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Helpline launched for movement of medical staff in Kashmir in Covid curfew
Srinagar, May 12 (IANS) A special helpline has been established by the police to ensure hassle-free movement of doctors and para-medical staff during the ongoing corona curfew in Kashmir, the police said on Wednesday.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Grenade attack on police party in J&K
Jammu, May 12 (IANS) Unidentified persons hurled a grenade at a police party engaged in checking vehicles in J&K's Samba district, which exploded without causing any damage.
2021-05-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Terrorist associate held in J&K, grenades, cash recovered
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) 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.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
65 deaths, 4352 new cases in J&K in 24 hours
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) As locals in Jammu and Kashmir defied the lockdown on Tuesday to shop for the forthcoming Eid festival, the Covid crisis also defied official efforts to bring it under control with 65 deaths and 4,352 new cases reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K LG announces relief measures for families who've lost loved ones to Covid
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday announced a slew of measures to mitigate the suffering of families who have lost their loved ones to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kashmiris defy logic & lockdown, throng banks, markets
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) How seriously have Kashmiris taken the fast spreading Covid-19 infection? Well, long queues of people outside banks and in markets have betrayed all public seriousness towards the officially announced corona curfew in the Valley.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kashmir cyber police recovers Rs 13L lost in multiple cyber frauds
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Kashmir cyber police said on Tuesday that it has successfully recovered Rs 13 lakh which were collected in multiple cyber frauds by scamsters.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 LeT militants killed in Anantnag encounter identified (3rd Ld)
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) 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.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
3 terrorists killed in Anantnag encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Two more terrorists have been killed in an ongoing encounter at Vailoo, Kokernag in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday, taking the toll of terrorists killed in the encounter to three, officials said.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Rain, thunderstorm likely in J&K-Ladakh from Wed to Fri
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) Rain and thunderstorm occurred in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the weather office forecast wet weather during the next three days indicating that the locals will miss this year's Eid festivities because of the ongoing lockdown and inclement weather.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Terrorist killed in Anantnag encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) One terrorist was killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out at Anantnag in South Kashmir
Srinagar, May 11 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Vailoo, Kokernag in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-05-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Community triaging for Covid management to start in Srinagar
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The Srinagar district administration is launching community triaging for effective Covid management in the district.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PDP welcomes Naeem Akhtar's release from detention
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The People's Democratic Party (PDP) has welcomed the release of senior party leader and former minister Naeem Akhtar after five months of incarceration, and sought the release of all political prisoners languishing in jails in and outside of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
3,614 new cases, 56 deaths as Covid crisis continues in J&K
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) The Covid crisis continued in J&K on Monday with 3,614 new cases and 56 deaths reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Courts in J&K, Ladakh to go virtual till May 31
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Justice Pankaj Mithal, Chief Justice of J&K and Ladakh High Court on Monday ordered virtual hearing of cases in all courts of the two union territories till May 31.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Train services suspended till May 16 in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, May 10 (IANS) Train operations in Kashmir were suspended on Monday till May 16 in view of the alarming rise in Covid infections in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
5,190 new cases, 54 deaths in J&K as Covid crisis runs amuck
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) 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.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Corona curfew extended in entire J&K till May 17
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) Corona curfew was extended on Sunday for the entire Jammu and Kashmir for seven more days up to May 17.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Security forces recover 19 grenades in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, May 9 (IANS) Security forces recovered 19 grenades on Sunday in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CRPF trooper dies of cardiac arrest in J&K's Budgam
Srinagar, May 9 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper died of cardiac arrest on Sunday while on duty in Jammu and Kashmir's Budgam district.
2021-05-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
J&K reports 4,788 new Covid cases, 60 deaths
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) With 4,788 new Covid cases and 60 deaths on Saturday the J&K's pandemic crisis spiralled out of control even though the authorities maintained that sufficient oxygen, ICU beds and vaccine doses are being made available to contain the infection.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K govt set up 100-bed facility with oxygen capacity at Haj House
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) 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.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Additional triage centre for Covid patients set up in Jammu
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) An additional triage centre for Covid patients has been set up at the Government Gandhi Nagar Hospital for regulating the admission of Covid patients in Jammu district, officials said on Saturday.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Arms cache recovered in J&K's Doda
Jammu, May 8 (IANS) An arms cache was recovered in J&K's Doda district during a joint operation by the police and the army.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Farooq Abdullah releases Rs 1.40 cr to fight Covid in Kashmir
Srinagar, May 8 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and Lok Sabha member, Dr Farooq Abdullah on Saturday released Rs 1.40 crore from his constituency development fund for improving Covid facilities in Kashmir.
2021-05-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Enhance Covid care facilities, J&K LG to army
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) J&K Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday discussed Covid preparedness and containment measures with the army's Northern Command chief Lt Gen Y.K. Joshi and senior officials from the Northern and Western Commands.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
J&K Lt Governor releases compendium of 1,100 JKIDFC projects
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha on Friday released a compendium giving details of 1,100 projects of public importance worth Rs 1555.16 crore completed by the J&K Infrastructure Development Finance Corporation (JKIDFC).
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy,Politics
5,443 new cases, 50 deaths push J&K deeper into Covid crisis
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir continued to slip deeper into the Covid crisis on Friday as 5,443 new cases and 50 deaths were reported during last 24 hours.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Three injured in militant grenade attack in Srinagar
Srinagar, May 7 (IANS) Three people, including two security personnel, were injured in a grenade attack in Srinagar on Friday, police said.
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Terror hideout busted in J&K's Doda
Jammu, May 7 (IANS) Security forces busted a terror hideout on Thursday evening in J&K's Doda district recovering RDX filled pipe bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs).
2021-05-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
9 top IPS officers transferred in J&K
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday issued transfer and posting orders of nine top ranking police officers in the union territory.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Surrendered Al-Badr man urged companions to surrender, they refused
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Surrendered militant from the group of four Al-Badr terrorists made appeals to his trapped companions to surrender, but they refused to do so and fired indiscriminately at the security forces triggering an encounter in South Kashmir's Shopian district, officials said on Thursday.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Intruder shot dead on border in J&K's Samba sector
Jammu, May 6 (IANS) Border security force (BSF) troopers shot dead an intruder overnight on the international border in J&K's Samba district.
2021-05-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Army reactivates Covid facility in Kashmir for civilians
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Reinforcing its commitment to the safety and health care of people of Kashmir, the army and the UT administration on Wednesday jointly operationalised the 250-bed dedicated Covid Health Care Centre at Rangreth in Budgam district.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
4,716 new cases, 52 deaths as Covid crisis deepens in J&K
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) The Covid-19 crisis deepened further in J&K on Wednesday as 4,716 new cases and 52 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Separatist leader Sehrai passes away in Jammu hospital
Jammu, May 5 (IANS) Senior separatist leader and chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat group, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai passed away on Wednesday in a government hospital in J&K's Jammu city.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
38 Covid-related deaths in J&K in less than 15 hours
Srinagar, May 5 (IANS) Covid crisis continued to claim lives in Jammu and Kashmir as 38 deaths were reported in the union territory since last evening taking the total number of pandemic-related deaths to 2,496.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Terrorists killed in Sopore encounter refused to surrender (3rd Ld)
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) The two terrorists killed in an encounter in Sopore in north Kashmir on Tuesday evening were given an oppurtunity to surrender, but they refused to do that and instead fired at the security forces that trigerred the encounter, the police said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 terrorists killed in Sopore encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in an encounter between militants and security forces in the Nathipora area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday evening, officials said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Corona curfew extended in 4 J&K districts till May 10
Jammu, May 4 (IANS) In view of the trend in Covid cases, the positivity rate and the cases per million, corona curfew in the four Jammu and Kashmir districts -- Srinagar, Baramulla, Budgam and Jammu -- which is in force till 7 a.m. on Thursday was extended till 7 a.m. on Monday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K logs 4,650 new Covid cases, 37 deaths
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir logged 4,650 new cases and 37 deaths on Tuesday as the Covid crisis refused to abate in the Union Territory.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign terrorist trapped as Sopore encounter rages on (Ld)
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) One foreign terrorist involved in several acts of terror is trapped as an encounter rages on between terrorists and security forces at Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out at Sopore in North Kashmir
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Nathipora area of Sopore in North Kashmir's Baramulla district on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
COVID surge: Services of retiring doctors in J&K extended till year end
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) In view of the surge in COVID cases, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday extended the services of all those doctors who would otherwise retire by or before November to December 2021.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Light to moderate rain likely in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, May 4 (IANS) Dry, pleasant weather continued in Kashmir and Ladakh on Tuesday as the Meteorological Department (MeT) forecast light to moderate rain for the next few days.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K announces financial incentives for Covid warriors
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Monday approved special financial incentives for Covid warriors of the Union Territory's Health and Medical Education Department.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Jaishankar's help sought for return of Kashmiri students to B'desh
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Students Association (JKSA) on Monday wrote to External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar requesting him to facilitate the travel of Kashmiri students studying in Bangladesh for their exams.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Diplomacy,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
3,733 new Covid cases, 51 deaths in J&K
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) The Covid situation slipped from bad to worse on Monday in J&K after 3,733 new cases and 51 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Parents abandon body of 2-month-old Covid+ baby in Jammu hospital
Jammu, May 3 (IANS) In a shocking incident, parents of a 2-month-old dead Covid positive baby abandoned the body at a hospital in Jammu district and fled, an official said on Monday.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine