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Man found dead under mysterious conditions in Noorbagh
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Man found dead under mysterious conditions in Noorbagh

A 50-year-old man was found dead under mysterious conditions on Tuesday in Noorbagh area of Srinagar,  officials said. According to news agency, a man identified as Bashir Ahmad Pakhtoon, son of Ghulam Muhammad Pakhtoon was found dead under mysterious conditions today. Officials said that body of Pakhtoon, who is Auto Driver by profession, was taken to Police Control Room (PCR) for post-mortem after some people alleged murder. Officials said that some of the family members claimed that he died of cardiac arrest while people alleged that he has been murdered. A police official told that body has been taken for post-mortem and investigation has been started.
Altaf Thakur hails efforts taken by MC’s Tral, Awantipore to fight Covid-19
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Altaf Thakur hails efforts taken by MC’s Tral, Awantipore to fight Covid-19

Says prevention is better than cure Srinagar, March 24 : Bhartiya Janata Party JK spokesman Altaf Thakur on Tuesday appreciated the efforts put in by the Municipal Committees Tral and Awantipora in terms of launching a cleanliness drive in the areas and mass awareness about how to fight against Covid-19. In a statement issued here, Thakur said that MC Tral and Awantipora while issuing Do’s and Do Not’s to the people is a great way of creating mass awareness which ultimately will lead to saving lives. Thakur appreciated the move that all schools, institutions, restaurants and hotels are closed in these areas statin that this is the best way to stay safe. Thakur also hailed the steps taken by MCs that include drawing marks outside ATMs and medical shops,  so that a sufficient gap is main...
COVID-19: 2 More Persons Test Positive, Kashmir Cases Rise To 3
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COVID-19: 2 More Persons Test Positive, Kashmir Cases Rise To 3

Govt Urges People Not To Panic, Follow Shutdown, Other Measures Strictly  Two people, who had arrived from Saudi Arabia and New Delhi recently, tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, official sources told.As of now, three persons have tested positive for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Kashmir Valley while the tally of such patients in the entire J&K has gone up to 6. Three cases were reported from Jammu earlier this month. A senior officer in government also confirmed to GNS that two persons have tested positive and urged people not to panic. “We are dealing with the situation and people are requested to strictly follow the shutdown and other precautions such as maintaining hygiene and social distancing strictly,” he added.       Sources said that as part of the procedure, th...
Govt revokes PSA detention of Omar Abdullah
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Govt revokes PSA detention of Omar Abdullah

Srinagar, March 24 : Government on Tuesday revoked detention order under PSA against former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, paving a way for his release from over seven months detention. “Govt issues orders revoking detention of Shri Omar Abdullah,” government spokesman Rohit Kansal tweeted. The order of revocation comes less than a week after Supreme Court asked the government of India to inform if it is planning to release Omar from detention. On February 10, Omar's sister moved the top Court challenging his detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
Contact of Covid-19 patient among 6 test negative In Kashmir, 3938 under surveillance in J&K
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Contact of Covid-19 patient among 6 test negative In Kashmir, 3938 under surveillance in J&K

Six samples suspected to contain novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) have tested negative in Kashmir Valley even as six more persons were admitted to isolation facilities in CD hospital on Sunday.Nodal officer for coronavirus control at SKIMS, Dr G H Yatoo told GNS that three test reports were received and included that of a contact of covid-19 patient who was admitted to SKIMS hospital on late Saturday evening.Dr Yatoo, who is also HoD hospital administration of SKIMS, also informed that no person was admitted today at the isolation facility set up at the tertiary care hospital.Meanwhile HOD CD Hospital Srinagar Dr. Naveed Nazir Shah told GNS that six more persons with symptoms like coronoavirus were admitted to the isolation facility set up at the hospital.He said three sample reports were rec...