Thursday , 18 January 2018
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Dr Ahanger was attached because of his ‘innocence’: PDP leader

‘Attaching him for no reasons is totally wrong’ Srinagar, Jan 15 (KNS): Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Zadibal, Abid Ansari on Monday said that the recently attached Director of SK Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Dr A G Ahanger is suffering because of his ‘innocence’. Talking to KNS, Ansari said that the head of the institute was firstly called from outside the ... Read More »

SMC working through multipronged strategy to cut dog populace: Asiea Naqash

  JAMMU, JANUARY 15- Minister of State for Housing and Urban Development, Social Welfare, Health and Medical Education, Asiea Naqash today said that Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has been working on multiple strategies as per the guidelines issued by Animal Welfare Board of India to reduce the stray dog populace.  She said this while replying to a calling attention notice ... Read More »

Patients suffer as B&J hospital ‘sans’ X-ray machine

3 machines available, but patients don’t want to wait for their turn: MS Srinagar, Jan 13 (KNS): Even as the state government claims to provide better healthcare to the patients in the Valley hospitals, the non-availability of X-Ray machine at Kashmir’s lone Bone and Joint Hospital in Barzulla, Srinagar has come under severe criticism with the patients as well as ... Read More »

SKIMS Controversy: Opposition corners Govt, stages walk out

Resolve issue on priority basis: Dy Speaker tells Govt Srinagar, Jan 11 (KNS): The opposition members on Thursday staged walk out over the raging controversy over SKIMS Soura. According to the KNS correspondent, the opposition leaders including NC MLA Mian Altaf, MLA Langate, Er Rasheed pressed on speaker Kavinder Gupta to direct government to debate over the issue of removal of Prof ... Read More »

Dir SKIMS being punished for no reason, say protesters

Urge Govt to reinstate him Srinagar, Jan 10 (KNS): Days after the government attached the Director of Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), the supporters of Dr A G Ahanger on Wednesday staged protest against the government for taking ‘unnecessary action’ against the head of the institute, saying that the step taken by the government will affect the institute. The protesters including ... Read More »

Doctors seek reinstatement of Director SKIMS

Srinagar, Jan 10, CNS: The Government decision to attach Director SKIMS Dr AG Ahangar sparked protest in different parts of Valley.     The faculty members of the Institute observed a strike while Residents Doctors Association also held protest resenting government action.     After a media report that some doctors at SKIMS have been indulging in private practice, the Director SKIMS, Dr ... Read More »

Start evening clinics, impose blanket ban on Private Practice in all teaching institutes: DAK

Appeals CM to take in-depth cognizance of the matter Srinagar, Jan 07 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir(DAK) President Dr Suhail Naik in a communiqué today said that government must impose blanket ban on Private Practice by all doctors who are working in teaching Institutions across state.  Dr Naik further added that teaching Institutions are primarily considered as the landmark and epicenter ... Read More »

Govt places three SKIMS faculty members under suspension, Director asked to report to GAD

SRINAGAR, JANUARY 06: The Government today ordered suspension of three senior faculty members of SKIMS, Soura and their immediate attachment with the office of Divisional Commissioner, Kashmir. According to a Government order issued here today Prof.(Dr.) Altaf Kirmani,  Dean & Head, Department of General Surgery; Dr. Mushtaq Ahmad Wani, Head, Department of Neurology and Dr. Wajid Ali, Head, Department of ... Read More »

Private hospitals need to evolve in emergency care, quality surgical services: Naeem Akhtar

Inaugurates Budgam’s first private hospital ‘Ibn-Sina’ in Budgam SRINAGAR, JANUARY 06: Highlighting the need for the government to handhold private sector, especially in sectors such as healthcare, Minister for Power Development, Naeem Akhtar today urged private hospitals to strengthen their emergency care and abilities for performing complicated surgeries and other treatments. The Minister was addressing a gathering at the inauguration ... Read More »