In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

 In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

Tehran, Mar 27: Iranian media on Friday reported that nearly 300 people were killed and more than 1,000 sickened by ingesting methanol across the Islamic Republic, where drinking alcohol is banned and where those who do rely on bootleggers. An Iranian doctor helping the country’s Health Ministry told The Associated Press the problem was even […]

Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight COVID-19

Tendulkar donates Rs 50 lakh to fight COVID-19

New Delhi:  Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Friday donated Rs 50 lakh to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, which has so far claimed 17 Indian lives and wreaked havoc globally. Tendulkar’s donation is so far the biggest contribution among India’s leading sportspersons, some of whom have pledged their salaries while a few others have donated medical […]

Govt approves Rs 5,751 crore for 8 disaster-hit states

Govt approves Rs 5,751 crore for 8 disaster-hit states

New Delhi: The Centre on Friday decided to provide additional assistance of Rs 5,751.27 crore to eight states who faced disasters such as landslides, floods, drought and cyclone during 2019. The decision was taken in a High Level Committee (HLC) under the chairmanship of Union Home Minister Amit Shah. The committee approved additional Central assistance […]

PM Modi Condemns Harassment Of Doctors

Says Battle Against Coronavirus Will Be Won In 21 Days

PM Modi Condemns Harassment Of Doctors

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described doctors and other health staff at the frontlines of the fight against Coronavirus as “incarnations of God” and said those harassing them would face police action. “In this hour of crisis, those in white coats are the incarnation of God. Today they are saving lives, putting their […]

Lockdowns not being taken seriously: PM Modi 

‘Please save yourself, save your family’

Lockdowns not being taken seriously: PM Modi 

New Delhi, Mar 23: Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Monday appealed to State Governments to ensure that rules and regulations of the coronavirus lockdown are enforced as he noted that many people were not taking the measure seriously. “Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself, save your family, follow the […]

Covid 19: PM asks states to strictly enforce lockdown

Covid 19: PM asks states to strictly enforce lockdown

New Delhi: Requesting people of the country to strictly adhere to the lockdown, declared to curb the spread of Corona virus, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday asked state governments to ensure that the rules and laws were followed. ‘Many people are still not taking the lockdown seriously. Please save yourself by doing this, save […]

JK borders to be sealed fully, inter district movement to be restricted, advance ration for two months

CS directs strict checking/screening at entry points, directs action against people putting others at risk

JK borders to be sealed fully, inter district movement to be restricted, advance ration for two months

JAMMU: In order to further strengthen and upscale the offensive against COVID-19 spread, the Government today ordered release of Rs. 40 crore additionally to all Deputy Commissioners to support their corona mitigation efforts. This was decided in a high level meeting here today. The meeting was chaired by Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam. Principal […]

J&K Bank outlines strategy to deal with COVID 19

Customer-safety is paramount, use digital banking channels: CMD

J&K Bank outlines strategy to deal with COVID 19

Srinagar: As part of evolving response to the global COVID 19 pandemic, J&K Bank has employed a working strategy to deal with its impact on the bank’s operations in the region while taking measures to safeguard its employees, customers and public at large. While assuring the customers, the bank’s Chairman & MD R K Chhibber […]

Grenade lobbed on forces in Kakapora, fails to explode

Grenade lobbed on forces in Kakapora, fails to explode

Pulwama:  Suspected militants on Sunday evening lobbed a grenade towards deployment of forces in main Chowk in Kakapora area of Pulwama in Southern district,  officials said. An official told KNO, that no casualty has been reported as the grenade lobbed failed to explode. An official told KNO that grenade was lobbed towards forces in main […]

Corona Virus has emerged as a threat to humankind: J Masoodi

Reiterated demand for release of political prisoners lodged in jails outside J&K

Corona Virus has emerged as a threat to humankind: J Masoodi

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference parliamentarian from south Kashmir Lok Sabha segment, Justice Hasnain Masoodi releases one crore from MPLADs to fight Coronavirus, reiterated demand for release of political prisoners lodged in jails outside J&K. According to a statement issued here, Masoodi following the footsteps of party president Dr farooq Abdullaha released Rs 25 […]

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