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Doctors remove 116 iron nails, wire from Rajasthan man’s stomach

Doctors remove 116 iron nails, wire from Rajasthan man’s stomach

Doctors at the Bundi government hospital in Rajasthan removed 116 iron nails, a long wire and an iron pellet from the stomach of a 42-year-old man. Dr Anil Saini, a surgeon at the hospital, said most nails measured 6.5 cm and it took an hour-and-a-half to remove the objects from the man’s body. “I was […]

DDC pays surprise visit to Distt Hospital Pulwama

DDC pays surprise visit to Distt Hospital Pulwama

PULWAMA, May 11: District Development Commissioner (DDC) Dr Syed Abid Rahid Shah today pay  a surprise visit to the district hospital to take stock of the quality of health services and care provided to the patients there. During the inspection, DDC inspected various sections including emergency, operation theatre, ECG unit, Dental section, X-ray, Gynae and […]

Blood pressure measurement at home more accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

Blood pressure measurement at home more accurate than doctor’s reading: DAK

Srinagar: You are more likely to get an accurate blood pressure reading at home than at the doctor’s office,” said Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Tuesday in a communiqué. “Home measurement gives a more accurate picture of an individual’s blood pressure than reading in a medical setting,” said DAK President Dr Nisar ul Hassan. “Your […]

Syed Ali Geelani discharged from hospital

Syed Ali Geelani discharged from hospital

Srinagar, May 06 : Hurriyat patriarch Syed Ali Geelani has been discharged from SKIMS hospital where he was undergoing treatment. Sources close to Geelani told KNO that doctors have discharged him and he has left for home. “He was admitted in the SKIMS following a replacement of battery of his pacemaker he said. He has […]

‘Pained by poor hygiene’: Kashmir doctor starts crowdfunding for providing sanitary pads to poor

‘Pained by poor hygiene’: Kashmir doctor starts crowdfunding for providing sanitary pads to poor

  A 31 year old doctor  has started a crowdfunding to provide sanitary pads to the impoverished girls and combat the related infections. According to DNA India,  the idea to start crowdfunding popped up her mind when Dr Auqfeen  was treating patients during her weekly Out Patient Department (OPD) in the poor Srinagar neighbourhood, she […]

USG Machine At CD Hospital Obsolete Not Deliberately Kept Out of Order: GMC

USG Machine At CD Hospital Obsolete Not Deliberately Kept Out of Order: GMC

Srinagar, May 1 : Government Medical College Srinagar has found as “baseless” the Head of Department Pulmonary Medicine CD hospital’s report that the USG machine was kept “deliberately out of order” from December 20 last year. “The complaint received from the Head of the Department, Pulmonary Medicine is baseless and there is no negligence/deliberate attempt […]

Seminar on ‘Drug Abuse’ Organized at Sopore

Seminar on ‘Drug Abuse’ Organized at Sopore

  Baramulla, April 30: As part of Drug De-Addiction week, being celebrated from April 29 to May 05 by district administration Baramulla as an effort to combat the menace of drug addiction and to strengthen efforts towards its total eradication, a day long seminar on drug abuse was today organized at SRM Welkin School, Sopore […]

Anti-drugs rally held in Baramulla

Anti-drugs rally held in Baramulla

Suhail Khan Baramulla, April 29 : A rally against drugs was taken in North Kashmir’s Baramulla town on Monday. The rally was attended by students, volunteers, and large number of people and was flagged off by Deputy Commissioner Baramulla from DC office Baramulla. The hugely attended rally passed through various roads and streets of new […]

Govt Directs Hospitals To Display Rate List Of Tests, Lab Investigations

Govt Directs Hospitals To Display Rate List Of Tests, Lab Investigations

  Government has issued a circular to all hospitals and health institutions directing them to display rate list of all available diagnostic tests and lab investigations for easy access of people. “It is impressed upon all the Heads of Hospitals/ Health care institutions to clearly display/indicate the various radiological examinations/lab. investigations/other tests conducted/available along with […]

Div Com orders magisterial probe into the supply of contaminated IV Fluids in Anantnag hospital

Div Com orders magisterial probe into the supply of contaminated IV Fluids in Anantnag hospital

Srinagar, April 24 : Divisional administration Kashmir has ordered a magisterial inquiry into the supply of contaminated IV Fluids and injections from a fair price shop inside district hospital Anantnag. Talking to news agency Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan said that he ensured that the fair price shop was sealed immediately, underlining no compromise […]

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Conflict kills a friend, friendship survives

Saqib Mugloo It’s been six months since Talib Laway’s death, but his 18-year-old best friend Shahid Iqbal is still meeting him. Amid the cloud of sadness, and longing for Mr. Iqbal, as he says, after 40 days of Mr. Laway’s burial, “One day he walked into my house and I hugged him tightly,” said Mr. […]