Hectic deliberations underway within political parties for Delhi invite

Hectic deliberations underway within political parties for Delhi invite

Final decision postponed to Tuesday SRINAGAR: Mainstream political parties in Jammu and Kashmir have decided to take a decision on Tuesday on attending the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on June 24. This was decided on Sunday after the National Conference (NC) and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) held internal party meetings […]

Congress pitches for restoration of statehood

Congress pitches for restoration of statehood

New Delhi: Ahead of a meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Jammu and Kashmir, the Congress on Sunday said the Centre should accept the demand for restoration of statehood to J&K in the interest of the Constitution and democracy. Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala, however, did not say whether the party will participate […]

India, Pakistan statements on resolving issues through dialogue welcome step: AAC

India, Pakistan statements on resolving issues through dialogue welcome step: AAC

Srinagar: The recent statements by India and Pakistan expressing willingness to resolve their issues through a dialogue is a welcome step, the Jammu and Kashmir Awami Action Committee (AAC), led by Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, said Sunday. The AAC also urged the two countries to take up the Kashmir issue and “show seriousness […]

Anantnag’s bungling of Covid medical care reflects in highest death rate in Kashmi

Anantnag’s bungling of Covid medical care reflects in highest death rate in Kashmi

Of 33 deaths in June so far, 26 in GMC Anantnag Anantnag: The Covid death rate in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district is 2.92 percent, so far in the month of June, way higher than the overall death rate of 1.2 percent in Kashmir division. About 21 percent of the Covid related deaths in Kashmir valley […]

14 more die of Covid, 585 new cases in J&K

14 more die of Covid, 585 new cases in J&K

Srinagar: Fourteen Covid patients lost their lives while 585 fresh Covid cases were detected in the last 24 hours in J&K, the official daily bulletin reported on Sunday. Of the new cases, 462 were reported in Kashmir Division and 123 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. Of the 14 deaths, 7 each were reported in […]

At many centres, no one being asked to stay half an hour after vaccine shot

At many centres, no one being asked to stay half an hour after vaccine shot

SRINAGAR: At a dispensary in Miyashah Sahab area of Rainawari, Mumtaza and her husband, Ashiq Hussain, received the first shot of Covid-19 vaccine two weeks ago. The duo, one 70-year-old and the other 65, were asked to leave home after the shot, without waiting the mandatory 30 minutes after the inoculation. They reached home, took […]

LG condemns stone pelting on vaccination team

LG condemns stone pelting on vaccination team

Jammu: Condemning stone pelting on a medical team in north Kashmir’s Bandipora, Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday appealed to people to respect all corona warriors and get themselves vaccinated as responsible citizens. A video wet viral on social media purportedly showing a woman pelting stones on health workers engaged in a door-to-door vaccination campaign […]

Covid curfew lifted from 8 districts

Covid curfew lifted from 8 districts

Jammu: State Executive Committee (SEC) on Sunday announced the lifting of weekend curfew from eight of the 20 districts, with further easing of restrictions owing to significant improvement in the Covid situation. However, the night curfew would continue to remain in force in Shopian, Ganderbal and Bandipora in Kashmir and Jammu, Samba, Kathua, Reasi, and […]

All above 45 years in J&K will be vaccinated by June-end: Singh

All above 45 years in J&K will be vaccinated by June-end: Singh

New Delhi: Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said all people above 45 years in Jammu and Kashmir will be vaccinated against COVID-19 by the end of this month. According to a Personnel Ministry statement, the minister has been informed that with the Centre’s ‘free vaccine for all’ impetus to the countrywide vaccination drive from […]

Can’t give Rs 4 lakh compensation to Covid victims, GoI tells SC

Can’t give Rs 4 lakh compensation to Covid victims, GoI tells SC

New Delhi: The Centre has told the Supreme Court that ex gratia compensation of Rs 4 lakh cannot be paid to the families of those who have died of Covid-19 as it is beyond fiscal affordability and the finances of central and state governments are under severe strain. In an affidavit filed before the top […]

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