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JK officials exaggerate figures of Swachh Bharat Mission-Grameen; claim grand success
8/26/2018 11:42:13 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 26: A national flagship programme that has revolutionized the sanitation scenario across the country has virtually been blown out of proportions by the officials in the state and the figures point out towards the same. Swachh Bharat Mission-Grameen (SBM-G) has turned out to be hit among the rural populace of India. However, when it comes to Jammu & Kashmir the concerned officials are painting a rosy picture claiming great success in this regard. According to the figures dished out by the concerned department more than 10 lakh toilets have been constructed in the state. The figure seems to be a fair one and very few people doubt about the same. However, doubts have crept after the department claimed that more than three lakh toilets have been constructed since April 1, 2018 to August 25, 2018. Sources while quoting the figures of the department said that 10, 82,963 toilets have been constructed in Jammu & Kashmir ever since the launch of the SBM-G on October 2, 2014. The scheme was launched on the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi w...
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Land mafia grabs 1000 kanals of Forest land in Reasi
Forest, Revenue official"s nexus
8/26/2018 11:42:05 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, Aug 26: Alleged nexus between Forest, Revenue officials and land mafia has facilitated grab of over 1000 kanals of the Forest land at Shiv Khori (Ransoo) and Sanged road of Tehsil Pouni District Reasi. The lical administration seems in no mood to take note. Sources told Early Times that the land mafia has been allegedly executing encroachment of Forest land in collusion with some corrupt officials of Forest and Revenue Departments in lieu of money. "The land gabbers have been covering Forest land by creating boundary and then selling the same to the buyers and the revenue officials are fully helping the mafia by executing registration on the name of buyers," t...
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PDP MLC sparks controversy over Article 35 A
8/26/2018 11:41:59 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Aug 26: The People's Democratic Party (PDP) MLC from Kishtwar Firdous Ahmed Tak has sparked a major controversy over the issue of abrogation of Article 35- A by claiming that the union of India will lose its control on state of Jammu and Kashmir if the article was repealed. As per the details available with Early Times, PDP MLC while addressing a public gathering in Marwah area of Kishtwar District asserted that Delhi will have to chose between Article 35 A and Kashmir. MLC Firdous Tak who is also party spokesperson has said that people of Jammu and Kashmir will safeguard their constitutional position with their lives. "The Bhartiya Jant...
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Admin silent on attack on devotee Farooq Abdullah at Hazrabal shrine
Raat Gayee Baat Gayee!
8/26/2018 11:41:52 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 26: Even as the religious places including mosques and shrines are not personal property, miscreants on the day of Eid-ul-Azha attacked former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah at the Hazratbal shrine here and tried to push him out when he was there to offer the congregational Eid prayers with fellow Muslims. Despite the unlawful and unethical assault on a devotee at the shrine, the concerned including civil and police administration and the Wakf Board which is the custodian of the revered shrine have been silent. Officials said under norms the police should have filed a case whereas it was the duty of the Wakf Board to file a formal complaint in this rega...
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Polling today: Prestige of BJP at stake in Kargil council elections
8/26/2018 11:41:45 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 26: Prestige of both BJP is at the stake for the elections of the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) Kargil for which polling will be held Monday and results will be declared on August 31. BJP is trying its best to open its account because party had failed to win even a single seat in last elections. From central leaders to top state leaders, everyone is campaigning for BJP and party has turned local elections into national event in which prestige of entire BJP leadership is at the stake. BJP is hoping to open its account in Kargil council after it entered into pre-poll alliance with Independent MLA from Zanskar Syed Mohammad Baqir Rizvi. Ou...
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Mehbooba extends olive branch to rebels; sacks her own uncle
Blood relations take back seat if power is at stake!
8/26/2018 11:41:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 26: In a bid to outwit the mutiny within the party, former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti seems to have extended olive branch to the rebel PDP MLAs by sacking her own uncle from the party's senior position. According to reports, Mehbooba has nominated Abdul Rehman Veeri as the Vice President of the Party, sacking her own uncle from the party who was holding the post till last month. Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura, Abdul Haq Khan, Mehboob Iqbal, S. Surinder Choudhary, F C Bhagat have been nominated as General Secretaries. As per the reports, such a major development was witnessed in the backdrop of the growing resentment within the party against the party pres...
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Parties want installation of water meters to be put on hold
Ahead of polls
8/26/2018 11:41:32 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Aug 26: The state government on the recommendations of political parties has put the installation of water meters to the households on hold fearing a voter backlash in the forthcoming elections. The state is likely to face a series of elections. Besides the general elections next year, the state is yet to conduct its urban local bodies elections, which haven't been held since 2011 and the panchayat elections, which could not be held since 2016. Besides the assembly elections also have to be held if the Governor dissolves the state assembly that has been kept under suspension since end of the Peoples Democratic Party-Bhartiya Janta Party government in Ja...
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Four fresh recruits of Al-Badar outfit arrested during CASO
8/26/2018 11:01:50 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report KUPWARA, Aug 26: From past several weeks, militancy related incidents have risen in North Kashmir districts especially in Kupwara district, four fresh recruits of Al Badar arrested today during CASO in Kupwara forests. Sources said that just one day back, four youths from Kupwara dustruct had announced to have joined militant outfit Al Badr, their pictures had also gone viral on social media. "Soon after the pictures gone viral, today early morning the...
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No Chimney: Dhabas causing pollution
8/26/2018 11:01:34 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, Aug 26: The Dhabas and other such small food selling outlets here use traditional ways to cook the food thus contribute to pollution. In the heart of city especially at Bus Stand, Slathia Chowk ,Gole Market and other areas these outlets are producing smoke and toxic gases. They use traditional ovens or chullahs and burn wood in them which leaves smoke everywhere. Time and again these food outlets were instructed to install chimneys for releas...
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Militancy influx in Kashmir on increase from past decade
8/26/2018 11:00:41 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 26: Dangerous trends have started surfacing on the militancy front in Jammu and Kashmir with nearly 130 youths joining various terror outfits this year, the highest since 2010, and a majority of them affiliating themselves with groups ideologically aligned with the Al-Qaeda, officials said here. According to data compiled till July 31, around 131 youths have joined various terror outfits with South Kashmir's Shopian district contributing the maximum of 35 so far. The number of local recruits last year was 126. The officials say that many youngsters are joining the Ansar Ghazwat-ul-Hind, a group which claims support of Al-Qaeda and is headed by Zaqir Ras...
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Militants adopt new strategy to obtain arms training in Pakistan
8/26/2018 11:00:34 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Aug 26: Authorities and security forces involved in anti-insurgency operations in Jammu & Kashmir are confronted with a new strategy adopted by anti-India elements to get arms training in Pakistan. According to credible sources, New recruits travel on "valid visas and infiltrate back into the Valley through the treacherous Line of Control after receiving training". Sources say that "out of the five Kashmiri militants killed along the LoC in Kupwara this year, at least four had visited Pakistan through the Wagah border on valid documents". All the militants five were buried in Kupwara as they were believed to be from Pakistan". Their bodies had to be exhum...
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DDC orders to shift Sub post office from Kiryana Shop
8/26/2018 11:00:27 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Aug 24: Taking cognizance of report of this newspaper district development commissioner Rajouri Mohd Ajaz Asad expressed anguish over running of Sub Post Office from a Kiryana Shop in Behrot Village sources said here today. They said DDC constituted a team and asked the senior post-master of Rajouri district to visit the Behrot Village and shift the Sub Post Office from the Kiryana Shop to some separate room with proper delivery system of mail etc. He said it was unfortunate part of the picture that locals were not getting their mails in a proper way and the mockery of the shopkeeper with the public mail was not justified. DDC issued directions for del...
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NC MLA leads pro-azadi rally
8/26/2018 11:00:19 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Aug 26: The Jammu and Kashmir Police booked over a dozen of National Conference Workers of Mendhar who raised pro-Azadi slogans during a protest demonstration against ongoing controversy over article 35 A. The rally was led by NC MLA from Mendhar, Javid Rana. "Taking cognizance of the matter, police registered a case under FIR Number 145 /2018 under sections 120 B, 124 A, at Police station Mendhar against the NC Workers" , Senior police officer said adding that investigations have been launched to identify all the accused....
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Public libraries remain closed in Mendhar, Surankote
8/26/2018 11:00:12 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Aug 16: The youth have been deprived of reading quality looks to enhance their knowledge in Mendhar and Surankote Sub division The public libraries have been closed unauthorisedly the concerned for no reasons source said here today They said the public library of Mendhar has been closed for the last two months for no reasons. The only employee of the public library Mendhar was transferred to Jammu without transfering any other employee at his place as a result of which the said library is closed for the last two months. Source said the public library Menhdar is being run from a local shop which has no furniture or any Almirah to keep the books in o...
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Single teacher running Govt high school
8/26/2018 11:00:05 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Aug 26: Khawas Education Zone in Rajouri district is facing acute shortage of teachers reportedly due to wrong policies of the department, political interference and attitude of the senior officers. In the month of June, CEO Rajouri had released a list and many teachers were posted in hard zones including Khawas Education zone to run the schools smoothly and also brought back the teachers who had been serving in the hard zones since a long time. On one hand department claimed to have provided teachers even in the far off areas while on the other hand on July 18, Director School Education (DSE) has put on hold the CEO Rajouri's order of transfers/adjustments ...
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Dearth of vehicles affects SMC's DTD service
8/26/2018 10:59:56 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 26: As Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) claims to be undertaking Door to Door (DTD) collection of garbage in the city , sources have revealed that SMC has dearth of waste collecting vans (hoppers) and right now only 20 % of the population is given DTD service and rest is completely ignored by the civic body. Earlier this year Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) had claimed that SMC launched waste collection in segregated form in around 6 municipal wards of city from January 10 but sources in SMC have told Early Times that all this was not true as the said collection is undertaken in mere 20 % of the areas owing to dearth of vehi...
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Article 35 A: Supreme Court to hear BJP leader's plea today
60-day Annual Amarnath Yatra ends
Police detains suspicious man outside control room
Eight detained for unlawful activities in Rajouri
Crime Branch to probe supply of e-challan devices to traffic cops
Article 35-A: a gone case, blame yourself not Modi: S S Bijral
SSDS demands shrine board for Machail Mata shrine
Video surfaces showing man being tortured for eloping with woman
Jammu-Srinagar NH reopened after two-day closure
Verdict of Supreme Court should be respected by all: Harsh
Panchayat polls: J&K police seek additional troops
Advisor Ganai reviews arrangements for arrival of Hajj pilgrims
SEECC supports ReT teachers' demand
PLS Jammu organizes fortnightly literary meet
State deprived of benefits of Panchayati Raj Act amendments : Kuldeep Rao
Rasool stays optimistic about J&K's season
JKGPAOA welcomes Governor SP Malik, highlights demands
World Sanskrit Day celebrated
Natrang stages Hindi play "Do Kalakaar"
Guru Nanak Dev Netralaya opened in Channi Himmat
Union Minister reviews progress of agriculture sector in Leh
Many secrets hidden in Human body: Madhu Param Hansji
Devotees throng Pracheen cave at Thajiwara to pay obeisance
Army pays tributes to soldier martyred in Keran explosion
Girls celebrate Raksha Bandhan with BSF personnel
Former Governor bids farewell
Two boys drown, another rescued
Shamsher Hakla demands uplifment of Gujjar, Bakarwal community
Amid old , new rituals, Raksha Bandhan celebrated with gaiety
Incompetent, communal politicians diverting from issues concerning border residents: Dr Shazad
PDP president rejigs party structure, nominates Veeri as vice-president
LAHDC Polls: Polling material dispatched to 210 polling stations
Rafale deal must be scrapped: Congress
Farooq Abdullah engages former solicitor-general to defend Article 35-A in SC
KC Royals, Simula Strikers register wins in PPCL
Sat tours Ward 35; listens, solves public grievances
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