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Hurriyat reopens Khoon Ki Dukaan!
7/11/2020 12:54:32 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: After ten months of hibernation and hiding, the so called Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq is back with the provocative statements against the Government of India. Since the abrogation of the Article 370 on August 5, 2019, the Hurriyat leaders had been silent. But now, the Hurriyat-M has started its activities and even held a meeting. Sources said the first such meeting was held on July 1 in Srinagar. Sources said senior Hurriyat leader Abdul Gani Bhat and Bilal Gani Lone attended the meeting to keep the pot boiling in Kashmir. It was reliably learnt that the party was desperate to hold the meeting in compliance to the directives of their handlers sitting in Pakistan. Sources said the meeting stressed on the “peaceful resolution of the Kashmir issue, while calling for dialogue among its stakeholders.” “The J&K dispute has to be resolved peacefully, as per the wishes and aspirations of the people of J&K. The resolution has...
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DC Rajouri throws Govt orders into bin
‘Retains backdoor appointee computer operator at ACD Office’
7/11/2020 12:54:27 AM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Notwithstanding repeated reminders issued by the government, the Deputy Commissioner Rajouri apparently is not willing to disengage a backdoor computer operator engaged in office of Assistant Commissioner Development (ACD) Rajouri. According to sources the computer operator has allegedly amassed disproportionate property beyond his known sources of income by misusing his position. “Using his money power, the backdoor appointee has convinced the DC Rajouri and a lobby of corrupt officials/officers in DC office to save him”, sources told Early Times. They said that the Department of Rural Development and Panchyati Raj J&K government, r...
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Ajeet Sahu relieved for Ladakh, Raju gets Jal Shakti
7/11/2020 12:54:16 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 9: A month after the Ministry of Home Affairs ordered the first inter-Union Territory reshuffle of five officers of Indian Administrative Service and Indian Police Service between Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh, the GC Murmu Government has relieved senior bureaucrat Ajeet Kumar Sahu for subsequent posting in Leh. Orders of relieving Sahu were issued Friday afternoon. Sahu was currently Commissioner-Secretary Jal Shakti department. The charge of Jal Shakti has been given to M Raju, the Commissioner-Secretary in Planning and Development. Jammu and Kashmir, it may be mentioned here, is already facing a critical deficit of manpower at the senior level with onl...
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COVID-19: Kissan Melas organized by Agriculture Deptt in Jammu can create havoc
Directorate office sealed after employee tests positive
7/11/2020 12:54:10 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Amid a spike in the COVID-19 infections across the Union Territory, office of Director Agriculture Jammu has been organizing Kissan Melas in which social distancing norms as well as health advisories were openly flouted, increasing the risk of infections. According to sources the office of Directorate of Agriculture Jammu Krishi Bhawan near Gole Pulli Talab Tillo was sealed after an employee was found COVID-19 positive. The employee is a Subject Matter S...
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Sonamarg Development Authority set to lose its office building!
7/11/2020 12:53:53 AM
Saahil Suhail Early Times Report Sonamarg, July 10: At this famed tourist spot, the Sonamarg Development Authority (SDA) is all set to lose its office building to a private person, Early Times learnt on Friday. According to official reports, the development authority has lost land case in the Supreme Court. “After establishing the development authority in 2003 a building was a constructed for housing the office Sonmarg Development Authority here at Sonamarg. Off late, an individual st...
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Amid COVID crises, JK Govt goes for major budgetary curtailment for FY 20-21
Deptts asked to restrict overall expenditure within 40% of Budget, non salary heads to spend no more than 20 %
7/11/2020 12:53:17 AM
Peerzada Ummer Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: The Jammu and Kashmir government in order to curtail the expenses within the dispensation has come out with a detailed order, asking department heads not to spend more than 20 percent of the allocated budget on non- salary heads and restrict overall expenditure within 40% of Budget. “The guidelines vis-a-vis expenditure restrictions imposed vide circular issued under endorsement No. FD-VII- dated: 29-04-2020 shall remain in force during the second quarter, 0 2 (July-September, 2020) of the current financial year 2020-21 as well. The Departments are required to restrict the overall expenditure within 40% of Budget Estimates 2020-21 up...
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Alleged encroachment of cremation ground land at Lower Barnai hurts sentiments of people
Issue will be resolved in next 3 to 4 days: Tehsildar
7/11/2020 12:53:05 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, July 9: Despite submitting number of complaints to the authorities regarding encroachment of over 14 kanals of land belonging to Shamshan Ghat (cremation ground) at Lower Barnai by a family of the same village no directions were issued to police to lodge FIR in case till date, thereby encroachers have started farming activities on said land illegally. As per documents available with Early Times, the residents of Lower Barnai had complained to the authorities that land measuring 14 kanals and 11 marlas, which was kept for Shashman Ghat by the villagers has been encroached by the Chanchal Singh and his four sons including Ranjeet Singh, Angrez Singh, Yashpal ...
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Three and half years on residents of Sudeen Panchayat crave for developed road
File gathering dust at Civil Secretariat
7/11/2020 12:52:56 AM
Ajay Sharma Early Times Report REASI, July 10: For the past three and half years huge population living in some of the villages of Tehsil Pouni in this district are craving for a developed road even though the paper work seems to have been completed in this regard. Sources told Early Times that in January 2017 Ajay Nanda, then Minister of State in Jammu & Kashmir wrote a letter to the Public Works Department (PWD) asking for the development of road covering around two kilometers. Despite a lapse of more than three and half years there has been no progress and people continue to suffer on this front. “After receiving many representations to develop the road in the Sudeen Panchayat, N...
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Four fresh deaths push COVID-19 death toll in JK to 159, 387 new cases reported
Positive cases 9888, active positive 3943, recovered 5786
7/11/2020 12:52:43 AM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 10: The Corona Virus cases continue to surge in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir and the death toll due to the virus continues to go up. Three hundred eighty seven fresh cases of virus were reported today with four patients dying due to the virus in the past 24 hours. Reports said that two deaths were reported from Srinagar followed by a death each in Anantnag and Kupwara districts respectively. Following the fresh deaths the death toll due to COVID-19 in Jammu & Kashmir has reached 159. Srinagar tops the list with 39 deaths followed by Baramulla. Reports said that Srinagar reported 94 fresh cases followed by Rajouri 51 cases,...
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Munish Gupta asks government to step in & solve problems of residents
Sector 4 Sanjay Nagar Extension residents pained due to least concern shown by people at helm
7/11/2020 12:08:45 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 10: People living in the sector 4 Sanjay Nagar extension area are perplexed over the bad condition of roads and lanes in the area. They are also upset with the fact that the garbage is not being lifted from the area thus creating nuisance. The sector 4 Sanjay Nagar extension area is a part of the Gandhi Nagar constituency and it is presenting a sordid tale of absolute neglect from the people at helm. The successive governments have failed the people of this co...
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78 fresh positive, 1000 active positive cases, 42 deaths so far in north Kashmir
7/11/2020 12:06:59 AM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BARAMULLA, July 10: Out of 387 positive cases, seventy eight fresh positive cases were reported today, there are 1000 active positive cases, cumulative cases crossed over 2296, while only 08 have recovered and 42 deaths have occurred so far in north Kashmir as on date. According to the district wise positive cases that are available as on July 10, 2020 (Friday), In Baramulla district, since the outbreak of the pandemic diseases there were 36 fresh positive cases that were reported today including 09 travelers and 27 others, there has been an increase in the cumulative cases that have gone up to 1251, and the active positive cases stands at 707, and cum...
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With no local presence signal of Pak mobile networks in border areas of Rajouri, Poonch
7/11/2020 12:06:51 AM
M S Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, July 10: Several forward areas of Poonch, Rajouri, districts are receiving mobile network signals of Pakistan while the Government of India does not have any policy to check/counter it, which is a security threat for the country. According to the reports, numerous villages located in the range of 0-5 kilometre of LoC in Poonch, Rajouri, districts receive strong signals of Pakistan cellular companies like WaridTel, Jazz ,41005 and Telenor Pk. In Poonc...
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Irrigation FC department Poonch becomes hub of corruption
7/11/2020 12:06:20 AM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Poonch, July 10: After the September flood 2014, tainted officials of Irrigation and Flood Control Department officials have ‘looted’ government exchequer on fake works under Non Plan, SDRF and BADP. Sources said that status of many permanent flood restoration works was checked by anti graft agencies time and again and it was found that most of the works did not exist on the ground. On the name of permanent restoration and temporary restoration of many embankments cools and drains huge funds were withdrawn. Sources further said that contactors are running the department as the officials seems to be a weak boss in the department whose main interest is t...
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Action will be taken on Revenue department’s report: Police
Clash over land dispute in Manwal
7/11/2020 12:05:49 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: In alleged attack over a under-privileged family in Manwal area of Jahajarkotli Police, the further actions will taken on the basis of revenue record as both the parties are claiming on land in questions. According to Puran Chan son of Ramu Ram resident of Manwal, Ravi Singh and Naseeb Singh both the resident of same area attacked on him and his daughter in law with sharp edges weapons. “We went to Police Post Manwal to register our complaint, the incharge...
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Government mulls to designate more hospitals for COVID-19 patients in Kashmir
7/11/2020 12:04:44 AM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: The government is mulling to designate more hospitals for COVID-19 patients in Kashmir. At least three hospitals, JVC Bemina, CD Hospital, JLNM Hospital have been converted into COVID hospitals. Besides, several wards at SKIMS Soura and SMHS Hospital have also been designated for COVID-19 patients. An official said the administration has put concerned authorities on alert that there may be need for more hospitals for COVID-19 patients. “Various hospitals in districts including Super Specialty Hospital in Srinagar are under consideration to be designated for COVID-19 patients. But no final decision has been taken yet,” the official ...
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