HC spreading awareness by SMS in JK, Ladakh

HC spreading awareness by SMS in JK, Ladakh

JAMMU: High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is using Short Messaging Services (SMS) to disseminate information and make lawyers as well as litigants aware about novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Around 1,89,000 SMS have been sent by the High Court as well as by District Courts of JK and Ladakh UTs to the lawyers and litigants. […]

Govt issues helpline to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers

JAMMU: Government Sunday issued helpline numbers to facilitate inter-state migrant labourers who arrived in Jammu and Kashmir prior lockdown announced in view of Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. According to the Labour Commissioner J&K, the migrant labourers can contact the following helpline numbers for assistance and help: Showkat Shafi, Inspector, 8899546373 and Ansar Ahmad, Inspector, 7006286174 (for […]

Omar shares tips on surviving lockdown

Omar shares tips on surviving lockdown

SRINAGAR: NC leader Omar Abdullah, who was released Tuesday after 232 days in detention, has been sharing tips on surviving quarantine or a lockdown, drawing on his months of experience. His advises have been coming in the form of a tweet thread which he started on March 24. Fresh air really helped – deep breaths […]

JKSCD urges govt to restructure fighting measures at grassroots level

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Society of Consultant Doctors (JKSCD) on Sunday urged the government to restructure COVID-19 fighting measures at the grassroots level. In a statement, President JKSCD Dr Maajed Jehangeer said, “With the increase in new cases with each passing day, first and foremost we need to ensure that our health care workers, who […]

JKWP asks Panchs, Sarpanchs, BDC’s to volunteer

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Workers Party (JKWP) on Sunday asked Panchs, Sarpanchs, BDC’s and other workers to mobilise and volunteer to combat Covid-19 pandemic. “I hereby request all my part workers, Panchs, Sarpanchs and BDC’s to work as volunteers and to help people in these depressing times,” said Mir Junaid, President of JKWP in a statement. […]

Provide protective gear to healthcare professionals: RTI Movement

SRINAGAR: J&K RTI Movement has asked the administration to provide adequate protective gear to doctors and healthcare professionals who are the highest risk groups combating Coronovirus epidemic in Jammu and Kashmir. Protective gear in J & K for health workers battling the corona- virus crisis remains inadequate , Farooq Kuthoo spokesman Jammu & Kashmir RTI […]

Seeking online payment of electricity, water dues in time of crisis unfair: NC

Seeking online payment of electricity, water dues in time of crisis unfair: NC

Srinagar: National Conference on Saturday termed the recent government directive seeking online payment of electricity and water dues as unfair and demanded extension of their due dates in the valley in view of Covid-19 lockdown. While decreeing the government order widely published by the department of information and public relations asking people to pay their […]

Stuck in Hajin’s far-flung village, Police shifts pregnant woman to hospital

Stuck in Hajin’s far-flung village, Police shifts pregnant woman to hospital

Hajin: Police on Saturday shifted 28-year-old pregnant woman to the hospital who was stuck in a far-flung village in Vijpara in north Kashmir’s Hajin. She was shifted to Sumbal hospital, a senior police official told Kashmir Reader. “We got information regarding it and a team of police officials rushed to the spot and rescued her,” […]

24×7 helpline established for stranded residents

NEW Delhi: To address issues faced by stranded residents from Jammu and Kashmir during lockdown period in New Delhi and other parts of the country, a dedicated helpline centre operational 24×7 has been established in the Jammu and Kashmir Resident Commission here. “Additional Secretary, Rimpy Ohri is supervising the overall functioning of the Centre. Five […]

Free ration distribution drive in Anantnag for migrant labourers

ANANTNAG: District Magistrate Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Dar Saturday launched a drive for distribution of free ration to the migrant labourers presently putting up in Anantnag district in sync with the government directions and provisions of Disaster Management Act. The district administration revealed that more than 2300 seasonal labourers from different states of the country are […]