Monday, July 28, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
3,41,349 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)- 4,446 devotees paid obeisance before the Ice Lingam today. With this, a total of 3,41,349 pilgrims have paid obeisance at the Holy Cave since the commencement of Shri Amarnathji Yatra. Meanwhile the 31st batch of pilgrims today left for the Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas from Jammu under tight security. As many as 599 pilgrims, including 294 men, 103 women and 2 children, left from the Bhagwati Nagar base camp in Jammu in a cavalcade of 18 vehicles at 4:28 AM, police said. The convoy has already crossed Kud on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway and would reach their destinations at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps by this evening, they said. With today’s batch, a total of 51,255 pilgrims have so far left from the Jammu base camp for the Amarnath shrine ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Youth to play deceive role in assembly elections- Avinash Khanna
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Addressing the BJYM state office bearer at party headquarter BJP State prabhari & MP Rajay Sabha, Avinash Khanna applauded the working of Yuva Morcha in the State of Jammu and Kashmir and asked the youth to enroll the maximum youth across the State to make the BJP candidates victorious in upcoming assembly elections elections. Khanna said only BJP can solve the problems being faced by the people in Jammu and Kashmir and said that under the dynamic leadership of Mr.Modi, Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh would get justice. Congratulated the BJYM leadership and...

Infrastructure development, faculty strengthening focused areas: Omar
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Saturday said that the Government is keen to upgrade infrastructure and strengthen the faculties in higher educational institutions in the State. He said while various faculty blocks have been completed and commissioned in degree colleges and universities in the State during the last over five years, many more are under various stages of the execution. He said attention is also being paid to construct lecture halls and auditoria in these institutions. Laying foundation stone of a modern Auditorium at Amar Singh Coll...

Policeman killed, 4 others injured in in grenade attack in Sopore(North Kashmir)
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-A policeman was killed and four others injured in a grenade attack by militants in Sopore of Baramulla district in North Kashmir Saturday morning. Police sources said that Militants on Saturday early morning hurled a grenade and fired at a police party near main Chowk at Sopore when miscreants were pelting stones at police. Sources said five policemen sustained injuries in the grande attack.One constable Mohd. Syed succumbed to injuries. Two injured cops were referred to Srinagar for treatment while the other two cops were being treated in Sopore hospital,sources added. It may be mentioned that this was second attack on Police force by...

Ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army
Jammu, July 25, (Scoop News)-Pakistan troops again violated ceasefire on Friday evening and targeted forward Indian posts along the Line of Control in Poonch district. Defence spokesman said that Pakistani troops fired unprovoked on Indian posts along LoC in Mendhar sector of Poonch. He said Pak fired small arms at 4pm, adding, “Own troops effectively retaliated to the cross border firing while the exchange of fire lasted till 5.30 pm.” No injury or casualty was reported in the firing, he added. ...

 
 Ladakh News
Karbalai Called Union Minister for Textile
Kargil, July 26, (Scoop News)- Asgar Ali Karbalai Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil and Advocate Mohammad Aamir Executive Councilor (Agri/PWD) Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Kargil today on the 25th of June met with the Hon’ble Union Minister Sh Santosh Kumar Gangwar at Udyog Bhawan New Delhi. Santosh Kumar Gangwar Minister of textile (IND),MOS for Parliamentary affairs, Water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation was appraised about the progress made in Pashmina wool sector with the sanctioning of Pashmina Wool Development in Kargil through central wool development board. Kargil produced 300 Kgs of Pashmin...

Azad and Soz urges Workers to work hard for success of Party Candidates
Leh, July 26, (Scoop News)-Gulam Nabi Azad and Prof. Safuddin Soz address a very impressive convention of Congress Party at Leh Gulam Nabi Azad Senior Congress Leader and Former Chief Minister of J&K and Prof. Saifuddin Soz MP (Former Union Minister) & President J&K Pradesh Congress Committee addressed a very impressive convention of Congress Party Workers from District Leh at Community Hall Leh (Ladakh) today. Both the Leaders urged the Workers not to be complacent and work hard for total success of the Congress Party Candidates in the ensuing Elections to the J&K Legislative Assembly 2014. These leaders stressed the fact that from Jawahar Lal Nehru to Indira Gandhi to Rajive Ga...

Army celebrates Kargil Vijay Diwas at Drass
Drass ,July 26, (Scoop News)- The 15th ‘KARGIL VIJAY DIWAS’ celebrations culminated in Dras on Saturday. Earlier in the day, the proceedings opened with a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the Dras War Memorial led by Lieutenant General DS Hooda, GOC-in-C Northern Command of the Indian Army. Gallantry award winners of the Kargil Conflict and next of kins of martyrs, Veer Naris, senior army officers and civil dignitaries also paid tributes to the martyrs. This was followed by a pledge taken by all present at the function to rededicate themselves to the cause of the Nation. The ...

Op Vijay Diwas celebrations commence
Drass/ Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-The 15th Anniversary Celebrations of ‘OPERATION VIJAY DIWAS’ got underway on Friday at Dras. This event is being organised under the aegis of the ‘Forever in Operations’ Formation to commemorate the Indian Army’s victory over the Pakistani intruders in the Kargil Conflict of 1999. The celebrations commenced in the evening with a brass band display at the Vijayant Helipad near the Drass War Memorial. This was followed by a solemn Beating The Retreat Ceremony and a memorial service, where the attendees paid silent tribute to the fallen souls. ...

50 soldiers died in Siachen in last 3 years: Govt
New Delhi, July 25, (Scoop News)-Fifty soldiers lost their lives in Siachen Glacier due to climatic conditions and avalanches in the last three years while 16 soldiers died while serving in UN peacekeeping operations during that period, Lok Sabha was informed today. In written replies, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said the government was aware of the “strategic importance” of Siachen Glacier and requisite forces have been deployed in that area on basis of the “threat perception, ground situation and other operational needs”. 50 soldiers were killed in the last three years upto July 20 in Siachen Glacier owing to landslides, floods and avalanches and climatic conditions, he said. ...

Army reaches out to needs of Kharnak poeple
distribute gifts and other essentials to them
Leh, July 25,(Scoop News)_Indian Army’ Trishul Division organised a day long event under the banner, “Operation Sadbhavana Community Development 2014-15” at Kharnak near Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, a defence spokesman said. He said it was attended by various dignitaries from the civilian administration and the Army. Shri Gurmet Dorjay, Councillor, Animal Husbandry and Tourism, Leh graced the occasion. The spokesman said nearly 200 civilians from Kharnak, Sumdho, Pangmur Karnark, Thukjay,Tasabuk, & Samad and other small villages in the area participated. Furniture items, PA system...

Army chief pays homage to Martyrs
Drass, July 25, (Scoop News)- On the occasion of the 15th anniversary of ‘Operation Vijay Diwas’, General Bikram Singh, COAS arrived at Drass today. The Army Chief was received by Lt Gen DS Hooda, Army Commander, Northern Command and Lt Gen BS Negi, GOC, 14 Corps. The visit started with a solemn wreath laying ceremony at the war memorial by the Army Chief. General Bikram Singh also interacted with the ‘Next of Kin’ of the martyrs, Veer Naris and the gallantry award winners. In the somber mood at the event, all present remembered the losses borne proudly by the families of those who ...

Phunchok for earliest solution of border issues of Changthang at GoI level
Leh,July 24, (Scoop News)- The Councilor Chushul Namgail Phunchok in a letter addressed to Member Parliament, Ladakh Constituency Thupstan Chhewang, impressed on him to take the border issues of Changthang at GoI level for its earliest solution. The letter requested MP Ladakh to communicate the sufferings of Changthang people with Indian Govt underlining that people of Changthang living in this border region are suffering and leading a tough life with minimal existing facilities of basic necessities and the Army/ITBP posted at Border area further exaggerate their problems by not allowing to construct semi open mud /stone goat pen at Kakjung (Lago Nunpo) by the nomads which are th...

 
 Debate
What if the stick fails?
By Chukwuma Okonkwo (FMNES) The power tussle between Russia and the United States backed by the European Union (EU) over the crisis in Ukraine is no longer new. Every day comes with a new dimension to the crisis, unfolding new forms of aggression. Though it seems like global dialogues and peace talks are gradually becoming mirages, as glimmer of hope for possible end to the crisis flicker at any given attempt, parties on the opposite sides of the table still continue to give diplomacy a shot. Having looked at the global political and economic permutations that have become known in recent time, particularly within the purview of economic sanctions that have been issued agains...

Mughal road gaining importance
By Prof. Saleem Ayaz Rather The Mughal road was Proposed in 1950 with the intention of improving the economy of Rajouri and Poonch Districts. The then Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Sheikh Abdullah had taken up the Project in 1979 and named it as the “ Mughal Road” but could not go ahead with the Project work and it was only in 2005 when the construction work of the Prestigious Project started . Initially the construction work was opposed by the Biodiversity conservation Trust, a lo...

B J P Not For Separate Homeland For The KPs – Pray , who is ?
By B L Saraf It took just one statement of the BJP’s official in charge of J&K affairs to burst the bubble and disrupt the beeline , made by the Pandit leaders to the minions in the Union Home Ministry, claiming patient audience and offering them out of box solutions to the vexed issue of Pandit’s return to rehabilitation in Kashmir. It is official. R .P Singh, co – in charge for Jammu and Kashmir said in Jammu that his party ( BJP ) is not for a separate place for Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley. Advent of Modi lead BJP government at Centre has given a new...

THE CRISIS IN IRAQ
BY BRIG(RETD) ANIL GUPTA Iraq is back in news again. It jumped into head lines last week when a realatively smaller islamist irregular group stormed into, one after the other, Iraqi towns in the North-East of the country with the much larger Iraqi Army giving little or no resistance at all. To illustrate in Mosul, second largest Iraqi town, the odds were 40:1,ie, 3000 Iraqi troops pitted against 800 irregulars. This on Friday sent the stock exchanges crumbling in many countries. Iraq is the second largest supplier of crude oil after Saudi Arabia and has the world's fifth largest proven reserves and pumps an average of about 3.5 million barrels of oil per day. Can rest...

Bridging the divide
It is time to bring them nearer - physically, psychologically and politically
THE PANDIT QUESTION By B L Saraf Elections 2014 have drastically altered political and social scene at the national level. Stereotypes have broken. Apart from shattering many myths, the result has reaffirmed faith of a common man in the democratic process, wherein he sees an opportunity to aspire big and reach the highest political level, unaided by a family name and in absence of economically empowered habitat. In J&K this election has been a game changer of sorts. Many possibilities have sprung up. Entrenched political players have been thrown out of the comf...

Security challenges before Modi government
Brig(retd) Anil Gupta The "Decade of Decay" is thankfully over and a new era of hope and change has dawned on India. After depressing last couple of years, smile has reappeared on the faces of majority of 1.2 billion hopeful Indians. The Modi government has got its task cut and it has to deliver as promised on all fronts- economy, governance, diplomacy, foreign policy, security and border safety. Early indicators like allocation of portfolios, invitation to SAARC heads for the swearing in ceremony, appointment of National Security Advisor(NSA) and FDI in Defence sector are po...

ARTICLE 370: THE TRUTH
By Brigadier(Retd) Anil Gupta The Instrument of Accession (IOA) was signed by Maharaja Hari Singh Ji of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) State on 26 th Day of October 1947 as required by the Indian Independence Act 1947. With the signing of this Instrument the hitherto Independent State of J&K acceded to the Dominion of India. The contents of the IOA were identical to the ones signed by the rulers of the similarly placed other rulers of erstwhie princely states who were given the choice to join either of the Dominions of India or Pakistan as required by the Act of 1947. Along with the...

Well Begun , Mr Modi
By B L Saraf For better part of the last decade , there has been incessant uncalled for Modi bashing in the national and international media. Therefore , when a respectable observer of the international affairs makes a positive comment on Narendra Modi’s working as the Chief Minister of Gujarat, it gives a perspective which should explain his moves initiated post his election as PM designate. A few days before Narandra Modi filed his second nomination for the Lok Sabah seat from Varanasi in U P , David Cohen – who served in the administration of George W Bush in various capacities including as a member in President’s Advisor...

 Jammu News
PYS Celebrated 150th Birth Anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Progressive youth society (Regd.) Ramnagar Distt. Udhampur J&K organized a programme related to 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda in collaboration with Ministry of culture Government of India in the Auditorium of Red Cross Bhawan Jammu in which Sh. R.C Puri Honorary Secretaty IRCS Jammu Region was the chief guest where as Sh. Manoj Nishchint President Progressive Youth Society presided over the function. Mr. O.P Shakir President Chander Bhagha Sanskriti Manch Akhnoor and Mr. Vikrant Dogra Vice President Federation of Indian Blood Donors Organisatio...

Retired IGP Bijral,others join BJP
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- In a simple programme held at party headquarters on Sunday,senior ploice officer, retired IGP S. Satinder Singh Bijral, VHP District President , Udhampur, Subash Gupta and leading industrialist Jugal Kishore. alongwith hundreds of their supporters joined BJP. They were welcomed and garlanded by MP & State President Jugal kishore Sharma, MP & State Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna, State General Secretaries Ashok Koul and Bali Bhagat, senior leader Farooq Khan and others. Jugal Kishore Sharma and Avinash Rai Khanna also felicitated a well known Kashmiri Pandit leade...

Compensation can’t heal wounds: R.P. Singh
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Condemning the Saharanpur violence incident, BJP Seh-Prabhari of Jammu and Kashmir Sardar R.P. Singh, said that monetary compensation cannot heal the wounds caused by violence, atrocities, injuries, destructions and deaths. Sardar R.P. Singh, while talking to media persons at party headquarters, Jammu, on Sunday evening, said that the wounds of 1984 riots have not healed as the affected and aggrieved families are still taking rounds of courts. The influential Congress leaders involved in 1984 riots are roaming freely. “The recent incidents ...

Govt for providing adequate relief to flood hit populace: Sadhotra
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Minister for Planning, Labour & Employment, and Development, Ajay Sadhotra today visited flood affected areas of Marh to assess the damage caused to private and public property due to recent rains and flash floods. The Minister was accompanied by Chief Engineer Flood Control H.C. Jerath, SE Flood Control, XEN Flood Control, and officers from Revenue, Rural Development and other concerned departments. The Minister visited villages, Mehra Mandlik, Dhateryal, Marh Bagh, Qazitokrian, Chak Jaffar, ghai, Channochak, and other villages, where a number of houses have got partially and fully damaged, and large tracks of cultivated land of the farmers have also been ...

Upgradation of weaker section, Govt’s prime duty: Bhalla
Jammu ,July 27, (Scoop News)- )- Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla said that Government is fully aware of hardships of weaker sections of the society and is making all out efforts to mitigate on priority basis. This was stated by the Minister while addressing public grievances redressal camp held at Nai Basti W D No. 23, Nanak Nagar W. No. 43 and Paroli Mohalla in Channi Himmat, here today. Officers of PHE, PDD, R&B, UEED, ERA and JMC were present on the occasion. Bhalla hoped that people will cooperate with executing agencies in effective implementation of development works in their basties. He called upon the people that their dev...

Autonomy, self-rule unacceptable: Jugal
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-BJP state president and MP Jugal Kishore Sharma today toured Sunderbani and Kalakot areas of the Jammu-Poonch Lok Sabha constituency to express his gratitude to the people who voted overwhelmingly for the BJP and elected him as their representative to the Lok Sabha. Addressing a series of meetings, he reassured the people that he would not leave any stone unturned to come up to their expectations and that he will take up issues concerning them in a big way. He said during the ongoing budget session of the Parliament, he raised the issues concerning refugees, border migrants and victims of the Pakistani anti-India machinations and urged the government to take e...

NC to form government on its own in JK: Gupta
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- Saying that magic of Narendra Modi is fast fading due to anti-people policies, National Conference State Vice President Rattan Lal Gupta on Saturday observed that populism and false sloganeering don’t work for long in a democratic polity. “People want results on the ground and not euphoria being generated on emotive slogans”, Mr Gupta said while referring to the debacle BJP faced in three assembly constituencies of Uttrakhand in the bye-elections. He described the post parliamentary elections mood as an indicator of BJP balloon getting burst due to sky rocketing prices, inflation and other measures that have disillusioned the common people. “Similar is t...

PCC congratulate Congress high command for victory in Uttrakhand
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- PCC has congratulated the Congress high command for the victory of the party in Uttrakhand where Congress has swept the by-polls to the Legislative Assembly & Panchayats. Celebrations were held at PCC HQ here today in which sweets were distributed by the party workers over the victory of party in the Legislative Assembly elections, results of which were announced last evening. All three seats have been won by the Congress party defeating BJP even in its strong hold at Doiwala area, which has been won by Congress after twenty years. Congress also got victory in about 60% Panchayats in the recently held elections in the State indicating that a façade o...

 
 Kashmir News
Hideout busted in Baramulla
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)-Based a specific intelligence input, a joint operation was launched by an RR Unit & J&K Police in Baramulla which resulted in busting of a terrorist hideout and recovery of a large cache of arms and ammunition. Today, on receipt of specific intelligence, a joint operation was launched in Hajibal area of Baramulla. During the search of the area, troops busted a terrorist hideout and recovered 1 AK 47 Rifle & 2 Magazines, 2 pistols & 2 magazines, 225 rounds of AK ammunition, 3 UBGL Grenades, 19 RPG rockets, 2 Radio sets, 1 Icom communication s...

Mirwaiz to deliver sermon on Eid at Eidgah
Srinagar, July 27(Scoop News)_According to the Anjuman-e-Auqaf Jamia Masjid, Eid Nimaaz would be offered at historic Eidgah at 10:15 am. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq,chief priest,would deliver a sermon underlining the significance and blessings of the scared day of the Eid at 9:15 am. ...

PDP to rigorously take up people’s issues: Bhat
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)- A meeting of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) workers of Wachi assembly segment, in Shopian district, was Sunday, held at Reshipora Shopian. The meeting was organized to formulate a strategy for the coming assembly elections. Speaking on the occasion Advocate Mohammad Yousuf Bhat, district president Peoples Democratic Party Shopian and candidate for Shopian constituency, emphasized upon the workers to strengthen the party at grass root level and make people aware about the people friendly policies of the party. He assured the party cadres that the problems of the people will be rigorously taken up with the government. All the participants expressed thei...

Excise Department congratulate Zaffar Ahmad
on receiving Chief Minister’s Award
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)-The officers and officials of Excise department have congratulated Excise Commissioner J&K,Zaffar Ahmad Bhat on receiving Chief Minister's award for honesty and integrity in public service recently. They said that commendable role played by Bhat being an efficient and upright officer during his three decade long service carrier in different capacities in the state administration has been well recognized and appreciated. Bhat is known for his honesty, integrity and dedication by one and all and has invited applause as a good servitude from all quarters, they said. The employees of the Excise Department have expressed full faith and confidence in ...

DC Ang directs officers to expedite making functional new adm. units
‘Also reviews Eid arrangements’
Anantnag, July 27, (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Khan today convened a meeting of officers to discuss the issues pertaining to the establishment of newly created administrative units in the district. The Deputy Commissioner stressed the need for immediate identification of land for establishing the administrative units. He directed the concerned officers to take immediate measures for making the new administrative units functional to facilitate the people to bring the governance at their doorstep. He said the Government has prioritized this issue and directed the administration to move on the issue on faster pace. It may be mentioned that as many as th...

Four Labourers rescued in Handwara
8 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)- Police and Fire services team rescued four laborerers from a well who were doing cleaning job of it in Handwara. Four labourers went down into a well to clean it at village Batpore in the jurisdiction of police station Handwara, but none of them came out. However, some locals raised alarm and a team of Police and Fire service were called in. The joint team rescued all the 04 laborerers who were taken out in unconscious state from the well. All of them have been shifted to SDH Handwara. 8 injured in road mishaps Eight persons were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Bolero vehicle bearing registration number JK01F/80...

Extortionist held with toy pistol and Rs 50 thousands in Pulwama
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)-A toy pistol and a tear smoke grenade were recovered from an extortionist in Pulwama who was apprehended in a joint operation with Army and CRPF last evening. The arrested extortionist was allegedly extorting money from Panches, Sarpanches and other civilians in Pulwama District. Last week, Pulwama police received an information that a person posing as terrorist is threatening local Panches, Sarpanches and other civilians and is extorting money from them. Police started investigation in this regard and activated its sources in the area. Last evening on a tip off, Police Pulwama along with 55-RR and 182 Bn /183 Bn CRPF arrested Aijaz Ahmad Shah @ Bilal...

Northern Army commander in valley
Srinagar, July 26, (Scoop News)-Lieutenant General DS Hooda, Northern Army Commander arrived at Srinagar and carried out review of security situation. Army Commander was on his way to Udhampur after attending ‘Vijay Diwas’ function at Kargil, Leh. On his arrival, Army Commander was received by Lieutenant General Subrata Saha, Chinar Corps Commander. After being briefed on the current operational situation along the Line of Control and internal security prevailing in the hinterland, Army Commander visited forward post in Lolab, Kupwara. The Commanders updated the Army Commander on the conduct of recent operations Army Commander’s visit and interaction with ...

 
 Other Stories
Clear ending liabilities of salaries, wages: Vakil to CM
Srinagar ,Jly 27 (Scoop News)- Sr. Vice President J&K PCC, Former Minister and Member AICC Abdul Gani Vakil today in a statement expressed his serious concern over the bankruptcy of State Government. He said that the Government employees, daily wagers, casual labourers have not been paid their dues on this auspicious occasion of Eid and consequently are facing lot of difficulties to meet the both ends of life. Mr. Vakil said that empty treasuries on the occasion of Eid is a clear indication that situation has gone from bad to worse which will prove disastrous for the state. He said that if government is not able to discharge its basic liabilities it has no right to govern the State. Keep...

‘Udaan’ candidates from J&K get 100 pc placement
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Tata Motors, India’s first automobile company to join hands with NSDC (National Skill Development Corporation) under the Udaan Scheme, has trained a total of 118 candidates (in two batches), through its ‘Tata Motors Certified Works Manager’ programme. The second batch of 62 candidates, who graduated the programme, was recently facilitated at convocation ceremonies held at TATA Motors Service Training Centres (STCs) in Pantnagar (Uttarakhand) and Pune (Maharashtra). These candidates underwent training from 6th January to 5th July, 2014. All the candidates have be...

Female dental surgeons hunger strike enters 15th day
Jammu, July 27, (Scoop News)- Dental Surgeons Association Jammu Kashmir (DSA-JK) today on 26-07-2014 continued their Dharna for 27nd consecutive day & female hunger strike entering 15th day, with Dr.MONIKA CHOPRA sitting on fast. This is very sad on the part of INCUMBENT GOVT. that despite of female dental surgeons sitting on hunger strike even the single representative from govt has not come to know the situation being through they are passing which clearly in justify the vague policies of govt like UMEED. Chairman of DSA-JK Dr. Pawan Singh said that today we burnt our aprons which are of no use to us now to show anger and resentment against the govt and ill fitted polices of state...

DM misleads Parliament on Chinese presence in POK :Bhim
Jammu, July 26 (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party, who is also Member of National Integration Council has expressed serious concern on the silence or ignorance of Arun Jaitley, Defence Minister of India on the actual state of affairs vis-à-vis 32,000 sq. miles of the Indian Territory under Pakistan occupation since 1947 called Gilgit-Baltistan. The NPP Chief Patron reminded the minister that Gilgit-Baltistan were occupied by Pakistan after the ceasefire in 1947 and arrested the Gilgit Governor, Brig. Ghansara Singh. Since then this part of J&K, Indian Territory stands occupied in violation of UN Resolution. Prof.Bhim Singh wondered if the Def...

Ensure uninterrupted power, drinking water supply to people
: Bhalla to officers
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla has asked the PDD, PHE, and ERA officers to reach out to people and ensure regular supply of safe drinking water and uninterrupted power supply in scorching heat, adding that the concerned department should gear up their men and machinery to redress public grievances. This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the accompanying officers of PDD, PHE and ERA after reviewing the problems of the inhabitants of Deeli in Sainik Colony and Channi Himmat particularly related to irregular power and drinking water supply, here today. Bhalla assured the people of Deeli and ...

Sham inaugurates WSS Panjgrain, attends Akhnoor Tehsil Cricket Cup-2014
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, Sham Lal Sharma inaugurated Water Supply Scheme Panjgrain in Akhnoor tehsil established with a cost of Rs.74.75 lakh which will have a discharge capacity of 3000 GPH. The facility will provide adequate water supply to 1525 souls of the area. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that Government was committed to provide better facilities to the people in every nook and corner of the State. He said the Government has been working under a well-knit development programme with a special focus to upgrade the basic services to the people. He asked the people to cooperate with the Government so that it can carry out...

Art integrated learning and child participation training programme concludes
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)-A six day art integrated learning programme for promoting experiential learning by ensuring 100% participation of every child concluded today at SIE Jammu. The programme was first of its kind organized by the team of experts from the Department of Education in Arts and Asthetics NCERT New Delhi in collaboration with SIE Jammu. A total of 50 participants from different districts of Jammu division attended this programme with great zeal and enthusiasm. Director School Education Jammu/Principal, SIE Jammu, H R Pakhroo was the chief guest on this occasion who highlighted the importance of art learning and its integration with teachi...

JKPCC welcomes new entrants in Congress fold
Jammu, July 26, (Scoop News)- Senior Congress leader and Secretary Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Hira Lal Abrol today welcomed the new entrants in the Congress fold in a simple and impressive function held at Raghunath Pura in Jammu East Assembly Constituency, here. Addressing the newly joined youth, Hira Lai Abrol welcomed them in the presence of General Secretary State OBC Wing, Suresh Kumar Dogra, Ward No 15 President R.K Sodhi and District General Secretary Jammu V.K Sethi and said that youth is the future of our country. Congress Party has always stood for the promotion of the cherished values of peace, harmony and mutual brotherhood in the society and...

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