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Blue-eyed" Relief Organization AEE holds charge of 5 sub-divisions for 6 yrs
Having allegedly refused to obey transfer orders, he now gets charge of Xen
7/27/2014 11:31:21 PM
Akshay Azad Jammu, July 27: A "blue-eyed" Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE), who continues to be in Relief Organization, Jammu, for the past six years, has been holding the charge of five sub-divisions. He is alleged to have grown so "powerful" that a few months back, he had refused to obey his transfer order issued by government. Surprisingly, he has been holding the charge of five sub-divisions for the last more than six years and recently the higher officials in Relief Organization, expressing "gratitude" to the officer, gave him the charge of Executive Engineer (Xen). Sources informed Early Times that AEE Rajesh Sharma has been holding the charge of five sub-divisions across Jammu and Kashmir for the last more than five years. "On September 14, the state government had issued order of transfer of said engineer to the office of Chief Engineer R&B, Jammu, but instead of joining the new assignment, the AEE managed his posting at Relief Organization Jammu, with the help of a Mi...
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Sheikh Nazir should join Hurriyat Conference
7/27/2014 11:31:02 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: In a newspaper interview last week, National Conference's General Secretary on 'medical leave' Sheikh Nazir Ahmad has proudly admitted that he has never visited New Delhi, the Indian capital, in the last 43 years. According to him, the Indian politicians, particularly Jawahar Lal Nehru and Mrs Indira Gandhi have been cruel to the NC founder Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah. Mrs Gandhi, according to him, did not release Sheikh Abdullah from jail when his daughter Surraya Matoo's wedding was happening in Srinagar in 1971. That event, he says, forced him to decide that he should never in his life visit New Delhi or any other place beyond the border at Lakhanpur. ...
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BJP cultivating separatists to open account in Kashmir?
Resentment in Jammu
7/27/2014 11:30:51 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: The one-on-one meeting between national BJP general secretary and incharge J&K JP Nadda and Kashmiri separatist, author of anti-India 'Achievable Nationhood' and chief of People’s Conference (PC) Sajjad Lone in Kashmir has not gone down well with the supporters of the BJP. Most of them have taken an exception to this controversial meeting. Nadda met with Lone at his residence last week and the meeting between the two was confirmed by none other than state BJP general secretary (organization) Ashok Koul. What transpired during the meeting between the two is still not known. Even Ashok Koul feigned ignorance about what was discussed between Nadda and Lone...
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PSC functions with just 2 members
7/27/2014 11:30:37 PM
M Rafiq SRINAGAR, July 27: The work in the state's premier recruitment agency-Public Service Commission (PSC)-has virtually come to a halt as the Commission happens to be deficient of six members against the total strength of eight members. In the last three years, six PSC members have retired and the resulting vacancies have not been filled so far. Five years term of three members including M M Bhat, R L Bharti and H S Goswami ended in May 2011, while as its ex-member Tara Singh retired in December 2009. The term of another member Javeed Makhdoomi also ended in January 2013 while as Khazir Mohammed Wani completed his term on March 2 this year, leaving the PSC with only two members a...
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CM's fast track recruitment moving at snail's pace!
Joining letters of 107 Sub-inspectors in Finance Deptt withheld, aspirants smell conspiracy
7/27/2014 11:30:28 PM
Arun Singh Jammu, July 27: The fast track recruitment of coalition Government hwas going on virtually at snail's pace as the joining letters of 107 Sub-inspectors in Finance Department have been withheld since last two months after publication of final selection list by Jammu and Kashmir Service Selection Board (JKSSB) on May 12, 2014. Sources told Early Times that Service Selection Board had advertised 107 posts of Sub-Inspectors (Divisional Cadre Jammu) in Finance Department on 10/05/2013 as per notification no. 06 of 2013. Initially the recruitment process for the posts took place on fast track mode but the process was slowed down in the end allegedly with malafide intentions, ...
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BJP high command ready to sacrifice some seats to accommodate JKNPP
7/27/2014 11:30:14 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: State unit of BJP is under pressure to enter into alliance with pre-poll alliance with Jammu and Kashmir National Panthers Party (JKNPP). Some leaders especially those belong to Udhampur district are opposing any under-standing with JKNPP but high command has decided to accommodate JKNPP to avoid division of pro-Jammu votes. Credible sources in the BJP said that some central leaders of the party were in touch with JKNPP leaders especially Bhim Singh and Harsh Dev Singh. They want alliance with JKNPP at any cost. JKNPP has been demanding six to eight seats and BJP high command is ready to leave such seats in the interest of Jammu. Credible sources said...
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Infighting in BJP likely to intensify over allotment of tickets for Assembly polls
7/27/2014 11:30:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: The infighting in the BJP is likely to intensify in the coming days when the final selection process to allot tickets for Assembly polls starts. The party which is upbeat with the success in the Parliamentary elections is attracting many people, which is likely to sideline the veterans. The party is intensifying its campaign to attract more people to come in its fold. Many people, who are successful in their respective careers have already joined and many more are likely to join soon. The people affiliated with the party say though it welcomes development yet at the time of allotting tickets the new comers should not be given preference over the party...
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Rs 1,600 cr worth Wetland Scam surfaces in South Kashmir
7/27/2014 11:29:53 PM
Saahil Suhail Anantnag, July 27: A land scam worth Rs 1,600 cr has surfaced in South Kashmir's Marhama area where a wetland spread over an area of 500 acres was allegedly allowed to be filled by the government. It was filled by some land-grabbers with the alleged government patronage. The wetland had been a place for years for the migratory birds. Documents in procession of Early Times reveal that in the month of August last year three Srinagar residents started filling the submerged land in the village which according the department of Ecology, Environment and Remote sensing, is wetland/marshy land spread over 500 acres in a linear shape. The villagers, who are up in the arms against ...
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License of JK Medicity Hospital suspended, building sealed
7/27/2014 11:14:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: A day after a case of gross medical negligence was reported from JK Medicity hospital in Channi area of the city in which an eight month pregnant woman was erroneously administered a drug to terminate her pregnancy, Director Health Services, Jammu sealed the private hospital that falls under jurisdiction of Channi Police Station, here today. The seizure came to effect after suspending the registration of the hospital. The order issued by DHS having No DHSJ/NHCE/3097-3108 read as, "Where as, a news item has been published in the leading News Papers of the state that a doctor and Female Health Worker were arrested for their negligence in performing th...
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JU twist rules to adjust blue eyed in Remote Sensing Department
Eligibility compromised in violation of UGC norms
7/27/2014 11:14:05 PM
Avinash Azad Jammu, July 27: Anger is brewing among the aspirants, having higher qualification in Remote Sensing and GIS, against the eligibility criteria fixed by department for the posts of Assistant Professors, advertised recently. Moreover, in blatant violation of University Grant Commission (UGC) norms, for the posts of Assistant Professors, eligibility criteria has been set as PG Diploma in Remote Sensing instead of PhD or National Eligibility Test (NET). According to recent advertisement issued by University of Jammu, a total of 22 posts of Assistant Professors were advertised and the applicants were asked to submit forms before August, 17, 2014. "In the list, two posts of As...
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Where is Mustafa Kamaal?
7/27/2014 11:13:52 PM
Early times Report JAMMU, July 27: Where is the outspoken NC additional general secretary Mustafa Kamaal? "Has he gone in hibernation? Is he not contesting the assembly election this time? Is he not happy with the decision of NC president Farooq Abdullah and NC working president Omar Abdullah to appoint Ali Mohammad Sagar as party's general secretary? Are the three Abdullahs - Farooq Abdullah, Omar Abdullah and Mustafa Kamaal - on the same page as far as the party affairs are concerned? These are some of the questions the people have been asking for days now. These are very relevant questions. After all, Mustafa Kamaal, who used to speak and issue strong statements almost everyday, has n...
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With Ramadan all set to end, political activities likely to gain momentum in state
7/27/2014 11:00:58 PM
Jehangir Rashid SRINAGAR, July 27: As the holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close the political parties of the state are all set to gear up their activities since the assembly elections are just few months away. In the coming days people of the state more so Kashmir are all set to witness an increase in the political activities. As the Peoples Democratic Party has almost finalized and published its list for the upcoming assembly elections it is quite possible that the party may take lead in the holding of public meetings and allied functions. The party leaders are all set to gear up and pose a challenge to their opponents especially in seats being held by National Conference and Congr...
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Centre shames J&K for tardy implementation of MHRD schemes
4743 girls enrolled against 6700 under KGBV, only 13 buildings completed against targeted 99
7/27/2014 11:00:48 PM
Bivek Mathur Jammu, July 27: It has been blowing the trumpet of self praise for doing "tremendous work" in the last five and half years, but the fact of the matter is that Jammu and Kashmir government has failed dismally to execute the welfare schemes sanctioned by the Ministry of Human Resources and Development (MHRD) and has come under sharp censure by the centre for its failure. The ruling regime was criticized by the Union government for its failure to provide basic amenities like toilets and drinking water in the school and weak implementation of Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidyalya (KGBV) scheme. As per a document available with Early Times, the J&K government has enrolled only 4743 gi...
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Bargaining for election tickets picks up ahead of elections
`Old Faces paying Rs 40 to Rs 60 lakhs to sideline new comers'
7/27/2014 10:59:45 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 27: As Political parties these days are announcing their candidates for the forthcoming assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, highly placed sources confirmed that massive bargaining involving lakhs of rupees between authorities having voice in political parties and expected candidates is going on these days. Sources said that as political parties are carefully announcing their candidates to grab every opportunity of success, however some old faces who were defeated by their rivals in previous assembly elections are using old tactics of bribing concerned office bearers to get tickets for 2014 assembly elections. "Every political party is divided in t...
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Former MP's brother accused of land grabbing, Police of inaction
7/27/2014 10:59:29 PM
Arun Trisal Kathua, July 27: Even as the former MP from Kathua- Doda -Udhampur, Lal Singh has been accused of encroaching state land and the case is being heard by competent courts, similar allegations have been leveled against his brother, identified as Sohan Singh Bhullu S/O Swarn Singh in Kathua. One Sharat Chander Nagra accompanied by his wife and son in a press conference here alleged that his 21 Kanals of land vide Khasra number 839/777 was being forcibly captured by the brother of ex M.P Lal Singh, who along with others has been trespassing his land and they were being threatened by the land mafia repeatedly. "They have forcefully cut various trees on the land repeatedly threate...
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Militants hide out busted, huge cache recovered
7/27/2014 10:59:22 PM
Syed Tahir Bukhari BARAMULLA, July 27: In a joint operation of 46 Rashtriya Rifle (RR) and the special wing of Jammu and Kashmir Police, a militant hideout was busted at Hajibal area of Baramulla town in north Kashmir and huge cache of arms and ammunition recovered from it. According to top police official, Security forces on Sunday achieved major success when they busted a militant hideout in Baramulla district of north Kashmir and recovered large quantity of arms and ammunition. There were no reports of any arrest. Sources said that after a specific intelligence input, Army's 46 Rashtriya Rifles of counter insurgency Kilo Force and Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir ...
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5 of a family arrested for abetting to commit suicide, woman battling for life
Dowry shame!
7/27/2014 10:59:12 PM
Syed Tahir Bukhari TANGAMARG, July 27: Police arrested five members of a family including the husband of pregnant woman who was forced to take some poisonous substance in Tangmarag area of Baramulla district on Sunday. According to sources that, a woman from Traran village of North Kahsmir's Tangmarag area was married to Bilal Ahmad Malik from Hariwatnu Chek area. Sources added that Bilal and his family were frequently forcing the woman (name with held) to collect money from her father to assist them in constructing a new house. "Once the woman managed to arrange money for the in-laws but this time her father was not in a position to help her, as a result she was tortured by her in-la...
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Poor governance takes toll on health resorts
7/27/2014 10:59:03 PM
Shakeel A Khan GANDERBAL, July 27: Poor governance has taken toll on almost all the tourist spots which are dying a slow death. It is the government sponsored destruction which has marred the natural beauty and it will be in the very near future that Kashmir Valley won't be on the world tourism map. Sonamarg, which is one of the most beautiful tourist spots of the Valley, is fast losing its identity, thanks to the people in power. The government is watching the interference of the mean people in the fragile environs of the Sonamarg, forgetting about the fact that this place is the home to the Thajiwas Glacier, which ensures the sustained supply of drinking water to the lakhs of people....
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Demanding audit, NSF stages protest against VC CUJ
Demanding basis facilities, LJM takes out protest rally
One dies after eating mushroom dish
CAPD under scanner, involvement of officials suspected
ReT Teachers demands salary
Upgradation of weaker section Govt's prime duty: Bhalla
Sikh protesters term Saharanpur violence as conspiracy against minorities
Female dental surgeons' hunger strike enters 27th day
Trolley rams into shops, man killed
Jammu leaders fail to raise people's voice in Assembly: PDP
Congress workers stage protest against rising inflation
Youth commits suicide, 2 women attempt to end lives
After Baltal unrest yatra number declines
Army captain killed, another injured in road mishap
Dr Jitendra inaugurates National Diabetes Conference
Charas, poppy straw seized
Fake terrorist held while extorting money from panchayat members at Tral
Paharis rue denial of ST status, threaten to launch protest
INC(U) demands ticket to Abrol
Sangram Sena installs statue of Baba Lal Ji
People extended gratitude to administration
Pakhroo appointment as DSE Jammu hailed
Panjtilla villagers protest against PHE department
J&K bank functions on Sunday in view of Eid in Kashmir
4,446 pilgrims pay o beisance at Holy Cave
JKTF discusses issues of teacher community
Cong condemns PDP for tearing off Azad's banner
Northern Army commander briefs about situation on LoC, hinterland
KPs smell rat in recent incidents of violence across valley
More incursions expected from China: Defence expert
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