their heart and shall remain as such for ever. All that has been witnessed during the period that has gone by, tells a story of apathy, indifference and casual approach of the state and the Central Governments towards their return and rehabilitation. Flavoury statements that KPs are an integral part of the V...

Back to the Valley
By Sandeep Raina For 24 years, I fed on memories of a place and a people gone bad. A valley that had turned ugly, where blood was shed at the slightest excuse and where humanity had lost its way. I kept away from it. I was afraid, for myself and for my own. This summer, when we told our three children, who have been raised in London that we were going to Kashmir for a holiday, they were mentally geared up for the images on TV and the stories that had gone around in the families. I was prepared for worse. I had actually seen it crumble in 1989. I had first-hand experience of th...

My Vote --- to whom and why?
By B L Saraf Folks , state election is coming . With it comes a breeze which ,some believe in the fond hope , will overcome the stench emitted by the human bodies and animal carcasses , littered over the state due to the September floods . Will it enliven sagging spirits of the sufferers and salvage a bit of life for them is to be seen ; but certainly we do spot migratory birds and six year long hibernated animals of the political genre , flexing wings to sail through the turbulent ele...

A Pariah State and its Terror Army
Brig Anil Gupta Pakistan is a complex nation with several centres of power – the Army, the ISI, the extremists, the religious groups and the beleaguered civilian establishment. From a “failed state” it is soon becoming a “pariah state.” One thing is certain that there has been a “silent coup” in the country wherein Nawaz Sharif has been overpowered by his name sake Chief of the Army Staff. The former has not only been tamed but been made a lame-duck prime minister. The Army is calling the shots, it is writing the script, it is dictating terms and the civilian government is merely...

At It As Usual
By B L Saraf The destruction brought by the September floods in the Valley was so swift and humongous that people could do nothing except stand dumb witness to it and suffer the consequences . Some parts in Jammu province , too, could not escape the fury .The floods swept away hundreds of lives , assets built over ages , carrier hopes and marital fortunes of so many . Thanks to the timely intervention by the Army and Para military forces and the relief efforts of the Central government the scale of damage was contained . But , the unfolding after effects of the tragedy , as days g...

A renewed U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century
By Narendra Modi and Barack Obama Narendra Modi is Prime Minister of India. Barack Obama is President of the United States. As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have each shaped the positive trajectory of human history, and through our joint efforts, our natural and unique partnership can help shape international security and peace for years to come. Ties between the United States and India are rooted in the shared desire of our citizens for justice and e...

 Jammu News
PDP has proved how to bring accountability, transparency in governance: Mufti
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- Reiterating his resolve to institutionalize transparency and accountability in the governance, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that in its tenure of just three years PDP had proved how to deliver a good, effective and corruption free governance to the people. He said that PDP had shown the way for strengthening democratic and constitutional institutions in the State by initiating various revolutionary steps during its short span in the power. “With just 16 MLAs in its kitty, PDP had scripted a new chapter of pe...

Development to remain hallmark of Nagrota: Rana
Nagrota,November 25, (Scoop News)- Saying that development is core of his agenda for Nagrota Assembly Constituency, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Tuesday said National Conference is committed to sustaining peace and carrying forward the mission of progress in Jammu and Kashmir. “We have embarked upon chosen path of transforming Nagrota as Nava Jammu, a satellite township with all modern facilities and this odyssey will gain momentum in the years to come”, Mr Rana, who is NC candidate for the constituency, said while addressing various election meetings in Panchayat Badsoo an...

NC thanks voters for reposing faith in party candidates during Ist phase
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Tuesday expressed gratitude to the people the erstwhile Doda district for participating in huge numbers in the first phase of elections to Legislative Assembly and reposing their faith in National Conference. “The reports emanating from the ground zero indicate that National Conference will increase its tally in the erstwhile Doda district exponentially, which encourages us to look for better results during the remaining phases”, the senior party leaders said in a joint statement. The NC leaders lauded the political sagacity of voters for their preference for National Conference and assured that the party will come up to their expe...

2068 Poll personnel undergo training at Reasi
Reasi, November 25, (Scoop News)- The District Election Officer Shabir Ahmad Bhatt on Tuesday organized training camp for poll personnel. The training was not only about handling the electronic voting machine and control unit but also about poll preparedness. The training was held at different venues which included Govt Degree College Reasi, Conference hall of mini secretariat Reasi, Govt Boys High Secondary School Reasi and Higher Secondary School Gool. Polling personnel were provided hands on training about the operations of working of the electronic voting machines, the data ...

BJP clear its stand on Article 370 and DPs POJK settlement package: Sham
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- Alleged BJP and its leadership for creation of un-certain environment in militancy affected state, Sr. Congress leader and Minister for PHE, I&FC blamed them to pursue their sinister and nefarious divisive political designs, Mr. Sharma in his election rallies/meetings addresses stated people of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh shall PACK UP their luggage and baggage when assembly polls results out rightly rejected them for DOUBLE SPEAKS. Sham Lal Sharma questioned the BJP political morality ask them, how people may believe and trust such forces who behave...

Parliamentary Committee Reviews Jan Aushadhi Scheme
Jammu ,November 25, (Scoop News)- In a significant development to boost the Jan Aushadhi Scheme at all India level, the General Secretary, Indian Red Cross Society, Ms. Roma Wani was recently invited by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers to the Parliament House for exchange of ideas to make Jan Aushadhi Scheme successful in the country. Pertinently, Indian Red Cross Society, J&K State Branch is the implementation partner of the Jan Aushadhi Scheme in J&K State. From the time Ms. Wani took over as General Secretary, IRCS-J&K in March 2013, the Jan Aushadhi has gathered great momentum in the State and the same was recognized and appreciated by the Parliamen...

S.O.S. would not allow GoI to befool displaced community anymore:Chuni
Nowshera (Rajouri),November 24,(Scoop News)-Exhorting upon the displaced people to put a united face in the Assembly elections, the S. O. S. International Chairman Rajiv Chuni has appealed the PoK refugees to teach a lesson to Bhartiya Janta Party for its double speak on permanent settlement of the community. Addressing today core committee members of Nowshera Assembly Constituency of S. O. S. International assembled at Thakur Dwara, Nowshera in Rajouri district, Mr. Chuni asked the members to spread our this message to the displaced community to not to commit for their vote to any indi...

Nagrota craves for vibrant, effective representation: Rana
Prominent BJP leader Jagdish Kumar Khajuria, associates join NC
Nagrota,November 24, (Scoop News)- Vowing to represent the genuine aspirations of Nagrota in every forum, National Conference candidate for the constituency Devender Singh Rana on Monday said the injustice meted out to the area due to lack of genuine representation will be undone by highlighting various issues and pursuing the agenda of inclusive development. “We have chalked out an agenda for Nagrota, which will be accomplished within specific time frame”, Mr Rana said while addressing an election meeting at Surinsar. The occasion was marked by the joining of Jagdish Kumar Khajuria, a pr...

 
 Kashmir News
FCO inspects poultry shops
Seizes flood affected food articles
Srinagar, November 25, (Scoop News)-A team of Food Safety Officers of Drugs and Food Control Organization (FCO) under the supervision of Assistant Commissioner, Food Safety Srinagar inspected various areas of Srinagar. During the course of inspection, two Poultry shops M/S Pattoo Poultry and M/S Bhat Poultry at Koker Bazar, Srinagar were found selling/slaughtering the poultry birds in total unhygienic condition. and the sale/slaughtering of poultry birds by these shop keepers has been prohibited immediately and Station House Officer of the Maisuma Police Station has been intimated to ensure the implementation of prohibition order. The team also seized a huge quantit...

Voter turnout reflects overwhelming desire for change: Mehbooba
‘People yearn for Azadi from anarchic NC-Cong rule;
Kupwara, November 25, (Scoop News)- Expressing satisfaction over the peaceful culmination of the first phase of voting with encouraging turnout, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has said the trends emerging from today’s polling show an overwhelming desire for change with PDP clearly emerging as the foremost choice for the voters across Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. “People are participating in this election to write a new script in the State’s political history and the trend shows that they are enthusiastically voting for change,” Mehbooba said while addressing a...

Kamaal asks people to defeat communal & opportunist forces
and help to stem the rot
Srinagar ,November 25, (Scoop News)- Dr. Mustafa Kammal called upon the people to cast their vote in favour of National Conference party which is a movement and their identity .Under National Conference “Naya Kashmir” programme the state has progressed in leaps and bounds .On the path of secularism , socialism and Democracy From impoverished people in 1947 . In the twenty fourth day of his elections campaign Dr. Kammal addressed public meetings at Goigam, Pinjoora,Barzalla , utikoo, Shiekhpora, Tarhamia and Hewing in Gulmarg constituency today. In these meetings he said The people are...

City police arrests 7 shopkeepers
for using domestic LPG for commercial purposes
Srinagar, November 25, (Scoop News)- City police booked 7 shopkeepers for using domestic LPG gas for commercial purposes in their shops. Police Station Karan Nagar in a special drive booked 07 shopkeepers for using domestic LPG gas for commercial purposes. The offenders Mushtaq Ahmad Khan resident of Chattabal, Mohammad Shahnawaz resident of Bejnoor, U.P, Mohammad Shafi Beigh resident of Tangmarg, Rouf Ahmad Banday resident of Soura, Irfan Ahmad Bakshi, Muzaffar Ahmad Khan and Rafiq Ahmad Bhat residents of Shah Mohalla Nawab Bazar have been arrested and cases FIR’s 49,50,51,52,53,54,55/2014 under section 3/7 EC act have been registered against them. ...

1 died, 6 injured in road accidents
Domestic help found dead in Srinagar
Srinagar, November 25, (Scoop News)- One person died while 06 others were injured in different road traffic accidents across the valley. A Wagon-R while coming from Ziyarat Baba Shukur Din towards Watlab rolled down while negotiating the curves, resulting in injuries to three persons. All the injured were shifted to Sub District Hospital, Sopore for treatment, where one of the injured Abid Hussain Lone son of Mohammad Maqbool Lone resident of Batingoo, Sopore died. The other two injured were shifted to Srinagar Hospital for further treatment. Sopore Police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a Motorcycle bearing registration number JK01K/2226 driven by Dilpazir Teedwa col...

Where was Shafi Uri during 2005 earthquake, 2014 Bela floods: Asks Taj
Challenges him to compare Uri dev during the two tenures
Uri,November 25, (Scoop News)- Reacting sharply to the statement made by Mohammad Shafi Uri regarding him, Senior Congress leader and Health Minister, Taj Mohi ud Din, who is contesting from Uri described it as a tactic to hide his incompetence. Addressing a series of public meetings in Uri constituency during his electioneering, Choudhary Taj questioned where was Mr. Shafi Uri when the whole town was almost brought down by a massive earthquake in October 2005. He said it was he with active support of Congress high command who re built the town brick by brick and continues to do so till date. The Health Minister said Mr. Shafi was also conspicuously absent when Bela, Boniyar was struck ...

NC, PDP responsible for constitutional erosion: Sajad Lone
Srinagar, November 24, (Scoop News)- People’s Conference chief Sajjad Lone Monday lashed out at Peoples’ Democratic Party over luring the voters by paying them cash in Kalaroos area of Kupwara district. While addressing a mammoth gathering at Kralpora, Kupwar he said, “On one hand these dynastic parties claim that they will leave no stone unturned to eradicate corruption, but on the other they promote corruption by paying voters to buy their votes. It is height of shamelessness.” He added. Police had arrested four workers of PDP in Kalaroos area of Kupwara district on Sunday evening when th...

Yawar want Kashmir youth to have pens in hands, not stones
calls for maximum participation of youth in elections
Srinagar, November 24, (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and party candidate for Rafiabad constituency Yawar Mir on Mondaycalled for maximum participation of youth in forthcoming assembly elections. Yawar was addressing a massive road show organized by the PDP which started from Laiser covering more than 10 villages including Dangiwacha, Zeithen and Chatoosa. The road show was not only joined by the party workers but people from all walks of life joined in and gave a warm welcome to Mir particularly at Dangiwacha. While addressing his party workers and supporters, Mir s...

 
 Other Stories
India seriously considers establishing a hotline connection between military headquarters in New Delhi and Beijing:Parrikar
New Delhi, November 25, (Scoop News Network)_Responding to various questions of lawmakers in the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of Indian Parliament), on Tuesday, the federal Defence Minister, Manohar Parrikar said it is being seriously considered to establish hotline connection between the military headquarters of India and China. He said this is as per the provisions of the Border Defence Cooperation Agreement 2013 between the two countries. The establishment of a hotline between military headquarters of India and China has been discussed at various forums with China, including during the visit of Chairman, Chiefs of Staff Committee to China in July 2014 and 7th meeting of the Working...

Joint military exercise between Indian and Chinese troops concludes
Sukhoi 30 fly past adds colour to impressive parade
Pune (Maharashtra), November 25, (Scoop News Network)_The fourth India China Joint Training Exercise Hand-in-Hand 2014 culminated on Tuesday after a Joint Tactical Exercise and a closing ceremony held at Aundh Military Camp, near here. According to a defence official, twelve days of joint training included understanding of transnational terrorism, developing interoperability and conduct of a joint tactical operation controlled by a Joint Command Post. Lt General Ashok Singh, Army Commander, Southern Command of the Indian Army and Lt General Zhou Xiaozhou, Chief of Staff, Chengdu Mi...

SVEEP progs, rallies held at Poonch
Poonch,November 25, (Scoop News)- To achieve the objectives of increasing voter awareness and turnout by educating, motivating and facilitating voters, a series of impressive Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programmes and rallies were organized under the guidance of District Election Officer M H Malik. Nodal Officer, SVEEP, Dr. Zakir Hussain along with SVEEP team including Prof. Anwar Khan, Prof. Haroon Rathore and others have been organizing SVEEP programmes and rallies in different institutions like HSS Chandak, HSS Harni, HSS Dhargloon, GDC Mendhar...

BSF School, organizes heritage tour to historic Amar Mahal Palace
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- On the concluding day of the Heritage Week, BSF School, Paloura organised a heritage tour to historic Amar Mahal Palace museum . Nearly 50 students of the school accompanied by their art teacher Chander Shekhar took part in the tour during which they were told about the importance of the heritage and the need to preserve it. The students were told about the importance of other places of heritage value like Kol Kandoli temple, Mubarak Mandi and Nadni Wildlife Sanctuary. At Amar art museum the students put the impressions of the place on the ...

Y.V. Sharma calls on Governor
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- Y.V. Sharma, President, J&K Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Indo-Pak), called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Sharma apprised the Governor about the to-date status of the LoC trade and discussed with him several important issues relating to the urgent need for the up-gradation of the existing infrastructure, introduction of banking facilities, installation of full body scanners in the Trade Facilitation Centre on both the routes, expansion in the list of trade-able items etc. to strengthen the cross–LoC trade ...

Arunima Sinha meets Governor
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)-Arunima Sinha, State Teachers’ Coordinator, Art of Living Foundation (AOLF), founded by His Holiness Shri Shri Ravi Shankarji, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Ms. Sinha briefed the Governor, who is also the Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) about the “Happiness Programme” being conducted by the AOLF for SMVDSB’s employees. She also briefed the Governor about the ongoing activities of the Foundation, particularly the Youth Leadership Training Programme for better health and personality develop...

60th NS Games under 14 Boys-Girls in Badminton concludes
CS gives away trophies, prizes
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)- 60th National School Badminton Games under 14 boys and girls, organized by the department of Youth Services and Sports under the aegis of School Games Federation of India, concluded here today. Chief Secretary, Mr Mohammad Iqbal Khandey was the chief guest, while the Director General Youth Services and Sports (YSS), Navin Aggarwal, who is Chairman of the organizing committee of 60th National School Games, was also present on the closing ceremony of the championship. The Chief Secretary congratulated all the participating teams, come from other parts of th...

Vote for improved amenities, quality life with social security: Malhotra
Jammu, November 25, (Scoop News)-Reiterating his promise to develop Jammu East assembly segment as a ‘Model Constituency’ for the entire state, Congress candidate for the ensuing assembly polls, Vikram Malhotra today said that he will carry forward the development works in the constituency and ensure that people get improved amenities and better quality life with security on all fronts. Raising the point, during his election campaign tours in the localities of Dalpatia Mohalla, Bikram Chowk and bye-lanes adjoining DC Office, Malhotra appealed the residents to vote for him and enable hi...

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