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Few docs enjoying attachment in Samba's health institutes
Health Deptt ignores Governor's detachment order
9/10/2018 12:11:40 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 9: In brazen violation of the orders of the Governor on revoxation of attachments in all government departments, there are number of doctors actually posted at different health institutes but continue to enjoy favorable attachment. An official, seeking anonymity said the Government of Jammu and Kashmir had issued a circular vide no 22 GAD of 2018, dated 06-07-2018, states that all employees presently on attachment with their respective or other departments would be repatriated to their parent organization with immediate effect. "For example, a Medical Officer, who had been posted a Primary Health Centre by the health department in the interest of patient care but the doctor, has managed to attachment in District Hospital Samba and working there for last five months which is the clear violation of the government orders, "the official claimed. The official stated that a number of times the matter of attachment of the said doctor has been brought into the notice of the concerned higher authorities but all in vain. Besides, the officials informe...
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Dad Khan appointed his daughter in JKSPSMA through backdoor
9/10/2018 12:11:23 AM
More taint for shamed Commissioner Secretary Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: More skeletons are tumbling out from the cupboard of misdeed committed by arrested Commissioner Secretary to the Government, ARI and Trainings Mohammad Mehraj-ud-din Khan who besides fudging government record of his personal benefits, also made several 'backdoor' appointments during his posting as CEO J&K State Procurement Supplies and Marketing Agency (JKSPSMA) including that of his daughter. Sources informed Early Times, that he (Khan) run JKSPSMA like a private organization and acted as its owner. "He appointed his daughter as Supervisor and made provisions to ensure that she may be pro...
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Multi crore scam involving construction of JU guest house comes to fore
9/10/2018 12:11:02 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: In a biggest ever financial scandal unfolding nexus woven with connivance of RD Sharma, outgoing VC, JU Works Department and Contractor, lacs of rupees have allegedly gone into the pockets of officers including Ramjidass without completing the extension work of university guest house for which a contract of 1.08 crore was allotted to one Suresh Kumar. Sources in the University informed that extension of varsity guest house building was to be done for which contract for constructing ground and first floor was given to Suresh Kumar S/O Karam Chand R/O Gandhi Nagar Jammu vide tender order No UWD 2016-17 and 1060-65 dated 12 July 2016 to execute the work in...
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Lady doctor ill -treats pregnant woman in DH Udhampur
Locals demand action
9/10/2018 12:10:56 AM
Arun Jasrotia Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 9: Putting the noble profession of the doctor to shame, a lady doctor at District Hospital Udhampur allegedly misbehaved with a pregnant woman and her relatives and even refused to provide treatment to her. As per the relatives of the pregnant woman from Adarsh Colony area, she was admitted to District Hospital after she developed labour pains Saturday night. However, When her relatives tried to seek urgent medical assistance from the Gynaecologist on duty, she misbehaved with her (Pregnant lady ) and her relatives not only misbehaved but also pushed the Pregnant women. They alleged that the said doctor refused any treatment and refer...
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Victim children narrate horrifying experiences
Kathua orphanage shame
9/10/2018 12:10:44 AM
Harpreet Singh Sethi Early Times Report Kathua, Sept 9: In a shocking revelation in the infamous case of child abuse at an orphanage that rocked Kathua recently, district administration, in its complaint to the police, on Saturday said that as per the statement of the victim girls, they were being raped under the influence of drugs administered through candies and chocolates. The complaint, the copy of which is available with Early Times, was forwarded to Superintendent of Police (SP) Kathua by a team of five senior officers of district administration who had raided the "illegal orphanage" occupied by Anthony Pastor. As many as 20 minors including eight girls and 12 boys were rescu...
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Services Selection Board, Transport Deptt show 'disrespect' to HC Judge's order
Allow deficient candidates to join, deserving left out of selection
9/10/2018 12:10:10 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sep 9: The government departments in the state have of late been showing 'disrespect' to the judiciary by not implementing the orders or directions issued by the court from time to time with respect to service matters. The Transport Department and Services Selection Board virtually showed disdain to the order of a judge of High Court issued last year vis-à-vis selection of candidates for the posts of motor vehicle inspectors. The selection had been challenged by deserving candidates who were left out of the fray. On September 26, 2017, Justice Ramalingam Sudhakar of Jammu & Kashmir issued directions that due consideration should be given...
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Civic polls and Abdullahs' U-turn
Dangerous game
9/10/2018 12:09:57 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sep 9: The day J&K Government made an announcement to hold civic polls in the state, NC chief Farooq Abdullah had claimed boycotting polls won't help anybody. "It won't resolve Kashmir issue and neither India nor Pakistan can benefit from it. It is for the betterment and development of people of the state," he had said Clearly, he was referring to militants and separatists. He had maintained: "There are some people who have called for a poll boycott. But I want to inform you that these people are making fortune out of people's miseries. They want to keep the pot boiling as it suits their interests." "This situation has led to colossal losses, our economy is ba...
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Another Bandh forced on people to score political points
'Can't allow normal life to disturb' says Mamta
9/10/2018 12:09:46 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: Political parties are out to force another shut on the country, putting people of all walks of life to gross inconvenience and cause huge financial losses to the country in one single day. Congress party has called for Bharat bandh on Monday against rising prices of fuel, essentials and falling value of rupee against dollar. While the Bandh is bound to cause huge financial losses, its political dimension is stirring greater interest. As Congress led Bandh is being seen as a show of strength by the united opposition against the ruling BJP led NDA government, it is ironical that TMC leader and West Bengal chief minister who had been working overtime for o...
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Govt officer secures stay on his posting, openly pursues his political agenda
9/10/2018 12:09:34 AM
Abodh Sharma Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: Thriving on the stay order granted to him against his transfer order, an officer of the district administration Reasi has been accused of working with an agenda to suit his political aspirations that he has been fostering for his innings post retirement. Sources said that an officer of the rank of Additional DC has been working with a specific agenda to appease a particular class of society so that he could convert the favours extended to it as government officer into vote bank once he attained superannuation and pursued his political aspirations. "Following specific complaints against him, he was transferred from the current place of pos...
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As CM Mehbooba failed to nail fake state subject holders
Noise on Art 35A a ploy to blackmail Centre
9/9/2018 11:37:53 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: Former Chief Minister and the Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti is leaving no stone unturned to claim that her party would go to any extent to safeguard Article 35A but she has totally forgotten that when she was heading the state thousands of people were given fake state subjects and her government failed to take any action against them. Addressing PDP workers meeting at Kangan in Ganderbal district, Mehbooba said her party was committed to preserve the sanctity of Article 35 A. "During my government, I made every effort from engaging top notch lawyers to raising political awareness in the country and the state about the need for ...
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Tehsil admin Ramkot over-reluctant to remove encroachments of influential shopkeepers
DC's order made no change even after fortnight
9/9/2018 10:58:49 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: The Tehsil Administration Ramkot which was overenthusiastic, to remove the alleged encroachments made by poor kiosk owners, has shown extra-reluctance to remove the encroachments made by influential shopkeepers in Gujro Nagrota market. Moreover in response to the directions of Governor Grievance Cell, an order was also issued by Deputy Commissioner Kathua to Additional Deputy Commissioner Billawar but so far the order made no change in the encroachments, pic...
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ISM Deptt in newly created districts runs without ambulance facilities
9/9/2018 10:58:24 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 9: The Minister of successive governments claimed that health sector is the highest priority of their government and people will witness major changes in this sector but ISM department exposed all claims as years lapse of newly districts established, the department still runs without ambulance services. According to sources, couple of years back government had sanctioned one ambulance for ISM department to each district but so far the ambulance not reached to districts reason best known to higher authority of department concern. However, government of Jammu and Kashmir plans to revamp the health sector across Jammu and Kashmir but the ISM department has bee...
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Children of lesser God fall to electric shocks in PDD
9/9/2018 10:58:17 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 9: There seems no end to the electrocution cases, mainly of casual labourers working in Power Development Department (PDD) with government failing to take any preventive measures. There are over 10,000 need-based workers and hundreds of casual labouters working in the Department. While a casual labourer gets monthly wages of Rs 4500, a need-based worker is paid from few hundreds to Rs 1000 once or twice a year. It has been over a year since the government formed a committee to come up with recommendations for welfare of need-based/casual laborers as well as regular employees. The committee was to come up with a roadmap for addressing the problems of need...
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4 yrs on, Sadal -Panjar village rues Union Minister’s promise
9/9/2018 10:58:12 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 09: The promise of transforming flood hit Sadal - Panjar village into modern village by none other than MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh appears to have turned hollow. It is pertinent to mention that heavy rains triggered devastating floods of Sept 2014 along with landslides at many places. One such landslide triggered by heavy rains in 2014 took entire Sadal -Panjar village in tehsil Mondri and distric Udhampur under its debris thereby completely destroying the village where many people and animals were killed and housed destroyed. Locals inform that during the inauguration of Sankri Mela and Mondri mela some ministers and other bigwigs visi...
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Destruction under garb of Development!
After destroying 40,000 trees in Pir Panjal, PGCL destroys hundreds in Kangan
9/9/2018 10:57:58 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar , Sept 9: After destroying more than 40,000 trees in Pir Panjaal belt for establishing 440 KV DC transmission line, another Power Transmission company Power Grid Corporation Ltd (PGCL) has axed hundreds of Kail and Deodar trees in Kangan forests of Ganderbal. The pictures have gone viral on social media from last few days and authorities are yet to initiate a probe against the officials. As reported already 40,000 forest trees were destroyed by private power trans...
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In September, CUS extends last date to August
9/9/2018 10:57:34 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 9: With no let up in complaints against the Cluster University of Srinagar, in the latest the CUS has extended the last date for submission of examination form but to the previous month, something that is impossible. In the month of September, the CUS has extended the last date for submission of examination forms to August, putting the students to inconvenience. "It Is notified for the information of all the students of 1st Semester IG, Honors and Professional courses and 3rd Semester UG, IG and PG Courses of the constituent colleges, that the last date for submission of online examination forms with prescribed fee is extended up to 11-08-2010(August 1...
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Udhampur declared open defecation free, 75000 toilets constructed
Food Safety Deptt seizes 4000 litres of adulterated oil in Srinagar
Guru Nanak Dev Netralaya conducts free eye camp
Sat sanctions Rs 13 lakhs for upgradation of lanes at New Plot
Three days Tritya Sopan testing camp
3-day historic Sankri mela concludes
Army mulls shifting Rashtriya Rifles HQ to Srinagar
Two injured in group clash at Jagti, four held
500 kanal encroached forest land being sold for residential plots
SVO files charge sheet against govt official in graft case
Abdullah trying to outsmart PDP by appearing to side with separatists: BJP
3 militants arrested near LoC in Tanghdar
Over 5 quintal poppy straw recovered, 2 held
Blind murder case solved within no time, accused held
Biggest threat to our identity is from BJP itself: Harsh
J&K becomes third state in country to launch RADMS
Hardcore criminal arrested in Jammu, booked under Public Safety Act
Kidnapping case solved within four days, minor girl recovered
Doda lawyer Hassan Babar arrested again, family says no charges against him
People stage protest against PDD
Natrang stages Hindi play "Naye Mehmaan"
Devotional songs albums released
A year on, killed cop's daughter still waits for his return
AG Raina briefs Guv about status of cases pending in HCs, SC
Speaker inaugurates blood donation camp
School children deprived free uniform despite allotment of funds
Bodies of two missing trekkers found
Lecturers' demandto expedite regularization process
JKReTTF Rajouri extends support to State Body's call for chain hunger strike
Locals allege land mafia encroached evacuee property, administration remains silent
Live mortar shell found, destroyed in Budgam
Cop found dead in bank's guard room in Kupwara
Three soldiers among eight injured in two road accidents
People will distribute sweets if JKNC, PDP go away from polls: Bhim Singh
PWD Mendhar short of Funds: Majid Khan
TJAC slams casual approach of Government
AICC appeal masses to support Bharat Bandh
MNP holds annual meet, raises concern over Kashmir situation
BJP true inheritor of British divide & rule policy: Bhardwaj
Shiv Sena Samba to contest MC election in 17 wards
Five injured in road mishap
999 Fitness Club and Spa opens it new branch
J&K Grameen Bank arranges Training & Felicitation programme
J&K VLW Association holds meet
JK Bank LDM holds DLRC/DCC meetings
Workshop on implementation of PFMS under SBM-G held
4 gamblers held
AJKReTTF holds meeting
SWDC organizes awareness camp at Purmandal
Narinder pays homage on 36th death anniversary of Sheikh Abdullah
PSS to conduct literary cum cultural event on Sept 12
Bovine smuggling bid foiled, vehicle seized; 12 bovines rescued
Nation will forever remain indebted to Maj Akash Singh: Team Jammu
32 BJP women activists, youth join Panthers Party
PLS organizes fortnightly literary meet
No one can attain salvation without Satya Naam of Satguru: Madhu Param Hansji
IGNOU organizes coordinators meeting
KVK Reasi organises national nutrition week
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