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Hr Edu interprets promotion rules after 3 years, evokes resentment among APs
Seeks API score from APs but fails to provide environment
4/16/2017 11:57:43 PM
Early Times Report Akshay Azad Jammu, Apr 16: After remaining silent for three years over ambiguous promotion rules for Assistant Professors, the Higher Education department finally interpreted the rules, evoking strong resentment among Assistant Professors, as it could stall their immediate promotion. Assistant Professors working in Government Degree Colleges (GDC) informed Early Times that the University Grants Commission (UGC) had framed regulations for promotion of College faculty in 2010, following which state higher education department had issued SRO-124 on 21/4/2014, regarding promotion of Assistant Professors and Associate Professors. As per promotion criteria for Assistant Professors (APs) and Associate Professors there was ambiguity and interpretation of rules was done by department after three years on 22/3/2017. As per new notification the Professors to various AGPs other than AGP of Rs.9000 (Associate professors) shall be subject to conditions as laid down by UGC regulations, notified on 30-06-2010 or as may be notified by UGC from time to time as envisaged und...
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Are you drinking poison this summer?
Cold drinks in Jammu & Kashmir adulterated, misbranded
4/16/2017 12:30:58 AM
Impure samples, convictions highest yet no blanket ban Syed Junaid Hashmi Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 15: Beware! You may be at risk. Food Safety and Standards of Authority of India (FSSAI) has placed Jammu and Kashmir among top ten states in the country where highest number of aerated or carbonated cold drinks have been found adulterated and misbranded. 28 percent of total samples analyzed by FSSAI were found adulterated and misbranded. According to the annual public testing laboratory report for the year 2015-16; 1354 samples were received from Jammu and Kashmir. Of these samples, 1215 were analyzed i.e around 89 percent of the samples received by the testing laboratory of FSSAI...
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Impact of Cold Drinks on Health:
4/16/2017 12:30:41 AM
Asthma: Sodas contain Sodium Benzoate which is used as a preservative to control microbial growth. Sodium preservatives get mixed with order essay online the diet and reduce the content of potassium in our body. Dissolves Tooth Enamel: Soft drinks contain high reactive solvents, which when mixed with saliva, or stomach's digestive acids become acidic in nature. Due to such fast and spy cell phone strong action our mouth and teeth get affected. It is observed that each sip of beverage drink damages the enamel of teeth by 2 percent. The skin in the mouth and oesophagus is as sensitive as of a newly born baby. Heart Diseases: The beverage drinks contain fructose corn syrup, which ha...
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Amid postponement of Anantnag by polls, Kashmir transfers getting delayed
JK Govt to seek relaxations on MCC from ECI
4/16/2017 12:30:34 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 15: Due to by-polls in Anantnag constituency getting postponed till May 25 , the state government is in a fix to take administrative decisions in restive Kashmir as the Model Code of Conduct is still in force. Sources said ahead of the closure of Move offices in Jammu later this month, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti was planning to hold a cabinet meeting to reshuffle civil and police administration for both Jammu and Kashmir divisions. "While decisions with regard to Jammu can be taken but Kashmir developments are in a fix," sources said. They said the government was planning major changes in civil and police administration in Kashmir ahead of reopeni...
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Satwari-Kunjwani road drains exchequer
4/16/2017 12:30:22 AM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: The change in design of Satwari-Kunjwani road by Public Works Department (PWD) three years ago has drained the state exchequer. Nearly 200 meters of the stretch from Kunjwani towards Satwari has been dug up by PWD, reportedly for profile correction. Traffic has been diverted to other lane. PWD officials say that a delegation of shopkeepers had approached the Chief Engineer appealing for raising the level of road as drains are at higher level than road. But sources say the problems erupted due to change of design of the road ordered by the then authorities three years ago. The project was launched in 2013, and ought to have been completed. Un...
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2 ambulances at JU, but only 1 in use
4/16/2017 12:30:13 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: There are two ambulances within Jammu University's health centre to cater to emergencies, but only one of them is for patients and the other one stands unused. Sources told Early Times that the health centre earlier had an ambulance to cater to the emergency cases. Six months ago, the J&K Bank donated an ambulance to the centre. However, only one ambulance is used for ferrying patients to hospital. Recently, a student of JU's Economics Department needed an ambulance, but he was made to wait for a long time. "The ambulances have been given to the varsity so that patients would not have to wait in case of emergency and patients could be rushed to ...
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JAKEDA chief misused Rs 1 cr, reveals Vigilance probe
Solar home lighting scam
4/16/2017 12:30:01 AM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 15: Initial investigation by the Vigilance Organization into misappropriation of funds in J&K Energy Development Agency (JAKEDA) has revealed that more than Rs 1 cr was misappropriated by the Chief Executive Officer Shafqat Sultan who was arrested last month. Vigilance chief Muneer Khan told Early Times on Saturday that though the case is in early stage of investigation, "it appears that Shafqat Sultan, while buying solar lights at exorbitant rates, has misappropriated more than 1 crore." In coming days, Khan said, more officials of the JAKEDA would be grilled. "The investigation is on in the case. We have called more officials for questio...
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Encroaches upon public utility complex in Bhaderwah
'Social' worker indulges in 'anti-social' act
4/16/2017 12:29:46 AM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: A social worker active in mini Kashmir, Bhaderwah has allegedly encroached upon a public utility constructed by the J&K Housing and Urban Development Department (JKHUDD) in Bhaderwah town recently. According to sources World Sanitation and Environment, an NGO constructed the complex near old hospital Bahderwah, Nasir Mehboob, the social worker, who is a contractor and provided material for construction purpose of the complex has locked the complex. "The matter was repeatedly brought into notice of the Executive Officer, Municipal Committee Bhaderwah, Mohammad Ashraf Zargar, but the officer is showing reluctance over the un-justified encroac...
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Govt deptts shield corrupt officials, alleged anti-graft bodies
4/16/2017 12:29:32 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 15: The heads of the anti-graft bodies have alleged that government departments are not acting on their probe reports. Well placed sources told Early Times that the anti-corruption bodies have expressed their displeasure to the government that the departments are delaying to act on the outcome of the enquiry reports of the State Vigilance Organization and other anti-graft bodies. "It has been found that departmental heads are shielding the corrupt officials without taking action against them as per our probe report," a senior official of the State Vigilance Organisation said. "This issue has been raised with the government that it takes us months to conclu...
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PDP's loss in Srinagar attributed to BJP's 'pro active' role in polls …!
4/15/2017 11:46:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: PDP's defeat in Lok Sabha by poll may well be seen as rejection of PDP-BJP alliance by people of the twin districts of central Parliamentary constituency, his loss is attributed more due to BJP than his own party at a time when the hatred against the saffron brigade is at its peak in Kashmir Valley. Sources within PDP said many senior leaders though tight lipped about this, they have been critical from day one about BJP's pro active role in the elections which proved counter productive this time. Though none of the senior leaders of BJP came to campaign in favour of PDP's Nazir Khan but at the organisational level several senior leaders camped in Valley...
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Fresh landslides play spoil sport for travelers on Kishtwar-Jammu route
4/15/2017 11:45:46 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: Much to the disappoint of people travelling on Kishtwar-Jammu National Highway, the road at Kuligad Drabshala once again got blocked due to fresh landslide on Saturday afternoon leaving several passengers stranded on both sides of the National Highway. According to reports, the fresh landslides hit the area at around 3.30 PM and after loosened rocks and boulders started sliding forcing the administration to stop the traffic through the lan...
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Segment wise poll results worrisome for NC, Cong
PDP gaining foothold in NC bastions
4/15/2017 11:42:40 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 15: Even as the PDP has lost parliamentary polls to National Conference, the assembly wise results, however, carry a good news for the ruling party. As per the details, the PDP has managed to defeat NC in those assembly segments of Srinagar which were believed to be NC footholds. Further, the results have pricked the 'Karra magic' balloon. When the former PDP rebel joined the Congress and the party joined hands with NC for parliamentary polls, his entry was termed as a big blow to PDP. There were claims made by the Congress and NC that Tariq Hamid Karra's support would prove crucial for the polls in Srinagar. However, as results were out, Karra's perf...
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AFSPA should have gone long ago, says Farooq after poll victory
4/15/2017 11:42:23 PM
Javaid Naikoo Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 15: Immediately after he was declared winner in the by-elections for Srinagar parliamentary constituency, National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Saturday pitched for revocation of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA). "AFSPA should have gone long ago," Farooq told reporters here. Notably, Farooq who has thrice served J&K as chief minister, never spoke about AFSPA revocation during his tenure. Of late, Farooq has been speaking in favour of stone-pelters of Kashmir and virtually justifying their acts. In reply to a question about a man tied on the bonnet of an Army jeep, Farooq said that AFSPA should have gone from the sta...
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DySP 'supports' land encroachers at Chenani
4/15/2017 11:42:10 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, Apr 15: A DySP, who hails from Udhampur, is alleged to be supporting land encroachers at Chenani which has led to strong resentment in the area. Locals have come in support of the man who genuinely owns the piece of land and are up in arms against the DySP who is alleged to be helping the other party. Due to digging by the other party, an already constructed shop on the disputed land was said to have caved in. The DySP was earlier posted in security wing of police in Jammu. After resentment started brewing among locals, local police swung into action and took into custody a man who was been hired by the DySP to create a scene on the occasio...
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NC's Farooq Abdullah defeats Nazir Khan of PDP to win Srinagar-Budgam by-poll
4/15/2017 11:42:00 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 15: National Conference (NC) President and former chief minister Dr. Farooq Abdullah was today declared elected to the Lok Sabha from Srinagar-Budgam parliamentary seat following his victory over Nazir Ahmad Khan of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). Dr. Farooq defeated his nearest rival by a margin of 10,776 votes. This is for the third time that NC President has made it to the lower house of the parliament. Before this he was elected to Lok Sabha in 1980 and 2009.He has also served as chief minister of J&K on three occasions. The significance of today's result was that more people voted for the None of the Above (NOTA) option rather tha...
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CIC sets aside SDMs RTI appeal order directs to provide copies of revenue extracts
4/15/2017 11:41:48 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: State Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) Khurshid Ahmad Ganai has set aside an RTI appeal order of Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Jammu North and has given the direction to provide some revenue extracts to an information seeker under J&K RTI Act 2009. Details available with Early Times reveal that one Veena Devi W/O Romesh Singh R/O Palora Top Jammu filed 2nd appeal under section 16(4) of the J&K RTI Act,2009 before the State Information Commission (SIC) on 07.12.2016 wherein she submitted that she had filed an RTI application before Tehsildar Jammu North (PIO) on 5.1.2016,seeking ten point information regarding land sold, acquired, transferred,...
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SHO releases drug smuggler in exchange for 'bribe'
4/15/2017 11:41:38 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 15: A police Inspector, who is presently posted as SHO of a police station in a district of Jammu region, is alleged to have released a drug smuggler in exchange for bribe. The smuggler was arrested by him a few days back while he was clandestinely carrying a huge quantity of drugs in a truck from Kashmir to Punjab. The driver was also taken into custody and booked under relevant sections of law. The truck and the consignment of drugs were also seized. In the lockup, however, the smuggler struck a deal with the SHO and offered him a hefty amount in exchange for his unconditional release, police sources alleged, saying that the police officer readily agreed...
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Instead of busting 'sex-racket', SHO freed all accused
4/15/2017 11:41:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 15: Denting the claims of state government as well as police department of launching a drive against illicit activities, an 'unpopular' SHO of one of the prime police stations of Jammu had allegedly preferred to mint money instead busting a 'sex racket'. According to police sources, the SHO, who now stands shifted to another place, had received inputs a few days before his transfer about 'sex racket' being run under his jurisdiction on the city outskirts. "The moment he received information about the sex racket, he reached the spot. Instead of detaining the accused, he helped them to escape from the spot after taking money from them," sources alleged, clai...
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Over two dozen students injured in Kashmir clashes
LMD conducts market checking, imposes Rs 50500 fine
'Go for social boycott of rape accused'
Power shut down
Police registers case against stone pelters
JK Bank to organize 2 day Retail Credit, Digital Banking promotion campaign
Locals suffer as majority of 'Govt Offices remain closed' in Balakote
JKNPP holds stir, demands imposition of Governor's rule in J&K
Jammu Pragti Manch pays floral tributes to Dr Ambedkar
Make transparency benchmark for FCS&CA: Zulfkar Ali
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2 yrs imprisonment in murderous attack case
3 docs, 2 paramedics suspended for dereliction of duty
Notorious drug paddler held with heroin, sharp-edged weapons
Rajouri-Darhal road in bad shape, people threaten agitation
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PIL on traffic: HC grants Govt one week’s time to file compliance report
NPP demands re-election, holds Farooq Abdullah responsible for Kashmir's destruction
11 injured in passenger bus- tipper collision
Unidentified gunmen kill 1 person, injured another in Pulwama
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