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'Pak paving way for pan-Islamist terror groups in Kashmir'
7/21/2019 12:31:39 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Things in Kashmir are assuming alarming proportions. Reports emanating from important quarters suggest that "Kashmir's internal turmoil has now assumed the shape of a fight to dominate the Jihadi space in the region by the pro-Pakistani and pro-Caliphate terror groups". "In the 90s, hundreds of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (pro-azadi) militants got killed by tip-off provided by Hizbul Mujahideen. Today, the affiliates of ISIS and Al-Qaida in Kashmir, ISJK or Wilayah-al-Hind and Ansar Ghazwat ul-Hind (AGuH) are now vying for the same space which once was a turf war between pro-azadi and pro-Pakistan groups," a report quoting a senior police officer said. As per the report, "the Pakistan-backed terror outfit Hizbul Mujahideen had last month killed an Islamic State of Jammu and Kashmir (ISJK) terrorist". It also said: "Following the killing, the ISJK declared that the Pakistan-backed terror outfits in the valley were traitors to the cause of Is...
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IAF can do all-weather bombing
7/21/2019 12:31:32 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Indian Air Force (IAF) can do all-weather bombing. This is the latest from Air Chief Marshal (ACM) B S Dhanoa. This must inspire the nation. It should also send a clear message to the rogue state of Pakistan that any misadventure on its part could lead to its total destruction. Speaking on the capabilities developed by the since the 1999 Kargil war was fought between India and Pakistan, ACM BS Dhanoa has said that "based on coordinates, the IAF can do all-weather bombings through clouds very accurately". "In 1999, precision bombing capabilities were operationalized only on the Mirage-2000 aircraft. Now all aircraft, Mirage, Su-30, Jaguar, MiG-29 and...
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Amid rising accidents, SRTC plan to start night service can prove 'disservice'
7/21/2019 12:31:26 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Even as the accidents have been rise on the national highway and around 50 persons were killed only last month, the government plan to start night bus service on the Srinagar-Jammu highway has drawn flak from experts who fear that the "service may prove deadly." As per the government, "For the comfort of commuters, Jammu and Kashmir State Road Transport Corporation (JKSRTC) has decided to start night service from Jammu to Srinagar and vice-versa after 15th August 2019." The decision was taken during a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Transport Department Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon. MD JKSRTC, RTO Kashmir, SSP Srinagar, SSP Traffic Srinagar, and other ...
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Kalakote BMO loses command over erring staff, people suffer
7/21/2019 12:31:18 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Leaving the public on the mercy of God, the night duty staff for Community Health Centre (CHC) Kalakote disappears just after marking the attendance. Sources informed Early Times most of the night duty staff prefers to leave hospital by 11pm and it happens almost daily. "The overstaying BMO Kalakote, who joined here in May 2015, who himself remains out of station most of time, has lost control over the staff", they said, adding that the local staff members have turned truants. "You will find, only one paramedical staff member here in night hours, even sometimes, nursing orderly manages entire hospital, few days back, a complaint was sent to ADC Kala...
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Now, PDP's north Kashmir leaders peeved at party
ET report vindicated again
7/21/2019 12:31:09 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Senior PDP leader Nizam-ud-Din Bhat came out with a statement on Saturday, vindicating an Early Times report that brought to fore the widening wedge between him and his party. Bhat, a veteran PDP leader who quit journalism back in 2005 to join PDP, said that the party was facing challenges and it was the primary responsibility of the party top brass to ensure that the party is not allowed to be disarrayed. "People's Democratic Party is faced with challenges. I wish that it sails through the difficult time and emerges stronger than before. It is primary responsibility of party patron and the president to ensure that the party is not allowed to be disarra...
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PDP's ex-MLC Firdous Tak, ors booked for 'hate speech'
7/21/2019 12:30:59 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report KISHTWAR, July 20: Kishtwar police on Saturday registered an FIR against a former People's Democratic Party legislator and some other party members for making provocative speeches during a protest rally held after the Friday prayers against the government's plan to strengthen the Village Defence Committees. As per details available with "Early Times," the police registered an FIR (No. 163/2019 U/S 120-B and 153-A) against Firdous Ahmed Tak, the ex-PDP MLC, Wasil Doolwal, the party's youth president for Kishtwar, and others. However, no arrest has been made by the police. "An information was received at police station Kishtwar that Firdous Tak along wit...
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Understand importance of elections, your vote: Munish to people
7/21/2019 12:30:45 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: Editor Early Times, Munish Gupta, on Saturday asked people to take the forthcoming Assembly elections seriously. Carrying forward his mass contact programme in different areas, Munish said, "All of us need to understand the importance of elections and our vote. By casting our vote in favour of any candidate we provide him/her with an opportunity to represent us for the past five years." "People who have represented us during all these years have failed to l...
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Will distribute my salary among needy'
7/21/2019 12:30:17 AM
Early Times Report Jammu: Editor Early Times, Munish Gupta, has said that if he wins the forthcoming Assembly elections from Gandhi Nagar constituency he would distribute his monthly salary among the needy people in his constituency. "It's my promise to you people that besides carrying out development work, I would distribute my salary among the needy people. I assure you that I would not take any money from anyone, nor would I remain inaccessible. Whenever you need me I will be available," Munish said. ...
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Agents calling shots in ARTO office Samba
7/21/2019 12:30:07 AM
Early Times Report SAMBA, July 20: The agents system is rampant in ARTO office Samba, with the authorities concerned looking the other way. According to sources, many unauthorized agents are operating in the ARTO office Samba, but the authorities concerned have failed to taken strict action against them. "Dozens of unauthorized agents are working in the ARTO office. Also, one unauthorized agent is working inside the office. The ARTO Samba is aware of the issue, but instead of taking action against the agent, he openly gives shelter to the agent who sits in the ARTO's personal office," said sources. They said that when the ARTO is unable to operate the online portal of MVD site, he seek...
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MPW suspended for corruption, release of payments under PMAY without construction of house
7/21/2019 12:29:53 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report KISHTWAR, July 20: Taking a strong note of non execution of construction of houses on ground under Pradan Mantri Awas Yougna (PMAY), a centrally sponsored scheme wherein Government of India provided Rs.1.50 lakhs to every beneficiaries falling in Below Poverty Line (BPL) for construction of house, Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) suspended MPW Dilshad Ahmed for releasing the said amount in favor of three beneficiaries who did not constructed the houses on ground. As per the details available with "Early Times" the accused MPW Dilshad Ahmed Lone in association with the three beneficiaries with malafide intension release the payments in favour of ...
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'We will vote for change, vote for Munish Gupta'
ET Editor's mass contact prog reaches Sector 1, 2 Trikuta Nagar
7/21/2019 12:01:37 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 20: Continuing his mass contact programme, Munish Gupta, editor Early Times, on Saturday interacted with residents of Sector 1 and 2 of Trikuta Nagar. The residents raised various problems faced by them in their areas including choked drains, deplorable roads and streets, damaged streetlights, lack of containers for garbage, etc,. Munish assured them that he would bring a new system of governance and corruption-free delivery of public services if he's electe...
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CB files chargesheet in financial fraud case in Poonch
7/20/2019 11:33:37 PM
Jammu,July 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Police's Crime Branch today filed a chargesheet against six persons arrested in connection with alleged huge financial fraud in Poonch district of the state, police said. The chargesheet was filed in a local court against Tariq Mehmood, his wife Shazia Kousar, Zaffar Iqbal, Zaheer Abbas, Imtiaz Ahmad and Murtaza Ahmad -- all residents of Mendhar tehsil, a police spokesman said. He said all the six accused are presently in judicial custody. "The case pertains to huge financial fraud committed by a non-banking financial company in the name and style of 'Hables-e-Commerce Private Limited' run by the six accused persons. Huge amounts were deposited by the pe...
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Daily wagers, consolidated employees worried as Govt seeks details from Deptts
7/20/2019 11:33:10 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, July 20: Apprehensions are brewing among the daily wagers and consolidated employees as the government has sought details about them from the departments. There are 60,000 workers, contractual, consolidated, and daily wagers working in government departments. "Among them hundreds are political appointees and are under the scanner," an official said. Now the government has sought details about them. Such an action has worried consolidated employees and daily wagers that they may be thrown out from the departments. "In order to have firm figures of consolidated workers who are working on monthly remuneration less than the minimum daily...
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Yusmarg , Doodhpathri in shambles as CEO posts remain vaccant
Heaps of solid waste lying scattered
7/20/2019 11:33:03 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 20: The twin tourist destinations of Yusmarg and Doodhpathri are witnessing a huge rush of people from last more than a month. On an average 5000 to 8000 people mostly locals throng these places which has resulted in accumulation of huge plastic and other solid waste thus chocking both these tourist destinations. The local tourism development authorities are unable to address this menace with the result heaps of plastic waste and other solid and semisolid waste can be seen scattered here and there. Interestingly both the posts of Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) remain vacant in Yusmarg and Doodhpathri and right now the posts are being held by Executiv...
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SDH Tangmarg lacks facilities, needs permanent post of MS
Centrally located hospital near tourist spot needs immediate attention
7/20/2019 11:31:53 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 20: The promises by the previous regimes have remained on papers only, so the people remain with a hope that their difficulties will be resolved with utter most responsibility and tourist also feel hesitated to visit at SDH Tangmarag as the centrally located hospital on tourist place lacks basic facilities. According to locals of Tangmarag area that they have been demanding for creation of consultants so that health care problem could be ...
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Militancy in Kashmir would be wiped out soon: Rajnath Singh
7/20/2019 11:31:15 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 20: The operation all-out in Kashmir will continue as the militancy in the Valley will be wiped out soon, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said today. Singh was on a day-long visit to Jammu and Kashmir. Accompanied by Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh, Chief of Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat and the General Officer Commanding (GOC) in Chief Northern Command Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, Defene Minister visited Kargil War Memorial at Drass today. Singh commenced his visit by laying a wreath in memory of the slain of Operation Vijay at the Kargil War Memorial, which was followed by observing of one minute silence as a mark of respect for the fall...
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Expiry medicine seized in Mendhar, offender on run
7/20/2019 10:35:49 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, July 20: People of Qasam Nagar and Jabba of Mendhar in Poonch district were shocked to know that the Ayurvedic medicine they had been consuming was expired while they were also duped for the scheme they were eyeing to get 'large benefits'. Sources said that a shop run with the name 'Smart India Pvt. Ltd.' allegedly used to sell expiry Ayurvedic medicine while the owner had also lured the locals with some bonus scheme. The owner would ask the people...
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Insanitation, dilapidated roads irk residents of Nanak Nagar Sec-11
BJP, Congress leaders' political rivalry hamper development
7/20/2019 10:35:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 20: BJP and Congress leaders' political rivalry has been adversely hampering the development of Nanak Nagar Sec-11 due to which the residents have been facing several civic amenities which remain unattended. Continuing his mass contact programme, Munish Gupta, Editor Early Times, who would be contesting upcoming assembly elections as an independent candidate from Gandhi Nagar constituency met with the residents of Sec-11 of Nanak Nagar and informed them about ...
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