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Kashmiri boy wins ‘Muscle Model title’ at Fit Factor India
Anantnag, January 17, (Scoop News)-A Kashmiri Youth made a name for himself as well as the state when he won Muscle Model title at Fit Factor India in Mumbai. Subeel Nisar famously known as Subeel Tahir became first Kashmiri to win Muscle Model title at Fit Factor India organized by bodypower in Mumbai. Subeel Tahir thanked his coach Rajan Loid and his family for supporting and reposing faith in him. “My family is supporting me especially my mother as very dedicated towards my goals in life,” he told media Subeel, who is from Khiram-Bijbehara area of south Kashmir, said that he want...

House passes grants of Revenue, Hajj, Auqaf, Parliamentary Affairs Deptts
Veeri outlines roadmap for strengthening revenue management in JK
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)- Terming Revenue Department as the backbone for successful administration, Minister for Revenue, Hajj & Auqaf and Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that timely and relevant interventions are important to keeping up with the times and ensuring healthy public service delivery. The department is consistently evaluating various land reform schemes, changing developmental strategies and taking necessary steps to strengthen the department. “The process of preparation of Records-of-Rights with the introduction of latest technology and replacing a...

Kathua, Bari Brahmana unit holders meet CM
Dudu Basantgarh, Gaddi, Sippi deputations also meet Mehbooba, seek redressal of their grievances
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)-A deputation of representatives of Bari Brahmana and Kathua Industries Associations called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The deputation thanked the Chief Minister of taking many industry friendly steps which, they said, would result in growth, employability and more intense economic activity in the State. The deputation invited the Chief Minister to visit their industrial areas to encourage the unit holders. They put many of their demands with the Chief Minister and sought their redressal. Meanwhile, a deputation of people from far flu...

Dr Drabu thanks CM, Ministers, Legislators, Stakeholders, Media
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)-Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu today thanked the Chief Minister, Ms Mehbooba Mufti for her unwavering support to initiate various radical fiscal reforms in the State which, he said, have now started bearing the fruit. “I am grateful to the Chief Minister for having reposed faith in me to set-off radical fiscal reforms and fortunately these measures have now started paying dividends with significant improvement in the State’s fiscal health and public expenditure management system,” Dr Drabu said while replying to the discussion on the Budget in the Upper House this morning. He said the interventions made in the State’s financial system during the ...

Crime branch Kashmir organizes workshop on investigating revenue cases
Srinagar, January 17, (Scoop News)- Crime Branch Kashmir organized a workshop for its investigating officers regarding revenue related cases in Srinagar today. The workshop was attended by all investigation officers of crime branch Kashmir. They highlighted various problems and issues which they face while investigating different revenue cases. The revenue experts nominated by DC, Srinagar Shri Abid Rashid Shah participated and shared their experience with participating officers of Crime Branch. The experts who include Tehsildars, Shri Ishfaq, Ab. Rehman and Mrs. Nusrat and Naib-Tehsildars, Shri Mohd Ashraf, Mehraj u Din and Parveez Ahmad of Srinagar district spoke on the occasi...

LA Proceedings:32 SDHs functional across JK: Bali Bhagat
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)- Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat today informed the Legislative Assembly that presently there are 32 Sub-District Hospitals functional in different parts of the State including, at Tral which is catering to the healthcare needs of the local public. While replying to a Question by Mushtaq Ahmad Shah in Legislative Assembly, the Minister informed that four ISM dispensaries are sanctioned for Tral Constituency, of which three are functional and the Dispensary at Maghama would be made functional soon. The Minister further clar...

LC Proceedings: Various measures underway to promote horticulture in Poonch: Basharat Bukhari
Imported high density apple plants planted in Rajpura Nursery
Jammu, January 17, (Scoop News)- Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Ahmed Bukhari today informed Legislative Council that the government has taken path-breaking steps for promotion of Horticulture sector in Poonch including plantation of ultra-high density, normal high-density plants and development of Pecan nut village at Ajote, Degwar, Maldyan, Kheri-Karmara, Mankote, Sagra and Ghani. Replying to a question of Pradeep Sharma, the Minister informed that 333 imported high-density apple plants have been planted in Rajpura Nursery in Haveli Poonch in 2016-17. He further said that clima...

Press Club of Jammu organizes admission seminar for FTII, SRFTII
Jammu gets examination centre for FTII Entrance in Feb 2018
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-Press Club of Jammu in collaboration with Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Pune and Satyajit Ray Film and Television Institute (SRFTI) Kolkata (both Institutions under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Govt. of India) today organized the maiden admission seminar at Jammu. Two representatives of the elite FTII Mr Pankaj Saxsena, senior faculty member, FTII Pune and Mr Shubhashish Roy, Faculty Member, FTII, Pune participated and have an information session with a huge number of students from different schools, colleges and institutes of ...

No burden of enhanced rates on BPL families: Zulfkar
‘Tenders invited to convert Wheat into meal Atta’
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali informed the House that the enhancement of rates of foodgrains has not put any burden on the BPL households as they continue to get the ration on highly subsidized rates. He said after the implementation of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Food Entitlement Scheme (MMSFES) in the state, the government distributes wheat at the rate of Rs 1200 per quintal against the procurement rate of Rs. 1900 per quintal. Similarly, rice is provided at the rate of Rs 1500 per quintal against the procurement...

LC Proceedings : E-studio, mega seed unit at SKUAST-J: Chairman constitutes House panel
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali today announced to form a House Committee to enquire into the alleged lapses in setting up of e-studio and mega seed unit in the SKUAST-J. The Chairman made the announcement while intervening during the reply by the concerned Minister to the question raised by Surinder Kumar Chowdhary. Meanwhile, replying to the main question, the Minister for Agriculture Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura informed that the University has constituted a Committee to ascertain the reason for non-functioning of e-kiosks. After the submission of fact finding report by the Committee, the university will ...

Er. Rasheed seeks unconditional release of Bilal Kawa, arrested by Delhi Police
"announced boycotting of remaining assembly session"
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)- Seeking unconditional release of Bilal Kawa, arrested by Delhi Police AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed today rocked state Assembly over the issue and said that security agencies outside state leave no stone unturned to harass Kashmiris and destroy their future. As soon as house began its proceedings this morning, Er. Rasheed got up and raised the issue and quoted the version of State police confirming Bilal’s innocence. He said that if Bilal Kawa was truly wanted by Delhi police in 2000 Bomb Blast Case, Govt. must tell the house why didn’t Delhi police communicated even once to state govt. about Bilal being wanted. The records reveal that Delhi pol...

Roadmap finalized for time-bound completion of Mubarak Mandi Project: Tassaduq Mufti
Reputed conservation architects with expertise in historical conservation co-opted
Jammu, January 16, (Scoop News)-Minister for Tourism, Mr Tassaduq Hussain Mufti today said that a roadmap has been finalized for time-bound accomplishment of the Mubarak Mandi Conservation Project. “Reputed conservation architects with expertise in historical conservation and space making have been co-opted and a process has been finalized for time-bound completion of this prestigious project,” Mr Tassaduq said while reviewing the progress of Mubarak Mandi Conservation Project here. He said with the renewed and coordinated efforts, the historic Mubarak Mandi will soon come up as a unique...

Zulfkar approves 3 Cluster Tribal Model villages for Rajouri
Rs 28 cr to be spent on development of these villages
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies, Consumer and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today gave approval to three proposed Cluster Tribal Model Villages in Rajouri district. A total of Rs 28 crore would be spent on different development schemes in Bhella, Keeri and Gundha villages to develop them as cluster model villages. Chowdhary Zulfkar gave the final approval to the project during a high level meeting convened by him here today which was attended by Commissioner Secretary Tribal Affairs Shafiq Ahmad Raina, Deputy Development Commissioner Rajouri, Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary, Director Tribal Affairs Mohammad Rafi, Secretary state Advisory board Gu...

Altaf Bukhari attends 65th meeting of CABE
Minister puts across J&K’s Education sector requirements; Seeks timely release of SSA funds
New Delhi, January 15, (Scoop News)- Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari today put across an in-depth account of education sector requirements of Jammu and Kashmir here at the 65th meeting of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE). The Meeting was chaired by Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar and attended by Union Minister of State MHRD Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtiar Abbas Naqvi and Ministers of Education from all states of India. Secretary School Education, Government of Jammu and Kashmir, Farooq Ahmed Shah along with team of senior officers of department accompanied Bukhari...

MHRD to assist J&K in improvement of School Education
New Delhi, January 15, (Scoop News)- In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to receive wide ranging assistance from Union Ministry of Human Resource Development to improve school education in the state. In this regard a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed here on the sidelines of Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) meeting here today. The MoU was signed by Secretary School Education, Farooq Ahmed Shah from J&K side and union Secretary MHRD in presence of Union MHRD Minister Prakash Javadekar and Minister for Education J&K, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari. As per the MoU, for next three years MHRD would extend all sought of assistance to enable the state...

WMDA created Tourist Infra worth Rs 8 cr at Wullar Lake: Veeri
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)- Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, Abdul Rehman Veeri today said that Wullar-Manasbal Development Authority since its inception has created infrastructure in the areas adjacent to the Wullar Lake involving a cost of Rs 8.08 crore including Tourist Parks, Bird watchers, Springs, Tourist Facilitation Centre, among others. Replying to a point raised by legislator, Usman Abdul Majid in the Legislative Assembly, the Minister informed the House that the existing Tourism Development Authority is developing the areas of Manasbal and Wullar proportionately and ther...

LA Proceedings : Fruit, Vegetable Mandis in JK to get CAS facility: Basharat Bukhari
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)- The Minister for Horticulture, Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today informed the Legislative Assembly that the Horticulture Department is going to establish Controlled Atmosphere Storage (CAS) facility in all Fruit and Vegetable Mandis of the State in a phased manner. Replying to a question by Mohammad Khalil Band, the Minister said Pulwama Fruit Mandi, involving a cost of Rs 2.61 crore with all components envisaged in the DPR, has been completed and made functional in 2007. The Minister said that the additional developmental works have also been carried ou...

Educated youth picking up gun, adopting path of violence matter of concern for all:Vakil
Jammu, January 15, (Scoop News)- President “Jammu Kashmir Bachao Tehreek” and Former Minister Abdul Gani Vakil today said that it is matter of concern for all that highly educated youth even now scholars are picking up gun and adopting the path of violence. He said that all the mainstream parties must get united at this crucial juncture and deliberate upon the causes and reasons of the same. He urged them to compel Government of India to shun the indifferent attitude towards people of Kashmir as violence and use of brute force is never going to win the hearts and minds of people here. He said that looking and evaluating the Kashmir issue through the prism of egoism is a reason for present...

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