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Lockdown woes: Families borrow money to bring their loved ones back to home

Lockdown woes: Families borrow money to bring their loved ones back to home

Srinagar: Relatives of three Kashmir youth who were recently released from Agra Jail borrowed money to get them back to home. A couple of days back, government revoked the detention of two Kashmiri youth under Public Safety Act while court on 16 March also quashed the detention of an auto driver booked under the act. […]

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Ramadhan first Friday: Mosques, shrines remained locked as Covid threat looms large

Ramadhan first Friday: Mosques, shrines remained locked as Covid threat looms large

Srinagar: For the first time in the holy month of Ramadan, Mosques and shrines across Jammu and Kashmir witnessed no buzz with all the religious places remaining closed for over one month now in wake of deadly Coronavirus outbreak. No mandatory congregational prayers were witnessed in any Mosque or shrine on the first Friday here, […]

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Spread rate slows greatly in JK: Rohit Kansal

Spread rate slows greatly in JK: Rohit Kansal

Says situation still demands extra watchfulness

JAMMU: The government on Thursday announced that the spread rate of COVID-19 has slowed to a great extent in Jammu and Kashmir. Announcing this Principal Secretary, Planning, Development & Monitoring and Information, Rohit Kansal, who is also the J&K Government Spokesperson said that the COVID 19 pandemic spread rate has significantly slowed down in Jammu […]

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Bizarre: Even during lockdown JK records 16 rape, 64 molestation cases

Bizarre: Even during lockdown JK records 16 rape, 64 molestation cases

Srinagar: The Jammu & Kashmir Government has informed the High Court that 16 cases of rape and 64 incidents of molestation were reported during the lockdown period in the Union Territory. According to report submitted by the Social Welfare department,16 cases of rape, 64 cases of molestation and one case of eve teasing have been […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Lack of facilities: People attempt to escape from quarantine centre in Anantnag

Lack of facilities: People attempt to escape from quarantine centre in Anantnag

Anantnag: Dozens of people from different areas of Anantnag who have been kept in quarantine at Govt Degree College (boys) Anantnag on Tuesday tried to escape from the facility citing lack of facilities. Sources said that scores of quarantined persons came out of the centre on Tuesday and protested against the lack of basic facilities […]

 Press Trust of India

Lessons on radio for children in Kashmir from next week

Lessons on radio for children in Kashmir from next week

Srinagar: To reach out to maximum students amid the coronavirus lockdown, the School Education Department in Kashmir is starting audio classes from next week in collaboration with the All India Radio, officials said. The educational broadcast will enable students to learn through the medium of radio while sitting in their homes and the idea behind […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Covid-19 turns a remote village in Shopian a ‘hotspot’

Covid-19 turns a remote village in Shopian a ‘hotspot’

Shopian: A remote village in Shopian region, Hirpora is attracting attention these days. The village known for its potato crop has emerged as one of the hotspots for COVID-19 as eight more persons from the village tested positive for the deadly coronavirus on Tuesday. With eight new cases, Hirpora village which has a population of […]

 KV Correspondent

COVID-19: Cops getting frequent counseling lessons to beat stress

COVID-19: Cops getting frequent counseling lessons to beat stress

Abid Bashir Srinagar: Away from their homes since 45 days, Jammu and Kashmir police is giving frequent “counseling lessons” to the policemen deployed on roads in Srinagar for implementing lockdown in the wake of Covid-19 so that they stay physically and mentally strong and beat the stress. “We brief our boys on moral, physical and […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

COVID-19: Farmers cultivating peas are a worried lot

COVID-19: Farmers cultivating peas are a worried lot

Pulwama: Vegetable farmers who have sowed peas in their fields are a worried lot as the lockdown following the coronavirus pandemic has meant that they will get least buyers for the produce. Farmers from different areas of Kashmir said that they were earning good amount by growing peas as commercial crop but this year covid-19 […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Four youth go missing in Kulgam

Four youth go missing in Kulgam

Anantnag: Four youth from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district have been reportedly missing from last one month and it is likely that missing youth have joined militant ranks, police sources said. They said that the missing youth have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Bhat, Shahid Ahmad Bhat, Mushtaq Ahmad Itoo and Nadeem Ahmad Rather. Official sources […]