IAS officer booked in Kerala for violating quarantine

Kollam: A young IAS officer in Kerala has been booked by police after he left the state violating instructions to remain under home quarantine following his recent return from honeymoon abroad, officials said on Friday. An FIR has been registered against Kollam sub-collector Anupam Mishra, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, based on a report from the […]

MHA asks states to stop mass exodus of migrant labourers amid coronavirus lockdown

New Delhi:The Union Home Ministry on Friday asked state governments to prevent a mass exodus of migrant agriculture labourers, industrial workers and unorganised sector employees from their workplaces to hometowns amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown to combat the coronavirus. In an advisory to all states and Union territories, the home ministry said they should also […]

Firing along LoC in Poonch

Jammu:Pakistani troops have violated the ceasefire again by resorting to unprovoked firing and mortar shelling along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir, an official said on Friday. According to reports, the shelling began on Thursday night and continued till Friday morning. “Pak army violated ceasefire along LoC by resorting […]

Rupee rallies 81 paise to 74.35 against USD after RBI announced measures to support economy

Mumbai:The Indian rupee appreciated by 81 paise to 74.35 against the US dollar in intra-day trade on Friday, after the Reserve Bank announced various measures including a 75 basis point cut in repo rate to support the economy amid the coronavirus-induced crisis. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday cut benchmark interest rate by […]

2 cops die as vehicle falls into gorge in Reasi

Jammu: Two policemen died after their vehicle fell into a gorge in Jammu and Kashmir’s Reasi district on Thursday, officials said. The vehicle carrying a sub-inspector and an assistant sub-inspector skidded off the road and rolled down into the gorge, they said. The bodies have been recovered, officials said. Press Trust of Indiakashmirreader.com

COVID-19 lockdown: Kashmiri youths stuck in Haryana’s Hisar, Dy CM Dushyant Chautala extends help

Chandigarh: A group of Kashmiri youths have appealed for help saying they were stuck in Haryana’s Hisar district for the past few days due to the nationwide lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus. The youths through a video available on social media said they are residents of Kupwara district and have been stuck in […]