Friday, January 24, 2020

Data reveals Kashmir’s maternity care service in serious trouble

Nearly 75 percent women in Srinagar deliver the baby through an abdominal incision rather than a normal vaginal delivery. It is not a trend to be proud of, for all bad reasons.

To carry a home (poem for Kashmiri Pandits)

 When you left me,there was a curfew  for a thousand days;A thousand streets were banned;A thousand Hells Ablaze.“Why would you let go?”When a house...

Frequently asked questions about flu / swine flu

What is influenza? Influenza or flu is a common contagious illness that spreads every year from October through winter. The symptoms are cough, fever/chills, sore...

Strategy for prevention of epidemic diseases in heavy rains

The Directorate of Health Services, Kashmir, on Monday issued an advisory as a strategy for prevention of epidemic proven diseases in heavy rains. The...

In-pics: Chilly mornings of Chillai Kalan

Fourty-day long Chillai Kalan marks the harshest days of winter in Kashmir valley. Vikar Syed captures these pictures of routine morning life while traveling between Shopian and...
Water starts to rise

Experience of a common resident of Srinagar as flood water rises

"I am Dr Ijtaba Shafi. The following six pictures depict my experience of recent floods at my home in Qamarwari area of Srinagar City."

12 outstanding Ramadan paintings by young Kashmiri artists

Here are some outstanding paintings made by student participants at a recent Ramadan Art Competition organized by well-known event management brand Funtoosh.

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