Saturday, July 26, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Infrastructure development, faculty strengthening focused areas: Omar
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that the Government is keen to upgrade infrastructure and strengthen the faculties in higher educational institutions in the State. He said while various faculty blocks have been completed and commissioned in degree colleges and universities in the State during the last over five years, many more are under various stages of the execution. He said attention is also being paid to construct lecture halls and auditoria in these institutions. Laying foundation stone of a modern Auditorium at Amar Singh College, Srinagar today, the Chief Minister said that up to the mark infrastructure and well qualified faculties are imperative in imparting qality education to the students in a palatable and conducive atmosphere. The Auditorium is likely to cost Rs.12.28 crore and its completion is sche...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Policeman killed, 4 others injured in in grenade attack in Sopore(North Kashmir)
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-A policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir Saturday morning. Police sources said that Militants on Saturday early morning hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near main Chowk at Sopore when miscreants were pelting stones at police. Sources said five policemen sustained injuries in the grande attack.One constable Mohd. Syed succumbed to injuries. Two injured cops were referred to Srinagar for treatment while the other two cops were being treated in Sopore hospital,sources added. It may be mentioned that this was second attack on Police force by...

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army
Jammu, July 25, (Scoop News)-Pakistan troops again violated ceasefire on Friday evening and targeted forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district. Defence spokesman said that Pakistani troops fired unprovoked on Indian posts along LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch. He said Pak fired small arms at 4pm, adding, “Own troops effectively retaliated to the cross border firing while the exchange of fire lasted till 5.30 pm.” No injury or casualty was reported in the firing, he added. ...

Militants shot Policeman in Bijbehara
Srinagar, July 25, (Scoop News)-Militants today shot at and critically injured a policeman in Bijbehara of Anantnag district. Police said that a constable Mohammad Altaf was shot at from close range by the militants at Goriwan chowk in Bijbehara Anantnag town, Friday evening. Mohammad Altaf was hit by a bullet in the chest and was admitted to the sub-district hospital of the town, from where he was referred to a hospital in Srinagar. No militant outfit has so far claimed responsibility for the attack. Police said. A hunt has been launched to nab the attackers. ...

Mehbooba calls for GoI intervention to boost horticulture sector
New Delhi, July 25, (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president, Mehbooba Mufti, Friday called upon the Government of India to intervene effectively and urgently to rescue the ailing horticulture sector in Jammu and Kashmir. Raising the issue in the Lok Sabha, she urged the Union Government to send a team of experts to Kashmir to assess the loss suffered by the horticulture which constitutes the core economic activity of the state, and devise a package with short term and long term objectives. She said the fruit crops especially apple has been hit by diseases across Kashmir and districts of Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and parts of Budgam are the worst hit. Mehbooba said mul...

 
 Ladakh News
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 ...

Phunchok for earliest solution of border issues of Changthang at GoI level
Leh,July 24, (Scoop News)- The Councilor Chushul Namgail Phunchok in a letter addressed to Member Parliament, Ladakh Constituency Thupstan Chhewang, impressed on him to take the border issues of Changthang at GoI level for its earliest solution. The letter requested MP Ladakh to communicate the sufferings of Changthang people with Indian Govt underlining that people of Changthang living in this border region are suffering and leading a tough life with minimal existing facilities of basic necessities and the Army/ITBP posted at Border area further exaggerate their problems by not allowing to construct semi open mud /stone goat pen at Kakjung (Lago Nunpo) by the nomads which are th...

 
 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
Autonomy, self-rule unacceptable: Jugal
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-BJP state president and MP Jugal Kishore Sharma today toured Sunderbani and Kalakot areas of the Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha constituency to express his gratitude to the people who voted overwhelmingly for the BJP and elected him as their representative to the Lok Sabha. Addressing a series of meetings, he reassured the people that he would not leave any stone unturned to come up to their expectations and that he will take up issues concerning them in a big way. He said during the ongoing budget session of the Parliament, he raised the issues concerning refugees, border migrants and victims of the Pakistani anti-India machinations and urged the government to take e...

NC to form government on its own in JK: Gupta
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- Saying that magic of Narendra Modi is fast fading due to anti-people policies, National Conference State Vice President Rattan Lal Gupta on Saturday observed that populism and false sloganeering don’t work for long in a democratic polity. “People want results on the ground and not euphoria being generated on emotive slogans”, Mr Gupta said while referring to the debacle BJP faced in three assembly constituencies of Uttrakhand in the bye-elections. He described the post parliamentary elections mood as an indicator of BJP balloon getting burst due to sky rocketing prices, inflation and other measures that have disillusioned the common people. “Similar is t...

PCC congratulate Congress high command for victory in Uttrakhand
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- PCC has congratulated the Congress high command for the victory of the party in Uttrakhand where Congress has swept the by-polls to the Legislative Assembly & Panchayats. Celebrations were held at PCC HQ here today in which sweets were distributed by the party workers over the victory of party in the Legislative Assembly elections, results of which were announced last evening. All three seats have been won by the Congress party defeating BJP even in its strong hold at Doiwala area, which has been won by Congress after twenty years. Congress also got victory in about 60% Panchayats in the recently held elections in the State indicating that a façade o...

Police Inspector, brother charge sheeted for forgery, impersonation
Jammu,July 26, (Scoop News)-Principal Session Judge Jammu R.S Jain has issued charge sheet against Police Inspector S. Inderjeet Singh, presently posted in vigilance department, Jammu and his brother S. Mohinder Singh sons of Ishar Singh of 125, main road Digiana Ashram Jammu, against whom the charges of forgery and impersonation have been prima facia establish by the court. S. Himmat Singh, the uncle of the accused had charged them of forging his signature while getting attestation of an affidavit before the Magistrate, by presenting some impersonator in his place before the Magistrate. The offence was committed in order to cheat S. Himmat Singh of his property by the accused broth...

Kargil intrusion a major intelligence failure of the BJP :Ravinder
Jammu,July 26, (Scoop News)-Paying homage to the brave soldiers who laid down their lives to retrieve the Indian territory in Kargil and inflicted a crusting defeat to the Pakistan forces, JKPCC Chief Spokesperson Mr. Ravinder Sharma-MLC said that Kargil intrusion was a major intelligence and diplomatic failure of the BJP led NDA government. Mr. Sharma said that the country had to pay heavy price for the victory and retrieving the territory occupied by the Pakistan forces, when BJP led NDA government was engaged in the Lahore Bus yatra. He said that 527 Indian soldiers sacrificed their lives while 1363 of them were injured to achieve victory. While Bofors Gun proved to be most effe...

White Knight corps pays tribute to the heroes of Kargil
Jammu, July 26 (Scoop News) - The White Knight Corps of the Army celebrated 15th anniversary of 'KARGIL DIWAS” on 26. July 2014 by paying homage to those brave Officers, JCOs and Jawans who has laid down their lives fighting in extreme cold and high altitude terrain of Kargil region. The troops displayed valour of the highest order in the face of extreme odds to reclaim land and honour. The sheer force of stories a blood and honour in Kargil War has made this war an epic in the anals of history of Indian Army. To commemorate this historic victory, serving Officers, JCOS and Jawans of Nagrota ...

Provide immediate relief to affected people: Sukhnandan
Jammu, July 26 (Scoop News) - The government should press into service all the means and work round the clock to mitigate the sufferings of the people who have been hit by recent cloudburst and flash floods in Marh assembly constituency and adjoining constituencies. This was demanded by BJP MLA from Marh assembly constituency Sukhnandan Kumar while addressing media persons at party headquarters on Saturday alongwith the BJP State Press Secretary Balbir Ram Rattan. Sukhnandan Kumar, who is continuously in touch with the people of his constituency for the last three days and visiting every affected village, said that this natural calamity has badly damaged the houses, poultry farms, p...

“Kargil Diwas” celebrated at Udhampur
Udhampur, Jammu, July 26 (Scoop News) -To honour and recall the sacrifices of our brave and valiant soldiers, as also to reiterate the exemplary unity displayed by the entire Nation during the Kargil conflict, the 15th Anniversary of the Kargil Diwas was celebrated yesterday at Udhampur. The day commenced with a solemn ceremony at the Dhruva war memorial, where Lt Gen HJS Sachdeva, Chief of Staff, Northern Command paid homage by laying a wreath on behalf of all ranks as a mark of respect to the martyrs, who sacrificed their lives defending the Nation. As a part of the ce...

 
 Kashmir News
Northern Army commander in valley
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-Lieutenant General DS Hooda, Northern Army Commander arrived at Srinagar and carried out review of security situation. Army Commander was on his way to Udhampur after attending ‘Vijay Diwas’ function at Kargil, Leh. On his arrival, Army Commander was received by Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, Chinar Corps Commander. After being briefed on the current operational situation along the Line of Control and internal security prevailing in the hinterland, Army Commander visited forward post in Lolab, Kupwara. The Commanders updated the Army Commander on the conduct of recent operations Army Commander’s visit and interaction with ...

Ramzaan gives us opportunity to reform our ownselves & society:Mirwaiz
Srinagar,July 26,(Scoop News)_ The sacred night of Shab-e Qadar (night of power) was observed across Kashmir valley with the zeal and fervor. The largest congregation was in Kashmir was observed at historic Jamia Masjid where thousands of people,led by its chief priest Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, participated in the night long prayers. Throwing light over the religious importance of the night, Mirwaiz said it was the night when first time Quran was revealed to Muslims. He said the book brought blessings, revolution and infused discipline, in the mankind. Mirwaiz said the Quran was th...

Sagar asks officers to ensure smooth Eid festivities
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-The Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, Ali Mohammad Sagar has said that the officers of different departments should work in a co-ordinated manner and synergize their efforts to ensure that the people do not face any in convenience in view of the ensuing Eid festivities. The Minister also took a high level meeting of officers of different departments to discuss the arrangements put in place for the smooth celebration of Eid-ul-Fitr in the valley. It was attended by senior officers of the District administration, Police, PHE, PDD, SMC, SRTC and Health. Sagar asked the Divisional Administration to ensure that the people get the basic ameni...

Puducherry Legislators’ delegation calls on Gul
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-A delegation of Legislators from Puducherry led by Speaker, Thiru V. Sabapathy, which is currently on study tour of State, met with Speaker, J&K Legislative Assembly Mubarak Gul today. Both the Speakers exchanged their views on the development and legislative activities pertaining to their respective states. Gul extended greetings and protocol to the visiting delegation and expressed his heartiest gratitude for their visit to the State. He apprised them about the culture, languages, arts and other historical facts of the Jammu & Kashmir. The speaker and Legislators of Puducherry were happy to meet with Gul and shared their experiences about the J&K S...

PDP condemns crackdown on Srinagar youth
NC agents collaborating in youth victimization: Mir
Srinagar, July 26 (Scoop News) - Strongly condemning the latest crackdown on the youth of the Srinagar city, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Saturday said it is the height of arrogance and insensitivity that the people are not even being allowed to live in peace in this holy month of Ramzan, by the National Conference regime. “Apparently on the instructions of the ruling party politicians, hundreds of youth across the city have been rounded up and locked up on false pretexts, over the last many weeks, in Srinagar, which has created an atmosphere of fear and terror amongst the people pushing the situation to pre-2002 dark era,” the party General Secretary, Mohammad Dilawar Mir, said...

Curfew imposed in Tulmulla after protesters turned violent
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)- Curfew was imposed in Tulmulla area of Ganderbal after protesters turned violent when people protesting against the terror attack on Friday turned violent, the police said on Saturday. It may be mentioned that Ganderbal police yesterday took cognizance of an incident in the office of ZEO, Tulmulla where some locals spotted a youth later identified as an employee of ZEO office with a girl when the office were closed. A case was registered and the youth was taken into custody. Police said that Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Syed Sheikh resident of Saloora Ganderbal was spotted by some locals with a girl in ZEO Office Tulmulla in the jurisdiction o...

1 dies, 22 injured in road mishaps
Lady ends life in Ganderbal
Srinagar, July 26 (Scoop News) -One person died while twenty two others were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Bus bearing registration number JK03B/2928 driven by Farooq Ahmed Bhat son of Ghulam Nabi Bhat hit a pedestrian Abdul Rashid Bhat son of Mohammad Shaban Bhat resident of Bangwar, Baramulla near K.B.Pora resulting in his on spot death. Baramulla police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a Tata Sumo bearing registration number JK01L/1289 and Maruti Car 800 bearing registration number JK01G/ 3789 met with an accident at Malik Aangan, in the jurisdiction of police post Ban Mohallah, Srinagar, resulting in injuries to three persons and partia...

Mirwaiz welcomes Indo_Pak secretary level talks
asks poeple to celebrate Eid with simplicity
Srinagar,July 25,(Scoop News)_In connection with the observance of Youm-e-Kashmir and Youm-e-Qudoos coinciding with Jumait-ul-Vida, a number of gatherings and congregations were organized across Kashmir during which the Hurriyat leaders highlighted the significance of Youm-e-Kashmir and Youm-e-Qudus and presented a resolution prepared by APHC for public approval. The biggest such gathering was organized at historic Jamia Masjid during which the devotees prayed for the resolution of Palestine issue. Addressing the gathering of lakhs of people, APHC leader,Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, expressed concern over the affairs of Muslim world, adding, there are 57 muslim countries in the world which...

 
 Other Stories
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...

Ensure uninterrupted power, drinking water supply to people
: Bhalla to officers
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla has asked the PDD, PHE, and ERA officers to reach out to people and ensure regular supply of safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply in scorching heat, adding that the concerned department should gear up their men and machinery to redress public grievances. This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the accompanying officers of PDD, PHE and ERA after reviewing the problems of the inhabitants of Deeli in Sainik Colony and Channi Himmat particularly related to irregular power and drinking water supply, here today. Bhalla assured the people of Deeli and ...

Sham inaugurates WSS Panjgrain, attends Akhnoor Tehsil Cricket Cup-2014
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma inaugurated Water Supply Scheme Panjgrain in Akhnoor tehsil established with a cost of Rs.74.75 lakh which will have a discharge capacity of 3000 GPH. The facility will provide adequate water supply to 1525 souls of the area. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Government was committed to provide better facilities to the people in every nook and corner of the State. He said the Government has been working under a well-knit development programme with a special focus to upgrade the basic services to the people. He asked the people to cooperate with the Government so that it can carry out...

Art integrated learning and child participation training programme concludes
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-A six day art integrated learning programme for promoting experiential learning by ensuring 100% participation of every child concluded today at SIE Jammu. The programme was first of its kind organized by the team of experts from the Department of Education in Arts and Asthetics NCERT New Delhi in collaboration with SIE Jammu. A total of 50 participants from different districts of Jammu division attended this programme with great zeal and enthusiasm. Director School Education Jammu/Principal, SIE Jammu, H R Pakhroo was the chief guest on this occasion who highlighted the importance of art learning and its integration with teachi...

JKPCC welcomes new entrants in Congress fold
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- Senior Congress leader and Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Hira Lal Abrol today welcomed the new entrants in the Congress fold in a simple and impressive function held at Raghunath Pura in Jammu East Assembly Constituency, here. Addressing the newly joined youth, Hira Lai Abrol welcomed them in the presence of General Secretary State OBC Wing, Suresh Kumar Dogra, Ward No 15 President R.K Sodhi and District General Secretary Jammu V.K Sethi and said that youth is the future of our country. Congress Party has always stood for the promotion of the cherished values of peace, harmony and mutual brotherhood in the society and...

Sasha Agha Khan to romance Jay Bhanusali in “Desi Kattey”
Mumbai, July 26 (Scoop News) - Bollywood has become famous with its intimate and romance scenes. While there have been many best romance scenes in Bollywood, some celebs have taken the credit for doing their best romance on screen. These days B-town is getting really hot because of several steamy scenes in the films. Latest is the romance sequence of the young reel couple Sasha Agha Khan and Jay Bhanusali for their upcoming movie Desi Kattey. The sizzling and sensational actress Sasha Agha Khan has impressed all with her performance in debut movie Aurangzeb and now the talented daughter of ...

India wants China to cease all activities in PoK: Jaitley
July 25,(Scoop News)-India wants China to cease all activities in PoK.Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Government has been keeping strict vigil on the presence of Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) in Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK). “We have asked China to cease all such activities in PoK,’’ Jaitley told the Lok Sabha in a written reply to Rayapati Sambasiva today. “Government pays close attention to Chinese activities in PoK and it has conveyed its concerns to China and asked them to cease such activities,” he said. He said issues are discussed by the Government in regular meetings with Chinese counterparts and “entire gamut of bilateral, regional and global issu...

No firing by Army at Tosamaidan meadows
July 25,(Scoop News)_ No firing by the Army has taken place at Tosamaidan meadows since November 15, 2013. Unauthorized persons are prohibited to enter the Impact Area and Sign boards and notices to the effect are prominently displayed. The notification of any Field Firing Range or its shifting are subject matter of the State Government. This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley in a written reply to Shri Tariq Hameed Karra in Lok Sabha today. Replying to another question by PDP MP from Anantnag Mehbooba Mufti in Lok Sabha, the Defence Minister said the total number of Long Range, Field Firing Range and Air to Ground Firing Rangers in the countr...

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