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Covid-19 Lockdown violations: 874 violators fined, 70 FIRs registered & 137 arrested
Police seeks public cooperation to mitigate spread of virus
Srinagar, May 15 (Scoop News)- Since the outbreak of 2nd wave of Coronavirus, J&K Police has enhanced its efforts to sensitise the masses about controlling the highly contagious Coronavirus. Slew of measures including restrictions u/s 144 have been put into place to contain the spread of Covid-19. In view of the record surge in daily cases across the Kashmir Valley, Police also enhanced the efforts to implement the Covid-19 guidelines/SOPs/restrictions strictly throughout the valley. During last 24hrs, Police has arrested 137 persons, lodged 70 FIRs and also realized fine to the tune of ₹128,480/- from 874 people for violating the guidelines/rules throughout Kashmir valley. Besides, 06 v...

Sopore Police recovers kidnapped girl within 12 hours, accused arrested
Srinagar, May 15 (Scoop News)-Police in Sopore recovered a kidnapped girl within 12 hours and arrested the person involved in the commission of crime. Police Station Sopore received a complaint regarding missing of a girl. Accordingly, a missing report was lodged in Police Station Sopore and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation, it was learnt that the said girl was kidnapped by one accused person identified as Imran Ahmad Kana son of Fayaz Ahmad Kana resident of Sheer Colony Sopore. Subsequently, the said girl has been recovered from the accused person within 12 hours and he has been arrested and shifted to PS Sopore where he remains in custody. Also, the miss...

Kavinder seeks people’s cooperation in battle against COVID pandemic
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)-Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta has appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory to keep patience and cooperate with the administration to support the measures initiated to win the battle against COVID-19 pandemic. He made this appeal while interacting with people at a COVID-19 test centre here today. The former Dy CM accompanied by Corporator and Mandal President Lucky Neeraj Puri and District Secretary Sanjay Gupta today visited various Corona testing centers and took stock of the problems being faced by the people visiting these centres. While seeking people’s support and cooperation in t...

Sat hails 2 cr package for workers, appeals masses to get themselves vaccinated
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)-Former State President BJP and Ex Minister Sat Sharma (CA) hailed the Rupees 2 crore financial package announced by LG Manoj Sinha for workers in different categories who have suffered for the second consecutive year due to the Covid pandemic. He also stressed upon getting vaccinated and termed it as the only solution to avoid the virus. Sharma said this while addressing a virtual meeting of BJP Mahila Morcha held under the leadership of UT President Sanjeeta Dogra which was also attended by UT Vice President BJP Anuradha Charak and other senior women leaders of UT. In a press statement issued, Sat Sharma said that around 18914 workers including Shikarawalahs, Po...

Power shutdown
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)- Superintending Engineer, O&M Circle Jammu, JPDCL has informed that to execute work of Pole Erection, DTR Installation and HT Line work, the power supply to Rajpura Park, Lower Shiv Nagar and their adjoining areas shall remain affected on May 16, 18, 20 and 22 from 9 am to 1 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Patoli Brahmana, Barnai, Kawa College and their adjoining areas shall remain affected on May 18 and 22 from 9 am to 1 pm. Likewise, for shifting of utilities on the location of Canal Head (Km 0.800) to Ganesh Vihar (km 6.00), the power supply to Industrial Area, PHE, Muthi, Barnai, Dream City and their adjoining areas shall remain affected on May 16 from ...

Public can aid medical staff in fighting corona virus
by observing COVID appropriate behavior: Dr Yudhvir
Doda, May 15 (Scoop News)- Public can greatly help the medical staff in fighting corona virus by following COVID appropriate behavior, said Dr Yudhvir, manning the Covid section in Associated Hospital Government Medical College Doda with a team of paramedics. Sharing his experience while working amid intensive second wave, he said there was an immediate need to break the transmission chain which can be done by taking extra precautions. “This is equally important for public and we people who work in extreme risk and are always worried about the safety and health of our family” he said and added “This fear keeps us away from our loved once.” Highlighting another brighter side of followin...

DC Srinagar conducts surprise inspection of Medical shops
Srinagar, May 15 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner/ District Magistrate Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today ordered for immediate suspension of operations of 8 Chemist Shops in Srinagar for contravention of rules like absence of qualified persons, not maintaining sale purchase records, unhygienic conditions, cold storage drugs not maintained properly, records of psychotropic drugs not maitained in violation of norms and etc. The Deputy Commissioner passed the directions while conducting surprise inspection of chemist shops in various areas of Srinagar City. The 8 chemist shops whose operation has been suspended for 5 days from May 15 to May 19, 2021 include Lutfan Medicate Kaksar...

Forest Department refutes news report
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)- The Forest Department has contested the news report published in a section of press regarding the involvement of forest officials in illegal timber transportation from Kalidhar in reference to some seizure made by the Department. The published ‘news’ is wrong, unverified, misleading and the contents are denied being devoid of facts, a departmental handout stated. “It is to inform that a detailed verification report was furnished by the Range Officer, Kalidhar that no damage has been found in forest areas and due cognizance has been taken of any attempt of illegal transportation as well” the department added. The handout further stated that the felling per...

BJYM Inaugurate series of blood donation camps at SMGS Hospital
Jammu, May 15 (Scoop News)- Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) President Arun Prabhat Singh along with Vice President BJP Yudhvir Sethi today Inaugurate series of blood donation camps at SMGS Hospital, Jammu which start from 15th of May to 25th of May where Yuva Morcha activists from different places of Jammu come forward and donate blood on this pandemic. Today camp was organized under the leadership of president BJYM Arun Prabhat Singh in which around dozens of BJYM volunteers donated their blood in the day-long camp. They said donating blood was important to save precious lives at the eventualities. While talking to media persons, BJYM president Arun Prabhat Singh said such camp...

Technicians fighting along medicos on the Covid frontline
Udhampur,May 14 (Scoop News)- It is said that travesty throws it's own heroes, who bring new hope amidst despair. One such hero is Manohar Gupta, a Technician in CT scan section of district hospital Udhampur. As Covid infections surged in the district, there was considerable rush of patients going for CT scan to detect infections. Once a section which was visited by a few patients became a busy corridor of Covid patients. When asked about his new role, Manohar said that he is aware of the severity of the disease, and therefore he always makes sure that he takes all precautions. During this pandemic he reveals that he is faced with a number of duties- duty to his patients, duty towards h...

JKRCEA launches CORONA Help Desk
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)-In its endeavour to pay back to the society and support the govt. and society to work for COVID mitigation, the Jammu Kashmir Reserved Categories Empowerment Alliance (JKRCEA), a registered trust working for the welfare of society, has established the help desk for the needy and poors for all kind of help during the CORONA crisis. The leaders of JKCREA have pledged its full support at all levels and appealed the whole of its cadres and members to come forward at this critical moment. It is informed that JKRCEA has been providing the food items to the labourers, daily wage workers and other needy whose daily works have been affected due to lockdown. In order...

750 LPM Oxygen Plant to be ready for commissioning in Doda by next ten days: DC
Doda, May 14 (Scoop News)-Oxygen generation plant of 750 Litre Per Minute (LPM) capacity will be ready for commissioning in Government Medical College Doda. Around 80% work, including installation has been completed and by next 10 days the plant will be commissioned which can refill around 155 D type cylinders in a day, said Deputy Commissioner Doda, Vikas Sharma, while briefing the media persons on Management and Control measures taken by the district administration amid the current Covid-19 scenario. The DC informed that at present there are a total 776 active cases in the district, including 745 in home isolation with no symptoms. He said 8 covid deaths have been recorded during th...

Senior Congress Leader of Jammu mourn death of Sultan Mando
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)- Several senior leaders have expressed deep shock over the sad demise of Veteran Congress Leader Shri Mohammad Sultan Mando. In a condolence message, senior Congress leaders have expressed profound shock and grief over the passing away of Shri Mando who was a dedicated congressman throughout life and a great secular, social and humerous personality. He had friends in cross section of the society and committed to the core ideology of the Congress-party. His death has caused great loss to the party and the entire rank and file has deeply mourned his demise. Those who conveyed heartfelt condolences to the family and prayed for peace to the departed soul inclu...

Congress- welcomed decision to invite experts team to access covid situation in Jammu amidst high mortality rate
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)- Congress has welcomed the decision to appoint a team of experts to access the Covid situation in Jammu hospitals amidst high mortality rate and large number of daily casualties for the last several days. The party said it is a right decision and should have been taken much earlier but it rekindled hope that it may help improve the situation to save precious lives , JKPCC said . The Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress committee had asked the government, last week, itself, to invite a team of experts from AIIMS and PGI Chandigarh to ascertain the causes of more deaths in Jammu. The issue was also raised with the LG Manoj Sinha on Monday when the LG...

Govt, BJP trying to avoid high level probe into huge scam of i
Jammu, May 14 (Scoop News)- Congress has charged the government and the BJP of trying to avoid high level probe and hush up the matter of huge scam of illegal mining worth crores of rupees in Jammu and Kashmir as alleged and exposed by a former legislator of ruling BJP, who also claims to represent a large group of stone crushers in Jammu. JKPCC said that these serious allegations can't be brushed aside nor hushed up just by constitution of a committee of middle rung officers, as charges are very serious and public outbursts of a former legislator who also represents a large team of stone crushers dealing with the mining industry, supposed to know more than anybody else. They ...

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