COVID19

This section displays the most exhaustive ad in-depth coverage of the Covid-19 pandemic and its impact on different facets of life in Jammu and Kashmir. It also has exclusive reportage of the history of epidemics in Kashmir.

Online Un-learning

The transition from teacher-class based teaching to digital education has not been smooth in Kashmir, nor is it helping students to learn, reports Khalid Bashir Gura A class 11 student at a government school, Sahil...

Dizzying Inflation

The steep rise in the cost of goods in Kashmir is making it increasingly difficult for the common man to manage two square meals a day. The lower middle class and the poor sections...

‘Food Can Build Your Capacity To Resist Covid19’

Beenish Zohra, a practising dietician and a clinical nutritionist, tells Farzana Nisar that good food plays an important role in building the immune system in the pandemic.  KASHMIR LIFE (KL):  How important is food...

Drastic Drive?

The high-pitch campaign to enforce lockdown is making society’s vulnerable sections to pay for attempts to earn livelihoods for their desperate families, reports Minhaj Masoodi Two days ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr, Faizan (name changed), 25, along...

Yatra. Really?

Amarnath pilgrimage could undo the painstaking efforts to control the virus in Kashmir, writes Riyaz Wani With the annual Amarnath yatra drawing near, the Jammu and Kashmir administration is yet to take a final call...

ASHA Nirasha

Overworked, underpaid and vulnerable to infection, around 20,000 ASHA workers are practically the first line of defence against the contagion, especially in the Kashmir periphery. Given that they lack even the basics of rights...

Pandemic And Pandits

The ongoing pandemic hit the migrant Kashmiri Pandit community in Jammu, UP and Delhi so harshly that many think Covid19 killed more than the militants in 1990 On May 27, a Kashmiri Pandit (KP) activist,...

Online MBBS

The pandemic has forced the students enrolled with offshore medical schools to study virtually from home. This is putting a question mark over their competence as future doctors, reports Farzana Nisar It is 6 am...

Sensing The Danger

We took some smart street questions on Covid19 and asked various specialists fighting the pandemic within and outside Kashmir hospitals. The responses made it easier for people to understand that we all have to...

Survival Gadgets

As desperate families go to market, exorbitantly priced oxygen concentrators are making them unaffordable for Covid-19 patients homecare. Now the crisis is that leisure oxygen-generators are being sold for medical oxygen concentrators, reports Saifullah...

Covid Priority

It is vital to have Covid19 appropriate behaviour. But it is more important to retain Covid19 as the key priority in the governance policymaking. Right now vaccination is the only way-out, writes Riyaz Wani Jammu...

Probing The Toll

With Kashmir having massive morbidity and Jammu leading in the mortality, a puzzled government is trying its best to locate the reasons responsible, reports Masood Hussain The entry of the Covid19 causing virus into Kashmir...

The Oxygen Grid

With more people requiring Oxygen therapy to fight back Covid19 and its virulent mutated variants, Khalid Bashir Gura goes on an Oxygen audit on the public healthcare setup and identifies the issues that could...

Devastating Coverage

It is unlikely that there will be a leadership challenge to the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi but his political capital will not escape unscathed from the pandemic, writes Riyaz Wani The ongoing catastrophe in India...

‘Pregnant Women Must Avoid Visiting Hospital For Routine Check-ups’

Dr Nighat Firdous, one of the senior-most gynaecologists in Kashmir, is the Head of the Department, Gynaecology and Obstetrics at the women-exclusive Lala Ded Hospital. In an interview with Syed Samreen, she urges pregnant...

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