KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

KR Impact: PDA demolishes makeshift latrines, ecology concerns persist

Anantnag: Pahalgam development authority (PDA)– the main nodal agency meant for the development of Pahalgam on Wednesday asked the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) to remove latrines and erect them on the roadside on the same patch of land. The instructions were issued a day after Kashmir Reader carried a report on the construction of […]

Family shocked, shattered by killing of lone 14-yr-old son

Family shocked, shattered by killing of lone 14-yr-old son

SHAMSIPORA: A single-storey mud and brick house has women wailing under a canopy set up in the courtyard, and outside it, Mushtaq Ahmed Wani walking with the support of two middle-aged men. The loss of his only son has deprived Mushtaq Wani even of the strength to stand on his legs. He keeps weeping, with […]

No effect of blacklisting threat, hospitals still short of essential drugs

No effect of blacklisting threat, hospitals still short of essential drugs

SRINAGAR: Two months have passed since the Jammu and Kashmir Medical Supplies Corporation (JKMSC) threatened to blacklist pharmaceutical companies and debar them from participating in tenders for five years, but rural hospitals continue to suffer shortage of vital drugs. The JKMSC was made operational last year, with the claim that it will ensure accountability, quality, […]

Mass screening for Hepatitis-C begins in Anantnag

Mass screening for Hepatitis-C begins in Anantnag

Anantnag: Two months after the Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar carried out a survey on the prevalence of Hepatitis-C in south Kashmir, health authorities have woken up to the situation and started a mass screening across entire Anantnag district. The health department has started screening from medical block Larnoo in Kokernag area where the virus […]

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