Municipal workers go door-to-door, ask people to download Araogya Setu amid internet blackout

Municipal workers go door-to-door, ask people to download Araogya Setu amid internet blackout

Anantnag: Amid mobile internet blackout across Kashmir, municipal workers are making door-to-door appearances asking people to download the “Aarogya Setu”, a mobile application meant for tracking user location and contact history. The application has been developed by the national informatics centre and the ministry of electronics and information technology is overseeing the working. The application […]

Municipal workers go door-to-door, ask people to download ‘Araogya Setu’ amid internet shutdown in Valley

Municipal workers go door-to-door, ask people to download ‘Araogya Setu’ amid internet shutdown in Valley

Anantnag: Amid mobile internet blackout across Kashmir, municipal workers are making door-to-door appearances asking people to download the “Aarogya Setu”, a mobile application meant for tracking user location and contact history. The application has been developed by the national informatics centre and the ministry of electronics and information technology is overseeing the working. The application […]

Hizb chief Riyaz Naikoo killed in native village

Hizb chief Riyaz Naikoo killed in native village

Anantnag: Riyaz Naikoo, the operational chief of Hizbul Mujahideen, was killed along with an associate by government forces in Naikoo’s native village of Beighpora in Awantipora on Wednesday. Police confirmed the killing of Naikoo in a gunfight. Early on Wednesday, police had also tweeted from their official handles about the top commander being trapped by […]

Who was Riyaz Naikoo?

Who was Riyaz Naikoo?

Anantnag: One of the longest surviving militants in Kashmir, 35-year-old Naikoo taught mathematics at a private school before he joined the Hizb-ul-Mujahideen in May 2012. On May 21, his association with Hizb would have completed eight years. After working closely with Burhan Wani and Yasin Yattoo, Hizb commanders who were slain by government forces, Naikoo […]

SDH Bijbehara designated for pregnant women in red zones

SDH Bijbehara designated for pregnant women in red zones

Bijbehara: Thousands of people dependent for their health care needs on the Sub-District Hospital (SDH) in Bijbehara town of Anantnag district have been left worried after the administration designated the hospital for pregnant women who live in Covid-19 red zones of the district. There are currently 7 red zones in Anantnag district with over 100 […]

Pregnant woman’s death leads to controversy in Anantnag

Pregnant woman’s death leads to controversy in Anantnag

Anantnag: Afraid that her death will be associated with Covid-19, the family of a 35-year-old pregnant woman carried her body out of the Maternity and Child Care Hospital, here in Anantnag, on a hospital stretcher, videos of which drew outrage against the hospital administration for not providing an ambulance. The district administration, however, said that […]

Two unidentified militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Locals clash with forces near encounter site

Two unidentified militants killed in Pulwama gunfight

Anantnag: Two militants believed to be members of Jaish-e-Muhammad outfit were killed in a gunfight with government forces Saturday in Dangerpora village of south Kashmir’s Pulwama. Intense clashes between locals who tried to march towards the site of the gunfight and government forces were witnessed around the site of the gunfight. The identity of the […]

From zero to 95 in Anantnag district in 15 days

From zero to 95 in Anantnag district in 15 days

Nowgam, Kharpora worst hit with 62 and 17 cases Anantnag: The last district in south Kashmir to register a Covid-19 positive case, Anantnag has since then witnessed a steady growth in the last fifteen days. With an addition of 12 new cases on Friday, the total has now reached 95. The district has even surpassed […]

Protests at Anantnag quarantine centre quelled with force

Anantnag: Several people quarantined at a government college here in Anantnag district were injured on Tuesday after authorities used force to quell their protests against lack of basic facilities, including food. The people quarantined at the college are mostly those who had come into contact with Covid-19 positive cases. They also alleged nepotism in decision […]

Three militants killed in Lower Munda gunfight

Explosion at gunfight site leaves 5 injured; only one body retrieved from Sunday’s gunfight site in Kulgam

Three militants killed in Lower Munda gunfight

Anantnag: Hours after three militants were killed in a gunfight with government forces on Monday in Qazigund area of Kulgam, an explosion at the site of the gunfight left at least five people injured, two of them seriously. The slain militants remain unidentified as has been the case in the last more than four gunfights […]

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