Tuesday, October 21, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Rs. 89 cr. Interim Relief disbursed so far
Omar reviews progress on rehabilitation process
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- As many as Rs. 89 crores have so far been disbursed as interim relief amongst the flood affected families whose houses have been totally collapsed in the devastating floods. This information was given to Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah here on Monday in a high level meeting he chaired here to receive the appraisal of follow-up actions on the decisions taken to fast track the relief and rehabilitation process. The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir while giving brief on the subject said that the process of distributing interim relief to the affected families is on full swing. It was stated that 2849 families of Srinagar district who lost their houses totally in the floods have been distributed interim relief. It was stated that about 7000 such families have so far been provided this relief in the Valley. The meeting was informed that 99 percent power supply has been restored and systems have been made functional. However, it was mentioned that faults may occur in the supply sometimes due to ongoing repairs. It was stated that out of 228 sub-stations o...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Chrar-i-Sharief will be made centre of knowledge, research: Rather
Chrar-i-Sharief (Budgam),October 20, (Scoop News)- -The Minister for Finance and Ladakh Affairs, Mr Ab Rahim Rather in presence of the Minister for Higher education, Mr Mohd Akber Lone inaugurated Rs 90 cr. Government Model Degree College at Chrar-i-Sharief. The college spreading on sprawling 105 kanals of land is one among 4 model Degree colleges being set up in the State to provide modern higher education facilities to the students at their door steps. Addressing a mammoth public gathering on this occasion, Mr Rather said a modern Sheikh-ul-Alam Auditorium and Re-search Centre is also being set up adjacent to the college to evaluate and propagate teachings of the revered ...

Mufti for channelizing youth power towards building new Jammu & Kashmir
Srinagar, October 19, (Scoop News)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today said the heroic, humanitarian and compassionate spirit that has been on display in Kashmir during the last month’s devastating floods reassures us that, at critical moments, people of Jammu and Kashmir are able to come together in pursuit of a common purpose. Addressing a joint convention of PDP workers from Handwara, Langate and Kargil assembly segments here, Mufti said while unprecedented floods ravaged many parts of Jammu and Kashmir, consuming precious human lives, rendering thousands of ...

Central team holds meeting with CS,discuss restoration, relief package
Srinagar, October 19, (Scoop News)- The team sent by the Central Government to review the situation on ground in the flood- hit Jammu and Kashmir, today held meeting with Chief Secretary, Mohammad Iqbal Khandey here. Principal Secretary, Planning and Development, B R Sharma, Principal Secretary, Finance, B B Vyas, Principal Secretary, Home, Suresh Kumar, Principal Secretary PDD, A K Mehta, DGP, K Rajendra, all administrative secretaries and senior officers were also present. A presentation detailing sector wise quantum of loss and the steps taken by the Government to provide relief to the flood affected population and status of restoration works carried after the devastating flood...

Refugeee tag is a curse: Khanna
Jammu, October 19, (Scoop News)- Addressing a joint meeting of BJP State Office Bearers, senior leaders, District & Morcha Presidents and MLAs, Member of Parliament & J&K BJP Prabhari Avinash Rai Khanna said it is most unfortunate that even after 65 years of independence, a large population of this border state is living with the tag of ‘refugee” and are officially still treated as not the citizens of the state and BJP is committed to remove this tag for ever. Taking a dig at the state government for forwarding rehabilitation package for PoJK refugees just few days ahead of announcement of ...

 
 Ladakh News
Road named after 19TH Bakula Rinpoche inaugurated
Jora, Bhalla pay rich tributes recall his contributions
Jammu,October 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Urban Development and Urban Local Bodies Nawang Rigzin Jora and Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports Raman Bhalla today inaugurated the entrance road from railway station which has been named after the 19TH Bakula Rinpoche Later while addressing a large gathering of students and general public at the Ladakhi sarai Mr Jora said that the 19th Kushok Bakula Rinpoche the reincarnation of the Kushok Bakula Rinpoche was one of the best known lamas of Ladakh and is known as the architect of modern Ladakh. Paying rich tributes and recalling his contributions Jora said that Bakula Rinpoche was a statesman and internatio...

Workshop for election management organized at Leh
Leh, October 18, (Scoop News)- A one day workshop for election management was organized at Leh by Ladakh and Kargil Election Management Cell under the aegis of Tsering Dorgey District President and which was presided over by State General Secretary Kavinder Gupta and Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary Constituency Incharge & BJYM Prabhari Yudhvir Sethi. Various aspects of the election management were discussed and guidelines suited for the mountainous desert of the state were laid. The workshop was amongst others attended by State Working Committee Members, Distt. Office bearers, Mandal and booth level activists. Kavinder Gupta, in his instructive and illuminative discourse on the subject thre...

Unidentified body found in Kargil
Srinagar, October 18, (Scoop News)- Police Kargil recovered an unidentified male body from the premises of Boys Higher Secondary School Drass, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Drass. The body is lying in mortuary room of Sub District Hospital Drass for identification. Police has registered a case in this regard. ...

Body of Indian solider recovered after over two decades
Partapur(Siachen base ) October 17, (Scoop News)- Body of an Indian solider,Tula Ram Patil of Marashtra was recovered on Friday after about 21 years , a senior defence official told Scoop News. He said Patil fell into a deep crevasse of the glacier in 1993 while traversing northern flank during patrolling. Siachen is the worlds highest battlefield where two opposing armies IP are locked ...

Fire & Fury Corps commemorates "Remembrance Day" of defenders of Ladakh during tribal raid
Leh (Ladakh), October 16, (Scoop News)_To commemorate the bravery and courage of the people of Ladakh and Indian Army in 1947 against the Pakistani raiders, the Fire and Fury Corps, is celebrating "Defenders of Ladakh (1947) --Remembrance Day" at the newly constructed picturesque Colonel Sonam Wangchuk, (MVC) Stadium. According to a defence official, the celebrations of the historic event, a T-20 CricketTournament, Polo Tournament, Archery Competition and Tent Pegging Competition between the teams of the Ladakh region were being organised since Wednesday. He said a marathon run woul...

Tourism dept. decided to start fencing work of Golf Course at Leh,
Leh,October 16, (Scoop News)- To speedup the ongoing works on Golf Course at Shey-sMnla, Leh, the Executive Councilor for Tourism Shafi Lasu convened a meeting of Director Tourism J&K Talat Parvez with all the heads of the concerned departments including CEO, Leh Development Authority, Leh, A.D Tourism, Leh, CPO, Leh, Exn. PDD, Exn. Construction and A.D Fisheries, Leh in his office chamber today afternoon. The meeting decided to start the fencing work of Golf Course immediately for which all the materials have been already procured and decided to buy cement from Construction Division on credit. For shifting of H.T Electric Line from the Golf Course, the Director Tourism Talat Parvez ...

Placing of Ladakh in Y class City, demanded
Leh,October 16, (Scoop News)- Endorsing the proposal submitted by the Central Govt. Employees of Ladakh with regard to the placing of Ladakh in the Yclass City, CEC, LAHDC, Rigzin Spalbar in a letter to the Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur, Chairman, Seventh Central Pay Commission, Camp Leh has urged upon considering the proposal with favourable recommendations to the GOI. He has stated that with Ladakh becoming a major tourist destination, the airfare escalates to almost Rs. 27000 during winter months which remains the only medium to travel outside Ladakh and in such cases he calls their demand for Leave Travel Concession (LTC) to be made admissible for all the family members genuine. He has...

Cultural Academy organizes on spot lecture competition at Leh
Leh, October 15, (Scoop News)- With an aim to infuse speaking skill in local language among the younger generations, the J&K Cultural Academy Leh with the financial support of Gelong Lobzang Nyantak, Councilor Upper-Leh organized an “ on spot lecture competition” today at Leh under the banner “Ladakh Youth Conference on Ladakhi Language” in which 28 students from different Govt. and private schools from Sakti to Saspol participated. Gelong Nyantak Councilor Upper Leh was the chief guest on the occasion and among those attended the event include Councilor Phyang Tsering Sonam, Abdul Gani Sheikh, Dr. Jamyang Gyalson, Khanpo Konchok Fanday, Gelong Thupstan Paldan, Mipham Otsal, Educa...

 
 Debate
A Pariah State and its Terror Army
Brig Anil Gupta Pakistan is a complex nation with several centres of power – the Army, the ISI, the extremists, the religious groups and the beleaguered civilian establishment. From a “failed state” it is soon becoming a “pariah state.” One thing is certain that there has been a “silent coup” in the country wherein Nawaz Sharif has been overpowered by his name sake Chief of the Army Staff. The former has not only been tamed but been made a lame-duck prime minister. The Army is calling the shots, it is writing the script, it is dictating terms and the civilian government is merely...

At It As Usual
By B L Saraf The destruction brought by the September floods in the Valley was so swift and humongous that people could do nothing except stand dumb witness to it and suffer the consequences . Some parts in Jammu province , too, could not escape the fury .The floods swept away hundreds of lives , assets built over ages , carrier hopes and marital fortunes of so many . Thanks to the timely intervention by the Army and Para military forces and the relief efforts of the Central government the scale of damage was contained . But , the unfolding after effects of the tragedy , as days g...

A renewed U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century
By Narendra Modi and Barack Obama Narendra Modi is Prime Minister of India. Barack Obama is President of the United States. As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have each shaped the positive trajectory of human history, and through our joint efforts, our natural and unique partnership can help shape international security and peace for years to come. Ties between the United States and India are rooted in the shared desire of our citizens for justice and e...

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 ...

 Jammu News
Gandhi Nagar hospital to have all modern Medicare facilities: Bhalla
Jammu,October 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Housing, Horticulture, Culture, Youth Services and Sports 20 Raman Bhalla, today said that the Gandhi Nagar hospital is being equipped with all advance Medicare facilities to cater to the increasing rush of patients and reduce pressure on Government Medical College Hospital (GMCH) and Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital (SMGSH) . The Minister was speaking while chairing a meeting of the Rogi Kalyan Samiti (RKS) of Gandhi Nagar hospital here this morning. Medical Superintendent Dr. M Younis Choudhary (Member Secretary RKY) Deputy Director Information (PR) Mrs Afshan Masood, besides other members of RKY were present in the meeting. The Minister s...

Secretary Cooperative department reviews functioning of the department
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- Secretary, Cooperative Department, R K Koul evaluated the performance of the RFD (Result Framework Document) for Jammu division for 2014-15, at Jammu today. The Secretary reviewed the sectoral achievements pertaining to the RFD for the year 2014-15 up to ending September, 2014 of both the wings viz Audit and Supervision of Jammu division. The Secretary asked the audit wing Jammu to speed up audit of the societies of Jammu Divison. He further stressed upon the district officers/block officers of the department to conduct maximum number of inspections of the societies falling within their respective jurisdictions so as to achieve th...

Central team visits Flood hit areas of Reasi
REASI, October 19, (Scoop News)-A high level Central team today visited flood hit areas of Reasi including worst affected Dera Bawa and Chassana villages of the district, to review the post flood situation, relief and rehabilitation measures. The team has been constituted by the Government of India (GOI) to undertake an extensive study of the devastation caused in the state by last month’s floods. Atleast 20 persons had lost their lives in the September flash floods and landslides in Dera Bawa and Chassana villages of the district. The Central team comprising Director Monitoring in Central Water Commission, Vivek Tripathi, Superintending Engineer in the Commission, Aditya Prakash, ...

Full Dress rehearsal of National police day 2014 held
Jammu, October 19, (Scoop News)-Full dress rehearsal of National Police Day 2014 was held today. Shakeel A. Beig, IPS DIG Jammu accompanied by Shri Vijay Singh Sambyal, IPS DIG IR Jammu inspected the final rehearsal of Police contingents in connection with National Police Day 2014 at Police Martyrs Memorial Railway Station Jammu and also inspected the preparedness of main function at Police Stadium Gulshan Ground Jammu. The National Police Day 2014 is scheduled to be held on 21st October 2014. National Police Day is observed every year in the country to pay tribute to police martyrs who lay down their lives while fighting militancy and performing law and order duties. The organising as wel...

Change imminent in J&K, PDP going to create history: Karra
BHADERWAH,October 19, (Scoop News)-Seeking support of the people to establish a new system of justice and good governance in Jammu and Kashmir, Lok Sabha member from Srinagar parliamentary constituency and senior leader of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Tariq Hamid Karra today said that change is imminent in the State as the was proved in the Parliamentary elections. He said that Parliament elections are clear indications that PDP is going to form government on its own in J&K. Addressing one day convention of party workers at Bhaderwah, Mr Karra said that PDP has emerged a strong, credible and trustworthy voice of the people of J&K and it has been proved in the Parliament elections. “Bigg...

Congress brought Jammu at par with Kashmir : Madan
Akhnoor,October 19, (Scoop News)- Madan Lal Sharma Veteran Congress leader and former Minister & MP demanded more seats and recruitment of Doctors, Engineers and other Technical wings for Jammu Region on the basis of Population and hilly/tough terrain . He said that uniform combined test is not appropriate and there should be separate recruitment for Jammu Region in view of it being thickly populated . Mr. Sharma said this while addressing a series of Public meetings at Nai Basti Palwan, Pangari Raje Chack & Kharkana Tok Jagir . EX. MP lauded the role of Shri Sham Lal Sharma PHE Minister ...

Nation heading towards Congress Mukt Bharat: Balbir
Jammu, October 19, (Scoop News)- With the splendid victory of BJP in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, people in these two states have displayed their determination to dump Congress and bring in BJP, which according to them can provide stable, dynamic and people friendly governments. This was stated by BJP State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan while commenting on the splendid victory of the BJP in Maharashtra and Haryana. Balbir Ram said, “The continuation of trend after historic victory in Lok Sabha election, has clearly indicated that the Nation is heading towards “Congress M...

Gen Hooda, GoC in C Northern Command, felicitates Corps of Military Police
on its 74th Raising Day
Udhampur, October 18, (Scoop News)_The Corps of Military Police (CMP) of the Indian Army which is responsible for assisting in maintenance of good order and military discipline and control of movement of men, material and vehicles, celebrated its ‘74th Raising Day’ on Saturday, a defence spokesman said. The Corps of Military Police was raised on October 18, 1940 at Bombay now Mumbai. Since then, it has carved a niche for itself in the Indian Army with its sterling performance and dedicated professionalism in pursuit of excellence. To commemorate the momentous occasion at Udhampur Military Station, the personnel of the Corps organised a special ‘Sainik Sammelan’ as a forum to reded...

 
 Kashmir News
1 died, 06 injured in road accidents
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- One person died while six others were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A Tipper bearing registration number JK05B/0997 hit and injured a pedestrian Abdul Rehman Chopan son of Abdul Satar Chopan resident of Ugmuna at Wussan Crossing, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kunzer, Tangmarg. The injured succumbed to his injuries on way to hospital. Police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, a Sumo bearing registration number JK05B/9862 and a Tipper bearing registration number JK15C/6014 collided at Galibal Chandoosa, Baramulla. In this accident, six persons including the driver of Sumo were injured. All the injured were ...

Mirwaiz offers gratitude to SGPC chief for setting up relief camp during recent floods in Sriangar
APHC jubilates his inclusion among 500 influential Muslims
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)_The entire leadership of APHC burst into jubiliation over the inclusion of APHC leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in the list of the world’s 500 Most Influential Muslim political leader from Muslim world for 2014-15 by the prestigious Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISSC), Jordan. All Hurriyat Conference constituents and the people of Kashmir Monday expressed their satisfaction over the fact that Muslim world had acknowledged the separatist movement of people of valley led by the Mirwaiz. The Hurriyat leaders said that Mirwaiz’s political, social and religious contributions were being recognized on Islamic world level and that is why Mirwaiz was...

TiH resolves to weed out corrupt, tainted politicians from system
ensure justice for all
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)_Accusing the political parties for exploiting the plight of common people for political interest, the president of newly formed Tehreek i Haq (TiH), Dr Mohammad Ashraf, Monday appealed people to vote for his party in the upcoming assembly elections for the change. He said the Tehreek i haq has been formed to ensure that all people irrespective of their religion and region will be provided justice,security and rights under the transparent political set up. “Our political and administrative system is corrupt without any transparency and accountability owing to which the poor are become poorer and powerful become more powerful", Dr Ashraf said whil...

Necessary mechanism put in place for rehabilitation of flood affectees: Sagar
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)-Minister for Rural Development and Panchayats, 20 Ali Mohammad Sagar has said that the Government has put in place the necessary mechanism for ensuring that the flood affectees are properly rehabilitated. “But it is unfortunate that vested interests are trying to politicize the human tragedies that have befallen the state since last decades for their ulterior political motives”, he added The Minister was addressing huge gathering after laying the foundation stone of the community hall at Budgam the other day. MLA, Aga Rahullah, Director Rural Development Kashmir, Mir Altaf Ahmed, Senior officers of District Administration and eminent political activists ...

Rajendra reviews status of CCTN System
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- Director General of Police (DGP), 20 K. Rajendra Kumar reviewed the status of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) in the State, post floods. He said that in view of the forthcoming elections, the system has gained much importance and the project needs to be restored on priority. 20 Rajendra was taking stock of the functioning of CCTNS in a high level meeting held at Crime Headquarters here today. He sought reports on the damages caused to the project due to recent floods and the present status of system. He said that in the forthcoming elections, the network would help to keep vigil on the activities in busiest places and track the offende...

Peerzada reviews rehabilitation and developmental works of Kokernag constituency
Anantnag, October 20, (Scoop News)-Government is committed to provide every possible help and assistance to the flood hit people of the state. For this purpose District Administration has been directed to provide financial assistance to the flood victims and free ration to the consumers. This was disclosed at a review meeting chaired by Hajj Auqaf and Public Enterprises Minister Peerzada Mohammad Syed at Kokernag to take stock of the arrangements and to review the developmental works of Kokernag constituency. While taking sector-wise review the Minister was informed that under R&B sector 13Km were blacktopped, 30km road length made fair-weather under 2nd and 3rd grade, 17 culverts cons...

Mughal Road jugular vein between two regions of State: Wani
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- Terming Mughal Road as jugular vein between the two regions of the State, Minister for Roads & Building, 20 Abdul Majid Wani today said that the prestigious and historic project had became the reality only due to liberal funding from the Government of India and especially its approval to full funding under Prime Minster Reconstruction Plan (PMRP) at an estimated cost of Rs. 63985 crore during the regime of UPA-Ist & IInd. He said that the project provides connectivity to Rajouri and Poonch District with Kashmir Valley, besides an alternative link to NH1A connecting Kashmir with rest of the Country. The Minister said that the Mughal Road due to its high...

Dr. Jitendra Singh meets Governor
Srinagar, October 19, (Scoop News)-Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, called on Mr. N.N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. Dr. Singh discussed with the Governor the ongoing relief and rehabilitation work in the Valley on account of recent floods and issues relating to the cross International Border and the Line of Control firing in the Jammu region. They also discussed existing issues relating to the educational sector and the quality of research being undertaken in the professional and educational institutions in J&K. The Governor, who is the Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board, discussed with Dr. Singh the urgent need ...

 
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To realize 44+, BJP must end Kashmiri rulers’ hypocrisy: SRS
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- Shri Ram Sena Jammu and Kashmir while expressing its happiness over the overwhelming victory of Bhartiya Janta Party in Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections, congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team for ousting the previous inefficient and corrupt governments from those states. In a press release issued here today, Shri Ram Sena state president Rajiv Mahajan said, now it is the turn of Jammu and Kashmir State to relieve it from the corrupt and biased state coalition government of Congress and National Conference. Shri Ram Sena vows to extend its unconditional support to BJP if it (BJP) assures to end the hypocrisy of Kashmiri rulers...

BJP’s poll graph declining fast::Bhim Singh
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- “BJP has no reason to beat drums in Maharashtra when it has lost its percentage of polls from recently held Lok Sabha election. BJP had secured 31% of votes in Lok Sabha polls in Maharashtra whereas its percentage came down to 27.8 in the Assembly election. The BJP, in spite of its wholehearted efforts to communalize the electoral environment failed miserably to catch Maratha votes in Maharashtra. The Maratha votes got divided in three segments, Shiv Sena, Congress and NCP (19.3 + 18.0 + 17.2). This makes 54.5% of the total votes besides the votes polled by other smaller parties and independent. The BJP has nothing to celebrate with just 27.8% of votes which...

Veeri cautions against nefarious designs of ruling party
Karra seeks peoples’ support to make J&K free from NC
KISTHWAR, October 20, (Scoop News)-Seeking a decisive mandate for changing fate of the people of Jammu and Kashmir, senior leader of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Lok Sabha member from Srinagar Parliamentary segment, Tariq Hamid Karra today said that coming Assembly elections were not just to elect MLAs but to elect a chief minister for this sensitive State. “Mufti Mohammad Sayeed during his earlier tenure as Chief Minister of J&K has proved how to deliver good governance to the people by bringing transparency and accountability in the government”, Mr Karra said while addressing an impressive public meeting Kishtwar along with other senior leaders of the party. Leader of the Op...

GGF Peace Summit held at Washington
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- Gandhi Global Family organised Peace Summit at Fraser Mansion, Washington-DC USA. Today on the eve of 85th birth anniversary of late Founder of GGF PadmaVibushan Dr.Nirmala Deshpande.While paying floral tribute to Didi Nirmala Deshpande, Padmashri S P Varma Vice President GGF threw light on her work & life, remembering her for her contribution towards Peace World Wide & especially to strengthening of People to People contact among SAARC Countries. He appealed to the gathering from various parts of the World to come forward and work for Peace building process by following the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr which is certainly achievabl...

Injured cop succumbs in Srinagar
Wreath lying ceremony held in DPL
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- A Policeman who was injured in a stone pelting incident in Srinagar July this year succumbed to his injuries in a hospital here. A wreath laying ceremony was organized for the martyr in DPL Srinagar, today. Constable Waseem Ahmad Bhat was injured in a stone pelting incident at Duck Park, Fore Shore Road Nigeen Hazratbal on 29-07-2014 when a police party was pelted upon at the place after receiving a report of anti social activity going on at the said spot. He succumbed to his injuries at SKIMS Soura Srinagar, today. A Wreath laying ...

Air Chief Raha to call on PM Shinzo Abe during his four day visit of Japan
meeting several Air Chiefs
New Delhi, October 20, (Scoop News Bureau)_The Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha, will be leaving on a four day visit to Japan on Tuesday to participate in the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Japanese Air Self-Defence Force(JASDF), a defence spokesman said. He said during the visit the Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha would meet Prime Minister Mr Shinzo Abe, Defence Minister Mr Akinori Eto, Gen Harukazu Saitoh, Chief of Staff, JASDF. During the Symposium in Japan the Chief of Air Staff would be interacting with the Air Chiefs of Australia, Indonesia, Vietnam, United Kingdom and Commander PACAF of USA, the spokesman said. The discussions, he said, would be on ‘Fut...

Governor for increased focus on rainfed agriculture
Srinagar, October 20, (Scoop News)- N. N. Vohra, Governor, today emphasized the vital importance of State farm Universities and Agriculture Production Departments devoting specific attention towards the identification of all possible measures for improving the productivity of rainfed areas in the state. The Governor also stressed the importance of popularizing the best practices in the agriculture and horticulture sectors and providing recognition and encouragement to progressive farmers. To reach out to the maximum number of farmers, the Governor suggested that every Krishi Vigyan Kendra should organize half yearly Kissan Melas, particularly in the remote and far-off areas of the State. H...

Kichloo stresses for accelerating joint venture process of sapphire project at Padder in Kishtwar
Jammu, October 20, (Scoop News)- Minister of State for Industries and Commerce 20 Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo today stressed the need for accelerating the pace of process of proposed mega Sapphire project under Joint Venture mode in Padder area of Kishtwar district of Jammu region. The Minister was addressing a special meeting of Board of Directors of Jammu and Kashmir Minerals convened here today to review and discuss Joint venture structuring option report submitted by the transaction advisor regarding the project. Financial Commissioner, Industries and Commerce 20 Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, was also present in the meeting. The meeting discussed threadbare various aspects of the report and decided...

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Reasi unit of BJP organizes one day convention in connection with Mission 44+
NC biggest hurdle in relief, rehab process of flood victims:Parra
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PoK Refugees' Sammaan samaroh at Resham Ghar
Sakina congratulates people of Manzgam
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