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Breaking News :   JK Govt appoints Mumbai resident as traffic advisor; draws ire | Party colleagues give sleepless nights to BJP ministers | Out of 78 shortlisted for Env Sci, 29 already selected as APs | Kishtwar: Free education, cruel joke with poor students | Rajnath not happy with state govt's 'triviality' approach towards woes of border residents | Jammu must fall in line to break wall between regions by following Kashmiri diktats | Influential inspector returns to his post within 6 months | CSC fails to examine proposal of Water Policy | SKIMS doctors killed my daughter, cries Srinagar man | Samba molestation victim cries injustice | PDP office bearer among 2 booked for threatening social worker | Hindi Pakhwada celebration concludes | Pumma wins title in wrestling competition | Kids Campus holds colouring competition | Asma Gul shines in climbing competition | KVK organises field day on maize crop | IMS organizes extension Lecture | Dogra Educational Trust conducts interactive session | Cleanliness drive cum awareness camp organized | Seminar on 'Water Pollution Causes and Control' held | Inter school district level Athletic meet gets underway | JPPF warns Govt of serious repercussion on delay in declaration of holiday | GGM Science College organizes essay writing competition | Saini Biradari supports demand of holiday on Maharaja's birthday | Workshop on Road Safety organised | Amateur Theatre Group stages Hindi Play "Andhar Yatra" | PCI team to visit Jammu, Ladakh from Sept 22 | NCC, KCCC register win | Nat Manch Stages Dogri play, "Galat Rasta" | Will China walk the talk on terror ? | "Don,t make fun of Kashmiri Pandit community" | If level of violence increases jails too are over-crowded | Poor hygiene, sanitation in Mendhar town | Four drug peddlers held with 19.5 kg charas | Star Club Social Welfare Society organizes awareness programme | HEWA hails appointment of TS Wazir | Bihar based drug peddler held with 3 kg Ganja | JKCA selects 12 cyclists | Guest lecture on "Cloud Computing" organised at YCET | 3 bike lifters held, 6 stolen bikes recovered | JMC, Health Deptt jointly control mosquito breeding: Puneet | Border students need special attention: Mankotia | SKUAST-J holds first Institutional Biosafety Committee meeting | APS Damana launches Swachhata Hi Seva Abhiyaan | Swachhta drive under 'Swachhta Hi Seva' by Salal Power Station continues | Govt Polytechnic Jammu organizes extension lecture | Students takes out cleanliness rally | JKAACL holds Multilingual Mushaira | Dewan Devi School shines in Judo Championship | 12 Days 'Heart Checkup Camp' by Medanta-"The Medicity" concludes | Overloading in public transport goes unabated, admin in slumber | JKNPP targets BJP over price rise | Dr Sharma criticises BJP for 'betraying' people of Jammu | Theft cases on rise in Udhampur | DM orders temporary ban on entry of outsiders, Sec 144 to prevent braid cutting incidents | Kashmir terror funding: 2 accused give confessional statements | 2 dengue cases registered in Rajouri | 4 Medical Officers among 26 found absent | Student organisations slam JU administration for favouring 'ABVP' | Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after landslide | Power shut down | Commercial, Institutional cases to be necessarily placed before UTEIC: VC JDA | A year after Uri attack: Army on high alert, anticipating terror strike | 12months on, JMC fails to take action against illegal Dairy Farm | Unity in Jammu over issue of reorganization | I-Phone Vs IPS: Cop sells honesty for costly phone | CIC issues penalty notice to Town Planner | Police seems serious on HM's directives | GMC staff expresses resentment against vigilance drive at OT | CM seeks hostility between India, Pakistan on borders | Despite funds release, executing agency apathetic to complete PHC cum residential quarters in Mahanpur | Lashkar, Al-Qaeda have Rohingya links: say government sources | NIA arrests two for providing support to infiltrators | Kishtwar Naibat to be shifted to new DC office complex after 6 decades | Rajouri-Plulian road in shambles, authorities unmoved | Kamran, Javed sent to judicial custody till Oct 17 | HC express concern over overcrowding of jails | HC dismisses writ challenging selection of Excise Guards | HC directs DFO to consider claim of casual labourers for regularization | Guns fall silent after six days shelling along IB | HC seeks report about sewage management in Sonamarg | Govt orders transfers, postings in middle rung administration | Newly created CD Blocks, Naibats san staff | HC quashes forcible retirement of JE PHE | Delay in passing detention order results in quashing of PSA | Back Issues  
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JK Govt appoints Mumbai resident as traffic advisor; draws ire
The appointee to be designated as Secretary
9/19/2017 11:43:42 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 19: At a time when the state government is 'reluctant' to regularize services of thousands of daily wagers it continues to shower 'benefits' on its own people. In a latest case a friend of a politician belonging to one of the coalition parties has been rehabilitated. In August the General Administration Department (GAD) issued an order according to which a non-state subject (a resident of Mumbai) has been appointed as traffic advisor. The concerned person has been entrusted with the responsibility for traffic planning and designing in Jammu & Kashmir. "Sanction is hereby accorded to the engagement of Anuj Malhotra as Traffic Advisor for Traffic Planning & Designing in the state. The engagement of Anuj Malhotra shall be governed by the following terms & conditions and assignments," reads the Government Order 1052-GAD of 2017. The order was issued on 11-08-2017. Referring to the terms and conditions it has been written that the tra...
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Party colleagues give sleepless nights to BJP ministers
9/19/2017 11:43:30 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: As the speculations of a possible reshuffle in council of ministry gives sleepless nights to the incumbent BJP ministers in the Mehbooba Mufti-led coalition Government, their own party colleagues have turned to be the main complainants against them. While there is a widespread discontent among common masses against the poor performance of BJP ministers, the party colleagues are most vociferous in negative campaign against these ministers. Not only the MLAs and MLCs, even those BJP functionaries, who are not member of any of the two Houses, are also openly raising voice of discontent against the party ministers. The discontent within party against the B...
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Out of 78 shortlisted for Env Sci, 29 already selected as APs
JKPSC caught in knots
9/19/2017 11:43:24 PM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: The Jammu and Kashmir Public Service Commission (JKPSC) has reportedly been caught in a peculiar situation as out of total 78 candidates, shortlisted for the interviews of +2 lecturers' posts in Environmental Sciences, 29 have already selected as Assistant Professors of Government Degree Colleges. Due to the selection of Assistant Professors, the JKPSC is constrained to either re-publish the shortlisted candidates or after the interview, more candidates would be called to complete the interview process. A glance at the shortlisted candidates for the interview of +2 lecturers' posts, which is scheduled to be held 25th of September and the s...
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Kishtwar: Free education, cruel joke with poor students
Exam fee collected from students during flood furry yet to be returned
9/19/2017 11:43:20 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Kishtwar Sep 19: Ever since the present dispensation has come into power, it has been taking various reformative and progressive steps to over haul the Education system in Jammu and Kashmir. At the same time it has been more proactive with the welfare and protective policy of girl education, but the execution of all such measures are proving regressive and counterproductive itself leaving a trail of miseries and increased drop outs from the schools in the state. As per the details available with Early Times, state declared free education for girls, a step which gave hope and enthusiasm to the hitherto poor people to educate their daughters; but all ended in fiasco...
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Rajnath not happy with state govt's 'triviality' approach towards woes of border residents
As HM rules out talks with Pak, Mehbooba seeks to end Indo-Pak hostilities
9/19/2017 11:43:08 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: Two days after Home Minister Rajnath Singh ruled out talks with Pakistan citing continuous shelling and cross border terrorism as impediment for the same, the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today appealed for peace between and sought to end hostilities between the two countries on the borders. Chief Minister said it were the people of the state who are worst victims of this hostility as they get killed, dislocated besides bearing brunt of dislocations and damages to their property. While Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement came close on heels of his personal assessment of ground situation on borders of the state, particularly in Jammu region where sh...
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Jammu must fall in line to break wall between regions by following Kashmiri diktats
New type of movement
9/19/2017 11:42:53 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: Kashmir on Monday witnessed a new type of movement started to make the people of Jammu to fall in line so that the high wall created by them between Jammu and Kashmir was broken. It's a new type of movement in the sense that it doesn't believe in the principle of reciprocity or principle of give and take; it wants Jammu to kneel and accept whatever Kashmiri leaders ask it to accept taking into consideration the fact that what the Kashmiri leaders say is correct. The newly-founded so-called civil society group called 'We the People' started this movement. It said that its aim was to "bridge the gap socially, politically, and geographically between Kashmi...
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Influential inspector returns to his post within 6 months
9/19/2017 11:42:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: Jammu, Sep 19: Making a mockery of the much hyped transfer policy, especially in Jammu and Kashmir, an influential Inspector has reportedly managed to retrieve his posting back in Jammu district within six months of his transfer. According to sources, the Inspector was transferred outside the Jammu district some six months back in March this year, but within six months the influential inspector returned with a "big bang" showing thumbs down to the seniors. The "influential inspector" has been the Station House Officer (SHO) of Gandhi Nagar Police Station twice. "The Inspector is highly unpopular especially in accommodating wrongs of the politicians....
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CSC fails to examine proposal of Water Policy
9/19/2017 11:42:27 PM
Minam Saqib Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 19: The Cabinet Submit Committee has failed to examine the proposal regarding adoption of State Water Policy and Plan in the State. On June 14, J&K Government constituted a Cabinet Sub-Committee to examine the proposal regarding adoption of State Water Policy and Plan in the State. The General Administration Department order states that the committee shall be serviced by the Public Health Engineering Department and shall submit its report within a period of one month. However, even after over three months, sources said that the CSC has failed to submit its report. "The CSC held a meeting on August 23 and discussed the parameters to b...
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SKIMS doctors killed my daughter, cries Srinagar man
9/19/2017 11:42:18 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 19: A family from Zadibal area of Srinagar has accused senior doctors at the SK Institute of Medical Sciences Soura here of having "killed" their two-year-old daughter due to medical negligence. Arafat Hussain Dar, a man from Zadibal locality here said his daughter Marjiya Zehra was suffering from diarrhea and vomiting and was admitted at SKIMS on September 13 under MRD number 1001292. The bereaved father said none of the senior doctors bothered to examine the patient and that she was put at the mercy of junior doctors. "For three days I kept begging before the hospital medicos that why no senior doctor was examining my daughter though her condition wa...
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Samba molestation victim cries injustice
Police take one month to register FIR
9/19/2017 11:42:01 PM
Early Times Report SAMBA, Sept 19: A woman on Tuesday alleged that two senior staff members of a factory in which she works at Industrial Estate Samba molested her and her harassing her. Addressing a news conference at Samba she said, "In the month of August I registered a written complaint against my two senior colleagues on the charges of molestation and harassment. Police slept over the issue for one month and registered a FIR on 14.9.2017 against the accused persons under section 35...
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12months on, JMC fails to take action against illegal Dairy Farm
9/19/2017 10:46:26 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) has failed to take action against the owner of illegally operating dairy farm in Shiv Nagar despite lapse of an year since a formal complaint was filed. Ashok Kumar, a local resident informed Early Times that a delegation of Shiv Nagar Ward No 33 lane No10 met local Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) on September 2016 regarding the illegal dairy farm. "At that time the MLA recommended to Commissioner JMC to look into the matter immediately", Ashok Kumar said, adding that whereas the Medical Veterinary Officer of JMC conducted surprise visits on the spot on Sept 21, 2016. After that the owner of dairy also installed a ...
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Unity in Jammu over issue of reorganization
A major development
9/19/2017 10:39:19 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: Significant political developments took place in Jammu during the 4-day visit of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh to Jammu & Kashmir, between September 9 and 12. All or nearly all the delegations, which met with Union Home Minister in Jammu on September 11 and 12 denounced the ruling BJP -- once considered a champion of the Jammu's cause in general and Jammu Hindus' cause in particular - and urged him to reorganise Jammu & Kashmir's politico-constitutional structure to meet the age-old aspirations of the socially and economically neglected and politically marginalised people of the highly strategic Jammu province and the Trans-Himalayan Ladakh region. A...
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I-Phone Vs IPS: Cop sells honesty for costly phone
9/19/2017 10:39:10 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: In an interesting development, an Indian Police Services (IPS) Officer, who had an image of an honest officer among his colleagues, has finally succumbed for an Apple I-Phone, allegedly to patronise SHO. According to police sources, the IPS officer had an image of honest officer among his colleagues and his self praise was the prime factor for it, as he used to project himself as an officer of sheer integrity. "The officer sold his dignity for mere a mobile phone, which he accepted from an Inspector who was posted as Station house Officer (SHO)," said sources, adding that the IPS officer patronised the SHO by not relieving him. Sources maintained that ...
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CIC issues penalty notice to Town Planner
9/19/2017 10:39:03 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: As Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) failed to provide copy of rejection order of a building permission to an information seeker, the Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) has directed the Public Information Officer (PIO) of JMC who is also the Senior Town Planner to provide this information to the applicant. In addition to it the PIO / Senior Town Planner has been issued a penalty show cause notice on the direction of CIC under section 17 of J&K RTI Act 2009. Details available with Early Times reveal that one Arun Kumar, S/o. Late Krishan Chander, R/O H.No. 35, Malhotra Street, Jammu while exercising his right to information filed RTI application with P...
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Police seems serious on HM's directives
9/19/2017 10:38:57 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: The home minister's directive to the state police and the government to neither use excessive force nor act hard against the youth who are below 18-yr has started hitting the ground. In a first major reaction, the state police chief DGP SP Vaid has said that the police will not fire at militants during encounter will be given the chance to surrender. The statement comes days after a terrorist or hardcore OGW surrendered before the police in Valley. "We have now taking the advantageous position against the terrorists. Now, we are trying to wean away the terrorists or their supporter by taking a sympathetic view of the first timers or those who want to ...
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GMC staff expresses resentment against vigilance drive at OT
9/19/2017 10:38:51 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 19: The Staff including doctors of the Government Medical College and Hospital Jammu expressed resentment against the officials of the Vigilance Organization for entering in Operation Theater of the Surgery Department. As per information, the officials of the State Vigilance Organization (SVO) conducted a Joint Surprise Check (JSC) in the OY of the Surgery department from last two days and numbers of files and records were checked as well as seized by officials. The drive led to resentment among the staff and doctors as officials entered in highly sensitive area without taking permission and following mandatory caution. "From Monday morning, surgeries were ...
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CM seeks hostility between India, Pakistan on borders
9/19/2017 10:38:46 PM
S T Haq Early Times Report KUPWARA, Sept 19: Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday sought an end to the hostilities between India and Pakistan on the borders, saying it is the people of the state who bear the brunt of the skirmishes. CM while addressing a public meeting at Tangdar sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in Karnah area of north Kashmir's Kupwara district, said the recent skirmishes along the border area has led many people to migrate. "I appeal the leadership of both the countries to work for maintaining peace on the borders. The people of the state have been the worst victims of this hostility which has led to their killing, dislocations and damages to the property o...
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Despite funds release, executing agency apathetic to complete PHC cum residential quarters in Mahanpur
9/19/2017 10:38:40 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 19: Despite allocation of Rs 1.32 crores by Department of Health for the construction of Primary Health Centre-cum- doctors' residential quarters in hilly area of Mahanpur, the executing agency seems indifferent to complete the building after lapse of nine years. Sources in Health Department said that since the announcement of the building, the health department had allotted the construction work to Roads and Building Department. "But ironically after lapse of many years, the agency has succeeded so far to complete the ground floor-where PHC would be made functional whereas the residential quarters of doctors which were proposed to be constructed of first fl...
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Cleanliness drive cum awareness camp organized
JPPF warns Govt of serious repercussion on delay in declaration of holiday
GGM Science College organizes essay writing competition
Saini Biradari supports demand of holiday on Maharaja's birthday
Workshop on Road Safety organised
Amateur Theatre Group stages Hindi Play "Andhar Yatra"
PCI team to visit Jammu, Ladakh from Sept 22
NCC, KCCC register win
Nat Manch Stages Dogri play, "Galat Rasta"
Poor hygiene, sanitation in Mendhar town
Four drug peddlers held with 19.5 kg charas
Star Club Social Welfare Society organizes awareness programme
HEWA hails appointment of TS Wazir
Bihar based drug peddler held with 3 kg Ganja
JKCA selects 12 cyclists
Guest lecture on "Cloud Computing" organised at YCET
3 bike lifters held, 6 stolen bikes recovered
JMC, Health Deptt jointly control mosquito breeding: Puneet
Border students need special attention: Mankotia
SKUAST-J holds first Institutional Biosafety Committee meeting
APS Damana launches Swachhata Hi Seva Abhiyaan
Swachhta drive under 'Swachhta Hi Seva' by Salal Power Station continues
Govt Polytechnic Jammu organizes extension lecture
Students takes out cleanliness rally
JKAACL holds Multilingual Mushaira
12 Days 'Heart Checkup Camp' by Medanta-"The Medicity" concludes
Overloading in public transport goes unabated, admin in slumber
JKNPP targets BJP over price rise
Dr Sharma criticises BJP for 'betraying' people of Jammu
Theft cases on rise in Udhampur
DM orders temporary ban on entry of outsiders, Sec 144 to prevent braid cutting incidents
Kashmir terror funding: 2 accused give confessional statements
2 dengue cases registered in Rajouri
4 Medical Officers among 26 found absent
Student organisations slam JU administration for favouring 'ABVP'
Jammu-Srinagar highway reopens after landslide
Power shut down
Commercial, Institutional cases to be necessarily placed before UTEIC: VC JDA
Lashkar, Al-Qaeda have Rohingya links: say government sources
NIA arrests two for providing support to infiltrators
Kishtwar Naibat to be shifted to new DC office complex after 6 decades
Rajouri-Plulian road in shambles, authorities unmoved
Kamran, Javed sent to judicial custody till Oct 17
HC express concern over overcrowding of jails
HC dismisses writ challenging selection of Excise Guards
HC directs DFO to consider claim of casual labourers for regularization
Guns fall silent after six days shelling along IB
HC seeks report about sewage management in Sonamarg
Govt orders transfers, postings in middle rung administration
Newly created CD Blocks, Naibats san staff
HC quashes forcible retirement of JE PHE
Delay in passing detention order results in quashing of PSA
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