IGP Kashmir chairs Yatra security review meet in Anantnag

IGP Kashmir chairs Yatra security review meet in Anantnag

Anantnag: Kashmir Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar on Monday visited south Kashmir’s Anantnag district where he chaired a joint security review meeting. He was flanked by a galaxy of officers including GOC Victor Force, IG CRPF Kashmir Ops Sector, DIGs of BSF, ITBP, CRPF & DIG SKR Anantnag. All district SSPs & COs of […]

Covid spike: SKIMS director advises caution, not panic

Covid spike: SKIMS director advises caution, not panic

Anantnag: After a quiet couple of months, there has been a sudden spike in the number of daily Covid positive cases, in both Jammu and Kashmir divisions, but experts say there is nothing to worry about, although people must exercise caution. The spiral in the number of cases comes at a time when Kashmir valley […]

67 Covid cases in J&K

67 Covid cases in J&K

SRINAGAR: Sixty seven Covid cases were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, an official bulletin said. It said that 47 cases were detected in Jammu division and 20 in Kashmir division, taking the total positive cases to 454865. Moreover, 29 more COVID-19 patients have recovered and been discharged from various hospitals including 19 from […]

Congress protests against Agnipath scheme

Congress protests against Agnipath scheme

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Congress here on Monday held protests against Agnipath’ military recruitment scheme, demanding the central government to roll-back it immediately and stop “playing with the future” of the youth. The Congress leaders and activists observed a “peaceful Satyagraha” in all assembly constituencies across the country on Monday to demand a withdrawal of […]

Pakistan’s participation in BRICS dialogue ‘blocked by one member’: FO

Pakistan’s participation in BRICS dialogue ‘blocked by one member’: FO

Islamabad/Beijing: Pakistan on Monday alleged that “one member” of the BRICS grouping blocked its participation in a virtual meeting held on the sidelines of the bloc’s recent summit hosted by China. The Foreign Office (FO) said Pakistan has noted that this year a high-level dialogue on global development was held as a side event at […]

Make cancer notifiable disease, waive GST on drugs, check radiation therapy cost: Par panel to govt

Make cancer notifiable disease, waive GST on drugs, check radiation therapy cost: Par panel to govt

New Delhi: Emphasising on making cancer treatment affordable, a parliamentary panel on Monday suggested top government officials to consider waiving GST on cancer drugs and take stringent measures to check the prices of medicines and radiation therapy, sources said. The panel also suggested that cancer should be a “notifiable disease” so that its “actual burden” […]

Political career in mind, suspended IPS officer Basant Rath resigns

Political career in mind, suspended IPS officer Basant Rath resigns

Srinagar: Suspended IPS officer Basant Rath on Sunday announced his resignation from service on social media, hinting that he is joining politics to contest elections from Kashmir. On his famous Twitter handle KangriCarrier, which is unverified, as well as WhatsApp status and Instagram post, Rath, who will be completing two years of his suspension next […]

Should prepare for ‘two-front’ threat from China & Pakistan: IAF chief

Should prepare for ‘two-front’ threat from China & Pakistan: IAF chief

New Delhi: India should comprehend the situation along its unsettled western and northern borders as a ‘two-front’ contingency and prepare for it accordingly, Air Chief Marshal VR Chaudhari said on Sunday, referring to the possible challenge from a collusive military threat from China and Pakistan. In an exclusive interview to PTI, the Chief of Air […]

Destruction everywhere, help scarce after Afghanistan quake

Destruction everywhere, help scarce after Afghanistan quake

Gayan (Afghanistan): When the ground heaved from last week’s earthquake in Afghanistan, Nahim Gul’s stone-and-mud house collapsed on top of him. He clawed through the rubble in the pre-dawn darkness, choking on dust as he searched for his father and two sisters. He doesn’t know how many hours of digging passed before he caught a […]

JK reports 56 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

JK reports 56 fresh Covid cases, 1 death

SRINAGAR: The official Covid daily bulletin on Tuesday reported 56 fresh cases of COVID-19, 43 from Jammu division and 13 from Kashmir division, along with 1 COVID related death from Jammu division. The bulletin said that 28 COVID-19 patients recovered and/ or were discharged from various hospitals, including 18 fromJammu division and 10 from Kashmir […]