Thursday, October 28, 2021
 
 Kashmir News
Like flu, Covid-19 likely to become a seasonal illness: DAK
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)- Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said Covid-19 will likely become a seasonal illness similar to flu that peaks in fall and winter. “Covid-19 pandemic will end at some point, but the virus will continue to circulate in the human population,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “However, the impact of the virus in terms of deaths, illness and the need for social isolation will lessen. Cases will wax and wane over time. Outbreaks will pop up here and there,” he said. “Covid-19 will become yet another infection joining many other diseases that humanity has learned to live with. We will probably be living with this v...

Sports stadium coming up at Kupwara
AC approves transfer of 60 Kanal land to Youth Service & Sports Department
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)-The Administrative Council (AC) which met here under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the transfer of land measuring 60 Kanal at Village Haqanibad Punzwa, Tehsil Villigam, District Kupwara to the Youth Service & Sports Department for construction of a sports stadium. Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting. The upcoming stadium will cater to the needs of local population as well of the youth from the 20 neighbouring villages by purposefully engaging 20,000...

AC approves creation of 4 new Courts of Additional District & Sessions Judge
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)-The Administrative Council (AC) which met here under the chairmanship of the Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, accorded approval for creation of four courts of Additional District & Sessions Judges at district headquarters- one each in District Samba, Bandipora, Ganderbal and Poonch. Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting. The Administrative Council also approved creation of 40 new posts of different categories (10 each) at the new court complexes in the 4 selected districts having a fina...

J&K rolls out Aspirational Blocks Development Programme
Additional land allotted for Shahpur Kandi projec
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)-For intensive and focussed development of the 44 most backward blocks of the Union territory, the Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the rollout of the prestigious ‘Aspirational Blocks Development Programme’. Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting. The blocks identified under the Aspirational Blocks Development Programme are the most backward blocks of the UT of Jammu and Kashmir which require special focus to b...

AC approves rollout of 3rd Party Inspection Guidelines in road sector
AC extends relief under SRO 43 to the next of kin of violence victims
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)-In a bid to improve the quality of infrastructure in road sector and fix responsibility for proper maintenance of assets, the Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, approved the rollout of the 3rd party inspection guidelines in Jammu and Kashmir. Farooq Khan and Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Advisors to the Lieutenant Governor, Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary, J&K and Nitishwar Kumar, Principal Secretary to the Lieutenant Governor attended the meeting. The new guidelines have been framed on the lines of established regulations in respect of road network created under the PMGSY scheme. Accord...

Week-long Multi-Physics analysis of electrical machines workshop begins at NIT Srinagar
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)-Week-long workshop on "Multi-physics analysis of Electrical Machine Using ANSYS Software and PLECS Simulation tool for Power Electronics Applications" began at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Wednesday. The workshop is being organized by the Electrical Engineering department, while it is sponsored by Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) India in association with PLEXIM, Switzerland. The inaugural session of the workshop was presided over by the Director, Prof.(Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal, who is also the Chief Patron of the workshop, while Prof. Mairaj Ud Din Mufti, Professor, EE, Prof. Aijaz Ahmad Professor, EE, Prof. S. A. Lone are ...

JKB CMD felicitates football team for yet another title triumph
Srinagar ,October 27 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Bank’s Chairman &Managing Director, RK Chhibber today felicitated Bank’s football team for pocketing yet another title to their credit. The latest addition to the trophy cabinet comes after Bank overpowered J&K Power Development Corporation (PDC) XI by 5-2 in the summit clash of the maiden edition of Positive Kashmir KO Football Tournament played at Synthetic Turf TRC Ground, Srinagar. The felicitation ceremony held here at Bank’s Corporate Headquarters, was attended by top bank officials including Executive President, Presidents and Vice-Presidents besidesthe members of the winning team and support staff. Calling Bank’s team as one ...

FIEO, JKTPO organises Capacity Building Program on Commercialization of GI products
at Jammu, Srinagar
Srinagar ,October 26 (Scoop News)-Two days Capacity Building Program-cum-workshop on commercialization of Geographical Indication (GI) of products from Jammu and Kashmir was organised by Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized at Srinagar and Jammu. The program was organised in association with Department of Agriculture Production & Farmer's Welfare, Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Horticulture Department. The workshop focused on the export potential of J&K, GI products and its importance, role of e-commerce, GI registration and its subsequent compliances. Managing Director, JKTPO, Ankita Kar, on the occasion ...

Archives, Archaeology & Museums dept has started week long cleanliness drive in heritage, religious spots
Srinagar ,October 26 (Scoop News)- The Department of Archives, Archaeology and Museums, has started a week long cleanliness drive as part of “Iconic week” celebration by Jammu and Kashmir government. The event, being observed from 23rd to 29th October, envisages a slew of cleanliness activities to promote hygiene and proper sanitation in and around heritage sites, Shrines, Temples, Gurdwaras, Churches and other religious destinations. During this week long initiative, cleanliness drives are being carried out for removal of debris, damaged and wastage items from sites having importance of historical and architectural value. Further, these drives are being conducted to make general publi...

Street Food Festival, Painting Exhibition held at Pahalgam
Srinagar ,October 26 (Scoop News)-As a part of iconic week celebrations being held across the UT, celebrations were held at Pahalgam club during which a street food festival and painting exhibition was conducted by JKTDC. Besides, an exhibition of handicrafts and handlooms was also organized during the event. Stalls of other departments including KVIB displaying a plethora of goods were also installed. Several items of handmade articles like crewel bags, hand woven shawls, etc were displayed. Dishes from traditional Kashmir cuisine like mosh krad, handkoker, nadurpalak , zumbrtool etc were available at the food stalls. The event attracted large footfall of locals as well as national a...

FIEO, JKTPO organises Capacity Building Program on Commercialization of GI products at Jammu, Srinagar
Srinagar,October 25 (Scoop News)-Two days Capacity Building Program-cum-workshop on commercialization of Geographical Indication (GI) of products from Jammu and Kashmir was organised by Federation of Indian Export Organization (FIEO) and Jammu and Kashmir Trade Promotion organization (JKTPO) organized at Srinagar and Jammu. The program was organised in association with Department of Agriculture Production & Farmer's Welfare, Animal and Sheep Husbandry and Horticulture Department. The workshop focused on the export potential of J&K, GI products and its importance, role of e-commerce, GI registration and its subsequent compliances. Managing Director, JKTPO, Ankita Kar, on the oc...

DC Bandipora reviews developmental works, projects under District Capex
Bandipora, October 25 (Scoop News)-The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr Owais Ahmad on Monday chaired a meeting of officers to review and to get first-hand account of the developmental activities in the district. The meeting discussed detailed proposals under the District Capex Plan, 2021-22 including physical status of projects targeted for completion in the current fiscal and took a comprehensive review on the progress of developmental projects undertaken by various departments. It was given out that Rs 529 Crores have been earmarked for the financial year 2021-22 with major thrust on Jal Jeevan Mission (51%), PMGSY (21%), Rural development Department (8%), Education & Health...

DG Horticulture reviews preparedness for celebration of Apple Festival-2021 at SKICC
Srinagar,October 25 (Scoop News)-The Director General, Horticulture, Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat today chaired a meeting here to review the preparedness for celebration of Apple Festival-2021 at SKICC Srinagar on 28th and 29th of October, 2021. During the meeting, the Director General said that the main attractions of the programme would be Buyer-Seller meet, Exhibition of local and exotic fruits especially Apple varieties, Exhibition of high density plantation technology and latest Horticultural Machinery and Exhibition of latest varieties of fruit plants, besides unveiling of Horticulture booklets by the Lieutenant Governor, J&K. The Director General said that prominent fruit deal...

Webinar on ‘Legal services at Pre arrest, arrest, Remand stage’ held at Gbl
Ganderbal,October 25 (Scoop News)-As part of Pan India Awareness and outreach Programme and to commemorate “Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav”, the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Ganderbal today organised a webinar on “Legal assistance at pre-arrest, arrest and remand stage”. The Webinar was held under the chairmanship of Chairperson DLSA Ganderbal, Shazia Tabasum and under the guidance of Secretary DLSA Ganderbal, Tabasum. Secretary DLSA Ganderbal presided over the programme and Advocate Umer Rashid Wani and Advocate Imeetul Mehraj were the keynote Speakers. During the programme, Advocate Umer Rashid Wani and Advocate Imeetul Mehraj highlighted the relevant provisions of law and...

Police arrests drug peddler in Sopore; Contraband substance recovered
Srinagar,,October 25 (Scoop News)- Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested a drug peddler in Sopore and recovered contraband substance from his possession. Officers from Police Station Sopore apprehended one drug peddler in Sopore and recovered 1008 Spasmoproxyvon Plus capsules from his possession. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 259/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Sopore and further investigation has been initiated. Community members are requested to come forward with any information regarding drug p...

NIT Srinagar’s 'Move Beyond' launched its online educational series 'Career Chat'
Career Counselling helps students to understand their strengths and weaknesses: Director NIT
Srinagar,,October 25 (Scoop News)-The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar's social start-up Move Beyond-A Career Counselling School, of Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IIED) launched its first episode of weekly online educational series 'Career Chat' as a part of International Youth Outreach and Employability Program. Career Chat is an exclusive educational series started by Move Beyond with an aim to connect the eminent career achievers with the aspiring students of J&K to inspire and provide direction and help them in the process of making and shaping their careers. Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal is the Chief...

Police organises painting competition in Pulwama; Debate competition held in Kupwara
Srinagar,,October 25 (Scoop News)- In the memory of Police martyrs and to pay rich tributes to them, Pulwama Police today under the banner of “Police Martyr’s Memorial Festival” organized a painting competition at District Police Lines Pulwama. Besides, debate competition was organised by Kupwara Police at Middle school Bumhama. In Pulwama, Painting competition was hosted by DySP DAR Pulwama Shri Qazi Shams-JKPS, besides, other senior officers and teachers were also present on the occasion. Various schools across the District Pulwama participated in the event. The competition was held between two age groups Junior Category (below 14 years) and Senior Category (above 14 years) for both ...

NIT Srinagar’s 'Move Beyond' launched its online educational series 'Career Chat'
Career Counselling helps students to understand their strengths and weaknesses: Director NIT
Srinagar,,October 25 (Scoop News)-The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar's social start-up Move Beyond-A Career Counselling School, of Innovation, Incubation & Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IIED) launched its first episode of weekly online educational series 'Career Chat' as a part of International Youth Outreach and Employability Program. Career Chat is an exclusive educational series started by Move Beyond with an aim to connect the eminent career achievers with the aspiring students of J&K to inspire and provide direction and help them in the process of making and shaping their careers. Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal is the Chief ...

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