Thursday, December 14, 2017
 
 Kashmir News
Workshop on Wildlife Photography at Media Complex Srinagar from Dec 15
Srinagar, December 13, (Scoop News)-The first ever workshop on 'Wildlife Photography' is being organized at Media Complex here from Friday. The three-day workshop is being organized by the Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) in collaboration with WWF-India and Department of Wildlife, J&K Govt. Internationally acclaimed photographers and resource persons are scheduled to tutor participants including media students, photojournalists, wildlife photographers and amateur photographers at the workshop from 15 December 2017 to 17 December 2017. The Workshop will also include Wildlife Expedition for the participants to Dachigam National Park. The event is also being supported ...

Div Com reviews arrangements for JKSSB exams
Srinagar, December 13, (Scoop News)- In connection with forthcoming written examination to be conducted by J&K Service Selection Board (JKSSB) for various posts on 24 December, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the preparations. Secretary SSB, SSP Srinagar, ADC Srinagar, various officials and representatives of various educational institutes where the examination is going to be conducted participated in the meeting. The meeting discussed various issues to ensure fair and smooth conduct of the exams besides a foolproof arrangement are made in order to conduct exams successfully. The Div Com was informed that 12 centres have b...

Dy CM,others condole with Muneer ul Islam,KASOA condoles demise of Abdul Mateen
Management of Scoop News conveys earnest sympathies and solidarity with DIPR, Muneer Ul Islam
Jammu, December 13, (Scoop News)- Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh has condoled with Director Information, Muneer ul Islam over the demise of his brother, Abdul Mateen, who passed away yesterday morning. Dr Singh has prayed for peace to the departed soul and sympathized with the bereaved family. Minister for Revenue, relief, rehabilitation and reconstruction Abdul Rehman Veeri has condoled the demise of brother of director information Muneer-Ul-Islam. The Minister expressed sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. Custodian General, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today condoled the sad demise of Abdul Mateen, brother of Muneer-ul-Is...

Police constable of Dial 100 saves a child
Responds to a distress call voluntarily and donates his blood
Srinagar, December 13, (Scoop News)- A police constable saved a child by donating his blood voluntarily after receiving a distress call of blood requirement at Dial 100. A call was received at the control station of Dial 100 and the caller revealed that a child is admitted in ICU of GB Panth Hospital and needs 01 point of AB+ve blood immediately. According to caller they tried a lot but failed to find it and sought the help of police (Dial 100). Keeping in view the severity of the situation the receiver of the distress call constable Mehboob Elahi came ahead and donated the blood to save a precious life of a child. The family members of the child have highly appreciated and lauded the li...

DIPR Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Union condoles with Showket Khan
Srinagar, December 13, (Scoop News)- J&K State Information & Public Relations Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Union today expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of Mohammad Yousuf Sahaf, Father-in-Law of Showket Ahmed Khan, Assistant Information Officer, District Information Centre Shopian. A condolence meeting was held at DIPR with President Employees Welfare Union President, Fayaz Ahmad Bhat in the chair. The participants while praying for peace to the departed soul expressed their sympathies with the Showket Ahmed Khan, Assistant Information Officer. The meeting participants prayed for forbearance to the bereaved family to bear this irreparable loss. ...

Locals asked to avoid avalanche prone areas in Gurez
DDC Bandipora reviews snow clearance measures, stock position of essentials
Bandipora,December 12, (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Sajjad Hussain today issued weather advisory, in the aftermath of rains and snowfall in the district, which asked locals in Gurez and Tulail areas not to venture in avalanche prone areas till the weather conditions become favourable. The DC also asked the SDM Gurez to take all precautionary measures in coordination with the concerned Departments for safeguard of the general public. District Development Commissioner Bandipora, Sajjad Hussain today convened a meeting to review snow clearance measures in the district, besides stock and supply position of essential commodities. The meeting discussed various is...

Div Com asks intending passengers to avoid travel on National Highway
Srinagar,December 12, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that intending passengers are advised not to undertake journey on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway till it is cleared for traffic. “It has come to our notice that a large number of passengers are boarding the Baramulla-Srinagar-Banihal train, with the intention of travelling by road from Banihal to Jammu. Such passengers are getting stranded at Banihal, thereby causing inconvenience to them, as the National Highway is presently closed, due to snowfall,” he said. He appealed people to avoid travel towards Jammu, by road or by train, till the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway reopens. ...

Fissures in MC, Prof Bhat holds conspiracies and speculations responsible for creating confusion within leadership, removes Manzoor, Magrey and Mehraj
Srinagar, December 12, (Scoop News)-Hardly a fortnight after senior separatist leader, Professor Abdul Gani Bhat, held an undisclosed meeting with the Centre’s Special Representative, Dineshwar Shama, the Muslim Conference (MC) led by him has broken apart, with splinter faction flatly dismissing him from the post of party president. Denying the reports of his meeting, Prof Bhat said he met two persons, a Kashmiri Pandit and a non local and had a general discussion on Kashmir and during discussion cautioned them of nuclear cataclysm if two neighbouring countries, India and Pakistan, failed to resolve contentious issue of Kashmir. He said, he would disclose his future course of action at...

Director Information, Muneer-ul-Islam bereaved
DIPR condoles demise of Abdul Mateen
Srinagar,December 12,(Scoop News)-The Department of Information and Public Relations has condoled the demise of Khawaja Abdul Mateen (53), elder brother of Muneer-ul-Islam, Director Information & Public Relations. Abdul Mateen, a former employee of Centaur Lake View Hotel and a former student leader, passed away at SKIMS Soura this morning after brief illness. He is survived by wife and two kids. Born at Nathipora, Dooru in district Anantnag, Abdul Mateen did his LLB from Kashmir University in 1992. He was the president of Kashmir University Students Union during early 1990s. After serving for some time in Centaur Lake View Hotel, Mateen took voluntary retirement in 2007. Nimaz...

Fire incident at DCJ CUK
Examinations to be held on time: VC
Srinagar, December 12,(Scoop News)- Fire broke out at the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Nowgam Campus-I on Tuesday morning heavily damaging electronic equipment and other items in the Department of Convergent Journalism (DCJ). The fire presumably emanated from the media studio and spread to the other adjoining rooms of the Department. There was a major damage to the costly equipment and the infrastructure of the media studio, which was of state-of-the-art in itself. Despite fire safety measures, the studio suffered extensive damages. The exact cause of fire is not known and is being ascertained by the police and relevant quarters. The faculty and other administrative staff were saf...

Police arrestes 03 persons & recovered Rs 13,63,500 demonitised currency
Srinagar, December 12,(Scoop News)-Police Station Nigeen during a surprise naka checking at Ashai-bagh in Srinagar apprehended three persons namely Bashir Ahmad Khan son of Mohd Sultan resident of Batamaloo, Showket Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohd resident of Pampore & Bashir Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Panthachowk Srinagar. Demonitised currency of Rs. 1363500 ( Thirteen Lacs, Sixty three thousands & Five hundred) was recovered from their possession. Accordingly cognizance was taken under THE SPECIFIED BANK NOTES ( CESSATION OF LIABILITIES) ACT, 2017 & further investigation was taken up. ...

Tourism department celebrates International Mountain Day
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)-The department of Tourism Kashmir Monday celebrated International Mountain Day in which various films of adventure sports were shown to the participants during the day-long event. The Day was celebrated in collaboration with J&K Mountaineering and Hiking Club (JKMHC) and Indian Mountaineering Federation (IMF) here at the auditorium of the department of Information Srinagar. The climbers, mountaineers, bikers, athletes and persons with various other adventure sports activities participated in the function. JKMHC presented its yearly activities which include Sunday Treks, major summit expedition by JKMHC members, mountain biking expedition, sanitation ...

SPCB carries out major Anti-Polythene drive across Kashmir
Srinagar,December 11, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir State Pollution Control Board today carried out major Anti-Polythene Drive across Kashmir province. A team of SPCB officials headed by Regional Director Kashmir Dr. Syed Nadeem Hussain and assisted by officials of SMC and Forest Protection Force raided many shopkeepers in Srinagar selling their merchandise in illegal polythene bags which have been banned in the State of J&K. These raids were conducted in Dalgate, Maharaja Bazar, Lal Chowk, Kokar Bazaar and Batamaloo areas of the city in which a large quantity of banned and illegal polythene was seized. It is pertinent to note that the Governmwnt of J&K vide SRO 45 dated February 3, 201...

Chief Secretary inspects highway upgradation, rail link project works
Reviews progress on New Qazigund-Banihal Road Tunnel, Banihal-Nashri stretch of highway; Takes stock of winter preparedness at Anantnag, Banihal, Ramban
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)-Expressing dismay over the sluggish pace of work on the upgradation of the arduous Banihal-Ramban stretch of Srinagar-Jammu national highway, the Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today asked the executing agency to immediately flag the issues hampering the work so that the same are taken up at the appropriate level. “We can’t afford to drag-on this key connectivity project endlessly. Enough time has been already lost and there has to be now tangible movement forward on providing all-weather connectivity to Kashmir valley with the rest of the country,” Mr Vyas told the executing agency during his on-the-spot visit of the project site today. The Chief Secretar...

Anantnag police recovers missing lady
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)-Anantnag police recovered a missing girl, who was missing since 6th of December from her home in Mattan area. Police Station Mattan received a report from one person namely Idrees Ahmad resident of Chattisingh Pora Mattan and stated that his daughter is missing since 6th of December from her home. On this information, a missing report was registered and investigation was started. After strenuous efforts of Anantnag police missing girl has been traced from her relatives from Uttersoo area of Anantnag. After completion of legal formalities, the girl was handed over to her parents. ...

Wreath laying ceremony held at DPL Awantipora
Floral tributes paid to Martyr Fayaz Ahmad
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)-To pay homage to Martyr Fayaz Ahmad who was injured in an accidental fire in Kulgam, succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura Hospital, today, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Awantipora. SSP Awantipora Shri Mohammad Zahid led the police officers and jawans in laying floral wreaths on the mortal remains of the martyr. Among others, DySP DAR Shri Shahzada Kabir Matoo Awantipora, SDPO Awantipora Shri Parwaiz Ahmad, DySP Pampora Shri Reyaz Ahmad, other officers and jawans were present during the ceremony. ...

JK Bank chairman condoles death of bank guards, sympathises with bereaved families
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)-J&K Bank chairman and CEO, Parvez Ahmed, expressed shock over the killing of security personnel guarding the bank’s cash van on way to Keller from Shadimarg. “It is very painful news and we at J&K Bank are shocked over the killings of security personnel namely Mushtaq Ahmad and Tariq Ahmad by the unidentified gunmen while guarding the bank’s cash delivery vehicle. I express my heartfelt condolences and all our sympathies are with the bereaved families. I also wish speedy recovery to the three injured officials of the bank including security guard,” he said. “Let me add here that these innocent guards were there only to protect the people’s money...

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