Wednesday, August 10, 2022
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Chari Yatra starts from Poonch for Shri Budha Amarnath Shrine
Poonch, August 09 (Scoop News)- The Holy Chari Mubarak Yatra, led by Acharya Shri Shri 1008 Mahamandleshwar Swami Vishavatmanand Saraswati Ji Maharaj, was taken out on Tuesday here from Dashnami Akhara Mandir complex Poonch to Shri Budha Amarnath Ji Shrine at Rajpura, Mandi. The yarta commenced after performing special Puja and Havan amidst chanting of Vedic Mantras at Akhara Mandir Poonch. Besides head priest- Swami Vishavatmanand Saraswati Ji Maharaj, many religious personalities gathered for the Holy Yatra. Deputy Commissioner, Inder Jeet; DIG Rajouri Poonch Range; Dr Mohd Haseeb Mughal; SSP, Rohit Baskotra; ADC, Dr Bashrst Hussain; senior Former legislator, Ravinder Raina; Ex MLC, Vibod Gupta were among others present on the occasion. After the Pooja and Hawan, a grand religious congregation was addressed by Swami Ji. Prominent civil society members of different communities also ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
J&K Govt keen to make Kashmir willow bat a world class product
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)-J&K Government is keen towards promotion of cricket bat industry of Kashmir enabling the Kashmir willow cricket bat to become a world class product. In order to revive Kashmir’s cricket bat manufacturing and other wood-based industry, a team of Union Ministry of Medium, Small and Micro Enterprises officials had also visited valley to find ways for extending support. In this direction Common Facility Centre, Sethar was established at an estimated l cost of Rs 4.61 crore with plant and machinery installed by PPDC, Meerut incurring an expenditure of Rs 2.46 crore. The objective of this CFC is to facilitate seasoning of willow clefts and provide all facil...

JKPCC Working President leads party’s nationwide Azadi Ki Gaurav Padyatra from Bhour Camp
Congress-led governments contributed a lot for India's development: Bhalla
Jammu, August 09 (Scoop News)-Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) Working President Raman Bhalla, JKPCC General Secretaries and Incharge District Jammu (Urban) Yogesh Sawhney, General Secretary Manmohan Singh, JKPYC President Uday Bhanu Chib, Congress Sewadal Chairmen Vijay Sharma Babbi, Minority Department Vice Chairman Sdr. Gurdarshan Singh, SC Cell Chairmen Karan Bhagat, PCC Secretaries Satish Sharma, Pawan Raina, JKPCC Spokesperson Sahil Sharma, Kapil Singh led Party’s nationwide "Azadi ki Gaurav Padyatra" from Bhour Camp to Satwari Chowk as part of 75th anniversary of India’s indep...

People hoisting Tiranga across length, breadth of J&K with pride: Ashok Koul
Jammu, August 09 (Scoop News)- People are hoisting Tiranga across the length and breadth of Jammu & Kashmir with enthusiasm and pride, said Ashok Koul, while flagging off a Tiranga rally. A massive Tiranga rally was taken out in ward no. 41 in which BJP activists, prominent locals and school students participated. The rally started from outside Kidzee School, Anand Nagar and culminated in Luthra Public school, Bohri. Senior BJP leader & local Councillor Sanjay Baru organized the rally. J&K BJP General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Koul and former President & former Minister Sat Sharma along with...

Apni Party leaders pay obeisance at Dargah of Hazrat Naanga Baaji Sahib, Pray for peace and tranquility
Everyone must pray and aspire for J&K’s peace and prosperity: Syed Altaf Bukhari
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)- Apni Party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday paid their obeisance at the revered Dargah of Hazrat Naanga Baaji Sahib (RA) at Malangam in Bandipora, where 7-day annual Urs calibrations are being conducted these days. He was accompanied by the party’s Senior Vice President Ghulam Hassan Mir, Vice President Usman Majid, General Secretary Rafi Ahmad Mir, Provincial President Mohammad Ashraf Mir, and other senior leaders. According to a press statement issued here, Apni Party leaders led by party President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari visited ...

 
 Ladakh News
EC Tashi inaugurates modern community hall at Zanskar
Kargil, August 09 (Scoop News)-Executive Councilor Tourism, RD and Zanskar Affairs, Er Punchok Tashi today inaugurated and dedicated the first-ever modern multipurpose community hall having facilities of kitchen, store and guest room for the people of village Ufti Zanskar. The multipurpose hall was constructed under the District Capex budget at a cost of Rs 50 lakhs. The villagers of Ufti headed by Sarpanch Lobzang Dolma thanked the EC and District Administration for making the hall functional. Later, the EC visited Ubarak village of Zanskar to inspect flood-affected areas. He was accompanied by SDM Zanskar Sonam Dorjay, BDO Zanskar and engineers of Rural Development and Panchayat...

CEC Feroz Khan, EC, DC visit AJUIAK, IKMT premises, review arrangements for Ashura
KLargil, August 08 (Scoop News)- Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC), LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmad Khan today visited Anjuman-e-Jamiat ul Ulema Isna Ashariya Kargil (AJUIAK) premises, Imam Khomeini Memorial Trust (IKMT) premises, Hussaini Park, and Qatilgah to take stock of arrangements being made for Ashura processions to be held in Kargil Town. The CEC was accompanied by Executive Councillor, Aga Syed Mehdi Fazili, Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, SSP Kargil Anayat Ali Choudhary, ACR Abdul Ghaffar Zargar, ASP, DSP, SE Hydraulics, District Treasury Officer, Executive Engineer R&B, Chief Horticulture Officer, Executive Officer Municipal Committee, Distr...

EC Tashi chairs review meeting ahead of HH Dalai Lama’s visit to Zanskar
Kargil, August 08 (Scoop News)- Executive Councilor Tourism, RD and Zanskar Affairs, Er Punchok Tashi on Sunday chaired a meeting at TRC Padum to review the arrangement ahead of His Holiness Dalai Lama’s visit to Zanskar subdivision. President Zanskar Buddhist Association and Zanskar Gonpa Association informed the EC that the renovation and restoration works are going in full swing. During the meeting, EC Tashi directed Station House Officer Zanskar to maintain traffic movement and also maintain law and order. Later, the EC visited the sites of NH-301 and directed the site manager to complete breast walls and culverts as per the requirements of public. The EC also visited and in...

GMDC Zanskar organizes 2-day interactive workshop
Kargil, August 02 (Scoop News)- Government Model Degree College Zanskar in collaboration with IIT Jammu organized a two-day interactive workshop which concluded today. A four-member team led by Dr Sayanthan Mandal of the Humanities Department visited the college. The first session began with welcome address for the guests. Later, a discussion was held on the topic Integrating Teaching Learning and Digital Education in Higher Education with a special focus on pre and post-Covid -19 pandemic. Students and faculty members of the college participated in the discussion and shared their experiences, information and knowledge. During the discussion, various challenges and positive ...

ADC Kargil inspects ongoing renovation works at Duzin Photang Zanskar
Kargil, August 01 (Scoop News)- Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din Wani on Sunday inspected the ongoing renovation/restoration works at Duzin Photang Zanskar and reviewed the progress. The ADC was informed by representatives of Zanskar Buddhist Association that the work of restoration/renovation is in full swing and will be completed before the visit of His Holiness Dalai Lama to Zanskar. The ADC directed the concerned departments to complete all the required works by or before August 05 positively. Later, Executive Councilor Tourism, RD and Zanskar Affairs Er Punchok Tashi also joined him and directed ADC to take up various issues with Deputy Commissioner Kar...

IAF MTB Cycling Expedition From Khardung La To New Delhi to Commemorate 75 Years Of India’s Independence
Srinagar, July 31 (Scoop News)- Commemorating India’s 75 years of Independence, Indian Air Force is conducting a cycling expedition from Khardung La to National War Memorial, New Delhi. The expedition was flagged off on 31 Jul 2022 by Air Cmde PK Srivastava, Air Officer Commanding, Air Force Station Leh. The team comprises 20 air warriors from various IAF formations and is led by Gp Capt AP Menezes. The cyclists will pedal a distance of 1100 kms in 15 days, culminating their journey at the National War Memorial on 15 Aug 22. Upon reaching the Memorial, the air warriors will pay tri...

Point 5140 at dras, kargil christened as gun hill as a befitting tribute to the contributions of ‘guns and gunners’ in “operation vijay”
Kargil, 30 (Scoop News)- To commemorate the victory of Indian Armed Forces and pay tribute to the supreme sacrifice of the Gunners in “Operation Vijay”, Point 5140 at Dras, in Kargil sector has been christened as “Gun Hill”. Regiment of Artillery of Indian Army, with lethal and accurate firepower, was able to have a telling effect on the enemy troops and their defences including Point 5140, which was the key factor in early completion of operations. On behalf of the Regiment of Artillery, a wreath was laid by Lieutenant General TK Chawla, Director General of Artillery at Kargil War...

Labour Department Kargil conducts inspection of BRO, NHIDCL work sites, labour camps
Kargil, 30 (Scoop News)-Labour Department Kargil on Friday conducted an inspection of BRO, NHIDCL work sites and labour camps at Lungnak, Zangla and Ating to monitor the working condition of labourers at Zanskar. Assistant Labour Commissioner Kargil, Raziya Khatoon along with the team visited worksites and labour camps of BRO and NHIDCL at Lungnak, Zangla and Ating to inspect the working condition of labourers. The ALC interacted with the labourers and inquired about the issues they face. She directed the concerned officers for strict implementation of labour laws like Contract Labour Act, Interstate Migrant Workers Act, Payment of Wages Act, Equal Remuneration Act and to resolve...

 
 Debate
Role of Regional Powers for Afghanistan’s Development
Asad Mirza The Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan has highlighted the need for the regional players to play a constructive role for reconstruction of Afghanistan, in collaboration with the West. Tashkent Conference Uzbekistan hosted an international conference in Tashkent last week (27 July) to garner support for the economic and social revival of Afghanistan. The Ambassador-at-Large of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs Talgat Kaliyev invited participants of the “Afghanistan: Security and Economic Development” conference in Tashkent to make joint efforts to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan calling the country a “bridge between Central and South Asia”. Kaliyev sa...

Indian in race to rule the British -Tables Turned
B L Saraf Come September and we will know it whether he has made it or not . One ,however , is sure to say that his name and campaign for the top executive post in Britain have created positive waves among various socio/political circles in that country – as indeed they have done so across the countries that matter in the world scene . The person under reference is our own Rishi Sunak , who is running head to head with Liz Truss , his competitor and erstwhile colleague in Boris Johnson’s cabinet , in the race to reach the 10 Downing Street London , official residence of the U.K Prime Minister . Rishi is as much our own as he him...

The resurgent Pandits of Kashmir
By Lalit Anjum Kher The Kashmiri Pandits shun being guinea-pigs, and has to realize the underlying schema controlling the govermentality of the establishment. To fight an existential battle for life and honor, the time is ripe to invoke Parashurama within. Background In the wake of recent gruesome cold blooded murder of Rahul Bhat, a J&K state government employee working in Kashmir valley has sent shock waves around the nation and the world. He was singled out and subsequently murdered by terrorists in broad daylight inside the Revenue Office, Budgam in Kashmir division. He belon...

Europe Scorched
Asad Mirza The extreme temperatures witnessed in Europe during the last fortnight, are the results of our own making, and maybe this is a wake-up call for the humans to stop playing with nature. When we think of Europe, we mostly think of cold and enjoyable weather, as compared to our scorching heat and humid weather. But in 2022, the European continent is facing one of the worst summers. Usually, by Indian standards even the European summers were considered to be much better than our winters, but record-breaking heat affecting parts of Western Europe during the fortnight, with UK temperatures exceeding 400C (104F) for the first time since record-keeping began in 1772, has pr...

Nupur’s Comment, ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’: Secularism on Test
Straight Talk
K. B. Jandial With no end to hate-mongering and growing Hindu-Muslim divide as a consequence of some sensitive religious developments including controversial comment on Prophet Muhammad, bloodcurdling killing of two Hindus by Muslim radicals and war cry for beheading former BJP spokesperson, India’s secularism is on test. No apparent effort is apace to promote religious tolerance, respect for each other’s religion and strengthening of bonds of communal harmony to create a compatible ecosystem in India by isolating radicals whose number is regrettably mounting. The past developments are, indeed, alarming and endanger India’s peace, harmony and unity. Indian history is replete with ...

Ray of hope rekindles in Kashmir !
B L Saraf "While the rest of country burns in communal fire, I see a ray of hope in Kashmir only……. ”, said Mahatma Gandhi in August 1947. It is our tragedy that today, recalling these words means inviting charge of blasphemy. The unrelenting “nationalist” has not forgiven Mahatma for having uttered these words in the darkest days of 1947 when, comparatively, peace prevailed in Kashmir, whereas thousands of men/women perished elsewhere in the communal frenzy; ignited by partition of the sub continent. Even after his death, long ago, Gandhi continues to draw flak from the so called nationalist for these observations which he made on the role of Kashmiri Mus...

Stubborn Taliban
Asad Mirza The manner in which the Taliban have been able to retain power in Afghanistan and their latest decisions show that to save millions of Afghanis from impoverishment and death, international community will have to adopt a new approach. While the nearly one-year old Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) government trundles on in the absence of international recognition, financial support and faces international backlash on its mostly anti-women and minorities decisions, reminding one of its earlier harsh tenure, the IEA government has not given up on efforts to cajole the international community whilst trying to engage with its neighbours and regional powers ...

New Global Development Partnerships
Asad Mirza Within a week two strong messages have emanated from the two sparring world powers, aimed at controlling the world or realigning the current global order. US President Joe Biden on 26 June and the Chinese President Xi Jinping on 23 June have announced two new global initiatives at BRICS and G7 Summits, respectively. China v/s US Last week in his address on 22 June at the 25th St. Petersburg International Economic Forum and the next day, on 23 June at BRICS Summit in Beijing, the Chinese President Xi Jinping stressed the need to forge greater synergy amongst countries for greater international development and close the development gap, by pooling re...

 Jammu News
GCW Udhampur hosts Portrait making & debate
competitions on 'Role of freedom Fighters in Indian Freedom struggle'
Udhampur,August 09 (Scoop News)-Heritage Club and Department of History, in collaboration with Department of Sociology of Government College for Women Udhampur, today organized portrait making and debate competition on the theme ‘’Role of freedom fighters in India's freedom struggle’’ under the series of events being organized under HAR GHAR TIRANGA CAMPAIGN. Prof. Dr. Monika Sharma was the chief guest. In her address, Dr. Monika Sharma hailed the sacrifices of the Freedom Struggle heroes which won India Independence from the foreign rulers. “If we are living in a free and independent India it is possible only because of the supreme sacrifices made by our freedom fighters” she said. ...

6 Bovine smuggling attempts foiled; 81 Bovines rescued by Udhampur Police
Udhampur, August 09 (Scoop News)-Udhampur Police rescued 81 bovines from the clutches of smugglers while foiling six smuggling bids in Udhampur, Chenani and Tikri . On the directions of SSP Udhampur Dr. Vinod Kumar and under the supervision of Additional SP Udhampur Anwaar Ul Haq and Dy.SP Hqrs, Sahil Mahajan, a Police party of PS Udhampur headed by Insp. Chaman Gorkha SHO PS Udhampur established a naka at Jakhani NHW for checking of vehicles. During the naka Checking, Police party foiled three Bovine smuggling attempts and registered 03 cases under FIR no. 340/341/342 of 2022 under the relevant sections of law and rescued 48 bovines from the possession of 2 bovine smugglers Faroo...

District level National Anthem Singing Competition concludes at Teachers Bhawan
Deputy Commissioner Jammu felicitates winners
Jammu, August 09 (Scoop News)-District Administration in collaboration with the Department of Education organized District Level National Anthem Singing Competition under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav here at Teacher Bhawan, Gandhi Nagar. District Development Commissioner, Jammu Avny Lavasa was the Chief Guest, while Satish Kumar Sharma, ADC Jammu was the Guest of Honour on the occasion. The participants from different zones of district Jammu accompanied by the escort teachers participated in the competition. The participants enthralled the audience with their melodious rendition of the National Anthem. The audience gave a standing ovation, every time the National Anthem was sung by the part...

RSETI Ramban trains 35 youth in Dairy Farming & Vermi Compost making at Khari
Ramban, August 09 (Scoop News)-The Rural Self Employment Training Institute (RSETI) Ramban, has trained a group of 35 youth in Dairy Farming & Vermi Compost Making here at Kawana (Khari) District Ramban. During the 10 Day training programme, trainees were imparted different skills including, Treatment of animals (Cow and Buffalo), Breeds of Cow, Artificial Insemination etc. A Video film on dairy management, vermin Composting, Organic farming and procedure to set up Dairy Farm was also screened for the trainees. The trainees were also acquainted with EDP (Entrepreneurship Development Program) including Time Management, Problem Solving, Risk Taking & Goal Setting. The Branch Manager, ...

Only NC can address concerns of common people by forming a representative Govt: Rattan Lal
Akhnoor, August 09 (Scoop News)- Rattan Lal Gupta, Provincial President National Conference (NC), while castigating the Govt for bringing multiple miseries to the people of J&K through its wrong polices, has asserted that only NC can address the concerns of the common people in J&K once it forms a representative Govt with full support of the people. The senior NC leader stated this while addressing a large gathering at the public meeting organized by the party at Akhnoor. Various issues faced by general public were discussed in the meeting with Rattan Lal Gupta being the Chief Guest. The local people apprised the National Conference Provincial President about scarcity of basic amenitie...

Need and futuristic vision of "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava" seminar held
Jammu, August 09 (Scoop News)- Need and futuristic vision to observe the "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava" on the clarion call of PM Modi was elaborated in a seminar organized by the BJP's Department of Publication & Literature held at BJP headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. Jammu & Kashmir, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Koul, Chief Spokesperson Adv. Sunil Sethi, Incharge department of Literature & Prabhari Poonch Pawan Sharma, Prof. Dipankar Sen addressed various informative and interactive sessions during the seminar. Ashok Koul while speaking on the need and futuristic vision to observe the "Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsava" said that with the passage of time especially...

EPFO Jammu holding Pension Adalat on August 10, 2022
Jammu, August 08 (Scoop News)- The Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Regional Office - Jammu is organising outreach programmes “Nidhi Aapke Nikat” and Pension Adalat on August 10, 2022 here at its Regional Office, Railway Road from 10 Am onwards. Rizwan Uddin, Regional PF Commissioner-I will personally hear the grievances/issues of all stakeholders. Nidhi Aapke Nikat is a public outreach programme that endeavours to address the problems/grievance of all stakeholders including, employees and employers by bringing them on a common platform and to increase awareness and sensitize them about the new initiatives undertaken in their interest by the organisation (EPFO). Pensio...

Atal Dulloo calls for routine grievance redressal,Atal Dulloo calls for routine grievance redressal
Seeks district wise development plans from officers
Jammu, August 08 (Scoop News)- Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), Agriculture Production Department, Atal Dulloo chaired a meeting with officers of Agriculture Department here at Directorate of Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Talab Tillo today. The ACS reviewed individual progress of Chief Agriculture Officers (CAOs) of all districts of Jammu division. They were asked to furnish information about the initiatives taken by them for promoting integrated farming. The CAOs were asked to submit concrete steps for encouraging crop diversification, particularly with respect to medicinal plants, oilseeds, apiculture and vegetables, in their respective districts. They were also asked ...

 
 Kashmir News
More opportunities for youth to become part of voters' list in Jammu and Kashmir
New User-friendly forms for voter registration
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)-The Chief Electoral Officer J&K UT made certain opportunities for inclusion of youth in the voters' list besides other provisions like introduction of new voter registration forms, voluntary Aadhaar linkage of the existing electors and authentication of Electoral Rolls Data. In this regard, notification was issued on Tuesday. The details of the notification reads, the Election Commission of India, in pursuance of the legal amendments in Section 14(b) of the RP Act 1950 and consequent modifications in Registration of Electors Rules, 1960, whereby a provision for four qualifying dates i.e., 01st January, 01st April, 01st July and 01st October as eligibility f...

JK reports 626 fresh positive cases, 460905 recovered
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 626 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 114 from Jammu division and 512 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 470827. Moreover, 525 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 122fromJammu division and 403from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 470827 positive cases, 5146are Active Positive (1135 in Jammu Division and 4011 in Kashmir Division), 460905 have recovered and 4776 have died; 2346 in Jammu division and 2430in Kashmir divisio...

Comm Secy, RD&PR Deptt visits Baltal
Inspects waste management facilities, sanitation works
Ganderbal, August 09 (Scoop News)-Commissioner Secretary, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, (RD&PR) department, MandeepKour today visited Baltal and inspected the waste management facilities and sanitation works going there for declaring it as a Zero Landfill zone. The Commissioner Secretary was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shymbir, ACD Ganderbal, ACP Ganderbal, Camp Director Baltal, BDC Kangan and officers from Rural Development Department during the visit. During the visit, the Commissioner Secretary visited Swahaa’s Organic Waste Management facility at Baltal and took stock of its functioning and procedure used to treat the collected waste to turn it into organ...

Former Deputy Chairman, J&K Legislative Council; BJP Minority Morcha Secretary call on Lt Governor
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)-Sh Javed Ahmed Rana, former Deputy Chairman, J&K Legislative Council and President JKNC Pir Panjal Zone today called on Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhawan. Sh Rana expressed gratitude towards the Lt Governor-led UT Government for initiating revolutionary reforms and various welfare measures for the tribal community, including establishment of tribal hostels, Eklavya Model Residential Schools; model villages; smart schools etc. He also apprised the Lt Governor about various issues of public importance of his area pertaining to strengthening of PWD divisions; grid stations; outdoor stadium; creation of land bank; establishment of Dana Shast...

Shahid, Baseer visit various ‘Dhoks’ for firsthand assessment
Pulwama,August 09 (Scoop News)-Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Baseer-Ul-Haq Choudhary visited various ‘Dhoks’ in Sangarwani area for firsthand assessment of assistance to migratory tribal families camping in these areas. More than 5000 migratory tribal families camp at various Dhoks or highland pastures during summer including Rangtaar, Dalelpathri, Gogapathri , Saidpathri, Kehrot, Shidak , Pathri , Sangam, Chorkhal, Kattar, Walakhain , Manniwala, Gaddar, Namblan, Hamkhal, Mariwala, Nandalal, Walakhai and Kolipathri. These families migrate from various areas of Reasi, Ramban, Poonch and Pulwama. The 1st Survey of Trans...

TRI organised Webinar, Cultural programs on World Tribal Day
Preservation of Tribal Culture and Indigenous heritage is need of the hour: Shahid
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)- International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples (World Tribal Day) was observed here today. The theme for this Year’s World Tribal Day was “The Role of Indigenous Women in the preservation and transmission of traditional knowledge”. On the occasion, Tribal Affairs Department and the Tribal Research (TRI) Institute organised a webinar in which Tribal Research Fellows, subject experts and students participated. The role of indigenous women in preserving tribal culture, developing and promoting uses of natural products, integration of traditional knowledge and practices of indigenous women was highlighted during the programme. Tribal Research Fellows w...

DGP visits Machail, Kishtwar, Ramban
Reviews arrangements of annual yatra, Independence Day & overall security scenario of the districts
Srinagar, August 08 (Scoop News)- Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh visited Kishtwar today to take stock of the arrangements & security of the ongoing Machail yatra and chaired officers meeting to review the security scenario of the districts of Kishtwar and Ramban. He also took aerial survey of the far-flung areas of the Kishtwar district. He was accompanied by the ADGP Jammu Zone Shri Mukesh Singh. He first visited Machail and was joined by SSP Kistwar Shri Shafqat Hussain. Interacting with the Police and CISF officers and Jawans deployed for the annual yatra, the DGP emphasized upon them to work in tandem for the safe and secure pilgrimage which is being held after...

Lt Governor announces ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to Kin of those lost their lives in tragic shooting stones incident at Shiv Khori
Srinagar, August 08 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced an ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakh each for the Next of Kin of those who lost their lives in the tragic shooting stones incident at Shiv Khori in Reasi district. The injured would be given Rs. 50,000 each and the UT Government will bear the cost of their treatment. The Lt Governor expressed grief over the loss of lives during the unfortunate incident and directed the District Administration to provide all necessary assistance to the bereaved families and ensure the best possible treatment to the injured. “Deeply anguished by the loss of precious lives in a tragic incident at Shiv Khori. My heartfelt condolences ...

 
 Other Stories
Youm-e-Ashura observed amid religious fervour at Dab, Ganderbal
DDC Chairperson inspects arrangements
Ganderbal, August 09 (Scoop News)-Youm-e-Ashura was today observed amid religious fervour in Dab, area of Ganderbal District to remember and mourn the sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions in the battle of Karbala. On the occasion, Zuljinnah processions were taken out at several places of the district to observe Ashura, the 10th Muharram of the month. Religious heads threw light on the significance of the day viz. victory of good over evil. District Development Council (DDC) Chairperson, Ganderbal, Nuzhat Ishfaq also visited Dab area of Ganderbal where mourners were remembering the sacrifice of Hazrat imam Hussain and his companions in the battle of Karbala. She distribu...

DDC Anantnag visits Brariangan, Shangus
Takes stock of progress of developmental activities; listened to Grievances
Anantnag, August 09 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla today visited Brariangan, Shangus and took stock of developmental activities under RDD sector. The DDC also visited Uma Bhagwati Temple, located in the Village on request of newly elected Body of the Trust represented by MK Khar and PN Koul. A large gathering if the locals were present on the occasion alongwith concerned Tehsildar, BDO and SHO. BDC Chairperson apprised DDC of various issues and requirements of the area. Dr Singla discussed threadbare developmental matters of the Temple and took review of developmental activities under execution in Temple and instructed for early ...

Ashrooa observed in Ramban
Ramban, August 09 (Scoop News)-Ashoora, marking the martyrdom of Prophet Muhammad’s (SAW) grandson, Imam Hussein (AS) and his faithful companions in the battle of Karbala 1400 years ago, was observed in district Ramban today. A mourning procession was taken out by the Shia muslim community members at Chanderkot from Imambada to Karbala via main market amid religious slogans praising the martyrdom of Imam Hussain and his 72 warriors. Imam Basharat Hussain, who led the procession, while talking to people said the day marks the victory of the truth over evil. Meanwhile, the civil and Polic...

JKCPRS holds Session for SSRB, PSC and Civil Service aspirants
Jammu/Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)- J&K Centre for Peace, Research and Sustainable Development in Collaboration with J&K Students Association here on tuesday conducted a virtual interactive session for students of Jammu and Kashmir who are preparing for various competitive exams which include UPSC, JKPSC and other recently advertised posts of JKSSB, under Tittle How to master the knack of JKSSB, Civil Services aspirants, with Meraj Wani (KAS-2012). The session was attended by UPSC, JKPSC and JKSSB aspirants. Apart from them young students also have joined the session. Mehraj wani (KAS-2012) talked about the strategy to Crack different competitive exams. All the aspects includi...

Amrit Mahotsav:Jashn-e-Kupwara, a sports & cultural event organised at Kupwara
Srinagar, August 09 (Scoop News)- On the first day a cycle rally cum race was organised from three different locations on the line of control i.e. Tithwal, Keran & Ringpain in Kupwara district. The aim was to promote cycling and sprit of adventure. More than 100 Participants included ladies’ children and elderly from Kashmir and other parts of India. At the end of the race, the winners were given medals and cash prizes. All participants were also given participation certs. To celebrate the free spirit of Kashmiriyat, Sufism and sense of rejoicement, the event included cultural programs...

DDC Rajouri inspects progress of work at different constructions sites
Rajouri, August 08 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today inspected the progress of work at different construction sites on the Jammu- Rajouri – Poonch National Highway (NH144A) falling in the District . The widening project for the existing road comprises of 8 packages with the first package starting from Akhnoor. Officers accompanying the DC during the inspection visit included ADC Nowshera, Kartar Singh, Officer Commanding GREF, AC Defence and Tehsildar Rajouri,. The DC inquired about the land acquisition status and asked for timely payment of the compensation of structures and land to the rightful claimants. While reviewing the progress on t...

Floriculture Department conducts series of plantation drives in Govt Schools
Jammu, August 08 (Scoop News)- Department of Floriculture Parks and Gardens Jammu today conducted a series of plantation and cleanliness drives in the Government Educational Institutions. The Dirves were held in collaboration with School Education Department Jammu in Government Higher Secondary School Ghou Manhasan, Government Middle School Ghou Manhasan, Government High School Muthi, Government Higher Secondary School Satwari, Government High School, Satwari Cantt and Government Middle School Satwari. Over 1100 plants of different species were planted as a part of celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The plantation and cleanliness drive was conducted under the supervision and gui...

DIPR organises cultural programme in Higher Secondary School Bhalwal
Jammu, August 08 (Scoop News)- Cultural Wing of Department of Information and Public Relations today organized a cultural program on Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav here at Higher Secondary School Bhalwal, Jammu. Sarpanch Raj Dev Singh Jamwal was the chief guest on the occasion while Dr. Kishore Sharma Principal of the School was Guest of Honour. Artists of Cultural Wing Jammu and students of the school presented a scintillating cultural programme featuring Dogri, Hindi and Punjabi songs. ...

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JKTA extended support to PHE, MNREGA employees
People’s miseries increased manifold as J&K Admn proved failure: Rattan Lal Gupta
NC nominates Office bearers Youth District Rajouri Rural
DLL organizes gender sensitization workshop today
Manjeet Singh urges his party workers to enhance their political activities, public outreach
Rajeev Sharma, Anuradha Charak, Arvind Gupta listen to public grievances
Ajaz Jan appeals LG to constitute teams to assess damages in Haveli Poonch constituency,
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