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13-May-2021 Kupwara

Eid-ul-Fitr: Indo-Pak armies exchange sweets in Karnah sector

The armies of India and Pakistan Thursday exchanged sweets on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr at Teethwal crossing in north Kashmir's Kupwara district.A senior official told news agency Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr,...

12-May-2021 Jammu

Army Chief concludes 2 days J&K visit, reviews security situation

India’s Chief of Army Staff Wednesday reviewed the security situation in Rajouri and Akhnoor area of Jammu Division. A spokesperson said that Chief of Army Staff, General M. M Naravane who was on a two days visit in Jammu and Kashmir visited White Knight Corps...

12-May-2021 Kishtwar

DM Kishtwar inspects COVID care centres in Palmar-Chatroo areas

District Magistrate Kishtwar Ashok Sharma today took the first hand appraisal of steps taken to ensure the safety of people amid COVID19 pandemic and to review the enforcement of containment measures in the Palmar and Chatroo areas.He also inspected the designated...

12-May-2021 Jammu

DC Jammu reviews Eid-ul-Fitr arrangements

To finalize the arrangements for Eid-ul-Fitr and implementation of restrictions related to Covid-19, the Deputy Commissioner Jammu Anshul Garg today convened a meeting of representatives of religious organisations and district officials of various departments,...

12-May-2021 Kathua

2250 LPM Oxygen Generation Plant commissioned at GMC Kathua

A 2250 LPM capacity Oxygen Generation Plant was commissioned today here at Government Medical College Kathua. Deputy Commissioner, Rahul Yadav inspected the functioning of the plant and supply line linked to different wards of the Associated Hospital.The...

12-May-2021 Pulwama

Pneumococcal vaccine drive for babies kickstarted at Pulwama

The Additional Deputy Commissioner (ADC) Pulwama, Mohammad Altaf Khan today kick-started pneumococcal vaccine drive for babies at Mohammadiya Nursing Home Gangoo here.On the occasion, the ADC said the pneumococcal vaccine is used to treat pneumonia in children...

12-May-2021 Bandipora

DC Bandipora interacts with Imams, Religious Heads

The Deputy Commissioner (DC) Bandipora, Dr. Owais Ahmad today held an interactive meeting with prominent religious leaders, Imams and Khateebs of the district ahead of the Eid Festival.The interaction was held in view of the upcoming Eid Festival and the...

12-May-2021 Kupwara

Div Com Kashmir Pandurang Kondbara Pole visits Kupwara district

The Divisional Commissioner (Div Com) Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today had a whirl wind tour of North Kashmir district of Kupwara to take stock of Covid containment measures and facilities available in health institutions there.The Div Com was accompanied...

12-May-2021 Shopian

MP Justice Hassnain Masoodi visits Shopian

The Member of Parliament (MP) from Anantnag Parliamentary constituency (Retd.) Justice Hassnain Masoodi visited district Shopian of South Kashmir and held a review meeting with the district administration on the efforts underway to combat the spread of virus.The...

12-May-2021 Srinagar

Covid-19 related drugs available in adequate quantity: GM, JKMSC

General Manager (GM), Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC), Dr Abdul Majid Mirab today informed that there is no dearth of any Covid-19 related drug in Kashmir and the same is distributed among the Covid care hospitals as per the demand and...

12-May-2021 Pulwama

DC Pulwama Inspects Pulwama Town, several villages

The Deputy Commissioner, Pulwama, Baseer ul Haq Chowdary today visited Pulwama town and several villages of the district to inspect the implementation of Covid related SOPs to combat the fresh wave of Covid-19 in the district.During the visit, the DC inspected...

12-May-2021 Samba

Grenade attack on police in Jammu's Samba district, no damage reported

Panic gripped Nud area of Jammu's Samba district after a grenade was hurled at a police party on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday, police said.A police official told news agency-Kashmir News Observer (KNO), an explosion took place in the intervening...

11-May-2021 Kupwara

Terrorist associate held in J&K, grenades, cash recovered

A terrorist associate was arrested in J&K's Kupwara district and incriminating material, including weapons and cash, recovered from his possession, police said on Tuesday.Police said acting on specific information, Kupwara police, along with army's...

11-May-2021 Udhampur

Prominent public figures appeal people to stay indoors, follow SOPs

To spread mass awareness about Covid safety measures, District Udhampur Administration has roped in prominent public figures to encourage the people to follow Covid appropriate behavior.The move is part of various containment measures taken by the administration...

11-May-2021 Jammu

An untold saga of indomitable spirit of Covid-19 warriors

In these difficult times, when the world as a whole is locked up inside the homes and life has come to a still, there are few, who on the call of their duty and sense of responsibility are sleeves up for this war against unseen enemy. Health care workers,...

11-May-2021 Jammu

Men who carry Hope and Life in Steel alloys & Aluminium

At a time, the dark clouds of Covid 19 are hovering over the country, there are many who are braving all odds to serve the society and stand firm for their duty. One such noble soul is Vijay Kumar, a small-time worker in an Oxygen Factory in Bari Brahmana...

11-May-2021 Anantnag

3 LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter identified

Three terrorists belonging to the proscribed terror outfit LeT killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday have been identified, police said.Police in a statement said that Anantnag Police while acting on specific input regarding...

11-May-2021 Doda

Doda admin disburses Rs 2.24 crore as PMAY-G installment

District administration Doda disbursed Rs 2.24 crore as pending installments among 662 beneficiaries to help them expedite the completion of ongoing PMAY-G houses.As per Rural Development Department, the ACD Doda released the amount of pending installment in...

11-May-2021 Srinagar

DGP Prisons visits Central Jail Srinagar

A day prior to relinquishing charge, V. K. Singh, DGP, Prisons, J&K visited Central Jail Srinagar to resolve last minute issues including a parole case.At present, 635 inmates are lodged in the Central Jail Srinagar which included 27 female inmates...

10-May-2021 Srinagar

Community triaging for Covid management to start in Srinagar

The Srinagar district administration is launching community triaging for effective Covid management in the district.The Deputy Commissioner of Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Asad, on Monday directed the concerned officials to form community triage teams to further...

10-May-2021 Reasi

DC Reasi inspects COVID19 safety measures in main town areas

Deputy Commissioner Reasi Charandeep Singh today conducted a round of the main market of Reasi town to inspect the covid safety measures.Senior Superintendent of Police, Shalinder Singh and Tehsildar Reasi Munshi Ram accompanied the DC. He asked the shopkeepers...

10-May-2021 Ramban

DC Ramban inspects PHC Rajgarh, Chanderkote

Deputy Commissioner, Ramban, Mussarat Islam, today visited Tehsil Rajgarh and Chanderkote area to inspect the healthcare facilities available in Health institutions and Covid control measures being enforced by the administration at local level.The DC also reviewed...

10-May-2021 Jammu

Principal GMC Jammu seeks public cooperation in fight against Covid

Principal & Dean Government Medical College Jammu and Associated Hospitals, Dr Shashi Sudhan Sharma has urged the public to cooperate with the health system amidst the rising challenge of Covid-19.“The pandemic has come as an unprecedented and unforeseen challenge...

09-May-2021 Srinagar

5,190 new cases, 54 deaths in J&K as Covid crisis runs amuck

With 5,190 new cases and 54 deaths on Sunday, the Covid crisis in J&K appeared to peak much earlier than predicted by the experts.The new cases included 1,770 from the Jammu division and 3,420 from the Kashmir division division while 2,423 patients were...

09-May-2021 Srinagar

Corona curfew extended in entire J&K till May 17

Corona curfew was extended on Sunday for the entire Jammu and Kashmir for seven more days up to May 17.Authorities said the ongoing corona curfew which would end at 7 a.m. on Monday has been extended by another week till 7 a.m. next Monday."The extended lockdown...

09-May-2021 Poonch

Security forces recover 19 grenades in J&K's Poonch

Security forces recovered 19 grenades on Sunday in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.Police said security forces including local police and 16 Rashtriya Rifles launched a search operation in Phaglain Surankote area of Poonch district after receiving specific...

09-May-2021 New Delhi/Srinagar

Spelling life in Kashmir Valley

Even as another book 'Life in the Clock Tower Valley' emerges from Kashmir, its author, Shakoor Rather says that while many past books have shone a light on the conflict in Kashmir, his debut novel takes a different approach by depicting the life that the...

08-May-2021 Srinagar

J&K govt set up 100-bed facility with oxygen capacity at Haj House

In the wake of rising Covid cases, the District Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) here has established a 100-bed Covid care facility with oxygen capacity at Haj House Bemina.The facility has come up at Haj House in just a week's time. While giving details,...

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