The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) has said a humanitarian calamity is engulfing South Asia as Covid-19 skyrockets across several countries setting new records, with over 200,000 people getting infected everyday.
The head of the WHO said coronavirus cases are continuing to rise globally at worrying rates and noted that the number of new cases confirmed per week has nearly doubled during the past two months.
Despite the snow clearance, the historic Mughal road, connecting south Kashmir’s Shopian district with Poonch, continues to remain closed for traffic movement.
The French embassy in Pakistan on Thursday advised all French citizens and companies to leave the country amid the ongoing protests against France.
Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday dismissed initial offers at talks in Vienna to save Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal as “not worth looking at,” attempting to pressure world powers after an attack on the country’s main nuclear enrichment site.
President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he will begin withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan on May 1 to end America’s longest war, rejecting calls for US forces to stay to ensure a peaceful resolution to that nation’s grinding internal conflict.
The administration of Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory has sought details of all the works / projects completed by the different departments in the last financial year.
Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramazan on Tuesday, but a spike in coronavirus cases in several countries has once again put curbs on the holy month’s signature feasts and lengthy prayers in mosques.
The constitution of the Real Estates Regulatory Authority (RERA) in Jammu & Kashmir is on cards as a selection panel for appointing its chairman and members is expected to meet soon.
Jammu and Kashmir’s lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha Monday said that the administration led by him will dole out the “New Film Policy for J&K” within ten days with an aim to bring back the golden era on the silver screen.