Thursday, August 18, 2022
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Election Commission of India notifies schedule of Special Summary Revision for J&K
CEO JK announces dates for revision, filing of claims and objections, publication of Final Electoral Roll
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)- Chief Electoral Officer, Hirdesh Kumar addressed a press conference at Nirvachan Bhawan here today and announced the launch and schedule of Special Summary Revision in Jammu & Kashmir. It was told that in continuation to its earlier notification dated June 29, 2022, the Election Commission of India has further notified the schedule of Special Summary Revision with reference to October 1, 2022 as the qualifying date in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. According the schedule, Integrated Draft Electoral Roll would be published by all Electoral Registration Officers on September 15, 2022. Period between September 15 and October 25 has been earmarked for filing claims and objections and all disposals in this regard would be completed by November 10. Checking of health parameters and obtaining Commission’s permission for final publication, updating database and printing of supplements is to be done by November 19, 2022. The Final Electoral Roll would be published on November 25. Those present during the press conference also included Additional...
 
 
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JK reports 418 fresh positive cases, 466445 recovered
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 418fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 90from Jammu division and 328 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 474690. Moreover, 709 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 113 from Jammu division and 596from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 474690 positive cases, 3466are Active Positive (554in Jammu Division and 2912 in Kashmir Division), 466445 have recovered and 4779 have died; 2347 in Jammu division and 2432 in Kashmir division...

Dheeraj Gupta chairs Board Meeting of Srinagar Development Authority
Board approves SDA’s ‘Shehjar Heights Apartments’ project, ‘Satellite Township Gund Aksha’ at Bemina
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta today chaired the 80th meeting of the Board of Directors of Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology & environment, Secretary Revenue Department, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Vice Chairman SDA, Chief Town Planner Kashmir, Chief Engineer Roads & Building, Chief Architect, J&K, Director Budget Finance Department and officers from Divisional Commissioner’s office Kashmir and Planning, Monitoring & Development Department. The officers from Jammu a...

Lt Governor chairs high level meeting to review Sports activities in J&K
Use the power of sports to prevent crime and drug use among youth: LG
Srinagar,August 17 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today chaired a high level meeting at Civil Secretariat, to review the sports activities across Jammu & Kashmir. The Lt Governor took a detailed assessment of the efforts for engagement of 35 lakh youth in sports activities targeted for this year. J&K Sports Council and Department of Youth Services & Sports were directed to use the power of sports to prevent crime and drug use among youth. The Lt Governor further called for ensuring maximum participation of girls. Make sporting activities more inclusive; accelerate efforts...

Lt Governor pays tributes to the ITBP personnel who lost their lives in a bus accident
The nation will never forget their courage, valour and supreme sacrifice: Lt Governor
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tributes to the bravehearts of ITBP, who had lost their lives in a bus accident near Chandanwari Yesterday. Attending the Ceremonial Honours for the ITBP bravehearts at DPL Srinagar, the Lt Governor said “the nation will never forget their courage, valour and supreme sacrifice”. The mortal remains of the bravehearts were sent to their respective native places for their last rites with full military honours. Among others who paid their tributes were Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Dilbag Si...

 
 Ladakh News
Free UPSC Civil Services coaching centre inaugurated at Kargil Campus UoL
Kargil, August 17 (Scoop News)-University of Ladakh (UoL) in collaboration with Central Waqf Council Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India, today inaugurated a free UPSC civil services coaching centre at Kargil Campus UoL. On the occasion Chairman and Chief Executive Councilor (CEC), LAHDC, Kargil Feroz Ahmed Khan was the chief guest, Vice-Chancellor University of Ladakh Prof. S.K Mehta, Secretary Central Waqf Board, Ministry of Minority Affairs Muhammad Shaban Zeb Khan (who joined through virtual mode), Joint Director Information Department UT Ladakh Imteeaz Kacho, Rector Kargil Campus University of Ladakh Kaneez Fatima, Councilor Saliskote Constituency Aga Syed Hassan Ar...

GDC Drass organizes Independence Day week celebrations
Kargil, August 16 (Scoop News)-Government Degree College, Drass is celebrating the country’s Independence Day with an ongoing week-long celebration from August 11 to 17. The college host a cultural program today by the faculty incharge Dr Azram Tahoor and Assistant Professor Geology Wahida Rahman Mir under the supervision of Principal, GDC, Drass Dr Amjad Ali Abassi. The cultural program was started by welcoming Dr Amjad Ali Abassi. He shared his views on the importance of India’s Independence. The students from the first semester including Shakila Mehraj, Mohd Shakir and Hajira Banoo presented speeches regarding the struggle of freedom fighters, factors leading to independence a...

EC Mubarak Shah visits flood-affected areas of Drass
Drass, August 16 (Scoop News)-Executive Councilor, R&B (PWD), Mechanical, FCS&CA, Cooperative, Industries and Commerce Mubarak Shah on Monday visited Drass subdivision to take a first-hand assessment of flood-affected areas due to the sudden cloudburst on August 14. Her accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Project Officer Wages Employment/ACD Kargil, Sub Divisional Magistrate Drass, Executive Engineer, PHE, 1&FC and Mechanical. They visited several villages to take first-hand assessment of damages to public properties caused by sudden cloudburst followed by flash floods August 14. They visited many villages including Bearas, Lamochan, Youlbo, Majid Gam, Prandrass,...

CEC Kargil hoists national flag at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang
Kargil, August 15 (Scoop News)- The 76th Independence Day was today celebrated with great enthusiasm at Kargil with immense patriotic zeal and gaiety. Chairman and Chief Executive Councillor (CEC), LAHDC, Kargil, Feroz Ahmad Khan hoisted the national flag at Khree Sultan Chow Sports Stadium Biamathang and took the salute. Contingents of Ladakh Police, Police band party, male and female students of different schools of Kargil participated in the flag hoisted ceremony. Executive Councilor for Health Mohsin Ali, Executive Councilor for Horticulture Aga Syed Mehdi Fazili, Deputy Commis...

GDC Drass celebrates Independence Day
Kargil, August 15 (Scoop News)-Government Degree College Drass today celebrated the 75th Independence Day with great patriotic fervour and zeal. As part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Har Ghar Tiranga, the program was started with hoisting of the national flag by principal GDC Drass Dr Amjad Ali Abassi, in presence of BDC Chairman Noor Mohammad, faculty members and students. Speaking on the occasion, Noor Mohammad congratulated the staff members and students to mark the 75th year of Independence. He said that the sacrifices of the freedom fighters should be remembered by all and...

GHS Kaksar celebrates Independence Day
Kargil, August 15 (Scoop News)-Government High School Kaksar today celebrated the 76th Independence Day with full patriotic fervour under the banner of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Head Master, Govt. High School Kaksar, Kargil Akhtar Hussain hoisted the tricolour in presence of Army Officers, Sarpanch, Panchs, village education committees (VECs), staff members and students. National Flag hoisting was followed by the singing of the national anthem and flag march by the students of the school. Earlier, the campus organized various activities under the aegis of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to commemorate and celebration of the 76th Independence Day of India. On the occasion, staff mem...

NYK Kargil conducts Swachhta Pakhwada
Kargil, August 15 (Scoop News)- Nehru Yuva Kendra Kargil Ladakh, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India conducted the Swachhta Pakhwada program (cleanliness fortnight) from August 01 to 15. Under this program, various activities have been performed like pledge taking on Swachhta, cleanliness drive, awareness and knowledge competition. National Youth Volunteers, the volunteers of NYK, conducted a cleanliness drive in their respective blocks for two weeks. On August 10, NYK organized a painting competition and awareness program on Swachhta at Higher Secondary School, Shargole. The vice principal appreciated for such an initiative. On August 13, NYK ...

Cycling expedition – Galwan war memorial to hall of fame, Leh
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-Ladakh Cycling Expedition, planned to commemorate Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, was conducted by Parashu Warriors from 05 August 2022 to 15 August 2022. The expedition was flagged off from Galwan War Memorial on 05 August 2022 and it planned to cover 540 Kilometers, traversing through the treacherous and high altitude areas of Ladakh while paying homage to the sacrifice and valour of bravehearts who laid down their lives for the motherland in these icy frontiers. The team was also joined in by Lieutenant General Anindya Sengupta, GOC Fire and Fury Corps during...

 
 Debate
Spare Tiranga from politics, Celebrate its spirit
Straight Talk
K. B Jandial Indian politics have come to such a deplorable level that even the most sacrosanct symbol of freedom movement & Independent India, Tiranga, has not been spared from a running political controversy. While PM Modi’s call on ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ in the run up to the 75th anniversary of Independence has turned into a mass movement, the opposition leaders are mocking the campaign under which 20 crore Tiranga are being hoisted in the country from J&K-Ladakh to Kanyakumari. Despite a huge mandate, Modi’s almost all reforms, initiatives and decisions, even on sensitive matters of...

Role of Regional Powers for Afghanistan’s Development
Asad Mirza The Tashkent Conference on Afghanistan has highlighted the need for the regional players to play a constructive role for reconstruction of Afghanistan, in collaboration with the West. Tashkent Conference Uzbekistan hosted an international conference in Tashkent last week (27 July) to garner support for the economic and social revival of Afghanistan. The Ambassador-at-Large of the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs Talgat Kaliyev invited participants of the “Afghanistan: Security and Economic Development” conference in Tashkent to make joint efforts to ensure peace and stability in Afghanistan calling the country a “bridge between Central and South Asia”. Kaliyev sa...

Indian in race to rule the British -Tables Turned
B L Saraf Come September and we will know it whether he has made it or not . One ,however , is sure to say that his name and campaign for the top executive post in Britain have created positive waves among various socio/political circles in that country – as indeed they have done so across the countries that matter in the world scene . The person under reference is our own Rishi Sunak , who is running head to head with Liz Truss , his competitor and erstwhile colleague in Boris Johnson’s cabinet , in the race to reach the 10 Downing Street London , official residence of the U.K Prime Minister . Rishi is as much our own as he him...

The resurgent Pandits of Kashmir
By Lalit Anjum Kher The Kashmiri Pandits shun being guinea-pigs, and has to realize the underlying schema controlling the govermentality of the establishment. To fight an existential battle for life and honor, the time is ripe to invoke Parashurama within. Background In the wake of recent gruesome cold blooded murder of Rahul Bhat, a J&K state government employee working in Kashmir valley has sent shock waves around the nation and the world. He was singled out and subsequently murdered by terrorists in broad daylight inside the Revenue Office, Budgam in Kashmir division. He belon...

Europe Scorched
Asad Mirza The extreme temperatures witnessed in Europe during the last fortnight, are the results of our own making, and maybe this is a wake-up call for the humans to stop playing with nature. When we think of Europe, we mostly think of cold and enjoyable weather, as compared to our scorching heat and humid weather. But in 2022, the European continent is facing one of the worst summers. Usually, by Indian standards even the European summers were considered to be much better than our winters, but record-breaking heat affecting parts of Western Europe during the fortnight, with UK temperatures exceeding 400C (104F) for the first time since record-keeping began in 1772, has pr...

Nupur’s Comment, ‘Sar Tan Se Juda’: Secularism on Test
Straight Talk
K. B. Jandial With no end to hate-mongering and growing Hindu-Muslim divide as a consequence of some sensitive religious developments including controversial comment on Prophet Muhammad, bloodcurdling killing of two Hindus by Muslim radicals and war cry for beheading former BJP spokesperson, India’s secularism is on test. No apparent effort is apace to promote religious tolerance, respect for each other’s religion and strengthening of bonds of communal harmony to create a compatible ecosystem in India by isolating radicals whose number is regrettably mounting. The past developments are, indeed, alarming and endanger India’s peace, harmony and unity. Indian history is replete with ...

Ray of hope rekindles in Kashmir !
B L Saraf "While the rest of country burns in communal fire, I see a ray of hope in Kashmir only……. ”, said Mahatma Gandhi in August 1947. It is our tragedy that today, recalling these words means inviting charge of blasphemy. The unrelenting “nationalist” has not forgiven Mahatma for having uttered these words in the darkest days of 1947 when, comparatively, peace prevailed in Kashmir, whereas thousands of men/women perished elsewhere in the communal frenzy; ignited by partition of the sub continent. Even after his death, long ago, Gandhi continues to draw flak from the so called nationalist for these observations which he made on the role of Kashmiri Mus...

Stubborn Taliban
Asad Mirza The manner in which the Taliban have been able to retain power in Afghanistan and their latest decisions show that to save millions of Afghanis from impoverishment and death, international community will have to adopt a new approach. While the nearly one-year old Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) government trundles on in the absence of international recognition, financial support and faces international backlash on its mostly anti-women and minorities decisions, reminding one of its earlier harsh tenure, the IEA government has not given up on efforts to cajole the international community whilst trying to engage with its neighbours and regional powers ...

 Jammu News
Cluster University Jammu hosts Ek sham shaheedon ke naam
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)-A cultural programme Ek Sham Shaheedon ke Naam was organised by the office of Dean Students Welfare, Cluster University of Jammu (CLUJ) to celebrate 75 years of Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. The program was inaugurated by the Chief Guest Prof Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu. The programme started with the auspicious lighting of the lamp and Saraswati Vandana. All the constituent colleges and schools of Cluster University participated in the Cultural evening and showcased their patriotic fervor through diverse and hearty melodies. The event was organised under the patronage of Prof Bechan Lal, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University of Jammu, who w...

CBC Jammu organizes 2 day ‘Multimedia Exhibition’ on 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' at Basohli
Basohli, August 17 (Scoop News)-Central Bureau of Communication (CBC), Kathua, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Government of India today organized a two-day Multimedia Exhibition under 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav'. The exhibition was inaugurated by Smt. Sushma Jamwal, Chairperson, Block Development Council, Basohli, District Kathua at Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya, Basohli. Besides teachers and officials of CBC, Jammu, the exhibition was attended by Sh. Ghulam Abbas, Joint Director, CBC, J&K, Sh. J.S. Jamwal, Principal, JNV, Basohli, Smt. Shashi Gupta, Planning Officer, ZEO Office and Sh. Bhushan Shastri, Sr. Lect. GHSS Basohli. The aim of organizing this two-day exhibition is to tra...

YSS Organize Yoga Competitions
To inculcate better sense of fitness among children such activities are must: Director YS&S
Udhampur, August 17 (Scoop News)-The Department of Youth Services & Sports (YSS) J&K organized mega district level inter school yoga competitions for boys under the age group of 19 years at indoor complex Subhas Stadium here. To receive inputs about the event, Director Youth Services & Sports J&K had a word with District Youth Services & Sports Officer Udhampur from his office chamber. Director YSS while expressing joy over the organization of this event, appreciated efforts of the field staff of the Department in organizing sports competitions in different games and channelizing the sports talent in J&K youth at gross roots level. He further said that Yoga is not just about bending or...

Denial of Information by J&K Bank about NPA Account of Himgiri Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd.
Information seeker moves Central Information Commission, N. Delhi
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)- Today Advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed has filed Second Appeal before Central Information Commission, New Delhi against the denial of information by the J&K Bank Ltd. about the NPA Account of Himgiri Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. which availed Loan from the Link Road Branch,Jammu of J&K Bank Ltd. to the tune of Rs. 31 Crores in the shape of three Term Loans for financing/establishing 3MW Hydel Project (SAL-II) at Sahoo in District Chamba of Himachal Pradesh. Advocate Sheikh Shakeel Ahmed in a statememnt said that the Loanees/Promoters/Directors/Shareholders of Himgiri Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. who availed the loan include Former Deputy Chief Minister of J&K, K...

13 yr girl dies as a group of Doda pilgrims to Manimahesh Yatra met with accident
2 injured Airlifted to Chamba GMC; 1 injured hospitalized at Bharmour
Doda ,August 16 (Scoop News)-A 13 year old girl died and three others were injured as a group of Doda pilgrims on Manimahesh Yatra met with an accident on Tuesday. The unfortunate incident occurred at Bharmour, Himachal Pradesh. Among the injured, 2 were airlifted to Government Medical College Chamba and another injured minor has been hospitalized at Bharmour by the local administration. District Administration Doda is in touch with DC Chamba, ADC Bharmour and authorities of GMC Chamba. The DC Doda telephonically enquired about the well being of the injured and was apprised by the GMC Chamba authorities that both have fractures but their condition was stable. The Deputy Commissioner...

DOM, Confederation demands death sentence for death of a Dalit boy in Rajasthan, writes to President
Jammu, August 16 (Scoop News)- Dalit OBC Minority (DOM), All India Confederation of SC/ST/OBC Organisations, National Student and Youth Front (NSYF) participated in a protest at Press Club Jammu today. The agenda of the protest was to demand death sentence for the culprit because of whom a 9 year old Dalit boy from Jalore, Rajasthan succumbed to his injuries and died. A memorandum was also submitted to Smt Droupadi Murmu, President of India; Sh Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India; Sh Manoj Sinha, Lieutenant Governor J&K. RK Kalsotra., State President Confederation, DOM, informed the media that a few days back a nine year old Dalit boy from Jalore Village in Rajasthan drank water f...

SKUAST-Jammu celebrates 76th Independence Day
SKUAST Jammu hosts lecture on Entrepreneurship, Employment Opportunities for Youth
Jammu, August 16 (Scoop News)-Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology (SKUAST) celebrated the 76th Independence Day with great enthusiasm and patriotic spirit. Professor, J.P. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, hoisted the National Flag at Faculty of Agriculture, Main Campus, Chatha and Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry, R. S. Pura. In his address, he advised the university employees to work with full dedication and honesty towards building an Atma Nirbhar Bharat. He said that agriculture and the allied sector proved to be the most resilient to the Covid-19 shock. He exhorted that agriculture sector has experienced buoyant growth in the past two years ...

Govt departments celebrate Independence Day with patriotic zeal
Div Com hoists Tricolour in Office premises; extends greeting to people
Jammu, August 15 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar, today hoisted Tricolour in the premises of Divisional Commissioner office to mark the celebration of 76th Independence Day. The Div Com also extended Independence Day greetings and also highlighted the importance of the day. Additional Commissioners, Assistant Commissioners, Deputy Director Planning other officers and officials of the Office participated. Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) celebrated the 76th Independence Day with patriotic fervor and zeal. Joint Director Information Jammu, Sapna Kotwal hoisted the National Flag im the office premises in presence of all officers and offic...

 
 Kashmir News
Waqf Board imposes ban on receiving of donations forcibly & through exploitative means by people at Ziyarats across UT
Such practice violates the sacro-sanctity of the Ziyarats; non-compliance shall invite complete ban on the entry of such elements into Ziyarats
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On the receipt of large number of complaints against some people receiving donations forcibly and through exploitative means at the Ziyarats, the Jammu and Kashmir Waqf board has imposed a blanket ban on all such unethical practices across the Shrines of J&K UT with immediate effect. In this regard an order was issued here vide order No. JKWB/Adm/ CE/ 1723-25 dated 16th August, 2022. As per the order issued here, it was given out that despite coming from reasonably sound economic background, such people are permanently occupying particular spots within the shrines for their activities, and there are instances when such spots are being outsourced or cont...

CUK holds internship concluding ceremony of PGDGC students
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-The “Internship Concluding Ceremony” of the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGDGC), Department of Education, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was held at Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS), Bemina here. The students took active part in all the activities conducted during the 20 day internship period under the supervision of PGDGC faculty members. Vice chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, President and co-founder VMS, Prof. Mir Muhammad Maqbool, Dean, SOE, Prof. Zahoor Ahmad Geelani, Secretary, VMS, Prof. Masooda Yaseen, Course In charge, Dr. Masood ul Hassan, Dr. Sehar ul Nissa, other functionaries of VMS and university w...

CUK’s Health Centre holds dental awareness camp
Ganderbal, August 17 (Scoop News)-Health Centre, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with District Hospital Ganderbal organised a one day “Dental Awareness and Screening Camp" for the faculty members, administrative staff and students here at Green Campus on Wednesday. Dr. Shaziya, Dental Surgeon made a presentation regarding the ways and means to ensure dental hygiene. Later dental screening was done by Dr Aaliya, Dr. Shaziya, and dental technicians Mr. Fayaz Ahmad and Ms. Asmat Amin. Several faculty members, administrative staff and students consulted the visiting doctors. Medical Officers, Dr. Abid and Dr. Sheeba were also present. ...

SIT constituted in the killing of Kashmiri Pandit in Shpoian
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On 16th August, 2022 at about 11:00 A.M two terrorists shot and killed Sunil Kumar Bhat S/O Sri Ji Bhat and injured his cousin Pertimber Nath S/O Arjun Nath Bhat at his orchard in Chotigam, Shopian. Consequent upon above terrorist act, case FIR No. 153/2022 U/S302, IPC, 7/27, IA Act and 16, 20 ULA(P) Act was registered in P/S Shopian and investigation process was set into motion. During initial investigation, involvement of an active terrorist, Adil Ahmad Wani S/O Mohd Khalil Wani R/O Kutpora surfaced. Meanwhile, an input was received by Police and SFs regarding presence of accused Adil Wani at his ancestral house at Kutpora. On this information police,...

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Handwara, contraband substance recovered
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Handwara and recovered contraband substances from their possession. A Police party of Police Station Kralgund during patrolling in Pandithpora area intercepted & apprehended 02 suspicious persons. During checking, officers were able to recover 106grams of Charas like substance from their possession. They have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Moochi son of Mohd Maqbool Moochi and Abdul Quyoom Mir son of Gh Nabi Mir both residents of Pandithpora. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide...

CEOs statement a brazen assault on the legitimate aspirations of the people of J&K :Tarigami
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-What CEO has said amounts to disenfranchising the people of Jammu and Kashmir further. The delimitation process through Re-organisation Act was an attempt to change the electoral demography of the region . In the absence of any representative government in J&K, the union government has been exercising undiluted control in the region through a bureaucratic structure since June 2018. Today’s statement of CEO is a brazen assault on the legitimate aspirations of the people. ...

Use of advanced technology to increase farmers income manifold: Dr Mehta
Our aim to provide end to end digitization to farmers
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta Wednesday maintained that the use of advanced technology like artificial intelligence and other practices can increase the farmers income manifold. He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of Steering Committee for Digital Agriculture Mission (Agristack) to discuss mission’s implementation here. Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Financial Commissioner Revenue, Commissioner Secretaries of Forest, Ecology & Environment, Rural Development Department, Revenue Department, Information Technology Department, Vice Chancellors of SKAUST Jammu/Kashmir, Director Ecology, Environment & Remote ...

Tarigami expresses concerns over the plight of Non-Gazatted Horticulture Employees
Demands fulfilling their genuine demands
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)- President CITU J&K Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami has expressed serious concern over the plight of Non-Gazatted Horticulture Employees. He said that the promotion files of these employees have been pending in the Civil Secretariat for the last 15 years. The administration has several times not only accepted the demands of these employees but also given assurances to fulfill them. But instead of fulfilling its promises, the government is turning deaf ear to their genuine demands. For the last 20 years, these employees have been waiting for their promotions. Tarigami appealed to the government to consider the demands of these employees including removing ...

 
 Other Stories
Raghav Langer visits Baramulla, reviews overall developmental scenario of district
Baramulla,,August 17 (Scoop News)- In order to review progress on development works being executed in the district under District Capex Budget, Secretary Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Dr. Raghav Langer who is also Secretary In-charge for Baramulla district today paid an extensive tour of district and reviewed overall development scenario in a meeting held at Dak Bungalow here. During the meeting, the Secretary held sector wise assessment of all the ongoing developmental works and called upon the officers for effective execution of the same. He also directed the officers t...

Police organises awareness Programme on Prevention of Drug Addiction in Budgam
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Police in Budgam organised an awareness Programme on "Prevention of Drug Addiction" at Govt. Higher Secondary School Ichgam Budgam. On the occasion, Incharge Drug De-addiction & Stress Management Centre DPL Budgam Ms. Insha Hassan, Principal Government Higher Secondary School Ichgam Kifayat Hussain, 15 Staff members and 120 students of the school attended the programme. Speaking on the occasion, Ms. Insha Hassan highlighted the role of school management in identification of substance abusers and its role in remedial measures thereof. She also laid emphasis on the psychological and social aspects of addiction. Detailed deliberations on various aspects o...

Police organizes Tiranga March and Nukkad Natak at APC Zewan, Srinagar
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On the theme "Aan Baan Shaan of Tiranga" in connection with the celebration of "HAR GHAR JHANDA" programme, a joint Special Tiranga March and Nukkad Natak was organized by J&K Armed Police 3rd Sec, 9th and JKAP-12th Security Battalion Zewan at APC Zewan Srinagar. In the event, students from various Government schools of Balhama/Zewan areas of district Srinagar participated. The event was inaugurated by CO JKAP-3rd Sec Bn Shri Sukhdev Raj-JKPS besides, CO JKAP 12th Security Battalion Shri Sanjay Singh Rana-JKPS, School Staff members of Balhama & Zewan areas including Principal Govt. BHS Balhama, Principal Govt. GHS Balhama, Principal Govt. BHS Zewan, Prin...

Pakistan is biggest enemy of people of J&K: Ritika Trehan
Condoles sad demise of Senior BJP leader from Rajouri Kuldeep Raj Gupta
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)-Condemning the latest killing of Kashmiri Pandit, BJP Mahila Morcha J&K Spokesperson Ritika Trehan today said, “The coward Pakistan and its supported terrorists have once again committed a grave sin and they have to pay heavy price for this.”She said the recent targeted killings in the Valley is a conspiracy by Pakistan to create fear and sabotage the Centre’s efforts to restore peace and normalcy in the Union Territory.She asserted that the conspiracy by the neighbouring country will be thwarted as security agencies are neutralizing Pakistan-supported terr...

JKPCC organizes “Mehangai Pe Charcha” on direction of AICC
Inflation wreaks havoc on poor and middle classes: Mir/Bhalla
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)-As a part of Congress nationwide series of “Mehangai Pe Charcha” meetings in all assembly constituencies from August 17 to 23 that will culminate in Mehangai Par Halla Bol mega rally in Delhi’s Ramlila maidan on August 28. JKPCC today under the leadership of former JKPCC Chief GA Mir and JKPCC Working President Raman Bhalla in presence of JKPCC Chief Spokesperson Ravinder Sharma, PCC General Secretary Yogesh Sawhney, JKPCC General Secretary Manmohan Singh, JKPCC Treasure Rajnish Sharma, AICC Member Vandana Makhnotra, Corporator Dewarka Choudhary, Rittu Choud...

Educated youth’s participation in politics pivotal for India’s progress: Priya Sethi
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)-Priya Sethi, National Executive Member BJP and former minister on Wednesday said that educated youth can play a significant role in steering India to new heights of development and progress by actively participating in the political arena of the country. The former MLC Romesh Arora was Guest of honour of the function. The senior BJP leader Priya Sethi was speaking as chief guest during a Youth Parliament held in Army Public School Damana. Exhorting the young lot to think on the lines to lead the nation in the coming times, Priya Sethi said that the onus...

Chief Secretary inspects de-weeding operations in Dal lake
Directs for complete extraction of Lily pads by October
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta today took an extensive tour of the Dal Lake to inspect progress of several de-weeding and cleanliness works being executed there. Principal Secretary Housing & Urban Development Department, Commissioner Secretary, Forests Ecology and Environment, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, SMC Commissioner, VC Lake Conservation and Management Authority (LCMA), Director Tourism Kashmir and other senior officers accompanied the CS during the visit. While inspecting the cleanliness operations, he passed on directions to ...

Div Com Kashmir visits family of slain Sunil Kumar at Shopian
Expresses condolences; condemns target killings;
Shopian, August 16 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K.Pole today visited Chotigam area of Shopian where a civilian named Sunil Kumar, was killed in a terror attack. The Div Com during the visit met the bereaved family of Sunil Kumar and expressed condolences with them. He strongly condemned the target killings of the civilians and assured of all possible help from the administration to the family. He was accompanied by District Administration Officers including ADDC, ADC, ACR, Tehsildar and other officials. It is worth mentioning here that th...

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Senior Congress Leaders condole demise of Senior BJP leader Kuldeep Raj Gupta
Situation on ground contrary to BJP’s peace, development claims: Rattan Lal
Neena, Ishant unfurl Ticolor "Tiranga" on the eve of Independence Day
Raghunath Bazar Businessmen Association celebrates 76th Independence Day
BJP remembers Atal Behari Vajpayee, pays rich tributes on 4th Death Anniversary
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