SMHS paramedic assaults KR journalist

SMHS paramedic assaults KR journalist

Srinagar: Kashmir Reader journalist Nazir Gillo was assaulted by a paramedic at the SMHS hospital where he had gone to cover a story about a destitute woman who had been bitten off by dogs on streets. The paramedic even threatened Gillo with charging him with harassing a female staffer whom Gillo had asked for the […]

In hospital, pellet victims and their attendants put up a brave face

In hospital, pellet victims and their attendants put up a brave face

SRINAGAR: Scenes reminiscent of 2016 unrest were witnessed in Srinagar’s SMHS hospital as at least six pellet hit victims were treated upon at the hospital’s ophthalmology ward that was filled with grieving attendants of the wounded civilians. Wearing dark shades four boys of south Kashmir’s Pulwama district lay reclined on beds inside ward 18 of […]

16 projects under AMRUT sanctioned for city

16 projects under AMRUT sanctioned for city

SRINAGAR: As many as 16 projects costing Rs. 234 crore have been sanctioned under AMRUT for Srinagar city and out of these work on four has been started. Also the Rs. 3600 crore Smart City project is being submitted to Centre for approval under which 101 projects of city development would be taken. This was […]

Mysterious blast injures four kids in Sopore, one critically

Mysterious blast injures four kids in Sopore, one critically

Sopore: Four minor boys were injured in a “mysterious” explosion in Pazalpora area of Sopore on Sunday morning. The victims—Akash Riyaz Bhat and his brother Rashid Riyaz Bhat sons of Riyaz Ahmad Bhat; Shakir Husain Dar son of Ghulam Hassan Dar and Sahil Rasheed Lone son of Abdul Rashid Lone—suffered injuries when one of them […]

Women skip ECG test at SMHS for lack of female technicians

Women skip ECG test at SMHS for lack of female technicians

By Sumiya Shah SRINAGAR: Lack of female technicians in Electrocardiogram (ECG) section of the SMHS hospital in Srinagar is forcing many female patients to skip the diagnostic test at the hospital. Most women take offence to male technicians undertaking the ECG, and many of them opt for private diagnostic centre where female technicians are available. […]

SHRC seeks GMC report on underused dialysis facilities

SHRC seeks GMC report on underused  dialysis facilities

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission on Monday directed Principal Government Medical College to submit report on a plea about “non-functioning/underutilization” of the dialysis machines in the super speciality hospital at SMHS here. Issuing a notice on a plea submitted by International Forum for Justice and Human Rights Forum through chairman Ahsan Untoo, SHRC bench […]

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