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29-Mar-2020 JAMMU

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)

The Government today informed that 6465 travellers and persons in contact with suspected cases have been put under surveillance and, so far, 38 cases (34 active positive, 02 recovered and 02 deaths) have tested positive in Jammu and Kashmir.According to...

29-Mar-2020 Sopore

Covid-19: Kashmir’s second victim laid to rest at Tangmarg village

Only five people attend the last rites of Covid-19 first victim in Sulanda Village of Tangmarg north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Sunday.According to wire service—Kashmir  News Observer (KNO), the deceased was the second death case of Covid-19. Before...

29-Mar-2020 Jammu

Secretary DLSA visits slum areas

Secretary District Legal Services Authority, Jammu, Naushad Ahmed Khan today visited slum areas in Jammu district to inspect the living conditions of the workers of the unorganized sector besides assessing implementation of preventive measures being taken by the...

29-Mar-2020 Ganderbal

Advance ration distribution begins in Ganderbal

In view of total lockdown as a move to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 outbreak, the District Administration today started the process of advance two months’ ration distribution in the district. The advance ration for the month of April and May is being distributed...

29-Mar-2020 Bandipora

DDC Bandipora takes stock of facilities at Quarantine Centres

Deputy Commissioner, Bandipora Shahbaz Ahmad Mirza, reviewed the facilities being provided by the district administration at quarantine centre established in the district for the citizens arriving from abroad or corona virus affected areas to prevent the spread...

29-Mar-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19 FUND : Agri department, Kashmir to donate one day salary

Department of Agriculture Kashmir  decided to donate one days’ salary of all employees to COVID 19 fund.The decision was taken in an emergency meeting called by Director Agriculture Kashmir Altaf Aijaz Andrabi  in  which Joint Directors,  Chief...

29-Mar-2020 Baramulla

Covid 19 Pandamic : Baramullah villagers decried for pure water.

At the time when whole world is fighting COVID-19 maintained hygiene, social distancing and lockdown but here in our Kashmir Contaimaned water is being provided to the people of Jhangerpora Sangrama village of North Kashmir's Baramulla district by PHE(...

29-Mar-2020 Pulwama

Same travel history, one tests positive another negative

South Kashmir's Pulwama youth tested positive for Covid-19 infection has contacted 87 people and all these persons have been quarantined, official sources told Kashmir News Trust.Pertinently, a 26 year old youth (name withheld) from Khaigam, Rajpora area of...

29-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Covid-19 : Another die in Kashmir,

Six more positive cases of Covid-19 surfaced on Sunday taking the number of cases to 28 in Kashmir Valley. So for, 36 persons have been tested positive for the COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, 28 of them are in Kashmir region—3 in the winter capital Jammu...

29-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Man from Tangmarg dies as Kashmir records 2nd COVID-19 death

The Kashmir Valley recorded the second fatality due to the novel coronavirus as a 62-year-old man hailing from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died on Sunday wee hours.A senior government officer told GNS that the man died at Chest Disease...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Kashmir Records Highest Covid-19 Jump In Single Day

Kashmir Valley recorded highest single day jump in covid-19 cases, with eight persons testing positive for the pathogen on Saturday.Official sources told Global News Service (GNS) that the seven of them are admitted in CD hospital here and include a 56-years-old...

28-Mar-2020 JAMMU

Information Department holds exclusive press conference

To encourage the practice of physical distancing, Principal Secretary, Rohit Kansal who is also the Government Spokesperson today interacted with the media persons using Social Networking platform. He also held telephonic conversation with media fraternity...

28-Mar-2020 Jammu

J&K Bank donates Rs 5 cr towards J&K Relief Fund

Chairman and MD J&K Bank, Sh. RK Chibber today presented a cheque of Rs 5 crores to the Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu as a contribution to J&K Relief Fund towards the efforts being undertaken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.Sh. BVR Subrahmanyam,...

28-Mar-2020 Pulwama

DM Pulwama appeals for complete shutdown, seeks peoples’ cooperation

District Magistrate Pulwama Dr Raghav Langer today appealed people to observe complete lockdown in the district and ensure strict adherence to the order issued in this regard. He also sought cooperation from the people to make lockdown a success which is necessary...

28-Mar-2020 Budgam

Covid-19 : 1200 quarantine bed capacity set up in Budgam

District Magistrate Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today said that around 1200 quarantine bed capacity has been set up at various places in the district besides putting in place other arrangements.The DM said this while chairing a meeting of designated nodal officers...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

DAK urges doctors to use hydroxychloroquine for coronavirus patients

With 21 positive cases and a death due to the novel (new) coronavirus in Kashmir valley so far, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Saturday has urged doctors to use arthritis drug, hydroxychloroquine for patients who are diagnosed with the viral infection.“That...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

No Covid-19 suspect escapes, everything under control: DC Srinagar

District Development Commissioner Srinagar Saturday said that there is nothing to panic and no Covid-19 suspect escaped from JLNM Hospital Rainawari.Earlier reports surfaced that several quarantine contacts of Covid-19 positive cases fled from JLNM hospital in...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

11 family members of deceased Covid-19 patient test negative

In this melancholic atmosphere, finally there emerged a good news. All the 11 family members of first deceased Covid-19 patient and his relative from Kashmir have been tested negative at Rainawari Hospital here in Srinagar city.11 members including a servant...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Covid19 : 8 more patients test positive

Eight more positive cases of Covid-19 surfaced on Saturday taking the number of cases to 20 in Kashmir Valley. So for, 28 persons have been tested positive for the COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, 22 of them are in Kashmir region—3 in the winter capital Jammu...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

COVID-19 Scare : Div Com visits KU campus Zakura

The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Pandurang K Pole today visited University of Kashmir Campus at Zakura to review preparedness and arrangements in the institution for future exigency of COVID -19 suspects.He inspected the campus and reviewed all facilities...

28-Mar-2020 Poonch

COVID-19: MC Poonch conducts cleanliness drive

Municipal Council Poonch today started the process of spraying (sanitization) and cleanliness drive in every nooks and corner of district Poonch as a preventive measure to combat the spread of Corona virus (COVID-19).During the drive, CEO municipality Poonch Garu...

28-Mar-2020 Anantnag

DM launches free ration distribution drive in Anantnag

District Magistrate Anantnag, Bashir Ahmad Dar today launched drive for distribution of free ration to the migrant labour class presently putting up in Anantnag district in sync with the government directions and provisions of Disaster Management Act.The district...

28-Mar-2020 Shopian

FCS&CA Shopian delivers essentials at peoples doorsteps

Under the supervision of Deputy Commissioner(DC), Shopian, Chaudhary Mohammed Yasin the food supplies and LPG has been delivered at the doorsteps of residents of the district by the department of Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs of district Shopian.DC...

28-Mar-2020 Budgam

Covid-19 : 1200 quarantine bed capacity set up in Budgam

District Magistrate Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai today said that around 1200 quarantine bed capacity has been set up at various places in the district besides putting in place other arrangements.The DM said this while chairing a meeting of designated nodal officers...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar/Baramulla

Police arrests 2 LeT affiliates in Pattan

Police have arrested two Over Ground Workers (OGWs) affiliated with Lashker-e-Toiba in Pattan area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district, an official said on Saturday.He said police on March 27 received a reliable information that Showkat Ahmed Mir son of Nazir...

28-Mar-2020 Srinagar

7 More Test Positive In Kashmir, COVID-19 Cases Surge To 27 In J&K

In a sudden spurt in coronavirus cases in Kashmir, seven more COVID-19 positive cases were reported in the Valley on Saturday.This takes the total number of coronavirus disease (COVID1-9) cases in Kashmir to 21 and in the entire J&K to 27.Official sources...

27-Mar-2020 Ganderbal

19 students quarantined at GCPE Gadoora

Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal Shafqat Iqbal today said that hassle free facilities are being provided to quarantined persons at Government College of Physical Education (GCPE) Gadoora, Ganderbal which has been earmarked as Administrative Quarantine Center in...

27-Mar-2020 Budgam

DC Budgam visits Brick Kilns, distributes ration among labourers

Deputy Commissioner, Budgam, Tariq Hussain Ganai, today visited various Brick kilns in Budgam and distributed ration among the labourers who have arrived from various states of the country to earn their livelihood.The DC visited brick kilns at Waterwani, Nasrullahpora,...

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