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 Kashmir News
Waqf Board imposes ban on receiving of donations forcibly & through exploitative means by people at Ziyarats across UT
Such practice violates the sacro-sanctity of the Ziyarats; non-compliance shall invite complete ban on the entry of such elements into Ziyarats
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On the receipt of large number of complaints against some people receiving donations forcibly and through exploitative means at the Ziyarats, the Jammu and Kashmir Waqf board has imposed a blanket ban on all such unethical practices across the Shrines of J&K UT with immediate effect. In this regard an order was issued here vide order No. JKWB/Adm/ CE/ 1723-25 dated 16th August, 2022. As per the order issued here, it was given out that despite coming from reasonably sound economic background, such people are permanently occupying particular spots within the shrines for their activities, and there are instances when such spots are being outsourced or cont...

CUK holds internship concluding ceremony of PGDGC students
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-The “Internship Concluding Ceremony” of the students of Post Graduate Diploma in Guidance and Counselling (PGDGC), Department of Education, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was held at Voluntary Medicare Society (VMS), Bemina here. The students took active part in all the activities conducted during the 20 day internship period under the supervision of PGDGC faculty members. Vice chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah, President and co-founder VMS, Prof. Mir Muhammad Maqbool, Dean, SOE, Prof. Zahoor Ahmad Geelani, Secretary, VMS, Prof. Masooda Yaseen, Course In charge, Dr. Masood ul Hassan, Dr. Sehar ul Nissa, other functionaries of VMS and university w...

CUK’s Health Centre holds dental awareness camp
Ganderbal, August 17 (Scoop News)-Health Centre, Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with District Hospital Ganderbal organised a one day “Dental Awareness and Screening Camp" for the faculty members, administrative staff and students here at Green Campus on Wednesday. Dr. Shaziya, Dental Surgeon made a presentation regarding the ways and means to ensure dental hygiene. Later dental screening was done by Dr Aaliya, Dr. Shaziya, and dental technicians Mr. Fayaz Ahmad and Ms. Asmat Amin. Several faculty members, administrative staff and students consulted the visiting doctors. Medical Officers, Dr. Abid and Dr. Sheeba were also present. ...

SIT constituted in the killing of Kashmiri Pandit in Shpoian
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-On 16th August, 2022 at about 11:00 A.M two terrorists shot and killed Sunil Kumar Bhat S/O Sri Ji Bhat and injured his cousin Pertimber Nath S/O Arjun Nath Bhat at his orchard in Chotigam, Shopian. Consequent upon above terrorist act, case FIR No. 153/2022 U/S302, IPC, 7/27, IA Act and 16, 20 ULA(P) Act was registered in P/S Shopian and investigation process was set into motion. During initial investigation, involvement of an active terrorist, Adil Ahmad Wani S/O Mohd Khalil Wani R/O Kutpora surfaced. Meanwhile, an input was received by Police and SFs regarding presence of accused Adil Wani at his ancestral house at Kutpora. On this information police,...

Police arrests 02 drug peddlers in Handwara, contraband substance recovered
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Continuing its efforts to eradicate the menace of drugs from the society, Police have arrested two drug peddlers in Handwara and recovered contraband substances from their possession. A Police party of Police Station Kralgund during patrolling in Pandithpora area intercepted & apprehended 02 suspicious persons. During checking, officers were able to recover 106grams of Charas like substance from their possession. They have been identified as Tariq Ahmad Moochi son of Mohd Maqbool Moochi and Abdul Quyoom Mir son of Gh Nabi Mir both residents of Pandithpora. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Accordingly, a case vide...

CEOs statement a brazen assault on the legitimate aspirations of the people of J&K :Tarigami
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-What CEO has said amounts to disenfranchising the people of Jammu and Kashmir further. The delimitation process through Re-organisation Act was an attempt to change the electoral demography of the region . In the absence of any representative government in J&K, the union government has been exercising undiluted control in the region through a bureaucratic structure since June 2018. Today’s statement of CEO is a brazen assault on the legitimate aspirations of the people. ...

Use of advanced technology to increase farmers income manifold: Dr Mehta
Our aim to provide end to end digitization to farmers
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)- Chief Secretary, Dr Arun Kumar Mehta Wednesday maintained that the use of advanced technology like artificial intelligence and other practices can increase the farmers income manifold. He made these remarks while chairing a meeting of Steering Committee for Digital Agriculture Mission (Agristack) to discuss mission’s implementation here. Additional Chief Secretary Agriculture Production Department, Financial Commissioner Revenue, Commissioner Secretaries of Forest, Ecology & Environment, Rural Development Department, Revenue Department, Information Technology Department, Vice Chancellors of SKAUST Jammu/Kashmir, Director Ecology, Environment & Remote ...

Tarigami expresses concerns over the plight of Non-Gazatted Horticulture Employees
Demands fulfilling their genuine demands
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)- President CITU J&K Mohamad Yousuf Tarigami has expressed serious concern over the plight of Non-Gazatted Horticulture Employees. He said that the promotion files of these employees have been pending in the Civil Secretariat for the last 15 years. The administration has several times not only accepted the demands of these employees but also given assurances to fulfill them. But instead of fulfilling its promises, the government is turning deaf ear to their genuine demands. For the last 20 years, these employees have been waiting for their promotions. Tarigami appealed to the government to consider the demands of these employees including removing ...

JKPCC leaders welcome Vikar Rasool’s appointment as President
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)- Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) leaders today welcomed the party high command’s decision to appoint Vikar Rasool Wani as president of the JKPCC. In a statement senior party leaders said though a much delayed decision of the party high command, we still welcome it. They said Vikar Rasool Wani was picked up by the Party high commander from the panel of four leaders, who were recommended by veteran party leader Ghulam Nabi Azad sahib. The statement was issued by senior leaders G N Monga, Mohammad Anwar Bhat, Zahid Hussain Jan, Fayaz Ahmad Dar, A. R Magrey from Kanga, Nazir Ahmad Lone from Kupwara, Bashir Ahmad Sheikh and Abdul Rash...

Tribal Education getting prime focus under present LG led Administration
Govt. formulates comprehensive education plan to address specific needs of Tribals
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-The present LG led Administration is giving prime focus on the education which can be gauged from the fact that the department of tribal affairs, for the first time, initiated an exercise to assess the state of education viz a viz tribal education and literacy levels prevalent among the tribal population. Based on such surveys, a comprehensive education plan was formulated to address specific educational needs of tribals besides efforts are being made by the Education department to upgrade the educational institutions across J&K. The Lieutenant Governor of J&K, Manoj Sinha, on November 25, launched the UT government’s ambitious project of transforming 2...

Police arrests rape accused within 48hrs in Budgam
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Police in Budgam have arrested a rape accused within 48hrs of commission of crime. On 13/08/2022, Police Post Soibugh received a written complaint from Riyaz Ahmed Khan son of Raju Khan resident Lakheempora Keeri Bihar presently working at Brick Kiln 71-P Wahabpora, stating therein that his minor sister went missing on 12/08/2022 at about 0400hrs from home & later searched for her and was traced out about 1600hrs on same date. Meanwhile, the complainant’s sister disclosed that she was kidnapped and raped by Liyakat Ali Dar son of Mohammad Jaffar Dar resident of Wahabpora Budgam. In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 275/2022 under relevant sectio...

Govt. establishing State-of-Art sports infra in J&K
Sports sector across J&K witnessing rapid development under new Sports Policy, facilities being extended to Panchayat levels
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Jammu and Kashmir Government is establishing state-of-art sports facilities across Jammu and Kashmir with an aim of taking sports to Panchayat level for budding sportspersons of the UT. Various steps have been taken by the LG's administration to create world-class sports infrastructure in J&K. Recently, sports policy has been introduced to make J&K a powerhouse in sports. Every kind of support is being extended to the local sportspersons who strive hard to make UT and the nation proud in different sports disciplines. The sports activities are being conducted throughout the year while infrastructure work is being executed on massive scale. The focus is no...

Ministry of Edu revises guidelines for CSSS
Ganderbal,August 16 (Scoop News)-The Ministry of Education, Government of India, has revised the guidelines of Central Sector Scheme of Scholarship (CSSS) for Colleges and University Students. In a communique, the MoE said the guidelines pertaining to the students are: Students having gross parental/family income up to Rs. 4.5 Lakh per annum are eligible for scholarship under the scheme. Income certificate will be required only for the fresh applicants; students who missed to apply for renewal of application online on NSP will be allowed to apply for renewal of scholarship for subsequent year on NSP, if he/she fulfils eligibility condition for renewal; students will apply for Scholarshi...

Pr. Secy SDD reviews progress on finalisation of Action Plan for Skill Mapping across J&K
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Skill Development Department (SDD), Dr. Asgar Hassan Samoon today chaired a meeting to review the progress on finalisation of Action Plan for Skill Mapping of edu across Jammu and Kashmir by UNICEF under YuWAAH initiative at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by Mission Director Skill Development Mission, Leena Padha; Director School Education Jammu, Ravi Shankar Sharma; Director SDD, Sudershan Kumar; Chief Adolescent Programming, UNICEF (YuWAAH), Dwarika Sriram; State Engagement Officer, NSDC, representatives of Labour & Employment, Education and Social Welfare departments and other concerned officials, both in person an...

Comm Secy Revenue visits Kulgam, reviews Development scenario of district
Also assesses progress on Digitization of Jamabandis
Kulgam,, August 16 (Scoop News)- Commissioner Secretary, Revenue, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri today paid a visit to Kulgam district and reviewed the overall developmental scenario of the district. During the visit, the Commissioner Secretary, who is also the incharge Secretary for Kulgam district, chaired a meeting with senior officers of the district and took detailed review and stock of financial and physical status of various ongoing work projects in the district. He also assessed the progress on implementation of various Centrally sponsored schemes in the district in the meeting. The meeting was attended by Deputy Commissioner, Dr. Bilal Mohi-Ud-Din Bhat, ADDC, ADC, SDM, D.H.Pora, JD-Planni...

JK reports 217 fresh positive cases, 465736 recovered
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 217 fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19) have been reported today; 13 from Jammu division and 204 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 474272. Moreover, 614 moreCOVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 129fromJammu division and 485from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 474272 positive cases, 3757 are Active Positive (577in Jammu Division and 3180 in Kashmir Division), 465736 have recovered and 4779have died; 2347 in Jammu division and 2432 in Kashmir division. ...

Covid-19 vaccine likely to become an annual affair: DAK
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday said Covid-19 vaccine will likely become an annual affair just like the flu vaccine. “To keep Covid in check and stay ahead of new variants, people may need yearly shots like they do for the flu,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Dr Hassan said Covid-19 has entered into an endemic stage. It has become yet another infection joining many other diseases that we have learned to live. Cases will wax and wane. Outbreaks will pop up here and there. He said while primary vaccination is effective in preventing severe Covid infection, immunity wanes over time Annual immunization could pr...

JK reports 273 fresh positive cases, 465122 recovered
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 273fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19) have been reported today; 34 from Jammu division and 239 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 474055. Also, 02 Covid deaths have been reported; 01 from Jammu division and 01 from Kashmir division. Moreover, 580 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 62 from Jammu division and 518 from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 474055 positive cases, 4154 are Active Positive (693in Jammu Division and 3461 in Kashmir Divisio...

CUK VC Prof. Farooq Shah hoists National Flag during Independence Day celebration
Ganderbal, August 15 (Scoop News)- Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Shah Monday hoisted the National Flag on the 76th Independence Day celebration organised at varsity’s Green Campus here. Registrar, Prof. M Afzal Zargar, Finance Officer, Prof. Fayaz Ahmad Nikka, Controller of Examinations, Prof. Farooq Ahmad Mir, Deans of Schools, Heads and Coordinators of Departments, senior administrative functionaries, faculty members, administrative staff, and security personnel were present during the function. The celebrations were also held simultaneously across other campuses including Tulmulla Campus (wherein Director Campus, Prof. Shahid Rasool hoists t...

Dulhasti Power Station celebrates 76th Independence Day
Jammu, August 15 (Scoop News)-Dulhasti Power Station celebrated India’s 76th Independence Day with great patriotic fervor and enthusiasm on 15th August 2022. The celebration began with the unfurling of National flag by Shri M K Singh, Group General Manager (Incharge) and singing of National Anthem at Administrative building of Dulhasti Power Station, Kishtwar. He then inspected the Guard of Honour presented by Central Industrial Security Force. Speaking on the occasion, Shri M K Singh, Group General Manager (In-Charge), Dulhasti Power Station extended his best wishes to all. In his address, he paid tribute to the freedom fighters and the brave martyred soldiers and also expressed ...

Independence Day 2022: National Flag unfurled at IUST
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-Celebrating 75 years of Indian Independence, the National Flag was unfurled at the Islamic University of Science and Technology today. A cultural program was also organized in the varsity on this occasion. The unfurling ceremony was attended by students and employees of the university. The Indian flag was unfurled by Shakil A. Romshoo, Vice Chancellor IUST at 9:30 am in the university lawn. Expressing his greetings to students and employees of the university, Prof. Romshoo said "The country has progressed and prospered in all respects during the last 75 years. Education has reached every region of the country with eleven universities in Jammu, Kas...

7500 Sq Ft Tricolour displayed at Dal Lake as part of 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-The Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India (North), Institute of Hotel Management Srinagar and Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), Darjeeling in a joint effort displayed a 7500 Sq. Ft Indian Tricolour at the bank of Dal Lake, Srinagar. This was as part of celebrating the 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence and Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The Flag itself was weighing 80-85 kg with supporting elements. It is pertinent to mention that Team HMI had displayed the same Flag first time in Sikkim Himalayas in April 2021 and subsequently, at Victoria Memorial, Kolkata on 15th Aug 21 and at Statue of Unity, Gujarat on 31 Oct 2021. Thereafter, the Flag was ...

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