Bandipora admin arranges free pick, drop facility for mandatory screening

BANDIPORA: District administration Bandipora has arranged a free pick and drop facility for the mandatory screening of the people having travel history of a foreign country or having Covid symptoms. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza said that anybody who has COVID-19 like symptoms including fever, dry cough and sore throat and has a recent […]

Covid-19 killing more men than women, claims DAK

SRINAGAR: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday claimed that the Covid-19 is killing more men than women following the death of an elderly male in Kashmir valley. “More men are dying than women due to the virus,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement. “This is what evidence shows in countries with […]

JAC offers voluntary support to govt to combat pandemic

SRINAGAR: Joint Action Committee (JAC) Of Engineering Graduates Associations on Thursday offered its voluntary support to the government in combating Coronavirus pandemic. The statement said, “JAC of Engineering Graduates Associations has offered its voluntary support to the government in combating the Covid-19 pandemic. The JAC impressed upon the engineers to work with more zeal and […]

APSCC condemns militant attack on Gurdwara in Kabul

SRINAGAR: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Thursday condemned the militant attack on a Gurdwara in Kabul in which 30 Sikhs were killed. In a statement, the Committee has demanded proper protection of the minorities including Sikhs living in the different parts of the globe. Expressing outrage over the attack on Gurdwara and subsequent […]

COVID: One more positive case in J&K

Srinagar: One more patient was detected positive on Thursday. “Another positive case reported just now; patient from Rajouri district of Jammu province. History of close contact with (now deceased) positive,” tweeted government spokeperson Rohit Kansal. Earlier in day, two cases were detected positive in Srinagar. KR Desk

Covid: Two more positive cases in Valley

Srinagar: Two more cases have been detected positive in Kashmir on Thursday taking the total number to 11. “Two more positive cases in Srinagar. Siblings (7 years old and 8 months old)- grandchildren of a confirmed case from Srinagar with travel history to Saudi Arabia who had tested positive on 24th. Total number of active […]

DAK launches ‘DAK-HELPDESK’ mobile app for COVID-19 

Srinagar:Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday launched Android based Mobile application, named as “DAK-HELPDESK” which can be downloaded from The application can be downloaded by people across the region who need online medical Consultations either telephonically or through  WhatsApp between 9am till 6pm for minor ailments and COVID-19 related information, DAK spokesperson said. The “DAK-HELPDESK” has […]

Srinagar admin orders closure of religious places

Srinagar: The district adminstration has said that they are closing religious places as Kashmir saw first COVID-19 death today morning. “Closure of all religious places in #Srinagar is under way. With active cooperation of Managenent committees. Revered shrines Hazratbal, Naqshband Saheb show the way,” Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Choudhary tweeted. KR Desk

Doctor suspended in Shopian hospital

Shopian: A doctor was suspended in Shopian hospital after people complained about absence of medical staff at respiratory section in the hospital. Early morning, a group of people who returned from outside the Valley alleged that there is no one to conduct screening or medical checkup at the Shopian hospital. Following the complaints, Deputy commissioner […]