Sunday, March 3, 2024
 
 Top Stories of The Day
CS for taking strict measures against illegal mining
Also asks for ensuring availability of construction material at approved rates
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)-Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo today stressed on taking strict measures as per law against those involved in illegal mining across J&K. The Chief Secretary was speaking in a meeting called to assess the working of the Mining Department here. Those who were present includes Commissioner Secretary, Mining; Director, Social Forestry, Director, Mining besides other concerned officers. During this meeting the Chief Secretary took note of the availability of RBM (minor minerals) for construction of infrastructure projects in the UT. He also directed for ensuring availability of construction material to public readily at government approved rates. Dulloo impressed upon the concerned to go tough against the illegal miners. He told them to use the provisions of enforcement measures quite rigorously for putting total end to this illicit practice. He even...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Nari Shakti at the forefront of our developmental journey and taking lead in the nation building:LG Sinha
Women achievers shared their stories of struggle and journey towards success
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)- The Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today addressed the National Commission for Women's event themed on 'Celebrating Inspirational Women' titled 'Tu Bol', at Convention Centre. The Lt Governor commended the endeavour of the National Commission for Women to bring together women achievers to share their inspirational journey ahead of International Women's Day on 8th March. “Today Nari Shakti is at the forefront of our developmental journey and taking lead in the nation building. J&K Administration is focusing on women-led development with unwavering de...

Lt Governor attends ‘Herath Milan Samaroh’ in Jammu
Jammu,March 02 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha attended the ‘Herath Milan Samaroh’ organised by 'Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj', in Jammu today. The Lt Governor extended his felicitations to the people on the occasion. He appreciated the ‘Youth All India Kashmiri Samaj' for working towards the welfare of the people of J&K for over two decades and reconnecting future generations of the community with their roots. He said the UT Administration, under the guidance of Hon’ble Prime Minister, is working with the resolve of ‘Vikas Bhi Virasat Bhi’. Mahashivratri, which...

Rotary Club’s week-long Mega Health Camp performed more than 600 surgeries:LG
Appreciates Health department for providing logistics and district administrations for extending all the support and co-operation
Jammu/Rajouri/Poonch, March 02 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today virtually addressed the closing ceremony of the Mega Health Camp organized by Rotary Club in Poonch and Rajouri. The Lt Governor lauded the significant contribution of the highly-trained specialists from different parts of the country in providing a full range of surgical treatment options and performing more than 600 surgeries during the week-long health camp in the border districts and benefitting the people of the far-flung areas. “I salute our Doctors and Rotary Club members for their dedicated...

LG reiterates UT administration’s commitment to provide a vibrant ecosystem for the growth of industrial sector in Jammu Kashmir
Jammu,March 01 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Shri Manoj Sinha today addressed the inaugural ceremony of the industrial unit of Bloomtex Industries Private Limited. The Lt Governor congratulated the Bloomtex Industries for starting the production within one year. He reiterated the commitment of the UT administration to provide a vibrant environment for the growth of industrial sector in Jammu Kashmir. “Progressive reforms for ease of doing business, revolutionary new industrial development scheme, transparent land allotment policy, best Incentives, Return On Investment (ROI), affo...

 
 Ladakh News
CEC Kargil expresses unwavering solidarity with casual labours
Kargil, March 02 (Scoop News)- Chairman/CEC, LAHDC, Kargil, today convened a press conference regarding concerns of casual labours and various other issues about Kargil district. The CEC highlighted the developments, including a recent meeting chaired with the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor on February 23 regarding casual labours. The CEC emphasized that recommendations, encompassing education facilities, group insurance, phased annual increments and adherence to the Minimum Wages Act of 1948, are poised for submission to the Ministry of Home Affairs. Expressing unwavering solidarit...

Tashi Dolma convenes meeting with Religious Groups to Celebrate International Women’s Day
Leh,March 02 (Scoop News)- In anticipation of the upcoming International Women’s Day on 8th March, a meeting was convened by the Director of the Social & Tribal Welfare Department, UT Ladakh Tashi Dolma with the Women’s Wing of all the religious groups (Anjuman-e-Imamia, Anjuman-Moin-Ul-Islam, Ladakh Buddhist Association). The Director briefed the meeting about the program’s theme, ‘To Celebrate the Extraordinary Journey of Ordinary Women’, and also took inputs from the representatives of the groups. The meeting decided to celebrate International Women’s Day in all festivity and fervor in convergence with the Women’s Wing of all religious groups. The meeting discussed that the event wi...

DC Kargil chairs meeting regarding expenditure under CCDA, Untied LAHDC
Untied DC/CEO under Capex Budget 2023-24
Kargil,March 02 (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse today chaired a meeting in his office chamber regarding expenditure under CCDA, Untied LAHDC and Untied DC/CEO under Capex Budget 2023-24. The Deputy Commissioner took review of RD&PRD, Soil Conservation Department, Command Area Development, Agriculture, Mechanical, CCF, Horticulture, Education, R&B, Electric Distribution Department, PDD, KDA, Health, Tourism, I&FC, DYSSO, Handloom, KREDA, ZDA, PMGSY etc. with regard to release of funds of Rs 45.00 crore and Rs 6.00 crore under CCDA and Untied respectively. DC Kargil has issued strict directives to the concerned departments, emphasizing the need to a...

CEC Kargil chairs review meeting of various departments to access physical, financial progress
Kargil, March 01 (Scoop News)- Chairman/Chief Executive Councilor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon today chaired a review meeting of various departments to access the physical and financial progress being achieved by the departments. The meeting was attended by the Superintending Engineer PWD (R&B), Divisional Forest Officer, Chief Medical Officer, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, District Youth Services and Sports Officer and Project Director KREDA bedside other concerned officers. During the meeting, SE PWD informed the CEC that significant progress has been made in various areas: approximately 98.33% progress in road infrastructure, 99.52% in bridge construction, and 98.00%...

YounTab Scheme: EC Zakir distributes free tablets among students in Shakar Chiktan
Kargil, February 29 (Scoop News)-Executive Councilor (Education), LAHDC, Kargil, Zakir Hussain today distributed free tablets under YounTab Scheme among students at Government Higher Secondary Chiktan for the students of Shakar Chiktan Sub Division. Councillor Chiktan, Kacho Liaqat Ali Khan, Councillor Barsoo, Sheikh Ghulam Mohd Ansari and Councillor Yourbaltak, Manzoor Hussain were present during the distribution ceremony. During the program, the EC emphasized the importance of utilizing the tablets for educational purposes and encouraged students to harness the power of technology for positive learning outcomes. He said the distribution of tablets is a step towards fostering ...

CEC Dr Jaffer, DC Shrikant inaugurate NRLM training centre at Saliskote
Kargil, February 29 (Scoop News)-Chairman/Chief Executive Councillor, LAHDC, Kargil, Dr Mohd Jaffer Akhoon along with Deputy Commissioner/CEO, LAHDC, Kargil, Shrikant Suse, today inaugurated a NRLM Livelihood Training Centre at Saliskote (TSG). Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Ghulam Mohd, Councilor Saliskote, Mohd Sajjad Khan, BPM Rahila Khatoon, SHG members and civil society of Saliskote were present on the occasion. On the occasion, the CEC expressed happiness over the fact that women empowerment is taking momentum in rural areas, thus contributing to livelihood of these women and contributing the economy. CEC Dr Jaffer commended ACD Kargil for the successful impleme...

Workshop on AB-PMJAY and ABDM Concludes in Leh
Leh, February 28 (Scoop News)-A one-day workshop and re-orientation session focusing on the factual data and current status of Ayushman Bharat PM Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) concluded in Leh on February 27. The event also included an interactive session on Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM) and NextGen e-Hospital. Commencing with a warm welcome speech by Director (Coordination) ABDM/ State Nodal Officer AB-PMJAY, Dr. Phunchok Norboo, the workshop unfolded with a detailed presentation by Capacity Building Specialist ABDM, Ladakh, Essar Batool covering the Status of ABHA, District Health Incentives Scheme (DHIS), Health Professional Registry (HPR), and Health Management Informati...

Lok Sabha election: EVM demonstration conducted for employees in Zanskar Sub Division
Kargil,February 28 (Scoop News)-Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) demonstration for all employees of Zanskar Sub Division was successfully conducted today at Dak Banglow, Padum, Zanskar. This crucial training session was aimed to familiarize participants with the functioning and operation of EVMs, ensuring smooth and efficient electoral processe. DLMT Chhewang Dorje Lec. Hr. Sec. School Padum and Tsetan Konchok ZEO Zanskar led the training session, providing valuable insights and practical demonstrations to all attendees. Tehsildar Zanskar Sonam Dorjay was also present on the occasion. ...

 
 Debate
Global Leaders Assemble for the Munich Security Conference
Asad Mirza The Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024 got underway in the background of the continued war in Palestine. Significantly, India’s external affairs minister made India’s position on Palestinian statehood clearer at the conference, besides holding talks with other global leaders. Indian External Affairs Minister, S Jaishankar has called for a ‘permanent fix’ to the Israel-Palestine conflict. In his speech at the Munich Security Conference (MSC) 2024, Jaishankar stated that a large number of nations, particularly those in the Global South, believe that terrorism shouldn't be justified Though calling Hamas’ attack on Israel on 7 October, an act of terrorism, EA...

Ram Lalla Mandir: Critics ‘Sink’ in Ocean of Faith
Straight Talk
K B Jandial Close to the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, the BJP, using Pran Pratishtha of Bhagwan Ram’s temple at Ayodhya, has successfully created a strong narrative, dubbing Congress and its I.N.D.I. Alliance as anti-Hindu. Leaders and spokespersons of these parties, in fact, contributed to the emerging scenario by their unrestrained comments and observations, perceived to be anti-Sanatan & Pran Pratishtha. The public ecstasy generated on Bhagwan Ram temple transcends religious and territorial boundaries, making it life-time and unparalleled event in the living memory of the present generation. The beautifully carved 150 kg Bhagwan Ram’s Idol, has been placed in the garbha griha (...

Indo-Iran Ties Strengthened Further
Asad Mirza External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar’s two-day visit to Iran, last week, was a crucially timed diplomatic engagement. The visit besides discussing the regional security situation was also aimed at further strengthening the political, economic and cultural aspects of the bilateral relations. As the crisis in the Red Sea spurred by the Israel-Hamas war escalates, India has begun a diplomatic outreach to crucial regional players to secure the country’s trade and strategic interests. The outreach treads a line of neutrality in the conflict between the Western powers and the Islamic world wherein India has not joined the US-led multinational naval coalition in th...

Farooq fears Gaza fate may engulf Kashmir
K N Pandita Not only Farooq Abdullah but PDP Chairperson Mahbooba Mufti also has been harping on India talking to Pakistan to resolve Kashmir issue. Kashmir issue surfaced with Pakistan’s incursion into J&K in October 1947. Frooq’s father Sheikh Muhammad Abdullah and his two generations altogether enjoyed power for nearly 35 years. During that long period none of the three felt Kashmir would face dire consequence if India did not talk to Pakistan. Had they any fear of the sort, they would have taken necessary steps to resolve the dispute. They did not because they believed there was not a dispute. If they had believed there was a dispute that needed to be resolved, the simpl...

New Resolve to Tackle Climate Change
Asad Mirza The Dubai COP 28 summit, started a fortnight ago with little promise of any major breakthrough on climate rules. However, the governments and delegates this time proved their critics wrong and the final agreement announced that for the first time the world has agreed to move away from the coal, oil and natural gas that are the principal causes of global warming. Though right form the start or even before it started, the vibes from the Dubai Summit were not positive. However, as the jamboree ended, 198 countries announced that they are committed to phase out fossil fuels as they pose the main climate change accelerators. Ending Fossil Fuels The countries ag...

Pick and choose in Judicial appointments
B L Saraf “While hearing a petition alleging delay on the Central Government’s part in clearing names recommended by its collegium for appointment and transfer of judges, on 20th November a bench of the Supreme Court raised the issue of ‘pick and choose’ policy adopted by the Centre in implementing these recommendations. The court observed that of the 11 names of judges recommended by the collegium for transfer only 5 have been transferred. Pain and anguish was palpable when one of the Hon Judges in the bench reminded the Attorney General “last time, I did emphasize that don’t do selective transfers. It creates its own dynamics.” The bench cautioned Government that pick and ch...

When Mufti Sayeed came calling on Kashmiri Pandits
Dr Ramesh Raina Most of the times human history does not follow a linear path and it seldom unfolds according to a predetermined script.But the before hand manipulation to change its coarse midway tantamount to misrepresent the human history. Its writing or rewriting does not make necessarily anybody feel guilty. But one can be guilty for remaining ignorant and not learning about his own history and then repeating the same mistakes in the future.That’s why history is so important. The role of dramatis personae affecting the flow of events and incidents is complex therefore open to public judgement.To charge sheet and open them to public scrutiny becomes significant and I beli...

Palestine Conflict Overshadows Ukraine War
Asad Mirza The on-going Palestine-Israel conflict seems to have overtaken the global attention from more than 18 months-old war in Ukraine. It also seems that the U.S. is slowly turning its back on Ukraine, and it is unlikely the Europeans can make up for any foreseeable shortfall by including Ukraine amongst the comity. Ukraine’s ambitions of joining the European Union (EU) received an important boost on Wednesday 8th November, when the bloc’s executive body said detailed negotiations on Ukraine’s membership should begin next year. A recent EU report has said that the so-called accession talks should finally start; 18 months after the EU accepted Ukraine as a candidate...

 Jammu News
Govt releases Rs 272 cr housing assistance for rural families under PMAY-G
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)-In line with the announcement of ensuring housing to rural poor in Jammu and Kashmir by Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj has released a significant amount of Rs 272.55 crore for disbursement among the beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin (PMAY-G) through Direct Benefit Transfer. This amount included the central share of Rs 245.30 crore released by the Ministry of Rural Development recently. Chief Secretary, Atal Dulloo, consistently reviewed implementation of the scheme for ensuring sustained efforts and targeted achievements on this account. The Department of Rural Development and Pan...

Judicial Academy, WWF India organize 2 day orientation prog on “Wildlife and Forest Conservation Laws”
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)- J&K Judicial Academy in collaboration with WWF-India, organized a two day orientation programme on “Wildlife and Forest Conservation Laws” for Judicial Officers and officers of J&K Forest Department from across the Jammu Province at J&K Judicial Academy, Janipur, Jammu. The orientation programme was e-inaugurated by Chief Justice, High Court of J&K and Ladakh, N Kotiswar Singh, in presence of Justice Madan B Lokur, Judge, Supreme Court of Fiji, Former Judge, Supreme Court of India along with Justice Sanjeev Kumar, Chairman, Governing Committee for J&K Judicial Academy and Roshan Jaggi, Principle Chief Conservator of Forest and HoFF, Chairman, J&K Biodi...

Power shutdown in Jammu
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)- Chief Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL Jammu has informed that the power supply to Parts of Bari Brahmana, Industrial areas, Palli Kaluchak and adjoining areas will remain affected on March 03 from 9 am to 2 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Upper Roop Nagar, Lower Roop Nagar, Chinor, Durga Nagar, Buta Nagar and adjoining areas will remain affected on March 04 from 10 am to 1 pm. Likewise, the power supply to LaxmiPuran, SwarnVihar, Bharat Nagar, Ganga Nagar, Bantalab, Radio Station, BSNL, CRPF, Ayush Hospital and adjoining areas will remain affected on March 04 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Chatha, Bhour Camp, Peer Baba, Govindpura...

27 Foresters prompted as Range Officers-II
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)-The Departmental Promotion Committee headed by the PCCF (HoFF) Jammu and Kashmir Forest Department has cleared Forest Officials under different categories for promotion to the next level. According to an official hand out, twenty seven (27) Foresters have been promoted to the rank of Range Officer-II (Level- 6C). Similarly, nine (09) Multi Tasking Staff (Class-IV) have been promoted to the post of Junior Assistants and one Junior Stenographer as Senior Stenographer. The action of the Forest Department is in consonance with the policy of the UT Government to provide timely opportunities of career progression to the government officials, so as to m...

BJP launches its “Labharthi Sampark Abhiyan”
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Jammu & Kashmir, launched its “Labharthi Sampark Abhiyan”- the beneficiaries contact campaign, in which the senior leaders of party will approach the existing golden beneficiaries of Modi government schemes. Ashok Koul, General Secretary (organization), J&K BJP, initiated the Abhiyan in polling booth 80, Chak Manga, in Samba Assembly Constituency, in which, he approached the golden beneficiaries, who have received the benefits of more than one beneficiary schemes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Union Government. During this Abhiyan, Ashok Koul, along with other leaders also interacted with a large number of families who ha...

NHM Employees Association Welcomes New CMO Kishtwar Dr Rajinder Kumar
Kishtwar,March 02 (Scoop News)-The NHM Employees Association, Kishtwar, accorded a warm welcome to the new Chief Medical Officer (CMO) of Kishtwar, Dr. Rajinder Kumar. Dr. Nazir Hussain, the District President of the NHM Association, along with Dr. Noor ul Hassan and Mr. Ankush, met Dr. Kumar and extended their greetings. Dr. Kumar is a seasoned medical professional with extensive experience in various healthcare roles. He has previously served as the Medical Superintendent of the District Hospital in Reasi, the District Health Officer in Kathua, and the Block Medical Officer in Bani, Billawar, and RS Pura. He has also held the positions of Deputy CMO and DIO in Reasi. The NHM Empl...

Div Com chairs Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board Meeting
Reviews proposed developmental works, arrangements for forthcoming MahaShivratri Mela at the Shrine
Jammu, March 01 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar, who is also the Chairman of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board, on Friday chaired the meeting of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board and reviewed the arrangements for Maha Shivratri Mela to be organized being held at the Shrine. The meeting was attended by Chief Executive Officer, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Anshul Garg, Deputy Commissioner, Reasi (VC SSKSB), Vishesh Paul Mahajan, Director Tourism, Vivekanand Rai, SSP Reasi, Mohita Sharma, officers of SSKSB, PDD, PWD, besides members of Shri Shiv Khori Shrine Board, Professor Chander Mouli Raina, Dr. Shiv Prasad Raina. At the outset, the Divisional Commissioner sou...

DC Kathua discusses emergency preparedness, response plan at DDMA meeting
Kathua, March 01 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Kathua, Dr. Rakesh Minhas, who is also the chairman of the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) today presided over a meeting to deliberate on emergency preparedness and response plan in the event of disasters. The meeting extensively discussed the role and responsibilities of the stakeholders involved in rescue, relief, and rehabilitation measures in the event of natural disasters, such as earthquakes and landslides, within the district. The meeting laid special emphasis on strengthening the committees at different levels including District, Tehsil, Block, and Panchayat. Furthermore, all concerned officers were directed to or...

 
 Kashmir News
Div Com Kashmir reviews arrangements for celebration of Maha Shivratri
Srinagar, March 02 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today convened a meeting to review the arrangements for the celebration of Maha Shivratri across the valley. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioners, SSPs, Officers of Health Services, Floriculture, PDD, PHE, SMC, R&B, Fire and Emergency, Transport, SRTC, Food Safety and other concerned departments. The meeting held threadbare discussion on the civil arrangements to facilitate the Pandit Community to observe the festival with religious fervor. Addressing the Officers, Div Com instructed Director Floriculture to ensure availability of fresh flowers at Shankar Acharya Temple ...

Distt Admin Budgam organizes daylong Camp for Specially-abled Citizens
Budgam, March 02 (Scoop News)-In a collaborative effort, the District Administration Budgam, Social Welfare Department, and Health Department today organized a daylong camp for specially-abled citizens at Community Hall in Budgam. The camp aimed to streamline access to essential services and empower individuals with special abilities. Deputy Commissioner (DC), Budgam, Akshay Labroo who was the chief guest on the occasion, distributed UDID (Unique Disability ID) cards and certificates among the 40 number of eligible beneficiaries. Speaking at the event, DC highlighted that the camp was organized under the guidance of the Hon’ble LG Administration. He emphasized the camp’s obje...

PCCF orders promotion of 27 Range Officers in the Forest Department
Srinagar, March 02 (Scoop News)-The Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) headed by the PCCF (HoFF) Jammu and Kashmir Forest Department has cleared Forest Officials under different categories for promotion to the next level. The DPC has promoted 27 Foresters to the rank of Range Officer-II (Level- 6C). Similarly, 09 Multi Tasking Staff (Class-IV) have been promoted to the post of Junior Assistants and one Junior Stenographer as Senior Stenographer. The promotion orders issued by the Forest Department is in consonance with the policy of the UT Government to provide timely opportunities of career progression to the government officials, so as to motivate them for better working and i...

Jt. Directorate of Information Kashmir condoles demise of Editor, Subha Kashmir
Srinagar, March 02 (Scoop News)- The Joint Directorate of Information Kashmir Saturday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the demise of Editor- Subha Kashmir, Nazir Ahmad Wani, who breathed his last Saturday after battling kidney ailment. In this connection a condolence meeting was held under the chairmanship of Joint Director Information Kashmir, Mohammad Aslam. The chair expressed deep sorrow and grief over the demise and extended condolences to the bereaved family, especially his son, Zubair Nazir and prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul The meeting remembered his services to the public and other philanthropic endeavours. Deputy Director Information (PR), Ahsan u...

NABARD holds sensitization meet of Cooperative Bank
Anantnag,March 02 (Scoop News)-NABARD conducted a one-day sensitization workshop for Branch Managers of Anantnag Central Cooperative Bank (ACCB) at Head Office of the bank at Anantnag. The workshop was aimed to sensitize the staff of ACCB regarding various credit linked schemes, KYC, Financial Inclusion and other schemes related to microfinance sector. The workshop was inaugurated by DDM NABARD Rouf Zargar and attended by General Manager ACCB Intikhab Deen, Deputy General Managers and Branch Managers from various branches were present in the programme. DDM NABARD through a power-point presentation, gave detailed overview about NABARDs role in formulation, supervision and monit...

CUKashmir holds workshop on ‘Socio-Economic impact of Startups Initiative’
Ganderbal,March 02 (Scoop News)-Central University of Kashmir (CUKashmir), in collaboration with the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Friday organised a one-day workshop on “Socio-Economic impact of the Startups Initiative in select Areas of North India" under a sponsored Research Project, at varsity’s Green campus here. I/c Vice Chancellor, and Head Department of Management Studies, Prof. Abdul Gani, inaugurated the event which was attended by Professor, Delhi School of Business, (VIPTS-TC), Prof. Meghna Chhabra, Director CEO, Centre for Innovation and ED, Islamic University of Science and Technology, (IUST), Prof. Pervez Ahmad Mir, Head Deptt of Sociology, CUHP, P...

06 Private tour operators allotted seats for Haj-2024 in Kashmir
Each allotted 50 seats under Category II
Srinagar, March 01 (Scoop News)-The Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India has allotted seats to six HGOs (Private Tour Operators) in Kashmir for registration Haj-2024 after they were found eligible. This was stated as per communication OM No.Haj-15/28/2022-HAJ-MoMA dated: 29-02-2024 of Ministry of Minority Affairs, Govt. of India For the information of the public in general and aspiring Haj Pilgrims of Haj-2024 in particular, the names of these HGOs (Private Tour Operators) are hereunder. M/s Sahar Tours and Travels, Sulaiman Complex, Dalgate; File No. JK02487024 has been allotted 50 seats under category II. M/s Universe Travel Corporation, Dr. Ali Jan Complex, M.A. Road, ...

DIPR condoles demise of former Deputy Director G.R Badana
Jt. Directorate of Information Kashmir condoles demise of Ex. Deputy Director, Gh. Rasool Badana
Srinagar, March 01 (Scoop News)-The employees of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) have condoled the demise of former Deputy Director, Information, Ghulam Rasool Badana (Azad), who passed away after brief illness. In a condolence meeting held in this regard, the employees remembered the outstanding services of the officer to this department and the literary landscape and who actively made an impact for the growth of department. The officials of the DIPR paid their rich tributes to the officer, prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and strength for bereaved family members to bear this loss. Notably, late G.R Badana was a noted Urdu and Gojri schola...

 
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CAMPA Executive Committee finalizes Annual Plan of Operation for 2024-25 FY
Envisages to treat 9100 Ha degraded forest area
Jammu, March 02 (Scoop News)- J&K Forest Department has embarked upon an ambitious plan to scale up the afforestation of degraded forests in all 20 districts of J&K through Compensatory Afforestation Fund Management and Planning Authority (CAMPA). The CAMPA is a flagship plan under which afforestation of degraded forests is taken up by utilizing money received from different project proponents in view of diversion of forest land for these projects. Primary focus of CAMPA is to create man made forests on degraded forest lands to compensate for the environmental loss caused by the diversion of forest land for developmental projects. For 2024-25, the Executive Committee of J&K CAM...

CEO reviews preparedness in Anantnag Parliamentary Constituency
Anantnag, March 02 (Scoop News)- Chief Electoral Officer, Jammu and Kashmir, P K Pole, today chaired a meeting at Anantnag to review preparations being made for the ensuing Lok Sabha Election 2024. The meeting was attended by DIG SKR, District Election Officers of Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian, SSPs from Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian districts besides other stakeholders. The meeting had a detailed review of District Election Management Plans for Anantnag, Kulgam and Shopian districts. Discussions covered electoral roll processes, logistical requirements, manpower management, risk management, EVM transportation, polling staff and security arrangements. The meeting also focused on all...

Provide immediate relief to windstorm, rain affected victims: Azad to Govt
Srinagar, March 02 (Scoop News)-Ghulam Nabi Azad, Chairman DPAP, expressed deep concern over the widespread damage inflicted upon hundreds of houses and livestock sheds across various hamlets in Reasi, Anantnag, Kulgam, Shopian, Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Rajouri, and Poonch districts due to gusty winds and heavy rainfall & snow. Azad urged the Governor administration to assess the damage caused by heavy rains and pay adequate compensation to victims. The adverse weather conditions have not only caused significant damage to residential structures but have also led to disruptions in electricity and water supply, as well as severed surface connectivity in the upper reaches of Pir Panj...

Congress is architect of tragedies in Kashmir : Rana
Jammu,March 01 (Scoop News)- Senior BJP leader Mr Devender Singh Rana today said that Congress is an architect and perpetrator of tragedies in Kashmir and is responsible for separatism in the Valley that left trail of destruction and devastation, tragedies and miseries for nearly three decades”, Mr Devender Rana said in an interaction with deputations during the weekly public hearing at the BJP headquarters at Trikuta Nagar here along with Prof. Kulbushan Mohtra. He said the BJP cleared the mess of nearly seven decades in Jammu and Kashmir on August 5, 2019 by repealing Article 370, granting special status, making it integral with the nation emotionally and in totality. As if the ...

Members of School Committees imparted awareness, training under Samagra Shiksha program
Jammu, March 01 (Scoop News)- The members of different School Committees in Zone Marh were today imparted awareness cum training under the Samagra Shiksha program. The members of School Management Committees (SMCs) School Management and Development Committees (SMDCs) village Education Committees (VECs) and PRI members were part of the training hosted at Government Middle School Dab Karamdin. Community leaders were acquainted with the role of SMC/SMDC/VEC members in the development of government Schools. They were urged to come forward and revive the Education system for the future of children of their locality. They were also made aware about government schemes like MDM prog...

J&K youth in utter frustration, youth festivals and conclaves will not fulfill their aspirations: NC
Only NC can get rid of people’s woes: Rattan Lal
Jammu, March 01 (Scoop News)-Rattan Lal Gupta, Provincial President Jammu and Kashmir National Conference (JKNC) has accused the BJP Govt of landing the youth into utter frustration by following adopting anti youth policies. He said that the said policies are also being followed by the present Union Territory Administration as a result of which the youth of this Union Territory can only see their future plunged into darkness and uncertainty. He expressed this while interacting with JKNC Youth functionaries at Sher-e- Kashmir Bhavan, Jammu. The senior NC leader stated that more than 7 lakh youth are unemployed in J&K today which is a very serious matter. He said that t...

Manjit Singh demands restoration of statehood, holding of assembly elections in J&K
Vijaypur,March 01 (Scoop News)-Apni Party on Friday took out a massive protest demonstration in Vijaypur town, demanding restoration of statehood and holding of Assembly Elections in Jammu and Kashmir. Hundreds of people, businessmen, ex-PRIs, and prominent people and the Party leaders, who participated in the protest rally, were led by the Apni Party Provincial President, Jammu, and Former Minister, S. Manjit Singh in the town. The peaceful demonstration was taken out from the market area amid slogans for the restoration of democratic system while the protesters were carrying banners...

CEDC of NCUI Hosts Stakeholder Meeting in Collaboration with Unnat Bharat Abhiyan
Jammu, February 28 (Scoop News)-The Centre for Entrepreneurship Development and Cooperation (CEDC) of the National Cooperative Union of India (NCUI) organized a pivotal Stakeholder Meeting in collaboration with Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA) on 26th February. The event witnessed the active participation of esteemed faculties from IIT BHU, IIT Roorkee, IIT Jammu, Goa Institute of Management, Gandhigram Rural Institute (Tamilnadu), NIT Manipur, and other higher education institutions designated as Regional Coordinating Institutions (RCIs) under UBA. Representatives from NGOs and Industry Groups also attended the meeting. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA), a flagship program of the Ministry of Educ...

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BJP always at the service of people: Sat Sharma
Apni Party gains popularity across J&K: Ghulam Hassan Mir
Lt Governor greets people on Sant Guru Ravidas Ji jayanti
Teachers bolster readiness for resumption of classes post winter vacations
All Minority Employees Association of Kashmir calls on Lt Governor
Police facilitates Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meetings in Kulgam
 
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Increasing Islamophobia in the UK
Shivratri is being observed & celebrated all over on 8 th of March
Rafah Under Siege
"Kashmir's Evolution: A Tale of Two Perspectives"
Cultural Genocide of Palestinians
Where the Muslim Leadership Erred
Terrorist Attacks in Iran Threaten Regional Peace
Islamophobic Politics Amplified in Europe
Revocation of Article 370: A New Dawn for Jammu and Kashmir
Gaza Imbroglio Continues Unabated
 
 
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