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Breaking News :   Women with disability: An issue of multiple discriminations and societal barriers | Let Modi make health care affordable for common people | Khajuria re-elected Chairman of S-JBSA | Create a life full of happiness: Maruti Sharma | Jasrotia elected as President of JUTCHS | 125 Polling Stations to be relocated along Indo-Pak border | Karnah craves for basic amenities | Bijral hails PM's package for 1984 riot victims | Brick Kilns operating without Environment Clearance HC directs chairman JKPCB for closure | 1 year imprisonment to tractor driver in accident case | Coalition deliberately allowed MCs, BDCs to collapse: Hamid Choudhary | Transfer of Medical Officer on the eve of MCC HC stays order | As poll process gains momentum, flood relief no more a priority | ACR Revenue, JMC conducts joint drive | Tailoring is our family business: BR Tailors | APS BD Bari bags women's volleyball trophy | Yoga meet concludes at Katra | KC Public school organizes National Unity Day | Scouts & Guides camp held | JK Montessorie School organizes calligraphy competition | Model Academy celebrates UNO day | JKSSA Selects 18 players for International Speed Ball C’ship | MDU Rohtak is men’s champion, DU retains women's title | Workshop on "Scholarly Writing , Plagiarism: Key Concerns" concludes | Director HPM violates HC order, refuses to leave Udyog Bhawan | Ram Madhav takes BJP leaders to task for their deceitful tactics | Bungling in Ration Card: TSO penalized, Asst Director CA&PD censured | Omar accepts defeat by surrendering Ganderbal | On 'National Unity Day', CUK students opt dissent; indulge in anti-India rant | Party workers, activists protest against mandate to Peer Afaq; dragged by security of NC Gen Secy | Fear of defeat forces Cong to talk about Jammu's empowerment | Separatists to stay behind bars till elections are over | DCP Asgar Ali warns to plunge Katra in darkness if electricity bills not paid on time | No coordination between JK Govt and Railways? | Send them to Pak or punish them for acts of sedition | After separatists, police look for stone-pelters | Myanmar national among four killed in separate road mishaps | DC Kishtwar, six other Govt employees working for NC | Alleged violation of MCC | School bus owned by ex-MP Lal Singh knocks student to death | HC stays Class IV list of Jammu district in Education Deptt | ULB transferred "tainted" officials a day before MCC came into force | SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K | Insurance companies can't avoid our orders : HC | Flood victims' woes wash away Govt claims of rehabilitation | Sarpanch held for circulating HM posters | Nurse molestation case; High Court stays transfer of victim | Amidst heart wrenching scenes, body of trucker brought to native village | Govt Polytechnic organizes blood donation camp | 10 cases settled in Lok Adalat | Gopal Ashtami celebrated with religious fervour | JU accords warm send off to Ashwani, Harjeet, Nanak | PDP's PAC Meet: PDP announces party mandate for left out segments | PDP appoints Vimal Sharma as Media Coordinator | KVM delegation calls on SSP Kathua | IRCS organizes medical camp | Zonal level quiz competition held | BAJ condoles demise of BL Pandita | Cong pays rich tributes to Indira Gandhi | Hyderabad doctors perform rare heart surgery on foetus | SDM Basohli chairs all party meet | Bhori Singh to be NCP candidate from Bhaderwah | BJP candidate files nomination from Leh seat | Youth booked for attempt to rape | SBI-RSETI concludes apparel designing training programme | CAPD squad conducts market checking | Myanmar national among four killed in separate road mishaps | PDP (Y) General Secretary joins BJP | Minor attacked in Katra hotel | Married woman succumbs to burn injuries | Separate HC bench for Chenab region demanded | CCI rejects case against CPWD, MP PWD on abuse of power | 1984 riots a 'Dagger Through India's Chest', says PM Narendra Modi | Free ATM transactions to be curtailed from tomorrow | Fadnavis' team a mix of old and new | PIA took Indian passengers to Pak hotel without visa | 350 electronic toll plazas by December; some National Highways to go toll-free | Cong accuses Modi of not showing 'Proper Respect' to Indira | India votes against UN draft resolutions on nuclear non-proliferation treaty | Birth Anniversary of Sardar Patel celebrated across Jammu region | SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K | ULB transferred "tainted" officials a day before MCC came into force | Transfer of Medical Officer on the eve of MCC | HC stays Class IV list of Jammu district in Education Deptt | Alleged violation of MCC | DC Kishtwar, six other Govt employees working for NC | Back Issues  
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Director HPM violates HC order, refuses to leave Udyog Bhawan
Found sitting in Minister Chamber
11/1/2014 12:23:42 AM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Oct 31: In an apparent contempt of High Court orders, staying transfer of Director Industries and Commerce Dr. Abdul Rashid had restrained functioning of Dr. Showkat Ahmad Zargar, Director Horticulture, Planning and Marketing (HPM), latter has reportedly refused to leave Udyog Bhawan Bahu Plaza, in which officer of Director Industries is housed. Sources informed Early Times that today morning, Dr. Showkat Ahmad Zargar, who is Director HPM was found present in the Udyog Bhawan Bahu Plaza. "Instead of sitting in the office of Director Industries and Commerce, Dr. Showkat Ahmad Zargar, had mysteriously got the keys of the office of Minister for Industries Sajjad Ahmad Kichloo where he retired for nearly two hours", sources said. The department of Horticulture, Planning and Marketing, falls under the Ministry of Horticulture, portfolio of which is under Raman Bhalla, and the presence of Dr. Showkat Ahmad Zargar in the official chamber of Mini...
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Ram Madhav takes BJP leaders to task for their deceitful tactics
High command not happy with behaviour of some senior leaders
11/1/2014 12:23:29 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Oct 31: The "disciplined" BJP these days is witnessing intense infighting among senior leaders who have been trying to adjust their "loyalists" by managing tickets for them. Credible sources in the BJP said that instead of formulating strategy to achieve the target of Plus 44 seats in the coming Assembly elections, BJP leaders are more concerned about accommodating their loyalists. "During their meeting with Ram Madhav BJP leaders projected their own supporters instead of suggesting names of winnable candidates on some seats", sources said and added that apart from managing mandates of senior supporters BJP leaders are formulating strategies to ensure that thei...
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Bungling in Ration Card: TSO penalized, Asst Director CA&PD censured
11/1/2014 12:23:17 AM
Sumit Sharma Early Times Report Jammu, Oct 31: Tehsil Supply Officer (TSO), Samba was penalized with red entry in his service book, while the Assistant Director CA&PD, Samba was censured for his role in shielding his subordinate in his misdeed, for filing self contradictory oath in affidavit before the State Information Commission. The departmental action in this connection was taken by the Director Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution (CA&PD), Jammu after he was directed to ascertain the veracity of the ration card issued in favour of one Reeta Devi wife of Sohan Lal . The bungling in the ration card came to limelight when Kovid Khosla, advocate , in his RTI query sought i...
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Omar accepts defeat by surrendering Ganderbal
To contest from Beerwah, Sonawar
11/1/2014 12:23:08 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Oct 31: Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has accepted defeat even before the elections by dropping from the Ganderbal constituency. Not only that, he decided to contest from two constituencies -Beerwah and Sonawar- a sure sign of nervousness. Omar had decided to debunk Ganderbal about six-month ago. He had been to his constituency and was completely not connected. The locals had complained about it and there was huge resentment brewing up. Sources said even intelligence reports suggested it and he was forced to take the `painful;' decision. However, he did not make it official. He will be probably the first sitting chief minister of the State who is contesting fr...
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On 'National Unity Day', CUK students opt dissent; indulge in anti-India rant
11/1/2014 12:22:59 AM
Javaid Naikoo Early Times Report Srinagar, Oct 31: At a time when entire nation pledged to stand by unity and integrity of India on the occasion of Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, Students at the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) not only refused to participate in programs scheduled by University authorities, but indulged in anti India rant and the authorities chose to look the other side. Amid anti India slogans within varsity campus and marching along the university lawns, the students of CUK today on the National Unity Day not only boycotted the celebrations of National Unity Day but also refused to participate in a first of its kind progamme organized in the un...
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Party workers, activists protest against mandate to Peer Afaq; dragged by security of NC Gen Secy
With elections a month away, anti incumbency wave against NC MLA gathers momentum
11/1/2014 12:22:29 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Oct 31: National Conference leaders including its working President Omar Abdullah faced embarrassment today as a group of the party workers and activists carried out protest demonstrations against the mandate to one of the sitting legislators of the party from the Srinagar district. The protesters stopped the vehicle of National Conference General Secretary, Ali Mohammad Sagar as soon as he came out of the party headquarters after announcing ...
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Fear of defeat forces Cong to talk about Jammu's empowerment
When in power they played Kashmiri games
11/1/2014 12:21:09 AM
Rustam Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 31: The Congress has been in power in Jammu & Kashmir since November 2002. In between, the Congress led the state for almost three years. While leading the state or sharing power with the Kashmiri parties, the Congress never talked about the Jammu cause or did nothing whatever to empower Jammu province, despite the fact that it had promised in its election manifestos regional development board/regional council and held out several other promises. On the contrary, it played the Kashmiri games and harmed Jammu province to the maximum possible extent. For example, the Congress implemented the Wazir Commission report in 2007 on new districts in a wrong...
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Separatists to stay behind bars till elections are over
11/1/2014 12:20:56 AM
Majid Nabi Early Times Report Srinagar, Oct 31: To ensure hassle free elections in the Valley, separatist leaders who have been arrested for their 'election boycott campaign' are likely to remain in police 'lockup' till the elections are over. Highly placed sources confirmed 'Early Times' that all the separatist leaders would remain in custody to ensure smooth and uninterrupted elections in the Valley. "The top leaders and activists would remain in police custody till the elections are concluded in the valley and most probably they would be shifted to Srinagar Central jail in a day or two," a top police official told 'Early Times' on the basis of anonymity. Pertinently, authoritie...
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DCP Asgar Ali warns to plunge Katra in darkness if electricity bills not paid on time
I have nothing to do with Omar Abdullah
11/1/2014 12:20:48 AM
Ajay Sharma Early Times Report Katra, Oct 31: The holy town of Katra is likely to face the power crisis as the Power Development Department is all set to crack its whip on the defaulters of electricity bills which in certain cases have swollen to lacs of rupees pending against many people. This has brought a great resentment amongst the people of the town that are caught on the wrong foot by the department which has started sending notices to the defaulters to pay the bills or face the guillotine. While some of the consumers who had approached the officials in the Power Development Department for saving the situation were returned back with a warning that if they fail to abide by th...
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No coordination between JK Govt and Railways?
Relief material for flood victims seized
11/1/2014 12:20:37 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Oct 31: Omar Abdullah led Government has once again been exposed for its lack of coordination with the Central Government departments to ensure proper transportation and distribution of the relief material meant for flood affected people of state. As the Government of J&K claims to be providing all the logistical help for Kashmir flood victims several tons of relief material is made to rot at the Jammu railway station due to inefficiency of the authorities at the helm of affairs. As per details available the Railways is demanding hefty amount from various Non Governmental organizations as halting charges for the relief material at Jammu railway station . More...
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Send them to Pak or punish them for acts of sedition
For the sake of democracy
11/1/2014 12:20:24 AM
Neha Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 31: Election process in the state has begun. Political parties have geared up for the electoral exercise. Even the ruling NC which had opposed the electoral exercise at this point in time or in the wake of the devastation caused by flood in parts of the Valley but failed to put across its point of view has decided to taste political waters. It is a welcome decision. It is not just the NC, PDP, Congress, BJP, CPI-M, BSP and the Panthers Party which are announcing their candidates and busy these days in giving final touches to their election campaign. Several smaller political groups are also busy both in Kashmir as well as Jammu. And just when the po...
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After separatists, police look for stone-pelters
Assembly Polls--2014
11/1/2014 12:20:11 AM
'Former militants act as hitmen to settle political scores' Early Times Report Srinagar, Oct 31: A day after police rounded up separatists in Kashmir security agencies today intensified their efforts to track down the miscreants who could disrupt the forthcoming assembly polls in the Valley. Talking to Early Times Inspector General of Police-Kashmir-Abdul Gani Mir said: "We have made it clear that nobody will be allowed to disrupt the forthcoming polls. We will ensure that no miscreant gets a free hand and disrupts the process." Sources said the Police Stations in sensitive areas where stone pelting and clashes have become a norm have been asked to keep an eye over the boys who ...
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Insurance companies can't avoid our orders : HC
10/31/2014 11:32:00 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Oct 31 : The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has ruled that insurance companies cannot avoid its order, rejecting the averments by one of them, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company, that it would attract wrath of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) if it settles a claim of more than Rs 20,000 without receiving a report from the loss assessor. "The objections (raised by the company) are totally devoid of merit. It is well settled that the High Court in exercise of its writ jurisdiction under Article 226 of the Constitution of India read with Section 103 of the State Constitution can issue writ to anybody-private or public to undue injustice...
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Flood victims' woes wash away Govt claims of rehabilitation
10/31/2014 11:31:53 PM
Shakeel A Khan Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Oct 31 : The tall claims of the government that to rehabilitate the flood sufferers before the onset of winter has proved to be mere eyewash. The flood victims continue to suffer for want of the basic facilities in the make shift shelters. The flood victims seem to be helpless since there is no provision of the facilities like clean drinking water, wash room and most importantly the protection from the bitter cold, which has arrived in the valley almost one month earlier, much to worry of these flood victims. It is pertinent to mention here that the district Srinagar administration had said that something around three thousand flood affecte...
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Sarpanch held for circulating HM posters
10/31/2014 11:31:45 PM
Early Times Report Sopore, Oct 31 : Police have arrested a sarpanch for his alleged involvement in the circulation of threatening posters on behalf of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant outfit in the volatile Sopore town of Baramulla. The posters had surfaced at several places in Sopore town before Eid-ul-Azha, warning over 31 persons by name against liasoning with police and mainstream parties. Police sources said soon after these posters were discovered, cops questioned several shopkeepers in the area, who have put up Xerox machines. The inquiries hinted at the alleged involvement of sarpanch Tanvir Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Hassan of Dooru, Sopore, in the preparation and circulation of H...
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Nurse molestation case; High Court stays transfer of victim
10/31/2014 11:31:38 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Srinagar, Oct 31 : Jammu Kashmir High Court on Thursday stayed the relieving order of Nurse Molestation victim from a Primary health center and termed it unwarranted. The petitioner, a staff nurse was working at Primary Health Center since April this year. A single bench of Justice Mohammed Yaqboob Mir stayed the relieving order dated 17 October 2014 and issued a notice to Jammu and Kashmir government through Commissioner Secretary Health department, Director Health Service Kashmir, Chief Medical Officer Anantnag, Block Medical Officer Mattan and Medical Officer Primary Health Center Aishmuqam who have been respondents in the case. Court also direct...
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LOCAL NEWS
Khajuria re-elected Chairman of S-JBSA
Create a life full of happiness: Maruti Sharma
Jasrotia elected as President of JUTCHS
125 Polling Stations to be relocated along Indo-Pak border
Karnah craves for basic amenities
Bijral hails PM's package for 1984 riot victims
Brick Kilns operating without Environment Clearance HC directs chairman JKPCB for closure
1 year imprisonment to tractor driver in accident case
Coalition deliberately allowed MCs, BDCs to collapse: Hamid Choudhary
Transfer of Medical Officer on the eve of MCC HC stays order
As poll process gains momentum, flood relief no more a priority
ACR Revenue, JMC conducts joint drive
Tailoring is our family business: BR Tailors
Myanmar national among four killed in separate road mishaps
DC Kishtwar, six other Govt employees working for NC
Alleged violation of MCC
School bus owned by ex-MP Lal Singh knocks student to death
HC stays Class IV list of Jammu district in Education Deptt
ULB transferred "tainted" officials a day before MCC came into force
SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K
Amidst heart wrenching scenes, body of trucker brought to native village
Govt Polytechnic organizes blood donation camp
10 cases settled in Lok Adalat
Gopal Ashtami celebrated with religious fervour
JU accords warm send off to Ashwani, Harjeet, Nanak
PDP's PAC Meet: PDP announces party mandate for left out segments
PDP appoints Vimal Sharma as Media Coordinator
KVM delegation calls on SSP Kathua
IRCS organizes medical camp
Zonal level quiz competition held
BAJ condoles demise of BL Pandita
Cong pays rich tributes to Indira Gandhi
SDM Basohli chairs all party meet
Bhori Singh to be NCP candidate from Bhaderwah
BJP candidate files nomination from Leh seat
Youth booked for attempt to rape
SBI-RSETI concludes apparel designing training programme
CAPD squad conducts market checking
Myanmar national among four killed in separate road mishaps
PDP (Y) General Secretary joins BJP
Minor attacked in Katra hotel
Married woman succumbs to burn injuries
Separate HC bench for Chenab region demanded
SC favours relaxation in model code of conduct in J&K
ULB transferred "tainted" officials a day before MCC came into force
Transfer of Medical Officer on the eve of MCC
HC stays Class IV list of Jammu district in Education Deptt
Alleged violation of MCC
DC Kishtwar, six other Govt employees working for NC
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