Saturday, December 20, 2014
 
 Top Stories of The Day
JK Polls:76% turnout recorded in 5th Phase of Assembly Elections
Jammu, December 20, (Scoop News)-About 76% voters have exercised their franchise in the 5th Phase of Assembly Elections-2014 held in 20 constituencies spread across three districts of Kathua, Jammu and Rajouri. Giving details at a press conference, at PWD Guest House here today, the Chief Electoral Officer said the highest turnout was recorded as 83.20 % in Bani and lowest as 60% in Gandhinagar. He said Basholi recorded 78.50%, Kathua 80.47%, Billawar 77.60%, Hiranagar(SC), 80.17%, Nagrota 81%, Jammu East 66.05% , Jammu West 65% Bishnah 80.22 %, R. S. Pura (SC) 77.79 %, Suchetgarh 80%, Marh 82.45%, Raipur Domana (SC) 77.41 % , Akhnoor 82.97%, Chhamb (SC) 82%, Nowshera 81.70%, Darhal 81%, Rajouri 75% and Kalakote 74%. The Chief Electoral Officer said 20 Assembly constituencies that went to polls today were spread over three districts for which as...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Mehbooba anguished over rape, murder of Pulwama girl
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)-Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President and Member Parliament, Ms Mehbooba Mufti has strongly condemned the rape and murder of a girl in Wanpora area of district Pulwama. Calling for immediate and stern action against the perpetrator, Ms Mehbooba in a statement issued here today, has sought a fool-proof legal framework to address the growing incidents of violence against women and girls in Jammu and Kashmir.Expressing anguish and pain over the recurrent incidents of violence like rape, murder, sexual assaults and acid attacks against women and girls in th...

Perpetrators of horrendous killings of innocents cannot be true worshippers of Islam & Prophet:Mirwaiz
Srinagar, December 19, (Scoop News)-Terming the gruesome and barbaric attack in Peshwar which claimed lives of 141 people, including 132 children, as a cause of concern, APHC leader and head of Mutehida Majlis-e-Ulema, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said that it has become extremely incumbent on Islamic leaders and Ulemas to introspect and look for reasons which cause certain elements to commit such crimes and thus defame Islam. Addressing a Friday gathering at historic Jamia Masjid, Mirwaiz said that those elements who commit such gruesome acts could never be followers of Islam and Prophet Muha...

Elaborate security arrangements made for final phase of polling: Rajendra
Jammu,December 19, (Scoop News)-Elaborate security arrangements have been made for smooth conduct of peaceful polling in fifth phase of elections in Jammu Division, scheduled to be held on December 20, 2014. This was disclosed by Director General of Police (DGP), K. Rajendra Kumar, while chairing a high level security meeting of police, para-military and intelligence agencies held at Police Control Room (PCR) here today. Reviewing the security arrangements put in place by different security agencies for the fifth phase of polling in 20 assembly constituencies of Jammu Division, the DGP sa...

PDP to establish new system of equality, justice in J&K: Mufti
Jammu, December 18, (Scoop News)-With a promise to formulate a comprehensive programme and policy for the socio-economic growth and development of Jammu region, patron of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed today winded up his aggressive election campaign for the fifth and final phase by addressing series of public meetings at R S Pura and Gandhi Nagar assembly segments in support of party candidates Sardar Trilok Singh Bajwa, Bhushan Dogra and Amrik Singh Reen on the last day of campaigning. During the meeting at R S Pura, former Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation (JM...

 
 Ladakh News
Training imparted to counting staff at Leh
Leh,December 20, (Scoop News)- District Election Officer, Leh Simrandeep Singh imparted training to Counting Supervisor and counting Assistants for counting of votes of 47- Nubra and 48 Leh Assembly constituencies on 23 December, 2014 at conference Hall Leh today. As many as 40 Counting supervisors/ Counting Assistants attended on the second day of the training. Through power point presentation Simrandeep highlighted the major legal provisions related to counting of votes. He directed the Counting supervisors to scrutiny and inspect the EVM before counting and ensure that the Cont...

LBA demands inclusion of Bhoti language in 8th Schedule
Leh, December 18, (Scoop News)- On the initiative of Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) a grand rally for inclusion of Bhoti language in the 8th schedule of the Indian Constitution was organised today. Irrespective of religious and political affiliation, the procession participated by a large number of gathering started-off from Skytsags passing through SNM Hospital, All India Radio Leh, New Bus stand and culminated at Leh pologround. A two-minute silence for the innocent victims who were killed in Pakistan was observed at the beginning. Later prominent personalities who spoke on ...

Fire and fury corps celebrates “vijay diwas” at Leh (Ladakh)
Leh ,December 16, (Scoop News)- On the occasion of Vijay Diwas, a memorial service was organised at Leh War Memorial by the Fire and Fury Corps to commemorate the victory of Indian Armed Forces against Pakistan in 1971 Operations and pay homage to our brave Martyrs. During the 1971 war, Ladakh Scouts had played a pivotal role in the liberation of 804 square kilometer of area in Turtuk and Tyakshi under the indomitable leadership of Colonel Chewang Rinchen. The wreath laying ceremony at the Leh War Memorial was followed by felicitation of War Veterans and Veer Naries. Similar functions ...

Lalok Sports Association & Army conducts inter villages / schools Ice Hockey Tournament in Chushul
12 teams participate
Chushul (Ladakh), December 15, (Scoop News)-Army’s Chushul Brigade under the aegis of Trishul Division organised inter village ice hockey tournament at Tangtse, a defence official told Scoop News on Monday. Ice hockey is a popular sport of Ladakh region during winters and also captures the essence of local sport, especially when the water bodies freeze in the extreme cold, the local youth immerse their heart and soul into the ice hockey rink. The official said as part of the operation Sadbhavna to encourage local talent in sports, "late Lady Cadet Stanzin Odzes Memorial Inter Village...

Chelum-e-Hussaini Observed in Kargil
Kargil,December 14, (Scoop News)- People in Kargil observed the Chelum-e-Hussaini. Mourning Processions from all nearby villages of Kargil Town reachedKargil beating their Chest, Backs with Chains, Chanting Slogans and weeping. The Processions passing through Main Bazzar Kargil via, Islamia School Chowk, Lal Chowk, Khomenie Chowk and concluded at Inqalab Manzil (Qatil Gha) and Hussaini Park Kargil. The Processions Concluded with the Ziyarat-e-Arbayeen by the Religious Scholars who later prayed for the Peace, Prosperity and Communal harmony in the Country. The Speakers also condemned t...

Siachen Brigade organizes medical camp in Turtuk (Ladakh)
Leh/Srinagar, December 13, (Scoop News)- The rugged region of Ladakh is a sparsely populated region and has inaccessible pockets, which are remotely located. The local Army unit deployed on the Shyok Axis has made concerted efforts to reach out to the people of the area by organizing a free Medical and Veterinary Camp in the interior village of Farol (Turtuk) as part of ‘OPERATION SADHBHAVANA’, defence spokesman to Scoop News. He said that the camp was organized today as a goodwill gesture in the service of local people and it aimed at providing succour to the needy people and providing th...

Op Sadbhavana provides basic amenities to the local population of Suru valley
Srinagar, December 11, (Scoop News)- Forever in Operations Division has been contributing towards improvement of Quality of Life of local population in numerous welfare activities under Op Sadbhavana like rescue operations, provision of medical assistance, Bakarwal Mela, provision of educational facilities and improvement of infrastructure in local villages. In order to continue the process of upliftment of local population, informal interaction was carried out with the local population of villages of Kargil and Suru valley to ascertain their problems and requirements. ...

Spalbar expressed his concern over the missing girl
Leh, December 08, (Scoop News)-To establish the latest progress in the missing case of 16 year old girl Afsana Parveen of Thiksay, Leh Ladakh, the Chief Executive Councilor, Rigzin Spalbar took a detail progress report from Senior Superintendent of Police Leh Dr. Sunil Gupta in his office chamber today. Spalbar expressed his concern over the missing girl since 26 Nov 2014 and said that such incident is an alarming threat to a small society like Ladakh. The SSP, Leh apprised CEC that District Police Leh is making every effort on this particular case giving top priority and working vigoro...

 
 Debate
Kashmir’s decisive mandate against gun & boycott politics
By K B Jandial One the curious paradoxes of Kashmir is the vacillating responses of its people who are capable of rebuffing the leaders whose writ they invariably follow, for whatever reasons. At times, they give unpredictable response to near identical situations at different point of time, sometimes even reversal of the earlier one. This baffles not only the political commentators and analysts outside Jammu & Kashmir but also within the state. By such U-turns the people‘humiliate’ the leaders who claim to have complete sway over them, some of them are considered to be their d...

Understanding Article 370 & its politics
By K B Jandial Article 370 of the Constitution of India has been shrouded with controversies right from the beginning when the architect of the Constitution, Dr. B R Ambedkar declined to draft it, forcing Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru to task his another minister and former Diwan of Maharaja Hari Singh, Sir Gopalaswami Ayyangar, to negotiate it with Sheikh Abdullah. However, neither Dr. Ambedkar nor Sardar Patel who too was initially averse to it, did not obstruct its passage in the constituent assembly. In the last six decades, every political party has exploited it for vote bank poli...

Caution should be bye word
Let criminal justice delivery system rise to occasion
By B L Saraf One more incident of sexual offence stares us upfront. On 5th December, the National Capital witnessed a young female executive of MNC falling prey to the lust of a rapist who happened to be her taxi driver of app- based Taxi service, run by Uber service provider. No wonder citizenry felt incensed , as it did in December 2012 when Nirbhaya was brutally raped and murdered in the same city. The matter got compounded when it came to the light that the accused driver had a fake character certificate issued by the Delhi police, for obtain...

Kashmir’s Swing from boycott to ballot
By Farooq Ganderbali Whether Indians like it or not, to the glee of their Pakistani friends, rigging in the 1987 elections was responsible for rise of armed militancy in Jammu & Kashmir; it also contributed to creating disillusionment towards the political system among the people. The Lok Sabha polls held two years later in 1989 saw a low voter-turnout. Credibility of the political system suffered as a consequence. Rattled Delhi worked painstakingly to win back peoples’ trust and confidence. The first step in the direction was the appeal of the then Prime Minister P V Narasimha R...

Politics on Maqbool Bhat, Guru & boycott in Kashmir
K B Jandial Electioneering in India is no hold bar and mudslinging in the heat of campaign to garner votes is nothing new. And interestingly, the parties throwing mud on each other in the campaign, later on become favourite partner to form a coalition to grab power in the event of fractured mandate. After all, politics often make strange bed fellows. Campaigning in Kashmir too witnessed such mudsling between the both ruling coalition partners to the amusement of the people. But the third phase of assembly election, polling for which has been successfully held on Tuesday ...

Terrorists’ attacks expose Pakistan’s nervousness on J&K poll
By Kulbushan Jandial By stepping up terrorists ’attacks in Kashmir, scale of which was not witnessed in many years, in the wake unprecedented participation of the kashmiris in the first two phases of the J&K Assembly elections, Pakistan has confirmed one thing, be it inadvertently - it is hugely unnerved by the collective rebuff of the Kashmiris to the separatists’ policy of boycotts, indirectly to Pakistan as well. The fidayeen attacks on the army installations on the border, first in Arnia sector and on Friday, in Uri sector along with other attacks in the hinterland of the valle...

The Visoka's Curse!
" The mythological curse seems to have stuck to Kashmiris over the ages"
By M. Ashraf Sajjad Lone seems to be nearing his "Achievable Nationhood" after forgetting the unachievable part! From the vision of an independent sovereign Kashmir to dreaming to be the Chief Minister of the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir is a journey full of struggle and turmoil. Most of the so called Kashmiri leaders in recent times have travelled on this journey. The only certain thing in Kashmir otherwise plagued by uncertainty is the changing stance of people from all walks of life especially the politicians. They change their ideology, convictions and stances like chan...

“Paradise Lost”
By B L Saraf The enchanting physical and spiritual ambience of Kashmir may have stoked the poetic sense of Emperor , Jehangir to describe it thus: “ If ever there is Paradise on the earth , it is here .” The concept remained within the Royal confines for a long period , till the ingenuity of the Kashmir trader and the government promoted the “ Paradise on Earth “ to the hilt for the economic purposes . However , alongside, the Paradise had to contend with a covetous eye of a neighbour across the LOC who , nefa...

 Jammu News
DDC reviews progress of ongoing health projects at Ramban
Ramban,December 20, (Scoop News)-A high level meeting of the health officers aimed for reviewing the delivery of health services and progress on health infrastructural works in the district was today convened at District Headquarters Ramban. District Development Commissioner Farooq Shah Bukhari presided over the meeting, which was also attended by CPO, CMO Ramban, PO ICDS, Superintendent District Hospital, Incharge ISM and BMOs. It was given out in the meeting that there are 23 health institutions which consist of one District Hospital, three CHCs, nine PHCs and ten ADs. In a...

Sethi donates five lakh for Mookherjee Bhawan
Jammu, December 20, (Scoop News)- To lend their mite to the construction of Dr. Shayama Prasad Mookherjee Bhawan at Trikuta Nagar, BJP senior leader Yudhvir Sethi, along with BJP Mahila Morcha State President Priya Sethi, donated 5 lakh rupees and the cheque for the same was handed over to Union MoS in PMO, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Space and Development of North Eastern Region (Independent Charge)Dr. Jitendra Singh in presence of BJP State Spokespersons Lalit Moza and Balbir Ram Rattan at Jammu on Saturday. Dr....

SVEEP proves useful tool for improving voter turnout
10% increase in female turnout in 4 phases
Jammu,December 19, (Scoop News)-With the introduction of SVEEP programme by the Election Commission of India in the year 2010, a greater awareness and enthusiasm about the importance of voting right has been observed amongst the electors. This has helped in increasing the overall voter turnout in the on-going assembly elections in the State. During the four phases of current assembly elections in the State there has been 0.22 per cent increase in female voter turnout as compared to 2008 assembly elections. The overall increase in women voters is 10% i.e. 62.54 per cent as compared to the corresponding elections in 2008 which was 53 per cent. According to the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO),...

Malhotra reiterates appeal to defeat divisive forces
Jammu,December 19, (Scoop News)-General Secretary of Pradesh Congress and party’s candidate from Jammu east Assembly constituency, Mr Vikram Malhotra has reiterated his appeal to the electorates not to fall in trap of ‘hidden deceptive agenda’ of various parties who are alluring the voters making false promises. Stating that certain parties were working on a hidden agenda and were hell bent upon dividing people of State on religious and regional lines, Malohtra, in a press statement issued here today, said they also have evil designs to pollute the peaceful environment and disturb th...

World Disability Day observed at Udhampur
Udhampur, December 19, (Scoop News)-To mark World Disability Day, Chief Education Officer, Udhampur, Balbir Singh today flagged-off a rally from Mini Stadium, Udhampur which after passing through Gole Market, Chabutra Bazar, Sailen Talab, Hospital road and Ramnagar Chowk culminated at Town Hall Udhampur. Large number of students drawn from various schools of Udhampur and Jib Zones participated in the rally. While highlighting the aim for organizing the rally, the CEO said that the motive of the rally was to spread a message for removing barriers to create an inclusive and accessible society for all. A cultural programme was also presented by the differently abled students which were hig...

Ganai stresses role of tech for optimal energy consumption
Jammu,December 19, (Scoop News)-The week long celebrations of “National Energy Conservation Week” today concluded at Government College Engineering and Technology (GCET). Financial Commissioner, Industries & Commerce Department Khurshid Ahmad Ganai was the Chief Guest, while Secretary, School Education Department Nirmal Sharma and Director Colleges, Higher Education Department Tariq Ahmad Kawoosa were the Guests of Honour. The aim of organizing the programme was to provide a platform for exchange of ideas between student community and expert panellists so that effective energy conserving technologies would be adopted to meet out our day to day energy requirements. During the week lon...

Jammu will no more be second fiddle to Kashmir:Sham
Jammu, December 19, (Scoop News)-Appealed voters of Jammu to exercise their one of the fundamental right of Right to Franchise Judiciously as in democratic system it’s the power of people which is Supreme to decide their destiny, Mr. Sham Lal Sharma, Senior Congress leader and Minister for PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control, While meeting hundreds of youths and women, including local traders, businessmen, Ex-Servicemen and retired government employees called on him to express their votes and support said,” J&K Assembly elections and their results are very crucial in particular for Jammu region...

Nagrota Constituency to be a pivot for Jammu Region Tourism
Nagrota,December 19, (Scoop News)- Rakesh Wazir MLA Candidate Nagrota Constituency after his tour in the entire Constituency said that with the formation of new popular Govt. in J & K, ever high up regional discrimination with Jammu could though lower a bit but never be finished till the separation of Jammu region from the valley centric politics. In our only livelihood the tourism industry, the Jammu had deliberately been ignored, inspite of its having the maximum potentials especially in the pilgrimage tourism. He said Nagrota Constituency having the pivot position, it has its own and ...

 
 Kashmir News
NC Condemns assassination of Sarpanch in Sopore
Such acts of cowardice cannot subvert democracy - Sagar
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday condemned the assassination of a Sarpanch, Ghulam Ahmed Bhat in Bomai, Sopore and said that such acts of cowardice cannot subvert democracy and peace in the State. Condoling the demise of Ghulam Ahmed Bhat, NC General Secretary Ali Mohammad Sagar said that National Conference stands in solidarity with the family of the deceased in this hour of loss and prays for peace to the departed soul. “These acts will not subvert democracy or empowerment in J&K. One fails to comprehend how anyone can base their cause or ideology on acts like these – of killing a 65 year old innocent man who has been killed for his political beli...

Culprit in Pulwama rape and murder case should get death sentence:NC
An example should be made out of the culprit – NC Spokesman
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday, while condemning in the strongest of terms the rape and murder of a girl in Pulwama, has demanded that the culprit should be handed out a death sentence as this heinous crime qualified as a rarest of the rare cases of dastardly, barbaric behavior. NC Spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu said the people of the State expect swift and time-bound justice in the case and it is imperative that an example be made out of the culprit so that such heinous crimes are prevented in the future. “This crime has shocked the entire State and one cannot even imagine the pain and sorrow the family of the victim must be going through. Although ...

3 injured in road mishaps
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)- Three persons were injured in two separate road accidents in Central Kashmir. A car bearing registration number JK13 C-4699 hit a motorcyclist Rayees Ahmad Sheikh Son in law of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Patal Bagh Samboora at Patalbagh ,resulting injuries to motorcyclist and a lady Parveena wife of Shabir Ahmad Bhat resident of Patlibagh Pampore. Both the injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. Pampore police has registered a case in this regard. Meanwhile, an unknown vehicle hit and injured 35 years old Firdous Ahmad Najar son of Ghulam Mohammad resident of Zakoora near sheikh Mazar Hazratbal. The injured has been ...

Burglary solved in Ganderbal
Accused arrested, stolen property recovered
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)- Ganderbal police solved a burglary case within a week by arresting the burglar and recovered stolen property. Giving details of the case SHO Ganderbal said that Ghulam Ahmad Bhat resident of Tullabagh Ganderbal reported at police station Ganderbal that during the intervening night of 10-11-2014 some unknown burglars had entered into his house and decamped with case and jewellery. Consequently a case FIR no 188/2014 under section 457, 380 RPC was registered in police station Ganderbal and investigation was taken up. Stertorous investigation lead to the arrest of the accused within a week of time. The arrested person confessed to ha...

Arrangement for counting of votes for 6 Assembly segments in Anantnag finalized
Anantnag, December 20, (Scoop News)-The arrangements for smooth counting of votes for 6 Assembly segments of Anantnag, Dooru, Kokernag, Shangus, Bijbehara and Pahalgam were finalized at a meeting of officers chaired by District Election Officer Anantnag here today. All the RO’S of 6 Assembly Segments, representatives of security agencies, ADC Anantnag, Nodal officers, Micro observers, Executive R&B, PDD, PHE, Chief Medical Officer, Divisional Manager BSNL, Assistant Director Fire and Emergency Services, Assistant Regional Transport Officer and Chief Education Officer, Municipal Committee Ana...

NC pays rich homage to late Mujahid Sadr-din Buch on his death anniversary
Srinagar, December 19, (Scoop News)-National ConferenceFriday paid rich tributes to party leader late Mujahid Sadr-din Buch on his death anniversary. In a joint statement issued here, President J&K National Conference DR Farooq Abdullah, Working President and Chief Minister J&K Omar Abdullah and Senior Leader Sheikh Nazir paid glorious tributes to late freedom fighter Mujahid Sadr-din Buch on his death anniversary. Remembering Buch, the leaders said that he played an important role in the freedom struggle of Kashmir with late Sher-i-Kashmir Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah by remaining steadfa...

Sagar stresses for taking adequate measures on Eid-i-Milaad Nabi (SAW)
and annual Urs of Hazrat Naqashband Sahib (RA)
Srinagar, December 19, (Scoop News)- General Secretary Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Advocate Ali Mohammad Sagar Friday appealed the divisional administration to take adequate measures for the upcoming auspicious occasion of “Eid-i-Millad’ Nabi (SAW). In a statement issued here, Ali Mohammad Sagar has urged the divisional administration to make ample arrangements across all the holy shrines including Dargah Hazratbal, Asari Shareef Shehri Kailashpora, Jenaab Sahab Soura, Lalbazaar, Pinjora Shopian, Kaabmarg, Khiram Sirhama, Makhama, Dangarpora Narwara and all other major places w...

2 die, 09 injured in road mishaps
Poultry farm damaged in fire
Srinagar, December 19, (Scoop News)- Two person died while nine others were injured in different road accidents across the valley. A lady Shakeela wife of Rayees Ahmad Paddar resident of Mirhama who was injured when she was hit by a tractor near Suri Pombay, in the jurisdiction of police station D.H.Pora, Kulgam on 07th December succumbed to her injuries at SKIMS Soura last evening. In another accident, a Van bearing registration number JK05C-8538 hit a truck at Shangergund Sopore, resulting in on spot death of Feroz Ahmad Ganie resident of Green Town Sopore and injuries to six other persons. All the injured have been shifted to hospital for treatment. Sopore police has registered ...

 
 Other Stories
PDP’s concern for flood-victims limited to newspapers:NC
Srinagar, December 20, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Saturday said that PDP’s concern for the flood-victims was limited to newspapers and press-statements and that PDP preferred its own political rehabilitation over the flood-victim rehabilitation at a time when hundreds and thousands of people in the State were in urgent need of relief and rehabilitation measures. NC Spokesman Junaid Azim Mattu said that PDP’s act of foisting elections over the people of J&K in the immediate aftermath of such an unprecedented natural calamity had clearly exposed PDP’s lack of empathy for the people of Jammu and Kashmir. “PDP leaders are now trying to hide their guilt by issuing a statement afte...

Action Plan for Disaster Management on National Highway reviewed at Anantnag
Anantnag,December 20, (Scoop News)- Arrangements and action plan for Disaster Management on National Highway was today reviewed in a meeting of Officers of District Administration, 9 RR, CRF and Engineers of RAMKI. The Deputy Commissioner Anantnag who chaired the meeting stressed upon the officers and agencies to chalk out the necessary action plan with regard to keeping the National Highway open in case of heavy snowfall. Threadbare discussions were held to meet any eventuality during the winter on National Highway. For this purpose, a Control Room will be setup in Police Station ...

India becomes self reliant in area of guided precision bombs
DRDO tests 1000 Kg class indigenous guided glide bomb
Bhubneshwar (Odisha),December 19,(Scoop News Network)-A 1000 kg glide bomb designed and developed by Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) was successfully tested on Friday, in Bay of Bengal of the coast of Odisha, a defence spokesman said. The bomb was dropped by an Indian Air force aircraft, The bomb, guided by its ‘on board navigation system’ glided for nearly 100 km before hitting the target with great precision, he added. According to spokesman, the flight of the glide bomb was monitored by radars and electro-optic systems stationed at Integrated Test Range (ITR). Multiple DRDO laboratories namely, DARE, Bangalore, ARDE, Pune and TBRL, Chandigarh, with RCI, Hy...

ADRDE designs and develops advanced parachute for Mission Moon
Capsule Recovery System
Agra (UP), December 19, (Scoop News Network)_The successful launch of GSLV MK3 by ISRO from Sriharikota on Thursday, to validate Moon Mission Crew Capsule Recovery system equipped with advanced parachute system designed and developed by ADRDE (Aerial Delivery R&D Estt),a local based lab of DRDO proved the efficacy and reliability of the parachute system, a defence official said on Friday. he said the parachute deployment system functioned perfectly and achieved the required descent rate. ISRO has expressed happiness and thanked ADRDE & DRDO for the support. ADRDE is the premier DRDO laboratory, one of its kind in the country, specializing in design development and leading to pro...

Samoon reviews functioning of Agriculture Deptt
Jammu,December 19, (Scoop News)-Commissioner Secretary, Agriculture Production Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today convened a meeting to review the status of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) including National Food Security Mission (NFSM), National Mission on Agriculture Extension and Technology (NMAET), Sub-Mission on Seed and Planting material (SMSP) and Sub Mission on Agriculture Mechanization (SMAM) respectively. Dr. Samoon asked the concerned to further gear up the inputs machinery and the extension network so that benefits of ongoing schemes reach to end users well in time. He directed the Director Agriculture Jammu to prepare a strategy for ensuring prepositioning of wheat see...

Voter should vote for BJP: Arun Gupta
Enough is enough & others should be booted out
Jammu, December 19, (Scoop News)-The voters of Jammu and Kashmir have seen all combinations beginning with National Conference(NC) and Congress which is presently ruling them. Earlier, they were also ruled by a People’s Democratic Party(PDP) and Congress combination. Nobody has focused on development of the state and talk of it only when out of power. The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) is the only party which is committed to development and the well being of the people. Yet, the NC, the Congress and the PDP have always spread canards about the BJP. This should change and the voters should vot...

Crime Branch produced challan against drug peddlers
for causing the death of a young girl
Jammu, December 19, (Scoop News)- Crime Branch, Jammu produced challan in Case FIR No. 88/2014 under section 304, 120-B RPC, and Section 8(c), 27-A, 28, 29 NDPS Act P/S Channi Himmat Jammu against Vikram Singh alias Vickku son of Uttam Singh of House No. 406, Lane No. 15, Talab Tiloo, Jammu, Rubail Sharma alias Chimpu son of Mansa Ram of House No. 36 Lane No.06 Talab Tillo, Jammu and Yashjeet alias Kalia alias Chachuson of Chaman Lal of Village Searat, P.O Damtal Tehsil Indora, District Kangra Himachal Pradesh for causing the death of a young girl by administering drugs. In a statement official said that on 10.10.2014, Police Station Channi Himmat, Jammu received an...

Disburse interim compensation to flood hit traders without any further delay: Altaf
Srinagar,December 19, (Scoop News)-Expressing serious concern over the plight of flood hit families and traders who are yet to be rehabilitated and have not received any interim monetary compensation from the government, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader Syed Altaf Bukhari on Friday stressed upon the administration to expedite disbursement of relief cheques among such families and the distressed traders. In a statement issued here, Bukhari said most of the flood hit families and traders have been left to face miseries due to snail’s pace post-flood-rehabilitation work. He observed that the traders who have lost their shops and stocks are facing pressing times for want of ...

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One held with pistol in Srinagar
Mehbooba condemns killing of Sarpanch
SAD (Badal) J&K unit condemns vested interests in dragging the name of party
Defeat false agenda of NC, PDP and Congress: Dr. Magotra
BJP not in position to form the government in J&K: Congress
For progress ,vote BJP candidates: Shri Ram Sena
NC refutes BSP charges; term these as signs of desperation
Mahant Manjit Singh extends support of PDP
Chhamb Displaced Persons Association extended support to Sham Lal
Congress alone can counter BJP's divisive agenda: Saroori
 
  Articles
Children easy, special targets of terrorism
Pakistan’s Hockey Hocus Pocus
Assembly Elections this winter
Kashmir students driven out of Exam hall at Rajasthan College
A Little Sand in the fist
It is the Voice of the people
Recruitment Process for School Teachers now and then
Change for Peace, Prosperity and Progress
Public benefits are hereditary under Art 370 and not personal property of any one
A Tryst with Destiny Awaited
 
 
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