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Monday, November 24, 2014
 Jammu Kashmir
154 polling parties dispatched in Doda
Newspoint Bureau Doda, November 23 In view of the Assembly Elections 2014 in District Doda which are scheduled to be held on 25th of November 2014, 154 Polling Parties were today dispatched to their respective polling stations, which include 85 polling parties from 54-Bhaderwah Assembly Constituency and 69 parties from 53-Doda Assembly Constituency. It is important to mention here that there are 291 Polling Station in the District Doda including 152 in 54- Bhaderwah Assembly Constituency and 139 in 53-Doda Assembly Constituency. Remaining 70 Polling parties of 53-Doda Assembly Constituency and 67 Polling parties of 54-Bhaderwah Assembly Constituency will be dispatched t...
 
Two polling stations relocated in Ganderbal
Newspoint Bureau Ganderbal, November 23 According to District Election Officer, Ganderbal, the polling stations 01-Nillgrath and 02-Sonamarg of Assembly constituency 16-Kangan have been relocated to Fisheries Hut Zairpora, Rezan. Accordingly, the electorates of the concerned polling stations of 16-Kangan Assembly constituency are informed to exercise their franchise at Fisheries Hut, Zairpora, Rezan on November 25, 2014 from 8 am to 4 pm. It is pertinent to mention that the relocation of the two polling stations has been done as the people of the area have migrated due to inclement weather....
 
120 poll parties dispatched in Leh
Leh, November 23 All 63 polling parties of Nubra Assembly segment, 38 polling parties of Nyoma and 19 polling parties of Durbok Sub-Divisions of Leh Assembly segment along with the election materials dispatched for their respective destinations today. Polling staffs along with election materials for polling stations Fotoksar, Dipling, Lingshet and Sskumpata, Yulchung, Nyraks too were airlifted today. The polling parties were accompanied by respective Zonal / Sectoral magistrates and Zonal/ Sectoral officers. The Returning Officer/ AC Rev, Leh Ghulam Ahmed was personally supervising the collection/ distribution process of election materials/ EVMs at Degree College, Leh and the Observer 47-...
 
Polling parties dispatched to for flung polling stations in Ramban, Banihal
Newspoint Bureau Ramban, November 23 Amidst fool proof security and other arrangements as many as 74 numbers of polling parties including 46 for AC 55-Ramban and 28 for AC- 56 Banihal along with security personals have been dispatched for their respective destinations in the presence of District Election Officer, Ramban, Farooq Shah Bukhari, and General observers to far off polling stations of both Constituencies along with poll materials and EVMs from Deputy Commissioner Officer here today. The District Election Officer Ramban emphasized upon the Zonal and Sector Magistrates including Zonal and Sector Officers of the Police for better coordination on the day of polling. The RO's of...
 
Governor reviews progress of Multi-Speciality Hospital Project
Newspoint Bureau Katra, November 23 N N Vohra, Governor, who is Chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, visited Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Institute of Medical Excellence (SMVDIME) at Kakryal on 21st November and reviewed the to-date status of various works for this upcoming Multi-Specialty Hospital. The Governor accompanied by R K Gupta, his Principal Secretary and Dr M K Bhandari, Chief Executive Officer of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board, Dr M K Kumar, Additional Chief Executive Officer, Subhash Gupta, Superintending Engineer, Dr. Vinod Gupta, Director Medical, and other officers and engineers of the Shrine Board inspected the Hospital and the under-construction residential c...
 
Caller group constituted to target low turnout polling stations in Doda
Newspoint Bureau Doda, November 23 In its continuous efforts to target all sections of voters under the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) programme and in particular to focus on low turnout polling stations in the District, the District Administration under the supervision of District Election Officer ( Deputy Commissioner ) Doda has constituted the "Caller Group" on each 38 low turnout polling stations in the District. The District Administration has identified 38 such Polling Stations that witnessed the lowest turnout in the recently held parliamentary elections in the District . The authorities had personally visited on all these Polling Stations...
 
Azad, Saroori addressed impressive road shows-cum-public rallies
Newspoint Bureau Khara, November 23 Making an emotional pitch to voters to vote and support the Congress in the ongoing Assembly polls, Congress candidate from Inderwal Ghulam Mohammad Saroori today said that his party was fighting against divisive and exploitive forces, which are hell bent to destroy love and harmony. Saroori held series of unprecedented and impressive road shows-cum-public addresses at Bhatyas, Bhamboo, Bathri, Khara, Thathri, Mugalmiadan, Chatroo, Lass in Inderwal Assembly segment where people gave him rousing receptions and pledged to make him win with thumping majority. At Thathri Leader of Opposition (LOP) in Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad was the star campaigner w...
 
KPs stage protest for failure of police to recover missing girl
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 The parents of a Kashmiri Pandit (KP)girl who is missing since November 15 and is believed to have been kidnapped by a Muslim boy today staged a massive and unprecedented demonstration and later blocked Tawi bridge under the banner of All Parties Migrants Coordination Committee (APMCC) at Press Club of Jammu along with hundreds of Jammuites saying police was not doing enough to recover their missing daughter and demanded immediate measures to trace her. The parents' along with around 500 people including ladies and children lead by Senior Journalist and National spokesperson APMCC King Bharati and Advocate Arun Kandroo General Secretary APMCC a...
 
2nd level EVM & polling staff randomisation conducted in Reasi
Newspoint Bureau Reasi, November 23 As a part of ongoing preparation for smooth, free and fair conduct of upcoming assembly elections 2014 in the district scheduled to be held on December 02, a second level randomisation of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and polling staff was held at District Election Office Reasi. According to official spokesperson, the randomization process was held in presence of District Election Officer Reasi-Shabir Ahmad Bhatt, General Observer 57-Gulabgarh Dinesh Kumar, General Observer 58-Reasi Dr Akhilesh Kumar Mishra, General Observor 59-Gool Arnas Puneet Kumar Goel, Returning Officers, Deputy District Election Officer Joginder Singh Rai, Nodal Office(Man ...
 
403 polling stations set up for voters
Newspoint Bureau Reasi, November 23 403 polling stations have been set up for three assembly segments which include 113 in Gulabgarh, 173 in Reasi and 117 in Gool-Arnas; this was disclosed by District Election Officer Reasi (DEO) -Shabir Ahmad Bhatt while talking to media persons. There are a total of 237584 electorate including 125695 male and 111889 female for exercising right of franchise in the three assembly segments that are going for poll on December 02, DEO informed. Out of the 403 polling stations 22 are sensitive, 06 are critical where as 12 polling stations will have live web casting facility DEO said, adding that with, "The aim to boost voter turnout and also offer the vote...
 
Money Aujla enthralls audience at Aryans Campus
Jammu Tawi, November 23 Renowned Punjabi singer and Musician Money Aujla along with his team enthralled the audience at Aryans Campus. Thousands of youngsters including the students of Aryans, and youth from nearby villages attended the event. Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges, Dr Anshu Kataria presided over the event. The star presented his upcoming solo music album "December", for which the music is composed by Money Aujla and lyrics are written by Money Aujla and Honey Singh and produced by Anup Kumar. On the demand of the students, Money Aujla not only sang his hit songs like London, Siftaan, Canteen, Hiriye, Aashke, Koka etc but also interacted with Aryans students and audience....
 
Vote for PDP to make Jammu firm, vibrant, says Bhagat
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 Peoples Democratic Party Candidate from Bishnah Constituency F C Bhagat today called upon the voters of Bishnah Constituency to vote in his favour for making vibrant and strong Bishnah. He said that PDP has emerged as a strong voice of Jammu Kashmir. Conducting door to door campaign at Karel and Chak-chimna, F C Bhagat said that people of these areas are still suffering on account lack of basic amenities and facilities like, water, power, roads, etc. He said that it was result of the wrong planning of the local public representatives that many people in these far flung areas have to suffer due to lack of basic amenities. F C Bhagat said, the ...
 
District administration organise Gram Sabha
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 District Administration organised Gram Sabhas and enrollment camps at 245 Panchayat Headquarters where electorate from 532 villages and 625 polling booths participated to check their names in voter lists, verify the voter lists and for enrollment of left out voters. More than 4000 left out voters filled up Form-6 for enrollment. Cumulatively 68,789 people participated in all the Gram Sabhas today which were conducted by 625 polling booth area teams. This was third in the series of special voter enrolment camps organized under SVEEP campaign Matdaan Mahotsav in the district. The Gram Sabhas started at 11am with the display of voter lists by BLOs....
 
Heart Wellness camp held at Ratnu Chak
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 Heart Wellness camp was organised at Ratnu Chak today wherein more than 150 patients participated. The camp was organised under the supervision of Dr Sushil Sharma Head Department of Cardiology Govt Medical College (GMC) Jammu along with a team of doctors which consisted of Dr Nasir, Dr Salma, Dr Mohi Kalsotra, Dr D Kapoor, Dr Vijay Singh, Dr Aniti Pal Singh and paramedics including Kashmiri Singh and volunteers including Gourav Sharma and Sahil Sharma. Large number of patients availed the benefits of this camp which including clinical examination and investigation like ECG Blood sugar detection regarding wellness of the heart were con...
 
Civil Defence organises NCC camp at Nagrota
Jammu Tawi, November 23 One-day awareness programme was orgainsed by by Civil Defence, Jammu in collaboration with SDRF 2nd Bn, Jammu under the close supervision of Tajinder Kour, KPS Dy Controller Civil Defence, Jammu at NCC Camp, Nagrota. On this occasion Col (Admn.) Rohit Singhal highly appreciated the role of Civil Defence and requested for conducted such awareness programme in future also. Sub Mohammed Yousaf, in charge Training Officer is also present on the occasion. At least 250 NCC Cadets attend the awareness programme. At the end of the programme Tajinder Kour, KPS Dy. Controller Civil Defence, Jammu thanks to all the cadets who were present in the programme and requested...
 
NMC bats for DA installment to state Govt employees
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 Expressing his grave concern over in-ordinate delay in releasing of two pending installments of 10 and 7 per cent DA due since January and July, president of the National Mazdoor Conference (NMC), Subash Shastri on Sunday appealed Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to release the same installments of DA to employees and pensioners, as was done way back in 2009 during the election of Lok Sabha when the model code of conduct was enforce. Addressing a well attended meeting of NMC workers here, Shastri pointed out that in year 2009, State Government had given approval on communication of then Chief Electoral Officer's vide letter No.CEO/PS/MCC/LS/2009...
 
Divisive politics detrimental to progress, development of J&K, says Slathia
Vijaypur, November 23 National Conference (NC) candidate for Vijaypur Assembly Constituency, Surjeet Singh Slathia on Sunday said divisive politics has no place in a state like Jammu and Kashmir, known for its pluralistic ethos, as it always retards the growth of progress and development. "Emotive slogans and exploitation of public sentiment in the name of religion, region and caste are short lived and quite detrimental for the overall interest of the state", Slathia said while addressing election meetings at Talab Datta, Makorewali, Meen Charkan, Bassi Khurd, Khidian, Khoo Talab, Suchani, Ward No.12 Bari Brahamana, Teli Basti, Bari Brahamana, Tapyal and Bhadori in the Vijaypur constitu...
 
BJP’s double standard exposed: Madan
Newspoint Bureau Nagrota, November 23 Veteran Congress leader, former Minister and MP Madan Lal Sharma while campaigning for Congress Candidate Nagrota Assembly Constituency Thakur Shiv Dev Singh at Nagrota said that BJP is a party with double standard, what they commit before the elections do not full fill on attaining power, continuous tension on the border, marginalised communities still deprived are the live examples. He said BJP has lured leaders from various parties and give them mandates to full fill their agenda, laying to rest so called morality. He termed BJP the merchant of day dreaming and cautioned people not to fall in their trap. Sharma said that regional parties too...
 
Sikhs organisations miffed over not accepting PoK refugee package
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, November 23 In an emergency meeting of various Sikh organisations J&K under the chairmanship of Mohinder Singh, chief organiser, Bhai Kanaya Nishkam Sewa Society J&K, along with under a joint meeting of Sikh united Front, All India Students Sikh Federation, Sikh Naujawam Sabha Sikh Welfare Society, Ex. Member DGPC Jammu strongly condemned the Home Ministry Government of India, North Block, New Delhi for not accepting the grant of rupees 9096/- crore, package to Refugees, passed in a Cabinet meeting of coalition government of both National Conference and Congress as well. It is very much pertinent to mention over here that the late Mahant Bachitter Singh, wh...
 
 
 
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