| Kashmir News
|NC seeks judicial probe into Darbug carnage|
|slams PDP for giving free hand to forces|
Srinagar ,March 29, (Scoop News)-Demanding judicial probe into the gruesome killing of innocent civilians in Darbbug area of Chadoora, National Conference General Secretary Mr Ali Mohammed Sagar on Wednesday condemned the killings and described these as a blot on Indian democracy.
“The PDP has let loose unabated reign of terror and repression against innocent Kashmiris and in their pursuit of remaining in good books of their masters in Delhi, the present coalition government is trampling human rights violations day in and day out”, Mr Sagar while addressing workers at the party headquarters here this morning and said and conveyed the condolences of the party leadership to the bere...|
|School for deaf and dumb to be developed on modern lines: Div Com|
|Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, Wednesday said that Deaf and Dumb School in Ram Bagh, Srinagar will be developed with modern facilities to provide better educational and accommodation facilities to the inmates.
The Divisional Commissioner was chairing a meeting to review the present status of the special school. Joint Director Department of Education, CEO Srinagar, Principal Deaf & Dumb School, Deputy Director Planning, and other concerned attended the meeting.
The meeting was informed that the Srinagar special school is the only facility for differently abled children in the valley which provides free of c...|
| CM condoles demise of Iqbal Khanday’s mother|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condoled the demise of mother of former Chief Secretary, Muhammad Iqbal Khanday, who passed away at Jammu today.
In her condolence message, Mehbooba Mufti described the deceased as a pious and virtuous woman and prayed for her eternal solace.
The Chief Minister also conveyed her sympathies to Mr. Khanday and other members of the bereaved family.
|Sikh deputation calls on Chief Minister|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)- A deputation of members of Sikh community from different parts of Kashmir Valley called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.
The deputation brought into the notice of the Chief Minister several day to day problems of the community and sought their resolution.
The Chief Minister told the deputation that the Government is already seized of their problems and assured them that the issues raised would be appropriately addressed.
|Darul Khair delegation visit SMHS and SKIMS to inquire about well being of injured of Chadoora encounter|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)-On the advice of patron of Darul Khair Mirwaiz Manzil and All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, a delegation of Darul Khair comprising of Mufti Ghulam Rasool Samoon and others visited city hospitals SKIMS and SMHS to inquire about well being of those who were injured yesterday at Chadoora Budgam incident.
The delegation on the occasion prayed for their early recovery and provides some financial assistance.
|Mirwaiz appeals youth to 'take care of themselves' as they are 'greatest strength and resource' of JK State|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)-Reacting to chief minister, Mehbooba Mufti's statement regarding the killing of the three young boys, All Party Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq said one fails to make sense of her statement and expression of " grief" over the killing of the young boys when as so-called CM of the disputed territory, she is competely responsible for the action of the forces murdering our youth.
"Who does she think she is deceiving by such utterances except herself, if she is so naive as to believe that any Kashmiri buys her senseless and contradicting sta...|
|Mere statements won’t stop cycle of death in Kashmir: Hakim Yasin|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)- Stating that mere condemnations by mainstream leaders and strikes by separatists won’t stop cycle of death in Kashmir, Peoples Democratic Front (PDF) president and MLA Khansahib Hakim Mohammad Yasin today said calling probes after every killing has become a formality now.
In a press statement issued here, Hakim Yasin said, “Militancy has taken U-turn and now it has emerged in a new shape. But after every killing it has become a routine that separatists call for a strike and mainstream leaders condemn the same. Killings and other related issues have been going on since 1947 and especially from the last 27 years in Kashmir. Every time when someone is kille...|
|ATHWAS volleyball tournament|
|Shaheen Club Dharhama won the final|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)- In the ongoing “ATHWAAS” Volleyball Tournament organized by JKAP 11th Security Battalion in-collaboration with District Youth Services and Sports Budgam at Armed Police Complex Humhama, the final match was played, today.
The final match of the tournament was played between Shaheen Club Dharhama and Friends Club Ompora. The match was won by Shaheen Club Dharhama.
Imtiyaz Ahmad of Dharhama team was declared as the man of the match and Farooq Ahmad as man of the series for their performances.
Commandant JKAP 11th Bn Smt Shahzada Parveen distributed the prizes among the winner and runner up teams.
Among others Dy. Commandant Shri F...|
|Cross-country event “RUN FOR FUN” held at Pattan|
Srinagar, March 29, (Scoop News)- IRP 3rd Battalion Parihaspora organized cross country event with the theme “RUN FOR FUN”. The race was flagged off by Commandant IRP 3rd Bn Shri Mehraj-ud-Din.
111 youth from the adjacent areas including 51 students of various schools of Zone Nihalpora participated in the event. The event was witnessed by respectable citizens of Dever and Yekhmanpora villages.
The race started from Dever crossing and ended at Parihaspora Monastery.
Commandant IRP 3rd Bn Shri Mehraj-ud-din along with Adjutant IRP 3rd Bn Shri Mohammad Younis Bhat distributed the trophies and certificates among the winners and participants.
| CUK lays foundation for 2 more PEB’s for academic activities at Ganderbal |
Ganderbal,March 28,(Scoop News)-Commissioner/Secretary to Jammu and Kashmir Government, Department of Higher Education, Dr. Asgar Samoon and Vice-Chancellor, University of Kashmir, Prof. Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi today laid the foundation stones of two additional blocks of Pre-Engineered Buildings (PEBs), which will house eight academic departments, at varsity’s designated campus here in the presence of Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir.
Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Finance Officer, Mr. Bashir Ahmad Haji, Deans of Schools and senior functionaries of the university were also present on the occasion.
The two blocks each with the plinth area of 1985 sqm and total built up area of 3...|
|Deputy Election Commissioner reviews bye-election preparations|
|Holds video-conference with State level officials|
| Srinagar, March 28, (Scoop News)-The Deputy Election Commissioner of India, Sandeep Saxena today asked the officials to put in their best efforts and work in a synergized manner to ensure free, fair and transparent Parliamentary by-elections in valley.
The Deputy Election Commissioner was addressing the officials through video conference to review the poll preparedness.
The meeting was attended by Chief Election Officer (CEO) J&K Shantmanu, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmed Khan, IGPs, Returning Officers, Observers, Deputy Electoral Officers and other concerned.
The CEO informed the Deputy Election Commissioner about the poll related arrangements that have been put in plac...|
|Mirwaiz expresses sorrow over fire incident at Chinar Bagh|
|deputes a delegation with essential household items for victims|
Srinagar, March 28, (Scoop News)-Patron of Darul Khair Mirwaiz Manzil and All Parties Hurriyat Conference leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed grief and sorrow over the fire incident at Dalgate Chinar Bagh in which 14 residential houses gutted in a devastating fire on Monday.
He expressed his deep sympathies with the fire victims.
Meanwhile, a delegation of Dar-ul-Khair Mirwaiz Manzil on the directions of Mirwaiz visited Chinar Bagh Dalgate Srinagar fire victims and distributed blankets, kitchenware and essential food items among fire victims.
The delegation met the affected families and inquired about their difficulties and the conditions they were living in after hit...|
|5 persons injured in road accidents|
Srinagar, March 28, (Scoop News)-Five persons were injured in different road accidents in the valley.
In Anantnag, a motorcycle bearing registration number JK03A/0928 driven by Aadil Ahmad Bhat resident of Malangpora Pulwama collided with a Tavera bearing registration number JK03C/9405 driven by Zahoor Ahmad Wani resident of Ashmuqam at K.P road in the jurisdiction of Police Station Mattan, resulting in injuries to the motorcyclist. The injured was shifted to hospital for treatment. Anantnag police has registered a case in this regard.
In Handwara, a Maximo vehicle bearing registration number JK09A-2078 driven by Javaid Ahmad Sheikh resident of Chogal skidded off the road at village Kra...|
|Anantnag Parliamentary constituency bye-elections: Everything you need to know|
| Anantnag, March 27, (Scoop News)- Anantnag Parliamentary constituency is spread over four revenue districts—Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian. It is having five police districts, which includes Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama, Shopian and Awantipora and 16 assembly segments with a population of 23.29 lakh and constitutes 18.48 percent of the State population.
District Election Officer (Deputy Commissioner) Anantnag is the Returning Officer for the Parliamentary constituency. To carry out the poll process smoothly 8106 tentative polling staff personal including 16 AROs, 1635 presiding officers, 3865 polling officers, besides 46 micro observers, 193 sector magistrates and 40 zonal ...|
|Election observers interact with representatives of political parties|
Anantnag, March 27, (Scoop News)- The election observers appointed by the Election Commission of India for the 3-Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency today held a detailed meeting with the concerned Returning Officer and representatives of political parties and independent candidates.
The political representatives were asked to strictly adhere to the Model Code of Conduct and their cooperation was sought for smooth and transparent conduct of elections. They were advised to contact the concerned nodal officers in case of any complaints.
|CEO reviews arrangements in Ganderbal|
| Ganderbal, March 27, (Scoop News)- The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Shantmanu, today convened a meeting to review preparedness and security arrangements for the forthcoming by-polls for 2-Srinagar Parliamentary seat in the Ganderbal district.
District Election Officer (DEO) Ganderbal, Tariq Hussain Ganaie, briefed the CEO that for smooth, free and fair conduct of elections 208 polling stations are being set up to enable 1,64,305 voters to cast their ballot in the two assembly segments, 16-Kangan and 17-Ganderbal, of the district. Out of 208 polling stations, 146 are hypersensitive and 62 sensitive. Besides, 30 polling stations have been identified for web casting on the poll day.
|Mian Altaf accuses PDP of plunging Kashmiri into fear, uncertainty|
GanderbaL,March 27, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Monday slammed PDP for creating an environment of fear and uncertainty across the Kashmir Valley, saying that the people are yet to come out of the trauma of 2016 gruesome incidents.
“Even as the PDP was enjoying loaves of power with BJP, the young people were falling to bullets in every street and square”, former minister and MLA Kangan Mian Altaf Ahmed said while addressing roadside election meetings along with senior National Conference leaders.
Mian Altaf said that the insensitive PDP leaders, instead of feeling remorse over making young boys and girls fodder for pellet guns, mocked at their hel...|
|Voting PDP means endorsing 2016 killings, blinding: Rather|
|cChrar-e-sharief,March 27, (Scoop News)- Senior National Conference leader and former minister Mr Abdul Rahim Rather on Monday said that vote to PDP in upcoming by-polls will amount to endorsing 2016 blinding, maiming and killing of innocent boys and girls in the Valley, as also approval to extension of fascist ideology in Jammu and Kashmir
“These elections are going to be watershed moment in the turbulent history of Kashmir, as the people will get an opportunity to either discard or embrace those, who have betrayed Kashmiris from time to time in different guises”, Mr Rather said while speaking at various election meetings in Chrar-e-Sharief Assembly segment.
|NC condemns sacrilegious act in Khampora Sarai Expressed solidarity with Sikhs |
Srinagar, March 27, (Scoop News)- Provincial President National Conference Mr Nasir AslamWani has expressed deep anguish over the dissertation of the Holy Granth Sahib at Khampora Sarai in Budgam, urging the administration to book all those responsible for this act that has hurt the religious sentiments of people.
The Provincial President and MLC Mr Ali Mohammed Dar and Minority Cell leaders Mr Jagdesh Singh Azad and Mr Himmat Singh described the act as unfortunate and attributed it to the failure of the government. They made a passionate appeal to Sikh Sangat to maintain calm and hoped that the government will identify and book the culprits soon.
|Div Com, DDC lays foundation stones of CUK’s admn, min-acad block buildings|
Ganderbal, March 27, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Mr. Baseer Ahmad Khan today laid the foundation stone of the administrative block while as the District Development Commission (DDC), Mr. Tariq Husain Ganaie laid the foundation stone of the mini-academic block of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in the presence of varsity Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir at its designated campus here.
In addition to the administrative and mini-academic block, the foundation stone for the hostel block was also laid by the Vice-Chancellor of the Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agriculture Sciences and Technology (SKUAST-K), Prof. Nazeer Ahmad.
Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zarga...|