Tuesday, September 28, 2021
 
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Union Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari to visit Zojila and Z-Morh tunnels tomorrow
Pre event media briefing held at Sonamarg
Sonamarg, September 27 (Scoop News)- Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari will review and inspect work on Zojila and Z – Morh tunnels tomorrow. The minister is on a two day visit to the Union territory of Jammu & Kashmir. During his visit tomorrow Minister will review the progress on Tunnel 1 and Tunnel 2 at Nilgrar site. Tunnel 1 is a twin tube tunnel of 435 metres in length each and tunnel 2 is of 1.95 km long each. These twin tunnels are the part of 18 km long approach road to Zojila west portal. The Minister will also visit the Zojila through east and west ends. Prior to the Minister’s visit a Press briefing was held at Sonamarg. Addressing the media per...

Lt Governor visits “The Paradise Fest” organized to celebrate World Tourism Week
3-day fest on theme “Aao Kashmir” will increase the tourist footfall in UT: LG
Srinagar, September 27 (Scoop News)-On the occasion of World Tourism Day, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited “The Paradise Fest” organized as part of the World Tourism Week celebrations at Zabarwan Park. The Tourism Festival from 27th to 29th September is being organized by various government departments including Tourism Department, JKTDC, SMC in collaboration with NGOs and the Indian Army. The theme of the fest is “Aao Kashmir”. During his visit, the Lt Governor inspected a number of stalls displayed by various entrepreneurs, NGOs, Educational and training institutes from Kashmir. He also interacted with the owners of the stalls which portrayed local Art & crafts, tradition...

Chief Secretary reviews progress of mega developmental projects in J&K
Srinagar, September 27 (Scoop News)- The Chief Secretary, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta today chaired a meeting to review the progress of various mega developmental projects in Jammu and Kashmir. Administrative Secretaries of departments of Health & Medical Education, Agriculture Production & Farmers Welfare, Forest Ecology & Environment, Industries & Commerce, Higher Education, and Tourism, besides Divisional Commissioners Kashmir/ Jammu and CEO, ERA along with concerned Heads of department participated in the meeting. While reviewing the progress of various developmental projects relating to public health, Dr Mehta directed the completion of infratructural works of government medical colleges ...

JK reports 117 new positive cases, 323190 recovered so far
Srinagar, September 27 (Scoop News)-The Government on Monday informed that 117 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19), 55 from Jammu division and 62 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 329125. Moreover, 118 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 14 from Jammu Division and 104 from Kashmir Division. Besides this, 82.62 percent of the population above the age of 18 years has been vaccinated across Jammu and Kashmir. The Bulletin also informs that no new case of Mucormycosis has been reported today, thus the total number of confirmed cases r...

Rajouri admin steps up COVID containment, management measures
Rajouri, September 27 (Scoop News)-District Administration has stepped up Covid Containment and management including enforcement of COVID Appropriate Behaviour, aggressive testing, registration of beneficiaries under the SEHAT scheme, to avert possible third wave. To review the range of containment measures, Deputy Commissioner, Rajesh K Shavan chaired a meeting and called for putting in extra efforts for efficient COVID control and management in the district. The meeting was attended by Additional District Development Commissioner, Pawan Kumar; PO ICDS, Kartar Singh; CEO Education, Gulzar Hussain; DSEO, Bilal Rashid Mir; CMO, Dr Shamim Un Nissa Bhatti; Dy CMO, Dr Anees Altaf Nabi; ...

Dr. D S Dattatray takes over as Director AHD Jammu
Jammu, September 27 (Scoop News)-Dr. Doifode Sagar Dattatray today took over as the new Director, Animal Husbandry Jammu. After assuming the office, the Director interacted with the officers and impressed upon them to work with utmost dedication. He also exhorted them to feel free in letting him know about any difficulties being faced while pursuing the targets set for the development of the department. The staff present wished him a successful tenure in the department and also assured their full support and cooperation. The outgoing Director, Krishanlal was also present at the event. ...

High level enquiry into the martyrdom of Ajay Dhar demanded by PK
Jammu, September 27 (Scoop News)-A candle light protest was organized by Panun Kashmir today to pay homage to a Youth Ajay Dhar, who was martyred in Handwara Kashmir recently under suspicious circumstances. The candle light protest march was attended by the friends and relatives of Ajay Dhar and also a large segment of the men and women from Jagti township. Ajay Dhar who was serving in the police department was killed in Handwara allegedly by one of his colleagues but the circumstances leading to his killing are not justifiable. The protesters demanded to know the reason as to what led to this most ghastly act that shook the whole community and engulfed his family in gri...

. Kavinder asks people to be proactive participants in developmental process
Starts development work of tube well at Sai Vihar, Marble Market
Jammu, September 27 (Scoop News)-Senior BJP leader and former Dy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta has said that while the Government at the Centre will leave no stone unturned in providing the basic facilities to the people, at the same time people also need to be proactive partners in the developmental process in their respective areas. He stated this during a function in which he kick-started development work of new tube well worth Rs. 40 lakh at Sai Vihar, Marble Market in Gandhi Nagar constituency here today. After inaugurating the aforesaid developmental work, Kavinder Gupta emphasized that overall development of all the areas across the nation is the top priority of Modi led Central ...

PPFA reiterates demand to revitalize Hinglaj temple in Baluchistan
Guwahati,September 27 (Scoop News)-As Durga Puja (also known as Durgotsav or Sharodotsav) is set to begin next month (11-15 October 2021), a northeast India-based forum of nationalist citizens reiterates its demand to revitalize the Hinglaj Mata Mandir, a Shakti Peeth located in Baluchistan, which has mythological connections with Kamrup Kamakhya legends. Patriotic People’s Front Assam (PPFA) in a statement urged the Union Bgovernment in New Delhi to pursue with the Baluchistan authorities for necessary steps so that the Sanatani Baloch nationals can worship the deity without any fea...

Army organises music fest for locals of Parihaspora
Srinagar, September 27 (Scoop News)- Son-et-Lumiere, a three day music fest was organised by Army in the picturesque locals of Parihaspora from 24 Sep to 26 Sep 2021. The event showcased the extraordinary local singing talents like Abid Aly, Waqar Khan and Sazid Sheikh. Famous sufi singer, Shafi Sopori too enthralled the public with this unique sufiyana andaz. Altamash Faridi of Bollywood fame mesmerised the audience with his soulful singing. His performance in Kashmir is encouraging for the local public who enjoyed every bit of the musical fest which presented the fusion of Sufi, Folk and Bollywood music. GOC Kilo Force was the Chief Guest at the event. Senior military, civil and...

Cultural Unit Srinagar, DIPR organises Mehfli Mushaira, Musical programme at Doodpathri
Budgam, September 26 (Scoop News)-The Cultural Unit Srinagar of DIPR in collaboration with Markaz e Adab wa Saqafat organised an impressive literary event at famous tourist resort Doodpathri, here. On the occasion a scintillating music and cultural programme was presented, besides, poetry collection of Baba Ab.Khaliq and revised edition of Nunposh by noted poet and writer Prof.Mohd.Zaman Azurda were also released. A Mehfil Mushaira was also conducted during which the luminaries of Kashmiri literature presented their poetic masterpieces. The literary event was graced by a galaxy of poets and writers of Kashmir including President Adbi Markaz Kamraz, M Amin Bhat, Prof Mohd.Zaman Azurda, ...

22 Evictions concerning migrants' property carried out at Anantnag
Address migrant complaints with zeal, commitment: DC to Revenue Officers
Anantnag, September 26 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Anantnag, Dr. Piyush Singla has said that the administration has taken prominent steps to address the issues of migrants besides complaints filed by them through online(portal) or offline mode. Dr Singla said that the officers of revenue and other concerned departments have been given clear directions to address the grievances concerning the land and property of the migrants with zeal and commitment. It was informed that 22 evictions on migrants' land and property have been carried out. Further, 09 Lagan notices have been issued and 10 demarcations have been completed so far. Redressal of the complaints as per law and in a ...

2 day Inter Zonal Outdoor games tournament begins at Doda
Doda, September 26 (Scoop News)-Two day Inter Zonal Outdoor games tournament in the disciplines of VolleyBall, Kabaddi and Kho-Kho tournament took off at Sports Stadium Doda. The Chief Guest Jaffar Haider Sheikh declared the tournament open in the presence of field staff and sports lovers. Over 450 Students from across Ten (10) zones are participating in the tournament. A pledge was imparted to the students on the occasion and the event was declared open. The matches are being officiated by an expert panel of PEL/PEM/PET and REKs. ...

Govt fails to address issues of youth, increasing unemployment: Vikram Malhotra
Jammu, September 26 (Scoop News)- Apni Party, General Secretary, Vikram Malhotra today said Govt. has failed to redress issues of youth who are feeling alienated due to joblessness in Govt. as well as the private sector. Addressing a meeting at Residency Road, Jammu East Assembly Constituency, Malhotra said that the feeling of alienation has grown up among the jobless youth as there are less opportunities for them in Govt. and private sector. “In last several years, the advertisement of Govt. jobs have reduced with minimum chances of recruitment. The vacancies in Govt. departments have not been advertised, nor any effort has been made to redress the issues of the educated people whi...

Police arrests 02 thieves in Sopore; vehicle seized
Srinagar, September 26 (Scoop News)- Police in Sopore have arrested two thieves and seized a vehicle used in the commission of crime. Sopore Police received a specific information that during the intervening night of 25/26 Sept 2021, 02 thieves identified as Khursheed Ahmad Sheikh son of Abdul Gaffar Sheikh and Tahir Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Ghani Bhat both residents of Sangri Colony Baramulla have stolen apples from orchards at Gurseer Sopore. On receipt of this information, Officers from Police Station Tarzoo after strenuous efforts ultimately arrested both the accused persons involved in the commission of the crime. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custod...

Manjit Singh seeks political reservation for OBC people in J&K
Huge population should not be left unrepresented in LA
Samba, September 26 (Scoop News)-Apni Party, Provincial President, Jammu, Manjit Singh seeks political reservation for Other Backward Class people in Jammu and Kashmir. “All the political parties have discriminated against the OBC people in Jammu and Kashmir while denying them their constitutional right of 27 % which has left these people backward and politically orphaned,” said Former Minister, and Provincial President, Jammu, Manjit Singh. He was speaking at a programme of Other Backward Class meeting which was organised by OBC State Coordinator, Madan Lal Chalotra in which the district committee of the OBC was also announced. Speaking on the occasion, Manjit Singh said that t...

CRPF Organizes a grand "Cycle-Rally" from Jammu to New Delhi
Jammu, September 26 (Scoop News)-"Cycle-Rally" was conducted from "Group Center CRPF, Jammu " on 23rd September, 2021 in the morning on the occasion of "75th Anniversary Celebration of Independence of India (Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav)". After covering a distance of about 225 km via Samba, Kathua district of J&K and Pathankot, Dinanagar, Gurdaspur, Batala, Jallianwalabagh of Punjab state, reached Amritsar (Punjab) at 1730 in the evening. This “Cycle-Rally” is being organized under the able leadership of Shri Bhanu Pratap Singh, DIG, Group Centre, CRPF, Jammu. Shri Mool Chand Panwar, Inspector General, North West Sector, CRPF, Chandigarh (Punjab) showed the "Flag" to the cycle rally at 0715 ...

Peoples’ yearning for development be respected: Slathia
Vijapur, September 25 (Scoop News)-Highlighting the need for respecting the urges and aspirations of the people, National Conference State Secretary and former minister Mr Surjeet Singh Slathia today called for proactive and focused attention towards far-off and border areas, saying the inertia of the past few years has to be ended, sooner the border. “Youth are feeling sense of despondency and the residents are craving for regulated utility services”, Mr Slathia said while interacting with the people during his extensive tour of Kamala, Swankha Mode, Garwal, Rarian,Rada, Gho Brahmana, Gho Rakwala, Swankha, Kalah, Hira Chak, Khour Salarian and Nandpur of Block Ramgarh in Vijaypur C...

NHPC Dulhasti Power Station organizes Fit India Freedom Run 2.0
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)-NHPC Dulhasti Power Station is organising various programs under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav from time to time. In this sequence, Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 was organized under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav at Power Station premises on 25.09.2021. On this occasion, Shri Nirmal Singh, General Manager (In-Charge), Dulhasti Power Station led the Fit India Freedom Run 2.0 wherein Dr. Nisha Sharma, General Manager (Medical Services), Shri R. N. Sharma, General Manager (Civil), Shri Surendra Kumar Mishra, General Manager (Electrical) and senior officers, employees participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. On this occasion, Dr. R. P. Singh, Deputy General Manager (HR...

DIPR Cultural Wing Jammu organises symposium cum cultural program at GHSS Bishnah
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)-The artists of Cultural Unit, Department of Information & Public Relations Jammu today organised a Symposium cum Cultural programme here at Government Higher Secondary School, Bishnah on the topic celebration of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav and Covid Appropriate Behaviour. Principal of the School, Ashok Khajuria was the chief guest of the program, while ZEO Bishnah, Subash Chander was guest of honour. The students, Khushbu, Radhika, Archana, Khushi besides Lecturer, Laxmi Jamwal also took part in the Symposium and spread the message about Covid Appropriate behaviour through different performances. The artists of Cultural Wing including Senior Cultural Assi...

Tribal Affairs Department invites applications for Post-Matric, Pre-Matric, Graduate Scholarships
Highest ever Rs 30 Cr outlay, efforts to ensure 100% students coverage by Colleges, Schools: Dr Shahid
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- The Tribal Affairs Department J&K has issued notification seeking applications from tribal students for awards of Post-Matric Scholarship and Pre-Matric Scholarship for the year 2021-22. The procedure and income slabs have been notified and students have been asked for timely submission of application forms along with requisite documents. Secretary, Tribal Affairs Department, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary informed that notifications inviting applications for scholarships have been issued by the directorate of tribal affairs and efforts shall be made in coordination with all Colleges, Schools, ITIs, Polytechnics and other educational institutions to ensure...

One day “Spine Outreach Programme” held at Police Hospital Srinagar
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)- J&K Police Hospital in collaboration with the Association of Spine Surgeons of India (ASSI) & Orthopaedic Surgeons Association Kashmir(OSAK) organized a day-long “Spine Outreach Programme” at the auditorium of Police Hospital Srinagar. A group of eminent spine surgeons, orthopaedicians and other distinguished guests from Kashmir valley & across the country participated in the event. Prominent among them were Mr. Zubair Ahmad Khan-JKPS, Administrator J&K Police Hospital Srinagar, Dr. Shankar Acharya (President Association of Spine Surgeons of India), Dr. R. S. Chahal (Joint Secretary & Treasurer of ASSI), Dr. Khalid Pervez, Medical Superintendent Poli...

Police seizes 05 vehicles for Illegal excavation & transportation of minerals
Srinagar, September 25 (Scoop News)-Police in Baramulla have seized 05 vehicles involved in illegal excavation and transportation of minerals from Chakloo area of Baramulla. Officers from Police Station Baramulla under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla have seized five vehicles involved in excavation and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Chakloo area of Baramulla. Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neigh...

BJP Govt’s Sukanya Yojna securing future of girl child: Priya
Opens 100 Accounts of Girl Child under Sukanya Yojana with help of volunteers
Jammu, September 25 (Scoop News)- Senior BJP leader and former Minister Priya Sethi on Saturday asserted that families should go for Sukanya Yojna to secure the future of the girl child as BJP Government has taken due care while designing this scheme to help families to educate and marry their daughters without any hassle or difficulty. Priya said this after opening 100 accounts under Sukanya Yojana with the help of volunteers. The day marked the birth anniversary of Pt Deen Dayal Upadhayaya. Paying glowing tributes to Panditji, Priya said he was an epitome of simplicity and his contribution in the development of the country especially welfare of poor is remarkable and will always be rem...

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