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Senior Forest officials embezzle Rs 12 lakhs
8/18/2018 11:27:22 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Aug 18: Senior officials of Forest Department Rajouri have allegedly embezzled Rs 12 lakhs in creation of closure by Forest division Nowshera. Sources in the department informed that few years ago, Forest Department Rajouri had created a closure under compartment number 116/N Peerbandesar in Nowshera at the cost of Rs 16 lakhs under the supervision of concerned Range Officer, Block Officer and District Rajouri. "In this closure, the plantation of around 16000 saplings of different varieties was to be carried out but as a matter of fact only 1000-1500 saplings were planted and it is claimed that only Rs 4 lakhs were spent and rest of the fund which was around Rs 12 lakhs was embezzled by the seniors," they alleged further adding that number of complaints were lodged against this issue to the head office of the department by the local people who noticed the scam in the scheme. They alleged that there have been many incidents in past also when issue of corruptions was surfaced in the division in earlier also. Some former officers were involved in the num...
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ST certificates scam surfaces in South Kashmir
8/18/2018 11:27:07 PM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report anantnag, Aug 18: Instances of candidates submitting dubious Schedule Tribe (ST) certificates in recently held recruitment drives have come to light in south Kashmir's Bijbehara area. The district administration acting upon the complaints have now kept at least seven certificates in abeyance and process to recover these ST certificates from the candidates has begun. Official sources told Early Times that authorities at tehsil Bijbehara have issued ST certificates illegally to seven candidates, and on the basis of these fake certificates names of these candidates have appeared in recently declared teachers' provisional list. They said that few days ago...
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Now, senior doc shares porn pics in WhatsApp group
8/18/2018 11:26:50 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report srinagar, Aug 18: A day after this newspaper carried a report about a government teacher sharing a porno clip in an official group of an educational institution in Kishtwar district, a senior doctor has been blamed for sharing porn photos in the official group of the Health Department in the district. The angry employees of the Health Department Kishtwar told Early Times that the doctor who holds a top administrative post in the district shared objectionable photograph in the official group earlier this month. They said that senior officials of the department who were also part of the group are still silent over the issue. They said that several fema...
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Tantrums, threats have no effect; former advisors running short of ideas
Madam is not the boss, PDP rebels calling shots
8/18/2018 11:26:38 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Aug 18: Only 15 MLAs accompanying the former chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to attend the last rites of the former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in New Delhi is clear indication that Peoples Democratic Party has split. Sources told Early Times that PDP had made desperate attempts to make the rebels accompany them so that the Madam could prove that she is the Boss and others don't figure anywhere. "Frantic calls we made to persuade the PDP rebels to join her but they refused," sources added. They said that the group of PDP rebels led by Imran Raza Ansari would have to strive harder and get support of a few more rebels to stake claim that the group represente...
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Gulmarg restaurants fleece tourists
8/18/2018 11:20:53 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 18: Tourists visiting tourist resort of Gulmarg in Kashmir are fleeced by restaurant owners who are selling food items at exorbitant rates. As per the details and bill available with "Early Times" the restaurant owners charges double rates on hotel made food items including both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian. A water bottle which costs Rs. 19 as per its printed MRP is being sold for Rs. 30 while a chapatti which cost Rs. 4-5 is bei...
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Gulmarg, Phalgam witness deserted look
Uncertain situation hits Kashmir tourism
8/18/2018 11:15:27 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 18: Known for its picturesque and scenic beauty all over the world, the tourism sector in state of Jammu and Kashmir which is the backbone of around 70% people in the Kashmir valley is hitting new low this year with majority of the tourist spots wearing deserted look. Speaking to Early Times tourism players attributed the debacle to growing uncertainty in situation in the valley as well as increase in number of militancy related incidents. ...
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India can force Pak to resume talks only on position of strength
(Behind the veil)
8/18/2018 11:15:11 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 18 :If India wants to motivate Pakistan for responding positively to the offer of talks,for resolving various issues,including the issue of Kashmir, New Delhi has to initiate firm measures to tackle militants and to halt ingress of militants from across the border. This way India can force Pakistan to come forward for talks iof New Delhi start on talking to Islamabad on the position of strength-. Each day passes when militants do not kill security forces and civilians.Even the police have not been spared to ensure that the youth is under scare and come forward for joining militant groups to cause demoralisation among the police force. An Army jawan was kil...
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Kashmir silent as militants now kill mother of 2
8/18/2018 11:15:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 18: Upholding its "doublespeak" on human rights violations in the region, the people of Kashmir in general and separatists in particular continued to remain silent as militants in the latest killed another civilian, this time a mother of two. Police said 40-year-old mother of two small kids was shot dead by two militants of Hizbul Mujahideen on August 17 in Drabgama village of south Kashmir's Pulwama district. The deceased who was identified as Shameema wife of Ali Mohammad of Koil village was shot dead by militants right at her paternal residence. Hit by numerous bullets, she died on the spot. But none of the separatists be it Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Uma...
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Udhampur under threat of waterborne diseases
Solid Waste dumped in Tawi
8/18/2018 11:14:45 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Aug 18: As Municipal Council Udhampur continues to dump the solid waste near the banks of Tawi river in outskirts of the town, the threat of waterborne diseases is looming large over the town. Municipal Council inspite of repeated reminders through various news reports published in Early Times from last 2 years is unscientifically dumping solid waste near the banks of Tawi river on Jammu Srinagar National Highway. As already reported sources in Health Department have revealed that patients suffering from intestinal and other similar diseases is on rise due to intake of polluted water which is supplied by Public Health Engineering Department ( PHE) from its va...
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Cops going home for Eid asked to remain cautious
8/18/2018 11:14:37 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 18: The police in Kashmir have issued a security-related advisory to cops ahead of the festival of Eidul Azha. The Eidul Azha will be celebrated Wednesday, August 22. Sources told Early Times that the security personnel going home on this festival have been asked to remain careful and avoid Eid prayers in isolated places. "Of late, cops and other security personnel visiting their native villages on leave have been easy picking for militants. So we found it necessary that the advisory in this regard to be issued," said a top police official. "You are advised to instruct the field and subordinate formations that they shall remain careful at...
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Transfer of engineers: HC directs CS to frame rational policy
8/18/2018 11:14:30 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Srinagar, Aug 18: The J&K High Court has asked Chief Secretary of the state to streamline the process of transfer and postings of engineers in various government departments. Justice Sanjeev Kumar, after considering the submissions of Deputy Advocate General Arshad Majid Malik appearing for Rural Development Department, asked the Chief Secretary to come up with a rational policy of transfer and posting of the engineers. The directions were passed in a writ petition titled Madan Gopal Samyal V/s State of J&K & Ors wherein the petitioner had questioned government order No.89-PW(R&B) of 2018, dated February 16, 2018 on retention of Neeraj Chopra in the R...
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FCS&CA Dept suspends three FPS licenses during Eid-ul-Azha checking drive
Div Com reviews arrangements for Eid- ul-Azha
SRCC starts current affairs batch for KAS
BLSKS presents mega cultural programe for Machail Mata yatris
Awareness programmes on Potato Cyst Nematodes organized
26 bovines rescued in Rajouri
Transfers and postings of KAS officers
NC Women Wing asks workers to get ready for Panchayat elections
Advisor Ganai conducts public grievances redressal camp
Prof Bhim urges Hurriyat to understand pros & cons of Article 35(A)
Workshop of Master Trainers in Learning Outcomes, Science and Math Kits organized
JKSWDC organizes awareness camp
Three terrorists killed near LoC in Tangdhar sector
Natrang children pay tributes to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
DSEJ releases Academic Calendar for 2018-19
SPS celebrates Independence day
NHM employees without salary for 4 months
Chairman JKICS pays tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee
NHM Employees thank Advisor Kumar for release of salary
Deputation Call on DC
SPCB tightens the noose around noise polluters
One held for kidnaping, raping girl
Sri Sri Ravi Shankar offers full support to CM
FMPTI passes resolution on Article 35-A
Ex-Dir Info mourns Vajpayee's demise
PDP leader Bawa pays tributes to Vajpayee
DCRWC celebrates Independence Day
SPS Hospitals Ludhiana successfully completes 120 kidney transplants
Civil society welcomes Buddha Amarnath pilgrims
Governor reviews NHIDCL roads, tunnels projects
Online Directory of Udhampur district not updated
Omar Abdullah to donate month's salary for Kerala flood relief, asks Governor to send relief
Locals stage protest against land encroachment
Disposal of grievances during Governor's Rule
Amarnath Yatra resumes from Jammu
HC denies pensionary benefits to BSF personnel who retired before completion of 20 years of services
1st batch of 1500 pilgrims of Shri Budha Amarnathji Yatra leaves from Poonch
No salary for 6 months, SSA teachers spend miserable, humiliated life
Power shut down
Militants attack NC leader's house, no casuality
Samba Police arrests Absconder
Excise Commissioner convenes monthly Revenue Review Meeting
Vyas chairs Governing Body meeting of SMVD Narayana Super-speciality Hospital
BAJ pays tributes to Atal Behari Vajpayee
Pakistani forces fire mortar shells in Uri, Karnah sector
Rehabilitate unemployed youth by establishing Rehri Zone
SDH Mendhar turns into dumping yard
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