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90 officers with fake degrees rule Youth Services, Sports department
Vigilance probe shelved, officials reluctant to act
11/19/2017 11:13:27 PM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: Over 90 officers in Youth Services and Sports (YSS) department were found possessing fake Masters of Physical Education (MP.Ed) degrees by State Vigilance Organization (SVO) nearly two years' back, but the department has been showing reluctance to take action, under pressure from the strong lobby of politically affiliated culprits. Sources in the department informed Early Times that acting on the complaints the State Vigilance Organization (SVO) had found that over 90 officers had fake MP.Ed degrees, who had also got promotions on the basis of these degrees. "Though MP.Ed degree course involves most of practical work and less of theory portion but these guilty officers had managed MP.Ed degrees though distance mode, after taking only few days leave from department ranging from 20-40 days", sources said, adding that even some officers had not taken permission from the department to pursue the degrees. An MP.Ed degree though distanc...
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NHM Mission Directorate adjusts blue eyed on prize postings
11/19/2017 11:13:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: The poor performance of Mission Director of National Health Mission (NHM) Jammu and Kashmir has been adjusting blue eyed at the choicest posting since he joined the office. Reliable sources of health department informed Early Times that doctors and paramedical staff having close proximity with politicians and directorate office were getting choicest postings whereas those who have no political linkage were forced to follow the order. The incumbent NHM director not only violates NHM norms but also throw GAD order into bin to attached Doctors, Paramedical staff at their choicest posting in all districts of state. The doctors appointed under NHM scheme...
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BJP's gift to refugees from Pak, no subsidized ration
'Move to starve'
11/19/2017 11:13:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: "BJP will grant citizenship rights, including right to vote in Assembly and local-bodies elections, right to immovable property, right to higher and technical education, right to state government jobs" - BJP to refugees from Pakistan in November 2014 (Hamare Sapanon Ka Jammu Kashmir: A Vision Document For The Planned Development Of The State). "Will take measures for sustenance and livelihood of the West Pakistan refugees" - (PDP-BJP Agenda of Alliance, March 1, 2015). These were the two categorical assurances given by the BJP before the 2014 Assembly elections and on the day the BJP for the first time became part of the Jammu & Kashmir Government ...
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Official posted at Relief Organization (migrants) gives 'damn' to CM’s directions
Allots works to non-migrants while keeping migrants at bay
11/19/2017 11:12:57 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Nov 19: An official posted in the Relief Organization (migrants) in the winter capital of the state is virtually giving a 'damn' to the directions issued by chief minister's office with regard to the works carried out at the properties where Kashmiri Pandits are putting up these days. Sources told Early Times that the official is paying no consideration to the direction that minor works at the quarters of Kashmiri Pandits at both Jammu and Kashmir should be allotted to the unemployed youth and other persons belonging to the Kashmiri Pandit community and other communities who migrated from the valley. "Directions have been issued by chief...
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Teachers with blemished records get administrative position in JU
11/19/2017 11:12:43 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: The administration of University of Jammu has allegedly posted teachers and officers with blemished records at administrative positions. According to sources in a written complaint sent to Governor's house by a former faculty member, it was alleged that administrative positions were offered to the teachers/officers/ with blemished record and accused of various scams. "A Professor who was found guilty of harassing a female colleague by the University and stripped of positions in 2012 was again given a top position. There has been a rumor that the VC was interested to favour the blemished Professor and used the excuse of the advice given to him by the La...
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As BJP ministers failed to connect people, CM starts public outreach programme in Jammu also
11/19/2017 11:12:38 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 19: As BJP minisrters have failed to come up to the expectations of the people, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has taken the initiative to establish direct connect with the common masses in Jammu region. Due to influence of power, BJP ministers have failed to establish contact with the local people in Jammu so Centre has suggested Chief Minister to take the initiative and reach to the masses. Credible sources said that Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's public reachout programme at Samba is part of the series which has started on the suggestions of the Central government because Union Government has received very discourging reports about style of functioning...
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PDP leader leaves Govt red-faced for bashing police online
11/19/2017 11:12:32 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: At a time when the Jammu and Kashmir Police is giving its sweat and blood to restore peace in the restive Kashmir, a leader from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has left the government red-faced by allegedly trying to "malign the image" of the cops. The PDP leader, who hails from Tral area of south Kashmir, and is presently working with the media cell of the Chief Minister's office, has taken to social media to claim that there was a chance of "rebellion" in the Jammu and Kashmir Police force, something which has cautioned the security agencies. Seeming trying to convey that cops were being used as "pawns" by senior officials, the PDP leader ...
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Former IAS 'unmasks' Kashmir in her book
'Was transferred for not serving biryani': Sonali Kumar
11/19/2017 11:12:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: Former IAS officer Sonali Kumar, who has served in Jammu and Kashmir for more than three decades, has written a book in which she reveals how she was transferred for not serving biryani to a visiting delegation. According to the publisher, Manhas Publications, the book -- Unmasking Kashmir: A Bureaucrat Reveals -- is an outsider's journey through the labyrinthine innards of the J&K bureaucracy and what an outsider Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer goes through while serving in J&K. According to the publisher, the book is a fresh perspective on the vexed Kashmir problem from the eyes of a career bureaucrat, who spent more than 37 years in th...
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Where sugar quota meant for Kashmiri migrants goes?
FCS&CA has no reply to queries
11/19/2017 11:12:10 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 19: Where the quota of sugar supplied by Government for Kashmiri migrants goes as after being supplied by the Government of India the same is not given to the hapless migrants by the Foof Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs Department for over a year now. The Kashmiri migrants who have taken up the issue with the Government many times till date but to no avail. Sources said that non supply of sugar to migrants after getting the quota from Centre is a big scam as there is a million dollar question where the same goes when the supply on the name of migrans is received from Government of India then who takes it in the mid way. The Kashmiri migrants who a...
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'Operation All Out' sends ultras packing, NIA blocks terror funding
War against terrorists, separatists in Kashmir enters into decisive phase
11/19/2017 11:04:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: The so-called joint separatist leadership comprising of Hurriyat hawk, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Hurriyat dove Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and militant turned self styled JKLF chief Yasin Malik, are a worried lot as the terrorists being pushed into the Valley by their sympathizers sitting across the Line of Control (LoC) are being neutralized everyday and the probe launched by the National Investigating Agency (NIA) into the terror funding in Kashmir has stopped the flow of funds. Security forces eliminating the six dreaded foreign terrorists, including Owaid, nephew of Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, Mumbai attack plotter, at Hajin in north Kashmir's Bandipora district p...
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'H&UDD derails JNNURM'
Despite huge funding, not a single CBP held
11/19/2017 10:46:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: Derailing the much ambitious centrally funded programme for urban development, the Housing and Urban Development Department failed to conduct a single capacity building program under Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission for the staff for enhancing their skill and efficiency. Although the Government of India had released Rs 40 lakhs to State in 2012 for conducting capacity building programmes under JNNURM, the Housing and Urban Development Department didn't conduct even a single such programme defeating the purpose of releasing funds which remained unutilized with State Government. Sources told Early Times that Government of India had sanctione...
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War of words between Omar, Geelani heating up
11/19/2017 10:46:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 19: NC president Farooq Abdullah's son and former state Chief Minister Omar Abdullah have joined the chorus with his father by targeting Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who has been fighting for the state's azadi for years now. "Can Geelani show me his reaction to the Pakistan Prime Minister who has repeated many times recently that Azadi is not an option forKashmir. Hypocrisy is a Geelani trait," Omar Abdullah has been repeatedly saying to corner Geelani. Omar Abdullah has also said that while Farooq Abdullah's ancestors were engaged in Kashmir struggle, Geelani was fighting elections and aligning with the then Janata Party. "Yes, while Farooq Abdullah's ancestors we...
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No water for over a week leaves Bhalwal parched
PHE engineers completely indifferent
11/19/2017 10:46:16 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 19: Attribute it to the complete lack of accountability on part of the officers and officials of the PHE department, the people of Bhalwal of in the outskirts of Jammu are without drinking water supply for over a week. Locals told ET that the last water supply by the department was on the 11th of November. "It is a pity that Bhalwal, which is now a tehsil headquarter, has been impelled to do without water for over a week; you can well imagine the plight of the peripheral areas of the state" said Dalbir Singh a local, accusing the PHE officers of criminal negligence and dereliction of duty. "The two AEEs posted here remain absent on most days and the lower st...
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Buoyed by Majid's return, many parents making similar appeals to their sons
11/19/2017 10:46:07 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 19: The renunciation of militancy by a 20-year-old south Kashmir footballer after his mother sent out a videographed appeal has prompted two more families from the region to issue similar emotional pleas for the return of their sons. The tearful parents of a trader, Ashiq Hussain Bhat, approached the media with a message for him to return home in Shopian district. A photograph of Bhat brandishing a gun had earlier gone viral on the social media. He went missing last week purportedly to join the Lashkar-e-Taiba. "My son did not return home from the shop on November 9, after which the picture turned up on the Internet," said Fehmeed, Bhat's mother. "There'...
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Swine flu scare in valley; nothing to panic say authorities
Paucity of vaccines adding to chaos
11/19/2017 10:46:02 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 19: The valley is being swept by a deadly swine flu wave that has left seven patients, including a pregnant woman dead while several others are undergoing treatment for H1N1 virus. While the health authorities continue to assure people that there was nothing to panic and everything was under control, the people here are raising questions over the state government's claim of preparedness to tackle the situation. Experts believe that as the mercury begins to dip, there is every chance of rise in the number of people infected with influenza. "Though the vaccination is the best possible way of protection, but the cost makes it unaffordable ...
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Despite formation of library committee 'medical journals' yet to be purchased
11/19/2017 10:45:53 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 19: What could be expected from the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, if mandatory medical journals have not been purchased for the last many years even despite formation of new library committee-whose jobs to streamline the functioning of the College library--- putting medical students' future on stake. Pertinently, ET had highlighted issue in which exposed the lackadaisical and non-serious approach of the concern authorities, following the college management constituted a committee which is head by HOD Physiology Dr. Sunil Sachdeva as chairman of the library committee and many more but in spite of a meeting, nothing has been done so far to buy medi...
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