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JK Cements turned into 'white elephant' during PDP rule
State exchequer suffered a loss of Rs 1.26 crore
1/22/2021 12:07:51 AM
early times report jammu, Jan 21: A whooping loss of Rs 1.26 crore was caused to Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited during Mehbooba Mufti led dispensation. According to the details available with Early Times the alleged lethargic, non- serious and incongruous administrative set up of that period allowed the profit making company to turn into a "white elephant." Documents in possession of this newspaper reveal that failure of Jammu and Kashmir Cements Limited to utilise the cement grinding cum- packing unit Samba to the optimum capacity, as well as to market the cement to private parties/ and government departments resulted in operating loss of Rs 1.26 crore between 2015 to 2018. The production of the Cement grinding-cum-packing unit Samba started in September 2015- the period when the PDP led government was ruling the erstwhile state- and the company had incurred a capital expenditure of Rs 26.10 crore on the plant till 2017. However, against the envisaged production of 1,93,0...
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Former ADC Poonch under scanner for illegal revenue entries
1/22/2021 12:07:39 AM
RAJESH TANDON EARLY TIMES REPORT POONCH, Jan 21: A former Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Poonch has come under scanner for his illegal activities during his tenure in the district wherein he cleared around 350 cases pertaining to Revenue and other issues illegally in lieu of commission. Sources told Early Times that the ADC had jurisdiction of three tehsils including Mendhar, Poonch and Surankote. During his tenure, he settled 450 cases of revenue and various schemes of state as well as central but shockingly 350 cases were disposed illegally and most of them were revenue. "He got illegal entries in the land records of various people by instructing his subordinates just for the ...
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Quote order issued in some other case as one issued in their particular case
Trio of residents in connivance with administrative official misleads Court
1/22/2021 12:07:32 AM
jehangir rashid early times report SRINAGAR, Jan 21: A trio of the residents of the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir has 'misled' the Court by quoting an order passed in some other case as the one delivered by the judge in their case pending before the court of law. Shabir Ahmad Butt son of Ghulam Ahmad Butt, Abdul Qayoom Butt son of Mohammad Sidiq Butt, residents of Natipora, Srinagar and Dr. Asif Rasool resident of Kursu Rajbagh, Srinagar committed a 'fraud' and 'cheated' the High Court by referring to the order passed by the Court with regards to WP (C) 3411/2019. Dr. Asif is a veterinarian posted in Animal Husbandry department. Shabir, Qayoom and Dr. Asif have prayed before the co...
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PDP leader forgets Gupkar Alliance taunts at 'demotivated' Omar Abdullah
1/22/2021 12:07:21 AM
early times report jammu, Jan 21: A senior leader of the Peoples Democratic Party has allegedly taunted former Chief Minister and National Conference, Vice President, Omar Abdullah putting both the PDP and NC into awkward situation in the so called Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration. The PDP leader, who during the government led by the party was also holding a key charge at a office dealing with the welfare of women, has taken to social media to take a dig at the NC Vice President seemingly asking him to join the party led by Mehbooba Mufti. "When a politician says he feels demotivated after 5th aug, motivate him to join majority and lead them to achieve what was stolen decades befo...
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DySP in Rajouri-Poonch range loves to play video games than performing duty
1/22/2021 12:07:11 AM
RAJESH TANDON EARLY TIMES REPORT POONCH, Jan 21: It might sound strange but it's true that an influential Deputy Superintendent of Police in Rajouri-Poonch range loves to play video games on mobile during working hours in his office rather than discharging his official duty. The local residents alleged that despite his failures to come up to the expectations in his duties, he has been sitting in his home district. The alleged police officer is particularly targeting transporters having permits and all other requisite documents but sparing those who had no permits. "Although he had failed to provide proper security during DDC elections thereby some mischievous elements entered into the...
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17 years on, 172 CIC operators await regularization
1/22/2021 12:07:04 AM
ASIF IQBAL NAIK EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Jan 21: The lackadaisical approach of successive governments towards regularization of various employees working in the government sector could be gauged from the fact that 172 Community Information Center (CIC) operators engaged by the government in Rural Development Department are awaiting regularization of their services since last 17 years. As per the details available with Early Times, the dejected CIC operators in support of their demands had submitted a memorandum on behalf of 172 CIC Operators working in Rural Development Department for issuance of formal regularization orders in the office of Union Home Minister with the hope that thei...
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J&K LG reviews security scenario at maiden Unified Command meeting
1/22/2021 12:06:54 AM
early times report jammu, Jan 21: In his maiden Unified Command meeting, Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday reviewed overall security scenario across the Union Territory. Official sources here said that LG Sinha chaired at security review meeting here at Convention Centre in which border security, law and order situation, hinterland security and other concerns were discussed. Top brass of security from Home Department, J&K Police, Army Intelligence Agencies, CRPF, B...
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Security forces on high alert ahead of Republic Day
1/22/2021 12:06:35 AM
ISHTIYAQ AHMAD EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Jan 21: The security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are on high alert with inputs of 'militant' attack looming large before Republic Day on January 26. The main function of the Republic Day-2021 is being held at the Maulana Azad Stadium, Jammu, where the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha will preside over the function and take the salute. Intelligence sources told Early Times that they have received inputs that "militants have been tasked by their ha...
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Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents
Residents of Phase 3 Industrial Area Gangyal pained due to least concern shown by people at helm
1/22/2021 12:06:30 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 21: People living in phase 3 industrial area Gangyal are perplexed over the bad condition of roads and lanes in the area. They are also upset with the fact that the garbage is not being lifted from the area thus creating nuisance. The phase 3 industrial area Gangyal is a part of the Gandhi Nagar constituency and it is presenting a sordid tale of absolute neglect from the people at helm. The successive governments have failed the people of this colony and they a...
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Package employees occupy quarters at Vessu forcibly, others protest
Relief Organisation registers case
1/22/2021 12:05:38 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 21: Total lawlessness prevails at Vessu where over a dozen PM package employees who were already living in one room tenements have forcibly occupied the newly constructed quarters by breaking their locks. The action evoked strong resentment among the other employees living in rent accommodations in different parts of Valley who also held a strong protest demonstration at Press Club here today and demanded that all the forcible occupants of Government quarters at Vessu in Anantnag district be evicted immediately and the same be allotted to those employees who are residing on rent outside. The Relief Organisation which too has taken serious exception to f...
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Despite vast resources far flung areas plunged into darkness; many villages without drinking water
1/22/2021 12:05:32 AM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 21: Despite having sufficient resources scores of far flung villages are without power supply during these harsh wintering months. Abdul Salam from Chowkibal-Kupwara telephoned early times and said that their area is facing unscheduled power supply from past various weeks. “One fails to understand why far flung areas remain without power supply during winter. We always witness unscheduled power cuts when it was need of the hour for every hous...
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Warwan shivers at -17 degree, Marwah at -13, no respite from cold for next one week
1/22/2021 12:04:59 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 21: The inaccessible areas of Warwan and Marwah in Kishtwar District having the population of around 35,000 souls are shivering in -17 and -13 degree minimum temperature and it is further likely to dip in coming next week. As per the details available with Early Times, the whole Warwan valley having the population of around 15000 souls is under heavy snow cover and the poor people living in this area are facing lot of problems in absence of roads, electricity and communication beside are feeling the brunt of cold weather. Speaking to Early Times political and social activist Muzaffer Ahmed Lone said the people living in areas like Margi, S...
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JK reports 117 fresh cases of Corona Virus; one death, positive cases reach 123764
Active positive 1111, recovered 120729, casualties 1924
1/22/2021 12:04:48 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 21: With 117 fresh cases of Corona Virus being reported today the number of positive cases in the union territory reached 1, 23,764. The death toll due to the virus reached 1924 as one death was reported in Jammu in the past 24 hours. Srinagar reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 followed by Jammu district 33 cases, Pulwama district eight cases, Udhampur district five cases, Budgam and Kupwara districts four cases each, Anantnag, Ganderbal, Shopian and Kathua districts three cases each, Baramulla district two cases and Bandipora, Kulgam & Kishtwar districts one case each. Rajouri, Doda, Samba, Poonch, Ramban and Reasi districts reported no ...
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LOCAL NEWS
Jammu dumped yet again by central dispensation: Harsh Dev
All-round development of J&K major goal of GoI: Parliamentary Standing Committee
DC Kishtwar reviews preservation, development of water bodies in district
No bird flu in Kashmir: J&K govt lifts ban on poultry imports
New team of JCCI office bearers assumes charge
Republic Day arrangements reviewed at Srinagar
DC Ramban reviews progress on Railway, NHW 4- lanning projects
Rehbar-e-Khel teachers stage protest outside BJP office
SMC Mayor calls on Lt Governor
West Pakistan refugees allege denial of government jobs in J-K; hold protests
LMD recovers Rs 1 lakh fine from erring manufacturer
ACB registers misappropriation case against officials of RDD Block Warwan
Doda, Ramban districts now 'terrorism-free', say police
Chill further intensifies in Kashmir; Pahalgam freezes at minus 9.3 degree
Sat urges JK government to develop places holding religious importance
Pak violates ceasefire in Poonch, Army jawan martyred
Aadministration orders arrest of contractor for carrying out substandard works
Covid-19 vaccine: DC Anantnag warns of action against rumour-mongers
FC Health reviews implementation of PMJAY SEHAT scheme
Man held for objectionable post on social media in Reasi
HC warns petitioner for filing successive writ petitions seeking same relief
J&K Bank ATM guard stabbed to death
Alleged castration of transgender triggers protest in Jammu, case registered
DC Rajouri withholds salary of two officers for leaving station without approval
Advisor Baseer Khan assesses post snowfall scenario in Anantnag, Kulgam
DIG Udhampur chairs Joint security review meeting ahead of Republic day
DDC Councilor Dachhan meet DC Kishtwar
Citizen forum criticises Govt over visit of PSC delegation
MVD Rajouri spreads awareness among public, stakeholders
Republic Day arrangements finalized in Doda
ANTF arrests drug dealer with high grade Heroin and Afeem
JMC organizes IEC Programme on Solid waste management
DC Samba inspects arrangements at R-Day function venue
GDC Jindrah Organises Webinar on E-Counselling
Balwant Thakur gets additional charge of Education in addition to Culture
JU, GDC Kathua organise online workshop on 'Media Literacy'
Rijiju attends Zanskar Winter Sports Festival in Ladakh
GDC Dudu BasantGarh Organizes Inter College quiz Competition
National Girl Child Day Week celebrations take off in Kishtwar
Jammu police martyr cricket tournament concludes
R M Public School celebrated Gurupurab
IRC & Mahajan Sabha Gandhinagar distribute blankets to poor
Premier League: Khalsa Warriors, ASK Club win hockey openers
Cultural programme on road safety awareness organized
One day awareness programme organised
Dulhasti Power Station provides Medical Equipments to District Hospital Kishtwar
DTEA hits out at Trust management for locking office room
DDC member meets chief horticulture officer, discusses issues
MVD holds awareness programme on fitness of commercial vehicles
R- Day arrangements 2021 finalized at Udhampur
J&K KVIB plays crucial role in generating employment: Dr Hina
Federation of All India Vyapar Mandal seeks extension in two popular corporate schemes
Group of Reasi farmers flagged off for exposure visit within UT
Mulaqat facility resumes in Jails
KVK Jammu organises animal medical camp at Hassarwan
Ex-Servicemen, Veer Naris hold meet
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