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AISF protest against NGM college admin
11/14/2018 10:55:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: All India Student's Federation (AISF) district council Jammu staged a protest against college administration of NGM college, Mira Sahib. The protest was led under the leadership of district joint secretary of AISF Com. Verinder Singh in which whole college students took part. The protesters said that the college runs under the scheme DDUGKY (Deen Dayal Upadhaya Grameen Koshaliya Yojana) which provide 6 months training to rural youth and then placed them i
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NHPC organizes state level painting competition on Energy Conservation-2018
11/14/2018 10:55:28 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: NHPC Limited organized state level painting competition on Energy Conservation-2018 today at Brig. Rajinder Singh Auditorium, University of Jammu. 6 students who stood 1st, 2nd & 3rd in their respective categories in the competition were awarded Rs 20,000 15,000 & 10,000 respectively and 20 students were awarded consolation prizes of Rs 5,000 each in an impressive prize distribution function, presided over by Sarita Chauhan, Commissioner/Secretary Higher Edu
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G&M Deptt team seized two vehicles for illegal mining
11/14/2018 10:55:19 PM
Early Times Report SAMBA, Nov 14: On the continuation drive against the illegal mining, once again the Geology and Mining (G&M) department team again seized two who were found illegal mining at Balole Nallah Bari Brahmana in District Samba here today. According to the report, as per the directions of the district administration Samba and imposed 144 section in river, Geology and Mining team seized two tipper near Balole Nallah Bari Brahmna in District Samba who found for illegal mining and violation the norms. The team led by District Mineral Officer (DMO) Samba Vishal Dogra along with SHO Bari Brahmana during surprise visit to the Balole Bridge Bari Brahmana today and seized two tipp
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DCPU Kishtwar organises awareness programme on Child Rights Week
11/14/2018 10:55:14 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 14: District Child Protection Unit Kishtwar under Integrated Child Protection Scheme today organised the programme on Child Rights Week (14th to 20th November) at Baliniketan High School Kishtwar. On the occasion,childerns were awared including the right to survival, identity, food, nutrition and health, development, education and recreation, name and nationality, family and familiar environment, protection from neglect, maltreatment, misuse, abuse, trafficking, bad and good touch and etc. On the occasion, Protection Officer-NIC (ICPS Kishtwar), Touseef Iqbal Butt informed that the government of India has set up a constitutional body like the National Co
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Changing names of cities attempt to change India's pluralistic visage: Farooq
11/14/2018 10:55:09 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14: National Conference president Farooq Abdullah Wednesday said changing the names of cities was an attempt to change the pluralistic visage of India and a premeditated attempt to deviate the attention of people from the developmental deficit across the country. "India is a mosaic of cultures and the contribution of Muslims cannot be belittled. Their contribution to the cultural pool of India is discernible in linguistics, crafts, food and other art forms," he said in a statement. "Such attempts reveal the antipathy of the BJP-led state governments, including the incumbent Uttar Pradesh government, for academics and historical facts," he alleged. Abdul
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Prize distribution function for Jammu District Athletics Championship held
11/14/2018 10:55:05 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The prize distribution function of Jammu District Athletics Championship which was organized by Jammu District Athletics Association under the aegis of J&K Amateur Athletics Association at Armed Police Complex Channi Himmat Jammu was held here today. Harbhajan Singh, President J&K Weightlifting Association was the chief guest and Rajan Sharma, General Secretary J&K Boxing Association was guest of honour on the occasion. They distributed medals and certificat
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"Hillview Honda continues expansion by opening new dealership in Jammu"
11/14/2018 10:54:54 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Hillview Honda Premier car dealers of Honda Cars India Ltd today announced the opening of their new dealership at BC Road Amphalla, being the third outlet in the State and second in Jammu city apart from dealerships at Sidhra and Kathua. The entire product range including Brio, Jazz, Amaze, City, WR-V and BR-V will now be at display in the new outlet. Ravish Trehan Chairman Hilview Honda said, "The newly opened outlet in the heart of the city will attract
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Bovine smuggler detained under PSA
11/14/2018 10:54:44 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Nov 14: Rajouri police here has booked and detained a bovine smuggler under Public Safety Act (PSA) for his repeated involvement in cases of bovine smuggling in the district. The accused has been identified as Khadam Hussain son of Noor Hussain resident of Behrote village of Thanamandi tehsil of Rajouri.
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Shree Mata Vaishno Mandir Barnoti organizes 9th Bhandara, Jagran
11/14/2018 10:54:40 PM
Early Times Report kATHUA, Nov 14: The management of Shree Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir, Barnoti near Kathua today organized a Vishaal Bhandara followed by Mata Ka Jagran. Harbans Lal Sharma, the sole trustee of Shree Mata Vaishno Devi Mandir Barnoti told that the management has been organizing Bhandara and Jagran dedicated to Maa Vaishno Devi since last nine years in the month of November and this year's event is ninth in the series. Dr. Bharat Bhushan Director, Social welfare Jammu, Former S
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HCBA bids farewell to Alok Aradhe
11/14/2018 10:54:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association Jammu today bade farewell to Justice Alok Aradhe on his transfer from High court of J&K to High Court of Karnataka. A farewell function was organized which begun with the presentation of bouquets to various judges. A memento was presented to Justice Alok Aradhe by the team of office bearers led by B.S. Slathia, Sr. Advocate, President, besides Sachin Gupta Vice President, Prem Sadotra General Secretary, Himanshu Sharma Joint Secretary, Chetan Misri Treasurer & Pardeep Majotra, Vice President, YLA. While addressing the august gathering, President B.S. Slathia hailed Alok Aradhe for his remarkable sense of
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Despite proof Tehsildar Sunderbani takes no action against lambardar
11/14/2018 10:53:37 PM
Early Times Report Sunderbani, Nov 14: As panchayat elections are approaching nearer, the incidents of violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) are also being reported from many parts of the state, and in this connection lamberdar Nahoti of tehsil Sunderbani of district Rajouri was found violating rules by campaigning in support of some panchs and sarpanchs. The concerned citizens have expressed surprise of the reluctance of the tehsildar to take action against the erring lambardar. Early Times had already exposed about the violation by Lamberdar Nahoti in one of its previous editions. Consequently, the proof of his involvement in campaigning was submitted to the Tehsildar. It has
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SAC waives off demand raised by Commercial Taxes Deptt against 1573 flood-affected businesses
11/14/2018 10:53:04 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved waiving off the demands raised by the Assessing Authorities of the Commercial Taxes Department against 1573 flood hit dealers by rejecting their input tax credit claim for the stocks destroyed in the floods of September 2014. The Trade Associations and Chambers had been demanding waiver of demands raised by the Assessing Authorities against the flood affected dealers, by rejecting their input tax credit claim for the stocks destroyed in the floods of September, 2014, in view of the fact that the goods had got destroyed. Taking into c
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Govt to build residential complexes for police personnel on self-financing basis
SAC approves 20000 units to be constructed in Srinagar, Jammu, Anantnag, Baramulla, Udhampur, Kathua
11/14/2018 10:52:58 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved in principle a proposal submitted by the Home Department for construction of 20,000 flats to be allotted to the police personnel on a self-financing basis. Advisors to the Governor, B B Vyas, K Vijay Kumar, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai and K K Sharma, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam and Principal Secretary to the Governor, Umang Narula were present at the meeting, which was 19th SAC meeting after the State came under the Governor's rule in June this year. 10000 of these flats will be constructed in Kashmir Division and 10,000 in Jammu Divisi
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DB directs state to file compliance report
PIL regarding preservation of Gharana wetland
11/14/2018 10:52:34 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: In the much publicized Public Interest Litigation regarding preservation of Gharana wetland, Division Bench of State High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe directed State to file compliance report in regard to all previous directions issued by this Court before the next date of hearing. When the PIL came-up for hearing, Sr. AAG HA Siddqui informed Division Bench that the Revenue Department is in the progress of acquiring land for development of the Gharana Wetland Project. DB observed that time has been sought to file status report on behalf of the Wild Life Department and directed respondents to file compliance report in
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3 employees suspended for failure to report on election duty
11/14/2018 10:52:26 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 14: On the directions of District Election Officer, Chief Planning Officer Kishtwar Dr. Yasir Balwan issued order of suspension of three government employees for their failure to report on election duty. As per the three different orders issued by the office of CPO Kishtwar, Shesh Kumar Office Patwari Tehsil Office Kishtwar who was appointed as Polling Officer 2 HS Lopara, Naresh Kumar RET, UPS Lawa A, Education Zone Kishtwar who was appointed as Polling Office 2 HSS Dachhan & Inam ul Haq, Senior Instructor of Technical Education Department ITI Kishtwar who was appointed as Polling Officer 2 PS Kither were suspended after they fail to report with polli
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Jodhamal School receives top fifty schools shaping success by Fortune Magazine
11/14/2018 10:50:11 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: In a glittering ceremony at Sahara Star Hotel Mumbai, the Jodhamal Public School Jammu has been awarded the Top 50 Schools Shaping Success for the second year in a row. According to Fortune Magazine in collaboration with the Singapore Based Online Career Counselling Portal Univariety. Future 50 Schools Shaping Success is a premium annual evaluation of progressive schools across India conceptualized by industry powerhouses - Univariety (Education Partner), Fo
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NYK organizes debate competition on Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat
11/14/2018 10:49:57 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: In the ongoing Inter State Youth Exchange programme, a debate competition on Ek Bharat Sherestha Bharat was organized by Nehru Yuva Kender, Jammu, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports among 100 youth from Tamil Naidu and J&K State. On this occasion S S Kashyap, NYKS director of J&K state was chief guest and Nissar Ahmad District Youth coordinator Jammu was Guest of honour. Today, a detailed lecture was delivered by the chief guest on the life of late. Pt.Ja
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DGPC members,Sikh leaders condemn misleading propaganda
11/14/2018 10:49:22 PM
Jammu, Nov 14: DGPC members and senior Sikh leaders of various Sikh organization including, Shiromani Akali Dal, Sikh Students Federation, Sikh Progressive Front, J&K Sikh Intellectuals Circle J&K, International Sikh Federation and Sikh Youths of J&K have expressed their serious concern over the fake and misleading propaganda by Jagjit Singh Jagga, President DGPC Jammu, S. Harjinder Singh Raina member DGPC Jammu and others against dedicated and Panthak DGPC members and said such misleading Propaganda by these selfish and opportunistic elements, has badly hurt the image of DGPC and Religious faith of common Sikh in Jammu and Kashmir. An emergency meeting of DGPC members & Senior Sikh Leader
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Travel & Tourism exhibition to begin from Nov 16
11/14/2018 10:49:13 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: Jammu's Biggest Travel & Tourism Exhibition - India Travel Mart (ITM) Jammu will start from November 16 till November 18, 2018, from 11 AM to 07 PM, at Hotel Ramada, Jammu City Centre, Gulab Singh Marg, Near Exhibition Ground, Jammu (J&K). The three day exhibition is supported by Jammu & Kashmir Tourism. The purpose of ITM Jammu is to promote tourism by undertaking promotional and publicity activities, facilitate the exchange of market information, encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors and facilitate the easing of barriers to travel. The exhibition showcases many State Tourism Boards, Travel Operators, Agents, Travel Portals, Hot
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Medical cum Certificate Camp held
11/14/2018 10:49:06 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Nov 14: To continue the mass outreach drive, the Block Medical Officer, Kandi Dr IqbalMalik, under the overall supervision of the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kotranka Ved Prakash, organised a mega free Medical cum certificate camp at village Tralla of Rajouri. The main purpose of the Camp is to aware the public on Measles and Rubella Vaccine as the campaign rocked by rumours, fake alerts before launch, but now the department's stronger on social media with
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Labour Department rescues child engaged as labourer
11/14/2018 10:48:51 PM
Jammu, Nov 14: A team of officers of labour Department under the supervision of Assistant Labour Commissioner Jammu, Renu Bala Saini today conducted surprise check of shops and establishments in Janipur area of Jammu District and rescued one child who was working at M/S Sain Food Junction at High Court Road Janipur. The rescued child labour was produced and handed over to concerned Child Welfare Committee at Trikuta Nagar under the processing of Law. The necessary penal action against the er
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PHE daily wagers meet governor, highlight their demands
11/14/2018 10:48:30 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: A delegation of agitating Public Health Engineering (PHE) daily wagers Wednesday met Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik here and highlighted their demands including release of pending salaries and regularisation of their services, an official spokesperson said. The delegation led by their president Tanveer Hussain met Malik at the Raj Bhavan here and requested him to expedite the process for regularisation of casual, seasonal, consolidated and other workers of the PHE department, the spokesperson said.
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Guv reviews Action Plan for completion of languishing projects
Calls for regularly updating physical, financial progress of each project online
11/14/2018 10:48:15 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Governor Satya Pal Malik Wednesday directed the administration to gear up for completing the languishing developmental projects within the set timeframe so that the same are put to public use at the earliest. Governor was speaking at a high-level meeting convened here this afternoon to review the implementation of the Action Plan for completion of the languishing projects in the state. Advisors to the Governor, K Vijay Kumar and Kewal Krishan Sharma; Chief
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Kumar visit SDH Dooru, ReA Hospital in Anantnag
11/14/2018 10:48:12 PM
Early Times Report ANANTNAG, Nov 14: The Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today visited newly constructed building of Sub-District Hospital (SDH), Dooru. The Director Health Services, Kashmir and CMO, Anantnag informed the Advisor that new building of SDH Dooru, getting constructed at an estimated cost of Rs.21.17 crore, is executed by Police Housing Corporation. It includes construction of the main building, flood protection works, development of roads and land. The MLA Dooru Syed Farooq Indrabi also met the Advisor to apprise him with various issues related to his constituency. Besides, other facilities, the MLA requested the Advisor for providing a central heating system and other
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Ganai reviews functioning of School Edu Deptt, progress of flagship schemes
11/14/2018 10:48:02 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Advisor to Governor Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today convened a meeting to review the implementation of State and centrally-sponsored schemes under the School Education Department. Among others, Secretary School Education Department Ajeet Kumar Sahu, Special Secretary, School Education Department Mohammad Hussain Mir, Director, School Education, Jammu Rakesh Kumar Srangal and other concerned attended the meeting. During the meeting, the Advisor took a detailed review of the education scenario in the state and said the department should identify all the shortcomings in the schools and make every possible effort to rectify them as well. The Advisor directe
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Rana bats for positioning Durbar in Srinagar during winter, in Jammu during summer
11/14/2018 10:47:42 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana on Wednesday strongly pitched for positioning the Durbar Move offices in Srinagar during the winter and in Jammu in the harsh summer months in order to provide respite to the people of both the provinces when they need it the most. Rana, who is also MLA Nagrota, was speaking to the reporters at the sidelines of the launch of macadimisation drive in Sidhra this afternoon. When asked whether such
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CS reviews Ayushman Bharat rollout preparedness in Jammu Division
11/14/2018 10:47:09 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Wednesday chaired a video conference with Deputy Commissioners (DCs) of Jammu Division to review the preparedness for rollout of Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan (AB-PMJAY). Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Secretary, IT, Chief Executive Officer, AB-PMJAY and other senior officers attended the meeting. This was the third meeting convened by the Chief Secretar
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Governor directs for making new Medical Colleges functional by next year
Takes stock of infrastructure, human resource issues in Health, Medical Education sectors; Selection process for 1000 Medical Officers to be completed by Dec 15
11/14/2018 10:47:09 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Governor Satya Pal Malik today called for expeditious completion of all necessary infrastructural and other facilities to ensure that the 5 new medical colleges in the state start functioning from the next academic session. He also directed for fast-tracking recruitment of faculty and para-medical staff and completing all necessary requirements to fulfill the MCI norms for formally starting the academic activities in these colleges next year. Advisors to Governor, K Vijay Kumar and KK Sharma, Chief Secretary, BVR Subrahmanyam, Chairman J&K Public Service Commission, Latief-u-Zaman Deva, Principal Secretary to Governor, Umang Narula, Principal Secret
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DB directs Div Com Jammu to appear in person
PIL regarding delay over Artificial lake, Mubarak Mandi Gandola projects
11/14/2018 10:47:04 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: In a Public Interest Litigation filed Inderjeet Khajuria President All Jammu Hotels and Lodges Association Jammu espouses public causes including creation of Artificial Lake in River Tawi and Gandola Project from Mubarakh Mandi to Bahu Fort, a Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe directed Divisional Commissioner Jammu to be present on next date of hearing. DB sought appearance of Divisional Commissioner Jammu as Shamim Wani, Managing Director, Cable Car Corporation disclosed that land which is urgently required for completion of the project had not been handed over by the concerned authorities.
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SAC approves rollout of Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana from Dec 1
Govt to pay 50% registration fee on behalf of beneficiary
11/14/2018 10:46:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik approved the launch of Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana in the State with effect from 1st December, 2018. The scheme will provide health insurance coverage to about 6.13 lakh families figuring in Socio-Economic Caste Census database to the tune of Rs 5 lakh per family per year with secondary and tertiary care hospitalization. There will be no cap on family size and all families included in the Socio-Economic and Caste Census will be entitled to claim the benefits. The scheme offers treatment in any of the 13,000 empanel
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Liaison Officers to be positioned in 10 major cities to coordinate issues of JK students
'Help Centers' to be set up across these cities
11/14/2018 10:46:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik approved positioning of designated Liaison Officers of J&K State Government in the cities of New Delhi, Noida/Meerut, Chandigarh, Aligarh, Bhopal, Pune, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Chennai and Jaipur to coordinate with students of the State pursuing higher education in other parts of the country, whenever they are faced with the situations or incidents related to their regional identity. Around 20,000 students of the State are pursuing higher studies in various colleges in other states. This year around 3820 students got admission to various u
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Academic arrangement Teachers, Lecturers to be deployed for winter tuitions
SAC approves utilization of services of such staff during winters also
11/14/2018 10:46:41 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik accorded sanction to the proposal of the School Education Department for utilization of services of teaching staff hired on academic arrangement for two months of winter vacations (session 2018-19) in the winter zone i.e from 16th November 2018 to 15th January 2019 or till regular selections are made by the School Education Department on the recommendation of the recruiting agencies, whichever is earlier. It is pertinent to mention that Education Department hires services of Teachers and Lecturers on need basis in various schools for academ
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ReT scheme frozen to facilitate regularization of teachers
SAC reviews efficacy of ReT scheme
11/14/2018 10:45:31 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed the Rehabar-e-Taleem (ReT) scheme viz-a-viz its efficacy in the changed education scenario in the state. It is pertinent to mention that ReT scheme was launched in the State in the year 2000 for meeting requirements of teachers in Primary Schools/ Middle Schools in inaccessible and far flung areas where teachers posted from other places were ordinarily reluctant to join. The scheme envisaged engagement of teachers from local area and had to be paid remuneration of Rs 1500 per month initially (later revised to Rs 3000 per month) and ha
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JKSSB issues interview, document verification schedule for Naib Tehsildar posts
Committees constituted in Board to expedite selection of Teachers for 14 districts, Patwaris for 18 districts
11/14/2018 10:45:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: After disposing of the representations of the aspirants, the J&K Services Selection Board today issued the schedule for conduct of interview and counselling-cum-document verification of the shortlisted candidates for Naib Tehsildar posts. According to a statement issued by Malik Suhail, PRO JKSSB, the interview and document verification shall begin from 3 December 2018 for the candidates belonging to Kashmir province and from 26 December 2018 for candidates belonging to Jammu division. He said keeping in view the request of the candidates to know their scores, the Board in its 144thmeeting decided to make available scores of all the non-shortlisted ca
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SAC approves grant of joining time extension to 254 Medical officers as one-time exception
No such extension to be allowed for future selectees
11/14/2018 10:45:10 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: The State Administrative Council (SAC) which met here today under the chairmanship of Governor Shri Satya Pal Malik approved the proposal of the Health & Medical Education department to grant extension in the joining time of 254 Medical Officers as a onetime exception. These Medical Officers shall be entitled to all service benefits including seniority from the actual date of their joining the Health Department in accordance with the Service Rules. Their appointments in the department shall remain protected for the period only for which extension has been sought. On joining the department, they will have to work in far flung and backward areas of th
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YCET students visit LBM School
11/14/2018 10:14:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: The students of B.E. 3rd, 5th and 7th semesters from the Department of Mechanical Engineering of YCET visited Louis Braille Memorial (LBM) School for Sightless Girls, Roop Nagar, Jammu. The team of students was accompanied by Romesh Kaloo Convener, Extension Activities Cell, Er. Neeraj Pandita, Er. Akanksha Bali and Mrs Nishu Bhat. They distributed several gifts and commodities among the children present in the School. The members and students spent time
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Workshop held at Jammu Sanskriti School
11/14/2018 10:14:17 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Workshop for drivers and conductors has been conducted in Jammu Sanskriti School, Jammu. Service Er. Deepak Kundal, Work Manager Inderjeet Singh, General Manager Akhil, DSM. Rameshwar Singh was the resource persons from P.R Automobiles, whereas the drivers and Transport manager Swarn Kumar and Deputy Transport Manager Rajinder Singh of Jammu Sanskriti School, Jammu took part in this workshop. The resource person made them aware about the repair and maintena
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Fire breaks out in SMGS hospitals, ACs gutted
11/14/2018 9:54:54 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: A massive fire broke out in Computerized Biochemistry Lab on Wednesday's morning at Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh (SMGS) Hospital Jammu due to alleged Short-Circuit and blaze was under control within a couple of hours. The old Air Conditioners were the reason for short circuit allegedly. Officials told that Early Times, the old ACs were installed in the Lab, where the costly Computerized machine was installed, for the cooling the machines, cause the short circ
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Students hold protest against poor condition of Ramnagar-Chowki Katwalt road
11/14/2018 9:54:36 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Nov 14: Agitated over worst condition of Ramnagar to Chowki-Katwalt road, local students held a strong protest against the Public Works Department (PWD) authorities, here today. The protesting students raised slogans against the PWD and District administration for their failure to repair the road. Demanding immediate repair and black topping of the road, they also blocked the Ramnagar to Chowki-Katwalt road. The protesting students said that due to worst condit
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Election of 75 JMC Corporators challenged
Questions raised on EVMs used in ULB polls
11/14/2018 9:54:16 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: Advocate Sanjeev Kumar Sareen of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has prayed for the annulment of entire election process of ULB 2018 and quash the election of all the 75 candidates. The petition has been filed for Advocate Sanjeev Sareen by a battery of prominent lawyers. Advocate Sanjeev Kumar Sareen before the election to Urban Local Bodies had by an RTI sought information from Chief Electoral Officer regarding type of EVMs that would be used in ULB 2018 elections. The information provided by the CEO in reply to RTI, divulged that M1 EVMs manufactured in the year 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006 would be used in the forthcoming elections and M2 EVMs manufac
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Annoyed over illicit relation of daughter man murders youth
SIT works out blind murder case
11/14/2018 9:54:05 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Nov 14: Annoyed over the illicit relation of his daughter with a youth, father of the girl allegedly murdered the youth and later with the intention to destroy crucial evidence the accused and his family members disposed off the body of deceased and his belongings using their own Maruti Omni Van at Samba area. However, Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted by SSP Samba cracked the blind murder case. Police spokesman said that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) under the supervision of Faisal Qureshi-Additional SP Samba worked out a sensational blind murder case and arrested the accused person. Spokesman further said that on October 11, 2018 at about 0
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Ram Madhav says Governor rule to continue; asks NC, PDP to clear stand on participating in state polls
11/14/2018 9:53:54 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Nov 14: Accusing the NC and the PDP of trying to scuttle the democratic process, BJP general secretary Ram Madhav has asked them to clear stand on whether they would participate in state assembly elections or boycott them, like they did during the local bodies polls. Asked about any proposal to dissolve the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Madhav said the Governor's rule will continue till the middle of December and what happens next will be discussed then. "We are happy with it and that is why BJP has decided to continue the Governor rule for sometime," he said at a function here to felicitate the newly-elected BJP councillors late last night. Under the Constitut
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Four men hijack taxi in Pathankot; Punjab, J&K police on alert
11/14/2018 9:53:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: A high alert was sounded and a hunt launched on Wednesday in the adjoining districts of Pathankot in Punjab and Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir for four men who commandeered a taxi at gunpoint near Madhopur on Tuesday night. The four men hired the taxi, a silver coloured Innova with registration number JK02AW-0922, from the Jammu railway station on Tuesday night. The railway station taxi union vice-president Rajvinder Singh said, "The taxi was booked in the name of Major Sarvjeet Singh and was Pathankot-bound. Our CCTV footage shows there were four people and one among them was wearing a monkey cap." The four had conducted a recce before hiring the cab an
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BJP wins Municipal Committee Gho Manasa unopposed
11/14/2018 9:53:39 PM
Early Times Jammu Jammu, Nov 14: BJP won the Municipal Committee of Gho Manasa unopposed with its Councilors Rajinder Singh Chib and Krishan Lal elected as Chairman and Vice-Chairman. BJP's State Secretary & Prabhari Jammu Rural Aseem Gupta and State Prabhari Kissan Morcha Karan Singh along with hundreds of BJP activists who accompanied the BJP Councilors on the occasion. The duo won unopposed today in the Municipal committee, Gho Manasa, thanks to the sufficient strength of BJP's Councillors in the Committee. Rajinder Singh Chib is also heading the BJP's State Kissan Morcha as its State President. SDM Marh Tariq Hussain and Manoj Bali were present on the occasion. Balvinder Kour, Manoh
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Six independent members of MC Bishnah boycott poll process for Prez, VP
11/14/2018 9:53:31 PM
Early Times Report Bishnah, Nov 14: Six independent members of Municipal Committee (MC) Bishnah, who contested the recently held Urban Local Bodies polls on a joint platform of Bishnah Vikas Manch (BVM) have boycotted the election process conducted for the post of president and vice president in the MC Bishnah. Speaking to media persons outside the office of the MC Bishnah, Sunil Sharma, president of the BVM said that the election was being conducted in violation of the rules. He said that the six elected ward members had submitted a representation to the Deputy Commissioner Jammu and the Government to conduct elections in accordance with the procedure prescribed in SRO 25 of 2005 but
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Police nab two HM militants
11/14/2018 9:53:10 PM
Srinagar, Nov 14: Police on Wednesday nabbed two local militants of Hizbul Mujahideen in Phulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. A cache of arms and ammunition were recovered from their possession. Police sources said on a tip off, forces swooped down on the check point at Panzgam and arrested the duo. During checking, security forces recovered arms and ammunition from their possession which included UBGL, grenades and live rounds and other incriminating materials, sources added. Those arrested were identified as Jan Mohammad Sheikh and Nasir-ul-Islam. These militants are associated with Hizbul Mujahideen, sources said. The sources said a case has been registered under relevant sections o
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Panchayat Elections-2018: Govt announces holiday in poll-bound areas
11/14/2018 9:53:04 PM
JAMMU, Nov 14: In connection with the Panchayat Elections-2018, beginning from 17 November, the Government has declared public holiday in the poll-bound areas. "Public holiday shall be observed within the limits of the respective CD-Blocks of concerned Districts on account of Panchayat Elections -2018, on the date of polls under the Negotiable Instrument Act-1881," said an order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD). It said the holiday on account of polls to the Panchayat Elections-2018, shall be observed only in the areas where the polling is to be held. According to the order special casual leave shall be granted to the employees who have to go to other areas for exercisi
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PIL regarding drug abuse in J&K
DB asks CS to carve out action plan
11/14/2018 9:52:55 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: In a Public Interest Litigation filed by Atharv Mahajan and Court on its Own Motion, regarding low conviction rate and acquittal in many of NPDS case, a Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Alok Aradhe, today asked Chief Secretary, Govt. of Jammu & Kashmir to convene a meeting of the concerned departments and authorities to carve out an action plan for addressing the menace of drugs in the State. DB further said that the action plan would include setting up of de-addition centers in various districts of the State and nodal officer/official for execution of the action plan be also identified. This significa
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HC directs regularization of ASI casuals with 10-yr service
11/14/2018 9:52:45 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14: The J&K Court has directed Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) to accord consideration to the regularization of services of the petitioners, initially engaged as monument attendants/casual labourers, from the date they have completed 10 years' continuous service. A bench of Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey directed that the petitioners be given the same treatment as has been provided to the similarly situated casual labourers. Further, the court directed that the petitioners shall consider the release of pay scale in favour of them. "The needful shall be done within a period of three months from the date copy of this judgment is received by the respond
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War against corruption must begin from top: Harsh
11/14/2018 9:25:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: Hailing the Governor for his stance against corruption in public life, Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister said that war against the corrupt must start from the top by making the Ministers, MLAs, MPs and bureaucrats accountable to the system. He said that while a few cases of corruption had been brought to fore by the Governor, the politicians and bureaucrats behind the said scams had apparently managed to evade the process of law. And despite
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Excise Deptt to provide alternative livelihood to illicit distillers
11/14/2018 9:25:13 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Nov 14: To find a way to provide alternative livelihood to the families of persons involved in the trade of brewing illicit liquor, an interactive session-cum-awareness programme was held here today. The programme was organized by the Excise and Taxation Department in collaboration with Industries and Social Welfare Department at Government Polytechnic College, Kathua near village Chak Drab Khan, where most of the villagers were involved in the trade of brewing
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Div Com discusses property rates under security forces in Jammu division
11/14/2018 9:25:02 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today chaired a meeting with Deputy Commissioners of Jammu division to discuss revision of rates for property occupied by army and security forces. The meeting was attended by Additional Commissioner, Rahul Sharma and Deputy Commissioners of Jammu Division through video conferencing. Deputy Commissioners apprised the Div Com about the existing rates and also informed that the stamp duty rates were increased by 1
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3 missing Punjab residents found dead under landslide debris
11/14/2018 9:24:50 PM
Early Times Report Banihal, Nov 14: Three Punjab residents, including a father-son duo, who had gone missing last week following a landslide on Jammu-Srinagar national highway, were found dead under the debris Wednesday, police said. Search teams recovered the bodies from the landslide site at Battery Cheshma along Banihal-Ramban stretch after a hectic 10-day search, a police official said. He identified the deceased as driver Karaj Singh (26), conductor Joginder Lal (45) and his son Kashm
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Parivartan (NGO) provides Measles Rubella vaccine to kids at centre
11/14/2018 9:24:29 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 14: On the occasion of children's day, Parivartan, NGO, organized a free medical camp to provide measles-rubella vaccine for the kids at their centre. The measles-rubella campaign marks the introduction of the rubella vaccine in India's childhood immunization programme for the first time. Rubella, which is commonly referred to as German measles, is a mild infection, but can have serious consequences if it occurs in pregnant women. India's latest MR vaccine al
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CISF in J&K Police out for security of Srinagar, Jammu, Leh airports
11/14/2018 9:23:53 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14: After years of deliberations, the security of the ultra-sensitive Srinagar airport, along with the two others in Jammu and Kashmir, will change hands. Given the rising threat assessment by intelligence agencies, the Ministry of Home Affairs cleared the proposal for handing over the security of Srinagar, Jammu and Leh airports to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF). Currently, the security at these airports, which handle almost 54 lakh passengers annually, is managed by the state police and the Central Reserve Police Force. The civil aviation ministry has promptly issued an order for the same. The home ministry order dated November 12 asks
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Panchayat Polls-2018: CEO issues notification for final Phase
11/14/2018 9:23:46 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14: The Chief Electoral Officer, J&K, Shaleen Kabra today issued the notification for conduct of the final phase of Panchayati Polls-2018 to elect Sarpanches and Panches. The notification has been issued for Block Natnussa, Drugmulla and Magam in District Kupwara, Banakoot in District Bandipora, Tujjar Sharief, Hardaboora and Tangmarg in Baramulla District, Wakura in Ganderbal District, Chadoora and Pakherpora in Budgam District, Kakapora and Awantipora in Pulwama District, Zainpora in District Shopian, Kulgam in Kulgam District and Pahalgam in Anantnag District of Kashmir Division. According to the notification, the last date for making nominations is N
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First phase of election in 2 blocks of Rajouri
589 candidates in fray for 288 posts of sarpanches/panches
11/14/2018 9:23:38 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Nov 14: A total of 589 candidates are in fray for 288 posts of Sarpanches/Panches for the first phase of elections in two blocks of Rajouri, scheduled to be held on November 17: These two blocks are Manjakot and Panjgrain. Manjakot block having 24 Panchyat Halqas (24 posts of sarpanches) and 174 constituencies of panches while Panjgrain block having 11 Panchyats and 79 panch constituencies. The final detail of contesting candidates for the Manjakot and Panjgrain blocks has been released by the district election authorities for whom the election will be held on November 17. District administration has established 253 polling stations in both the blocks incl
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DDC deducts salary of 30 health employees
11/14/2018 9:23:25 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Nov 14: In an action taken report, DDC Rajouri has ordered deduction of one day salary of 30 health employees found unauthorizedly absent from their duties during surprise inspections of health centres in the district on November 9. DDC on Monday has also directed Dr Suresh Gupta, CMO to deposit the deducted amount in the account of district Red Cross society and also seek explanations from them. Immediately after the inspections were completed, DDC had withheld the salaries of the Block Medical officers (BMOS) of Sunderbani, Kalakot, Manjakot and Nowshera, where 24 health centres were found locked, for poor supervision and monitoring in the field. The sur
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Rain, snowfall to continue in Jammu, Kashmir till Nov 15
11/14/2018 9:23:18 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14:The Kashmir Valley has been witnessing rains and snowfall in various parts for the past 24 hours. The MeT department has predicted that rain would continue in the plains and snowfall was likely to continue in the upper reaches of the state till Thursday. After fresh snowfall at Zojila and Minimarag, the Kargil Highway has been closed for vehicular traffic. Mughal Road, connecting Kashmir with Poonch, has also been closed after fresh snow at Peer Ki Gali. "The state has so far received 83.5 mm rainfall between October 1 and November 7, as against the normal 47.6 mm. It will continue to rain and snow in some parts till Thursday and after that, we are
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Security forces neutralised 200 terrorists
11/14/2018 9:23:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 14: According to a reports security forces killed two terrorists in north Kashmir's Kupwara area. With this, the toll has gone up to 200 this year. The terrorists killed in Jammu and Kashmir include both Pakistani and locals. While most of the slain terrorists belonged to the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), the highest number were gunned down in south Kashmir. South Kashmir witnessed the killings of 109 terrorists while in north Kashmir it was 45. "Among the major operations was the killing of Abu Mateen and Abu Hamaas in March 2018, which was followed by that of Sameer Ahmad Bhat alias Sameer Tiger in Shopian on April 1," India Today added. "Over the next few mon
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