Tuesday, July 28, 2015
 
 Top Stories of The Day
India’s Missile Man & Former President APJ Abdul Kalam is No More
JK Governer ,CM ,others shocked over demise of former President APJ Abdul Kalam
New Delhi/Jammu,July 27 (Scoop News)- India’s Missile Man and Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam has died on Monday following a cardiac arrest at a function in IIM-Shillong. He was 84.Earlier, he was was hospitalized in a very critical condition. Dr Abdul Kalam , was the 11th President of India who held the post from July 25, 2002 to July 25, 2007. He was a renowned scientist and is considered to be the main brain behind India's space and missile programme. Meanwhile J&K Governor, N.N. Vohra, expressed heartfelt grief on hearing about the sad passing away of former President Dr. APJ Kalam and prayed for his soul resting in peace. The Governor recalled his working closely with Dr. Kalam during 1985-1993 when Vohra was serving in the Defence Ministry and Dr. Kalam was heading DRDO’s crucial Integrated Missile Development Programme Hyderabad. Later, they worked t...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
JK CM condemns Punjab terror attacks
Srinagar,July 27 (Scoop News)-JK Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, has expressed shock and grief over the terror attacks that took place in Gurdaspur district of Punjab today in which eight persons were killed and several others got injured. Condemning the attack, the Chief Minister called for greater cooperation and sharing of information between the states to counter such incidents in future which threaten the safety and security of the innocent people. Extending his support to Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab, in this hour of grief, Mufti Sayeed said his prayers are with the families of those who lost their dear ones in the attack. The Chief Minister ...

Amarnathji Yatra crosses 3 lakh mark,Sonamarg Baltal Road reopens
4746 pay obeisance at Holy Cave
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Governor N.N. Vohra, who is Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB), today held a meeting at the Raj Bhavan to review the to-date status of the ongoing Yatra, which commenced from both Baltal and Pahalgam routes on 2nd July, 2015. P.K. Tripathi, Chief Executive Officer and Shri Jitendra Kumar Singh, Additional Chief Executive Officer of SASB, informed the Governor that following the opening of Sonamarg Baltal road which remained blocked near the Fish Pond Point for the last two days was cleared for traffic from today, Monday morning, and vehicles...

Several student leaders approach ACC, 'plan to involve youth and students in ongoing movement for AIIMS':Sharma
Jammu, July 27, (Scoop News)-Charging BJP of pushing the people of Jammu region to the wall and forcing them to take to streets to get their demand for the establishment of the sanctioned AIIMS in Jammu fulfilled, chairman of the AIIMS Coordination Committee (ACC) and president of the JKHBA, Jammu, Abhinav Sharma, Monday declared that ACC would organise a candle light protest march on Saturday. "The ACC would organize a massive candle light protest march on July 29 (Saturday), which would start from Ambphalla Chowk, Near Central Jail, at 7 pm, he also said while urging all sections of society to participate in the proposed rally so that a right message goes to those who have been harming t...

JK Governor launches Ambulance Service
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Governor N.N. Vohra launched a new Ambulance Service at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre SKICC here today. Choudhary Lal Singh, Minister for Health & Medical Education, was present on the occasion. These ambulances have been donated by “Sarhad” a Pune based NGO and an educational organization, “Sakal Media Group” of Maharashtra. The Ambulance Service will be run by the “H.N Wanchoo Trust” in association with the State Health Department. Speaking on the occasion, the Governor observed that a well coordinated approach is required to fill t...

 
 Ladakh News
Kargil Vijay Diwas celebrated at Drass war memorial
PM pays tribute to Kargil martyrs
Kargil, July 26 (Scoop News)- The 16th Operation Vijay Diwas was celebrated at Drass War Memorial Kargil, GOC-in-C Northern Command, Lieutenant General DS Hooda,was the chief guest and along other Senior Officers of Indian Army and Local dignitaries paid tribute to the martyrs of the Operation Vijay during Kargil war in 1999. On the occasion scores of relatives of martyrs of Kargil war also participated in the ceremony of Operation Vijay Diwas. Lieutenant General DS Hooda told that the victory of OP Vijay was a historical victory. He told that Indian Army has significantly strength...

Govt making earnest efforts for upliftment of Tribals: Zulfkar
Leh, July 26 (Scoop News)-Minister for Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD) and Tribal Affairs, Ch. Zulfkar Ali said that the Government under the leadership of Chief Minister, Mufti Muhammad Sayeed is making earnest efforts for socio-economic development of weaker sections of the State, adding that various initiatives have been taken by the Government to cater the needs of such underprivileged communities. This was stated by the Minister during an extensive tour of the tribal villages of Durbugh block here today. The Minister was accompanied by Secretary Tribal Affairs, Director Tribal Affairs, Director, CA&PD besides other senior officers. Interacting with the tribals,...

IAF missions unnerved PAF during Kargil conflict, forced them to retreat
IAF carried out 6500 sorties including air strikes in 60 day long operation "Safed Sagar".
Drass (Kargil), July 26, (Scoop News)-Employing the Indian Air Force in the 1999 Kargil War was an audacious decision of the Indian Government taken on May 25, 1999. Air Strikes began the very next day on May 26, over the icy heights of Kargil sector. The decision yielded unprecedented rewards by paving way for the ultimate victory in operation 'Safed Sagar' which continued for 60 days. The conditions were tough both with respect to the terrain of the battlefield at a height of 18,000 ft as well as the operational limitations coupled with the short notice on which IAF was pressed int...

Zulfkar pays surprise visit of CAPD stores in Kargil
Kargil,July 25 (Scoop News)- The Minister for Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution (CA&PD) and Tribal Affairs, Ch. Zulfkar Ali visited tribal areas of Ladakh and stock of the grievances of the people. He also met nomads of various areas of J&K putting in Drass sector of Kargil besides making surprise inspections of food stores in the area. After listening to the grievances, the Minister issued on spot directions to Director CA&PD Kashmir for making arrangement of ration to all these nomads living in Ladakh region. Meanwhile, Minister during the visit made surprise inspections of Food Store located in Matian and Drass areas in Ladakh region and instructed the officers and offici...

Chief of Army Staff Visit at Kargil War Memorial
Kargil,July 25 (Scoop News)-Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag laid a wreath at Kargil War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas at Drass today, a defence spokesman said on Saturday. He said that Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag along with Army Commander Northern Command Lt Gen DS Hooda, GOC Fire & Fury Corps Lt Gen SK Patyal and GOC 8 Mountain Division visited at the engraved names of Kargil Martyrs at the site of Kargil War Memorial. Suhag pays a floral tribute to “Veer Bhoomi” at the site of Kargil War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil...

Chhering Dorjey assesses damages due to sudden flood in Gya-Meru Nallah
Leh,July 24 (Scoop News)-To assess the damages due to sudden flood in Gya-Meru Nallah, the Minister for Cooperatives J&K Chhering Dorjey today along with Executive Engineer I&FC/PHE, Executive Engineer Construction, BDO Kharu, Tehslider Kharu and officials of Commend area visited Gya, Rumtsey, Sasoma and Meru villages. Due to flood, the Leh –Manali road is also blocked since three days, as between Lato and Meru village at Chalung area about 40 Mtrs road was completely washed away on 20th July 2015. About 200 vehicles along with tourists coming to Leh are also stranded in the Gya-Meru...

Indian Artillery maintained its true spirit of Izzat O Iqbal during Kargil conflict
Bofors enabled deep strike on enemy's gun positions. 250000 shells,bombs & rockets fired in entire period, such sustained firing not witnessed even during WW II.
Drass,(Kargil), July 24, (Scoop News)-Major highlights of all the operations in “Operation Vijay” was comprehensive destruction of enemy defences and suppression of enemy artillery forcing them to vacate their defences, leaving behind a large cache of arms, ammunition, equipment and stores. The suppression of enemy small arms and artillery fire reduced own casualties considerably. The infantry battalion Commanding Officers, company commanders, platoon commanders and men did not mince words in expressing their gratitude to the gunners. The role of Artillery in the battlefield, as...

Div Com reviews stock, supply position of Ladakh region
Srinagar, July 24 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Samoon convened a high level officers meeting here today and reviewed the stock and supply position of Ladakh region. The meeting was attended by various officers of Kashmir division besides representatives of Sindh View Transport Union, Ganderbal and Zafran Truck Union Khrew. Threadbare discussions were held on various issues regarding supply of cement trucks and other essential commodities to Ladakh region, repairs renovation and widening work on national highway and other related issues. Dr. Samoon directed the concerned authorities to ensure supply of 25 cement trucks ...

 
 Debate
AIIMS Fight - Do or Die For Jammu
Straight Talk
By K B Jandial Jammu appears to have woken up against discriminations. AIIMS has become a rallying point for the people who transcending the barriers of castes and ideologies are associating with the ever increasing demand for AIIMS in Jammu under the aegis of non-political AIIM Coordination Committee (ACC). It is gradually becoming a fight to finish and if succeeded, no Govt. with how so huge mandate it might have, would not ever dare to barter away Jammu’s genuine interests. First shocked at the sacrifice of Jammu’s interest at the time of formation of the BJP’s first...

Is it working well ?
BJP-PDP alliance
By Amit Kushari When the PDP leadership of Kashmir decided to join hands with BJP, to form a govt. in J&K, in March 2015, many people were surprised. PDP represents a large cross section of Kashmiri Muslims who would like to maintain a distance from BJP, like most other Muslims of India. PDP could have joined hands with Congress also to form a govt. and with a little bit of support from Independents and others the alliance would have got a thin majority. However, Mufti Sahib decided against that and shook hands with BJP–taking the risk of annoying his own voters. Being a shrewd s...

End Discrimination, Connect Jammu with Kashmir
By K B Jandial At a mega event at Jammu on Friday organized to commemorate the birth centenary of late veteran Congress leader Girdhari Lal Dogra, more than PM Modi it was Mufti Sayeed who made a most significant public commitment to the people of J&K the fulfillment of which has potential to bury the never-ending undercurrent of regional tension in the State even though all Kashmiri leaders had been making hyperbolic statements on “resolution of Kashmir issue” which otherwise has no solution in sight. Mufti was candid when he said "It is my dream to connect J&K with the co...

Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, no takers in Jammu
By K B Jandial Historically, July 13, 1931 is a watershed day in the annals of Kashmir’s struggle against autocratic rule for democratic rights that put Sheikh Mohd Abdullah in the centre stage of the movement which culminated in end of hereditary rule of Maharaja. Twenty one Kashmiris fell to the bullets of the Maharaja’s police outside Central Jail, Srinagar. The gory events that unfolded on that day in downtown Srinagar had its roots in the developments taken place in Kashmir’s political landscape in the recent past including fierce propaganda against Maharaja’s rule and an alle...

The Dangers of an Ex RAW Chief’s Tell-All
By Omar Abdullah For the last few days, mainstream media and social media alike have been abuzz discussing the hitherto unacknowledged aspects of the role of Indian intelligence agencies in Kashmir. What was commonly whispered and gossiped about in the Valley was suddenly brought front and centre after a series of interviews by AS Dulat, the former RAW chief. These interviews by Dulat are part of the circuit all authors go on to drum up interest in their forthcoming publications, in this case, Dulat’s book – Kashmir: The Vajpayee Years. I’ll start with a caveat, this...

Fulfill promise on AIIMS—BJP’s litmus test
By K B Jandial In democracies the real sovereigns are the people, howsoever politically immature and uneducated they may be, but they get an opportunity to issue their “decree” only after five years, six years in case of J&K which the last vestige of emergency. The rulers (ruling parties) who descend on the throne in the name of “service” of the people start showing signs of amnesia after elections. The politics of amnesia is as old as is our democracy because the people who make to the temples of democracy after lot of struggle at all levels and incurring huge money want quick return, but on personal account. So, they keep the promises on backburner. This happened witho...

Debating controversial resolution
By K.N. Pandita Occasionally, Markandey Katju comes under limelight in national media. To many people, his statements on political and social issues spring surprise because these seem outlandish or at least bizarre to them. Known for stirring hornet’s nest, Katju has recently made his observations about some of the leading national figures. Our parliamentarians considered his observations derogatory. In a show of respect for outstanding figures of national politics, the parliamentarians passed a resolution condemning the comments of Katju as something tantamount to national insult. Katju has filed a case before the Supreme Court of India, desiring it to quash the res...

The art of subtle denial
By K.N. Pandita In recent attacks carried out by ISSI crusaders in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, the count of fatalities has risen to over sixty. In the tiny state of Kuwait it was the first bomb explosion inside a Shia mosque. Earlier a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia was also targeted. Contrary to the established Islamic tradition of observing Ramadhan as the month of peace and virtuous deeds, ISIS spokesman gave a call to the mujahideen to strike at identified targets and create mayhem. Simul...

 Jammu News
Dy CM condemns Gurdaspur incident
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh has condemned the Gurdaspur incident in which several people were killed today. In a statement, the Deputy Chief Minister while condemning the incident said that these incidents are the hanidwork of elements trying to create disturbances in the country. He said that we should condemn such acts as are being carried out by the forces inimical to peace and tranquility and are aimed at creating an atmosphere of fear in the country. Dr. Singh said that these forces would be strictly dealt with so that occurrence of these violent incidents does not take place in future. He appealed people of the State to maintai...

Rajouri admn finalizes arrangements for Budha Amarnath Yatra
Rajouri, July 27 (Scoop News)- The district administration reviewed and finalized arrangements for Budha Amarnath Yatra commencing from 19thAugust 2015 in an officers meeting held here today. The meeting had detailed deliberation on various issues for smooth and successful conduct of Yatra. All the officers were asked to ensure that arrangements relating to their respective departments are put in place well in time. Arrangements like adequate supply of drinking water, cleanliness of the venue, construction of temporary sheds for community kitchens, ration, and LPG supply, security arrangements, maintenance of road, medical facilities etc were deliberated upon in detail and the concern...

Gurdaspur Police Station attack, undeclared aggression, needs befitting response:Bhim
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)- “Gurdaspur terrorists’ attack is condemnable and undeclared aggression by the enemies whosoever, it may be. The Prime Minister should convene all party meeting without delay and seek a magnanimity on the action that India shall have to take in the interest of sovereignty, integrity and security of the country.” Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party said in his statement from Srinagar. Prof.Bhim said that the important thing that he said noticed was that there is lack of coordination between different states and Central agencies and paramilitary forces in Punjab as is the case in J&K. He said that it is surpris...

NC Committed for empowerment of Women :Satwant Dogra
Appeals Government to roll back the additional tax on Petrol//Diesel
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)- Provincial President of Women Wing Satwant Kaur Dogra was today felicitated by the women delegate and workers of National Conference on her visit to Samba. She was welcomed and garlanded by the workers. Speaking on the occasion the newly appointed women wing Chief thanked entire senior leadership of National Conference for the trust they reposed in her and added that she will work hard to fulfill the aspiration and expectations of the womenfolk and will work diligently for welfare and dignity of women. She said her focus would be to strengthen the party at const...

AIIMS Coordination Committee’s agitation politically motivated:Munish
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)-BJP State General Secretary Munish Sharma has said that the agitation launched by the AIIMS Coordination Committee is politically motivated, particularly when the central and state leaders of Bhartiya Janta Party including Dr. Jitendra Singh, MoS PMO, Science, Information and Technology and Dr. Nirmal Singh, Deputy CM of J&K State have publically promised that Govt. of India is committed to establish AIIMs in Jammu and the announcement in this regards shall be made very shortly. In a press statement he said that persons behind the agitation belong to those pa...

Army recalls sacrifices of its valiant soldiers with solemnity on 16th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Divas
Udhampur, July 26, (Scoop News)-To honour and recall the sacrifices of our brave and valiant soldiers, the 16th Anniversary of the Kargil Vijay Diwas was celebrated at Udhampur, with due solemnity and dignity, a defence spokesman said on Sunday. He said as part of the celebrations, the Kargil War Memorial at the Sharadhanjali Park was illuminated in the evening and all ranks and families of the Garrison paid their homage and expressed eternal gratitude towards the 'Saviours of the Nation', by lighting candles. "The day is a special occasion for the Indian Army for being the anniv...

Sukhnadan,Bali, Jugal visit Domana, pay tribute to late senior BJP leader
Jammu, , July 26 (Scoop News)-Minister for Social Welfare Bali Bhagat, Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood control Sukhnandan Kumar Choudhry, and Member of Parliament Jugal Kishore today visited SERI-PANDTIAN in Block Raipur, Domana and paid tribute to the senior BJP leader late Pt. Sita Ramji in the presence of a huge gathering, here. During the visit, the ministers and MP were apprised about the problems being faced by the people of the area. They said that the coalition Government is abreast of the problems and hardships confronted by the people of the State and has prio...

Lal Singh stresses on ensuring better healthcare facilities to people
Basholi, July 26 (Scoop News)- Minister for Health and Medical Education, ARI and Trainings, Ch.Lal Singh today stressed be need to put in dedicated and sincere efforts to provide better healthcare facilities to the people in every nook and corner of the State, adding that focus of the Government is to provide improve healthcare facilities to the people at their doorsteps health institutions. This was stated by the Minister while interacting with the medicos and para-medics after inspecting the healthcare facilities being provided to the people at Community Health Centre (CHC) Basholi, here today. He also listened problems of doctors and para-medics and said that government h...

 
 Kashmir News
APHC (M) denounces alleged harassment of people at Radwani-Kulgam by govt. forces
Srinagar, July 27, (Scoop News)-The APHC spokesman while condemning the alleged harassment of people by the government forces in Radwani Kulgam of South Kashmir by imposing repeated crackdowns and other coercive means has said that the use of force to curb the public protest against such excesses clearly indicate that terrorizing to submission is a set and continuous policy of the ruling regime. Terming the night time raids at houses of the protesters in Srinagar and other areas of the valley and arrest of youth including students as retributive tactics of the government, the spokesman in a statement on Monday has denounced it and said that such repressive tactics and methods are...

5 injured in road accidents
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Five persons were injured in different road accidents in the valley. In Anantnag an Alto car bearing registration number JK01X-0150 hit and injured a boy Muneeb Fayaz Lone resident of Nagipora at Nagipora Kuller in the jurisdiction of Police Station Pahalgam. The injured was shifted to District Hospital Anantnag for treatment. Anantnag police has registered a case in this regard. In Bandipora, a Motorcycle bearing registration number JK15-1113 driven by Suliman Ibrahim resident of Kaloosa, Bandipora and an Auto load carrier bearing registration number JK15-2101 collided at Muslimabad, resulting injuries to two persons Nazir Ahmad Gojree and Mohammad Shafi ...

Lady missing in Pulwama
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)- A lady resident of Pulwama is missing from her home in Pulwama since 23rd of July 2015. Accordi ng to Police a 29 year old lady Morifat @ Baby wife of Gulzar Ahmad Khan resident of Hasanwani, Pulwama has reportedly gone missing on 23/07/2015 from her home in Pulwama. Police in a statement that anybody having any information may please contact Police Station Pulwama on Phone No's. 8491942811, 9419006253, 01933241221 or Police Control Room on Dial 100. ...

Artists’ camp held at Yusmarg, Hanjura for providing platform to budding artists
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura has underscored the need for providing proper platform to budding artists to explore their talent in right prospective. He said there is no death of talent among the youth of the State but the need is to harness it so that they can compete at national and international levels. The Minister was addressing the valedictory function of 5-day All India Artists (Painters) Camp at Yusmarg today. The Camp is being organized by the Academy of Art, Culture and Languages. 20 budding artists across the country are participating in the camp. The Minister went through the paintings made by the artists and apprec...

ASHA workers held demonstration at Srinagar
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-Asha Workers Union Kashmir, affiliated with CITU, held a protest demonstration here today to highlight its demands. ASHA workers, led by general secretary Rifat Ara, took out the protest demonstration from S.K.Park to Press Colony. The protesting ASHA workers were holding placards and banners in their hands and raising slogans in support of their demands, like their recognition as employee, minimum wages, changing room, Aam Aadmi Bima Yojana, pre-paid mobile, uniforms and better service conditions. Speaking on the occasion, senior CITU leaders Om Prakash Sharma and Abdul Rashid Najar highlighted the grievances of ASHA workers, who have to work for a...

CPI (M) protests against hike on petroleum products
Terms govt. decision arbitrary, irrational, demands its immediate rollback
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)- Taking a strong exception to the government move to increase tax rate on petroleum products, hundreds of CPI (M) activists today took to streets and held demonstrations at Partap Park in Srinagar, Kulgam and Anantnag townships against this govt decision demanding its immediate roll back. Om Prakash Sharma and Abdul Rashid Itoo senior CPI(M) leaders while addressing the rally at Pratap Park in Srinagar said that the increase in tax rate of petroleum products will continue price hike phenomenon, which has been hitting common man, who is already reeling under high inflation rate. The price hike shows that the state government seems least concerned about th...

Bhim urges Governor to dismiss BJP-PDP government
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)- Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party urged Governor of J&K, N.N. Vohra to dismiss BJP-PDP government and save J&K from death, destruction, anarchy and mis-governance. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar this morning, NPP Supremo said that there is Emergency like situation in the state and no governance at all. 60,000 casual employees fired, 30,000 SPOs treated as bonded labour, contractual employees are being exploited and those who suffered in the floods in the last year have not been paid any relief at all. He said BJP and BJP ...

Koul Chairs BJP core group meeting at Srinagar
Srinagar, July 27 (Scoop News)-After conducting four day tour of Budgam, Srinagar, Ganderbal, Barmulla, Kupwara, BJP State general secretary (Org.) Ashok Koul chaired core group meeting of party here today to take stock of the Party’s Organizational and political activities . Ashok Koul chaired a meeting and sought details about the constitution of booths level committees besides programmes on various issues taken up and , wherein threadbare discussions were held to chalk out future prorammes on issues including the ongoing Samparak Abhiyaan (Mass Contract Programme in Kashmir ) training...

 
 Other Stories
Ansari inaugurates 14th AIP Water Sports Championship
Says Govt committed to dev sports activity in a big way
Srinagar,July 27 (Scoop News)-Minister for Youth Services & Sports, IT and Technical Education Molvi Imran Raza Ansari Monday evening inaugurated 14th All India Police Water Sports Championship-2015 here at world famous Dal Lake. As many as 15 different Central and State teams of Police organizations are participating in the 5-day championship, being organized by J&K police under the aegis of All India Police Sports Control Board. The Deputy Chairman Legislative Council Mr. Jahangir Mir, Deputy Speaker Legislative Assembly, Mr. Nazir Ahmed Gurezi, MLA, Mr. Farooq Ahmed Andrabi, MLC, Mr....

Visiting SLAF Commander, Air Marshal Bulathsinghala calls on his Indian counterpart
ACM Raha, likely to visit several IAF installations
New Delhi, July 27, (Scoop News)-Commander of the Sri Lankan Air Force (SLAF) Air Marshal Gagan Pulasthi Bulathsinghala called on the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee and Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Monday, a senior defence official said. During their meeting, the Air Chiefs discussed matters of mutual interest aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two Air Forces, he added. The official said during his official four-day visit, Air Marshal Bulathsinghala is expected to visit the Officers' Training Academy at Gaya, the Institute of Aerospac...

“Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Committee connects to Atithi Pratishthan for girl child promotion “
Jammu, July 27 (Scoop News)-The State committee of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao pursuing countrywide campaign launched on initiative of PM Narinder Bhai Modi, discussed in depth the issue of promotion of girl child with ‘Atithi Pratishthan’ organisation at Jain Bazar Jammu. S. S. Bijral, retired IGP and convener of State Committee accompanied by Anju Dogra member and Bhanu Jasrotia undertook this self raisecd initiative in the premises of the institution. ’Aitthi Pratishthan’, a registered NGO is devoted to upbringing of forsaken and orphaned girls only. Formed in 1998, it embraced noble soc...

Bukhari visits NALSAR Hyderabad; Appraises varsity’s legislative framework
Interacts with VC, faculty, students
Hyderabad, July 26 (Scoop News)-Continuing its study tour, the high-level delegation from J&K’s Law Ministry last evening visited National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR) here, to adopt the best possible model for establishing the maiden National Law University in Jammu and Kashmir. The delegation headed by Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Syed Basharat Bukhari, has already visited NLSIU Bangalore in this connection. The delegation held extensive deliberations with Prof Rizwan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor of NALSAR and other faculty members of the University to get f...

APMCC organises 4th annual Mahayagya at Mata Katyayani Temple Kakran
Kakran(Kulgam), July 26 (Scoop News)-Around fifteen hundred Kashmiri Hindu devotees today thronged the ancient and historical temple of Mata Katyayani at village Kakran in Kulgam district on 4th Annual Mahayagya organised by Harmukh Ganga (Gangbal) Trust (HGGT) and supported by All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) after reconstructing the four temples and a huge Dharamshala within the complex. Kashmiri Hindus reached Katyayani temple on July 23 when the Mahayagya began while the Purna Ahuti was performed on July 24 where hundreds more joined them besides some dignitaries....

All India Agroforestry Research Project inaugurated at SKUAST-K
Srinagar, July 26 (Scoop News)-The Annual Group meeting of All India Coordinated Research Project on Agroforestry was inaugurated by Dr Javed Rizvi, Regional Director South Asia Programme, World Agroforestry Center, which is headquartered at New Delhi on 25 July 2015 at Nund Reshi Convention center SKUAST-K, Shalimar, Seventy one participants from different parts of the country are to participate in the national event under 37 centres. Prof. K N Qaisar, Dean Faculty of Forestry welcomed the guests and highlighted the programme of AICRP-Agroforestry. It is dream come true that this event is being organized in our university, as we are a part of AICRP-Agroforestry for last 30 year, a...

Dy CM pays tributes to Kargil martyrs
Jammu, July 25 (Scoop News)- Paying tributes to the Kargil martyrs, the Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh today said the sacrifices made and the valour exhibited by the soldiers would be remembered for ever. The Deputy Chief Minister was interacting with a section of media on the eve of Kargil Vijay Divas at Jammu today. Dr Singh said it is a recorded history that it was due to the supreme sacrifice of our soldiers that the nation was able to defend its territorial boundaries and give a befitting reply to the enemy. “It is the duty of every Indian to celebrate the Vijay Divas and also recall the historic role of the Army and its Jawans during the Kargil War. The Jawans by the dint ...

GOC 15 Corps briefs Governor
Srinagar, July 25 (Scoop News)- Lt. Gen. Subrata Saha, GOC 15 Corps, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor and Lt. Gen. Saha discussed issues relating to the internal security situation. The GOC also briefed the Governor about the ongoing search and rescue operations being carried out around the Baltal Base Camp, with Army’s full assistance. The Governor thanked Gen. Saha for his prompt personal initiatives to deal with the unforeseen disaster due to cloud burst and heavy rains at Baltal last night. ...

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