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 Jahangeer Ganaie

Hundreds converge at Ashmuqam, participate in traditional ‘Zool’ ritual

Hundreds converge at Ashmuqam, participate in traditional ‘Zool’ ritual

Aishmuqam: Hundreds of devotees on Saturday thronged the holy shrine of Sufi saint Sakhi Zainuddin Wali (RA) in Aishmuqam where they performed the traditional ‘Zool’ ritual. The ritual is being performed by devotees as a mark of respect for the saint as it is held to mark the beginning of the agricultural activity after a […]

 KV Network

Highway ban causes inconvenience to civilians

Highway ban causes inconvenience to civilians

Srinagar, Apr 7 (PTI) Ghulam Mohammad Bhat started off from his home here to reach a hospital where his daughter is admitted, but cannot find any means of transport to get there due to the ban on civilian traffic on the Jammu-Srinagar highway. “I have been walking for the past 15 minutes, but there is […]

 Irfan Tramboo

GMC forms committee to frame SOPs for referrals from peripheries

GMC forms committee to frame SOPs for referrals from peripheries

Srinagar: While much has been talked about the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), the Government Medical College (GMC) is now framing the same ‘afresh’ for referrals in GMC and Associated Hospitals from peripheries. Insiders told ‘Kashmir Vision’ that a three member committee has been formed which has been tasked to frame the SOPs within two days. […]

 Irfan Tramboo

HC rescues SKIMS: Orders it to start operating PET scan

HC rescues SKIMS: Orders it to start operating PET scan

Srinagar: As the closure of the PET scan led to crisis at SKIMS and affected the cancer patients in particular, the High Court has ordered status quo on the objections that were raised by the AERB, letting SKIMS to start the machinery all over again. Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Dr Farooq Jan told ‘Kashmir Vision’ that […]

 Irfan Tramboo

‘Wall of kindness’ generates warmth for those in need

‘Wall of kindness’ generates warmth for those in need

Srinagar: Amid bone-chilling cold, a ‘Wall of Kindness’ has generated warmth for those who are in need of it. ‘Wall of Kindness’ is a unique initiative taken by a group of youth associated with an organization called ‘Who is Hussian’. The members transform walls into walls kindness by hanging clothes for needy, amid the bone-shaking […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Crime against fairer sex to witness harsh punishment

Crime against fairer sex to witness harsh punishment

Govt finally unveils the JK Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance-2018 Bill

Srinagar: The government has finally unveiled the Jammu and Kashmir Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance-2018 Bill, amending the already existing Ranbir Penal Code (RPC) provisions assuring stern punishment for those involved in heinous crimes such as rape. A government spokesperson on Thursday said that it has been decided to reinforce the legal framework to curb instances […]

 Irfan Tramboo

NDP: District Hospital Anantnag takes lead, aims expansion

NDP: District Hospital Anantnag takes lead, aims expansion

Carries out 1500 dialysis in 7 months

DH Anantnag takes lead, carries out 1500 dialysis in 7 months

 KV Correspondent

Situation in Kashmir leading to disorder in education sector

Situation in Kashmir leading to disorder in education sector

Srinagar: The education sector is faced with dilemmas of various kinds in Kashmir. On Monday when the class 12th students had to appear for their final exams the board postponed the exams owing to civilian killings and the subsequent protests. The JK Board of School Education (BOSE) had notified the date sheet for class 10th […]

 KV Online

Supreme Court verdict decriminalising adultery death-knell for family system

Supreme Court verdict decriminalising adultery death-knell for family system

The debate about the decriminalisation of homosexuality had not yet died down that the verdict decriminalising adultery hit the headlines. So with the two “historical” verdicts in September 2018 on Homosexuality and Adultery, the corporatisation of Indian Legal System has almost reached its zenith. Market driven sex and sexuality will now prosper without any obstacles. […]

 Irfan Tramboo

‘Upgradations’ in healthcare infra ‘appear’ only on paper

‘Upgradations’ in healthcare infra ‘appear’ only on paper

Facilities upgraded, created in 2002 still lack manpower

Srinagar: The state governments ‘giant leap’ in 2002 to bring about a transition in the healthcare infrastructure has failed to bear fruits as the move failed to speed up the healthcare delivery and improve the various facilities in this sector. The government and the health department did not meet any success in providing the adequate […]