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|45 wrestlers of different categories participate in Indian Style Wrestling Championship in Rajouri district|
Rajouri, February 24, (Scoop News)-Rajouri District Indian Style Wrestling Championship organized by District Indian Style Association under the aegis of Jammu and Kashmir Indian Style Wrestling Association and sponsored by Jammu and Kashmir State Sports Council concluded in the premises of Government Higher Secondary School Rajouri.
In the championship 45 wrestlers from various tehsils of District Rajouri participated in one day event in weight categories 50k Kg,55 Kg, 61 Kg, 65Kg, 72 Kg
The Championship was held under the overall supervision of Bansi Lal Tidyal (Retired Tehsildar) General Secretary of JK ISWA and Mulakh Raj Sharma (NIS Wrestling Coach) Chairman Technical Com...|
|Chairperson NC Minority Cell greets people on Shivratri|
Jammu, February 24, (Scoop News)- Former MLC and National Conference Minority Cell Chairperson Mr Bushan Lal Bhat has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri and expressed the hope that the festival would be celebrated with spirit of harmony and brotherhood.
Greeting the people on Herath, Mr Bhat prayed for peace and tranquility in the state, saying such festivals help in strengthening the bonds of amity and goodwill among different segments of society.
|Governor speaks about missing student to VC Kashmir University|
Jammu, February 24, (Scoop News)- Governor NN Vohra spoke to Prof. Khursheed Andrabi, Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir, to ascertain the action taken to trace the whereabouts of a Law Faculty student who was reported missing since 21st February 2017. Besides advising the VC to take all possible steps to get the student back, the Governor also spoke to the Police to carry out uninterrupted investigations.
Today noon the Governor was very happy to be informed by the VC that the student, who had been disturbed about some matter, had returned to the family. Governor urged the VC to strengthen and enlarge the counseling system in the University.
|Weird conditions, disorganized strategy lead to failure of PoK DPs relief disbursement scheme: Chuni|
Jammu, February , (Scoop News)- “The whole process of disbursement of relief amount meant for PoK Displaced Persons of 1947, 65 and 71 is completely imperfect which is triggering total into failure of the scheme” this was stated by Rajiv Chuni Chairman, S. O. S. International – An organization for PoK Displaced Persons in a press statement issued here today. While elaborating the facts, S. O. S. International Chairman said that the procedure which authorities have adopted clearly indicating that the scheme is going disastrous because the officials appointed are totally ignorant and unaware of the ground realities.
Mr. Chuni further said that it is such a bizarre move of Government th...|
|Cherai Club wins Volleyball League Tournament|
Katra, February , (Scoop News)-Cherai Volleyball Club has won the one-day Volleyball League Tournament organised by the Sports Wing of the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board at Sports Complex, Katra.
In the last league match, Cherai Club defeated Kalika Club, Reasi by two sets to one and was adjudged as winner on the basis of maximum points secured in the tournament in which five teams from Talwara, Reasi, Malhar, Cherai and CRPF 6th Bn. participated.
Dr. Piyush Singla, Additional Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board was the chief guest. Before the start of the final match, players of both the teams were introduced.
He gave details of va...|
|Govt committed to fulfill people’s expectations: Priya Sethi|
| Inaugurates Social Welfare Community Stitching Center|
Jammu, February 23, (Scoop News)- Minister of State for Education and Tourism, Priya Sethi said that people have high hopes from the present Government and sole aim of the present Government is to fulfill the expectations of the people.
The Minister was speaking at an inaugural function of a Social Welfare Community Stitching Centre here at Mohalla, Paharian.
Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said the Government has recently taken several reformative measures to facilitate the beneficiaries and called upon the concerned officers to adopt a pro-active approach in implementing the schemes so that the benefits of all welfare schemes reach to the deserving people only.
She added that...|
|Chief Secretary condoles demise of former KAS Officer Dr Suraiya Bhat|
Jammu, February 23, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, B R Sharma has conveyed his condolences over the sad demise of former senior KAS Officer, Dr Suraiya Bhat.
On his behalf and on behalf of the State Administration, Chief Secretary conveyed his sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Dr Suraiya Bhat served in the State Administration in various capacities including Executive Director, State Rehabilitation Council and Member J&K Services Selection Board.
|Tarigami greets people on Mahashivratri|
|Jammu, February 23, (Scoop News)- Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, CPI(M) leader and MLA Kulgam has felicitated people of the State particularly Kashmiri Pandit Community on the eve of Maha Shivratri, also popularly known as “Hearath”.
In his felicitation message, Tarigami has said that the day reminds us about the communal harmony and brotherhood which is the landmark of Kashmiri’s rich culture and ethos. He said the occasion renews resolve of the people of the State towards upholding the value and high traditions of co-existence, brotherhood and communal harmony. He said the philosophy of Kashmiryat without existence of Kashmiri Pandits shall be incomplete.
|DLL national seminar on rural development concludes at JU|
Jammu, February 23, (Scoop News)- The two-day national seminar organized by the Department of Lifelong Learning (DLL), University of Jammu on “Lifelong learning and sustainable rural development” concluded here today. Prof. S.K. Bhati, Head, Department of Adult, Continuing Education and Extension, Jamia Milila Islamia University, New Delhi was the keynote speaker of the valedictory function.
Welcoming the chief guest and delegates, Dr Kavita Suri, Director and Head, Department of Lifelong Learning and MA in Rural Development, thanked all the participants for their quality presentations and also for making the seminar in the domain of rural development a success.
In his valedict...|
|ICSC observes International Mother Language Day|
|Srinagar, February 22, (Scoop News)-In connection with ‘International Mother Language Day’ a function was held today at Islamia College of Science and Commerce (ICSC) in collaboration with H. N Wanchoo Trust.
Principal ISCS Prof. (Dr) G. M. Tibet Baqal, Social Activists, noted poets, members of media fraternity, besides students and other concerned were present at the function.
On the occasion various speakers highlighted the importance of observing the Day which is aimed to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism across the World.
The speakers said educational institutions have an important role in preserving the mother language....|
|Lal Singh felicitates kickboxing champion Tajamul Islam|
|Jammu, February 22, (Scoop News)- Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Choudhary Lal Singh today felicitated Tajamul Islam, winner of 'Gold Medal' in World Sub-Junior Kickboxing Championship.
She won the gold medal in the championship which was held at Andriana, Italy, after beating her American opponent. The child prodigy won six bouts to lift the Championship in her category.
The Minister on the occasion praised the grit and determination of the little girl who has made the nation proud and hoped that her success would inspire other children of the Valley. Meanwhile Tajamul Islam expressed her joy meeting the Minister, who later presented full-fledged sports kit. He further enq...|
| Yousuf chairs Privilege Committee meeting|
|Panel drops Privilege motion against Chief Editor, Early times|
Jammu, February 22, (Scoop News)- A meeting of Committee on Privileges (PC) of Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was today held under the Chairmanship of MLA, Mohammad Yousuf Bhat here today.
Threadbare discussion was held on the Privilege motion moved by the MLA, Usman Abdul Majid.
Legislators, Javid Ahmed Rana, Shamima Firdous, R S Pathania, Javaid Hassan Baig, Aijaz Ahmed Mir and Bashir Ahmed Dar were also present on the occasion and gave their suggestions on the issue.
The Committee dropped the Privilege Motion against the Editor of a local newspaper. After threadbare discussion on the matter, the committee decided to drop the privilege motion, on the condition that the newspaper publish...|
|Tarigami chairs Estimates Committee meeting|
|LA Panel reviews working of Housing and Urban Dev Deptt |
|Jammu, February 22, (Scoop News)- The Committee on Estimates of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly today directed the Housing & Urban Development Department (H&UDD) to accelerate the process of preparation of Master Plans for the urban centres including capital city of Srinagar.
The Committee which met here under the Chairmanship of MLA, Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami, suggested for formulation of master plans for the towns of all districts, the process for which has already been started.
It was stressed upon the concerned to complete the Master Plan formulation for the cities where the process has already been set in motion. The Members said similar plans should also be form...|
|Deputation of NYC volunteers meets Chief Minister|
Jammu, February 22, (Scoop News)- A deputation of National Youth Corps (NYC) volunteers called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today.
The deputation brought their demands into the notice of the Chief Minister and sought their redressal.
The Chief Minister assured the deputation that Government is examining their demands sympathetically and appropriate action would be taken.
|Govt accords sanction to the prosecution of 9 public servants|
|Jammu, February 22, (Scoop News)- The State Government has issued orders sanctioning prosecution in respect of nine public servants namely Mr. Habibullah Mir, the then Assistant Executive Engineer, PHE Sub-Division Anantnag, Mr. Mohammad Shafi Teli, the then Junior Engineer, PHE Sub-Division Anantnag, Mr. Subash Chander, the then Village Level Worker (VLW) posted in Block Development Office, Bishnah, Mr. Sushil Magotra, the then Junior Engineer, posted in Block Development Office, Bishnah, Rural Development Department, Jammu, Mr. Satish Kumar Langer, the then I/C Assistant Engineer, Rural Engineering Wing, Sub-Division Bishnah, Rural Development Department, Jammu, Mr. Jotinder Singh, the th...|