July 2020

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INS Wishes Eid Mubarak To Esteemed Readers

INS Team whishes people across the globe, particularly its readers, a very happy and prosperous Eid-ul-Azha. The festival comes at a time when Jammu and Kashmir like any other part of the globe continue to be in the grip of novel coronavirus pandemic. People are requested to be extra-guarded in ensuring the virus spread is

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CS reviews preparations for Panchayats, BDC, ULB function on August 10

Srinagar: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam today chaired a review meeting to take stock of preparations being put in place for organizing a function for Panchayats, Block Development Councils (BDCs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs), on 10th August, 2020. The Government is organizing the function to honour national level awardees from the Local

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490 new cases take Covid-19 tally past 20000 mark in J&K 

Srinagar, July 31: Jammu and Kashmir on Friday reported 490 novel coronavirus cases including 64 travelers, taking the overall to 20359 in J&K. Among them, 143 were reported from Jammu and 297 from Kashmir. Giving district wise details, official sources said that Srinagar reported 128 cases, Baramulla 24, Kulgam 11, Shopian 8, Anantnag 21, Kupwara

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Lockdown extended till August 5

SRINAGAR, JULY 31: The Jammu and Kashmir government today extended the COVID-19 lockdown guidelines until August 5.An order issued here by Department of Disaster Management, Relief, Rehabilitation and Reconstruction in this regard said that in exercise of powers conferred under Section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005, the State Executive Committee hereby orders that

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BSF soldier dies of cardiac arrest in Poonch

Poonch, July 31: A BSF soldier died of cardiac arrest during duty along the Line of Control in Mankote area of this district on Friday. They said constable R .Ravindra of 72 battalion BSF suffered the heart attack at Songali post in Mankote sector. The 43-year-old was shifted to nearby health facility where doctors declared

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Girl drowns, 2 brothers rescued in Poonch

Poonch, July 31: One 12-year-old girl died and two other siblings were rescued after the trio drowned in a canal here last evening, official sources said on Friday. They said the siblings, children of Zakir Hussian Peer, were playing near the canal at Jallian Azambad and subsequent went inside it, leading to the drowning of

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Covid-19 claims 7 more lives, J&K toll 373

Srinagar, July 31: Seven more deaths were reported in Jammu and Kashmir due to COVID-19 since last evening, taking the toll to 373. Four of the victims were from Srinagar, two from Pulwama while one, a 56-year-old, was from Jammu’s Shakti Shakti Nagar. Regarding two Pulwama casualties, they said, one of them a 52-year-old man

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Round up: CRPF Trooper Among 17 More Die Due To Covid-19, J&K Toll 366

Srinagar, July 30: In a biggest-spike in deaths in 24 hours, Jammu and Kashmir reported seventeen more covid-19 deaths since last night, taking the fatality count due to the virus in J&K to 366, officials said on Thursday. Among them, 16 deaths were reported from Kashmir, mostly from Srinagar which continues to top the list with

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Hospitals of Kashmir Province to work under administrative control of FC H&MED

SRINAGAR, JULY 30: The Jammu and Kashmir government, in an effort to ensure effective management of COVID-19 Pandemic, has ordered that all hospitals of Kashmir Province including SKIMS Srinagar, SKIMS Medical College Bemina and others shall work directly under the Administrative Control of Financial Commissioner, Health & Medical Education Department and shall adhere to all

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J&K revises home quarantine guidelines for asymptomatic positive patients

Srinagar: In an important modification in the protocol for positives of Covid- 19 infection and their contacts, Jammu and Kashmir Government today revised home isolation guidelines to permit such patients for home quarantine who are asymptomatic with no comorbidity and are not vulnerable otherwise. An order issued by Health & Medical Education Department in this

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67 travelers among 450 new Covid-19 cases, J&K tally rises to 19869

Srinagar, July 30 Jammu and Kashmir today reported 450 novel coronavirus cases including 67 travelers, taking the overall to 19869 in J&K. Among them, 83 were reported from Jammu and 367 from Kashmir. Giving district-wise details, official sources said that Srinagar reported 183 cases, Baramulla 42, Kulgam2, Shopian 6, Anantnag 20, Kupwara 16, Pulwama 32,

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Security Forces Need To Be Alert For ‘Ensuing Fortnight’ In J&K: DGP

Srinagar, July 30: Director General of Police Dilbag Singh on Thursday directed security forces to remain very alert for ensuing fortnight and put into use all resources so that the religious festivals as well as the I-Day celebration pass off peacefully. Chairing a high-level security meeting here, the DGP said that there will be provocations

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Semi-decomposed body of woman found in Banihal

Jammu: An unidentified semi-decomposed body of a woman was found in Thandi Chawon area of Dooligam Banihal in Ramban district. Official sources said that a police team led by Station House Officer (SHO) Banihal Abid Bukhari rushed to the spot and recovered the corpse. When contacted, the SHO confirmed the recovery of the “semi decomposed

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CRPF Trooper Among 10 More Fall Victims To Covid-19, J&K Toll 360

Srinagar, July 30: Kashmir Valley reported ten more deaths due to covid-19 since last night, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 360, officials said on Thursday. They said that four deaths took place at CD hospital, one of the exclusive facilities for the management of the covid-19 patients,

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Covid-19 Toll Mounts To 351 As 14 More Die In J&K

Srinagar: Fourteen more people died due to covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count due to the virus to 351 in J&K, officials said on Wednesday. A senior doctor at SKIMS Bemina said that a 30-year-old woman was admitted on July 14 and was kept in HDU for four

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Talat Parvez inaugurates one-day international webinar at Amar Singh College

SRINAGAR, JULY 29: A one-Day International webinar was organized by Amar Singh College here today titled “Leveraging Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare- Special Reference to COVID-19 Pandemic.” The event was inaugurated by Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Talat Parvez Rohella. In his inaugural speech he deliberated upon the significance and relevance of the title of

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Women entrepreneurs can further boost employment: Dr Sehrish

SRINAGAR, JULY 29: Director Information and Public Relations, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today addressed a webinar on ‘Entrepreneurship and Self Employment Opportunities for Women in J&K’ organized by FICCI, J&K State Council. Dr Sehrish, who was a special guest on the occasion, talked about the opportunities available for qualified young women of Jammu and Kashmir

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No 4G Till August 19 In J&K: Govt

Srinagar, July 29: Amid all the talk about restoration of high-speed internet, the authorities on Wednesday extended till August 19 the ban on the 4G services in Jammu and Kashmir which completes one year on August 5. In an order issued by the principal Secretary Home, the government said that restrictions on access to internet

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540 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total  crosses 19000 Mark 

Srinagar, July 28: Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 540 novel coronavirus cases including 67 travelers, taking the overall count past 19000 mark in J&K. Among them, 151 were reported from Jammu and 389 from Kashmir. Giving district wise details, official sources said that Srinagar reported 203 cases, Baramulla 20, Kulgam 15, Shopian 4, Anantnag

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Army porter killed along LoC in Uri

Uri, July 29: A 26-year- old Army porter was killed on Wednesday afternoon in a sniper fire by Pakistani troops along the Line of Control in Uri sector of north Kashmir Baramulla district, a senior Police officer said. The porter has been identified as Altaf Hussain son of Suluman Sussain (26) of Gohalan village of

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4 more die due to covid-19, J&K toll 342

Srinagar: Four more people died due to covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said on Wednesday. They said that two deaths were reported at SMHS hospital here this morning and include a 52-year-old woman from Budgam and a 75-year-old man from Wazirbagh Srinagar. “Both had comorbidities with Community Acquired Pneumonia,” a senior doctor at the

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LG chairs high-level meeting of Administrative Secretaries

Issues directions for land identification and construction of BDC offices complexes JAMMU, JULY 28: Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu today called for expediting the execution of developmental projects and speedy implementation of welfare programmes so that their benefits percolate seamlessly across the board. The Lt Governor was chairing a high-level meeting of Administrative Secretaries here

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489 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 18879

Srinagar, July 28: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 489 novel coronavirus cases including 79 travelers, taking the overall count to 18879 in J&K. among them, 134 were reported from Jammu and 355 from Kashmir. Giving district wise details, official sources said that Srinagar reported 138 cases, Baramulla 30, Kulgam 7, Shopian 21, Anantnag 4,

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Ramban Reports First Covid-19 Death, J&K Toll 331   

Srinagar, July 28: Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported two more deaths due to covid-19, one of them a 25-year-old youth from Ramban district of Jammu division. The deaths take the fatality count due to the virus to 331 in J&K. A senior doctor at GMC Jammu said that the vicenarian from Suligam Rambam was

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5 More Die Of Covid-19, J&K Toll 329

Srinagar, July 28: Kashmir Valley reported five more deaths due to covid-19, taking the fatality count due to the virus to 329 in J&K. Official sources said that fresh deaths include a 60-year-old woman from Nowhatta, a 62-year-old man from Batamallo, a 75-year-old man from Noorbagh Srinagar and a 64-year-old resident from Rangreth area of

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HC sitting Judge Sanjay Gupta passes away

Srinagar, July 28: Little over 3 years after taking oath as Judge of the J&K High Court, Justice Sanjay Gupta died late last evening due to illness. Born on 24.11.1961, did matriculation from Oriental Academy, Jammu in 1976, did B.Sc with full medical subjects from G.G.M Science College, Jammu in 1982, did L.L.B. from University

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12 More Die In J&K, Covid-19 Toll 324

Srinagar, July 27: Twelve persons succumbed to covid-19 in Kashmir in last 24 hours, taking the fatality count due to the virus in Jammu and Kashmir to 324, officials said on Monday. Official sources said that among the deaths reported includes a 58-year-old man from Kulgam, a 65-year-old from Budgam, three men, aged 60 years

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Div Com calls for rehabilitation of leper patients, children

SRINAGAR, JULY 27: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today visited Leper Colony Behrar, Lal Bazar to take stock of developmental activities and health care facilities provided to the inmates there. The Div Com called for formulating proper rehabilitation policy for the Leper patients and their families besides, he also emphasised on providing scholarships

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Khan reviews availability of sacrificial animals

Directs officers for ensuring strict enforcement of SOPs, guidelines during Eid shopping SRINAGAR, JULY 27: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Farooq Khan today chaired a meeting to review market checking and availability of essential commodities and sacrificial animals in view of the Eid ul Azha festival. The meeting was attended by Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K

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J&K Reports 470 New Covid-19 Cases, Tally Rises To 18390

Srinagar, July 27: Jammu and Kashmir on Monday reported 470 new covid-19 cases including 79 travelers, taking the overall tally to 18390. Among the fresh cases, 309 were reported from Kashmir and 161 from Jammu. Giving the district wise break up, sources said that Srinagar reported 132, Baramulla 11, Kulgam 23, Shopian 1, Anantnag 53,

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Pahari Forum Demands Withdrawal Of Bar On Reservation Certificate

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Pahari Forum is a completely apolitical and non-partisan organization that only speaks for the welfare of Pahari speaking people. “Recently a teleconference was held wherein serious concern was expressed at the problems facing the commonality including lack of job opportunities provided to the educated Pahari spoken youth across Jammu and Kashmir,”

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4 Srinagar residents among 7 die due to Covid-19 in J&K

Srinagar: Four Srinagar residents were among seven persons who succumbed to covid-19 in Kashmir on Monday. Official sources said that among the deaths reported includes a 58-year-old man from Kulgam, 85-year-old man from Puwlama, a 65-year-old from Budgam while three out of four causalities from Srinagar include three men, aged 60 years each, from Buchpora,

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Secretary HED inspects dev works, interacts with PRs in Kishtwar

Kishtwar: Commissioner/Secretary, Higher Education Department, Talat Parvez Rohella, on the second day of his tour here, inspected various educational institutions here and took stock of the infrastructural and ongoing developmental Works being executed by various agencies in these learning centers. He was accompanied by Deputy Commissioner, Rajinder Singh Tara; Additional District Development Commissioner, Mohd Hanief

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145 travelers among 615 new covid-19 cases in J&K, total 17920

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 615 new covid-19 infections including 145 travellers, taking the number of cases in J&K to 17920. Official sources said that while 136 fresh cases were reported from Jammu division, the bulk, 479 Infections were confirmed from Kashmir Valley. Among them, Srinagar reported 209 cases, Baramulla 14, Kulgam 2,

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Kupwara police official, Jammu woman die of covid-19, J&K toll 307

Srinagar, July 26: A police official from Kupwara and a 75-year-old woman from Jammu died of covid-19, officials said on Sunday. Their deaths take the fatality count due to the virus in the J&K to 307. They said that a 58-year-old police official, suffering from severe pneumonia with hypertension with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, was

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Woman killed, 3 persons injured in Poonch accident

Poonch: A woman was killed and three other persons were injured when a sumo vehicle met with an accident here on Sunday. Official sources said that at about 9:30 a.m., a TATA Sumo (JK12-9622) which was on its way from Gali Pindi towards Mandi fell down in a deep gorge near Noor Pur Gali Pindi,

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Round up: LeT Commander Among 2 Militants Killed In Ranbirgarh

Pictures By Zargar Zahoor Srinagar, July 25: A top Lashker-e-Toiba militant and his associate were killed and an army soldier was injured in a gunfight in Ranbirgarh-Panzinara area in outskirts of Srinagar on Saturday. A police spokesperson said that on a specific input regarding presence of the militants in the area, a joint cordon-and-search-operation was

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Round up: 7 More Die In Kashmir, J&K Toll 305

Srinagar, July 25: Kashmir Valley on Saturday reported seven more deaths due to covid-19, taking the number of people succumbing to the virus to 305 in J&K. Among the fresh casualties, four were from Srinagar, the worst hit district both in terms of the causalities as well as the number of the covid-19 cases, while

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Baseer Khan reviews arrangements regarding prevention of COVID-19

Jammu: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Khan, today e-reviewed measures being put in place by various health care institutions regarding prevention and control of COVID-19 during a meeting with officers of Kashmir division. Advisor had a detailed assessment about the prevailing situation arisen due to outbreak of the global pandemic and its management by all

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BJP leader seeks financial assistance for transporters

Anantnag: BJP General secretary district Anantnag and J&K secretary of Shree Amarnath Yatra Welfare Society Mohd Sikandar Wani on Saturday expressed serious concern over the plight of transporters whose livelihood has been worst hit since August last year. A delegation of drivers union association met the secretary here in the party office of South Kashmir’s

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523 new covid-19 cases take J&K tally past 17000-mark

Srinagar, July 25: Eighty-eight travelers were among 523 new covid-19 infections in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the overall tally past 17000-mark in J&K. Officials said that among them, 156 were reported from Jammu division and 367 from Kashmir Valley even as 300 patients have recovered and were discharged from various hospitals. Giving the

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Div Com reviews I-Day arrangements

Stresses on fool-proof preparations, strict adherence to Covid-19 protocol Srinagar, July 25: The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole today chaired a meeting of officers to review the arrangements for the ensuing Independence Day- 2020. The meeting was informed that the main function shall be held in summer capital Srinagar, where Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra

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