Wednesday, April 16, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Governor for involving more Schools in Red Cross activities
Prizes distributed to students of Jodhamal Public school
Jammu, April 16, (Scoop News)-N.N. Vohra, Governor, presented certificates to the students of Jodhamal Public School who had won prizes in different competitions in the Inter-State Junior Red Cross Training Camp. This camp had been organized by the Indian Red Cross Society, Punjab, at Amritsar. The prize distribution function was held here at Raj Bhavan, today. The Governor interacted with the students and the accompanying staff. The students presented a brief profile of the curricular and co- curricular activities of their school. They also shared their experiences of the Camp at Amritsar. The Governor appreciated the School’s initiative in involving the students in varied community based programmes and observed that such exposures in youth lay a strong foundation for developing positive attitudes in dealing with challenges in later life. The Governor presented ci...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
UT for Ladakh a poll gimmick: Mufti
‘Congress, NC only interested in power’
Srinagar, April 16, (Scoop News)- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has said the opportunistic alliance between National Conference and Congress has nothing in common except the lust for power and that is why both parties tried to mislead the people without caring for the consequences. Addressing large number of political workers from Kupwara district who joined the party today Mufti said the Congress promise of a union territory for Ladakh in its local manifesto is an election time gimmick which has been introduced for votes but without realizing that it is constitutionally impossible. More than 400 political workers belonging largely to the Gujjar communit...

Wont allow PDP and BJP to toy with our future :Dr. Farooq
Baramulla, April 16, (Scoop News)- National Conference Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah has said that National Conference wont allow PDP and BJP to toy with the future of our State and will foil their attempts to dilute the special status of this State for their ruthless, personal political ambitions. Dr. Farooq Abdullah was speaking at an impressive joint NC-Congress public meeting in Baramulla after the NC-Congress Coalition Candidate Sharif-ud-din Shariq filed his nomination papers from the Baramulla-Kupwara Parliament Seat. Sharif-ud-din Shariq was accompanied to the DC Office by Senior Leaders including Dr. Farooq Abdullah, Professor Saif-ud-din Soz, Taj Mohuiddin, Ghulam...

Omar takes on PDP heavily
‘Vote to PDP is vote to BJP’
Devsar (Kulgam), April 16, (Scoop News)- Taking on PDP heavily for its deceptive and opportunistic politics, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah, who is also Working President of National Conference Wednesday said that Mufti duo are acting as ‘Amit Shahs’ of Narendra Modi in Jammu and Kashmir adding that PDP and BJP have entered into a clandestine alliance to supplement and compliment each other. He said that voting in favour of PDP will amount to voting for BJP. Addressing election rallies at Homeshalibug, Kulgam and Devsar in favour of NC-Congress joint candidate from Anantnag-Pulwama Parliamentary Constituency, Dr. Mehboob Baig, Omar Abdullah said that the only aim of P...

NC desperate to create fear, insecurity in Kashmir: Mehbooba
Srinagar, April 16, (Scoop News)- The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti Thursday said the National Conference is desperate to create fear, insecurity and disturb peace in Kashmir as a last bid to keep voters away from polling stations. Addressing various roadside meetings in Shopian and Wachi segments of Anantanag parliamentary constituency Mehbooba said the ruling party which is sensing its rout could go to any extent and might even target its own workers in order to create panic and fear among political parties. “They have always thrived in insecurity and at this crucial juncture when the NC feels its very existence as a political party is threatened it mig...

 
 Ladakh News
Huge rally held by Congress Party at historic Polo Ground
releases its manifesto
Leh (Ladakh), April 15, (Scoop News)-Congress Party on Tuesday held a huge rally near historic Polo Ground in which thousands of party activists participated. Supporters across Leh district took part in the gathering in support of Congress candidate for Lok Sabha, Tsering Samphel, from Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency. party leaders Nawang Rigzin Jora, Rigzin Spalbar and Tsering Samphel addressed the gathering and recounted the contributions made to Ladakh region by the Congress party. At the end of the occasion a manifesto was also released: for Parliamentary Election 2014 in which ...

Returning Officer Ladakh Parliamentary Constituency issues Notification for election
Jammu, April 12, (Scoop News)-The Returning Officer for 4-Ladakh Parliamentary constituency (Deputy Commissioner Leh) Simrandeep Singh today issued election notification for the Ladakh parliamentary constituency. As per the notification, nomination papers may be delivered by candidate or by any of his proposers to the Returning Officer (Deputy Commissioner Leh) or to Assistant Returning Officer (Assistant Commissioner Revenue Leh), at Deputy Commissioner Office, near pologround Leh on any day other than public holiday not later than 3.pm on April 19, 2014. The nomination papers can be obtained at the above mentioned place and time aforesaid. The nomination pape...

Medical camp organizes at Samra (Kargil on world health day
Srinagar, April 11, (Scoop News)- A medical camp was organised by the Army in Samra village under Block Chiktan at Kargil on 11 April 2014 to commemorate the World Health Day. The camp was organised by Army Field Hospital under aegis of the Biamah Brigade. Apart from doctors, one dentist and a lady gynecologist were the specialist doctors present at the medical camp. The local population thronged the camp in large numbers with great enthusiasm. 270 medical and 60 dental patients, hailing from villages such as Budhkharbu, Chulichann, Dachay, Chiktan, Khangral and Hagnis were treated in this camp. Most of the elderly patients were seen to be suffering from Diabetes and Osteoarthr...

Horticulture primary profession of farmers in Kargil: Raza
Kargil, April 10, (Scoop News)- The Department of Horticulture Kargil started the distribution of more than, 28,000 Fruit Saplings/Seedlings and 40,000 Strawberry Runners from its Nurseries located at different places of the District. The Chief Horticulture Officer Kargil Ali Raza inaugurated the programme at Central Nursery Kurbathang Kargil during which Hundreds of Progressive farmers from all over Kargil were present to collect the plants. While interacting with the farmers, Ali Raza told that the Department is distributing the Fruit Saplings free of Cost and the motive of such distri...

It is Leh v/s Kargil again during Lok Sabha election this season
Kargil, April 8, (Scoop News)-Taking a hint from the expected division of votes in a particular community of Ladakh region, two political-arch rivals in Kargil district have joined hands and decided to field a common candidate from the area in the forthcoming parliamentary elections. Ladakh constituency is going to polls on May 7, the last phase of Parliamentary elections in 2014. Two top religious bodies, Islamiya School Kargil (ISK) and Imam Khemeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) have decided to field their common candidate as an Independent for Ladakh Parliamentary constituency...

ADC, Leh inaugurates a short training course under “ Hunar –Se- Rozgar”
Leh,April 5, (Scoop News)- The Additional Deputy Commission, Leh Hassan Khan today inaugurated a 42 days short training course under “ Hunar –Se- Rozgar” programme at Food Craft Institute Takskithang, Leh. The six weeks course will cover basic training in food & Beverage and Housekeeping etc. Addressing the inaugural function, the ADC, Leh Hassan Khan expressed great happiness for making the newly constructed Food Craft Institute at Leh functional with the launching of “Hunar-Se-Rozgar” programme in this institute and hoped that this institute will prove very beneficial for both Leh a...

Ladakh Lok Sabha Elections-2014 unfolding gradually
Leh- (Ladakh), April 3, (Scoop News)-Launching their poll campaign with great intensity for the lone parliamentary seat of Ladakh region, the two candidates belonging to rival political groups, Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC), are battling it out in the vast spread constituency. Spread over 75,000 sq km of mountainous area with a population of nearly three hundred thousand souls, the country's only cold desert constituency has nearly 1,60,000 electorate (81,168 males and 78,781 females) in twin districts of Leh and Kargil. Ladakh is going t...

Srinagar-Leh highway expected to open in last week of April
Kargil, April 03, (Scoop News)- The life line of Ladakh NH 1D, which connects Ladakh from the rest of the world after six months, will be opening for vehicular traffic in the last week of April, which is one month late from last year. Project VIJAYAK of Border Roads Organization has reached at Machoyi 26 km from Drass 3 Km before Gumri to clear 30 feet or more of snow accumulated by wind or avalanches on highway. Col P Kumar CO VIJAYAK while talking to this reporter told that his team has started the Snow Clearance work in time but due to the heavy snowfall created the problem. He ...

 
 Debate
Mirwaiz’s “I “ And “You “ – a divisive terminology
By B L Saraf On the eve of Lok – Sabha poll , Mirwaiz Umar Farroq has addressed open letter to the people of India exhorting them “to raise their voice and press the elected representatives to rise above domestic politics on the Kashmir issue .” The letter has been published in a national daily newspaper . It begins with the line “ India’s elections have begun and you are exercising your votes to choose your new political representatives ….”Mirwaiz’s heart seems to bleed for both Kashmiris and the Indians on the ‘ unresolved Kashmir dispute ‘ which accor...

Struggle for UT Ladakh
Thupstan Chhewang My attention has been drawn to certain references made about me by Mr Nurboo Gialchan, Congress MLC, in the article “Divisional status for Ladakh-a rejoinder” on March 21. Mr Gialchan has grossly mispresented facts. I take this opportunity to put the record straight: (a) First of all he has quoted my party colleague, Mr Jamyang Tsering Namgyal’s reference to my speech at Leh’s Polo Ground, which is the most popular venue for political parties in Leh to unfold their agenda, and written “Sh. Thupstan Chhewang might have said such things at Polo Ground or anywhere else. But he keeps mum where his voice matters most.” It is not surprising that Mr Gi...

The tears of a denied mandate
A child crying is understandable, but Jaswant Singh is too grown up a man to cry in public
By Amit Kushari A kid can shed tears in public if his mummy doesn't give him a chocolate. But it is not expected that a senior politician with 50 years experience in public life will do so if his political party is unable to give him a ticket in the elections. Usually our politicians try to put up a brave 'dabang' image in public and would never reveal their weaknesses. Last week when we saw Shri Jaswant Singh shedding tears in public because BJP had denied him a ticket from Barmer, people were really shocked. Jaswant Singh had served in various senior positions in the party and in the government of India. BJP had made him external affairs minister of India and he had also se...

Polls and passion for power
By Prof M L Raina “It grieves any heart to know What man has made of man” -William Wordsworth- Now, after a long lapse of time, the curtain has risen again on the political Theater of the absurd, presenting the interesting scenes of the usual memorable melodrama, with exciting features of tomfoolery and deceit, providing both amazement and amusement. Now the eazer spectators watch live the skilled players playing their scripted roles with aplomb and cocksureness. Now, the actors, displaying their art of histrionics, are trying to create empathy in the minds of the onlookers, in respect of their sham idealistic jargon. Now, as this political jugglery moves on, the e...

Election 2014 who fears the fractured mandate?
By B L Saraf Electioneering for the 15th Lok Sabha is slowly but surely on. Though the pitch is still not feverish , yet the power seekers and the power brokers, in Delhi and provincial capitals, see a job on their hands. Permutations and combinations are being worked out to out manoeuvre one another and hijack the mandate. As the polling date approaches most of the countrymen look forward to the results with a hope . They want present Government to go, after what they have gone through the last five years of the UPA-2 rule. Physical security concerns, particularly of the womenfolk, the national security scenario, c...

Why Union Territory ?
Chhewang Dorje Ladakh is the remotest part of J& K state, inhabited by the Buddhist who have close religious and cultural affinity with the Tibetan Buddhists and Muslims (both Shia and Sunni) and it is situated at the highest altitude. Ladakh is generally called “Roof of the World”. Since 1989 Ladakh has been struggling to preserve its separate identity vis -a-vis Kashmir and in this struggle it has come up with many demands like inclusion of Bodhi language in the 8th schedule of the constitution and demand for union territory is also one of them. The Eighth Schedule to the Indian Constitution contains a list of 22 scheduled languages. At the time the constitution was enacted,...

Mirwaiz on Delhi politics
By Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani Hurriyat (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has made important observations on the merits of Vajpayee’s Kashmir policy and the character of elections in Jammu and Kashmir. In view of Parliamentary and State elections the two observations remain quotes of the week. He has lauded Atal Biharee Vajpayee for his initiatives on Kashmir and at the same time has termed elections in Jammu and Kashmir as a fraud. The two observations need to be considered with seriousness by Delhi and its compliant agency in Srinagar. The NDA and UPA Governments have performed differently in Jammu and Kashmir and have etched different impressions on the common mind in the Valley in parti...

UT demand a political struggle-Divisional status, an administrative benefit,Nurboo Gialchan issues a rejoinder
“You may fool all the people some of the time; you can even fool some of the people all the time; but you cannot fool all of the people all the time.” Abraham Lincoln Some misplaced criticisms have been pouring in from some vested interest sections of Ladakh against the recent resolution passed by the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council in favour of a separate Division for Ladakh. While the saner sections of society have welcomed this historic resolution, some vested interest political elements, hiding behind the guise of Union Territory (UT), have tried to create a fuss abou...

 Jammu News
BSP office Bearers of District Doda joined JKDF
Jammu,April 16, (Scoop News)- Impressed by programmes and polices of Jammu Kashmir Democratic Front (JKDF) over a dozen office bearers of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) from Doda District today formally joined the party to toe the party line. In an impressive function held at Doda Unit office of JKDF in presence of JKDF Senior Leader Krishan Lal Gupta and Swami Raj Sharma office bearers of BSP along with 200 supporters voluntarily expressed their desire to serve the masses and formally became the part of the party cadre. The prominent among those who joined the party are Hatim Din (General Secretary BSP, Doda Unit), Jagmeet Singh (Secretary BSP Doda Unit), Sumeet Singh, Riyaz A...

Cong, NC responsible for exodus of Kashmiri Hindus: Gosani
Jammu,April 16, (Scoop News)- A handful of people from Kashmiri Pandit community have become puppets in the hands of Congress and NC leaders. These people are appealing the community to vote for NC-Congress candidates, which is very unfortunate. It was stated by BJP Migrant Cell State Convenor Bharat Bhushan Gosani while addressing media persons at party headquarters on Wednesday. Bharat Bhushan Gosani said that with Lok Sabha elections in progress, the leaders of NC and Congress are fearing the defeat of their candidates. The past role of both these parties have invited widespread anger and resentment among the people. The Kashmiri Hindu migrants too have suffered during the rule of NC...

JKDF Condemn the action of Returning Officer on its Polling agents
Jammu,April 16, (Scoop News)- JKDF State President and Candidate for Doda-Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency, Anil Gupta have strongly condemned the action of Returning Officer (Deputy Commissioner, Kathua), In which he used force to disperse the polling agents of JKDF who were taking part in inhouse training session organised by JKDF for the polling of 17th March 2014 for Udhampur Constituency. In a press Conference Anil Gupta Said, Our polling agents were taking part in close door training session and are being imparting training for the smooth conduct of polling to be held for Udhampur Constituency on 17th March 2014. The same is permissible under election commission rules. ...

26 BLOs placed under suspension in Srinagar district
LokAdalat settles 20 cases at Shangus
Jammu, April 16, (Scoop News)- According to Nodal Officer Election, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, who is also the Electoral Registration Officer, Srinagar, 26 Booth Level Officers (BLOs) of district Srinagar who were directed to attend election related meeting at SKICC, Srinagar but fail to attend the same meeting despite prior information, pending enquiry have been placed under suspension with immediate effect. The Controlling Officers of all these 26 BLOs have been asked to withhold their salary till further orders. LokAdalat settles 20 cases at Shangus A LokAdalat was held under the chairmanship of Munsiff, Shangus, Mr. Altaf Husain Khan, who is also Chairman, Tehsil Leg...

Polling parties dispatched for Ramnagar, Chenani, Udhampur Constituencies
Udhampur, April 16, (Scoop News)-In all 3 Assembly Segments of Udhampur constituency, polling parties have been dispatched in the presence of General Observer, Dr. Ravishanker J and District Election Officer, Udhampur, Mrs. Yasha Mudgal, to far off destinations with poll materials and EVMs for Udhampur, Chenani, Ramnagar constituencies from Govt. Degree College (boys) and Govt Women College Udhampur here today. The District Election Officer, Udhampur has emphasized upon the Zonal and Sector Magistrates including Zonal and Sector Officers of the Police to ensure better coordination on the day of polling on April, 17, 2014 in the district to ensure effective polling. The ARO’s fo...

Elaborate Security arrangements made in Reasi
Reasi,Jammu, April 16, (Scoop News)-Elaborate Security arrangements have been made in Reasi for peaceful conduct of elections. This was informed by SSP ReasiVivek Gupta who said that police is on extra alert to ensure smooth conduct of elections. Mr. Gupta stressed on the need to ensure maximum participation of citizens in elections to strengthen the democracy. He said that voting is a political right and one should remember that each and every vote has a value and urged the young voters to caste their franchise irrespective of caste, creed, religion and even regional influences. He also sought public cooperation in making the election process a smooth one. ...

‘May 16 will be dry day’
Jammu, April 16, (Scoop News)- As per the order of Excise Commissioner, Jammu and Kashmir certain liquor shops in districts of Samba , Reasi, and Udhampur have been ordered to observe dry day on the day of counting of votes for general elections (2014) – the May 16. “In view of counting of votes on May 16, 2014 of General Election to Lok Sabha 2014,Saki Wine shop, Ghagwal of District Samba, Nand Kishore Wine Shop, Rajpura of District Samba,Sun & Sand Bar & Restaurant Ghagwal of Samba District, Surinder Wine shop Manthal District Udhampur, Sansar Chand Wine Shop Majalta of District Udhampur, Kamla Devi Wine Shop Pouni District Reasi, Harbhajan Wine Shop Bharakh District Reasi...

Kashmir University Council Meeting held
Jammu, April 16, (Scoop News)-Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the Kashmir University, urged the Vice Chancellors of the Universities of the Kashmir and Jammu to take up research projects on subjects which are related to the problems being faced by the people of the State. He said this at the meeting of the University Council held today while reviewing the ongoing research projects of the University. The University informed that the major ongoing research projects included one for the establishment of an Apple Germplasm Repository and developing an Action Plan for Strengthening the Ecological Integrity of the Dal Lake. The Governor suggested to the Vice Chancellor to consider involving SK...

 
 Kashmir News
Poll preparedness reviewed for 03-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency
Anantnag, April 16, (Scoop News)-All the requisite arrangements for the election of 03-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency to be held on April 24, 2014 have been finalized to ensure free and fair poll. This was disclosed in a meeting chaired by Returning Officer, 03-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency, Mr. Swagat Biswas. Among others, District Election Officer Kulgam, Mr. Jehangir Mir, District Election Officer Pulwama, Mr. Manzoor Ahmad Lone and District Election Officer Shopian, Mr. Bashir Ahmad Bhat participated in the meeting besides Election Observers, Mr. Prashant Singh, Mr. R.A. Khandelwal and Mr. AsangbaChubaAo, officers of various security agencies were al...

2 women consume poison: 1 dies
07 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, April 16, (Scoop News)- A lady died while another is being treated in hospital after they allegedly consumed poison in Anantnag and Budgam District last evening. A lady (name withheld) and resident of Batagund in the jurisdiction of Police station Dooru consumed some poisonous substance at her home. The lady was rushed to Hospital where she breathed her last. Dooru Police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a 45 years old lady (name with held) resident of Dadoora in the jurisdiction of police station Khag, Budgam consumed some poisonous substance at her home. She has been shifted to JVC Bemina for treatment. Khag Police has registered a case in this regard. ...

1274 polling staff selected in Bandipora
Bandipora,April 16, (Scoop News)- First randomization of polling staff was done by the District Election Officer, Bandipora, Dr. Shah Faisal here today. As many as 1274 employees were selected for poll duty required for 263 polling stations in District Bandipora. The training schedule has also been compiled for the poll staff. According to the schedule, the training of the poll staff of Gurez will be held at Rest House Gurez on April 21 and April 22, 2014 whileas the staff of Bandipora Tehsil will be imparted the training at Government Higher Secondary school Kaloosa on the same dates. Similarly, the training for the poll staff of Sonawari Tehsil will be held at Gove...

DC Ganderbal flags off Anti Polythene rally
Ganderbal,April 16, (Scoop News)- To create public awareness about the polythene ban and to make the district polythene free an anti polythene rally was organised in the district Ganderbal today. The school children of Ganderbal district joined hands with the administration and marched through the markets of Kangan, Lar and Ganderbal to make people aware about the ill-effects of polythene use. The rally was flagged off by the Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal in which over 1000 students of various educational institutions of the district participated. The rally was taken out from mini secretariat compound. Later, accompanied by senior officers of district administration,...

Daylong training programme for AEROs, BLOs held at SKICC
Srinagar, April 16, (Scoop News)-The District Election Officer, Srinagar, Farooq Ahmad Shah conducted a daylong training programme for Assistant Electoral Registration Officers (AEROs), Booth Level Officers (BLOs) and other officers concerned with Lok Sabha Elections-2014 for 02-Srinagar Parliamentary Constituency to acquaint them with various aspects of elections including handling of EVMs, distribution of voter slips among the electorate besides other measures for conducting free, fair and smooth Lok Sabha elections in the district. As many as 700 AEROs, BLOs and officials associated with the conduct of Lok Sabha polls participated in the training programme. The Bo...

Address Tosa Maidan issue on humanitarian grounds: Tarigami
Srinagar, April 15, (Scoop News)-Expressing serious concern over the reports that a number of precious lives have been lost besides dozens of people left incapacitated in Tosa Maidan firing range during last few decades, the CPI (M) state secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has urged upon the government to look into the lease extension matter on humanitarian grounds and find some alternate place to relocate the artillery range in the larger interests of Public. In a statement issued here today, the CPI (M) leader took a strong exception to politicization of the issue saying that Tosa Maida...

Girl ends life in Kulgam
Youth dies in landslide
Srinagar, April 15, (Scoop News)-A 16 year’s old girl (name withheld) and resident of Gandwani consumed some poisonous substance at her home in the jurisdiction of Police station D.H.Pora, Kulgam. She was shifted to Sub District hospital, D.H.Pora where she breathed her last. Police after conducted medico-legal formalities handed over the body of deceased girl to her relatives for last rites. A case has been registered in this regard. Youth dies in landslide A youth died after being buried under a landslide in Pattan area of Baramulla District, last evening. A 16 years Akhter Hussain Sofi son of Mohammad Ibrahim resident Udina, Pattan came under a landslide at Udina, in the jur...

3 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, April 14, (Scoop News)-Three persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Maruti car bearing registration number JK05A/7705 rammed into a shop at Nowpora, in the jurisdiction of Police station Bandipora, resulting in injuries to Mohammad Shafi Malla resident of Nowpora. The injured has been shifted to hospital for treatment. Bandipora Police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a motorcycle bearing registration number JK01F/4988 and a Santro bearing registration number JK01U/7187 collided near old Petrol Pump, in the jurisdiction of Police station Tangmarg, Baramulla. The motorcyclist Ajaz Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Ahad resident of Qazipora T...

 
 Other Stories
Gen Singh replaces Gen Hooda as new Corps Commander of White Knight Corps
‘ Nagrota, April 16, (Scoop News)_Lieutenant General KH Singh on Wednesday assumed command of the White Knight Corps from Lieutenant General DS Hooda, who moves on posting after 18 months of command, a defence official said. In his farewell message, the defemce official said, General Hooda complimented all ranks of White Knight Corps for their professionalism and dedication and thanked the civil administration for the excellent synergy with the Armed Forces. According to the official, Lieutenant General KH Singh was commissioned into The Rajput Regiment in 1978 and is an Infantry s...

Three day Dera Baba mela concludes
REASI/Jammu, April 14, (Scoop News)-Over 50,000 devotees of Dera Baba Bandha Bahadur paid obeisance at the historic Gurudwara situated at Dera Baba on the bank of river Chenab in Reasi during three day Baisakhi Mela and Dharmik Sammelan, which concluded here today. The devotees hailing from various parts of Jammu province and other states like Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Delhi and other parts of the country participated with great enthusiasm and gaiety in the three day mela to pay obeisance and seek blessing of Dera Baba Bandha Bahadur shrine. The 300-year-old Dera Baba Bandha Bahadur is a historic Gurudwara, having samadhi of Bandha Bahadur. The ashes of Bandha Bahadur an arrow given...

Farooq Khan, Sethi address massive public meetings in Bhadewah
Jammu, April 14, (Scoop News)-BJP leader & Retd. IGP Farooq Khan, alongwith Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency Incharge Yudhvir Sethi, held a very impressive and largely attended meeting of both the communities in Bhaderwah. The meeting witnessed overwhelming enthusiasm among the members of Hindu and Muslim communities. Farooq Khan, while addressing this gathering said that the Congress’ balloon of mis-information campaign and false propaganda against BJP has badly burst and the people across the country as well as in Jammu & Kashmir have realized that whatever had been preached about BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was fabricated in order to divide the society o...

Farooq Khan, Sethi address massive public meetings in Bhadewah
Jammu, April 14, (Scoop News)-BJP leader & Retd. IGP Farooq Khan, alongwith Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency Incharge Yudhvir Sethi, held a very impressive and largely attended meeting of both the communities in Bhaderwah. The meeting witnessed overwhelming enthusiasm among the members of Hindu and Muslim communities. Farooq Khan, while addressing this gathering said that the Congress’ balloon of mis-information campaign and false propaganda against BJP has badly burst and the people across the country as well as in Jammu & Kashmir have realized that whatever had been preached about BJP and its Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi was fabricated in order to divide the society o...

Div Com asks polling staff to strictly adhere to ECI guidelines
UDHAMPUR, April 14, (Scoop News)-For the smooth conduct of Lok Sabha Election 2014, the election preparedness meeting was reviewed by Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Shantmanu at DC office complex here today. He was accompanied by IGP Jammu, Rajesh Kumar and IG CRPF Kuldeep Dhar. The threadbare discussions were held on Security Plan, deployment of zonal/ sectoral officers and polling parties, transport plan, number of Model Polling Stations, strong rooms security , preparation of EVMs, BMF status at polling station, arrangements of vehicle for Zonal Magistrates and sectoral Magistrates, dispatch centre & receiving centre arrangements, food and civic amenities, health care, transportation...

BJP going up, opposition’s morale down: Kavinder
Jammu, April 14, (Scoop News)-Claiming that after the record turnout in first phase election in J&K, the graph of BJP in Kathua-Udhampur-Doda parliamentary constituency is going up with each passing day while there is shivering among the opposition parties, BJP State General Secretary Kavinder Gupta said that Modi wave is doing very well in this border state also. Announcing that BJP National President Rajnath Singh will be reaching Udhampur on Tuesday, the April 15, to address a massive public rally, Kavinder Gupta said that with the visit of party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and later by MP and bollywood celebrity Vinod Khanna and record percentage of polling on April 10, ...

Manhas, Koul, others campaign for Dr. Jitendra
Jammu, April 13, (Scoop News)-BJP National Executive Member & former State President Shamsher Singh Manhas along with State General Secretary (Organisation) Ashok Koul, Party MLAs-Sham Choudhary and Durga Dass and other senior leaders addressed a series of public meetings at Ghagwal, Hiranagar, Barnoti, Nagri and Kathua areas of Kathua-Udhampur-Doda Parliamentary constituency to seek votes for party candidate Dr. Jitendra Singh. Shamsher Singh Manhas, while addressing these meetings, said that unprecedented voter turn out on 10th of April in Jammu -Poonch constituency is a clear sign that entire population wants change in New Delhi and everybody wanted to contribute in t...

Sports events flagged off at SKICC, Dal Lake
Srinagar,April 13, (Scoop News)-As a part of the 3-days Spring Festival-2014 organized by the J&K Tourism Department which was inaugurated on April 12 and will conclude on April 14, 2014, different water sports events were held today in the world famous Dal Lake here today. The festival is aimed at promoting Kashmir as a favourite all season tourist destination and attract more and more national and global tourists besides to woo the production houses and Bollywood directors to the valley so that past pristine glory of Kashmir is revived as it was once part heaven of Bollywood movies. On th...

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