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Kashmir reports fresh 29 in covid-19 cases
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Kashmir reports fresh 29 in covid-19 cases

Tally reaches to 523 in JK, 137 patients recovered Srinagar, April 26: Twenty-nine new Covid-19 positive cases were reported in Kashmir on Sunday taking the total number of people infected with the coronavirus disease in the region to 523. J&K administration spokesperson Rohit Kansal said that the tally in the Union Territory rose to 523.  “But don't let this number daunt you. This includes 137 recoveries too,” he said. We will keep doing aggressive testing and strict containment. And you have to support by staying at home,” he tweeted. Kansal also added that active positive cases are 380. Now, as per the government, Bandipora has the most number of cases — 124. Trailing by Srinagar with 85 cases and Shopian with 63 cases. By far, six people have died due to the infection an...
Amid lockdown, unscheduled power cuts irk Kulgam consumers
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Amid lockdown, unscheduled power cuts irk Kulgam consumers

Srinagar, April 25: The inhabitants of Hablishi Kulgam expressed resentment against Power Development Department (PDD) for resorting to unscheduled power cuts, leaving the consumers high and dry. A delegation of residents from Hablishi Kulgam told JKNS that unscheduled power cuts have made their lives miserable. Aasif Wali a resident told JKNS that when the whole valley is under complete lockdown, PDD is not following any curtailment schedule. “We are getting on 4-5 hours of electricity during the 24 hours; it is injustice with the villagers. Although despite repeated attempts to reach out concerned officials, but they turned deaf ears to our pleas,” he said.Another local, Yunus Bhat said each year people are assured of the better power supply but the situation is totally opposite on ...
Police booked social media user in Ganderbal
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Police booked social media user in Ganderbal

Srinagar, April 25: The district police in Ganderbal Saturday book a social media user who was using abusing, threatening comments on the platform.As per the police, the person had used abusing / threat comments in a text message of an official Facebook account of District Police Ganderbal.Meanwhile Ganderbal police have registered a case Fir No. 74/2020 in this regard under section 506, 505 IPC at police station Ganderbal.In this connection SSP Ganderbal Khalil Ahmed Poswal-JKPS constituted a team headed by SHO Police Station Sadder Ganderbal Insp Khursheed Ahmad to nab the culprit. During investigating this case, surveillance unit (ESU) Ganderbal intercepted the accused’s Facebook account (Rancho Khan), the said account is operating by one namely Tawseef Ahmad S/o Bashir Ahmad Bhat R/o P...
After 5 days, 5 more test positive in Srinagar
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After 5 days, 5 more test positive in Srinagar

DC calls for more caution Srinagar, April 25: After witnessing no coronavirus cases for the past five days, on Saturday fresh five cases were reported in Srinagar. Deputy Commissionr Srinagar, Shahid Choudhary, has said that the situation calls for more caution. “See the Covid map of Srinagar and think,” he said on Twitter. “We’ve 5 new cases after a break of more than a week. Trust us for all your needs. Local solutions being worked out,” he wrote on Twitter. On Saturday, Kashmir recorded its biggest Covid-19 spike as 40 fresh cases were reported in less than 24 hours. The total positive cases now 494 in Jammu and Kashmir with Jammu-57 Kashmir-437, while 6 deaths have reported in the region. (JKNS)
JK reports 6th covid-19 death from Baramulla
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JK reports 6th covid-19 death from Baramulla

Srinagar, April 24: Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday reported 6th coronavirus death after an elderly man from Tangmarg area of Baramulla died at Srinagar hospital.An official at SKIMS Medical College and Hospital (JVC) told JKNS that an elderly man from Tangmarg area of north Kashmir's Baramulla died on Saturday morning. “The patient was admitted reffered from GMC Baramulla and was admitted in hospital on April 13th,” he said. The patient was a resident of Qazipora area of Tangmarg and was tested positive for the covid-19 infection at Baramulla.Eyewitnesses at Tangmarg village told JKNS that the deceased man was buried keeping in view of the medical formalities.“Few men from the village offered his funeral,” they said.Till date, Jammu and Kashmir had reported 6 deaths among them 5 are from Ka...