JAMMU AND KASHMIR
Jammu & Kashmir sees second death, 5 new cases
The death of a 62-year-old man from Tangmarg of north Kashmir who was tested positive on March 28 afternoon has once again hinted at community transmission as he had not recent travel history outside J&K or contact with any active or suspect case.
Covid-19 impact: Jammu & Kashmir, others begin tracing preachers
The group, comprising largely of Malaysian and Indonesian nationals, ET has ...
Jammu and Kashmir reports three more positive cases of Covid-19
The third person is a resident of Baramulla in northern Kashmir and his sampl...
First confirmed coronavirus case in Jammu & Kashmir
A 63-year-old woman, who had a travel history to Iran, tested positive for coronavirus here, making her the first confirmed case in Jammu and Kashmir, officials said.
Centre notifies amendments to the act providing domicile reservation for govt jobs in Jammu & Kashmir
The earlier notification which came out on Wednesday in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic defines rules for claiming domicile and access to reserved government jobs for the people of the Union Territory. The reservation will not apply to Group A and Group B posts and only to level 4 posts or posts that carry a payscale not more than level 4.
Need policy for Sufism in Jammu and Kashmir: Clerics to Amit Shah
The Sufi body’s chairman Syed Nasiruddin Chishti said the meeting with Shah was positive. “We told him about how the situation in Kashmir is improving and how it will only get better if there is doorto-door promotion of the Sufi philosophy.
Jammu & Kashmir demography will not be changed, Amit Shah tells Altaf Bukhari
“The gulf between people of Kashmir and people in Jammu needs to be reduced with a promise and purposeful assurance by the country’s top leadership that there shall be no discrimination in development and opportunities on the basis of region or religion,” Bukhari said.
PSA against former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah revoked
In an order, state Home Secretary Shaleen Kabra said the PSA invoked on Abdullah on September 17 and further extended on December 13, has been revoked. The order comes into force with immediate effect.
49 persons test positive for coronavirus in J&K; 37 in Kashmir, 12 in Jammu
Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday taking the total number of the cases in the Union Territory to 46, out of which two died and two recovered.
Kashmir reports first death due to coronavirus
"As we share the sad news of our first #Covid19 fatality, my heart goes out to the family of the deceased. We stand with you and share your grief," Mayor of Srinagar Junaid Azim Mattu tweeted. Four people had tested positive for coronavirus in J-K on Wednesday, taking the total number of cases to 11.
15 year resident, student for 7 years Kashmir domicile: Centre
The Union home ministry’s gazette notification issued on Monday will make such persons eligible to apply for jobs in the UT. A migrant registered by the UT’s Relief and Rehabilitation Commissioner also will be considered a domicile as will children of parents who have stayed in J&K for 15 years or are registered as migrants.
Five villages declared red zones to prevent spread of COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri
Invoking prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, the district development commissioner said there would be no inward and outward movement of any person from these villages and the people would stay at their homes to ensure complete lockdown. He said there would be no vehicular movement on the Rajouri-Bhimber Gali road.
Jammu and Kashmir: Syed Altaf Bukhari launches his own party in Srinagar
Former Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader Syed Altaf Bukhari launched his own party in Srinagar on March 08. Syed Altaf...
2G mobile internet services extended till April 3 in Jammu & Kashmir
Postpaid sim card holders shall be provided with access to the internet. However, such access shall not be made available on prepaid sim cards unless verified as per the norms applicable for postpaid connections, an order issued by the home department said.
Delimitation commission for Jammu and Kashmir, Assam, Manipur, Arunachal, Nagaland formed
The Commission will delimit the constituencies of Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, and of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and Nagaland in accordance with the provisions of the Delimitation Act, 2002, the notification said.
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