Army organises first aid drive

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 13 Army on Thursday organised an awareness drive on First Aid and Snake Bite for students and locals at Haribudha, Poonch. The drive was to increase awareness amongst the locals regarding the importance and relevance of First Aid procedures and action to be taken in case of a Snake Bite. The

Nandni Chool to be developed as tourist spot: Tantray

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 12 Member Legislative Assembly Haveli, Shah Mohammad Tantray on Tuesday visited Loran and held a series of public meetings. Addressing the locals, the MLA said that the tourism potential of Loran and it’s adjoining areas will be tapped to its full potential. “Upcoming Loran-Tanmargh road project will act as a key

DC discusses arrangements for Buddha Amaranth Yatra

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 11 Deputy Commissioner Poonch, Tariq Ahamed Zargar, who is also chairman of Buddha Amaranth Shrine Trust, chaired a meeting to review arrangements for the Buddha Amarnath Yatra here today.Members of the Shrine Trust and senior officers of the district administration attended the meeting. The meeting held threadbare discussions on various arrangements

Distt Poonch fixes July 15 vaccination date for Haj pilgrims

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 11 In an official notification issued here, the district administration today informed that date of vaccination-oral, polio, and seasonal influenza vaccine for Haj pilgrims is fixed for 15th July 2017. The selected Haj pilgrims 2017 of tehsils (Mendhar, Mankote and Balakote) of district Poonch would be vaccinated at SDH Mendhar, while

19th Mahan Gurmat Samagam concluded at Dehri Sahib

Newspoint Bureau Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 9 19th Mahan Gurmat Samagam was celebrated with great religious fervor at Gurudwara Yadgar Sant Bhai Bahadur Singh Ji, situated nearby Line of Control (LoC), Chakkan Da Bagh, Dharamsal Khari, Poonch today concluded.Gurmat Samagam is organized every year for duration of about one and a half months upto first week of July.

National Lok Adalat settles 553 cases in Poonch

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 8 National Lok Adalat, held under the aegis of District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) today amicably settled nearly 553 different types of pending and pre-litigation cases across the district and brought relief to ordinary litigants. Revenue amounting to Rs 5277542 was realized in the said Lok Adalat. Four benches were constituted

District admin provides relief to cross border firing victims

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 8 Deputy Commissioner, Tariq Ahmed Zargar along with SSP , Rajiv Kumar Panday, SDM Mendhar and other officers from police and civil administration today visited village Chunghan (Mendhar ) to express solidarity with the family of the army jawan and his wife killed in cross border firing Pertinent to mention here

Awareness lecture on “Swachh Gaon” organised at Daraba

Newspoint Bureau Poonch, July 6 An awareness lecture on “Swachh Gaon” was organised at Village Daraba in Poonch district by the Army, today. The lecture was to spread awareness amongst the locals of Daraba about personal hygiene, sanitation and cleanliness of the houses and surrounding areas. The lecture was conducted as part of the ‘Swachh