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Thursday, July 2, 2015
 Jammu Kashmir
DDC reviews yatra arrangements
Samba, July 1 District Development Commissioner, Samba, Sheetal Nanda today chaired a meeting of officers to review arrangements for Amaranth Yatra. The DDC reviewed the preparation of each department for the smooth conduct of yatra. She called for formulating a comprehensive plan for the smooth conduct of yatra and meeting any exigency. The DDC said that district administration will make all out efforts for offering best hospitality to the yatris and make provision of other amenities like food, drinking water and lodging. She directed departments of PHE, PDD to ensure round the clock uninterrupted water and power supply at Langar sites. She directed the police department to formulate se...
 
CM, CS-led panels to oversee implementation of Digital India Programme in Jammu Kashmir
Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, July 1 The State Government has constituted two separate high-level committees to oversee implementation of the "Digital India Programme." The State Committee will be headed by the Chief Minister with Deputy Chief Minister, Finance Minister, Minister for Information Technology and Chief Secretary as its members. Administrative Secretary Information Technology Department with be the Member Convener of the Committee. The mandate of the State Committee would be to provide overall vision, broad policy direction and guidance for implementation of "Digital India Programme." The Apex Committee would be headed by the Chief Secretary with Financial Commissioner Revenue...
 
NABARD orgainses programme for farmers
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 1 An Interface program was organised for Farmers at Pouni, district Reasi by National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD),Reasi. Program was inaugurated by BDO Pouni Aftab Ahmed. Attendants included: Aarshi Sharma District Manager NABARD Reasi, Banarasi Lal Professor KVK Reasi, Dev raj Agriculture deptt Pouni, Pritam Animal Husbandry Deptt Pouni, Sanjeev Chairman Reasi Vegetable Producers Co Ltd and NABARD Farmer Club members. BDO Pouni addressed farmers and encouraged them to adopt new scientific technologies for increasing productivity. He urged farmers to organise such trainings so that latest techniques can be shared with them throu...
 
Congress workers hold protest at Vijaypur, demands One Rank One Pension
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, July 1 In order to highlight the burning issue of ex-servicemen for One Rank and One Pension and compensation to the farmers for their loss due to heavy rain and flood, a protest demonstration were organized at Vijaypur today under the leadership S. Manjit Singh state general secretary of PCC and ex minister. During this, a sample of token strike, State Sr. Vice President of PCC and ex. Minister Sham Lal Sharma, ex Minister Raman Bhalla, ex minister Mula Ram etc. were also present and took the party in this protest. Before the protest a meeting was held between ex-servicemen and farmers of Vijaypur constituency and the senior congress leaders and discussed ...
 
In democracy elected representatives have take final call on issues: Baig
Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, July 1 Former Parliamentarian and PDP Chief Spokesperson, Dr. Mehboob Beg has reacted sharply to the recent comments made by Dr. Jitendra Singh with regard to the partial revocation of AFSPA. Dr.Beg asserted that in a Democracy it has to be the 'Elected representatives' who have to take the final call on this and despite the commendable service that the Armed Forces do towards the Nation, one has to be very clear that taking decisions on such issues do not fall within their domain. Dr. Beg said that it would of-course be incumbent to take the security agencies on-board when taking such decisions, but to say that the decision is to be taken by the security agenc...
 
Chattani Baba Buddha Amarnath Committee gears up to host Baba Buddha Amarnath yatra
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, July 1 Like previous years, Chattani Baba Buddha Amarnath Committee all set to host Baba Buddha Amarnath Yatra 2015 schedule to be commenced from August 17 Committee that is managing the affairs of Baba Buddha Shrine is all set to welcome the pilgrims for the holy pilgrimage. Moreover, the district administration Poonch, along with the concerned agencies also is making adequate arrangements for the pilgrims Thousands of tourist and pilgrims come to the holy Shrine to offer their prayers to Baba Buddha Amarnath. Local people here play an important role in organizing the Yatra successfully every year. People in the region respect National Integrity and theref...
 
Kohli visits Amarnath Yatra base camps at Manigam,Shadipora
Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, July 1 Minister for Transport, Abdul Gani Kohli today visited Amarnath Yatra base camps at Manigam and Shadipora and took stock of the facilities available for Yatris. Secretary Transport Baseer Ahmed Khan, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Showkat Aijaz, Special Secretary Transport, Itrat Hussain and other officers accompanied the Minister during his tour. The Minister was apprised that 24 buses of Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) have been put in place for transporting Yatris from Jammu to base camp Manigam. He was also informed about the facilities being provided by the district administration for the convenience of the Yatris. ...
 
Mufti visits GB Panth Hospital nInstitution to get critical care ambulances, 10 addl ventilators
Newspoint Bureau Srinagar, July 1 Immediately after chairing the District Development Board (DDB) meetings of Srinagar and Budgam districts, Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, today visited G. B. Panth Children's Hospital at Sonawar, which was badly affected during the floods of September 2014. While taking a round of the hospital premises, the Chief Minister was informed by the Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Dr. M. K Bhandari, that the hospital's intake capacity has been reduced by 68 beds due to the floods as all the machinery, which was installed in the ground floor, had to be shifted to the Ward Section, located in the first floor. Mufti Sayeed gave immediate directions...
 
Rohit Shastri meets Prof Vishwa Murti Shastri
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, July 1 Kailakh Jyotish Avim Vedic Sansthan Trust President Mahant Rohit Shastri meet president awarded Prof. Vishwa Murti Shastri ji at their Jammu residence. He has been recently awarded with development of Sanskrit language by former Election Commissioner G V C Krishana Murti. On behalf of all the Sanskrit scholars of J&K Rohit Shastri congratulate Prof Vishwa Murti for their achievements and work done in the field of Sanskrit language and appeal him to share their experience and knowledge with the youths and inspire them to work for the development and upliftment of Sanskrit language....
 
SC adjourned Yousuf Haji's custodial death case for two weeks: Bhim Singh
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 1 Prof. Bhim Singh, Sr. Advocate & Executive Chairman of J&K State Legal Aid Committee today strongly pleaded for the investigation into custodial death of Yousuf Haji who died in police custody, Rajbagh Srinagar on the night intervening 29/30th September, 2011. Prof. Bhim Singh argued for the registration of FIR and investigation by any independent agency, may it be, CBI so that the real culprits are brought to justice. Prof. Bhim Singh made this submission before a Division Bench of the Supreme Court comprising JJ Madan B. Lokur and S.A Bobde hearing writ petitions filed by Panthers Party MLA, Balwant Singh Mankotia and Talib Hussain, son of Late Moh...
 
JKYF Seminar on "Ramadhan Call -Together With Orphans, Widows & Destitute"
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, July 1 The speakers at the seminar on "Ramadan's call - Together with Orphans, Widows and destitute" called for channelizing individual energies for social service activities and making such initiatives as part of common peoples' culture. The speakers emphasized the need to prioritize welfare and rehabilitation of needy and destitute. They also stressed that Zakat should be paid under the spirit of Islamic faith and obligations. The seminar at College of Education Srinagar was presided over by eminent jurist justice Bashir A. Kirmani. In his speech Justice Kirmani said, before September 14 floods he had lost hope about being part of a lively community, how...
 
DC tours Samba town; Listens to public grievances
Newspoint Bureau Samba, July 1 Deputy Commissioner Samba, Sheetal Nanda today conducted an extensive tour of Samba town and listened to the grievances of the public. She visited Samba Fort, Town Hall, Chowhatta Baazar, New Bus Stand and took stock of the problems and public issues. ADDC Samba Vivek Sharma, ADC Pawan Sharma, Additional SP , XEN PWD , E.O Municipal Committee and other officials accompanied the DDC during the tour. Locals of the area presented their demands regarding maintenance and beautification of Samba Fort, shifting of Bus Stand, maintenance of road from New Bus Stand to Main Bazaar, sanitation, and maintenance of lane drains at Arazi etc. The Deputy Commissi...
 
Surinder Kapur an Outstanding Industry Leader, says CII
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, June 1 The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) expressed deep shock and condolences at the sad demise of Dr Surinder Kapur, Founder Chairman, Sona Group and Member of CII's National Council. "The untimely passing away of Dr Kapur is major loss for Indian industry as he was immensely active in shaping a new regime for building competitiveness of Indian enterprises, particularly SMEs. He was truly a visionary who realized the great need for Indian companies to be globally competitive and proactively led efforts to assist them towards change management," said Sumit Mazumder, President, CII. "We in CII benefited greatly from the leadership of Dr Surinder...
 
Altaf Bukhari reviews progress of post-flood rehabilitation, reconstruction in Jammu Division
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, July 1 Minister for Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Relief & Rehabilitation, Syed Basharat Bukhari today reviewed the progress of restoration of infrastructure in Jammu division damaged in the September 2014 floods. Divisional Commissioner Jammu Pawan Kotwal, Commissioner Secretary Relief and Rehabilitation, Dheeraj Kumar Gupta, Commissioner Jammu Municipal Corporation Soujanya Sharma, Chief Engineer R&B Jammu, Director Local Bodies, Technical Officer to CE Irrigation and Flood Control, SE UEED besides other senior officers were present in the meeting. Commissioner Secretary, Relief & Rehabilitation gave an overview of steps taken post-September 2014...
 
 
 
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