Govt revokes PSA detention orders of 18 persons

    Umer Maqbool Srinagar: Amid outbreak of deadly coronavirus, J&K government on Monday revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) detention orders of 18 persons lodged in different jails of Jammu and Kashmir. Highly placed sources disclosed to Kashmir News Observer that government has revoked detention orders of 18 persons languishing in three jails of […]

3 fresh COVID-19 cases in Kashmir

Srinagar: Three new cases were detected positive in Kashmir on Monday taking COVID-19 tally to 109 in J&K. Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal tweeted that 3 fresh cases were detected in Valley. KR Desk

COVID-19 pandemic: Ensuring nutrition of children in homes, says Dist Admin Srinagar

Srinagar: In view of the prevailing lockdown to combat COVID-19 pandemic, District administration Srinagar has announced home delivery of food grains to children enrolled at the Anganwadi centres. The twitter handle of Srinagar District Administration said on Monday that the process to home deliver the nutrition to 24181 children enrolled at 1200 Anganwadi centres of […]

COVID-19: Public entry into Gurez Valley banned 

BANDIPORA: Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza Monday imposed ban on entry of people into Gurez valley as a precautionary measure to prevent spread of COVID-19. Gurez — Bandipora road is presently closed for vehicular movement, as well as for movement on foot, in view of huge accumulation of snowfall at different spots, an official spokesperson […]

COVID-19 pandemic: Lt Guv Ladakh to donate 30 percent salary for one year

Srinagar : Lieutenant Governor of the Union Territory of Ladakh, R K Mathur has said he will donate 30 percent of his salary for one year in India’s fight against COVID-19 pandemic. “Sh. @R_Mathur, Hon’ble Lt. Governor of #Ladakh to #donate 30% of salary for 1 year as his contribution in the nation’s fight against […]

KU VC to review preparations today after lockdown is lifted

Srinagar: Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad will chair a meeting on Monday to review the preparations and measures taken by the University to fight Covid -19 after the lockdown is lifted. The statement said, “The meeting will be attended by various functionaries of the University including officers of the administration and senior […]

Army man shoots selfdead in Bandipora

Bandipora: An Army soldier allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself with his service rifle in Pannar area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Sunday early morning. Official sources said that the army man of 14 RR, posted at Pannar area of Bandipora shot himself while he was on duty at around 03: 45 AM. Following […]

14 more COVID-19 cases in Kashmir, J&K tally 106

Srinagar : Day after 16 COVID-19 cases were detected in the valley, 14 more persons were tested positive for the disease in Kashmir on Sunday taking the J&K tally to 106. Jammu and Kashmir government spokesman, Rohit Kansal, who tweeted about the development, further informed that a total if 100 cases comprising 82 in Kashmir […]

2 more army soldiers killed in Kupwara gunfight

Srinagar: Two more army soldiers were killed in an ongoing operation against militants in Kupwara on Sunday. Five militants who army said were infiltrating through Line of Control into the Valley were killed in Keran village of Kupwara today morning. One soldier was also killed while two were injured. But army spokesperson in the afternoon […]

COVID-19 threat looms over our head, says Principal GMC Srinagar

Srinagar : Principal Government Medical College Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid on Sunday said that the threat of COVID-19 outbreak “looms over our head” and appealed for maintaining social distance to prevent further spread of the virus. “Gentle reminder to all that the threat of the virus is still far from over. It looms over our […]