Monday, February 19, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
Budgam shortlisted for PM’s excellence award for promoting cashless economy
Budgam, February 18, (Scoop News)-District Budgam has been shortlisted for Prime Minister’s excellence award in public administration for taking lead in the State for promoting the cashless economy. So far, under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner Mohammad Harun Malik, digital payments facility has been installed at 670 places across the district. The venues include 372 ration shops, 285 fertilizer shops and 13 Revenue (Tehsil) offices across Budgam, while as the district has also witnessed 800 percent increase in the collection of revenue of electricity bills through the digital mode during current fiscal. Pertinently, Budgam and Srinagar are the only two districts which have been...

Mehbooba lays foundation of Rs. 28 cr Brazloo bridge, ITI at Kund, GB hostel
Kund (Devsar), February 18, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to the area, laid the foundation of some key developmental projects here today. The Chief Minister laid the foundation of famous Brazloo bridge which would come up at a cost of Rs. 28.64 crore and is expected to be completed within three years. The 378 metre bridge would be having nine spans and a width of 16 metres. Mehbooba Mufti also threw open 80 metre span bridge at Wanpora Shamsipora which has come up at a cost of Rs. 6.83 crore. With this, the ambitious project of widening of Natio...

Govt to explore possibilities to tap tourism potential of Poonch: Tassaduq Mufti
Poonch, February 18, (Scoop News)-Minister for Tourism, Tassaduq Mufti today said that government will explore every possibility to harness and tap the tourism potential of Peer-Panchal region with particular focus on promoting pilgrimage, heritage, leisure, and ecotourism in the border district of Poonch. He said that government is contemplating to identify some virgin areas and built required infrastructure in these places besides to enhance and upgrade existing tourist-related facilities in already established tourist places as leading tourist destination. The Minister said this during...

Chief Minister hands over motorized bicycles among specially abled youth
Srinagar, February 18, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti handed over keys of motorized bicycles among eight specially abled youth here today. These youth had met the Chief Minister during her public interactions and she had promised them to hand over these bicycles to make them socially independent. This is part of the Chief Minister’s initiative for social inclusion of all the disadvantaged sections of the society so that they don’t have to be dependent on others. Director, State Motor Garages, Zakir Choudhary was present on the occasion. Srinagar, February 18, (Scoop News...

Anantnag gets first rural mart in J&K for shgs under NABARD
Srinagar, February 18, (Scoop News)- Aiming at promoting and marketing the Kashmiri handicraft products manufactured by the women Self Help Groups of Kokernag, NABARD has sanctioned first ever Rural Mart in J&K state at Kokernag area of Anantnag under its Rural Mart Scheme. The Rural Mart was inaugurated by Vijay Kumar, Chief General Manager, NABARD J&K along with DGM NABARD Kashmir, DDM NABARD Anantnag, MD Anantnag CCB, LDM, officials from Handicraft Department and members of SHGs also present. The mart which has been set up under total grant support from NABARD, would help the SHGs to market their products and realize better sales. Vijay Kumar lauded the efforts of SHGs in the area ...

Model agricultural villages to be developed for sustained production: Hanjura
Srinagar,February 17, (Scoop News)- Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today said that Agriculture Department will identify the villages to be developed as model villages where only one type of agricultural practice will be carried out. “There will be a separate village for mushroom cultivation, beekeeping, vegetable cultivation and these villages will be developed as model villages and government will provide support and subsidy for this practice,” he said. The Minister was speaking as Chief Guest during a day-long Convention of Agriculture Extension Assistants organized by Jammu and Kashmir Agriculture Technocrats United Forum (JKATUF) at SKICC. The function was atte...

J&K Police continues organizing sports events
Event organized in Anantnag
Srinagar, February 17, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir police continues to organize sports events under Civic Action Programme in the valley, has organized a sports event in Dooru area of Anantnag. The aim to organize such events is to impart and inculcate the sense of discipline and sportsmanship among the youth of the valley. A large number of youth including students of Dooru and adjacent areas participated enthusiastically in different games of the event. Trophies were distributed among the winner up and runner up teams. On the occasion SP Hqrs Anantnag Shri Tahir Ashraf and SHO Dooru Shri Muddasir Nazar were also present. ...

Youth missing in Srinagar
Srinagar police seeks help to trace him
Srinagar, February 17, (Scoop News)-Srinagar police seeks help of the general public to trace a missing youth who is missing from 11th of February 2018. As reported by one Mohammad Afzal Baba son of Mukhtar Ahmad Baba resident of Waskoora Ganderbal that his son namely Muneer Ahmad Baba about 27 years old, working as dentre (Mistari) at a shop situated at Batamaloo, left from his shop on 11th of February and did not return till date. Accordingly a missing report was lodged and investigation to trace him was started. If any body having any information regarding the missing person, may kindly inform Srinagar police on 9596770851, 9419023708 or Police Control Room on 100. ...

Quran Khawani, Duaieya Majlis held for Police Martyr’s
Srinagar, February 17, (Scoop News)-A Duaieya Majlis and Quran Khawani was organized by Srinagar police after Nimaz-i-Asar in Jamia Masjid Police Lines Srinagar. The Majlis was held for the two police personnel who attained martyrdom in the recent militant attack at SMHS. These special prayers were held to pay homage and to show solidarity with these police personnel and their bereaved families. DySP DAR Shri Feroz Qadri and other officers/officials and civil society members also took part in the Majlis. ...

Govt to promote fisheries as commercial venture: Basharat Bukhari
Minister distributes 25 bicycles among fishermen, cheques worth Rs 1.63 cr under SBM
Baramulla, February 17, (Scoop News)-Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Bukhari today said that present government is committed to promote the pisiculture in the State for which various initiatives are afoot. The Minister said this during a function, wherein, he distributed 25 bicycles among fishermen of the district. The initiative is a part of centrally sponsored scheme of ‘Blue Revolution’ which aims at enhancing the production of fish and other marine resources in the country. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that the valley is endowed with huge resources of fish and need of the hour is to adopt it as an employment avenue, besides inculcating modern and scientific meth...

Police recovers stolen vehicle in Srinagar
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)- Police station Parimpora recovered one Tata mobile vehicle bearing Registration. No. JK01R 6365 from Lasjan area. The said vehicle was stolen from Lawaypora on 23-12-2017 and case FIR NO 300/2017 under section 379 RPC was registered in police station Parimpora and investigation was set into motion. After strenuous efforts of Police Station, the said vehicle was recovered from Lasjan area. Further investigation is going on. ...

Sports event concludes in Anantnag
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)-Sports event organised by Anantnag Police under Civic Action Programme (CAP) concluded today. On the concluding day, final matches were played at Tik Bagh Mattan among various teams in games like volleyball, carom etc. DySP Hqrs Anantnag Shri Mohd Yousuf and SHO Mattan were also present on the occasion. Trophies were distributed among winners and runner up teams. The aim of such event was to impart and inculcate the sense of discipline, sportsmanship and camaraderie among the participants. The endeavour of J&K police to promote sports activities and to nurture the talent of the youth will continue. ...

Police arrests drug peddler in Srinagar
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)-A police party from police station Soura headed by SHO Soura Shri Ayaz Geelani under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal during a routine patrolling apprehended a suspicious person near main gate SKIMS Soura identified as Mohd Yousuf Tiploo son of Mohd Ramzan Tiploo resident of Tiploo Mohalla Aanchar and during his personal search 13 bottles of codeine phosphate Cough-Rex were recovered from his possession which he had intended to sell among the youth at exorbitant rates. Accordingly case FIR no 22/18 under section 8/22 NDPS was registered and investigation was taken up. ...

Mirwaiz visits Malik at SKIMS, says little scope for a military solution to K-issue
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)-APHC leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, condemned those in power for repeatedly barring Muslims from offering obligatory Friday prayers at Jamia Masjid by imposing curfew and restrictions on Friday’s in downtown area. Mirwaiz addressing a congregational gathering before Friday prayers at Jama Masjid Srinagar said that the Muslim collaborators under the influence of their masters need to be reminded, that in Islam mosque is a place of collective worship and not just individual. He said it is a community centre for the Muslims where besides other things the community comes together at prayer times and otherwise, to discuss and deliberate the issues f...

DC Anantnag launches 1492 cr NABARD credit potential
Anantnag, February 16, (Scoop News)-The Potential-linked Credit Plan (PLP) prepared by NABARD for 2018-19 was launched by District Development Commissioner Mohammad Younis Malik in a High Level District Level Consultative Committee meeting held at Anantnag. The meeting was attended by officers of NABARD, RBI, Line Departments and Banks. The total credit potential for 2018-19 under priority sector for the district has been estimated at ₹1492 Cr, with a growth rate of 15 per cent over the previous year according to District Development Manager, NABARD, Rouf Zargar. He said that PLP has been prepared keeping in view the priorities of Govt of India, particularly towards agriculture sector...

Second batch of skill development courses held at Uri
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)-The Chinar 9 Jawan Club at Uri is running certified bakery and tailoring courses by TATA STRIVE, an NGO of TATA. These two courses are four month sponsored courses for students, where professionally qualified trainers from TATA give skill development training to the local youth. On 14 Feb 18, the graduation ceremony was conducted wherein the certificates from TATA were distributed to thirty students of the second batch of bakery and tailoring courses. Mr Bhasker and Mr Srirangrajan from TATA were amongst those who attended the ceremony. Miss Shahena from second batch was formally appointed as the trainer from TATA Strive for subsequent co...

Drug de-addiction seminar held at Baramulla
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)- Drug abuse has been a major cause of concern in the Valley and has been taking its toll on the young generation in recent times. It therefore becomes imperative to educate the youth about the importance of a healthy body and mind. Army has made consistent efforts to help the civil administration to control this menace. Drug De-Addiction Centre, (DDC) Baramulla, has continuously strived to make the region drug free. To spread awareness among the locals of the damage being done to our society because of Drug menace, seminars are organised by Drug De-addiction centre, Baramulla at regular intervals. In continuance with the efforts, a Dru...

DIPR Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Union condoles with cameraman Manzoor
Srinagar, February 16, (Scoop News)-J&K State Information & Public Relations Non-Gazetted Employees Welfare Union today expressed profound grief over the demise of sister of their colleague Manzoor Ahmed Mir. A condolence meeting was held at DIPR today 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 Mir who works as a cameraman in the department. A delegation of the Union visited the bereaved family and prayed for them to bear this irreparable loss. ...

1 dies, 05 injured in road accidents
Srinagar, February 09, (Scoop News)- A child dies while five others were injured in different road accidents in the valley. In Sopore, a Tractor driven by Sageer Ahmad Mir resident of Janwera hit and injured a child namely Azhar Ahmad son of Mohammad Ayoub Shah resident of Janwera at Janwera. He was shifted to hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries. After completion of medico legal formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to next of kins for last rites. In another accident, an unknown Tipper collided with a Tractor bearing registration number JK05E-3235 at Sangrama in the jurisdiction of Police Station Tarzoo, resulting in injuries to two persons namely S...

JKP continues organizing sports events in the valley
Organized sports events at Handwara, Awantipora and Srinagar
JKP continues organizing sports events in the valley; Organized sports events at Handwara, Awantipora and Srinagar Srinagar, Feburary 09, (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Police continues organizing sports events Under Civic Action Programme to promote sports culture among the youth. These sports events were organized in Handwara, Awantipora and Srinagar. The sports event in Handwara was organized at Police Station Vilgam which was inaugurated by SSP Handwara Shri Ghulam Jeelani Wani. SHO Vilgam Shri Bashir Ahmad was present on the occasion. The sports event in Awantipora was organized at District Police Lines Awantipora which was inaugurated by DySP DAR DPL Awantipora Shri Shahzada K...

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