Friday, December 14, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah express grief over loss of lives in Reasi accident
Srinagar, December 14 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Omar Abdullah have expressed deep sorrow and anguish over the loss of seven precious lives including three children in a fateful road accident at Sujandhar village of Reasi District. Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah while expressing grief over the incident said, “I express my heartfelt condolences to the kith and kin of those who lost their loved ones. I pray for strength to the bereaved families to bear the loss. What distresses us more is the death of three children in this tragic accident,” he said. Vice president Omar Abdullah while expressing his grief ov...

Ensure people all basic and effective amenities: Sagar to admin
‘Administration again caught napping and unprepared post snowfall in higher reaches’
Srinagar, December 14 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Friday censured the incumbent administration over the mismanagement of exigencies that have risen in wake of the recent snowfall in the higher reaches of state. Party General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar while castigating the incumbent administration said that the administration has again been caught napping post recent snowfall. “It is not for the first time that the administration has been caught unprepared. Prior to this the administration wasn’t able to rise up to the expectations of people during the season’s first snowfall,” he said. Sagar said that recent snowfall in higher reaches has yet again reveal...

Army goodwill school organists Maj Purushottam trophy 2018
Srinagar, December 13 (Scoop News)-The Army Goodwill Schools were opened in various regions of the Kashmir Valley since 1999 to provide quality education with a Public School Curriculum and in order to afford better education opportunity to the students from remote areas of the Valley. Over the last decade, these schools have created a niche for themselves by excelling in academics, sports, as well as other extra-curricular activities. The students and teachers of these schools have been participating and winning accolades at various national and international level competitions, which depicts the standards of these schools and dedication of the staff. To create a healt...

NC youth-wing vouches to help youth realize their dreams
‘Brazen patronage, corruption and nepotism during the former BJP-PDP government still fresh in our memories’
Srinagar, December 13 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Youth National Conference on Thursday asserted that the youth of Kashmir is getting estranged due to the atmosphere of despondency and fear in absence of any reconciliation and employment prospects. Addressing Youth National Conference meet at party headquarters Nawa-e-Subh, district president Srinagar Khalid Rathore said, “The governance deficit, deteriorating development scenario and disenchantment has dejected the youth, the need of the hour is to engage youth and help them realize their dreams,” he said. The meet was attended by scores of youth district National Conference functionaries and office bearers from Srinagar. Functiona...

Tarigami calls for united struggle to fight onslaught of anti-labour policies of BJP govt
CITU hold one-day convention in Srinagar
Srinagar, December 13 (Scoop News)-Day long convention of CITU was held in Srinagar which was presided over by its State President Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami. The convention was addressed by different union representatives who expressed their concern over various problems being faced by the working class. While addressing the convention, Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami expressed serious concern over the plight of the working class which is adversely hit by the neo-liberal economic policies pursued by the BJP Government. He called for united struggle to fight the onslaught of the anti-labour policies of the central government, due to which every section of the society has been bearing the brunt....

Drug peddler arrested in Anantnag
Srinagar, December 13 (Scoop News)-Anantnag police arrested a drug peddler and recovered contraband substance from his possession. During Naka checking at Tulkhan crossing, a police party headed by SHO Bijbehara stopped a suspected person. During his search, huge quantity of codeine phosphate and Spasmo Proxywon capsules were recovered from his possession. The drug peddler who was identified as Mohammed Arif Dar son of Mohd Subhan Dar resident of Tulkhan Bijbehara was arrested. In this regard, a case under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Bijbehara and further investigation taken up. ...

DGP sanctions special reward for wards of Police personnel
welfare relief for retired Policemen /NOK’s of deceased Personnel
Jammu, December 12 (Scoop News)- Director General of Police, Shri Dilbag Singh has granted special reward of ten thousand each in favour of eleven wards of serving police personnel and welfare relief in favour of twelve retired policemen, family members of deceased police personnel. The special reward of Rs ten thousands each out of Central Welfare Fund with Commendation Certificate Class-1 has been granted in favour of eleven wards of serving police personnel who have qualified different competitive examinations during the year 2017-18. Among them three wards have qualified MBBS, 02 BUMS, 02 BV Sc & AH and B.Tech competitive examination. Meanwhile, DGP also sanctioned welfare ...

Targami demands one-time exemption of KCC loan to farmers whose harvest damaged by snowfall
Addresses workers convention at Kulgam
Kulgam, December 12 (Scoop News)- While expressing serious concern over rising unemployment, power scarcity, corruption and unabated killings/arrests in Kashmir, CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami today demanded one-time exemption of KCC loan to the small farmers and fruit growers whose harvest was damaged by the recent heavy snowfall. Addressing workers convention at Kulgam today he said the announced scale of relief under “state-specific special natural calamity” for damaged orchards due to snowfall is quite inadequate given the quantum of destruction. Besides, the huge damage to the present crop, the snowfall caused massive damage to fruit trees. Millions of trees have been da...

Div Com reviews progress of PMJAY scheme
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today said that the government is committed to provide free health care facilities to the poor people under the Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana) scheme. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while reviewing the progress of Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY scheme in the Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil districts, here at a meeting. During the meeting, all Deputy Commissioners of the valley including Leh and Kargil gave details of the progress in the implementation and registration process of Ayushman Bharat-PMJAY scheme in their respective districts. ...

Clear snow on Bandipora-Gurez road immediately: Div Com to BEACON
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed Chief Engineer BEACON to deploy men and machinery on Bandipora-Gurez road to clear snow on the road and restore the connectivity immediately so that the people living in the area do not face any inconvenience. The Divisional Commissioner asked Deputy Commissioner Bandipora to send daily report to the Divisional Commissioner’s office regarding the snow clearance work done by BEACON on the road and other roads maintained by it. Chief Engineer BEACON, Assistant Commissioner and other concerned officers were present at the meeting while Deputy Commissioner Bandipora attended through video...

Hakak reviews functioning of DIPR Kashmir Division
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)- Joint Director Information (JDI) Kashmir Mohammad Ashraf Hakak today chaired an officers meeting to review the functioning of the department. The meeting, apart from other issues, discussed the role of the department in the dissemination of information to print and electronic media. While highlighting the requirements, the DIOs demanded provision of vehicles, video/still cameras, PAS equipment, funds for making heating arrangements, enhancement of funds under OE, briefing of the press, pol, miscellaneous and clearing liabilities accumulating on the purchase of fuel and hard coke etc. The question of dead and unserviceable st...

Cluster University Srinagar to establish two centres of excellence
V.C Chairs 1st Academic Council meeting
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)-The Cluster University Srinagar is going to establish two centres of excellence, “Centre for Quantum computing and artificial intelligence,” and “Centre for innovation and entrepreneurship development”. The decision regarding establishment of these centres was taken at the 1st meeting of the Academic Council that was convened under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor Cluster University, Sheikh Javid Ahmad. The meeting was informed that Rs 1.75 cr per annum have been earmarked as seed money for this purpose. The Vice-Chancellor gave an overview of the university, its achievements and future programmes. The agenda discuss...

BJP’s divisive agenda stands rejected: NC
‘Debacle of BJP in Hindi heartland a body-blow to its communal politics’
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday asserted that the debacle of BJP in Hindi heart land reflects triumph of truth over falsehood and the revulsion of people for divisive and communal politics. In a statement released from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah Srinagar Provincial Spokesperson Imran Nabi Dar said that the recent election results in five states reveal that people are the real source of power and that they cannot be taken for granted. “People anticipate deliverance on development issues. The results should act as an eye opener to those political parties who continue to play politics of polarization. The results are reflective of ...

Ensure basic and effective amenities to people: NC to admin
‘Widespread administrative inertia is adding to the mounting woes of people particularly in south Kashmir districts’
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Wednesday expressed dismay over the worsening security situation coupled with absence of basic amenities in the state particularly in south Kashmir areas. In a statement issued from party headquarters Nawa-e-Subah, Srinagar party’s south zone president Dr. Basher Ahmad Veeri said that the monster of conflict has devoured Kashmir and its people and left many families tormented. “The sporadic night crackdowns, random arrests have aggravated the people to core. The incumbent governor administration continues to deal with the situation with an iron fist strategy. Furthermore absence of any parallel re-conciliatory ap...

Director Estates reviews facilities provided to employees by hotels
‘Hoteliers not providing quality facilities to face action’
Srinagar, December 12 (Scoop News)- To review the residential facilities being provided to the Move and Non-Move employees, Director Estates Tariq Hussain Ganaie today held a meeting with the hoteliers here at TRC Srinagar. Director Estates stressed upon all the hoteliers to provide quality food and residential facilities to the employees as per the norms laid by the Department. He said that any hotel failing to provide quality services to the residing employees shall face strict action, including blacklisting. Taking strong notice of the complaints regarding some hoteliers for not providing standard facilities to the residential employees, Director Estates directed D...

Mirwaiz demands ban on use of pallet guns in valley
visits SMHS hospital to inquire about welfare of baby Hiba
Srinagar, December 12, (Scoop News)-Demanding immediate ban on use of pellet guns which are being used against the people, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said Kashmir is the only place in the world where pellet guns are used with impunity while dealing with civilian protests. Mirwaiz said that the Central Government which does not want to resolve the Kashmir issue, but instead wants to exert forced control over the people by using its forces and arming them with special powers and laws to free them from any accountability and prosecution. A...

Dr Farooq pays tributes to Maulana Masoodi, Sofi Muhammad Akbar
Srinagar, December 11 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday paid glowing tributes to Maulana Masoodi on his death anniversary referring to him as an unforgettable character in the Kashmir’s political struggle against autocracy. Dr. Farooq said that Masoodi sb remained the General Secretary of the party for thirty long years and was endowed with many qualities and spiritual proclivity. “His contribution to the socio political emancipation of Kashmir is immense. He was a rare politician who blended social service and simplicity with politics. He will be remembering for his uncorrupted disposition and farsightedness,” he said. “Kashm...

HRD ministry’s decision to withdraw Kashmiri translations from its language-promoting portal tantamount to undermining the identity of Kashmiri speaking people: Tarigami
Srinagar, December 11 (Scoop News)- The decision of Ministry of Human Resource Development to withdraw Kashmiri translations from its language-promoting portal — Bhasha Sangam — after objection from some elements is a move which tantamount to undermining the identity of Kashmiri speaking people. The HRD ministry’s move is a shocking decision as it has hurt the sentiments of Kashmiris. The objections raised by few people after which the decision was taken are bizarre. Greetings are generally devoid of religious connotations and raising objections over it is strange. The HRD ministry should not have acted on the presumptions of a handful of communal minded elements, whose only mo...

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