COVID19 Crises Continues: J&K records sharpest single-day spike of 5443 fresh cases with 50 more deaths

COVID19 Crises Continues: J&K records sharpest single-day spike of 5443 fresh cases with 50 more deaths

Jammu and Kashmir on Friday recorded its biggest single-day jump of 5,443 COVID-19 cases that pushed its infection tally to 2,06,954 while 50 more fatalities took the death toll to 2,612, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 1,868 were reported from the Jammu division and 3,575 from the Kashmir division of the union territory, they said. Srinagar district recorded the highest number of fresh cases at 1,071, followed by 639 in Jammu and 568 in Anantnag. There are 44,307 active COVID-19 cases in Jammu and Kashmir, while 1,60,035 patients have…

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India is hiding its COVID Crisis; So the whole world will suffer for it

India is hiding its COVID Crisis; So the whole world will suffer for it

Modi’s government had a choice between saving lives and saving face. It has chosen the latter By – Ankita Rao A few years ago, as Narendra Modi came into power, I worked on an investigative report about India hiding its malaria deaths. In traveling from tribal Odisha to the Indian national health ministry in New Delhi, my colleague and I watched thousands of cases disappear: some malaria deaths, first noted in handwritten local health ledgers, never appeared in central government reports; other malaria deaths were magically transformed into deaths of…

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Ways to maintain positive mental health during the pandemic

By – Dr Siddharth Chowdhury Covid-19 has overwhelmed us in many ways. It has been more than a year and there are no signs which indicate that we can go back to the normal routine. This has resulted in people’s resilience increasingly getting frayed. So, how should we maintain our mental health? Here are few tips which can help you to stay positive as far as you mental health and well-being is concerned: Structure your dayOne of the basic things that Covid-19 has disturbed in the majority of homes is…

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Jammu leading in deaths, Kashmir in infections

Jammu leading in deaths, Kashmir in infections

Over the last few weeks, Jammu division has witnessed more deaths than Kashmir even though the Valley is leading in infections, official data shows.In the first five days of May, the UT has recorded at least 20,500 cases, of which 13,800 (67%) were reported in Kashmir and 6,600(32%) in Jammu.In the same period, J&K lost 228 people to the virus, of which 82 (36%) were in Kashmir and 146 (64%) in Jammu.“In the last fortnight, Covid-related deaths in Jammu have been more than Kashmir. There may be multiple reasons for…

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Observe Jummatul Vida as Youm-Ul-Quds, Youm-E-Kashmir: APHC(M)

Observe Jummatul Vida as Youm-Ul-Quds, Youm-E-Kashmir - APHC(M)

All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Thursday appealed to the people of Jammu and Kashmir living across the divide to observe the Jummatul Vida (Last Friday of Ramadhan-ul-Mubarak, May 7, 2021) as Youm-ul-Quds and Youm-e-Kashmir. In a statement, APHC said that the illegal occupation of Masjid Al Aqsa (the first Qibla of Muslims and the third holiest site in Islam) by Israel continues, as does the urgent need for the resolution of the Kashmir issue as per the wishes and aspirations of its people. “So…

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COVID19 Positive cases increase manifold in J&K; 4926 new infections, 52 Deaths

The Jammu and Kashmir Union territory on Thursday witnessed 52 deaths due to Covid-19 while 4,926 fresh positive cases, highest since pandemic were also reported, taking the number of total active cases in the UT to 41,666. With 52 more deaths the death toll in the UT has reached to 2,562 and the active cases continue to increase and the recovery rate decreases with each passing day. 4,926 fresh positive cases reported on Wednesday pushed the tally of positive cases to 201,511. Of the exact number of 201,511 cases, 123,646…

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Next 15-20 days very critical, people must restrict their movement: Experts

Experts on Wednesday said that the peak of the second wave of Covid-19 is yet to come in Jammu and Kashmir and it is expected to hit the region in coming two to three weeks. Former director SKIMS, Chairman Covid Advisory Committee and renowned Gastroenterologist Dr Mohammed Sultan Khuroo while talking exclusively with news agency, said that peak of second wave of Covid-19 is expected in next three weeks, till then cases of Covid-19 will surge further. He said that the fight against COVID needs to be intensified and it…

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J&K records highest death toll due to COVID19, witnessed 52 fatalities as well 4716 new cases

Jammu and Kashmir reported highest single day spike in covid-19 deaths as 52 persons succumbed to the virus in last 24 hours even as 4716 fresh cases were reported, the second highest one-day count ever since the pandemic started, officials said on Tuesday. They said among the fatalities, 28 were reported from Jammu Division and 24 from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall toll in J&K to 2510. Regarding the 4716 new positive cases, the officials told that 1518 were reported from Jammu Division and 3198 from Kashmir valley, taking the…

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Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai passed away at a Jammu hospital

Chairman Tehreek-e-Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai passed away at a Jammu hospital

Chairman Tehreek e Hurriyat, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai Wednesday passed away at a Jammu hospital a day after he was admitted there, news agency PTI reported. Sehrai, who was booked under PSA in July last year and was lodged in Udhampur jail, was on Tuesday admitted to GMC Jammu after his health deteriorated. As per reports, he was suffering from multiple ailments. News agency PTI while quoting officials, reported this afternoon that Sehrai breathed his last at the hospital. Meanwhile, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) led by Mirwaiaz Umar Farooq Wednesday…

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The last ten nights of Ramadan and Laylatul-Qadr

The last ten nights of Ramadan and Laylatul-Qadr

Haroon Rashid Islam declared certain occasions and places the most sacred and significant. Laylatul-Qadr is one such occasion that is considered as the Holiest Night in the Islamic Calendar. This particular night is also known as the night of power or the night of decree. This night occurs during the final ten days of Ramadan, and although the exact date is unclear, it is generally assumed to be the 27th day of the Holy month. This is a night of great remembrance and worship to Allah (SWT) and ranks higher…

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