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United India Insurance presented Rs. 1 crore Cheque to CM for flood relief
Omar monitors, relief rehabilitation process
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- The United India Insurance Company this afternoon presented a cheque of Rs. 1 crore to CM Omar Abdullah for flood affected people of Jammu and Kashmir. The Chief Minister while thanking the company expressed the hope that more and more corporate companies and well off people in the economy sector will whole heartedly donate to the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers flood relief fund for rehabilitation of flood sufferers. Earlier, the Chief Minister monitored the measures under implementation for restoration of public services and relief and rehabilitation of flood affected people at a meeting here this morning. It may be mentioned here that the Chief Minister holds the monitoring meetings daily in the morning and the evening to oversee the functioning of the different department’s viz-a-viz restoration of services and reaching out...
 
 
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SMVDSB concludes Agreement to establish a Super Specialty Hospital at Katra
New Delhi, September 30, (Scoop News)- Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB) today executed a Concession Agreement with Narayana Hrudayalaya Pvt. Ltd. Bangalore for operation of a multi-specialty hospital at Kakryal-Katra. The concession agreement was signed by Dr. M.K. Bhandari, Chief Executive Officer of the Shrine Board and Dr. Ashutosh Raghuvanshi, Vice-chairman and Group CEO, Narayana Hrudayalaya Pvt. Ltd. in the presence of Shri N.N. Vohra, Governor of J&K and Chairman, SMVDSB and Dr. Devi Shetty, Chairman of Narayana Hrudayalaya. Others present at the important event ...

Kashmiri Shia leader Iftikhar Ansari passes away
Omar expresses grief over demise of Moulana Iftikhar
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- Renowned Kashmiri Shia leader, politician and a businessman Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari passed away today at his Qamarwari Residence. He was diagnosed with cancer last year. He succeeded his father Molvi Muhammad Jawad as president of All Jammu and Kashmir Shia Association in Jammu & Kashmir in 1962, a position he holds for life He was a sitting member of Jammu and Kashmir's Legislative Assembly for the Jammu and Kashmir People's Democratic Party; he was earlier a member of National Conference and Congress. He was also a business tycoon with...

Omar hopes extra-ordinary Central support for reconstruction of flood devastated J&K
State sending a comprehensive relief, rehabilitation proposal to GOI
Srinagar, September 29, (Scoop News)- Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said that a comprehensive proposal for rehabilitation of flood affected including compensation to the agriculturists, horticulturists, industrialists, traders, hoteliers, houseboat owners and other who suffered losses in the devastating flood, is being preferred to the Government of India for approval and early release of funds under the ‘Special Rehabilitation Package’. “I am hopeful that Prime Minister of India will go beyond norms in supporting the rehabilitation of flood affected Jammu and Kashmir”, he s...

12.5 lakh families affected due to worst ever flood
Detailed memo of damages, relief package being readied: CS
Srinagar, September 29, (Scoop News)- Giving a detailed account of the damages suffered in the unprecedented flood, Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey, Monday, said a detailed memorandum is being readied and after receiving approval of the Cabinet, it will be submitted to the Union Government. He said Chief Minister has already written a detailed letter to the Prime Minister requesting for a special package for handling the relief and rehabilitation aspects of the disaster. Addressing a press conference here, Chief Secretary said that never before has such a disaster struck Jammu an...

 
 Ladakh News
Ladakh MP visits border areas
Leh, September 29, (Scoop News)- On his second day tour to Changthang region of Ladakh, Thupstan Chhewang, Member of Parliament, visited Nilung Lungpa, Rebo area of Demjok Phu and Demjok village, where he interacted with the locals. He was accompanied by Chering Dorjay, president BJP Leh, Dorjay Mutup Councilor Kyungyam LAHDC Leh, Sonam Dorjay BJP Nyuma block president, Ex Councilor Nawang Norboo and others. During the visit, he inspected the areas and works where China objects since long and appreciated the heroic spirit of patriotic people. The MP encouraged the locals for standing with the great nation. Before reaching at Demjok, the MP inaugurated a community hall at Dholay where mos...

Thiksay Gustor festival to be celebrated on November 9th & 10th
Leh, September 26, (Scoop News)-The Thiksay Gustor is a two day festival to be celebrated in Ladakh on November 9th & 10th. It may be mentioned that the programmes of ladakh festival 2014 which was scheduled to be held 20th to 26th September in leh was cancelled due to the natural calmity in jk state in shape of flood disaster. Thiksay Gustor festival is celebrated at Thiksey Gompa – 18 km from Leh, Ladakh.The first day started with prayers followed by Chams (mask dance) performed by the monks of the same monastery. Some of the main features of the two day ritual performance, besides Cha...

ICAR & LAHDC organizes 3rd Interface Meeting on improvement of Yak Husbandry
Leh,September 22, (Scoop News)- The 3rd Interface Meeting on improvement of Yak Husbandry and Upliftment of Socio-economic Status of Yak Rearers in the country begins today at Leh. It is for the first time, Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR)-National Research Centre on Yak Dirang Arunachal Pradesh in collaboration with Animal Husbandry Department LAHDC, Leh is organizing these 3- day interface meeting in Leh. The inaugural session of the interface meeting was jointly chaired by Deputy Commissioner /CEO, Leh Simrandeep Singh and Dr. K.M. L Pathak, DDG (AS), ICAR, New Delhi. Addressing the meeting DC, Leh said that it is a big opportunity for Leh to host the 3rd Interf...

MP Ladakh takes stock of people's grievances & problems
Leh, September 22, (Scoop News)- Member Parliament, Thupstan Chhewang visited Burma, Charasa, Kuri, Murgi, Kubed, Ayee, Aranu Yokma & Gongma, Khemi, Nyunsted, Yarma Gonbo, Tongsted, Henachi, lChanglung, Sasoma and Taksha villages, besides flood-hit areas and took stock of the problems being faced by the people of these villages. The M P was accompanied by Jigmet Raftan, Block Development Officer, Panamik. Sarpanches and Gobas of the villages demanded construction of irrigation khuls, opening of health centers, school up-gradations, link roads and relief for flood victims. The problems projected by the villagers were realignment of road with a bridge at Khemi Tokpo, LPG home delivery se...

Air India operates additional flight for Leh
Jammu, September 15, (Scoop News)- According to Station Manager Jammu Mohammad Arif due to cancellation of Air India Flight AI450 Dated 15-09-2014 from Jammu to Leh, Air India operates additional flight for Leh AI4450 on Dated 16-09-2014 (Tuesday). The departure of the additional flight for Jammu to Leh will be at 0910 AM. All the stranded passengers of the cancel flight are advised to report at Airport at 0700 AM Sharp. ...

Army triumphs Ladakh Scouts Marathon
Udhampur,September 15, (Scoop News)- The 3rd Ladakh Marathon was organised by the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council at Leh. A total of approximate 3,000 participants from across the world took part in the Marathon. The aim of the Marathon was to foster National Spirit and encourage Sports in Ladakh. The 3rd Ladakh Marathon had four categories namely the Khardung La Challenge Ultra Marathon of 72 Kms, the Full Marathon of 42 Kms, the Half Marathon of 21 Kms and the 7 Kms run in which maximum school children participated. The Ladakh Marathon is the World’s Highest and Toughest M...

Spalbar inaugurates an irrigation pond at Taru village
Leh, September 13, (Scoop News)- The Chief Executive Councilor LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar today inaugurated an irrigation pond constructed by TISS at Taru village. The completed pond is one of the project in Taru village undertaken by TISS under the MoU already signed between LAHDC, Leh and TISS and financially supported by IDBI under Corporate Social Responsibility scheme. After inaugurating the pond, CEC along with Councilor Basgo Tsering Norboo, Project Director, TISS Leh Sonam Jorgais, Sarpanch Taru and other members inspected other ongoing projects of TISS in Taru which include two ...

CEC, LAHDC declares Takmachik an Eco Model Village
Leh ,September 02, (Scoop News)- In a function organised by LEHO at Takmachik village, CEC, LAHDC, Rigzin Spalbar declared Takmachik an Eco Model Village and said that a MoU would be signed shortly in partnership between LAHDC, Panchayat, Takmachik and LEHO to start with the formulation of the project and its implementation by March of next year. On the occasion EC Agriculture Sonam Dorje, President LEHO Dr. Din Mohd, Director LEHO Raziya Sultana, District Horticulture Officer, Leh and Horticulture Development Officer, Khalsi were also present. Spalbar stressed that every Ladakhi must...

 
 Debate
Dr Trehan’s Mantra for Healthy Heart
On the Eve of WORLD HEART DAY
Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman & Managing Director Medanta-The Medicity Gurgaon Haryana told Scoop News that The turmoil in Kashmir since ‘90s has taken its toll and now once again Flood in J&K had increased the stress level of common man in both Kashmir & Jammu regions. (Speaking Exclusively For The peoples of Jammu and Kashmir) Renowned Cardiologist Dr Naresh Trehan on Saturday prescribed some tips for a healthy heart even as he asked people of Kashmir & Jammu to “modify lifestyle” for longevity. From advising a change in lifestyle to educating people about the causes and s...

Jammu Havoc and shrieking Suryaputri
By Dr Nirmal Kamal Earlier she cried very soft despite heavy strokes of shovels, drilling machines and other hammering equipments. Never ever “Suryaputri’ was so furious as in early September this year. On 4rth, I took exactly one and half hours to reach my home in Channi Hmmat locality from Kachhi Chowni via fly over bridge, which normally takes 20-25 minutes at moderate speed. Heavy Traffic Jam on both the sides of Tawi Bridge was being managed by the traffic police as the cemented concrete pillars of Bridge over Tawi were being ferociously hammered by the ebullient flood waters. Cops on the duty were permitting vehicles in...

Scottish Referendum -A dampener for the Kashmir secessionist
By B L Saraf More than the recent flood furry , it is the outcome of the Scottish referendum that has stolen plebiscite narrative from the J & K separatists . The flood induced black out of print media in Kashmir has denied the so called Kashmir experts and Pak propagandists an opportunity to rake up plebiscite issue and misguide the gullible , in run up to the Scottish referendum , held to decide on the future of Scotland’s relations with the United Kingdom . While as the Pakistan propagandists , in Kashmir , are busy in putting their flattened houses...

Army generates new debate in Kashmir
By Shafiq Mir Already divided and confused on various political theories, ideologies and slogans, the Kashmiries have been engulfed with an other confusion. And this latest confusion has been added by the armed forces working in Kashmir by doing a good work during the recent devastating floods in Jammu Kashmir which the Kashmiries had never expected from them. On seeing the appreciation for army by common people, even the separatist forces have been left confused that how to fight it back and keep their grip continue on the masses . As per government claim, about 1 lakh and ...

Nature’s Verdict
By Dr Nirmal Kamal It is not what was initially presumed to be heavy incessant rains later turned into “Flood Fury” when a frail part of protecting embankment (baand ) supporting river Jehlum gave way to enter bowl like valley of Kashmir to cause disaster and havoc wrought in Jammu region on 3rd of this month taking toll on several of precious lives. Furious forceful outflow of water created “Pralaya” on the roads, entered shops, buildings, households, displaced and made everybody’s life – poor and rich, infants an...

Salam Kashmir: An artist on Noah's Ark
Naeem Akhtar Human beings tend to come out with their best or the worst in face of disasters. The current deluge in Kashmir is no exception. Here are two stories from the same neighbourhood, Jawaharnagar, once a posh locality in the uptown Srinagar. Both narrated by the most authentic witnesses who have been the central characters of these stories. On Sunday, 7th of September I received a message from Dr Iffat shah the renowned dermatologist of the city that her parents living in Jawaharnagar were 'drowning in their second story' and asked me to do something. Her parents happen to ...

I can’t remember another natural disaster where govt was so completely paralysed
By Omar Abdullah I’ve spent an awfully long time staring at this blank computer screen wondering where to start from, wondering how to put in to words what I’ve seen, felt and experienced over the last couple of weeks. The suffering and difficulty that I’ve seen the people of my state go through has been unimaginable, and at times almost overwhelming, but I want others to get a sense of what it has been like to try and lead Jammu and Kashmir through these difficult times. None of what I've written is in any way offered as an excuse or a defence of what went wrong in the firs...

Without Mincing Any Words
Brig Anil Gupta Jammu & Kashmir has experienced the worst tragedy in the living memory of many people. It’s still reeling under the effect of massive devastation caused due to unprecedented rains and floods in the first week of September. But for the heroic and selfless efforts of the Indian Armed Forces and the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) the magnitude of the tragedy would have been unimaginable. The tragedy is not over as yet; while I sit down to pen my thoughts. There is extreme resentment and anger among the public for total collapse and callousness of the civil adm...

 Jammu News
Akhand Jyoti reaches Mata Pingla Devi Bhawan
Over 45,000 devotees pay obeisance
Jammu,September 30, (Scoop News)-Over 45, 000 devotees have, so far, had darshan of revered Mata Pingla Devi during the annual Mata Pingla Devi yatra, which started on 1st Navratra. Being started in 1987 by Late O. P. Jandial, this is the 28th Yatra organized by Akhand Jyoti Committee. The Committee took the holy ‘Jyot’ from Ramnagar to Mata Pingla Devi Bhawan on 1st Navratra in which thousands of devotees participated who were welcomed by large number of people enroute the Bhawan. Organizer of the yatra, Vinay Jandial, informed that Akhand Jyoti Awards will be presented to meritorious students and others for their excellence in various fields on the eve of last navratra. Besides, O. P. ...

Discrimination with Jammu continues by State Government :BJP
Jammu,September 30, (Scoop News)- Senior BJP leader and Secretary, State Election Campaign Committee Sat Sharma (CA) charged allegations on the State Government on the grounds of discrimination and stated that once again the coalition government in the State has shown its true colors by not giving Jammu what it deserved to get. He directly quoted Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and MoS Power Viqar Rasool in this context. In a press statement issued, Sat Sharma said that it is not the first time when State Government has neglected Jammu region. He said that there are several other occasions in the history of Jammu and Kashmir when disappointment had to be faced by the people of Jamm...

Ministers ignoring crises, busy in inaugural functions: Tak
Regrets total neglect of flood hit people of Chenab Valley
Kishtwar, September 30, (Scoop News)- Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- Lashing the state government for showing total indifference towards the plight of flood hit people of Chenab Valley, prominent People’s Democratic Party (PDP) leader and party candidate for Kishtwar assembly constituency, Firdous Tak today expressed surprise over the conduct of some ministers who were resorting to inaugural functions and stone laying ceremonies at a time when Jammu and Kashmir was passing through a difficult phase. Tak expressed regret that the Ministers are doing nothing to assess the losses in Chenab Valley region and continue with the practice of holding photo sessions for media coverag...

Assembly elections in the state to be held at the earliest:BSP
Jammu, September 30, (Scoop News)- Bahujan Samaj Party State President Tulsi Dass Langeh and State Gen. Sec. Rakesh Wazir in a joint statement asked the election Commission of India for early elections in J&K quite well before the expiry date of the present Government. The Leaders said that even the noble relief and re-habilitation funds ment for the badly hit victims of floods in J&K are boldly being used for the political mileage in our State by the ruling Party and there had been day to day complaints of all other leading Political Parties in the State as well in this regard and all these Parties are openly opposing the way of such distribution of relief which benef...

No outbreak of any disease in Jammu after flood: Principal GMC
Jammu,September 30, (Scoop News)-According to Principal Government Medical College Jammu, there has been no outbreak of any disease following recent floods in the province. The Principal has categorically denied that 200 patients with diherria and related ailments were admitted in the SMGS or GMC hospitals as reported by a section of media. Whosoever were admitted included some routine few cases of Daihierria which is a norm even before the floods struck the State, the Principal added. The Principal has appealed the media to check with the concerned health authorities before filing of such reports. ...

Sahu refutes news item regarding PRO distributing relief cheques
Reveals preliminary enquiry report
Jammu, September 29, (Scoop News)- - Deputy Commissioner Jammu has informed that photo advertisement that has been published in some sections of press with the caption “Kewal Krishan Sharma PRO to Dy Chief Minister distributing cheques amounting to Rs.20 lakh in presence of SDM Khour and Tehsildar Khour. Sarpanch Gurdev Singh of Panchayat Palatan block Khour also accompanied him” on September 28, 2014 has been published without official handout. Meanwhile SDM Khour while denying the news item has also submitted his detailed report into the matter which reveals that SDM Khour was distributing cheques among the flood affected people of village Palatan and Chahani Divanoo of Sub...

DC visits various flood affected areas to monitor restoration works
Kathua,September 29, (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner, Kathua, conducted a day long tour of various flood affected areas to monitor the pace of restoration works being carried out by different departments and assess demands of public on spot. An amount of Rs 2.35 Cr has also been released for various restoration works taken up by departments. The DC accompanied by CEO Lakhanpur-Sarthal Development Authority Dr Bharat Bhushan, Asstt Commissioner Revenue Suraj Rukwal, ExEn Irrigation, ExEn Flood Control, ExEn PWD, Tehsildar Kathua and other officers from departments of Revenue, PWD, Irrigation, Flood Control, Planning, Rural development and industries visited Ghati, Jogain, Sakta Chak, Mahi...

Surya Putri Aarti’ held at Hari ki Pauri in Bahu Fort
Jammu, September 29, (Scoop News)-As a part of Navratra celebrations, ‘Surya Putri Aarti’ was today performed on the bank of river Tawi near Hari ki Pauri in Bahu Fort in the evening with great religious fervour and gaiety. Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla accompanied by a group of Brahmans performed ‘Surya Putri Aarti’. Director Tourism, Soujanya Sharma besides prominent citizens including large number of pilgrims and locals participated in the celebrations. After ‘Surya Putri Aarti’, the devotees offered flowers and earthen lamps ‘diyas’ to river Tawi in order to pay regards to their ancestors. Addressing the pilgrims, Bhalla said t...

 
 Kashmir News
Process of de-watering, plugging breaches along Jhelum in full swing: CE,I&FC
Srinagar ,September 30, (Scoop News)-Chief Engineer, Irrigation and Flood Control Kashmir, Mir Javed Jaffar has informed about the initiatives taken by the Department of Flood Control. In a statement issued by the Chief Engineer, it has been stated that the Department issued necessary warning to the people who were facing the threat of floods from time to time to shift to the safer places. The department started activities of plugging the breaches and cuts along the river Jhelum on war footing, but the situation worsened due to constant rains and unprecedented rise in the water level. The Department did its best to control the situation, but the magnitude of water was unimaginable resulti...

Mirwaiz expresses grief over Ansari's demise
condoles Afzal Baba's death, meets delegation of Khalsa Aid (UK)
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)_Terming the relief and rehabilitation of Kashmir flood hit victims as a crucial challenge for the authorities, APHC leader, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has appealed people to show patience and work whole heartedly to provide succor to lakhs of victims with full courage and resolve. During his tour to different flood hit areas, APHC leader visited Mat Bagh, Nalabal Nowshera and adjoining areas to assess the damage and express solidarity with the suffering residents. Expressing his regret over the loss of property and houses,he told the residents of these areas that they were not alone in times of this crisis, but entire Kashmiri lot was standing behind the...

Bhim Singh visits flood-affected areas in Srinagar
Srinagar September 30, (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party and Member of National Integration Council (NIC) accompanied by Masood Andrabi, Vice President of JKNPP and several senior Panthers Party leaders visited several flood-affected areas in the City of Srinagar, summer capital of J&K. Several individuals, groups and flood-affected people met Panthers Party leaders and narrated the horrors of floods from 2nd September to 9th September, 2014. Thousands of families have been living under open skies and a few have been provided tents by the Army. Prof.Bhim Singh told the walking media persons that Panthers Party team met hundreds of people affected by th...

Lady injured in Kulgam road mishap
Youth found dead in Budgam
Srinagar ,September 30, (Scoop News)- A 60 years old lady was injured in a road mishap in Kulgam last evening. An Alto K-10 bearing registration number Jk18-6140 hit a lady Khatija wife of Sonaullah at Shurat, in the jurisdiction of police station Kulgam, resulting in her injuries. The injured was shifted to Hospital for treatment. Kulgam police has registered a case in this regard. Youth found dead in Budgam Budgam police recovered a body from Ferozpora Nallah at Tantreypora, in the jurisdiction of police station Magam. He was later identified as Syed Kulbi son of Syed Hussain resident of Tantrypora. Police has started investigation under section 174 CrPC to ascertain the cause...

One Militant killed in Lolab Encounter
Arms and ammunition recovered in Handwara
Srinagar ,September 30, (Scoop News)- Acting upon a specific information regarding presence of militants a joint search operation was launched in the Afan, Warnow Lolab J/D of P/S Lalpora by Police Kupwara and 18-RR. The joint party was fired upon and an encounter ensued. During the encounter, one unidentified militant was killed. One AK-47 rifle, 05 Magazines, 60 rounds, 04 Matrix, 02 cell phones, 01 GPS and 01 UBGL grenade have been recovered from the encounter site. More details to follow. Arms and ammunition recovered in Handwara Handwara Police and 47 RR busted a hideout in Kral Sangri forests and recovered huge quantity of arms and ammunition in Handwara. Acting on ...

High level BJP team on Kashmir tour
Srinagar September 30, (Scoop News)- A high level team of J&K BJP led by State President & MP Jugal Kishore Sharma and comprising of Leader of Legislative Party Ashok Khajuria, State Election Campaign Committee Chairman Dr. Nirmal Singh, State Spokesperson Farooq Khan, Senior leader Ch. Lal Singh, Ex-Servicemen Cell State Convenor Brig. Anil Gupta and MLA Baldev Raj Sharma, reached Srinagar this morning for personal assessment of the post floods situation in different parts of the valley. According to BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan, this high level team, soon after its arrival at Srinagar, extensively toured Nudras Colony, Bemina, Lal Chowk, Jawahar Nagar, Mandir Bagh and over ...

20,000 MTs garbage removed from Srinagar city: SMC
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- About 20,000 Metric Tons of garbage were removed and disposed off from Srinagar city during the past 18 days. In a statement issued by the Srinagar Municipal Corporation, it was said that the sanitation drive was carried out throughout the city including hospitals, Government and private institutions and other areas. The statement said that 1500 dead animal carcasses have been removed and disposed off scientifically while 72 dewatering stations have been made operational in the areas like Kursoo, Raghbagh, Jawahernagar, Bemina and Qamawari besides putting into service mobile pumping stations. ...

Govt issues circular for facilitating issuance of Certificates/documents
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- The Government has decided to organize mobile camps in the affected areas for facilitating issuance of duplicate PRC, Ration Cards, Power/LPG connection, Voter Identity Cards, death certificates, driving licenses, registration and qualification certificates to those whose documents/certificates have been damaged in the recent floods. Accordingly, the Deputy Commissioners have been asked to organize mobile camps comprising officers/officials of the respective departments at conspicuous places to facilitate issuance of duplicate certificates/documents after proper verification/authentication. The Deputy Commissioners have been asked to submit progress...

 
 Other Stories
Assembly elections in the state should be held at the earliest:BSP
Jammu, September 30, (Scoop News)- Bahujan Samaj Party State President Tulsi Dass Langeh and State Gen. Sec. Rakesh Wazir in a joint statement asked the election Commission of India for early elections in J&K quite well before the expiry date of the present Government. The Leaders said that even the noble relief and re-habilitation funds ment for the badly hit victims of floods in J&K are boldly being used for the political mileage in our State by the ruling Party and there had been day to day complaints of all other leading Political Parties in the State as well in this regard and all these Parties are openly opposing the way of such distribution of relief which benefi...

PDP condoles demise of Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari
Srinagar, September 30, (Scoop News)- Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has deeply condoled the demise of veteran religious, spiritual and political leader, Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, who breathed his last on Tuesday. In a statement, the party patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and president, Mehbooba Mufti termed the death of Molvi Sahib a great loss to the society. “Molvi Sahib was a versatile personality who will be always remembered for his impeccability and praise worthy services to the society,” they said. The leaders said the deceased was not only a religious and spiritual leader of great repute but an outstanding political statesman as well. As a young scholar he had studied in Ir...

BJP Youth wing visits flood affected areas of Pulwama
Pulwama, September 30, (Scoop News)- BJP Yova Morcha (youth wing) on Tuesday visited flood affected areas of Pulwama district of South Kashmir and accessed the loss of property in the said areas. The team visited villages like Pahoo, Ratnipora, Padgampora, Malangpora, Dakripora, Gulzarpora, Token,, Panzgam, Litter, Naina, Nadoo, Gulbugh, Sangam and many more adjacent areas and interacted with the flood effected people. BJP Youva Morcha was lead by Advocate Narendra Raina ( State Youth President), other leaders include Munesh Sharma ( State General Secretary Youva Morcha), Mohammad...

AYUSH doctors treat 1,20,000 flood effected patients in Kashmir
Srinagar ,September 30, (Scoop News)- The Directorate of Indian system of medicine and Homeopathy at make shift base camp office in front of 50 bedded Govt. Unani Hospital Shaltang Srinagar. They operated many camps and a mega medical aid camp for the treatment of flood effected patients since 14th September under the supervision of director general ISM&H Dr. Abdul Kabir Dar. The Department Of ISM&H has organized 35 medical aid camps at various flood effected places and districts including Srinagar,Baramulla,Shopian,Budgam and Ganderbal. Thousands of patients have visited the mega me...

Governor,Ministers condole demise of Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari
Describe him a visionary, great religious leader
Jammu, September 30, (Scoop News)- N.N. Vohra, Governor, has expressed grief over the sad demise of Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari, Member, J&K Legislative Assembly and President of All J&K Shia Association. In the condolence message, the Governor has expressed sadness on the demise of Molvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari whom he had known for many years. He prayed for peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family in this hour of sadness. Chairman, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Council, Amrit Malhotra and Speaker, Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, Mubarak Gul have expressed grief over the sad demise of religious leader, Former Minister and sitting Legislator, ...

Congress leaders Sonia, Rahul visit flood hit Kashmir; assure help
Srinagar, September 29, (Scoop News)- Congress President, Sonia Gandhi and Vice President, Rahul Gandhi today visited flood hit area of South and Central Kashmir and assured the people of their help to mitigate their problems. The Congress Vice president promised full support to the flood-ravaged people of the State. “Congress party is with you. We will take up your issues with the Government and help you in whichever way we can,” Rahul told a gathering of flood affected at Dehruna village, 62 kilometers from Srinagar. Rahul said the party shares the grief of the people and has been helping them since the floods hit the State.”Our organisation, including Congress party, Sonia an...

Tara Chand reviews damages to education Infra
Srinagar, September 29, (Scoop News)- To review the damages done to education infrastructure in the recent floods, Deputy Chief Minister Tara Chand today called a high level meeting and discussed in detail various measures being undertaken to start regular school curriculum in flood hit areas. “The state has suffered huge losses in recent natural calamity and need of the hour is to immediately make alternate arrangements where ever there has been damages to the school buildings,” he said. Secretary, School Education Nirmal Sharma, Director School Education, Kashmir, Director, RMSA, CEO and other senior officers of the department attended the meeting. The meeting was informed about the d...

War Exercise:INDO-US Military training exercise in Uttarakhand
Udhmapur, September 29, (Scoop News)-The India-US Combined Military Training Exercise YUDH ABHYAS 2014, which commenced on 17 Sep 14 at Ranikhet and Chaubattia, is in progress. The exercise will terminate on 30 Sep 14,official spokperson said. He said that the exercise brought together troops of a Mountain Brigade of Indian Army and Company and Brigade Headquarter of the US Army. It is the tenth exercise in the Yudh Abhyas series, which started in 2004 under US Army Pacific partnership program. The exercise strengthens and broadens interoperability and cooperation between both the Armies...

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SWB organises free medical camp for flood affected
MLC JKPCC condemns the attack on Raj Deep Sardesai
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Adbi Kunj J&K, held a special prose and poetic criticism meet
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