Tuesday, August 21, 2018
 
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Governor expresses grief over demise of former Director Radio Kashmir Srinagar
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Governor N.N. Vohra has expressed grief over the sad demise of Sh. Ghulam Hassan Zia, former Director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar. In a condolence message Governor has prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in their hour of grief. ...

Advisor Vijay Kumar condoles demise of Ghulam Hassan Zia
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar has condoled the demise of Ghulam Hasan Zia, former Director Radio Kashmir who breathed his last on Sunday evening. In his condolence message, the Advisor while expressing heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul. ...

Secy Information condoles Zia’s demise
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- Secretary Information, Youth Services & Sports, Sarmad Hafeez has condoled the demise of Ghulam Hassan Zia, former Director of Radio Kashmir Srinagar. Hafeez in his condolence message, while expressing grief and sorrow over the passing away of Zia has prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul. He also recalled Late Zia’s contribution as a broadcaster and administrator. He has also expressed his solidarity with the bereaved family. ...

DDC Udhampur reviews progress of centrally sponsored schemes
5 employees suspended, show-cause notice served to ACD, BDO’s salary withheld
Udhampur, August 20 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner, (DDC) Udhampur Ravinder Kumar today convened a meeting of district officers and field functionaries of different departments to review the status of centrally sponsored schemes i.e Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin), MPLAD, CDF, etc at Conference Hall DC Office Complex Udhampur, Threadbare discussion was held on various issues like Expedition of execution works under MPLAD, CDF, District Plan, PMDP and submission of MPRs and utilization certificate in time, information on format IV -AEBAS, Expedition of Expenditure on BEAMS, Damage report of different sectors caused by natural calamities, Detail of projects rea...

Medical Aid for Patients
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- On the instructions of Governor N.N. Vohra, the Medical Aid Committee met under the Chairmanship of Mr. Navin K. Choudhary, Principal Secretary Finance Department, and sanctioned Rs 32.36 lakh to aid 188 patients. ...

764 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)- On the 54th day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 764 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,83,140 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave. ...

Director Agriculture launches E-Plant Clinics for Rajouri & Udhampur Districts
Jammu, August 20 (Scoop News)-Director Agriculture, Jammu H. K. Razdan today launched E-Plant Clinics for Rajouri and Udhampur Districts on the concluding day of seven days training programme of Plant Doctors which was organized by Agriculture Department in collaboration with Centre for Agriculture and Bioscience International (CABI) under Plantwise Programme. Speaking on the occasion Director Agriculture said that there is need to widen the scope of ongoing E-Plant Clinics to uncovered districts of Jammu Division to mitigate the insect pests, disease and deficiencies problems of various agricultural crops. He impressed upon the officers of department and CABI to educate the farmers rega...

DC Reasi reviews development works in Shiv Khori
Reasi, August 20 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Prasanna Ramaswamy G reviews the status of developmental works at the holy shrine Shiv Khori during a meeting held with a deputation of officials from Shiv Khori Shrine Board, here today at the DC office The deputation put forward demands for development of infrastructure including installation of railings at the holy cave, construction of foot bridges and erecting shelter sheds to prevent accidents from shooting stones, installation of exhaust fans inside the holy cave, provision of electricity backup, erection of monkey proof street lights and setting up toilet complexes in Ransoo Bazar and local bus stand for convenience of pilg...

Telecom DM Coordination meeting & mock drill held
Jammu, August 20 (Scoop News)- The Second meeting of the State Telecom Disaster Coordination Committee meeting was held at here today. The meeting was chaired by RK Dubey, Senior Deputy Director General, License Service Area (LSA) J&K, a field unit of Department of Telecommunication, Ministry of Telecommunications, Government of India. Government of India has brought out a Standard Operating Procedure (SoP) for responding to Disasters, under which the State Telecom Disaster Coordination Committee has been formed. The meeting was attended by Director Disaster Management J&K, Aamir Ali, Commandant SDRF 2nd Bn Jammu Rashmi Wazir, Director (T) Dept of Telecommunications, Balvinder Singh, Join...

Kavinder expresses deep grief and anguish over loss of lives in a tragic road accident in Kishtwar
Srinagar, August 20 (Scoop News)-Two Vehicles, a Matador and a Maruti car met with an accident while travelling from Thathri towards Kishtwar for further travelling for machail Mata darshan. When they reached Kuligarh came under the grab of slide resulting which 06 persons died and 13 persons got injured. Extending heartfelt condolences to the families of those who died in the tragic accident, Former Deputy Chief Minister prayed for the eternal peace of the departed souls. Kavinder Gupta also called for ensuring best possible Medicare facilities for the injured. He has prayed for the early recovery of the injured. He also sought Government’s intervention in smooth execution of the ong...

JMC conducts surprise drive in different areas of Jammu City
Jammu, August 20 (Scoop News)-Under the directions of Commissioner JMC, Arvind Kotwal, KAS and Joint Commissioner (Adm.) Mr. Pardeep Singh Manhas, KAS, Municipal Veterinary Officer, Dr. Zaffar Iqbal along with other team members conducted a surprise drive in different areas of Jammu City to ensure the sale of wholesome and good quality meat and meat byproducts to the consumers on eve of Eid-ul-Azha. The surprise drive started from CPO Chowk Panjirthi, Ustad Mohalla, Newplot, Janipur, Bantalab, Paloura, Jewel & Gujjar Nagar, etc. During the drive, various meat shops were checked and about 10kg of substandard meat was seized and later on disposed of properly along with a fin...

Rana expresses shock and grief over the loss of life in Kerala
donates one month salary towards Kerala Flood Relief Fund
Jammu, August 20 (Scoop News)-Member Legislative Assembly and Provincial President National Conference Mr Devender Singh Rana on Sunday donated his one month’s salary towards Kerala Chief Minister’s Flood Relief Fund, as a humble contribution for the flood sufferers. This is in pursuance to the initiative of the National Conference Vice President and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mr Omar Abdullah, who contributed his one month salary towards the Kerala Flood Relief Fund the other day. Mr Rana has expressed profound shock and grief over the loss of life and hoped that all the marooned persons would be relocated to safer places on immediate basis. He also expressed so...

DDC inspects upcoming projects in Batote, Patnitop
Ramban, August 19 (Scoop News)-District Development Commissioner (DDC) Showkat Aijaz Bhat, along with a team of officers, today conducted extensive tour of Patnitop and Batote to inspect ongoing projects, take stock of development requirements and listen to public grievances in these areas. The DDC inspected progress on ring road and tourism related infrastructure being created for further development and exploitation of tourism potential of the scenic Patnitop. He asked the concerned agencies to repair the road immediately so that the commuters don’t face any hassles. He directed the concerned authorities to maintain cleanliness in and around Patnitop and Batote areas by exploiting d...

802 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 19, (Scoop News)- On the 53rd day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 802 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,82,376 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave ...

Tariq Hameed Karra meets Governor
Srinagar, August 19, (Scoop News)-Tariq Hameed Karra, former Member of Parliament and Member, Congress Working Committee, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and expressed concern about the legal challenge to Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution. Sh. Karra discussed with Governor certain issues about the implementation of development schemes in the State and welcomed the decision for the long pending elections to Municipalities and Panchayats being conducted in Oct-December this year. Governor urged Sh. Karra to raise awareness about the vital importance of e...

Executive Vice-President, The Guild of Service, meets Governor
Srinagar, August 19 (Scoop News)- Ms. Meera Khanna, Trustee & Executive Vice-President, The Guild of Service, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Ms. Khanna informed Governor about the various facilities and institutions which are being run by the Guild of Service to alleviate the lot of women and children who have suffered since the onset of terrorism in the Valley. Governor urged Ms. Khanna to see that The Guild of Service continued with its ongoing philanthropic activities at Srinagar and Tangmarg and assured his support to The Guild. While re-iterating the crucial importance of peace and normalcy being restored in the State, Governor advised the Guild to partic...

Farooq Shah reviews functioning of PHE, I&FC, Relief and Rehabilitation
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)-Secretary, Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) and Relief and Rehabilitation, Farooq Ahmed Shah today reviewed the functioning of the said departments in a string of meetings here. The Secretary also took stock of the progress made in various projects under these sectors. The meetings were attended by Chief Engineer PHE Jammu, Ashok Gandotra, Chief Engineer I&FC Jammu, K K Magotra, SEs, Executive Engineers, senior functionaries of Relief and Rehabilitation and other concerned departments. During the meetings, Farooq Ahmad Shah reviewed the practical and ground level implication of the schemes along with financial progress. Sh...

Advisor Ganai conducts public grievances redressal camp at Jammu
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)- Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today called for utilizing resources and skills available within the government for capacity building of teachers across the state. “There is a need for the capacity building of teachers to improve the quality of education and that can be done through training and workshops by utilizing the expertise of potential trainers from educational institutions, state universities and other departments involving an interdisciplinary, integrated and active approach to learning”, the Advisor maintained. The Advisor stated this while interacting with the deputation of J&K Polytechnic Sector Faculty and Staff during public red...

347 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-On the 52nd day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 347 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,81,574 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave. ...

Special team conducts market-checking in Srinagar areas
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-In the run-up to the occasion of Eid next week, a special team constituted by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed, Saturday undertook a market-checking drive at various areas in the district to verify the price and quality of eatables sold in markets here. The special team, which was headed by Assistant Commissioner Srinagar, Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad and comprised of officers from Health, Food Safety and SMC, inspected different kinds of stores on the occasion and verified the approved prices and quality of eatables offered there. Besides City Centre markets and various other civil lines areas including Rambagh, Chanapora and Baghat, the tea...

Advisor Vyas’s public hearing deferred
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-The weekly public hearing of Advisor to Governor B. B. Vyas scheduled on August 20, 2018, at Governor’s Grievance Cell Srinagar has been deferred due to his other official engagements. ...

BJP District Jammu west pays tributes to former PM, Bharat Ratna, Atal ji
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)- Remembering the noble soul, former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna, Late Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu West, held a simple yet heart touching tribute programme at Pt. Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan, Kachi Chawni. Former Cabinet Minister Sat Sharma (MLA), BJP State Secretary & District Prabhari Praduman Singh, District President Ayodhya Gupta and other senior leaders of party expressed their emotions, while remembering the great soul. Sat Sharma, while paying tributes to the great ideologue, termed the heavenly departure of Sh. Atal ji as the personal loss to every single BJP activist. He said that Atal ji was equally popular amongst al...

Vajpayee the only PM, who was equally popular in all three regions of J&K:Gupta
Jammu, August 18 (Scoop News)-Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the only Prime Minister, who was equally popular in all three regions of J&K which differ on many issues. This was stated by Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta, who held various positions both in the party as also in the Union Ministry under the stewardship of Shri Vajpayee. He said Shri Vajpayee was so great statesman that in 1999 he won the Kargil War by demonstrating great courage but for peace latter on he engaged the villain General Musharraf in a dialogue and brought him to a position that he publically announced in 2003, that no soil under control of Pakistan would be allowed for any cross border violence. Prof. Gupta who was ...

Army distributes sports kits
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-With an aim to foster the talent of the children from a young age, Army provided sports kits to the students of Middle School, C S Rather & Motalhama. The Army is continuing with its relentless efforts in guiding the youth towards sports and development of skills. The students were very excited on receiving the sports kit and thanked the Army for the items. During the interaction with the students, teachers and the parents, the importance of sports in overall development of a student’s life besides education was emphasised upon. Teachers and parents expressed their gratitude for such assistances and said that these efforts will go a long way in shaping t...

Army conducts inter school competitions
Udhampur,August 18 (Scoop News)-Indian Army conducted Inter School Quiz, Debate, Drawing, Painting, Poem Recitation and Essay Competition on 15 August 2018 for students at Government High School, Langar of Rajouri district. The aim of the competition was to augment patriotism amongst students, build their confidence and facilitate to showcase their talent. Students used this platform as a creative and entertaining medium to address important issues of relevance to the society. All competitions, were based on varied themes, namely National Integration, Environment Conservation and Social Issues pertaining to the society and students, in particular. 155 students from 04 schools partici...

Bhim urges Hurriyat Leaders to understand pros & cons of Article 35(A)
Jammu, August 18 (Scoop News)-Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Executive Chairman of State Legal Aid Committee who has been appearing at different times against the illegal detention of the Hurriyat Conference leaders in the High Court and the Supreme Court has requested them to study the pros and cons of Article 35(A) before attempting to defend this dictatorial and illegal amendment in the Indian Constitution. Prof.Bhim Singh has made a strong appeal to the Hurriyat Conference leaders to read and understand the implications and effects of this Article on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens (residents of J&K). Prof.Bhim Singh in a strong...

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