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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Govt extends lock-down in four J&K districts till May 10

Govt extends lock-down in four J&K districts till May 10

The government on Tuesday evening announced extension in Corona Curfew in four districts of Jammu and Kashmir till May 10, 2021. Directorate of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) in a tweet informed extension in Corona Curfew in four districts of J&K including Srinagar, Jammu, Baramulla and Budgam. As per the tweet, the government has announced that Corona Curfew will also be imposed in Samba district from tomorrow (Wednesday) evening till May 10 (Monday). The decision has been taken in wake of the spike in the COVID-19 cases across J&K. “In…

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Facebook blocked hashtag calling for Narendra Modi to resign over pandemic

Users based in India noted on Twitter that the #ResignModi hashtag had been blocked from view on Facebook A hashtag calling for the resignation of the Indian prime minister, Narendra Modi, was briefly blocked on Facebook on Wednesday, hiding more than 12,000 posts critical of the Indian government as the coronavirus pandemic spirals out of control in the country. Facebook users based in India noted on Twitter that the hashtag #ResignModi had been blocked from view on Facebook. Users searching the hashtag were given a message that said such posts…

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Vehicle Re-Registration Row: High Court quashes govt order about re-registration of outside vehicles

The Jammu and Kashmir High Court today quashed the circular which was issued by the administration for the re-registration of the vehicles brought from outside states and operated in the union territory.Advocate Zahoor Ahmad Bhat, who had filed the petition in the high court told news agency Kashmir Post that the Division Bench of Justice Ali Muhammad Magray and Vince Chatterji Koul quashed the order.”Now as per the quashement of the order issued by RTO by the Hon’ble High Court, car owners with outside registration number can drive the vehicles…

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Corona Curfew; Govt announces complete lockdown across J&K from tonight till Apr 26 morning

In wake of the spike in the COVID-9 cases, the Jammu and Kashmir government on Saturday ordered imposition of Corona curfew across the Union Territory from 08 PM tonight till April 26 morning. The announcement was made by the office of the Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha through its official twitter handle. It said that only essential and emergency services to be allowed while all the market and commercial institutions shall remain closed during the period. “Complete corona curfew to be observed in the Union Territory from 8PM, 24th April (Saturday)…

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Night curfew extended to all districts of J&K, markets within municipal limits to open on an alternate basis with 50% capacity: LG Twitter handle

The Jammu and Kashmir government on Tuesday extended the night curfew, which was in place in eight districts to contain the spread of Covid-19, to all Municipal and urban local body limits of all districts of the UT. According to the news agency the office of LG Jammu and Kashmir on its official Twitter handle said that the Corona Curfew at night shall be extended to all Municipal / urban local body limits of all 20 districts of #JammuAndKashmir. “It was already in force in eight districts earlier, from 10…

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Covid situation alarming, the decision on lockdown after consulting stakeholders: M Ajaz Assad

Deputy Commissioner (DC) Srinagar, Mohammad Ajaz Assad Monday claimed that the situation has taken an ‘alarming’ turn in Srinagar following steep rise in COVID-19 positive cases. DC Srinagar said though the government has not taken any decision on lockdown in the city so far, however final call in this regard will be taken after consulting all stakeholders. Replying to a query that people too want lockdown to be imposed following spike in COVID-19 cases in the district, DC said not everyone but a few voices support lockdown, whose opinion will…

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For People-Friendly looks, Army turns flags ‘Red’ to ‘Blue’

 In an effort to make the Indian Army cantonments and military convoys more population friendly, the Indian Army has now changed the red flags on its convoys to blue colour. Speaking to ANI, Lieutenant Colonel Q Khan said, “the flags on the military convoys moving with troops from different locations in and out of the Kashmir valley have been changed to blue from red while the walls on the cantonments are proposed to have the pictures of young achievers from Kashmir.” The officer further said that the troops carrying lathis…

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1086 fresh covid cases, 05 deaths reported from across J&K, People advised avoiding needless visits to hospitals

Jammu and Kashmir recorded 1,086 fresh Covid-19 cases on Wednesday, including 248 travellers, taking the infection count to 1,41,736, while five deaths in the past 24 hours raised the toll to 2,042, officials said. Of the fresh cases, 402 were from the Jammu division and 684 from Kashmir, they said. The officials said Srinagar district recorded a maximum of 388 novel coronavirus cases, including 69 travellers, followed by 199 in Jammu district and 107 in Baramulla district. The number of active cases has now reached 9,390 in the union territory,…

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808 Covid-19 Cases with 4 fatalities reported from across J&K

For the third day in running, Jammu & Kashmir reported 808 new covid-19 cases while four more people died due to the virus in the last 24 hours, officials said on Friday.Among the fresh cases, 283 were reported from Jammu Division and 525 from Kashmir Valley, taking the total count to 136470. Providing district wise details, the officials told that Srinagar reported 299 cases, Baramulla 104, Budgam 36, Pulwama 5, Kupwara 22, Anantnag 23, Bandipora 11, Ganderbal 7, Kulgam 10, Shopian 8, Jammu 164, Udhampur 28, Rajouri 9, Doda 9,…

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