China building makeshift hospital for Pakistan to treat coronavirus patients

China building makeshift hospital for Pakistan to treat coronavirus patients

BEIJING: China, which has sent medical teams and supplies to Pakistan where coronavirus cases are increasing steadily, said on Monday that it was building a makeshift hospital there to treat COVID-19 patients. The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,664 while the death toll stood at 18, health officials said on Monday, underlining that […]

ATMs working, banks ensuring their branches are open: FM

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Monday said that all banks are ensuring that their branches are open, ATMs filed up and working. She also lauded the efforts of the bankers who are doing their best during the 21-day lockdown to contain the spread of novel coronavirus in our country. “All banks are ensuring that […]

Cultural academy releases song to raise awareness about coronavirus

Srinagar:The Jammu and Kashmir Academy of Art, Culture and Languages (JKAACL) on Monday released a song to spread awareness among masses about the deadly coronavirus and the need for staying home to break the transmission chain. The song is written by poet Muzafar Hussain Dilber and sung by Munir Ahmad Munir. The song titled, ‘Traw […]

HC directs JK authorities to ensure proper shelter to 400 pilgrims stranded at Vaishno Devi shrine

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Monday directed the Union Territory authorities to ensure that around 400 pilgrims from Bihar, stranded at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine, are not vacated from the hotels and are provided with adequate facilities during the nationwide lockdown to combat coronavirus. A division bench headed by Chief Justice Gita Mittal […]

COVID-19 lockdown: J-K admin sanctions Rs 17.65 cr for registered construction workers

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir administration sanctioned on Monday Rs 17.65 crore for construction workers registered with the Building and Other Construction Workers Welfare Board, in view of the country-wide lockdown imposed to check the spread of coronavirus infection. According to an order, this financial package is meant for construction workers, who have been left jobless […]

43 prisoners from Muzaffarnagar district jail released released on parole: Official

Muzaffarnagar: Forty-three prisoners were on Monday released from the Muzaffarnagar district jail on parole in a bid to decongest the jail and enure that the crowded prion does not turn into a breeding ground for the spread of coronavirus infection. The jail inmates were released on eight-week parole on recommendation of a prison committee, said Muzaffarnagar […]

Darul Uloon offers one of its buildings to serve as isolation ward for COVID-19 patients

Aligarh/New Delhi:Deoband-based Durul Uloom, Asia’s largest madrassa, on Monday offered to hand over one of its buildings to the Uttar Pradesh government to turn it into an isolation ward for coronavirus-infected patients. The offer was made by Vice Chancellor Mufti Abdul Qasim Nomani of the theological school in a letter to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister […]

China building makeshift hospital for Pakistan to treat coronavirus patients

Beijing: China, which has sent medical teams and supplies to Pakistan where coronavirus cases are increasing steadily, said on Monday that it was building a makeshift hospital there to treat COVID-19 patients. The number of coronavirus cases in Pakistan reached 1,664 while the death toll stood at 18, health officials said on Monday, underlining that local […]

Suspended JK police officer Davinder Singh sent to further custody till Apr 3

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Police officer Davinder Singh, who was arrested while ferrying two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen terrorists in a vehicle on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway earlier this year, has been sent to further custodial interrogation by a Delhi court till April 3. Special Judge Ajay Kumar Jain extended Singh’s custody after Delhi Police said that he was […]