Kashmir newspaper distributors suspend work from April 1

SRINAGAR, Mar 31 (Agencies): Newspaper distributors of Kashmir decided on Tuesday to suspend distribution from April 1 asking newspaper hawkers to stay home. These distributors have said that except for three local newspapers, ”Aftab”, ”Srinagar Times”, and ”Greater Kashmir”, all other newspapers of the Valley are distributed by them. A statement issued by main local […]

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Markaz Nizamuddin offers premises to set up quarantine facility, denies violating law

New Delhi, Mar 31 (Agencies): Markaz Nizamuddin, the place where a religious congregation left several people affected with coronavirus, on Tuesday said it has not violated any provision of the law and offered its premises for setting up a quarantine facility. Markaz Nizamuddin, which is the international headquarters of Tabilghi Jamaat for close to 100 […]

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Coronavirus: Ladakh MP seeks special flight to Leh from Delhi, Chandigarh for stranded patients

LADAKH, Mar 31 (Agencies): Ladakh MP Jamyang Tsering Namgyal has written to Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri seeking a special flight to Leh from Delhi and Chandigarh, where many patients of his constituency are stranded. He said many people from Ladakh are undergoing treatment at various reputed hospitals like AIIMS, Delhi and PGI, […]

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Srinagar-Jammu national highway remains closed for 5th day

SRINAGAR, Mar 31 (Agencies): The 270-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway, connecting Kashmir with rest of the country, remained closed for the fifth successive day on Tuesday even as hundreds of valley-bound trucks, carrying essential commodities, were stranded due to multiple landslides. “The 270-km-long highway, which connects Kashmir valley with rest of the country, remained closed for […]

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Anxiety, depression on rise in Jammu: Expert

JAMMU, Mar 31 (Agencies): Psychological disorders like sense of insecurity, reactive depression, anxiety attacks and sleeplessness have suddenly increased among people due to pandemic coronavirus in Jammu. Even as the authorities claim to have made stringent arrangements to fight coronavirus, many people amid countrywide lockdown in Jammu have suddenly developed “reactive depression” and other psychological […]

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