Overpricing lands 2 shopkeepers behind bars in Baramulla

Overpricing lands 2 shopkeepers behind bars in Baramulla

Baramulla: Two shopkeepers were arrested in Baramulla on Wednesday for overpricing. Police said that they received several complaints against a shopkeeper and a wholesaler increasing the rate of important commodities and forcing the general public to purchase it at a high price. They said that based on the complaints, a team of police station Baramulla […]

2 traders arrested in Srinagar for violating lockdown

2 traders arrested in Srinagar for violating lockdown

Srinagar: Police have arrested two traders in Srinagar on Wednesday for defying restriction orders. The statement said, “In the jurisdiction of Police Station Sadder, two shopkeepers were booked for defying lockdown orders. They have been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Rah resident of Housing Colony Chanpora and Ghulam Nabi Hajam resident of Lalnagar Chanpora.” Police have […]

Div Com visits Pulwama, takes stock of control measures

Div Com visits Pulwama, takes stock of control measures

PULWAMA : Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole Wednesday visited Pulwama district to review the measures being taken by the district administration for prevention and control of Covid-19. He was accompanied by Director Health Services Kashmir Dr. Sameer Matoo, Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer , Superintendent of Police, Ashish Mishra, CMO, Pulwama besides other […]

No traffic except for emergency cases will be allowed on highway: DGP

Visits Kathua, Lakhanpur, Udhampur to take stock of Covid-19 preparedness

No traffic except for emergency cases will be allowed on highway: DGP

Jammu: Director General of Police Dlibag Singh on Wednesday said that no passenger traffic will be allowed on the highway except in case of extreme emergency and authorized one and also said that no migrant labour movement will be be allowed. “To take stock of Police preparedness and measures to contain the spread of COVID […]

Drug Controller reviews stock position of medicines in JK

JAMMU : Drug Controller J&K, Lotika Khajuria Wednesday convened a meeting of all depot holders, C&F agents, super stockists of leading multinational, micro pharma houses based at Jammu to facilitate and ensure the uninterrupted and hassle- free supply of life-saving medicines in the whole distribution chain to the end users across J&K. The meeting was […]

Police distribute essentials among needy

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday said it distributed food and other essential items in Sopore, Shopian, Kupwara and Handwara. “Police also facilitated the distribution of ration at various Ration Depots across the valley,” the statement said. “In Sopore, police distributes food and other essential items among destitute families and needy people especially non-local residents in the […]

Saudi urges Muslims to defer Hajj plans over virus

Saudi urges Muslims to defer Hajj plans over virus

Riyadh: Saudi Arabia’s hajj minister has asked Muslims to temporarily defer preparations for the annual pilgrimage amid uncertainty over the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier this month, Saudi Arabia suspended the year-round “umrah” pilgrimage over fears of the new coronavirus spreading to Islam’s holiest cities, an unprecedented move that raised uncertainty over the annual hajj. “Saudi Arabia […]

Omar questions J&K domicile law

Srinagar : Former J&K Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah Wednesday questioned the “suspect timing” of the government of India’s new domicile law for J&K amid the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. “Talk about suspect timing. At a time when all our efforts and attention should be focused on the COVID-19 outbreak, the government slips in a new domicile […]

GoI defines domicile for J&K

Srinagar: After abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to the residents of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, the government of India has now spelled out the rules for domicile rights in J&K. An official gazette issued in this regard said that a person who has resided in Jammu and Kashmir for a […]

Lal Bazar, Eidgah among 20 areas declared red zones

Lal Bazar, Eidgah among 20 areas declared red zones

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday declared twenty villages in Kashmir as red zones in a bid to prevent further transmission of COVID-19. The villages include Parray Mohala Hajin, Chandergeer Hajin, Batagund Hajin in Bandipora district, Gudoora, Chandgam, Pinglena, Parigam, Abhama,Sangerwani and Khaigam in Pulwama district, Waskura in Ganderbal, Sedew and Ramnagri in […]