Lockdown continues

Lockdown continues

Srinagar:The lockdown imposed in the wake of an alarming surge in coronavirus cases entered the 18th day on Sunday as the normal life remained affected in most areas of in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said. The Jammu and Kashmir administration had on Saturday extended the lockdown till May 24. The officials said restrictions on the […]

No need to panic as Kashmir hospitals equipped to face any emergency situation: Director Health Services

No need to panic as Kashmir hospitals equipped to face any emergency situation: Director Health Services

SRINAGAR: Director Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Sunday made it clear that the government is well-equipped to tackle the second wave of Covid-19 in Kashmir. Divulging the details, he said that all district and sub-district hospitals in urban as well as in rural areas, besides associated or tertiary care hospitals across […]

93 percent Covid fatalities occurred in unvaccinated people: CS

93 percent Covid fatalities occurred in unvaccinated people: CS

Directs ramping up testing, vaccination JAMMU: Reviewing the public health response to COVID-19 amidst the surging COVID cases, Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam on Sunday directed ramping up of COVID care facilities and speedy vaccination of target groups. He also directed district administrations to utilize full testing quotas for early detection, isolation and medical […]

Govt announces free 5 kg foodgrains per person for May, June

Govt announces free 5 kg foodgrains per person for May, June

SRINAGAR: In addition to the normal quantity of NFSA ration, the Department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs has started distributing an additional free 5 kilogram of foodgrains per person for the months of May and June through its PDS (ration ghats) among the 66.26 Lakh AAY and NHH ration card holders in J&K. […]

Ramp up procurement, availability of Covid vaccine in Kashmir: NC

Ramp up procurement, availability of Covid vaccine in Kashmir: NC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Sunday rued the shortage of COVID-19 vaccine across north, south and central districts of Kashmir, asking the incumbent J&K administration to remove bottlenecks in the way of hassle free and universal vaccination. While expressing concern over the shortage of vaccines across Kashmir, the Party Provincial President Nasir […]

LG visits GMC Jammu: Ensure medicines, meals to patients, orders LG Sinha

LG visits GMC Jammu: Ensure medicines, meals to patients, orders LG Sinha

Jammu: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha today visited Government Medical College, Jammu to review Covid clinical management measures being undertaken by the Hospital administration. Emphasizing on strengthening the healthcare workforce, the Lt Governor directed for hiring additional Paramedical staff, besides rational utilization of existing resources to ensure effective patient care management. The Lt Governor directed that […]

Hurriyat dismayed over arrest of artist for expressing solidarity with Palestinians

Srinagar: All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) strongly condemned the arrest of Kashmiri artist Mudasir Gul, and his booking under the draconian PSA, for expressing solidarity, through art, with the oppressed people of Palestine as well as of twenty other youth for social media posts in support of oppressed Palestinians. APHC said that the artist and […]

Police solve kidnapping case in Kulgam, arrest accused

Srinagar: Police in Kulgam recovered a kidnapped minor girl and arrested the accused person involved in the commission of crime. On 15/05/2021, PS Kulgam received a complaint from a person stating therein that his daughter (name withheld) had been kidnapped by one person namely Aadil Akbar Bhat @Rahul son of Mohammed Akbar Bhat resident of […]

KU VC, faculty, officers condole demise of Prof GM Bhat

Srinagar: Kashmir University Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad, faculty members and academic administrators of the varsity Sunday condoled the demise of Professor Ghulam Mohiuddin Bhat, Head Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, Institute of Engineering, Zakura Campus. At an online condolence meeting organised by Kashmir University Teachers’ Association, Vice-Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad expressed his profound grief […]

108 Ambulance a soon for JK people

SRINAGAR: Proving a boon to the people of Jammu & Kashmir & Ladakh during COVID -19 pandemic lockdown & Unlock phase, the 108 Jammu & Kashmir Emergency Medical Services transported a total of 8345 COVID -19 Suspected/Positive patients in Union Territories. As per the details for the period 24th March 2020 till 14th April 2021, […]

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