Friday, April 16, 2021
 
 Top Stories of The Day
JK reports 1144 new positive cases,131353 recovered so far
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- The Government on Friday informed that 1144 new positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19),414 from Jammu division and 730 from Kashmir division, have been reported today, thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 144021.Also 02 COVID-19 deaths have been reported, 01 from Jammu Division and 01 from Kashmir Division. Moreover, 562 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and discharged from various hospitals including 161 from Jammu Division and 401 from Kashmir Division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 144021 positive cases, 10620 are Active Positive, 131353 have recovered and 2048have died; 759 in Jammu division and 1289 in Kashmir division. The Bulletin further said that out of 6683730test results available, 6539709 samples have been tested as negative till 16thApril, 2021. ...
 
 
 Top Stories of the Day
Lt Governor takes comprehensive review of the various CVPPPL projects in J&K
Calls for better synergy between agencies for making J&K power surplus
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha took a comprehensive review of the status of various projects of Chenab Valley Power Projects Pvt Ltd. (CVPPPL) in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in a meeting at the Raj Bhavan here today. At the outset, Managing Director, CVPPPL, A.K Choudhary briefed the Lt Governor regarding the present status of the power projects in the UT viz.- Pakal Dul HE Project(1000 MW), Kiru HE Project (624 MW), Kwar HE Project (540 MW), Kirthai-II HE Project (930 MW). Cumulatively, the upcoming power projects will generate 3094 MW at th...

Ist batch clears certificate courses on Digital Marketing- Entrepreneurship from JKEDI
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- The first-ever batch of two short term certificate courses on Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship 101, organized by Jammu and Kashmir Entrepreneurship Development Institute (JKEDI) concluded today here at the Bari Brahmana campus. The objective of the Course was to provide a platform to young professionals and aspiring entrepreneurs to acquire the skills and capabilities necessary for their entrepreneurial journey. The goal was to create an industry-ready workforce who can use digital platforms to grow their careers and face the evolving demands of national and global markets. Speaking at the valediction ceremony, Director, JKEDI, G.M. Dar said that "Thi...

Union Health Ministry advises the Central Ministries and their PSUs to dedicate their Hospital beds for COVID19 Management in States/UTs
New Delhi, April 16 (Scoop News)-Many State and UTs across the country have been reporting a surge since the past few weeks in the cases and deaths caused by COVID-19. The Union Government has been leading the fight against COVID-19 with a ‘Whole of Government” approach through a collaborative strategy of proactively supporting the States in COVID management and public health response measures. As part of this response, several ministries of the Government of India, Empowered Groups, and the Union of Secretaries are working in tandem to manage the situation effectively and to provide all required support to the States/UTs. A significant measure to substantially augment the hospital infra...

Former Legislator calls on Lt Governor
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Former MLC, Surinder Choudhary today called on Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha here at Raj Bhavan. The former Legislator apprised the Lt Governor about various welfare issues of border dwellers pertaining to execution of BADP projects, recruitment, besides creation of sports facilities and infrastructure. The Lt Governor, while interacting with the former Legislator assured that the genuine demands and issues projected by him would be addressed on merit. J&K Government is putting in dedicated efforts to reach out to the people, especially those living along the borders and remote areas, and is making on-ground assessment of area-specific needs for acceler...

 
 Ladakh News
SDM Khaltsi takes stock of Covid-19 Care Centres
Leh,(Ladakh), April 15 (Scoop News)-Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Khaltsi, Tanveer Ahmad, today convened a meeting to discuss and review Covid-19 care centres (CCC). SDM Khaltsi Tanveer also discussed the quarantine centre, surveillance team, Covid registration point and Covid-19 testing points at Sub-Division Khaltsi. He directed OIC, General Reserve Engineer Force (GREF), Khaltsi, to conduct RT-PCR tests of all labourers working with GREF on various projects in Khaltsi. SDM Khaltsi also directed all the participants to work as directed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), with the Leh-Srinagar National Highway set to open soon. MHA has issued guidelines to mandatorily conduct ...

4-day training organised by PHE in collaboration with IISD Delhi concludes
Leh,(Ladakh), April 15 (Scoop News)- Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department, UT Ladakh, in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Sustainable Development, New Delhi, organised a four-day (12th -15th April) online training for the water testing laboratory personnel from Leh and Kargil district. This four-day training was held under the Water Quality Monitoring and Surveillance Program (WQM&SP) of Jal Jeevan Mission. The training aimed to develop international standard human resource required for managing water testing laboratories. The accreditation of the water-testing laboratories with the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) is a manda...

1 death; 208 new positive cases report in UT Ladakh
07 patients cured and discharged
Leh,(Ladakh), April 15 (Scoop News)-As per the media bulletin released by the Directorate of Health Services UT Ladakh, a total of 208 new positive sample reports of Covid-19 were received yesterday. All the positive reports were received by CMO Leh. With the death report of one more patient from Covid-19 reported by CMO Leh yesterday, the total number of deaths in UT Ladakh has reached 132; 88 in Leh and 44 in Kargil. The bulletin further details that UT Ladakh has discharged 07 patients yesterday. All the patients were discharged by CMO Leh. With this, the total number of COVID-19 active cases in UT Ladakh has gone up to 1051; 985 in Leh district and 66 in Kargil district. The bullet...

Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary, UT Ladakh assigned duties of Administrative Secy of 4 depts
Leh,(Ladakh), April 15 (Scoop News)-Pawan Kotwal, Principal Secretary, UT Ladakh, has been assigned duties of Administrative Secy of 4 depts, including Health & Medical Education, Forest, Ecology & Environment, Revenue & Planning, Development & Monitoring Department ...

Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, celebrated at Srinagar and Leh
Srinagar, April 13 (Scoop News)- As part of Nation wide celebrations of Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav, NCC cdts of NCC Group HQs, Srinagar Located at Srinagar and Leh participated in a plog run picking up plastic thrown around and spreading the message of saying " No to the use of Single Use Plastics". Around 200 NCC cadets from Srinagar and 100 cadets both Boys and Girls from various Colleges of Srinagar and Leh participated in the event. The cadets started plog run from four different corners of Srinagar and culminated at Haft Chinar. Similarly, cadets in Leh approached Statue of Col ...

NMSHE’s ICAR Team awarded for agricultural information dissemination in Leh
New Delhi, April 12 (Scoop News)- A team of scientists from Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) has been awarded for Excellence in Dissemination of agricultural practices and technologies from Lab to Farm by Agriculture Today, a National Agriculture Magazine. Their work has been recognised for improving livelihood and subsistence production systems in remote areas like Leh. The group led by Dr. A. Arunachalam, Coordinator of task force on Himalayan Agriculture under National Mission on Sustaining Himalayan Ecosystem (NMSHE) and Dr. M. Raghubanshi, Co-Investigator, Leh component has been introducing the best agronomic practices and weed management demonstrations on farmers’ ...

DDMA Chairman convenes meeting with district surveillance staff
Leh,(Ladakh), April 12 (Scoop News)- Chairman, District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), Leh, Shrikant Suse, today chaired a meeting with the district surveillance staff at the DC Conference Hall. DDMA Chairman, Shrikant Suse, was informed of the various arrangements made for Covid-19 testing and surveillance. He directed the officials to strictly enforce the Covid-19 testing and surveillance mechanisms in the wake of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases in Leh district. DDMA Chairman, Shrikant Suse, exhorted the officers to take strict action against violators and adherence to the Covid-19 safety protocols in all isolation and quarantine centres effectively. He also impressed up...

Events like Apricot Blossom Festival can help Turtuk develop as top tourist destination, says EC LAHDC Leh
Leh,(Ladakh), April 12 (Scoop News)-The Apricot Blossom Festival-Chuli Mentok 2021 organised by the Tourism Department, Ladakh, in collaboration with the Cultural Academy, Ladakh, as a part of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav today started amid much fanfare at Turtuk village of Leh district. The objective of organising the festival is to popularise the apricot blossoming season on the national and international tourist map besides attracting tourists during this time of the year. Executive Councillor (Minority/Forest), LAHDC Leh, Ghulam Mehdi, was the chief guest for the event, whereas Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Leh, Sonam Chosjor, was the guest of honour. Councillor, Kyungyam, Thinles...

 
 Debate
Reservation for Pandits in Legislative Assembly
B L Saraf The delimitation process of Assembly Constituencies ,as envisaged by The J &K Reorganization Act , 2019 (Act ) is underway . Delimitation Commission constituted under Section 3 of the Delimitation Act ,2002 is on the job. Need for delimitation of the constituencies arose because the number of seats in J & K legislative Assembly has been increased to 114 and there is a requirement to determine the number of seats to be kept reserved for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled. Section 60 of the Act has laid down Commission’s terms of reference. The delimitation process has generated hope among those sections of the state’s...

Jammu Identity: Why Don’t We Assert It?
Straight Talk
K. B. Jandial Post Article 370 abrogation was thought to be a defining moment for Jammu to reassert its lost identity. But regrettably, this moment has washed away and expectations belied. Today, Jammu is struggling to find its feet to get its composite identity recognised. Instead of succumbing to despondency, why can’t Jammu convert this ‘failure’ to an opportunity? Jammu’s identity is defined by its long admired distinct composite culture & khand mithi (sweet) languages and rooted in religiosity centered around globally revered Shree Mata Vaishno Devi, Sudmahadev & Mantalai, Shri Raghunath ji temple with idols of 33 crores deities, Bawe-wali-Mata, Peer Kho, Ziarat Shadhara ...

Tirupathi Devasthanams in Jammu
B L Saraf Another shining Star would soon be added to the soul lifting Spiritual Constellation of Jammu . In what could be a decision of far reaching significance, the Administrative Council chaired by LG , Manoj Sinha , has approved the proposal to allot 496 kanals of land ,in Jammu , to the Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanams (TTD ) for “ building of Temple and its allied infrastructures ,pilgrim amenities complex ,Vedpatahshala and Spiritual / Meditation Centers.” Undoubtedly, this is a welcome development for myriad reasons : not only for the people in Jammu of particular faith but also for all believers , irrespective of the creed and color . ...

Indian Agriculture: Maladies and Remedies
Asad Mirza A more holistic and pragmatic approach needs to be adopted by the policy makers to make Indian agriculture sector more competitive and profitable. Since Independence agriculture sector has remained the main source of national income and occupation in India. In 1947, 72 per cent of the total working population was engaged in agricultural sector, but still a majority of India’s poor (some 770 million people or about 70 per cent) inhabit the rural areas. Though due to the high growth rates of the industrial and services sectors, the share of agricultural share in India’s economy has progressively declined to less than 15%, yet its importance in India’s e...

PDP Disintegrating? Lesson a politician won’t learn
B L Saraf When Mufti Mohammad Syed left for heavenly abode, after he had realized his cherished dream of reaching the seat of Chief Minister , many in J & K and elsewhere wished his soul Rest In Peace .But the events that happened soon after his death ,while his daughter and political successor Mehbooba Mufti was in the chair , and what is happening now to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP ) must have disturbed his Peace in the grave. The political outfit he and his daughter built by borrowing (luring ) ’ bricks ‘from other political parties in the state- is crumbling brick by brick . The situation in J&K is fluid on all fronts ; ...

Post Article 370: Why Targeting Jammu?
Straight Talk
K B Jandial On every action of the administration that upsets Jammu, a serious thought comes to the mind of every proud Dogra: why, after abrogation of contentious Article 370 of the Constitution, Jammu is facing the heat of almost every action of UT Govt? Be these inadvertent or designed, the fact remains that the nationalist people of Jammu are feeling traumatized. Couldn’t these be avoided? The UT administration run by bureaucrats (overwhelmingly non-locals having no roots in Jammu, or for that matter, even in Kashmir) is devoid of compassion and empathy for the people. It is mainly because the bureaucrats vested with absolute power has no political inputs and decisions t...

A Global Concert for a new Global Era?
Asad Mirza Promising the best and most realistic way to advance a new world order, the Global Concert promises peace and prosperity for every human being. Well, the murmurs were already there in the pre-Covid era that the plans are afoot to change the present global governance and usher in a new world order. But now things have slowly started falling in place. Influential think tanks and world bodies are flush with new insights or analytical interpretation of the so-called new world order, which could usher in a new era of cooperation and economic and social prosperity for all nations, irrespective of their ideological base and past histories. A recen...

Pandit Return In The Pipeline ?
B L Saraf Coming at the time when a mood of despondency is overwhelming them - for being consistently neglected by the powers that be- a heartwarming news has come for the displaced Pandits. Lt Governor Manoj Sinha has given them a hope . A few days back he said “ a proper rehabilitation plan for migrant Kashmiri Pandits may be in the pipeline. As lot has been thought about the community and soon something is going to happen which you haven’t even imagined .” He further said “ we are talking about 6000 jobs and equal number of residential accommodation for migrant KPs in the Valley .This is a minute part of rehabilitation of the community in the Valley .”...

 Jammu News
DIPR organises Cycle Rally on day -5 of Special Event Series at Hiranagar
Kathua, April 16 (Scoop News)- Under its Special Event series, Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) organised a Cycle Rally today - the 5th day of its week-long campaign under ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ here at Hiranagar. The Cycle Rally was organised by the District unit of Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) in association with Zonal Office of Department of Youth Sports and Services, Kathua to engage the youth in sports activities and instill the spirit of nationalism among them. Chairman, Municipal Committee Hiranagar Adv Vijay Sharma who was the Chief Guest flagged off the Cycle Rally comprising over 35 students mainly NCC cadets of Government Higher ...

SKUAST-J organises Field-Day cum Awareness Programme on Zero tillage in Wheat
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Field day cum awareness programme on Zero Till Cultivation of Wheat was conducted by Division of Agronomy, SKUAST-J under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana- Project entitled “Demonstrations on Zero Till Technology for Temporal Management of Wheat in Basmati Rice-Wheat System” for the farmers as well as Extension officers of the Agriculture department. The purpose of the programme was to demonstrate the field performance of Zero tilled wheat taken after the harvest of Basmati rice besides an interaction/ awareness session about the benefits of Zero tilled wheat which is not only a profitable but a resource conservation technology as well. Dr. B. C. Sharma, Prof...

Major Surgeries initiated at MCH Hospital Gandhi Nagar
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- Maternal and Child Health(MCH) designated Covid Hospital Gandhi Nagar of GMC Jammu today performed atleast three major surgeries with four operation theatres of the newly constructed health institution made fully functional. On directions of Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Atul Dulloo, the MCH Hospital Gandhinagar was made COVID Hospital and since the first patients admitted in June 2020, more than 700 patients have been admitted, treated and discharged and till date. Sufficient machinery and equipment have been provided by MD Dr Yashpaul Sharma JKMSCL. The JKMSCL provided ventilators, monitors, autoclaves, theater tables, Theatre l...

Advisor Khan announces Residential Sports Academies for Jammu, Kashmir divisions
Jammu, April 16 (Scoop News)- To promote sports education and culture among the youth of Jammu and Kashmir, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today announced that Residential Sports Academies in both Jammu and Kashmir divisions will be set up and issued necessary directions for the same. Advisor Khan passed these directions while chairing a meeting with officers and officials of JK Sports Council and Department of Youth, Services and Sports (YSS) here. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary, YSS, Alok Kumar; Secretary sports Council, Nuzhat Gul and other concerned officers of the department. Advisor Farooq Khan said that main focus of these academies would be to enco...

Divisional Commissioner reviews Covid-19 control measures at Lakhanpur
Testing mandatory for all incoming travelers; Inter district travellers to be tested at Thandi Khui
Kathua, April 15 (Scoop News)-Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Dr. Raghav Langar today visited Lakhanpur Corridor to take stock of Covid-19 control measures and other amenities for inbound travellers. Accompanied by DC Kathua, Rahul Yadav, SSP Kathua R. C Kotwal; DC Taxes Department, Ranjeet Singh and other concerned officers, the Divisional Commissioner inspected the Control Room, Sampling Centre, Ticket Counter, LMV, HMV centres, Truck yard and took first-hand appraisal of existing mechanism for smooth handling of travellers while observing all Covid guidelines. The Divisional Commissioner called upon the concerned officers to keep high degree of vigil and ensure strict adherence to...

JKRLM trains SHGs on Covid-19 appropriate behaviour
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- A training cum awareness programme on Covid-19, Appropriate and Health Seeking Behavior and Immunity building, for Self Help Group members have been launched across Jammu Division by the Jammu and Kashmir Rural Livelihood Mission (JKRLM). The Additional Mission Director, Jammu, Sham Lal, while mobilizing field functionaries, asked them to educate rural households on the new strain of Covid-19 and encourage them to get vaccinated, observe Physical distance, Wear face mask and sanitize their hands, establish Nutri Gardens for proper nutrition. He further stressed upon that all activities viz. circulation of messages shall be performed by following SOP's and...

Special Task Force conducts series of raids, surprise inspections; Seizes 1915 MT minor Minerals
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- The Special Task Force, constituted by government to keep check on illegal mining on Tawi River Bed, conducted a series of raids, surprise checks and seized 1915 MT minor Minerals from various places. The STF conducted raids and surprise checks at a dozen places from Bajalta to Gole Gujral on the left and right bank of River Tawi Sidhra, Bajalta, Seri Kalan (Seri Patta), Kuper, (Tutan Di Khui) Khanna Chargal, Panjgrain. Ban and Gole Gujral area near SOS School. The Special Task Force comprising Ghansham Singh, Additional Deputy Commissioner (Law and Order), Jammu; Adil Hamid, SP Headquarter, Jammu and Ankur Sachdeva, District Mineral Officer, Jammu, durin...

Covid Testing for travellers commences at Radha Swami Ashram Vijaypur
Samba, April 15 (Scoop News)- Radha Swami Ashram at Thandi Khui, Vijaypur has been designated as focal point for sample collection, RTPCR/Rapid testing, segregation and streamlining of all the road travellers for district Samba, Udhampur, Reasi and Jammu. The testing and sampling of the travellers started in the latter half of the day. Deputy Commissioner, Samba, Anuradha Gupta, visited the site-campus of the Ashram and held marathon meeting with all the stakeholders and finalized the covid control Plan to be followed at the Ashram. The finalized covid control plan included inward movement and segregation of travellers plan, District wise sampling and testing plan, outward bus route p...

 
 Kashmir News
Sopore police arrests 03 accused persons for extortion conspiracy
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- Sopore police received a complaint from Mudasir Ahmad Shiekh son of Ghulam Muhammad Shiekh resident of Panzipora Sopore, son in law of Ghulam Nabi Lone resident of Hamdani Colony, Nadihal stating therein that during the intervening night of 03/04 April 2021 some unidentified persons barged into his in-laws' house at Nadihal along with weapons and asked them to drop them at South Kashmir. The complaint further reads that they also took away two mobile phones and threatened them not to disclose this to anyone. In this regard, a case FIR number 20/2021 under section 450, 506 IPC & 7/25 Arms Act was lodged at Police Station Panzlla and investigation was set i...

Lady SPO terminated from service for glorifying terrorism by Kulgam Police
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- Police in Kulgam arrested a Lady SPO and terminated her from the service for glorifying terrorism and obstructing government officials in the discharge of their duty. On 14th of April 2021, on a specific input regarding the presence of terrorists in Karewa Mohallah of village Frisal, a search operation was launched by the security forces in the area. During the search operation, the search party was obstructed to by a lady identified as Saima Akther daughter of Ghulam Nabi Rah, resident of Frisal. The lady resisted the search party & turned violent and uttered statements glorifying violent actions of terrorists. She captured a video through her personal ...

DC Srinagar reviews progress of Mega Developmental projects
Directs for completion within deadline strictly
Srinagar, April 16 (Scoop News)- District Development Commissioner (DDC), Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad today chaired a meeting convened to take stock of the works on major developmental projects in District Srinagar. The meeting held threadbare deliberations on different ongoing projects being executed including Rs 132 crore at Lal Ded Maternity Hospital project and Rs 133 crore Srinagar Drainage System, besides other ongoing projects at Bone & Joint Hospital, 200 Beded Maternity Hospital, Bemina, 188 meter span Sharifabad bridge, Noor Jahan bridge Qamarwari, Development works at Hazratbal Shrine, Upgradation & Development of infrastructure at Bakshi Stadium. The meeting also reviews...

CUK’s DSW holds extension lecture
Ganderbal, April 15 (Scoop News)- Directorate of Students Welfare (DSW), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Thursday organised an extension lecture on Shri Guru Tegh Bahadur on the commemoration of his 400th Birth Anniversary, to highlight the teachings, values and principles of the Guru. Vice Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Dr. Somanpreet, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Education, presented an extensive discourse about the life and teachings of the Guru. He pointed out that the Guru dedicated his whole life for spreading the message of Guru Nanak. His works included in the Guru Granth Sahib, covers a wide range of topics such as ...

Div Com for adequate availability of oxygen, bed capacity in Hospitals
chairs Covid-19 review meeting
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- With surge in number of covid-19 cases, the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today called for an increase in the number of bed capacity for Covid-19 patients at all designated hospitals. The Div Com made these remarks while chairing a Covid- 19 review meeting here. He said that buffer stock of beds including ventilators is kept available at all designated hospitals. At the outset, a 4 member team was constituted to look after availability and smooth supply of oxygen to hospitals. The committee shall also ensure the same is supplied under government notified rates. He further stressed on the work expedition and timely execution of all 37...

Rope in private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients: DAK to authorities
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- As Covid-19 cases continue to rise unabated in Jammu and Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday urged authorities to rope in private hospitals to treat corona patients. “That would reduce the burden on government run hospitals,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “We are back in the eye of the storm, with the second wave of Covid-19 causing surge in cases and hospitalizations too,” he said. “Virus has once again become dangerous and is behaving aggressively.” “Today we have more patients in hospitals than what we saw during the first wave and we are finding it hard to cope with the rush of patients,” DAK Pr...

NIT Srinagar hosts virtual lecture on 'building new start ups'
'Key aim of such lectures is to students will learn how to execute ideas for on ground': Dir NIT Prof Sehgal
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)-The Department of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management (HSS&M), National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar Thursday hosted a virtual lecture on process of 'building a start-up'. The event was presided over by Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal who was the chief guest on the occasion and the virtual lecture was delivered by the Director of Zipcho Entertainment Company, Mohammad Younus Budoo (ACS). On the occasion, Prof. Rakesh Sehgal said the key objective of holding such sessions are that students will learn and will know how to work and execute ideas for processing new start-ups. "After proper guidance and research, a successful entrepr...

Notorious Thief Arrested Fifth Time, Vehicle Recovered: Reasi Police
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- On 6/4/2021 One Krishan Singh S/O Tej Ram R/O Bhaga Teh & Distt. Reasi reported at Police Post Talwara that his motorcycle bearing registration number JK20B 2593 parked in upper Talwara has been stolen during intervening night of 4/5 of April 2021. On this FIR no. 69/2021 U/S 379 IPC stands registered at P/s Reasi and investigation initiated. Many suspects were rounded up and questioned. Simultaneously sources were also activated & Police Post Talwara got a clue that Stolen Motorcycle is seen Khawas Area of District Rajouri. After getting this information Police team left for Khawas area of Rajouri and recovered Stolen Vehicle from Notorious thief...

 
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Efficient services to the public should be resolve of public service departments: Advisor Bhatnagar
Reviews Summer preparedness of Jal Shakti Department
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today chaired a meeting to review the Summer preparedness of Jal Shakti Department for Jammu division at Civil Secretariat here. The Advisor took detailed review of the department focusing on water supply scenario during the upcoming summer season as well as monsoon season besides in depth discussion was held on the Action Taken Reports of previously held meetings on the same matter. Highlighting that the Lieutenant Governor is particular about delivery of services to the public, the Advisor stressed upon the officers that efficient services to the public should be resolve of public service departments on...

Need to prepare, not to panic from Covid surge: BJP
Jammu, April 15 (Scoop News)- There is a need to prepare and putting things in order, but absolutely not to panic from resurge of Covid-19 infection in its 2nd wave, said BJP leaders at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu. J&K BJP Media Incharge Dr. Pardeep Mahotra, J&K BJP Spokespersons Rajni Sethi & Dr. Tahir Choudhary, BJYM Office Secretary Gourav Pargal and party leaders expressed concern over the recent spike in the Covid cases in Jammu & Kashmir. Dr. Pardeep Mahotra said that with the reported surge in infection by the Corona Virus, the need has arisen to be continuously vigilant over level of information and preparation both mentally and practically but just not to panic. He ...

ASSOCHAM hails Dy. CM’s statement of no Lockdown in Haryana
Chandigarh, April 15 (Scoop News)- \The Associated Chamber of Commerce of Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) – One of the leading Apex Chamber of the country today hailed the statement of Hon’ble Dy. CM. of Haryana Sh. Dushyant Chautala, that Haryana is not moving towards lockdown. ASSOCHAM feels that lockdown may only lead to another economic slowdown which the country cannot afford at this point of time. It is pertinent to mention here that the number of Covid cases are on the rise in Haryana from last few days, after which the state government has announced night curfew. “The decision of imposing night curfew rather than moving towards lockdown is a well thought out statement, in which Dy...

Police distributes Water Purifiers and food Kits among needy families in Budgam
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to reach out to the poor and needy people, Budgam police distributed 40 water purifiers and food kits among the poor and needy families of Charar-i-Sharief area of Budgam. SSP Budgam Shri Tahir Saleem-JKPS along with ASP Budgam & SDPO Charar-i-Sharief held a distribution function in Charar-e-Sharief area of district Budgam. Ramadan food kits which include dates, vermicelli (sewaiyan), semolina (suji), dry fruits, etc and 40 water purifiers were distributed among poor and needy (BPL) families of Charar-i-Sharief. On the occasion, SSP Budgam asserted that J&K Police is always ready to render helping hand to the people and assured th...

Kulgam police arrests drug peddler absconding since 08 months
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- Police in Kulgam arrested an absconder who was evading his arrest from last eight months for his involvement in many cases of drug peddling. Acting on reliable information regarding an absconder, a Police party headed by SHO PS Qazigund under the supervision of SDPO Qazigund raided a specified location and subsequently arrested the absconder from Qazigund area. He has been identified as Zahoor Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd Jamal Sheikh resident of Drian Qazigund. He was wanted by law for his involvement in case FIR number 251/2020 U/S 15, 18 NDPS Act & 48 Excise Act of PS Qazigund pertaining to the recovery of huge quantity of Illicit Liquor, Charas and Popp...

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Anantnag & Budgam
Srinagar, April 15 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to eradicate drug menace from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Anantnag & Budgam and recovered contraband/psychotropic substances from their possession. Officers from PP Khanbal established a checkpoint at Main Chowk Khanbal followed by a specific input regarding the transportation of drugs in the area. During checking, officers apprehended an individual identified as Zahid Farooq Dar son of Farooq Ahmad Dar resident of Batangoo, Anantnag. During his personal checking, officers have recovered 10 grams of Heroin from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to Police Station where he remains in custody...

BJP celebrated Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti as Samrasta Diwas, organized various Sewa programmes
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- BJP Jammu & Kashmir celebrated Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti as Samrasta Diwas wherein its leaders organized and participated in various Sewa programmes. The programmes were organized at booth level by the party leaders and at the prominent places and Chowks across the region. Ravinder Raina, J&K BJP President also addressed the workers of party’s SC Morcha at party headquarter, Trikuta Nagar, Jammu, while he earlier addressed a massive gathering and garlanded the statue of Baba Saheb at Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar Chowk (Panama Chowk), Jammu. Ravinder Raina paid tributes to the chief architect of the Indian Constitution on the occasion and said that his ideas and ideals ...

Apni Party celebrates birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar
Jammu, April 14 (Scoop News)- Apni Party today celebrated the birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar at their party office in Gandhi Nagar. In a statement to the press, to mark the celebration of Dr Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, SC State Coordinator, Bodh Raj Bhagat and OBC State Coordinator Madan Lal Chalotra organized the function at the Party Office where the contribution of Dr BR Ambekar was remembered. On this occasion, General Secretary, Vikram Malhotra, Provincial President Jammu, Manjit Singh, Provincial President Women Wing Namrta Sharma, District President, Jammu, Pranav Shagotra, J&K Trade Union President, Ajaz Kazmi, Provincial Secretary Dr Rohit Gupta, Vice President J&K Y...

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DIPR hosts Cultural Prog on Covid-19 dos- don’ts at Udhampur
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Private hospitals crucial in battle against COVID-19: Kavinder
Advisor Khan Interacts with Students of St Xavier's College, Mumbai
Workers, booth leaders’ backbone of BJP: Yudhvir Sethi
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