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Breaking News :   Encounter ends after militant killed in Pulwama | India's COVID-19 cases cross 57-lakh mark with 86508 fresh infections in 24 hours | ASI martyred, service rifle looted as terrorists attack CRPF patrol party in Budgam | Despite claims Covid deaths going unabated in Jammu | As cases surge, over dozen localities declared COVID-19 ‘red zones’ in Jammu | ACB takes note of Forest Officer’s fake induction into IFS | Despite being transferred ‘powerful’ DTI not yet relieved | ‘4G may not return to J&K so soon’ | JKMSCL retired employee works at previous place | Uncle, Aunt shame humanity, burn 8 year old child with hot iron | COVID-19 recovery rate in JK gets big boost as 2796 patients recover in one day | BJP Leader Calls Sixth Schedule Demand For Ladakh, ‘Nonsense’ | LG approves regularisation, promotion of over 550 police officers | Corrupt under scanner | The Global Times: Obnoxious headquarter of Chinese Information Warfare | Pointless conflict on farmers’ bills | Unspoken language | Team Jammu releases album “A Tribute to Maharaja Hari Singh” | ShivSena demands COVID treatment under health insurance cover | Horticulture deptt distributes fruit plants | SKS welcomes proposal of satellite colonies for KPs | JKTF Bhalwal Zone condoles demise of Ravinder Kumar | Apni Party organises first public meeting in Kathua | JKPBSC resents non inclusion of Punjabi language | 14 bovines rescued, one arrested | Global leader in Agri science launches group in Jammu | Tournament organized by DYSS continues | NGO welcomes district admin | Munish Gupta asks government to solve problems of people of Sector 14 Shivaji Chowk Guru Nanak Nagar | Admin approves re-allocation of nearly 2,000 posts for Kashmiri Pandits under PM’s package | CAG Raises Major Concerns Over Implementation of Two Flagship Govt Schemes During 2017-2018 | AC approves conduct of elections to vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies | Director Horticulture takes stock of departmental activities | AIKS expresses concern over indifferent attitude of JKUT admin toward KPs | Mount Litera Zee School organizes Sankalp-Sammaan Samaroh 2020 | Jammu University organizes Abhivyakti-2020 | DLSA Udhampur organizes webinar on Cyber Crime | Online awareness programme on mediation concludes | Online training programme on “Yoga & Health” commenced at Dulhasti Power Station | Prominent leaders from Christian Community join Apni Party | Court rejects bail of four in NDPS | Shift Sub-Registrar’s office back to Bishnah to avoid inconvenience: Bhardwaj | Humour mills go on overdrive after late night boom in Srinagar | Three dead, 4 injured in Doda road mishap | Jan Abhiyan: Sourabh Bhagat inaugurates library at High School Drabshalla | 06 gamblers arrested , stake money recovered by Police | Security forces launch CASO after firing in Pulwama | Physical fitness is dire requirement in today’s time: Sat | Experts stress for building of earthquake resistant constructions | Admin to encourage actual development initiatives instead of ‘’mere announcements’’: Sinha | BJP councillor shot dead by militants outside his residence in Budgam | Govt orders transfer of three KAS officers, admin Auqaf Islamia | Rigzin Spalbar appeals for boycotting of elections to body | Govt committed to provide best healthcare facilities in times of COVID-19: Advisor Bhatnagar | Villagers in Udhampur trek kilometres to fetch water | Govt employee booked for securing job on fake, fabricated documents | IGP Jammu promotes 137 ASIs as SIs | Illegal structure on forest land demolished | JKNPP criticizes BJP leaders to retain Estate bungalows, security cover | Deaths due to oxygen deficiency deplorable: Rana | Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter approaches Supreme Court for mother’s release | Back Issues  
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Despite claims Covid deaths going unabated in Jammu
9/24/2020 1:06:10 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Despite tall claims of the authorities, deaths due to Covid-19 going unabated in Jammu region during the last over 25 days. On Wednesday, as many as 16 deaths were reported from Jammu province. On August 31, total death toll in Jammu province was 66 but this number has reached to 269 on September 23 which is a clear indication that death rate has increased manifold in this region to mismanagement of those at the helm of the affairs. Ironically from the first case of Covid positive patients was recovered in Jammu on March 8 and from that day to August 31 only 66 Corona patients had lost their lives in 10 districts of Jammu province but in the 23 days of the September month this number has surged to 269 which is a warning signal. After the visit of the Centre's team of experts, higher-ups in the health department are claiming that the system has been streamlined to contain Covid deaths but growing numbers are countering all such tall claims of...
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As cases surge, over dozen localities declared COVID-19 ‘red zones’ in Jammu
9/24/2020 1:06:02 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Authorities in Jammu on Wednesday declared over a dozen localities as ''red zones'' and announced a strict lockdown except for essential services and tight perimeter control around those as the region witnessed a spike in coronavirus cases. According to an official order, it would be mandatory for people residing in containment zones to get themselves tested and any refusal in this regard would invite action, including filing of FIR under relevant provisions of the Disaster Management Act. District Magistrate of Jammu Sushma Chauhan declared various areas as containment or ''red zones'' given the situation emerging due to a spike in the COVID-19 cases...
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ACB takes note of Forest Officer’s fake induction into IFS
Writes to Comm Secy for necessary action
9/24/2020 1:05:52 AM
RAJESH TANDON EARLY TIMES REPORT POONCH, Sept 23: Taking note of the complaint against a retired IFS Officer regarding his alleged fake induction into IFS without requisite qualification, the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Jammu sent a letter to concerned department for proper investigation and subsequent action. As per letter No ACB Fst-G-30/20-11443, wherein ACB Jammu referred to the Commissioner / Secretary Forest, Environment & Ecology Department, Civil Secretariat requesting action on the complaint against Tej Bahadur Singh, IFS, then CF Chenab Doda regarding discrepancies in his pension case and apprehending case of a fake induction into Indian Forest Services (IFS) without mand...
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Despite being transferred ‘powerful’ DTI not yet relieved
9/24/2020 1:05:36 AM
A B Sharma Early Times Report SUNDERBANI, Sept 23: Some of the police officials feel that they are above law and as such they give a ‘damn’ to the orders issued by the higher ups of the department. Same was witnessed in this tehsil of Rajouri district. Sources told Early Times that on March 17, 2020, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Traffic issued order 79-2020 by virtue of which at least 10-12 DTIs or in-charge DTIs were shifted from their place of posting. Most of these officials joined their new place of posting but one among them did not pay heed to government order. “The in-charge DTI Sukhdev Singh did not pay any heed to government order and he continues to be posted at Siot...
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‘4G may not return to J&K so soon’
9/24/2020 1:05:26 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: The restoration of 4G internet services in two districts of Jammu and Kashmir had generated hopes that other districts would also get the high speed internet soon but possibilities about any such decision being taken in near future look bleak. The latest statement given by the Ministry Home Affairs (MHA) has thrown ample hints about the continuance of the restrictions in near future as it has batted strongly in favour of 2G services, which it claimed are enough for people to access the internet. In response to some specific questions about the date by which government intends to restore internet services in Kashmir in view of the Supreme Court dire...
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JKMSCL retired employee works at previous place
Apda Mein Avsar
9/24/2020 1:05:13 AM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: A retired employee of Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation Limited (JKMSCL) who was reengaged by the Health Department has managed to occupy his previous post in the Corporation. Sources in the Health Department told Early Times that a pharmacist like many others was reemployed for COVID duties to overcome the shortage of manpower to fight the pandemic. “His services were kept on disposal on Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Jammu and he was supposed to join at Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar for further duties”, they said, adding that he managed to rework on his previous post. “The pharmacist retired from the Corporation's Sam...
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Uncle, Aunt shame humanity, burn 8 year old child with hot iron
9/24/2020 1:04:58 AM
ASIF IQBAL NAIK EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: In an incident that shamed the humanity, the paternal uncle and his wife burnt 8 year old child belonging to a poor family of Warwan, a remote Tehsil of Kishtwar District. As per the details available with Early Times, one child (name withheld) who is hailing from Warwan Kishtwar and presently at Seri Anantnag is rescued by District Protection Office Anantnag who was brutally beaten and burnt by his relatives (Paternal Uncle ) namely As...
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COVID-19 recovery rate in JK gets big boost as 2796 patients recover in one day
Positive cases 67510, active positive 19918, recovered 46530, deaths 1062
9/24/2020 1:04:40 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 23: The COVID-19 recovery rate in Jammu & Kashmir got a major boost today as 2,796 virus affected patients were discharged from different hospitals. At the same time 1,249 fresh cases of virus came up with 20 fresh deaths being reported in past 24 hours. Jammu district reported 230 fresh cases of Corona Virus followed by Srinagar district 199 cases, Rajouri district 88 cases, Baramulla district 80 cases, Ganderbal district 74 cases, Budgam district 62 cases, Kupwara and Doda districts 61 cases each, Poonch district 58 cases, Udhampur district 48 cases, Ramban district 44 cases, Bandipora district 41 cases, Anantnag and Kishtwar distri...
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BJP Leader Calls Sixth Schedule Demand For Ladakh, ‘Nonsense’
9/24/2020 1:04:29 AM
agencies Leh, Sept 23: BJP general secretary of Ladakh, Ashok Koul termed the demand of extension of Sixth Schedule of Constitution for Ladakh as “nonsense.” Regional parties in Leh took to the streets to protest his comments. People’s Movement for Sixth Schedule for Ladakh, an amalgam of different political parties and socio-religious organizations, had announced its decision to boycott the forthcoming polls held by the Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC) on Tuesday. The group said that it would boycott the polls until the constitutional safeguard under Sixth Schedule on the lines of Bodo Territorial Council is extended to Ladakh. The BJP is a signatory to the poll boy...
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LG approves regularisation, promotion of over 550 police officers
9/24/2020 1:04:17 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha approved regularisation and promotion of over 550 officers at the level of SP and DySP on Wednesday, putting to rest the decades-old seniority disputes and resultant litigations in Jammu and Kashmir. Sinha said it is “our collective responsibility” to address the issue of career progression of police personnel and well-being of their families. The exercise, started by former Lieutenant Governor G C Murmu, has finally paved the way for smooth career progression of the gazetted cadre of J&K police, officials said. “The government has regularised and promoted more than 550 officers at the level of SP and DySP, and gra...
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Munish Gupta asks government to solve problems of people of Sector 14 Shivaji Chowk Guru Nanak Nagar
Residents of Sector 14 Shivaji Chowk Nanak Nagar at receiving end since problems remain unattended
9/24/2020 12:02:25 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 23: Munish Gupta, Editor in Chief, Early Times has asked the administration to come up to the expectations of the people living in the Jammu region and solve the problems living in the different areas of the city. Referring to the problems being faced by the people of Gandhi Nagar constituency Munish said that many areas of this constituency have been left to the mercy of God. He said that despite repeated reminders the people at helm have not taken any ste...
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Experts stress for building of earthquake resistant constructions
Fear among people over earthquakes in Kashmir
9/23/2020 11:57:47 PM
ISHTIYAQ AHMAD EARLY TIMES REPORT SRINAGAR, Sept 23: The Kashmir region has witnessed several earthquakes in the last one decade, causing fear and panic among people. The earthquakes were all of mild and medium intensity and failed to cause much damage. However, experts have appealed to people to prepare for the situation. As per the details of Meteorological Department, Kashmir over 140 earthquakes have been reported in the last one decade. On Tuesday evening, panicked residents rushed out of their homes after strong jolts were felt in Kashmir. The National Centre for Seismology said that the quake occurred at a depth of 5 km from the surface at 9.40 pm. Kashmir felt tremors seven ...
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Team Jammu releases album “A Tribute to Maharaja Hari Singh”
ShivSena demands COVID treatment under health insurance cover
Horticulture deptt distributes fruit plants
SKS welcomes proposal of satellite colonies for KPs
JKTF Bhalwal Zone condoles demise of Ravinder Kumar
Apni Party organises first public meeting in Kathua
JKPBSC resents non inclusion of Punjabi language
14 bovines rescued, one arrested
Global leader in Agri science launches group in Jammu
NGO welcomes district admin
Admin approves re-allocation of nearly 2,000 posts for Kashmiri Pandits under PM’s package
CAG Raises Major Concerns Over Implementation of Two Flagship Govt Schemes During 2017-2018
AC approves conduct of elections to vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies
Director Horticulture takes stock of departmental activities
AIKS expresses concern over indifferent attitude of JKUT admin toward KPs
Mount Litera Zee School organizes Sankalp-Sammaan Samaroh 2020
Jammu University organizes Abhivyakti-2020
DLSA Udhampur organizes webinar on Cyber Crime
Online awareness programme on mediation concludes
Online training programme on “Yoga & Health” commenced at Dulhasti Power Station
Prominent leaders from Christian Community join Apni Party
Court rejects bail of four in NDPS
Shift Sub-Registrar’s office back to Bishnah to avoid inconvenience: Bhardwaj
Humour mills go on overdrive after late night boom in Srinagar
Three dead, 4 injured in Doda road mishap
Jan Abhiyan: Sourabh Bhagat inaugurates library at High School Drabshalla
06 gamblers arrested , stake money recovered by Police
Security forces launch CASO after firing in Pulwama
Physical fitness is dire requirement in today’s time: Sat
Admin to encourage actual development initiatives instead of ‘’mere announcements’’: Sinha
BJP councillor shot dead by militants outside his residence in Budgam
Govt orders transfer of three KAS officers, admin Auqaf Islamia
Rigzin Spalbar appeals for boycotting of elections to body
Govt committed to provide best healthcare facilities in times of COVID-19: Advisor Bhatnagar
Villagers in Udhampur trek kilometres to fetch water
Govt employee booked for securing job on fake, fabricated documents
IGP Jammu promotes 137 ASIs as SIs
Illegal structure on forest land demolished
JKNPP criticizes BJP leaders to retain Estate bungalows, security cover
Deaths due to oxygen deficiency deplorable: Rana
Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter approaches Supreme Court for mother’s release
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