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Election Commission of India notifies schedule of Special Summary Revision for J&K
CEO JK announces dates for revision, filing of claims and objections, publication of Final Electoral Roll
Jammu, August 17 (Scoop News)- Chief Electoral Officer, Hirdesh Kumar addressed a press conference at Nirvachan Bhawan here today and announced the launch and schedule of Special Summary Revision in Jammu & Kashmir. It was told that in continuation to its earlier notification dated June 29, 2022, the Election Commission of India has further notified the schedule of Special Summary Revision with reference to October 1, 2022 as the qualifying date in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. According the schedule, Integrated Draft Electoral Roll would be published by all Electoral Registration Officers on September 15, 2022. Period between September 15 and October 25 has been earmarked f...

JK reports 418 fresh positive cases, 466445 recovered
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-The Government today informed that 418fresh positive cases of novel Corona virus (COVID-19)have been reported today; 90from Jammu division and 328 from Kashmir division, thus taking the total number of positive cases to 474690. Moreover, 709 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 113 from Jammu division and 596from Kashmir division. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel Corona virus (Covid-19), out of 474690 positive cases, 3466are Active Positive (554in Jammu Division and 2912 in Kashmir Division), 466445 have recovered and 4779 have died; 2347 in Jammu division and 2432 in Kashmir division...

Dheeraj Gupta chairs Board Meeting of Srinagar Development Authority
Board approves SDA’s ‘Shehjar Heights Apartments’ project, ‘Satellite Township Gund Aksha’ at Bemina
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department, Dheeraj Gupta today chaired the 80th meeting of the Board of Directors of Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Forest, Ecology & environment, Secretary Revenue Department, Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Vice Chairman SDA, Chief Town Planner Kashmir, Chief Engineer Roads & Building, Chief Architect, J&K, Director Budget Finance Department and officers from Divisional Commissioner’s office Kashmir and Planning, Monitoring & Development Department. The officers from Jammu a...

Lt Governor chairs high level meeting to review Sports activities in J&K
Use the power of sports to prevent crime and drug use among youth: LG
Srinagar,August 17 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today chaired a high level meeting at Civil Secretariat, to review the sports activities across Jammu & Kashmir. The Lt Governor took a detailed assessment of the efforts for engagement of 35 lakh youth in sports activities targeted for this year. J&K Sports Council and Department of Youth Services & Sports were directed to use the power of sports to prevent crime and drug use among youth. The Lt Governor further called for ensuring maximum participation of girls. Make sporting activities more inclusive; accelerate efforts...

Lt Governor pays tributes to the ITBP personnel who lost their lives in a bus accident
The nation will never forget their courage, valour and supreme sacrifice: Lt Governor
Srinagar, August 17 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today paid tributes to the bravehearts of ITBP, who had lost their lives in a bus accident near Chandanwari Yesterday. Attending the Ceremonial Honours for the ITBP bravehearts at DPL Srinagar, the Lt Governor said “the nation will never forget their courage, valour and supreme sacrifice”. The mortal remains of the bravehearts were sent to their respective native places for their last rites with full military honours. Among others who paid their tributes were Dr Arun Kumar Mehta, Chief Secretary; Sh Dilbag Si...

Lt Governor interacts with IAS inductees of J&K Administrative Service
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today interacted with the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) inductees of the members of Jammu & Kashmir Administrative Service, at Raj Bhavan here today. The Lt Governor congratulated the IAS inductees and extended his best wishes for their personal and professional life. During the interaction, the Lt Governor inquired about the different roles and positions in their professional service held by the members of the J&K Civil Service in the administration over the years. The inductees expressed their gratitude for the promp...

Lt Governor visits Army Hospital in Srinagar; Inquires about the health of the civilian injured in Shopian terror attack
Strongly condemns the terror attack on civilians in Shopian
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha visited Army Hospital in Srinagar earlier today to inquire about the health of Sh Pitambar Nath Pandit, who was injured in Shopian terror attack. The Lt Governor enquired about the well-being of Sh Pitambar Nath Pandit and asked the doctors to ensure the best possible medical care for his early recovery. The Lt Governor strongly condemned the terror attack on civilians in Shopian in which a civilian namely Sh Sunil Kumar has lost his life, and Sh Pitambar Nath Pandit received injuries. “Pained beyond words on despicable ter...

Seven ITBP Personnel Killed in tragic road accident near Phallgam,33 injured
Lt Governor visits ITBP personnel injured in tragic road accident
Srinagar,August 16 (Scoop News)- Six personnel of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) were killed today in a road accident after a bus they were travelling in skidded off the road and rolled down into a gorge in Chandanwari near Pahalgam in South Kashmir. Police spokesman said that in a tragic road accident, seven personnel of ITBP got martyred while several others injured, some of them critically, after a bus carrying 41 personnel, including 39 from the ITBP and two from the J&K Police skidded of the road and fell on a deep river bed near Chandanwari, Pahalgam in District Anantnag. ...

Terrorists attack KP brothers,One killed,another injured in Shopian
Various leaders condemns targeted killing of Sunil Kumar in Shopian
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-Terrorists attacked Kashmiri Pandit brothers in an apple orchard in Chotipora area of Shopian. In this attack One brother was killed on sport and another brother injured. Both belong to Kashmiri Pandit community. Injured person has been shifted to hospital. Area cordoned off. Police spokesman said that at about 1130hrs, Shopian Police received information about a terror crime incident at Chotipora area of Shopian where terrorists had fired upon civilians. Senior police officers alongwith reinforcement reached at the terror crime spot. Preliminary investigation revealed that terrorists had fired upon two civilians in an apple orchard at Chotipora a...

NIT Srinagar celebrates 75th Independence Day, Dir unfurls tricolor
SPIC MACAY Cycle Yatra from Kashmir-Kaniyakumari flagged off from NIT
Srinagar, August 16 (Scoop News)-The 75th Independence day was celebrated on Monday with great enthusiasm and patriotic fervor at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, where its Director Prof. Rakesh Sehgal unfurled tricolor at the campus. Prof. Sehgal hoisted the national presence in presence of Institute’s Registrar Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari, Deans, HODs, faculty and students. It was a grand parade by the security wing of the institute. In his key address, the Director congratulated the people on the 75th Independence Day and recalled the supreme sacrifices of national heroe...

76th Independence Day: Grand celebration held across Kashmir
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-The 76th Independence Day was today celebrated with great fervour and enthusiasm across all the districts of Kashmir. This year several campaigns including ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ under the aegis of ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’ were celebrated to commemorate 75 years of Independence. The programme aimed to invoke a feeling of patriotism among the citizens and promote awareness about the Indian National Flag. Under ‘Har Ghar Tiranga’, citizens were encouraged to hoist the National Flag of India (Tiranga) atop their homes to celebrate the 75 glorious years of a pro...

Lt Governor Manoj Sinha hoists Tricolor at Srinagar
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)- Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha hoisted the Tricolour at the function on the momentous occasion of 76th Independence Day, at Srinagar this morning. The Lt Governor inspected the parade and took salute at an impressive march past. The Independence Day parade consisted of various contingents of BSF, CRPF, ITBP, SSB, JKAP IRP, JKP women contingents, SDRF, Fire and Emergency services, J&K Police, Civil Defence, Forest Protection Force, National Cadet Corps, School Students, besides Brass Bands of JKP, BSF, and JKP Pipe band. Evoking the spirit of patrioti...

Chief Justice Mithal hoists National Flag at High Court in Srinagar
Flag hoisting ceremonies also held across all district court complexes
Srinagar, August 15 (Scoop News)-Chief Justice High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh, Justice Pankaj Mithal today hoisted today hoisted National Flag at High Court premises in Srinagar to mark the celebrations of 76th independence Day. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey, Justice Javed lqbal Wani, Justice Mohammad Akram Chowdhary, Justice Rahul Bharti, Justice Moksha Khajuria Kazmi, Justice Wasim Sadiq Nargal, Advocate General, DC Raina; Registrar General, Sanjeev Gupta, other Registry Officers, Assistant Solicitor General of India, Tahir Majid Shamsi, Senior Advocates, Additional Advocate Gen...

Advisor Bhatnagar hoists Tricolor at MA Stadium Jammu
UT administration adopted ‘zero tolerance stand’ against corruption: Advisor Bhatnagar
Jammu, August 15 (Scoop News)-The 76th Independence Day was celebrated with patriotism and fervour across Jammu region today with Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar hoisting the tricolour at main function held at M A Stadium here. The Advisor on the occasion also inspected the parade and took the salute from the contingents of JKP, BSF, CRPF, JKAP, SSB, ITBP, IRP, Women contingent, Forest Protection Force, NCC as well as school children. While extending his Independence Day greetings to the participants, Advisor Bhatnagar in his address said that ‘Jammu & Kashmir is an ...

Unity and solidarity very important issue, all are equal,No one is inferior or superior:PM Modi
“Azadi ka Amrit Kaal provided a golden opportunity to fulfill dreams & goals of country's aspirations”
New Delhi, August 15 (Scoop News)- Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in celebrating the Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort by hoisting the National Flag. The Tricolour received a ‘Rashtriya Salute’. The hoisting of the National Flag was synchronised with the 21 Gun Salute fired by the valiant gunners of the elite 8711 Field Battery (Ceremonial). Addressing the nation on Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emphasised that for growth of New India, there is a need to ensure inclusive development across the nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi full speech reads:- B...

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