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People are suffering

People are suffering

The lockdown in India has been successful beyond expectations, though some aberrations are always there. Majority of the people understood the gravity of the situation and followed the WHO guidelines and official directions in letter and spirit. Though there have been some cases where some people tried to hide their travel histories and thus posed […]

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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 to face with a bigger challenge. Though it is a global phenomena and the populace of entire world is struggling to defeat deadly coronavirus, given the fragile health and medical systems in J&K, it becomes more worrisome for the […]

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Why limit connectivity?

Why limit connectivity?

At a time when governments throughout the world including in India are urging the people to work from their homes, Kashmir is one unique exception. Here the thumb rule seems that the people must stay home, but the government would not allow them conditions as would facilitate their working from such a safe space! When […]

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Behave responsibly, cooperate

Behave responsibly, cooperate

Four more persons, all from Bandipora, have tested positive for coronavirus and the preliminary findings suggest they were close contacts of a Srinagar based patient who tested positive on Tuesday. This is enough to convoy to the masses that how important it is to cooperate with the authorities and voluntarily approach them and intimate them […]

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Restore 4G services

Restore 4G services

Amid Covid-19 scare, the Jammu and Kashmir administration today released former Chief Minister, Omar Abdullah who was booked under Public Safety Act (PSA). Omar Abdullah has been freed after nearly eight month’s detention. The release has been appreciated by one and all and hopes are being expressed that following his release, the authorities would release […]

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For everyone’s safety, people must cooperate

For everyone’s safety, people must cooperate

There has been some disturbing reports pouring in that despite the lockdown announced by the Jammu and Kashmir administration people have been on roads and there was traffic mess in certain areas particularly on Srinagar-Baramulla road. The authorities have been regularly asking the people to avoid unnecessary outing and to stay at home so that […]

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Janta Curfew

Janta Curfew

By observing Janta Curfew in the nook and the corner of the country, the people of India have proved that they have a will to defeat deadly Coronavirus that has brought entire world down on knees. While the world is struggling to check the threat of COVID-19, the best way to do is to stop […]

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Please heed advise

Please heed advise

Until Wednesday evening, general population as well as the health officials in Kashmir were upbeat over the fact that there was no positive case of novel coronavirus in the Valley. But by the evening, this air of self-satisfaction was gone as one case had tested positive in Khayar locality of downtown Srinagar. So the situation […]

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Dangerous compromise

Dangerous compromise

The Jammu and Kashmir administration has declared the coronavirus infection an epidemic and said any person who refuses to follow orders on prevention or treatment of the disease would be dealt under the law. Announcing the regulations under the Epidemic Diseases Act, the government notification says that the Jammu and Kashmir Epidemic Diseases (COVID-19) Regulations, […]

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COVID-19 – involve private hospitals in testing

COVID-19 – involve private hospitals in testing

Coronavirs (COVID-19) has brought entire world on its knees. More than 7000 have died with the deaths being highest in China (the epicenter of the virus), followed by Italy and Iran. Three infected persons have died in India while three have tested positive in union territory of Jammu and Kashmir. In Jammu and Kashmir, as […]

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