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Patwaris caught with fake relief cases, placed under suspension
Destructive floods fail to move corrupt!
10/1/2014 11:43:04 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 1: In J&K, corrupt dance naked even in adversity! This stands true for Revenue officials of Jammu and Kashmir who have begun manipulating records, preparing fake loss assessment papers and recommending fake relief cases. Sources said that Revenue officials in league with certain little known leaders and village Sarpanches have begun preparing false and fabricated flood relief cases. They added that Peanuts are being recommended for those who have lost houses as well as livestock in the areas where floods have caused devastation while huge amounts are being recommended for those greasing palms of Revenue officials. In a case involving two Patwaris indulging in preparing of fake relief cases for the recent floods, sources said that Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Jammu South (Gangyal) Shahid Mehmood suspended both the Patwaris. The two Patwaris included Shabir Hussain of Chak Lala Patwar Halqa in tehsil Bishnah and Kewal Kumar of Narwal Bala Patwar Halqa...
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Army wanted to kill Kashmiri Muslims by poisoning
Out-on-the-limb Mirwaiz
10/1/2014 11:42:50 PM
Rustam JAMMU, Oct 1: One would really appreciate the flood-hit Kashmiri Muslims if they say - in fact, they are saying - that the entire Government collapsed and went dysfunctional in flood-ravaged Kashmir when the people needed it most. They would also be right when they would say that Ministers, bureaucrats, police, corrupt Flood Control Department, State Disaster Response force and other agencies of the State Government left the stranded people in the lurch or to die in the flood waters. After all, it is a fact that many Ministers, bureaucrats and police official of all ranks either fled way to safer places or cared for their own self and their families. But it is disgusting when Mirwai...
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COLD BLOOD MURDER ATTEMPT: Minor among three brutally attacked
10/1/2014 11:42:35 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Oct 1: In a cold blooded murder during the dead of night at village Supwal in Samba district, some unidentified goons attacked the house of one Shiv Dayal and went on killing spree leaving all the three members of the family in pool of blood. The incident happened around 10.05 p.m. when some goons reportedly entered the house of Shiv Dayal a resident of Supwal whose house is on the national highway and hit all the three members leaving them in pool of blood, the survival of any one of them was being alleged to be remote. The gravity of the brutality of the murder reflected from the fact that the killers even pounced upon a 13 years old boy and allegedly slit h...
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Is Governor Vohra on his way out?
Opposition to the move
10/1/2014 11:29:15 PM
Neha JAMMU, Oct 1: Is Jammu and Kashmir Governor Narinder Nath Vohra on his way out? If some reports emanating from New Delhi are any indication than the removal of Vohra appears imminent. These reports have upset certain elements n the Kashmir valley and they have urged New Delhi not to remove him at this point in time. "If this is the plan that GoI is pursuing, it will add to the chaotic situation prevailing in the state in the aftermath of recent floods" is one of the arguments the pro-Vohra elements have advanced. The pro-Vohra elements have advanced several other arguments to persuade the Government of India to not appoint a new Governor in Jammu and Kashmir. For example, they have ...
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Even in unprecedented floods, damages in Srinagar could have been minimized
10/1/2014 11:29:00 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Oct 1: The final realization that Srinagar city, at least its once most posh areas, and many other areas in the Valley would never be the same is slowing dawning on the thousands of people who became victims of nature's anger on September 7. Most people in Srinagar city believed the flood waters are very slow rising waters and these do not cause any major damage to structures and goods other than keep them submerged for a while. Nobody could ever have imagined even in their wildest dreams that water would coming roaring to demolish everything that stood in its passage and submerge houses to their rooftops within a matter of a few hours. Compound walls in res...
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Canteen worker lured into domestic help by former Comm Secy, attempted suicide
GMC&H principal planned her ouster to benefit former CM's close aide
10/1/2014 11:28:35 PM
Bivek Mathur JAMMU, Oct 1: A woman who ran a canteen at Members Faculty Club had to resort to consuming poison to end her life after being cheated by the administrative apathy at different forums. Surinder Kour, a canteen runner at MFC was assured a job by the then Commissioner Secretary M K Dwiwedi on a pretext that she works as a housemaid to him. While the guillotine on the gullible fell who had to lose her job as canteen worker, it was Principal GMC who played the spoilsport, only to ben...
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During floods, 10,000 quintals of rice went missing in Srinagar
Department sets up probe, HC too intervenes
10/1/2014 11:27:55 PM
Early Times Report srinagar, Oct 1: The Consumer and Public Affairs Department (CAPD) has set a probe into the 10,000 quintals of rice that went missing after being dispatched in 51 trucks from the godown for distribution. According to official sources, 51 loaded trucks went missing moments after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah announced free ration. They said that department has no knowhow about the vehicles. A probe has been ordered. They said that truck drivers of the department in league with the officials have dumped ration at a time when the city was facing shortage of rice, however senior officials of the department maintain that people looted vehicles after the Government announceme...
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Two decades on, lecturers stay at Kathua, Jammu
50 % Hindi, 60% Urdu lecturers stick to choicest places
10/1/2014 11:27:41 PM
Akshay Azad JAMMU, Oct 1: The overstaying syndrome is not confined to a particular stream. 50% Hindi and 60 percent Urdu lecturers are overstaying in college of their choice. According to information available with Early Times, one interesting case is of Sangeeta Kumari, whose influence could be gauged from the fact that she remained untouched during transfers for the last 19 years and since 1995, she is at GDC Kathua due to reasons best known to authorities. Same type of influence is enjoyed by Renu Bala Nanda, presently posted at MAM College, who is in Jammu city colleges for the last more than 20 years. During her total Government service of 22 years, only for two years she was posted...
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Cong leaders resent pick and choose policy in inviting leaders for Tuesday's function
Annoyed leaders register their protest before Azad
10/1/2014 11:01:19 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Oct 1: There is strong resentment among senior Congress leaders against pick and choose policy adopted by the organisers of the function held at State Guest House on Tuesday in which Congress president Sonia Gandhi and party vice president Rahul Gandhi distributed relief among flood affected families of some districts. Enraged over list prepared by the organisers in which only some selective persons were invited, some leaders have registered their protest before Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha and former Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday evening. Insiders in the Congress said that District Administration had asked party leadership to provide lis...
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Distributes assessment forms in Habba Kadal, Amira Kadal
BJP misleading people for vote bank politics
10/1/2014 10:59:16 PM
Sandeep Bhat SRINAGAR, Oct 1: State unit of BJP is distributing forms particularly in Kashmir valley to the flood victims. The Early Times is in a possession of such forms which is boldly written as BJP assessment of damaged properties due to flood Constituency Habba Kadal and Amira Kadal. The forms are signed by one Ashok Kumar Bhat vice president central Kashmir BJP along with mobile number 9419013286 . The form has column like name, ration card, ward no, approximate loss etc. The column ap...
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Will Govt penalize NBCC for poor GDC Mendhar building?
‘Water seeps through fissures developed in two storey structure’
10/1/2014 10:11:54 PM
G S Asgotra Jammu, Oct 1: Whenever there is rain, the administration of Government Degree College Mendhar has to face tough time as the rainwater starts seeping through fissures developed in roof of various classrooms, making it impossible to continue class work. Most surprising or disturbing fact of the story is that it is not an old structure but a newly constructed building, which was handed over to GDC Mendhar only three years back in 2011. Sources informed Early Times that in year 2011, when National Building Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) handed over the newly constructed building of GDC Mendhar to Higher Education Department, many roofs of the building were leaking from...
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ACD Kishtwar suspends 2 MPW's
Withdrawal against non-executed work
10/1/2014 10:11:43 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Kishtwar, Oct 1: Assistant Commissioner Development Kishtwar Yasir Arafat Zarger today placed two Multi Purpose Workers (MPW's) Ghulam Mustafa and Ghulam Nabi posted in Block Marwah of Kishtwar District under suspension with immediate affect after the allegation of their involvement in fraudulent withdrawal of money against non executed and Sub Standard work in Panchayat Qaderna A and Qadarna B of the block established during physical verification of the works by the concern officer during his spot visit. As per the details available with "Early times", during his four day visit of Marwah Tehsil, ACD Kishtwar inspected various developmental works executed by the Rural De...
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Sonia, Rahul shed tears at Dehruna
Leave flood victims high and dry
10/1/2014 10:11:28 PM
Saahil Suhail Anantnag, Oct 1: The Gandhi family left flood victims of Dehruna village of this southern district dejected as the mother-son couldn't afford to offer them except mere lip service. Congress President Sonia Gandhi and his son and the Vice President of the Party Rahul Gandhi along with party senior leaders including Cabinet Ministers Ghulam Ahmad Mir and Peerzada Mohammad Syed yesterday visited the village where devastating floods have left 20 families homeless and washed away hundreds of Kanals of paddy land. Flood affected villagers who according to eyewitness where eagerly waiting for congress stalwarts since the morning were expecting sound help from them as the homeles...
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After floods, land grabbing hits Bandipora villages
10/1/2014 10:07:47 PM
Syed Tahir Bukhari BANDIPORA, Oct 1: The unprecedented floods have created havoc and left many people homeless as, the land grabbing incidents are increasing at an alarming rate in many villages of Bandipora district of North Kashmir, however the state governments has let flood and Irrigation and Revenue departments scot-free and are monitoring all these scenes as mare spectators. Locals residents of Sumbal area told Early Times that some residents in Muslimabad area have encroached upon t...
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LOCAL NEWS
JCCB affairs' management: HC sets aside Special Tribunal stay order
HC reiterates its order to insurance companies on interim relief, extends it to damaged houses, motor vehicles
HC rejects bail application by Mushtaq Peer
Crime Branch produces challan against five including two Revenue officials
Conman held for alleged rape attempt upon class 12th student
Educational institutions celebrate Gandhi Jayanti
DIET Jammu organizes "District Level Quiz Competitions"
Declare J&K floods a national calamity: Ghulam Nabi Azad
Army to hold four-day rally to recruit Ladakh youth
Anand re-elected as member of HRANI's executive committee
PHE Employees Asso highlights problems of its cadre
Pakistan army resorts to unprovoked firing in Poonch
Doors of Punjab Govt, Punjabis open for J&K: Vikram Jeet
Blood donation camp organized
Cong criticizes shifting of Gandhi's statue from Mubarak Mandi
Govt school teacher suspended for forcing students to work in his fields
JU administration turns dictatorial, alleges ABVP leader
Middle aged man ends life
Unidentified youth knocked to death
Danidhar locals stage protest against 'widening of road'
GFI constitutes state Gatka Association
54 Deodar scants recovered from Panchayati Chairman's possession
One killed, another injured as Motorcycle skids
Distribution of free ration led to confusion, scuffle in Kashmir
Presentation Convent School organizes cleanliness drive
Cleanliness drive organized by Tiny Tots Higher Secondary School
Cleanliness drive held at KC Public School on Gandhi Jayanti
Track II diplomats express concern over inaction of local Govt
Villagers thwart burglary attempt on ATM
Villagers thwart burglary attempt on ATM
Entry Tax, Toll Tax on import of relief material exempted for further 10 days: Rather
Babu Singh lambasts state government
Molvi Sahib's death deprives state services of a tall leader: Mufti
RVK organizes seminar on 'International peace
CAPD conducts extensive checking, books defaulters
MLA inaugurates transformers
Students elections held in GDC Kathua
GWC Udhampur observes International Old Age Persons Day
GWC Udhampur observes International Old Age Persons Day
Pledge to keep our city clean: Aditi Sharma
NDF provides livelihood support to 53 families in Poonch
AMURT distributes relief in Rajouri
Annual congregation of Bargotra , Bhalwal Baradaries on Oct 3
Four more bodies recovered from mudslide-hit Saddal village
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