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Teacher shares porno clip in WhatsApp group
8/17/2018 11:40:00 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 17: There is massive outrage among the staff members of one of the top educational institutions in Kishtwar after a senior teacher shared a porno clip in the WhatsApp group of the institution. As per details available with Early Times, the shameful incident took place on Thursday evening at around 6 pm when the accused Master shared clip of a naked woman taking bath. It caused hue and cry among the group members, forcing the officials to close the group after massive outrage and condemnation by both male and female staff members who are the part of the group. Official sources while confirming the incident said that the act of the said master is shameful and has given a bad name to the Education Department as well as to the society. Sources said that since the incident took place after the closure of the institute followed by a holiday on Friday, action will be taken in the case. Sources said that the porno clip was actually uploaded and not forwarded which itself suggested that the act is a deliberate one. Even though the WhatsA...
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Forest Department fails to recover compensation from Power Company
NRSS- 29 Transmission line
8/17/2018 11:39:33 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 17: The role of Jammu & Kashmir Forest department is under scanner as the department has allegedly failed to recover compensation from the power company which is executing a project under Northern Region System Strengthening Scheme (NRSS-29). Sources have revealed that hundreds of forest trees have been axed from Baramulla to Rajouri. The transmission line of the NRSS -29 passes through 11 districts of state including Budgam , Shopian, Poonch and Rajouri. Details available with Early Times reveal that Forest department has failed to recover legitimate compensation from M/S Sterlite Grid a private company that is executing the project. Sources say that in m...
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HSS demands resignation of BJP youth gen secy
8/17/2018 11:39:13 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report srinagar, Aug 17: After Early Times carried a report about the embarrassment caused to the BJP after its state youth general secretary Ashish Sharma voted for a National Conference leader in an online poll on Facebook, incharge of Hindustan Shiv Sena (HSS) Chenab Valley Tilak Raj Shan has demanded Sharma's resignation. In the online poll, the audience was asked to choose between the incumbent Congress MLA Ghulam Mohammad Saroori and National Conference leader Pyare Lal Sharma with the option none of the above in the form of "Nota". Shan said that Sharma had voted in favour of the NC leader Pyare Lal Sharma in the online poll, showing that he had don...
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Sham exposes Mir's game plan to project sycophants leaders
8/17/2018 11:38:57 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Aug 17: Although Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president G A Mir is holding constituency wise meetings to strengthen party before Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Panchayat elections, all is not well in the party because 'drawing room' politicians have virtually hijacked the party due to 'weaknesses' of Mir. Sources said that during meeting of Akhnoor assembly segment, which was held on Thursday former minister Sham Lal Sharma snubbed drawing room politicians who are taking benefits of the weaknesses of the G A Mir. Sources said that Mir asked 'drawing room' politicians to speak during the meeting but Sham Lal Sharma bluntly told that there is no need to allow ...
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Govt School wrongly hoists tricolor on I-Day
8/17/2018 11:38:39 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report udhampur, Aug 17: The negligence of teachers of Government Primary School Kad Birnu especially its Head Master can be very much judged from their wrongful display of national flag on Independence Day. This school falling in Zone Gordi celebrated the 72nd Independence Day and the National Flag was hoisted by Headmaster of the school upside down-saffron colour down and green at top which is exactly the reverse of laid down norms. The incident was widely cri...
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PDP showcases 15 MLAs at Vajpayee's funeral!
8/17/2018 11:38:05 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 17: A few days after 14 MLAs of Peoples Democratic Party called on separatist- turned-mainstream leader Sajjad Gani Lone reposing faith in him for the prospective new alliance with the Bharatiya Janta Party in Jammu and Kashmir, as many as 15 PDP MLAs accompanied the party President Mehbooba Mufti to the funeral of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the national capital. While the PDP sources said the move aimed at expressing grief with the bereaved BJP, many political faces said it was a "political stunt" to show that Mehbooba has support of one MLA more than her rebel leader Imran Reza Ansari who is openly backing Sajad. While the PDP has a...
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Now JRL divided to condole Vajpayee's demise
Mirwaiz sheds crocodile tears, Geelani, Malik silent
8/17/2018 11:37:13 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 17: Amid growing differences in the so called Joint Resistance Leadership over their policies on Kashmir, in the latest the JRL is divided on whether or not to condole the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. While Vajpayee is globally known for his "Kashmiriyat, Jamhuriyat and Insaniyat" policy, the separatists couldn't avoid their hypocrisy and doublespeak even on his demise. While the pro-Pakistan hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani who heads the Hurriyat (G) preferred to maintain complete silence as if nothing had happened, the Mirwaiz Umar Farooq headed Hurriyat M condoled the demise on twitter as if to shed crocodile tears. Sources said...
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With JK Assembly in suspended animation people think of horse trading in Govt formation
8/17/2018 11:34:28 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 17: With the Jammu & Kashmir assembly in suspended animation over the past couple of months the people as a whole believe same has been done to find ways and means of 'horse trading' so that a government can be formed in the state. Political observers believe that as the elections for the assembly in the state are due in more than two years the people at helm in New Delhi want to keep options open for government formation in the state. They said that it is due to this reason that assembly has not been dissolved as yet in Jammu & Kashmir. "The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) that is in power at the centre wants to make full use of the opportun...
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Land mafia back to work at Sidhra; eyes Irrigation Deptt's land
8/17/2018 11:34:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 17: An infamous land grabber is eyeing land of irrigations department in Sidhra and has started executing his nefarious designs under well hatched conspiracy. Earlier the land grabbers had constructed a cowshed in the encroached land but this time, he has dumped several dozen truck loads of filling material and has also parked an old truck on the encroached site near Jammu and Kashmir Police Security headquarters' buildings. Sources informed Early Times that wh...
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PHQ punishes Inspector for 'misdeeds'
8/17/2018 11:32:49 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 17: The Police Headquarters (PHQ) has removed one of its Inspectors with great finesse. Reason: He was extending undue benefits to a party in a case during his deployment in a wing which looks after the corruption cases. The Inspector's seniors, after coming to know about his 'misdeeds', made a complaint against him to the PHQ. Following receipt of the complaint, the PHQ removed the Inspector and kept him attached at the PHQ without any posting for about two months. After that the Inspector was posted and deployed in the Training Centre as punishment. According to sources, the Inspector was posted in that wing of the department which investigates the bribe ...
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Transfer industry 'flourishes' in PHE department
8/17/2018 11:32:43 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 17: The Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has turned out to be a transfer industry as many employees including technical as well as ministerial staff were transferred by virtue of different orders. According to order number 140/PHE/Estt of 2018 issued on 10-8-2018, Manzoor Ahmad Shah (Junior Engineer, Civil) has been transferred from Rural Water Supply Division Ganderbal to PHE Division Handwara against an available vacancy. Furqan Ahmad Shah (Junior Engineer Civil) has been transferred to PHE Division Kupwara from Rural Water Supply Division Ganderbal. According to the same order Aijaz Ahmad Bala (Junior Engineer Civil) PHE Div...
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No DD powers to new ADCs of Rajouri
8/17/2018 11:32:36 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Aug 17: No drawing and disbursing powers have been conferred upon the newly appointed Additional development Commissioners for Kotranka, Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote Source said here today. They said the new ADCs were appointed in January 2018 for four sub-divisions of Rajouri district which include Kotranka, Nowshera, Sunderbani and Kalakote. ADC of Kotranka has power to issue PRCs and land possession while as other three ADCs of Sunderbani Nowshera and Kalakote can issue PRCs only they added. To vest upon the drawing and disbursing powers to officers the then District Development Commissioner Dr Shahid Iqbal had shot a letter to Commiss...
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Mafia grabs state land along Reasi highway
Construction of illegal shops goes unabated
8/17/2018 11:32:28 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, Aug 17: Land mafia in district Reasi is so active that state land along the highway in tehsil Reasi is being encroached upon by these elements by constructing shops under the nose of the local administration. Sources told Early Times that near Baradaradari highway, from Katra to Reasi road, the land along the roadside is being encroached by constructing shops on the state land. Similarly, from Reasi to Pouni road, shops are being raised on Forest and Revenue land. "Astonishingly, the matter of encroachment by mafia is in total knowledge of Tehsildar Reasi and tehsildar Pouni road, but no action has been taken by them and the encroachment of state land is going...
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J&K's agriculture sector losing fast to Govt's apathy
8/17/2018 11:32:18 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 17: Despite the agriculture being backbone of state's economy, successive government have failed to give required flip to this all important sector. This could be gauged from the draft of Agriculture Policy, which is yet to be implemented. As per the government figures, Kashmir alone was losing an average 1,375 hectares of agricultural land annually. The data revealed by government had mentioned that the state had 8.47 lakh hectare agriculture land in 2005-06, which shrunk to 7.94 lakh hectare, increasing JK's dependency on other states for food-grains. As per the draft of Agriculture Policy, the stagnant productivity (02 tonnes/hectare) of major food ...
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Pak stooges sell bodies of Kashmiris to fill their coffers
8/17/2018 11:32:12 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 17: Enforcement Directorate sending notices to the so-called JKLF chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and Hurriyat hawk Syed Ali Shah Geelani have put the Pakistan stooges in a tight spot. They would have to explain what they did with the money. The ED has shot a notice to Geelani asking him to appear before the Assistant Director on September 5/6 failing which adjudication proceedings related to a foreign exchange violation case against him would be started without his presence. Prior to Geelani Enforcement Directorate had sent a notice to Malik also and has sought his personal appearance in a case related to misuse of foreign exchange. "It's an open secret t...
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Pushp Vatika celebrates Green Day
RM Public School organizes fruit chat making competition
Adbi Kunj holds multifaceted literary meet
Annual Chandi Mata Yatra leaves for Machail
Roots beauty saloon inaugurated
JKSDC seals dozen illegal clinics
BJP Gen Secy acting as extra constitutional authority: Harsh
Kupwara town gets unsafe drinking water
Jammu Kashmir's crying need for statesmen over politicians: SS Bijral
Kanna middle school faces staff shortage
Woman shot dead, 4 persons injured in grenade attack by terrorists in Pulwama
Over 2.81 lakh pilgrims pay obeisance at Amarnath Shrine
Rajouri villages lack basic amneties
Fire damages residential house
One arrested with sharp edged weapon
Pakistan troops violate ceasefire along LoC in Poonch sector
Army Jawan martyred in Handwara encounter; militants flee
Governor congratulates SKUAST-K team for being among winners of IIGP 2.0-University Challenge
SSB postpones Counselling, Document Verification scheduled for today
Governor reviews vacancies and recruitments in colleges and higher education institutions
Don't approach court over transfer unless it affects status: HC to KAS officers
Blood donation camp to be organized
Army pays tribute to late Rifleman Ram Babu Shahi
Teachers coordination committee to hold protest on Aug 19
1 killed, 21 injured as mini-bus falls into deep gorge
CEO initiates process of revision, updation of Panchayat Electoral Roll-2018
Woman among two held with 85 grams of heroin
JKGPAOA delegation calls on Dir Agri
IGNOU extends admission date upto August 31
Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 17 bovine animals rescued; smuggler held
Randomization of POs, Polling Officers held at Kargil
GBDTI calls for recovery of body of rape victim
JKPSA holds meeting, highlights issues
Reservation to border people only option for prosperity: Congress leader
Locals stage protest against PWD, DC Poonch
JJSF committed to fight for rights of student: Atul Sudan
Shiv Sena protests against Article 35- A
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