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200 adjusted in Corporation without following recruitment process
Will Governor probe illegal appointments in SICOP?
11/1/2018 11:42:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 1: After cancelling and initiating a probe in much controversial Group Medical Insurance Policy of government employees by the Governor Satay Pal Malik, the people expect a probe into illegal appointments in Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited (SICOP) where more than 200 blue eyed have been adjusted since 2015. Sources informed Early Times that just after assuming power by PDP-BJP coalition government led by Late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed had put blanket ban on re-engagement of any employee in any government departments. As per the government Order No: 384-GAD of 2015, dated 17/03/2015 read as "All the re-employment orders issued by various Government Departments are revoked with immediate effect. All the reengagements/arrangements made by the different Departments/ Public Sector Undertakings/Boards/Autonomous Bodies under any scheme against sanctioned posts without any selection procedure, even on Contractual basis, shall cease to exist with immediate effect". But showing thumb to the order, the successive Industrial Ministers who t...
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FRONT PAGE STORIES
Billionaire engineer desperate to 'buy' CE's post
11/1/2018 11:41:46 PM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 1: A billionaire engineer, presently posted in Jammu city, is virtually burning the midnight oil to grab post of Chief Engineer which fell vacant on Wednesday. According to sources, a group of aggrieved engineers, after recent media reports on his modus operandi, discouraged him, but his secret efforts have once again gained momentum. The engineer, sources say, has started knocking the door of one of his former bosses in some other department. "Though he made attempts to make his fortune once again by using money power, as he has done in past, his dream could not be fulfilled", sources said and added that it has been learnt that the engineer ...
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BJP State Secretary, brother shot dead in Kishtwar posh locality; Curfew imposed in town
Terror returns to Kishtwar town after two decades
11/1/2018 11:41:25 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report KISHTWAR, Nov 1: In a major security breach unidentified gunmen believed to be militants today evening shot dead BJP State Secretary Anil Kumar Parihar (52 years) and his brother Ajeet Kumar Parihar (55 years) while they were on its way to home after closing their stationary shop located outside Old DC Office Complex Kishtwar at around 8.30 PM. As per the details available with "Early Times", both the brothers were shot in their head and died on spot. The i...
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Now, stone pelters target media in Kashmir
Will NC, PDP condemn it?
11/1/2018 11:40:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 1: At a time when the mainstream and separatists in Kashmir are speaking in one voice and are eulogising the stone pelters, what remains to be seen is whether the National Conference and the PDP break their stoic silence over the violent stone pelting incident in central Kashmir on Thursday in which even media wasn't spared. Stone pelters smashed the windshield of the OB-van of a media organisation even as the vehicle was identifiable with a large dish antenna fitted atop its roof and 'Press' placard posted on the front. The crew was on an assignment covering the encounter in which two terrorists were gunned down by security forces in the Zagoo, Arizal are...
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In South Kashmir, NC is a divided house!
11/1/2018 11:40:27 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Anantnag, Nov 1: Fractions within National conference came to limelight in South Kashmir's Qazigund on Thursday as over thirty members of the Zone Committee skipped a crucial meet The meeting of South Kashmir Zone was conveyed by Zone President Dr Bashir Ahmad Veeri to deliberate situation and Panchayat elections being conducted by the Governor administration in the state. In the meeting, only 22 National Conference leaders and workers attended the meeting held at Townhal Qazigund. Ghulam Mohmmad Shah, National Conference Vice-President and In-Charge Devsar constituency also didn't turn to attend the meeting. Sakeena Itoo, fromer Minister and state S...
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Don't teach me Model Code of Conduct, MLA Kupwara
DC, Chief Secretary are subordinates of MLA
11/1/2018 11:40:05 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report KUPWARA, Nov 1: An audio message has gone viral on social media in which MLA Kupwara and BDO have made some conversations. The BDO is heard as saying that MCC is in progress and they should respect it. "Hello, you are efficient and well educated that is why I am respecting you, you are playing National game (Political Party), but listen this is called Kupwara and Bashir Ahmad Dar is its Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) and you are BDO and you are my subordinate," MLA Kupwara said in an audio message. However BDO was heard as saying, that BDO is not your subordinate and I am the only subordinate of DC, ADC, and of Director only, and not of MLA. "I am...
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BJP divided over getting support of 5 independent councilors in Udhampur
11/1/2018 11:39:51 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, Nov 1: Sharp differences have surfaced in BJP over formation of Municipal Council in Udhampur where party faces shortage of seven members to get majority in 21 member house. According to sources BJP senior leadership wanted to tie up with five independent members owing allegiance to local MLA but some senior leaders from the district are totally opposing it. Sources said to consolidate its position some senior BJP leaders in Jammu favour a tie up with five independents who owe allegiance to local MLA by bringing them into party fold and claim formation of council with the support of another two independents but this suggestion is strongly opposed by some loca...
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Bizarre! AEE gets drawing & disbursing powers in PWD Marwah
11/1/2018 11:39:22 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report kishtwar, Nov 1: In a glaring example of misuse of powers, the Financial Advisor/Chief Accounts Officer in Public Works (R&B) Department has assigned drawing and disbursing powers to an in-charge Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE), Special Sub Division Marwah, the power otherwise to be exercised by the Commissioner Secretary Finance/Principal Accountant General. As per details available with Early Times, the Commissioner Secretary to Government Public Works...
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PoK woman gets voting rights in Poonch; probe ordered
11/1/2018 11:39:01 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report srinagar, Nov 1: Authorities in Poonch district of Jammu have entered name of a Pakistani citizen into the electoral rolls. According to reports, in village Sawijan of block Mandi, Poonch, authorities have registered the name of a lady in voter list who is actually a resident of Pakistan occupied Kashmir and has illegally entered into Jammu and Kashmir via Nepal few years ago. The woman's husband, a resident of Poonch, had crossed over to PoK in early nineti...
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Non-teaching staff gets salary according to 7th Pay Commission, teachers denied same
Vishwa Bharti College Rainawari-Srinagar goes to dogs
11/1/2018 11:29:08 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Nov 1: Vishwa Bharti College located in the Rainawari area of Srinagar district has gone to the dogs since the teaching faculty is being harassed on one pretext or other by the employees who belong to the non-teaching section. A group of female faculty members of the college while narrating their ordeal to Early Times said that harassment is being meted out to them on different pretexts. The teachers said that non-teaching staff is dictating terms to the teaching faculty and there is no one to set right the things at the college. "It is pity that the recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission have been implemented for the non-teaching st...
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Another NC leader quits because of 'former JNU leader'
11/1/2018 11:29:00 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 1: Amid growing dissent in the National Conference over "undue pampering" of a former JNU leader who is likely to join the party, another NC leader tendered her resignation. Prominent social worker and medico, Dr Sheikh Aamina has quit the NC. She informed the people about her decision through Twitter. She had quit the party along with her friends. Dr Aamina who would often be seen rubbing shoulders with the Abdullahs during the NC functions not only publicly informed about her decision but also gave the reason behind the same. In a series of tweets she said she was leaving the party "because of a former JNU leader." Dr Aamina who had been associated with...
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In Rajouri hospital, doc refuses to treat patient during night hours
11/1/2018 11:28:55 PM
Bijay Charak Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 1: A doctor posted at a Primary Health Centre (PHC) in Mougla area of Rajouri has been refusing to treat patients who visit the hospital late night. According to sources, to provide round the clock healthcare facilities in some hospitals of rural areas, the government had given special incentives to the doctors posted in these hospitals. "Such type of incentives are also given to the staff appointed at PHC Mougla, situated some 70 kilometres from district headquarter Rajouri", sources said. They said that on Wednesday night, a road accident victim was brought to the PHC Mougla for first aid treatment. "When the attendants enquired about do...
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PM's Khelo India just an eye-wash in Kathua
11/1/2018 11:28:47 PM
Arun Trisal Early Times Report KATHUA, Nov 1: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Khelo India' faces apathy of district administration Kathua as games are being organized without facilities and the same is affecting morale of the participants. District Youth services & Sports officers Kathua duly following the direction of Chairman of Khelo India (District level) DDC Kathua launched Khelo India competition under centrally sponsored scheme Sports for peace and development for eight blocks l...
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On Sardar's birthday, Congress was attacked by BJP for mishandling J&K
Patel Vs Nehru
11/1/2018 11:28:16 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 1: The nation on Wednesday celebrated Sardar Patel's birthday with pomp and show. PM Narendra Modi unveiled the "Statue of Unity", world's tallest status, and called it a historic day. The BJP also used the occasion to lambaste the Congress and the manner in which mishandled J&K. The BJP blamed the first PM of India JL Nehru and the entire Gandhi family for the mess in the State of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. The BJP tore into the Congress soon after AICC president and son of Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, held the Narendra Modi Government responsible for the killing of army personnel in Kashmir Valley. "Kashmir is on fire because of the BJP," Rahul had said. "...
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Kashmir's Director Tourism removed for Gulmarg incident
ET Impact
11/1/2018 11:28:06 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 1: The Governor's administration on Thursday removed Director Tourism Kashmir, Tasaduq Jeelani, after he gave a creepy speech at an important event in Gulmarg last week. A video had gone viral showing Jeelani addressing delegates, apparently in a drunken condition, during the Familiarisation (FAM) Tour at the popular tourist resort on Saturday last. "In the interest of administration, Mr Tasaduq Jeelani, KAS shall, with immediate effect, cease to discharge the duties and functions of attached to the post of Director Tourism, Kashmir which shall henceforth and until further orders, discharged by Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir in additio...
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JK Hospitals not following guidelines of cleaning, sterilizing, storage of instruments
11/1/2018 11:27:55 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 1: Notwithstanding government's tall claims of streamlining the health sector in the state, it has been seen that the dental clinics and hospitals are not following the set guidelines of cleaning, sterilizing and storage of instruments that could expose people to diseases. The experts have cautioned people to take extra caution during the visit to dental clinics, hospitals, so that they could not be exposed to hepatitis and other blood-borne diseases due to appalling hygiene negligence. Sources told early times that rules are being disregarded in dentist clinics and hospitals particularly in rural areas due to unhygienic thus posing a...
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Twitter agog with Omar-Sinha 'tu tu mein mein'
11/1/2018 10:27:12 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 1: Twitter is agog with the war of words between Rajya Sabha MP Rakesh Sinha and National Conference (NC) Vice President Omar Abdullah for a while now. In the latest bout, Omar wrote that he has utmost admiration for the man who banned Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and neither regretted nor apologised for it. Omar Abdullah fought it out with Sinha, a well-known ideologue of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), on micro-blogging site twitter. "I can understand @OmarAbdullah' s contempt for Sardar Patel. His grandfather Sheikh Abdullah had disturbed sleep whenever the Iron Man's name echoed in his ears. Need to explain?" Sinha wrote on twitter. Oma...
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Omar on state's political status
NC wants autonomy and Indian rupees
11/1/2018 10:27:05 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 1: Kashmir's premier religio-political organization, NC, doesn't appreciate anything Indian except Indian rupees. This became clear from NC vice-president Omar Abdullah's latest statement made in Mumbai during an event organized by the United States Consulate. He said the root of the Kashmir problem lay in its troubled politics and it could not be solved without a political engagement. "The erosion of Jammu & Kashmir's autonomy, which was granted to the State at the time of its accession to the Indian Union, made its people angry," Omar Abdullah said, adding that if New Delhi wished to end anger in Kashmir, it had to respect the conditions as laid embodied...
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Rural areas reel under darkness, students frustrated due to prolonged curtailments
Two terrorists killed in Budgam encounter; Residents pelt stones at security forces
Youth arrested for sexually harassing minor
Ganai orders BOSE to conduct missed exam of detained Shopian student
Sikh organizations protest against 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Rassana rape & murder case HC sends back original record to CJM
PIL regarding failure of State to protect Mansar-Surinsar lakes
HC seeks Central Govt's response to setting up of drug de-addiction centres in J&K
Lady drug peddler arrested; associate escapes
Illegal mining in Tawi bed unabated; Concerned deptts unmoved
Power shut down
JYF holds protest against Chancellor CUJ, seeks CBI probe in fraud
Various organizations hail Governor's positive statement on J&K Bank
JKERA imposes Rs 1.25 cr penalty on contractor over delay
CP workers stage protest
Woman killed in road mishap
Vishwakarma Sabha to organize Shobha yatra on Nov 4
15 employees of Sericulture department suspended, inquiry ordered
WSGN congratulates elected corporators
Newly elected councilors of district Kathua take oath
CEO Poonch Municipality visits Ward No 4
Minor student commit suicide
35 year old died after falling from hillock
MRV campaign held at SIP School
SKUAST organizes awareness programme for vegetables growers
NIOB participates in 'Rise in Jammu &Kashmir 2018' event
YCET students present Research Papers at 'ICRTACT-2018'
JCCI welcomes Governor's statement
KVK organizes awareness programme
Pavinder nominated as Jammu BJP Distt Rural General Secretary
5 day teacher's training program organized
TEAM WFO organises an awareness programme
Over 9 quintal poppy straw recovered, two held
Lady drug peddler arrested; associate escapes
Overloading-Two FIRs registered in Sunderbani
Senior Citizens Welfare Forum holds debate competition
SMVDU organises one-week Faculty development programme
WTH expresses concern over adulteration in food and milk
MR Vaccination campaign held at RM Public School
NPP holds massive protest, seek high level probe into murder case
Tributes paid to social worker
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