Doctors forget gauze in patient’s abdomen, recover it a year later

SRINAGAR: Doctors at a sub-district hospital in Kashmir forgot gauze in the abdomen of a female patient causing life-threatening infection to her. 41-year-old Hajra Begum of Ganai Mohalla was admitted to sub-district hospital Sogam in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district in June last year after she complained of labour pain. At the hospital, the female patient, […]

Article 370 Links India To J&K: KCSDS

SRINAGAR: Kashmir Centre for Social and Development Studies (KCSDS) today held a Round Table Conference on (RTC) on Article 370, UN and Kashmir Resolution.   Speaking on the occasion Chairperson Prof. Hameedah Nayeem said the agreed conclusions were that Article 370 was introduced in the Indian Constitution after the  United Nations adopted 1948 and 1949 […]

Islamic banking has big scope in J&K: JK Bank chairman

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Bank chairman Mushtaq Ahmad on Wednesday said there is a huge scope for Islamic banking in the state but the concept needs to be understood in its right perspective and the permission for the facility has to come from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).  “I believe there is a […]

High Court Steps In, Asks Govt To Form Panel To Check Master Plan Violations

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has asked the government to appoint a committee which should include a judicial officer to detect the violations in Srinagar Master Plan. The said committee has been asked to come up with its report before the High Court. In an order passed here today, a double bench of […]

Canines maul 4 years old boy to death

SRINAGAR: Protests erupted in North Kashmir’s Uri town on Wednesday after the death of a four year old boy who was mauled by stray dogs on Tuesday evening. Reports said that Sahil Afghan was brutally attacked by a pack of canines on Tuesday evening when he was playing in his courtyard at Uranbua hamlet. The […]

Vehicle checking, frisking stepped up

SRINAGAR:  Following the inputs that militants may sneak in Srinagar to carry out attacks, Srinagar witnessed increased security arrangements on Wednesday. Joint columns of police and Central Reserve Police Force were witnessed carrying out thorough checking of vehicles, and frisking of pedestrians. The forces were seen stopping vehicles at many places for carrying out the […]

Another gunfight in Budgam Village

SRINAGAR: A fierce encounter  broke out between militants and government forces at Chadoora area in central Kashmir’s Budgama district on Wednesday evening. Official sources said that acting on a tip off, a joint team of Army’s 53 Rashtriya Rifles and Special Operation Group (SOG) of police cordoned off Hushroo Village of Chadoora area. As the […]