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6 more test positive, COVID-19 cases rise to 55 in J&K

6 more test positive, COVID-19 cases rise to 55 in J&K

Jammu: The number of coronavirus cases in Jammu and Kashmir rose to 55 with six more persons testing positive from Kashmir region on Tuesday, officials…

Police detain 33 labourers trying to enter Bhadarwah

Bhadarwah/Jammu:  The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday detained 33 labourers and sent them to a hospital for check-up after they were found trying to…

More areas declared as red zones in Kashmir to prevent COVID-19 spread

Srinagar: The administration on Tuesday declared more areas in Kashmir as red zones following detection of fresh cases of COVID-19 in the valley, officials said.…

Amnesty International seeks release of J&K prisoners

New Delhi: Amnesty International India has appealed to the government to immediately release people detained in Jammu and Kashmir in view of the coronavirus outbreak.…

78 persons discharged after completing two-week quarantine period

SRINAGAR: Seventy-eight persons who were shifted into administrative quarantine upon their return to Srinagar two weeks ago were discharged today after successfully completing their 14-day…

Control Room established at Lakhanpur for ease of movement of trucks

Control Room established at Lakhanpur for ease of movement of trucks

JAMMU: The government has set up a 24x7 Control Room at Lakhanpur for hassle free…

Chief Secretary reviews status of National Highway-44

Chief Secretary reviews status of National Highway-44

JAMMU: Chief Secretary, B. V. R. Subrahmanyam, today chaired a meeting to review status of…

Qayoom Wani’s elder brother passes away

Qayoom Wani’s elder brother passes away

Srinagar: Gulzar Ahmad Wani, the elder brother of former EJAC President and former PDP leader,…

Coronavirus: Army launches campaign in remote areas

Coronavirus: Army launches campaign in remote areas

Jammu: The Army has launched a multi-pronged campaign to reach out to people in remote…

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Evacuate those stranded outside J&K: Tarigami writes to LG

Evacuate those stranded outside J&K: Tarigami writes to LG

Srinagar: CPI (M) leader Mohammad Yousuf Tarigami has urged the Jammu and Kashmir administration to evacuate labourers and students stranded in various states of the country on humanitarian grounds. In…

Reach out to border dwellers: Altaf Bukhari to Admin

Reach out to border dwellers: Altaf Bukhari to Admin

SRINAGAR: Jammu Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Tuesday reiterated his demand for providing free ration, medicines and other essential commodities to the BPL families and…

COVID-19: Sterilization drives held at Ramnagri, Sedow

COVID-19: Sterilization drives held at Ramnagri, Sedow

SHOPIAN: An intensive sterilization drive has been launched in the Ramnag and Sedow villages, which have been declared red zones following the detection of Covid-19 positive cases to contain the…

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‘Coordination teams to ensure movement of essential goods, services’

‘Coordination teams to ensure movement of essential goods, services’

Jammu: Ramping up J&K’s response in view of the emerging situation due to the outbreak of Corona Virus (COVID-19), Financial Commissioner…

DC B'la reviews implementation of Advisories

DC B'la reviews implementation of Advisories

Barmulla: With a view to ensure strict compliance of all relevant advisories pertaining to pandemic COVID-19, Deputy Commissioner(DC) Baramulla, G N…

Labour dept disburses Rs 84, 79000 among active workers in Kulgam

Labour dept disburses Rs 84, 79000 among active workers in Kulgam

KULGAM: Following the directions of Deputy Commissioner, Kulgam Showkat Aijaz Bhat, Labour Department, Kulgam today disbursed an amount of Rs 84,…

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Take no chances

Take no chances

With two deaths and 45 Covid-19 positive, the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir is face…

Why limit connectivity?

OPINION View all

Lessons must be learnt from Nizamuddin incident

Lessons must be learnt from Nizamuddin incident

Today Late Maulana Elyas will be a worried man, and more than that, a very sad…

Can India sustain the Lockdown?

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History of Quarantine& Sanitization in Kashmir for breaking the chains of Epidemics

History of Quarantine& Sanitization in Kashmir for breaking the chains of Epidemics

BY: Owais Ismaeil The centuries-old strategy of quarantine is becoming a powerful component of the public…

SOCIAL DISTANCING TO BEAT COVID-19

INTERALIA View all

Front Line Warriors

Front Line Warriors

BY: Mool Raj Through the medium of your esteemed daily newspaper, I would like to express…

Individual responsibility of Muslims

WIDE ANGLE View all

Time to learn from Bushmen

Time to learn from Bushmen

Sitting by a campfire listening to a song of Bushmen somewhere deep in the Kalahari Desert,…

God bless those who say what they feel must be said!

CREATIVE BEATS View all

The Flood- part  III

The Flood- part  III

“Aba Jan, how are you”, Basharat asked. There was no response, it seemed that his body…

The Flood part  II

ON HERITAGE View all

Preserving the cultural identity

Preserving the cultural identity

Kashmiris are a peace loving nation which has got a documented   history of about 6000 years.…

‘Bremiji’- The forgotten tree type

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“Andrà tutto bene” – everything will be all right!

“Andrà tutto bene” – everything will be all right!

These are difficult times for entire human race with a deadly virus intruding city after city…

Actor, Artist and Activist- Jim Carrey