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Mid-term polls: RSS leader not sure of BJP victory in Jammu
2/8/2016 11:37:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar, who functioned as Pranatiya Pracharak in Jammu and Kashmir for several years, is not confident of the BJP victory in Jammu province if mid-term polls are held today in the State. He was on a three-day visit to Jammu. During his visit, he attended various functions and also addressed two seminars, one on Tibet and another organized by the Muslim Rashatriya Manch. When on Sunday asked about the possibility of fresh elections and the BJP's poll prospects in case mid-term polls were held today in the State, he reportedly said: "It's very premature to talk about the issue. Let the first phase (Government formation in Jammu and Kashmir) reaches its conclusion. The other phase can be discussed later". His ambiguous statement clearly suggested that he was not very confident of the BJP's victory in Jammu province. The fact that he made this statement on the day he concluded his visit to Jammu clearly suggested that the feedba...
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PDP drafts CBMs, BJP unconcerned about Jammu
2/8/2016 11:37:04 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 8: Ahead of the prospective dialogue with the Bharatiya Janta Party top brass over Government formation in the State, the Peoples Democratic Party has started finalizing draft of demands on Confidence Building Measures (CBMs), which the party wants to be fulfilled. But the State chapter of BJP has miserably failed to put forth any such proposals, which could benefit Jammu region. Highly placed sources said the PDP has got feelers from the BJP that what kind of CBMs, the former wants to be taken by the Central Government. It's being understood that a "core group" of PDP leaders has been assigned the task of finalizing the draft of demands. Sources said se...
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Admn asks docs, paramedics to remain present in hospitals
2/8/2016 11:36:57 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 8: Asking doctors, paramedical staff to remain present in their respective headquarters, the Government on Monday warned that in case they were found to be absent at their respective headquarters, strict disciplinary action would be taken against them. According to the official sources the Advisor to Governor N.N Vohra, Parvez Dewan who has been assigned the charge of the Health and Medical Education, directed all the HOD's of the hospitals to identify those officials who are habitual to remain absent from their duties. "We will not tolerate those who are habitual to remain absent from their duties. We will identify them and action will be ...
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50 kanals of agricultural land handed over to private mill
2/8/2016 11:36:50 PM
Arun Kumar ET Report Kathua, Feb 8: Despite repeatedly cries/ Apex Court's direction, Revenue department itself violates all rules & regulation and busy in commercialization of agricultural land in District Kathua. Ironically, Revenue department handed over 50 Kanal agricultural land at Gobindsar to a private Paper Mill namely NICER Paper Mill through SIDCO Kathua. The department did not pay even a single penny to actual landlords. NICER Paper Mill, 11 D Center phases 2nd Gobindsar Kathua forcibly tries to grab 50 kanal agricultural land with the support of YP Abrol, Project Manager SICOP Kathua, who ordered to shot the protesters, the actual landlords that made the situation tense in ...
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Infighting in JKAACL comes to fore
2/8/2016 11:36:43 PM
Akshay Azad Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: Infighting has reportedly begun between the incumbent Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art Culture and Languages (JKAACL) and some senior officials with latter appealing Governor to remove Secretary (who they called junior), while former replied with warning circular against such conduct. According to sources the Secretary of JKAACL Dr. Aziz Hajni issued a circular number Adm/E/Cir/2015-16/9172-82, dated February 6, 2016, which reads, "As intimated by higher authorities in the administration, some of the officials of Academy are approaching higher authorities in person and through representations/complaints directly bypassing the imme...
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Ex-police officer's IPS relative eyeing Jammu SSP's post
2/8/2016 11:36:36 PM
Harish Chander Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: An IPS officer, who is closely related to a retired police officer, has activated all his resources to get posted as SSP, Jammu. The post is likely to fall vacant in near future as the incumbent SSP is due for his promotion as DIG. He is eyeing the post for the past over an year. His retired relative, who enjoys good relations with ex-Ministers of BJP and PDP, is too helping him, according to police sources. Having already headed two districts as SSP, he is at present posted in another police wing. "It is his earnest desire to get posted in Jammu as SSP. He wants to occupy this post during the Governor’s Rule so that the problems, which...
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79 IPS officers yet to file asset details
'Top' cop, ADGPs, IGPs, DIGs, SSPs among defaulters
2/8/2016 11:36:28 PM
Vikas Gupta Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: Notwithstanding the fact that Governor NN Vohra is keen to lead by example, but many IPS officers are not ready to follow suit. At least 79 of them have not submitted their immovable property returns (IPRs) to the Centre. This is mandatory for them to declare their IPRs by January 31 every year. Police sources said despite directions of the Home Department, only 18 State cadre IPS officers, including one of the rank of DGP, three ADGPs, fours IGPs, had filed their IPRs on time while 79 others were yet to submit the details of their assets. The defaulters, who were holding significant posts, included officers of the rank of a 'top' cop, ADGPs, ...
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Radha talks about Jammu, Ladakh but with a condition
2/8/2016 11:36:17 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: It's both interesting and intriguing. Radha Kumar, former interlocutor for J&K, has finally recognized Jammu and Ladakh and suggested that there is the need to overcome divides in the State as well as for administrative devolution. "The political need of the hour is to build bridges between Kashmir and Jammu, through a combination of dialogue, devolution and connectivity. While Central assistance to the State includes large provisions for the latter, dialogue would need to be tackled politically and devolution administratively. There are innumerable Government reports suggesting ways to overcome the communal divides in the State, as well as for administrati...
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BJP sets deadline for Govt formation
Mehbooba asked to clear stand before Feb 23
2/8/2016 11:22:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: The BJP has set a deadline for the PDP for government formation. The party has reportedly told the PDP president Mehbooba Mufti to clear her stand before the parliament session starts from Feb 23. "We have told Mehbooba Mufti to clear her stand before Feb 23, when the parliament session starts. We have given her enough time understanding her sensivities over the demise of her father. But, the state can't be allowed to run through the Governor's rule," said a senior BJP leader. The BJP's deadline comes even as the PDP president has hinted at snapping the ties if the Centre doesn't announce new Confidence-building-measures (CBMs). However, she has not c...
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'Will win from Kashmir in next polls'
BJP building castles in air
2/8/2016 11:22:38 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Feb 8: Leaders of Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) are building 'castles' in the air by claiming that the party has extended its reach across the Kashmir valley and it would come out with flying colours from Kashmir in the next assembly elections, as and when those are held in the state. A leader of BJP 'crossed' all the limits today by claiming that the party would at least win 10 seats from Kashmir valley in the next assembly elections. This BJP leader who is Member of Legislative Council (MLC) claimed that the party has extended its reach across the length and breadth of Kashmir and it has emerged as one of the strong political parties in...
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Magisterial probe ordered into youth's 'mysterious' death, people protest
2/8/2016 11:22:25 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Feb 8: Agitated by the 'mysterious' death of a 35-year-old youth, the inhabitants of Ghurian area of the district today placed his body outside the office of deputy commissioner here and held a protest. While police denied the allegation, the DC, Kishtwar, ordered a magisterial probe to ascertain the cause of death of the youth. Shabar Ahmed (35), son of Shah Wali of Ghurian, was sent to police custody by CJM, Kishtwar, on January 25, 2016 in connection with an FIR registered against him under sections 323, 354, 452, 504 and 506 of RPC by Kishtwar police on court direction. The court had, however, granted bail to his wife who was co-accu...
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Valley on alert: CRPF, police all set to deal with law and order situation
2/8/2016 11:22:14 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Feb 8: Following inputs that militants and Hurriyat groups may try to disturb peace in the Valley on the death anniversaries of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhat, police and CRPF have put their men on high alert. Police have also launched a crackdown on separatists in view of their strike call on February 9 and 11. "We have inputs that separatists may create disturbance in the next few days. So, we have put our men on alert and also launched crackdown on separatists. We won't allow any protests and there will be additional deployment in sensitive areas and security has also been tightened across Kashmir," a senior police officer said. In a statement issue to...
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Governor approves draft Road Safety Policy, directs Transport department to invite comments from stakeholders
2/8/2016 11:22:11 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8 : Governor N N Vohra has approved draft Road Safety Policy of the State. To elicit the views and comments from the road users and the people at large, the Governor has directed B R Sharma, Chief Secretary to put the draft Road Safety Policy in the public domain through the print and electronic media by February 10. The last date to receive comments and views from various stakeholders and people will be February 29. The Governor has further directed that all the views and suggestions received should be critically examined by the Transport Department and put up to him through the Advisor. The salient features of the Policy include: Centre of Excellence...
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PHE Detptt fails to ensure online monitoring of schemes
2/8/2016 11:22:09 PM
Arun Singh Jammu, Feb 8: The Public Health Engineering Department, despite spending lakhs on a software for an inter control system to ensure the achievements of objectives of the rural water supply schemes, has miserably failed to put it online due to non availability of data centre in the state. Sources told Early Times that as per guidelines, it is mandatory for the concerned department to set up an internal control system to ensure that the objectives are achieved as planned under National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP). They further said that for this purpose a Management Information system (MIS) and computerization plan was to be prepared as a part of the Annual Action P...
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SEC meeting again cancelled; victim appeals Guv to intervene
2/8/2016 11:22:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Feb 8: The wait for justice for Nayeem Ahmad Khuroo, young entrepreneur who lost everything in a bid to save lives of hundreds of flood victims in Srinagar last september got longer still as the meeting of the State Executive Council (SEC) which was scheduled to be held on Feb 5 under the chairmanship of Chief Secretary got cancelled again . The said council was to decide the fate of Nayeem Ahmad Khuroo , the savior of a hundred lives. Nayeem, a resident of Naik Bagh Nowgam, Srinagar had emptied his synthetic foam mattress shop and godown just to ensure people were saved from drowning during the September 2014 floods. In addition to providing foam mattres...
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PDP hesitating to realign with 'corrupt' BJP
2/8/2016 11:21:53 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Feb 8: Political analysts are of the view that pre-conditions placed before the BJP leadership by PDP president Mehbooba Mufti are the only main hurdles in re-netting but corrupt practices adopted by the BJP ministers are also a other reasons of PDP's rethinking to go with the BJP. Credible sources in the corridors of power revealed that during the back-channel discussions between PDP and BJP leaders, issues of rampant corruption by former BJP ministers was highlighted by the PDP leadership. PDP leadership, as per reports, has also conveyed to the BJP high-command that one of the reasons for delay in formation of government was attitude of some of the former BJ...
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No interviews for jobs in future: Raj Bhawan
2/8/2016 11:21:51 PM
Srinagar, Feb 8 : The Jammu and Kashmir government is mulling to implement the union government's order in the state wherein there will be no requirement for the interview in non- gazetted posts here. Jammu and Kashmir which tops India when it comes to un-employment has witnessed surge in corruption in various government departments during the recruitment. There have already been complaints mounting in the state over nepotism and partiality during the interview process. The candidates, who have applied to various posts in the state, have been crying foul over the mode adopted during the recruitment. Meanwhile, sources divulged that the new order, which the union government has alrea...
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TFC Chakan-Da-Bagh sans facilities
2/8/2016 11:21:41 PM
MS NAZKI Early Times Report Poonch, Feb 8 : The cross-LoC trade from Chakan Da Bagh in Poonch district, which started in 2008, has crossed Rs1100 cr mark upto Jan 2016. The trade for 21 items includes fruits, dry fruits and herbs. Sources saidthe trade would have flourished further provided vital facilities at TFC Chakan Da Bagh would have been made available. Sources said the TFC lacks the facility of full body scanner of loaded trucks. Though small X-ray machines are being used for the purpose,it is time consuming process and has not satisfactory output, the sources added. The weighing machine at the TFC is also defunct since 2012 and an 'approximate weight' is being mentioned an ...
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Alleging MLA' treating 'step motherly, local cadre walks out of party meet
2/8/2016 11:21:22 PM
Neeraj Sharma Early Times Report Sunderbani, Feb 8: Alleging the local BJP MLA for treating the party workers step motherly especially for constitution of district body, the agitating local party cadre today walked out of the party meeting to register their protest. However the district body was announced within ruckus created by the protesting workers who alleged of being doled out step motherly treatment and deliberate neglect by the party leaders. Earlier a large number of party wor...
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EJAC meets Governor's Advisors, raises employees’ issues
5 day workshop on Library Automation inaugurated at GCOE, Jammu
NYK organises Inter youth clubs tournament
JKAC demands action against parking contractors
Red Cross announces result of Raffle Draw
J&K Grameen Bank organizes 'Financial Literacy Camp'
Prof R K Chhibber Memorial Trust invites entries for Journalism awards
NPSU demands removal of Tehsildar, NaibTehsildar Akhnoor
Lecture on 'Entrepreneurship Development' organised
3 new PoK guests arrive, 9 Kashmiris cross LoC
Police -Public meet held at Bhawan-Katra
JAKEDA organizes training programme
Body of missing minor girl recovered
SKUAST-J organizes awareness programme
Kargil police organises 1st ever Ice Hockey Tournament at Drass
Shastri CC bags JPL tournament
BJP surrendered Jammu's interest for 'lust of power': Sham Lal Sharma
People get poor quality flour, CAPD not bothered
Murder case of lady worked out, 2 accused held
DB Upholds punitive retirement of CRPF commandant
HC directs Jammu South SDM to submit inquiry report or appear in person on February 23
Action against absentee PHC staff recommended
SVC seeks ATR from DC Kathua in 'bogus ration card' case
Brown sugar worth Rs 1 cr seized
Siachen Avalanche: Mortal remains of one martyred soldier recovered
37 years later, 5 years jail in sodomy case
People protest against K-oil shortage; dealer alleges harassment
Truck rolls down, Driver injured
Narco-smuggler held with charas
People protest against K-oil shortage; dealer alleges harassment
People protest against K-oil shortage; dealer alleges harassment
People protest against K-oil shortage; dealer alleges harassment
CP workers hold protest, demand regularization
Police organizes 'Anti Drug Debate Contest' under CAP
Bike lifter held, 3 stolen bikes recovered
PDP workers hold meeting
Fresh WD generates hope of snow, rain in Kashmir
Suchetgarh to be promoted as tourist destination
Candle march organised to pay tributes to Rohith Vemula
AoI deputation calls on GM DIC Udhampur, highlights issues
DC initiates action against 17 non performer teachers including ZEO
BBIA calls on SSP SAMBA
Polarized politics detrimental to J&K interests, says Rana
'Bazm-e Sheeraza' held at Poonch
Programme on Dairy Farming organized
Police -Public meet held at Bhawan-Katra
Four gamblers held with Rs 3430/-
ISEOLF, SEECC hold joint meeting
Foodstuff distributed among poor
Gandhi's vision of India is based on religious pluralism: Verma
DG ICAR visits KVK Reasi
5 sheep killed, 10 injured while one beast was also found dead
JMC to give facelift to Tawi Ghat at Bikram Chowk
CME organized by Gastroenterology Department of SSH Jammu
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