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After reaching Delhi Omar starts ‘showing teeth’ to Centre
5/29/2020 12:06:34 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 28: After reaching Delhi, former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has started criticizing Centre for its failure to control things in Kashmir Valley. He chided Union Government for shifting all blames on Pakistan. “The Centre blames Pakistan for all this. In which case why are the people of J&K being punished for things beyond our control and for which we are not responsible?”, Omar tweeted on late Wednesday evening. “No big ticket investment, no economic activity, no development activity on the ground, no democracy & here the J&K government admits to a worsening security environment. 10 months later the 5th Aug 2019 report card doesn’t look impressive”, he added. Ridiculing Centre’s claim that there would be big investment in J&K after revocation of Article 370, he pointed out that there was no investment in erstwhile state of J&K. Omar, who remained in detention for several months under Public Safety Act (PSA) was released in the month of March. ...
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Kashmir Solidari Tea: Now Pak stooges to enjoy tea webinar cooked in ‘innocent blood’
5/29/2020 12:06:27 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 28: While the neighboring Pakistan has been enjoying the bloodbath it sponsored in Jammu and Kashmir for years, in the latest the enemy country wants to enjoy tea literally made of Kashmiri blood. As per details available with the Early Times, the Pakistan stooges have planned a host a webinar later this month whereby some of the known Pakistani stooges and some bagoda Kashmiris settled abroad are scheduled to interact online. “Kashmir Solidaritea Event: Join us with tea for Kashmir solidarity campaign,” is the online event scheduled to be held on May 30. It’s being organized by Let Kashmir Decide group. Sources said the Let Kashmir Decide is yet anot...
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‘Don’t blame BJP for 4G now, it can take credit for restoration later!
5/29/2020 12:06:16 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, May 28: If the issue of 4G internet services in the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir is out of the purview of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as asserted by its J&K UT unit spokesperson Brig (Retd) Anil Gupta, in a press release issued here today then the party must also make a commitment to the people of the UT particularly Jammuites that it won’t take any credit for the restoration of high speed internet as and when it happens. The statement issued here today by the BJP leader Brigadier (Retd) Anil Gupta has exposed the myth that the local leadership of the saffron party is also playing its part on the issue of restoration of 4G internet services in J&K by pl...
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BJP’s another gift of discrimination to Jammuites
80000 smart electricity meters to be installed in Jammu, only 35000 in Kashmir
5/29/2020 12:06:08 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, May 28: The Bhartiya Janta Party led Union government has given another gift of discrimination to Jammuites by taking the decision of installing 80,000 of the smart electricity meters in Jammu province while 35,000 in the Kashmir province. The decision to install smart electricity meters in Jammu and Kashmir provinces was taken in a meeting of Power Development Department (PDD), in which modalities for the implementation of smart meter installation project and execution of Annual Maintenance Contract (AMC) for IT infrastructure created under R-APDPR Part-A were discussed. In the meeting, headed by Principal Secretary, it was decided that the implementation of ...
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‘Ineligible’ engineers occupy top posts in JKPDC
5/29/2020 12:05:55 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 28: Some “ineligible blue eyed engineers” in Jammu and Kashmir Power Development Corporation Ltd are allegedly occupying top posts besides holding additional charges, sources told Early Times on Thursday. “The undergraduate and ineligible engineers/officers have been given the charge of higher posts and choicest postings. All the service rules have been ignored. These blue- eyed officers managed their illegal in-charge promotions by using influence of money and power depriving the senior and graduate engineers of their legitimate right,” sources claimed. They said that a diploma holder in Electrical Engineering, who was appointed as Junior Engineer near...
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SAC gets silent burial as J&K Govt pulls down website
Didn’t punish anyone during its tenure, erstwhile regimes spent Rs 6 cr on toothless tiger
5/29/2020 12:05:47 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, May 28: The Jammu and Kashmir government has finally taken down the official website of State Accountability Commission- http://jksac.nic.in/ from the cyber world, leaving behind the trail of failed measures taken by the successive regimes of the erstwhile J&K State to contain the mounting graft cases. On October 23, last year, the government ordered winding up of the SAC. The General Administration Department (GAD) issued an order stating that consequent upon the repeal of the Acts related to these Commissions by the J&K Reorganization Act, 2019, sanction is hereby accorded to the winding up of these Commissions, with effect from October 31, 2019 that is the...
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Despite Supreme Court directions cutters, mills, saw mills continue to operate in Sunderbani
Green Gold continues to be looted by violators
5/29/2020 12:05:28 AM
Ajay Sharma Early Times Report SUNDERBANI, May 28: The clear cut directions of Supreme Court that saw mills, mills and cutters should not be present without permission in the forests and areas near forest are being violated without any fail in this tehsil of Rajouri district in Jammu division. Sources told Early Times that the many of saw mills and mills are operating in Sunderbani and at the same time there is no stopping the violators of law to carry out cutting of trees with the help of cutters. They said the concerned officials of the Department of Forests are in league with violators and same is taking a toll on the green gold of the tehsil. “Following the Supreme Court dire...
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Death of Baramulla man pushes death toll due to COVID-19 to 27 in JK, 115 fresh cases reported
Positive cases 2036, active positive 1150, recoveries 859
5/29/2020 12:05:16 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, May 28: The death toll due to Corona Virus in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached 27 today as a man of Baramulla tested positive a day after his death. In the meantime, 115 fresh cases of COVID-19 were reported today in Jammu & Kashmir. Reports said that the COVID-19 test of a 55 years old man from Baramulla turned out to be positive today even though the man had died yesterday. The man was having some other ailments and passed away due to the same on Wednesday evening. His Corona Virus test report was received today and he turned out to be positive. So far 27 persons have lost their lives due to Corona Virus in Jammu & Kashmir...
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Nearly ‘84,000’ vacant posts in JK UT, Govt to fill maximum posts in current year
5/29/2020 12:04:59 AM
ISHTIYAQ AHMAD EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, May 28: As there are nearly 84000 vacant posts in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, the administration led by Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu is going to fill the maximum posts in the current year. Sources told Early Times that the recruitment process for over 84,000 posts halted on August 9 last year, the day the Centre revoked J&K’s special status has resumed in the Union Territory for all domiciles, including eligible non-locals and Pakistani refugees as per the new, amended domicile laws. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in Rs 1.01 lakh crore worth annual budget for Jammu and Kashmir for the financial year of 2020-21 in the L...
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HM, Jaish-e-Mohammad wanted to carry out 2019-type attack in Pulwama: JKP
5/29/2020 12:04:50 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, May 28: As a vehicle-borne IED blast was averted in Pulwama on Thursday, a security official said that 400 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were likely the target of the Jaish-e-Mohammed. The CRPF convoy of nearly 20 vehicles was supposed to start from Bakshi Stadium camp today morning and reach Jammu. “This convoy was supposed to start from Bakshi Stadium camp at around 7:00 am and was supposed to reach Jammu. The convoy had almost all rank officials and personnel of CRPF which were close to 400. It is suspected that terrorists wanted to target this convoy through a Santro Car seized and destroyed by Jammu and Kashmir police along with CRPF and...
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Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents
Sector 14 Guru Nanak Nagar residents pained due to least concern shown by people at helm
5/28/2020 11:58:41 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, May 28: People living in the sector 14 Guru Nanak Nagar area are perplexed over the bad condition of roads and lanes in the area. They are also upset with the fact that the garbage is not being lifted from the area thus creating nuisance. The sector 14 Guru Nanak Nagar area is a part of the Gandhi Nagar constituency and it is presenting a sordid tale of absolute neglect from the people at helm. The successive governments have failed the people of this colony and th...
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Excise Commissioner assesses proposal to rent out deptt’s assets to NHAI
Visits Lakhanpur to check modalities
5/28/2020 11:57:37 PM
ASIF IQBAL NAIK EARLY TIMES REPORT Jammu, May 28: In a significant development, the government of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir has begun a major exercise to rent out certain assets at Lakhanpur to National Highway Authority of India (NHIA). In this connection, Excise Commissioner R K Shavan visited Lakhanpur to review field working and to make an on the spot assessment of the department’s assets while exploring the possibilities for rational utilization and renting out unutilized...
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Doda Girl recoveres from COVID 19 sent back to Home
13 persons including 11 from NHPC hospital quarantine sent back to homes
5/28/2020 11:56:44 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, May 28: After carrying a news report regarding delay in arrival of test reports of people with travel history from outside Union Territory of the inmates lodged at quarantine centers, the Kishtwar administration today released 13 persons including 11 persons who were kept in quarantine facility center at NHPC Hospital after completion of requisite quarantine period of 14 days. As per the details available with Early Times, even after collecting the samples 15 days ago- the reports of some of the people kept in quarantine center NHPC hospital were awaited as a result of which the release of all the inmates kept inside the said quarantine cen...
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Adamant Principal not willing to sign salary bills of Class IV employees
Staff continues to suffer, without salaries for two months
5/28/2020 11:56:12 PM
ASHWANI SHARMA EARLY TIMES REPORT UDHAMPUR, May 28: In the ongoing nationwide lockdown the class IV staff members of Government Model Higher Secondary School, Ramnagar are not getting their salaries for the last two months and the third month is on the verge of completion, while their superiors have received all their pays and perks during this duration normally. The insiders are openly blaming the in-charge Principal of the school for all this mess. “The class IV staff has lodged complaints against the Principal, Kiran Devi at the Grievance Cell on two occasions which ultimately paved the way for the enquiries,” the insiders informed. “Principal is not even regular to her duties and h...
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Lt Guv administers oath to BR Sharma as Chairman JKPSC
Sharma to review functioning of commission
5/28/2020 11:55:48 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, May 28: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today administered oath to the newly appointed Chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission, Sh. B.R. Sharma at the Raj Bhavan. The government has appointed former IAS officer B R Sharma as Chairman Public Service Commission. Sources told early times that the LG GC Murmu administered the oath to the newly appointed chairman of PSC. “The oath ceremony was low profile amid the ongoing curbs on social distancing in the wake of covid-19 pandemic,” sources said. B R Sharma had told early times that that he will join the office after the oath. Sources said that he will review overa...
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DFO says its normal, as per procedure
Indiscriminate cutting of Khair trees raises eyebrows
5/28/2020 11:55:27 PM
ASHWANI SHARMA Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, May 28: A contractor entrusted with the job of cutting Khair trees has allegedly chopped the green gold much more in numbers than what was sanctioned by the concerned Forest authorities of Ramnagar in district Udhampur. Sources informed that trees were cut illegally in Dandal, Birmoo, and Kirmoo areas falling under the jurisdiction of Ramnagar Forest Division in the month of March this year. “The trees which have been cut included both, marked ...
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‘Technical Education Department’ to be called ‘Department of Skill Development’
Police book 4 persons for disobeying quarantine rules
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Repatriation flight is tentatively scheduled from Muscat to Srinagar on June 2
PRS counters open for general public at J&K Railway Stations
DLSA Jammu launches helpline numbers to facilitate stranded labourers
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