India’s active Covid caseload climbs past 5.65 lakh

India’s active Covid caseload climbs past 5.65 lakh

  New Delhi, Aug 1:  Active caseload of COVID-19 in the country on Saturday reached 565103 after witnessing a spike of 19785 such cases in the past 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry update said here. Recovered cases on the other hand were also increasing at a steady pace, as the country recorded 36569 recoveries […]

Eid-ul-Adha celebrated with religious fervor, no festivity in Kashmir

Eid-ul-Adha celebrated with religious fervor, no festivity in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 1: Eid-ul-Adha, known as festival of sacrifice, was on Saturday celebrated in with religious fervor in the Kashmir valley, where festivity was missing this time due to COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands of sheep and goats were sacrificed across the Kashmir valley despite restrictions due to fresh lock down issued by the government till August […]

Australia supports India on border standoff with China

Australia supports India on border standoff with China

New Delhi, Jul y 31: Australia has supported India’s position on the border standoff with China and warned that attempts to unilaterally alter the status quo along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) could increase instability in the region. Australian High Commissioner to India, Barry O’Farrell, who had a meeting with External Affairs Minister S […]

Prez, V-P greet people on Eid-ul- Zuha

Prez, V-P greet people on Eid-ul- Zuha

  New Delhi, July 31: President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday greeted fellow citizens on the eve of Eid-ul- Zuha. Extending his greetings, the President in a message, said EId-ul- Zuha symbolises the spirit of sacrifice and amity “which inspires us to work for the well-being of one and […]

After brief respite, heat wave continues in Kashmir

After brief respite, heat wave continues in Kashmir

Srinagar, July 31: After brief relief due to rain in the wee hours of Friday, hot and humid weather continued in the Kashmir valley, where the mercury remained above normal. A Met department spokesman said this evening that weather warning has ended in the Kashmir valley and Jammu region. The weather will remain dry in […]

India resuscitates with more than 10 lakh recoveries

India resuscitates with more than 10 lakh recoveries

  New Delhi, July 30: The second last day of July brought good news for India, a country, which had suffered a huge blow in the hands of Novel Coronavirus, second only to the US and Brazil, witnessed a ray of hope on Thursday, after reaching the landmark achievement of more than 10 lakh recoveries, […]

Soldier injured in Pulwama attack

Soldier injured in Pulwama attack

Srinagar, July 30: A soldier was injured when militants attacked an Army vehicle on Thursday in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, an army official said. He said militants fired a grenade from a UBGL at area domination part of Army from an orchard at Drabgam in Pulwama on Thursday. “One soldier was injured in the […]

Markets abuzz with Eid shoppers, prices of essentials very high

Markets abuzz with Eid shoppers, prices of essentials very high

  Srinagar, July 30: Markets remained abuzz for the second day on Thursday with Eid-ul-Azha shoppers in Kashmir valley, including summer capital, Srinagar, where prices of essentials — including goats and sheep for quarbani (sacrifice) besides meat — remained high. Public transport remained off the roads and all shrines and mosques remained closed. However, private […]

India’s COVID recoveries cross 10 lakh mark

India’s COVID recoveries cross 10 lakh mark

  New Delhi, Jul 30: Recovered cases of COVID-19 in the country have crossed the 10 lakh mark in the country on Thursday, after 32553 cured and discharged were added to the list, the government data said. According to the Union Health Ministry, the total number of cured cases across the country stood at 10,20,582 […]