Rural areas need doctors

Rural areas need doctors

Kashmir is grappling with the dearth of doctors especially in rural areas. More doctors than the sanctioned strength have been posted in hospitals in Srinagar city. Most of the doctors who have settled in Srinagar cityhave somehow managed to get themselves posted in and around the city. According to the media reports most of the […]

Ice won’t break?

Ice won’t break?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has once again hinted that there are bleak possibilities about relations between India and Pakistan improving in coming days. “It will be a huge mistake to believe that Pakistan will mend its ways after a war. It will take a lot of time,” PM Modi said in an interview to a […]

Mehbooba’s triple talaq talk

Mehbooba’s triple talaq talk

President of Peoples Democratic Party and former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Mehbooba Mufti has taken the BJP led NDA Government head on for passing triple talaq bill in the Lok Sabha. She has claimed that the proposed law would “worsen the economic condition of Muslim women.” This is for the first time that […]

Take precautions

Take precautions

Doctors Association of Kashmir has warned that chill of winter increases the risk of high blood pressure, also known as hypertension and it increases the risk of fatal heart attacks and strokes. Winter in Kashmir has always been harsh and people prefer to stay indoors to save themselves from chilly conditions especially during Chilla-i-Kalan, 40 […]

Chilla-i-Kalan catches authorities napping

Chilla-i-Kalan catches authorities napping

The dry Chilla-i-Kalan has frozen Kashmir. Srinagar city recently recorded the coldest night in the past 28-years as the temperature dropped down to minus 7.8 degrees Celsius. The Valley witnessing extremely cold conditions has led to water supply lines, taps and water bodies getting frozen. It has hit the water supply across Kashmir as taps […]

Litmus test in offing

Litmus test in offing

  Peoples Democratic Party is making all preparations to commemorate the death anniversary of its founder late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on January 7. This day is very important for the PDP president and former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti as she will come to know how many party leaders are still with her. Since the day […]

Rajendra sounds alarm

Rajendra sounds alarm

Former Jammu and Kashmir Police chief K Rajendra has stirred the hornet’s nest by claiming that withdrawal of the United States Army from Afghanistan would have a direct impact on Kashmir and militant outfits would feel emboldened. While delivering a lecture in Pune, the former director general of police advocated stern action against Pakistan and […]

Kashmir tourism in dire straits

Kashmir tourism in dire straits

Report submitted by the parliamentary panel about GST having negative effect on J&K tourism is an alarm bell for the people at the helm. The panel has submitted that the Government of India should reconsider the indirect tax regime on tourism-related activities in Jammu and Kashmir. The panel has also stated that the negative publicity […]

Sajad should open his cards

Sajad should open his cards

Exactly one month has passed since the day Jammu and Kashmir Assembly was dissolved. Many political developments have take place during these 30-days but chairman of the Peoples Conference Sajad Gani Lone has not yet disclosed who where the 18 PDP MLAs who had offered to support him to form the government in the state. […]

Mehbooba has no way out?

Mehbooba has no way out?

Amid rebellion at peak within the Peoples Democratic Party, the PDP president Mehbooba Mufti chaired a core group meeting of the party at her Fairview residence in Srinagar on Saturday. But troubles for Mehbooba seem to be mounting as it looks like that no one wants to stay with her. Saturday’s meeting, according to the […]

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