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Life is beautiful: Kargil woman under quarantine gives birth to a healthy baby

Life is beautiful: Kargil woman under quarantine gives birth to a healthy baby

Kargil: People call him a miracle baby because he was born to a mother who was quarantined in the wake of coronavirus pandemic in Kargil. Nine-month pregnant Aisha (name changed) was put under quarantine after two residents of Sanko village were tested positive. Coming from a poor family, she went into labor in the wee […]

An open letter to the PM Modi about the restoration of high-speed internet in the UT of J&K

An open letter to the PM Modi about the restoration of high-speed internet in the UT of J&K

Eqbal Khan: Respected Honorable Prime Minister of India Sir, With due respect and reverence, I would like to state that the internet is the most important tool in the globe. It has played an important role in our daily life. The importance of the internet in our life is similar to oxygen and it’s very […]

Pandemic and Socialism

Pandemic and Socialism

Prabhat Patnaik IT is said that in a crisis everybody becomes a socialist; free markets take a back seat, to the benefit of the working people. During the Second World War for instance, when universal rationing was introduced in Britain, the average worker became better nourished than before. Likewise, private companies get commandeered to produce […]

First Electron Microscope Image Of COVID-19 Virus From India Released

First Electron Microscope Image Of COVID-19 Virus From India Released

The first images from India of what the coronavirus looks like are out. The images of the coronavirus have been taken by a team of ICMR-NIV scientists in Pune. The images have been captured using a transmission electron microscope and have been published in the Indian Journal of Medical Research. The images of Sars-Cov-2, the […]

Kashmir youth turn to home-made mask-making

Kashmir youth turn to home-made mask-making

Srinagar: As the coronavirus outbreak has caused a massive shortage of face masks across India, youths in many villages of Kashmir valley have turned to mask making to combat the spread of the deadly disease. For instance a young man Aijaz Ahmad Malik, a resident of Tarzoo village of north Kashmir’s Sopore, has volunteered to […]

COVID-19: Offer me “Bicycle” I will go Home: Stranded Kashmiri Student to Govt

COVID-19: Offer me “Bicycle” I will go Home: Stranded Kashmiri Student to Govt

Banglore: Amid suspension of air and road traffic due to rapid increase in COVID-19 cases in India, A depressed and frustrated Kashmiri stranded student in the Banglore state of Karnataka now requested Govt of India to offer her a Bicycle to reach her home. A student reached Facebook and wrote in her post, I am in […]

Did deceased Covid-19 patient conceal travel history?

Did deceased Covid-19 patient conceal travel history?

Medicos say yes, Family refutes, Div Com orders probe NEYAZ ELAHI Shortly after the Divisional Commissioner Kashmir ordered inquiry into the alleged mishandling of Covid-19 patient case who died on Thursday morning at CD Hospital Srinagar, a medico wishing anonymity that the patient kepatient the doctors in dark and never revealed his significant travel history. […]

India Suffers ‘Alarming’ Decline In Civil Liberties, Kashmir Ranked ‘Not Free’: 2020 Freedom Report

India Suffers ‘Alarming’ Decline In Civil Liberties, Kashmir Ranked ‘Not Free’: 2020 Freedom Report

Betwa Sharma NEW DELHI: In the latest edition of Freedom in the World, an annual report published by pro-democracy nonprofit Freedom House, India has suffered the largest decline in its political rights and civil liberties score among the 25 most populous democracies because of the Narendra Modi government’s “alarming departures from democratic norms,” while Kashmir’s […]

Schools reopen in Kashmir Valley, students happy to return to classrooms

Schools reopen in Kashmir Valley, students happy to return to classrooms

Srinagar: Donning uniforms after nearly seven months, thousands of students on Monday turned up at their schools that re-opened across the Kashmir Valley after remaining shut since August last due to the situation following abrogation of Article 370 and winter vacation. All security arrangements were put in place for the students to attend schools, officials […]

J&K road accidents have touched alarming proportions: Altaf Bukhari

J&K road accidents have touched alarming proportions: Altaf Bukhari

Srinagar: Former finance minister Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari has expressed deep shock and grief over the loss of precious lives in Kathua road accident and called for urgent measures by the Lieutenant Governor led administration to curb such mishaps which have reached to an alarming proportion in Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement to KNT, […]

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An open letter to the PM Modi about the restoration of high-speed internet in the UT of J&K

Eqbal Khan: Respected Honorable Prime Minister of India Sir, With due respect and reverence, I would like to state that the internet is the most important tool in the globe. It has played an important role in our daily life. The importance of the internet in our life is similar to oxygen and it’s very […]