Eidgah, Lal Bazar sealed to prevent spread of infection

Eidgah, Lal Bazar sealed to prevent spread of infection

SRINAGAR: All entries and exits leading into and out of Eidgah and Lal Bazar areas of Srinagar were Tuesday sealed. The sealing of the areas comes in the wake of their declaration as containment zones after several cases of COVID-19 affected persons were reported from there. District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who issued […]

Religious congregations banned on Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar

Religious congregations banned on Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: In view of the prevailing health situation because of COVID-19 outbreak the District Magistrate Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has issued an order prohibiting all sorts of religious congregations and public movement on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar. The order issued under Section 144 of CrPC states that the decision to prohibit religious gatherings […]

IFJ campaign to end ban on 4G internet titled ‘Postcards from Kashmir’

IFJ campaign to end ban on 4G internet titled ‘Postcards from Kashmir’

Srinagar: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) along with South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN) has launched a campaign to bring to light the severe impact on journalists of the ban on high-speed mobile internet (4G) in J&K and has urged the government of India to lift the restrictions. “The world needs to know the […]

Trace people hiding their travel history: DGP to officers

Trace people hiding their travel history: DGP to officers

Jammu: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Tuesday urged officers to increase efforts in tracing people hiding their travel history to combat Covid-19 pandemic. He stated this while chairing a high-level meeting of senior officers, zonal, range and district officers and reviews preparedness and measures onground situation in view of Covid-19 pandemic at Police […]

12 shopkeepers arrested in Srinagar for violating lockdown

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said they have arrested 12 shopkeepers in Srinagar’s Rainawari for violating Covid-19 lockdown. Case FIR No. 22/2020 has been registered at Police Station Rainawari and further investigation into the case has been initiated, police said. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by the government […]

Last date for applying for CUK entrance test extended till April 25

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir Tuesday announced extension in the last date for submission of online application forms for admission to various programmes through the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020 till April 25 in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the all-India lockdown. “The programmes to which admissions are being made through […]

PMUY consumers to get free cylinder refill for next 3 months

SRINAGAR: The beneficiaries of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) scheme will get free cylinder refill for the next three months as per the announcement made by the government of India. Parvaiz Ahmad Khan, sales manager of Indian oil corporation (OIC) told Kashmir Reader that there are166058 PMUY customers in Kashmir and 4730 customers in Ladakh. […]

British PM Boris Johnson is ‘stable’ in ICU , says official

British PM Boris Johnson is ‘stable’ in ICU , says official

LONDON: British prime minister Boris Johnson was stable overnight in intensive care after suffering a deterioration of his COVID-19 symptoms and he remains in good spirits, his spokesman said on Tuesday. The spokesman told reporters the prime minister, who was admitted to hospital on Sunday, was receiving standard oxygen treatment and was breathing without any […]

KU extends logistic support to Health Dept to combat COVID-19

Srinagar: The University of Kashmir has decided to extend its logistic support to the Health Department of Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in its fight against COVID-19. A statement issued by the varsity spokesperson said that a team comprising of officials from National Health Mission and Health Department UT of J&K on Monday had […]

Public movement in twin Bandipora villages restricted after fresh COVID-19 cases

Bandipora: District magistrate Bandipora has issued an order banning the movement of Public fully in two Villages of North Kashmir’s District Bandipora. The move comes after two more Coronavirus cases were detected positive in these areas. An order issued by District Magistrate Bandipora on Tuesday in this regard reads that “no movement of any individual […]

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