Wednesday, January 28, 2015
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Army Commander Northern Command pays tribute to martyrs
Srinagar, January 27, (Scoop News)- Northern Army Commander today paid rich tributes to Col MN Rai, Commanding Officer and and HC Sanjay Kumar of SOG who sacrificed their lives in a fierce gun battle in Tral in South Kashmir today. While paying rich tribute to the brave hearts for the valour and courage displayed by them in the line of duty, General said, “Our heart goes out to the families and we pay pray the Almighty to give them strength to bear the irreparable loss with fortitude.” A defence spokesperson said that on specific intelligence about presence of terrorists in a Handura area of Tral, Kashmir, a joint operation by Rashtriya Rifles,Army and the SOG of Tral led by Col MN Rai, Commanding Officer was launched today, resulting into killing of two hardcore terrorists and recovery of 2 AK-47 rifles, ammunition and other war like stores. Col MN Rai and Signalman Ni...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Army Colonel,Police jawan, 2 militants killed in gun battle in Tral
Governor expresses grief over the loss of Army Colonel and Head Constable
Tral /Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- Army Colonel, one Jammu and Kashmir Police jawan and two militants killed in an fierce encounter in Mindora village of Tral in South Kashmir. N.N. Vohra, Governor, has expressed grief over the loss of Army Colonel and Head Constable. Reports said that a fierce gun battle broke out between the militants and an Army unit and local police after launched a cordon and search operation in Mindora village of Tral. Army Colonel and Police jawan were killed in an encounter with Hizbul Mujahideen militants in Tral area of Pulwama district. The Colonel, Mu...

JK Govt orders transfers, postings in civil administration
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- The Government has today ordered transfers and postings in Civil Administration with immediate effect. Sundeep Kumar Nayak, IAS (JK:88), under orders of repatriation from Central deputation, has been posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Power Development Department, vice Arun Kumar Mehta. Shaleen Kabra, IAS (JK:92), Member, J&K Special Tribunal, has been transferred and posted as Commissioner /Secretary to the Government, School Education Department, vice Ms. Nirmal Sharma. Ms. Sarita Chauhan, IAS (JK:99), awaiting orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department, has been transferred and posted as Secretary to the Government, ...

JK Governor hoists tricolour at State level R-Day function at M. A. Stadium
Peace and normalcy imperative for sustained growth and development: Governor
Jammu, January 26, (Scoop News)- N. N. Vohra, Governor Jammu and Kashmir, hoisted the tricolour at the State level function on the occasion of the 66th Republic Day, at Maulana Azad Stadium, here this morning. The Governor inspected the parade and took the salute at an impressive march past. The smart contingents participating in the march past were from the Army, Border Security Force, Central Reserve Police Force, men and women contingents of the IRP, Jammu and Kashmir Police, State Disaster Response Force, J&K Fire and Emergency Services, J&K Forest Protection Force, Ex-Servicemen, Nat...

NC likely to field Dr Farooq Abdullah for Rajya Sabha
Jammu, January 25, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference is likely to field its party president, Dr Farooq Abdullah, as a candidate in the forthcoming Upper House (Rajya Sabha) elections to be held on February seven, a senior party leader, requesting not to be named, told Scoop News. “All members want Dr Sahab (Farooq Abdullah) to be the party candidate for Rajya Sabha. Nobody disapproves the choice and there is a virtual consensus on his name”, he added. Interestingly, former chief minister and working president of the party, Omar Abdullah, had floated the idea ...

 
 Ladakh News
CEC, LAHDC expresses Best wishes for completion of Buddhist Vihara
Leh,January 27, (Scoop News)- The Chief Executive Councilor/ Chairman LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar yesterday in a letter extended expresses his best wishes for the newly constructed building of Ladakh Buddhist Vihara Bodhgaya that was inaugurated by HH the XVII Gyalwang Karmapa Urgyen Trinley Dorjey on 26th of January 2015 at Bodhgaya. Congratulating the whole Buddhist population of Himalaya in general and the LBA Leh in particular and the management committee of Ladakh Buddhist Vihara Bodhgaya for completion of the Vihara, CEC further mentions that this project highlights the vision of LBA Leh and the aspirations and wishes of the Himalayan Buddhists in general and the Buddhists of Lada...

Rigzin Spalbar hoists tricolour at Polo Ground
Leh,January 26, (Scoop News)- Along with the rest part of the country, the 66th Republic Day was celebrated at Polo Ground Leh where the Chief Executive Councillor(CEC), LAHDC, Leh, Rigzin Spalbar unfurled the tricolour and took salute at the march past in which contingents of J&K Police, J&K Armed Police, Para-military, NCC and school children participated. Addressing the gathering at polo ground, CEC Rigzin Spalbar said that Republic Day is an occasion to feel pride for the Army, Navy and Air Force of our mighty country who guard our borders and congratulated Ladakh Scouts and ITBP ...

CEC,LAHDC Kargil hoists tricolour at district level R-Day function at Sports Stadium
Kargil,January 26, (Scoop News)- Along with the rest part of the country, the 66th Republic Day was celebrated at at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang.The Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor(CEC), LAHDC, Kargil Haji Asgar Ali Karbalaie hoisted the National Flag at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang and took salute at an impressive march past comprising contingents of J&K Police, NCC, Army, Civil Band Party and students of Government and private schools. Thousands of people from the adjoining villages of Kargil had gathered at Khree Sultan Chow Sports S...

Orientation programme for primary teachers concluded
Leh, January 25, (Scoop News)- The 1st phase of twenty days orientation programme concluded today at District Institute for Education & Training (DIET) Leh for primary teachers that had started from 6th of January and Executive Councilor Agriculture Sonam Dorjey was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion Dorjey congratulated the teachers for completing their training successfully and said that such trainings are important to meet the new and challenging methods of teaching and also talked about the importance of imparting quality education. He hoped that by taki...

Airlifting of stranded passengers initiated on Leh-Padum-Leh route
Jammu, January 25, (Scoop News)-Following the directions of the Governor, N.N. Vohra, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has made arrangements for airlifting of persons from Zanskar who have been stranded due to the stoppage of movement of people on the Chadar route. The Air Force carried out 5 sorties today, airlifting 47 passengers from Leh to Padum and back. The movement on the Chadar trek route was stopped after reports were received about the blockage of river Phuktal due to a land slide. As per available information, about three hundred Padum bound persons are stranded at Leh. ...

5th “National Voter’s Day” was observed at Leh
Leh ,January 25, (Scoop News)-Like the other parts of country, the 5th “National Voter’s Day” was observed today at DC Conference Hall Leh which commenced with taking the Voters Pledge. Deputy Commissioner/ District Election Officer Leh Hassan Khan, Chief Guest of the occasion, mentioning this years’ theme of ‘Easy Registration and Easy Correction’ talked about the importance of the day and expressed the importance of exercising the voting right in our country where as compared to other few countries where the women folk do not have any right to vote and in some countries forced voting...

CEC urges teachers to implement Library management workshop in schools
Leh, January 24, (Scoop News)-To review the arrangements being provided to the 10th and 12th Class students in the ongoing centralized and day boarding winter coaching in various coaching centres at Leh and to boost the morale of students before their final board exams, the Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar today visited vocational training centre Dambuchan where about 186 students of Nyoma and Durbuk blocks are getting residential coaching these days. He also visited Girls Higher Secondary School and Boys Higher Secondary School where about 170 students are getting day boarding winter coaching. While inspecting class rooms at all the coachi...

State Govt. closely monitoring Zanaskar eco situation: CS
Jammu,January 23, (Scoop News)- The State Government today told the Centre that it is closely monitoring the situation arisen out of the blockade of River Phuktal due to a landslide and consequent creation of an artificial lake in Zanaskar Sub Division of district Kargil. Participating via video conferencing in a high level meeting held in this regard at New Delhi, Chief Secretary, Muhammad Iqbal Khanday informed that the State Government is closely watching the ecological developments in the area following the landslide and all related agencies are working in unison in this ...

 
 Debate
Military Courts in PoK, Gilgit for terrorists & Geelani’s silence
Straight talk
By K B Jandial Separatist leaders and some mainstream politicians of Kashmir slammed Government for execution of 2001 Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru on February 9, 2013. The J-e-M terrorist received a fair trial under country’s criminal justice system and his appeals against the death sentence were heard by Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court. After nearly 11 years long legal battle including mercy petition to the President, his death sentence was executed. The separatists cried foul and condemned Govt. also on post hanging technical issues. No restriction was impos...

Censor: Double Edged Politics
By Dr Ved Pratap Vaidik The resignations of the Chairman of Film Censor Board and the majority of its members have made it a big issue but the question remains why the resignations were handed over ? If these are extended just because the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has passed the film, ‘Messenger of God’ then these resignations have no justification; because the Film Certification Appellate Tribunal has been set up as a superior body which can reconsider the decisions of the Censor Board. The Chairman and the resigning board members must answer this first that whether they consider the Appellate board above them or...

A Befitting Reply to the Parliamentary Deadlock
By Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik The President Pranab Mukherjee has made a very timely intervention. He has shown the mirror to both sides, the ruling and the opposition parties. On one side he has condemned the tactics of creating pandemonium by the opposition and on the other hand also taken a dig at the ordinance-love of the ruling government. The frank expression of views by the President shows Pranab Da has developed himself a lot over the years. Though the congress leaders have no better reputation than the managers of the Private Limited Company of Soniaji but Pranab Da has ...

West Pakistani Refugees -a humanitarian issue in need of settlement
By B L Saraf The reported recommendation of the Joint Parliamentary Committee ( JPC ) to grant basic rights to the West Pakistani Refugees ( WPR ) which stand denied to them, despite living in the State of J&K for the last sixty five years , has sparked a controversy in the expected quarters . In Kashmir, some sections are up in arms against this long awaited humanitarian move . Kashmir centric political parties are , ominously , silent on the issue . There can be denying that these people face basic human problems ; besides, confronting a social pro...

Government Formation-What ails PDP?
BY M.Y.G Nairang Why is PDP reluctant to form the government in J&K despite the fact that all other parties and the unattached newly elected members extended their support to it, weeks back? Barring BJP other parties and the unattached members even affirmed that their support would be unconditional. National Conference confirmed its support in writing and clarified that it will not share power. Congress too didn’t put any hard conditions, while the unattached members asked it only to opt for a secular alliance. Despite this positive and conducive situation, why does PDP suffer...

Governor Rule, a betrayal of mandate?
By K B Jandial Imposition of Governor Rule in J & K last week may not necessarily mean the end of efforts of the “likeminded” and “ideologically diverse” political parties to cobble up a stable Govt. in deference to the mandate of the people. But it decidedly is a huge disappointment to the electorate who were keen to see a popular Govt. in saddle in J & K which would have reflected the change for which the people have voted against all odds. The delay in arriving at a mutually “acceptable ground” after keeping aside the “perceived” contentious issues in each other’...

Worthlessness of Politics
By Dr. Ved Pratap Vaidik Worthlessness is a slightly strong word. But for the time being I feel like using the same word for our Politics. Why is it so? It is because I have witnessed the Indian politics 60 years for the last. I have had pleasure to work with leaders and workers of almost every political party in Indore and Delhi. What is the difference between the parties of those days and of today? Earlier also, there was a strong urge for...

Governor Rule and the Political Parties
By B L Saraf Jammu & Kashmir has come under Governor’s rule , after political parties failed to cobble together a popular government . That Governor exercising executive power in the state , without aid and advice of the council of Ministers , is constitutionally permissible ; but it does not have a democratic flavour . It is a constitutional remedy to be applied in special circumstances , taken as a temporary diversion of the democratic stream . The democratic flavour is a pleasant blend of constitutionalism and the real politics . In J&K ...

 Jammu News
Girl child has equal right to have kind of life which boys enjoy: First Lady
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- Usha Vohra, First Lady, attended “Ladies Cultural Programme”organized by Department of Youth Services and Sports (YSS) as part of Republic Day celebrations at Government College for Women, Gandhi Nagar here today. Lauding the cultural programme, which was based on the themes of national integration, female foeticide and women empowerment, Mrs. Vohra said girl child has every and equal right to have the kind of life which boys enjoy and there is urgent need to change the mindset of society in this regard. She said that providing an amicable environment for bri...

Div Com finalizes Beating Retreat arrangements
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Jammu Shantmanu today finalized the arrangements for Beating Retreat function to be held at MA Stadium on January 29 at a meeting here today. DIG Jammu-Kathua, Shakeel Ahmed Beig, Director Health Services Jammu, Baljeet Singh Pathania, Director School Education, R.A. Inqlabi, ADC Jammu, K.S. Parihar, SSP Traffic Mohan Lal besides senior officers of police, army and civil administration were present in the meeting. Deliberating upon various issues, the Divisional Commissioner issued specific instructions for smooth conduct of the B...

Entry Tax exempted on goods for construction & expansion of Hotels
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-As ordered by the Governor,N.N. Vohra, the Finance Department has issued a SRO 21 exempting payment of Entry Tax leviable under “Entry Tax on Goods Act, 2000”, (Act No. IV of 2000) for goods imported for construction, expansion and modernization of Hotels. This exemption shall be available only in respect of goods not available locally and SRO 21 has been issued in supersession of SRO 88 of 25th March 2008. The Raj Bhavan Spokesman added that the Hoteliers seeking exemption under this notification may apply to the Director Tourism of concerned Division along with a list of the items and the quantities to be imported for the construction, expansion and modern...

Entry Tax exempted for replacement of furniture & goods destroyed due to floods
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-As ordered by the Governor, N.N. Vohra, the Finance Department has issued SRO 22 exempting payment of Entry Tax leviable under “Entry Tax on Goods Act, 2000”, (Act No. IV of 2000) on furniture, office equipment and goods imported into the State by Hoteliers to replace for such goods as were destroyed during the recent floods. The exemption shall be available upto 28th February 2015. A Raj Bhavan Spokesman added that this exemption shall be available only in respect of Hoteliers who shall apply to Director Tourism of the concerned Division with a list of the goods and the quantities damaged during the floods in 2014. The concerned Director, after satisfy...

BJP nominates Shamsher & Chander from Jammu for Rajya Sabha polls
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-BJP has nominated Shamsher Singh Manhas and Chander Mohan Sharma as party candidates for forthcoming elections to the Council of States, the Rajya Sabha, against the seats fallen vacant. According to an official communique received from party Central Office at New Delhi, by State office, it said that BJP National President Amit Shah has been pleased to announce Shamsher Singh Manhas and Chander Mohan Sharma as candidates from Jammu and Kashmir. Both the candidates have been associated with the party since long and served the organisation in various capacities during the last over three decades and are experienced and well versed in public s...

Governor thanks Haryana CM for Rs. 10 crore donation to Flood Relief Fund
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- N.N. Vohra, Governor, has addressed a personal letter to Manohar Lal, Chief Minister, Haryana, to thank him on behalf of the State Government and the people of J&K for the contribution of Rs. 10 crore towards the J&K Chief Minister’s Flood Relief Fund, for the relief and rehabilitation of the people affected by the recent floods in the State. In his letter to the Haryana Chief Minister, the Governor has conveyed his thanks to the Chief Minister and the people of Haryana for their support and valuable contribution towards the welfare of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. ...

JK Govt shakes up police administration
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- The State government today ordered transfers and postings in police department with immediate effect. Sunil Kumar Sharma, IPS (JK:94) IGP, awaiting orders of adjustment in the Police Headquarters (PHQ) has been posted as IGP Human Rights Commission against available vacancy. Yoginder Koul, IPS (JK:94), Commissioner Civil Military Liaison, Home Department has been transferred and posted as IGP IR Jammu against available vacancy. Garib Dass, IPS (JK:97), DIG Udhampur-Reasi Range has been transferred and posted as DIG North Kashmir Range, Baramulla vice Ghulam Hassan Bhat. Alok Kumar, IPS (JK:97), DIG SKR Anantnag has been transferred and post...

Sweets exchange at Chakan-da-Bagh on the occasion of 66th Republic Day
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)- The Indian and Pakistani troops exchanged sweets on the Line of Control adjoining the posts at Chakan-da-Bagh and Roshni on India's 66th republic day. At Chakan-da Bagh the Indian Army side was represented by two Officers, one Junior Commissioned Officer and seven Other Ranks while the team from Pakistan Army comprised of two Officers, one Junior Commissioned Officer and six Other Ranks .The Officers named Major Shehzad Ahmed and Lieutenant Rahez represented the Pakistan Army, a defence spokesman said. He said soldiers of both the countries also exch...

 
 Kashmir News
Shah thanks people for observing complete hartal in Kashmir
appeals people of Kupwara to continue it on Tuesday also
Srinagar, January 26, (Scoop News)-Hurriyat Conference and Democratic Freedom Party leader, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Monday has thanked people for observing a complete shutdown on the occasion of India's Republic Day and termed it eye-opener for pro-India leadership. In a statement, while terming complete shutdown observed by people as a referendum Shah said, celebrating Republic Day in presence of security forces is meaningless. Expressing concern over holding people in siege and turned whole Kashmir Valley into army garrison Shah said, “Common men and in particular patients were across Kashmir were not allowed to move on January 26 and have faced hardships due to these cordons and ...

66th Republic Day celebrated in Valley with gaiety
Div Com unfurls tricolour at Bakshi stadium
Srinagar, , January 26, (Scoop News)- The 66th Republic Day was celebrated across the Kashmir Valley with great enthusiasm, gaiety and fervour today. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal was the chief guest at Republic Day function in summer capital at Bakshi Stadium Srinagar who unfurled the tricolour and inspected guard of honour. Later, he took salute of the march past, in which contingents of BSF, CRPF, ITBP, J&K Armed Police, IRP, Women’s Police Force, District Police, NCC, Fire & Emergency Services, students of various educational institutions participated. ...

5th National Voters Day observed across Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, January 25, (Scoop News)- Like other parts of the country, the 5th National Voters Day was observed in all the districts of the Valley. The Day is being celebrated throughout the country to enhance the number of electorate who can exercise franchise, a fundamental right provided by the Constitution of the Country, which empowers common man. A function was organized at SKICC, Srinagar in this connection. The function was organized by District Election Office, Srinagar. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal was the chief guest on the occasion. ...

Film ‘Chinar-Daastaan-E-Ishq’s unit in Kashmir
Srinagar, January 25, (Scoop News)-Faisal Khan, younger brother of Amir Khan, is making his comeback movie Chinar – Daastaan-E-Ishq based on a novel "Jheel Jalti Hai " by famous writer Khwaja Farooq Ranzu Shah. Set in a Kashmir which was pre terrorism, this story is about a love story.Shot under the banner "ShagunFilms Pvt. Ltd ", the producer is Rajesh R. Jain and the director is Sharique Minhaj. The movie is completed 70% and the balance is scheduled to be completed in Kashmir in next week. Other than Faissal Khan who is returning after nine years, the other actors include Dilip Tahil...

R-Day full dress rehearsal held across Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, January 24, (Scoop News)-As part of 66th Republic Day celebration, full dress rehearsal was held today in all district headquarters of Kashmir Valley. At Srinagar, the full dress rehearsal was conducted at Bakshi Stadium in which Deputy Commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Shah, after unfurling the national flag inspected the parade and took salute at the march past. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal, Inspector General of Police, A.G. Mir besides senior civil, police and para-military forces were present on the occasion. On the occasion, a variety ...

IGP Kashmir congratulates promotees
exhorts them to work with dedication
Srinagar, January 24, (Scoop News)-Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone, A.G Mir today issued the promotion orders of 255 SgCts to the next rank of Head Constable. The departmental promotion committee under the Chairmanship of the Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone today approved the promotion of 255 SgCts to the rank of head constable having lien and seniority with Kashmir Zone. IGP Kashmir has felicitated the promoted police personnel and their families and exhorted upon them to work with more dedication and devotion in the interests of public and the department. It is pertinent to mention here that in the year 2014 Zonal Police Headquarters promoted 207 HC’s to the rank...

Mirwaiz condoles the death of Saudi Arabia's King Shah Abdullah
recalls his interactions with him during OIC meetings
Srinagar, January 23, (Scoop News)-Expressing regret and serious concern over the continuous publication of blasphemous cartoons of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) by a French magazine, APHC and head of Mutehida Majlis-e-Ulema leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said the aim of such acts were to hurt the religious sentiments of Muslims worldwide. He said such sacrilegious publications under the garb of freedom of expression were spreading religious hatred across the globe thus disturbing the world peace. APHC leader insisted on Muslim world that instead of responding violently to the incident, the Musl...

Radio Kashmir organizes “Mehfil-e-Qawwali”
Jammu,January 23, (Scoop News)- In connection with Republic Day Celebration 2015 Radio Kashmir Jammu organized “Mehfil-e-Qawwali” at Police Auditorium, Jammu this evening. Renowned Qawals of the country including Sadat Hussain Qawal, from Lucknow and Nawaz Sabri Qawwal from Delhi enthralled the music lovers of Jammu. The evening started with the traditional lighting of the lamp by the Deputy Director General Engineering, K. K. Singh, Station Director, V. K. Sambyal and by other prominent citizens. The auditorium was jam packed during the en...

 
 Other Stories
Health Edu Bureau organizes Prgm on ‘Save the Girl Child’
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-Health Education Bureau, Directorate of Health Services Jammu today organized an awareness programme on “Save the Girl Child” in AMT School Gandhi Nagar. Besides students staff of the AMT School also attended the programme. Dr. Preetam Katoch, Asstt. Director, Health Education Bureau while speaking on the occasion said that conducting of such awareness programmes are to sensitize people about the issue of declining sex ratio. He said Health Education Bureau has started a campaign for holding such awareness programmes on the issue of declining of sex ratio. He also shed light on the newly launched campaign “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao”. Nidhi Gandotra, Inch...

Seeds worth Rs 14.03 cr involving subsidy of Rs 6.25 cr provided to farmers
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production, Dr. Asgar Samoon today received brief on the availability and distribution of seeds among farmers of the State at a meeting here. Director Agriculture Kashmir, Joint Directors and other Divisional Level Officers of the Department attended the meeting. Director Agriculture Kashmir informed that during the current Rabi Season 14267 quintals of various seeds were provided to the farmers of Kashmir Division by the Department. He informed that the quality seed was procured from NSC and in view of the damage caused to crops due to September floods, subsidy was given to the farmers on oats seed at 33%, Oilseed at ...

Vice Chancellor, KU calls on Governor
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-Dr. Khurshid Andrabi, Vice–Chancellor, University of Kashmir, called on Governor, N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Dr. Andrabi briefed the Governor about the to-date status of the ongoing academic and co-curricular activities of the University and highlighted certain issues relating to the staff strengthening and its positioning and, besides, several infrastructure related issues. The Governor discussed with Dr. Andrabi the progress achieved in the more significant ongoing research projects. The Governor str...

Problems of people would be solved on priority: Bali
Jammu, January 27, (Scoop News)-Assuring to work with round the clock to solve day today problems of the common masses, MLA Raipur-Domana Mr Bali Bhagat asserted that Raipur-Domana assembly segment would be developed as model assembly constituency in the whole state. Addressing people at village Mahalpur in Raipur-Domana assembly segment, Mr Bali Bhagat said that solve basic problems like drinking water and power were his priority. Mr Bhagat along with officers of the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department including concerned executive engineer has visited this village to formulate a com...

Indian Army & Pak Soldiers exchanges sweets on the eve of Republic Day
Srinagar/ Tangdhar,January 26, (Scoop News)-The 66th Republic Day was celebrated today by the Chinar Corps and Awaam of valley with fervor and happiness. Large number of people comprising civilian, eminent social workers, village elders and Army persons participated in the celebrations at various locations in Valley. National Flag was unfurled and National Anthem was sung by everyone a defence spokesman said.. After the flag hoisting ceremony, tea party and interaction was organised between Awaam and troops. Message of Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen Subrata Saha extending Warm Greetings ...

Indo-China border personnel meeting held on the eve of Republic Day
Chushul (Ladakh), January 26, (Scoop News)-A ceremonial Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) on the occasion of “66th anniversary of Indian Republic Day’’ was conducted on Monday, January 26 at Indian Border Personnel Meeting (BPM) hut in Chushul sector of Eastern Ladakh, a defence spokesman said. The Delegation was led by Brigadier JKS Virk on the Indian side and by Senior Colonel Fanjun on the Chinese side. "The ceremonial BPM commenced by saluting the National Flag of India by both the delegation members", he said. This was followed, the spokesman said, by the ceremonial address by ...

Alluring marriage patterns of nomadic Gujjars and Bakerwals in Kashmir Himalayas
Jammu, January 26,(Scoop News)-Tribal Research Foundation (TRF) in a survey report on the marriage pattern among nomadic Gujjars and Bakerwals in the state has highlighted some of the gripping traditions prevailing in the community like 42 percent approve of “Kadhu”, abducting a girl or a woman for marriage. “62 percent of Gujjars and Bakerwals want to have two marriages while 18 percent of them wish to have three to six wives in their lifetime”, the report suggests. However, “the tradition is on a wane now”, it says. The scheduled Tribe Gujjars form 16 percent of the state’s popul...

5th National Voter’s Day celebrated across Jammu
Jammu, January 25, (Scoop News)-The 5th National Voter’s Day was celebrated throughout the Jammu division with enthusiasm. At Samba, the Day was celebrated at DC office complex, Nandni Hills Samba. On the occasion, a rally was also organized by District Administration which was attended by District and Block Level Officers, general public especially students who were carrying placards with slogans like “Proud to be a Voter”. The rally started from Govt. Degree College, Samba and culminated at DC office complex, Nandni Hills, Samba. District Development Commissioner, Samba, Mr. Mubarak Singh while speaking on the occasion impressed upon the voters to ensure greater participation in the e...

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