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Nirvana Divas of Satguru Kabir Sahib commemorated at Sahib Bandgi Sant Ashram
2/25/2021 11:36:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: The 503rd Nirvana Divas of Satguru Kabir Sahib was commemorated in Sahib Bandgi Sant Ashram, Ranjhari under the guidance of Satguru Madhu Paramhans Sahib Ji. Spiritual satsang and bhandara was also organized on this occasion. On this occasion, Sahib Ji said that on this day, Sadguru Kabir Sahib left his body in Maghar, Uttar Pradesh, exactly 503 years ago. This day is commemorated worldwide as Kabir Nirvana Divas but Sahib ji prefer to call it as Kabir Antar
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Woman knocked to death in Rajouri
2/25/2021 11:35:58 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Feb 25: An aged woman was crushed to death by a truck in Rajouri town. The victim has been identified as 72 years old Ghulam Fatima wife of Chandia resident of Tarkassi, at present Chapriyan Rajouri. Police said that a truck knocked the woman near police lines in Rajouri town and was rushed to GMC Associated hospital Rajouri in serious condition where she succumbed. 'We have seized the truck involved in accident and have also arrested the driver," said police. It
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District Police Poonch organizes 'Mehfil-e-Mushaira'
2/25/2021 11:35:45 PM
Early Times Report MENDHAR, Feb 25: With an aim to promote communal harmony in the region, District Police Poonch today organized a 'Mehfil-e-Mushaira' at Police Station Mendhar. Local poets and artists drawn from different parts of the district mesmerized the large gathering. Large number of audiences drawn from all walks of life encouraged the artists with repeated applauses. Prominent among the poets who performed on the occasion included Bashrat Khan, Sarder Javid Khan Javid, Imtiaz Nas
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CEO Jammu inaugurates Kindergarten at GMS Kote, distributes books
2/25/2021 11:35:25 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Encouraging the local populace to admit their wards in government schools, Chief Education officer Jammu Vijay Kumar Sharma inaugurated Kindergarten wing at Government Boys Middle School Kote on Thursday in presence of PRIs and prominent citizens of the village. He also distributed books and sanitizers among students provided by Master Sohan Lal social reforms and charitable trust. CEO Jammu asked the teachers of the schools to increase the strength of student
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Huge response of youth in Army Recruitment Rally at Sunjuwan
2/25/2021 11:35:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: A huge response from energetic youth of Jammu Division was witnessed at ongoing Army Recruitment Rally at Sunjuwan Military Station. The Rally started on 15 Feb 2021 and will continue upto 6 March 2021. Post COVID, this is the first Recruitment Rally to join Indian Army for the youth of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Udhampur, Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban districts of Jammu Division. Approximately 40,000 candidates registered online and till date almost 2
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Govt's decision to link assembly polls with delimitation process in J-K is bizarre: Tarigami
M.M. Khajooria2/25/2021 11:34:47 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 25: The Centre's decision to link holding of assembly elections with the delimitation process in Jammu and Kashmir is bizarre as redrawing of the constituencies could have been done after holding the polls just like in Assam, CPIM leader MY Tarigami said on Thursday. In Assam, the Election Commission first notified and then de-notified in the delimitation process last year. This was done to ensure that assembly elections in Assam, which are scheduled to be held in the next few weeks, are held on time, he said. Tarigami, in a statement, said the decision of the Government of India to link holding of assembly elections with the delimitation process is most b
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Government Polytechnic Jammu inks MOU with ICT Academy Chenani
2/25/2021 11:34:25 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Government Polytechnic College Jammu today inked Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ICT Academy, Chennai to enhance skills and employability of Polytechnic students to latest technologies under Jammu & Kashmir Employability Enhancement Training (JEET) scheme sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The MoU was signed in presence of Sajad Hussain Ganai, Director Skill Development Department, J&K Government between Arun Bangotra princi
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CUJ organizes national seminar on teacher education
2/25/2021 11:33:42 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: A day-long national seminar on "Communicating Indian knowledge through transforming Teacher Education: A vision of NEP-2020' was organized by the Department of Educational Studies, Central University of Jammu (CUJ) under the aegis of School of Education, Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT) - a national scheme of MHRD, Govt. of India in collaboration with the Vidya Bharati Uchcha Shiksha Sansthan (VBUSS). The key-not
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45th Guru Gyagi Nirvan Divas observed
2/25/2021 11:33:24 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: The 45th Guru Gyagi Nirvan Divas was observed at Shahzad Pur Kothi with traditional religious fervour, today. The function was largely attended by devotees of the Guru. All present performed aarti at the Samadhi of Guru Gyagi ji. On the occasion, spiritual discourse was delivered by Amar Nath Ji on the Bani of Saints with special reference to Guru Gyagi Bani. He explained the sangat that Guru Gyagi Ji was a living spirit of God and preached the inner richne
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Baijnath Kaushik of SMVDU delivers talk on digital learning at Lingayas Vidyapeeth
2/25/2021 11:33:14 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Baijnath Kaushik, Faculty, School of CSE, was invited as a Resource Person in AICTE sponsored Short Term Training Program (STTP), on Digital Learning for Advanced Pedagogical Techniques and Research Methodologies, at Lingaya's Vidyapeeth, Faridabad, Haryana. The FDP was sponsored by AICTE under the Short Term Training Program (STTP). This keynote talk was organized to deliberate and discuss the concepts and applications of AI, Machine Learning and Deep Learnin
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Medical camp organized
2/25/2021 11:32:57 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Gandhi Global Family - a Non Govt Organisation organised a 'Medical Camp' in the premises of Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School, Jeevan Nagar, Jammu today. Gandhi Global Family and ISM comprises of an expert team of doctors/ medical specialists - S.P. Verma (Padam Shri), Nidhi Sharma (M.O), Garima Sharma (M.O), Nishant Khajuria, Jaswinder Singh Kuku, Tarun Singh, Washir Ahmed Sheik, Gulzabir Daing & Manish Joshi (Principal of Lawrence Public Schoo
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GDC Sumbal organizes symposium
M.M. Khajooria2/25/2021 11:31:53 PM
Early Times Report SUMBAL, Feb 25: A day-long symposium on the topic "Heart Attack: Causes and Preventions" was organized at the Government Degree College Sumbal, today. The symposium was organized by the College Debates & Seminars Committee in collaboration with the Psychological Counselling Cell of the College and was attended by students and faculty members of the college. Prof. Maheen Mustafa, Principal Women's College, Zakura, Srinagar was the chief guest on the occasion. Speakers on the occasion deliberated at length about how these heart attacks can be prevented by taking certain important precautions and how various precious lives can be saved. The participants asked volley
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Science Club GDC Ramnagar celebrates National Science Day
M.M. Khajooria2/25/2021 11:31:46 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: To inculcate the scientific knowledge and research aptitude amongst the students, Science Club of GDC Ramnagar celebrated National Science Day 2021 with theme "Science for the people and people for the Science". The celebration focused at the development of interest and scientific thinking amongst the students. The welcome address was delivered by Prof Suresh Kumar Dogra, HOD Physics who also motivated the students to think critically and experimentally for all the natural processes taking place around them. Then, the event started with the speeches and presentations by the students of the college. The students namely Aishwarya Rajput, Neha Thakur, Naman
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Lt Governor takes cognizance of applicants’ grievances during Live Public Grievance Hearing
2/25/2021 11:18:56 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 25: Taking cognizance of the applicants’ grievances during the 5th round of “LG’s Mulqaat- Live Public Grievance Hearing”, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today directed for with-holding the salary of Director Social Welfare Kashmir for delaying the release of the pending salary of teachers working in a special school. Expressing his dismay over the matter, the Lt Governor directed for expediting the process of releasing salaries in favour of affected teache
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Principal Secy to LG reviews Srinagar Smart City Projects
Directs for transforming Srinagar city into modern, sustainable and economically advanced city
2/25/2021 11:18:42 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 25: Principal Secretary to Lieutenant Governor, Nitishwar Kumar on Thursday chaired a meeting with the concerned officers of Srinagar Smart City projects to review its progress here at the Raj Bhavan. At the outset, the Principal Secretary sought the latest status of the progress in implementation of projects under Srinagar Smart City programme. He said that the vision of the Srinagar Smart City project is transforming Srinagar city into a modern, sustainabl
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Advisor Baseer Khan inaugurates Sonamarg winter festival
2/25/2021 11:18:22 PM
Early Times Report GANDERBAL, Feb 25: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today inaugurated one-day Sonamarg winter festival that witnessed the participation of hundreds of locals and tourists. During the festival, various colourful activities and cultural programmes were performed. During the day-long event various snow sports activities including skiing, snow sledge, snow biking, etc. were held in which athletes from various districts participated enthusiastically. The eve
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CBJ charge sheets accused in Rs 10 lakh fraud
2/25/2021 11:18:02 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: Crime Branch Jammu (CBJ) today produced charge sheet against three accused for their involvement in duping the complainant of Rs 10 lakh on the pretext of arranging jobs in respect of the ward of the complainant and his kin. Charge-sheet has been produced in the Special Magistrate Railway Court Jammu against Madan Lal Gupta s/o Mulk Raj Gupta r/o EP-962, Mastgarh Jammu, Veena Gupta w/o Madan Lal Gupta r/o EP-962, Mastgarh Jammu and Nivedan Abrol (expired)
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HC dismisses petition challenging reservation of offices of chairpersons
2/25/2021 11:17:12 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: Justice Rajnesh Oswal dismissed the petition seeking quashment of District Development Council (Reservation of Offices of Chairpersons) Rules, 2021 to the extent of Rule 4(1) providing for allotment of seats to different District Development Councils on the basis of total population of Schedule Castes and Schedule Tribes in such District Development Councils in descending order and Rule 4 (2) whereby the allocation of seats of Chairperson to be reserved for women shall be made on three point roaster system after arranging then alphabetically. While dismissing the petition filed by Nadeem Sharief and others, Justice Rajnesh Oswal after hearing Sr. Advoca
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Lok Adalat held at Court Complex Janipur
2/25/2021 11:17:06 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: A Lok Adalat was held today in the District Court Complex, Janipur under the Chairmanship of Sanjeev Gupta, Chairman, District Legal Services Authority (Pr. District & Sessions Judge) Jammu, and under the overall supervision of Naushad Ahmed Khan, Secretary District Legal Services Authority. A total three benches were constituted. The first bench, presided over by Sanjeev Gupta, Chairman District Legal Services Authority (Pr. District & Sessions Judge) Jammu, and assisted by R.S. Jasrotia, Presiding Officer, MACT Jammu, dealt with MACT cases. The second Bench, comprising Nighat Sultana, Addl. District Judge, Bank Cases, Jammu, Y.P. Kotwal, 1st Addl.
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Mayor, team visits RRL complex
2/25/2021 11:16:59 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor Jammu Municipal Corporation alongwith Surinder Chowdhary Councilor of ward no.29 Shakti Nagar area visited High School being run by Indian Institute of Integrated Medical (IIIM) situated within the Regional Research Laboratory Complex Canal Road Jammu on the request of School Management. S. Harvinder Singh Chief Transport Officer alongwith field staff of transport & sanitation wing of JMC, Superintending Engineer of RRL, Anita W
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Div Com inspects pace of work on NH-44, arrangements for Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2021
Calls for regular road maintenance, measures to avert collateral damages
2/25/2021 11:16:42 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT RAMBAN, Feb 25: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma today took a firsthand appraisal of the four-laning work on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway (NH-44) as well as the arrangements for the smooth conduct of Shri Amarnath Ji Yatra-2021. He also inspected several spots at Nashri, Ramban and Banihal en route the National Highway. Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam; Additional Deputy Commissioner, Harbans Lal; Project Director, NHAI, Parshotam Kumar; SDM, Ban
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Shah Faesal says 'credit a must where credit is due' amid row over Narendra Modi Stadium
2/25/2021 11:16:17 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT Jammu, Feb 25: Ex-IAS officer Shah Faesal slammed the hue and cry over naming Ahmedabad's Motera stadium as Narendra Modi Stadium and noted that credit must be given where it is due. The massive 132,000-seater that has been built at the spot where the erstwhile Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium used to stand at Motera was christened after PM Modi and is now the world's largest cricket arena as part of a larger Sardar Patel Sports Enclave which Amit Shah claims is capable of hosting the Olympics with just 6 months notice. The stadium was inaugurated by President Kovind and the Home Minister on Wednesday ahead of India's pink-ball Test against England. Lashing out at c
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‘Do not over burden common man, subsidize 19% fare hike’
2/25/2021 11:16:11 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Ajay Kumar Sadhotra senior leader Jammu & Kashmir National Conference & former minister in a press statement issued here today has expressed serious concern over 19% hike in passenger fare. He said it is unfortunate that common man has been over burdened in this time of Covid-19 when every common man is economically badly hit. Jobs have been curtailed and there is unprecedented rise in unemployment. He further said BJP Govt utterly failed to check frequent price rise in petroleum products and common man has to pay for the failure of BJP Government. Transporters were really in need of passenger fare hike but not common man. Sadhotra demanded that hike
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DB directives in PIL regarding non-implementation of provisions of SWM rules
2/25/2021 11:16:04 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Feb 25: In a Public Interest Litigation focuses on the aspect of health and hygiene in the matter of disposal of solid waste within the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. It is alleged that the health and hygiene are not up to the mark due to non-implementation of the provisions of the Solid Waste Management (SWM) Rules, 2016. A Division Bench of J&K High Court Srinagar Wing Comprising Chief Justice Pankaj Mithal and Justice Tashi Rabstan observed that it may be pertinent to mention here that under the Environmental Protection Act, 1986 and the Solid Waste Management Rules of 2016, the State has framed Solid Waste Management Bye Laws in exercise of powers
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Waheed Parra case: Police to take custody of those arrested by NIA in Davinder Singh case
2/25/2021 11:15:59 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir Police will soon take into custody suspended Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu for their custodial interrogation in a case in which PDP youth wing president Waheed-ur-Rehman Parra has been arrested, officials said on Thursday. According to documents submitted in a court, the Central Investigation Kashmir (CIK), a branch of CID mandated to probe cases under the Unlawful Activities and Prevention Act (UAPA) and the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), has informed the judge that it would be soon taking over their custody to tie up loose ends in the case. The CIK fil
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DDC Doda constitutes Childline Advisory Board
Sets monthly targets for prosecution of child labour cases
2/25/2021 11:15:49 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT DODA, Feb 25: District Development Commissioner Doda, Dr Sagar D Doifode, today constituted the Childline Advisory Board in the district to review the child protection scenario, here at a meeting of stakeholder departments. During the meeting, the DDC enquired about the routine working profile of the childline institution and also enquired the daily reporting of violation of child rights being communicated to the concerned from across the district, if any. The DDC direc
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Ramnagar constituency facing medical emergency: Harsh
2/25/2021 11:15:30 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: Seeking adequate compensation for the family of Mashqoor Ahmed, a 32 year old youth, who died last week after having been administered expired doze of ‘RiddoF’ injection by medical staff in Dudu Basantgarh area of Ramnagar constituency in District Udahmpur, Harsh Dev Singh JKNPP Chairman and Former Minister further questioned the non-initiation of any action against the delinquent officials of the Deptt despite the matter having been brought to the notice of Health Deptt as well as District administration. It was most shocking that the matter was being pushed under the carpet by the local administration and the poor family of the victim pressurized not
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DC Kathua reviews implementation of FPO scheme at DLMC meeting
2/25/2021 11:15:26 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT KATHUA, Feb 25: District Development Commissioner Kathua, Om Prakash today chaired a meeting of District Level Monitoring Committee (DLMC) for the formation and promotion of the Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) scheme in the district. Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) Scheme is Centrally sponsored scheme initiated to boost the farm sector. Under the scheme over 10,000 FPOs are targeted to be established in five years time I,e 2019-20 to 2023-24 in the country.
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280 passengers airlifted between UT Ladakh and J&K
2/25/2021 11:15:05 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT Srinagar, Feb 25: As many as 280 passengers were airlifted between Union Territories (UT) of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said on Thursday. They said 192 passengers were airlifted from Jammu to Leh in C-17 aircraft. Similarly 79 passengers, including 9 infants were airlifted from Srinagar to Leh in C 130 aircraft. The authorities operated dozens of sorties, including Kargil Courier, to airlift passengers from Kargil, Leh, Jammu and Srinagar since January Is, 2021 when the national highway, the only road connecting UT of Ladakh with Kashmir, was closed due to accumulation of snow. Now the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has cleared snow on th
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Director FCS&CA reviews functioning of department in District Samba
2/25/2021 11:15:00 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT SAMBA, Feb 25: Director, Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Jammu (FCS&CA), S. Jatinder Singh today conducted an extensive tour of Samba, Vijaypur and Bari Brahmana and reviewed the functioning and activities of the department. He was accompanied by Assistant Director Samba, Mukhter Ahmed, TSOs and other officials of FCS&CA department. The Director took stock of host of activities including Aadhar Seeding; implementation of doorstep delivery, sale of foodgrains thr
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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan: Special Camp organized to sensitize drivers
2/25/2021 11:14:31 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT RAJOURI, Feb 25: To root out the menace of drug abuse from the district, the District administration Rajouri on Thursday organized special camp to sensitize the driver community about the ill effects of drug abuse on health and the society. The sensitization programmes were organized under the overall supervision of the District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh Kumar Shavan. The awareness programme was organized under Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan with the help of
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MVD conducts driving trial; fitness test of vehicles at Mahore
2/25/2021 11:14:13 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT REASI, Feb 25: To provide the doorstep service to the common masses, the Motor Vehicle Department Reasi on Thursday organised a driving trial and fitness test of the vehicles, here at Sports Stadium Sunghri in Mahore. The Driving trial and the inspection of the vehicles was conducted under the overall supervision of the Assistant Regional Transport Officer Reasi. During the inspection of the vehicles, it was made clear that no unfit vehicle shall ply on the road. The Vehicle owners and commercial drivers were asked to take good care of the buses and mini buses. The participants were made aware about various golden rules of the traffic and they were told to avoid us
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Power shut down
2/25/2021 11:13:27 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Superintending Engineer (Distribution) JPDCL, O&M Circle, Kathua has informed that for erection of poles and HT cables and reconductoring under CSS/IPDS/PMDP Scheme, the power supply to Kaili Mandi, Main Chowk, Bhargava College, BDO Block and adjoining areas will remain affected February 26, March 02 and 03 from 10 am to 4 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Ramgarh Town will remain affected on March 03, 05 and 07 from 10 am to 4 pm. Meanwhile, for stringing of HT Line, the power supply to Saidpur, Nagri, Khokyal, Nagri Industry, Muthi Jagir and Kalyanpur will remain affected on February 26 from 10 am to 3 pm.
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Mehbooba welcomes DGMO level talks between India-Pak
2/25/2021 11:12:01 PM
Srinagar, Feb 25: Welcoming Director General of Military Operation (DGMO) level talks between India and Pakistan, former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said dialogue is the only way forward if both countries want to stop the unending cycle of violence and bloodshed across the borders and Jammu and Kashmir. Taking to micro blogging site Twitter, president of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Mehbooba said, “ A big & welcome development that India & Pakistan have agreed to a ceasefire along the LoC. Dialogue is the only way forward if both countries want to stop the unending cycle of violence & bloodshed across the borders and J&K”. She was reacting to reports that DGMO of India a
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Dr Farooq Abdullah welcomes Indo-Pak agreement on ceasefire alongside LoC, IB
2/25/2021 11:11:55 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 25: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference Party President and Member of Parliament from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah on Thursday welcomed the agreement between the DGMOS of India and Pakistan armies to observe ceasefire alongside LOC,IB , saying the measure will go a long way towards sustainable peace between the two neighboring countries. The agreement between the DGMOS of India and Pakistan will go a long way in ushering long lasting peace alongside LOC, and IB, Said Party President while welcoming the development. “NC has always been a strong votary of Indo-Pak peace. It is the people of Jammu and Kashmir that have been facing the brunt of esca
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J&K Students Association urge LG to re-advertise, reframe eligibility for horti students
2/25/2021 10:35:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: J&K Students Association here on Wednesday urged Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir Manoj Sinha to re-advertise and reframe eligibility criteria for Horticulture Graduate Students. In a Joint Statement, Vice President Junaid Rather and General Secretary of Association Danish Lone urged LG Administration to address the genuine grievances of Students without any delay rather. It is absurd that one-year diploma holders (BHT) are eligible for Horticulture Technician-1V posts whereas the professional degree holders (B. Sc. Horticulture graduates) are not eligible. Despite holding master’s and doctorate degrees in horticulture, all are jobless. Not a
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J&K Biodiversity Council holds maiden meeting
2/25/2021 10:34:54 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU Feb 25: The first meeting of J&K Biodiversity Council was today held here at Van Bhawan, Jammu under the Chairmanship of Principal Chief Conservator Forests/HoFF & Chairman Biodiversity Council, J&K, Dr. Mohit Gera. The Biodiversity Council was constituted by Government of Jammu & Kashmir with the objective of conservation of biological diversity, sustainable use of its components and fair and equitable sharing of benefits arising out of the use of biological resources and knowledge. During the meeting, the council was apprised of the progress made on constitution of Biodiversity Management Committees and status on preparation of People’s Biodiversity Regis
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Delimitation be based on 2021 census, with no capping of assembly seats: SSP
2/25/2021 10:34:48 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Col Pathania, President Sainik Samaj Party, JKUT appreciated the call given by Lt Governor, inviting the views of various political parties, in the process of delimitation. Extension of tenure of chairperson by another six months, again is a welcome step, and shows the intention of holding assembly elections at the earliest possible time frame. However, few things are essential, before holding of election and union government as well Lt Governor, must deliberate on these critical issues, to ensure that a fair democratic system prevails. Basing the delimitation on fresh census is imperative, as census of 2011 was highly fudged, manipulated and mislea
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IIT Jammu, J&K education dept sign MoU to improve quality of education
2/25/2021 10:34:39 PM
EArly Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: IIT Jammu and the Higher Education Department has inked a memorandum of understanding to pave the way for improving the state of higher education in Jammu and Kashmir. The MoU was signed on Wednesday evening with an aim to collaborate in order to help the union territory with the best academic resources, officials said. It was signed at a meeting chaired by IIT Jammu Director Manoj Singh Gaur and Talat Parvez Rohella, commissioner secretary, Department of Higher Education. The IIT is prepared to share the state-of-art research resources and infrastructure with the educational institutions in order to enhance the quality of research in the region, th
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2 Govt buildings vacated in Rajouri
2/25/2021 10:34:31 PM
EArly Times Report RAJOURI, Feb, 25: Carrying forward its efforts to put the government buildings into public use, two more Panchayat Ghar buildings have been vacated from illegal occupants, here. Officials said that the two buildings that have been vacated include one of Alal Panchayat in Thanamandi and another at Badal in Khawas. They said that panchayat ghar Allal in Thanamandi tehsil was under illegal occupation for last 20 years, while Panchayat Ghar Badal Khawas was under illegal occupation since 2003. "Executive magistrates of the area assisted by police got both the buildings vacated and brought the same in public use." Deputy Commissioner Rajouri Rajesh Shavan said. He added t
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Arrangements for JKSSB Class IV Exam finalized in Rajouri
2/25/2021 10:34:24 PM
EArly Times Report RAJOURI, Feb, 25: Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Rajesh K Shavan on Thursday chaired a meeting to finalise the arrangements for smooth conduct of OMR based objective type written exam for Class IV posts to be conducted by J&K Service Selection Board. The meeting was informed that the examination shall be held on 27th, 28th and 01 March, 2021 from 12 noon to 2 pm at 22 examination centers. It was decided that Superintendents, Deputy Superintendents, and supervisors shall be engaged for the purpose, besides required invigilators i.e one invigilator on every 24 students would also be deployed. Moreover, the Information Department was asked to ensure full video coverage
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Dheeraj Gupta reviews implementation of transfer of funds, functions, functionaries to Municipal Bodies of JK
2/25/2021 10:34:07 PM
EArly Times Report JAMMU, Feb 25: Principal Secretary, Housing and Urban Development Department (H&UDD), Dheeraj Gupta, today reviewed implementation of transfer of funds, functions and functionaries to various Municipal Bodies of the Union Territory including Jammu Municipal Corporation, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Urban Local Bodies, Jammu and Kashmir. It was informed that seven departments have issued orders in pursuance to the decision taken earlier by the Administrative Council.
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Huge response of youth in Army Recruitment Rally at Sunjuwan
2/25/2021 10:33:54 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: A huge response from energetic youth of Jammu Division was witnessed at ongoing Army Recruitment Rally at Sunjuwan Military Station. The Rally started on 15 Feb 2021 and will continue upto 6 March 2021. Post COVID, this is the first Recruitment Rally to join Indian Army for the youth of Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Poonch, Rajouri, Udhampur, Doda, Kishtwar and Ramban districts of Jammu Division. Approximately 40,000 candidates registered online and till date almo
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LG should consider our demands on priority: DTEA
2/25/2021 10:33:38 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: The ongoing agitation of Dharmarth Trust Employees Association (DTEA) entered 87th day while chain hunger strike entered 60th day on Thursday in support of their demands to constitute a shrine board for all the temples under Dharmarth trust. Striking employees assembled in a large number and raised slogans against the government. Speaking on the occasion, President of the Association, Vivek Bandral urged the Lt Governor, Manoj Sinha to constitute a commi
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Shiv Sena holds protest against Rahul Gandhi’s statement
2/25/2021 10:33:21 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: The workers of Dogra Front & Shiv Sena under the leadership of their president Ashok Gupta took out a protest rally in Jammu city against Rahul Gandhi for belittling the North Indian voters to gain some votes in Southern India for the upcoming elections. Adressing the protesters, Ashok Gupta said that few days back Rahul Gandhi was in the Northeast, spewing venom against the western part of India. Today in the South he is spewing venom against the North.
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Advisor Bhatnagar conducts surprise inspection of GHSS Chandi Lora, CHC Gulmarg
2/25/2021 10:33:09 PM
EARly Times Report BARAMULLA, Feb 25: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today conducted surprise inspections of Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS), Chandi Lora, Tangmarg and CHC Gulmarg and took stock of the infrastructure at the institute and facilities provided by the health centre to the public. The Advisor was accompanied by senior officials of school education department and health department while on tour. During his visit to GHSS, Chandi Lora, Advisor Bha
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CII J&K holds annual session
2/25/2021 10:32:55 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Confederation of Indian Industry held its annual session and elected its new office bearers for the year 2020-21. On the sidelines of its annual session a webinar on “Reboot J&K - Seeking New Possibilities” was held. During the webinar officers of various departments from J&K administration addressed the participants. The participants were welcomed by chairman CII J&K Farooq Amin, CEO Kanwal Foods. Naveen Choudhury, Principal Secretary, Agriculture and
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JKOPA celebrates Printers’ Day with children of Bal Ashram
2/25/2021 10:32:41 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: J&K Offset Printers Association (JKOPA), celebrated the birthday of the Father of the Printing, Johannes Gutenberg here today. Gutenberg was a German blacksmith, goldsmith, printer and publisher who introduced printing to the world and his birthday is celebrated as Printers’ Day. JKOPA members celebrated this Day with the children of Bal Ashram, Ambphalla Jammu J&K-UT by giving small amount of Cheque of their Daily Needs including Meal, Chairs etc. These ch
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Shiv Sena expel members for anti party activities
2/25/2021 10:32:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: In an emergency meeting of the core committee of Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray J&K unit led by president UT , J&K Manish Sahni here today expelled Ashwani Gupta ,Raj Singh, Raju Salaria Sanjeev Sudan and Ramash Gupta. Sahni expressed that these members were indulged in collecting donations from industrial units of Bari Brahmna and Samba forcibly there were many other complaints against these persons. He further said that some of these members have o
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Dulhasti Power Station conducts quarterly meeting of OLIC
2/25/2021 10:32:12 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT KISHTWAR, Feb 25: Dulhasti Power Station conducted fourth quarterly meeting of year 2020-21 of the Official Language Implementation Committee (OLIC) under the chairmanship of Nirmal Singh, General Manager (In-charge), Dulhasti Power Station today. During the meeting, the status of implementation of official language in all the Departments/Offices of Dulhasti Power Station was thoroughly reviewed. While chairing the meeting on the occasion, Nirmal Singh reviewed the work
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Brahman Sabha for Hindi as J&K’s official language, urges LG to issue order
2/25/2021 10:31:58 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Feb 25: Dogra Brahman Pratinidhi Sabha, Parade, Jammu today appealed to the Lt Governor of J&K to come out with executive order for performing all official and administrative work in Hindi as Hindi and other languages have already declared official languages. “Since erstwhile Jammu & Kashmir has now become Union Territory, all administrative and officials meetings and issuance of further orders should be in Hindi language,” said Ved Parkash Sharma, president of DB
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Vishwakarma Prakat Diwas celebrated
2/25/2021 10:31:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Yuva Shilpkar Union (YSU) organized a grand function today on the eve of Vishwakarma Prakat Diwas at Main Chowk Janipur under the chairmanship of Satish Kotwal ( President). Raman Chalotra , Vice Chairman , Shree Vishwakarma Library and Research Centre (SVLARC), New Plot was guest of honour. Satish Kotwal , told that Lord Vishwakarma is most relevant today and all should worship him . He reiterated the demand of a “Gazetted Holiday” on Vishwakarma Prakat
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Deputy Mayor inaugurates Bikaner Mishthan Bhandar
2/25/2021 10:31:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 25: Deputy Mayor Purnima Sharma along with Kapil Verma inaugurated Bikaner Mishthan Bhandar near Canara Bank, Sector-03, Channi Himmat. The restaurant was opened by Deepu Singh Rajguru under the Aatamnirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan. After inaugurating the restaurant, Purnima Sharma was felicitated by Rajasthani Pagadi as she graced the occasion as the chief guest. Speaking on the occasion she said that due to the COVID-19 pandemic many people lost their jobs and fac
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