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Bisma Qazi – the girl who made it to IAS

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Bisma Qazi – the girl who made it to IASINTERVIEWBisma Qazi ranked at 115 in Civil Services. In an exclusive interview with Mansoor Parey,  Bisma talks about her struggles, success, achievement and much more. Excerpts:Q: First let’s walk through your educational background and the place you were Born?A: I am from Srinagar, born and brought up here only, had schooling from Mallinson Girls Higher Secondary School. Later I qualified JK common entrance test and got admitted in B.tech electronics and communication.
Q: What was the reason for shifting from Engineering to Administration?A: I passed my graduation in 2014, the same year the deadly floods hit Kashmir. I worked in flood relief distribution and I could feel the pain of people around. This drove my path towards administration. I was college topper in engineering and gold medalist and could easily get job that too a lucrative one. But that flood disaster motivated me to work for my people and redress their grievances in whatever ca…

Doda markets flooded with customers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr

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Doda markets flooded with customers ahead of Eid-ul-FitrBY ABID PAMPORI Doda, June 24: Doda town is witnessing huge rush of shoppers as the Muslims are preparing to celebrate Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of holiest month of Ramzan during which followers are required to abstain from food, end of month of fasting, in next week.Just days to go before the Eid celebrations begin preparations to celebrate the religious event are in full swing throughout the district. As per details, a large number of people from the town and outskirts of district Doda thronged markets to give last touch to their preparations of Eid-ul-Fitr, as it is approaching with all its attractions. It is observed that the shopping spree peaked during the last weekend of Ramzan as children and women remained busy in buying their accessories matching with their Eid dresses including shoes, jewelries etc. The Markets seemed crowded as majority of the people visit markets sparing time from their daily routine.

Market inspection Conducted at Doda

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Market inspection Conducted at Doda
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: On the directions of  Deputy Commissioner Doda , Sh Bhupinder Kumar , IAS , a market inspection was conducted by a team led by Sh. Nasir Ali Natnoo Tehsildar Doda to take out the stock of situation and review the arrangements for celebration of Eid_ul_fitr. The inspection was carried out in the market from Old Bus Stand Doda to Nehru Chowk and Bharat road , Old bus stand , new Bus stand and other markets of the town. Besides Tehsildar Doda, food safety officer, employee s of    MC Doda , TSO Doda  and other officials were also accompanying the Tehsildar Doda during the inspection. A fine of RS.5600  was imposed on shopkeepers who were seen selling the substandard goods and on the rates higher than the fixed rates in the market. Moreover fine was also imposed on shopkeepers who were not  seen keeping polythene bags as per the prescribed specifications.  The shopkeepers were directed by Tehsildar Doda and his team to keep hygiene…

Student ventures in making paper bags to support family

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Student ventures in making paper bags to support familyBY ABID PAMPORI Doda, June 23: A young student, Vishal Sharma a resident of Shaie village presently putting up in Doda town has become an example to be followed as he single handedly supports his family by manufacturing homemade paper bags.Vishal is a student of 12th class who earns his living by first collecting old newspapers from various places and then painstakingly prepares bags using flour glue. He has to support his mother and also take care of his younger brother. After his father went missing around six years ago, Vishal has alone supported his family and also managed marriage of his sister last year.Beside this he is pursuing his study and wants to opt for engineering.
It is very difficult for him to study as well as earn livelihood by making paper bags which is very time consuming. He has demanded financial assistance from government as well as NGOs to fulfill his dream of becoming engineer.His mother Amreeka Devi who e…

Shahab greets people on Shab-e-Qadr

Shahab greets people on Shab-e-Qadr Doda:::Highlighting the importance of Shab-e-Qadr, the District President PDP Doda, Shahab Ul Haque Butt in his message, stated that the holy night in which Almighty Allah revealed the Glorious Qu’ran to Prophet Muhammad (SAW) for the guidance of mankind, gives us an opportunity to seek His mercy and blessings.District President PDP Doda Shahab Ul Haque Butt has felicitated people on the auspicious occasion of Lylat-ul-Qadr, the holy night when people congregate to pray to Almighty Allah seeking His forgiveness. Shahab prayed for betterment of the people and hoped that the holy night would bring Allah’s generosity to all. He also prayed that the auspicious occasion would strengthen the bonds of communal harmony and brotherhood and be a harbinger of peace and prosperity in the state. Shahab has stressed upon the District administration to ensure that all facilities are provided to the people especially on account of water supply and electricity durin…

Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as Principal of GDC Doda

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Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as Principal of GDC DodaBY ABID PAMPORIDoda::Prof. Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as new principal at GDC Doda on Wednesday . He was given very warm welcome by teaching, non teaching staff members and students of the college. In his interactive speech he said that being a principal, I have a strong belief to promote harmony, dedication and a win win scenarios of for everyone in college. Harmony can be interpreted as ' team cohesion ' . He further added that as long as we have a dedicated team aiming for the same goals, anything can be achieved. Moreover, he emphasised on a continuous and sustainable advancement in learning and teaching in GDC Doda. Among the staff members present were Prof. Falak staff secretary GDC Doda, Prof. Babu Ram, Dr. Ajaz Ahmed, Dr. Wahied Khawar Balwan, Prof. Ajay, Prof. Yasir, Dr. J I Tramboo, Prof.Basher Ahmed Dr. Jamsheed Ahmed and other faculty members.

Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as Principal of GDC Doda

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Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as Principal of GDC DodaBY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Prof. Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqui joined as new principal at GDC Doda on Wednesday . He was given very warm welcome by teaching, non teaching staff members and students of the college. In his interactive speech he said that being a principal, I have a strong belief to promote harmony, dedication and a win win scenarios of for everyone in college. Harmony can be interpreted as ' team cohesion ' . He further added that as long as we have a dedicated team aiming for the same goals, anything can be achieved. Moreover, he emphasised on a continuous and sustainable advancement in learning and teaching in GDC Doda. Among the staff members present were Prof. Falak staff secretary GDC Doda, Prof. Babu Ram, Dr. Ajaz Ahmed, Dr. Wahied Khawar Balwan, Prof. Ajay, Prof. Yasir, Dr. J I Tramboo, Prof.Basher Ahmed Dr. Jamsheed Ahmed and other faculty members.

AISF demands strict action over the worsened condition of GHS Bhatoli.  Infrastucture of GHS Bhatoli is as degraded as cattle shed - AISF 

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AISF demands strict action over the worsened condition of GHS Bhatoli. 
Infrastucture of GHS Bhatoli is as degraded as cattle shed - AISF 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::In yet another bizarre example of poor education system in the students of Govt High School Bhatoli, the have to take classes under open sky as the school functions in a three room ramshackle building in murky surroundings. Established 20 years back as Primary School Bhatoli and upgraded to high school in 2008, the school here reflects a grim picture vis-à-vis providing learning to the students. The school, located on the Chilly Manoo roadside without fencing, doesn’t only grapple with the problem of space constraints, the surroundings around the school are such that even animals would hesitate to roam around there. The old walls have developed cracks and floor has broken at many places. Even many students of lower classes do not have jute mats for sitting. The surroundings of the school according to locals and teachers are murk…

Students brought laurels to GDC Doda

Students brought laurels to GDC Doda
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::The students of GDC Doda namely Ifra Aziz D/ O Abdul Aziz Butt, Musarat D/O Abdul Latief, DEPO Doda and Sheetal Devi D/ O Gajinder Singh brought laurels to GDC Doda by bagging 2nd, 3rd and 4th position in Science stream in recently declared result of Jammu University. In faculty of Arts Mahnaza Akhter D/ O Mohd. Shafi bagged 9th position. Principal Dr. R K Raina and Dr. Wahied Khawar Balwan Professor Zoology GDC Doda on behalf of staff has congratulated these students, their teachers and parents for their success and bring laurels to college.

Zain Batt selected as Asst. Professor in Political Science

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Zain Batt selected as Asst. Professor in Political Science BY ABID PAMPORI  , Doda .Mr. Zain Batt of Doda has been selected for the post of Assistant Professor  ( Political Science ) through JKPSC . He belongs to prominent Batt family of Doda . His father is a retired Social Welfare Officer & mother was a Teacher . His maternal grandfather Mr. Gh. Ahmed Dev , was the first MLA of Doda after Independance . He has done his graduation from The Law School , University of Jammu . Before being selected as the Assistant Professor, he was working as a Teacher . He has also taught Politics to the students of Directorate of Distance Education  ( DDE) , University of Jammu  (JU) .He has also written Lesson topics for the students of PG & UG at DDE , JU . He also had  a short stint as a High Court Lawyer & Standing Counsel to the Govt. ,working with Adv. Anil Sethi of Jammu High Court.

10+2 lecturers demands revocation of SRO-202

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10+2 lecturers demands revocation of SRO-202BY ABID PAMPORI Doda, June 15: The 10+2 Lecturers who were recently recruited by Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission have appealed authorities concerned to exempt them from applicability of rule 8 and 9 of SRO 202, which makes it binding on them to serve in far flung areas for five years. Under the rules the Lecturers are also entitled to only "Minimum Salary " during the period. It will be difficult for many to run their family on meager salary. Newly recruited Aspirants have also approached the Higher authorities for revoking of SRO 202 and they have ensured them to do the same. The selected candidates have requested the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to look into the matter personally as it is share injustice to the selected candidates of Plus 2 Lecturers as this SRO has not been applied to any of the Gazetted posts except for the 10+ 2 Lecturers in the School Education Department. Even on part of qualification it is inju…

Poor roads, drainage system irks people in Bhadarwah town

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Poor roads, drainage system irks people in Bhadarwah townBY ABID PAMPORI Doda, June 14: Belying the tall claims of the state government of improving the basic facilities in remote areas, the people in Bhaderwah town continue to suffer because of poor road and drainage system.While talking to media, a group of locals said that the condition of roads is extremely dilapidated, even as the district has good representation in the government. They said due to bad condition the residents are facing huge hardships. Ironically, the government and administration is not paying any attention towards the dilapidated condition of the roads leaving common people to suffer.Meanwhile, the residents alleged that state government had taken over hundreds of drainage schemes , roads construction schemes in Jammu and Kashmir over the years but most of them could not be completed.

AISF is a new hope for J&K students. New Recruitment Policy curse to the youth of J&K - Vishwajeet

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AISF is a new hope for J&K students.
New Recruitment Policy curse to the youth of J&K - Vishwajeet
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda: All India Students Federation District unit Doda welcomed AISF National General Secretary Comrade Vishwajeet Kumar in Doda. In his visit to Jammu and Kashmir he was very eager to visit Doda. Doda is known all over the country for its student movement. 
In a meeting organized by District unit Doda Comrade Vishwajeet said that once AISF J&K was from the student movements in District Doda. He added that same momentum is required all over the State. 
He also attacked on the State Government  for implementing New Recruitment Policy. New Recruitment Policy has destroyed the life of youth as well as students. He further conveyed that according to a survey of J&K state unemployment is rising at a very rapid speed which requires a regular check. 
Comrade Mukesh Parihar National Council member (NCM) of AISF said that both Jammu University and State Government is tr…

CM, Nadda lay foundation of Medical Colleges at Doda

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CM, Nadda lay foundation of Medical Colleges at Doda  Directs completion of works within two yearsDODA : Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today asserted that the growth and progress of the country remains incomplete if effective steps are not taken to get Jammu & Kashmir out of the quagmire of uncertainties and miseries.Addressing a huge gathering of people at Doda after laying the foundation stone of a Medical College at Ghat, the Chief Minister said the basic idea behind stitching an alliance in the State was to get it out of its perennial miseries and challenges. She hoped the country’s strong leadership would be able to take the people of the State out of the difficult situation and give its youth a prosperous, peaceful and vibrant future.Mehbooba Mufti thanked the Centre for supporting the State Government in terms of fund flow and other initiatives. She said with the coming up of these new Medical Colleges and two AIIMS, the healthcare facilities in the State would get a pheno…

AJKRETTF thanked Education Minister for transfer of corrupt Officer  Demanded immediate release of SSA salary and appeal Teachers to be ready for protest On 15th & 16th June

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AJKRETTF thanked Education Minister for transfer of corrupt Officer 
Demanded immediate release of SSA salary and appeal Teachers to be ready for protest On 15th & 16th June

BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::A high level  executive  meeting of AJKRETTF Doda took place at Post office  lawn Doda in chairmanship of district president  Sajjad Malik.  
The meeting started with a happy note and a tide of satisfaction in the teaching community of Doda over transfer  of a corrupt Education officer  who had made CEO Office no less than a tuck shop and corruption hub . 
Mr.Malik  while speaking thanked Honorable  Education Minister Mr.  Altaf Bukhari and MoS Education Priya Sethi  for addressing  the demand  of teaching community  of Doda and helping  in curbing the menace  of corruption  from Doda.  All the forum representatives thanked State President AJKRETTF Mr .Vinod Sharma and Chairman Mr.  Bashir Ahmed  Dar for projecting the demand for transfer of such corrupt officer .AJKRETTF doda hope that the n…

Awareness programme on GST organized at Doda

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Awareness programme on GST organized at DodaDODA, JUNE 08: Department of Commercial Taxes, circle Doda today organised an awareness programme on Goods and service tax (GST) which was  attended by CAs, Advocates, Sales tax practitioners, contractors besides a large number of people from business community.Commercial Taxes officer circle Doda   Gyas-ul-Haq in his introductory address, said that the event has been organised to aware the stakeholders about GST which will be rolled out from 1st July 2017 throughout the country.Commercial Taxes officers, Neeraj Sharma and   Arvind Sawhney- the resource persons made a detailed presentation covering all the major aspects of GST and its impact on tax structure and the dealers.The participants were informed that the dealer having a turnover of less than Rs 10 Lakh need not to get themselves registered with the department. However those dealers having turnover up to Rs 50 lakh can opt for composite scheme. It was further informed that the dealer…

MLA Doda conducts extensive tour of remote areas

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MLA Doda conducts extensive tour of remote areas
DODA,JUN 08--- In his ongoing efforts to reach to the common masses of rural areas and provide basic amenities to their doorstep in fair and transparent manner, MLA Doda Shakti Raj Parihar today conducted a visit to remote areas of his constituency .During his visit to far flung areas of  Gath and Prem nagar , MLA listened to the grievances and problems of the locals.Responding to the demands at various place relating to adequate supply of safe drinking water and power, widening of roads, the MLA announced funds  from Constituency Development Fund for the up-gradation of road connecting various villages .He directed the  Executive Engineer to prepare  DPRs for various projects in the areas for the benefit of public . Speaking to the gathering in Prem Nagar , Parihar stressed on the development of the area on tourism line as it is the only potential spot of tourism in Doda constituency. “It’s first time in seven decades, the MLA visited t…

AISF National General Secretory Vishwajeet visit in J&K

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AISF National General Secretory Vishwajeet visit in J&K
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::All India Students Federation (AISF) National General Secretary Visit J&K and was warmely welcomed at Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion Com. Vishwajeet Kumar said that strenghtening the students movement is need of the hour. He further spoke about the Long March which is starting from 15th of July from Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu) to Hussaniwala (Punjab). On 15th of June Flag Hosting ceremony should also celebrated throughout the country conveyed by Gen. Secretary. 
He also added Now a days the central government is trying to involve Students in religious matters and diverting them from the main stream education and their struggle for their rights. 
On the occasion State Council Member Com. Pankaj Sharma and Sanjay Kotwal and Distt Council Members AISF Jammu attended the meeting. Where Distt President Jammu Com. Ranbir Bandral, AIYF Member Sudhir Kotwal, Rehman, Vikas, Khifayat and Mohit also attend the meetin…

DRYWA Condemned the incident that a teacher commit Rape

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DRYWA Condemned the incident that a teacher commit RapeBY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Farid Ahmed Naik President District Rural Youth Welfare Association (DRYWA) Condemned the incident that a teacher of Government Primary School Bathaker of Zone Gundna has commits Rape with a student of 3rd Class Farid Ahmed Naik said that This is the inhuman act  these type of Teachers is a threat to our society.This is the worst breed of humans in the universe   President DRYWA Farid Ahmed Naik While talking to the news agency said District Rural youth Welfare Association DRYWA Condemned this shameful incident and demanded immediate dismissal of the accused .Farid Ahmed Naik also added that there is no place of such type of teachers in Education department and if it will be proved departmentally he should be hanged publicly Till death this is the last solution.

Sh Mohammad Sharief today assumed the charge  of  Chief Education Officer(CEO) Doda.

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Sh Mohammad Sharief today assumed the charge  of  Chief Education Officer(CEO) Doda.
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::Today on 07-06-17 Mohd Sharief assumed the charge of Chief Education Officer CEO Doda.on his first day he interact with the staff of the CEO office Doda.District Education Planning Officer Doda welcome the new CEO Doda along with other staff members. On his first day he gave clear cut instructions to the staff members to remain punctual and honest towards duties.

School Teacher Commits Rape with Minor. C E O Doda Takes Cognizance .

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School Teacher  Commits Rape with Minor.

C E O Doda Takes Cognizance .

BY ABID PAMPORI Doda:: A primary school teacher has been placed under suspension for committing rape with a student of class 3rd.As per the details available one ReT teacher namely  Mohd.Ashraf Butt posted in government primary school Bathaker of Zone Gundna has been placed under suspension and attached to the office of Z E O  Gundna with immediate effect by the chief education officer Doda for committing rape with a minor girl.

The news of the teacher committing such a heinous act spread like a wild fire in the area and the locals demanded stern action against the accused. The parents of the students enrolled in the school have demanded immediate dismissal of the accused teacher and demanded that he should be hanged publicly.

Various social and student organizations including AISF,  DRYWA,  Doda have strongly condemned the incident and demanded strict action against the accused ReT. AISF National Council mem…

AISF supports the ongoing strike Girls Students of Bhadetwah

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AISF supports the ongoing strike Girls Students of Bhadetwah
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::Mukesh Parihar National Council Member J&K supports the students of Govt Higher Secondary School Girls, Bhaderwah raise voice against stunt biking by delinquent persons and teasing, take out protest rally. 
It is notable to mention here that a girl received injury, when a motorcycle hit her outside the Govt Hr Sec School Girls, Bhaderwah yesterday. 
Surita Devi D/o Dharam Raj a resident of village Bheja, Bhaderwah was injured when a motorcycle bearing registration number JK06-9293 hit her. The injured girl has been shifted to District Hospital, where she was undergoing treatment, when reports last came in.
Concerned police has taken cognizance in this regard but failed to arrest the accused. Protesting students demanded immediate arrest of accused and security measures outside girl schools and tuition centers.

New Matadoor union hold meeting at DODA

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New Matadoor union hold meeting at DODA 
Doda::New  matadoor union hold meeting in doda under the chairmanship of president  Firdoos Ahmed where in election for the assignment of vice president Anil kumar and publicity  secretary Imran khan was held and the persons assigned the duty  vice president and publicity secretary were given detail of responsibilities to be delivered in the affairs of union.