Supplying 500 PPEs, 3000 face masks to DDMA daily: Ehsaas Int’l

Supplying 500 PPEs, 3000 face masks to DDMA daily: Ehsaas Int’l

Srinagar: Ehsaas International, a Kashmir based non-governmental organisation, on Saturday said it is supplying 500 PPEs (Personal Protection Equipment’s) and 3000 triple-layered face masks on daily basis to District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) Srinagar. The statement issued here said, “The equipment is being developed as per the quality standards approved the local health authority (Covid […]

Div Com visits KU campus Zakura, reviews preparedness

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole Saturday visited the University of Kashmir Campus at Zakura to review preparedness and arrangements in the institution for the future exigency of COVID -19 suspects. He inspected the campus and reviewed all facilities which are required for Coronavirus suspected persons as per advisory. He directed concerned to ensure […]

PIB Fact Check junks report that said India is in third stage of Covid-19

PIB Fact Check junks report that said India is in third stage of Covid-19

NEW DELHI: The Press Information Bureau fact checking unit PIB Fact Check has been busy fighting fake news and false claims on coronavirus in the past weeks. On Saturday, it dismissed reports on an online news portal that India has entered the third stage of the pandemic as misleading and scaremongering amid a countrywide lockdown […]

India’s response to Coronavirus pre-emptive, pro-active, graded: Govt

India’s response to Coronavirus pre-emptive, pro-active, graded: Govt

NEW DELHI: India’s response to COVID-19 has been “pre-emptive, pro-active and graded”, the government said on Saturday, brushing aside the allegations that the 21-day nationwide lockdown was announced without any planning. The government said it had already put in place a “comprehensive response system” at its borders much before the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared […]

Rajouri under focus as strict restrictions continue across Jammu to prevent spread of COVID-19

Jammu: With three coronavirus cases being reported in the past couple of days, authorities in Rajouri district have brought dozens of people under surveillance, officials said on Saturday. While one person tested positive for COVID-19 in Rajouri on Thursday, the samples of two more suspected cases from the border district came positive on Friday, taking the […]

For the first time, Friday prayers suspended everywhere in Kashmir

4 more Uri residents who had come in contact with coronavirus patient sent to hospital

For the first time, Friday prayers suspended everywhere in Kashmir

Srinagar/ Baramulla: No Friday congregational prayers were held anywhere in Kashmir as the government and religious organisations cancelled the congregations in view of one death from coronavirus and 14 positive cases, including of an 8-month-old infant, in the valley. Most people didn’t move out of their homes for prayers after early announcements from local mosques […]

No positive case in Anantnag so far: DM

ANANTNAG: District Magistrate (DM), Anantnag Bashir Ahmad Dar Friday said that Anantnag district is Covid-19 free as all the 9 samples sent for testing have proven negative. He said that the focus of the district administration is to increase the capacity of administrative and hospital quarantine in the district. He said that quarantine and other […]

Pakistan opens borders with China to supply medical equipment as virus cases cross 1,200

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday opened its borders with its all-weather ally China for a day to accept Chinese medical supplies to fight the growing coronavirus outbreak in the country which has infected 1,235 people and claimed nine lives, officials said. China on Thursday asked Pakistan to open the border between the two countries for one […]

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