NGO Athrout donates 6 mobile ventilators to CD hospital

NGO Athrout donates 6 mobile ventilators to CD hospital

Srinagar: A non-government organisation Athrout has donated six mobile ventilators to Chest and Disease hospital here. With the rise in Covid-19 cases in Kashmir, only 95 ventilators are available with associated hospitals with many of them defunct. Doctors say that ventilators are needed because the virus attacks the lungs, and these patients need ventilators for […]

Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir see their dreams being shattered by unending lockdown

Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir see their dreams being shattered by unending lockdown

Srinagar: Young women entrepreneurs in Kashmir who had recently started businesses that depended on the internet for marketing or for online orders are now in despair as last year’s lockdown has been followed by the COVID 19 lockdown in the valley. After completing her bachelor’s in business administration from Kashmir University, Huma Amin had started […]

Street vendors without livelihood, getting no govt help

Street vendors without livelihood, getting no govt help

Srinagar: The coronavirus scare and lockdown in Kashmir has made people either so afraid of going out or unable to do so that street vendors have no one to sell their wares to. Kashmir has seen many lockdowns over the years but street vendors were always able to eke out a living. Some went door […]

Boutique in Tral volunteers to make masks, gowns for medical workers

Boutique in Tral volunteers to make masks, gowns for medical workers

Srinagar: Amid reports of dearth of protective gear for healthcare workers and doctors dealing with coronavirus cases, many volunteers have started making masks as well as gowns for them. Aafu Reashi, 25, along with her sister and 20 workers from Batagung area of Tral in south Kashmir has taken an initiative to make protective garments for doctors. […]

Kashmir street vendors without livelihood, getting no govt help

Kashmir street vendors without livelihood, getting no govt help

File photo for representation  Srinagar: The coronavirus scare and lockdown in Kashmir has made people either so afraid of going out or unable to do so that street vendors have no one to sell their wares to. Kashmir has seen many lockdowns over the years but street vendors were always able to eke out a […]

Transport banned, drivers unable to earn a living

Transport banned, drivers unable to earn a living

SRINAGAR: The Covid-19 lockdown has left cab and vehicle drivers without a livelihood. Majeed Ahmad, 40, says he has been suffering since the lockdown imposed after abrogation of Article 370 and now there seems to be no end to it. “It has been almost eight months now since August that I am unable to work. […]

Arrests, appeals mark first day of nation-wide lockdown

Elderly people out on streets tell SSP Baramulla, ‘We have nothing to worry, nothing will happen to us’

Arrests, appeals mark first day of nation-wide lockdown

Srinagar: The day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a nation-wide lockdown from midnight March 24 for 21 days, only people associated with delivery of essential services were allowed to move in Kashmir after checking of their identity cards. Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) Mayor Junaid Azam Mattu tweeted that a ban had been imposed on […]

Officials go around inspecting, sealing shops, ATMs, petrol pumps

Police arrest 11 in Ganderbal for violating orders

Officials go around inspecting, sealing shops, ATMs, petrol pumps

Srinagar: Government authorities on Tuesday sealed a petrol pump at Gudoora village in Pulwama district for violating orders. At least 21 shops were sealed in Anantnag district for violating government orders. These shops were sealed by district police and Municipal Committee Anantnag. Revenue officials in Pampore seized keys from 30 shopkeepers for violating orders. In […]

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