Saturday, March 23, 2019
 
 Jammu News
Panthers celebrate 37th Foundation Day
Tributes paid to martyrs Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Singh
Jammu, Srinagar, March 23 (Scoop News)- Jammu & Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) celebrated its 37th Foundation Day with gaiety and enthusiasm at Party Hqrs. Gandhi Nagar, Jammu under patronage of Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief & Founder of the party. Flowery tributes were paid to national heroes & martyrs S. Bhagat Singh, Rajguru & Sukhdev Singh, who laid down their youthful lives in the freedom movement. Speaking on the occasion Prof. Bhim Singh remembered all founder members of the party who are no more in this world but till their last breath worked & fought for rights & justice of common neglected masses of Jammu, Kashmir & Ladakh under leadership of Prof. Bhim Singh. Prom...

Dynasts question what “dynastic rule” is: Brig Gupta
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-While addressing the joint press conference with Ghulam Nabi Azad to announce the seat sharing formula including “friendly contest” seats, Dr Farooq Abdullah when questioned about dynastic rule retorted angrily and said, “what is dynastic rule” and further added, “if a doctor’s son can become doctor, why can’t a politicians son or daughter become a politician?” Azad vehemently supported this logic of the NC patriarch. “It is astonishing that leaders with five decades of political standing are trying to befool the people with this ill-conceived logic,” retorted Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party, in a press release issued by the Part...

Congress fighting election battle without any direction or any will:Sunil Sethi
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-=State Bhartiya Janata Party said that Congress is fighting election battle of upcoming Parliamentary Elections without any direction or any will. Most of their senior party leaders have run away from standing in elections under fear of losing in Modi Tsunami and the party has to give mandate to leaders with no mass base across Parliamentary Constituency State Chief Spokesperson of the party Sunil Sethi noted that Congress party made lot of persuasion and coaxing to its senior leaders from jammu to contest elections but they ran away by showing their reluctance on one or another manufactured excuse but in reality they knew that people of Jammu will never g...

Jammu admin finalizes arrangements for Navratri festival
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-Additional Deputy Commissioner Jammu Rishpal Singh today finalized the arrangements for Navratri Festival here at a joint meeting of officers of line departments and representatives of religious organizations. The meeting chaired by ADC finalized the arrangements for security and cleanliness around major Temples, traffic management, decoration of religious places tec. The meeting also stressed on provision for uninterrupted power supply, safe drinking water, adequate stocks of ration and fire wood, check on the rates and quality of food items in the markets. Singh asked the Police authorities to make adequate deployment for security at temples, langer poin...

Principal Secretary Finance reviews progress of languishing projects
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary Finance, Arun Kumar Mehta on Friday reviewed the progress on languishing projects. He said the government was ready to make payments for the projects cleared by the High Powered Committee of Languishing & Infrastructure Projects. However, he emphasized that all the payments would be made by Jammu Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC) through an online mechanism developed for the purpose. In order to streamline the process, an MIS Portal has been developed and will be the only means available for updating the status of the projects by the concerned Nodal Officers and subsequently for submission to JKIDFC for pa...

ECI, JCCI organize voters awareness prog
CEO highlights measures taken for free& fair polls
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-Election Commission of India (ECI) and Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (JCCI) today organized an interactive-cum-awareness programme on election on the theme ‘India votes-2019 Saluting Democracy’. Chief Election Officer J&K Shailendra Kumar was the chief guest on the occasion. District Election Officer Jammu Ramesh Kumar, Chairman J&K Kissan Council Rajesh Sharma, President JCCI Rakesh Gupta, Senior Vice President JCCI Rajesh Gupta, Secretary-General Mahesh Gupta and a large number of participants were present on the occasion. In his address, the CEO said that the awareness programme is aimed at informing, educating, motivating and facilitating vote...

2 nominations filed for Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency; 4 in fray so far
Jammu, March 22 (Scoop News)-Two nominations were filed today for the elections to Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency, taking the total number of nominations filed so far to four. As per election authorities, Jugal Kishore of Bhartiya Janta Party and Subhash Chander as Independent candidate filed their nominations to the Returning Officer Ramesh Kumar here at DC Office. Four candidates have filed their nominations for the Parliamentary Constituency so far, which is going to polls on April 11, 2019. ...

Elections 2019: First nomination filed for Udhampur constituency
Kathua, March 22 (Scoop News)-First nomination for the Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency was filed here today to the Returning Officer Rohit Khajuria (Deputy Commissioner Kathua). The Nomination was filed by Dr. Jitendra Singh as the candidate of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Parliamentary Constituency is going to polls on April 18, 2019. ...

Reasi admin commemorates International Forest Day
Reasi,March 21 (Scoop News)- District administration Reasi today celebrated International Forest Day here at Sula Park Reasi by planting Smriti Van, a commemorative forest. Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib; SSP Reasi, Nisha Nathyal, district officers and prominent citizens planted trees on the occasion. More than 300 saplings of different species were planted at the spot. The DC, in her address, exhorted upon the public to plant and preserve trees so as to pass on a better environment to the future generations. She also appreciated the role of District Forest Officer, Anil Kumar Atri for organising the event. A portion of the park has been earmarked for the Smriti Van. Appr...

NC-Cong alliance an eye wash and a wake up call for Jammu: Brig Anil Gupta
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)-Congress has not only surrendered to National Conference but has also conceded to their pro-separatist, Kashmir-centric, communal and divisive agenda, accused Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party. The alliance between the two parties is not only opportunistic but a mere eyewash as well. It is anti-Jammu and aimed at promoting Kashmiri hegemony. With NC insisting to contest all the three seats in Kashmir, the party’s couldn’t care attitude towards Jammu is obvious. "Congress's surrender implies acceptance of Greater Autonomy pushing the state back to pre-1953 and division of Jammu region on religious lines promoting Greater Kashmir. ...

Advisor Kumar visits Govt Ayurvedic Hospital, inspects facilities
Interacts with students pursuing Medical Degree in Ayurvedics
Interacts with students pursuing Medical Degree in Ayurvedics Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today inspected the facilities available for the patients here at Government Ayurvedic Hospital. Principal Secretary Heath Atal Dulloo, Principal GMC Dr Sunanda Raina, Director ISM Dr. Phuntsog Angchuk, Medical Superintendent Dr Taran Singh, faculty and senior doctors were present on the occasion. Medical Superintendent Dr Taran Singh briefed the Advisor about the functioning of the hospital and day to day activities. The Advisor inspected wards, drug store room and other important units and interacted with the patients admitted and asked about the treatmen...

Advisor Ganai hails statements of Gujarat Tourism Minister
Mumbai Travel Agents regarding Kashmir Tourism
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)- Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, has hailed the statements of the Gujarat Tourism Minister, Mr. Jawahar Chavda and the Travel Agents of Mumbai and surrounding cities reiterating their commitment to the promotion of tourism in Kashmir which they have been doing for the last many decades. Describing the statements as heartwarming and encouraging, Ganai, who is also in-charge of the Tourism Department, said that Jammu & Kashmir is safe for tourists and hoped that the untoward and unfortunate incidents which take place in Kashmir occasionally will not come in the way of smooth arrival of tourists as the common people here are most hospitable to...

EO Udhampur parliamentary constituency visits Doda, discusses expenditure monitoring
Doda,March 20 (Scoop News)-Expenditure Observer of Udhampur Parliamentary Constituency, Mohammad Ghayasuddin today reviewed the preparedness for conduct of free, fair and transparent elections in Chenab region here at a meeting of District Election officers of Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban. ARO's, Nodal Officers of MCC, Expenditure Monitoring Committees, VST, VVT, FST, SST of these districts and other officials also attended the meeting. Expenditure Observer informed the meeting in detail about the logistics and working of all the committees appointed by the DEO's in their respective districts. He laid thrust on expenditure monitoring and asked to record the expenses of the contesting cand...

Special Secretary Transport reviews functioning of JKSRTC
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)- Special Secretary, Transport Department Amit Sharma today reviewed the functioning of J&K State Road Transport Corporation, here at a meeting. MD J&K SRTC Bilal Ahmed Bhat, FA Vivek Atri, GM Operations Jammu, GM Operations Kashmir, GM Estates, DGMs, Under Secretary Transport Chandeep Singh, SO Transport Sanjay Bhat and others were present. During the meeting, Indian Oil Corporation team headed by Rajiv Yadav also attended the meeting. IOCL agreed to provide six electric charging stations to J&K SRTC, three each for Jammu and Srinagar for charging of upcoming fleet of 40 electric buses which shall be run in different routes of Jammu as well as Srinagar capit...

Samphael takes stock of online travel, trade registration system
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)- Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Rigzin Sampheal, today chaired a meeting to take stock of online registration mechanism devised to bolster tourism and its related infrastructure in the state. The online registration system envisages facilitating applicants as Travel Agents, Hoteliers, Dealers and Adventure Tour Operators. The Commissioner Secretary issued instructions to concerned to provide link of the URL of Web-Portal on the main Website of the Department; drop-down buttons on the Document manager page that could guide and navigate the applicant to upload the documents as per the required service more conveniently and map the officers and officials invo...

No ‘Holi’ celebrations at Raj Bhavan this Year: Governor
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)-A Raj Bhavan Spokesperson has informed that as a mark of respect towards the CRPF personnel who attained martyrdom in a suicide attack at Pulwama on 14th February 2019, Governor Satya Pal Malik has decided that there will be no official celebrations related to the ‘Holi’ festival at Raj Bhavan. Governor has conveyed that he too would go without the Holi celebrations this year in memory of the martyrs. ...

JK Governor extends ‘Holi’ greetings
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)- Governor Satya Pal Malik has greeted people on ‘Holi’, a Spring festival of colours and witness to agricultural fields filled with crops promising a good harvest to the farmers. In his message of felicitations, Governor observed that the celebration of festivals, a valuable part of our rich cultural heritage, strengthens the bonds of brotherhood and amity. He expressed the hope that this Holi would spread happiness and joy all around and promote harmony. Wishing a happy Holi to the people, Governor prayed for their well-being and prosperity. ...

Governor greets people on Nauroz
Jammu, March 20 (Scoop News)-Governor Satya Pal Malik has conveyed his greetings on the auspicious occasion of Nauroz, which is also observed as ‘World Arbour Day’. In his message of felicitations, Governor has observed that this festival has important cultural and religious significance and appealed to one and all to join hands in planting trees for saving our rapidly deteriorating environment. Governor hoped that this auspicious day would be the harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State. ...

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