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Relatives and neighbors lift the coffin of Waseem Ahmed, a policeman who was killed in a shootout, during his funeral on the outskirts of Srinagar

Relatives and neighbors lift the coffin of Waseem Ahmed, a policeman who was killed in a shootout, during his funeral on the outskirts of Srinagar
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LG inaugurates 500-bed Covid hospital formed by DRDO in Srinagar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday inaugurated a 500-bed Covid hospital, established by Defence Research and Development Organisation’s (DRDO) at Khonmoh here. After creating a makeshift hospital in Jammu, this is the second 500-bed hospital established by the DRDO in the union territory in the last 17 days. Housing all the […]

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84 inmates test positive for covid-19 at district jail Kupwara

Kupwara: At least 84 inmates at the district jail Kupwara have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus so far and six are stated to have recovered while the officials claimed that all the required facilities including proper isolation has been ensured. Officials said that 20 cases were detected earlier, while 64 more inmates tested positive […]

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NSUI writes to LG for raising stipend of medical interns

New Delhi: The Congress’ student wing has written to Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor for increasing the stipend of medical interns to at least Rs 22,000 per month. In a letter to the Lt Governor, National Students Union of India (NSUI) chief Neeraj Kundan said the medical interns were left out from being given any […]

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Not a single fully-vaccinated person has died in JK: NHM data

Srinagar: Not even a single person from Jammu and Kashmir has died of Covid-19 after getting fully vaccinated and just seven percent of the people have died who have taken first dose of the vaccination in around last one month, reveals National Health Mission data. As per the data 93 per cent of those who […]

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Dr. Samia Appointed as Principal GMC Srinagar

Srinagar: Government of Jammu and Kashmir has Thursday sanctioned accord to the appointment of Dr. Samia Rashid as Principal, Government Medical College, Srinagar. An Order Number 374-JK (HME) of 2021 Dated 06-05-2021 to this effect, of which a copy a lies with news agency Global News Service (GNS), states that “…Dr. Samia Rashid, Professor and […]

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Rising numbers and concerns

Rising numbers and concerns

On Friday India witnessed a record single-day rise of 2,17,353 new coronavirus infections as the active cases surpassed the 15-lakh mark. The death toll increased to 1,74,308 with 1,185 new fatalities, the highest since September 19, 2020. It is for the 37th day in a row that a steady increase in the number of positive […]

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Around 40 sheep, goats crushed to death by speeding truck

Around 40 sheep, goats crushed to death by speeding truck

Jammu: In a ghastly incident, three dozen sheep and goats, belonging to a nomadic community, were crushed to death by a speeding truck in Udhampur district, Police said on Thursday. A speeding truck drove through a flock of sheep and goats of a nomadic Gujjar near Darsu on Dhar road late Wednesday night, causing the […]

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Govt proposes new scheme for JK’s industrial development

Srinagar: The Government of India has unveiled operational guidelines for registration of units under the new central sector scheme for industrial development of Jammu & Kashmir. According to the guidelines, registration of units under the scheme shall commence from April 1, 2021 and will continue till September 30, 2024. “All application for registration shall be […]

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COVID: Schools Upto 9th Standard Being closed For 2 weeks in JK

COVID: Schools Upto 9th Standard Being closed For 2 weeks in JK

JAMMU: In order to contain the recent spike in number of COVID-19 cases, the government has decided to close all schools upto 9th class for two weeks while as from10th to 12th classes, schools will be closed for a week starting Monday. An order issued in this regard today stated that an overall assessment of […]

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