Diagonastic centre sealed in Baramulla

BARAMULLA: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has sealed a diagnostic centre in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday. Official sources said that a team of ACB Kashmir conducted a surprise check of Iqra Diagonastic Centre located in Baramulla town, during the checking that was pursuant to an enquiry vide number JSC-04/2020 and expired reagents were found […]

13 patients discharged from Pampore hospital

PAMPORE: Thirteen more persons have recovered from Covid-19 in different areas of Pulwama district at an isolation facility at a private hospital in Pampore. The persons, who were hospitalized, after testing positive for Coronavirus 15 days ago, were discharged Tuesday , after repeatedly testing negative for the infection. The recovered persons include four female and […]

Shopian villagers seek verification into BPL, AAY ration card holders

Shopian villagers seek verification into BPL, AAY ration card holders

SHOPIAN: The inhabitants of Dunado, a far off village in Keller belt of south Kashmir’s Shopian district recently staged a protest against callous attitude of authorities for not plugging the supply of foodgrains meat for the poor, that according to them is benefitting rich families in the area. Locals said that many people in the […]

Preserving wetlands,water bodies from encroachment top priority: DC Budgam

Preserving wetlands,water bodies from encroachment top priority: DC Budgam

BUDGAM: Deputy Commissioner Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza Monday chaired a meeting of officers to discuss the directions received from National Green Tribunal (NGT) pertaining to impending issues of wetlands and water bodies of district Budgam. The meeting also deliberated on the point’s agenda wise already discussed in the meeting under the chairmanship of Divisional Commissioner […]

ADC Awantipora takes stock of land conversion, mineral extraction in Pampore, Wayun

ADC Awantipora takes stock of land conversion, mineral extraction in Pampore, Wayun

PAMPORE: Additional Deputy Commissioner Awantipora, S.A Raina on Monday visited different areas of Pampore Tehsil to take stock of land conversion and extraction of minerals. The ADC visited Yeshnabal locality in Pampore town to take stock of land conversion in the area. “One person was found filling soil in a marsh,” Raina said, adding he […]

40 percent increase in Covid -19 testing at GMC Jammu

JAMMU: Stepping up COVID-19 testing, the Microbiology Department of Government Medical College, Jammu achieved yet another milestone by carrying out more than 2143 tests in a day, through introduction of partial automation yesterday, 843 samples more than the daily average of 1300 samples per day during the past two months, thus accounting for an increase […]

MD JKRTC disengages services of driver, penalises 2 conductors

JAMMU: Acting tough against the erring employees of JKRTC for gross negligence of legitimate duties and ticket less travelling, Managing Director, Jammu and Kashmir Road Transport Corporation (MD JKRTC), Angrez Singh Rana, imposed penalty on two erring Conductors recoverable from their salary besides disengaging consolidated service of Ghulam Mohi ud Din (CB Driver) with immediate […]

Closed public washrooms in Shopian town add to public woes

Closed public washrooms in Shopian town add to public woes

Shopain: Even after the authorities in Shopian town have allowed openings of markets in shifts, the washrooms functional in the town have remained closed, creating immense problems to the general public, particularly women. These washrooms under the local municipality according to locals have been closed since the outbreak of pandemic . “I saw people particularly […]

Govt evacuates 1,70,541 stranded JK residents

Govt evacuates 1,70,541 stranded JK residents

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir Government has evacuated about 1,70,541 JK residents, stranded in other parts of the country due to COVID lockdown, via Lakhanpur and through special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures. As per the official data received in this regard, the Jammu […]

DSEJ organises webinar on ‘Ensuring Well-being during stressful times’

DSEJ organises webinar on ‘Ensuring Well-being during stressful times’

JAMMU: Directorate of School Education, Jammu organized a Webinar through its Counselling Cell on ‘Ensuring Well-being During Stressful Times’. Director School Education Jammu, Anuradha Gupta was the chief guest of the event, while Practicing counsellor, WHO Life Skills Trainer, Parenting Coach, Therapist, Dr. Geetanjali Kumar, was the key resource person and Head of the Department, […]