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Governor reviews development schemes in Pulwama district
Announces Rs 3.5 crore additionally besides Rs 2crore for Special Development Plan
Pulwama, August 20 (Scoop News)- Governor N N Vohra visited Pulwama district today to review the implementation of development works. He was accompanied by Sh. B.B. Vyas, Advisor to Governor, and Sh. Baseer Khan, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir. Governor had extensive discussions with the elected representatives of the district, Mohammad Khalil Band, MLA Pulwama, Zahoor Ahmad Mir, MLA Pampore, and MLA Tral Mushtaq Ahmad Shah and sought their views on developmental problems in the district. Issues relating to youth engagement, Education, Health, Water Supply and local Industry were among...

DSEK grieved over student's death
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo has expressed shock over the sudden death of an 11th class student of GHSS Soura namely Sehar Saleem Sofi who passed away today after she fainted in the ground during morning assembly as per the report from GHSS Soura. She was taken to the SKIMS Soura where after the strenuous efforts of doctors she could not recover and doctors declared her dead. DSEK has said that the whole Department stands with the bereaved family in this hour of grief. Meanwhile, Chief Education Officer Srinagar, Mudasir Kaleem Fazili and whole Education fraternity has expressed shock over the sudden death of the student and prayed ...

Governor’s Administration raises Honorarium of Anganwari Workers, Helpers
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- On the initiative of Governor N N Vohra, the state’s Social Welfare Department, in a significant decision today, announced hike in the Honorarium of Anganwari Workers and Anganwari Helpers. According to Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, the honorarium of the Anganwari Workers has been raised to Rs 4100 from the existing Rs 3600 and for Anganwari Helpers to Rs 2200 from the existing Rs 1800. He said the hike in honorarium of the Anganwari Workers and Helpers would go a long way in fulfilling their long-pending demand. Dr Lone said the Governor’s Administration has, meanwhile, decided to take a holistic re-look at the existing Anganwari...

8th SAC meeting of LAWDA held, Sub-Committee constituted
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- The 8th Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) meeting of LAWDA was held today at SKICC under the chairmanship of SAC Chairman and Ex. Member National Green Tribunal New Delhi (NGT) Dr A.R Yousuf. The meeting was attended by members of SAC which includes VC LAWDA Dr A.H Masoodi, Dr D.P. Zutshi, Dr. G. Balachandar, Mohammad Shafi Bacha, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone, Dr Manzoor Ahmad Shah, Dr S. Koul, Dr Pinahi Sur, Member Secretary State Pollution Control Board, besides Officers of LAWDA, scientists and experts from LAWDA and other concerned officials. Threadbare discussions were held on various aspects on the conservation of Dal Lake like Constitution of Sub Comm...

Veteran Gojri writer, ex Director Radio G H Zia passes away
Jammu,August 20 (Scoop News)- Veteran Gojri writer and former Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar Choudhary Ghulam Hussain Zia passed away last night. He was 70. As per family sources, he complained Chest pain in the evening and immediately shifted to nearby Hospital where he declared dead due to cardiac arrest. To remember contributions of Ch Zia for Gujjar community -the Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation – a main organisation of Gujjars- Bakerwals today organised a condolence meeting under the chairmanship of noted tribal scholar Dr. Javaid Rahi. The programme was attended by ...

J&K Police to organise “Run for Peace” Kashmir Marathon-2018” on 2nd September 2018
35 cash prizes worth RS 4 lac to be awarded
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Jammu & Kashmir Police is organising ‘Run for Peace-2018’ a state level marathon on 2nd September-2018 at Srinagar. The marathon is being organised by Jammu and Kashmir Police under Civic Action Programme and large number of school going children and people of different age groups are expected to participate in the event. This was disclosed by Shri A.K.Choudhary-IPS, ADGP Armed during a meeting held here at Armed Police Headquarters, Batamaloo Srinagar. Mr Choudhary, who is also the organising secretary of ‘Run for Peace-2018, said that ₹ 4.00 lacs are being distributed as cash prize among 35 outstanding athletes participating in different competition...

Er. Rasheed asks governor to avoid time buying tactics and resolve the genuine demands of striking SSA Teachers
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)-Appealing government to resolve the long pending genuine demands of SSA Teachers, AIP President Er. Rasheed has said that successive governments have miserably failed to discharge their duties in getting the genuine issues of SSA teachers resolved. While addressing teachers who were at sit-in protest in the premises of Director School education Er. Rasheed said “On one hand central government and even security agencies want to take credit for their contributions in education sector of J&K but on the other hand facts reveal that government is keen to destroy the educational system of the state and is playing with the future of children of the state. Let cur...

Police seized 40 cooking gas cylinders being sold through black marketing
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Police station Nowhatta received information through reliable sources to the effect that black marketing of domestic gas cylinders as well as filling of gas cylinders is being illegally done at Rajouri Kadal. Accordingly police party conducted a raid on the residential house of Wahid Abass Bhat son of Mohammed Abass Bhat resident of Rajouri Kadal, where more than 40 cooking gas cylinders (commercial and domestic) of different companies were recovered. In this regard case, a case FIR No. 44/2018 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Nowhatta and investigation is going on. However accused persons are yet to be arrested and eff...

CEO SMVDSB briefs Governor
Srinagar, August 19 (Scoop News)- Dheeraj Gupta, CEO, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), met Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman of the Board, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Gupta briefed Governor about the to-date progress of the Board’s various important projects which are under implementation in the Katra and the Shrine area. ...

Indo - Thailand joint exercise Maitree 2018 concluded
Srinagar, August 19 (Scoop News)-Exercise Maitree 2018, a two week long platoon level joint military exercise between Indian Army and Royal Thai Army culminated on 19 August 2018. The Exercise Maitree is an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between Royal Thai Army and Indian Army and the exercise commenced on 06 August 2018 in Thailand. The exercise began with a cross training period involving familiarization training between two armies to evolve drills and procedures involved in counter insurgency & counter terrorist operations in urban, rural and jungle ...

FCS&CA Department suspends three FPS Licenses during Special Eid-ul-Azha Checking Drive
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)-In a special drive for upcoming Eid-ul-Azha Festival, Director Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Jammu Amit Sharma directed a Special Surprise Drive along with team of officers from the Directorate, comprising of Deputy Director Supplies Joginder Singh Jasrotia, Deputy Director Food & Rationing Kulraj Singh, Assistant Director Enforcement/Member Vigilance Monitoring Committee Mukhter Ahmed, Assistant Director City Circle-I Zaheer Ahmed Kaifi and Inspectors Raman Kumar, Yogesh Kumar, Pritpal Singh and Puneet Sharma. As per the directions, a special surprise Inspection squad in view of the ensuing Eid festivities, comprising of these officers was constitu...

Disposal of grievances during Governor’s Rule
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Since the imposition of Governor’s Rule, during 20th June – 18th August, 2018, the Grievance Cell received 10,627 complaints/grievances of which 10,104 (including those received earlier) have been dealt with/ forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 523 complaints/grievances are under process. During this period, the Governor’s Secretariat received 4,570 complaints/grievances, of which 4,357 complaints have been dealt with/forwarded to the concerned quarters and 213 are under process. Similarly, on the directions of Governor, all the three Advisors to the Governor have been regularly meeting and hearing the grievances of delega...

Chief Secretary directs release of Rs 10 lakh each for JKJJF, JKSLSA
Chief Secretary directs release of Rs 10 lakh each for JKJJF, JKSLSA
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-On the initiative of Governor, N N Vohra, Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam today directed release of Rs 10 lakh each for J&K State Legal Services Authority (JKSLSA) and newly created J&K Juvenile Justice Fund (JKJJF) for promoting juvenile justice across the State. The announcement was made at a high-level meeting chaired by the Chief Secretary at Civil Secretariat here today to review the arrangements for the “2nd Roundtable on Juvenile Justice System” to be convened at SKICC Srinagar on 25 August 2018. The daylong Roundtable is being jointly organized by the J&K High Court and Government of J&K, Supreme Court Committee on Juvenile Justice and UNICEF....

Launch intensive drive against profiteers, hoarders, black-marketeers: Div Com to DCs
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed all Deputy Commissioners to start a crackdown against black marketers, profiteers and hoarders across the valley including Leh and Kargil and arrest all traders immediately who are found indulging in such illegal practice. The Divisional Commissioner issued these directions while reviewing the arrangements put in place for smooth celebrations of upcoming Eid-ul-Azha festival across the Kashmir division including Leh and Kargil districts. All Deputy Commissioners presented a detailed report at the meeting regarding the necessary arrangements made for Eid-ul-Zuha celebrations in their re...

Hajj Flight Arrivals: Vehicle passes to be available at concerned DC offices
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)- According to the Executive Officer, State Haj Committee, S Qamar Sajjad, the arrival of Haj flights would commence from August 28. The relatives who wish to receive their pilgrims at the airport have been informed that they can collect vehicle passes from their concerned DC Offices two days before the date of flight arrival. Those belonging to Srinagar district have been asked to collect the passes from Haj House Bemina. The passes can be obtained against xerox copies of pilgrim identity cards containing their cover number. ...

First batch of Hajj pilgrims to arrive on Aug 28
Div Com reviews arrangements
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a meeting to review the arrangements being made for pilgrims of the state who are scheduled to return from Saudi Arabia beginning August 28 after performing the annual pilgrimage. The meeting was informed that five flights carrying Haj pilgrims from Jeddah will reach Srinagar Airport on August 28. From August 29 to September 07, four flights carrying the pilgrims will land at the airport from Saudi Arabia. The Meeting discussed threadbare various issues relating to arrival of Haj flights, reception, arrival timings, airlifting of luggage and holy water (Aab-e-Zam Zam), deployment of Hom...

Anantnag police arrests bootlegger
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-Anantnag police arrested a bootlegger and recovered illicit liquor from his possession. Kokernag police during a naka checking at Daksum Road near village Gohan intercepted a suspected person, later identified as Javid Ahmad Dar son of Abdul Majeed Dar resident of Pandobal Kokernag. On search, illicit liquor was recovered from his possession. In this regard, a case FIR Number 118/2018 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Kokernag and further investigation is going on. ...

Under 19 t - 20 cricket league organised in Pulwama
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)- In an endeavour to hone the cricketing skill of the Kashmiri Youth and to integrate them in the main stream cricket competitions, Under- 19 T20 Cricket Tournament is being organised at Pulwama from 17 August to 29 August 2018 by the Army in association with the Department of Youth Services and Sports, Pulwama. The venue of the tournament is selected at the picturesque cricket ground located at DPL Pulwama. A total of 10 teams are participating in the tournament. The first match was played between Good Shepherd School, Pulwama and Haj Ahad, Awantipura. The match witnessed a splendid display of the true spirit of sportsmanship from both the teams with tea...

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