Israeli airstrikes hit buildings, roads in Gaza

  Gaza City: Israeli warplanes have struck several buildings and roads in a vital part of Gaza City early Sunday. According to photos circulated by residents and journalists, the airstrikes created a crater that blocked one of the main roads leading to Shifa, the largest hospital in the strip. The Health Ministry said the latest […]

Govt extends Corona Curfew across J&K till May 24

    Srinagar:The government on Saturday extended Corona Curfew across Jammu and Kashmir till May 24 in order to prevent the COVID-19 cases from spreading.   Directorate of Information and Public Relation (DIPR) in a tweet informed the extension in Corona Curfew for seven more days.   “The Corona Curfew imposed in all 20 distts […]

J&K Reports 63 More Covid-19 Deaths, 3677 New Cases

  Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 3677 fresh covid-19 cases even as 63 people succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Saturday. They said that 1728 of these cases were reported from Jammu Division and 1949 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall all tally to 240467.   Reader

Palestine Situation: IGP Kashmir Warns Against ‘Irresponsible Social Media Comments’

Srinagar: Stating that police is “sensitive to public anguish” over “unfortunate situation in Palestine”, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar on Saturday warned people against “irresponsible social media comments that results in actual violence” on streets.   “J&K Police is keeping a very close watch on elements who are attempting to leverage the unfortunate […]

COVID-restrictions continue in J-K

COVID-restrictions continue in J-K

      Srinagar: The lockdown imposed in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of an alarming surge in coronavirus cases entered the 17th day on Saturday as the normal life remained affected most areas of the union territory, officials said.       Markets remained shut and public transport was off the roads, the […]

Israeli airstrike on Gaza home kills 10, mostly children

    Gaza City: An Israeli air raid in Gaza City killed at least 10 Palestinians, mostly children, early Saturday in the deadliest single strike since the battle with Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers erupted earlier this week. Both sides pressed for an advantage as cease-fire efforts gathered strength. The latest outburst of violence began in […]

PM Modi reviews COVID situation, vaccination drive

PM Modi reviews COVID situation, vaccination drive

      New Delhi; Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday chaired a high-level meeting on the COVID-19 situation and the ongoing vaccination drive.       Government sources said top officials from different ministries attended the meeting.   Modi has been holding regular review meetings on the pandemic situation and taking measures as he […]

30 More Covid-19 Deaths In J&K, Toll 3057

  Srinagar: At least 30 more people succumbed to covid-19 since last evening in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the overall death toll due to the virus to 3057.   Official sources said that  sixteen people died at GMC Jammu while four others succumbed to the ravaging virus in various hospitals in the Valley.   Among […]

India adds 3.26 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 3,890 fresh fatalities

India adds 3.26 lakh new COVID-19 cases, 3,890 fresh fatalities

  New Delhi: India in a day recorded 3,26,098 COVID-19 cases that took the tally to 2,43,72,907, while 3,890 new fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,66,207, according to Union health ministry data updated on Saturday. The active cases have reduced to 36,73,802 and comprise 15.07 per cent of the total infections, while the national […]

2 tornadoes kill at least 7 in China; over 200 injured

  Beijing: Two tornadoes killed at least seven people in central and eastern China and left more than 200 others injured, officials and state media reported Saturday. The Wuhan government said that six people had died and 218 were injured in the inland Chinese city. The tornado hit about 8:40 pm with winds of 86 […]