Tuesday, October 16, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
AMU Issue: Governor speaks to Javadekar, Prof Tariq
Srinagar, October 16 (Scoop News)-Governor Satya Pal Malik this morning spoke to Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar seeking his intervention to ensure smooth studies of the Kashmiri students at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU). Governor also spoke to Vice-Chancellor of the Aligarh Muslim University, Prof Tariq Mansoor in this regard. Malik urged Javadekar and Prof Tariq to ensure that the issue is resolved at the earliest and there is no disruption of studies of the Kashmiri students and they are allowed to continue their studies in a safe, secure and well-disposed academic environment. ...

DGP Sanctions Scholarship of Rs. 3.10 lakh for wards of deceased Police Personnel
Srinagar, October 15 (Scoop News)-Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh, IPS has sanctioned scholarships in favour of 62 wards of deceased Police personnel for the academic session 2018-19. An amount of Rs. 3,10,000/- scholarship have been sanctioned out of Central Police Welfare Fund for these students. Rs.5000/- each has been sanctioned in favour of school going children of deceased Police Personnel who have expired while in service due to natural or accidental deaths. The wards who have been provided scholarships are studying in different classes from Primary to graduation level. Police Headquarters has been sanctioning scholarships for wards of dece...

Governor meets several delegations
Srinagar,October 15 (Scoop News)-Several delegations accompanying Dr Heena Shafi Bhat, Chairperson, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (North Zone), met with Governor, Satya Pal Malik today at Raj Bhavan. The delegations including, Jammu and Kashmir Private Un-aided Colleges Association, Jammu and Kashmir Joint Coordination Committee of Private Schools, Jammu and Kashmir College Association, submitted memoranda pertaining to their demands and issues. DrFarooq Jan Medical Superintendent SKIMS also met with the Governor to brief him about the overall functioning of the Institute. Governor gave patient hearing to the demands and grievances put forth by the delegations. He assured du...

Intimidating innocent students from Kashmir a matter of concern: NC
Sagar asks Governor to ensure safety of students studying outside the state
Srinagar, October 15 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday expressed concern over the harassment of innocent Kashmir students studying in Aligarh Muslim University and other educational institutions in Punjab and other states. In a statement issued from party headquarters Nawa e Subah, General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar sought strict action against those found involved in intimidating innocent students hailing from the state of Jammu and Kashmir. “Harassment and intimidation of Kashmiri students will not only affect their studies but will inevitably make them susceptible to violent attacks across the country,” he said. Sagar said that hundreds of our s...

Student Players Bring Laurels to J&K State, Clinch 125 Medals In 63rd NSG
Srinagar, October 15 (Scoop News)-The Department of Youth Services & Sports train student players in different games and sports throughout the years through its field staff. These budding players participate in different team and individual sporting events at Zonal, District, Divisional, State and finally National Level. During 2017-18 well trained student players from the state have brought laurels to Jammu & Kashmir by clinching an impressive number of 125 medals which include 24 Gold, 28 Silver and 73 Bronze Medals in games like Sqay Martial Arts, Hup-K won-do, Kick Boxing, Tennis Cricket, Wushu, Gymnastics, Tennis Cricket, Wood Ball, Wood Ball Overall, Korf Ball Overall, Tang-so-Do...

Social media reports describing Anantnag youth joining terrorists’ ranks is baseless and is refuted:Police
Srinagar,October 15 (Scoop News)-Photograph of a private school teacher from Chee Anantnag was circulated on social media platforms describing him as a new terrorist recruit turned out to be a mischief done with a mala-fide intent to cause fear and alarm in public. Anantnag Police on verification found that the said person is a respectable citizen and is running a private tuition centre at K.P. Road in district Anantnag. The family of the said person was in stress after this fake news appeared on social media. The family has been assured of assistance by local police. Strict action will be taken against those indulging in rumour mongering. ...

JKYDF will observe 22October as Black Day
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-The Jammu and Kashmir Youth Development Forum (JKYDF) will observe ‘black day’ on October 22 “to remember lakhs of Hindus, Sikhs, Muslims of the state who had sacrificed their lives to defeat the invasion of the Pakistan army in 1947, erroneously described as a tribal invasion”. A seminar titled “Tribal invasion in Kashmir ” will be conducted on October 22 in Srinagar. On 22 October 1947, Pakistan in clear violation of the Standstill Agreement launched invasion of Kashmir, and for that purpose sent Pakistan army in civilian clothes and hordes of savage tribesmen to capture Srinagar. These tribesmen killed innocent people, raped women, ...

Think beyond medical, engineering professions: Advisor Ganai to students
‘Prepare for next technological revolution; Aspire to be job providers, not job seekers’
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Sunday urged the students to prepare for the next Technological Revolution and think of an unexplored world of many other professions beyond medicine and engineering. Speaking at a glittering function organized by a private educational institution to felicitate the meritorious students who qualified NEET & JEE exams, the Advisor said the students need to think beyond the two professions of medicine and engineering and explore equally other attractive fields that tinkle our creative nerve. "This perception has to change. There are many other professions which we have conveniently chosen to ignore," he said. ...

Fulfill demands of construction workers: Tarigami
Srinagar, October 14 (Scoop News)-Addressing the Road and Tunnel Construction workers at Sangaldan, Reasi, Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami, President, CITU, J&K and MLA urged upon the government and management to address the burning and long pending issues of the workforce engaged in the construction of crucial four lane national highway road and tunnels. Tarigami demanded that the workforce be paid wages as per their category i.e. Rs.370/-, Rs.433/-, Rs.522/- & Rs.622/- for unskilled, semi-skilled, skilled and highly skilled categories. Besides, D.A.from 01-10-2018 notified by the govt.recently as per central government notification. The concerned workforce needs to be covered under s...

Court sentences a teenage girl for committing perjury
to undergo three months simple imprisonment in Central Jail- Srinagar
Anantnag, October 14, (Scoop News)-A teenage girl was sentenced to three months simple imprisonment after she did a volte face of her earlier statement recorded in presence of a sub divisional magistrate (SDM) about being kidnapped, raped and criminally intimidated by one Tajammul Nissar. The girl in March this year had lodged a complaint with Achabal police station against the man accusing him of kidnapping, rape and criminal intimidation. After filing of FIR, she testified under oath before the SDM, Anantnag and regurgitated the statement. The case was eventually put under legal proceedings in a fast track court. It is here the girl retracted from her earlier statement and informed th...

ITII dislodges Qazi Yasir as Mirwaiz of south Kashmir over alleged vulgar videos and pictures surfaced on social media
Anantnag / Bijbehara, October 13, (Scoop News)-Qazi Ahmed Yasir, Mirwaiz of south Kashmir was expelled by Idara Tableeg I Islami, (ITII), Islamic Research Foundation, as its head preacher on Friday after some obscene videos and photos of Mirwaiz went viral on social and print media. There was uproar in the area this week after some purportedly obscene videos and photos of the cleric surfaced on the social media. In a hurriedly convened meeting, the ITII decided to run the affairs of Jamia Masjid as many religious scholars (ulemas) are there, patron of the seminary, said Alhaj Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah. Keeping in view the aspiration of the people, we have decided the remove ...

Advisor Vyas for expending initiatives under Housing, Urban Development
Chairs 77th BOD meeting of Srinagar Development Authority
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, BB Vyas directed officers to ensure that the various developmental initiatives being undertaken by the Government in the Housing and Urban Development sector are completed within the stipulated time involving proper utilization of funds so that the developmental landscape of the State gets the requisite fillip. The Advisor was speaking at the 77th Board of Directors meeting of Srinagar Development Authority. The meeting was also attended by, Financial Commissioner, Housing and Urban Development Department K.B Aggarwal, Commissioner Secretary Revenue Shahid Anayatullah, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Khan, Vice Chairman SDA, ...

Urs of Hazrat Baba Dawood Khaki (RA) observed
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- The 446th Annual Urs of Hazrat Baba Dawood Khaki (RA) was celebrated at Makhdoom Sahib Shrine, Kohimaran hill, today with religious fervour and enthusiasm. As a prolific writer Hazrat Baba Dawood Kha Ki (RA) has to his credit many works of repute. These include VirdulMurideen, Dastoorul Salikeen, Qasida Jalalia, Qasida Lamhiya. His excellence in the religious scholarship may be judged from the fact, in his Virdul Murideen, he has quoted from over two hundred religious works. Virdul Murideen, is still recited in the shrines and Mosques of Kashmir on occasions, is a compilation of 1362 verses in honour (manaqib) of his spiritual preceptor Hazrat Mehboo...

11.11 lakh Individual Household Latrines constructed in 4 yrs
JK achieves cent percent coverage under SBMG
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir has achieved cent percent coverage under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBMG) with the construction of 11.11 lakh individual household latrines in a span of four years. This information was given at the State Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) meeting for solid waste management under Swachh Bharat Mission Grameen (SBMG) convened under the chairpersonship of Secretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda. Speaking at the meeting, Secretary said that having achieved substantial progress in the construction of Individual Household Latrines, the department is moving towards Open Defecation Free (ODF) plus activities which...

5 Milk Villages to be set up for ST population: Farooq Lone
Secretary Social Welfare reviews progress on construction of Tribal Research Institute, other projects
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- Secretary, Social Welfare, Cooperatives and Tribal Affairs, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, chaired a meeting of officials of Tribal Affairs Department to review the progress of construction of Milk Villages for Scheduled Tribes (ST) in the State. The meeting was attended by Director Tribal Affairs Mohammad Rafi, Director Finance Dr SK Sen, Special Secretary M S Choudhary, Deputy Secretary Vivek Modi, Assistant Director Sushil Gupta and other concerned officials of Tribal Affairs Department. The meeting was informed that the Union Government, in the year 2016-2017, approved two villages as Milk Village; one at Agri Rajouri and another at Sangerwani at Pulwama. B...

Vyas for creating mass awareness about KVIB schemes to promote entrepreneurial culture
JKKVIB sets up 1287 business units under PMEGP this fiscal
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, B B Vyas today called for creating mass awareness about the schemes and programmes being implemented by the Jammu and Kashmir Khadi and Village Industries Board (JKKVIB) for catalysing the employability of youths and giving fillip to the economy of the state. The Advisor was addressing the officers during the 103rd Board of Directors meeting of JKKVIB here. Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar andSecretary Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda were also present at the meeting. The Advisor directed that Board must take greater social responsibility of providing information to people about t...

Arrangements for Mega Legal Services Camp reviewed in Ganderbal
Ganderbal, October 13 (Scoop News)- Arrangements for the conduct of Mega legal services camp and Employment Fair were reviewed in a meeting of district officers chaired jointly by the Principal District and Sessions Judge, Ganderbal Raja Shujat Ali Khan and District Development Commissioner, Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla. All the departments were impressed upon to coordinate for the successful conduct of the camp. It is worth mentioning that Principal District and Sessions Judge, Ganderbal is also the chairman of District Legal Services Authority. It was decided in the meeting that the camp will be held in the lawns of Mini Secretariat Ganderbal scheduled in last week of October, 2018 in whi...

Police arrests two stunt riders in Srinagar
Srinagar, October 13 (Scoop News)-In a bid to curb bike stunt menace and save precious lives, Police Station Nishat arrested two stunt bikers, who were performing dangerous stunts, scaring other road users in district Srinagar. Two more stunt bikers were arrested who were performing stunts on modified motorbikes, disturbing passersby on Boulevard Road. Srinagar police has intensified checking at these points to ensure that no over- speeding or bike stunts take place. Police is committed to save the precious lives and nobody will be allowed to endanger life of road-users. General public have hailed the efforts of Police for putting check on bike stunting. Srinagar Police seek cooperati...

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