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BJP celebrates Kovind’s election as President
Jammu, July 20, (Scoop News)- BJP Jammu & Kashmir today celebrated the election of Ram Nath Kovind for prestigious post of Hon’ble President of Republic of India. A grand function was organized at State headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. BJP National General Secretary (Org.) Ram Lal, along with State President & MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma, joined the jubiliant BJP leaders and activists in hundreds dancing to the tunes of traditional drum beats, airing victory slogans, firing crackers and distributing sweets. Ram Lal, while addressing the jubilant pack of BJP leaders and activists, said that...

Kohli convenes joint meeting of administration & public at Kalakote, Chingus
Lauds District Admin for carrying out timely rescue and relief operations along LoC
Rajouri, July 20, (Scoop News)-The Minister for Animal, Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Abdul Ghani Kohli today called upon the District Administration to closely monitor the performance of all district and sectoral officers so that time bound delivery of services and completion of projects of public importance could be ensured. He was speaking in two consecutive meetings of General Public and district and sectoral officers at Kalakote and Chingus. The public raised a range of issues pertaining to various departments. Minister gave patient hearing to the public and passed on spot directions for early redressal of their grievances. The officers present in the meeting, informed the public ab...

Rana visits Zero Line at LOC
NC seeks immediate end to Indo-Pak hostilities; calls for peace
Poonch, July 20, (Scoop News)-National Conference on Thursday sought immediate and amicable end to the Indo-Pak hostilities on the Line of Control, saying that the brunt of border shelling is solely being borne by the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “We sincerely hope that the two nations would eschew hostilities and work for an enabling environment for generations to lead a peaceful and dignified life”, Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana said while addressing the people of Panchayat Qasba at the Zero Line, which is the country’s highest lane-prone area ...

Zulfkar for expediting shifting of oil depots from Jammu city
'Safety of people prime concern of Govt'
Jammu, July 20, (Scoop News)-Terming the safety of people prime concern of the government, Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Information, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today asked the all the concerned agencies to expedite the process of shifting of oil depots from Jammu city to less populated areas. Speaking at a meeting convened to review the process of shifting of oil depots that are presently located near Railway Station in Jammu, the Minister said that the present location of the depots is a matter of concern for the government. He said the depots are surrounded by residential areas and if something wrong happens there, it could lead to a big disast...

Lal Singh calls for taking plantation drive on mission mode
Urges people to become ‘Green Ambassadors’ in protecting the environment
Kathua, July 20, (Scoop News)-In continuation with the plantation drive, kick started by the Minister for Forests, Environment and Ecology, Ch Lal Singh as part of the 68th Van Mahotsav celebration across the state, today number of forest species including medicinal, ornamental and fruit saplings were planted at Rehan, Atal Setu, Zero Morh, Barmargala and Jated areas of Basohli. While addressing the people, Ch Lal Singh said that he initiated the concept of making tree plantation a movement of the masses in celebration mode and it has become a popular celebration during each and every monsoon. When an individual plants a tree a bond is developed between them which inspires the pers...

DDMA empanels 300 volunteers for Disaster Management
Rajouri, July 20, (Scoop News)-District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Rajouri has empanelled 300 youth volunteers as first line of defence of Disaster Management at village level. A workshop was conducted for volunteers selected for training and capacity building in Phase-I. The volunteers selected for Phase-I of training and induction include 18 from Tehsil Nowshera, 10 from Qila Darhal, 11 from Manjakote, 11 from Khwas, 09 from Koteranka, 20 from Tryath, 16 from Kalakote, 09 from Darhal, 17 from Rajouri, 14 from Sunderbani, 12 from Beripattan, 15 from Siot and 13 from Tha...

Imposition of Kashmiri language a cultural invasion on Jammu: Hari Om
Jammu, July 20, (Scoop News)- Terming the decision of BJP-PDP Government to introduce Kashmiri language in all the colleges in Jammu province a sinister move to undermine the rich culture of Dogras, Convener, Jammu for India (JFI), Prof. Hari Om on Thursday said that the BJP has subverted the 2014 mandate for fulfilling its insatiable lust for power and pelf. He said that first the BJP-PDP Governmen. provided all facilities to Rohingya and Bangladeshi Muslims to ensure their permanent settlement in Jammu and change its Hindu-majority character and now it is attacking the very cultural roots of the proud Dogras, who established a mighty Dogra empire in March 1846 consisting of Jammu, Ladak...

Dogri being trampled; BJP maintains criminal silence: NC
jammu, July 19, (Scoop News)- Assailing BJP for maintaining criminal silence over trampling of Dogri, National Conference on Wednesday sought creation of the posts of Dogri Lecturers in all the colleges and teachers in all the schools of the Jammu region to promote the language. “Dogri is a rich and lucid language which represents glorious ethos and heritage of the Dogras”, the National Conference leaders said in a statement, adding that this language deserves to be promoted in a big way, keeping in view its huge potential of strengthening bonds between the people, irrespective of caste, creed and religion. They assailed the BJP for ignoring Dogri and trampling the Dogra heritage sys...

Rs 7.36 Lakh fine imposed, 4 FIRs registered against power defaulters
Rajouri,July 19, (Scoop News)- In a major drive launched by District Administration, Rajouri against illegal power connections and power theft a fine of Rs 2,44,086 was imposed today in 73 inspections conducted on various feeders in five subdivisions. In last 4 days a total fine of Rs 7,36,634 has been imposed in such cases. Four FIRs have also been registered in cases of illegal usage of power in Rajouri-II Division. District Development Commissioner, launched the drive of Power Development Department assisted by concerned Executive Magistrates and Police earlier this week for disconnection of illegal connections as a relief to genuine power consumers and rationalisation of...

JKFFA pays tributes to martyrs, Amarnath pilgrims
Jammu, July 19, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Fighters Association (JKFFA) on Wednesday organized a programme at Dogra Shaurya Sthamb, Amphalla to pay tributes to the martyrs of security forces who have laid down their lives in the line of duty while protecting motherland in terror infested Jammu and Kashmir and Shri Amarnath pilgrims who lost their lives in terror attack and accident. The programme was organised under the chairmanship of JKFFA President Ved Gandotra which was graced by S Gajan Singh Khajuria as the Chief Guest. “We the people of Jammu and Kashmir salute security force personnel for their bravery as they fought with strong will for the cause of our nation,” Gan...

GST Implementation: Div Com Jammu assures full assistance to industrialists, traders in transitory phase
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr. Mandeep Kumar Bhandari today assured full assistance to industrialists and traders to solve the issues confronting them while switching over to Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime. “The issues of all stakeholders will be taken up at the appropriate level so that they don’t face any difficulty in shifting to the new tax regime in the transitory phase” Div Com told traders and industrialists here at a meeting. The meeting was convened to know about the concerns of the industrialists and traders, besides seeking their suggesti...

Kavinder flags off Motor Rally ‘Our Army Our Pride’
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)- Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta today flagged off a Motor Rally under the theme “Our Army Our Pride” here today from Jammu University. The rally comprising around 20 bikes and equal number of cars will conclude at Drass after covering 600 KM distance. The participants of the rally include three female, including two car drivers and a biker. The rally is being organized by ‘Fahad Mir Foundation’ in Association with ‘Care Nature and Environment’. Speaking on the occasion, the Speaker hailed the organizers and the theme chosen f...

Jammu admin launches drive against illegal power connections
DC led team inspects localities in Nanak Nagar area
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)- The District Administration Jammu today launched a massive drive to remove illegal power connections and aware people about the importance of judicious use of electricity. Led by Deputy Commissioner, Rajeev Ranjan the team comprised SP South Jammu Sandeep Choudhary, XEN M&RE Div II Gandhi Nagar, Tehsildar Bahu and PDD functionaries conducted inspections in localities and markets of Nanak Nagar area. They inspected power connections of households, business establishments and removed connections being illegally availed. The team of officials also removed hook...

White Kight corps bids farewell to martyr Naik Mudassar Ahmed with full military honours
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)- Indian Army today paid last tributes to Naik Mudassar Ahmed, who was martyred on the Line of Control (LoC) in BG sector on 17 July 17 while responding valiantly to unprovoked firing by Pakistan at the Line of Control (LoC). Wreath laying ceremonies were organised at Rajouri where wreaths on behalf of GOC-in-C Northern Command, GOC 16 Corps and all ranks by GOC 25 Division. The mortal remains of the soldier were then sent to his native village for performing the last rites. Naik Mudassar Ahmed was a native of Village Duchoo, Tehsil Tral, ...

Congress condemns continued shelling along LoC in Rajouri and Poonch districts
expresses concern over school children getting trapped.
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)-Former lawmaker and chief spokesperson of JKPCC, Ravinder Sharma, has expressed grave concern over the heavy shelling in Nowshera today whereby several civilian areas including a High School came under heavy firing. Strongly condemning Pakistan for continued shelling along the entire LoC in Rajouri-Poonch targeting civilian population during the past few days, he expressed concern over reports of school children getting trapped in Seir area of Nowshera today, while the population of several villages was indoors till last reports poured in. Sharma talked to the senior officials of the administration to ensure the safe rescue of School kids and oth...

Congress ridicules BJP’s quietness on sensitive issues
Jammu, July 18, (Scoop News)-Chief spokesperson JKPCC, Ravinder Sharma has criticized the State Govt. for its ill conceived moves to create wedge between different linguistic, cultural, ethnic and regional identities in the state. Reacting to the recent move of the Govt. to convert posts of APS in colleges in Jammu Region to Kashmiri language which has caused great resentment and unrest amongst the youth of Jammu region, Sharma said that it is another attempt to create wedge and uncalled for controversy. Earlier also Govt. ignored the aspirations of certain linguistic groups while introducing three regional languages as compulsory subject in Schools, besides ignoring ...

India’s global acceptability frustrating Pakistan: Vibodh
Says resorting firing on LoC is outcome of frustration, demand isolating Pak in Asia
Rajouri,July 18, (Scoop News)- Terming Pakistan responsible for border tension escalation, Senior BJP leader and Member Legislative Council Advocate Vibodh Gupta has said that Pakistan is frustrated due to overwhelming response of world community towards India and is thus hell bent to create tension on border which ultimately affects people living on borders in Jammu & Kashmir. Talking to media persons here, Advocate Vibodh Gupta said that tension on Line of Control in Rajouri and Poonch has escalated from yesterday when an Army soldier and an infant were killed in heavy mortar s...

Chief Minister joins last rites of Vijay Mahajan
Jammu, July 10, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today attended the last rites of noted businessman of Jammu, Vijay Mahajan which were performed here this afternoon. Mr. Mahajan was also the father of Bharat Choudhary, a prominent local leader of PDP. Members of business community, politicians, people from different walks of life and civil society were present on the occasion. The Chief Minister conveyed her sympathies to Bharat Choudhary and prayed for eternal solace to the departed soul. ...

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