Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Brazil surpasses US in daily coronavirus death toll

Sao Paulo: Brazil daily coronavirus deaths were higher than fatalities in the United States for the first time over the last 24 hours, according to the country’s Health Ministry. Brazil registered 807 deaths over the last 24 hours, whereas 620 died in the United States. Brazil has the second-worst outbreak in the world, with 374,898 […]

RDA condemns assault against doctor

Srinagar: The Resident Doctors Association at Government Medical College Srinagar and associated hospitals has condemned the alleged thrashing of a senior cardiologist by a J&K police officer. In  a statement issued Monday,  RDA spokeperson termed the incident as unfortunate at a time when the whole medical fraternity was working tirelessly and risking their lives in […]

Govt deploys officers to assist Coronavirus mitigation efforts

SRINAGAR: The government in an effort to ensure effective COVID-19 mitigation measures, has deployed Deputy Secretary, Power Development Department, Malik Waseem Ahmad, Deputy Secretary, Department of Forest, Ecology and Environment, Suhail-ul-Islam, Deputy Secretary, Industries and Commerce Department, Sartaj Hussain Madni and Under Secretary, Home Department, Abdul Rashid Raina with Deputy Commissioner Srinagar for assisting in […]

Two minor girls die in drowning incident in Srinagar outskirts

Srinagar: Two minor died girls died and three rescued in Zewan area of Panthachowk in Srinagar outskirts on Monday evening. SHO police station Pantha Chowk told Kashmir Reader that five minor girls drowned in stangnant rainwater at Dakteng quarries at Zewan area of Srinagar. Of them, two died and three were rescued by locals and […]

Srinagar Admin orders complete lockdown till May 31

Srinagar Admin orders complete lockdown till May 31

Srinagar: The district administration Srinagar on Saturday ordered complete lockdown across the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir till May 31. Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Dr Shahid Choudhary said that the restrictions are already in place from past few months to contain the deadly virus from spreading. “People across the Srinagar district cooperated with the […]

Flyers entering J&K to undergo tests

Flyers entering J&K to undergo tests

JAMMU: In view of the flights resuming operations from May 25, the government on Saturday announced that all necessary preventive protocols about COVID-19 pandemic will be ensured during evacuation process of stranded people of Jammu and Kashmir. “All passengers/returnees coming to UT of J&K, whether by road, rail or air will have to compulsorily undergo […]

JK Govt facilitates 13120 migrant workers aboard on special trains

JK Govt facilitates 13120 migrant workers aboard on special trains

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Government has so far sent back 13120 outbound migrant workers stranded in different parts of JK aboard several special trains from Katra till May 23 including about 2206 migrant workers who left Katra aboard a special train to Chatarpur in Madhya Pradesh today. As per the Nodal Officer J&K, several Shramik […]

LG visits Jammu railway station, tours city post lockdown relaxations

LG visits Jammu railway station, tours city post lockdown relaxations

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, today visited the railway station and then toured prominent places & markets across the Jammu city to get a first-hand appraisal of the situation on ground post relaxation of lockdown restrictions. At the railway station, the Lt Governor took stock of the facilities being provided to the people of […]