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HEALTHCARE IN BUDGAM GOES TO ‘DOGS’

 ‘Influential doctor’ attends private clinic, manhandles patients in hospital    Erring doctors to face the music: Govt KC Bureau BUDGAM, OCTOBER 23: People in central Kashmir’s Budgam district face inconvenience, due to the “lackadaisical approach” of the doctors posted at district hospital, Budgam. People alleged that the “healthcare in the district has gone to dogs.” An agitated group of locals today ... Read More »

Parents accuse SKIMS doctor of harassment

‘Refused to treat baby boy dying with poison’ Srinagar, Oct 23: The parents of a toddler were aghast and out of sheer frustration raised hue and cry inside Sher-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences Soura on Thursdayevening after a doctor ‘refused’ to treat their 2 year old baby who had mistakenly swallowed poisonous substance at his home.     “My 28 month ... Read More »

Modi likely to invite separatists for talks

On his Srinagar visit, PM may repeat Vajpayee’s move of 2003 Srinagar, Oct 22: On his much publicized visit to Jammu and Kashmir on November 7, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may likely do what then BJP Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee did in 2003. Sources close KNS said that besides announcing a mega financial package for the development of Jammu ... Read More »

Information Deptt condoles Dethe’s demise

SRINAGAR, OCTOBER 22: Director General Information & Public relations Mr. Zaffar Ahmad Bhat today condoled the demise of Mr. V.K. Dethe, a former Times of India Journalist who passed away at Chandigarh on Wednesday in a condolence meeting held at the Directorate of Information & Public Relations here today. In a condolence message, Mr. Zaffar Ahmad said that the journalist ... Read More »

VODAFONE’S ORGANISES “SARDI KA TAUFA”

Gifts brand-new quality woollen clothes to underprivileged children in JK Srinagar, October 21: As a socially responsible organisation, it is a constant endeavour by Vodafone to come up with initiatives which serve the society. In line with this practice, Vodafone J&K circle today conducted “SARDI KA TAUFA”- Woollen Donation Camp at NGO-Balgram and NGO-Athrout in Srinagar. At the camp, Vodafone ... Read More »

Injured Anantnag youth stable: SKIMS

Shifted out of ICU Srinagar Oct 21 (KNS): The condition of the youth, Naseer Ahmad Dar, who was critically injured by a teargas canister allegedly fired by security forces in Anantnag is “better”, SKIMS authorities said. “Naseer Ahmad’s condition is better now. We have shifted him to a ward,” Medical Superintendent Dr Farooq Jan told KNS. Dr Jan said that ... Read More »

For the first time, Govt to macadamize roads in winter

   American chemical being imported to get desired results, says minister Srinagar, Oct 21 (KNS): Contrary t0 the previous practices in vogue, the government, from this year, is mulling to macadamize the roads in Kashmir valley despite the harsh winter months by importing a specific chemical from outside. Reports informed that an American chemical called Evothermal is being used in ... Read More »

Mehbooba directs ministers to move beyond constituencies

Asks PDP functionaries to make Govt, administration accountable Srinagar, Oct 21 : While directing her party’s ministers to expand the canvass of public outreach programme beyond their respective constituencies, Peoples Democratic Party President Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday asked her party functionaries to be an eye and ear of the coalition government by highlighting its achievements and performance before the people, sources ... Read More »

Snap ties with BJP to protect Kashmiri Muslims: Karra to PDP

‘Until party revisits its alliance with BJP, I won’t attend any meeting’ Srinagar, Oct 21: Senior Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and Member Parliament from Srinagar Tariq Hamid Karra, who stayed away from the meeting on Thursday, said that the party should snap its ties with the right-wing BJP in the state if “it wants to protect the people of Kashmir”. ... Read More »

Lashker asks people to go Afghan way

Condemns killing of Zahid Srinagar, Oct 21: Lashker-e-Toiba has asked people of the valley to go Afghan way yo get freedom from “Indian occupation”.  In a statement issued today, Spokesperson Dr Abdullah Ghaznavi while quoting outfit Chief Mehmood Shah condemned the murder of Kashmiri trucker Zahid Rasool Bhat said the time has come when every Kashmiri individual has to pick up ... Read More »