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COVID-19 vaccination: 2nd phase to begin from Monday, says Union Minister

COVID-19 vaccination: 2nd phase to begin from Monday, says Union Minister

  ‘Sexagenarians, people above 45 years with comorbidities to be vaccinated’ Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 24 (KNO): The second phase of COVID-19 vaccination across India will commence from March 01 (Monday) in which sexagenarians and those with age of 45 years having comorbidities will be vaccinated, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said. According to the news […]

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No death reported in 24 hours due to COVID, 74 test positive in J&K

No death reported in 24 hours due to COVID, 74 test positive in J&K

  Tally soars to 1,26,093; Active cases 771 in UT, recovery rate around 98% Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 24 (KNO): Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday reported 74 fresh cases of COVID-19, taking the tally of cases in the Union Territory up to 1,26,093 while no death was reported due to the virus in the last […]

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19% Hike In Fare Still Lesser Than Our Neighbouring States: LG

19% Hike In Fare Still Lesser Than Our Neighbouring States: LG

Srinagar, Feb 24: Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha, on Wednesday said even with 19 percent hike, transport fare in J&K still remains lesser than our neighbouring states. “Keeping in mind the interest of both the Transporters as well as the people of J&K, issues of Transporters have been resolved amicably. As a result, Transporters have decided to […]

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“Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir”: Lt Governor to tourists

“Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir”: Lt Governor to tourists

Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Tuesday evening paid a visit to Dal Lake, where he met several tourists who came from different parts of the country. During his interaction with the tourists, the Lieutenant Governor enquired about the experiences of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir. “Be the goodwill ambassadors of Jammu & Kashmir and […]

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Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

Director Tourism Kmr, DDC Budgam visit Doodhpathri

  Rs 100 Cr to be spent for infrastructure development of Doodhpathri, Yousmarg, Tosamadaan Budgam, Feb 23 (KNO): Director Tourism Kashmir, Dr. G N Itoo along with District Development Commissioner (DDC) Budgam, Shahbaz Ahmed Mirza Tuesday visited tourist resort Doodhpathri, to review the preparedness amid upcoming tourist season. Director during the visit convened a meeting […]

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BREATHER: No indication of second wave of Covid in J&K yet: Experts

BREATHER: No indication of second wave of Covid in J&K yet: Experts

  Research going on whether vaccine will be effective against new Covid strains: Dr Naved Nazir Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): Senior medicos in Kashmir on Tuesday said that as of now there are no indications of second wave of Covid-19 in J&K, but people must follow Covid SOPs in letter and spirit. Talking […]

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MUTTON CRISIS: Stalemate over rates push retail dealers to roads

MUTTON CRISIS: Stalemate over rates push retail dealers to roads

  Appeals authorities to find ‘amicable’ solution to problems of mutton dealers of Kashmir Faizan Wani Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): At a time when impasse over mutton rates continues between the government and wholesale dealers, retail dealers on Tuesday staged a protest here urging authorities to find an amicable solution to the problem so that […]

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2 years on, Industrial Bio-Technology Park in Handwara awaits completion

2 years on, Industrial Bio-Technology Park in Handwara awaits completion

  Tasaduq Hussain Handwara, Feb 23 (KNO): In a sheer disappointment to the people of the border district Kupwara, the lone Industrial Biotechnology Park sanctioned in 2018 to be set up in Handwara town still awaits the completion while the project was supposed to be completed in three years after the approval. In June 2018, […]

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Sonam Wangchuk makes solar-heated military tent for Indian army

Sonam Wangchuk makes solar-heated military tent for Indian army

  Tasaduq Hussain Leh, Feb 23 (KNO): Ladakh based engineer, Sonam Wangchuk known for his innovations has developed the world’s first solar-heated military tent to help the troopers in forwarding areas that witness freezing temperature during the winters. The tent is believed to reduce the expenses and help the troopers in maintaining the warm temperature. […]

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Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

Train tickets get costlier as railways raises passenger fare

  Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, Feb 23 (KNO): After the resumption of train service, passengers are now paying triple train fare as authorities changed the nomenclature of train service to express/mail. Passengers from different areas of Kashmir told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), that train services are no longer cheaper as fare has been hiked three […]

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