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Covid-19: J&K has only 180 ventilators in the hospitals

Covid-19: J&K has only 180 ventilators in the hospitals

Srinagar, April 1: With coronavirus wrecking havoc across the globe, Jammu and Kashmir hospitals are ill-equipped to deal with the crisis. The deadly virus has infected more than 787,000 people and killed over 37,000 worldwide, according to a count by Johns Hopkins University on Tuesday. The United States has the most…

New Delhi withdraws perks and privileges of former Chief Ministers of Jammu Kashmir

New Delhi withdraws perks and privileges of former Chief Ministers of Jammu Kashmir

New Delhi, April 1: Government of India has withdrawn all the perks and privileges enjoyed by former Chief Ministers of Jammu and Kashmir since, 19984.    In this regard Modi led Central Government has issued a notification, a copy of which lies with Kashmir News Trust.    As per notification, the…

221 persons quarantined in Srinagar hotels test negative, sent back to homes

221 persons quarantined in Srinagar hotels test negative, sent back to homes

Srinagar, April 1: At least 221 persons who were quarantined here in different hotels and other Government Buildings have been tested negative. All these persons have been sent back to their homes with a direction that they should quarantine themselves in homes for next 14 days. These people were quarantined…

Trio slips to death after taking hilly route to reach homes

Trio slips to death after taking hilly route to reach homes

Srinagar, April 1: A couple of persons reportedly slipped to death after trying to reach their homes through hilly route via Halasdar to Hinjhal.   Sources told Kashmir News Trust that after denied entry from Banihal Tunnel, a group of 8 persons took alternate hilly route to reach their homes.  Sources…

SSB personnel deployed for escort duty with Srinagar Mayor asked to go for quarantine Brother of Generator Operator of Mayor tests positive for Covid-19

SSB personnel deployed for escort duty with Srinagar Mayor asked to go for quarantine Brother of Generator Operator of Mayor tests positive for Covid-19

Srinagar, Mar 31:  Senior Superintendent of Police, Police Control Room, Kashmir have advised SSB personnel from 10th Battalion who were deployed for escort duties with SMC Mayor to go for isolation after the brother of Generator Operator of Mayor, Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Junaid Azim Matoo was tested positive for Covid-19.…

Spare hospitals for severe cases of coronavirus: DAK

Spare hospitals for severe cases of coronavirus: DAK

Srinagar Mar 31: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday has urged health authorities in Kashmir valley to spare hospitals for patients who have severe disease from the novel (new) coronavirus. “Most people infected with the novel virus do not require hospitalization,” said DAK PresidentDr Nisar ul Hassan. “We need to reserve…

Woman commits suicide in Anantnag Village

Woman commits suicide in Anantnag Village

Anantnag, Mar 31: A woman committed suicide after consuming some poisonous substance in Bijbehara area of Anantnag district today afternoon. Reports said that a women (name withheld) from Bijbehara area died today after consuming some poisonous substance. She was immediately rushed to a local hospital for treatment where from she was…

Cowdung and other waste dumped along Anantnag roadside irk locals

Cowdung and other waste dumped along Anantnag roadside irk locals

Anantnag, Mar 31: People in several areas of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district including Peth Dailgam, Pethbugh Schichen, Kamad Brinty Palpora, Damhal Koshipora and adjacent villages have polluted the roads by dumping heaps of garbage and cow dung on road sides. Locals of area have appealed authorities to identify the people and…

Covid-19: Demand for 4G restoration growing in Kashmir

Covid-19: Demand for 4G restoration growing in Kashmir

Srinagar, Mar 31: At a time when coronavirus pandemic is consuming lives and shutting down the entire world, the continuous shutdown of high-speed mobile internet service in Jammu & Kashmir has irked the people here, who feel that absence of the facility is a great hurdle in speedy healthcare and dissemination…

Release detainees, restore 4G internet in J&K: Amnesty International

Release detainees, restore 4G internet in J&K: Amnesty International

Srinagar, Mar 31: Amnesty International India on Tuesday urged the government of India to immediately restore high-speed 4G internet services and release all detainees in Jammu and Kashmir in view of Coronavirus. Amnesty International India in a statement said that as Jammu and Kashmir enters the next phase of lockdown this…

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