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Jammu University V-C ‘misleads’ NAAC team
9/28/2016 12:02:12 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: The Vice- Chancellor of Jammu University (JU) on Tuesday, allegedly misled the Peer Team of National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) by claiming that Jammu University is all set to "conquer the moon" and it functions systematically. Sources told Early Times the Vice-Chancellor made exaggerated claims before the NAAC team, which is currently on 4-day visit to the varsity for Cycle-III of assessment and accreditation, on timely declaration of results and e-connectivity of departmental libraries with Central Library. The Vice-Chancellor, according to the sources gave a power-point presentation before the visiting experts and highlighted the achievements of varsity on different spheres. "The Vice-Chancellor claimed that several reforms have been made in Examination Wing owing to which results (both evaluation and re-evaluation) are being declared in time. "Whereas, it's an open secret that 90 percent of the results get delayed beca...
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Azad shuts Congress doors for the time being
`New faces to join at appropriate time'
9/28/2016 12:02:06 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: Entry of several prominent leaders from different political parties in Congress has been put on hold by Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha and the tallest Congress leader in Jammu and Kashmir, who has indicated his return to the state politics. Notwithstanding the eagerness of the leaders and the clearance of PCC president G A Mir, Azad is learnt to have suggested the party high command that most appropriate time for the entry of aspirants had not comer yet. Pertinent to mention that former National Congress leader from Suchetgarh Taranjit Singh Tony, former minister and PDP leader Gharu Choudhary, former MLA and BJP leader Ashwa...
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Angry Jammu, insensitive BJP
No ex-gratia to Uri martyrs
9/28/2016 12:01:58 AM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 27: Jammu is turning more and more angry with the BJP with each day. Many social and political groups have taken the refusal of the state government to announce ex-gratia for the families of the Uri martyrs - Ravi Paul and Karnail Singh - to mean a manifestation of the BJP's insensitivity and also its double and triple-speak. Not just social and political groups, the common people too have taken a serious exception to the official apathy towards the Jammu martyrs and the bereaved families. Most importantly, the political and social groups and the general populace are not directing their anger towards the PDP; they are directing their anger towards the BJP ...
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Efforts on to shield illegitimate beneficiaries'
'Fake Degree Scam in Forest Department'
9/28/2016 12:01:51 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: The higher authorities of Forest department are allegedly trying their best to shield over 150 beneficiaries' of 'Fake Promotion' Scam that was unearthed by Early Times recently. According to sources, taking cognizance Early Times reports, in an attempt to eye wash whistleblowers within the department the office of Chief Conservator of Forest Jammu had directed all Divisional Forest Officers of Jammu region to get verified the degrees from issuing authorities in the month of July. "Since the day, the order was issued by CCF, nothing has been done. In his order, the CCF had advised the all DFOs to get verified degree certificates from issuing authoriti...
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Amid Kashmir unrest, BJP ministers run transfer industry
9/28/2016 12:01:36 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: Proverb "Fishing In The Troubled Water" is best fitted on the BJP self styled "honest" Ministers who are shamelessly taking advantage of the prevailing turbulent situation in the Kashmir Valley by indulged into wholesale transfers of their respective departments. Even as PDP ministers in the government are busy in taking steps to restore peace in the Valley, their counterparts of BJP are brazenly taking advantage of the prevailing turmoil to accomplish agendas of the influential power brokers on whose directions BJP ministers are working. Credible sources in the corridors of power revealed that during the last nearly three months, BJP ministers have e...
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As Srinagar limps towards normalcy, miscreants block peripheries
People reject separatists, their ideology
9/28/2016 12:01:30 AM
"This shutdown is not taking us anywhere. We are the verge of facing starvation. We have decided to open our shops come what may. We have been threatened even Mukhbir was written on the shutters of our shops but we are least bothered about the consequences as we know it very well that Azadi is nothing but a myth," Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: Police launching a massive crackdown against the stone pelters and the henchmen, who were orchestrating street protests across Kashmir for the past three months, is giving sleepless nights to separatists as they have seen the writing on the wall that people have rejected them and their ideology. Sources said as a last ditch attemp...
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Politically affluent warm up race to Jammu Health Services headship
9/28/2016 12:01:13 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: With three days left for the superannuation of incumbent Director Health Services (DHS) Jammu, the politically backed aspirants have put their stakes for the said post and reportedly are running to their heavyweight political masters for their blessings. As expected, the race for this prestigious post has begun and besides those eligible for the coveted chair, many juniors having strong political backing too have staked their claims. Well placed sources within health department said that with so many claimants, there is likelihood of the 'financial aspect' playing a significant role in the selection of the candidate for the post of Director Health Se...
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Only two ministers venture out, albeit not beyond district headquarters ….!
As Mehbooba makes fresh call for reaching out to people….
9/28/2016 12:01:06 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: Even as the Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti reiterated in the meeting two days back what she has been asking her party ministers to increase accessibility and interaction with the people in their respective constituencies, the fresh call is yet to be followed in spirit. A couple of senior ministers did take the cue and went out for the first time post two month long unrest in Kashmir, but their visit too remained confined to district headquarters. Sources said following fresh emphasis on need for ministers to move out and reach out to people, a couple of senior ministers stepped out of the Civil Secretariat office chambers on Monday to distribute Indir...
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Now, 'Birbal' heaps praises on Geelani, Mirwaiz
9/28/2016 12:01:00 AM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: In his bid to earn the goodwill of separatist leaders, Education Minister Naeem Akhtar has lavished praises on hardline Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani and so-called moderate leader Mirwaiz Umar Farooq. Akhtar, who is known in the media as Birbal for his petty political moves, said at a function in Srinagar the other day that Geelani and Mirwaiz had completed their education despite many odds. Akhtar did not stop here and continued to heap praises on the Hurriyat hawk. He said Geelani has written a beautiful book 'Wular Ke Kinare' in which he has documented his struggle right from early childhood and how despite immense hardships he never gave up t...
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MC to undertake Scientific Waste Management in Budgam town
9/27/2016 11:20:38 PM
Early Times Report Budgam, Sept 27: The Municipal Committee (MC) Budgam has finally decided to undertake scientific waste management in the town to manage its garbage which has been a matter of serious concern for authorities as well as local public. Municipal Committee Budgam will be the first town committee in Jammu & Kashmir which would undertake this kind of work by collecting garbage from door to door and segregating it at the source. The committee further plans to make bio-fertilizer from the biodegradable / wet waste for which local district administration has provided a piece of land to the Municipal Committee where composting pits have been constructed. Details available with E...
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12 Indian, 1 PoK truck loads cross LoC
Business as usual at LoC
9/27/2016 11:20:29 PM
S Tahir-ul Haq Early Times Report Baramulla, Sept 27: The barter trade resumed at LoC today post Uri attack in which 19 Indian soldiers were martyred. The trade was also halted due to continuous strike in Kashmir valley from past two and half months. Meanwhile 12 trucks of goods from Indian side crossed LoC, one truck from PoK turned here in Salamabad Facilitation Center of Uri town in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. The trade on Srinagar-Muzaffarabad road between the two sides of Kashmir was suspended on July 12, while as the Karwan-e Aman bus service was also passed on from either sides of the Line of Control on Sept 19. Trader Nazir Ahmad (name changed) said that the provi...
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Polytechnic college student booked under sedition charges
Curfew relaxed at Kishtwar, no untoward incident reported
9/27/2016 10:56:10 PM
Early Times Report Kishtwar, Sept 27: In their continuous drive against the anti-national elements, police last night arrested a polytechnic college student from his residence here and booked him on the charges of sedition. He was wanted in FIR No 174/2016 registered against him at police station, Kishtwar. Police sources said cops raided the house of Syed Manzoor Ahmed at Tund near here and arrested his son Syed Asif (22), a polytechnic college student. He was arrested by police at ar...
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Govt fails to provide solar power to Hospitals, Educational Institutions, shrines
9/27/2016 10:54:31 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 27: Despite government claims that serious efforts are being made to harness Renewable Energy, the state government has failed to install solar generators at all the hospitals, educational institutions and shrines in the state. The J&K Energy Development Agency, a unit of Department of Science and Technology (JKEDA) which is the nodal agency for the project started the process of harnessing solar power in the state in 2014 to cope up the ever increasing power crisis. Under this program, many important institution including hospitals, sub district hospitals and community health centers had been already covered. Sources said the department has failed in...
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Centre considers IWT review, JK seeks amendments
9/27/2016 10:54:25 PM
Saqib Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 27: As Government of India is considering of review the Indus Water Treaty post Uri, the Jammu and Kashmir government has demanded amendments in the existing provisions of the Treaty. Following Uri attack, Union government is considering to abrogate the Indus Water Treaty to send a strong message to Pakistan and Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said blood and water can't flow together. Meanwhile, in Jammu and Kashmir, all political parties have been seeking amendments in the Treaty and had raised the issue with the Centre number of times even before the Uri attack. The Indus Waters Treaty is a water-sharing treaty between India and Paki...
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Govt neglects new administrative units of Doda
Units still await development
9/27/2016 10:54:21 PM
Bijay Charak Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: The government seems in no mood to undertake development of new administrative units of Doda district. 'Gundana' now a tehsil, situated 40 kilometers away from district headquarter Doda, came into being three years back but nothing including schools or hospitals have changed in any manner. Mohammadd Iqbal, a local told Early Times 'Gundana' is getting a tehsil status but the development of the area is still elusive. On account of road development, the road from Doda to Gundana constructed by Public Works Department (PWD) in 2009 but black topping has not been done till date. Eight kilometer road stretch from Patana to Gundana where...
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J&K: “Blood and water can't flow together”
Indus Water Treaty
9/27/2016 10:54:13 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 27: PM Narendra Modi on September 25 chaired an important meeting. The meeting was on the 1960 Indus Water Treaty under which Pakistan gets over 80 per cent of the waters from the Chenab, Jhelum and Sindhu Rivers and India doesn't even 20 per cent. The meeting took place at a time when the relations between India and Pakistan are at the lowest ebb and the people in Jammu and Kashmir are anticipating a war between the two nations; when there is consensus in the country that India must take Pakistan head on by taking certain punitive measures against the rogue nation. During the meeting, the Prime Minister discussed the pluses and minuses of the Treaty whi...
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CM tells Secys to crack whip on 'absent employees'
9/27/2016 10:54:06 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 27: The Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti has asked Secretaries of all the departments to intensify crackdown on government employees who are found absent in their offices. Sources said that the Chief Minister has taken cognizance of some official reports which say that there has been no visible improvement in attendance in some government offices in Kashmir valley. Sources told Early Times that Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday afternoon held a detailed meeting in civil Secretariat over the functioning of government offices in the state especially in the valley. "During the meeting it was informed that a large number of employees are not atten...
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Grenade attack on SSB camp in Soura
9/27/2016 10:52:47 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 27: Suspected militants on Tuesday evening lobbed a grenade towards a camp of paramilitary SSB at Soura area of city here. According to a police officer, the militants targeted 47 Battalion of SSB stationed in a Pandit house at Bilal Colony in Soura but no one was hurt in the explosion. "The grenade exploded with a big bang but there were no injuries," he said. The officer said that following the attack, a search operation was started in the area but no one was detained. "The man-hunt for the attackers is on," he added....
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PG student writes 'micro' instead of 'macro' before HC bench
Had sought direction to govt to appoint him as JSA
9/27/2016 10:52:33 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Sept 27: The state high court today directed the chief secretary to furnish details of all the appointees in planning and statistical department in last 20 years after a candidate seeking job in the department failed to write a brief exam ordered by it. The job aspirant along with other candidates had filed a petition, urging the court to direct the government to issue formal appointment orders in their favour and appoint them against the posts of junior statistical assistants (JSAs). The government had joined issue about the degree certificates of petitioners on the ground that the university which had issued the degree was not recognized either by UG...
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Against wishes of state, IPS officer gets extension of 3 more yrs
9/27/2016 10:52:04 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: Against the wishes of state government, an IPS officer of J&K cadre has got extension in his central deputation by three more years. Keshav Ram Choursia, a 2003 batch IPS officer, had proceeded on central deputation in June 2012 and was posted in CBI. His deputation period expired in June this year. Police sources said while the state, which was faced with the shortage of senior police officers, had been trying to call him back, he managed to get his central deputation extended by three more years. His deputation would now expire in 2019. The decision to extend his deputation was taken by the CBI selection board in its meeting held in New Delhi a f...
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Dearth of options leads to decline in student registration at DDE
VC 'hatches conspiracy' to take away practicals from curricular
9/27/2016 10:51:58 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Sept 27: The apathetic approach of the officers at the helm of affairs have resulted in the decline of student registration at the directorate of distance education of Jammu University, wherein students are not opting JU after subjects involving practical work have been taken off from the curricular. According to highly placed sources, the vice chancellor Jammu University in connivance of director Distance education have collaborated in the removal of subjects having practical options, due to which there is steep decline in the number of students. Sources revealed that Academic Session 2014-15 saw 212 students opted for Geography, 162 for Psychology, 33 for...
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Angry Jammu, insensitive BJP
No ex-gratia to Uri martyrs
9/27/2016 10:51:51 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Sept 27: Jammu is turning more and more angry with the BJP with each day. Many social and political groups have taken the refusal of the state government to announce ex-gratia for the families of the Uri martyrs - Ravi Paul and Karnail Singh - to mean a manifestation of the BJP's insensitivity and also its double and triple-speak. Not just social and political groups, the common people too have taken a serious exception to the official apathy towards the Jammu martyrs and the bereaved families. Most importantly, the political and social groups and the general populace are not directing their anger towards the PDP; they are directing their anger towards the BJ...
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Miscreants target civilian with stones in old city
Stone pelting incident leads to death of a girl, her sister sustains injuries
9/27/2016 10:51:41 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Sept 27: A stone pelting incident in an area of summer capital of the state led to the death of a girl while as her sister sustained injuries during the same incident. In the meantime, a person sustained injuries after miscreants pelted stones on him in the Eidgah area. Reports said that a group of youth appeared on the main road in the Parimpora area and started pelting stones on the police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. The stone pelting led to chaos in the area and the movement of private vehicles was badly hampered in the Parimpora as well as adjacent areas. While there was disturbance in the area driver of a Scor...
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Mushrooming of cement plants adding to health deterioration
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School without water
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Prof. Chaman Lal Gupta hail external affair minister statement
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