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Kashmiri Scientist behind the discovery of a new type of diabetes afflicting the brain

  New Delhi, Feb 22, CNS: In a groundbreaking study, scientists at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi have described a new type of diabetes they term as “Diabetes Type 4”. The lead Scientist in this Research is the highly acclaimed Kashmiri clinical researcher Dr. Muneeb Faiq.      According to Dr. Muneeb Faiq and his team, this diabetes ... Read More »

Early closure of petrol pumps create inconvenience for commuters

  Srinagar, Feb 22, CNS:  The Srinagar city has no petrol pumps that can provide day and night services. Almost all the petrol pumps that used to provide day and night services in the city have closed down their services during the night. Commuters say all the petrol pumps in the Srinagar city close down their business at around 9 ... Read More »

Amnesty accuses India of using excessive, arbitrary force on demonstrators

  Srinagar, Feb 22, CNS: Amnesty International on Wednesday criticised the Indian government for using excessive and arbitrary force on demonstrators last year post the July 8 killing of militant commander Burhan Wani. “Security forces used arbitrary or excessive force against demonstrators on several occasions. In August, Shabir Ahmad Monga, a lecturer, was beaten to death by army soldiers,” said ... Read More »

Pellet injured Kulgam youth loses life after five months

  Kulgam, Feb 21, CNS: A pellet injured youth from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district Tuesday succumbed to his injuries after battling for life for more than five months.      Ambulance driver Waseem Muhamamd Thokar (26) a resident of Shouch hamlet of Kulgam district according to his family had suffered pellet injuries when he had gone to ferry wounded protesters at ... Read More »

Kunan Poshpora tragedy living proof of state terrorism: Geelani

  SRINAGAR | FEB 21 (PTK): On the completion of 26 years of Kunan Poshpora tragedy, APHC chairman Syed Ali Geelani said that this heart wrenching incident is a living proof of the state terrorism and fascism of India in Kashmir and it can be assumed that how-grave war crimes are committed by the Indian occupational forces in Jammu & ... Read More »

KUPWARA | FEB 21 (PTK):The residents of Lolab alleged that the HP gas agency in of the villages has failed to provide the home delivery. They expressed anger against HP gas agency for failing to provide door to door to locals. Villagers told that the local residents have not been receiving gas since last two months. They said that despite ... Read More »

Government imposes restriction on injudicious uses of commodities, extravaganza

SRINAGAR | FEB 21 (PTK):  Taking strong not of the complaints have time and again received regarding injudicious use of Essential Commodities, extravaganza expenditures being made in both public and private functions by most of the people in state, the government today issued an order of imposing restrictions on it . The government order reads, “There shall be complete ban ... Read More »

Now Jabbar blames govt for ignoring projects, smells political gimmick

  IRFAN QURAISHI SRINAGAR | FEB 21 (PTK):Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA), Ishfaq Jabbar who is the senior leader National Conference alleged that the most of the projects initiated and approved in time of Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah are being deliberately ignored. He said that especially Ganderbal Power project was approved during the times of Omar Abdullah adding that ... Read More »

Inappropriate prescribing of psychiatric drugs harming patients: DAK

‘1.8 million people having mental distress in Kashmir’ Srinagar, Feb 21 (KNS): Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that inappropriate prescribing of psychiatric drugs for mental health problems are causing serious harm to patients. Raising concern, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that unnecessary use of psychiatric medications are putting patients at risk of serious adverse ... Read More »

Mehbooba visits several migrant camps to wish Kashmiri Pandits on Shivratri

Describes them inseparable part of Kashmiri ethos, says Kashmir incomplete without them JAMMU, FEBRUARY 21: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti today visited several camps of Kashmiri migrants here to extend them greetings on the forthcoming festival of Shivratri. The Chief Minister visited Purkhoo, Muthi, Nagrota and Buta Nagar camps besides Jagti township and extended her greetings to the inhabitants there on ... Read More »