Anand appointed In-charge JKSPDC for 6 months
GJ Report
Jammu, Feb 2: In the interest of the administration Ajay Anand, In-charge Super Engineer DIQC shall look after the charge of Chief Engineer JKSPDC against available vacancy for a period of six months or till a regular arrangement is made by the Selection cum Establishment Committee.
Thunderous applause greets the launch of Discover Dogri Mobile App
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Jammu, Feb 2: India’s first Dogri mobile Application – Discover Dogri was launched amidst thunderous applause in Jammu on Friday. A technological invention of Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust, under its ‘Save the Language’ campaign, ‘Discover Dogri’ mobile application will now enable the people of Jammu to learn, understand and converse in Dogri.
Apart from providing learning tools, the app also hosts Dogri music and music videos that will now be available at the click of the mobile phone. What’s most interesting in the Discover Dogri App is the ‘Launch your Book’ feature that will also enable writers to showcase their books.
Focused towards learning the language through use- in conversation, writing, reciting or singing or through listening on premise of Shruti and Dhwani, the Discover Dogri App also has English and Hindi word/ sentences translation into Dogri words.
It has Dogri poetry written and recited for easy understanding, and listening. Above all it has Dogri vocal artists and music showcase through audio and music video.
During the event held in collaboration with Cluster University Jammu at Gandhi Nagar Women Collage, Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust, as a part of its ‘Save the Language’ Initiative also unveiled Dogri music video – Aayi Khushboo.
Picturised at the famous Surinsar lake, Aayi Khushboo is penned by Kunwar Viyogiji and the words are adapted into Dance by well-known kathak dancer Sanchita Abrol.
Renowned Dogri singer Jitender Singh Jamwal has lent voice to the music video, while Sambhav Sharma has given the surreal music to it. The music is composed by Madho Sharma.
Discover Dogri App also consists of Dogri Music and videos sung by renowned Dogri singers like Jitender Singh Jamwal, Seema Anil Seghal, Lovely Chandra , Sonali Dogra and many more.
The event began with the inauguration of the digital version of Kunwar Viyogi’s book of Dogri Sonnets – Pehliyaan Banga. Inaugurated by Dean of Academic Affairs Mrs Poonam Dhawan and Trust’s curator for ‘Save the Language’ campaign Aayushman Jamwal, the digital book hosts sonnet recitation by renowned Dogri writers like Prof Lalit Mangotra, Sahitya Akademi award winning writer Chhatrapal, Prof Archana Kesar and many more.
Speaking about the launch of ‘Discover Dogri’ mobile application, Aayushman Jamwal, Advisor Member, Kunwar Viyogi Memorial Trust said: “Only through the youth can the language be sustained, preserved and propagated.
Suketar residents stage protest against water scarcity; block Jmu-Sgr NH
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Jammu, Feb 2: The irate residents of village Suketar today held a strong protest and blocked Jammu-Srinagar National Highway against acute scarcity of drinking water in the village.
Alleging that the village residents are without water from five days, a large number of residents of the village particularly women today assembled at Jammu-Srinagar National Highway near Suketar Morh and started raising slogans against Government, PHE Department and the concerned officials for ignoring their sufferings in the absence of proper water supply besides blocking the National Highway to highlight their grievances thus disrupt the vehicular movement. “We have not taken bath for last many days and are bound to wear dirty clothes, as there is no water in our houses even to wash a handkerchief”, the protesting residents alleged. They demanded action against the concerned officials for not restoring water supply in the area. “Even after our repeated requests the concerned officials did nothing for restoration of water supply in the area”, they said. They demanded the State Government to take proper measures to solve water shortage problem in village Suketar. Later, the dhrana was lifted after the assurances of the concerned authorities that the water supply will restore soon. Those who led the protest included Rajeev Sharma, Davinder Sharma, Ashu Sharma, Amit Sharma and other residents of village Suketar.
Mehbooba, Zulfikar condole demise of mother of Prabodh Jamwal
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JAMMU, FEB 2: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has condoled the demise of mother of Prabodh Jamwal, Editor in Chief, Kashmir Times, who passed away early today.
The Chief Minister conveyed her personal sympathies to Jamwal and Anuradha Bhasin Jamwal and prayed for peace to the departed soul.
Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) and Tribal Affairs, Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali has condoled the demise of mother of Editor in Chief Kashmir Times, Prabodh Jamwal.
The Minister has prayed for peace to the departed soul and conveyed sympathies with the bereaved family.
DIPR condoles with Prabodh Jamwal
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JAMMU, FEB 2: The Department of Information and Public Relations has expressed grief over the demise of mother of Editor in Chief Kashmir Times, Prabodh Jamwal.A condolence meeting was held under the chair manship of Director Information Muneer -ul-Islam today which was attended by all the officers and officials of the Department. The meeting prayed for eternal peace to the departed soul and extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family.