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BJP-PDP announcing alliance sends NC into tizzy
Party leaders fear new dispensation would probe irregularities committed during past 6-years
2/26/2015 11:47:19 PM
Fazal Khan Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 26: Since the day Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have announced their decision to enter into an alliance to form the next dispensation in the state National Conference led by Omar Abdullah seems to have gone in hibernation. None of the NC leaders have reacted to the development. Sources told Early Times PDP-BJP giving final touches to the Common Minimum Programme and indicating that new government would be at place soon has "perturbed" the NC leaders as all their efforts to have some say in the government have proved futile. PDP turning down NC's unconditional support offer and BJP not showing any inclination towards NC shattered the "big dreams" of the party leaders who left no stone unturned to somehow either be the part of the government or prevent the government formation. "Most NC leaders were hoping that both the parties won't break the ice and were preparing themselves for a re-election," said an ...
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CAG puts question mark on implementation of IAY scheme in J&K
2/26/2015 11:47:05 PM
Syed Junaid Hashmi ET Report JAMMU, Feb 26: Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has put a question mark on the implementation of centrally sponsored Indira Aawas Yojana (IAY) scheme in Jammu and Kashmir. In a report tabled in the Lok Sabha recently, CAG has said that in Jammu & Kashmir, the details of housing shortage were available with the blocks but it was not consolidated at the district level. They have added that 3,764 out of 9,831 beneficiaries having kutcha houses in 11 out of 12 selected blocks were given financial assistance of Rs. 6.96 crore construction of new houses. Further, in 48 selected districts of nine states viz. Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Jammu & Kashmir, Jha...
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Modi Govt still undecided over rehabilitation of KPs
2/26/2015 11:46:57 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 26: Notwithstanding claims of Union Government of holding dialogue with Kashmiri Pandits on their rehabilitation in Valley, no headway has been made in redressing the problems of the displaced Pandits during last nine months of NDA Government led by Narendra Modi. According to sources the present Union Government failed to take any concrete steps in settling the long standing problems of displaced Pandits putting up in refugee camps at Jammu and other parts of the country. Sources said that the implementation of much talked about the PM's employment package of 6000 jobs announced in 2007 by then Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh is going on at snail's pace...
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Mufti leaves for Delhi to invite Modi for swearing-in ceremony
2/26/2015 11:46:48 PM
Bashir Assad Early Times Report jammu, Feb 26: Laying all speculations about "last minute hitches" in forming the government in J&K to rest, People's Democratic Party patron, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed flew to New Delhi on Thursday afternoon to invite PM Modi for his swearing-in ceremony on March 1. "Mufti left his Jammu residence at 4 pm for Delhi and he will be meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi on breakfast tomorrow," PDP sources said. Before leaving for Delhi, Mufti had a closed door meeting with the senior party leaders here at his residence. Earlier, there were reports of 'last time hitches' about Mufti-Modi meeting. "The last time hitch was about BJP's reluctance to meet Hurriyat...
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Environmentalist honoured by Governor fears JK police
2/26/2015 11:46:40 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 26: A sixty nine year old anti-corruption crusader, an environmentalist and a social worker, who was honoured by the Governor N N Vohra in 2011 for his outstanding contribution in environmental protection and its preservation, had to face alleged police "apathy and torture" in Jammu's Doda district. While talking to "Early Times" a 69 year old Kesari Sheshi Kumar son of Gyan Chand resident of Botanical Garden Barath, said that several police officials posted in Doda district from time to time not only harassed him, but left no stone unturned to implicate him in false cases and also allegedly killed his son Rajan Kesri (SPO) in a fake encoun...
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CMP re-drafted to please RSS
2/26/2015 11:46:32 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 26: The Common Minimum Programme (CMP) has been re-drafted on the pressure of the Sangh Praviar. The Sangh was not happy with the language of the CMP especially over Art 370. The PDP was insisting on the language that will send a message that it will not be disturbed. "The CMP was re-drafted after Sangh was consulted on its final draft. Art 370 has been core ideological issue of the Sangh and it can't be allowed to be diluted or taken off from the BJP's stand. The wording has been phrased in a manner that party's stand will be loud and clear that sustained efforts will be made to abrogate Art 370 and these will be taken to logical conclusion," said a senio...
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MC Kishtwar employees demand pending wages
Rainfall inundates frontier district
2/26/2015 11:27:37 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Feb 26: Incessant rainfall during the past few days have inundated this frontier district in Jammu region as most of the drains are blocked and ongoing strike of Municipal Committee employees, who are demanding the release of their pending salaries, has added to the mess. As per the details available with "Early times", the causal laborers working in Municipal Committee Kishtwar are on strike for past three days and today also they staged a mass...
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Forest deptt speeds drive against illegal Saw Mills, seizes machinery
9 Saw Mills seized so far
2/26/2015 11:24:26 PM
Arun Trisal Early Times Report KATHUA, Feb 26: In its aim to speed up the drive against illegal Saw mills running in Kathua Forest Division without valid license, a team of Forest department continued action against offenders on third consecutive day. A team of Forest Department consisting Vinay Khajuria, Range Officer, Kathua, Pankaj Khajuria, Block Officer, HQ, Kathua, and other Forest Officers under the overall supervision of Vijay Kr. Verma, SFS, Divisional Forest Officer, Kathua car...
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Tampered record of class IV appointments goes missing
CEO Kishtwar denies information to RTI applicant
2/26/2015 11:04:10 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 26: In a much publicized case of 'Irregularities' in Class- IV appointments in Education Department Kishtwar, the record pertaining to these appointments goes missing from the office of Chief Education Officer under mysterious circumstance, thus putting all the concerned officials of the department including the CEO on tenterhooks as he fail to provide the details pertaining to the issue to an RTI applicant who seeks details pertain to the notification and the applicants applied for the job against these class IV posts. As per the details available with Early times, while making an attempt to dispose of the RTI field by one Touseef Iqbal...
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PDD employees threaten agitation if state govt proceeds with privatization move
'We will enforce boycott pushing areas into darkness'
2/26/2015 11:01:21 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 26: As the state government is contemplating to private the power sector, employees of the Power Development Department have opposed the move and termed it a conspiracy to grab the water resources of Jammu & Kashmir. The employees of the PDD have threatened to hit the streets and launch an agitation in case the state government does not drop its idea of privatizing the department. The PDD employees also apprehended that the proposed move wou...
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RTI, PSGA Portal included on Kupwara District's official website
2/26/2015 10:41:46 PM
S.Tahir-Ul Haq Early Times Report KUPWARA, Feb 26: Early Times reported that Kupwara official website without RTI, PSGA Portal on Feb 6, however the Deputy Commissioner Kupwara, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan took cognizance of the report and directed the concerned authorities for its updating. From 2009 till Feb 6 all Deputy Commissioners, who were posted in Kupwara district ignored the RTI and PSGA importance, but the newly appointed DDC Kupwara, Kumar Rajeev Ranjan, took speedy measures in updat...
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Govt moves to HC against Gulzar Peer's acquittal
2/26/2015 10:40:25 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 26: The state government today filed appeal before the J&K High Court against the acquittal of self-styled faith-healer Gulzar Ahmed Bhat alias Gulzar 'Peer' and eleven others accused by police to have abetted the crime. In the appeal filed through station house officer Khansahib, the government has demanded high court to set aside the Judgment of Principal Session Court Budgam and convict the accused as well as award them maximum punishment. That state has assailed the verdict on a number of grounds, claiming it was result of non-application of judicial mind on facts as well as on law. The state said that the accused were found involved in FIR No.40...
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BJP's maiden Railway Budget promises faster Rail Network for JK
Makes no mention of tallest rail bridge
2/26/2015 10:40:18 PM
Javaid Naikoo Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 26: Railway Minister of Narendra Modi Led Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) government promised faster railway network for Jammu and Kashmir in his maiden railway budget today, however did not mention completion of under construction tallest railway bridge of the world. While producing his 2015-2016 rail budget of the country, Railway Minister, Suresh Prabhu said that there would be faster rail network growth in Jammu and Kashmir and connectivity provided to all the Northeastern states as well. "Indian Railways is committed for faster rail network in Jammu and Kashmir. The rail connectivity between Jammu region and the Kashmir valley through ...
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Senior doctor dies of suspected H1N1
2/26/2015 10:40:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 26: A senior doctor as suspected of swine flu died, who was admitted in Col RN Nursing Home of Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu and today shifted to Apollo Hospital Delhi after detonating his condition. As per reports, Dr Baljeet Singh was a senior doctor of Talab Tillo, who was posted at a Government Hospital in Bishnah was admitted in Government Medical College Hospital in a critical condition as suspected of swine flu related infection on February 24, 2015. He was put on life support ventilator. "After seeing his detonating condition, he had been shifted Apollo hospital Delhi today afternoon in a critical condition but he died and his test...
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H1N1 suspected children on god's mercy
No isolated ward, Tamiflu syrup
2/26/2015 10:40:04 PM
Nitesh Sangral Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 26: Children are at higher risk for getting the H1N1 influenza virus but Jammu and Kashmir Health Department has failed to provide isolated wards and Tamilflu syrup to the `children of lesser god'. An allegation, severely contested by the department which says that enough Tamiflu medicine and isolated wards are available in SMGS hospital. Senior doctor at SMGS hospital informed Early Times that government hospital Jammu is not ready to deal with swine flu cases of children due to non- availability of Tamiflu syrup. "It's a serious subject as many children are visiting the government hospitals OPDs everyday with normal flu symptoms. ...
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National media and PDP-BJP coalition
'Alliance for public welfare'
2/26/2015 10:39:57 PM
Neha Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 26: It is very interesting. While bulk of the Srinagar-based media is not happy over the agreement between the PDP and the BJP to form coalition government in J&K, many leading national dailies have editorially commended the agreement, notwithstanding the fact that some have also hinted at the some hurdles ahead in PDP-BJP alliance considering the fact that they subscribe to different ideologies. The Pioneer in its editorial "A governance coalition" (Feb 25) has, among other things, said: "After two months of intense negotiations, it is heartening to see that the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party and the Bharatiya Janata Party have come to ...
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Haphazard Parade parking makes people dance
I/C PP Parade puts onus on locals, businessmen
2/26/2015 10:34:26 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 26: Aberrant parking of various means of transportation including matadors, autos and cars on the main road in Parade area has become a cause of concern for the locals as well as commuters since the serpentine rows of vehicles block smooth movement of vehicular traffic. A deputation of some locals on Wednesday evening approached Early Times office and alleged that matador and auto drivers have encroached half of the road as they used to park their vehicles acc...
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Mini bus-Sumo drivers' clash leaves several injured
2/26/2015 10:25:22 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report anantnag, Feb 26: Several people including few drivers sustained injuries during the clashes which broke out in Khiram village of Anantnag district after sumo drivers allegedly halted mini buses plying on Khiram Anantnag route. Eyewitnesses said that a group of locals came under the attack by arrogant sumo drivers . They said that the drivers attacked locals with Kangris and stones during which several sustained injuries including drivers. Locals too according to eyewitnesses resorted to stone pelting and damaged few vehicles later. Soon after the incident senior police officials rushed to spot and brought situation under control, a police officer tol...
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Flood channel continues to haunt people of Budgam district
2/26/2015 10:25:11 PM
Shakeel A Khan Early Times Report budgam, Feb 26: The flood channel which directly flows into the Hokersar Lake is giving sleepless nights to the inhabitants of many villages in this central Kashmir district. The dam which was constructed in sixties has breaches at many places and it continues to scare the people. The dam which was constructed with an aim to give protection to the people living near the wetland isn't serving the purpose since the level of the wetland has risen because of the siltation that has taken place over the years. "Since the flood channel flows directly into the wetland and as a result of this the level of the wetland has been rising with the each passing day....
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Hopes soar as new dispensation prepares to take over
Streets, social media abuzz with expectations from PDP-BJP alliance
2/26/2015 10:24:53 PM
Peerzada Ummer Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 26: With PDP-BJP coalition government scheduled to take oath onMarch 1, the social networking sites and streets of Jammu and Srinagar are abuzz with hopes and expectations from the new dispensation. People are talking challenges before the new government including unprecedented floods of September last year. With scores of flood victims pinning hopes that the new government would take all the measures to mitigate the sufferings of the ravaged people, there are many who want the new dispensation to channelize the relief activities so that same could reach to the deserving lot. Meanwhile on social networking sites including Facebook an...
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APSCC swings solidly behind PDP, BJP alliance
Minority status
2/26/2015 10:24:31 PM
Rustam Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 26: The report that the PDP and the BJP would form coalition government in Jammu & Kashmir has inspired the minority community of Sikhs in the state. It has expressed the hope that new government would address the issues facing the minorities in the state, including the Sikh community. In fact, the All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Wednesday expressed hope that Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) government in the State would work for welfare of minority communities and redress their long pending grievances. A statement to this effect was made by none other than the chairman of the APSCC, Jagmohan Singh Ra...
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Governor directs Div Com to review flood situation, breach of Jhelum bandh
One injured as two motorcycles collide
Woman receives burn injuries
BJYM demands renaming of DH Poonch as Raja Sukhdev Hospital
Hurdles for Kishtwar city roads widening over
Prosecution failure leads to acquittal of father, son in 'murder case'
DB issues notice to MD Police Housing Corp in Samba Court Complex case
Div Com inaugurates Project "Sahayeta"
Protesters block NH1A, seek restoration of water supply
Commuters seek Swine Flu check-up centres at Lakhanpur Rly Stn
SSA conducts program for disabled Children
Locals demand proper work in Head Post office
Partap submits memorandum of demands to Div Com, DC Jammu
Two officials of PHC Sheeri suspended
2 killed in landslide on Jammu- Srinagar highway
Mini bus-Sumo drivers' clash leaves several injured
SSP Vigilance delivers lecture on 'Ethical Hacking'
Police foil bovine smuggling bid, one held
MoHFW deputes experts to assess H1N1 Influenza situation in J&K
Day 2: GMCH staff stages protest against non availibility of PPE
Four ration, k-oil dealers placed under suspension
JKGEWF holds meeting
4-day multilingual playwright workshop concludes
Include Mandal Commission recommendations in CMP: AIBCU to BJP, PDP
State Vigilance Commission holds meeting with RDD officials
Awareness programme on Swine flu organized
JKTF condemns attitude of Director School Education
Authorities fail to fulfill demands of employees:JKMEF
PoJK Front stages protest in favour of demands
Arrested drug peddler sent to 7 days remand
H1N1 Alert: DB issues directions to State & Medical Deptt regarding Swine Flu
CITU, AITUC protest against Centre Govt for its polices
ITP for newly recruited PGTs of Kendriya Vidyalaya held
Stranded passengers being airlifted in Bandipora
AJKPWA hails no hike in rail fare
AJKPWA hails no hike in rail fare
GDC Reasi organizes awareness progromme on Swine flu
GDC Reasi organizes awareness progromme on Swine flu
JKPDD employees protest against wrong policy of govt
Rural Technology Action Group commences functioning
Rural Technology Action Group commences functioning
JSM demands action against corrupt and tainted officials in JU
JSM demands action against corrupt and tainted officials in JU
Training program held at GCE
Shri Chauntra Mata yatra arrangements discussed
Governor calls for concerted efforts to harness solar power
Governor calls for concerted efforts to harness solar power
JMC seizes polythene, imposes fine
J&K Branch of ICAI elects Office Bearers
GDC Kathua organizes quiz competition
Joint delegation of LAHDC calls on Governor
'Beti Bachao Beti Padhao' awareness programme organized
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