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TB Day observed in Bandipora

   Waheed Bhat  Bandipora,  March 24:  On the eve of World TB Day,  an awareness programme was organised today at AMT School Nusoo Bandipora in North Kashmir. Additional Deputy Commissioner Bandipora, Khursheed Ahmad Sanai, was the chief guest while Chief Medical Officer Bandipora, Dr.Bilquis Mir was the guest of honour on the occasion. In-charge DOTS Fayaz Sofi  said the main ... Read More »

Lack of vaccination leads to surge in flu cases: DAK  

  Srinagar, March 24 (PTK): While a spike in flu cases is hitting children hard in Kashmir, Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Friday said that lack of vaccination is leading to an increase in influenza-like illness. President DAK and flu expert Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that too many people are unprotected, as a result of which ... Read More »

Gurez residents protest, demand opening of Bandipora-Gurez road 

  SRINAGAR | MAR 24 (PTK): Gurez residents in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Friday staged a protest demonstration against the closure of Bandipora-Gurez road that has been closed for traffic for past four months. The residents of Dawar, Markoot, Wanpora, Mastan and other adjoining villages held protests outside tehsil office Dawar, demanding immediate opening of Bandipora-Gurez road. They said ... Read More »

MNREGA employees stages protest, demands job policy  

  SRINAGAR | MAR 24 (PTK): Employees engaged under Mahatama Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MNREGA) today staged a protest demonstration in Rajouri demanding job policy for them. The employees assembled in children’s park to stage a peaceful protest amid slogans against the government. They said that for past several years, many people are working under MGNREGA but government ... Read More »

Unabated sand mining affects production of trout fish in Kupwara  

 SRINAGAR | MAR 24 (PTK): Despite the ban on sand mining, the contractors in Kupwara district are using heavy machinery like earth cutters to extract huge quantities of sand and boulders from major streams in the district thereby badly affecting production of trout fish in a few streams. Known for producing large quantities of trout fish, Nullah Warnow has become ... Read More »

People will reject RSS and anti-people agenda of PDP-BJP: Congress  

  SRINAGAR | MAR 24 (PTK): Senior leader and Congress MLC Ghulam Nabi Moonga on Friday strongly reacted to PDP’s statement that NC-Congress alliance symbolises deceit and treachery in Jammu and Kashmir. “The elections are not far and I am confident that people will completely reject the RSS and anti-people agenda of PDP and BJP. The PDP should do a ... Read More »

NC-Cong alliance symbolises deceit, treachery’

Combination has always brought miseries to JK residents: Naeem Srinagar, Mar 24: Asserting that Dr Farooq Abdullah and Omar Abdullah were the main reasons behind the mess state was in, Peoples Democratic Party Friday said that the National Conference – Congress alliance symbolises deceit and treachery in Jammu and Kashmir. “The alliance has always brought miseries and added to the ... Read More »

Tassaduq represents new hope for youth: Manhas  

Srinagar, March 24: Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leader and MLC, Zaffar Iqbal Manhas has said the challenges the state of Jammu and Kashmir is grappling with give us an opportunity to work collectively in more focussed manner for the betterment of our people.  “We can only ensure a better deal for ourselves when we understand the ground realities. Instead of ... Read More »

  Don’t worry, children are not infected by swine flu, confirms NCDC

 ‘It is a normal flu, can’t lead to health complications; people should avoid taking antibiotics’ Srinagar, Mar 24 (KNS): Dispelling the suspicion among parents that their children might be infected by swine flu, the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in New Delhi have been found all the samples taken from these children negative for swine flu. “The samples taken ... Read More »