Tuesday, July 23, 2019
 
 Jammu News
Green J&K: Forest Deptt organises series of plantation drives across Jammu prov
Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News)-The J&K Forest Department in its Green J&K initiative has carried out series of Plantation programmes in various districts of Jammu province during last fortnight. In Jammu district, DFO Urban Forestry Division organized an event in collaboration with Trikuta Nagar Welfare Association at Mini Market Trikuta Nagar. The plantation drive was conducted in the presence of Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor JMC, Suresh Chugh, Pr. Chief Conservator of Forests, J&K, Sameer Bharti, Chief Conservator of Forests, Jammu, Samuel Changkija, Conservator of Forests, East Circle Jammu and Rajinder Kakkar, President Trikuta Nagar Welfare Association. During the drive, Ch...

Advisor Kumar listens to people’s issues at Jammu
Several delegations, individuals project demands; seek redressal
Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News)-As part of the weekly public hearing programme, several delegations and individuals today met Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar here at Convention Centre, Canal Road to apprise him about their issues, grievances and sought his intervention in redressal of the same. Over 100 people in the form of 20 delegations and scores of individuals from across Jammu province met the Advisor. They projected the problems regarding civic amenities, health, road connectivity etc. Many of them, including government employees, projected their personal matters. A delegation of PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Jammu region projected various issues which included viabilit...

DDC Jammu reviews progress of sports projects
Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner, Jammu, Ramesh Kumar today reviewed the work on various ongoing languishing projects of Sports Council in the district. The DDC sought the physical as well as financial progress from the concerned executing agencies of the 25 languishing projects of Sports Council. He also reviewed the technical sanctions, administrative approval and tendering progress of the projects. During the meeting, the DDC reviewed the progress on construction of various indoor, outdoor stadiums and other projects. The DDC impressed upon the officers to speed up the pace of work and ensure the completion of the languishing projects within the s...

Advisor Kumar calls for beautification of Jammu city
Directs landscaping, plantation around flyovers, bridges & rotaries
Jammu,July 23 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today directed beautification of Jammu city and its peripheries by landscaping, plantation of flowers and ornamental trees around main bridges, rotaries and Flyovers. The Advisor was speaking at a meeting of the officers of Jammu Municipal Corporation, Floriculture and Forest Departments convened to discuss the plan for beautification of the city and its peripheries. Among others present at the meeting were Director Floriculture, Babila Rakwal, DFO Urban Forestry division Jammu, Sunil Singh, Joint Commissioner JMC Pardeep Singh and other concerned officers. The Advisor asked the concerned officers to prepare comprehensiv...

Congress rejects Trump's statement,Urges PM to disown it
Jammu, July 23, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has expressed great concern over the statement of US President, Donald Trump, to mediate on Kashmir issue quoting PM Modi for suggesting mediation by him. Rejecting any scope for third party mediation on Kashmir in view of ‘Shimla Agreement’, JKPCC leader, Ravinder Sharma, has strongly reacted over the statement of US President, which is totally unacceptable to the nation but the serious thing is that Trump has named PM Modi for seeking third party mediation by him. This is very unfortunate that US has tried to meddle into the bilateral issues between India and Pakistan. More unfortunate is ...

DC reviews implementation of Jal Shakti Abhiyan
Emphasizes on tapping rainwater, afforestation
Jammu,July 22 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Ramesh Kumar today convened a meeting regarding “Jal Shakti Abhiyan”, a water conservation campaign initiated by Union Ministry of Jal Shakti. Highlighting the main provisions of the scheme, DC said that Jal Shakti Abhiyan is a time bound, mission mode campaign which aims at water conservation and water security to improve conditions in drought affected, water stressed or over-exploited areas. Laying the road map for achieving the goals under JSA, Kumar stressed that water conservation and water security in the district can be achieved through rainwater harvesting, renovation of traditional water bodies/tanks, bore-well recharge structu...

Advisor Kumar inaugurates Eye Bank at GMC, Jammu
Asks for raising awareness, encouraging people for eye donation
Jammu,July 22 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor K Vijay Kumar today inaugurated a state-of-the-art Eye Bank at Government Medical College Jammu, dedicated to restoring sight to the corneal blind. Equipped with all necessary equipments for Corneal Transplant procedures, the Eye Bank will provide a full scope of services ranging from counseling for families, cornea/eye collection besides processing and distribution of corneas to the needy. Speaking on the occasion, the Advisor said that this facility will enable the hospital to provide life-changing surgeries and restore sight of many people- a significant step towards reducing corneal blindness in the state. He asked GMC to take...

Communal forces will meet their waterloo in Chenab valley : NC
Chatroo ,July 22 (Scoop News)-Communal forces will meet their waterloo in Chenab valley, said Senior National Conference leaders while addressing a mammoth public gathering at Chatroo in Inderwal Assembly constituency, during their first leg of four-days tour of the Chenab Valley, here this afternoon. General Secretary, Mr Ali Mohammad Sagar said National Conference has always believed in strengthening the secular ethos of the state and there are forces which are working overtime to destabilize the pluralistic equilibrium of the state and the party is ready to make any sacrifice whatsoever to ensure that the ethos of the state is not disturbed. He said deliberate a...

BJP’s agenda is Nationalist and Inclusive unlike your Exclusive and Discriminatory agenda: Brig Gupta to Omar Abdullah
Jammu,July 22 (Scoop News)-Taking serious note of NC Vice President Omar Abdullah’s statement that BJP government at Centre has been using the state Governor to implement the BJP’s agenda in the state while expressing his anger with the Narendra Modi Government for granting 3% reservation to the IB residents and divisional status to Ladakh speaks volumes of the discriminatory and exclusive agenda of National Conference which ruled the state for 40 years that has led to the present situation of virtual revolt by the Jammu and Ladakh regions retorted Brig Anil Gupta, State Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party. BJP has undone the blatant discrimination that was done by the tunnel-vision NC...

Big jolt to Congress in Jammu East Constituency
Jammu,July 22 (Scoop News)-A big jolt has been dealt to Congress in the Old City area of Jammu, when large number of Muslim youths from Jammu East Assembly Constituency area joined Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of party State General Secretaries Dr. Narinder Singh, Yudhvir Sethi and other senior leaders of the party at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. Irfan Mahmood, Adil Ahmmed, Shabir Bhat, Sarah Choudhary, Shaid Shafi and others along with dozens of their supporters left Congress party alleging failure of Century old party on all fronts to join the ranks of BJP. They said that they are inspired by the work culture put forth by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. They also c...

Kounsar Nag pilgrimage is south Kashmir on August 5 coinciding Nag Panchimi
displaced Pandit groups express grave concern over grabbing land of temple and shrine properties in Kashmir
Reasi/Aharbal, July 22, (Scoop News)-Several Kashmiri Pandits staying at present in the Valley are undertaking pilgrimage to Kounsar Nag during first week on next month. The special prayers will be held on the banks of the lake on August 5 (Monday) coinciding Nag Panchmi. A similar pilgrimage will also commence from Reasi from August 2 when pilgrims along with sacred mace will leave via Chasana route. Scores of pilgrims are expected to participate in the annual pilgrimage to the sacred lake. Kounsar Lake is among several high altitude lakes in Kashmir valley where Kashmiri Pandits undertake pilgrimage every year. The lake is 30 km from the base camp near Aharbal. The overnight stop is at ...

JKPCC takes strong exception to Governor's controversial statement on corruption
Party fully supports fight against corrupt in accordance with law
Jammu, July 22, (Scoop News)-J&K Pradesh Congress Committee has strongly reacted over the controversial statement of Governor Satya Pal Malik advising militants to target corrupt elements instead of security personnel. In a statement JKPCC leader, Ravinder Sharma has taken strong exception to the statement of Governor, who being head of the state and custodian of Constitution is not expected to make such an irresponsible remarks. It is very unfortunate on the part of Governor who is entrusted to ensure rule of law. The party fully supports any such tirade to fight against corruption and those involved have to be dealt with in accordance with law of land but there should not ...

BJP Mahila Morcha Jammu District Intensifies Membership Campaign
Jammu,July 21 (Scoop News)-BJP Mahila Morcha Jammu District intensified membership drive and organized an impressive program at Bahu. The campaign was presided by BJP Mahila Morcha President Jammu District, Rekha Mahajan under the supervision of Former Deputy Chief Minister J&K, Kavinder Gupta. Kavinder Gupta while addressing the gathering on the occasion said that, BJP runs on the basis of ideology and is moving forward with a dream to make Bharat Mata (Mother India) 'vishwa guru'. BJP shall further be strengthened at gross root level across India with such campaigns, saying that the dream to make India united will also become successful through these programs. India’s integrity is sa...

Common man in Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh wants BJP Government: Ravinder Raina
NC Block President Irfan Mir alongwith teammates joined BJP
Jammu,July 21 (Scoop News)-Common men and women of state want full-fledged BJP Government in Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh. This was stated by Bharatiya Janata Party State President Ravinder Raina while he addressed series of meetings in Ramban along with other senior leaders of the party. BJP State Vice President Rajeev Charak, District President Ramesh Kumar, Former MLA Neelam Langeh, Sham Singh Katoch, Rakesh Singh Thakur, Rajeshware Kumar, Mohd. Saleem Bhat, Kuldeep Singh ZEO and others were the prominent among those were present in the meetings. National Conference Block President Batote-Ramban Mohd. Irfan Mir alongwith whole team also joined BJP in the presence of party State Pre...

‘Liability on separatists, talks or no talks present dispensation knows how to resolve Kashmir issue,” Rajnath
Jammu, July 21, (Scoop News)-The Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, asserted that none could prevent the resolution of vexed Kashmir issue and the government of the day very well knew how to unravel this knot if the talks did not work. The Defence Minister was on a day long maiden visit of the state after assuming the charge of new portfolio following Modi led government was reelected. During his visit he paid floral tributes to Kargil martyrs at Drass in Kargil district besides inaugurating two major bridges in Jammu rergion. “(Jitni Pehal Iss Desh Kay Greha Mantri Ko Karni Chahiye Thi Utni Pehal To Maine Pehle Kardi… Ab Uss Kay Baad Woh Faisla Karengay Ki Kya Karna Hai)”, T...

Maargdarshan Resolution 1991 is the only loadstar for realisation of Homeland in Kashmir:PK
Jammu, July 21 (Scoop News)- Panun Kashmir held a meeting of its Executive Council at Jammu today to take stock of the recent political developments.The meeting was held under the chairmanship of the President, Virender Raina and was attended by Kamal Bagati General Secretary(Org), Ashok Chrungoo Treasurar, Vimla Chrungoo, Secretary-DOPK, Sameer Bhat, Convenor PK Youth, P.K. Bhan, P.N.Pandita Sneh Ganhar, and G.L.Drabu. Virender Raina while speaking on the occasion said that Kashmiri Pandits are a unique case in the history where a community was forced to become refugees in their own country. Kashmiri Pandits had to leave their abode of more than 5000 years due to...

Azad asks leaders to pull up their sleeves
Jammu, July 20 (Scoop News)- Leader of opposition in Rajaya Sabha and AICC General Secretary Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad today held series of interactive sessions with the senior leaders and party functionaries of different parts of Jammu province. Shri Azad who is three days tour of Jammu to have series of meetings with the party leadership of different constituencies of Jammu province held separate interactions with different groups of leaders from different districts. PCC President Shri G. A. Mir and top brass of the party including Shri Tara Chand, Madan Lal Sharma, Raman Bhalla, Mula Ram, Jugal Kishore Sharama, Ravinder Sharma, R.S.Chib, Balwan Singh, Dr. Manohar Lal Sh...

JKPCC condoles demise of Sheila Dikshit
Jammu, July 20, (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) has deeply condoled the sad demise of veteran Congress leader & former Chief Minister Smt. Sheila Dikshit who passed away today in New Delhi. She was 81. A condolence meeting was held here today at the residence of former state chief minister and Leader of Opposition )(Ghulam Nabi Azad at Gandhi Nagar, Jammu to condole the sad demise of Sheila Dikshit. Besides Shri Azad, President JKPCC Mr. Ghulam Ahmed Mir and other senior leaders of the party were present in the condolence meeting. Paying rich tributes Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad expressed deep shock over the sad demise of Smt. Sheila Di...

DC Jammu for timely completion of Mega Developmental Projects
Jammu,July 20 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today reviewed progress on more than 25 mega development projects including Modernization of General Bus Stand, Multitier Parking, Jammu-Akhnoor (NH-144) 4-laning, Jammu Ring Road, Tawi River Front Development, Construction of 200 Bedded Maternity Hospital, Sub- District Hospital at Bishnah, Jourian and Akhnoor, Infrastructure of IIT and IIM, Mubarakh Mandi Heritage Project, Barrage across River Tawi at Belicharana and Sewerage Project besides other important projects being executed in District Jammu by different executing agencies. Director IIM Jammu, Chief Planning Officer Jammu , Superintendent Engineers, Executive E...

Naveen Chowdhary inspects Cable Car Project at Patnitop
Jammu,July 20 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Industries, Commerce and Tourism Department, Naveen K. Choudhary, today inspected Cable Car Project at Patnitop to be inaugurated soon by Governor, Satya Pal Malik. Appreciating the State of Art Cable Car Project built with latest technology by the ESPPL through POMA (France), Choudhary said that the Project will not only attract the tourists but also increase the economy of the area tremendously. He stressed the need of creating more accommodations for the tourists in the area. He directed the Director Tourism Jammu, Deepka K. Sharma to work out on starting of at least two dedicated buses to Patnitop, one each from Jammu and Katra. H...

KPs present roadmap for their return, rehabilitation to Khanna
Jammu, July 20 (Scoop News)-A group of the members belonging to Kashmiri Pandit community called on BJP National Vice-President & J&K Prabhari, Avinash Rai Khanna, during his recent visit to Jammu and presented a representation on return and rehabilitation roadmap for the six lakh Kashmiri Pandits to Kashmir. Through the representation, they stated that the community has not been able to return to their homeland, Kashmir, even after thirty years of the unfortunate forced exodus and there is a need to instil confidence, provide adequate rehabilitation package and adopt a return & reconciliation programme. They added that the return of Kashmiri Pandits is important to bring peace in va...

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