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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, district administration Baramulla has announced strict corona curfew in the north Kashmir district, today (Friday).

An order issued by the Deputy Commissioner Bhupinder Kumar says that only essential services shall be permitted in consonance with May 30 order.

Last Friday also, there was complete corona curfew in the district.

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Srinagar, May 31 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least 14 more people died from covid-19 since last evening, taking the total fatality count due to the pathogen to 3884.

Most of the deaths were reported from Jammu division, officials told media men.

The victims include mostly from Jammu and two from Pulwama and Islamabad districts. »

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Delhi, May 31 (KMS): At least 100 teachers and principals of Delhi government schools have died of Covid-19 since last March, when the pandemic first hit the Capital, officials of the directorate of education (DoE) said, after compiling a Covid-19 deaths report covering its 1,030 schools. The report, the officials said, was for the consideration of the government to facilitate ex gratia payments and compassionate appointments to family members of the deceased persons.

Ramchandra Singhare, additional district deputy education officer and nodal officer for compensation to teachers who died of Covid-19, said, ‘We have received reports related to around 100 cases from across Delhi government schools as of now. Of these, 92 have been confirmed (as Covid deaths), while the rest are awaiting confirmation as they are very recent deaths. There are around 10 cases of Covid deaths among our non-teaching staff and we are examining these cases as well for payment of ex gratia and compassionate appointments.’ »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, normal life continues to remain affected due to continued military siege and corona-lockdown imposed by the Indian authorities.

Indian police and paramilitary personnel keep barricades on roads at many places in Srinagar and other parts of the Valley and the Jammu region to prevent the movement of people. Most of the shops and other business establishments remain shut while public transport is off the roads.

People could not offer congregational Juma prayers, yesterday, at historic Jamia Masjid, Dargah Hazratbal and other major mosques, shrines and imambargahs in Srinagar and other areas of the occupied territory, due to the severe restrictions. »

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Patiala, May 29 (KMS):  Indian farmers under the banner of Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Ugarahan launched a three-day protest in Patiala against the New Delhi and Punjab government for its failure in tackling the Covid-19 crisis and imposing restrictions across Punjab.

Over 1,500 farmers gathered at the PUDA ground near the Tripuri police station. The farmers sat in straight lines ensuring social distancing, wore face masks, carried sanitisers and water bottles.

BKU general secretary Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan said the main agenda of the protest was to list out failures of both Modi-led regime and state government in tackling the COVID situation in Punjab. »

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New Delhi, May 29 (KMS): Claiming that Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and his government never understood Covid-19, Indian National Congress leader, Rahul Gandhi, has said that the Central government was responsible for India’s current crisis and a third wave of infections was highly likely.

Speaking to media persons in a live interaction, Rahul Gandhi said the “evolving” virus was strengthening by the day, and the central government’s ignorance of its nature was giving the virus space to grow and spread.

Rahul Gandhi also said the “permanent” solution to fight the virus was vaccination, and the reason behind India’s poor Covid performance was because New Delhi had “no vaccination strategy”. »

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Srinagar, May 29 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, a female Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) of Indian police died of coronavirus.

Dr Abdul Hamid Zargar, the Medical Superintendent District Hospital Ramban, said that the ASI Hanifa Begum posted at Police Station Gool died of COVID-19.

He said she was brought to the District Hospital Ramban on Thursday in critical condition and was given two doses of Ramdesivir and put on oxygen support. »

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Jammu, May 28 (KMS): Despite a surge in COVID-19 cases in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), the management of Amarnath Shrine Board is adamant to hold the annual ritual risking lives of many in the occupied territory.

Although the Indian government has not taken any decision to whether to allow Yatra at the full scale this year or not the Amarnath Shrine Board is going to hold a meeting next week in which the discuss COVID-19 situation and the modalities whether the Yatra will be allowed to commence at full scale or with a limited number of pilgrims and the exact dates for the pilgrimage. »

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Srinagar, May 28 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least 84 inmates at the district jail Kupwara have tested positive for the COVID virus.

Jail authorities said that 20 cases were detected earlier, while 64 more inmates tested positive on Thursday.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) District Jail Kupwara Shahbaz Hussain told media that a total of 270 inmates, only men are lodged there. »

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New Delhi, May 28 (KMS): Twenty people in north India have been given two different coronavirus jabs for their first and second doses.

They were given a shot of Covishield (AstraZeneca) in early April, but then got the locally developed Covaxin as part of their second dose in May.

India has not allowed the mixing of vaccines and studies are going on around the world to see if different doses can be safely administered. »

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