CRPF soldier killed in Bijbehara attack 

  Srinagar: A CRPF trooper was killed in a militant attack in Bijbehara area of south Kashmiri’s Anantnag district on Tuesday. Reports reaching GNS said that the suspected militants fired upon the CRPF party at Goriwan, Bijbehara. In this incident, one CRPF man namely Shiv Lal received critical injuries. “The injured was rushed to SDH Bijbehara […]

CUK extends last date for registration for PG, Phd courses 

  Srinagar: The last date for submission of online application forms for admission to post graduate, Five Year Integrated, Integrated M. Phil-PhD, B. Voc, Three Year Integrated and PG Diploma programmes offered by the Central University of Kashmir (CUK), and other programmes offered by fellow universities, through CUCET-2020 has been extended till April, 25. For further […]

COVID-19: Eidgah, Lal Bazar sealed after positive cases reported

COVID-19: Eidgah, Lal Bazar sealed after positive cases reported

SRINAGAR: All entries and exits leading into and out of Eidgah and Lal Bazar areas of Srinagar were Tuesday sealed. The sealing of the areas comes in the wake of their declaration as containment zones after several cases of COVID-19 affected persons were reported from there. District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who issued […]

IFJ campaign to end ban on 4G internet titled ‘Postcards from Kashmir’

IFJ campaign to end ban on 4G internet titled ‘Postcards from Kashmir’

Srinagar: The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) along with  South Asia Media Solidarity Network (SAMSN)  has launched a campaign to bring to light the severe impact on journalists of the ban on high-speed mobile internet (4G) in J&K and has urged the government of India to lift the restrictions. “The world needs to know the severe impact […]

Dist Admin Srinagar announces restrictions on Shab-e-Barat gatherings

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar has barred all religious gatherings on the occasion of the upcoming Shab-e-Barat in view of the COVID-19 pandemic. The twitter handle of Srinagar district administration read on Tuesday that District Development Commissioner, Shahid Iqbal Choudhry had issued an order prohibiting “all sorts of religious congregation and public movement on the […]

Chattabal sealed after several positive cases reported from the area

Chattabal sealed after several positive cases reported from the area

SRINAGAR: All entries and exits leading into and out of Chattabal area of Srinagar were Monday sealed in the wake of its declaration as containment zone after several cases of COVID-19 patients were reported from there, an official handout said. District Magistrate Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary who issued on Monday said the sealing of […]

LG to donate 30 percent salary for one year

LG to donate 30 percent salary for one year

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu has announced to donate 30 percent of his salary for the next one year towards the fight against the spread of COVID-19, an official handout said. The Lt Governor observed that collective effort is imperative to fight the dreaded virus, and as a citizen, it is our responsibility to […]

Fever clinics being set up in Kashmir: Div Com

Fever clinics being set up in Kashmir: Div Com

SRINAGAR: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, visited round the clock Control Rooms at NHM, old Secretariat to inspect preparedness and overall arrangements in place, there. He was informed that the Control Rooms have all the requisite facilities including contact tracing, dedicated four landlines for 24×7 helpline, patients counselling and setting up institutional quarantine […]

166 persons discharged after completing quarantine in Srinagar, Gulmarg

166 persons discharged after completing quarantine in Srinagar, Gulmarg

Baramulla/Srinagar: At least 166 people were discharged in Srinagar and Gulmarg on Monday after completing the quarantine period. Persons discharged in Srinagar had been put under quarantine in top-grade hotels, the administration said. “While most in it belonged to Srinagar this group also included those belonging to other districts of Kashmir. Upon discharge, the latter […]

Masoodi demands evacuation of stranded Kashmiri students

Masoodi demands evacuation of stranded Kashmiri students

Srinagar: National Conference leader and MP Hasnain Masoodi on Monday reiterated his demand for an immediate evacuation of Kashmiri students stranded in various cities across India. In a statement, he said, “At present scores of students from Kashmir are stranded at Indore, Jalisalmer, Bangalore, and Delhi, where they have completed their quarantine stays and are […]