COVID-19 springs surprise for Kupwara as 43 test positive in single day

  District witnesses highest spike since pandemic outbreak Kupwara, May 28 : Kupwara district in northern belt of Kashmir Thursday was taken by a surprise as the district recorked highest ever spike of 43 cases in a single day, highest ever since pandemic outbreak, taking the total tally of cases to 237. Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that the fresh 43 cases are travellers, who in recent days arrived from various parts of country and abroad. They said with fresh 43 positive cases, the total number of travellers…

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Militant driving 45 kg explosive-laden car flees after jumping two check points in Pulwama

  IGP Kashmir says major tragedy averted, aim was to target security forces, Plot hatched by Hizb, Jaish together, Security Officials say case likely to be handed over to NIA to probe entire plot Srinagar, May 28: Security Forces on Wednesday thwarted last year’s Pulwama type fidayeen attack by recovering a 45-kilogram explosive laden car left behind by a possible suicide bomber at Ayegund area of Rajpora in Southern district of Pulwama. The car was later destroyed along with the explosives comprising ammonium nitrate and huge quantity of RDX. In…

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CMO allegedly stopped by police for half-an-hour in Bandipora

  Officials say matter was solved amicably on the spot Srinagar, May 26 : Chief Medical Officer Bandipora was stopped by Bandipora Police on Tuesday while he was on way to inspect a quarantine centre and sample collection centre in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district.   Eye witnesses said that the official vehicle of Chief Medical Officer Bandipora Dr Tajamul Hussain was stopped near new District Hospital Bandipora complex and was not allegedly allowed to proceed near the Naka laid by Bandipora Police which is preventing people from going to the main…

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DAK calls for black band protest against harassment of doctors

Srinagar, May 25 : Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday announced black band protest across Jammu and Kashmir following back to back episodes in which doctors were manhandled, harassed and not allowed to reach their duties amid COVID-19 outbreak. On Tuesday, Chief Medical Officer, Bandipora Dr Tajamul Hussain was stopped by police while he was on way to inspect a quarantine centre and sample collection centre in Bnadipora. Dr Suhial Naik said in a statement that in the past 48 hours, three doctors who were on their duty were harassed…

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