Sunday, August 19, 2018
 
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Farooq Shah reviews functioning of PHE, I&FC, Relief and Rehabilitation
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)-Secretary, Public Health Engineering (PHE), Irrigation and Flood Control (I&FC) and Relief and Rehabilitation, Farooq Ahmed Shah today reviewed the functioning of the said departments in a string of meetings here. The Secretary also took stock of the progress made in various projects under these sectors. The meetings were attended by Chief Engineer PHE Jammu, Ashok Gandotra, Chief Engineer I&FC Jammu, K K Magotra, SEs, Executive Engineers, senior functionaries of Relief and Rehabilitation and other concerned departments. During the meetings, Farooq Ahmad Shah reviewed the practical and ground level implication of the schemes along with financial progress. Sh...

Advisor Ganai conducts public grievances redressal camp at Jammu
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)- Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today called for utilizing resources and skills available within the government for capacity building of teachers across the state. “There is a need for the capacity building of teachers to improve the quality of education and that can be done through training and workshops by utilizing the expertise of potential trainers from educational institutions, state universities and other departments involving an interdisciplinary, integrated and active approach to learning”, the Advisor maintained. The Advisor stated this while interacting with the deputation of J&K Polytechnic Sector Faculty and Staff during public red...

347 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-On the 52nd day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 347 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,81,574 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave. ...

Special team conducts market-checking in Srinagar areas
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-In the run-up to the occasion of Eid next week, a special team constituted by Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed, Saturday undertook a market-checking drive at various areas in the district to verify the price and quality of eatables sold in markets here. The special team, which was headed by Assistant Commissioner Srinagar, Peerzada Zahoor Ahmad and comprised of officers from Health, Food Safety and SMC, inspected different kinds of stores on the occasion and verified the approved prices and quality of eatables offered there. Besides City Centre markets and various other civil lines areas including Rambagh, Chanapora and Baghat, the tea...

Advisor Vyas’s public hearing deferred
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-The weekly public hearing of Advisor to Governor B. B. Vyas scheduled on August 20, 2018, at Governor’s Grievance Cell Srinagar has been deferred due to his other official engagements. ...

BJP District Jammu west pays tributes to former PM, Bharat Ratna, Atal ji
Jammu,August 18 (Scoop News)- Remembering the noble soul, former Prime Minister, Bharat Ratna, Late Sh. Atal Bihari Vajpayee ji, Bharatiya Janata Party, Jammu West, held a simple yet heart touching tribute programme at Pt. Prem Nath Dogra Bhawan, Kachi Chawni. Former Cabinet Minister Sat Sharma (MLA), BJP State Secretary & District Prabhari Praduman Singh, District President Ayodhya Gupta and other senior leaders of party expressed their emotions, while remembering the great soul. Sat Sharma, while paying tributes to the great ideologue, termed the heavenly departure of Sh. Atal ji as the personal loss to every single BJP activist. He said that Atal ji was equally popular amongst al...

Vajpayee the only PM, who was equally popular in all three regions of J&K:Gupta
Jammu, August 18 (Scoop News)-Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the only Prime Minister, who was equally popular in all three regions of J&K which differ on many issues. This was stated by Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta, who held various positions both in the party as also in the Union Ministry under the stewardship of Shri Vajpayee. He said Shri Vajpayee was so great statesman that in 1999 he won the Kargil War by demonstrating great courage but for peace latter on he engaged the villain General Musharraf in a dialogue and brought him to a position that he publically announced in 2003, that no soil under control of Pakistan would be allowed for any cross border violence. Prof. Gupta who was ...

Army distributes sports kits
Srinagar, August 18 (Scoop News)-With an aim to foster the talent of the children from a young age, Army provided sports kits to the students of Middle School, C S Rather & Motalhama. The Army is continuing with its relentless efforts in guiding the youth towards sports and development of skills. The students were very excited on receiving the sports kit and thanked the Army for the items. During the interaction with the students, teachers and the parents, the importance of sports in overall development of a student’s life besides education was emphasised upon. Teachers and parents expressed their gratitude for such assistances and said that these efforts will go a long way in shaping t...

Army conducts inter school competitions
Udhampur,August 18 (Scoop News)-Indian Army conducted Inter School Quiz, Debate, Drawing, Painting, Poem Recitation and Essay Competition on 15 August 2018 for students at Government High School, Langar of Rajouri district. The aim of the competition was to augment patriotism amongst students, build their confidence and facilitate to showcase their talent. Students used this platform as a creative and entertaining medium to address important issues of relevance to the society. All competitions, were based on varied themes, namely National Integration, Environment Conservation and Social Issues pertaining to the society and students, in particular. 155 students from 04 schools partici...

Bhim urges Hurriyat Leaders to understand pros & cons of Article 35(A)
Jammu, August 18 (Scoop News)-Prof.Bhim Singh, Chief Patron of National Panthers Party & Executive Chairman of State Legal Aid Committee who has been appearing at different times against the illegal detention of the Hurriyat Conference leaders in the High Court and the Supreme Court has requested them to study the pros and cons of Article 35(A) before attempting to defend this dictatorial and illegal amendment in the Indian Constitution. Prof.Bhim Singh has made a strong appeal to the Hurriyat Conference leaders to read and understand the implications and effects of this Article on the Fundamental Rights of the Indian citizens (residents of J&K). Prof.Bhim Singh in a strong...

Handwara police conducts market checking
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Handwara police along with Naib Tehsildar conducted market checking in their area, today. During market checking fine of rupees 1900 was realized from the offenders. Besides, 15 liters of adulterated milk, 05 kilograms of polythene and 70 kilograms of rotten vegetables were destroyed on the spot. ...

Anantnag police & locals brought fire under control
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Last evening, a massive fire broke out at Lidroo Wangidar Pahalgam in a single storied house belonging to Abdul Majid Khatana son of Mohammad Ismail Khatana. SHO Pahalgam Shri Shabir Ahmad along with his team was the first to reach the spot and immediately with the help of locals brought fire under control. ...

843 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On the 51st day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 843 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,81,227 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave. ...

Vibodh appeals to declare 16 August as National Peace Day in memory of Atal ji
Rajouri,August 17 (Scoop News)-The entire nation is saddened and shocked by the desmise of Shri Atal Bihari Vajpyee. In order to pay homage to former Prime Minister, BJP Rajouri city unit conceived a condolence assembly and paid rich tribute to the nobel soul at Dak Bungalow Rajouri. Expressing pain and solidarity, MLC Vibodh Gupta said that " Atal Bihari Vajpyee shall always continue to live in the heart of every Indian". His speeches, poems and legacy is a rich encyclopedia for Indian leaders and scholars about "how to govern the country", he added. MLC recalled speech given by him at Governor's House in Lahore, poem recited by him there "Jang nhi hone denge" and appealed government t...

Rector Bhaderwah Campus flagged off Army's High altitude trekking expedition for local youths
Bhadarwah,August 16 (Scoop News)- Prof. GM Bhat Rector Bhaderwah Campus, University of Jammu today flagged off Army's High altitude trekking expedition for local youths. In an endeavour to encourage youth to take part in adventure sports, the Indian Army in collaboration with Bhaderwah Campus flagged off a high altitude trekking expedition for students of Bhadarwah on Thursday to Bhal-Padri, Amar Singh Pura, Gwari from Bhadarwah in Jammu and Kashmir. The flagging off ceremony was held at Bhaderwah Campus in which besides participating youth, Army Officers, students of the campus and officers from police and civil administration were also present. The function was presided o...

Dr Farooq Abdullah meets Governor
Srinagar,August 16 (Scoop News)-Dr. Farooq Abdullah, MP, and former Chief Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor had discussions with Dr Abdullah about the forthcoming elections to Panchayats and Urban Local Bodies. Dr Abdullah welcomed Governor’s decision to conduct these long pending polls and said that his Party looked forward to the people in the State participating in very large numbers in both the elections. He also discussed with Governor certain development projects which were not moving well. Governor discussed with Dr Abdull...

PDP delegation meets Governor
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-A delegation of PDP led by Sh. Abdul Rehman Veeri, former Minister, met Governor N.N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan today. The delegation expressed concerns relating to the legal challenge to the Article 35 A of the Indian Constitution; raised issues relating to the security concerns of their Party members arising from threat of attacks on its leaders and workers; up - gradation of schools and creation of new colleges as decided by the outgoing government; engaging unemployed youth who had been given training in the tourism and floriculture sectors; need for con...

Advisor Ganai meets Governor
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, Advisor to Governor, had extended discussions with Governor N.N. Vohra about the to date status of various important schemes and programmes relating to the Departments under his charge at Raj Bhavan here today. He also briefed Governor about certain important administrative issues which call for urgent discussions in the State Administrative Council. Governor and Sh. Ganai reviewed various important issues relating to the entire arena of school, college and university education and possible initiatives to be taken for regaining the trust of youth. ...

Chairman J&K Bank meets Governor
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Parvez Ahmed, Chairman Jammu and Kashmir Bank, called on Governor N.N. Vohra, at the Raj Bhavan today. Sh. Ahmed apprised Governor about the Bank’s overall performance particularly the scale of its lending in Agriculture, Horticulture, Handicrafts, Hospitality & Tourism, Poultry, Sheep & Goat Rearing and other upcoming sectors; lending for the implementation of Govt. of India flagship schemes under the Prime Ministers Mudra Yojana (PMMY); expansion of Bank branches, support to Start Ups to enable entrepreneurs to start their own MSME units and other ventures etc. Governor stressed the important role which the Bank is expected to play for triggeri...

DGP appreciates SDPO City South Jammu, rewards 48 police personnel of Jammu District for outstanding performance
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid has appreciated SDPO City South, Jammu Shri Mohd. Rafiq Manhas and other police personnel of District Jammu for their strenuous efforts which led to the arrest of many notorious criminals particularly drug peddlers involved in many cases. This helped in recovery of huge quantity of drugs/ other stolen property worth lakhs of rupees. Dr Vaid has sanctioned cash reward of Rupees 2.76 lac along with Commendation Certificate Class-I in favour of 48 police personnel. Those who have been rewarded are Inspector Sunil Singh Jasrotia, SIs Kali Charan, Rohit Bhagat, Anayat Ali and Vicky Thapa, ASIs Rakesh Kumar...

227 pilgrims pay obeisance at the Holy Cave
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)- On the 50th day of the ongoing Shri Amarnathji Yatra, 227 Yatris paid obeisance at the Holy Cave. Till date 2,80,384 Yatris had the darshan of the Shivling at the Holy Cave. ...

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