Sunday, May 27, 2018
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Elevations at J&K Bank, 18 officers promoted as Presidents & Vice Presidents
Srinagar, May 27, (Scoop News)-To facilitate the smooth and successful roll-out of its revamped organizational structure, J&K Bank carried out its major succession planning exercise today by elevating ten of its Vice Presidents to the level of President. Besides, eight Assistant Vice Presidents have been promoted as Vice Presidents. Notably, the Bank has created thirteen distinct verticals to cater to Business, Strategy & Operations and Controls. Each vertical shall be headed by a top executive who shall be reporting to the Chairman & CEO. The change representing the Bank's transformation process is expected to catalyze internal synergies and help scale up the businesses over the next...

Mehbooba welcomes Rajnath Singh’s remark on dialogue in J&K
Says a peaceful engagement urgently needed to get JK out of violence
Jammu, May 26,(Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has welcomed the assertion of the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh today that Centre is ready to talk to every stakeholder including Hurriyat Conference in Jammu & Kashmir if it comes to table. The Union Home Minister made these remarks in an interactive session with a television channel today. In a statement, the Chief Minister described it as a welcome step to initiate dialogue and reconciliation in the State. She said that given the positive outcome from the ground on the Ramadhan ceasefire in the State, the peace constitu...

Deputations from border areas meet Chief Minister
Govt. contemplating to raise an exclusive Police battalion of border youth, construct Border Bhawans
Jammu, May 26, (Scoop News)-Various deputations from the border areas of Jammu province met the Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti here today. They brought into her notice the difficulties being faced by them due to continued cross-border shelling and the losses suffered by them. The Chief Minister, it may be mentioned, had visited the border areas of Jammu yesterday during an extensive tour to assess the situation arising out of the cross-border shelling of past few days. The deputations which came from Chakroi Farm, Satrian and other adjoining villages made several demands with the Chief Mi...

Mehbooba visits Jammu border areas, listens to shelling victims
Appeals Pakistan to respect, respond positively to Ramadhan Ceasefire
Jammu, May 25, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited the border areas of R S Pura, Samba and other places of Jammu province which have been severely hit by the cross border shelling of past few days. She interacted with the affected people and took an on the spot appraisal of their difficulties and demands. Minister for Relief, Rehabilitation & Reconstruction and Disaster Management, Javed Mustafa Mir accompanied the Chief Minister during the visit. The Chief Minister visited R S Pura and met the affected people presently put up at the local ITI, Chakroi Farm and Sata...

Army Chief inaugurates digital education program at AGPS Pahalgam
Srinagar, May 25, (Scoop News)-In a significant development for the students of Army Goodwill Schools, five Army Goodwill Schools located at Pahalgam, Margund (Ganderbal), Uri, Ziran (Baramulla) and Bhimbar Gali (Poonch) have been digitised as part of the pilot project “Digital Education Program” in partnership with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd (PGCIL) and Extramarks Education Foundation (EEF). While PGCIL has supported the digitisation of all the classrooms, EEF has extended necessary educational tablets for students and teachers, training and software support for the program. ...

Militants kill a youth by sliting his throat in Bandipora
Srinagar, May 25, (Scoop News)-Militants killed a Youth by sliting his throat in Hajin area of Bandipora today morning. The body recovered from nearby area. Police on Friday at Pre-dawn hours recovered a throat slit body of a man in Hajin area of north Kashmir's Bandipora Mohd Yaqoob Wagay son of Ghulam Mohd Wagay was brutally killed by the terrorists nearby his home at Gunda Preng village in Hajin area of Bandipora District.Investigation indicates complicity of banned LeT terror outfit involving Saleem Parrey a local LeT terrorist involved in this killing. Pertinently last week also a youth Hilal Ahmad Parrey hailing from Hajin was also abducted and later killed closer to his home. H...

Army chief reviews security in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, May 24, (Scoop News)- The Chief of Army Staff, Gen Bipin Rawat visited the Kashmir Valley on Thuresday to review the prevailing security situation in the hinterland. Accompanied by the Chinar Corps Commander Lt Gen AK Bhatt, the Army Chief visited formation headquarters and units where he was briefed by the commanders on ground as regards the operational preparedness,defence spokesman said He said that the Army Chief was appreciative of the measures and Standard Operating...

Dy CM, Sham, Jugal visit relief camps
Express solidarity with shelling hit families
Jammu, May 24, (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta today visited firing affected border villages of R. S. Pura, Suchetgarh and Arnia and took stock of the situation and inspected facilities made available for inmates at the make-shift relief camps. Accompanied by Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Sham Choudhary, Member Parliament Jugal Kishore, Legislators Ravinder Raina and GaganBhagat, the Dy CM took on the spot review of facilities made available at the shelter and relief camps established for border firing victims by the administration at Higher Secondary Sch...

Chief Minister compliments J&K shooter Chain Singh for winning Silver medal at Germany event
Srinagar, May 24, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has complimented international shooter from the State, Chain Singh, for winning silver medal at International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup at Munich, Germany. In a message, the Chief Minister, who is also the President of the J&K State Sports Council, said that she believes firmly that the youth of the State are full of potential to compete at national and international events and it is only a matter of platform that they display their talent. More than 817 shooters from 84 countries participated in the event, with India fielding a 31-strong contingent. Chain Singh, it may be mentioned here, also represe...

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