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Free at Govt hospitals, Pvt hospitals to charge Rs 250 per dose: Govt

Free at Govt hospitals, Pvt hospitals to charge Rs 250 per dose: Govt

Covid-19 Vaccine …

New Delhi:  Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine, official sources said on Saturday as India prepares to vaccinate people aged above 60 years and those over 45 with comorbidities from March 01. The COVID-19 vaccine will be given free of cost at government hospitals, while people will need […]

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MBBS seats increased to address shortage of doctors in J&K: LG

MBBS seats increased to address shortage of doctors in J&K: LG

Says new Healthcare Investment Policy-2019 approved to attract investors

Doda: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha Saturday informed that student intake for courses in medicine has been increased to address shortage of doctors in Jammu and Kashmir. He said this while inaugurating the Government Medical College, Doda with first batch of 100 MBBS students along with the Union MoS, PMO, Dr. Jitendra Singh. Addressing the gathering […]

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Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on anti-militancy operations in J&K: Army

Indo-Pak ceasefire will have no bearing on anti-militancy operations in J&K: Army

Says ‘will exercise maximum restraint in case of ceasefire violations by Pak’

Udhampur /Kupwara:  Two top Army commanders on Saturday said the fresh ceasefire between India and Pakistan will have no bearing on the counter-militancy operations in Jammu and Kashmir and that the force will exercise “maximum restraint” in the event of any violation by the neighbouring country. The comments by the Army’s northern commander Lt. Gen. […]

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Retired from RS not politics, will continue my fight for J&K’s statehood: Azad

Retired from RS not politics, will continue my fight for J&K’s statehood: Azad

Jammu:  Asserting that he had retired only from Rajya Sabha and not politics, senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad Saturday expressed a resolve to continue his fight for the restoration of Jammu and Kashmir’s statehood and its residents’ special rights over jobs and land. The former chief minister also stressed the importance of unity among […]

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Fresh snowfall brings back cold conditions in Kashmir

Fresh snowfall brings back cold conditions in Kashmir

Srinagar: Fresh snowfall on Saturday brought back cold conditions in the Valley where the day temperature for the past week was several degrees higher than normal for this time of the year, officials said. Fresh snowfall was reported from most parts of Kashmir, including Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir. Macchil and Z-Gali […]

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Travellers contribute two-third of J&K’s 40% surge in weekly COVID cases

Travellers contribute two-third of J&K’s 40% surge in weekly COVID cases

Cabinet Secy reviews public health response to COVID-19

Jammu: Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba Saturday asked the States and Union Territories to closely monitor the trajectory of COVID infections to prevent surge in cases and expedite vaccination of priority groups in accordance to the guidelines in this regard. In the high-level meeting to review the public health response to COVID-19, J&K Chief Secretary BVR […]

 Majid Kapra

Encroachments along Khushalsar, Gilsar will be removed: Div Com

Encroachments along Khushalsar, Gilsar will be removed: Div Com

Srinagar’s water bodies finally catch govt attention…

Srinagar: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Pandurang K. Pole Saturday assured that illegal constructions that have come up in and around the Khushalsar and Gilsar lakes in Srinagar will be removed shortly. Div Com while lamenting over the ‘deteriorated’ condition of these small lakes, which are connected to each other via narrow strait spanned by a bridge […]

 Reyaz Rashid

First case of bird flu confirmed in poultry in Bla

First case of bird flu confirmed in poultry in Bla

10 Kms from epicenter declared as ‘alert zone’, say officials

Baramulla: After crows, the first case of Avian Influenza or bird flu has been confirmed in the poultry in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Saturday. An order issued by District Magistrate Ajaiz Assad said that a sample of poultry from Iqbal market Baramulla was taken, which was declared positive following which 10 kilometres from the […]

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Innovator Sonam Wangchuk develops solar heated tent for Army personnel

Innovator Sonam Wangchuk develops solar heated tent for Army personnel

Srinagar:  Innovator and educationist Sonam Wangchuk, the real life Phunsukh Wangdu of Bollywood blockbuster ‘3 Idiots’, has developed an eco-friendly solar heated tent that Army personnel can use in extremely cold places like Siachen and Galwan valley in the Ladakh region. Wangchuk, who has many environment-friendly innovations to his name, said the solar heated military […]

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Govt fails to evacuate deceased officer’s body from Tulail

Govt fails to evacuate deceased officer’s body from Tulail

Bandipora: A day after the Block Development Officer (BDO) died due to massive cardiac arrest, the government has miserably failed to evacuate the body of the deceased officer from Tulail village of north Kashmir’s Gurez area in Bandipora district citing inclement weather conditions as reason for not being able to do so. The body of […]

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