Man electrocuted to death in Sumbal

Srinagar: A 35-year-old man on Sunday was electrocuted in Arampora village of Sumbal in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district. The man died on the spot after coming in contact with a high tension line, while he was pruning down some trees in his locality,Police official told Kashmir Reader.. The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Ramzan […]

Sample collection of 300 persons to be achieved daily in Kupwara

KUPWARA: Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC), Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone Sunday convened a meeting of all concerned officers to review the progress of sample collection from Red Zone areas identified in the district. The meeting was informed that target of 300 sample collection on daily basis was set in the district, of which 100 samples to […]

US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases

US dips under 50,000 new coronavirus cases

WASHINGTON: The United States has dipped under 50,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time in four days, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University, but experts fear celebrations for the July 4th Independence Day weekend will act like rocket fuel for the nation’s surging outbreak. Johns Hopkins counted 45,300 new coronavirus infections in […]

J&K Bank opens 3 ATMs across Srinagar

Srinagar: In a move to help provide convenience to the general public during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, J&K Bank threw open three Automated Teller Machines (ATM) in Srinagar. The opening of the ATMs shall facilitate easy access to cash and other banking services besides helping thin out the rush in branches to contain the spread […]

JKPM concerned about Small Scale Units in Kashmir, demands immediate intervention

Srinagar: Jammu Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) has registered strong concern about the failure of the government to save the Kashmir based small scale units. In a press release JKPM Vice President Advocate Syed Iqbal Tahir expressed his anguish over the failure of the government to save the remnants of local industrial units. He stated that […]

Allow shopkeepers, traders to operate for 5 days in a week: BJP Kashmir Unit

Srinagar: BJP Kashmir unit on Sunday urged the district administration should allow shopkeepers and traders to operate for 5 days along with proper SOP’s in place instead of existing 3-day shifting schedule in a week. Party’s Media-In-charge and senior leader Manzoor Bhat stated that working in shift schedule announced by administration have risked lives of […]

Search ops launched in Kathua after reports of ‘suspected movement’ along IB

Search ops launched in Kathua after reports of ‘suspected movement’ along IB

Jammu: Security forces launched a search operation on Friday following reports of “suspected movement” in the riverine areas along the International Border (IB) in Kathua-Samba sector, officials said. Some people informed the police about the suspected movement of two persons near the Ujjah nallah in Kote Panu and Pundori hamlets, and they swung into action […]

Unlock 2: Religious places to remain closed in J&K

Unlock 2: Religious places to remain closed in J&K

Jammu: Fresh guidelines under the “unlock 2” phase came into effect in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday with the Union Territory administration deciding against opening religious places and educational institutions, but allowing hotels to operate with full capacity. There will be no inter-state and inter-district movement except for those carrying valid passes, while the night […]

3 flyovers coming up in Srinagar

3 flyovers coming up in Srinagar

JAMMU: The Government of India has approved annual plan worth Rs. 574.16 crore for NH (O) works in Jammu and Kashmir for financial year 2020-21. As per a communiqué received here in this regard, the Union Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways has asked for preparation of estimates for the proposed works in the approved […]

Govt mulling slapping PSA against defaulters to check prices of essentials

Govt mulling slapping PSA against defaulters to check prices of essentials

SRINAGAR: Warning strict action against the people who indulge in practices like profiteering, over pricing and black marketing, Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan Saturday maintained that the government will not hesitate to book them under stringent laws which include Public Safety Act (PSA). He said this while chairing a meeting to review the functioning […]