More than two thirds of antibiotics are needlessly prescribed: DAK

More than two thirds of antibiotics are needlessly prescribed: DAK

Srinagar, May 13: “Far too many antibiotics are needlessly prescribed in Kashmir valley,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday in a communique. “Doctors write antibiotics to patients who do not need them,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. He said more than two thirds of antibiotics are unnecessarily prescribed for infections caused by […]

AAC holds meet, announces program for martyrs week

AAC holds meet, announces program for martyrs week

Srinagar, May 12: An important meeting of Awami Action Committee (AAC) leaders, activists and workers was held at the party headquarters Mirwaiz Manzil, Rajouri Kadal. According to the statement issued to KNS, the meeting was presided over by AAC patron Mirwaiz Umar Farooq who was released from the house detention this morning. The meeting finalized […]

Lady Doctor from Aligarh accuses her husband of fraud

Lady Doctor from Aligarh accuses her husband of fraud

Srinagar, May 12: A woman from Aligarh city of Uttar Pradesh Saturday emerged in Press Enclave Srinagar claiming that a doctor from Bagh-e-Mehtab has cheated her. She demanded justice and punishment for the accused doctor. Noor-ul-Hudah, a doctor by profession told reporters that she entered into a matrimonial alliance with one Dr Shahnawaz Bashir four […]

Mirwaiz released from house detention

Mirwaiz released from house detention

Srinagar, May 1: Authorities on Tuesday released Hurriyat (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Mohammad Umar Farooq from the house detention.Mirwaiz was placed under house arrest at his Nigeen residence on Tuesday ahead of his programme to address his yearly sermon in historic Jamia Masjid tonight on eve of the Shab-e-Barat.

Kashmiri girls falling prey to drugs

Stress, family disputes emerging as main causes Srinagar, Apr 30: Drug abuse, known to be widespread among youth in Kashmir Valley, is now showing a new trend whereby teenage girls are increasingly turning into addicts. College-going girls are abusing substances, especially toluene, a common thinner, is testified to by officials at the de-addiction centre in […]

Police arrest con who duped J&K Bank

Srinagar, Apr 30: An application was moved by an official wherein he had mentioned that one unknown person had impersonated him and also approached top echelons of J&K Bank for some work. The J&K Bank authorities took up the matter with the concerned department for verification which proved to be incorrect thereby exposing the fake […]

Aakash institute throws rules to wind

Operates normally despite Govt’s ban on tuition centres Srinagar, Apr 30: As government issued formal order for closure of coaching centres across Kashmir for 90 day but Aakash institute Rajbagh is not in mood to follow government order. Sources said that the institutes have started tuition classes again as govt have decided to closes tuition. […]

Shopkeepers, vendors block Srinagar footpaths

Srinagar, Apr 22: In certain areas of Srinagar city, shopkeepers and vendors have encroached the footpaths which create problems for pedestrians and they are forced to walk on the main road. It seems footpaths are not meant for people as these are used for special commercial purposes after being encroached upon by shopkeepers, fruit and […]

Friday prayers offered in Jamia Masjid after 2 weeks

Srinagar, Apr 20: People were allowed to offer Friday prayers in historic Jamia Masjid in downtown Srinagar after remaining locked for two successive Fridays in view of curfew-like restrictions imposed on April 6 and April 13 to prevent any law and order problem. Friday prayers during the last two weeks were not allowed following curfew-like […]

City roads in shambles, Authorities fail to carry out necessary repairs

Tenders already floated, patch works to start next week: CE R&B Srinagar, Apr 19: In absence of repairs, most of the roads in the city are dotted with potholes. Interestingly number of roads across the summer capital was macadamized last year, however could not withstand rains and developed potholes. The R&B department had claimed that […]

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