Tuesday, March 28, 2017
 
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Dr Farooq, Omar greet people on Navratras
Srinagar, March 27, (Scoop News)- President National Conference Dr Farooq Abdullah and Working President Mr Omar Abdullah on Monday felicitated the people of Jammu and Kashmir on Navratras and prayed for peace and tranquity in the State. In their separate messages, the President and the Working President also greeted Kashmiri Pandits on Navreh, marking the New Year, and hoped that this festival will prove as harbinger of peace and prosperity Provincial President National Conference Jammu Mr Devender Singh Rana besides State Vice President Mr Rattan Lal Gupta, former MLCs Mr Vijay Bakaya and Mr Bushan Lal Bhat also greeted the people on Navratras and Navreh. ...

YNC seeks massive mandate for Farooq Abdullah
Srinagar, March 27, (Scoop News)- Provincial Youth National Conference President Kashmir Mr Salman Ali Sagar on Monday exhorted youth to play their crucial role in isolating divisive and communal PDP-BJP combine and strengthen the secular forces. Addressing youth workers at Moti Mahal, Akhoon Mohalla, Kachroon Mehal and various other interior areas around Dal Lake, Mr Salman Sagar said that anti-Muslim and anti-Kashmir forces have taken centre stage in the state politiy and it is incumbent upon all to stop their menacing advance anymore. He also addressed meetings in Faqir Gujree and Nishat. “To check their tentacles, we have to strengthen National Conference and preserv...

Bakaya, Sham lash out at PDP-BJP Govt for betraying migrants
Jammu,March 27, (Scoop News)- National Conference and Congress on Monday made a fervent appeal to migrant voters of the Srinagar and Anantnag Parliamentary constituencies to cast their votes in favour of Dr Farooq Abdullah and Mr Ghulam Ahmed Mir to strengthen secular forces. PDP-BJP dispensation has betrayed the people of the State in general and migrants in particular by failing in addressing to their accumulated problems, former MLC Mr Vijay Bakaya and former Congress minister Mr Sham Lal Sharma said at a joint meeting at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan here this afternoon. The two leaders asked the coalition government as to what progress has been made in...

JKACL celebrates World Theatre Day
Jammu, March 27, (Scoop News)- J&K Academy of Art Culture and languages (JKACL) today celebrated the World Theatre Day by organizing a panel discussion on the present scenario of theatre in Jammu and new trends and styles evolving in contemporary theatre with regards to the Indian and western theatre. The theatre personalities including Deepak Kumar, RL Bhat, Vikram Sharma, Abhishek Bharti and Ifra Mushtaq Kak and Sr. Drama instructor (JKACL) Dr. Sudhir Mahajan participated in the discussion. On the occasion, Secretary JKACL, Dr. Aziz Hajni congratulated the theatre activists, writers and the artist and highlighted the overall scenario of folk and contemporary theatre of the state wit...

Deputation of private school owners meets Chief Minister
Srinagar, March 27, (Scoop News)- A deputation of private school owners of Kashmir valley met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today and brought several of their issues into her notice. The deputation sought rationalization of fees and infrastructure in the schools besides other issues. They thanked the Chief Minister for taking keen interest in the Education sector and its development. The Chief Minister assured the deputation that the demands put forth by them would be looked into. ...

Kashmiri youth being targeted as per agenda: Junaid
Srinagar, March 27, (Scoop News)- Describing the PDP and BJP as two faces of the same coin, National Conference State Spokesperson Mr Junaid Azim Mattu on Monday exhorted the people in general and workers in particular to expose their sinister designs of trampling glorious ethos of Kashmir and subjecting youth to worse type of atrocities. “Our youth are being targeted as per an agenda devised by forces inimical to Kashmir”, Mr Mattu said while addressing workers’ meetings at Balhama, Pantha Chowk, Athwajan, Nishat and Manzgam areas of Srinagar, as part of campaigning for the ensuing parliamentary elections in Srinagar Lok Sabha Constituency. Mr Junaid ...

RRB at Samote installs 30 solar street lighting system in village Daraj with all accessories
Samote, March 27, (Scoop News)-Rashtriya Rifles Headquarters at Reasi has been contributing immensely towards upliftment and development of local populace in remote areas and is involved in various activities to ensure sustainable peace and prosperity in the region, amidst an environment of trust and harmony. Most of the villages situated in the higher reaches have no access to electricity. Under Op Sadhbhavana, the Samote based Rashtriya Rifles has installed 30 solar street lighting system with charger generating sets consisting of solar panels, inverters, batteries and LED bulbs in remote village Daraj of Rajouri district. The low maintenance solar lights will light ...

NABARD estimates Credit Potential of `21922 crore for Priority Sectors in J&K
Jammu, March 27, (Scoop News)-Dr. Haseeb A. Drabu, Minister of Finance/ Labour & Employment Government of Jammu and Kashmir inaugurated the State Credit Seminar organised by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) today and released the “State Focus Paper 2017-18” prepared by it for the state of Jammu and Kashmir projecting a credit potential of ` 21922 crore for 2017-18 under priority sector. Addressing the gathering attended by the senior officials from various State Government Departments, RBI, NABARD, SLBC, Banks, etc., Dr. Drabu applauded NABARD for assessing the credit potential on a realistic basis and suggested that regulators like NABARD and RBI shou...

People can contact election observers
Anantnag, March 26, (Scoop News)-The Election Commission of India has appointed election observers for the 3-Anantnag parliamentary constituency including one Election Expenditure observer and one Police Observer. General public and political parties are informed that they can contact Navdeep Rinwa, General Observer on 9419031922 or through his liaison officer, Mr. Waseem Gul(9469811786) and Sahab Singh, General Observer on 9419038661 or through his laison officer, Feroz Ahmad Chatak (9596051115), who are stationed in Anantnag, for registering any grievance or report any violation to the Model Code of Conduct. The election observers will monitor the smooth and transpar...

JK organizes State Hockey Championship 2017
Jammu, March 26, (Scoop News)-Deputy Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly Nazir Ahmed Khan Gurezi today said sports are essential in everyone’s life especially for students as these bring physical and mental fitness to the person. Everyone should involve in the sports activity even if it is for a small time, he added. Deputy Speaker was speaking at the ongoing State Hockey Championship 2017 being organized by Hockey J&K in association with J&K State Sports Council at KK Hakku Stadium. Speaking on the occasion, Deputy Speaker said that hockey is pride of the nation and that it is heartening to note the enthusiasm of the state’s youth in the game. “I'm pleased to know about the large scale pa...

Priya meets flower growers of Jammu province
Jammu, March 25, (Scoop News)-Minister of State for Tourism, Floriculture and Culture, Priya Sethi today said that the government, in its endeavor to increase the commercial aspect of Floriculture for revenue generation, would soon come up with a fresh policy envisaging added incentives and latest technological innovations for flower growers of the state. Priya Sethi while chairing a joint meeting of officers and flower growers, emphasized keenness of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti for reviving and rejuvenating the Floriculture department as a vital government entity capable of raising economic profile of the state with huge employment generation. “Jammu and Kashmir has abundant potential ...

DC reviews arrangements for Purmandal Mela, launches cleanliness drive
Smba, March 25, (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner, Sheetal Nanda, reviewed arrangements for three day Purmandal Mela commencing from 26th March in a meeting held, here today. ADC Tilak Raj Sharma, CEO Surinsar Mansar Development Authority Vikas Gupta, Additional SP Raja Adil Hamid, Executive Engineers of PDD, PHE and PWD besides Former Minister and President Dogra Sadar Sabha, Gulchain Singh Charak and members from Lakshmi Narayan Mandir Management Trust, Purmandal/ Utterbehani Shrine Committee , Dharmath Trust and other stakeholders were present in the meeting. The DC directed the concerned for improvement in road condition from Mandal to Purmanda,. She reviewed medical, transport, parkin...

Gujjar artists from tribal areas perform at Abhinav theatre
Jammu, March 25, (Scoop News)- A number of Gujjars and Bakerwal artists mainly drawn from hilly and upper reaches of Jammu and Kashmir today performed at Abhinave Threare here this afternoon in presence of number of tribal dignitaries, students and scholars witnessed the play. The programme was specially designed for tribal youth and presented by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation. The main attraction of the programme was a musical performance based on a full leghth production directed by Shokat Naseem . A play MAQADAM BAJYOO which reflects the story of a tribal head man who supervise the Jriga a tribal court was main attaraction. The performance was coceptulised...

Raj Bhavan observes “Earth Hour”
Jammu, March 25, (Scoop News)- Raj Bhawan Jammu observed the “Earth Hour” today evening by switching off all non-essential lights at 8:30 P.M, for one hour. “Earth Hour” is a global initiative of World Wide Fund for Nature and the world’s largest grass root movement for the protection of environment. Citizens around the world are uniting to observe “Earth Hour” to enlarge awareness about the arising serious consequences of Climate Change and persuade people all over the globe to save energy by switching off non-essential lights even though, symbolically, only for one hour. ...

NSS organizes workshop on “Communication Skills and Personality Development” at JU
Jammu, March 25, (Scoop News)- National Service Scheme Campus Units in collaboration with the Central Language Digital Lab., University of Jammu has started a series of workshops for NSS volunteers of the university. The first workshop of the series was organized today in the Central Language Digital lab on the theme “Communication Skills and Personality Development” in which P G Hindi and P G English distance learners participated. Prof. Jasbir Singh, Chairman NSS Campus welcomed the participants and explained the objectives of the workshop. Dr. Suresh Rao, Coordinator of the workshop explained the activities to be undertaken and how the students can enhance their communication s...

CUK faculty condole demise of Prof. Abdul Rashid Khan
Srinagar, March 25, (Scoop News)- Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Deans of Schools, Heads and Coordinators of different departments, faculty members and other staff today condoled the demise of Professor Abdul Rashid Khan, former Head of the Department, Zoology, University of Kashmir. In a condolence meeting, the participants prayed for peace to the departed soul and forbearance to the bereaved family. The participants highlighted the contributions of Prof. Abdul Rashid in the field of Zoology. His contribution to the corporate life at the University of Kashmir and in various academic circles were also highli...

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