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India reports over 3,000 COVID cases for 2nd consecutive day

NEW DELHI, MARCH 31: India continued to report over 3,000 COVID cases for the second day in a row with 3,095 new infections in the last 24 hours, Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Friday. The country recorded the highest 1-day fresh infections in the last nearly 6 months. The country had reported 3,016 cases on Thursday with a case positivity rate of 2.73% which declined to 2.61% today. The weekly positivity rate jumped to 1.91% today from 1.71% yesterday. According to the Ministry, the active caseload...

3,800 Kashmiri migrants return to Kashmir to take up jobs under PM’s package

NEW DELHI, March 17: A total of 3,800 Kashmiri migrants, who were forced to move out of the Valley in the Nineties due to militancy concerns, have returned to Kashmir in the last few years to take up jobs offered to them under the Prime Minister’s package. 44,167 Kashmiri migrant families had to move from the valley since 1990, of which 39, 782 were Hindus. 520 migrant candidates had returned to Kashmir for taking up jobs under the rehabilitation package, since the abrogation of Article 370 in J&K on August...