Friday, April 16, 2021
 
 Kashmir News
Sopore police arrests 03 accused persons for extortion conspiracy
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- Sopore police received a complaint from Mudasir Ahmad Shiekh son of Ghulam Muhammad Shiekh resident of Panzipora Sopore, son in law of Ghulam Nabi Lone resident of Hamdani Colony, Nadihal stating therein that during the intervening night of 03/04 April 2021 some unidentified persons barged into his in-laws' house at Nadihal along with weapons and asked them to drop them at South Kashmir. The complaint further reads that they also took away two mobile phones and threatened them not to disclose this to anyone. In this regard, a case FIR number 20/2021 under section 450, 506 IPC & 7/25 Arms Act was lodged at Police Station Panzlla and investigation was set i...

Lady SPO terminated from service for glorifying terrorism by Kulgam Police
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- Police in Kulgam arrested a Lady SPO and terminated her from the service for glorifying terrorism and obstructing government officials in the discharge of their duty. On 14th of April 2021, on a specific input regarding the presence of terrorists in Karewa Mohallah of village Frisal, a search operation was launched by the security forces in the area. During the search operation, the search party was obstructed to by a lady identified as Saima Akther daughter of Ghulam Nabi Rah, resident of Frisal. The lady resisted the search party & turned violent and uttered statements glorifying violent actions of terrorists. She captured a video through her personal ...

DC Srinagar reviews progress of Mega Developmental projects
Directs for completion within deadline strictly
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner (DDC), Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting convened to take stock of the works on major developmental projects in District Srinagar. The meeting held threadbare deliberations on different ongoing projects being executed including Rs 132 crore at Lal Ded Maternity Hospital project and Rs 133 crore Srinagar Drainage System, besides other ongoing projects at Bone & Joint Hospital, 200 Beded Maternity Hospital, Bemina, 188 meter span Sharifabad bridge, Noor Jahan bridge Qamarwari, Development works at Hazratbal Shrine, Upgradation & Development of infrastructure at Bakshi Stadium. The meeting also reviews...

CUK’s DSW holds extension lecture
Ganderbal, April 15 (Scoop News)- Directorate of Students Welfare (DSW), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Thursday organised an extension lecture on Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur on the commemoration of his 400th Birth Anniversary, to highlight the teachings, values and principles of the Guru. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Dr. Somanpreet, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, presented an extensive discourse about the life and teachings of the Guru. He pointed out that the Guru dedicated his whole life for spreading the message of Guru Nanak. His works included in the Guru Granth Sahib, covers a wide range of topics such as ...

Div Com for adequate availability of oxygen, bed capacity in Hospitals
chairs Covid-19 review meeting
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- With surge in number of covid-19 cases, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today called for an increase in the number of bed capacity for Covid-19 patients at all designated hospitals. The Div Com made these remarks while chairing a Covid- 19 review meeting here. He said that buffer stock of beds including ventilators is kept available at all designated hospitals. At the outset, a 4 member team was constituted to look after availability and smooth supply of oxygen to hospitals. The committee shall also ensure the same is supplied under government notified rates. He further stressed on the work expedition and timely execution of all 37...

Rope in private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients: DAK to authorities
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- As Covid-19 cases continue to rise unabated in Jammu and Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday urged authorities to rope in private hospitals to treat corona patients. “That would reduce the burden on government run hospitals,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “We are back in the eye of the storm, with the second wave of Covid-19 causing surge in cases and hospitalizations too,” he said. “Virus has once again become dangerous and is behaving aggressively.” “Today we have more patients in hospitals than what we saw during the first wave and we are finding it hard to cope with the rush of patients,” DAK Pr...

NIT Srinagar hosts virtual lecture on 'building new start ups'
'Key aim of such lectures is to students will learn how to execute ideas for on ground': Dir NIT Prof Sehgal
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)-The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management (HSS&M), National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar Thursday hosted a virtual lecture on process of 'building a start-up'. The event was presided over by Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal who was the chief guest on the occasion and the virtual lecture was delivered by the Director of Zipcho Entertainment Company, Mohammad Younus Budoo (ACS). On the occasion, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal said the key objective of holding such sessions are that students will learn and will know how to work and execute ideas for processing new start-ups. "After proper guidance and research, a successful entrepr...

Notorious Thief Arrested Fifth Time, Vehicle Recovered: Reasi Police
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- On 6/4/2021 One Krishan Singh S/O Tej Ram R/O Bhaga Teh & Distt. Reasi reported at Police Post Talwara that his motorcycle bearing registration number JK20B 2593 parked in upper Talwara has been stolen during intervening night of 4/5 of April 2021. On this FIR no. 69/2021 U/S 379 IPC stands registered at P/s Reasi and investigation initiated. Many suspects were rounded up and questioned. Simultaneously sources were also activated & Police Post Talwara got a clue that Stolen Motorcycle is seen Khawas Area of District Rajouri. After getting this information Police team left for Khawas area of Rajouri and recovered Stolen Vehicle from Notorious thief...

Kulgam Police arrests one JeM terrorist and 03 terrorist associates
Arms & ammunition recovered
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- Police in Kulgam have arrested an active terrorist of JeM & also three terrorist associates. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition have been recovered. Acting on a specific information regarding movement of terrorists a special checkpoint was established by Police along with security forces at village Bogund. During checking of vehicles, three persons aboard a Maruti Alto vehicle were signalled to stop, who on seeing the search party tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert joint party. Moreover, another associate of them was separately apprehended from the checkpoint. The active terrorist has been iden...

Notorious drug peddler arrested in Bandipora
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- Continuing its war against the menace of drugs, Police in Bandipora have arrested a drug peddler and recovered psychotropic substance from his possession. A police party of Police Station Sumbal at a checkpoint established at Nesbal Crossing intercept a person identified as Mohd Asif Wagay @Asif Yalgaar resident of Hilalaabad Nesbal Sumbal. On checking, police party were able to recover 14 bottles of codeine phosphate from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. A case FIR number 47/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation was initiated. Du...

Police seizes 06 vehicles for illegal mining and transportation of raw materials in Bandipora
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- Police in Bandipora have seized six vehicles used in transportation of raw materials illegally extracted during different raids in Handwara. Police teams from Police Station Bandipora and Police Post Ajas along with the teams of Mining & Geology department conducted raids on different Nallah/Streams across the district to check illegal extraction and transportation of raw materials. During the raids, six vehicles (tippers) were seized from Turkpora Bandipora and SK Bala Ajas. These vehicles were being used in transportation of raw materials illegally extracted. The drivers managed to flee from the spot and efforts are on to nab them. In this connection...

Tourism deptt organises Shikara Rally
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- As a part of “Azaadika Amrut Mahotsav” celebrations marking the 75th Anniversary of India's Independence, Directorate of Tourism Kashmir Wednesday organised a Shikara rally in Dal Lake in which over 50 shikara boats participated. Director Tourism Kashmir Dr. G N Itoo flagged off the rally at Sher-i-Kashmir International Conference Centre (SKICC) which culminated at Nehru Park. The spectacular view of the shikara in the Dal Lake was a feast to the eyes for the locals and tourists who also participated in the event with full zeal and enthusiasm. Dr Itoo said that the Shikara Rally also coincided with celebrations of Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s birthday to sen...

Traffic Police challans 16 vehicles in Srinagar for plying on embankment of Dal Lake at Boulevard Road
DC asks traffic authorities to take legal action against the violators
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- In order to ensure smooth and hassle free movement of the traffic in Srinagar City particularly on Boulevard road, the Traffic Police, City Srinagar today challaned 16 vehicles which were found wrongly plying or parked on the footpaths of Boulevard road thus committing an offence under Motor Vehicles Act and creating obstruction in smooth flow of traffic. Meanwhile, the matter was brought into the notice of Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, who is also the Chairman Road Transport Authority, who asked the SSP Traffic to take legal action against the violators. He also appealed to the general public, Transporters as well as the owners of t...

DC Srinagar, Mission Dir NHM review prevailing COVID-19 situation
Isolation of positive cases as per SOPs shall be ensured
Srinagar, April 14 (Scoop News)- Keeping in view the surge in COVID-19 cases, the Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad Wednesday convened a meeting with senior functionaries of Health Department to review the prevailing Covid-19 situation and controlling measures undertaken in Srinagar district. Mission Director NHM, Chowdhary Mohammad Yasin was also present on the occasion. The meeting held threadbare deliberations on issues and measures undertaken to effectively contain and manage the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. During the meeting, the concerned officers of health department apprised the meeting about the zone and block wise situation of positive cases, contact tracing,...

NIT Srinagar hosts a virtual extempore competition for students
We are virtually connected to students, will not compromise on their academics: Director NIT
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- To boost the students with positivity, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar Tuesday organized a virtual extempore competition titled “Just A Minute” in which dozens of students participated. The event was hosted virtually by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) NIT Centre and was presided over by Director NIT Rakesh Sehgal. While addressing the students in his key speech, Prof. Sehgal appreciated the organizers for conducting such events. We are virtually connected to our NIT Srinagar students and will not compromise on their academic activities anymore," he said. "Last year despite COVID19 pandemic also NIT Sri...

Patients will suffer as SKIMS stops routine admissions, surgeries: DAK
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- With SKIMS hospital stopping all routine admissions and surgeries, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday said patients will suffer immensely due to closure of these services. “While it is critical to contain Covid resurgence, it is vitally important to take care of non-Covid patients as well,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. SKIMS hospital has ordered closure of all routine surgeries and admissions from April 07 in view of resurgence of Covid-19 cases. “This could be detrimental for patients,” DAK President said. “Cancer patients can progress in no time and their disease will spread if their surgeries are delayed.”...

Advisor Khan celebrates Navratra, Baisakhi Festivals
Pays obeisance at Mata Zeastha Devi Temple, Chati Padshahi Srinagar
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today celebrated the Navratra and Baisakhi festivals here at Srinagar with Hindu and Sikh brethren respectively. On the occasion the Advisor visited the shrine of Mata Zeastha Devi Mandir situated at the foothills of picturesque Zabarwan. The Advisor was accompanied by Mayor Srinagar, Junaid Azim Mattoo, DDC Chairman Malik Aftab, Rajesh Gupta and Dr. Kamal Suri. Speaking on the occasion Advisor Khan extended heartiest congratulations to the entire community of Kashmiri Pandits across the globe on ‘Navreh’ and wished for their peace, progress and prosperity. While releasing the New year's Sapt Reshi calendar he...

CUK’s SLS holds workshop on ‘Traffic management in Kashmir’
Ganderbal, April 13 (Scoop News)- Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Tuesday called for an effective management of traffic in the Srinagar city and peripheries, in order to minimize the road accidents and cut the travelling time of commuters. “The commuters, both travelling in public and private vehicles, are facing huge difficulties to traverse through the city and peripheral roads due to huge traffic inflow and snarls, which cause inordinate delays in reaching to the respective workplaces, particularly during rush hours,” Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir said while addressing the participants during a one-day training workshop on “Traffic Management in ...

Handwara Police busts Al-Badr terror module
02 active terrorists and 03 associates arrested, arms & ammunitions recovered
Srinager, April 13 (Scoop News)- Police in Handwara have busted a terror module of proscribed terror outfit Al-Badr & arrested two active terrorists and three terrorist associates. Incriminating materials including arms and ammunition have been recovered. Acting on a specific information regarding movement of terrorists on Baramulla-Handwara Highway, a special checkpoint was established near Kachloo Crossing by Police, 32RR and 92Bn CRPF. During checking of vehicles, three persons riding a motorcycle in suspicious condition tried to escape from the spot but were apprehended tactfully by the alert joint party. They have been identified as Mohd Yaseen Rather son of Mohd Akbar, Showkat A...

DC Srinagar takes stock of Srinagar Sewerage project
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today convened a meeting to take stock of the progress of work on ongoing 140-kilometre Srinagar sewerage project and to discuss the issues confronting the completion of the project. The meeting held threadbare discussions on various aspects of the project including realignment of PHE pipes at Alamgari Bazar, relocation of sixteen shops at 90 Feet Road Soura and measures under taken for relocation of inline and outfall pump stations besides permission for road cut at various locations for execution of house connection. The DC directed the officers of the concerned departments to speed up the pac...

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