COVID-19 death toll exceeds 7,000 in UK

London, Apr 8 (Xinhua) The death toll in Britain due to the novel coronavirus reached 7,097 as of Wednesday afternoon, the Department of Health and Social Care said in a statement. As of Wednesday morning, the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Britain hit 60,733, said the department

Track down absconding travelers: Div Com to DCs

Track down absconding travelers: Div Com to DCs

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Apr 8: The Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir, Pandurang K Pole, today, directed all the Deputy Commissioners (DCs) to track-down all absconding travelers on war footing basis in their respective districts and put them in administrative quarantine. All Deputy Commissioners were asked to strengthen their ground surveillance teams and trace the absconding recent […]

Home Quarantine

Home Quarantine

Globally, many countries including developed ones, are struggling to find ways to prevent the spread of coronavirus as it continues to take great toll on lives as well as economy. It is proving more challenging for the countries, mainly developing, to allocate stations where people are placed for quarantine. Quarantining people helps to protect the […]

COVID-19: Justice Magrey monitors implementation of SC directions

COVID-19: Justice Magrey monitors implementation of SC directions

Directs administration to take utmost care, accord necessary permission if need to send them home Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Apr 8: In order to monitor the implementation and compliance of various directions passed by Supreme Court of India in a suo moto writ petition No. 04 of 2020 titled “IN RE CONTAGION OF COVID 19 […]

Advisor Baseer Khan for door to door testing in Red zones

Advisor Baseer Khan for door to door testing in Red zones

Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Apr 8: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Baseer Ahmad Khan, who is overall in-charge of Coronavirus Control efforts in Kashmir Division today said that everyone in the society has to play its due role in breaking the chain of deadly Covid-19 pandemic. This was stated by the Advisor, during a meeting to […]

1772 complete quarantine, 16 more discharged

1772 complete quarantine, 16 more discharged

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Apr 8: Sixteen more persons who were shifted into administrative quarantine in Srinagar two weeks ago were discharged Wednesday after successfully completing their 14-day quarantine period. All these persons belonged to Srinagar district. Upon being discharged all these persons were ferried home in an SRTC bus the administration had arranged for […]

Srinagar admin installs sample collection units

Srinagar admin installs sample collection units

4 hospitals, 2 quarantine centres get two units each; 5 more hospitals to get them today Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Apr 8: The Srinagar disaster management authority Wednesday set up COVID-19 sample collection units at four hospitals and two quarantine centres in the district. The hospitals where these were installed include CDH, SMHS and JLNM […]

4G internet in J&K: SC to hear petition today

4G internet in J&K: SC to hear petition today

Umer Maqbool Srinagar, Apr 8: The Supreme Court will hear a petition seeking restoration of 4G internet in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday. The petition is listed before a three-judge bench comprising Justice N V Ramana Justice Subash Reddy and Justice B.R.Gavai. The advocates will address the court through videoconferencing mode in terms of circular […]

Durbar Move: Govt mulls out-of-box arrangement

Durbar Move: Govt mulls out-of-box arrangement

Civil Secretariat may function in both capitals for 1 month; Jammu-based staff, records unlikely to be shifted Umer Maqbool Srinagar, Apr 8: Jammu and Kashmir’s 148-year-old practice of Durbar Move may be affected due to outbreak of deadly COVID-19 as government is mulling to keep Civil Secretariat functional in both the capitals of Union Territory […]