Saturday, November 18, 2017
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Floral tributes paid to Martyr Imran Tak
Chief Minister, Dy CM pay tributes to slain cop
Srinagar/Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)-To pay homage to martyr police officer Mr. Imran Tak, a wreath laying ceremony was held in DPL Srinagar. Among the police officers who presented wreaths and flowers included IGP Kashmir Munir Ahmad Khan, IGP Armed (Kashmir) S. Ahfadul Mujtaba, DIG CKR Ghulam Hassan Bhat, and a number of SsP & Commandants of armed/IR, DySsP and Jawans. As has been reported earlier SI Imran Tak resident of Basantgarh, Udhampur lost his life in a terrorist attack at Gulabbagh, Srinagar. Meanwhile Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has paid rich tributes to the ...

Budget 2018-19: Principal Secy Finance begins department-wise pre-budget discussions
Budget to be presented in State Legislature in the first week of January 2018
Jammu, November 17, (Scoop News)-The Government has set into motion the process for preparation of the State Budget for 2018-19which is likely to be presented in the Legislature in the first week of January 2018. Principal Secretary Finance, Mr Navin Kumar Choudhary started department-wise discussions on the budget proposals on November 8 and the entire exercise is likely to be completed by the end of this month. As a part of this exercise the Principal Secretary Finance today held pre-budget discussions with around half a dozen departments including Information, Hospitality & Protocol, Estates, Labour& Employment, Tourism and Ladakh Affairs. Director Budget Imtiyaz Ahmad and other of...

Displaced Kashmiri Pandit community pin hopes on High Court’s intervention, DC’s asked to furnish inventories of migrant properties left in Kashmir
a PSO of former CS manipulates revenue documents despite Govt.’s custody.
Jammu, November 17 (Scoop News)-A Division Bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court had warned the state administration that the court shall be constrained to pass appropriate orders in case the status report on encroachment of migrant property was not filed before next date of hearing. The Court had also sought the measures taken by the administration (respondents) under section 4 of the Jammu and Kashmir Migrant Immovable Property (Preservation, Protection and Restrain on Distress Sales) Act 1997 for maintenance of the properties of the migrants in Kashmir division after obtaining poss...

Vice President confers National Awards for Excellence in Journalism
Naidu, Irani hail JK media students at PCI’s golden jubilee event
New Delhi, November 16, (Scoop News)-The Vice President of India, M.Venkaiah Naidu, today attended the function organized by the Press Council of India on the occasion of National Press Day. The occasion marked the Valedictory of Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Press Council of India. Speaking on the occasion, Vice President said that although the contours of journalism had changed over the years, it still continue to cast a huge influence in moulding public opinion and decision making by the government. Vice President expressed concern over some of the dangerous trends that had crept in...

PM greets media persons on National Press Day
New Delhi, November 16, (Scoop News)-The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has greeted the media persons on National Press Day. “My greetings to all friends in the media on National Press Day. I appreciate the hardwork of our media, especially the reporters and camerapersons, who tirelessly work on the ground and bring forth various news that shapes national as well as global discourse. The role of the media in giving voice to the voiceless is commendable. Over the last three years, the media has added great strength to ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ and effectively furthered the message of c...

Governor inaugurates “National Conference on Fungal Biology: Recent Trends and Future Prospects”
Jammu, November 16, (Scoop News)- Governor N.N. Vohra, Chancellor of the University of Jammu, inaugurated the National Conference on Fungal Biology: Recent Trends and Future Prospects and the 44th Annual meeting of the Mycological Society of India (MSI), at the University of Jammu, here today. Governor complimented the University of Jammu and the MSI for organizing this important Conference and observed that high priority attention needs to be given for extensive researches in Mycology, to enable solutions to diverse challenges being faced in the agriculture, industry, health and other sec...

Mehbooba directs safety audit of all shrines
Asks for early start of restoration works at Khanqah i Mou’la; praises local youth for their efforts to prevent fire spread
Srinagar, November 15, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today directed conduct of safety audit of shrines in the Kashmir Valley by the concerned Departments and immediately taking all fire prevention measures at these places. Chairing a high-level meeting to review the safety and protection of all the shrines of the Valley in the backdrop of last night’s fire incident at Khankah i Mou’la, the Chief Minister directed all concerned Departments like Wakf Board, Fire & Emergency Services, PDD, PHE, Police, SMC and other related Department to jointly conduct the safety audit of all ...

Time to reverse extension of Central Laws to J&K:Dr Farooq
‘Status-quo on Kashmir against interests of both India and Pakistan’
Uri, , November 15, (Scoop News)- National Conference President and Member of Parliament, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said the time had come to start reversing the extension of all Central Laws that were extended to J&K after 1953 in continuation of the spirit of the State’s unique political arrangement with the rest of the country. Addressing a rousing public meeting in Uri today, Dr. Farooq Abdullah also urged New Delhi and Islamabad to start a sustained, comprehensive dialogue on Kashmir as it was against the interests of both countries to prolong the political issue. “The ti...

Mehbooba rushes to Srinagar, visits Khanqah i Mou’la shrine to assess damage in Fire incident
Expresses satisfaction over shrine safety, praises local youth for preventing fire spread
Srinagar, November 15, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti this morning rushed here and visited the shrine of Hazrat Amir i Kabeer Mir Syed Ali Hamdani (R.A.) which has suffered some damages in a fire incident previous night. Cancelling all her engagements, Mehbooba Mufti air dashed to Srinagar early morning and straight away drove to the shrine of saint in the Shahr i Khaas. The Chief Minister went round various areas of the shrine complex to assess the quantum of damage. She sought a detailed appraisal from the local administration regarding the fire incident. Interacting with th...

Army pays tribute to its valiant martyr
Srinagar,November 15, (Scoop News)-Army today paid homage to its comrade who made the supreme sacrifice during Counter Terrorist operations in Kulgam on 14 Nov 2017 during which a militant was also eliminated. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all ranks paid homage to the martyr on behalf of a proud nation. In a show of solidarity, officials and representatives from the State Government and other security agencies also joined in paying their last respects to the martyr. Late Sep Manjinder Singh sustained bullet injury ...

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