Tuesday, September 25, 2018
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Governor addresses Convocation of National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Governor Satya Pal Malik addressed the Convocation of the National Institute of Technology Srinagar held at the SKICC here today. Prof. Ved Prakash, former Chairman UGC, was the Guest of Honour. Governor presented 47 Gold Medals to M.Tech, MSc and B.Tech toppers for the year 2016, 2017 and 2018. 49 Ph. D; 2 M.Phil, 291 M.Tech., 9 MSc., 1,575 B.Tech degrees were awarded during the Convocation. Governor, in his Address, wished a very bright future to all alumni who received degrees and medals at the Convocation. He complimented the Director and all his colleagues, staff and the students for the good work which is being done in the NIT and observed that in spite of facing varied challenges, the Institute stood by its commitment of academic excellence. Emphasising the crucial importance of education, Governor observed that progress of any soci...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Advisor Ganai inaugurates workshop on 5G communication technology at IUST
In coming years IUST will be among premium institutes of country: Advisor Ganai
Awantipora, September 24 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today inaugurated a three-day workshop on 5G Communication Technology here at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST). The workshop titled '5G: An Evolution to Revolution' that witnessed the participation of hundreds of students is being organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, IUST. The workshop was sponsored by TEQIP-III and will witness the lectures from resource persons from various parts of the country. While commending the development of IUST within the short span...

Advisor Kumar, CS visit central Kashmir districts of Budgam, Srinagar
Listen to scores of delegations with their demands, issues; Assures speedy redressal of grievances
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Continuing the public outreach programme, Advisor K Vijay Kumar accompanied by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today listened to public grievances at Srinagar and Budgam. The public delegations apprised them of the developmental needs of their respective areas and sought early redressal. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, DIG Central Kashmir V K Birdi, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Abid Rashid and Deputy Commissioner Budgam, DR Sehrish Asgar were also present during these separate public hearings. At Budgam, various deputations and p...

5 infiltrators, solider killed in Tangdar sector in Kupwara district
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Security forces have eliminated five infiltrators, in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district of North Kashmir, reports said. Reports said that the forces foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists and managed to gun them down. Soldier was also martyred during the exchange of fire,reports said. Massive search operation is underway to check if there are any remaining terrorists in the region. According to reports operation is still under progress.. ...

One Foreign JeM Commander eliminated in Tral encounter
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)- One Foreign JeM Commander was eliminated in Tral encounter today. Police said that in Aripal area of Tral, Awantipora, search operation was launched today jointly by a team of police and security forces based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area. During search operation, hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed. Huge quantity of arms, ammunition and incriminating material was recovered from the site of encounter. From the incriminating material recovered, it is learnt that the killed terrorist is one of the top ...

 
 Ladakh News
Capacity building tour orgainses to Leh
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- A capacity building tour of 20 students and 03 teacher of Bandipora was organised to Kargil, Leh and Ladakh. The 6 day long tour was flagged off on 18 September 2018 and came back on 24 September 2018. The students travelled by road to Leh and Ladakh via Kargil. Students visited the places of historical importance like the Kargil War Memorial and Hall of Fame at Leh. In addition to this the tour visited tourist places like Thiksey Monastery, Shanti Stupa, Zorawar Fort and Pangong Tso lake. The tour received a warm welcome by the Fire and Fury Corps ...

PDP-BJP government left state in ruins: Omar Abdullah
‘In 4 and half years of their rule, Ladakh saw no substantial development’
Turtruk/Leh,September 24 (Scoop News)-National Conference Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Monday said the previous PDP BJP government devastated Jammu and Kashmir and left it in ruins. Addressing party functionaries and workers at Turtuk and Bogdang, Leh, Mr. Omar Abdullah said the previous Government did nothing to alleviate the suffering of the people particularly in far flung areas. “In their four and a half years of rule, PDP-BJP alliance apart from making a total mess in the state achieved nothing on developmental front as well. Except for issuing rhetorical statements little to no development took place in all the three regions of the state. Ladakh being no exception to it,” ...

"Narendra Modi has special plans for Ladakh region"
Those who boycotted polls are inimical to peace: Yudhvir Sethi
Leh, September 24 (Scoop News)-Bharatiya Janata Party General Secretary & Incharge Ladakh region Yudhvir Sethi today said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a special place in his heart for people of this region and it is towards this and that he had ensured holding of elections to panchayats and local bodies in Jammu and Kashmir. These polls will not only empower the people of Ladakh but also give them equal opportunities in developmental activities. Addressing series of meetings in Leh and Kargil, Yudhvir Sethi said that by holding elections to Panchayats and local bodies, the Prime...

Municipal Polls-2018: 7 candidates file nominations in Leh
Leh, September 24 (Scoop News)- Seven candidates including a female candidate today filed their nomination papers for Municipal Committee elections in Leh. Pertinently, the last date for filing nomination paper is September 25, 2018 (Tuesday) up to 3 pm. From ward No: 3- Chanspa, Deldan Gawa Otsal of INC filed his nomination. Likewise, in ward No: 6- Skara, Stanzin Dawa of INC and in ward No: 10-Housing Colony “A”, Chhewang Thinles of BJP and Sonam Phuntsog (Independent) have filed their nominations. Similarly, in ward No:11-Manetsilding, Tsering Tashi of BJP, in ward No: 12-Skampari, Shazia Bano of INC and in ward No:13-Zansti-Skyanos, Mohd. Din Khan of INC have filed their nominati...

Kundal launches vaccination campaign in Kargil
Kargil,September 24 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Vikas Kundal today launched a vaccination drive here at Middle School Baroo. Speaking on the occasion, the DC said that this is an important health campaign which is aimed at healthy and secure life for our future generations and as such the paramedical staff should shoulder the utmost responsibility to achieve 100 per cent results. Chief Medical Officer, Kargil, Dr Ibrahim Ahmad Khan and other dignitaries were present on the occasion. Under the programme, as many as 42,000 children of the district are to b...

Municipal Polls-2018: Control Room established in Leh
Leh,September 24 (Scoop News)-: In view of the upcoming Municipal Polls-2018, the Chief Electoral Officer, J&K has directed to establish dedicated control rooms at Election Cell at DC Office, Leh. The District Election officer has directed to depute Tashi Angmo, ENT, Gurmet Tsewang, HA DIC Office, Stanzin Lundup, Jr. Asstt, DIC office, Dorjey Angchok (M) Statistical Assistant, DRDA Office and Mohd Zakaria, IPO, DIC Office, Leh as in-charge of control room under the supervision of Dy. District Election Officer, Leh Dr. Udham Dass Sharma. As per the order, the assigned incharge officers/officials shall be personally responsible for functioning of control room 24x7 as per the daily roster. ...

Various cultural functions held during Ladakh Festival
Leh, September 24 (Scoop News)- On the third-day of Ladakh Festival various functions including Mask Dance (Chams), Thanka exhibition, handloom, handicraft and food stalls, photo exhibition of birds and mammals of Ladakh, archery competition and polo matches were held here in the district. DC Leh Avny Lavasa inaugurated the handloom, handicraft and food stalls and photo exhibition of birds and mammals of Ladakh by WCBL (Ladakh Bird Club) in the morning at Leh main market. She was accompanied by concern district officers. She visited every stall and appreciated everyone for their participati...

Various Organizations condemn deadly attack on Iranian Military Parade
Kargil, September 23 (Scoop News)-In Kargil, Religious Organizations and leaders Condemned the attack on a military parade in southwestern Iran that state media said killed at least 25 people and wounded 60. While condemning the deadly terror act Chairman J&K Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali extended his condolence to the supreme leader, President of Iran and the people of Iran. In his statement he said, “Iran is paying price of being voice of the oppressed nations in the world”. He further said that Iran has always fought against terrorism inside and outside of the country and they have given enough sacrifices to save the world from terrorism. MLA Zanaksar Syed Baqir Rezavi in a ...

 
 Debate
When will peace process in Kashmir succeed?
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Amidst a mild political crisis of the sort created by Kashmir based two major mainstream parties- NC & PDP- by their boycott of Municipal and Panchayat elections after initially hailing these as “empowering people”, on the belated pretext of lack of clarity of Govt of India’s stand on Article 35A of Constitution of India in and outside Supreme Court hearing petitions challenging it, IIPA had organised an illuminating lecture on “Peace Process in Jammu & Kashmir” (only Kashmir). The lecture linked peace process, inter alia, to democratic processes in Kashmir since 1996 Lok Sabha Poll which incidentally was also boycotted by the NC but it joined the subsequent Ass...

Interrupted Peace Process and the Way Forward
Dr Ashok Bhan Peace process in Jammu and Kashmir began circa 1995 with resumption of political activities leading to the assembly election of 1996 and formation of an elected Government after a prolonged Governor/President’s rule. It peaked off with assembly elections of 2014. For a variety of reasons this election was an important milestone in the peace initiative. The situation on ground was far more peaceful than any of the preceding three assembly elections in 1996, 2002 and 2008. Credible electoral exercises had substantially reduced the ‘democratic deficit’. A huge voter turnout, even in constituencies with sizeable separatists’ influence, was a testimony to the faith in ...

Kashmir Policy - A journey to nowhere
B L Saraf When Narendra Modi led NDA government took charge in Delhi , in May 2014 , Srinagar had an elected government in place . The December, 2014 state Assembly election voted that out and ushered in a new coalition government headed by late Mufti Sayeed - of which the BJP was an important constituent . Central NDA government is completing the term and J & K doesn’t have an elected government . Governor rules the state . Though not exactly so on the facts , yet impression wise we are back to the period of 1990 when , for years together , we didn’t have an elected government in the S...

Re-structuring of the RR Headquarter?
K.N. Pandita In a recent issue, the Daily Excelsior of Jammu informed that the Army was contemplating re-structuring of the Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters for better operational capability and strategic and logistic efficacy. Rashtriya Rifles (RR) force was raised soon after armed insurgency surfaced in Jammu and Kashmir in 1990. Ever since, the force with headquarters in New Delhi, has been fighting the jihadi armed groups raised in Pakistan and helped to sneak into our side of the border across both LoC and International border. It is more than two decades and a half that the force is operating in J&K, particularly the valley. It has inflicted heavy losses on the enemy ...

Convergence of the strongest and the largest
By K.N. Pandita The US high power delegation led by the Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, and including the US Army Chief, has just concluded its visit to India. The two countries are moving towards closer cooperation in their efforts for regional and global peace and development. The US lately recognizes that the strongest and the largest democracy in the world should have convergence on approach to many regional and global problems with terrorism at the top of them all. Strategic importance of relationship between the US and India lies primarily in their political arrangement of democratic governance. While the US is the strongest democracy in the world Ind...

The US-Pakistan relations at crossroads
K.N. Pandita A fracas over a telephonic message from the Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to Imran Khan on 23 August only added to the already strained relations between the US and its former South Asian ally. Pakistani foreign minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi contradicted the content of the call. The State Department had said in readout that during the call "Pompeo raised the importance of Pakistan taking decisive action against all terrorists operating in Pakistan". Islamabad refuted the US readout as incorrect, saying that this "issue of terrorism" was not discussed. However, when questioned by a reporter, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said there w...

NC’s Poll Boycott: Politics of Political blackmail?
Straight Talk
K.B. Jandial Dr. Farooq Abdullah has done it again; a huge U-turn within four days. He linked State and Centre’s stand on impugned Article 35A in and outside Supreme Court (SC) with the forthcoming Civic and Panchayat polls, threatening that if they don’t clarify their stand on it and indicate steps to protect it, NC is out of it. Indeed, it is quite a smart move which many call political blackmailing. With his increased bonhomie with Modi Govt and the new Governor S.P. Malik and his recent ‘war cry’ of Bharat Mata Ke Jai at all-party prayer meeting for late Atal Behari Vajpayee at Delhi in presence of PM Modi, RSS Chief and all other national leader...

Law Catches Up With the ‘Activists’
B L Saraf Maharashtra Police has raided homes of several activist and arrested them from various places in the country . These activists are alleged to be linked with the Maoist Party which reportedly planned to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi . The arrest of the five activists for allegedly helping Maoists , we are told , is the part of Centre’s long pending plan to cripple an influential net work suspected to be working for the underground left wing extremists who attack security forces and innocent people , associated with the developmental work . According to the report prepared by the Union Home Ministry, in 2012 , 7 out of 10 activists ...

 Jammu News
Beware of evil axis between Congress and Pakistan warns Brig Gupta
Jammu, September 24 (Scoop News)-Pakistan's Minister of Information and Broadcasting Fawad Hussain Chaudhary tagged Congress President Rahul Gandhi's tweets attacking Indian Prime Minister Modi over the Rafale deal to attack BJP and Modi thus contributing to Rahul’s “Modi-Hatao” campaign as a run up to the 2019 general elections. Condemning the Pak Minister’s statement as irresponsible and un-called for, Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party questioned the Congress party if it has a ‘gathbandhan’ with Pakistan as well? “Having failed to form the ‘gathbandhan’ at home, Congress is desperate to hold any straw that can save its sinking ship, even if it meant joining h...

900 bottles of Codeine Phosphate Drugs seized at Lakhanpur
Attempt of smuggling in the garb of ‘Trade Goods and Cloth’
Lakhanpur, September 24 (Scoop News)- The Excise Department, Toll Post Lakhanpur alongwith Police foiled an attempt to smuggle 900 bottles of Codeine Phosphate Syrup in the State, being transported in a vehicle bearing Registration No.HR37D-5980 in the garb of ‘Trade Goods and Cloth’. The vehicle carrying contraband items (Drugs) has been seized by the Police Station Lakhanpur for further investigation/action under NDPS Act. The whole operation was conducted by a joint team consisting of Excise Inspectors, Rajnishwar Sayal and Excise Guard, Abdul Majid Bhat under the supervision of Excise and Taxation Officer, Sandeep Gupta alongwith SHO Police Station, Lakhanpur Sushil Sharma. The ...

FC reviews functioning of revenue department in Jammu division
Asks DCs to ensure fair entries in revenue records
Jammu, September 24 (Scoop News)- Financial Commissioner Revenue, Dr. Pawan Kotwal today discussed revenue related issues with the Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division here at a high level meeting. Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, Settlement Commissioner Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza and Deputy Commissioners of all districts of Jammu, attended the meeting either personally or through video conferencing. During the meeting, the FCR discussed various revenue related issues and reviewed the working of Revenue department in the division. The meeting was informed about the preparation of Jamabandi and Girdawaris in the districts. The concerned DCs informed FCR that the entries in re...

Physical Education Enables Overall Development Of Students: DG YSS
Patnitop,September 23 (Scoop News)- “Physical Education not only nurture physique but also contributes in mental and spiritual growth enabling overall development of the students”. This was stated by Director General, Youth Services and Sports J&K (YSS), Dr Saleem ur Rehman, during the concluding function of 12-day long annual Leadership & Training Camp organized by Government College of Physical Education Ganderbal at Youth Hostel here. The camp, which commenced on September 13th, was attended and participated by 72 students of the college. The Director General YS&S who was Chief Guest on the valedictory cum award distribution ceremony also stated that the holding of such camps ...

DDC Rajouri declares open Inter-Divisional State Level Kabbadi Tournament
Rajouri, September 23 (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner, Rajouri, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today declared open the Inter-Divisional State Level Kabaddi Tournament here at Mini Sports Stadium Rajouri Organized by Youth Services & Sports Department in coordination with the District Administration Rajouri, hundreds of students from various schools across the state from age group of U-14, U-17 and U-19 years (Boys) are participating in the tournament. Addressing the players, the DDC lauded the efforts of YSS for organizing such kind of sports activities in the district. He said that these competitions will promote sports culture among the students. While encouraging the children for ...

JK Gujjars for safeguarding of tribal identity, demand more rights
Jammu, September 23 (Scoop News)- Gujjars - Bakerwals -the main tribal groups of Jammu and Kashmir today demanded that their socio-political and ethno-cultural identity and individuality as Tribes of State be safeguarded immediately by providing identical rights to them which were granted to other ST communities in India.The participant further urged that the Government should protect our unique identity like other state saved their tribes. They were participating in a function organised by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation-a frontal organisation of marginalised groups, held under presidentship of Dr. Javaid Rahi -noted Gujjar scholar, on the topic ' Tribal Right...

Hoteliers sensitized about GST regime, its benefits
Srinagar, September 22 (Scoop News)-Commercial Taxes Department today organised a meeting with the representatives of Hotel Associations of Jammu Division to apprise them about the benefits of GST. Chairing the meeting, Additional Commissioner Commercial Taxes, Administration, Shiv Kumar Gupta, apprised the hoteliers about the benefits of GST. He said the Input Tax Credit on account of purchases/inward supplies could be claimed for providing the services to the customers and Commercial Taxes Department shall provide handholding to the hoteliers in facilitating them to take GST Numbers and registrations under J&K GST Act, 2017. The Associations submitted that there is recession going on ...

Union Jt Secy MoRTH reviews progress on 4-laning project at Ramban
Inspects Chenani-Nashri tunnel, construction sites
Ramban, September 22 (Scoop News)-Joint Secretary, Highways, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India (GoI), Amit Kumar Ghosh today reviewed the physical and financial progress of the National Highway (NH44) four-laning project here at a high-level meeting. He also inspected the pace of work at various construction sites from Udhampur to Ramban. District Development Commissioner Ramban, Showkat Aijaz Bhat, SSP Ramban, Anita Sharma, RO, NHAI Hem Raj, ADC, Basharat Hussain, ACR, Vevaik Puri, CPO, Uttam Singh and officers of other departments besides representatives of construction companies attended the meeting. He informed the meeting that the Prime Minister will be r...

 
 Kashmir News
Dr. Farooq Abdullah chairs party’s CWC meeting
Srinagar,September 24 (Scoop News)-National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Monday chaired Party’s Central Working Committee meeting at ‘Nawa-e-Subha’ Complex in Srinagar. In the meeting party General Secretary Haji Ali Mohammad Sagar, senior leaders from all the three regions of the state and special invitees were present. The meeting, which will conclude on Tuesday 25th September, expressed grave concern over continuous concerted attacks on states special provisions including Art 370/Art 35 A, implementation of the GST Act and the worsening security situation in the state. Dr Farooq Abdullah took a detailed review of party activities in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh and soug...

DGP, GOC 15 Corps visit Handwara, hold joint security review
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh IPS, GOC 15 Corps Lt. Gen. A.K Bhatt accompanied by senior officers of Army, Police, CRPF visited Handwara, today. The DGP and GOC 15 Corps held a joint security review with the officers of Army, BSF, CRPF and Police in the District Police Lines, Handwara. The joint meeting was attended by GOC Kilo Force Maj. Gen. D.P. Pandey, IGP (Ops) CRPF Shri Zulfikar Hassan, IPS, IGP Kashmir Zone Shri S.P Pani, IPS, SP Handwara Shri Ashish Mishra, IPS and Commandants of Army and CRPF. Addressing the officers, the DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh emphasised that the existing cooperation and synergy b...

Sports Dept’s provincial level cricket Tourney begins at Bijbehara
150 Student Players Participates
Bijbehara, September 24 (Scoop News)-U/19 Cricket and 7 aside Cricket Championship being organized by the Department of Youth Services & Sports was kick-started by the senior functionaries of the District administration and Youth Services & Sports Department in a here at Bijbehara, the Cricketing hub of south Kashmir. District Teams from Anantnag, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Baramulla, Srinagar, Budgam, Pulwama, Shopian and Kupwara are participating in the mega sports tournament. 150 student players are taking part in the tourney. The inaugural match was played between the District Teams of Kupwara and Anantnag. Budding cricketers who will outshine their counterparts and fellow players durin...

Vyas discusses establishment of Rs 100 cr Technology Centre with Centre
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today discussed with Ram Mohan Mishra, Additional Secretary & Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Govt of India establishment of Rs 100 crore Technology Centre in the state. The Additional Secretary called on B B Vyas today and discussed a wide range of issues pertaining to the growth of industrial sector in J&K. Principal Secretary Industries and Commerce Shailendra Kumar was also present in the meeting. The meeting decided to establish the Enterprise Development Center, Enterprise Clinic, Udyog Mitra, and restructuring of Sethhar Bat Cluster for better returns to the sta...

Robust mechanism in place for outcome-based grievance redressal: Vyas
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor B B Vyas today said that robust mechanism has been put in place by the Governor’s Administration to ensure that the people get quality amenities, services and their grievances are redressed within shortest possible time. The Advisor was interacting with delegations from different parts of the state who called on him for redressal of their grievances during his weekly grievance redressal camp under the aegis of JK Governor’s Grievance cell here today. Over 200 people comprising 42delegations apprised the Advisor with their issues and sought intervention of the government in ensuring redressal of them in a time-bound manner. A dele...

State Level Mediation Training Workshop: Justice Magrey reviews arrangements
Justice Sanjay Kishan Koul to inaugurate 3-day workshop at SKICC on Oct 5
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Judge JK High Court, today chaired a meeting to finalize the arrangements regarding 3-day State Level Mediation Training Workshop to be held from 5th to 7th October at Sher-e-Kashmir International Convention Centre (SKICC) here. The meeting was attended by Justice Tashi Rabstan, Justice MK Hanjura, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, Director General of Police Dilbagh Singh, Principal Secretary Hospitality and Protocol, Rohit Kansal, Secretary Law, Abdul Majid Bhat, Director Information, Tariq Ahmad Zargar and other senior officers of the Judiciary, Police and Civil administration. The meeting was informed that the Jammu a...

DSEK signs MoU with WWFN India for biodiversity conservation
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with World Wide Fund for Nature- India (WWFN-India) for the conservation of nature and bio-diversity through students. In this regard a function was organized at GHSS Kothibagh Srinagar at which the MoU was exchanged between Director School Education, Kashmir, Dr. G. N. Itoo and Dr. Pankaj Chandan, Team Leader Western Himalaya Landscape, WWFN India. The function was organized by the Coordination Cell, School Herbal Garden Scheme (DSEK). It was given out that School Herbal Garden Scheme already in operation in the State, shall act as the Nodal Agency in th...

Army going to organize youth festival 2018 "HUNAR-E-KASHMIR" on Sep 29
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- A day long Youth Festival, with the theme, "HUNAR-E-KASHMIR", will be organised on 29th September 2018 at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC), Srinagar. The Youth Festival is being conducted with an aim to inculcate the spirit of creativity amongst the Youth, Information on various careers, encourage participation in Sports and promote peace. A large number of events like solo and group singing, band display, painting, calligraphy, etc will be organised during the youth festival. The grand finale of the Youth Festival will be a Cultural/Musical show by renowned and accomplished Bollywood si...

 
 Other Stories
Security review meeting held at Handwara
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-A Security Review Meeting at the district level was held on 24 September 2018 in District Police Lines of Handwara town of Kupwara to review the overall security situation and to draw out the future security strategy. The Security Review was attended by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC Chinar Corps, Mr Dilbagh Singh, DGP J&K, Maj Gen DP Pandey, GOC CIF(K), Mr Swayam Prakash Pani, IGP Kashmir, Brig DR Rai, Commander Rashtriya Rifles and several other Army & Police Officers. The primary aim of the Review was to further strengthen the existing synergy amo...

Defence financial management course inaugurated in Srinagar
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- A five day Defence Financial Management Course (DFMC) for Army Officers and IDAS Officers was inaugurated by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC 15 Corps on 24 September 2018 in Badami Bagh Cantt, Srinagar. The five-day programme is being organised at Headquarters 15 Corps from 24-28 September under the aegis of Sh DR Negi, IDAS, Principal Controller of Defence Accounts, Northern Command. Speaking on the occasion, Sh DR Negi, IDAS informed the gathering that the syllabus of the DFMC, which is being attended by about 57 Army officers and 02 IDAS officers ...

Municipal Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for Final Phase
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K ShaleenKabra today issued notification for the conduct of fourth and final phase of Municipal Polls-2018. The notification has been issued for Srinagar Municipal Corporation (ward No. 01 to 05 & 54 to 73), Municipal Committee Pattan (ward 1 to 13), Municipal Committee Ganderbal (1 to 17 wards), Municipal Committee Pampore (1 to 17 wards), Municipal Committee Khrew (1 to 13 wards), Municipal Committee Pulwama (1 to 13 wards), Municipal Committee Shopian (1 to 17 wards), and Municipal Committee Dooru Verinag (1 to 17 wards) in Kashmir Division. According to the notification the last date for making nominations is October...

Govt constitutes official panels for POSHAN Abhiyaan
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- The Government today ordered constitution of State Convergence Plan Committee (SCP), District Convergence Plan Committee (DCP) and Block Convergence Plan Committee (BCP) for implementation of POSHAN Abhiyaan in the State. State Convergence Plan Committee includes Administrative Secretary, Health & Medical Education Department as its Chairman, while as Administrative Secretary, Finance Department, Administrative Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Administrative Secretary, School Education Department, Administrative Secretary, PHE, I&FC Department, Administrative Secretary, Department of R...

Measles-Rubella campaign launched in Srinagar
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Director Family Welfare, MCH and Immunization Dr Samir Mattoo and Additional District Development Commissioner Mehraj-ud-Din today jointly inaugurated Measles-Rubella immunization campaign from specially-abled children at Abhinandan home in Solina. Dr Mattoo said the administration was keen to cover entire 37, 72,960 children population within the age group of 9 months to 15 years in the state, as part of Government of India’s initiative to eliminate Measles and control Rubella by 2020. In Srinagar district alone 3, 07,002 children are targeted to be covered under this immunization programme. Around 691 children were vaccinated on the first day in fo...

11 ICDS officials suspended for unauthorized absence
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- State Mission Director Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS), J&K, today conducted a surprise inspection of ICDS projects in Narbal and Singpora. During the inspection, 11 officials of the projects were found absent and not performing their field duties properly and were placed under suspension with immediate effect. It was also observed that monitoring of Anganwadi Centres is not been carried out by the respective Child Development Project Officers for which explanation was sought from the CDPOs. Instructions were also issued to the field officers to improve the working of the Anganwadi Centres. ...

Ayushman Bharat Scheme launched by PM Modi, ample proof he cares for poor: Altaf Thakur
Scheme to cover 50 crore people a year with life threatening diseases, Rs 5 lakh to be provided by Govt, J&K among 22 States to be covered
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)-Lauding Prime Minister Narender Modi for launching a much awaited scheme for the ailing poor people across the Country, Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) State Spokesman Altaf Thakur today said that Prime Minister’s step of unveiling the scheme called Ayushman Bharat has proved he cares for poor lot of the country. Thakur said that it stands proved that PM Modi stands by his commitment of Sab Ka Saath, Sab Ka Vikas. In a statement issued here, Thakur said that under the scheme a health insurance cover of Rs 5 lakh will be paid to the ailing poor persons with life threatening diseases including cancer of any type, liver, lung, stomach and diabetes besides 300...

Ex-servicemen rally held at BB Cantt
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)-To commemorate the ‘Year of Disabled in Line of Duty’ and to reach out to the ex-servicemen fraternity of the Valley as well as address their grievances, an Ex-Servicemen Rally was organised at Badami Bagh Cantonment on 23rd September which was attended by over 300 ex-servicemen including disabled soldiers and Veer Naris. The Rally was addressed by Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC, Chinar Corps who reaffirmed the resolve of Chinar Corps towards espousing welfare and well-being of the Veterans and Veer Naris. The GOC also saluted the unprecedented sacrifices made by the Veterans in making immense contributions towards security of the Nation. He highligh...

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