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Khan proposes to reopen pilgrimage sites for Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists in PoK
authorities to renovate and restore over 600 pilgrim sites
Muzaffarabad, December 16, (Scoop News)-During a reception function at Mirpur on Saturday, the Prime Minister of Pakistan occupied Kashmir, Raja Farooq Haider Khan, indicated that he has sent a proposal to the Government of Pakistan (GoP) for reopening the pilgrimages sites of Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists in PoK on the prototype of Kartarpur corridor in Punjab. He said there were over 600 pilgrim sites of Hindus, Sikhs and Buddhists like Sharda, Ali Baig and other places in PoK and his government was planning to renovate and restore these sites to facilitate pilgrims from Jammu and Kashmir. Khan said the move will give a major boost to pilgrim tourism in the region and reinforce the c...

Vijay Diwas celebrated at Udhampur garrison
Udhampur ,December 16 (Scoop News)- The 47th anniversary of “VIJAY DIWAS” was celebrated today at Udhampur Garrison with traditional enthusiasm. The celebration commemorated with a wreath laying ceremony at Dhruva Shahid Smarak by Lieutenant General Ranbir Singh, General Officer Commanding-in-Chief Northern Command. Each year 16 December is celebrated as VIJAY DIWAS to commemorate India's Military victory over Pakistan in 1971. The victory is unique and unparalled as it was on this day that 93,000 Pakistani troops surrendered to the Indian Army eventuating in subsequent secession of Ea...

Chinar corps celebrates Vijay Diwas
Srinagar,December 16 (Scoop News)-The Chinar Corps today celebrated the 47th Anniversary of the Indian victory in the 1971 Indo-Pak War in true military traditions by remembering the nation’s heroes and martyrs. Rich tributes were paid to the gallant martyrs in a solemn ceremony organised at the War Memorial in Badami Bagh Cantonment, Srinagar where Lt Gen AK Bhatt, GOC Chinar Corps, paid homage to the martyrs by laying wreath on behalf of the entire soldiers’ fraternity. 16th of December is celebrated every year as ‘Vijay Diwas’ to commemorate the Indian Army’s victory in the 1971 Indo-...

CPI(M) filed Intervention Application in the pending Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court challenging Article 370
New Delhi,December 15 (Scoop News)-Communist Party of India (Marxist) has filed Intervention Application in the pending Special Leave Petition in the Supreme Court challenging Art. 370 of the Constitution of India - Special Provision for the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The Party is of the unequivocal opinion that Art. 370, shall in no circumstance be annulled, modified or repealed. The party opposes the relief sought in the Special Leave Petition. As a matter of fact, the declaration sought and the grounds projected and highlighted in the above writ petition have already been adjudicated by the Supreme Court in State Bank of India v Santosh Gupta and Another in (2017) 2 SCC 538 and...

SC, ST Development Corp organizes awareness camp
Jammu, December 14 (Scoop News)-Jammu & Kashmir Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes Development Corporation organized an awareness camp here at Central University . Apart from University authorities a large number of students participated in the Camp. The purpose of organizing the camp was to create awareness about the schemes of the Corporation envisaging socio-economic empowerment of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Backward Classes, Notified National Minorities, their dependents and handicapped (Persons with Disabilities of 40% and above) with special emphasis on education loan schemes. On the occasion, Shailender Salathia, Deputy Registrar, Central Univers...

Kathua: Grazing selection committee allots areas to nomads
Sub-committees constituted to ensure protection of Forest Range
Kathua, December 14 (Scoop News)-District Grazing Selection Committee of Forest Department today constituted sub-committee for each Forest Range with the allottee of particular grazing area as member to ensure protection of the forests. The Sub -committees headed by the concerned range officer were constituted at meeting of district Grazing Selection Committee meeting held today with Conservator of Forests, East Circle, Jammu, B. Mohandaas in the chair. The meeting discussed and decided about the allotment of grazing area to the seasonal Gujjars, Bakerwals and Gaddies in the district for winter season 2018-19. The meeting was attended by DFO, Rahul Singh, DFOs Basholi and Billawar...

In a first, JK releases Rs 8 cr corpus for Road Safety Fund
Dr Samoon takes stock of measures to ensure effective traffic management
Jammu, December 14 (Scoop News)-To arrest the trend of traffic accidents and ensure effective traffic management in the state, the State Government for the first time released Rs 8 crore under Road Safety Fund. This information was given at a high-level meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Transport, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon. The meeting was attended by IGP Traffic, Alok Kumar, Additional Transport Commissioner, Ajaz Abdullah, Additional Secretary Transport, Ashok Kumar, Additional Secretary Technical (Police), R K Bhat, Additional Secretary, PWD Technical Mushtaq Ahmed, Director Finance Transport, Mahesh Kumar, RTO Jammu, Deep Raj and other officers. RTO Kashmir AhmudullahTak, ARTO Ka...

VC BGSBU calls on Advisor Ganai
University to start Smart Classrooms; Establish entrepreneurship, humanities cells
Jammu, December 14 (Scoop News)- Vice Chancellor of the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU), Rajouri, Prof. Javed Musarrat, today called on Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai and briefed him about the academic activities, infrastructure and prospective plan of the varsity. During the meeting, Ganai, who also holds the charge of the Higher Education Department, described the Universities as institutes of great learning and laid stress upon broadening the scope of higher education by focusing more on career-oriented courses to enhance the employability of the students. He also urged the VC to adapt to meet the challenges of the expanding global job market. Prof. Javed ...

Bandipora continues to script history in Sports as Vikas Bashir bags Gold Medal in Kickboxing
Dr Shahid felicitates winner; assures development of sports infrastructure
Bandipora, December 14 (Scoop News)-The youngsters of Bandipora continue to script history in sports bringing laurels for the state and the hometown as yet another boy bagged a gold medal in international Kick Boxing championship. Vikas Bashir Lone, a 20-year-old boy from Bandipora bagged the gold medal in a kick boxing tournament organised by World Association of Kickboxing Organisations (WAKO) held at Khudiram Kendra Indore stadium Kolkata. Lone, a resident of Ashtingoo village in Bandipora district represented the state in the tournament and bagged the gold medal after fighting tough competitions with the opponents at Kolkata. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Dr Shahid Choudhary, on ...

Security forces recovers huge quantity of explosive substances
Srinagar, December 14 (Scoop News)-On a credible input, Police and security forces (55 RR) in Pulwama recovered huge quantity of explosive substances and incriminating materials from one individual. At a Naka checkpoint established at Tumlahaal Pulwama, a joint party of Police and security forces (55 RR) intercepted a vehicle bearing chassis No. MALA851CLJMB38072 and seized safety fuses, detonators, explosive substances, materials used for making IEDs and other incriminating materials from the possession of one individual identified as Mayour Ahmad Khan son of Mohammad Afzal Khan resident of Panjran Pulwama. The individual was arrested and a case under relevant sections of law has been ...

SAC approves legislation for setting up dedicated Special Security Force for Governor’s security
Jammu, December 09 (Scoop News)-The State Administrative Council (SAC) under the chairmanship of Governor, Satya Pal MaliK approved the ‘Jammu and Kashmir Governor’s Special Security Force Bill, 2018’’. The Bill contains provisions related to the constitution and regulation of a separate security force in the State of Jammu and Kashmir for providing proximate security to the Governor, members of his immediate family and matters connected therewith. The legal framework related to constitution and regulation of a separate security force in the State of Jammu and Kashmir for providing proximate security to the Chief Minister, members of his immediate family and other connected matters, is ...

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