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Influential RDD clerk occupies AEE's accommodation, withdraws HRA
4/19/2019 12:11:55 AM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Apr 18: An influential clerk of Rural Development Department Sunderbani has been occupying government accommodation meant for Assistant Executive Engineer (AEE) for the last many years and moreover he has been withdrawing House Rent Allowance (HRA) illegally while the concerned AEE has been putting up in a private accommodation. Sources told Early Times that a clerk posted in BDO Sunderbani of district Rajouri who has been discharging duty of a cashier has occupied government accommodation which is allotted to AEE. The clerk is so powerful that even the concerned AEE could not get this accommodation and was forced to put up in a private building on rent. "Misusing his position and contacts with higher authorities, the clerk has withdrawn HRA to the tune to lakhs from state exchequer but nobody dared to take action against this corrupt clerk, who has been openly flaunting his power," they alleged. They further said that last year Director RDD had cha...
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NC, PDP fighting for survival
Lok Sabha elections
4/19/2019 12:11:47 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 18: Now, it is crystal clear. The NC, the state's oldest political party (1932), and the PDP, which was floated with much fanfare by Mufti Sayeed and his daughter Mehbooba Mufti in 1999 to provide an alternative to the NC, are not state-level, or even Kashmir-level parties. Both are sub-regional parties and both are struggling even in Kashmir to control its certain parts to remain somewhat relevant. Both have turned sub-regional parties. On Wednesday, both the parties virtually acknowledged that they had no or little support-base left in Jammu and Ladakh. Both these provinces constitute 89 per cent of the state's land area and house more than 50 per cent o...
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Geelani makes Kashmir issue family affair, condemns NIA notice to son
4/19/2019 12:11:35 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 18: For the Chairman of Hurriyat Conference (G), Syed Ali Shah Geelani the Kashmir issue is fast turning out to be family affair where the family head is mainly concerned about his own family members. The Hurriyat G Chairman has condemned the summoning of his elder elder son Dr Naeem Zaffar Geelani and the KEA chairman by the NIA apart from the seizure of the property worth millions of alleged Hawala broker Zahoor Ahmad Watali. "These acts of coercion can in no way change the ground situation of Jammu and Kashmir," Geelani said, in a statement. When all those who were served notice by the NIA have been appearing for questioning in the national cap...
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Defeating terror threats, Kishtwar District witnessed 66% voter turn out
4/19/2019 12:11:26 AM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Kishtwar, Apr 18: In a major setback to anti national elements wants to disturb the peace, communal harmony and brotherhood by killing the Parihar brothers and top RSS leader Chanderkant Sharma in a broad day light, 66% voters today exercised their voting rights in Kishtwar District. As per the details, large number of people in 51 Kishtwar Assembly as well as 52 Inderwal Assembly segment of Kishtwar District to come out of their homes to cast their votes including large number of females were seen waiting for their turn to cast their votes. As per the official data 120270 people including 63965 male and 56305 female voters cast their votes in two c...
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Threats by stone pelters, militants keep people away from polls
4/19/2019 12:11:15 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Apr 18: The Centre might have acted against separatists, but stone pelters, militants and some Imams are still forcing people to stay away from polls. This was witnessed on Thursday when groups of stone pelters were stationed outside polling booths and forcing people to go backwards. "I want to vote but these people are not allowing me to reach to polling booth," Sajad Ahmad, a resident of Hawal said. "If we will move ahead then they may hurl stones at us," he added. Another voter Ghulam Mohammad, a resident of Ganderbal said he did not vote as some youth probably stone pelters are not allowing him to vote. "Later I returned back to home. It was also resp...
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Governor presented "Jammu & Kashmir-Essays in Society, Culture and Politics"
4/19/2019 12:10:37 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 18: Governor Satya Pal Malik was presented a book "Jammu & Kashmir-Essays in Society, Culture and Politics", a compilation of Articles, by Prof. Abha Chauhan of the Department of Sociology, University of Jammu, at the Raj Bhavan here today. Governor appreciated endeavour of Prof. Chouhan who has edited this book and wished her a bright future endeavour....
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BJP, Congress make UT a major poll plank
Ladakhi scene
4/19/2019 12:10:10 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Apr 18: The battle-lines in Ladakh are drawn. It's virtually the contest between the BJP (whose candidate Thupstan Chhewang had won the Lone Ladakh Lok Sabha seat in 2014) and the Congress. The BJP has fielded Jamyang Tsering Namgyal from this constituency. Presently, he is Chief Executive Councillor (CEC) of the powerful Leh Autonomous Hill Council. The Congress has fielded Rigzin Spalbar against the BJP candidate. He is also a former CEO of the Leh Hill Development Council. He is quite popular and also vocal. Both the BJP and the Congress candidates have made UT-for-Ladakh their major poll plank, saying that UT alone could end their age-old woes and enable t...
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Amid protests, shutdown LS polls held in Srinagar, Udhampur witnesses overwhelming voter turn out
4/18/2019 11:58:04 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Apr 18: Amid protests, shutdown and internet gag voting was held in the Central Kashmir's Srinagar-Budgam Lok Sabha seat today. Along with the Srinagar parliamentary seat election was also held in the Udhampur-Doda Lok Sabha seat as well. At least 24 candidates are in the fray for two Lok Sabha constituencies where over 29.81 lakh voters decided their fate. The two constituencies had 29,81,083 registered electors including 15,43,571 males, 14,16,387 females, 21,056 service voters (20,780 males and 276 females) and 69 transgender voters. In Srinagar, authorities had set up 1716 polling stations across the Srinagar parliamentary constitue...
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Kupwara doctor suspended for refusing ambulance to pregnant lady
They had their own vehicle: Dr Bilal
4/18/2019 11:57:54 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report KUPWARA, Apr 18: The medical officer, who recently refused to provide ambulance to a pregnant woman in Kupwara of this north Kashmir district has been suspended. The lady's new-born then died while she gave birth in a moving vehicle on Saturday in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. "The contractual services of Dr Bilal Ahmad Medical Officer under NHM presently posted at Primary Health Centre Kalaroos are hereby terminated with immediate effect for denying the ambulance service to a patient leading to loss of precious time in providing medical care to the pregnant lady which tantamount the gross negligence on part of yourself towards your professional ...
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Some workers attack AIP youth leader in Bhaderwah
Injured leader hospitalized, situation tense but peaceful
4/18/2019 11:57:38 PM
Abid Hussain Wani Early Times Report Doda, Apr 18: Awami Ittihad Party (AIP) youth leader from Bhaderwah received injuries in an attack near his residence following an attack allegedly by the some workers. The injured leader, Touseef Mattu, was removed to hospital. Narrating his woeful tale, Mattu said: "While returning home last evening men known to me intercepted me near my residence. One of them hit me with a rod and several others punched me. I fell down. The men ran away. I kn...
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Leaking pipes cause water crisis in Surankote
4/18/2019 11:56:50 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report MENDHAR, Apr 18: Leaking pipes have caused water shortage in Surankote town inviting mosquitoes to spread diseases, said a local. The failure of Public Health Engineering department in plugging leaks in the pipes supplying water to Surankote town has resulted into acute drinking water crisis. Locals said they have been inconvenienced due to water crisis. They have urged the authorities to plug the leaks in supply lines....
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School building constructed under SSA scheme unsafe
4/18/2019 11:56:29 PM
M S Nazki Early Times Report MENDHAR, Apr 18: The School buildings constructed under Centrally Sponsored Scheme, Sarva Shikhsha Abiyan (SSA) in Harni zone here are said to be unsafe for all purposes. The school has many children on its roll and they have to take their classes in open sky as the building is said to be unsafe and if it rains an unofficial holiday is being declared in the school. Several parents have alleged that sub standard material has been used in the construction of th...
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