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Breaking News :   Jitendra launches 'Jammu Kashmir Arogya Gram Yojana' | Miseries compound for flood affected families with every passing day | Gas pricing will ensure profit, not windfall gain, Arun Jaitley says | Inter-ministerial team to assess flood damage in J&K | Reinstated tainted Executive Officers all set to be given important assignment | 'Scattered separatists can't run boycott campaign' | BJP begins search for prospective partner in J&K | Unlike Haryana and Maharashtra, credentials of J&K BJP leaders are always doubtful | Mission 44 Plus: BJP finds it difficult to even get potential candidates for 46 Assembly seats of Kashmir | DB issues notice to Union Home Ministry, J&K Govt | SIC issues show cause notice to CEO Doda, likely to impose penalty | Held intruder turns out to be ex-Pak army sepoy-turned-militant guide | Govt teacher outsources his job, DC gets FIR registered | Crores go down the drain on darbar facelift in capital cities | No ceasefire violation in J&K | Anti-India rhetoric over J&K at its peak in Pakistan | IT staff donates Rs 1 lakh in PM relief fund | Cultural bonanza held at KC Gurukul | MIER organizes extension lecture on women emancipation | BBIA delegation visits Canton fair | Dr Jitendra takes up J&K students' issue with HRD Minister | Kundal dedicates transformer to residents | Workshop on 'Thoracoscopy' conducted at CD Hospital | CAPD department pays visit at Kathua, imposes fine | POJK DP's front expresses gratitude to Govt for recommending package | Symposium on 'drug effects held' | Indian Dental Association to hold 3-day conference | Indian Dental Association to hold 3-day conference | Short term course held at Polytechnic college | Gandhi Nagar hospital to have all modern Medicare facilities: Bhalla | PHE employees stage protest at Chief Engineer’s office | KPC seeks abolition of Article 370 | ABSBS threatens to launch agitation | Estate employees stage protest, demand re-organization | Maharaja Gulab Singh | Narendra Modi's dream of Congress-free India coming true | Beotra Mahajan Biradari holds meeting | Detach Masters, Teachers or face action: DC Kishtwar to CEO | Soil lifting from Doodh Ganga at Barzulla irks locals | Think twice before finalising poll dates | Man arrested in Kathua for murdering divorcee sister | Court acquits teacher in rape case | HC directs probe to submit report within 3 weeks | AIBCU criticizes State Government | HC stays imposition of fine on Chairman, MD of CCBL | Court denies bail to five miscreants in Kotha burning case | Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded | Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded | Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded | SVO books officials of Irrigation & Flood Control Division Handwara | Unidentified vehicle knocks down motorcyclist to death | SGRGS organizes function to celebrate Gurta Gaddi Diwas | Distt Kabaddi Tournament concludes in Samba | Distt Kabaddi Tournament concludes in Samba | Market Checking conducted in Kishtwar | Many join BJP | Army organizes relief cum medical camp | Elderly woman died in road mishap | Five gamblers held with Rs 3420 | KC Sports Club organizes 'cricket match' for physically challenged | NYBO celebrates Deepawali, creates awareness for blood donation | Rakesh Jewellers offers 'Dhanteras Bonanza' | Teachers to go on hunger strike to protest against delay in salaries | Over dozen prominent activists join PDP | GDC Parade's Physics Deptt organizes extension lecture | Apple Kids, Sprawling Buds hold competition | GGF peace summit held at Washington | Back Issues  
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Reinstated tainted Executive Officers all set to be given important assignment
No end to mess in H&UDD
10/20/2014 11:10:00 PM
Jehangir Rashid SRINAGAR, Oct 20: Interference from ministers and politicians continues to play havoc with the functioning of Housing and Urban Development Department in the state and stage is all set to add more mess to the department. Sources told Early Times that the department is all set to post the tainted officers who were reinstated in the month of August. The likely posting of the tainted officers has caused heartburns among the employees of the department who say that the move would spoil the working of department. "Tainted and corrupt officials have always brought a bad name to the department, but still then the state government is contemplating to give important assignments to these people. Their reinstatement in the first place was a wrong decision and the government is set to take yet another wrong decision by assigning them important positions," said sources. Sources said that in-charge Executive Officers Abdul Rashid Shah, Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din Malik and Imtiyaz Ahmad ...
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'Scattered separatists can't run boycott campaign'
Time ripe for LA polls in JK
10/20/2014 11:09:47 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Oct 20: Election Commission of India (ECI) just falling short of announcing the election dates in Jammu and Kashmir is making everyone believe that forthcoming Lok Sabha elections in the state would be held on time. Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Dr Jitendra Singh on Sunday had visited Kashmir and called on Governor N N Vohra. BJP leaders claimed that it was a courtesy call but sources revealed that Dr Singh is understood to have told Governor to keep an eye over the "transfer industry" in the state as ECI is all set to take the final call over when elections would be held in Jammu and Kashmir within a few days. Sources told Early Times...
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BJP begins search for prospective partner in J&K
10/20/2014 11:09:33 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: The BJP high command has started the exercise of identifying its prospective alliance partner in J&K with the aim of forming next government in the state. "The central leadership of BJP has asked the state party unit to shortlist one or two parties which could be prospective coalition partners but doesn't bargain much. The BJP is keen that the wish-list of the prospective partners is analysed first and then middle path is made much before the elections," a senior BJP leader said. "The party is in a commanding position and Maharashtra and Haryana poll results have shown that people have reposed total faith in the party. The party doesn't want to go much...
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Unlike Haryana and Maharashtra, credentials of J&K BJP leaders are always doubtful
10/20/2014 11:09:26 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: Local leaders of BJP are upbeat over unprecedented victory of party in Haryana and Maharashtra assembly elections but these "inefficient" leaders are ignored of the fact that in both the state party has capable and clean image leaders. These clean image leaders were projected before the masses and that is the reason that party has created history in these two states. No doubt that there was Modi wave in these two states but BJP has clean image local leaders in Haryana and Maharashtra. In Maharashtra BJP has leaders like Nitin Gidkari, Vinod Tapday and more important of all clear image leader like Devendra Fadanvis. Similarly in Haryana BJP has leaders lik...
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Mission 44 Plus: BJP finds it difficult to even get potential candidates for 46 Assembly seats of Kashmir
High command not happy with attitude of local leaders
10/20/2014 11:09:19 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: Notwithstanding tall claims of the BJP to achieve 44 Plus target in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, the Saffron party finds it difficult to even get potential candidates on 46 assembly seats of Kashmir Valley. All senior leaders of BJP including some national leaders are frequently visiting Kashmir Valley to rope in some influential candidates but so far the party has failed to convince even a single winnable candidate to join the party. Credible sources said that a national general secretary of BJP, JP Nadda had a meeting with Sajjad Lone but nothing concrete emerge from the meeting because leadership of Kashmir Valley has no faith on the state BJP...
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DB issues notice to Union Home Ministry, J&K Govt
Chattisinghpora massacre
10/20/2014 11:09:02 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Oct 20: Division Bench of High Court today issued notice returnable within two weeks to state government through Chief Secretary and Union Ministry of Home Affairs in a Public Interest Litigation seeking a probe into Chattisinghpora massacre in 2000. Division Bench comprising of Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar also issued notice to Commissioner/Secretary General Administration Department, Commissioner/ Secretary Revenue, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Ministry of Minority Affairs, Government of India and Chairman National Commission for minorities. In the PIL, Sardar Avtar Singh Sodhi resident of Mehjoor Nagar, also seek...
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SIC issues show cause notice to CEO Doda, likely to impose penalty
10/20/2014 11:08:47 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: Chief Education Officer (CEO) Doda has been served show cause notice by the State Information Commission (SIC) as the CEO failed to provide information under Right to Information Act (RTI) Act to an information seeker from Bathindi in Jammu. As per documents available with Early Times, one Parveez Bakhat Malik, resident of Mecca Hill in Bhatindi area of Jammu city moved an application on February 18, 2014 before the PIO, School Education Department, Civil Secretariat, Jammu under Jammu & Kashmir Right to Information Act, 2009 where under he had sought information about the permission granted by the competent authority to a private school located at Bhader...
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Held intruder turns out to be ex-Pak army sepoy-turned-militant guide
Had come to recce LoC areas
10/20/2014 11:08:39 PM
MS Nazki MENDHAR, Oct 20: The PoK (Pakistan occupied Kashmir) national, who was on Sunday evening apprehended by army troops after he crossed over to this side of the Line of Control (LoC) from K G sub-sector near here, has turned out to be an ex-Pak army sepoy. "He is guide of militants and had sneaked into the Indian territory to recce the LoC areas to facilitate infiltration by ultras," official sources said. He was identified as Abdul Hussain, son of Haji Khan of Hajira in Rawalkote, PoK. "He has retired from Ist bn of Pakistan's Engineering and Mechanical Branch, Central Staff College, Queta," the sources added. His search led troops to the recovery of Rs 459 in Pak currency and an...
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Govt teacher outsources his job, DC gets FIR registered
10/20/2014 11:08:25 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik KISHTWAR, Oct 20: Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mohammad Javed today directed police to register an FIR against a government teacher who has outsourced his job in newly created Nagsini area of Kishtwar district. As per the details available with Early times, the matter of outsourcing of a government job by a local teacher posted in Padyarna came to the notice of administration during a raid conducted by 10 different teams headed by ADC, ACR, SDM's, Tehsildar's and other senior officials on 18-10-2014 in which more than 150 government officials were suspended for remaining absent from their duties. Taking strong note of the report submitted by Tehsildar Nagsini vide wireles...
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Crores go down the drain on darbar facelift in capital cities
10/20/2014 11:08:18 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: Crores of rupees go down the drain on darbar move facelift in Jammu and Srinagar cities. Renovation and repair of roads and drains should be a priority of the government for the entire year and not just on the eve of shifting of offices from Srinagar to Jammu and vice versa. Expressing serious concern over the style of functioning of the Works Department especially the PWD, the people have demanded a probe into the matter saying the works are being undertaken in hand in emergency. This way the standard of execution is lowered as often sub standard material is being used due to lack of proper check. Criticizing the Works Department people want to know wh...
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No ceasefire violation in J&K
10/20/2014 11:08:11 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 20: There has been no ceasefire violation on the border in Jammu and Kashmir for the past one day, an official said today. "There has been no violation of ceasefire on the border...for the past one day," a senior official of the provincial administration said in Jammu. The Pakistan Rangers had fired at Indian positions in Pargwal area of RS Pura sector on Sunday at 10.30 a.m. without any provocation, he said. "Despite the firing, the BSF (Border Security Force) had maintained restraint by not responding to it," the officer said. "There has been calmness on the border in Jammu, Samba and Kathua districts for the past one day," a senior police officer said...
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Anti-India rhetoric over J&K at its peak in Pakistan
Time to take Delhi for a ride over
10/20/2014 11:08:03 PM
Neha JAMMU, Oct 20: Anti-India rhetoric over the Indian Jammu & Kashmir is at its peak in the aggressor Pakistan, also an epicenter of global terrorism. Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD) of terrorist Hafiz Saeed, founder of the blacklisted Lashkar-e-Toiba, who is wanted in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks, organized a rally only a few days ago, in Karachi against what they called "India's aggression against Pakistan". JuD's Karachi chief Muzammil Iqbal Hashmi said: "Terrorism alongside border in Sialkot (near Jammu) is a manifestation of Narendra Modi's policy of aggression to take advantage of Pakistan's internal affairs". "India should know that every citizen of Pakistan is ready to sacrifice his lif...
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Detach Masters, Teachers or face action: DC Kishtwar to CEO
10/20/2014 10:36:00 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Kishtwar, Oct 20: Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Mohammad Javed Khan threatened disciplinary action against Chief Education Officer Kishtwar Rajinder Singh. over the issue of his failure in detaching the teachers and masters working in various offices of the Education Department in Kishtwar District. As per the details available with "Early Times", DC Kishtwar vide letter No DCK/2014/Estt./3879-92 dated 14-10-2014 issued warning to CEO Kishtwar and directed him to detach five Master grades and three teachers including Master Shanawaz Hussain attach in CEO office Kishtwar, Master Shabir Hussain attached in ZEO Office Inderwal, Teacher Tariq Parvaiz attach in ZEO Office D...
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Soil lifting from Doodh Ganga at Barzulla irks locals
Officials justify work
10/20/2014 10:35:52 PM
Javaid Naikoo Srinagar, Oct 20 : What they call future safety to human lives, Soil lifting from Doodh Ganga flood channel by flood and irrigation department has triggered a major controversy between locals and officials of the concerned department. While the officials justify the on-going work in the name of preventive measures for future, the locals believe the soil lifting would pose a serious threat to life. Residents of Barzullah and Bulbul Bagh areas living near flood channel said that ongoing soil lifting work is an attempt to put thousands of households adjacent to flood channel in trouble next time when water level rises. "The contractor- official nexus is likely to put thous...
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Miseries compound for flood affected families with every passing day
IT staff donates Rs 1 lakh in PM relief fund
Cultural bonanza held at KC Gurukul
MIER organizes extension lecture on women emancipation
BBIA delegation visits Canton fair
Dr Jitendra takes up J&K students' issue with HRD Minister
Kundal dedicates transformer to residents
Workshop on 'Thoracoscopy' conducted at CD Hospital
CAPD department pays visit at Kathua, imposes fine
POJK DP's front expresses gratitude to Govt for recommending package
Symposium on 'drug effects held'
Indian Dental Association to hold 3-day conference
Indian Dental Association to hold 3-day conference
Short term course held at Polytechnic college
Gandhi Nagar hospital to have all modern Medicare facilities: Bhalla
PHE employees stage protest at Chief Engineer’s office
KPC seeks abolition of Article 370
ABSBS threatens to launch agitation
Estate employees stage protest, demand re-organization
Beotra Mahajan Biradari holds meeting
Man arrested in Kathua for murdering divorcee sister
Court acquits teacher in rape case
HC directs probe to submit report within 3 weeks
AIBCU criticizes State Government
HC stays imposition of fine on Chairman, MD of CCBL
Court denies bail to five miscreants in Kotha burning case
Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded
Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded
Supervisor of CAPD Deptt convicted for graft, 2 yrs sentence awarded
SVO books officials of Irrigation & Flood Control Division Handwara
Unidentified vehicle knocks down motorcyclist to death
SGRGS organizes function to celebrate Gurta Gaddi Diwas
Distt Kabaddi Tournament concludes in Samba
Distt Kabaddi Tournament concludes in Samba
Market Checking conducted in Kishtwar
Many join BJP
Army organizes relief cum medical camp
Elderly woman died in road mishap
Five gamblers held with Rs 3420
KC Sports Club organizes 'cricket match' for physically challenged
NYBO celebrates Deepawali, creates awareness for blood donation
Rakesh Jewellers offers 'Dhanteras Bonanza'
Teachers to go on hunger strike to protest against delay in salaries
Over dozen prominent activists join PDP
GDC Parade's Physics Deptt organizes extension lecture
Apple Kids, Sprawling Buds hold competition
GGF peace summit held at Washington
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