Friday, November 28, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Ten people including 3 soldiers,4 civilians killed in gun battle on IB
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- Ten people including three soldiers, four civilians and three militants, have been killed in an ongoing gun battle along the international border(IB) in village Pindi Kathar in Arnia Sub-Sector of Jammu, an official here said. He said the group of militants comprising seven to eight fired at a civilian vehicle after they infiltrated into the Indian side in Arnia area of Jammu district. The driver and two occupants of the vehicle were killed in this incident, after which the militants entered an abandoned army bunker in Pind Khote village. According to official that locals on seeing the movement of militants early this morning informed the BSF and army authorities following which a cordon was laid and the encounter started. The dead soldiers have been identified as Naik Kulvinder and Lance Naik Joginder, both of 5 Sikh Li and Naik Pawan ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
JK Elections:Nomination papers of 185 candidates cleared, 8 rejected, 2 deferred
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- The scrutiny of nomination papers of 195 candidates who filed their papers for 4th phase of Assembly Elections-2014 was held today in the offices of Returning officers of their respective constituencies, in which 185 candidates were found eligible, whereas nomination papers of 8 candidates were rejected and 2 nomination papers have been deferred till tomorrow. In 18- Hazratbal Constituency, papers of 12 candidates, Ms. Aseia (PDP), Syed Ahmad (INC), Adil Mustafa Kamal (NPP), Mohammad Syed Akhoon (NC), Masood -Ul- Hassan (BJP), Mirza Sajad Hussain (RJKP...

NC is the bulwark of J&K’s political individuality and dignity :Omar
We will not rest until AFSPA is revoked from J&K
Noorabad/Homshalibug November 27(Scoop News)-Chief Minister and NC Working President Omar Abdullah Thursday said that National Conference was the bulwark of J&K’s political individuality and dignity and that BJP should try to acquaint itself with the glorious history of J&K’s political struggle against autocracy, tyranny and suppression. While addressing successive election rallies in Noorabad and Homshalibug in South Kashmir on Thursday, Omar Abdullah said that National Conference was committed to its political agenda of seeking the restoration of Internal Autonomy, safeguarding Article ...

SAARC can realize full potential if India, Pak resolve Kashmir issue: Mufti
Anantnag,November 27, (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Thursday said SAARC can realize its full potential only if pestering issues between India and Pakistan are settled amicably to pave the way not only for enduring peace and stability in the region but broader economic cooperation between South Asian countries as well. “SAARC leadership has to recognize the fact that the forum couldn’t take off effectively since its inception in 1985 because of the unresolved issues between India and Pakistan including the Kashmir issue,” Mufti said while address...

195 Candidates file nomination papers for 4th Phase
Jammu, November 26, (Scoop News)- On the last day of filing of nominations today, 195 candidates have filed their papers for the 4th phase of Assembly elections to be held on 14 December, 2014 covering 18 constituencies spread over Srinagar, Anantnag, Shopian and Samba districts. In 18- Hazratbal Constituency, 12 candidates have filed their nomination papers which include, Mohammad Syed Akhoon (NC), Ghulam Nabi Dar (Ind), Adil Mustafa Kamal (NPP), Javeed Ahmad Tota (KDF), Syed Ahmad (INC), Miss Asiea (PDP), Altaf Hussain Dar (Ind), Mirza Sajad Hussain (RJKP), Khalid Tufail (Ind), Mushtaq...

 
 Ladakh News
120 poll parties dispatched in Leh
Leh, November 23, (Scoop News)-All 63 polling parties of Nubra Assembly segment, 38 polling parties of Nyoma and 19 polling parties of Durbok Sub-Divisions of Leh Assembly segment along with the election materials dispatched for their respective destinations today. Polling staffs along with election materials for polling stations Fotoksar, Dipling, Lingshet and Sskumpata, Yulchung, Nyraks too were airlifted today. The polling parties were accompanied by respective Zonal / Sectoral magistrates and Zonal/ Sectoral officers. The Returning Officer/ AC Rev, Leh Ghulam Ahmed was personally supervising the collection/ distribution process of election materials/ EVM...

NHM organizes two days ‘Orientation-cum-Dissemination workshop on Maternal & Child Health Guidelines’
Leh,November 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Medical Officer Leh today started a two days ‘Orientation-cum-Dissemination workshop on Maternal & Child Health Guidelines’ organised by National Health Mission (NHM), Jammu & Kashmir. Dr Saleem Ur Rehman Director Health Services Kashmir and Dr Yashpal Sharma Mission Director National Health Mission J&K presided over the workshop. Speaking on the occasion Dr Saleem Ur Rehman talked about the success of this scheme which had robbed in stakeholders like W.H.O. and others indicating its improvement in last 4 to 5 years which further prove that this sche...

Empowerment of Ladakh through HDCs shining example of PDP’s Self-Rule: Mehbooba
Promises making Nobra a model constituency
Srinagar,November 21, (Scoop News)- Promising to make Nobra a model constituency, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti has said empowerment of the Ladakh region through Hill Development Councils of Leh and Kargil districts is a shining example of her party’s devolution of power and governance to the common people. Mehbooba who completed two day tour of the northern most constituency of the country addressed well attended meetings throughout the mountainous locked valley, which is approachable only through the 180350 feet Khardungla pass, the world’s highest motorable p...

Tributes being paid to martyrs of Rezang La battle on LAC in Ladakh
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)- Chushul is synonymous with the Battle of Rezang La fought during the War of 1962 where troops of 13 KUMAON led by Major Shaitan Singh, Param Veer Chakra (PVC), fought wave after wave of Chinese troops. History was created as the battle of Rezang La is one of the few battles in the world which was fought till the last breath in defence of the Motherland. Continuing with the tradition of honouring our War Heroes, Chushul Brigade of The Trishul Division commemorated the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La over a period of three days from 16 to 18 ...

Chushul Brigade commemorates the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La
Leh, November 18, (Scoop News)- Chushul is synonymous with the Battle of Rezang La fought during the War of 1962 where troops of 13 KUMAON led by Major Shaitan Singh, Param Veer Chakra (PVC), fought wave after wave of Chinese troops. History was created as the battle of Rezang La is one of the few battles in the world which was fought till the last breath in defence of the Motherland. Continuing with the tradition of honouring our War Heroes, Chushul Brigade of The Trishul Division commemorated the 52nd Anniversary of the Battle of Rezang La over a period of three days from 16 to 18 Novembe...

Randomization of EVMs done at Leh
Leh,November 15, (Scoop News)-The 2nd and final randomization of Election Voting Machines (EVMs) of 48- Leh and 47-Nubra Constituencies was held in National Informatics Centre, Leh today. The randomization took place in presence of the General Observer for 48-Leh Assembly Constituency, Adesh Titarmare and District Election Officer Leh Simrandeep Singh. The list of ballot units and control units allotted to various polling stations was set up for 47- Nubra and 48 –Leh Assembly segments. The observer emphasized that the list of EVMs may be distributed among political parties and Independent candidates. He directed that the EVMs shall be allotted to specific polling...

We will liberate Ladakh from mentality of siege: Mufti
JK poised for political, economic transformation: Beigh
Kargil, November 15, (Scoop News)- Resolving to liberate the mountain locked regions of J&K from the state of siege, PDP Patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said that places like Kargil and Leh would be brought into the economic and development mainstream. Addressing large public meetings at Kargil and Drass, Mufti said the tremendous potential of these areas will be harnessed for the benefit of residents by improving connectivity and addressing political urges and socio-economic needs. Accompanied by senior PDP leader and Member Parliament Muzaffar Hussain Beigh and Moulvi Imran Raza Ans...

One-Way traffic on Sonamarg-Drass road from November 13
Jammu, November 12, (Scoop News)-According to a statement from IG, Traffic, in order to overcome slip and jamming, and in order to ensure safety/security of the passengers/other road users and to ensure smooth flow of traffic, strict one way traffic (for all types of vehicles) shall be observed on Drass-Sonamarg road, on alternate days from November 13, 2014 till further orders. To begin with, all types of vehicles shall be allowed to ply from Drass side (towards Sonamarg) in a regulated manner on November 13, 2014. Similarly, on the following day (i.e. November 14, 2014) all types of vehicles shall be allowed to ply from Sonamag side (towards Drass) in a regulated manner. The s...

 
 Debate
The Visoka's Curse!
" The mythological curse seems to have stuck to Kashmiris over the ages"
By M. Ashraf Sajjad Lone seems to be nearing his "Achievable Nationhood" after forgetting the unachievable part! From the vision of an independent sovereign Kashmir to dreaming to be the Chief Minister of the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir is a journey full of struggle and turmoil. Most of the so called Kashmiri leaders in recent times have travelled on this journey. The only certain thing in Kashmir otherwise plagued by uncertainty is the changing stance of people from all walks of life especially the politicians. They change their ideology, convictions and stances like chan...

“Paradise Lost”
By B L Saraf The enchanting physical and spiritual ambience of Kashmir may have stoked the poetic sense of Emperor , Jehangir to describe it thus: “ If ever there is Paradise on the earth , it is here .” The concept remained within the Royal confines for a long period , till the ingenuity of the Kashmir trader and the government promoted the “ Paradise on Earth “ to the hilt for the economic purposes . However , alongside, the Paradise had to contend with a covetous eye of a neighbour across the LOC who , nefa...

Return and Rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits
Prof. A.N. Sadhu Return of displaced persons has been talked of since the very exodus that took place 25 years ago. The entire community of KPs was forced out of their homes and hearth for no fault of theirs or perhaps, for the only fault thatthey are Indians to the core of their heart and shall remain as such for ever. All that has been witnessed during the period that has gone by, tells a story of apathy, indifference and casual approach of the state and the Central Governments towards their return and rehabilitation. Flavoury statements that KPs are an integral part of the V...

Back to the Valley
By Sandeep Raina For 24 years, I fed on memories of a place and a people gone bad. A valley that had turned ugly, where blood was shed at the slightest excuse and where humanity had lost its way. I kept away from it. I was afraid, for myself and for my own. This summer, when we told our three children, who have been raised in London that we were going to Kashmir for a holiday, they were mentally geared up for the images on TV and the stories that had gone around in the families. I was prepared for worse. I had actually seen it crumble in 1989. I had first-hand experience of th...

My Vote --- to whom and why?
By B L Saraf Folks , state election is coming . With it comes a breeze which ,some believe in the fond hope , will overcome the stench emitted by the human bodies and animal carcasses , littered over the state due to the September floods . Will it enliven sagging spirits of the sufferers and salvage a bit of life for them is to be seen ; but certainly we do spot migratory birds and six year long hibernated animals of the political genre , flexing wings to sail through the turbulent ele...

A Pariah State and its Terror Army
Brig Anil Gupta Pakistan is a complex nation with several centres of power – the Army, the ISI, the extremists, the religious groups and the beleaguered civilian establishment. From a “failed state” it is soon becoming a “pariah state.” One thing is certain that there has been a “silent coup” in the country wherein Nawaz Sharif has been overpowered by his name sake Chief of the Army Staff. The former has not only been tamed but been made a lame-duck prime minister. The Army is calling the shots, it is writing the script, it is dictating terms and the civilian government is merely...

At It As Usual
By B L Saraf The destruction brought by the September floods in the Valley was so swift and humongous that people could do nothing except stand dumb witness to it and suffer the consequences . Some parts in Jammu province , too, could not escape the fury .The floods swept away hundreds of lives , assets built over ages , carrier hopes and marital fortunes of so many . Thanks to the timely intervention by the Army and Para military forces and the relief efforts of the Central government the scale of damage was contained . But , the unfolding after effects of the tragedy , as days g...

A renewed U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century
By Narendra Modi and Barack Obama Narendra Modi is Prime Minister of India. Barack Obama is President of the United States. As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have each shaped the positive trajectory of human history, and through our joint efforts, our natural and unique partnership can help shape international security and peace for years to come. Ties between the United States and India are rooted in the shared desire of our citizens for justice and e...

 Jammu News
Div Com inspects work on Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu Shantmanu today visited Mubarak Mandi Heritage Complex and took stock of the work being undertaken under 13th Finance Commission. The complex has been declared as Protected Monument and Tourism Department has been notified as Administrative Department for Mubarak Mandi Heritage Society. The estimated cost of the project is Rs. 53.95 crore against which an amount of Rs. 50 crore have been sanctioned. Funds to the tune of Rs. 8.51 crore have been released against which Rs. 8.50 crore have been utilized. The work is being...

Former DIG Lali Khan joins NC
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- Former Deputy Inspector General of Police Mr Israr Khan, popularly known as Lali Khan on Thursday joined National Conference in presence of Chief Minister and Working President Mr Omar Abdullah and pledged to strengthen the party at grass roots level with an avowed objective of steering Jammu and Kashmir to peace, prosperity and development. Welcoming Mr Lali Khan into the party fold, Mr Omar Abdullah said that National Conference is a movement that has inspired generations to carry forward the forward looking policies for ensuring better future for the p...

SADN delegation calls on Governor
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal National (SADN), Jammu-Kashmir, led by its working President, Sardar Gurdev Singh, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Sardar Gurdev Singh, who is also President of the Jammu Kashmir Sharnarthi Action Committee, voiced his concern for the need to ensure fair and due compensation being provided to Displaced Persons (DPs) of 1947 from PoK and to bring leftover families of DP’s of 1947 under the ambit of Central Package for one time settlement of DPs of 1947, 65 & 71. He requested t...

Jammu east residents deserve a better lifestyle, cleaner environs: Malhotra
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- Stating that localities situated in the Jammu east Assembly segment lack proper sanitation and adequate sewage disposal, Congress candidate from the constituency today promised to strive for providing better hygienic conditions to the people in old City. He said people need better facilities, improved sanitary conditions, improved infrastructure and thus should elect legislator, whom they think can provide all this. “Since long Jammu east people have been living with what can be called as ‘not even bare minimum’ facilities provided by the state authorities...

Nagrota people got nothing else except slogans & promises: BSP
Nagrota,November 27, (Scoop News)- Bahujan Samaj Party State Gen. Sec. & Candidate Nagrota Assembly constituency during his tour of areas like Sarote, Ranjan, Agora etc. said that now when few days are left for the new election certain candidate of the ruling combine are in race for trying to take credit of items which were built and made even prior to their coming into the politics and made by the central Govt. and in some cases race has been started between NC,Congress & BJP for the same work to take that to its credit and some candidates have come up with posters for that even .He said ...

Jammu demand restoration of its Dignity; Sham
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- Lambasted National Conference for their wild cries to repeat their old rhetorics to avoid accountability for their non performances and indulges in search of excuse to shift their responsibility for failure to fulfill popular aspirations of the State. Sham Lal Sharma, Sr. Congress leader, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control addressing election meetings in Bhardal and Gandharwan stated Jammu demand restoration of its dignity and deliverance of Justice. He described NC demand for Autonomy as irrelevant since the overwhelming particip...

Lend helping hand to transform Jammu West: Jamwal tells voters
Jammu, November 26, (Scoop News)- Continuing his door-to-door campaign in the Jammu West Constituency on Wednesday, National Conference candidate Mr Dharamvir Singh Jamwal assured electors of inclusive development and upkeep of utility services in view of the area being hugely populous. Mr Jamwal got enthusiastic response from the people who enumerated various constant irritants which could not get due attention due to lack of representation. They assured him of their support, hoping that the constituency will get a better deal in the next six years. Mr Jamwal visited Talab Tillo and Bohri areas of the constituency along with senior functionaries of the party. The NC candidate said dev...

Vaid for coordinated efforts to improve crime investigation method
Jammu, November 26, (Scoop News)-Stressing on coordinated effort among the investigating agencies, Additional Director General of Police Headquarters, (ADGP), S. P. Vaid today said that Crime Wings of Jammu and Kashmir Police Organization need improvement by adopting latest techniques of investigation for speedy disposal of crime cases. Inaugurating the day long workshop organized by Technical Services Wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police at Police Headquarters (PHQ) here this morning, Vaid highlighted the importance of investigating agencies in dealing...

 
 Kashmir News
J&K's political aspirations don’t need BJP’s approval – NC
BJP’s rejection of Autonomy is reiteration of what they did in 2000
Srinagar, November 27, (Scoop News)-Hitting out at the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) for terming ‘Autonomy for Jammu and Kashmir’ as a misleading slogan, the National Conference Thursday said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir did not need BJP to approve their political sentiments and aspirations. National Conference Spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu said the Autonomy Resolution passed by a two-thirds majority by the State Legislative Assembly in 2000 and sent to the NDA Government was not even shown the legal and constitutional respect that a resolution passed by a State’s assembly merits. “So this is along expected lines. The demand for Autonomy is a democratically ratified demand...

India Pakistan should re-start Dialogue Process without any delay :NC
J&K cannot suffer eternally because of hostility, status-quo :Uri
Srinagar, November 27, (Scoop News)-Urging the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan to renew and restart the comprehensive dialogue process between New Delhi and Islamabad and discuss all outstanding issues of contention including the Kashmir Issue, National Conference Thursday said the time was ripe for the neighbors to end the hostility in the region. Senior National Conference Leader Mohammad Shafi Uri said that it was unfortunate that the Prime Ministers of India and Pakistan couldn’t engage in a formal meeting on the sidelines of the SAARC summit as people across the region have a strong yearning for peace and progress. “The hostility between India and Pakistan should be remove...

CS reviews post flood rehabilitation measures
Rs. 133 crore disbursed among flood victims
Srinagar, November 27, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey today reviewed the status of rehabilitation including shelter facilities for flood victims, in a meeting, he chaired here. An amount of Rs 133 crore has been distributed among the flood victims in Kashmir Valley besides families that lost their houses/shelter in the flood fury are being provided suitable shelter facilities during the winter. For the purpose, Rs 5 crore was released in favour of the PWD to fast track the shelter construction process. Mr Khandey also reviewed the district ...

Uri close to my heart, reject political tourist: Taj
Uri,November 27, (Scoop News)-Asking people to see through the motives of political tourists who come to Uri for grabbing votes and power, senior Congress leader and Health Minister, Choudhary Taj Mohi ud Din today said his dream is to make the town one of the developed urban centres of the State. Addressing a series of public meetings at Gawalta, Uroosa and adjoining areas, Taj said the town has seen phenomenal growth of social infrastructure during the last 12 years. He challenged Mr. Mohammad Shafi Uri to show what development he had undertaken during his 40 years of power except the loan road to his home at Garkote. Choudhary Taj described his opponents as politi...

Tarigami appeals electorate to vote in favour of AMM candidates
Srinagar, November 27, (Scoop News)- State Secretary CPI (M) and Convener Awami Muttahida Mahaz (AMM) Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today urged the people to come out in large numbers to exercise their franchise in the Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir and said they should elect candidates who can help them to come out of the present difficult situation. In statement issued here today Tarigami exhorted the people to defeat the evil designs of various divisive forces that are active in different garbs and are hell bent to divide people of the state."These forces should be routed by m...

Rahul Gandhi unsuccessfully tried to cash on Guru hanging: Mehbooba
"Cong provided life support to Omar’s anarchic rule"
Anantnag,November 27, (Scoop News)- Accusing Congress of sowing the seeds of divisive and communal politics in Jammu and Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Ms Mehbooba Mufti today said Congress can’t wash its hands off the morass of political uncertainty and economic instability Jammu and Kashmir is entangled in. “It is ironic that Rahul Gandhi is criticizing his friend Omar Abdullah now after having destroyed Jammu and Kashmir together during the past six years,” Mehbooba said while addressing a series of election rallies in Dooru assembly segment of this south Kashm...

Bilal vows to develop Harwan area as tourist hub
Srinagar, November 27, (Scoop News)- Independent candidate and strong contender for high profile Sonwar Assembly seat, Peer Bilal Ahmed has reiterated his commitment to work for developing the neglected picturesque spots of the constituency, particularly Harwan as tourist hub. Conducting door to door campaign in the localities situated far beyond the eastern shore of Dal Lake, including Shalimar, Harwan and Ishbar, Bilal interacted with cross section of society and informed them about his vision for development and realization of huge tourism potential of the area. He said that picturesque spots in Harwan suburbs like Dachigam, Ishbar, Sarband , Harisandraj and sprawling m...

Kashmiri folk singers woo voters under SVEEP
Kupwara , November 26, (Scoop News)-District Election Officer, Kupwara has utilized the services of local folk singers to woo the voters under the SVEEP Programme. During the programme, a group of folk artists played a traditional, “Bhand Puthar” in the streets of Kupwara town to attract the attention of voters to come out on December 02, 2014 in Kupwara district and exercise their franchise. The Bhand Puthar received huge response from locals including men, women and elders. The Band of Artists marched through Kupwara town and reached District Deve...

 
 Other Stories
Jamwal optimistic about NC forming stable government
Jammu ,November 27, (Scoop News)- Expressing optimism about National Conference forming a strong and stable government, National Conference candidate for Jammu West Mr Dharamvir Singh Jamwal on Thursday said the party has performed well in the first phase and the ensuing phases will witness ever better voting in favour of his party candidates. Carrying forward his door to door campaign at Anand Vihar and Talab Tillo, Mr Jamwal described the vote to National Conference as support to the policies being implemented by Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah. Mr Jamwal exhorted the people to join the effort launched during past six years for steering Jammu and Kashmir to progress...

34th India International Trade Fair concludes
3.5 lakh people visited J&K Pavilion, Rs 6 Crore sales made
New Delhi, November 27, (Scoop News)- A grand cultural show at Pragati Maidan, Lal Chowk Theatre, New Delhi as part of the State Day celebrations by Jammu and Kashmir, marked the conclusion of the 34th India International Trade Fair (IITF) which opened on November 14. Financial Commissioner, Industries and Commerce, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He was accompanied by HODs of various departments of Industries and Commerce, besides Director Information, Mukhtar-ul-Aziz, Director Handicrafts, Tariq Ahmad Ganai, MD, JKI, MD, Handloom Corporation, MD, Handicraft Corporation and others. The highlight of the event was the cultural show organized by J&K A...

Governor releases “Dogri Upnayasein Ch Varg Sangarsh”
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- N.N. Vohra, Governor released, at the Raj Bhavan here today, “Dogri Upnayasein Ch Varg Sangarsh” a book authorized by Dr. Chanchal Bhasin. The book analyses class struggle as mentioned in different Dogri novels. The Governor complimented Dr. Bhasin for her writing and hoped that she would continue her contribution towards the enrichment of Dogri literature. The Governor suggested publication of a half yearly newsletter which contains information about all Dogri language works brought out in the preceding months. For wide dissemina...

Armed Forces Flag Day to be celebrated on Dec 6
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- A meeting of the State Level Armed Flag Day Committee (SLAFDC) was held under the chairmanship of IG Commissioner Civil Military Laison (Home Department), Yoginder Koul, here today. Threadbare discussion was held on fixing of targets, collection by Head of the Departments and other related issues. Koul briefed the meeting that this year the Armed Forces Flag Day will be celebrated on 6th December 2014 all over the country instead of 7th December being a Sunday. He also informed that Defence Minister has approved the ceremonial pining of Token Flags in all...

Panthers Party demands separate Dogra Pahari Jammu State
similar status for Kashmir Valley & Ladakh
Jammu, November 27, (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party declared that the Panthers Party stands for Jammu Dogra Pahari State to end 60 years old slavery, exploitation, discrimination and authoritarian rule. The Panthers Party released its manifesto last evening with 31 points declaring that Reorganization of J&K is the only way and the people of Ladakh, Kashmir Valley and Jammu Pradesh shall get equity and justice only after reorganization with separate chief ministers, separate assemblies, separate budgets, separate recruitment boards in the state. P...

10th SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan concludes with musical extravaganza featuring legendary
and young musician
New Delhi, November 27, (Scoop News)- SaMaPa (Sopori Academy of Music And Performing Arts) organised the 10th Annual edition of its three day long prestigious SaMaPa Sangeet Sammelan recently at the Kamani Auditorium, New Delhi. The festival had enthralling performances by Music legend Pt. Bhajan Sopori (Santoor), Music Maestro Abhay Rustum Sopori (Santoor), Pt. Debu Chaudhuri & Prateek Chaudhuri (Sitar), Ajay Prasanna (Flute), Shubhendra Rao (Sitar), Saskia Rao De Haas (Cello), Kaivalya Kumar (Vocal) amongst other. Hon’ble Shri L.K. Advani inaugurated the 10th Annual SaMaPa Sangeet Sa...

Encouraged by first phase poll, confident Omar optimistic to form government
Samba,November 26, (Scoop News)- Encouraged by the performance of National Conference in the first phase of assembly elections, Chief Minister and Working President National Conference Mr Omar Abdullah on Wednesday exuded confidence about his party forming the next government in Jammu and Kashmir. “Response of voters has enthused the cadre, who have galvanized themselves across the state to steer the party to victory”, Mr Omar said while addressing party workers at Khada Madana here this evening. ...

IT has become a part of our everyday life : Prof Hamal
Rajouri, November 26, (Scoop News)-In order to provide a platform for researchers, academicians, people from the industry and students for exchange of ideas in the area of Computer Science and Information Technology, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University in collaboration of Government of India and University Grants Commission kicked off 2 days National Conference in which experts and scholars from many Universities of India are participating and presenting their research papers on recent innovations and advancement in Information Technology. Inaugurated by Vice Chancellor of BGSBU, Prof ...

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