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AIP, RJKP seeks time bound impartial probe into killing of Police Officer
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- Awami Itihad Party (AIP) seeks a time bound impartial probe into death of Mohammad Ayoob Pandith, a police officer allegedly killed by a mob in Nowhatta area. In a statement issued today party spokesman Inam-u-Nabi said “The circumstances which lead to the death of police officer are it-self controversial and suspicious, as how it is possible that an officer of the rank of Deputy Superintendent could roam free without any security guards, in one of the most volatile areas during the dark night. Police has to either admit conspiracy or negligence in the tragic incident. Kashmiris are tired with condolences and condemnations and it is New Delhi which is ...

State Cricket Academy to organize mega cricketing event next month
160 teams from Kashmir, 164 from Jammu to participate in
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-The State Cricket Academy is all set to organize a mega cricketing event from next month, in which 160 teams from the Kashmir province and 164 teams from the Jammu province are will be participating to fight it out for the title. The event would be held in two phases for which the registration process has already started two months ago. “It will be first major cricket event to be held in Jammu and Kashmir on this scale this season. The top cricketers from all over State would be taking part in the event,” Director State Cricket Academy Mubashir Hassan said. The second edition will also witness teams from Ladakh, the players for which were selec...

State Cricket Academy to organize mega cricketing event next month
160 teams from Kashmir, 164 from Jammu to participate in
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-The State Cricket Academy is all set to organize a mega cricketing event from next month, in which 160 teams from the Kashmir province and 164 teams from the Jammu province are will be participating to fight it out for the title. The event would be held in two phases for which the registration process has already started two months ago. “It will be first major cricket event to be held in Jammu and Kashmir on this scale this season. The top cricketers from all over State would be taking part in the event,” Director State Cricket Academy Mubashir Hassan said. The second edition will also witness teams from Ladakh, the players for which were selec...

Union Cabinet Secretary reviews progress of DBT rollout
492 schemes, 37 services identified as DBT applicable
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)- Union Cabinet Secretary, Pradeep Kumar Sinha today asked the states to ensure faster rollout of the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) by taking up Aadhaar seeding in a mission mode. He called for setting time-lines to ensure cent percent seeding, which he said requires lot of work by the States. The Union Cabinet Secretary today reviewed the progress of DBT and Aadhaar seeding with Union Secretaries, Chief Secretaries and Finance Secretaries of various states and the union territories through a video-conference. Finance Secretary, J&K, Navin Kumar Choudhary, Commissioner Secretary, IT, Sanjeev Verma, Secretary Education & Tourism, Farooq Ahmad Shah, Secretar...

JK Governor, CM, Ministers, others greets people on Shab-e-Qadr
Mehbooba directs authorities to extend all facilities to devotees during night long prayers, Friday prayers
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-J&K Governor N. N. Vohra has felicitated the people on Shab-e-Qadr. In a message of greetings, the Governor hoped that this auspicious occasion would strengthen the bonds of communal harmony and brotherhood and be a harbinger of peace, progress and prosperity in the State. The Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the occasions of Shab-e-Qadr and Jumat ul Vida. In her message, the Chief Minister said the blessed night, during which the Holy Quran was revealed, is an occasion for us to introspect our lives, seek Allah’s forgiveness, generosity and guidan...

Once offering to join Huriyat, why Farooq Abdullah mum on NIA Raids:Er. Rasheed
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)- Condemning killing of Tawseef Ahmad Wani at Pulwama ,AIP Supremo and MLA Langate, Er. Rasheed has said that main stream political parties cannot run away from their failure to protect the lives and the properties of Kashmiris. Er. Rasheed in a statement said that security forces have no control of the political establishment and opposition has also miserably failed to play its role. He said “The main stream parties have done nothing except trying to dilute the issue and helping New Delhi in consuming time to avoid the solution. Let the main stream parties not forget that once they jumped into elections in 1996 it gave New Delhi a chance to mislead wo...

CS reviews Yatra arrangements at Pahalgam
Anantnag, June 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary BB Vyas convened a meeting to review the preparations for smooth conduct of Annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra, 2017 at Pahalgam Club, here today. Principal Secretary Home Department RK Goyal, DG Police Dr SP Vaid, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, DDC Anantnag Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, SSP Anantnag, ADDC, CEO, PDA, SDM Pahalgam, SE hydraulic, SE PDD, DFO South Bijbehara, Ex-Ens of PHE, PDD, PMGSY & other concerned district officers were present in the meeting. District Development Commissioner, Anantnag who is also the Yatra officer, briefed the Chief Secretary about the arrangements made so far for smooth conduct of Shri Am...

ISM observes 3rd International Yoga Day
Srinagar, June 21, (Scoop News)- Directorate of Indian Systems of Medicine & Homeopathy J&K (ISM), today organized 3rd International Yoga Day at Indoor Stadium Complex. The event was attended by Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Poornima Mittal, Director ISM, Chief Medical Officer, Members of Youth Services & Sports and Sports Council, CRPF besides students of different AYUSH Medical Institutions. Highlighting the importance of Yoga, Director of ISM said the practice of Yoga in daily provides numerous benefits as it results in improved immunity, better flexibility, and posture besides reducing the the stress levels to a large extent. Speakers on the occasion, stressed o...

Abdul Haq reviews progress of Himayat Scheme in New Delhi with PIAs
'JKSRLM to raise over 1.24 lakh skilled manpower under Himayat'
New Delhi, June 21, (Scoop News)-Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Abdul Haq today chaired a meeting of Project Implementing Agencies (PIAs) under Himayat scheme to review the progress and implementation of the scheme. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary RDD, Nirmal Sharma, Mission Director JKSRLM Bakshi Javid, Regional representative North from DDU-GKY GoI Mr Murtaza, representatives of three champion employers - Apollo Medskills Limited, Manpower Group Services India Pvt Ltd and Surya Wires Pvt Ltd. Abdul Haq reviewed the progress and the proper implementation of Himayat by the implementing agencies and received the feedback from the...

Bhim Singh challenges UN Secy-Gen.'s statement on Kashmir asks UN to enforce UN Resolution first
New Delhi, June 21, (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and an expert on J&K Affairs vis-à-vis Resolutions of UN on J&K strongly condemned the UN Secretary-General, Mr. Antonio Guterres on his highly irresponsible, undesirable and unacceptable proposition vis-à-vis a state in the Union of India, Jammu and Kashmir where he proposed a dialogue between India and Pakistan to resolve the so-called ‘Kashmir Issue’. Prof.Bhim Singh wondered how Prime Minister could start a dialogue in camouflage keeping the entire Parliament and his own party MPs in dark. Prof.Bhim Singh questioned the Prime Minister of India to let the nation know what kind of dialogue he had ...

CUK’s DSW holds Na’at, Qirat competition
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- The Directorate of Students Welfare (DSW), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) today organised a Na’at and Qira’at competition at Nowgam-I academic block of the varsity here. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Dean School of Languages, Prof. Nazir Ahmad Malik, Head Department of Religious Studies, Prof. Hamidullah Marazi, Dean Students Welfare, Dr. Fayaz A Nikka, faculty members of different departments and students were also present on the occasion. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, hailed the DSW for organizing the Na’at and Qirat competition. He said that holding the event during the auspicious and hol...

J&K Police to assist in organizing T-20 tourney for hearing impaired cricketers
JKP is on forefront to promote sports in State: DGP
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- Director General of Police Dr. S.P Vaid has said that Jammu and Kashmir has been contributing in the promotion of sports in the State and various sports activities are carried out to inspire the youth towards sports. While interacting with the office bearers of J&K Association of Deaf at Police Headquarters here today, Dr. Vaid said that JKP has organized many sports events for specially abled players. A national level cricket tournament was organized at Jammu for specially abled cricketers in which various states of the country participated. ...

Div Com reviews arrangements for Shab-e-Qadr, Jumat-ul-Vida, Eid-ul-Fitr
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- In view of arrangements for ensuing celebration of Shab-e-Qadr, Jamat-ul-Vida and Eid-ul-Fitr, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today convened a joint meeting of officers of Divisional Administration. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Ahmad Lone, Director FCS&CA, Regional Transport Officer Kashmir, Director Health, DIG police, SSP Traffic besides senior officers of different departments of LAWDA, R&B, PHE, PDD, SMC, Animal Husbandry, Drug and Food Safety organization, SRTC, RTO, Fire & Emergency Services, J&K Muslim Wakf Board and Urban Local Bodies. The Div Com also convened a meeting thr...

NIFT to start functioning from July 31: Ganga
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash Ganga Tuesday convened a meeting to discuss issues regarding the opening of National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) campus and the development of infrastructure for the institute’s permanent campus in Srinagar. Commissioner/Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Shailendra Kumar, Director/In-charge NIFT Srinagar, Dr. Vijaya Deshmukh, Managing Director SIDCO, Jasvinder Dua, and other concerned officers were present in the meeting. The meeting discussed several issues, including those related to the infrastructure and security at the proposed temporary campus at Rangreth until the permanent campus...

Govt to launch PMFBY soon: Hanjura
‘Committed to double farmers income by 2022’
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today announced that Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) will be soon launched in Kashmir valley after it was successfully launched in Jammu region. Reviewing an ICAR Regional Committee state level meeting, the Minister expressed hope that government is committed to double income of farmers in State by 2022. Hanjura said that State Government has already announced several innovative schemes for farmers with the intension to uplift their income and Government will soon launch PMFBY for farming community of valley after the scheme was successfully launched in Jammu region. He said that the scheme wou...

Dorjay reviews SCARDB functioning
Bank recorded Rs 181.25 cr business last fiscal
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- A review meeting of Jammu and Kashmir State Cooperative Agriculture and Rural Development (SCARD) Bank was held here today under the chairmanship of Minister for Co-operatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay. During the meeting, the Minister was briefed about the overall financial position of the Bank, which has shown considerable improvements as compared to previous years in almost all the financial indicators. While interacting with the bank employees, the Minister applauded the hard work of the officials and workers and asked them to work with added zeal and honesty. He stressed upon the need to improve the recovery portfolio so as to further im...

Abdul Haq calls on Union Rural Development Minister
Seeks inclusion of Snow Clearance job under MGNREGA
New Delhi, June 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj, law and Justice Abdul Haq today called on Union Minister for Rural Development Narendra Singh Tomar to seek inclusion of snow clearance job under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MNREGA). The meeting attended by Commissioner Secretary RDD, Nirmal Sharma and senior officers of state and central department of Rural Department was informed that J&K government has already sent a proposal in this regard to Union Government. Minister Abdul Haq informed the Union Minister that in the wake of heavy snowfall during winters, the life in the valley especially in rural areas comes to standst...

Dy CM hosts Iftaar at Srinagar
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- People from different walks of life joined the Iftaar hosted by Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, here last evening. Ministers, Legislators, officers of civil and Police administration, besides members of the media fraternity and prominent citizens and members of civil society attended the Iftaar. On the occasion, Dr Nirmal Singh interacted with the guests and wished them well. Special arrangements were made for the invitees, males and females, separately, to offer Maghrib prayers. A Sufiyana music programme was also organized on the occasion...

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