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Why should Muftis, Abdullahs continue to enjoy Z-Plus security cover, ask nationalists
JK Govt spends Rs 100 Cr on security of 'pro-Pakistan politicians'!
2/21/2019 11:16:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: The successive regimes have been spending around Rs 100 crores annually on the security of mainly those politicians who don't shy away from supporting Pakistan even after the deadly attack on the security forces in Pulwama. The "continued and undue security cover, especially to the dynasts who have ruled Jammu and Kashmir for the past over 70 years" has drawn criticism from the nationalist people who find such "extravagance in the name of security, a waste of public money." From Dr Farooq Abdullah to his son Omar Abdullah to Mehbooba Mufti, the successive Chief Ministers have been enjoying Z Plus security for them and their families even when they are out of power. And this huge expenditure is being made despite the fact that such politicians continue to speak about "need for talks with Pakistan" even after the dastardly attack on the security forces in Kashmir that left over 40 jawans martyred. Official sources said over two dozen persons in Jamm...
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Black list leaders with separatist leanings from contesting elections
2/21/2019 11:15:52 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Government withdrawing security of the separatists and the political activists of mainstream parties in Kashmir seems to be an attempt cool down the tempers in the country. Terror attack on CRPF convoy at Lethpora on Srinagar-Jammu highway, which martyred 40 CRPF jawans last week, has triggered outrage across the country. "The security of the separatists and the political activists, who advocate the cause of Pakistan, should have been withdrawn long back. BJP government waited for more than 4 years to take a decision," said an analyst. He said that "since the day BJP led government took over the reins of the country the nationalist people have been screa...
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Top bureaucrats tow their PS along to every new place of posting
Govt turns blind eye to unholy nexus
2/21/2019 11:15:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: It has become a very common feature that whenever tops bureaucrats are transferred and posted at new places by the government, they take their private secretaries with them to new places against the norms. A special order of transfer is executed in favour of Private Secretaries on the recommendations of these bureaucrats within few days after their transfer. These Private Secretaries are the confidants of their bosses and manages everything for them which is the reasons that they are taken by these bureaucrats with them every time. "Few weeks ago, GAD had issued an order of transfers and postings of some top bureaucrats but after two days GAD issued ano...
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Police administration attempts to fix non- performers
Reshuffle of Dy SPs
2/21/2019 11:15:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Large scale transfers and postings of Dy SPs undertaken by the Police Headquarters has been an attempt to revamp the police administration at the ground level and marginalize the non-performers who were found short of professional expectations. Sources in the department divulged that an exercise was conducted to identify the non- performers especially in the wake of recent incidents of violence and communal tension in Jammu following Pulwama terror strike. "Tansfers and postings is a regular process in the police organization. In the recent reshuffle, a screening committee carried out a performance audit of the operational officers of the rank of Dy SPs a...
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Mebooba could not get guts to visit residence of martyr Nazir Ahmed
2/21/2019 11:03:50 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: PDP president and former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti, who claimed herself to only wellwisher of Gujjars, could not muster guts to visit residence of martyr Nazir Ahmed. By not visiting residence of Nazir Ahmed has proved that for PDP terror groups are more important than Gujjars and all martyrs. During her three days stay at Jammu, Mehbooba tried to visit violence affected areas of Jammu but she was not allowed to do so as her visit will vitiate atmosphere. Credible sources said that some Gujjar leaders had asked Mehbooba to visit residence of Nazir Ahmed but her Valley based communal advisors cautioned her against visiting martyr's as her this act...
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Police, Revenue officials fail to act against powerful land grabbers
Despite several communications administration sleeps over the issue
2/21/2019 10:46:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Police and Revenue officials have failed to take action against the alleged land grabber despite scores of written communications sent by the Custodian Department and locals over alleged encroachment on the land owned by the department. Deputy Custodian Evacuee Department, District Rajouri on 11-02-2019 in a communication to the SHO Sunderbani requested him to lodge FIR against the land grabbers but till date no FIR has been registered. "Kindly refer to the Field Inspector Evacuee Property Rajouri's letter No. DFUEP/11/2019 dated 05-02-2019 regarding the subject cited above. In this connection I request that copy of FIR may kindly be furnished to this...
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Waqf Board Employees seeks replacement of CEO
2/21/2019 10:46:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: A section of officials engaged in J&K Muslim Waqf Board has sought replacement of incumbent Chief Executive Officer (CEO), with one who follows Sufism rather than other school of thoughts. Some of the officials, seeking not to be named informed Early Times that the incumbent CEO even skips many important congregations (Urs) of various shrines, due to this difference. "He (CEO) is a basic member of Jamaat e Islami, and he in past had skipped Urs organised in some shrines belong to Jammu & Kashmir Muslim Specified Wakfs and Specified properties", he said and added in similar case instead of being personally present on the occasion of Eid Milad-Un-Nabi (PB...
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Thousands of teachers without salaries for last five months
Govt fails to resolve issues of teaching community
2/21/2019 10:46:27 PM
S T Haq Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 21: Despite tall claims of the government that all the teachers will get regular monthly salaries, thousands of teachers are at the verge of starvation as the government has failed to release their salaries for last over five months. Sources while talking to Early Times said that the concerned authorities of education department have made the lives of thousands of Teachers hell by their indifference. Thousands of Regular Rehbar-e Taleem Teachers (RReTs) have not been provided salaries from past several months, and with the result their families are facing starvation, said sources. Bashir Ahmad, RReT from Budgam district said that, there are thou...
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Students, Businessmen fume over choked internet
Authorities stay inert to Jammu's plight
2/21/2019 10:46:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Netizens, businessmen, students and common citizens of Jammu are questioning administration's move to choke the internet speed in the region in spite of the fact that life returned to normal two days ago. As a precautionary measure, Internet was snapped in entire Jammu region last Friday. However, , it was restored the previous day but with a limited speed not even enough to open a web page leave alone surfing the world wide web. People of Jammu are questioning the administration over its approach in dealing with the situation, accusing it of unnecessarily stirring the equilibrium of Jammu. "When curfew has been lifted and normal life has been restored...
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ACB asks Principal Secretary to initiate enquiry against then I/C MD JK cements
Alleged illegal promotions
2/21/2019 10:45:53 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 21: The Anti-corruption bureau after receiving the complaint of alleged illegal promotions of the then in-charge Managing Director JK cements Atul Sharma, currently posted as MD SICOP, has asked the Principal Secretary to government Industries and commerce department to initiate an enquiry into the matter. According to letter No, ACB Indus-G-2/19-2727-28 Dated 13.02.2019 in possession of Early Times, the ACB has asked the Secretary to get an enquiry conducted into the matter and share the report of same. It is to mention here that the appointment of the said officer as Managing Director Jammu and Kashmir Small Scale industries limited (SICOP) had come in...
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Unemployed youth castigate casual approach of Higher Education department
Despite furnishing affidavit, over 120 contractual lecturers manage extension
2/21/2019 10:45:46 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: The alleged casual approach of Higher Education department has resulted in the extension of services of over 120 contractual lecturers for academic arrangement despite the fact that all have furnished an affidavit for not claiming any regularization. Sources informed Early Times that with the each successive year the number of contractual lecturers engaged on academic arrangement basis and securing status-quo has been increasing. These contractual lecturers have furnished an affidavit attested by first class magistrate for not claiming any regularization of services. "It is upon the department to defend their case in the court of law but due to casual ap...
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ED fails to achieve Samarga Shiksha target as financial year nears end
202 Labs, 238 Computer Rooms, 235 Libraries still under construction
2/21/2019 10:45:39 PM
G S Asgotra Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Despite incessant thrust from Ministry of Human Resource Development to create school infrastructure, the education department has failed to achieve the set target under Samagra Shiksha as the financial year is near to end. Computer rooms, Science Laboratories and libraries are yet to be constructed. Sources informed Early Times that under Integrated Centrally Sponsored Scheme for School Education- Samagra Shiksha which has been launched from 2018, the government sanctioned spree of projects for infrastructure development of either at elementary level and secondary level. "However, the state government has withdrawan sufficient funds for t...
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JK officials to study solar power policies of various states
2/21/2019 10:45:12 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 21: Despite Jammu and Kashmir having second highest potential of solar power, the government has now decided to send teams to various states and study solar power policies there. This shows the non-seriousness of the authorities as they have failed to generate solar power in the state despite having second largest potential in the country. As per the study conducted by the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), J&K has a solar power potential of 111.05 GWp, the second highest in India after Rajasthan that has the potential 142 GWp. Despite that least efforts have been made by the government to harness solar polar in J&K which could have taken out st...
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Lethpora Fidayeen attack likely to cast a shadow on holding of parliamentary, assembly polls in Kashmir
2/21/2019 10:44:18 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 21: The Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) Fidayeen attack on Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) convoy at Lethpora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on February 14 has cast a shadow on the holding of assembly elections in the state. Early Times has learnt from sources that the Fidayeen attack has put a question mark on the overall security scenario in the Kashmir valley with fingers being raised over the holding of assembly polls in the coming months. They said that given this fact there are chances that the assembly elections may not be held in the near future in the state. "Over the past two and half years the situation has been volatile in th...
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Transfer scandal hits Education Department Doda
Teachers demand probe against outgoing CEO
2/21/2019 10:29:50 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 21: Taking strong note of huge transfer scandal by the controversial outgoing Chief Education Officer Doda Mohammad Sharief who gained notoriety for seeking sexual favours from a teacher, the Chenab Valley Teachers demanded immediate inquiry into the matter as well as cancellations of all orders issued by him before demitting his office . Following the outcry, ADDC Doda directed the incumbent CEO Doda to provide all the relevant details pertaining to mass scale transfers issued by him. As per the details available with Early Times, Chenab Valley Teachers federation Doda claimed to have exposed a big scam of transfers of various cadres in the district done by...
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Sentry opens fire after noticing suspicious movement near army camp
DSS seeks revocation of cases against Army jawans
Two persons killed, another injured as landslide sweeps vehicle in Poonch
ASI acquitted of corruption charges
Farooq dismayed over Guv administration's "laid back attitude"
BSF officer shoots self dead in Poonch
Atmosphere for talks with Pak not possible if incidents like Pulwama take place: Omar Abdullah
Police rescues 6 labourers from Nikki Tawi
Nehru gifted POJK to Pakistan: AICTF
SAC approves draft amendments in JK Reservation Act-2014
Forces in Kashmir to get vehicle barriers, laser dazzlers to prevent more Pulwama-like attacks
J&K Grameen Bank organises Financial Literacy awareness programmes
Administration assures accommodation, food arrangements for stranded passengers
Virat Matra Pitra poojan held
VVPAT awareness programme organized
Candle march in respect of CRPF Martyrs' organised
Various organizations take out candle march
Cong pays tributes to CRPF martyrs, holds prayer meet
Natrang's acclaimed Dogri play to feature in National Theatre Festival
AICTF pays tribute to CRPF martyrs
JKNPP alleges BJP scared of Assembly polls
Days of Anti-National in Jammu are over: Slathia
Police registers FIR in 'anti-national' sloganeering case in Nowabad
Pakistan violates ceasefire for third consecutive day
Prosecutirx turns hostile, leads to acquittal of 6 in rape case
Jammu-Srinagar NH closed for 2nd day due to fresh landslides
RPF increases personnel in Kashmir following Pulwama attack
SSP Jammu transfers 28 SIs, 1 ASI
NGPPWF condemns terror attack on CRPF
RJCTU announces state unit
SOS submits memorandum to PM
CPI expresses anguish over terror attack on CRPF
MNP appeals people to maintain peace, brotherhood, harmony
Commissioner Secretary Relief reviews Mahashivratri arrangements
Raina flays Govt for continuing Chakawala Bag LOC trade
Panun Kashmir demands to end cross-LOC trade
JK ReT Teachers forum calls on Secretary School Education Director Samagra
All traditional political parties should be exposed for unrest in State: MPEJ
Saurashtra travel agents decide not to book tour tickets for Kashmir
CGM BSNL reviews operation of various services
AAP castigates new entrants to NC, BJP
JKPSWA seeks abolition of Article 370
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