Himachal Police participates in I-Day parade in Kashmir

Himachal Police participates in I-Day parade in Kashmir

Srinagar: For the first time in Kashmir, a contingent of Himachal Pradesh (HP) Police participated in the Indian Independence Day parade at the Sher-i-Kashmir Stadium here, As per officials, the 64-member contingent was invited by J&K Police to take part in the event in order to strengthen cooperation between the police of the two neighbouring […]

On DHSK website, Vohra is ‘Amreeki’, his advisor ‘Pakistani’ as per Google translation

On DHSK website, Vohra is ‘Amreeki’, his advisor ‘Pakistani’ as per Google translation

Srinagar: The Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) on Sunday faced an embarrassment following a goof-up on its official website where the common honorific ‘Shri’ before the Governor’s name was translated as ‘Amreeki’ (American) and before the Governor’s advisor’s name as ‘Pakistan ke’ (of Pakistan) into Urdu. Officials of the department blamed Google translation for […]

Alert on spurious drugs by central body catches J&K drug dept ill-prepared

Alert on spurious drugs by central body catches J&K drug dept ill-prepared

Srinagar: The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) has issued a fresh drug alert in Jammu and Kashmir over the recall of substandard and spurious drugs from the open market and hospitals. According to sources, the CDSCO has asked the Drug and Food Control Organisation (DFCO) to intensify market checking and raids on suspected distributors […]

Govt orders re-tendering of 102, 108 ambulance services for 15th time

Govt orders re-tendering of 102, 108 ambulance services for 15th time

Srinagar: Critical-care ambulances are not arriving in J&K for the past ten years because the purchase committee of the state health department keeps rejecting the companies that bid for its tenders. According to official sources, the purchase committee on Wednesday decided to re-tender the critical-care ambulance services under 102 and 108 codes for the 15th […]