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28-Mar-2020

28-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Narendra Modi interacts with AYUSH practitioners

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with AYUSH sector practitioners via video conference.Prime Minister said that the AYUSH sector has a long tradition of keeping the nation healthy and its importance has increased manifold in the ongoing efforts...

28-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Agriculture-Farming and allied activities exempted from Lockdown

Government has granted relaxation in the nationwide lockdown for activities related to agriculture-farming and allied activities with a view to address problems being faced by the farming community. This will also ensure uninterrupted harvesting of crops. In this...

28-Mar-2020 New Delhi

India’s response to COVID outbreak

India's response to COVID-19 has been pre-emptive, pro-active and graded. India had already put in place a comprehensive response system at its borders much before WHO declared it as a public health emergency of international concern (30th January). Screening...

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 Shimla

Chief Minister takes stock of situation in wake COVID-19 in State

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held video conferencing with all the Deputy Commissioners, Superintendents of Police and Chief Medical Officers of the State from Shimla today to take stock of the situation in wake of curfew in the State due to outbreak of Corona...

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 Shimla

Three hundred plant protection centres to remain open

As many as three hundred plant protection centres would remain open during relaxation period of curfew in the State to facilitate the farmers and horticulturists to get plant protection material such as fungicide, spray oil and fertilizers etc. This was...

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...

29-Mar-2020

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 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur urges people to remain stationed wherever they are

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has urged the people of the State who were stranded in different parts of the State and outside the State to remain stationed where every they are as the State Government was not allowing any intrastate and inter-state movement...

29-Mar-2020 S.A.S.Nagar

Incident of cleaning vegetables with polluted water in Landran

Taking strong notice of the incident of cleaning vegetables with the polluted water flowing from Patiala ki Rao near Landran, the Chairman Market Committee Kharar and Political Secretary to Health Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu -- Harkesh Chand Sharma Machhli...

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...

29-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC)

The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) today and also interacted with Nodal Officers of Medical Colleges of States and other AIIMS of the country and reviewed the COVID-19...

30-Mar-2020

30-Mar-2020 New Delhi

COVID-19 Update: Availability of PPE kits, N95 masks and ventilators

The prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country are being monitored at the highest level and various actions have been initiated in collaboration with the States. In order to meet the requirement of PPEs, masks and ventilators, factories...

30-Mar-2020 New Delhi

PM interacts with social welfare organizations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with representatives of organizations working towards social welfare, via video conference.Prime Minister said that the entire  nation is displaying immense resilience, grit and patience in facing the challenge...

30-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Prime Minister's video conference with the Heads of Indian Missions

Prime Minister  Narendra Modi held a videoconference with the Heads of all of India’s Embassies and High Commissions worldwide at 1700 hrs today. This conference—the first  such event for Indian Missions worldwide—was convened to discuss responses...

30-Mar-2020 Jammu

Rehabilitate landslide hit families of Ramban : Syed Altaf Bukhari

Expressing serious concern over the rise in manmade disasters especially along Jammu-Srinagar highway, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, President Jammu Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) on Monday urged the J&K government to provide immediate compensation and rehabilitation...

30-Mar-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

Another corona virus case surfaces in District

The District today saw another corona virus case surfacing with a 65 year old man being found corona virus positive.The man named Om Prakash, resident of Nayagaon has  been found corona virus positive and has been admitted to the PGI. His close relatives...

30-Mar-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)

The Government Monday informed that 10 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) have been reported today which include three from Jammu division and seven  from Kashmir division thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir...

30-Mar-2020 Shimla

Governor holds review meeting regarding COVID-19 virus

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya held a meeting with Chief Secretary and senior officers of the state government to review precautionary measures being taken by the state  government regarding COVID-19 epidemic.While appreciating the steps taken by the state...

30-Mar-2020 Pulwama

Pulwama admin launches Project Jazbaa to fight Covid-19

To fortify the efforts of government, Pulwama administration has started an initiative called “Project Jazbaa” for volunteers who are willing to fight against the Covid 19.The aim of the initiative is to reinforce the efforts of government for reaching...

30-Mar-2020 Anantnag

DC Anantnag launches Web portal to combat COVID-19

The Deputy Commissioner, Anantnag, Mr. Bashir Ahmad Dar, today launched Web portal to combat COVID-19 in the district. The portal will help in tracking the persons with travel history. The registration can be made on the web portal “combatcovid.ang.in” on...

30-Mar-2020 Pulwama

FCS&CA start home delivery of ration in Pulwama

On the directions of Deputy Commissioner Dr Raghav Langer, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs (FCS&CA) department, Pulwama started home delivery of ration   to prevent the  spread of Corona virus in the district, here today.More...

30-Mar-2020 Shopian

Two villages declared red zones to prevent spread of COVID-19

Invoking prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, Disaster Management Act and The Epidemic Disease Act, District Magistrate Shopian said that there would be no inward and outward movement of any person from the villages declared red zones and the people...

30-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Medical staff at greater risk of severe disease from coronavirus: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday said doctors, nurses and paramedical staff are at greater risk of developing severe disease if they get infected with the novel (new) coronavirus.“The novel virus seems to hit health care workers harder than others...

30-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Covid-19: Prices of essential commodities surging in Kashmir

Amid the fear of a lockdown in view of rising coronavirus cases, prices of number of essential commodities are soaring across Kashmir valley.Though the administration provided a channel for delivery of commodities to people, residents complained of low availability...

31-Mar-2020

31-Mar-2020 New Delhi

Updates on Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country are being monitored at the highest level and various actions have been initiated in collaboration with the States. Hon’ble Prime Minister is regularly monitoring and reviewing the situation...

31-Mar-2020 Chandigarh

Nutrition Supplements to beneficiaries at their doorsteps

Further scaling up efforts against on-going crisis of COVID-19, the Punjab government has started the process to supply nutrition supplements to all the beneficiaries in  the state i.e. children in the age cohort of 6 months to 6 years, pregnant and nursing...

31-Mar-2020 Chandigarh

DCFA Paramjit Singh retires after 38 years of excellent service

State Accounts Services (SAS) cadre senior officer Paramjit Singh, Deputy Controller Finance and Accounts (DCFA) of Information and Public Relations Department  today retired after 38 years of excellent services.Giving warm send off on his superannuation,...

31-Mar-2020 Ganderbal

DM Ganderbal inspects functioning of 24x7 COVID-19 Control Room

The District Magistrate, Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal, along with Additional Deputy Magistrate, Farooq Ahmad Baba, today conducted a surprise inspection of District  Control Room for COVID-19, established at Mini Secretariat Complex.During the inspection,...

31-Mar-2020 Shimla

Government ensuring all possible assistance to people of State

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur told here today that to tackle the situation arisen due to COVID-19 State Government is ensuring that all needy citizens of the state could get every possible assistance during the lockdown period. He said that control rooms have...

31-Mar-2020 Shimla

HPSEBL presents 3.03 crore towards Chief Minister's Relief Fund

Chairman HPSEBL cum Additional Chief Secretary, Forest Ram Subhag Singh presented cheques of Rs. 3.03 crore on behalf of employees of H.P. State Electricity Board Limited (HPSEBL) and Rs.  10 lakh on behalf of H.P. Forests Ministerial Employees Association...

31-Mar-2020 Jammu

Chief Secretary reviews status of National Highway-44

Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, today chaired a meeting to review status of restoration and repair works on National Highway at Dalvas near Nashri Tunnel which was damaged due to massive landslide resulting suspension of all vehicular traffic.Principal...

31-Mar-2020 Jammu

Red Cross Society Jammu distributes ration

Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu Region today distributed rice, aatta, potato, onion, salt, sugar, pulses, oil etc among homeless and labourers of Beli Charana, Circular Road, Chand Nagar, Pahari Mohalla, Old Hospital Road and other nearby places in the city...

31-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Social Distancing a potent weapon to fight COVID-19: Director SKIMS

The world is facing a severe and acute health emergency due to ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic and rigorous measures are being taken to mitigate and contain the transmission of this infection and the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS),...

31-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Spare hospitals for severe cases of coronavirus: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday has urged health authorities in Kashmir valley to spare hospitals for patients who have severe disease from the novel (new) coronavirus.“Most people infected with the novel virus do not require hospitalization,” said...

31-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Release detainees, restore 4G internet in J&K: Amnesty International

Amnesty International India on Tuesday urged the government of India to immediately restore high-speed 4G internet services and release all detainees in Jammu and Kashmir in view of Coronavirus.Amnesty International India in a statement said that as Jammu and...

31-Mar-2020 Srinagar

Mother-son duo, 10 year old boy among 6 test positive

Six more Covid-19 suspect has been tested positive and this time including a 10 year old boy. Reports said that besides the boy, five more patients have been tested positive on Tuesday.  These include a boy from Eidgah, mother- son duo from Bemina,...

31-Mar-2020 Srinagar

How chain of Coronavirus gets strengthened day by day in Kashmir

On 24 March, members of a Tableegi Jamat organized a religious event at Shaheed-e-Milat Masjid here in Eidgah area of Srinagar. A large number of people attended this congregation.  Some of the members of this Tableegi Jamat who have already been declared...

31-Mar-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19)

The Government Tuesday informed that 06 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), all from Kashmir division and contacts of previous positive cases, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to...

31-Mar-2020 Shopian

COVID-19 Fund : Shopian K-Oil dealers donate Rs 50,000

Extending a helping hand to tackle the deadly pandemic caused by Coronavirus, the kerosene oil dealers of district Shopian contributed Rs.50,000 to Covid-19 relief fund.District president of the K.oil dealers, Javeed Ahmad donated a cheque  to District Magistrate(DM),...

31-Mar-2020

Covid- 19: DM Kishtwar reviews facilities at quarantine centres

District Magistrate Kishtwar, Rajinder Singh Tara today visited various designated quarantine centres at the district headquarter and took stock of various facilities there. The district administration has established various quarantine centres in the district...

01-Apr-2020

01-Apr-2020 Sri Muktsar Sahib

We are on our toes, don’t panic : M. K. Aravind Kumar

The entire government machinery has been pressed into the service for the public to provide ration and medicine during the curfew imposed in the district to contain the spread of Covid-19. This was stated in a press release issued today by Deputy Commissioner...

01-Apr-2020 S.A.S. Nagar

3 more corona virus positive cases emerge in district

The district saw the emergence of 3 more positive cases of corona virus on wednesday. All three found positive for corona virus disease are stated to be close contacts of Chandigarh postive cases. They have been immediately put under quarantine and the tracing...

01-Apr-2020 Kulgam

Two civilians shot dead in Kulgam

Two civilians were killed on  Wednesday late evening after they were shot at by unknown gunmen in Damhal Hanjipora area of South Kashmir's Kulgam District.A police officer told wire service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that suspected militants fired...

01-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh Reviews Mod’s Efforts To Fight Covid-19

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today reviewed through video conference the assistance being extended by various organisations of Ministry of Defence to fight COVID-19. Raksha Rajya Mantri Shri Shripad Naik, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, Chief...

01-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Updates on Novel Corona Virus (COVID 19)

The prevention, containment and management of COVID-19 in the country are being regularly monitored at the highest level and various actions have been initiated in collaboration by Government of India along with the States/UTs.Cabinet Secretary has directed...

01-Apr-2020 Chandigarh

Punjab Police Solves Dhariwal Murder Case With Arrest Of 3 Men

In a major breakthrough, the Punjab Police has solved the murder case of Ashok Kumar, who was shot dead by unidentified persons in Dhariwal area of Gurdaspur district on February 10, 2020.Disclosing this here today DGP Dinkar Gupta said that the accused...

01-Apr-2020 Jalandhar

DC and CP leads flag march in various areas of the city

The Deputy Commissioner Jalandhar Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr Gurpreet Singh Bhullar today led the flag march in the city for taking the stock of ground level situation in the city during the ongoing curfew.Starting from BMC Chowk,...

01-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Kashmir Covid-19 Tally Touches 50-Mark, J&K Now At 62

The number of COVID-19 cases in J&K on Wednesday rose to 62 and includes 50 in Kashmir Valley and 12 in Jammu division.A senior doctor told GNS that among the fresh positive cases include a 26-year-old from Nishat Srinagar who has neither travelled to...

01-Apr-2020 Rajouri

COVID19 : DC Rajouri takes stock of essential commodities

Deputy Commissioner Rajouri, Mohammad Nazir Sheikh today convened a meeting of concerned officers to take stock of the status of essential services being provided to the  general public during the lockdown period due to Coronavirus infection.During the...

01-Apr-2020 Shimla

State Control Room established for COVID-19 : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur told here today that it is being ensured by the government that there is proper management, collection and flow of information during the period of  lockdown due to COVID-19. He said that for this purpose, a State Control...

01-Apr-2020 Shimla

Chief Minister stresses to strengthen home delivery system

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held video conferencing with all the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of the State from Shimla today to take stock of the  situation in wake of curfew in the State due to outbreak of Corona epidemic in the...

01-Apr-2020 Pulwama

Div Com visits Pulwama, takes stock of COVID-19 control measures

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole today visited Pulwama district to review the measures being taken by the district administration for prevention and control of  COVID-19.He was accompanied by Director Health Services Kashmir Dr. Sameer Matoo,...

01-Apr-2020 Jammu

Excise department donates Rs 2 cr towards J&K Relief Fund

Financial Commissioner, Finance,  A. K. Mehta today presented a cheque of Rs 2 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....

01-Apr-2020 Shopian

Div.Com Kashmir Pandurang K. Pole visits Shopian

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole today visited Shopian district and took stock of the arrangements put in place for the treatment of COVID-19 patients. He  also inspected the control room set up in the office of Chief Medical Officer Shopian...

01-Apr-2020 Jammu

Drug Controller reviews stock position of medicines in JK

Drug Controller J&K, Lotika Khajuria today convened a meeting of all Depot holders / C&F agents / Super stockists of leading multinational / micro pharma houses based at  Jammu to facilitate and ensure the uninterrupted and hassle free supply...

01-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Covid-19 : J&K has only 180 ventilators in the hospitals

With coronavirus wrecking havoc across the globe, Jammu and Kashmir hospitals are ill-equipped to deal with the crisis.The deadly virus has infected more than 787,000 people  and killed over 37,000 worldwide, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University...

02-Apr-2020

02-Apr-2020 New Delhi

Narendra Modi interacts with CMs to bolster efforts to tackle COVID-19

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with Chief Ministers of states via video conferencing to discuss measures to combat COVID-19.Prime Minister thanked the States for supporting the decision of lockdown due to which India has achieved some success...

02-Apr-2020 Shimla

CM holds video conference with DC's and SP's

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today addressed the Chief Ministers of the States of the country through video conference to review the situation arisen due to spread of Coronavirus.Thereafter, while holding video conference with the Deputy Commissioners (DC's)...

02-Apr-2020 Jammu

COVID-19 : Lt Governor calls for universal usage of masks in J&K

Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today called for universal usage of masks to contain the spread of coronavirus in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.He was chairing a high level meeting of Administrative Secretaries at Raj Bhavan to review the efforts...

02-Apr-2020 Ropar

Families Of Ropar Policemen Lead From Front In War Against Corona

Acting as a pillar of great strength for the Ropar policemen in the battle against Covid19, their family members, in addition to contributing monetarily, are doing great service for society by making masks at home besides ensuring food for the poor and needy...

02-Apr-2020 Shimla

Call on toll free number 1077 for any help : Jai Ram Thakur

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur told here today that all necessary and effective measures were being taken to control coronavirus and to make the lockdown a complete success.He said that 1077 is the toll free number of disaster control rooms set up in all districts...

02-Apr-2020 Jalandhar

DC and CP leads flag march in various areas of the city

The Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder Kumar Sharma and Commissioner of Police Mr Gurpreet Singh Bhullar on Thursday led the flag march in the city and took the stock of ground level situation in the city during the ongoing curfew.Starting from Company Bagh...

02-Apr-2020 Jammu

Justice Oswal sworn in as High Court Judge

Justice Rajnesh Oswal was sworn in as a permanent Judge of the common High Court of Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday.He was administered oath of office by the Chief Justice Jammu and Kashmir High Court, Justice Gita Mittal in a simple but impressive...

02-Apr-2020 Jammu

Bulletin on Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19)

The Government Thursday informed that 08 new positive cases of novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), 05 from Jammu division and 03 from Kashmir division, have been reported today thus taking the total number of positive cases in Jammu and Kashmir to 70.According...

02-Apr-2020 Jammu

Red Cross Society distributes ration among poor families

Indian Red Cross Society, Jammu region today distributed ration and other food items among 150-200 poor and needy families of Shakti Nagar and its adjoining areas in view of restrictions imposed to contain spread  of Coronavirus .Mayor Jammu Municipal...

02-Apr-2020 Udhampur

DDC Udhampur takes stock of essential services on ground

In order to provide food and other essential items to stranded labourers, destitute and stranded truckers on national highway,  district administration Udhampur in collaboration with local community volunteers has set two community kitchens in the...

02-Apr-2020 Pulwama

One more tested positive in Pulwama

One more person from Pulwama today tested COVID-19 positive, taking number of positive cases to 02 in the district.The person, resident of Chandgam   has come into contact with the already confirmed positive person  of Khaigam  and was ...

02-Apr-2020 Kathua

MD JPDCL inspects facilities in quarantine centres at Kathua

Managing Director, Jammu Power Distribution Corporation Limited (JPDCL), Yasha Mudgal, who is assisting the Health and Medical Education Department in coronavirus mitigation efforts, today visited various quarantine centres in Kathua to inspect facilities being...

02-Apr-2020 Kathua

DC Kathua inquires difficulties of labourers, needy people

To take account of condition of migrant and industrial labourers, slum dwellers, destitute and needy people of Kathua, Deputy Commissioner, O P Bhagat today inquired about the difficulties being faced by them during lockdown.During the visit, DC found that...

02-Apr-2020 Srinagar

SMC installs first of its disinfectant tunnel at CD Hospital

Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) today installed and made operational first disinfectant tunnel for decontamination and sanitization at CD Hospital Dalgate here amid Coronavirus pandemic.Mayor, Junaid Azim Mattu accompanied by Deputy Mayor Parvez Qadri, Commissioner...

02-Apr-2020 Srinagar

One in 13 tests in Kashmir positive for coronavirus: DAK

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday said nearly one in every 13 test samples in Kashmir valley are coming out positive for the novel (new) coronavirus.“Overall, country has about one in 22 tests positive for COVID-19,” said DAK PresidentDr Nisar ul...

03-Apr-2020

03-Apr-2020 Shimla

HPTDC donates towards HP COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a cheque of  Rs. 14,02,540 by Managing Director, HPTDC Kumud Singh on behalf of officers and officials of Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (HPTDC) towards ‘HP COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund’...

03-Apr-2020 New Delhi/Shimla

RC office extends helping hand to stranded Himachalis in NCR

Vivek Mahajan Deputy Resident Commissioner, Himachal Bhawan at New Delhi informed today that RC office is making earnest efforts to help the distressed Himachalis in National Capital Region (NCR) in wake of COVID-19. He said that Mobile Helpline Van has been...

03-Apr-2020 Shimla

Video Conference by President and Vice President on COVID-19

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, along with the Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, today held a video-conference with Governors, Lieutenant Governors and Administrators of States and Union Territories to bolster the efforts at...

03-Apr-2020 Shimla

Jai Ram Thakur takes stock of situation arisen due to COVID-19

Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur held video conference with all the Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police of the State from Shimla today to take stock of the situation arisen due to outbreak of Corona pandemic in the country as well as the State.He...

03-Apr-2020 Jammu

Virtual classes being provided to students : Kewal Krishan Sharma

Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, KK Sharma today directed for doubling the efforts to provide facility of virtual classrooms and digital platforms to the students of Jammu and  Kashmir, so that their studies do not suffer due to COVID-19 lockdown.The Advisor...

03-Apr-2020 Ganderbal

DM Ganderbal inspects SDH Kangan

District Magistrate(DM), Ganderbal, Shafqat Iqbal along with SSP Ganderbal, Khalil Poswal today inspected several locations of the district including Tulmulla, Barsoo, Lar,  Manigam, Wussan and Kangan to review the implementation of all relevant advisories...

03-Apr-2020 Samba

DC Samba takes stock of essential services

Deputy Commissioner, Rohit Khajuria today convened a meeting to review the steps taken by district administration to contain the spread of coronavirus in the district.The DDC  informed that various steps have been taken including  24x7 control room,...

03-Apr-2020 Kishtwar

DDC Kishtwar visits landslide hit areas

District Development Commissioner Kishtwar Rajinder Singh Tara today visited the landslide hit habitation of lower Bidda in Revenue village Bhagna and Bhatan of Panchayat  Bhagna , tehsil Nagseni and redressed the grievances of the landslide hit residents...

03-Apr-2020 Shimla

Cabinet meeting, Review of the status of COVID-19

The State Cabinet in its meeting held here today under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur reviewed the situation of COVID-19 in the State. The Cabinet was apprised about the preparedness done by the Health and Family Welfare Department and...

03-Apr-2020 Reasi

DC Reasi reviews essential services

Deputy Commissioner, Indu Kanwal Chib today visited Mahore region and inspected various shops dealing with essential items and groceries.It was observed that people were adhering to social distancing directives satisfactorily and the DC appreciated people and...

03-Apr-2020 Pulwama

DC Pulwama distribute PPE Kits among Municipal employees

Deputy Commissioner (DC), Pulwama, Dr Raghav Langer  distributed PPE kits and masks among the officials  and safai Karamcharies of Municipal Committee Pulwama, here today.While appreciating the efforts of Municipal officials in keeping the district...

03-Apr-2020 Srinagar

Local Group helping needy amid Covid-19 scare without any publicity

At a time when most of the NGO’s and groups help needy for publicity, thank God there is local group that befriends people in need without making any publicity. This group doesn’t believe in publicity and does work to appease none but Almighty.This Reporter...

03-Apr-2020 Bandipora

Covid-19: Teachers part of surveillance team lack PPE kits

Teachers in North Kashmir’s Bandipora district are up in arms against Tehsildar Ajas after they were directed to conduct door-to-door survey to check out if there is anyone who is a Covid-19 suspect or have any travel history.These teachers have also been asked...

 

 

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