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774 new cases, 12 deaths in J&K as Covid spread continues to dip

Srinagar |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
A total of 774 new cases and 12 deaths were reported from J&K on Sunday as the spread of Covid infection continued to decline in the Union Territory.... read..
 

Foundation stone laid for TTD temple in Jammu

Tirupati/Jammu |Monday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
Foundation stone for the Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple was laid in Majhin village of Jammu on Sunday.... read..
 

Army rescues 41 civilians stranded due to heavy rains on Jammu 's Muhgal Road

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 7:14:30 AM IST
The Indian Army rescued 41 civilians stranded at blocked Mughal Road in Jammu following heavy rains, informed Defence PRO, Jammu on Saturday.... read..
 

80 pc Tibetans in Ladakh, Jangthang jabbed with first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

Leh (Ladakh) | June 13, 2021 1:44:35 PM IST
As many as 80 per cent of Tibetan residents in Ladakh and Jangthang received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.... read..
 

J-K: Ease in COVID-19 lockdown in eight districts

Jammu and Kashmir | June 13, 2021 10:44:44 PM IST
As the spread of Covid-infection slows in Jammu and Kashmir, the authorities have passed orders to permit a few more activities in eight districts of the Union Territory on Sunday.... read..
 

J&K Police approaches Google for email details of arrested PDP leader Parra

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Police has approached Google and US authoritiees, asking them to preserve the e-mails allegedly sent by arrested Peoples Democratic Party youth wing President Waheed Parra to Pakistan-based terror groups.... read..
 

Leopard sighting in densely populated Srinagar area triggers panic

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Panic gripped the densely populated Natipora area in Srinagar on Sunday after a leopard was sighted.... read..
 

COVID-19 vaccination drive reaches tribal population of J-K's Rajouri

Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 3:14:33 PM IST
Facing the second wave of COVID-19, Jammu and Kashmir is trying to vaccinate its citizens rapidly, reaching even the remotest corner of each area and village including nomadic tribes.... read..
 

J-K: Construction of new bridge brings hope to villages in Udhampur

Udhampur (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 9:14:34 AM IST
The construction of a new 58 metre long bridge over the Tawi river in Chenani block of Jammu and Kashmir's Udhampur district has brought hope of development and ease of doing business to the villagers.... read..
 

MoS GK Reddy calls on J-K Lt Governor

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 8:44:45 PM IST
Union Minister of State for Home Affairs G Kishan Reddy met Jammu and Kashmir's Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.... read..
 

Passing-out parade held to mark entry of recruits into Ladakh Scouts Regiment

Leh (Ladakh) | June 13, 2021 6:14:38 AM IST
A Passing-out Parade (POP) was held at Ladakh Scouts Regimental Centre (LSRC), Leh on Saturday to mark the entry of 90 recruits into the Ladakh Scouts Regiment, informed Defence PRO, Srinagar.... read..
 

Army dedicates 50-bed COVID hospital set up in Srinagar to J-K people

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 6:44:35 AM IST
Jointly set up by the Indian Army's Chinar Corps and 92 Base Hospital (BH) in Srinagar, a 50-bed COVID-19 medical facility was dedicated to people of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, informed Brigadier CG Murali Dharan.... read..
 

J&K clocks 866 fresh Covid cases, 14 deaths

Srinagar |Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
J&K on Saturday reported 866 new Covid cases and 14 fatalities, even as the infection spread continue to decline in the Union Territory, health officials said.... read..
 

Tirumala Trust Chairman pays obeisance at J-K's Vaishno Devi Shrine

Katra (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 1:44:57 AM IST
Chairman of the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) Trust Board, Y. V. Subba Reddy on Saturday visited the holy cave shrine of Vaishno Devi and paid obeisance at the Sanctum Sanctorum.... read..
 

J-K: Lt Governor Manoj Sinha visits family of Councillor Rakesh Pandita, who was killed in terrorist attack

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 1:44:54 AM IST
Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Saturday visited the family of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Municipal Councillor of Pulwama's Tral Rakesh Pandita who was killed in a terrorist attack on June 2 and expressed solidarity with ... read..
 

Over 3 lakh files of J-K secretariat go digitised under e-office project as bi-annual 'Darbar move' suspended

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 13, 2021 7:44:51 PM IST
Over two crore pages from 3.50 lakh physical files of various government offices in Jammu and Kashmir have been converted into digital format and uploaded into the new e-office project implemented by the Union Territory's Civil Secretariat.... read..
 

J&K govt suspends 13 officers for unauthorised withdrawal of funds

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has suspended 13 officers for unauthorised withdrawal of developmental funds.... read..
 

Cleanliness drive in Srinagar's Dal Lake in full swing amid pandemic

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 3:44:33 PM IST
A cleanliness drive in Srinagar's Dal Lake is in full swing amid the Covid-19 pandemic in order to maintain hygiene and restore the beauty of the lake.... read..
 

906 new Covid cases, 17 deaths in J&K

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 1:15:06 AM IST
A total of 906 new Covid cases and 17 deaths came to light in J&K on Friday while 1,885 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery.... read..
 

J-K govt defers 'darbar move' to Srinagar, focuses on e-office project

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 4:44:31 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to defer the traditional biannual 'darbar move' to Srinagar and has instead implemented the e-office project of digitalising the UT's civil secretariat.... read..
 

Farooq Abdullah hails Digvijaya Singh's remark on Article 370, says he realised people's sentiments

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 5:14:51 PM IST
National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah on Saturday hailed Congress leader Digvijaya Singh's remark that his party will relook into the issue of abrogation of Article 370 and said the Rajya Sabha MP has realised the sentiments of people of Jammu and Kas... read..
 

J-K Lt Governor reviews COVID-19 containment measures, directs officials to vaccinate 45+ age group by June end

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 6:44:31 PM IST
In order to review the effectiveness of COVID-19 containment measures, Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Saturday chaired a series of high-level meetings, wherein members of COVID Task Force, Deputy Commissioners, and other senior officials participated... read..
 

Civilian injured in militant attack in J&K's Sopore

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A civilian was injured on Saturday in a militant attack on the security forces at Arampora in Jammu and Kashmir's Sopore town.... read..
 

2 civilians, 2 cops killed in Sopore militant attack (Ld)

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Two civilians and two policemen were killed and 7 others were injured on Saturday in a militant attack on the security forces in J&K's Sopore town.... read..
 

When will this madness end: Sajad Lone on terror attack

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 8:45:05 PM IST
Hitting out at militants who carried out the attack in North Kashmir's Sopore on Saturday in which two civilians and two policemen were killed, People's Conference Chief Sajad Lone said, gun enslaves the people it purports to fight for.... read..
 

Mehbooba, Altaf condemn Sopore terror attack

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
Condemning the Sopore terrorist attack on Saturday in which two civilians and two policemen were killed former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said bullets cannot resolve the issue of Jammu and Kashmir and dialogue is the only way forward.... read..
 

Cleaning drive on full swing in J-K's famous Dal Lake amid COVID-19 pandemic

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 3:14:31 PM IST
A cleaning drive in Srinagar's Dal Lake is in full swing amid the Covid-19 pandemic in order to maintain hygiene and restore the beauty of the lake.... read..
 

Two policemen, two civilians killed in terrorist attack in J-K's Sopore

Sopore (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 2:14:51 PM IST
Two policemen and two civilians were killed when terrorists attacked a joint team of Jammu and Kashmir police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) in Arampora, Sopore on Saturday.... read..
 

J-K: 8.5 Km Qazigund-Banihal tunnel in final stage of construction, to open soon

Qazigund (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 11:14:45 AM IST
An all-weather 8.5 Km tunnel between Jammu and Kashmir's Qazigund and Banihal is in its final stage of construction and will be opened for the public soon.... read..
 

Over 6.5 lakh people vaccinated against COVID in Jammu; positivity rate drops to 1.6 pc

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 3:14:34 AM IST
The COVID positivity rate has dropped to 1.6 per cent, while recovery rate has crossed 92 per cent in Jammu district, said Deputy Commissioner Anshul Garg on Friday.... read..
 

4 people to undergo narco test in missing J&K PhD scholar case

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 3:15:05 AM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Friday that four friends of missing PhD scholar, Hilal Ahmad Dar, who went missing on June 13, 2020, will be subjected to narco analysis as part of the ongoing investigation to trace Dar.... read..
 

J&K prepares action plan to tackle possible third Covid wave

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Jammu and Kashmir is preparing a capacity expansion plan to tackle a possible third wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.... read..
 

50-bed Covid centre by army comes up in Kashmir

Srinagar |Saturday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
To combat the rapid surge of Covid-19 in Jammu and Kashmir and also to prepare for the anticipated third wave of the pandemic, Army's Chinar Corps on Saturday dedicated a 50 bed facility to the people of Kashmir.... read..
 

Covid-19 mutant B.1.617.2 responsible for increased Corona 2nd wave death toll: Jammu GMC Principal

Jammu and Kashmir | June 12, 2021 10:14:40 PM IST
Recent epidemiological studies suggest that the SARS-CoV-2 variant, B.1.617.2, has been responsible for the raging second wave of COVID-19 infection in India, including the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.... read..
 

Qazigund (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 10:44:51 AM IST
An all-weather 8.5 Km tunnel between Jammu and Kashmir's Qazigund and Banihal is in its final stage of construction and will be opened for the public soon.... read..
 

J-K: 12 officers of Rural Development Dept suspended for unauthorized withdrawal of funds

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 12, 2021 3:14:36 PM IST
The Jammu and Kashmir administration has suspended as many as 12 Block Development Officers (BDOs) of the Rural Development Department in Baramulla and Anantnag for unauthorized withdrawal of funds (in excess) from the e-FMS account in 13 blocks of the tw... read..
 

Houses damaged, several injured in fire in J-K's Baramulla

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 11, 2021 10:44:25 AM IST
At least six people were injured and several houses were damaged when a massive fire broke out in the Noorbagh area of Baramulla town on Thursday night.... read..
 

J-K: Several houses gutted in fire in Baramulla's Noorbagh

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 11, 2021 1:44:39 AM IST
Several houses were gutted in a fire that broke out in Noorbagh area of Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district late on Thursday night.... read..
 

J-K's Doda district vaccinates 70 pc of population against Covid

Doda (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 11, 2021 6:14:36 PM IST
Owing to the persistent efforts of the local administration of the Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, the rate of vaccination in the district has improved drastically in a month from 44 per cent to over 70 per cent, an official said.... read..
 

PDP not to participate in J&K delimitation process

Srinagar |Friday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) headed by former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Friday it won't participate in the ongoing delimitation process since the PDP has no sitting Parliament member or any member of the legislative assembly.... read..
 

Terrorists open fire at security forces in J-K's Shopian, search operations on

Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 11, 2021 4:44:45 PM IST
Terrorists on Friday opened fire at a joint naka party of police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) at Litter Aglar area in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police said.... read..
 

Army, J-K police rescue several people after fire engulfs houses in Baramulla

Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 11, 2021 3:44:39 PM IST
Several lives were saved by Army personnel, with the assistance of the Jammu and Kashmir Police, after 15 houses were engulfed in the fire that broke out in the Noorbagh area of Baramulla district.... read..
 

J&K sees 1,117 new Covid cases, 25 deaths

Srinagar |Friday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
A total of 1,117 new Covid cases and 25 deaths came to light on Thursday in J&K while 2,363 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery.... read..
 

Militants lob grenade at CRPF & police party in Kashmir

Srinagar |Friday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Suspected terrorists lobbed a grenade at a joint naka party of the CRPF and Jammu and Kashmir police in South Kashmir's Shopian district on Friday, officials said.... read..
 

Landslide blocks Jammu-Srinagar highway

Jammu |Friday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
The strategic Jammu-Srinagar national highway was blocked on Friday by a massive landslide in the Ramban district.... read..
 

J-K: 8-months pregnant doctor continues with duty, serve patients amid COVID-19

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 10, 2021 5:44:44 PM IST
A doctor here who is eight months pregnant chose to continue to perform her duties serving the patients amid the COVID-19 pandemic.... read..
 

DRDO's 500-bed Covid hospital inaugurated in Srinagar

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Wednesday inaugurated a 500-bed Covid hospital set up by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) at Khonmoh in Srinagar.... read..
 

Jammu sizzles at 42.7 C, Srinagar 34: Hottest this season

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
With 34.7 and 42.7 degrees Celsius as the maximum temperature, twin capitals, Srinagar and Jammu experienced the hottest day of the season on Wednesday as the meteorological (MET) department forecast light rain on Friday and Saturday.... read..
 

J-K's first wildlife research centre at Dachigam National Park in final stages of completion

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) | June 10, 2021 1:44:41 PM IST
The wildlife research-cum-training centre being established at Dachigam National Park in Jammu and Kashmir is in the final stages of completion.... read..
 

J&K govt signs historic MoUs with Policy Advocacy Research Centre

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 5:15:07 AM IST
The J&K government on Wednesday signed historic MoUs with the Policy Advocacy Research Centre (PARC) at the Civil Secretariat here.... read..
 

J&K sees 1,098 new cases, 17 deaths

Srinagar |Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 AM IST
A total of 1,098 Covid cases and 17 deaths came to light in J&K on Wednesday during the last 24 hours.... read..
 
 
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