NaibTehsildar among more 4 die of COVID in Kashmir 

NaibTehsildar among more 4 die of COVID in Kashmir 

  Srinagar, Aug 6: Four more persons including a senior Revenue Officer died of COVID-19 in Kashmir, thus taking the toll of deaths due to the virus to 434 in the UT. With fresh four deaths, the toll has crossed 400-mark in the Valley. Officials told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that four patients […]

Gunmen kill BJP Sarpanch in Qazigund

Gunmen kill BJP Sarpanch in Qazigund

  Srinagar, Aug 6 : Suspected militants on Thursday shot dead a BJP Sarpanch at Vessu village in Qazigund block of south Kashmir’s Kulgam district. Official sources told GNS the militants fired upon the Sarpanch identified as Sajad Ahmad Khanday near his residence at Vessu, leaving him critically injured before fleeing. He was shifted to […]

‘We are hopeful’

‘We are hopeful’

  Abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution and bifurcation of Jammu and Kashmir into two union territories has completed the first anniversary.  The dictionary meaning of the anniversary is the date on which an event took place and as such it need not be a joyous occasion always. It can also be a […]

J&K LG resigns, Rajiv Mehrishi likely to replace Girish Chander Murmu  

J&K LG resigns, Rajiv Mehrishi likely to replace Girish Chander Murmu  

Precious Kashmir Desk Srinagar, Aug 5:  Girish Chander Murmu, the first Lieutenant-Governor (LG) of the Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir tendered his resignation on Wednesday, government run All India Radio reported. The LG resigned exactly one year after J&K was turned into the Union Territory. Sources said that Murmu is likely to be […]

JK reports 559 fresh cases

JK reports 559 fresh cases

Tally at 22955; 15244 recovered so far Precious Kashmir News Jammu, Aug 5: As many as 559 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, thus taking the toll of infected persons in the Union Territory to 22955, officials said. They said that of the fresh cases 463 were reported in […]

COVID-19:  Global death toll surpasses 700,000

COVID-19:  Global death toll surpasses 700,000

  Washington, Aug 5:  The worldwide number of COVID-19 fatalities has surpassed 700,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University, which compiles data from federal and local authorities, media and other sources. According to the university, the exact death toll currently stands at 700,647, with the global case count totaling 18,480,000, and the number of recoveries […]

PDP youth leaders stage protest

PDP youth leaders stage protest

  Faizan Wani Srinagar, Aug 5 : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Youth wing, Wednesday staged a protest here to mark the first ‘anniversary’ of the abrogation of the special constitutional position of Jammu and Kashmir, and its ‘bifurcation’ into two Union Territories on this day in 2019. Holding placards which read “repeal unilateral decision and […]

Northern Army Commander briefs LG about J&K security situation

Northern Army Commander briefs LG about J&K security situation

Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Aug 5: General Officer Commanding-in-Chief (GOC-in-C) Northern Command (NC) Lt General Y K Joshi on Wednesday briefed Lt Governor of Union Territory (UT) of Jammu and Kashmir G C Murmu about the overall security situation at the Line of Control (LoC) and hinterland, a Raj Bhavan spokesman said this afternoon. He […]

Raj Bhavan cancels At Home function on I-Day

Raj Bhavan cancels At Home function on I-Day

  Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Aug 5: There will be no At Home function at Raj Bhavan this Independence Day (ID) on August 15 in view of COVID-19 pandemic. A Raj Bhavan spokesman said on Wednesday afternoon that in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ‘At Home’ function for this year’s ID to be hosted […]

AC reorganizes engineering wings of departments

AC reorganizes engineering wings of departments

  SIDCO, SICOP to stop work for others PWD,PHE, RDD and PDD to be the main construction deptts Precious Kashmir News Srinagar, Aug 5: In a decision with significant structural change in Engineering Wings of various departments and their working, the Administrative Council which met here today under the chairmanship of Lieutenant Governor, G C […]