Civilian killed in Anantnag

Anantnag: A civilian was killed by unknown gunmen in Anantnag Thursday evening. Initial details said Gunmen fired on Saleem Dar son of Muhammad Abdullah Dar of Larkipora Anantnag. He succumbed on the way to hospital.

‘9000 people receive online consultation on DAK mobile app’ 

‘9000 people receive online consultation on DAK mobile app’ 

Srinagar: Nine thousand people have got free online consultation by doctors through “DAK-HELPDESK”, a mobile application launched by Doctors  Association Kashmir (DAK) in last four days. DAK General Secretary and over incharge of the mobile application, Dr Owais H Dar while confirming it said that 200 doctors are providing free online consultations to people either through […]

8 more COVID-19 cases in J&K, tally 70

Srinagar : Eight more COVID-19 cases were detected in Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday taking the J&K tally to 70. The new cases comprise 5 in Jammu and 3 in Kashmir, an official handout said . Two persons have died of the disease while 3 others have recovered.

Srinagar’s Chattabal declared red zone after area recorded 4 COVID-19 cases

Srinagar: Authorities in Srinagar declared Chattabal area in the district as a red zone after four COVID-19 were defected there recently. The red zone will comprise the administrative boundary of the residential colony where the cases had been detected and an additional 5km radius, District Administration Srinagar tweeted on Thursday.

CPJ demands release of 2 Kashmir journalists

Srinagar : Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Committee to Protect Journalists has called on governments to release all journalists from prisons including two from Kashmir. A statement issued by by CPJ on behalf of more than 250 journalists behind bars, called for the release of the prisoners “immediately and unconditionally”. It said that in […]

COVID-19 J&K Police set up helpline numbers for senior citizens

Srinagar  : Amid a rise in the number of COVID-19 cases in Kashmir and the prevailing lockdown, the Jammu and Kashmir Police has set up helpline numbers in respective districts to facilitate senior citizens. The press statements issued in this regard by the respective police officers in the districts said that the helpline numbers would […]

First COVID-19 patient admitted to CD hospital tests negative

Srinagar: Amid a spike in COVID-19 cases in Kashmir of late, there’s some good news though. HOD CD Hospital Srinagar wrote on Twitter that the first patient admitted to the hospital had tested negative. Dr  Shah told Kashmir Reader that the patient was being kept under observation for now and will be retested tomorrow to […]

One more tests positive in Ladakh, COVID-19 tally rises to 14

Srinagar : Authorities in Ladakh on Thursday said that one more person has been tested positive for COVID-19 taking the total cases to 14. Deputy Commissioner Kargil, Baseer Choudhry tweeted that the latest case has been detected in Kargil. The fresh COVID-19 case comes after almost two weeks since a person was detected of the […]

Aggressive tracing and testing to continue: Kansal

Aggressive tracing and testing to continue: Kansal

JAMMU:Principal Secretary Planning, Information and government spokesperson, Rohit Kansal on Wednesday said that there are 62 positive cases of COVID 19 in J&K. Giving breakup of the figures at a press briefing, Kansal said 58 are active cases of which 48 are in Kashmir and 10 in Jammu division. “A total of 17041 cases are […]