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Municipal Committee organizes rally
1/21/2018 12:27:15 AM
Early Times Report samba, Jan 20: Municipal Committee Samba organized a rally under the banner of Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan and aware to the general Public and shopkeeper in samba town here today. The rally flag off by MLA Samba Dr DK Manyal Samba whereas the executive officer of the municipal committee samba Jodh Raj was also participated in the rally. The awareness rally started from Hari Singh Chowk Samba and Passing through Link road samba, Border road, National Highway, New bus stand samba and return again municipal committee office samba. A large number of students of the Gurukul Public school Samba and employees of the Municipal committee Samba were participated in the rally. On th
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Award for Media Coverage of House Proceedings: Speaker nominates panel
1/21/2018 12:27:08 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The Speaker Legislative Assembly, Mr Kavinder Gupta today nominated a 7-member Committee headed by Legislator, Mian Altaf Ahmad to decide the "Media Award" for the best coverage of the proceedings of the State Legislature. The members of the Committee include Legislators, Vikar Rasool Wani, Mohammad Yousuf Bhat and Rajesh Gupta and senior journalists O P Sharma, S P Sharma and Bashir Manzar. According to a notification issued by the Legislative Assembly Secretariat, the Committee shall submit its consolidated report regarding the media coverage of the proceedings of the Budget and Autumn Sessions 2018-19 of the State Legislature, so that the awards are co
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People of state worst victims of acrimony between India and Pakistan: Mehbooba
1/20/2018 11:59:17 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 20: Concerned over the rising cases of ceasefire violations along the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said that the people of the state are the worst victims of the hostility between the India and Pakistan. "Distraught to hear of three more civilians caught in the crossfire on the border. The people of Jammu and Kashmir are the worst victims of the acrimony between the two neighbouring countries. I pray that the hostility on the borders ends soon," she said. The CM made the remark after three people were killed and six injured in firing by Pakistani troops along the International Border (IB) and LoC in Jammu division fo
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Teachers must be intellectually alive: AJKLTF
1/20/2018 11:59:04 PM
Early Times Report Poonch, Jan 20: Poonch unit of All Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation (AJKLTF) today organized "Kartavya Bodh Divas" at Boys Higher Secondary School here. Sudarshan Sharma, principal of the institution was the chief guest on the occasion. While the programme was presided over by Darshan Bharti, State Vice President of AJKLTF/ABRSM. Sanjeev Dutta, District Vice President read the welcome address and highlighted the activities of AJKLTF. Speaking on the occasion, Sudarshan Sharma said, "The role of Teachers is not only to shape the minds of the younger generation on positive lines, development of a scientific and humanistic attitude and temper and self disc
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25 injured as Mini bus turns turtle
1/20/2018 11:58:57 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, Jan 20: 25 persons were injured when a Mini bus turned turtle at near Majalta in District Udhampur. According to the reports a Mini bus bearing reg. no. JK14C-8119- was on its way from Chanunta to Majalta at near Majalta driver lost the control over the vehicle and turned turtle in the road and SHO Majalta Surinder Sambyal rush the spot with police team and took the injured persons to PHC Majalta and DH Udhampur. The injured persons identified as, Hamni Bandral (17) Daughter of Romesh Singh of Katheel, Nisha Verma (30) wife of Karan Kumar of Katheel, Divya Bandral (17) Daughter of Jatinder Singh of Katheel, Arun (17) son of Uttam Chand of Jansal, Arun Bhar
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Power shut down
1/20/2018 11:58:50 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 20: In order to carry out de-stringing work of 132 KV Transmission Line between tower location 02 and 03 of 132 KV Canal-Miran Sahib Transmission Line under Airport Expansion project, the power supply to Warehouse and its adjoining area shall remain affected onJanuary 21 from 10 am to 04 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Sohanjana, Mandal flian, Khandwak, Surya Chak, New Satwari, Airforce, Military Hospital, New Basti, Narwal Pine, Airport, Military Cantt, Shastri Nagar, Digiana, Satwari and its adjoining area shall remain affected on January 22 from 10 am to 04 pm.
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Business establishments booked, fine realized by LMD
1/20/2018 11:58:44 PM
Early Times Report REASI, Jan 20: Acting on a complaint by consumers, Department of Legal Metrology, Reasi booked a dealer of Hindustan Petroleum Gas Corporation Limited for overcharging on domestic LPG cylinders from the consumers at Pouni (Reasi). During the inspection Inspector Legal Metrology Vicky Sharma under the supervision of Assistant Controller Legal Metrology Reasi Kuldeep Raj found that the dealer is selling the LPG (14.2kg) domestic cylinders to the consumers at the rate of Rs. 840 against the MRP of 809.50 fixed by the oil companies for District Reasi. Inspector Legal Metrology booked sales officer of HPCL and Proprietor of the Gas Agency for violation of J&K Weights and M
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JMC to focus on improving sanitation scenario: Commissioner
1/20/2018 11:58:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Ramesh Kumar, Commissioner, Jammu Municipal Corporation stated that in the ongoing Swachh Survekashan-2018, Corporation shall focus on improving sanitation scenario within the Jammu City. He added that the concerned Officers/Officials have been impressed upon to take concrete steps for maintaining proper sanitation by deploying adequate men and machinery. He stated that the Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India has launched Swachhata App which can be downloaded by the residents of the City for giving their feedback relating to the sanitation of their respective areas. He further informed that Swachh Survekashan 2018 is going on and the feedback
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Bhandara on Basant Panchami
1/20/2018 11:58:24 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Jan 20: Jarad Biradari will organise a Bhandara at Devsathal of Kuldevi Bua Satyawati and Baba Bank Nath at village Odh Ghagwal Tehsil of Samba on Monday, 22 of 2018. Pandit Rajkumar, Pandit Vishwanath, Ramesh Chander said that besides Prashar and Jarad Biradari the other people of area also participate in the community fest. Hawan kirtan shall be observed before Bhandara.
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District Bar Association celebrates Basant Panchami
1/20/2018 11:58:16 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Jan 20: A simple but impressive function was organised today by District Bar Association, Udhampur in the Court Complex to celebrate the festival of Basant Panchami. On the occasion, Adv Surinder Khajuria, President, Bar Association Udhampur along with Adv Sahil Raina, Secretary, distributed halwa amongst the Advocates as well as general public. The programme was presided over by the Principal District & Sessions Judge, Udhampur, K S Parihar and attended by CJM Udhampur Balbir Ram and Additional Special Mobile Magistrate Udhampur, Anjana Rajput. While speaking on the occasion, Adv Surinder Khajuria demanded that since the pious festival of Basant Panchami i
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Constitution of House committee on bungling in SKUAST- J welcomed
1/20/2018 11:57:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: SKUAST-J Non Teaching Employees Association today held press conference under leadership of P.D.K. Uppal, President of the association wherein he welcomed the decision taken by Chairman, Legislative Council, Haji Anayat Ali to form a House Committee to enquire into the alleged lapses/mismanagement and negligence in running E-Studio and Mega Seed Unit in SKUAST-Jammu. He alleged that mismanagement took place by the erstwhile authorities (Dr. B.Mishra the t
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Lady doctor, 3 others held on charges of attempt to murder
1/20/2018 11:54:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: A renowned doctor from Kathua along with 3 persons were arrested by Kathua police on Saturday for allegedly misleading the Police. The lady doctor was arrested on the charges of hatching a conspiracy to murder her husband who was stabbed last night. As per the source Kathua police booked 3 persons who stabbed the victim near his house when he returned from the market. Sources said husband and wife were having strained relations and further investigations are on.
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Data-based methods being introduced for road safety: Minister
1/20/2018 11:54:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The Jammu and Kashmir government today said that scientific data and technology based methods were being introduced to ensure safety on roads and regulate traffic. For this, the government is working to introduce the Road Accident Data Management System (RADMS). This would enable the motor vehicles department (MVD) to take data-based decisions, Transport minister said in the state Legislative Assembly. He was replying to the demand for grants of the transport department. The department has initiated the implementation of multiple measures in addition to the RADMS. These include web- based services, replacement of paper documents with smart cards, digit
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Commercial Taxes employees constitute State, division at executive body
1/20/2018 11:54:10 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: J&K Commercial Taxes Employees today convened a meeting under the chairmanship of State President Nazir Ahmed Bhat in which all cadres of employees participated and deliberated in detail on the issues being faced by the Commercial Taxes Non-Gazetted Employees. During the course of the meeting, all the speakers show grave concern towards the glitches faced by them and stressed upon the association to take remedial measures and redressal thereof. Further, th
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Why love with Pakistan when it is killing innocents on Borders, asks Congress legislator
1/20/2018 11:54:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Congress Legislative Party Leader today questioned bonhomie between the National Security Advisor Ajeet Doval with his Pakistan counter party in Thailand's capital Bangkok at the time when people on borders in Jammu and Kashmir are regularly becoming the cannon fodder of guns. Congress legislator while reacting to the BJP Minster statement that Pakistan is being given a befitting reply and Indian security forces are capable to strike inside the Pakistan, said that at the time people are dying on border, the BJP Government at centre are exchanging parlays through back channel dialogues, contrary to the party (BJP) stand who are talking about taking tough
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India, Pak should reconcile through peace, dialogue: Veeri
1/20/2018 11:54:00 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Senior PDP leader and Minister for Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today bated for reconciliation process through talks with Pakistan for peace to prevail on borders. Veeri while replying to opposition onslaught against the government failure to protect the loss of lives and properties was giving a statement on behalf of the government in the house on the cross-firing on LoC since last three days. eeri said that his party's stand has been to start a process of reconciliation just like former prime minister A B Vajpayee had started. As per the Minister statement, there has been a spurt in firing from across the border on the IB/ LOC
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NC, Cong MLA's assail transport Minister over poor state of SRTC busses
1/20/2018 11:53:52 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Senior National Conference leader and Congress Legislator today assailed transport Minister over poor state of Affairs in transport department as well as the poor condition of the SRTC busses in the state. Speaking during a discussion on grants on transport department, NC Legislator rued the poor condition of the SRTC vehicles plying on various routes of the state and outside state and ask the transport Minister to look into the fitness of these vehicles. He said that it is matter of state of sorry affairs that a private transporters purchase a vehicle and after a year, the same transporters purchase another vehicle from the Profit earn from the same veh
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AJKPA stage protest
1/20/2018 11:53:40 PM
Early Times Report SAMBA, Jan 20: All Jammu and Kashmir Patwar Association stage a strong protest demonstration at Nandi Hills DC office complex Samba here today. The protest held under the Leadership of Mushtaq Ahmed Ganaie Vice president of the state AJKPA. According to the report, a large number of Girdawars and Patwaries of district Samba and Kathua assembled in DC office complex Nandni Hills samba, they raised slogan and shouting against the concerning department. They alleged that stri
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Civil Society welcomes Acharya Balkrishna to Jammu
1/20/2018 11:53:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The visit of Acharya Balkrishna, CEO Patanjali and Founder Yog Peeth and Divya Yog Mandir Trust, Haridwar to Jammu (J&K) particularly to DPS Jammu and DPS Nagbani has been welcomed by all the sections of the society where he advised everyone to follow the principle of simple living and high thinking. He was very much impressed with the knowledge of Yoga of the students of J&K state. Acharya stated that we should practice Yoga regularly and have controlled
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Shaheen urges workers to gear up for Panchayat polls
1/20/2018 11:52:49 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: State President Janata Dal United J&K State G.M Shaheen held press conference at Hotel Ramada. Addressing the press conference Shaheen appreciated the Party cadre for warm welcome of National President Janata Dal United Natish Kumar. Shaheen further advised the workers to gear up the party for coming panchayat election and further expressed that our doors are opened for those who are capable of running the state but are devoid of entry in real working in pol
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ABVP announces Ranbir Higher Secondary School Unit
1/20/2018 11:51:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad announced its unit in Ranbir Higher Secondary School, in a meeting held in the campus in the leadership of ABVP Parade Zone President Sparsh Gupta and Secretary Akshit Baru. The team is announced for the session of 2017-2018 which comprises of 26 students of different streams. Arun Choudhary is announced as the President, Nitish as Secretary, Suraj Bali and Abhishek Manhas as Vice-Presidents, Wajid, Sushil Sarthik, Ayush R
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Situation tense; 4 more martyred in ceasefire violation on LOC, IB
1/20/2018 10:46:54 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: A soldier and a 17-year-old boy were among four people killed and 11 others including two BSF men were injured along the Line of Control in Poonch district and on the international border on Saturdayas Pakistan pounded Indian posts and forward villages. Saturday's casualties have taken the death toll to 10 since Wednesday. Pakistan Rangers targeted over 30 Indian posts and border villages from RS Pura sector to Akhnoor sector north of Jammu from 5:40 AM afte
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Police sounds 'red alert', asks border residents to shift
1/20/2018 10:46:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Police today sounded a "red alert" and asked border dwellers to move out of their areas as the situation is "sensitive" in wake of continuous shelling by Pakistan troops. "The administration has sounded a red alert across the area (Jammu region) and asked people to move out", the Jammu and Kashmir Police said in a advisory. It further said "villages on the border area of Jammu province are dark and deserted. The area is being continuously shelled. The people fled to safety". "Innocents are being killed for no fault of theirs. No doubt, in the present scenario, the situation is sensitive, the government is alert and things are take
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Pak targets hamlet of milkmen Gujjars
1/20/2018 10:46:23 PM
Early Times Report RS Pura, Jan 20: A pall of gloom descended on Jorafarm, popularly known as the 'hamlet of milkmen Gujjars', as their hundreds of their 'kullas' (grass houses) were gutted and scores of bovines perished in the shelling by Pakistan troops. The hamlet situated close to the International Border (IB) in R S Pura houses over 100 families and is famous as a supplier of milk and milk products to Jammu, the winter capital of the state. "We have lost everything. Our kullas have been gutted in Pakistan mortar shelling and animals have perished. They were our source of income. We curse Pakistan for targeting civilians", Sattar Din, a resident, told . Din and other villagers were
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Amid tension over borders, health employees asked to be on duty
1/20/2018 10:46:19 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Jan 20: Keeping in view the mounting tension on the Line of Control and International Border due to increasing skirmishes between both the armies in Jammu division, Director Health Service's has cancelled all the leaves of the health department employees. Vide his office circular No.DHS/J/Adm/17155-60 dt 20/1/2018 keeping in view the prevailing situation on the borders in jammu division, all the sanctioned leaves of any kind in favour of doctors / para medical staff in all the districts of Jammu division are hereby cancelled hence forth. All the doctors/ paramedical staff on sanctioned leaves in Jammu, Samba,Kathua,Rajouri and Poonch districts have been dir
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DyCM visits relief camps
1/20/2018 10:46:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 20: Deputy Chief Minister Dr Nirmal Singh today visited the relief camps at R.S Pura and got first hand appraisal of the arrangements put in place there for the border firing hit people. Interacting with people at these camps, the Deputy Chief Minister said that the government is making every effort for the safety and security of cross border firing affected people putting up in various relief camps. Receiving brief account from the district administration regarding the measures put in place to provide necessary help to the affected people, the Deputy Chief Minister asked for maintaining close coordination among all concerned departments to provide every he
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Omar bats for talks between Indo-Pak national security advisors
1/20/2018 10:46:08 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 20 : Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today strongly batted for talks between the national security advisors of India and Pakistan to end ceasefire violations. He was reacting to the ceasefire violations by Pakistan along International Border in Jammu in which five people, including three civilians and two BSF personnel, were killed and 28 others injured in the past two days. "I hope that our NSA (Ajit Doval) can pick up the phone and talk to his counterpart (retired Lt Gen. Nasser Khan Janjua) in Pakistan to put an end to ceasefire violations," he told reporters here. "The ceasefire must hold. The shelling and violence on the Internati
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Influential AEE gets attachment order cancelled within month
1/20/2018 10:45:46 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report POONCH, Jan 20: An AEE in PHE department was attached on non-performance basis one month ago has been able to get his order cancelled and continues at his place of posting due to his approach in the corridors of power source said here today. Over a month ago, secretary to govt M Raju had issued an order of attachment to some officials of PHE department including XEn Poonch and AEE PHE Sub division Mendhar Muneer Khan on their poor performance. Muneer being highly influential person and having close links with higher ups in the corridors of power Managed to get his order of attachment cancelled within one month . He has been asked to continue as AEE PHE Sub di
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Disillusioned youth get easily exploited?
State’s highest unemployment rate in India
1/20/2018 10:45:41 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Jan 20: Jammu and Kashmir has the highest unemployment rate in the country with officials believe that many youth in the valley get easily exploited by several elements due to lack of job opportunities. The state has witnessed 12.23 unemployment percentage. The data compiled jointly by the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) and Bombay Stock Exchange (BME) says that unemployment rate in J&K was higher than the national average, which stands at 4.7 per cent. The number of unemployed youths registered in various district employments and counselling centres of the state was recorded over 6 lakh. The data puts South Indian state, Kerala at the second numb
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SDM compels NT to resign
1/20/2018 10:45:32 PM
Early Times Report RAMBAN, Jan 20: A Naib Tehsildar of Sub-Division Mahore namely Gulam Ali Malik posted at Niabat Chasana today tendered his resignation after being harassed by SDM Mohd Yaseen Chowdhary after the conclusion of public meeting at Shergari on Jan 18. The copies of resignation letters have been submitted to Deputy Commissioner Reasi and Tehsildar Chasana. In a statement, the aggrived presently posted at Niabat Chasana said that the SDM has always pressurized and misbehaved with me owing to unknown reasons and when he harassed me at Shergari after closing of a public meeting, I took decision to resign. The strife between two arose when people appealed SDM in public meeti
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PMAY scheme launched in 2015, separate Mission directorate yet to be established
Employees engaged under scheme, works without salary for 10 months
1/20/2018 10:45:26 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 20: Launched with much fanfare in the year 2015, the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) scheme has failed to establish separate Mission Directorate due to which the employees engaged under this scheme have been working without salary for the last over 10 months. Sources informed Early Times that at present the scheme was being executed by Housing and Urban Development (HUDD) under a flagship programme 'Housing for All'. The urban mission is being implemented in all the 78 towns and two capital cities of Jammu and Srinagar in two phases. Commissioner Secretary of the department concern is the In-charge Mission Director constituted state level technical Cell an
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Pandemonium in Assembly, Govt assures action against police officers
Rape, Murder of minor girl in Kathua
1/20/2018 10:29:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The Jammu and Kashmir Assembly today witnessed pandemonium for around 45 minutes over rape and murder of 8 year old girl in Kathua whose dead body was found from bushes in Hiranagar Kathua couple of days ago. Raising the issue in Jammu and Kashmir Assembly, Congress Legislator alleged cover up added that it is not possible for a 15 year old arrested by the police to kidnap a girl and dumped at a place which is 3 KM away and did such brutalities on the deceased minor. He said that police and government are making an attempt to cover up the case and demanded justice for the deceased girl. He said that since last three days they are raising the issue an
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CJM sent accused to Juvenile home
Kathua murder case
1/20/2018 10:28:41 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: In a much publicized murder of minor girl at Hiranagar, Chief Judicial Magistrate Kathua Amarjeet Singh Langeh today sent the accused Shubham Sangra S/o Om Parkash Sangra R/o ward no.10, Hiranagar at present Rassana Tehsil Hiranagar to Juvenile Home RS Pura for 10 days. Shubham Sangra was produced in the Court of CJM by SI Anand Dutta of Police Station, Hiranagar in connection with F.I.R. No. 10 of 2018 for offences under sections 363 , 343 and 302 of RPC alongwith Case Diary with the prayer for grant of ten days remand to Juvenile Home in respect of delinquent/juvenile. CJM Kathua Amarjeet Singh Langeh after perusal of the Case Dairy obse
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HC directs Estate Dept to maintain status quo regarding allotment of Set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi
1/20/2018 10:28:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: A Single Bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Estates Department to maintain Status Quo with regard to the allotment of Set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi which is in possession of Pushpa Devi petitioner herein. Impugned in this petition is order No. 27-DE of 2018 dated 10.01.2018 passed by respondent No. 2, whereby the set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi which is claimed by the petitioner Pushpa Devi to be in her possession as allottee thereof, has been allotted to respondent No. 5. The petitioner has assailed the order aforesaid inter-alia on the ground that set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi, aforesaid has been allotted in
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Govt providing Rs. 1.50 lakh to each surrendered militant
1/20/2018 10:28:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The Government of Jammu and Kashmir in a written reply to AQ.No 320 of NC legislator Shamin Firdous stated that as a part of government's surrender policy, each surrender militant is entitled to Rs. 1.50 lakh financial assistance in the form of FDR to be encashed after three years beside the government also provide him incentives @Rs.2000/month till the period of three years, beside also made a payment of monetary incentives for surrender weapons. In response to the question on issuing the passports to ex and surrender militants, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in her written reply stated that the passport case of an application who has been local trained
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Terrorists hurl grenade at Police Station
1/20/2018 10:28:16 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 20: Terrorists from an identified group on Saturday hurled a grenade at a police station in Shopian district. Unconfirmed reports suggested no person was injured in the explosion. The terrorists soon fled from the place after the incident. Alarmed after the incident, the security forces along with Jammu and Kashmir police cordoned off the area and launched a rigorous search operation. Earlier, eight police personnel sustained in a grenade attack by militants at Tehsil office in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir. "Eight policemen were injured after some terrorists in a cowardly act, hurled a grenade at Tehsil office in Pulwama," a police spokesm
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HM attempts to revive militancy in Kishtwar, SPO runs away with AK-47
1/20/2018 10:28:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: A Special Police Officer (SPO) of Jammu and Kashmir Police late last night deserted Police Station Nawapachi of Marwah in Kishtwar District along with an automatic rifle AK 47, it's magazine and rounds. The SPO was identified as Mohammad Yaseen by the police sources and is a local native of the the Marwah hailing from Sishlan hamlet of Renie village in Marwah. Police has launched a manhunt to nab him. Police sources said that the cop was found missing since late last night and when he did not return, his colleagues raise the alarm which led to the disclosure that the said cop has deserted the police station and had join the militancy ranks in the gro
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Govt taking credible steps to meet staff shortage in schools: Altaf Bukhari
1/20/2018 10:28:00 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Minister for Education informed the House that government is abreast with problem of staff strength dearth in the government schools and to overcome the problem 2150 teacher vacancies have been referred to the recruiting agencies for filling up these on fast track basis. Replying to a specific question, the Education Minister said that of 22 High Schools in Uri constituency only High School Bimyar and High School Nowshera are presently without Headmasters. He said that 32 posts of masters are presently vacant in various schools of Uri constituency. However, he said the services of senior-most Masters have been provided to the headless High Schools fa
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HC directs status quo over allotment of Govt accommodation
1/20/2018 10:27:52 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: A Single Bench of Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the Estates Department to maintain Status Quo with regard to the allotment of Set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi which is in possession of Pushpa Devi, petitioner herein. Impugned in this petition is order No. 27-DE of 2018 dated 10.01.2018 passed by respondent No. 2, whereby the set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi which is claimed by the petitioner Pushpa Devi to be in her possession as allottee thereof, has been allotted to respondent No. 5. The petitioner has assailed the order aforesaid on the ground that set No. 24, Officer Hostel Panjtirthi, has been allotted in her favour and she co
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30 people died, 253 injured in man-wild animal conflict in 2 years
1/20/2018 10:27:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The government of Jammu and Kashmir today said that 30 people were killed while as many as 253 were injured in growing man-wild animal conflict in state in last two years. In reply to AQ.No 242 of NC legislator, the Minister in charge Forest stated that Control Rooms had been established at strategic points which work round the clock to prevent the conflict and to take preventive measures in this regard. The government stated that the control rooms are equipped with tranquilizing guns, medicines, capture nets beside cages were also installed at vulnerable points to capture wild animals that poses threat to life and property. The government stated that
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Border residents living in fear due to Pak firing
1/20/2018 10:27:28 PM
Early Times Report ARNIA, Jan 20: Blood splattered compounds, smashed window panes and demolished roofs are all that are left of houses in border hamlets which have been battered in Pakistani firing and shelling in the last three days. A smell of gunpowder lingers in these villages whose residents are living in increasing fear. Nine people, including 5 civilians, have been killed and 47 injured in ceasefire violations over last three days. "We were living in the shadow of death. Mortar bombs were raining on our houses and we thought we would die any moment but the police brought us out from the Sai Khurd village in Arnia," Ratno Devi said. Ceasefire violations along the LoC: War of wo
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Grazing land occupied illegally in Udhampur, admin promises strict action
1/20/2018 10:27:20 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Jan 20: Udhampur has been caught up so many flaws as a whole and then emerged one more issue regarding the state lands which are actually meant for animals grazing. Talking about illegal land encroachments being seen all over the District, those high powered Richie Richs who haven't even spared the animals. The saga is about the grazing lands approximately 37 Kanals at Barat nagar with Khasra no. 485/164 This land is meant to be for the cattle who are supposed to feed on the grass and weed which is growing there. But it is very disheartening to see mean public encroaching and taking them over without any legal right and substance. People are making struc
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NC, Congress create ruckus over border firing
1/20/2018 10:26:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: The opposition National Conference and Congress today created ruckus inside Assembly over civilian killings and security forces killings in a border firing along the International Border and LoC in Jammu region accusing the PDP-BJP government of failure in saving the lives and the properties of the people living on border areas. As soon as house resumed its business, NC and Congress legislators stood on their feet demanding statement from the government ov
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Congress raises problems of border residents
1/20/2018 10:25:01 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Congress Party workers led by PCC Secretary Pawan Raina, today staged a protest over the continuous ceasefire being faced by the people who are living on borders areas. While addressing, he said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir, especially those living near LoC and Indo-Pak border, are directly affected by the prevailing situation between the two countries, which is a cause of great concern for all of us and expressed sympathies with the border people
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PDP leader visits border village Jerda
1/20/2018 10:19:17 PM
Early Times Report Vijaypur, Jan 20: Peoples' Democratic Party (PDP) senior leader Vijay Kumar Baba today visited border village at Jerda in Ramgarh sector of samba. He appealed to the people to move safer places so the no loss of life and property. But people said we were move to safer places but what to do with animals. People of village also showed up a mortar shell to Vijay Choudhary who fell down in the home and fired by Pakistani rangers today morning. There are two poor families liv
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After 7 years, Bhaderwah-Gundoh road gets NOC from Forest department
1/20/2018 10:18:47 PM
Early Times Report Bhaderwah, Jan 20: After seven years wait, the forest department has finally given "No Objection" Certificate for construction of Bhaderwah Gundoh road 15 Km stretch through forest area. The forest department had earlier refrained from giving its approval fearing the road connectivity through forest area would disturb the region. Not only this, the political interference also created the obstacles in the completion of the Bhaderwah Gundoh road. The construction of the Bh
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NGPPWF holds protest in support of demands
1/20/2018 10:18:08 PM
Early Times Report Vijaypur, Jan 20: Non Gazetted Police Pensioners Welfare Forum (NGPPWF) today staged a protest demonstration against the State government at BDO Block ground Vijaypur. The protest was held under the Chairmanship of Ajit Singh. According to the reports, a large number of retired police pensioners assembled in BDO block ground vijaypur today after noon. They raised slogan and shouting against the state government. They alleged that Govt Order No. 229- F of 2014 date 1
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NC leader visits RS Pura to meet border victims
1/20/2018 10:16:46 PM
Early Times Report RS Pura, Jan 20: S. Gurdeep Singh Sasan-Vice President National Conference Jammu Province today visited RS Pura to take stock of the situation aroused after ceasefire violation. Addressing the different meetings, Sasan castigated the Government for its total failure in rehabilitating border sufferers. He said that there is the complete lack of medical facilities, availability of doctors, bullet proof vehicles and medicines. He further said that the people are left at the
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VC SKUAST-Jammu visits Organic Training Centre Talwara
1/20/2018 10:14:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Vice Chancellor (VC) of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Jammu (SKUAST-J), Dr. P K Sharma visited Organic Training Centre, Talwara in Reasi district of J&K. He visited many organic crops growers in Talwara and Kansi Patta villages and appreciated their efforts specifically on organic farming. While visiting the farmers' fields he gave many technical guidelines to the organic farmers and narrated that organic farming is need of the hour. He added that the chemical farming is causing the ill-effects on the human beings and animals. He stressed on the sustainable agriculture and said that organic farming is helpful for
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NHAI organizes Swachhta Phakhwada
1/20/2018 10:14:48 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) is observing Swachhta Phakhwada as a part of the GOI's Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. To begin with a pledge on Swachhta was administered at its Regional Office (NHAI) Jammu and its Project Implementation Units at Jammu & Srinagar. Regional Officer (J&K) Hem Raj administered the oath at Regional Office, Jammu and took part in cleaning of the office premises. During this Phakhwada, NHAI and its concessionaires/ contractors will perform various activities such as awareness programmes, cleanliness drive, mega road cleaning events, Shramdhan, Litter free surroundings display of Swachhta messages through banners, poster, h
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Grand Sammelan held to review rally of 5th February
1/20/2018 10:14:40 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Jan 20: A grand Sammelan was organized today at Jyoti Palace Vijaypur to chalk out the strategy for making the upcoming rally at Jammu on 5th February a success. The Sammelan was attended by large number of people who discussed the strategy to aware the people to show their unity and strength and to awaken the present Government from deep slumber. State president of the confederation R K Kalsotra was the chief guest on this occasion. In his address, Kalsotra said that he will be going to teach them to extend support to make 5th February rally to Save Constitution, Save Reservation a grand success.
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Kunchoth festival celebrated in Bhaderwah
1/20/2018 10:14:32 PM
BHADERWAH, Jan 20: Like Karvachouth in other parts of the country, Kunchoth a local festival was celebrated with enthusiasm and religious fervour in Bhaderwah here today. To observe age-old tradition and to take blessings of Lord Shiva and Parvati while celebrating 'Kanchouth' festival, early morning women folk of Bhadarwah and its adjoining areas were seen going towards their respective temples on Monday. The main programmes were reported from Vasak Dera, Ghatha, Khakhal, Gupt Ganga, Haveli Mohalla, Udrana and other temples of the area. The Kanchouth which is particularly for women falls in the month of ending January or February every year. Like Karwa Chouth that is celebrated in plains,
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Will join army to avenge sepoy's death, says brother of Mandeep Singh
1/20/2018 10:14:24 PM
Early Times Report Sangrur, Jan 20: Sepoy Mandeep Singh, 23, who was killed in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Krishna Ghati sector in Jammu and Kashmir, on?Saturday, has left behind an angry and inconsolable family. As father Gurnam Singh sat unmoving in a corner, too shocked to speak, the sepoy's younger brother, Jagdeep Singh, 20, vowed to join the Indian Army to avenge the killing. "I am proud of my brother who has sacrificed his life for the country. I will also join the army to kill the country's enemies," Jagdeep said, adding that he spoke to his brother over phone two days ago. Residents of Mandeep's native village of Alampur in Moonak sub-division, around 70
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India, Pak should reconcile through peace, dialogue: Veeri
1/20/2018 10:14:17 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 20: Senior PDP leader and Minister for Revenue and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri today bated for reconciliation process through talks with Pakistan for peace to prevail on borders. Veeri while replying to opposition onslaught against the government failure to protect the loss of lives and properties was giving a statement on behalf of the government in the house on the cross-firing on LoC since last three days. eeri said that his party's stand has been to start a process of reconciliation just like former prime minister A B Vajpayee had started. As per the Minister statement, there has been a spurt in firing from across the border on the IB/ LO
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