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.

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...

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...

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...

Jail Worries

With the septuagenarian separatist dying of Covid-19 in a Jammu jail, hundreds of families are worried across Kashmir. Now the political class has requested...

‘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...

Shielding Doctors

As the virus jammed Wuhan in China and triggered a global appetite for personal protection equipment (PPE), a young innovator in Srinagar decided to...

Hatched In Quarantine?

After the first of the 43 Umrah pilgrims tested positive, panicky health officials drove 11 of them to a 2-room PHC for fortnight-long quarantine....

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...

Sleeping Shangus

An abrupt detection of a series of Covid-19 infections down-south led authorities to strictly impose restrictions. Umar Khurshid spent a day locating the problems...

In No Go Area

Unshakable faith in God and compassion for the ailing inspires Jameel Ahmad Digoo, an ambulance driver of the health department, to ferry Covid-19 positive...

Besieged By Coronavirus

As the world scrambles to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic, fear and anxiety have gripped Kashmir too. Saima Bhat reports about how people have started coping...

Zoom Courts

Forced to go virtual, the courts in Kashmir found the going tough during the lock-down in 2020, reports Saima Bhat In July 2020, Mohammad Sultan, 56,...

Changed Concerns

The battle against the virus triggered pandemic has pushed everything else to the back-burner in the private and public sector reports Tasavur Mushtaq Said to be...

‘This Eid, Do Not Knock At Each Others’ Doors, Use Phone To Wish, Instead’

Dr Abdul Qayum Hamid Changal, a Kashmir's General Physician working for the Ministry of Health, in Saudi Arabia, debunks myths and addresses misconceptions linked...

‘The Situation Is Grim’

The SKIMS Medical College Principal, Dr Riyaz Untoo is managing a major Covid-19 facility. He tells Syed Samreen that the cases are going to increase exponentially...

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