Wednesday, March 4, 2015
 
 Top Stories of The Day
JK Governor urges IPS Probationers to serve people with commitment, dedication
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-A group of four young Indian Police Service Officers comprising Chandan Kohli, who hails from Jammu and Kashmir State; Amod Ashok Nagpure from Maharashtra; Ashish Kumar Mishra from Uttar Pradesh; and Gurinderpal from Punjab, called on N. N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan this evening. All these IPS Officers, of the 2013 batch, have been allotted to the Jammu and Kashmir State cadre. Interacting with the young Police Officers, the Governor urged them to work with zeal and high devotion for ensuring the effective maintenance of public order and internal security in the State. He observed that high professionalism, fairness and complete honesty must be the bench mark of their future service in the State. The Governor wished the young officers very successful careers ahead. Rakesh K. Gupta and P.K. Tripathi, Principa...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Kotwal takes oath as Judge of J&K High Court
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Justice Janak Raj Kotwal took oath of office as a Judge of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court at an impressive ceremony held in High Court complex, here today. The oath was administered by Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu and Kashmir, Justice Narayanan Nadar Paul Vasanthakumar. Earlier, the Notifications regarding the appointment of Justice Kotwal, received from Government of India, Ministry of Law and Justice and the Letter of Authorization by the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, authorizing the Chief Justice for administering the oath to the Judge was read out...

Measures will be taken to upgrade healthcare facilities:Lal Singh
visits GMC Jammu
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Minister for Health and Medical Education Ch. Lal Singh has said that reformative measures would be initiated to upgrade healthcare facilities across the state. He said that due care would be given to upgrade different diagnostic facilities in the hospitals for providing better healthcare to the people. This was stated by the Minister during his visit to Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu on Wednesday. He said a full-fledged testing laboratory would be established in the GMC for H1N1 tests. He said in this regard the government has released Rs 6 crore for ...

JK CM assigns portfolios to Ministers
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today assigned the charge of the Departments to his Council of Ministers. Dr. Nirmal Singh (Deputy Chief Minister) has been assigned the charge of Power Development and Housing & Urban Development Departments. Cabinet Ministers Abdul Rehman Veeri has been assigned the charge of Horticulture and Haj & Auqaf. Chander Parkash has been assigned the charge of Industries and Commerce. Javaid Mustafa Mir has been assigned the charge of Revenue Department. ...

Govt releases Rs 11.93 Cr for establishing Swine Flu testing Labs
at GMC, Jammu, CDH, Sgr
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)-Following the Cabinet decision yesterday regarding immediate establishment of Swine Flu (H1N1) testing laboratory at Government Medical College, Jammu the Planning & Development Department today released Rs 6.30 Crore in favour of the Health & Medical department for the purpose. In another order, Rs 5.635 Cr was released for establishing H1N1 testing Facility at Chest Disease Hospital, Srinagar. The Cabinet had taken a serious view of the non-availability of testing facilities for H1N1 in Jammu and had ordered for the immediate establishment of a testing fa...

 
 Ladakh News
Union Cabinet secretary chairs NCMC meet on Phuktal blockage
Operationalization of Action Plan underway
New Delhi, March 04, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has extended warm greetings to the people of the state on the auspicious occasion of Holi. In a felicitation message, the Chief Minister expressed hope that the festival of colours brings peace, prosperity and strengthens our bonds of communal harmony and love for each other. Union Cabinet Secretary, Ajit Seth Wednesday chaired the high level meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) at New Delhi to review the situation arisen due to the blockage of river Phuktal in Zanskar sub division and the operationalization of the Action Plan to dismantle the blockage. Chief Secretary, Iqbal Khande...

igzin Spalbar welcomes for the formation of the Govt. of J&K
Leh, March 02, (Scoop News)- The CEC LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar welcomed for the formation of the Govt. of Jammu and Kahsmir at last and he expressed his congratulation to Mufti Mohd Sayeed, Dr. Nirmal Singh and Chhering Dorje for assuming the office of the Chief Minister, Deputy CM and Minister of State respectively. However, it is sad that the largest region of the state, Ladakh is grossly neglected by denying a berth in all important decisions making in state Cabinet. This way BJP has totally failed to defer on its promises made to the people of Ladakh by compromising on issues related to Ladakh in particular grant of UT. ...

District Administration team visits far flung sites from Beema to Nimoo
Leh,March 01, (Scoop News)- District Magistrate, Leh, Saugat Biswas visited Khalsi Sub-Division today along-with a district level team to review the arrangements made for the evacuation of the families along the Indus River who may be affected during the operation to clear the Phuktal river blockage. The team visited various far flung sites from Beema to Nimoo which might get affected in the event of a sudden breach of the natural dam caused by a landslide on the Phuktal River. The District Magistrate also visited the proposed shelters for shifting of affected families and directed al...

Another Kedarnath kind of disaster is waiting in Zanskar region:ALTOA
Jammu,March 01, (Scoop News)- A meeting was held by the members of Zanskar Social Welfare Society and All Ladakh Tour Operator Association (ALTOA) in which Tsering Phunchok president of ZSWS, Rinchen Namgyal president of ALTOA, Chhering Tandup Asstt. Professor, IME, Bhaderwah Campus, Jammu University and prominent citizens from Zanskar were present. They discussed about the present situation of Zanskar river lake which formed after landslide. A landslide measuring 400 meters length, 165 meters wide and 65 meters high blocked a sub tributary the Tserap river a sub- tributary of Zanskar Riv...

CEC Rigzin Spalbar asks Police to stop crime in Leh
Advices outsiders to register upon entering Leh
Leh, February 27, (Scoop News)- In wake up of recent brutal rape and murder case of sixteen year old girl, Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar today convened a meeting of Deputy Commissioner, Leh Saugat Biswas and SSP, Leh Dr. Sunil Gupta in his office chamber to discuss about the future plan of district administration and police department in particular to stop such crime in Leh. Giving reference of various women and individual representations to him in the cruel murder case of Miss Afsana Parveen, CEC directed SSP, Leh to formulate a comprehensive plan before the op...

Joint delegation of LAHDC Leh & Kargil calls on Governor
Jammu, February 26, (Scoop News)- A joint delegation of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Leh & Kargil comprising Rigzin Spalbar, Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC Leh; Sonam Dorje, Executive Councillor (EC), LAHDC Leh; Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan, Councillor LAHDC Kargil; Phunchok Tashi, Councillor, LAHDC Kargil; and Haji Ghulam Amir, former Executive Councilor, LAHDC Kargil, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. The delegation apprised the Governor about various problems, including the urgent release of the balance Annual Plan funds for ...

Div Com reviews opening artificial Lake on Phuktal River
Srinagar, February 25, (Scoop News)- The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Rohit Kansal reviewed the arrangements put in place for opening of the artificial Phuktal Lake by National Disaster Authority of India (NDA) through a Video Conferencing with the district administration Leh and Kargil. The Div Com took reviewed setting up of Communication Centre for prompt contact between the various agencies associated with the operation besides installation of water level monitoring station and the insurance cover to the persons involved in the operation. While reviewing the modalities of the operation, he asked both the district administrations to evacuate the affect...

Passing marks not enough to compete in competitive world: Dr. Sonam
Leh,February 24, (Scoop News)-Scoring just passing marks is absolutely not enough to compete in this competitive world, the 10th and 12th class students must face the coming board exams with an aim to excel in every subject with good percentage. It was said by Executive Councilor for Health Dr. Sonam Wangcuk who was chief guest in the valedictory function of 40 days residential free- winter coaching for class 10th & 12th students of Tangtsey block at Eliezer Joldan Memorial College, Leh. EC Dr. Sonam Wangchok addressing the function once reiterated that LAHDC Leh has right from the beg...

 
 Debate
PDP-BJP Government: Taboo broken or a marriage of convenience?
By B.L. Saraf Pouring rain and a conspicuously muted response of the people greeted swearing in ceremony of the PDP /BJP government. In Kashmir, may be true of Jammu also, rain on the joyous occasion is considered an auspicious sign. But silence marks a bad omen. Therefore, the scenario looked as contradictory as the composition of this government. We are witnessing a spectacle; perceived soft separatism and the hard nationalism cohabitating together. How well said: "Politics makes strange bed fellows." In PDP-BJP government formation we see geographical lines getting com...

Pakistani daily in an editorial says Militancy has damaged Kashmir
Asking India and Pakistan to revisit the fundamentals of their Kashmir policies, a Pakistani newspaper the Dawn said on Sunday that militancy had caused huge damage to Jammu and Kashmir. The Dawn said in an editorial Kashmir: the way ahead In the cauldron of Kashmiri politics, the union between the Narendra Modi-led BJP and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-led People’s Democratic Party is more startling than it is necessarily cause for hope. After all, the election campaign run by the BJP in particular in India-held Jammu and Kashmir was nakedly communal and polarising. That the ...

Profile of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed,,Chief Minister of J&K
One of the last politicians, who has grown into the mould of an upright and unblemished statesmen, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed represents courage of conviction and a lifelong political struggle spanning over five decades. His vision for the state of Jammu and Kashmir as a distinct feature of the idea of India is complemented by the clear-cut democratic construct of his political thought, an inclusive polity and ingenious development. As he assumes the charge as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir for the second time on 1 March 2015, it seems Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is destined to be the man f...

Towards a deal at last
By K.N. Pandita Two-month long skulduggery for hammering a deal for J&K coalition government stands in contrast to just a couple of days of negotiations for similar purpose in Maharashtra. Despite perceived defreeze, the void in Kashmir remains fundamental and ideological. The deal exposes BJP’s inability to induct any new initiative in the process of unlocking Kashmir logjam. The way it handled the deal is photocopy of Congress’ policy. Assertion of Haribhai Parathibhal Choudhary, Minister of State for Home in the Rajya Sabha in connection with Article 370 is n...

Focus on Ghar sudhar, not Ghar wapsi
Straight talk
By K B Jandial BJP suffered unexpected stunning defeat in Delhi election and its spokespersons seen busy in protecting Modi- Shah Combo from the blame that reminds one of Congress culture of insulating its first family from any such blame. Accepting the defeat with humility by Modi would have created a new narrative in the fast changing political landscape marked by the non-dynastic era that would have silenced the critics within and outside the party. Kerjriwal’s apology on quitting as CM after 49 days was one of the factors of his reconnect with the people and the outcome is ...

J&K: the political freeze
K.N. Pandita Two months have gone by when people’s verdict was announced in J&K. Forming of government remains elusive. NC and Congress both have withdrawn from the arena. PDP and BJP, with 28 and 25 seats respectively in their kitty are in the fray. Their official spokesmen say the leaders are hammering out differences on forming coalition. They are optimistic about the outcome. But they keep cards close to their chest. Ideologically PDP and BJP are at opposite poles. Congress and Indian Left have jointly painted BJP in right wing Hindu colour while PDP is born from the w...

Let every day be Friday!
By K B Jandial Jumuah, as our Muslim brethren usually call it for Friday, is indeed, a very important day of the week for their prayers. Jumuah Prayers are a congregational prayer led by an Imam in a mosque that every Muslim is ordained to offer. These prayers include the Khutba that is specially prayed on Friday as preaching in the Islamic tradition. In the Holy Quran and the Hadiths it is mentioned that Jumuah is an important day of the week and the one who offers prayer on the day and also performs good deeds is rewarded by the Almighty and all his sins are forgiven. Th...

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...

 Jammu News
JK CM condoles Saqi’s demise
Basharat Bukhari also condoles demise of Saqi
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of renowned broadcaster and writer of the State, Vijay Saqi, who passed away the other day. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister expressed solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He said that the demise of Saqi is a big loss to the literary field and entire society. Cabinet Minister Syed Basharat Bukhari has expressed profound grief on the demise of writer, broadcaster and poet Vijay Saqi. ...

Tarigami for prompt restoration of essential services
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-CPI (M) State Secretary and legislator M.Y. Tarigami has urged the government to ensure prompt restoration of essential services which have been badly affected following recent snowfall in the valley. He said despite passing of several days the situation continues to be grim in many rural areas. “The on- going board and university examinations demand marked improvement in the power scenario”, he said adding the electricity has to be restored on war footing basis to save the future of student community. With the rise in water discharge of rivers the government must revise the power curtailment schedule, he maintained. He called upon the government to addres...

Bali assumes charge of Forest, Social Welfare Departments
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Minister for Forest, Ecology, Environment and Social Welfare, Mr Bali Bhagat today assumed the charge of the office. On the occasion, the Minister affirmed to work with sincerity and honesty for the welfare and prosperity of the State. On the occasion, number of people from various walks of life besides government functionaries of the Departments called on the Minister and felicitated him for assuming the charge. Interacting with people on the occasion, the Minister asserted that strenuous efforts would be made for socio –economic transformation of the weaker sections of the society. He said that the welfare Schemes launched by Centre and State Governments wo...

Drabu reviews financial situation,preparation of Budget, Plan
Says would like the budget to have “Human approach”
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-After assuming charge of office at Civil Secretariat here Wednesday morning, Finance Minister, Dr. Haseeb Drabu, chaired a meeting with top officials of the Department of Finance including its Field departments and Directorates. Drabu had extensive discussions with Principal Secretary Finance B. B. Vyas and other officers on the financial situation of the State and reviewed the status of preparation of the Budget and Plan for the next financial year. The Finance Minister said that he would like the Budget to have a ‘human approach’ so that it is understood and appreciated by common man. He urged officers to look beyond figures while preparing the budget an...

PDP-BJP alliance manifestation of convenience, not conviction: NC
Jammu,March 03, (Scoop News)-Describing PDP-BJP’s ‘Agenda of the Alliance’ as bunch of deception and contradictions, National Conference on Tuesday pooh-poohed Mufti Mohammed Sayeed’s tall claim of the alliance being manifestation of conviction and said in fact it is an arrangement of convenience to get glued to power. The inherent contradictions between the two have surfaced on the very take off day itself, which speak of the contours of governance Jammu and Kashmir is poised to get in days to come, the newly elected National Conference MLAs besides MLCs said here this afternoon in a joint statement. They exploded PDP’s hypocrisy of elisitng public view point over the so-called Com...

Principal GMC asks Jr doctors to resume duties
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)-Principal & Dean Government Medical College Jammu Dr. Ghanshyam Dev today convened a meeting of all the Head of Departments and Medical Superintendents of Government Medical College & Associated Hospitals, Jammu to review the situation arisen due to the ongoing indefinite strike by the Junior Residents of GMC & Associated Hospitals, Jammu. Later a team of Head of Departments and Medical Superintendent visited the casualty ward to review the security arrangements put in place and expressed satisfaction over the arrangements. Principal informed that the Security system in the other Associated Hospitals like SMGS Hospitals shall also be strengthened ...

Narula discusses details of prog with DEOs through video conferencing
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)-The Election Commission of India (ECI) has launched a National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication (NERPA) programme from 3rd March to 15th August, 2015. The aim and objective of the programme is to facilitate the electors. During the period, the elector can get his/her name and other particulars corrected by filling the requisite forms. The voters have been urged to voluntarily disclose the multiple entries of their names in the electoral rolls to the BLO/ERO concerned for deletion by filling the requisite form as multiple entries of name at more than one place is an offence punishable under relevant Act. The electors can al...

Appointment of Mir as new J&K PCC Chief is an unfortunate: Vakil
a black day for the J&K Congress Party
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)- Former Minister and Member AICC Abdul Gani Vakil today described the appointment of new PCC Chief as an unfortunate event and a black day for the J&K Congress Party. After forwarding his protest resignation to Smt. Sonia Gandhi, from the post of PCC Vice President, Vakil said that installation of a tainted person and junior most, which has never held any post in the party’s organizational setup, is beyond acceptance and recognition. Terming the decision, prima facie unjustified and undemocratic, Vakil said, the decision stands taken by the party high command u...

 
 Kashmir News
15 vehicles seized, 13 motor vehicle theft cases solved
Srinagar police arrests notorious car lifter
Srinagar, March 04, (Scoop News)-Srinagar police has arrested a notorious car lifter and solved 13 motor vehicle theft cases. Police Station Rajbagh under the supervision of SDPO Sadder and SP South solved 13 motor vehicle theft cases and recovered 15 stolen vehicles after arresting a notorious car lifter namely Bashir Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohammad Subhan Sheikh resident of Char-i-Sharif. The stolen vehicles have been recovered on the disclosure of the car lifter. These vehicles have been stolen from Rajbagh area and other parts of valley. With the recoveries of these vehicles, Police Station Rajbagh have solved its own FIR numbers 61/13 RPC, 63/13, 72/13, 78/13, 23/14, 107/13, 33/14, 3...

179 youth of J&K begin journey as proud soldiers
Srinagar, March 04, (Scoop News)- The majestic Bana Singh Parade Ground at the Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre today showcased its latest batch of 179 passing out recruits from the State of J&K. The young soldiers marching in precise unison with a singular aim of devoting their life in service of their nation, singing their Regimental Song ‘Balidanam Veer Lakshnam’, inspired one and all as their voice echoed in the valley. The 42 weeks of strenuous training of Recruit Course Serial number 98 culminated today with an impressive passing out parade. Their Pa...

1 dies, 1 injured in road accident at Pulwama
Srinagar, , March 03, (Scoop News)-One person died while another was injured in a road accident in Pulwama. A Tata passenger bus bearing registration number JK13/9309 rammed into a parked Truck bearing registration number JK13/4841 at Tahab, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Pulwama, resulting in injuries to Naseer Ahmad Shah son of Zahoor Ahmad resident of Chidren Arihal, Pulwama and Asif Ahmad Ellahi son of Ghulam Qadir resident of EIllahipora, Pulwama. Both the injured were shifted to District Hospital, Pulwama for treatment where Naseer Ahmad succumbed to his injuries while as Asif Ahmad was referred to SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for further treatment. Pulwama police has re...

Ensure strict enforcement of Traffic Rules: DC Baramulla
Traffic management plan reviewed
Baramulla, March 03, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Talat Parveez today convened a meeting to review the implementation of traffic management plan in the district . Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, SSP Baramulla, SP Sopore, Officers from Police and Traffic Department and representatives of various trade Federations were present in the meeting . During the meeting, a comprehensive plan for Traffic management in Baramulla, Sopore and Pattan was discussed. Key issues like widening of the road, identification of Bus stops, Separate Place for street vendors and enforcement of the traffic rules were thoroughly discussed. Use of Speed breakers and Zebra Crossing ...

DDC Budgam reviews Disaster preparedness
Budgam, March 03, (Scoop News)- The District Development Commissioner, Mir Altaf today convened a meeting to review the preparedness of various departments to deal with natural disasters. The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, SE Hydraulic, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Chief Planning Officer, Sub District Magistrates, Chief Medical Officer, Police, Fire Emergency Officers and all Tehsil level officers. In the meeting DDC stressed upon the officers to prepare an action plan within a week and stressed on better synergy between the line departments to ensure prompt response in wake of a disaster to minimise losses and provide requi...

IISM ski graduate course concludes in Gulmarg
Srinagar, March 03, (Scoop News)- The ski graduate course of Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering (IISM) concluded in Gulmarg on Tuesday despite scarcity of snow. There were more than 100 students in this course from various parts of the country. It included 20 students from Govt. Medical Collage Srinagar. Mohd Sultan Kaboo, Zonal Head North Kashmir of J&K Bank was the Chief Guest. Principal IISM J S Dhillon welcomed the guests and briefed them about the various activities being undertaken by the Institute. He said that youth of the country especially in Kashmir Valley in ...

Centre for Human Development going to open its Centre at Dialgam
Anantnag , March 03, (Scoop News)- Centre for Human Development (CHD) is setting up an "All Women – Rural Trade Centre" in Dialgam Anantnag, Kashmir. The inauguration of the Rural Trade Centre is on March 5. According to CHD spokesperson the Centre will enable rural women to earn their livelihood. The Centre will create opportunities for rural women to do trade/business in rural areas. The main aim is to create visibility of Kashmiri women in trade/business. He said that the objectives of setting up the Centre is to make women self-reliant, to make a collective force of like mi...

7 structures damaged in fire
Srinagar, March 03, (Scoop News)- Seven structures were damaged in separate fire incidents across the valley. Fire broke out in the shops of Bashir Ahmad Chopan, Abdul Aziz Khan, Ghulam Rasool Khan and Ghulam Nabi Khan residents of Devar at Devar, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Lalpora, Kupwara. In this incident, all the four shops got damaged. Fire tenders and local Police brought fire under control. Fire broke out in the residential house of Mohammad Hayat Bhat resident of Khushaalsir Zadibal, Srinagar, resulting in the damage to the house. Fire tenders and local police brought fire under control Fire broke out in the residential house of Nazir Ahmad Wani resident of...

 
 Other Stories
Creation of New Tribal Ministry -an outcome of Gujjar’s struggle
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Saying that the creation new Tribal Affairs Ministry in Jammu and Kashmir state is an outcome of years long continues struggle of Gujjars –Bakrwals –the participants of a programme, organized by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation , here this afternoon to discuss community issues, termed it as great success of Schedule tribes and hailed this initiative of new governments and thanked for fulfilling their long pending demand. The programme was presided over by Ch Ghulam Sarwar Chouhan –President J&K Gujjar Mandal, while Ch S D Bajad, President , Adbi ...

IIM Calcutta & Ivory Education announces EPGE in Jammu and Kashmir
New Delhi, March 04, (Scoop News)-Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, the leading institute in economics worldwide, is offering Executive Programme in Global Economics (EPGE) in association with Ivory Education. The classes are made available in Jammu and Kashmir through live learning by e-learning. In the area of economics, it has been ranked as #1 worldwide in Financial Times (FT) 2014 Global Rankings. In the area of economics, it is ranked at the highest in the world. EPGE is a landmark program where the modules are strategically designed to build a thorough understanding in g...

Abdul Haq chairs reviews working of Rural Dev. Deptt
Jammu, March 04, (Scoop News)-Minister for Rural Development (RD), Abdul Haq Khan, chaired a meeting convened to review the functioning of the department in his office chamber here today. The meeting was attended by Secretary Rural Development, Mission Director UMEED, Chief Executive Officer IWMP, Directors of Rural Development Kashmir and Jammu, Deputy Commissioner Central, Member Secretary MGNREGS, Director Finance and other officers of the line department. The Minister was apprised by Secretary Rural Development regarding the implementation, present status of various central as well as state sponsored schemes in the state. The Minister while reviewing t...

Congress protests against Mufti’s remarks, accuses BJP of betraying people
Crediting Pakistan, militants for peaceful polls an act of appeasement:Malhotra
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)-The Congress party Tuesday lodged a strong protest against the controversial remarks of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed soon after taking oath on Sunday, where he had claimed that “Pakistan, Hurriyat and militants allowed conducive atmosphere for violence free Assembly elections in Jammu & Kashmir”. The protest demonstration was organized by Sh. Vikram Malhotra, General Secretary, J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) on the day when Sh. Ghulam Ahmed Mir, former Minister and senior Congress leader, who was appointed as President of the JKPCC by the pa...

Congress exploiting Afzal Guru to protect Mehr Tarar threats and Shashi Tharoor’s apology:Fayaz
Srinagar,March 03, (Scoop News)- The senior leader of BJP Fayaz Ahmad Bhat has expressed his deep anguish on Congress leaders who are exploiting statements of J&K leaders against BJP in the parliament and have launched full fledged campaign on the issue of return of remains of Afzal Guru. In a statement Fayaz Ahmad Bhat said that Congress party should first explain the statement made on 9th February this year by Shashi Tharoor immediately after Mehr Tarar discussion started in one press conference. The congress should explain who authorized Shashi Tharoor to seek apology and if his apology is correct why Congress has not identified the persons for whom he was seeking apology on Af...

AOC Jammu briefs Governor
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)- Air Commodore Ashutosh Lal, Air Officer Commanding, Jammu, called on N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan, today and briefed the Governor about various important matters relating to the important role which IAF is playing in the State. The Governor lauded IAF’s prompt and valuable support on all occasions and particularly recalled the assistance provided for the conduct of the recent State Assembly Elections and, earlier, for the rescue, relief and evacuation operations carried out by IAF during the September-2014 floods in the State. ...

Registration of Shri Amarnathji Yatris commenced on 2nd March
Jammu, March 03, (Scoop News)- The Registration of pilgrims for Shri Amarnathji Yatra commenced on 2nd March 2015, for both the Baltal and Chandanwari routes, through 430 designated Bank branches of Punjab National Bank, Jammu & Kashmir Bank and YES Bank all over the country. This year’s 59 days Yatra shall commence simultaneously on both the routes from 2nd July 2015 and culminate on Raksha Bandhan, the 29th August 2015. Sh. Rakesh Kumar Gupta, Chief Executive Officer, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, informed that the step-by-step procedure which the Yatris need to follow to register for the Yatra has been put on the Board’s website,www.shriamarnathjishrine.com. The website also contains th...

Mufti meets party workers, appreciates their conviction
Jammu, March 02, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Monday reiterated the commitment of the coalition government to achieve balanced development of all the three regions of the State. Mufti was addressing a gathering of over 400 party workers from across the State who called on him here today to felicitate him on assuming office of the Chief Minister. Mufti said that his government is for welfare of the people and it will dedicate itself entirely to ensure that the governance agenda worked out by the coalition government is implemented on the ground and State is put on the path of development. He said Government aims to bring peace and prosperity to the State, howe...

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