In its efforts to help the people during lockdown, the Indian Army said on Friday that it has distributed rations among daily wagers, migrant workers and the needy in Kashmir.
Before being admitted in the hospital, he had come into contact with some local doctors, nurses and paramedics in addition to attending a couple of religious congregations in Sopore town of Kashmiri's Baramulla district.
Two out of three COVID-19 patients in Jammu have recovered completely,Sushma Chauhan, district magistrate said. 'Both of them have tested negative,' Sushma Chauhan said.
Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Shahid Choudhary, quoting the Director of the Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, tweeted: 'Srinagar's first COVID-19 positive case successfully treated: Director SKIMS. Let's #BreakTheChain'.
Giving details about the shutdown Srinagar DC Shahid Choudhary tweeted: 'There will be complete shutdown of establishments in District #Srinagar w.e.f 8 PM 22nd March to 6 PM 31st March. Essential Services exempted.'
Divisional Commissioner (Kashmir) Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday chaired a meeting here to review the preparation of the nomination dossier for listing Mughal Gardens on UNESCO sites.
In the mega national event, 830 players from across India will participate in 30 events which include snow skiing, snow boarding, cross-country, snow show, snow cycling and other snow-based events.
Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists have been killed in a joint operation by Jammu and Kashmir Police, Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) & Army at Sangam Bijbehara in south Kashmir on Saturday.
A joint team of police and Army conducted cordon and search operation (CASO) after which an encounter broke out with the terrorists. Three weapons and ammunition were recovered from encounter site.
This the third group of foreign diplomats visiting Jammu and Kashmir after the revocation of Article 370. On January 9, a delegation of 17 foreign envoys including US ambassador Kenneth Juster visited the union territory.
This is the second encounter in the last one week. On January 31, three Pak militants were killed in an encounter at Nagrota, on the outskirts of Jammu after a police team was randomly checking a vehicle near a toll post.
Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and three civilians sustained minor injuries after terrorists lobbed grenade upon the paramilitary force near the busy Mecca market in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar on Sunday afternoon.
Singh was posted with the anti-hijacking wing of J&K police in Srinagar, and was part of the security staff that received a group of foreign ambassadors who visited Kashmir last month including the ambassador of the US.
The incident took place at around 5.45 a.m., when a police team was randomly checking vehicles near the Nagrota toll post on the Jammu-Srinagar national highway and intercepted a Srinagar-bound truck.
Four overground workers of Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) were apprehended by a joint team of the police and the army at Hajin area of Bandipore district in north Kashmir, the police said on Saturday.
Speaking at the full dress rehearsal for Republic Day parade at Sher-e-Kashmir cricket stadium in Srinagar, he said that security has been beefed up and additional arrangements have been made.
Sources said a joint module of Jaish-e-Mohammed and Hizbul Mujahideen militants have been tasked by their handlers in Pakistan to carry out dastardly attacks in the run up to the republic day.
The Jammu and Kashmir police have busted a terror module in Srinagar with the arrest of five men who were planning to carry out a terror attack, DIG (central Kashmir) D.S. Virdi said at a press conference in Srinagar on Thursday.
A Border Security Force (BSF) constable was killed after an avalanche hit the force's deployment on the Line of Control (LoC) in Naugam sector on Monday evening, the paramilitary force said on Tuesday.
Addressing a press conference on Sunday, Inspector General of Police Vijay Kumar said: 'We consider DSP Devender Singh's involvement as a heinous crime and he will be dealt in the same manner as other arrested militants.'
The J&K Police on Saturday detained a senior police officer after two Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) militants and five grenades were recovered from the vehicle he was travelling in, top sources said.
Foreign diplomats visiting the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir were on Friday reminded of the impact of Islamic terrorism by poster-bearing Kashmiri Pandit refugees on the outskirts of Jammu.
At least two civilians sustained minor injuries after a grenade was lobbed at a CRPF deployment at Habak in Srinagar on Wednesday. The grenade missed the target and exploded nearby causing injuries to civilians.
Naik Sawant Sandip Raghunath, aged 29, belonged to Village Munde, Tehsil Karhad, District Satara, Maharashtra and is survived by his wife, Smita Sawant, the Indian Army said.