3 more COVID-19 patients recover in Bandipora

Srinagar: Three more COVID-19 patients have recovered in north Kashmir’s Bandipora taking the total recoveries in the district to eight. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Mirza tweeted this evening that the recovered patients had been discharged from the hospital. Earlier in the day, Mirza had informed about 3 patients recovering from COVID-19. The DC Bandipora urged […]

Entire population in red zones to be screened, says SOPĀ 

Jammu: The government on Tuesday issued guidelines (SOPs) to be followed in the areas declared as COVID-19 “Red Zones” in J&K for delivery of essential supplies, services and to curb the spread of community transmission by enforcing restrictions already imposed under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) has been notified in […]

COVID-19: Aggressive sampling picks up in all Kashmir districts: Dir Health Services Kashmir

SRINAGAR, APRIL 14: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Samir Mattoo today said that an aggressive sampling process has been launched in all the districts across Kashmir division stating that Directorate was aiming to take 800 samples per day. “The process will provide a big relief to the COVID-19 patients and we will also be able […]

Edu institutions to remain closed for now: J&K govt spokesperson

Srinagar: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi extending the COVID-19 lockdown till May 3, the Jammu and Kashmir government Tuesday said that educational institutions will continue to remain closed. Government spokesperson Rohit Kansal tweeted this evening that schools, colleges and universities will continue to remain closed for now. Kansal however dis not specify the particular date […]

8 more cases in J&K takes COVID-19 tally to 278

Srinagar: Eight more positive cases were recorded in Jammu and Kashmir taking total Covid-19 tally to 278. “New cases- 06 from Kashmir and 02 from Jammu Division,” said government spokeperson Rohit Kansal. He said that 14 persons from Kashmir recovered. KR Desk

VC BGSBU reviews online academic activities with faculty, students

Srinagar: Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshha University, Prof Javed Musarrat Tuesday held an online video meeting with Deans and Heads of various Departments to review the online academic activities taken up by the university in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. A varsity statement said that it was the second time in […]

Gautam Navlakha surrenders before NIA in Bhima Koregaon case

New Delhi:  Civil rights activist Gautam Navlakha surrendered before the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday here after the Supreme Court had rejected his plea seeking extension of time in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, officials said. Navlakha, who has been accused under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act for alleged involvement in the […]

Doctors coordination panel demands adequate protective gear, refreshment to healthcare workers

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Doctors Coordination Committee on Tuesday demanded adequate protective gear and refreshment for the health care workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in the union territory. The JKDCC comprises the Kashmir and Jammu Doctors’ associations besides Society of Consultant Doctors, Society of Dental Surgeons JK and Chenab Valley Doctors Association. The statement […]

COVID-19 helpline for grievance redressal in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The government today established a dedicated helpline/helpdesk which will look after all the issues, grievances, complaints and other matters related to COVID 19 particularly in the Kashmir. The facility was set up on the directions of Advisor to Lieutenant Governor Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is overall in-charge of coronavirus control efforts in Kashmir, in […]

Take measures to sanitise offices in Srinagar: DGP to officers during Darbar Move review

Jammu: The Director General of Police J&K Dilbag Singh Tuesday chaired a high level meeting with the officers of different wings to finalize the arrangements and preparedness regarding the annual Darbar Move-2020 at Police Headquarters. The meeting comes in view of the recent government order to open the Srinagar Civil Secretariat on May 4. According […]