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Congress to 'support' Rs 100 Cr bank defaulter for key post in SMC
11/4/2018 10:25:58 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 4: The Congress party is planning to allegedly support a Kashmiri "bank defaulter" who owes over Rs 100 crore to a bank, for a key chair in the Srinagar Municipal Corporation(SMC), where elections for the chair of Mayor and Deputy Mayor are scheduled to be held in the coming days. Sources said some of the Congress party leaders have been holding talks with the "willful defaulter" who was recently elected as a councilor in the SMC as independent candidate but owes a huge amount to a bank. Sources said the Congress leaders want the party councilors vote for him in the elections for the key chair. Sources said the "defaulter" who was given loan of over Rs 100 crore during the regime of then Chief Minister Omar Abdullah was that time close to National Conference (NC) but is now close to the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). Sources said some of the PDP leaders have been supporting him before Congress so that he gets the "prominent chair" among the SMC councilors. Sources said the said defaulter, who is also a businessman, has already submitted hi...
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BDOs overstaying despite Govt order
Blatant violations of MCC by RDD
11/4/2018 10:25:50 PM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 4: In blatant violation of Model Code of Conduct (MCC) and despite government order, several overstaying Block Development officers (BDOs) are still sticking to the posts they are holding for past more than three years. Highly placed sources informed Early Times that despite an order issued by Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj last month, prior to issuance of notification for Panchayat Elections-2018, some BDOs enjoying patronage of senior officers in Secretariat, have not be relieved till date. "In order to ensure free and fair elections, it is necessary that transfer of officers/officials connected with the Panchayat Ele...
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JU's semester examination system plays with students' career
Of 90 lectures, only 45 completed this session
11/4/2018 10:25:38 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 4: The semester system of examination implemented by University of Jammu across the colleges has created a peculiar situation for the faculty members, who have not been getting time to complete the syllabus. Against prescribed 90 lectures to complete the syllabus, only half of lectures have been taken by the faculty members and the examination are round the corner. Students informed Early Times that the worst sufferers were the students of Semester 5th, whose classes begun in the last in the colleges but according to the date-sheet, their examination are scheduled to start first. "Our classes had begun in the last days of August month and class work was a...
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Irrigation Department spends crores on underutilized schemes
11/4/2018 10:25:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 4: Blame it on the lack of proper planning before execution by the Irrigation Department, many irrigation schemes remained underutilized after their completion despite spending crores. Sources told Early Times that Nalla Khul scheme in Nowshera was augmented by the department with Irrigation Potential of 30 hectares in 2010. Initially the scheme remained incomplete for years due to land dispute but after its completion only 10 hectares was utilized against the creation of Irrigation Potential of 30 hectares. "Similarly Janiar Bowli Khul in Poonch district which was envisaged with Irrigation Potential of 170 hectares but astonishingly only 2 hectares could...
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'After killing Parihar brothers, terrorists planning more attacks'
Terror has no religion
11/4/2018 10:25:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 4: After killing the BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar in Kishtwar, terrorists are reportedly planning to carry out more strikes in the state and political leaders and workers could be their main targets. Sources told Early Times that terrorists have been directed by their bosses sitting across the Line of Control to create fear psychosis in the state ahead of the Panchayat polls so that their writ could prevail and people would stay away from the Panchayat polls. "Besides targeting the political workers the terrorists can also target the vital installations like water stations and power grids so that they can create fear among the mind...
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Seven years on, installation of CCTV cameras yet to become reality in Kishtwar
Killing of BJP State Secretary raises several questions
11/4/2018 10:25:11 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 4: The killing of a BJP State Secretary Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar has raised several questions on the safety and security of the common people in Kishtwar district. As per the details available with Early Times, the killings of Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar have brought the working of security agencies under scanner as the PHQ had assigned the job of installation of CCTV cameras in Kishtwar and other parts of the state seven years ago, but the vital project became victim of prevailing corruption at highest level. The lackadaisical approach of PHQ could be judged from the fact that even after seven years ...
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Kishtwar killings: 4 days on, Police clueless
11/4/2018 10:24:58 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 4: Even after 4 days of brutal double murder of BJP leader Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet Parihar by some unidentified gunmen, Kishtwar police is still clueless . As per the details available with Early Times, the Special Investigation Team headed by Additional SP Kishtwar Parbeet Singh detained several people for questioning including the Shopkeepers in and around the place of incident. The sources said that majority of those picked up for questioning have been released. The sources said that the Kishtwar police are investigating the role of various terror modules that has been busted by the police in last few years in Kishtwar...
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Radha again adopts a lop-sided approach, sings Kashmir song
'Paradise at War'
11/4/2018 10:03:24 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 4: Former interlocutor Radha Kumar on Saturday again adopted a lop-sided and Kashmir-centric approach without realizing that Kashmir is a tiny part of the state and that the state consists of three historically, culturally, politically, ethnically distinct regions - Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh. Ladakh is the largest region of the state. Jammu is the second largest. And Kashmir constitutes only about 10 per cement of the state's land area. Radha completely overlooked the fact that Jammu and Ladakh had been suffering since 1947, when Nehru transferred political power from Jammu to Srinagar using dubious means. She also overlooked the fact that it was Kashmir t...
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Few inches of snow bust fair governance myth
11/4/2018 10:03:07 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 4: A few inches of snow in Kashmir and parts of Jammu once again exposed the preparedness of the administration for the winters. Ghulam Mohammad, a 70-year-old businessman from old city Srinagar said that people used to consider the snowfall as a blessing. "But the government has turned it into a curse for the people. People face immense inconveniences due to insensitiveness of the state administration," he said. He said that few inches of snow plunged entire Kashmir into darkness. "Just few inches of snow has exposed the claims of the government how much state was prepared to deal the situation," he said. Imtiaz Ahmad, a resident of Pampore said...
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Lax officers of PDD continue to make people of JK suffer, buck stops nowhere
11/4/2018 10:02:44 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Nov 4: The Power Development Department (PDD) in the state spends huge sum on account of cutting and pruning of trees in order to ensure that vagaries of weather do not affect the power supply as and when something wrong happens on the weather front. However, on ground it has been noticed for generations and decades that a wind of velocity of hardly few kilometers per hour and snowfall of few centimeters puncture balloon of the PDD higher ups claim that they stand by providing round the clock power supply to the people of Jammu & Kashmir. As and when the winds hit the different places of the state the power supply goes off and the departmen...
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Snow clearance under MGNREGA: Mere empty recurring!
11/4/2018 10:02:22 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 4 : More than a year back, the Government mulled undertaking snow clearance under MGNREGA with Centre, but the proposal has remained on paper only as for the last 3 days, not even a single work has been executed in any of the hilly districts of state which have experienced heavy snowfall and roads are closed. During January 2017, when heavy snowfall took place in Kashmir valley and parts of Doda and Kishtwar areas , the roads were cleared only after days and weeks as there was dearth of snow clearance machines. At several places where JCBs were put into service they damaged the blacktopped roads. The matter had been taken at highest level and former Mi...
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Ram Mandir-RSS in a fighting mode
11/4/2018 10:02:14 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 4: The RSS of which BJP is the political organ is in a fighting mode. What has made it adopt a radical stand was the Supreme Court's October 29 ruling that it would decide when the issue of Ram Temple will be heard by it and which bench of the Supreme Court will hear the case. That the RSS has hardened its stand on the Ram Temple Issue could be seen from what the RSS said the other day. Observing that Hindus in the country felt "insulted" over remark made by the Supreme Court while postponing Ram Mandir hearing to January that it had its own priorities, the RSS urged the apex court to reconsider its priority on the "sensitive" issue and said if needed, it w...
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Rotary Club organizes breast cancer screening camp
GSI gets best gallery award at exhibition
Farmers Awareness camp held at Dhanoo
Rakesh Jewellers offers 'Dhanteras Bonanza'
2 day J&K State Rope Skipping Championship concluded
Canadian Emergency System being used for power restoration: Hridesh Kumar
Guv orders restoration of essential services in areas affected by snowfall
3 day mass contact programme of BADF concludes
Free dental check-up camp organized
MIER celebrates 83rd Foundation Day
Hindi play 'AAG' staged
Kashir kalakaar season 3 reaches Grand Finale
Vacant plots become garbage dumping places
PWD fails to construct bridge
Kumar visits Civil Secretariat, inspects Darbar Move arrangements
Curfew relaxed for 2 hours in Kishtwar
Go Air flight reaches Jammu from Srinagar without passengers' baggage
Lack of communication a hurdle on Mughal road
BSF jawan arrested for sharing sensitive details with Pakistan
J&K Bank restores ATM operations on war footing
9 yr old girl killed, 3 injured in landslide
Jammu-Srinagar NH reopens for one-way traffic after heavy snowfall
Srinagar records season's coldest night at -0.4 Degrees
Over 700 persons evacuated from Jawahar Tunnel
ReT Forum seeks release of salary as per 7th Pay Commission before Diwali
Congress workers' hold meeting
Shree Vishwakarma Shobha Yatra taken out
PNBMT confers amateur journalists awards to Gupta, Muju
No laxity of officials will be tolerated: Ganai
Secretariat to start functioning from today
Peer Panjal people, NGOs hail Guv's tough stance on corruption
SSJASCS elects new team of office bearers
Police rescue 3 bovines, seized vehicle
Students who missed exams due to snowfall can re-appear: JKBOSE
JYF demands CBI probe in fraud, nepotism, favoritism in CUJ
Fraudster arrested after four-year-hunt
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