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First COVID-19 death in Kashmir as elderly dies at Srinagar hospital

JAMMU, March 26 -- A 65-year-old man infected with the coronavirus died at Chest Disease (CD) hospital Dalgate, Srinagar in the early hours of Thursday, thus making it Kashmir's first recorded death d... Read More


COVID19: Major shrines, mosques sealed to stop people from assembling

JAMMU, March 26 -- The authorities have set off the process to seal all major mosques and shrines in Kashmir to contain the spread of coronavirus in the valley. As such, the congregational prayers on ... Read More


Meet nine-year-old Kargil boy who is winning hearts by his contribution to fight COVID 19

JAMMU, March 26 -- A fifth standard student of a remote village in Kargil is winning hearts after he donated Rs 3000 from his eidy collection for the battle against deadly coronavirus. Mohammad Kumai... Read More


4G seesaw? Here's what has happened so far

JAMMU, March 26 -- As coronavirus continues devouring lives and closing down the entire world, the persistent shutdown of high-speed mobile internet in J&K has peeved the residents here, who believe t... Read More


COVID19: Altaf Bukhari reiterates demand for restoration of 4G Internet in J&K

JAMMU, March 26 -- Jammu Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) President Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Thursday urged the Prime Minister and Union Home Minister to restore high speed mobile internet, one of the ... Read More


COVID19: Altaf Bukhari urges LG to fast track recruitment process of doctors, paramedics in J&K

JAMMU, March 26 -- Jammu Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) president Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari on Thursday urged Lieutenant Governor, Girish Chandra Murmu to fast-track the recruitment process of doctors an... Read More


Doctors call for overhaul of healthcare system after COVID19 death

JAMMU, March 26 -- Kashmir woke up to the first COVID-19 death on Thursday morning, sending alarm bells ringing across various communities. What came as a shocker was a Facebook post from a family me... Read More


Mirza Waheed wins The Hindu Prize 2019 for 'Tell Her Everything'

JAMMU, March 26 -- The winners of The Hindu Prize 2019 Fiction and Non-Fiction are Mirza Waheed (Tell Her Everything) and Santanu Das (India, Empire, and First World War Culture: Writings, Images and ... Read More


COVID-19 patient's death: SKIMS Bemina accused of negligence, admin orders inquiry

JAMMU, March 26 -- The Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has ordered an inquiry into the alleged mishandling of the COVID-19 patient from Srinagar who was tested positive two days back and died on Thurs... Read More


COVID19: Horti Dept asks orchardists to go ahead with pesticide spraying

Srinagar, March 26 -- The department, however, appealed the farmers to wear protective gears including masks, goggles, waterproof jackets and maintain distance while spraying pesticides in the orchard... Read More