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Jaws of death shatter Khan Family’s dream of purchasing fresh blankets for flooring
Lose family head in grenade attack, wait for compensation
1/28/2020 11:42:21 PM
Jehangir Rashid SRINAGAR, Jan 28: A single parent family consisting of five members is living a life full of hardships since the lone bread earner of the family was snatched by jaws of death after he was seriously injured in a grenade explosion almost three months back. The grenade explosion took place at Hari Singh High Street in the heart of summer capital of union territory of Jammu & Kashmir. The explosion shattered the family of Khan’s living in the Habak area in the outskirts of the Srinagar city. The family is yet to come to terms after losing its head. Fifty years old Fayaz Ahmad Khan, resident of Meerak Shah Colony, Habak used to sell traditional fast food item (masala) at Hazratbal market in order to eke out a living for the family consisting of six members. On November 4, 2019 he decided to go to Hari Singh High Street to sell his merchandise, but fate had something terrible in store for him and the family. On this day militants lobbed a grenade towards Central Reser...
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No compensation for victims of ‘mysterious disease’ in Udhampur
Kidney failure not a routine epidemic, Govt should compensate, say experts
1/28/2020 11:42:07 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 28: Even as atleast ten children have died of mysterious disease and around a dozen others were hospitalized, the government is yet to announce any special relief or compensation for the victim families. Health experts said the kids, mainly below four years of age, had died after suffering for symptoms like vomiting and fever. But what has remained shocking about all these cases is that the patients had also suffered from renal problem in the form of lower passage of urine in Ram Nagar block of Udhampur. The health experts said the “renal problem” seems to be “kidney failure.” “Kidney failure is not a routine issue but a deadly concern. The government ...
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Deputed for campaign in Delhi, J&K BJP leaders busy in photo sessions
1/28/2020 11:41:59 PM
Early times report Jammu, Jan 28: BJP has called leaders from J&K to “help” Delhi unit in the on-going assembly polls in the national capital but most of the leaders who have been invited are busy in posting pictures and videos on the social media. Instead of seriously campaigning for party candidates in Delhi, leaders from J&K are busy in doing ‘photo sessions’ at different localities to befool central leadership. As per some videos and pictures posted by these leaders, they are campaigning in isolated places and are looking non serious in doing their job. There is race among BJP leaders from J&K to put pictures and videos on the social media to give a message that they are the ‘st...
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What next? Holiday cancelled, police medals rechristened
1/28/2020 11:41:43 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Jan 28: Jammu and Kashmir administration has sent yet another message to Kashmir centric leaders by changing the nomenclature of the police medals. The Home Department of J&K UT on the eve of 71st Republic Day issued an order stating that Sher-e-Kashmir has been removed from the police gallantry medals and these have been rechristened. An analyst while talking to Early Times said, “National Conference during its tenure had included title of Sher-e-Kashmir everywhere just to drive home a point that everything in J&K is connected with the NC founder late Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah.” He said that the administration of the newly carved Union Territory has made th...
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SSA funds worth lakhs meant for construction of toilet complexes in schools embezzled
CEO Kishtwar constituted four member inquiry committee to probe the matter
1/28/2020 11:41:33 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Jammu Jan 28: In a glaring example of open loot of state exchequer, the officials at the helm of affairs in School Education Department during the year 2015-2016, 2016-17, & 2017- 2018 in Kishtwar District embezzled funds worth several lakhs meant for the construction of toilet complexes in schools and for building additional construction in the schools. As per the details available with Early Times, the government of India under National flagship scheme through Serva Siksha Abyan (SSA) provided funds worth several lakhs for construction of separate toilets for Boys and Girls in majority of schools in Kishtwar District for which an amount of Rs. 85000 each has been provi...
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J & K crown of India; It is our responsibility to pull it out of its turmoil: PM
1/28/2020 11:41:22 PM
AGencies New Delhi, Jan 28: Blaming three to four families and political parties in Jammu and Kashmir for the present situation in the state, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that abrogation of Article 370 was aimed at solving long standing problem in Jammu and Kashmir. Addressing the NCC rally , the PM said,’’the Problem of Jammu and Kashmir was persisting ever since the country attained its independence. What has been done for the solving the problem? About 3 to 4 families and political parties were not only interested in finding solution of the problem but also in keeping the issue unsolved. The result of this was that Kashmir got destroyed by continued terrorism in whi...
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ZEO Sathara comes forward to support truant teachers
Denies to handover seized school records to new teachers at GPS Kakra Khalani
1/28/2020 11:41:08 PM
AB Sharma Early Times Report Poonch, Jan 28: The Zonal Education Officer Sathara has virtually become stumbling block in functioning of Government Primary School Kakra Khalani of Tehsil Mandi of district Poonch as she has denied to handover the seized school records to newly appointed teachers ostensibly to favour previous teachers, who were attached due to truancy. Sources told Early Times that the functioning of the Government Primary School at village Kakra Khalani in Ward No. 1 of panchayat Khanoo Khani has been obstructed the concerned ZEO. “There were two teachers in this school, who were close relatives. Only one of them remained present at time in the school. They were h...
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Agents rule the roost in Govt.’s hospitals
1/28/2020 11:40:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Jan 28: The agents of the some medical shops and private diagnostic labs have made city hospitals especially the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMC&H), Jammu and its associated hospitals a ground to carry out their business by luring the patients under the nose of the concerned authorities. In the absence of a system, the GMC&H Jammu and its associated hospital viz …Shri Maharaja Gulab Singh Hospital (SMGS) Hospital, Chest and Diseases Hospital, Psychiatry Disease Hospital, and Super Specility Hospital have become money minting machines for agents. According to sources, the patients admitted in the above-said hospitals are lured by the agents of s...
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Despite drawing HRA, GMC Anantnag faculty members leave Hospital everyday
Principal Justifies!
1/28/2020 11:40:50 PM
Early Times Report Anantnag, Jan 28: The top health officials at Government Medical College Anantnag, are restoring to favoritism, cab be gauged from the fact that a group of faculty members of the newly established Medical College are being allowed to move back to their homes each day in blatant violation of norms. According to reports, the authorities at Government Medical College (GMC) Anantnag have arranged a bus for the faculty members so that they can move back to Srinagar without facing any inconvenience. They said that those faculty members, who are being allowed to leave Associated Hospitals of Government Medical College Anantnag, are drawing House rent allowance (HRA) and as ...
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Earned international accolade for State in Karate, Rajouri girl’s achievements remain unrecognised
Parents obtain loan to send daughter to S Africa for competition
1/28/2020 11:40:35 PM
Ankit Kessar Early Times Report Sunderbani, Jan 28: Despite facing numerous hardships in pursuit of achieving her goal, Azamat Bibi (20) of village Mawa Patrara near LOC of Rajouri district, who earned international accolade for her country as well as for her State but her achievements, were not given worth for what she deserved. In order to realize her dream, Azamat’s parents, who lived a small village near LOC of tehsil Sunderbani , sacrificed a lot. Her father Mohammad Iqbal, who is ...
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Govt to organise road shows next week to pull investors in JK
1/28/2020 11:15:01 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Jan 28: Jammu and Kashmir is set to organise road shows across India to invite investors to invite in the new Union Territory. This is a major push for the government to ensure investment by foreign investors post abrogation of Article 370. Government has decided to organize road shows from next month in Chennai, Ahmedabad, Surat, Bangalore, Kolkatta, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Delhi to invite investors to invest in Jammu and Kashmir. Government has identified 14 sectors for prioritizing efforts for the investment in J&K. These include: Manufacturing, IT sector, tourism hospitality, film production, agriculture, milk poultry, wool production ...
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LeT militant arrested in Pattan area, unidentified gunmen lobbed grenade in Tujjer
1/28/2020 11:14:22 PM
S Tahir-ulHaq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Jan 28: The security forces claimed to have arrested a militant of LeT outfit in Pattan area, while suspected militants have also lobbed a hand grenade in Tujjer area of Sopore town in this north Kashmir district on Monday late evening. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Baramulla, Abdul Qayoom said that they have arrested a local militant of Bandipora district from Andergam area of Pattan town who is affiliated with the Lashkar-e Toiba (LeT...
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Filth, garbage scattered near PHE water tank at Mendhar
1/28/2020 9:48:50 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report POONCH, Jan 28: The Public Health Engineering (PHE) Department Mendhar claims that clean drinking water in supplied to people but the reality is something different. The water supplied is totally unsafe, full of impurities even sometimes giving foul smell. There have been many cases where small snakes, poisonous insects were seen in water supply. The condition of pipes through which the water comes for domestic use are totally unsafe, rusted and leaking....
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