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Heart diseases are prevalent but preventable: FC Health
9/29/2020 11:46:13 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Financial Commissioner Health & Medical Education, Atal Dulloo today on the occasion of ‘World Heart Day’ said that heart ailments contribute highest number of deaths globally but the same can be prevented by adopting certain lifestyle changes. The FC was addressing healthcare professionals here through video conferencing. Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Samir Mattoo was present on the occasion. Renowned cardiologist, Dr Upendra Koul, famous in th
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SKUAST Jammu launches 2nd chapter of 2 month Training Program for Agri start-ups
9/29/2020 11:45:54 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 29: Two months agri-entrepreneurship Start up training program was today inaugurated, here at Agri-Business Incubator, SKUAST Jammu. Vice Chancellor, Prof. J.P Sharma was the Chief Guest on the occasion. In his message, Prof. Sharma briefed about the important role of innovation and entrepreneurship in the elevation of the agricultural sector and its various stakeholders. He exhorted the young entrepreneurs to think outside the box and come up with unique creative ideas for establishment of their start ups. He advised the participants to have an informative and interactive two months training programme. The training program is sponsored by Ministry of
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2 Army personnel injured after truck falls into Narsoo Nallah
9/29/2020 11:45:47 PM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 29: Two Army personnel were injured after an Army truck fell into Narsoo Nallah near Sarmoli on Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Udhampur on Tuesday. According to the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Udhampur, two army personnel Nayak Panwar and Suresh Sabre were injured after one army oil drum vehicle skidded off the road on National Highway 44 at Narsoo Nallah. The vehicle was coming from Udhampur and was travelling to Srinagar. "A rescue operation was immediately launched and evacuated the two injured Army personnel from the vehicle," SSP said. "The injured personnel were shifted to the Army hospital Udhampur for treatment, " SSP added.
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General Line Teachers appeal Samoon to address pay anomaly
9/29/2020 11:45:42 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 29: General Line Teachers (GLTs) in Jammu and Kashmir recruited through the J&K Services Selection Board (SSB) have called to an end to the pay anomaly at an earliest to end the disparity currently existing in the Education Department. A delegation of the general line teachers alleged that they were being discriminated upon by the government by not addressing the “huge pay anomaly between several cadres in and outside the department”. The teachers said that their counterparts in rest of the Indian union territories were “far ahead than them in terms of Grade Pay and other service benefits”. “Teachers in all other Union Territories of India are placed
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Bovine smuggling bid foiled in Rajouri's Khawas, 24 animal rescued
9/29/2020 11:45:36 PM
Rajouri, Sept 29: Police here in Rajouri district foiled a bovine smuggling bid on Tuesday and rescued 24 animals from the possession of two smugglers. Police said that a team from Khawas police post led by SI Sudershan Lal under the supervision of Station House Officer Budhal Som Raj and Deputy SP PC (OPs) Imtiyaz Ahmed was on routine patrolling in Bhela Keri area of Khawas when movement of two smugglers alongwith bovines were noticed and they were intercepted. Police team rescued 24 bovines from the clutches of smugglers who were arrested from the spot. Accused include Khadam Hussain and Naseeb Mohammad, sons of Kesar Din residents of Gundha Khawas. A case in FIR No 80/2020 u/s 188/IPC
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HC quashes PSA of detenue
9/29/2020 11:45:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey allowed the review petition and quashed the detention order no. 82/DMA/PSA/DET/2018 dated 22.03.2019 and directed the respondents to release the detenu namely Mohammad Abbass Dar s/o Abdul Rashid Dar R/o Larm Ganji Pora, District Anantnag, forthwith, unless required in any offence. Justice Ali Mohammad Magrey while quashing the dention order observed that examining the present case on the touch stone of the above settled position of law, there are specific averments made in the petition that the detenu was not supplied the materials relied upon by the detaining authority. It is stated that the detenu was provided material
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DC Ramban discusses traffic management on highway, reviews progress of construction work
NH Four Laning Project
9/29/2020 11:45:27 PM
Early Times Report RAMBAN, Sept 29: Deputy Commissioner (DC), Nazim Zai Khan today chaired a high level meeting of officers from Army, Police, Traffic Police, Revenue and National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) besides representatives of construction companies to discuss traffic management on Jammu-Srinagar, National Highway (NH-44). The DC instructed the National Highway Authority of India and the construction agencies associated with the Highway (NH-44) four-laning project to ensure m
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DDC Doda reviews preparedness for implementation of B2V3
9/29/2020 11:45:07 PM
Early Times Report DODA, Sept 29: District Development Commissioner, Dr Sagar D Doifode today chaired a meeting to review the preparedness of line departments for smooth implementation of Back to Village-Phase III (B2V3) in the district. The DDC enquired about the list of the officers deployed for different Panchayats, training schedule for designated Visiting officers and constitution of monitoring committee. He also discussed the day wise activities to be carried out in the Panchayats by
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Farmers’ awareness camp held at Bajalta
9/29/2020 11:44:33 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 29: To promote Horticulture in Kandi areas of Jammu district, the Department of Horticulture today organized one day Farmers’ Awareness Camp, here at Bajalta area of Block Nagrota. Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu, S. Sarabjit Singh, District Level-Subject Matter Specialist (Pomology),Sandeep Gupta, Horticulture Development Officer, Dansal, Sandeep Sharma, BDC Chairman, Block Nagrota, Rehmat Ali, Corporator Sidhra, Mumtaz besides farmers/ Fruit growers in large number participated in the camp. Five Hundred Families of the area were provided 1500 fruit plants at 90% subsidy under Backyard Horticulture Programme. All the SOPs for COVID-19 were followed an
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National Education Policy a revolutionary reform: Kavinder
9/29/2020 11:44:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta said education imparted at early stages is pivotal and plays an indispensable role in shaping the future careers of students. “Learning at the early stage builds a stronger base on which future endeavors in education can be built,” Kavinder Gupta said while releasing Volume-lll of IDPS CHRONICLE - monthly school newspaper of International Delhi Public School here today. ÌDPS Chronicle is the first school newspap
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FPOs will empower, increases farmers’ income: PMJKYPA
9/29/2020 11:44:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 29: Tarsem Singh Manhas, J&K Convenor of Prime Minister Jan Kalyankari Yojana Prasar Abhiyan (PMJKYPA) said that the decision of Union Government of opening of 10,000 new farmer producer organisations (FPOs) across the country in the next five years will play a vital role in increasing the income of the farmers and to empower them. In this connection, a convention was held at Block Marh under the chairmanship of Tarsem Singh Manhas in which Kulbhushan, President of Block Marh along with all his officials joined this campaign. The campaign has been initiated under the guidance and call of Pusheesh Arya, National Media In-Charge and Shailendra Vijayvargiya,
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Udhampur DDC reviews performance of R&B department
9/29/2020 11:43:57 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, Sept 29: District Development Commissioner, Udhampur, Dr. Piyush Singla today reviewed the progress of roads, buildings, bridges and other ongoing developmental works of municipalities and other departments being executed by R&B department under CRF, NABARD, State sector and languishing projects. At the outset, SE PWD, Shakti Sagar gave a detailed brief about the ongoing developmental projects. He informed about the status Central & State Sector Schemes which include Jeevika Bhawan, Udhampur–Ramnagar road, Special treatment to Kagadmad spot, Devika theme park, Renovation of Residential quarters, Status of Ramnagar - Dudu road, Culvert at Birwan to D
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GDC Akhnoor organizes inter-college slogan writing competition
9/29/2020 11:43:50 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: GDC Akhnoor organized an Online Inter- College Slogan writing competition on theme “Truth and Non-Violence” in context of Week- long celebrations on 151st birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi under the guidance of Principal of the college, Dr Namarta. Students from different colleges of Jammu participated in the event, making this online event a successful one. Also, Principal of the college applauded the students’ participation in online events. E-certificates were awarded to all the participants. The event was coordinated by Dr Aksa Rao, HOD English and Prof Sonia Bhau, HOD Commerce.
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3400 revenue documents including 3145 domiciles issued; 78 % grievances redressed
Jan Abhiyan in Rajouri
9/29/2020 11:43:45 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Sept 29: District administration Rajouri has issued 3400 revenue documents, including 3145 Domicile certificates and redressed 78 percent grievances received during the unique three week outreach initiative- Jan Abhiyan. The individual benefit services have been paced up during the ongoing flagship Jan Abhiyan programme in the district owing to overwhelming response from the public in all the blocks. Received during the Jan Sunwai sessions held in the district, the administration has redressed 78 percent grievances pertaining to different departments including PDD, PWD, PMGSY, Social Welfare department and others. The remaining grievances would be redressed
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Cardiologists of GMC Jammu organize Walkathon on World Heart Day
9/29/2020 11:43:45 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Confusion, Chaos and COVID seems synonymous in present context and eventually lead to stressful conditions around thereby inviting numerous associated ailments and adding to the already alarming morbidity and mortality graph, said Dr Sushil Sharma at the outset of inaugurating walkathon on the World Heart Day. He, however, revealed that nothing is more powerful than human resolve which can be ascertained with the Jammuites pledge to participate in the walk
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Training session held to update officers
9/29/2020 11:43:04 PM
Early Times Report KISHTWAR, Sept 29: District administration Kishtwar, under the supervision of Additional Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Pawan Parihar, today organized a training session for the officers to update them about the implementation of Back to Village -edition 3 (B2V3). On the occasion, the master trainers-Chief Accounts officer, Fund office, Irfan Majid, District Social Welfare Officer, Tariq Parveaz Qazi, sensitised the officers about the motive behind organising programmes like Jan Abhiyaan and B2V3. Joint Director planning, Mohd Iqbal, informed that 136 Panchayats are to be covered across the district under Back to village phase-III and the officers have to stay at their
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Accord financial concurrence to posts of Dental Surgeons: TMF
9/29/2020 11:42:57 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: In view of already growing problem of unemployment in JKUT the file for creation of around 500 posts of Dental Surgeons is doing round of the offices as the Finance Department of Health and Medical Education Department (H&ME) has failed to accord concurrence to the creation of these posts. Referring to media reports, Team Mask (TMF) chairman Vijay Sharma lambasted the authorities for their callous approach towards already grave threats existing in view of growing resentment of unemployed youth of JKUT. Sharma expressed his concern of authoritarian approach of bureaucratic system and appealed to Lt Governor to look into the matter and resolve the issue o
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JMC distributes dustbins in Ward Nos 29, 33
9/29/2020 11:42:54 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: With a view to maintain better sanitation and hygiene in the markets and also to stop disposal of garbage on roads, Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) distributed dustbins to the shopkeepers of Ward Numbers 29 and 33 (Shakti Nagar/ Shiv Nagar Road). The dustbins were distributed by Chander Mohan Gupta, Mayor, JMC in presence of Avny Lavasa, Commissioner and Tinna Mahajan, Secretary, JMC. On the occasion, Mayor JMC appealed to the owners of shopkeepers and o
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Neeraj demands NIA probe into oxygen scam in GMC Jammu
9/29/2020 11:42:36 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Demanding NIA inquiry into the oxygen scam and the deficiency of ventilators in GMC, Jammu, Social activist Neeraj Gupta observed a day long hunger strike along with other prominent citizens in front of the GMC gate. Neeraj Gupta said that the government is not paying heed for the supplies of essential services in GMC. There is no facility of medicines, ventilators, CT Scan, Oxygen etc. even number of medical staff including para-medical staff is not sufficient in the GMC. He said that the government is not fulfilling the promises and assurance which it is required to fulfill during this pandemic of Corona. This negligent attitude of the government
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New farm laws will ruin lives of farmers: Dogra
9/29/2020 11:42:36 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: The OBC Department of Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) held a protest against Modi-led Union Government for implementing the Farmers Law. The OBC Deptt PCC J&K demanded immediate revocation of the anti-Farmers laws framed by Union Govt. The protest was organized by District Chairman OBC Deptt (Urban & Rural), Rajkumar Mehra and Jagdish Kashyap. Demanding revocation of farm laws, OBC Department PCC Chairman Suresh Kumar Dogra said that these laws shall br
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Contract Agreement will be for crops and not for land: Dr Jitendra Singh
9/29/2020 11:42:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh said today that the Contract Agreement, as per the Act brought in through the new Agricultural Laws, will be for the crops and not for the land, and alleged that the farmers are being misled to believe otherwise. Launching a campaign from his Lok Sabha constituency in support of the Farmers Laws brought in by the Modi Govt and against the disinformation being spread by the Congress Party, Dr. Jitendra Singh was addressing the Party workers, Sarpanches and BDC Chairmen from the border villages and other areas of districts Kathua and Udhampur. Dr. Jitendra Singh said the irony is that while the common farmer is satisfie
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Education Department distributes 91368 student health cards
9/29/2020 11:41:55 PM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Sept 29: The School Education Department Rajouri on the directions of the District Development Commissioner, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh has provided 91368 health cards for the medical checkup of the students. Under this scheme general health check-up of every student shall be held and record will be maintained through health cards in the schools. As per Chief Education Officer, the department distributed MDM ration among 67136 beneficiaries. While briefing about the online community classes, the CEO said that against the total enrolment of 88089 students 58784 were benefited through the online classes. He further informed that there are 51 seasonal centres and
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DC Reasi flags off Fit India Freedom Run
9/29/2020 11:41:54 PM
Early Times Report REASI, Sept 29: Deputy Commissioner Reasi, Indu Kanwal Chib, in presence of Senior Superintendent of Police, Rashmi Wazir and DYSSO, Subash Chander on Tuesday flagged off Fit India Freedom Run here from the premises of the DDC office complex. The freedom run culminated at sports stadium. The event was organised by the department of Youth Services and Sports. The girl students from GHSS Reasi and all the staff members of the district administration participated in the even
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Fast-unto-death by KPSS members enter day 10
9/29/2020 11:41:06 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 29: The fast unto-death by Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti (KPSS) members continued for the 10th day on Tuesday, demanding written assurance by the administration that non-migrants are eligible for recruitment under Prime Ministers package. Administrative Council (AC) last week approved that both Kashmiri migrants and non-migrants are eligible for recruitment under Prime Ministers package. “Yesterday late in the evening, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Srinagar, met and asked to end our fast and discuss the issue with the administration,” KPSS member Sandeep Koul said. But, till the time written assurance is given to them, they will not end
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All Department Casual Labours United Front holds protest, demands regularization
9/29/2020 11:41:05 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: All Department Casual Labours United Front Jammu Province under the leadership of president of all departments held a peaceful protest here today in front of the office of the Chief Engineer, PW(R&B) Department, Rail Head Complex, Protesting Casual Labours/Need based employees demanded immediate regularization of their services. During the protest all SOPs were followed including maintenance of social distancing and wearing masks. Protesters said that t
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Manjit Singh concerned over poor road connectivity in Domana
9/29/2020 11:40:36 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 29: Apni Party Provincial President Manjit Singh has expressed deep concern over the poor infrastructure and shabby condition of roads in Domana which is hardly a few km away from the City. “The Public Works and other Govt Depts concerned with the work should take up developmental activities in Domana and its adjoining areas where condition roads are in bad condition,” said Manjit Singh. The Former Minister said that Domana should be a symbol of development for other villages in Jammu region but the lack of interest in the administration towards developmental activities has put the normal life out of gear in these areas. Referring to the road condition
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RRRM demands early implementation of recruitment package of Kashmiri Pandits
9/29/2020 11:40:29 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Kashmiri Pandit group Reconciliation, Return & Rehabilitations of Migrants (RRRM) today accused the Jammu & Kashmir administration of delaying implementation of recommendations of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs to fill the vacant posts against the PM Package towards the return & rehabilitation of the Kashmiri Migrants. Satish Mahaldar, Chairman RRRM said that despite repeated reminders the recruitment process is pending. Satish requested the administration of Jammu & Kashmir to implement High Court & the MHA order in letter & spirit so that the deprived members of the minority community get relief to sustain & survive. “It is an irony that no
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LG directs officials to use choppers of Raj Bhawan for medical emergency
9/29/2020 11:39:56 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 29: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha directed officials on Tuesday to use the helicopters of the Raj Bhawan to evacuate medical emergencies from remote areas of the Union Territory, which remain cut off during the winter months. Chairing a meeting to review winter preparedness, the LG directed the officials to use the choppers of the Raj Bhawan for medical emergencies, in addition to the helicopter services extended by the Centre in the
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JKCCTU holds protest, demands roll back of labour, farm bills
9/29/2020 11:39:55 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Large number of Trade union leaders, activists and employees including dozens of women activists held a protest demonstration at Press Colony, Srinagar and at Electric Complex Panama Chowk Jammu today against the recent anti-labour and anti-farmer bills passed in the parliament and demanded their immediate rollback. The protest was held as a part of nationwide protest call given by AISGEF under the banner of J&K Co-ordination Committee of Trade Unions (JKCCTU). Md. Maqbool President JKCCTU & National Secretary AISGEF while addressing at Press Colony, Srinagar said that the present Central Govt. under Modi’s leadership is pursuing the disastrou
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JKTA Zone Dudu constituted its zonal unit
9/29/2020 11:39:50 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT UDHAMPUR, Sept 29: JK Teachers Association (JKTA) Zone Dudu of District Udhampur held a virtual meeting under the leadership of its Zonal President Kewal Kumar, attended by Provincial Chief Coordinator Charan Dass, District Chief Spokesperson Satpaul Singh, District Advisor Isher Dass Balla, District Special Secretary Mohd Farooq, District Organizer Pardeep Kumar and senior members of JKTA of Zone Dudu. After threadbare discussions in the meeting, Mohd Asgar as vice president, Tariq Hussain as chief publicity secretary, Nasir Din as general secretary, Promila as finance secretary, Mool Raj as organizing secretary, Ashok Kumar as chief organizer, Arman Ali as addition
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BJP demands special package for transporters, others
9/29/2020 11:39:44 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Ashutosh Gupta, State Convener of BJP Transport Cell Jammu & Kashmir UT today urged upon the Lt Governor Manoj Sinha to announce a special package for Transporters, tour & travels agencies, excursion agents, drivers and conductors in the transport sectors of UT Jammu & Kashmir. “Transporters, Tour & Travels agencies, Auto, Taxies, and Bus Drivers, Conductors and Helpers are among the worst sufferers due to ongoing Covid-19 pandemic situation. These class
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Casual Workers to Launch Massive Hunger Strike on Oct 2
9/29/2020 11:39:35 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT Jammu, Sept 29: The casual workers of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Health Engineering Department and Power Development Department, have been protesting for several days against the administrative negligence. Now, over 1 lakh casual workers, working in various departments including irrigation, PHE, PDD, Forest Department, safai karamchari, horticulture, among others, united under the banner J&K Casual Labourers’ United Front (JKCLUF) have decided to launch a united struggle with a hunger strike on October 2– on Gandhi Jayanti –to reiterate their long standing demands. Their demands are basic: release of pending wages, regularisation of their jobs, and implementation o
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Yuva Rajput Sabha extends full support to PHE workers of Jammu
9/29/2020 11:39:30 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: President Yuva Rajput Sabha (YRS), Surinder Singh Gilli holds a press conference at sabha head office, Bantalab, in favour of PHE workers who are on protest against government for there rights and Gilli Yuva Rajput Sabha (YRS) has extended its full support to PHE Employees United Front, Jammu Province, which is spearheading the agitation of daily wagers of the department. Announcing the decision to extend support while addressing a press conference here today, the YRS president Surinder Singh Gilli said that the Sabha is in favour of PHE workers who are on protest against government for their legitimate rights. Gilli said that PHE workers from the la
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Div Com Jammu listens to public grievances
Assures quality disposal; resolves several issues on the spot
9/29/2020 11:39:30 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 29: Divisional Commissioner Jammu, Sanjeev Verma, today held a public Sunwai camp and listened to public grievances as a part of Jan Abhiyan launched by Jammu and Kashmir Government in the run up to Back-to-Village phase III programme. On the occasion, scores of public delegations, individuals put forth their demands seeking early disposal of the same. A deputation of kerosene dealers from Rajouri district complained that they are not getting regular supply o
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Bishnah’s BJP Councilor releases Anoop Giri Maharaj’s book
9/29/2020 11:39:24 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Bharatiya Janta Party leader and Councilor Sahil Gupta from Municipal Committee Bishnah along with Ayodhya Gupta, Harbhajan Singh and other BJP leaders, released a book written by Shri Shri Anoop Giri Maharaj. Ayodhya Gupta and Harbhajan Singh were present as special guests in the programme. Councilor Sahil Gupta said Shri Shri Anoop Giri Maharaj has written this book with all his hard work, experience and dedication, adding that we can test the future,
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Prominent political activists from Anantnag-Kulgam join Apni Party
9/29/2020 11:39:12 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Various prominent political activists from Anantnag and Kulgam district on Tuesday joined the Apni Party in its office at The Bund in Lal Chowk Srinagar. Those who joined the party included Bashir Ahmad Bragami former zone president PDP zone Dooru, prominent social activist and lawyer Faizan Ahmad Haji from Shangus constituency, Haji Ali Mohammad from Kokernag former Congress Block President along with their dozens of workers. On this occasion, Mohamm
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BSP seeks probe against Tehsildar Latti for humiliating Patwari, land grabbing
9/29/2020 11:39:03 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Bahujan Samaj Party (J&K) strongly condemned the behaviour of Tehsildar Latti Roshan Lal Bakshi for harassing and mentally torching a Scheduled Caste Patwari posted at Patwar Halqa Latti for the last two years allegedly on the caste basis. Briefing media persons here today, Somraj said that Tehsildar Latti, being a magistrate, has humiliated the said Patwari at Dev Sthan Sudh Mahadev and also tried to grab his owned land. The said Tehsildar used his serv
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JKPSC declares JKCCE-2018 result
9/29/2020 11:38:52 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has declared the result for Combined Competitive Examination -2018 (CCE-2018). “The Commission in its Extra Ordinary Meeting held today decided to declare the result of all the candidates who had appeared in the interview and also to notify their aggregate marks while publishing a list of candidates to be summoned for Medical Examination in accordance with the relevant rules” a JKPSC communiqué stated. As per JKPSC, seventy (70) candidates have been declared to have qualified, for the Medical Examination which will be conducted at GMC Jammu/Srinagar. The dates of the Medical Examination shall be n
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AAA hails UT Govt for financial aid to artists
9/29/2020 11:38:46 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: The decision of Union Territory JK Government to provide financial aid to all needy and indigent artists having suffered monetary loss following breakdown of cultural activities due to Covid-19, different Artists Associations of Jammu under the umbrella of All Artists Association (AAA), Jammu have hailed the step for extending helping hand to tide over the problems of Artists during Covid-19 crisis. A meeting was held the other day at Trikuta Palace, Jamm
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Landslide closes Srinagar-Leh highway
9/29/2020 11:38:42 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 29 : A massive landslide has closed the Srinagar-Leh highway as scores of vehicles are stranded on the two sides of the Zojila Pass. Traffic officials said a massive landslide hit the India Gate area in the Zojila Pass on Monday evening after which traffic on the over 340-Kms long Srinagar-Leh highway was halted. “Efforts are going on to clear the landslide and restore traffic on the highway”, traffic officials said. Meanwhile, scores of vehicles including trucks and light vehicles are stranded on the two sides of the Zojila Pass that connects the cold desert Ladakh region with the rest of the country. The highway remains closed from November to Apri
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Teacher nabbed for pasting threatening posters of Lashkar
9/29/2020 11:38:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Notwithstanding tall claims of the authorities, teachers and other employees have been working as Over Ground Workers (OGWs) in different parts of J&K. As per reports, police have arrested a school teacher in Pulwama district of South Kashmir for allegedly involving in threatening locals by pasting threat posters in Kakapora area. According to report of a news agency, police received a complaint from locals of posters on behalf of Lashker-I-Islam were found pasted in Gundipora Kakapora area of Pulwama in which threats were given to the local people. “The posters give threat message to youth including girl students besides, their involvement in adult
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Horticulture Deptt organises one day Farmer awareness camp
9/29/2020 11:38:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: In order to promote Horticulture in Kandi areas of Jammu district, the Department of Horticulture District Jammu organized one day Farmer Awareness Camp at Bajalta, Block Nagrota today. Chief Horticulture Officer Jammu S. Sarabjit Singh, District Level-Subject Matter Specialist (Pomology) Sandeep Gupta, Horticulture Development Officer, Dansal Sandeep Sharma, BDC Chairman, Block Nagrota Rehmat Ali, Corporator Sidhra, Madam Mumtaz besides farmers/ Fruit growers in large number participated in the said camp. 1500 No of fruit plants were distributed to 500 families at 90% subsidy under Backyard Horticulture Programme. All the SOPs for COVID-19 were fol
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Terrorists attack security forces in south Kashmir, no one hurt
9/29/2020 11:38:18 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Some unidentified terrorists on Tuesday attacked a patrol party of the security forces in Anantnag in south Kashmir, however, no one was injured in the attack. According to reports, a patrol party came under attack by terrorists in the Marhama area of the Anantnag district in south Kashmir. The terrorists opened fire on the search party which was retaliated but no loss was reported, a police official said. “Terrorists fired at the security forces at Marhama area of Anantnag south Kashmir, no loss was reported. Security forces cordoned the whole area as it’s believed that some terrorists could be holed up in the area.” After the attack, the area wa
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CBI nabs Govt employee in bribe case
9/29/2020 11:38:12 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Tightening noose against the “corrupt” government servants, the sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation Jammu on Tuesday, yet again nabbed a top officer of Public and Health Engineering Department for demanding and accepting the bribe. Sources in the CBI here told UNI that acting on a complaint lodged by one contractor, Assistant Executive Engineer, PHE Division, Rajouri, Fateh Ali, was taken into custody for demanding and accepting the bribe. “The complainant lodged a complaint that in 2016-17, when the tainted officer was posted in Samba, in Flood Control Department, he carried out some work but his bills were pending, and we’re not being cleare
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Navin directs for hassle free movement of fruit laden trucks
9/29/2020 11:37:49 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Principal Secretary Agriculture and Horticulture Departments, Navin Kumar Choudhary today chaired a meeting to review the arrangements for smooth transportation of fruit crops to outside of the Valley at Civil Secretariat here. The meeting was attended by DC Udhampur, Piyush Singla, DC Poonch, Rahul Yadav, SSP Traffic Highway, ADC Anantnag, ACR Ramban, Director Planning and Marketing and other officials through Video Conferencing while SP Traffic, repre
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More than 100 delegations call on Advisor Baseer Khan
9/29/2020 11:37:31 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: As part of the weekly public hearing programme, several delegations and individuals met Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan today at Grievance Cell, Church Lane, Sonwar Srinagar and apprised him about their issues, grievances and sought his intervention in redressal of the same. Over 100 delegations and individuals from across the Jammu and Kashmir region met the Advisor who projected the problems regarding civic amenities, education, road
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13 held for charging money from labourers for ''smooth'' entry into J-K
9/29/2020 10:11:36 PM
EArly times Report Kathua, Sept 29: Thirteen people have been arrested for illegally charging labourers from outside Jammu and Kashmir on the pretext of facilitating their "smooth entry" into the Union Territory, police on Tuesday. Seven cases, including one in Punjab, have been registered in this connection, they said. A probe has also been instituted against some policemen, including an assistant sub-inspector, after it came to light that they tried to allow entry of people from the second bridge over Ravi river in violation of the set protocol, Senior Superintendent of Police, Kathua, Shailendra Kumar Mishra said. "The entry to Jammu and Kashmir from outside is being allowed unde
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Pakistan violates ceasefire in Poonch; Indian Army strongly retaliates
9/29/2020 10:11:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 29: Pakistan resorted to unprovoked ceasefire violation on the Line of Control (LoC) on Tuesday targeting Indian positions in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district. Col. Devender Anand, spokesman of Defence Ministry said that at 4.30 am, Pakistan initiated unprovoked ceasefire violation by firing with small arms and shelling with mortars along the LoC in Mankote sector of Poonch district. "Indian Army retaliated befittingly," he added. Since the beginning of this year, Pakistan has been violating the bilateral ceasefire agreement signed by India and Pakistan in 1999. A total of 24 civilians were killed and over 100 injured in more than 3,186 ceasefire vi
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KPC expresses resentment over neglect of displaced KPs
9/29/2020 10:11:15 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Kashmiri Pandit Conference (KPC) expressed its strong resentment and displeasure over completely ignoring the victim KP relief holders, over-aged youths and other grave issues of the displaced community, besides, extending its full support to KPSS demands. KPC in a meeting today at New Delhi expressed its anger and anguish over the failure of JK UT government as well as of the central government to solve the problems of Kashmiri Migrant Relief Holders and Over-aged youth who are the worst sufferers of the three decade long turmoil and official apathy. It is most unfortunate that the authorities and the establishment at the helm of affairs have not
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PEECC condemns arrest of AIPEF leaders
9/29/2020 10:10:46 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: The Jammu & Kashmir Power Employees and Engineers Coordination Committee (PEECC) strongly condemned the arrest of All India Power Engineers Federation (AIPEF) leaders including its chairman by the UP administration in response to their genuine protest against privatization of Discom in UP. The illegal arrest of one of our bravest voices who spoke for the constitutional values of our country chairman AIPEF, Er Shailendra Dubey along with other leaders an
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Shailendra launches e-MARG online payment to contractors for maintenance of PMGSY roads
9/29/2020 10:10:18 PM
EArly Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 29: Principal Secretary, R&B Department, Shailendra Kumar, today launched e-MARG online payment to contractors for maintenance of PMGSY Roads here at the Civil Secretariat. Principal Secretary said that e-MARG is an e-Governance solution to monitor maintenance of roads and assist the JKRRDA (Jammu & Kashmir Rural Road Development Authority) officials, Contractors and Banks. He said the department and other stakeholders are currently using e-MARG for moni
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Congress seeks extension of online registration for army recruitment rally
9/29/2020 10:10:03 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Former MLC and Chief Spokesperson of Jammu and Kashmir Pradesh Congress Committee Ravinder Sharma has urged the army authorities to extend the date for online registration for the recruitment rally at Rajouri scheduled from 11th to 22nd December. Sharma said that as the online registration was done during lockdown in April which is a joke with the eligible unemployed youth and has deprived most of them from applying in view of 2G services and complete lo
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Collusion between BJP leaders-Estates officers costing dearly to state exchequer: Harsh
9/29/2020 10:09:45 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 29: Seeking immediate eviction of all illegal occupants of Estate Bungalows, the activists of NPP led by Harsh Dev Singh, Chairman-JKNPP & former Minister held a massive protest at Gandhi Nagar today. The protestors torched the effigy of BJP government and later held a huge demonstration alleging an unholy nexus between the unauthorized occupants and officers of the Estates Department. They raised slogans against the government as well as the Estates Departm
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