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Despite Mehbooba's directive PDP Rajya Sabha members yet to resign
8/20/2019 11:01:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: After passing of bills to abolish Article 370 and re-organization of J&K, former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti on August 7 had asked the two Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) members in Parliament to resign from the Rajya Sabha, both the members have yet to resign. Instead of following directions of party chief, PDP Rajya Sabha members are buying time to remain as members of the Upper House of the Parliament. Credible sources said that both the Rajya Sabha members were not ready to follow directions of Mehbooba Mufti because they wanted to continue their remaining tenure. The PDP members were physically removed from the Rajya Sabha on August 5 after they tore a copy of the Constitution, in an apparent display of anger against the government deciding to scrap Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir. The two PDP members are Mir Fayaz and Nazir Ahmed Laway. The two carried posters against the Centre, which they tore as the Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu allow...
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So-called mainstream leaders pushing Kashmir towards edge, adding fuel to fire
8/20/2019 11:01:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: The vested interests in Kashmir seem to be hell-bent upon pushing the valley towards the edge, a female leader of a political party has stride a hornets' nest by levelling baseless allegation against the Indian Army, her remarks triggered outrage across the country as nationalist people took strong exception to her remarks. But her allegations have provided a handle to Pakistan and other anti national element to indulge in false propaganda. An Analyst while talking to Early Times said, "It seems that some people with dubious track record want uncertainty to prevail in Kashmir. The unfortunate part is that these so called leaders claim that they are part o...
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Oops! Admin to close Jammu Airport for fortnight but forgets alternative
Fliers left high & dry, business to be affected; Jammuites seek PM Modi's intervention
8/20/2019 11:01:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: Even as administration has decided to close the Jammu Airport for a fortnight for extension of the infrastructure, the prospective fliers from the city of temples have been left to fend for themselves as no alternative arrangement has been put in place. Official sources said the administration has decided to close the airport for the limited period in the coming weeks meaning that no one will be able to fly in or out of the historic city for fourteen days. The development has yet again exposed the discrimination with the region, where in particular thousands of pilgrims of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine keep thronging throughout the year. Experts said...
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Committee constituted for devising modalities for functioning of proposed UT of J&K
8/20/2019 11:01:21 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 20: The Government today accorded sanction for the constitution of a committee for devising modalities for functioning of proposed Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. According to the order, the committee will be chaired by Advisor to Governor K K Sharma and its members will be Financial Commissioner, Finance Department, Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Financial Commissioner with Governor, Principal Secretary, Home Department, Principal Secretary, Planning, Development and Monitoring Department, Commissioner/Secretary, Public Works (R&B) Department, Commissioner/Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department, Secretary, General Adm...
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Govt constitutes Committee to deal with financial matters of proposed UTs of J&K, Ladakh
8/20/2019 11:01:15 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 20: The Government today accorded sanction to the constitution of a Committee to deal with the financial matters related to the proposed Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. According to the order issued by GAD, the Committee shall be headed by Financial Commissioner, Finance Department. The members of the Committee are Principal Secretary, Home Department, Commissioner Secretary, Power Development Department, Secretary, General Administration Department and Secretary, Department of Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs. The order said that terms of reference of the Committee shall be to realization and distribution of funds and other relate...
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Govt constitutes Committee to deal with staff issues of proposed UTs of J&K, Ladakh
8/20/2019 11:01:07 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 20: The Government today accorded sanction to the constitution of a Committee to deal with the staff related issues in the proposed Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. According to the order issued by GAD, the Committee shall be headed by Principal Secretary, Home Department. The members of the Committee are Commissioner Secretary, Ladakh Affairs Department, Secretary, General Administration Department, Secretary, Culture Department, Secretary, Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, and Representative of the Finance Department. The order said that terms of reference of the Committee shall be to suggest measures to be take...
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Normal functioning reported from large parts of J&K: Government
'Day time restrictions lifted from 136 police stations across J&K, middle schools to start functioning from today'
8/20/2019 11:00:50 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday said that normal functioning of large parts of the State was reported today with 12 out of 22 districts functioning normally. Addressing an evening presser here, Principal Secretary, Planning & Development, Rohit Kansal, who is also Government's spokesperson, said that out of 197 police stations across J&K, 136 police stations have no day time restrictions. Commenting on the situation of Kashmir valley, Mr Kansa...
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Vote for change, don't miss the bus: Munish to people
8/20/2019 11:00:32 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: Editor Early Times Munish Gupta on Tuesday asked people to come forward and change their destiny by voting for the candidate who would deliver and work for their welfare. Carrying forward his mass contact programme in Dashmesh Nagar Munish said, "Country is changing fast and every state and union territory is witnessing a massive development. People of Jammu cannot afford miss the bus." "For past 70 years we have voted for the candidates who have sold dreams...
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Will distribute my salary among needy'
8/20/2019 11:00:07 PM
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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Government has issued blackout order against non-permitted TV channels in Kashmir Valley
8/20/2019 10:59:59 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 20: After over a fortnight of lockdown, the curbs in the valley of Jammu and Kashmir are being now relaxed in a phased manner. However, as a part of a major crackdown against Islamist propaganda, the government has issued blackout orders against illegal channels in the valley. As per a report, the government has ordered that all the cable operators operating in Jammu and Kashmir should immediately stop airing Pakistani TV channels propagating vicious propaganda in the prevailing situation. Following directions from the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, the authorities had in July earlier banned 30 TV channels carrying Islamic and Pakistani content...
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Azad stopped at Jammu Airport, sent back
8/20/2019 10:59:45 PM
Agencies NEW DELHI, Aug 20: Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azam is being sent back to Delhi after being stopped at the Jammu airport on Tuesday. The leader of Opposition Rajya Sabha was to attend a meeting at the Jammu Pradesh Congress Committee headquarters. This was his second attempt to reach Jammu and Kashmir. Earlier the Congress MP and Kashmir Congress chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir were detained at the Srinagar airport on August 8 and sent back to Delhi. The two landed at the Srinagar air...
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With no mobile connectivity, demand for landline connections grows
8/20/2019 10:59:20 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Aug 20: The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) office in Srinagar have been receiving scores of application of either new landline subscription or restoration of their inactive connection after the government reopened telephone exchange last week after 11 days of communication blockade. "We have a landline connection in our home, but we did not pay our dues on time, so we are here in the BSNL office to pay the money. In the current communication blockade, the BSNL landline is the ray of hope for us", said Burhan. He added that my parents are outside the state and we were not able to contact to them for a very long time. I guess, once our landlines work we wi...
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Scrapping of Article 370 opened new avenues for people: Apsara Road Traders
8/20/2019 10:56:53 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 20: Terming abrogation of Article 370 by the union government as a historical and welcome step, the traders of Apsara Road, Gandhi Nagar Jammu said that the decision of scrapping special status provision to the state will open new avenues for the people adding that few apprehensions raised by certain quarters has no sound base or logic. Talking to Early Times, several businessmen operating their trades in posh Aspsara Road market in one voice supported the repe...
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Abrogation of Article 370 opens gateway of carrer opportunities for Valmiki community: Dev Anand Gill
8/20/2019 10:46:56 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 20: Even since the Center Government has abrogated Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, the Valmiki Community has expressed its extreme happiness terming it historic decision which has opened the gateway of carrer opportunities for them. "Scrapping of Art 370, is like a dream come true for us which otherwise had become biggest hurdle in our overall social development, to get higher education and getting jobs on different positions in various departments of Jamm...
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Barricades removed in Srinagar's commercial hub Lal Chowk
8/20/2019 10:46:42 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 20: Barricades around the Clock Tower in Srinagar's city centre Lal Chowk were removed after 15 days on Tuesday, allowing the movement of people and traffic in the commercial hub, as restrictions eased in several localities while continuing in others. No students showed up in most primary schools that reopened on Monday but attendance in government offices has improved, officials said. There was increased traffic flow in some parts of the Civil Lines area...
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Army Jawan martyred as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch
8/20/2019 10:46:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: An Army man was killed and four others were injured on Tuesday as Pakistani troops targeted forward posts and villages along the Line of Control (LoC) in J&K's Poonch district. Naik Ravi Ranjan Kumar Singh lost his life in ceasefire violation by Pakistan Army. The firing from across the border in Krishna Ghati sector started around 11.00 AM, and saw the Indian Army responding, said officials. The firing happened even as there continues to be a lockdown in most parts of the Valley following the revocation of Article 370 that gave Jammu and Kashmir its special status. The cross-border firing between the two sides was still on when the last reports came...
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Farmers await completion of Shahpurkandi Project on river Ravi
8/20/2019 10:46:23 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Aug 20: Farmers in the region here say they are keenly awaiting the completion of Shahpurkandi Project on Ravi River as the as the dam is set to bring more water to their agriculture fields here. Sarpanch of Basantpur, Raghubir Singh told news agency, "This dam will take water to Samba and Kathua, which will be a great relief to the people. Also, many people are unemployed here and waiting for the government to implement its promise to bring employment from this project." A local resident, Raghunandan Singh told news agency, "This project was pending from last 40 years. The project brings a lot of benefits to the people of Jammu and not to the Kashmir. In Ja...
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Alleging victimization Retd DIG welcomes abrogation of Article 370
8/20/2019 10:46:17 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 20: Welcoming the abrogation of Art-370, Deputy Inspector General (Retd) Vijay Singh Sambyal has claimed that scrapping of archaic Article 370 will end the age old discrimination with the people of Jammu and Ladakh. Addressing a press conference here today, the retired DIG Mr Sambyal hailed the landmark decision by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah to Abrogate Article 370 and added that the Kashmiri bureaucrats and politicians has seen i...
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Life on path to normalcy in Udhampur as schools, markets reopen
8/20/2019 10:46:03 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Aug 20: After lifting of restrictions imposed post the abrogation of Article 370, life limps back on track for the people of Udhampur here with educational institutions and markets opening. "After the scrapping of Article 370, schools were closed for a few days. However, they were soon reopened. We also organised Independence day and everything is working fine," Sishu Vatika School Principal Shri Krishan told New agency. He added that the environment in the region is getting better and several markets have also opened up. "Students are taking all their classes and we are also carrying out seminars. The schools are functioning normally. Teachers are also co...
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Abrogation of Article 370 is not a religious issue says Shoura committee member
8/20/2019 10:12:17 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Augu 20: In a significant development and change of previous stance, the member of Majlies e Shoura Committee Kishtwar, an amalgam of Muslim religious bodies today said that the abrogation of Article 370 is not a religious issue for them added that it is an issue for the political parties and not for them. As per the details available with "Early Times", four representatives of Majlis Shoura Committee, district Kishtwar today called on Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kishtwar, Angrez Singh Rana and discussed over the current scenario in District. During the meet, representatives of Majlis Shoura Committee assured their full support and co-operation to District Admin...
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Govt notifies schedule of hearing of public grievances by Advisors
Div Com discusses arrangements for Katra Navratra Festival-2019
Srinagar administration to set up new facilities at juvenile home: DC Srinagar
Gunfight underway between terrorists, security forces
MKK to stage Punjabi play at Abhinav Theatre
I&C department holds awareness camp in Industrial Estate, Akhnoor
No one is more nationalist than Congress: Manjit Singh
BBIA demands extension of date for filing GST returns
Aknoor Police arrest molester
Three drug peddlers arrested
Northern Army commander reviews security situation in Kashmir
BJP Jammu West felicitates family members of Praja Parishad Karyakartas
Directs SSP to assign investigation not below the rank of DySP
DSS & AJCSF reiterate Jammu's aspirations after abrogation Art 370
KV Sunjuwan organizes Investiture Ceremony
DWWP expresses anger over detention of Lal Singh
JKRPP stages protest
Delegation of AJKGRDSS calls on Div Com
World Senior Citizens Day organized
NMC launches weeklong plantation drive
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KVK-Leh organizes Field Day, Women Farmer Club
Arun Sharma hails decision of abrogation articles 370
Research scholars meet commences at JU
JMC organizes awareness camp on SWM
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Normalcy returning in Jammu, students flock to schools in large numbers
DDC Doda reviews formulation of MGNREGA convergence plan
Landslides disrupt road traffic between Manali, Leh
Classes resume in Government PG college
Three men from J&K detained in Chandigarh
Advisor Sharma reviews developmental scenario in Jammu division
DDC reviews implementation of schemes under NABARD
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DDC reviews status of disposal of Solid Waste Management
DDC Ramban reviews progress under capex budget, functioning of departments
DH Gandhi Nagar becomes Second Govt Hospital in State to get NQAS Certification
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Deputy Mayor chairs meeting of skill development
ABVP announces JU Unit
JKNPP welcomes revocation of Article 370
JKNPP demands restoration of Dogra certificate
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BMS welcomes abrogation of Article 370
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