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NSS annual special camp concludes
1/20/2020 12:26:35 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT UDHAMPUR, Jan 19: NSS units of Govt. College for Women Udhampur organized valedictory function of NSS Annual Special Camp 2020. Prof. Subhash Chander, Principal Govt. College for Women (GCW henceforth) Udhampur was the chief guest of the function. The programme began by reciting NSS song by the volunteers. Thereafter, Prof. Sanjay Kumar, NSS programme officer, GCW Udhampur read the camp report alongwith onscreen running of videos and photographs clicked throughout the c
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UTDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu celebrates 8th Annual Raising Day
1/20/2020 12:26:22 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: UTDRF 2nd Bn. Jammu today celebrated its 8th Annual Raising Day at Bn. Hqrs. Jammu. SSP, Commandant of the Bn. Nisha Nathyal, inspected the Bn. Quarter Guard and took salute of UTDRF Parade Contingent. Speaking on the occasion, the Commandant congratulated the officers and Jawans on Raising Day. She elaborated the need and purpose for creation of UTDRF to act as first responder of natural and manmade disasters. The Commandant further gave brief account of work done by the UTDRF personnel in respect of conducting awareness camps in Govt/Private Institutions, demonstrations and mock drill exercises of rescue operations during disasters, building capac
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Handloom Development Department organizes Handloom Expo “Magical Weaves”
1/20/2020 12:26:18 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: Director Handloom Development Department, Babila Rakwal today officially inaugurated the Handloom Expo “Magical Weaves organized by Handloom Development Department in collaboration with M/S JanKalyan Handloom WICS at Kala Kendra Jammu. Deputy Labour Commissioner Kanta Rakwal, Assistant Director Handloom Development Department Jammu Sonika Parihar, Secretary Handloom Corporation and other officers of the concerned department were present on the occasion. While speaking on the occasion, Babila Rakwal appreciated the event and also suggested the weavers to introduce modern trends in their weaving. She also stressed on the involvement of youth in Handloo
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Bhagat meets Meghwal
1/20/2020 12:26:18 AM
Early Times Report Bishnah, Jan 19: F C Bhagat President All J&k Sadguru Kabir sabha meeting with Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises and Parliamentary Affairs Government of India during his official visit of Jk UT. Bhagat brought into the notice of Minister about the activities of All J&k Sadguru Kabir sabha in Jammu& Kashmir and infrastructure created at UT/Distt/ Block level & further its expansion at panchayat/ village level. While sharing
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TDF castigates government for not implementing 73rd amendment
1/20/2020 12:26:04 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Thathri Development Front (TDF) has castigated the state government as well as Central government for not implementing the 73rd amendment regarding panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir. President Kuldeep Kumar Rao said that the BDC polls conducted on the amended J&K Panchyat Raj Act by the successive state governments are not gateway to development but it is a gateway to corruption and to develop their own henchmen through backdoor entry and provided them chan
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KKHMS paid tributes to martyrs
1/20/2020 12:25:53 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Kashmiri Khatris Hindus Maha Sabha (KKHMS) today paid tributes to the martyrs, who sacrificed their life in the early 90s forcing all the Kashmiri pundits to migrate to Jammu. A protest demonstration was lodged outside Raj Bhawan by the protesters, led by its President Er Ramesh Chander Mahajan. A large number of members of Kashmiri Pandits organized a big rally to register their protest demonstration raising slogans, “ Jis Kashmir ko khoon say seencha woh Kashmir Hamara hai and we want justice”. The protesting members also recalled 19thJan night of our mother land and horror of events from 1988-89, when mass migration of seven la
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Darakhshan organises relief distribution camp
1/20/2020 12:25:48 AM
early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, Chairperson of Waqf Development Committee of Central Waqf Council (Govt of India) and senior BJP leader today organized a relief distribution camp at Jammu where she distributed woollen blankets among the widows of Jammu district. This was her first such social service camp organized this year. In 2019, Dr Andrabi held twenty-five such camps throughout J&K state with special emphasis on women and children. Her social welfare team i
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Vision Kashmir observes Holocast day
1/20/2020 12:25:35 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: The members of Vision Kashmir ( An organization of up rooted Kashmiri Hindu community) in a meeting observes 2 min silence and lit candles as a mark of respect to those brave souls of Kashmiri Hindu community who were massacred by the fundamentalists. As per press release convener of the organization Sunil Fotedar while paying tribute to the martyrs said that wounds from the violent turmoil and atrocities that uprooted peace loving minority community out of their homes are still fresh even after 30 years of their exile. He further said that due to the continuous apathy of the successive governments both at state and centre, the uprooted community is
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Hotel Ramada to host Kashmiri Food festival from Jan 20 to Jan 26
1/19/2020 11:49:57 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Hotel Ramada Jammu City Centre will be hosting a “Kashmiri Food festival”. Jammu city’s first of its kind authentic Kashmiri Cuisine Festival from 07:00 pm till 11:00 pm at the 1st floor, Chinar Restaurant Ramada Jammu City Centre from 20th January 2020 to 26th January 2020. Visitors to the Hotel can treat their taste buds to the delectable and succulent vegetarian and Non-vegetarian delicacies including Tabak Maaz, Rista, Goushtaba, Palak Rista, Seekh Keb
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Road Safety Week organized at RM Public School
1/19/2020 11:32:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: G.S Sports Club today organized 31st Road Safety Week at R.M Public School Chowadi, Sanik Colony. Randheer Singh SSP, Commandant IRP 19BN was the Chief Guest and Pawan Sharma ARTO Jammu was the Guest of honor. The motive of the Event was to Aware the society to stay physically fit, Follow Traffic Rules and drive safely. General Secretary, Atul Sudan addressing the gathered students appreciated the role of the students and gave a strong message to student
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“Universal Wheels” opened in Channi Himmat
1/19/2020 11:31:12 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: An exclusive outlet by the name and Style of “Universal Wheels” opened in Channi Himmat area to provide Jammunities international brand of tyres and alloys. A brand name MOMO in tyres and alloys an Italian brand has been introduced for the first time in Jammu. MOMO brand tyres, alloys and other accessories are manufactured in Italy and it is mostly used in Racing Formula-1 and other supercars throughout the world. The manufacturer provide s an unconditional two-year guarantee against any manufacturing defect and structure warrantee. An upmarket showroom of tyres and alloy wheels was inaugurated in the presence of many people including Mikhlesh Mangotra
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Natrang stages Hindi Play ‘Uthal Puthal’
1/19/2020 11:31:12 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: Natrang staged ‘Uthal Puthal’, a play in Hindi based on a short story written by Anton Chekhov and directed by Neeraj Kant at Natrang’s Studio Theatre Kachi Chawni in its weekly Theatre Series, Sunday Theatre. The emotional quotient prevalent in the plot of the play was much appreciated by the audience. The play speaks about how necessary is the faith and respect in relationships. The play revolves around a young girl ‘Malvika’, who lives as a paying-guest in
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Development in J& K gathered pace after governor’s rule in 2018: Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal describes J&K as “jewel of country”
1/19/2020 11:29:39 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT Jammu, Jan 19: The Union Minister for Railways and Commerce Industry Piyush Goyal on Sunday described Jammu and Kashmir as a jewel of India and said centre would soon come up with an industrial package for Union Territory Jammu and Kashmir. Union Minister Piyush Goyal was in Jammu as a part of week-long public outreach programme initiated by the Centre to apprise people of the potential benefits of the revocation of Jammu and Kashmir’s special status after nullification o
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NIA to question arrested DSP Davinder Singh in Srinagar
1/19/2020 11:14:01 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 19: A five-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) will begin their week-long visit here on Sunday. The NIA team will interrogate the disgraced Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh. Sources said that the investigating team will be in Kashmir for a week to collect evidence before heading back to Delhi. According to sources, Singh will also be taken to Delhi when the team returns. The investigating team will go to Kulgam, Qazigund, Srinagar airport and residences of Singh in the next few days to collect evidences. A case was registered by the NIA on Saturday after receiving the Ministry of Home
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Doda Admin honors participants Road Safety Week
1/19/2020 10:12:28 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Jan 19: Honour and prizes have been given to the students, civilians and driving institites who has been participated in the 31st Road Safety week in which Malik Driving Institute has been Awarded by DC Doda as the best Driving Institute of the year 2019. This event is organised by J&K Motor Vechiles deperatment Doda Cheif Guest:- Dr. Sagar D.Doifode IAS.(DC Doda) Guest of Honour:- Mumtaz Ahmed KPS. (SSP Doda).
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One person arrested, fake currency recovered in Anantnag
1/19/2020 10:12:18 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 19 Police has arrested a person and recovered fake currency from him in south Kashmir district of Anantnag. Official sources said that following specific information, police intercepted a person at Shangas in Anantnag. "During checking, police recovered fake currency notes worth Rs 10,000," they said. They said the accused was immediately taken into custody. "Police has registered a case and initiated investigation to nab other people involved in the crime," they added.
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January 19, 1990 was a Doom's Day for Kashmiri Pandits: NYC
1/19/2020 10:12:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Nationalist Youth Congress youth Wing of NCP Under the chairmanship of Er. Rishi Kilam National Joint Secretary showed grief and said that the day of 19th January 1990 was the most unfortunate and dooms day for Kashmiri Pandits who were compelled to leave their native place because of some political leaders and the miscreants in the valley. He also said that this day will be remembered as a black day in the history was the brotherhood of Hindus and Muslims was broken. The right thinking Muslim brothers still have regrets for this unholy episode. The Kashmir pandits right from that day till now are living a miserable life as refugees in their own count
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GoI committed to equitable, fast-track development of JK: R K Singh
1/19/2020 10:11:45 PM
Early Times Report DODA, Jan 19: Union Minister of State for Power, New & Renewable Energy, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Raj Kumar Singh today reiterated the commitment of the central government to ensure equitable and fast-track development projects in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Minister was addressing a public outreach programme here along with Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar. The programme was attended by M Raju Secretary PDD, Yasha Mudgal MD JPDCL; Dr S
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BJP KDD observes Holocaust day
1/19/2020 10:10:53 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: BJP Kashmir Displaced District under the presidentship of T N Bhat held an impressive programme today to commemorate Holocaust day at Muthi Migrant Camp Jammu which was attended by inmates of Muthi migrant camp, large number of people from all walks of life , booth Presidents Durga Mandal President along with its office bearers , representatives of BJP Kashmir Displaced District . The holocaust day was organised to make the people aware about the
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PM, HM urged to safeguard jobs of J&K, Ladakh youth
1/19/2020 10:08:36 PM
Jammu, Jan 19: The members of Movement for Peace, Equality and Justice appealed to Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and Home Minister, Amit Shah to safeguard the jobs of youth of two UTs of J&K & Ladhakh & also give age relaxation in different wings of Police department in J&K & also create posts in J&K as promised by them after the abrogation of Art. 370 & 35-A. They said that now, with the change of guard for a better & brighter tomorrow, it is brought to the notice of the Lt. Governor of J&K, Girish Chandra Murmu that at present there are several highly qualified, trained competent, ignored and un-employed youths at the verge of attaining upper age limit for employment, who are the worst
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Muraleedharan e-inaugurates Rural Haat, PMGSY projects
1/19/2020 10:06:16 PM
Early Times Report kATHUA, Jan 19: Union Minister of State for External Affairs & Parliamentary Affairs, V. Muraleedharan today e-inaugurated Rural Haat and various road projects under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) at Billawar. He also reviewed progress of various centrally sponsored schemes and presided over many functions during which he stressed on effective implementation of government programmes to achieve result-oriented progress in Jammu and Kashmir. The Union Ministe
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BMO Mendhar felicitated
1/19/2020 10:05:47 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Jan 19: Block Medical Officer (BMO) Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmed Khan was Feciliated by Minister of State for Health Medical Education and family welfare Government of India Ashwani Kumar Chobey in presence of Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Jammu and Kashmir. Atul Dullo, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education Department Jammu and Kashmir UT, Bhupinder Kumar, Mission Director National Health Mission, and CEO Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Ma
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SDM inaugurates 3-day pulse polio campaign
1/19/2020 10:05:31 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Jan 19: Sub divisional Magistrate (SDM) Mendhar Dr Sahil Jandial today inaugurated 3-day Pulse Polio Immunization Campaign (PPIC) for 0-5 years age group children sub District Hospital Mendhar. According to press release, the progammre was attended by Tehsildar Dr Vikram Kumar Block Medical Officer (BMO) Mendhar Dr Parvaiz Ahmed khan and other functionaries of the Health Department. The BMO informed SDM that 23823 children between 0-5 years age group will be cove
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Union Health Minister inaugurates National Immunization Day
1/19/2020 10:05:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Union Minister of State for Health & Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey today inaugurated National Immunisation Day here at Gandhi Nagar Hospital. Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo; Director Family Welfare, MCH & Immunization J&K, Dr. Arun Sharma; Director Health Services Jammu, Dr. Renu Sharma; Mission Director, National Health Mission, J&K, Bhupinder Kumar; Medical Superintendent Gandhi Nagar, Dr. Chander Parka
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United Class IV Forum nominates office bearers
1/19/2020 10:05:11 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Jan 19: United Class-IV Forum today organized a meeting at Samba and nominated office bearers. The people present in the meeting said that despite of performing their duties with dedication and sincerity the Class- IV employees were never rewarded by the government. Forum also demanded 2 ½ days extra pay as we spent more time in offices and school other then our scheduled duty time. Shiv Kumar, Abdul Hammed and Nisser Ahmed Itto were nominated as Distt. Preside
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Nowshera resident decry improper distribution of PMUY cylinders
1/19/2020 10:04:58 PM
Early Times Report Nowshera, Jan 18: Resident of Nowshera villages here have staged a protest demonstration against a private Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder distribution agency alleging improper distribution of cylinders meant under Pradhan Mantri Ujwala Yojna. Protesters headed by Block Development Council Chairman, Neena Sharma assembled outside Fareed Gas Agency in Nowshera and raised slogans. They alleged that the concerned gas agency is not distributing cylinders under PMUY as
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NDWA stages protest demonstration
1/19/2020 10:04:46 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Jan 19: National Disability Welfare Association Jammu and Kashmir strong protest demonstration in Vijaypur on Sunday. This protest under the leadership of the state President Ram on this occasion a large number of disable participated in the protest. They expressed their anger by raising slogans against the Jammu and Kashmir administration. During this, State President Ram, while talking to the journalists, said that the benefit of the schemes being run by the g
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ADC inaugurates pulse-polio programme
1/19/2020 10:04:33 PM
Early Times Report Kotranka, Jan 19: A function was held at Community Health Centre, Kandi to initiate the pulse polio programme which was inaugurated by Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kotranka Surender Kumar Block Medical Officer, Kotranka Dr. Iqbal Malik said that a total 128 polio booths and 498 employees including volunteers, members of NGOs, Govt. teachers, AWW and ASHAs were employed to cover this huge task in Kotranka and Budhal. BMO said that this is a three-day programme where f
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Darakhshan organises relief distribution camp
1/19/2020 10:04:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Dr Darakhshan Andrabi, Chairperson of Waqf Development Committee of Central Waqf Council (Govt of India) and senior BJP leader today organized a relief distribution camp at Jammu where she distributed woollen blankets among the widows of Jammu district. This was her first such social service camp organized this year. In 2019, Dr Andrabi held twenty-five such camps throughout J&K state with special emphasis on women and children. Her social welfare team in
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Ex MLA dedicates lane to inhabitants
1/19/2020 10:04:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Former Minister and Ex-MLA Jammu West Sat Sharma (CA) inaugurated and dedicated newly constructed lane to inhabitants of Patta Chungi, Ward 41. Sharma was also accompanied by Corporator Ward 41 Sanjay Baru, District President Munish Khajuria, Mandal President Keshav Chopra, JMC (Jammu Municipal Corporation) officials and many others including inhabitants of ward, social and political activists of the area. The works were done under the supervision of JMC a
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Bajrang Dal accuses Forest Deptt of harassing innocent people
1/19/2020 10:02:27 PM
Early Times Report Sunderbani, Jan 19: Forest Department of district Rajouri has totally failed and bow down in front of forest land grabbers not take solid action against under forest law, said former state president of Bajrang Dal & AHP senior leader Susheel Sudan. In press conference Sudan addressed to media persons he said deforestation seen in different areas by negligence of Forest Department of district Rajouri. He said now department harassing innocent freedom fighter people who saved hundreds kilometers radius area of Nowshera Qila Darhal, Rajpur Kamella and other. While he said division forest officer Nowshera Suresh Manda has not protected forest areas from land grabbers of P
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Sikh Organization demands induction of Sikh advisor
1/19/2020 10:02:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: An emergency meeting of various Sikh Organizations (J&K) was held under the Chairmanship of S. Mohinder Singh, Chief Organizer, Bhai Kanahiya Nishkam Sewa Society J&K and Ex-nominated member of District Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, Jammu wherein all other prominent organizations were present which include Shiromani Akali Dal J&K, Sikh United Front J&K, Sikh Student Federation J&K, Sikh Welfare Society, Sikh Naujawan Sabha, Shiromani Youth Akali Dal, Istri Akali Dal and members DGPC Jammu etc. etc. and in this meeting it was unanimously demanded before the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Amit Shah Home Minister of India that a Sikh Advisor be
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Former NCP leader welcomes removal of toll tax
1/19/2020 10:02:13 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Former Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Thakur Randhir Singh has welcomed the removal of toll tax at Lakhanpur, which according to him as the most corrupt station in the state under finance ministers. Singh further said that the rulers of three families , their relations and henchmen are responsible for corruption for last 70 years and grabbed premium lands at Jammu and Kashmir and passing laws in favouring corruption and making their children doctors , engineers without merit have not been punished.
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JCCI demands resignation of NITI Aayog member for his ''dirty films'' remark
1/19/2020 10:02:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) on Sunday reacted sharply to NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat''s remark that the Union Territory''s economy was not significantly affected by the Internet suspension and the data service was only used to watch "dirty films", and demanded his resignation on moral grounds. "He (Saraswat) should morally resign from his post for his baseless utterances," JCCI president Rakesh Gupta told . Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the annual convocation at the Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology (DA-IICT) in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Saturday, Saraswat said, "What difference do
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Growing public disenchantment in J&K unnerves BJP: Bhalla
1/19/2020 10:01:50 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Former Minister and senior Congress leader Raman Bhalla on Sunday termed BJP Ministers reach-out programme of Union Ministers claiming to change the destiny of the people of J&K political gimmick to befool the masses. Interacting with prominent persons of Bhour Camp area of Gandhi Nagar constituency, Bhalla said that like the much-touted back-to-village programme, this exercise will also be a flop show. He said the aim of the ministers’ visit is mere eyewash to divert attention of the people from the complete failure of the BJP. Terming the visit futile exercise, Bhalla said that It has been six months since Article 370 was abrogated what has been done
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JKTF demands release of pending salary, 7th PC
1/19/2020 10:01:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Monthly meeting of Jammu Kashmir Teachers Forum was held at Gandhi Nagar, Jammu under the Chairmanship of Ganesh Khajuria in which all the members from the Provincial, District and Zonal participated. The agenda of the meeting was the long pending issues of teachers, masters, lecturers and other cadres of the employees of the Education Department viz Class IV,CPW,Cook and Helpers. Ganesh Khajuria appealed to the Lieutenant Governor G.C Murmu, K.K. Sharma Advisor to the LG, Hirdesh Kumar Singh Commissioner Secretary School Education to intervene personally to sort out the pending salary/7th pay commission arrear issues of Masters working against the wp
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Work on AIIMS in Samba to start in Feb: Choubey
All households in Samba to have piped-water connections by 2020
1/19/2020 10:00:37 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 19: Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, today said that civil works on the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) project in Samba shall commence in the month of February 2020. The Union Minister informed this on a visit to the site identified for the establishment of AIIMS at Vijaypur in Samba district. The project at Vijaynagar shall be completed at an estimated cost of Rs 1,661 crore. Financia
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Atmosphere conducive for Kashmiri Pandits' to return to valley, says Giriraj Singh
1/19/2020 10:00:01 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Jan 19: BJP leader and Union Minister Gigiraj Singh said here on Sunday that the atmosphere is conducive for resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits in the valley. "January 19, 1990 is a black day in India's history. 5 to 7 lakh Kashmiri Pandits have been forced to live life as refugees in their own country. Pakistan conspired to create this situation. Terrorists engaged in barbarism against the Kashmiri Pandits. Now the atmosphere is conducive for the resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits in their homeland," said Giriraj while speaking to news agency. "It is very sad that none of the Congress leaders have time to meet any Kashmiri Pandit for sharing their sorrows but have t
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Time Has Come For Kashmiri Pandits to Return to UT to Get Back Their Rights,’ Says Anurag Thakur
1/19/2020 9:59:46 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Jan 19: While interacting with locals in Jammu and Kashmir on the second day of the BJP’s outreach programme, Union Minister Anurag Thakur on Sunday said that the time has come for Kashmiri Pandits to return to the UT and to get their basic human rights back. The Union Minister asserted that Kashmiri Pandits have hope now and they didn’t deserve to go through the treatment they’ve gone through. “I think the right time has come for Kashmiri Pandits to be back in Kashmir and to get their rights back. It’s not only time but they’ve lost everything in life. They didn’t deserve to go through the treatment they’ve gone through. They have hope now,” he said. The
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Govt. constitutes team to visit snow affected areas, assess stock, supply position
1/19/2020 9:59:39 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 18: The Government today accorded sanction to the constitution of a team to visit the snow affected areas with special focus on rural areas. According to an order issued by the General Administration Department, the team shall ascertain the present position of stocks of all essential items and augment the supply, wherever required by coordinating with all concomitant agencies. The team would include Divisional Commissioner Kashmir; Secretary FCS& CA; IGP Traffic; Director FCS& CA Jammu; Director FCS& CA Kashmir and Additional Secretary FCS& CA. The team shall review the situation and submit status report, including steps being taken to improve the suppl
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Smriti Irani inaugurates footbridge, laid foundation stone of water tank
1/19/2020 9:59:31 PM
Early Times Report Reasi, Jan 19 : In an attempt to raise awareness about the benefits of abrogating Article 370, Union Minister Smriti Irani here on Sunday inaugurated a footbridge and laid the foundation stone of a water tank in Moori village of Reasi in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing the gathering at the inaugural ceremony, Irani said, "I received applications for several development projects and the order to process them was given by the Deputy Commissioner". The minister said the abrogation of Article 370 will bring development and prosperity for Jammu and Kashmir. "A new journey has started in Jammu and Kashmir after it was made a Union Territory. A journey where the Sarpanch can
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Contrasting weather in J&K: Sun shines brightly in day, makes way for cold night
1/19/2020 9:59:24 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 19: Ahead of another spell of light to moderate snowfall, the maximum temperature on Sunday witnessed a major improvement due to the Sunshine, though the mercury during the night dipped, due to open skies. The border town of Leh was coldest in the region, recording minimum temperature of minus 16.3 degree Celsius, followed by the world famous health resort of Pahalgam, where the mercury dipped and settled at minus 13.7 degrees. A Met department spokesperson said that weather will remain dry during the next 24 hours in Kashmir. However, he said a fresh Western Disturbance (WD), which originated from the Arabian sea and is approaching the region though A
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Stranded due to heavy snowfall, army soldier misses his own wedding
1/19/2020 9:59:18 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 19: An army soldier posted in Kashmir missed his own wedding on Thursday as he was stuck after heavy snowfall in the valley. The wedding ceremonies of Suneel had started on Wednesday in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh. The houses of the bride and groom were decorated and the relatives of both sides were waiting for Suneel. His Barat procession was scheduled to leave Khair village of Siddhpur panchayat in Dharampur sub-division for the Daled village of Ladbhadol in Mandi on Thursday. But due to the absence of the groom, the Barat procession didn't start. Suneel's leave had started from January 1 and he reached the transit camp at Bandipora a few days back. Due to
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Protests mark 30th year of Kashmiri Pandits' exodus from Valley
1/19/2020 9:58:44 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: In commemoration of Holocaust day the day when Kashmiri Pandits were hounded out of their homes and hearths by terrorists and Islamic Jehadis on January 19th 1990, All State Kashmiri Pandit Conference (ASKPC) along with other sociopolitical organization of the community held a demonstration outside Raj Bhawan. Advocate Ravinder Raina President said that community has entered into 31st year of exile and living as refugees in their own country have been
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Soaring prices of fuel, vegetables, groceries have wrecked common household's budget: Manju Singh
1/19/2020 9:58:21 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Accusing the BJP of having miserably failed to control inflation scores of women activists of Mahila Panthers spearheaded by Manju Singh General Secretary JKNPP and other leaders staged a thundering protest demonstration at Exhibition Ground in Jammu today on the occasion of visit of central Ministers to J&K. Infuriated over the sharp rise in prices of fuel, LPG, staple vegetables and groceries, the protestors raised slogans of 'Central Ministers Go Back',
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Harsh Dev counters Union Ministers over development claims
1/19/2020 9:57:47 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Contesting the claims of the visiting Union Ministers that development projects got pace after re-organization of the state, Harsh Dev Singh Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) Chairman and former Minister today said that Jammu region in particular has continued to face neglect and deprivation even at the hands of the present dispensation. He however added that the statement of Union MOS in PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh needed full endorsement wherein he had said that "several development projects remained in limbo in the previous political dispensation due to the indifferent attitude of the then govt". Harsh said that he was fully convinced
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Two killed as boulder hits vehicle on Jmu-Sgr NH
1/19/2020 9:57:42 PM
Early Times Report Banihal, Jan 19: Two persons, including a woman, were killed on Sunday when their vehicle was hit by a boulder rolling down a hillock overlooking the Jammu-Srinagar national highway in Ramban district, police said. Mohammad Ayoub Wani (48) of Pampore and his sister-in-law Khalida Begum of Budgam died on-the-spot in the incident which took place at Kellamore near an under construction four-lane tunnel, a police official said. He said the duo was travelling in a Bolero from Jammu to Kashmir when their vehicle was hit by a boulder, forcing suspension of traffic on the highway for quite some time. The traffic on the highway is restricted to one-way during the winter
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Visit of Central Ministers mere an eye wash: Jugal Kishore
1/19/2020 9:57:30 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Jan 19: Launching a blistering attack at the series of visits by Union Ministers to the Union Territory (UT) of J&K during next few days, the former minister and senior Congress leader Jugal Kishore Sharma said that sending battery of ministers here was a desperate attempt of the BJP-led central government to hoodwink the common masses. In a statement issued here today, Jugal Kishore Sharma said that the only purpose behind such visits of central ministers was to divert the attention of the people from core issues. "It's a futile exercise. Visit or no visit will not address the real grievances of the people. It is mere an eyewash and has no connection whatsoeve
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One-way traffic to ply from Jammu to Srinagar on national highway
1/19/2020 9:57:23 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Jan 19: One-way traffic was on Sunday allowed to ply from Jammu to Srinagar on 270-km-long national highway, the only road connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, after the vehicles were allowed towards the winter capital for two day. "One-way traffic will be allowed from Jammu to Srinagar on Sunday to ply on Kashmir highway till further orders to avoid traffic jam and accidents," a traffic police official said. Hundreds of passenger vehicles left Jammu early in the morning for Kashmir valley. However, he said the vehicles will have to cross Nagrota before 1100 hrs after which they will not be allowed to move beyond that point. "No vehicle will be allowed
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Union ministers'' J&K visit continues on day 2
1/19/2020 9:57:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19: Continuing with its public outreach program across Jammu & Kashmir, nine Union ministers visited nine places areas across Jammu region on Sunday. Union minister Smriti Irani went to Katra, Mahendranath Pandey visited Dhanshal, Arjun Ram Meghwal visited Kathua, G. Muralidharan also visited Kathua, while Anurag Thakur and Piyush Goyal did their public outreach programmes in Jammu. These apart, Union minister Jitendra Singh visited Udhampur, R.K. Dodha and Ashwini Choubey visited Samba. This was the second day of a week-long tour of 36 Union ministers who are to visit 60 locations across Jammu & Kashmir as the part of Centre''s public outreach
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Shiv Sena demands enquiry into recruitment, contract allocating process of AFCON Kishtwar
1/19/2020 9:57:11 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Jan 19: President of Chenab Valley Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackrey Tilak Raj Shan lashed out at AFCON management Kishtwar for making recruitment and alloting contract to those peoples who was office bearers of BJP. He said that it was first time seen in the history of Kishtwar that contractors who has given work in AFCON have no experience in working of Power Projects in past and totally ignoring experienced contractors of Kishtwar. He further said it was clear in recent visit to ALC Kishtwar to Pakul Dul site of AFCON that there is clear violation of Labour law which need to be checked and further said only 150 labours were adjusted through proper requir
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Shaikshik Mahasangh celebrates Kartavya Bodh Divas Karyakaram
1/19/2020 9:57:02 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Jan 19: All Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation under the banner of Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh, Udhampur unit celebrated Kartavya Bodh Divas Karyakaram in which the teachers, eminent educationists and citizens participated . In this programme Dr Virendra Koundal Professor in Economics Jammu University , Maheshwar Prasad Dev Raj Thakur President Shaikshik Mahasangh J&K and Rattan Sharma -State General Secretary were the Chief Spokesperson and Special Guests respectively during the occasion . he programme was started by lighting of the traditional lamp and flowering on the pictures of Saraswati mata ji, Bharat mata, Swami Vivekan
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Udhampur gets its first 'child-friendly' police station
1/19/2020 9:56:55 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 19 : With an aim to provide an atmosphere free of fear to the children, Udhampur division of Jammu and Kashmir has opened a 'child-friendly' police station. Special Juvenile Police Unit was inaugurated on January 19. "The people who will interrogate the children will not wear uniforms, they will be in plain clothes. The main idea of opening this child-friendly police station is to make children admit the crime they have committed or narrate their ordeal to us without any fear," said Yasmin, Member of Juvenile Justice Board, Udhampur. The police station has been decorated with cartoons and also consists of a play area as well.
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Road to Karnah reopens; border towns of Keran, Machil, Gurez remain cut-off
1/19/2020 9:56:47 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 18: Roads to dozens of far-flung and remote villages, including border town of Karnah, reopened on Sunday after remaining closed for seven days due to slippery road conditions and accumulation of several feet of snow. However, three main roads Kupwara-Machil and Kupwara-Keran in north Kashmir remained closed for the eighth successive day due to accumulation of six to seven feet of snow. Traffic on road leading to border town Gurez, which is surrounded by Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) from three sides, remained suspended for the past 18 days due to slippery road conditions and accumulation of several feet of snow. ''Traffic on Kupwara-Karnah road w
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