Reverse shutting down KPC: CPJ

Reverse shutting down KPC: CPJ

New Delhi: The Committee to Protect Journalists called on authorities in Jammu and Kashmir to reverse moves in recent days to shut down the Kashmir Press Club (KPC). The authorities suspended the club’s registration and cancelled the allotment for its government-owned premises in Srinagar, effectively closing down the journalists’ group. “Suspending Kashmir Press Club’s registration […]

Rains, snow in Kashmir with MeT predicting snow spells

Rains, snow in Kashmir with MeT predicting snow spells

Srinagar: Snow and rain lashed parts of Kashmir on Monday with Meteorological Centre Srinagar on Monday predicting two light snow spells this week. It said that with light snowfall in plains and light to moderate snowfall over higher reaches of Valley, there would be light rain in Jammu region during 17th and 18th January. The […]

Govt terminates services of 4 absent teachers

Govt terminates services of 4 absent teachers

Srinagar: The government has ordered termination of services of four more teachers for unauthorised absence. According to an order issued by the Directorate of School Education Kashmir, services of Ashaq Parvez Mir of Kupwara, Mohammad Saleem Dar of district Budgam, Shazia Shafeeq, Teacher, HS Gundishath, Kupwara and Fatima Jameel, teacher, HS Padshahibagh, Srinagar have been […]

Grenade attack at PCR Batamaloo

Grenade attack at PCR Batamaloo

Srinagar: Suspected militants hurled a grenade on the Police Control room in Batamaloo area of Srinagar district on Monday evening. A top Police officer told GNS that militants attacked by lobbing a grenade towards PCR Kashmir. However In this incident no one was injured so far as per the reports. Meanwhile the entire area has […]

Soldier dies in Handwara

Soldier dies in Handwara

Srinagar: A 26-year-old soldier in Yamrad Rajwar in Handwara died after he was hospitalised for vomiting this afternoon, officials said. Lance Naik Sachin, the officials said was found unconscious at unit location of 21 RR, following vomiting. He was moved to Military Hospital and after around 45 minutes he was subsequently declared dead, they said. […]

Driver among 3 killed in Rajouri Khawas accident

Driver among 3 killed in Rajouri Khawas accident

Rajouri: Three persons were killed while another was injured in a road accident that took place at Khawas in Rajouri district. Police told KNO that in a late evening accident that took place at Bhella village road of Khawas, a tipper vehicle bearing registration number JK11A-6087 plunged into a roadside gorge. Four persons including the […]

Covid surge: CS Revenue reviews development works, Covid mitigation measures at Kulgam

Covid surge: CS Revenue reviews development works, Covid mitigation measures at Kulgam

KULGAM: Commissioner Secretary Revenue, Vijay Kumar Bidhuri, who is also Incharge Secretary for Kulgam, today visited the district and chaired an officers’ meeting to review development works there besides assessing Covid mitigation measures. He had a comprehensive review of development works being executed under various sectors in the district besides taking stock of implementation of […]

Auqaf Committee Pampore lends helping hand to COVID patients, provide oxygen concentrators

Auqaf Committee Pampore lends helping hand to COVID patients, provide oxygen concentrators

PAMPORE: Idara Auqaf Islamia Trust Pampore has been lending a helping hand to deal with on going pandemic in the Saffron Town Pampore area of South Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The Trust has been distributing oxygen concentrators to aged chest patients during winter season. ” Many oxygen concentrators have been made available to COVID patients during […]

DC Kupwara asks officers to ensure strict vigil on the spread of pandemic

KUPWARA: The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Kupwara, Imam Din today convened a meeting of concerned officers to review the Covid-19 scenario in the district. The meeting was informed that there are currently 483 active positive cases in the district with 1.55 percent positivity rate. Besides, the district has recorded 14904 recovered cases constituting 95.79 percent recovery […]

Hospitalizations, not case count should determine lockdown: DAK

Hospitalizations, not case count should determine lockdown: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said lockdown should be decided on the basis of the number of patients hospitalized with Covid rather than the number of positive cases. “Hospitalization rates, not case count should determine curbs and restrictions,” said DAK President and Influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan. Dr Hassan said the number […]