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 Top Stories of The Day
JK reports 105 new positive cases of COVID-19, 927 recovered so far
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-The Government on Sunday informed that 105 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 15 from Jammu division and 90 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 2446. Moreover, 19 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 03 from Jammu Division and 16 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 2446 positive cases, 1491 are Active Positive, 927 have recovered and 28 have died; 03 in Jammu division and 25 in Kashmir division. The Bulletin further said that out of 171045 test results available, 168599 samples have been tested as negative till May 31, 2020. Additionally, till date 172844 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance which included 38572 persons in home quarantine including facilities operated by government, 45 in Hospital Quarantine, 1491 in hospital isolation and 46419 under home surveillance. Besides, 86289 persons ha...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Lockdown: Existing guidelines to continue in J&K till June 8
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Government has decided to continue with the guidelines and instructions in-operation in the UT for lockdown measures, beyond May 31, the last day of 4.0 Lockdown, till June 8, 2020. The Chief Secretary, in his capacity as Chairperson State Executive Committee of Department of Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, has ordered that the guidelines/instructions issued vide order No. 54, 55 and 56 –JK (DMRRR) of 2020 dated 19.05.2020 & 24.05.2020 shall continue to remain valid till 08.06.2020. The Union Home Secretary in his capacity as Chairperson, NEC, vide Order No. 40-3/2020-0M-I(A) dated 30.5.2020, has issued fresh gu...

Battle against Corona is being waged in our country through collective efforts, says PM
" People have proved that the notion of service and sacrifice is not just our ideal; it is a way of life"
New Delhi, May 31 (Scoop News)-Addressing the 12th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi said that battle against Corona is being fiercely waged in the country through collective efforts. He urged people to be more alert and careful in the midst of the COVID pandemic even as a major segment of the economy has been opened up. The Prime Minister said, train services have resumed including the Shramik Special trains and special trains with adequate precautionary measures. He added that flight services have resumed and industry too is returning to normalcy. ...

JK reports 177 new positive cases of COVID-19, 908 recovered so far
Smokers are at higher risk of COVID-19; smoking facilitate infection transmission
Jammu, May 30 (Scoop News)-The Government on Saturday informed that 177 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 52 from Jammu division and 125 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 2341. Moreover, 33 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals, 16 from Jammu Division and 17 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Coronavirus (Covid-19), out of 2341 positive cases, 1405 are Active Positive, 908 have recovered and 28 have died; 03 in Jamm...

Core Group meets to strategise Kashmir security
Srinagar, May 30 (Scoop News)-In the backdrop of the prevailing situation in Jammu & Kashmir, the General Officer Commanding, Chinar Corps, Lt Gen BS Raju and Director General of Police Jammu & Kashmir, Shri Dilbag Singh, co-chaired a meeting of the Core Group consisting of top officials of Civil Administration, Intelligence Agencies and Security Forces at Srinagar. The meeting was to review the security situation and ensure readiness to meet anticipated security challenges. The core group focussed on the need for high level of synergy amongst all the agencies in addres...

 
 Ladakh News
Chairman DDMA/Dist Magistrate Leh orders ‘extension reg relaxations amid lockdown’
Leh, May 31 (Scoop News)- Chairman District Disaster Management/ District Magistrate Leh Sachin Kumar Vaishya issues an order regarding extension regarding relaxations amid lockdown. The order reads that in continuation to the office order No. DCL/PS/COVID-19/00/2020-623 Dated18.05.2020 and in the exercise of the power conferred upon him under section 144 CrPC, National Disaster Management Act, 2005, Epidemic Act, Essential Commodities Act, the DM hereby order for ‘Continuation of the said order till 7th June 2020’. However, restriction on the Non-essential Services shall remain in force from 9:00 PM to 5:00 AM, further reads the order. ...

Dist Admin Leh steps up surveillance; over 52 fined for violating lockdown norms
Leh, May 31 (Scoop News)- In order to ensure strict adherence to the lockdown directives issued by the UT/District Administration from time to time to contain the spread of COVID19, a joint operation by a team of District Administration & Police officers headed by Additional District Magistrate Leh Dr Zahida Bano conducted extensive checking of the vulnerable areas of Leh town and its neighbouring areas. Tehsildar Leh Gurmet Namgyal, Station House Officer Police Station Leh Inspector Sonam Angchuk, Officer In-charge PP Choglamsar SI James Dechen, and Officer In-charge PP Housing Colony ...

Three tests positive for COVID-19 in Ladakh; four discharged
Leh,May 31 (Scoop News)- As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Service Ladakh today, three cases were tested positive for COVID-19 with two of Leh and one of Kargil district. A total of twenty-five samples were tested in COVID-19 Laboratory at Chuchot Yokma yesterday and out of these 13 samples was of Leh district and 12 samples were of Kargil district. While four COVID-19 cases of Kargil district were cured and discharged from COVID-19 hospital and were sent for home quarantine. With this, Ladakh now has 30 active cases with 7 in Leh and 23 active cases in Kargil district. The media bulletin further reports that first normal delivery was conducted at d...

Condition of all COVID-19 patients stable
Leh, May 30 (Scoop News)-The condition of all the thirty-one active cases of Covid-19 patients of UT Ladakh (five of Leh district and twenty-six of Kargil district) is stable. The media bulletin further reports that the Block Medical Officer Kargil along with Magistrate visited Karkitchoo and Gramthang/Minjee villages yesterday, to mark containment area and buffer zone. The Block Medical Officer Shargole and Sankoo along with Magistrates visited Shukchik Lotsum and Trespone villages respectively to mark containment area and buffer zones. A total of 68 passengers were screened at Khaltsi Check Post yesterday. They had come to Leh in private vehicles. Leh bound 95 passen...

UT Ladakh employees contribute their salaries to raise Rs two crore seventy-six lakhs for PM-CARES
Leh,May 30 (Scoop News)-The employees of Union Territory of Ladakh have contributed their one-day salary amounting to Rs. 2,76,07,091/- (Rupees Two crore seventy-six lakhs seven thousand & ninety one only) into PM CARES account to fight against COVID-19. ...

1st Project Steering Committee meet for SECURE Himalaya in Ladakh held
Leh, May 29 (Scoop News)-Commissioner/Secretary Forest, Ecology & Environment Department, UT Ladakh Rigzin Samphel who is also the Chairman of the project SECURE Himalaya chaired the first meeting with the members of Ladakh Project Steering Committee here today. The project of SECURE Himalaya is implemented by Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change in association with UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) funded by Global Environment Facility. The meeting deliberated on finalising annual work plan 2020-21of SECURE (Securing Livelihoods, Conservation, Sustainabl...

DC Leh Sachin chairs dept. officers meet
instructs for normal working mode
Leh, May 28 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner /Chief Executive Officer, LAHDC, Leh-Ladakh Sachin Kumar held a meeting with all the head of the departments of the district through video conferencing. Additional Deputy Commissioner Leh Dr Zahida Bano was also present. DC Leh Sachin gave instructions to all the HODs to get back to normal working mode with full attendance of staff stringently following the mandatory precautions to prevent the spread of Covid-19. Considering the limited working season and other constraints in the wake of the ongoing pandemic, DC Leh Sachin gave instructions t...

Eleven COVID-19 patients’ condition stable
Leh, May 28 (Scoop News)- The condition of all the eleven active cases of Covid-19 patients is stable. The Health Department Leh received 228 sample reports yesterday, out of these, 146 samples reports were of Leh district and 82 reports of Kargil district. All the reports are negative for Covid-19. Today, 413 samples were sent to NCDC New Delhi for testing. Out of these 216 samples are of Leh district and 197 samples are of Kargil district. The media bulletin further reports that the Chief Medical Officer Kargil conducted training on RT-PRC through zoom video conferencing for the concerned staff of various sample collection centres of the district. A total of 54 passengers were...

 
 Debate
Domicile Certificate Rules and The Fresh Migrant Registration
B L Saraf In order to operationalize The Jammu and Kashmir ( Adaptation of State laws ) Second Order 2020 dated 3rd April , so for as it provides for the Domicile Category in the J &K Civil Service (Decentralization and Recruitment ) Act 2020 - Shortly Act 2010 , the Government has notified J &K Domicile Certificate (Procedure ) Rules 2010 , vide SO NO 166 of 18TH May 2020 ( NO 166 shortly ) . We are given to understand that domicile law has come into being for the protection of interests of the locals , so far as they relate to public employment and agricultural holdings . The fear was expressed in view of the Constitutional d...

Deemed Domicile Certificate: Avoid ‘Demonetisation Pain’
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Last week, J&K Domicile Rules have notified procedure for obtaining Domicile Certificate by different categories of ‘State Subjects’ and ‘Non- State Subjects’, documents required and the competent authority to issue these. The Rules have been formulated in 48 days after amendment in The Jammu & Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralization and Recruitment) Act, 2010 through J& K Reorganisation (Adaption of State Laws) Order, 2020 by the MHA. The amendment actually replaces the decades old Permanent Resident Certificate (PRC) with a new Domicile Certificate (DC) for recruitment in UT’s civil services besides defining the ‘Domicile’. Initially, the posts up to Level-4 (S...

Tale Of Three “Ds”- “ Durbar Move “ “Delimitation “and “ Domicile “
B L Saraf These days alphabets “ C “ and “D “ constantly hit the mind . Former for the health devastation it has caused and the latter for denoting terminologies that pervade current discourse . The subject experts tell us that we have to live with the Corona virus . As such the debate on ‘ C ‘ of the COVID -19 stands settled in favor of the Virus -with the saving grace that some adjustments made in the life style may allow our ‘ harmonious ‘ living with the demon . Alphabet “D “ lends sonority to the words like “Delimitation “ , “Domicile “ and “Durbar Move ” . Here is the samp...

Will Modi prove Mookerjee wrong on PoK?
K B Jandial Contrary to the popular perception, BJP’s ‘deity’ and its founder, Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee had not resigned from Pt Jawaharlal Nehru’s Cabinet over the unwarranted constitutional concessions to Sheikh Abdullah in Kashmir but on Nehru-Liaquat Pact of 1950 that dealt with minorities in India & Pakistan. Be it that, Mookerjee became “martyr” in pursuit of his crusade against J&K’s special status as manifested in Article 370 that was “abrogated” by Modi Govt. last year. Interestingly, he started his political career as a Congressman but soon he shifted to Hindu Mahasabha and since then he was Congress’ pariah. Mahatma Gandhi, who saw in him a great potenti...

COVID 19 in India- Be Careful, not fearful
Ashok Bhan In the midst of a worldwide alarm caused by the high infection rate and mortality by the pandemic, a brochure titled “COVID 19- Be careful, not fearful” issued by the New Delhi based AIIMS is very reassuring and conveys a clear and strong message. There is no substitute to taking precautions for own safety but there is no cause to be fearful. We must not, therefore, panic because COVID 19 may not be the same venomous monster in every part of the globe. The virulence of COVID 19 in different geographical regions and its impact on different societies has varied. Therefore, predictions based on mathematical models and trajectories of infections and dea...

Why not separate CAT Bench for J&K?
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Sometime it appears that the Central Govt has a penchant for controversies in J&K, especially after “abrogation” of Article 370 for which Jammu jubilantly stood bythis bold decision facilitating full integration with rest of the country. While it still overwhelmingly stands by it, a feeling does come after facing heat of slew of actions contributing to Jammu’s further disempowerments, was this what we asked for? Brushing aside Jammu’s statehood demand, undivided India’s one of the biggest princely States created by the valiant Dogra rulers,was regrettablyslicedto two UTs, maintainingJammu’s umbilical cord with Kashmir and thereby, politically disempowered the...

Writing-off NPA: help economy or face-lift Banks?
K B Jandial While Indian banks are among the worst in the world in respect of NPA, recent disclosure of ‘writing-off’ outstanding loans of Rs 68,607 crore of 50 willful defaulters created a storm in the cup, thanks to COVID-19 crisis which overrides all other news nowadays. This disquieting information received by a RTI activist from RBI shocked people at the time when Modi Govt is endeavoring to mop up resources to combat the pandemic coronavirus. More so, it is also because of the names of the notorious financial fugitives likeNirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and Vijay Mallya who, the Congress alleged, are closer to the PM.Nirav Modi & his uncle are involved in Rs.11, 000 crore P...

Covid Effects: Is Financial Emergency on cards?
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Despite denial of Union Finance Minister and strong rebuttal by the PIB, the social media continued with a narrative that the financial emergency in India is not ruled out, another first of Modi Govt if ever it is imposed. It started with a tweet of Subramanian Swami on 21stMarch, 2020- “Is declaration of financial emergency becoming inevitable? Govt must put doubts to rest”- followed by an article, 'Narendra Modi Likely to Declare Financial Emergency in India’ by a young entrepreneur, Nitin Naresh in a little known magazine “Inventiva” which created a storm. His piece prophesied that the President may declare a state of financial emergency which went viral ...

 Jammu News
Domestic Flights operation; Day 7
16 flights with 1695 passengers land at Jammu, Srinagar Airports
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-On Day 7 of resumption of operation of domestic flights in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, 16 flights with 1695 passengers on board today arrived at Jammu and Srinagar Airports. A total of 341 passengers aboard 6 regular commercial flights arrived at the Jammu Airport while 10 flights including 2 Air India International flights with about 1354 passengers on board landed at Srinagar Airport today. After arrival, all the passengers were tested for the COVID-19 virus and transported to their destinations at both the airports amid strict observance of all necessary preventive protocols. The Government has made elaborate arrangements for the arrival, scr...

Ramban administration provides financial assistance, ration to needy
Ramban, May 31 (Scoop News)-District administration Ramban has adapted service delivery a new welfare module to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic besides implementing a substantive relief package announced by the government under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana (PMGKY) and National Food Security Act (NFSA) to ensure food for all, especially during lockdown. It was informed that in the district total 289497 souls of 70500 ration card holder families under different categories including 5371 AAY, 16224 BPL, 22699 PHH, 25729 NPHH and 477 EX have been taking benefit from various schemes. Amidst the different challenges Department of Food Civil Supplies & Consumers Affairs (FCS&CA)...

District administration Rajouri accelerates fight against COVID-19
Government institutions to be converted to CCC soon
Rajouri,May 31 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh along with a team of the officers of the district administration on Sunday paid a visit to Gujjar and Bakerwal Hostel Mehra which is to be converted to COVID Care Centres to ensure the effective management of COVID19 in the district. During his visit to Gujjar and Bakerwal Hostel Mehra, the Deputy Commissioner urged upon the concerned officers to put in place all the logistics arrangements in terms of uninterrupted water and power supply, food and other essentials for the convenience of the persons to be brought in the centre. He also asked for scientific disposal of biomedical waste generated during treatment, ...

J&K Govt’s Covid -19 management lauded Jammu based MNC staffer shares his inspiring Quarantine experience on his return
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-Stranded for last two and half month in Noida amid Covid 19 lockdown, a Jammu resident working in a US based MNC showered high praise on J&K government for being highly receptive on his arrival at Jammu Airport and providing him best Quarantine facility. The man, Gutam Kumar Gupta, shared entire inspiring experience on twitter with minutest details after narrating the long ordeals, he faced during his stay in Nodia amid lockdown. A string of posts on the social media platform, twitter, were received very well by his followers. The experience shared by Gupta about highly professional management of Covid -19 by J&K Govt was widely acclaimed by the net...

Govt evacuates 102,972 stranded JK residents; 72,589 via Lakhanpur
30,383 through COVID special trains
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 102,972 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 administrations of Jammu and Kashmir districts have received 38 COVID special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 30,383 stranded passengers while about 72,589 persons have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date. Therefore, a total of about 102,9...

SOPs must be followed by All, Cancel Durbar Move: Brig Gupta
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-The news of a senior IAS officer testing corona positive on return from Srinagar is not only demoralising for the others but also raises a finger of doubt on the administration as far as adherence by senior officers to SOPs and guidelines issued by it is concerned stated Brig Veteran Anil Gupta, Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party. While the administration is sparing no effort to effectively manage the deadly pandemic in the UT, there is growing concern among the public about certain arbitrary decisions taken by the officials and non-adherence to the official guidelines by them. In the instant case, restriction regarding intra-state travel to designated re...

AIKS to observe Abhinavgupta Jayanti on 2nd June
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-Acharya Abhinavgupta is the fountainhead of the Kashmir Shaiva Darshana. He is accepted with bringing in before the entire humankind the joy of the Shaiva Shastras, whose root is in Kashmir-the home of Shiva and Shakti. Mahamaheshwaracharaya Abhinavagupta’s wisdom transcends the barriers of definite geographic bounds or philosophical shifts. It has influence not solely for the Shaiva Sadaks but for the full Bharata. Shaiva doctrine propounded by him right from the moment of the revelations of the Shaiva Sutras till its institutionalization in philosophy and ritual practice of Tantra, establishes Kashmir as the nucleus of the Sanskrit Bharata. Mahamaheshwaracha...

Provide Immediate Cash Transfers & Free Rations: Left Parties
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-The Communist Party of India (Marxist), the Communist Party of India, Communist Party of India (Marxist-Leninist), the Revolutionary Socialist Party and the All India Forward Bloc have issued the following statement: The GDP growth rate data for 2019-20, released yesterday coinciding with the completion of the first year of the Modi 2.0 Government resoundingly vindicates what the Left parties have been saying regarding the destruction of our economy and the imposition of unprecedented burdens on the vast majority of our people. On top of this ruination of people’s lives has come the scourge of the Covid pandemic and the kneejerk response of the government. Th...

 
 Kashmir News
DC Bandipora inspects quarantine centres in Bandipora, Sumbal
reviews pandemic situation Interacts with frontline workers, traders, civil society members
Bandipora, May 31 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora Ravinder Kumar on Sunday visited various quarantine centres in Bandipora district to inspect the facilities made available for the people quarantined, interacted with different sections of the society and also inspected the restrictions put in place in the district. The Deputy Commissioner visited Goverment Degree College Patushai, Sub District Hospital Sumbal, COVID-19 Wellness Centre at Hajin and interacted with people quarantined in these centres. He also interacted with the nodal officers and discussed matters surrounding operation and management of their respective centres. During his interaction with people undergoin...

DDC Anantnag reviews works and farming activities
Anantnag,May 31 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner (DDC), Mr. Kuldeep Kishan Sidha today convened a meeting of engineers of Irrigation, PHE, R&B, PMGSY, Rural Development Dept. and other key sectors at Dakbanglow, Anantnag. The DDC on the occasion stressed upon the engineers to facilitate the farming activities and MGNREGA works to ensure employment to labourers and directed for taking inputs of skilled/unskilled labourers for rural development. Emphasizing on the usage of masks, soaps and sanitizers at the work sites, screening of the labours during the execution of mega projects and ongoing works he directed to contain those with symptoms to prevent transmission of vir...

DC Shopian takes stock of arrangements at New COVID wellness centre TRC Padpawan
Shopian, May 31 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian, Choudhary Mohammad Yasin today visited New COVID Wellness Centre established in the Tourist Reception Centre Padpawan to take stock of arrangements. The wellness centre has been established for keeping COVID-19 positive persons in isolation under the supervision of specialized medical care team. The DC informed that the team of doctors and paramedics shall operate the wellness centre as per strict medical protocol for COVID-19 positive cases and disclosed that district administration has already identified several locations in the district to accommodate 800 such cases if need arises. It was further informed that the facility...

Most of 10000 posts to be filled through fast track recruitment will go to non-locals: Monga
Srinagar, May 31 (Scoop News)-Stating that new Domicile Law has opened jobs in government sector for outsiders, Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Vice-President and former MLC G N Monga today said that majority of over 10,000 vacancies that the J&K administration has identified for fast track recruitment in the first phase, are expected to be taken by the non-locals. In a statement issued to press from here, he termed the new domicile rule hollow in terms of the protection of the rights of people of J&K. “The only aim of the government to go for fast track recruitment at this stage is to ensure maximum of these jobs go to outsiders. The new domicile order is a cosmetic...

Army looks out for land acquisition, approaches revenue department for purchase of leased land in its possesseion
Baramulla, May 31, (Scoop News)-The Commanding Officer of 19th Infantry Division has submitted an application for purchase of land to the district administration requesting him to inform about its decision. 129 kanals of the land are in possession of Army near Kreeri plateau on Tappar- Pattan road in Baramulla district where the Ordinance Unit is temporarily stationed since decades, sources said. “The land has been allotted to them on lease and after its purchasing, the ownership rights will automatically change. After its sale deed, the land will be mutated on their name in the revenue records,” they added. According to sources the Army has sought the permission from the distric...

Pakistan army’s SSG and ISI entices Taliban, imparts training to about 20 insurgents to carry out IED attacks in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 31, (Scoop News)-Notwithstanding the spokesperson of Taliban who had distanced himself from Kashmir imbroglio some time back by stating that it (Kashmir) is an internal issue of India, the Pakistan army’s Special Services Group (SSG) has, however, been cajoling battle hardened fighters to carryout attacks in Kashmir, informed sources said. - Hide quoted text - According to sources, a group of 20 Taliban militants are being prepared for missions in Kashmir by SSG and main push is preparing a squad of suicide bombers of Taliban to whom they were reportedly imparting training at present for terror strikes in Kashmir. Pakistan’s Inter State Intelligence (ISI) is also ...

DDMA obtains suggestions from stakeholder departments, institutions
Srinagar, May 30 (Scoop News)-District Disaster Management Authority Srinagar has obtained suggestions from various institutions and departments on further strategy for COVID containment and graded economic revival under notified protocols for Srinagar specific response system to be put in place starting 1st June 2020. DDMA had earlier written to SKIMS, Govt Medical College Srinagar, SKIMS Medical College Bemina and Director Health Services Kashmir for inputs on proposed strategy for the next stage of lockdown in view of stakeholder consultations concluded with departments and trade and business organisations. Proposals and suggestions were also sought from Heads of departments including...

DC holds consultations with KCCI, KEA, FCIK and other orgs
Srinagar, May 30 (Scoop News)-In continuation with the ongoing week-long deliberations and discussions with stakeholders and trade organisations, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary held detailed discussions with Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Kashmir Economic Alliance, Kashmir Traders and Manufacturer Federation, Federation of Chambers of Industry in Kashmir among others. The discussions were aimed at finalising strategy for economic revival, graded opening of sectors and markets in non-containment areas and public involvement and participation in COVID containment strategies. The meeting also discussed a host of issues faced by traders including loan repay...

 
 Other Stories
DM reviews status of 'SWASTHA NIDHI and AROGYA SETHU'
Fixes time line for completion for COVID- 19 Survey
Anantnag, May 31 (Scoop News)-The District Magistrate (DM) Anantnag , Mr. Kuldeep Kishan Sidha today convened a meeting of officers of RDD, Health, urban development and education to review the status of COVID 19 health audit, “SWASTHA NIDHI and AROGIYA SETHU” of Anantnag district. It was informed in the meeting that COVID-19 survey of 1,25,418 households with population of 6,89,534 has been covered. DM stressed health authorities to monitor the input of the survey in the field and expressed dismay over the poor performance on AROGIYA SETHU application by the concerned authorities. DM directed to ensure 75% coverage by Tuesday 2nd June 2020 by the concerned departments as out of the t...

DC launches door to door screening for detection of COVID-19 in Shopian
Shopian, May 31 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin Sunday visited Vehil and launched door to door screening for detection of persons with symptoms of COVID-19, create awareness campaign to sanitize and motivate people for testing. On the occasion, DC said that the initiative to screen people for COVID-19 has been taken wherein special focus will be given to areas where the people infected with the disease have been found. He said the focus is treating the locations where the infected people have been found as the epicenter, door to door screening is to be conducted there with a special focus on senior citizens. The DC also said that screening of all peo...

Srinagar Police arrests 14 persons for defying Govt orders
Sealed 04 shops and seized 10 vehicles
Srinagar, May 31 (Scoop News)-Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Srinagar Police have arrested 14 persons besides, sealed 4 shops and seized 10 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by Government in view of Covid-19. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Nigeen along with concerned magistrate have arrested four persons and sealed four shops for violating lockdown orders. Cases FIR No 96/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Nigeen and further investigation into the case has been initiated. Similarly, in another action 10 persons have been arrested and 10 vehicles were also seized for violating t...

BJP felicitates Daily Wagers PHE for their Services as Corona warriors
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-As per the direction of BJP National President JP Nadda, J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina and BJP General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, J&K BJP Addl. Publicity Secretary & Prabhari RS Pura Ayodhya Gupta felicitated the daily wagers of PHE department by presenting them the mementoes, face masks and ration for their exemplary services during corona crisis. Vikas gupta (booth president), Tarun Sharma, Ajay Gupta (Booth President) were also present on the occasion. Ayodhya Gupta said that role of every Corona Warrior is extraordinary during these times. He appreciated the daily wagers of PHE department for their exemplary work in Covid -19 crisis, as there is no sh...

BJP to organize large scale “Digital Sampark Abhiyaan” in J&K
Jammu, May 31 (Scoop News)-Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu & Kashmir resolved to organize large scale “Digital Sampark Abhiyaan” on the completion of decisive and happening 1st year of BJP’s 2nd term at the centre. J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina, accompanied by former J&K BJP State President Sat Sharma and party General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul laid all the thrust on the almost total digital contact with base level party activists and common masses with the use of best virtual platforms available, while addressing a meeting of senior party leaders at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. J&K BJP Vice-Presidents Dr. Narinder Singh, General Secretaries Vibodh Gupta & Dr. D K Manyal, forme...

Pandit - Muslim Brotherhood: Kashmiri's wishing KP's on Kheer Bhavani
Srinagar, May 31 (Scoop News)-Eid couldn't be celebrated this year the way as it used to be and the celebration of Kheer Bhawani was also muted due to covid-19 lockdown. In this hard time kashmiriyat between Kashmiri Muslims and Kashmiri pandits emerged as never before. Where on Eid, greetings from Kashmiri pandits to Muslims won hearts across the valley, Kashmiri Muslims greeted Pandits too on the occasion of Mela Kheer Bhawani. A video came out on social media posted by kashmiri first ever podcaster The Mashq talks in which Famous kashmiri influencers wished KPs on their religio...

Islami Tanzeem concern over non-provision of medical facilities to Abdul Samad
Srinagar,May 31 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Islami Tanzeem-e-Azadi in a statement expressed concern over non-provision of medical facilities to the ailing party Chairman, Abdul Samad Inqilabi despite repeated appeals by his family members. An ITA spokesman said that the health of Abdul Samad Inqilabi, languishing in Central Jail, Srinagar, is deteriorating with each passing day. He said that the party chairman was being deprived of medical treatment despite doctors had advised the authorities, some two months ago, to admit him in a Srinagar hospital for heart treatment. ...

DDMA obtains suggestions from stakeholder departments, institutions
Srinagar, May 30 (Scoop News)-District Disaster Management Authority Srinagar has obtained suggestions from various institutions and departments on further strategy for COVID containment and graded economic revival under notified protocols for Srinagar specific response system to be put in place starting 1st June 2020. DDMA had earlier written to SKIMS, Govt Medical College Srinagar, SKIMS Medical College Bemina and Director Health Services Kashmir for inputs on proposed strategy for the next stage of lockdown in view of stakeholder consultations concluded with departments and trade and business organisations. Proposals and suggestions were also sought from Heads of departments including...

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