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2 inter-state drug peddlers held with 35 kg poppy straw
1/15/2019 10:44:20 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: In continuation to operation 'Sanjeevani', a special drive against drugs launched by Jammu Police, today Jammu Police arrested two inter-state drug peddlers and recovered 35 Kgs. Poppy Straw (Bhukki) from their possession. Police spokesman said that today during routine patrolling by SI Vicky Thapa-incharge police post Greater Kailash- near Greater Kailash Chowk stopped one Car Indigo bearing registration number PB07AU-0531 for Police checking which was on its way from Srinagar to Punjab. "During search of the Vehicle, police party recovered 35 Kgs poppy straw from the possession of driver and co-seated", said spokesman adding that they were identified as
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23 vehicles seized, 40 fined in 2 days
1/15/2019 10:44:09 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Jan 15: In its drive against violation of traffic norms, police has seized 23 vehicles and fined 40 others in last two days in Rajouri town. Police spokesman said that on the directions of SSP Rajouri-Yougal Manhas, different teams of police from Rajouri police station headed by SHO Ajaz Haider under the supervision of DySP Headquarters Govind Rattan raised traffic checking nakas at various roads and intercepted a number of vehicles being driven in violation of norms. "During this drive, 23 vehicles have been seized which were plying on roads without requisite documents with drivers."
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JMC launches RFID tagging system for stray, dairy cattle
1/15/2019 10:44:00 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) today launched the Radio Frequency Identification System (RFID) tagging system for stray and dairy cattle in JMC limits and imparted awareness to dairy owners for installation of Biogas Unit in JMC limits with the assistance of Khadi and Village Industries Commission, Govt. of India. The RFID tagging system was launched by Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor in presence of Purnima Sharma, Dy Mayor and Commissioner, JMC Pankaj Magotra at JMC Cattle Pound Dogra Hall. Dr Akshay Sharma, Councillor of Ward No 8, Rajesh Bittu, Chairperson Goushalla, Ambphalla, Ashok Kumar Singhvi, Asstt Director, KVIC Jammu and diary unit owners were als
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ReT panelists hold protest, urge Guv to resolve issues
1/15/2019 10:43:43 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: In protest against the state government for not resolving their issues, the The Rehber-e-Talim (ReT) panelists staged a demonstration here today near Press Club of Jammu. Hundreds of ReT panelists gathered near Press Club of Jammu to raise their in unison voice against government for conceding to their demands. While addressing the media, the president of ReT panelists Harjit Singh said that recently the state government closed the ReT scheme but several ReTs have already applied vide different notifications and are in the queue. He said government did nothing to pursue our case for engagement as ReT teachers. Afterwards we people approached the cour
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'Khoya Bachpan' relives lost childhood in Kashmir turmoil
1/15/2019 10:43:21 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 14: Vomedh Rangmanch once again enthralled the Jammu audience through its popular play 'Khoya Bachpan' reliving the lost childhood of the children of Kashmiri Pandits and Muslims due to Kashmir turmoil. The powerful performance left the jam-packed audience spell bound with many of them in tears at Abhinav Theatre here on Monday. The play is written by Rakesh Roshan Bhat and Directed by Rohit Bhat of famous 'Ek Aur Birbal, 'Chopayer Yei Gaash' and Ateeth Ke Sakhs
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Ex-MLA Hiranagar expresses gratitude to Guv for GDC Marheen
1/15/2019 10:43:02 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Expressing gratitude to the Governor for giving a final approval for the establishment of Government Degree College (GDC) at Marheen (Hiranagar), the former MLA Prem Lal said that people of Hiranagar are indebted for the decision. Addressing a press conference here today at Press Club of Jammu, the ex-MLA Hiranagar Prem Lal said that he recently had a meeting with the Governor wherein the issue of establishment of Degree College at Marheen was taken up by hi
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APS Kaluchak bids adieu to Class - XII students
1/15/2019 10:42:46 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Army Public School Kaluchak, bid adieu to the class - XII students decorously today. The day was a fiesta devoted to the years spent together with friends and teachers to reminisce joyous moments. The School auditorium was festooned with gold and shining stars and dazzling lights. The students of Class XI put forth a mix of scintillating dance performances, melodious songs and pulsating music that rocked the auditorium. This was followed by the Cake Cutting Ce
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Awareness programme on Khelo India organized at Kalakote
1/15/2019 10:42:27 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Jan 15: An awareness programme on 'Khelo India' was organized by Regional Outreach Bureau, Ministry of Information and broadcasting Government of India, Field Outreach Bureau, Rajouri at Mini Stadium Kalakote today in the presence of Javed Ahmed Principle ITI Kalakote, Rajinder Kumar Zonal Sports Officer Moghla, Prem Singh PEM, YSSO Kalakote, Naresh Sharma PEM YSSO Kalakote & Ram Lal Performer ROB Jammu. Javed Ahmed Principle ITI Kalakote in his address said that sp
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Why didn't Mehbooba visit militants' families when she was in power: Omar
1/15/2019 10:37:36 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 15: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Tuesday questioned PDP chief Mehbooba Mufti for visiting militant families. He said that when she was in power and had good relations with the Narendra Modi, she didn't visit them then. Talking to reporters on the sidelines of workers convention in Kulgam district, Omar said as Chief Minister she could have done more for such families, but at that time she completely forgot them. "She could have done good for these families, when she was heading a government. She had good relations with Prime Minister. She was calling Defence Minister on phone and was also heading a powerful Unified Comma-nd," h
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Students allege protesting females pushed, CUJ refutes allegation
CUJ students, administration at loggerheads
1/15/2019 10:34:57 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: The students of the Central University of Jammu have alleged that the administration of the University pushed female students during a protest over the hike in transport charges and didn't try to solve the issue despite repeated attempts, however, the management of the Varsity refuted the allegations leveled by students. The hundreds of students from different departments boycotted classes on Tuesday, besides staging a protest to condemn the hike. They stag
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NHM Employees Association continue 48 hour protest over demands
1/15/2019 10:34:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: All JK National Health Mission (NHM) Employees Association, Jammu continued their 48 hours protest demonstration at Press Club Jammu today stating as a reminder to State Government of the pending primary demand of regularization and continuous neglect of Government towards genuine demands of NHM Employees. One of the employees said that in the past we have protested and demanded our genuine regularization but time and time again we have been forced to come on
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Dr Abdullah also suffers from Intolerance Syndrome: PK
1/15/2019 10:34:17 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Panun Kashmir has flayed former Chief Minister Dr Farooq Abdullah for spreading lies and malicious campaign in favour of intolerance. Panun Kashmir had a special meeting today to take stock of situation in view of the statement made by Dr Abdullah that intolerance in our country is rising and minorities are severally affected which is totally incorrect and biased. Vijay Bhat, president Panun Kashmir said that the statement of Dr Abdullah is unfortunate and has no substance and has been made keeping in view the forthcoming elections and to communalize the situation in J&K. He has joined the bandwagon of intolerance brigade following Hamid Ansari, Nassiru
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HC quashes 18 detention orders
1/15/2019 10:34:11 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Vacation Judge of J&K High Court Srinagar Wing Justice Rashid Ali Dar while hearing different 18 heabeas corpus petition quashed the detention of 18 petitioners namely Mohammad Hanief Sheikh, Abdul Majid Shah, Arizoo Bashir Najar, Shameem Ahmad Mir, Abdul Majeed Mir, Fayaz Ahmad War, Meera Khan, Ghulam Rasool Kaloo, Javed Ahmad Mir, Rameez Ahmad Mir, Aijaz Ahmad Khan, Nissar Hussain Rather, Aijaz Ahmad Sheikh, Bilal Ahmad Kaloo, Irfan Ahmad Wani, Khalid Nazir Wagay, Inayat Manzoor Najar and Mohammad Nadeem and directed respondents to release the detenues from preventive detention, provided he is not required in connection with any other case. While q
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Jammu hospitals: Where stray canines rule the roost
1/15/2019 10:34:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Stray dogs have wreaked havoc in the winter capital and its hospitals including Govern-ment Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Chest and Diseases Hospital and SMGS Hospital. Stray dogs can be seen moving in and around the emergency block and the recovery ward. Earlier, the hospitals were in news for hosting dogs in emergency wards as well. Eyewitnesses said that the dogs not only roam around freely throughout the day but also spread litter and secrete in and around the recovery ward. Regular visitors to the GMC&H Jammu premises complain that on a number of occasions the issue was taken up with the authorities repeatedly without results. The situation
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Indo-Pak armies exchange fire along LoC
1/15/2019 10:34:01 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Jan 15: The armies of India and Pakistan on Tuesday exchanged gunfire along the Line of Control in Sunderbani and Nowshera areas of Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir. Report said that the firing started today morning at about 11 am in Malla Sunderbani area of Rajouri district. Small arms firing continued for over half an hour, they said. Later, the armies of the two countries exchange fire in Kalal forward area of Nowshera. "Small arms firing started at about 1 pm and was going on when last reports came," said an official. There was no immediate report of any loss of life or injury.
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Murder mystery cracked, wife arrested for killing husband
1/15/2019 10:33:55 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Gandhi Nagar police today claimed to have cracked a murder mystery and arrested accused who happens to be wife of the deceased. Addressing media persons here today, Senior superintendent of Police (SSP) Jammu-Tajinder Singh flanked by SP South-Vinay Kumar, SDPO City South-Dr Sunniya Wani and SHO Gandhi Nagar-Inspector Sunil Singh Jasrotia said that on 9th of January this year at 0400 hours complainant namely Subash Kumari wife of Sudesh Gupta of Sec 4 Extension, Sanjay Nagar, Digiana Jammu (native village Bishnah) along with her son-in-law Sahli Gupta and other neighbours of Sanjay Nagar, Digiana registered a complaint at Police post Digiana wherein it
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Court awards 11 months imprisonment in attempt to forgery case
1/15/2019 10:33:51 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: CJM Samba Ajay Gupta today awarded 11 months imprisonment to Sanjeev Kumar son of Subash Chander R/o Ward No. 8 Kathua Tehsil and District Kathua who was facing trial in attempt to forgery case. CJM Samba Ajay Gupta observed that the accused has made the confession before the court and has prayed for a lenient view to be taken in his favour. Thus the approach of the Court should be that the punishment imposed should be only to reform the accused and to make him understand that he should not repeat the offence in future. In the present case as the accused has confessed, thus a lenient view of the matter is taken in favour of the accused only to make h
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Mercury dips across J&K post snowfall
1/15/2019 10:33:44 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: The night temperatures across Jammu division stayed several degrees below normal after the recent snowfall in the high-altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The winter capital of the state recorded a low of 3.5 degrees Celsius, which is over 3 notches below normal, a spokesperson of the meteorological department said. High-altitude areas of Jammu and Kashmir experienced moderate to heavy snowfall last week, resulting in considerable dip in the mercury. The minimum temperature fell to 3.9 degrees Celsius on Monday against 7.3 degrees Celsius the previous night. Jammu recorded a high of 20.3 degrees Celsius on Monday against 19.1 degrees Cels
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Pakistan bleeds India again, BSF officer martyred in sniper attack along International Border
1/15/2019 10:33:40 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: Even as India Army Chief General Bipin Rawat warned Pakistan on Tuesday against its continued support to terror activities emanating from its soil, the neighbouring nation paid no heed and violated ceasefire along the International Border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir. In fact, an officer of the Border Security Force was martyred in a sniper attack from across the border in Samba sector, officials said. Identified the deceased officer as Assistant Commandant Vinay Prasad, who succumbed to his injuries sustained in the cross-border firing. The Pakistani troops today violated ceasefire across several locations along the IB and Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu an
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Defunct X-ray machine repaired in Nagri SDH
1/15/2019 10:33:35 PM
Jammu, Jan 15: Taking cognizance of Early Times report titled `x-ray machine at SDH Nagri lying defunct for months' published on December 7, 2018, the authorities finally repaired the machine much to the delight of the locals. The locals hailed Early Times for highlighting the problems of the common masses.
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Power shut down
1/15/2019 10:33:30 PM
JAMMU, Jan 15: In order to carry out various development works, the power supply to Sainik Colony and its adjoining areas fed from SC-1, SC-2 and SC-4 feeders shall remain affected on January 16, 17, 18 and 19 from 10 am to 02 pm. Similarly, the power supply to Channi Himmat and its adjoining areas fed from CH-8 and CH-6 feeders shall remain affected on January 16 from 10 am to 02 pm. Likewise, the power supply to Akhnoor, Pargwal, Lift Irrigation Ranjan, Sarote, Jourian, Sohal Bhalwal, Tanda, BalliGulaba, Choki-Choura and MES Akhnoor fed from 132/33KV Grid Station Akhnoor shall remain affected on January 16 from 11 am to 04 pm. Meanwhile, to carry out replacement of Line Isolators, the
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Naryan Singh resigns as president Rajput Sabha, Pavitar to succeed
1/15/2019 10:33:19 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: An emergent meeting of Shri Amar Kshatriya (Rajput) Sabha J&K was held to chalk out further strategy, due to resignation submitted by Kr. Naryan Singh, president Shri Amar Kshatriya (Rajput) Sabha J&K to the central working committee and Rajput Biradri, in the wake of his joining Bhartiya Janata Party recently. A detailed deliberation was held by the Central Working Committee members and Rajput Biradri Members of Rajput Sabha to find out an amicable solution
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PoK DPs indefinite chain dharna enters into day 20
1/15/2019 10:33:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: S. O. S. International an Organization for PoK Displaced Persons (Regd) has entered into 20th day of indefinite dharna for the resolution of legitimate demands under the constitutional rights under Chairmanship of Rajiv Chuni. Today's dharna has been lead by Om Parkash Saraf from Sunderbani assisted by Pt. Kewal Krishan, Mohan Singh, Parshotam Singh, Arjun Singh and Bishan Bakshi. At the very outset the team leader lambasted the arrogant attitude of BVJP MLA's
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BSP celebrates birthday of Mayawati
1/15/2019 10:32:41 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: The J&K unit of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) today celebrated the birthday of its national president and former UP Chief Minister, Kumari Mayawati. A large function was held in this connection at Mahasha Sadar Sabha Community Hall, near Dogra Hall, Jammu. Raja Ram, MP Rajya Sabha and co-ordinator of BSP for J&K, was the chief guest on the occasion while Somraj Majotra, State president of the party, presided over the function. The venue of function was decorated
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Shamsher Hakla highlights issues of Gujjar community
1/15/2019 10:32:20 PM
Early Times Report Poonch, Jan 15: Shamsher Hakla Poonchi prominent Muslim Gujjar leader and intellectual of J&K said that the problems and needs of Gujjar Bakarwal are quite different from other communities of the J&K state. Language and culture of Gujjar Bakarwal community is also different than those of other communities of this J&K state and that is why this community has its own peculiar position. Gujjar Bakarwal community and as such the community has a distinct identity. Gujjar Bakarwal community mostly resides in far flung hilly areas near forests and on the Indo-Pak Line of Actual Control. The Gujjars & Bakarwals of J&K are still socially, educationally, economically & politically
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Elected sarpanches call on AD food
1/15/2019 10:32:15 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Jan 15: Newly elected Sarpanches of Panchayat Poochal A and Poochal B today called on Assistant Director CAPD Abdul Rashid and discussed range of issues pertained to their respective panchayats. The delegation was headed by Sarpanch Shubash Chander and Liaqat Hussain Sheikh (Jugnu). Both demanded immediate release of kerosene oil and BPL ration in favour of ration card holders, beside also demanded that their is immediate need for revisiting of BPL ration cards which should be issued in favour of those who are deserving for this. They said that BPL ration card holders had yet to receive ration and Sugar. The called for release of ration on monthly in all
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KPC to observe Jan 19 as black day
1/15/2019 10:32:10 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Jan 15: Kashmiri Pandit Conference (KPC) today decided to observe "Holocaust Day" on Jan 19, 2019 as "Black Day" by wearing black badges and hold corner meetings. Kundan Kashmiri, President KPC appealed to whole KP community that let us all pledge on this exodus day on Jan 19, 2019 to fight against our tormentors and continue to fight against injustice , plight and sufferings at the hands of separatists, fundamentalists as well as ignoring and isolating by the governments. Also let us continue our struggle to achieve our goal of separate Kashyap Bhoomi and abrogation of Article 370. He also told his supporters and activists to educate the youngsters and other India
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Irrigation & FC daily wagers' agitation enters day 30
1/15/2019 10:32:05 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: The ongoing agitation of All J&K Daily Wagers/Casual Labourers of Irrigation & Flood Control (FC) and RTIC Jammu being held in the premises of Irrigation Complex, Jammu has entered into 29th day today. The agitating employees are demanding regularization of all daily wagers which include casual labourers, need based workers and land owners, release of long pending wages for more than last 60 months. The employees staged a protest dharna under the leadership of Amarjit Singh, Kamal Verma, Shashi Kumar, Deepak Kumar, Arjun Kumar, Ranjit Kumar, Sunil Kumar, Lai Dass and others. 45 The protesters said that the 30 days have passed but still there is no ho
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Congress holds workers' meeting
1/15/2019 10:32:00 PM
Early Times Report Vijaypur, Jan 15: A prominent workers hold meeting at Vijaypur under the leadership of Senior Congress leader & Sr. Member Pardesh Congress Committee Jammu & Kashmir in hard core workers, delegates meet. They discussed several issues of development, organization, including coming elections. During replies addres-sed by Arun Kumar Sharma cautioned the Sr. workers , leaders against exploitative and divisive politics being played for electoral gain in the state as well district samba specially, our party going to win both the Assemblies and formed a stable Govt in the state and country under the leadership of Rahul Gandhi and GA Mir. He also cautioned BJP, NC, PDP and ot
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KP migrants completely ignored in PDP-BJP rule: MNP
1/15/2019 10:31:55 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: Manvadhikar National Party (MNP) J&K unit has expressed grave concern over the pathetic conditions of KPs living in exile for last more than 29 years. In a press statement issued by state spokesperson Ravinder Raina, party State President Sanjay Dhar and State General Secretary (Org) Vinod Kumar Pandita have stated that previous governments particularly the PDP-BJP rule completely ignored KPs. They said the previous regimes failed to implement PM employment rehabilitation package in letter and spirit despite passage of 10 years thereby putting career of hundreds of educated KP youth at stake, no additional required residential quarters could be construct
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BSF constable rewarded for quick response to militant attack
1/15/2019 10:31:51 PM
Jammu, Jan 15: A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was rewarded Tuesday by the Jammu and Kashmir Police director general for his "alertness and quick reaction" in foiling a militant attack last week. Constable Irshad Ahmad of BSF's 168th Battalion showed alertness while on duty and averted a major tragedy by his quick reaction to militants' attack in the Kashmir Valley on January 7, a police spokesman said. The DGP granted him a cash reward and a commendation certificate in recognition to his brave act, the spokesman said.
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Interviews for Khadim-ul-Hajaj to start from Jan 17
1/15/2019 10:31:44 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 15: The interview of candidates who have applied for selection as Khadim-ul-Hajaj shall be held at Haj House, Bemina Srinagar from January 17, 2019. The office of State Haj Committee informed that the interview for Pulwama and Baramulla candidates will be held on January 17, 2019 from 10.30 am, those from Anantnag and Kulgam and Bandipora on January 19 , 2019, while the interview date for Srinagar and Kupwara candidates has been scheduled on January 20, 2019. Similarly, the candidates from districts Shopian, Budgam and Ganderbal are to attend their interviews on January 21, 2019. The candidates of Jammu division and Ladakh region can attend the interv
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Army Officer dies of geart attack in Poonch
1/15/2019 10:31:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) died today apparently after suffering a massive heart attack while performing his duty near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, the police said. The JCO was on duty at a post in Sonawali Gali in Mankote sector when he suddenly fell unconscious on Tuesday morning, they said. The officer was then shifted to the hospital where he was declared brought dead, he said, adding that the body was handed over to his unit after legal formalities.
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What ousted BJP Congress from Power in New Delhi?
1/15/2019 10:31:33 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: J&K Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in a statement issued here, have expressed satisfaction that various political parties, thinkers and social reformists in the political circles are now laying thrust on adequate allocation of funds on education and health sectors. This is possibly being done in view of dramatic and magical galvanization of these sectors by Delhi government led by AAP. The release further made it clear that these changes have been made possible only because of allocation of sufficient funds under these two important sectors. To quote an example, the release said that J&K State has almost same population as that of New Delhi but in education sector
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Unknown persons strike at JK Bank branch Mendhar, decamp with CCTV cameras
1/15/2019 10:31:22 PM
Early Times Report Poonch, Jan 15: Unknown persons forced entered into JK Bank branch Mendhar in this district of Jammu division and ransacked property besides damaging CCTVs on the intervening night of Jan 14 and 15. "However, it was not known immediately whether the attackers decamped with any cash or not," a police official said, adding that further investigations have been taken up. Sources said that the unknown persons' forced entry inside the bank by breaking one of its walls. They ransacked property and damaged CCTV network installed in the bank branch. Initial reports also suggest that the unknown persons have taken away 4 CCTV cameras
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Republic Day-2019: CS chairs high level meeting to finalize arrangements
1/15/2019 10:31:01 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: With preparations for the upcoming Republic Day-2019 celebrations in full swing, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam chaired a high level meeting of officers at Udyog Bhavan here to finalize the arrangements for a colourful function. Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, Principal Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Principal Secretary, Home, Principal Secretary, Hospitality & Protocol, ADGP CID, J&K, ADGP Security, Administrative Secretaries, Divisional Commissioner Jammu, IGP Jammu zone, senior officers from Air Force and State administration attending the meeting. Divisional Commissioner Kashmir and IGP Kashmir Zone participated via video conf
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Sham Lal expresses grief over martyrdom of BSF officer
1/15/2019 10:30:53 PM
Jammu, Jan 15: Former Minister and Congress leader Sham Lal Sharma was deeply grieved over attaining the martyrdom by Vinay Prasad AC BSF due to burst of fire by Pak troops. He expressed his heartfelt condolences over the sad incident to bereaved family of the martyr. He said that our forces are though giving befitting reply to Pak troops but we should give it more effectively so that the Pak could not dare to do such nefarious activities. He prayed to God to grant peace to his noble soul and give courage to bereaved family to bear this great loss.
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H&ME Deptt issues appointment orders of 921 Medical Officers
1/15/2019 10:30:45 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Jan 15: To augment health care facilities in the rural and far flung areas of the state, Health and Medical Education (H&ME) Department today issued appointment orders to 921 Medical Officers recruited on fast track basis. To fast track the recruitment process, the H&MEM Department had made relevant provisions in the rules and SRO, which paved the way for making the recruitment process a time bound exercise. Pertinently, the department had referred one thousand vacancies of Medical Officers (MOs) of the Jammu and Kashmir Health and Family Welfare (Gazetted) Service to the J&K Public Service Commission (JKPSC) for making selections. After conducting the writte
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Advisor to discuss regularisation of contractual staff of Education Deptt
1/15/2019 10:30:34 PM
Jammu, Jan 15: Advisor to the Governor Khurshid A. Ganai, shall take a meeting of the Education Department in Civil secretariat Jammu at 11.30 am on Wednesday to discuss threadbare the issue of regularisation of contractual teaching staff engaged by Higher & School Education departments. In the meantime, he has directed Secretary, School Education Department, to issue the orders for re-hiring of the services of such contractual staff in School Education Department by one month, up to February 15, 2019.
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Union Finance Secy holds meeting, discusses JK issues
1/15/2019 10:30:23 PM
Early Times Report NEW DELHI, Jan 15: A meeting chaired by the Union Finance Secretary A N Jha today discussed various outstanding financial issues pertaining to J&K state. The meeting was attended by a team of officers from the State led by Principal Secretary, Finance, Navin Choudhary and comprised Commissioner-Secretary, PDD, Hirdesh Kumar Singh, officers of J&K Finance Department, representative of Union Power Ministry and senior officers of Department of Expenditure. Threadbare discussions resulted in an agreed roadmap to raise Rs 3500 Crore state bonds to liquidate outstanding power purchase liability. Further, issues related to market borrowing by the state for th
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10 day hockey coaching camp organized
1/15/2019 10:20:21 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: Singh Sports Club Society (SSCS) of Bandurakh organized a 10 day hockey coaching camp at Bandurath. According to press release, in the coaching camp hockey coaches Manjeet Singh, Inderpal Singh, Gurjeet Singh, Harvinderpal Singh and Taro Deepak Singh provided basic and technical coaching skills to large number of youth. Member PCC Satish Sharma was the chief guest on this occasion and on the concluding day a match was played between Singh Hockey Club Senior and Singh Hockey Club Junior. The match was won by Singh seniors by 4-2. Sharma appreciated the efforts of the club and distributed hockeys among the youth. Satish Sharma said that in the year
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Arco FC Baramulla, Hero FC Club secure win
1/15/2019 10:15:57 PM
Jammu, Jan 15: In an ongoing 12th Christmas Gold Cup Football tournament two matches were played at the Science College on Tuesday. 12th Christmas Gold Cup Football tournament is being organized by All J&K Christian Welfare Association. In the first match of the day, Arco FC Baramulla defeated Sainik Colony by 3-0. Mehraj netted the ball twice and Ishtiaq scored the third goal. Mehraj struck two goals in 12th and 16th minute. Ishtiaq scored the goal in 32nd minute. Sainik Colony FC was down and dusted in 900 minutes of the game. In the second match of the day, Hero FC outplayed JK SRTC by 3-0. Hero lub FC gave tough time to the opponents making them go on their knees. Basit scored in 27t
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Virat Matra Pitra Poojan held at R S Pura
1/15/2019 9:30:15 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: A grand "MatraPitraPoojan" was held at R. S Pura, Jammu by Akhil Bhartiya Dharam Prachar Sewa Samiti, Jammu Kashmir on concluding day of Shrimad Bhagwat Katha and hawan Yagya under the Presidentship of Sant Shri Umeshanandji Maharaj. According to press release, Swami Umeshanand speaking on the occasion emphasized that the pillars of Sanatan Sanskriti i.e. Ganga, Geeta, Gau, Gayatri and Gurushishya Parampara are being ignored in present scenario
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AOL Foundation conducts first 'Yes Plus' workshop
1/15/2019 9:30:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: Art of Living Foundation Jammu chapter conducted Yes Plus (Youth Empowerment Skills Workshop) the Art of Living Program Eliezer Joldan Memorial College Leh, Ladakh (also known as Govt. Degree College, Leh) for youth in which more than 50 students participated with full zeal and enthusiasm. 5 days 18 hours committed sessions with interactive lectures on optimism and stress management were key features. The Speaker of initial sessions was Rohit Ranjan Senior F
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People will choose strong government not helpless government: Avinash Khanna
1/15/2019 9:29:35 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: BJP's National Vice-President J&K, Avinash Rai Khanna on Tuesday said that people will choose strong government rather than helpless government in Parliament election of 2019. Khanna was addressing media at BJP Party Headquarter Jammu. Avinash Rai Khanna, said that opposition is desperate to form an alliance which has no moral existence. Pointing out that these political parties have nothing in common to proceed, he said that they have single agenda of grab
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Dozens of youth join Shiv Sena
1/15/2019 9:28:41 PM
Early Times Report Katra, Jan 15: Shiv Sena Bala Sahib Thackeray Jammu Kashmir state Gen Secretary Manish Sahni urged the Prime minister of India that one flag and one constitution is more important than one Nation and one Poll. While addressing the Media person hear today Manish Sahni said that with the instruction from High command and state president Party urged President of India to exercise his constitutional authority amending Article 370 to empower Parliament to integrate Jammu and K
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NDKMB organizes farewell for ZEO Pouni
1/15/2019 9:28:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: Namaan Duggar Kala Manch Bhambla (Pouni) organized a grand farewell in the honour of renowned poet and Zonal Education Officer Pouni Gopal Krishan Komal who is going to superannuate on 31st of this month. Being the patron of the Manch Komal has directed all its activities for almost four years. The programme was organized in the premises of Govt. Middle School Bhambla. Retiring ZEO was formally welcomed by Retd. Master K.C. Sharma (Coordinator), Mohinder D
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ROB Jammu organizes swachhta awareness campaign
1/15/2019 9:28:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: "Waste materials are gold and we have to recycle them to create wealth. For that we have to change our mind-set." it was the overall theme of the lecture delivered by Dr. Anuradha, Scientist Jammu & Kashmir Pollution Control Board. She was speaking in a Seminar -cum- workshop on Swachhta Awareness Campaign organised by Regional Outreach Bureau, Jammu at Industrial Training Institute, Canal Road, Jammu. The main highlight of the programme was live demonstrat
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Rajouri set to become J&K's first district to fully comply with JJA norms
1/15/2019 9:26:15 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Jan 15: Rajouri will soon become the first district in the State to be fully complying with all the laid down provisions of Juvenile Justice Act (JJA) and having all the structures and institutions provided under the Act. This was stated in a meeting chaired by Chairperson Selection Committee, Justice (Retd) Hasnain Masoodi which was also attended by District Development Commissioner Rajouri, Aijaz Asad. The Child Welfare Committee, Juvenile Justice Board, District Child Protection Unit and the Special Juvenile Police Unit are already in place in the district. The district is in process of setting up Village Level Child Protection Committees (VLCPCs) and
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Two verticals research domain finalized for DRDO research centre at CUJ
1/15/2019 9:26:08 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: DRDO officials, Dr. Shiv Kumar, Scientist - G, MED, Amit Kumar, Additional Director, Dr. Prabaharan .P, Dr. Rajesh Gill, and Dr. Prabhkaran Rana visited the CUJ main campus. DRDO official's team was formally welcome by Vice Chancellor Prof. Ashok Aima and briefed about the university research activities. In interaction session, Prof. Ashok Aima, Vice Chancellor conveys the major research interest of university and future possibility of research at CUJ by different national and aboard's university/institutes. After that, Deans and all HODs of different science departments including Chemistry, Physics, Nano Science and Materials, Botony, Computer science
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SKUAST-J holds 15th Board of Studies faculty meeting
1/15/2019 9:26:00 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: The XV meeting of Board of Studies of Faculty of Post Graduate Studies of SKUAST-Jammu was held today in the Conference Hall at Chatha under the Chairmanship of Prof T.A.S Ganai, Director\ Education. At the outset, Director Education extended a warm welcome to all the Professors of Faculty of Agriculture, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry and Faculty of Basic Sciences including senior Professors viz., Prof. D.P.Abrol, Dean FoA, Prof. S.E.H. Rizvi, Dean F. BSc., Prof V.K Razdan, Librarian, Prof. M.S. Bhadwal, Controller Examination Cell, Prof. S.K Gupta, Prof. Rakesh Nanda, Prof. J.S.Soodan, Prof R K Tagger, Prof. Rajiv Singh, Prof Mohd
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Teachers' training programme organized
1/15/2019 9:25:44 PM
Udhampur, Jan 15: A teachers' training programme was organized at Bhartiya Vidya Mandir Adarsh Colony Udhampur. According to press release, 62 teachers of 6 schools which come under the supervision of Bhartiya Vidya Mandir High School Udampur participated in the programme. The participating schools were BVM H/S Udhampur, BVM Thathi, BVM Ramnagar, BVM Reasi, BVM Katra, BVM Krimchi. Sangathan Mantri Bhartiya Shiksha Samiti Jammu Pardeep lightened the lamp. It was followed by exercise, Saraswati Vandana and recitation of Vidya Bharti songs. The main objective of the programme was to improve the teaching skills in the teachers through various techniques. Principal Renu Sharma thanked al
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Awareness drive on waste management organized
1/15/2019 9:25:36 PM
Poonch, Jan 15: An awareness drive was organised by District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Poonch in collaboration with Sustainable Development and Environmental Protection Mission (SDEPM) Poonch in ward no 2 and 9 of Municipal council Poonch. The main object of the awareness drive was to educate the people regarding solid waste management. The people of ward no 2 and 9 actively participate in the drive and put forward their demands for the installation of municipal Dustbins in the aforementioned ward. Those who were participated in the awareness drive were Adv Intakhab Ahmed qazi, Adv Bhanu Partap, Adv Toseef Akram, Adv Tayer Mahmood and Adv Romaan Manhas ( Trustees SDEPM) the retain
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DC Jammu inaugurates training program for Sarpanchs
1/15/2019 9:25:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: Deputy Commissioner Jammu Ramesh Kumar today inaugurated a four day training programme for newly elected Sarpanchs of Jammu district for capacity building. The training programme is being organized by Department of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj. Addressing the participants at the inauguration of the program, Deputy Commissioner stressed on the importance of healthy and vibrant functioning of Panchayats. Ramesh Kumar said that government intends to equip the sarpanchs and panchs through trainings aimed at making them familiar with the PR Act, participative planning, budgeting and accounting practices, social audit, etc. He said that such training
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JKSRLM starts two day training programme on manufacturing
1/15/2019 9:25:17 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 15: With an aim to create awareness and boom small scale industry of incense sticks that has made its presence in the International market , a two day training cum workshop on 'agarbatti 'and dhoopbatti manufacturing was organised by UMEED here on Tuesday. The Training is organised by Jammu Kashmir State Rural Livelihoods Mission (JKSRLM) in convergence with Jammu Kashmir State Pollution Control Board under the guidance of Central Institute of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (CIMAP) Lucknow. A team of two experts from CIMPA Lucknow Dr. R.K. Srivastava (Senior Scientist )are imparting training under Aroma Mission to various self help groups of Umeed . Speakin
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