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4 LeT militants, 3 associates arrested in Kashmir

Srinagar: Four Lashkar e Taiba militants and three of their associates were arrested on Friday in Handwara area of J&K’s Kupwara district, police said. Following specific information police carried out nocturnal raids at three places. “The operation led to the arrest of four LeT militants from whose possession three AK-47 rifles, eight AK magazines, 332 […]

24 villages declared COVID-19 red zones in Kashmir

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir administration has declared 24 villages across Kashmir as red zones in the wake of outbreak of COVID-19 in the valley. The villages designated as red zones in central and south Kashmir include Parray Mohala Hajin, Chandergeer Hajin, Batagund Hajin in Bandipora district, Gudoora, Chandgam, Pinglena, Parigam, Abhama, Sangerwani and Khaigam […]

6 more test positive in J&K, total 55

Srinagar: The number of COVID-19 positive cases continued to surge on Tuesday with six more testing positive in Jammu and Kashmir. “UPDATE: 6 new positive cases confirmed in Kashmir Division. All contacts of previous positive cases. Meanwhile, contact tracing continues in both Jammu and Kashmir Divisions. Please cooperate, let us fight together”, government spokesman, Rohit […]

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Kashmir’s first Covid-19 patient recovers completely

Srinagar: Kashmir’s first Covid-19 patient has successfully been treated and is now free of any viral infection, doctors said on Monday Addressing media here, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Director A.G. Ahangar said the first coronavirus patient has completely recovered and has tested negative in repeated tests during the last 24 hours. “The patient […]

5 more test positive, Kashmir COVID-19 tally jumps to 38

Srinagar: Five more cases have tested positive for COVID-19 in Kashmir on Sunday taking the tally of positive cases to 38 in J&K. “5 more positives cases confirmed in Kashmir -2 from Srinagar, 2 Budgam, 1 Baramulla”, said government spokesman, Rohit Kansal. The day had already started on a sad note when one COVID-19 positive […]

50 contacts of Kashmir’s 1st COVID-19 victim quarantined

Srinagar: Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir were vigorously tracking the travel history of Union Territory’s first COVID-19 victim as nearly 50 of those who came into contact with the victim have already been shifted to quarantine facilities. Four of these quarantined persons have already tested positive for the virus. Health officials said the deceased patient […]

Panic grips people as doomsday rumour spreads in Kashmir

Srinagar: Panic gripped the entire Kashmir Valley when rumours spread throughout that Thursday could be the end of the World. People in Srinagar city, and towns and villages of the Valley, started calling the ‘Azaan’ (Call for Namaz) which is unheard of during the night hours anywhere in the Islamic World. Women and children at […]

4 more test positive in Kashmir, total 8

Srinagar: Four more persons tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday in Kashmir raising the number of infected patients to eight. “Four more persons, all from Bandipora, tested positive today. Preliminary findings suggest they were close contacts of Srinagar patient who tested positive yesterday. All five reported to have participated in a religious event”, Rohit Kansal, […]