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 Kashmir News
DC Kulgam visits Shahoo Sachan, takes part in Ashoora
Kulgam,July 17 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kulgam, Athar Aamir Khan along with SSP Kulgam, Sahil Sarangal today visited Shahoo Sachan to oversee the arrangements for the Muharram today. They took part in the observance of Ashoora and also distributed water among the mourners. Among others, the DC was accompanied by ACR, Mushtaq Ahmad Lone; Tehsildar besides other officers. ...

SMC monitors enhanced Civic Amenities for smooth observance of Youm-e- Ashura Procession in Srinagar's Old City
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)-The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) demonstrated unwavering commitment in providing enhanced civic amenities to ensure the smooth observance of the Youmi-e-Ashura procession in Srinagar's Old City. The procession, started from Gulshan Bagh Botakadal, Madin Sahab Srinagar, and concluded at Mir Shams-ud-Din Araqi Zadibal Srinagar. The SMC officials provided full support to the people on the ocassion and distributed refreshments to Mourners, underscoring a sense of solidarity and care. In line with its mission to improve civic amenities and infrastructure, SMC actively engaged in enhancing the overall experience for mourners during the procession. ...

LG extends his best wishes to Justice N. K Singh on his appointment as a Judge of the SC
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)-Justice Shri N. Kotiswar Singh, Chief Justice, High Court of Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh today met Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhawanr. The Lt Governor congratulated and extended his best wishes to Justice Shri N. Kotiswar Singh on his appointment as a Judge of the Supreme Court of India. ...

Police seizes 3 vehicles; arrests 3 drivers in Baramulla
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)-Cracking a whip on illegal mining & transportation of minerals, police have seized 03 vehicles and arrested 03 drivers in Baramulla. A police party under the supervision of SDPO Pattan & Kreeri assisted by Incharge Police Post Palhallan & Wagoora seized 3 vehicles (1 tipper, 1 tractor, 1 excavator) & arrested 3 drivers involved in illegal extraction/transportation of minerals at Hamrey & Mirangund Baramulla. They have been identified as Suhail Ahmad Yatoo son of Ali Mohammad resident of Markipora, Basharat Firdous Malik son of Firdous Ahmad resident of Poshwari Naidkhai & Aamir Rasool Wani son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Singhpora Kalan. Accordingly...

Police organises One-day Workshop on New Criminal Laws in Pulwama
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)- Police in Pulwama organized one-day workshop on New Criminal Laws to educate and inform police personnel and other stakeholders about the latest updates and changes in the criminal justice system. The workshop started with welcome address of SSP Pulwama PD Nitya-IPS who highlighted the importance of workshop for the police officers present in order to achieve the purport of New Criminal Laws. The workshop featured esteemed guest speakers including Munsiff Pulwama Shri Majid Farooq Mir, DDP Pulwama Shri Aijaz Hussain, Munsiff Pampore Shri Tauseef Ahmad Magray, PP Pulwama Shri Najeeb Nehvi, Astt PP Awantipora Smt. Romisa Rasool and Astt PP Pulwama Shri Hil...

Cyber Cell Pulwama successfully recovers and returns funds to cyber fraud victim
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)- In a significant achievement, the Cyber Cell Pulwama has successfully credited back an amount of ₹76,528/- to the account of a victim. The initial complaint involved a total defrauded amount of ₹88,252/. The prompt and effective action by the Cyber Cell Pulwama to freeze the fraudulent transactions has now culminated in the recovery and return of a substantial portion (₹76,528) of the lost funds to the victim's account, following the completion of all necessary legal formalities. The Cyber Cell Pulwama continues to advise victims of financial fraud to promptly complete legal procedures to facilitate the retrieval of their funds. Additionally, the public...

*PDP Leader Rafique Rather urges extension of summer vacations due to scorching heat wave*
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)-People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader, Spokesperson Rafique Rather has urged the administration to extend summer vacation for schools in light of the ongoing scorching heat wave that is making it unbearable for children, but to all ages and it's very difficult for children to attend schools in such unbearable conditions, as schools are scheduled to reopen from 18th July, Rather emphasized the urgent need to prioritize the health and safety of students. "The current heat wave is posing severe challenges for our young students, making it extremely difficult for them to cope up with the high temperatures" Mr. Rather stated. "In these circumstances, it is im...

Compensate farmers whose lands have been procured for different purposes: Tarigami
Srinagar, July 17 (Scoop News)-CPI(M) leader Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami has expressed serious concern over the administrative apathy by PMGSY and other departments who have failed to compensate the land owners whose lands have been procured for different purposes. The land owners who are normally the marginalised farmers are aghast over the tarry approach adopted by the concerned departments since 2019, mostly adhere to glibbery behaviour, which has created the wave of consternations among the common masses. He demanded immediate compensation to the people whose lands have been taken away by PMGSY and other departments. He said that people in J&K have a long history of struggle...

Zero-Landfill Pilgrimage: 200 tonnes of waste generated in initial 20 days of the Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra- 2024
Srinagar, July 16 (Scoop News)-In a concerted effort to ensure a sustainable Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra- 2024, the government has adopted comprehensive measures aimed at achieving zero landfill and zero waste while maintaining cleanliness throughout the pilgrimage. The Directorate of Rural Sanitation under Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, Jammu and Kashmir has launched various initiatives to make the annual Yatra a zero-landfill pilgrimage. The initial 20 days of the yatra have seen a significant amount of waste generated by devotees and service providers. The cumulative figure of waste on both axes remains 200 tonnes. Total quantity of waste processed in tonnes is ...

Musical extravaganza mesmerizes tourists at Gulmarg Club
Gulmarg, July 16 (Scoop News)-The Lupins Festival Musical Extravaganza, organized by the Gulmarg Development Authority under the supervision of CEO Waseem Raja, turned the scenic Gulmarg Golf Club into a hub of musical delight. In collaboration with Hotel Vintage Gulmarg, the event showcased the rich cultural heritage of Kashmir through performances by local artists from Bandipora. The tourists present in the event were mesmerized and thanked GDA for organizing such colorful cultural events which make evenings vibrant in Gulmarg. The evening was brought to life with the enchanting melodies of Kashmiri Sufi songs and folk music, supervised by Faisal Ali Dar, the founder of Ali's Sport...

DC Srinagar visits Gulshan Bagh Hawal to oversee arrangements for smooth and peaceful conduct of 10th Muharram processions
Srinagar, July 16 (KIP)-In connection with 10th Muharram processions, District Magistrate/ Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat Tuesday undertook visit to Gulshan Bagh Hawal area of Srinagar District. The District Magistrate accompanied Additional Deputy Commissioner, Syed Ahmad Kataria and other senior Officers of Police and Civil Administration took stock of the arrangements put in place by the Administration to facilitate the mourners and ensure smooth & hassle free conduct of the 10th Muharram processions. During the visit, the DC also met the representatives of the Shia community and discussed threadbare the arrangements and facilities made available for...

JK DGP sanctions over Rs 2.12 crore Welfare Loan/relief
Srinagar, July 16 (Scoop News)-Continuing to prioritize the welfare of J&K Police personnel, the Director General of Police J&K Shri R.R. Swain has sanctioned over Rs 2.12 crore welfare loans/ relief in favour of 134 police personnel to address their immediate financial needs. The amount has been sanctioned out of Central Police welfare Fund vide PHQ’s order No.1853 of 2024. Out of this allocation, welfare loans of Rs 1 lakh each have been sanctioned for 25 police personnel, while Rs 1.50 lakh each has been granted in favour of 39 police personnel to cover expenses related to their own or their children's marriages. Welfare loan of Rupees 1.5 crore has been sanctioned in favour of 53 p...

Three infiltrators killed while crossing LoC in Keran Sector of Kupwara
Srinagar, July 16 (Scoop News)-In a significant operation, the Indian Army successfully eliminated three hardcore foreign terrorists attempting to infiltrate across the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran Sector of Kupwara District of Jammu & Kashmir. On the intervening night of 13 & 14 July 2024, acting on credible inputs, multiple ambushes were laid along the appreciated route of Infiltration. On 14 July, the ambush teams observed movement of three terrorists through thick foliage, on own side of Loc. The infiltrating terrorist were challenged resulting in intense fire fight. The intense fire fight led to elimination of three hard core foreign terrorist along with recovery of war like sto...

MOOCs and Digital Content has revolutionized Higher Education: CUKashmir VC
Ganderbal, July 16 (Scoop News)- Central University of Kashmir (CUKashmir) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. A Ravinder Nath Monday said the Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and digital content are revolutionizing the higher education by making it more accessible, flexible, and relevant to current and future needs. “The online content is empowering learners across the country with the quality learning, knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's fast-evolving world,” Prof. A Ravinder Nath, said while interacting with the contractual faculty members and discussing the significance and usage of MOOCS and other online contents in the ever evolving higher education sector. Pertinently,...

KPDCL to remotely disconnect smart metered consumers for hooking, meter tampering
Srinagar, July 15 (Scoop News)-: Kashmir Power Distribution Corporation Limited (KPDCL) today advised its smart-metered consumers to shun the practice of unauthorized use of electricity by hooking which attracts punitive clauses under the Electricity Act. During inspection drives, KPDCL has booked a large number of consumers in urban and semi-urban areas of Kashmir Division for bypassing meters and laying unbridled hooks with the sole intention of stealing power. In a press statement issued here today, a KPDCL spokesperson stated that reports of hooking have been received from all city Subdivisions and a few district headquarters where smart meters have been installed. “KPDCL is tak...

JKTPO’s e-Commerce Onboarding Drive empowers local Entrepreneurs at Baramulla
Baramulla, July 15 (Scoop News)-In a significant move to promote local entrepreneurship, the Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion Organization (JKTPO), in collaboration with the District Administration Baramulla organized an e-Commerce onboarding drive at Dakbungalow Baramulla. This initiative aims to bolster economic growth by enhancing the potential of local entrepreneurs. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Minga Sherpa, accompanied by the General Manager District Industry Center Baramulla, addressed the forum. In his address, the DC underscored the pivotal role of digital commerce in business growth, providing valuable insights into the e-Commerce network and its numerous benefits. ...

DDC B'la reviews expansion work on Srinagar-Baramulla NH1
Directs executing agency to expedite the work to meet project deadlines
Baramulla, July 15 (Scoop News)-The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Baramulla, Minga Sherpa Monday carried out a comprehensive inspection of the ongoing construction and road widening projects along the Srinagar-Baramulla National Highway NH1, specifically from Narbal to Uri, during his on-site visit. During the visit, the DDC conducted a thorough on-site inspection of major construction sites, including the Khanpora Bypass, Delina Flyover, Sangrama Flyover, and other significant locations. The executing officers briefed the DDC with a comprehensive update covering the current status, progress, projected timeline, challenges, and various aspects related to the ongoing construc...

DC urges locals,visitors not to litter waste & cooperate with the administration in preserving the pristine beauty of Gurez
Bandipora, July 15 (Scoop News)-The valley of Gurez, known for its breathtaking landscape, balmy climate, and mesmerizing scenery, is witnessing a huge rush of tourists these days, which include both local as well as non-local tourists. In view of the large tourist influx, the District Administration, Bandipora launched a dedicated cleanliness campaign and constituted teams to monitor cleanliness campaigns and to enforce cleanliness standards effectively. As per order issued by Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Shakeel ul Rehman, different teams of officials from different departments have been constituted to ensure implementation of prohibition on entry, sale, and carrying of polythene ...

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