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Breaking News :   India's coronavirus COVID-19 tally reaches 63,12,584, recoveries nearly 53 lakh: Health Ministry | Discrimination in Covid-19 funding suffocates Jammu! | New Pension Scheme a flop show? | Tehsildar Pouni hand in glove with powerful man who has devastated agriculture land | COVID-19: Unreliable RAT proving to be cruel joke | Cong student wing at crossroads in J&K | 2 Agri officers suspended for running Crypto Currency business in Dubai | Recoveries continue to outnumber fresh cases of COVID-19 in JK; 1355 more people recover | Ladakh reports 43 fresh COVID-19 cases | Except two districts, ban on 4G internet services to continue across UT till 21st October: Govt | Govt directs to expedite construction work on Zojila Tunnel | Re-opening guidelines out; multiplexes, swimming pools to partially open from October 15 | Guidelines on lockdown measures in J&K to continue till October 8 | Home Guards demand regularization, fixation of salary | Agriculture Deptt accords send off to its retiring employee | Rajouri DLCW hosts awareness event on Women centric schemes, laws | Online poetry recitation completion organized | BJP holds Webinar on Aatmnirbhar Bharat | Farms Bills: DCC Rural flays Modi Govt for exploiting farmers | Founder SPS calls on Div Com Jammu | JKTA Called on Director Samagra regarding IMPACT Training | NDA leaders joined UDA | BJP enslaved farmers under corporate sector: DYC President | Deputation off DKOA calls on Ravinder Kumar | GMC&H Admn doing best to cater patients’ flow amid Covid scare: RDA | Sukhnandan to launch campaign in support of farm bills | Zone Gandhi Nagar lifts U/17 yrs boys cricket final title | Abdul Samad’s IPL debut a proud moment for J&K: Khan, Omar | Poonch Zone wins Inter Zone Taekwondo Trophy | Centre Government should withdraw anti farmer bills : AAP | JKSC organises Fit India Run for Freedom | Raman Suri appeals LG for safe conduct of UPSC CSE Prelims | Various activities organised to celebrate Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary | DSEJ organises Prize distribution function for winners of Yoga Competition | Administrative Secretary listens to public issues at Batote | DDC Poonch flags off ‘Fit India Freedom Run’ | ADC Kishtwar flags off 1.5 KM ‘fit India freedom Run’ | FC Arun Mehta e-inaugurates J&K Bank Special Desks for youth, women entrepreneurs | Crime Branch Jammu registers case for cheating, forgery | Senior Assistant suspended | LG asks public representatives, political leaders to be voice of people | Nana Tufchi accorded an affectionate adieu | Pak army resorts to heavy shelling along LoC in Poonch | Chief Secretary reviews Durbar Move preparations | Munish Gupta asks Government to step in & solve problems of residents | Ball in GoI’s court | WHAT CONCERNS THE FOOD GIVERS (ANNDATA) | Will Xi Jinping Relent | Unabated atrocities against Dalit, poor sections intolerable: Harsh | Advisor Sharma urges people to take full benefit of B2V3 program | RDD Jammu organizes training for Visiting Officers | AJKPC seeks PRIs empowerment, implementation of 73rd Amendment | Locals hopes for boost in business, employment with new tourist huts in Udhampur | J&K Samagra Shiksha, NCERT capacity building in over 34,000 ReTs | JKSC demands relief as per JPC report, registration of property claims | JMC assigns 150 autos for door-to-door garbage collection | Plus-2 Association discuss demands | Package for promotion of Sanskrit demanded | Court rejects bail of OGW | Court seeks personal appearance of SHO Kishtwar | 211 languishing projects worth more than Rs 390 crores completed by PWD from 2019 | B2V -3; a march towards building public trust, people’s relationship with Govt : Baseer Khan | Dr Jitendra e-inaugurates PMGSY roads, bridges in J&K | Govt to liquidate power liabilities through Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan | Back Issues  
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Discrimination in Covid-19 funding suffocates Jammu!
10/1/2020 12:58:11 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 30: An alleged discrimination in grant of Covid19 funds for Jammu has allegedly led to the shortage of infrastructure leading to spike in the number of infected cases of the deadly virus in the winter capital region. Official documents reveal that on June 23, 2020, the State Executive Committee (SEC) had sanctioned Rs 15 crore to boost the health infrastructure in the major hospitals in Srinagar and Jammu for combating Covid-19 pandemic. The multi-crore funding was made under the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) to major health institutions for further procuring essential labs and equipment for handling the Covid-19 pandemic. The SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Srinagar; Government Medical College, Jammu and Srinagar were sanctioned Rs 5 crore each. Official sources said in reality while Kashmir region was given Rs ten crores for the job, Jammu was given half of that amount. Medical health experts said the alleged discrimination w...
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New Pension Scheme a flop show?
More than Rs 50 cr not transferred to trustee bank, Rs 6.64 cr unadjusted
10/1/2020 12:58:03 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 30: The much famed New Pension Scheme (NPS) has turned into a flop show in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the details available with Early Times crores of rupees are unadjusted on account of subscribers contribution and also has been delaying the transfer of more than Rs 50 crore in National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL)/ Trustee Bank. As per the official documents in possession of Early Times, during the year 2017-18, out of Rs687.72 crore (Total contribution of NPS during 2017-18 of Rs622.16 crore including employees contribution of Rs311.08 crore and matching contribution from the State Government plus previous liability of Rs 65.56 crore), Rs...
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Tehsildar Pouni hand in glove with powerful man who has devastated agriculture land
10/1/2020 12:57:54 AM
Ajay Sharma Early Times Report REASI, Sept 30: Tehsildar Pouni, Lekh Raj instead of taking action against the ‘powerful’ man who has virtually devastated the agriculture in the tehsil passes on the information and as such the violator of law escapes action. A local told Early Times that this morning he called on Tehsidar Pouni and apprised him of the excavation of agriculture land in the Latter Panchayat. The local said that he was expecting the officer to take action against the ‘powerful’ man who runs a brick kiln in the area. “Instead of taking action against the powerful man the Tehsildar called on the violator and asked him to avoid make correction so that the complaint is co...
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COVID-19: Unreliable RAT proving to be cruel joke
10/1/2020 12:57:47 AM
S K KAW Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 30: The Rapid Antigen Testing (RAT) is allegedly proving to be a cruel joke with the gullible public on the pretext of preventing COVID-19 from spreading within the community, sources said on Wednesday. They said, several medical teams have been hurriedly rushed to Jagti colony to conduct Rapid Antigen Testing on the people followed by surge in COVID cases in the colony for quite some time. The positive patients have been accommodated in respective community halls here. The camp commandants appealed people to come to these centres and get tested for the virus which has infected the masses in large number across the region. Though the caus...
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Cong student wing at crossroads in J&K
Activist level allegations of nepotism, favouritism against two leaders
10/1/2020 12:57:40 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 30: The growing discontentment among ranks and files in Congress Party has trickled down to the student wing also. A student activist leveling serious allegations against two leaders has opened the Pandora’s Box. The activist has blamed these leaders for promoting nepotism and favouritism. He has also accused him of discouraging the new leadership in Jammu and Kashmir. Zubair Ahmed Lone, a student activist of the grand old party, in a social media post has alleged a nexus between two leaders (a youth wing leader and other is former leader who is now in Pradesh Congress Committee). He has alleged that these people are maliciously stopping the youth and stu...
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2 Agri officers suspended for running Crypto Currency business in Dubai
10/1/2020 12:57:28 AM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 30: Two agriculture officers posted in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district were placed under suspension on Wednesday on the charges of running Crypto Currency business in Dubai. “We have received a complaint from the Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor’s Office against the officer in which the complainant has leveled serious charges against the officers. Because the charges were of serious nature we immediately suspended both the officers and initiated an enquiry against them,” Director Agriculture Altaf Andrabi told Early Times. Both the officers, he said, were accused of running Crypto Currency business in Dubai and other businesses illegally...
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Recoveries continue to outnumber fresh cases of COVID-19 in JK; 1355 more people recover
Positive cases 75070, active positive 17017, recovered 56872, casualties 1181
10/1/2020 12:57:18 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 30: The encouraging trend of recoveries outnumbering fresh cases of Corona Virus in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir continues with 1,355 virus affected patients being discharged from different hospitals today; so far 56,872 virus affected patients have recovered. At the same time, Jammu & Kashmir reported 975 fresh cases of COVID-19 today while as 17 more people died due to the virus in the past 24 hours. The number of positive cases in Jammu & Kashmir is 75,070 with the number of casualties being 1,181. Jammu district reported 353 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 173 cases, Baramulla district 53 cases...
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Ladakh reports 43 fresh COVID-19 cases
10/1/2020 12:55:31 AM
Early Times Report Leh, Sept 30: Forty-three people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Ladakh, taking the infection tally in the union territory to 4,195, while 43 more patients recovered from the disease, officials said on Wednesday. The union territory did not report any death due to COVID-19 for the third day, the officials added. The number of active COVID-19 cases in Ladakh stood at 1,030 -- 637 in Leh district and 393 in Kargil district, they said. Among the fresh cases, 39 were in Leh and four in Kargil, the officials said. Among the recoveries, 23 patients were in Leh and 20 in Kargil. The total number of recoveries reached 3,107, which is 74 per cent o...
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Except two districts, ban on 4G internet services to continue across UT till 21st October: Govt
10/1/2020 12:55:25 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 30: The government on Wednesday extended ban on high-speed internet in all but two districts of Jammu and Kashmir till October 21. “Inputs from the law enforcement agencies suggest that concerted efforts continue to be made by Pakistan, with the help of separatists/anti-national elements within the J&K to facilitate infiltration of (militants), which depends heavily on high speed internet as also propagate (militancy) by misuse of social media through circulation of provocative audio/video content, fake news, and coordination of (militant) activities, which too rely upon high speed mobile connectivity,” Shaleen Kabra, Principal Secretary Home Departme...
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Govt directs to expedite construction work on Zojila Tunnel
10/1/2020 12:55:15 AM
ISHTIYAQ AHMAD EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Sept 30: The government has directed concerned authorities to complete the work on Zojila tunnel at the earliest for making all weather connectivity between Srinagar and Leh. Stalled for years, the Zojila tunnel project holds strategic significance as the Zojila Pass is located on the Srinagar-Kargil-Leh National Highway, at an altitude of 11,578 feet and during winters, it remains closed due to heavy snowfall, thereby cutting off Ladakh region from Kashmir. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir P K Pole recently held a meeting where he directed the DC Ganderbal and DC Kargil to ensure speedy forest clearance and completion of land acquisition ...
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Re-opening guidelines out; multiplexes, swimming pools to partially open from October 15
10/1/2020 12:54:57 AM
Agencies New Delhi, Sept 30: The ministry of home affairs has announced a detailed guideline for Unlock 5, or for reopening to be effective from October 1, shortly. Despite a steep rise in the number of Covid-19 cases in the country, the home ministry has made it clear that there would be more relaxations and fewer restrictions, though local administrations in some states are heavily relying on voluntary curfew, local lockdowns etc. Cinemas/ theatres/ multiplexes will be permitted to open with upto 50% of their seating capacity, for which, SOP will be issued by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. Business to Business (B2B) Exhibitions will be permitted to open, for which, SOP w...
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Guidelines on lockdown measures in J&K to continue till October 8
10/1/2020 12:54:49 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 30: The guidelines and instructions regarding lockdown measures already in force in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir will continue till October 8, 2020. According to an order issued here today by the government, the State Executive Committee vide its order numbers 78 and 79-JK- (DMRRR) of 2020 dated 31.08.2020 issued guidelines for implementation of extended lockdown in containment zones (Red Zones) till 30.09.2020 and reopening of some more activities in areas outside Containment Zones (Red Zones). The order further stated that the State Executive Committee, in exercise of powers conferred under Section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, ...
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Munish Gupta asks Government to step in & solve problems of residents
Sector 8 Nanak Nagar residents pained due to least concern shown by people at helm
10/1/2020 12:30:45 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 30: People living in the sector 8 Nanak Nagar 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 sector 8 Nanak Nagar 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 they are suffering like...
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