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30 more die of Covid-19 in J&K

30 more die of Covid-19 in J&K

Srinagar: At least 30 more people died due to covid-19 since last evening in Jammu and Kashmir, taking the fatality count to 2642 in J&K, officials said on Saturday. They said that 19 of these deaths were reported at GMC Jammu while 11 people succumbed to virus in various Kashmir hospitals. Among others the victims […]

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24-year-old youth dies mysteriously in Dooru

24-year-old youth dies mysteriously in Dooru

Dooru: A 24-year-old youth died mysteriously in Dooru area of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district in the wee hours of Saturday. An official told the news agency (KNO) the youth identified as Aadil Siddique Sofi (24) son of Mohammad Sidiq Sofi, a resident of Dooru Shahabad died mysteriously during Sehri (pre-dawn meal) time. He said Aadil […]

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Minor boy killed, three injured in Poonch road accident

Minor boy killed, three injured in Poonch road accident

Poonch:  A 4-year-old boy died and three persons were injured when a vehicle they were travelling in skidded of the road and rolled down 100 metres down in a gorge along Rajpura Balnai road in Mandi area of Poonch on Saturday. They said a Xylo (JKO2AK-6609) fell down the gorge, apparently after driver lost control […]

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‘SC asks states to release prisoners in view of ‘alarming’ COVID-19 surge’

‘SC asks states to release prisoners in view of ‘alarming’ COVID-19 surge’

Srinagar: The Supreme Court on Friday asked state governments to release prisoners from jails in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, which it termed as “alarming”, NDTV reported. “The Covid situation is alarming and we have to decongest the prisons,” the NDTV report quoted Chief Justice NV Ramana as observing adding that orders passed last […]

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Most common mental health issues faced by people during lockdown — Dr M Maqbool explains

Most common mental health issues faced by people during lockdown  —  Dr M Maqbool explains

People, especially in home quarantine, must keep themselves busy in various activities

Srinagar: At a time when people are confined within the four walls of their houses due to the prevailing Covid-19 lockdown, Psychiatric experts have severe apprehensions of people developing mental health issues. Psychiatrists believe that people staying at home for days together with Covid trauma and without keeping themselves busy can have repercussions on their […]

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Most positive cases mild, do not require oxygen support: Dr. Minia

Most positive cases mild, do not require oxygen support: Dr. Minia

"People should not take steroids without doctor's advice, 54 covid patients discharged in last 24 hours"

Jammu: Most of the Covid-19 patients fall under the ‘mild’ category and they do not need oxygen support at all. A regular check of oxygen saturation levels and taking appropriate medicines is enough for such patients to recover, said Senior Resident Doctor, Department of Internal Medicine, GMC Jammu, Dr Rajesh Minia, while dispelling the panic […]

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2 Minor cousins killed after cement pillar topples in Tangmarg

2 Minor cousins killed after cement pillar topples in Tangmarg

Srinagar: In a tragic incident of its kind two minor cousins were killed instantly after a pillar collapsed on them in Katipora Tangmarg area of Baramulla district. Family sources said that the duo were playing in the courtyard and in the due course of time a cement pillar broke and collapsed on them. In the […]

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LG takes first-hand appraisal of Covid infrastructure, facilities at Jammu

LG takes first-hand appraisal of Covid infrastructure, facilities at Jammu

Ensure best patient care through regular rounds of HoDs, senior doctors in wards; Increase bed capacity at the shortest possible time: LG to Administration

Jammu: To take the first-hand appraisal of the infrastructure and patient care management in Covid care Hospitals, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha today visited Government Hospital Gandhi Nagar, Chest Disease & TB Hospital Jammu, and Government Medical College Jammu. During his visits, the Lt Governor enquired about number of patients being treated in the hospitals, patients […]

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3 SF personnel, civilian injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

3 SF personnel, civilian injured in grenade attack in Srinagar

Srinagar: Suspected militants hurled a grenade on security forces in Nawa Bazaar area of Central Kashmir’s Srinagar district here on Friday. Confirming the incident to GNS, a senior police officer said that two CRPF personnel, one cop and a civilian received splinter injuries after militants lobbed grenade on joint team of forces. All the injured […]

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Covid positive lactating mothers can breastfeed their babies: DAK

Covid positive lactating mothers can breastfeed their babies: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said lactating mothers who are positive for Covid-19 infection can breastfeed their babies. “Breastfeeding in newborns of mothers with Covid is totally safe,” said DAK President and influenza expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement . “There is no evidence that the virus can spread through mother’s […]

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