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11 Inspectors transferred, Sunil Jasrotia is SHO Gandhi Nagar
11/23/2017 10:52:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Jammu-Kathua-Samba (JKS) Range, today ordered transfers and posting of at least eight Inspectors in Jammu, Kathua and Samba districts. As per the orders, Inspector Mohammed Aslam has been transferred from RPHQ and adjusted at Jammu district, Inspector Bhupinder Singh has been shifted to Kathua district, Inspector Manraj Singh has been shifted to Jammu district, Inspector Tilak Raj Bhardwaj has been shifted to Kathua district, Inspector Sunil Singh Jastoria has been shifted to Jammu district, Inspector Chanchal Singh has been shifted to Samba district, Inspector Rajeev Kumar has been shifted to Samba district and Inspector
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West Pak Refugees shall continue to get ration as per past practice: Dy CM
11/23/2017 10:52:27 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 23: The West Pak Refugees shall continue to get ration as per the past precedence and ration coupons will be issued to the genuine beneficiaries so that adequate supply of ration and other related items are provided to them. This was decided at a meeting held here under the Chairmanship of Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh in which Minister for Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs, Choudhary Zulfkar Ali was also present. Senior officers of Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs and other departments attended the meeting. The meeting was informed that the total number of 19960 West Pak Refugees are being provided rations and other related items whi
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Mehbooba Mufti announces amnesty to first time stone pelters
11/23/2017 10:52:19 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Jammu, Nov 23 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today directed a panel to review cases against youth facing charges of in stone-pelting in the 2015-2017 period, and furnish recommendations in ten days. Mufti had yesterday announced the beginning of the process of withdrawal of cases against youths accused of first-time involvement. The decision was taken considering the suggestion of the Centres special representative Dineshwar Sharma, an official spokesperson said. "In a decision of immense significance, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today ordered the review of cases against the youth for the period 2015-2017 (till date) by an alr
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Lawrence school celebrates Annual Day
11/23/2017 10:52:04 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Lawrence Public School, Panjtirthi today celebrated its 32nd Annual Day in Abhinav Theatre with a spectular theme 'Incredible India'. According to press release, Usha Vohra First Lady of J&K, was the Chief Guest while Danesh Rana I.G.P. Managing Director J&K Police Housing Corporation was the Guest of Honor on this occasion. The Founder Principal Shakuntla Joshi in her welcome address compared the school as a tree which was once planted as a sapling and now
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Consider helpline service regarding drug abuse: DB directs State
11/23/2017 10:26:33 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 23: While hearing the PIL regarding the check on the drug menace and other evils in the Society, a division Bench of Jammu and Kashmir comprising of Justice Badar Durez Ahmed (Chief Justice) and Justice Sanjeev Kumar has directed the learned counsel for the State to submit a status report with regard to the implementation in respect of each of the measures outlined in the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). DB directed the state to file an affidavit indicating the extent of narcotics drugs and psychotropic substances seized, of each category, in the last ten years in whole of the State of Jammu and Kashmir. The affidavit shall also indicate as to which are th
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Appointment of lecturer in Oral Medicine & Radiology subject to outcome of petition: HC
11/23/2017 10:26:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: In a petition filed by Dr. Imran Malik seeking quashment of the impugned communication bearing No. ME-Gaz-207/2004-Par-II, dated 24th October, 2017 passed Additional Secretary Health & Medical Education to the extent it recommends the post of Lecturer Oral Medicine and Radiology under open merit category instead of RBA category in violation of the Reservation in arbitrary and illegal manner, Justice Janak Raj Kotwal of J&K High Court Jammu Wing after hearing Adv Pranav Kohli for the petitioner issued notice to respondents and directed to file objections and ordered that meanwhile subject to objections and till next date before the Bench, notification
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Night temperatures dip further in Kashmir
11/23/2017 10:26:22 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: Kashmir Valley continued to reel under intense cold as Srinagar city recorded the season's coldest night on Wednesday night, while minimum temperature in Leh plummeted to minus 11.6 degrees Celsius. A spokesperson of the Met office said Srinagar recorded the coldest night of the season with mercury plummeting to minus 2.3 degrees Celsius against the minus 1.7 degrees Celsius of the previous night. The minimum temperature in Leh settled at a bone-chilling minus 11.6 degrees Celsius as compared to the previous night's minus 10.2 degrees Celsius, he said. The neighbouring Kargil town registered a low of minus 9 degrees Celsius as against the previous ni
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Forces carry out searches in several Kokernag villages
11/23/2017 10:26:16 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: Security forces on Thursday launched a cordon-and-search-operation (CASO) in several villages in Kokernag area of south Kashmir's Anantnag district. However, the operation was called off after several hours around noon. Sources said that troopers of 19 Rashtriya Rifles of Indian Army, 164 Battalion of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Special Operations Group of Jammu and Kashmir Police launched the operation in Lisser, Bemdoora and Chwalgam villages early today. They said that the forces after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area carried out house-to-house searches. However, the operation was called off around noon.
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District administration places supply officer Chattro under suspension
11/23/2017 10:26:09 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 23: Taking strong note of violation of Court order as well as the directions passed by Director FCS & CA Department Jammu, the district administration today placed Tehsil Supply Officer Chatroo under suspension with immediate effect. The adminusteation issued suspension vide Order No. DDCK/Plg/FCS&CA-235/2017-18/11295-11300 Dated 23-11-2017 found the said officer guilty for selling the sanctioned government ration at Bamanwag instead of sanctioned extension sale centre at Gulna Tagood which is in contravention to the directions /orders of Director FCS & CA Department Jammu and Hon'ble High Court J&K. "Tariq Rasool Munshi, Tehsil Supply Officer Chatro
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HC denies bail to accused u/s 304-A, 498 RPC
11/23/2017 10:26:02 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 23: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir denied bail to the person accused of the offence under section 301-A and 498 RPC. Petitioner, Rohit Singh and three others have been sent for trial for commission of offences under Section 304-B and 498-A RPC before the court of learned Additional Sessions Judge, Kathua. Trial arises in FIR No. 27/2016 of Police Station, Hiranagar. Charges have been framed by the trial court vide its order dated 08.04.2017. Charge against the petitioner is that his wife, Radha Sharma, committed suicide in her house on 18.03.2017. This incident occurred within 7 years of her marriage with the petitioner and soon before her death she wa
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HC seeks details about criminal cases against parliamentarians from J&K
11/23/2017 10:25:55 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: The state High Court has sought details by November 30 from principal district and sessions judges about the criminal cases against incumbent parliamentarians from Jammu and Kashmir In this connection, Registrar General Sanjay Dhar has sent a communication to the Principal District & Sessions Judge of Anantnag, Bandipora, Bara-mulla, Bhaderwah (Doda), Budgam, Ganderbal. Jamm-u, Kathua, Kargil, Kishtwar, Kulgam, Kupwara, Ramban, Leh, Poonch, Pulwama, Rajouri, Reasi, Samba, Shopian, Srinagar and Udhampur. "In this connection, you are requested to furnish information pertaining of your district on the prescribed format in a consolidated form on or b
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FIR against unidentified BGSBU students for 'insult to national honour'
11/23/2017 10:25:49 PM
Early Times Report Rajouri, Nov 23: Rajouri Police have registered a case against unidentified students of the BGSB university Rajouri who had shown disrespect to the national anthem the previous day during a function in the presence of the Governor. "The students have been booked under Prevention of Insults to Nation Honour (section-3) in case FIR No: 519/2017." said a senior police officer. The incident took place on Wednesday on the occasion of valedictory function of Declamation Contest for the Silver Rolling Trophy instituted by N.N. Vohra, Governor J&K. "Taking suo motto cognizance of the incident police have lodged a case against those students who had shown disrespect by sitting
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Allocation of additional 792 MGWTs of power to Kashmir valley proves wrong
Frequent, long power cuts irk Khumeini Chowk residents
11/23/2017 10:25:43 PM
Mohammad Sarfaraz Early Times Report BUDGAM, Nov 23: Residents of Bemina Khomeini Chowk and adjoining areas of central Kashmir district have complained of frequent and unscheduled power cuts in the area. A delegation of the area under the banner of Bemina Development and Welfare Forum (BDWF) told this correspondent that the Power Development Depar-tment (PDD) employees have failed to adhere to the schedule announced by the authorities concerned. "Our area gets power from Rakh Arath receiving station. Every now and then, we face unscheduled power cuts on the pretext of grid rotation and electric fault. Due to long power cuts, we face lot of hardships, particularly in this cold weathe
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CCTVs installed by police go defunct in Kathua
11/23/2017 10:25:23 PM
Harpreet Singh Early Times Report Kathua, Nov 23: Administration awakens and exhibits its alertness and deep concern over the losses it suffers during the terrorist attacks and other voluminous internal crimes in the sensitive town of Kathua, but when the situation eases, it neglects all the safety and security measures. CCTV cameras as an important and inescapable necessity, were installed by the then SSP Kathua Neeva Jain in 2015 after experiencing three terrorist attacks to help the agenc
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RBI instructions violated
Stapled currency in circulation in Udhampur
11/23/2017 10:25:16 PM
Ashwani Sharma Early times report Udhampur, Nov 23: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has clearly instructed and directed all banks not to staple notes ,pins and use paper bands, rubber bands or threads to bundle them. But this directive has been freely violated in the Town as the stapled currency note bundles of various denominations continue to be in circulation. Even as the modernisation of the currency distribution process has been set in motion by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) with the
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BDO Nagsini acts as BJP worker at party function
11/23/2017 10:25:02 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 23: In gross violation of the service conduct rules, Block Development Officer Nagsini today has been seen appeasing MLA Kishtwar Sunil Kumar Sharma who is also a junior Minister in PDP-BJP lead coalition government in J&K headed by Mehbooba Mufti. Surprising everyone influential BDO Nagsini during BJP party function not only managed the stage as State Secretary, but also used its official influence and the machinery to gather the crowd for today's visit of
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Jammu lawyers protest over Hafiz Saeed's release, burn Pakistani flags
11/23/2017 10:24:52 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 23: Lawyers of the Jammu Bar Association (JBA) held protests against Pakistan today against the release of Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind behind the 26/11 terror attack in Mumbai. Lawyers of the JBA assembled at the High Court complex and held a demonstration against the release of Saeed by Pakistan. They also raised slogans and tore Pakistani flags and later set them on fire. "In January this year, Saeed was declared as global terrorist but Pakistan without taki
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Villagers blocks road for two hours, seek water supply
11/23/2017 10:24:41 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Nov 23: People from Lower Ari and adjoining areas of Mendhar held protest demonstration at Lower Ari against PHE authorities and blocked Mendhar-Surankote Road for two hours. At around 9 AM, people came on road and raised barricades. They protested against PHE department for their failure to ensure supply of drinking water to the people of Lower Ari area. The villagers alleged that most of the water pumping stations in the area are lying defunct and pipes h
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Army pays tribute to soldiers martyred in Kupwara encounters
11/23/2017 10:24:19 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: Army today paid befitting tributes to two of its comrades who attained martyrdom during two separate operations in Kupwara on 21 and 22 November 2017 respectively. In a solemn ceremony at BB Cantt, Lt Gen JS Sandhu, Corps Commander, Chinar Corps and all ranks paid homage to the martyrs on behalf of a proud nation. In a show of solidarity, officials and representatives from the State Government and other security agencies also joined in paying their last res
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Another militant's parents appeal their son to return home
11/23/2017 10:24:06 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: In a rare development, family members of a youth who had joined militancy visited Press Enclave here to appeal him to return home. Buoyed by the successful reunion of two militants with their families last week, a family from Pulwama traversed nearly 40 kms to reach press enclave here in the hope that their son will rejoin them if their appeal was highlighted by the media. It is for the first time that any family made an appeal to their son through media.
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Qasim Nagar in Mendhar lacks basic amenities
11/23/2017 10:23:37 PM
MS Nazki Early Times Report Poonch, Nov 23: Though there has been over all development in various fields in this border district , yet several areas are still lagging behind in development including Mendhar town, sources said here today. The transformer inst-alled in Qasim Nagar remains usually defunct due to overloading as many illegal power connections have been give to house holds in lieu of monetary benefits by the field staff of the Power Development Department . As this transformer caters nearly 500 house holds in the area it remain out of order mostly besides low voltage problem mars the residents sources added. In terms of road connectivity, PublIc Works Department has turned ne
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J&K Govt to conduct safety audit of old school buildings
11/23/2017 10:23:30 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday said that it would conduct safety audit of old school buildings in the state to phase these out in a time-bound manner. State School Education Department, Secretary, Farooq Ahmad Shah, in a meeting, directed chief education officers (CEOs) to carry out the audit and to also complete targets set by the Centre for various programmes under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA). "The department would work out a mechanism to demolish old school buildings which are declared unsafe in the safety audit," Shah said, adding that the department has initiated the process to build new infrastructure and upgrade existing ones. He a
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DG CRPF visits South Kashmir
11/23/2017 10:23:23 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: Central Reserve Police Force, Director General, RR Bhatnagar, on Thursday visited the camp of the force's 180th Battalion in Tral area of South Kashmir to commend and decorate CRPF troopers for their outstanding performance in the region. During his visit , he personally applauded the CRPF troopers for their commendable job in mantaining law and order and other situations in the area. DGP while talking to media persons, said that, CRPF is ready to help needy people in case of medical emergency and other possible ways. He also urged militants to come back on main stream to start their new life. Bhatnagar while appreciating CRPF jawans said that, CRP
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Emergency meeting of JKCCTU organized
11/23/2017 10:23:16 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: An emergency meeting of J&K Coordination Committee of Trade Union held at Jammu under the Presidentship of Sh. Rakesh Padha Vice President JKCCTU on 23-11-2017. While addressing the meeting Gurmeet Singh Gen. Secy JKCCTU expressed his deepest condolence on the demise of the greatest trade union leader of India and Senior Vice Chairman of All India State Govt. Employees Federation Com. Sukomal Sen. His death is a great loss of Indian trade union movement. The gap arises due to his death can't be filled up. We on the behalf of JKCCTU pay our respectful homage to this great leader and convey our heart felt condolence to the grieved family. The meeting wa
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Court denies bail of Charas smugglers
11/23/2017 10:23:10 PM
Early Times Report KATHUA, Nov 23: Principal Sessions Judge Kathua M A Chowdhary rejected the bail application of Nazir Ahmed and Nazakat Ali who are allegedly charas smugglers. As per police report, a police party headed by SI Anand Dutta, on 17.10.2017 recovered from the possession of petitioner Nazakat Ali, 500 grams of cannabis, whereas, from the possession of petitioner Nazir Ahmed, 400 grams cannabis was recovered, which was seized and as such, they were found to have committed offences punishable u/s 8/20 NDPS Act; that a case vide FIR No. 121/2017 was registered at Police Station Hiranagar against petitioners for the commission of offences u/s 8/20 of NDPS Act and they were arr
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Students of GDC Mendhar demand hostel facilities
11/23/2017 10:23:05 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Nov 23: The students of Government Degree College Mendhar have demanded hostel facilities for them. According to students, established in the year 2005, the college, which is situated near the Line of Control (LOC) lacks hostel facility even after twelve years owing to which students are facing hardships. Expressing their plights with media the students of GDC Mendhar said that the college is situated near the LOC and during the cross border firing and shelling they face lot of problems in reaching college. They further said that "had been there a hostel facility provided by the higher education department to this college which is one of the oldest colleges in
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HC gives 2 weeks to MHA for reply plea about Anantnag bypoll
11/23/2017 10:22:39 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: The State High Court has granted two weeks time to Union Ministry of Home Affairs for filling reply to a petition, seeking conducting of elections to fill up the Anantnag Parliamentary seat. The petition has been filed by one of the candidates, GM Wani (Independent) and he has sought the high court's directions to the ECI to conduct the elections as soon as possible. A single bench of the court comprising Justice Tashi Rabstan granted the MHA two weeks time after Assistant Solicitor General of India Tahir Majid Shamshi (ASGI) prayed that some more time be granted for filling the reply. The Election Commission of India in May this year rescinded the
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DGP sanctions scholarship for 116 meritorious wards
11/23/2017 10:22:32 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid on Thursday sanctioned meritorious scholarship of Rs 5.90 lakh in favour of wards of police personnel. The scholarship have been sanctioned for police wards who secured above 80 per cent marks in annual examination of class 12th during the academic session 2016-17 and Rs thirty thousand for wards of police personnel who have qualified competitive examination conducted by PSC/Central Board during this year. ''The reward of Rs 6000 each has also been sanctioned to 25 wards of police personnel who have secured above ninety per cent marks and Rs 5000 for the 88 wards who have secured above eighty per
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Two-way traffic allowed on Mughal road, one-way on Leh highway
11/23/2017 10:22:27 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Nov 23: Two-way traffic has been allowed on the historic 86-km-long Mughal road, connecting south Kashmir with Jammu, though vehicles will ply from only one side on the Srinagar-Leh national highway as a precautionary measure following slippery road conditions. Meanwhile, the 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, linking Kashmir valley with the rest of the country, was also through for two-way light vehicular traffic though heavy vehicles will continue to ply from one side only. A traffic police official said on Thursday that two-way light vehicular traffic was allowed to ply since 0900 hrs on Mughal road, connecting Shopian.
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Nar locality residents without power for fortnight
11/23/2017 10:22:20 PM
Early Times Report Mendhar, Nov 23: The transformer installed in Mohalla Nar (tarkhana)of village Salwah , Mendhar had gone kaput some fifteen days back, since then the people of area have been forced to spend nights in darkness. The exams of school going children are on and they have been facing tough time. The parents repeatedly approaching the senior PDD officers but for no avail. The local residents Muneer Hussain, Mohd Sharif, Mohd Shabir, Kala Khan, Yaqoob Khan, manzoor Hussain , said that PDD officers have not given proper attention to their problem and they are being forced to agitate and block the roads etc. They appealed to the Chief Engineer PDD Jammu to issue suitable
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Implement Anand Marriage Act : Sikh organisations
11/23/2017 10:22:15 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Nov 23: Various Sikh organisations on demanded implementation of Anand Marriage Act in J and K and gazetted holiday on the Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur. In this connection, a joint meeting of Gurdwara Baba Chanda Singh Ji Jain Bazar, Nirvair Social Organisation, Gurudwara Charan Kamal Asthan Guru Nanak Dev Ji Ser Manjila, Desh Bahagat Yaadgar Committee, Virasat-e-Khalsa and Bhai Kanhayia Jee Nishkam Seva Dal was held under the presidium of Sukhbir Singh, President Manage-ment Committee, Guru-dwara Baba Chanda Singh Ji, Mohan Singh Bhagi President, Gurudwara Charan Kamal Asthan Guru Nanak Dev Ji Ser Manjila and Sukhdev Singh. While speaking on the occasi
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PAF criticizes Govt for closure of Kishtwar Sinthan highway
11/23/2017 10:22:09 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Nov 23: Public Awareness Forum has criticized the government especially the district administration for early closure of Kishtwar-Sinthan Anantnag highway. According to press release, Shakir Siddique said the govt is more concerned towards the Mughal Road, Leh-Ladakh Highway and other roads despite heavy snowfall and huge glaciers on these highways. He said the district administration has always taken this route for granted and always played with the emotions and expectations of the people as it will take not more than 2 days to clear it.
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J&K Grameen Bank organizes D-FLAP at village Baletar
11/23/2017 10:22:06 PM
Early Times Report Samba, Nov 23: MF&FI Department of J&K Grameen Bank under the Chairmanship of RK Chhibber in collaboration with NABARD organized Digital-financial literacy awareness programme in village Baletar, Samba under the Branch Office Sumb. Major Singh, Sarpanch, Vill Baletar who was the chief guest on the occasion, appreciated the efforts of the bank towards financial literacy. Daljeet Singh, Branch Manager, BO Sumb informed the participants regarding various modes of getting cash
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NPSU protests discrimination with Jammu region
11/23/2017 10:21:51 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: National Panthers Student Union (NPSU) President Thakur Virender Singh criticized the alleged discrimination with Jammu region colleges. He said that recently the higher education department issued a notification for allotment of the college development fund under CAPEX budget 2017-18 via order no. 64/-HE of 2017. As per the notification Rs. 4113.03 lakhs were released for the development of the 63 colleges of the state out of which 39 are from Kashmir div
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Young Panthers submit memorandum to PMO, GUV, CM
11/23/2017 10:21:39 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Jammu Kashmir National Panthers Party youth wing Young Panthers (YP) today submitted a memorandum of demands to Prime Minister Officer, Governor and state chief minister, seeking action against the companies involved in installation of towers for high tension power cables, from Samba to Uri, allegedly in violation of norms. According to press release, the memorandum was submitted by State Vice President, Partap Singh Jamwal, who has sought intervention of higher functionaries, to save precious lives from high tension wires. "Starlite company which is installing powers towers along with a high tension wires from Samba to Uri and according to norms, the
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BBIA demands extension of amnesty Scheme for industrial sector
11/23/2017 10:21:33 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: A meeting of Bari Brahmana Industries Association (BBIA) was held under the president ship of Lalit Mahajan in the presence of Varun Singla Vice President, Ajay Langer general secretary, Vivek Singhal Secretary and Viraaj Malhotra Treasurer BBIA to discuss the recovery notices issued to the Industrial Units by the Commercial Tax Department for the recovery of Tax along with Interest due to non submission of "C- Forms" for the Interstate Sale under VAT Act and other VAT related Arrears. During the course of discussions members raised serious concern in respect of harassment being faced by the Industrial Units due to rigid attitude adopted by the Recovery
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SKS appeals Government to concede demands
11/23/2017 10:21:28 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Sampooran Kashmir Sanghattan (SKS) has appealed government to consider their long pending demands without any further delay. According to press release, a meeting of SKS members was held in Delhi, under the chairmanship of Anoop Koul. He remind once again to Union as well as State government that even after 28years neither centre govt nor state govt. are opening their ears and eyes to see and hear the uprooted community Kashmiri Pandits which has lost carrier of at least two generations and still does not know its destiny. Koul warned state as well as union government not to check the patience of community. Rattan Lal Koul, Veer ji Dullu, Ruskin Bhat,
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ATA holds meeting, hails Government
11/23/2017 10:21:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: A meeting of teachers, masters, lecturers was held under the banner of All Teachers Association. According to press release, the meeting was held under the chairmanship of its state president Mrignayani Salathia and general secretary Dewan Singh Anthal and they welcomed the passing of Govt. Order no.940- Edu of 2017 dt.17- 11- 2017 which has been passed in suppression of earlier govt. orders including G.O.No. 66 EDU of 2017, which was determined to the interests of teachers who had obtained degrees through distance mode. The meeting was attended by coordinator Sh. Vijay ji, All district presidents. Sanjeev ji, Sham ji, Ashok ji Mohd. Akbar, Mohd. Y
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Newly appointed interlocutor ignored grievances of Jammu region: Mankotia
11/23/2017 10:21:13 PM
Early Times Report Bhaderwah, Nov 23: Criticizing the behavior of the centre, ex-MLA and JKNPP president Balwant Singh Mankotia blamed that newly appointed interlocutor by the central government has ignored the grievances of Jammu region. Unfortunately without paying any heed towards the issues raised by the representatives of Jammu region recently concluding tour and on the direction of central BJP govt released the 4500 stone pelters in Kashmir. Movement started by the JKNPP for separate
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Farmers' awareness camp organized
11/23/2017 10:21:00 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: A one day farmers' camp was organised under seed village at panchayat Jandial circle Jandial zone Bhalwal, in which farmers were sensitized about mixed coping, pulses, oil seed, diversified farming, apiculture and establishing of mushroom units. The camp was held under the chairmanship of Balbir Singh Ex Sarpanch Jandial beside BK Koul AEO Bhalwal, AMRIK Singh and Mohinder Kour JAEOS , Jaswinder Singh Sarvjeet Singh Anil Gupta Jatinder Singh Vishal Manhas AvikaSuri all AEAS and progresive farmers of the area participated.
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PDD Lineman slipped to death from electric pole
11/23/2017 10:20:54 PM
Early Times Report Kathua, Nov 23: A 44-year-old lineman of Power Development Department (PDD) died when he fell from an electric pole while repairing a transmission line at Govindsar area of Kathua on Thursday morning. According to reports, lineman Ganesh Singh son of Hoshiar Singh resident of Kharote village posted at sub-division Kathua was performing his duties, when his foot slipped while climbing the pole. He fell down and died on spot.
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DDC directs RDD BDOs to obey RTI Act
11/23/2017 10:20:48 PM
Early Times Report Poonch, Nov 23: "Ek chori aur upar se seenazori". This couplet fits as far as working of some corrupt and arrogant BDOs of Rural Development Department Poonch district are concerned. Early Times has exposed many times some BDOs of Poonch district defying RTI act and acting on stories carried by this newspaper, ACD Poonch called a meeting of BDOs of Poonch district and asked them why they are not obeying RTI act and are providing information to RTI applicants. In public interest, Early Times approached ACD office and asked why people are being denied RTI reply from the department. During the meeting, an arrogant BDO Balakote namely Abdul Rashid said, " I don't
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SARC to organize international education expo in Jammu
11/23/2017 10:20:42 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Founded in 2005, SARC has decided to organize an International Education Expo on November 25, 2017 at Hotel Fortune Inn Riviera, Jammu, from 11am to 6pm. According to press release, in the expo, experts from leading Australian and Newzealand Government institutes will personally answer questions regarding study in Australia and New Zealand, and guide students to zero in on the right academic course and information on scholarships. This seminar aims to directly benefit the students letting them enquire and further gain knowledge regarding studies abroad. Student should avail this golden opportunity in which they would get a special chance to interact an
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YRS objects decision to release stone pelters
11/23/2017 10:20:25 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Nov 23: Yuva Rajput Sabha (YRS) has registered its protest against the move of the state government of releasing stone pelters in Kashmir. While addressing a press conference, Surinder Singh Gilli, Ex-President Yuva Rajput Sabha asked the Chief Minister who will be responsible if the released stone pelters created the law and order problem in future like Masarat Alam and his associates who just coming out of the jail unfurled the Pakistani flags and chanted pro-Pak
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