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Commissioner Secretary releases Annual Administration Report, Digest of Forest Statistics
7/11/2020 12:24:49 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, June 10: Commissioner Secretary, Forest, Environment and Ecology, Sarita Chauhan, today released the Annual Administration Report 2018-19 and Digest of Forest Statistics 2017-19. Principal Chief Conservator of Forests, Dr. Mohit Gera, Chief Wild Life Warden, Suresh Kumar Gupta, Managing Director J&K Forest Development Corporation, Vasu Yadav, CCF Kashmir, Farooq Ahmad Geelani CF Central/Working Plan Circle, Irfan Ali Shah, DFO
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BGSBU holds webinar on Digital Ethnography
7/11/2020 12:18:21 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: The illuminating webinar on Research during covid-19: introducing Digital Ethnography was designed to describe research opportunities using technological tools during covid-19 crisis. The webinar was organised by School of Management Studies, BGSB University. Prof. Javed Musarrat, Vice chancellor, BGSB University lauded the efforts of the organizing team for hosting the webinar. Prof. Musarrat mentioned that there is rising significance of ethnographic research based on the use of digital resources around the world. Prof. Musarrat said that BGSB University has been effectively responding to the covid-19 crisis by moving the educational and associate
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UDA demands plasma bank for Covid-19 patients in Jammu
7/11/2020 12:18:15 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 10: United Democratic Alliance (UDA) urged upon the Lt Governor J&K, GC Murmu for establishing a ‘plasma bank’ in Jammu for treatment of COVID-19 patients. In a statement issued here today, Rajiv Mahajan, UDA Spokesperson said plasma therapy involves transfusing plasma from people who have recovered from COVID-19 infection into people who are very sick with the virus or at high risk of severe disease. “The therapy is based on the premise that blood of a patient who has recovered from COVID-19 contains antibodies with the specific ability to fight the novel virus and help the other patient to recover,” he said. Mahajan said “Many people want to donate pl
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Ladakh admin procuring tech, expertise for Jal Jeevan Mission: L-G
7/11/2020 12:18:09 AM
Early times Report LEH/JAMMU, July 10: Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R K Mathur on Friday said the administration is in the process of procuring appropriate technologies and expertise to execute the Jal Jeevan Mission in the Union territory and expects it to be completed by March 2022. In a meeting with Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat via video conference, Mathur discussed the implementation and progress of Jal Jeevan Mission in Ladakh, a spokesman of Ladakh Raj Bhavan said. Jal Jeevan Mission, envisioned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2019, aims to provide portable water in adequate quantity and of prescribed quality to all households. Stressing on its importan
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Coordinator NEET calls on Div Com
7/11/2020 12:17:47 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 10: The Coordinator National Eligibility Cum Entrance Test (NEET), Srinagar today called on Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, PK Pole regarding the availability of the examination centers for the conduct of NEET 2020. On the occasion, Div Com was informed that 25000 aspirants are appearing in the examination from Kashmir division this year, among these examination centre for 20000 candidates has been made available from various colleges and Govt. schools ho
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COVID-19: Govt evacuates 2,05,603 stranded JK residents; 1,40,184 via Lakhanpur, 65,419 through special trains
7/11/2020 12:17:33 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 10: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 2,05,603 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu and Kashmir administration has received 79 special trains at Jammu and Udhampur railway stations from different states and UTs, so far, with about 65,419 passengers while about 1,40,184 persons from other states and UTs including 823 from abroad have been evacuated by the government through Lakhanpur till date.
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ATA felicitates corona warrior teachers
7/11/2020 12:17:28 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: All Teachers Association (ATA) Jammu and Kashmir has kick started a campaign to honour the corona warriors. In its first initiative in this direction, six government teachers were felicitated by the association. According to Mrignayani Slathia, who heads the association, the six teachers have been honoured for their contribution in working among the masses in different capacities to contain the risk of the Covid-19 virus. She said, “It's an initiative by All Teachers Association Jammu and Kashmir to provide due respect and dignity to teacher fraternity.” The teachers who were felicitated on the occasion included Mohinder Kumar Goswami (GHS Batote Ram
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Bootlegger nabbed with 13 bottles of illicit liquor
7/11/2020 12:17:22 AM
Early Times Report Samba, July 10: Continuing its drive against the menace of illicit trade of drugs and liquor, District Police Samba arrested a bootlegger in the jurisdiction of PS Ramgarh and recovered a total 13 bottles of JK special Wishky from his possession. Acting on reliable information regarding the sale of illicit liquor at Ramgarh town and in its adjoining areas, a Police Party of PS Ramgarh rushed to the spot and arrested one person namely Nishan Singh S/o Daleep Singh R/O Bandral, Ramgarh from Bandral who was selling illicit liquor to the general public at exorbitant rates to gain illegitimate profit. A total 13 bottles of JK special Whisky (180 ml each) were recovered f
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JKMEF condemns attack on health employee
7/11/2020 12:17:04 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: An emergency meeting of Jammu Kashmir Medical Employee Federation (JKMEF) , Jammu was held today in the office chamber of Jammu Kashmir Medical Employee Federation Jammu under the chairmanship of Sushil Sudan President JKMEF to discussed the attack on health employee at quarantine centre Thandi Khui Distt Samba. All the participants present in the meeting strongly condemned the attack on the health employee who are performing their duties tirelessly
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COVID-19: JK Govt brings back 2924 passengers from various countries to Union Territory
7/11/2020 12:16:53 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 10: The Jammu and Kashmir government has facilitated repatriation of 2924 passengers from various countries to the Union Territory through special evacuation flights in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic till date. Since May 8, 2020, a total of 2924 passengers reached Srinagar through flights and by road from Lakhanpur. Through special evacuation flights 672 passengers arrived from Dhaka in the month of May; 705 from Dubai during the months of May, June and July; 148 from Riyadh and 129 from Dammam in May; 172 from Doha in the months of May and June; 157 from Muscat during the month of June; 290 from Jeddah during the months of June and July; 335 from Kyrg
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Bovines smuggler arrested, 4 animals rescued
7/11/2020 12:16:46 AM
Early Times Report Samba, July 10: Continuing its drive against bovine smugglers, Samba Police foiled a bovine smuggling bid after arresting the bovine smuggler and by rescuing 4 bovines in the jurisdiction of PS Samba. Acting on reliable information, a Police party of PS Samba laid a strong vehicle checking duty at Mansar morh, Samba and intercepted a Tata mobile vehicle bearing Regd. No. JK08F-9028 which was moving towards Valley via Samba-Mansar-Udhampur road. During checking of the said vehicle, 04 cattle were found laden inside the vehicle without any permission. The accused driver identified as Zakar Hussain S/o Marid Baksh R/O Manohar Gopalla, Samba has been arrested. All the c
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Samba Police reunites missing girl with family
7/11/2020 12:16:37 AM
Early Times Report Samba, July 10: Samba Police recovered one missing girl and reunited her with her family whose missing report was lodged at PS Jagatpuri, New Delhi. A Police Party of PS Vijaypur while on routine patrolling duty, found a girl roaming in Vijaypur area. As the girl was minor and could have easily fell prey to Anti-Social elements, so police took immediate action. SHO PS Vijaypur promptly produced the missing girl before the Juvenile Justice Board Samba which further handed her over the girl to Child Welfare Committee, Jakh, Samba. With the continuous joint efforts of Samba Police & Child Welfare Committee Samba, the exact address of the missing girl was traced out an
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AJKLTF organises Gurubandan Karyakaram
7/11/2020 12:16:30 AM
Early Times Report Udhampur, July 10: All Jammu Kashmir and Ladakh Teachers Federation (AJKLTF) under the aegis of Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh (ABRSM), Udhampur unit organises Gurubandan Karyakaram in which the teachers, students, eminent educationists and citizens participated. Shaikshik Mahasangh celebrates Gurubandan programme during 'Gurupurnima' on the eve of jayanti of Mehrishi Ved Vyas ji all over the country every year. The same programme was celebrated by the Udhampur unit of the Federation. The programme was started by lighting of the traditional lamp and flowering on the pictures of Maharishi Ved Vyas ji, Saraswati ji and Bharat mata by the Chief spokes
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KPC appeals KP community to observe July 13 as Black Day
7/11/2020 12:16:24 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Kashmiri Pandit Conference (KPC ) emphasized to all community people that July 13 to be observed globally as “Black Day” every year as this day in 1931 marks the beginning of the first organized genocide of Kashmiri Pandits, when there was loot, massacre, arson and killing of the Kashmiri Pandits and others. Kundan Kashmiri President KPC while stressing his community to observe July 13,2020 as Black Day by hoisting black flags on houses and business establishments and by wearing black badges and said that the present plight of Kashmiri pundits in exile has a direct link with what happened with the community for hundreds of years in Kashmir and became
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YRS questions silence of UT Admin on declaring holiday on Maharaja Hari Singh's birth anniversary
7/11/2020 12:16:14 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: President Yuva Rajput Sabah, Surinder Singh Gilli on Friday urged Jammu and Kashmir LG, G C Murmu declare late Maharaja Hari Singh's ji birth anniversary as a public holiday, asserting that it was due to the state's former ruler that it became a part of India. Surinder Singh Gilli was speaking during the press conference, today asked the state government to take a "positive decision" on their demand on holiday on Birth anniversary of Maharaja Hari Singh Ji i.e on September 23, the birth anniversary of last Dogra king, be declared a state holiday. He said that it failed to understand what was stopping the government from taking a decision on long-sta
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VC SKUAST-J for adopting dairy farming with focus on value addition of milk
7/11/2020 12:16:06 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July 10: Vice Chancellor, SKUAST-Jammu, Professor J. P Sharma, advised the farmers to adopt dairy farming in a big way with focus on value addition of milk. He was speaking at the inaugural ceremony of a two-day training for dairy farmers on ‘Prevention and Effective Control of Production Diseases’ organized by FVSc & AH, SKUAST-Jammu at its R.S Pura campus and sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi. Vice Chancellor said that
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BSP expresses concern over increase in murderous attacks
7/11/2020 12:15:54 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Bahujan Samaj Party J&K held a press conference today at Head Quarter at Jammu, while interacting with the media persons S.R Majotra President BSP J&K expressed serious concern over the day to day increased murderess attacks on the poor people. The non serious approach by the police for registration and stern action against the culprits under relevant laws (Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribe Prevention of Atrocities Act 1989) even the police officers tryin
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J&K UT plans to provide tap connection to all rural households by 2020
7/11/2020 12:07:40 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: Jammu and Kashmir government plans to provide tap water to all rural households by 2020 in the Union Territory (UT). Union Minister of Jal Shakti Gajendra Singh held discussion with J&K Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu through Video Conference for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission on Friday, a Press Information Bureau (PIB) press release said this evening. Union government is committed to providing assured basic services to the people living in rura
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M Raju reviews development projects in Anantnag
7/11/2020 12:07:13 AM
Early Times Report ANANTNAG, July 10: Secretary Planning, Development & Monitoring Department, M Raju, today reviewed progress on various development projects being executed in the district under PDD, PHE, Flood, RDD Health, Education, Agriculture and allied sectors during an officers meeting held here today. District Development Commissioner, K.K Sidha, through a Power Point Presentation gave detailed information about the physical and financial achievements registered under various centrally sponsored schemes in the district. The concerned officers briefly presented the progress achieved in their respective sectors besides apprising the Secretary about their issues and demands li
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HC grants time to file report regarding conduct of Amarnath Yatra
7/11/2020 12:06:10 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Division Bench of J&K High Court comprising Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Sanjay Dhar has directed to AAG Aseem Sawhney to file report regarding conduct of Amarnath Yatra amid COVID-19 positively on July 11, 2020. When the matter was taken-up for hearing, AAG Aseem Sawhney appearing for the UT submitted that he is in the process of compiling the reports received from eight districts that are involved in conduct of Shri Amar Nath Yatra and prays for short adjournment to file his report on record. It is worthwhile to mention here that Earlier, High Court directed AAG to place the proposal and decision of the Government with regard to the Shri Am
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GST intelligence raids industrial units in Kathua
7/11/2020 12:06:04 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) officers of Jammu & Kashmir regional unit with assistance from officers of Chandigarh Zonal Unit of DGGI have raided three premises of manufacturers of TMT Saria and Cement located at Kathua. A total of about 30 officers were involved in this operation. During the search operations gross irregularities were found in records maintained by these companies. The initial estimates of tax evasion in one unit is estimated to be around 3.60 crore for a period covering August 2019 to March 2020 only. During search operations, the officers have seized many evidences from these premises and a detailed scrutiny of rec
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Justice still eludes families of Ramnagar children died after consuming spurious drug
7/11/2020 12:05:57 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Nearly six-month back Central government had announced to conduct investigation of pediatric deaths due to unknown reason in Ramnagar area of Udhampur district but nothing has been done so far. Families of victim children are still waiting for justice because poor children had lost their lives due to spurious medicine. 11 children died of an unknown disease and six others took ill in a span of 15 days in Ramnagar tehsil here. The 11 children, who belonged to over a dozen villages in a radius of over 30 kms in Ramnagar, were either attended by local quacks or medical assistants. Ten children between the age group of two months to six years have died in
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People defies ban offer prayers in mosques, main shrines remained closed in Kashmir
7/11/2020 12:05:08 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: Defying ban people offered congregational Friday prayers in small and interior mosques in the Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, where all shrines and Jamia Masjids remained closed since March this year due to COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors and other experts have time and again cautioned people not to take Coronavirus lightly and take all preventive measures, including wearing masks avoid going to crowded places, to prevent the spread of this pandemic in the valley, where the number of positive cases has witnessed increase every passing day. People today offered Fridays prayers in small and interior mosques in the Kashmir valley though
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Judge Small Causes acquits all accused
Violation of Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC
7/11/2020 12:04:58 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: In a significant order, Court of Judge Small Causes, Srinagar, headed by Yahaya Firdous has dismissed various charge sheets filed against the accused persons for violating order(s) under Section 144 CrPC passed by the District Magistrate, Srinagar to contain the spread of CoVid-19 virus in the disrtict Srinagar. The charge sheets were filed in 09 FIRs registered by various Police Stations under different Sections of the Indian Penal Code which include Sec. 188 IPC (Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant), Sec. 269 IPC (Negligent act likely to spread infection of disease dangerous to life) and Sec. 270 IPC (Malignant act likely to
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Advisor Baseer Khan reviews arrangements for Amarnathji Yatra
7/11/2020 12:04:31 AM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, July 10: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today convened a high-level meeting to review arrangements for smooth conduct of the Amarnathji Yatra, 2020. Threadbare discussion was held on various issues regarding the annual pilgrimage which inter alia included traffic, food supply, Health services, fire safety measures, electricity, water supply, telecom connectivity, disaster management, accurate weather forecasting services, and other issues. A
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Training programme for J&K teachers concludes
7/11/2020 12:04:11 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Ampersand Group, an end-to-end school management services provider successfully concluded the five-day online Professional Development Program in Early Childhood Education under the Samagra Shiksha on a pilot basis which was held from June 25-30, 2020. The teachers who participated in the training hailed from Anantnag, Bandipora, Baramulla, Budgam, Ganderbal, Kulgam, Kupwara, Pulwama, Shopian, and Srinagar. The pilot project which had the participation of 40 teachers across 40 schools was led by Dr. Reeta Sonawat, Director, Academics and Training, Ampersand Group who specialises in the Early Childhood Education (ECCE) programme covered modules such as
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SANGARSH announces main functionaries of CEB for 2020-22
7/11/2020 12:04:03 AM
Early Times Report Rajouri, July 10: Sangarsh - A Civic Movement for Justice, Equality, Peace, Prosperity and Brotherhood which is working for the cause of society since it’s inception in 2007, today in a press conference has announced the top functionaries of Central Executive Body for the years 2020-22 which include Prof.Haqeeqat Singh Ishar as Chairman, Prof. Shabir Hussain Shah as Convener and Sh. Vikrant Sharma as President. Interacting with media persons at Rajouri the Founder General Secretary of the movement Dr. Suresh Sangarshi opined that keeping in to consideration the prevailing situation across the globe and especially in our country due to pandemic COVID-19 the Ad
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System of providing personal security needs a thorough review: Brig Gupta
7/11/2020 12:03:57 AM
Early Times Report Jammu , July 10: Aggrieved by the cold blooded murder of a complete family of the nationalists in the near vicinity of a police station and with 10 PSOs detailed for their protection, Brig Veteran Anil Gupta, Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party has called for a thorough review of the entire gamut of providing security to the threatened people. Despite the fact that there was a threat to their lives and heightened security alert due to the anniversary of the killing of Burhan Wani, the terrorists have been able to approach the target at will and murder three members of a family speaks very poor of the entire system. Such outrageous and cowardly act of the terroris
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Churangoo’s derogatory remarks bring vast criticism
7/11/2020 12:03:49 AM
EarlyTimes Report JAMMU, July 10:People of migrant camps have expressed their grave resentment and criticized over the derogatory remarks and use of unparliamentary language by BJP spokesperson Ashwani Kumar Churangoo against social activist Sunil Pandita during a live TV channel debate here today. Social activist from Jagti camp was an invited panelist in a local TV channel and among other panelists Ashwani Kumar Churangoo ,BJP spokesperson was also participating in the same debate which was aired as live debate show on July 9 evening by the channel. During the course of discussion Churangoo expressed displeasure over a querry of Sunil and he lost his cool.He used abusive and
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GDC Ramgarh organizes awareness programme
7/11/2020 12:03:42 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: On the eve of World Population Day , Govt. Degree College, Ramgarh, conducted door-to-door campaign to make general public aware about the importance of the day and to raise awareness about the exploding world population. The aim of this campaign was to pay great attention towards the reproductive health problems of the community as it is the leading cause of the ill health as well as death of the pregnant women worldwide. This campaign helps to update the knowledge among the people towards their reproductive health and family planning. Prof. (Dr.) Meeru Abrol, shared her views regarding the celebration of the day as “What happens when the population in
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Many join Aam Aadmi Party
7/11/2020 12:03:41 AM
Early times Report Jammu, July 10: Impressed by the policies of Aam Aadmi Party and sincere efforts of Youth Incharge Gandhi Nagar Assembly Sher Singh and Assembly Incharge Gandhi Nagar Jammu Mehar Singh Sudan in coordination of Raj Kumar Nischal and Gurmeet Singh, Liyakat Ali and more than 20 persons from Gujjar communities of New Agra Chack, Suchetgarh Constituency joined Aam Aadmi Party. The new entrants were Mohd Liyakat Ali , Mohd Ali Hussain, Mohd Bagh Ali, Mohd Abdul Ganai, Md.
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KCWT organises Ayurvedic medical camp
7/11/2020 12:03:05 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Kotli Colony Welfare Trust (KCWT) today organised a medical camp at ward no 48 Guru Ravi das Sabha community hall. The camp was organized in collaboration with Director ISM Dr Mohan Singh and Coordination of ADMO office Jammu. The camp was inaugurated by SDPO East Jammu Bikram Kumar in presence of SHO Bagh -e-bahu Kirti Sharma, Inspector Bishnesh Kumar and PP Narwal Vikas Jasrotia thereby throwing it open for all people. SDPO Bikram Kumar emphasised ove
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GGM Science College organises online inter college poster making competition
7/11/2020 12:02:41 AM
Jammu, July 10: Women’s Studies Centre of GGM Science college, Jammu organised an online inter college poster making competition on the occasion of world population day celebrated on the 11th of july on the theme “Population control: The road to a healthy society”. The competition was held under the patronage of the principal Dr Ravender Tickoo. This creative exercise provided a unique platform for the students to display their talent in the shape of design and content of the posters. Thirty five students from different colleges participated in the event. The first position was bagged by Joosmeena Tabassum from GDC Kokernag and Bhavesh Singh of School of Sciences, Cluster University.The se
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JKBOA holds condolence meet
7/11/2020 12:02:35 AM
Early Times Report Jammu , July 10: A Condolence meeting of the Jammu and Kashmir Bank Officers Association JKBOA Jammu Unit under the presidentship of Anil Sharma and Arjun Singh Rathore General Secretary was held at the Union Office Hari Singh Nagar Janipur. A two minutes silence was observed in the memory of one of our colleague Mr. Bilal Ahmed Mir lastly posted at JK Bank Handwara, who died after battling with Covid for the last two weeks. He was tested positive for COVID19 on & was shi
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Kavinder takes stock of basic amenities in Gandhi Nagar constituency
7/11/2020 12:01:50 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Former Deputy Chief Minister & senior BJP leader, Kavinder Gupta conducted an extensive visit to the interiors Raipur Satwari, Belicharana, and Qasim Nagar areas falling in Gandhi Nagar Constituency, and reviewed the status of public amenities available to the public. At one of the location visited, while addressing the gathering Gupta said, Modi Government’s development policy is based on consistency and clarity. Asserting that the union Government has a very strong development policy, Gupta said it is making a distinction and the J&K has witnessed a vast inflow of funds for the development projects in the Union Territory and this policy is bearing fru
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Rs 75 cr annual action plan approved for horticulture sector in J&K
7/11/2020 12:01:50 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: An annual action plan worth Rs 75 crore has been approved holistic development of Horticulture sector in Jammu and Kashmir for the current fiscal year. An official spokesperson said that Principal Secretary Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal and Sheep Husbandry departments, Navin Kumar Choudhary on Friday chaired a State Level Empowered Committee (SLEC) meeting of Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH). He said the committee approved
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NSF protests against reappointment of JKBOSE chairperson
7/11/2020 12:01:00 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: The activists of National Secular Forum (NSF) today held a strong demonstration against the UT administration for fraudulently granting another two year term to Prof Veena Pandita as chairperson of J&K Board of School Education without conducting the interview. The activists, while following the social distancing norms, raised slogans against Advisor K K Sharma, who holds portfolio of School Education Department, and Principal Secretary Asgar Samoon for giving approval to the re-appointment of Prof Veena Pandita. They were also carrying pla-cards highlighting demand for revocation of appointment order. Addressing the activists, Dr Vikas Sharma, NSF st
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AJKPC demands security audit to ensure safety of Panchayat members
7/11/2020 12:00:53 AM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: Expressing concern over killings of political workers and elected Panchayat members in Kashmir, All Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Conference (AJKPC) on Friday requested the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister to immediately direct the UT administration for a comprehensive security audit to ensure fool-proof safety of Panchayat members in all vulnerable areas. “The killing of political workers and elected Panchayat members is a matter of concern for all. Family members of our Sarpanches and Panches are living under constant fear psychosis in such a hostile atmosphere. We appeal to the Prime Minister and the Union Home Minister to
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DC Reasi convenes meeting of District Environment Committee
7/11/2020 12:00:51 AM
Early Times Report REASI, July 10: Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib, who is also the Chairperson of District Environment Committee Reasi, today convened a meeting with the district officers to review implementation of the decisions taken in the last meeting of District Environment Plan Committee. Additional Deputy Commissioner, Rajinder Kumar Sharma, Assistant Commissioner Development, Dr Anirudh Rai ACD, DMO Shafiq Ahmed, DFO, Jyotsana, CMO Dr. Rajeev Sharma, CEO Mushtaq Ahmed besides
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ABVP Jammu demands roll back of semester system
7/11/2020 12:00:30 AM
Early times Report Jammu, July 10: Activists of Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) Jammu Mahanagar staged a strong protest at Parade Chowk against the semester system in Under Graduate courses. The protest held at Parade Chowk near Women College . The Karyakartas of ABVP holding hand written posters in hands demanding Roll back semester system in Under Graduate courses across Jammu and Kashmir. While addressing the media Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad Jammu and Kashmir State Secre
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BMS oppose amendment in labour laws
7/11/2020 12:00:01 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: A deputation of Bhartiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) today called on Member Parliament Shamsher Singh Manhas and opposed amendment in labour laws. According to press release, the delegation was led by Subash Verma state President BMS along with Ashok Choudhary General Secretary Harbans Choudhary, Chuni Lal and Ravi Kumar. They apprised the MP about anti-labour policies being pursued by the Central Govt and emphasized upon the government to desist from adopting ordi
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WSGNNJ appeals JMC to restart sanitation drive
7/10/2020 11:59:34 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: The Welfare Society Guru Nanak Nagar Jammu (WSGNNJ) has appealed Jammu Municipal Corporation to restart sanitation drive. Balwinder Singh Rinku President said that when there was lesser danger of spread of Corona Virus the Corporation had undertook the job of sanitation seriously but now when this danger is getting intensified day by day, surprisingly the corporation has totally withdrawn its hands from the same. He further said that ever since the new Corporators have taken to their offices the routine working of the Municipal Corporation has stalled and the regular workers and officers of the Corporation when approached with some complaint simply w
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ARTO Poonch starts vehicle trial services
7/10/2020 11:59:26 PM
Early Times Report POONCH, July 10: Due to COVID-19 crisis, many services of ARTO office were delayed and after lifting of few COVID-19 related restrictions by government of J&K, ARTO Poonch has started various services including vehicle trial by strictly imposing social distancing rules including hands sanitization During the trial, people were directed to maintain social distancing and use hand sanitization facility, that was also made available to the public on the spot. People, was due
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Horticulture Deptt organizes awareness camp
7/10/2020 11:59:01 PM
Jammu, July 10: The department of Horticulture Khour unit today organized farmers awareness camp under the on-going Kisan Pakhwada. Speaking on the occasion Block Development Council Chairperson Khour Baldev Raj urged the orchardists to take full benefit of credit facilities under various schemes by registering themselves under KCC.He also called for mass awareness of farmers welfare schemes with the aim of doubling the farmers income. Later, Horticulture development officer Khour Dr Amit Sara
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Former Minister Randhir Singh demands dry port in Ghatti
7/10/2020 11:58:18 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: Former Minister Thakur Randhir Singh has demanded setting up of dry port through SIDCO at village Forlan in Ghatti area of district Kathua. In a statement, Singh said that government land is available in Forlan village and the government had also started land acquisition process but instead of completing the process the government has decided to establish the port in Samba, where private land would be acquired. “Patwar Forlan is a right place where a big industrial hub has been set up by acquiring thousand acres of fertile land on the national highway as this place was visited by Lt Governor, his advisor K K Sharma and DC Kathua with revenue team man
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625 kg poppy seized from Punjab-bound truck in JK, driver held
7/10/2020 11:58:12 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10 : Police on Friday seized 625 kilogram of poppy from a Punjab-bound truck on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway here, following which the driver of the vehicle was arrested, officials said. A police party intercepted a truck coming from Kashmir in the Suketar area of Jhajjar Kotli on the city outskirts and during its checking recovered the contraband concealed in 25 bags, they said. The driver of the truck, identified as Sukhvinder Singh of Ludhiana, Punjab, was arrested, the officials said, adding the vehicle was seized. An FIR was registered in police station Jhajjar Kotli in this regard and further investigation is underway, they said.
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Awareness camp organized at Ramgarh Samba
7/10/2020 11:58:05 PM
Early Times Report SAMBA, July 10: A Block Level Kissan awareness camp under Kisan Pakhwada was today organized at Jarh Abtal Block Ramgarh of district Samba in collaboration with Agriculture, Horticulture, Animal Husbandry and other allied departments. More than 150 farmers of block Ramgarh and adjoining area participated in the camp. All farmers were made aware about various schemes besides benefits of KCC and how they can apply for KCC. Several banks have filled 100 KCC forms out of which 20 Kisan Credit Cards were issued on the spot by J&K Bank Ramgarh. Dignitaries from the organizing departments briefed the farmers about schemes and activities of their department and role of KCC to
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BJP demands security for political workers facing threats in J-K
7/10/2020 10:36:14 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: The Jammu and Kashmir unit of the BJP on Friday demanded security for political workers of different parties who are facing threats, asserting that they are upholding democracy in the union territory. It said sarpanches and heads of local bodies should also be provided the security cover as Pakistan wants to “destroy” the democratic process in J and K. “It is very important to provide security to all the active political workers of all the political parties -- be it the NC, the PDP, the Congress or the the BJP -- who have threat perception,” BJP’s J and K unit president Ravinder Raina said here. “Those who participate in the democratic process make
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J-K begins process to provide high-speed broadband access to villages
7/10/2020 10:36:06 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: As Internet connectivity remains a major issue in conflict-ridden Jammu and Kashmir, the UT administration has started an exhaustive exercise to provide high-speed broadband access to all villages in J&K under the National Broadband Mission (NBA). The project envisages the socio-economic development of people across the Union Territory. Under the project, the administration has planned to provide over 4,000 Gram Panchayats high-speed optical fibre connectivity. For this purpose, the UT administration has constituted a high-level panel to be headed by the Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam, and comprises administrative secretaries of four major departme
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BJP gen secy Ram Madhav likely to visit Kashmir on July 12
7/10/2020 10:35:57 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT Srinagar, July 10: Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) National General Secretary Ram Madhav is all set to visit Kashmir on Sunday to offer condolences to the bereaved family members of slain BJP leader from north Kashmir’s Bandipora district Waseem Bari. Sources in the BJP said that Madhav has confirmed his visit to Kashmir with a sole aim of visiting Muslimabad residence of slain Bari in Bandipora district. “He will meet the wife and other family members of slain Waseem Bari and express his solidarity with the bereaved” sources said. Later, Madhav will also meet party workers in Srinagar,” they said, adding that the BJP General Secretary will reach Kashmir on Sunday morning
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Postal services resume in Srinagar following easing of COVID-19 lockdown
7/10/2020 10:35:44 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10: Postal services have resumed in the Kashmir Valley from Friday after lockdown imposed due to COVID-19 pandemic was eased. While private courier services were stalled during the lockdown due to the spread of the novel coronavirus, the main branch of the GPO in Srinagar was a life-saver for the people in the Valley during the lockdown. “It was important to protect the people from the disease so we had to stop some services. Now that all the services have resumed in their full capacity, people of the Valley will surely be benefitted. For the safety of our customers as well as our staff, we will follow all the guidelines, including wearing masks and mai
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J&K bank Corporate HQ in Srinagar remains closed for 2nd day
7/10/2020 10:35:32 PM
Early times Report Srinagar, July 10: The Jammu and Kashmir bank Corporate Headquarters in Srinagar remained closed for the second successive day on Friday after 27 employees were tested positive for COVID-19. Alleging careless attitude of J&K bank management, the employees have expressed concerned over their safety and the safety of their families in view of many employees already being exposed to their COVID-19 positive colleagues, increasing the risk of getting more persons infected at the Headquarters. Sources said that the employees have been asked to report to work on Monday unless communicated otherwise. “The bank has closed the offices for Thursday and Friday in view of positive
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Power shut down
7/10/2020 10:34:59 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, July, 10: Superintending Engineer, (Distribution) JPDCL, O&M Circle, Kathua has informed that for erection of 11 KV line for shifting of electrical utilities on Billawar Phinter Road by M/S Alliance Transcon Pvt Ltd, the power supply to PHE Billawar will remain affected on July 11, 13 and 15 (03 days) from 7 am to 2 pm.
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Pak shells border areas in Rajouri, Army personnel martyred
7/10/2020 10:34:52 PM
Early times REport Jammu, July 10: A 36-year old Army personnel was martyred in a ceasefire violation by the Pakistan Army along the Line of Control (LoC) in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, officials said. Pakistani troops opened fire and shelled forward posts along the LoC in Nowshera sector in the early hours. Havildar Sambur Gurung was injured in the firing and rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to injuries. Indian troops guarding the borderline retaliated, resulting in exchanges, they said. A defence spokesman said, “Havildar Sambur Gurung was a brave, highly motivated and a sincere soldier. The nation will always remain indebted to him for his suprem
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Court reject bail of employee who duped Rs 12 lakh
7/10/2020 10:34:45 PM
Early times Report Jammu July 10: Sub-Judge Jammu Pawan Sharma after hearing APP Puja Nijhon rejected the bail application of Rakesh Kumar an employee of Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art and Culture and Language, who has withdrawn 12,23,900/- (Twelve Lakh Twenty three Thousand Nine Hundred) by fraud and cheating from official account. Sub- Judge Jammu Pawan Sharma after hearing APP Puja Nijhon for the UT whereas Adv Vinod Kumar Sharma for the applicant observed that applicant accused is working in Public Office and hence his responsibility is more than others. He has withdrawn a huge sum by forging signatures and the money is public money. As far the punishment is concerned the offenc
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Curbs likely to be back as COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in Valley
7/10/2020 10:34:37 PM
Early times Report SRINAGAR, July 10: With the Covid-19 cases and deaths in Kashmir witnessing surge since the lockdown was eased, the authorities are mulling re-imposing some restrictions to contain the spread of the disease. Sources in administration said officials are closely monitoring the situation on a daily basis and if the death rate continues to rise, then lockdown might be re-imposed. The Valley including Srinagar has witnessed a surge in cases and deaths after business and trade activities were allowed. Jammu and Kashmir has recorded a total of 9,261 cases and 149 deaths of which, the Valley accounts for 7,319 cases and 135 deaths. Of the 10 districts in Kashmir, nine have
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Lavender growers in J&K urge use of technology to boost domestic industry
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7/10/2020 10:34:29 PM
Early times Report Jammu, July 10: Lavender growers in the mountainous districts of Doda and Kishtwar have appealed to the Jammu and Kashmir administration to frame policies and introduce technology to augment lavender flower production in the hilly region to give the domestic industry a boost. Lavender is believed to be a hard crop and grown for the production of its essential oil, which comes from the distillation of the flower spikes of certain lavender species. The oil has cosmetic uses and is believed to have some medicinal uses as well. The farmers, who are growing lavender under the Union Government’s Aroma Mission, feels that by adopting farming of unconventional aromatic plan
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NGT seeks report on dumping of solid municipal waste in Wullar Lake
7/10/2020 10:34:16 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, July 10 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to file an action taken report on alleged dumping of solid municipal waste in the Wullar Lake. Hearing an petition filed by social activist Raja Muzaffar Bhat, the NGT on Wednesday directed the collector of Baramulla district and the Pollution Control Board of Jammu and Kashmir to file a factual report and an action taken report by the next date of hearing on October 15. “In view of the allegation and photographs annexed, we find it necessary to require a factual and action taken report from the member secretary of state Wetland Authority, Collector of Baramulla
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FC Revenue visits district Ramban, inspects NH-44 four laning construction work
7/10/2020 10:33:46 PM
Early Times Report RAMBAN, July 10: Finance Commissioner (FC), Revenue J&K, Dr. Pawan Kotwal who is also the Nodal Officer, National Highway Four Laning Project today visited district Ramban and inspected NH-44 construction sites from Banihal to Nashri. He directed the NHAI and other departments to expedite the pace of construction work to complete the Jammu -Srinagar, National Highway upto international standard which is the priority of the government. Deputy Commissioner (DC), R
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Jammu shopping mall fire under control, no human injury
7/10/2020 10:33:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, July 10: The devastating fire that broke out in shopping mall here at Bakshi Nagar area has been brought under control after almost 5-hour long operation by police, fire fighters and locals, an official here said. A fire broke out in Vishal Mega Mart at Bakshi Nagar in Jammu West on Friday morning. Police said that some locals on seeing smoke coming out of the building, informed them and police party was dispatched from the nearby police station, which is just 20
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