The Road to Improvement

It is important to note that the problems faced by our healthcare system are not new

Sama Ashraf Bég

The GB Pant tragedy, SMHS doctors strikes, rampant Hospital Acquired Infections (HAI), medical negligence cases – the list of healthcare problems in the valley goes on.  It is impossible not to read, hear or experience firsthand the many issues ailing our healthcare system.  But the purpose More

Identifying the ailment

How could a simple fall cause three fractures?

Humairah Shah

While doing her daily chores, my mother fell down. It was a minor fall but her foot looked swollen; so we took her to the doctor. She had fractured her foot at three places. Something was not right. How could a simple fall cause three fractures? Her doctor immediately ordered a bone density test. More

Why go drugs way

Underlying causes of Drug addiction in Kashmir

Dr. Arif Maghribi

A personal study of about 500 drug addicts in Kashmir within an age group of 15 to 34 and with a male-female ratio of 4:1 has revealed lot of facts which we all, specially  doctors, teachers, parents need to understand .People become addicts to various types of drugs, this shows an inner More

  • Kashmir

‘If you kill A, you cannot brand him as B’

High Court Reserves Judgment After Hearing Final Arguments



Srinagar, Nov 7: The J&K High Court Wednesday reserved judgment on a petition seeking directions for reinvestigation into Janglat Mandi “fake” encounter case allegedly involving Army Chief Bikram Singh More

  • Srinagar City

Tippers mow down Traffic police claims


Srinagar, Nov 7: Despite severe public outcry, and violation of High Court orders, the tippers not only continue to ply during daytime in the City but are yet to bear proper number plates, particularly More

  • Jammu

Diabetes, central obesity on rise among JK youth: Experts


Jammu, Nov 7: The prevalence of diabetes mellitus type-2 is on rise among the younger generation and teens in Jammu and Kashmir while 65 percent of men and women have problem of central obesity (bulged More

  • South Asia

‘Remain vigilant while issuing statements on Kashmir’


Islamabad, Nov 7: The chairman of Pakistan’s parliamentary committee on Kashmir Moulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has cautioned the political leaders and other state institutions to remain vigilant while issuing More

  • World

Obama re-elected US president


Washington, Nov 7: Barack Obama Wednesday clinched a resounding victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney to earn a second term as US President braving economic woes and straightaway promised bi-partisan More

  • Kupwara

6 yrs on, Balhama water filtration plant yet to be commissioned

Kupwara: Despite passing of nearly six years after a water filtration plant was constructed at Balhama here the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department has failed to make it functional.  The inordinate More

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