Strict restrictions imposed in Hajin

Hajin: Strict restrictions were imposed in Hajin after four persons tested positive there a day ago. People are not being allowed to enter or leave the area. Early morning, municipal committee Hajin started sanitisation drive in the area today. Chairman Municipal Committee Hajin Irshad Ahmad said that fresh drive was launched in view of the […]

Barring essential services, govt offices shut till April 14

Barring essential services, govt offices shut till April 14

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government has ordered the closure of all government offices, excluding those providing essential services, till April 14. “#COVID19 #JammuAndKashmir #FightagainstCorona All government offices except those providing essential services closed till April 14. @diprjk @HealthMedicalE1,” government spokesperson Rohit Kansal said in a tweet on Wednesday. Restrictions on movement imposed in Jammu […]

Ration to be delivered to homes in Srinagar

Ration to be delivered to homes in Srinagar

Srinagar: Around 1.60 lakh families in Srinagar would get ration delivered to their homes from Saturday as part of measures by the administration to contain the spread of coronavirus in the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir amidst the lockdown announced by the government. “Home-delivery of PDS (public distribution system) ration to 1.60 lakh families […]

Hiding travel history amounts to transgression before Allah: Majlis Ulema

Hiding travel history amounts to transgression before Allah: Majlis Ulema

Srinagar: Mutahida Majlis Ulema on Wednesday appealed people in Kashmir who have a travel history to voluntarily report and not conceal or lie about it for fear of mandatory quarantine. In a statement, the amalgam said that people hiding travel history are doing a great disservice to themselves, families and the community at large which […]

218 FIRs lodged against lockdown violators

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218 FIRs lodged against lockdown violators

Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir Police has registered 218 FIRs against persons who violated lockdown orders of the government, the police informed in a statement on Wednesday. In Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Kulgam and Awantipora police districts of south Kashmir, FIRs have been lodged against 28 persons for violating orders. In central Kashmir’s Srinagar, Budgam and […]

11 positive cases, 1 recovery, 5124 persons under observation in JK: Govt

11 positive cases, 1 recovery, 5124 persons under observation in JK: Govt

JAMMU: Government Wednesday said that 5124 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance and so far 11 cases tested positive – 10 active positive and 1 recovered – in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), 3061 persons have been kept under home […]

LG appeals to people to observe 21-day lockdown earnestly

LG appeals to people to observe 21-day lockdown earnestly

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu Wednesday appealed to the people of the of Jammu and Kashmir to observe the 21-day lockdown earnestly to break the transmission chain and contribute in the fight against the spread of deadly Covid-19. In a recorded message, Lt Governor observed that the aadministration has taken various steps for containing […]

CS reviews preparedness, says inter-district movement to be suspended

JAMMU: Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam Wednesday convened a high-level meeting to review the preparedness and measures put in place in the wake of nationwide lockdown for containment of Covid-19 epidemic as announced by the Prime Minister on 24th March. Divisional Commissioners, Jammu & Kashmir, all Deputy Commissioners and District Police Heads attended the meeting through […]

Transfer cash in bank accounts of poor during lockdown: Chidambaram asks govt

New Delhi: Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s lockdown decision for 21 days in the wake of coronavirus pandemic and suggested 10 measures, including cash transfer in bank accounts of the poor and vulnerable. In a statement, the former Minister said Modi’s announcement of a […]

One month advance pension to retd J&K employees

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir government orders immediate release of one-month pension in advance to all its retired employees, besides wages for a month to its daily-wage worker: Official spokesperson KR Desk