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Recruitment of doctors going on at snail's pace in Jammu
4/11/2021 12:23:13 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 10: As the second wave of deadly Coronavirus is spreading dangerously in the Union Territory of J&K, the problem of shortage of doctors and paramedical staff also comes to the fore with the increasing number of patients. In the month of August, 2020, the government had initiated the process to appoint doctors on a fast track basis but due to the casual approach of authorities at the helm of the affairs process is going on snail's place. As per available data, almost all hospitals and other health centres across Jammu region are confronting with the shortage of doctors and para medical staff. During the first wave of Coronavirus, the J&K government had announced to recruit 900 doctors to 'treating' the 'ailing' health infrastructure in the peripheral and far-flung areas. It was announced that recruitment will be made on a fast-track basis and candidates have been asked to apply only on-line but till date most of the hospitals are facing shortage of doc...
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Panchayat Ghar buildings exist on papers only
Alleged Embezzlement Of Funds In Ramsoo
4/11/2021 12:23:06 AM
avinash azad Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 10: At least 40 lakhs rupees meant for construction of two Panchayat Ghars in Ramsoo block of erstwhile district Doda, now Ramban, embezzled by the officials of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (RD&PR) Department on basis of fake bills, but no action has been taken by the higher authorities. Sources informed Early Times that the department has failed to complete works of Panchayat Ghar Buildings taken up for execution during 2003-2004 and 2011-12 under 11th FCA. 13th FCA, MGNREGA, BRGF, BADP and other schemes. "One hand Govt.is empowering Panchayati Raj System in J&K by conducting elections of Panches and Sarpanches and then elections of BD...
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Now, Sajad and Omar are rivals again!
Dost Dost Na Raha
4/11/2021 12:22:53 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 10: Even as once arch-rivals, former Chief Minister and National Conference President, Omar Abdullah and Peoples Conference, President, Sajad Lone had opted for friendship in the formation of the so called Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration, the bonhomie doesn't seem to have lasted after some recent developments. Sources said the recent exit of the senior leader, Basharat Bukhari from the NC and his joining the PC have put the cordial relations to an end. Sajad had already left PAGD. Sources said Basharat leaving NC to join PC has come as a "major shocker for the so called grand old party" which apprehends more such exits in future. Sources said Omar i...
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NC leader wants Abdullahs to sacrifice power!
Kya Karein, Kya Na Karein?
4/11/2021 12:22:43 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 10: In a shocking development, a senior leader of the National Conference has asked the party to sacrifice power "putting the NC leadership in a tight spot." The leader, who hails from central Kashmir's Budgam district, had been having strained relations with the NC after the abrogation of special status on August 5, 2019. Though over the months, the leader has gone for "patch up", he remains "firm on the initial stand of the party with regard to the protection of the special status of Jammu and Kashmir." At a recently held event that was attended by the senior party leaders, the leader "put the ball in the court of the Abdullahs." He said if the NC was...
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Effort aims to collectively reconcile with Muslim society, eradicate wedges, foster new bonds
After 30 years, Kashmiri Pandits are returning to their ancestral homes on Navreh
4/11/2021 12:22:29 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 10: For the first time in three decades, Kashmiri pandits who had to leave Valley at the onset of militancy in the region are coming back in droves to their ancestral homes on Navreh- scheduled on April 13, this year. According to the reports coming to the fore, under this initiative, a batch of more than 50 Kashmiri Pandits will reach Kashmir from Delhi to visit their ancestral villages and reminiscence the old memories. On April 13 on Navreh (the first day of the New Year), there will be an effort to collectively reconcile with Muslim society through the collective Navreh meeting in Srinagar. The Kashmiri Pandits believe that there will be an effort to e...
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LG, Rijiju inaugurate 'Khelo India Centre', 'Water Sports Academy'
4/11/2021 12:22:17 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 10: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, along with Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports, Sh. Kiren Rijiju today inaugurated Khelo India Centre of Excellence, "Water Sports Academy" at Nehru Park in world-famous Dal Lake. Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor expressed his gratitude towards Kiren Rijiju and thanked GoI, for adopting the Water Sports Centre as Khelo India Centre of Excellence. The inauguration of the Khelo India Centre o...
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JU declares as micro- containment zone
4/11/2021 12:21:41 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 10: The authorities on Saturday declared Jammu university and area around it as micro-containment zone after 43 persons were found Covid-19 positive in the varsity during a random sampling. As per reports at least 43 persons found Covid-19 positive and most of them are from girls hostel of the varsity. They said that a team of health and medical education department carried out random sampling in Jammu University today during which 43 were found Covid-19 positive. They said that District Magistrate Jammu, Anshul Garg issued an order declaring the area in and around Jammu University as micro-containment zone. The order issued under section 144, stated ...
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Excise Deptt officials clueless, allege potential bidders
'Pre-bid meeting didn't serve any purpose, in Poonch areas chosen for wine shops surrounded by religious places, degree college'
4/11/2021 12:21:31 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 10: Picking up holes in the New Excise Policy, especially in the e-tendering process being initiated by the Excise Department the potential bidders on Saturday alleged that the department has not done the homework. After a holding a pre-bid meeting with the officials at Excise and Taxation Training Institute Nagrota, the aspiring bidders said, "It seems that the department has started the process without any homework." "Officials of the Excise Department seem unaware about the new policy. They were unable to give any appropriate answer", said one of the participants, who had come from Poonch to clear his doubts regarding the e-tendering process. "It is fin...
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Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents
Residents of Lane 7 Shiv Nagar Babliana pained due to least concern shown by people at helm
4/11/2021 12:04:14 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 10: People living in lane number 7 Shiv Nagar Babliana are perplexed over the bad condition of roads and lanes in the area. They are also upset with the fact that the garbage is not being lifted from the area thus creating nuisance. The lane number 7 Shiv Nagar Babliana is a part of the Gandhi Nagar constituency and it is presenting a sordid tale of absolute neglect from the people at helm. The successive governments have failed the people of this colony and the...
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Aspiring entrepreneurs find lacunas in New Excise Policy
Ask Govt to come clear on NOC process before starting e-bidding
4/11/2021 12:02:57 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 10: Some aspiring entrepreneurs, who had initially welcomed the New Excise Policy-2021-22, now are having doubts, alleging that the policy has lacunas and the government must declare the procedure to get NOC (No Objection Certificate) before starting the e-bidding process. During discussion with media persons, a few entrepreneurs explained some lacunas in the “New Excise Policy” and appealed to the government to make it clear the ambiguities. Explaining the sa...
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De-silting of canal from Ashok Nagar to Nai Basti area irk residents
Irrigation department dumps garbage along road
4/11/2021 12:02:32 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 10: The de-silting of irrigation canal near Ashok Nagar and Nai Basti area has turned out to be a depressing experience for local residents as garbage dumped along roads has made their life pathetic. The locals informed Early Times that for the past couple of days the irrigation department had conducted the de-silting of the canal. “The earth movers had lifted the garbage from the canal but dumped the same along the road. Large mounds of garbage could be seen a...
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PHE Deptt Rajouri’s claims of providing water in rural areas stand exposed
Many areas still deprived of portable water supply
4/10/2021 11:59:51 PM
Ankit Kessar Early times Report Rajouri, Apr 10: There seems no taker of much publicised “Har Ghar Jal” schemes in district Rajouri, which is a Modi Government’s flagship as there are still many areas which are deprived of potable water supply putting people in great difficulties to get this basic amenity. It is very heartening to find out that even in the era of the twenty first century, when technologies have made huge advancement; still people are without water facilities in rural areas of the district, which has exposed the tall claims of the department of reaching out to untouched areas. “Department claims that it has executed several bore wells, dug wells to provide water to ...
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‘492 covid- 19 cases in srinagar’, People still flout social distancing norms, mask rule
4/10/2021 11:59:36 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 10: Despite the Srinagar witnessing huge surge in COVID-19 cases for the last one week, people continue flouting social distancing norms and mask rules in the markets. Though the authorities have announced that social distancing and wearing masks are mandatory in all public places. However, there is no adherence of these orders. Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 1005 new positive cases taking tally to 137475 and number is increasing with each passing day. Srinagar alone witnessed 492 fresh covid-19 cases. Experts have also sounded alarm over further increase of positives and would threaten the lives of people. “This is pathetic to se...
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JK reports record 1005 fresh cases of COVID-19; six fresh deaths, positive cases 137475
Active positive 6755, recovered 128691, casualties 2029
4/10/2021 11:59:19 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 10: The union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reported record 1,005 fresh cases of Corona Virus following which the total number of positive cases reached 1, 37,475. With six fresh deaths the death toll due to the virus reached 2,029. Srinagar district reported 492 new cases including 62 travelers followed by Jammu district 183 cases, Baramulla district 93 cases, Reasi district 58 cases including 39 travelers, Anantnag district 32 cases, Pulwama district 31 cases, Budgam district 25 cases, Kathua district 20 cases, Udhampur district 17 cases including 11 travelers, Kupwara district 14 cases, Samba district 11 cases, Kulgam district eight ca...
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06 LeT militant associates arrested involved in killing of two councilors, a cop
4/10/2021 11:58:28 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Apr 10: Police on Saturday claimed to have busted a Lashker-e-Toiba network that is believed to be behind the attack on Municipal Councilors and Police that were recently killed in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district. It is learnt that, Sopore Police busts the network involved in the militant attack as on Mar 29, two municipal councilors and a cop were killed in Sopore town, after which multiple CASO's were launched by Sopore Police along with other security forces at suspected locations Dangepora, Brath Kalan ,Sidiq Colony Sopore, Model Town and Batpora. Various suspects were picked up for the questioning and during questioning one ...
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DDC reviews progress of work on GMC campus, allied works
BMO Bani vows to provide COVID-19 vaccination to one and all
DC Kishtwar reviews preparations for Teeka Utsav' starting from April 11
J-K traders worried about losses as most businesses dependent on tourism
Bandipora-Gurez road re-opens after over 4 months
Administration denied permission to NC for holding protest over growing unemployment
Army pays tributes to soldier shot dead by militants in Anantnag
Night curfew won't stop covid-19 pandemic to spread: Tajinder
Two people arrested for ATM burglary attempt in Rajouri
Cong organizes public outreach programme at Billawar
JPDA presents Sanitizing Machine to CISF Unit at Jammu Airport
ZSWO holds grievances redressal programme at Akhnoor
ARTO Ramban conducts enforcement drive on face masks
Attempt to change name of Rajiv Gandhi Hospital will be terrible: Satish Sharma
JKNPP holds protest against price hike
Crime Branch arrests accused in fake job scam in Reasi
Drug peddler arrested along with psychotropic substances
Poor drainage in Bhour Camp cause of concern for residents: ABS
District administration Samba initiates doorstep delivery of prosthetic aids
PTU demands construction of road in Transport Yard Narwal
NCC holds series of events to commemorate 1971 victory
Intra-college debate competition in commemoration of "Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav" held
Govt PG College Rajouri organizes symposium on Science & Technology
Sub-Divisional Administration Gandoh felicitates ace Shooter Chain Singh
DIPR organises awareness programme on COVID19 at Poonch
Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrated at GDC Pouni
Government Degree College Nowshera organizes awareness event on Disaster Management
Power shut down
Forest Department conducts daylong Workshop on Ecotourism
MSK Poonch gears up to spread awareness on Women Welfare schemes
Dir RDD reviews achievements under Central schemes in districts
Govt set to tap 'unexplored' adventure tourism, Jammu Tourism tightens belt
Ladakh remains cut off from Kashmir, 4 sorties to operate between Kargil , J&K
Downgrading J&K PCB to Pollution Control Committee shocking: Tarigami
Forest Department demolishes illegal structure in Chowadhi area
Encounter underway between security forces, militants in Shopian, Anantnag
DC hosts Google meet interaction with officers at Udhampur
MGNREGA gives work to people below poverty line in Dhangri
Residents of Block Miran Sahib meet Sarpanch Maralia
HC quashes notice for eviction of Modern Hotel
JCCI opposes new excise policy, demands its roll back or amendment
Legitimate elected govt alone can honour public sentiment: Harsh
Underdevelopment and poor basic amenities in Samba exposes false claims on development in Jammu: Altaf Bukhari
DC Jammu convenes series of meetings
Div Com reviews progress on mega development Projects being executed in Jammu division
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