Friday, June 23, 2017
 
 Jammu News
Sports build self-confidence, help develop personality: Sham Choudhary
R S Pura Cricket Club lifts Summer Cup cricket tourney
Jammu,, June 23, (Scoop News)- Saying that sports play vital role to keep mind and physique fit, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary said sports also builds self-confidence and develops personality besides help in keeping youth away from social evils like drug abuse, smoking and drinking. The Minister was speaking at the final of Summer Cup-2017 played today between Satriyan Cricket Club and RS Pura Cricket Club at Government Boys Middle School, Satriyan. Interacting with the players, the Minister said, “Winning and Losing are part of the game but we must learn sportsmanship, leadership, perseverance, and resilience from the game which are bulwarks of a pro...

Maiden group of pilgrims leave for Chota Kailash pilgrimage in Demchok,
Dorjay and Dr Dawa flags off first batch.
Jammu, June 23, (Scoop News)-Dozens of pilgrims were flagged off by state Cooperative Minister, Tsering Dorjay Lakrook, and Chief Executive Councillor of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Dr Sonam Dawa for Chota Kailash near Demchok along Indo-China border. Addressing the inaugural function, Dorjay said that such pilgrimage ought to have started long time ago as China already had been sending tourists and foreigners to the last border point on their side. He said the pilgrimage could prevent the migration of the native people to urban areas as their living conditions are very tough and challenging. The people inhibiting the area are economically backward. Th...

Brutal murder of J&K Police officer proves lack of governance in J&K:Bhim
Governor Rule is only way out
Jammu, June 23, (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party expressed deep shock on the act of heinous murder of a young police officer, Mohd. Ayub Pandith today in front of Jamia Masjid, Nowhatta in Srinagar when there was no such situation in the area. Prof.Bhim Singh urged President of India to act according to the mandate of the Constitution of India without delay as any more delay shall prove a disaster for the unity and integrity of the entire nation---India. Prof.Bhim Singh said that some undesirable and unwanted elements from across the border have cross lined into the State with a definite plan to create chaos, disorder and lawle...

Sat pays rich tributes to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee
remembers him for his sacrifices for J&K
Jammu, June 23, (Scoop News)- Paying rich tributes to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee and remembering him for his sacrifices for J&K on his Punyatithi, a massive program was organized at Bhagwati Nagar area of Jammu West in which State President BJP and MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) presided over the program and threw light on the life of Jan Sangh leader. A large number of people participated in the program including local residents of the area, social and political activists. Addressing the gathering, Sat Sharma said that Mookerjee was born in a Bengali Kulin Brahmin family and he was ...

Dy CM dedicates renovated Town Hall to public
inaugurates Receiving station at Majouri
Udhampur,June 22, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh, today dedicated renovated Town hall to people of Ramnagar besides inaugurating 33/11 KV, 3.15 MVA Receiving (Grid) station at Majouri established with a cost of Rs.274 lakh. Vice Chairman, J&K State Advisory Board for Development of Kisans Daljit Singh Chib, MLA Ramnagar Ranbir Singh Pathania , DDC Niraj Kumar, Director Urban Local Bodies Jammu Arun Kumar besides other senior officers were present on the occasion. While congratulating the people of the area for the facility, the Dy CM said that the town hall would be...

Sham Choudhary reviews progress of ongoing schemes in Kathua
Asks for speedy completion of remaining works
Jammu, June 22, (Scoop News)-Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today convened a meeting with engineers of the department to review the status of ongoing works in Kathua, Bani and Basohli. Chief Engineer, I&FC Rajeev Gandotra, Chief Engineer, Ravi-Tawi Irrigation Complex HC Jerath, senior engineers and executive engineers were present in the meeting. The Minister enquired about repairing of old pipe lines in Rakh Hospital, improvement of water supply scheme Chadwal, laying and improvement of distribution systems in Protey Chak, Bannu Chak, SC Mohalla Sungwali, Pathwal, Government Middle School Krishna Colony, Rajbagh, and installation of hand pumps in Kath...

Andrabi reviews Eid-ul-Fitr, Amarnathji Yatra arrangements
Jammu, June 22, (Scoop News)- The arrangements for Eid-ul-Fitr were finalized at a high level meeting convened here today under the chairmanship of Minister of State for Haj & Auqaf, PDD, PHE & Irrigation & Flood Control, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi here today. A comprehensive review of availability of basic facilities in view of Eid celebrations was taken during the meeting. The Minister asked the concerned departments to take adequate steps to meet the requirement of people on such special occasions. He directed the PDD to ensure that the consumers get adequate power supply during the festival days besides asking PHE department for ensuring adequate supply of drinking water with focus ...

Baba Chamliyal Mela symbolises cross-border harmony
Ministers, MPs pay obeisance
Samba, June 22, (Scoop News)-The annual Baba Chamliyal Mela was organized with remarkable amicability and hospitality today at Chamliyal in Ramgarh tehsil on the Indo-Pak border Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Choudhary, Members of Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma and Shamsheer Singh Manhas visited the shrine to pay obeisance to pay homage to Baba Dalip Singh Manhas, popularly revered as Baba Chamliyal. DIG BSF Jammu sector, Purshotam Singh Bhiman, Deputy Commissioner, Sheetal Nanda, SSP, Anil Magotra, C...

Shahid delivers lecture at FEMBoSA Conference
Rajouri,June 22, (Scoop News)-District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary delivered a lecture of Voter Education, Ethical Voting and Electoral Best Practices at the conference of Election Commissioners and officers from FEMBoSA (Federation of Electoral Management Bodies of South Asia). Chief Election Commissioner Dr Nasim Zaidi inaugurated the FEMBoSA Conference on Electoral Practices and Voter Education which was attended by participants from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan , Maldieves, Nepal and Sri Lanka apart from Commissioners from the United Kingdom and Kenya as special invitees. Dr Shahid represented the Election Commissio...

‘Achha! Aa gayeiy din hisab keiy’ : Biral
Jammu, June 22, (Scoop News)- With numerous pro-poor schemes launched benefitting masses as per ‘achheiy din’ promised by Modi, those who committed loot of national wealth and jeopardised its security are in utter awe: ‘achha! aa gayeiy din hisab keiy’- part of achheiy din. What Modi promised during 2014 general elections, he is keenly fulfilling. Alongside launch of pro-poor and development schemes, he has let the disruptors of national economy and security account for it. Demonetisation has bared numerous responsible for running parallel economy evading taxes; Benami Transaction (Prohibition) ACT 1988 enforced first time on November 1, 2016 by NDA has led to Income Tax Deptt. charge si...

Jammu celebrates 3rd international Yoga Day
Yoga ultimate solution for life style induced stress, diseases: Dr Jitendra Singh
Jammu, June 21, (Scoop News)-Despite heavy rains the mass yoga sessions organized by Department of AYUSH witnessed tremendous participation from Yoga practitioners, youth, students and elderly. Union Minister of State for Prime Minister Office (PMO), Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bali Bhagat, Member of Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma and MLA Jammu West, Sat Sharma performed Yoga to commemorate International Yoga Day. Divisional Commissioner, Dr M K Bhandari, District Development Commissioner, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, ADC, Arun Kumar Manhas besides senior officers of police and district administration were also present on the occasion. Stressing the need for ...

Div Com interacts with civil society members
Calls for maintaining peace, brotherhood
Jammu, June 21, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner, Jammu Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari today convened a meeting with representatives of civil society and sought their cooperation in maintaining peaceful environment in the region. IGP, Jammu SD Singh Jamwal, Deputy Commissioner, Jammu Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, Additional Commissioner, Rehana Batool, DIG, Jammu Ashkoor Wani, SSP, Jammu Dr. Sunil Gupta, ADC Jammu Arun Kumar Manhas and other senior officers of district administration were present in the meeting. The members of civil society brought to the notice of Div Com various issues pertaining to provision of essential facilities to the yatris during their stay at Jammu and enro...

Amarnath Yatra-2017: DDC Jammu reviews arrangements
Jammu, June 21, (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra. The meeting was attended by ADC, Arun Manhas, officers of concerned departments and representatives of religious and social organizations. DDC took a detailed review of the arrangements put in place by the concerned departments for the Yatra. He directed the Tourism Department to ensure adequate facilities at Yatri Niwas , while PDD and PHE departments were asked to ensure adequate power and water supply . JMC was directed to ensure proper sanitation at Yatri Niwas, areas around Ram Mandir, Geeta Bhawan, Railway Station a...

Awareness programme on central schemes organized
Ganga, Jugal highlight welfare programmes, ask people to avail maximum benefits
Samba, June 21, (Scoop News)- An awareness programme on central schemes was organized by Rural Electrification Corporation Limited, here today. Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga and Member Parliament, Jugal Kishore Sharma were the chief guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Ganga highlighted the schemes and welfare programmes launched by centre and state governments like Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Pradhan Mantri Koushal Vikas Yojna, Atal Pension Yojna, Ujjwala Yojna, Digital India, Kissan Fasal Beema Yojna, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojna among others. Ganga urged the common masses to avail benefits from these schemes. He said that the government ...

On International Day of Yoga, Shrine Board organises mega Yoga event
Katra, June 21, (Scoop News)-As part of celebration of the International Day of Yoga, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board organised a mega Yoga event at its Sports Complex at Katra this morning. The Yoga event commenced with lighting of the ceremonial lamp by Mr. Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board, who was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Mr. Anshul Garg and Dr. M. K. Kumar, Additional CEOs of the Board, were also present. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Sahu threw light on the benefits of Yoga, particularly in transforming the body and the mind and living a healthy life. He said that we should make Yoga a part of our daily life. ...

Northern Command holds yoga camp on International Yoga Day
Udhampur, June 21, (Scoop News)-A Yoga camp was organized on the occasion of International Yoga Day in Udhampur under the aegis of HQ Northern Command at Bikram Park on Wednesday. Approx 1500 soldiers and ladies attended the same with great enthusiasm. Qualified Yoga instructors assisted in performance of Yoga and imparted knowledge on the art and science of Yoga to all present. Aasans, Pranayam and Dhyan and their benefits were brought out and it was emphasized that Yoga is not just an exercise but a way of life for healthy living. Similar Yoga camps were also conducte...

BJP holds “Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas” Sammelan
Jammu, June 21, (Scoop News)-BJP held “Sabka Sath, Sabka Vikas” Jan-Sammelan at Urban farms, Sarore, District Samba. The programme was conducted by REC in which Member of Parliament Jugal Kishore Sharma, State Vice-President & Prabhari Mamta Singh and Minister of Industries & Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga addressed the massive gathering of party activists and general public. Jugal Kishore Sharma, while addressing the gathering, said that the Central Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a revolution for a New India by thriving on the policies of development. The people of India, who were once fed up with the corrupt Governments led by Congress, have once again gen...

Dist Adm finalises arrangements for Shri Baba Budha Amarnathji Yatra
Rajouri ,June 21, (Scoop News)- District Administration, Rajouri in a meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner finalised the arrangements for Shri Budha Amarnathji Yatra scheduled to commence in 29th July. SSP Yougal Manhas, Col Susheek Kumar 25 Arty Bde, ADC Mumtaz Ali, ACR Paramjeet Singh, SE PWD S A Wani, SDMs, District officers, ExEns, sectoral officers and representatives of Yatra Committee Rajouri and Sunderbani attended the meeting. Arrangements related to reception of Yatris at sunderbani, accommodation, deputation of employees, power supply , water supply, sanitation, security, traffic management, provision of ration and sugar, PA system, set u...

D&FCO intensifies market inspection, suspends 54 licenses of chemists
Jammu, June 20, (Scoop News)- Intensifying its special drive to conduct checking of chemist outlets to ensure quality and safe drugs for the consumers in the market, the Drugs & Food Control Organization have carried out systematic inspections across the Jammu division. During the week-long special drive, the Organization conducted 278 inspections, lifted 104 samples of different medicines, issued show cause notice to 59 establishments/traders and stopped the operation of 54 shops, besides licenses of 54 chemists outlets were suspended for violating various provisions of Drugs and Cosmetics Act and Rules. The samples of the medicines and other allied products have been referre...

Heli service for Shri Mata Machail Yatra to be cheaper this year
Jammu, June 20, (Scoop News)- The rates for helicopter services from Gulabgarh to Machail and back have been substantially reduced for the upcoming Machail Yatra scheduled to be held from August 1st to 31st. Pilgrims who are above 12 yrs of age shall have to pay Rs. 1550 while the pilgrims aged between 2 to 12 years shall have to pay Rs 1400 whereas the child up to two years shall be flown free of cost by these Operators. It is worthwhile to mention here that the fares during the present year are the lowest since the inception of Heli Services for this Yatra. During the year 2016, the tariff per ticket per side was Rs 2000. In 2015 the tariff was Rs. 2400 per ticket and the year 2014,...

DC Samba finalizes preparations for Amarnathji Yatra 2017
Samba, June 20, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner, Sheetal Nanda, today chaired a meeting to finalize arrangements being put in place for smooth conduct of Amrnathji Yatra 2017. The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, Vivek Sharma, SSP, Anil Magotra, Additional Deputy Commissioner, T S Sharma, Sub Divisional Magistrates, District Information Officer, Tehsildars, Block Development Officers, other officers from different departments and several eminent personalities of the district. The Yatra Officer, SDM Vijaypur will be assisted by the designated nodal officers- Tehsildars of Ghaggawal, Samba, Vijaypur and Bari Brahmana for facilitating the arrangem...

Khanna to attend International Yoga Day at Srinagar
Jammu,June 20, (Scoop News)- BJP National Vice-President and J&K Incharge, Avinash Rai Khanna will join Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh, ministers, party activists and the public in the Yoga Programme to be organized at Srinagar. In an official handout issued from BJP State Office, it was said that it is an achievement for the Indian Society that today the whole of the world is celebrating the Yoga Day irrespective of region or faith. Khanna said that 21st June was declared as International day for Yoga by the United Nations General Assembly three years ago owing to the special efforts by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led NDA Government. Now more than 180 countries worldwide...

Recognize security forces martyrs as your icons : Khanna to youth
Jammu,June 20, (Scoop News)- BJP National Vice-President and J & K Incharge, Avinash Rai Khanna, along with Minister of Industries and Commerce, Chander Prakash Ganga, Member Legislative Council, Ramesh Arora, Vice-Chairpersons Dr. Ali and G. M. Mir and District President Fayaz Ahmad Bhat today visited the family of police martyr Feroz Ahmad Dar at Sangam, who sacrificed his life along with five other policemen in a gruesome ambush in the Achabal area of Anantnag district by the LeT militants. Avinash Rai Khanna, while consoling the family of the martyr, said that the cowardly act of the militants will not shatter the morale of the security forces. He said that they have sacrificed thei...

S. O. S. International observes World Refugee Day
Jammu, June 20, (Scoop News)- S. O. S. International - An Organization for PoK Displaced Person today observed World Refugee-Day at its headquarters at Bakshi Nagar, Jammu. S. O. S. International Chairman, Rajiv Chuni along with other office bearers and Hundreds of PoK Displaced Persons gathered to observe the day. While talking on the occasion, S. O. S. International Chairman, Rajiv Chuni said that in a little while after the formation of United Nations in 1945, Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) populace who are now known as PoK Displaced Persons were thrown out from their native places in 1947 and their quandary is still continue for the last 7 decades. Mr. Chuni stated It must be reca...

Jammu youths are facing discrimination under BJP rule:SRS
reiterates demand of separate PSC for three regions
Jammu, June 20, (Scoop News)- Reiterating its demand of separate Public Service Commission (PSC) for Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh region, Shri Ram Sena , Jammu and Kashmir, flayed the State Government particular BJP for continuing discrimination against the educated youth of Jammu and ladakh regions. Talking to reporters here on Tuesday, State President, Shri Ram Sena, Rajiv Mahajan said that highly biased nature of selections had shaken the faith of the educated youth of the region in the present dispensation as well as in recruitment agencies including PSC and SSB. He slammed BJP for putting Jammu’s interests and development subservient to the pleasure of Kashmir based political party f...

CSS-PSGA cum RTI awareness camp organised at Thanamandi
Rajouri, June 20, (Scoop News)- District Administration, Rajouri organised a public grievance redressal and awareness camp on Centrally Sponsored Schemes , Public Service Guarantee Act and Right to Information Act apart from welfare schemes for students, women, children, militancy affected and destitute. District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, AC Defence Abdul Qayoom, SDM Thanamandi Afzal Mirza, CMO Dr Suresh, DSWO Dr Abdul Khabir, ExEn of PHE, PWD, PMGSY, Mechanical, EM&RE, and district and sectoral officers attended the proceedings. More than 30 people from ...

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