Ongoing lockdown guidelines to continue in J&K till June 8

Ongoing lockdown guidelines to continue in J&K till June 8

JAMMU: The government has decided to continue with the guidelines and instructions in operation in Jammu and Kashmir for lockdown measures till June 8. The Chief Secretary, in his capacity as Chairperson State Executive Committee of Department of Disaster Management, Relief Rehabilitation & Reconstruction, has ordered that the guidelines/instructions issued as per previous orders shall […]

Officials self-quarantine in J&K after bureaucract tests positive

Officials self-quarantine in J&K after bureaucract tests positive

Srinagar: A senior IAS officer tested positive for novel Coronavirus on Saturday night in Jammu and Kashmir prompting many senior officials to go for self-quarantine. Sources said that IAS officer was reported positive, a few hours after he participated in a high-level meeting attended among others by a Financial Commissioner, a Principal Secretary, a senior […]

Thousands attend prayers in Masjid-e-Nabawi after 72 days

Thousands attend prayers in Masjid-e-Nabawi after 72 days

Madinah: Thousands of worshippers thronged to the Masjid-e-Nabawi (Prophet’s Mosque) in Madinah to perform Fajr Prayer on Sunday, after 72 days of closure due to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Videos circulated on social media show worshippers performing their prayers while adhering to precautionary measures of social distancing. Other videos on workers at the Prophet’s (SAW) […]

Two SSG personnel reported positive

Two SSG personnel reported positive

Srinagar: Two Special Security Group (SSG) commandos have tested positive for novel coronavirus in Kashmir Valley, officials said on Sunday. They said samples of eight SSG commandos were taken on May 27 and their results returned on May 29. “Two among them, one from Srinagar and another from Bandipora district, returned positive for the disease […]

14 arrested in Srinagar for defying govt orders, vehicles seized

14 arrested in Srinagar for defying govt orders, vehicles seized

Srinagar: Police have arrested 14 persons besides, sealedfour shops and seized 10 vehicles for defying the restriction orders imposed by Government in view of Covid-19. Officers in the jurisdiction of Police Station Nigeen along with concerned magistrate have arrested four persons and sealed four shops for violating lockdown orders. Cases FIR No 96/2020 under relevant […]

DC Bandipora inspects quarantine centres

Urges people to adopt precautionary measures

DC Bandipora inspects quarantine centres

Urges people to adopt precautionary measures BANDIPORA: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora Ravinder Kumar on Sunday visited various quarantine centres in Bandipora district to inspect the facilities made available for the people quarantined, interacted with different sections of the society and also inspected the restrictions put in place in the district. The Deputy Commissioner visited Goverment […]

DC Shopian launches door to door screening for detection of COVID-19

Takes stock of arrangements at wellness centre TRC Padpawan

DC Shopian launches door to door screening for detection of COVID-19

Takes stock of arrangements at wellness centre TRC Padpawan SHOPIAN: Deputy Commissioner Shopian Choudhary Mohammad Yasin Sunday visited Vehil and launched door to door screening for detection of persons with symptoms of COVID-19, create awareness campaign to sanitize and motivate people for testing. On the occasion, DC said that the initiative to screen people for […]

102,972 stranded JK residents brought back

102,972 stranded JK residents brought back

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 102,972 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the administrations […]

JKSCD for graded resuming surgical treatment as per SOP in government hospitals

JKSCD for graded resuming surgical treatment as per SOP in government hospitals

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Society of Consultant Doctors (JKSCD) has expressed concern about vital aspects of patient care as the current lockdown continues, piticularly in wake of many elective surguriers, turning into emergencies. President, JKSCD Dr Maajed Jehangeer has appealed the Government to allow resumption of surgical treatment in a phased manner as per standard […]

Wani urges LG to review disengagement of staff at DIPR

Srinagar: Former EJAC President, Abdul Qayoom Wani on has termed the government’s order of disengaging 45 media communication professionals as “arbitrary and unfortunate”—urging Lieutenant Governor, GC Murmu to review the order and save the future of the professionals. Wani said 45 mass communication professionals of Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) have been unceremoniously […]

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