Tuesday, March 19, 2019
 
 Kashmir News
Students urge Cluster University Srinagar Authorities to postpone Exams scheduled tomorrow
Srinagar ,March 19 (Scoop News)- Students of various Integrated courses of Cluster University Srinagar on Monday urged authorities to postpone exams scheduled for tomorrow in wake of the shutdown called by JRL against the custodial killing of Rizwan Asad, a resident of Awantipora South Kashmir. A number of students have informed that it would be difficult for them to appear in the examinations scheduled on Wednesday. Students from south Kashmir said that there would be restrictions and transport is likely to be off the roads. “How can we reach examination center in absence of transport and possibility of the protests,” said a student from south Kashmir. A group of Integr...

Magisterial enquiry into killing of school teacher is underway:Police
Srinagar, March 19 (Scoop News)- In pursuance of terror case investigation, one suspect Rizwan Pandit resident of Awantipora was in police custody,Police said. They said that the said person died in police custody. In this matter while following the procedure laid down in section 176 of CrPC a magisterial enquiry is underway. Separately, police investigation has also been initiated in the jurisdictional area of incident. ...

CPI(M) expresses concern over shortage of fertilizers
Demands ban on import of spurious fertilizers, pesticides
Srinagar,March 19 (Scoop News)- Expressing serious concern over unchecked import of spurious fertilizers and pesticides in the state, due to which farming community is suffering huge losses not only in terms of money spend on purchase of fertilizers and chemicals but also due to adverse damage caused to crops, the CPI(M) State Secretary Gh Nabi Malik has sought prompt action from the government to check the menace. The sudden shortage of fertilizers in the month of March, which is an essential farming period, has taken a heavy toll on the farmers. Farmers are using sub standard fertilizers available in the markets. During the previous years, fertilizer companies were dumping the...

CPI(M) demands judicial enquiry into killing of Rizawan Pandit
Srinagar,March 19 (Scoop News)- Demanding judicial enquiry into the alleged custodial killing of a 28-year-old Awantipora school teacher, CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami Tuesday said no civilized society can tolerate such acts. The custodial death of Rizwan Pandit must be investigated in a transparent and time bound manner and government must order a judicial enquiry into the incident immediately. Custodial killing isn’t acceptable to any human being and whosoever is involved Pandit’s killing must be given exemplary punishment. Custodial killing is a brutality and brutalities are unacceptable in whatever form they are. ...

General Elections 2019: DEO Kupwara reviews connectivity to snowbound areas
Kupwara, March 18 (Scoop News)-District Election Officer (DEO) Anshul Garg today chaired a meeting to review status of connectivity to snowbound areas and restoration work to facilitate to facilitate election activities and dispatch of Election Material etc for smooth conduct of General Elections-2019. The meeting was attended by Assistant Commissioner Revenue Bashir Ahmad, SSP Kupwara, SDM Karnah, Executive Engineer, R&B, PMGSY Division Kupwara, Concerned Tehsildars and representatives of other departments. Sub-Divisional Magistrate Karnah Dr. Aliyas Ahmad briefed District Election Officer about the present status of roads including Kupwara - Tangdar road, Kupwara- Keran Road, Kup...

De-worming campaign: DC Ganderbal reviews action plan
Ganderbal, March 18 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Hashmat Ali Khan today convened a meeting of District Health Department to review the action plan and preparations for National De-worming Day (NDD) campaign to be held on March 20. Chief Medical Officer, Dr R D Kasana briefed the DC about the action plan for the campaign. He said that 1.62 lakh children between 1 to 19 years of age enrolled in various schools and Anganwadi Centers in the district will be administered de-worming drug (Albendazole). The children who could not be de-wormed on National Deworming Day shall be administered the drug on Mop-up Day on March 26, 2019, he added. The DC urged Health Department to make de...

DC Anantnag discusses preparations for annual pilgrimag Amarnath Yatra
Anantnag, March 18 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Anantnag, Khalid Jahangir, who is also District Yatra officer, today chaired a meeting of concerned officers to discuss the preparations to be made for smooth conduct of the Annual Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra 2019. The DC directed CEO, PDA, CMO, SE PDD, Hydraulic, Oxen R&B, PHE, PDD, Urban Development, Education, Tourism, Animal husbandry, Labour, ARTO, Dy. Commandant Home Guard & SDRF, Traffic Department to ensure all necessary arrangements with regard to the smooth conduct of SANJY – 2019. The CEO, PDA, informed the meeting that tenders have been served for 32 km Yatra track from Chandanwari to Holy Cave for its snow clearance manually, wh...

NC to field Dr Farooq Abdullah from Srinagar- Budgam parliamentary constituency
Muhammad Akbar lone to contest from Baramulla Parliamentary Seat
Srinagar, 18, March, 2019: Jammu, March 18 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir National conference Parliamentary board met here today at party head quarters Nawa- e -Subha, Srinagar. The meet was chaired by the party president Dr. Farooq Abdullah. The parliamentary board members were unanimously of the opinion that the party should content all six parliamentary constituencies as alliance talks with Congress remain inconclusive. The board authorized the president to take the final decision on any coalition with secular forces taking into account the national political situation. The parliamentary board decided to field Dr. Farooq Abdullah from Srinagar-Budgam constituency and Muhamm...

1 die,2 ijured in road accident
Srinagar ,March 17 (Scoop News)- One person died while two others were injured in a mishap after their vehicle met with an accident in Uri. An Alto 800 car met with an accident at Parenpilla Uri, resulting in on spot death of one person identified as Anayat Hussain son of Mohammad Sideeq Awan resident of Parenpilla Uri and injuries to his two children identified as Azhar Awan aged 21 years and Muskaan aged 15 years. Both the injured persons have been shifted to hospital for treatment. After completion of legal formalities, the body of the deceased person has been handed over to his legal heirs for last rites. A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and investigation...

Minor boy lost his life in a fire incident
Srinagar ,March 17 (Scoop News)- A minor boy lost his life in a fire incident in Parenpilla area of Uri. Fire broke out in the residential house of Maqbool Ahmad son of Mohammad Iqbal Mirza resident of Parenpilla Uri, resulting in complete damage to the house. In this incident, a minor boy identified as Umeed Ahmad son of Maqbool Ahmad lost his life. Fire was brought under control with the assistance from locals. Cause of fire is being ascertained. ...

Can’t all of us in J&K, including voices of dissent, have some common ground to give respite to people : Tarigami
Qazigund, March 17 (Scoop News)-Highest level of violence in a decade, lowest economic activity and unending political uncertainty in Kashmir today is the outcome of the BJP government’s wrong policies due to which there is gloom everywhere in the Valley. Kashmir is in constant chaos and the new realities are being sketched under the shadow of guns and the BJP’s aggressive, muscular Kashmir policy – an approach long called for by its parent organisation, the RSS. Kashmir looks like a ruined place, with human life at great peril. There is a trail of disappointment, let-downs and downright lies and broken promises by the BJP government. The BJP’s toxic agenda is reflected in the be...

Monga grieved over Uri, Tikkri road accidents
Srinagar, March 17 (Scoop News)- Pradesh Congress Committee vice president and former MLC Ghulam Nabi Monga today expressed grief and shock over the tragic accidents at Parampila Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and Tikkri in Udhampur district on Srinagar-Jammu national highway. In a statement Monga while terming these accidents as unfortunate and tragic, said, The loss of precious lives is shocking for everyone. Urging the Government to provide adequate compensation to the families of those dead and to the injured, he said that while no amount of compensation can recoup their loss and heal their wounds, yet the Government must come forward to stand with the grieving families....

CUK holds CUKAT-2019 for admission to BA LLB
80% candidates appear in entrance test
Srinagar, March 17 (Scoop News)-Central University of Kashmir (CUK) conducted the Central University of Kashmir Admission Test (CUKAT-2019) for admission to Integrated B A LLB Programme, on Sunday. As many as 80 per cent of the candidates appeared in the entrance test that was conducted at Central University’s Green Campus in Ganderbal and S P College in Srinagar respectively. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, Registrar, Prof. Fayaz A Nikka , Director Admissions/Controller of Examinations, Prof. Parveen Pandit took stock of the examination centres during their visit to Green Campus and S P College. They were satisfied with the conduct of the examination and hailed the staff for ...

Emphasis be on academics: DSEK to officials
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)-Director School Education Kashmir, Muhammad Younis Malik chaired meeting of officers of the Department and Engineers today. Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir, Joint Directors, Principal SIE, DIET Principals, all CEOs, Chief Accounts Officer, Principals from districts, representative ZEOs from each district participated in the meeting. Besides, engineers’ of R&B, Executive Engineers of School Education Department (1st and 2nd), Executive Engineer J&K Police Housing Corporation and members from J&K Housing Board were also present. Speaking on the occasion, Director, School Education, Kashmir emphasized upon all the participants that academics is the prime focus of...

COE discusses rehabilitation of Dal dwellers
Decisive action plan needed for the protection of Dal lake: Dr E Shridaran
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)-The four member Committee of Experts (COE) appointed by the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir today conducted a high level meeting for the conservation, Management and Rehabilitation of Dal-Nigeen. The meeting was convened by Lakes and Water Bodies Development Authority (LAWDA) to review the overall progress, preservation and protection of Dal lake. The meeting was chaired by Dr E Shridaran, Principal Advisor, Committee of Experts. The meeting was attended by Chairperson, COE, Dr Nivedita P Haran, Member, COE, MC Mehta, Principal Sec Housing And Urban Development, Deeraj Gupta, Vice-Admiral (R), S K Jha, Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Shahid Iqbal Choudary,...

DC Srinagar discusses implementation of Poshan Abhiyaan
District coordination committee to monitor implementation to be formed; awareness camps about the mission to be held across the district
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary, Saturday convened a meeting to discuss the implementation of the national nutrition mission Poshan Abhiyaan in the district. The meeting discussed the mechanism required to be put in place to ensure complete coverage of target groups and thorough implementation of the nutrition mission in the district. The DC said the education department has an important role in the mission with schools hosting a major percentage of the target population. He instructed the concerned departments to hold awareness camps about the programme for the information of the target population and also asked the Social We...

Agriculture, Horticulture, Tourism are backbone of state economy: Div Com
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)-The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today termed Agriculture, Horticulture and Tourism sectors as the backbone of State’s economy. The Divisional Commissioner made these remarks while inaugurating the mega Kisan Mela 2019 in the premises of Agriculture Complex, Lal Mandi. The mela was organized by the department of Agriculture under ATMA scheme. On the occasion, the Divisional Commissioner urged the farming community to adopt scientific methods to enhance their crop yield. He said that the new farm techniques will also create huge employment potential and Kashmir can become a self sufficient in rice and vegetables. He urged the farmers t...

CJ Gita Mittal inaugurates 1st ‘Vulnerable Witnesses Deposition Complex’ of J&K in Srinagar
Also inaugurates four facility units, ATM
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)-For ensuring a safe and comfortable environment to vulnerable witnesses including victims of child sexual abuse, a Vulnerable Witness Deposition Complex (VWDC) was today inaugurated here at District Court Complex in Mominabad. First of its kind in Jammu and Kashmir, VWDC was inaugurated by Chief Justice (CJ) of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey in the presence of Justice Sanjay Kumar Gupta, Judge High Court of J&K. Four facility units and ATM were also inaugurated on the occasion. Principal District and Sessions Judge Srinagar, Abdul Rashid Malik, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdhary, Ch...

DAK holds free medical camp for school children at Bemina
Srinagar, March 16 (Scoop News)- Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday held a day long free medical camp at Yateem Khana School in Bemina area of Srinagar city. DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said school health programme is an important component of total health care delivery system to promote, protect and maintain health of school children. “Around 300 children were screened by a team of specialist doctors headed by DAK Spokesperson Dr Riyaz Ahmad Daga. The team screened children for diseases, deficiencies; defects and disabilities besides checked their nutritional and immunization status,” he said. DAK President said the Students were dewormed on spot as...

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