Monday, June 27, 2022
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Advisor Bhatnagar visits Chandanwari, Nunwan base camps at Pahalgam
Reviews arrangements, preparedness for upcoming Holy Yatra
Pahalgam, June 26 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today toured the Pahalgam Axis of Yatra route and reviewed the preparedness and arrangements for the smooth conduct of upcoming Shri Amarnathji Yatra (SANJY)-2022 scheduled to commence from 30th of this month. During the visit to Chandanwari Base Camp, Advisor Bhatnagar conducted on-site inspection of facilities on the route and chaired a review meeting at the base camp to review the security lodging, health care, communication network, sanitation, water supply, emergency response, fire safety and all other basic necessities for the smooth conduct of yatra. While interacting with the Camp director, officials of police, health and other security agencies at Chandanwari, Advisor Bhatnagar underlined that coordination and synergy between different stakeholders is vital for seamless facilitation of holy...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Lt Governor chairs 3rd meeting of J&K Wildlife Board
Strengthening of measures to protect wildlife & rich ecological diversity discussed at length; key decisions taken
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today chaired the third meeting of Wildlife Board for the UT of J&K, here at Raj Bhawan. Various issues related to strengthening of measures to protect wildlife & rich ecological diversity were discussed at length, and key decisions were taken. The meeting was attended by Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Atal Dulloo, Financial Commissioner (Additional Chief Secretary), Agriculture Production Department; Sh. Sanjeev Verma, Commissioner/Secretary to the Government, Department of Forest, Ecology and Environment; Sh Mukes...

J&K Govt makes exceptional arrangements for 43-day-long Amarnathji Yatra scheduled from June 30
RFIDs made compulsory for this year’s yatra for real-time monitoring of pilgrims
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- The 43-day-long Amarnathji pilgrimage, being held after a gap of two years, is scheduled to commence on June 30 with excellent and exemplary arrangements put in place by J&K Government. The government is committed to provide the best facilities for Yatris. Improvements have been made in the arrangements as compared to previous years. All necessary facilities, including traffic management, health, communication, water sanitation are in place. J&K Government has accorded top priority to provide quality healthcare to the pilgrims coming for the Amarnath Yatra...

Tourism Deptt organises training programme on Homestay Entrepreneurship at Kokernag
Homestay entrepreneurs to be supported by the Tourism Deptt for marketing their facilities through digital platforms: Dir Tourism
Anantnag, June 26 (Scoop News)- Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir today organised a day long training programme on Homestay Entrepreneurship at Kokernag here. The programme is sponsored by Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) under Cluster Development programme and is being implemented by JK Developmental Action Group (JKDAG) and KPMG. The programme aims to train the local youth/families to establish Homestay facilities for the tourists which will create employment avenues for youth as well as lift the economic conditions of the families. Addressing a large gathering on the occasion, Director Tourism, Kashmir, Dr. G.N Itoo said that Homestay entrepreneurs will be supported by...

JK reports 56 fresh positive cases, 449721 recovered
2,32,37,133 Covid doses administered so far
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- The Government today informed that 56fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 43from Jammu division and 13 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 454798.Also, 01 COVID death has been reported from Jammu division. Moreover, 28more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 18fromJammu division and 10from 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 2,220 doses of COVID vaccine...

 
 Ladakh News
LAACL, HeAeZ jointly organize District Level Multilingual Mehfil-e-Mushaira
Kargil, June 26 (Scoop News)- The Ladakh Academy of Art, Culture & Languages, Kargil UT Ladakh in collaboration with Halqa-e-Arbab-e-Zouq, Kargil today jointly organized a District Level Multilingual Mehfil-e-Mushaira under the banner of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The program was organized in the seminar hall of the academy in which poets belonging to different languages of Kargil district participated and recited their poetry. As many as 34 poets from different parts of Kargil recited their compositions in different languages. Kacho Asfyandar Khan Faridoon (retired IAS) was the chief guest, while Padma Shri awardee Akhone Asgar Ali Basharat, a renowned Balti writer and poet was the S...

EC Razvi visits campus of Borderless World Foundation Jammu, Kargil House Srinagar
Kargil, June 26 (Scoop News)- Executive Councilor for Works Aga Syed Abbas Razvi today visited the campus of Borderless World Foundation (BWF) Jammu and gave a surprise visit to the newly constructed Kargil House building at Srinagar. The EC took status of ongoing works and directed the concerned staff to maintain the house properly. He also directed to take care of the building and other properties as it belongs to Kargil and should be maintained well. Razvi was informed that after long deliberations and discussion 4 VIP suites and two sided open terrace has been agreed by Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) on the site and works shall resume very soon. Earlier, at Jammu, the EC visi...

Acting CEC distributes Home Stay kits to beneficiaries in Kargil
Kargil, June 25 (Scoop News)- Acting CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, Mohisn Ali today distributed Home Stay kits to selected beneficiaries under New Home Stay policy here at Gandhi Park Baroo, Kargil. Executive Councilor for Social Welfare and Animal Husbandry, LAHDC, Kargil Aga Syed Mehdi Fazily, Chief Planning Officer (CPO) Abdul Hadi, Assistant Director Tourism Syed Toha Agha, Accounts Officer to Director Tourism Shamim Ahmad, Assistant Tourist Officer Kargil Ghulam Rasool Lal besides huge gathering and beneficiaries were present on the occasion. On the occasion, the Acting CEC thanked the Tourism Department Kargil for procuring the home stay kits and said it will go a long way to generate revenu...

Awareness-cum-cleanliness program on solid waste management held at Barchey
Kargil, June 24 (Scoop News)-Rural Panchayat Halqa Barchey Block Sodh today organized a one-day awareness-cum-cleanliness program on solid waste management at Gram Panchayat Barchey. Chairman BDC Sodh Zakir Hussain, Naib Sarpanch Mohd Ali, Panch, headmaster Middle School Barchey, teachers, students, medical staff, ASHA workers, Anganwadi workers and women of Barchey Panchayat were present on the occasion On the occasion, BDC Sodh Zakir Hussain appealed people to maintain cleanliness at all levels and ensure that waste is not thrown openly. He said cleanliness is the responsibility of all stakeholders and under Swachh Bharat Abhiyan Grameen 2nd phase, the department is trying to ensure p...

5-day training program on DBT/EAT and EIS modules concludes in Kargil
Kargil, June 24 (Scoop News)-A 5-day training program on DBT/EAT and EIS modules organized by the Directorate of Public Financial Management System (PFMS) Union Territory Ladakh in collaboration with District Administration Kargil today concluded at Auditorium Hall, Kargil. Deputy Commissioner and CEO, LAHDC, Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve, Chief Controller Finance and District Treasury Officer Iftikhar Hussain, Trainers from Ministry of Finance and Expenditure Government of India, Directorate of PFMS UT Ladakh concerned, DDO’s, District Officers and other concerned officers were present during the event. On the occasion, DC Santosh said equipping human resource with skilled training is mandate...

ISA under JJM holds cleanliness drive at Choskore
Kargil, JUNE 24, 2022: Srinagar, June 24 (Scoop News)- Implementation Support Agency (ISA) for Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) Project under Public Health Engineering Department Kargil today organized a cleanliness drive at Archoo Choskore. The officials of water testing laboratory Kargil along with students of Govt. Primary School Archoo Choskore accompanied the ISA to conduct the cleanliness drive. After the drive, the ISA team leader Hassanain briefed the participants about the importance of the cleanliness drive conducted under the JJM. After him, Yonus briefed the participants about the water-borne diseases and various kinds of pollutants which may contaminate the water sources. The r...

Social Activist Sajjad Kargili Called Upon LG Ladakh at Raj Niwas Kargil
Raised Issues related to the people
Kargil,June 19 (Scoop News)- Social Activist and Senior Journalist from Ladakh, Sajjad Hussain Kargili called upon LG Ladakh, R K Mathur at Raj Niwas Kargil and raised various issues pertaining to the people of Ladakh. Sajjad Kargili Raised the issue of Evacuation of Kurbathang Plateau,which is a long pending demand of the people of Kargil. Despite various representations from the public representatives and assurances given by the Government & Army Officials, the Plateau issue has not been resolved. Moreover, due to the growing population there is a need to establish a new town at Kurbathang. It will enable the civil administration to expand the urban settlement in Kargil Town. Sajjad K...

GDC Drass organizes inter-house cricket competition for boys
Kargil, June 18 (Scoop News)- The Department of Physical Education and Sports, Govt. Degree College Drass today organized an inter-house cricket competition for boys which was part of inter-house sports competition 2022 under the banner of Azadi Ka Amrit Mohatsav under the supervision of Principal Dr Amjad Ali Abassi. The first match was played between Tololing House and Tiger Hill House team. The game was tossed by Prof Mumtaz Ahmad in presence of Mustafa Ali, College Director of Physical Education and Sports. All other faculty members were also present during the event. Master Amin Polo was also present as a guest during the event. The second match was played between Batra Top House...

 
 Debate
Adieu Ashok Pahalwan ji
Ehsan Fazili I do not really remember when I had my first meeting with him. Perhaps the migration from and to the Kashmir valley by both of us more than three decades ago, brought us closer, for we belonged to the same tribe of journalists. Ashok Pahalwan migrated from Kashmir in the 1989-90 exodus, and I returned from Jammu to Srinagar towards the end of the third quarter of 1990, then with The Kashmir Times. Veteran journalists then, who had also migrated to Jammu included J N Sathu, Shyam Koul and M L Kak. My proximity with Ashok Ji, like many others with him, grew un...

Time to forego religious hatred
Asad Mirza The recent controversy over derogatory remarks against the Holy Prophet has once again exposed the leaders of the Muslim community’s religious and social leaders as being spineless and completely unworthy of being called the community’s leaders. For the past fortnight the largest minority in the country has been put at unease due to acontroversy that is not politicalbutreligious in nature. The incidentis related to controversial remarks made by some ambitious politicians, trying to get noticed by their party's leadership for creating a surcharged and divisive atmosphere in the country on religious lines. The unpleasant remarks against the most venerated per...

Escalating Mandir-Masjid conflict: Find a way out
Straight Talk
K B Jandial In a fast-polarising India, every action of Hindus to assert their religious right of worship at usurped, demolished and desecrated temples by the Muslim invaders is viewed as a part of “hate Muslim” campaign. And massive outpouring of public ‘hatred for invaders’ of the past, perceived to be fuelled by RSS-BJP combine & whipped up by the media including social media, is made out as “tirade against Muslims”. Whatever it be, it is threatening the composite social fabric of India, political dividend notwithstanding. Luckily, RSS supremo Mohan Bhagwat has tried to defuse the tension by favouring a possible reproachment through some agreement & restraining Hindus, “why loo...

The Pandits must prepare for a long battle
K N Pandita Contrary to the claims of the authorities, the ground situation in Kashmir is very grim. The infiltration has not come down nor is any relent visible in the targeted killings, particularly in terror-infested areas in South Kashmir. The gun-wielding goons have changed their strategy; they have shifted from attacking police stations and security posts to selective killing of Hindus as well as the Muslims in Kashmir. Their criterion for selecting a target is not known. In the case of Hindu minority targets it is the continuation of ethnic cleansing programme of the Jihadists and the Muslim majority targets are mostly caused by vendetta. However, an unknown source feeds t...

Pandits In The Assembly – Will the trust be restored ?
B L Saraf When,in the aftermath of gruesome killing of a young Pandit employee in Budgam district , a depressing scenario is unfolding in Kashmir which may see five thousand Pandit employees pulling out of the Valley an encouraging news of sorts for the KPs is filtering down the corridors of Delhi Darbar . According to the media reports the Central Government is “ Likely to accept recommendation of the Delimitation Commission for giving two seats to Kashmiri Pandits in the Assembly .” One doesn’t know how much gloom that has lately descended on the displaced community will get lifted by the news but certainly it is an acknowledgement of ...

Taliban in a bind
Asad Mirza Latest Taliban decrees prove that they are least bothered by international community’s concerns and are committed to impose their own interpretation of new Islamic rules in Afghanistan. The latest international conference to discuss the evolving situation in Afghanistan and also review the response of the neighbouring and regional countries to the latest Taliban decisions, took place in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, last week. National security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan and China, with Pakistan abstaining - as it currently has no NSA, attended the Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan. ...

Trade focussed QUAD
The annual QUAD summit in Tokyo will offer an opportunity to Joe Biden to start building his trade legacy
Asad Mirza The first in-person meeting of the leaders of the United States, Australia, Japan and India, termed QUAD is being held in Tokyo on 24 May. This is the first in-person summit of these leaders after the outbreak of the Russia-Ukraine war, worsening Sri Lankan economic crisis, and Australia getting a new Prime Minister. The security situation in the Indo-Pacific region has changed significantly in the last decade and in the post-pandemic world, it becomes imperative for these partners to further commit to an open, inclusive and resilient region. The primary focus of this alliance is to thwart the increasing Chinese hegemony in the region and globally, bo...

Pooja at ASI Protected Temple:How far was LG’s Participation advisable?
B L Saraf A week ago LG , Manoj Sinha participated in a prayer meeting known as Navagraha Ashatmanglam pooja held in the ruins of 8th Century Martand Sun Temple ,Mattan . Well , there is nothing unusual about holding a prayer meeting in a temple or a shrine but this time the venue chosen for the prayers has raised some legal and political issues . The place –Sun Temple – is a protected monument which is a tagged by the Archaeological Survey Of India (ASI ) , a statutory body of the central government engaged in protection and management of the ancient monuments. Presence of the L G at Sun Temple has evoked reactions am...

 Jammu News
Awareness events, pledge ceremonies organized across Jammu Division
Stakeholders bat for sustained campaign to end menace
Jammu, June 26 (Scoop News)- The district administrations, Educational Institutions, social organisations across Jammu Division on Sunday unequivocally advocated for a sustained campaign to end the menace of Drug abuse which has assumed alarming dimensions in the society. Series of informative, supporting and cultural events were organised across the region to observe International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The day witnessed holding of seminars, awareness cum interactive events, pledge taking ceremonies and awareness rallies to reaffirm the resolve to fight the menace before it is too late. The Speakers called for a proactive and sustained campaign at all le...

Akhnoor: Horticulture Department organises Farmers’ awareness camp on Rainy Season plantation
Jammu, June 26 (Scoop News)- The Department of Horticulture Jammu is making all the efforts to create awareness among the farming community for plantation of fruit crops. In this context, under the chairmanship of Director Horticulture Jammu Ram Sevak, the Department of Horticulture today conducted a farmers awareness camp at Panchayat Sungal-B, Akhnoor wherein more than 100 farmers including women participated besides Sarpanch Ram Pal & PRI members. While addressing Farmers, Fruit Growers at sungal, the director stressed the need to encourage High Density Plantation in the area. He said that the Government was providing all assistance to the farmers and they should take the bene...

Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and Dr. Verghese Kurien Lectures delivered on First Day
Jammu, June 26 (Scoop News)- SKUAST-Jammu, on the First day of, its seventh convocation being held in the University from June 26th to June 28th, 2022 here at Baba Jitto Auditorium, SKUAST-Jammu, Chatha, organized Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri and Dr. Verghese Kurien Lectures. Shri Lal Bahadur Shastri lecture was delivered by Dr. P. L. Gautam, Pro-Chancellor, Career University, Hamirpur (H.P), while Dr. A. K. Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, DUVASU, Mathura delivered the Dr. Verghese Kurien Memorial Lecture. Dr. P. L. Gautam spoke on the Evolution of Land Grant Universities in India and said that the concept that originated from the USA has different laws and acts enacted in the USA for establis...

7th anniversary of Smart Cities Mission: JSCL organises bicycle rally for media persons
Jammu, June 25 (Scoop News)- Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL) on Saturday organised a bicycle rally for media persons as a part of celebration of the 7th anniversary of Smart Cities Mission, launched by Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoUHA). The rally was flagged off by Chief Executive Officer, Jammu Smart City Limited (JSCL), Rahul Yadav Scores of media persons including senior journalists participated in the bicycle rally. The rally started from Green Belt Park and after covering a distance of 2-3 kilometres culminated at the same point. Speaking on the occasion, CEO, JSCL, Rahul Yadav said that they are organising several events across the city as a part of cel...

Farmers’ awareness cum training camp organized at village Subechak
Jammu, June 25 (Scoop News)- One day Farmers’ awareness cum training camp was organized today at village Subechak, Hiranagar of Kathua district. Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Savak, JKAS, DDC members, BDC chairman and more than 200 farmers including women and PRI members participated in the camp. Addressing the gathering of farmers, the Director Horticulture Jammu deliberated upon the central and UT sponsored Horticulture schemes of the department in vogue. He urged them to adopt latest technologies and Mechanization, High Density Plantation, Strawberry & Aloevera cultivation, protected cultivation, creation of irrigation sources etc. He further said that the district has great p...

3 day Cleanliness cum beautification drive concludes in PSPS Govt PG College for Women
Jammu, June 25 (Scoop News)- Three day Cleanliness cum beautification drive organised from June 23, 2022 to June 25, 2022 concluded today here in Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Govt. PG College for Women, Gandhi Nagar. Thirty NCC cadets of 2 J&K Girls Bn, 42 cadets of 1J&K Girls Bn, and 24 cadets of 1J&K Naval unit enthusiastically participated in the three day long activities including painting of terracotta pots, trees, poles, grills, water points etc. The drive enhanced the ambience of the College. The principal of the College, Prof. Minu Mahajan appreciated the efforts of the ANOs for conducting this wonderful drive in the College premises. She also applauded the cadets for the marve...

D&FCO Jammu holds series of events to mark Int’l Day against Drug Abuse & Illicit Trafficking
Jammu, June 24 (Scoop News)- In its endeavour to make Jammu City free from Drug Abuse, Drugs & Food Control Organisation, Jammu on Friday organised an awareness programme to mark the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking. The objective of the awareness programme was to strengthen action and cooperation in achieving a role model society free of Drug Abuse. A symposium and rally was organized in the Jammu city to create awareness against this social evil. Top brass of the Divisional Administration, Officers of Drugs & Food Control Organisation along with prominent citizens, representatives of NGO's, College students, students from para medical colleges and Trade Ass...

J&K Sainik Welfare Department celebrates Raising Day
Jammu, June 24 (Scoop News)- Sainik Welfare Department J&K celebrated its 70th Raising Day here today. This year it was decided to deviate from the tradition and to celebrate the Raising Day in the border areas and far flung locations amongst the Veterans, Veer Naaris, War Widows and their dependents. Accordingly a series of functions were held in Jammu (Bishnah), RS Pura (Satrayian), Udhampur (Pacheri), Rajouri (Thanamandi), Kathua (Billawar), Doda (Bhaderwah), Poonch (Mendhar), Akhnoor (Nud), Samba (Dhora), Baramulla (Madar), Srinagar (Kulgam) and Kupwara (Haihama) . During these interactions information about various Welfare Schemes, importance of documentation and training on Jeeva...

 
 Kashmir News
Dr Sehrish Asgar stresses on collective approach to eliminate Drug Addiction from Society
Flags-off Cycle Rally, Presides Seminar at GHSS B'la
Baramulla,June 26 (Scoop News)-In order to celebrate “International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking’', series of seminars and Cycle rallies were organized by the district administration across Baramulla district with an aim to create awareness among the youth and general public about the menace of drug abuse in the society. The main function was held at Government Boys Higher Secondary School Baramulla wherein Education Department with an active collaboration of District administration Baramulla organised a day long seminar on the subject. The Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar presided over the seminar as the chief guest while as Senior Superintendent o...

Sports Deptt observes Int’l Day against Drug Abuse, Illicit Trafficking
Conducts Padh Yatra, painting competition in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- On the eve of International day against drug abuse and illicit trafficking, Youth Services & Sports Department(YSS) organized an awareness rally (Padh Yatra) here at Srinagar. The Rally (Padh Yatra) was flagged off by District Youth Services & Sports Officer Srinagar, Balbir Singh Sodhi in presence of other senior officers and officials of the department from Youth Hostel Srinagar early this morning at 8:00 am. Field employees of Youth Services & Sports Department & students in large numbers attended these Anti Substance Abuse Programs. The Yatra Started at Youth Hostel Srinagar and after passing through Wazir Bagh, L.D Chowk, Lal Mandi, Presentati...

International Day Against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking Celebrations by CEO Srinagar
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- Today on 26th June 2022, District Administration Srinagar in Collaboration with Chief Education Office, Srinagar Organized a grand event to Celebrate International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking at Government Girls Higher Secondary School Kothibagh. Mr. Zahoor Ahmad Mir ,ADC Srinagar graced the occasion as Chief guest and Mr.Mukhtar Ahmad Dar , District Social Welfare Officer as Guest of Honour . Ms.Anjum Raja Deputy CEO Srinagar welcomed the guests and the Participants. In her welcome address she thanked District Administration for supporting such events and assured them School Education Department will leave no stone unturned in ...

ASHA Workers held 4th State conference at Srinagar
Demands enhancement in incentives, providing social security benefits
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)-3rd State Conference of ASHA Workers was held at Srinagar on Sunday which was attended by a number of delegates from across the Kashmir region. The conference was inaugurated by Usha Kumari, President of All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers (AIFAWAH).The conference expressed serious concerns over the plight of ASHA Workers of the region. A.R Sendhu General Secretary, All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers(AIFAWAH) greeted the conference. While addressing the conference, Surekha, leader of All India Coordination Committee of ASHA Workers (AICCAW) expressed concern over the insensitivity of the J&K administration and Governmen...

Police solves SI Farooq Ahmad’s killing case
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- Police in Awantipora have solved the case of SI Farooq Ahmad’s killing by arresting three accused persons involved in the commission of crime. Incriminating material including a pistol recovered from their possession. During the course of investigation of case FIR No. 71/2022 of PS Pampore pertaining to killing of SI Farooq Ahmad at Samboora Pampore, several suspects were called for questioning however, the three suspects were zeroed in and whose role in the case was proved. Subsequently, they were arrested in the instant case and have been identified as Arsalaan Bashir @Faisal son of Bashir Ahmad Dar, Tawkeer Manzoor son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir and Owais Mus...

JK reports 65 fresh positive cases, 449693 recovered
2,32,33,291 Covid doses administered so far
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- The Government today informed that 65 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 46from Jammu division and 19 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 454742. Moreover, 21 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 16fromJammu division and 05from 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 8,262 doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the ...

Srinagar police arrests three pickpockets, recovers cash and documents
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- Police in Srinagar have arrested three pickpockets in Srinagar and recovered stolen cash and documents from their possession. Police Post Hazratbal received a written complaint from Sarfraz Ahmad Haroon son of Nazir Ahmad Haroon resident of Dhobhigat Hazratbal to the effect that some pickpockets had stolen his cash and some essential documents. Accordingly, a case vide FIR 85/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Nigeen and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, investigating team by using all available means were able to arrest three pickpockets who have been identified as Bilal Ahmed Panoo son of Gh Mohd P...

National Rowing Championship: J&K clinch maiden medal in sub junior category, claim bronze
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Rowing Team today clinched its maiden medal at the concluding day at the National Rowing Championship held at Dal Lake here. On the final day of 23rd Sub-junior and 5th Inter State Challenger National Rowing Championship, J&K team clinched Bronze Medal in sub junior category of Rowing Championship. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole while congratulating the J&K team for bagging the medal said J&K UT has unlimited scope in water sports activities and in this direction the government is making its every effort to develop several water bodies in the Union Territory. During his speech at the concluding day of the 23rd Sub-ju...

 
 Other Stories
Lt Governor confers first-ever UT level Tribal Awards
Felicitates individuals and institutions for their exemplary services to tribal welfare and achievements in the field of sports, education, culture, literature and Science & Technology
Srinagar, June 26 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today conferred the first-ever UT level Tribal Awards at SKICC, Srinagar and felicitated individuals and institutions for their exemplary services to tribal welfare and achievements in the field of sports, education, culture, literature and Science & Technology. Extremely proud to have participated in the first-ever UT level Tribal Awards Ceremony. This initiative to acknowledge the achievements and services of the community will encourage many more to work for the welfare of the others, said the Lt Governor. Hig...

Skill is the New Gold of the Future
IIPA JKRB organizes 9 th Shri Ram Sahai Memorial Lecture
Jammu, June 26 (Scoop News)- “We are on borrowed time and it is time for all of us to buck up and change our attitude towards education, skilling, industrial growth and employment” said Prof. (Dr.) Neharika Vohra, Vice-Chancellor Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University, New Delhi while delivering 9 th Shri Ram Sahai Memorial Lecture on“Bridging Skill Gap through Industry Academia Partnership” organized by Indian Institute of Public Administration, JK Regional Branch. While raising concerns about the quality of human capital, skill deficit, and unemployable graduates, Prof Vohra strongl...

DC Srinagar stresses on strengthening of infrastructure in the Revenue Department
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- With a view to strengthen the infrastructure of Revenue Department in the District, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting of all Revenue officers of the District here at Meeting Hall of the DC Office Complex. At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner took a detailed review of Revenue offices at Tehsil, Nayabat and Patwar levels. He was given Tehsil wise appraisal of present office accommodations. The DC also reviewed the status of other office facilities including furniture, computers, Power backup, Leaselines and Internet connectivity facilities. The DC was informed that necessary details about office requirements h...

Director RDD Kashmir holds interaction with Programme Officers
Stresses for better implementation of MGNREGA at grassroots level to achieve all indicators of scheme
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- The Director, Rural Development, Kashmir, Imam Din today interacted with Programme Officers (MGNREGA ) of Kashmir Division at a meeting Hall of Directorate of Rural Development Department Kashmir, here. The meeting started with the introduction of Programme Officers and during the introduction, the job chart of Programme Officers was discussed in detail. The Programme Officers put forth their views/ grievances regarding their role and responsibilities. The Director gave patient hearing and assured them that all the genuine demands shall be put forth before the Competent Authority. The Director stressed upon the Programme Officers to work with zeal and ze...

PHQ issues promotion order of 51 NGOs of different cadres of JK Police
DGP J&K congratulates promoted officers, their families
Srinagar, June 25 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Police Headquarters has issued promotion orders in favour of 51 Non-Gazetted officers of Ministerial, Steno and Telecom cadres of J&K Police to the next rank. Departmental Promotion Committee meeting was convened under the chairmanship of the Director General of Police J&K Shri Dilbag Singh at Police Headquarters J&K Srinagar and after a thorough scrutiny of the service records, promotion in respect of these officers has been ordered. The DGP has congratulated the promoted officers and their families. He has expressed his hope that the promotion will serve as an inspiration for the officers to perform their duties with enhanced dedi...

FIFS Lost Three Big Members. Isn’t it Time for a Change?
MPL, My11Circle and MyTeam11 are no Longer with FIFS
Mobile Premier League (MPL), My11Circle and MyTeam11 were until recently platinum members of the Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), each paying annual fees to the amount of ₹50 lakh, but they are no longer part of the self-regulatory industry body. Reportedly, Jaipur-based MyTeam11 was the first to leave, and MPL and My11Circle chose not to renew their annual membership with the organization. FIFS was established by India’s first gaming unicorn Dream11 in 2017 with the mission to be the country’s sole self-regulatory body dedicated to fantasy sports. Quotes from the organization’s ...

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Sopore and Bandipora; contraband substances recovered
Srinagar, June 24 (Scoop News)- Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Sopore & Bandipora have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Sopore, police Station Bomai received a specific information through reliable sources that one person namely Nasir Akbar Wani son of Muhammad Akbar Wani resident of Tujjar Shareef Sopore has hoarded & concealed Narcotic substances. On receipt of this information, a police team from Police Station Bomai headed by SHO PS Bomai intercepted and apprehended the accused drug peddler at a checkpoint established at Bun Astan Tujjar Shareef. During search, officers were able to recover 105 grams of Ch...

DC kick-starts ist ever Tennis Cricket Championship at Bandipora
Bandipora,June 24 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmed on Friday kick-started first ever District Tennis Cricket Championship Bandipora at S.K Stadium, here. The DC was accompanied by Padma Shri Awardee Faisal Ali Dar. The championship is being organised by District Tennis Cricket Championship Association in collaboration with District Administration Bandipora, District Election Office Bandipora and Ali's Sports Academy Bandipora. In the three days championship, 34 teams from across the district are participating in senior and junior category including 08 teams from girls’ category. The championship is aimed to select 04 teams, two from boys and two fro...

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Medicinal plants are more valuable, useful: Sanjita Dogra
Manjit Singh seeks transfer of all reserved category employees to Jammu
Cultural Unit Kashmir of Inf. Deptt organises colourful events at GGHSS & GBHSS Gbl
Power shutdown
Police along with Civil authorities sealed a factory involved in illegal manufacture/processing of Beer in Srinagar
Budgam Police arrests drug peddler; Recovers Psychotropic substance
ADGP Mukesh Singh seek support of every section of society
 
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Rape: An Under reported Crime
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Prof Nilofar Khan:First female VC of Kashmir University
The Reckless: Smiling Buddha
Why Nehru’s Ghost Haunts Modi
How Both Murderer and Murdered can be Martyr’s in Kashmir?
Peacemaking in turbulent times
 
 
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