Monday, March 30, 2015
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Joint Control rooms for North, South, Central Kashmir setup: Dy CM in LA
CM personally reviewing situation
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Giving details of the latest situation in respect of water levels, the Deputy Chief Minister at 6 P.M informed the Legislative Assembly that as per the latest data relayed, water level at Sangam stands at 15 feet against the alarm level of 18 feet. At Ram Munshibagh the water level stands at 14.5 feet against alarm level of 16 feet, while as at Asham the water level has been recorded as 9 feet against alarm level of 30 feet. He said Chief Minister has reviewed the situation and issued instructions to setup three joint control rooms for South, North and Central Kashmir. He said all agencies including SMC, UEED, Fire and Emergency service etc are on the job and have been told to remain extra alert. Meanwhile, the Deputy Chief Minister said that 76 pumps of the Srinagar Municipal Corporation have been pressed into service to drain out excess water on streets in the city. ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
CM on way to Srinagar to personally monitor the situation
Govt monitoring water levels, No need to panic: Dy CM
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-The Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is on way to Srinagar to personally monitor the situation arising due to incessant rains in the Valley. Meanwhile, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr. Nirmal Singh informed the Legislative Assembly that administration is on full alert in the wake of heavy rains in valley and the situation is being monitored continuously. He said people should not panic and assured that all precautionary measures have been put in place. Giving the latest update by 11 A.M, Deputy Chief Minister informed that the water level at Sang...

Adm alert in wake of heavy rains: MoS Flood Control
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Minister of State for Public Health Engineering, Irrigation and Flood Control Abdul Majid Paddar Sunday said that there is no flood threat in Kashmir Valley at the moment adding that the water logging has taken place due to incessant rains and blockage of drains in Srinagar city. “People need not to worry as government has already put in place necessary measures and situation is being reviewed minute by minute”, he added The Minister was briefing media here today about the situation arisen in Valley due to heavy rains. Paddar said that the government is ready to face the challenges thrown by the inclement weather. He said that water levels at Sangam, R...

Ministerial team at Srinagar to monitor situation arising due to heavy rains
Minister for Flood Control on way to Sgr
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)- In wake of heavy rainfall in valley, Ministerial Team comprising Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, Imran Raza Ansari, Mohammad Ashraf Mir and Asiya Naqash are monitoring the situation on hourly basis at Srinagar. Minister for Flood Control, Sukhnandan Kumar is on way to Srinagar to personally take stock of the situation. The Ministerial team along with Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and IGP Kashmir have been visiting various flood prone areas to ascertain the situation on ground and the precautionary measures been taken by the Government at Divisional and District level. Meanwhile, a special control room has been established at P...

Mufti meets Jaitley, calls for speed-tracking reconstruction package post 2014 floods
Union FM assures of Centre’s help to restore damaged infrastructure
New Delhi, March 28 (Scoop News)-Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed met the Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, here today. This was the first meeting he had with Jaitley after assuming the charge of the State as Chief Minister. Minister for Finance, Dr. Haseeb. A. Drabu, was also present on the occasion. The Chief Minister discussed with the Union Finance Minister the support required for relief and rehabilitation post the devastating floods of the September 2014. He highlighted the need for reconstruction package for the State which has already been submitted to the Government of ...

 
 Ladakh News
DC Leh reviews Saakshar Bharat Mission progress
Leh,March 29 (Scoop News)-To kick-start the Sakshar Bharat Mission (SBM) in district Leh, aimed at achieving cent percent literacy in the district, the Deputy Commissioner, Saugat Biswas took an important review meeting yesterday with all the Block Development Officers and Zonal Education Officers and set 15th April 2015 as the cut-off date for appointment of all the PRERAKs for opening Adult Education Centres at all the 93 Panchayat Halqas of the district. The Principal DIET, Leh, Konchok Angmo who is the Member Secretary of the program apprised the Deputy Commissioner about the latest progress and initial works of the programs and told that invitation of applications for appointment...

LBA celebrates World Theatre Day at Leh
Leh, March 28 (Scoop News)-Theatre has been the part and parcel of our society playing a great role in preserving the heritage values but lack of interest and support by the society, Ladakhi theatre at this point of time passing through a serious trend of degradation. This was stated by the President Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA), Tsewang Thinless while speaking on the occasion of celebrating World Theatre Day yesterday at SSK, Leh. The World Theatre Day was jointly organized by the J&K Academy of Art, Culture and Languages, Leh and Ladakh Theatre Organization (LTO) with the theme “ Celebrating the Richness of Theatrical Knowledge of Ladakhi Culture”. Thinless said that theatre ...

MLA Nubra appreciates CM’s positive response
Leh,March 27 (Scoop News)- MLA Nubra Deldan Namgyal today appreciated and thanked Chief Minister J&K Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for giving positive response to his question tabled in the J&K Assembly yesterday regarding inner line permit issues of Nubra region. Quoting the response of Chief Minister,which says “The matter regarding extending the inner line permit for foreign tourists from Panamik to Varshi, including Yarma, Gumpa and Yarma Gongu monastery (in protected areas) in Nobra valley of Leh district, has been taken up with the Ministry of Home Affairs by the State Government in February this year”, Namgyal hoped that all issues of Nubra regarding inner line permit will be solv...

Deldan Namgyal raises several questions in the assembly
Leh,March 27 (Scoop News)- MLA Nubra Deldan Namgyal raised questions in the budget session of the J&K Assembly pertaining to the steps being taken for the construction work of Rongdo Hydel Project at Nubra and inner line permit for the foreign tourists from Panamik to Yarma Gonbo monastery and Warshi village and also to Tyakshi and Thang village. Minister of Power J&K replying to the raised question said that two projects - one of 3MW and another of 9MW capacity are proposed on Rongdo Nallah. The 9MW project is being developed by J&K State Power Development Corporation (JKSPDC) while the 3MW project is under Ladakh Renewable Energy Development Agency (LREDA). The J&K State Power Develop...

Leh police cracks blind murder
9 accused arrested
Leh,March 25 (Scoop News)- Leh police cracked a blind murder case of a lecturer who was found dead in his residential quarter at an institute in Choglamsar Leh. Police has arrested nine accused persons involved in the murder. According to the District police administration, Jigme Tsultim resident of Gangtok Sikkim a lecturer at Central Institute of Buddhist studies (CIBS) Choglamsar Leh was found dead in his resident quarter on 19-03-2015. Leh police registered a case FIR No 27/2015 under section 302 RPC in Police station Leh the investigation was entrusted to Inspector Stanzin Dorjey Addl. SHO police station Leh under the close supervision of Sh. T.Gyalpo Additional Sp Leh. During th...

CEC and team of engineers inspects the ongoing work at Leh bazaar
Leh,,March 25 (Scoop News)- To speed up the ongoing construction under UIDSSMT & JNURM project at Leh market, Housing colony, Murtsey colony, Ibex colony and Skampari areas right from the beginning of the working season at a rapid pace and to assess the present progress of works, Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar and EC Tourism Lassu Shafi today inspected these areas along with a team of engineers and other concerned officers. While inspecting the construction sites of Leh market, CEC said that ongoing construction of private buildings in Leh market should not become a...

Spalbar expresses concern over the murder of a monk at Choglamsar-Leh
Leh,March 25 (Scoop News)- The Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Leh Rigzin Spalbar expressed deep anguish and grief over the shocking murder of a monk at CIBS campus Choglamsar-Leh. In a statement Spalbar said , “ I am infuriated to learn about the gruesome murder of a monk at CIBS campus. I am rendered speechless to think of how a crime of such nature could take place in a place like Ladakh. Such an act of crime is outrageous and impermissible and causes me nothing but strong indignation. I express resolute condemnation and would like to appeal to my fellow Ladakhis...

DIET, Leh organizes a day-long Science Exhibition
and Idea Competition under RMSA
Leh,March 24 (Scoop News)- With an aim at developing skill, knowledge and temperament towards science a day-long Science Exhibition and Idea Competition under Rashtriya Madkyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) was organized by DIET, Leh today in their premise. More than 400 students of around 80 schools; 77 government schools from all parts of the district excluding Nubra and Durbuk and 3 private schools affiliated to J&K Board of Secondary Education from Leh participated in the exhibition. Deputy Commissioner Leh Saugat Biswas was the chief guest of the occasion. Biswas appreciating all the models prepared by the students themselves studying in far-flung areas of Ladakh and in difficult cond...

 
 Debate
Fiscal prudence demands facing fiscal reality, ours is a dependent state
By Rigzin Jora After having made too much of a song and dance about highest ever devolution of funds under the new scheme of financing, both the Chief Minister and Finance Minister are in Delhi with a begging bowl. It is easy to talk of fiscal autonomy, economic independence, quite another to walk that talk. All the talk about no longer going to Delhi with begging bowl has come crashing so soon . Fiscal prudence also demands facing the fiscal reality of the state : that this state of ours has become a dependent state. During the course of budget discuss...

Why should Pak allow Mufti to succeed in J&K?
By K B Jandial Two terror attacks on Kathua and Samba on two consecutive days coinciding with the opening of the first session of the 12th Assembly in Jammu should be enough to remove everybody’s “illusions” about Pakistan. Coming close on heels of a slew of controversies in the very first week of incarnation of PDP-BJP Govt., these attacks came at the most inopportune time for it. Even if the blame is put on the “non-state actors” and not on Pakistan, their mentors for these terror attacks, the stark reality remains that Pakistan does not want continued normalcy in J&K, the ...

Governor’s Address - government agenda, how to prioritize
By:B L Saraf Governor Sh N N Vohra’s address to the inaugural session of new Assembly , though customary in nature , gives some idea how the incumbent government intends to work on its agenda , tackle the issues facing people and how it proposes to go ahead with the business of governance . Invoking former PM A B Vajpayee, the head line of the address is , “ the Government would initiate dialogue process with all political groups including the Hurriyat Conference in the spirit of Insaaniyat , Kashmiriyat ...

Mufti Sayeed’s “Praise” for Pakistan and Hurriyat ; positive side to it
By: B L Saraf Soon after assuming charge as the Chief Minister of J&K , Mufti Mohammad Sayeed held a press conference to outline the priorities of the new government , based on what is called as ‘ Agenda Of The Alliance .” Among other things said in the press meet , Mufti Sayeed referred to the role of Pakistan and the Hurriyat in the election process , held to constitute the State Assembly . He reportedly gave credit to them for peaceful manner in which the election was held . His words, translated from Urdu would read like that ...

PDP-BJP Government: Taboo broken or a marriage of convenience?
By B.L. Saraf Pouring rain and a conspicuously muted response of the people greeted swearing in ceremony of the PDP /BJP government. In Kashmir, may be true of Jammu also, rain on the joyous occasion is considered an auspicious sign. But silence marks a bad omen. Therefore, the scenario looked as contradictory as the composition of this government. We are witnessing a spectacle; perceived soft separatism and the hard nationalism cohabitating together. How well said: "Politics makes strange bed fellows." In PDP-BJP government formation we see geographical lines getting com...

Pakistani daily in an editorial says Militancy has damaged Kashmir
Asking India and Pakistan to revisit the fundamentals of their Kashmir policies, a Pakistani newspaper the Dawn said on Sunday that militancy had caused huge damage to Jammu and Kashmir. The Dawn said in an editorial Kashmir: the way ahead In the cauldron of Kashmiri politics, the union between the Narendra Modi-led BJP and Mufti Mohammed Sayeed-led People’s Democratic Party is more startling than it is necessarily cause for hope. After all, the election campaign run by the BJP in particular in India-held Jammu and Kashmir was nakedly communal and polarising. That the ...

Profile of Mufti Mohammad Sayeed,,Chief Minister of J&K
One of the last politicians, who has grown into the mould of an upright and unblemished statesmen, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed represents courage of conviction and a lifelong political struggle spanning over five decades. His vision for the state of Jammu and Kashmir as a distinct feature of the idea of India is complemented by the clear-cut democratic construct of his political thought, an inclusive polity and ingenious development. As he assumes the charge as Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir for the second time on 1 March 2015, it seems Mufti Mohammad Sayeed is destined to be the man f...

Towards a deal at last
By K.N. Pandita Two-month long skulduggery for hammering a deal for J&K coalition government stands in contrast to just a couple of days of negotiations for similar purpose in Maharashtra. Despite perceived defreeze, the void in Kashmir remains fundamental and ideological. The deal exposes BJP’s inability to induct any new initiative in the process of unlocking Kashmir logjam. The way it handled the deal is photocopy of Congress’ policy. Assertion of Haribhai Parathibhal Choudhary, Minister of State for Home in the Rajya Sabha in connection with Article 370 is n...

 Jammu News
BJP’s stand has been vindicated: Sunil Sethi
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-The final report of Justice R.C. Gandhi, which has indicted NC leader and senior officials, has vindicated the stand of the BJP that the then local MLA ( MoS Home) was responsible for Kishtwar riots. This was stated by BJP State Chief Spokesperson Sunil Sethi while addressing press conference along with State Spokesperson Balbir Ram Rattan. Sunil Sethi said that the findings of Justice R.C.Gandhi Commission have made it crystal clear that it was the then MoS Home Sajjad Ahmed Kitcloo, who played the main role in Kishtwar riots and used his position to...

221 Families shifted to safer places in Budgam: Hanjura
No loss of life reported
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Minister for Agriculture, Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura today informed in the Legislative Assembly that due to the continuous downpour various areas of the district Budgam have been affected by way of land erosion and landslides as the district comprises mainly of Karewa land. Replying to apprehensions expressed by the Mian Altaf Ahmed about flood threat looming large, due to landslides in Budgam, Hanjura said that District Administration has taken immediate steps to evacuate the affected families where the residential houses were affected or likely to be affected...

Digitization of Wakf record to be started soon: Veeri
Several new initiatives, welfare measures undertaken by Wakf
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Minister for Haj & Auqaf, Abdul Rehman Veeri today informed the House that Government will soon start digitization of wakf records to ensure safety of its assets and transparency in the functioning of the department, adding that an exclusive website will also be launched for the purpose. Replying to Demands for Grants of Haj & Auqaf Department in LA today, the Minister maintained that to generate income and to optimally use wakf land, the Wakf authorities would construct residential flats at Eidgah Jammu and it is also considering to upgrade Block B of Haj Hou...

Revenue admn to be made more accountable, effective: Javed Mustafa
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Minister for Revenue, Javed Mustafa Mir in the Legislative Assembly on Sunday said that “Revenue Department has taken several initiatives to revitalize the department besides improving public delivery system and making administration more accountable and effective across the State”, The Minister was speaking while replying to Demands for Grants of Revenue Department in the House, here today. He said the National Land Records Modernization Programme (NLRMP), launched in the State, would ensure better land record management, minimize land/property dispute and ...

Coalition govt will set an example of good governance in JK-Chander Parkash
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-“The partnership of BJP and PDP would definitely leave an indelible mark on the democratic profile of the State with its visionary leadership and a firm determination of ensuring transparent, accountable and responsive governance to the people”, Minister for Industries and Commerce, Chander Parkash stated this while addressing an awareness camp organized by Social Welfare Department, Samba at Dolian, Bari Brahmana, here today. “We will set an example of good governance by giving a real meaning to the democratic institution in the State”,...

Government schools to be real centers of learning- Naeem Akhtar
Jammu, March 28, (Scoop News)-Highlighting the importance of Jammu and Kashmir as a seat of learning, state's education minister, Naeem Akhtar, Saturday said that state had historically been the source of knowledge and enlightenment in whole of the South Asia and the coalition government was committed to revamp the educational scenario to create a knowledge based society in the state. “The first ever Buddhist conference was held in Kashmir in the 4th century and Kashmir used to be known as Shardapeeth (seat of learning),” Naeem said while interacting with media persons in the winter cap...

JKYSAC for liberation of PoK from the illegal possession of Pakistan
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- A meeting of JK Youth Sharnarthi Action Committee (JKYSAC) was held under the leadership of its president Pt RC Sharma strongly demanded the liberation of PoK from the illegal possession of Pakistan and asked the PDP-BJP coalition government to start process in this connection. While addressing the meeting, Mr Sharma asked the Mufti Mohammed Sayeed to raise the issue of liberation of Pak occupied Kashmir from the illegal occupation of Pakistan as PoK refugees are anxious to settle back in their native places. He said that PoK refugees were awaiting since their exodus to go back their native place but now the firmness of Mufti Mohammed Sayeed, Chief Min...

Jugal chairs & address Workers meet
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- BJP State President & Member of Parliament from Jammu-Poonch Parliamentary constituency Jugal Kishore Sharma, along with State Vice President Col. Uttam Singh, Jammu Rural District President Sukhdev Singh and other leaders, addressed a large gathering of party’s Shakti Kendra and booth level activists at Jammu on Saturday at KK Resorts. While chairing the meeting, Jugal Kishore Sharma, sought details about the activities being undertaken at Shakti Kendras and booth levels during the last two months and suggested more effective ways and means to further acc...

 
 Kashmir News
Bukhari convenes high level meet to review situation arising due to rains
Divisional administration asked to ensure protection of life and property
Srinagar,March 29 (Scoop News)- In view of incessant rains in the valley and to ensure protection of life and property in case of any eventuality, the Minister for Public Works Department, Altaf Ahmad Bukhari convened a high level meeting of divisional administration here today. Reviewing the ongoing dewatering of inundated and low lying areas of the city, he urged the administration to speed up the process and ensure complete dewatering of all areas. The Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Sports, Imran Raza Ansari, Minister of State for Social Welfare, Ms. Asiya Naqash were also present on the occasion. The Minister asked the divisional admi...

Kashmir Rains :Special Control Room to help people by Police
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)- A Special Control Room has been established in Police Control Room Srinagar to help people in situation arising due to bad weather. People are requested to contact on following numbers in case of any help is needed. 0194-2452138 0194-2474040 0194-2450946 People can also send Whatsapp messages/pictures on mobile number 9858222333 ...

Office timings rescheduled in Valley
Srinagar,March 28 (Scoop News)- According to Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, the working hours in all Government offices and Institutions in Kashmir Valley except in case of Educational Institutions located within Srinagar Municipal limits shall be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with effect from April 01, 2015. These timings shall remain operative upto October 31, 2015. All Head of Departments, Offices and Institutions shall ensure strict adherence of the office timings. ...

Daylong Transfer of Technology (Farmers’ Day) held at Pampore
Srinagar,March 28 (Scoop News)- In order to reach out to saffron growing farmers and transfer technology to the farmers, a daylong transfer of technology (farmers’ day) was held at EDI Pampore today. The day was inaugurated by the Director Agriculture Kashmir in presence of Additional District Development Commissioner Pulwama on this occasion Joint Director Agriculture Extension Joint Director Agriculture Engineering from SKUAST-K, Chief Agriculture Officer Pulwama and other District and Sub Divisional Officers were present. Around 200 farmers attended the farmers’ day function. Director Agriculture Kashmir informed the participants that 3200 hectares has been brought under Saffron Mission...

ASRA brings hope for unemployed Kashmiri youth
Srinagar,March 28 (Scoop News)- A noble Project named “Aasra” has been initiated under the aegis of Chinar Corps to facilitate employment of youth of the valley. Large number of educated youth in the valley remain unemployed due to lack of job opportunities in the valley. Indian Army realised this fact and took initiative to start the employment facilitation centre to help unemployed youth of Kashmir valley to gain employment. Recently through Aasra Centre 10 unemployed youth of District Baramulla were selected by Safe Express, a logistics company for free skill development training at...

2 injured in road accidents
Srinagar, March 28 (Scoop News)- Two persons were injured in two separate road accidents in Anantnag. A Santro car bearing registration number JK03D-6731 driven by Mohammad Iqbal Mir son of Abdul Ahad Mir resident of Hardpora hit and injured a pedestrian Ghulam Hassan Lone resident of Adigam at Zalangam, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Kokernag. The injured was shifted to hospital for treatment. Kokernag police has registered a case in this regard. A Tata 407 vehicle bearing registration number JK13C-0413 hit and injured a pedestrian Ghulam Hassan Bhat resident of Astanpora Panjpora, in the jurisdiction of Police Station Bijbehara at National Highway Pujteng. The injured was...

Girl commits suicide in Bandipora
Srinagar, March 28 (Scoop News)- A girl ended her life by consuming poisonous substance in Bandipora. A girl (name with held) resident of Palhallan consumed some poisonous substance at Pushwari Naidkhai, jurisdiction of Police Station Sumbal. She was shifted to PHC Sumbal for treatment where from she was shifted to JVC Srinagar but expired on way to hospital. The body of the deceased was handed over to her relatives for last rites. Bandipora Police has registered a case in this regard. ...

3 injured in fire incident
Srinagar,March 28 (Scoop News)- Three persons were injured in a fire incident in Kupwara. Fire broke out in the residential house of Abdul Hamid Khan resident of Gundi Sanah Hayhama, jurisdiction of Police Station Kupwara, resulting in burn injuries to three inmates Abdul Hamid Khan, Naseema Begum and Shamima. All the injured were shifted to District Hospital Kupwara for treatment, wherefrom they were shifted to SMHS hospital, Srinagar for further treatment. Locals of the area brought fire under control. ...

 
 Other Stories
Question Hour in Assembly- Govt contemplates phasing out old plantation
with high density varieties: Veeri
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Minister for Horticulture, Abdul Rehman Veeri informed the House that effective measures will be taken to promote high density plantations and phasing out old plantations which have completed their economic life. He said re-plantations will be done with new apple varieties on suitable rootstocks by introducing improved apple varieties that are regular and prolific bearers, resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses and also useful for processing purposes. Replying to a question by Abdul Rehim Rather in LA here today, the Minister said department contem...

Stop concealing our identity: Gujjars
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Expressing strong resentment against concealing of significant details of ‘Gujjar era’ in new books of history published by different states of India as a part of University and School curriculum, the Gujjars today pleaded forcefully with University Grants Commission, National Council of Educational Research and Trainings , School Boards of all States, to include all factors of "Gurjar Pratihara" Period (6th-11th century AD) in curriculum books of Indian history prepared for students of different classes. The community though Tribal Research and Cultural Founda...

No more rhetoric, deliver on ground: CPI(M)
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-The delegate session of 10th Party Conference of CPI(M) at Jammu started with flag hoisting by senior party leader, Abdul Hamid Wani. A three member presidium consisting of G.N.Malik as convenor, Shamd Prasad Kesar and Mohd.Maqbool Ganaie as its members was elected to conduct the proceedings of the session. While inaugurating the Conference of CPI(M), Sitaram Yechury, Member, Polit Bureau CPI(M) and Member, Rajya Sabha, said that the formation of the PDP-BJP government in the state is not based on principles but the only binding force of this coalition seems to be the hunger/greed for power sharing. . He continued that now the govt. has been formed on Common ...

Speaker JK Legislative Assembly meets Governor
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- Kavinder Gupta, Speaker Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly, met N. N. Vohra, Governor, here at the Raj Bhavan today. This was Gupta’s first formal meeting with the Governor after being elected as the Speaker of J&K Legislative Assembly. The Governor and Gupta discussed several legislative matters and issues relating to the rapid socio-economic advancement of the State. The Governor wished Gupta high success in discharging his important constitutional role. ...

Secretary reviews functioning of Science and Technology dept
Jammu, March 27 (Scoop News)- Secretary Science & Technology and Information Department Saurabh Bhagat today visited the office of J&K State Council for Science and Technology and convened a meeting to review the reviewed the functioning. Joint Director S&T Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad apprised the chair about the functioning of the organization and ongoing developmental schemes & issues and problems being faced by the employees. He was also informed about the various science events lined up for the next month viz Women Science Congress at GCW, Nawakadal, Srinagar, Agricultural Science Congress at SKUAST Jammu, Training workshop on Bi-chemical Laboratory Diagnosis at SKUAST Kashmir ,Sch...

Delhi Union of Journalists to fight against contract system
New Delhi, March 27 (Scoop News)- The Delhi Union of Journalists (DUJ) sends it greetings to session of the All India Newspaper Employees Federation (AINEF) currently on in the port city of Visakhapatnam. The DUJ expresses its concern at attempts to reduce journalism to coercive, backdated, carrot and stick contracts and other maneuvers. It calls for a concerted battle inside and outside the courts to save journalism and the newspaper industry for tomorrow. The DUJ is of the firm belief that the fight against the contract system and common trade union issues have to be waged together. The DUJ advocates the formation of a national alliance of press workers bodies, journalist bodies ...

Sukhnandan inaugurates Lawyers Annual Sports Meet 2015, Cricket Tournament
Assures to redress their demands on priority
Jammu, March 27 (Scoop News)- The Minister for PHE and I&FC, Mr Sukhnandan Kumar today inaugurated the “Lawyers Annual Sports Meet 2015” Cricket Tournament organised by J&K High Court Bar Association Jammu at Jammu University Ground. The Minister was also chief guest on the occasion. The 10-day Cricket Tournament started here today in which 12 teams of Lawyers are participating in 4 pools, each pool contains 3 teams. Top two teams shall go to the next round of quarter finals. On the occasion, Minister appreciated the efforts of association for organising such tournament. ...

SAA offers to provide aircrafts in BGSBU
University Polytechnic hold career counselling session for students
Rajouri, March 27 (Scoop News)- Star Aviation Academy (SAA) has offered providing aircrafts in Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University so that to start a course on Air Craft Maintenance Engineering in collaboration with the BGSB University. Addressing students of University Polytechnic in career counselling session on Aircraft Maintenance Engineering courses which was organised by University Polytechnic in collaboration with Placement Cell of the University, SS Kakkar Assistant Director Star Aviation Academy Gurgaon has offered to position 2 to 3 aircrafts in BGSB University Campus so that it can start a course on Air Craft Maintenance Engineering in collaboration with the University. He sai...

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Gupta reviews developmental works at Devika
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