Police arrests 2 drug peddlers in Bandipora along with contraband

Srinagar: Police in Bandipora have arrested two drug peddlers & recovered contraband substances from their possession. Acting on specific information, a police party led by SDPO Sumbal and Incharge Police Post Ajas at a checkpoint established at Bazipora Ajas intercepted two individuals. They have been identified as Mubashir Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Rasool lone […]

Vaccination only shield for Covid-19: Dr Nisar Ahmad Shah

Gastroenterology problems caused by covid are self limiting, need only symptomatic treatment Individuals having gastroenterology problems are not at any additional risk of superadded infection SRINAGAR: Covid is known to cause a variety of gastroenterological problems like dyspepsia, diarrhoea, abdominal pain; oesophageal, gastric & duodenal ulcers, hepatitis and pancreatitis like illness said Dr Nisar Ahmad […]

KTA reiterates need for better care of Covid patients at SKIMS Bemina and JLNM hospitals

Srinagar: Kashmir Trade Alliance (KTA) reiterated the need for better management of Covid patients and demanded that administration should increase the number of oxygen and ICU beds available in the valley. President KTA, Ajaz Shahdhar in a statement said that the covid patients admitted in SKIMS Bemina and JLNM hospital are facing lot of problems […]

Director health takes stock of Covid hospitals in Bandipora

Srinagar: Director Health Services Kashmir, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather on Saturday visited Bandipora and took first hand appraisal of infrastructure and Covid management situation in hospitals. A spokesperson of Directorate of Health Services Kashmir said that the director visited district hospital Bandipora and took stock of the Covid-19 situation. “The director visited the district hospital […]

COVID-19 recovered patients emerging as ray of hope in Kishtwar during these critical times

KISHTWAR: As the second wave of the pandemic has hit the country hard, district Kishtwar has also been adversely affected and persons from all walks of life and society in the district have contracted this virus. As the virus is creating anxiety among the population, the recovered patients are emerging as the ray of hope […]

DC Pulwama announces a mega health infrastructure boost to contain COVID-19

PULWAMA: Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, Baseer-Ul-Haq Chaudhary on Saturday announced a mega augmentation plan of health infrastructure for containing COVID-19 in the district. Briefing media persons during a press conference, the Deputy Commissioner said that oxygen supported bed capacity will be increased from 575 to 1300 within 20 days. He told that testing capacity will be […]

DGP for utilising all possible resources in the fight against COVID-19

Srinagar: Director General of Police, J&K, Dilbag Singh today afternoon visited Armed Police Headquarters (APHQ), Karan Nagar, and PCR, Kashmir in Srinagar and reviewed the Covid situation with officers/doctors and emphasised on appropriate response and preparedness. The DGP was received by the ADGP (Armed) J&K S.J.M. Gillani IGP Kashmir/Armed Vijay Kumar, DIG Central Kashmir Amit […]

PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation, orders immediate audit of installation, operation of ventilators

PM Modi reviews Covid-19 situation, orders immediate audit of installation, operation of ventilators

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday called for augmenting healthcare resources in rural areas to focus on door to door testing and surveillance, and asserted that localised containment strategies are the need of the hour, especially in states with high positivity rate in districts. Chairing a high-level meeting, Modi said states should be […]

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 COVID-19 […]

US partnered with India as PM Modi made commitment to deploy 450 GW renewable energy: Kerry

US partnered with India as PM Modi made commitment to deploy 450 GW renewable energy: Kerry

Washington: The United States has partnered with India on climate change so as to help it meet its commitment to deploy 450 gigawatts (GW) of renewable energy, the Biden administration’s climate change envoy has told US lawmakers. “Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi has made a commitment to deploy 450 GW of renewable energy. We have created […]