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E-Governance impaired: 23 out of 73 IAS officers conceal their mobile number
8/24/2018 11:15:37 PM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: Showing thumb to e-governance initiative, atleast 25 percent IAS officers in J&K including some deputy commissioners have concealed their mobile from GAD as well as the department they are serving in so that they can avoid calls from the department as well general public. Sources in GAD informed Early Times that out 73 IAS officers, 23 have concealed their mobile numbers, for reasons best known to them. "Government is paying mobile bills of officers to rank of secretaries and above, including DCs and SSPs and they have no moral right no to declare their contact details" said an official of the GAD. They further said that as a circular issued by the Finance Department, the allottees of the Cell Phones should purchase Cell Phone, observing all codal formalities. "If they are enjoying free perks, they should justify it. Several DCs have not declared their mobile numbers on the website of their respective districts", he added. "Owais Ahmed, Deputy Commissioner, Shopian, Rahul Yadav, Deputy Commissioner, Poonch, Vikas Kundal Deputy Co...
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Now militants kill man offering Nimaz, Kashmiri Muslims silent as usual
8/24/2018 11:15:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: Stooping to another low of barbarity, the militants have killed a man who was offering prayers at his residence in Kashmir but those who chant pro-Islam slogans to try demean India are silent on the barbaric killing. Officials said forest guard Tariq Ahmad Malik was killed while he was offering Nimaz in his kitchen in Kunzer, Tangmarg on late Thursday evening. The slain was identified as Tariq, 45, son of Sonaullah Malik, resident of Zandpal area in Kunzer, Tangmarg. A police officer told Early Times that Malik was fired upon by militants belonging to dreaded Lashkar e Taiba militants when he was offering prayers inside his kitchen. He died on spot. Thou...
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Influential Babu manages his wife's posting in AIDS Control Society
Govt directive trashed
8/24/2018 11:15:08 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Aug 24: Despite government directives for repatriation of officials to their parent departments, many influential officials continue to manage deputation on their choice postings. One such glaring example is a BUMS doctor of ISM, who has managed her posting at JK Aids Control Society through her husband, who is former DG ISM and incumbent Food Commissioner,. A source in Aids Control Society said that she has been posted there since December last year when her husband was DG ISM. "Her job is to treat patients but she has been posted in administration here. Even she is being picked up and dropped by a government vehicle," the source said. The former DG ISM is ...
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Despite ban, HoDs of Dental College continue Pvt Practice
Will advisor take note?
8/24/2018 11:14:46 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: Despite ban on private practices by the Heads of Departments (HoDs) of Government medical Colleges in the interest of the patient care, some of HoDs of Indira Gandhi Government Dental College (IGGDC) Jammu continue to violate the order without inviting any reprimand. Moreover, the Health and Medical Education department has succumbed to political pressure and failed to enforce the ban. The officials told Early Times that various committees had been set up in the past for banning of the private practice of doctors but their recommendations have not been implemented so far. It appears that the framing of committees has just turned a formality without...
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LeT threatens to kill 3 Kashmiri legislators
8/24/2018 11:14:20 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Aug 24: Lashkar-e-Toiba has threatened to kill three legislators of Kashmir, "for trying to create a new Ikhwan." In a viral video, a militant, claiming to be from Lashkar e Toiba militant outfit, threatens to kill three legislators- Sajad Gani Lone, Abdul Majeed Padder and Yasir Reshi, of Jammu and Kashmir. Sajad Gani Lone is a legislator, representing Handwara assembly constituency in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly and the chairman of People's Conference party, which was part of the previous coalition state government with the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). Abdul Majeed Padder and Yasir Reshi both are the members of People's Democratic Party (PDP) but had rebelled...
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JeM militant killed in Kokernag encounter
8/24/2018 10:40:07 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report ANANTNAG, Aug 24: One Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militant was killed in an encounter that broke out between security forces and militants in Gadol village of Kokernag in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Friday Morning. A civilian also suffered bullet injuries near encounter site during the operation, reports said. They said that on specific tipoff about the presence of militants in the village, joint search party of the Army and the police cordoned off the Gadol-Vailoo area of Kokernag and started house to house search operation. A police spokesman said the gunfight in the area erupted soon after the militants hiding in the village fired upon the se...
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JKPSC Fiasco: CSE mains-2016; CSE prelims 2018 messed up
Aspirants confused over new pattern
8/24/2018 10:27:17 PM
K Koushal Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: Hitting headlines for numerous wrong reasons, Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has come up with yet another fiasco in the shape of 2018 KAS preliminary examination on the lines of UPSC, which has already created confusion among aspirants. Talking to Early Times, couple of aspirations said that the JKPSC has adopted UPSC pattern for 2018 prelims, but the date sheet for the same has been announced during mains examinations 2016, which has created panic among the aspirants. "The exam is scheduled to be conducted on 2nd of September 2018 on UPSC pattern. The notification for KAS 2018 Preliminary exam was announced at a time w...
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Tehsil adm Ramkot targets poor kiosk owners, spare influential
"Anti-encroachment drive appears to be a farce"
8/24/2018 10:27:12 PM
Early Times Report Billawar, Aug 24: The anti-encroachment drive launched by tehsil administration Ramkot turned out to be a farce as only the poor kiosk owners have been targeted while some influential shopkeepers, who have also encroached upon the government land, have been spared for the reasons best known to them. Over 1000, kiosks have been removed by Tehsil administration Ramkot in the alleged anti-encroachment drive launched but kiosk owners have alleged soft approach of administrati...
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Lavish marriages mock at Guest Control order
Poor families face heat
8/24/2018 10:27:10 PM
Minam Saqib Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 24: As the marriage season is in full bloom, the authorities have failed to enforce the guest control order. The results are obvious. A crude show of ostentation leaves the poor shocked. The Jammu and Kashmir government had last year in February announced restrictions on the number of guests to be invited and also specified the number of dishes that can be served at both public and private gatherings, mostly weddings, to curb the wastage of food in these events. The department of Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs department (FCS & CA),had come up with this order after receiving multiple complaints regarding the reckless use of commod...
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6 months after transfer, senior fails to relieve 2 Traffic Inspectors
8/24/2018 10:27:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: The Director General of Police (DGP) has changed the wing of the some Inspectors who were posted in various wings of the Police department, but two influential traffic Inspectors (DTI) were not relived by the senior officer traffic wing, courtesy political pressure. According to the sources, six months ago, two traffic Inspectors, one is posted in District Kathua and another is posted in District Rajouri both were transferred in different wings. Sources said that out of two, one DTI was transferred in Police Training centre Udhampur and another was posted in Security wing but both traffic Inspectors are still not relieved. If sources are to be belie...
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Another PIL in SC, this time against J&K Constitution itself
8/24/2018 10:26:35 PM
Early times Report JAMMU, Aug 24: 6 PILs were already filed in the Supreme Court by the concerned citizens and NGOs like "We The Citizens" challenging the very constitutional validity of Article 35-A, which was applied to the solitary State of Jammu & Kashmir through backdoor on May 14, 1954 w.e.f. May 14, 1944. India that time was under the British rule and Jammu & Kashmir still a princely state. The apex court will hear these PILs on August 31 and decide if the whole issue of 35-A could be referred to 5-member constitution bench. And now one more PIL has been filed in the apex court and it has challenged the very Jammu & Kashmir Constitution, which was adopted in November 1956 and enfor...
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ISM dispensary Chattra on leave!
Patients to cover 30 km for BP check up
8/24/2018 10:26:29 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 24: A leave application pasted on the door of ISM dispensary Chattra in tehsil Bhaderwah, has been greeting the poor patients of several villages, who visit for minor ailments. The dispensary is virtually on leave for the last over fifteen days as the doctor posted here has proceeded on `unauthorised' leave. The patients have been forced to visit Sub district hospital Bhaderwah even for check up of blood pressure. Rakesh Kotwal, a local resident of village Cha...
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Thousands attend funeral of Tangmarag Forest Employee
8/24/2018 10:26:13 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report TANGMARAG, Aug 24: A pall of gloom descended over the family of forest employee after he was killed yesterday evening in Tangmarag area. According to police 38- year- old forest official Tariq Ahmed Malik of Zandpal Kunzer Tangmarag was killed by militants in his home late yesterday evening. However, today morning people from all walks of life across Tangmarag belt reached the home of slain forest employee to pay condolences to the bereaved family and ...
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ARTO Kishtwar issues notices against overloading
8/24/2018 10:25:59 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Aug 24: Taking cognizance ET report highlighting overloading by transporters on various routes in Kishtwar District published in its 21-8-2018 edition, Assistant Regional Transport Officer (ARTO) Kishtwar issued notice to the vehicle owners for cancellation of their route permits for violation of traffic rules. It is pertinent to mention that despite losing several lives, over loading of passenger vehicles goes unchecked in majority of areas in Kishtwar District. As per the details available with Early Times, ARTO Kishtwar issues notices to several passenger vehicle owners for violating motor vehicle act 1988, 1979 MVA, 194, 184 MVA seeking ...
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LOCAL NEWS
DGP inaugurates Workshop on Juvenile Justice at PHQ
SRS hits out Valley based political particles, seeks abrogation of article 35-A
Free Dental check up camp organized at Mount Litera Zee School
RM public school organizes visit to Army Camp
Sanskrit Week celebration begins
Administration bids adieu to former Governor NN Vohra
Accelerated pace of development to make Billawar model constituency: Nirmal Singh
142 terrorists killed in anti-terror operations in 2018, says DG CRPF
Army chief reviews security situation in valley, Kargil region
Defiant ambulance driver attached
Lal Singh roars again in support of CBI probe into Rassana case
Amarnath Yatra resumes, 137 pilgrims leave for Kashmir Valley
PIL against illegal encroachment in old city
HC directs SSP Kathua to ensure protection of couple
Husband arrested for brutality against wife
Jammu family pleads justice for daughter
Militants thrash temple guards
PHE workers stage protest
Power shut down
HC seeks details illegal occupants of Gulmarg land
Mild tremors felt in Doda
Dr Farooq dismisses speculations about government formation
'Declaration of Jammu city as tail ender in Ease of living index unfortunate'
Ganai meets scores of deputations at Governor's Grievance Cell
Baba Budha Amarnath ji Yatra concludes
CVPP gets new Chairman, Director
SSSCMMS protest against attack on Annual Machail Yatra
Inter Zone Games
Barriers come down in Distt Jail on Raksha Bandhan
NHPC Dulhasti organizes langar sewa at Dool
Vajpayee's ashes immersed in confluence of Jhelum
Security clearance to Al Jazeera withdrawn
People stage protest against PDD at Bari Brahmana
JKNPP to hold provincial convention in Srinagar on Sept 15
Chhari Mubarak taken out for Panjterni
High Court to hold national lok adalat on Sept 8
PSA elects office bearers
JKHCBA accords welcome to Justice Sindhu Sharma
Bhagat Singh Foundation organised plantation drive
Brahm Kumaris celebrate Rakshabandan at district jail
ECO club of GGHSS Rehari organizes plantation drive
YP congratulates Bhanu Partap Singh
Div Com directs for formation of working groups to facilitate employment generation activities
UGC approves IGNOU programmes for academic year 2018-19
KVK Reasi concludes 13th Parthenium Awareness Week
Activist supports vision document of DSS
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