Saturday, February 25, 2017
 
 Kashmir News
IISM commemorates the graduation of 04th snow skiing course
Srinagar, February 24, (Scoop News)-The Indian Institute of Skiing and Mountaineering celebrated the graduation of its 04th Snow Skiing Course of the season. The course trained over 100 students in skiing skills. The course saw a mosaic of students from all walks of life such as medicine, aviation, entrepreneurs, engineers and school goers. All enrolled students successfully graduated their respective course. Awards were given in the Junior Basic, Senior basic, intermediate and advance skiing categories. A number of consolation prizes were awarded for the young ones who showed extraordinary...

Missing KU student traced, handed over to university authorities
Srinagar, February 24, (Scoop News)-The student of university of Kashmir who was reportedly missing has been traced and handed over to the university authorities today. As was reported earlier that on 22-02-2017 Chief Procter university of Kashmir reported in police station Nigeen to the effect that a student namely Aqib Mushtaq Malik son of Mushtaq Ahmad, a student of LLB 3rd Semester resident of Pinjoora, Shopian was missing since 21th of February afternoon. Accordingly a missing report vide DD number 12 was lodged in Police Station Nigeen. Subsequently a special investigation team headed by SDPO Hazratbal was constituted to trace out the miss...

Mirwaiz demands immediate release of all political prisoners
exhorts restraint and self control on extravaganza and splurge in marriages
Srinagar, February 24, (Scoop News)-All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Friday alleged hundreds of innocent youth had been detained in frivolous cases and were languishing in jails and police stations all around the valley. Addressing a massive Friday congregation at Srinagar’s historic Jamia Masjid, the APHC leader among these political prisoners, a large number were elderly and ailing persons while many were juveniles and by detaining them in jails far away from their home. Calling for putting an end to this politics of vendetta, Mirwaiz demanded immediate release of all these political prisoners. Referring to the guest control decision of the...

Retained pellets pose serious threat to lives: DAK
Srinagar, February 24, (Scoop News)-With thousands of persons in Kashmir having retained pellets in their bodies, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today revealed that they pose a serious threat to their lives. Raising alarm, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that pellets lodged in body pose a significant and fatal risk to human life. Pellets in body are potentially dangerous¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬ – they are “ticking time bombs waiting to explode”. Embedded pellets have the potential to cause severe lead poisoning that can prove to be fatal. The symptoms may appear within few days after someone gets shot, but patients can turn up decades later. Lead is particularly toxic to ...

APHC prays for security of Pakistan and its people, condemns terrorist attack in Lahore,
urges Kashmir govt to locate a missing student of KU
Srinagar, February , (Scoop News)_Expressing concern over the disappearance of a Kashmir University (KU) student, Aquib Mir, for the past several days, an All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) spokesman Thursday termed the protest demonstration of KU students demanding his whereabouts as justifiable, reasonable and legitimate. The spokesman said Kashmiri students have often been at the receiving end of alleged harassment while the just demands of these students are met with use of force by government forces. He said it is the duty of the government to trace the whereabouts of disappeared student. Condemning and terming the terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan as the worst form...

Maulvi Rasheed bereaved; Farooq, Omar convey condolences
Srinagar, February 23, (Scoop News)- National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr Omar Abdullah have expressed profound grief over the tragic death of the son of former Deputy Speaker and senior party leader Moulvi Abdul Rasheed in a tragic accident and conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family. Dr Farooq Abdullah and Mr Omar Abdullah have prayed for peace to the departed soul and expressed solidarity with the bereaved family. Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana and District National Conference President Mr Sajjad Shaheen have also expressed grief over the tragic death of the son of Maulvi Abdul Rasheed and prayed for peace to the depa...

Dr Farooq, Omar Abdullah greet people on Mahashivratri
Srinagar, February 23, (Scoop News)- National Conference President Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr Omar Abdullah have greeted the people of Jammu and Kashmir on the auspicious occasion of Shivratri, observed by Kashmiri Pandits as Herath, and expressed the hope that the festival will be celebrated in a spirit of harmony. They prayed for peace and tranquility and hoped the state to usher in a new era of goodwill among all sections of the society. In a message Dr. Farooq Abdullah said that the auspicious occasion symbolizes great composite cultural ethos for which Jammu & Kashmir is known all over. He said such occasions strengthen bonds of amity, love and secular temper...

Bhim Singh meets Hurriyat leaders in Srinagar
Srinagar, February 23, (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Supremo of National Panthers Party during his stay in Kashmir Valley met several social and political activists from cross section of the society. He also called on Hurriyat Conference (G) Syed Ali Shah Geelani who has been ailing inside his house which has been kept in siege by the armed police for several days. The local police guarding his house had to seek permission of Inspector-General of Police, Kashmir Range before I along with my colleague could be allowed to enter Geelani’s house. The house is under siege for several months may be, for several years. Signs of democracy and situation of the people in Kashmir Valley in the RSS c...

ULB to setup ‘polythene check Post’ at Qazigund
Anantnag, February 23, (Scoop News)- To stop importation of banned Polythene, Urban Local Bodies Kashmir is going to setup a ‘polythene check Post’ on Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Lower Munda Qazigund. The order in this regard was issued by newly appointed Director Urban Local Bodies Kashmir Reyaz Ahmad Wani on Tuesday. “The Jammu and Kashmir Government has already banned the polythene carry bags within the territorial limits of state, however the matter was re-examined and it was felt necessary to setup a polythene check Post at Lower Munda Qazigund near Toll Post to ensure no vehicles carrying polythene enter into the Kashmir division,” reads the order. Director Urban...

Muneer-ul-Islam reviews pace of work on highway upgradation project
DDC Pulwama distributes motorized tricycles among differently-abled
Pulwama,February 23, (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Pulwama, Muneer-ul-Islam, today chaired a meeting to review pace of work on National Highway 444 project which passes through the district connecting it with Srinagar and Qazigund. During the meeting, the DDC emphasized on the importance of the National Highway 444 project and said that the proposed highway will improve road infrastructure in the State and augment the existing road network to cater to ever increasing vehicular movement. He directed the officials of executing agencies that minimum residential houses should be brought under its alignment and religious structures and graveyards should b...

Div Com reviews Mahashivratri arrangements
Srinagar, February 22, (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review arrangements for upcoming festival of Mahashivratri. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, while Deputy Commissioners of all the valley districts briefed the Div Com about the festival arrangements through video conferencing. Threadbare discussions were held on various issues which included security, traffic, un-interrupted power and water supply, medicare, sanitation for smooth celebrations of the festival It was given out that mobile vans loaded with fish for sale have been kept at their designated places and vegetables es...

Altaf Bukhari for effective implementation of PMSSS
Asks students to avail full benefits of scholarship scheme
Srinagar, February 22, (Scoop News)-Minister for Education, Syed Altaf Bukhari today urged students to avail benefits of Prime Minister’s Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for J&K and called for its effective implementation for the larger good of the students of the State. He said this at a day-long awareness-cum-workshop organized by the Higher Education Department at SKICC here in which he was the chief guest, while as Minister of State (MoS) for Education Priya Sethi attended the function as guest of honour. On the occasion, Bukhari while highlighting the importance of the PMSSS said the scheme is aimed to provide better avenues of obtaining higher education to st...

Skiers missing in Gulmarg rescued by Baramulla police
Srinagar, February 22, (Scoop News)- Baramulla police along with the officials of tourist department have rescued the missing skiers at Gulmarg. Police Station Gulmarg received information regarding missing of some skiers from Affarwat Kongdori Drang area. Reacting to this information Baramulla Police along with Tourism Department constituted a team and launched a rescue operation in the snow bound mountains. After hectic efforts of the joint team the four skiers were traced at about 0100 hours in “Kharnala” area in critical condition. They were shifted to the hospital where their condition is said to be stable. ...

Drug peddler held in Anantnag
Srinagar, February 22, (Scoop News)- Police has arrested a drug peddler and recovered prescription drugs from his possession in Bijbehra area of Anantnag District. Acting on a specific information, a police party of Police Station Bijbehra apprehended a drug peddler identified as Gulzar Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Qadir Dar a resident of Tulkhan Bijbehara. On his checking police recovered prescription drugs. A case FIR number 13/2017 under section 21/22 NDPS Act has been registered against him and further investigation is going on. ...

Police public meet held in Baramulla
Srinagar ,February 22, (Scoop News)- In its efforts to strengthen the public police cooperation and the involvement of the common public in the overall development of the society, Jammu and Kashmir police today organized a public meeting at Dak Bungalow Baramulla. The meeting was attended by a huge gathering of people including representatives of organizations viz Auqaf Islamiya Baramulla, Greater Baramulla, Beopar Mandal and other Mohalla committee members, transport and trade union presidents besides some senior citizens of various other civil societies. During the meeting various issues relating drug addiction, traffic management and other issues of vital importance were discussed w...

NC pays tributes to Sheikh Nazir Ahmed
Dr. Farooq, Omar Abdullah highlight his unparalleled contribution
Srinagar,February 22, (Scoop News)- National Conference has paid glowing tributes to Veteran NC Leader and Former General Secretary Advocate Sheikh Nazir Ahmed on his Second Death Anniversary. Party President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah have highlighted Sheikh Nazir Ahmed’s unparalleled contribution to the party and termed him as a statesman who stood in defence of his principles till his last breath. Congregational Fateha Khwani will be held on Friday at Sheikh Nazir Ahmed’s ancestral graveyard at Soura at 9 am followed by a party function at NC Headquarters at Nawa-e-Subha Complex at 10 am. Commemorative functions are also being organized across the len...

Governance hit because of PDP’s musical-chairs over portfolios:NC
‘CM can’t play these games at the cost of the common man’
Srinagar,February 22, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Wednesday said basic governance had taken a hit in the State because of what it termed as a game of “musical chairs” that was being played over the choice of portfolios even as the PDP-BJP Alliance has been in power since two years. NC State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu said the Chief Minister was responsible for this chaos and the responsibility ended with her. “The CM can’t play these inner-party games at the cost of the common-man who is being deprived of governance even though there is an elected Government in office”, the NC Spokesperson said in a statement issued from Party Headquarters in Srinagar. The NC Spokesperson...

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