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Decks 'cleared' for appointment of Lt Gen (Retd) Hasnain as new Governor of JK
Asked to provide updated details to NSA, RSS Chief also gives his nod
9/24/2017 11:28:40 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report September, Sept 24: Decks seem to have been cleared for the appointment of a former army general as the new Governor of Jammu & Kashmir. Of late the army general has been enjoying support of an influential organization and the same may hold key in him getting the coveted constitutional position. Early Times has learnt from sources that former Commander of Srinagar based Chinar Corps Lieutenant General (Retired) Syed Ata Hasnain is all set to be the new Governor of Jammu & Kashmir. The retired general has won support from the people at helm in the centre and as such the decks seem to have been cleared in this regard. "For the past couple of years rumours were doing rounds that former army general would be the new Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, but that was not to be. However, there has been a change of heart and it seems that Lt Gen (Retd) Hasnain would be the new governor of the state. It may take some days for the things to materialize but the i...
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Many KAS officers reluctant to share property details
Govt frames list, likely to take action
9/24/2017 11:28:04 PM
Minam Saqib Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 24: Two months after sending notices to them, the government is set to act against many Kashmir Administrative Service (KAS) officers who have failed to submit their annual property returns. The government had directed the KAS officers in July this year to submit annual property returns by August 15. However, there are still many officers who haven't submitted their property details to the government despite reminders by the authorities. "A list of those KAS officers who have failed to submit the annual property returns to the government has been framed," an official of the General Administration Department said. He said the list has been...
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'Involved in facilitating mass copying during examination'
Influential master shows thumbs to higher-ups
9/24/2017 11:27:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: Accused of encouraging mass copy during class 10th and 12th examinations influential master has ignored higher-ups of department, refused to comply with attachment orders issued by Chief Education Officer, Jammu. According to sources, CEO Jammu acting upon enquiry committee report attached both Master Yash Paul, posted Girls High School, Rangpur Muolanian with Zonal Education Officer, Marh but showing thumbs to CEO's order the master refused to join ZEO office. "On August 2017, a team of officers from Education department paid a visit to Government Girl High Secondary School R S Pura, Girls High School Rangpur Moulanian and Boys Higher Secondary Scho...
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Rajouri students made to scavenge tanks, do household chores for teachers
9/24/2017 11:26:46 PM
A B Sharma Early Times Report Sunderbani, Sept 24: While India boasted of producing scientists , students in Rajouri have been forced to do scavenging and house hold chores for teachers. A teacher and the headmaster of a school asked its two students to pull off the clothes and jump into a stinking ground tank to clear the muck, slime and mud from it. The two students, Rajat Kumar of class seventh and the other Ankush of class ninth from Lower High School Balshama in Tehsil Sunderbani ...
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NIA to probe Kashmir's hawala connections in US
9/24/2017 11:25:47 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: Expanding the scope of ongoing investigations into the terror funding case, the National Investigative Agency is likely to probe Kashmiri separatist's hawala links in the US as a fresh spell of anti-India protests were reported from there. Sources said the NIA has inputs that apart from getting funds from Pakistan, some of the separatists in Kashmir have been getting resources from the US and that a strong lobby was behind the "pro-Kashmir" protests held abroad from time to time. Sources said a lobby of Kashmiris settled in the US and led by Ghulam Nabi Fai in collaboration with those hailing from the Pakistan occupied Kashmir have developed a network...
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SPO throws back grenade from vehicle, saves 15 lives
9/24/2017 11:25:38 PM
S T Haq Early Times Report SOPORE, Sept 24: Panic gripped the apple town today when assailants threw a hand grenade towards the armored vehicle near SBI in Sopore town of this north Kashmir district in which four persons were injured including three security personnel and a civilian. Meanwhile army busted a militant hideout in Handwara area today. According to sources, suspected militants lobbed grenade at the CRPF camp near the State Bank of India in Sopore resulting in injuries to four civilians. A top rank police official said, "Militants lobbed a hand grenade and it actually landed in the vehicle." The SPO, he said, was quite witty and he threw it back on the road where it explode...
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As political drama continues on Holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday
Dr Karan Singh's mention about Sheikh Abdullah annoys NC
9/24/2017 11:25:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: As high voltage political drama continues on the issue of declaring Holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh's birth anniversary, veteran Congress leader Dr Karan Singh's remarks over late Sheikh Abdullah have angered opposition National Conference, even as some leaders of the party have been vocal lately in raking up this demand on the political turf of the state. Sources said on the day when many organisations in Jammu organised functions and celebrated last Dogra ruler's birth anniversary here, Dr Karan Singh's statement came as a stunning development, an arm in shot for those demanding it vociferously, but more than that it came as shock for main opposition...
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In Udhampur, Patwaris make mockery of transfer policy
9/24/2017 11:25:19 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 24: Some Revenue officials in district Udhampur have been brazenly misusing their 'backward category' status by securing postings in their favourite areas. When any candidate is appointed against RBA category post, he/she has to give in writing that they will perform their duties for a minimum of two years in the area for which the job was actually meant. But the employees belonging to the RBA category and mostly belonging to the Revenue department are rarely posted in their respective areas. They manage posting in Udhampur town by using their political connections. On the other hand, the employees selected under Open Merit and other categories, are p...
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Indo-Pak relations turn bitter
'Terroristan' invokes Islamo-fascist Arundhati to counter India
9/24/2017 11:25:10 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 24: Relations between India and Pakistan were already bitter and abnormal. The reason: India never bought the Pakistani age-old atrocious view that "Jammu & Kashmir is unfinished agenda of partition" and that a plebiscite must be organized in the state to ascertain the Kashmiri Muslim view. In other words, New Delhi rejected again and again the Pakistani demand seeking plebiscite in Jammu & Kashmir and Pakistan insisted again and again on its untenable and utterly unacceptable plebiscite demand. On Saturday, both the nations reiterated their respective stands. It happened at the United Nations General Assembly itself. In the process, India dismissed Pakist...
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CM Mehbooba visits militancy infested Kupwara
9/24/2017 11:22:35 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: The Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has decided to take the terrorist head on. Just days after the deadly attack on the cabinet minister Naeem Akhtar , CM visited Kupwara, considered hot bed of terrorism in the Valley. According to the sources, the Chief Minister visited Kupwara despite many reservations expressed by the security forces. The sources said even her cabinet ministers had reservations against her programme to visit the highly terrorism infested areas. "The CM first listened to every apprehension and then analysed it but then decided to go ahead with the programme at any cost" said the top official, privy to the development. Though, the ...
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3-yrs on, 41 promoted teachers await adjustment
9/24/2017 11:13:17 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Sept 24: Education Department recently 41 promoted regular teacher to master grade from different districts of Jammu division but all of them have been left in lurch due to official apathy. Sources informed that 1193 regular teachers had been promoted to Master grade more than three years ago wide order no DSEJ/NG/M Promotee 7255- 68 dated 11-2-2014. Among them 165 regular teachers were adjusted followed by another government order under which 368 regular teachers were adjusted yet a lot of 41 regular promoted teachers were not adjusted for the reasons best known to people at the helm, sources added . Expressing their resentment against the author...
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Enquiry reveals nexus with narco smugglers
SHO faces doom
9/24/2017 11:09:37 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 20: An SHO posted in Jammu district is staring at an imminent sacking as a departmental enquiry has established that he was in a criminal nexus with the narcotics smugglers. Sources told Early Times that a number of complaints of patronizing narcotics smugglers were received against the said SHO. "A departmental enquiry was initiated against the SHO to check the veracity of the accusations made in the complaints," said sources. "The departmental probe has established that the SHO maintains strong links with those who are involved in narcotics smuggling. Now, that it has been proved that the SHO is hand in glove with the drugs mafia, he is bound to be axed...
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A month ahead of Darbar Move, Srinagar- Jammu Highway in poor shape
Govt in slumber
9/24/2017 11:09:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: Ahead of the annual Darbar Move, the Jammu- Srinagar national Highway continues to be in pitiable condition with deep pot-holes leaving passengers fumed. Starting from Srinagar, right from the Qazigund check post upto Udhampur town, the so called national highway 1-A has deep potholes, contrary to the claims of state dispensation about making the crucial highway one of the finest highways of India. The snail's pace of road widening going on at Banihal, Ramso...
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3 foreign militants killed in Uri encounter
Soldier, 4 civilians injured, 2 houses damaged
9/24/2017 11:08:45 PM
S T Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA (Uri), Sept 24: Three militants have been killed, one army soldier and four civilians got injuries while as two houses sustained damage in a day long encounter that erupted between militants in Kalgai village near the Line of Control in Uri sector. A top police official told Early Times that, "The gun battle in Uri, ensued when army on Saturday late night spotted a suspicious movement of 2-3 heavily armed militants in the Kalgai area and laid a cordo...
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Compost site in Bijbehara: MC yet to retrieve state land
9/24/2017 11:07:43 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 24: The Municipal Committee (MC) Bijbehara, which had decided to retrieve 40 kanals of state land in the outskirts of the town, is yet to establish the compost unit at the designated place, as the land is yet to be retrieved even several months after the acquisition process was taken up. As reported by Early Times, the MC Bijbehara had decided to undertake scientific solid waste management by way of composting and recycling of waste and its source segregation. The MC had planned to retrieve 40 kanals of state land under illegal occupation near the existing dumping yard where committee plans to construct composting pits which would treat 10 to 15 quintals...
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MCB sanitary Inspector overstays for 25 years
9/24/2017 11:07:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: Instead to implement the transfer policy, the authorities have given additional charge to the employees, enjoying choicest posting at their locality for the last 25 years. Sources in Municipal Committee Bhaderwah (MCB) informed Early Times that an influential employee now designation Sanitary Inspector belongs from Bhaderwah town enjoying their choicest posting for the last more than two decades. "With link in incumbent government the official retained the post, despite repeated transfers", sources alleged. Sources said people of the area falls in Municipal Committee Bhaderwah complained that the official charged money for permission of building ...
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LOCAL NEWS
Mehbooba meets locals in Kupwara, addresses grievances
CM Mehbooba tweets for first time
Mega Rs 10 Cr developmental initiative in Nagrota Constituency
Samooh Thatre organizes relief distribution function
Follow essential guidelines of diet keeping in view Navratri fast: Dr Sushil
PLS organises fortnightly literary meet
NIA summons PhD student, trader body; 2 Hurriyat leaders to appear today
Amandeep Hospital celebrates World Pharmacist Day
NMC demands release of salary, pension to employees
HC upholds trial court's order of granting maintenance to minor child
SCSWS organizes Cleanliness Drive in GGHSS Satwari
HC upholds trial court's order
Bijral asks Mufti to prosecute Govt officials involved in graft cases
CEGA discusses burning issues
Four killed in two separate road accidents
3 Inspectors, 1 SI transferred
Rare sixth century stone sculpture of Shiva found in Kashmir
GDC Surankote organises Talent Show
Several road projects under PMGSY incomplete in Doda
Day after ET report, linemen install poles in Reshipora
GDC Kalakote celebrates NSS Foundation Day
Zorawar Singh Memorial Degree College organizes cleanliness drive
Motor Cycle rally taken out for preservation of rivers
Government HSS Budhi celebrates NSS day
Natrang stages religious play 'Mata Ki Kahani'
R&B deptt 'facilitating' encroachment
Budhal residents agitated over 'denial' of ambulance to road mishap victims
'Affected' land owners of Keru hydroelectric project list demands
Two Indian soldiers injured in Pak firing in Poonch
Lt Gen Sandhu urges militants to surrender
Shri Ram Industries launch cleanliness drive
Private Schools Association discusses community issues
Hundreds of youth join Sarv Dharam Sewa Samiti
NPSU boycotts 'self styled' JU students union election
Over 1 lakh devotees visit Vaishno Devi shrine in first three days of Navratri
Kavinder hands over modified Scooties to beneficiaries
Govt betrays border dwellers over ex-gratia, plots intolerable: Harsh
Sikh organizations take candle march against killing of Sikh Youth
Govt offices do not abide by RTI Act: Student leader
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