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Vaishno Devi pilgrims stranded In Jammu
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Vaishno Devi pilgrims from various parts of the country are stranded in Jammu due to the ongoing countrywide lockdown.
2020-03-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Vaishno Devi pilgrims stranded In Jammu
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) Hundreds of Vaishno Devi pilgrims from various parts of the country are stranded in Jammu due to the ongoing countrywide lockdown.
2020-03-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
3 more test positive in J&K, tally rises to 41
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) Three more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Monday raising the total number of infected people to 41 in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-03-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K govt ropes in pvt hospitals, nursing homes to ramp up isolation facilities
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) The J&K government has roped in private hospitals and nursing homes to create additional isolation facilities across Jammu and Kashmir for treating COVID-19 patients.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Don't pay heed to unverified reports Covid reports: SKIMS Director
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Director, Shere-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, Dr A.G. Ahanger on Sunday appealed to people not to pay heed to unverified reports attributed to him on social media about the spread of coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Courts use SMS service to spread corona awareness in J&K, Ladakh
Jammu, March 29 (IANS) In order to disseminate information and make lawyers as well as litigants aware about the coronavirus pandemic, the High Court of Jammu and Kashmir is using Short Messaging Services (SMS).
2020-03-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
2nd COVID-19 death in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir recorded its second COVID-19 death on Sunday after a patient being treated in a hospital here succumbed. The total number of coronavirus postive patients in the Union territory was 33.
2020-03-29
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
'Aggressive testing led to discovery of more positive cases in J&K'
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Appealing people not to panic because of the spurt in positive Covid-19 cases, J&K Chief Secretary, B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Saturday that aggressive testing has led to the discovery of more number of cases.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
J&K Bank donates Rs 5 cr towards J&K Relief Fund
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) Chairman and MD of J&K Bank, R.K. Chibber, on Saturday presented a cheque of Rs 5 crore to J&K Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu as a contribution to the J&K Relief Fund towards the efforts being undertaken to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
Five J&K villages declared 'red zone' to check Covid-19 spread
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Five villages in Rajouri district of Jammu & Kashmir's Jammu division have been declared as 'red zones' to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection, authorities said on Friday.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Omar shares meme seeking essential services status for barbers
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister, Omar Abdullah has shared a meme on quarantine which says barbers should be included in essential services unless the society wants more bearded men like Omar.
2020-03-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
11 hospitals, 3,400 beds earmarked for COVID-19 treatment in J&K
Jammu, March 27 (IANS) J&K government has earmarked 11 hospitals as COVID-19 hospitals and also reserved 3,400 beds for treatment and quarantine of affected people in the union territory.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Six booked in Kashmir for violating lockdown curbs
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) On the directions of District Magistrate Bandipora in J&K, the police on Friday booked six persons for violating restriction orders issued by the adminstration.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Srinagar admin to home-deliver foodgrains and LPG
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) In view of restrictions on public movement put in place in an effort to contain spread of the coronavirus infection, the Srinagar administration starting tomorrow plans to deliver foodgrains and LPG cylinders at the doorstep of residents of the district.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
FIR against cop abusing Kashmiris to stay indoors
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) A J&K policeman in Sopore on Friday was removed from services and booked under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) after a video went viral on social media showing him using abusive language calling people to stay indoors.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 more test positive for Covid-19 in J&K, tally rises to 18
Srinagar, March 27 (IANS) Four more tested positive in J&K on Friday as the total number of COVID-19 cases rose to 18 in the union territory.
2020-03-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Pulwama mosques visited by Tablighi group made quarantine centres
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) In the wake of reports that the Tablighi group' (Preachers group) to which Kashmir's first Covid-19 victim belonged, had stayed and preached at some mosques of Pulwama district, the district administration on Thursday declared all such mosques as administrative quarantine centres.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Another Covid-19 case in J&K, tally rises to 12
Jammu, March 26 (IANS) Another positive case was reported in J&K on Thursday taking the tally of COVID-19 patients to 12 in the union territory.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
High-speed internet ban to continue in J&K
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) The J&K government on Thursday decided to continue the ban on high-speed internet across the Union Territory.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ventilator splitters can only be used in crisis situations: Experts
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) A team of local doctors led by Talib Khan, an anaesthetist, has devised a technique by which the life support system, commonly known as the ventilator, can support four instead of one critical patient in hours of crisis.
2020-03-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K LG approves support measures for poor and needy
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor G. C. Murmu approved a series of proposals to provide support to the needy and destitute in the light of the extraordinary situation caused by the ongoing Corona pandemic and the consequent lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K LG approves support measures for poor and needy
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor G. C. Murmu approved a series of proposals to provide support to the needy and destitute in the light of the extraordinary situation caused by the ongoing Corona pandemic and the consequent lockdown.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
4 more test positive in Kashmir, total 8
Srinagar, March 25 (IANS) Four more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday in Kashmir raising the number of infected patients to eight.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
2 COVID-19 patients recover completely in Jammu
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) Two out of three COVID-19 patients in Jammu have recovered completely,Sushma Chauhan, district magistrate said.
2020-03-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
2 more persons test positive for COVID-19 in Srinagar
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) Two more persons were found positive for COVID-19 in Srinagar on Tuesday who had travel history of outside J&K taking the total number of positive cases in Kashmir to three.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Former J&K CM Omar Abdullah released
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) of former chief minister Omar Abdullah and ended his detention on Tuesday more than seven months after he and two other former chief ministers - Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti were detained ahead of the revocation of Article 370 on August 5 2019.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
11 major hospitals in J&K declared as sanatoria for suspects
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) J&K government has decided to convert 11 major hospitals into COVID-19 sanatoria to treat suspected patients away from public gaze.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K govt revokes PSA detention order of Omar Abdullah
Srinagar, March 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday revoked the Public Safety Act (PSA) detention order of former chief minister, Omar Abdullah.
2020-03-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K to seal borders
Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday decided to seal the Union Territory borders with the neighbouring states of Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and the UT of Ladakh to scale up the battle against the spread of coronavirus.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kashmir's response to 'Janata Curfew' similar to the ones in the past
Srinagar, March 23 (IANS) The public response to the lockdown for 14 hours in the Valley due to coronavirus scare was similar to what has been seen here in the last 32 years when separatists gave calls for 'civil curfew or authorities imposed 'official curfew.
2020-03-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Srinagar DM assigns officials, fixes responsibilities
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) In order to ensure comfortable and safe stay of persons who have come from abroad and are under quarantine, the Srinagar administration has fixed roles and responsibilities of officials assigned to different quarantine centres as in-charge of relevant facilities.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
J&K warns of strict action for not declaring travel history
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir adminstration has said that strict action will be taken against those who fail to self declare their travel history at the Srinagar Airport.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
3 Kashmiri scholars who escaped quarantine in Aligarh traced (Ld)
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Three out of four Ph.D. scholars who had escaped during quarantine from Aligarh Muslim University were traced to Kashmir on Saturday.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education,Health/Medicine
3 Kashmiri scholars who escaped quarantine to Aligarh traced
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) Three out of four Ph.D. scholars who had escaped during quarantine from Aligarh Muslim University were traced in Kashmir on Saturday.
2020-03-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
COVID-19: Jammu shuts public transport, except SRTC buses
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) Authorities on Friday took a slew of steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including shutdown of all modes of mass public transport in Jammu district till further orders, except SRTC buses.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Friday prayers cut short in Valley over corona scare
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) Mosques in Srinagar city and elsewhere in the Valley held short Friday prayers in the wake of coronavirus prevention alert in Kashmir.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K govt asks school teachers to stay at home
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) In the wake of the coronavirus threat the Jammu and Kashmir government issued an order on Friday directing the school teachers not to attend to their duties.
2020-03-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Covid-19 scare: Strict restrictions enforced across Srinagar
Srinagar, March 19 (IANS) Srinagar District Magistrate Shahid Choudhary on Thursday took the decision to impose strict restrictions across the district in the wake of the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in the region.
2020-03-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
J&K to send foreign tourists back
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Four foreign tourists who arrived here on Wednesday would be sent back on Thursday, said Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Iqbal Choudhary.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Leh flight diverted back after passengers refuse to be quarantined
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) Passengers of an Air India flight from Leh to Srinagar, the passengers of which refused to undergo the mandatory 14-day long quarantine period, was diverted overhead to Leh airport on Wednesday.
2020-03-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
High speed internet to remain suspended in J&K
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) High-speed internet will continue to remain suspended across the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir till March 26, a government notification said on Tuesday.
2020-03-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
COVID-19: Entry of foreign tourists banned in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) In wake of the rising coronavirus threats the J&K administration Tuesday decided to ban the entry of foreign tourists in Kashmir.
2020-03-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
All passengers from Ladakh will be quarantined in J&K
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Considering the rise in the number of coronavirus (Covid-19) cases across the world and in the country, J&K Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam on Monday reviewed the Cluster Containment Plan to prevent, contain and manage community transmission of the infection in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-03-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Hirdesh Kumar to take charge as J&K Chief Electoral Officer
Srinagar, March 16 (IANS) The Chief Election Commission has in a notification on Monday said that Hirdesh Kumar will take charge as the J&K Chief Electoral Officer from Shalinder Kumar.
2020-03-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
25 sheep killed by wild beasts in Kashmir valley
Srinagar, March 15 (IANS) Twenty-five sheep were killed by wild animals in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-03-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
COVID-19: Vaishno Devi Shrine Board restrictions on visitors
Jammu, March 15 (IANS) The Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board (MVDSB) has issued an advisory on Sunday restricting non-resident Indians (NRIs), foreigners and Indian citizens who have been abroad, from undertaking the pilgrimage to the hill shrine till they complete the mandatory isolation period after arrival in India.
2020-03-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Azad for early start of political process in J&K
Srinagar, March 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad met National conference chief Farooq Abdullah, here on Saturday, and sought early restoration of political process in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-03-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Cold weather conditions in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 12 (IANS) More than a month after the end of harsh winter period of 'Chillai-Kalan', cold conditions have returned in the Kashmir valley.
2020-03-12
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Keeping pace with pilgrims who visited Iran, major concern in Ladakh, J&K
Srinagar, March 11 (IANS) Keeping pace with the number of locals coming home after pilgrimage to holy Shia Muslim shrines in Iran is a major issue involving prevention of the dreaded coronavirus in J&K and Ladakh.
2020-03-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
JKWP celebrates Holi with fervour in Srinagar
Srinagar, March 10 (IANS) The Centre for Inclusive & Sustainable Governance in collaboration with Jammu and Kashmir Workers Party (JKWP) on Tuesday celebrated the festival of colours with fervour and gaiety at the Gindun Park in the Raj Bagh area here.
2020-03-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National