Thursday, October 23, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Governor,CM,Others greet people on Diwali
Let us dedicate Diwali to flood, shelling affected: Omar
Srinagar/Jammu, October 22, (Scoop News)- N. N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, Patron of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and president of PDP Mehbooba Mufti and Others greet people on Diwali. N. N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, has extended warm greetings to the people on Diwali, the festival of lights, and hoped that this auspicious occasion would be a harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State. In his message of felicitations, the Governor observed that this festival symbolizes the triumph of truth and righteousness over falsehood and of good over evil, highlighting the high values and ethos of the country’s civilizational history. The Governor hoped that the festival would further strengthen the bonds of com...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
PM’s visit:DGP reviews security arrangements
Srinagar,October 22, (Scoop News)- A high level meeting was held at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here this afternoon to review the security arrangements ahead of Prime Minister’s visit to Valley. The meeting was chaired by Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar, besides senior officers from police, civil, intelligence and central police paramilitary forces were also present in the meeting. During the meeting all security arrangements of Prime Minister’s visit including the routes and locations were discussed in threadbare. He stressed for sanitizing all routes, the VVIP is passin...

Unfortunate, insensitive Cong sees politics in PM Modi’s humanitarian gesture: Hari Om
Jammu, October 22, (Scoop News)- Charging the controversial MP and former Union Minister Shashi Throor with seeing politics in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s noble gesture to visit the flood-ravaged J&K on the Diwali day to listen to the woes of the affected people and review the progress of the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work, Prof Hari Om, Political Advisor to the State BJP President Jugal Kishore Sharma (MP), on Wednesday said that the roundly-defeated Congress has lost its way. It is making irresponsible statements which would further erode the already rather shrunk support-base ...

Omar visits Tosha Maidan,Gets appraisal of clearance of range area
Tosha Maidan to be developed as an attractive tourist spot: CM
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- Welcoming the complete clearance of Range Area from dangerous materials in Tosha Maidan by the Army, Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday said that the demand of public in this regard has been fulfilled and the area could be developed as one of the choosiest tourist resort in the State. He said the focus will be concentrated on developing Tosha Maidan for tourism related activities to generate employment opportunities, trade and business in the area. Under Mission Falah Army has completed the clearance of Range Area from dangerous material comprising of...

Prime Minister to celebrate Diwali with flood-hit people in Kashmir
Separatists call for strike on Modi's visit to Kashmir
New Delhi, October 21, (Scoop News)- Prime Minister Narendra Modi today himself announced on his twitter account that he will visit Kashmir on Diwali and spend time with flood-hit people in Srinagar. "Will be in Srinagar on Diwali, 23rd October & will spend the day with our sisters & brothers affected by the unfortunate flood," Modi tweeted. Kashmir was hit by unprecedented floods last month in which widespread damage was caused. Modi has already announced Rs 1,000 crore for rehabilitation of the state and promised to do whatever else the government can. Meanwhile Separa...

 
 Ladakh News
15 Sarpanches & Numberdars from remote Suru and Zanskar taken on an educational tour by army:Spokesman
Kumbathang (Kargil), October 21, (Scoop News)_Educational cum Motivational tour organized for the sarpanchs, numberdars and veer naaris from the remote villages of Kargil district to visit various Indian cities was flagged in at Kumbathang on Sunday, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday. He said this tour was organized to give exposure about socio-economic customs and conditions prevalent in other parts of the country and also strengthen the existing bond between the army and the locals from Suru and Zanskar Valleys. The tour consisted of 15 sarpanches and numbedars visited Kargil War ...

Tributes paid to martyrs of Hot Springs ambush at Leh
Leh,October 21, (Scoop News)- The Police Commemoration Day organised by SSP Leh and District Police Leh was observed at Police Lines Choglamsar today to pay tribute to the Martyrs of Hot Spring, Ladakh. On the occasion families of three martyrs of JKP Ladakh were also honoured. Senior Superintendent of Police Leh Dr. Sunil Gupta was the chief guest of the occasion and as a mark of respect to martyrs he read the Roll of Honour, in which the names of 642 martyrs of police and para-military forces are read out who laid their lives for the nation in whole of India in the past one year. The sa...

Road named after 19TH Bakula Rinpoche inaugurated
Jora, Bhalla pay rich tributes recall his contributions
Jammu,October 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies Nawang Rigzin Jora and Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla today inaugurated the entrance road from railway station which has been named after the 19TH Bakula Rinpoche Later while addressing a large gathering of students and general public at the Ladakhi sarai Mr Jora said that the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche the reincarnation of the Kushok Bakula Rinpoche was one of the best known lamas of Ladakh and is known as the architect of modern Ladakh. Paying rich tributes and recalling his contributions Jora said that Bakula Rinpoche was a statesman and internatio...

Workshop for election management organized at Leh
Leh, October 18, (Scoop News)- A one day workshop for election management was organized at Leh by Ladakh and Kargil Election Management Cell under the aegis of Tsering Dorgey District President and which was presided over by State General Secretary Kavinder Gupta and Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency Incharge & BJYM Prabhari Yudhvir Sethi. Various aspects of the election management were discussed and guidelines suited for the mountainous desert of the state were laid. The workshop was amongst others attended by State Working Committee Members, Distt. Office bearers, Mandal and booth level activists. Kavinder Gupta, in his instructive and illuminative discourse on the subject thre...

Unidentified body found in Kargil
Srinagar, October 18, (Scoop News)- Police Kargil recovered an unidentified male body from the premises of Boys Higher Secondary School Drass, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Drass. The body is lying in mortuary room of Sub District Hospital Drass for identification. Police has registered a case in this regard. ...

Body of Indian solider recovered after over two decades
Partapur(Siachen base ) October 17, (Scoop News)- Body of an Indian solider,Tula Ram Patil of Marashtra was recovered on Friday after about 21 years , a senior defence official told Scoop News. He said Patil fell into a deep crevasse of the glacier in 1993 while traversing northern flank during patrolling. Siachen is the worlds highest battlefield where two opposing armies IP are locked ...

Fire & Fury Corps commemorates "Remembrance Day" of defenders of Ladakh during tribal raid
Leh (Ladakh), October 16, (Scoop News)_To commemorate the bravery and courage of the people of Ladakh and Indian Army in 1947 against the Pakistani raiders, the Fire and Fury Corps, is celebrating "Defenders of Ladakh (1947) --Remembrance Day" at the newly constructed picturesque Colonel Sonam Wangchuk, (MVC) Stadium. According to a defence official, the celebrations of the historic event, a T-20 CricketTournament, Polo Tournament, Archery Competition and Tent Pegging Competition between the teams of the Ladakh region were being organised since Wednesday. He said a marathon run woul...

Tourism dept. decided to start fencing work of Golf Course at Leh,
Leh,October 16, (Scoop News)- To speedup the ongoing works on Golf Course at Shey-sMnla, Leh, the Executive Councilor for Tourism Shafi Lasu convened a meeting of Director Tourism J&K Talat Parvez with all the heads of the concerned departments including CEO, Leh Development Authority, Leh, A.D Tourism, Leh, CPO, Leh, Exn. PDD, Exn. Construction and A.D Fisheries, Leh in his office chamber today afternoon. The meeting decided to start the fencing work of Golf Course immediately for which all the materials have been already procured and decided to buy cement from Construction Division on credit. For shifting of H.T Electric Line from the Golf Course, the Director Tourism Talat Parvez ...

 
 Debate
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 Havoc and shrieking Suryaputri
By Dr Nirmal Kamal Earlier she cried very soft despite heavy strokes of shovels, drilling machines and other hammering equipments. Never ever “Suryaputri’ was so furious as in early September this year. On 4rth, I took exactly one and half hours to reach my home in Channi Hmmat locality from Kachhi Chowni via fly over bridge, which normally takes 20-25 minutes at moderate speed. Heavy Traffic Jam on both the sides of Tawi Bridge was being managed by the traffic police as the cemented concrete pillars of Bridge over Tawi were being ferociously hammered by the ebullient flood waters. Cops on the duty were permitting vehicles in...

Scottish Referendum -A dampener for the Kashmir secessionist
By B L Saraf More than the recent flood furry , it is the outcome of the Scottish referendum that has stolen plebiscite narrative from the J & K separatists . The flood induced black out of print media in Kashmir has denied the so called Kashmir experts and Pak propagandists an opportunity to rake up plebiscite issue and misguide the gullible , in run up to the Scottish referendum , held to decide on the future of Scotland’s relations with the United Kingdom . While as the Pakistan propagandists , in Kashmir , are busy in putting their flattened houses...

Army generates new debate in Kashmir
By Shafiq Mir Already divided and confused on various political theories, ideologies and slogans, the Kashmiries have been engulfed with an other confusion. And this latest confusion has been added by the armed forces working in Kashmir by doing a good work during the recent devastating floods in Jammu Kashmir which the Kashmiries had never expected from them. On seeing the appreciation for army by common people, even the separatist forces have been left confused that how to fight it back and keep their grip continue on the masses . As per government claim, about 1 lakh and ...

Nature’s Verdict
By Dr Nirmal Kamal It is not what was initially presumed to be heavy incessant rains later turned into “Flood Fury” when a frail part of protecting embankment (baand ) supporting river Jehlum gave way to enter bowl like valley of Kashmir to cause disaster and havoc wrought in Jammu region on 3rd of this month taking toll on several of precious lives. Furious forceful outflow of water created “Pralaya” on the roads, entered shops, buildings, households, displaced and made everybody’s life – poor and rich, infants an...

 Jammu News
Rehabilitate migrant traders also with flood affected traders: Moza
Jammu, October 22, (Scoop News)- While terming the rehabilitation package of flood victims recently recommended to the Govt. of India for funding as a slip-shod exercise done by the state government and which needs further fine tuning and more comprehensive study, BJP State Spokesperson Lalit Moza (Adv.) while addressing a press conference at party headquarters on Wednesday, said that nevertheless after a total paralysis in the initial days of the floods, the state government has done something and which is a matter of satisfaction. There is no doubt that no amount of financial assistance c...

Sharma accuses NC-Cong minister of misusing official position
Jammu, October 22, (Scoop News)- Launching a scathing attack over the corrupt practices and mala fide intentions of ruling NC- Congress in Doda and Kishtwar Districts, senior BJP leader Sunil Sharma and Distt Doda Incharge Shakti Parihar today said that stage has been set by the ministers of the region to heavily influence the upcoming assembly elections. Addressing a press conference at Jammu, Sharma and Parihar disclosed that in a blatant misuse of official position and public money, both the ministers of Doda and Kishtwar have given final shape to huge recruitment scam by procuring l...

Corruption rampant in coalition regime: Veeri
No takers of hollow slogans of NC, Cong: Karra
CHATROO (KISHTWAR), October 21, (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) today said the National Conference led Congress-National Conference coalition government stands exposed for its non-performance and there are no takers for its hollow slogans now. Addressing impressive meetings at Chatroo, Thathri and other areas of Inderwal assembly segment, senior PDP leader and Lok Sabha member from Srinagar segment, Tariq Hamid Karra today said that NC-Congress regime has become a non performing liability on the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “Congress, which is part of the government is equally responsible for the miseries of the people because this party has brazenly bartered peoples’ in...

JPPF celebrates Maharaja Gulab Singh’s birth anniversary
Demands naming JU, Airport after his name
Jammu, October 21, (Scoop News)-JPPF (Jammu Province Peoples Forum), an amalgam of more than 50 social, commercial and other organizations, a united voice of Dogras and a common platform for all Sabhas, Societies and business houses to raise their voice for the development of Jammu Province celebrated 222nd Birth Anniversary of Maharaja Gulab Singh, the founder of Royal Dogra Dynasty and first Maharaja of the princely state of Jammu and Kashmir, the second largest princely state in British India. Throwing light on the life and achievements of Maharaja Gulab Singh, M S Katoch the working P...

Dynastic leadership led Congress’ decline: Balbir
Jammu, October 21, (Scoop News)- With repeated electoral defeats of Congress, first in Lok Sabha elections and now in States of Maharashtra and Haryana, a demand from its leaders and activists have started echoing-‘Priyanka lao Congress bachao’-which once again has vindicated the stand of BJP that the Congress party promoted only dynastic rule and has faith in just one family in India, despite it being a country of more than 125 crore people. This was stated by BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan, while reacting over the demand by Congress leaders and activists for bringing in Priyanka to save Congress aftermath recent poll debacles. Balbir Ram said that such a demand has once aga...

Gandhi Nagar hospital to have all modern Medicare facilities: Bhalla
Jammu,October 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports 20 Raman Bhalla, today said that the Gandhi Nagar hospital is being equipped with all advance Medicare facilities to cater to the increasing rush of patients and reduce pressure on Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) and Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital (SMGSH) . The Minister was speaking while chairing a meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) of Gandhi Nagar hospital here this morning. Medical Superintendent Dr. M Younis Choudhary (Member Secretary RKY) Deputy Director Information (PR) Mrs Afshan Masood, besides other members of RKY were present in the meeting. The Minister s...

Secretary Cooperative department reviews functioning of the department
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- Secretary, Cooperative Department, R K Koul evaluated the performance of the RFD (Result Framework Document) for Jammu division for 2014-15, at Jammu today. The Secretary reviewed the sectoral achievements pertaining to the RFD for the year 2014-15 up to ending September, 2014 of both the wings viz Audit and Supervision of Jammu division. The Secretary asked the audit wing Jammu to speed up audit of the societies of Jammu Divison. He further stressed upon the district officers/block officers of the department to conduct maximum number of inspections of the societies falling within their respective jurisdictions so as to achieve th...

Central team visits Flood hit areas of Reasi
REASI, October 19, (Scoop News)-A high level Central team today visited flood hit areas of Reasi including worst affected Dera Bawa and Chassana villages of the district, to review the post flood situation, relief and rehabilitation measures. The team has been constituted by the Government of India (GOI) to undertake an extensive study of the devastation caused in the state by last month’s floods. Atleast 20 persons had lost their lives in the September flash floods and landslides in Dera Bawa and Chassana villages of the district. The Central team comprising Director Monitoring in Central Water Commission, Vivek Tripathi, Superintending Engineer in the Commission, Aditya Prakash, ...

 
 Kashmir News
AMM holds post-flood review meeting
Asks Union Govt to respond to humanitarian crisis
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- Censuring the central government for its sluggish response to post-flood situation in Jammu and Kashmir, the Awami Mutahida Mahaz (AMM) has asked the union government to take necessary steps to reach out to the worst hit families before the snowfall of this winter. The Mahaz also urged the union government to adopt the same yardsticks in allowing international aid to Kashmir like it was allowed in many States of the country during their worst natural calamities. Attended by Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, Hakim Mohammad Yaseen, Sheikh Ab Rehman, Ab Rehman Tukroo and Khalid Tufial the post-flood review meeting of AMM expressed serious concern on the pligh...

Administrative units inaugurated at Doru by Tourism Minister
The units will take government to door steps of people: Mir
Anantnsag, October 22, (Scoop News)- A number of newly created administrative units in Assembly constituency Doru were today inaugurated by Minister of Tourism G. A. Mir which include SDM office at Doru, Tehsil at verinag ,CD Blocks at Nowgam and Hiller Shahabad. The Minister also addressed a number of rallies at respective places where in he maintained that the motive of creation of these units is to take the Administration out of the secretariat corridors to the door steps of general public. Mir said that present Government has woven a huge network of Educational institutes, ...

2 die, 2 injured in road mishaps
Man injured in Kupwara accident succumbs
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- One person who was injured in a road accident in Kupwara on 13th this month succumbed while as 02 others died and two persons were injured in different road accident across the valley. Sabder Ali Check son of Mohammad Ali resident of Tangdar succumbed to his injuries at Sub District Hospital, Tangdar. Sabder was injured in a road accident at Tangdhar, Karnah on 13th this month. Meanwhile, a Tata Sumo bearing registration number JK03B/1653 hit and injured a pedestrian Adil Ahmad Rather resident of Kwasigam Achabal on K.P Road near Al-Sarwat School, in the jurisdiction of police station Mattan. The injured was shifted to SKIMS Soura where he succ...

Boy hangs self to death
Lady consume poison
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- A boy hanged himself to death in Kulgam while an aged woman attempted to end her life by consuming some poisonous substance in Sopore last evening. An 11 years old Sayar Ahmad Lone son of Gulzar Ahmad resident of Ganisargam, Kulgam hanged himself at his home. He was shifted to District Hospital, Kulgam where doctors declared him brought dead. The body of deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites. Kulgam police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a 75 years old woman (name withheld) resident of Choora Tarzoo, Sopore, consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She was shifted to SMHS, Srinagar for treatment. ...

Tribal Invasion 1947: JKYDF Observes 'Black Day'
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Youth Development Forum (JKYDF) a non-political forum represented by people from different walks of life observed a 'black day' today to mark the 67th anniversary of tribal invasion of the Kashmir Valley by Pakistan army backed tribals in 22 October 1947. the day Pakistan invaded Jammu and Kashmir along the tribesmen, was one of the blackest day in the history of Kashmir. "During the past, separatists used to force Kashmiris to observe Black Day on October 27 which coincides with the arrival of Indian army in Kashmir Valley. "Peopl...

Governor distributes over Rs.28 lakh compensation to pony owners
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)- At a function held at the Raj Bhavan here yesterday, cheques amounting to over Rs. 28 lakh were handed over to the owners of ponies/horses which were involved in accidental deaths during the Shri Amarnathji Yatra held earlier this year. The Governor, who is the Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), gave away cheques valuing Rs.28.65 lakh to ponywallahs for the loss of their horses/ponies in accidental deaths during the Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2014. 94 owners were awarded compensation at Rs. 30,000 for each pony/ horse lost while two owners were given Rs.22,500 each. The Governor interacted with the claimants and lauded their cooperation and co...

SKUAST-K Council Meeting held
Governor and Chief Minister for Making Convocations an annual feature
Srinagar, October 21, (Scoop News)- Governor, N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Sher- i-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir (SKUAST-K), and Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, Pro Chancellor of SKUAST-K advised the Vice-Chancellors of both the State Farm Varsities to make University Convocations an annual feature and expected the Kashmir and Jammu University to also follow a similar practice. It was observed that Convocations being held every 3-4 years caused avoidable inconvenience to the passing out students and delayed the award of medals and prizes. This was said while the Governor and the Chief Minister co chaired the 27th meeting of SKUAST-K Council meeting at...

Licence of seven drug firms suspended
Srinagar, October 21, (Scoop News)- In continuation with the special drive with regard to post flood inspections, supervisory staff of Drug & Food Control Organisation conducted inspections throughout length & breadth of Kashmir valley viz Anantnag Main, Bijbehara, Sangam, Kokernag, Narbal, Magam, Kanihama, Handwara Kupwara, Armapora, Palhalan, Pampore, Shadimarg, Yaar, Shopian, Dab Ganderbal, Bamloora, Wakoora, Repora, Lar & Natipora. During the drive 150 drug sale establishments (Retail & Wholesale) were inspected among which licence/s of seven firms were suspended and drugs worth Rs. 12,455 were confiscated by the supervisory staff. These are M/s Star Medicate Snagam Anantnag, M/s Java...

 
 Other Stories
Omar needs more clarity on AFSPA: BJP
Jammu, October 22, (Scoop News)- Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) is a law that enables the Army to come to the aid of the civil administration in Jammu and Kashmir. The Army is basically not meant for operating in a civilian environment and is very happy staying in the barracks. It helps the civilian government whenever asked to do so and for that role, it needs the backing of the AFSPA, the BJP state spokesperson, Mr Arun Kumar Gupta has said. Given this background, it is unfortunate that the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to mislead the masses on this sensitive issue. As ...

Kashmiri Pandit Migrants, mostly children and women detained in Police station
New Delhi, October 22, (Scoop News)- Over 100 Kashmir Pandit Migrants who reached Delhi yesterday with a message, ‘Akhir Kab Tak’ in their Rath Yatra from J&K to Delhi were detained illegally by Delhi Police and dumped on the ground of Parliament Street Police Station last evening. Nearly 18 hours have passed and they have been detained illegally in utter violation of the fundamental rights of the Indian citizens which Kashmiri Psandit Migrants are also entitled too being citizens of India. Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party visited the helpless and unregistere...

M.Y. Tarigami meets Governor
Srinagar, October 22, (Scoop News)-M.Y. Tarigami, Member of J&K Legislative Assembly, called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Mr. Tarigami apprised the Governor about issues and problems relating to the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work in his constituency and elsewhere in the Valley. He also spoke to the Governor about issues relating to the forthcoming Elections to the State Legislature and the obtaining political environment. ...

Rajendra meets martyrs families
Assures them full support
Srinagar, October 21, (Scoop News)- On the occasion of Police Commemoration Day Parade, the Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar along with the team of senior police officers, spent hours together with the families of martyrs and heard their problems. He said that the Organization is proud of its martyrs and feels its responsibility to assist their families. Addressing the families, Rajendra assured the families that their problems would be looked into and all genuine demands fulfilled. He also assured them that matters related to the welfare of the families would be settl...

DUJ demands risk cover for media persons
New Delhi,October 21, (Scoop News)- The Delhi Union of Journalists welcomes the gesture of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) which has released 2000 Euros from its Safety Fund to the family of the late Shafat Sidiq. Sidiq, a photo journalist with the Dainik Jagaran was killed while on duty during the recent floods in Kashmir. In the light of increasing cases of deaths of media persons during assignments, it is incumbent that all managements provide for risk insurance cover to those sent on hazardous missions or in areas of disaster. The DUJ also demands that g...

JKNPP to observe 67th J&K Accession Day in Delhi, Jammu, Srinagar on 27th October
Jammu, October 21, (Scoop News)- J&K National Panthers Party declared that it shall celebrate 67th Anniversary of J&K Accession with the Union of India which took place on 27th October, 1947 when Governor-General Lord Mountbatten signed the Instrument of Accession on 27th October, 1947 which was offered by Maharaja Hari Singh of J&K by signing the same on 26th October, 1947. Prof.Bhim Singh, the Founder of JKNPP described the protest day being held by an outdated POK leader, Barrister Sultan Mehmood on 26th October in London, U.K. as unfortunate, undesirable and unacceptable by the people o...

Noted economist Haseeb Drabu seeks debt-relief package for flood-hit JK
Mumbai, October 21, (Scoop News)- Senior PDP leader and Noted economist Dr Haseeb Drabu called on RBI Governor, Dr Raghuram Rajan here Monday evening to discuss various possibilities of providing debt relief to trade, business, agriculture and horticulture sectors in flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir. Dr Drabu presented a five-point debt relief package to the RBI Governor, which includes, classifying all commercial bank lending in J&K, especially involving traders and small businesses, as priority sector lending, placing debt waiver and write-offs that Banks offer to the flood victims to und...

PNBMT pays rich tributes to Yash Bhasin
Jammu, October 21, (Scoop News)- Rich tributes, acknowledging the yeoman’s role played by Sh Yash Bhasin especially in shouldering the struggle of the Hindus of Kashmir for Shrine Bill, were paid by a galaxy of community leaders. The shradanjali gathering was organized by Prem Nath Bhat Memorial Trust at Swami Atmaraji Ashram, Bohri and was attended by prominent members of the community. Prof K N Pandita presided over the meeting which was conducted by Dr R L Bhat. Late Shri Yash Bhasin’s son, a senior journalist and PR Consultant, Shri Sameer Bhasin was a special invitee to the meet. O...

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Drug & Food Control squad destroys, confiscates flood hit essential commodities
Sadhotra thanks Omar for one time settlement of POK Refugees
Bhalla dedicates 6.30 cr Teacher’s Bhawan to Teaching Community
Dhanwantari Jayanti celebrated at Ayurvedic Hospital
Reasi unit of BJP organizes one day convention in connection with Mission 44+
NC biggest hurdle in relief, rehab process of flood victims:Parra
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PoK Refugees' Sammaan samaroh at Resham Ghar
Sakina congratulates people of Manzgam
Kissan Mela held at Reasi
 
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Flood devastation in Kashmir and the task of reconstruction
Combating Global Jihad threat
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