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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

‘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...

‘Lockdowns Will Not Block Covid-19 Transmission Completely’

Acclaimed scientist, Prof Mohammad Sultan Khuroo’s significant contribution include the discovery of Hepatitis-E virus in 1978 from Kashmir when 1700 of an estimated 52000...

‘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...

Virus of Stigma

Blaming the Covid-19 patients for their disease is weakening the efforts to control it, reports Saima Bhat After walking out of a hotel along Boulevard...

Why Bayt al-Mal Is The Most Relevant Community Institution During Pandemic?

by Umair Rashid The Bayt al-Mal (literally means ‘the House for money’) is used as an equivalent for the Treasury House where public funds are...

OBE Is The Alternative

by Nazir Ahmad Gilkar and Iqra Majeed Shah Kashmir personifies a systemic, normalised clampdown. The shutdowns are usually a 100 to 200 days affair in a year. These...

‘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...

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...

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...

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