Farooq Abdullah’s brother-in-law passes away

Farooq Abdullah’s brother-in-law passes away

Srinagar: National conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah’s brother-in-law, Dr Ali Mohammad Mattoo passed away in Srinagar on Sunday. He was diagnosed of chest cancer three years ago and passed away at his residence in Gupkar. KR Desk

Countering pandemic our collective duty: Farooq

Releases Rs 1.50 cr for Srinagar Hospitals

Countering pandemic our collective duty: Farooq

SRINAGAR: National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Sunday said that we all have to play our role to help combat the Covid-19 pandemic and countering it is our collective duty. The statement issued by the party said that he also released an additional amount of Rs 1.5 cr to Srinagar based hospitals. The amount is […]

HC spreading awareness by SMS in JK, Ladakh

HC spreading awareness by SMS in JK, Ladakh

JAMMU: High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is using Short Messaging Services (SMS) to disseminate information and make lawyers as well as litigants aware about novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Around 1,89,000 SMS have been sent by the High Court as well as by District Courts of JK and Ladakh UTs to the lawyers and litigants. […]

Govt issues helpline to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers

JAMMU: Government Sunday issued helpline numbers to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers who arrived in Jammu and Kashmir prior lockdown announced in view of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. According to the Labour Commissioner J&K, the migrant labourers can contact the following helpline numbers for assistance and help: Showkat Shafi, Inspector, 8899546373 and Ansar Ahmad, Inspector, 7006286174 (for […]

Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS to people

SRINAGAR: Shere-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura Director, Dr AG Ahanger Sunday appealed to people not to pay heed to unverified reports attributed to him on the social media regarding the spread of Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir “A message being circulated on social networking sites attributing Director SKIMS to have said that corona […]

JKSCD urges govt to restructure fighting measures at grassroots level

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Society of Consultant Doctors (JKSCD) on Sunday urged the government to restructure COVID-19 fighting measures at the grassroots level. In a statement, President JKSCD Dr Maajed Jehangeer said, “With the increase in new cases with each passing day, first and foremost we need to ensure that our health care workers, who […]

JKWP asks Panchs, Sarpanchs, BDC’s to volunteer

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party (JKWP) on Sunday asked Panchs, Sarpanchs, BDC’s and other workers to mobilise and volunteer to combat Covid-19 pandemic. “I hereby request all my part workers, Panchs, Sarpanchs and BDC’s to work as volunteers and to help people in these depressing times,” said Mir Junaid, President of JKWP in a statement. […]

Saudi intercepts missiles over curfew-locked Riyadh, border city

Saudi intercepts missiles over curfew-locked Riyadh, border city

RIYADH: Saudi air defences intercepted ballistic missiles over Riyadh and a city along the Yemen border late on Saturday, leaving at least two civilians wounded in the curfew-locked capital amid efforts to curb the coronavirus pandemic. Multiple explosions shook Riyadh in the attack, which the Saudi-led military coalition blamed on Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi rebels who […]

Provide protective gear to healthcare professionals: RTI Movement

SRINAGAR: J&K RTI Movement has asked the administration to provide adequate protective gear to doctors and healthcare professionals who are the highest risk groups combating Coronovirus epidemic in Jammu and Kashmir. Protective gear in J & K for health workers battling the corona- virus crisis remains inadequate , Farooq Kuthoo spokesman Jammu & Kashmir RTI […]

KEA concerned over facalities at qurantine centres

Seeks utiliseation of expert, qualified health professionals and medics to fight the spreading virus

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Economic Alliance(KEA) has expressed dismay over the facilities at various quarantine centres across Kashmir. In a statement issued here, Vice Chairman Mohd Iqbal Trumboo said they feel disappointed with the administration regarding the quarantine facilities created to prevent spread of COVID-19 through asymptomatic persons. “Such facilities need to have basic standards of hygiene […]