All courts shut in J&K, Ladakh till April 14

All courts shut in J&K, Ladakh till April 14

Srinagar: The J&K High Court, district courts, and subordinate courts have all stalled their functioning till April 14 on account of the 21-day national lockdown. A circular issued by the Registrar General of the Jammu wing of the High Court, Sanjay Dhar, mentions that keeping in view the declaration of lockdown of 21 days, Chief […]

Coronavirus watch: 5482 persons under surveillance in JK, 13 test positive: Govt

Says lockdown violators to face legal action

Coronavirus watch: 5482 persons under surveillance in JK, 13 test positive: Govt

JAMMU: Government Thursday informed that 5482 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been enlisted for surveillance and, so far 13 cases have tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir – 11 positives, 1 recovered, 1 death. According to the daily Media Bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), 3053 persons have been kept under home […]

Strict restrictions imposed in Hajin

Strict restrictions imposed in Hajin

HAJIN: Strict restrictions were imposed in north Kashmir’s Hajin on Thursday after four persons were tested positive a day ago. People were not being allowed to enter or leave the area. Early morning, Municipal Committee Hajin started a sanitisation drive in the area. Chairman Municipal Committee Hajin Irshad Ahmad said that fresh drive was launched […]

Doctor suspended in Shopian for negligence

Doctor suspended in Shopian for negligence

SHOPIAN: A doctor was suspended in Shopian after he was found absent from duty in the respiratory section of government district hospital here. Deputy Commissioner Shopian, Choudhary Muhammad Yasin ordered for his suspension after people who had travel history reached the hospital early in the morning for screening and medical check-up regarding Coronavirus, and instead […]

45 distilleries, 564 manufacturers granted permission to produce hand sanitisers: GoI

SRINAGAR: About 45 distilleries and 564 other manufacturers have been granted permission to produce hand sanitizers, more than 55 distilleries are likely to be given permission in one or two days and many more are being motivated to produce sanitisers in this scenario, said government of India on Thursday. The statement said, “Central and State […]

Bandipora admin arranges free pick, drop facility for mandatory screening

BANDIPORA: District administration Bandipora has arranged a free pick and drop facility for the mandatory screening of the people having travel history of a foreign country or having Covid symptoms. Deputy Commissioner Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza said that anybody who has COVID-19 like symptoms including fever, dry cough and sore throat and has a recent […]

Four booked in Pampore for violating government orders

PAMPORE: The authorities in Pampore area of Pulwama district registered cases against four people for violating government orders for containing spread of COVID-19. On the directions of Tehsildar Pampore, Pampore Ishtiyaq Mohi-ud-Din , police Pampore registered an FIR against Imam and two Masjid Committee members of a local mosque at Gundbal village of Pampore. “An […]

11 positive cases, 1 recovery, 5124 persons under observation in JK: Govt

11 positive cases, 1 recovery, 5124 persons under observation in JK: Govt

JAMMU: Government Wednesday said that 5124 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance and so far 11 cases tested positive – 10 active positive and 1 recovered – in Jammu and Kashmir. According to the daily media bulletin on novel coronavirus (COVID-19), 3061 persons have been kept under home […]

LG appeals to people to observe 21-day lockdown earnestly

LG appeals to people to observe 21-day lockdown earnestly

JAMMU: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu Wednesday appealed to the people of the of Jammu and Kashmir to observe the 21-day lockdown earnestly to break the transmission chain and contribute in the fight against the spread of deadly Covid-19. In a recorded message, Lt Governor observed that the aadministration has taken various steps for containing […]

People in Shopian clean surroundings after notice

People in Shopian clean surroundings after notice

SHOPIAN: Day after the district administration served notice to the people in Shopian to clear cow dung waste, polythene and garbage from their surroundings to combat Covid-19 outbreak, many residents were seen collecting waste from streets and water bodies in a view to keep the environment clean. Locals from different areas told Kashmir Reader over […]