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73 Kashmiri residents stuck in Thailand demand evacuation

73 Kashmiri residents stuck in Thailand demand evacuation

Srinagar, May 30 (KNS): Seventy three Kashmiri residents stranded in Thailand due to Covid-19 lockdown have appealed authorities to evacuate them at an earliest. They said that they have been stuck in Bnagkok and other places of Thailand from last three months and since then they have been requesting authorities to evacuate them, but so […]

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SKIMS Bemina Crosses 200 recovery mark

SKIMS Bemina Crosses 200 recovery mark

Srinagar, May 30 (KNS): Fourteen (14) more COVID-19 patients admitted in SKIMS Hospital Bemina for treatment after testing positive more than two weeks back at various referral centres were discharged today the 30th of May, 2020 after successful completion of treatment. They include Nine (09) from District Budgam, Two (02) from Bandipora, Two (02) from […]

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Lockdown extended till June 30; malls to open, no to cinema halls, metro trains

Lockdown extended till June 30; malls to open, no to cinema halls, metro trains

The Centre on Saturday extended the lockdown in containment zones till June 30 and said all economic activities can restart in a phased manner outside those zones. The fourth phase of the nationwide lockdown, necessitated by the coronavirus outbreak, was scheduled to end tomorrow. The order said there will be strict enforcement of lockdown in containment zones. New […]

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Lockdown in containment zones extended till June 30, says MHA

Lockdown in containment zones extended till June 30, says MHA

 A day before the fourth phase of nationwide lockdown ends, Ministry of Home Affairs Saturday said it will be in place in containment zones till June 30. With more than 8,000 fresh cases reported in 24 hours, India’s tally rose to 1,73,763.  The death toll stood at 4,971. Releasing guidelines for Lockdown 5.0, the ministry […]

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BSF man hangs self to death in Jammu and Kashmir

BSF man hangs self to death in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: A Border Security Force trooper allegedly killed himself inside his camp in Jammu. The deceased has been identified as constable Rajeev Lohan, a resident of Sivasagar district of Assam, was found hanging in the bathroom of his residence at Paloura camp on Friday, a police official said. He said a preliminary investigation suggested the […]

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T20 World Cup at ‘high risk’ of being postponed

T20 World Cup at ‘high risk’ of being postponed

MELBOURNE: Cricket Australia (CA) is bracing for the very high risk of the men’s Twenty20 World Cup being postponed and the resulting financial hit during the coronavirus pandemic. Australia is scheduled to host the tournament in October and November but with global travel restrictions in place it’s very doubtful the event will go ahead. And […]

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He could be the answer to next MS Dhoni: Robin Uthappa’s praise for youngster

He could be the answer to next MS Dhoni: Robin Uthappa’s praise for youngster

Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni always remains in discussion among cricket fans, experts and pundits, irrespective of whether he is playing or not. The India wicketkeeper has been away from cricket since the culmination of India’s World Cup campaign last year following a defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal. And yet, everyone continues […]

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DGCA says locusts are a threat to aircraft, issues guidelines for safe flight

DGCA says locusts are a threat to aircraft, issues guidelines for safe flight

Recognising the highest ever locust activity in the last 20 years, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular Friday “strongly advising” flights to avoid flying through any known locust swarms. According to the circular, flying through a swarm can cause problems for aircraft at the time of landing and takeoff with all […]

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Petrol, diesel to get costlier in J&K from June 1

Petrol, diesel to get costlier in J&K from June 1

JAMMU: Government today increased the rate of tax on sale of petrol and diesel in J&K by Rs. 2 per litre and Rs 1 per litre respectively. The new rates will be effective from Ist June 2020. The tax increase on petrol and diesel in J&K follows a similar move by the neighbouring states of […]

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Twin earthquakes in Haryana in one hour, tremors felt in Delhi

Twin earthquakes in Haryana in one hour, tremors felt in Delhi

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake occurred in Haryana’s Rohtak district on Friday that was felt in neighbouring Delhi and adjoining districts of the national capital region. According to the National Center for Seismology, the first quake of medium intensity one of 4.5 magnitude, hit the Haryana city at 9.08 pm at a depth of 5 km. […]

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