Friday, June 23, 2017
 
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Mehbooba stresses on institutionalized dialogue, says public outreach only way ahead
Alliance an experiment of different nature, appeals media to project JK in proper context
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- Terming public outreach as the only way ahead, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on institutionalized dialogue process in the State to get it out of the difficulties of present times and bloodshed. Interacting with a group of journalists here who had come from various cities of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Goa, the Chief Minister said the people of Jammu & Kashmir have been the worst sufferers of hostility between the two countries and despite four wars contentious issues could not be resolved. She said majority of people in the Sub ...

Mehbooba condemns lynching of Dy SP Ayub outside Jamia Masjid Srinagar
Appeals civil society to isolate elements who have brought disrepute to Kashmir, its tolerant values
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the lynching to death of Deputy Superintendent of Police, Mohammad Ayub Pandit by an unruly mob outside the historic Jama Masjid, Srinagar during the night long prayers of Shab i Qadr. Terming the incident as highly shameful, the Chief Minister said what is unfortunate is that the said officer was posted at the grand mosque for its protection and for the facilitation, security and convenience of the devotees and who was killed during Shab i Qadr, the night of divine blessings and seeking Allah’s forgive...

Martyred Police Officer Mohammad Ayoub laid to rest in Nowpora, Srinagar
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- The martyred Police officer DySP Mohammad Ayoub Pandith was laid to rest at his native place in Nowpora, Srinagar and a huge number of people including police officers friends and relatives attended the Nimaz-e-Jinaza. Inspector General of Police Munir Ahmad Khan, DIG G.H Bhat, SSP Srinagar Imtiyaz Ismail, SSP Security Maqsood-ul-Zaman and other senior officers and thousands of civilians were present during the Nimaz-e-Jinazah of the Martyr. The martyr DySP was born in Nowpora in April 1960. After pursuing M.Com and LLB, he joined the po...

India successfully launches PSLV-C38 , carrying 31 Satellites in a Single Flight
Sriharikota(Andhra Pradesh),June 23,(Scoop News)- The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) Polar Satellite launch Vehicle PSLV-C38 successfully launched the 712 kg Cartosat-2 Series Satellite along with 30 co-passenger satellites today (June 23, 2017) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty ninth consecutively successful mission of PSLV. According to ISRO, PSLV-C38 lifted off at 0929 hrs (9:29 am) IST, as planned, from the First Launch Pad. After a flight of about 16 minutes, the satellites achieved a polar Sun Synchronous Orbit of 505 km incline...

2 soldiers killed in BAT attack in Poonch,2 infiltrators also killed
Jammu, June 23, (Scoop News)- Two Army jawans were killed in BAT attack by Pakistani troops on Thursday in Poonch sector of Jammu division. Indian Army hits back in which two intruders were killed,reports said. According to reports the Border Action Team (BAT), which generally comprises Special Forces of the Pakistan Army and some terrorists, carried out the attack at around 2 pm with the aid of cover fire by the Pakistani troops from their posts. This was the third BAT action in Poonch this year. Meanwhile The Northern Command of the Army tweeted the following: A...

Governor reviews Security arrangements for the Shri Amarnathji Yatra
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)-Governor N. N. Vohra, Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, chaired a meeting of senior officers of the State Administration, Army, Para Military forces and Intelligence Agencies at the Raj Bhavan here today to review the action taken on the decisions arrived at in the first Security Review Meeting held on 15th May 2017 and, besides, to take stock of the development which had taken place since then, to be fully prepared regarding the security arrangements for the Shri Amarnathji Yatra which is commencing on 29th June, 2017. Governor stressed the need for...

3 LeT militants killed in Pulwama encounter
Srinagar, June 22, (Scoop News)- Three LeT militants killed in an encounter in Pulwama in south Kashmir today. Police spokesman said that acting on a specific input Pulwama police along with 50 RR and CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in Bank Mohalla Kakapora. During the search militants hiding in the area fired at the search party, resulting in injury to one army official who is stated to be stable. The fire was retaliated, ensuing an encounter. Three LeT militants were killed in this encounter that were identified as Majid Hameed Mir son of Abdul Hameed, Shakir Ahmad Jugjoo ...

3rd International Yoga Day observed across JK
Jammu, June 21, (Scoop News)- The 3rd edition of International Yoga day was celebrated across Jammu province with great vigor and enthusiasm. At Udhampur, a large number of people participated in special yoga classes organized by district administration in collaboration with different NGOs to mark the 3rd International Yoga Day under the theme 'Yoga For Health' at Government Degree College Boys. Member Legislative Assembly, Pawan Kumar Gupta, District Development Commissioner, Niraj Kumar, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Avny Lavasa, Additional SP, Faisal Qureshi, Commandant 187 BN...

Governor visits Sheshnag, Chandanwari and Nunwan Camps – reviews Yatra arrangements
Srinagar, June 21, (Scoop News)- Governor N.N. Vohra, Chairman Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, accompanied by Shri Umang Narula, CEO of the Shrine Board, visited the Sheshnag Yatra Camp and held discussions with Col Manas Misra, CO of the 8th Madras Bn, Shri Atul Gupta Camp Director, Shri C.K. Sharma, Additional Camp Director, officers of BSF, CRPF, JK Police and other concerned Departments and reviewed the security and other arrangements being made to receive the Yatris at this Camp who would start arriving on 29th June, the day on which the Shri Amarnathji Yatra commences. The Governor dire...

Mehbooba asks for preserving green spaces in urban centres
Traffic System at Jammu, Srinagar being executed
Srinagar, June 21, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asked for proper preservation of green spaces in the urban centres even as she reiterated her direction of time bound completion of projects. The Chief Minister was chairing a review meeting of Housing & Urban Development Department here today. Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nrmal Singh, who also holds the charge of Housing & Urban Development Department and Minister of State, Asiea Naqash were also present in the meeting. Mehbooba Mufti directed the concerned Department to ensure that the green spaces, where ever these ar...

2 HM Militants killed in Sopore encounter
Srinagar, June 21, (Scoop News)- Two HM militants including a district commander were killed in an encounter with police and security forces in Pazalpora area of Sopore. Police said that acting on a specific information about the presence of militants in Pazalpora area of Sopore, Sopore police along with 22 RR, 179, 177, 92 Bn. CRPF & North Range QRT of CRPF launched a cordon and search operation in the area. During cordon and search operation militants present in the area fired upon the joint search party. “Although the holed up militants were asked to surrender through loud speakers and other possible means, but they denied to surrender. The militants continuously fired upon t...

Mehbooba stresses on preserving culture, heritage
announces setting up of art gallery at Hariniwas
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today stressed on the need to preserve the rich culture and heritage of the State. Addressing a function here after giving away Best Book awards organized by J&K Acadmy of Art, Culture & Languages, the Chief Minister said J&K has a rich treasure of art, culture and literature which should be restored, preserved and taken to the future generations. She complimented the Cultural Academy for successfully organizing the Ramadhan programmes across the State and also for its efforts to preserve, promote and maintain the cultural le...

Chief Secretary reviews Shri Amarnathji Yatra-2017 arrangements with Civil, Police administration
Srinagar, June 20, (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, B.B. Vyas Tuesday chaired a high level meeting at the Civil Secretariat here to review the arrangements for smooth conduct of Shri Amarnathji Yatra, scheduled to commence on 29 June 2017, from the Baltal and Chandanwari routes. The meeting was attended by senior Civil, Police officers and those from the CAPF. Underscoring the need for maintaining effective co-ordination to ensure smooth conduct of the ensuing Yatra, Chief Secretary exhorted all concerned to ensure preparedness for meeting any exigency arising en-route Yatra. For smooth flow of information between various agencies, Chief Secretary directed for establishing Joint C...

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