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

New Delhi: The Supreme Court Monday upheld the decision of Madhya Pradesh Governor Lal Ji Tandon asking the then Kamal Nath-led Congress government to undertake floor test, but expressed concern over the trend of legislators being whisked away by rival political parties to safe hideouts. It said that if the Governor has reasons to believe that […]

12 Delhi residents among 25 fresh COVID-19 cases recorded in Kashmir

Srinagar: Twenty five new Coronavirus positive cases have been detected in Kashmir on Monday including 12 residents of Delhi, officials said. They said 13 among the fresh Covid 19 cases had been detected at CD Hospital today while the remaining cases were found positive at SKIMS Soura’s virology lab. Nodal officer for Coronavirus at GMC […]

2 Kashmir children recorded COVID-19 positive test negative, discharged from hospital

Srinagar: In a big relief to the family, the two COVID-19 positive children in Kashmir tested negative for the disease on Monday. A government statement on Twitter said that the duo have been discharged from JLNM Hospital Rainawari along with their mother, who had been staying with them at the hospital. “The repeat samples of […]

SPO killed, another injured in Kishtwar militant attack

  Jammu: A Special Police Officer (SPO) was killed and another injured on Monday in a militant attack in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir, a police official said. The incident took place at remote Tandar village of Dachan this afternoon, the official said. He said some militants opened fire on the two SPOs on […]

Police officer tests positive for COVID-19 in Ludhiana

Ludhiana: An assistant commissioner of police tested positive for novel coronavirus in Ludhiana in Punjab, a health official said on Monday. Ludhiana Civil Surgeon Rajesh Bagga said the test reports of the officer, confirming him to be positive for the virus, came on Sunday night. The ACP (North) was admitted to a local hospital, Bagga […]

Trump thanks Russian President and Saudi Crown Prince for striking big deal to stabilise oil prices

Washington:US President Donald Trump has thanked his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al Saud for striking a “big” deal with other major crude producers to slash oil production in a bid to stabilise a market that has been jolted by the coronavirus pandemic. Global oil demand is estimated to […]

Pakistan Army fighter jet crashes, kills two pilots

Islamabad: A Pakistan Army fighter jet crashed on Monday during a routine training mission in eastern Punjab province, killing both the pilots on board, according to the military’s media wing. The crash took place in Gujrat area of Punjab province, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) said. Both pilots, Major Umer – who was the Instructor Pilot […]

Retired army man shot at in Kulgam succumbs

Srinagar: A retired army soldier from south Kashmir’s Kulgam district who was shot at by suspected militants on Sunday evening has succumbed in Srinagar, police said. The retired soldier, who has been identified as one Abdul Hameed Mandoo had been grievously injured by the gunshots after which he was removed to a health facility in […]

Avoid public gatherings on Baisakhi: Murmu appeals to people of J-K

Jammu:Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Girish Chandra Murmu greeted people on the eve of Baisakhi on Sunday and appealed to them to avoid any public gatherings in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak. He said the festival of Baisakhi holds special significance for the people of north India. “Baisakhi also marks the commencement of the […]

Agriculture operations to continue in controlled manner in J&K: Admin

Jammu:  The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday directed for continuation of agriculture operations in a controller manner besides allowing bi-annual movement of nomadic tribes in “small groups at a slow pace”. However, the administration directed the deputy commissioners and district police heads for strict implementation of restrictions in all the 77 COVID-19 ‘Red Zones’ […]