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Reasi school students forced to fetch water
Teacher justifies bizarre action
9/20/2018 10:57:51 PM
AB Sharma Early Times Report Reasi, Sept 20: In a bizarre incident, a school teacher of a government school in zone Pouni of district Reasi has justified the labour being done by school students for carrying potable water in school in absence of water connection in the school premises. Following the complaints of locals regarding forceful engagement of school students by the staff of Government Middle School, Doogi for carrying the potable water in the school premises after covering a distance of 2 km, this reporter visited the school and captured the pictures of the students who were carrying water for drinking purpose. After getting information about presence of this reporter in t...
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Whistle blowers continue to feel heat in JK, yet to get safe & secure environment
9/20/2018 10:56:00 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 20: Although the Right to Information (RTI) Act at the central and state level provides safeguard to the whistle blowers reports from the ground suggest that these people are feeling the heat with the officers taking revenge from them. Early Times has learnt from sources that the officers especially the heads of the departments are not ready to accept the pro-active approach of the employees who later out turn to be the whistle blowers. The officers are on look out to act against these employees and as and when they get the opportunity they issue the punitive orders. "In majority of the cases the whistle blowers take up an issue in orde...
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CEO makes mass transfers ahead of his retirement
Teachers smell a rat
9/20/2018 10:55:50 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: Chief Education Officer Udhampur has allegedly made mass transfers of the teachers in the garb of rationalization that too just a month ahead of his superannuation, raising many an eyebrows. Sources told Early Times that the transfer order of teachers has come under scanner as the majority of the teachers were transferred from far flung areas to the city or roadside areas, in the name of rationalization. Astonishingly, only CEO Udhampur made transfers in entire Jammu Province which itself raises many questions. "In Chenani Zone about 22 teachers were transferred and posted at suitable places. Primary School teachers were transferred and posted in Mi...
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Imran Khan's 'bouncer' shocks Pak proxies in Kashmir
Pak PM ignores separatists, proposes bilateral talks with GoI
9/20/2018 10:55:19 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: Skeletons have finally begun to tumble out of the cupboards, revealing the inner most secrets of how unimportant is the so-called Hurriyat Conference for Pakistan when it comes to discussing important matters with New Delhi. In a letter dated September 14, Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan proposed a meeting between foreign ministers Sushma Swaraj and Shah Mahmood Qureshi before the informal meeting of the SAARC foreign ministers at the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly in New York. In the letter, Imran mentioned how peace and engagement between the two countries is important for prosperity of both India and Pakistan and talks are n...
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Officially on leave, Principal of GDC Pulwama goes on tour
9/20/2018 10:55:09 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: The office of Senior Superintendent of Police Pulwama on Tuesday had to investigate the whereabouts of the Principal of Government Degree College Pulwama after rumours of his kidnapping spread in some areas of the south Kashmir district. Police had to investigate the entire story of his kidnapping and later they found that though in college records the Principal was officially on leave for two days, actually he had been accompanying the students of the college to a trip to Gurez valley. Sources in the Police headquarters Pulwama informed Early Times that on Tuesday morning they got a news about the alleged kidnapping of the Principal of GDC Pulwama (Bo...
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Non state subject encroaches Custodian land, raises construction with help of officials
9/20/2018 10:54:54 PM
Nitesh Sangral Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: A Non-State Subject has encroached the custodian land and raised construction over it allegedly with the help of some 'goons' and some government employees at Ramgarh in Samba district but interestingly the concerned higher authorities have remained nonchalant to the whole issue. As per the copy of complaint forwarded to Tehsildar Samba, in possession of Early Times, Ramji Lal resident of MP State and working in Indian Railways, with the con...
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Decision of Kashmir centric parties to stay away from polls backfires
NC, PDP boycott leaves ground open for BJP, Congress
9/20/2018 10:54:28 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: Congress clearing the air and deciding to participate in the forthcoming municipal and panchayat polls has put the Kashmir centric parties National Conference and Peoples Democratic Party in a tight spot. Both the parties, according to the Kashmir watchers, were expecting that Congress would also stay away from the polls but it did not happen. "Both NC and PDP stand isolated and if they continue to preach boycott they could end on the other side of the line," said an analyst. He said that PDP and NC by deciding to stay away from the panchayat and municipal polls have toed the line of separatists and have covertly endorsed their ideology. "Congress comi...
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J&K BJP's resolution on Rohingyas dangerous
Akhnoor Executive Meet
9/20/2018 10:54:16 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 20: Deportation of Rohingya from Jammu was the long-standing demand of the people of Jammu. They had been demanding their deportation on the ground that they constituted a live threat to not just the demography of Jammu province but also constituted a threat to national security. They had also been demanding their deportation on the ground that the Rohingyas were involved in "subversive" and all kinds of criminal activities, including girl trafficking, thefts and selling minor girls, and the crime rate in Jammu had increased mani-fold since 2008, when the NC-Congress coalition government settled them in Jammu district and Samba. The people of Jammu had hope...
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Use Indus waters to brought Pak to India's knees
9/20/2018 10:54:03 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 20: In 1960, in the hope that water largesse would bring about peace, India under Nehru gifted the bulk of the Indus system's waters - and the largest three of its six rivers - to Pakistan under the Indus Water Treaty (IWT) of 19660. The IWT was brokered by the World Bank and it was to the advantage of the aggressor Pakistan. It was Nehru's fifth big blunder. The other four blunders were transfer of power from Jammu to Kashmir, making Sheikh Abdullah a party to J&K's accession to India, application of Article 370 to J&K on January 26, 1950 and application of May 14, 1954 Article 35-A to J&K with effect from May 14, 1944. The IWT, according to experts, "is ...
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Authorities fail to lock unregistered nursing home in Anantnag
9/20/2018 10:53:31 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Anantnag, Sept 20: Despite directions from divisional administration, the Health department in South Kashmir's Anantnag district has failed to shut an unregistered nursing home. According to reports, the South City Hospital named nursing home located on Khanabal-Pahalgam road in Anantnag town is functioning without obtaining formal registration from the Health department. The nursing home has gone functional came to fore after a local resident (name withheld) approached district hospital authorities for one blood point. "Doctors will operate upon on my wife at South City Hospital, so I need one blood point," he pleaded before the authorities. He als...
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Colleges' construction scam hits Higher Edu Deptt
Clerk gets commission from companies, ignores PWD, R&B
9/20/2018 10:51:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 20: A clerk in the Higher Education Department is allegedly minting huge money in allotment of construction of works of department including new colleges and maintenance works of existing buildings. Sources in the Secretariat informed Early Times that the clerk who is sitting at same post for last over a decade has been allotting the works in lieu of heavy commission for various government agencies. "He avoids to give works to PWD, R&B department as there is no scope for commission, as PWD and R&B invite tenders globally (e-tenders). But other government owned companies don't follow this procedure", sources said and added that apart from getting huge cut f...
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Except capital cities, IPD facilities yet to start elsewhere
Govt neglects ISM Department
9/20/2018 10:51:10 PM
Bijay Charak Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 20: In what could be termed as government apathy, the IPD facilities in ISM department are operational in capital cities only. Reliable sources in department concerned informed Early Times that Ex- ISM director claims that during his tenure he had streamlined the department, constructed Ayurvedic/Unani colleges and other essential buildings. Also started the first batch of BAMS in state but astoundingly the director had forgotten t to start the IPD facilities in other districts of state, they said. However, a couple of years back, government had established 20 AYUSH units in various Allopathic health institutions of state to ensure that...
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JK sans tourism policy, unregulated visitors detrimental for environment
9/20/2018 10:51:01 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 20: In absence of any tourism policy, the non-regulation of tourists in Jammu Kashmir would result in severe detrimental impact on environment in the state. Despite tourism considered backbone for the state economy, the government is yet to formulate any tourism policy. "We have only few tourist places which are having the requisite infrastructure. But government has failed to regulate the tourists in these places which proves detrimental to our environment," an official of Environment department said. An official of tourism department said that non-regulation of visitors at tourist destinations could prove detrimental to the state ecology. "There i...
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HC seeks details of funds spent on similar work
As SMC halts awareness work in 8 wards
9/20/2018 10:50:55 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 20: At a time when Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has halted its much hyped Information Education and Communication (IEC) in almost eight wards in Srinagar city, Jammu & Kashmir High Court has sought details of funds utilized for the similar work as high court has given a top priority to the issue of waste management in state. Details along with copy of the High Court direction available with Early Times reveals that while hearing a PIL titled Environmental Policy Group V/S State, the division bench of High Court on Monday issued direction to Commissioner SMC to reveal details about the funds spent and steps taken towards solid waste management in...
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Urdu dying slowly in Govt schools, students' future in dark
9/20/2018 10:50:47 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, Sept 20: Even as Urdu is the official language of the state, it still faces neglect in terms of its promotion and enrichment. In numerous government schools, there exists no provision for Urdu teaching. The government schools though can't say no to it, but in the absence of Urdu teachers almost in every government school, teaching of Urdu stands affected badly. While several schools are without Urdu teachers but the language is still considered to be as officia...
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DH Rajouri lacks health facilities
9/20/2018 10:50:25 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Sept 20: Though the health services at District Hospital have shown many improvements for the last many month yet many changes needs to be made urgently despite the fact that the Government Medical College is coming up at Rajouri and likely to be start functioning from the next academic year. Once known as 'referral hospital' due to inadequate strength of doctors/ paramedical staff, latest equipments/ machinery, health service presently is up to the mark now. Despite improvements due to personnel efforts of Dr. Mehmood Bazar, Medical Superintendent and fully supported by Dr Suresh Gupta, Chief Medical Officer and district administration. District hospital sti...
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Khand Mithe Log Dogre organizes a seminar
Ex-servicemen Welfare Association expresses resentment on killing of BSF man
Painting competition organised
JK State Rural Livelihood Mission conducts Swachhta Hi Seva Programme
ABVP constitutes new team at JU
Poonch people demand restoration of bridge
Red Farm- Countryside Bistro & Nice Legs opens in Jammu
IGNOU Induction Programme organised District Hospital
Minor died in road mishap
GDC Majalta organizes events on Dowry System, Female foeticide
Prioritise languishing projects for completion: Choudhary tells DCs
DB issues directives in illegal brick-kiln
DB directs Forest Secy to file response
Department acts against Master for posting old video on social media
2 Militants Killed in Bandipora
Govt rolls out Group Mediclaim Health Insurance Scheme for employees, pensioners, journalists
Bail cannot be withheld as means of punishment: HC
Advisor Kumar chairs 13th Standing Committee meet of State Board for Wildlife
Special Secretary Animal Sheep Husbandry falls in Vigilance net
4 Inspectors, 2 SIs among 23 adjusted
After Imran Khan's peace wish, Pakistan violates ceasefire at International Border
Senior PDP leader Joins NPP
BJP unleashing misinformation campaign over Article 35A: Rana
J&K Prepares For Civic Polls Amid Arson, Terror Threat
SC allows Dilbag Singh to continue as Jammu & Kashmir DGP
GDC Dharmari organizes symposium on Drug Abuse
GDC RS Pura organizes activity
KPS holds "Eat Healthy" contest
Cats Club & Designer festive collection exhibition commenced
5 day National Etching Workshop concludes at IMFA
RBDA hold protest against Pakistan at Ramgarh
Power employees to protest against formation of Tradeco on Sept 24
Excise Department foiled smuggling of cement, imposes Rs 4.84 lacs penalty
DC Jammu asks political parties to adhere to MCC guidelines
BSP not to contest ULB elections in J&K
DC Jammu asks political parties to adhere to MCC guidelines
Absconder arrested by Samba police
3 Years old girl injured in road Mishap
Governor's direction to distt Development commissioners hailed: SS Bijral
Power shutdown
Notification issued for second phase of civic body polls
JKFMHW stages protest against govt, highlights demands
DCC demand SRTC buses for Kishtwar
NPP demands Holiday on Maharja Hari Singh' birthday
NIRMAL awarded with Munshi Premchand Sahitya Samman 2018
Army constructs footbridge for school going children
Amandeep Medicity conducts bypass surgery of patient with 3 grafts & valve replacement
JKGB conducts 100 'Swachhta Hi Seva'
Investiture ceremony conducted
'Paryatan Parv' launched in Bhaderwah
Rajouri police holds cleanliness drive
531 kg poppy straw recovered, one apprehended
Dr. Veethika awarded Ph.D in Hindustani Music
IGNOU Induction Programme organised District Hospital
Comm Secy AM Bhat visits office of BAJ
Tiny Tots Hr Sec School holds Investiture Ceremony
DPS Jammu organizes 'Show N Tell Competition'
SMVDU introduces "Shakti" Scholarship
First - Aid training programme concluded
Pawan Sharma visits agitating RET Teachers'
Police organize Swachchta hi Sewa Campaign
Red Star launches Geysers in Jammu
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