Tuesday, September 26, 2023
 
 Top Stories of The Day
Chief Secretary reviews the progress of IT initiatives
Lauds Team J&K for securing top spot amongst UT/States with 1038 e-services and sets target of 1500 services
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-With an aim to further ease the life of common citizens through the medium of e-initiatives for greater transparency and door-step delivery of various government services, Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta chaired a detailed review of the IT Department today. At the sidelines of the review, he also launched various IT initiatives including dedication of five (05) new online services to the public, unveiling the JK instance of Open Government Data(OGD) platform, the Cyber Crisis Management Plan (CCMP) and Digital Internship programme 2.0. The review meeting cum launch event was attended by Commissioner/Secretary, IT Department; CEO, JKeGA; State Informatics Officer, NIC besides other senior officers of IT Department. At the outset of the review, Chief Secretary appreciated the efforts of Team J&K for achieving the milestone of securing ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Div Com reviews Developmental activities in Samba District
Seeks timeline completion of mega projects, coverage of all eligible persons under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana
Samba, September 25 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Ramesh Kumar on Monday chaired a meeting of district officers, focusing on the evaluation of ongoing development projects, including Central Sponsored Schemes and various other developmental initiatives in the Samba District. The meeting took place at the Conference Hall of the DC Office Complex. At the onset of the meeting, Deputy Commissioner Samba, Abhishek Sharma presented a comprehensive overview of the district's developmental profile. The Divisional Commissioner was given a detailed briefing on the physic...

CS for comprehensive measures to improve footfall to Jambu Zoo; Lion and Tiger arriving in October
Also advises for changing timing for keeping the Zoo open for public in hot weather season
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta on his visit to the Jambu Zoo at Nagrota reviewed the facilities being provided to the visitors there besides overall functioning of Zoological Park thrown open for public last year. While making his observations, the Chief Secretary made out that the footfall to this facility needs to be improved in view of the attractions available here. He observed that the school children and other nature lovers could also be imparted with awareness about animals, their behavior and salient features related to them. Dr Mehta also maintained that the footfall to the Zoo could also be increased by making visitors coming to the ...

Vice Chancellor IUST, Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo conferred with Mahatma Gandhi Seva Puraskar
IUST hosts Himalayan Meet of Astronomers 2023
Awantipora, September 25 (Scoop News)-Gandhi Global Family today conferred Mahatma Gandhi Seva Puraskar Award, on Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo for his outstanding contribution towards nation in the sphere of academics. Padma Shri, Dr S P Varma, President, Gandhi Global Family said that IUST under the leadership of Prof Shakil Ahmad Romshoo has emerged conspicuous on the educational landscape of the Country. He commended the University’s efforts and initiatives in the sphere of promotion of Innovation, entrepreneurship, skilling, peace and culture studies, and outreach activities. He said...

Jammu and Kashmir tops the country in e-Governance Service Delivery
Jammu, September 24 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir has achieved a significant milestone and remarkable feat in e-governance by providing over 1028 services in online mode for citizens, institutions, and business establishments. In the National e-services Delivery Assessment (NeSDA) report released by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India today, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir secured the topmost position with an impressive 1028 e-services, surpassing Madhya Pradesh with 1010 e-services and Kerala with 911 e-services. This l...

 
 Ladakh News
Sudhanshu Pandey Chairs Meeting on Electoral Rolls, Delimitation and Panchayat Elections
Leh, September 25 (Scoop News)-The State Election Commissioner of UT Ladakh Sudhanshu Pandey chaired the meeting on the issues and provisions of the electoral roll, delimitations, and panchayat election in the Union Territory of Ladakh at the Civil Secretariat, Leh. In his opening address, Sudhanshu Pandey expressed his dedication to ensuring transparent and fair elections in Ladakh, emphasizing the importance of an accurate electoral roll and equitable delimitation of Panchayat constituencies in Ladakh. One of the key focus areas during his tenure will be the preparation and maintena...

Swachhata Hi Seva Pakhwada held at Panchayat Halqa Samrah, Shakar Chiktan
Kargil, September 25 (Scoop News)-Panchayat Halqa Samrah, Block Shakar Chiktan today conducted Swachhata Hi Seva Pakhwada or cleanliness drive. The campaign was conducted as part of the Swachhata Hi Seva Pakhwada initiative and was led by the Sarpanch of Panchayat Halqa Samrah. The event comprised various activities such as cleanliness and sanitation awareness waste collection and disposal and beautification of public spaces. During the drive, volunteers assembled to take part in an informative session on the significance of cleanliness and its impact on overall well-being and it was followed by a collective effort to clean and sanitize various premises of Gram Panchayat by all t...

Ladakh successfully hosts Poshan Mela
Laptops, smartphones and performance incentives distributed amongst supervisors, AWWs and AWHs
Leh, September 25 (Scoop News)- In sync with the nationwide observation of Poshan Maah during the month of September, the Department of Social and Tribal Welfare, UT Ladakh organised the Ladakh Poshan Mela under the theme Sahi Poshan, Ladakh Roshan. The month of September has been marked as POSHAN Maah to address the issue of malnutrition under the Government of India’s Flagship Program POSHAN Abhiyan. The theme this year is Suposhit Bharat, Sakshar Bharat, Sashakt Bharat” (Nutrition-rich India, Educated India, Empowered India). Addressing the gathering at Eco Park, Leh, the Hon’ble...

3-day MoRTH Workshop on Road Safety culminates in Ladakh
Leh,September 25 (Scoop News)-On the insistence of Secretary Transport, UT of Ladakh Amit Sharma, an important three-day Road Safety related Capacity Building Programme organised by Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH), Government of India culminated successfully in Leh, wherein officers from Transport and Traffic departments participated. Secretary Transport Amit Sharma mentioned that the basic purpose of organising this Road Safety Workshop in the Union Territory of Ladakh was to enhance the capacities of officials working in Traffic and Transport departments towards la...

GDC Drass conducts one-day archaeological, historical tour to Kargil
Kargil, September 24 (Scoop News)-As part of its curriculum, Government Degree College Drass organized a one-day archaeological and historical tour to Kargil on Saturday, with the guidance and support of Principal Dr. Amjad Ali Abassi. A total of 25 students from 5th semester along with the faculty members including Dr Azhar Hussain from History Department and Stanzin Stamdin from English Department were part of the tour. As a first step of the tour, the students visited Drass rock sculpture of 8th century A.D, where they were briefed about the importance of sculpture like these in understanding the socio-cultural conditions of the past. While proceeding further towards Kargil,...

GMDC Zanskar organizes week-long educational-cum-exposure tour
Kargil, September 24 (Scoop News)-Govt. Model Degree College Zanskar organized a comprehensive week-long exposure and study tour for its students, spanning various Subdivisions of the Kargil district, commencing on September 22, 2023. These tours offer invaluable hands-on learning experiences and provide insights into various facets of biology, culture, and history. On the inaugural day of the tour, the students paid a visit to the Damsna Fish Farm located in Suru Valley. Dr. Abid Hussain, an Assistant Professor of Zoology, took the opportunity to impart knowledge to the students regarding the feeding habits and behavior of rainbow fish being cultivated at the farm. Additionally, t...

Ayushman Bhav Health Mela held at Community Health Center Sankoo
Kargil, September 24 (Scoop News)-To promote public health and well-being, a Health Mela was organized as part of the nationwide Ayushman Bhav initiative at the Community Health Center in Sankoo, Kargil on Saturday. At the Health Mela, patients received examinations from a team of doctors, which included Dr. Banazer Khatoon (Consultant Anesthesia), Dr. Mohammed Hussain Wazir (Orthopaedic), Dr. Syed Iftikhar (Physician), Dr. Hasina Batool, Dr. Rabiya, Dr. Mohammed Ali, and Dr. Syed Abul Hassan (Medical Officer of RBSK), all of whom were present at the event. Various stalls were set up to offer healthcare services to the local community, encompassing general OPD services, orthopedics,...

GDC Drass organizes annual road race
Kargil, September 23 (Scoop News)-Department of Physical Education and Sports, GDC Drass today conducted the annual road race drawing participants and spectators from the college community and beyond. The road race exemplifies the college’s commitment to promote physical fitness and fostering a sense of community. The two-kilometer single category was open to both male and female students of the college. The annual road race witnessed an impressive turnout of participants, students from the college. Around 45 female and 21 male students participated. The enthusiasm and energy of the participants added to the event’s vibrancy. The race route took participants through the breath...

 
 Debate
The resurgence of jihad in Kashmir: An unforgiving analysis
K N Pandita Traditional infiltration routes through the Line of Control (LoC) have shifted, with some suggesting the use of alternative routes through the Nepal and Bangladesh borders. This presents a new challenge for security forces in preventing militant infiltration across the LoC. The traditional routes have been plugged resulting in a sharp decline in infiltration attempts. However, the vulnerable crossing points like Krishna Ghati in the Poonch sector or Machail in the Tangdar sector remain vulnerable. It is along these two or three points that sneaking infiltrators have been liquidated and a large cache of arms has fallen in the hands of Indian security forces and J&K ...

Increased Terror Threat to India
Asad Mirza A recent UN report has identified India, as one of the peripheral countries where terrorist organisations like Al Qaeda, ISIS and ISKP are planning to increase their presence. A recent UN Report on global operations of Al Qaeda and Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) by the Analytical Support and Sanctions Monitoring Team of the UN Security Council says that Al Qaeda is regrouping in Taliban-led Afghanistan. But what is more worrying is that around 200 fighters of the Al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), the South Asia-focused branch of the parent terrorist organisation, are still active, and who might be planning operations in Jammu and Kashmir, Bangladesh an...

An expert commentary on PM's recent visit to the US
K N Pandita By a happy coincidence, I grabbed the opportunity of listening attentively to an interview Dr Sazawal has given to the New Indian news channel recently. Given this in light of the Prime Minister and 39,s recent visit to the US as a state guest, I ruminated over its significance. Dr Vijay Sazawal, a nuclear scientist of Kashmir Valley origin but long settled in the US,enjoys prestigious status as a scientist. Additionally, he has been maintaining an interest in Indo-US relations, particularly in the areas of technology. He is gifted with a facile pen and his articles published in various US journals are held in high esteem by the specialist. I have known him s...

Balanced Economic Ties Vital for Both U.S. and China
Asad Mirza The recent visit of Janet Yellen to Beijing has raised hopes that it may pave the way for two rival global nations to come together for economic reasons, as it plays out to be in favour of both. Last week the U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen went on a four-day diplomatic trip to China, where she met with top Chinese economic officials, including Premier Li Qiang, former Vice Premier Liu He, and former People’s Bank of China Gov. Zhou Xiaochuan. This is Yellen’s first visit to Beijing as Washington’s chief financial officer, yet many economists worry the United States’ and China’s competing interests may make the trip fruitless at best - and downright hostile a...

New UK Plan to Reboot Economy
Asad Mirza After Brexit and Covid pandemic, the British economy is facing its worst phase, Prices of food and essential items besides increasing transport costs have been pinching the pubic for the last two years. In this background UK announced its new DCTS plan to reboot its economy. It’s been three years since the UK left the EU, the largest trading block in Europe, to become a “prosperous, dynamic and contented” country, as exclaimed by the former prime minister Boris Johnson who signed the Brexit deal. He went on to explain jubilaintly that the Brexit deal would enable UK companies to “do even more business” with the European Union, and would leave Britain free to strike t...

Prioritising The Road Ahead For The Indian Industry
Asad Mirza The last 9 years have proved to be a period of immense economic and commercial gains for India businesses, partly helped by the government’s new policy initiatives and also the charged-up Indian businessmen ready to take-up new challenges and claim their due place under the sun. 75 years after independence, becoming the fifth largest economy in the world and poised to be the third largest economy by 2030, India has indeed surpassed many significant milestones. But the moot question here is what has fuelled India’s growth, the services or the manufacturing sector, and what should be its future plan of action. The economic reforms ushered-in by the Narasimha Ra...

World Press Freedom Day:Taking the people for a ride
Rachna Vinod The United Nations General Assembly declared May 3rd as World Press Freedom Day in 1993 which was first proposed in 1991 by a group of African journalists who had gathered in Namibia for a UNESCO seminar on promoting an independent and pluralistic press which was later endorsed by UNESCO’s General Conference. Since last 30 years, it is celebrated on every 3rd May. This year’s theme for the Day is “Shaping a Future of Rights: Freedom of expression as a driver for all other human rights” Coinciding with 101 birth anniversary of Sh. Om Prakash Saraf, an embodiment of simple living high thinking and an apostle of freedom of expression, this write-up written by him 33 years b...

Delayed Assembly Poll- A violation of “Basic Structure” Principle
B L Saraf Date 24th announced the last week of the month of April, 2023. Normally, there is nothing notable in a date which denotes the beginning of a week or a month. But 24th April has a history behind in as much as on this day , in year 1973, a cloak of invincibility was put around certain features of Chapter 111 of the Constitution of India and citizenry rights triumphed over the possible dictatorial State actions .An inviolability of sorts from the State actions was bestowed on the Fundamental Rights, guaranteed to the Indian citizens by the Constitution which are encapsulated in this chapter .This day has added significance because it marks the golden jubilee of Kesavanan...

 Jammu News
Lt Governor releases Mukesh Singh & Anupama Pandey’s book “Curse of the Pir”
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha released a book titled “Curse of the Pir” authored by Sh Mukesh Singh, ADGP Jammu and Ms Anupama Pandey. The Lt Governor congratulated the authors for their remarkable literary endeavor. Inspired by true events, the book is a riveting tale of dedication of our Police officers and a tribute to their selfless service to the nation, he said. "Curse of the Pir" is also a testament to the multifaceted talents of Sh Mukesh Singh beyond the realm of law enforcement into the world of literature. I am sure this excellent new book will take readers to an adventurous journey to understand the challenges faced by our Police ...

Kathua Campus (JU) organizes 5th Extension Outreach Programme at its adopted village Kathera
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)-Kathua Campus, University of Jammu organized 5th Extension Outreach Programme on "Fostering Agricultural Sustainability: Embracing Millets, Multicropping Strategies, and Mastering Waste Management" at its adopted village Kathera for showcasing a multifaceted approach to agricultural enhancement and emphasizing the importance of sustainable practices. The program was attended by a crowd of over 600 individuals. In a parallel initiative, the "Stationery Distribution Drive-II" aimed at providing essential stationery to all the students of Government Higher Secondary School, Kathera. This noble effort reflected Kathua Campus's commitment for improving edu...

Manjit Singh demands restoration of democratic system in J&k
Bhari Brahmana, September 25 (Scoop News)-Apni Party Provincial President Jammu and Former Minister S Manjit Singh has demanded restoration of democratic system in Jammu and Kashmir to address growing concerns of the people. "The people have been in despair for the last several years in both the regions because of the absence of an elected Govt. The issues have multiplied, and the bureaucracy has failed to resolve the issues. However, the attempt to coverup the public anger against the authorities has resulted in protests a couple of weeks back," said Manjit Singh while addressing a meeting in Samba. The meeting was organized by Mandeep Singh Mannu at Ward Number 8 in Bari Brahmana to...

Abhay Bakaya questions silence of JMC over under development in Sidhra's ward number 71
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)-Apni Party spokesperson and State General Secretary Youth Singh Abhay Bakaya has expressed his concern over the negligence of ward number 71 in Sidhra regarding developmental works. Abhay chaired a corner meeting with the party leaders and residents of Majeen Mohallah in ward number 71, Sidhra. In this meeting, the participants were informed about the poor basic amenities that are missing in their ward and people who live in an underdeveloped locality even as it comes under the jurisdiction of Jammu Municipal Corporation. On this, Abhay said that the JMC appears to have deliberately ignored the residential area and deprived the locals from the c...

Our focus is on reaching out to 'Vanchit, Shoshit & Pirit’: Vice Chairperson DDC Udhampur
Udhampur, September 24 (Scoop News)-Juhi Manhas Pathania, Vice Chairperson DDC Udhampur, in presence of PRI members of Panchayat Thial, on Sunday inaugurated and formally kick started work on PWD road from Dhar road to SC Basti Sunal at Panchayat Thial in Tehsil Majalta, amid a thunderous applause, renting of slogans and boosters of appreciation from the locals of the area. She received a thumping welcome by the locals. The said road would provide connectivity to about 100 households, especially SC houses in the area. While addressing people, she called for reaching out to those who have been left out of the loop of development. She called for qualitative development and time bound...

Kathua lifts winner trophy of UT level AAG boys wrestling competition at Doda
Doda,September 24 (Scoop News)-Kathua lifted the winner trophy in UT level all age group (AAG) boys wrestling competition at Indoor Stadium Doda today. More than 200 players from 9 districts participated in the event. The participants from far-off districts narrated that not only the staff treated them very well, but the people here were very kind and cooperative, and they felt it as if they were at their own respective homes. They wished to go out and see some popular hill spots of Doda like Dal Draman, Nagni, Lal Draman, etc but for the scarcity of time at hand, they can't be able to do so. Some teenagers promised to return soon with their families to explore the beauty of Doda. ...

Specially-abled need opportunity, not pity: Rana
Jammu, September 24 (Scoop News)-Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today called for creating adequate opportunities for specially abled persons to grow as proud and useful citizens in the society rather than taking pity on them that saps their morale. “Society has to play a pivotal role towards empowerment and emancipation of specially abled people so that they give their best in return and don’t become burden”, Mr Rana said while addressing the valedictory function organized by National Federation of the Blind in Collaboration with Saksham Tek Fiesta Jammu and Handicapped Association J&K at Louis Braille Memorial Residential Schools for Girls at Roop Nagar here. ...

Undemocratic to deprive people of elected govt for a long time: Bhalla
Undemocratic to deprive people of elected govt for a long time: Bhalla Says Officers cannot run government for more than six months
Jammu: September 24 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) Working President Raman Bhalla on Sunday accused the BJP of depriving the people of Jammu and Kashmir of the elected government for the last five years.He said the Election Commission is under the constitutional obligation to hold assembly polls in Jammu and Kashmir as the last time elections were conducted in J&K was in 2014. “Since then, no assembly polls were held here,” he said while interacting with the people at Sanjay Nagar Ward-1 after inaugurating construction of protection wall near Fateh Singh Sahaib Gurdwara Sanjay Nagar Jammu in presence of Dwarka Choudhary. Prominent among those present ...

 
 Kashmir News
First Sub-Committee of Parliament OL reviews Rajbhasha implementation at NIT Srinagar
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-First Sub-Committee of the Parliamentary Official Language (OL) Committee on Monday conducted a comprehensive examination of Rajbhasha implementation at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar. The meeting was hosted by the Border Security Forces (BSF) Kashmir, took place at The Lalit Srinagar. It was attended by esteemed members of First Sub-Committee of the Parliamentary OL Committee. Director of NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Sudhakar Yedla, and the Institute's Registrar, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari, were also present. Hindi Officer Dr. R.P. Shukla who oversees the Rajbhasha Cell, AR (Admin) Mohammad Iqbal Dar, AR Legal, Mohamad Hazik an...

Div Com Kashmir reviews working of Health, School Education & FCS&CA Departments
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri Monday reviewed the functioning of Health Department, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and School Education Department with respect to ongoing Major Projects, upcoming projects, deliverables, implementation of UT & Centrally Sponsored Schemes in a meeting, held, here. The meetings were attended by Directors and other senior officers of the respective departments. At the outset, Director Health through a detailed presentation gave an overview of the department viz a viz organization, hierarchy of Health institutions, staff strength, major projects and schemes. On the occa...

Two groups of Anantnag Youth flagged-off for 10 days Tour
Anantnag, September 25 (Scoop News)-Nehru Yuva Kendra Anantnag, as part of Kashmiri Exchange programme flagged off 2 groups of Youth Male and Female of District Anantnag for 10 days tour to Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) and Udaipur (Rajasthan). The tour is organized by NYK Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India and all boarding and lodging facilities including to and fro tickets are being provided by the department. The flag-off ceremony was organized at Sports Stadium Anantnag in which Vice Chairperson DDC, Advocate Javid Ahmad Sheikh; Deputy Director, Mohammad Khalil Mir and other officials of NYK Anantnag were present. Mir while interacting with the touring youth wh...

NHM J&K releases ranking of Public Health facilities on JK e Sahaj for August 2023
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- National Health Mission, Jammu and Kashmir today released ranking of Public Health facilities on Hospital Management Information System (JK e Sahaj) for the month of August 2023. In the category of Associated Hospitals of Government Medical Colleges, the first rank has been clinched by Jammu Psychiatric Disease Hospital, followed by GMC Anantnag, SMGS Hospital, Jammu, Chest Disease Hospital, Jammu and Government Lal Ded Hospital, Srinagar. The bottom five in this category included SMHS, Srinagar, Government Dental College, Srinagar, GMC Doda, Chest Disease Hospital, Srinagar, Bone and Joint Hospital, Srinagar. In the category of District Hospit...

DC Ganderbal reviews formation of FPOs at DMC meeting
Ganderbal, September 25 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shyambir today convened a meeting of the District Management Committee (DMC) to review promotion and formation of Farmers Producer Organization (FPO) scheme in the district. At the outset, the meeting reviewed the progress of FPOs sanctioned in block Lar and Sherpathri and future course of action of newly approved FPOs. DDM NABARD, who is also the Member Secretary of DMC, appraised the chair about support and monitoring of the FPOs by NABARD. He also highlighted the salient features of the scheme besides broad service and activities to be undertaken by the FPOs. The DC instructed all line departments to h...

DC chairs meeting to finalize arrangements for Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) at Bandipora
Bandipora, September 25 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad Monday chaired a meeting of officers to finalize the arrangements for the smooth celebration of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) in the district. The concerned officers were directed to ensure adequate arrangements of security, power supply, sanitation, transport, medical facilities, water supply, food grains etc in the district and particularly at Ahm i Sharief Shrine Bandipora during Milaad days. The DC stressed upon the officers for providing all the requisite facilities to the devotees visiting shrines and other mosques during the Milad days across the district. He further stressed for close ...

Bhupinder Kumar lauds developments, advancements in Obstetrics, Gynaecology sectors
Over 250 faculty, delegates from all over India participate
Srinagar, September 24 (Scoop News)-The two day National Conference on “Emerging Challenges in Obstetrics and Gynaecology” organized by Postgraduate Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Government Medical College, Srinagar concluded here today. Earlier, the conference was inaugurated by Secretary Health and Medical Education, Bhupinder Kumar. Professor Masood Tanvir (Principal/Dean, GMC Srinagar), Professor Bilqees Jameela (former HOD Gynaecology & Obstetrics GMC , Srinagar ) were guests of honour. Professor Rizwana Habib (HOD Gynaecology and Obstetrics GMC, Srinagar) and Professor Syed Masuma Rizwi, Professor Samiya Mufti were organising Chairperson and Organising Secretar...

District Baramulla clinches Inter-District Kho-Kho Under-17 Girls Championship
Baramulla, September 24 (Scoop News)-In an exhilarating display of talent and determination, District Baramulla has once again showcased its sporting prowess by emerging as the champions of the Inter-District Provincial Level Kho-Kho Tournament for Under-17 Girls. The tournament, held at District Shopian, witnessed an intense competition where Baramulla faced off against District Budgam, ultimately securing victory. Jatinder Singh, District Youth Services and Sports Officer Baramulla extended heartfelt congratulations to the victorious team for their outstanding performance. This victory not only adds another feather to District Baramulla's cap but also underscores the region's com...

 
 Other Stories
DC B'la discusses strategies to observe 'Sankalp Saptaah' Week in Singhpora Block
Calls for adopting coordinated approach to saturate the identified indicators
Baramulla,September 25 (Scoop News)-As part of Government of India's ambitious Initiative to achieve 100% saturation under Aspirational Block Development Programme in all the identified blocks across the country, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today convened a meeting of all the concerned officers at Dak Bunglow to discuss various strategies in order to implement the said programme in Block Singhpora Pattan here. It is worth mentioning here that as envisaged under the initiative, a week long "Sankalp Saptaah" will be launched by Prime Minister Shri Naren...

Zaiba Aapa Institute organizes International week for the Deaf
Bijbehara,September 25 (Scoop News)-International week for the Deaf concluding ceremony held at zaiba Aapa Institute of inclusive education Semthan Bijbehara. The Programme was organized by Humanity Welfare organization Helpline. Around sixty children with hearing and speech disabilities, scores of parents, persons .with disabilities joined the event. The special educators of zaiba Aapa Institute of inclusive education throw light on the importance of the day. Thr program was attended by CPIM general secretary Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami in solidarity with persons with hearing and speech disab...

Govt College for Women Parade Ground Jammu celebrated NSS Day
Jammu,September 25 (Scoop News)-NSS units GCW Parade celebrated 55th NSS day with great fervour. The event was formally inaugurated with a traditional lamp lightning ceremony by the Principal of the college Dr S P Sarswat, NSS POs and other faculty members. About 150 NSS volunteers participated in the program. Volunteers presented NSS song before the audience, and a traditional Gojri dance was also presented by them. Principal of the College felicitated outgoing students with mementos, the Volunteers were felicitated for their exceptional contributions towards NSS namely Ms Mavi Sapolia, best...

BJP celebrates birthday of Maharaja Hari Singh ji
Jammu, September 24 (Scoop News)-On the birthday of great Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jammu & Kashmir organized a series of programmes to celebrate the occasion. Ravinder Raina, J&K BJP President along with MP (Lok Sabha) Jugal Kishore Sharma, BJP NEM Priya Sethi, BJP Vice-President Yudhvir Sethi, Parmod Kapahi, Rekha Mahajan and others paid tributes to the great Maharaja at Maharaja Hari Singh statue, Tawi Bridge, Jammu. Former Dy. Chief Minister Dr. Nirmal Singh, former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta, former Minister Sat Sharma, former Minister...

DDC Chairperson joins Maha Yagyi at Gangpukhri Asthapan temple at Lar
Ganderbal,September 23 (Scoop News)-District Development Chairperson Ganderbal (DDC), Nuzhat Ishfaq on Saturday visited the Gangpukhri Asthapan temple at Lar Ganderbal and joined Pandit community at Maha Yagyi (Hawan). During the Maha Yagi prayers were offered for peace and prosperity in the region as well as for the safe return of Kashmiri Pandits to their homeland. Kashmiri pandits thronged the temple from different parts of the valley to participate in the religious function. The Gangpukhri Asthapan temple in Lar Ganderbal has always been a place of spiritual significance for the...

DPAP paid floral tributes to Maharaja Hari Singh on his birth anniversary
Jammu, September 23 (Scoop News)-Democratic Progressive Azad Party on Saturday celebrated the 128th birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh and paid the floral tributes to him for his contribution to peace and progress in Jammu and Kashmir. The party’s senior leadership cut the cake at the statue of Hari Singh in Jammu and revisited his outstanding contribution to the socioeconomic growth in Jammu and Kashmir. “We can’t forget what he did for the coming generations of J&K. He was a visionary ruler and if there is the growth and progress visible in the UT, it was all his contribution,...

Reserve 8 Assembly seats for PoK DPs to defeat Pak’s manipulations in J&K: Chuni
Favours creation of Mirpur, Muzaffarabad, Poonch Scouts to plug infiltration gaps along LoC
New Delhi,September 23 (Scoop News)-SOS International Chairman, Rajiv Chuni has suggested for the reservation of at-least eight seats for the PoK displaced people, whose number is around 17 lakh, in Jammu and Kashmir assembly and creation of battalions of Mirpur--Muzaffarabad--Poonch Scouts with full strength of PoK refugees to be deployed along the Line of Control (LoC) to expose the Pakistan-China strategic nexus of building economic corridor in PoK. “The government of India should get rid of the disease from its origin and the best remedy to teach Pakistan a lesson is that it (GoI...

Hundreds of yatris from all over country participated in Charri Mubarak yatra of Sharda Mata
Teetwal(Kupwara), September 23 (Scoop News)-Save Sharda committee Kashmir Regd took out a charri Mubarak yatra from newly built sharda temple to whiteline bridge on eve of Sharda ashtami today. Whiteline bridge is the last point dividing India & PoK at TCP Teetwal. Hundreds of yatris from all over country led by about 100 kashmiri pandits started the symbolic yatra at 10:30 AM and marched towards LoC crossing point. The banner called for cross LoC heritage and religious tourism. The kashmiri pandits were seen chanting kashmiri bhajans all along the route. Earlier the yatris took a holy di...

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