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Jammu: In the first phase of rapid antigen testing ( RAT), 5500 people have been found covid19 positive in Jammu district. Deputy Commissioner, Jammu, Sushma Chauhan said that 65,000 RATs were conducted in this phase in which 5500 tested positive, many of them women.“...
Jammu: The Centre has decided to send a high-level team of experts under National Centre for Disease Control director Dr S K Singh to Jammu which has been witnessing a spurt of Covid-19 cases over the last few days. The team will have Dr...
Jammu: Unlock 4.0 guidelines suggest that schools can reopen on a voluntary basis from September 21 onwards.Jammu and Kashmir schools will reopen on Monday as per Unlock 4.0 guidelines on a voluntary basis.On the other hand decision on schools reopening in Goa would be taken on October...
Jammu: The Jammu and Kashmir government has accorded sanction for installation and commissioning of Medical Oxygen Generation Plants at five prominent hospitals across Jammu division besides construction of 50- bedded integrated AYUSH Hospital at Billawar in Kathua. At an estimated cost of Rs 2389.01...
The world's longest motorable tunnel, the Atal Tunnel at Rohtang, at an altitude of over 3,000 metres (10,000 feet) is ready to open. At a time when India is facing border issues with China in Ladakh, the tunnel can be crucial in defending the country and will...
Jammu: Plastics are known as one of the biggest enemies of the environment. But one Jammu resident and environmentalist has offered a creative way of planting trees with help of plastic bottles. Dr Nazia Rasool Latifi has started plating vertical gardens using old plastic bottles as pots....
Srinagar; For the first time after the abrogation of Article 370, the authorities on Wednesday allowed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leaders to hold a meeting. The meeting was held at party's headquarter in Srinagar in which senior party leaders including Abdul Rehman Veeri, Ghulam...
Jammu: After tightening of terror funds by the National Investigation Agency (NIA), Pakistan had approved a proposal by Irfan Shafi Mir, who was arrested along with Deputy SP Davender Singh, to set up a new outfit called ''Bleeding Heart'' as it had realised in 2018 that Hurriyat...
As many as 138 terrorists were killed by security forces between March and August this year, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said Jammu and Kashmir has been affected by terrorism, which is sponsored...
Srinagar: The micro-management of areas with COVID-19 patients has proved beneficial for the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir as the number of containment zones has come down to 32 from 93 in the last 10 days even as the administration has pro-actively carried out coronavirus tests...