JAMU & KASHMIR
Restrictions in Kashmir valley tightened due to coronavirus
Restrictions on the movement and assembly of people in Kashmir to contain the spread of coronavirus were tightened on Sunday - a day after 14 cases - the highest increase in a single day were detected in the valley.
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 t...
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...
Publishing house donates 1,000 books to coronavirus quarantine centres in Kashmir
Srinagar Mayor Junaid Azim Mattu has arranged free sanitary napkins for the women at the quarantine facilities.
Jammu & Kashmir: 5 suspected militants, their associates held in Kupwara
A joint team of police and army on Sunday arrested the five from Keran area near the near the Line of Control (LoC) for their alleged involvement in militancy related activities, the officials said. Arms and ammunition including eight AK assault rifles, 1,000 AK rounds, nine pistols and 77 hand grenades were recovered at their instance, the officials said.
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...
S Jaishankar arrives on surprise visit to Kashmir
Jaishankar will also visit Passport Seva Kendra in Baramulla district of north Kashmir. While the main purpose of the minister's visit is not yet known, there is speculation that he might meet families of the students stranded in Iran. The parents have been appealing the government to lift the students from Iran due to coronavirus scare.
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.
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.
Case No. 5 fuels fear of community spread in Kashmir, beyond
Jammu and Kashmir reported its first Covid-19 death, when a 65-year-old, with a recent travel history to Saudi Arabia, passed away in Srinagar on Thursday. His two grandchildren have tested positive.
Broadband internet services restored in Kashmir
After seven months, J&K residents are accessing social media websites on mobile and broadband connections. A government order on Wednesday had no mention of whitelisting of websites as per the new government order issued on Wednesday. The order is applicable till March 17.
Restrictions intensified in Kashmir following detection of 4 more COVID-19 cases; total no. 11
Of the eight persons who had earlier tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir, one died on Thursday. They added that the authorities tightened the curbs across the valley as four more positive cases -- all from Bandipora district -- were detected on Wednesday.
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.
Jammu and Kashmir reports three more positive cases of Covid-19
The third person is a resident of Baramulla in northern Kashmir and his sample was sent to the SKIMS hospital in Srinagar, where his test was found positive. He has been quarantined in the Government Medical College, Baramulla. He had travelled within the country recently.
Kashmir headed towards virtual shutdown, all public transport banned in Srinagar
A day after a woman tested positive for coronavirus, Kashmir valley was headed towards a virtual lock down on Thursday as restrictions were imposed on movement of people in several parts and all public transport banned in Srinagar city.
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