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Breaking News :   Prepaid mobile phone services to be restored in Kashmir | JP Nadda set to be elected BJP chief unopposed on January 20 | De-radicalization can end by hitting the source | After Dineshwar Sharma, will GOI appoint one more interlocutor? | DECC construction becomes victim of legal hurdles | ‘Matlabi’ doctor quits PDP to explore greener pastures | Congress leaders demand sidelining of all corrupt, incompetent leaders | Attachments in FWMCH&I still not cancelled | SHO transferred for taking plot to shield murder accused | LG conducts extensive tour of Jammu city, inspects key projects | Doctors at SDH Mendhar fleecing poor patients | PWD playing with lives of LoC people | Local matador operators allege loot at Sarore Toll plaza | SC orders inquiry, action against JMC for delay | SC orders inquiry, action against JMC for delay | Advisor Bhatnagar advocates Policy of Zero tolerance against traffic rule violators | Power shut down | Administration lifts Sec 144 | Court grants 7 days police remand of Hilal Rather | Jammu-Srinagar highway opens after 5 days | Air traffic normal after delay in morning flights at Srinagar airport | LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir | LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir | LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir | Sadhus shivering in winter cold, authorities unmoved; NGOs too least concerned | Union Council of Ministers to visit J&K from Jan-18, Chief Secretary reviews preparations | CS visits Poonch, Rajouri to review preparations for Union Minister’s public outreach programme | Valley loses 65-K kanals of forest land in 6-years by fire | Technical Festival Titiksha-2020 inaugurated at SMVDU | Tawi Trekkers felicitate Shivani Charak | DPS Nagbani holds interactive session | Workshop on awareness of Kayakalp organised | JU faculty member delivers lecture at Mumbai University | DPS Jammu shines in National Shooting Competition | VCE, Lakhanpur celebrates Silver Jubilee | PMUY gas connections distributed in LoC area | No relief in near future for people living in border areas in north Kashmir | IAF rescues 9 foreign, 98 other trekkers in Ladakh | Majority inner roads remain under snow | Mysterious disease kills 8 children in Ramnagar | DLTFC Udhampur sponsors 65 loan cases | MVD organises symposium on Road Safety Week | Sasan demands release of political leaders | DM Kishtwar issues prohibitory orders regarding various matters | JCCI President Pledge fight against drugs, visits Drug de addiction centre | Cong seeks immediate restoration of J&K’s statehood, release of political leaders | TNWS met BJP President Ravinder Raina | Rs 2,379 cr Z-Morh Tunnel project in J&K awarded to APCO Amarnathji Tunnelway | Soldier cremated with state honours in Gurdaspur, 3-month-old daughter lights pyre | 19 two-wheelers driven by minors seized in Rajouri, 79 challaned | Absconder nabbed from Jammu | Centre asks states to set up monitoring centres for vehicle tracking system | JK OBC Maha Sabha met Chairman NCB | LG pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple, prays for peace | Inauguration of M.A Stadium will fulfill our dreams, says cricket freaks | FC reviews vital health care initiatives | LG pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple, prays for peace | Union Council of Ministers to visit valley after February | Court rejects bail of alleged OGW HM | For whom is ISI holding three million Kalashnikovs? | Army Chief has assured that nation remains secure in strong hands of its Armed Forces | Rattled Congress forgets Pak role | Shiv Sena alleges restoration of 2G mere an eyes wash | AAP appeals LG to restructure JKBOSE | 31st National Road Safety Week concludes | While world condemns Pak, Cong continues to toe Pakistan's narrative on Kashmir: BJP | 3 day training programme on Urban Agriculture organised | EDP for PMEGP beneficiaries' course concludes | Residents' Welfare Committee Gole calls on VC JDA | Free orthopaedic camp organized | Back Issues  
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De-radicalization can end by hitting the source
‘10, 12 year old boys and girls being radicalized in Kashmir’
1/18/2020 12:07:16 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Jan 17: Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat has revealed that de-radicalization camps are operating in the country to isolate the people who are completely radicalized. In his address at the Raisna Dialogue while referring to situation in Kashmir the CDS said that young girls and boys as young as 10 and 12 years are being radicalized in the Valley and it’s a matter of concern. An analyst while talking to Early Times said, “Young boys and girls being radicalized in Kashmir has been discussed widely but it’s for the first time that any top officer has admitted that there are de-radicalization camps in the country and the completely radicalized elements are being counseled.” He said, “Besides exporting terrorism our neighbouring country has also exported radicalization to our country. One can imagine the designs of Pakistan vis-à-vis India. There only agenda seems to spill blood in the Valley. Pakistan has been fighting a proxy war in Jammu and Kash...
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After Dineshwar Sharma, will GOI appoint one more interlocutor?
Amid talks of JK’s political engagement, chances of new emissary gaining ground
1/18/2020 12:07:02 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: There are questions being raised over whether the government will once again made appointment of interlocutor as more than two months have passed since GOI appointed interlocutor Dineshwar Sharma was the new administrator of Lakshadweep on October 25, last year. On October 23, 2017, the government of India appointed Sharma as a Special Representative. He was tasked to carry forward the dialogue process with all the stakeholders in Jammu and Kashmir. However, things seem to have drastically changed vis-a-vis Shrama’s role as an interlocutor since June 19, 2018. That was the time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pulled out of the alliance with Pe...
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DECC construction becomes victim of legal hurdles
Dept undermines project’s legal complicacies before taking up
1/18/2020 12:06:26 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: It has been more than eight years since the project for the construction of District Employment and Counselling Centre (DECC) Jammu was taken up by the Employment Department but due to legal complicacies erupted during its execution, the project remained withheld and could not be completed till date. Sources told Early Times that for construction of District Employment and Counselling Centre, the department took a piece of land from Jammu Development Department against payment in 2011 and construction of the project was given to Public Works Department, which prepared Detail Project Report at the estimated in crores. “But the work could not be star...
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‘Matlabi’ doctor quits PDP to explore greener pastures
1/18/2020 12:06:13 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 17: A Kashmir doctor, who had joined Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to allegedly benefit his family owned hospital has quit the party, with political circles calling him “Matlabi doctor.” The doctor, who was among four leaders who quit the PDP on January 10, a day after a team of politicians called on the visiting Ambassadors in Kashmir, had joined the PDP around four years ago. Sources said the doctor had joined the PDP and was behaving like “Chamcha” to get his family owned hospital in south Srinagar reopened. It is pertinent to mention that the then government led by PDP had sealed the private hospital following deaths of patients. After the death...
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Congress leaders demand sidelining of all corrupt, incompetent leaders
1/18/2020 12:06:02 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Jan 17: Weakness of J&K Congress was exposed in two-day executive committee meeting of the party in which some leaders made it clear that party does not have competent candidates to fight BJP. Some leaders suggested that new faces must be encouraged to contest assembly elections, whenever held in J&K. Credible sources said that during discussions on situation in J&K, Ghulam Nabi Azad and Ambika Soni asked the leaders to launch agitation for early assembly elections. When both the leaders asked participants to launch agitation for early assembly elections, some local leaders raised the questions that party does not have potential candidates to fight BJP. They ...
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Attachments in FWMCH&I still not cancelled
Extension Educator enjoys plum posting at Dy CMO office Kupwara
1/18/2020 12:05:52 AM
S TAHIR-UL HAQ EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Jan 17: The tall claims of accountability and transparency of the government seems to be confined on papers only, the Extension Educator official of Family Welfare MCH and Immunization (FWMCH&I) department actually posted in Langate Medical Block of Kupwara district performs his duty at Dy CMO Office Kupwara from last ten years. Highly placed sources in the department informed early times that, ‘from last ten years, Extension Educator (name with held) posted in Langate medical block and is attached to the Deputy Chief Medical Office (Dy CMO) Kupwara. “Extension Educator (EE) presently attached at Dy CMO office Kupwara is enjoying his posti...
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SHO transferred for taking plot to shield murder accused
1/18/2020 12:05:26 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: Keeping in view reports of the involvement of senior police officers in the real-estate business, higher-ups in the police department has recently transferred one SHO from the outskirt of Jammu after it was established that he has taken gift of plot in lieu of hushing up a murder case. Credible sources said that some people brought to the notice of police higher-ups that one SHO, deployed in the outskirts of Jammu was doing business allegedly in lieu of protecting murder accused. It was only after receiving such reports, higher-ups had started investigation and during preliminary investigation it was found that cases of murders were reported from the ...
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LG conducts extensive tour of Jammu city, inspects key projects
1/18/2020 12:05:20 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: To inspect the pace of work and to get a first hand appraisal of the several developmental projects undertaken in the winter capital, Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today conducted an extensive tour of Jammu city. At the start of the tour, the Lt Governor visited the multi-tier parking project at Bus Stand Jammu. He was informed that the Rs 213.08 Crores multi-tier parking facility would have first three floors reserved for parking of around ...
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Doctors at SDH Mendhar fleecing poor patients
Prescribing low branded, costly medicines
1/18/2020 12:04:19 AM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: It seems that the doctors at Sub District Hospital (SDH) Mendhar have allegedly forgotten their professional ethics as they are reportedly prescribing low branded and costly medicines to gullible patients visiting hospital. While talking to Early Times, some patients alleged that few doctors in the SDH Mendhar have been allegedly fleecing penitents by writing long list of medicines on prescription lists putting extra burden on their pockets. “I had been suffering from fever due to which I visited hospital and doctor after examining me wrote medicines on prescription lists. In order to purchase medicines when I went to nearby pharmacy ...
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PWD playing with lives of LoC people
Carrying out substandard construction of bunkers
1/18/2020 12:04:05 AM
ANKIT KESSAR EARLY TIMES REPORT NOWSHERA, Jan 17: The Public Works Department (PWD) Nowshera has allegedly been carrying out substandard construction work of bunkers near LoC villages of Sub Division Nowshera of district Rajouri putting lives of the people in great risk. Sources told Early Times that the construction of bunkers being carried out in all LoC areas across Jammu and Kashmir where shelling continuously takes place by Pakistan, due to which many people get severely injured and many lost their precious lives. Raising question over poor quality work by PWD, the locals alleged that substandard work is being carried out in the construction of bunkers by the executing agency, ...
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Local matador operators allege loot at Sarore Toll plaza
In records locals exempted but matador operators ask to shell `110 per trip
1/18/2020 12:03:50 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: Contrary to the assurances as well as officials records regarding exemption of locals at Sarore Toll plaza, the local matador operators have alleged that they have been asked to shell out Rs. 110 per trip, making their business impossible. The matador operators plying on various routes from Jammu to Raya, Suchani, Patti, Badoli, Karyal, Vijaypur and others areas today observed complete strike against what they termed the highhandedness of toll-plaza staff. “Earlier it was claimed that locals of Samba district including commercial and non-commercial will be exempted from toll at Sarore but we have been forced to pay Rs. 55 per trip, which has been hi...
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Sadhus shivering in winter cold, authorities unmoved; NGOs too least concerned
No blankets for poor Sadhus!
1/17/2020 11:58:19 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 17: Call it as destiny or lackadaisical attitude of the concern authorities who are apparently seems least bothered to provide any warm clothes, blankets etc to the sadhus who are taking refuge near Shiv Mandir Trikuta Nagar in particular and in the vicinity of the flyover adjacent to famous Maulana Azad Stadium in general— As the on going harsh winter conditions with bone chilling cold have taken heavy tool on these poor nomadic people since...
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Valley loses 65-K kanals of forest land in 6-years by fire
1/17/2020 11:56:57 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 17: Forest fires appear to be taking a heavy toll on the green gold as over 65,000 kanals of forest land have been destroyed for the last six years. In absence of boundaries and proper fencing, an official said live stock of the surrounding areas go on a grazing spree in upper reaches of forests resulting in habitat degradation. He said that the increase in forest fires happen due to non-demarcation of forest land in Kashmir. “Had the forests been demarcated, less fire incidents would have happened,” the official said. Official details say that more than 65, 000 kanals of forest area have been destroyed in 1100 wildfire incidents in Kas...
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SC orders inquiry, action against JMC for delay
SC orders inquiry, action against JMC for delay
Advisor Bhatnagar advocates Policy of Zero tolerance against traffic rule violators
Power shut down
Administration lifts Sec 144
Court grants 7 days police remand of Hilal Rather
Jammu-Srinagar highway opens after 5 days
Air traffic normal after delay in morning flights at Srinagar airport
LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir
LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir
LeT OGW arrested by security forces in south Kashmir
Union Council of Ministers to visit J&K from Jan-18, Chief Secretary reviews preparations
CS visits Poonch, Rajouri to review preparations for Union Minister’s public outreach programme
Technical Festival Titiksha-2020 inaugurated at SMVDU
Tawi Trekkers felicitate Shivani Charak
DPS Nagbani holds interactive session
Workshop on awareness of Kayakalp organised
JU faculty member delivers lecture at Mumbai University
DPS Jammu shines in National Shooting Competition
VCE, Lakhanpur celebrates Silver Jubilee
PMUY gas connections distributed in LoC area
No relief in near future for people living in border areas in north Kashmir
IAF rescues 9 foreign, 98 other trekkers in Ladakh
Majority inner roads remain under snow
Mysterious disease kills 8 children in Ramnagar
DLTFC Udhampur sponsors 65 loan cases
MVD organises symposium on Road Safety Week
Sasan demands release of political leaders
DM Kishtwar issues prohibitory orders regarding various matters
JCCI President Pledge fight against drugs, visits Drug de addiction centre
Cong seeks immediate restoration of J&K’s statehood, release of political leaders
TNWS met BJP President Ravinder Raina
Rs 2,379 cr Z-Morh Tunnel project in J&K awarded to APCO Amarnathji Tunnelway
Soldier cremated with state honours in Gurdaspur, 3-month-old daughter lights pyre
19 two-wheelers driven by minors seized in Rajouri, 79 challaned
Absconder nabbed from Jammu
Centre asks states to set up monitoring centres for vehicle tracking system
JK OBC Maha Sabha met Chairman NCB
LG pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple, prays for peace
Inauguration of M.A Stadium will fulfill our dreams, says cricket freaks
FC reviews vital health care initiatives
LG pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple, prays for peace
Union Council of Ministers to visit valley after February
Court rejects bail of alleged OGW HM
Shiv Sena alleges restoration of 2G mere an eyes wash
AAP appeals LG to restructure JKBOSE
31st National Road Safety Week concludes
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3 day training programme on Urban Agriculture organised
EDP for PMEGP beneficiaries' course concludes
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