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86th martyrdom of Shaheed Bhagat Singh commemorated
3/24/2017 11:47:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: To commemorate the 86th Martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed-e-aazm Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, the State Unit of All India Lawyers' Union meeting in which lawyers and some other citizens participated. The meeting was presided over by senior advocate Ashok Vijay Gupta. In his in address, Hari Chand Jalmeria advocate General Secretary of AILU, said that Bhagat Singh and his colleagues were fighting not only for freedom of India from colonial rule of Britishers but for establishing socialist system after freedom. They wanted India where no one would exploit the other and there would be no unemployment, no economic inequality. There would be secularism a
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Lady crushed to death in Patoli
3/24/2017 11:47:47 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A Lady was today crushed to death by a speedily Tipper in Patoli area of Domana. According to a police spokesman, the woman identified as Neelam, wife of Sukhdev Singh of Mishriwala died on the spot when a scooty on which she was travelling with her Brother-in-law, was hit by a tipper at Patoli of Domana area, this morning. He said that the speedily driven tipper hit the two-wheeler, resulting into on the spot death of the woman. A case has been registered at police station Domana while the body of the deceased was handed over to her legal heirs for last rites after conducting post mortem at Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu.
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JK boy secures seat at RIMC Dehradun
3/24/2017 11:47:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A local boy from Jammu brought laurels to the state by securing admission in the Rashtriya Indian Military College (RIMC), Dehradun in the January term 2017. Cadet Sushant Sudan, son of Subedar Major Jyoti Parkash, resident of Kandoli, Nagrota stood 9th in the All India merit list of entrance examination for admission to RIMC Dehradun. Sushant secured a seat amid tough competition in the entrance exam wherein only 25 students are selected for each class. Jammu & Kashmir has only one (01) seat in each class. Sushant's achievement would serve as a source of motivation for young boys of the state and inspire young minds to avail such a premier education fa
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PP head to be shifted for conniving with drug mafia
3/24/2017 11:47:37 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Mar 24: A Sub-Inspector, who is presently posted as incharge of a police post in Jammu district, is all set to be attached with DPL here for allegedly promoting illegal trade of banned drugs in the areas that fall in his jurisdiction. The SI was posted as PP head on someone's recommendation. However, insteading of controlling crime, he started promoting illegal trade of drugs in the areas of his jurisdiction, police sources alleged. He was also alleged to have taken bribe from some people for doing their works. After complaints started pouring in against him, a senior officer initiated a secret probe and found truth in allegations, source said. "The senior of
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Jan Aushadhi scheme launched in Jammu
3/24/2017 11:47:27 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: With an Aim of making quality medicines available at cheapest and affordable prices for all, 'Pradhan Mantri Jan Aushadhi Yojna' launched in Jammu. In this regard, an event program been organized here at Jammu under the banner of Bureau of Pharma Public Sector Undertakings, Department of Pharmaceuticals - Ministry of Chemical and Fertilizers, Govt. of India. State coordinator BPPI, Rifat Nazir briefed about the mission of this program and said that over the years India, has developed a strong capability in producing quality branded and generic medicines in most of the therapeutic categories, evolving from an mere Rs 1,500 crores industry in 1980 to a m
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Counter-terrorist operations claim 92 soldiers in J&K
3/24/2017 11:47:27 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Mar 24: Counter-terrorist operations claimed 149 defence personnel over the last three years, of which 92 alone were reported in conflict-hit Jammu and Kashmir, the government said today. In a written response to a question in Lok Sabha, Minister of State in the Ministry of Defence Subhash Bhamre said 27 defence personnel lost their lives in counter-terrorist operations in 2015. The number spiralled to 55 in 2016 and 10 until March 15 this year. Manipur saw a total of 32 casualties, of which 23 defence personnel died in 2015, eight in 2016 and one until March 15. Over the last three years, 12 defence personnel died in Nagaland, six in Arunachal Pradesh, two in Ass
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Exam Supdtt suspended for opening Hindi question paper in advance
3/24/2017 11:47:21 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Mar 24: A government higher secondary school master has been placed under suspension by the department of school education for allegedly opening Hindi question paper before the scheduled commencement of examination while performing the duty of superintendent during the recently held 1oth class examination. The department has also directed Lal Hussain, Chief Education Officer (CEO), Poonch, to conduct preliminary enquiry into the matter and submit his report within seven days. The superintendent of the centre at government girls middle school ,Rajouri, Master Sajjad Mir had alleged;lyopened the sealed paper of Hindi subject on March 2 instead of Hindi optional
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World TB Day observed
3/24/2017 11:47:18 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: World TB Day was observed by District Tuberculosis Centre Jammu at Auditorium Hall of CD Hospital Jammu. The World TB Day is observed on 24th of March every year is designed to raise public awareness the general public about tuberculosis which remains as an epidemic in much of the World causing deaths, of nearly 1 and half million people each year, mostly in developing countries. It commemorates the day in 1882 when Dr Robert Koch astounded the scientific community by announcing that he had discovered the cause of Tuberculosis, the TB. Bacillus.
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Not just business units, houseboats part of Kashmiri culture: Dr Drabu
3/24/2017 11:47:08 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Mar 24: Minister for Finance, Dr Haseeb Drabu on Friday said the houseboats aren't just business establishments but part of Kashmiri culture and heritage which needs to be preserved and propagated. "The Kashmiri houseboats remain important to local economic growth not only in terms of tourism but promoting culture, architecture, heritage and hospitality," Dr Drabu said at a felicitation function organized here by the Houseboat Owners Association. The Houseboat Owners Association had organized the thanks-giving function to thank the Government for one-time settlement of the debt waiver scheme for houseboat owners with J&K Bank and the State Bank of India. The
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Govt begins process of scrutinising documents possessed by Rohingyas, Bangladeshis
3/24/2017 11:46:59 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Jammu and Kashmir Government has initiated a process of scrutinising documents possessed by the population of Rohingyas and Bangladeshis living illegally in this winter capital of state. "We received inputs regarding one particular family belonging to this particular community," Simrandeep Singh, Deputy Commissioner Jammu here told. Singh said the matter was inquired and later went to the house to find out as it seemed to be serious and concerning. "The allegations were confirmed based on which we will scan our databases to weed out these illegal immigrants if there are more cases of these migrants possessing these Proofs of Identity which they are not s
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CEO Kishtwar asks private schools to fulfill 'recognition process' or face music
3/24/2017 11:36:16 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Taking strong note of non-submission of papers by the private schools whose affiliation has been expired, the Chief Education Officer (CEO) Kishtwar had asked all such private schools whose recognition and affiliation has been expired or going to be expired to submit their documents in the offices of the concern Zonal Education Officer of respective zone added that in case of the failure, no such schools will be allowed to function in the District. As per the details available with "Early Times", CEO Kishtwar vide Notification No. CEO/K/2017/35698-676 dated 23-3-2017 stated that in supersession of the previous notices issued by Zonal Ed
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Overloading continues in Samba, traffic police unconcerned
3/24/2017 11:36:06 PM
Neeraj Badyal Early Times Report Samba, March 24: Traffic police has failed to curb overloading in Samba district. Several people lost their lives due to increase of rash driving and overloading but despite holding of nakas by traffic police om National highway and entire routes of Samba district, overloading continues unabated. The routes include sumb and National highway is mostly overloaded. The overloaded vehicle continue running without any fear of traffic police. Last few days back one motorcyclist was killed in road accident in samba due to rash driving and one was injured. Locals say that almost all the routes of Samba district are overloaded. Passenger vehicles are extremely
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JK to witness history as multi-level car parking all set to be commissioned in Srinagar
3/24/2017 11:35:52 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 24: History is all set to be made in the state as Srinagar is all set to get a semi automatic multi-level parking facility. The facility would be thrown open to the public once the test trials are completed. The work on the first semi automatic multi-level car parking facility in the state which is being constructed in the erstwhile Kashmir Motor Drivers Association (KMDA) bus stand at Lal Chowk in the summer capital is nearing completion.
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Contractual lecturers hold protest in Jammu, 5 detained
3/24/2017 11:35:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: At least five contractual lecturers were detained today, while they were protesting against the government in this winter capital of the state. Hundreds of contractual lecturers this morning assembled outside the Press Club of Jammu to hold demonstration march. Carrying placards and banners, the protestors amid slogans, took out march but heavy deployment of police force restricted them. The protestors later staged sit-in at Dogra Chowk and disrupted the t
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BJP-PDP connived to convert J&K into Islamic State: Harsh
3/24/2017 11:35:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Enraged over the profane mis-adventures of the State government to change the name of Jammu's Cable Car Project besides Hindu shrines and Dogra historical sites in the State, a strong contingent of Panther activists spearheaded by Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP and Yash Paul Kundal State President Young Panthers staged a vociferous protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground Jammu. The agitated protestors accused the BJP in particular being hand in glove with
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NSF holds one-day convention
3/24/2017 11:34:51 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: National Secular Forum (NSF) has vowed to continue its fight against the discrimination being meted out to Jammuites at the hands of Kashmiri rulers. Resolution in this regard was passed by the members in a one-day convention held today at Press Club here. The convention was held under the chairmanship of State President Dr Vikas Sharma and State General Secretary. Several other resolutions were also passed by the members including demand for statehood
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Exchange Road shootout case accused denied bail
3/24/2017 11:34:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24 : Special Municipal Mobile Magistarte, Jammu, M R Chak has rejected the bail application of March 13, 2017 Exchange Road shootout case accused. Inderjit Singh, son of Sarwan Singh of Gurha Bakshi Nagar, was injured in the incident. He is an employee of a private finance company having its office on Exchange Road. According to his statement to police, he and his colleague Vikas Gupta left office on March 13 last at about 4.30 pm to take tea at a nearby teastall. While they were on their way back to office after having tea, Supreet Singh alias Raja and his two accomplices appeared the scene. Raja allegedly fired at him, but he escaped unhurt, he alleged.
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Youth run over by train
3/24/2017 11:34:32 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A youth was run over by train at Channi Himmat area on Friday. Police have registered a case in this matter. "The deceased has been identified as Pawan Koul (28) son of Pran Nath Koul of Channi Himmat, police sources said. Sources said that the youth was ran over by train at Railway Track Channi. "After getting the information police reached at spot and shifted the body to the mortuary of the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu for post-mortem. Meanwhile a case stands registered in this regard.
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Clashes erupt at Srinagar, Sopore in north Kashmir after Friday prayers
3/24/2017 11:34:31 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 24 : Security forces today burst teargas shells to disperse the protestors after Friday prayers in downtown Srinagar and Sopore in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Trouble started immediately after prayers were over in historic Jamia Masjid, where hundreds of protestors took to streets outside the mosque after the Friday prayers. Shouting anti-government and 'pro-freedom' slogans, the agitators tried to march towards the main Nowhatta Chowk. However,
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Despite directions, Home Science Deptt yet to shift in GDC for women
3/24/2017 11:34:24 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Mar 24: Commissioner Secretary Higher school Education department Asgar Hassan Samoon Higher education issued an order No:HE-CollApptt/A.P/Home science/2017 to shift Home science department from Government Degree College Boys to Government Degree College women Kathua but the order has been hanged in midst the reason best known to concerned authority. Pertinently, Government degree College for boys runs Home science stream wherein all students are girls and must have special infrastructure. The Home science stream has been run in the premises of GDC Boys since introduced but locals mostly parents demanded to shift the stream to GDC for women that has sufficient
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VOJ produces challan against ex-MD SFC, others
3/24/2017 11:34:16 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: The vigilance organisation, Jammu, today produced challan against state financial corporation's then MD Ejaz Iqbal and others for misusing their official position and manipulating auction of two industrial units. The units -- Anand Bricks Pvt Ltd and Jammu Ceramics Pvt Ltd - are located at Kangrail near Mishriwala here and belonged to one Rabinder Nath Anand who expired in 2004. The challan was produced in the court of special judge, anti-corruption, Jammu, against ex-MD Iqbal, Rajinder Prasad, then Chief Manager of large branch SFC office, Ravinder Mishra, then manager industries, large branch SFC office, then assistant manager of large branch SFC of
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J&K Bank branches open for collection of Electricity Fee
3/24/2017 11:34:07 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 24: With a view to facilitate deposit of electricity tariff by consumers of Power Development Department (PDD) J&K, all the designated Business Units of the bank in J&K State shall remain open on March 25 (Saturday) and March 26 (Sunday) exclusively for collection of electricity fee.
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Excise & Taxation sleuths recover fine Rs 8060 from tax violators
3/24/2017 11:33:59 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Mar 24: In order to tighten the noose on violators of the various provisions of the J&K Toll Act and rules thereof, the Excise sleuths from Udhampur- Reasi Range laid a naka on Jammu- Srinagar National highway at Thanda Paddar NH 44 to check the toll evasion and realized a fine of Rs 8060 from violators. According to official spokesperson, on the directions of Excise Commissioner J&K, Mohd Javed Khan and under the active supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner, Jammu, Ganshyam Singh, a team led by Excise and Taxation Officer, Suresh Sharma laid a naka on Jammu- Srinagar National highway at Thanda Paddar NH 44 to check the toll evasion. "During the nak
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Only one-way traffic to continue on Jammu-Srinagar highway, down convoy today
3/24/2017 11:33:54 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 24: Since there was no further improvement in the road condition only one-way traffic will continue on the national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country. Today traffic will ply from Srinagar to Jammu and no vehicle from opposite direction will be allowed, a traffic police official told . Meanwhile, with further improvement in the weather condition snow clearance on the historic Mughal road and the national highway connecting Ladakh region with Kashmir was going in war footing. Dozens of far flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC) remained closed though authorities have already started snow cle
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Bovine smuggling bid foiled, 8 animals rescued
3/24/2017 11:33:51 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Mar 24: In continuation to staunch drive launched by the District Police Kathua to nab the bovine smugglers, the Kathua police today foiled a bovine smuggling bid with rescue of 08 bovine animals being smuggled from Punjab and have launched manhunt to nab smugglers who managed to give a slip to police by taking the advantage of darkness. According to police spokesperson, during the wee hours this morning, Police Party of Police Station Kathua headed by Inspector Sarabjeet Singh, SHO PS Kathua, laid down a naka at Maggar Khad under S S Sambyal, DySP Hqrs. Kathua and overall supervision of Pawan Parihar, SSP Kathua. "The naka team intercepted one Truck bearing
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JKPCC criticises Govt for failure to allocate PG seat in GMC Jammu
3/24/2017 11:33:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: JKPCC has lashed out at the State and Centre government for the failure to allocate the PG seats to Jammu in the lot of 4000 PG seats of doctors to Medical Colleges and Hospitals across the Country. In a Statement PCC Chief Spokesman Ravinder Sharma questioned the failure of the State government especially the Health and Medical Education Department to fulfil the requirements to qualify for the additional PG seats to the GMC, Jammu. He questioned BJP which heads the Health Ministry in the State besides ruling at the centre for this serious lapse and neglect of Jammu region in this matter. This exposes the commitment of the party to Jammu where health
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VO chargesheets revenue officers of Kathua
3/24/2017 11:33:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Vigilance Organization today produced chargesheet against revenue officials of Kathua district for illegal entries on the state land to give undue benefit to beneficiaries under Roshni scheme. Officials Spokesman said, "On the basis of verification regarding probe into the illegal entries on state land by the revenue officers/officials at Dhar Sarthal Tehsil Bani District Kathua, the State Vigilance Organization registered a formal case i.e FIR No. 05/2012 u/s 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) J&K Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 467,468,120-B RPC at P/S VOJ.”" "During investigations the allegations were proved and charges against Liyakat Ali (then patwari) no
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Excise sleuths conduct raids in Kathua,
3/24/2017 11:33:30 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, March 24, In order to curb the menace of illicit distillation of liquor, the Excise Department Jammu has tightened its noose on violators of the various provisions of the J&K Excise Act in entire Jammu division. On the directions of the Excise Commissioner Mohd. Javed Khan and supervision of Deputy Excise Commissioner (Executive), Jammu Mr. Ghanshyam Singh, the Excise Team Kathua led by ETO Excise Range Kathua, Mr Sandeep Gupta & ETO Eradication wing Jammu, Mr. Suraj Chander Singh along with Inspectors Excise Arun Kumar & Shadi Lal raided the Chakdrabkhan, Birsochak & plota areas of Kathua district to arrest the menace of illicit distillation of liquor. I
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Youth commits suicide
3/24/2017 11:33:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A youth allegedly committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance under mysterious circumstances at his residence at Rajouri. A case stands registered in this regard. "The deceased has been identified as Hilal Ahmed (20) son of Abdul Hamid of Saj Rajouri, police sources said. Sources said that he was admitted in GMC&H today in the afternoon and after some time he failed to respond the treatment. They said that the body was shifted to the mortuary of the hospital while a case stands registered with concerned police which has taken cognizance to ascertain exact reasons behind such an extreme step.
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58-year-old pilgrim dies en route Vaishno Devi shrine
3/24/2017 11:33:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A 58-year-old woman died on her way to cave shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi in Trikuta hills of Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district today. Mani Prabha Jain fell on the stairs en route the cave shrine and became unconscious, a police officer said. She was shifted to a hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead, the officer said, adding the body is being handed over to her family after legal formalities. As per reports, she has died of heart attack.
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Absconder held after 9 yrs
3/24/2017 11:33:18 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Police today arrested an absconder who was evading his arrest since long during raids conducted in the locality falling under jurisdiction of Talab Tillo Police. The accused was later produced before the court of Law for further legal action. "The arrested absconder has been identified as Harpal Singh alias Hira son of Sewa Singh of Bhagwati Nagar, Jammu, police said. Police said that the accused was involved in a case under FIR No. 205/2008 u/s 379 of RPC of Police Station Nowawad and was evading his arrest since long. "The court has already issued warrant U/S 512 CrPC against the Harpal Singh.' "The arrest was made by In-charge Police Post Talab Ti
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Dhari Dabsai sans basic amenities
3/24/2017 11:33:11 PM
Early Times Report Poonch, Mar 24: Dhari Dabsai village, which is situated near the LoC in Mendhar tehsil of the district, is alleged to be lacking basic amenities. People of the village have called upon the authorities concerned to come to their rescue and mitigate their sufferings. The village is said to be inhabited by nearly 50 families. They alleged that there was no road connectivity to the village. The electricity poles were also not in good condition and the village had only one primary school which mostly remained closed either due to border firing or security reasons as staff and children had to go across the fence as the school where the school was situated, they claimed.
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Govt ill-prepared to deal with any outbreak
Viral epidemic engulfs Kashmir
3/24/2017 11:33:05 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 24 :While a viral infection has spread in Kashmir, the government seems ill-prepared to deal with any eventuality. No proper arrangements have been made so far in major Valley hospitals to combat the outbreak of swine flu or viral infection in Kashmir. These days a major portion of the population is facing people face respiratory tract infection in Kashmir. Most of them suffer from cold, cough, sneezing and fast breathing. Despite that the government seems ill-prepared to deal with any outbreak. This could be gauged from the fact that Swine Flu ward at Chest Disease Hospital in Srinagar is yet to be commissioned. It was slated to be inaugurated in Nove
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Scootrist killed, another accident victim succumbs
3/24/2017 11:33:04 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: A 27 year-old female scootrist was killed when her scooty collided with a tipper at Patoli area while an accident victim today succumbed to his fatal injuries during treatment at Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H) Jammu. Police sources identified the deceased as Neelam (27) wife of Sukhdev Singh of Mishriwala. They said that Neelam the scooty rider when reached at Patoli, suddenly got collided with a tipper resulting her on spot death. "Her body was shifted to the mortuary of the GMC&H Jammu for post-mortem and other legal formalities, police sources said. Acase in this connection stands registered with concerned police. Meanwhile, Lal sin
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HC seeks report from govt on schools burnt during unrest
3/24/2017 11:32:51 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 24 : The state high court has directed government to file report about reconstruction and repairing of schools burnt down during last year's unrest in the Valley. Hearing a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of the court comprising Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice Janak Raj Kotwal passed the direction after perusal an affidavit filed by amicus curie, highlighting various serious issues. "Advocate General is requested to respond to it. Response be filed by or before next date with special focus on repair, re-construction of damaged, burnt schools," the court said. In order to ensure protection of the schools against being v
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NT, patwari sent to judicial custody
3/24/2017 11:32:42 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Mar 24: A naib-tehsildar (now retired) and then patwari (now naib-tehsildar) were today sent to judicial custody by the anti-corruption court, Kathua, for allegedly abusing their official position and indulging in corrupt practices. A case against then Abdul Sattar, then naib-tehsildar, Bani, and patwari Liyakat Ali (now naib-tehsildar, Duggan Dhar in Bani area of Kathua) was registered by vigilance organisation in 2012 under section 5(1)(d) read with section 5(2) of J&K Prevention of Corruption Act, 2006 and sections 467, 468 and 120-B of RPC. By abusing their official position with ulterior motives, they were alleged to have made a number of fraudulent gird
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Over 1.46 lakh pilgrims had darshan at Shrine via natural cave
3/24/2017 11:28:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: During 16 January to 11 March this year out of 6,83,032 pilgrims who paid obeisance at Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine 1,46,535 went through the natural cave of whom 49,666 had darshan of the Sanctum Sanctorum through the natural cave in January, 73,034 in February and 23,835 during 1st - 11th March 2017. This was disclosed by Ajeet Kumar Sahu, CEO of the Shrine Board in a Review Meeting held by Chairman of the Board, N. N. Vohra. It is pertinent to recall that every year the natural cave of Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine remains open from around mid January to mid March when the number of pilgrims is at the lowest. During this period the natural cave is opened an
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Bootlegger held with illicit liquor
3/24/2017 11:28:23 PM
Early Times Report Sunderbani (Rajouri) , Mar 24: Police today have apprehended a bootlegger besides recovering a huge consignment of illegal illicit liquor including 20-pouches of JK made Liquor, 20-quarter of Rum and one bottle of liquor from his possession during naka checking at Sunderbani. "The identified Manager Lal s/o Tulsi resident of Parat (Sunderbani) today landed in police net laid by inspector Surinder Singh,SHO Sunderbani during routine frisking / checking near ITI complex on Jammu-Poonch highway, police sources said. Sources said, "During the search of his belongings, police team recovered 20-pouches of JK made Liquor, 20-quarter of Rum and one bottle of liquor from hi
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SSS demands probe over illegal settlement of Rohingyas, Bangladeshis
3/24/2017 11:28:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Expressing serious concern over the managing of vital documents by Rohingyas and Bangladeshis residing in Jammu region from government departments to justify their illegal stay, State President Ram Sena (SRS), Rajiv Mahajan asked the State Government to weed out corrupt officials and take strict action against them. "Jammu and Kashmir State has suffered a lot on account of accountability, corruption and inefficiency," Rajiv said and asked the PDP-BJP alliance to take certain corrective measures to curb corruption in the State. He said that the State Government had admitted on the floor of the house that there were about 5,000 of Rohingyas and Banglades
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Medical camp held
3/24/2017 11:28:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Medical health Check up camp was organized at village Dheeran teh Ramnager District Udhampur by Jai Durgaamba Charitable Trust in association with Sita Devi Prithvinath foundation.On the occasion of Shaheedi Divas, patients were examined by Dr Sumeet and Dr Aakash and free medicines were distributed to the patients. More than 300 patients got benefited during the medical camp.
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Training programme 'bio-pesticides' organized at Jakh
3/24/2017 11:27:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: In an effort to make Village Sultanpura (Zone Jakh) as organic bio village, Division of Entomology, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Jammu today organized an extensive programme cum training programme on good agriculture practices with special reference to farm scale production and utilization of bio-pesticides for the progressive farmers. More than 50 farmers participated in this programme funded by Department of Bio technology ,Govt of India held in collaboration with Department of Agriculture, Jammu. According to official spokesperson, the programme started with a interactive session on innovative farming techniques
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ReT Forum hails Govt response on 'Order No 66'
3/24/2017 11:27:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: All J&K ReT Teachers' Forum has hailed the decision of government regarding controversial order No 66 and described government's move to keep it in abeyance as great decision of Education Minister towards teaching fraternity.. In a statement issued here today, the State President ReT Forum, the Vinod Sharma has termed the decision to keep the order in abeyance as a great decision of Education Minister towards teaching fraternity. The forum has thanked the Education Minister Altaf Bukhari for the same and stated that ReT Teachers have great expectations from the new incumbent. and is hopeful that he will make provision for the release of 6 months SSA
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JKMEF stages protest, highlights demands
3/24/2017 11:27:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 24: Jammu and Kashmir Medical Employees Federation (JKMEF) staged Dharna at Sub District Hospital, Sohanjana Jammu under the leadership its president Sushil Sudan in support of their long pending demands. In continuation of its series of protests Dharna's/ meeting in every blocks of Jammu Kashmir, Medical Employees Today held one day-long Dharna in the premises of Sub District Hospital Sohanjana. The protesting employees raised slogans in support of their dema
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