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Team Jammu releases album “A Tribute to Maharaja Hari Singh”
9/24/2020 12:12:35 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Team Jammu has formally released an audio-video album “A Tribute to Maharaja Hari Singh ji” highlighting the life and working of great visionary and last Dogra ruler of J&K, during a function organized at its headquarters here today. The album song has been sung by renowned singer Rakesh Slathia, written by noted Dogri poet Randheer Singh Raipuria, composed by Sahil Lucky and edited by Akash Dogra. The album containing mesmerizing music and highlightin
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ShivSena demands COVID treatment under health insurance cover
9/24/2020 12:12:26 AM
Early times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Shiv Sena Bala Saheb Thackeray Jammu and Kashmir unit has urged administration to provide free treatment and medicines for Corona infected people under free health insurance cover earlier announced by the Government. In a press Conference here today, Party UT President, Manish Sahni said that it has been announced to provide Universal health insurance coverage to all the residents of the Union Territory of J&K. Amid Covid-19 crisis, people should have been admitted in private and government run hospitals under this scheme, free treatment and medicines should also be given to the Covid-19 patients. “Home quarantined and asymptomatic infected people s
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Horticulture deptt distributes fruit plants
9/24/2020 12:12:14 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Horticulture department Khour distributed fruit plants under the ongoing backyard plantation drive through Block Development Committee (BDC) chairperson Khour Balbir Singh. It was held during block divas conducted under the chairmanship of SDM Khour. HDO Khour reported that 3715 households are being covered under backyard horticulture scheme in Khour Tehsil at 90% subsidy so that green cover can be increased in addition to improving environment.
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SKS welcomes proposal of satellite colonies for KPs
9/24/2020 12:11:59 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Sampooran Kashmir Sanghattan (SKS) has welcomed the proposal of separate composite colonies for resettlement of Kashmiri Pandits. As per statement released today by its general secretary/national spokes person Bharat Kachroo said SKS would welcome the planning of separate satellite colonies for Kashmiri Pandits in various districts of Kashmir if GOI would provide all facilities and assurance of 24X7security around it by central force. SKS has also suggested that if GOI is really interested to rehabilitate KPs back in their mother land than it becomes very important that their needs and demands should be agreed before their return.
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JKTF Bhalwal Zone condoles demise of Ravinder Kumar
9/24/2020 12:11:39 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Jammu and Kashmir Teacher’s Forum (JKTF) Balwal Zone condoled the sad demise of Ravinder Kumar, who was serving as Data Entry Operator in the Education Department in Bhalwal zone. The condolence meeting held under the chairmanship of Zonal Education Officer (ZEO) Bhalwal Sushila Devi Sharma, who paid rich tributes to the Ravinder Kumar. Besides, entire teaching and non teaching fraternity of Bhalwal Zone remembered him for his hard work and dedication towards his work. The other members, who also paid tributes and remembered him on the occasion, were included Subhash Chander Sharma Zonal Education Planning Officer Bhalwal, Balraj Singh Zonal Presid
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Apni Party organises first public meeting in Kathua
9/24/2020 12:11:34 AM
Early Times Report KATHUA, Sept 23: Apni Party today started its political activities by holding the first public meeting in Kathua in which large numbers of locals raised their voice against Toll Plazas on Jammu-Pathankot Highway and underdevelopment in Schedule Caste areas. The meeting was organised by Nagesh Kumar and Sachin Bhardwaj in which the participants expressed their faith in the leadership of Party President Syed Mohammed Altaf Bukhari and extended their support to the Party. While speaking on the occasion, Apni Party General Secretary Vijay Bakaya said the Apni Party had moved from strength to strength since it was formed on March 8, 2020 and he also hoped that those who
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JKPBSC resents non inclusion of Punjabi language
9/24/2020 12:11:29 AM
Early times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Jammu Kashmir Punjabi Bhasha Sangarash Committee an amalgam of various punjabi cultural, social, linguistics and Sikh front/organizations held meeting under leadership of Khalad Hussain said that it is unfortunate that the union Govt passed a bill to include official languages in J&K Union territory but did not include Punjabi Bhasha, Pahari and Gojri bhasha as official languages, hence there is a resentment among the people of Jammu& Kashmir. This act o
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14 bovines rescued, one arrested
9/24/2020 12:11:02 AM
Early Times Report Samba, Sept 23: District Police Samba in consecutive day successfully foiled yet another attempt to smuggle bovines by rescuing 14 bovines in the jurisdiction of Police Station Ghagwal. A Police Party of P/S Ghagwal, while performing vehicle checking duty at naka NHW Tapyal, Ghagwal intercepted a truck bearing Regd. No. JK02AS-7981 which was coming from Kathua side and moving towards Valley. During checking of the said vehicle, 14 bovines were found laden inside the vehicle without any permission. The accused person identified as driver Wasim Ali S/o Mohd. Din R/O Tikri Mand, Tehsil & District Udhampur has been arrested on spot. All the bovines were rescued and shif
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Global leader in Agri science launches group in Jammu
9/24/2020 12:10:54 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Syngenta India Limited has launched its maiden Group in Jammu and Kashmir with conduct of a series of exhaustive demonstrations on its hybrid Kharief Corn varieties and other crops, envisaging higher yields and enhanced incomes, in various villages of Jammu region. Syngenta Group, a new global leader in agricultural science and innovation, is the global market leader in crop protection and enhancing global food security by enabling millions of farmers to
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NGO welcomes district admin
9/24/2020 12:10:17 AM
Early Times Report Udhampur, Sept 23: An NGO Jiyo Aur Jeene Do (JAJD) welcomed the steps taken by district administration Udhampur for conducting rapid tests in Red zone areas. “Our organization makes a humble appeal to all the people that they should get their tests done and also get their whole family tested. Not a single member of the family should be missed so that an epidemic like corona is not given a chance to spread”, President of NGO said. The President of the organization Tariq
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Admin approves re-allocation of nearly 2,000 posts for Kashmiri Pandits under PM’s package
9/24/2020 12:01:22 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: The Jammu and Kashmir Administrative Council (AC) on Wednesday approved re-allocation of nearly 2,000 posts for Kashmiri Pandits who are willing to settle in the valley under the prime minister’’s package for the community. “The administrative council, which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today, approved the re-allocation of 1,997 number of unfilled supernumerary posts for recruitment of registered Kashmiri migrants and non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits, who are willing to serve and settle down in Kashmir under the Prime Minister’’s Package,” an official spokesman said. The administrative council also approved conductin
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CAG Raises Major Concerns Over Implementation of Two Flagship Govt Schemes During 2017-2018
9/24/2020 12:01:16 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has raised major concerns over the implementation of the Central government’s flagship programmes in Jammu and Kashmir during 2017-2018. The report contains performance audits of two programmes - the National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) and the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The audit report on the drinking water programmes flags “avoidable, extra, unfruitful and unproductive expenditure” of Rs 394.13 crore, as well as citing details of blocking and diversion of funds, undue favour to contractors, short collection of sale proceeds, non-recovery of supervision charges and over-p
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AC approves conduct of elections to vacant Sarpanch, Panch constituencies
9/24/2020 12:01:03 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: The Administrative Council which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in Srinagar on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj to issue a notification for conducting elections to 13,257 vacant sarpanch and panch constituencies in the Union Territory. The detailed schedule would be finalised by the election authority. Filling of the vacant constitutional posts will ensure devolution of powers and proper grass roots planning. It will also ensure that the non-functional panchayats become functional. Earlier, elections to 39,521 sarpanch and panch constituencies in 4,483 halqa pa
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Director Horticulture takes stock of departmental activities
9/24/2020 12:00:57 AM
Early Times Report RAJOURI, Sept 23: Director Horticulture Jammu, Ram Savak today conducted an extensive tour of Rajouri District and chaired the meeting of the officers at Government Fruit Plant Nursery, Siot to review the progress of various developmental activities taken up by the department. During the tour, the Director inspected the Fruit Plant Nursery Siot to ascertain the achievements made for the production of quality planting material and instructed the nursery staff to work with
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AIKS expresses concern over indifferent attitude of JKUT admin toward KPs
9/24/2020 12:00:42 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: All India Kashmiri Samaj (AIKS) expressed its concern on the indifferent attitude of the JKUT administration leading to a community member sitting on fast-unto-death in Srinagar. It expressed its solidarity with Kashmiri Pandit Sangarsh Samiti for its struggle to get its due share from the JKUT Administration. In virtual meet called to take stock of the situation, AIKS core group presided over by its President Col Tej K Tikoo (Retd) criticized the administration for the neglect of the Kashmiri Hindu Society staying back in the valley in difficult conditions. Despite the orders issued by various authorities, the lower-rung functionaries of the governme
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Mount Litera Zee School organizes Sankalp-Sammaan Samaroh 2020
9/24/2020 12:00:35 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: Mount Litera Zee School (MLZS), Samba today organized a virtual mega event Sankalp- Sammaan Samaroh 2020 with the theme “TENSE UP HOUR”, a special accost event filled with inspiration, music and hope. Mukesh Rishi (Bollywood Actor) was the chief guest of the virtual event while Ashok Mastie, a well-known pop singer was the guest of honour, Dr A K Kapoor Chairman, MLZS and PB Kapoor MD MLZS, Dr Priyadarshi Nayak (Founder& Chairman, CED) , Jaswinder Sethi RSD Zee Learn Ltd, Bhushan Kumar RSD, Zee Learn Ltd, Dr Shanker Goenka CEO, WOW Factor, Krishna Pandit President, Dogra Samaj, Mumbai, Guneet Singh, President, Erudite Events and others also took part.
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Jammu University organizes Abhivyakti-2020
9/24/2020 12:00:28 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: In the pandemic times to break stress, anxiety, isolation and to refresh and energize the JU fraternity, the Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu organized ‘Abhivyakti – 2020’ (Talent Display by the employees of the University) in an online competitive mode on different cultural activities among from the employees, officers and staff of the University to give expression and articulation to their creative, artistic and performing talents. In Painting first position was secured by Ms. Sunita Amla, H A, Accounts Section where as Prof Sanjana Kaul from the School of Bio Technology and Dr Sarika Manha, Sr Asst Professor from Department of Hom
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DLSA Udhampur organizes webinar on Cyber Crime
9/24/2020 12:00:24 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT UDHAMPUR, Sept 23: District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Udhampur organized a webinar on “Rising trend of Cyber Crime amidst Lockdown” today. Webinar was organized by Secretary DLSA, Sandeep Kour under the guidance of ML Manhas, Chairman District Legal Services Authority Udhampur. Speakers who participated in the webinar and delivered lectures were experts and trainers in Cyber Security, Mohamed Yasin Kichloo Senior Superintendent of Police, Civil Secretariat J&K
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Online awareness programme on mediation concludes
9/24/2020 12:00:03 AM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: A two-day long online awareness programme on mediation conducted for the Judicial Officers and Lawyers of the Union Territory of Ladakh, under the Chairmanship of Chief Justice Gita Mittal Common High Court of J&K and Ladakh and Justice Tashi Rabstan, Chairman J&K High Court Mediation & Conciliation Committee, was concluded today. Justice Tashi Rabstan, while addressing the resource persons and the participants on the concluding day said that with the volume of knowledge and experience the resource persons are endowed with, even two days time is not enough for a thorough insight into the topic of mediation and soon a forty hours training programme will
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Online training programme on “Yoga & Health” commenced at Dulhasti Power Station
9/23/2020 11:59:52 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: A four-day long online training programme on the topic “Yoga and Health” organized by Dulhasti Power Station through Yog Manav Vikas Trust, Banikhet, District Chamba (HP) commenced today. This online training programme was inaugurated at the training hall of Dulhasti Power Station on 23 September 2020 in the presence of Nirmal Singh, General Manager (In-charge), Dulhasti Power Station. During the inauguration, S K Dodeja, former Director (Projects), NHPC and founder of Yog Manav Vikas Trust, was also present online. In his address on the occasion, Nirmal Singh spoke about the importance of yoga and staying healthy in the current situation of COVID pande
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Prominent leaders from Christian Community join Apni Party
9/23/2020 11:59:45 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 23: Prominent leaders and youth members of Christian community today joined the Apni Party here in Gandhi Nagar. They joined the Party in an impressive function organised under the supervision of General Secretary and Ex-MLC Vijay Bakaya, Provincial President and Ex-Minister Manjit Singh. President Bakshi Nagar Christian Community, Shahzad Mattoo, Chairman of Christian Community, Younis Mattoo, Head of All J&K Pastors Association, Pastor Yaqoob Mashe, Daniel,
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Court rejects bail of four in NDPS
9/23/2020 11:59:27 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: Principal Sessions Judge Reasi Kamlesh Pandit rejected the bail applications of Angrez Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Narinder Singh and Jasvir Singh who were arrested by the Arnas Police Station in NDPS Case. According to the police case that on 26.04.2020, police of Police Station, Arnas, came to know from reliable sources that some persons have illegally cultivated Poppy opium in village Dharan. On this information, police along with Tehsildar Thakrkote, Patwari as well as other officials and Sarpanch in presence of local persons went on spot and found accused persons namely Angrez Singh, Kuldeep Singh, Narinder Singh and Jasvir Singh having illegally plant
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Shift Sub-Registrar’s office back to Bishnah to avoid inconvenience: Bhardwaj
9/23/2020 11:59:14 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: Senior Congress leader and member AICC, Mohinder Bhardwaj has said that the administration's mindless planning in hurriedly changing the system of registration of documents under the registration Act has resulted in the people facing a lot of hardships. Ostensibly working with a mindset to score brownie points rather than doing any public welfare, the ruling BJP and the Union Territory administration quickly changed the system by empowering the revenue department with these powers of registration without sparing much thought on first creating proper infrastructure that more importantly involves setting up the offices of the
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Humour mills go on overdrive after late night boom in Srinagar
9/23/2020 11:59:04 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: It’s a sonic boom! It’s a pressure cooker bursting! It’s a quake! And yes, the late night boom that reverberated across the city and several parts of south Kashmir on Tuesday was indeed a quake, seismologists later confirmed. But before that, social media humour and rumour mills were already on overdrive with messages facetious, flippant and sometimes funny. The National Centre for Seismology (NCS) confirmed that a 3.6 magnitude earthquake was recorded around 9.40 pm at a shallow depth of 5 km. No one was quite sure till then what caused the loud noise and sudden shaking of houses in Srinagar – this was followed by another after 10 minutes. Twitte
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Three dead, 4 injured in Doda road mishap
9/23/2020 11:58:58 PM
Early Times Report Doda, Sept 22: Three persons were killed and four injured when a vehicle they were traveling in met with an accident in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. Police here said that at about 2045 hours on Tuesday one Tata Mobile vehicle ((JK06A-6728) met with an accident near Chuchatter Nalla at Chalai Mandir area of Kastigarh. Police said that the vehicle was on way from Kastigarh to Kumate and met with an accident and plunged into a gorge. “Three persons died on the spot while four suffered injuries,” they added. Rescue operation as immediately launched and the injured was hospitalized. 8 to 10 people along with two mules were reportedly traveling in the vehicle while
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Jan Abhiyan: Sourabh Bhagat inaugurates library at High School Drabshalla
9/23/2020 11:58:52 PM
Early Times Report KISHTWAR, Sept 23: Commissioner/Secretary Labour and Employment Department, Sourabh Bhagat, the other day inaugurated a newly established library here at High School Drabshalla. The Secretary is on a two day tour of Kishtwar to participate in Block Divas and review the developmental Works as the Secretary Incharge of the District. On the first day of his tour, he inaugurated the library here at HS Drabshalla, completed at an estimated cost of Rs 2.5 lakh under Back to
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06 gamblers arrested , stake money recovered by Police
9/23/2020 11:58:37 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 24: In an endeavour to curb the menace of Gambling in the society, Police party of Police Station Bahu Fort headed by Inspr. Deepak Pathania SHO P/S Bahu Fort assisted by SI Vikas Jasrotia I/C PP Narwal on a specific information raided near Suman Enterprise Spare Part Shop No. 68 at Yard No. 04 ,Transport Yard Narwal and arrested 06 gamblers along with Rs 1,00400/-stake money and two sets of playing cards. The arrested persons have been identified as Rajesh
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Security forces launch CASO after firing in Pulwama
9/23/2020 11:58:20 PM
Srinagar, Sept 23: Security forces on Wednesday launched a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) after some firing shots were heard in Pulwama town in south Kashmir, official sources said. Panic gripped the town after some firing shots were heard near fire station Pulwama. People ran helter-skelter after hearing the firing shots. Security forces and police personnel immediately rushed to the spot and sealed entire area to conduct CASO, the sources said, adding that further details are awaited.
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Physical fitness is dire requirement in today’s time: Sat
9/23/2020 11:58:09 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Former President BJP J&K Sat Sharma inaugurated newly constructed open gym at Ward 36, Janipur. He was also accompanied by Corporator Subash Sharma, Mandal President Raveesh Mengi, local residents and political activists of the area. Sharma dedicated the open gym to the inhabitants of the ward and stated its construction in the ward as one of the major developments. The funds for construction of the same were allotted to the Corporator through JMC (Jammu M
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Admin to encourage actual development initiatives instead of ‘’mere announcements’’: Sinha
9/23/2020 11:57:36 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday said his administration is committed to implementing the 73rd and 74th constitutional amendments related to local bodies and will encourage actual development initiatives instead of “mere announcements”. He made the remarks during a “Jan Abhiyan” event in Akhnoor on the outskirts of Jammu where he addressed a gathering and interacted with the public to obtain a first-hand assessment of socio-economic
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BJP councillor shot dead by militants outside his residence in Budgam
9/23/2020 11:57:13 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: Bhupinder Singh, a BJP worker has been shot dead outside his residence in Dalwash village in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Initial reports suggest Singh was chairman of the Khag block development council (BDC) in Jammu and Kashmir. The incident took place at around 7.45 pm when terrorists opened fire at Bhupinder Singh who died on the spot. According to preliminary inputs, Singh was assigned two personal security officers (PSOs) from District Police Line (DPL) Budgam. On Wednesday, he dropped off the PSOs at the Khag police station and headed towards his residence in Srinagar’s Aloochibagh. However, Bhupinder Singh instead changed his route a
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Govt orders transfer of three KAS officers, admin Auqaf Islamia
9/23/2020 11:57:06 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 23: The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Wednesday ordered transfer of three Kashmir Administrative Service officers besides present Administrator, Auqaf Islamia Jammu, in the interest of administration. As per separate orders, Pankaj Gupta (KAS), Officer on Special Duty with Advisor (S) to the Lieutenant Governor, has been transferred and shall await further orders of adjustment in the General Administration Department. Syed Shabir Ahmad (KAS), Joint Director, Employment, Kashmir, has been transferred and posted as Officer on Special Duty with Advisor (S) to the Lieutenant Governor. Wakeel Ahmed Batt, Administrator, Auqaf Islamia, Jammu, has been tra
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Rigzin Spalbar appeals for boycotting of elections to body
9/23/2020 11:56:59 PM
Early Times Report Leh, Sept 23: Former Chairman/CEC LAHDC, Leh, Rigzin Spalbar has appealed to the Apex Body of the 6th Schedule Movement to consider giving a call to not to participate or vote in the forthcoming elections to LAHDC Leh to strengthen the demand for grant of the 6th Schedule of the Constitution to Ladakh. “Since COVID-19 pandemic & casualties were on an upsurge, compelling the Chairman & Dy. Chairman of LAHDC, Leh to approach LG Ladakh in writing to take urgent measures to control the rising numbers of positive cases by suggesting a bi-weekly lockdown, it was expected that elections to constitute the 6th LAHDC Leh would be postponed. In spite of that, the elections were a
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Govt committed to provide best healthcare facilities in times of COVID-19: Advisor Bhatnagar
9/23/2020 11:56:54 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 23: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today paid an emergency visit to Govt. Medical College (GMC) here and took stock of medical facilities available there in view of ongoing pandemic COVID-19 besides inspected COVID wards and other infrastructure. The Advisor was accompanied by Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education, Atal Dullo, Principal, GMC Jammu, Medical Superintendent, GMC Jammu and other Senior Officers of the health depar
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Villagers in Udhampur trek kilometres to fetch water
9/23/2020 11:56:20 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Even after 74 years of independence, turning on a tap to get clean water remains a distant dream for the residents of Prey village and some adjoining villages in tehsil Ramnagar of Udhampur district in Jammu and Kashmir. The villagers said that they are facing water crisis in the absence of pipelines attaching the houses in the area to the overhead water tank in the area, which was constructed over a year ago. “Since the time of independence, we have been
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Govt employee booked for securing job on fake, fabricated documents
9/23/2020 11:21:04 PM
Early times Report Jammu, Sept 23: The Crime Branch of Jammu and Kashmir Police on Wednesday registered a case against an employee of the Power Development Department (PDD) for allegedly securing his job on fake and fabricated documents, a spokesman of the investigating agency said. A criminal case was filed against Sadhu Ram, a resident of Bishnah area of Jammu, after documentary evidence prima facie established that he had procured the government job on the fake name of Kaka Ram, the spokesman said. The matter came to light after a written complaint was lodged by Radha Krishan. The accused had also changed his date of birth from 1954 to 1958, managed a fake school leaving certificat
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IGP Jammu promotes 137 ASIs as SIs
9/23/2020 11:20:58 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 23: Inspector General of Police Jammu Zone, Jammu, Mukesh Singh, today issued Promotion Order in respect of 137 ASI’S to the rank of SI’S. While congratulating the promoted Police Personnel and their families, IGP Jammu Zone, lauded the efforts of these officers in earning their due promotion well in time and further expressed hope that they shall rededicate themselves towards their work with more zeal and enthusiasm to make the department proud.
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Illegal structure on forest land demolished
9/23/2020 11:20:52 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: A team of Forest Field staff of Jammu Forest Division in an anti-encroachment drive demolished one under construction structure on Forest Land falling in village Dumani Forest Compartment No. 2/N Nagrota-I Block of Jammu Forest Range which was illegally constructed by one Rashid Mohd S/o Nek Mohd R/o Dumani. Under the supervision of Alok Maurya, DFO Jammu a team of forest officials led by Vijay Khosla Range Officer Jammu, along with Vinay Khajuria Forester carried out the eviction drive. Alok Maurya mentioned that taking advantage of night time encroacher raised illegal structures on Forest land in Compartment No: 2/N of Village Dumani. In the opera
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JKNPP criticizes BJP leaders to retain Estate bungalows, security cover
9/23/2020 11:20:44 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: Alleging conferment of multifarious facilities by the present regime to ex-MLAs/ex-Ministers and even petty workers of BJP to the exclusion of all other political parties, Harsh Dev Singh, Chairman-JKNPP & former Minister said that J&K provided the most glaring example of patronized corruption and misrule. He expressed his dismay over the open violation of SOPs and guidelines in the matter of allotment of government accommodation so as to confer undue and illegitimate benefits upon the political persons owing allegiance to a particular party. It was shocking to note that BJP leaders who were not holding any position in government and fell in common m
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Deaths due to oxygen deficiency deplorable: Rana
9/23/2020 11:20:36 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Sept 23: National Conference Provincial President Devender Singh Rana today expressed anguish and dismay over acute deficiency of oxygen in Government Medical College here, saying this has emerged as an extreme cause of concern due to increased deaths in recent days. “Maintenance of oxygen supplies and functional ventilators are main components to fight corona virus besides various other ailments of serious nature”, Rana said in a statement, adding that the overstatements by those at the helm cannot change the grim situation on ground. Concrete immediate measures need be taken, that too on an immediate basis to steer out the hospitals to functional mode inste
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Mehbooba Mufti’s daughter approaches Supreme Court for mother’s release
9/23/2020 11:20:30 PM
eARLY TIMES rEPORT Srinagar, Sept 23: Iltija Mufti has again approached the Supreme Court against the detention of her mother and former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti under Public Safety Act (PSA) as the Peoples Democratic Party leader continues to be in jail since August 5 last year, when the Centre revoked the special status of J&K. Iltija Mufti filed a habeas corpus petition in the apex court last week challenging her mother’s detention under PSA since February 5 and the two subsequent extensions. Habeas corpus is a writ seeking production of a person, who has allegedly been in illegal detention, before a court. Mehbooba Mufti was booked under PSA on February 5 a
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