Located on the outskirts of Jammu city near the airport, the dargah of Shamsuddin Rehmatullah popularly known as Peer Budhan Ali Shah is among the most revered pilgrimage centres in Jammu and Kashmir. Inspite of being the dargah of a Muslim saint, the shrine is thronged by people from various faiths, who come to pay their obeisance and seek the blessings of the holy saint. Locals have a great faith in him and believe that his shrine protects them from the mishaps and evil spirits.
National Cadet Corps (NCC) members expressed happiness as the Combined Annual Training Camp commenced in NCC camping ground Nagrota in Jammu. The training camps started following all SOPs of COVID-19. Around 165 cadets are participating in the ten day camp. Cadets are being trained in handling weapons, obstacle, physical exercise, drill, map reading and other trainings.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his 69th edition of 'Mann Ki Baat' on September 27 reminded locals to maintain 'Do Gaz Ki doori' to protect yourself and family. During CORONA time-period, I would once again remind you - always wear a mask, do not venture out without a face shield. 'Do Gaz Ki doori' will protect you and your family. We shouldn't forget 'Jab tak dawai nahi tab tak koi dhilai nahi'," said PM Modi in Maan Ki Baat.
Lauding farmers for strengthening the country's agriculture sector Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 27 during 69th edition of Mann Ki Baat said that if farmers are strong than the foundation of Aatmanirbhar Bharat will also be strong. "Our agricultural sector has again shown its prowess during Corona crisis. Our farming sector, our farmers, our villages are the foundation of Aatmanirbhar Bharat. If they are strong, then the foundation of Aatmanirbhar Bharat will also be strong," said Modi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi questioned United Nations over his role in the fight against the global pandemic COVID-19. While addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) PM Modi said, "Over the last 8 to 9 months, the whole world has been battling the pandemic of the Coronavirus. Where is the United Nations in this joint fight against the pandemic? Where is its effective response?""Reform in the responses, in the processes, and in the very character of the UN is the need of the hour. It is a fact that the faith and respect that the UN enjoys among the 1.3 billion people in India is unparalleled," PM Modi added.
In its bid to contain the coronavirus pandemic in the Kashmir valley, the Jammu and Kashmir administration is setting up COVID-19 testing camps in rural areas of the union territory. These camps are being set up for ensuring safer testing for the people who can't visit the hospitals due to the threat of the virus. In line with this, the government organised a testing camp in Sheikhpora village in Budgam district where the health officials went door to door to take the samples of locals and provided immediate results. People in large numbers took part in the camp and appreciated the government initiative which they said will further help in controlling the spread of the deadly virus. The testing camp also helps those who travelling plans since the immediate results helps in determining their health status. This COVID-19 testing facility ensures isolating those who found positive and containing the pandemic which continues to trouble the country.
In wake of surge in coronavirus cases, the Jammu and Kashmir administration updated the existing healthcare infrastructure of the Union Territory. Eight more ventilators were added at Government Medical College in Baramulla, the nodal hospital treating patients across North Kashmir. The procurement of the life saving machines was facilitated some days back by the JandK Medical Supplies Corporation Limited. Locals laud the administration's initiative to update the healthcare infrastructure to fight the pandemic. Medical Superintendent of Government Medical College said, "This facility is a landmark now, we will be able to provide high class facilities here. It was our dream to provide intensive care facility at this level. As, whenever a patient requires ventilator, either he dies in midway or he does not gets a ventilator in the hospital. So these things are now getting established here, it is a landmark in itself."
Kashmir valley has no dearth of talented singers of different genres including famous sufi. Singers, composers have come together to promote rich classical music of Jammu and Kashmir at a global stage. They are coming up with an album 'Qaraar'. They come up with the project as studios reopened after a hiatus of almost a year. They were closed over security situation in the valley and later coronavirus pandemic. Renowned singer and music composer of Kashmir, Waheed Jeelani and a group of singers came forward to restart the recordings in studios with a new concept aimed to preserve the rich Kashmiri music. This is the first initiative taken by these music lovers aimed to involve several singers of the Valley to prepare a special song titled 'Wattan' for the 'Qaraar' album. "The reason why we have started this initiative is to provide an opportunity to our Kashmiri artists. After a long time we are able to resume recording in studios, courtesy relaxations from the government but we are keeping in mind all the necessary guidelines," Waheed Jeelani told ANI. Singer Jameela Khan said that all the different genres of singers performing together is a good thing. "It feels great that recording studios have now opened up," she added.
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