Unlock 2: Schools, cinemas to remain shut; domestic flights, train services to be expanded

Unlock 2: Schools, cinemas to remain shut; domestic flights, train services to be expanded

New Delhi: The government on Monday night issued guidelines for the month-long ‘Unlock 2’ — the “phased re-opening” of activities that had been barred to contain the coronavirus spread in the country — and said educational institutions, Metro Rail services, cinema halls and gyms will continue to remain closed. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) […]

2nd COVID-19 death of the day in Kashmir as 45-year-old Anantnag man dies at SMHS

2nd COVID-19 death of the day in Kashmir as 45-year-old Anantnag man dies at SMHS

Srinagar: Kashmir valley reported second COVID-19 death of the day on Monday after a 45-yearman from Bijbehara in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district died at SMHS Hospital Srinagar. The middle aged man, who was admitted to the hospital on Sunday with bilateral pneumonia, died this afternoon even as he tested COVID-19 positive. The man’s death has […]

HC permits J&K Bank to begin online registration for recruitment

HC permits J&K Bank to begin online registration for recruitment

Srinagar: The J&K High Court has permitted the Jammu and Kashmir Bank to open online registration of candidates for selection process of Probationary Officers and Banking Associates. However, the court cautioned that the final selection list of candidates shall not be drawn, issued or published unless orders in that regard are sought from the Court […]

GoI bans 59 apps including China’s TikTok, SHAREit

GoI bans 59 apps including China’s TikTok, SHAREit

New Delhi: The government on Monday banned 59 mobile apps, including China’s TikTok, SHAREiT and WeChat, terming them prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity and national security. In an official statement, the IT Ministry said it has received many complaints from various sources, including several reports about misuse of some mobile apps available on Android and iOS […]

Bangladesh Defence Secretary dies of COVID-19

Bangladesh Defence Secretary dies of COVID-19

Dhaka,:  Bangladesh defence secretary Abdullah Al Mohsin Chowdhury died of coronavirus-related complications on Monday at a military hospital here. He was 57 and is survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. Chowdhury was admitted to Dhaka’s Combined Military Hospital on June 2 after he was tested positive for the coronavirus infection. Later, he […]

JKRTC imposes penalty of Rs 1.7 lakh on 2 conductors

JKRTC imposes penalty of Rs 1.7 lakh on 2 conductors

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation on Monday imposed a total penalty of over Rs 1.7 lakh on its two conductors and suspended the services of a driver for negligence of duty, an official statement said. Managing Director, JKRTC, Angrez Singh Rana issued these orders on the recommendations and reports submitted by general […]

Tihar Jail prisoner stabbed to death by inmate

Tihar Jail prisoner stabbed to death by inmate

New Delhi:  A prisoner was stabbed to death by another inmate inside Delhi’s Tihar Jail on Monday suspectedly because of an old enmity, an official said. Mohammad Mehtab, 27, was stabbed multiple times, including on his stomach and neck, by a sharp metal object allegedly by Zakir, 21, at central jail 8/9 around 6 am. […]

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

Iran issues arrest warrant for Trump, asks Interpol to help

Tehran: Iran has issued an arrest warrant and asked Interpol for help in detaining President Donald Trump and dozens of others it believes carried out the drone strike that killed a top Iranian general in Baghdad, a local prosecutor reportedly said on Monday. While Trump faces no danger of arrest, the charges underscore the heightened […]

COVID-19: Court seeks response from Tihar jail on separatist leader Shabir Shah’s plea

COVID-19: Court seeks response from Tihar jail on separatist leader Shabir Shah’s plea

New Delhi: A Delhi Court Monday sought response from Tihar jail authority on a plea of Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah, arrested in two separate cases of alleged militancy financing, seeking a separate cell in Tihar central jail in the wake of coronavirus pandemic. Special Judge Dharmendra Rana issued notice to the jail superintendent with […]

Last known militants from main town Anantnag, Doda district killed

Last known militants from main town Anantnag, Doda district killed

Anantnag: The last surviving militants from main town Anantnag and Doda district in Jammu region were among three militants killed Monday morning in a gunfight with government forces here in Anantnag district. Though the police have officially confirmed the identity of only the militant from Doda, sources in police have said that the other slain are from […]

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