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Mehbooba in Jammu, trying to pacify 'annoyed' leaders
9/24/2018 10:46:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Finding it difficult to keep PDP's flock together former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is camping at Jammu for the last two days to pacify the annoyed leaders. Already four prominent leaders have quitted the party, alleging leadership with pursing anti-Jammu and pro-separatist agenda. Credible sources said that three prominent leaders of the party, including one of the founder members, had almost quitted the PDP last week due to "anti-Jammu policies and programmes" of the party. The annoyed leaders were, somehow, pacified by other leaders who had persuaded them not to quit the party at this point of time. "The annoyed leaders have already given some ultimatum to the party leadership to shun its parochial and communal agenda and follow policies and programmes of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed", sources said and added that majority of Jammu based party leaders were feeling suffocated and embarrassed because top leadership of the party, time and again, ha...
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Police give 'free hand' to separatists!
9/24/2018 10:46:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Even as the situation in Kashmir continues to be uneasy amid rise in attack on cops and provocative boycott call for the upcoming Urban Local Body polls, the Jammu and Kashmir Police are seemingly giving a "free hand to the separatists." Sources said New Delhi has been receiving inputs that the Jammu and Kashmir Police have been allowing the separatists to speak against the government and the upcoming polls at various platforms. Not only are the separatists allowed to move around, they are allowed to hold meetings where "anti-India stand of the separatists is discussed and also propagated." Security analysts are of the opinion that giving "freedom" t...
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In Sunderbani, Vigilance 'sleeps' over corruption complaints
9/24/2018 10:45:57 PM
Early Times Report rajouri, Sept 24: With no let up in complaints of corruption in Sunderbani here, the Vigilance organization has come under scanner for allegedly "sleeping over the complaints" filed with the investigative agency. The residents of Sunderbani said on April 24, 2017 they had filed complaint against the Rural Development Department and other concerned agencies for the allegedly swindling funds worth millions of the centrally-sponsored MGNREGA scheme. The concerned Village Level Workers and Block Development Officer were also accused of allowing non-local laborers to have worked in MGNREGA projects in violation of norms. The locals said the Vigilance office had endorsed the...
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Intellectuals to meet PM Modi to demand J&K trifurcation
'Charter of demands'
9/24/2018 10:45:49 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: On Sunday, a significant development unfolded in Delhi. It marked a tectonic shift in the discourse around how "majority community mobilizes itself and assert its political will". A group of about 100 prominent activists and intellectuals, which included spiritual gurus, journalists, industrialists, writers etc got together to brainstorm and decide on a "Charter of Demands". A list of demands was prepared during the meeting. It will be presented to Prime Minister Narendra Modi "in the hopes of the PM taking note". During the deliberations, it was decided that "as the inheritor, custodian and trustee of the Indic civilization based on the ethos of Sanat...
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Previous Govt under cloud for deliberately playing with peoples' lives
Govt now seals 170 illegal clinics but who nourished them so far?
9/24/2018 10:41:01 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: The Governor administration seems to have been ruthlessly exposing the previous regimes before the public with fresh case of sealing hundreds of illegal clinics that were allowed to flourish during the tenure of the previous government. In September alone, Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has sealed 170 illegal and un-authorized clinics across Kashmir after being directed by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan. While the action is being lauded by the public, it has also exposed the efficiency of the previous government under whose nose these clinics were allowed to operate without any remorse. There are also questions being raised...
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JU: Campus of contradictions
Declared ineligible last yr, Prof Ganjoo appointed Director CDC
9/24/2018 10:40:44 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Favouritism has attained new heights in the Jammu University after the new Vice Chancellor, Prof Manoj Dhar, appointed a professor as Director, Colleges Development Council even though he was declared ineligible for the said post by the varsity administration a year ago. Sources said that during the tenure of former VC, Prof RD Sharma, Prof. Ganjoo was found not fit for the post of Director CDC for which written order was issued by the university authorities. "Following the footsteps of his predecessor, the incumbent VC has taken the favouritism and nepotism policy to new heights in the varsity soon after assuming the office. Prof Dhar immediately sta...
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Army Chief's warning rattles Hurriyat hawk
Geelani wants Pak army to remain safe, Kashmiris to die
9/24/2018 10:40:29 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Army Chief Bipin Rawat hitting out at Pakistan for bleeding India again and again and warning the neigbouring country of the dire consequences seem to have unnerved the Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani. "India and Pakistan are threatening each other with war. I want to tell both the countries that war leads to destruction, not solution," Geelani said recently. His statement came a day after Army Chief General Bipin Rawat called for "avenging Pakistan army and militants' brutalities on Indian soldiers. Geelani, who has been instigating people to throw stones and take up arms against the Indian state, seems to be scared of war, as he knows that Pakist...
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Over 300 APs staying against others' posts
Admin fails to remove illegally staying APs from city colleges
9/24/2018 10:40:16 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: The state administration has failed to make any change in functioning of Higher Education department, where over 300 'blue-eyed' Assistant Professors (APs) have been staying illegally in various city colleges. The illegal stay of these APs has led to blocking of salary of equal number of APs for the last over six months, but the department has been showing reluctance to remove them. According to sources, the department had transferred over 300 APs from various peripheral colleges and posted them in various city colleges. "The Higher Education department had prepared a list of overstaying APs in city colleges and was about to issue an order, but in th...
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3 months left, more than hundred villages yet to be electrified
JK govt fails to fulfil PM commitment over electrification
9/24/2018 10:40:04 PM
G S Asgotra Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Despite incessant thrust either by the Prime Minister of India or Union Power Minister to electrify all the left out villages across the State by December 2018, the incumbent government seems in no mood to speed up the electrification process of more than one hundred villages. Sources informed Early Times that after coming power in the Centre, the Union government, led by Prime Minister Narender Modi announced two major schemes including Deen Dayal Upadhayaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) and Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yoyana commonly known Saubhagya to electrify all the households and village and set the target of December, 2015. "Ir...
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Office of Div Com Kmr dumps communication regulating movement of tippers on airport road
Thousands forced to suffer for no fault of theirs
9/24/2018 10:36:48 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 24: At a time when the movement of tippers on the airport road in the summer capital of the state has become a nuisance and cause of headache for administration a communication that would have solved the problem is gathering dust in an important office. The communication is pending in the office of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir for the past five months with no action whatsoever being taken so far. This is despite the fact that the matter is important and concerns the humans especially children. On April 25, 2018, Superintendent of Police Traffic Rural Kashmir wrote a letter to Divisional Commissioner seeking directions to Roads ...
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Infiltration bid foiled in Tanghdar; five militants killed, Soldier martyred
9/24/2018 10:36:33 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report KUPWARA, Sept 24: Army today claimed to have killed three more militants, taking the death toll to five however an army soldier was also martyred during an encounter. The encounter broke out after army foiled infiltration bid in Tanghdar sector of this North Kashmir district. A top police official said that three more militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter that erupted on Sunday in the dense woods along the Line of Control in Tangdar sector...
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'Vaccination being given by untrained staff as trained staff on strike'
Three children fall sick after MR vaccination
9/24/2018 10:36:19 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Three children from different areas were hospitalized due to adverse reactions resulting from the MR vaccination, which was given to them at schools on Monday. Moreover, striking staff alleged that the vaccination is being given by untrained staff as trained staff on strike over 20 days. However, the concerned doctors dined and said MR vaccine being used in the campaign is completely safe. On Monday, children were given the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccine at the Schools, in which three children, two from Chakori, RS Pura and another one from Akhnoor side fell sick later. They were admitted to Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital Jammu and all were recei...
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Vinay is SP South, Amritpal SP North
2 IPS officers among 23 transferred
9/24/2018 10:36:12 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: In the interest of administration, the Home Department today ordered transfers and posting of two Indian Police Services (IPS) Officers including twenty three police officers. As perthe order, Rahul Malik, Commandant, IRP 7th Battalion is transferred and posted as SSP (Security) J&K vice Mohammad Yousuf, Amritpal Singh, SP, PC, Anantnag is transferred and posted as SP (North) Jammu against an available vacancy, Ranjit Kanwar, Principal, PTS, Kathua is transferred and posted as SO to ADGP HG/CD/SDRF, J&K vice Sunil Raj, Mohammad Yousuf Shah, SSP, Security (Hqrs), J&K is transferred and posted as SSP Security, Civil Secretariat, Altaf Ahmed Shah, awai...
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Abducted man found dead in Sopore town
Hundreds attend last rites
9/24/2018 10:36:09 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Sept 24: A pall of gloom descended over the family of a tailor who was found dead today in the orchards , a day after his abduction by gunmen According to sources , on late Saturday night a 45 year old man, who was a tailor by profession was abducted by unidentified gunmen from his home in Harwan village of Sopore town. The masked gunmen barged inside the house of Mushtaq Ahmad Mir S/O Gulam Rasool Mir at Harwan, Sopore late last night and...
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Transfer orders of more than one dozen officers issued by state Govt
9/24/2018 10:35:10 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 24: The state government today ordered for the transfer and posting of more than one dozen KAS officers. According to the order issued by General Administration Department, Vikas Sharma, KAS, Joint Transport Commissioner, is transferred and posted as Director, Geology and Mining, J&K, vice Farooq Ahmad Khan, who shall report to the Industries and Commerce Department for further posting. Mohammad Yousuf Mir, KAS, Additional District Development Commissioner, Kupwara, shall hold the additional charge of the post of Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, till further orders. Imam Din, KAS, Additional District Development Commissioner, Kishtwar, shall ...
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HC seeks status of trial against erring official
Rs 45 Crore PHE scam
9/24/2018 10:35:01 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 24: The State High Court today sought status with regard to the trial before special anti-corruption court against officers and officials allegedly involved in embezzlement of public money meant for providing potable water scheme to people in Handwara in north Kashmir. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Rashid Ali Dar sought the status after State counsel informed the court that challan against the erring officials involved in the scam was pending before the court of special court anti corruption Baramulla. The court on August 29 had directed that in case the challan has been submitted be...
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SIC dismisses RTI appeal against Chief Er R&B Jammu
9/24/2018 10:34:53 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: The State Information Commission (SIC) has dismissed an appeal seeking copies of RTI applications/appeals filed in the office of Chief Engineer (CE) R&B Jammu. The information seeker, who is an RTI activist, had also sought copies of RTI replies that were sent by the CE's office to various information seekers. The SIC upheld the order of CE and ordered that no such information be provided to the information seeker as information sought does not come under the definition of information and happens to be third party information. Details available with Early Times reveal that an RTI application was filed by one Rajeshwar Singh, an RTI activist and a re...
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DB to take call on slaughter houses on Oct 16
5 persons including infant killed in Gandoh landslide
JKAEAJ seeks fulfilment of pending demands
Govt forms panels for implementation of POSHAN Abhiyaan
11 drivers booked for endangering human lives across Rajouri
Post of BDO Kotranka vacant for one month
DC Poonch appoints tainted KAS officer as ARTO
NIA officer probing terror cases in JK gets two years extension
Anantnag youth creates website to check fake news
People of Dogra land have seen real face of BJP : Harsh
Panel to probe encroachment of forest land
Govt orders cancellation of leaves to employees
People protest against police Department
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30 people rescued in Kathua
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Power employees lodge strong protest against privatization
900 bottles of Codeine Phosphate Drugs seized
Sadwala-Suyian road in worst condition
JKFMHW takes out protest rally from Press Club to Div Com office
Discussion on "Sarv Dharm Sambhaav" organized
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Two cops, hotel guard injured as transformer explodes
11 ICDS officials suspended for unauthorized absence
NCP criticizes BJP for taking Jammu city for granted
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