Sunday, June 13, 2021
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Terrorists involved in attack identified; perpetrators of the criminal act would be brought to justice soon: DGP
DGP, IGP visited hospital; impressed upon doctors for all possible treatment
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- To pay homage to the martyrs, who attained martyrdom in a terror attack at Armapora in Sopore, a wreath laying for the martyrs was held at District Police Lines Srinagar. DGP J&K Shri Dilbag Singh led the senior officers of police/ paramilitary forces, civil administration and relatives of martyrs in paying rich tributes to the martyrs. Floral wreaths were laid on the mortal remains for their supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty. Spl. DG CRPF Shri Sanjay Arora, ADGsP, J&K, Shri S. J. M. Gillani, Shri M. K. Sinha, Shri Danesh Rana, IGP Kashmir Shri Vijay Kumar, IG CRPF (Ops) Kashmir, Shri Deepak Ratan, DIG Central Kashmir Shri Amit Kumar, DIG North Kashmir Shri Sujit Kumar, DC Srinagar Shri Mohammad Aijaz, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary and other senior officers took part in the wreath laying ceremony. On the side lines of ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
JK reports 866 new positive cases, 286180 recovered so far
Jammu,June 12 (Scoop News)- The Government on Saturday informed that866 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 265from Jammu division and 601 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 306638.Also 14COVID-19 deaths have been reported,08 from Jammu Division and 06 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 2153 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 707 from Jammu Division and 1446 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 306638 positive cases, 16284 are Active Positive, 286180 have recovered and 4174h...

Two Policemen, two civilians killed in terrorist attack in Sapore
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- Today at about 1200hrs, unidentified terrorists fired indiscriminately upon a police party which was performing Covid enforcement duties at main market Sopore. In this terror incident, four policemen and four civilians received bullet injuries who were shifted to nearby hospital for treatment. Among the injured police personnel, Ct Showkat Ahmad & Ct Waseem Ahmad succumbed to their injuries and attained martyrdom. Two civilians identified as Manzoor Ahmad Shalla resident of Shalimar Colony Sopore and Bashir Ahmad resident of Mahrajpora Sopore also succumbed to their injuries. Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists linked with proscribed te...

Dr Jitendra Singh inspects development works under Devika Project, inaugurates tele-medicine at DH Udhampur
Udhampur, June 12 (Scoop News)- Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and Prime Minister’s Office, Dr Jitendra Singh, today visited Devika Ghat site to assess progress on ongoing development works on pollution abatement of river Devika and Tawi project under National River Conservation Plan (NRCP), being executed by UEED. District Development Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, President MC, Dr. Jogeshwar Gupta, BDCs, DDCs, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, SEs PWD and UEED, Jammu besides other officers of concerned departments accompanied the MoS. While inspecting the ongoing works, Dr Singh asked the executing agency to gear up men...

Govt’s intention is holistic development of every district: Rohit Kansal
Reviews progress under Capex budget 2020-2021, discusses annual plan for current fiscal
Pulwama, June 11 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary Power Development Department (PDD), Rohit Kansal today said that the intention of the government is to create a vision for every district in order to have holistic development in terms of infrastructure and socio-economical upliftment of these administrative units. Principal Secretary made these remarks while chairing a meeting to review progress under Capex budget 2020-21 and discuss the annual Capex plan for the current financial year of District Pulwama. He said that the reason behind nominating Administrative Secretaries as incharge secretaries of districts is to have a guardian and mentor for every district for handholding and to shar...

 
 Ladakh News
90 young soldiers join Ladakh Scouts Regiment
Leh,(Ladakh), June 13 (Scoop News)-An Attestation Parade was held at The LADAKH SCOUTS Regimental Centre, Leh on 12 Jun 2021 to mark the entry of 90 well trained recruits into the LADAKH SCOUTS Regiment as Young Soldiers. The impressive ceremony, conducted in consonance with the highest traditions of the Indian Army, was reviewed by Major General Akash Kaushik, Chief Of Staff, Fire and Fury Corps. The Young Soldiers, hailing from all regions of Ladakh, took the oath to serve the Nation. The Reviewing Officer congratulated them for the impressive parade and urged them to devote their...

Training programme on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination held at CHC Chiktan
Kargil,June 12 (Scoop News)- Health Department Kargil organized a training programme on Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccination (PCV) at Community Hall Chiktan here on Friday. Community Health Officers (CHOs), ANMs, ASHAs, AWWs, Data Operators and cold chain handlers attended the training programme. Deputy Chief Medical Officer Kargil Dr Muhammad Abass, Block Medical Officer Shakar Chiktan Dr Muhammad Amin and Community Health Officer Kargil Aga Syed Muhammad Shah were the resource persons during the training programme. During the course of the training programme, the resource persons imparted training to the participants about the common forms of pneumococcal disease, its transmission and ...

GDC Drass, Labour Department Kargil organize online talk, awareness session on World Day Against Child Labour
Kargil,June 12 (Scoop News)- As a part of the various events being organized as a part of the 75 Years of India’s Independence- Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, Department of Political Science, Government Degree College (GDC) Drass in collaboration with Labour Department, Kargil today organized an online talk and awareness session on World Day Against Child Labour through online mode. Assistant Labour Commissioner (ALC) Kargil Raziya Khatoon presented the keynote talk on the theme wherein she spoke in detail about the global and national data of children engaged in different industries and the various acts which provide protection to children against labour. The ALC also talked about the increas...

EC Syed Abbas takes stock of status of availability of food grains at godowns of FCI, FCS&CA Department, Kargil
Stresses for availability of adequate, quality ration to consumers
Kargil, June 12 (Scoop News)- In order to take stock of the status of the availability of food grains at various godowns of the Food Corporation of India (FCI) and the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Department, Kargil, Executive Councillor for FCS&CA Aga Syed Abbas visited the FCI Godown 1st Kurbathang, PEG Gondmangalpore, rice godowns of FCS&CA Kargil and flour mills at Faroona. Councillor Thasgam Abdul Rahim, In Charge Assistant Director FCS&CA, Kargil Akbar Ali, Manager FCI Godown 1st Kurbathang Hadi Wazir besides other concerned officers accompanied the EC during the tour. At FCI Godown 1st Kurbathang, the officers concerned informed EC Sye...

CEC Feroz Khan visits community classes in Sankoo Education Zone
Kargil, June 09 (Scoop News)- Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan visited community classes in various villages in Sankoo Education Zone here today. The CEC also inspected the pace of progress on the construction of health centre and lift water supply scheme at Gond Mangalpore. Councillor Tambis Aga Syed Hadi, Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Kargil Dr Munawar Hussain Wazir, Executive Engineer PHE Subhash Chander, District Education Planning Officer Haji Muhammad Amin besides other concerned officers accompanied the CEC during the tour. The CEC visited the ongoing community classes at GM Pore, Gongma Saliskote, Thuina, Marpothang, Trespone and adjoinin...

EC Syed Abbas visits Taisuru
Takes stock of development activities, lays foundation stone of Panchayat ghar at Yuljuk
Kargil, June 09 (Scoop News)-Executive councilor for Works Aga Syed Abbas Razvi conducted an extensive tour of Taisuru Block today during which he visited different villages and took status of developmental works and issues related to works of the Kargil-Zanskar Road NH-301, infrastructure and irrigation. At Karpokhar village, the EC Works directed the contracting company to engage locals in works related to national highway. The EC was informed by the concerned officers that a crusher site will be constructed in the village to which he assured that all sort of cooperation will be given by the villagers to pace up the developmental works and further stressed to pay the compensation well i...

EC Punchok Tashi conducts joint survey of land proposed for construction of airfield, bus stand, taxi stand, industrial areas, other locations in Zanskar
Kargil ,June 09 (Scoop News)-Executive Councillor for Tourism and Zanskar Affairs Er Punchok Tashi today conducted a joint survey of the land proposed for the construction of airfield, bus stand, taxi stand, industrial areas and other locations in Zanskar. During the course of the survey, the EC Zanskar Affairs along with the Area Development Officer/SDM Zanskar Sonam Dorjay and the team of Revenue Department visited various locations allotted by the government for the construction of the airfield, bus stand, taxi stand, industrial areas and other locations in Zanskar. A total of around 4000 kanals of land including 3500 kanals for airfield, 50 kanals each for industrial estate and bus s...

CEC Feroz Khan convenes meeting of officers of engineering departments, members of Contractors’ Association Kargil
Kargil,(Ladakh), June 07 (Scoop News)-In order to address various grievances and issues of the Contractors’ Association Kargil and other related issues, Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan chaired a meeting of the concerned officers of the various engineering departments and members of the Contractors’ Association at Council Secretariat Kargil here today. Executive Councilor for Works Aga Syed Abass Razvi, District Superintending Engineer, PWD Kargil Er Ved Prakash, Executive Engineers of PMGSY, R&B, I&FC, PHE, SVD Sankoo, PWD Zanskar, REW Kargil besides the representatives of Contractor Association were present in the meeting. During the course o...

 
 Debate
One More crucified at the Altar of ‘ Nationalism’
B L Saraf After Sarpanch Ajay Pandita comes the turn of Councilor Rakesh Pandita to walk down the lane of martyrdom , bearing cross of nationalism around the neck . In between a jeweler and a Daba owner belonging to the minority community , also , fell as the martyrs. All fell to the bigoted terrorist’s gun, only for the fault of being the “other person .” In Kashmir a nationalist is euphemistically called the “ other person .” The second ‘unpardonable fault ‘ of Ajay Pandita and Rakesh Pandita was that they , both , were sincerely serving people of Lokbhawan , Annatnag and Tral , respectively , as elected members o...

G-7 Summit: Reality and Expectations
Asad Mirza The forthcoming G-7 summit may set the pitch for the world’s new technological, developmental and economic growth and leadership. The upcoming G7 Summit in Cornwall, UK from 11 to 13 of this month is perhaps the first international event, in the backdrop of the continuing Covid pandemic, when the leaders from the world’s wealthiest countries -the US, Japan, Germany, UK, France, Italy and Canada, will be meeting with leaders from India, Australia, S. Africa and S. Korea face to face for the first time in the last one-and-a-half year. The leaders from the most advanced nations of the G7 meet regularly to try to determine the course the world will follow, with ...

Kashmir a blind eye: A path to nowhere
Kashi Pandit Much was anticipated to follow the Kashmir Reorganization Act 2019. It didn’t happen. People gossiped that the development of infrastructure would receive unprecedented boost up because, as claimed, it had been either neglected or relegated to low priority for so many decades by the popular regimes in J&K. The refrain was also about stamping out corruption and siphoning away funds meant for some crucial projects of infrastructural development. People naively thought thieves would be caught and brought to book. Then there was tall talk about political churning and stimulating of nationalist ideology alleged to have been given a rough deal under popular governments. B...

Jammu Identity: debates plenty, no action
Straight Talk
K B Jandial It is heartening to note that debate on Jammu identity continues unabated with different Dogra intellectuals, historians, academicians, army veterans and activists expressing their views in newspaper articles and virtual panel discussions, the latest being hosted by the upcoming International Institute of J&K Studies and Analysis (IIJSA). Much has been written and said listing theories, causes and existing faultlines of diminishing Dogra identity. Everyone speaks out his heart on the crisis of Jammu Identity with proud references to golden Dogra rule, legendary monarch and warriors, rich heritage and glorious traditions. But the tragedy is, perhaps may be in the past as...

National Conference To Participate In the Delimitation Process - what it means
B L Saraf Indications are loud and clear. The National Conference is all set to reverse its decision of not having any truck with the process of delimitation of Assembly constituencies in J &K .It may revoke its decision of boycotting the Delimitation Commission , which is on the job to redraw some old Assembly constituencies and carve out a dozen more . These indications emanate from the deliberations of the NC’s Working Committee which met in Srinagar, few days ago . According to the media reports majority of members felt that abstaining from the Delimitation Commission will not be a prudent thing to do as they cannot afford to leave field...

PM’s Pep Talk To DMs & MCs - Fine, but maintain the command chain
B L Saraf In a bid to combat the Corona virus which is mercilessly spreading death and destruction far and wide , governments at the Centre and in States have initiated series of measures . Prime Minister Narrandra Modi is personally supervising the effort. In this connection , on 18th May, he addressed District Magistrates and the Municipal Commissioners across country , in a virtual mode , and announced plans to install oxygen plants in hospitals in every district of the country . Describing these district officers as field commanders in a COVID War he told them that local containment and complete information were weapons against the viru...

Country’s Medical System Needs A Revamp
Asad Mirza During the continuing Covid pandemic, one fraternity, which has been eulogised for its dedication and services in India, is the medical fraternity. Till date as per the Indian Medical association (IMA), 1017 doctors have died during the current pandemic since last year. The actual numbers may be higher as the doctors’ association only keeps a record of doctors registered with it. India has more than 12 lakh practicing doctors. Though every Indian is appreciative of the doctors and para-medical staff for their commitment to their profession and their unparalleled services to the needy, yet the overall medical system in the country seems to have collap...

Gaza de-escalation: the tenuous ceasefire
K N Pandita At the special session called by the Security Council to discuss the fighting in Gaza, the Pakistani foreign minister strove every nerve to project it a global Islamic issue and tried to invoke the Muslim countries to consider the Israeli attack nothing short of "genocide of Palestinian Muslims.". He was more vocal than any other delegate and boasted that the "united effort had brought about the desired pressure on Israel to accept a ceasefire." For the last two years, there has been a strong movement led by some pro-active Islamic states to project the “Islamic cause globally” and tell the world that the Muslims were subjected to repression and denial of the...

 Jammu News
Director Health inspects patient care at Accident Hospital Chowki Choura
Jammu, June 12 (Scoop News)-Director Health Services Jammu, Dr. Renu Sharma along with CMO Jammu Dr. J.P Singh today visited Accident Hospital Chowki Choura to take stock of health care facilities available there. Accompanied by BMO Chowki Choura, Dr. Ritesh Khullar, DHS took a detailed tour of the hospital and interacted with the staff and patients in the hospital to get first hand appraisal of patient care. She also inspected the 10 bedded Covid isolation facility developed at Chowki Choura Hospital which is equipped with oxygen concentrators to manage locally any exigency arising due to Covid. Later, the DHS inspected under-construction buildings of Sub Centre Dhana Dhanu, PHC Dori ...

OPD services commence SMGS Hospital Jammu
Jammu, June 12 (Scoop News)-The OPD Services, on prior appointment basis, will resume in SMGS Hospital from June 14, 2021 on all working days. The appointment for Monday shall be given on Saturday. The patients can take appointment for Paediatrics on mobile phone number 9541925359; for ENT on 9541925360; For Obst & Gynae 9541925361 and for Dermatology (Skin) 9541925362. As per an order issued in this regard, the OPDs will be operational from the respective OPD Sections from 10:00 am to 02:00 pm. The appointment will be given by the respective department staff nominated by the concerned HoD through phone call on the dedicated mobile phone number provided to each department. The ...

MEFC Jammu holds hearing for claims of interest on delayed payments against supply of goods
Jammu, June 12 (Scoop News)- Micro Small Enterprises Facilitation Council (MEFC), Jammu held hearing in respect of claims of interest on delayed payments against supply of goods to buyers by the Micro and Small units, under the Chairmanship of Director Industries & Commerce Jammu, Anoo Malhotra (Chairman MSEFC Jammu). The hearing was held in the office of Director Industries & Commerce Jammu at Jawahar Lal Nehru Udyog Bhawan, Jammu and attended by the members and their representatives; Rattan Dogra, Chairman Federation of Industries Jammu; D.P Singh GM(M) J&K SICOP; Navneet Kour Manager J&K DFC and Anita Nehru (Credit) J&K Bank and Pawan Goswami Functional Manager along with staff o...

Navin Choudhary visits Ramban, reviews projects, fixes timelines
Ramban, June 12 (Scoop News)-Describing agriculture and horticulture sector as the backbone of rural economy, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and Horticulture, Navin Kumar Choudhary, today announced a slew of measures to boost the twin sectors in Ramban district. He laid focus on cultivating two crops in a year and fixed a timeline of March 2022 to achieve the target. He also stressed upon providing one supplemental income to every farmer family, in collaboration with other sister departments. Principal Secretary said this while reviewing functioning of departments coming under his charge including Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries, in a meeting here today. Deputy Commissioner, ...

NC Youth Wing slams electricity department for frequent power cuts
Jammu, June 11 (Scoop News)- Youth Wing of National Conference today slammed Jammu's electricity department for frequent power cuts as the mercury touches 43 degrees Celsius, seeking intervention of Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to ensure relief for the people. In a statement issued today, Tejinder Pal Singh (Aman), Provincial Secretary said that Jammu city and its adjoining areas Gandhi Nagar, Guru Nanak Nagar, Preet Nagar ,Trikuta Nagar, Naibasti, Satwari, Chatha are the worst affected as they are getting electricity for only three to four hours daily. "The day temperature in Jammu has crossed 43 degrees and the JKPDCL is sleeping even as the region faces a major power crises," Singh said,...

Congress stages symbolic protest against unprecedented price hike in Jammu and Srinagar
Jammu/Srinagar, June 11 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Congress today held a strong protests at different places across Jammu and Kashmir against the unprecedented price hike of essential commodities especially the petrol, diesel and gas, as part of the nationwide call of the AICC. JKPCC President Shri G.A. Mir led the protest demonstration in front of the Divisional Commissioner Office Jammu on the Railway Station Road near the petrol pump to register the symbolic protests. Several Senior PCC functionaries, former ministers, Legislators and Corporators joined the protest led by Shri Mir while similar protests were held by the Dist. Units, Frontal Wings and other party units and s...

Kidnapping and Rape Accused; 15th Absconder Apprehended: Reasi Police
Jammu, June 09 (Scoop News)-Team of Police Station Arnas arrested a kidnapping and Rape accused who had gone underground since January 2021 Accused Ghulam Hussan S/O Mohd Hussain R/O Thub Thanol Tehsil Thakerakote (Arnas) Reasi who was absconding in Case FIR no 05/2021 Dated 14 Jan 2021 U/S 366, 376 IPC Police Station Arnas, after the Commission of heinous crime of kidnapping 21 years old Rubina (name changed) & repeatedly raping her in custody along with another accomplice. One accused was immediately arrested while accused Ghulam Hussan evaded investigation by going underground & couldn’t be apprehended since the registration of FIR in January 2021 as he was changing his hideouts...

Chairman JPDCL appeals Consumers to use power judiciously
MD lists schemes, projects launched to upgrade Infrastructure, contain T&D losses
Jammu, June 09 (Scoop News)- Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (JPDCL) of J&K Power Development Department (J&K,PDD) today appealed the consumers to make judicious use of electricity in their households, offices and business centres by switching off all lights, gadgets, devices, etc. when not required. Addressing a joint press conference, Chairman JPDCL, Jagmohan Sharma, and Corporation’s Managing Director, Er Gurmeet Singh, urged the people to minimise the use of heavy power consuming devices like air conditioners, microwaves, electric cook-tops, etc. especially during peak demand hours from 7pm to 11pm. The Corporation Authorities further called for avoiding use of multipl...

 
 Kashmir News
DLSA Srinagar organises online webinar to commemorate 'World Day against Child labour'
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)-The District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Srinagar, under the aegis of J&K, Legal Services Authority today organized an online webinar on “World Day against Child labour” under the guidance of Mohammad Akram Chowdhary Chairman DLSA/Principal District & Sessions Judge, Srinagar. Arshid Qadir, Assistant Labour Commissioner (ALC) Sgr, Hakeem Javeed, Project Coordinator Child Line (NGO Sgr), Dr Suraya Amin Basu, Lecturer GHSS GUND HASSI BHAT Sgr, Advocate Sayed Mujtaba, Child Rights Lawyer, CGWC IMHANS-K were the speakers in the webinar, further the webinar was graced by budding speakers Bisma Ahad and Dania Afroz of GHSS Gund Hassi Bhat Srinagar. Speaking...

DCCR Kashmir disseminates information on Covid-19 specific health services through digital display signages in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- To create awareness and disseminate important information to general population about various health services specific to coronavirus containment, the Divisional COVID-19 Control-Room (DCCR), Kashmir today started displaying of awareness of digital displays in Srinagar. The information being disseminated include COVID-19 vaccination, 100 percent vaccination achievement drive under the age group of 45 years, and above in various districts of Kashmir valley, countering the fake /concocted news about vaccination, redressal of vaccine hesitancy, tele-counselling of general population and 24x7 call centers for any help regarding COVID-19 related issues....

Imperative to follow Covid-19 SOPs to safeguard children during third wave: Justice Magrey
Pulwama,June 12 (Scoop News)-The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Judge, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey today emphasized to follow laid- down guidelines and SOPs to safeguard children during the predicted third- wave of Covid-19 Pandemic. Justice Magrey, who is also the Executive Chairman of J&K Legal Services Authority J&KLSA) said this during an awareness programme on Covid- 19 caring for children during 3rd wave organized by District Legal Services Authority, Pulwama here at New Court Complex. Speaking on the occasion, Justice Magrey said that during prevailing situation general public particularly covid- hit children need to be given counselling and psychological support to boost them t...

JK Child Protection Services observes World Day Against Child Labour
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Child Protection Services today observed World Day against Child Labour with theme “Act now: End child labour”. Speaking on the 2021 theme for the day, Mission Director, Child Protection Services J&K, Shabnam Shah Kamili, said that elimination of child labour is our main agenda as it is not only a legal offense but unacceptable in a civilized society. She said Integrated Child Protection Services has established District Child Protection units and constituted Child Welfare Committees in each district of Jammu and Kashmir. The department, in a time span of 17 months from Jan 2020 and May 2021, rescued 30 children from child trafficking be...

DC Srinagar holds interactive session with Imams & Khateebs
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- In order to speed up the Covid-19 vaccination drive in Srinagar district, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammed Aijaz Asad today held a consultation session with religious leaders in his office, here. As many as 30 religious leaders including Imams, Khateebs participated in the interaction, while Additional Deputy Commissioners Syed Hanief Balkhi and Khurshid Ahmad besides Chief Medical Officer Srinagar were also present on the occasion. During the interaction, the DC urged the leaders to use their influence to make people aware about the importance of anti coviď vaccination to safeguard themselves, their family and other citizens. He said ...

Advisor Baseer Khan reviews pending projects of Tourism
Srinagar, June 11 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting at Civil Secretariat to review the progress of pending projects of tourism sector in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir. The Advisor reviewed the progress of works on various projects and deliberated upon the issues and bottlenecks scheme wise executed by JKPCC. The officers were directed to ensure the effective follow-up of these projects in order to achieve results in time bound manner. During the review development of Hazratbal under PRASAD scheme was threadbare discussed. Advisor directed for expediting of works and officers were instructed to clear impediments on war footing basis. T...

Covid-19 pandemic not over yet: DC Srinagar
Urges people to follow Covid SOPs, guidelines strictly
Srinagar, June 11 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC)/District Magistrate, Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today urged the people of Srinagar to exhibit strict compliance to the government directions for larger public safety, health and follow COVID-19 related advisories and guidelines in letter and spirit. The DC said this during a media brief here. He appealed to traders and transporters to cooperate with district administration and strictly follow Covid-19 SOPs and precautions to control the Covid-19 infection. The DC also urged people to visit nearest vaccination centers and get vaccinated at an earliest to defeat the 2nd wave of Covid-19 pandemic. Asad said that the admini...

Div Com Kashmir visits fire victims of B'la
Assures of every possible assistance
Baramulla, June 11 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today paid a visit to the Noorbagh area of Baramulla, where he met the fire victims whose residential houses were completely damaged in a massive fire incident that happened last night. The Div Com during the visit was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Bhupinder Kumar, SSP Rayees Ahmad Bhat and other concerned functionaries. As many as 12 residential houses comprising 29 families with 160 souls, have been completely damaged during the intervening night of 10th and 11th of June at Noorbagh area, here. On the occasion, the Div Com took first hand appraisal of the situation during whic...

 
 Other Stories
Navin visits Anantnag; Inaugurates celebration of paddy transplanting day
Anantnag , June 12 (Scoop News)- Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production and Farmers Welfare Department, Navin Kumar Choudary, today visited various paddy cultivated lands of Anantnag district as part of celebration of paddy transplanting day. While interacting with the farmers, Choudary said that the prime motive behind celebration of this day is to raise awareness among the farmers regarding use of new scientific technologies in farming to increase the income and production of their agricultural produce. He termed farmers as the backbone of our economy saying that the government is committed to boost the agriculture activities through different schemes which are in vogue for uplift o...

Budgam Police arrests notorious timber smuggler
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- Police in Budgam have arrested a notorious timber smuggler and seized illicit timber along with horse near Panchayat Ghar Sugan area of Budgam. During night patrolling, a police party from Police Station Khag intercepted one person carrying illicit timber swans laden on a horse. He has been identified as Nazir Ahmed Lone son of Ghulam Qadir Lone resident of Sugan Khag. The illicit timber along with horse has been seized. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. On his disclosure more illicit timber has also been recovered taking the total quantity to 30 Cfts. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 45/2021 under relevant se...

Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 5943 violators fined, 26 persons arrested & 07 FIRs registered
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 26 persons, lodged 07 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹11,18,100/- from 5943 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 14 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid norms in district Shopian. On the directions of SSP Kupwara Dr. G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS, Kupwara Police launched a special drive and distributed Face Masks among general Publi...

SSP Awantipora chairs security review meeting
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- SSP Awantipora Shri Mohammad Yousuf-JKPS chaired a security review meeting at District Police Lines Awantipora with all SDPOs, SHOs, In-charge PPs, In-charge PCs of Police District Awantipora. SSP Awantipora held a detailed discussion regarding working of Awantipora Police on all fronts including enforcement of Covid protocol, security scenario, Law and order, Investigation, Crime/Complaints disposal, prosecution and other issues related to policing. A detailed discussion on strengthening of counter insurgency grid was also held during the meeting. He directed the officers to strengthen the security grid in their respective areas. SSP Awantipora also s...

Handwara Police seizes 06 vehicles for transportation of illegally mined materials
Srinagar, June 12 (Scoop News)- Police in Handwara along with teams of Geology and Mining Department have seized six vehicles involved in transportation of illegally mined materials in Handwara. On specific information, a Police Party from Police Post Langate along with teams of Geology and Mining Department seized six vehicles for transportation of illegally mined materials in Govt land at Nalla Mawar. Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in concerned police stations and investigation has been taken up. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indu...

Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 6729 violators fined, 27 persons arrested & 20 FIRs registered
Police seeks public cooperation to mitigate spread of virus
Srinagar, June 11 (Scoop News)-Continuing its efforts to curb the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police have enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. During the last 24hrs, Police have arrested 27 persons, lodged 20 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹11,14,800/- from 6729 people throughout the Kashmir valley for violating the various guidelines/rules/SOPs regarding Covid-19. Besides, 06 vehicles were also seized for violating Covid norms in district Bandipora. The special drive against the violators of Covid-19 guidelines/rules continued throughout all the districts of Kashmir Valley to ensure that people adhere ...

Baramulla Police recovers abducted girl; accused arrested
Srinagar, June 11 (Scoop News)- Baramulla Police recovered a girl who was abducted and arrested the person involved in the crime. Police Post Wusan received an information from one person namely Ghulam Hassan Dar son of Abdul Khaliq Dar resident of Tengpora Pattan wherein he stated that his daughter has been kidnapped by one person identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Tengpora Pattan, District Baramulla. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.138/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Pattan. On receipt of this information, officers from Police Station Pattan swung into action and recovered the abducted girl from Tengpora Crossing...

Enforcement teams recovers Rs 18,400 fine from violators in Ramban
Ramban, June 09 (Scoop News)-Continuing the 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 18,400 taking the total amount fined since April 1, 2021 to Rs. 11, 36,000. The Enforcement officers urged the people to wear face masks and maintain physical distance besides taking Covid vaccination doses at their nearest CVC. District Immunization Officer, Ramban, Dr, Suresh informed that as m as 57 persons were administered first and second Covid ...

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