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JK Govt amends grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules 2020
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Government has introduced amendment in the Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020, authoring Naib Tehsildar in addition to Tehsidar to issue the certificate to the PCR holders and their children. “In exercise of the powers conferred by Article 309 of the Constitution of India, read with Section 15 of the Jammu and Kashmir Civil Services (Decentralization and Recruitment) Act, 2010, the Government hereby makes the following amendment in the Jammu and Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules, 2020,” a GAD Notification issued today stated. The amendment in Rule 5, Clause 1 authorizes both Tehsildar and ...

DC Ganderbal flags off “Fit India Freedom Run”
Ganderbal, September 19 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal in presence of SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal today flagged off "Fit India Freedom Run" under the aegis of Fit India Movement at Madre Meharban Stadium Ganderbal. The event was organized by the department of Youth Services & Sports, District Ganderbal in which over 170 departmental officials participated. On the occasion, the Deputy Commissioner was Chief Guest and SSP Ganderbal was Guest of Honor. Speaking on the occasion the DC said that main aim of organizing such events is to engage youth in sports activities to keep them physically and mentally fit. DC also highlighted the initiatives taken by district ...

10th, 12th Exams: DM B'la imposes restrictions under section 144 Cr. P. C around Exam Centres
Baramulla,September 19 (Scoop News)-For smooth and fair conduct of annual/bi-annual (private 2019-20) examination to be conducted by J& K State Board of School Education for 10th and 12th classes commencing from 21st September 2020, District Magistrate Baramulla, Dr G N Itooo has imposed restrictions under Section 144 CrPC on the general public for not entering or gathering within a radius of two hundred meters from the examination centers. Accordingly, an order issued from the DC office reads that the restrictions shall remain in force on 21th, 22th, 23th, 24th, 26th, 28th, 29th and 30th of September and 1st, 3rd, 5th, 8th, 10th, 13th and 17th of October, 2020. However, the supervisor...

Food Safety department warns against use of synthetic food colours
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-On Saturday, Additional Commissioner Food Safety Legal cum Intelligence, Kashmir warned public at large and those who are organizing feast on marriage ceremony and other occasions not to use any kind of synthetic food colour in the preparation of Wazawan served to guests. Addition of such colours to any of the dishes makes it unsafe for human consumption', he said. He further added that the chefs who would be found involved in adding synthetic food colour shall be dealt sternly as per the provisions of Food Safety & Standards Act. He also said, natural colours such as Cockscomb (Mawal), Saffron, Deghi Mirch, Beetroot can be used under good manufac...

Miscreants entered Jammu & Kashmir Bank Dadsara
attacked the private security guard
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)-Today at about 10:50 hrs, three miscreants entered Jammu & Kashmir Bank Dadsara and attacked the private security guard of the bank namely Showkat Ahmad Hajam resident of Saimoh Tral and decamped with 12 Bore Rifle of the private security guard. The video footage of the incident has been taken as the evidence by the Police. Efforts are on to identify the culprits involved in the commission of crime. The private security guard belongs to private security agency namely “G Active Security Services”. In this connection, a case FIR No. 128/2020 stands registered in Police Station Awantipora and initiated investigations. ...

Stay Gag press order:NAJ - DUJ
New Delhi,September 19 (Scoop News)-The National Alliance of Journalists (NAJ) and the Delhi Union of journalists (DUJ) today, have blasted as: ‘ominous’, and a ‘clear cut case of judicial over-reach’, the Andhra Pradesh High Court order of 15 September 2020, by Chief Justice J.K.Maheshwari, restraining the media from reporting the contents of a FIR filed by the Anti Corruption Bureau of Andhra Pradesh against some very well-connected and well placed individuals, in what is alleged is a big land scam. In a joint statement today NAJ President S.K.Pande, Secretary General N. Kondaiah and DUJ General Secretary Sujata Madhok , have further stated that such orders directing that news i...

Raheela Narchoor from Kashmir addressed over 200 Juris Doctorate students Law at Bloomington, United States
Bloomington (US), September 19 (Scoop News)- The Founding Director of Centre for Human Development, Raheela Narchoor, addressed over 200 Juris Doctorate students of the Maurer School of Law, IU, Bloomington, United States. The Maurer School of Law ranks among top 20 public law schools in the United States. Raheela Narchoor is the Alumna of the Maurer School of Law, IU, Bloomington. The participants in the panel included Anne Newton McFadden,Assistant Dean, Career Services. Indiana University Maurer School of Law,. Dean Donna Nagy,Acting Executive Associate Dean & Professor of Business Law.Indiana University Maurer School of Law,Jessica,Alumna. Indiana University Maurer School...

Kashmir super 30 (ii) empowers engineering aspirants from the valley
Srinagar, September 19 (Scoop News)- Kashmir valley is spread over a large geographical footprint with relatively few urban centres. Access to quality higher education in the valley has been severely hampered due to non-availability of quality institutes with qualified staff both in rural and urban areas. Consequently, the students of the valley are severely at a disadvantage while competing at the national level especially in cutting edge competitive examinations for reputed institutes like the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Afore stated deficit gets accentuated further in the case of children from the lower socio-economic strata of the valley. To alleviate the...

Advisor Khan interacts with JEE toppers
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today interacted with Humaira Rashid, Danish Hamid and Aaqib Javaid who recently cracked prestigious JEE Mains. On the occasion, Advisor Khan said that the youth of Jammu and Kashmir are inherently very capable, ambitious and they excel in every field they choose. He told that the present administration is committed to provide them all possible support while they pursue their careers. The Advisor maintained that they are the icons of coming generations and their success will also inspire many more youngsters to prepare, compete, and excel at National and International levels. The Advisor asked them to tak...

Coordination Committee of Presidents of ULBs called on Advisor Khan
Khan lauded their role in robust development of JK
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-A delegation of Coordination Committee of Presidents of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) of several areas called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan at Civil Secretariat here. The delegation was led by Mohammad Iqbal Ahanger, Chairperson Coordination Committee and comprised of Irshad Ahmad, President MC Hajan, Zahid Hussain Jan, President MC Char-i-Shareef, Advocate Altaf Hussain, President MC Ganderbal, Abdul Kareem, President MC Kunzar, Umar Kakroo, President MC Baramulla, Mushtaq Ahmad, President MC Devsar, and Babloo Gusumi, President MC Kulgam. The delegation raised several issues pertaining to security, accommodation and empowerment of Ur...

Bandipora Police arrests 04 gamblers; Stake money seized
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)- Acting tough against social crimes, Bandipora police have arrested 04 gamblers from a gambling site and seized stake money from the gamblers. A police party from Police Post Ajas raided a gambling site at Saderkoot Payeen Ajas following an input about gambling activities and apprehended four gamblers. They have been identified as Abdul Majeed Dar, Ali Mohmad Dar both residents of SK Payeen, Mohmad Afzal Rather resident of SK Bala and Bilal Ahmad Ganie resident of Dudwan Ajas. Officers have seized playing cards and stake money of ₹6,250/- from the gamblers. They have been arrested and shifted to PS Sumbal where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a ...

Budgam Police arrests two drug peddlers, contraband substance recovered
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-Police in a series of action against drug dealings in Budgam have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered contraband substance from their possession. In the Jurisdiction of PS Khag, officers at a checkpoint established at Sursh Crossing of Khag area intercepted a vehicle bearing registration number JK04B-6503 with one person on board. He has been identified as Abdul Majeed Parray @Afzal resident of Ganastan, Sumbal. During search officers were able to recover 200 grams of Charas from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station Khag, where he remains in custody. Accordingly, case FIR No. 77/2020 under relevant sections of law h...

Webinar on 2014 Kashmir Floods Anniversary held
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-In connection with the 6th Anniversary of the September 2014 Floods, a Webinar on 2014 Kashmir Flood Recovery: Experiences and Initiatives was jointly organized by National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) & The Institution of Engineers, India (IEI), Jammu & Kashmir State Centre, in collaboration with the Divisional Administration, Kashmir. The webinar was attended online by senior Government Officers from various departments as well as general public from the community. Maj General Manoj Kumar Bindal, (VSM) Executive Director, NIDM inaugurated the programme. Er. Aamir Ali, Chairman IEI J&K State Centre welcomed the participants and appreci...

3-day CUCET-2020 begins in CUK
VC conducts inspection of test centres
Ganderbal, September 18 (Scoop News)-The three-day Central Universities Common Entrance Test (CUCET-2020), conducted by the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in association with other fellow Central Universities across the country began on Friday. The university made all the proper arrangements and followed safety protocols vis-à-vis COVID-19. The staff was provided necessary kits including sanitizers to ensure strict implementation of the prevention measures and the social distancing norms among the students were followed in letter and spirit. Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir monitored and inspected the entrance test centres along with Director Admission, Prof. Parveen Pandit ...

Samoon launches a comprehensive ‘Safe School Pilot Programme’
Srinagar, September 18 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, School Education and Skill Development, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon today launched a comprehensive ‘School Safety Programme’ here at Model GGHSS Nawakadal. Speaking on the occasion, the Principal Secretary said that the programme will be a landmark to ensure safety of all children and teachers of schools of Jammu and Kashmir. He said that Samagra Shiksha has developed complete SOPs on School Safety including Covid-19 infections, prevention and control, safe re-opening of schools, school safety and mid-day meals with technical support from UNICEF. Dr Samoon said “COVID-19 pandemic forced school closures in March 2020 and it has opened...

25 Schools selected for Smart Class Rooms, Capacity Building in Sgr
Srinagar, September 17 (Scoop News)-District Administration, Srinagar has selected 25 schools for establishment of Smart Class Rooms and providing modern teaching-learning material apart from capacity building and training of staff. The move is aimed at equipping Government schools with technology and improving teaching-learning experience. The teachers of selected schools will undergo capacity building modules devised by the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration. The implementation committee headed by District Development Commissioner with Joint Director Planning, Superintending Engineer PWD, Chief Education Officer, District Education Planning officers as members...

Manjit Singh appeals Govt to declare PHE, PDD, CAPD & Block Level officers/employees as corona warriors
Recognise services of unknown heroes of J&K
Jammu, September 17 (Scoop News)-Apni Party Provincial President and Former Minister Manjit Singh today appealed to the Government to declare Block Level office, Public Health Department (PHE), Animal Husbandry, CAPD and Power Development Department (PDD) as covid warriors. In a statement to the press, Singh said that it is sheer injustice with the officers and employees of other departments working in different Govt. Departments and dealing with the people. “These officials and employees have put their lives to risk and many of them have lost their lives after being infected with the deadly novel coronavirus,” said Manjit Singh. Singh said that recently PDD and PHE employees got inf...

Awantipora police recovers huge cache of explosive materials
Srinagar, September 17 (Scoop News)-Acting on tip off about the presence of terrorists of proscribed terror outfit JeM, Police alongwith 42 RR and 130 BN CRPF conducted a joint search of the nursery area near forests of village Gadikhal Awantipora. During search of the said forest area, 02 explosive dumps were found which were concealed underground in 02 different 250 litres plastic tanks. In one plastic tank, 416 high explosive gelatine sticks have been recovered while in another plastic tank, 50 detonators were recovered. The detonators were destroyed by the Bomb Disposal Squad on the spot, due to their risk of carrying/transporting. By virtue of this recovery, security forces h...

Bandipora Police facilitates PCPG meetings across the district
Srinagar, September 17 (Scoop News)-As a part of public outreach programme, Police Community Partnership Group (PCPG) meetings were held at Lawdara Bandipora, Kudara Sumlar, Kulhama Aragam, Bazipora Ajas, Naidkhai Sumbal and Ganastan Nowgam areas of district Bandipora while following social distancing norms and other protocols. These meetings were chaired by respective jurisdiction officers and were attended by respectable citizens and prominent civil society members of these areas. The meetings were conveyed to hear the issues of public and to make a strong bond between Police and Public. In the meetings, the participants raised various issues related to police and other civi...

Two Petrol-Pumps penalized for short-delivery: LMD
Srinagar, September 17 (Scoop News)-The Legal Metrology Department today slapped a fine of Rs.10, 000 on each petrol pump after they were found issuing 30 ml and 40 ml short fuel in every 5 litre measure. During a routine inspection of several petrol-pumps of city Srinagar under the supervision of Controller Legal Metrology Department J&K M. Akbar Wani one nozzle among several nozzles at two different filling stations were found issuing 30 ml and 40 ml short fuel in every 5 litre measure. The functions of these two nozzles were stopped on spot and the cases were registered against the management of Petrol-pumps under the Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and each petrol pump was slapped on spot...

GDC B’la organises Talk on ‘Innovation: How to Overcome Classroom Creative Deficit
Baramulla,September 17 (Scoop News)-As part of an ongoing ‘Teacher Enrichment Program’ (TEP) sponsored under a flagship programme of UGC/CPE, Government Degree College, Baramulla today organized a lecture on ‘Innovation: How to Overcome Classroom Creative Deficit’ here. The invited speaker for the occasion was Dr. Sheikh Fayaz, Innovation Researcher, Centre for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy, School of Management, Zhejiang University, Hanzou, China. At the outset, Prof. Mohammad Maqbool Rather, Principal, Government Degree College, Baramulla emphasized on the significance and importance of establishing incubation and innovation centres in educational institutions. Prof. Ra...

E-Stamping training programme held at Shopian
Shopian, September 17 (Scoop News)-E-Stamping training programme was today held here in close coordination with State Taxes Department Shopian under the Chairmanship of Additional Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Dr. Sheikh Ab. Aziz. Speaking on the occasion, The ADC highlighted the aspects, rules and regulations to be adopted while making use of E-Stamping through the latest technology mission. He emphasised on the stamp vendors to come forward and attend all such programmes to get benefited and added that E-Stamping provides better opportunities to the stamp vendors and trains them about the handling of latest technology of E-Stamping through the Computer system to f...

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