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After Chhewang, more Ladakhi leaders to quit BJP
Humiliated by party's pro-Kashmir top-brass
11/16/2018 11:01:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 16: Virtually humiliated and betrayed by the nationalist BJP, many more Buddhist leaders from Ladakh would follow footsteps of the tallest Ladakhi leader Thupstan Chhewang who quit the saffron party on Wednesday. Although BJP leadership is giving different excuses to save their skin, credible sources said that Chhewnag had resigned from the primary membership of the BJP due to humiliation being meted out to people of Ladakh by the BJP leadership to appease some Kashmir-based leaders. During 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP had promised to grant Union Territory (UT) status to Ladakh. But due to pressure from some Kashmir-based leaders, the BJP rejected that long pending demand of the Ladakhi people. Also, these days BJP is giving importance only to some Kashmiri leaders and top party leaders have no time to visit Ladakh. Even a key BJP leader who frequently visits Kashmir Valley to appease some Kashmir-based leaders, never got time to visit Ladakh. A...
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Broken promises led to Chhewang, Motup quit BJP
Saffron party failed to grant UT status to Ladakh, sold dreams to people
11/16/2018 11:01:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 16: Two top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders tendering their resignations in Ladakh region has brought to fore the failure of the saffron party to address the concerns of the people of the hilly region. The BJP Member of Parliament from Ladakh constituency Thupstan Chhewang announced his resignation from the Lok Sabha and the party on Thursday. He sent a brief letter to party president in Jammu and Kashmir in this regard. "I have to inform you that I am resigning from party membership on health grounds with immediate effect," Chhewang wrote in his letter. "I am also writing separately to the speaker Lok Sabha for resignation as MP from Ladakh parliamentary c...
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Posting in home district in violation of MCC
2 ACDs shifted; DC, ACD still continue
11/16/2018 11:00:48 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 16: The General Administration Department (GAD) shifted two Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) from their home town, but a Deputy Commissioner and an ACD are continuing at their native places, in violation of the Model Code of Conduct (MCC). On November 3, Early Times carried a news report about posting of some district officers in their home district, with headline: Violation of MCC: In Jammu Division 1 DC, 3 ACDs posted in home districts. The GAD on Thursday vide order number 1651-GAD shifted two ACDs posted in their home districts. They included ACD Poonch, Mukhtar Ahmed, who have been facing corruption charges and was booked by the Vigilance Organi...
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Exhumation, DNA test to unravel Mendhar mystery
11/16/2018 11:00:28 PM
Early Times Report mendhar, Nov 16: The authorities in Poonch district on Friday exhumed a body for DNA testing, in a case of mistaken identity, as the dead man had been presumed by a family as their missing son and was laid to rest in March this year. The exhumation was ordered by Rahul Yadav, District Magistrate (DM) Poonch, on the request of the Railway police, in Kasab village of Mendhar tehsil to conduct a DNA test. Last year, one Mohammad Muzamil, son of Nazam Din, of Kasba village went missing. A report was lodged by his family with the police on March 9. Later, the Railway police recovered an unidentified and semi-decomposed body of a man on railway track at Vijaypur railway s...
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Closed for pollution, Mill openly drains out contaminated water into river
Open nexus of Paper Mill-SPCB authorities exposed
11/16/2018 11:00:17 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 16: Criminal nexus between a Paper mill and State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) as well as Central Pollution Control Board has come to fore with a paper mill that remained closed for three months, for polluting the river was now openly draining out thousands of gallons of water into river Ravi. According to sources, a mill along national highway, just two kilometres from Hatlimorh, is officially Paper mill in the official records but has been recycling the cardboard (gatta) for the last few years. "Few months back, a team of SPCB authorities as well as Central Pollution Control Board had visited the factory premises and found the factory dumping thousands o...
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Militants arrest may throw up surprises
Police expect more success in coming days
11/16/2018 10:55:45 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 14: Even as the Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have arrested Hizbul Mujahideen militant, Muhammed Rafiq Bhat from a village in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, the arrest may throw up surprises in the coming days. Sources said the arrested militant during interrogation has told the interrogators that some of his colleagues were having contacts with some of politicians and their workers, mainly in south Kashmir areas. Sources said his confessions may land some politicians in trouble for their alleged links with the militants. Sources said police was trying to get as much information as possible from him whereas it may lead to arrest of m...
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PhD scholars among several educated youth contesting Panchayat elections from Kishtwar in 1st phase
Former Hizb militant who had remain in jail with Masood Azhar also in poll fray
11/16/2018 10:55:25 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report KISHTWAR, Nov 16: Remote areas of this district including Padder, Machail, Marwah, Warwan and Dachhan blocks are going to vote in first phase of Panchayat election on Saturday. As per the details available with "Early Times", the majority of areas that are going to poll in first phase in Kishtwar District are presently under heavy snow cover which includes a Suncham village of Machail block in Kishtwar District situated at an altitude of nearly 15500 feet above sea level. Going through the candidates in poll fray, a P.hd degree holder in Microbiology (Botany) Dr. Prathvi Raj is contesting the election from Loharna A of Dachhan block while another cand...
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Militants murder teenager in Pulwama, circulate video
11/16/2018 10:54:45 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report srinagar, Nov 16: A video showing Hizbul Mujahideen militants shooting dead a youth in south Kashmir's Pulwama has appeared on social media. In the video, the militants are seen firing indiscriminately at the 18-year-old youth who has been identified as Nadeem Manzoor Dar of Safanagri village of Shopian. Nadeem was abducted by gunmen from his home. His body was later found at Niklora village in neighbouring Pulwama district. Nadeem was a Class 11 student of...
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Arch rivals about to stitch common ground, discussions gain momentum
Omar Abdullah subtly hints at PDP-NC bonhomie during coming polls
11/16/2018 10:54:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 16: The bonhomie between the NC and the PDP seems to have been once again reincarnated in the present political crisis in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. As per the sources privy to the development there a hectic parlays going on between the two sides to stitch a common ground together between the two parties who were once the arch-rivals in the state's political spectrum. There are already, as per the sources, confabulations going on between the two sides that the forthcoming polls in the state of Jammu and Kashmir will be fought by these two parties together and that too on the same agenda. A senior leader of National conference revealed that to defeat wha...
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Kishtwar toddler dies after family denied ambulance
People blame DC, hold protests, demand FIR
11/16/2018 10:36:39 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 16: A two-year-old baby died after his family was denied critical ambulance to shift him to Jammu, triggering protests in Kishtwar town. Mohammad Sultan, a resident of Kuchhal village, some 45 km from Kishtwar, said his child Manan Hussain suffered from pneumonia. After reaching the district hospital, the doctors prescribed some medicines to his ailing son, but his condition didn't improve. Later, they suggested Sultan to shift his ailing chil...
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In 2008 SHRC dismissed application seeking regulation of fee in private sector of education
Private schools continue to loot parents in name of education
11/16/2018 10:34:38 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Nov 16: As the State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has over the years limited its mandate to listen to the alleged human rights violations and pass orders in this regard some of the other basic human rights of the people have taken a back seat. The limitation of mandate by the SHRC has meant that people hesitate to approach the commission on matters which relate to the other human rights. Same has happened with respect to an issue that has assumed alarming proportions in the state over the past few decades especially in last one decade. In 2008 the SHRC passed an order with respect to a complaint filed by a civil society activist with res...
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NC-Congress candidates win President, Vice President posts of Kishtwar Municipality
BJP voted in favor of PDP backed candidate
11/16/2018 10:34:25 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 16: Keeping its previous relationship alive, the lone BJP candidate in 13 members Kishtwar Municipal Committee had voted for the PDP backed candidate Sajjad Ahmed Najjar for the post of President, but that too didn't help the PDP to take over the control of Kishtwar Municipality since NC-Congress combine easily won both President & Vice President Posts of Kishtwar Municipality by securing 9 votes each out of the 13. As per the detail available with "Early Times", the polling for electing the President & Vice President of Municipal Committee Kishtwar was today held at Kishtwar Municipality under the chairmanship of Additional Deputy Comm...
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Fight for post of MC Prez, Vice Prez: BJP luring Pawan Gutpa
11/16/2018 10:34:14 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, Nov 16: While the State BJP is trying its level best to make the return of MLA Udhampur, Pawan Gupta into the party folds, the Udhampur unit of the party is not happy with the move. Insiders of Udhampur unit of the party informed that party not approach to Gupta. When contacted State BJP Chief Ravinder Raina said that Gupta is their own man and due to some issues he contested as an independent candidate and won the Assembly elections and now the time is ripe that the party should display unity and bring back all the dissent leaders. It is pertinent to mention that the political development came in the wake of elections to the Municipal Co...
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Conceived by Sheikh in 1975, Ganderbal power project remains distant dream
11/16/2018 10:34:06 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 16: Though conceived over 43 years ago by none other than Sheikh Muhamamd Abdullah, no headway has been made on construction of 100 MW New Ganderbal Hydro Electric power project to overcome the shortage of electricity in the State. The project, according to sources was conceived by former Chief Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Abdullah after he took over reigns of the State of J&K second time in 1975 after inking of Partasarthy _Beigh accord. Sheikh who represented Ganderbal Constituency made the announcement regarding construction of new Ganderbal project during a public meeting but later its construction was delayed due to shortage of funds and as the Stat...
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Juniors run the roost in GDC Bemina
HoDs out of purchase, development committee
11/16/2018 10:33:27 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 16: Valley's one of the important Government run college also known as Govt Degree College (GDC) Bemina is in bad shape as the authorities are not able to run the institution smoothly and efficiently. Sources revealed that college needs massive reforms as the mess in the institution is directly affecting the career of hundreds of students. The purchase and development committees which should be headed by heads of the departments and senior ranking professors is being taken care by junior teachers of the institution. Details available with Early Times reveal that Principal of Degree College Bemina is running college through their own will and wish. It...
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Doctors unpunctual at JVC hospital
11/16/2018 10:33:13 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 16: Doctors including seniors at the SKIMS-run JVC hospital here in Srinagar are accused of coming to work late. Some patients alleged that many doctors seldom complete their duty hours. "Despite heavy flow of patients at the OPD in this hospital, most of the doctors arrive and leave at their own will, forcing patients, no matter how much serious cases they have, to wait for hours," Habibullah, a patient who had come to hospital for treatment, said. The patients said that long queues are a common feature at the OPD in this hospital. "The OPD is supposed to open at 10:30 am, but majority of the doctors do not turn up for duty on time," Shab...
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Power shut down
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HC refuses to quash corruption charges against Maj Gen
ReTs allege discrimination
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Avalanche warning in Kashmir, Ladakh issued
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Interschool painting competition organized
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