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Amid All Party Meet buzz in J&K, separatists become insignificant
6/24/2021 12:16:39 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 23: As the political atmosphere in Jammu and Kashmir is abuzz due to the scheduled All Party Meeting called by the Prime Minister Modi, if there is any section which is feeling irrelevant, it is the separatist camp in the Valley. Neither there is even a single word coming from them nor is anyone talking about their pertinence amid the ongoing political developments in the erstwhile state. The talks which are scheduled to be held on Thursday in New Delhi are gaining momentum in terms of the large scale discussions on public podiums. However, what catches one’s eye is the fact that there is no one talking about the separatists and that they used to exist somewhere once upon a time. “This is the tectonic shift in Kashmir politics. On one side the separatists are themselves in oblivion and on the other side people have in outright manner forgotten about them. What greater change there could be other than this in a place where the separatists in the p...
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Provide Ladakh UT with legislature, BJP joins chorus
6/24/2021 12:16:33 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 23: A day after Peoples’ Alliance for Gupkar Declaration (PDGD) demanded the restoration of statehood to J&K, the Apex Committee of the Peoples' Movement of Ladakh on Wednesday raised the demand of 'UT with the legislature' status. The panel has raised this demand within days after administration of the Union Territory of Ladakh has reserved jobs for local residents only. The Ladakh Buddhist Association (LBA) president and former two-time Lok Sabha member from Ladakh, Thupstan Chhewang said that the Apex Committee has listed the demand for grant of the legislature. First time after granting the UT status, the Apex Committee-a powerful platform represe...
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On meeting eve, Delimitation panel seeks report from DCs
6/24/2021 12:16:28 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 23: On eve of the much-publicized meeting of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi with leaders of J&K, Delimitation Commission held virtual meetings with Deputy Commissioners (DCs) across the UT. Highly placed sources said that the delimitation panel has already sought information from DCs and Wednesday’s interaction was only in this regard. “Seeking information on the eve of Prime Minister’s meeting attached importance”, sources said and added that delimitation panel was working assiduously to complete the task as early as possible. Sources said that issue of redrawing Assembly and Lok Sabha constituencies of J&K was likely to be discussed in Thursday’s meet...
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Provide info to people at SDM level: CIC directs DC Baramulla
'Open government cherished objective of RTI Act'
6/24/2021 12:16:21 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, June 23: In a landmark judgment Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Y K Sinha has directed the office of Deputy Commissioner Baramulla to provide information to the people at the Sub Divisional level with the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) being the ultimate authority to dish out information on different matters related to public interest. “Having heard both the parties and on perusal of the available records, the Commission is of the view that although satisfactory information is provided to the Appellant, efforts should be made to create a robust mechanism for disclosing such information at the SDM level through internet either on the ...
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Warning: First Delta Plus variant case detected in Jammu
6/24/2021 12:16:03 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 23: Worried ahead for Jammu as the first case of deadly Delta Plus variant of Coronavirus has been detected in Jammu on Wednesday. Detection of this variant amid threat of the possible third wave of the deadly Coronavirus has created tension in the Jammu region which witnessed the total collapse of health infrastructure during the second wave of the deadly virus. Principal Government Medical College Jammu, Dr. Shashi Sudan has confirmed that the first case of the new Delta Plus variant of Coronavirus in J&K has been detected in Katra. She, however, said that the patient continues to be asymptomatic. Reports said that as per normal routine, samples were...
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100 year old Nag Temple inaccessible
Road unconstructed, devotees face inconvenience
6/24/2021 12:16:00 AM
Ankit Kessar Early Times Report Rajouri, June 23: A 100-year old Nag Devta Temple at Chhajja in Sunderbani tehsil here is inaccessible as the road leading to it is in dilapidated condition. The temple is situated in Thandapani area. “People have strong faith and religious sentiments for this place. Biannual congregations are held every year where thousands of the devotees reach to take blessings of the Nag Devta,” locals said. Due to non construction of the road, people face huge di...
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LG Sinha pay tributes to Dr Syama Prasad on his death anniversary
6/24/2021 12:11:17 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, June 23: Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory (UT) Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday paid tributes to Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee who died on this day in 1953 in a hospital under detention in Srinagar. Mr Sinha in a tweet on the official Twitter handle of Lt Governor said, “Tributes to the great nationalist Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Punya tithi. Dr Mookerjee made immense contributions for India's development & sacrificed his life for preserving integrity & unity of our motherland.His great thoughts and resolve are inspirational for all of us”. Dr Mukherjee entered Jammu and Kashmir in 1953 without permit (Identity card) and was arrested at Lakhanpur, g...
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ACR serves notices to violators for raising commercial structures on paddy land
Directs tehsildar to invoke Section 133-C
6/24/2021 12:11:05 AM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Anantnag, June 23: The Revenue authorities on Wednesday served notices to violators for raising commercial structures on paddy land a day after Early Times highlighted that the provisions of Land Revenue Act, prohibiting the conversion of Agriculture land for commercial purposes, were being violated. The Assistant Commissioner Anantnag Syed Yasir Farooq directed Tehsildar Anantnag to visit the spot and submit a factual report with regard to violations of Section 133 of land Revenue Act. Tehsildar Anantnag vide letter Number TA/OQ/21/369 Dated 23-06-2021 submitted his report regarding the illegal constructions raised over Agriculture land at Village ...
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After change of guard, violators encroach state land in Reasi
6/24/2021 12:10:50 AM
Ajay Sharma Early Times Report REASI, June 23: The change of guard at the district level sometimes allows the encroachers to run away Scott free and in fact they are emboldened to carry out the violation of the municipal laws and as such the whole system goes awry. Same has happened in the Pouni area of this district with the common masses upset over the entire scheme of things. The ‘inaction’ from the people at helm in the area gave a chance to the violators of law to have their own way while coming up with a construction in an illegal manner without any permission whatsoever. Sources told Early Times that some months back a group of influential people encroached upon a huge chunk o...
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COVID-19: Recovery rate 96.46%, 444 new cases, positive cases 313028, casualties 4273
6/23/2021 11:53:07 PM
Jehangir Rashid eARLY tIMES rEPORT SRINAGAR, June 23: The COVID-19 recovery rate in Jammu & Kashmir reached 96.46 percent as 839 virus affected people recovered in the past 24 hours. The union territory reported 444 new cases following which the total number of positive cases reached 3, 13,028. Srinagar district reported 98 cases followed by Budgam and Anantnag districts 40 each, Baramulla district 34, Kupwara and Doda districts 25 each, Rajouri district 23, Jammu district 20, Pulwama and Ganderbal districts 19 each, Reasi district 18, Poonch, Bandipora and Reasi districts 17 each, Kulgam district 11, Udhampur and Kishtwar districts nine each, Ramban district eight, Kathua district ...
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DC Poonch pulls up tehsildars, naib tehsildars for poor performance
Asks them to explain or face action
6/23/2021 11:52:35 PM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Poonch, June 23: District Administration Poonch has sought an explanation from twenty one tehsildars and naib tehsildars for failing to act against encroachers, people involved in illegal mining and for not completing jamabandies. According to the details available with Early Times, Deputy Commissioner Poonch has sought explanations from around 21 tehsildars and naib tehsildars for their poor performance. The DC has sought explanation for not submitting the tour diary since long, showing poor performance regarding removal of encroachment, retrieval of state, common, Kahcharai land. “It has been observed that performance regarding writing, completion...
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4 months on, Ration Depot remains closed
6/23/2021 11:52:25 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, June 23: A ration depot in this district has remained closed for the past four months leaving consumers high and dry. According to the details available with Early Times the ration depot in Ward No. 21 here used to operate near CEO Office from a rented shop, but the owner took his shop back and the concerned authorities failed to find an alternative place for running the depot. “We are buying rations from another depot which is nearly one and a half kilometers from here,” locals said. “The Food and Supplies Department has failed to come for our rescue and it seems officials are least bothered about our plight,” they added. When contacted...
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Divisional Commissioner urged to deploy teachers on rotational basis in their own districts
DF SS take out protest against Mehbooba’s Pakistan statement
Revenue Deptt demolishes illegal construction in Dhok Jagir
ZEO Pouni holds mass plantation drive
Medical check-up camp on Reproductive & Menstrual Health awareness for women held
KVK Reasi organizes online Training Programme on FPOs
SLCA organizes workshop for NGOs dealing with drug abuse
BJP pays tribute to Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee
Advisor Baseer inaugurates Park at Palwan Akhnoor developed by Floriculture department
Chief Justice visits Kupwara; inaugurates Bar Chambers, Library at DCC, make-shift court for Sub Judge Trehgam, Munsiff Court Kralpora
DC Jammu directs for providing immediate care, protection to Covid affected families, children under SASCM
Div Com Jammu felicitates civil society members for their services towards ESM & Veer Naris
Dr Abdullah continue to discuss centre’s invite for talks with Jammu leaders
CS chairs 3rd UT-Level Bankers’ Committee meeting
APM must guarantee end of regional bias against Jammu: Harsh
Dialogue, inclusiveness core of democracy: Rana
Wine Traders Association raises concerns over new excise policy, seeks revocation
Political workers inducted in committee to run JKCA affairs: Ravinder
JMC Corporator pays floral tributes to Shyama Prasad Mookherjee
Shocking that youth lynched to death by cow vigilantes in Rajouri: Mehbooba
BSF foils bid to smuggle narcotics, recovers heroin worth Rs 135 cr, eliminates smuggler in Kathua
Power shut down
COVID RT-PCR test: Capped cost by J&K Admn triggers confusion for private labs
No traffic on Srinagar-Jammu highway; Leh, Mughal road open
1 militant killed in encounter with security forces in Shopian
GDC Khour organizes two day online workshop on Yoga
Rape accused arrested
JYBT celebrates Ganga Dussehra, Nirjala Ekadashi at Haridwar
Mookerjee dedicated his life for saving J&K: Sat
86000 free, cashless treatments worth Rs 86 Crore provided
Court rejects bail in case of hate speech against communities
ACB produces charge-sheet against Satya Paul Sharma for manipulating, processing fake documents for sanctioning of loan
DIG JSK Range visits APC Channi Himmat
Deputy Mayor pays homage to Shyama Prasad Mookerjee
Court rejects bail in case under SC/ST Act
Traffic Police launches drive to educate people on traffic rules
Koshur RAAG honours COVID relief volunteers
Dogra writes to Mir to raise OBC issue
Shopkeeper injured by unidentified gunmen in Srinagar
Apni Party stages protest against price rise of essential commodities
Implement Enemies Property Act, abolish Custodian Deptt: Tony
Lok Adalat in Samba on July 10
DLSA hosts legal awareness program on Covid Pandemic
Covid-19 recovery rate touches 97.5% in Kathua; no Covid death reported in last one week: DC Rahul Yadav
MC Kishtwar removes encroachment from footpaths
DDC Chairperson lays foundation of Rs. 2.22 crore road project in Pouni
Mookerjee inspired BJP to abrogate Art 370: Bharat Bhushan, Sham Lal
Consider positively issues concerned with POJK Sharnarthees
Dharmarth Trust accords warm send off to retiring SA Revenue
AM TATA felicitates Para Rower Kritika Khanna
Congress regrets over non-inclusion to other mainstream political parties
Theatre fine tunes a person, says Sajal in Natrang’s National Theatre Talk Show
Workshop to promote cultivation of medicinal, aromatic plants held at Kathua
JU organizes webinar to celebrate World Rainforest Day
ZMO Dr Rameshwar Singh achieves target of vaccinating 100 pc in 45+ age group
DSK distributes sop kits, creates awareness for protection against covid-19
SMVDU faculty participates in NSF funded by BREW
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