Tuesday, September 16, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Goswami took stock of relief and rescue works at Jammu
Directs for early restoration of roads
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- In order to review the relief and rescue works a high level meeting was chaired by Anil Goswami (IAS) Secretary to Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs ,at Jammu on Monday. Goswami took a detailed review of the LPG, Ration Supply, status of roads, health and number of other issues during the meeting. Underlining the need for early restoration of road connectivity he directed the concerned department to ensure that all roads are restored at an earliest so that people can get supply of essential items in a hassle free manner. He directed IGP Jammu for additional deployment of police personnals along national highway so that vehicles can ply smoothly and there is no traffic jams and other related problems along highway and trucks carrying ration supply, LPG and other essential items could reach Kashmir smoothly. Regarding supply of medicin...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
CM releases additional 100 cr each to Kashmir, Jammu admns
Mughal Road thrown open, NH open for one-way traffic
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- The State Government today placed Rs. 100 crore each for temporary restoration of infrastructure at the disposal of Divisional Commissioners of Jammu and Kashmir, in addition to already released Rs. 100 crore each. The multi-disciplinary teams constituted to assess the flood losses are also working actively besides dewatering pumps have been installed at various places to drain out stagnant flood water from the Srinagar city. Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, who is continuously monitoring the relief and rehabilitation operation, directed for cl...

Train route from Srinagar to baramulla restored:Defence official
Number of people rescued crosses 2,37,000 in J&K
Udhampur,, September 16, (Scoop News)- Over 2,37,000 persons have been rescued so far by the Armed Forces and NDRF from different parts of Jammu & Kashmir in the ongoing rescue and relief operations in the flood ravaged State. Three teams of Naval Marine Commandos are actively involved in rescue operations at Watlab, Widipura & Tankpura,a defence official said. He said as the flood water has started receding the apprehension for water-borne diseases is rising. Now demand for filtered water has increased. Twenty RO plants with a capacity to filter 4 lakhs litre per day from Hyderabad and four RO plants from Delhi with a capacity to filter 1 lakh litre per day have already been airlift...

Jammu Srinagar National Highway opened by BRO and army engineers
Udhampur,, September 16, (Scoop News)- After sustained effort by the BRO (Border Road Organisation) and Army Engineers, the Jammu Srinagar National Highway has been opened on 16 September. Multiple landslides were cleared with simultaneous deployment of engineers and specialist equipment coordinated by the Chief Engineer of HQ Northern Commmand based at Udhampur to restore this vital road. Earlier the Military Engineers restored the Land Link to the beleaguered Kashmir Valley from the Ladakh side on 9 Sep and cleared the Sinthan Pass route via Kishtwar on 13 September. The major impediment to opening the NH was a massive landslide at Ramsoo near Ramban, where over 300 metres of road...

Omar convenes high level meeting to review relief & rehabilitation measures
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today convened a high level meeting of officers of Civil and Police administration to review the rescue, relief and rehabilitation measures in Kashmir province as the State government has paced up the relief and rehabilitation process and the situation is improving day by day. During the meeting, it was apprised that the situation is under control as the water level is decreasing and the people are returning to their homes. It was informed that increased relief supply to the city is needed besides more pumps are needed to pu...

 
 Ladakh News
Air India operates additional flight for Leh
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- According to Station Manager Jammu Mohammad Arif due to cancellation of Air India Flight AI450 Dated 15-09-2014 from Jammu to Leh, Air India operates additional flight for Leh AI4450 on Dated 16-09-2014 (Tuesday). The departure of the additional flight for Jammu to Leh will be at 0910 AM. All the stranded passengers of the cancel flight are advised to report at Airport at 0700 AM Sharp. ...

Army triumphs Ladakh Scouts Marathon
Udhampur,September 15, (Scoop News)- The 3rd Ladakh Marathon was organised by the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council at Leh. A total of approximate 3,000 participants from across the world took part in the Marathon. The aim of the Marathon was to foster National Spirit and encourage Sports in Ladakh. The 3rd Ladakh Marathon had four categories namely the Khardung La Challenge Ultra Marathon of 72 Kms, the Full Marathon of 42 Kms, the Half Marathon of 21 Kms and the 7 Kms run in which maximum school children participated. The Ladakh Marathon is the World’s Highest and Toughest M...

Spalbar inaugurates an irrigation pond at Taru village
Leh, September 13, (Scoop News)- The Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar today inaugurated an irrigation pond constructed by TISS at Taru village. The completed pond is one of the project in Taru village undertaken by TISS under the MoU already signed between LAHDC, Leh and TISS and financially supported by IDBI under Corporate Social Responsibility scheme. After inaugurating the pond, CEC along with Councilor Basgo Tsering Norboo, Project Director, TISS Leh Sonam Jorgais, Sarpanch Taru and other members inspected other ongoing projects of TISS in Taru which include two ...

CEC, LAHDC declares Takmachik an Eco Model Village
Leh ,September 02, (Scoop News)- In a function organised by LEHO at Takmachik village, CEC, LAHDC, Rigzin Spalbar declared Takmachik an Eco Model Village and said that a MoU would be signed shortly in partnership between LAHDC, Panchayat, Takmachik and LEHO to start with the formulation of the project and its implementation by March of next year. On the occasion EC Agriculture Sonam Dorje, President LEHO Dr. Din Mohd, Director LEHO Raziya Sultana, District Horticulture Officer, Leh and Horticulture Development Officer, Khalsi were also present. Spalbar stressed that every Ladakhi must...

BOSE organizes first time an awareness programme on Adolescence Education
Leh ,September 02, (Scoop News)- For the first time an awareness programme on Adolescence Education is being organized in Leh. Organized by J&K State Board of School Education (BOSE) in collaboration with NCERT New Delhi at Leh Conference hall the two days awareness programme was chaired by Executive Councilor for Higher Education, Mohd. Shafi Lassu today. Addressing the programme, Executive Councilor for Higher Education Mohd Shafi Lassu said that adolescent period is the most sensitive stage in human life adding that it is the same period in which adolescents are venerable to drugs, ba...

No encroachment, DC Leh in touch with his HP counterpart: Gurezi
Srinagar, August 30, (Scoop News)-Minister of State for Sheep and Animal Husbandry, Nazir Ahmad Gurezi while replying, on behalf of Minister(I/c) Revenue, on a Calling Attention Notice of Nurboo Gialchan informed the House today that Sercho area of block Nyoma falls on the border of Leh and Himachal Pradesh (HP) and generally people cross over to either side for grazing their cattle. The Minister said that Deputy Commissioner Leh has been asked to pursue the matter vigorously to ensure that no permanent encroachment takes place in the area. Regarding the issue of demarcation of boundary between Leh and Himachal Pradesh, the Minister said that Deputy Commissioner is in touch with his cou...

OP Sadhbhavna A Module to Strengthen Awam and Jawan: Maj Gen Negi
Kargil,August 30, (Scoop News)- OP Sadhbhavna Programme is a module to strengthen the bond between the Jawan and Awam and to fulfill this aim Indian Army is organizing various Programmes like Medical Camps, Vetenary Camps, Sports Activities, Music Competitions etc and army has opened various Army Goodwill Schools, Women Welfare Centers etc in Border District Kargil. This was revealed by the GOC 8 Mountain Division Major General Jaiveer Negi while talking to our correspondent on the final day of Suru Valley National Integration Cultural Competition concluded at Captain Nongrum, MVC Auditorium Khumbathang Kargil. Out of Hundreds of Participants from more than 40 villages, Syed Zulfi ...

A&H department organizes one day Vegetable –cum-Fruit Exhibition
Leh, August 30, (Scoop News)- To encourage the farmers in agriculture, horticulture and floriculture sectors keeping in view the growing demands of vegetable and fruits in Leh, the Agriculture and Horticulture department organized a day long Vegetable –cum-Fruit Exhibition at Indoor Stadium, Leh today. The exhibition was inaugurated by CEC, LAHDC Rigzin Spalbar who was chief guest on the occasion while as Executive Councilor for Agriculture Sonam Dorjey was guest of honour on the occasion. Tremendous response of farmers was seen in the exhibition displaying variety of fruits like apric...

 
 Debate
Salam Kashmir: An artist on Noah's Ark
Naeem Akhtar Human beings tend to come out with their best or the worst in face of disasters. The current deluge in Kashmir is no exception. Here are two stories from the same neighbourhood, Jawaharnagar, once a posh locality in the uptown Srinagar. Both narrated by the most authentic witnesses who have been the central characters of these stories. On Sunday, 7th of September I received a message from Dr Iffat shah the renowned dermatologist of the city that her parents living in Jawaharnagar were 'drowning in their second story' and asked me to do something. Her parents happen to ...

I can’t remember another natural disaster where govt was so completely paralysed
By Omar Abdullah I’ve spent an awfully long time staring at this blank computer screen wondering where to start from, wondering how to put in to words what I’ve seen, felt and experienced over the last couple of weeks. The suffering and difficulty that I’ve seen the people of my state go through has been unimaginable, and at times almost overwhelming, but I want others to get a sense of what it has been like to try and lead Jammu and Kashmir through these difficult times. None of what I've written is in any way offered as an excuse or a defence of what went wrong in the firs...

Without Mincing Any Words
Brig Anil Gupta Jammu & Kashmir has experienced the worst tragedy in the living memory of many people. It’s still reeling under the effect of massive devastation caused due to unprecedented rains and floods in the first week of September. But for the heroic and selfless efforts of the Indian Armed Forces and the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) the magnitude of the tragedy would have been unimaginable. The tragedy is not over as yet; while I sit down to pen my thoughts. There is extreme resentment and anger among the public for total collapse and callousness of the civil adm...

Floods - May you wash away the prejudices !
B L Saraf The humongous floods have inundated the state of Jammu & Kashmir in general and the Valley in particular ; bringing heaps of misery , of varied kinds, to the helpless residents .The destruction caused by the floods in Kashmir is a tragedy of a great magnitude . The devastation brought about is unbelievable and , in most cases , immeasurable . Hundreds of precious lives have perished in the furry - a loss which can never be recompensed. It is a human problem . The state government is missing from the scene . The Indian Army has ...

Prepare for a dangerous Pakistan
By Dr. Ramesh Tamiri Pakistan’s neurotic obsession to change the status quo in Kashmir,seek parity with India by resorting to cross-border terrorism to check its ascendency to a regional power and chase strategic depth in Afghanistan has pushed Pakistan in to a state of chronic instability. Far from hurting India its policies have put the very future of the state at stake. The jihadi assets it reared over the years as tools of for pursuing its strategic policies have turned against it and have been indulging in systematic assaults on the symbols of the army and the state. There ...

Pakistan on knife edge
Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani I had planned to write this column on the special session of UN Human Rights Council requested by Iraq and supported by Group of Arab States, Non Aligned Movement, Organization of Islamic Cooperation and European Union to discuss “the human rights situation in Iraq in light of abuses committed by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and associated groups,” on Monday 1 September 2014. UN Secretary General has received JKCHR Written Statement for the Special Session. This will be circulated as a General Assembly document on Monday during the session an...

Has ISIS dug its own grave?
By Brig Anil Gupta ISIS, a splinter group of Al Qaeda, rose to prominence in the early half of this year due to its spectacular military successes capturing swathes of territory in Northern Iraq and threatening Baghdad. This supplemented its earlier similar success in parts of Syria. The world was awed with the professional manner in which Jihadists fighters of ISIS over came in rapid succession the Iraqi Army which in most cases either ran away or surrendered meekly. In the bargain, ISIS not only captured real estate but also war waging material left behind by the Iraqi Army and...

Legislative Council Resolution On Indo- Pak Dialogue
By B. L . Saraf The suspension of Foreign Secretary level talks between India and Pakistan has evoked mixed reactions across the political spectrum in the country and beyond . But, reaction in J &K , particularly in the Valley, has been rather severe . So much so that the legislative Council had to intervene and pass a resolution to impress upon India to resume the dialogue . Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has taken upon himself to raise the pitch and criticize Modi government for disruption in the dialogue proces...

 Jammu News
NH issues schedule for traffic flow on Jammu-Srinagar road
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- The National Highway which was damaged and blocked at Gangroo and Higni (Ramsoo) due to recent unprecedented flood/landslides is expected to be restored for one way traffic on 16/09/2014. Keeping in view the prevailing situation in the valley and smooth flow of traffic on National Highway especially at Gangroo and Higni (Ramsoo) the traffic on NHW shall strictly ply one way. Only relief and essential commodities carrying vehicles shall be allowed to ply from Jammu to Srinagar on first 2 days i.e from 16/09/2014 to 17/09/2014. Thereafter, the traffic for 1 day i.e on 19/09/2014 (only passenger vehicle) will ply from Srinagar to Jammu. Similarly, fo...

Jugal , Nirmal visit Sunderbani, other areas
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- Continuing their efforts to reach out to the flood victims, BJP State President & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma and BJP Election Campaign Committee Chairman Dr. Nirmal Singh, visited various areas of Sunberbani, Nowshera and Kalakot in order to express full solidarity and be with them in this hour of tragedy that has befallen them and extend support and relief. Both the leaders also visited Laam area of Nowshera to take part in Bhog ceremony of the people who lost their lives in the floods due to washing away of a marriage bus. During their visits, Jugal Kishore Sharma and Dr Nirmal Singh held meetings with the senior officials of the District Administratio...

Seth to participate in political dialogue progremme in Germany
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- Parimoksh Seth, Advocate J&K High Court & Member National Legal Committee of Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morch (BJYM) is a part of 6 members delegation which has been invited to participate in Political Dialogue Programme For Indian Parliamentarian and Young Politicians in Germany on September 19 to 21, 2014 and to participate in Germany Day. The delegation is to be led by Anurag Singh Thakur M.P Lok Sabha & National President BJYM & comprises of Pushpendra Singh Chandel MP, Rahul Kaswan MP, Abhishek Matoria MLA, Parimoksh Seth & Shivam Chhabra. The delegation will meet Dr Angela Merkel Chancellor of Federal Republic of Germany, Chief Justice of Federal F...

Kavinder, Ch Lal Singh visit flood affected areas
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- BJP State General Secretary & former Mayor Kavinder Gupta, alongwith BJP senior leader & former MP Ch. Lal Singh, conducted extensive tour of Panjer, Saggal, Dubigali, Moongri, Lalli, Kalsot, Ladda, Kothi, Dingidar, Krimchi, Damnot, Malali, Mali, Kandi areas of Udhampur and Reasi districts to have an on the spot assessment of the damages and losses of precious lives due to the recent heavy rains and resultant flash floods. BJP leaders visited the families who have lost their dear ones, expressed sympathies with them, interacted and sought details of any relief / compensation given to them so far. Kavinder Gupta, while expressing shock over the tragic i...

1 killed, 3 others injured in IED blast in Mendhar
Jammu, September 15,(Scoop News)- An IED blasted near Sunea Gali in Mendhar sector, Monday morning at around 11.30 hrs, a defence official told scoop news. A porter Khan Mohd resident of Choi died, another porter got injured while two other BSF Jawan also got injured. The entire area has been cordoned and search is on ,the official added. ...

CM should own moral responsibility for J&K’s disaster
Jammu,September 15, (Scoop News)- State BJP advises Chief Minister to own responsibility for J&K disaster as it is now more than eleven days that Indian brave army under “Operation Meghrahat” started rescuing people from the valley of water but state government machinery remained absent from the scene. This was stated by the BJP State Spokesperson Dr. Nirmal Kamal in a press handout issued today. She further said that it is unfortunate that the Congress big wigs have started alleging Army selectively rescuing people in distress after appreciating Prime Minsiter Narendra Modi’s timely direction to Army to start rescue operations. She also ridiculed the statement of Congress Senior leader...

Sahu reviews distribution of relief, restoration works
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Jammu, Ajeet Kumar Sahu today visited Railway Station Jammu, Bhagwati Nagar, Sidhra, Narwal, Talab Khatikan, Gujjar Nagar, Peerkho and other area of the City to take stock of restoration of damaged infrastructures, processing and providing of ex-gratia relief and functioning of the relief camps where free food is being provided to the affected/stranded passengers. DC gave directions to all the concerned Departments to work with zeal and dedication to achieve the deadlines fixed for restoration of damaged infrastructures and public utilities. He also convened meeting of the SDMs/Tehsildars and other Revenue officers in which progress...

Div Com visits Bani, took stock of damages, relief and rehabilitation
Kathua, September 15, (Scoop News Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Shantmanu accompanied by IGP Jammu, Rajesh Kumar visited tehsil Bani and held meeting with officers of tehsil and district administration at Forest Rest House today. ADDC Kathua Narinder Singh Bali, SSP Kathua Mohan Lal, XEN's of PWD, PDD, PHE, PMGSY and other tehsil and district level officers were present during the visit. SDM Bani M.A Banday apprised the Divisional Commissioner Shant Manu about the damages due to recent incessant rains and floods in the tehsil. While giving detail of loss of livestock in the recent fury...

 
 Kashmir News
Rajendra reviews functioning of police deptt
September 16, (Scoop News)- The Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar, who is personally monitoring and supervising the assistance extended by JKP to the people in the flood affected areas, has asked the officers to mobilize their resources and coordinate with the civil administration to ease the problems of the people in this hour of need. Rajendra, who is taking meetings of senior police officers regularly to review the progress on the rescue front, directed all Zonal IsGP, range DIsGP, District Superintendents and Commandants of Armed/IRP Battalions of JKP to mobilize their subordinate establishments and work round the clock for the rescue and assistance of...

Taj inspects SrInagar, Pulwama, Anantnag, Baramulla hospitals
SrInagar,, September 16, (Scoop News)- The routine healthcare services in the Bone and Joint Hospital, Srinagar and Maternity Hospital Sanatnagar have been resumed, while the SKIMS, Bemina would also be made partially functional in a day or two. The Minister for Health and Medical Education, Taj Mohi-u-Din, during the inspection of the hospitals in Srinagar, Pulwama, Anantnag and Baramulah districts said that the Bone and Joints Hospital is already functional, while the healthcare services in SKIMS, Bemina would be partially resumed in a day or two. “The services in SKIMS, Bemina will be started partially as for now as the area is still waterlogged”, the Minister was told during the...

DC Baramulla takes stock rescue relief operations
Educational institutions to reopen on Sept 17 in Baramulla
Baramulla, September 15, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Farooq Ahmed Lone convened a meeting of district officers today to review the prevailing flood situation and take stock of relief and rescue operations being conducted in the district. It was informed that about 85 villages have been affected in the floods. Nearly 45 relief camps and langers have been established, 25 tents, 250 blankets and 29 boats have been provided to the people. The government has evacuated about 55000 people from inundated areas and 99 people were rescued at Boniyar. The officers apprised that 47 tractors, 4 special bus services, 55 water tankers have been pressed into service. About 400 qt rice...

Srinagar city divided into zones to carryout sanitation operations
Srinagar,September 15, (Scoop News Considering the enormity of the clean up and sanitation operations in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation areas, the government has ordered that the Srinagar city shall be divided into three zones and the senior officers shall be put in-charge of each zone to perform the task(s) as may be assigned to them by the Housing and Urban Development Department. The officers include Sheikh Mushtaq Ahmad, IAS, Secretary to Government, Higher Education Department, Dr. G. N. Qasba, Commissioner, SMC and Tufail Mattoo, Managing Director, J&K Cable Car Corporation. The Housing and Urban Development Department shall work out the details in this regar...

“Don’t go by rumour. death toll for entire Kashmir Valley still is 30:Omar
Srinagar, September 14, (Scoop News)- “Don’t go by rumour. The death toll for entire Kashmir Valley still is 30. I appeal to people not to fall for such scare or rumour mongering. We need to get together,” Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said. Omar referred to “rumours’ about bodies being washed away to Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), questioning how they could pass through two power projects and go across. Omar also hit out at rumour mongers for wrongly spreading that rescue operations were focused only on outsiders and VIPs and not residents of the Valley. Seeking to set the record straight, he told reporters that about 80,000 people of the Valley were rescued by the armed forces and...

CS, DGP visit south Kashmir
Review rescue, relief operations
Srinagar,September 14, (Scoop News)-Chief Secretary Mohd. Iqbal Khandey along with Director General of Police K. Rajindra today visited south Kashmir areas and took stock of various relief and rehabilitation operations undertaken by the administration. They visited Anantnag, Pulwama, Kulgam and Shopian districts and took a detailed review of the pace and progress of relief works undertaken by each district administration after the recent natural disaster. While briefing about the relief operations in Anantnag district, the Deputy Commissioner informed that 56 villages including 18 mohallas of the town have been worst affected by the flood, adding that 318 tents, 3700 blankets and over 15...

CS takes stock of rescue & relief operations in Baramulla & Bandipora
Srinagar,September 13, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey today conducted an extensive tour of Baramulla and Bandipora districts to take stock of rescue and relief operations. Taking stock of the flood situation besides rescue and relief operations in the twin district, the Chief Secretary asserted on coordinated efforts to ensure restoration of essential services and public utilities on fast track basis. He asked the DC’s to continue to monitor the relief measures and mitigate the sufferings of the affected people to some extent. Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Farooq Ahmed lone apprised the Chief Secretary of the rescue and relief measures being taken i...

CS takes stock of rescue & relief operations in Baramulla & Bandipora
Srinagar,September 13, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khandey today conducted an extensive tour of Baramulla and Bandipora districts to take stock of rescue and relief operations. Taking stock of the flood situation besides rescue and relief operations in the twin district, the Chief Secretary asserted on coordinated efforts to ensure restoration of essential services and public utilities on fast track basis. He asked the DC’s to continue to monitor the relief measures and mitigate the sufferings of the affected people to some extent. Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Farooq Ahmed lone apprised the Chief Secretary of the rescue and relief measures being taken i...

 
 Other Stories
ADG visits PHQ, enquires welfare of staff
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)- In order to enquire the welfare of staff of Police Headquarters (PHQ), the Additional Director General of Police (Headquarters), S. P. Vaid today conducted inspection of all sections of PHQ and enquired the welfare of staff members and their families, who were affected due to recent flood in valley. He was accompanied by IGP (Personnel), A. K. Choudhary, IGP (Headquarters), Deepak Kumar, DIG (Administration, Ali Mohammad and AIG Provision, A. A. Kakroo and AIG (Welfare), Rajeshwar Kumar. ...

Balraj Puri remembered
Jammu, September 16, (Scoop News)-In a meeting in memory of Balraj Puri organized by the Peoples’ Union For Civil Liberties(PUCL) on this Saturday, the 13th September, 2014 at the Gandhi Peace Foundation, New Delhi glowing tributes were paid to him by several speakers. Badri Raina, former professor of Delhi University and well known commentator on politics, culture and society, remembered the days of 1947 when the Jammu region was wrought with communal conflict. At that critical time, Balraj Puri collected a band of secular students to form a Jammu Students Union who devoted the...

B.S.P. appointed Capt. Dhingra as block president for block Dansal
Nagrota , September 16, (Scoop News)-Bahujan Samaj party state Gen. Sec. Rakesh Wazir and candidate Nagrota assembly constituency while speaking in a public meeting held here today at Kahpota announced Capt. Shiv Lal Dhingra as Block President for block Dansal and said that his experience, dedication, honesty would bring the party on the top in the constituency and Nagrota constituency will achieve new heights of development and eradication of un- employment under his leadership. Mr. Wazir during his tour also highlighted plight of villages effected due the rain havoc and said that still there are many villages which are cut of from the roads, electricity & water and asked the auth...

Administration, Police, Army making coordinated efforts: DDC
Udhampur, September 15, (Scoop News)-In its endeavour to extend relief and rehabilitation services to flood victims, District Development Commissioner, Udhampur Yasha Mudgal convened a press conference regarding rescue and relief operation of the flood affected people in the district. District Development Commissioner, Udhampur gave an overview of situation and relief measures taken by the district administration to save the lives and evacuate people from the flood and landslide affected areas of the district. The DDC gave a briefing regarding damages caused to infrastructure and private properties besides loss of human lives and relief. The DDC i...

J&K Connect Centre headed by a senior Government officer has been established
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- A 24x7 dedicated helpline through J&K Connect Centre headed by a senior Government officer has been established for finding the missing persons due to recent flood victims at the ground floor of the Office Complex of Divisional Commissioner at Rail head Complex, Jammu. This information was shared by Shantmanu, Divisional Commissioner Jammu during a press briefing today evening. The major purpose of this J&K Connect Centre is to help in finding the missing persons all across the state due to recent floods. This Connect Centre shall be headed by Amit Sharma, Special Secretary to Government, Animal/Sheep Husbandry Department in Jammu who shall be assisted...

Rescue and relief ops by IAF from jammu
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- Rescue and Relief Operations continue from Jammu Air Force Base for the 11th day starting from 05 Sep 14. The team lead by Air Commodore PE Patange YSM, VM is fully geared up and continuing operations of rescue and relief. The Air Force administration, Jammu is deeply involved in providing food refreshment, clothing and facility of comfort to the rescued people. Also, the transport facility to relief camps and other desired places within Jammu is arranged by IAF. A large number of aircrafts including the fixed wind and rotary wing are operating from Ai...

Dozens of youth join BJYM, take pledge to work for Mission 44+
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)-Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) Jammu West District, organized a programme under the leadership of ward No 18 President-Achal Sharma. The program was chaired by BJP State Secretary Munish Sharma along with BJYM Jammu West Distt. President Ajay Vaid. About 100 youth hailing from different wards of the district joined Yuva Morcha and they were welcomed by garlanding by Munish Sharma, Ajay Vaid and other leaders. While speaking on the occasion, Munish Sharma said that it is time to prove our self best and to work hard so that we could achieve the Mission ...

Police continues rescue operations in Reasi
Reasi, September 15, (Scoop News )-During the recent heavy rainfall in the state which continued for more than four days, District Reasi was highly affected. The Chenab River was flowing above its danger mark, which caused a serious threat. In well coordinated efforts by District Police and its units large numbers of people were rescued in a series of rescue operations in coordination with Army and CRPF. To mention a few Kala Jhar Chungra' was first major Rescue operation that was launched and continued for more than 3-4 Days. The area is at an approximate distance of 35 luns on foot from Chasana, the police party was led by SHO Chasana himself. In village AO & Kayala (Suketer) 35 famil...

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Army refutes charges of discrimination as 'malicious'
Team of officers/officials from Doda deputed to Srinagar
District Administration, 187 Bn CRPF distributes relief
Large scale relief material collected, distributed
True example of Kashmiriyat
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Large scale relief material collected, distributed
Kranti Dal lauds army's role in relief, rescue operations
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Political Empowerment to Women
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Contours of Sham Lal Sharma’s bombshell
Well begun Mr. Prime Minister!
Pakistan is heading for a disaster
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