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BJP coterie under scanner for swindling Kargil election funds
9/5/2018 11:06:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 5: After shameful defeat of the party in Kargil Council elections, infighting in the state unit of BJP has started with some senior leaders alleging swindling of funds by a coterie, which is running party's affairs these days. Credible sources said that this coterie had convinced the central leadership that BJP would emerge as kingmaker in the Kargil Council elections provided high command would ensure enough funding. It was all due to this assurance of this coterie that BJP high command has pumped huge funds amounting crores and crores to make history in Kargil Council elections. Credible sources said that instead of properly utilizing this whopping amount, this coterie spent huge portion of these funds in providing luxurious to the leaders who campaigned there. Sources further said that instead of establishing contact with common masses of Kargil, BJP leaders only clicked pictures in the open spaces and uploaded same on social media to befool the high command. Credible sources further said that huge chunk of funds released by the high command fo...
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NC President at his furious best during presser; rebukes journalists refuses to take questions
9/5/2018 11:03:17 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report srinagar, Sept 5: National Conference (NC) President, Dr. Farooq Abdullah was at its furious best today while addressing a press conference here. The NC President rebuked at least two journalists during the presser. Dr. Abdullah attached a rider that he would not take any questions at the conclusion of the press conference. At the end of the day it seemed to be one-way traffic with all the vehicles moving in a particular direction. Reports said that as soon as the NC core group concluded its meeting the waiting media persons were told that NC President would address the media. Following this, the still photographers and video journalists started sett...
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NC threatens to stay away from Panchayat polls
9/5/2018 11:03:09 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 5: The National Conference on Wednesday said it would not contest upcoming Panchayat and Municipal elections in J&K. "Our party won't contest the upcoming Panchayat and municipal elections as the situation is not conducive for the elections," NC president Farooq Abdullah told reporters here. The decision came days ahead of the issuance of a formal notification by the Governor's administration. It also coincided with Governor Satya Pal Malik presiding over his maiden meeting of the State Administrative Council (SAC). The Panchayat polls were earlier postponed by the elected government on basis of security situation, but the central g...
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As private builders flourish, JKHB fails to develop new colonies in Jammu, Srinagar
9/5/2018 10:39:51 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report srinagar, Sept 5: Tasked to provide affordable shelter to all and develop housing colonies in both urban as well as in rural areas of the State, the Housing Board has failed to develop any new residential colonies while private developers have flourished during last few years. Sources believed that the Lack of competent officials, policy and vision have forced the department to take backstage. Sources told Early Times that the Department has not developed any colony in the last two decades in Jammu as well as the Srinagar. "Years before Housing board had developed three colonies in Jammu, it has been long full stop since then resulting in proliferation ...
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JKPSC defers KAS preliminary exams to Sept 16
9/5/2018 10:10:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 5: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has issued fresh notification postponing the J&K Combined Competitive (Preliminary) exams from 2ndSeptember to 16th September of 2018, much to the disdain of the students. "KAS aspirants met with Governor Satya Pal Malik at Raj Bhawan on 31st of August demanding immediate postponement of KAS preliminary exams which were to be conducted on 2nd September", said one of the aspirants. They had been protesting for postponement of exams for 22 days on the grounds that they were not given adequate time to prepare for the exams and the new UPSC pattern implemented by JKPSC was done in an irrational manner, alle...
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Agri officer refuses to leave favourite station
Despite detachment order
9/5/2018 10:10:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 5: Though the Governor had clearly instructed all officials to ensure detachment of employees, in the Agriculture department an influential officer has refused to leave the station of his choice. According to sources, a Field Assistant level Agriculture officer, whose actual place of posting is in soil division of Agriculture department in Basohli, has been working for last many years at Lakhanpur. "For the last over 20 years, this officer has been serving in his favourite place of posting which is Kathua town. For nearly 15 years, he had served in an Agriculture division at Lakhanpur and for nearly five years, he had served in Kathua town", sources said...
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SHO managed 3 postings in 3 months
9/5/2018 10:10:20 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, Sept 5: After staying for over a year at prize posting at Police Station on the national highway as Station House Officer (SHO), an Inspector of police is leaving no stone unturned to again get some prize posting in Udhampur district. The journey of this Inspector started from police station along national highway to another police station near a famous tourist place to Dhar road police station. While at Dhar Road police station this officer found the Police Station less lucrative and far away from the Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, he using his political links with a BJP MLA who is presently very influential, managed transfer to another police stat...
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Ex-Ikhwan commander surrenders security, says Delhi betrayed
9/5/2018 10:10:15 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Anantnag, Sept 5: A former top commander of pro-government militia on Wednesday surrendered security cover provided to him by the state government. Liyaqat Ali Khan alleged that New Delhi betrayed him and allowed 'a group of elements' to hatch conspiracies against him. "Conspiracies were hatched against me since 2002, but in 2007 a New Delhi based channel labeled me Al-Qaeda chief of Jammu and Kashmir. I went to New Delhi, agitated before the authorities at higher level, but the issue was never investigated," Khan told Early Times. He said that it was New Delhi, which encouraged conspirators by not identifying them and punishing them as per law. "In...
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2599 SSA teachers of Udhampur observe Teacher's Day as black day
Govt constitutes five-member committee to look into demands
9/5/2018 10:10:10 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 5: The SSA teachers of Udhampur observed teacher's Day a black day Wednesday while reiterating their demand of implementation of seventh pay commission and delinking of salaries from centre sector to the state sector. A total of forty one thousand teachers working under SSA in Jammu and Kashmir State and 2599 in Udhampur district under Teachers Joint Action Committee an amalgam of various teachers' organisations J and K Teachers Forum, J&K ReT Teachers Forum, Tehreek-e-Rahbar-e-Taleem Forum and J&K SSA Forum. Scores of ReT teachers under the banner of Teachers Joint Action Committee (TJAC), observed black day today in support of th...
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Now separatists out to support militants against CASO
9/5/2018 10:10:01 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 5: In an unusual trend, the separatists have suddenly come out if support of militants against the conduct of Cordon And Search Operation (CASO)s by the security forces. Sources said the so called Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) is under much pressure from its Pakitani handlers that they have been issuing multiple statements against the CASO. Police is likely to probe the Hurriyat stand on this provocation. On September 4, pro-Pakistan hawk and Hurriyat G Chairman Syed Ali Geelani participated in release of at least two handouts against the CASO. One was from his Hurriyat G and the other was from the JRL. In the Hurriyat G handout, Geelani "expressed h...
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Enjoying 'overstay' Principal, vice Principal take Reasi school for a ride
9/5/2018 10:09:55 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, Sept 5: In violation of norms, the Principal and the Vice Principal at the Government Higher Secondary School Bharakh in Pouni have allegedly overstayed at the institution. The principal whose residence is near the school has been posted there for the past over four years whereas the vice-principal has been posted there for the past over six years. Officials said usually the transfers are done after two years but in this particular case the duo enjoy overstay which has affected educational activities at the school. "Having been posted here for long, the do take the school as their fiefdom and don't listen to any pleas of the students or their parents from ti...
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HC warns Govt for failure to finalize Gulmarg master plan
9/5/2018 10:09:50 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 5: The State High Court today warned the government against non-finalization of Master Plan for Gulmarg, the world famous skiing resort in north Kashmir. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a Division Bench of Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe also directed the Chief Town Planner to put his submission as also the communication, which he referred to in his submissions, before the Chief Secretary for taking up all necessary steps for finalization of Master Plan. The Court left it open for Chief Secretary as to whether there is any need for changing the previous notification with regard to draft Master Plan or not. In case Chief Secretary ...
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LOCAL NEWS
Drugs Peddler nabbed with Heroin in Rajouri
Teacher's day celebrated across state
Stolen truck recovered
Stray animals get radio frequency identification tags in Jammu
Protest of FMHWWA enters 10th day
Free gas connections distributed by Manjakote Gas Agency
Hunger Strike enters 569th day, appeals Governor to pay attention
1st district Taekwondo championship held
Non-gazetted police pensioners hold protest
Many social activists join JKNPP
Governor seeks cooperation of elected representatives in completing unfinished projects
Rana seeks fulfillment of SSA teachers' demands earnestly
Teachers are beacon of hope for society: Advisor Ganai
Army foils infiltration bid, intruder killed
Militants attack army patrolling party in Pulwama
Axing of Forest trees by Power Company
HC orders fresh census of transgenders in J&K
Hizbul Member, a hardcore motivator, arrested
Locals demand TSO for Mankote
Machail yatris rue lack of facilities
Guv's Sectt seeks regular update on developmental activities
ED moves court for questioning jailed UAE-based businessman in money laundering case
Power shut down
PIL seeking effective steps for preventing road accidents
Transfers, postings in Information Department
SVO indicts 2 serving, 4 ex-officials in decade-old forgery case
Rs 8000 cr being infused to give fillip to infrastructure development in JK
Amit guides Young Professors towards introduce Technological Interventions
Searches launched in Kishtwar town
SAC approves separate JVC for 850MW Ratlepower project
SAC approves restructuring, unbundling of PDD, operationalization of Tradeco
SAC approves opening of 40 new Degree Colleges across JK
SAC dispenses with oral test for selection of Medical Officers, only written test in future
Prof Gupta ridicules rant for plebiscite
Official removed from post for political comments on social media
JKNPP to contest all 75 wards of Jammu civic body
HC defers promotion as CEO till petitioner's regularization as Principal is considered
HC quashes premature retirement of I/C AE REW
Div Com reviews progress of land acquisition cases
TJAC stages protest on occasion of Teachers day
Jagti Township inmates take out candle march
IGNOU organizes "Students' Grievance Redressal Camp"
IndiGo withdraws 3 flights from Jammu airport: Official
Stephens International celebrates Janamashtami
Shri Navkundiya Maharudra Yagya to start on Sept 13
Jammu all set to welcome Shri Shri Hari Chaitanya Puri Ji
Prof Raina delivers lecture on 'Stress Management' at IMS
Yogi, Boria communities calls on member Backward Commission
Pell Bee League game show to start soon
Dr K C Sharma Member attends Technical Advisory Committee GOI
YRS felicitates medal winners of state
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