DGP for utilising all possible resources in the fight against COVID-19

Srinagar: Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh today afternoon visited Armed Police Headquarters (APHQ), Karan Nagar, and PCR, Kashmir in Srinagar and reviewed the Covid situation with officers/doctors and emphasised on appropriate response and preparedness. The DGP was received by the ADGP (Armed) J&K S.J.M. Gillani IGP Kashmir/Armed Vijay Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Amit […]

JK Gases supplying 1200 Oxygen Cylinders daily to hospitals

SRINAGAR: While Jammu & Kashmir Government has augmented capacity of oxygen production at different hospitals on war footing; Private Industrial Sector is also lending support to Government in its fight against Covid crisis with the production of Oxygen in their industrial Units. One such unit, JK Gases, situated at Old Airport Rangreth, Srinagar has come […]

NC anguished over hailstorm losses in Kupwara, Anantnag, Kulgam

Demands compensation for affected growers Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Saturday expressed anguish over the losses to the farmers due to the heavy hailstorm that lashed swaths of District Kupwara, Anantnag and Kulgam demanding immediate relief to the affected. In a statement, Party’s senior leader and Former Legislature Choudhary Muhammad Ramzan said […]

DGP takes tour of lockdown in Srinagar

DGP takes tour of lockdown in Srinagar

Srinagar: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Wednesday took a tour of Srinagar city to review the lockdown in place in view of COVID-19. He also reviewed security and deployment arrangements on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr. The DGP was accompanied by DIG CKR Amit Kumar, SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary, SP PC (Cargo) Tahir Ashraf, […]

Ensure hassle-free movement of health workers, journalists: IGP

Ensure hassle-free movement of health workers, journalists: IGP

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar chaired a review meeting at PCR Kashmir through video conferencing with district SSPs of Kashmir Zone, DIG CKR Srinagar, and SSP Srinagar on Wednesday. The IGP was briefed by the participating officers about the overall situation in their respective areas and the measures being adopted to contain […]

Harassment, abuse of medical staff by police unacceptable: DAK

Harassment, abuse of medical staff by police unacceptable: DAK

Srinagar: The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the heckling and harassment of healthcare workers by police amid COVID-19 lockdown and said that it was unacceptable. DAK in a statement said that they received many distress calls from their colleagues of being harassed, abused and in a few cases manhandled by police while they […]

Covid drugs available in adequate quantity: JKMSC

Covid drugs available in adequate quantity: JKMSC

SRINAGAR: General Manager (GM) of Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC), Dr Abdul Majid Mirab, on Wednesday asserted that there was no dearth of any Covid-19 related drug in Kashmir and the same was being distributed among the Covid care hospitals as per the demand and requirement. “Since we are dealing with Covid supplies […]

Kashmir to celebrate Eid today

Kashmir to celebrate Eid today

Srinagar: Eid-ul-Fitr is being celebrated in Kashmir today following the announcement about sighting of Shawaal moon. However, no major congregational Eid prayers will be held in view of the ongoing surge in Covid-19 cases. Experts have urged people to avoid gatherings on Eid to put brakes on Covid spread. The decision about celebrating Eid followed […]

Oxygen supplies going smoothly but wastage, unwise usage a concern: Experts

Oxygen supplies going smoothly but wastage, unwise usage a concern: Experts

SRINAGAR: An online training workshop was today conducted under the Chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole in order to ascertain the efficient and optimal usage of oxygen across all dedicated Covid-19 hospitals. During the meeting threadbare discussion was held on prevention of wastage of Oxygen at different levels including proper flow, […]