SKIMS Faculty Told to Break New Grounds in Medical Research, Patient Care

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday stressed upon the SKIMS faculty to brace up to the challenges of medical research and patient care in order to make the hospital a world class institute. Interacting with the faculty of SKIMS Soura here after inaugurating Digital Cardiac Cath Lab, the Chief Minister said the State takes pride […]

Pvt Practice Cause for Mess in Govt Hospitals: DAK

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that private practice by government doctors is responsible for health care mess in Jammu and Kashmir. President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that private practice by doctors is the root cause of mess in government hospitals and patients suffer the consequences. Patient care is […]

CM visits stalls set up by SHG members

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti Tuesday visited several stalls put up by the women members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) set up under Umeed scheme and interacted with them. These members had put up the stalls on the sidelines of a function organised by the concerned Department at SKICC, Srinagar. The Chief Minister went round […]

Work on 4-lane Sgr-Gumri Road to Begin Soon

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan, Tuesday convened a meeting to review the progress of land acquisition for construction of 4-lanning of Srinagar-Sonamarg-Gumri Road. Additional Commissioner Kashmir, Deputy Commissioner Ganderbal, Chief Engineer Beacon, CEO Sonamarg Development Authority, Commanding Officer GREF, Collector Land Acquisition Ganderbal, Defence Estate Officer, Chief Engineer HIMANK and other concerned officials […]

Govt to Beautify LoC Bus Terminal

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan today visited Cross LoC bus terminus at Bemina to take stock of amenities being provided for the convenience of the passengers. Chief Engineer R&B, GM SRTC, Joint Commissioner SMC and other officials were accompanying the Div Com. On the occasion, the Div Com directed Chief Engineer R&B to […]

DeM protests, seeks release of Aasiya

Srinagar: Activists from Dukhtaran-e-Milita (DeM) Tuesday staged a protest against continuous detention of its Chairperson Syedah Aasiya Andrabi and her associate Fehmeeda Sofi. Scores of DeM activists arrived in Press Enclave Srinagar and staged a protest demanding the release of Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmeeda Sofi. The protest was led by DeM General Secretary Nahida Nasreen. […]

Soldiers’ Mutilation: HM Hints at Retaliation Against Pak

New Delhi: Hinting that India will strike back against Pakistan in response to mutilation of its soldiers, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said it should not be presumed that “nothing is happening”. “The surgical strike took 10-15 days of preparations. Please do not presume that nothing is happening (from our side) on behalf […]

Talk Bilaterally, Solve Jadhav Row: US

Washington: The US urged India and Pakistan to engage in direct dialogue to reduce tension as they faced-off at the International Court of Justice over the death penalty given to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav. “We believe India and Pakistan stand to benefit from practical cooperation,” a State Department spokesperson said. When asked about the US’ […]

Harassed Students Say Better to Pick Gun than Face Humiliation

New Delhi: It is better to pick a gun than face humiliation of being looked at as a “threat to the state”, says an angry Kashmiri student who with his two friends was forced out of a rented house in Punjab after a police raid for “hidden weapons”. Punjab Police admitted the raid, saying the […]

Manmohan Led Kashmir Group to Meet Tomorrow

Srinagar: The policy planning group set up by the Congress party for Kashmir under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, will hold its first meeting in New Delhi on May 18. Congress president, Sonia Gandhi, constituted the group for Jammu and Kashmir under the chairmanship of former Prime Minister also comprises of […]