17 pregnant women among 105 test positive in Kashmir

17 pregnant women among 105 test positive in Kashmir

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir recorded 105 new coronavirus cases on Sunday taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in J&K to 2,446, officials said. They said 17 among the new positive patients are expecting mothers from Baramulla, Kulgam, Srinagar and Anantnag districts and a nursing orderly from Chest Diseases Hospital. Besides them, 34 are recent […]

Dist admin Srinagar announces relaxations in COVID-19 restrictions for businesses

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar on Sunday announced relaxations in prevailing COVID-19 lockdown for business activities in the district valid till June 8 or as may be revised by concerned authorities. Deputy Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary tweeted this evening that the administration has allowed e-Commerce and courier services to operate in the district […]

BGSBU extends online application date for PG, UG programmes till June 30

Srinagar: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) Rajouri has extended the last for the submission of online application forms for admission to various postgraduate, undergraduate and diploma courses till June 30 in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. The programmes include B.Tech. / Lateral Entry to B.Tech. / Diploma Engineering / Lateral Entry […]

JKSCD asks government to resume surgical treatment in hospitals

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Society of Consultant Doctors (JKSCD) Sunday expressed concern about vital aspects of patient care amid the prevailing COVID-19 lockdown. In a statement issued here, President, JKSCD Dr Maajed Jehangeer appealed the government to allow resumption of surgical treatment in a phased manner as per standard operating procedures in government hospitals. While […]

Burglars loot Rs 2 lakh from Gurdwara in Srinagar

Shrinagar: Burglars struck into Kalvi Dhar Gurudwara in Jawahar Nagar area of Srinagar and decamped with cash from the donation box and some valuables. Officials told KNO that police was informed about the incident after authorities at Gurdwara found the lock at the entrance broken. A police team from Rajbagh Police Station along with FSL […]

Two militants Killed, internet snapped in the district

Two Hizb militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces in Wanpora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Saturday. Inspector General of Police Kashmir Zone Vijay Kumar (IPS) told GNS that two militants have been killed in the operation. However, he said, the identity of the slain militants was yet to be ascertained. […]

NC won’t participate in delimitation exercise: Agha Ruhullah

Srinagar: Days after the Lok Sabha speaker nominated three NC members of Parliament for delimitation exercise, National Conference on Friday said it won’t participate in the exercise. NC president Farooq Abdullah, MP Akbar Lone and MP Hasnain Masoodi along with two MPs from the BJP were nominated for redrawing parliamentary and assembly seats in J&K. […]

Deceased Shopian man’s sample tests positive for COVID-19, J&K toll 28

Srinagar: A 70-year-old man hailing from Aliarpora, Bagander in south Kashmir’s Shopian district died of COVID-19 at SMHS hospital Srinagar on Thursday taking the J&K disease toll to 28. The deceased was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday May 27 for pneumonia with underlying hypertension and diabetes mellitus, Nodal Officer GMC Srinagar,Dr Saleem Khan said. […]

4 gamblers held along with Rs 18,000 stake money in Pampore

Pampore: Police on Thursday arrested four gamblers at Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district and recovered stake money of Rs 18,000 from their possession. A cases under relevant sections of law has also been registered against the arrested persons in Police Station Khrew, an official said.

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