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Covid-19 likely to defer tradition annual Durbar move
‘Sudden rise in positive cases in Kashmir pushes admin on backfoot’
3/29/2020 11:47:13 PM
Avinash Azad Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 29: The sudden rise in number of positive cases in the COVID-19 cases in Kashmir is likely to defer the tradition of annual Durbar move by the end of this April. According to sources, breakout of COVID-19 and countrywide lockdown may break the tradition of annual durbar move this year in the month of April, as Kashmir has been hit by the outbreak of this deadly disease. Though, the government is satisfied with the extraordinary efforts being made by the district administration Srinagar, the summer capital city of J&K, but the J&K LG administration is not willing to compromise the protocol and WHO’s guidelines. “Undoubtedly, the district administration of Srinagar headed by the Deputy Commissioner, Srinagar Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary and his team so far has done commendable job”, said a senior officer, adding that non-serious on part of individuals who kept their travel history secret or have close contact with infected persons are de...
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Cop conceals travel history, picked from duty
3/29/2020 11:47:04 PM
ASHWANI SHARMA EARLY TIMES REPORT UDHAMPUR, Mar 29: In a startling exposure it has come to fore that a railway cop, who was detected positive for Covid-19, displayed utter irresponsibility by hiding facts and remained with common people till he was taken away by the authorities from his duty on March 27 for quarantine. Sources informed that a week ago, five persons including the erring cop had entered J&K without disclosing their travel history thereby posing grave threat to the lives of innumerable innocent people. Now, the Railway Police cop and three out of five people have been declared positive for COVID-19 infection after reports in this regard were declared yesterday. Sourc...
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COVID 19: Kashmir witnessing surge, Jammu stable
People hiding travel histories worsens situation
3/29/2020 11:46:56 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 29: As the experts are predicting that number of COVID-19 positive cases are all set to increase in coming days, people across Jammu and Kashmir have kept their fingers crossed and are hoping that situation won’t take an ugly turn. An analyst while talking to Early Times said, “There has been a surge in the number of cases in Kashmir. In Jammu numbers are not that alarming. People of Jammu need to remain cautious and take extra precautions to remain safe. The only medicine which can save people from this deadly virus is staying at home and maintaining social distance.” He said, “The spurt in the number of COVID-19 cases in Kashmir could be due to people hi...
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6 arrested in Bandipora for violating restriction orders
7 female medical students reveal travel history voluntarily, go for quarantine
3/29/2020 11:46:48 PM
S TAHIR-UL HAQ EARLY TIMES REPORT BANDIPORA, Mar 29: On the directions of District Magistrate Bandipora, the Bandipora Police on Sunday booked six people in Chandergeer area of Hajin town for violating restriction orders issued by the District Magistrate Bandipora, while as seven students revealed their travel history and went for quarantine. Two FIRs have been registered in Police Station Hajin under FIR No 11 and 12 under section 188 IPC at Police station Hajin against six persons who violated the restriction orders thereby risking their own lives and the lives of others. All the accused have been arrested by the Hajin Police during patrolling in the area. Earlier six persons were...
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Second Novel Corona Virus death in JK as Tangmarg man dies at Chest Diseases Hospital
As five more test positive for COVID-19 active cases go up to 34
3/29/2020 11:46:35 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 29: The death toll due to the Novel Corona Virus in the union territory of Jammu & Kashmir reached two as a patient hailing from Tangmarg in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district passed away in the wee hours today. At the same time as five more persons tested positive for Corona Virus today the number of people affected by the disease in the union territory is 38. As two patients have died now and two patients have recovered the number of active cases in Jammu & Kashmir is 34. Reports said that the person who passed away today was found to be COVID-19 positive only yesterday. He was taken to the Shri Maharaja Hari Singh (SMHS) hospital whe...
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No positive case in ten days in Ladakh
3/29/2020 11:46:24 PM
Early Times Report Leh, Mar 29: There have been no positive cases of COVID-19 over the last ten days in the Union Territory of Ladakh, a senior official said on Sunday. Also, three people, who had got the coronavirus infection, have been cured while 10 others are being treated, Commissioner (Health) Rigzin Samphel said. With the increase in number of positive cases in Srinagar, the Ladakh administration had made an appeal that the people, who travelled from Srinagar to Ladakh on March 18-19, to keep themselves under home quarantine and stay away from everyone, including their family members, for 14 days, Samphel said. He said the Mahabodhi Karuna Charitable (MKC) hospital in Leh and G...
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‘Fresh air, deep breath, exercise, soft music’: Omar shares ‘tips’
3/29/2020 11:46:18 PM
Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 29: Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah, who was released Tuesday after 232 days in detention, has been sharing “tips” on surviving quarantine or a lockdown, drawing on his “months of experience”. His advises have been coming in the form of a tweet thread which he started on March 24. “Fresh air really helped - deep breaths near an open window," Abdullah wrote in one of his tweets, as the country remained under a 21-day lockdown announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 24 to check the spread of COVID-19. Abdullah was detained on the intervening night of August 4 and August 5 last year just before the government abrogated pro...
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7 villages declared red zones in Pulwama
3/29/2020 11:46:13 PM
Early Times Report Pulwama, Mar 29: Invoking prohibitory orders under Section 144 of the CrPC, Disaster Management Act,and The Epidemic Disease act, District Magistrate Pulwama said there would be no inward and outward movement of any person from the villages declared red zones and the people would stay at their homes to ensure complete lockdown. In this regard District Magistrate today issued order in which villages Khaigam, Sangerwani, Abhama of Tehsil Rajpora and Gudoora, Chandgam, Pinglena and Parigam of Tehsil Pulwama fall in red zone category and adjoining villages of these Tehsils have been declared as buffer zones in interest of safety and well being of general public. One pe...
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Shortage of docs taking toll on patients admitted for COVID-19 at JLNM Hospital Rainawari
Medicos demand recall of doctors sent to quarantine centers set up in hotels
3/29/2020 11:46:07 PM
Jehangir Rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 29: Despite the claims made by the administration that adequate number of doctors have been posted at the COVID-19 hospitals the situation on the ground suggests quite contrary to these claims thus putting the patients to risk. Sources told Early Times that it is due to this lackadaisical attitude of the people at helm that Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial (JLNM) hospital at Rainawari is in the news for the wrong reasons. They said that paucity of doctors at the JLNM hospital is taking a toll on the patients admitted in the isolation ward of the hospital. JLNM Hospital Rainawari is one of the two COVID-19 hospitals in Srinagar with Chest Dise...
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Lockdown only way to fight COVID-19: PM Modi
3/29/2020 11:45:54 PM
Agencies New Delhi, Mar 29: In his first Mann ki Baat address to the nation after the announcement of 21-day nationwide lockdown on March 24, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (March 29) apologised to the people of the country for the imposition of lockdown to curb the spread of coronavirus COVID-19. The prime minister said that he was aware of the fact that poor were angry with him, but he had no choice other than calling for the lockdown in order to defeat coronavirus. “I had no choice but to make these decisions to fight the coronavirus... no one wants to take these decisions but if you look at the world, you need to take these decisions,” he said. "Many people must be angry ...
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ADC Kotranka caught on wrong foot
Misbehaves with man seeking isolation facility, audio clip goes viral
3/29/2020 11:45:45 PM
Avinash Azad Early times Report Jammu, Mar 29: An audio conversation between the Additional Deputy Commissioner, Kotranka and a citizen asking for quarantine facility for suspected cases of COVID-19 went viral for bad reasons, as the former can be heard misbehaving with the latter. In 2 minutes and 33 seconds conversation available youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X6--Xjg6uSw&feature=youtu.belink, the caller respectfully introduced himself as Waqar Lone from Budhal and raised genuine questions, amid countywide lockdown in wake of deadly rapid spread of Coronovirus in country. “Sir the administration has not made any arrangement to meet any emergency, eight people with suspect...
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NC, PDP talk about Mehbooba’s release, forget other detained leaders
3/29/2020 11:45:22 PM
Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 29: Amid the demands mounting for the release of PDP President Mehbooba Mufti by the National Conference and the PDP, these two parties seem to have outrightly forgotten their other leaders who are under detention at present. Both the parties at the present time have galvanised their efforts upon the release of the PDP President Mehbooba Mufti especially after the government released NC president Dr Farooq Abdullah and his son Omar Abdullah. However, what these two parties seem to have so stoically forgotten is the fact that there are other senior leaders of the PDP as well as of the National Conference who are under detention and have been slapped with th...
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Implement lockdown restrictions rigorously: Cabinet Secretary to States/UTs
3/29/2020 11:43:51 PM
Early Times Report JAMMU, Mar 29: Cabinet Secretary, Rajiv Gauba today asked all States/UTs to rigorously implement lockdown restrictions to contain the community transmission of coronavirus pandemic. He asked for taking stern action against people who are violating lockdown orders. Cabinet Secretary made these remarks while holding a video conference meeting with the Chief Secretaries and DGPs of all States and Union Territories to review the measures they have taken to ensure effective ...
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Admin need to address problems of Shahabad residents compassionately: Munish
Uprooted lanes, poor sanitation worries inhabitants amid Covid-19 threat
3/29/2020 10:01:58 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Mar 29: Editor-in-chief, Early Times, Munish Gupta, on Sunday slammed the authorities for its failure to ensure satisfactory sanitation and smooth lanes to the residents of Shahabad locality in Bahu Fort area due to which the locals there are confronting several difficulties in their day to day life. Munish, who would be contesting the forthcoming Assembly elections as an independent candidate from Gandhi Nagar constituency, said “Lack of proper sanitary conditions a...
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Pakistan shelling; Uri residents live under fear
3/29/2020 10:00:41 PM
Ishtiyaq Ahmad Early Times Report Srinagar, Mar 29: Hundreds of people in north Kashmir’s Uri sector fear for their lives these days. Not because of coronavirus but by constant shelling across the border. As there is coronavirus scare, the disease that has gripped the world, claiming over 20,000 people across the world, hundreds of Uri residents in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district are fearing for their safety due to shelling across the Line of Control. On Thursday when world was concerned over the coronavirus, residents of Uri from Hajipeer sector-which is close to LoC- were living with fear. “There was heavy shelling on Thursday. No was able to move out of homes that day. Since th...
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Landslide damages 4 houses, cowshed in Baramulla village
Link roads, Water Supply Schemes of Sub Division Uri affected
3/29/2020 10:00:23 PM
S TAHIR-UL HAQ EARLY TIMES REPORT BARAMULLA, Mar 29: Due to land sliding four houses and a cowshed got damaged on Saturday late evening and with the result it has created panic among the locals of Chandoosa area in this north Kashmir district. Sources said that, there was incessant rain from past few days, and with the result landslide occurred on Saturday evening that damaged four houses and a cowshed in Chandoosa area of Baramulla district. As many as four houses got damaged in which two of them were completely devastated, while as two other houses and a cowshed got partially damaged, sources informed Early Times. Sources identified the owner of the houses of whose buildings got d...
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Shopkeepers fleecing residents of Rajouri during COVID-19 lockdown
Admin constitutes teams to check black marketing
3/29/2020 9:59:48 PM
Ankit Kessar Early Times Report Rajouri, Mar 29: The residents of Rajouri district have reportedly being fleeced by the shopkeepers dealing in essential commodities during COVID-19 lockdown particularly in far flung areas, which has been making their lives difficult due to shortage of resources. Sources told Early Times that the shopkeepers in remote villages have been taking advantages of this lockdown and selling essential commodities on exorbitant rates. “Many consumable items are be...
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Massive landslide rendered hundreds homes less, 40 families shifted to School, Panchayat Ghar
Nature create havoc in Dalwas Ramban
3/29/2020 9:58:51 PM
Malik Muddasir Early Times Report Ramban, Mar 29: After damaging Jammu-Srinagar National Highway, the fresh landslide today create havoc after it struck Dalwas area in Ramban District rendering hundreds of people homeless and damaged about 40 houses including 29 fully while 11 others partially. As per the details available with Early Times, massive landslide damaged 29 houses in a village along Jammu-Srinagar National Highway in Ramban district of Jammu and Kashmir near Chanderkoot. The...
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LOCAL NEWS
Manohar writes to LG, seeks help J&K Citizens Stranded Outside
1500 people served with breakfast, lunch by Vijaypur Police
Stop electric meter, water supply reading for three months: Manhas
Man found hanging on tree
Govt ropes in private hospitals, nursing homes to ramp-up isolation facilities: Atal Dulloo
To mitigate the economic hardship of the migrant workers center passes directions
Jammu Police “We Care for You” Campaign Continues”
DSEJ begins home classes for students, introduces ‘Aao Baat Karein’ helpline
Farooq Abdullah releases Rs 1.5 cr to Srinagar hospitals
MeT predicts fresh spell of rain from March 31 to Apr 2
Courts use SMS service to spread corona awareness
JMC distributes dry ration kits in slums
Evacuate J&K ‘mazdoors’ held UP in other states: Harsh Dev
Ch. Manmohan appeal public to observe lockdown
Sukesh calls for innovative steps to tackle Covid-19
Cooking cost of Mid-Day Meal scheme to reach students through DBT mode
Bring back stuck-up students of J&K from across the country: Manjit Singh
DSEK issues orders for regularization of 155 ReT teachers
Gazetted officers of Horticulture Deptt to donate two-day salary
SPO died, other injured in Kishtwar accident
JKPSA hails DSE Jammu for online classes
Vaishno Devi Shrine Board’ employees contribute one day’s salary to J&K Relief Fund
Kilam offers land for isolation center at disposal of Admin
Corporator Ward No 50 distributes ration among needy
Dy Mayor JMC distributes essential commodities among poor
Muskaan Foundation distributes ration among needy
Police personnel should get better care: Sahni
GS Sports Club extends help to police in providing relief among poor
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