Sunday, March 29, 2020
 
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Doda Administration reaches out to stranded Doda residents in Sikkim
Doda, March 29 (Scoop News)-In order to ensure Food and other basic facilities for 12 stranded labourers at Namchi-Sikkim during the ongoing country wide lock down amid Coronavirus threat, District Administration has quickly took up the matter with the ADM -South Sikkim who assured to take care off all the stranded labourers of district Doda at Namchi-Sikkim. The matter has came up before the District Development Commissioner Doda Dr Sagar D Doifode who without any delay took up the matter with the concerned authorities there for its timely solution. Besides, the district administration urged the stranded people to remain indoor during the lockdown period. Moreover, DDC said that distric...

Kishtwar Administration reaches out to stranded Kishtwar residents in Himachal Pradesh
Kishtwar ,March 29 (Scoop News)- District Magistrate Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today talked to the DMs of Kinnaur and Shimla to ensure basic facilities like food, shelter and medical facilities to the 28 stranded residents of Patnazi Bonjwah of District Kishtwar at Kinnaur and Shimla Districts of Himachal Pardesh. DM informed that as many as 28 contractors, labourers and residents of Bounjwah are stranded at different locations in Himachal Pradesh which included 19 stranded at Main Bus stand Rekong Pio Distt Kinnour, 04 at Suru Rampur Shimla and 05 at Barty Suni Shimla. DM also shared the list, contact numbers and locations of these stranded residents to ensure home delivery of rat...

JK BJP appeals Labourers & Factory Workers to desist from moving out
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Bharatiya Janata Party has requested the persons from other states working in Jammu Kashmir as Labourers or Factory Workers as also people from rural areas of UT working in Urban centers to desist from moving out and attempting to go back to their homes . It will put to jeopardy their own lives as also lives of their family members. Chief Spokesperson of the party, Sunil Sethi, called upon them to stay where they are staying for their safety. In case they try to move out that will lead to spread of Corona Virus between them unchecked, which will then get transmitted to their families when they reach homes. He said that as Medicare Infrastructure in rural...

Bring back stuck-up students of J&K from across the country: Manjit Singh
Vijaypur, March 29 (Scoop News)-Former Minister and J&K Apni Party, senior leader Manjit Singh appealed Government to facilitate return of students of Jammu and Kashmir who have stuck in other States across the country during the lockdown. “Students from Jammu and Kashmir pursue their studies in different educational institutions across the country. Many have returned, but a large numbers of them are still struck in the lockdown in different areas,” said former minister Manjit Singh. The senior Apni Party leader demanded intervention of Lt Governor Girish Chander Mumru so that the stuck up students can be brought back to the Union Territory. “Parents are worried about their children an...

Bandipora Police arrests 13 persons for violation of Government prohibitory orders
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)-Acting tough against the violators of Government prohibitory orders, Bandipora Police arrested 13 persons for violating the Government prohibitory orders. In the jurisdiction of Police Station Hajin, 13 persons have been arrested by police for violating the Government prohibitory orders issued U/s 144 CrPC over COVID-19. Cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Hajin and investigations have been taken up. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by District Magistrates in order to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and those who are violating the restrictions will be dealt stri...

Srinagar Police held a sanitization drive in Nishat area in collaboration with SMC
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)- Srinagar Police held sanitization drive in collaboration with SMC in Nishat area. In Nishat area of Srinagar, Local police unit carried out sanitization drive in Brain area of Nishat along with SMC officials. Besides the sanitization drive, Police carried out awareness regarding guidelines issued by the administration to break the chain of spread of pandemic Corona Virus (COVID-19). ...

Secretary DLSA visits slum areas
Reviews preventive measures to combat COVID-19
Jammu, March 29 (Scoop News)-Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Jammu, Naushad Ahmed Khan today visited slum areas in Jammu district to inspect the living conditions of the workers of the unorganized sector besides assessing implementation of preventive measures being taken by the district administration in combating the spread of the Corona Virus. Secretary DLSA Jammu advised the people, workers to modify their day to day behaviour and habits as impressed upon in the guidelines/ advisories issued by the Health department and government in letter and spirit. He appealed to the people to maintain social distance, enhance cleanliness and hygiene by keeping their surroundings disi...

Covid-19 relief: Gazetted officers of Horticulture Deptt to donate two-day salary
Srinagar, March 29 (Scoop News)- Gazetted Officers of Department of Horticulture today decided to contribute two-day salary while non-Gazetted employees would donate one-day salary to COVID-19 relief fund. The decision was taken during emergency meeting called by Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat wherein all officers at Divisional Level as well as District Level were linked up via Whatsapp. Director Horticulture appraised the officers need to contribute towards the welfare fund created by Government as a symbolic gesture to be part of mitigational plan being executed by the Government for the welfare of the fellow citizens. ...

Kranti Dal asked Jk Police to crackdown drugs peddlers during Lockdown
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-Kranti Dal President Sh. Pritam Sharma asked the J&K police to crackdown drugs peddlers and mafias during Lockdown periods. During Lockdown periods most of drugs peddlers try to move other states to escape from police but police only beating them. There is need to investigate strictly who are moving out side the Jk boundaries . Most of them are involved in drugs and due to Lockdown they are not getting drugs. Sharma asked the police to crackdown such drugs peddlers and mafias who push our youth into this nexus. Drug abuse is a chronic disease. This condition involves the use and abuse of drugs despite harmful consequences. One consequence of drug abuse...

In-situ promotions in J&K Police; DGP congratulates the promoted personnel
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)- The Director General of Police Shri Dilbag Singh granted In-situ promotion in favour of 98 J&K police officers. As recommended by the Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) sanction was accorded to the grant of “In-Situ” Promotion in the pre-revised pay scale in favour of eleven Inspectors and 87 Sub-Inspectors of Exceutive/Armed Police of Jammu and Kashmir. DGP has congratulated the promoted personnel and their families. The DGP wishing them a bright future hoped that they will continue to work with zeal and dedication. Those Inspectors given In-Situ include Shri Raj Kumar, Shri Shabinder Singh, Shri Farooq Ahmad, Shri Gh Hassan, Shri Tariq Ahmad...

Information Department holds exclusive press conference
Spokesperson answers questions on phone
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-To encourage the practice of physical distancing, Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal who is also the Government Spokesperson today interacted with the media persons using Social Networking platform. He also held telephonic conversation with media fraternity and responded to their queries with regard to Government efforts in controlling spread of Covid-19. Large no. of media persons raised their queries on efforts and measures being taken by the UT Government for prevention, containment and management of coronavirus which were responded in detail by Principal Secretary. Meanwhile, the media persons hailed this initiative of the Government for sharing all relev...

DC Kulgam expresses gratitude to people urges to stay home, stay safe
Kulgam, , March 28 (Scoop News)-Deputy Commissioner Kulgam, Showkat Aijaz Bhat today lauded the people of Kulgam for observing total lock down as a move to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 infection. The lockdown has been imposed as a precautionary measure to combat the threat of virus by maintaining social distance and adopting other related advisories. He appealed people to stay home and stay safe and adhere to the advisories of health department and to continue co-operation with the administration. ...

BJP Leaders feed the needy at Channi Himmat
Jammu,March 28 (Scoop News)-On the directions of BJP J&K President Ravinder Raina, BJP J&K General Secretary (Org.) Ashok Kaul, BJP J&K Helpline Incharge during Corona Lockdown Ajay Gupta Pargal and Yudhvir Sethi, BJP Leaders including Neena Gupta BJP Corporator Ward No. 50 Channi Himmat, Advocate Ishant Gupta BJP J&K Co-Incharge IT & Social Media and Poonam Gupta Ward President BJP Mahilla Morcha distributed essential supply of dry ration including rice, Atta, edible oil, salt, vegetables and other essential things like masks etc. among needy people at their doorstep to meet daily needs during the difficult time of 21 days of lock down which is announced by our Hon'ble Prime Minister Nar...

Evacuate J&K labourers, students who are unable to return home due to lockdown:Saroori to government
Jammu, March 28 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Congress, Vice Chief, G. M Saroori today urged the government to evacuate the J&K labourers, students who are unable to return home due to lockdown. A large number of students were studying in different colleges while as labourer's were working as daily wagers in different unorganised sectors, are now stranded in Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Assam and other states. Most of them are from Doda, Kishtwar, Ramban, Reasi districts. "Stranded labourers and students are making distress calls who are struck up in neighboring states in different parts of the country, should be immediately brought back to their h...

BJYM President direct BJYM Karyakartas to help needy persons
Jammu, March 27 (Scoop News)-Amidst welcoming the countrywide lockdown announced by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in order to save India from COVID 19 pandemic, J&K BJYM State President Arundev Singh and his team held a meeting via video conferencing and decide to give appropriate help to needy people at this hour of need. He further gave directions to BJYM volunteers and also appealed to local youth of Jammu and Kashmir to come forward and ensure that essential supplies remain unhindered among the masses and ensured that the Ration, Medicines and other supplies are distributed to the needy persons while maintaining personal hygiene and social distance. Arundev Singh also asked to ...

COVID-19:All contributions can be made towards J&K Relief Fund:Govt.
Jammu, March 26 (Scoop News)- The Country is facing an unprecedented challenge with communities and economies everywhere affected by the growing COVID-19 pandemic. The world is coming together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic bringing governments, organizations from across industries and sectors and individuals together to help respond to this global outbreak. Various organizations/individuals are approaching the government at different levels, expressing their desire for making donations towards the efforts being undertaken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. All such contributions can be made towards J&K Relief Fund with the following account details: Account No. 011001010000001...

BJP extended thanks for announcing major financial package amid corona lockdown
Jammu, March 26 (Scoop News)-J&K BJP has vehemently thanked Prime Minster Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Union MoS Anurag Thakur for the major economic relief package amid the Covid-19 (Corona Virus) pandemic. Bharatiya Jananta Party thanked the Union Government for Rs 170,000 crore worth of relief package to protect the weaker sections of the society from the economic fallout of COVID-19. J&K BJP President Ravinder Raina, said that the Union finance Minister has announced the most-awaited package in the time of Corona Crisis and the major economic package has given much sought relief to nearly 80 Crore people of India. Ravinder Raina, said that people of ...

Sikh Progressive Front and Kashmir Sikh Sangat Condemned the Horrific terror attack in Kabul
Jammu, March 26 (Scoop News)-S Balvinder Singh President & S Manjit Singh Gen Secretary Sikh Progressive Front along with S Tejwant Singh Reen President Kashmir Sikh Sangat, along with their members condemned the Horrific terror attack by IS terror group on Gurudwara Sahib in the heart of Kabul capital of Afghanistan, which took life of twenty five worshipers including women and children and injuring many others in an early morning attack. As per the eye witness at least 200 worshipers were trapped inside the Gurudwara when the attack began at about 7 AM interrupting worship that started an hour earlier. All members of these organizations stated that these innoce...

J&K Congress condemns terrorist attack on Gurdwara in Kabul
Jammu, March 26 (Scoop News)-J&K Congress strongly condemned the “heinous terrorist attack” on a Gurdwara in Kabul, resulting in loss of several lives and injuries to worshipers. “Such despicable attacks have no political, religious or moral justification and must be rejected outright,” J&K Congress Vice Chief, G. M Saroori said in a statement issued here. “Congress condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. All places of worship are sacrosanct and their sanctity must be respected at all times,” Saroori added. The J&K Congress Vice Chief said: “Our hearts go out to the families who have lost their loved ones in this inhuman act and we pray for the swiftest reco...

DM visit Rajouri town, inspect availability of essential commodities
Rajouri,March 26 (Scoop News)- In order to take a firsthand appraisal of availability of essential commodities in town and to check the complaints of overcharging by some traders, a team of district administration Rajouri on Thursday visited the old town. The team also reviewed the implementation of the restriction in the town. Team was headed by District Magistrate Rajouri Mohammad Nazir Sheikh alongwith Senior Superintendent of Police Rajouri Chandan Kohli, Additional Superintendent of Police Liaqat Choudhary, District Panchayat Officer Abdul Khabir, besides other senior officers. The officers interacted with the traders running their business establishments of essential commodities an...

NPP urges President to direct J&K LG to release all PSA detenues
and provide full internet facilities
Jammu, March 26 (Scoop News)-NPP Supremo, Prof. Bhim Singh has in a communication urged the President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind to direct the Lt. Governor in J&K, Shri Girish Chandra Murmu to release all those political activists in J&K detained under Public Safety Act on or after 5th August, 2019 without any delay. He strongly argued that Public Safety Act is no more a valid law since its source Article 35A was quashed by the President on 5th August, 2019. He has already challenged the validity of Public Safety Act before the Supreme Court of India. The case was listed for hearing on 7th April, 2020 which may not be considered by the Supreme Court following the closure of the Courts be...

Army distributes ration to the needy
Srinagar, March 26 (Scoop News)-As a part of its continuous efforts to help and assist the people, Zainakote and Nihalpura Army Camps reached out and distributed rations among the daily wage workers on 26 Mar 2020. Since the precautionary lockdown is in place to check the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), a lot of daily wage labourers are facing trouble finding sustainable work. A total of 49 civilians were distributed the packages containing essential rations and food supplies. Many of these labourers had come to J&K from West Bengal to work in the local industries. These labourers, who were facing shortage of rations and essential commodities, appreciated the noble...

Army escalates its fight against covid 19 in the valley
Srinagar, March 26 (Scoop News) The Army in Kashmir has instituted a host of measures and is constantly taking initiatives to educate and sensitize the Awaam and assist the civil administration to contain the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). To contain the spread of the pandemic in Kashmir, the Army has once again based on the requirement projected by the Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC), in close coordination with the Air Force arranged for 150 Knapsack Mechanised Boom Sprayers and an additional 3,000 litres of QAC to be airlifted from Surat to Srinagar. This will not only enable the civil administration to effectively combat the threat of the pandemic, but ...

Indian army evacuates stranded civilians from snow clad Gurez
Srinagar, March 15 (Scoop News)-Army Camp Dawar of Snow Leopard Brigade facilitated airlift of more than 160 stranded civilians from Gurez on 15 March. Priority for evacuation was given to four critically ill patients and students appearing for upcoming semester exams. The helipad was made operational by Dawar Battalion despite heavy snow cover in record time. The army also provided necessary succor and administrative support in the cold weather conditions. ...

NC expresses grief over drowning of two boys in Magerkote Ramsu
Jammu, March 15 (Scoop News)-National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana and District President Ramban Mr Sajjad Shaheen today expressed grief over the death of two boys in a drowning inocent in Magerkote area of Ramsu in Ramban district. In a condolence message Mr Rana and Mr Shaheen conveyed condolences to the bereaved families and prayed for peace to the departed souls. The two leaders expressed deep sympathy and solidarity with the families for their loss. ...

Appeal to people to stay away from rumours regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) -AJKLTF
Jammu, March 15 (Scoop News)-All Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh Teachers Federation aft.Akhil Bhartyia Rashtriya Shakshik Mahasang appealed to all office Bearers and Members of all the Universities,District & Zonal Units in Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh [UTs] to help raise public awareness about the new coronavirus[Covid-19]. In a telephone call with all the Universities, District & Zonal Presidents, Devraj Thakur State President All Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh Teachers Federation aft.Akhil Bhartyia Rashtriya Shakshik Mahasang said that teachers can play an important role in helping stop the spread of the virus by informing Students and Citizens of what steps they should be taking.He also called o...

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