Monday, September 24, 2018
 
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Governor addresses Convocation of National Institute of Technology, Srinagar
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Governor Satya Pal Malik addressed the Convocation of the National Institute of Technology Srinagar held at the SKICC here today. Prof. Ved Prakash, former Chairman UGC, was the Guest of Honour. Governor presented 47 Gold Medals to M.Tech, MSc and B.Tech toppers for the year 2016, 2017 and 2018. 49 Ph. D; 2 M.Phil, 291 M.Tech., 9 MSc., 1,575 B.Tech degrees were awarded during the Convocation. Governor, in his Address, wished a very bright future to all alumni who received degrees and medals at the Convocation. He complimented the Director and all hi...

Advisor Ganai inaugurates workshop on 5G communication technology at IUST
In coming years IUST will be among premium institutes of country: Advisor Ganai
Awantipora, September 24 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today inaugurated a three-day workshop on 5G Communication Technology here at Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST). The workshop titled '5G: An Evolution to Revolution' that witnessed the participation of hundreds of students is being organized by Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, IUST. The workshop was sponsored by TEQIP-III and will witness the lectures from resource persons from various parts of the country. While commending the development of IUST within the short span...

Advisor Kumar, CS visit central Kashmir districts of Budgam, Srinagar
Listen to scores of delegations with their demands, issues; Assures speedy redressal of grievances
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)- Continuing the public outreach programme, Advisor K Vijay Kumar accompanied by Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam today listened to public grievances at Srinagar and Budgam. The public delegations apprised them of the developmental needs of their respective areas and sought early redressal. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, DIG Central Kashmir V K Birdi, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Abid Rashid and Deputy Commissioner Budgam, DR Sehrish Asgar were also present during these separate public hearings. At Budgam, various deputations and p...

5 infiltrators, solider killed in Tangdar sector in Kupwara district
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-Security forces have eliminated five infiltrators, in Tangdhar sector in Kupwara district of North Kashmir, reports said. Reports said that the forces foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists and managed to gun them down. Soldier was also martyred during the exchange of fire,reports said. Massive search operation is underway to check if there are any remaining terrorists in the region. According to reports operation is still under progress.. ...

One Foreign JeM Commander eliminated in Tral encounter
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)- One Foreign JeM Commander was eliminated in Tral encounter today. Police said that in Aripal area of Tral, Awantipora, search operation was launched today jointly by a team of police and security forces based on credible inputs about the presence of terrorists in the area. During search operation, hiding terrorist fired on the search party. The fire was retaliated leading to an encounter. In the ensuing encounter, one terrorist was killed. Huge quantity of arms, ammunition and incriminating material was recovered from the site of encounter. From the incriminating material recovered, it is learnt that the killed terrorist is one of the top ...

CS attends televised launch of ‘Ayushman Bharat’ health insurance scheme
For JK, premium payment to be shared between Centre, State on 90:10 ratio
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, today attended the live televised launch of ambitious Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan Yojana (PMJAY) at SKICC Srinagar. The scheme was formally launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi from Ranchi in Jharkhand today. Principal Secretary Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K, Bhupinder Kumar, Director General ISM, Dr Abdul Kabir and other senior government functionaries, doctors and medical students were also present at SKICC during the tele...

Golf promotion linked to tourism promotion in JK: Advisor Ganai
Srinagar, September 23 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today said efforts are on for aggressive promotion of golf in the State as it constitutes an important component of State’s tourism sector. The Advisor said this while addressing the concluding ceremony of two-day PHDCCI Golf Tourism Conclave and Tournament at Royal Springs Golf Course here. The tournament saw the participation of over 85 golfers from the country, besides some local golfers also displayed their golfing skills. Ganai said J&K has some world class Golf courses and the efforts of the Governor’s ad...

Municipal Elections-2018: Chief Electoral Officer issues guidelines for candidates
Srinagar, September 22 (Scoop News)-The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra has issued a slew of guidelines enumerating the rules and eligibility conditions vis-à-vis the age and electoral roll status of the contesting candidates for the upcoming Municipal Elections. According to a notification issued by the CEO the minimum age to contest elections to the Municipal Corporations, Councils and Committees is 18 years, subject to the person being enrolled in the Municipal electoral roll with reference to 01.01.2018 as the qualifying date. “To contest elections to the Municipal Corporations, the candidate must be an elector of any of the wards of the respective Municipal Corporation....

Advisor Kumar for promotion of Wildlife Eco-tourism in JK
Visits Gulmarg; Reviews Wildlife Protection, Tourism Deptt activities
Baramulla, September 22 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today asked the Wildlife Protection and Forest Department to take steps to promote Wildlife Eco-tourism and to harvest optimum level out of Eco-tourism potential the nature has bestowed the state with. This was stated by the Advisor during his extensive visit to Gulmarg today where he chaired a meeting with the officers of Forest and Wildlife department to review the Wildlife Protection activities in the protected areas. The Advisor was accompanied by Commissioner Secretary Forests, Manoj Kumar Dwivedi during the tour. While reviewing the functioning of Wildlife Protection wing of the Forest department, the Advis...

Farooq Abdullah visits PHQ, Expresses condolence with bereaved families of three police personnel
Srinagar, September 22 (Scoop News)-Former Chief Minister J&K and member parliament Dr. Farooq Abdullah today visited Police Headquarters here and met DGP Dilbag Singh, IPS and senior police officers of PHQ. He expressed his deep condolences to the bereaved families of three police personnel martyred in dastardly act of terror by some proscribed militant outfits, yesterday. He expressed his anguish and said that police force was performing its lawful duties for maintaining peace and tranquillity in the State and such acts are not only aimed at disturbing peace but also causing d...

Result oriented dialogue between India, Pakistan imperative for peace in south Asia: Omar Abdullah
Welcomes proposed meeting of India Pakistan foreign ministers in New York
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)-National Conference Vice President Omar Abdullah on Friday welcomed the proposed meeting of India Pakistan foreign ministers in New York. Talking to media on the sidelines of a party function in Leh, Omar Abdullah reiterated the need for a sustained, structured and result-oriented dialogue between India and Pakistan. “It’s a heartening development that foreign ministers of both countries have agreed to meet on the sidelines of UN General Assembly session in New York. I expect good things to come out of it because its time for the leadership of both cou...

Dr. Farooq, Omar Abdullah grieved over killing of 3 policemen in Shopian
Strongly condemn cowardly act, express solidarity with the families
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)-National Conference President Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Vice President Mr. Omar Abdullah on Friday expressed profound grief over the abduction and brutal killing of three policemen in Shopian. Strongly condemning the cowardly attack, Dr. Farooq Abdullah and Mr. Omar Abdullah expressed their solidarity with the families of slain SPOs Firdous Ahmad Kuchay, Kulwant Singh and Nisar Ahmad. Both leaders prayed for peace to the departed souls. Senior National Conference Leaders including NC General Secretary Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani, Party Leaders and Legislators have also expressed profound grief and sorrow ove...

JK Police pay tributes to martyred cops
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)- The Jammu and Kashmir Police today paid floral tributes to cops , who was killed by militants after abducting them in south Kashmir's Shopian district. “Wreath laying ceremony for three of our colleagues Nisar Ahmad, Firdous Ahmad and Kuldeep Singh who were martyred today in a barbaric act of terrorism was held at District Police Lines Shopian”,Police said.. Civil and Police officers led by IGP Kashmir Shri S.P Pani laid floral wreaths and paid rich tributes to the martyred souls. Among others, DIG SKR, SSP Shopian, SSP Awantipora, SSP K...

3 abducted policemen killed by militants in Shopian,5 LeT miltants eliminated in Bandipora
Killing of three policemen in Shopian unfortunate, tragic: Tarigami
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)- Three abducted policemen were killed by militants in Shopian district today. Police spokesman today said that Terrorist abducted three cops in District Shopian and later killed them brutally in an inhuman act of terror. They were identified as Nisar Ahmad Dhobi son of Abdul Rashid resident of Kapren, Shopian, Firdous Kuchay son of Abdul Gani resident of Batagund, Shopian and Kulwant Singh son of Dhoop Singh resident of Batagund, Shopian. Hizbul Mujahideen commander Riyaz Naikoo today claimed responsibility for the abductions and killing of three policemen. Police has registered a case in this regard. Preliminary investigation reve...

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