Saturday, September 22, 2018
 
 Kashmir News
DAK issues advisory on flu vaccination
Srinagar, September 21 (Scoop News)- With flu season just around the corner, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday urged people to get vaccinated against flu. “Vaccination is the single best defense against flu,” said DAK President and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. He said everyone 6 months and older should get annual flu vaccine before the start of flu season which begins in October and can last as late as May. Since it takes two weeks for flu vaccine to become fully effective, it is best to get the vaccine now. However, vaccination should continue to be offered throughout the flu season. Dr Nisar said this season’s flu vaccine has been updated to better match currently circu...

Disruptive and communal politics of RSS must be defeated:Tarigami
Srinagar,September 20 (Scoop News)- CPI(M) disapproves the statement of RSS chief in which he has once again attacked the special constitutional status of Jammu And Kashmir State by calling for the scrapping of Article 35-A and Article 370 in a public programme. Since RSS is the ideologocal mentor of BJP, a statement like this confirms the apprehension that the cat may be finally out of bag and that the BJP government may well be on its way to scrap the Article 35-A for polarization and its petty electoral gains. However the people of Jammu and Kashmir have always rejected such divisive designs of communal forces. Mohan Bhagwat seems to be ignorant of the historical realities and the ba...

Mirwaiz to deliver sermon on Ashoora, pay tributes to Imam Hussain and martyrs of Karbala at Alam Seb
between 3,30 pm and Asar prayers on Friday
Srinagar, September 20, (Scoop News)-APHC leader and Mutahida Majlis-e-Ulema (MMU) head Mirwaiz Umar Farooq paid glorious tributes to the martyrs of Karbala Hazrat Imam Hussain, his family and companions, stating that their great sacrifice infused new life and meaning into understanding Islam . He said that despite being far less in number, up against a mighty enemy , Imam Hussain fought courageously with faith and conviction along with his companions till his last breath, to uphold the great principles of Islam which he stood by. Mirwaiz said that Imam Hussain refused to surrender before falsehood and deceit and instead fought for truth and righteousness. He preferred to...

ITI Jammu celebrates its Top ranking in State
Jammu, September 20 (Scoop News)-Government Industrial Training Institute Jammu today organized an event to celebrate its 1st Rank in J&K State & 51st All India Rank in the grading process. Pertinently, the ranking was issued by Directorate General of Training (DGT) , Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (Govt. of India) . Global rating agency CRISIL has carried the entire grading process throughout the country. Director Technical Education, J&K, Anoo Malhotra was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, Director Technical Education appreciated the efforts of the faculty members and Head of the Institutions for achieving the prestigious ranking among 133...

Second edition of PHD Golf Tourism Conclave, Tournament from Sept 22
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-The Department of Tourism is going to organize the second edition of PHD Golf tourism conclave and tournament fromSeptember22-23, 2018 at Srinagar. The second edition will be held in association with J&K Golf Development & Management Authority, RSGC and the PHD Chamber. The Tourism Conclave will be held on September 22 at SKICC and the Golf Tournament on 23 September at Royal Springs Golf Course. “The objective of organizing the conclave and tournament is to promote the golf courses of Jammu and Kashmir. This will not only boost the tourism sector but also bring it on the international and domestic tourism map,” a statement of the Tourism Departmen...

Asgar Samoon reviews working of Animal, Sheep Husbandry, Fisheries Deptts
Launches ‘Online lab reporting module’ app for district disease diagnosis laboratories
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Animal, Sheep husbandry, fisheries and Transport department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today chaired a meeting of officials of Animal, Sheep husbandry and fisheries departments to review their working and status of various projects being implemented under different state and central sponsored schemes. The meeting was attended by Director fisheries, Kashmir, R N Pandita, Director Animal husbandry, Kashmir, M Y Chaproo, the officials of Animal husbandry, Sheep husbandry, fisheries, Law, Finance, Planning and other concerned departments. Besides, Director Animal Husbandry, Jammu, Director Sheep husbandry, Jammu and other concerned offici...

Finance Deptt asks Administrative Secys to furnish details of unfunded, languishing projects
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-The Government has asked the Administrative Secretaries to furnish details of all the unfunded/languishing projects pertaining to their respective Departments. “All the Administrative Secretaries are requested to furnish details of the unfunded/languishing projects pertaining to their respective Departments latest by 30th September, 2018,” said a communication issued by the Finance Department. It said the Government has already constituted a High-Powered Committee (HPC) for approving unfunded projects which shall be funded through Jammu and Kashmir Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC) Ltd. “The projects will be considered for fundi...

Rs 10.12 cr provided to 2568 beneficiaries under SMAS during current month
Secy Social Welfare calls for expediting all pending cases
Srinagar, September 20 (Scoop News)-Secretary Social Welfare, Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone today reviewed the progress on implementation of the State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS). The meeting was informed that the Social Welfare Department has, during the current month, sanctioned financial assistance to the tune of Rs 10.12 crore in favor of 2568 beneficiaries under the scheme. The newly sanctioned cases include 159 in Jammu, 27 in Ganderbal, 224 in Kishtwar, 16 in Srinagar, 100 in Kulgam 100, 131 in Udhampur, 46 in Baramulla, 41 in Doda, 351 in Anantnag 351, 90 in Bandipora, 198 in Budgam, 242 in Rajouri, 200 in Kupwara, 150 in Reasi 150, 97 in Samba, 65 in Leh 65, 285 in Shopian 285 and...

‘Holding elections against aspiration of people is murder of democracy’
South Zone committee meets at Khanabal, reiterates party resolve of upholding states dignity
Anantnag, September 19 (Scoop News)-National Conference on Wednesday reiterated its resolve of upholding the states dignity by fighting forces who have announced an all out attack on states special status. Addressing the Party’s monthly South Zone Committee Meeting at Khanabal, the NC South Zone President Dr Bashir Veeri said, "The present dispensation both at the center and the state doesn’t seem to be interested in protecting the states special status. All they seem to be interested in is on holding elections irrespective of who participates in them. Holding elections in such circumstances, wherein states premier political parties have in unison asked for protection of Art 35 A, is n...

APHC denounces imposition of curbs on Muharram procession in Lal Chowk area
condemns arrest of a nursing student, Iqbal\
Srinagar, September 19, (Scoop News)-All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has denounced the imposition of curbs in Lal Chowk and majority of parts Srinagar to foil Muharram processions and use of force on mourners besides blocking all routes even those leading to hospitals terming it as the direct inference in the religious affairs. The Hurriyat said that it has been the age old practice across Kashmir that on 8th and 10th of Muharram, huge processions used to take out from various parts of Srinagar and other parts of the valley to pay rich tributes to Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions who were martyred in Karbala. However, over the past three decades , the rulers hav...

JK Accounts Employees Association expresses gratitude to Governor, Advisors, CS
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- J&K Accounts Employees Association has expressed gratitude to the Governor Satya Pal Malik, Advisors to Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar & Khurshid Ahmad Ganai, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary Finance, Navin K Choudhary for allotting accounts cadre, the responsibilities regarding allocation and expenditure of plan funds in the State. The Association said it had remained a long pending demand of the accounts cadre and now by virtue of hard work of Principal Secretary Finance, State Administrative Council (SAC) has finally approved the proposal. The JKAEA has expressed deep gratitude for the generous support of the authorities...

Official panel headed by CS to review records of IAS cadre
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Governor’s Administration today constituted a high-level Committee to review the records of members of the Indian Administrative Service of J&K cadre, under rule 16(3) of the All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958. According to the order, the committee will be headed by Chief Secretary B V R Subrahmanyam. The members of the Committee are Vice Chairman/ Director General, J&K Institute of Management, Public Administration and Rural Development Lokesh Dutt Jha, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Coal, Government of India, Suresh Kumar, Commissioner/Secretary to Government, General Administration Department Hilal Ahmad and one Apex...

Advisor Kumar to hear public grievances in Srinagar every Tuesday
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar will now be hearing to public grievances at JK Governor's Grievance Cell in Srinagar on every Tuesday instead of Wednesday. The government order issued in this regard reads, 'K Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor shall now hear to public grievances on every Tuesday in Srinagar at Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Sonwar from 10:00 to 12:00 pm, instead of on Wednesday. The general public is hereby advised to visit JKGGC on every Tuesday to meet the Advisor K Vijay Kumar for registering their grievances/demands and timely resolution. ...

Advisor Kumar hears public delegations, individuals at Srinagar
Assures people for timely resolution of issues; Asks officers to act on people's grievances
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today held Grievance Redressal Camp at JK Governor's Grievance Cell where he met several public delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands. During the Public Grievance Camp, 20 delegations and 27 individuals turned up at JKGGC to apprise the Advisor of their grievances and sought his intervention in ensuring outcome-based redressal of the same in time-bound manner. A delegation from Shekhpora, Budgam met the Advisor and raised issues pertaining to the development of their area. Members of Dard Shin Community from Kangan, Ganderbal requested for granting Schedule Tribe status to their...

Vinod Sonkar calls for greater participation of SCs in New India
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-National President of BJP Anushuchit Jaati (SC) Morcha, Sh. Vinod Sonkar (MP) and Prabhari for J&K SC Morcha Sh. Saroop Chand Rajan addressed a meeting of J&K-BJP SC Morcha at BJP headquarter, Trikuta Nagar. MP (Lok Sabha) Jugal Kishore Sharma, State Vice-President Dr. D. K. Manyal, BJP State General Secretary Yudhvir Sethi, SC Morcha State President Jagdish Bhagat, Surinder Bhagat, Subhash Bhagat, Dr. Krishan Bhagat, N.D. Rajwal, Balbir Ram Rattan and other senior leaders also addressed the meeting, which was attended by State Office Bearers, District Teams, Mandal Teams and senior leaders of State SC Morcha. Vinod Sonkar, while addressing the meetin...

PDD regularizes 63711 connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme
Div com directs DCs to start intense drive to curb illegal power connections
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- On the directions of the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, PDD has regularized 63711 electricity connections under SAUBHAGYA scheme across the Valley. SAUBHAGYA or Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana was flagged off in September 2017 with the objective of electrifying all left-out households. It was given out that the approved budget for the implementation of SAUBHAGYA scheme in Kashmir division is Rs 358.95 crore and 98947 electricity connections are pending which will be regularized by November 2018. To achieve 100 per cent electrification under SAUBHAGYA scheme, Div Com directed all District Development Commissioners (DDCs...

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