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Dussehra , Vijay Dashmi Celebrated Peacefully Across Doda. 

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Dussehra , Vijay Dashmi Celebrated Peacefully Across Doda. 
BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::     The festival of Dussehra that symbolizes the victory of righteousness over evil was today celebrated with religious fervour and gaiety across  Doda district.  At Doda the celebrations began with the taking out Shobha Yatra  and culminated with the burning of the effigies of Ravana, Kumbhkaran, and Meghnath. Large number people from all walks of life participated in the Dussehra procession at  . They chanted mantras and raised slogans of 'Dharam Ki Jai' and 'Adharam ka Nash Ho '.    Reports of celebrating Dussehra and Vijaya Dashmi  have been received from various parts of Doda including  Arnora,  Ghat,  , Birshalla, Koti, Bhagwah, Kastigarh, Dessa, Kuluhand, Seel, Ugad, Dudwah, Shaie, Gadyari, Shiva, Khalleni, Assar and many other places . People prayed for peace prosperity and mutual harmony on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi and greeted each other with good wishes.  Meanwhile many soc…

Govt felicitates girl topper of Doda with gold medal

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Govt felicitates girl topper of Doda with gold medal Mehjoor Altaf has secured 93.20% marks, wants to become IAS officerBY ABID PAMPORI DODA,SEPT 28--- Minister for Education Altaf Bukhari felicitated Doda girl with gold medal for outstanding and excellent performances in academics in 12th class , at a function held at Srinagar here today .Mehjoor Altaf D/o Altaf Hussin Wani R/o Marmat village received Gold Medal from Minister for Education , she has secured 466 marks (93.20%)in 12th class exam from Govt.HSS Girls Doda .Congratulating the Doda student for the laurels won by her Minister also complimented her parents .Talking to this media person Mehjoor said she want to become IAS officer and for that she had already started preparations .

CEO DODA INAUGURATED THREE DAY TEACHER-STUDENT TRAINING WORKSHOP AT GUJJAR AND BAKERWAL HOSTEL (BOYS) DODA

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CEO DODA INAUGURATED THREE DAY TEACHER-STUDENT TRAINING WORKSHOP AT GUJJAR AND BAKERWAL HOSTEL (BOYS) DODA
BY ABID PAMPORI 

Doda; September 28, 2017, The three day Teacher Student training workshop on Popularization of Science activities under ST Plan (Project), Govt. of India” for the teachers and students of different  schools  of Doda District of of J&K begins today at Gujjar and Bakerwals (Boys)  Hostel Doda.The Workshop is the joint venture of Vigyan Prasar, Deptt. Of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, Noida and National Council for Urban and Rural Development Society (NCURDS), Jammu. While giving the details of the program Prof. (Dr.) Ashaq Hussain Chairman organizing committee of the program said that the main purpose of the programme is to foster scientific temperament among the teachers and students while giving the  main stress on Learning by Doing in discharging effective teaching learning process that ultimately will benefits student communities. In the workshop 3…

Cellular Connectivity Extended to Remotest Village of Kishtwar 

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Cellular Connectivity Extended to Remotest Village of Kishtwar 
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda ::Sondar village is an extremely remote village in kishtwar District with very less population.  road connectivity does not exist to sondar.  This remote location in Kishtwar district remains in winters due to poor infrastructure.  The region is so backward that even mobile phone services has not even reached this village. 

 In past four months with the joint efforts of Army and BsNL has led to the installation of BSNL mobile tower at Sondar.  Installation of mobile and the effort required involved enormous coordination between Indian Army and BSNL. 

The stores for the tower,  communication equipment were transported to Sondar over a period of 4 months.  The mobile services Sondar commenced recently and has been a boon for the people of Sondar and surrounding villages.  

This gesture has given immense relief to the population of this remote village of J&K and shall go a long way not only in strengthen…

GDC Doda carried out a massive cleanliness cum awareness drive at District Hospital Doda.

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GDC Doda carried out a massive cleanliness cum awareness drive at District Hospital Doda.BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Under the auspices of hon'ble Prime Minister's call of Swachh Bharat Mission to attain clean and green India by making the country free of garbage, filth and litter NSS Unit of GDC Doda carried out a massive cleanliness cum awareness drive at District Hospital Doda. The event was organised under the supervision of Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi Principal Govt Degree College Doda. A group of 48 volunteers led by NSS programme officer Prof Bashir Ahmed were accompanied by Dr Jamsheed Ahmad and Dr Sarvjeet Singh. The students were divided into small groups and were deputed to various wards and departments of the hospital. They cleaned all the drains and lawns of the hospital premises with great zeal and enthusiasm. One group of students had a bed to bed visit of the different wards where they interacted with the patients and attendants and made them aware about the need of hy…

DDC Doda listens to people’s issues at Goha Marmat

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DDC Doda listens to people’s issues at Goha Marmat BY ABID PAMPORI DODA, SEPTEMBER 27: Deputy Commissioner Doda Bhawani Rakwal today called for prompt redress of public grievances at their doorsteps and effective implementation of government schemes for public welfare and overall development of the district.         The DC was speaking at Public grievance redress camp  convened here   at Goha Village in Marmat area. The district and sectoral officers of all line departments were also present on the occasion.           The local people and adjoining areas gathered and highlighted their problems which were redressed by passing on spot directions to the district officers.         The people of the area apprised the DDC about various demands including maintenance of roads, additional SRTC buses on the route, adequate staff in tehsil Office, augmentation of water and power infrastructure, besides upgradation of PHC to New type PHC with   basic facilities of modern healthcare.       The pe…

Intra-collegiate cricket tournament concludes at GDC Doda.

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Intra-collegiate cricket tournament concludes at GDC Doda.BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Continuing its efforts to engage the youth in co-curricular activities GDC Doda organised a T10 cricket tournament in the college ground. The first warm up match was played between the faculty and the students on 18th September. The week long tournament involved sixteen teams wherein the students showed great zeal and enthusiasm. The final match was played today in which Semester 1st beat Semester 3rd in a thrilling match. Playing first Semester 1st score 62 runs for the loss of six wickets in the allotted 10 overs. While chasing the target Semester 3rd felt short of just 6 runs. Abrar Ahmed was adjudged as man of the match whereas Abid Hussain was declared as man of the series for his spectacular performance.
Principal GDC Doda Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi was the chief guest in the prize distribution ceremony where he awarded trophies and medals to the players of both the teams. At the end of the event the …

TEACHERS-STUDENT TRAINING WORKSHOP CONCLUDED AT GDC KISHTWAR

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TEACHERS-STUDENT TRAINING WORKSHOP CONCLUDED AT GDC KISHTWAR
KISHTWAR; SEPTEMBER 27, 2017: The ongoing three day teacher-student training workshop on Popularization of science activities under ST Plan (Project) Govt. of India which was being organized by National Council for Urban and Rural Development Society (NCURDS), Jammu and Vigyan Prasar, Deptt. of Science & Technology, Noida concluded here at Govt. Degree College Kishtwar today.
The proceedings of the final day of the program which concluded with a colourful valedictory function which was presided over by Prof. Pawan Kumar Sharma, Head Department of chemistry GDC Kishtwar where as Mr. Sureh Kumar Sen, Dy. Chief Education Officer Kishtwar were Chief Guest on the occasion. In the three day program, more than eighty (60) mobile school students and Fourty Five (45) teachers drawn from various schools of Kishtwar participated who were given training and firsthand knowledge regarding various scientific concepts using Nature and ot…

Swachchta Hi Sewa Hai '  Organized by Rural Development Department  Block Gundna .

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Swachchta Hi Sewa Hai '  Organized by Rural Development Department  Block Gundna .BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::The rural development department block Gundna today  held debate and painting cocompetition at Govt HSS Jatheli in connection with  'Swachchta Hi Sewa Hai ' . The program was organized by BDO Gundna Yassir Hussain Wani to create awareness among the students and to spread the message in every nuke and corner of block Gundna. Students from Govt HSS Gundna , HSS  Jatheli & ZENITH PUBLIC SCHOOL Mahall participated in the debate and painting competition.

Social Forestry employees discuss demands

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Social Forestry employees discuss demandsBY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda, Sept 27: Social Forestry Employees of district Doda today organized a meeting and discussed their demands. According to press release, under the leadership of Basharat Hussain Dar District president of SF Division Doda, they discussed various issues of the department. 
In the presidential address Basharat Hussain Dar appealed all the employees to work with dedication and with new momentum collectively ignoring personal benefits considering social benefits.
In the meeting Director Social Forestry J&K was requested for the promotion of employees who are waiting for longer time at an earliest. In the meeting all the employees of SF Division District Doda agreed to give full support to state president of SF employees Mr Firoz Ahmed Batt. 
The officials of the SF executive body District Doda who attended the meeting were M.Amin Sheikh General Secretary, M Iqbal Zargar Vice Secretary, Nissar Ahmed Tehsil President Bhaderwah, Ab…

Prof. Hashmi Assumes Change of Office .    AISF ,DRYWA Hail Him ,

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Prof. Hashmi Assumes Change of Office .     AISF ,DRYWA Hail Him , BY ABID PAMPORI  Doda::Prof. Syed Zaheer Abbass Hashmi, today assumed the Change of Controller Examinations, Cluster University Jammu . He took over the change in  presence of Vice chancellor Cluster University Prof. Anju Basin and Registrar Jatinder Khajuria.  It is pertinent to mention here that after serving as dynamic Principal of GDC Doda and GDC Bhaderwah Prof. Hashmi was appointed as controller of examination by Govt. Of Jammu and Kashmir. Not to forget both the colleges have flourished to new heights under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Hashmi during his tenure. No other principal of both the colleges has achieved yet what he did in terms of developmental work. His appointment is pride and honour to the residents of Chenab valley in general and Doda district in particular.  Mukesh Parihar President AISF National Council Member and Senior Leader has congratulated Prof. Hashmi for his new assignment and has sai…

DIET organized District Level Seminar on Drug Addiction

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DIET organized District Level Seminar on Drug Addiction
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: Today on 25 of Sept.  2017,  District Level Seminar on Drug Addiction was organized by District Institute of Education&  Training.  Doda for the students of Secondary level.  in the programme 22 students participated Tlie programs were coordinated by HoD,  DIET Doda Sh.  Sudesh Kumar Raina with full cooperation of DIET faculty members&  some escort masters&  Teachers from various schools.  1st position was gained by Mr.  Owais Farooq student of 7th class of Govt.  Hs Bhaboor(Ghat),  2nd.  Position went to Kashish Parihar student of 10th class of Govt.  HSS Jatheli&;  rd.  Position was gained by Miss Nadia Butt student of 9th class of Govt.  HSS Malothi The winning students were honoured by presenting trophies and the rest of the participating students were presented with participation certificates.  Besides,  the awareness regarding Child Abuse was also generated among the students and escort…

GHSS Gundna Organises One Day RMSA Tour

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GHSS Gundna Organises One Day RMSA Tour
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::One day tour was orgasised by principal GHSS Gundna in collaboration with staff and students under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan at Bhaderwah Hydel Project Sartingal. The officials of the Power development department adresses technical presentation and importance of Hydro projects in Chenab Vally. students also visits Nalthi,Fishpond and Mata Chandi Temple ,where they were guided by staff and management commitee. The principal of the GHSS Gundna Mr K L Sharma along with Mr Mohd Sharief master emphasized the students to make their tour successful. Principal of the school appreciate the meritorious services of science teacher Mr Imtayaz ahmed Sheikh serving the department with utmost dedication and devotion.He highlighted role of the teachers for their approach and working style whichever always remained focussed over the qualitative growth of education. Staff, students and parents thanks principal for arranging such val…

Prof. Hashmi Assumes Change of Office .        AISF ,DRYWA Hail Him ,

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Prof. Hashmi Assumes Change of Office .    AISF ,DRYWA Hail Him ,BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Prof. Syed Zaheer Abbass Hashmi, today assumed the charge of Controller Examinations, Cluster University Jammu . He took over the change in  presence of Vice chancellor Cluster University Prof. Anju Basin and Registrar Jatinder Khajuria. It is pertinent to mention here that after serving as dynamic Principal of GDC Doda and GDC Bhaderwah Prof. Hashmi was appointed as controller of examination by Govt. Of Jammu and Kashmir. Not to forget both the colleges have flourished to new heights under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Hashmi during his tenure. No other principal of both the colleges has achieved yet what he did in terms of developmental work. His appointment is pride and honour to the residents of Chenab valley in general and Doda district in particular. Mukesh Parihar President AISF National Council Member and Senior Leader has congratulated Prof. Hashmi for his new assignment and has said that…

NSS unit of GDC Doda observed NSS foundation day

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NSS unit of GDC Doda observed NSS foundation day
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: today on 24th September 2017 under the supervision of Principal GDC Doda Dr Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi. The event was celebrated in two phases. In the first phase watering of trees was done in which students under the guidance of NSS programme officer Prof Bashir Ahmed watered around 50 trees. In the second phase cleanliness drive was carried out in the entire college campus. NSS volunteers cleaned all the drains and lawns of the college with great zeal and enthusiasm. They further cleaned  various class rooms and laboratories of the college. After the culmination of the activities Dr Rafiqi congratulated the programme officer and the volunteers. He stressed upon the  students to work for social causes and aware the general public about hygiene and it's importance. The principal further gave directions to the programme officer to conduct field tours and organise village adoption camps. At the end of the event refre…

PMGSY Roads in Shambles. 

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PMGSY Roads in Shambles.  BY ABID PAMPORI  Doda::The prestigious PMGSY scheme has totally failed to fulfill its aim in hilly areas. Various road projects started a few years ago have not been completed till date and the condition of road from Malothi to Gajoth and Senai to Dugli  is miserable .Both the roads were to be constructed in the shape of circular road but despite laps of more than 15 years both the roads have not been completed yet.      The Chief Engineer R & B  Jammu zone  had  promised to the people of adjoining areas  that the construction of these roads is likely to be started during holy Navratras, but  no such works have yet been started .       The inhabitants of these villages have complained  that they face many hardships due to the dilapidated condition of these roads.  The roads have become a nuisance for the commuters  especially in rainy season.

Commencement of PTM at HS Mangota.  

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Commencement of PTM at HS Mangota.  BY ABID PAMPORI Doda,  Sept.  22. An appreciable step in field pf quality education was taken at HS Mangota  by the commencement of Parent Teacher Meeting at the school.  The Headmaster Mr.  Safdar Khan laid special emphasis on education, cleanliness and security of the wards at the school.  He belonging to the same region shares a special pain for the area and thus painstakingly works for the uplifting the educational standards.  Conducting parent teacher meeting is an appreciable step in favour of the students.  HM while interacting with the parents made them aware about the benefits of education and urged them to send their wards to school in any condition.  He requested the parents to take proper care and a routine check that if the child is studying or not.  He emphasized on the importance of hygiene and thus spread awareness among the masses to keep their wards clean and then send them off to school.  HM shared his number with the locals to en…

Girls brought  laurels to Govt HSS Mohalla.

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Girls brought  laurels to Govt HSS Mohalla.
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::Three girls of Govt higher secondary school Mohalla namely Rabia banoo, Sahiba banoo and Yogi parihar brought laurels to the school by winning three gold medals in state level taekwondo championship recently held in budgam district of kashmir. All the three girls now have been selected for the nationals. All the staff members congratulated the girls   and wish them good luck for the national level competition which is going to held in kerala in next month.
Principal of the school S Daljeet singh showers full priases to PET Smt Rajni Devi for training the girls, identifying the potential of girls and making them more competent and finally winning the Gold medals. Aehraz latif teacher also congratulated the girls and wish the all them best for nationals.

Winds of terror and fear blowing in Doda district due to braid cutting incidents Fear in women, DRYWA 

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Winds of terror and fear blowing in Doda district due to braid cutting incidents
Fear in women, DRYWA 

BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::Since past two weeks there has been an increase in braid cutting incidents in 
Chinab Valley  and the associated villages due to which people especially women are afraid.Rumors are also on the sky.
 In concern with this matter, District Magistrate Doda Mr. Bhavani Rakwal has taken an crucial step and has regulated Article 144 in the town and outsiders like pheriwalas  laborers etc are strictly prohibited to move or reside freely in the town. 
President DRYWA Farid Ahmed Naik has appreciated this act of District Magistrate by saying that there has been many outsiders residing in the town without any permission from the authority and this makes a case to doubt the outsiders.
 President of  District Rural Youth Welfare Association Doda Mr. Farid Ahmed  Naik has said that DC Doda has taken an important step which should be appreciated and wished that this article should …

AROGYA FOUNDATION OF INDIA Organizes Free Medical Camps Across Chenab Valley.

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AROGYA FOUNDATION OF INDIA Organizes Free Medical Camps Across Chenab Valley.

BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Arogya Foundation of India supported by  IRCON INTERNATIONAL LIMITED organized free Medical and Heath Awareness Camps under  'Rishi Kashyap Swasthya Seva Yatra'  across Chenab Valley.

Dr Harish Anand Seh Youjna Pramukh  Arogya Foundation of India also visited the areas where these camps were organized and doctors and Medical students from various medical colleges and universities across the country provided free medical check up and counseling to the needy in rural areas of Doda, Bhaderwah and Kishtwar. 


A total of thirty doctors and fifty medical students including the local doctors besides paramedics from Health and Family Welfare Department Doda provided free medical facilities and health awareness to  2700 patients during  these camps organized at fifteen places in rural areas of Doda, and Kishtwar districts.

In Doda district the free medical camps were  held at Gwalote …

Bridge on Doda Ghat Raod A Distant Dream .

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Bridge on Doda Ghat Raod A Distant Dream .
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda:: Four years on, the people of Ghat and other villages are awaiting completion of a bridge on Ghat Nullah. The villagers risk their lives while crossing the Nallah especially in the rainy season when the Nullah swells.

Situated just one and half km from the district headquarters, the Nullah is a big challenge for the villagers, especially commuters, who have to cross it daily to reach their destinations. It becomes more dangerous during the rainy season as flash floods are a routine affair.

The construction on this prestigious 24.7-m motorable girder bridge was started in 2013-14 during the Congress regime, but after the change of the government, only two pillars have been erected till now.

AISF national council member and senior leader Mukesh Parihar said, that the work on the bridge is going on at snail's pace. In five years, only two pillars have been erected. The Ghat-Doda road is completely unsafe for commuters and…

GDC DODA organises rally on Sawachta hi sewa Hai

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GDC DODA organises rally on Sawachta hi sewa HaiBY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Today on 19 September 2017, Government Degree College Doda organised a rally on the theme “SWACHHATA HI SEVA HAI”. All the students of the college and  faculty under the supervision of the principal of the college, Dr. Shafqat Hussain Rafiqi took part in the rally. The NCC students of senior division army and naval wing along with other students  organised a cleanliness drive in and around the college campus. Later on a rally of  the students marched through the streets of Doda city carrying placards and banners regarding the theme. The students resorted to catchy phrases and sloganeering to sensitise the people and displayed a sense and responsibility for cleanliness and Clean India. They pledged to keep the surroundings clean and to preserve the environment. After a long march the rally culminated in the college where the principal appreciated the role of the students, faculty and NCC officer Prof Babu Ram for mak…

Chief Education Officer Doda along With Zonal Education Officer Bhagwah  paid surprise visit to HSS Dessa*

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Chief Education Officer Doda along With Zonal Education Officer Bhagwah  paid surprise visit to HSS Dessa**BY ABID PAMPORI* Doda::Today on dated 18-09-2017 the Chief Education Officer Doda paid surprise visit in HSS Dessa of Bhagwah Zone which is near about 60 Kms from District Headquarter. During the visit it was found that Principal and most of Teaching as well as non teaching staff members were  unauthorisedly absent from the duty. 
During the visit the Chief Education Officer Doda also assessed the academic performance of the students which is found unsatisfactory. 
Taking the strong cognizance  of performance of students and   unbecoming behaviour of Principal and staff of HSS Dessa, salary of the whole staff has been kept withheld clothed with explaination thereof However  the case of Principal HSS Dessa and absentee Lecturers  have been recommended to the higher authorities  for taking stern action.During visit they also visit in PS Gujjar Basti and UPS G Gai and also distributed…

Real Face of Education Department Doda   School Children Engaged in Domestic Work by Teachers. 

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Real Face of Education Department DodaSchool Children Engaged in Domestic Work by Teachers. BY ABID PAMPORI Doda::Amazing it may sound but it is a reality that even in the 21st century children are deprived of their basic rights and forced by the teachers to become labourers.
The students of Government High School Chill in Kastigarh tehsil of Doda district were seen carrying heavy loads and heading towards the residence of their teacher during school hours . 
 Instead of being taught in the school the innocent children are being forced to do domestic work by none other than their teachers. District Rural Youth Welfare Association (DRYWA ) NGO has strongly condemned the unlawful act of teachers of H S Chill and demanded strict action against the erring teacher and urged the concerned authorities to initiate  enquiry into the matter and the culprits to be dealt sternly. 
 Talking to the news agency chairman of DRYWA Farid Ahmed Naik said that it is very unfortunate that the rights of our c…

DIE organizes district level quiz competition

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DIE organizes district level quiz competition
BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda, Sept 13: District level quiz programs in Science & Social Science subjects were organized by District Institute of Education& Training, Doda the students of schools of the district participated in the programs. The grams were coordinated by HoD DIET Doda Sudesh Kumar Raina with full cooperation of DIET faculty members inaugurated both the quiz programs, He encouraged for their active participation in such kind of programs. Royal Academy Islamia High School bagged first position. The winning teams were honoured by presenting trophies and the rest of the participating teams were presented with paricipation certificates by principal DIET Doda District Institute of Education& trainings Doda.

CHENAB GROUP OF CIVIL SOCIETY DODA (J&K) HELD PROTEST at DODA

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CHENAB GROUP OF CIVIL SOCIETY DODA (J&K) HELD PROTEST at DODA BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda::Chenab Group Of Civil Society Doda held a protest demonstration against the brutal Killings of Burma Muslim The protest was held at old bus stand Doda in which People belongs to Different organization Media person And Members of civil Society Condemned the inhuman act by the Burma's Army and the both People Who are involved in the killing against the innocent of Rohangia Muslim the protester took out strong procession which passes through different bazaars of Doda and culminated at old Bus Stand Doda. 
speaking to the huge gathering the members appealed to the Amnesty International ASIA Watch and other Human Right Organization to pressuring Burma Government to stop the killing and genocide beside Migration of Rohangia Muslims and send their representative to asses the ground level situation in the Burma and appeal World Community to take immediate Step for Remedial Measure otherwise Situation wi…

Bhaderwah professor honoured with Bharat Jyoti Puraskar

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Bhaderwah professor honoured with Bharat Jyoti Puraskar                        

BY ABID PAMPORI DODA,SEPT 05::Prof.(Dr.)Javaid lqbal  HOD Botany Govt. PG college Bhaderwah brought Laurel to the college & jk state for getting a highly prestigious & coveted "BAHARAT JYOTI PURASKAR"for meritorious services ,outstanding performance, remarkable role & exemplary services in higher education deptt.The nomination for this prestigious award   is based on extensive survey  and nomination by competent authority to identify the dynamic men and women  of the country .The award has been given in recognition of my services & this will help me to work with more zeal and enthusiasm Dr. Javaid said.This award is also an honour to my parents & teachers who sharpened my intellect,he said . The people from fields of higher education, politics, research ,cine stars & Social services   55 in number were awarded on the occasion at new Delhi.Dr. Javaid has been earlier also…

Markets abuzz ahead of Eid-ul-Azha across chenab region  Eid shopping gaining momentum 

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Markets abuzz ahead of Eid-ul-Azha across chenab region Eid shopping gaining momentum BY ABID PAMPORI 
Doda, : Markets across Jammau and Kashmir State particularly in erstwhile Chenab region presents festive look ahead of Eid-ul-Azha celebrations. With the less than 48 hours before Eid ul Azha, the people can be seen thronging shopping malls and cattle markets. The Eid shopping has finally gained momentum here at almost all the major markets and bazaars of erstwhile Chenab region including Doda, Kishtwar, Bhaderwah, Thathri, Gandoh and Ramban areas whereas people are seen rushing to buy dresses, household items and sacrificial animals. Women are busy in buying clothes, footwear, cosmetics, sweaters, coats, henna, bangles and other items while men are visiting makeshift cattle markets to buy sacrificial animals for their Eid ul Azha sacrifices. Big crowds of girls were witnessed on thursday evening on clothes and cosmetic shops in various areas of city. Shopkeepers have decorated their …