Thursday, September 21, 2017
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Secy Union HRD Ministry calls on Chief Minister Mehbooba seeks more technological
delivery interventions to further improve school education in JK
Srinagar, September 20, (Scoop News)-Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Mr. Anil Swarup called on the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. Mr. Swarup, who is on a visit to the State, briefed the Chief Minister about the initiatives of his Ministry regarding strengthening Education sector in the State. The Chief Minister impressed upon the Union Secretary for adopting a systemic approach to further strengthen the Educational system in the State. She sought more technological, monitoring, delivery and inventional interventions from the Centre to further improve the quali...

Governor ,Chief Minister Dy CM, greet people on Navratras
Srinagar, September 20, (Scoop News)-Governor N. N. Vohra has greeted the people on the commencement of the auspicious period of Navratras and prayed for communal harmony, brotherhood, peace, progress and prosperity in the State. In a message of greetings, the Governor said that in Jammu and Kashmir the Navratras have an added significance as, during this period, the Shri Mata Vaishno Deviji Shrine attracts a very large number of pilgrims from all parts of the country. On this joyous occasion, the Governor prayed for the well-being of the people of the State. Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has felicitated people of the State on the start of Navratras. In her felicita...

Govt orders transfers, postings in middle rung administration
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)-The Government today ordered transfer and posting of four KAS officers. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department, Nagendra Singh Jamwal, KAS, Deputy Excise Commissioner (Distilleries), Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Additional Secretary to the Government, Industries and Commerce Department. Ashish Kumar Gupta, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Appeals), Jammu, has been transferred and posted as Deputy Excise Commissioner (Distilleries), Jammu, vice Mr. Nagendra Singh Jamwal. Khalid Majeed, KAS, Deputy Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Vigilance and Inspections), Jammu, shall hold the cha...

From Karnah, Mehbooba appeals for peace, seeks end to Indo-Pak hostility
‘Unfortunate when people should be demanding schools, playfields, they are forced to seek protection from firepower'
Tanghdar (Karnah), September 19, (Scoop News)-Appealing for peace between India and Pakistan, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today sought end to hostilities between the two countries on the borders saying it is the people of the State who suffer the brunt of these skirmishes. Addressing a well attended public meeting here after laying the foundation of some developmental projects in the area, the Chief Minister appealed the leadership of both the countries to work for maintaining peace on the borders. She said the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been the worst victims of this hostility whic...

Mehbooba kick-starts Rs 68 cr worth development works at Tanghdar
Lays foundation of Gabra, Dhani-Taad roads; Model villages at Taad, Hajitara, Gabra
Tanghdar (Karnah), September 19, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti, who was on a day’s visit to this border area, laid the foundation of several developmental projects valuing around Rs. 68 crore here today. The Chief Minister laid the foundation of 15 kilometre long Tanghdar to Gabra road via Hajitara which would be constructed in two years. The road project would cost Rs. 15 crore and work on it has already been started, she was informed on the occasion. Mehbooba Mufti also laid the foundation of Dhani-Taad road. The 9.5 kilometre road would be constructed at a cost of Rs. 13....

JK Governor inaugurates International Yoga Festival
Announces cash awards
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the 2nd International Yoga Festival cum International Yoga Sports Championship 2017, organized by the Yoga Society of Kashmir at the Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre. About 300 participants from various parts of India, Vietnam, Taiwan, Canada, Bulgaria, U.S.A. and Nepal are participating in this Festival. Mrs. Usha Vohra, First Lady, was present on the occasion. Welcoming the participants, Governor N.N. Vohra, complimented Sh. Shabir Ahmed Dar, Yoga therapist & Coach, for establishing the Yoga Society of Ka...

CM chairs BoD meeting of ERA
Chase project completion with all seriousness, stick to deadlines: Mehbooba to ERA
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today underlined the need for sticking to completion deadlines in case of mega projects as these involve multi lateral funding and are meant for very large chunks of population. She suggested encouraging the agencies which complete such projects in time. Chairing the Board of Directors meeting of Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) here today, the Chief Minister asked the executives of ERA to chase the project completion with all seriousness and discourage the contractors who do not follow a strict schedule. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh; Minister for Public Works, Naeem Akhtar; Minister for Education, Syed Alt...

Mehbooba directs regulated supply of power, drinking water, food grains during Muharram
Directs immediate improvement of roads, street lights, sanitation, health facilities in Shia areas
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today reviewed the arrangements for the coming days of Muharram put in place by the State administration. The Chief Minister directed availability of regulated power and drinking water supply besides availability of adequate quantity of foodgrains and fuel during Muharram days. Muharram, which also marks the beginning of a new Islamic calendar, would be commencing by the end of this week. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh; Chairman, Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali; Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Informati...

DGP declares water sports festival “Jashn-E-Dal” open
Sports activities are aimed at holistic development of youth : Dr. Vaid
Srinagar, September 18, (Scoop News)-Water sports festival “Jashan-E-Dal and Shikara Race - 2017” being organized by Jammu and Kashmir Police in the world famous Dal Lake, was declared open at a colourful function held at Nehru Park this afternoon. Various water sports events including Shikara Race will be organised during the 3-day festival. Declaring open the festival, Director General of Police (DGP), Dr. S.P Vaid said that the event is being held under Civic Action Programme with the aim to engaging the youth in healthy competitions of sports so that face of every youth s...

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