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3 miscreants were injured in stone pelting in Pulwama
Srinagar, April 21, (Scoop News)- As reported by Army that a patrol party of 55 RR came under heavy stone pelting in Karimabad area of Pulwama. The patrol party fired a few rounds to disperse the pelters It is learnt that in the incident three miscreants were injured and were shifted to hospital for treatment. The condition of all the injured is stated to be stable. Further details shall follow. ...

Arms seized from vehicle in Kulgam
Srinagar, April 21, (Scoop News)- At a naka point at Al stop in Mir bazaar the naka party intercepted a vehicle which was searched. During search one 9 mm pistol with one magazine and one AK 47 with two magazines were recovered from the vehicle. The driver of the vehicle has been taken into custody. Police has started investigation into the matter. ...

DHS Jammu organizes medical camp at Karanwara, Dy CM supervises
Jammu, April 21, (Scoop News)- On the directions of Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, Directorate of Health Services Jammu today organised a medical check-up camp at Govt Middle School Karanwara in Kathua district. Dr Nirmal Singh personally supervised the medical camp and also interacted with the students on the occasion. He said that the government has undertaken a sustained programme for ensuring that the people living in remote and far flung areas are provided with quality services in education, health and other related sectors. Dr Singh exhorted upon the students to accord top priority to their studies, so that they can make a mark for themselves in different fields of life a...

NC pays glowing tributes to Ab Gani Veeri
Srinagar, April 21, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Veteran NC Leader and former Minister Haji Ab Gani Veeri on his third Death Anniversary. “Veeri sb was a man of principles. Being closely associated with Shere e Kashmir, they struggled for the emancipation of common masses including peasantry. Such was the impact of his popularity on ground that he defeated former CM Mufti Mohammad Syed twice and remained representative of Bijbehara for three consecutive times,” NC President Dr. Farooq Abdullah said in his message issued from Party Headquarters in Srinagar. National Conference Working President Mr. Omar Abdullah has also paid glowing tributes t...

Defence minister trophy awarded to command hospital (western command),Chandimandir
New Delhi , April 21, (Scoop News)- Command Hospital (Western Command) has been awarded the prestigious Defence minister Trophy for the best Armed Forces Hospital for the year 2017-18 for the excellence in patient & health care services. Maj Gen Rashmi Datta, Commandant Command Hospital (Western Command) received the trophy from Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman in an award function organised at DGAFMS, New Delhi yesterday. Three service chiefs, DGAFMS, DGMS (Navy), Offg DGMS (Army), DG (HS) and ADG (HR) were the key dignitaries to witness the event. Award of the coveted RM Trophy wa...

Deputations from Bhathindi, Darhal, Bijbehara meet Chief Minister
Jammu, April 21, (Scoop News)- Deputations of people from various areas of the State met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and brought their problems into her notice. A deputation of people from Bhathindi sought augmentation of drinking water facilities in the area. They also demanded upgradation of local High School to a Higher Secondary School and establishment of a health centre in the area. The deputation also demanded upgradation of Bhathindi-Sagar Mohalla, Bhathindi-Panj Peer and Bhathindi-Bernie roads. A deputation of members of civil society from Darhal sought streng...

Veeri visits Anantnag, reviews restoration of services after windstorm
Anantnag, April 21, (Scoop News)- Minister for Revenue, Hajj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri today visited Anantnag and took stock of measures put in place to for restorations of essential services which were severely hit by incessant rains and windstorm. The Minister sought a report from Deputy Commissioner Anantnag on the restoration of essential services and repair of public assets, besides assessment of damage to the horticulture in Srigufwara, Seer Hamdan, Mattan, Akoora, Shangus, Achabal, Dooru, Verinag and other areas of Anantnag district. Veeri assured all help from the government to overcome the difficulties and help relief and rehabilitation of the affected people. Expressing gri...

Special DGP participates in Northern Regional Police Coordination Conference held at Dehradun
Jammu, April 21, (Scoop News)- Special Director General of Police, J&K, Shri V. K Singh participated in DGsP/IGsP 4th Northern Regional Police Coordination Conference held at Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Senior state police, CPOs, CAPFs, CBI and IB officers participated in the conference. The main agenda of the conference was terror related issues, de-radicalisation, intelligenc e sharing mechanism among the member states. Issues like drug trafficking, Cyber crime with online fraud, Crimes having Inter State Ramifications (organised Crime, Wild Life Crime, Human trafficking, Vehicles theft, Unidentified bodies and missing persons etc.) were also in the agenda. The agenda also include, I...

Er. Rasheed appeals students to make education their first priority
Srinagar,April 21, (Scoop News)- Appealing students to return to their studies and avoid often taking to streets, AIP Supremo and MLA Langate Er. Rasheed has said that New Delhi is losing every moral battle in Kashmir. After completing his day long fast in Srinagar today along with dozens of his colleagues, while talking to media Er. Rasheed said “From pro-resistance leadership to common men every Kashmiri has a deep desire that our children who are victims of conflict, brutalities and state terrorism should get best education. Despite all propaganda Kashmiri youth has proved its worth not only in competitive exams but outside India as well. Kashmiri scholars and scientists have pe...

DC Jammu reviews progress of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan today convened a meeting to review the progress made under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan. Speaking on the occasion, DC Jammu directed the concerned officers to devise monitoring mechanism for quantifying the number of beneficiaries on daily basis. All the concerned were directed to ensure that maximum people are made aware of the government sponsored schemes during the programmes to be held as a part of Gram Swaraj Abhiyan in the district. He stressed for close coordination and synergy among line departments for grand success of the Abhiyan. He directed the officers to conduct regular visits and hold awareness camps in the vill...

Basharat Bukhari interacts with Expert Committee for State Horticulture Policy
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Horticulture Syed Basharat Ahmad Bukhari today held interactions with the Expert Committee constituted for drafting/formulating comprehensive State Horticulture Policy here today. The Committee comprising of VC, SKUAST Kashmir Prof Nazeer Ahmad, VC SKUAST Jammu Dr P.K Sharma, Secretary Horticulture Manzoor Ahmad Lone, Former VC Dr. Y.S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry Solan Dr RP Awasthi, Head Food Security and Agribusiness (Policies and Programs) UPL Group Vijay Sardana apprised the Minister on various inputs received by the Committee in its various interactions with the stakeholders across the State. Pertinent suggestions received...

Veeri asks administration to visit areas affected by windstorm, assess losses
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Revenue, Haj and Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri on Friday directed the Divisional Administration to gear up for meeting any eventuality arising out of heavy rains and winds in Kashmir. Expressing grief over the loss to the property and orchards in various parts of the valley especially in Shangus, Bijbehara and Kokernag area, Veeri directed the Deputy Commissioner Anantnag to visit the affected areas with a team of officers immediately for the necessary measures whatsoever required. He also asked the divisional administration to submit a report at earliest for the compensation in favour of affected families. The Minister asked the Roads and Building...

CS reviews progress under SBM, Financial Inclusion, Gram Swaraj Abhiyan
72% target achieved in IHHL coverage
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)-Chief Secretary, B B Vyas today chaired a meeting to review the progress on construction of Individual Household Latrines (IHHLs), verification and geo-tagging of units under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) in the state. Principal Secretary, Finance Navin K Choudhary, Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Rohit Kansal, Secretary, RDD Sheetal Nanda and Mission Director, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Mohammad Nazir Sheikh were present in the meeting while as Deputy Commissioners from various districts of the state participated in the meeting through video-conferencing. It was informed in the meeting that the state has achieved a target of 71.95% in IHHL coverage. The Depu...

Chief Secretary chairs 106thFAC Meeting
Several developmental projects cleared
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)- The Forest Advisory Committee (FAC) headed by Chief Secretary, B B Vyas Friday in its 106thmeeting cleared several proposals of urgent developmental and public importance, on the specified terms and conditions. Financial Commissioner Revenue, Lokesh Dutt Jha, Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology and Environment, Saurabh Bhagat, Secretary PHE, I&FC, M Raju, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (HoFF) Ravi Kumar Kesar, Director Environment and Remote Sensing, Om Prakash Sharma, Chief Conservator Forests Jammu, Syed FA Gillani, Chief Engineer PMGSY, SP Manhas, Chief Engineer PHE Kashmir, MK Najaf and other senior officers were present in the meeting. The ...

Zulfkar launches extended PMUY scheme
Govt distributes 18,600 new LPG connections in JK
Jammu, April 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumers Affairs (FCS&CA) & Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today urged the people to come forward and avail benefit from welfare schemes launched by state and centre government for improving their socio-economic condition. The Minister said this after launching second phase of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to cover additional households in the state. “The extended phase of PMUY will now cover the households belonging to scheduled categories, beneficiaries of PMAY - Gramin, Antyodaya Anna Yojana, forest dwellers and others. The beneficiaries to be covered, which are in addition to the existing households ...

Zulfkar for making tribal hostels ‘Institutions of Excellence’
Minister bats for doubling the intake capacity of tribal hostels across state
Jammu, April 19, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs Choudhary Zulfkar Ali today stressed on making tribal hostels in the state ‘Schools of Excellence’ to ensure a bright future for youth of the community through medium of education. “The government would equip all these hostels with modern facilities to provide value-based education to the downtrodden sections of the society enabling them to compete with the other students in the country”, the Minister maintained while speaking during a meeting held with the wardens of Gujjar and Bakerwal hostels to review the functioning of these institutions. The meeting discussed several iss...

Make Mission Indradhanush grand success: Dr Kotwal
Calls for full coverage of slums, creating mass awareness
Jammu, April 19, (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Health and Medical Education, Dr Pawan Kotwal today directed the concerned officers to work in synergy with the line departments for the success of MissionIndradhanush (MI)- a massive polio immunization drive being launched in 124 identified villages across 9 districts of Jammu division. Dr Kotwal was speaking at a meeting convened to review the preparedness forthe Polio immunization. It was informed in the meeting that the special Pulse Polio immunization program under Mission Indradhanush is to be held in three rounds under Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (GSA) to cover 124 identified villages across 9 districts of Jammu division. “The first round ...

JK Universities to have Gojri subject at PG, UG level: Dr Samoon
Jammu, April 19, (Scoop News)-In a bid to give impetus to Gojri Language, the State Universities would start Gojri subject at Post Graduation (PG) and Under Graduate (UG) level in Jammu and Kashmir. This decision was taken during a meeting held at civil Secretariat today under the Chairmanship of Principal Secretary Department of Higher Education, Asgar Hassan Samoon, to discuss introduction of local dialects, like like Dogri and Kashmiri, in the state Universities at different levels. Prominent Gojri writers including Dr. JavaidRahi, Dr Rafiq Anjum, Dr LiqatJafri, Ch Hassan Parvaz, Ch Sarwar Chouhan, Dr ArifSajjad,Dr MK Waqar were the special invitees on the occasion. During the meeti...

CSIR conducts an awareness programme “Catalyzing Rural Employment through Cultivation
Jammu, April 19, (Scoop News)-CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine, Jammu in collaboration with J&K Senior Citizens Council and Youth for Peace, Kishtwar conducted an awareness programme “Catalyzing Rural Employment through Cultivation, Processing, Value Addition & Marketing of Aromatic Plants” under CSIR-Aroma Mission on 19-04-2018 at Dak Bunglow, Kishtwar. A team of scientists comprising of Dr. Parvaiz Qazi (IIIM Nodal, CSIR-Aroma Mission), Dr. Sumeet Gairola (IIIM Co-Nodal, CSIR-Aroma Mission), Dr. V.P. Rahul, Dr. P. Sultan, Dr. Naveed Qazi and Dr. Vikas Babu interacted with a group of 300 farmers, 200 students and more than 200 other participants. Dr. Naved Qazi welcomed the ...

NAJ and DUJ condemn attacks on Women Journos
New Delhi,April 19, (Scoop News)-The Chairperson of the National Alliance of Journalists Gender Council MS. Sujata Madhok , the President of the National Alliance of Journalists (NAJ)and the Delhi Union of Journalists(DUJ)Mr. SK Pande and the Secretary General of the NAJ Mr. Koteswararao, have blasted the spate of attacks on women journalists this week . These range from a petrol bomb thrown at an editor’s home, death threats to a cartoonist and lastly the patronising pat on the cheek of a woman journalist by the Governor of a state! We condemn these incidents that reflect the special targeting of media women, be it through physical violence, vicious trolling on social media, fili...

PCPG meeting held at Police Station Pantha Chowk
Srinagar, April 19, (Scoop News)-A PCPG (Police Community Partnership Group) meeting was held at Police Station Pantha Chowk. With an aim to strengthen relations with public & also to establish first hand contact with masses, Police Station Pantha Chowk convened a public interaction meeting in which dozens of people from all walks of life participated. The meeting was chaired by SDPO Pantha Chowk Shri Mir Ejaz Ahmad accompanied by SHO Pantha Chowk Inspector Mehboob Ahmad. In the meeting many issues were discussed especially issues related to drug menace in Khanmoh area, reservation of seats for women in buses, illegal parking of vehicles especially trucks on main road in the are...

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