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| Police recovers 6 lost mobiles, hands over to their owners | Group Medical Insurance Scheme immensely advantageous for employees: Govt | Separatists movement in punjab may have its shadow on J&K | Bring petrol, diesel under GST: SRS asks Modi | Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 14 animal rescued | District Magistrate Jammu reviews disaster preparedness | Fraud case worked out, fraudster arrested | Revenue officials booked for fraudulent withdrawal of compensation | CIF Romeo interacts with ex-servicemen | Court withholds salary of SSP Anantnag, SHO | Jammu & Kashmir Police gets new Intelligence Chief | SSP transfers one SHO, seven incharge police post | PDDTLMD-Udhampur employees call on Advisor Vyas | HC quashes selection of 3 contractual JEs | HoDCSA holds meeting, discusses demands raised before Govt | Jammu & Kashmir Government recommends CBI probe into gun license racket | Removal of encroachments, dredging of Jhelum | Over 30 womenfolk, youth from ward no 7 joins Panthers Party | Sonu Heer's new Punjabi song released | YASHN donate 1.06 Lakh for Kerala relief fund | Chugh takes over as PCCF, holds first review meeting | JKFMPHW meet Advisor to Governor BB Vyas | LIC employees donate one day salary for Kerala flood victims | Excise Commisoner to nominate outstanding Officer of week | PDD TLMD-Udhampur employees call on Advisor BB Vyas | Tech Edu Deptt holds meeting with CCI president on employment avenues | Zorawar inaugurates garments' outlet | RM Public School celebrates Teachers Day | NYK announces awards under Swachh Bharat Summer Internship | Various competitions organized as part of Hindi Pakhwara | Inter-School U-19 athletic meet takes off | JP world organizes debate competition | Kanchan of Hiranagar emerges best Athlete | Learning temple schools bring laurels | Jammu Sanskriti School organizes a workshop | DPS Jammu celebrates Teachers Day | Dahi Handi event organised | Search operation called off after day long searches | Brahma Kumaris celebrates Janamashtami | Div Com Jmu directs for establishment of paddy procurement centers | GDC Dharmari Celebrate Teacher's Day | Patients at Valley's Psychiatric Hospital left to fend for themselves | Cop manages transfer of SHO, new SHO fails to join | Rajouri Distt Administration misleads HC, Claims to have organized 617 RTI camps | Influential teachers in CEO Office Kishtwar shown door | Kashmir sans drug de-addiction centre for women | In violation of Raj Bhawan orders of medicos, paramedics enjoy attachment | OGW arrested by Police | Service rifle of Jammu & Kashmir policeman recovered | IG BSF briefs Governor | People facing wild animals' threat | Encourage enoble not snub woman whistleblower: SS Bijral | Additional District Judge Jammu dismisses arbitration petition | Villagers demand construction of road | Protect lives of people of Rajouri by resolving live wire issue: NPP | WPHRF holds meeting with WPRs | 3 CRPF personnel, civilian injured in militant attack | Haj pilgrims rue poor transport facility to carry them to Srinagar | Heroin worth Rs 100 crore seized, four held | VC JDA reviews status of Roop Nagar, Rajinder Nagar colonies | Back Issues  
 
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JK ill-prepared for disasters, Guv shocked
9/4/2018 11:10:49 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 4: One could easily draw the conclusion over how incapacitated the previous coalition in the state was by the fact that after all the disasters that shook the state, it was finally the Governor administration that has to steer the ship to the shore. On Tuesday, the reports came to fore that the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir released Rs 2.50 crore to purchase Water-Master Cruise boat for Irrigation and Flood Control Department. During the meeting, officers discussed the preparedness to deal with possible adverse weather eventualities. Officials said the field staff need to be proactive in identifying the vulnerable areas for natural disasters and appropriate measures be taken to avoid any damage at the time of disaster. The Divisional Commissioner called all officers for close coordination between various departments to deal with any calamity effectively at the time of emergency so that fool proof mechanism will be made and better service delivery to the people could be ensured. However what has raised the eyebrows of many is the fact that ...
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‘Open bid’ for posting in Secretariat
PS of Secretaries’ busying ‘minting money’
9/4/2018 11:10:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 4: Even as the people are happy with the Governor’s rule in state, in the absence of elected government and ministers staff deployed in the Personnel Sections of secretaries of various departments is allegedly minting huge money by using name of their bosses. Sources in the Secretariat informed Early Times that it is near impossible for lower rung officer to talk to Commissioner/Principal Secretaries that too about ‘bribe’ for posting. “Grabbing this barrier as an opportunity, the staff deployed in the Personnel Section of top bosses of different department makes open bid for posting”, sources said, adding that “even they don’t recognise you when it comes...
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Now Kashmiri youth set dog on fire for fun
Police seek action on NC leader’s complaint
9/4/2018 11:08:01 PM
ET Report Jammu: Amid revival of new-age militancy, the situation in Kashmir has reached such alarming proportions that Kashmiri youth find fun in setting a stray dog on fire. A video clip that has surfaced on social media from south Kashmir shows some youth tying a pack of multiple crackers on the tail of the dog and ignited the crackers. In the video, the poor animal is seen running for life helpless as crackers continue to burn him from his tail. People said the poor animal was badly wounded in the incident while the youth enjoyed the torture. Mental health experts said given the terror unleashed by Pakistan and its proxies, the people of Kashmir are turning insensitiv...
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ACD office 'den of corruption'
9/4/2018 11:07:05 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 4: In a latest example of corruption nexus at highest level in Kishtwar, the office of the Assistant Commissioner Development has turned into a den of corruption wherein the bribe money from ground level employees is being collected in a systematic way. Sources privy to the development alleged that Assistant Director Planning who is posted in the said office for last over four years has been "assigned the duty of up-keeping the track of payments made at block levels by the Block Development Officers, and subsequently he calls the officials for handing over their share after payments are made in the respective blocks." Sources said the bl...
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PDP, BJP fast losing voter base in Kashmir, Jammu divisions respectively
Kargil council elections, a significant rejoinder
9/4/2018 10:18:17 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 4: The results of recently held elections of the Kargil Council have proved that policies and programmes of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) are no more accepted by the people of the state. PDP and BJP who were coalition partners in Jammu &Kashmir for three and half years have virtually been rejected by the people of Kashmir and Jammu respectively. This is despite the fact that these parties got an overwhelming mandate in 2014 assembly election in the two divisions of the state. In the 26 member Kargil council of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC), National Conference emerged as leading pa...
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Minor gang raped, brutally murdered
Accused including step mother, brother arrested
9/4/2018 10:18:02 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA (Uri), Sep 4: Two days after the body of missing nine year old girl of Trikanjan Boniyar was found in the forest area of Boniyar, police claims they have solved the case of gang rape and murder with the arrest of five people including step mother and brother. On August 24, Police Station Boniyar, Uri received a written complaint from one Mushtaq Ahmad Ganai R/O Lari, Trikanjan, Uri about missing of her 09 years old daughter on previous day, whom he feared might have been abducted. On receipt of this complaint, case FIR No. 43/2018 under section 363 RPC was registered in P/S Boniyar and investigation was taken up. Senior Superintendent of Po...
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Patients at Valley's Psychiatric Hospital left to fend for themselves
9/4/2018 10:02:11 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 4: Amid sharp rise in stress-related disorders, the patients admitted at Kashmir Valley's sole Government Psychiatric Hospital in Srinagar are receiving below par treatment and are reportedly being neglected by families and the hospital authorities too. The hospital claims it is a healing place for those who are not mentally fit, but once patients are admitted there, they are left to fend for themselves. Presently, the Psychiatric Hospital has a bed strength of 150 beds. Sources said no attention has been given towards this hospital by the government. The hospital is supposed to receive 24-hour power supply; however, there are frequent p...
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Cop manages transfer of SHO, new SHO fails to join
SDPO dancing on tunes of BJP MLA
9/4/2018 10:02:05 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 4: A Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) posted as Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) in one of the Sub-Divisions of Jammu Zone is dancing on the tunes of a local Member MLA of BJP. "Whether FIR has to be registered in an issue or it is sorted up outside the police station is being decided by the MLA", said a police source, adding that without the consent of the MLA, SDPO never scales even a single step and the MLA used to dictate the SDPO on the telephone. "The SDPO always takes the MLA in confidence for each and every decision related to his jurisdiction," said sources. "Even minor issues of the jurisdiction of SDPO are being managed by the said...
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Rajouri Distt Administration misleads HC, Claims to have organized 617 RTI camps
9/4/2018 10:01:57 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 4: District Administration Rajouri in a written communication has told High Court through General Administration Department (GAD) that 617 camps on Right to Information Act (J&K RTI Act 2009) have been held in the district. The District administration through Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) has failed to reveal the details of these 617 workshops / awareness programmes . Sources in DC office Rajouri and RTI activists told Early Times that not even two dozen such awareness camps were conducted in Rajouri during the last 10 years since RTI law is enforced in Jammu & Kashmir. Details available with Early Times reveal that vide official communication No: ...
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Influential teachers in CEO Office Kishtwar shown door
Teaching community celebrates
9/4/2018 10:01:50 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 4: In a significant development, the teachers who were calling shots in Chief Education Office (CEO) Kishtwar since last one decade have been shown the door by the CEO today in a dramatic turn up after they were found indulging in manipulating the seniority list of the master grades. As per the details available with "Early Times" CEO Kishtwar vide order No. CEO/K/2018/45686-697 Dated 4-09-2018 ordered immediate relieve of Master Grade Shanawaz Sheikh and he has been directed to report of original place of posting to GHS Lass. The said master grade teachers is said to be the kingpin who was running the affairs in CEO Office since last ...
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Kashmir sans drug de-addiction centre for women
9/4/2018 10:01:40 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 4: Despite alarming increase in number of women taking drugs in Kashmir, the government has failed to set up an exclusive drug de-addiction for them. The Kashmir Valley continuously faces dearth of drug de-addiction centers. According to an earlier survey, there are two lakh drug abusers in Kashmir while over four thousand women are taking drugs in the Valley and their number has been increasing ,sources said. Researchers have revealed that women living in the rural areas consume nicotine by puffing hookah and also by having feeds of poppy seeds. While the urban women also addicts in various medicinal drugs. An official at drug-de addiction centre ...
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In violation of Raj Bhawan orders of medicos, paramedics enjoy attachment
9/4/2018 10:01:35 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, Sept 4: In brazen violation of orders issued by the Raj Bhawan that all attachments in government jobs be revoked forthwith, many medicos and paramedics here continue to enjoy "their choice of postings". Officials said in contravention to Governor's orders on revocation of all attachments at least three doctors, five nurses and four paramedics enjoy attachment as per their choice at PHCs in Ramsu, Shiv Khori, Katra, Pouni, Litter and Mahore. Sources said all such beneficiaries enjoy political patronage while the concerned Chief Medical Officer is accused of misleading the Raj Bhawan. "He (CMO) is misleading Raj Bhawan that orders on detachment have been imp...
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LOCAL NEWS
Food Adulteration: HC grants Govt 'last opportunity' to file report
CEO asks ACD Kishtwar to relieve attached Junior Assistant
MBA graduate joins Hizbul ranks; Biggest jihad is to serve elderly parents, family tells him
TJAC indefinite hunger strike enters day 5
NC bats for empowered regional, sub-regional councils in JK'
Advisor Ganai meets Governor
Sat Sharma interacts with locals of Ward 35
Police recovers 6 lost mobiles, hands over to their owners
Group Medical Insurance Scheme immensely advantageous for employees: Govt
Bring petrol, diesel under GST: SRS asks Modi
Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 14 animal rescued
District Magistrate Jammu reviews disaster preparedness
Fraud case worked out, fraudster arrested
Revenue officials booked for fraudulent withdrawal of compensation
CIF Romeo interacts with ex-servicemen
Court withholds salary of SSP Anantnag, SHO
Jammu & Kashmir Police gets new Intelligence Chief
SSP transfers one SHO, seven incharge police post
PDDTLMD-Udhampur employees call on Advisor Vyas
HC quashes selection of 3 contractual JEs
HoDCSA holds meeting, discusses demands raised before Govt
Jammu & Kashmir Government recommends CBI probe into gun license racket
Removal of encroachments, dredging of Jhelum
Over 30 womenfolk, youth from ward no 7 joins Panthers Party
Sonu Heer's new Punjabi song released
YASHN donate 1.06 Lakh for Kerala relief fund
Chugh takes over as PCCF, holds first review meeting
JKFMPHW meet Advisor to Governor BB Vyas
LIC employees donate one day salary for Kerala flood victims
Excise Commisoner to nominate outstanding Officer of week
PDD TLMD-Udhampur employees call on Advisor BB Vyas
Tech Edu Deptt holds meeting with CCI president on employment avenues
Zorawar inaugurates garments' outlet
RM Public School celebrates Teachers Day
NYK announces awards under Swachh Bharat Summer Internship
Dahi Handi event organised
Search operation called off after day long searches
Brahma Kumaris celebrates Janamashtami
Div Com Jmu directs for establishment of paddy procurement centers
GDC Dharmari Celebrate Teacher's Day
OGW arrested by Police
Service rifle of Jammu & Kashmir policeman recovered
IG BSF briefs Governor
People facing wild animals' threat
Encourage enoble not snub woman whistleblower: SS Bijral
Additional District Judge Jammu dismisses arbitration petition
Villagers demand construction of road
Protect lives of people of Rajouri by resolving live wire issue: NPP
WPHRF holds meeting with WPRs
3 CRPF personnel, civilian injured in militant attack
Haj pilgrims rue poor transport facility to carry them to Srinagar
Heroin worth Rs 100 crore seized, four held
VC JDA reviews status of Roop Nagar, Rajinder Nagar colonies
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