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.

What Is The New Variant Of Coronavirus And How Dangerous Is It?

A new variant of SARS-CoV-2, the virus which causes COVID-19, is thought to be driving increased transmission of the disease in parts of the...

Why Routine Non Communicable Diseases Are Killing More People, Even In Kashmir?

by Aasia Hassan Sooner or later this pandemic will be over, but the deadly and silent pandemic of Non-Communicable Diseases will persist While the world is...

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...

Cancer’s Covid-19 Overlap

Covid-19 scare jammed life and people started avoiding hospitals. What happened to cancer patients? Saima Bhat visited Kashmir’s major cancer treatment facilities to get...

How My Family Fought Covid-19 Infection And Recovered?

by Muazzam Khursheed Throughout my experience of battling with the virus, what I could comprehend is that other than medication, the mental health of the...

Trekking For 2G

Not far away from the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector, students climb to a hilltop to catch the low-speed mobile signal to...

‘This Winter, Have Good Food, Stay Warm And Avoid Cold’

SKIMS Pulmonary and Internal Medicine Consultant Dr Syed Mudasir Qadri tells HirraAzmat KASHMIR LIFE (KL): What are the most common pulmonary diseases and disorders found in Kashmir? DR Syed...

Covid-19: 1430 Deaths After

Seven months into the Coronavirus pandemic, Jammu and Kashmir is struggling to cope with the rising number of infections and deaths. With winter approaching,...

‘What Doesn’t Kill You, Makes You Stronger’

A Specialty Registrar Doctor in Psychiatry in the hospitals of Oxford Deanery, Dr Shah Tarfarosh is an Oxford University post-graduate with an impressive track...

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...
A 1955 photograph showing the students being taught in an open school.

Schools On Distress Sale

So far, Kashmir’s public discourse surrounded the loss of school days and the sluggish 2G in the education’s online circus. Silently but surely, the...

Unreal Class, Real Tensions

Teachers recount the travails of delivering online lectures at 2G speed, reports Umar Mukhtar At 8 am,  Rafia, a school teacher, keeps her cell phone connected...

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...

‘Examinations Will Be Conducted Off-Line’

Jammu and Kashmir’s Education Commissioner Dr Asgar H Samoon tells Kashmir Life, insisting that the department’s experimentation with remote teaching using a sluggish internet speed was...

Do You Know, Covid-19 Infection Has 8 Symptoms On The Skin Alone?

by Michael Freeman We’ve seen reports of skin symptoms ranging from “Covid toes” to hair loss, and different types of rashes. Some skin symptoms appear...

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