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Aadhaar centres missing in JK
GoI makes Aadhaar card mandatory for banking
6/23/2017 12:07:05 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: At a time when the government of India has made it mandatory to procure Aadhaar for banking, the people in J&K whose Aadhaar applications are pending have been left in the lurch. As per the latest inputs, there are more than 10 lakh people in J&K who are without Aadhaar cards, and the department concerned seems least bothered about the plight of Aadhaar-less people. Pertinently, the existing bank account holders have been asked to furnish their Aadhaar number, failing which the account will cease to be operational, says a Revenue Department's recent notification. The notification amending the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Rules, 2005, although dated June 1, was not gazetted till Friday. It says that that individuals who are eligible to be enrolled for an Aadhaar number need to provide that number and the Permanent Account Number (PAN) to open a bank account or conduct any transaction "of an amount equal to or exceeding r...
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JKPSC makes two ineligible selections for the posts of Supdt Jail
Rules tailored to accommodate favourite
6/23/2017 12:06:50 AM
Arun Singh Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission has reportedly made two ineligible selections for the post of Superintendent Jail despite one of them having failed to fulfill prescribed height standard and other could not submit the deficient document regarding Recognition of Institute. Sources told Early Times that the applications were invited for the post of Superintendent Jails in Jammu and Kashmir Prisons Department in Home Department vide notification 07-PSC (DR-P of 2014) dated 20.03.2014 and in response to the said notification 64 candidate applied for the 2 posts (1 in Open Merit and 1 in Scheduled Caste). "JKPSC vide its notice...
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'Misfired' to get posting in ULB, AEE with 'fake' degree trying to become XEn
6/23/2017 12:06:36 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: 'Misfired' to get posted as executive engineer (XEn) in directorate of Urban Local Bodies (ULB), Jammu, an AEE is nowadays camping in civil secretariat, Srinagar, to fulfil his wish. Sources in Housing and Urban Development Department (HUDD) told Early Times that the AEE, who was originally from directorate of ULB, Kashmir, had allegedly secured promotion on the basis of a fake degree. Sources claimed that the official had been served show cause notice by the ULB directorate, following the verification of his diploma. "Whereas you have produced diploma issued by the Institute of Correspondence Studies, Hyderabad, issued in April 1996, its verificatio...
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Murky affairs in JK's Forest deptt
IFS officers ignored, incharge Range Officers given senior grade posts
6/23/2017 12:06:24 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: Giving insignificant posts to the Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers has become a new norm in the Forest department, where many incharge Range officers have been given senior grade posts to the level of Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) despite availability of senior grade officers. Sources informed Early Times that in the last few months many junior grade officers have been posted on senior grade posts whereas IFS level officers have been posted on unimportant posts. This is happening despite the fact the IFS officers have been getting salary from the state government. According to details available, there are more than two dozen incharge Range officer...
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Terrorists on run as Security Forces launch 'operation kill'
'8 killed in 6 days, more encounters in offing'
6/23/2017 12:06:09 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: Security Forces eliminating eight terrorists within a few days in north and south Kashmir is an indication of the fact that their days are numbered and Security Forces are out to kill them. It is in place to mention here that last week Security Forces killed three Lashkar-e-Toiba terrorists, including the self styled LeT Commander Junaid Matoo and his two accomplices Nisar Wani and Adil Mir. On Tuesday in yet another successful operation two Hizbul terrorists including the self styled commander of the outfit Gulzar Ahmed Lone and his accomplice Basit Ahmed Mir were killed at Pazalpora Sopore in north Kashmir. On Wednesday night three more terrorists ...
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Govt Printing Press awaits for general audit to unveil facts
Scams galore since 2013, no action against culprits
6/23/2017 12:05:57 AM
Minam Ahmad Early Times Report srinagar, June 22: Despite multiple scams in Government Printing Press Srinagar since 2013, the authorities are not conducting its general audit to shield the culprits. Even though the authorities had decided to conduct the general audit of the Government Printing Press several times, Srinagar in backdrop of major scams that surfaced since 2013. However, official sources said some vested interests are creating hindrances in the process resulting no action has been taken against wrongdoers. As per the details collected, a vigilance probe was sought into the "embezzlement" of funds and procurement of "low standard" printing material at a higher cost at the...
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New research questions professional competence of older doctors
State Govt mulls rise in doctors' retirement age
6/22/2017 11:51:59 PM
Nitesh Sangral Early Times Report JAMMU, June 22: While the State Government is considering to raise the retirement age of doctors to 65 years to address the shortage of medicos in the Jammu and Kashmir, a new research suggested that patients looked after by an older doctor were more likely to die. Senior doctors themselves have been disappointed with the move of the state government and opine that it is neither beneficial to health sector nor would it address shortage of doctors in rural areas. The decision would also hit the career of the young and upcoming doctors in J&K. New research of Harvard University published in the British Medical Journal states that those treated in a hos...
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Spare a thought for Policemen on road
Bullet Proof Vehicles to officers!
6/22/2017 11:50:52 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, June 22: The government move to provide bullet proof vehicles to police officers has come in the wake of killing of six policemen, but lower rung policemen taking bullets and stones face direct threat to their lives, for peanuts as salary. Those who face bullets and stones with CRPF on streets of Kashmir are low rank policemen of Jammu and Kashmir police department. These policemen excluded from all major benefits like insurance cover, medical expenses and special duty packages are paid Rs 7000 monthly salary. The prevailing sky touching unemployment forces them to join police force for such a low income. Youth who join JKP battalions includes graduate, Mast...
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Chib shows Congress the way
Jammu cause
6/22/2017 11:49:15 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, June 22: The "Kashmir-centric" policy of the Congress high command and the political conduct of the party's Kashmir based leaders have made the Jammu-based Congress leaders realize that if the Congress has to remain relevant in Jammu province and Ladakh region, there has to be a "radical change" in the Congress' policy towards Jammu & Kashmir. Someone had to bell the cat and senior Congress leader and former Cabinet Minister RS Chib has done that. And, it can't be dismissed as a small development considering the fact that no one in the Congress can air a view that is not consistent with the Congress high command's policy. It is true not only of the sensitive ...
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Families abandon their ailing at Srinagar's Psychiatric Hospital
6/22/2017 11:49:03 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, June 22: At least five patients admitted at the Srinagar's Psychiatric Hospital have been abandoned by their families and they are longing to see their loved ones. These patients have been nursed at the hospital for years but nobody at the hospital knows their real name, eventhough they are addressed by different names. One among them has been mentioned as Jozy in the hospital records and appears to be the native of West Bengal. She according to hospital staff was brought there in January, 2014 by the police. "Police had found her somewhere on the street. After noticing her unusual behavior, she was brought to the hospital. She has shown ...
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Fate of All Party Panel on GST undecided as BJP's reluctance puts a 'spanner' …!
A week after announcement no notification issued, nor any letters issued to members
6/22/2017 11:48:53 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: Nearly a week after 'political hungama' over implementation of GST bill in present form in the state on June 17, a calm has descended in the entire political spectrum in Kashmir with both government as well as the opposition silent over setting up of All Party panel that was proposed by government and endorsed by all Kashmir based politicians besides NC and Congress. Neither has the government issued any notification about the panel nor have any members received any letter as to their role as members in the Committee. It started with a bang and fizzled out in a whimper. The eagerness and enthusiasm exhibited by the government on setting up a non gover...
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'PDP's rigid stand on GST unexpected'
6/22/2017 11:48:39 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, June 22:The rigid stand taken by PDP on implementation of GST in the State has created ripples in coalition and its fate is hanging in balance. According to sources the PDP's stand on implementation of Central law has been taken "very seriously" by BJP Central leadership who did not expect the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti would be so harsh on implementation of Central law in the State at the behest of separatists and opposition National Conference who have openly criticized Central law terming it an infringement with State's special Constitutional position granted under Indian Constitution. Sources said the NC which is playing the autonomy card wants to keep...
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60 students passed out in 2014, scholarships yet to be released
SWD indifferent towards SC, ST students
6/22/2017 11:48:30 PM
G S Asgotra Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: Despite huge funds pouring in from the Union and State government for the upliftment of downtrodden section of society, nearly 60 students from Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes category who completed B.Ed course in academic year 2013-14 were still waiting for their scholarships. "There are 60 students of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes (SC, ST) category among the hundreds of students, who were enrolled at New Gandhi Memorial College RS Pura area of Jammu for B.Ed courses in year 2013-14, but scholarships of these candidates are not released by Social Welfare Department so far", said student Sushil Kumar who were enrolled in sa...
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4 yrs after construction, veterinary hospital building develops cracks in Sunderbani
6/22/2017 11:48:08 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, June 22: Within four years of its construction, the Veterinary Hospital Building in Barnada village of Sunderbani tehsil here has developed cracks while the contractor spilled the beans on how official machinery allegedly compromised with the quality of work. While the veterinary hospital building was constructed at the cost of Rs 6.5 lakhs, the contractor who had been accorded the work says the Rural Development Department (RDD) officials swindled the project money through use of poor quality construction material. The contractor accused the Village Level Worker of supplying substandard construction material adding that the VLW is yet to clear his pending R...
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Govt launches major offensive to eliminate militants
6/22/2017 11:47:54 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 22: In a bid to wipe out militancy from Kashmir, the security forces have launched a major offensive codenamed operation "All-out" whereby all the active militants will neutralized at an earliest in the restive region. Sources said the intelligence agencies have inputs that there are around 250 active militants in Kashmir, all of whom would be "neutralized" as part of this major offensive, a first since the Peoples Democratic Party -Bharatiya JantaParty alliance came to power in 2015. Sources said as a part of the operation "All Out" the security forces have evolved a joint strategy whereby the Army, the paramilitary CRPF and the Jammu and Kashmir Police wi...
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NITS Polytechnic celebrates 3rd International Day of Yoga
Aadarsh bhartiya samaj celebrates International Yoga Day
TGJK demands review of orders regarding withdrawal of salary of surplus/deployed staff
PLS holds meeting
Thakur Randhir Singh urges party high command to support RN Kovind
01 IAS, 8 KAS officials re-shuffled
Implementation of GST is must for industrial sector in J&K: FOIJ
CCI Jammu holds meeting, discusses GST
PK hails statement of Ram Madhav
APS Samba celebrates International Yoga Day
Private Schools Association demands rational implementation of compulsory language
Minor reshuffle in administration
Warehouse Traders Association seek implementation of GST
JTC expresses concern over slackness in release of ration to migrants
CLCC felicitates meritorious students
Two jawans martyred in BAT attack in Poonch, two Pak militants killed in retaliation
Snow clearance under MGNREGA
Suspended SI involved in smuggling, sale of drugs
HC asks Govt not to harass PHE employee
Mookerjee, died for nation in Kashmir on June 23
PSC restrained from finalising selection of lecturer in forensic medicine
Amid increased terror attacks in Kashmir, good news is inter-group rivalry
'No more local militants in north Kashmir'
Court rejects bail in Amarnath Yatra ticket scam
Army not affected by stone pelting during Pulwama encounter: Col Ajit Kumar
Combing operation launched to track down group of 3-4 militants
Chota Geelani' killed in clashes with cops after Pulwama encounter
Baba Chamliyal Mela celebrated with religious fervor and gaiety
Dy CM dedicates renovated Town Hall to public
Kavinder Gupta lays foundation stone for development of green spaces
People of Marh Block have lost faith in BJP Government: Partap
Hunger Strike of contractual lecturers (10+2) enters day 128th
Pak sends back J&K cop who had crossed over 3 years back
Tourism Industry concerned over delay in completion of Jammu tourism projects
JKSAC hails distribution of settlement package to DPs
Non availability of Sugar at Govt Ration Depots criticized
Bhairon Ghati track closed after landslide, reopens for Vaishno Devi pilgrims
Mysterious fire engulfs BDO's office, MGNREGA works record reportedly burnt
MBSCE&T student develops an Android App "EyeUse"
J&K Bank to remain open on Saturday
Jammu Yatri Bhawan Trust donates Shav Yatra Van
Union Cabinet Secretary reviews progress of DBT rollout
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