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Nowhatta fire: DC Srinagar directs for immediate processing of relief under SDRF
Urgent relief in the forms of cash amount and articles of essential use immediately provided to the affected
Srinagar, June 24, (Scoop News)- Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Sunday directed for immediate processing of relief under SDRF to those affected in the incident of fire that broke out the preceding night at Pandaan Nowhatta here in which 11 residential houses were gutted affecting 18 families. The affected families were immediately provided urgent relief from the district Red Cross fund with each affected being given an amount of Rs. 4000 in addition to blankets and clothes. Those locals injured in firefighting efforts were also given an amount of Rs 2000 each from the fund. The DC assured of earliest sanctioning of appropriate relief amounts in favour of the af...

2459 candidates appeared in B Ed Entrance Test in Jammu
Srinagar, June 24, (Scoop News)- The J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examinations (BOPEE) Sunday conducted B. Ed. Jammu - 2018 Entrance Test in various centres at Jammu. The controller of Examination, BOPEE, Dr BL Gupta said out of a total of 2988 applicants, 2459 candidates appeared in the Entrance Test while 529 candidates remained absent. He said four centres were designated in Govt. M.A.M. College, GCW Gandhinagar, SPMR College of Commerce and Govt. College of Education in Jammu. Gupta said Board Officials visited various centres at Jammu and supervised the whole exercise in a smooth and effective manner and that four-member Monitoring squad of the rank of College Principals/P...

Prof. Bhim Singh meets Governor
Srinagar, June 24, (Scoop News)-A 5 member delegation led by Prof. Bhim Singh, Chief Patron, J&K National Panthers Party, called on Governor N. N. Vohra at Raj Bhavan today. Prof. Singh and his delegation assured Governor of their strong support for restoring peace and normalcy in the State. He raised reference to several matters which relate to promoting the interests of the State. Prof. Singh urged Governor to act under the J&K Constitution and very early dissolve the State Assembly, which should be followed by conduct of elections to the State Assembly by the end of the year. ...

Annual Baba Sidh Goria mela begins
Thousands pay obeisance on first day
Samba, June 24, (Scoop News)-Member Parliament, Jammu-Poonch constituency Jugal Kishore Sharma today inaugurated the annual mela at the famous shrine of Baba Sidh Goria at Swankha here. He paid obeisance at the temple and prayed for peace and prosperity of the country and the state. MLA Vijaypur Chander Parkash Ganga and MLA Nowshera Ravinder Raina were also present on the occasion. The MP congratulated people and said these shrines are a part of our proud heritage and we must strive to preserve our social and cultural ethos. “Such events play a pivotal role in maintaining brotherhood, peace and prosperity, "he added. They also visited different stalls set up by various department...

Water crisis worsens in Kishtwar: Kichloo
Kishtwar, June 24, (Scoop News)-Senior National Conference leader and former minister Mr. Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo on Sunday said that Kishtwar is facing acute shortage of drinking water and people are forced to fetch it from hand pumps and streams, which causes lot of inconvenience to them. In a statement, Mr Kichloo said that the inhabitants of kishtwar have to travel a lot to reach the hand pumps to fetch water and after toiling hard to fill up the canes, buckets and other water storage utensils. He said the women were particularly facing lot of problems by travelling several kilometers to fetch water in Kishtwar and its adjoining areas. Similar problems are being faced in Pocchal...

DUJ demands risk insurance for journos
New Delhi, June 23, (Scoop News)-The Delhi Union of Journalists, at an extended executive meeting today expressed deep shock, anger and anguish at the assassination of Shujaat Bukhari, outstanding journalist and editor/owner of The Rising Kashmir. The DUJ called for an immediate investigation into the murder of Bukhari and the forces and motives behind it, so that other journalists are not exposed to similar attacks. DUJ demands due compensation from the state government for Bukhari’s family. DUJ salutes the courage of fellow journalists in Kashmir who continue to pursue the profession in the face of utmost danger. Their voices must not be silenced. Tributes to ...

Northern Command conducts Children Summer Adventure Camps of two different age groups,
121 children participated
Udhsmpur, June 23, (Scoop News)-The spirit of adventure and panache for the outdoor life and activities have been related with the Armed Forces since times immemorial. Keeping to the rich traditions of an unrelenting and die hard adventure spirit, Northern Command Children Summer Adventure Camp 2018 was conducted based on different age groups of 11-14 yrs and 15-18 years from June 4-9 and June 18-23, 2018. The camp was conducted at Bakloh Cantonment, Himachal Pradesh under the watchful eye of the Dalhousie Brigade. The camp was aimed at inculcating adventure, team spirit, self reliance and honing survival and social skills of the children. The participation sported 121 chi...

Model Library cum Counseling Centre dedicated to students at Rajouri
Rajouri, June 23, (Scoop News)- District Administration, Rajouri today dedicated to students a state-of-the-art library and counseling centre established to equip the students for various competitive examinations. District Development Commissioner, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary along with CEO RDA Dr Tahir Firdaus, DPO Dr Abdul Khabir, Dy Registrar Cooperatives Waqar Talib, EO Municipal Committee M A Lone and other officers, prominent citizens, educationists and students inaugurated the library established in a very short span of time. The library has a rich collection of books on various examinations like NEET, NDA/CDS, Civil Services Examinations, Management, Aptitude tests and different co...

Rajouri administration provides relief to flashflood victims
Rajouri, June 23, (Scoop News)- District Administration Rajouri today provided relief assistance to victims of recent flash floods that damaged several houses beyond repair in Thannamandi Sub-Division. A team of district administration led by Assistant Commissioner Revenue, A.Q Mir, SDM Afzal Mirza and Tehsildar Thannamandi Qadeer ur Rehman provided relief assistance to victims in Khablan village. MLA Rajouri Advocate Qamar Choudhary, former Sarpanchs, prominent citizens and representatives of NGOs were also present on the occasion. Earlier in the week, Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Dr. Shahid Choudhary along with a team of district administration had conducted a detailed inspection of...

37 employees found absent in Baramulla & Kupwara
Baramulla, June 23, (Scoop News)- Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Farooq Ahmad Baba accompanied by ACR Bashir Ahmad Bhat and Tehsildar Baramulla today inspected various government offices during which 17 employees of different departments were found unauthorisedly absent from their duties. Taking a serious note of it, the ADC recommends the absentees to the concerned authorities for initiating necessary legal action. On the occasion, the ADC said that similar inspections shall be conducted on a routine basis so that the punctuality of employees is ensured. In order to improve the work culture and punctuality in the Government offices, Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Khali...

Exam for JK Police Sub-Inspector Posts: Section 144 imposed around exam centres in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- Srinagar district administration today imposing prohibitory restrictions under Section 144 CrPc within a radius of 200 meters around all sixteen examination centres established for examination for the post of Sub Inspector in J&K Police to be held on 24 June 2018. The restrictions are aimed at ensuring free and fair conduct of the exam. These will remain in force until the end of the examination ...

KAS Officers felicitate Chief Secretary
Srinagar, June 23, (Scoop News)- The office bearers of the KAS Officers Association today called on the Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam to felicitate him on assuming office. The KAS Officers Association was led by its President Tassaduq Hussain Mir. Vice-President of the Association Anil Sharma, General Secretary Mohammad Shahid Saleem, Publicity Secretary Waseem Raja, and other Executive Body members were also present. The Chief Secretary advised the officers to work with zest and commitment to ensure responsive, pro-active and people-friendly administration. The KAS Association assured the Chief Secretary of their unflinching support and unswerving commitment towards welfare of ...

PDP-BJP Govt's performance card is blank: Jan
Poonch, June 22, (Scoop News)- Youth National Conference Provincial President Mr Ajaz Jan today said the report card of the Bhartiya Janta Party and People's Democratic Party government has been blank, saying during its tenure they totally ignored the people especially remote and border areas. After touring different villages of Mandi in Poonch district, ,Mr Ajaz Jan said that BJP-PDP have pushed the state to crisis like situation " If BJP was aware that PDP was not able to run the Government than why it waited for four years to take decision of ending the alliance " said Jan adding that excuse of good or bad governance is just to befool the people. “Since years, everyone w...

Kashmiri Samaj welcomes the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu & Kashmir
New Delhi, June 22, (Scoop News)-All India Kashmiri Samaj (AIKS) welcomes the imposition of Governor’s rule in Jammu & Kashmir State after BJP withdrew its support to PDP-BJP coalition government. AIKS escalate the timely decision of BJP. It was always felt that PDP and BJP are ideologically too different from each other and were not working smoothly in a coalition. However, AIKS do appreciate that the verdict of the last election in the state was such that for BJP, there was no alternative but for the two to join hands to give the long-suffering State a stable government. The coalition government had a great advantage as it represented all the people of the three regions of the Sta...

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