RBI puts EMIs on hold for three months

RBI puts EMIs on hold for three months

Mumbai: The RBI on Friday put on hold EMI payments on all term loans for three months and cut interest rate by steepest in more than 11 years as it joined the government effort to rescue a slowing economy that has now got caught in coronavirus whirlwind. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo […]

Designate two hospitals in north, south Kashmir for COVID-19: DAK

Doctors say not insurance but protective gears required to fight the pandemic

Designate two hospitals in north, south Kashmir for COVID-19: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) Friday appreciated the efforts of the administration for designating hospitals in Srinagar and Jammu as COVID-19 hospitals and demanded to convert two hospitals one each in north and south Kashmir as COVID-19 hospitals in view of the soaring positive cases. President DAK, Dr Suhail Naik said that around 85% of […]

Srinagar admin to home deliver food grains, LPG to residents

Srinagar admin to home deliver food grains, LPG to residents

SRINAGAR: Srinagar administration on Friday said it is home delivering food grains and LPG at the doorsteps of residents of the district in view of restrictions on public movement put in place in an effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus infection. “Home-deliveries are starting tomorrow on March 28 and will continue for a […]

Bar urges admin to release political prisoners

Bar urges admin to release political prisoners

Srinagar: J&K High Court Bar Association on Friday urged the administration to release political prisoners lodged in and outside J&K jails including Bar president. The statement issued here said, “The executive members of J&K High Court Bar Association Srinagar held a meeting on Friday via teleconferencing and urged authorities to release of all the detainees […]

Pay water, electricity bills online: PHE, PDD to people

Pay water, electricity bills online: PHE, PDD to people

JAMMU: In view of Coronavirus pandemic, Public Health Engineering (PHE) department and Power Development department has urged people to pay their water and electricity online. To break the Covid-19 chain, both the departments have asked its consumers to avail online bill payment facility from the comfort and safety of their homes. Consumers can pay their […]

No positive case in Anantnag so far: DM

ANANTNAG: District Magistrate (DM), Anantnag Bashir Ahmad Dar Friday said that Anantnag district is Covid-19 free as all the 9 samples sent for testing have proven negative. He said that the focus of the district administration is to increase the capacity of administrative and hospital quarantine in the district. He said that quarantine and other […]

GDC Beerwah launches e-classes for students

BUDGAM: In view of Covid-19 pandemic, Government Degree College Beerwah on Thursday said they are starting “learn from home” programme where teachers of various subjects are conducting daily e-classes over various online platforms like WhatsApp, Google Classrooms etc. “The students are directed to visit the college website http://gdcbeerwah.edu.in to register for the program. The students […]

KEA slams RBI’s contingency measures, says need total remap

Srinagar: Kashmir Economic Alliance (KEA) on Friday slammed RBI’s contingency measures, saying it makes banks immune to losses and makes borrowers more vulnerable to extinction. In a statement, vice chairman of KEA Iqbal Trumboo said that they are unhappy over the RBI’s contingency measurers for deferment of interest component of working capital and other loans. […]

RTI Movement appeals govt to restore 4G, provide relief to people, release prisoners

Srinagar: J&K RTI Movement on Friday appealed to state and central government to provide relief to the people of J&K, restore 4G, release prisoners and procure and provide adequate Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) in view of Covid-19 pandemic. Shaikh Ghulam Rasool, Chair J&K RTI Movement said, “Conflict and corruption have consumed the health care of […]

Army distributes free ration to daily wagers, migrant labourers

Srinagar: Army on Friday said it distributed rations among the daily wage earners, migrant workers and the needy. “Considering the lockdown announced by the government to avoid spreading of Coronavirus disease (Covid-19) the Army came forth to help the disadvantaged sustain the lockdown with minimum problems. This initiative is being undertaken throughout the Valley at […]