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Ministers give personal numbers only to power brokers, touts
BJP legislators annoyed with inaccessible party ministers
5/2/2016 12:23:32 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 1: There is strong resentment among BJP legislators about style of the functioning of party ministers in the coalition government. And this anger came to the fore during a meeting of the party legislators which was held last week at Gandhi Nagar to form strategy of the party for the coming budget session. BJP legislators in the presence, of state president, Sat Pal Sharma, CA and state general secretary Ashok Koul, took some of the party ministers to task for playing in the hands of power brokers and touts. These MLAs told party leadership nothing has been improved as far as style of functioning of the BJP ministers are concerned. They said after remained out of power from January 7 to April 4, the BJP ministers had started normal behaving with party legislators and workers but after again getting power, they have again turned to their old style of functioning. Some legislators told BJP leadership that it was very difficult to approach party minister...
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PDP-BJP: From ideological opponents to cohesive partners
5/2/2016 12:23:09 AM
Abodh Sharma Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: If Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti vouching for developing Jammu as independent tourist destination and Dy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh inaugurating the winter games event at Gulmarg is any indication, the second innings of the PDP-BJP coalition has taken off at the right note with both partners gelling together to project State Government as one entity rather than a coalition of two ideologically opposed political dispensations. Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's whirlwind tour of Jammu's major tourism projects from Suchetgarh border to Mubarak Mandi and her reiteration to time bound completion of Jammu's hyped tourism projects and Inauguratio...
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Holding of NEET sets CET aspirants into tizzy, state Govt all set to knock doors of SC
5/2/2016 12:23:00 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 1: With hardly 12 days remaining for the holding of Common Entrance Test (CET) for professional courses in the state, the aspirants set to appear in the examination are at crossroads and fear the worse. Following the Supreme Court directive that a single National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) should be held for the under-graduate medical courses, the students who are going to appear for entry into the MBBS course in medical colleges of Jammu and Srinagar are a worried lot. These students fear that their hard-work might go down the drain if the Supreme Court directive is applied in principle in the state. Most of the aspirants fee...
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Major shift in BJP's policy towards Kashmir
'Hurriyat leaders can meet anyone; even Pak'
5/2/2016 12:22:43 AM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, May 1: In an evident shift in ruling BJP's policy towards the Kashmir, Government of India has said leaders representing All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) are just like any other Indian citizen and can meet any leader worldwide. The BJP before coming to the power was taking on the Congress party, PDP and the NC for being soft towards Kashmiri separatists. The BJP had even termed the separatists "anti-nationals" and had been demanding that they should be put behind bars. However, the BJP led Central government has said that Hurriyat can meet any representative from any one in India, be it Pakistan. "But if the Pakistanis decide to mee...
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GMCH authorities sweeping issue below carpet
Cases of reaction due to IV fluid
5/2/2016 12:22:26 AM
Nitesh Sangral Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: Despite panic caused by the increasing cases of reaction to patients while administrating IV fluid, the administration of the GMC hospital is trying to sweep the matter under the carpet and many believe that several meetings in this regard were mere eye wash. Sources at GMC&H Jammu told Early Times that within 10 days atleast three times the fluid, which is procured by Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC) Ltd., had reacted to the patients admitted in the different wards causing panic. "The matter has been brought to the notice of hospital administration as well as officers of Health and Medical Education Department b...
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Two BJP ministers ensure 'premature' transfer of official through PDP minister
Official nailed for being honest, impediment for higher ups ….!
5/2/2016 12:22:18 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: Within a month of occupying the ministerial berths, ministers in PDP-BJP alliance have resorted to practice of grinding their axe in cherry picking the officers of own liking at key posts. Few days ahead of closure of Durbar in Jammu, two senior most BJP ministers worked in one 'direction' to ensure ouster of an official from an important department which fell under the purview of a PDP minister holding very important portfolio. The latter too blindly obliged the BJP colleagues without ascertaining the reason. The official was nailed for the only fault of being honest and his honesty was an 'impediment' for the higher authorities in the department lo...
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MLA unleashes reign of terror, heads forest mafia
Forest department, District administration facilitate his illicit deeds
5/2/2016 12:22:10 AM
Early Times Report Sunderbani, May 1: The reign of terror unleashed by a MLA in this frontier area has made the lives of common people miserable while his goons are indulging in corruption and illegal works. While the state government in its recent reshuffle swiped the departments of Lal Singh and Bali Bhagat , the system deteriorated further. The administrative machinery is openly involved in supporting the scamsters while the MLA's goons are illegal usurping thousands of kanals of forest land in Sunderbani tehsil. Residents of areas adjacent to the encroached land alleged that Forest department officials are involved in the loot while the local MLA is at the helm of affairs who d...
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BJP asks Anupam Kher not to rake NIT Srinagar issue?
Future of non-local students
5/2/2016 12:21:59 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 1: The BJP has, it seems, decided to play with the career of non-local students of NIT Srinagar by not conceding any of their demands, including shifting of NIT Srinagar to Jammu or any other place in the country. Sources close to the Congress MPs, who met with HRD Minister Smriti Irani recently to discuss the NIT issue with her, revealed that "the BJP has asked actor-cum-social activist Anupam Kher to hold himself aloof from the NIT controversy as his Srinagar visit in the second week April had created difficulties for the authorities". What the sources close to the Congress MPs revealed is highly disturbing and it exposes the BJP and its brand of nationa...
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NIT row, BJP ministers and BJP as a party
Fooling nationalists
5/2/2016 12:21:51 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 1: The unscrupulous BJP has done it again. On the one hand, the BJP ministers have been keeping their mouth shut and not uttering a word of sympathy for the oppressed, abused and threatened non-local students of the NIT Srinagar, on the other, party spokespersons like Virender Gupta are issuing statements indicting the authorities and saying that the BJP rejects the inquiry committee report that censured the non-local students and put the entire blame on them for the clashes between them and the local students and police lathi-charge. The BJP on Saturday sought to create an impression that the BJP and the BJP ministers were not on the same page and that the...
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Shoddy police probe leads to acquittal of HM commander, 2 others
5/2/2016 12:17:43 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: Shoddy police investigation has led to the acquittal of a Hizbul Mujahideen commander and his two associates by the court of principal district and sessions judge, Kishtwar. HM commander Firdous Ahmad Mattoo alias Prince of Drabshalla, Kishtwar, had surrendered before police at Shrigupara, Srinagar, on September 3, 2010. On Saturday last, Mattoo along with his two associates Mohammad Yaseen and Zakir Hussain was released by the court due to lack of evidence against them and shoddy police investigation. Though Mattoo was released by police late in the evening after he filled a personal security bonds of Rs 5 lakh, he was taken into ...
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Politics in GMC: Senior doctors want to quit
5/2/2016 12:17:35 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu is known for its 'politics.' Now another case of internal politics has come to fore as some doctors who hold key positions and work as per their wish are compelling some genuine doctors to leave the GMCH Jammu, sources told Early Times. They said, it seems some senior doctors are being compelled to leave the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu due to internal pathetic politics of some doctors-who do not want to run the hospital smoothly and provide best medicare to patients. Reliable sources in H&ME Department told Early Times that some doctors have applied for Non Objection Certifi...
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Establishment of Miran Sahib 33/11 KV receiving station confines DPRs only
5/2/2016 12:17:29 AM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: Establishment of 33/11 KV Receiving Station at Miran Sahib has been confined to Departmental Projects Reports only, as after lapse of two years, when the process was initiated by the department, funds for the purposes yet to be released. According to Citizens Welfare and Development Council (CWDC) President R K Sharma after intervention of then Commissioner Secretary PDD and Deputy Commissioner Jammu, a process for establishment of Receiving Station was initiated, but the project is still does not exist. "After intervention of the Commissioner Secretary PDD, a project report was prepared and submitted to higher authorities' vide letter ...
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Popular Govt snubs hopes of unemployed BDS rekindled by Guv
5/2/2016 12:17:23 AM
Arun Singh Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: The ray of hope kindled during the Governor rule amongst the unemployed Bachelors of Dental Surgeon languishing for employment since 2008 who have been victimized by the successive governments, has been snubbed yet again by the incumbent Government. Sources told Early Times that after 2008, the government did not advertise the post for BDS to accommodate unemployed youths in the government jobs, with the result, the number of unemployed BDS continued to swell in thousands puncturing the tall claims made by government from time to time to remove unemployment. "After the fall of the popular government due to sad demise of the then Chief Mi...
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J&K tops list of adults exposed to tobacco smoking in offices
5/2/2016 12:17:17 AM
Early Times Report srinagar, May 1: The highest proportion of 67.9 per cent of adults are exposed to tobacco smoke in offices, while the number of cigarette smokers in Jammu and Kashmir are more than double than the nationwide prevalence of 5.7 per cent. "A whopping 12 per cent of the population of Jammu and Kashmir smoke cigarette, while 3.8 per cent smoke Bidi and 8 per cent use smokeless tobacco. As many as 26.6 per cent population in Jammu and Kashmir is using tobacco product in one or the other of its form," J&K Consultant for Tobacco Control, Voluntary Health Association of India Afzal Makhdomi today said. He said the highest proportion of 67.9 per cent of adults exposed to toba...
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Old city areas bubble with multiple activities on Special Sunday
5/2/2016 12:16:50 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 1: This Sunday was unusual for Jammuites and especially for the residents of old city area-Raghunath Bazar and Kanak Mandi. The occasion was "Big Street" organized jointly by 92.7 BIG FM and Rotary Club Jammu Tawi, with the support of District Administration Jammu. On this occasion these busy streets were kept vehicle-free till afternoon and were open to public to pursue any sports, fitness and other co-curricular activities on the road apart from shopping and ...
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Udhampur faces plethora of problems
5/2/2016 12:15:36 AM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 1: The people of Udhampur have expressed concern over the blacktopping of covers of man holes. Locals of main Bazar Udhampur including Bharat Chowdhary, Ram Lal, Sahil and others told Early Times that there is very possibility of problems during cleaning the blocked drains from such holes as the lid over them is not seen because same has been buried beneath the coal-tar. They also said that bumps were formed at places where these lids ar...
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Mufti Sayeed is still CM, Aslam Wani Minister on Libraries' website
E-governance in JK , a joke
5/2/2016 12:03:49 AM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report JAMMU, May 1: If the websites related to Chief Minister's office are any indication, one can easily gauge the pathetic state of affairs of e-governance in state, as outdated and inaccurate information is mocking at the officials responsible. A glance at the website of Chief Minister's Secretariat, one will find the photograph of former Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, who passed away in the month of January, besides the website of Chief Minister Monitoring Cell again the photograph of late Mufti is shown. "The Chief Minister's office is highest in the state but outdated information on the website, only signals towards the utter disregard shown by...
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Despite availability of funds, work on 2 PHCs yet to begin
5/1/2016 11:24:39 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report POONCH, May 1: Despite the availability of funds for raising two PHCs (primary health centres) in Mendhar tehsil of the district, public works department (PWD) is alleged to be delaying their construction for 'unknown' reasons. The PHCs were to be raised at Sangiot and Kasblari in Mendhar, official sources said."Their project cost is Rs 1.06 cr and Rs 94 lakh respectively, but the executing agency has so far failed to take up work on any of them," said chief medic...
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Child labour continues with impunity in Samba
5/1/2016 11:24:29 PM
Early Times Report Vijaypur, May 1: Though the authorities claiming to have abolished the menace of child labour, the practice i co.ntinues unabateds in Samba district but authorities concerned are in deep slumber. The under age children can be seen working in various hotels, restaurants, sweet shops, industries and other shops openly. According to the law, no child below the age of 14 can be employed for any type of work and for this; an Act came into force in 1986. However, the laws are o...
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Administration destroys banned Opium in Kishtwar, drive to continue
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5/1/2016 11:23:08 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: A day after "Early Times carried the news titled "Despite ban, opium cultivation continues in Kishtwar "District Administration Kishtwar launched a massive drive against the illegal cultivation of Opium crop in many areas of the District. As per the details available with "Early Times" Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Ghulam Nabi Balwan constituted the team of revenue officials headed by Tehsildar Kishtwar Arun Sharma along with police team from Police Station Kishtwar rush to adjoining areas in and around Kishtwar town and destroyed the Opium crop as well as cannabis crop used for preparation of Charas. When contacted Deputy Commissioner Kish...
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PMSSS continues to be in mess, Students denied scholarships
5/1/2016 11:22:58 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 1: Even after Government of J&K took overall control of Prime Ministers Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS), there are as many as one thousand students admitted during academic session 2014 and 2015 who are yet to get the said scholarships from Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) . These students are facing a lot of problems in various college and authorities are yet to address the issue. The controversial Prime Minister's Special Scholarship Scheme (PMSSS) for J&K students which is in vogue for the last five years . From the session 2013-14 Secretary Higher Education J&K Government has been inducted as an invitee member in Inter Ministerial Co...
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DC Kishtwar gets posters removed from school
Iqbal as Iqbal Singh
5/1/2016 11:22:46 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, May 1: After facing massive public outrage over the portrait of Dr. Sir Syed Mohd Iqbal (RA) installed at multiple purpose hall of Higher Secondary School Boys Kishtwar referring his name as " Iqbal Singh" Principal Parmila Sharma tried to down play the controversy by playing communal and political card through a defamatory massage circulated by her in social media including on a Whatsapp group namely "CEO Kishtwar" created by Ajay Thakur with CEO Kishtwar as co-admin of the group termed the news as politically motivated with potential of spreading a communal disharmony and also used defamatory words against the journalist for carrying the news it...
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NPP's Tiranga Rally no solution to problems confronting people
5/1/2016 11:22:36 PM
Early Times Report. Jammu, May 1: The proposed Tiranga Rally planned by leaders of JK National Panther Party, whose political activities are confined to Jammu posing themselves as saviour of Dogras, to spread the message of national integrity, unity and harmony may be a good gesture but not to ameliorate the lot of people of Jammu who are still treated with disdain and discrimination by successive governments including BJP leaders of Jammu. The media reports emanating in newspaper revealed the plan of Panther party to fight tooth and nail against any disrespect to tricolor and the motherland in the wake of NIT row in Srinagar by projecting party to start Tiranga rally from Lal Quila to L...
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Services of two public prosecutors terminated
Consumers can draw ration of April upto May 5
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MoU for setting up IIT Jammu signed
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75 yr old widow looks after 4 disabled children
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First ever advanced meditation course concludes in Sub Jail Hiranagar
Kakryal Super-speciality hospital announces slew of relief measures for patients
Two bodies recovered in Udhampur district
Indian boy handed over by Pakistan
"Kashmiriyat, Jamhoriyat, Insaaniyat" address Kashmir only, mock rest of State: Chuni
CM bats for cooperation between J-K, Australia in different sectors
Madhu Param Hans delivers spiritual speech
NMC demands Modi to constitute NWC
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Six -day long workshop concludes
Recognize role played by labour class in building economy: Bhalla
IDA to organize CDE on May 8
India-China border meets: Armies resolve to maintain peace
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