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 Top Stories of The Day
ACC appeals masses for holding an impressive candle light protest rally
counsels BJP to declare its decision before July 30
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)-With patience of people diminishing fast due to BJP's recalcitrant attitude and the masses advised to suppress their pent up feelings till Thursday (July 30), the natives of Jammu region have warned BJP to prepare itself to face serious consequences, warned chairman of the AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) and president of JKHCBA, Jammu, Abhinav Sharma, while addressing a joint press conference at the office of the Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCI) in the winter capital on Tuesday. He said the ACC will organize candle light protest march on Wednesday, which will be participated in by leading civil society members drawn from all walks of life. "The people across Jammu region will organize 72 hour long complete shutdown starting from July 31 to make the BJP and the establishments in Jammu and Kashmir and New Delhi see the writing on the ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Mufti Government a monumental failure :Omar Abdullah
‘The PDP-BJP Alliance has broken all its promises’
Ganderbal / Bandipora ,July 28 (Scoop News)-National Conference Working President Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said the PDP-BJP Coaliation Government headed by Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had turned out to be a monumental failure and a cruel joke with the people of Jammu and Kashmir. While launching the party’s membership drive in Ganderbal and Bandipora on Tuesday, the NC Working President said the PDP-BJP Alliance of opportunism had broken every single political, economic and governance related promise that it had made collectively as well as those promises that PDP and BJP had made in isolation...

JK CM administers oath to Deva as new PSC Chairman
8 Members also assume charge to make Commission fully functional
Srinagar,July 28 (Scoop News)-JK Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, administered the oath to Abdul Latief Deva as Chairman of J&K Public Service Commission (PSC) at the Civil Secretariat, here today. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B. B. Vyas and Secretary, GAD, Gazzanfar Hussain, were present at a low-key affair, in view of the sad demise of former President of India and Bharat Ratna, Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, yesterday. After the oath-taking function, the Chief Minister expressed hope and optimism that the...

India’s Missile Man & Former President APJ Abdul Kalam is No More
JK Governer ,CM ,others shocked over demise of former President APJ Abdul Kalam
New Delhi/Jammu,July 27 (Scoop News)- India’s Missile Man and Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has died on Monday following a cardiac arrest at a function in IIM-Shillong. He was 84.Earlier, he was was hospitalized in a very critical condition. Dr Abdul Kalam , was the 11th President of India who held the post from July 25, 2002 to July 25, 2007. He was a renowned scientist and is considered to be the main brain behind India's space and missile programme. Meanwhile J&K Governor, N.N. Vohra, expressed heartfelt grief on hearing about the sad passing away of former P...

JK CM condemns Punjab terror attacks
Srinagar,July 27 (Scoop News)-JK Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has expressed shock and grief over the terror attacks that took place in Gurdaspur district of Punjab today in which eight persons were killed and several others got injured. Condemning the attack, the Chief Minister called for greater cooperation and sharing of information between the states to counter such incidents in future which threaten the safety and security of the innocent people. Extending his support to Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab, in this hour of grief, Mufti Sayeed said his prayers are with the families of those who lost their dear ones in the attack. The Chief Minister ...

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

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

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

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

IAF missions unnerved PAF during Kargil conflict, forced them to retreat
IAF carried out 6500 sorties including air strikes in 60 day long operation "Safed Sagar".
Drass (Kargil), July 26, (Scoop News)-Employing the Indian Air Force in the 1999 Kargil War was an audacious decision of the Indian Government taken on May 25, 1999. Air Strikes began the very next day on May 26, over the icy heights of Kargil sector. The decision yielded unprecedented rewards by paving way for the ultimate victory in operation 'Safed Sagar' which continued for 60 days. The conditions were tough both with respect to the terrain of the battlefield at a height of 18,000 ft as well as the operational limitations coupled with the short notice on which IAF was pressed int...

Zulfkar pays surprise visit of CAPD stores in Kargil
Kargil,July 25 (Scoop News)- The Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution (CA&PD) and Tribal Affairs, Ch. Zulfkar Ali visited tribal areas of Ladakh and stock of the grievances of the people. He also met nomads of various areas of J&K putting in Drass sector of Kargil besides making surprise inspections of food stores in the area. After listening to the grievances, the Minister issued on spot directions to Director CA&PD Kashmir for making arrangement of ration to all these nomads living in Ladakh region. Meanwhile, Minister during the visit made surprise inspections of Food Store located in Matian and Drass areas in Ladakh region and instructed the officers and offici...

Chief of Army Staff Visit at Kargil War Memorial
Kargil,July 25 (Scoop News)-Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag laid a wreath at Kargil War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas at Drass today, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. He said that Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag along with Army Commander Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda, GOC Fire & Fury Corps Lt Gen SK Patyal and GOC 8 Mountain Division visited at the engraved names of Kargil Martyrs at the site of Kargil War Memorial. Suhag pays a floral tribute to “Veer Bhoomi” at the site of Kargil War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil...

Chhering Dorjey assesses damages due to sudden flood in Gya-Meru Nallah
Leh,July 24 (Scoop News)-To assess the damages due to sudden flood in Gya-Meru Nallah, the Minister for Cooperatives J&K Chhering Dorjey today along with Executive Engineer I&FC/PHE, Executive Engineer Construction, BDO Kharu, Tehslider Kharu and officials of Commend area visited Gya, Rumtsey, Sasoma and Meru villages. Due to flood, the Leh –Manali road is also blocked since three days, as between Lato and Meru village at Chalung area about 40 Mtrs road was completely washed away on 20th July 2015. About 200 vehicles along with tourists coming to Leh are also stranded in the Gya-Meru...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 Jammu News
Development of backward, far-flung areas a top priority: Bali
Jammu, July 28 (Scoop News)-Seeking public cooperation to fulfill the endeavor of the Government to reach out to the neglected and ignored areas of the State, Minister for Forest, Ecology, Environment and Social Welfare, Bali Bhagat Monday asserted that the present regime is keen to develop backward and far-flung areas of the State. Addressing a public meeting at Mohalla Bhagatian, Purkhoo, Bali stressed that extending basic amenities like safe drinking water, electricity, healthcare, education and road connectivity to all the people of the State is the priority of the Government. Respon...

Power shutdown in Jammu
Jammu, July 28 (Scoop News)- In order to carry out erection of 33 KV VCBs at Sainik Colony, Nanak Nagar and Railway Station Complex S/Stn by M/s. IRCON International Limited, shutdown of 33 KV line feeding power supply to 33/11 KV S/Stn. Sainik Colony, Nanak Nagar and Railway Complex would be observed. During the shutdown, power supply to Sainik Colony and its adjoining areas shall remain affected from 6 am to 9 am on July 30, 2015, Nanak Nagar, Gandhi Nagar, part of Shastri Nagar and Sanjay Nagar from 6 am to 10 am on July 31, 2015 and University, Bikram Chowk, Green Belt area, Apsara Road and its adjoining areas, PHE, MES, Panama Chowk area from 6 am to 9 am on August 01, 2015. ...

Bhim Singh calls on Union Home Minister
Urges for Central intervention in J&K
New Delhi, July 28 (Scoop News)-Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party called on Rajnath Singh, Union Home Minister and discussed the present situation in J&K and urged immediate intervention of the Central government to intervene in the interest of security of the state and the integrity of the Union. He told the Union Home Minister that there is no iota of governance in J&K and it is free for all including the terrorists. He told the Home Minister that 60,000 casual labour have been fired in violation of their fundamental rights, 30,000 SPOs serving for two decades are still working as daily wagers in spite of discharging their duty as full fledged policemen and the cont...

Army teams up with RFFDA, embarks on growth of pisciculture in Naushera
for creating sustainable employment for locals
Mangiote (Naushera), July 28, (Scoop News)_The Rashtriya Rifles (RR) battalion at Kalal under the aegis of Rashtriya Rifles Force Headquarters based at Reasi in collaboration with Regional Fish Farm Development Agency (RFFDA), Rajouri has embarked on development of Fish Farms in village Mangiote of Naushera tehsil, a defence spokesman said on Tuesday. The inaugural ceremony was attended by officials from the army, Assistant Director, RFFDA and sarpanch of village Mangiote and eminent village elders. "The project is part of ongoing campaign of the army to generate perennial and sustainable self employment opportunities for the local population", he added. Speaking on the occasi...

Dy CM condemns Gurdaspur incident
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh has condemned the Gurdaspur incident in which several people were killed today. In a statement, the Deputy Chief Minister while condemning the incident said that these incidents are the hanidwork of elements trying to create disturbances in the country. He said that we should condemn such acts as are being carried out by the forces inimical to peace and tranquility and are aimed at creating an atmosphere of fear in the country. Dr. Singh said that these forces would be strictly dealt with so that occurrence of these violent incidents does not take place in future. He appealed people of the State to maintai...

Rajouri admn finalizes arrangements for Budha Amarnath Yatra
Rajouri, July 27 (Scoop News)- The district administration reviewed and finalized arrangements for Budha Amarnath Yatra commencing from 19thAugust 2015 in an officers meeting held here today. The meeting had detailed deliberation on various issues for smooth and successful conduct of Yatra. All the officers were asked to ensure that arrangements relating to their respective departments are put in place well in time. Arrangements like adequate supply of drinking water, cleanliness of the venue, construction of temporary sheds for community kitchens, ration, and LPG supply, security arrangements, maintenance of road, medical facilities etc were deliberated upon in detail and the concern...

Gurdaspur Police Station attack, undeclared aggression, needs befitting response:Bhim
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)- “Gurdaspur terrorists’ attack is condemnable and undeclared aggression by the enemies whosoever, it may be. The Prime Minister should convene all party meeting without delay and seek a magnanimity on the action that India shall have to take in the interest of sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.” Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party said in his statement from Srinagar. Prof.Bhim said that the important thing that he said noticed was that there is lack of coordination between different states and Central agencies and paramilitary forces in Punjab as is the case in J&K. He said that it is surpris...

NC Committed for empowerment of Women :Satwant Dogra
Appeals Government to roll back the additional tax on Petrol//Diesel
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Provincial President of Women Wing Satwant Kaur Dogra was today felicitated by the women delegate and workers of National Conference on her visit to Samba. She was welcomed and garlanded by the workers. Speaking on the occasion the newly appointed women wing Chief thanked entire senior leadership of National Conference for the trust they reposed in her and added that she will work hard to fulfill the aspiration and expectations of the womenfolk and will work diligently for welfare and dignity of women. She said her focus would be to strengthen the party at const...

 
 Kashmir News
2 dead in road accidents
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Two persons died in two separate road accidents in Baramulla and Shopian. In Baramulla, a Sumo vehicle bearing registration number JK05C/8213 hit a pedestrian Ghulam Rasool Parray son of Abdul Gaffar resident of Balakote, Uri at Saidpora, Uri, resulting in his on-spot death. The body of the deceased was handed over to his legal heirs for last rites. Baramulla police has registered a case in this regard. In Shopian, a Maruti car bearing registration number JK22-0756 rammed into Walnut tree near Kachdoora, Shopian, resulting in injuries to its driver Rameez Raja son of Mohammad Afzal Dar resident of Ratnipora, Shopian. He was shifted to District Hospit...

2 commit suicide in Budgam, Kulgam
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)- Two persons end their lives by consuming some poisonous substance in Budgam and Kulgam Districts. A 28 years old man (name withheld) and resident of Brass Khansaib Budgam consumed some poisonous substance at his home. He was shifted to PHC Hardpanzu where he breathed his last. Budgam police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a 40 years old woman (name withheld) and resident of Sanyari, Kulgam consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She was shifted to Sub district hospital Dhamhal where doctors declared her brought dead. Kulgam police has registered a case in this regard. ...

Gang of cheaters busted,2 accused held in Handwara
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Handwara Police busted a gang of cheaters by arresting two of its members for cheating a show room owner in Handwara. On 27-07, 2015 a tyre show room owner complained the police station Handwara that an unknown person called him from cell number 8803119788 feigning to be one Dr. Nissar a child specialist from Sopore requesting to dispatch two number of sumo tyres to Kulangam Handwara. He, the show room owner dispatched the tyres through a sumo driver to the address given by the caller. Few days later, the owner made number of calls to the cell number but it was switched off for few days and one day the call was received by a lady who introduced herself as ...

Punjab Police, ITBP and CRPF won gold medals
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Today in the All India Police Water Sports Championship at Dal Lake Srinagar, CRPF, ITBP and Punjab Police won the gold medals for achieving first positions in different competitions of rowing 1000 meters. In the men single scull, Constable Mandeep single from Punjab police achieved gold medal and Immanul David Singh was awarded Sliver for his second position and N. Rishikanta with bronze medal for achieving third position in the competition. In men’s double scull, Lachman Singh and Mangal Singh of Punjab police achieved first position and were awarded with gold medals and Gurmeet and Sourav of CRPF with sliver and ITBP’s Nitesh Kumar and Sandeep Kumar wit...

Dy. CM announces Rs. 10 lakh spl grant for Janbazpora drainage
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh today announced a special grant of Rs 10 lakhs for construction of modern drainage system in Janbazpora in Rafiabad constituency. He said all the resources under various central and State urban and housing sectors would be exploited optimally to provide all the basic civic amenities to the people of Rafiabad. Speaking at a meeting with the senior officers of Housing and Urban Development Department, the Deputy Chief Minister assured that all possibilities would be explored to bring Rohama town of the Ra...

Sukhnag, Tangnar WSSs to be commissioned by August, September-2015
Sukhnandan, Altaf Bukhari review water supply position of Sgr city
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Sukhnag and Tangnar Water Supply Schemes (WSS) would be commissioned from August and September this year respectively which can improve water supply to Srinagar city especially Nowgam, Naikbagh, Rawalpora, Bagh e Mehtab, Mahjoor Nagar, Natipora, Rambagh, Barzulla, Chanpora, Sanatnagar, Hyderpora, Maharaja Bazaar, Lalmandi, Hazuri Bagh and its adjacent areas of Amirakadal constituency. Rs. 269 crore schemes are at the last stage of completion and would benefit about 6 lakh souls. This information was given at an officers meeting convened by the Minister for R&B,...

Dr. Farooq, Omar Abdullah pay tributes to Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam
Highlight his contributions and legacy of hard-work
Srinagar,July 28 (Scoop News)-National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Tuesday expressed grief over the demise of Former President of India, Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam. Expressing their heartfelt condolences to Dr. Kalam’s family, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah said Dr. Kalam’s demise had left a vacuum that would be very hard to fill. “I’m grieved at Dr. Kalam’s demise. He was an icon of hope and excellence for the entire country and inspired thousands of youngsters to work-hard in the pursuit of their goals and dreams. Dr. Kalam’s...

APHC (M) denounces alleged harassment of people at Radwani-Kulgam by govt. forces
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)-The APHC spokesman while condemning the alleged harassment of people by the government forces in Radwani Kulgam of South Kashmir by imposing repeated crackdowns and other coercive means has said that the use of force to curb the public protest against such excesses clearly indicate that terrorizing to submission is a set and continuous policy of the ruling regime. Terming the night time raids at houses of the protesters in Srinagar and other areas of the valley and arrest of youth including students as retributive tactics of the government, the spokesman in a statement on Monday has denounced it and said that such repressive tactics and methods are...

 
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JKPCC deeply mourns the passing away of Former President of India Dr. APJ Abul Kalam
Stop beating the drums of so called developmental agenda, ensure safety and security of people, Mir to Modi Govt.
Srinagar, July 29 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee deeply mourned the sad demise of a prominent Scientist, Former President of India Dr. APJ Abul Kalam popularly known as Missile Man, who passed away last night while delivering a lecture at Shilong, The contributions of Late Kalam as Scientist and as President of India have proved revolutionary, sky touching and an inspiration of all, he has taken the prestige of the country to new heights both as a great scientist and as President. He has worked hard for strength and Development of the Country, shall always be r...

Kohli for optimum utilization of JKSRTC assets
Another fleet of 300 buses to be added soon
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Minister for Transport, Abdul Ghani Kohli today asked the Jammu & Kashmir State Road Corporation (JKSRTC) authorities to prepare a perspective plan for optimal management and utilization of prime assets of corporation to enhance revenue generating of the corporation. He called for comprehensive proposal for commercial exploitation of all potential sources of revenue to make the corporation a profitable enterprise. Kohli issued these direction in a meeting convened to review the present status of JKSRTC assets in and outside the state and to work out modalities for commercially harnessing the potential of these assets. Detailed discussions were held regardi...

JK Speaker, Chairman, LA Panel mourn Kalam’s demise
Srinagar, July 28 (Scoop News)-Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta has expressed profound sorrow over the demise of Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of India. Terming Kalam great son of the soil, Speaker said his contribution towards strengthening defence and missile technology of the country will be remembered forever. “Kalam guided Indian Missile Programme to a great success with his broad vision, knowledge and intellect,” he said. His polite attitude and love towards children was a unique quality and even as the president of India he remain...

Veteran Gojri writer Ch. Naseem Poonchi passes away
Srinagar,July 28 (Scoop News)-Veteran Gojri writer, poet and researcher Ch. Bashir ud Din Naseem Poonchi was passed away at his residence at Nunar village of Ganderbal district last night. He was 75. According to family sources he was suffering from chronic illness. His Nimaz e Jenazah was performed today at Baba Nagri, Wangat , Kangan which was attended by a large number dignitaries, writers of Gojri language, intellectuals included Mian Bashir Ahmad, Sajjada Nasheen Darbari Aalia Babaji Sahab Wangat, Mian Altaf Ahmad Former Minister and MLA Kangan, prominent Gojri writers Iqb...

Ansari inaugurates 14th AIP Water Sports Championship
Says Govt committed to dev sports activity in a big way
Srinagar,July 27 (Scoop News)-Minister for Youth Services & Sports, IT and Technical Education Molvi Imran Raza Ansari Monday evening inaugurated 14th All India Police Water Sports Championship-2015 here at world famous Dal Lake. As many as 15 different Central and State teams of Police organizations are participating in the 5-day championship, being organized by J&K police under the aegis of All India Police Sports Control Board. The Deputy Chairman Legislative Council Mr. Jahangir Mir, Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly, Mr. Nazir Ahmed Gurezi, MLA, Mr. Farooq Ahmed Andrabi, MLC, Mr....

Visiting SLAF Commander, Air Marshal Bulathsinghala calls on his Indian counterpart
ACM Raha, likely to visit several IAF installations
New Delhi, July 27, (Scoop News)-Commander of the Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) Air Marshal Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala called on the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday, a senior defence official said. During their meeting, the Air Chiefs discussed matters of mutual interest aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two Air Forces, he added. The official said during his official four-day visit, Air Marshal Bulathsinghala is expected to visit the Officers' Training Academy at Gaya, the Institute of Aerospac...

“Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Committee connects to Atithi Pratishthan for girl child promotion “
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)-The State committee of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao pursuing countrywide campaign launched on initiative of PM Narinder Bhai Modi, discussed in depth the issue of promotion of girl child with ‘Atithi Pratishthan’ organisation at Jain Bazar Jammu. S. S. Bijral, retired IGP and convener of State Committee accompanied by Anju Dogra member and Bhanu Jasrotia undertook this self raisecd initiative in the premises of the institution. ’Aitthi Pratishthan’, a registered NGO is devoted to upbringing of forsaken and orphaned girls only. Formed in 1998, it embraced noble soc...

Bukhari visits NALSAR Hyderabad; Appraises varsity’s legislative framework
Interacts with VC, faculty, students
Hyderabad, July 26 (Scoop News)-Continuing its study tour, the high-level delegation from J&K’s Law Ministry last evening visited National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) here, to adopt the best possible model for establishing the maiden National Law University in Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation headed by Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Bukhari, has already visited NLSIU Bangalore in this connection. The delegation held extensive deliberations with Prof Rizwan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR and other faculty members of the University to get f...

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3673 Amarnathji pilgrims pay obeisance at Holy Cave today
Yuva Shakti, Tawi Andolan organizes awareness programme
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