SKIMS ward sans staff during nights

SRINAGAR: Many attendants whose patients are admitted in SKIMS, Soura Monday alleged that the staff in the ward 7A remains absent from duties giving tough time to patients.  “Medical and paramedical staffer in ward 7A are never on duty,” a delegation said. “Even if present, they are usually busy in playing games on electronic gadgets. […]

Kashmiri Hajj pilgrims face hardships in Makkah

SRINAGAR: Hajj pilgrims from Kashmir Valley Monday accused the State Government of leaving them in lurch at Makkah, Saudi Arabia. They said that they have been spending days and night in the open as there were no accommodation or refreshment facilities made for them. A number of pilgrims from South Kashmir’s Pulwama district informed a […]

Stray dog attacked by residents, killed

TRAL: In an unusual incident, a stray dog that had bitten several people in Dadsara area of Tral town South Kashmir’s Pulwama district, was paid in the same coin when the residents mustered courage and attacked the canine killing it instantly.  The dog had bitten nine people including three children. While eight of them were […]

Rainwari erupts in protests after elderly man dies mysteriously

SRINAGAR: Residents of Rainwari in Srinagar city took to streets on Monday against the mysterious death of a 55-year-old man in Sanat Nagar area on Saturday. According to the reports police today identified the person whose body was recovered from a stream near Khaleel-ul-Rehman Masjid in Sanant Nagar few days back.  The man has been […]

Protests against PHE at Chitragam Shopian

SHOPIAN: People of Chitragam Shopian staged a massive protest against Public Health Engineering department as the village is reportedly facing an acute shortage of drinking water. The agitated protestors blocked the Bijbehara  Shopian Road for hours alleging the water supply in their area is not sufficient for the past few days leading to hardships. SHO […]

Anganwadi workers, helpers stage anti-government protests

ANANTNAG: Dozens of Anganwadi workers and helpers Monday staged massive protests in the courtyard of DC office Anantnag against the alleged government failure to release their salaries.  The protesters carrying the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Anganwadi workers and helpers union (JKAWHU) shouted slogans against the coalition government for its alleged failure to release their […]

Yaum-i-Mohiudin Hajni observed

BANDIPORA: A Literary Conference to remember Professor Mohiudin Hajni was held at Higher Secondary School, Hajin. The Conference was organized jointly by Halqa-i-Addab Sonawari, District Information Centre, Bandipore, Cultural Academy, Radio Kashmir and J&K Bank. The Conference was attended by renowned writers and poets who include Mohammad Zamand Azurda, Dr. Aziz Hajni, Retired Justice Bashir […]

Principal GMC inaugurates MRU at Srinagar

SRINAGAR: Dean/Principal, Government Medical College (GMC), Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rafiq Ahmad Pampori inaugurated the ‘Multi-Disciplinary Research Unit (MRU)’, a state of art research facility at the GMC Srinagar campus here today.  The facility is being developed on modern lines to promote and coordinate Basic, Applied and Clinical Research. The research facility houses comprehensive laboratories for […]

Man-Animal conflict: Bear mauls 70-year-old

SRINAGAR: A 70-year-old person was injured after a bear attacked him in Rafiabad area of Baramulla in north Kashmir. Khazir Ahmad Lone son of Ghulam Ahmad resident of Buddan Rafiabad was attacked and injured by bear in the orchards at Nagam Seer Budden in the jurisdiction of Police Station Dangiwacha, a police official said. The […]

Ansari for harnessing sports talent among youth

SRINAGAR: Minister for Youth Services & Sports, Information Technology and Technical Education, Molvi Imran Raza Ansari, Monday instructed departmental functionaries and other stake holders to further speed up sports activities in their respective areas and ensure that more and more students take part in sports activities so that their hidden talent is harnessed in right […]