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Hari Niwas Royal Retreat organizes get together in Doda

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Hari Niwas Royal Retreat organizes get together in DodaBY ABID PAMPORI Doda, July 31: An extraordinary project "Royal Retreat Luxury Residences" of Hari Niwas organized get-together function at Doda which was hosted by Maa Vaishno Devi Developers Pvt Ltd.
The get-together function was attended by top officers from civil and police administration besides people from civil society, media fraternity and from medical line also attended the programme.
During the programme, Head of Sales and Marketing Sumeet Mehra briefed all the participants about the luxury residence apartments of Royal Retreat, adding that booking for the same has been started whereas the construction work is going on.
Mehra said that company motto is to provide housing facility with international standards to the people of Jammu and Kashmir at affordable rates and we are here to play a vital, significant long-term role in the real-estate sector and aspire to be the landmark developers, he added.

Ved Ji & His Times ' Released for Chenab Valley.

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'Ved Ji & His Times ' Released for Chenab Valley. Doda:: The book titled 'Ved Ji &His Times ' published by the Kashmir Times Publications was today released for the readers of Chenab Valley at Doda by Sh
Sanjeev Karni General manager Kashmir Times Publications in presence of District culture officer  Sallah Ud Din , senior correspondent KT News group Sadullah Rangrez and Abid Pampori.

This book is a tribute to the renowned journalist and founder editor of The Kashmir Times Late Ved Bhasin.  It is the biography of the great literary figure of our state.

GHSS Gundna Organizes SVEEP Awareness Rally

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GHSS Gundna Organizes SVEEP Awareness Rally
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::GOVT. Hr Sec School Gundna Organizes a rally regarding systematic voters education and electoral participation  (SVEEP) in which students of the institution, staff and other senior citizens participated in the rally with great enthusiasm. The rally was flagged off by Principal of the school  in the presence of staff and large gathering which started from GHSS Gundna and after passing through adjoining villages and culminated at school. The participants carrying play cards in the hands raised the slogans loudly. Speaking on the occasion Principal GHSS Gundna ,staff and students through light on various aspects related to SVEEP.

DIET Organized District Level Debate Competition

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DIET Organized District Level Debate Competition
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: 26th July, 2017 a District Level Debate Competition on theme of " BETI BACHAO, BETI PADAO" was held at DIET Doda under the Chairmanship of Principal DIET Doda. In which 21 students from different schools of all zones except Thathri and Bhatyas across the District participated.The first position was gained by Miss Qurat-ul-Ain student of Govt. Hr. Sec. School (Girls)Doda. Second position was shared by Miss Bhumika Dutt of Malwa & Miss Sofia Banoo of Govt. Hr. Sec. School Bhagwah. Third position was for by Miss Muskan Kotwal of Govt. High School Manthala Zone Bhaderwah with two consultation prizes to Mr. Umar Rasheed of Govt. High School Chattra and Miss Mannu Sharma of Govt. Hr. Sec. School (Girls) Doda.The Chief Education Officer Doda, was the chief guest and Mr.Slah-Ud-Din, Cultural Officer Doda was guest of honour on this occasion. The chief guest appreciated the initiative/mission launched by Hon&#…

NC, Cong have lost grounds in JK: Tak

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NC, Cong have lost grounds in JK: TakBY ABID PAMPORI Doda, July 26: Lambasting opposition National Conference and Congress for trying to hoodwink masses, Peoples Democratic Party legislator Firdous Tak today said that both the parties have ganged up in view of the lost grounds in Jammu and Kashmir.“Congress and National Conference are known for opportunistic politics and they stand exposed before the masses”, Tak said adding the state of Jammu and Kashmir has faced tremendously due to the unholy and self centric alliance between the two parties.Member Legislative Council Firdous Tak was addressing party workers here to review the preparations for the ensuing foundation day celebration of the party at district headquarters Doda. He has accompanied by district president Doda Shahab-ul-Haq, District President Kishtwar Sheikh Nasir Hussain, Vice President Abdul Rehman Kashmiri and District President Woman Wing.Tak said that the NC and Congress leaderships have the tendency of changing col…

AISF,  Demands Monitoring of Mid -day- Meal  Quality Education is Still a Distant Dream DRYWA. 

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AISF,  Demands Monitoring of Mid -day- Meal Quality Education is Still a Distant Dream DRYWA. BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::  Many flagship schemes were introduced to improve both the quantity and quality of education in our state but most of these have not been utilized properly due to the negligence of authorities at the helm of affairs  
 The Mid-day - Meal scheme was launched to serve balanced diet to school children up to elementary level but it is only on papers whereas ground realities are contrary. No doubt  this scheme is being implemented in some government schools properly and the students are taking full advantage of the scheme but there are still many areas where sub standard and unhygienic food is being served to the school children and instead of getting nutrition they suffer many health hazards.  Talking to the media persons on the issue Mukesh Parihar national council member of AISF alleged that the  authorities in education department entrusted with the job of monitoring and …

Shahab visits several areas of Bhagwa block, holds meet with party workers*

*Shahab visits several areas of Bhagwa block, holds meet with party workers*BY ABID PAMPORI Doda: People's Democratic Party District President Doda Shahab ul Haque Bhat visited several areas of Bhagwa block in Doda District. District President during the tour interacted with people and listened their grievances. Locals apprised PDP leaders about several problems which will be taken up with concerned authorities. At  Bhagwa Shahad addressed a party workers meet and discussed several party related issues including the celebration of foundation day of party which will be celebrated on 29th of July. He said that besides several welfare schemes the present government has also sanctioned several projects for the development and betterment of the area. The workers assured District President that they will work unitedly with dedication and will make the raising day function a success.
Among others Farooq Ahmad Mir, Sajjad Hussain Khokhar, Molvi Atta Mohammad. Bashir Ahmad Khanji, Abdul La…

AISF warns Govt to complete incomplete school buildings in Doda.

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AISF warns Govt to complete incomplete school buildings in Doda.
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::The construction of hundreds of school buildings in mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir is incomplete even after a decade of starting work due to paucity of funds.
National Council Member All India Students Federation (AISF) Mukesh Parihar said that condition of the schools are becoming worse. Same is the conditions most of the schools every zone in Distt Doda including Doda, Gandoh Bhallesa, Bhaderwah, Assar, Marmat, Gundna, Mahalla etc.
Parihar said "Govt. Middle School Malwana, Zone Gundna lacks all basic facilities. In 2009, Government Primary School at Labad in the Assar area of Doda district was upgraded with the sanctioning of six additional rooms. However, eight years later, the structures are still awaiting completion forcing nearly hundreds of students to study in a single room.
It is not the only school. The work on other school buildings has also been abandoned halfway in dif…

Locals Damage Public Property ,Authorities Unaware.  Boundry Wall of Medical Sub Centre Illegaly Demolished in Ghat Block. 

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Locals Damage Public Property ,Authorities Unaware. Boundry Wall of Medical Sub Centre Illegaly Demolished in Ghat Block. 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::The boundary wall  constructed for the protection and to determine the boundary of medical Sub Centre at Jijote in block Ghat was demolished by the locals  on the pretext of constructing toilets on the directions of  rural development department block Ghat.
This wall was constructed to  prevent the  entry of animals in the premises of the sub centre.Now the wall has been illegally demolished by the people on the directions of concerned authorities in rural development department block Ghat and a toilet is under construction there.The question arises why the department is demolishing the infrastructures  constructed earlier?The wall was in good condition and a huge amount of money was spent on the construction of this wall. The same stones are being used for the construction of toilet and the concerned agencies intend to loot the money from the …

3 Killed after Sumo plunges into river Chenab at Doda

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3 Killed after Sumo plunges into river Chenab at DodaBY ABID PAMPORI Doda Jully 21:-    At least Three  died when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded off the road and fell into mighty river Chenab near near Garsoo Pul Doda here today. An official said that a Tata Sumo on way to Doda from Charalla side met with the accident near Garsoo in Pul Doda and fell into river Chenab. Three  people were onboard the vehicle, bearing registration number JK06/ 5074 , when the accident took place. All are trapped in the river and rescue operation is launched by Doda Police.Those who are feared to have drowned were identified as Ravi Kumar (Driver) Son of Roshan Lal and Ishtiaq Ahmed (teacher)  Son of Manzoor Ahmed - both residents of Bacharra Chiralla while identity of third passenger could not be established immediately. It is important to mention here that because of the insensitivity of administration, roads in most of the hilly areas of the state have become death traps. Every year hundred…

Shahab conducts tour of several panchayats of Panchayat Loga & Panchayat Lower Bihota *

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*Shahab conducts tour of several panchayats of Panchayat Loga & Panchayat Lower Bihota *Doda: People’s Democratic Party, District President Doda Shahab ul Haque Butt  today conducted exclusive tour of  Panchayat Loga & Panchayat Bihota of Block Marmat of Doda Constituency.Shahab was accompanied with senior party activists including Rashid Zargar,Sajad Ahmed Wani,Mohammad Sayed Wani,Hidayatullah Butt,Abdul Jabbar,and Liyaqat Ali.
The public corner meetings were held to listen the problems and difficulties faced by the People of these far flung areas.During the visit Shahab  interacted with the people who apprised him with many problems and demands including day in payment of wages under MGNREGA, shortage of drinking water, poor medicare facilities and bad condition of roads. The residents projected the demand of construction of a bridge over  Khankha Nallah near Hambal. The bridge is very important for the connectivity of several villages. Shahad on the spot took up the matter …

Abandoned Vehicles Creating Havoc on Doda Ghat Road.       Commuters Suffering Badly, District Administration Mute Spectator 

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Abandoned Vehicles Creating Havoc on Doda Ghat Road. Commuters Suffering Badly, District Administration Mute Spectator 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
 Doda:;  Many abandoned vehicles are lying on both sides of the Doda -Ghat road within the municipal limits especially in Nagri area and the menace of traffic jams on Doda Ghat road  has become a daily routine especially during office hours.  During the school time hundreds of vehicles get stranded due to congestion and the school children suffer badly. Pedestrians are the worst sufferers as they have to wait for long to reach the destination. 
  The concerned authorities are in deep slumber and are least bothered about this grave situation. The abandoned vehicles could have been easily removed from the congested area and kept somewhere else but nobody wants to take the pain. 
 Talking to the news agency Hakeem Ajmal Hussain Natnoo alleged that the traffic authorities are not concerned about the grievances of the people. He informed that despite being in…

Shahab calls on secretary Sport Council. Demands promotion of sports in Doda region.

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Shahab calls on secretary Sport Council.Demands promotion of sports in Doda region.BY ABID PAMPORI DODA : People's Democratic Party District president Doda Shahab ul Haque called on secretary J&K Sports Council Waheed Parra and put forth several sports related demands pertaining to Doda. Shahab apprised the secretary that the sports stadium Doda is yet to complete and it requires more funds and infrastructure. He also demanded to create infrastructure in several far flung areas of Doda to promote the sports spirit among the rural youth. Shahab told the secretary that there is lot of potential in the rural belt of Doda but there is need of exposure and guidance. He also demanded that special coaching camps and tournaments be organised in Doda region to provide better platform for the youth to display their talent.Secretary sports council Mr. Waheed Parra gave a patient hearing and assured the PDP District President of every possible help to promote the sports in the mountainous…

Introductory Meet with Journalists at GDC Doda.  Dr Rafiqi Highlights Various Issues Regarding  Functioning of College. 

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Introductory Meet with Journalists at GDC Doda.
 Dr Rafiqi Highlights Various Issues Regarding  Functioning of College. 
BY ABID PAMPORI  Doda:: Under the guidance of Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi Principal GDC Doda an interactive meet with Chenab Valley Journalists Association was held at GDC Doda today on 5 July 2107. Around fifteen media persons from electronic and print media were present on the occasion where various demands and issues related to the college were highlighted by the principal. Scarcity of land and classrooms, need of an auditorium and two examination halls, illegal parking of vehicles on college road, lack of sanitation around the college premises etc were discussed in detail. The principal requested the media persons to raise these issues through various mediums. The media persons were welcomed by Dr Akhter Hussain Assistant Professor Urdu and a detailed introductory speech was given by the principal. Later on Convener Publicity Wing GDC Doda Dr Ahmad Jamsheed interact…

Bhaderwah  Girl Farhat Shamim  brought laurels and pride for Bhaderwah  Topped selection list of +2 Lect of state 

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Bhaderwah  Girl Farhat Shamim  brought laurels and pride for Bhaderwah 
Topped selection list of +2 Lect of state 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda,JUL 06--- Farhat Shamim Khan D/O  Riaz Ahmed Khan R/ O Gatha village of  Bhaderwah has brought laurels to Bhaderwah town  by topping the list of Plus 2 Lecturers in subject Political Science in whole state   , the list of which was recently declared by Jammu Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) today . Moreover it’s after very long time or for the first time in history of Chenab valley  that candidate of Bhaderwah  has topped the JKPSC list of Plus 2 lecturer (School Education) in open merit. It is pertinent to mention here that Farhat Shamim Khan has got 1st position in Political science in 2015 from Jammu University and  secured 71% marks . she had  also  got 1st position in 12th class by securing  92% in arts stream and  was awarded with Gold medal by state Govt and had qualified NET in political  science. Farhat had also received gold medal in …

College Students Suffer As College Road Turns  Parking Zone 

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College Students Suffer As College Road Turns  Parking Zone BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::The students and faculty members of GDC Doda are facing hardships as the link road leading to Government Degree College Doda has turned into parking zone.  Private vehicles are being parked along both sides of the road and the commuters find it difficult to reach their destination. The college students and staff are affected by the chaos due to the wrong parking of vehicles.
Various social and student organizations have urged the traffic authorities to take immediate necessary action to regulate the movement of vehicles and pedestrians on college road. Speaking to the media president Doda Development Front Ishtiaq Ahmed Dev expressed grave concern over the lack of proper parking space in Doda. He appealed the concerned authorities at the helm of affairs to expedite the measures to curb the menace of wrong parking along college road at the earliest possible. It is pertinent to mention here that Doda town l…

Govt High School,Khara building in shambles, Students hold protest

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Govt High School,Khara  building in shambles, Students hold protest BY ABID PAMPORI Doda,JUL 04--Students blocked the Bhalessa Thatri road near  Khara area  today in protest against the “failure” of the education department  to construct school building of Govt High School , Khara which was damaged four months back .They students were particularly up-in-arms against state government and education department for their “failure to do anything concrete in this regard despite giving assurance several times”. Protesting students demanded construction of school  building without any further delay anywhere in the vicinity of Khara , “so that student won’t face any further hardship in pursuing their studies in a proper manner”.The school has produced a battery of intellectuals among whom several are serving on higher positions in the state , but presently,   this school building is in dilapidated condition and school function under the sky, even without any basic buildings, alleged Kulsoom Ba…

ZEO Bhatyaa accorded a warm and affectionate Send off* *speakers hailed the contribution of the officer towards the department*

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ZEO Bhatyaa accorded a warm and affectionate Send off**speakers  hailed the contribution of the officer towards the department*BY ABID PAMPORI Doda: July 4, Zonal Education Officer Bhatyas Gopal Khajuria, who  was transfered to Kathua accorded a warm and affectionate send off in the office of the ZEO Bhatyas in a function held today, which was presided by SDM Gandoh.  The farewell among others was attended by Tehsildar Chilly Pingal Mehboon Aalam, Mohammed Iqbal Malik pro to Honourable MLA Inderwal, Jamiyat Ali Agha, ZEO Bhalessa, Faried Fani and a large number of teachers and local of area.*President RET Teachers forum Ishaq Rasheed Malik while speaking on the occasion appreciate the meritorious services of the out going officer and thanked him for serving the department with utmost sincerity, dedication and devotion, He  highlighted  role of the officer for his approach and working style whichever always remained focussed over the qualitative growth of education and its long term im…

Hanail- Sheya Dhar Yatra Concludes. 

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Hanail- Sheya Dhar Yatra Concludes. 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: The annual Chandi Mata Yatra from Hanail Gadyari to Shiya Dhar (Chandi Top ) commenced on 27th of June and culminated  on 30th June after paying obeisance at the holy temple of the Deity situated at Shiya Dhar in tehsil Bharath Bagla of Doda district. Despite heavy rains and inclement weather conditions hundreds of devotees including women and children participated in the Yatra with religious fervour and gaiety and the pilgrimage culminated smoothly and peacefully. 
   The Yatra is a historic event and is being  organized  annually by a local organization'Chandi Mata Shardha Sanstha'under the aegis of Chandi Mata Yatra Development Trust (Chandi Top) Shiya Dhar Doda. 
    The holy Mace from the 'Mool Asthan' at Hanail Gadyari is taken to the Holy Temple at Shiya Dhar and after having the holy darshans and performing religious rituals it returns and the Yatra concludes. Thousands of devotees visit this Holy place e…

YSCC kick starts All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017* ACC Kishtwar wins the inaugural tie

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*YSCC kick starts All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017* ACC Kishtwar wins the inaugural tieDoda, July 01: The prestigious All India 13th Gufran Memorial T20 Cricket Championship 2017 commence today at Sports Stadium Doda which was organized by Young Star Cricket Club Doda and sponsored by Rashtriya Rifles Battalion Doda.The tournament was inaugurated by Chief Guest Commanding Officer 10RR Col Mirtunge Upadhya (Sena Madal) along with Assistant Commissioner Development Qazi Akhtar Hussain, ACR Doda Tariq Hussain Naik, 2IC 76 Bn CRPF,  Principal GMHSS Doda Om Parkash Chandail, Dy SP DAR Nazir Ahmed Ganai whereas Chairman Gufran Zaheer Abass Hashmi,  Advisor Dr Tariq Masood, CMO Doda Dr Wajid Ali, Asif Jahan Gattu, Mohd Hanief Shah, Zaffarullah, Mohd Shafi Attu and Shahdab Suharwardy were also present in the inaugural ceremony. Speaking on the occasion, CO 10 RR  called upon the youth of J&K particularly Chenab region to participate in sports activities whole h…