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House gutted in Sopore fire mishap

House gutted in Sopore fire mishap

Peerzada Tahir Sopore: A two storey residential house was gutted in a fire mishap in north Kashmir’s Sopore village on early Monday. Reports reaching Kashmir Despatch said a house was completely gutted in an accidental fire at Raj-Mohalla B in Warpora Sopore this morning. The house belonged to Bashir Ahmed War son of Ghulam Rasool […]

PSA of 14 people revoked, all released from Central Jail

PSA of 14 people revoked, all released from Central Jail

Srinagar: Administration today revoked Public Safety Act (PSA) against 14 persons who were detained in August last year ahead of scrapping of special status of Jammu and Kashmir and all of them have been released from Central Jail. The Home Department revoked the PSA of these 14 persons who were lodged in Central Jail Srinagar […]

Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS

Don’t pay heed to unverified reports on social media: Dir SKIMS

SRINAGAR: Director, Shere-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura, Dr AG Ahanger today appealed to people not to pay heed to unverified reports attributed to him on the social media regarding the spread of Coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir. A message, which is being circulated on social networking sites attributing Director SKIMS to have said […]

Desist from fee hike: Govt to Private Schools

Desist from fee hike: Govt to Private Schools

Srinagar: Government on Sunday asked private schools to desist from any fee hike. It is also mulling to provide two-month advance Mid Day Meal ration to the families of students. “In this hour of crisis, private schools across J&K to desist from any fees hikes from parents/ kids and issued 121 orders to grade-2 teachers […]

Restrictions tightened as Kashmir records second COVID-19 death

Restrictions tightened as Kashmir records second COVID-19 death

Srinagar: Restrictions on the movement and assembly of people in Kashmir to contain the spread of the coronavirus were intensified on Sunday as the union territory recorded its second COVID-19 death, a day after 13 fresh cases were confirmed, officials said. The restrictions on the movement and assembly of people in Kashmir continued for the […]

Employees to donate day’s salary to govt’s relief fund: EJCC

Employees to donate day’s salary to govt’s relief fund: EJCC

Srinagar: Employees Joint Consultative Committee (EJCC) – an amalgam of various employees’ association of J&K – has decided to donate one day salary towards the J&K Government’s Relief Fund. Chairman EJCC Ajaz Ahmad Khan told GNS the decision was unanimously made by the committee’s core group. Other core group members include Ajaz Makhdoomi president, Sajad […]

Covid-19: Authorities terminated doctor, suspends another at Rainawari hospital

Covid-19: Authorities terminated doctor, suspends another at Rainawari hospital

Srinagar: Authorities have terminated a doctor and suspended another for showing negligence in their duties towards Covid-19 suspects admitted at JLNM Hospital Rainawari here in Srinagar. Directorate of Health Services Kashmir has issued a formal order in this regard. Official sources told Kashmir News Trust that that DHSK has terminated a Microbiologist Dr Mariaya Jeelani […]

Covid-19: Police gazette officers to donate 2 day salary, other day’s basic pay

Covid-19: Police gazette officers to donate 2 day salary, other day’s basic pay

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police has decided to contribute one day salary from all the non-gazetted officials and others besides two days salary (basic-pay) from gazetted officers towards the relief fund for fight against covid-19. According to an order, a copy of which lies with GNS, all the DDOs of police department have been directed […]

Coronavirus: J&K Bank Staff Lends Helping Hand

Coronavirus: J&K Bank Staff Lends Helping Hand

SRINAGAR: Offering a helping hand to tackle the deadly pandemic caused by Coronavirus, the Jammu and Kashmir Bank family has decided to contribute three days’ salary towards the relief fund. The decision to donate, as per the officials was taken jointly by the management and employee representatives of the bank. Estimated to be around Rs […]

Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Dr. Mariya Amin Qurieshi Dr. Ruqiya Quansar Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Saleem In this article, we want to tell our readers about the most unfortunate, but possible end result of any victim of this deadly virus – DEATH. What if our loved ones die of this Covid-19. Would that be a normal death, like any other […]

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Covid-19: How to bury the infected dead

Dr. Mariya Amin Qurieshi Dr. Ruqiya Quansar Dr. Sheikh Mohammad Saleem In this article, we want to tell our readers about the most unfortunate, but possible end result of any victim of this deadly virus – DEATH. What if our loved ones die of this Covid-19. Would that be a normal death, like any other […]