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 Jammu Kashmir
Licenses of 20 medical shops suspended
Newspoint Bureau
Srinagar, July 31 During the special drive from July 28 to July 30, 2015, the Department of Drug and Food Control Organization Kashmir division inspected 181 Medical shops in various districts of Kashmir division. During the drive Licences of 20 Medical Shops have been suspended for violation of various provisions of Drug and Food Control Act, 1940 and 14 Medical Shops were put on the show cause notices. The Chemist fraternity during the special drive was strictly directed to maintain sale and purchase records of drugs, store drugs as per their requirement and to supply drugs only on presentation of prescription and to issue Cash Memo’s strictly. Moreover, the Department has also lifte...
Induction Session Held at The Business School, JU
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 The Business School, University of Jammu today organized an induction session for the 30th batch of MBA students. The formal function was attended by representatives from the corporate world-Sh. Arvind Mattoo, founder based in Miami, Florida, USA, who is also the alumnus of The Business School and Ms Maneesha Negi, Product Manager, Voice Bharti Airtel who is an alumnus of IIM Bangalore. In their interaction with the students of TBS, the corporate leaders reiterated that the students need to dream big and need to set goals for their future. They emphasized the need to look for exposure and experience with the corporate world in addition to their classr...
R.S Pura BJP celebrates AIIMS announcement
Newspoint Bureau
R.S Pura, July 31 Led by District President, Sat Paul (Pappi), several of jubilant activists of BJP celebrated the announcement of AIIMS by Union Government today. They fired crackers, distributed sweets and danced on drum beats. Congratulating the people of Jammu for sanctioning of AIIMS, Sat Paul said that it is the result of the continuous efforts of State unit of BJP which has always taken a firm stand that aspirations of the people of Jammu province need to be addressed. He said that people of Jammu had displayed their faith in BJP by rejecting Congress-NC and other parties during the 2014 Assembly elections. He said that the BJP has always worked for the cause of Jammu and shal...
MLA Suchetgarh starts plantation drive
Newspoint Bureau
R.S Pura, July 31 MLA Suchetgarh Sham Lal Choudhary today started plantation drive at Ch. Chuni Lal Higher Secondary School Chakrohi in which several plants were planted in the schools premises. Speaking on the occasion, MLA said that ecological balance was imperative for healthy environs and it was incumbent upon everybody to play his or her role towards this. MLA made a passionate appeal to youngsters to play their useful role in sapling trees and help in making Jammu ecologically a safe place to live in, especially in the wake of growing pollution. He hoped that the administration will supplement this effort in a big way and generate awareness among the people about greenery for ...
JKFFA remembers S. Udham Singh on death anniversary
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 To commemorate the death anniversary of Shaheed Udham Singh, J&K Freedom Fighters' Association (JKFFA) held a function at Bal Niketan Ved Mandir Ambphalla, Jammu under the presidentship of Ved Gandotra. Chander Mohan Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion. Remembering S. Udham Singh, the members highlighted his life history and his determination to eliminate British General Dier, who was responsible for the massacre of Jalianwala Bagh, Amritsar. The speakers said that on the fate full day of Baisakhi, the 13th April 1919, when the pro-freedom society was holding a rally in Jallianwala Bagh, Amritsar, General Dier, an officer of the British Empire ordered indis...
Karanti Dal deputation met JMC Commissioner, submits memorandum
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 A delegation of Karanti Dal, Jammu and Kashmir, led by its President Pritam Sharma today met Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation, Soujanya Sharma and apprised him about the sanitation problems being faced by the general public of the Roop Nagar area. In a memorandum submitted to Commissioner JMC, Pritam Sharma said, “There are a number of allotted and non allotted vacant plots lying at Municipality area,” adding “among the allotted plots the construction has not been done till date.” He informed JMC commissioner that labourers coming from outside the State residing in the plots for the look after and spread insanitation in the locality as there is no Lavatorie...
Diabetes upsurge in rural areas: Dr Jitendra
Newspoint Bureau
Chennai, July 31 In his opening address, after observing two-minute silence in the memory of Late Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam on the first day of the 3-day "International Diabetes Update" here today, Union Minister and renowned Diabetologist Dr. Jitendra Singh expressed concern over rapid upsurge of Diabetes in rural areas and emphasized that diabetes care in rural areas needs serious attention. Dr. Jitendra Singh said, during the last one decade, there has been a dramatic change in the epedimological profile of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in India as a result of which the rural areas, which were hitherto unaffected, are also witnessing rapid spread of Diabetes. The problem is further compounded ...
ADC Ganderbal reviews I-Day arrangements
Newspoint Bureau
Ganderwal, July 31 To review the arrangements for celebration of Independence Day-2015 in Ganderbal, a meeting of officers was held here today with the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Ganderbal, Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari in the chair. The arrangements for forth coming Independence Day were threadbare discussed in the meeting. The meeting decided to organize the main function in Mader-e-Meharban Stadium, where the chief guest will unfurl the tricolor and take salute at the march past in which contingents of JKP, JKAP, IRP, Forest Protection Force, CRPF as well as contingents of various Educational Institutions will participate. The meeting disclosed that Departments of Education, Inform...
BJP nominates Bhat as incharge business, trade committee cell Kashmir
Newspoint Bureau
Srinagar, July 31 State BJP has nominated Fayaz Ahmad Bhat as party’s incharge business and trade committee cell Kashmir. The announcement was made during a party meeting chaired by party’s secretary (org) Ashok Koul. Koul who also started membership drive and urged people to take part in it in large numbers. He told people that BJP will carry forward its developmental agenda in the state and fulfil its promises with the people. Earlier the BJP had nominated MLCs Sofi Yosuf, Surnjit Singh Khalsa and Ramesh Arora as party’s south, north and central Kashmir heads respectively. ...
Saroori visited Atholi, take stock of damages due to cloudburst
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 Vice President JKPCC and MLA Inderwal G. M. Saroori visited Tehsil Atholi in district Kishtwar to take on spot assessment of the damages caused due to cloudburst in village Kijai. Due to heavy landslides and cloudburst in the area not only the portion of the road was washed away but the bridge was also totally damaged. Saroori directed General Reserve Engineering Force (GREF) authorities responsible for maintenance of the Kishtwar-Padder road to speed up the work on war footing basis keeping in view the ongoing season month long annual Machail Yatra. Due to washing away of road and bridge, the Yatris and general public of Sub-Division Padder are facing lots of h...
People felicitates Mirza for elevation as AAG Redressal of public grievances is prime motto: Ahsan
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 The people in Kotranka area of Rajouri district on Friday felicitated Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youth leader Advocate Ahsan Mirza on being elevated as Additional Advocate General (AAG) of Jammu and Kashmir State Government. Many prominent leaders including sarpanches and panches of Kotranka lauded the Coalition Government headed by Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed for elevating the young and dynamic leader Ahsan Mirza to the post of AAG. They further applauded the PDP high command for giving much attention towards the Peer Panchal region which is always being ignored by the previous governments which ruled the State. Addressing to a gathering of about 5...
Balwant Thakur nominated to Advisory Committee of National Academy
Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, July 31 Padamshree Balwant Thakur Director of Natrang has been nominated as a member of the Advisory Committee (Theatre) of National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama i.e., Sangeet Natak Akademi, New Delhi. The 1stmeeting of the Advisory committee theatre is being held on 10th of August in Chennai (Tamilnadu) under the Chairmanship of Eminent Theatre director Rudraprasad Sengupta. Mandated to decide the formulation of policies and plans regarding the growth and development of theatre, the jurisdiction of the committee will be the entire country. Credited for having devised/conducted and organised over 5000 theatre/music/dance shows, Balwant Thakur is one of the most cel...
Div Com reviews functioning of R&B, Flood Control Deptts.
Newspoint Bureau
Srinagar, July 31 In order to remove all bottlenecks and to review of widening of highway at Pantha Chowk and Qamarwari road besides removal of encroachments and cutting of trees on the banks of river Jhelum, the Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Dr. Asgar Samoon convened a joint meeting of Engineers of R&B, Flood Control Departments of Kashmir division and reviewed the implementation of various ongoing developmental projects in the valley. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar, Chief Engineer R&B, Flood Control, Commissioner SMC, Chief Town Planner of SDA, Superintending Engineers of R&B and Flood Control, Joint Director Information Kashmir and other officers....
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