Covid-19 watch: Amid crisis, PHC Kapran without staff for last 2 weeks

Covid-19 watch: Amid crisis, PHC Kapran without staff for last 2 weeks

KALEEM GEELANI SRINAGAR: In south Kashmir’s Verinag area, Primary Health Centre (PHC) Kapran has been without staff for the last two weeks in time of Covid-19 pandemic, and the administration on Saturday evening took action after complaint by the people and suspended three doctors along with paramedical staff for the negligence of duty. Among three […]

Civilian killed in Kulgam

Civilian killed in Kulgam

Anantnag: Unidentified gunmen on Friday evening shot at and injured a civilian here in Kulgam district of south Kashmir. He later succumbed at a hospital. The slain, an auto driver by profession, was identified as Mehrajud Din Bhat, a resident of Redwini area in Kulgam. As per police reports, Bhat was home when some unidentified […]

6 booked in Bandipora for violating restrictions

Case against several people in Kangan

6 booked in Bandipora for violating restrictions

Hajin/Ganderbal: Six persons were booked in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Friday for violating Covid-19 lockdown restrictions. An FIR no 10/2020 under section 188 IPC have been registered at Police station Hajin against six persons for violating restriction orders. All the accused have been arrested by Police during patrolling. Appealing the public to stay indoors for […]

Vegetable prices soar amid corona lockdown

Vegetable prices soar amid corona lockdown

KALEEM GEELANI SRINAGAR: People across the Kashmir valley are complaining that they have to pay high prices to buy vegetables, of which only a few kinds are available, in the market. Currently, only some specific vegetables are available in the market, mostly tomatoes, potatoes and onions. Their rates have almost doubled. A pan-India lockdown is […]

People begin to report persons with travel history

People begin to report persons with travel history

KALEEM GEELANI SRINAGAR: Since three new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Kashmir valley on Tuesday, people have started reporting the arrival of persons who have returned from abroad or from other states of the country. The officials monitoring the COVID-19 control room said that in Srinagar district alone, they have been receiving at least […]

Khanyar woman recovers fully: Dir SKIMS

Khanyar woman recovers fully: Dir SKIMS

Srinagar: Director SKIMS Soura Dr AG Ahangar on Tuesday said that the Khanyar woman who tested positive for coronavirus last week has recovered from the infection completely. “She has recovered fully from the coronavirus infection as she responded well to the treatment,” Dr Ahangar told Kashmir Reader. “We have still put her in isolation as […]

In Dooru-Verinag, circles drawn to make people stand at ‘social distancing’ gap

In Dooru-Verinag, circles drawn to make people stand at ‘social distancing’ gap

KALEEM GEELANI ANANTNAG: The municipal committee of Dooru-Verinag in Anantnag district has come up with a rather geometrical idea to spread awareness about social distancing. It has drawn large circles, indicating where a single person should stand separately, on paths leading to and near entrances of hospitals and ATMs. This distinctive way of indicating the […]

One more test positive in Kashmir

Srinagar: One more person, a 22-year-old, has tested positive in Kashmir for coronavirus, taking the number of covid-19 patients to seven in Jammu and Kashmir. A senior doctor at SKIMS told GNS test sample of one person, admitted in GMC Baramulla, came out to be positive. “His sample had been sent to SKIMS for test […]