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 Top Stories of The Day
Lt Governor attends Chetna Awards-2022 ceremony at New Delhi
Congratulates all award winners for their exemplary commitment & dedication to social transformation
New Delhi, May 22 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today conferred Chetna Awards-2022 to honour the contribution of changemakers in social transformation, at IHC New Delhi. The Lt Governor congratulated all the award winners for their exemplary commitment and dedication to selfless service. “It was an honour and a privilege to felicitate India’s best and most deserving changemakers. All these men and women devoted to constructive social work are the real heroes of national development. They form the backbone of our social sector and are truly inspiring others, especially the younger generation, to participate in selfless service to the society, said the Lt Governor. The Lt Governor stressed on the need to strengthen interface between administration and voluntary citizens’ group for efficient delivery of services and giving focused attention to social sector priorities su...
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 Top Stories of the Day
JK Govt promoting gender-inclusive ecosystem ensuring women enhanced access to education, economic growth
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir government has embarked upon numerous initiatives to create a gender inclusive ecosystem in the Union Territory for ensuring women get an enhanced access to education besides socio-economic growth. The government led by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, is providing all opportunities to J&K women to progress and prosper in all fields of life ensuring their equal role in development pursuits. The administration is leaving no stone unturned to ensure social and economic equality for women in the UT which is integral to achieve rapid growth and development. Women empowerment and their equal presence in the technical sector is important to bui...

Secretary Planning reviews functioning of Directorate of Economics, Statistics
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)- Secretary, Planning Development and Monitoring Department, Dr Raghav Langer, today conducted a detailed inspection and review of functioning of Directorate of Economics and Statistics. Director General, DES, Satveer Kour and other senior officials were present in the meeting. Secretary visited the Statistical Training Institute imparting different kinds of training to the trainees. He took round of various sections of the directorate including offices of various Joint and Deputy Directors to assess working conditions for the staff. Secretary also chaired a meeting with the officers of DES to have an overview of complete working of the department. During t...

JK reports 08 fresh positive cases, 449389 recovered
2,29,85,706 Covid doses administered so far
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)- The Government today informed that 08 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)has been reported today; 06from Jammu division and 02 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 454199. Moreover,05more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals; 03 from Jammu division and 02 from Kashmir division. The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed casesremains51 across J&K. On COVID vaccination, the bulletin informs that1, 823doses of COVID vaccine have been administered in the last 24 hours bringing the cumulative ...

Advisor Bhatnagar addresses valedictory session of ‘Two-Day International Conference on Contemporary Business Trends' at NIT Srinagar
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)- Advisor Bhatnagar today remarked that the research, technology, innovation and incubation are the main tools for meeting the aspirations of people for an emerging nation like India which is an aspirational society. The Advisor made these comments while addressing the valedictory session of ‘Two-Day International Conference on Contemporary Business Trends (ICCBT)-2022’ at National Institute of Technology (NIT) here. Addressing the gathering of eminent researchers, scholars and students from different institutes across the country, the Advisor remarked that the collaborations are essential for any society to develop and therefore it should be our endeavour t...

 
 Ladakh News
Debate competition on drug addiction held in Drass
Drass, May 22 (Scoop News)-Tehsil Legal Services Committee Drass Saturday organized a debate competition on drug addiction between the members of legal literacy club of Dak Bungalow Drass. The program was attended by Chairman TLSC Drass, President Himalayan, Secretary Humas upliftment, in charge teacher, Muhammad Saleem Drass online for media coverage, PLVS of TLSC Drass and the members of legal literacy club. During the debate, the members of literacy club were divided in four groups. During the debate, the members highlighted drug abuse in detail and also discussed on the current steps taken by UT Government to control drug abuse in Ladakh. The program ended with speech by Chairman TL...

SDM Sankoo chairs meeting to discuss issues relating to land acquisition cases of NH301, drought-like situation
Kargil, May 21 (Scoop News)-Sub Divisional Magistrate Sankoo today chaired a meeting of officers today in his office chamber to discuss issues relating to land acquisition cases of NH-301and drought-hit areas. The meeting discussed in detail the issues relating to land acquisition cases of NH-301 and drought-hit areas of the subdivision. The meeting was attended by General Manager NHIDCL, AEE, JE, contractors, other sub-divisional officers, Tehsildar, Sankoo, Taisuru, AEE, SVD, Sankoo, AEE I&FC, JE PHE, AEO, Agriculture besides other officials. ...

2-day training program for homestay owners concludes in Kargil
Kargil, May 21 (Scoop News)-The 2-day training program for homestay owners of Kargil district concluded today at Auditorium Hall organized by the Tourism Department in collaboration with OYO. Assistant Director Tourism Syed Toha Agha, Director Learning and Development OYO Swati Sharma, senior trainer Neetu Sharma, Assistant Tourist Officer Ghulam Rasool Lal besides other concerned officials were present on the concluding day of the program. On the second day of the program, the homestay owners were given training on hospitality, use of chemicals for cleaning procedure in homestays, basic requirements of homestays, feedback importance, how OYO can help them to grow their homestay business ...

Team of officers visit Shakar Chiktan to assess drought-like situation
Kargil, May 21 (Scoop News)-The team of officers constituted by District Administration Kargil today visited all the villages of Shakar Chiktan to assess the drought-like situation. The team comprised SDM Shakar Chiktan Muhammad Sharif, Tehsildar, AEE PHE & I&FC, AEO, Agriculture, HDO Horticulture, AVO, BVO Sheep and Animal & Panchayat Inspector Rural Department. The team visited all the drought-prone areas of the subdivision identified as per the last year's relief cases. During the visit, the team observed that due to less snowfall, the availability of irrigational water depleted and worsened badly almost in all areas. Two villages are in full drought-prone besides 10-12 hamlets are ap...

SE R&B chairs review meeting of projects of non-engineering sector under Capex budget
Kargil, May 21 (Scoop News)-Superintending Engineer, R&B Nissar Ahmad Bagh today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to review the physical and financial progress on projects under the Capex budget of non-engineering sector here at Conference Hall, Baroo. The SE made detailed deliberations on projects of all departments and reviewed the physical and financial progress of the projects. Executive Engineer R&B, Kacho Mehmood Ali Khan appraised all the district officers on status of physical progress on the projects. The SE instructed the concerned executing agency to complete the projects on time. He further assured all the officials to provide monthly progress report via email and W...

Ladakh Taekwondo Association Felicitated 10 Sponsors & Supporters
Acting CEC LAHDC Kargil Appreciated the Role of Civil Society
Kargil,May 20 (Scoop News)-Acting CEC LAHDC Kargil Aga Syed Abass Razvi Felicitated 10 Sponsors and 2 Supporters to the 1st Ladakh UT Taekwondo Championship 2021 by Ladakh Taekwondo Association at TFC Kargil. The Sponsors include, New TV Today, Hotel The Kargil, Ladakh Adventure Sports, Hotel Zero Miles, Won Buddhism, Dr Nawaz Dental Clinic and Implant Centre Kargil, Munshi Habibullah Mission School Kargil, All Kargil Tour and Travel Association & Phanu Budh Antique Himachal and Chief Education Officer Kargil and Ashraf Ali Sgagar. On this occasion President Ladakh Taekwondo Association Gulzar Hussain Munshi, General Secretary Anayat Ali, Cashier Mohammad Ali Baghi and other Executive M...

Acting CEC inaugurates Zonal Level Inter School Tournaments
Kargil,May 20 (Scoop News)-Acting Chairman, LAHDC, Kargil Aga Syed Abass Razvi today inaugurated Zonal level Inter-School Tournaments at indoor stadium organized by Department of Youth Services and Sports Kargil and Zonal Physical Education Officer Kargil. The Acting CEC was the chief guest on the occasion. Zonal Physical Education Officer Kargil, Activity Incharge District Youth Services and Sports Department Muhammad Yousuf, Zonal Physical Education Officer Shakar Chiktan, Ex Councilor Choliskambo Constituency Aga Syed Razvi, Physical Education Lectures, Physical Education Masters, physical Education Teachers of different schools were present at the event. Speaking on the occasion, th...

2-day training program for homestay owners begins in Kargil
Kargil, May 20 (Scoop News)-A 2-day training program for homestay owners of Kargil district started today at Auditorium Hall organized by the Tourism Department in collaboration with OYO. Deputy Commissioner and CEO LAHDC Kargil Santosh Sukhadeve was the chief guest while ADC Kargil Ghulam Mohi-Ud-Din was the guest of honour. Assistant Director Tourism Aga Syed Toha, Accounts Officer to DC Shamim Ahmed, Director Learning and Development OYO Swati Sharma, trainer Neha Sharma besides other concerned officers were present on the inaugural day. Speaking on the occasion, DC Santosh congratulated the Tourism Department and trainers from OYO for conducting the training session. He termed the t...

 
 Debate
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...

Rahul Bhat may not be the last to fall
K N Pandita We need to dig deep into the basics of the Gordian knot – the Kashmiri Pandits problem -- if we are thinking of establishing a policy outline to undo the logjam. It is a complicated phenomenon, Therefore, I shall welcome constructive criticism. ...

Fault lines widening amongst Indian Muslim religious leaders
Asad Mirza Recent outreach activities by Muslim leaders across India relays very disturbing and hopeless signs, instead of formulating a strategy to unify the Indian Muslims, these leaders are hell bent on further dividing them in various denominations and groupings. As per the reports based on first-person accounts and news circulating on various social media platforms, the Indian Muslims across the country are worried about their and their future generation’s future in the country. The community as a whole is living under a siege mentality and is unable to fathom how to proceed further. One positive fallout of this stress is that now the common India...

First Step Towards Political Rehabilitation of the Pandits-A welcome move
B L Saraf Across the ambit if its Terms of Reference , constraints of The Delimitation Act 2002 , Jammu and Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019 and keeping in view the Constitutional imperatives , the Delimitation Commission , constituted in 2020 to demarcate 90 Assembly constituencies and 5 Parliamentary Constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir U .T , has come out with a Final Report which is in public domain . Apart from what has been condensed to The Notification O.N 17 (E) Dated 5th may ,2022 as Order No .2 –Published in GOI Gazette of the same date , the Delimitation Commission – shortly Commission - has ,same day , concurrently issued a Press Note No ECI /...

Freebies: make Law to prevent economic disaster
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Giving damn topoor economic conditions and limited financial resources, most of the political parties in India are promising electors an attractive package of freebies in pursuit to power in States. This political model is craftily designed to grab power based on promises offreebies that would be funded by the public exchequer.It is the politics built on the ‘sand of future fiscal bankruptcy’ as some economists call it. State finances and economy are already in bad shape mainly due to Covid pandemic but it didn’t prevent political parties from promising free electricity, free water, cash to women, waiver of loans, huge subsidies and what not. Gullible electors, majo...

Pandits and the recommendations of the Delimitation Commission
K N Pandita Notwithstanding the opposition by the dissenting political leadership in the Kashmir Valley, the Delimitation Commission continued its assignment of rationalising the constituencies for the assembly and parliamentary elections. The Commission conducted studious research on the issue for more than two years and met with a large number of official and non-official delegations and groups of people with stakes in redrawing the constituencies. A few days ago, the Commission has submitted its recommendations to the Union Ministry of Home Affairs for necessary action. The Commission has conceded that Jammu and Kashmir is a geographically, culturally and linguistically...

No OPEC Or A New OPEC?
Asad Mirza A recent bill approved by a US Senate committee, may empower the US administration to take action against the errant OPEC members, who are not ready to tow the US line on international oil prices. After working on devising methods to counter moves by OPEC(Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) - the largest consortium of oil producing nations across the globe, over the last two decades considered detrimental to the US interests and having failed several times, the US lawmakers have at last succeeded in bringing about a legislation, which could effectively counter the OPEC hegemony and any challenge to the American authority on global issues. The ...

Article 370 On The Judicial Touchstone - Does its dilution suffer from lack of debate?
B L Saraf Coming close on the heels of his announcement to list the petitions challenging abrogation of Art 370 for hearing soon , the Chief Justice N V Ramana addressed 11th joint conference of Chief Ministers and Chief Justices of the states ,on 30 04 2022, where in he dwelt on many issues that confront the Indian judiciary , particularly the one of pendency –which has assumed enormous proportion . PM Narradra Modi was also present in the conference . Listing number of reasons for the laws delay CJI said “ At times ,ambiguities in legislations also add to the existing issues . If the legislature passes law with clarity of thought ,foresight an...

 Jammu News
Div Com Jammu visits Rajouri; reviews development scenario of district
Maintain interdept'l coordination to ensure timely completion of works: Div Com to officers
Rajouri, May 22 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, today paid a visit to Rajouri and took a comprehensive review of the developmental activities being carried out in the district here in a meeting of the concerned officers. Officers who attended the meeting included DC Rajouri, Vikas Kundal; SSP, Mohd Aslam; ADDC, Pawan Kumar; DFO Nowshera, Neelima; ADC Rajouri, Sachin Dev Singh; ADC Nowshera, Sukhdev Singh Samyal; ADC Sunderbani, Vinod Kumar Behnal; ADC Kalakote, Krishan Lal; ADC Koteranka, Surinder Mohan Sharma; Commander 31 BRTF, KRJ Reddy; ACR, Imran Rashid Kataria; SDM Thanamandi, Vikas Dhar; SE Jal Shakti, JP Singh; SE PWD, Nissar Hussain; CPO, Mohammad Khurs...

International Museum week celebration concludes at Dogra Art Museum
Hundreds of students, Scholars visit special exhibition
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)- “The International Museum Week’’ celebrations organized on a grand note at the Dogra Art Museum, Mubarak Mandi, Jammu by the Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums, J&K Government concluded on Sunday. The activities organised during the celebratory event included a special exhibition on Dogra Folk Art for which visiting hours were extended to facilitate visitors and additional outreach activities. Hundreds of students and scholars from Government as well as private institutions visited the museum during the event, and they were made aware of Dogra heritage (tangible and intangible) and given guided tour by the expert staff members of the museum....

Director (Projects) NHPC Visited Kishtwar
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)-Shri Bishwajit Basu Director (Projects) visited NHPC Kishtwar and reviewed the hydroelectric projects of NHPC and CVPPPL proposed and located in the district. In this sequence on the second day of the visit, on Saturday Sh Basu flagged off the Swachhata rally during Swachhata Pakhwada and administered the Anti-Terrorism Pledge to all the officers and employees onthe occasion of Anti-Terrorism Day. In this sequence, in the evening, Sh Bishwajit Basu, Director (Projects) has also attended the meeting held with trade union (JoinAction Committee) members of the power station in a cordial atmosphere, in which various issues were discussed. Further a meeting wa...

IIM Jammu deeply mourns the passing away of Professor Manoj Kumar
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)-With profound sorrow, the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Jammu informs the passing away of Professor Manoj Kumar, Professor and Chairperson MBA, IIM Jammu on 21st May 2022. Professor Manoj Kumar was a full time professor in the finance and accounting area and also the Chairperson (MBA) at IIM Jammu, an Institute of National Importance. He had a long diverse experience of more than 22 years in the areas of Academic Administration, Pedagogical Methods, Executive Training, Finance and Accounting Research, Institution Building and Management Consulting. Besides teaching and training, he was a prolific researcher and has published papers in many reputed inte...

Day-long workshop on JJM implementation organised for PRIs in Rajouri
Rajouri, May 21 (Scoop News)- Intending to ensure effective implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission and to raise awareness about the need of water conservation, the District Administration Rajouri today organised a day-long workshop for the PRIs, here in the Conference Hall of the PWD Dak Bunglow. The event was presided over by the District Development Council Chairman, Chowdhary Naseem Liyaqat in presence of ADDC/CEO DDC, Pawan Kumar; SE Hydraulics, JP Singh and CPO, Mohammad Khurshid were also present during the program. Among the others, DDC Member Rajouri, Sai Abdul Rashid; DDC Member Thanamandi, Abdul Qayoom Mir; DDC Member Sunderbani, Arun Sharma; DDC Member Kalakote, Anita Thakur; DDC...

Kathua: Farmers imparted training about rainy season plantation
Kathua, May 21 (Scoop News)-A farmers awareness cum training camp for rainy season plantation was held today at Budhi of Kathua district under the chairmanship of Director Horticulture, Jammu, Ram Savak. More than 150 farmers including Sarpanch of Budhi North, Neelam Devi, Sarpanch of Budhi South, Om Parkash, besides other PRI members including women participated. Addressing the gathering, the Director Horticulture Jammu briefed the farmers about different centrally/UT sponsored schemes of the department and urged them to come forward, associate with the Horticulture department and avail the benefits of plantation besides other components viz: Bore Well, water harvesting tanks,...

WLP Department launches “PARTHENIUM BIO CONTROL” in protected areas
Jammu, May 21 (Scoop News)-Department of Wildlife Protection J&K today launched “PARTHENIUM BIO CONTROL” in protected areas, using biocontrol agents. An Awareness programme on World Bio Diversity Day was also organised to mark the Day. Parthenium known as congress grass(locally known as Jadi) is a weed which has spread throughout the length and breadth of the country and encroached important landscapes like agriculture fields, wasteland, forests and protected areas. Parthenium is known for its negative impact on the health of animals and humans notably for its pollen allergy and allelopathic impact on soil micro flora and fauna. In agriculture fields, parthenium weed is eradicated ...

Sensitization programme held on “Contemporary Issues in Mediation, Role of Referral Judges in Process of Mediation”
Jammu, May 21 (Scoop News)-Under the vision of Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Pankaj Mithal, guidance of Executive Chairman, J&K Legal Services Authority, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, supervision of Chairman, Governing Committee for Jammu & Kashmir Judicial Academy, Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and directions of Chairman, Mediation & Conciliation Committee, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Justice Tashi Rabstan, a one day sensitization programme on “Contemporary Issues in Mediation and Role of Referral Judges in the Process of Mediation” was organized by Mediation and Conciliation Committee, High Court of J&K and Ladakh in association with J&K Judicial Academy a...

 
 Kashmir News
Instead of providing employment, govt even snatching livelihood of those who have been serving the government for years together: Tarigami
Demands rollback of the decision to re-advertise Rehbar-e-Janglat, Khel, Zirat posts afresh
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Expressing serious concern over the latest decision of the Jammu Kashmir administration to re-advertise Rehbar-e-Janglat, Khel, Zirat posts afresh, CPI(M) leader Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami has said that after the special status of Jammu and Kashmir was revoked; the government is yet to create job opportunities. Instead it has announced to re-advertise Rehbar-e-Janglat, Khel, Zirat posts afresh who have been serving the government for years together. “These schemes were framed in view of the rising unemployment for technically qualified youth launched by the successive governments. These youth had been appointed on merit basis through proper recruitment procedure. ...

Visit of District Officers to border areas
DDC Kupwara issues schedule for May 24-25, June 7-8
Kupwara, May 22 (Scoop News)-The District Administration Kupwara has decided to send the teams of District Officers to all border areas of the district including Keran, Machil, Tanghar, Teetwal, Jumagund and Budnumbal to take stock of availability of basic amenities, saturation level of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) and general issues and grievances faced by the residents of these areas, so that the same are addressed to ensure good governance at their doorsteps. Accordingly, District Development Commissioner (DDC) Kupwara, Khalid Jahangir has issued a schedule for visit of teams of District Officer to these Border areas from May 24. As per schedule, on May 24 and 25, teams of of...

Legal Metrology seizes 2 Petrol Pumps for short delivery
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-The Legal Metrology department today seized and registered cases against two petrol pumps for delivering a shorter quantity of fuel to the consumers. In one of the cases, it was observed that 6 Nozzles of a Petrol Pump located on National Highway at Srinagar were delivering short fuel by about 30 ml against every 5 Litres. All the Nozzles of the outlet were seized on spot and the case was registered under section 30 of Legal Metrology Act, 2009. The department has earlier received a complaint from the consumers in which it was alleged that few Petrol Pumps across Srinagar were indulging in unfair trade practices and were looting Consumers by using va...

Cleanliness drive in & around Hokersar WCR continues with added enthusiasm among participants
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-As part of ongoing ‘Save Hokersar-Save Srinagar’ campaign being held under the banner ‘TAWAZUN’ and launched by the Department of Wildlife Protection J&K Government, Wetlands Division Kashmir, Dr Sajad Paddar (Asst. Prof.), Govt. Degree College Khan Sahib Budgam today flagged-off a cleanliness drive in and around Hokersar Wetland Conservation Reserve (WCR), here. Safai-karamcharis of Municipal Committees of Srinagar, Budgam and Narbal, Staff of flood & irrigation department, Range Officer, Lakes along with his field staff, Students of Students of Govt. Degree College, Khansahib, Budgam /Boys Higher Secondary School-Barthana-Srinagar / Habrus public schoo...

An Exhibition Showcasing the Finest of Kashmir Handicrafts inaugurated at Gulmarg Kashmir
Gulmarg,May 21 (Scoop News)-Gulmarg will play host to a “craft mela” a unique handicraft & handloom exhibition showcasing the exquisite art and craft of Kashmir. The exhibition has been put together by Directorate of Handicrafts & Handlooms Kashmir in collaboration with Gulmarg Development Authority. The Director Handicrafts & Handlooms Kashmir Tariq Ahmad Zargar inaugurated the exhibition in presence of the CEO Gulmarg Development Authority and other officers of the various Departments. Speaking on the occasion the Director H&H Kashmir expressed that the Exhibition will give artisans a suitable marketing platform to sell their beautiful products directly to the buyers and will give...

CUK VC chairs 31st meeting of University Building Committee
Ganderbal,May 21 (Scoop News)-The 31st Meeting of the University Building Committee (UBC) of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was held with Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah in chair, at the varsity’s Tulmulla Campus here on Saturday. Addressing the participants comprising, Technical Committee Members, senior functionaries of various administrative departments of Ganderbal and representatives of different construction agencies, Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, said the Pre-Engineered Building (PEB-I) at Tulmulla is nearing its completion and would be handed over to the varsity by the executing agency NBCC very soon. “The university will shift several departments to...

Two day Int. conference on contemporary business trends begins at NIT Srinagar
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-Two-day international conference on contemporary business trends in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII)'s Young Indians (Yi) began Saturday at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar. The conference is being organized by Department of Humanities, Social Science and Management, and its inaugural session was presided over by Amit Sharma, Secretary, Administrative Reforms Inspections (ARI) Training and Grievances Department Government of J&K. Addressing the gathering, Chief Guest Amit Sharma said the past two years were challenging for the business community at regional, national and international levels. "The impact of the CO...

Rate Fixation Committee meeting for SANJY-2022 held at Sonamarg
Deliberations held with stakeholders for fixing of rates
Ganderbal, May 21 (Scoop News)-In order to fix the rates for various services for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra (SANJY) 2022, via Baltal route, the Additional District Development Commissioner (ADDC) Ganderbal, Khurshid Ahmad Shah today chaired the meeting of District officers and members of service providers at Tourist Cafeteria Sonamarg, here. During the meeting, detailed discussion was held on the services provided to the devotees during the Yatra by various stakeholders including representatives of service providers like Pony walas, Dandi and palki walas and rates were discussed for the same. Representatives from various associations put forth their suggestions regarding the fixatio...

 
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Amrit Wattal meets Punjab Cabinet Minister Harjot Singh Bains
discusses J&K issues
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)- Amrit Wattal, Youth President Jammu Poonch Lok Sabha, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today met Harjot Singh Bains, Cabinet Minister Punjab and Election In-charge Jammu AAP and discussed various issues related to Jammu and Kashmir. Amrit Wattal held threadbare discussions regarding public issues in view of the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir. He briefed him about the latest political situation in the Jammu and Kashmir as well as discussed the organisational matters of the party. He apprised him that the problems of general public has increase manifold in absence of popular government in Jammu and Kashmir. He asserted that only AAP can fulfill the aspi...

Ajaz Kazmi condemns re-advertisement of Rehbar-e-Janglat, Rehbar-e-Zirat and Rehbar-e-Khel posts
Jammu, May 22 (Scoop News)-Apni Trade Union President, Ajaz Kazmi today condemned the Govt for its decision to re-advertise the posts of Rehbar-e-Janglat, Rehbar-e-Zirat and Rehbar-e-Khel. In a statement, he said that the decision to re-advertise the posts of Rehbar-e-Janglat, Rehbar-e-Zirat and Rehbar-e-Khel has put the future of daily wagers in darkness as they were expecting their regularization. He said that the Govt should reconsider its decision and regularize all the daily wagers as well as Rehbar-e-Janglat, Rehbar-e-Zirat and Rehbar-e-Khel. “A policy should be framed for their regularization,” he said and added that the Govt has disappointed the hundreds of families and worr...

SSP Kulgam Flags Off group of Students for Bharat Darshan Tour-2022 in Kulgam
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-As a part of civic Action Programme of J&K police, Police in Kulgam flagged off group of students of district Kulgam for week long Bharat Darshan Tour-2022. The tour was organized by police and all boarding and lodging facilities, to and fro air tickets including all other logistic facilities are being provided by police. The flagging off ceremony was held at DPL Kulgam in which SSP Kulgam Dr.G.V. Sundeep Chakravarthy-IPS alongwith ASP NHW, DySP Hqrs Kulgam and other senior officers of Police participated. SSP Kulgam while interacting with selected youth who belongs to different parts of district Kulgam said that Bharat Darshan tour is primarily aimed at p...

Police arrests rape accused within 05 hours in Budgam
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Police in Budgam have arrested a person accused of rape within 05 hours after complaint was received. Police Station Khansahib received a written complaint from one person stating therein that his daughter (name withheld) aged about 19 years was forcefully raped by Mudasir Ahmed Wani resident of Zagoo Kharein. Accordingly, a case vide FIR Number 67/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Khansahib and investigation was set into motion. Acting promptly, police team of PS Khansahib swung into action and arrested the accused from Zagoo Khansahib within 05 hours. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custod...

Pilgrims of Haj-2022 asked to procure/ purchase luggage of their own
Srinagar, May 22 (Scoop News)-Following tight Haj operation schedule ahead, the Haj committee of India through an official communication has intimated that they will not able to deliver standardized baggage to the Pilgrims of UTs of J&K/ Ladakh and instead the selected Haj Pilgrims of UT J&K/ Ladakh are hereby informed that they shall procure/ purchase luggage at their own level. Accordingly, all the selected Pilgrims of both the UTs of J&K/ Ladakh are hereby advised to procure/ purchase standardized baggage (Two pieces per pilgrim) as per the dimensions viz. “Standardized Baggage of 56 inch {28” (Length)+ 18” (Width)+ 10” (Height)}. However, the size should not exceed 62 inch at any co...

Mir, Bhalla, others visit Migrants camp Vesu, Mattan & other KP Migrants areas
Congress sensitive to problems and sufferings of Kashmiri Migrants: Mir/Bhalla
Srinagar: May 22 (Scoop News)-JKPCC President GA Mir along with JKPCC Working President Raman Bhalla, Raman Matoo, Gulzar Ahmed Wani, Vijay Sharma, Jatin Vashisht,Farooq Bhat District President Kulgam Sunday visited Migrants camp Vesu, Mattan to meet agitating Kashmiri Migrants PM Package employees and others and extended party’s support to the various demands of the community. However Congress leaders denied permission to visit Sheikhpora to meet deceased Rahul Bhat’s family and his relatives. Reacting over this Mir said ,"Someone has died, how can it be a law and order issue? asked Mir ...

DLC meet held at Baramulla
Change of Land Use Process discussed
Baramulla, May 21 (Scoop News)- In order to take a review of the process of Change of Land Use (CLU) in the district, the District Level Committee (DLC) today met under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Baramulla, Zahoor Ahmad Raina at DC Office, here. On the occasion, a threadbare discussion was held with regard to the process of change in land use from agricultural to non-agricultural activities in the district. While taking a comprehensive review, the ADC enquired about the status of NOCs being issued in favour of applicants and applications received till date besides their reporting and follow up status by the concerned departments. The chair was informed that...

CITU expresses grief over Ramban tunnel collapse incident
Demands specialized free treatment to the injured and ex-gratia to the families of deceased
Srinagar, May 21 (Scoop News)-State President, Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU) Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami has expressed deep shock and grief over the collapse of a tunnel at Khoni nallah area of District Ramban in which four labourer died, three rescued and several others feared dead are trapped under the debris. Ramban-Banihal stretch of the national highway, which is a vital surface link between Kashmir and the rest of country, could not be constructed despite several deadlines and thus there is a lot of resentment among the local population. Reportedly NHAI has handed over execution of the work of this patch to SIGAL company which in turn has handed over execution work to a li...

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