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8th annual international CESI conference concludes at Jammu University
133 participants presented researcher papers in 37 technical sessions
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)- The three-day 8th annual international conference of the Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) 2017 on the theme “Criticality, Empathy and Welfare in Contemporary Educational Discourses” concluded here today at the Brigadier Rajinder Singh auditorium. Prof Dhruv Raina, Director, Northern Region Centre, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), who is also an eminent professor at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi delivered the valedictory address at the concluding function while Prof Riyaz Punjabi, Padam Shri, former vice chancellor of University of Kashmir chaired the function. Delivering his valedictory address on the theme “The ...

Mehbooba pleads for more facilities to Hajj pilgrims, writes to Centre
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has pleaded for extending more facilities to the Hajj pilgrims of the State during the coming annual pilgrimage. In her letter to union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Chief Minister has detailed the facilities being provided to Hajj pilgrims at Srinagar embarking point and beyond. She has sought further strengthening of the same in future. The Chief Minister said the facility of embarkation at Srinagar saves a lot of time and cost of the pilgrims from the State and sought continuation of the same. ...

Secretary J&K State Sports Council releases PCJ’s Support the Sport document
Parra welcomes suggestions, bats for sports activities in J&K
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council, secretary, Mr Wahid Rehman Parra today released Press Club of Jammu’s (PCJ) document on sports as ‘Support for Sports’. It is for of its kind document on sports ever, an initiative by Mr Vishal Bharti, a senior journalist and Chairman of Sport Committee of PCJ. Giving it the tag line of a roadmap for ideal sports in J&K, the document ‘Support for Sports’ is comprising of important points in which some changes or addition can be done for the betterment of Sports in J&K. Dress Code, Medical Health Center, Rewards, Works...

Back from outside trip, media students’ group calls on Chief Minister
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)-A group of media students drawn from several Colleges of the State called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The group had been to New Delhi to attend the Golden jubilee celebrations of the Press Council of India. The Chief Minister enquired from the students about their impressions about their visit and advised them to pen down their experiences to share it with a wider audience. The students informed Mehbooba Mufti about their experiences of the visit. They also sought more student interactions and holding of events in which they can display...

Several deputations meet CM, put up demands
Seek Hill Dev Council for Pir Panchal, beautification of Kathua Rly Stn, Reasi Hospital upgradation, civic facilities’ improvement at Bathindi
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)-Several deputations met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today, brought their problems into her notice and sought their redressal. A deputation of youth from Pir Panchal area sought Hill Development Council status for the region to pace up its developmental needs. They also sought creation of rest rooms along the Jammu-Poonch National Highway and speeding up of work on Poonch campus of Jammu University. The deputation also demanded setting up of more educational institutes in the region and introduction of Arabic and Persian languages in the Jammu Uni...

Security cavalcade injures a 11 year old student near Nagrota
Jammu, November 18, (Scoop News)-A primary student sustained multiple injuries when he was allegedly hit by a speedy security vehicle, a part of National Conference (NC) chief’s motorcade at Bajalta near Nagrota. Identified as Mohammed Yasin, a student of 5th primary, belongs to village Ban Bajalta. He was allegedly smacked into by a vehicle when he was returning to his home, causing multiple bruises and injuries to him including fracture in his leg. He was immediately shifted to Government Medical College and Hospital for treatment. In view of the critical injuries he is likely to be shifted to Amritsar for a specialized treatment. Yasin was brought to hospital i...

Militant hideout busted in Kishtwar district
large cache of arms and ammunition recovered
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)- Acting on specific information, army and police this morning launched a search operation in Forest area of Naidgam, Chhatru and recovered arms and ammunition from a hideout concealed inside a natural cave. During the search and seek operations two Chinese pistol with two magazines and five rounds, one .303 rifle with one magazine and ten cartridges, one UBGL launcher with five grenades were recovered from the spot. The operation was launched jointly in the early hours today by the security forces. The joint parties cordoned off the area and ...

Govt working on development of religious places to tap pilgrim tourism potential: Priya Sethi
Mata Sukrala Devi Murti Sthapana Divas celebrated with religious favor
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)- Government is determined to promote historically significant religious places of worship to tap every aspect of pilgrim tourism. This was stated by Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi on the occasion of Mata Sukrala Devi Murti Sthapana Divas at Sukrala Mata Mandir, Purani Mandi here today. Every year, the day was celebrated with religious favor by devotees of the Goddess. MLA East Rajesh Gupta was also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the government has initiated requisite measures for development of prominent religious places to improve facilities for the pilgrims. “City of Temples Jammu...

Farooq visits Martyr Sohanlal’s residence; extends condolences
Nagrota, November 17, (Scoop News) - National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah on Friday visited the residence of Martyr Sohanlal Bhagat at Sarah Pargalta in Panchayat Bajalta of Nagrota Assembly Constituency and extended condolences to his father and other members of the bereaved family. Martyr Sohanlal Bhagat of Assam Rifles was martyred in an IED blast in Chandel district of Manipur on November 13. Besides Provincial President and MLA Nagrota Mr Devender Singh Rana, the National Conference President was accompanied by Sr State President Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia, Additional General Secretary Dr Sheikh Mustaffa Kamal and Mr Trilochan Singh Wazir. ...

Even Congress supporters back PM in his policies: Harinder
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)-BJP State General Secretary & Incharge Jammu region, Harinder Gupta hailed the outcome of findings from Washington based think tank-“Pew Research Centre Survey” conducted among 2464 respondents in India from February 21 to March 10, 2017 in which about 71% of people of India have supported Indian Premier Narendra Modi on his policies for handling of Kashmir, terrorism and other major issues. Harinder Gupta said that Indian population’s approval of PM Modi and their satisfaction with both their country’s direction and the state of its economy have grown in recent years. He said that despite the fruitless efforts of opposition by pushing false propagandas a...

Mehbooba must quit or roll back the decision of indirect elections of sarpanches : Shahnawaz
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)-Mehbooba mufti must quit or roll back the decision of indirect elections of sarpanches,this was stated by Shahnawaz Chowdhary General Secretary Prdesh Congress committee and State convenor Rajiv Gandhi panchayati raj sangathan while addressing the meeting of newly appointed block convenors of Rajiv Gandhi panchayati raj sangathan of district udhampur at Dcc office udhampur in the presence of Ashok Gupta DCC President, Krishan bhagat ex mla Krishan Chand bhagat, Neeraj kundan State president NSUi, Ajaz Chowdhary state secy. Pyc, Ashok bhakshi, Ravi shastri, manu upadhay, Om parkash He said that Rajiv Gandhi panchayati raj sangathan has decided to oppose ...

CPI [M] Demands Degree College for Katra
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)-Katra being an important pilgrimage tourist place known world wide, deserves to be prioritized for establishing of Degree College. The state government must take urgent steps in this regard and issue orders for establishing of Degree College in the town premises itself. In a statement issued today at Jammu, Sham Prasad Kesar, Regional Secretary CPI(M), Jammu said that Katra town is a centrally located place, as such, ideal for establishment of a Degree College, which will cater the educational needs of the students hailing from far flung locations of the area. Besides, there are also many higher secondary schools in the area, the huge number of pass-ou...

Govt focusing on skill development, economic independence of women: Tak
Inaugurates KVIB training center
Kishtwar, November 17, (Scoop News)-Member Legislative Council (MLC), Firdous Tak, Friday said that state government led by Chief Minister Ms. Mehbooba Mufti was focusing on sill development of women for their socio-economic upliftment making them financially independent. “The Chief Minister was presently monitoring most of the schemes formulated and under implementation for economic upliftment of women in the state”, he said adding that today women has been given equal rights and opportunity making them a contributor in development and prosperity. The legislator was addressing a gathering after inaugurating a tailoring, stitching training center established by Khadi Village a...

Lal Singh, Kanta inaugurate 18-day Hockey Tournament at Hakku stadium
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)- Minister for Forest, Ecology and Environment, Choudhary Lal Singh today inaugurated 18-day senior hockey tournament-2017 at K KHakku Astro Turf Stadium. President Hockey J&K, KantaAndotra, was also present on the occasion. On the opening ceremony of the tournament, being sponsored by J&K State Sports Council, the match was played between Khalsa Club GoleGujral and MBS Simbal Camp and Platinum Women Club and Royal Club. Addressing the gathering on the occasion, Lal Singh said that the government has launched various measures to promote sports activities across the State. He said, in this regard, sports infrastructure is being equipped with latest facili...

Office bearers of Pvt Schools Association call on Education Minister
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)- A delegation of Private Schools Association today called on Education Minister, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari and projected its demands. Responding to their issues, the Minister said that government recognizes the contribution of private players in education sector and it will provide every support to them for running their institutions as per the set rules and regulations. The Minister asked the senior functionaries of the education department to ensure single window clearance while issuing NOCs, renewal and new recognitions. Responding to the complaints of delegation, the Minister called for strict action if any official of the department is found res...

Upgradation of road infra in rural areas Govt’s priority: Kavinder Gupta
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)- With a view to increase road connectivity to the rural reaches of the constituency, Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta today launched works for construction of vented causeway (box type) culvert on BaloleNallah at Babliana Panchayat. The culvert being constructed at an estimated cost of Rs 2.25 crore will connect Roi Morh, Gadigarh Panchayat with Bishnah via Babliana Panchayat and Dharap Panchayat. The works being executed by PWD(R&B) are expected to be completed by March next year. Speaking on the occasion, the Speaker said that special focus has been laid for upgradation of road, power and other infrastructure in th...

Rs 42 cr earmarked for Lakhanpur-Basohli double-lane road: Lal Singh
‘Rs 100 cr tourism facilities coming up around Ranjit Sagar Dam’
Lakhanpur, November 16, (Scoop News)- Minister for Forests, Ecology and Environment Choudhary Lal Singh today said that Government has dedicated Rs 100 crore to develop eco-tourism infrastructure around Ranjit Sagar Lake so as to develop it into a major tourist destination. The Minister said this while addressing a large gathering at Lakhanpur in Kathua district after inaugurating the blacktopping work on 11-km long double lane Lakhanpur morh to Thein Dam (Danoh) Basholi road, here today. Regional Director Pollution Control Board Choudhary Showkat Ahmed besides other senior officers of R&B (PWD) accompanied the Minister. Choudhary Lal Singh informed that the 11-kilometer long double la...

Ensure effective redress of revenue related public issues: Veeri to field functionaries
Chairs Revenue Conference of Jammu, Samba, Kathua districts
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)- Minister for Revenue, Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that Revenue department is a public centric body and there should be an effective public services delivery system for resolving the revenue related issues of people in a time bound manner. The Minister was speaking during a daylong Revenue Conference of Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts being organized by the department, here today. The conference was attended by Commissioner Secretary Revenue, ShahidInayatullah, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Mandeep Bhandari, Deputy Commissioners of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Regional D...

8th annual international CESI conference gets underway at Jammu University
“Need to train our students to be good entrepreneurs”: Prof R D Sharma
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)-The 8th annual international conference of the Comparative Education Society of India (CESI) got underway at the University of Jammu here today. The three day conference scheduled from 16-18 November 2017 on the theme “Criticality, Empathy and Welfare in Contemporary Educational Discourses” is witnessing congregation of over 200 delegates from all over the country and abroad including the eminent educations in India in the field of education. CESI is an Affiliate of the World Congress of Comparative Education Societies. The conference was inaugurated by Prof. R.D Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, University of Jammu who was the Chief Guest at the inaugural ...

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