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COVID-19: Tangmarg death first possible instance of community spread in Kashmir

COVID-19: Tangmarg death first possible instance of community spread in Kashmir

Srinagar Mar 29: As the second COVID-19 death in Kashmir valley had no history of travel or contact, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday said it is possible this could be an instance of community spread of the novel virus. “This may be the first case to have contracted the…

Sopore family quarantined after having close contact with Bandipora’s COVID-19 patient

Sopore family quarantined after having close contact with Bandipora’s COVID-19 patient

Srinagar, March 29: Eight members of a family including their three minor children have been kept under quarantine after coming in close contact with a relative from Bandipora who was diagnosed with COVID-19 yesterday. Reports reaching GNS said authorities on Sunday kept a family from Harwan village in Quarantine center…

Desist from fee hike: Govt to pvt schools

Desist from fee hike: Govt to pvt schools

Srinagar, March 29: Government on Sunday asked private schools to desist from any fee hike. It is also mulling to provide two-month advance Mid Day Meal ration to the families of students. “In this hour of crisis, private schools across J&K to desist from any fees hikes from parents/ kids…

Employees to donate day’s salary to govt’s relief fund: EJCC

Employees to donate day’s salary to govt’s relief fund: EJCC

Srinagar, March 29:  Employees Joint Consultative Committee (EJCC) – an amalgam of various employees’ association of J&K – has decided to donate one day salary towards the J&K Government’s Relief Fund. Chairman EJCC Ajaz Ahmad Khan told GNS the decision was unanimously made by the committee’s core group. Other core…

Leopard on Prowl in Pulwama captured by wildlife team

Leopard on Prowl in Pulwama captured by wildlife team

Srinagar, March 29: Wildlife authorities on Sunday captured a leopard in Koil village of Pulwama district in south Kashmir. The department had been trying to capture the leopard since last week. The animal according to locals had killed many domestic animals. A team of the wildlife department captured the animal…

35 houses damaged badly as land sinks in Ramban

35 houses damaged badly as land sinks in Ramban

40 families moved to safety by admin: SHO Jammu, March 29: Amid heavy rains since Friday night, 35 residential houses got damaged due to land sinking at Chanderkote area of Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir last night. Reports reaching GNS said that the houses developed cracks and subsequently got…

Man from Tangmarg dies as Kashmir records 2nd COVID-19 death

Man from Tangmarg dies as Kashmir records 2nd COVID-19 death

Srinagar, March 29: The Kashmir Valley recorded second fatality due to the novel coronavirus as a 52-year-old man hailing from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died on Sunday wee hours. A senior government officer told GNS that the man died at Chest Disease hospital Dalgate, Srinagar at around…

Man from Tangmarg dies as Kashmir records 2nd COVID-19 death

Man from Tangmarg dies as Kashmir records 2nd COVID-19 death

Srinagar, March 29: The Kashmir Valley recorded the second fatality due tothe novel coronavirus as a 62-year-old man hailing from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district died on Sunday wee hours. A senior government officer told GNS that the man died at Chest Disease hospital at around 4:00 am.…

Kashmir Records Highest Covid-19 Jump In Single Day

Kashmir Records Highest Covid-19 Jump In Single Day

9 More Cases Recorded In Valley, 3 In Jammu; J&K Tally Rises To 32 Srinagar, March 28: Kashmir Valley recorded highest single day jump in covid-19 cases, with nine persons testing positive for the pathogen on Saturday. Also three persons tested positive for the coronovirus disease (Covid-19) in Jammu, taking…

Half a dozen shops looted in Anantnag amid lockdown

Half a dozen shops looted in Anantnag amid lockdown

Anantnag, Mar 28: Over five shops were looted in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district amid lockdown in wake of coronavirus pandemic. The burglary, as per reports, took place at a market in Mehndi Kadal, Anantnag during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. “I received call early morning that robbers have…

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