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 Kashmir News
Closing educational institutions to manage situation has become a routine in Kashmir: Tarigami
Srinagar, November 18, (Scoop News)- It has become a norm in Kashmir this year that whenever any violent incident happens, the Government orders closure of educational institutions to manage the situation. On Saturday, the Government ordered closure of educational institutions in Srinagar, apparently in the wake of a gun fight in Zakura area on Friday. Due to long winter vacations, strikes, official holidays and other reasons, the academic calendar in Kashmir Valley is very short. Right from April this year, the Government ordered closure of schools and colleges dozens of times to manage the situation which has badly affected the education of students. Closing down the educational i...

NC expresses grief over killing of S.I. Imran Tak
NC State Spokesperson participates in wreath-laying ceremony at DPL Srinagar
Srinagar, November 17, (Scoop News)- National Conference on Friday expressed grief and sorrow over the killing of Sub Inspector Imran Ahmed Tak during a police operation in Zakura, Srinagar. Paying glowing tributes to the martyred police officer, NC President Dr. Farooq Abdullah, General Secreraty Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar and Provincial President Nasir Aslam Wani said the party stood in solidarity with the martyred officer’s family and his colleagues in this moment of loss. National Conference State Spokesperson Junaid AzimMattu visited District Police Lines, Srinagar on Friday evening...

Scientists from 16 countries visit Kashmir for Geo-science research Srinagar
Srinagar, November 17, (Scoop News)-In order to do the research of the fossil deposits and other Geo-science research in Kashmir, 25 scientists concluded their field tour to Kashmir during which they visited Fossil Park at Khunmoh, in Pulwama. The scientist visited Kashmir Himalayas in a sequel to 9th International Association of Geomorphologists (IAG)-2017 event held at New Delhi in which 760 delegates from 66 countries participated during November 6 to November 11, 2017. The scientists conducted field work on various aspects of geosciences including fluvial geomorphology, glaciology, te...

Div Com reviews winter stock position
Visits LPG bottling plant, FCI Godown
Srinagar, November 17, (Scoop News)- Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today took stock of the availability of essential commodities and fuel in Kashmir division. He visited the Bottling plant at Pampore wherein he directed the company representatives of different gas agencies to keep sufficient stock of the LPG cylinders. He was informed that the companies have more than 20 days of LPG stock available with them or in transit. The Div Com directed the IG Traffic and communicated with Deputy Commissioners of Udhampur and Ramban to ensure that all trucks carrying fuel and LPG are allowed to move on priority basis. The Div Com also inspected the FCI Godown at Lethpora, wh...

CUK’s SLS, DLSA holds essay competition
Srinagar, November 17, (Scoop News)- The School of Legal Studies, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in association with District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Srinagar, organised an essay competition on “Access to Justice Myth or Reality,” at Nowgam-I academic block of the varsity here. The 4th Additional District Judge, Srinagar, Mr. Kamlesh Pandita, Mobile Magistrate, Mr. Pervez Iqbal, Head of the Department, Law, Dr. Sheikh Showkat, DLSA Law Officer, Ms Raheela Tabasum, Panel Lawyer, DLS, Advocate Ms. Nousheen Bhat, faculty members and students of the varsity, University of Kashmir and other law colleges were also present on the occasion. Addressing the participants, Mr. Kamlesh...

At DAK meet, doctors seek reinstatement of President
Srinagar, November 17, (Scoop News)-Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) held a meeting of executive members on November 14 at sub-district hospital Kupwara in which reinstatement of DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan was sought. The members urged government to reinstate DAK President immediately or else they are left with no option but to shut down hospitals across the valley. Dr Nisar was suspended in May 2014 by previous government for exposing spurious drug scandal in Kashmir. Speaking on the occasion, DAK President said “ he was victimized for highlighting the illegal trade of spurious drugs in Kashmir to which many precious lives were lost.” “In 2013, DAK unearthed a big...

Don’t need certificates from double agents:Junaid Mattu
‘Geelani should fight his own battles, not use rubber-stamps’
Srinagar, November 16, (Scoop News)- National Conference State Spokesperson Junaid Azim Mattu on Thursday ridiculed the childish, rhetorical and juvenile statement issued anonymously by Hurriyat (M) and JKLF and said neither National Conference nor he required any certificates from double-agents who have amassed millions worth in property and wealth riding on the back of unimaginable sacrifices rendered by the people of Kashmir. “Firstly, Ex-MLA Geelani should fight his own battles and not force rubber-stamp leaders to come out to defend his indefensible dealings and arrangements with PDP. Secondly, neither National Conference nor me as an individual require any certificates from do...

Dr. Farooq Abdullah visits Khanqah-e-Moula
Offers obeisance, seeks immediate restoration of the shrine
Srinagar, November 16, (Scoop News)-National Conference President and Member of Parliament for Srinagar, Dr. Farooq Abdullah on Thursday visited the shrine of Amir-e-Kabir, Shah-e-Hamdan (RA) Khanqah-e-Moula in Srinagar to assess damages to the shrine due to a tragic fire incident. Dr. Farooq Abdullah, accompanied by National Conference General Secretary and MLA Khanyar Haji Ali Muhammad Sagar, paid obeisance at the shrine and sought the immediate restoration of the damaged sections. “Khanqah-e-Moula is the spiritual core of Kashmir and a rich repository of our spiritual and cultural hi...

Proper mechanism must for preservation of shrines, religious places: Tassaduq Mufti
Expresses grief over Khanqah fire incident
Srinagar, November 16, (Scoop News)-Coordinator Chief Minister’s Grievance Cell, Tassaduq Mufti today said that the shrines and religious places of Kashmir have been the proud symbols of the valley’s spiritual edifice, faith and cultural heritage as such a proper and comprehensive mechanism for their preservation is a must. Expressing grief at the fire incident at the historic Khanqah-e-Maula shrine of Hazrat Amir-e-Kabir Shah-e-Hamdan (RA), the Coordinator said that these Khanqah’s and religious places have withstood the vagaries of nature and political turmoil for centuries. He said these heritage treasures are excellent examples of our local skills, creative works and rich mixed arch...

Div Com reviews progress of Semi-Ring Road, NH444, Bharat Mala projects
Srinagar,November 16, (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan today directed the officials to expedite the pace of work on all developmental works within stipulated deadline. The Div Com was speaking at a meeting to review the progress on Semi Ring Road, NH444, Bharat Mala and World Bank-funded projects. The meeting was attended by Director NHAI and other officials from various departments. Deputy Commissioners of Pulwama, Anantnag, Shopian, Kulgam, Budgam, Ganderbal and Baramulla participated via video conferencing. The Div Com appreciated the work done in this regard in Pulwama and Budgam and directed others to follow the lead. He said that all pending work nece...

Overwhelming response at Kupwara for recruitment in indian army
Srinagar, November 16, (Scoop News)-Recruitment Rally for commenced today at Panzgam for various categories for the candidates of Kupwara and Bandipora districts. An overwhelming response was visible among the locals of the remote border district as youths in thousands turned up for participating in various tests conducted for enrolment into Indian Army. The rally which is being conducted from 15 to 23 November 2017 will test the candidates for their physical standards and other ground tests followed by an aptitude test and medical examination. A candidate has to clear all these ...

Hajin Premier League - 2017 concludes
Srinagar, November 16, (Scoop News)-Continuing with the mission of J&K Police to provide platform to the talented youth of the State to nurture talent and channelize their energy in a positive manner, District Police Bandipora in collaboration with Hajin Army Camp of 13 RR organized a Cricket Tournament at Baharabad Hajin here under Civic Action Programme. 16 cricket teams of different parts of the Sub Division Sumbal participated in the tournament. The tournament concluded with prize distribution among the winning and runner up teams by SSP Bandipore Sheikh Zulfikar Azad. While speaking on the occasion, SSP Bandipore underscored the objectives of organizing such programmes. He said ...

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