Drop-out rate increasing at LD Hospital due to stress and fear

Drop-out rate increasing at LD Hospital due to stress and fear

Srinagar: The physical assault on a female doctor at Lal Ded (LD) Hospital two days ago has brought into the open the sort of threats and stress that doctors at the hospital routinely face. According to the doctors, the drop-out rate of junior doctors has increased manifold in Kashmir’s lone maternity specialty – LD Hospital […]

9 boys blinded in one eye by pellets fired in Kulgam

9 boys blinded in one eye by pellets fired in Kulgam

Srinagar: A dozen persons inured in firing of live ammunition and pellets by government forces in Kulgam on Saturday are at present admitted in hospitals in Srinagar after hit by pellets and bullets in vital organs, including their eyes. According to doctors at SMHS hospital, nine boys have lost vision in one eye after being […]

Writer Prof Rita dies on DD Kashir’s live program

Writer Prof Rita dies on DD Kashir’s live program

Srinagar: A leading educationist and writer, Prof Dr Rita Jitendra on Monday died in the studios of Doordarshan Kendra Srinagar while speaking in a live broadcast of Good Morning J&K program. Medical Superintendent SMHS hospital, Dr Saleem Tak told Kashmir Reader that she was brought dead and have died due to sudden cardiac arrest. “The […]

No scrutiny in GMC Srinagar for dubious candidates for promotions

No scrutiny in GMC Srinagar for dubious candidates for promotions

Srinagar: Government Medical College (GMC) Srinagar is yet to come up with a policy to scrutinize credentials of in-service candidates for their promotion to technical posts. In February, Principal GMC Srinagar, Dr Samia Rashid has said that they are working out a mechanism to screen degrees and diplomas of non-technical employees who are seeking promotion […]

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