5 LeT associates arrested, ammunition recovered in Sopore: Police

Srinagar: Security forces on Monday said it had arrested five militant associates of proscribed group LeT and recovered ammunition from their possession in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district. The Twitter handle of Sopore Police this evening said that the accused were arrested jointly by them alongwith security forces. Police said that incriminating material including 5 hand […]

12 people arrested in Ganderbal district for violating prohibitory orders

Srinagar: Twelve people were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Monday for violating prohibitory orders imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, police said here. The arrests were made in the Lar area of the central Kashmir district, they said. A case has been registered and further investigation into the matter has been […]

Govt revokes PSA detention orders of 36 persons; Process to release prisoners lodged outside J&K to begin soon

We have released 100 detainees after outbreak of COVID-19: Govt

    Umer Maqbool Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday revoked Public Safety Act (PSA) detention orders of 36 persons lodged in different jails, sources told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO). Highly placed sources disclosed that Home department of J&K Union Territory today revoked detention orders of 36 persons lodged in different jails. […]

Militants fire on police, CRPF in Pulwama, no loss of life

PULWAMA: Militants on Monday evening opened fire at a joint team of security forces at Malangpora area of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said. As per sources, militants fired upon police and CRPF personnel manning a naka at the Railway approach road in Malangpora. The firing was retaliated to by the security forces, sources said. A […]

Two more COVID-19 cases in Ladakh, active cases 5

Srinagar: Two more COVID-19 cases have been detected in the Union territory of Ladakh taking the total tally of cases to 17. The cases comprise one each from Sabu in Leh and Shakar-Chiktan in Kargil, Commissioner Secretary Health, Rigzin Samphel tweeted this evening adding that there were 5 active COVID-19 cases in Ladakh as of […]

Trump’s developer friend Stanley Chera dies of coronavirus

Washington: A friend and donor to President Donald Trump who the president had said was in a coma and seriously ill after becoming infected with the coronavirus has died. Stanley I. Chera’s death Saturday was reported by The Real Deal, which covers the New York real estate industry. The publication cited unidentified sources who have […]

One more COVID-19 patient cured in Ladakh

Leh: One more person has recovered from coronavirus infection in Ladakh, taking the number of people cured in the union territory to 12, a senior official said on Monday. We have now only three active patients left in the region two in Leh and one in Kargil, Commissioner Secretary (Health) Rigzin Samphel told reporters here, praising […]

Lockdown cripples migratory beekeepers of Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu: The lockdown due to coronavirus has posed a grave challenge to the migratory beekeepers, who chase blossoms from one state to another, and they are looking for support from both the administration and the people to keep their trade alive. Many of the apiarists have reached different parts of Jammu region from outside the Union […]

Intensify testing for coronavirus, address livelihood issues on priority: Tarigami

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir CPI(M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami urged the government on Monday to intensify coronavirus testing and address livelihood issues on priority as he called for extending the lockdown. The government must increase testing, equip our health workers and address livelihood issues seriously, he said. “The spread has to be contained through identifying, isolating […]

Spain death toll falls as some sectors go back to work

Madrid: Workers in Spain’s construction and manufacturing sectors cautiously returned to work Monday as the daily death toll resumed its downward trend and new infections fell to the lowest level in three weeks. Spain is one of the worst-hit countries in the world, and saw the daily death rate fall for three consecutive days last week, […]