Friday, April 16, 2021
 
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Intensive Covid testing being conducted at religious places in district Samba
Samba, April 16 (Scoop News)- Amidst surge in covid-19 positive case, intensive testing and sampling of general public are being conducted by the district administration Samba under directed supervision of Deputy Commissioner Anuradha Gupta. Nodal Officer for testing and sampling for covid-19, Assistant Commissioner Revenue, Jatinder Mishra, informed that in view of ongoing religious festival season all the major Temples, Shrines, Mosques and Ashrams are being specifically marked for intensive covid testing. Regular awareness camps regarding SOPs on covid, social distancing and masks usages are being held in the district in addition to the testing at all major places and markets in orde...

Advisor Bhatnagar chairs 97th BoDs meet of JKPCC
'D'Directs for maintaining transparency at all levels'irects for maintaining transparency at all levels'
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today chaired the 97th Board of Directors (BoDs) meeting of Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) at Civil Secretariat here today. The meeting was attended by Financial Commissioner Finance, Arun Kumar Mehta, Principal Secretary, PW(R&B), Shailendra Kumar, MD JKPCC, Vikas Kundal, Development Commissioner Works, Sami Arif Yesvi, Chief Engineer PW (R&B) Kashmir, Showkat Jeelani and Chief Engineer PW (R&B), Jammu, Ashok Kumar Kikloo. While chairing the BoD, the Advisor said that the JKPCC being one of the premier project executing agencies should ensure that it always maintains transpar...

Vikram Malhotra urges Lt. Governor to resolve woes of Dharmarth Trust employees
‘The trust authorities seem stubbornly impervious to the pleas of their employees’
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Apni Party General Secretary Vikram Malhotra on Friday expressed his deep anguish over the apathetic stance adapted by the Dharmarth Trust authorities towards the resolution of the genuine demands of their employees. Issuing a statement here, Vikram Malhotra said that it’s high time for the Trust authorities to resonate with the legitimate pleas of their employees and shun stubbornness as it is only adding more sufferings to its dedicated workers. “137 days of sit-in and still we hear no word of relief from the trust authorities. This shows the imperviousness and profound mulishness of a reputed trust that is supposed to serve the people altru...

DIPR hosts Cultural Prog on Covid-19 dos- don’ts at Udhampur
Udhampur, April 16 (Scoop News)- To raise the awareness among the general public about COVID-19 disease and Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav ([email protected]) celebration, Department of Information & Public Relations Cultural Wing, Jammu in collaboration with District Information Centre, Udhampur organized cultural programmes based on COVID-19 Do’s & Don’ts here at Panchayat Ghar Garhi and Kambal Danga of District Udhampur. Block Development Council Chairman, Udhampur Balwan Singh was the chief guest on the occasion. In his address, the chief guest stressed the need for sensitizing the people about the Corona virus disease. He appreciated the efforts of the Information Department for spreading awareness...

Covid Bulletin: 1068 vaccinated, 1062 samples collected in Ramban Dist
Ramban, April 16 (Scoop News)- As many as 1068 persons were administered first and second Covid vaccine doses across Ramban district today. The Health Department also collected 1062 samples including 459 RT-PCR and 603 RAT samples in the district. As per daily bulletin issued by the Chief Medical Officer, Ramban, Dr. Mohammad Fareed Bhat, 1068 persons were administered Covid vaccine at the dedicated Vaccination Centres in the district. Meanwhile, the district administration has urged people over the age of 45 years to visit their nearest CVC to get vaccination. ...

Private hospitals crucial in battle against COVID-19: Kavinder
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- The onus of private hospitals and other health facilities has increased manifold in fight against the COVID-19 contagion especially after the unprecedented surge in new cases has mounted pressure on existing government health facilities. This was stated by senior BJP leader and former Deputy Chief Minister Kavinder Gupta in a handout issued here on Friday. He said looking into the gravity of the situation on account of second wave of the aforesaid viral infection it is necessary that the private health facilities should be roped in to supplement the combat against coronavirus. “There is dire need that private hospitals adapt to the specific challenges to ta...

Advisor Khan Interacts with Students of St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Highlights the initiatives for ushering peace and development
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today said that J&K is fast catching up with the pace of growth and is making progress in all the spheres of human development. These were the remarks made by him while delivering the 'Ghoolam Vahanvati Memorial Talk' to the students of the prestigious St Xavier's College, Mumbai on the topic of 'Peace and Conflict '. Advisor Khan had more than one and a half hour online address and interaction with the students. He discussed in detail about the various progressive initiatives being undertaken by the Government of India and the Lt Governor's administration in J&K for ushering in an era of peace and development in t...

Workers, booth leaders’ backbone of BJP: Yudhvir Sethi
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- Unlike dynastic Congress, NC and PDP, the Bharatiya Janata Party is a cadre-based party in which workers and booth level leaders are considered to be the prime constituents. This was stated by the J&K BJP Vice President Yudhvir Sethi during a felicitation function organized by Jammu East Mandal to honour prominent party workers Gian Chand, Charanjeet Majotra, Darshan Kumar, Jia Lal and Chaman Lal Angral for their dynamic support in strengthening the party base and rendering yeoman’s service to provide succor to people in the testing times when J&K is confronting with uncertainties on account of corovirus pandemic. Giving tips about BJP ideology, the chief ...

Covid Bulletin: 1238 vaccinated, 850 samples collected in Ramban Dist
Ramban,April 15 (Scoop News)- As many as 1238 persons were administered first and second Covid vaccine doses across Ramban district, today. The Health Department also collected 850 samples, including 488 RT-PCR and 362 RAT samples in the district. As per daily bulletin issued by the Chief Medical Officer, Ramban, Dr. Mohammad Fareed Bhat, 1238 persons were administered Covid vaccine at dedicated Vaccination Centres. The District Administration has urged the people over the age of 45 years to visit their nearest CVC to get vaccinated. It has also intensified its drive to enforce face mask wearing at crowded places to prevent the infection from spreading. ...

Rana exhorts budding cricketers to strive for making mark in National events
Nagrota, April 14 (Scoop News)- Panjgrian Cricket Eleven today defeated Kanjali Club by 73 runs in the finals of a 4-day tournament played in the play-field of Government High School, Panjgrian and clinched the trophy. Happy of Panjgrian Club was declared Man of the Match and Man of the Series. The tournament was organised by Shanti Devi Paras Ram Charitable, Panjgrian Nagrota. In all eight teams participated in the tournament played from 9th to 14th April, 2021. The tournament was coordinated by Hans Raj Dharoch. A large number of cricket enthusiasts witnessed the match. Prominent among them were Councillor DDC Dansal, Shamim Begum, BDC, Nagrota, Ch Rehmat Ali, Pt. Rames...

Ambedkar Birth Anniversary Commemorated at Congress HQ.
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee has paid rich tributes to Bharat Ratan Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on his 130th Birth Anniversary. The function was attended by Senior Congress leaders of the party including PCC Vice Presidents Shri Mula Ram, Shri Raman Bhalla, Smt. Kanta Bhan General Secretaries Yogesh Sawhney), Th. Manmohan Singh, Ex-MLAs Th. Shiv Dev Singh, Smt. Indu Pawar, DCC President Shri Hari Singh Chib, Krishan Lal Gupta, Shashi Sharma, Manjit Singh Jatt, Suresh Dogra, Rajvir Singh, Col Swarn Singh, Sanjeev Panda, Madan Lal Malagar, Dr. R.K. Khajuria, Kewal Krishan Jogi, Vijay Sharma, Pawan Dev, Atul Sharma, Chander Sheikhar, Rakesh...

Fire Service day observed at Doda
Doda, April 14 (Scoop News)- The Fire & Emergency day was today observed in Doda district to pay tributes to brave firemen who laid down th eir lives while saving the life and property of the people. The Fire & Emergency day was observed throughout the J&K on the directions of Director General Fire & Emergency Services, Dr. B. Srinivas and Deputy Director Fire & Emergency Services G.L Pandita. In Doda district, the main function was held at District Headquarters Fire & Emergency Station Doda in which rich tributes was paid to the martyrs. Mohammad Jaffar, Station Officer paid the homage to the gallant firemen who sacrificed their lives for the noble cause and highlighted ethos of April...

SEHAT registration: CSC to hold camps in each panchayat of Ramban
Ramban, April 14 (Scoop News)- Chief Medical Officer, Ramban, Dr. Mohammad Freed Bhat today urged the eligible beneficiaries to get themselves registered under Ayushman-Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) SEHAT scheme at their nearest Common Service Centers. The CMO advised all uncovered beneficiaries of the district to bring their Ration Cards and Aadhar Cards along which shall enable them for registration. They were also advised to bring cards along when they visit OPD of DH, Ramban and CHCs. As per the CMO, the CSC will soon start holding registration camps for which a weekly roster shall be prepared well in advance. The CMO stressed upon the Medical Superintendent,...

DIPR organises Poster making competition on INDIA @ 75 at GDC Hiranagar
Kutha, April 14 (Scoop News)- District Information Centre of Department of Information & Public Relations, today organised a Slogan Writing competition on the theme of ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ here at Girdhari Lal Dogra Memorial Degree College, Hiranagar. The Slogan Writing competition was held on the theme of ‘INDIA @ 75’ under the overall supervision of NSS Programme Officer Prof. Rakesh Sharma at the common hall area of the college, where 25 students of different classes participated. The competition was adjudged by a jury of judges on the basis of originality, creativity, aesthetic presentation and relevance to the theme. The duo of Poonam Mehra & Sapna Sharma bagged first positio...

Chaitra Navratri Festival:Enthusiastic devotees thronged venue on day 2
Reasi, April 14 (Scoop News)- The Directorate of Tourism Department Jammu in collaboration with the District Administration Reasi and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board Katra is organizing the Chaitra Navratri Festival at Fountain Chowk Katra. The DDC Chairman Reasi, Saraf Singh Nag along with District Development Commission, Ajay Kumar Sharma performed the first Hawan Pooja at the venue today. The hawan shall be performed during all Navratri days till Ramnavmi on April, 21. The Directorate of Tourism Jammu is organizing the Chaitra Navratri Festival for the first time in Katra. All the COVID related SOPs are being followed as per the laid down norms. The department of Tourism, Jammu ...

Annual Kashmiri Pandit Nirvasan Samvat-32 Programme
Jammu, April 13 (Scoop News)- Panun Kashmir organised its Annual "Kashmiri Pandit Nirvasan Samvat-32 Programme" at Jammu today. The function was presided over by President Virender Raina and the proceedings were conducted by Shri Kamal Bagati General Secretary. The meeting was attended by the members of the Executive Council and special invitees followed by the Kashmiri Pandit Nirvasan Samvat-32 in which 32 earthen lamps were lighted symbolizing 32 years of exile of the Kashmiri Pandit community. Virender Raina while speaking on the occasion said that it is time to walk the talk and thanked the Rajya Sabha Member Vivek Tankha for having written a letter to the Prime Minister ...

Irrigation Dept fails to provide canal water to tail-end villages of Ramgarh: Manjit Singh
Ramgarh (Samba), April 13 (Scoop News)- Former Minister and Provincial President, Jammu, Manjit Singh has demanded canal water supply to the tail-end border villages where farmers have been rendered helpless without an irrigation facility. The former minister Manjit Singh chaired a meeting of farmers at village Hira Chak in Ramgarh which was organized by District President Youth Jammu Urban, Shubam Choudhary. In his address, Manjit Singh said that the farmers cultivating world famous basmati rice are facing negligence from the irrigation department which has completely failed to ensure canal water to the tail-end villages along the International Border. “The fields are fertile yet t...

Kidnapping and Rape, Arrested after 9 years: Reasi Police
Reasi, April 13 (Scoop News)- Reasi Police on Tuesday arrested an absconder for kidnapping and repeatedly Raping after long hunt of 9 years. Accused Mohd Mushtaq S/o Abdul Aziz R/o Thurru (Arnas) Reasi was absconding in Case FIR no. 10/2012 Dated 24/01/2012 U/s 363/376/343/109 RPC of Police Station Reasi, after Commission of crime. Accused didn’t appear before investigator nor apprehended. A warrant under section 512 Cr.PC was issued by Hon'ble court of CJM Reasi dated 22/03/12, against the accused. It is Pertinent to mention that accused was constantly evading his arrest for the last 9 years by frequently changing his location both inside and out of the UT of J&K. Reasi Poli...

Siachen Day celebrated
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- On 13 April 2021, Siachen Warriors celebrated the 37th Siachen Day with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm. Brigadier Gurpal Singh, SM laid a wreath on behalf of GOC, Fire & Fury Corps and paid homage to the martyrs at the Siachen War Memorial, Base Camp to commemorate their courage and fortitude in securing the highest and coldest battlefield of the World. On this day in 1984, Indian troops first unfurled the tri colour at Bilafond La launching Operation Meghdoot. Since then, it has been a saga of valour and audacity not only in the face of enemy but also in the face of icy peaks with extreme weather. To this day, the Siachen Soldier continues t...

Scores of delegations call on Advisor Farooq Khan
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- Several delegations from different parts of Kashmir Valley on Wednesday called on Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Ahmad Khan and apprised him of their grievances and demands. A delegation of Pakherpora called on the Advisor and put forth a representation that several areas including Karapora, Check Karapora and other adjoining areas are living near Pulwama district but are part of Budgam district. The delegation submitted that the population living in the periphery faces lot of problems with regard to basic amenities and requested that these areas be Included in Pulwama district when delimitation process is undertaken. Another delegation from Pak...

DIPR Kathua organises cultural Bonanza
Kathua, April 13 (Scoop News)- The Kathua unit of Department of Information & Public Relations ( ( DIPR) organised a Cultural Bonanza at Border Tehsil Hiranagar on Tuesday - the first day of its week long special event series being held as part of ' Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav'. The programme was organised in association with management of Maa Kali Qila Jasmergarh Temple, Hiranagar- which witnessed huge footfall of devotees in view of ongoing Navtartri festival. Artists of District Information Center, Kathua presented Hindi, Dogri, Punjabi devotional and patriotic songs, besides sensitising people on do's & don’ts of Covid-19 through special songs on Covid appropriate behaviour. The pop...

Congress leaders shocked over loss of lives in road mishap in Doda
Jammu, April 13 (Scoop News)- JKPCC has expressed deep shock over the loss of lives in a tragic road accident in Doda district and conveyed heartfelt condolences to the family members and relatives of the deceased. In a joint condolence message, Senior leaders of JKPCC have expressed deep shock and grief over the tragedy resulting in to loss of several precious lives. The leaders conveyed their deep sympathies with the bereaved family members and relatives and prayed for peace to the departed souls.Those who expressed shock include Former ministers Raman Bhalla, Mula Ram,Abdul Majid Wani, Ravinder Sharma Th Manmohan Singh, Shiv Dev singh, Th Balbir Singh, Ashok Dogra Ex MLA , Haider Sheik...

Covid Bulletin: 1542 vaccinated, 1063 samples collected in Ramban Dist
Ramban, April 13 (Scoop News)- As many as 1542 persons were administered first and second Covid vaccine doses across Ramban district today. The Health Department also collected 1063 samples including 496 RT-PCR and 567 RAT samples in the district. As per daily bulletin issued by the Chief Medical Officer, Ramban, Dr. Mohammad Fareed Bhat, 1542 persons were administered Covid vaccine at dedicated Vaccination Centres in the district. Meanwhile, the District Administration has urged the people over the age of 45 years to visit their nearest CVC to get vaccinated. It has also intensified the drive to enforce the face mask wearing at crowded places to prevent the infection from spreading. ...

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