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Jammu pays 79% tax; Kashmir, Ladakh contribute 21%
Against Rs 18727 Cr tax collection, Jammu contributes Rs 14788.85 Cr in 3 years
1/19/2018 11:55:17 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: The Jammu division during past three years has contributed around 79% of the total tax collected by the Jammu and Kashmir government. As per the documents available with Early Times" the state government has collected around Rs. 18727 Crores as different kind of taxes applicable in the state of Jammu and Kashmir during 2015-16, 2016-17 & 2017-18 (Ending November 2017) and Jammu region tops the list with Rs.14788.85 Crores collection which amounts to approximately 79% of the total taxes collected by the government in the state. After analysing the data on account of the taxes collected by the Excise department, the state government c...
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'Toll tax won't go'
1/19/2018 11:54:43 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Jammu and Kashmir government today stated that the toll tax would continue despite the implementation of Goods and Service Tax (GST) in the state. It said the toll tax collected by the state government has not been subsumed in the GST and government is competent to levy toll under J&K Levy of Toll Act Samvat 1995 as per taxation powers derived from section 5 of Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir....
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To grab award for 'first woman IPS from Kashmir', Mantri 'misinforms' New Delhi
Senior Police officials demand probe, Govt silent
1/19/2018 11:54:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Even as New Delhi is scheduled to honour two Kashmiri women for being "first achievers" from the Valley in their respective fields, some top officials in Civil Secretariat are upset with the development saying a minister has allegedly "misinformed" the Centre and the woman recommended by him is not the first one from the Valley to have achieved the feat. While a Kashmiri woman duo is among 112 'women achievers' from across India, who will be felicitated by President at Rashtrapati Bhavan in the coming days, one of the two achievers is not the first one in her field, officials said. They said the State government has "nominated" one of the female IPS fr...
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Where are 5 marla plots, ask border residents to State, Central governments
People forced to face shells, bullets from across the border
1/19/2018 11:54:23 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 19: Despite the fact that there has been no let up in the firing in the border areas from across the Line of Control (LoC) the central and state governments have failed to rehabilitate the people living near the border. When Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government assumed office at New Delhi in May 2014 a promise was made that the people living near the border in Jammu & Kashmir more so in Jammu would be rehabilitated at a safe place. However, there has been no progress so far in this regard. Sources told Early Times that although the NDA government is just a year away from its tenure it is yet to take practical m...
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Irony! BJP leaders leave border residents Pak's mercy
1/19/2018 11:54:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Today there is competition among BJP ministers to visit Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC) Jammu to inquire about conditions of those who got injured in firing from Pakistan. Except visiting GMC and issuing hard-hitting statements against Pakistan from cozy rooms, the 'nationalist' BJP ministers have done nothing to provide relief to the border residents. Shockingly none of the BJP minister has so far visited the ground zero. One BJP minister had visited border areas but a safer place. Border residents have started migrating from Thursday morning. BJP ministers were very much aware about the fact that situation is deteriorating with every passi...
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BJP leaders hold booth sammelans at Samba
1/19/2018 11:54:08 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: The pro-Jammu BJP leadership has become so "insensitive" that when people were being butchered by Pakistan soliders through shelling in border areas of Samba and Jammu districts, BJP was holding booth level sammelan at Samba as part of preparation for the coming Lok Sabha elections. Hundreds and hundreds of border residents of Samba district were looking for safer places to protect their lives from Pakistani firing but BJP leadership was busy in strengthening its organization under the leadership of Ashok Koul. According to press release issued by party this evening, in the ongoing campaign for strengthening of Booth level structure of BJP in the state ...
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MLAs non serious towards attending ongoing Assembly session
1/19/2018 11:52:27 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: The non-serious approach of MLAs continues to be witnessed in the Assembly as majority of the MLAs from ruling PDP and BJP along with opposition members were found absent from the Assembly right from the beginning of the ongoing session that commenced on January 3. As per the details available with "Early Times", Speaker Kavinder Gupta on Thursday continued to hold the Assembly proceedings during the 2nd session of the ongoing Budget Ses...
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BJP tacitly supports PDP on Art 35-A
1/19/2018 11:52:12 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: The BJP has tacitly supported the PDP' stand on Article 35,-A, which has been challenged in the court. The BJP MLAs didn't raise any point or their concern when the law minister made the statement in the Assembly that state government has hired best lawyers to defend the Article in the court. Sources said that PDP had communicated to the BJP leadership that if and when this question about the government stand on defending Art -35-A is raised by the opposition in the Assembly the two parties should speak in unison and there should not be any contradictory statement. "The PDP was quite serious on this issue and it was communicated to the BJP leadership...
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Influential property dealer calls shots in RS Pura
1/19/2018 11:52:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: An influential property dealer has allegedly got the locations notified for lying HT Transmission line changed in order to save his piece of land for the purpose of setting up a colony in RS Pura area of Jammu district in connivance with local administration and executing company. Sources told Early Times execution of the High Power Transmission Line under "Northern Region Strengthening System (NRSS) XXIX Transmission Project" in J&K, the Sterlite Powers has set aside all norms and regulations at Gazipur Kullian of RS Pura Jammu. "The local administration had recently issued a notification No. DIP/J-9389/17 dated 02-01-2018 in which it invited the ...
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Babus skip Upper House, LC Deputy Chairman expresses dismay
1/19/2018 11:52:02 PM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Once termed as a -steel frame- by Vallabbhai Jhaverbhai Patel the 1st Deputy Prime Minister of India, the bureaucrats who are inaccessible to commoners, nowadays are skipping the Legislative Council. However, disappointed over continuous disregard of Upper House of state legislature by the officials, the Deputy Chairman, J&K Legislative Council, Zafar Iqbal Manhas, on chair directed state government to ensure presence of officers in the house during ongoing business. "Your are the leader of this House, but most of chairs in officers' gallery are vacant, please ensure presence of officers in the gallery", Dy Chairman, JKLC told PWD, R&...
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ESIC hospitals, dispensaries face staff shortage
1/19/2018 11:51:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Shortage of specialist doctors, General Medical Officer and paramedical staff has badly affected the patient health care in hospital and dispensaries, run by Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) in the state. Sources informed Early Times that a data compiled by Ministry of Labour and Employment over shortage of manpower in ESIC run hospital and dispensaries has revealed that in Jammu and Kashmir, against the sanctioned manpower of 172 posts, only 86 specialist doctors, General Duty Medical Officers and paramedical staff/ nursing staff were in-position and remaining posts are lying vacant since long time and ESIC has been failed to fill the vac...
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Political parties may be asked to hold rallies at designated places
Panchayat elections
1/19/2018 11:14:24 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 19: The security agencies would make a proper road map for security in the upcoming Panchayat polls in Kashmir and candidates would be asked to hold rallies at designated places. As government has announced that Panchayat elections to be held from February 15, the political parties have started their door-to-door campaigning in the Valley to garner support for the party candidates. A senior official at the Civil Secretariat said that State Election Commission has sought the report from the J&K government on the security situation in the state. "Now the security agencies are making a proper road map for holding panchayat elections in the ...
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Border residents flee from 'war zone'
Following court direction Govt orders reinstatement of AEE forcefully retired earlier
Immunization may be affected in state as NHM employees continue to be on strike
Janbaaz siphais allegedly 'loot' devotees in Poonch
Make suo-moto disclosure a habit: CIC to Chairman SSRB
Extension Lecture on importance of Arabic Language held
Narayan takes stock of problems confronting Rajput community
DPS Jammu accords welcome to Balkrishna
JTC, SKF observes Holocaust Day
663 birth anniversary of Baba Lal ji celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety
Panchayat Roll-2018 to be publish on January 20
SDPO west holds meeting with Hotel Association
RM Public School organizes various activities
Rs 3,683 crore tax realised in three years: Govt
9773 pilgrims from State to perform Hajj this year: Veeri
Agitation to continue till all demands met: Rohit Seth
Sehyog Charitable Trust condemns ceasefire violations by Pak, express concern over loss of lives
15-year old arrested for murder of nomad girl
Court acquits three in murder case of ex-Minister's son
Victim approaches court seeking protection from judicial officer
JKPRM criticizes reservation of SC/ST panch constituencies
Govt declares use of MSG in Momos unsafe
Malik takes dig at Saroori, Kichloo over hollow tantrums on budget
KKHMS observes "Holocaust Day"
GDC RS Pura organizes orientation programme
BJP MLCs hold protest outside assembly on exodus of Pandits from Valley
Eight policemen injured in Pulwama grenade blast
Omar bats for Indo-Pak talks to end ceasefire violations on IB, LoC
Has not issued any final list of regularized daily wagers: Drabu
BJP MLA demands condemnation resolution on Pakistan
Opposition stages walk out over power crisis, demand Rs. 1 Crore for each constituency
NC, Congress corner Govt over murder of 8 year old girl in Kathua
1430 doctors engaged under NHM in State
HC directs PHE dept to consider petitioner's case for benefit of SRO 87 of 1968
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