`Zero Technique’ for Knee Joint Replacement

Srinagar: A new procedure called `Zero Technique’ has been introduced to replace knee joint. Giving details about the procedure, senior Orthopaedic consultant and joint replacement surgeon Dr. Ranjit Singh from Fortis Escorts Hospital, said that new Zero Technique is for total knee joint replacement. He said that with this technique, the patient starts walking just […]

Rs 4000 Cr projected for 2 AIIMS

Srinagar: The Government has projected an amount of Rs 4000 crore under PM’s package programme for setting up of two AIIMS, one each in Kashmir and Jammu divisions. The Minister for Health and Medical Education, Bhali Bhagat, informed this while replying to a question of Mr. Surinder Mohan Ambardar in the Legislative Council today. The […]

JKLF (R) condemns Karate’s detention

SRINAGAR: Pakistan and Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) chapter of JKLF (R) has strongly condemned continuous detention of Chairman Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bita Karate  and demanded his immediate release. In a press statement, a party spokesperson said that Bita Karate was arrested during a police raid and he continues to be in police custody .Terming […]

Showkat Memorial, Islamia Ang win matches

Showkat Memorial, Islamia Ang win matches

SRINAGAR: Showkat Memorial Cricket team Bijbehara and Islamia Anantnag won their matches in the ongoing Late GM Gilkar Memorial T-20 Cricket tournament played at Boys Higher Secondary School Bijbehara on Monday. The first match of the day turned out to be a one sided affair as Rizwan Zarger’s belligerent knock of 97 from just 46 […]

BCCI open to shifting NCA, writes to state bodies for land

NEW DELHI: The National Cricket Academy (NCA) could be shifted out of Bengaluru with the BCCI asking all its state associations to look for suitable land in their respective regions. The NCA Board met in Bengaluru on Sunday and among other things discussed was the long pending issue of shifting it to a bigger facility. […]

It was a fantastic team achievement, says SRH skipper Warner

BENGALURU: Victorious Sunrisers Hyderabad captain David Warner with all humility hailed Virat Kohli as a “great leader” as he termed it a total “team effort” after beating Royal Challengers Bangalore by 8 runs in the IPL final, on Sunday. “It was a fantastic team achievement. To lead this side and the support from the players, […]

African nationals thrash cab driver

African nationals thrash cab driver

NEW DELHI: A cab driver was beaten up allegedly by a group of Africans in the wee hours on Monday in south Delhi’s Rajpur Khurd, the locality in which African nationals were attacked by groups of locals in four separate incidents last week. The incident took place around 4 AM when the cab driver, identified […]

500 Kailash Mansarovar yatris stranded in Nepal

500 Kailash Mansarovar yatris stranded in Nepal

KATHMANDU: Around 500 Indian pilgrims enroute to Kailash Mansarovar were stranded in Nepal’s mountainous region of Hilsa and Simikot due to inclement weather which has also hampered the operation to evacuate them, officials said today. The Indian Embassy in Kathmandu was in touch with Nepal’s Foreign Secretary, Home Secretary, Chief of Army Staff, Director General […]

Civil society should pitch in to control tobacco usage: Nadda

NEW DELHI: Seeking the support of civil society organisatons in curbing use of tobacco, Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Monday asked them to adopt a group of schools and sensitise children about its ill effects as he advocated a “catch them young” approach. On the eve of the World No Tobacco day, he […]

Sobered by Delhi’s stinginess, Drabu focuses on reforms, no big promises

Sobered by Delhi’s stinginess, Drabu focuses on reforms, no big promises

By A. AALIM AHMMAD SRINAGAR: Finance minister Haseeb Drabu presented the much-delayed budget he said was aimed at providing ‘relief’ to common people, empowerment of women, strengthening anti-corruption mechanism and generating employment through entrepreneurship. This is Drabu’s second budget and the first of the coalition led by Mehbooba Mufti in whose ‘deference’ Drabu also announced […]