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Saturday, November 1, 2014
 Jammu Kashmir
Dorjay files nomination from Leh
LEH: On the 4th day of filing of nomination papers for J&K Assembly Elections, Chhering Dorjay candidate of Bharatiya Janta Party filed his nomination paper from 48-Leh Assembly Constituency today in the office of the Returning Officer Leh. MP Ladakh Thupstan Chewang, Councilor Upper Leh Ven. Lobzang Nyantak, Councilor Kungyam Dorje Mutup, Councilor Marchelang Tsering Angchk and other prominent partyand other prominent party members were also present. The last day for filing of nominations is 5th November 2014....
 
Farmer’s awareness-cum- training camp held at Sumbal
SUMBAL: In a bid to train and create awareness among farmers, an awareness cum training camp was organised in Sub-Divisional Agriculture Zone, Sumbal on Thursday in which a large number of farmers from Sumbal and adjoining village participated. While addressing the farmers in his inaugural address Sub-Divisional Agriculture Officer Sumbal, Haji Farooq Ahmad Kakroo gave in-depth appraisal about different ongoing and prospective schemes under way under the aegis of Agriculture Department in Sumbal Sub-Division.He threw light on organized farming and gave a description of its benefits. Many other Subject Matter Specialists from the department also gave awareness to the participants about var...
 
Slain Kashmir trucker’s body flown to valley
Baramulla: The body of Kashmir truck driver, who was shot dead by motorcycle born gunmen on Wednesday at Uttar Pradesh, reached his ancestral village in Baramulla district. Altaf Ahmad Sheikh, a trucker from Pahli Haran village in Sheeri area of the district, was shot dead by two gunmen in Bagha Gardha on National Highway in Gorakhpur district of Uttar Pradesh on evening of October 29. After legal formalities, the body of the slain was flown from Delhi to Srinagar today and subsequently taken to his native village in ambulance. A close relative of the deceased, who went to Uttar Pradesh, thanked Deputy Commissioner Farooq Ahmad Lone and police for their efforts to bring back Altaf’s body. ...
 
NC set to script a pro-incumbent, spectacular performance
Handwara: Senior National Conference Leader Chowdhary Mohammad Ramzan has said that National Conference will script a historic, pro-incumbent performance across the length and breadth of the State as the people of this State would re-endorse the honest and transparent good-governance delivered by Omar Abdullah for the last six years. Chowdhary Ramzan said that the people of Kupwara District had always invested their invaluable faith in National Conference and were an integral part of the party's struggle to strive for the State's dignity and respect. "People of Kupwara District hold a very special place in the heart and vision of National Conference and have always been in the front rows...
 
Aga Mohsin joins National Conference
Srinagar: Well known political and social activist and a member of the respected Aga family from Budgam, Aga Syed Mohsin Alsafvi Almosvi today joined National Conference at an impressive function organized to welcome Aga Mohsin into the party here in Srinagar. Welcoming Aga Mohsin's entry into National Conference, NC Working President Omar Abdullah described Aga's joining as a shot in the arm of National Conference. "Aga Mohsin is a young and dynamic socio-political and religous leader and will strengthen NC's effort to involve more and more credible and young people in our endeavor to seek greater political stability, sustained peace and prosperity and youth empowerment in the State", Om...
 
Manoranjan TV ‘dubs’ Kashmir local for Safari car
Srinagar: An Indian national Television (TV) channel has allegedly dubbed a Kashmir local for eighteen thousand rupees after asking him to pay the tax fee of the prize he won on their programme. Mohammad Yousuf Sheikh, resident of Srinagar’s Pandrethan area said that while watching Manoranjan TV channel’s Kon Banega Crorepate (KBC) programme, viewers were asked to call and identify the celebrity picture shown on the screen and win huge bumper prizes. “I did the same and identified the Ashwariya Rai, a Bollywood celebrity,” Sheikh said and added: “The programme anchor informed me of the prize I won for the answer. It was Tata Safari car according to the TV anchor,” he said. Later, when th...
 
Curfew like restrictions on 8th, 10th Muharram
Srinagar: Authorities have decided to impose curfew-like restrictions in several parts of Srinagar city on Sunday and Tuesday in view of 8th and 10th Muharram processions. Official sources told that strict restrictions will be imposed in parts of city under the jurisdictions of police stations Shaheed Gunj, Maisuma, Kothibagh, Batamaloo, Ram Munshi Bagh, Karan Nagar and Shergarhi on 8th Muharram. Similarly, the restrictions will also be imposed in most parts of old city under the police stations including Mehraj Gunj, Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal and Habbakadal on 10th Muharram. The sources said that these restrictions will be imposed to thwart the various Tazia (mourning...
 
363 beneficiaries get skill development training in Anantnag
ANANTNAG: Director RSETI, JK Bank today organised certificate distribution function at RSETI Bijbehara. 30 interested women were provided 15 days skill development training in different trades like Handicrafts, Embroidery and Chain stitch and in dress designing. As many as 363 beneficiaries of the District were imported skill development training by the RSETI Bijbehara so far. Out of which 43 were linked with different banks and a loan of Rs 43 lakhs stand provided among the beneficiaries for setting up their income generating units. 30 beneficiaries were today awarded with certificates after completing 15 day training camp. The function was attended by cluster head Ist J...
 
Farmer’s awareness-cum- training camp held at Sumbal
SUMBAL: In a bid to train and create awareness among farmers, an awareness cum training camp was organised in Sub-Divisional Agriculture Zone, Sumbal on Thursday in which a large number of farmers from Sumbal and adjoining village participated. While addressing the farmers in his inaugural address Sub-Divisional Agriculture Officer Sumbal, Haji Farooq Ahmad Kakroo gave in-depth appraisal about different ongoing and prospective schemes under way under the aegis of Agriculture Department in Sumbal Sub-Division.He threw light on organized farming and gave a description of its benefits. Many other Subject Matter Specialists from the department also gave awareness to the participants about vari...
 
DC stresses for early completion of relief work
ANANTNAG:District Development Commissioner Anantnag Tasdaduq Jeelani today stressed for early completion of relief and rehabilitation process in the district so that people can rebuild/ reestablish their houses/ business establishments before ensuing winters. DDC was reviewing the progress of relief work in the district with all the concerned Revenue and Technical experts.All the Tehsildars, Executive Officers, Engineers and nodal Officers attended the meeting.It was given out in the meeting that cases of 892 Fully damaged pacca houses,238 Fully damaged Kacha house , 2334 pacca severely damaged, 220 Kacha severely damaged, 6113 partially pacca houses, 872 partially Kacha houses,44 huts /sh...
 
Upcoming polls crucial to safeguard JK’s interests: Mufti
SRINAGAR:Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Thursday said the upcoming Assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir are not about just the change of governance, but these polls would mark the beginning of a process for political, economic and social transformation in the State. “The upcoming polls to the State Assembly are politically very significant and the people should use this opportunity to give a positive turn to the situation which has witnessed immense deterioration during the past six years of anarchic rule,” Mufti said while addressing a party workers convention of Pampore assembly segment. He expressed the hope that the emancipated people of Jammu and Kashm...
 
R D Sharma appointed Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu
SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra, as Chancellor of the University of Jammu, has appointed Prof R D Sharma, Department of Commerce, University of Jammu, to carry out the duties of the Vice Chancellor of the University till the new Vice-Chancellor is appointed. At his request Prof. M.P.S. Ishar stands relieved of his charge as Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu w.e.f. 30.10.2014 (A.N)....
 
EFICOR distributed dry ration among flood affected people in Shopian
PULWAMA: Director EFICOR Ramesh Babu and Manager Disaster Response, Harshen K Y has met the District Administration today alongwith their donor partners. They appreciate the support of the District Administration and local committees extended in relief distribution in the district. Evangelical Fellowship of India Commission on Relief (EFICOR) has been working in the state since the worst ever disaster stuck the state in September 14. They have been providing need based relief kits such as dry ration (25 Kg rice, 2 Kg pulses, 2 Litres cooking oil, 1 Kg salt) and non-food items such as blankets to 1200 affected families. The Additional Deputy Commissioner has appreciated syst...
 
Day-long workshop concluded at Budgam
BUDGAM: A daylong training programme/workshop under Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) was conducted in district Budgam today aimed to impart training to the CDPO’s and Supervisors of the district in order to conduct survey through ICDS of the children in the age group of (0-18 years). Commissioner/Secretary Social Welfare, Mohammad Shafi Rather inaugurated the workshop. Besides, Mission Director ICDS Dr G N Itoo, Director Social Welfare and District Programme Officer ICDS Budgam were also present on the occasion. The Director impressed upon the field functionaries to conduct the survey in the time bound manner. ...
 
PDP Political Affairs Committee meets
SRINAGAR: The Political Affairs Committee (PAC) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) met here today under the chairmanship of the party Patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed to deliberate on various issues concerning the upcoming Assembly polls in the State. The PAC while paying glowing tributes to Late Moulvi Iftikhar Hussain Ansari recalled his contribution to the society in general and the party in particular. The meeting observed that the vacuum created by the demise of Moulvi Iftikhar Ansari would be difficult to fill. The meeting offered special prayers for Late Ansari. It was unanimously decided in the meeting that Moulvi Imran Ansari would be anointed as a member of the PAC. The meeting a...
 
FLC of EVM’s started at Baramulla
BARAMULLA: The First level Check (FLC) of Electronic Voting Machines, (EVM’s) was started in presence of representatives of political parties at Baramulla today. Nodal officer for Elections, Baramulla, Shuaib Mohammad Naikoo briefed the political parties about the features and operations of latest Model of EVM’s to be used in the Assembly Elections-2014 on the occasion. The officer informed that the FLC of these EVM’s will continue up to 5th of November 2014 during which 1749 ballot units (BU) and 1289 Control Units (CU) are properly checked by the Engineers deputed by Election Commission of India. These Machines are being brought in use during the forth-coming Assembly Elections in Baram...
 
LeT ‘Sleeper Cell’ busted in city: Police
SRINAGAR:Police on Friday claimed that it busted a LeT “sleeper cell” in Srinagar city that was planning to carry out subversive activities in the city. “Two militants have been arrested so far and large cache of arms and ammunition has been recovered from them,” a police statement said. The statement added the Police received a specific input regarding the activities of the “sleeper cell” of LeT outfit active in Nowgam- Chanpora areas of the city. “This sleeper cell was specifically tasked to carry out subversive activities in and around Srinagar city in the coming days,” police said. Police said the activities of the main characters of the “sleeper cell” were meticulously monitored that...
 
Bharat Scouts, Guides three days camps
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 J&K Bharat Scouts and Guides organised 3 days Pravesh, Pratham and Tritya Sopan Scouts & Guides Camp at Lawrence Public School, Panjtirthi. Students from various classes attended this camp. The camp started with the welcoming of the Scouts & Guides trainers by Shakuntla Joshi, Principal Lawrence Public School. She while welcoming highlighted the importance of Scouts & Guides as part of Non-formal education. The students participated in lots of fun filled learning activities during this training camp. ...
 
SSP Vigilance organises vigilance awareness week
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 SSP Vigilance, Yasin Kichloo today welcome by the Reserve Bank of India, Jammu who are celebrating Vigilance Awareness Week which is being observed from October 27 to November 1 to highlight the evils of corruption and its impact on the society. He was greeted by General Manager RBI, Ashok Mattoo with a bouquet who introduced him with all the officers and staff members of RBI as Cyber crime expert. Addressing on the occasion SSP Vigilance Yasin Kichloo described different forms of corruption and its detrimental consequences on the growth of an individual and development of the society. He urged employees to remain actively vigilant and develop mi...
 
Seva Dal pays tributes to Indira Gandhi
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 The Pradesh Congress Seva Dal under chairmanship of B S Sambyal today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 30th death anniversary at Gandhi Nagar, Jammu. During function, Sambyal said that former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi had a special affection for J&K State and people living here, as a result of which she frequently visited the state and tried to take initiatives for welfare of state which could improve the social and economic status of the people living here. Throwing light on her, Sambyal Said, "After Shastri's death in 1966, Indira Gandhi served as Prime Minister until India held the next election. She won that electio...
 
Army organises education motivation tour
Newspoint Bureau Nowshera, October 31 An education motivation tour for the children of remote areas of Nowshera was organised by 10 Mahar Regiment under the aegis of Tithwal brigade was flagged off from Narian by Brigade Commander Tithwal Brigade Brigadier Sangram Dalwi. The tour is aimed at providing exposure to student to acquaint the youth minds with the rich cultural over 10 days participated by 24 school student one teacher along with administration staff and will visit Mumbai , Pune and Goa. Speaking on the flag off ceremony, Tithwal Brigade Commander said that this tour shall be an ideal opportunity for the children to understand the diverse culture and heritage of our count...
 
voting awareness programme held
Newspoint Bureau Reasi, October 31 Even as the state is gearing up for the forthcoming Assembly polls, the district of Reasi is keen on exploring all new possibilities to ensure greater voter participation in the polls. On a warm and humid Friday evening, the district administration organised a programme at Arnas on the remote parts of Reasi, to create awareness on voting among the Booth Level Officers. The programme was arranged by RO (returning Officer) 59 Gool-Arnas H S Raina, as part of Systematic Voters' Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) project under the guidance of District Election Officer, Shabir Ahmad Bhatt. Amidst games for children and enter...
 
Coalition deliberately allowed MCs, BDCs to collapse: Hamid
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 Seeking active support of youth of the state during ensuing assembly elections, People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader and Chief Election Coordinator for Jammu Province, Abdul Hamid Choudhary today said that party patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed and party chief Mehbooba Mufti want to take along youngsters in changing the fate of people of Jammu and Kashmir. The state he said has been pushed back on the path of development and coalition government deliberately allowed Municipal Corporations (MCs) and Block Development Councils (BDCs) to collapse. Had elections to these democratic institutions held well in time, powers would have been decentralized righ...
 
District Reasi organises ‘Election Awakening for Women’
Newspoint Bureau Reasi, October 31 The District SVEEP committee under the guidance of District Election officer Reasi organised a conference on "Election Awakening for Women" that aims to raise turnout of women voters in the upcoming elections. More than 500 women representatives drawn from all the villages of district and female teachers of Education Department participated in this conference which was held at Government Boys Higher Secondary School, Reasi. District Election Officer Shabir Ahmad Bhatt, in his address, said women were adept in handling domestic affairs as they participated in the decision-making of the house and "It is time for them to come out in large numbers and t...
 
SBI training programme for self employment concludes
Newspoint Bureau Reasi, October 31 State Bank Of India Rural Self Employment Training Institute( SBI R-SETI) Reasi organised a valedictory function on 30 days training programme of '' Domestic Electrical Appliances Repair( DEAR)"today . Mohd Iqbal Choudhary, Chief Agricultural Officer, Reasi was the chief guest on the occasion. Director R-SETI, Attan Jee Raina welcomed the chief guest and appraised that 18 candidates attended the training programme at the institute. The programme also include entrepreneurial inputs which are bound to equip them well to approach life with positive, constructive and fully motivated attitude and guarantee their succe...
 
GHSS Vijaypur organises national unity programme
Newspoint Bureau Vijaypur, October 31 A program of national unity organised by the NCC cadets of Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS)Vijaypur. In this connection a rally relating to national unity flagged off by worthy Principal of the School Dev Anand in presence of staff members and ANO of the School Kuldeep Sharma. The rally passed through main bazaar Vijaypur and NCC cadets gave a message to the public for National Unity in the form of different slogans. On this accession NCC cadets of the school took pledge to maintain unity. The people of Vijaypur appreciated the efforts of school cadets to make unity in the society....
 
SC adds CEC in JKNPP writ ten petition in floods victims' case
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 A division bench of the Supreme Court (SC) of India headed by Justice HL Dattu, Chief Justice of India comprising JJ Madan B Lokur and AK Sikri today added Election Commission of India as a respondent in the writ petition filed by J&K National Panthers Party and others. The Supreme Court after hearing the petitioners and Prof Bhim Singh on behalf of JKNPP directed that the counsel for the Election Commission of India to appear before the court on December 7, 2014. Earlier Prof Bhim Singh, senior advocate appearing for JKNPP submitted that the election process has started whereas relief work cannot be stopped for nearly two months because thousand...
 
JWSA re-elects Atal Bihari Khajuria as chairman
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 Jewel Bazar Shopkeepers Association (JWSA), in a largely attended meeting, unanimously re-elected Atal Bihari Khajuria as chairman of the Association. While extending thanks for re-electing him as chairman to head the association Khajuria assured the shopkeepers of Jewel Bazar that he will do his best to full fill the aspirations of bazaar shopkeepers. He said that our association remains ahead while celebrating all national days including Independence Day, Republic Day, Martyrs day of Shaheed Bhagat Singh. They are regularly organising free medical camps for the benefit of trader community. He said any member of association can come to us to reso...
 
Satpal Sharma visits Ward No 17 of Jammu West
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 To take stock of the problems being faced by the residents of Ward Number 17 of Jammu West Constituency, State Election Campaign Committee Secretary and State In charge Cells Sat Sharma (CA) extensively toured the Municipal Ward and listened to the grievances of the people. He was also accompanied by local residents of the area who apprised him of the problem they have been facing in their respective areas. In a press statement issued, Sat Sharma (CA) stated the worst conditions cropping in these areas which are leading to many problems being faced by the residents. He said that the basic necessities which a common man has the right to get are n...
 
Court awards 1 year imprisonment to tractor driver in accident case
Jammu Tawi, October 31 Judicial Magistrate Billawar Pooja Gupta today convicted and an accused namely Raj Kumar in case FIR NO 101/2009 u/s 304-A for an imprisonment for one years and fine Rs 3,000/-. According to the case that on September 17, 2009 an information was received at PP Ramkot at 5:00 PM that one tractor bearing registration no PB54C/5633 being driven by the accused from Barnota towards Gucha Kalyal in rash and negligent driving hit a scooter which was being rrviven by Raj Mohd due to which scooterist died on spot. Police registered a case and after completion of investigation presented challan which was today decided by Judicial Magistrate Billawar Pooja Gupta who after heari...
 
KV No 1 observe Ekta Diwas
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 Kendriya Vidyalaya (KV) No1, Gandhi Nagar, Jammu today observed Ekta Diwas at its campus to commemorate the birth Anniversary of Sardar Bballabh Bhai Patel. A special assembly was conducted on this occasion in which T R Choudhary, Principal of the Vidyalaya, Sharma, Staff Secretary and Vandana Jamwal, Senior-most teacher garlanded the picture of Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel. An oath was taken by the staff and students for the unity of the people of the country. Principal addressed the assembly and put light on the life and contribution of Sardar Ballabh Bhai Patel and students read out various articles to commemorate the contribution and role of Sard...
 
BJP Mahila Morcha getting more strengthened: Priya Sethi
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 Led by a prominent social activist Bindu Bali, over eight dozen women drawn from different parts of Jammu joined the Mahila Morcha on Friday in presence of BJP State Vice-President Sakina Bano, State General Secretary Ashok Koul, State Secretary Rajni Sethi, Mahila Morcha Prabhari Purnima Sharma and Morcha State President Priya Sethi. . Sakina Bano, in her welcoming remarks said that time has come that the female folk should come forward as equal to the men folk and contribute their mite in the social and economic transformation of the society. She added that the new comers will realise that BJP is the most efficacious vehicle to bring about this s...
 
Despite anarchy coalition Govt over confident of their success: PAPA
Jammu Tawi, October 31 Despite day light loot of coalition Govt Ministers claim of Congress and National Conference as an alternative to the next tenure, Ajaz Kitchloo's attempt of complete snatching of Daily Excelsior news paper from the stalls, being seen as height of an anarchism and shamelessness, ne certainly feels stun to observe the underestimating trend among the Indian political parties and leaders who even after crossing all possible limits of loot, pose as the claimants of consecutive term of governances and it certainly somewhere indicates the innocence, helplessness or immaturity level of masses, expressed by Deep Singh the president of NGO namely People's Action & Public A...
 
Employees Joint Action Committee, Pensioner Forum slam coalition Govt
Newspoint Bureau Jammu Tawi, October 31 J&K Employees and Workers Joint Action Committee and J&K Pensioners Forum slammed coalition government for its alleged failure to non release of DA installment, breach of agreements and betrayal of non-regularisation of daily rated workers. In a joint press conference held today, the representatives of both the organisation strongly condemned the state government for its anti employees/daily wagers and pensioner's stance. They termed it as callous attitude on the part of state government for not releasing two DA installment in favour of employees and pensioners accruing in the month of January/July, 2014, despite the fact ...
 
 
 
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