Thursday, November 23, 2017
 
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Azad, Mahajan felicitated
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-Members of Christian community here today felicitated senior Congress leader and Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Vicky Mahajan, JKPCC Secretary. Mementoes were given to these two Congress leaders and their services to the State of Jammu and Kashmir were lauded. Prominent among members of Christian community who felicitated the senior Congress leaders was Camres David Babbloo, President All India Masih Seva Dal and General Secretary District Congress Committee (DCC) Jammu Urban. Anil Chopra, District President DCC Jammu Urban, Gourav Chopra and Parshotam Mehra, General Secretaries DCC Jammu Urban and others including members of...

BSF school Jammu students excel in sports and literary activities
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-BSF School Jammu students brought laurels to the institution by giving scintillating and power packed performances in various literary, artistic and sports activities. In the 63rd National school games Ms Stuti Gupta of BSF Sr Sec School won silver medal (HOOP) in U-17 gymnastics. The games were held at Salt Lake, Kolkata and were organized by West Bengal State Sports Council. On 2nd Nov’ 2017 under the aegis of vigilance Department of BSF Jammu FTR, a plethora of activities like Essay writing Elocution and Poster making were conducted.Ms Bhumika Sharma and Vaishvi Raina bagged first and second prize respectively in Essay writing while Tejasvi and Himansh...

Mahajan hails Centre’s initiatives on J&K
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-Hailing decision of the Union Government to withdraw cases of first timer stone pelters, general secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Ved Mahajan today said such confidence building measures (CBMs) would send a very positive message in the State in general and Valley in particular. In a statement issued here today, Mr Mahajan said during interaction of the PDP delegatin with Centre’s special representative Dineshwar Sharma this issue was taken up before him. He said that PDP delegation had suggested Mr Sharma to consider cases of first timer stone pelters on humanitarian ground. He said that it was result of PDP’s suggestions that Centre has deci...

BJP felicitates meritorious girl students under “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao”
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-BJP conducted an impressive programme in its state headquarter, Trikuta Nagar to felicitate meritorious girl students who have scored good percentage in the academics in the presence of its State President & MLA, Sat Sharma along with State General Secretary Harinder Gupta and State Spokesperson & “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” state convenor S. S. Bijral (Retd. IGP). Sat Sharma lauding the girl students for their excellent result and bringing laurels to their and their parent’s names, said that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi while pursuing agenda for the development of Nation and extending every possible help to ensure strengthening of weak and neglected s...

Power shutdown
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-In order to execute various development works by M/s IRCON International Ltd under R-APDRP scheme, the power supply to Trikuta Nagar and its adjoining areas fed from 33 KV GG-2 and 11 KV G-3 feeders shall remain affected on November 25 from 9 am to 1 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Bhagwati Nagar, Puran Nagar, Nitco Lane, Vikas Lane and adjoining areas fed from C-18, C-19 and M-2 feeders shall remain affected on November 23, 25 and 27 from 10 am to 2 pm. Likewise, the power supply to Yatri Niwas, Main Road Bhagwati Nagar, Canal Road, AG Office, Maheshpura, Shakti Nagar, Pawan Ice Cream and adjoining areas fed from C-7, C-8, C-16 and TT-3 feeders sha...

Economic independence key to women empowerment: Abdul Haq
Asks womenfolk to avail benefit of self-employment schemes
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-Minister for Rural Development Panchayati Raj, Law and Justice Abdul Haq on Wednesday stressed on the women to avail the benefit of various schemes launched to uplift their socio economic condition. Minister said was interacting with members of various Self Help Groups at a function organised by State Rural Livelihood Mission (SRLM) here at Dansal block. The meeting was attended by Additional Mission Director Kapil Sharma, BDO Dansal and other senior officers of the district. While complimenting the SHG members for writing their success stories and contributing positively to their families, the Minister said that an empowered woman guarantees an empowered...

Sham Choudhary declares open 1st CCDU T-20 Invitational Cricket Tournament
Involve youth in conserving water resources: Farooq Andrabi
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Lal Choudhary today declared open 1st CCDU T-20 Invitational Cricket Tournament here at University playground. Minister of State for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Syed Farooq Ahmad Andrabi was also present on the occasion. The 8-day tournament organised by Communication & Capacity Development Unit (CCDU) will be played on league basis in which four teams viz. Media-XI, Engineer-XI, Police-XI and Div Com-XI are participating. The final of the tournament will be played on November 29 at the same venue. The theme of the tournament is "Jal Hai To Kal Hai". Highlighting the objective of organizing the...

J&K contingent for IWL calls on Chief Minister
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-The members of J&K Women’s Football team participating in the coming Indian Women’s League (IWL) called on Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. The team is participating in the coming national Football tournament at Kolhapur, Maharashtra starting from November 25. The Chief Minister enquired from the young players about their preparations and wished them well for the coming tourney. Commissioner Secretary, Youth Services & Sports Department, Hilal Ahmad Parray, Secretary, J&K State Sports Council, Waheed ur Rehman Parra and other officials of the Sports Council were present on the occasion. ...

Ensure time bound completion of ongoing projects: Speaker to JMC
Jammu, November 22, (Scoop News)-Speaker J&K Legislative Assembly and MLA Gandhi Nagar, Kavinder Gupta, today directed Jammu Municipal Corporation to put in extra efforts for execution of all ongoing and upcoming projects initiated for the development of the constituency. The Speaker said this while chairing the meeting convened to review the progress on various developmental works being executed by the JMC in Gandhi Nagar constituency. The Speaker said that considerable amounts have been sanctioned to conduct development works in the constituency. He said that a blanket amount of Rs 1.5 crore has been sanctioned to conduct minor works in all 23 wards of Gandhi Nagar constituency includin...

Residents of Bhalessa demanding hill district status
Bhalessa ,November 22, (Scoop News)-A massive protest demonstration was staged by the residents of Bhalessa opposite Press Club Jammu demanding hill district status to Bhalessa and detachment of Bhalessa from the jurisdiction of ADC Bhaderwah that is more than 100 Kilometers from Bhalessa Gandoh.The speakers highlighted that Bhalessa areas have been attached to Bhaderwah ADC without the consent of the people; previously the area of Bhalessa has been with ADC Doda i.e only 66 Kms from Gandoh. Now the inhabitants of Bhalessa can’t travel 115 average kms to reach Bhaderwah for administrative work. The residents has demanded immediate withdrawal for the Government order and asked the Chief ...

GOC 16 Corps calls on Governor
CAO SMVD, Kundal also meet Governor
Jammu,November 21, (Scoop News)- Lt. Gen. Saranjit Singh, GOC 16 Corps, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today and briefed him about the obtaining security situation in his entire Area of Responsibility, particularly along the Line of Control. Governor discussed with the GOC certain issues relating to effective internal security management in the hinterland and further strengthening of the counter-infiltration grid. Meanwhile Brig (Retd.) M. M. Harjai, Chief Administrative Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super-Specialty Hospital (SMVDNSSH), called on G...

District admn Rajouri initiates action against officials of 25 institutions
Rajouri, November 21, (Scoop News)- District Administration, Rajouri has issued directions for action against heads of more than 25 educational institutions in view of inspection and audit report indicting the schools for various administrative and academic lapses. Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri, has issued directions for various actions including withholding of salary, serving show-cause notice and meeting for curative action. Salary of more than 25 officials including heads of institutions, physical teachers and resource persons has been withheld. Further action will be taken after reply of the defaulters is taken into account. Inspections were conducted in more than 45 schools by differe...

DIPR showcases JK’s rich heritage through Photo Exhibition
Jammu, November 21, (Scoop News)- Celebrating World Heritage Week, Department of Information and Public Relations today organized a Photo Exhibition showcasing the State's rich heritage at Kala Kendra Jammu. Photographs portraying JK’s cultural legacy were put on display by the Department for public view in the exhibition. The Photo Exhibition brought the rich cultural diversity and heritage under one roof with various sections dedicated to state heritage, architecture, culture, shrines and alike. Pertinent to mention that Heritage Week is being celebrated across the State with the aim to promote the unique and rich cultural heritage of the State besides educating the younger generatio...

Chief Secretary reviews DBT implementation with Administrative Secretaries, DCS
Jammu, November 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, B BVyas, Tuesday reviewed the progress of implementation of the Public Financial Management System (PFMS) and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) scheme with Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioners and all Deputy Commissioner’s. Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir and Deputy Commissioners participated in the meeting via video conferencing. Implementation of DBT with respect to all Central Sector and State Sector Schemes was discussed in the meeting. It was informed that State DBT Portal has been registered and is active. Chief Secretary impressed upon the Administrative Secretaries and Deputy Commissioners to expedite the implement...

Speaker, PUC members inspect upcoming Cable Car Project Jammu
Jammu,November 21, (Scoop News)- The Committee on Public Undertaking of Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly under the Chairmanship of MLA, Satpaul Sharma today inspected the pace of work on Cable Car project from Mubarak Mandi to Bagh-e-Bahu. Speaker Legislative Assembly, Kavinder Gupta also accompanied the Committee members during the visit. Legislators, G M Saroori, Rajesh Gupta, Abdul Majid Larmi, Rajeev Sharma and Vikram Randhawa also accompanied the Committee during their visit to the project sites. During the visit, the Committee inspected all three sites of construction work including Bahu Fort, Mahamaya Temple and Peerkho and impressed upon the concerned officers to expedite...

5-day Hockey Tournament inaugurated at Hakku Stadium
Jammu, November 21, (Scoop News)- President Hockey JK, KantaAndotra today inaugurated 5-day 3rd Shaheed Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Memorial Hockey Tournament-2017 at K KHakku Astro Turf Stadium. The 5-day tournament being organised by Kashmir Sikh Sangat in which Khalsa Club (GoleGujra), Vijaypur Club, AKS Club (Digiana), Bhargave Club, MRS Club (Simble Camp), Young Star (Simble Camp, MBS Club (Simble Camp), Young Khalsa (GoleGujral), Sittu Club (Simble Camp), Deshmesh Club (Nanak Nagar), Ajit Club (GoleGujral) and Hiranagar Club (Kathua) are participating. Speaking on the occasion, KantaAndotra said that sports activities under ‘Khelo India’ a Central Government scheme across the State a...

DLL organizes Career Counseling Programme at GDC Udhampur
Udhampur, November 21, (Scoop News)-Employment Information Cum Advisory Bureau, Department of Lifelong Learning, University of Jammu in collaboration with P.G. Department of English, Government Degree College, Udhampur organised one day Counselling programme on “Career perspectives after PG in English” here today. The programme was held under the supervision of Dr. Kavita Suri, Director, DLL, University of Jammu. The programme started with the lightening of lamp followed by welcome address by the Sh. S.K. Magotra, Principal. Prof. Monika Sethi and Dr. Sadaf Shah, both from Department of English, University of Jammu were invited as Special resource persons. Both of them made the stude...

Deleting families of WP refugees from the list of rationees is inhuman: Ravinder Sharma
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)- Slamming the state government over the issue of deletion of WP refugee families from the list of rationees, Congress has questioned BJP whether it is the healing touch to them against BJP’s repeated commitments to this section of society for full rights. Reacting to media reports that families of WP refugees are being deleted from the list of rationees by the present Govt., JKPCC Chief Spokesperson Mr. Ravinder Sharma termed the move as inhuman for those who were availing this facility for last 70 years but now when BJP is in power, they are being deprived of this basic facility. They are the citizens of India and are bonafide voters for the Parl...

SDRF organizes awareness camp at Seela
15 day CD/DM training programme concludes
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)-The 15 day long CD/DM training organized by SDRF for its Jawans at component concluded, besides a daylong awareness programme on disaster management was organized by SDRF in a government school in Reasi area here today. The 15 day training camp was supervised by Dy. Controller CD cum area Commandant HG Samba in which the jawans were trained and educated about the Civil Defence activities and disaster management in order to minimize the loss of human lives and property during the disasters. Meanwhile, DRF component Reasi organized a day long awareness camp at Government Middle School Seela in which all the students of the institution participated. Instr...

MLC Raina calls on Governor
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)-Girdhari Lal Raina, MLC, called on Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Sh. Raina informed the Governor about several important problems relating to the Kashmiri Pandits who were compelled to leave their hearth and homes and flee from the Valley in 1989-90. He called for urgent steps to induce urgent confidence measures to enable the return of community. In this context he demanded establishment of the Kashmiri Pandit Welfare Board. Assuring support, the Governor advised Sh. Raina to vigorously continue his endeavours for the restoration of pea...

VC SKUAST-J calls on Governor
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)-Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sharma, Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu (SKUAST-J), called on Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Dr. Sharma briefed the Governor about the status of admissions to the under-graduate and post-graduate courses; academic and administrative issues relating to the institution and the difficulties being faced on certain fronts. Governor advised the Vice Chancellor to take sustained initiatives for boosting extension activities for securing visi...

Dorjay releases newsletter titled ‘Our Cooperatives- Our strength’
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Cooperatives and Ladakh Affairs, Chering Dorjay, stressed upon the common masses particularly youth to understand the concept of production and marketing linkages which bring economic transformation and are considered as fruitful investments to acquire decent means of livelihood in their own vicinity. The Minister was speaking at valedictory function organized by the Cooperative Department at Cooperative Office Complex Bantallab, here today to mark conclusion of 64th Cooperative Week. On the occasion, the Minister released a Newsletter titled “Our Cooperatives- Our strength” prepared by the Department. The publication contains valuable inform...

Mega recruitment drive underway at Govt Polytechnic College Jammu
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)-Two days Mega recruitment cum training drive under Udaan to provide job opportunities to the students of the state got underway at Government Polytechnic College, here today. About thirteen Udaan corporate partners including IISD, IL&FS, Mount Talent Consulting, Multicare Services Pvt Ltd, Rooman Technologies, S.E-Biz, Saha-e-Village, Suntech Info Solutions Pvt Ltd, VISPL, Maruti-Sazuki, Experts IT Pvt Ltd, Quess Corp Ltd are participating in the drive. Pre-counseling placement session was also conducted for the students to give them exposure with regard to soft skills traits for interview. The selected candidates would be trained outside the state for m...

Measures afoot to make PDS transparent, pilferage proof: Zulfkar
Minister launches PoS Machines at Rajouri
Rajouri, November 20, (Scoop News)- Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and Tribal Affairs Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali today said the government has undertaken a slew of measures to ensure digitization of Public Distribution System to make it more transparent, accountable and pilferage proof. The Minister said this after launching a POS machine under e-PDS Project at Government Sale Depot, Alpha Gate Rajouri. Present on the occasion were Commissioner Secretary FCS & CAs M. D. Khan, DDC Dr. Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Controller Legal Metrology R.K. Katoch, Nodal Officer e-PDS Project Arun Kotwal, AD FCS & CAs Javid Iqbal and other officers of district administration. Speaking on...

Bhim Singh expresses shock on sad demise of P.R. Dasmunsi
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)- “A dear friend, philosopher, a revolutionary by birth and a great noble friend, Priyo Ranjan Dasmunsi is no more but footprints he left behind shall always show the path towards humanism combined with total commitment to nationalism with malice to none.” Prof.Bhim Singh, a youth-hood comrade of Mr. Priyo Ranjan Dasmunsi conveyed his message of condolences in these words. Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party introduced to Mr. P.R. Dasmunsi by Mrs. Indira Gandhi, the then Prime of India at Safdarjung Road where Bhim Singh called on the Indian Prime Minister on his return from five years long travelling on motorcycle with a peace missi...

Dental association meets chief minister
Jammu, November 20, (Scoop News)- A delegation of Indian Dental Association (IDA), Jammu branch led by its president Dr.Rajiv Mengi met Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. Besides, Dr.Bhupinder Singh, Dr.Munish Gupta and Dr.Aayush Sharma who are the newly elected members of J&K State Dental Council, the delegation includes senior dentists Dr.Manoj Raina and Dr.Himja Mengi. Dr.Bhupinder Singh, Secretary IDA Jammu, while interacting with CM, raised the issue of unemployment of dental surgeons in J&K. He said that more than 400 new dentists are coming to our state every year but the government jobs for dental surgeons were filled by Public Service Commission in year 2008 and no fresh notificat...

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