Crescent Kashmir

Total Covid recoveries nearly 50 times active cases in country: Health Ministry

Total Covid recoveries nearly 50 times active cases in country: Health Ministry

India’s total Covid recoveries have surpassed the active caseload by more than one crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday, terming it as a landmark achievement. The total number of recoveries has touched 1,02,11,342, while the active cases in the country stand at 2,08,012. “The gap between the two has progressively grown to touch […]

 Crescent Kashmir

29-year-old army officer dies “mysteriously” in north Kashmir

29-year-old army officer dies “mysteriously” in north Kashmir

Srinagar: The body of an army Major was found under mysterious circumstances in Teetwal sector of north-Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Monday afternoon, official sources said. They said that body of a 29-year-old army officer posted with 6 JAK Rifles as Company Commander was found dead while on duty at Jogi Post in the frontier sector. […]

 Crescent Kashmir

Lawaypora encounter: Slain trio were involved in militancy, will convince families with concrete evidence in 10 days: IGP

Lawaypora encounter: Slain trio were involved in militancy, will convince families with concrete evidence in 10 days: IGP

Srinagar: Inspector General of Police (IGP) Kashmir range, Vijay Kumar Monday said that the three youth killed in Lawaypora gunfight were militants and police will soon convince the parents of slain trio with “concrete evidence.” He said that the bodies of slain militants aren’t being handed over to families in view of the Covid-19 pandemic […]

 Crescent Kashmir

Two minor children of Bakerwal family die of severe cold in Kulgam

Two minor children of Bakerwal family die of severe cold in Kulgam

Family was putting up in a tent under open sky; Family was offered shelter, but they refused, says Tehsildar Kulgam, Jan 18: Two minor children of a Bakerwal family from Reasi died of severe cold in Brinal Lammar area of Devsar in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district, officials said here. An official told the news agency—Kashmir […]

 Crescent Kashmir

Freeze Continues, Minus 6.4°C In Srinagar

Freeze Continues, Minus 6.4°C In Srinagar

Srinagar: Intense cold wave conditions continued in Kashmir even as the minimum temperatures increased marginally across the Valley, the weatherman said on Monday. A meteorological department official told GNS Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir, recorded a low of minus 6.4°C against minus 7.7 °C on the previous night. At minus 8.4°C, Srinagar […]

 Crescent Kashmir

2 persons missing, another injured as truck falls in Nallah in Ramban

2 persons missing, another injured as truck falls in Nallah in Ramban

Two persons are missing while another was rescued in injured condition after a canter truck they were travelling in fell into a nallah near Ramsoo along the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Monday morning. Official sources told that the truck (HR38-1633) skidded off the road and fell down at Sher Bibi area of Banihal in Ramban district. […]

 Crescent Kashmir

126 new COVID-19 cases in J&K

126 new COVID-19 cases in J&K

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday reported 126 fresh COVID-19 cases taking the overall tally to 123343. Among the cases reported today, 65 were reported in Kashmir while Jammu division reported 61 infections.

 Crescent Kashmir

Fire brokes out in Kani Mazar area of Nawa Kadal

Fire brokes out in Kani Mazar area of Nawa Kadal

Srinagar, Jan 17: After two houses suffered damage in a fire incident, a massive blaze broke out for the second time in a day on Sunday afternoon in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar The fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames, locals said. According to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), […]

 Crescent Kashmir

Will it click?

Will it click?

Recently the central government on the recommendation of UT administration of Jammu and Kashmir has framed a new industrial policy and formally announced it. According to the new industrial policy, the central government is trying its best to rope-in big industrial tycoons to invest in Jammu and Kashmir so that there is a real industrial […]

 Crescent Kashmir

Fire breaks out in Nawa Kadal

Fire breaks out in Nawa Kadal

Srinagar: A massive blaze broke out on Sunday in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar. Fire tenders have rushed to the spot to douse the flames. Locals said that fire broke out in a residential house at Malbab Sahab area of Nawa Kadal,  which engulfed two other residential houses as well. They said the fire tenders […]

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