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 Top Stories of The Day
JK reports 3499 new positive cases, 338923
recovered, 1,98,57,038Covid doses administered so far
Srinagar,January 16 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 3499 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 1210 from Jammu division and 2289 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 359373.Also, 06 Covid death have been reported; 03from Jammu Division and 03 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 470more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 308from Jammu Division and162 from Kashmir Division. The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K. On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that 33,419doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative number of doses administered across J&K to1,98,57,038. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 359373 positive cases, 15883are Active Positive (6589in Jammu Division and 9294in Kashmir Division), 338923 have recovered and 4567 ...
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 Top Stories of the Day
“Awaam Ki Awaaz”:LG enlists breakthrough steps and initiatives for economic growth and equitable development of J&K
Highlights success stories, invaluable suggestions & insights from citizens
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha highlighted the success stories, and voiced invaluable suggestions and insights received from citizens in the monthly “Awaam ki Awaaz” radio programme aired today on all local & primary channels of All India Radio (AIR) in the UT and broadcast on DD Kashir. During the first episode of the programme in 2022, the Lt Governor also enlisted various breakthrough steps and initiatives that the administration has been taking for furthering the economic growth and equitable development of J&K UT, bringing investment and creating a host of new opportunities for the people of Jammu Kashmir. The Lt Governor outlined that positive init...

Div Com Jammu conducts holistic review of emerging Covid scenario with professionals
‘Situation under control; however no room for complacency'
Jammu, January 15 (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer on Saturday chaired a meeting of all Deputy Commissioners, Principals of all GMCs, Director Health Services Jammu, MD NHM, MD JKMSCL, all Chief Medical Officers and other stakeholder departments to take holistic review of the emerging Covid situation and preparedness to tackle the 3rd wave. The Divisional Commissioner directed the Deputy Commissioners to ensure that all newly installed Liquid Medical Oxygen plants are made functional in the districts. He also directed MD NHM and ERA officers to get all the dysf...

JK reports 3251 new positive cases, 338453 recovered
1,98,11,732Covid doses administered so far
Srinagar,January 15(Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 3251 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 1129 from Jammu division and 2122 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 355874.Also, 04 Covid deaths have been reported; 02from Jammu Division and 02 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 390more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 239from Jammu Division and151 from Kashmir Division. The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosi...

Advisor Farooq Khan visits Kupwara
Reviews development scenario, restoration of essential services, Covid mitigation efforts
Kupwara,January 15 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan today visited border district Kupwara. During the visit, the Advisor convened separate meetings with PRIs including DDC Members, BDC Chairpersons and District Officers in the meeting hall of the District Administrative Complex Kupwara. The Advisor also reviewed the developmental scenario of the district and Covid containment measures. Chairman District Development Council (DDC) Kupwara, Irfan Sultan Pandithpori; Vice Chairman DDC, Haji Farooq Ahmad Mir; Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Imam Din; DDC Members and BDC...

 
 Ladakh News
SDM Zanskar tours Jangchung
Zanskar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Following the snowfall and freezing temperature, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay on Friday visited Jangchung after receiving the information regarding the road condition of Stodh area. Enroute, he found that ice sheet formatted on many streams including at Chortain, Khorloo, Skyagam, Lungmoor, Khushul Akshow Nallah. At Skyagam stream, the ice sheet was around 200 metres stretch and was very difficult for vehicular movement. SDM Zanskar directed the NHIDCL and Mechanical Division Zanskar to remove the ice sheet and make necessary ...

Training program on listing of historical, heritage sites held at Kargil
Kargil, January 15 (Scoop News)-Department of Tourism and Culture UT Ladakh in collaboration with Rural Development Department (RDD) Ladakh and NIC Ladakh today conducted one-day training program for Block Development Officers (BDOs), Panchayat Secretaries for the listing of heritage sites on ‘The Ladakh Heritage App’. Director, RDD UT Ladakh, Tahir Hussain Zubdavi, Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD), Kargil, Ghulam Muhammad besides concerned BDOs, Panchayat Secretaries and concerned officers of RDD Kargil attended the program. On the occasion, Zubdavi said that the training program has been initiated on the directions of Lieutenant Governor (LG) Ladakh and it will be instrumen...

EC Razvi chairs meeting of RKS, inaugurates meeting hall
100KV transformer at PHC Taisuru
Kargil, January 15 (Scoop News)-Executive Councilor for works, Aga Syed Abass Razvi, who is also the chairman of Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) chaired a review meeting of physical works under RKS Budget, inaugurated meeting hall and transformer of 100 KVA at Primary Health Center (PHC) Taisuru. Block Medical Officer Taisuru, Dr Sajjad Hussain, Deputy Medical Officer Kargil, Dr Muhammad Abass, Medical Officer, Dr Showkat Ahmed, in-charge ZEO Manzoor Ahmed besides other concerned officers were present during the meeting. BMO Dr Sajjad Hussain informed that in the previous year up to December end, the PHC has provided various medical services to the people of Taisuru and other adjoining areas...

Covid-19: SDM Drass visits coaching centres
Kargil,January 14 (Scoop News)- Amid the surge in Covid-19 cases, Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Drass along with SHO Drass today visited various coaching centres in the sub-division during which it was found that all the centres follow Covid-19 SOPs. During visit, the SDM found that all coaching centres follow the SOPs of Covid-19 issued by the District Magistrate Kargil. He also inspected the arrangements of heating in coaching centres. Except few coaching centres all centres have been working in a proper manner. The SDM appealed the heads of coaching centres to ensure that all students, teachers wear masks, follow precautionary measures of Covid-19 in order to help contain the ...

Free mask distribution drive held in Sankoo
Kargil,January 13 (Scoop News)- On the directions of Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Sankoo, Ghulam Mohiuddin Wani, a free mask distribution drive for public was conducted today at Sankoo in view of the surge in Covid-19 cases. During the drive, Tehsildar Sankoo, Kaneez Fatima and Naib Tehsildar Muhammad Hussain distributed free masks to the public and appealed them to wear masks besides follow all precautionary measures of Covid-19 in order to help contain the virus spread. During the drive, both officers visited business establishments and instructed shopkeepers and roadside vendors to fo...

SDM Zanskar reviews progress of snow clearance
Kargil,January 13(Scoop News)-Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Zanskar, Sonam Dorjay today visited many villages including Sani, Tungri, Teacha-Khasar, Langmi Rejing and Marsha to monitor and review the progress of snow clearance from link roads. The SDM was accompanied by JE and Supervisor of Mechanical Department Zanskar. The SDM directed the JE and Supervisor to deploy a helper with the machine operator during snow clearance. While interacting with the representative and villagers, SDM Zanskar inquired about the quality of snow clearance and other related issues. During the visit, the villagers requested the SDM to arrange soil for slippery roads. He assured them that the soiling...

Meeting on containment of Covid-19 held at Shakar Chiktan
Kargil,January 12 (Scoop News)-A meeting regarding containment of Covid-19 cases and measures to be adopted was today held at Shakar Chiktan under the chairmanship of Sub Divisional Magistrate Shakar Chiktan, Muhammad Sharif. All the duty Magistrates along with Tehsildar, BMO, Naib Tehsildar, in-charge police posts Shakar Chiktan and Khangral besides magistrates of screening point Khangral and Sanjak were also present. The meeting was held following a surge in Covid-19 cases and in view of the opening of tuition centers in the Sub Division. All the duty magistrates were instructed to strictly monitor the schools and ensure availability of all necessary arrangements and ensure Covid-19 gu...

CEC Feroz Khan chairs review meeting of subsidy component for 2021-2022
Kargil ,January 12 (Scoop News)-Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC Kargil, Feroz Ahmed Khan chaired a review meeting regarding physical and financial progress under subsidy component for financial year 2021-22 at Council Secretariat here on Tuesday. Executive Councilor for works, Aga Syed Abass Razvi, Executive Councilor Health Mohsin Ali, Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC Kargil, Santosh Sukhadeve, Chief Planning Officer (CPO) Abdul Hadi, Chief Controller Finance (CCF) LAHDC Kargil, Iftikhar Hussain, officials of Sheep Husbandry Department, Agriculture, Horticulture, KREDA, Fisheries, Handloom, besides officials of other departments attended the meeting. During the meeting, C...

 
 Debate
American democracy in peril?
Events over the last one year shows that the world’s largest superpower itself faces challenges to its democratic system, while it continues to preach the world about democratic values.
Asad Mirza It seems a paradox. But one of the oldest democracies of the world, the United States which has the habit of preaching the world about democracy and democratic traditions, including to the largest functioning democracy of the world i.e. India, it itself is facing a democratic crisis. A debate is currently on in the US whether the American democracy is floundering or it faces challenges or will it be turned into a despotic government in the next 20-25 years. Capitol riots’ anniversary Last week on 6 January, the first anniversary of the rioting at Capitol Hill, President Joe Biden implored Americans to defend their institutions and reject the political violence that e...

Farooq Abdulla: from frustration to anger to hatred
K N Pandita Power, popularity and riches came heaping on Farooq Abdullah as the body of his late father was laid to eternal rest close to the Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar. Father's massive socio-political legacy and abounding support from Indira Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India, were strong factors to shut the mouth of critics and political opponents of Farooq when he stepped into the shoes of his late father with hardly the criterion set forth for an Indian politician. Along with other traits of character, Farooq has inherited eccentricity as well, which remained with him all his life. He could be whimsical, capricious, and fanciful. But very few people know that h...

All India Judicial Service – “ A Solution in search of a Problem ”
B L Saraf The Central government is preparing to give fresh thought to the establishment of an All India Judicial Service ( AIJS ) on the lines of the central services . There are reports that it is in the process of drafting a bill to introduce AIJS which will push for creation of unified Pan – India judicial service for appointing judges to the lower judiciary . The concept of AIJS was first proposed by the 14th report of Law Commission in 1958 . Law Commission Report of 1978 reiterated the idea. In 1976 Central government brought about 42nd amendment to the Constitution of India which , among other things, amended Article 312 Claus...

Strained Indo-Maldives Relations
Once cordial relations between the two sea neighbouring countries have soured during the last three years, but the mature handling by both governments may result in restoring the ties back to normal
Asad Mirza A lot has happened in the bilateral relations between India and Maldives during the last ten years. The relations which were once described as one of the most vibrant and dynamic, have turned into one in which India has been painted as a villain. Though the genesis started ten years back, yet it gathered further momentum during the last three years particularly, resulting in ‘India Out’ campaign on the social media. The movement got a boost when the Maldives Supreme Court overruled former president Yameen’s conviction in a money-laundering and embezzlement case in November 2021. The development allowed him to make a return to politics. A political campaign ...

Delimitation:data nails Kashmir’s lies & communal mindset
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Kashmiri political leadership, without any exception, has made the draft report of the J&K Delimitation Commission “controversial” by raking up the perennial issue of Muslims versus Hindus. There is nothing new for the intolerant Kashmiri leadership, including seemingly pro-Delhi groups, to join hands whenever their “fiefdom” (Jammu) gets some shade of political empowerment. The most amusing clamor of the Gupkar conglomerate, holding its meeting in real secular and tolerant environs of Jammu, called the draft report as “divisive” with one its senior ideologues made it a communal exercise to “add more Hindu-dominated constituencies” and “disfranchise the largest minori...

Turkey’s African Outreach
The Turkish approach to boost its ties with African countries, could be copied by others also for a sustainable development of all
Asad Mirza Recently, the third Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit was held in Istanbul from 16 to 19 December. The first Turkey-Africa Partnership Summit was held in Istanbul, the second in Malabo. Over 100 government ministers and 16 presidents from Africa attended the summit, which was held under the theme, ‘Enhanced Partnership for Common Development and Prosperity’. Africa — market of the future Cooperation between Ankara and Africa, which is steadily increasing, is of vital importance to Turkey. Trade volume between Turkey and Africa is enormous. Economist Guven Sak of the Turkish Institute for Economic Policy (TEPAV) in a recent interview said "Continental Africa ...

Article 370: Implication, Exploitation & Dangerous Drama:Part-2
Straight Talk
K B Jandial It is equally important to appreciate the evolution and import of Article 370 of the Constitution. It was shrouded with controversies right from the beginning when the Chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Constitution, Dr. B R Ambedkar declined to draft it, forcing Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru to task Sir Gopalaswami Ayyangar, a member of the Drafting Committee, to negotiate it with Sheikh Abdullah who doggedly insisted forthe special status to J&K. According to Balraj Madhok, joint founder of Praja Parishad in J&K & President of Jana Sangh, Dr. Ambedkar had told Sheikh Abdullah that you wanted India to protect your borders, build roads, supply food grains, and get ...

J&K Delimitation Commission’s Report: partial justice
K N Pandita In the course of its deliberations, the Delimitation Commission met with leaders from the Peoples Conference, National Conference (NC), CPI, CPI (M), Panthers Party, Congress, BJP, Apni Party and Bahujan Samaj Party. The Commission also met with District Election officers from Anantnag, Kulgam, Pulwama and Shopian. The Commission also met with various delegations of the people of the Union territory from both regions to know their views on issues connected with the delimitation of constituencies. The purpose of this interaction was to gather first-hand information about the conduct of the The v exercise of carving out new constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir so tha...

 Jammu News
DM Rajouri designates Health facilities as Category 2 Covid Centres
Rajouri, January 16 (Scoop News)-With fresh surge in Coronavirus, the District Magistrate, Vikas Kundal has designated Government/private hospitals and clinical establishments as Category 2 Covid Health centres and asked the management to keep their beds in readiness to meet out any emergency. The District Magistrate has asked the seven private hospitals and clinical establishments Orthomaxx Multispeciality Hospital Rajouri, Matrix Hospital Jawhar Nagar Rajouri, Rajouri Medicity Hospital Rajouri, Navjeevan Nursing Near GMC Rajouri, Dr Nissar Surgical Hospital Rajouri, Smt Shanti Devi Trust Hospital Sunderbani and KRS Nursing Home Sunderbani to reserve 21 beds for treatment of COVID-19 pati...

976 vaccinated, 3730 samples collected in Ramban
Enforcement teams recover Rs 54,800 fine from violators
Ramban,January 16 (Scoop News)-As per report issued by District Immunization Officer, Ramban, Dr, Suresh, the Health Department administered the vaccination to 976 people including 289 children in 15-17 years age group which includes 120 in Medical Block Banihal, 22 in Batote, 62 in Ukhral and 86 in Gool. Continuing the enforcement drive to implement Covid protocol across the district Ramban, the Enforcement teams today fined scores of violators for roaming without wearing face masks and not maintaining physical distance. The enforcement teams, during the inspection in their respective jurisdictions, recovered a fine of Rs. 54,800 taking the total amount fined since April 1, 2021 to Rs...

Div Com urges traders to support the administration in enforcing Covid Appropriate Behaviour & SoPs
Interacts with business community of Jammu division
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr Raghav Langer has urged traders’ federations of Jammu division to cooperate with the administration in the fight against Covid-19 amid the staggering third wave. The Divisional commissioner was interacting with the representatives of traders’ associations here at a virtual meeting. The interaction session was hosted by the Federation of All India Vyapar Mandal Jammu chapter and was attended by President of Federation, Sanjay Bansal; presidents/ representatives of Trade federation Warehouse, Deepak Gupta; Raghunath Bazar Association, Sanjay Gupta; Kanak Mandi Association, Anoop Mital; Chairman Transport Nagar Association, R...

NHM Employees holds press conference in Doda
Demand immediate formulation of job policy, salary hike
Doda, January 16 (Scoop News)-The National Health Mission Employees (NHM) working in the Health Department on Sunday demanded immediate formulation of job policy for all the employees working under the scheme. Addressing a press conference in Doda, the Sr Leader and Former District President , Faizan A Tramboo informed the media that employees under NHM, RBSK, RNTCP, JKSACS and other schemes under NHM like IDSP, NCD and others are working since last more than 15 years in J&K in different capacities included that of Doctors, Paramedics and Management Staff. Tramboo said that the NHM Employees in the past has put all the demands before the Govts so many times for redressal and has also...

11th International Exhibition of Art by JKCCA inaugurated
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)-11th International Exhibition of Art (Online) organized by Jammu & Kashmir Centre for Creative Arts (JKCCA), Jammu was inaugurated today by Dr. Nathu Lal Verma, Senior Artist from Jaipur on virtual platform. Sh. Ramesh Bhosale, Senior Arist from Pune & Advisor, JKCCA was the guest of honour on this occasion. The art works of eighty eminent and well known artists, along with the works of young artists of India and abroad in their own styles and mediums have been put on display in the show. Dr. Nathu Lal Verma has congratulated all the participating artists and the members of JKCCA for organizing such events even during hard times of pandemic. According ...

Ambardar unveils teaser of short film on KP exodus
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)- Senior leader of BJP and Former Member of Jammu and Kashmir legislative assembly Surinder Ambardar today unveiled and released the teaser of short film based on KP exodus titled Niskasan Ek Dard Bari Dastaan in an event which was organised and telecasted live on Lotusworld TV based Melbourne Australia and headed by Rakesh Ganjoo in association with Fillup production and Athrot to showcase the atrocities and Brutalities faced by minuscule kp samaj on 19th January 1990 .. https://youtu.be/H-jttg_Ampo Nishkasan Eak Dard Bari Dastaan has been directed by ace Film maker Pradeep Pandita while as the set is designed by renowned Art designer Virji Sumbly and m...

Raids continue; Charas Worth ₹18 Lacs Recovered
Drug Proceeds & Cash Recovery amount to ₹32 Lacs: Reasi Police
Jammu, January 15 (Scoop News)- ‘Ek YUDH NASHE KE VIRUDH’-In the war against Drugs Abuse, Reasi Police achieved a major success, interrogated the arrested accused & recovered Charas of market worth ₹17 lakh on the disclosure in Kakriyal Katra. On 9th of January Bashir Ahmed S/O Mohd Sharief R/O Chak Bhagta tehsil Katra was arrested and police recovered crime proceeds of drug money ₹14.35 Lakh alongwith 26 challies of Charas from his possession. In this regard case FIR no 07/2022 U/S 8, 20, 25 NDPS Act Police Station Katra was registered against him & investigations initiated. During further course of investigations, accused Bashir Ahmed was put under sustained questioning by off...

Fisheries Department plans to introduce Japanese fish in Rajouri
DC reviews implementation, achievements under Central schemes
Rajouri,January 15 (Scoop News)-Fisheries Department has planned to introduce Japanese fish for increasing fish production in Rajouri District. The information was given in a meeting chaired by District Development Commissioner, Vikas Kundal convened to review the functioning of the Fisheries Department, here today. Chief Planning Officer, Mohammad Khurshid; AD Fisheries, Munish Sharma and other concerned officers attended the meeting. The AD Fisheries informed that there are two fish breeding farms in the district including a trout farm at Phalni in Budhal and one carp farm at Muradpur. In capture fisheries, there are 792 registered fishermen in the district who are dependent on fish ca...

 
 Kashmir News
Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers in Ganderbal; Psychotropic substance recovered
Srinagar,January 16 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 02 notorious drug peddlers in Ganderbal and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. A police party of Police Station Ganderbal under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal Shri Abdul Majid-JKPS at a checkpoint established at Arampora Crossing intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing police party tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. They have been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Hakak resident of Duderhama and Mir Umer @Umer Gayas resident of Saloora. During checking, officers were able to rec...

Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Govt PG College for Women Gandhinagar celebrates National Youth Festival 2022
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)- 2 J&K Girls Bn.NCC wing of Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Government PG College for Women Gandhinagar celebrated National Youth Festival from January 12 to Jan 16. 2022 under the patronage of Dr. Sangita Nagari ,the Principal of the College to pay tribute to Swami Vivekananda, his thoughts and ideas to lead a simple life with high thinking. 83 Cadets paid homage through various activities organised during this 5 day programme. Activities like Poster-making , digital Post-card Making , Yoga and Meditation. Essay Writing competition and Symposium were held to provide students an opportunity to express their views about the contribution of youth in making a n...

DC Rajouri flags off 4 Advance Life Saving Ambulances
Rajouri, January 16 (Scoop News)-To ensure prompt emergency services to the patients during the tough time of pandemic and any other eventuality, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today flagged off the 04 Advance Life-Saving Ambulances funded by World Bank through National Health Mission Jammu and Kashmir. Among the others, SSP Rajouri, Mohd Aslam; Deputy CMO, Dr Anees Altaf Nabi, DSEO, Bilal Mir, Asif Mir DPM and Media persons were present. Speaking to media persons, the Deputy Commissioner said that all these ALS Ambulances are fully equipped with life-saving equipment such as Ventilators, Defibrillators, Multi-Para Patient Monitor, Suction Machine, Nebulizers etc and are of g...

DC Kupwara for implementation of Covid norms District observes lockdown to break the chain of covid
Kupwara, January 16 (Scoop News)-In compliance with the order issued by District Magistrate Kupwara yesterday, weekend lockdown has been strictly imposed across the district. Restrictions have been put in place to avoid unnecessary movement of the people to break the chain of Covid cases. To ensure successful implementation of the lockdown, duty magistrates and police contingents have been deployed in various tehsil headquarters including Kupwara, Trehgam, Sogam, Handwara, Kralpora, Tangdar and other places. Only essential and emergency services are being allowed in the markets. Earlier, District Magistrate, Kupwara issued an order wherein complete restrictions have been ordered on non-...

DC Ganderbal visits Sonamarg, takes stock of availability of essential services and other facilities
Inspects functioning of PHC Sonamarg
Ganderbal, January 16 (Scoop News)-In order to have a firsthand appraisal about the availability of essential services at Sonamarg tourist destination Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today took whirlwind tour of Sonamarg and Inspected the facilities available there. During the visit, the DC was accompanied by CEO, Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA), Tehsildar besides officers of various line departments. On the occasion the DC took stock of availability of essential services including water and electricity supply, health care facilities, traffic management besides snow clearance from main road and other link roads. CEO, SDA briefed the DC about the availability of ...

Hospitals to function normally: DHSK
Further decision to be taken after reviewing Covid-19 situation: Director
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Hospitals coming under the administrative control of Directorate Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) will function normally for time being. In an order issued here, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad said the Out-Patient Department (OPDs) and In-Patient Department (IPDs) will continue to function normally. Dr Mushtaq said that the decision about the suspension of these facilities will only be taken once 50 percent beds are occupied in the hospitals. He said that both Covid and non-Covid activities at the hospitals across Kashmir will function normally. The director said that there is confusion among the masses that a direction has been issue...

Home isolation key to Covid-19 management
Director enumerates steps to be taken for home isolations, says focus on 6Ms
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, Director Health Services Kashmir (DHSK), Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Saturday said that home isolation is a key to Covid-19 management and enumerated steps to be taken for the same. He said on the directions of the Additional Chief Secretary Health and Medical Education, Vivek Bhardwaj the directorate has prepared detailed guidelines for home isolation. The director said most cases at present are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, thus will go in home isolation mostly. While addressing media at the office of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, the director said the third Covid-19 wave is mild and home isolat...

DC Kulgam reviews arrangements for R-Day celebration
Kulgam,January 15 (Scoop News)-To review and finalize arrangements for smooth Republic Day-2022 celebrations, the Deputy Co DC takes stock of Covid-19 scenario at Anantnag 24x7 Block level control rooms activated ANANTNAG,January 15 (Scoop News)-The District Magistrate (DM) Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla Saturday held a meeting with the SDMs, Tehsildars, CMO, Deputy CMO, BMOs and other stakeholders to deliberate on the emerging Covid-19 scenario in the district and issued necessary directions. The DC emphasized that the district is witnessing an instant surge in Covid-19 cases and the system must be prepared to deal with rising case loads. He directed the health department to ensure cons...

 
 Other Stories
DCCRK imparts training to MOs to prepare, rejuvenate health system at PCCCs
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Covid Control Room Kashmir imparted training to 51 Medical Officers (MOs) of all the districts in the valley to prepare basic health response systems at Panchayat level. The two days training programme held at Institute of Hotel Management, Rajbagh by DCCRK culminated here successfully. During the programme, participants were sensitized about the medical and non medical procedures to be adopted while dealing with the covid positive patients. Speaking on the occasion, the Director Health Services Kashmir said that the training programme was organized to provide training to trainers in which 51 Medical officers of all the districts were se...

DC Anantnag interacts with Covid-19 positive patients telephonically
Anantnag, January 15 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla today interacted with several Covid-19 positive patients telephonically and inquired about their well being besides availability of COVID kits. Dr Singla while interacting with the patients asked them to observe home isolation as per Covid-19 SOPs and constantly monitor their vital parameters like Oxygen levels. The DC was informed that the patients are being contacted by concerned medical teams twice a day and have been briefed about precautions they should take to prevent exposure to family members. He was further informed that the patients have been provided COVID kits and are undertaking home iso...

Police organises PCPG meetings in Awantipora
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-As a part of public outreach programme, Police in Awantipora organised series of Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meetings throughout the Police District. These meetings were held while following social distancing norms and other Covid protocols. These meetings were chaired by concerned SDPOs along with Executive Magistrates and SHOs. The meetings were attended by Imams, respectable citizens, members of Auqaf committees, Trader’s federation, Transporters and various market associations. During these meetings, the participants were briefed about the apprehensions of spread of Covid-19 and were requested to spread awareness among masses to follow...

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Ganderbal & Pulwama
Contraband substances recovered
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Ganderbal & Pulwama and recovered contraband substances from their possession. Officers from Police Station Ganderbal at a checkpoint established at Syed Kadal intercepted one person identified as Showkat Ahmad Shah son of Gh Ahmad Shah resident of Harran Ganderbal. During checking, officers were able to recover 250 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.03/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station ...

CS hands over trilingual Land Pass Books to farmers
Every landholder to be provided passbooks online by 15th of August
Jammu, January 14 (Scoop News)- As a major initiative towards good governance and ease of convenience to the citizens, Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, today launched trilingual Land Pass Books in Hindi, Urdu and English making it an easy and simple document for reference and record. Dr Mehta termed the initiative a historical step towards transparency and good governance. He complimented the Revenue, IT and Law departments for making this facility a possibility in a very short time. He asked them to dedicate the facility to all the landowners of the UT by the Independence Day this year. He maintained that this document will decipher the revenue information to land owners in a v...

NC leaders visits LoC areas of Poonch
Call for special recruitment, new mobile towers, and rehabilitation of land min victims
Poonch,January 14 (Scoop News)- In order to listen to grievances of people living in areas along Line of Control, a team of National Conference leaders headed by YNCs Provincial President Ajaz Jan visited LoC areas of Poonch. Jan was accompanied by NCs District President Bagh Hussain Rathore, YNCs Provincial Vice President Gourav Kapoor and other NC leaders. The leaders visited Khari Karmara village located on LoC in Poonch sector and met with local population who put forth grievances faced by them in day to day life. The main issue confronting people is poor mobile communication in the area and NC leaders demanded installation of new mobile towers in the area to ensure th...

Vice Chairman LC&MA flags-off newly procured 10.5cum dumpers from Dockyard, Nishat
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)-The Vice Chairman J&K Lakes Conservation and Management Authority (LC&MA) along with Executive Engineer, Mechanical, in presence of the officers and staff members of LCMA officially flagged-off the newly procured 10.5cum dumpers from dockyard, Nishat, here. J&K LCMA through its Mechanical wing has procured two (02) high capacity 10.5 cum Dumpers which are to be used for carriage of extracted lily/weeds from weed unloading points to Dumping Sites. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Bashir Ahmad Bhat, Vice Chairman, J&K LCMA has expressed that procurement of such dumpers will reduce its dependence to some extent on MED, Kashmir or on private agencies wher...

Nadir Bakerwal leads Gandhote village to a Sweet Revolution
Hilltop ST Hamlet owns 5000 premier Bee Colonies
Ramban, January 14 (Scoop News)-Ramban is on the verge of ‘Sweet’ revolution through honey production on a large scale by progressive farmers helped and supported by government sponsored ‘Promotion of Bee Keeping’ scheme and ‘One District, One Product’ scheme. Starting with only 5 honey bee colonies in 1990, Nadir Bakerwal, 85 had ventured into the honey bee business with an aim to supplement his farm income in his village Gandhote perched atop a hill overlooking the National Highway. Coming a long way, Nadir and his three sons own more than 350 honey bee colonies and inspired 40 other progressive farmers of his village who together own 5000 colonies. Almost all these progressive farme...

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