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LG asks DCs to scale up vaccination, ensure COVID-appropriate behavior

LG asks DCs to scale up vaccination, ensure COVID-appropriate behavior

Asks them to put in best efforts to mitigate people’s problems

Srinagar: Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday directed all deputy commissioners in the Valley to ensure that COVID-appropriate behaviour is adopted by the people and passed instructions to make serious efforts to scale up the vaccination. Sinha chaired a meeting of all deputy commissioners of the Valley here in order to receive a first-hand appraisal […]

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All J&K schools to remain closed till April 18: LG Sinha

All J&K schools to remain closed till April 18: LG Sinha

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday extended the closure of schools for classes 10-12 for another week till April 18 in view of a continuous spike in COVID-19 infections in the union territory, office of Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha tweeted this afternoon. “In view of the continuing spike in the reported cases of […]

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12 militants killed in past 72 hours; AGuH outfit ‘fully eliminated’: DGP

12 militants killed in past 72 hours; AGuH outfit ‘fully eliminated’: DGP

Srinagar: Twelve militants belonging to Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind (AGuH), Al-Badr and Lashker-e-Toiba outfits, were killed by the security forces in Kashmir within the last 72 hours, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh said on Sunday. News agency GNS quoted Singh as saying that seven among the slain militants belonged to AGuH including the outfit’s chief, while […]

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As COVID-19 cases continue to spike, experts bemoan vaccine hesitancy in Kashmir

As COVID-19 cases continue to spike, experts bemoan vaccine hesitancy in Kashmir

Srinagar: As younger people are alarmingly falling prey to new Covid-19 wave in Kashmir, only 1.67 percent of the population here has been covered so far under the official anti-Covid vaccination programme. The vaccination programme was launched across India, the world’s largest, on 16th of January 2021, with medicos and healthcare workers in Kashmir getting […]

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J&K records 915 fresh COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

J&K records 915 fresh COVID-19 cases, 5 more deaths

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday recorded 915 fresh COVID-19 cases, including 156 travellers, taking the infection tally to 1,38,390, while five more fatalities pushed the death toll to 2,034, officials said. Out of the fresh cases, 627 were from the Kashmir Valley and 288 were reported from the Jammu division of the Union Territory, […]

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Chinese military says Indian should cherish ‘current positive trend’ of de-escalation in eastern Ladakh

Chinese military says Indian should cherish ‘current positive trend’ of de-escalation in eastern Ladakh

Beijing:  With no forward movement at the latest round of Sino-India military talks on disengagement from the remaining areas in eastern Ladakh, the Chinese military has said that India should cherish the “current positive trend” of de-escalation and cooling down of tensions in the border area. A day after the 11th round of Corps Commander-level […]

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4 killed, 5 others injured in separate road accidents

4 killed, 5 others injured in separate road accidents

Srinagar: Four persons were killed and five others sustained injuries in separate road accidents in Ganderbal, Ramban and Pulwama districts on Sunday. An elderly pedestrian Ghulam Mohammad Magray, son of Sonaullah Magray was killed after he was hit by a speeding cab in Cherwan area of Kangan in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district on Sunday. Magray […]

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Civilian shot dead in Budgam

Civilian shot dead in Budgam

Srinagar: Unidentified gunmen Sunday afternoon shot dead a 35-year-old man in Magam area in central Kashmir’s Budgam district. Police said the militants fired on Nasir Ahmad Khan, son of Ghulam Mohammad Khan, near his residence in Buchipora in the Magam area of the central Kashmir district this afternoon. They said Khan was rushed to a […]

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Man dies during scuffle over land dispute in Kulgam

Man dies during scuffle over land dispute in Kulgam

Srinagar: A man died allegedly in a scuffle with his relative over a land dispute in Damhal Hanjipora area in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district on Sunday afternoon. Quoting an official, news agency KNO reported that Abdul Rashid Chopan, 55, son of Jan Chopan fell unconscious during the scuffle over a land dispute with his relative […]

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5 old mines recovered, defused

5 old mines recovered, defused

Jammu: Police on Sunday defused five old mines detected near a house in the border district of Samba in, officials said. Five rusted anti-personnel mines were found when the area was being dug up near the residence of one Darshan Lal in the border hamlet of Dera, they said. Information of the recovery of the […]