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Is Edu deptt suppressing facts before Centre?
Quality education claims
7/16/2018 11:32:01 PM
Early Times Report jammu, July 16: On Monday, J&K's Education department didn't leave a stone unturned to beat the trumpet of quality education in the state during the country-wide video-conference chaired by Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar for the Education sector under "Aspirational Districts Programme". However, the startling facts on ground continue to paint a grim picture of the education sector in the state, with government-run schools facing paucity of infrastructure necessary for the quality education. As per government's own facts and figures, in the government schools of Jammu region alone, there are hundreds of schools which are devoid of libraries and laboratories while there are 19,273 schools wherein toilet facility, drinking water, government building or compound walling is missing. Such figures while unmasking the tall claims of the authorities concerned over ensuring betterment in state's education sector have once again proved h...
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Governor's admin cuts Pak stooges to size
PDP led regime treated them like 'VIPs' even in jail
7/16/2018 11:31:50 PM
Early Times Report jammu, July 16: Since the day Governor's rule has been imposed in Jammu and Kashmir separatists and Pakistan stooges have been pushed to the wall. An analyst while talking to Early Times said, "The Governor's administration has tightened its noose around the separatists and is not allowing them to call the shots anymore." "The separatists, including Geelani, Mirwaiz and Yasin Malik, have been cut to their size. Recently Yasin Malik was lodged at Kothibagh Police Station in Srinagar for 10-days and he was treated like an ordinary prisoner," the analyst added. He said that during the PDP-BJP regime the separatists were treated like "VIPs" even in the prison. "Soft polic...
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Nepotism rampant in LA secretariat
7/16/2018 11:31:40 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report kishtwar, July 16: Several legal provisions have given unwarranted autonomy to the Assembly secretariat, which have been misused by those at the helm of affairs to promote corruption, nepotism and complete lack of transparency in the working of this important institution. Sources told Early Times that there is dire need of hard reforms in the Assembly secretariat as government orders are conveniently trashed there and no one cares to implement or follow them. One could not believe that the process for formulation of recruitment and service rules in the secretariat stands initiated fifteen years back, but unholy nexus within the institution ensured that...
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Setback to Crime Branch in Rassana case as envelope containing hair strand of victim was found empty in Court
7/16/2018 11:31:33 PM
Early Times Report jammu, July 16: The Crime Branch has reported failed to produce the hair strand of victim of the Rassana case in the Court because three layers envelope today placed before the Court was found empty. Although defense lawyer A K Sawhney refused to divulge further detail about the envelope while interacting with media persons due to restrictions imposed by the Court, he only revealed that there was no hair strand in the envelope produced in the Court. Sources said that failure of the Crime Branch to produce the hair strand is big setback to the case of the Crime Branch because it has been alleged in the charge-sheet that Crime Branch had recovered and seized various item...
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10 weeks after opening of Durbar, files remain confined to bags, boxes at Civil Secretariat
7/16/2018 11:31:18 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report srinagar, July 16: It has been over 10 weeks since the secretariat, or Durbar, was shifted back to Srinagar, yet several departments have not taken out files from the boxes they carried from Jammu. As part of the bi-annual 'Durbar Move', under which the Jammu and Kashmir government functions for six months each in the twin capitals, all move offices closed in Jammu in last week of April and opened in Srinagar on May 7. Surprisingly, several departments are ...
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First Lady Usha Vohra e-inaugurates J&K Bank's first women branch
e-launches special products for women, entrepreneurs Unveils Pink Platinum Debit/ Credit Cards for women
7/16/2018 11:30:44 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 16: Credit facilitation and non-traditional Skill development of women are very important areas for banks to look into so as to enable and empower them to participate productively and successfully in the economic progress of the country. And to have a space wherein ladies themselves explain and educate women about all the credit facilities they require for their entrepreneurial activity, and advise them about the returns on their investments, is really a great...
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With no bridge, students swim across river to pursue education
7/16/2018 10:56:46 PM
Early Times Report UDHAMPUR, July 16: Notwithstanding the tall claims of the successive governments of providing better amenities to the far flung areas of the state, the students of a remote village Pachond in tehsil Latti-Marothi of district Udhampur not only cover long distance on foot but even swim across the river Tawi to reach their schools. In their pursuit to get themselves educated, the students of Government Higher Secondary Schools, Jakhed and Latti wake up early in the morning an...
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DIET Reasi needs will to run institution
7/16/2018 10:56:26 PM
Sahil Sharma Early Times Report Reasi, July 16: District Institute of Education and Training Reasi lacks all basic necessities including infrastructure, out parking, gate and informative board of the instruction is also nowhere on the ground. According to the sources, "administration of the DIET is not aware about the DIET infrastructure". Congress grass infront of the DIET is as tall as trees in any forest, locals informed. All the senior most lecturers along with HOD of all subjects o...
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Accept your mistakes like NC did: Omar to Mehbooba
'PDP, BJP failed people of JK'
7/16/2018 10:49:19 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 16: Opposition National Conference leader and former J&K Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday asked the PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to admit the mistakes that the PDP-BJP alliance committed in their rule. "We (NC-Congress coalition regime) made mistakes that led to the 2010 (agitation). But we learned from our mistakes. But Mehbooba Mufti is not accepting the mistakes, instead blaming people why they went closer to (army) camps in 2016 (agitation). She even said whether (the youth killed in 2016) had gone to buy milk and toffees," Omar said in his address while presiding over party's provincial committee meeting here. The meeting was attended by ...
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Chocked drains wreak havoc in Rajouri town
7/16/2018 10:49:12 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, July 16: Encroachments on the drains by the shopkeepers, PHE and other departments is responsible for blocking of the drainage system on both sides of the existing roads in and around Rajouri town and the water flowing on the roads has damaged these roads badly. About 500 meter stretch of road between BGSBU turn and Seema Mor , road between ITI and Malik market, Pirkanju link road, few kilometre road patch from district hospital-PG College-Ujjhan, recently macadamised BGSBU road, Rajouri-Darhal road are few examples which were badly damaged due to blocked drainage. Either the people have encroached the drains or these were blocked as the PHE department has p...
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Govt falters on its promise of pucca house to urban dwellers
Sanctioned 9510, constructed only 188 in 3 years
7/16/2018 10:48:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 16: Despite incessant thrust of Union Ministry of Housing and Urban development to provide pucca house to urban dwellers under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U), the coalition government of BJP-PDP has failed to deliver. As per the document in possession of Early Times, in state of Jammu and Kashmir, the Union ministry had sanctioned nearly 9,510 pucca houses to urban homeless dwellers in four financial years including 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 but it failed to construct houses in time bound manner. The callousness on part of ministry can be gauged from this fact that since the scheme was launched in state, the government has succee...
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Seminar on 'Doctor-Patient Relationship' turns into political battlefield
7/16/2018 10:48:14 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 16: The incident of political rivalry between Bharatiya Janata Party and Congress came to fore when two ex-Ministers exchanged arguments during a seminar on Doctor-Patient Relationship organised by Jammu Doctors Forum (JDF). Keeping in view the deteriorating relationship between the doctors and the patients and finding some solution to this problem, Jammu Doctors Forum organised a seminar on the Doctor-Patient Relationship on Sunday in Jammu but the objectivity of the seminar was defeated by the political rivals. Number of dignitaries were invited and spoke on the topic but ex-Minister for Health Bali Bhagat began criticising the policies of the previou...
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Fruit rates in Jammu to be revised after 23 yrs
Ring Road affectees welcome Guv decision
7/16/2018 10:48:08 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 16: After a gap of more than 23 years, J&K has finally decided to revise the rates of fruit trees which get axed during land acquisition for any public utility project. The Governor's regime, as per sources, has directed Director Horticulture Jammu to constitute a committee which can finalize the fresh rates. Farmers affected by Semi Ring Road in Jammu have welcomed this decision. As reported already, on the direction of High Court and continuous reporting by Early Times, the authorities had started making reassessments of fruit trees coming under alignment of Semi Ring Road in Kashmir valley. Sources say that rates of fruits in Kashmir were to be e...
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No separate toilets for female employees in most Govt offices
7/16/2018 10:48:01 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 16: The lack of toilets in government offices is causing inconveniences for female employees in Jammu and Kashmir. An official said that female government employees complained several times about lack of toilets in government offices. "There shall be separate lavatories for females in government offices. The lack of toilets is bringing huge inconvenience to women employees," a female employee at DC office Srinagar said, wishing not to be quoted by name. Another female employee of School Education Department said, "People suffering from diabetes have to go for natures call frequently thus are the worst sufferers of this inconvenience." "Sometime w...
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By allowing cross LoC trade Government compromising with nation's security, encouraging drug addiction in J&K
7/16/2018 10:47:55 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 16: For the vested interests of some odd businessmen and self-styled peace activists, the government is compromising national security and is spoiling younger generation of the State by not stopping cross-LoC trade. This trade, as per reports, has become biggest sources of funding terror in J&K and smuggling drugs in this state and other parts of the country. Today Team Jammu sought personal intervention of Governor N N Vohra to protect younger generation of J&K from the deadly menace of drug addiction by stopping cross LoC trade. Team Jammu observed it cross-LoC trade is supply line of smuggling heroin, charas and other narcotic drugs from across the borde...
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Govt orders major reshuffle in administration
Raghunath Bazar Businessmen Association meets Div Com Jammu
Civil Defence Training Programme concludes
Lecturer allegedly commits suicide, parents allege murder
National Bone and Joint Day on Aug 4
NIAC insures Hajis under SR
Two found dead
Former MP conducts three days tour of Rajouri and Poonch
Governor inaugurates SFA Football League Phase II
Tehsildar in dock for defying govt order
Jammu Chamber of Commerce alleges discrimination, threatens agitation
Javadekar reviews progress of Education sector in 'Aspirational Districts'
Team Jammu urges Governor to plug drugs supply
Blackmailer harasses public: JKACF
National Awardee teachers deprived of Incentives
AAP Governor, to form elected Block Development Council, District Development Boards
ROF discusses issues of pensioners
Centre should get Lok Pal established: MPEJ
ESRM stages nukad "Jaan Hai Jahhan Hai"
CUJ organized the first NSS Special Summer Camp, 2018
SKUAST-TAJ seeks enhancement in retirement age
ABDPSS arranges Bhandara for Amarnath Yatris
GDC Bishnah conducts door to door Swachhta campaign
Younger brother allegedly kills elder
NIA court sends Asiya Andrabi to judicial custody
Advisor Vijay Kumar reviews functioning of JKSFC
Ganai reviews functioning of Education Department
Landslide forces closure of new route to Vaishno Devi Shrine
Ex-MLA's guard killed as militants attack, loot weapons
HC refuse to quash PSA of drug peddler
1 year imprisonment, Rs 3 lakh fine in cheque bounce case
D C Raina assumes office as new Advocate General
One killed, six injured as car collides with army truck
MGNREGA employees' stir continues, demand resolution of issues
Rotary Club releases roaster for 2018-19
SPCB carries out anti-polythene drive
Protest procession against drug-addiction taken out
Militant killed, two army men injured in ongoing encounter along LoC in Kupwara
Death of Amarnath pilgrim
ATFI chief filed petition against Mehbooba Mufti in Ambala court
DLL appointments, back-date service effect scandalous; VC made money: JYF
Non-functioning of Hospital Lifts: JKGGC seeks report
Siar Baba incident: Free treatment of injured at SMVDNSH
JeM outfit busted, three arrested in Sopore
Govt clarifies on revocation of Individual Arms Licenses
Govt issues guidelines for constitution of Interdepartmental Committees
Jammu Airport after Maharaja Hari Singh: Prof Gupta
seven killed, 30 injured as boulder falls Siar Baba waterfall
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