Kashmir needs testing kits, other equipment to fight COVID-19   

“Authorities need to gear up and make every possible attempt to make the testing kits, hand sanitizers, masks, ventilators and other equipment available so that the ones who get infected don’t die without even getting treated.”

Kashmir needs testing kits, other equipment to fight COVID-19   

Srinagar: A man from Hyderpora becoming the first victim of COVID-19 in Kashmir has brought to fore the reality that the virus may have already spread into the community. The big question is how to control it? Kashmir is in a complete lockdown mode and most of the people, who arrived from foreign countries are in […]

COVID-19: People Hiding Travel Histories Hitting Kashmir Hard

COVID-19: People Hiding Travel Histories Hitting Kashmir Hard

Srinagar: People hiding their travel histories is turning out to be a big challenge to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in Kashmir. There are reports that authorities have traced more than 450 people who hid their travel history to the countries which were hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. An analyst while talking to Precious Kashmir […]

Can Kashmir Hospitals Fight COVID-19? 

Can Kashmir Hospitals Fight COVID-19? 

Srinagar: The detection of first Coronavirus (COVID-19) case in Srinagar city has sent the alarm bells ringing and panic button has been pressed. The administration has swung into action in Srinagar and Budgam districts, the public transport has been suspended and restrictions have been put in place to keep people confined within their homes. On […]

Mass marriage initiative by Aash brings smile on faces of Kashmir’s poor brides

‘I feel contended in organizing over 50 odd marriages of downtrodden in one go’

Mass marriage initiative by Aash brings smile on faces of Kashmir’s poor brides

Srinagar: In a world where people can’t stop thinking about themselves, Qurat-ul-Ain Masoodi, a young woman has pledged to live for others. She has started a mass marriage initiative through Aash, a voluntary group, aimed to help those orphan and economically challenged people for whom marriage has become more of a burden rather than a […]

Kansal reviews progress on Outreach Programmes conducted across J&K

‘NITI Aayog selects J&K for Pilot Project on Sustained Developmental Goals of UNDP’

Kansal reviews progress on Outreach Programmes conducted across J&K

JAMMU:  Principal Secretary Planning, Development & Monitoring and Information, Rohit Kansal held a meeting to review the progress made under different Outreach Programmes conducted across Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir. The meeting was attended by Commissioner Secretary Social Welfare Department, Hirdesh Kumar; Secretary Rural Development Department and Panchayati Raj, Sheetal Nanda; Director Information and […]

Stop harassing business community: BJP to Bank

Says economy in Kashmir has already shattered due to prevailing situation

Stop harassing business community: BJP to Bank

Srinagar: Bhartiya Janata Party Wednesday appealed Jammu Kashmir Bank to stop harassing business community of Kashmir Valley. The party Election In-Charge for Kashmir, Asif Masood said that economy in Kashmir has already shattered due to prevailing situation and in such a situation, harassing businessmen is a ‘shameful’ act. He told KNT that businessmen, traders, manufacturers, industrialists, […]

Education; most potent means to achieve peace: Advisor Sharma

Attends 6th annual Peace Symposium on "Fundamentals of Establishing Lasting Peace”

Education; most potent means to achieve peace: Advisor Sharma

JAMMU: Advisor to LG, K. K. Sharma, today said that education is the means by which peace can be achieved and efforts should be fast paced for its spread and propagation. The Advisor was speaking at the 6th Annual Peace Symposium on “Fundamentals of Establishing Lasting Peace” organized by Ahmadiya Muslim Community of Jammu. The […]

In Absence Of Tourists, Only 400 Shikaras Out Of 4500 Rowing In Famous Dal Lake

Many boat owners switched over to other jobs, dozens sold their Shikaras, trying hard to meet both ends, 2.5 lakh people dependent on Shikara business, says President SOAK Wali Muhammad

In Absence Of Tourists, Only 400 Shikaras Out Of 4500 Rowing In Famous Dal Lake

Srinagar: In the world famous Dal Lake, only 400 Shikaras are rowing out of total 4500 as tourists continue to stay away from Kashmir since past over six months. Almost zero flow of tourists, both domestic and foreign have badly hit the livelihood of Shikara owners leaving them with the no choice other than to […]

Give us underground bunkers, construct Sadhna tunnel to save us: Karnah residents urge J&K Govt

‘Stage demo in Srinagar, say 60,000 lives at high risk of shelling from across’

Give us underground bunkers, construct Sadhna tunnel to save us: Karnah residents urge J&K Govt

Srinagar: A group of Sarpanchs from remote area of Karnah in northern district of Kupwara on Friday staged a protest in Srinagar to press for construction of underground bunkers and Sadhana tunnel. They said that at least 60,000 residents of Karnah face direct impact of shelling from across the Line of Control (LoC). According to […]

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