The fifth and latest round of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS) has flagged a worrying increase in the percentage of obesity and overweight across gender groups, particularly among men in the erstwhile state of J&K as the percentage of such cases worsened in the past half a decade.
Strong resentment is brewing among the residents of Badamibagh and surrounding areas as the army’s Cantonment Board has allegedly threatened to attach and auction their properties if they fail to pay the property tax.
The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on Saturday said the force is on the pursuit of about 89 foreign militants currently operating in the Kashmir valley.
The activist’s detention has caused a global outrage with the UN and global rights bodies calling for his immediate release.
The High Court of J&K and Ladakh on November 3, granted four more weeks time to the government to respond to a PIL seeking the introduction of Islamic Banking in Jammu and Kashmir.
A month after he demanded justice for a tribal youth killed by paramilitary troops, police in Kashmir have arrested prominent Gujjar activist Talib Hussain for allegedly “provoking public against the forces.”
The authorities in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district have issued show cause notice to at least 26 Kashmiri Pandit employees, who fled from the Valley following a spate of civilian killings last month.
Dr. Upendra Kaul, Kashmir’s top cardiologist blames substance intake, like heroin and other cruder agents, for the unexplained deaths labeled as heart attacks in young Kashmiris.
In a move that could possibly improve the power scenario in the Valley, the Jammu Kashmir Power Transmission Corporation Ltd (JKPTCL) has enhanced power supply capacity by an additional 320 megawatts of electricity to meet the rising demands with the commissioning of two more grid stations in south Kashmir.
A teenager was injured on Friday during a shootout between militants and police near the SK institute of medical sciences (SKIMS) in Bemina area of the city outskirts.