Sunday, May 27, 2018
 
 Jammu News
Strike against Bursar Dam called off by Marwah residents
Sharma assures to raise the concerns of locals before the Union Ministry
Kishtwar,, May 27, (Scoop News)-Minister for Power Development Sunil Kumar Sharma today reached out to the agitating residents of Marwah, Warwan who have been demanding cancellation of Bursar Hydroelectric Power Project since long as they have raised concerns about the submerging of villages due to accumulation of water to generate hydro electricity. Sunil Sharma accompanied by DDC Angrez Singh Rana, SSP Abrar Ahmed Choudhary and other district officers including authorities from NHPC reached out to the agitating locals who were supposed to go on hunger strike. Sunil Kumar Sharma while dealing with the situation assured locals that Government is willing to listen to their concerns and w...

Minister visits border areas, assesses damages
Meets fire victims at R S Pura
Jammu, May 27, (Scoop News)-Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today visited Katyal Gujjar Basti, R.S.Pura to take stock of damages caused to property and livestock by fire incident. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the concerned departments have been directed to assess the losses and submit detailed report at the earliest for processing of compensation cases. The Minister was accompanied by Director Animal Husbandry, Victor Koul, SDM Naresh Kumar and other senior officers of the concerned department. It was also given out that administration has made adequate arrangements to provide ration and tents to the suffering families. Later, th...

Congress observed 54th death anniversary of Pt. Nehru
Leadership of Pt Nehru inspired people of Kashmir to reject two nation theory: Mir
Jammu May 27, (Scoop News)-JKPCC chief, G.A. Mir, has said that it was the leadership of Gandhi- Nehru which inspired the people of Kashmir to reject the two nation theory of Jinnah and decided to seal their fate with a secular India and said those criticizing Pt. Nehru on Kashmir are either unaware of the historical role played by him or doing so because of their political compulsions. Addressing a day long convention of Congress Party Workers of Gandhi Nagar constituency at Chatha Bhour Camp, today, organized by JKPCC leader Raman Bhalla in connection with the 54th...

Dy CM hands-over LPG connections to beneficiaries under PMUY
Jammu, May 27, (Scoop News)-Terming Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) a key initiative taken by the Centre Government to empower the women folk of Below Poverty Line (BPL) families by providing them free of cost LPG connections, the Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta said that smoke-free kitchen in households will help in maintaining healthy environ, besides protect the health of women and reduce health hazards. Deputy Chief Minister said this while distributing LPG connections to beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in Gandhi Nagar constituency, here today. As many as 42 number of LPG connections with other related accessories were handed over to the beneficiaries ...

Rana seeks 70 p c jobs for J&K state subjects in central government departments, PSUs
Nagrota, May 27, (Scoop News)-National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Sunday sought 70 per cent reservation in the central government establishments and public sector undertakings functioning in Jammu and Kashmir, keeping in view the burgeoning unemployment problem in the State. Addressing workers here this afternoon, the Provincial President said state subjects of Jammu and Kashmir should get adequate openings in the central government departments, banks, railways, para-military and defence forces and a specified quota needs to be allocated for educated unemployed besides skilled and unskilled work-force. Mr Rana said this is imperative in view of limited ...

BJP Jammu West celebrates 4 years of Modi Government
Holds Intellectual meet, felicitates new State President, Dy.CM
Jammu, May 27, (Scoop News)-BJP District Jammu West under the leadership of its President Ayodhya Gupta held an Intellectual meet at Royal Estate, Jammu. Meeting was chaired by BJP State President Ravinder Raina along with Dy. CM Kavinder Gupta, Minister Sat Sharma, MP Jugal Kishore Sharma, State General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, State General Secretary Dr. Narinder Singh and District Prabhari Jugal Kishore Sharma. Parmod Kapahi, Rajni Sethi, Sanjay Baru, Er.Ghulam Ali Khatana, Balbir Ram Rattan, Arvind Gupta, Dr. Pardeep Mahotra, Parduman Singh, Tilak Raj Gupta, Mohan Singh Rana, Rajinder Singh Chib, Tahir Choudhary, Karan Sharma and others were also present during the programme. Ra...

Keen to push for industrial growth in JK: Dy CM
Kavinder interacts with members of CCI Jammu
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today reasserted the resolve of state government to push for industrial growth in the state adding that this sector is the key solution to rising unemployment problem. The Deputy Chief Minister holding the charge of Industries & Commerce and Transport was interacting with the members of Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry including, CCI Jammu president Rakesh Gupta. The President Chamber of Commerce & Industry welcomed the Deputy Chief Minister and submitted a Memorandum of demands. Deputy Chief Minister said that the state government strongly believes in providing full cooperation to the Industry as it can emerge ...

Rana demands CBI probe into Ammunition Depot recruitments; 50 p c reservation for locals
Jandrah, May 26, (Scoop News)- MLA Nagrota and National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Saturday sought CBI probe into recent recruitments in 15 Field Ammunition Depot at Kanyala and reiterated his demand for 50 per cent reservation for the locals. Joining the people in sit-in-dharna at Domail-Kishenpur Road, against unfair and unjust recruitment of non-locals and non state subjects for the posts of unskilled labourers, Mr Rana expressed deep shock and anguish over unfair means allowed during the screening test to have outsiders recruited in the depot. “Just two locals are figuring in the list of 200 selectees, who are all from outside the State”, Mr Rana sai...

Anti-Jammu approach of govt preventing it from ordering CBI probe:Lal Singh
Second Dogra Swabhiman Rally at Satwari Chowk, Jammu on May 27
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)- People of Jammu region have been left with no option but to unite once again, the way we did during the Baba Amarnath Land agitation and force the state government to order CBI probe in the Rasana case. “We have to unite. Let us leave aside our religion, region, caste and colour. Let us get together and tell this arrogant state government that it is not about playing politics over dead bodies but preventing a region from developing serious mistrust in the intentions of the state government towards Jammu region. If this happens, we all would be at loss,” said ex-Minister Choudhary Lal Singh. He added that Dogras of Jammu region have no option but to stay unit...

JKPCC holds programme of OBC dept, debates main agenda of consolidating and uplifting of OBC people
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-A programme of Other Backward Classes (OBC) department of JKPCC was held here Saturday at party office at Jammu which was organized by Adv. Suresh Kumar Dogra OBC leader of the JKPCC. JKPCC chief, G.A. Mir presided over the function and Kursheed Ahmad Choudhary, AICC representative of OBC department in-charge J&K State was the guest of honour. The programme was held by the direction of president AICC, Rahul Gandhi and chairman AICC OBC Dept. Tamradhwaj Sahu. The main agenda of the programme is to consolidate and uplift the OBC people. Mir said that the OBC people who remained neglected and ignored by all successive ...

Zulfkar reviews functioning of Jammu city schools
Directs for converting Hari Singh HSS into school for special children
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-The Minister for School Education, Haj & Auqaf and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today directed the education department to take steps for converting Hari Singh Higher Secondary School into school for specially-abled children. He directed the School education authorities to complete all the required formalities including posting of well trained staff and creation of requisite infra-structure for the children with special needs. “Skill development and honing of latent talent through training be given special attention in the school to help the children to become self-reliant,” he added. The Minister gave the directions during inspection of different sch...

Power shutdown
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-As per Chief Engineer, Elect. Maintt. & R.E. Wing Jammu, the power supply to Part of Bari Brahmana Industrial Area fed from 11 KV BB-24 feeder shall remain affected on May 27 from 10 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Govt. Quarters Gandinagar, Last Morh, A/B Block, Apsara Road, Auqaf Market, Shastri Nagar, Narwal, Pian, PHE Installations at Gandhi Nagar, Police Line, MAM College, Bikram Showk, Panama Chowk, Polytechnic college and its adjoining areas fed from JDA-6, N-8, RC-3, RC-5, & RC-6 Feeders shall remain affected on May 27 from 06 am to 10 am. Likewise, the power supply to Narwal, Raika, Raika Zoo, Qasim Nagar, Karyani Talab and its adjoining ar...

Joint house panel inspects City Hospitals
Reviews patient care, related facilities
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-The Joint House Committee on Medical Negligence (JHCMN) headed by its Chairman, Ghulam Nabi Monga today visited Government Hospital Sarwal, Government SMGS Hospital and Government Gandhi Nagar Hospital and took stock of patient care and related facilities at these health institutions. The Committee members G.M. Saroori, Naresh Kumar Gupta, Ali Mohammed Dar, Firdous Ahmed Tak and Ramesh Arora were part of the visiting joint house committee. At these hospitals, the Chairman and other members interacted with the staff and the patients and enquired about the facilities being provided to them. The chairman directed doctors and para-medicos to extend their servi...

Women’s welfare flagged as priority by Govt: Dy CM
Inaugurates sanitary napkin manufacturing unit at R S Pura
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today said that the State government has flagged women’s welfare as a priority as it is keen to see them empowered and progressing in all walks of life. Kavinder Gupta was addressing a huge gathering of workers and local women after inaugurating a manufacturing unit of sanitary napkins “Stree Swabhiman” here at R.S Pura. The unit is a CSC initiative for promoting women’s health and hygiene. Welcoming the new venture in R S Pura, Dy CM said that the empowerment of women is imperative for the development of any society and the government is committed to facilitate women in improving their living standards. He hoped more such...

Govt pre-pones vacations for summer zone schools
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-The Government today pre-poned the vacations for summer zone schools of Jammu division from June 4, 2018 to May 28, 2018. “In partial modification to Government Order No.703-Edu of 2018, dated 25.05.2018, the Government ordered that all the Government Educational Institutions and also recognized private Schools up to Higher Secondary level functioning in the summer Zone areas of Jammu Division shall now observe summer vacations w.e.f. 28th May, 2018 to 15th July, 2018 instead of 4th June, 2018 to 23rd of July, 2018” an order issued by directorate of school Education stated. It further stated that ‘any default on the part of Private Schools(s) in observance of t...

Govt focused on JK’s holistic development: Kavinder Gupta
Dy CM convenes Public Grievances Camp at Akhnoor
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta today said that the Government has laid full focus on development of infrastructure to provide best amenities to the people of the state. The Deputy CM was addressing people after listening to their issues during a public meeting here at Akhnoor. A large number of people drawn from different sections of the society met the Dy CM and projected their problems and grievances. Vice Chairman Kissan Advisory Board Daljit Singh, Legislators Ravinder Raina, Rajeev Sharma, Krishan Lal Bhagat, senior officers from concerned departments were also present. Listing achievements of the Centre and state government, the Deputy Chief M...

BJP conducts District working Committee Meeting at Reasi
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-BJP conducted its district working committee meeting of Reasi at Arnas. The meeting was chaired by BJP State General Secretary (Org.), Ashok Kaul along with Minster of State for Finance and Planning, Ajay Nanda (MLA Reasi), which was attended by BJP District Office Bearers, District Working Committee Members, Mandal Presidents and the senior BJP leaders from the region. Ashk Kaul, while addressing the meeting threw light on the organizational matters. He also acquainted the party activists with the forthcoming programmes of the party. He asked the activists to maintain more active contacts with the booth level activists of the party. He said that role of booth...

Kichloo seeks NEIDS type package for J&K
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-National Conference leader and former minister, Mr. Sajjad Ahmed Kichloo has assailed the BJP led government at the Centre and PDP-BJP dispensation in the State for turning blind eye towards Jammu and Kashmir as far as implementation of various centrally sponsored schemes is concerned. Reacting to the approval granted to Rs 3000 crore North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS), Mr Sajjad Kichloo asked why Jammu and Kashmir is not considered for such a special dispensation keeping in view its economic backwardness and lack of industries. In a statement, Mr Kichloo said under the NEIDS, the government encourages primarily the Medium, Small and Micro ...

JKPCC condemns grenade blast near Bus Stand Jammu
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-Expressing serious concern over the grenade attack last night at Bus stand area of Jammu City, J&K Pradesh congress Committee has termed it an eye opener for the security authorities exposing the vulnerability of the system, in the wake of forth coming Amaranth Yatra. Strongly condemning the incident, JKPCC Chief Shri G.A. Mir has said that it is a matter of serious concern that the terrorists could strike at will as Bus Stand area which is abode of large number of Vaishno Devi pilgrims and tourists and such an happening has exposed the hollowness of the security apparatus besides presence of such elements in the Jammu city. This reflects the failu...

JKP proscribes use of smartphone by sentries on guard duty, system put in place to ensure compliance
use of mobile phones increased weapon snatching incidents in valley.
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-After being wrested of 10 service rifles by militants in nearly past one month, the Jammu and Kashmir police has blocked use of smartphones by its personnel during duty hours particularly in Kashmir valley. Ordering prohibition on use of smartphones by police officials during their legitimate duty hours, the police in a circular said, “It has been observed that recent weapon snatching incidents have occurred due to the reason that sentries on duty remain engaged with their smartphones for most of the time thereby compromising their legitimate duty. No sentry shall carry any smartphone during duty hours under any circumstances.” “All sentries, particul...

5 people killed in road accident in Samba
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-Five people were killed and eight others injured in a road accident on Jammu-Pathankot National Highway near Ghagwal in Samba district on Friday. Reports said that they all were residents of Gurdaspur in Punjab.Around 2 am, an Innova—DL 4CAE 6465, on its way from Jammu towards Punjab, hit a parapet at Tapyal under jurisdiction of Ghagwal police station in Samba district. The deceased have been identified as Labpreet Singh, 30; Punnu, 30; Veena; Geeta Devi, 60; and a year-old boy. Those injured are Rahul, Atras, Raju, Neetu and her two children, Roop Singh and Monu. The injured have been shifted to Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu. ...

Jummu people get justice only after formation of separate state: Mankotia
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)-Concluding the two day tour of Hiranagar constituency, former MLA and NPP state president Balwant Singh Mankotia claimed that border people and Dogra's only get justice after the formation of separate Jammu state. He reiterated that party has launched the awareness movement in Jammu region and receiving enthusiastic response from each corner of the region. During two day tour of Hiranagar constituency, former MLA and NPP state president Balwant Singh Mankotia along with other party leaders addressed number of rallies at village Chann Khatrian, Sukhu Chak, Kattal Brahmana, Saniyal, Jaandi Mandi, Jalam Singh, Chann Morian and Loundi where people whol...

Samba DC visits shelling hit border areas
Samba, , May 24, (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Samba, S. Rajinder Singh Tara along with SSP Samba Anil Mangotra visited border areas and reviewed arrangements made for people displaced by shelling. The DDC visited firing hit villages Keso, Govindgarh, Nanga and Kamour and informed the locals about the security and safety measures taken by the administration. The DC also visited relief camps established for accommodating the firing affected people and listened to their issues. The DC directed concerned departments to provide uninterrupted services to the inmates in the relief camps. Chief Medical Officer, SDM Vijaypur, Tehsildar Ramgarh, BMO Ghagwal, teams of ...

Rana lambasts PDP-BJP for forcing Anganwadi Workers, Helpers to take to streets
Nagrota, May 24, (Scoop News)-National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Thursday lambasted PDP-BJP Government for forcing Anganwadi Workers and Helpers to take to streets in support of their demands, which include release of salaries and hike in honorarium. “Our hearts go out to the agitating Workers and Helpers, who are sitting on dharna in the current scorching spell of heat”, Mr Rana said while joining the sit-in protest at Nagrota as a mark of solidarity with the protesters. He said denial of timely wages to poor segment of workers is a gross human rights violation and its enormity becomes severe as they have been agitating for over three mont...

Youth National Conference takes out cycle march against fuel prices, border killings
protests held across Jammu region
Jammu, May 24, (Scoop News)-Youth National Conference Provincial President; Jammu Mr Ajaz Jan on Thursday led a cycle march in the heart of the capital city to protest against continuing spurt in petrol and diesel prices. This was part of the protests held by the YNC across the Jammu region. Joined by senior party leaders including Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana, the march took off from Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan and concluded at the official residence of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti at Wazarat Road. “The fuel price rise is unprecedented that has not only impacted the rates of essentials but also affected the middle and poor class hugely”, Mr Jan said wh...

Congress holds protest over price hike, border situation
Jammu, May 24, (Scoop News)-Congress Thursday staged a protest against the Central Govt. over the unprecedented hike in the prices of petrol and diesel in the country and to express concern over the border situation and unabated Pakistan shelling leading to large number of causality of civilians and soldiers. A large number of Congress leaders and activists including senior functionaries of PCC, DCC and leaders of frontal organizations including Youth Congress, Mahila Congress, INTUC & Congress Seva Dal held a strong protest demonstration at party office in Jammu against the BJP Govt. at the Centre over the unprecedented hike of petrol and diesel and other commodities of commo...

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