Old stories: Date wise

Grenade blast near police party in Samba

Jammu, May 12 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, panic gripped Nud area of Samba district in Jammu region after a grenade was hurled at a police party. A police official told media that an explosion took place on the intervening night of Tuesday and Wednesday and later …

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Tarigami demands release of Kashmiri political detainees

Srinagar, May 12 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Communist Party of India Marxist (CPI-M) leader, Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, has demanded release of Kashmiri political detainees lodged in various jails in view of the surge in COVID-19 cases. Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami in a statement issued in Srinagar said …

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48,421 fresh COVID-19 cases, 4205 deaths reported in India

New Delhi, May 12 (KMS): India reported 348,421 fresh COVID-19 infections and 4,205 deaths due to the virus in one day. With this, India’s cumulative infections went up to 23,340,938 and the death toll was pushed to 254,225, the Indian health ministry data showed. Meanwhile, several cities, including Mumbai and …

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44 employees of Aligarh Muslim University die of COVID

Vice Chancellor calls for genome sequencing Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh, India), May 12 (KMS): As COVID-19 is wreaking havoc across India, at least forty-four employees of the Aligarh Muslim University – 19 professors and 25 non-teaching staff – have died after contracting the virus. These deaths have sparked concern as yet …

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23 prisoners in IIOJK are COVID positive, 219 under quarantine

Srinagar, May 12 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, at least 23 prisoners are COVID positive and 219 inmates are under quarantine across prisons of the territory. An official handout released by the authorities reads that 4,572 inmates are lodged in 13 jails of the territory. It says …

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Opinion

BJP could see Rajya Sabha numbers decline by July 2022 Archis Mohan Comprehensively winning the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, barely nine months away from now, is important for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) not only in the context of the 2024 Lok Sabha polls but to keep its numbers in …

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India’s brutal Covid wave brings tragic scenes to small town hospital

Bijnor, May 12 (KMS): In the emergency room of a public hospital in northern India, a man was trying to revive his mother who had just died from Covid-19-like symptoms. On another bed, a young man who had tested positive was sitting up and making an effort to breathe while …

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Feature

I left the U.S. during Covid and came to India Here’s what’s different (and what’s not) Nayantara Dutta Last June, when New York City was in lockdown and the United States was the global center of the Covid-19 pandemic, I was living in Brooklyn when my visa expired. After seven …

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Alarm raised about India’s COVID-19 variant, as pandemic keeps spreading in country

  New Delhi, May 12 (KMS): The World Health Organization has classified a variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 detected in India as one of “concern at a global level,” based on studies showing increased risks of transmissibility. Infections and deaths remained near their record highs in India on …

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India Covid: Kumbh Mela pilgrims turn into super-spreaders

New Delhi, May 12 (KMS): When millions of devout Hindus gathered last month in the Himalayan town of Haridwar to participate in the Kumbh Mela festival even as India battled a devastating second wave of coronavirus, many feared that it would turn out to be a “super-spreader event”. Those fears, …

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