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‘BY LATE JUNE OR EARLY JULY, WE MAY AGAIN REACH THE PRE-APRIL STATUS'
Dr Syed Mudasir Qadri, an Associate Professor of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine at the SKIMS, Srinagar has been in the thick of the fight against the Coronavirus pandemic since the contagion flew to Srinagar. Admitting complacency after the first wave, Dr Qadri tells Khalid Bashir Gura that the third wave can be disastrous if people do not adapt to the ‘Covid appropriate lifestyle’. He believes the contagion will coexist for some more time.
SENSING THE DANGER
We took some smart street questions on Covid19 and asked various specialists fighting the pandemic within and outside Kashmir hospitals. The responses make it easier for people to understand that we all have to manage the recurrent viral assaults till we mend fences with the contagion, reports Yawar Hussain
STEALING THE BREAD
In trying circumstances enforced by the pandemic, the ration mafia working with the officially run PDS chain denies the poor their share of the food by lying and inventing inhuman alibi, writes Dr Raja Muzaffar Bhat
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 Masood Hussain
The pandemic has forced the students enrolled with offshore medical schools to study virtually from home. This is putting a question mark over their competence as future doctors, reports Farzana Nisar
Exchange of sweets between the armies of India and Pakistan on Eid is a healthy sign that ceasefire is holding, writes Zahoor Malik
As desperate families go to market, exorbitantly priced oxygen concentrators are making them unaffordable for Covid-19 patients homecare. Now the crisis is that leisure oxygen-generators are being sold for medical oxygen concentrators, reports Saifullah Bashir
CHAMAN LAL GUPTA
Elected thrice to Lok Sabha and twice to assembly, Prof Chaman Lal Gupta was BJP’s towering leader who was respected by all Kashmir parties. However, his direct involvement in cross-voting in the assembly had rendered the powerful right-wing politician to the sidelines, writes Zahoor Malik
It is vital to have Covid19 appropriate behaviour. But it is more important to retain Covid19 as the key priority in governance policymaking. Right now vaccination is the only way-out, writes Riyaz Wani
End The Lockdown
A recent runaway surge in coronavirus cases temporarily threatened to plunge Jammu and Kashmir into the same chaos as was unfolding in Delhi through March and April.
Where History Intersects With Myth
ASHWIN SANGHI is an Indian author in the intersecting genre of mythology, fiction and thriller. Here he is interviewed by RUDY SINGH at Kanha Shanti Vanam about his formative influences, what brought him to writing, and the gray area intersecting mythology and history. In Part 2, the conversation will also move to his own work and in particular his latest books.
Is the Horse Oppressed?
An encounter between a tonga driver and the “cruelty folks” seizes a university student’s attention on his way to class.
50% सभी धार्मिक स्थलों को कैपेसिटी के साथ खोलने की अनमति देने की मांग
पीर मखदूम साहेब चैरिटेबल ट्रस्ट और हाजी अली दरगाह के ट्रस्टी मोहम्मद सुहैल खंडवानी ने सभी धार्मिक स्थलों को 50% कैपेसिटी के साथ खोलने की उन्होने एक पत्र लिखकर मुंबई जिले के कलेक्टर राजीव निवत कर से मांग की है कि लॉकडाउन के दौरान सरकारी नियमों का पालन करते हुए सभी धार्मिक स्थलों को बंद कर दिया गया था परंतु सरकार द्वारा अन्य क्षेत्रों में थोड़ी राहत दी गई है।
A TRADITIONAL SHIKARA CONVERTED INTO A WATER AMBULANCE HAS BEEN HELPING THE RESIDENTS OF DAL LAKE GET TIMELY MEDICAL AID
We take the Hyundai Venue to beautiful and mesmerising Kashmir
Third terror attack within a week claims cop's life in Srinagar
IN the third attack within a week, militants on Thursday attacked the residence of a BJP leader in Nowgam area in outskirts of Srinagar, killing a policeman and snatching his service weapon.
The small community of non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits feels isolated with no hope for a future in its homeland
Dream DESTINATION FOR EVERY BIKER
The sky-high mountain passes of Ladakh, accompanied by the barren landscape, the picturesque views composed of lakes and mountains, and the deserted roads beckon bikers for the experience of a lifetime. It indeed is a dream destination for every biker.
Srinagar's Jhelum Cafe is Providing a Stage for Local Kashmiri Artists
With a multidisciplinary art and music festival conducted in October last year, there’s a regular gig series called Bund Sessions, promoting singer-songwriters, beatboxers and more
The Great Indian Summer
Azure waters, snow-capped mountains, or electric metropolis: Visualise a holiday vibe and we’ll tell you where to find it