A health worker administers the AstraZeneca vaccine for COVID-19 to a woman in a paddy field in Tral village.
Gulf Today Report
A village in Kashmir’s Bandipora district has vaccinated all its adult population against the coronavirus disease.
Weyan village has become the first in J&K, where the entire population above 18 years has been vaccinated.
According to officials, Jammu and Kashmir have achieved 70 per cent vaccination for 45 years and above age group.
Officials have said healthcare workers faced several hurdles but worked hard to inoculate every adult in Weyan.
The vaccinators walked 18 km on foot to reach the village, as per the Governor's office.
Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday reported 11 COVID-19 deaths and 1,184 cases.
As per the government data, 763 of the fresh cases were reported from the Kashmir division and 421 in Jammu.
Of the 11 fresh fatalities, five of them have been reported in the Jammu division while 6 were reported in Kashmir taking the overall tally in J&K to 4,101.
The overall death toll comprises 2,108 in Kashmir and 1,993 in Jammu.
There are a total of 21,817 active cases in J&K, 13,674 in Kashmir, and 8,143 in Jammu.
A total of 2,880 covid patients recovered taking the total recoveries to 2,76,733.
Police sources said two masked militants in a car attacked a joint party of local police and the CRPF in K.P.Road area of Anantnag.
“We have reliable intelligence that between April 16 and 20, India may carry out an attack against Pakistan,” disclosed the foreign minister at a news conference on Sunday.
The militants opened fire on Gul Mohammad Mir, who belonged to a local unit of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), at his house in south Kashmir on Saturday night.
The Abu Dhabi Police called on drivers to abide by safe driving rules and turn on the vehicle’s lights while driving at night between sunset to sunrise. They also called on them to use the vehicle lights when necessary to alert others and avoid possible accidents and injuries.
The Abu Dhabi Court of Cassation upheld a judgment that obligated a yacht’s owner to pay compensation of Dhs2.058 million to the insurance company, which compensated a number of yachts damaged by a fire caused by the first yacht.
“In my view, overseas Pakistanis should not only get the voting rights but should be allowed to be members of Parliament and Senate as well. No one can understand the problems of expats better than the overseas Pakistanis themselves. Their contribution towards uplifting the country’s economy is immense. Their services should be recognised,” Hans said.
The UAE is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and there are people from different expatriate communities who saw this ‘Golden’ journey through their eyes. Munawar Hussain, a Pakistani expatriate, who has been residing in the country since 1970 is one of them.
Hailing from Sialkot, Hussain’s journey to reach Dubai was not easy or smooth.