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Police officer posted as distt SP under political pressure
2/19/2017 11:23:23 AM
JAMMU, Feb 18 : Virtually succumbing to political pressure, the department concerned is alleged to have ordered the posting of a police officer as district SP in Kashmir region. On the basis of a minister's assurance, the SP, who was attached with a police office about three months back following complaints against him during his posting in a district of the the valley, expected a district posting in the recent reshuffle ordered by the state cabinet, according to police sources. However, when he did not find his name in the transfer list, he spoke to the minister and also approached two more ministers, besides some local leaders of the district he wanted to head as its SSP. All of t
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Vet Row: PSC shortlists 68 aspirants, who skip 'written test' go to court
2/18/2017 11:38:37 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 18: The filling up of vacant post for veterinarians have entered into a new twist after the Public Service Commission (PSC) nodal recruiting agency shortlisted 68 aspirants for interview after written examination, the unemployed veterinarians who skipped the entrance examination reportedly took the matter to the court of law. Irked over the shortlisting of candidates by the nodal agency-PSC, Ashfaq Ahmed, president of the Unemployed Veterinary Doctors' Association (UVDA), not only termed those who appeared for written test as 'black sheep' but revealed that they (who skipped written exam demanding advertising more posts) will go the to the court of law se
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SC allows transfer of matrimonial case from Jammu to Delhi
2/18/2017 11:36:42 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 18:The Supreme Court of India has allowed petition by a woman, seeking transfer of a matrimonial case from Jammu to New Delhi. Bhavika Bharti had filed the petition under section 25 of the Code of Civil Procedure 1908 and the issue before the apex court was as to whether such a petition was maintainable or not. Answering the plea in affirmative, a division bench of the apex court referred to the Constitution Bench judgment of July 19, 2016 in which it was held that that the court was not powerless to transfer the petition from J&K to any other state and vice versa and such a power could be exercised under Article 32 or Articles 136 and 142 of the Cons
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'Cheat' booked for withdrawing money from woman's bank account
2/18/2017 11:36:34 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18 : The crime branch of police has registered a case against an alleged cheat who had stolen an ATM card of a woman and then withdraw Rs 9.5 lakh from her bank account. CB sources said Siddharth Sharma of Pacci Dhakki had allegedly stolen the ATM card of Lachi Devi, wife of Kalicharan of Jyotipuram, Reasi, along with 19 tolas of gold jewellery worth Rs 6 lakh from her house and then withdraw an amount of Rs 9.50 lakh from her account in State Bank of India, Jyotipuram. Siddharth, being friend of her son used to visit her house. On receipt of this complaint, CB initiated a probe and found that Siddharth had stolen the complainant's ATM card along with 19 t
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Bank manager sent to jail in corruption case
2/18/2017 11:36:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18 : Special judge, anti-corruption, Jammu, Sanjeev Gupta has awarded two years imprisonment to a manager of then Jammu Rural Bank (JRB) in a corruption case. Daleep Kumar Bhat, son of Kanshi Nath Bhat of Patoli Brahamana, then JRB manager, now J&K Grameen Bank, Pargwal, was also fined Rs 10,000. A written complaint against him was lodged with vigilance organisation on June 14, 2010 by one Parmanand, alleging therein that a loan of Rs 1,00,000 was sanctioned in his favour by J&K Grameen Bank, Pargwal, and he received the first installment of Rs 35,000 on March 31, 2010. However, for 2nd installment of Rs 65,000, the accused, who was then posted as manager o
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People of Mandi suffering due to lack of X-Ray machine
2/18/2017 11:36:05 PM
Sarfraz Chak Early Times Report Poonch, Feb 18: The X-ray machine of sub distt hospital Poonch is non functional since last twenty days due to which the poor peoples of Tehsil Mandi are suffering a lot and the patients are facing many problems due to unavailability of X-ray facilities. Patients from far flung areas of Mandi like Loran Bela Bala, Danna Sawjian, Maharkote, Fatehpur Danna, Chikhri ban and others are getting set beck when they are told about the unavailability of the machine
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Coalition govt fiddling with history, culture, identity of Dogras: Harsh
2/18/2017 11:35:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: Dismayed over the recent govt. proposal setting in motion the process of fresh registration of migrants from Kashmir, Harsh Dev Singh Chairman JKNPP and Former Minister has questioned the rationale behind the highly ignominious and outrageous move. He said that the recent order issued by the Revenue deptt in this regard had created an alarm in Jammu as all further registrations for migrants banned since 2008 so as to curb the unhealthy practice were sought
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Protest against Health Deptt at Kalantara
Two posts of doctors still vacant
2/18/2017 11:35:09 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report BARAMULLA (Kreeri), Feb 18: Protests erupted today in Kalantra village of Block Kreeri of this north Kashmir district against Health Department for non availability of doctors and other facilities in local PHC, while as two posts of doctors are still lying vacant from past couple of months. Sources said that before two months local residents of this far flung area have told the concerned authorities of health department about their long pending demands
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Action demanded against Naib Tehsildar for allegedly keeping office closed
2/18/2017 11:34:32 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Feb 18: Alleging that Naib Tehsildar of Chhatral has kept his office shut in an unauthorized manner on the other day resulting inconvenience to general public, the locals have demanded action against the said revenue official.. Locals alleged that they have come from far flung areas like kalaban, Chhatral, Salwa and other hemlets of Mendhar tehsil for official works but found office of Naib Tehsildar Bader Din have kept his office closed during office hours. "Some of visitors have to return back to their homes without getting their works completed, some added. "The office timing is 10am but it is 11:30 am and no employee of this office is visible an
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Influential locals allegedly construct road on forest land
2/18/2017 11:34:21 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Feb 18: Some influential locals allegedly have constructed 2 kms road stretch on forest land in Gali Kalaban area of Mendhar tehsil putting forest officials on their heels, sources said here today. Sources said, "Some influential locals including head master Mohd Ameen claiming that the said land under Forest Compartment no 173 falling in Gali Kalaban area of Mendhar tehsil is their property and they started work at their own." "Range Officer AH Shah even had warned them to stop construction work of road some days ago after the matter came to his knowledge as it was a forest land, sources said, adding, "he immediately shot a letter to Naib tehsidar
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Govt takes on officials over poor sanitation
2/18/2017 11:34:14 PM
Saqib Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 18: With sanitation in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) being the worst in India, government has pulled up its officials to ensure cleanliness of cities, towns and important places across the state by implementation of various schemes. Sources said the government has taken serious note of lapses over the collection and removal of garbage on the road sides of capital cities, tourist spots and other important places, which reflects upon poor management of solid waste and sanitation in the State. Following which, the government issued directions where it has impressed upon divisional commissioners, deputy commissioners, commissioners of municipal corpo
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Married woman arrested for throwing acid on youth
2/18/2017 11:34:04 PM
Early Times Report kathua, Feb 18:A married woman was arrested for allegedly throwing acid on her lover in Kathua district of Jammu and Kashmir.''A woman identified as Babli Devi (34), wife of Mukhtyar Singh, resident of Lakhri, Billawar, was arrested for her involvement in the case of acid attack on one Vishal Verma of same village,'' police here said. They said the accused was a neighbour of the victim and had illicit relations with him for the past six years. ''The victim was engaged and scheduled to get married on February 28, but the accused did not want him to marry, following which she called him at her residence on February 16 and threw acid over him,'' police said. She wante
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Excise sleuths seize 90 kgs poppy straw at Lakhanpur
2/18/2017 11:33:57 PM
Early Times Report kathua, Feb 18:Continuing with their drive against drug/narcotics smugglers, a joint team of the officials of Toll Post Lakhanpur and Police Department, Lakhanpur foiled a major smuggling bid with seizure of 90kgs of poppy straw (Bhukki) being smuggled outside the State. According to official spokesperson, a vehicle bearing Registration No PB09X-2075 carrying goods (wooden chips) for an industrial unit claiming exemption from toll on wooden chips from M/s Classic Popular Works Gariend Budgam (Kmr) to M/s Kuantum Paper Ltd Shala Khurd Hoshiyarpur- Punjab. "However, on physical checking of the vehicle it was found it was carrying five (5) bags of contraband clandest
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ReT forum to hold protest, warns govt for state wide hunger strike
2/18/2017 11:33:34 PM
Sarfraz chak Early Times Report Poonch, Feb 18: A meeting of JKReTTF zone Harni was held under the chairmanship of Mohd Shakoor (chairman JKReTTF zone Harni ) today in which district president Hameed Nabbaz was chief guest and guest of honours were MM Pathan (state chief spoke person) Khalil Khan (state co- ordinator) Shakil Nazki ( Zonal President Mandi ) Kaleem khan (Gen Sec. Zone Balakote) Nishu Tantray (Distt chief publicity sec Poonch) and Sajad sheikh ( general secretary JKReTTF
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Power shutdown
2/18/2017 11:32:59 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 18: To carry out stringing works of 400 KV D/C Samba-Amargarh Transmission Line at location no 66/0 to 66 A/O where 33 KV Jourian feeder is passing, the power supply to Sohal, Rakh, Muthi, Palwan, Jourian and adjoining areas fed from 33 KV Jourian Line shall remain affected on February 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. Similarly, to carry out development works by M/s IRCON International Ltd under R-APDRP scheme, the power supply to Vikram Chowk, Police Line, University, Gandhi Nagar, PHE and its adjoining areas fed from 11 KV RC-1, RC-2, RC-3, RC-5 and RC-6 feeders shall remain affected onFebruary 19 from 9 am to 3 pm. Likewise, to carry out development works by M/s I
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Police bust HM module in North Kashmir, arrest nine OGWs
2/18/2017 11:32:50 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Feb 18: With the arrest of one militant Irshad Ahmad in Baramulla, police has been able to bust a huge network that according to them was spearheading militant activities and recruitment of local boys in Baramulla and Sopore areas of this North Kashmir district. A police handout said that Irshad was active with Hizbul-Mujahideen militant outfit for last more than two years. "Arrested militant Irshad Khawaja @ Tanveer (HM) along with two other absconders are involved in killing of one civilian namely Eidul Amin Mir S/O Late Abdul Ahad Mir R/O Maqboolabad Bahrampora. The conspiracy was hatched in the house of one HM OGW Azhar Imtiyaz of Be
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HC seeks reasons from IOC for delay in auto LPG outlets in J&K
2/18/2017 11:32:39 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar , Feb 18:The state High Court has asked Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) to give reasons about delay in setting up of Auto LPG Dispensing Station (ALDS) in the state. Hearing a PIL, a division bench of the court comprising Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar and Justice Ali Muhammad Magrey asked the counsel for IOC, Anil Ban to inform the court as to why there was delay in setting up the gas outlets by next date of hearing. The directions followed submissions by Amicus curie in Public Interest litigation against traffic mess in Kashmir, advocate Jawad Reshi who informed the court that despite repeated directions of setting up of Auto LPG Dispensing Outlets as well
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Octogenarian found brutally murdered, dumped in a trunk
2/18/2017 11:32:30 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur Feb 18: A 80 year old person was found brutally murdered and his body dumped in a trunk at his house at Panchayat Charat, Village Bant area of district Udhampur here today. Police have registered a case and started further investigations. As per police sources, the deceased has been identified as Hari Chand son of Lakhpat resident of Panchayat Charat, Village Bhant of district Udhampur. "The deceased was found murdered with sharp edged weapon and the accused have dumped the body in a trunk and also covered it with clothes, sources said. "Police after getting the information about the gruesome incident rushed to the spot and took the body under its custody
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3 drug peddlers arrested, 250 intoxicant capsules recovered
2/18/2017 11:32:12 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Feb 18: Police arrested three drug peddlers and recovered 250 intoxicant capsules from them in Ghagwal area of district Samba. Ghagwal Police held a nakka under the supervision of Senior Superident of Police Samba Anil Magotra. According to SHO Ghagwal Rajeshwar Singh laid a nakka on National Highway near Ghagwal while three youth coming towards Samba by foot saw the Police nakka and changed the route. Police arrested three people and during frisking police recover
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JKMEF Kathua unit stages dharna in support of their demands
2/18/2017 11:31:54 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Feb 18: A protest dharna of Jammu and Kashmir Medical Employees Federation (JKMEF) of District kathua unit was held under the chairmanship of president JKMEF Sushil Sudan along with Vinod Kumar Sharma Secretary general secretary, Jarnail Choudhary President Working Pharmacist Association, Mohammad Aslam Choudhary President lab tech.Association of J&K medical employee federation. In the dharna different leaders of the affiliated association highlighted the demand
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Narcotic peddler held with 70 gms of 'Charas'
2/18/2017 11:31:19 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Feb 18: Police today have arrested one narcotics drug peddler alongwith 70 grams of Charas which was recovered from his possession during a naka in Kotranka of Rajouri district. Police sources said, "On specific input, Kotranka police led by SI Jahangir Ahmed, SHO Kotranka Police Station laid surprise naka at Badhal Pulli (culvert) and noticed suspicious movement of the accused at about 7 pm on Friday when he was allegedly on way to deliver the contraband to two drug peddlers operating in Rajouri town." "The accused identified as Mudassar Hussain s/Abdul Kabir resident of Phalni (Budhal) was arrested after police team recovered 70 gms of Charas clandestinely h
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Plus Two Contractual Lecturers' hunger strike enters 5th day
2/18/2017 11:30:57 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: Castigating the state government for paying no heed to the plight of school lecturers engagement on academic arrangement, the chain hunger strike of All J&K Contractual Lecturers 10+2 Forum entered fifth day. The protesters have been seeking regularization of services and have been protesting at exhibition ground today. Vinod Kumar, a contractual lecturer has been observing "fast unto death", demanding concrete assurance. Urging for the implementation of
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Narcotic peddler held with 70 gms of 'Charas'
2/18/2017 11:29:21 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Feb 18: Police today have arrested one narcotics drug peddler alongwith 70 grams of Charas which was recovered from his possession during a naka in Kotranka of Rajouri district. Police sources said, "On specific input, Kotranka police led by SI Jahangir Ahmed, SHO Kotranka Police Station laid surprise naka at Badhal Pulli (culvert) and noticed suspicious movement of the accused at about 7 pm on Friday when he was allegedly on way to deliver the contraband to two drug peddlers operating in Rajouri town." "The accused identified as Mudassar Hussain s/Abdul Kabir resident of Phalni (Budhal) was arrested after police team recovered 70 gms of Charas clandestinely h
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More support pours in for Feb 23 'Pen Down' strike of clerk association
2/18/2017 11:29:10 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: More support has poured in for the proposed 'Pen Down' strike call on February 23, 2017 given by Jammu Kashmir & Ladakh All Departments Clerical Staff Association in meeting held under the leadership of its State president Babu Hussain Malik. The representatives of All Jammu and Kashmir CAPD Clerical Employees Association held a meeting under the leadership of its president Inderjeet Kour and unanimously decided to support the proposed pen down strike by assembling outside of Press Club Jammu. Addressing the meeting, she demanded the government to implement the orders of High Court vide SWP No 3058/2015 and contempt No 25/2016 in letter and spirit regard
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Karra joins Congress, Omar wishes him good luck
2/18/2017 11:29:00 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18 : Former PDP MP, Tariq Hamid Karra today formally joined Congress party in New Delhi and received warm welcome from Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi. Karra who resigned from Srinagar Parliamentary seat during last year's Kashmir unrest was bickering around Congress party leaders including its state President Ghulam Ahmed Mir and today finally joined the Congress party after he was assured a ticket on Srinagar Parliamentary seat. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah also extended his best wishes to Karra on joining Congress. "Congratulations & best wishes to @tariqkarra as he begins his new innings as a member of @INCIndia" wrote O
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Mahasha community demand representation in legislative council
2/18/2017 11:28:46 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: All Jammu and Kashmir Mahasha Welfare Association held a social meeting under the chairperson of Rajinder Kumar Kalotra youth leader of the Mahasha Biradri. In the meeting various issues of the biradri were discussed regarding unity of the biradri. Rajinder appealed to community to follow the path shown by Goswami guru Nabha Dass Ji and avoid the bad habits. In the same meeting Vinod Dalhotra said that Mahasha community has been ignored by all political parties since Independence and in the same breath he demanded state government to give the representation to Mahasha community in Legislative Council and development boards. Others who attended the meet
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Villagers hold strong protest demonstration
2/18/2017 11:28:22 PM
Early Times Report Ramban, Feb 18: A peaceful protest was held by the people of different villages in favour of their long pending demands at National Highway near Ramsoo area of district Ramban, today. Thousands of people from three villages including Chakka, Shagan and Sarbagni in Ukheral Tehsil of Ramban district demanding link road connectivity to huge population of the areas. They raised slogans against the Rural Development Department of district Ramban and state government for not c
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BJP failed to end inequality with youth of Jammu
2/18/2017 11:28:09 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 18: Whereas the educated youth of Jammu are up in arms against BJP for its failure to stop discrimination in employment, Bhartiya Janta Party has tried its best to guarantee equal enhancement of monthly salary of their legislators with their counterparts in Kashmir. Addressing the media-person here today, National Secular Forum (NSF) State President Vikas Sharma lashed out at the sick mental outlook of BJP leaders, who, till yesterday clamoured vociferously for discrimination with people of Jammu, have joined hands with their colleagues of Kashmir to openly support and promote the policy of age old discrimination with Jammu and crush the hopes and aspirations
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UDAAN cultural event concludes at CUJ
2/18/2017 11:27:39 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 18: The three days cultural event "UDAAN" of Central University of Jammu (CUJ) organized by the office of Dean Students Welfare concluded today at here at Temporary Academic Block (TAB), Sainik Colony Jammu. In the 3 days event which started on 16th Feb at Main campus Bagala students of various department performed various cultural and curricular activities such as Rangoli, Collage making, On-the-Spot painting and on second day Light Vocal Solo, Photography, Poe
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Mehbooba directs slapping of PSA on dealers
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:53:23 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 18: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed the authorities to book the dealers found to be involved in the adulteration of pesticides and fungicides under the controversial Public Safety Act. "In a significant announcement, Mehbooba Mufti directed slapping of the Public Safety Act on the dealers found conclusively involved in adulteration or selling of spurious pesticides and fungicides in the state," an official spokesman said. Mehbooba announced this while addressing a gathering of fruit growers and progressive farmers here after launching the High Density Apple Plantation Scheme. She assured the growers that her government had flagged their co
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Chenab cheetas and doda riders lift T-10 cricket warrior cup
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:50:48 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Feb 18: Chenab cheetas and doda riders lift the final trophy in the ongoing 2nd T-10 cricket warrior cup 2017 under 14 and 17 categories respectively. In a very interesting and nail biting match Chenab cheetas defeated doda stunners by 6 wkts in final match of under 14 category. Earlier, Doda stunners won the toss and elected to bat first. While batting, doda stunners set a target of 76 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 10 overs. Touheed and junaid was the main scorer with 17 and 11 runs. In reply, chinab cheetas managed to chase the score in the last bowl of the inning. Waseem was adjudged man of match. In the second final under 17 category Doda Riders won th
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Badminton Association accorded warm farewell
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:50:42 PM
Early Times Report RAMBAN, Feb 18: Badminton Association Ramban accorded a warm farewell to Deputy Superintendent of Police (Dy SP) Traffic Ramban Kameshwar Puri was also a member of the association and Dy SP Headquarter Ramban Mohammad Rafiq Choudhary in a simple but impressive function, here today. Association General Secretary Pawan Kumar while addressing on the occasion said that the support lent by him during all his posting in the district is praiseworthy and exemplary. He highlighted the role of Puri and said that he has actively participated in every programme for the social cause besides maintaining law and order in traffic in district Ramban. He further said that Kameshwar Pu
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Ajay wins opening Squash tie
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:50:31 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 18: Prominent businessman, Ajay Kapoor won the inaugural match of the Jammu District Squash Championship, organized by J&K Squash Association, at KC Sports Club, here today. In the opening tie, Ajay defeated his senior opponent, Col. Jasrotia 3-1 in best of five game. After losing the first set, Ajay fought back and clinched following to make it a 3-1 win. The score: 09-11, 11-06, 11-06, 15-13. Earlier, the event was declared open by Divisional Sports Officer of the J&K State Sports Council (JKSSC), Rajan Sharma. In all, 22 entries have been received by the organizers in this knock-out district level competition. Meanwhile, the Association expressed its
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Day chill intensifies as rain lashes Kashmir, night tempt improves further
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:49:32 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 18: Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar received fresh rain since late last night, resulting in considerable dip in the day temperature. However, the night temperature witnessed further improvement and settled several notches above normal in Kashmir valley, where light to moderate rain or snow is predicted at most places in the state during the next 24 hours. A Met department spokesperson told that light to moderate rain or snow many occur at most places in the valley. "It is raining because the temperature was above normal. As the mercury has plunge due to rain, upper reaches could receive fresh snowfall during the next 24 hours," he ad
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Workshop on "Teaching Methodology and Skills" concluded at GCOE Jammu
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:49:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: One workshop on ""Teaching Methodology and Skills" from February 13 to 18 sponsored by Central Sponsored Scheme for secondary school teachers of Jammu district organized by Government College of Education, Canal Road, Jammu concluded. On the concluding session the participant teachers presented their views through consolidated day wise workshop report and highlighted the significant achievements. All reporters showed complete satisfaction of all the activities conducted during the workshop and wished to attend such workshop in future too. They thanked the college for organizing such training programme. At the end of the session, feedback by the partic
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BLSKS presents 144th musical play" Nashe Kola Bacho "
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:49:15 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: To promote the traditional culture of J&K , Bhartiya Lok Sangeet Kala Sansthan in close coordination with Sangam Tru Art Production presented its 144TH Saturday Series musical play "Nashe Kola Bacho " on the theme of " Drug Abuse " at open air theatre Durga Bhawan Janipur, Jammu to promote most effective measures to protect the masses especially the vulnerable population i.e. adolescents from getting exploited by the menace of drug addiction and enable them to adopt safe and rational use of drugs by way of generating awareness through effective information and communication technologies. The play was written, produced and directed by M.L.Dogra, ren
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Conference on heritage of J&K challenges and prospects concludes
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:49:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 18: The two day conference on Heritage of Jammu & Kashmir concluded at G.G.M. Science College, Jammu. A galaxy of eminent academicians, researchers, intellectuals and experts from different fields related to different aspects of Heritage presented their talk on the 2nd day of the conference. The prominent speakers who presented their research papers were Prof. B.L. Bhardwaj, former Principal, GDC Kathua, Prof. P.K. Shrivastva, Department of Geology, University of Jammu, Prof. Anita Billoweria, Director Central for History and Culture of Jammu & Ladakh Region, Abhimanyu Billoweria, Director Communication County, Chairman, The Royal Trust of NLP, Dr. Raj. K
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Live mortar shell found, diffused
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:48:42 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Feb 18: A live mortar shell was found in a village Regal along the International Border (IB) in Samba district and that was later diffused by the Border Security Force (BSF). According to sources, one 51 mm live mortar shell was found by Khar Singh resident of village Regal working in his fields in Samba district after which he informed the nearby BSF post about the mortar shell. Later the Shell was diffused by 80 Bn BSF.
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Security measures further tightened after grenade blast on Srinagar highway
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:47:52 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 18 : Security measures were further tightened after a militant grenade attack on the highway in Srinagar outskirts that left two persons wounded last night. Meanwhile, a militant outfit "Quit Kashmir Movement" (QKM) has claimed responsibility for the attack. Road Opening Party (ROP) of paramilitary forces and state police personnel have been deployed in strength on the highway from Patha Chowk to Parimpora though Army personnel were seen keeping a close watch at some places. Personnel of ROP were seen checking both sides of the road with metal detectors this morning as security force convoy pass through this portion of the highway to reach north Kashmi
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Despite rain Kashmir highway through, traffic to ply from Jammu to Srinagar
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:47:43 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 18 Despite overnight rain and cloudy sky the national highway, the only road linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was through for one-way traffic only and vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar today. However, dozens of far flung and remote areas, including those near the Line of Control (LoC), remained cut off due to snow though there was rain during the night. There was rain during the night and the sky is heavily cloudy since this morning, a traffic police official told. However, he said, the highway was through for one-way traffic and as per schedule vehicles will ply from Jammu to Srinagar today, he said adding no vehicle,
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J&K branch of ICAI awarded as Best Branch
Jaibans Singh2/18/2017 10:47:36 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Feb 18: J&K Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India was conferred with the award for the Highly Commended Branch in Northern Region during the period January 2016 to December 2016. Jagdish Mukhi, Lieutenant Governor, Andaman & Nicobar Islands , presented the award to CA. Ashwani Khajuria (Chairman), CA. Sudhir Arora (Vice-Chairman), CA. Ajay Gupta (Secretary), CA. Jatinder Jaswal (Treasurer), CA. Shalay Razdan (Executive Member) and CA. Anish Abrol (Executive Member) at a glittering annual award function organized at The Lalit, New Delhi. Central council members, office bearers & executive members of Northern India Regional Council were also presen
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