Imagine the Indian lockdown without the internet and phones, Now think Kashmir

Imagine the Indian lockdown without the internet and phones, Now think Kashmir

At 8 pm local time, on March 24, prime minister Narendra Modi gave 1.3 billion Indians a four-hour notice to confine themselves to their homes for the next 21 days. The national health emergency, to contain the spread of the...
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Complete clampdown across J&K till March 31: Govt

Complete clampdown across J&K till March 31: Govt

The government on Sunday extended the shutdown of all establishments in Jammu and Kashmir except essential services till March 31 to block the spread of Covid-19. After reviewing the situation today, Chief Secretary BVR Subrahmanyam directed all the District M...
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#Covid-19: Who needs to get tested for Coronavirus? ICMR issues guidelines

#Covid-19: Who needs to get tested for Coronavirus? ICMR issues guidelines

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has issued guidelines for a new testing strategy for effective tracking of Covid-19 cases. The new policy, released late on Friday night, says asymptomatic direct and high-risk contacts of an infected person should...
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#VIPCulture: VIP Passengers walk out of Srinagar Airport without Covid-19 Screening

#VIPCulture: VIP Passengers walk out of Srinagar Airport without Covid-19 Screening

Two Kashmiri students returning from Bangladesh walked out of the Srinagar International Airport on Thursday morning without undergoing the mandatory screening for the Covid-19 infection, courtesy their ‘influential parents’. According to reports, two fema...
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Panic buying across Kashmir, as valley heading towards another virtual shutdown

Panic buying across Kashmir, as valley heading towards another virtual shutdown

A day after a woman tested positive for coronavirus, Kashmir valley was headed towards a virtual lockdown on Thursday as restrictions were imposed on the movement of people in several parts and all public transport banned in Srinagar city. The...
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#Covid19: Coronavirus cases rise to 169 across India, first positive case reported from Kashmir

#Covid19: Coronavirus cases rise to 169 across India, first positive case reported from Kashmir

The number of novel coronavirus cases in India rose to 169, reports PTI. The pandemic, described as an “unprecedented threat” by the WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom, has now affected over 2,00,000 people around the world and caused 8,000 deaths...
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NC President and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah walks free post-seven-month detention

NC President and former J&K chief minister Farooq Abdullah walks free post-seven-month detention

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah walked out of his Gupkar residence on Friday, seven months after he was put under detention following the abrogation of Article 370 by the central government. “I.....
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#Covid19: Understanding Coronavirus

#Covid19: Understanding Coronavirus

Coronavirus first originated in China in December last year but has spread to more than 100 countries and infected over one lakh people. It has also led to the death of more than 3,000 people. Covid-19, the disease caused by...
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#Convid19: WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, All Schools, Colleges, Universities Shut till March 31

#Convid19: WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, All Schools, Colleges, Universities Shut till March 31

The coronavirus outbreak was Wednesday declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose chief expressed his “deep concern” over “alarming levels of inaction” in combating the virus spread. WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said t...
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Ready to resist any move to revoke Article 35A: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Ready to resist any move to revoke Article 35A: Mirwaiz Umar Farooq

Hurriyat Conference (M) chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said that the situation developing on ground over the past week with deployment of thousands of additional forces and government orders circulating has alarmed people and they have become apprehensive...
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