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Electricity bills come with threatening leaflets in Anantnag with due date of 2 days

Anantnag: In a bizarre move, the Power Development Department (PDD) here in Anantnag has been attaching threatening leaflets along with the monthly power bills, asking consumers to pay the bills within two days, failing which their power connections will be snapped. The leaflets, in Urdu and stapled to the bill, have been received by almost []

17 Sep 2021 1:37 am
Cabinet approves big bang telecom reforms

New Delhi:In big bang reforms, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a relief package for the telecom sector that includes a four-year moratorium on payment of statutory dues by telecom companies as well as allowing 100 per cent foreign investment through the automatic route. Briefing reporters on the decisions taken by the Cabinet, Telecom []

15 Sep 2021 4:29 pm
2 civilians injured in Pulwama grenade attack

Anantnag: At least two civilians, one of them a non-local were injured in an explosion caused by a hand grenade, hurled at government forces by militants here in the main town of south Kashmirs Pulwama district. The injured have been identified as Jitendar Kumar, a resident of Bihar, and Azhar Khurshid, a resident of Dalipora []

15 Sep 2021 1:58 am
76th DLRC/ DCC Meeting held at Bgam

BUDGAM: The District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza who is also Chairman of DLRC/ DCC today, presided over 76th District Level Review Committee/ District Consultative Committee (DLRC/DCC) meeting here. The meeting was convened by the convener DLRC Lead District Manager (LDM) Budgam Farhat Manzoor. The meeting among others was attended by GM DIC []

15 Sep 2021 1:40 am
US President Biden to host first-ever in person Quad Summit on Sep 24, PM Modi to attend

Washington: US President Joe Biden will host the first-ever in-person Quad summit on September 24 that will be attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison and Japanese premier Yoshihide Suga, the White House has announced. The four leaders would discuss promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific, addressing the climate crisis and []

14 Sep 2021 12:06 pm
Intl community announces over $1.2 bn in pledges for Afghanistan humanitarian crisis

United Nations/Geneva,:The international community has announced over USD 1.2 billion in aid for the Afghanistan humanitarian crisis, with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres underlining the importance to engage with the Taliban to ensure continued humanitarian assistance in the country and address other concerns including terrorism, human rights and the nature of the government. The United []

14 Sep 2021 10:29 am
India records 25,404 COVID-19 cases, 339 deaths

New Delhi:India saw a single-day rise of 25,404 new COVID-19 cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 3,32,89,579, while the count of active cases declined to 3,62,207, according to Union health ministry data on Tuesday. The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,43,213, with 339 []

14 Sep 2021 10:08 am
1,113 cases reported in 12 days of September, 50% of Augusts tally

Number of patients hospitalised also up this month Anantnag: The resurgence of Covid-19 is evident here in Kashmir valley, with as many as 1,113 cases about 50 percent of Augusts total tally being reported in just the first twelve days of September. With such an increase in numbers, the active cases as well []

14 Sep 2021 2:04 am
Union minister in Kupwara on 2-day visit

Inaugurates water supply scheme, meets DDC members, visits hospital KUPWARA: Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs, John Barla, on Monday reached here for a two-day tour under the Union Governments public outreach programme. He addressed a joint meeting of District Development Council (DDC) members, Chairpersons of Block Development Councils (BDC), representatives of PRIs, and []

14 Sep 2021 2:01 am
CB files charge sheet against ex-BOPEE chairman Mushtaq Peer for transferring above 2.5 crore in personal account

Srinagar: The Crime Branch Kashmir on Monday produced the charge sheet against former BOPEE Chairman Mushtaq Ahmad Peer for illegally shifting government money amounting to RS. 2.73 crore into his personal bank account. The chargesheet against Peer, who was convicted and sentenced by a court in 2018 here in MBBS paper scam for 16 years []

14 Sep 2021 1:59 am
India records 27,254 Covid cases, 219 deaths

New Delhi: India saw a single-day rise of 27,254 new Covid cases, taking the infection tally in the country to 3,32,64,175, while the count of active cases declined to 3,74,269, according to the Union Health Ministry data on Monday. The death toll due to the disease has climbed to 4,42,874, with 219 more fatalities being []

14 Sep 2021 1:38 am
20-Year-Old BSC Radiology Student From Budgam Found Hanging In Punjab

Budgam: Body of a 20-year-old youth, a student of 3rd semester of BSC radiology, from Budgam was found hanging from solar plant on terrace of college hostel in Punjab. Family members of the student, Umer Dev son of Abdul Ahad Dev of Chewdara Beerwah Budgam, said they received information that he was found []

13 Sep 2021 12:45 pm
2 die of Covid, 105 fresh cases in J&K

Srinagar: Two Covid related deaths were reported in Ganderbal and Doda districts while 105 fresh Covid cases were detected during the last 24 hours in J&K, the official daily bulletin reported on Sunday. Of the new cases, 89 were reported in Kashmir Division and 16 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. It said that 119 []

13 Sep 2021 3:59 am
J&K Reports 2 Covid-19 Deaths, 105 Cases

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir reported 105 covid-19 cases even as two persons succumbed to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Sunday. They said 16 of the cases were reported from Jammu Division and 89 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count to 326904.

12 Sep 2021 7:52 pm
121 Covid cases in Kashmir, 25 in Jammu

Srinagar: No Covid related death was reported, while 146 fresh Covid cases were detected during the last 24 hours in J&K, the official daily bulletin reported on Saturday. Of the new cases, 121 were reported in Kashmir Division and 25 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. It said that 138 patients recovered and were discharged []

12 Sep 2021 2:59 am
150 new Covid cases in Kashmir, 23 in Jammu

Srinagar: One Covid related death was reported in Rajouri district while 173 fresh Covid cases were detected during the last 24 hours in J&K, the official daily bulletin reported on Friday. Of the new cases, 150 were reported in Kashmir Division and 23 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. It said that 142 patients recovered []

11 Sep 2021 2:13 am
147 fresh cases in Kashmir, 23 in Jammu

Srinagar: No Covid related death was reported in J&K but 170 fresh cases were detected during the last 24 hours, the official daily bulletin reported on Thursday. Of the new cases, 147 were reported in Kashmir Division and 23 in Jammu Division, the bulletin said. It said that 158 patients recovered and were discharged from []

10 Sep 2021 1:58 am
D&FCO suspends operation of 20 drug stores in Jammu

JAMMU: The Drugs & Food Control Organization has suspended operation of Twenty Retail Sale Establishments for violation of Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940. The action against the establishments was taken after the teams of the department carried out supervisory checks of Drug sales establishments (Retail/Wholesale) across Jammu province districts under the supervision of respective Assistant []

10 Sep 2021 1:39 am
Baramulla girl shines at 8th NLEPC-2021 for INSPIRE Award -MANAK

Baramulla: Shahida Bano Class 8th student of Government Boys Middle Schools Sheeri of education Zone Fathegarh in north Kashmirs Baramulla district was among the top 60 students who were conferred awards in the 8th National Level Exhibition and Project Competition-2021 (NLEPC) of the INSPIRE Awards MANAK featuring student innovations from all over India. Minister []

10 Sep 2021 1:39 am
2-year-old girl drowns in Handwara

Handwara: A two-year-old girl died from an accidental drowning in Handwara area of north Kashmir on Thursday, official sources said. They said the girl Aliya Jan daughter of Javid Ahmad Bhat of Tulbul Sopore was at maternal home when she slipped into a rivulet passing through the house at Hanga Mawar Handwara. The []

9 Sep 2021 4:10 pm