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Monday, February 2, 2015
 Jammu Kashmir
3 days workshop on teaching learning organised at DIET Reasi
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 A three days workshop on teaching learning through Play Way Activities was organised at DIET Reasi wherein teachers from elementary schools of district Reasi were given training on how to integrate art into the teaching learning process at schools making children learn through play way activities. In total, 38 teachers from two zones of district viz. Reasi and Pouni participated in the programme. Teachers in this workshop were acquainted with different aspects of art integrated learning by resource Persons of DIET, namely Mohd Akram Khan, Jaswinder Kour and Ajay Mahajan. Participants were provided with ample opportunity of exploring their creativity through th...
NC Minority Cell hails Governor for meeting PM, HM for special package
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 National Conference (NC) Minority Cell has hailed Governor NN Vohra for meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Raj Nath Singh at New Delhi seeking their intervention in releasing special package proposals for the rehabilitation of flood victims affected in first week of September last year. In a press conference held today, the president of Minority Cell Harmohinder Singh said that Governor NN Vohra has sought union government's support for the sanction of special package of rupees 410000 crores which was submitted to NDA government in October 2014 by former Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah. It is pertinent to mention here that in the mont...
Yamini Cultural Society organizes Kavi Goshti
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Yamini Cultural Society (regd.), Jammu today organized Kavi Goshti at the YCS Studio, Jammu in which Young budding poets participated in large numbers. Poems related to "Save the Girl Child, Save the World" was the main theme of today's Kavi Goshthi. Besides others Ram K. Gupta recited his poem " Gar mitaoge Naari ka wajood" highly appreciated by the presenters. Darshan Kumar, Subash Chander, Jagdish Verma, Sat Pal Sharma recited their poems. Young budding/talented poets like Gautam Singh "Bhanu", Kumar Neeraj, Abhishek, Vishal, Sahil, Roopesh etc. recited poems which were highly appreciated by the senior poets. Some tips regarding typical words of Dogri Langua...
DPS, Jammu organises ‘Spell Bee Competition’
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 To develop the components of English Language skills, Delhi Public School Jammu organized a 'Spell Bee Competition' exclusively for the students of Class II and III. English spellings play a very important role in word building. It is difficult to read and understand the word if it is not spelled correctly. The correctly spelled words improve our pronunciation, diction and speaking skill. Such competitions also develop reading, writing, speaking and thinking skills and help the students 'to make vocabulary a fun'. The students were provided with a few words which they were supposed to write and then pronounce them correctly. The students thoroughly enjoyed...
Gujjars demands ‘Primitive Tribal Group’ status
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 In a significant move, the Scheduled Tribes Gujjars-Bakerwals of Jammu and Kashmir today demanded the status of "Primitive Tribal Group" with a separate share under reserve ST category. The demand has been projected in a memorandum, signed by all the dignitaries of community , which was sent to Prime Minister of India Narendera Modi through Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation -a frontal organisation of Gujjars. The community, through memorandum pleaded that they should be fortified with more special rights and extra constitutional safeguards in the state. This was disclosed in meeting chaired Dr Javaid Rahi, Secretary of Tribal Foundation...
BJP Govt engaged in political battle while border continue to bleed: Harsh
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 While the borders continued to bleed with a war like situation on the IB and LoC due to persistent firing and mortal shelling by Pak rangers, the Union Govt. seems to be totally unconcerned engaging itself completely in political battle in the national capital for Delhi Assembly polls, said Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and former Minister while addressing the border migrants during his tour of Vijaypur and Ramgarh areas. He regretted that while the border people were suffering untold miseries, the BJP led govt. had remained content with issuance of mere statements that BSF had been authorized to give befitting reply to Pakistan. He said that rather than Union Mini...
Union Home Secy reviews post flood operations in Reasi
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Reasi, February 1 Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami reviewed post flood operations in flood-hit Reasi area of Jammu region. The Union Home Secretary took stock of the situation in a public meeting chaired by him here on Sunday afternoon. Delegations drawn from remote parts of Reasi district met Union Home Secretary -Anil Goswami on Sunday afternoon. The delegation included people from Bhomag, Mahore, Chassana, Thakarakote, Arnas, Thuroo and Reasi town. People put forward their demands which mainly included to speed up post flood reconstruction and rebuilding purposes, road connectivity, tourist infrastructure development, creation of Reasi Development Authority, implementation of Mas...
Brahman Sabha celebrate Jayanti of Major Som Nath Sharma
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Brahman Sabha Jammu and Kashmir celebrate Jayanti of our first Param Vir Chakra Major Som Nath Sharma for this bravery on the battle field of Badgam Village in the Kashmir Valley with Rajya Sabha BJP candidate Chander Mohan Sharma who through a light on his life and his achievement. A tribal "lashkar" of 700 raiders approached Badgam from the direction of Gulmarg. The company was soon surrounded by the enemy from three sides and sustained heavy casualties from the ensuing mortar bombardment. Somnath realized the importance of holding onto his position as both the city of Srinagar and the airport would be vulnerable if it were lost. Under heavy fire and outnumbered se...
Dogri Sanstha observe Dogri Maantaa Divas
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 With a view to instill a feeling of pride about the mother tongue Dogri and enlighten the younger generation about its significance, Dogri Sanstha organized a function at Govt Girls Higher Secondary School Shastri Nagar yesterday in the last leg of series of programmes to observe Dogri Maantaa Divas. Prof. Veena Gupta, prominent linguistic, critic and former Head of Dogri Department ,University of Jammu traced the development of modern Dogri language and literature and elucidated the special characteristics of the language. She said that inclusion of Dogri in the 8th schedule of Indian constitution had accorded national honour to Dogri and Dogras opening new vistas ...
School Education Officers Forum appeals Governor for regularization
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Jammu Kashmir School Education Officers Forum held a meeting under the chairmanship of Amar Nath Thakur Provincial President and discussed the regularization issue of all in charge school education officers, i.e Joint Directors, CEO's, Principals, ZEO,s Lecturers and headmasters. Forum members appealed his Excellency Governor NN Vohra to issue directions for implementing SRO 481 of 2010 dated 30-12-2010 of School Education Department, SRO 166, order No 734 of Gen Administration Department and Supreme Court directions. Officers said that nothing has been done to implement the Said SRO,s and directions as a result three thousand in service I/c officers and more than o...
Jammu slum children clamor to educate the world
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Naveen Shiksha Kendra High School, Channi Himmat, Jammu, being run by Savera an NGO, conducted a mid session review of the scheme "Each One Teach at least One" under taken by about 100 students of the schools hailing from the slums of Jammu. These students were sponsored by Rotary Club Jammu City District 3070, in association with Global Dream Project, Lucknow. SC Khajuria from the Global Dream Project interacted with the mentors and the learners and re emphasized the effective usage of the given module so that with an average 20 - 30 min. session with a learner, it takes just 30 days to take a learner from being completely illiterate to being able to read a newspa...
GCW Parade hold week long activities
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Government College for Women (GCW), Parade Ground, Jammu held week long activities by organizing a Science Model Exhibition, Science Poster Exhibition and a Science skit entitled 'Manthan' under the aegis of Star College and sponsored by the J&K State Council of Science and Technology, Dept. of Science and Technology, J&K Govt. The judges for the competition were Prof. Satish Bhan, Prof. Poonam Kamotra, GGM. Science College and Dr. Yash Pal, University of Jammu. Earlier the College organized an Inter-college symposium on 'Healthier choice for a balanced life style'. A total of 14 speakers from different colleges of the city participated in the program. The students ...
CWA deputation meets Director CAPD
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 A deputation of Consumer Welfare Association (CWA) members including Vikram Gour President, BM Kohli, general secretary and Er. Ashok Kaul called on Director CAPD, Jammu to discuss various problems being faced by the consumers and lack of interest of the consumer protection agencies to come to the rescue of the consumers. The main points discussed included timely availability of food grains at ration depots, digitization of ration cards and uploading them on internet/website for information of consumers and inviting objections if any, bifurcation of ration cards, some ration dealers not cooperating with consumers with regard to verification of forms for digitizatio...
Orientation programme for Scouts and Guides at MV International School
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Orientation programme for Scouts & Guides was organized at MV International School. 32 Boys -Scouts and 32 Girls- Guides of the school attended the programme along with their teacher in charge Shweta Tickoo. Kanchan Sharma and Manmeet, Guide Trainers of J&K Bharat Scouts & Guides carried out the training program. Scouts salute & welcome clap; scouts song and scouts Anthem were the highlights of the training. The Chairman of the school Hira Lal Abrol expressed satisfaction over the conduct of the program & guided the students that true learning comes from the spirit of service, self discipline and sacrifice in addition to the formal education. The Director Gourav ...
BJP conveniently forgets border migrants' plight: Rana
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 National Conference (NC) on Saturday expressed grave concern and anguishes over total neglect of border dwellers, rendered homeless due to intermittent ceasefire violations especially on the International Border, and sought their secured rehabilitation on war-footing basis. "In run up to the recent assembly elections, the BJP leadership had evinced lot of interest towards the problem and made liberal promises to border residents but soon after the polls these turned out to be just hoax", Provincial President and MLA Nagrota Devender Singh Rana said while addressing a press conference at Sher-e-Kashmir Bhavan here this evening. He was flanked by MLA Bishnah Dr Kamal...
Court rejected bail in rape with divorce
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Presiding Officer YP Kotwal of Fast Track Court rejected the bail application of one Varinder Kumar who was allegedly involved in rape with a divorce. According to police case that after separation from her husband, prosecutrix was libving at her parental house for the last tow years, accused Varinder Singh was familiar to her as he used to come to her parental house and propose her for marriage and on May 12, 2014 accused had promised her to solemnize marriage at Chandigrah and on asking the accused, she had came out of her house at 3:00 PM and came to Jammu where accused said prosecutrix to have physical relations with him, however, she refused for the same tol...
Reorganisation of J&K is only way out: Prof Bhim Singh
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 60 years of draconian rule resulting into death, destruction, unemployment, discrimination and injustice to the people of all the three regions, Ladakh, Kashmir Valley and Jammu Pradesh has been exposed which needs to be defeated for all the times to come to ensure lasting peace, harmony and equitable development in the state. This is an immediate resolution to ensure the end of terrorism, anarchy and chaos in the state. The Panthers Party in its manifesto when founded in 1983 had clearly and diligently envisaged creation of two administrations under separate Chief Ministers for each province for the sake of development and end of discrimination." This was the st...
Court denied bail of fraudster
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Jammu Tawi, February 1 Sub Registrar Jammu Khem Raj Sharma has rejected the bail application of one Rakesh Choudhary s/o Waryam Chand Choudhary who is involved in a fraud case for allegedly sale of land which he has not possessed. According to the police case that one complainant namely Saif-ud-din Shangloo Srinagar had reported to police through a written application forwarded by the CJM Jammu to the effect that the plot of land measuring 60 X90 has been allotted to complainant by JDA Jammu in 1989 and one Rakesh Kumar had executed an agreement to sell by virtue of which said Naresh Kumar claims himself to be owner of the plot and both the Naresh and Rakesh forged the signature o...
Teachers Guild J&K set into motion for constitution of zonal units
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, February 1 In continuation with the recently launched membership drive campaign, the state body of Teachers Guild Jammu & Kashmir has set into motion for constitution of its zonal units. In this regard, a meeting of teachers was held at zonal headquarter of educational zone Chowki Choura, district Jammu. A large number of teachers from different parts of the said zone participated in the meeting. The meeting was presided over by Vijay Kumar Sharma, State General Secretary of Teachers Guild Jammu & Kashmir. In the meeting, active deliberations were held regarding various cells of Teachers Guild Jammu & Kashmir and their role in creation of a support system for the improvement in...
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