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Breaking News :   Back to back statements on no dialogue with separatists widen gulf between PDP, BJP | Separatists divide JK's coalition partners | Ex-SMC chief's son runs hospital sans basic facilities | BOSE gives air ticket to junior official, senior travels by road | 'Highly paid' IT men struggling to ban social sites in Kashmir, finds no option to VPN | Some BJP ministers working for their own interests: RSS leaders tell Amit Shah | Scholar parachutes at CUJ, heads 2 deptts | 'BJP ministers Congress men in BJP' | Despite huge funding, Gandhinagar Hospital lacks BCS lab | Govt move to collect household waste in segregated form fails to take off | Girl ends life after 'poor' performance in exams | NC playing a dangerous game for votes | Jammu's pvt schools 'fleece parents' | 'Govt should come out with clear policy to fix fee of private institutions ' | PM Modi gives a miss to 'kashmir situation' in Mann Ki Baat today… | Fruit growers accuse govt of ruining industry | Fulfill your Election promises: Harsh to Amit Shah | Militants fired upon 'Bhartiya Modi Army' leader in Pulwama, critical | Civilian dies, eight others including 5 cops sustain injuries in grenade attack at Khanyar | Pvt security guards, the most exploited lot | In 2 years, director Information changed 7 times, Dir Edu Kashmir 5 times | Ups and downs in LoC trade | Bukhari tears into BJP, says preconditions for talks not viable | Forest deptt acts tough, evicts encroachers from 45 kanals of land | Locals stages protest demonstration, stop construction work of Marog-Kela Morh tunnel | Chief Secretary chairs maiden meeting with Civil & Police administration | Bukhari tears into BJP, says preconditions for talk not viable | KPC condemns Kashmir Bar Association petition in SC over present Kashmir mess | SDM Thanamandi places doctors absent on duty under suspension | 4 hunters held with guns, cartridges | Samba police foils bovine smuggling bid | Police begin probe into boy's suspicious death | Alleged narco smuggler denied bail | JU spends Rs16 lakh on Standing Counsels in litigation: NSF | Traffic Police to seize vehicles parked on roadsides | AoA pivotal, broadly accepted document : PDP | Mughal road remains closed for 2nd day, Kashmir highway through for traffic | NPP condemns Farooq Abdullah for Kupwara remarks | Sessions judge transferred, 4 promoted | Weather turns pleasant after early morning chill in Kashmir | Classes to remain suspended in 2 GHS schools today | Refrain from lowering soldiers' morale: Centre to Farooq Abdullah | Excise sleuths conduct raids | Keeping structural material on roads to attract Rs 50,000 fine | NKRSNS demands probe into conspiracy against MLA | Parliamentary Committee on External Affairs visits Leh | AIKS Trust holds meet at Jagti | Violence has forced state and central agencies to go slow on development projects | Provide IDP (internally displaced persons) Status to 1947 POJK Dp's | Kashmir: Tough posture by centre is step in right direction | Save Khair from entering in the Red Book | Model Academy celebrates spring festival | Students to participate in International Grading Exam | Ibtisaam Hakla secures 441/500 in Class XII | Dalhousie Hilltop School launches Global Exchange Program | Capacity Building Programme on ICT organized at MHAC | VFI nominates Magotra as Associate Secy | Natrang presents 'Dusra Paksh' in its weekly Sunday Theatre Series | LCK organizes medical camp | Basic training camp of teachers concludes | BSF school celebrates annual day function | Colour Masters, a unisex salon inaugurated | PoK DPs fed up with inhumane approach of key political parties of Centre, State: Chuni | JKR-e-TTF holds meet, highlights demands | One day training programme under NABARD sponsored project held | Kota: Grooms' father seeks best gift, asks sons, baraatis to donate blood at wedding venue | Debate cum awareness programme on ‘Beti Bachao Beti Padhao’ Abhiyan held | GLTF holds meet , discusses various issues | Chiralla Development Committee reframed | Shri Ved Gayatri Mahayagya enters 6th day in Sunderbani | ABMS distributes relief material to fire affected family | 2 day dental workshop concludes | ReT Forum demands release of pending SSA salary | NHM employees hold meet | Back Issues  
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Back to back statements on no dialogue with separatists widen gulf between PDP, BJP
Is coalition coming to an end?
4/30/2017 11:47:45 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 30: With New Delhi dropping enough hints that no talks whatsoever would be held with separatists in Kashmir, there are apprehensions that honeymoon between Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) in Jammu & Kashmir may come to an end soon. Of late PDP has been caught in a Catch-22 situation after BJP President Amit Shah made it clear at Jammu on Saturday that Government of India would not carry out dialogue with the separatist leadership of Kashmir. Before this the centre on Friday had told Supreme Court that talks would not be held with people who challenge Jammu & Kashmir's accession with Union of India. New Delhi's assertion that talks cannot be held with separatists primarily Hurriyat Conference goes against the PDP's agenda of bringing people of different shades of opinion on the negotiating table. In fact the Agenda of Alliance stitched between the two coalition partners makes it clear that talks would ...
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Separatists divide JK's coalition partners
4/30/2017 11:47:30 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: Amid uncertainty looming large over the BJP-PDP bonhomie in J&K, the coalition partners continue to remain at loggerheads after BJP leadership's fresh statement that talks with separatists in Kashmir will only encourage them. The BJP in New Delhi stirred up a hornet's nest with its senior leader S. Prakash asserting that the prevailing situation in Kashmir can only be tackled by "strong measures, and the Centre's stance is one such step towards the same." He hoped that those indulging in violence would realise that their efforts are futile and meaningless. "It is a right decision considering the situation prevailing in the Valley. Under the circumsta...
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Ex-SMC chief's son runs hospital sans basic facilities
4/30/2017 11:47:17 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report kulgam, Apr 30: A private hospital in this south Kashmir district lacks even basic facilities required for patient care. The hospital, Lords, is owned by one Aftab Ahmad Khan, son of a former Commissioner of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC). According to official sources, an enquiry committee constituted by Directorate of Health Service Kashmir has found the hospital functioning without ventilator, intensive care unit and even lacks basic facilities required for patient care including round the clock electricity. The committee has found that the neither the hospital has blood bank nor it has affiliation with a government or private hospital of the ...
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BOSE gives air ticket to junior official, senior travels by road
4/30/2017 11:47:07 PM
K Koushal Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: It seems that cash-starved J&K government has not learnt lessons from its past mistakes, as it continues to oblige influential and powerful officials by compromising with basic rules. According to sources, the government through a circular (171-B, 2007/JD, dated 28-06-2007), granted sanction to three officers of the Board of School Education (BOSE) to attend a two-day workshop in Srinagar. The three officials were: Deputy Director Academics, , Academic Officer, and an orderly. Sources in the BOSE maintained that the three officers were supposed to travel by road from Jammu to Srinagar. But a month later, another order was issued, sanctioni...
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'Highly paid' IT men struggling to ban social sites in Kashmir, finds no option to VPN
Hate speeches, distorted narratives continue to pour, especially from outside India
4/30/2017 11:46:57 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: In an embarrassing situation, the highly paid employees of Information Technology are struggling to put blanket ban on social networking sites in Kashmir, which are being used for instigating violence. These IT experts have also failed to find options for Virtual Private Networks (VPN), which is getting popular in valley, since government ordered ban on 22 social sites. The government banned 22 social sites on April 25 last in the valley, following complaints regarding its misuse by fringe elements in spreading hatred and inciting youth. Though it is taking time for some internet service providers to ban these social sites because of technical issues, d...
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Some BJP ministers working for their own interests: RSS leaders tell Amit Shah
4/30/2017 11:46:42 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 30: A day after BJP leaders exposed the alleged "misdeeds" of the party ministers, RSS reportedly on Sunday conveyed to the BJP president, Amit Shah, that performance of some BJP ministers as well as party leaders is not upto the mark. Credible sources told Early Times that during meeting with Amit Shah this morning, RSS leaders complained that a few BJP ministers are working for their own personal interest and are allegedly ignoring party workers and public. During one hour long meeting at RSS headquarters at Raghunath Pura this morning, Amit Shah sought feedback from RSS leaders about performance of BJP ministers in the government headed by Mehbooba Muft...
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Scholar parachutes at CUJ, heads 2 deptts
4/30/2017 11:46:31 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: An influential scholar has virtually parachuted at the Central University of Jammu and got engaged against top positions without going through a recruitment process. The scholar, who does not possess any prior experience in academics, is heading two vital departments of the CUJ which is already under scanner of the Union Ministry for Human Resources after being listed in non-performing universities. "The blue-eyed scholar, who has done M.Phil and Ph.D from the JNU New Delhi, had no experience in teaching. However, since he is close to a powerful academician, he has been engaged with several projects", sources at the CUJ told Early Times. No recruitment...
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'BJP ministers Congress men in BJP'
Nothing for Jammu, Ladakh
4/30/2017 11:46:19 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: BJP national president Amit Shah reached Jammu on Saturday for a 2-day visit. He held discussions with the party's core group; BJP ministers; BJP MPs; BJP legislators; and party office-bearers to ascertain their views on the functioning of the coalition government in J&K, prevailing situation in the state and steps which could be taken to further strengthen the party in Jammu province and Ladakh region. He also met with civil society members, including "intellectuals", to know their views. Amit Shah virtually admitted that the BJP had no presence in Kashmir and that whatever support-base the BJP had, it had only in Jammu province and Ladakh region. In a ...
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Despite huge funding, Gandhinagar Hospital lacks BCS lab
4/30/2017 11:46:02 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: Blood Component Separation Lab is considered to be back bone of any health institution, but Gandhinagar Hospital lacks the facility despite being sanctioned four years ago. Well placed sources informed Early Times that in financial year 2012-2013 the Health Department had proposed a blood component separation lab worth Rs. 42. 05 Lakhs at Government Gandhinagar Hospital. "Ironically after lapse of four years, the authorities has failed to purchase the requisite equipments for the lab so far", sources said. Deputy Medical Superintendent, Arun Sharma said that some equipment has been purchased by the authority for the establishment of lab and remaining...
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Govt move to collect household waste in segregated form fails to take off
Courtesy: Deptts concerned
4/30/2017 11:20:29 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: With an aim to make source segregation of waste a mass movement, the government, on the directions of Union Ministry of Urban Development, had ordered Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) , Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC), DCs of Leh, Kargil and all the municipal committees of Kashmir and Jammu to start collecting waste in a segregated form from individual households and business establishments from April 7 last, but except Directorate of Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir, all other concerned authorities have failed to adhere to the government order. The government order in this regard was issued by secretary of Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD)...
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NC playing a dangerous game for votes
4/30/2017 11:19:58 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 30: Former J&K Chief Minister is turning more and more radical with each passing day. He has become so desperate for power. One day, he asks his party cadres to join the Hurriyat movement and say that the NC is with them, and not against them. The next day, he invokes religion to arouse anti-India feelings in Kashmir hoping that Kashmiris would abandon PDP in general and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in particular. And the very next day, he would pitch for dialogue with Pakistan, saying Islamabad is also a stakeholder in J&K and cannot be ignored. And, still he would contest the Lok Sabha election and by-election and becomes Union Minister to become a party t...
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Jammu's pvt schools 'fleece parents'
Javadekar's statement welcomed
4/30/2017 11:19:52 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: Union minister Prakash Javadekar's statement on private schools has found resonance in Jammu, where most of private schools leave no efforts to fleece the parents. Javadekar on Saturday stressed the need for a regulatory mechanism for CBSE schools and said they will be made "accountable" as far as quality of education and charging of "unreasonable" fees was concerned. "I welcome private investment in education as quality education is needed. But it has come to light that once they (CBSE schools) get affiliation, there are no restrictions on these schools. Even state officials cannot go to CBSE schools. I will put an end to this as all these schools must ...
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'Govt should come out with clear policy to fix fee of private institutions '
4/30/2017 11:19:40 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: A grand meeting of private schools association was held in the premises of Luthra Public Hr. Sec.School Talab Tillo Jammu under the President ship of Kamal Gupta. Ajay Gupta General Secretary of J&K PSA briefed the agenda of the meeting which included issuance of notice no. FFC/Jmu-17/138 dated 21/04/17 to all Private institutions by the Fee Fixation committee and registration of students of Private schools functioning in summer and winter zones of Jammu Province from class 5th to 7th and 9th in SIE as per the 'Review of no detention policy'. The members present in the meeting said that all cluster heads are giving threat to all private schools to fac...
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PM Modi gives a miss to 'kashmir situation' in Mann Ki Baat today…
As Opposition rakes it up for political ends, PDP says 'silence' conveys wrong message
4/30/2017 11:19:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: Amid a situation when Union government is very much concerned about the prevailing situation in the valley and appears committed to setting things right, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's no mention at all about Kashmir in his Mann Ki Baat talk today has surprised political corridors in the state. Opposition is raking it up for the sake of politics as Centre’s 'least' bothered and less prioritized issue, ruling PDP facing onslaught of criticism and bearing brunt of the volatile situation politically has also taken it as affront. In his 30 minute monthly address to the nation through highly acclaimed and awaited Mann Ki Baat talk show, PM Modi spoke about ev...
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Fruit growers accuse govt of ruining industry
4/30/2017 11:19:25 PM
Majid Nabi Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: Lamenting government's indiscreet policy in upgrading horticulture sector with modern technology, the valley based fruit growers have accused it of ruining the industry without caring about the people whose livelihood depends on it. They alleged that the government had never been serious to improve the industry with latest expertise which had resulted into setback to thousands of fruit growers. They blamed the government for leaving the horticulture sector into lurch, owing to its indifferent approach. The fruit cultivators alleged that the industry, which was considered as the backbone of state economy, lacked modern technology, like di...
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Militants fired upon 'Bhartiya Modi Army' leader in Pulwama, critical
4/30/2017 11:17:45 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Pulwama, Apr 30: Suspected militants on Sunday evening fired upon a person in South Kashmir, leaving him critically injured. According to reports, firing incident took place outside the house of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Pirchoo village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district. A police official said that a civilian, identified as Nisar Ahmad Mir, was hit by a bullet in his abdomen in a firing incident outside the BJP leader Gulzar Ahmad's house at around 9:30 pm. The injured was shifted to Srinagar for specialized treatment, he said The injured, according to reports is member of Bhartiya Modi Army while as Gulzar Ahmad is District Genera...
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Civilian dies, eight others including 5 cops sustain injuries in grenade attack at Khanyar
Civilian fired upon at Pulwama, sustains injuries
4/30/2017 11:17:35 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 30: One person died while as eight others including five police personnel got injured in a grenade attack in the Khanyar area in the summer capital of the state. The incident took place late in the evening. Reports said that at about 8 PM suspected militants lobbed a grenade towards a police party while it was discharging its duties near the Police Station Khanyar. The grenade exploded with a big bang causing injuries to at least nine persons including five police personnel. The injured were shifted to Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital for treatment. One of the injured succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. He was identified...
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Pvt security guards, the most exploited lot
Underpaid, no weekly off, work in double or even triple shifts
4/30/2017 11:17:22 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: Security guards are allegedly amongst the most put upon, abused and exploited categories of workers in the Jammu and Kashmir. According to some security guards, the agencies that employ them pay them near to nothing and they have no weekly off either, and each shift lasts 12 hours or more. There have also been reports of devious schemes created by security companies to exploit these guards. "Private security guards, who are in thousands in the state, are really exploited. They are made to work in double or even triple shifts, but are paid a measly salary of Rs 5,000-6,000 a month," said a private security guard. Shabir Ahmad, empl...
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In 2 years, director Information changed 7 times, Dir Edu Kashmir 5 times
4/30/2017 11:17:05 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: Believe it or not, in the last two years, the ruling Peoples Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janta Party alliance has gone for transfer of Director Information as many as seven times whereas the Director School Education Kashmir or DSEK was changed at least five times. The senior officials are looking at the "trend at the frequent replacement of HODs as a serious issue" terming it "improper decision-making" of the ruling parties. Officials said since January 2015, no official has served the chair of Director Information for two years as would generally happen in the past. The officials who headed the Information Department in the last two years include Mu...
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Ups and downs in LoC trade
Only few traders being allowed to cross the LoC
4/30/2017 11:16:42 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Apr 30: Some traders engaged in LoC trade from different parts of Kashmir have alleged that their trucks are not being allowed to cross the LoC alternately as only few traders are being allowed to cross the border alternately. There have been always ups and downs in the LoC trade, but this time some traders alleged that, they are not being allowed to cross the LoC alternately as they are away from the union. A trader Bashir Ahmad (name changed...
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