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Breaking News :   J&K paying heavily for 'casual approach' of authorities at Srinagar Airport | 11 more including doctor test positive for Coronavirus in JK | In 16 days, GMC Anantnag collects 12 samples, faces shortage of safety gears | Rumours on social media create panic among masses | COVID19: District Admin restricts movement in Jammu parts | Outspoken nurse of JLNM Hospital Rainawari faces punitive action | Govt constitutes coordination teams to ensure movement of essential goods, services | In violation of JK Govt orders, SKIMS Soura runs covid facility! | No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Govt | Hours after assuming charge, KAS officer demolishes illegal structure | Doda administration fails to follow procedures for quarantine units | PM Modi appreciates Omar's call for social distancing following his uncle's death | Rekha distributes ration among needy families in Jammu | Police distribute food items among poor, needy | BJP Councillor Sahil Gupta Sanitizes Ward No 7 | Shiv Shankar Committee Vijaypur distributes ration to needy people | Ban on Inter-state, inter-district movement a necessary requirement: Brig Gupta | Causes and effects of viral and bacterial infections | SARS and COVID 19 are dizygotic twins; post traumatic safety behaviors; what we know and don't | Corona Virus - Invisible trap | Anyone can fall prey to COVID-19 | Corona: Young entrepreneur from Jammu awaits govt response on sale of stitched cotton masks | Army hit roads in Kishtwar to make people aware about COVID-19 | Commissioner JMC appeals people to provide food, ration to labourers | No Shobha Yatra on Ramnavami: Dharmarth Trust | Reasi admn promotes hygiene, precautions among traders | Frontline workers combating Covid real heroes of nation; salute them: Rana | People turn up on its own to keep surroundings neat & clean | Fresh spell of rain likely in J&K from Mar 31 | ISM Reasi designates medical officers for telephonic consultation | Vaishno Devi pilgrims stranded in Jammu | Vaishno Devi pilgrims stranded in Jammu | COVID-19: Ladakh MP Namgyal releases Rs 1 cr from MPLADS fund, donates one month's salary | Jammu-Srinagar NH remains shut for fourth day | Burglars strike COVID-19 patient’s house in Hajin Bandipora | Covid-19: Govt notifies helpline for JK’s stranded migrant labourers | Animal Husbandry Deptt appeals public for providing food, water to stray animals | Punish violators who can spread COVID-19: HC to Govt | Distt Admin Poonch fails to mitigate grievances of residents during COVID-19 pandemic | CS directs officials to intensify efforts to contain spread of Covid-19 | TADA Court grants 15-day judicial remand of accused in connection with Pulwama attack | Kishtwar Administration issued passes to 13 vehicles for smooth supply of essential commodities | Distribution of foodgrains moves to another sixteen sub-zones of Srinagar from today | Covid-19: Govt sanctions Rs 17.65 Cr for registered construction workers | Covid-19 Extend date for depositing school fee to Apr 30: Govt to private schools | Covid-19: Govt sanctions Rs 17.65 Cr for registered construction workers | Govt issues orders under J&K Reorganization Act, 2019 | Work 24x7 to transform areas lacking basic amenities: Munish urges admin | COVID 19: People make open violation of social distancing at Samba | COVID-19: Prioritize treatment of patients; distribute masks, PPEs to staff: Lt Governor | Police distribute food items among poor, needy | Shani Dev Seva Samiti distributes masks, sanitizers to security personnel | Art of Living distributes relief among 2500 families | GMHS School donates Rs 1 lakh to PM Cares Fund | MAI waive off two months fee of students | AAP urges admin to help stranded students, laborers | Initiative of DSE Jammu for online classes hailed | Restore 4G internet services: AJKYF | FOIJ resents pick & choose policy by DIO | Health employees decide to donate one day salary | Fight against Covid-19 a challenge, govt needs to do more: Kapil Singh | SCCU urges people to stay at home | Plus 2 PSC Lecturers Association hails decision of deduction of 2 days salary | Back Issues  
 
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J&K paying heavily for 'casual approach' of authorities at Srinagar Airport
Influential managed to skip screening, got away easily'
3/30/2020 11:16:01 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 30: Casual approach allegedly adopted by the authorities at Srinagar Airport is proving costly for the people of Union Territory (UT) of J&K as number of Coronavirus positive cases is increasing with every passing day. On Monday, seven new cases-four from Kashmir and three from Jammu, tested positive, taking the total number of cases in the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir to 45. As reports suggested, most of the positive cases have history of contact with previous positive cases which is a clear indication that non serious approach adopted by the authorities at Srinagar Airport is now proving disastrous for the people of J&K. "Four more cases detected
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11 more including doctor test positive for Coronavirus in JK
Active cases swell up to 45, quarantining of three localities in Jammu
3/30/2020 11:15:50 PM
jehangir rashid Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 30: As 11 more persons, including a doctor tested positive for the Novel Corona Virus in Jammu & Kashmir today the number of persons affected by the virus has gone up to 49. As two persons have died and two have recovered the number of active cases in the union territory are 45. Sources said that a doctor posted at the microbiology lab of Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH) Jammu tested positive for COVID-19. In addition to the doctor nine persons tested positive for the virus today. "A doctor, working in the microbiology lab of GMCH in Jammu tested positive on Monday. He has been quarantined while samples of other staff at
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In 16 days, GMC Anantnag collects 12 samples, faces shortage of safety gears
3/30/2020 11:15:40 PM
SAAHIL SUHAIL Early Times Report ANANTNAG, Mar 30: The slow pace of testing can be gauged from the fact the Government Medical College Anantnag has collected just twelve samples in last sixteen days, however the authorities defend slow pace saying the persons under hospital and administrative quarantine are asymptotic. The Associated Hospital of Government Medical College Anantnag also faces shortage of safety gears including Personnel Protection Equipment and N95 masks. According to the documents, available with Early Times, Flu Clinic at Government Medical College Anantnag started collecting samples from 3rd of March and has so far collected only twelve samples. Fortunately, sa
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Rumours on social media create panic among masses
3/30/2020 11:15:32 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 30: Though the Government had warned serious action against rumour mongers who pass on false information about COVID-19, no action has been taken against social media groups passing on such information among masses through their network. Sources said panic gripped in some parts of Jammu two days back after some people floated false news that two positive COVID-19 cases were reported from Jagti township. Though this report had no base yet some social media groups carried it without verifying its authenticity and base and soon the news spread people especially those whose relatives live in township became panicky. Sources said the couple had come from abroa
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COVID19: District Admin restricts movement in Jammu parts
3/30/2020 11:15:23 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 30: In view of rising threat of Coronavirus pandemic and to prevent its further spread, District Administration has restricted movement of individuals in parts of Jammu City. As per order issued here by District Magistrate Jammu Sushma Chauhan, no movement of any individual for any reason whatsoever shall be permitted into and out of Bhatindi and Sunjawan areas, falling under Police Station Trikuta Nagar and Gujjar Nagar area falling under Police Station Peer Mit
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Outspoken nurse of JLNM Hospital Rainawari faces punitive action
Gets terminated for speaking truth, exposing lacunae at COVID-19 Hospital
3/30/2020 11:15:01 PM
JEHANGIR RASHID Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 30: A nurse appointed under the National Health Mission (NHM) and posted at Jawahar Lal Nehru Memorial (JLNM) hospital at Rainawari has been unceremoniously shown the exit after she complained of poor facilities at the hospital that has been designated as COVID-19 hospital. Medical Superintendent JLNM Hospital on March 29 issued an order seeking termination of the contract of Ishrat Majeed, staff nurse (NHM). The recommendation of the Medical Superintendent has been sent to the Director Health Services Kashmir and the termination of the contract of the staff nurse is subject to the approval of the Director. Sources within the JLNM H
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Govt constitutes coordination teams to ensure movement of essential goods, services
3/30/2020 11:12:52 PM
Early Times Report jammu, Mar 30: The government today constituted various coordination teams to ensure movement of essential goods and services besides to address difficulties arising out of prohibitory measures announced to tackle the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. According to the order issued by GAD, Financial Commissioner Health and Medical Education, Atal Dulloo shall be the overall In-charge of UT coordination--Covid-19 response effort while as Mission Director National Health Mission, Bhupinder Kumar shall be In-charge Apex Health Control Room. Commissioner Secretary PHE and I&FC, Ajeet Kumar Sahu and Project Director Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan, Arun Kumar Manhas shall l
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In violation of JK Govt orders, SKIMS Soura runs covid facility!
Doctors, paramedics to approach PMO, Raj Bhawan
3/30/2020 11:12:44 PM
Early Times Report SRINAGAR, Mar 30: In brazen violation of norms, the SK Institute of Medical Sciences Soura is operating as a Covid hospital though the Jammu and Kashmir government has not kept it in the list of such hospitals to offer treatment against coronavirus. Officials said the SKIMS Soura is not only running Covid hospital but that the hospital authorities have issued formal orders in this regard defying the instructions of Union Health Ministry and the Jammu and Kashmir governments in this regard. Official documents as accessed by the Early Times show that the Medical Superintendent has issued formal orders in this regard. "In continuation to preparations for COVID-I9 the wa
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No plan to extend 21-day lockdown: Govt
3/30/2020 11:12:30 PM
agencies new delhi, Mar 30: The Government on Monday said that there was no immediate plan to extend the 21-day lockdown amid fears that shutdown of businesses across the country to counter the spread of coronavirus may trigger severe economic and social distress. The clarification by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba came after hundreds of thousands of migrant labourers undertook long journeys from major urban centres on foot to their homes in the last five days, reflecting their struggle for survival due to job losses following the lockdown. The central government has already directed states to make arrangements for shelter and food for the migrant workers. In a tweet, the government's
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Hours after assuming charge, KAS officer demolishes illegal structure
3/30/2020 11:12:17 PM
SAAHIL SUHAIL Early Times Report ANANTNAG, Mar 30: Hours after assuming charge as Chief Executive Officer Pahalgam Development Authority (PDA), Mushtaq Ahmad Simnani, KAS, kick started demolition drive against illegally raised structures. As per the reports, demolition squad led by Chief Executive Officer PDA, Thursday demolished illegally raised structure at Langanbal Pahalgam. Structure was raised in violation of High Court directions that has imposed a blanket ban over any sort of cons
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Doda administration fails to follow procedures for quarantine units
One bathroom for over 70 people, kept like herd of sheep
3/30/2020 11:11:50 PM
ASIF IQBAL NAIK Early Times Report JAMMU, Mar 30: In an unprecedented situation that has arisen due to COVID-19, several initiatives were taken by the Union Government as well as the Government of J&K Union Territory while they also issued many guidelines to deal with the existing situation, however, the Doda district administration has made a complete mess of all the instructions and procedures passed on so far. The district Doda administration's follies could be gauged from the fact that as many as 70 people who have been kept in isolation at Town Hall Doda are seemingly on a picnic and not under isolation. As per the details available with Early Times, Doda administration has estab
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PM Modi appreciates Omar's call for social distancing following his uncle's death
3/30/2020 11:11:36 PM
agencies new delhi, Mar 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday condoled the death of Omar Abdullah's uncle and appreciated the National Conference leader's call to supporters to a avoid large gathering and pray from home for the departed soul. "Condolences to you and the entire family, @OmarAbdullah. May his soul rest in peace," Modi tweeted. He said in this hour of grief, Omar's call to avoid any large gathering "is appreciable and will strengthen India's fight against COVID-19". On Sunday night, the NC leader had tweeted that his uncle Mohd Ali Mattoo passed away after a brief illness. "At this difficult time the family appeals to everyone to respect the guidelines to not gathe
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Army hit roads in Kishtwar to make people aware about COVID-19
3/30/2020 10:51:55 PM
Asif Iqbal Naik Early Times Report Jammu, Mar 30: As nation wide lockdown enter 5th day today, the army in Kishtwar District to hit the road and make the people aware about the impact of COVID 19 commonly known as Coronavirus. As per the details available with Early Times, the troops of 26 RR under the control of 9 Sector RR Kishtwar today visited many areas of Kishtwar town and its peripheral areas making pre-recorded announcements on vehicles fitted with loudspeakers inform about this
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Burglars strike COVID-19 patient’s house in Hajin Bandipora
Final notice issued in Bandipora, Baramulla to people hiding travel history
3/30/2020 10:49:28 PM
S TAHIR-UL HAQ Early Times Report BARAMULLA, Mar 30: At a time when India is fighting with Covid-19, the burglars struck at a house in Hajin Bandipora and decamped with cash and other valuables. According to reports, the burglars struck at a house last night at Saderkoot Bala area in Hajin Bandipora and decamped with cash worth Rs 3 lakhs besides other valuables. The house was abandoned as all members were put in quarantine and concertina wire had been placed around the house to prevent the entry of people in a bid to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus. “The burglary came to light after some people noticed broken pieces of suitcases in the nearby open field and observed broken wi
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Distt Admin Poonch fails to mitigate grievances of residents during COVID-19 pandemic
People facing shortage of grocery items, cattle fodder
3/30/2020 10:47:45 PM
Rajesh Tandon Early Times Report Poonch, Mar 30: The District Administration Poonch has virtually failed to mitigate the grievances of the local residents during COVID 19 pandemic due to its lacklustre arrangements, which are not reaching to the people living in far flung areas of the district. The people have been facing huge shortage of grocery items due to shutting down of the most the grocery shops. “Not only the grocery shops, even the shops of cattle fodder are not being allowed to open by the police and administration due to which we are not able to provide fodder to the our cattle and resulting they are facing severe starvation and there is no help from the administration s
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Work 24x7 to transform areas lacking basic amenities: Munish urges admin
Civic neglect makes residents to suffer in Ajit Nagar area
3/30/2020 9:56:56 PM
EARLY TIMES REPORT JAMMU, Mar 30: Editor in Chief, Early Times, Munish Gupta, on Monday asked the administration to look beyond the conventional planning and execution of developmental works necessitated from time to time in providing basic amenities to the people of Jammu city as there is hardly any improvement at ground level during more than past 70 years. “Real development means a visible change in the ambiance of an urban area and it becomes more important when it is concerning to a ca
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COVID 19: People make open violation of social distancing at Samba
Police become mute spectator
3/30/2020 9:56:14 PM
Gurdas Kumar Early Times Report Vijaypur, Mar 30: At a time when cases of COVID-19 have been increasing with each passing day in Jammu and Kashmir, the people continue to make violation of social distancing at Samba district in presence of police. As per reports, the people were purchasing medicines from a medical shop without following the instructions of maintaining proper distance while making any purchase in the market which is pose the real threat of having been infected from the Co
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