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Police arrests 02 notorious drug peddlers in Ganderbal; Psychotropic substance recovered
Srinagar,January 16 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested 02 notorious drug peddlers in Ganderbal and recovered psychotropic substance from their possession. A police party of Police Station Ganderbal under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal Shri Abdul Majid-JKPS at a checkpoint established at Arampora Crossing intercepted 02 suspicious persons who on seeing police party tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert police party. They have been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmad Hakak resident of Duderhama and Mir Umer @Umer Gayas resident of Saloora. During checking, officers were able to rec...

Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Govt PG College for Women Gandhinagar celebrates National Youth Festival 2022
Jammu, January 16 (Scoop News)- 2 J&K Girls Bn.NCC wing of Padma Shri Padma Sachdev Government PG College for Women Gandhinagar celebrated National Youth Festival from January 12 to Jan 16. 2022 under the patronage of Dr. Sangita Nagari ,the Principal of the College to pay tribute to Swami Vivekananda, his thoughts and ideas to lead a simple life with high thinking. 83 Cadets paid homage through various activities organised during this 5 day programme. Activities like Poster-making , digital Post-card Making , Yoga and Meditation. Essay Writing competition and Symposium were held to provide students an opportunity to express their views about the contribution of youth in making a n...

DC Rajouri flags off 4 Advance Life Saving Ambulances
Rajouri, January 16 (Scoop News)-To ensure prompt emergency services to the patients during the tough time of pandemic and any other eventuality, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Vikas Kundal today flagged off the 04 Advance Life-Saving Ambulances funded by World Bank through National Health Mission Jammu and Kashmir. Among the others, SSP Rajouri, Mohd Aslam; Deputy CMO, Dr Anees Altaf Nabi, DSEO, Bilal Mir, Asif Mir DPM and Media persons were present. Speaking to media persons, the Deputy Commissioner said that all these ALS Ambulances are fully equipped with life-saving equipment such as Ventilators, Defibrillators, Multi-Para Patient Monitor, Suction Machine, Nebulizers etc and are of g...

DC Kupwara for implementation of Covid norms District observes lockdown to break the chain of covid
Kupwara, January 16 (Scoop News)-In compliance with the order issued by District Magistrate Kupwara yesterday, weekend lockdown has been strictly imposed across the district. Restrictions have been put in place to avoid unnecessary movement of the people to break the chain of Covid cases. To ensure successful implementation of the lockdown, duty magistrates and police contingents have been deployed in various tehsil headquarters including Kupwara, Trehgam, Sogam, Handwara, Kralpora, Tangdar and other places. Only essential and emergency services are being allowed in the markets. Earlier, District Magistrate, Kupwara issued an order wherein complete restrictions have been ordered on non-...

DC Ganderbal visits Sonamarg, takes stock of availability of essential services and other facilities
Inspects functioning of PHC Sonamarg
Ganderbal, January 16 (Scoop News)-In order to have a firsthand appraisal about the availability of essential services at Sonamarg tourist destination Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Krittika Jyotsna today took whirlwind tour of Sonamarg and Inspected the facilities available there. During the visit, the DC was accompanied by CEO, Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA), Tehsildar besides officers of various line departments. On the occasion the DC took stock of availability of essential services including water and electricity supply, health care facilities, traffic management besides snow clearance from main road and other link roads. CEO, SDA briefed the DC about the availability of ...

Hospitals to function normally: DHSK
Further decision to be taken after reviewing Covid-19 situation: Director
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Hospitals coming under the administrative control of Directorate Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) will function normally for time being. In an order issued here, Director Health Services, Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad said the Out-Patient Department (OPDs) and In-Patient Department (IPDs) will continue to function normally. Dr Mushtaq said that the decision about the suspension of these facilities will only be taken once 50 percent beds are occupied in the hospitals. He said that both Covid and non-Covid activities at the hospitals across Kashmir will function normally. The director said that there is confusion among the masses that a direction has been issue...

Home isolation key to Covid-19 management
Director enumerates steps to be taken for home isolations, says focus on 6Ms
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Amid surge in Covid-19 cases, Director Health Services Kashmir (DHSK), Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Saturday said that home isolation is a key to Covid-19 management and enumerated steps to be taken for the same. He said on the directions of the Additional Chief Secretary Health and Medical Education, Vivek Bhardwaj the directorate has prepared detailed guidelines for home isolation. The director said most cases at present are either asymptomatic or have mild symptoms, thus will go in home isolation mostly. While addressing media at the office of the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir, the director said the third Covid-19 wave is mild and home isolat...

DC Kulgam reviews arrangements for R-Day celebration
Kulgam,January 15 (Scoop News)-To review and finalize arrangements for smooth Republic Day-2022 celebrations, the Deputy Co DC takes stock of Covid-19 scenario at Anantnag 24x7 Block level control rooms activated ANANTNAG,January 15 (Scoop News)-The District Magistrate (DM) Anantnag, Dr Piyush Singla Saturday held a meeting with the SDMs, Tehsildars, CMO, Deputy CMO, BMOs and other stakeholders to deliberate on the emerging Covid-19 scenario in the district and issued necessary directions. The DC emphasized that the district is witnessing an instant surge in Covid-19 cases and the system must be prepared to deal with rising case loads. He directed the health department to ensure cons...

Director Agriculture Kashmir visits Ganderbal
Proposes site for zero budget natural farming schools at Ganderbal, Srinagar
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-The Director Agriculture Kashmir, Chowdhary Mohammad Iqbal today said that amid global agriculture scenario and changing economic dimensions, zero budget natural farming has a great scope and is inevitably needed to cope with the economic and environmental challenges. He said that this is the only way of cultivation which is economically viable and ecologically sustainable adding that the climate change and economic slowdown is a global phenomenon (because of different inter related reasons), under such circumstances the agriculture sector has a lead role to play for a sustainable economic ecosystem. The Director said this during his visit to different a...

Police arrests hate-monger for hate campaign
bullying and anti-national activities on social media platforms in Pulwama
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)-Police have arrested a hate-monger Mir Mushtaq Ahmad son of Abdul Gani resident of Bonora Pulwama for hate campaign, bullying and anti-national activities on social media platforms in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. It is pertinent to mention that Mir Mushtaq through his social media account is indulging in activities which are pre-judicial to sovereignty, integrity and union of India and UT J&K and advocates abets unlawful activities and commits offences which are likely to disrupt the public tranquility and harmony. Besides, he is involved in criminal intimidation on social media and is also involved in cyber stalking and cyber bullying Taking cogniz...

DC Srinagar oversees implementation of weekend restrictions
Safeguarding public health our topmost priority: Aijaz Asad
Srinagar,January 15 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad accompanied by Senior Superintendent of Police, Rakesh Balwal Saturday visited various City areas to oversee the implementation of the weekend restrictions re-imposed by State Executive Committee after sudden spike in Covid-19 cases to contain the fast spread of the Coronavirus. During the visit, the DC visited Jehangir Chowk, Numaish Gah, Magarmal Bagh, New Secretariat Road, Batamaloo and other adjoining areas to take first-hand appraisal of the implementation of additional measures under weekend restrictions imposed by the government in view of the uneven trend observed in daily Covid-19 cases as ...

Covid cases in Kashmir higher than reported: DAK
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)-With Omicron driven third Covid wave raging in Kashmir,” Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said the actual number of Covid positive cases in the valley is higher than what is being reported. “The official count is an underestimate as many Covid cases go unreported,” said DAK President and Influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Dr Hassan said use of home test kits and rapid antigen test kits has seen a massive jump since the Omicron surge began. “While many people test positive by these kits, they do not report to the authorities,” he said. “Many people also do not get tested worrying that they will be taken to the Covid camps,” he added. The ...

Advisor Farooq Khan inaugurates FCS&CA Deptts Blood Donation Camp
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today inaugurated the Blood Donation Camp at JLNM Hospital, Rainawari here. The camp was organised by Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department in association with Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, Advisor Farooq Khan said that blood donation is a noble job which is performed by the blessed lot of the society. Complimenting the employees for donating blood, Advisor Farooq Khan urged upon more employees and people to come forward for this noble cause and contribute towards the welfare of masses as well as needy people. The Advisor further said that the admi...

Director RDD visits Kulgam, reviews progress, achievements of RDD in district
Stresses concerned to redouble efforts to achieve targets
Kulgam,January 14 (Scoop News)-The Director, Rural Development Department (RDD) Kashmir, Tariq Ahmad Zargar today visited Kulgam and chaired a meeting of officers to review progress on different flagship schemes under implementation in the district. During the meeting, the Director reviewed progress and achievements made under PMAY-G, MGNREGA, B2V, 14th FC, RGSA, CAPEX and other flagship schemes. The Director was informed through a powerpoint presentation that against the target of 14.80 lac mandays, 14.68 lac mandays have been achieved with a release of an amount of 37.56 crore as wages. It was also informed that there is 100 percent geo -tagging of works and the district has made 99...

2-Days training programme for MOs to make PCCCs functional commences at IHM, Rajbagh
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)- To strengthen Covid-19 containment measures at primary level in villages and to mitigate the pressure on secondary and tertiary care health institutions amid spike in fresh Covid-19 positive cases, the two days training programme for Medical Officers (MOs) of all the districts commenced today at Institute of Hotel Management (IHM) Rajbagh, here. The Divisional Covid-19 Control Room Kashmir (DCCRK) has organised the training programme with an aim to sensitize Medical Officers of all districts regarding the treatment and management of Covid patients who have a mild disease at Panchayat Covid Care Centres (PCCCs) established during the 1st and 2nd waves. ...

Case registered against Ahsan Untoo for inciting violence through social media platforms
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)-It was reliably learnt that Mohd Ahsan Untoo son of Late Ghulam Hassan Untoo resident of Diver Lolab Kupwara A/P Kursoo Rajbagh, a proactive secessionist is an active participant and speaker at Twitter spaces titled “Radio Resistance Kashmir” led by two known secessionists namely Muzammil Ayyub Thakur and Dr. Asif Dar. These known secessionists, who are accused in several cases along with Ahsan Untoo are actively spreading hatred against the Union of India on the social media platform. By spreading false propaganda, disinformation campaign and hate speech through these social media spaces, Ahsan Untoo is not only threatening to disturb the prevailing peac...

DC Srinagar inspects City markets to check CAB enforcement
Several business establishments sealed for violating Covid-19 guidelines/ SOPs
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)-In wake of rapid spike in Covid-19 positive cases in the district, the Deputy Commissioner/ District Magistrate, Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad accompanied by Senior Superintendent of Police, Rakesh Balwal Friday visited various markets of Srinagar City to inspect the enforcement of Covid Appropriate Behavior (CAB) in public places. During the visit, the Deputy Commissioner inspected various markets of Srinagar City including Mahraja Bazar, Saraibala, Jehangir Chowk, Lal Chowk, Ghanta Ghar, Residency Road, Regal Chowk, Polo View, Batamaloo and other adjoining business hubs to have first-hand appraisal of the situation arisen due to 3rd wave of Covid-19 P...

DC Srinagar reviews status of National TB Elimination Programme
A record number of 2.13 lakh people screened during year 2021
Srinagar ,January 14 (Scoop News)- In order to review status of National Tuberculosis(TB) Elimination Programme in the District, the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Mohammad Aijaz Asad Friday chaired an Officers meeting here at Meeting Hall of DC Office Complex. Additional Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Khurshid Ahmad Shah, SDM West, Akshay Labroo, SDM East, Owais Mushtaq, Chief Planning Officer Srinagar, District Tuberculosis Officer, District Health Officer, Zonal /Block Medical Officers and other concerned were present in the meeting. At the outset, the Deputy Commissioner was given a comprehensive brief of the National TB Elimination Programme through a PowerPoint Presentation presen...

AP&FW Department Kashmir sends 4th Consignment of Kashmir vegetables to Dubai
Department will continue this drive to catch new markets at international level: Director
Srinagar ,January 02 (Scoop News)- While pursuing the Department’s vision of introducing & promoting Kashmir based vegetables, spices and other agriculture commodities on the global marketing platform so that the farmers, agriculture entrepreneurs and other stakeholders from the UT of J&K could play a role and experience new horizons of global agriculture economy, Department of Agriculture Kashmir in collaboration with an international marketing group LuLu has sent the fourth consignment of Kashmir specific vegetables ,spices, cereals. The consignment includes Kale, Turnip, Carrot, Radish, Broccoli, Lotus root and G.I tagged Saffron to Sharjah Dubai. Regarding today’s initiative ,...

SCERT’s 3 day workshop on media reporting concludes
Srinagar ,January 02 (Scoop News)- A 3 day workshop on “Essentials of Media Reporting” for teacher educators organised by the State Council of Education Research and Training (SCERT) concluded here yesterday. The workshop, which was organized by the media wing of SCERT, was attended by Nasir Mirza, Former Professor, Media Education Research Centre (MERC), Dr Ruheela Hassan Sheikh, Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Muzaffar Ahmad Shah, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Traffic, Srinagar and Zarif Ahmad Zarif, a noted satirist, poet and historian. Prof Mirza, while describing media as most prec...

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