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 KV Correspondent

On teacher-pupil ratio, DSEK fails yet again

On teacher-pupil ratio, DSEK fails yet again

School in Dangiwacha area has 4 teachers for 12 students

Srinagar: At a time when maintaining the student-pupil ratio is being stressed in Government schools, Middle School Anwarabad in Dangiwacha zone of Baramulla district is portraying a different story altogether. The school has posted four teachers for 12 students who stand enrolled in the institution. A group of ‘influential teachers’ visit the school to have […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

ULB polls: Police arrest dozens in southern districts

ULB polls: Police arrest dozens in southern districts

Pulwama/Shopian: Ahead of the scheduled Urban Local Bodies polls in the state, over three dozen youth have been arrested by the forces from the twin districts of South Kashmir including Pulwama and Shopian. Locals from the area said the forces have been conducting nocturnal raids and as many as forty youth have been arrested from […]

 KV News

Mishandling of Kashmir by India has alienated Kashmir, says Guv Malik

Mishandling of Kashmir by India has alienated Kashmir, says Guv Malik

Srinagar: India has made mistakes, and its mistakes have, in the process, alienated itself from the people of the Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik said in an interview. Malik said his priority is to “create an environment of trust” in which the Centre can initiate talks with mainstream parties and even the […]

 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 […]

 KV News

GDC Srinagar set to accommodate more for PG courses

12 member expert panel to submit inspection report

Srinagar: With Dental Council of India (DCI) completing its two day inspection of Government Dental College (GDC) Srinagar, the college is all set to have an increased capacity for different PG courses that are offered at the college, the move which will pave way for more BDS doctors to go for Post Graduation well within […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Drug quality goes for a toss in absence of strict monitoring

Drug quality goes for a toss in absence of strict monitoring

Srinagar:  With fourteen drugs found to be of sub-standard in a span of just 6 months by the Drugs and Food Control Organization J&K (DFCO) so far this year, the presence of a central drug supervising authority seems to be necessary for the State to guarantee that the patients are consuming drugs of standard quality […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner

Srinagar:  With the footfall of the drug manufacturing companies increasing in the J&K, Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) J&K, while not being able to keep an eye on everything, is now keeping vigil on the medicines that don’t stick in the market so long and are consumed quickly than others raising a feather of […]

 Irfan Tramboo

A tale of two hospitals: One is overburdened, the other struggling to perform

A tale of two hospitals: One is overburdened, the other struggling to perform

Srinagar:  If one is to see how burdened a doctor can be, or for that matter, a hospital, a visit to Valley’s only maternity care hospital, Lalla Ded Hospital is a must. The hospital, on average performs 45 Lower segment Caesarean section   (LSCS) and 33 normal deliveries, with on average only 14 doctors available to […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Callous: SKIMS maternity care hospital proves a non-performer

Callous: SKIMS maternity care hospital proves a non-performer

Srinagar: The SKIMS maternity care hospital is functioning in shambles, with its up gradation being stalled since 2008, the hospital lacks almost all the basic equipments that are necessary for the functioning of a sensitive maternity care facility. What is more appalling is that the USG machine at the hospital is lying defunct for a […]

 KV Correspondent

Barbaric: Headless body of abducted man found

Srinagar: Police on Friday recovered the headless body of a man, who was abducted by Lashkar-e-Toiba (LeT) militants from Bandipora district of north Kashmir on Wednesday night. The body of Manzoor Ahmad Bhat, who was abducted by militants of LeT, was found on the periphery of Hajin in Bandipora this morning, senior superintendent of police […]

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