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Govt evacuates 95,420 stranded JK residents

Govt evacuates 95,420 stranded JK residents

Jammu: Nearly, 95,420 JK residents have been evacuated by the Jammu and Kashmir government via Lakhanpur and through a network of special trains and buses till date amid strict observance of all necessary guidelines and Standard Operating Procedures aimed at safe and comfortable passage of stranded residents in the wake of COVID lockdown. The concerned […]

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Navin reviews Annual Action Plan under National Food Security Mission 2020-21

Navin reviews Annual Action Plan under National Food Security Mission 2020-21

JAMMU, MAY 27: Principal Secretary, Agriculture Production Department, Navin Kumar Choudhary today emphasised on growth of farm economy by enhancement of agriculture production. He was chairing a meeting to discuss and review Annual Action Plan under National Food Security Mission (NFSM) for the year 2020-21. The meeting was attended by Director Agriculture, Jammu Inder Jeet, […]

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No end term exams for current, previous semesters: KU

No end term exams for current, previous semesters: KU

Students to be promoted based on continuous internal assessment. Srinagar, May 27: In a significant decision the University of Kashmir, in view of COVID-19 pandemic, has decided that there will be no end term exams for the current semester and the previous semesters where exams were due during the lockdown period. The students will be […]

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KCC&I Hails Arrangements At Airport, Demands Evacuation Of J&K’s Stranded From Kyrgyzstan, Other Countries

KCC&I Hails Arrangements At Airport, Demands Evacuation Of J&K’s Stranded From Kyrgyzstan, Other Countries

Srinagar: Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Wednesday appreciated the organized and efficient arrangements made by the administration at Srinagar Airport after the resumption of flights. A spokesperson of the traders’ body said that the KCC&I had been receiving distress messages from stranded members of the business community and even students from various places […]

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Police arrests 3 gamblers in Srinagar

Police arrests 3 gamblers in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Wednesday arrested three gamblers at Habbak here and recovered stake money worth Rs 4180 from them. A police officer told INS that SHO Police station Nigeen, under the supervision of SDPO Zakoora and SP Hazratbal, arrested three gamblers while they were found gambling in a public place at Habbak. He said a […]

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Kashmir Reports Two Covid-19 Deaths, J&K Toll 26

Kashmir Reports Two Covid-19 Deaths, J&K Toll 26

Srinagar: Two more people have died due to novel coronavirus in Kashmir Valley, officials said on Wednesday. These fatalities take the death toll due to the disease in the Jammu and Kashmir to 26—23 in Valley and 3 in Jammu. One among the victims includes a 70-year-old man from Sarnal Anantnag who died yesterday at […]

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As Bhatnagar is under quarantine, LG assigns his duties, functions to advisor Sharma

As Bhatnagar is under quarantine, LG assigns his duties, functions to advisor Sharma

Srinagar, May 27: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu, on Wednesday assigned all duties and functions of the departments allocated to Advisor RR Bhatnagar, who is under quarantine, to advisor K. K. Sharma for the time being. In terms of the March 17 order, Advisor Bhatnagar was assigned Health and Medical Education, Public works (R&B), PHE […]

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MeT forecasts widespread rainfall by weekend in Jammu, Kashmir

MeT forecasts widespread rainfall by weekend in Jammu, Kashmir

Srinagar, May 27: Meteorological department on Wednesday predicted widespread rains in Jammu as well as in Kashmir divisions, peaking on the last two days of this month. It also issued a “yellow warning” for isolated thunder squalls with lightning and gusty winds (30-40 Kmph) in both Jammu and Kashmir regions till May 31. A meteorological […]

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Heroin, Charus Seized As Police Arrests 3 Drug Peddlers

Heroin, Charus Seized As Police Arrests 3 Drug Peddlers

Kupwara: Police have arrested three “notorious” drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession in Handwara area of this north Kashmir district. “Officers at a checkpoint established at Ganapora Crossing intercepted an individual identified as Danish Farooq Mir of Nowpora Tujjer-Shareef. During search officers were able to recovered 50gms of Heroin from his possession,” […]

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91 fresh cases reported in J&K, tally 1741

91 fresh cases reported in J&K, tally 1741

Srinagar: Four pregnant women and eight members of a family including an 8-year-old girl were among 91 cases of the COVID-19 infection in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, taking the overall tally to 1759–1411 in Valley and 348 in Jammu. Sources said that among the fresh cases, 29 were reported from Ramban, 12 from Budgam, […]

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Govt: Evacuated 94,621 Stranded JK Residents So Far 

Govt: Evacuated 94,621 Stranded JK Residents So Far 

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir government, under its initiative of facilitating safe and secure return of stranded passengers stuck outside the UT due to COVID lockdown, has evacuated about 94,621 JK residents via Lakhanpur and through a network of special trains and buses till date amid observance of all necessary Standard Operating Procedures regarding the pandemic. […]

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Advocate General chairs meeting regarding expeditious disposal of pending litigations

Advocate General chairs meeting regarding expeditious disposal of pending litigations

Jammu: Advocate General, D C Raina today chaired a meeting regarding expeditious disposal of pending litigations of the UT of J&K, here at the Civil Secretariat. Besides, Secretary to Government Department of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Achal Sethi, the meeting was attended by the Special Secretaries, Additional Secretaries, Deputy Legal Remembrancer /Senior Law Officers/Public […]

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Day In Pictures

Day In Pictures

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Police asked to ensure smooth passage of Covid-19 warriors

Police asked to ensure smooth passage of Covid-19 warriors

Srinagar In the backdrop incidents involving alleging beating and detaining of a cardiologist and stopping of a medical officer in last 24 hours, Inspector General of Police Kashmir Vijay Kumar has ordered police officers to “facilitate the COVID warriors, especially doctors and paramedics, smoothly” in the Valley. Sources said that the top police officer of […]

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3 persons injured in accidental blast in Tosa-Maidan Budgam

3 persons injured in accidental blast in Tosa-Maidan Budgam

Srinagar: Three persons were injured Tuesday in an accidental blast at the Tosa-Maidan meadow, which used to be artillery firing range for army, in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. “An accidental shell blast took place in Tosa Maidan (old artillery range) Khag area of Budgam. 3 persons are reported to be injured, who are being shifted […]

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Covid-19 Claims Another Life, Toll 24; 34 Fresh Cases Take Tally To Over 1700 Mark

Covid-19 Claims Another Life, Toll 24; 34 Fresh Cases Take Tally To Over 1700 Mark

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported one more death and 34 fresh cases of novel coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the overall death toll to 24 and case tally to over 1700. Sources said a 90-year-old man, a resident of Khaloora Kulgam, died at SKIMS early Tuesday morning, a day after he was referred to the tertiary […]

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Govt evacuates 93,380 stranded JK residents so far

Govt evacuates 93,380 stranded JK residents so far

Jammu: Principal Secretary PDD, Rohit Kansal and Chief Executive Officer JKERA/JTFRP, Dr. Abid Rasheed Shah today visited railway station Jammu and had a detailed review of the arrangements in place for the stranded passengers returning from different parts of the country in the wake of Corona pandemic. Later, they received the 11th COVID special Jammu-Dehli […]

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Spike in deaths, cases with unknown history major causes of concern: Govt

Spike in deaths, cases with unknown history major causes of concern: Govt

‘J&K testing rate increased by over 350% in one month’ Jammu: With the testing rate of over 10,000 per million Jammu and Kashmir has now become number one in country in testing. The testing capacity in the UT has gone up from just about 100 tests/day in March to 8000 tests/day today. In the last […]

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6 flights carrying 562 stranded passengers arrive at Srinagar Airport

6 flights carrying 562 stranded passengers arrive at Srinagar Airport

Budgam: With Government resuming domestic flight operations across the country, six domestic flights carrying about 562 passengers, who were stranded at different parts of the country landed here today at Srinagar International Airport. The arrival of flights started with the landing of Air Asia flight at 7:25am. All passengers who arrived at the airport were […]

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