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Subsidized Heli service starts in Drass
9/26/2017 11:23:27 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 26: First subsidized Helicopter services were started today in Drass for the convenience of the locals. Today two sorties to and fro were flown to airlift the passengers from Drass to Srinagar through PAWAN HANS Limited subsidized Helicopter services. The service is run by the State Government. Last month on September 22 Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan already started the subsidized helicopter services on routes of four districts Leh, Kargil, Kupwara and Bandipora to ensure hassle-free journey of locals from snow bound and cut-off areas. These sorties will take off from Srinagar airport at 9:30 am as per the already notified schedule, exc
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Suhasini wins Mrs Universe Humanity' competition
9/26/2017 11:23:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 26: The IT engineer-turned-social activist Suhasini won title of 'Mrs Universe' South-East Asia after which she got selected for the prestigious Mrs Universe' 2017 pageant. While addressing media in Jammu, Suhasini thanked people of Jammu and Kashmir for their overwhelming support throughout her Journey. She has been crowned with titles of Mrs Universe Humanity 2017, Mrs South East Asia Universe 2017 Mrs India Worldwide Runnerup 2016, Mrs India worldwide Fashion Icon 2016, Mrs Madhya Pradesh Runnerup 2016, Mrs Madhya Pradesh Exotica 2016, Mrs Indore 2016, Mrs Indore Best Attitude 2016, Talent of Gwalior Woman Fashion Icon 2014 and Mrs Maheshwari Queen 2013.
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VAJK condoles demise of Prof Dhian Singh Bhau
9/26/2017 11:23:04 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 26: Volleyball Association Jammu and Kashmir (VAJK) expressed grief and sorrow over the sad and untimely demise of Prof Dhian Singh Bhau, Director of Distance Education, University of Jammu and veteran player, who breathed his last on September 24, 2017. In a condolence meeting held on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Sidharth Daluja, President VAJK, rich tributes were paid to the departed soul. Office bearers of VAJK extended heartfelt sympathies to the bereaved family. They recalled Prof Bhau's contribution during his eight years stint as Director Physical Education and Chairman Campus Sports in which University of Jammu earned laurels in sports arena
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Illegal construction, minning at River Tawi
DB directs VC JDA, Com JMC to ensure removal of encroachments
9/26/2017 10:59:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: In a much publicized Public Interest Litigations filed by Advocates Dewakar Sharma and Ashish Sharma highlighting various issues involving the conservation/preservation of River Tawi, A Division Bench of State High Court Comprising Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjeev Kumar Chairman, Jammu Development Authority (JDA) as also Commissioner (Municipal Corporation) Jammu were under an obligation to ensure the removal of encroachments as have been identified on the State/Forest/JDA land as also on or along the bank and bed of the River Tawi. Division Bench after hearing Sr. Adv BS Salathia with Adv Meenakshi Salathia for the PIL further directed
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Damage caused by flash floods in Niki Tawi Area
HC directs Secys Fin & Planning to file status report regarding release of Rs.2237.98 lacs
9/26/2017 10:59:21 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: In a significant order Justice B.S. Walia of Jammu Kashmir High Court (Jammu Wing) has directed Commissioner/ Secretary to Govt. of J&K Finance Department and Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K Planning and Development Department to file a status report within two weeks with regard to release of funds to the tune of Rs.2237.98 lacs as demanded by the Chief Engineer Irrigation and Flood Control Department Jammu from the Commissioner/Secretary to Govt. of J&K, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Department for the ongoing restoration works in Nikki Tawi Area Jammu, Kathua, Samba and Poonch under Prime Minister's Reconstr-uction Plan. According to affidav
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Most wanted militant Qayoom Najar killed in Uri
9/26/2017 10:59:12 PM
S T Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Sept 26: Army and police on Tuesday killed the most wanted militant in an encounter with security forces in Uri sector near the Line of Control. A police statement issued here late evening said that, in a very significant achievement for Police and security forces, Abdul Qayoom Najar @ Jansahib @ Ishfaq S/O Abdul Rashid Najar R/O Mumkak Sopore who has been active in terrorism since year 1999 has got killed today in an encounter near Zorawar Post of Lachiproa Uri. The terrorist who had exfiltrated to Pak in 2015 was returning back to take command of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM), said police statement. Statement said the killed commander was dispatched
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Guilty to face appropriate action: DB
Replacement of marks card fraudulently
9/26/2017 10:59:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 26: The Division Bench comprising of Justice Dhiraj Singh Thakur and Justice Sanjeev Kumar disposed of the appeal filed against the Judgement passed by a learned Single Judge of this Court in SWP No. 1601/2012 and directed the concern to take appropriate action. Applications were invited for filling up two posts of Rehbar-e Taleem (one each in Math and Science stream) in the newly upgraded Primary School, Mawa, Nowshera under SSA Scheme. The candidates including the appellant had produced forged and fraudulent certificates of education qualifications, issued from educational institutes outside the state, which were verified after inquiry. However, the appe
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VLW caught red handed while accepting bribe
9/26/2017 10:58:54 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Following a complaint lodged by Irfan Mirza S/o Mirza Jahangir R/o village Bhattian Block Plangarh tehsil Thannamandi, district Rajouri, vigilance department and independent witnesses arrested Mohd. Farooq Incharge VLW red handed taking a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant at Block Plangarh Tehsil Thana-mandi District Rajouri. A case FIR No.37/ 2017 dated. 26/09/2017 P/S VOJ has been registered in Vigilance Organization, Jammu under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C. Act Samvat 2006 and Sec 4-A of the amended PC Act against the above mentioned accused public servants. The accused has been arrested and further investigations are going on into the
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3 IAS officers transferred
9/26/2017 10:58:47 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 26: The state government today ordered a minor reshuffle in the administration by transferring and posting three senior IAS officers. Sundeep Kumar Nayak, Chief Executive Officer, Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project, holding additional charge of Principal Secretary to the Government, Agriculture Production Departm ent, is transferred and posted as Principal Secretary to the Government, Agriculture Production Department, on full time basis. Saurabh Bhagat Comm-issioner/ Secretary to the Government, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control Department, is transferred and posted as Chief Executive Officer, Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project. M. Raju Commiss
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Modi to move focus from weakness of Govt, claims Omar
9/26/2017 10:58:40 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 26: Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi 'a master craftsman to move focus from the weakness of his government to other issues', former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today said it is now for the opposition to see if they can keep media suitably focused. Mr Abdullah was reacting to a tweet that "Have to hand it to PM @narendramodi ; his ability to change narrative is brilliant. From declining GDP/jobs now focus moves to power push!", by a journalist Rajeep Sardesai. The working president of the National Conference tweeted "But it's true the PM is a master craftsman in the art of creating messages that moves the focus away from perce
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Election authority of ZDPC refutes allegation
9/26/2017 10:58:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Election authority of Zeshta Devi Prabendhak committee Srinagar have refuled the allegations that they are not working in impartial manner and were staying within the premises of Zeshta Dev temple violating allegedly the model code of conduct. In this regard the chief election officer of ZDPC Er DN Koul while clarifying to Early Times said that according to Zeshta Devi Prabandhak committee constitution the elections are supposed to be held in the premises of the temple hence the members of Election committee and other executive body members have been asked to camp in the premises of temple by the management committee of temple. Koul said since the acc
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Ready to receive Pak infiltrators, will dispatch below ground: Army Chief
9/26/2017 10:58:28 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Sept 26: Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Monday that surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control (LoC) could be repeated, if necessary, seeking to send a stern message to Pakistan. He said cross-border infiltration will continue because camps across the LoC, from where terrorists are launched, are still operational, and warned that the Indian Army is ready to "receive" them and keep dispatching them to their graves. "The strike was a message we wanted to communicate to them and they have understood what we mean...that things could follow up, if required," Rawat said He was speaking at the launch of a book 'India's Most Fearless' authored
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HC seeks details of infant mortality since 2012 at GB Pant hospital
9/26/2017 10:58:20 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 26: The state High Court today directed Medical Superintendent of GB Pant to submit details about the infant mortality rate since 2012 till date at children hospital in Srinagar. Hearing a Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Chief Justice Badar Durrez Ahmad and Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey observed that a status report filed on behalf of G B Pant Hospital does not indicate the complete picture with regard to the number of infants died in hospital from the period of 2012 till date on monthly or quarterly basis. After perusal of the report, the court observed only facilities available in the hospital has been detailed out and no mention of morta
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Prof Hashmi joins Cluster University Jammu as Controller Examinations
9/26/2017 10:37:10 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Sept 26: Prof. Syed Zaheer Abbass Hashmi today assumed the charge of Controller Examinations, Cluster University Jammu. He took over the charge in presence of Vice chancellor Cluster University Prof. Anju Bhasin and Registrar Jatinder Khajuria. It is pertinent to mention here that after serving as dynamic Principal of GDC Doda and GDC Bhaderwah Prof. Hashmi was appointed as controller of examination by Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir. Not to forget both the colleges have flourished to new heights under the dynamic leadership of Prof. Hashmi during his tenure. No other principal of both the colleges has achieved yet what he did in terms of developmental work. Mukes
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Student-Scientist connect programme organized
9/26/2017 10:36:41 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: One day workshop 'JIGYASA', was organised at CSIR-Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) Canal Road, Jammu today. The sole objective of the workshop is extending the class room leaning and focusing on a well-planned research lab based learning. The programme is expected to connect 1151 KVS with 38 national labs of CSIR-IIIM and will target 100,000 students and nearly 1000 teachers annually. The programme 'JIGYASA' commenced with the highly motivated and welcoming address by Er. Rajneesh Anand, Chief Scientist CSIR-IIIM, Jammu. He presented the highlights of the day's activities and threw light on the significance of the programme. S Sambanna (
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IGGDC Jammu organises 'Swachhta Hi Sewa'
9/26/2017 10:36:29 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 26: In continuation with the Ongoing "Swachhta Hi Sewa', Indira Gandhi Government Dental College Jammu started cleanliness drive in the premises of the college and hospital. As a part of the Campaign, a collective Swachtaa Pledge was taken by Principal dr Romesh Singh, Head of Oral Medicine and Radiology Dr Satvinder Singh, doctors and officials of Jammu Municipality Corporation. On the occasion, the message of maintaining cleanliness within the premises and sounding was given by the different speakers. Among those who present on the occasion were Principal Dr Romesh Singh, Dr Satvinder Singh, Assistant Commissioner JMC, Health Officer and others.
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CRPF organises cleanness drive under Swachhata Hi Seva
9/26/2017 10:36:15 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Sept 26: 38 Bn, CRPF, Smailpur, Samba has organized "Swachhata Hi Seva" campaign in various part of Jammu city. During this campaign various programmes and activities on cleanliness were being carried by 38 Bn. CRPF to make Jammu city a clean and healthy place. 38 Bn. CRPF carried out a special cleanliness drive at JKSRTC Bus Stand, near Gummat Market, Jammu. During this occasion, Chief Guest Nitu, DIGP Jammu Range, CRPF, Ram Kumar, Commandant 38 Bn. CRPF, Bharat Bhushan Jakhmola, 2-I/C Jammu Range, Karuna Nautiyal Rana, 2-I/C 38 Bn, Sweta Rana, DC-38 Bn, Kuldeep Raj, Naib Tehsildar, JDA Zone, Manager SRTC Monish Arora, SHO SRTC, other officers and Jawans of 3
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KVK organizes vocational training programme
9/26/2017 10:36:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK), Reasi of Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology-Jammu began four days long vocational training programme on "Entrepreneurship Development in Floriculture" at village Kanjli in Reasi district of J&K which was attended by 18 farmers and farm women of the village. The programme has been organised under the guidance of Associate Director Extension of SKUAST-J Dr.R.K.Arora. Dr.Banarsi Lal, Scientist & Head of KVK, Reasi initiated the programme with the warm welcome of the farmers. He gave a detail view of the programme and said that various technical sessions would be organised to upgrade the skills o
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Nat Manch presents play on 'Drug Abuse'
9/26/2017 10:35:35 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: To promote the traditional culture of J&K, Nat Manch today presented its ongoing Tuesday series play "Bacho Nashe Kola" on the theme of "Drug Abuse" at Shakti Nagar. To disseminate the message to protect the masses, especially the vulnerable population i.e. adolescents from getting exploited by the menace of drug addiction. From this play Nat Manch had successfully completed 286 play of its ongoing Tuesday Series. The play was written and directed by Tarun Sharma and assisted by Ranjeet Singh. Actors who performed in the play were Tarun Sharma, Sarthak Sharma and Ansh Bandral. President and founder of Nat Manch Tarun Sharma in his address stressed f
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GDC Surankote celebrates NSS day
9/26/2017 10:35:26 PM
Early Times Report Surankote, Sept 26: NSS unit of GDC Surankote celebrated NSS day with fervour and enthusiasm. The function was inagurated by Chief Guest Prof Tajinder singh, Principal Govt Degree college Surankote. At the very outset, Dr Abdul Razaq Nss programme officer welcomed the Chief Guest in presence of Bashir Ahmed khan , Hassam ud Din Betab, Nazir Hussain Qureshi renowned educationists of District Poonch, Sayed Waseem UL Hassan President PPYP and all the staff members. The NSS volunteers also presented colourful items including Geets, Ghazals, and Drama skits depicting consequences of some common social eveils. Hassam ud din Betab and sh. Nazir Hussain qureshi, Renowned
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Forest department retrieves 25 kanals land
9/26/2017 10:35:08 PM
Early Times Report Gandoh, Sept 26: The Forest Department today retrieved 25 kanals of forest land during an anti-encroachment drive in Pingle area of Sub-Division Gandoh. The drive was carried by a team constituted by Range officer Gandoh, Zafferullah Shaikh. The team led by Range Officer Gandoh under the supervision of DFO Bhaderwah and overall supervision of T B Singh-CF Chenab visited compartment 48 at Pingle Sub-Division Gandoh and removed the encroachment. The staff of forest department faced stiff resistance however it succeeded in retrieving 25 kanals of forests land. Zafferullah Shaikh briefed that forest department is very serious regarding such encroachment on forest land an
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GHSS Gundna organises one day RMSA tour
9/26/2017 10:35:00 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Sept 27: One day tour was organized by principal GHSS Gundna in collaboration with staff and students under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan at Bhaderwah Hydel Project Sartingal. The officials of the Power development department adressed technical presentation and importance of Hydro projects in Chenab Vally. Students also visits Nalthi, Fishpond and Mata Chandi Temple ,where they were guided by staff and management commitee. The principal of the GHSS Gundna K L Sharma along with Mohd Sharief master emphasized the students to make their tour successful.
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GHSS Ramban continues cleanness drive under Swachhta Hi Sewa
9/26/2017 10:34:46 PM
Early Times Report Ramban, Sept 26: Continuing its effort to clean the Ramban town during 'Swachhta Hi Sewa' a group of 56 NCC cadets of Government Higher Secondary School (GHSS) Ramban visited ward no. 1 here today. The cadets were accompanied by F/O NCC Raj Singh Raju. During their visit the group launched cleanliness drive. On the occasion the cadets informed the general public regarding importance of cleanliness and good hygienic conditions in our daily life. Mangal Singh Parihar a social activist highly appreciated the best efforts of NCC cadets under the guidance of Raj Singh Raju. Parihar also honored senior cadet Deepak Singh with traditional turban.
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Social Forestry employees discuss demands
9/26/2017 10:34:33 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Sept 27: Social Forestry Employees of district Doda today organized a meeting and discussed their demands. According to press release, under the leadership of Basharat Hussain Dar District president of SF Division Doda, they discussed various issues of the department. In the presidential address Basharat Hussain Dar appealed all the employees to work with dedication and with new momentum collectively ignoring personal benefits considering social benefits. In the meeting Director Social Forestry J&K was requested for the promotion of employees who are waiting for longer time at an earliest. In the meeting all the employees of SF Division District Doda agreed to
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Army organizes medical camp at Samba
9/26/2017 10:34:19 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Sept 26: A Multi Super Specialty Medical Camp was today organized at Military Station Samba for ex-servicemen, their families and dependents. The camp was inaugurated by Major General Sanjeev Kalla, GOC Gurj Division. Maj Gen interacted with veterans and took their suggestions on various ex-service men schemes. The camp was organized in collaboration with District Sanik Welfare Board aiming to provide necessary specialist medical care to veteran soldiers of remote and border areas at their door steps. This was the first of such therapeutic effort being made by the Army wherein follow up treatment was also being provided after check-ups carried out by super-spe
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Centre, state averse to the woes of border dwellers: Harsh
9/26/2017 10:32:35 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP) leader Harshdev Singh today visited various border villages Alah, Poal, Arnia, Tarewa and Slair and took stock of problems, being faced by residents due to shelling from Pakistan side. Expressing sympathies with the border dwellers whose life had been thrown out of gear due to the heavy mortar shelling by Pakistan, Mr. Harsh Dev Singh said that one Shakuntala Devi w/o Sh. Chuni Lal at village Alah sustained c
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PoK DPs strength will root out hostile forces: Chuni
9/26/2017 10:32:13 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Sept 26: "Presence of PoK DPs in large number in today's rally is evidence that the movement launched by SOS International has acquired the momentum and now, it has become stronger with each passing day and has transformed into storm. Those who remained hostile towards legitimate demands of PoK DPs will be swept away/rooted out in this strength", this was stated by Rajiv Chuni Chairman, SOS International. Prominent DP leaders from throughout this border district ga
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Rana calls on Hindus to wake up, understand anti people policies of BJP
9/26/2017 10:31:52 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 26: Senior National Conference leader and Party's Provincial President Devender Singh Rana today called on both the communities Viz Hindu and Muslim to understand the politics of hate being played by the ruling BJP, asserting that National Conference alone believed in getting the people from different sections of the society together for the cause of equitable development of all the three regions of the state. While addressing a jam packed party convention at
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Shopkeepers protest installation of electric meters
9/26/2017 10:31:33 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 26: The shopkeepers at Bus Stand Kishtwar led by PDP District General Secretary Kishtwar on Mondayheld a strong protest over the installation of electronic meters and blocked the main road outside JK Bank Kishtwar before the senior police officials and officials of the Power Development Department intervened and sorted out the issue. As per the details available with "Early Times", the staff of the private company involved in electrification and installation
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NPP leader criticizes govt for ignoring border residents
9/26/2017 10:31:19 PM
Early Times Report Hiranagar, Sept 26: National Panthers Party (NPP) president Balwant Singh Mankotia blamed that both governments have ditched the border people who are still living in helm of affairs. Promises being made with people remain only on paper and now border people are fed up with the policies of central government. Haq-insaaf yatra started for separate Jammu state on Tuesday reached Hiranagar constituency where NPP president Balwant Singh Mankotia addressed series of rallies at G
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16 doctors suspended
9/26/2017 10:30:30 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 26: Minister for Health and Medical Education, today conducted surprise inspection of various Urban Health Centres in Jammu city. The Minister inspected Urban Health Centre, Gujjar Nagar, Talab Khatikan, Sidhra, Bhatindi, Sainik Colony, Shastri Nagar and Talab Tillo. During the course of inspection, health centre at Shastri Nagar, Talab Khatikan and Talab Tillo were found closed besides 16 doctors were also found absent from duty in various health centres. Following zero tolerance yardstick against negligence, absenteeism, the Minister ordered immediate suspension of all the absent doctors and para-medical staff of closed UHCs. Minister said that action
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Security scaled up as Jammu gears up for festive season ahead
9/26/2017 10:30:19 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Sept 26: Security has been enhanced in this winter capital of Jammu and Kashmir with festive season round the corner. While the festival of Navratri is in progress and tight security is already in place particularly in Katra town-the base camp of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Cave Shrine but the grid has been tightened further in view coming festivals. ''This year, festivals are falling in the months of September and October and in view of that, security is put in place for smooth and incident free celebrations,' a police officer here today said. He said Navratras are in progress, which will be followed by Ram Navami falling on September 29 and the very next day on
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'GST Council granted 3 key concessions to protect local industry'
9/26/2017 10:29:40 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 26: JK Government's proposal to slash taxes for protecting small traders of the State prevailed in the recent Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meet with the forum agreeing to substantial reduction of tax on handicrafts and walnut. Conceding the demand of the traders involved in the Handicrafts sector of the State, J&K Government pleaded with the GST Council in its 21st meeting at Hyderabad recently to consider bringing down the tax rate on Handicrafts from 12% to 5%. The Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu said the GST Council as well as the J&K Government accordingly issued a notification on September 15, announcing that the small dealers and workers
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'GST Council granted 3 key concessions to protect local industry'
9/26/2017 10:29:40 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 26: JK Government's proposal to slash taxes for protecting small traders of the State prevailed in the recent Goods and Service Tax (GST) Council meet with the forum agreeing to substantial reduction of tax on handicrafts and walnut. Conceding the demand of the traders involved in the Handicrafts sector of the State, J&K Government pleaded with the GST Council in its 21st meeting at Hyderabad recently to consider bringing down the tax rate on Handicrafts from 12% to 5%. The Finance Minister, Dr Haseeb Drabu said the GST Council as well as the J&K Government accordingly issued a notification on September 15, announcing that the small dealers and workers
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24 new PaK guests cross sides in Karvan-e-Aman bus
9/26/2017 10:29:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Twenty-four new guests from Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) are among 62 people, who crossed sides on the Line of Control in the Karvan-e-Aman bus, operating between Srinagar and Muzaffarabad, capital of PaK in Uri sector, where five infiltrators were killed by security forces during the past 72 hours. Official sources told that 24 residents of PaK, including nine women and five children, arrived at Kaman Post last evening after crossing the Aman Setu, peace bridge, on foot to meet their relatives, separated in 1947 due to partition. Three Kashmiris, including a woman, who had gone to PaK, also returned to their homes after completing their stay
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Army foils BAT attack along LoC in Kashmir
9/26/2017 10:29:23 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 26: Sources said seven to eight armed terrorists suspected to be backed by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) attacked an Army post near Gutthur in Keran sector at around 2 pm. PTI file photo for Representation Sources said seven to eight armed terrorists suspected to be backed by Pakistan's Border Action Team (BAT) attacked an Army post near Gutthur in Keran sector at around 2 pm. PTI file photo for Representation Army on Tuesday foiled a Border Action Team (BAT) attack by Pakistan along the Line of Control (LoC) in Keran sector of north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Sources said seven to eight armed terrorists suspected to be backed by Pakistan's Bord
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Kishtwar Police arrests 08 absconders in 18 year old case
9/26/2017 10:29:15 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 26: In an eighteen years old under trail case of Police Station Warwan, Kishtwar, in a major drive against absconders and violators of law Police has arrested 08 persons declared absconders under section 512 Cr. PC by the court of law. Police team led by SHO Police Station Chatroo and his subordinate officers under the supervision of Dy. SP DAR Kishtwar Manoj Kumar, KPS on the instruction of District Superintendent of Police Abrar Chowdhary, KPS conducted raids at various places in district Kishtwar and certain areas of district Anantnag. The arrest were made in case FIR No. 10/1999 under section 452/342/147/148/341/323 RPC. The absconders arrested inc
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Shutdown against braid chopping in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam
9/26/2017 10:29:04 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 26: A protest shutdown was observed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district against mysterious braid chopping incidents. Markets, public transport and other businesses remained closed in Kulgam town and adjacent villages against over half a dozen braid chopping incidents in the district during the last 15 days. Youths took to streets alleging that two culprits nabbed by them had taken shelter in an Army camp. Chief Minister Mehbo-oba Mufti on Monday told the state police chief to set up a special team to arrest the culprits. Such incidents have also taken place in Jammu province earlier. During these mysterious incidents, women who became
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Mandi shops run without licenses
9/26/2017 10:28:57 PM
Early Times Report MANDI, Sept 26: Various shops in tehsil Mandi are running without proper license. There is no one to check this growing menace as various duplicate medicines are ruining the health of the patients instead providing them relief. Haji Muhammad Maqbool Bhat while talking to ET said that, various mafia are operating in medicine sector and if anybody comes to check this issues, they shut down their shops and run away. Civil society members also appealed to the authorities to check this issue at the earliest as this is an issue that can spoil life of thousands of the people.
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Overground worker of militants outfit held
9/26/2017 10:28:51 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 26: Security forces today apprehended a suspected overground worker of militants and recovered arms and explosives from his possession in Handwara area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, police said. A joint team of the police and Army arrested Mushtaq Ahmad Najar - a resident of Sopore - from Waripora village of Handwara, 85 kms from here, a police official said. He said two hand grenades, one pistol, one pistol magazine and eight rounds were recovered from Najar, who has been booked under relevant sections of the penal code.
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DMU train hits man to death
9/26/2017 9:51:54 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 26: A 68-year old man died today after being hit by a Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) at 9 am on 47.4 Km Point at Near Sontha area of district Udhampur. After getting the information about Railway Police rushed to the spot but the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Police took the body to the Mortuary room of District Hospital Udhampur for autopsy and after legal formalities the body was handed over to his legal hires. Deceased identified as Bali Ram son of Gillu Ram Resident of Sontha in Roundomail area of district Udhampur. Meanwhile Police registered the case and further investigation going on.
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Randhawa hails decision of establishing Patwar Khanas
9/26/2017 9:51:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Member Legislative Council (MLC) and State Secretary Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP), Ch. Vikram Randhawa has hailed the announcement of the Minister for Revenue, Relief Rehabilitation and Reconstruction, Abdul Rehman Veeri for revamping the revenue department and constructing Patwar Khana in every Halqa of state. Pertinent to mention here that yesterday Veeri while chairing a high-level meeting of the officials of the department directed them to pass on directions to every Tehsil Headquarter for identification of 5 marlas of land for construction of Patwar Khana in every Patwar Halqas. In a press communiqué issued here Randhawa said that it was a long pendi
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Deputation of Naib Tehsildar meets Financial Commissioner Revenue
9/26/2017 9:51:39 PM
Jammu, Sept 26: A deputation of Naib Tehsildars of Jammu Province today met Financial Commissioner Revenue J&K and submitted representation regarding long pending issues. The major demands included redressal of the legitimate grievances of the Naib Tehsildars for substantively promotion, regularizing and confirming their services as Naib tehsildar and release of charge allowance. The deputation led by Sanjeevan Sharma was accompanied by Rajesh Bali, Balwant Singh, Mohd Saleem, Ravinder Sharma and Brij Kumar. The Financial Commissioner Revenue J&K gave patient hearing to the deputation and assured for early redressal of grievances.
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LMD imposes fine on Third Millennium Public School Nowshera
9/26/2017 9:51:30 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Sept 26: A team of Legal Metrology Department (LMD) Rajouri headed by Assistant Controller Rajesh Heera today imposed a fine of Rs. 25000 on Third Millennium Higher Secondary, a private institute in Nowshera Sub-Division for adopting unfair trade practices and sale of books, notebooks etc in violation of Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodity Rules). The team has booked the management for said offences following several complaints from parents of School going children in which it has been alleged that the school management was siphoning of hard earned money of the complainants. The management was restricting students to buy school diaries, pens and notebooks with
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JKIM criticizes Govt for ignoring flood victims
9/26/2017 9:51:22 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Sept 26: Jammu and Kashmir Insaaf Movement (JKIM) has criticized the union as well as state government for ignoring the flood victims of 2014. According to JKIM activists more than 1300 victim families of Rajouri district whereas about 600 of Poonch district are still waiting for flood relief. In a meeting of Peer Panjal activists of Insaaf Movement chairman Javid Iqbal Reshi flayed the false statements of prime minister and said, "public want work instead of false speeches and baseless proclamations". He said, " beside 2000 victims there are many public places including Kallar Androlla foot bridge, Drungli Nalah bridge, Dalhan bridge, in Poonch couple of b
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PHE department organises symposium on Swachhta He Sewa
9/26/2017 9:51:16 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: As a part of nation- wide sanitation campaign "Swachhta Hi Sewa", PHE Department, Jammu under the guideline of Minister for PHE I&FC, J&K today organized a symposium on "Swachhta He Sewa-Ways and Means" at Institution of Engineers, Jammu. Er. VN Sharma, Former Administrator Jammu Municipal Corporation and Former Chief Engineer, PWD (R&B) Jammu was the chief guest and Er. Ashok Gandotra, Chief Engineer, PHE Department, Jammu presided over the function. Students of various Government Educational Institutions participated in the Symposium. The cash prizes alongwith certificates of appreciation were distributed among the winners. Nitika Bhau of Govt Hr
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ARTO removes, damages music system from vehicles
9/26/2017 9:51:05 PM
Udhampur, Sept 26: ARTO Udhampur-Kuldeep Singh alongwith his team today conducted checking of vehicles, especially private school buses of Dhar road route, following frequent complaints from the commuters regarding misbehaving and overloading. According to reports, the team of Transport office laid a special naka and intercepted many vehicles and challaned violators. During this checking drive, the officials removed and seized all types of music system from the vehicles. Talking to media, ARTO said that such checking drives will be launched frequently and if any passenger is facing any problem with regard to travelling, they can approach the ARTO Udhampur.
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Bar Association Banihal decides not to plea case of rape accused
9/26/2017 9:49:53 PM
Early Times Report Banihal, Sept 26: Bar Association Banihal today decided not to plea the case of two accused involved in a rape case in Khari area of Ramban district. Gen sec Bar association Banihal-advocate Khursheed Ahmed said that they have decided not the plea of the case of two local accused of Banihal who are involved in a rape case. He said that they are with the public to curb the social evils in the society. The duo Rayees Ahmed and Tariq Saleem of Chanjloo Banihal were caught by the locals on last Friday at Kawna village on Nachlana Mahu mangit road with two sisters of Shagan village in two different personal vehicles in objectionable conditions. Latter the locals handed ov
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Missing person of Maharashtra traced after 20 years
9/26/2017 9:49:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: A resident of Maharastra Nagpur, who was missing since last 20 years was found in Arnia sector. According to press release, one person was found roaming around in the village Allah under the jurisdiction of P/S Arnia/ BSF 62 Bn of Arnia area under R.S.Pura Sub-division apprehended one middle aged person near Ditch cum Bund in Allah area and handed over to P/S Arnia for further investigation. After preliminary enquiry by SHO P/S Arnia the said person initially looked mentally weak and with the help of one Marathi language knowing Jawan of BSF, the address of the said person was traced as Hari Chand Yadav Rao Mahare age about 52 years S/O Yadav RaoMahare
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DCOE organizes Extension lecture on DIET
9/26/2017 9:49:29 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Dogra College of Education organized an extension lecture on the functioning of the seven wings of DIET. Dr. Vikesh Kumar Sharma, Principal, Dogra College of Education in his welcome address emphasized the importance of day's topic and added that such orientation programmes are very important for the professional development of teacher trainees as well as faculty members. The resource person was Ex. HOD Krishan Gopal Sharma, District institute of education and training (DIET), Samba. Motive of the extension lecture was to aware the faculty and teacher trainees of two years B.Ed programmes about the functioning of DIET and its role in organizing train
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J&K Grameen Bank organizes awareness campaign for devotees
9/26/2017 9:41:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: J&K Grameen Bank under the chairmanship of RK Chhibber has organized a promotional campaign in Chichi Mata Mandir Samba and Shiv Mandir Jawahar Nagar Rajouri. Keeping in consideration, the ongoing holy Navratri festival the programme was intended to target the enormous devotees who visit the temple. At Chichi Mata Mandir Sahil Sharma, Senior Manager, Personnel Department was the chief guest. The programmes were organized by MF&FI Department in coordination
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Newly selected lecturers stage protest
9/26/2017 9:41:04 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: All Jammu and Kashmir newly selected 10+2 lecturers (through PSC) protested at Dogra Chowk for the exclusion of 10+2 Lecturers from the SRO 202. The protesters castigated the BJP-PDP coalition government, for what they termed as for implementing SRO-202 to 10+2 lecturers (Only Gazetted Post Where Sro-202 Applied). The selected candidates for 10+2 posts shall be governed by Jammu and Kashmir Special Recruitment Rules issued vide SRO-202 of 2015 dated 30.06.
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SDRF conducts lecture cum demonstration
9/26/2017 9:40:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Carmel Convent Higher Secondary School organized lecture cum demonstration on disaster response for its students. An expert team from the 2nd battalion of State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) Jammu under the leadership of Sudarshan Mehta, DySp delivered an impressive session for the benefit of students and staff alike. The expert team held a lecture for students of classes 9th and 10th on various disasters and ways to offer aid to the victims. Detailing the
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"Swachhta He Sewa" programme organized
9/26/2017 9:39:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 26: Tehsildar Jammu West Ram Lal Sharma along with revenue officials and people from adjoining Tehsil area today started cleanliness drive at his tehsil office. On the ocassion Tehsildar Jammu West highlighted the importance of Cleaniness, Sanitation and its Positive Effects, he also stresses upon the officers to co-ordinate with the people so that this sanitation campaign can became a success. Ram Lal Sharma also exhorted the staff to motivate the people to P
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