Health

J&K has lowest fertility in country: Health study

J&K has lowest fertility in country: Health study

Fertility rate on decline since 2015, rural areas has more fertility rate than urban areas Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, May 16 : The National Family Health Survey for 2019-21 has revealed that J&K has lowest fertility in the country and there has been a decline of 0.6 percent fertility rate in J&K since 2015-16 when the […]

SKIMS top officials being forced to publish selection lists under scanner

SKIMS top officials being forced to publish selection lists under scanner

Misleading authorities for their own benefits, candidates demand referring of posts to JKSSB for transparency Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, May 14 : In order to give undue benefits to some candidates and mint money, some officials at SKIMS Soura are pushing higher ups to publish selection lists which are already under scanner. Top SKIMS officials pleading […]

Critical care Ambulance handed over to CMO Baramulla

Critical care Ambulance handed over to CMO Baramulla

Baramulla May, 12 : The critical care ambulance was donated by “The Doon School Old Boys” Society through former MLA Yawar Ahmad Mir. The Ambulance was donated In presence of Senior leader Apni Party Khurshid Ahmad khan, Altaf Malik, Ghulam MohiuDin Bhat and Bashir Ahmad War. The Ambulance was handed over to  CMO Baramulla Dr […]

Youth dies of heart attack in Baramulla

Youth dies of heart attack in Baramulla

Baramulla : A 25-year-old youth died of a sudden heart attack at his home in Ushkwara area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Tuesday morning. An official told Kashmir Despatch that Tariq Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Mahidin Wani of Ushkwara has reportedly died of heart attack at his home early today. Family sources said […]

J&K reports 11 new covid-19 cases

J&K reports 11 new covid-19 cases

Srinagar, May 7 : Jammu and Kashmir reported 11 new covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours while there was no death due to the pathogen, officials said on Saturday. They said that seven of the fresh cases were reported from Jammu division and four from Kashmir Valley, taking the overall tally to 454099—166368 in […]

People complain about seasonal respiratory illness in Kashmir

<strong>People complain about seasonal respiratory illness in Kashmir</strong>

Doctors say pollen is invisible Jahangeer Ganaie Srinagar, May 06 : People in Kashmir are complaining about respiratory illness because of cotton fluff of poplar trees. They said that the pollen enters the body through the nose or mouth and it causes irritation or redness in eyes, persistent sneezing and breathing problems. However, doctors said that […]

JK logs 14 new coronavirus cases

JK logs 14 new coronavirus cases

Srinagar, Apr 25 (PTI) Jammu and Kashmir reported 14 fresh COVID-19 cases on Monday, taking the infection tally to 4,54,004 in the Union Territory, officials said. The coronavirus death toll stands at 4,751 as no fresh fatality was reported in the last 24 hours. While seven new cases were reported from Jammu district, the Kashmir division […]

Union MoS Dr Jitendra Singh Visits B’la, Takes Holistic Review of Developmental Scenario under Aspirational District Initiative

Union MoS Dr Jitendra Singh Visits B’la, Takes Holistic Review of Developmental Scenario under Aspirational District Initiative

Baramulla, April 25: As part of Union Governments special outreach Programme to get first hand appraisal of various developmental indicators and parameters identified under Aspirational District Programme,  Union Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Science and Technology; Minister of State (IC) Ministry of Earth Science; Mos of Prime Minister’s office and Ministry of Personnel, Public […]

Revisit Mandate of MBBS Doctor As Signatory for Laboratory Investigations: PDCA to Govt

Revisit Mandate of MBBS Doctor As Signatory for Laboratory Investigations: PDCA to Govt

Srinagar Apr 23 : PDC Association Jammu and Kashmir Saturday urged the government to revisit its directive mandating a doctor not less than that of the qualification of an MBBS doctor as signatory for obtaining laboratory investigations. Decrying the decision PDC Association JK Chairman Mohammad Amin Rangrez, as per a statement, asked the government to […]

3 SKIMS employees suspended

3 SKIMS employees suspended

Srinagar, Apr 23 : Three officials of the Gastroenterology Department at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences were suspended on Saturday. “Pending enquiry, following officials of the department of Gastroenterology SKIMS are hereby placed under suspension with immediate effect.” reads the suspension order issued by Additional Director SKIMS. The officials as per order include Lone Mohd. […]

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