SKIMS discusses portal hypertension on doctors day

SKIMS discusses portal hypertension on doctors day

SRINAGAR: Department of surgical gastroenterology conducted a day long awareness program on Portal Hypertension at Sheri Kashmir Institute of Medical Science (SKIMS) on Doctors day. Portal hypertension is above normal pressures in PVS due to Pre-sinusoidal (EHPVO), Sinusoidal (Cirrhosis) or Post-sinusoidal (BCS) Obstruction. “In Portal Hypertension, blood that normally flows through the liver is diverted […]

Businesses suffer as restrictions limit peoples’ movement

Businesses suffer as restrictions limit peoples’ movement

SRINAGAR: Curfew like restriction in the parts of old city hampered businesses and paralysed life on the occasion of Eid. People were forced to stay indoors as government feared street protests against civilian killing in Kakpora area of Pulwama where three militants were killed in an encounter and a civilian was shot dead by government […]

Abaya returns to Kashmir fashion scene

Abaya returns to Kashmir fashion scene

SRINAGAR: On a hot summer day, three of her friends teamed up with Aaliya, a class 12 student, to buy a dress that helps her follow the religious teachings regarding a woman’s dress. The four matched a black Abaya with an Irani Hijab – the colour combination and the design of embroidery looked pretty. Aaliya […]

Srinagar continues to remain dirty, Swatch Bharat mission yet to take off

Srinagar continues to remain dirty, Swatch Bharat mission yet to take off

SRINAGAR: The Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) has failed to implement the much talked about Swach Bharat Abhiyan(SBA) despite receiving Rs 4.97 crore from the government of India for the purpose. The abhiyan comprises five phases including construction of individual and community latrines, solid waste management, information education capacity building and awareness generation. The SMC records […]

SMC cleanliness a posh colony affair, core city faces neglect

SMC cleanliness a posh colony affair, core city faces neglect

SRINAGAR: Piles of garbage and litter accumulated on roadsides is casting shadow on the Srinagar Municipal Corporation’s (SMC) plans to beautify the historic city and restore its pristine glory. The negative approach of the general public and lackadaisical approach of the SMC officials are both contributing to keep the city in unhygienic condition. The heaps […]

High mast LED lights will illuminate Kashmir streets

High mast LED lights will illuminate Kashmir streets

SRINAGAR: To improve street lighting, PDD and SMC are installing 157 high mast led lights in the Kashmir valley at the cost of 5.5 cr rupees. The agencies will also repair defunct lights in Srinagar. Different agencies – Housing Department (HD), Power development Department (PDD), Tourism, Roads and Building Department (R&B) and SMC – install […]