Tuesday, August 21, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
Advisor Kumar flags off dental professionals’ team of SAFE HANDS
‘Team to hold free checkup, dental health awareness at orphanages’
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today flagged off a team of dental professionals of SAFE HANDS Dental Health & Awareness Centre for conducting dental awareness and free checkup programme at different orphanages in Srinagar and Budgam district. As part of its endeavor to spread awareness among people regarding dental health, SAFE HANDS has deputed 2 mobile vans along with 4 dental surgeon and 5 paramedics to conduct the free dental check-up of children at various orphanages in these two districts. During the week-long programme, the team will conduct a free dental checkup and also aware children about the importance of good dental health. Before fla...

Establish dedicated EOCs in every district at earliest: Farooq Shah
Reviews Disaster Preparedness at district level
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Secretary Disaster Management Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction (DMRRR), Farooq Ahmad Shah, on Monday directed the officials to work on war-footing basis for establishing dedicated Emergency Operation Centres (EOC) in every district of the State to coup with any kind of natural calamities. He passed these directions while reviewing the level of disaster preparedness in the State. The meeting was attended by all the Deputy Commissioners and ADCs of the state through video conferencing. Director Disaster Management, Director Finance Disaster Management and other senior Officers were also present in the meeting. He asked the Deputy Commissioners t...

JK Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Exam to be conducted on Sep 2
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission today announced that J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) Examination-2018 shall be conducted on 02 September 2018. According to a notification issued by JKPSC, the examination will be conducted in two Sessions. The Forenoon Session will be held from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and the Afternoon Session will be from 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM. The Admit Cards shall be available on the Commission’s website http://www.jkpsc.nic.in from 21 August 2018. "However, in case, a candidate is not able to download his/her admit card and his name doesn’t figure in the deficiency/rejection notice dated: 17.08.2018, he or she may r...

DGP grants over Rs.11 lac scholarship for 195 meritorious police wards
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Director General of Police, Dr. S.P Vaid has granted scholarships of rupees 11 lac in favour of 195 wards of police personnel. The scholarships have been granted out of Central Police Welfare fund for the academic year 2017-2018. Rupees 5.32 lac have been sanctioned in favour of 104 wards of class 10th and rupees 5.68 lac for 91 wards of class 12th for securing eighty percent and above marks in their respective examinations during the academic session 2017-2018. These wards include 106 girl students of twin classes. Students of class 10th securing above ninety per cent marks are granted scholarship of rupees six thousand and the ...

Kashmir readies for Eid festivities, goats, sheep and camels on display
shops and makeshift markets make brisk sales, traders brazenly disregard official rate lists
\ Srinagar, August 20, (Scoop News)-Eid Aye Ras e Ras e, Eidgah Vasve Eidgah Vasve (The day of Eid has come slowly, Let’s go Eidgah to offer our prayers). To welcome the festival young, teenage, adult and even elderly women sing this welcome song in lawns and compounds of their houses in Kashmir valley. Eid Ul Azah is observed on the 10th day of Dhu Al Hajjah, the last month of the Islamic calendar. Eid is an important day of the five day long Hajj pilgrimage. On August 22 (Wednesday), Kashmir will be celebrating Eid Ul Azah also known as festival of sacrifice. The festival acknowledges the great sacrifice of Prophet Ibraham who was asked by Almighty God to offer his son in sacrifice....

JK Bank staff steps in to help Kerala flood victims by donating Rs.11 Cr
Chairman & CEO donates 02 months’ salary
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)-J&K Bank’s staff has decided to contribute Rs 11 Cr to the flood-affected victims of Kerala. Chairman & CEO Parvez Ahmed shall be contributing his two month salary while as the staff has decided to help the flood-affected people of Kerala by donating their Six days salary during this time of severe crisis. The Executive Presidents contributed one month salary and other members of the top management team of the bank also reciprocated by making generous contribution to the Fund collected by the bank for the relief measures in Kerala. Expressing solidarity with the flood-affected, Chairman said, “Natural disasters of this proportion leave a trail of devasta...

No any student arrested or injured in SSM College: Police
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Police today said that no any student arrested or injured in SSM college. According to Police the fact of the matter is that there is a long standing civil dispute between two parties on a piece land and Hon’ble High Court of J&K has passed a Status-quo order on 9.5.2012 in the instant case titled SSM College vs Malla Akbar and others. In terms of the above High Court order Police has been ordered to enforce the Status-quo on spot. On 18.08.2018, an information was received by Police Post Mirgund that one party of the dispute namely SSM College has violated the court orders and has trespassed in the disputed land and started violating court orders by f...

JAK LI regiment organizes affiliation ceremony with Indian naval ship, Kochi and 51 squadron air force
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- An affiliation ceremony of Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regiment with Indian Naval Ship, Kochi and 51 Squadron Air Force was carried out today in a glittering ceremony at Bana Singh Parade Ground at Jammu and Kashmir Light Infantry Regimental Centre, Srinagar. The ceremony was attended by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC Flag Officer Commanding in Chief Western Naval Command, Lt Gen Satish Dua, PVSM, UYSM, SM, VSM, Chief of Integrated Defence Staff and Colonel of the Jammu & Kashmir Light Infantry, Lt Gen A K Bhatt, AVSM, SM, VSM, Ge...

Govt bans posting of teachers in Zonal Education Offices
‘DSEK orders operationalisation of all dysfunctional toilets in schools’
Srinagar, August 19, (Scoop News)-Director School Education Kashmir Dr. G.N. Itoo has said in a meeting with Joint Directors and Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir Division that no teacher will be allowed to work in Zonal Education Offices. The meeting was organised to review the implementation of the directions of the state government regarding detachment of the employees at the ground level. The DSEK directed all the CEOs to implement the directions regarding the attachment of employees in letter and spirit and only avail the services of teaching staff in the offices as per guidelines already issued. The DSEK directed the CEOs to submit the ground level implementation report...

ATM cheating case solved; accused arrested
Srinagar, August 19 (Scoop News)-Srinagar police solved an ATM cheating case and arrested the accused involved in the crime. On 14th of August 2018 Tariq Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Abdullah Rather resident of Athwajan Panthchowk approached Police Station Pantha Chowk with a written complaint wherein he stated that some unknown person has fraudulently withdrawn Rs. 80000/- by using his debit card. Accordingly a case FIR number 69/2018 under relevant sections was registered and investigation was taken up. During the course of investigation, it came to fore that the ATM card of complainant was swapped by some unknown person at HDFC Bank ATM Pantha Chowk on pretext of helping the complai...

Police Constable returns a bag full of Cash
Srinagar, August 19 (Scoop News)-Constable Muzaffar Ahmad Belt No. 1271 yesterday informed In-charge Police post Baltal that he found a bag containing Nine thousand rupees. Immediately police made announcements on public address system and a lady identified as Meera Gupta, a widow resident of Madhya Pradesh came forward and claimed the money. After proper verification, the amount was handed over to the lady. The devotees applauded this police action & praised the honesty of policeman.``` ...

Governor reviews all Immunization Programmes and preparation against spread of H1N1
Directs immediate establishment of Disease Control Centres
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-At a meeting held today Governor N.N Vohra reviewed the implementation status of the various Immunization Programmes, Measles Rubella Campaign and H1N1 which are being implemented by the State Health Department. The meeting was attended by Advisor (K) to Governor; Chief Secretary; Principal Secretary to Governor; Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education; Secretary to Govt. School Education; Secretary to Govt. Social Welfare; Principal, Govt. Medical College Srinagar; Principal Govt. Medical College, Jammu; Director General Health Services, Kashmir; Director Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization, J&K; Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K; Missio...

Chief Secretary reviews strategy for tackling drug abuse in J&K
Broad-based panel to come up with Draft De-addiction Policy by Oct 15; Rs 1 lakh allocated for study
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today called for urgently constituting a broad-based departmental panel alongwith representatives of some NGOs to formulate draft De-addiction Policy outlining comprehensive mechanism/measures to deal with the menace of drug abuse in the State in an efficacious manner. Chief Secretary passed these directions at a high-level meeting convened at the Civil Secretariat here this afternoon to review the follow-up action taken by the State Government on the directions of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court passed in OWP (PIL) No: 397 of 2005 and the measures taken towards implementation of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic S...

Former CM Mehbooba Mufti meets Governo rN N Vohra at Raj Bhavan
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Ms. Mehbooba Mufti, President PDP and former Chief Minister met Governor N N Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor discussed with Ms. Mufti issues relating to the forthcoming elections to Municipalities and Panchayats and stressed that large scale participation in both these polls would go a long way in strengthening grass – root level democracy in the urban and rural areas. Ms. Mufti said that she and her party were committed to the conduct of both these polls and to the largest numbers turning out for exercising their franchise. Governor and Ms. M...

Justice Mittal visits District Court Anantnag
Anantnag, August 18 (Scoop News)-Chief Justice, Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal, visited the District Court Complex Anantnag and interacted with the Judges and Lawyers here today. On the occasion, the Chief Justice said: “we, as lawyers and judges have been blessed with the power to deliver justice; therefore, we can mould the society towards the right direction.” She stressed upon the lawyers and other concerned to set high goals for better and improved justice delivery system. She further said that awareness among litigants and the general public regarding their lega...

Advisor Ganai asks Divisional Administrations to ensure proper Eid arrangements
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)- Advisor to the Governor, Mr. Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, today asked Divisional Commissioners of Kashmir and Jammu to ensure that proper arrangements are in place for the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Azha, being celebrated on August 22, 2018. The Advisor directed the Divisional Administration's to intensify market checking drives within their jurisdictions so that Government-notified rate lists are strictly adhered to, so as to ensure that customers are not put to any loss or inconvenience. He also issued instructions for ensuring availability of essential commodities well before Eid and setting up of Flying Squads to check complaints of overpricing of sacr...

Vyas chairs Governing Body meeting of SMVD Narayana Super-speciality Hospital
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)- The 50th meeting of the Governing Body of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi (SMVD) Narayana Super-speciality Hospital Kakryal was held here under the Chairmanship of Advisor to Governor and Member Shrine Board, Finance and Audit Committee of the Hospital B. B. Vyas. The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer SMVD Shrine Board Dheeraj Gupta; Additional CEO Shrine Board Dr M. K. Kumar; Director, NVDSHPL Dr A Raghuvanshi; Senior Vice President Finance, NH A. Nagarajan; Chief Administrative Officer of the Hospital Dr (Brig) M. M. Harjai; Director Northern Region, NH Navneet Bali; Chief Engineer of the Board M. M. Gupta; and Facility Director of the Hospital Ma...

Mirwaiz felicitates Imran Khan on being sworn as PM of Pakistan, hopes new government will continue to support Kashmir cause
Srinagar, August 18, (Scoop News)-All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, while felicitating Imran Khan for taking oath as the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan extended best wishes and prayers from the people of J&K and hoped that the government of Pakistan will work hard to realize the dream of Qaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinah – both economically and politically stable Pakistan. In a statement, Mirwaiz in his message of greetings to Imran Khan, said that he was hopeful that the new slogan of ‘Naya Pakistan’ floated by the new Prime Minister of Pakistan would turn to success under the new government there. APHC leader also hoped that the ...

Ganderbal police recovers illegal forest medicinal plants; accused arrested
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Ganderbal police seized about 222 kilograms of illegal forest medicinal plants and arrested the accused involved in the crime. Acting on specific information, Ganderbal police headed by DySP Hqrs Ganderbal along with DO Gutlibagh conducted search of the house belonging to Zahoor Ahmad Shah son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah resident of Baba Wayil Gutlibagh. During search of the house, huge quantity of forest produce including 181 kilograms of Podophyllum sps (bankakri), 19 kilograms of Sassauria sps (kuth), 10.7 kilograms of Sauromatum sps, 9 kilograms of Allium sps (shuttkaar), 2.3 kilograms of Picrorhiza sps (koad), 300 grams of Trillium sps (tripatri) and a...

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