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Is J&K heading for President rule?
6/18/2018 11:38:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: BJP national president Amit Shah has asked all party ministers of J&K and senior leaders to reach Delhi on Tuesday morning for discussing Kashmir situation. Credible sources said that through state president Ravinder Raina, BJP national president has directed all ministers to reach Delhi for the meeting. Ravinder Raina, Ashok Koul, (general secretary organization, Dr Narinder Singh, Harinder Kumar Gupta and Pawan Khajuria (all general secretaries) have also been directed to attend the meeting at any cost. Credible sources said that BJP leadership is seriously thinking to break alliance with PDP because a group within party is of the opinion that PDP leadership had kept the party in dark about Ramzan ceasefire which has proved counter-productive for the Saffron Brigade all over the country. Credible sources said that rejecting suggestions of the PDP leadership, central government had already ended Ramzan ceasefire on Sunday. On Sunday Union Home...
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Khaya Piya Kuch Nahi, Glass Todha Bara Aana
Ramazan ceasefire ends on sorry note!
6/18/2018 11:38:14 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: Even as the Cordon And Search Operations resumed Monday after a month-long ceasefire in restive Kashmir, the union government is skeptical about the achievements of the peace initiative, which witnessed more militancy related incidents than the previous months. Official sources said a record number of 20 grenade attacks, 50 militant strikes took place in Jammu and Kashmir, during the ceasefire, while the security forces exercised maximum restraint. Interestingly, in the month preceding ceasefire, the total of terror related incidents was even half than what happened between May 17 and June 17. According to officials, between April 17 to May 17, there we...
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Terrorists punctured ceasefire balloon
Major incidents
6/18/2018 11:38:02 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: 30 days after the Government of India had announced unilateral ceasefire or what it called suspension of "counter-terror operations" in Jammu & Kashmir, the BJP-led NDA Government at the Centre on Sunday finally knelt under pressure from the nation and security forces and decided not to extend the ceasefire despite Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti pitching for its continuation for "at least two months". The decision of the Union Government not to consider Mehbooba Mufti's suggestion came following a high-level meeting presided over by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Among others, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, National Security Advisor Aji...
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BOPEE plays with aspirants' future
Application of CBSE 12th pass students for medical exam rejected
6/18/2018 11:37:50 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: The J&K Board of Professional Entrance Examination (BOPEE) has refused to accept applications from the students who have qualified their 10+2 from Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for medical examination. One of the aspirants said the authorities of BOPEE have refused to accept downloaded marks sheet for 12th class for medical examination 2018. "We submitted, downloaded marks sheets, that too attested by Principal of my school, but the authorities have refused to accept the application", he said and added that since tomorrow is the last date for submission of applications, it not possible for any candidate who have done his/her 12th from CBSE....
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Stone-pelters injured 3,000 CRPF personnel, Delhi granted amnesty to 10,000s of them
India a unique nation
6/18/2018 11:37:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: India is a unique nation. It, unlike countries like Israel, China, Russia, United States, Australia and Turkey, has its own way of dealing with stone-pelters. Information from New Delhi said: "Over 3,000 CRPF personnel have been injured in stone-pelting incidents and attacks by mobs in the Valley. This year (2018), more than 600 incidents of stone-pelting had been recorded before the May 16 suspension of operations for Ramzan. There were 2,808 recorded incidents of stone-pelting against security forces in 2016, and 1,198 till November 2017". There was the need to act against stone-pelters and produce a moral effect so that they didn't dare to throw stone...
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'Kashmiris can only mourn, they cannot celebrate'
Blast at Manasbal park
6/18/2018 11:37:21 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: A low intensity blast at Manasbal park in Ganderbal district during Eid celebrations on Sunday is an indication that terrorists operating in Kashmir don't want people to even celebrate the festivals. At least five civilians were wounded in the blast which many people believe was a warning to the people. "Terrorists carrying out a blast in a crowded place where children, women and men were present has once again proved that terror has no religion," said an analyst. He said, "Situation in Kashmir has turned from bad to worse and the terrorists want to establish their writ by targeting the civilians. They want to create fear to keep people away from everyt...
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Delay in disposal of rape cases multiplying agony of victims
6/18/2018 11:36:54 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: The prolonged pendency in rape cases in the various courts in the State has evoked huge resentment among the people and much needed demand of setting up of special Fast Track Court for early disposal of such cases is gaining momentum but attribute it to the lackadaisical attitude of the Government , thousands of rape cases have been gathering dust in various courts. Amitabh Manhas, an engineer said that first of all it has been observed that at many occas...
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Children engaged to remove dangerous Parthenium weed bare handed
Criminal insensitivity!
6/18/2018 11:36:34 PM
Early Times Report kathua, June 18: The insensitive members of Nehru Yuva Kendra (NYC) Kathua on Monday put some gullible children at risk, during a so called sensitization drive, when they engaged them to remove dangerous Parthenium weed barehanded. The photographs of the so called sensitization drive were uploaded on the social networking sites by District Youth Coordinator NYC Kathua along with text. The text reads, "NYK Kathua, under Swatch Bharat Summer Internship programme, various You...
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Govt. forgets daily wagers yet again
Regularisation remains in limbo
6/18/2018 11:25:01 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, June 18: Last year, the J&K government had announced that more than 60 thousand daily wagers in the state would be regularised by February 2018. However, four months have passed since the deadline and the promised regularisation remains in the limbo. As per officials who are privy to the entire issued, the regularisation process hasn't been finalized yet and it would take some more time. "The government has to look at the financial aspect of the regularisation. It has to ensure that the regularised daily wagers do not meet the same fate as that of the SSA teachers," the official said. He said that modalities are still being worked out and there are deliberat...
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Transferred DFO reluctant to leave office
6/18/2018 11:24:51 PM
A B Sharma Early Time Report Rajouri, June 18: Uncanny it may sound, but the fact is that the recently transferred District Forest Officer Rajouri, Bhagwan Singh, after being served the order of transfer is reluctant to leave. Singh, against whom a series of charges and allegations were listed by many aggrieved organizations and individuals, was finally shown the door by the regional director of IFS cadre. The director ordered Singh's immediate transfer and posting to Chief Conservator's office. But reluctant DFO is using all means not to leave the post and is holding his office till date. Sources in the department said that Singh is frequently contacting various ministers and high...
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Pilgrims forced to buy drinking water
Water crisis deepens at Katra
6/18/2018 11:20:48 PM
A B Sharma Early Times Report Katra, June 18: From where the footprints of religious essence are taken back home by the surging crowd of devotees drawn from all over India, the holy town of Katra is facing acute shortage of water, courtesy mismanagement of PHE department and nonchalance of the district administration Reasi. The pilgrimage to holy town touches nearly 1 crore every year, but the irony is that the base camp Katra sans regular PHE water supply putting pilgrims to great hardships. Not a single tap of PHE exists in the town and pilgrims are forced to purchase water, thanks to a nexus being run by the department and the business class of the Katra. Nearly 20000 bottles a...
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Post Ramdhan two militants killed in encounter Bandipora
6/18/2018 11:20:35 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report BANDIPORA, June 18: Two more infiltrators have been killed after a gunfight broke out during the ongoing forces' operation launched in Panar forest area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district ten days ago. A top army official said that a fresh gunfight broke out between the militants and the joint team of army's 14 RR, 22 RR and Para Commandos in the dense forest area of Panar today morning. Two militants were killed in the operation adding that on June 14, two militants and an army soldier were killed in the operation, the official said. Earlier the army officer had said that six soldiers including an officer have been injured so far in the ongoing...
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Dying Dal 'deters' Bollywood
6/18/2018 11:20:25 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, June 18: At a time when Kashmir Valley has managed to attract several Bollywood stars to shoot their movies here, the pathetic condition of Dal lake is said to be "restricting" the Bollywood from shooting movies here. The unbridled growth of obnoxious weeds called Azolla has engulfed the lake which is now giving an ugly look. Though the authorities have started removing weeds and Azolla from Dal lake on the priority basis, experts believe that it could not be possible to clean the lake properly and could restrict the Bollywood to shoot the movies in the Dal lake in the future. "The authorities have put in service various machine and man p...
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Stone pelters spoil Eid festivity in downtown Srinagar
'Our lives have become hell'
6/18/2018 11:20:20 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, June 18: Irshad Ahmad, a college student has come to his home for a two week vacation from Delhi. He has moved out only a few times from his home which has mentally disturbed him. He feels as his home is a small prison, where he has no freedom of life, due to the frequent stone pelting incidents, which have become a norm in Down Town Srinagar. Ahmad, a resident of Nawakadal, has spent most of his time outside the Valley. "I have come to home to spend some time with the family and was expecting to roam with friends. However, I have not been able to visit a single place. I feel as if I am in a small prison where people have no freedom," he said. "Stone pelte...
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SBM Gramin fails in J&K
6/18/2018 11:20:12 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, June 18: After having failed to get funding for implementation of Solid Liquid Waste Management in rural areas under Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM Gramin), J&K Government has even failed to create a separate State Swach Bharat Mission Directorate which as per SBM Gramin guidelines is a step towards achieving coordination and convergence among State Departments dealing with Rural Sanitation, Rural Drinking Water Supply, School Education, Health, Women and Child Development, Water Resources, Agriculture, Publicity etc. As per the revised guidelines of Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) a state level State Swach Bharat Mission Gramin - ( SSBM -G) has to be set up ...
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BBDT to organize pilgrimage on June 28
Over 1,400 bunkers to be built in J&K frontier areas
Awareness camp on SC-ST hub scheme held
Mega medical camp held at Aap-Shambu temple
Awareness program for urological health organized
Tidyal Biradari congregation on June 21
JKNPP organizes meetings for separate Jammu state
Speaker reviews working of Assembly Secretariat
Kashmir Pandits arrive in the Valley for a big celebration at Kheer Bhawani Temple
Army Chief Bipin Rawat visits soldier Aurangzeb's family in Poonch
6 Inspectors among 22 shifted
Training programme inaugurated
Security forces gear up for frontal assaults after month-long suspension of ops
Arya Yuvak Parishad Youth Camp organized
Rajput Milan Samaroh organized
Book on Babu Milkhi Ram released
Pen down strike of Girdawars, Patwaris enters day 36
Pradesh Mahila Congress organizes silent march
Sukesh Khajuria submits memorandum to VC JU
Journalists protest against killing of Shujaat Bukhari
Irrigation canals dying in Mendhar, I&FC Deptt unmoved
Police foils Shiv Sena Punjab activists bid to enter at Lakhanpur
J-K police countering Pak-based cyber terrorists
Prosecution failure leads to acquittal in double murder case
Photo- Art exhibition by Amrit Kaur concludes
NCC cadets organize waste collection drive
People stage protest against PHE department
Short film's shooting began
SRTC employees observe one day token strike
Erstwhile Doda district victim of Govt apathy: Harsh
Jan tours far flung Loran area of Poonch
Nine injured as car collides with divider
Govt to develop 'assorted' accommodation for migrant employees under PM's special package
SSS stages protest for disrespecting martyr Aurangzeb
Dy CM takes stock of SICOP functioning
Cloud burst wreaks havoc in Thanamandi
Dogra Front welcomes decision of ending ceasefire
Shri Ram Sena demands PSA against stone pelters
Female tourist dies in Anantnag road accident
Body recovered from Deodi Nallah
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