Hepatitis C in Kokernag

Let us think of the most common possibilities of spread of infection in a rural society

Dr. Mirza Ashraf Beg

Kokernag is one of the most visited tourist destinations in south Kashmir. Like Cheshmashahi in Srinagar, it is well known for its sparkling waters that gush out of the hills surrounding this world famous hamlet. Some even say Kokernag waters have medicinal effect and improve your digestion. Recently More

East knows some science

New vistas in Prof. Khuroo’s pioneering work

Dr. Javid Iqbal

New vistas in the pioneering effort on ‘E’ virus provide room for re-assessing Prof. Khuroo’s work. The study pool of ‘E’ virus is piling up for variety of reasons. Prof. Khuroo’s update keeps the medical community abreast with advances in research. The viral phenomenon of mutation—changing form makes More

Diet and Cancer

What to eat and what not to………..

Each year on 4th February, WHO supports  a united  effort  to ease the global  cancer  burden by promoting ways to spread awareness on early detection, treatment, risk reduction and prevention of  cancer.  The theme of World Cancer Day 2013 was "Cancer - Did you More

  • Kashmir

For Parveena, rain scratches memories of the lost son

February 5, 2010: When Zahid Farooq Fell To Bullets In Broad Daylight



Srinagar, Feb 5: People might have different memories attached to rainfall, but for Parveena each drizzle brings alive the memories of the ill-fated day when her lone son fell to the bullets of Border More

  • Srinagar City

Snow, rains inundate vital roads



Srinagar, Feb 5: Commuters had to face a tough time on Tuesday as snow and rains caused water-logging in various areas of the summer capital.  Roads at city’s commercial hub Lal Chowk besides posh More

  • Jammu

Taj for adoption of MCI norms

Jammu, Feb 5: Minister for Medical Education Taj Mohi ud Din Tuesday stressed on the need for rationalizing human resource in medical services for better results. He pitched for adoption of Medical Council More

  • South Asia

Bilateral ties: Salah-ud-Din asks Pakistan to ‘take Kashmiris’ sentiments into account’


Islamabad, Feb 5: Thanking the people and the government of Pakistan for observing Kashmir Solidarity Day, the Chairman of the United Jihad Council (UJC) Syed Salah-ud-Din Tuesday said “Pakistan can’t More

  • GKeducation&Careers

Training journalists of the future

Ill-equipped departments,obsolete syllabus and inexperienced faculty worries journalism students



Um Roommana Sulaiman,23,wants to become a successful television broadcaster like Mishal Husain of the BBC. A 4th semester student of journalism at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora More

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