Tuesday, May 23, 2017
 
 Kashmir News
In view of holy Ramzan, Anjuman i Auqaf Jamia Masjid seeks release of Mirwaiz
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)-Anjuman-i-Auqaf Jamia Masjid, strongly denounced the continuous house detention of its president Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. The spokesman of the Anjuman said that by caging Mirwaiz, authorities have barred him from carrying out his social and religious responsibilities and it is the worst kind of political vengeance on part of the authorities He said that Anjuman had to call off the meeting which was to be presided by the Mirwaiz, to take stock of the preparations and arrangements for the worshipers at the historic Jama Masjid for the holy month of Ramzan commencing this weekend. Spokesman also condemned the authorities decision of not allowi...

Speaker for making house panels result-oriented
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- The Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly Mr Kavinder Gupta today asked the Chairmen of the Financial and other Committees of the House to ensure effective, meaningful and result-oriented functioning of these panels. The Speaker was chairing a meeting with all Chairmen of Financial and other Committee of the House here to discuss and review the working of these Committees. Deputy Speaker, Legislative Assembly, Nazir Ahmed Gurezi, Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Mohammad Akbar Lone, Chairman Public Undertakings Committee, Satpaul Sharma, Chairman Environment Committee, Mr M Y Tarigami, Chairman Petitions Committee, Choudhary Sukhnandan Kumar...

Rs 32 cr payment made to newspapers by DIPR during 2016-17
Details of payment made to individual publications to be uploaded on Departmental website; Past liabilities amounting to Rs 10 cr cleared
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)-The Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) has released a payment of Rs 32.05 crore during the fiscal 2016-17 to the newspapers and periodicals on account of the past liabilities and the advertisements issued under the budget head during the last financial year. The Department has decided to upload on its official website the details of payment made to individual newspapers and periodicals as has been demanded by Editors Guild Kashmir and other forums. In addition, advertisements of the PSUs and autonomous bodies valuing around Rs 5 crore have been issued to the newspapers and the periodicals under the non-budgeting head by DIPR during the past...

Chief Justice inaugurates 5-day training programme on Labour Laws
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- The J&K State Judicial Academy in its endeavour to further strengthen the Judicial Institutions and to enlighten all stakeholders about the justice delivery system has organized a 5-day training programme from ( May 22 to 26), which was inaugurated by Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed. Officers of the Labour Department, including Labour Commissioners of various districts, who participated in the training programme were updated with the knowledge Labour Laws and firsthand knowledge about court proceedings, quasi-judicial proceedings and conducting judicial and quasi-judicial functions. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, ...

Chief Justice inaugurates 5-day training programme on Labour Laws
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- The J&K State Judicial Academy in its endeavour to further strengthen the Judicial Institutions and to enlighten all stakeholders about the justice delivery system has organized a 5-day training programme from ( May 22 to 26), which was inaugurated by Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Badar Durrez Ahmed. Officers of the Labour Department, including Labour Commissioners of various districts, who participated in the training programme were updated with the knowledge Labour Laws and firsthand knowledge about court proceedings, quasi-judicial proceedings and conducting judicial and quasi-judicial functions. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, ...

DAK urges doctors to screen children for high blood pressure
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- With rising rates of childhood hypertension, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today urged doctors to screen children for high blood pressure. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that high blood pressure is on the rise in children, largely because of increased obesity in the young. One recent study of middle and high school children found that 15% had high blood pressure. In children who are obese, more than 30 percent have pre-hypertension or hypertension. Too often, high blood pressure in children goes undetected. This is because neither parents nor their children’s doctors are aware of this health problem and its potentially serious...

10 persons injured in road accidents
Srinagar, May 22, (Scoop News)- Ten persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. In Ganderbal, an Eco sports car bearing registration number RJ09CB-5053 driven by Parvaiz Khan resident of Nimbhada Rajasthan hit and injured a lady Mehtaba resident of Gund near bridge in the jurisdiction of Police Station Gund. The injured was shifted to PHC Gund for treatment where from she was shifted to SKIMS Soura, Srinagar for further treatment. Ganderbal police has registered a case in this regard. In Baramulla, an Alto car bearing registration number JK01J-6293 driven by Shabir Ahmad Pir resident of Kupwara hit and injured two pedestrians namely Ali Mohammad Bhat and Bashir A...

ST Council Meet: Finance Ministers, Delegates visit Gulmarg
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- Various delegations comprising of Finance Ministers of multiple states, senior union officials and representatives from national media yesterday visited Gulmarg on the sidelines of 14th GST council meet. The delegations appreciated the arrangements made by the state government for the GST council meet and expressed thanks for the opportunity accorded to them to visit the state and experience it's magnificent Vistas. The Delegates expressing the sentiment of awe on experiencing this grandeur of the state said that successful culmination of GST Council Meet hosted at Srinagar will help dispel and clear out any negative sentiment and inhibitions people migh...

Chief Minister grieved over passing away of Shanti Devi
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed grief and sorrow over the demise of senior PDP leader and former legislator, Shanti Devi who passed away at Jammu today. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister recalled the contribution of Shanti Devi in building the party cadre in the State and giving a voice to women in the developmental process. The Chief Minister said during her tenure as Member of Legislative Assembly, Shanti Devi raised and fought for issues of critical importance in public life besides the general issues of women and children. Mehbooba Mufti has conveyed her heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family of Shanti Devi and prayed for ...

Sagar pays tribute to late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq
Presides over a commemorative meeting at party headquarters
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- Secretary Ali Muhammad Sagar Sunday paid tributes to Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq on his 27th death anniversary. A commemorative meeting presided by Ali Mohammad Sagar was organized at party headquarters Nawa e Subah today. “National Conference has been organizing this commemorative meeting every year and the party has always respected Shaheed Mirwaiz Molvi Mohammad Farooq as a visionary personality and religious luminary and scholar,” informs Sagar. Speaking on the occasion, Sagar said, “Shaheed Mirwaiz Farooq’s assassination during the tenure of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed as the Home Minister of India and Jagmohan as States Governor was a pai...

PDP BJP govt breeding anarchy, repressing people: Nasir
Castigates Haq Khan for abusing govt machinery
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Sunday called PDP BJP regime a harbinger of repression and fear and accused them of abusing government sponsored development and poverty alleviation schemes throughout the state. In a statement issued from party headquarters, Provincial President JKNC Mr Nasir Aslam Wani accused Minister for Rural Development Abdul Haq Khan of gross violations in dispensing government contracts, MGNREGA work and other such schemes in the valley particularly in Kupwara district. He said that a clear evidence of the misuse of these schemes are numerous instances in which select close aides of PDP minister have benefited and those who deserved have...

5 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, May 21, (Scoop News)-Five persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. In Budgam, a Scooty bearing registration number JK04D-2209 collided with a motorcycle bearing registration number JK04D-5775 at Wadipora, Budgam resulting in serious injuries to the motorcyclist. The injured was shifted to Hospital for treatment. Budgam police has registered a case in this regard. In Handwara, an unknown vehicle hit and injured a girl identified as Tahira Bano daughter of Abdul Khaliq Lone a resident of Waisa Kawnar near Government Degree College Handwara. The injured girl was shifted to District Hospital Handwara for treatment. Handwara police has registered a case ...

Div Com reviews disaster management preparedness for Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting to review disaster management preparedness for Shri Amarnath Yatra with Deputy Commissioners of Anantnag and Ganderbal, who are the Yatra Officers for the management of the Shri Amarnath Yatra. The meeting was also attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, SSP Ganderbal, Director Disaster Management, Commandant SDRF and Incharge NDRF, besides Deputy Director (Planning) with Div Com, Assistant Commissioner Central and Dy. SP (HQ) Srinagar. It was informed that 122 SDRF personnel and 172 NDRF personnel will be deployed for Yatra duty, in addition to over 100 volunte...

2 Chronic stone pelters arrested in Budgam
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- Police today arrested two chronic stone pelters involved in disrupting the situation in Central Kashmir’s Budgam District. On the basis of available evidences Budgam police arrested a chronic stone pelter identified as Tahir Nasrullah resident of Parimpora, Srinagar. He had recently taken admission in the Government Degree College Magam. Taking advantage of being new in the area, he started indulging in creating trouble. He was identified on the basis of physical features like kind of clothes he wears, his height , color of school bag he carries etc. while investigating videography of various unlawful incidents. The police team apprehended him outside ...

Mehbooba pays tributes to Mirwaiz Moulvi Farooq, Abdul Gani Lone
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has paid rich tributes to late Mirwaiz Moulvi Muhammad Farooq and late Abdul Gani Lone whose death anniversaries are being observed on May 21. The Chief Minister said the contribution made by the two leaders in the socio political awakening of people would long be remembered in Jammu & Kashmir. Mehbooba Mufti said the best tribute to these two leaders would be that the people of the State commit themselves to peaceful means for resolution of issues. ...

AAC condemns local authorities for imposing restrictions on movement of people in downtown area
party activists had proposed to hold a protest rally
Srinagar, May 20, (Scoop News)-All Parties Hurriyat Conference and Awami Action Committee (AAC) Saturday condemned the decision of state authorities for imposing curbs and restrictions on movement of people in several parts of Srinagar city and turning the entire downtown into a fortress to foil the proposed workers rally at Mirwaiz Manzil in connection with the Hafta-e-Shahadat (Martyrs Week), to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of late Mirwaiz Muhammad Farooq and martyrs of Hawal Massacre. AAC spokesman termed the sealing of entire Shahr-e-Khas and imposition of undeclared cur...

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