Endoscopic (shunt less) surgery started at SKIMS

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has started endoscopic (shunt less) surgery for Hydrocephalus, a neurological disorder in which there is excessive accumulation of water in brain (Cerebrospinal fluid- CSF). According to PRO SKIMS Kulsoom Bhat two successful surgeries have been conducted so far by Neurosurgery Department. “New procedure has been started with […]

Nayeem Akhtar Bereaved

Srinagar: Mother of Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson and Member of Legislative Council, Nayeem Akter breathed her last after brief illness at her present residence located at Parreypora Srinagar. Begum Syed Mohammad Syed was 82. Almost all the political leaders especially from PDP condoled the demise of Begum Syed. PDP patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed along with […]

Sajad Kichloo Bereaved

SRINAGAR: Ghulam Hassan Kichloo, uncle of the Minister of State for Industries, Commerce, Home and Tourism, Sajad Ahmed Kichloo passed away Saturday at his home town, Kishtwar. The Council of Ministers in the Omar Abdullah led coalition government have condoled his demise and expressed heartfelt sympathies with Sajad. They have prayed for the eternal peace […]

Rana concerned over recurrence of tremors in Doda

Jammu: Expressing concern over recurrence of earthquake in the Doda-Kishtwar region, Provincial President National Conference has made a fervent appeal to the Centre for expeditious sanction of the relief package for the tremor victims of the area, duly recommended by Chief Minister led Omar Abdullah government nearly two months ago. “The area has been rattled […]

3 killed in road mishaps

Srinagar: Three persons were killed in separate road mishaps in Srinagar, Baramulla and Kupwara districts of Kashmir Valley, officials said Saturday. A police spokesman said one Abdul Kabir Bagh of Bijhama, who was injured last Thursday when a Muruti car driven by met with an accident at Banday Uri in north Kashmir’s Baramulla, succumbed to […]

Boy drowns in Budgam trench

Srinagar: A 14-year-old boy drowned in a trench excavated by contractors for construction of bridge over Ayajpora Nala at Wachoo Beerwah in central Kashmir’s Budgam district, police said Saturday.  “Sayar Ahmed Khan son of Ghulam Mohiudin of Rawalpora, Khansahib drowned in the trench,” a police spokesman said in a statement. The body of the boy […]

Shah pays tributes to Sheikh Aziz

Srinagar: Senior separatist leader and Chairman Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah Saturday presided over the meeting at party headquarters here. In a statement a spokesperson of the party said during the meeting, the current prevailing political situation in Valley was thoroughly deliberated on. “Shah put deep light on the mission of martyrs of […]

Parvez’s Exclusion from Playing XI Draws Flak

Srinagar: India might have whitewashed Zimbabwe 5-0 but not playing Parvez Rasool has earned the team management no friends in Kashmir. Parvez hogged the headlines early July after making it to the fifteen member squad for the Zimbabwe tour and there were expectations that he would get to play at least one or two games, especially […]