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Kashmir To Get 10 Oxygen Plants By Month End

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In the view of increasing demand for oxygen, J&K Administration is making all necessary arrangements to provide oxygen to the corona patients in J&K. Currently 6 oxygen plants are running in Kashmir and 10 more plants will be soon installed by the end of this month. Also, the already existing plants in the hospitals have been upgraded. JLN Hospital Srinagar, GMC Anantnag, District Hospital Kupwara, sub-district hospital Sapore, have 1000 LPM of oxygen while an oxygen plant has been installed at District hospital Shopian.

 

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5 oxygen plants are under work and within 3 days they will be handed over to the hospital administration. After this GMC Baramulla. District hospital Kulgam and CSG Chandpora will get the oxygen plants by the end of this month.

According to our executive recently Divisional Commissioner Kashmir held a meeting in which he said that currently, we are having 10,000 oxygen cylinders but in reality, there are not enough oxygen cylinders like other states. The Central government has been trying to activate private oxygen generating companies for the past 1 year. As per our research, 5 oxygen generating industries were either inactive or were supplying oxygen for industrial use. The J&K government is trying to make all arrangements so that J&K doesn’t get short on oxygen.

Amish Mahajan
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JK Media

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Former DDC candidate detained at Airport for carrying Ak47 cartridge

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Former defeated Chadoora DDC candidate was detained at the Srinagar International Airport on Sunday for carrying AK47 cartridge in her bag.

The woman was identified as Shabeena Akther W/O Muneer Ahmad Bhat R/O Hayatpora, Chadoora. She was residing in Hotel Mareen Resort Humhamma, and was traveling from Srinagar to Chandigarh by Indigo flight 6E 6041.

According to reports, while Shabeena went to take off the flight, an Ak47 cartridge was recovered from her 18 month old child’s handbag in the X-ray machine while checking.

After the incident, the accused was arrested by the Humhamma Police and detained for interrogation but was set free after initial questioning.

“It is believed that her kid would have kept it in the bag as a playful act as they are residing in secured zone at Hotel Meeran.” an official said

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On the occasion of Shab e Qadr follow these guidelines.

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On Sunday Muslims across the country celebrated Shab e Qadr. Amid the rising cases of coronavirus, prayers were suspended at many famous Masjids in the country and people offered prayers either at their homes or at local masjids.

 

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Islamic scholars had appealed to Muslims to adhere to safety guidelines and adopt pandemic SOPs in letter and spirit. Muslim Wakf Board also suspended prayers in masjids and shrines affiliated with Muslim Wakf Board. On May 1 this year, the Jammu and Kashmir Waqf Board announced the suspension of regular prayers for time being at the masjids and shrines affiliated to it in Jammu and Kashmir as a preventive measure to contain the spread of coronavirus.

Otherwise, on this occasion, the biggest meeting was traditionally witnessed at Hazratbal shrine Srinagar and Jamia Masjid where thousands of people would join special prayers during the night.

The night marks the revelation of the Holy Quran to the Prophet Muhammad (SAW). This holy night is considered the most blessed of all the nights in Islam. Muslims will observe the night-long prayers at local masjids. During this night, Muslims spend most of the time reciting Quran and offering special night-long prayers.

Amish Mahajan
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JK Media

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Train service to be suspended on Baramulla-Banihal track from Tuesday

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The Baramulla-Banihal train service, which resumed in February after nearly a year’s suspension, will remain suspended for six days starting Tuesday on view of the prevailing surge in COVID-19 cases, authorities said.

The train service had partially resumed on February 22 after last year’s COVID-19 lockdown had forced its suspension for nearly a year.

 

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Now with the resurgence in infections in Kashmir lately, the train service will again remain suspended for six days from May 11-16 in a bid to contain the transmission chain, Chief Area Manager Northern Railways in Srinagar, Saqiq Yousuf said.

He said the decision had been taken upon government directive in view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

 

 

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11 May 2021, 3:03 AM (GMT)

Coronavirus Stats

22,991,927 Total Cases
250,025 Death Cases
19,021,207 Recovered Cases

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