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.

Covid Combatants

Around 1100 health workers in Kashmir contracted the infection, fought it and recovered, unlike the five doctors who died. Preoccupied with managing Covid-19 and...

Why Quarantine And Lockdown Is Dangerous For Victims of Partner Violence?

by Fayaz Ahmad Paul Intimate partner violence is defined as physical or sexual violence, emotional abuse and stalking. It is typically experienced by women of...

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...

Coexisting With Contagion

In the last more than a year, the people picked enough knowledge about the virulent and vile virus that it helped them to live...

Unmasked, Literally

Refusal to follow safety protocols by the people and lax enforcement of the law by the administration is behind the surge in the number...

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...

Back to Cycling

Protracted lockdowns have increased sedentary lifestyle forcing the new generation to embrace cycling to manage part of the obesity load. It is helping the...

Those Cholera Carnage’s

Unlike many other epidemics, the Cholera has been Kashmir’s resident killer for most of the nineteenth century when the bacteria would come with the...

‘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...

‘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...

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...

Earth’s Invisible Owners

His encounters with invisible contagions apart, Kashmir origin American epidemiologist, Dr Ali S Khan’s book offers fascinating simplification of the complex scientific processes and the significance...

Deconstructing SARS-CoV-2

A cure to the Covid-19 disease triggered by Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) is too distant but there are a lot of things that we must know...

What is Herd Immunity and How It Works?

by Dr Kouser Sideeq The term herd immunity includes two words. Firstly, the herd which originated from a German word heord, means a large group of...

Covid In Newsroom

With six of its staffers down with Covid-19 infection, the newsroom has been closed for a week now. Masood Hussain narrates how while covering...

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