Tuesday, July 29, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Governor,Ministers,Others greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr
Jammu /Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)-N. N. Vohra, Governor, has conveyed warm greetings to the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the joyous and auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In a message of felicitations, the Governor expressed the hope that this auspicious occasion would be the harbinger of peace, progress, prosperity and happiness and would strengthen the bonds of communal harmony, brotherhood and amity, which are the hallmarks of J&K’s glorious pluralistic traditions. The Governor prayed for the progress and well-being of the people of the State. The Council of Ministers of the State have greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. The Ministers included Deputy Chief Minister, Tara Chand, Minister for Finance & Ladakh Affairs, A. R. Rather, Minister for Public Enterprises, Haj, Auqaf and Floriculture, Peerzada Mohammad Sayeed, M...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Sadhotra urges Dogras to encourage their children to speak in Dogri
Jammu,July 28, (Scoop News)- Minister for Planning Ajay Sadhotra today urged upon Dogras to encourage their children to speak in Dogri, so that this sweet and beautiful language thrives in future. He was speaking at a cultural Programme organised by Progressive Youth Society (Regd,) Ramnagar in Phallain Mandal here today. The programme was organized in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, Government of India aiming to promote dogri language in the society. The Minister called for collective efforts to promote Dogri culture and language. He also said that every language has it...

Eid embeds message of help to poor: Omar
Felicitates people, prays for peace, prosperity
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah has felicitated people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr wishing them well being and prosperity. In his Eid message issued here today, the Chief Minister has reminded the people of the essence of Eid adding that this Day demands us remember the poor and needy, and share the happiness with them. Omar Abdullah said that the spirit behind the observance of Eid-ul-Fitr is to express our thanks to Almighty Allah for giving us the courage to observe fast in the month of Ramadhan and rededicate ourselves to the truthfulness, sincerity, self con...

PDP Foundation Day:Mufti credits party cadres
people for PDP’s growth
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)- Expressing satisfaction at the steady growth of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), as a platform for change in Jammu & Kashmir, the party patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, Monday, said the credit goes to the disciplined, dedicated and ideologically motivated cadre of the party and people living in all regions of the state. In a foundation day message, the party patron, who founded PDP on July 28, 1999, along with some of his senior colleagues and the party president, Mehbooba Mufti, said the party has now emerged as a respectable voice from the state that chan...

3,41,349 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)- 4,446 devotees paid obeisance before the Ice Lingam today. With this, a total of 3,41,349 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Holy Cave since the commencement of Shri Amarnathji Yatra. Meanwhile the 31st batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu under tight security. As many as 599 pilgrims, including 294 men, 103 women and 2 children, left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 18 vehicles at 4:28 AM, police said. The convoy has already crossed Kud on Jammu-Srinag...

 
 Ladakh News
IDCF programme launched in Leh
Leh, July 28, (Scoop News)-Like other parts of the country, two week Intensified Diarrheal Disease Control Fortnight (IDCF) programme was also launched in Leh District by the Executive Councilor for Health LAHDC, Leh Dr. Sonam Wangchuk today in Leh which was attended by grass root level health workers and ASHAs in good number. The Programme Officers of Health, CDPO, Leh Padma Angmo, Chief Education Officer, Leh Tsewang Punchok also attended the inaugural programme. The Executive Councilor Dr. Sonam Wangchuk addressing the introductory programme stressed upon the ICDS Workers to ens...

Karbalai Called Union Minister for Textile
Kargil, July 26, (Scoop News)- Asgar Ali Karbalai Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil and Advocate Mohammad Aamir Executive Councilor (Agri/PWD) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil today on the 25th of June met with the Hon’ble Union Minister Sh Santosh Kumar Gangwar at Udyog Bhawan New Delhi. Santosh Kumar Gangwar Minister of textile (IND),MOS for Parliamentary affairs, Water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation was appraised about the progress made in Pashmina wool sector with the sanctioning of Pashmina Wool Development in Kargil through central wool development board. Kargil produced 300 Kgs of Pashmin...

Azad and Soz urges Workers to work hard for success of Party Candidates
Leh, July 26, (Scoop News)-Gulam Nabi Azad and Prof. Safuddin Soz address a very impressive convention of Congress Party at Leh Gulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress Leader and Former Chief Minister of J&K and Prof. Saifuddin Soz MP (Former Union Minister) & President J&K Pradesh Congress Committee addressed a very impressive convention of Congress Party Workers from District Leh at Community Hall Leh (Ladakh) today. Both the Leaders urged the Workers not to be complacent and work hard for total success of the Congress Party Candidates in the ensuing Elections to the J&K Legislative Assembly 2014. These leaders stressed the fact that from Jawahar Lal Nehru to Indira Gandhi to Rajive Ga...

Army celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas at Drass
Drass ,July 26, (Scoop News)- The 15th ‘KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS’ celebrations culminated in Dras on Saturday. Earlier in the day, the proceedings opened with a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the Dras War Memorial led by Lieutenant General DS Hooda, GOC-in-C Northern Command of the Indian Army. Gallantry award winners of the Kargil Conflict and next of kins of martyrs, Veer Naris, senior army officers and civil dignitaries also paid tributes to the martyrs. This was followed by a pledge taken by all present at the function to rededicate themselves to the cause of the Nation. The ...

Op Vijay Diwas celebrations commence
Drass/ Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-The 15th Anniversary Celebrations of ‘OPERATION VIJAY DIWAS’ got underway on Friday at Dras. This event is being organised under the aegis of the ‘Forever in Operations’ Formation to commemorate the Indian Army’s victory over the Pakistani intruders in the Kargil Conflict of 1999. The celebrations commenced in the evening with a brass band display at the Vijayant Helipad near the Drass War Memorial. This was followed by a solemn Beating The Retreat Ceremony and a memorial service, where the attendees paid silent tribute to the fallen souls. ...

50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt
New Delhi, July 25, (Scoop News)-Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed today. In written replies, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was aware of the “strategic importance” of Siachen Glacier and requisite forces have been deployed in that area on basis of the “threat perception, ground situation and other operational needs”. 50 soldiers were killed in the last three years upto July 20 in Siachen Glacier owing to landslides, floods and avalanches and climatic conditions, he said. ...

Army reaches out to needs of Kharnak poeple
distribute gifts and other essentials to them
Leh, July 25,(Scoop News)_Indian Army’ Trishul Division organised a day long event under the banner, “Operation Sadbhavana Community Development 2014-15” at Kharnak near Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. He said it was attended by various dignitaries from the civilian administration and the Army. Shri Gurmet Dorjay, Councillor, Animal Husbandry and Tourism, Leh graced the occasion. The spokesman said nearly 200 civilians from Kharnak, Sumdho, Pangmur Karnark, Thukjay,Tasabuk, & Samad and other small villages in the area participated. Furniture items, PA system...

Army chief pays homage to Martyrs
Drass, July 25, (Scoop News)- On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of ‘Operation Vijay Diwas’, General Bikram Singh, COAS arrived at Drass today. The Army Chief was received by Lt Gen DS Hooda, Army Commander, Northern Command and Lt Gen BS Negi, GOC, 14 Corps. The visit started with a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial by the Army Chief. General Bikram Singh also interacted with the ‘Next of Kin’ of the martyrs, Veer Naris and the gallantry award winners. In the somber mood at the event, all present remembered the losses borne proudly by the families of those who ...

 
 Debate
What if the stick fails?
By Chukwuma Okonkwo (FMNES) The power tussle between Russia and the United States backed by the European Union (EU) over the crisis in Ukraine is no longer new. Every day comes with a new dimension to the crisis, unfolding new forms of aggression. Though it seems like global dialogues and peace talks are gradually becoming mirages, as glimmer of hope for possible end to the crisis flicker at any given attempt, parties on the opposite sides of the table still continue to give diplomacy a shot. Having looked at the global political and economic permutations that have become known in recent time, particularly within the purview of economic sanctions that have been issued agains...

Mughal road gaining importance
By Prof. Saleem Ayaz Rather The Mughal road was Proposed in 1950 with the intention of improving the economy of Rajouri and Poonch Districts. The then Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Abdullah had taken up the Project in 1979 and named it as the “ Mughal Road” but could not go ahead with the Project work and it was only in 2005 when the construction work of the Prestigious Project started . Initially the construction work was opposed by the Biodiversity conservation Trust, a lo...

B J P Not For Separate Homeland For The KPs – Pray , who is ?
By B L Saraf It took just one statement of the BJP’s official in charge of J&K affairs to burst the bubble and disrupt the beeline , made by the Pandit leaders to the minions in the Union Home Ministry, claiming patient audience and offering them out of box solutions to the vexed issue of Pandit’s return to rehabilitation in Kashmir. It is official. R .P Singh, co – in charge for Jammu and Kashmir said in Jammu that his party ( BJP ) is not for a separate place for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley. Advent of Modi lead BJP government at Centre has given a new...

THE CRISIS IN IRAQ
BY BRIG(RETD) ANIL GUPTA Iraq is back in news again. It jumped into head lines last week when a realatively smaller islamist irregular group stormed into, one after the other, Iraqi towns in the North-East of the country with the much larger Iraqi Army giving little or no resistance at all. To illustrate in Mosul, second largest Iraqi town, the odds were 40:1,ie, 3000 Iraqi troops pitted against 800 irregulars. This on Friday sent the stock exchanges crumbling in many countries. Iraq is the second largest supplier of crude oil after Saudi Arabia and has the world's fifth largest proven reserves and pumps an average of about 3.5 million barrels of oil per day. Can rest...

Bridging the divide
It is time to bring them nearer - physically, psychologically and politically
THE PANDIT QUESTION By B L Saraf Elections 2014 have drastically altered political and social scene at the national level. Stereotypes have broken. Apart from shattering many myths, the result has reaffirmed faith of a common man in the democratic process, wherein he sees an opportunity to aspire big and reach the highest political level, unaided by a family name and in absence of economically empowered habitat. In J&K this election has been a game changer of sorts. Many possibilities have sprung up. Entrenched political players have been thrown out of the comf...

Security challenges before Modi government
Brig(retd) Anil Gupta The "Decade of Decay" is thankfully over and a new era of hope and change has dawned on India. After depressing last couple of years, smile has reappeared on the faces of majority of 1.2 billion hopeful Indians. The Modi government has got its task cut and it has to deliver as promised on all fronts- economy, governance, diplomacy, foreign policy, security and border safety. Early indicators like allocation of portfolios, invitation to SAARC heads for the swearing in ceremony, appointment of National Security Advisor(NSA) and FDI in Defence sector are po...

ARTICLE 370: THE TRUTH
By Brigadier(Retd) Anil Gupta The Instrument of Accession (IOA) was signed by Maharaja Hari Singh Ji of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) State on 26 th Day of October 1947 as required by the Indian Independence Act 1947. With the signing of this Instrument the hitherto Independent State of J&K acceded to the Dominion of India. The contents of the IOA were identical to the ones signed by the rulers of the similarly placed other rulers of erstwhie princely states who were given the choice to join either of the Dominions of India or Pakistan as required by the Act of 1947. Along with the...

Well Begun , Mr Modi
By B L Saraf For better part of the last decade , there has been incessant uncalled for Modi bashing in the national and international media. Therefore , when a respectable observer of the international affairs makes a positive comment on Narendra Modi’s working as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, it gives a perspective which should explain his moves initiated post his election as PM designate. A few days before Narandra Modi filed his second nomination for the Lok Sabah seat from Varanasi in U P , David Cohen – who served in the administration of George W Bush in various capacities including as a member in President’s Advisor...

 Jammu News
Bhalla dedicates multiplay station to Gandhi Nagar people
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)-Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla has said that Government has prepared a comprehensive plan for beautification of various localities by developing recreational parks, adding that the places envisage with landscaping, illumination, construction of walkways, flower beds with irrigation facilities, drinking water reservoir, seating facilities, fountain and multiplay station ‘Jhullas’ so that the residents could enjoy their spare time in the healthy environs there. The Minister said this while interacting with the locals after dedicating ‘multi-play station ‘Jhullas’ to children at Green Belt Park in Gandhi Nagar...

One day KCC, Labour, Himayat, UDAAN awareness camp at Khour
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)- stressing upon officers to spread awareness about different welfare and developmental schemes, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand said the government has launched ambitious initiatives for the benefit of unemployed youth, agriculturalists and other needy sections of the society and need of the time is to ensure that more and more people get themselves registered under these welfare schemes. He said adequate promotion needs to be given to different schemes launched in rural development, labour, agriculture and employment sectors so that those living in rural areas are made aware of the benefits extended under various schemes. “Panchayati Raj representatives hav...

Joint meeting of Army and Civil Officers convened
Udhampur July 28, (Scoop News)- For maintenance and improvement of different roads maintained by Army Authorities, the District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Mrs. Yasha Mudgal today convened a joint meeting of Army and Civil Officers at conference hall Udhampur. During the meeting, threadbare discussion was held on various issusues including road from Jib Morh Garhi to Jib, Road from Krishana Palace towards MES filter point Cherry, road from SBI(old) Garhi towards Army Gate, construction of road from Lower Thomas Bridge(MI room) towards Kotli village, construction of road from lower Sambal near railway crossing towards village Jakhar, repair and renovation of road towards TV Rel...

LJP for hassle free return rehabilitation of migrants to Kashmir
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)-Welcoming the earnestness and revised package by the NDA govt. in the Centre for return, rehabilitation and settlement of Kashmiri migrants in the valley, the J&K Unit of LJP has appealed to all sections of people in Kashmir to create atmosphere conducive for the dignified and secure settlement back of migrants in Kashmir valley. A meeting of the State Unit of LJP held here today under the chairmanship of its President Sham Lal Gupta observed that the return of Kashmiri migrants and their safe and dignified living in the valley is a must for upholding Kashmiriyat as well as for the national integration. The party has appealed to all that no hassle should be...

GGF’s 3 days Leadership training program concluded
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)-Gandhi Global Family concluded three days Leadership training program at International Youth Hostel, New Delhi, which was inaugurated on 25th July by IYH President Shri Harish Saxena. The students have been interacting with a wide spectrum of leaders on various issues such as Youth as bridge to Community Services; Youth as an agent of Communal Harmony; Youth and drug-free life style; Youth, Diversity & Nation Building; and Youth & Sports. Students actively participated in various debated and discussions, which was framed jointly by GGF and IYH. “ All students have gained an appreciation of how to multifaceted the world and how many opportunities exist i...

BJP announces incharge of 8 assembly constituencies in J&K
Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)-The State Election Committee of the BJP met on Sunday under the presidentship of Party President & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma to discuss the poll strategy and the probable candidate for the upcoming assembly elections. J&K Incharge & MP Avinash Rai Khanna and Co-Incharge & MLA R.P. Singh were among others who participated in the meeting. This was revealed by BJP State President & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma during the press conference held at the party headquarters. Leader of Legislative Party Ashok Khajuria and BJP State General Secretary Bali Bhagat were also present...

PYS Celebrated 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Progressive youth society (Regd.) Ramnagar Distt. Udhampur J&K organized a programme related to 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in collaboration with Ministry of culture Government of India in the Auditorium of Red Cross Bhawan Jammu in which Sh. R.C Puri Honorary Secretaty IRCS Jammu Region was the chief guest where as Sh. Manoj Nishchint President Progressive Youth Society presided over the function. Mr. O.P Shakir President Chander Bhagha Sanskriti Manch Akhnoor and Mr. Vikrant Dogra Vice President Federation of Indian Blood Donors Organisatio...

Retired IGP Bijral,others join BJP
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- In a simple programme held at party headquarters on Sunday,senior ploice officer, retired IGP S. Satinder Singh Bijral, VHP District President , Udhampur, Subash Gupta and leading industrialist Jugal Kishore. alongwith hundreds of their supporters joined BJP. They were welcomed and garlanded by MP & State President Jugal kishore Sharma, MP & State Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, State General Secretaries Ashok Koul and Bali Bhagat, senior leader Farooq Khan and others. Jugal Kishore Sharma and Avinash Rai Khanna also felicitated a well known Kashmiri Pandit leade...

 
 Kashmir News
3.49 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath Shrine
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)- 5,403devotees paid obeisance before the Ice Lingam today. With this, a total of 3,46,752 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Holy Cave since the commencement of Shri Amarnathji Yatra. The weather was pleasent and yatra was going on smoothly from Baltal and Nunwan Pahalgam base camps, yatra officials said. They said pilgrims, including women and sadhus, left Baltal base camp for the cave shrine early this morning. The yatris are expected to reach the cave shrine to pay obeisance before the self made ice-shivlingam. Similarly pilgrims, who reached Nunwan Pahalgam base camp last evening from Jammu also started their journey to Chandanwari, the last ...

SASB Reviews all aspects of ongoing Amarnathji Yatra
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)- The Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board met here today under the chairmanship of N. N. Vohra, Governor, who is Chairman of the Board. The CEO of the Board, Shri Rakesh K. Gupta, made a detailed item-wise presentation on each of the important aspects of Yatra 2014, highlighting the initiatives taken for bringing about progressive improvements in the logistical and other arrangements for the pilgrimage. Those present in the meeting included the Board Members, H. H. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, Pt. Bhajan Sopori, Justice (Retd) G. D. Sharma, Dr. (Prof.) Ved Kumari Ghai, Ms. Sunita Narain and Vijay Dhar. Besides, Rakesh K. Gupta, Chief Executive Officer of the Board,...

2 Laborers drowned in South Kashmir
House damaged in fire
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)- Two laborers drowned in Jhelum near Sangam Anantnag last evening. Police is on job to fish out the bodies of drowned persons. Two laborers of RAMKAY Constructions Company Shrivind Kumar aged about 21 years son of Girdari Lal resident of Shalipader Kishtwar and Bittu Singh aged about 25 years son of Sher Singh resident of Kanthi Ramban drowned in River Jehlum while bathing near Work Site at Sangam in the jurisdiction of police station Bijbehara. Anantnag Police is on job to fish out the bodies of drowned persons from the river. House damaged in fire Fire broke out in Joint residential house of Mohammad Yosuf Dar at Solina Payeen, in t...

Child dies, 04 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)-One year old child died in Leh while four other persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Tipper bearing registration number JK10/8668 hit a one year old child Nurbu Gailson son of Chospail Tashi resident of Chamday at Thiksay Leh, resulting in his on spot death. The body of deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites. Leh police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a Tavera vehicle bearing registration number JK02AE/7020 turned turtle at Nepora NHW, in the jurisdiction of police post Mir Bazar, Kulgam resulting in injuries to two passengers Shiban Jain resident of Kota Rajasthan and Syed M. Akram resid...

NC all set to form next government on its own: Sajjad
Banihal, July 28, (Scoop News)-Confident about National Conference getting decisive mandate in the upcoming assembly elections to form government on its own, the party candidate for Banihal Mr Sajjad Shaheen has said that stable dispensation holds key to faster development and effective implementation of various welfare schemes for poor and those living in remote areas. “Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has proved how a complete turnaround can be brought about in the overall situation and developmental landscape with sincerity of purpose and active cooperation of the people”, Mr Shaheen said while addressing a huge rally held to felicitate him on being nominated as National Conference can...

MLA Chadura donates computers, refrigerators
Budgam, July 28, (Scoop News)-MLA Chadura, Javid Mustafa Mir today visited Markazi Falahi Mastoorat (MFM), an orphanage for girls at Budgam which is run by Department of Social Welfare. The MLA donated five computer desktops, five computer chairs, three computer tables, six godrej Almirahs, two refrigerators and two washing machines on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr to MFM. Besides, the staff of MFM Chadura, Tehsil Social Welfare Officer and prominent citizens were present at the occasion. The inmates and locals expressed their gratitude for providing these articles terming it a good gesture towards humanity. Mir asked the identifying land for constructio...

Aga kick starts awareness programme in Budgam
Budgam, July 28, (Scoop News)-District Chief Medical officer, Budgam organized “Intensified Diarrhoea Control program” today in town hall, Budgam .The Program was launched by MLA Budgam, Syed Aga Ruhullah Mehdi. The program has been launched state wide today and is a fortnight program aiming to prevent deaths of children below 5 years due to diarrhoe. The program has been clubbed with Breast Feeding week which is being commence from August 1st . The thrust areas of the program were deliberated upon by various experts and included importance of Breast feeding in increasing immunity in children and preventing diarrhoea and other diseases. Much stress was laid on pro...

DC Baramulla visits Eidgah, prayer places
reviews sanitation, other facilities
Baramulla, July 28, (Scoop News)-In order to facilitate smooth and hassle free Eid prayers across the town, the Deputy Commissioner, Baramulla, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone today visited various Eidgahs across the town and adjoining areas. He specifically oversaw sanitation and cleaning drive being carried out at these places as per the directions he had given to the Municipal authorities few days ago. The Deputy Commissioner visited the Eidgah e Qadeem at Bhagh i Islam and reviewed the prayer arrangements on the spot. He asked the PHE Department to ensure regular water availability to the people coming for Eid prayers at the venue. He also asked the Municipal authorities to ensure sanitation o...

 
 Other Stories
Army commander & Chinar corps greet People on id-ul-FITR
IGP Kashmir Extends Eid Greetings
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)-Chinar Corps conveys greetings, good health and prosperity to the Awaam of Kashmir Valley on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. Lt Gen Subrata Saha, Chinar Corps Commander, while extending good wishes for Eid conveyed that “I extend warm greetings to the Awaam of Kashmir on the joyous and auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. This auspicious occasion would further promote peace, progress, prosperity and happiness, and would strengthen the bonds of brotherhood and amity, which are the hallmarks of Kashmir.” He further prayed that may Almighty Allah bestow us all the strength to maintain peace in the Valley and provide an environment of growth and success ...

Army rescues three precious lives
Constable kills 2 sisters, shoots himself
Srinagar/Jammu, July 28, (Scoop News)- Army rescues three precious lives. On receipt of information from police regarding three civilian having fallen into a Nala in Kralsar area of Anantnag, the RR subunit located at Gumber, speedily responded, rescuing them to safety. The people friendly act of the Army personnel resulted into saving three precious lives. At 11:10AM today Army received information from Police that three locals from the Kralsar area of Anantag District had fallen into a Nala between Gumber and Kralsar Pass. On receipt of this information, RR subunit located at Gumber swiftly moblised their resources and launched a rescue operation. Army troops without caring of the...

Rajendra holds video conference, takes stock of Eid arrangements
Srinagar, July 28, (Scoop News)-The Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar has asked the police officers to ensure peaceful Eid congregations at all the places across the State. He has also stressed for coordination among the different agencies to ensure peaceful celebrations. Rajendra was interacting with all District Superintendents of Police, range Deputy Inspectors General of Police during Video Conference from Police Headquarters (PHQ) here this after-noon. The Conference was held to take stock of the arrangements made on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr. During two hour long video conference, the officers briefed the DGP about the arrangements made on the auspicious ...

PDP,CPIM,NPP greet people on Eid-ul-Fitr
Srinagar/Jammu, July 28 (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party patron, Mufti Mohammed Sayeed and the party president, Mehbooba Mufti, have greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. In their felicitation message the leaders said the festival brings joy and happiness on the conclusion of the Holy month Ramadhan, a period of fasting, prayer and charity. They said the fasting observed during Ramadhan reaffirms the spirit of charity and generosity and highlights the feelings of empathy. The leaders said this festival reminds us of our duties towards the poor and downtrodden as well as the need for charity and generosity towards all. They hoped that the festival w...

Clear ending liabilities of salaries, wages: Vakil to CM
Srinagar ,Jly 27 (Scoop News)- Sr. Vice President J&K PCC, Former Minister and Member AICC Abdul Gani Vakil today in a statement expressed his serious concern over the bankruptcy of State Government. He said that the Government employees, daily wagers, casual labourers have not been paid their dues on this auspicious occasion of Eid and consequently are facing lot of difficulties to meet the both ends of life. Mr. Vakil said that empty treasuries on the occasion of Eid is a clear indication that situation has gone from bad to worse which will prove disastrous for the state. He said that if government is not able to discharge its basic liabilities it has no right to govern the State. Keep...

‘Udaan’ candidates from J&K get 100 pc placement
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Tata Motors, India’s first automobile company to join hands with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) under the Udaan Scheme, has trained a total of 118 candidates (in two batches), through its ‘Tata Motors Certified Works Manager’ programme. The second batch of 62 candidates, who graduated the programme, was recently facilitated at convocation ceremonies held at TATA Motors Service Training Centres (STCs) in Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and Pune (Maharashtra). These candidates underwent training from 6th January to 5th July, 2014. All the candidates have be...

Female dental surgeons hunger strike enters 15th day
Jammu, July 27, (Scoop News)- Dental Surgeons Association Jammu Kashmir (DSA-JK) today on 26-07-2014 continued their Dharna for 27nd consecutive day & female hunger strike entering 15th day, with Dr.MONIKA CHOPRA sitting on fast. This is very sad on the part of INCUMBENT GOVT. that despite of female dental surgeons sitting on hunger strike even the single representative from govt has not come to know the situation being through they are passing which clearly in justify the vague policies of govt like UMEED. Chairman of DSA-JK Dr. Pawan Singh said that today we burnt our aprons which are of no use to us now to show anger and resentment against the govt and ill fitted polices of state...

DM misleads Parliament on Chinese presence in POK :Bhim
Jammu, July 26 (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, who is also Member of National Integration Council has expressed serious concern on the silence or ignorance of Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister of India on the actual state of affairs vis-à-vis 32,000 sq. miles of the Indian Territory under Pakistan occupation since 1947 called Gilgit-Baltistan. The NPP Chief Patron reminded the minister that Gilgit-Baltistan were occupied by Pakistan after the ceasefire in 1947 and arrested the Gilgit Governor, Brig. Ghansara Singh. Since then this part of J&K, Indian Territory stands occupied in violation of UN Resolution. Prof.Bhim Singh wondered if the Def...

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