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Government Polytechnic celebrates Annual Day
5/20/2019 11:16:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20: Government Polytechnic, Bikram Chowk, celebrated its Annual day cum Prize distribution function with great enthusiasm and fervor here today. The 4th edition of the college Magazine "ASPIRE" was released on the occasion. Dr. Ravi Shankar Sharma, Director Technical Education, J&K was the Chief Guest on the occasion. The function started with lighting of the ceremonial lamp by distinguished guests. Principal of the College, Er. Arun Bangotra, read the annual
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District Level Inter Zonal tournament gets under way
5/20/2019 11:16:02 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 20 : District Level Inter Zonal tournament for Boys U/14yrs, U/17yrs in Volleyball, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Wrestling and Yoga got underway at Subash Stadium today. The tournament is being organized of District Youth Services & Sports under the patronage of Director General Youth Services & Sports J&K. District Development Commissioner, Dr Piyush Singla declared the tournament open. President J&K Kabaddi Association Ashok Magotra and District Youth Services and Sports Officer, Khairati Lal Sharma were also present on the occasion. About 544 Boys drawn from 11 zones of district Udhampur took part in the tournament. In Kabaddi under 14 years Boys category,
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KIDZEE celebrates Red day
5/20/2019 11:15:55 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20 : KIDZEE, a junior wing of Mount Litera Zee School, Anand Nagar, Bohri toady celebrated Red Day with great enthusiasm. "Red Day" is a wonderful Learning day which helped the children to understand the concept of primary colours. Red colour signifies Love and Compassion. The Kids were dressed in Red costumes depicting the value of Red day. The Toddlers took actively participation in different group activities. They were made aware about the motive behind the c
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GHSS Thial organizes debate competition on social media
5/20/2019 11:14:45 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 20 : A debate competition on the topic 'Social Media has done more harm than good' was organized in Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Thial today in which 10 students drawn from various classes participated. The participants presented strong and convincing arguments both in favour and against the topic and tried their best to prove their point of view. In the competition, Ansh Sharma of the 10th class and Shivali Sharma of the 12th class clinched the first and second position respectively while the third position was shared by Ritika and Meenakshi Devi of 12th class. Sudesh Kumar, lecturer, Sushma Rani, master and Harpreet Kaur, master acted as j
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Govt Polytechnic Jammu introduces Smart Attendance System
5/20/2019 11:14:17 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20 : Government Polytechnic Jammu has become the first Polytechnic of the state to have Smart Attendance System in its campus with facility of IN/OUT SMS to the parents and administrator. The Parents of GPJians are now getting daily attendance record of their wards by the time they reach the campus. This makes the parents aware of their child's presence in the campus. This Smart Attendance System also promotes child safety. Dr Ravi Shankar Sharma, Director Techn
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De-silt river Tawi before monsoon, demand villagers residing nearby
5/20/2019 11:13:34 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Demanding desilting work of river Tawi to be undertaken in key areas at once, the residents of villages along the banks of river Tawi said that while cleaning of the water bodies is a regular feature during summer, the same should be undertaken before the monsoon in order to allow free flow of rain water. Addressing a press conference here today at Press Club of Jammu, the residents of villages near Tawi demanded to take immediate steps to desilt the river t
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Art of Living organizes happiness programme
5/20/2019 11:12:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20: The Art of Living Jammu Chapter today organized Happiness course at Gian Mandir Trikuta Nagar as part of Sri Sri birthday week. The program was gathering of scores of participants joining in from over different walks of life- a very dedicated team the Art of Living teachers which included Shakti Sagar ji , Engineer by profession and Ajay Gupta. People from different walks of life participated and experienced a tremendous relief from ailments, emotional i
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PHE ITI trained, CP & land donor workers association stages protest
5/20/2019 11:12:27 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Thousands of Daily Wagers of PHE Department of Jammu province converged at the Press Club Jammu where a strong protest was staged on the burning issues for non-release of earned wages of the PHE workers. Tanveer Hussain, President of All J&K PHE ITI Trained, CP And Land Donor Workers Association while addressing the protesters highlighted the agonies and sufferings due to financial hardships being faced by the daily wagers/ workers. He said that it is be
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Free health camp organized
5/20/2019 11:11:50 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20: A.K Healthcare Channi Himmat organised a free health camp under the supervision of Dr.Subash Abrol on Monday. According to press release, he gave free consultation. The camp was organized in collaboration with Abott Company India Ltd. The tests were performed by SRL Diagnostics. The camp was to provide a helping hand to the public and community service. Neena Gupta, Corporator Channi Himmat was the Chief Guest and appreciated the efforts initiated by Nidhi Kohli; promoter AK Healthcare. Further more such camps will be organised in future also.
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Workshop on IoT organized
5/20/2019 11:11:43 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20: A five day workshop on IoT (Internet of Things), organized by the Department of Higher Education, J&K Govt., in collaboration with UniConverge Technologies Pvt. Ltd., was inaugurated in G.G.M. Science College, Jammu today. The Chief Guest on the occasion Prof. Anju Bhasin, Vice Chancellor, Cluster University of Jammu, Jammu who appreciated the initiative taken by the Higher Education Department to train the faculty in a specific skill set to make the students not the job-seekers but the job-providers. The formal welcome address was presented by Dr. S.P. Sarswat, Principal, G.G.M. Science College, Jammu. The resource persons for the workshop are Kaush
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Illicit liquor seized at Udhampur, destroyed on spot
5/20/2019 11:05:20 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 20: Police seized illigal liquor at Village Danhota under the jurisdictiin of PS Panchari. Based on a specific information, a police team of Police Station Panchari led by Inspector Farooq SHO PS Panchari under the supervision of Himat Singh DySP DAR DPL Udhampur, conducted a raid in the house of Chainnu son of Premu resident of Village Danhota, Panchari and succeeded in recovery of 1.5 litres illicit desi liquor and around 30 litres Lahan from their house. The recovered liquor has been seized and Lahan destroyed on the spot. In this regard, a case FIR No.29/2019 U/S 48 (E) Excise Act stands registered at Police Station Panchari against the said pers
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Bhagwat Katha commences at Shiv Mandir Ari
5/20/2019 11:05:13 PM
Early Times Report MENDHAR, May 20: A seven-day Bhagwat Katha Path today commenced at Shiv Mandir Ari Potha in Mendhar Town. Pandit Phool Kumar Sharma Ji Maharaj was specially invited to recite Bhagwat Katha Path. A large number of devotees from all communities participated in the event and later held Nagar-Kirtan through the streets of Ari. The pious religious event was organized by Shiv Madir Ari Potha committee under the supervision of chairman of the Committee, Ranjit Sharma. Kalash Yatra also started from Shiv Mandir Ari Potha to Ari River amid high security arrangements.
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RMCC wins cricket tournament
5/20/2019 11:05:06 PM
Early Times Report BISHNAH, May 20: Raja Mandlik Cricket Club (RMCC) Bhatyari today won cricket tournament organized by Bishnah Chandi Mata Cricket Club (BCMCC). Batting first RMCC (Bhatyari) scored 154 runs in 20 overs by losing all the wickets, Natty was top scorer who scored 40 runs in 23 balls, Kala also played an inning of 32 runs. On the other hand BCMCC lost all wickets at 100 and RMCC won the final by 44 runs. Mango Natty and Harry took two wickets each. From MCC Jassi scored highest 30 runs. Natty was declared man of the match for his brilliant inning of 40 runs. Amit (mango) was declared best bowler.
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Police arrested one absconder wanted since 1993
5/20/2019 11:04:58 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 20: In order to facilitate speedy disposal of cases pending for want of accused persons who were absconding since long, directions were passed on to all the subordinate units to constitute special teams and arrest all the absconders and produce them before the court of law for immediate disposal of pending cases in the interest of speedy justice to the aggrieved victims, police arrested an absconder who wanted since 1993. Accordingly, based on reliable information, a police party of police station Ramnagar led by Inspector Narinder Singh Jasrotia SHO PS Ramnagar under the supervision of Jagdev Singh Slathia, SDPO Ramnagar arrested one absconder namely
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BKYVS distributes water pots
5/20/2019 11:04:41 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Baba Kailakh Jyotish and Vaidik Sanstham Trust today distributed water pots for birds and epic books among RPS school students. According to press release, the whole programme was done by President Baba Kailakh jyotish and Vaidik Sansthan Trust (Regd.) Cheif Guest on the occasion was Abhinav Sharma, President Bar Association, Jammu. Abhinav Sharma, President Bar Association during the programme also congratulated Trust. He also donated Rs 21,000 to the panc
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Suresh Dogra castigates Govt for conducting for incomplete survey on OBCs
5/20/2019 11:04:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Advocate Suresh Kumar Dogra Chairman OBC Department PCC J&K castigated Government for the conducting incomplete survey on OBCs in J&K. According to press release he said that many social, OBC organizations approached the Principal Secretary to Government, Social welfare department, and on their request, he directed to Rural Development Department to conduct the details of survey of economic and caste basis (SECC),with reference to the order of supreme court b
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MP Manhas reaches Bhaderwah held meetings with Civil Society
5/20/2019 11:04:03 PM
Early Times Report BHADERWAH, May 20: Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Shamsher Singh Manhas accompanied by State General Secretary (Organization) Ashok Koul and state General Secretary Narinder Singh today reached Bhaderwah town after clashes erupted after mysterious killing of a person by unknown gunmen in the area followed by vandalism and stone pelting by the miscreants thereof on minority shops and houses. In order to took stock of situation today MP Manhas held several meetings with P
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Contractors demand clearance of backlog payments by H&UDD
5/20/2019 11:03:43 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Expressing resentment against the authorities of Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UDD) for not functioning in a professional manner, the contractors executing developmental works in different Municipal Councils/ Committees falling within the jurisdiction of Jammu province alleged that due to indifferent attitude of the department the payments due to them got lapsed. Addressing a press conference here today, the contractors from Udhampur, Doda, Kath
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Justice Magrey emphasises on fair practice, dedication, devotion
5/20/2019 11:03:25 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 20: Jammu and Kashmir State Judicial Academy (JKSJA) Monday organized an oath ceremony for newly enrolled advocates of Kashmir and Ladakh division at JKSJA here at Mominabad Court Complex. The oath was administered to 60 advocates by chairman JKSJA, Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey. The ceremony was followed by lecture on the "Professional Ethics and Conduct" delivered by Justice Magrey. Principle District and Sessions Judge, Abdul Rashid Malik, Director, JKSJA, R
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Where is ARTO Poonch ?
5/20/2019 10:39:47 PM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Poonch, May 20: Assistant Regional Transport Officer Poonch remains absent from his office but is found in other offices of the town. Sources informed that Poonch people have suffered a lot due to negligence of ARTO and have held protests against him, but higher authorities are unmoved and mute spectators. The ARTO meets people in other office. Locals informed that, this has become a routine of ARTO and people are sick of his behaviour. They have appealed to higher authorities of Motor Vehicle Department to provide competent and honest ARTO for Poonch at earliest.
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Where is ARTO Poonch ?
5/20/2019 10:13:33 PM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Poonch, May 20: Assistant Regional Transport Officer Poonch remains absent from his officebut is found in other offices of the town. Sources informed that Poonch people have suffered a lot due to negligence of ARTO and have held protests against him, but higher authorities are unmoved and mute spectators. The ARTO meets people in other office. Locals informed that, this has become a routine of ARTO and people are sick of his behaviour. They have appealed to higher authorities of Motor Vehicle Department to provide competent and honest ARTO for Poonch at earliest.
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Indian Army confirms first surgical strike carried out in September 2016 to avenge Uri garrison attack
5/20/2019 10:12:27 PM
Agencies New Delhi, May 20: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Northern Command of the Indian Army, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh, on Monday said that the airstrikes carried out by 12 Mirage fighter jets of Indian Air Force on terror camps in Pakistan was a major achievement. He added that on February 27 the IAF's fighter jets succeeded in going deep into enemy territory and rained bombs on terror camps of Pakistan-based terror group Jaish-e-Mohammad. Lt Gen Singh noted that Pakistan Air Force tried to carry out air operations inside Indian territory the following day but they were thwarted in their attempts by IAF jets. "Airstrikes by IAF on Balakot terrorist infrastructure was a major achieveme
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Katra solid waste dump pollutes Jhajjar rivulet, a health hazard: Rana
5/20/2019 10:12:07 PM
Early Times Report KATRA, May 20: National Conference Provincial President Mr Devender Singh Rana on Monday expressed serious concern over worsening environmental scenario due to solid waste dumps in the holy township of Katra, saying its immediate fallout on the Jhajjar Rivulet has hugely contaminated the water, main source of drinking water for a huge population on its banks in Dhansal and other peripheral areas of the Nagrota assembly constituency. "It is intriguing that the solid waste ma
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HC quashes Masrat Alam's PSA
5/20/2019 10:11:55 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 20: The J&K High Court has quashed the 27th detention order under the Public Safety Act (PSA) of separatist leader Masrat Alam Bhat and directed his release him from the preventive custody. Holding the detention of separatist leader illegal, a single bench of the court comprising Justice Rashid Ali Dar quashed the detention passed by District Magistrate Baramulla. "The respondents are directed to release the detenu (Masrat) from preventive detention, provided he is not required in connection with any other case," the court said The court observed that the Constitution of India - Article 22(5) and Section 13, J&K Public Safety Act 1978, guarantee two impo
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Advisor Ganai to hold public hearing at Jammu on today
5/20/2019 10:11:49 PM
SRINAGAR, May 20: Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai, would hold a public hearing at Jammu on May 21 (Tuesday). The public delegations and deputations can meet the Advisor at Convention Centre/Hall, Circuit house, Canal Road Jammu on May 21, 2019 (Tuesday) from 10.00 am to 1:00 pm.
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Scores of deputations, individuals meet Advisor Skandan at Jammu
5/20/2019 10:11:42 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan, today convened a public interaction programme in Jammu in which a number of deputations and more than 100 individuals apprised him of their problems. During the interaction, the Advisor met several delegations and individuals who apprised him about their issues and demands and sought his intervention to ensure time-bound redressal of the same. Various delegations and individuals from Kathua, Rajouri, Reasi, Doda, and Samba cal
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Militants attack police station Shopian
5/20/2019 10:11:28 PM
Early Times Report Shopian, May 20 : Suspected militants on Monday evening lobbed a grenade towards police station Shopian. An official said that the grenade was thrown towards the police station Shopian which however exploded outside. "ThE grenade exploded with the wall of police station and grenade was followed by firing which was retaliated, he said The official however said there were no injuries to any one and area has been cordoned off to nab the attackers.
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Day curfew lifted from violence hit Bhaderwah as situation limps back to normal
5/20/2019 10:10:31 PM
Early Times Report Bhaderwah, May 20: Day curfew was lifted from Jammu and Kashmir's Bhaderwah town on Monday since its imposition last week following the killing of a person in a firing incident and subsequent violence, DG of J&K Police Dilbag Singh said. The DGP along with Jammu Divisional Commissioner Sanjeev Verma and Jammu Inspector General of Police M K Sinha visited the communally sensitive town and chaired a joint meeting with both Muslim and Hindu community leaders. They also separ
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Advisor Kumar visits Kupwara, inspects SDH Sogam
5/20/2019 10:10:22 PM
Early Times Report KUPWARA, May 20: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar, today visited Kupwara and inspected newly constructed Sub District Hospital (SDH) building at Sogam being executed by JKPCC. The Advisor took stock of establishing new equipments/machinery, water supply, electricity, fencing and other basic facilities at the health institution. At SDH, he visited OPD, IPD and casualty blocks and interacted with the patients, doctors and other staff. While expressing satisfaction over th
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JDA holds anti-encroachment drive, 387 kanals retrieved
Locals accuse JDA of being selective; ask to get back lands from influential
5/20/2019 10:10:12 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 20: Anti-encroachment drive held by Jammu Development Authority (JDA) at Chak Sardar, Phalan Mandal area of Jammu on Monday morning and claimed to retrieve 387 kanals land whereas locals of the area accused JDA of being selective and asked them to get back land from influential too. The JDA the team accompanied by Police personnel and Revenue officials for full demarcation of the area turned heated argument between locals and officials. Meanwhile, senior official
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Shah Faesal pays tributes to Mirwaiz Moulvi Farooq, AG Lone
5/20/2019 10:09:36 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 21: Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) chief Shah Faesal has paid rich tributes to Late Mirwaiz Molvi Muhammad Farooq and Shaheed Abdul Ghani Lone on their death anniversary. While paying glowing tribute to Late Mirwaiz Molvi Farooq on Monday, Shah Faesal remembered his contribution to the Kashmiri's struggle for their socio-political rights. He said late Molvi Farooq was not only the religious leader of Kashmiri people but represented their political aspirations as well adding that till his death, he vouched for resolution of Jammu and Kashmir dispute in accordance to the wishes and aspirations of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. Shah Faesal f
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School bus driver, conductor's bail rejected
5/20/2019 10:09:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 20: A local court in Samba has rejected the bail application of Ravi Kumar and Sunny Kumar, the driver and conductor of a school bus, who misbehaved with a 3-year-old girl. Principal Sessions Judge Samba MK Sharma after hearing Public Prosecutor BS Charak for the State, Advocate Vijay Gupta for the accused and Advocate Mandeep Singh Sambyal for the complainant, observed that petitioners/accused have been charge sheeted for the commission of offences punishable u/s 354 RPC 8/10 POCSO Act. The investigation is in progress. The statement of the victim girl as well as her mother have been recorded u/s 164-A Cr.P.C before the ld. JMIC/Munsiff Samba. In their stat
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Civil traffic resumes on Jammu- Srinagar highway after day-long ban
5/20/2019 10:09:24 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 20: Civilian traffic was resumed on Kashmir highway on Monday, after day long ban due to "Convoy Day" on Sunday on the national highway, connecting Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, official sources said here this morning. Meanwhile, only one-way traffic will ply on national highway, linking Ladakh region with Kashmir and historic 86-km-long Mughal road, connecting Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region. No civilian traffic was allowed on Srinagar-Jammu national highway on Sunday, when only security force convoy were allowed to ply. The authorities had imposed ban on civilian traffic on the highway twice in a week on
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Dare not try to come anywhere near LoC: Indian Army to Pak
5/20/2019 10:09:18 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, May 20: Asserting that overall situation in the stateof Jammu and Kashmir is under control, Northern Command Army Commander, Lt Gen Ranbir Singh on Monday said that as many as 86 militants have been neutralized so far. "The security situation in Jammu and Kashmir is well under control," Gen Singh here told reporters at a press conference after a function organized for educational scholarship distribution to the selected youth of the state. "As far as we are concerned, we have Line of Actual Control with China where we have been able to ensure to maintain peace and tranquility, the established confidence buildings to ensure that there are no point of rift and
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Primary School students protest over water shortage
5/20/2019 10:09:10 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, May 20: Students of Government primary School Police post Balakote in Zone Balakote of Mendhar area in Poonch district today staged a demonstration against the lack of basic facilities in the school premises. The students, while holding plates in their hands, raised slogans for providing drinking water in the school premises. "We have been living in a miserable condition due to lack of basic facilities at the school. For the past many years, there has been n
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PHE supplies contaminated water to Mahore
5/20/2019 10:08:58 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, May 20: The Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department Mahore in Sub division Mahore of Reasi district claims that clean drinking water in supplied to people but the reality is something different. The water supplied is totally unsafe, full of impurities even sometimes giving foul smell. There have been many cases where small snakes, poisonous insects were seen in water supply. The condition of pipes through which the water comes for domestic use are totally unsafe,
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MLC Randhawa meets Governor
5/20/2019 10:08:46 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 20: Vikram Randhawa, MLC, met Governor Satya Pal Malik at the Raj Bhavan here today. Randhawa apprised Governor about various pressing issues of public importance and discussed problems of people living near the International Border.
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Two killed in road accident
5/20/2019 10:08:36 PM
Early Times Report Doda, May 20: Two person were killed in a road accident at Doda district on Monday. As per reports available here, a tipper bearing registration number JK02AD-9158 was on its from Goha towards Mangota village on Marmat tehsil when reached near Labbar area, driver lost his control and the vehicle skidded off from the road and rolled down over one kilometers resulted into the death of two persons. Nearby locals of the village and police party from Goha rushed to the spot a
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Retired police personnel stage protest
5/20/2019 10:08:19 PM
Early Times Report Vijaypur, May 20: Demanding fulfillment of their pending demands Retired police personnel staged protest at Vijaypur. Discrimination with J&K Retired Police Pensioners in Pay Anomaly, Protest held at Vijaypur B.D.O block District Samba under the leadership District President Raghubir Singh. Discrimination with J&K retired Police in Pay anomaly Govt. Order No. 229-F 2014, Dated 17-10-2014 regarding pay anomaly. The effect is being prospectively which means from the date of o
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JKSPDF holds meeting
5/20/2019 10:08:02 PM
Early Times Report Kotranka, May 20: An emergency meeting of Jammu Kashmir Sarpanches and Panches Democratic Forum (JKS&PDF) was held at Budhal. The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Farooq Inqlabi, chairman of Forum in which all the eleven Sarpanches and 92 Panches of block Rajnagar Budhal were present. In the meeting speakers raised issue of acquisition of land for BDO office and said that ever since the Rajnagar Budhal having made a block no process for acquisition of land for construction of BDO office has been initiated so far which needed to be started at the earliest. Shabir Aflatoon, Shabir Badyal , Arshad Mir, Shamim Akhter also spone on the occasion. Others who
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ZEO suspended for breach of Model Code of Conduct
5/20/2019 10:07:56 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, May 20: District Election Officer Rajouri Mohd Aijaz has suspended Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Rajouri Abdul Rashid for uploading biased political video on the official Whatsapp group as a matter for violating Model Code of Conduct (MCC) rules set by Election Commission of India. ZEO Rajouri has been suspended with immediate effect and is attached to Chief Education Office, Rajouri. Pertinent to mention here that the ZEO Rajouri on its official whatsapp group uploaded a video criticizing present regime of BJP on all fronts particularly creating division among communities. The video that was in song format clearly supported Congress and projected its era as th
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Telecom connectivity for Shri Amarnathji Yatra Reviewed
5/20/2019 10:07:46 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 20: On the directions of Shri Satya Pal Malik, Governor and Chairman, Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board; Shri Umang Narula, Chief Executive Officer, took a meeting to review the preparedness for ensuring telecom connectivity for Yatra 2019. He urged the BSNL to ensure that all arrangements for improved and uninterrupted telecom connectivity are in place latest by 20th June, 2019. It was informed by the BSNL that for Yatra 2019, the infrastructure available with them shall be augmented and 3G/ High Speed Packet access (H) Services shall be ensured at all the Camps enroute to Holy Cave. Further Pre loaded SIMs Cards shall be made available to Yatris at Lakhanp
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Karvan-e-Aman bus to PoK remains suspended
5/20/2019 10:07:37 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 20: The Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), remained suspended on Monday since March 4, official sources said. The cross-LoC bus, introduced as one of the major Confidence Building Measure (CBM) by Pakistan and India in 2005, remained suspended today since March 4 after it was reported that Aman Setu peace bridge was still under repair at Kaman post, the last Indian military post on this side of the LoC. The bus has helped thousands of families, divided since 1947 due to partition to meet each other. It was also decided to allow residents from both sides to travel on "Travel Permits
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RKS discuss functioning of health institutions
5/20/2019 10:07:31 PM
Early Times Report Kotranka, May 20: Member of Civil Society Kotranka and Rogi Kalyan Samiti today discussed functioning of health institutions of block including CHC Kandi and PHC Budhal. According to press release, Dev Raj Sharma, Ayoub Pahelvan, Master Sobey Singh, Maneer Mirza, Shiv Nath Singh, Haji Kala Khan, Munshi Khan, Hafiz Abdul Qayoom and others visited CHC Kandi for discussion. During their visit, they interacted with staff at CHC Kandi and discussed their problems such as shortage of staff.
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DC Reasi pays surprise visit to DH, constitutes team to check absenteeism
5/20/2019 10:07:26 PM
Early Times Report REASI, May 20: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, paid a surprise visit to District Hospital on Sunday midnight. The Deputy Commiss-ioner checked the attendance register and asked for its proper maintenance. She found some staff members absent from duty and duty roster of doctors was also not displayed. She enquired about the reasons behind absence of staff of the hospital including doctors. The DC constituted an enquiry team under the chairmanship of ADDC, Ramesh Chander, to look into the irregularities in the district hospital so that corrective measures are taken up in this regard.
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Injured PDP activist succumbs in SKIMS
5/20/2019 10:07:16 PM
Srinagar, May 20: A 65-year-old worker of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who was injured critically yesterday after fired upon by unknown gunmen, succumbed to his wounds in SKIMS Soura on Monday. Medical Superintendent SKIMS Soura, Dr Farooq Jan said that Mohd Jamal Bhat son of Mohd Ismail Bhat succumbed to injuries today at around 9:30 am. Jamal, the PDP worker, was fired upon by unknown gunmen outside his residence at Zangalpora in Kulgam on Sunday evening. He was taken to Kulgam hospital from where he was shifted to SKIMS, the Valley's only tertiary care hospital. He was immediately operated upon at SKIMS and died this morning. A senior police officer had said, "Police have taken
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Man killed over land dispute in Reasi 5 arrested
5/20/2019 10:07:09 PM
Early Times report Reasi, May 20: A 64-year-old man was killed by five people over a land dispute in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district, police said on Monday. The five have been arrested. Ghulam Rasool, a resident of Khayala village, was working in his field on Sunday when the main accused Mir Hussain, along with four of his associates, allegedly attacked him, a police official said. Rasool succumbed to his injuries on way to the hospital, he added. Police said the killing was fallout of a land dispute.
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Body of missing teacher found in lake
5/20/2019 10:07:02 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 20: The body of a teacher, who went missing last week, was recovered from a lake in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on Monday, police said. The body of Mushtaq Ahmad Lone, a resident Sheikpora Mantrigam area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, was missing since last Monday and his body was recovered by the police from the Wular Lake, an officer said. The body was spotted by the locals of Laharwalpora village, following which a police team reached the spot and took the body into their custody, the officer said. A forensic team rushed to the spot and a medical team has been constituted for conducting the post-mortem in the presence of a magistra
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43 bovines rescued
5/20/2019 10:06:56 PM
Rajouri, May 20: Police foiled several bovine smuggling bids and rescued 43 bovines from the clutches of smugglers. A team of Jammu and Kashmir police from Rajouri police station headed by SHO Rajouri Ajaz Haider was on a routine night patrolling in Rajouri town when four vehicles were found moving rashly towards Darhali bridge side which were chased upon. However, near Darhal bridge, all the four vehicles were found parked short of a police naka and the drivers had managed to flee from the spot but police personal managed to nab one of the driver who was trying to escape to a nearby nallah. Th four vehicles which have been seized on the spot which include JK11B 4694, JK11B 4669, JK1
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Traffic Police launches strict against passenger Auto rickshaws
5/20/2019 10:06:47 PM
JAMMU, May 20: Traffic Police Jammu launched a special drive against passenger auto rickshaws which are running without fare meters, not using meters and charging flat rates. During the last three weeks more than 1400 auto rikshas have been challaned and this drive will continue more strictly in the days to come or till the auto rickshaws switch to fare as per the meter rules. Traffic police city Jammu also sought cooperation from the general public to assist traffic police on this and if they find any auto rickshaws running without meter, they can lodge a complaint by calling or through WhatsApp to TCU Jammu on 9419147732.
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Police seize 43 bottles of country made liquor, arrested bootlegger
5/20/2019 10:06:40 PM
Kathua, May 20: Acting sternly against liquor menace, Police team of police post-Chadwal seized 43 bottles of country liquor 180 ml each and arrested one bootlegger. Police team of PP Chadwal during checking duty at Chadwal intercepted one load carrier bearing registration number JK08E-6612 and seized 43 bottles 180 ml each of JK Special whiskey in illegal possession of driver namely Prem Nath son of Gori Shanker resident of Haripur Patil Chadwal. Police arrested the accused and registered a case FIR no 96/2019 u/s 48(e) Excise Act against the accused and the investigation was taken up. Kathua Police are striving hard to contain drug and liquor menace and appealed people of the area
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