Peripheral hospital doctors demand separate accommodation

Say they don’t want to infect their families

Peripheral hospital doctors demand separate accommodation

Srinagar: Doctors and other healthcare professionals in different peripheral hospitals of Kashmir have demanded separate hostel accommodations similar to what their counterparts in Srinagar hospitals are being provided. According to doctors, there is apprehension they might infect their families and others if they go home after completing their duties. “The hostel facility is a must […]

12 shopkeepers arrested in Srinagar for violating lockdown

Srinagar: Police on Tuesday said they have arrested 12 shopkeepers in Srinagar’s Rainawari for violating Covid-19 lockdown. Case FIR No. 22/2020 has been registered at Police Station Rainawari and further investigation into the case has been initiated, police said. Police have once again requested the general public to follow the restrictions imposed by the government […]

Last date for applying for CUK entrance test extended till April 25

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir Tuesday announced extension in the last date for submission of online application forms for admission to various programmes through the Central University Common Entrance Test (CUCET) 2020 till April 25 in view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic and the all-India lockdown. “The programmes to which admissions are being made through […]

Won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period: Higher Edu dept

Won’t pay contractual teachers for lockdown period: Higher Edu dept

Srinagar: J&K Higher Education Department in Monday said it will not pay salaries to college contractual teachers for the lockdown period including last year’s Kashmir lockdown post abrogation of Article 370. The move has left high and dry the hundreds of aggrieved college teachers and their families amid the current lockdown. The teachers-comprising lecturers and […]

Don’t hesitate to visit hospitals in case of emergency: DAK to people

Srinagar: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Monday urged people not to hesitate to go to a hospital if they have an emergency. DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that people have been asking if it is still possible for them to go to the hospitals for problems not related to Coronavirus. […]

Tengpora residents seek restoration of power supply

SRINAGAR : The residents of Hanfia Jamia Masjid Shareef Tengpora have appealed the power authorities to immediately restore power supply to their area. The locals said that they are without electricity for the past two and even approached the power department employees of the area and others, but to no avail. They have now sought […]

4 dilapidated houses collapse in Rainawari

Srinagar: Four old houses in a rundown condition collapsed in Sikandarpora area of Rainawari Srinagar on Monday morning. According to CNS, there was no one inside these houses when they collapsed and no report of any causality or injury to anyone in the incident. Locals alleged that there are many decaying houses lying in the […]

Cop injured in accidental fire at Gupkar

Srinagar: A policeman of special security wing, SSG was injured in an accidental fire when his service rifle went off accidentally, while he was cleaning it, in high-security Gupkar area of Srinagar on Monday morning. According to CNS, the incident occurred on Monday morning when a policeman from SSG wing, identified as Bilal Ahmed Rather […]

NGO Athrout donates 6 mobile ventilators to CD hospital

NGO Athrout donates 6 mobile ventilators to CD hospital

Srinagar: A non-government organisation Athrout has donated six mobile ventilators to Chest and Disease hospital here. With the rise in Covid-19 cases in Kashmir, only 95 ventilators are available with associated hospitals with many of them defunct. Doctors say that ventilators are needed because the virus attacks the lungs, and these patients need ventilators for […]

KU VC to review preparations today after lockdown is lifted

Srinagar: Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad will chair a meeting on Monday to review the preparations and measures taken by the University to fight Covid -19 after the lockdown is lifted. The statement said, “The meeting will be attended by various functionaries of the University including officers of the administration and senior […]

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