Admin allows partial relaxation across J&K; What’s open, What’s closed

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday allowed partial relaxation in some public activities. Meanwhile, the lockdown has been extended till June 15 in view of the coronavirus situation. The fresh guidelines have been issued under section 24 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005.  KEY POINTS All universities, colleges, and technical/skill development institutions in J&K shall remain closed for imparting on-campus/in-person education to the students till June 15. All schools and coaching centres will remain closed till June 15. All cinemas, multiplexes, clubs, gyms,spas, massage centres and paid parks shall…

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Talks with India if J&K’s pre-August 2019 status restored: Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that Pakistan would hold talks with India if New Delhi restores the pre-August 5, 2019 status of Jammu and Kashmir. India abrogated the special status of Jammu and Kashmir under Article 370 on August 5, 2019 and bifurcated it into two Union territories. “If Pakistan revives its relations with India (without the latter restoring the status of Kashmir), it will be similar to turning our back on the Kashmiris,” Khan said during a live questions and answers session with the people. Khan said…

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