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JK reports 177 fresh covid-19 cases

JK reports 177 fresh covid-19 cases

Srinagar, Dec 2: 24 travelers were among 177 fresh covid-19 cases reported in Jammu and Kashmir during the past 24 hours, officials said Thursday. 37 of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu Division and 140 from Kashmir, taking the overall tally to 337263. There was no death due to the virus during the last […]

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COVID-19: Ladakh reports 23 fresh cases

COVID-19: Ladakh reports 23 fresh cases

Leh, Dec 2 (PTI) With 23 fresh, Ladakh’s COVID-19 tally has climbed to 21,601, while the number of active cases of the infection has gone up to 285 in the Union Territory, officials said on Thursday. Ladakh has registered 214 Covid-related deaths — 156 in Leh and 58 in Kargil — since the outbreak of […]

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Pfizer working on updated jab in response to Omicron variant: CEO

Pfizer working on updated jab in response to Omicron variant: CEO

London, Dec 2 (PTI) Pfizer is working on an updated jab in response to the Omicron variant that could be ready in 100 days, according to the head of American multinational pharmaceutical giant, who said that people may need to have annual Covid-19 vaccinations for many years to come. Pfizer’s chief executive Dr Albert Bourla […]

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Govt got over 57 lakh public grievances in last three years: MoS Jitendra Singh

Govt got over 57 lakh public grievances in last three years: MoS Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) Over 57 lakh public grievances were received by the Centre through an online system in the last three years, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday. Of these, 54.65 lakh grievances were disposed, Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in a written reply. “The total number of public […]

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Several steps being taken to help reduce air pollution levels in country: Govt

Several steps being taken to help reduce air pollution levels in country: Govt

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) Several steps are being taken to help reduce air pollution levels in the country and monitoring stations have been set up in 132 cities, Environment Minister Bhupender Yadav informed Rajya Sabha on Thursday. Replying to supplementaries during Question Hour, he said the government has taken steps on changing BS4 norms […]

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Freezing conditions continue in Kashmir, Ladakh

Freezing conditions continue in Kashmir, Ladakh

Srinagar, Dec 2: Kashmir and Ladakh continued to reel under sub zero temperatures with famous Pahalgam resort remaining the coldest place in the Valley on Thursday. A meteorological department official here said that Srinagar recorded minus 1.8°C against previous night’s minus 2.5°C which was lowest temperature recorded this season.  Qazigund recorded minimum temperature of minus […]

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Active COVID-19 cases in country increase to 99,763

Active COVID-19 cases in country increase to 99,763

New Delhi, Dec 2 (PTI) With 9,765 new coronavirus infections being reported in a day, India’s total tally of COVID-19 cases rose to 3,46,06,541, while the active cases increased to 99,763, according to the Union Health Ministry data updated on Thursday. The death toll climbed to 4,69,724 with 477 fresh fatalities including, 403 from Kerala, according […]

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Unidentified dead body recovered in Tral

Unidentified dead body recovered in Tral

Tral, Dec 02: An unidentified male body was found at Bajwani area of Tral in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Thursday morning. Officials said that a male body was spotted by some locals in the  Bajwani area today morning who informed the police. Accordingly a police team was sent to the spot, who have taken […]

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Protecting mental health in the face of uncertainty and another COVID variant

Protecting mental health in the face of uncertainty and another COVID variant

Crawley (Australia), Dec 2 (The Conversation) Reports about the latest COVID variant of concern, Omicron, have exploded all over the news. No sooner had we learned its name, it had arrived in Australia. Waves of familiar dread are washing ashore for many, just when there was fresh hope we would soon put all this behind […]

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Four arrested for stealing SAIL iron bars in Jammu

Four arrested for stealing SAIL iron bars in Jammu

Jammu, Dec 2 (PTI) Four people were arrested for allegedly trying to sell in the black market 1,390 kgs of iron bars stolen from the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), police said. Acting on specific information regarding a bid to sell stolen SAIL iron bars, police teams conducted raids at a yard in Narwal […]