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No summer secretariat this season
Govt's 'gift' for Jammu; people to fend for themselves
5/1/2016 12:26:47 AM
Hyder Ali Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: With the closure of Durbar move offices in the winter capital on Friday, people of Jammu may have to face tough days ahead as the government is planning to abandon operations of the special summer secretariat in the hot region for the coming six months. The government decision to leave Jammu void any summer secretariat will literally leave the people to fend for themselves during the scorching conditions when public woes worsen, more so with regard to civic issues like Bjili, Sadak and Paani. As per the tradition, the summer secretariat would maintain a roaster for the ministers, who would ensure their presence to mitigate sufferings of the people when the government seat is in Srinagar. Officials said orders for operations of the special secretariat used to be issued before the closure of the move offices. "But this time no such orders have been issued till now," confirmed a senior official in the General Administrative Department, ...
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FRONT PAGE STORIES
Why not a nodal officer for non-local students in NIT?
Discrimination of worst form
5/1/2016 12:26:33 AM
ET Report jammu, Apr 30: The fake nationalist and minority-appeaser BJP, which is also being described by secular parties as "Bharat Jalao Party", has once again established that it has no place in its scheme of things for those non-local students of the NIT Srinagar, who, according to BJP national general secretary and former RSS ideologue Ram Madhav, played politics in the NIT Srinagar by waving the national tri-colour and raising Bharat Mata Ki Jai slogan and suffered torture for their act of nationalism. Ram Madhav had on April 17 shamelessly exposed his anti-Bharat Mata and anti-national flag credentials, saying they had gone to Srinagar to pursue academic career and not play politic...
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CCBL staff welcomes Vigilance probe against ex-chairman
5/1/2016 12:26:20 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: The state government's decision of seeking Vigilance probe into malfunctioning and mismanagement of public money in the Citizen's Cooperative Bank Ltd Jammu during the chairmanship of Dinesh Gupta has brought cheers to the bank staff. According to sources, a number of staff members are going to personally approach the State Vigilance Organization for extending their help in exposing the misdeeds of Gupta and his team during his successive two tenures as the chairman. Even as the Vigilance Organization has got the list of complaints against Gupta from the State Cooperative Department, sources said that more skeletons are likely to come out of the cupb...
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Battered BJP puts up united face
Non-performers get ultimatum
5/1/2016 12:26:09 AM
ET Report srinagar, Apr 30: Under pressure to perform Bhartiya Janta Party's Kashmir unit on Saturday organized a rally in central Kashmir's Ganderbal district to mark the beginning of political activities of the party in the Valley and to make its presence felt. Sources said that BJP's Kashmir unit is under scanner for non-performance and failing to build the party's base in Kashmir. "Top BJP leaders participated in today's rally and assured the people that party would work for the development of the state," they added. Insiders revealed that BJP leaders have been asked to put up the united face and reach out to people with the message of the party. "BJP leaders till date have not held ...
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Congress turns nationalist, attacks BJP's nationalism
What an irony!
5/1/2016 12:25:52 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: What an irony! A party which only till the other day was known more for its pro-minority and pro-Kashmir views has suddenly turned ultra nationalist and started exposing the BJP's brand of nationalism. The case in point is the Congress party and the most important point is that it is taking up the cause of the non-local students of the National Institute of Technology Srinagar inside the parliament and outside it to expose the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's brand of nationalism. Just three days ago, the Congress had lambasted the BJP, the RSS and the Modi Government in the Lok Sabha, attacked the J&K Police and fought for and on behalf of the non-...
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Thefts on rise in Jammu, cops fail to track accused
5/1/2016 12:25:37 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: When it comes to incidents of theft, the past two years have spelt havoc for the residents of Jammu district, but cops have miserably failed to track the accused. The district continues to witness a steady increase in burglaries with organised gangs of thieves spreading their tentacles to its every nook and corner. "The graph of thefts in Jammu district has shown an upward trend," police sources said, adding that theft of cars and their tyres, besides burglaries in houses, temples, shops and other business concerns, had been on the rise. "Despite the tight police bandobast during nights, police have failed to keep a check on the activities of burglars....
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Yasin Malik's comment on votes raises brows
5/1/2016 12:25:27 AM
Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: It may sound grossly ridiculous to learn about a person who does not have any faith in the democratic process as he did neither ever cast vote being a resident of the State nor did he expect others of his ilk to exercise franchise with each occasion used frantically for shouting election boycott calls in Kashmir. The attempt made by the so called protagonist of separatists, Yasin Malik Chairman JKLF to questions PDP's basis of seeking votes in last elections is being taken by the political analysts as a corollary of his acrimony against government headed by PDP Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who has put into gear the whole government men and machinery ...
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Additional charge arrangement hits police functioning
5/1/2016 12:25:20 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 30: Though the state is not having any dearth of police officers, a DIG, who is posted in Kashmir, has been given the charge of two additional posts. This act of the authorities concerned has hit the police functioning. The DIG is holding the charge of two ranges and one separate police wing in Kashmir, according to police sources. Sources said DIG (CKR range) Nitish Kumar, who was scheduled to go abroad on Monday for a special training course, would be returning after 15 days. In his absence, DIG (CKR) Ghulam Hassan Bhat has been asked to look after the affairs of his range. The home department had issued an order in this regard, sources informed. Bhat...
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'Embezzlement' in NGO-run animal care centers
JMC seizes center, withholds payment
5/1/2016 12:25:09 AM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report jammu, Apr 30: Alleged 'embezzlement' of several lacs is surfaced in Animal Care Centers, being run by an NGO (SAVE) two different places in the city. However, Jammu Municipal Corporation took its control over one of the centers. Sources said that for smooth functioning of these Centers, the JMC has outsourced the services from an NGO (SAVE), few months back. "Earlier, it was being run by the JMC on its own, but after 'dissatisfaction' expressed by animal lovers, the corporation outsourced the services", sources said, adding that huge funds drained by the NGO for purchase of medicine for the ailing and injured animals. They further said that during a per...
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Teacher beats student for remaining absent
Corporal Punishment
5/1/2016 12:24:47 AM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Apr 30: Yet another case of corporal punishment surfaced in a Government High School in this frontier town on Friday, a ninth class student, was severely beaten allegedly by a teacher for remaining absent for one day. A student Ishtiyaq Ahmed son of Muhammad Rafiq of Government High School at Gurdhanbala failed to attend the school on Thursday due to some domestic work as his father is serving in Saudi Arabia. On Friday class teacher Zakir Hussain asked him why ...
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VVIP vehicle parked outside CM's residence sends traffic cops into tizzy
5/1/2016 12:00:39 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Apr 30: Despite clear cut directions of Apex Court not to use beacon lights, the VIPs including politicians, bureaucrats and others continue to use different beacon lights and flout the rules with impunity. As per the details available with "Early Times", a VVIP vehicle parked merely 50 meters away from the Jammu residence of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti sent the traffic cops into tizzy and led to a massive traffic jam in the area. The newly p...
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Chief Pharmacist attached to save influential officials
SKIMS expired surgical equipment scam
4/30/2016 11:50:26 PM
Javaid Naikoo Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: In much talked expired surgical equipment and consumables scam of SKIMS, Srinagar, Authorities attached Chief Pharmacist to hush up the matter and save skin of influential officials involved in the swindle. Nearly one month after a scam of sale of Surgical equipment and consumables surfaced at Premier Health institute of Kashmir,SKIMS, authorities facing heat from public circles as per Highly placed sources today attached Chief Pharmacist of SKIMS to hush up the matter. Official sources told Early Times that Chief Pharmacist was made a scapegoat in the matter to save skin of influential officials involved in the swindle worth lakhs...
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HC quashes dismissal order against cop
4/30/2016 11:50:18 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: The state high court has quashed an order by SSP Srinagar, dismissing a constable from services in 2007 in view of his unauthorized absence from services. The constable, Mohammad Akbar Dar was working as constable in police department and has been removed from service vide order on 24.1.2007. He preferred an appeal against the order before DIG central Kashmir range which was rejected in 24 January 11. Challenging both order by way of a petition, Dar urged the court to quash them and further he be allowed to resume his duties as constable in the department and treat him in continuous service. He said that in terms of Rule 359(1) of 1960 as set pr...
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Tehsils without Tehsildars, people suffer
4/30/2016 11:50:00 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 30: The newly created tehsils in state have not brought any respite to ordinary people from the day today administrative sufferings, instead these newly created administrative units have increased the problems of the common masses across state. There are at least one dozen tehsils where Tehsildars are not at all seen and the posts are being handed over to Tehsildars who are posted in nearby tehsils. Details available with Early Times reveal that newly created Tehsil in Tangmarg Kawarhama is without a tehsildar from last eight months and the charge has been handed over to Tehsildar Tangmarg which has added sufferings of people from both the tehsils. "Te...
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PHE withdraws lakhs for repair works, swindles it
Mendhar people drink contaminated water
4/30/2016 11:49:45 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Apr 30: Residents of Mendhar town are forced to drink contaminated water due to leakage in supply pipes at several places but Public Health Engineering (PHE) department is in deep slumber. Residents while talking to Early Times said the field staff of PHE Sub division Mendhar seems to be least bothered about the leakages in main supply pipes. These leakages are plugged with polythene and dirty cloth pieces. "We are forced to drink the contaminated ...
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To make more 'money', traffic 'cop' sets target for juniors
4/30/2016 11:49:12 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 30: Left with no other option to mint more money through illegal means, a traffic police officer is alleged to have given a target to his juniors to collect money for him from the violators of traffic rules here. "He has asked his junior officers to give him the bribe money, they collect from minibus operators and other violators of traffic rules, on daily basis. He has clearly told them that he will not wait for one month to get his share of the proceeds," police sources said. "Every evening, he goes to a particular spot where his juniors meet him and give him the packets of bribe money," sources alleged, saying if any of his juniors fails to come true to...
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Lobbying intensifies within 'Samba Congress' amid rumours of DCC's reconstitution
4/30/2016 10:57:18 PM
Gurdas Kumar Early Times Report Vijaypur, Apr 30: The lobbying has been reportedly intensified within Congress after the rumours are in air that much delayed reconstitution of the J&K Pradesh Congress Committee (JKPCC) alongwith District Congress Committee (DCC) and Block Congress Committee (BCC) are on the cards very soon as the aspirants from within the Congress have started making rounds to their mentors to set winds in their favour. According to party sources, the roumours got in air after the reports about JKPCC Chief G A Mir is camping at national capital. They said the names of Arun Sharma and Vinod Mishra are the front runner for the District Congress Committee (DCC) t...
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LOCAL NEWS
Narco peddler held with Charas
NEET row: Govt to approach Supreme Court for relaxation
Farooq Shah visits mega park site at Bhour Garhi Garh
Kichloo expresses grief over dead of a family in Saudi Arabia
20 bovines rescued, two smugglers held
GLTF protest over Govt's transfer policy for ReTs
D&FCO destroys over 13000 litres of unwholesome milk in 6 day's drive
Shri Jagannath 'Rath Yatra' taken Out
Woman, minor languish in JK jail as Pak yet to confirm nationality
SVO produces challan against ‘corrupt’ forest official
Illegal Mining goes unabated at Kalakote
JKNPP's Delhi-Srinagar 'Tiranga Rally' to support NIT students
JCO killed in accidental firing in Handwara
Highway connecting Ladakh with Kashmir reopens after 5 months
Restoration of peace biggest challenge in State: Mehbooba
School timing changed
Power shut down
One-way traffic to ply on Srinagar-Jammu highway
HC directs state to complete process of municipal polls within 6 months
Tehsildar removed for dereliction of duty
LMD realizes Rs 51000 as fine, serve notices to publishers
HC sets aside session judge's compulsory retirement order
Court timings changed
MIER organizes 'Research Awards' programme
Distt Cong seeks expulsion of Cong Seva Dal President, others for anti party activities
JKGEA calls on Com Secy PHE&I&FC; highlights issues, demands redressal
Massive anti encroachment drive launched
Protesters block highway over death of woman in Doda
Teachers training prog organized
LMD books 'Ishan Filling station'
Sports competition of Nangali Zone commences
GHS Mangota conducts parents-teachers meeting
BLSKS celebrates "International Dance Day"
Health Care Conference 'Hashcon-2016' concludes
JKMEF demands punishment to Gynecologist, BMO SDH Akhnoor for negligence
CCHS Kunjwani organizes 'Maths Quiz Competition'
DPS Udhampur organizes CCE workshop
Model Academy celebrates 'World Book Day'
KCGPS observes 'Labour Day'
CTFJ delegation calls on Finance Secretary
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