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09-Apr-2020 Shimla

Contributions pour in for help

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a bank draft of   Rs. one crore by Education Minister Suresh Bhardwaj  on behalf of  H.P. Board of School Education, Dharamshala towards ‘HP COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund’ here today.Another...

09-Apr-2020 Patiala

Patiala Police is using technology to nab the Curfew violators

SSP Patiala Mandeep Singh Sidhu informed that from the day one Patiala police is fully committed to enforce curfew in order to implement the concept of social distancing. In the beginning people were made aware about the importance of socail distancing and...

09-Apr-2020 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur launches web portal for checking Fake News

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur launched a web portal here today for uploading information of fake and unverified news related to COVID-19 so that appropriate action could be  taken to check such news. Web portal could be accessed at  http://fakenews.hp.gov.in.He...

09-Apr-2020 S. A. S. Nagar

District Administration prepares contingency plan

"The District Administration has prepared a contingency plan to quarantine potential patients in case of geometric increase in subsequent stages of pandemic." This was  disclosed by the Deputy Commissioner Mr. Girish Dayalan after presiding over a meeting...

09-Apr-2020 Srinagar

24 more test positive, J&K COVID-19 tally rises to 184

Jammu and Kashmir recorded its second highest single-day rise in the number of persons testing positive for COVID-19 on Thursday as tally of the infected persons mounted to  184—152 in Kashmir and 32 in Jammu.Sources told GNS that 24 tests samples returned...

09-Apr-2020 JAMMU

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Thursday informed that till date 184persons have tested positive for COVID-19 out of which 174 are active positive, six have recovered and four have  died.According to the daily Media Bulletin on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), out of 184...

09-Apr-2020 Reasi

CHC Katra gets certified under NQAS

Community Health Centre Katra has become the first CHC in the Union Territory of J&K to get a certification under National Quality Assurance Standards, NQAS including  LaQshya Standards.The facility underwent a rigorous 3-day assessment between 27 to...

09-Apr-2020 Reasi

Labour Department distributes face masks among migrant labourers

Department of Labour, under the supervision of Assistant Labour Commissioner, Pradyot Gupta, today distributed face masks among 350 stranded migrant labourers at Baradari.The team educated the labourers about COVID-19 pandemic and also about the safety measures...

09-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Srinagar administration reaches out students from Ladakh

The Srinagar administration Thursday reached out to students from the UT of Ladakh who are based in Srinagar pursuing their studies.It reached out to 373 students located in  various areas across the district and provided them with the different food...

09-Apr-2020 Shopian

Covid-19 : DC Shopian convenes meeting

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Shopian Chaudhary Mohammad Yasin today convened a meeting of Health department to review the arrangements put in place for the containment of  of the Covid -19.Additional Deputy Commissioner, Superintendent, District Hospital Shopian,...

09-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

Kishtwar administration to ensure usage of masks

District Magistrate Rajinder Singh Tara has initiated the process of universal usage of face masks in the district to ensure that each and every individual of Kishtwar shall use  masks to combat the spread of the COVID-19 infections.11,650 single use surgical...

09-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19 : JKI contributes Rs 10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund

Jammu Kashmir Industries Limited (JKI), in an endeavor to supplement efforts of the administration towards containing the spread of Coronavirus in the J&K UT, today contributed  Rs. 10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund.Managing Director, Javid Iqbal, along...

09-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19 : Saurabh Bhagat distributes masks, edibles among ISM workers

Commissioner Secretary, Labour & Employment Department, Saurabh Bhagat, today distributed masks and food items among the migrant workers at Marble Market and Greater Kailash Jammu.Bhagat visited the dwellings of Inter State Migrant (ISM) workers and assured them...

09-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar inaugurates disinfection tunnels at DH and DC Office

In its ongoing efforts to prevent COVID-19 outbreak, District Development Commissioner Rajinder Singh Tara today inaugurated the disinfection tunnels at District Hospital Kishtwar and DC Office.The disinfection tunnels have been installed by Municipal Council...

09-Apr-2020 Srinagar

SMC decontaminates Lal Bazar red zone

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) pressed into service its mechanized decontamination vehicles and special team of workers for decontamination of Lal Bazar and its adjacent areas, here today.Lal Bazar area was declared red zone after the COVID positive cases...

09-Apr-2020 Kupwara

COVID-19 : Kiosk Sample Collection Centre set up in Tangdar

Under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Anshul Garg, the Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Karnah, Dr. Bilal Mohiddin, established innovative phone booth type sample collection centre KIOSK at Government Degree College (GDC) Tangdar, today.On the...

09-Apr-2020 Kupwara

ADC Kupwara inspects COVID Control Room 2122 calls received till date

The Additional Deputy Commissioner(ADC) Kupwara, Nazir Ahmad Lone, today conducted surprise inspection of District Control Room for COVID-19, established at DC Office Complex, Kupwara.During the inspection, the ADC was briefed by the Nodal Officer , Control...

09-Apr-2020 Ganderbal

COVI-19 : Expedite screening in Red zones: DM Ganderbal

The District Magistrate (DM), Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, today directed the surveillance teams deployed in Red zone areas of the district to expedited the screening of all inhabitants of these areas to break the chain of covid-19 virus.The DM stated this...

09-Apr-2020 Jammu

MP Shamsher Singh Manhas distributes food items among needy

Member of Parliament (MP) of Rajya Sabha, Shamsher Singh Manhas today distributed food items among the needy persons at Panchayat Bhadrode in Raipur Domana.Local Sarpanch Reena Rakwal, Ex Sarpanch Raghuvir Singh and other were present on the occasion. Proper...

09-Apr-2020 Doda

Doda Administration starts mass distribution of face masks

In continuation to the efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19 across the district, Doda administration today started mass distribution of face masks across rural areas as well as among the officials working in various govt departments.Near about 17000...

09-Apr-2020 Kulgam

COVID-19 : DM Kulgam declares Reshipora ward 4 Red zone

After first positive COVID-19 case was reported from  Reshipora,  Kulgam, The District Magistrate (DM), Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat declared Reshipora Kulgam ward 04 of MC, Kulgam  s Red zone and its surrounding ward's Naikpora, A & B ward...

09-Apr-2020 Pulwama

DM Pulwama reviews COVID-19 containment Strategy

District Magistrate, Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer, today chaired a meeting to review the ongoing activities to mitigate the challenges to abate Covid 19 Pandemic in the District.The meeting was attended by ADCs Pulwama, Tral, Awantipora, SP Pulwama, Chief Medical...

09-Apr-2020 Jammu

DSEJ issues orders for regularisation of 191 ReTs in Jammu

Directorate of School Education, Jammu (DSEJ) today issued orders for the regularisation of 191 Rehbar-e-Taleem (RET) teachers engaged under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) to the post of Teacher Grade-II and Grade- III.According to the Director School Education...

09-Apr-2020 Bandipora

11 family members of deceased Covid-19 patient test positive

Eleven family members of 3rd deceased Covid patient from North Kashmir’s Bandipora were tested positive for Coronavirus on Thursday.The patient from Gund Jahangir area of Bandipora district breathed his last a couple of days after ago at SMHS Hospital. Shortly...

09-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Covid-19:Present scenario is concerning: DDC Srinagar

District Development Commissioner Srinagar, Dr Shahid Iqbal Chowdary Thursday said that the present scenario is alarming and authorities are trying hard to contain the outbreak of Covid-19 infection. While addressing a press conference here in Kashmir capital...

08-Apr-2020 Sopore

JeM Militant, Active Since 2018, Killed As Sopore Encounter Ends

A JeM militant was killed in a gunfight with government forces in Sopore area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Wednesday.Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar (IPS) told GNS that while militant was killed, searches are still underway at encounter...

08-Apr-2020 Udhampur

COVID-19: Woman dies in Udhampur after testing positive

J&K reported its fourth Covid death  as a 61-year-old woman from Udhampur district of Jammu division died after she was tested positive for the virus.As per wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), Government spokesman Rohit Kansal tweeted— “61yrs...

08-Apr-2020 Chandigarh

Sant Nirankari Mission donated 50 lakhs to Haryana Corona Relief Fund

Under the guidance of Nirankari Satguru Mata Sudiksha Ji Maharaj, a donation via cheque was handed over to Haryana Chief Minister, Shri Manoher Lal Khattar, at his residence today,  by Sant Nirankari Mandal Chandigarh Zone, Zonal Incharge , Shri K.K Kashyap...

08-Apr-2020 Bathinda

Manpreet Badal Keeps His Words, 50 PPE Kits Provided In Just 48 Hours

Keeping his words to providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits to the medical staff, Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Wednesday handed over 50 PPE  kits to Civil Hospital, Bathinda. Notably, Mr. Badal on Monday had promised to provide...

08-Apr-2020 Shimla

SHGs producing PPE kits for Health professionals

As the World is struggling in its fight against COVID-19, availability of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) kits for health professionals has also become a matter of prime concern, today. In this hour of anxiety, Self Help Groups working under Rural Livelihood...

08-Apr-2020 Srinagar

33 More Test Positive, J&K COVID-19 Cases Tally Rises to 158

Test reports of at least 33 more persons returned positive for coronavirus disease on Wednesday, taking the number of COVID-19 patients in Jammu and Kashmir to 158. Among the fresh cases include 11 from SKIMS Soura, 19 from Chest Disease hospital and three...

08-Apr-2020 Jalandhar

Only wholesale Bussiness to be allowed from Mandi Fenton Ganj

The Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr Gurpreet Singh Bhullar today categorically said that only wholesale of grocery would be allowed from Mandi Fenton Ganj market.The Deputy Commissioner and Commissioner of...

08-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Youth dies, 3 of a family injured in solar battery blast in Khrew

A 25-year-old youth died and three others were injured seriously in a solar battery blast at Khrew area of Pampore in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Wednesday evening.Reports reaching GNS said that the blast took place inside a residential house of...

08-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Balbir Singh Sidhu pays surprise visit to Civil Hospital Phase - 6

With a view to assess the ground situation regard to the corona virus treatment, the Health and Family Welfare Minister, Punjab, Mr. Balbir Singh Sidhu today paid a surprise visit to the Civil Hospital, Phase - 6 here today.The minister on the occasion took...

08-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

4 more corona virus positive cases emerge, All from Jawaharpur

The District saw another four corona virus positive cases emerging today. All belong to the Jawaharpur Village which earlier had 11 positive cases. With four new cases, the positive cases from Jawaharpur alone have come to 15. The total number of positive...

08-Apr-2020 Baramulla

DC Baramulla gets appreciation from Union Minister

With the imposition of nationwide lockdown aimed to check the deadly spread of Corona virus, the Baramulla District Administration is winning appreciations from various quarters for promptly delivering essential commodities to people left stranded due to...

08-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Wednesday informed that 14 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 03 from Jammu and 11 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 139.According to the...

08-Apr-2020 Jammu

Houseboat Policy approved for Dal, Nigeen Lake

The Administrative Council (AC) which met under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C Murmu approved policy guidelines for registration/renewal/operation of houseboats in Dal and Nigeen Lake.The Administrative Council decided that the guidelines should...

08-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

DM Kishtwar distributes masks among inter-state migrants

Continuing its preventive efforts to contain the corona virus outbreak in the district and particularly among the most vulnerable sections of society, District Magistrate Rajinder Singh Tara today distributed the masks among 120 migrant labourers and interstate...

08-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

ISM distributes immunity boosters among the frontline workers

In its ongoing efforts of the District administration for management, containment and prevention of COVID-19 outbreak, Nodal Officer  Indian System Of Medicines ISM (AYUSH) Kishtwar, Dr. Tariq Hussain along with other ISM workers today distributed...

08-Apr-2020 Rajouri

COVID-19 : Administrator Auqaf donates 14.50 lakh in DDMF

In a bid to raise district level funds to fight the Corona Virus pandemic, the Administrator Auqaf and Chairman Shahdra Sharif shrine committee, Abdul Qayoon Dar contributed an amount of rupees 11 lakhs in district disaster management fund.In addition,...

08-Apr-2020 Baramulla

Decontamination, Sanitation tunnel at GMC B’la

In a significant move to scale up the activities in order to control the spread of deadly Corona virus, Deputy Commissioner(DDC), Baramulla, Dr G N Itoo along with   Director Urban Local Bodies, Kashmir, Reyaz Ahmad Wani, today installed Decontamination...

08-Apr-2020 Kupwara

COVID-19 : Sufficient stock of essentials available in Karnah

The Sub Divisional Magistrate (SDM), Karnah, Dr. Bilal Mohiddin, has asked people of Tangdar to strictly adhere to the preventive measures during ongoing lockdown in view of COVID-19. He said no movement of people is being allowed to and from the Bagbella...

08-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19: Mask wearing made mandatory in Civil Secretariat

The Government has ordered that wearing of masks is mandatory for all officers, staff and visitors in Civil Secretariat. The step is part of various preventive measures taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the Civil Secretariat.In this regard, the...

08-Apr-2020 Jammu

JKSLSA initiates slew of measures to mitigate Covid-19 pandemic

With an aim to mitigate the deadly Coronavirus pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir State Legal Services Authority (JKSLSA) through its innovative and empathetic measures are offering services at doorsteps to provide much needed relief to public.In this regard, SLSA...

08-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Hajin death another indication of possible community spread : DAK

With no history of travel or contact in Kashmir’s third COVID-19 death, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday said this could be another indication of community spread of the novel (new) coronavirus in the valley.“This may be another case to have...

08-Apr-2020 Srinagar

33 positive cases surface in Jammu Kashmir, Two discharged from SKIMS

Out of 150 Covid-19 suspect patients, the tests of 126 patients have been found negative at Chest Disease Hospital Srinagar.There are 24 Covid-19 positive patients in the hospitals and all are doing well. So for we have conducted re-confirmation tests of...

08-Apr-2020 Sopore

Gunfight breaks in Sopore

A gunfight broke out between forces and militants in Gulabad Arampora area of Sopore in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday late night after several hours long seige, officials said.Official sources told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO)...

07-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Dr Jitendra Singh chairs review meeting of Actions for COVID-19

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances,Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh took a comprehensive review of DoPT, DARPG and DoPPW through Interactive Video...

07-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Updates on COVID-19

Various pre-emptive, proactive and graded measures have been taken by Government of India along with the States/UTs for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country. These are being regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.The...

07-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Indian Railways in a race against time to make In-house PPE overall

Indian Railways has taken up the in-house  production of PPE type overall on a mission mode. An overall produced by Jagadhari workshop was recently cleared by a DRDO lab, authorised for the purpose. Approved design and material will now be used for making...

07-Apr-2020 New Delhi

CSIR-CFTRI to provide testing equipment for COVID-19 detection

The number of positive cases in Mysuru has touched 28 and seven cases have been reported within a span of 24 hours. This is as per the latest media bulletin released by the Karnataka Health Department. Mysuru-based CSIR-Central Food Technological Research...

07-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

District Police launches 'Covid Commandos'

In the wake of Covid-19 threat and to better align the systemic response to the newer and bigger challenges to public health and safety, SAS Nagar Police under the leadership of SSP Mr. Kuldeep Singh Chahal have launched “Covid Commandos”. The total strength...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

Intensify contact tracing, enhance testing capability : Atal Dulloo

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo, today emphasized the need to ramp up testing of suspected Corona patients besides augmenting the capacity and facilities of the laboratories.The FC, while chairing an officers meeting at Civil...

07-Apr-2020 Chandigarh

Vishav Manav Ruhani Kendra donates medical equipments to PGI

In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, Vishav Manav Ruhani Kendra a spiritual and registered charitable organization under society Act 1860 and 2012 of Haryana today donated most needed medical equipments such as PPE Kits, Ventilator and skimmed milk Powder...

07-Apr-2020 Shimla

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet Decisions

Himachal Pradesh Cabinet meeting was held through video conferencing today which was presided over by Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur from Shimla in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic.The Cabinet paid its tributes to Para trooper Bal Krishan of village Puid, district...

07-Apr-2020 Shimla

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya honours health workers on World Health Day

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya honoured the doctors, nurses and safai karamchari at Raj Bhavan on World Health Day today while following social distance.On this occasion, the Governor said that ‘World Health Day’ was celebrated every year on 7th of April to spread...

07-Apr-2020 Mansa

Two more tests positive for COVID-19 in Mansa

Two more women, who came to Budhlada after attending the congregation at the Nizamuddin Markaz in Delhi have tested positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). With this, the total number of positive cases in the district has reached five, all associated...

07-Apr-2020 Rupnagar

Manish Tewari took review of arrangements against Corona virus

Manish Tewari , MP from Shri Anandpur Sahib, reviewed the arrangements being made for the prevention of corona virus. He spoke to the officials and local workers and expressed satisfaction at the efforts being made to control the epidemic.In this sequence,...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Sunday informed that 37713 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance in Jammu and Kashmir and so far 125 cases have tested positive for novel coronavirus. According to the daily Media Bulletin...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

Navin Choudhary reviews functioning of various departments

Principal Secretary, Animal & Sheep Husbandry and Fisheries Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary today chaired a meeting of senior officers of various departments to review their functioning.Director Agriculture Jammu and Kashmir, Inderjeet and Altaf Andrabi;...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

Three High Court judges administered oath of office by Chief Justice

Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal today administered oath of office to three newly appointed Judges of the common High Court for the Union Territories of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh.Justice Vinod Chatterji Koul, Justice Sanjay...

07-Apr-2020 Pulwama

DC Pulwama reviews availability of critical farm inputs

District Development Commissioner (DDC), Pulwama , Dr Raghav Langer,  chaired a meeting regarding the opening of pesticides and fertilizers  shops  during the lockdown in the district, here today.The meeting was attended by Chief Horticulture Officer,...

07-Apr-2020 Anantnag

DC Anantnag Convenes meeting for purchase of masks

The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, Bashir Ahamad Dar today handed 400 PPE Kits and 1000 surgical masks to Deputy CMO, Anantnag for use in Trauma Hospital, Bijbehara at DC Office Anantnag.The ADC, ACR and other senior officers were also present on the occasion....

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

DLSA team visits Central, District Jail

On the directions of Secretary District Legal Services Authority Naushad Ahmed Khan, Advocate Leena Devi, Panel Lawyer and Advocate Deepali Arora, Retainer Lawyer of DLSA today visited District Jail Amphalla in presence of SP Salim Beig and Central Jail...

07-Apr-2020 Srinagar

24x7 control room setup at Div Com office

On the directions of Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, the authorities had setup round the clock COVID-19 related control room, under the supervision of Nodal Officer & Revenue Attorney, Qazi Masood, at Div Com office.The control room...

07-Apr-2020 Srinagar

No shortage of medicines as regular supplies reach Kashmir

The government has said that Kashmir is receiving regular supplies of medicines and that there is no shortage in the region.It said that this clarification is due after a news report has suggested otherwise and reports of hoarding of medicines and panic...

07-Apr-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19 fallout: Congregations on Shab-e-Barat prohibited in Srinagar

In view of the prevailing health situation because of COVID-19 outbreak the District Magistrate Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has issued an order prohibiting all sorts of religious congregations and public movement on the occasion of Shab-e-Barat in Srinagar.The...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19 : JKHDC donates Rs 10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund

Jammu and Kashmir State Handloom Development Corporation (JKHDC) today donated Rs. 10 lakh to Jammu and Kashmir Relief Fund as a contribution towards the ongoing efforts being made to contain the spread of Coronavirus.In this regard, Managing Director JKHDC,...

07-Apr-2020 Jammu

FCS&CA Jammu working 24X7 to ensure 100% home delivery of ration

Director, Food Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) Jatinder Singh today said that officials of the department, fair price Shop dealers, labourers and others workers are working 24X7  to ensure 100 percent distribution of ration among all the...

07-Apr-2020 Srinagar

3rd death reported from ‘Covid-19’ in Kashmir

Kashmir has witnessed 3rd death from Covid-19 infection. A Covid-19 infected man from Gund Jahangir area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district died at SMHS Hospital on Tuesday afternoon.Though, Medical Superintendent SMHS, Dr Nazir Chowdary told KNT that the...

07-Apr-2020

Why we need to stay home : Dr. Shivalika

Dr. Shivalika

Everyone across the globe is getting miffed and dispirited because they are forced to stay home. Only the essential services are working, rest everything has been shut down. Why this has been done? Is this really important? What wouldhappen if I go out for a...

06-Apr-2020 Nawanshahr

Emotive appeal by the first survivor of COVID 19 in Nawanshahr

Fateh Singh (35), son of Baba Baldev Singh, the first victim of COVID-19 in Puniab, has successfully braved the trauma as well as the dreaded disease after being tested positive along with his family members for the COVID - 19 after the death of his father.After...

06-Apr-2020 Jalandhar

DC and CP leads flag march in city

Led by Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr Gurpreet Singh Bhullar the security forces today conducted flag march in the city.The flag march started from District Administrative Complex and culminated at BMC Chowk,...

06-Apr-2020 Shimla

Governor contributes towards H.P. COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

The Governor also contributed Rs.2,44,500 towards H.P. COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund to Chief Minister, on the occasion.The Governor also apprised the President of India Ram Nath Kovind about the status and steps taken by the State Government regarding...

06-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Four more corona virus positive cases reported in district

The District today saw four corona virus positive cases emerging. But, in another five cases, the report has come out negative.One positive case is from Sector-68 in which the 29 year old son of a person has been found positive. The father of the youth had...

06-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Monday informed that three new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 109.According to the daily Media Bulletin...

06-Apr-2020 Jammu

SICOP contributes Rs 10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund

Jammu and Kashmir Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Limited (SICOP) today contributed Rs 10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund to strengthen the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).In this regard, Atul Sharma, Managing Director...

06-Apr-2020 Ganderbal

COVID-19 : DM Ganderbal for strict adherence to restrictions

After first positive COVID-19 case was reported from village Guzhama, tehsil Wakura in the district Ganderbal, District Magistrate (DM), Shafqat Iqbal appealed people of the district to cooperate with the district administration and to adhere to restriction...

06-Apr-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19 outbreak : Fever Clinics coming up at various locations soon

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, visited round the clock Control Rooms at NHM, Old Secretariat to inspect preparedness and overall arrangements in place, there.He was informed that the Control Rooms have all the requisite facilities...

06-Apr-2020 Srinagar

GM SIDCO visits industrial estates, quarantine homes

General Manager (GM) SIDCO Aga Syed Aijaz today visited various industrial estates and quarantine homes established therein, to take stock of the steps taken to combat the spread of corona virus.The GM interacted with the president of industrial associations...

06-Apr-2020 Kathua

DDC Kathua distributes immunity booster medicines among QC inmates

District Development Commissioner, O P Bhagat distributed immunity booster ayurvedic medicines among the inmates of Quarantine Centers in Kathua to enhance the body`s immunity, which plays an important role in maintaining optimum health.These immunity booster...

06-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

DM Kishtwar reviews the enforcement of lock down measures

District Magistrate Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today visited the Kandani and Drabshalla markets of Kishtwar to inspect the enforcement of lock down measures there.He was accompanied by Additional Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Pawan Parihar , Tehsildar Drabshalla...

06-Apr-2020 Udhampur

DDC Udhampur reviews ration distribution in the district

District Development Commissioner, Dr. Piyush Singla today convened a meeting with officers of Industry, RDD and FCS&CA departments to review the block wise progress of public distribution system, mid day meal and other essential services in the district.While...

06-Apr-2020 Samba

Free Medicines under AYUSH counter setup in Samba

District Development Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today inaugurated free medical aid counter cum awareness camp organized by Department of Indian System of Medicines (AYUSH) here at DC office complex, Samba.DDC exhorted upon all the District Officers to spread...

06-Apr-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19: At SKIMS, 238 out of 283 suspected patients discharged

Expressing satisfaction that SKIMS, Soura has fairly been able to contain, control and treat COVID 19 cases, Director Dr A G Ahanger today said that out of 283 suspected patients, 238 have been discharged and 24 positive patients who are under treatment are all...

06-Apr-2020 Mumbai

Saheem Khan, thanks for this film!!!

Saheem Khan

EKRAM: One of the most necessary films we need to see and understand today! It’s said that terrorism has no religion. But many events that shook the world in recent years have labeled a particular religion and its people as terrorists. But is everyone like...

06-Apr-2020 Mumbai

Sandeep Kumaar, Journey from background dancer to an actor

Sandeep Kumaar

Mumbai-born actor Sandeep Kumar did his education from Mumbai. Sandeep Kumar wanted to become an actor since childhood, due to which he started trying his luck in Bollywood while completing his education. Due to which he had to play very small roles in the initial...

05-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Updates on COVID-19

Government of India is taking several steps along with the States/UTs for the prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country. These are being regularly reviewed and monitored at the highest level.Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired...

05-Apr-2020 Chandigarh

Punjab Villages Show The Way To Combatting Covid-19 With Self Isolation

In Punjab, villages have shown the way to tackling the COVID-19 crisis amid the stringent curfew restrictions in place through `self-isolation’, while ensuring smooth movement of  essentials.In a big boost to the state government’s battle against COVID-19,...

05-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Day 6: JCO Among 5 Army Soldiers, 5 militants killed in Kupwara woods

Five militants and as many soldiers including a JCO from army’s elite para force were killed on the five day of an ongoing operation in the woods of Kupwara district in north Kashmir on Sunday. Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that the slain...

05-Apr-2020 Baramulla

Virtual Wards can help beat Corona 19 : Dr Shahnawaz B Kaloo

(A) What is a virtual ward?Virtual ward (VW) is a community place or patients’ home where they stay till cured. The ward is termed “virtual” as these beds are not really in the hospital, however, these patients are under supervision of a medical team.Multiple...

05-Apr-2020 Shimla

Media to avoid circulation of unverified news relating to COVID-19

The state government is taking appropriate action to curb the circulation of fake/unverfied news relating to COVID-19 in Print, Electronic and Social Media causing panic in the society.Secretary, Information and Public Relations Rajneesh while reviewing...

05-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Covid Control App developed by District police

In the wake of Covid-19 threat and to better align the systemic response to the newer and bigger challenges to public health and safety, the District Police led by SSP Mr. Kuldeep Singh Chahal, Nodal Officer DSP Amroz Singh and IT Consultant Avinash Sharma...

05-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Sunday informed that 14 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number  of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 106.According to the daily Media Bulletin...

05-Apr-2020 Kupwara

DM Kupwara for stringent action against violators of lockdown

District Magistrate (DM) Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today appealed Kupwara people to strictly adhere to the government advisories and observe lockdown to help the district  administration in fighting the Covid-19 pandemic.DM stated this while issuing order to...

05-Apr-2020 Kupwara

5 militants, soldier killed in Kupwara woods

Five militants and a soldier were killed in a gunfight in Kupwara woods of north Kashmir where the army had been carrying searches from the last five days.Defence ministry spokesman Col Rajesh Kalia said that the slain militants were infiltrators and the...

04-Apr-2020 Amritsar

Actress Comes Out As A Good Samaritan

When the entire world is grappling with the curse of Covid-19, a few among the artists from the film industry are coming out as volunteers for helping the needy.One such good work has been taken up by the bollywood actress Sonia Mann in and around her native...

04-Apr-2020 Jalandhar

Tweet from CMO proves boon for youth facing mental health issues

A tweet from Chief Minister’s Office today proved as a boon for a student of CT Institute who was facing mental health problem from last couple of days as led by Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma and Senior Superintendent of Police...

04-Apr-2020 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Chief Minister takes feedback on video call from Sarpanch of Balongi

The Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh today had a video call conversation with the Sarpanch of Balongi village Bahadur Singh in order to take feedback to know the issues being faced by the public in view of the curfew restrictions and COVID-19 pandemic....

04-Apr-2020 S.A.S.Nagar (Mohali)

Three more corona virus positive cases come to fore

Three more corona virus positive cases have been reported in the district today. One of them is an 80 year old woman while the other one is also a woman aged 55 years. They are the close contacts of the Ludhiana case (69 year old woman). Their samples were...

04-Apr-2020 Shimla

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya holds discussions with VC's

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya, today held a video-conference with the eight Vice-Chancellors of government and private Universities in the State and discussed online learning modules and use of information technology in dissemination of awareness messages besides...

04-Apr-2020 Shimla

HPSEB presents 1.97 crore towards Chief Minister Relief Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of Rs. 1.97 crore  by Chairman, HPSEB Ltd. Ram Subhag Singh on behalf of officers and officials of H.P. State Electricity Board Limited  towards Chief Minister Relief Fund here today.Chief Minister...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

Lt Governor reviews the preparedness of Universities against COVID-19

Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today held a video conference with the Vice-Chancellors of the Universities of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir in order to  review their preparedness to fight the COVID-19.Vice-Chancellors of University of...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19 : DIPR launches website to counter fake news

Jammu and Kashmir Department of Information & Public Relations (DIPR) today launched a website to counter fake news and misinformation and to generate awareness among  the people in the context of COVID-19 pandemic. “Our initiative is to help you...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Saturday informed that 17 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 03 from Jammu division and 14 from Kashmir division, have been reported today  thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 92.According...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

Covid-19: SIDCO donates Rs. 18.10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund

Jammu and Kashmir State Industrial Development Corporation (SIDCO) today donated Rs 18.10 lakh to J&K Relief Fund to strengthen the ongoing efforts to contain the spread of  coronavirus (Covid-19).In this regard, Managing Director J&K SIDCO, Ravinder...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

Govt to convert railway coaches into isolation wards: Atal Dulloo

Financial Commissioner, Health and Medical Education Department, Atal Dulloo Saturday said that government is planning to turn some railway coaches into isolation wards for  patients with coronavirus.This decision was taken after a meeting between Railways...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Nearly 400 kilometres of road length being redeveloped in Srinagar

In a development that has been long overdue and long awaited the Srinagar administration is gearing up for a massive road redevelopment project under which nearly 400  kilometres of road length spread across the district is being re-developed.This...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

SMC uses high-tech machinery, drones to sanitize Srinagar City

The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) is using high-tech machinery and drones to sanitize summer capital, Srinagar in view of the unprecedented ongoing Covid-19  pandemic. Divulging details, the Commissioner, SMC, Gazanfar Ali said that the General...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

J&K Paramedical Council donates Rs 2 cr towards J&K Relief Fund

Dr Sunanda Raina, Dean Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu, who is also the President of Jammu and Kashmir Paramedical Council, today presented a cheque of Rs 2  crores to the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu as a contribution to J&K...

04-Apr-2020 Ganderbal

DC Ganderbal distributes masks at Industrial estate

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal along with Additional Deputy commissioner, Farooq Ahmad Baba today visited  Industrial Estate Ganderbal  and distributed  masks among the labourers who are working  in different units at...

04-Apr-2020 Kulgam

Top Commander among 4 Hizb Militants killed in Kulgam Gunfight

Hizb Commander among Four militants were killed at Kulgam in a fierce Gunbattle between militants and Government forces breaks out on Satarday.Reports reached to 5 Dariya  news that ,Four HM militants one among Top Commander were nuetrealised in khur-...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19 Threat : Situation is under control: Pandurang K Pole

The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, said that the COVID-19 suspects who have foreign travel history and are currently in administrative will be released,in  case they test negative, within three days and  will be put  in...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

PM’s call for voluntary switch off of lights

The power corporations of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called the apprehensions expressed by some, regarding the voluntary switch off of lights by people between 9.00 pm  to 9.09 pm on the 5th of April on Prime Minister’s appeal, as “misplaced”.According...

04-Apr-2020 Jammu

High Court lauds JK, Ladakh Govts for Covid-19 efforts

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has appreciated the efforts of Governments of J&K and Ladakh on coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic and lauded the role of district  administrations, police and Legal Services Authority in ensuring continuity of essential...

04-Apr-2020 Kupwara

DC Kupwara calls for online registration of volunteers

Deputy Commissioner, Kupwara, Anshul Garg, today asked the volunteers of district Kupwara including retired doctors, retired paramedics, NGOs, religious organizations and  individuals who want to support and work with district administration Kupwara in...

04-Apr-2020 Srinagar

More than 90% patients recover from coronavirus illness : DAK

Sounding a note of reassurance,Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday said most people who catch the novel (new) coronavirus recover completely.“More than 90  percent patients who are diagnosed with the viral infection returnto a normal state of health,”...

04-Apr-2020 Kulgam

Kulgam encounter ends with the killing of four militants

in a fierce gunfight, 4 militants were killed while two soldiers were also injured at Khurbatapora area of South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. A police official said that Hardmand Gori  area was cordoned off after receiving inputs about the presence of...

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