Intensify testing for coronavirus, address livelihood issues on priority: Tarigami

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami urged the government on Monday to intensify coronavirus testing and address livelihood issues on priority as he called for extending the lockdown. The government must increase testing, equip our health workers and address livelihood issues seriously, he said. “The spread has to be contained through identifying, isolating […]

Spain death toll falls as some sectors go back to work

Madrid: Workers in Spain’s construction and manufacturing sectors cautiously returned to work Monday as the daily death toll resumed its downward trend and new infections fell to the lowest level in three weeks. Spain is one of the worst-hit countries in the world, and saw the daily death rate fall for three consecutive days last week, […]

Intensify testing for coronavirus, address livelihood issues on priority: Tarigami

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday upheld the decision of Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon asking the then Kamal Nath-led Congress government to undertake floor test, but expressed concern over the trend of legislators being whisked away by rival political parties to safe hideouts. It said that if the Governor has reasons to believe that […]

Three commit suicide in Doda

Bhadarwah/Jammu:Three people, including a woman, allegedly committed suicide in separate incidents in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Monday. Mohammad Rafiq (35), a resident of Sekwan village, jumped into the Chenab river from Ganpat bridge on Monday afternoon and drowned, a police official said. Efforts are on to recover his body, he […]

SPO killed, another injured in Kishtwar militant attack

  Jammu: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed and another injured on Monday in a militant attack in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said. The incident took place at remote Tandar village of Dachan this afternoon, the official said. He said some militants opened fire on the two SPOs on […]

Police officer tests positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: An assistant commissioner of police tested positive for novel coronavirus in Ludhiana in Punjab, a health official said on Monday. Ludhiana Civil Surgeon Rajesh Bagga said the test reports of the officer, confirming him to be positive for the virus, came on Sunday night. The ACP (North) was admitted to a local hospital, Bagga […]

Trump thanks Russian President and Saudi Crown Prince for striking big deal to stabilise oil prices

Washington:US President Donald Trump has thanked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud for striking a “big” deal with other major crude producers to slash oil production in a bid to stabilise a market that has been jolted by the coronavirus pandemic. Global oil demand is estimated to […]

Pakistan Army fighter jet crashes, kills two pilots

Islamabad: A Pakistan Army fighter jet crashed on Monday during a routine training mission in eastern Punjab province, killing both the pilots on board, according to the military’s media wing. The crash took place in Gujrat area of Punjab province, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Both pilots, Major Umer – who was the Instructor Pilot […]

Two Facebook users booked for ‘sensitive remarks’ in Kishtwar

Two Facebook users booked for ‘sensitive remarks’ in Kishtwar

Jammu: Two Facebook users were booked for posting “sensitive remarks” on the social media site having potential to disturb peace and order in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said on Sunday. The separate cases were registered against Kehem Raj of Atholi-Padder and Wasil Doolwal of Kishtwar town for uploading objectionable posts on their […]