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Govt orders major reshuffle in administration
7/17/2018 12:20:08 AM
Srinagar The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday ordered a major reshuffle in the administration. An order issued through General Administration Department (GAD) said with a view to ensuring smooth functioning of various Departments/Organizations for assured public service delivery, fill up critical positions, posting of such officers as are awaiting orders of adjustment and to meet other administrative exigencies, certain changes in the administration have become imperative. “Therefore, the following transfers and postings of officers are hereby ordered with immediate effect till further orders,” it said. Asgar Hassan Samoon, IAS (JK:1993), Principal Secretary to the Go
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Raghunath Bazar Businessmen Association meets Div Com Jammu
7/16/2018 11:33:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: The office Bearers of Raghunath Bazar Businessmen Association met with Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sh. Sanjeev Verma to discuss various issues related to Raghunath Bazar and adjoining areas, here today. A team of Office Bearers of Raghunath Bazar Businessmen Association along with the senior members of the Bazar led by its President- Surinder Mahajan called upon Div Com Jammu. The President introduced the team members to the Div Com and also highlighted various concerns of the Business community of the area and suggested various measures that need to be taken to provide secure and hassle free shopping experience in the Bazar. Div Com Sanjeev Verma sh
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Civil Defence Training Programme concludes
7/16/2018 11:33:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: A five days Basic Civil Defence Training Programme was concluded at G D Goenka Public School Gajansoo Marh Road near Nagbani Panchayat Ghar, which was organized by Civil Defence, Jammu. In the training camp the faculty/staff members of G D Goenka Public School were given the knowledge regarding First Aid & Fire Fighting with rescue techniques. While speaking on the occasion Dy.SP Anita Pawar Dy. Controller Civil Defence Jammu, highlighted the role of Civil Defence organization. The main aim of the training programme to facilitate the faculty/staff members with regard to preparedness of disaster Management and importance of First Aid, Rescue Techniq
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Lecturer allegedly commits suicide, parents allege murder
7/16/2018 11:33:04 PM
Early Times Report Hiranagar, July 16: A 31 year old married woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging herself from a ceiling fan at her home in ward No 11 of Hiranagar Tehsil of Kathua district on Sunday. The deceased has been identified as Ritika (32), a physical education lecturer, who was posted at Higher Secondary School, Chakra, Hiranagar. After getting information about the incident, on Monday morning the woman's parents along with some villagers reached Hiranagar Sub District Hospital and held a strong protest, alleging that their daughter was murdered. They demanded that her husband be arrested. Meanwhile, the SDM Hiranagar Suresh Chander and Additional SP Nasir Khan and
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National Bone and Joint Day on Aug 4
7/16/2018 11:32:53 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: in order to celebrate the National Bone and Joint Day August 4th, Jammu and Kashmir Orthopaedic Association is going to organize social activities on Road Safety from August 1st to 7th to make the general public aware about the various aspects of Road Safety. Addressing media persons, Secretary J&K Chapter of Orthopaedics, Dr Rajesh Kumar Gupta told that AKOA is going to organize a cycle rally in Jammu on August 5th and also going to hold seminars and lectures on the Road Safety all over the state from August 1 to 7th. The primary main of these activities is not only to create awareness among people on the various orthopedic illnesses which can be preve
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NIAC insures Hajis under SR
7/16/2018 11:32:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: New India Assurance Company (NIAC) insured more than 10,000 hajis belonging to the state of Jammu and Kashmir, who are undertaking sacred Haj Pilgrimage from 14th July, 2018 for a period of three months. This personal accident insurance policy was issued to the Chief Executive Officer of Jammu and Kashmir State Haj Committee (JKSHC) by Dr. Daleep Pandita, Senior Divisional Manager and Mohd. Shafi Bhat, Senior Branch Manager of the company. While elaborating this scheme, Dr. Pandita stated that this policy cover risks due to any type of accident during the period of pilgrimage from their exit at Srinagar airport till return entry up to 13th October, 2
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Two found dead
7/16/2018 11:32:37 PM
Early Times Report kathua, July 16: Two unidentified persons were found dead on Jammu Pathankot National Highway which might be was hit-and-run case during the intervening Night of Sunday and Monday. Police sources said that a body was found at village Chack Gotta falling under the jurisdiction of Lakhanpur Police station on Jammu Pathankot National Highway on Monday early morning when some passersby noticed two persons lying unconscious on the road. Locals informed the police and after getting the information police reached the spot and shifted the bodies to District Hopistal Kathua where they were declared as brought dead. Police sources said that the deceased men were believed to b
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Former MP conducts three days tour of Rajouri and Poonch
7/16/2018 11:32:31 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Former Member Parliament Madan Lal Sharma conducted three days extensive tour of Rajouri & Poonch districts to gear up the party cadre for forthcoming Parliamentary and Assembly elections. He addressed party workers and public meetings at Sunderbani, Rajouri, Surankote, Poonch and Mendhar and met with various deputations and groups of people enroute. Levelling serious charges of cheating Jammu against PDP & BJP government, Sharma maintained that BJP came into power in Jammu region on the name of abolishing Article 370, settling West Pak refugees, de-escalation of border tensions and strengthening of Jammu region but unfortunately after shaking han
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Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II
7/16/2018 11:32:23 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 16: Governor N.N. Vohra inaugurated the Inter State Football Academy - Football League Phase-II at the Astro Turf, Tourist Reception Centre, Srinagar, today. K. Vijay Kumar, Advisor to Governor, Parvez Ahmed, Chairman J&K Bank, Mohammad Javed Khan, Commissioner Youth Services and Sports were present on the occasion. Governor interacted with the teams of football players who have come from various districts of Kashmir Division to participate in this Tournament. He congratulated the SFA for taking the initiative of organising this Competition. Highlighting the crucial importance of sports for the holistic development of youth, Governor emphasised the need
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Tehsildar in dock for defying govt order
7/16/2018 11:32:16 PM
Early Times Report anantnag, July 16: Jammu and Kashmir Police have registered a case against a senior revenue officer for defying government orders and carrying out bullying activities. The case against the suspended officer has been registered at Police Station Dooru on the request of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan. Khan had earlier directed Sub-Divisional Magistrate Dooru to initiate action against the Tehsildar, who was suspended last month, for carrying out bullying activities Quoting a CID department report, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir in its order had said that on July 07, 2018 Muzaffer Ahmad Malik (Suspended Tehsildar) has visited Tehsil Office Dooru and
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Jammu Chamber of Commerce alleges discrimination, threatens agitation
7/16/2018 10:40:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: The Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (JCCI) has urged Governor NN Vohra to remove "discrimination with Jammu in every sphere" and take steps to eliminate corruption and drug abuse, threatening to launch an agitation if the authorities failed to heed to their demands. The CCI also said "illegal" Rohingya settlers had become a security threat in to Jammu and should be deported without any delay. JCCI chief Rakesh Gupta accused former deputy chief minister Nirmal Singh of having failed to check discrimination with Jammu when the PDP-BJP government had been in power for over three years. He told mediapersons that discrimination with Jammu region was
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Javadekar reviews progress of Education sector in 'Aspirational Districts'
7/16/2018 10:40:20 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: To discuss and fast-track interventions under key-policy indicators identified in the Education sector under "Aspirational Districts Programme", the Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai today attended a country-wide video-conference chaired by Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar. During the meeting representatives of all the states shared present status for key policy indicators. Speaking on the occasion, the Union Minister urged upon all connected Departments to fast-track the tendering process for the construction of 70 model colleges in the country. The meeting was informed that for J&K, Kupwara and Baramulla d
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Team Jammu urges Governor to plug drugs supply
7/16/2018 10:40:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Seeking personal intervention of Governor N N Vohra to protect younger generation of J&K from the deadly menace of drug addiction, Team Jammu today demanded that cross-LoC trade centres on the Line of Control should be immediately shut to snap supply line of heroin, charas and other narcotic drugs from across the border. Team Jammu observed that the so-called cross-LoC is the main source of smuggling narcotic from the across the border to destroy younger generation of the country. Addressing a meeting of the executive committee of Team Jammu, Zorawar Singh Jamwal chairman of the Team Jammu expressed surprise that international drug lords under the gra
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Blackmailer harasses public: JKACF
7/16/2018 10:40:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: J&K Anti corruption Forum, Jammu today said that some so-called organisations are blacking mailing people in state. Addressing a press conference, here today President, JKACF Mohd Ayub Gujjar said that various organizations are functioning in J&K State in the name of Gujjar and nomads of J&K are black mailers, who use the Gujjars for their mean ends especially the leaders are using the Gujjars/Nomads for Vote-Bank but on grounds Gujjars, Bakerwals and Nomads are being deprived of their right entitled to them under the constitution of J&K and that of country. The leader that Gujjar/Bakerwals and other likewise community be provided with service reservat
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National Awardee teachers deprived of Incentives
7/16/2018 10:40:04 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, July 16: The national awardees teachers who are entitled to get incentives under the proviso of MHRD and national knowledge commission vide OM No GMS/GEN/Nov/3629 of 2017 dated 27/11/2017 are not being given this right of incentives even after the recommendation of Chief Minister. The Director School Education Jammu has not responded to the repeated requests of the National Awardees. The said office has not provided the list of the Awardees and required details to the secretary School Education Department. This is an example of sheer injustice and negligence on part of the stake holders. It is pertinent to mention here that all other states of the country hav
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AAP Governor, to form elected Block Development Council, District Development Boards
7/16/2018 10:39:54 PM
Jammu, July 16: The J&K Aam Aadmi Party hailing the Governor for turning tables on erstwhile BJP-PDP by rescinding the amendment of direct election to the office of Sarpanch, under Panchayati Raj Act, has urged upon Governor to make history in the state by forming elected Block Development Council (BDC) and District Development Boards (DDB) so that like other states in the country, the poor people of J&K state also get the benefits of first ever institution of "Block SAMITIS" Block Development Council & District Development Boards or "Zilla Pareshads". The release added that these institutions have never been formed here by the successive state Governments as they never wanted to decentral
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ROF discusses issues of pensioners
7/16/2018 10:39:47 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: An emergency meeting of the Retired Officers Forum, Jammu was convened on under the Chairmanship of ID Soni, President of the Forum to deliberate on some burning issues of the pensioners. The members appreciated compassionate-feelings, positive-thinking clear-perception, and helping attitude of the Governor, NN Vohra and requested to him to re-examine the issue of submission of formulation-II of the pensions as majority of the Family pensioners (both male/Female) are unable to pass through this lengthy process of visiting their heads of the offices for attestation and submission to the treasuries for onward submission to the A.G. Office. They furt
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Centre should get Lok Pal established: MPEJ
7/16/2018 10:39:29 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Kuldeep Kumar Rao, a senior member of Movement for Peace, Equality and Justice in a press release issued here said that the people of the country expect from Prime Minister, Narinder Modi the strong Lok Pal for corruption free governance after amending the 2014 version of the bill in the coming Monsoon session. The Lok Pal in true sense, as was stressed by Anna Hazare could not be implemented in real sprit because previously the politicians were not bold enough to take risk of including the Prime Minister, the Ministers, and the M.P. etc in the Lok Pal as most of them were vulnerable. How could they let the axe fall on their own feet? A few months befor
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ESRM stages nukad "Jaan Hai Jahhan Hai"
7/16/2018 10:39:15 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Ek Sath Rang Mandal today presented its 308th Monday Theatre with Vijay Malla' new progressive nukad "Jaan Hai Jahhan Hai" under Monday theatre series at Com. Dhanwantri Park Opp RBI Railway Road Jammu. "Jaan Hai Jahhan Hai" or we can say "Health Is Wealth" This nukad is full of awareness and teachings with importance of keeping clean particularly our school going children. Our children should develop a habit of cleanness from very childhood which will keep them fit and healthy. This nukad begins with a tile song "Awo Hum Sub Mill Kur Gayey Saffae Ko Hum Sub Aapunaey" Muni is a student who is lazay and enjoy sleep, she is not serious for cleanliness a
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CUJ organized the first NSS Special Summer Camp, 2018
7/16/2018 10:38:53 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Cluster University of Jammu organized the first NSS Special Summer Camp in the Auditorium of GGM Science College, Jammu involving NSS volunteers of its five constituent colleges with the theme "Youth and Disaster Management" to generate awareness regarding the National Service Scheme and enhance the knowledge horizons of the young learners towards education through community services and community service through education with the view to kindle the stude
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SKUAST-TAJ seeks enhancement in retirement age
7/16/2018 10:38:04 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: SKUAST- Teaching Association Jammu (SKUAST-TAJ) appealed to the Governor of J&K for increase in the retirement age of varsity faculty members / scientists from 62 to 65 years. While chairing a meeting of office bearers, President SKUAST-TAJ Dr. Vikas Sharma said that G. B. Pant University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology, Pantnagar and Assam Agricultural University, Jorhat, have taken the lead in this regard and fixed the age of superannuation as 65
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ABDPSS arranges Bhandara for Amarnath Yatris
7/16/2018 10:37:40 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July, 16: Akhil Bhartiya Dharam Prachar Seva Samiti (ABDPSS) Jammu and Kashmir has continuously been arranging Bhandaras for Swami Amarnathji yatris since 28th June, 2018 at Railway Station, Jammu with enthusiasm and fervour. The Samiti has the mission of public service accomplishments which forms the core of the organization. The langars run by the samiti run continuously round the clock and provide pure healthy meals three times a day to pilgrims and devotees. Th
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GDC Bishnah conducts door to door Swachhta campaign
7/16/2018 10:37:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: The NSS unit of Government Degree College Bishnah under Swachh Bharat Summer Internship went for door to door survey cum campaign in the panchayat Chorli at village Sri Partap Singh Pura (Lalyana). For purposes of the survey-cum-campaign, the Nodal Officer for the internship Prof Amit Kumar Sharma divided the interns into 5 teams. The interns went door to door and enquired from the people about the construction of the toilet in their homes by any Govt. ag
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Younger brother allegedly kills elder
7/16/2018 10:34:05 PM
Jammu, July 16 : A youth was killed when he had a scuffle with his reportedly minor brother over a petty issue in Bishnah area, this afternoon. Police sources said that at 13:45 hours, verbal arguments started between two brothers at village Harsa Dabber falling under the jurisdiction of Bishnah police station. Police sources said that the verbal arguments turned into scuffle following which the younger brother attacked his elder brother namely Lalit Kumar (20) son of Amar Nath of Harssa Dabbar with a kitchen knife resulting death of his brother. "Deepak Kumar who is younger brother of deceased attacked his elder brother with a kitchen knife resulting rupturing of organ", said a polic
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NIA court sends Asiya Andrabi to judicial custody
7/16/2018 10:19:07 PM
Agencies New Delhi, July 16: The National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Monday sent Dukhtaran-e-Milat chief Asiya Andrabi and two others for 30 days judicial custody in connection with two separate cases registered against them. The NIA in the court stated that the investigation conducted so far has revealed Asiya Andrabi, Sofi Fehmeeda and Nahida Nasreen were allegedly involved in conspiracy and acts to severely destabilise the sovereignty and integrity of India. During the investigation, the several mobile numbers used by members of Dukhtaran-e-Millat were also collected and analysed. The mobile details also revealed that they are in regular contact with their associates in Pa
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Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of JKSFC
7/16/2018 10:19:00 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: Advisor to Governor, K Vijay Kumar today asked the J&K State Forest Corporation (JKSFC) to adopt IT enabled services to bring more transparency in the working of the corporation besides engaging required machinery to further slash down the cost of timber extraction. He also stressed for community involvement that would help in developing and conservation of the forests in the state. The Advisor while reviewing the functioning of the J&K State Forest Corporation said that with the effective internal and external vigilance, the Corporation can be strengthened and more transparent services needs to be introduced for achieving the desired results. Commi
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Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department
7/16/2018 10:18:54 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: The Advisor to Governor, Khurshid Ahmad Ganai today chaired a meeting to discuss the functioning of Education department and reviewed the status of implementation of centrally sponsored schemes in the State. The meeting was attended by Chairman BOSE Veena Pandita, Secretary School Education Rigzian Sampheal, Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo, Director School Education Jammu Rakesh Kumar, Special Project Director SAMAGRA AR War, Director Planning
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Landslide forces closure of new route to Vaishno Devi Shrine
7/16/2018 10:18:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: A landslide today struck the Tarakote Marg, the new seven-km track to the Vaishno Devi shrine in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, forcing its closure, a senior police officer said. However, no one was injured in the incident, Senior Superintendent of Police, Reasi, Tahir Sajad Bhat said. Mr Bhat said the landslide occurred along the new track near Himkoti and efforts were on to clear the debris.The new track was formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Na
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Ex-MLA's guard killed as militants attack, loot weapons
7/16/2018 10:18:35 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 16: The personal security officer of a former Jammu and Kashmir legislator was killed as a group of militants attacked the guard post at his residence and decamped with two service rifles of the guards there on Monday, police said. Police said militants fired at the guard post of Gulam Mohiuddin Mir's residence in Muran village of Pulwama district, injuring two personal security officers of the former National Conference legislator and decamped with two servi
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HC refuse to quash PSA of drug peddler
7/16/2018 10:17:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Justice Tashi Rabstan of J&K High Court today dismissed a petition filed by Nissar Ahmed @ Mama Krishta son of Shri Abdul Ghani R/o Chandi Marh, Tehsil Surankote, District Poonch alleged Drug Peddler seeking quashment of PSA . While dismissing the petition, Justice Tashi Rabstan after hearing Adv I H Shah for the detenue whereas Govt Advocate Amit Chopra for the State observed that detenu, at the time of execution of detention order, was provided copy of the detention order, copy of the grounds of detention, and other material that finds mention in the detention order, to enable the detenu to make a representation against his detention. The detenu has
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1 year imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine in cheque bounce case
7/16/2018 10:17:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: A local court here convicted a man in a cheque bounce case awarding him one year imprisonment and directed him to pay Rs 3 lakh to complainant. Court of Railway Magistrate Jammu Yahaya Firdous after hearing Adv Amit Sharma for the complainant Durga Food Industries whereas Adv Sourav Gupta for the respondent Sushil Kumar observed that Since presentation of the execution petitions till date, accused has been given enough opportunities to liquidate the amount agreed by the accused vide order dated 14.08.2014 and till now the accused only paid Rs. 1 Lac out of the cheques amount. So far, the court order dated 14.08.2014 is concerned, by virtue of which t
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D C Raina assumes office as new Advocate General
7/16/2018 10:17:13 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: Senior Advocate D C Raina today assumed office as the new Advocate General of Jammu & Kashmir replacing Jehangir Iqbal Ganai. Raina was accorded warm welcome by the officers and officials on his arrival in the office of the Advocate General here. Pertinently, Raina is assuming the office of the Advocate General for the third time. He has earlier served as J&K's Advocate General from September 2008 to January 2009 and from February 2016 to May 2016. Raina has a longstanding career as a lawyer with almost 44 years of experience. He has also functioned as legal advisor to some of the prestigious institutions including Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine B
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One killed, six injured as car collides with army truck
7/16/2018 10:17:06 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, July 16: A woman was killed while six others got injured as a car in which they were travelling collided with an Army truck at Mand near here on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. As per the reports, one Swift Dezire car bearing registration number JKO2BQ 0267 on its way to Udhampur from Jammu collided with an army vehicle at Mand on National Highway. Due to the collision, one woman was killed while six persons got injured. The identity of the woman killed in the accident has been established as Meenani, 25, wife of Sunil Gupta of Paloura, Jammu. The injured were identified as Sunil Gupta, 26, son of Dev Raj Gupta of Paloura, Jammu, Sudesh Kumari, 50, wif
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MGNREGA employees' stir continues, demand resolution of issues
7/16/2018 10:16:58 PM
Early Times Report KISHTWAR, July 16: The employees engaged by the state government under centrally sponsored scheme Mahatma Gandhi National Ruler Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) today hit out both at centre and state governments for their disparity with over 4500 MGNREGA employees. They said that MGNREGA employees of Rural Development Department & Panchayat Raj (RDD&PR) are working since last several years have been denied their genuine rights as the successive state governments fail to f
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Rotary Club releases roaster for 2018-19
7/16/2018 10:16:29 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Rotary club Jammu Tawi today organised a function at Rotary Club Jammu to release the roaster for the year 2018-2019.Rtn Brijesh Singhal District Governor (chief Guest )and Rtn. Subash Gandotra President of Rotary Club Jammu Tawi (RI Distt.3070) releasing the roaster for the year 2018-2019 in the presence of Rtn Ashok Gupta Astt. Governor, Rtn Dushant, Rtn Jaswant Rai Former President, Rtn SK Sawhney Distt. Secretary, Rtn VK Tondon, AS Modi, Jatinder Gandoh,
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SPCB carries out anti-polythene drive
7/16/2018 9:32:23 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, July 16: Continuing campaign for making Rajouri polythene free and aware the masses on danger of plastic in our environment regular programme such as anti-polythene drive in the district hav been carried out by the Divisional Office SPCB in association with district administration, FPF etc. Today on the directions of the Regional Director SPCB Jammu Er. J.N Sharam and District Administration Rajouri an anti-polythene drive was carried out jointly by the SPCB Divis
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Protest procession against drug-addiction taken out
7/16/2018 9:31:57 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: A protest procession was taken out from Gurudwara, Digiana Ashram, Jammu to Satwari Chowk under the Chairmanship of Shiromani Mahant Manjit Singh Ji of Shiromani Dera Nangali Sahib, Poonch to stress upon the J&K Govt. to take strict action against the sellers of drug namely (Chita) which destroy the health after who consume it and become habitual of this drug addiction. Many political, social and religious personalities of various political participated
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Militant killed, two army men injured in ongoing encounter along LoC in Kupwara
7/16/2018 9:31:11 PM
Early Times Report KUPWARA, July 16: Since past one week, the encounters between militants and security forces have not yet come over, today an unidentified militant was killed in an ongoing operation near Safawali Gali along Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. A top army official said that the encounter broke out near Safawali Gali adjacent to Batpora forests after a joint search party of 10 JAKLI, 57 RR and 41 RR challenged the movement of a group of infiltrators during pre-dawn hours today.The firefight between the two sides continued intermittently till today morning, the army official said. He said that during a search operation, a body of an unknown militan
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Death of Amarnath pilgrim
2 pilgrims detained for questioning in Ramban
7/16/2018 9:31:01 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Two persons were detained as they were carrying the body of their friend, who died in Ramban district after making a pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine, on a motorcycle to his Tarn Taran residence in Punjab without informing the authorities. After legal formalities, the body was handed over to family members of the deceased while inquest proceedings under section 174 CrPC have been initiated in this regard. Police said that the body of the 20-year-old pilgrim, Balkar Singh, has been sent for post-mortem while his two friends have been detained for questioning. Police further said the family of the deceased was informed about the incident and they
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ATFI chief filed petition against Mehbooba Mufti in Ambala court
7/16/2018 9:30:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 16: National President of Anti-Terrorist Front India (ATFI) and Shri Hindu Takht National Convenor, filed a petition in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate, Ambala through his counsel against former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today for her recent statement in which she had said that terrorists like Syed Salaluddin and Yasin Malik would emerge if BJP breaks up PDP. She had also threatened that if PDP broke Kashmir would face more terror. The ATFI & Shri Hindu Takht requested the court to direct the police to register a case of treason against Mehbooba for her anti-national statement. ATFI Chief Viresh Shandilya filed a sedition case against her thro
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DLL appointments, back-date service effect scandalous; VC made money: JYF
7/16/2018 9:30:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Seeking CBI probe in regularization of three persons in Department of Lifelong Learning (DLL) of University of Jammu (JU) against two posts and subsequently granting them back date effect of service, the Jammu Youth Forum (JYF) today alleged the Vice Chancellor did the same in lieu of monetary considerations. Addressing a press conference here today, Ajaz Khan State President JYF Said that The Governor swiftly took over the control of administration and pulled everything up within days. Owing to his administrative skills, work culture has drastically improved in all the departments," Khan said. It seems that Governor has no control over the University
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Non-functioning of Hospital Lifts: JKGGC seeks report
7/16/2018 9:30:37 PM
Early Times Report SrInagar, July 16: The J&K Government Grievance Cell (JKGGC) has, on the directions of the Governor N N Vohra, sought a report from the Managing Director, Jammu & Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC) regarding non-functioning of the lift system at various hospitals in the State. According to a statement issued by a spokesman of the J&K Government Grievance Cell, a complaint was lodged with the Cell recently by a citizen regarding non-functioning of the lift systems at JLNM and LD Hospitals in Srinagar and District Hospital Baramulla. He said although the complaint was forwarded to the concerned for redressal, there has been no response till date and acco
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Siar Baba incident: Free treatment of injured at SMVDNSH
7/16/2018 9:30:28 PM
Early Times Report Kakryal, July 16: On the directions of Governor, who is also chairman of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (SMVDSB), 35 critically injured persons in the yesterday's tragic incident at Siar Baba near Reasi were immediately rushed to the Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayana Super-specialty Hospital (SMVDNSH), Kakryal, for urgent treatment. Of those injured, two were declared as brought dead, while the other 33 are undergoing treatment at this Hospital since last evening. Of these 33 patients, 6 who are seriously injured are being managed in the Intensive Critical Care Units, 4 of whom were operated last night by the Neurosurgery Team of the Hospital. Five other patients,
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JeM outfit busted, three arrested in Sopore
Another youth reportedly joins militancy in Sopore outskirts
7/16/2018 9:30:21 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, July 16: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a network of Over Ground Workers (OGWs) of Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militant outfit at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district. Superintendent of Police (SP) Sopore, Javid Iqbal told early times that acting on a specific input a naka was laid jointly by Sopore Police, Army's 52 RR, 177 & 179 Bn CRPF at Haritar area. During checking one person was apprehended in suspicious circumstances who during preliminary questioning have revealed his identity as Bilal Ahmad Kaloo son of Abdul Rehman Kaloo resident of Takiabal Sopore an active member of JeM militant outfit, said SP. However police st
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Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses
7/16/2018 9:30:07 PM
Early Times Report SrInagar, July 16: The Government today made it clear that all the Individual Arms Licenses issued from January 2017 to February 2018 have not been revoked by virtue of Order No: 922-Home of 2018 dated 12 July 2018 as has been reported by a section of the media. "Through the said order the District Magistrates have been asked to take urgent steps to revoke all such individual arms licenses issued from 15th July, 2016 i.e. the date of notification of Arms Rules, 2016, onwards to various persons (excluding Personnel belonging to State Police, Army and CAPFs), which after scrutiny, are not found to meet the requisite conditions prescribed in said Rules," said a spokes
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Govt issues guidelines for constitution of Interdepartmental Committees
7/16/2018 9:29:58 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: The Government today asked the Administrative Secretaries to submit proposals regrading constitution of Interdepartmental Committees to the General Administration Department for issuance of necessary orders. "It has been observed that certain Departments have formed Committees involving Administrative Secretaries and HoDs of other departments at their own level. As per the Jammu and Kashmir Government Business Rules, one of the subjects assigned to the General Administration Department is the coordination of working of different departments of Government," said a Circular issued by the General Administration Department adding it is thus imperative t
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Jammu Airport after Maharaja Hari Singh: Prof Gupta
7/16/2018 9:29:51 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: The former Union Minister, Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta has termed it a good suggestion of some Veteran Congress leaders that the Jammu Airport should be named after Maharaja Hari Singh, a great Dogra, but the question is that why it was not done much earlier and more so, who were the elements who had put this great patriot in exile, away from his people at Mumbai where he breathed his last in a hapless situation. In a statement Prof. Gupta said that it was Maharaja Hari Singh who supported the cause of Independence of India like patriot at the round table Conference at London in 1930, and faced the wrath of the British imperialists in shape of various cons
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seven killed, 30 injured as boulder falls Siar Baba waterfall
7/16/2018 12:07:20 AM
Early Times Report Reasi, July 15: A huge boulder rolled down a 100-feet high waterfall in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir today, killing seven people and injuring 30 others, police said. A group of people, mostly youngsters, were bathing under the Siar Baba waterfall, one of the biggest in north India, at Talwara, 10 kilometers from Reasi town, when the loose rock and other debris fell on them, Senior Superintendent of Police, Reasi, Tahir Sajad Bhat said. He said seven people were kille
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