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Selected essential services to be allowed on Eid-ul-Fitr: DC Srinagar

Selected essential services to be allowed on Eid-ul-Fitr: DC Srinagar

Directs ‘doorstep’ delivery of ration, bakery to avoid gatherings

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Assad Saturday said that home delivery of selected essential services including ration and bakery will be provided to the people on upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr in view of steep rise in COVID-19 cases here. DC Srinagar said Taluk Supply Officers (TSOs) have been instructed to prepare a Mohalla-wise schedule for […]

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Srinagar admin to launch home delivery of selected essentials on Eid-ul-Fitr

Srinagar admin to launch home delivery of selected essentials on Eid-ul-Fitr

DC directs for ‘doorstep’ delivery of ration, bakery to avoid gathering

SRINAGAR: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Aijaz Assad, Saturday said that home delivery of selected essentials including ration and bakery will be provided to the people on Eid-ul-Fitr. DC Srinagar said that Taluk Supply Officers (TSOs) have been instructed to prepare a Mohalla wise schedule for the distribution of ration while vehicle passes were provided […]

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No big congregations held on Jumat-ul-Vida

No big congregations held on Jumat-ul-Vida

Srinagar: For the second consecutive year, the Jumat-ul-Vida (last Friday of Ramzan) congregational prayers were not held at major shrines and Masjids across Jammu and Kashmir including Hazratbal and historic Jama Masjid. The shrines and major Masjids across the Valley remained closed in wake of the lockdown imposed by the government in order to prevent […]

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Vaccination drive takes hit at Jawahar Nagar due to shortage of doses

Vaccination drive takes hit at Jawahar Nagar due to shortage of doses

Srinagar: People aged above 45 were seen ‘struggling’ to get their second dose because of the ‘unavailability’ of the anti-COVID-19 vaccine in a health centre at Jawahar Nagar area of the city here Wednesday. Many people including females who were waiting at Khaksar Maqbool Memorial Dispensary Jawahar Nagar since morning to get their second dose […]

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Shut markets, deserted roads mark first day of lockdown

Shut markets, deserted roads mark first day of lockdown

SRINAGAR: Stringent restrictions remained in force in 11 out of 20 districts of Kashmir valley on Friday as part of 84 hour ‘corona curfew’ imposed last evening following sharp spike in COVID-19 cases and related deaths. Jammu and Kashmir administration with an aim to break the curve of rising COVID-19 cases and mortalities, announced complete […]

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Will ensure Section 144 is implemented in letter and spirit: SSP Srinagar 

Will ensure Section 144 is implemented in letter and spirit: SSP Srinagar 

Srinagar: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Srinagar, Sandeep Chaudhary Wednesday said that police would ensure section 144 CrPc is implemented on ground in letter and spirit across the Srinagar city. Talking to reporters during his visit to the city’s commercial hub, Lal Chowk, SSP said that he along with his team was on the road […]

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Kashmir observes 34 hour ‘Corona curfew’

Kashmir observes 34 hour ‘Corona curfew’

Shops remain close, roads deserted as people decide to break virus curve

SRINAGAR: Kashmir valley including summer capital Srinagar remained shut on Sunday as part of the 34 hour ‘corona curfew’ announced by administration last evening amidst sharp spike in COVID-19 cases in the Union Territory. 34 hour corona curfew which was imposed with an aim to break the chain of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on […]

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Situation alarming, decision on lockdown after consulting stakeholders: DC Srinagar  

Situation alarming, decision on lockdown after consulting stakeholders: DC Srinagar  

Srinagar: Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Ajaz Assad Monday claimed that the situation has taken an ‘alarming’ turn in Srinagar following steep rise in COVID-19 positive cases. DC Srinagar also said though the government has not taken any decision on lockdown in the city so far, final call in this regard will be taken after […]

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7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Kashmir till date: DHSK

7 lakh COVID-19 vaccine doses administered in Kashmir till date: DHSK

Srinagar: Director Health Service Kashmir (DHSK), Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather Sunday claimed that seven lakh doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in the Valley since January till date. Dr Rather also appealed people to come forward for vaccination, saying coronavirus becomes less ‘effective’ after vaccination while chances of mortality also reduce considerably. He also […]

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Muslims mark 1st Friday of Ramazan amid COVID surge

Muslims mark 1st Friday of Ramazan amid COVID surge

  Srinagar: Congregational prayers on the first day of the holy month of Ramazan were offered in all mosques and shrines in Srinagar with strict adherence to COVID-19 guidelines amid sharp surge in positive cases since March this year. The biggest congregations were held at Dargah Hazaratbal which houses the holy relic of Prophet Muhammad […]

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