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Sycophants proved me right: Hussain
Saahil Suhail3/17/2018 8:20:56 AM
Early Times Report Anantnag, Mar 16: Jammu and Kashmir Law department on Friday disengaged PDP Leader Peer Mohd Hussain's son from his services as Additional Advocate General apparently for criticizing the government and calling a group of party leaders as 'Sycophants' Hashim Hussain, son of veteran PDP Leader Peer Mohd Hussain was disengaged vide Government order Number 1626-LD (A) of 2018. "….the services of Hashim Hussain, Additional Advocate General Srinagar are dispensed forthwith," the order issued by Law Department on Friday, a copy of which lies with Early Times reads. Advocate General has been asked to look after the litigation work of departments earlier assigned to Hashim H...
Beautification of Srinagar highway poses threat to Army convoys
3/17/2018 8:19:36 AM
Early Times Report srinagar, Mar 16: The ongoing beautification of the Srinagar highway between Athwajan and Parimpora here is a threat to the movement of Army and other security force convoys on this sensitive track, the security analysts have cautioned. The R&B is spending crores of rupees on raising iron fencing on the central verge of the highway and subsequent beautification through landscaping and ornamental plantation, but the "over-beautification" of the open space has made the highw...
IB official meeting Geelani disturbing
3/17/2018 8:10:57 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 16: Something is fundamentally wrong with the so-called nationalist BJP. The need of the time was to isolate and bring to justice pro-Pak elements, who are active in Kashmir to muddy Indian waters and provoke anti-India explosions, but, mercifully, the BJP-led Union Government is pampering and pandering to terrorists like Syed Ali Shah Geelani, who have rid Kashmir of all non-Muslims. Only on Thursday evening, an official of Intelligence Bureau (IB) knocked at the doors of Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani and told him that New Delhi wanted to hold talks with him. What was the response of Geelani? Geelani rejected the dialogue offer. Talking about the m...
BJP's Sinha wants Jammu to keep quiet
3/17/2018 8:10:03 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 16: Pro-Kashmir BJP's former Foreign Minister Yashwant Sinha and his team members, including Kapil Kak, Sudeendera Kulkarni, Habibullah, Bharat Bushan and Shishoba Barve, have released their latest report on J&K. It is lop-sided and biased against Jammu. The report gives its unqualified support to those fighting against India and condemns those who oppose what is happening in Kashmir. The report tells that the developing situation in the marginalized and under-severe threat Jammu has alarmed and disturbed Sinha and Co. It has virtually dismissed the majority community in Jammu as communal and anti-Kashmir and anti-Muslim and suggested that the developing situ...
Vacant post of ADC Rajouri raises eye brows over bureaucratic intentions
K Koushal3/17/2018 8:09:05 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Mar 16: It seems that the bureaucrats have intentionally kept the post of Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Rajouri vacant for the reasons best known to them only. "It is known fact that the District Rajouri is very sensitive and owing to cross border shelling and communal clashes and the decision of the bureaucrats to kept the post vacant for past much time is serious in nature and need to be probed", said a senior civil administration officer adding that the ongoing agitation in the district adds more vows owing to vacant post. According to sources, in the last week of July of 2017, Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Mumtaz Ali was transferred to Public...
Helpline no. 102 remains non starter
Nitesh Sangral3/17/2018 8:08:16 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: Despite high rate of road mortality, Jammu and Kashmir is only state where the helpline numbers 102 for ambulances service is not functional. Many precious lives could have been saved had the nation wide ambulance services been made operational in the state. As per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) survey conducted in 2013, Jammu and Kashmir topped the list of accidental death-prone areas. It states that an accident in the state has a 64 percent chance of causing death as opposed to 36.4 percent across rest of India. Official sources told that the initiative could fulfill the need of medical aid reaching to the people within the golden hour, where the...
Ram Madhav lambasts BJP ministers, leaders for supporting Jammu people
3/17/2018 8:07:24 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Mar 16: On the one hand when people of Jammu region, from Rajouri to Kathua are agitating for their genuine demands, National General Secretary of BJP Ram Madhav attacked own party ministers and senior leaders for supporting people of Jammu, who had voted in favour of BJP in 2014 Lok Sabha and Assembly polls. Credible sources said that Ram Madhav lashed out at state unit of party for supporting people of Kathua and Samba districts who are demanding handing over Hiranagar murder and alleged rape case to CBI. He directed party ministers to support coalition partner on this issue and there is no need to support locals demanding CBI inquiry. Credible sources when so...
Will Beig also go the Drabu way?
3/17/2018 8:06:39 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 16: Resentment is brewing within the ruling PDP. Situation has climaxed to the point that senior leaders of the party are airing views against the functioning of the top party leadership. It is happening both in Jammu province and Kashmir region. In Jammu, two PDP MLCs have already quit the legislature and lambasted the party leadership while reflecting on the Jammu issues and Jammu cause. In Kashmir, situation is no different. The manner in which Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu was removed from the Cabinet has not down well with many party leaders in Kashmir. They have dismissed the decision as a decision taken in haste. And the man who has taken the cudgels w...
Health Deptt compromises implementation of Health Quality assurance
No Quality Teams of constituted in majority hospitals
3/16/2018 11:28:44 PM
Arun Singh Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: The Health Department has miserably failed to implement Health Quality Assurance at health facilities level by not constituting quality teams to assess the facilities being given to the patients and necessary feedback to improve the performance. Sources told Early Times that in order to make certain the health facilities at hospital level the District Quality Teams were required to function at District Hospitals further in-charge of Health Facility has to form an Internal Quality Assurance Team. "But astonishingly, in majority of hospitals at district level these teams were no constituted as a result, no assessments were conducted durin...
Politicians continue to call shots vis-a-vis shifting of government schools in JK
Boys High School Shogepura shifted to Jawalapora
3/16/2018 11:28:32 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 16: Interference of politicians especially legislators in up-gradation as well as shifting of the schools continues to carry on in the state without any fail and in this whole scenario the concerned students are forced to suffer. In a latest example, the Department of School Education has shifted the Government Boys High School, Shogepura to Jawalapora village in Central Kashmir's Budgam district. The proposal to shift the school was mooted in December last year and the school got shifted to the new place some days back. The shifting of school has been referred to as 'bizarre' by most of the people due to some of the reasons. The shi...
Sordid saga of Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh flyover
Minister sets deadlines, forgets them later
3/16/2018 11:28:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: The dilatory mode of functioning in the state government could be gauged by the fact that with just two weeks away from the set deadline, the completion of much hyped Jehangir Chowk-Rambagh is far from completion. As per the insiders, it was impossible that the project would get completed in mere 14 days as the deadline was set by the government as March 31, 2018. "It remains to be seen what would be the new deadline for the completion of the project as merely 60 percent of the work is finished with rest going on at a snail's pace. The government itself seems be clueless as the delay is taking heavy toll on vehicular movement in the summer capital," sa...
Fund crunch halts construction work of NTPHC Gadigarh
3/16/2018 11:28:08 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: Although, BJP legislators in public direct officials to complete ongoing projects within stipulated time period but take no measures to make funds available thereby causing delay in completion of projects. New Type Primary Health Centre (NTPHC) Gadigarh is a live example which construction work is stopped midway due to paucity of funds. Pleading anonymity, a local resident of Gadigarh told Early Times that government has upgraded Sub Health Centre (SHC)Gadigarh as NTPHC couple of years back and also sanctioned a new building at an estimate cost of Rs 2.20 crore having two wards, three doctors quarters. The construction work of the building was hando...
Illicit relationship of deceased with wife of accused leads to 'murder' of Kishtwar Hotelier
3/16/2018 11:27:49 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report KISHTWAR, Mar 16: Curtains on the mystery behind the infamous and gruesome murder of 48 year old Kishtwar hotelier Ishtaq Ahmed Dar was finally brought down today by the Kishtwar Police after it claimed that the developing of an Illicit relationship of the deceased with wife of accused led to the murder. The police have also said that the 38 year old accused used the foreign made Pistol to execute the 'murder'. Addressing a press conference at Distr...
35 Dy SPs transferred
3/16/2018 11:27:23 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: In view of completion of their District Practical Training, the adjustment of following Dy. Superintendents of Police has been ordered with immediate effect Sahil Mahajan has been posted as DySP PC Srinagar against available vacancy, Sharad has been posted as DySP PC Srinagar against Deputation Reserve Post of DySP, Dr. Bhhas beenhm Dubey has been posted as DySP PC Poonch against available post, Adil Mushtaq has been posted as DySP PC Srinagar against Deputation Reserve Post of DySP, Javaid Ahmad Lone Has been posted as DySP PC Imam Sahib Shopian vice Abdul Ghafoor, Rahul Nagar has been posted as DySP ZPHQ Kashmir against Deputation Reserve Post of DyS...
De-silting of Jammu canals behind schedule
3/16/2018 11:20:44 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: Irrigation Department and Ravi Tawi Irrigation Complex (RTIC) seems to have taken no lesson from Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's last year communiqué over timely de-silting of major rivers and canals as the department is behind schedule in de-silting work. However, less than a month is left to recharge water in these canals which is schedule to be released on Baisakhi (13 of April), the department of RTIC and irrigation has succeeded in carrying out the de-silting works in patches, that too, through Rural Development Department (RDD) and major de-silting works of four major canals including Ranbir Canal, Partap canal, Ravi canal and Rawi Tawi Canal and i...
Army Chief's hard talk leaves Pakistan guessing
3/16/2018 11:20:37 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 16: Army Chief Bipin Rawat's statement that hostilities with Pakistan would end on Indian terms has put the neighbouring country in a tight spot as its feeling the heat of the counter offensive launched by the Indian forces. He alluded to a rise in cross-border firing by India as part of a larger strategy to put pressure on Pakistan. "So, we have raised the ante by resorting to cross border firing which is leading to violations of ceasefire. "Earlier, the burden was only on us to man the border and remain alert and now the Pakistan Army is facing the same pain. They also have to now remain alert on the border," the Army chief said. A defence analyst wh...
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