Wednesday, April 25, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
Unabated student protests continue in Kashmir
no effect of three months ban on private coaching centres, govt. comes under bitter criticism on prohibition.
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)_Student protests continued unabated across Kashmir despite a stern warning issued by the government that if protests prolonged, the authorities would be constrained to close down all educational in the valley. Earlier, the authorities had ordered a complete ban on the business of private coaching centres in Kashmir for about three months, but the directive had least effect on the students who continued with their protests in various parts of the valley. Minister of education, Syed Altaf Bukhari, declared on past Sunday that the private coaching centres had been ordered to shut down operations for next three months and termed the centres a diversion fo...

Mirwaiz visits bereaved family of late Advocate Shah
expresses sympathies and solidarity with them.
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)-Awami Action Committee (AAC) patron and APHC leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Tuesday along with party activists visited the residence of AAC’s executive member and prominent lawyer Advocate Peerzada Shamsdin Shah at Warpora, Alesteng who expired on Monday after a prolonged illness. He expressed sympathy and solidarity with the bereaved family, especially with Abdul Basit, the son of deceased and other family members. Mirwaiz while recalling the contribution of Shah, said that he was an honest and committed member of AAC and his death has created a space in the party cadre which will be difficult to fill. He prayed for eternal peace of the depa...

Justice (Retd) B A Kirmani delivers extension lecture at CUK
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)-School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Monday organised an extension lecture on “Juristic Thoughts of Allama Iqbal,” which was delivered by former High Court Judge and Jammu and Kashmir State Accountability Commission member, Justice (Retd) B A Kirmani. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Dean School of Legal Studies, Prof. Sheikh Showkat Hussain, Prof. Altaf Ahmad Ahanger, faculty members and students were also present on the occasion. In his welcome address, Prof Sheikh Showkat said that Iqbal is of immense importance to whole humanity. He said that people belonging to different religious ideologies subscribe to the thoughts...

Police held counselling session for students who indulged in violence
Parents requested to advice their children to shun the path of violence
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)- A group of students of Boys Degree College Khanabal Anantnag instead of joining their classes disturbed the peace and forced other students out of the classrooms. Thereafter they began pelting stones and bricks towards the Dak Banglow, District Police Office and main road from the college campus. They smashed a lot of civilian vehicles plying on main road, windowpanes of Dak Banglow and District Police Office buildings. When the Police responded to the situation, the students attacked police party with bricks and stones and also pelted towards official residential buildings of senior administration officers injuring many policemen. After hectic efforts s...

5 years on, SKIMS liver transplant unit fails to take off: DAK
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)- “More than five years have passed since the liver transplant unit was sanctioned at SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), but it has failed to take off,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a communique. “While the facility was approved to save lives, nothing has been done to make this life-saving unit functional,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. He said the liver transplant unit was envisaged in 2013, but since then no initiative has been taken by authorities at SKIMS to start the unit. “A yearly grant of Rupees one crore was sanctioned for placement of trained staff, but till date no infrastructure has been put in plac...

Stolen vehicle found in Budgam
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)- On 19-04-2018, a Police Party of Police Station Khag while conducting patrolling in general area of Khag found one unclaimed Maruti 800 vehicle without registration number in suspicious conditions and accordingly the said vehicle was seized under 550 CrPC. Upon checking the said vehicle its engine number was found as F8BIN-3566866 and Chasis NO. as A3ECA125022549896_C6. In order to locate the owner of the vehicle, a signal was flashed to all SHOs & DOs of the Kashmir Valley. On 23-04-2018, a Police Party from Police Station Batamaloo along with the owner of the vehicle identified as Riyaz Ahmad Wani son of Mohammed Yousuf Wani resident of Khomeini ...

Police held counselling session with youth and village elders in Budgam
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)- Police Budgam held a counselling session with the misguided young boys who were indulging in stone pelting and the elders of Nasrullahpora area. The counselling session was organised by District Police Budgam under the supervision of SSP Budgam Shri Tejinder Singh accompanied by DySP Hqrs Shri Feroz Yehya and SHO Police Station Budgam Shri Rafi Ahmad. The participants were briefed about the role of police in society and how they are committed for the safety and security of common people. After having identified the said young boys on the basis of technical and human sources they were summoned for counseling. Some boys who are students are too yo...

Education should be exempted from politicking: Tarigami
Authorities should negotiate with tuition center owners to address any gaps, misconceptions or misgivings
Srinagar, April 24, (Scoop News)- CPI (M) leader and MLA Kulgam Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Tuesday said that education should be exempted from politicking as it can never serve any purpose to either side of the political divide except for aggravating the situation by making the future of youth bleak. Education sector has already suffered immensely and it is imperative on all parties, groups and individuals to ensure that students don’t suffer further for no fault of theirs. Whatever atmosphere is existing, education should not suffer for the sake of future of our children. Academicians, teachers, administrators and all other related people should take measures for reconciliation and dev...

Detained students released, Parents requested to advice their children to shun path of violence
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- Today morning a group of students of Boys Higher Secondary School Baramulla instead of joining their classes disturbed the studies of other students and forced them out of the classrooms. Thereafter this group of students began pelting stones and bricks towards the main road from the school campus. They smashed a lot of civilian vehicles and injured some civilians as well. Thereafter police responded to the situation and this group of students attacked police party with bricks and stones injuring many policemen. After hectic efforts situation was brought under control and the whole group of students indulging in violence were detained. All of them but 0...

Javaid Mir chairs Ganderbal DDB meet
Rs 99.29 cr annual plan approved
Ganderbal, April 23, (Scoop News)-Minister for Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Floriculture, Javaid Mustafa Mir today chaired District Development Board (DDB) meeting of Ganderbal district during which a CAPEX budget of Rs 99.29 crore for the year 2018-19 was approved unanimously. Legislators Mian Altaf, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Ishfaq Jabbar, Yasir Reshi, DC Ganderbal Dr Piyush Singla, heads of various Departments, District and sectoral officers and other concerned attended the meeting. While reviewing the physical and financial achievements made under differen...

CUK’s DSW holds orientation for competitive exam aspirants
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)-The Department of Students Welfare (DSW) Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with PACE Academy organised an orientation for the aspirants of various competitive examinations at Nowgam-I campus of the University. The inaugural session was chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din, while as noted columnist Mr. Zahid G. Muhammad was the special guest on the occasion. Welcoming the guests, the Dean Students Welfare, Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Nika expressed optimism about the success of the programme in view of the capabilities of the participants and the expertise of the resource person Prof. Tariq Ahmad Khan, from Jamia Millia Islamia. He also...

CUK celebrates world book and copyright day
Inculcate reading habits: CUK VC to youth, students
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- Central University of Kashmir Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir today asked the students community and the youth to inculcate the habit of reading books. “We are living in a technology driven age wherein every bit of information is available on the click of a button. Despite that, the books still hold utmost importance and the youngsters should develop habit of reading diverse range of books in order to gain more knowledge and further improve their language skills,” Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said while addressing the participants during a function organised by the Central Library of the varsity to commemorate the “World Book and Copyright Day”, at N...

J&K Bank Chairman inaugurates 2 Business Units, 4 ATMs in Pulwama
Our operations investment in prosperity of J&K - Parvez Ahmed
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)-J&K Bank Chairman and CEO Parvez Ahmed e-inaugurated two Business Units and three offsite ATMs today amid a huge round of applause at Pulwama in presence of Deputy Commissioner Ghulam Mohammad Dar, Bank’s Executive President Vagesh Chander and a large gathering of valuable customers, senior citizens, representatives of various trade bodies and local residents. The bank’s Presidents Abdul Rashid Sheigan, P K Tickoo, Zonal Head Kashmir South I Tasaduq Hussain, Vice-Presidents besides other bank officials also attended the inaugural ceremony in the lush green lawn of Zonal office Kashmir south-I. The number of business units increased to 67 with a total of 8...

Mirwaiz reprimands alleged associate of PDP, condemns impersonation
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)--APHC spokesman has strongly condemned the deceitful manner in which a certain person Nazir Yatoo who later turned out to be associated with PDP, came to meet Mirwaiz Umar Farooq at his residence. The said person had called Mirwaiz a few day back seeking to meet him in connection with his brothers enforced disappearance and in connection with reopening of the Asiya Neelifar case. When the said came to meet APHC leader this morning, Mirwaiz was surprised to learn that he was a PDP member and had brought some members of media along with him. Mirwaiz reprimanded him for lying to him and politely asked him to leave...

Road safety awareness week begins in Kargil
Kargil, April 23, (Scoop News)-Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor Kargil Kacho Ahmad Ali Khan launched the 29th Road Safety Week celebrations by flagging-off an awareness rally at Tourist Facilitation Center (TFC) here today. The Safety Week would be featuring an array of programmes focusing on awareness of road safety, traffic rules and prevention of accidents. The CEC accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner Kargil Haji Gulzar Hussain, Superintendent of Police TseringGylapo, Additional Superintendent of Police Arun Gupta, Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil ImteeazKacho, Assistant R...

Road safety awareness week begins in Kashmir
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- A host of awareness functions including rallies, seminars, debates and quiz competitions were held across the Kashmir Division today to mark the 29th Road Safety Week aimed to highlight the need for safe driving practices. The theme for the road safety week this year is 'Sadak Suraksha - Jeevan Raksha'. At Srinagar: The Regional Transport Office Kashmir today organized an awareness rally which was flagged-off by RTO, Kashmir Khurshid Ahmad Shah. Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Riyaz Ahmad Wani and SSP Traffic Tahir Gilani were also ...

Div Com reviews traffic management plan for Kashmir
Removal of encroachments, new route plans, action against traffic violators in offing
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today reviewed the traffic management plan for various districts in Kashmir division wherein he emphasized on the removal of encroachments, enforcement of new route plans and sustained action against traffic rules violators. The Div Com chaired the meeting that was attended by DDC Srinagar, IGP Traffic Kashmir, Commissioner SMC, Traffic Advisor and officials representing other departments. The DDCs from other districts attended the meeting via video conferencing. The Div Com said that government has put...

Communal elements trying to commercialize,politicize the Kathua incident: Congress
Srinagar,April 23, (Scoop News)- Congress party will not allow any individual, group or party to politicize and communalise the recent gruesome rape and brutal murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua. Communal elements in any party who are trying to communalize or politicize the Kathua incident must be dealt sternly. Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) senior leaders and legislators including MLA Sopore and party Vice President, Haji Rasheed Dar, MLA Bandipora, Usman Majeed, MLA Devsar Mohammad Amin Bhat and Vice President and MLC G N Monga issued joint statement to the press. The statement was issued after the four leaders held a meeting under the chairmanshi...

Missing students traced, handed over to family
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- Srinagar Police today traced two students (name withheld) who had gone missing from their homes since Sunday afternoon. The missing boys were traced with joint efforts of police and family members. They are safe and healthy and have been handed over to their families. ...

PCPG meeting held at Police Station Ram Munshi Bagh
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)- A (Police Community Partnership Group) PCPG meeting was held at Police Station R. M. Bagh. With an aim to strengthen relations with public & also to establish mass contacts, Police Station R. M. Bagh convened a public interaction meeting in which a number of respectable citizens of Sonwar area and Masjid Committee members of the area participated. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station R. M. Bagh Inspector Shri Mohammad Isaac. The participants highlighted various issues like drug menace, gambling and some issues related to civil administration. Referring to the issues highlighted by the participants SHO R. M. Bagh assured them that issue...

Police recovers kidnapped girl, kidnapper arrested
Srinagar, April 23, (Scoop News)-Police Station Zainapora received a report from a person stating that his minor daughter (name withheld) was kidnapped. On receipt this information, Police Station Zainapora acted swiftly and a team led by SHO Zainapora under the supervision of SDPO Zainapora started investigation. After strenuous efforts, the said girl was recovered from Sogam area of Kupwara from the possession of kidnapper. The girl was handed over to her parents. Accused person was arrested and taken into police custody for further investigation. In this regard, a case FIR No. 17/2018 under section 363 RPC stands registered in Police Station Zainapora. ...

Supreme Court Bar Association of PoK accords honorary membership to Deepika
Refuses to accept,declines accolades and honorary membership
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-Barely 48 hours after a youth hailing from downtown area announced rupees 50,000 in favour of counsel for the victim of Kathua incident, Deepika Singh (Thusu) for meeting the legal expenses, the Supreme Court Bar Association of Pakistan Occupied Kashmir has accorded an honorary membership to her. The letter written on a bar letterhead had been signed by secretary general Azad Jammu and Kashmir Supreme Court Bar Association Mirpur, Mian Sultan Mahmood, also an advocate Supreme Court of Azad Jammu and Kashmir and circulated on social media reads, Ms Deepika Thussu Rajawat, Advocate Jammu High Court (IOJ&K) has been awarded Honorary Membership of…. “T...

CPI (M) expresses concern over damage to residential houses, orchards due to windstorm
Urges Govt. to assess damages for compensation to affectees
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-CPI (M) State Secretary Gh. Nabi Malik on Sunday expressed deep concern over the huge damage caused to the residential houses and orchards in Kashmir valley due to Windstorm and untimely rainfall. In a statement issued here, Malik said that the losses suffered by the orchardists in Kashmir are massive and that the south Kashmir region especially Kokernag, Shangus, Verinag, Qazigund, Tral remained worst affected areas wherein the damage caused to the residential houses are hundreds in number. He said that the fruit growers have been bearing the brunt of untimely rainfalls and windstorm in valley since past several years and that the recent heavy win...

Hideout busted in Rajwar Handwara, arms & ammunition recovered
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-Based on a specific input Handwara Police along with 22 RR, 92 Bn CRPF launched CASO in general area of Watsar forest area. During searches an old hideout of militants was busted and huge quantity of arms & ammunition was recovered. It is pertinent to mention here that the area has been highly infested with militancy since long. In this regard, a was case registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation taken up. The following arms & ammunition were recovered: 1. PIKA- 01, BAZOOKA-01,RADIOSET YAESU-01,MOR ROUNDS-06,PIKA AMN- 940, SILENCER -03,AK MAG -O6, EID INITIATING MECHANISM-04,IED EXPLOSIVE-O8 KG,UBGL ROUNDS ---22,HAND GRND: 01,RPG RO...

PCPG meeting held at Police Station Rajbagh
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-A PCPG (Police Community Partnership Group) meeting was held at Police Station Rajbagh. With an aim to strengthen relations with public & also to establish mass contacts, Police Station Rajbagh convened a public interaction meeting in which good number of respectable citizens including presidents of various Mohalla committees, traders association members & other reputed locals of the area participated. The meeting was chaired by SHO Police Station Ms P. D. Niditya-IPS(Prob). The participants highlighted various issues prevailing in the society like drug menace, gambling etc & some issues related to civil administration. The participants were als...

Police arrests four gamblers in Budgam
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)Budgam police arrested four gamblers in Magam area of Budgam district. Acting on a specific information, Budgam Police raided a gambling site at Buddibagh, Magam and apprehended four gamblers identified as Abdul Majeed, Ishaq Rather, Ishfaq Rasool and Vilayet Wani, all residents of Buddibagh, Magam. A stake money of Rs.2050/- and playing cards were also recovered from the gambling site. Accordingly, a case FIR 51/2018 under section 13 Gambling Act was registered in Police Station Magam. The accused were challaned in Magam court, convicted and sentenced for 14 days imprisonment by Judicial Magistrate Magam. The residents of the area hailed the swif...

Drug peddler arrested in Bandipora, 01 kilogram of Charas recovered
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-Continuing its drive against the menace of drugs, SDPO Sumbal Shri Sheikh Tahir Amin, SHO Police station Hajin Shri Muneeb Ul Islam laid a surprise naka at Khuserpora Hajin on the directions of SSP Bandipora Shri Sheikh Zulfkar Azad and during naka recovered one kilogram of charas powder from the possession of Feroz Ahmad Dar son of Mohammad Sidiq Dar resident of Shahgund and arrested him on spot. In this connection, a case FIR No. 22/2018 under section 8/20 NDPS ACT was registered in Police Station Hajin and further investigation is underway. ...

JKSJA organizes oath ceremony for newly enrolled Advocates
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA) today organized Oath ceremony for newly enrolled Advocates of Kashmir province at J&K State Judicial Academy complex, Mominabad Srinagar. Director J&K State Judicial Academy introduced the event. The Oath was administered by Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar, Acting Chief Justice, (Chief-Patron, J&K State Judicial Academy). Chief Justice Acting addressed more than 200 newly enrolled Advocates on the occasion and impressed upon them to work hard to assert their position in the legal profession. Justice Ramalingam sa...

APHC condemns detention of separatist leaders including Asiya Andrabi and slapping of PSA.
Srinagar, April 22, (Scoop News)_All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) condemned the arrest and detention of several resistance leaders slapping them with the Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifting them to outside jails terming it as political vendetta and the sheer frustration on part of the ruling regime. In a statement issued here, the APHC said that arresting Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi and lodging her in a police station and slapping PSAs on separatist leaders Sirajudin Mir and Abdur Rashid Mughloo and shifting them to Kotbalwal is a highly undemocratic act and deserves all forms of condemnation. The Hurriyat said that slapping PSAs on pro-freedom leaders and activ...

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