Desist from fee hike: Secy School Edu to pvt schools

  Srinagar: Government on Sunday asked private schools to desist from fee hike. “In this hour of crisis, private schools across J&K to desist from any fees hikes from parents/ kids,” Principal Secretary School Education Department Dr Asgar Hassan write on Twitter on Sunday. Samoon further said all government school teachers across Jammu and Kashmir […]

Five more COVID cases in Kashmir

Srinagar: Five more positive cases of COVID 19 cases were detected in Kashmir on Sunday. “more positives cases confirmed in Kashmir -2 from Srinagar, 2 Budgam, 1 Baramulla,” tweeted government spokeperson Rohit Kansal. KR Desk

KEA disappointed over ill-equipped quarantine centres in Kashmir

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. “Such facilities need to have basic standards of hygiene and comfort to […]

Leopard caught in Pulwama

Shopian: A leopard was caught by wildlife division at Koil village of Pulwama on Sunday. Locals had informed the wildlife department’s Tral control room wing about the presence of the animal. Gulzar Ahmed, technical officer told Kashmir Reader that the animal was roaming for last few days in area. “Our men despite all odds installed […]

20 persons escape Rainwari quarantine facility, brought back

Microbiologist fired for refusing to join duty at hospital

20 persons escape Rainwari quarantine facility, brought back

SRINAGAR: Nearly 20 people who fled from JLNM Hospital in Rainawari quarantine facility have been brought back to the hospital on Saturday. Medical Superintendent of JLNM Hospital, Dr Zakir Hussain told Kashmir Reader that these people escaped from the hospital after damaging furniture and other hospital property. “All of them are the close relatives of […]

We have entered recession, says IMF chief

We have entered recession, says IMF chief

WASHINGTON: The coronavirus pandemic has driven the global economy into a downturn that will require massive funding to help developing nations, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Friday. “It is clear that we have entered a recession” that will be worse than in 2009 following the global financial crisis, she said in an online press briefing. […]

Jammu jail inmates demand conditional release, petition Chief Justice

Jammu jail inmates demand conditional release, petition Chief Justice

JAMMU: Prisoners lodged at Central Jail Jammu and Kotbalwal Jail have made a representation to the Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Jammu for “considering their release on conditional and temporary grounds,” in view of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has so far resulted in one death in Valley, while the […]

Seeking online payment of electricity, water dues in time of crisis unfair: NC

Seeking online payment of electricity, water dues in time of crisis unfair: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Saturday termed the recent government directive seeking online payment of electricity and water dues as unfair and demanded extension of their due dates in the valley in view of Covid-19 lockdown. While decreeing the government order widely published by the department of information and public relations asking people to pay their […]

24×7 helpline established for stranded residents

NEW Delhi: To address issues faced by stranded residents from Jammu and Kashmir during lockdown period in New Delhi and other parts of the country, a dedicated helpline centre operational 24×7 has been established in the Jammu and Kashmir Resident Commission here. “Additional Secretary, Rimpy Ohri is supervising the overall functioning of the Centre. Five […]