TCI to bring high strength TCI Max Rapid cement

TCI to bring high strength TCI Max Rapid cement

Srinagar: Trumboo Industry is going to launch a new variant of Ordinary Portland Cement that  will be gaining higher strength more quickly saving on the time of the user. This OPC brand according to company is having an incredible strength and can fulfill the robust construction demand in shortest time. The product according to company […]

From the CM, injured Iqra’s mother wants justice

From the CM, injured Iqra’s mother  wants justice

Srinagar: Her head strapped in layers of white bandages, Iqra Sidiq, 17, spoke with hand gestures at the isolation ward of super speciality SHMS hospital. Iqra was moved to a special ward since she complained of headache. Iqra was hit by a stone allegedly thrown by the personnel of paramilitary CRPF. A commerce student at […]

LD hospital takes alibi of faulty elevator for dysfunctional OTs

LD hospital takes alibi of faulty elevator for dysfunctional OTs

Nazima Sidiq SRINAGAR: Failing to meet deadline of making four hi-tech Operational Theatres functional within 20 days, the hospital authorities at Lal Ded Hospital have linked the delay to the non-functioning of elevator. The four OT’s were set-up in 2014 at new block of the hospital but are dysfunctional despite huge requirement at the hospital. […]

Miserable conditions for childbirth at SKIMS Soura

Miserable conditions for childbirth at SKIMS Soura

SRINAGAR: The maternity section of SKIMS Soura hospital is functioning with just one operation table, no adequate lighting in the labour room, no blood bank or laboratory, and 25 beds to accommodate 60 women on the verge of delivery who come to the hospital on a daily average. A 140-bed capacity, specialty SKIMS Maternity Hospital […]

Even a drizzle causes water-logging in Srinagar city

Even a drizzle causes water-logging in Srinagar city

Srinagar: On the second day of incessant rains, the low-lying areas in Srinagar city situated closer to the water channels continued to face the problem of water-logging. The locals complained that the inundation was mainly due to the lack of proper drainage system in the city. “Whenever it rains or snows, the lanes get inundated. […]

Cases of little-known Brucellosis rising in valley

Cases of little-known Brucellosis rising in valley

Srinagar: At a time when complaints of fever are rampant, doctors have asked people to be wary of the type that is symptomatic of Brucellosis, a highly contagious disease transmitted to humans from infected animals. Brucellosis is caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from, or closed contact with secretions of, infected domestic […]

Unhygienic washroom forces students to bunk school

Unhygienic washroom forces students  to bunk school

SRINAGAR: Rukiya Farooq (name changed), a 9th class student of Government Girls High School Malik Sahib SafaKadal has to take off a week from school every month as the school has only one washroom for boys and girls. The lone washroom is mostly dirty and unhygienic, as there is no one to clean the washroom […]

Wet weather for today: MeT

Wet weather for today: MeT

By Nazima Sidiq    Srinagar: Many parts of Kashmir valley received rainfall since Tuesday evening, while as the meteorological department predicted moderate rains for another 24 hours. “Light to moderate rainfall widespread in the both upper and plain regions is expected for next 24 hours,” MeT officials said. Weather is likely to improve after 24 […]

Dwellers near the Dal trapped in official net

Dwellers near the Dal trapped in official net

Srinagar: Instead of declining, encroachments are rising on the embankments of the Dal Lake. Officials of the Lakes and Waterways Development Authority (LAWDA) said that violations have become common even after people have been resettled at different housing colonies. On the other hand, the people who live on the banks of the Dal say that […]

Patient referred from JLNM without basic treatment died on way to SMHS

Patient referred from JLNM without basic treatment died on way to SMHS

By Nazima Sidiq SRINAGAR: A pill in time could have saved the life of an old city resident but the doctors attending him forgot the basic lesson to treat a heart patient. Worse, the hospital refused ambulance to escort the patient from Jawahir Lal Nehru Memorial (JLNM) Hospital, Rainawari to nearby Sri Maharaja Hari Singh […]