News Topic:Doctors

Kashmir grapples with severe shortage of cancer diagnostic equipment

Despite the increasing number of cancer cases in Kashmir Valley, there is a severe shortage of PET-CT scan machines for staging and assessing treatment responses.

Will act against doctors practicing privately during duty hours: Syed Abid Rasheed

Syed Abid Rasheed Shah, Administrative Secretary of H&ME Department, issued a stern warning against doctors practicing privately during duty hours.

Vacant CMO positions raise healthcare concerns in Srinagar and Pulwama

The key positions of Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) are lying vacant in the summer capital of Jammu & Kashmir, Srinagar and Pulwama district of South Kashmir.

Hepatitis surge linked to drug abuse and unhygienic dental practices: DAK

On World Hepatitis Day, Doctors Association Kashmir expressed pressing concern over the surge in hepatitis cases which has reached epidemic proportions in Kashmir.

Asiya-Neelofar Case: Two doctors terminated for allegedly colluding with Pakistan

The Lieutenant Governor-led administration has terminated two doctors for allegedly falsifying the post-mortem reports of Asiya and Neelofar who died in 2009.

Pregnant lady dies at SKIMS, family alleges medical negligence

Family members of a pregnant lady, who died at Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) on Sunday, alleged medical negligence by hospital authorities.

Dr Abdul Gani Ahanger: Renowned Medical Professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura

Dr. Abdul Gani Ahanger, better known as Dr. A G Ahanger, is a highly respected medical professional and former Director of SKIMS Soura.

DAK condemns Pulwama councillor’s misbehavior with doctor

Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Wednesday condemned the misbehaviour of a Pulwama councillor with a doctor.

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Liquor shop sold for Rs 5.23 crore in Qazigund

The J&K Government has achieved unprecedented success in its recent auction of liquor shops, with revenues surging to an all-time high of Rs 2280 crore in 2024.
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Ladakh admin sets up SSB for recruitment to non-gazetted posts

In a significant development aimed at enhancing efficiency and transparency in recruitment, Ladakh has established its own autonomous Service Selection Board (SSB).

Centre bans two factions of Muslim Conference in J-K

The Centre banned two factions of the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference led by Haji Ghulam Nabi Sumji and Prof Abdul Gani Bhat over anti-national activities.

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Neglected PHC in Pulwama prompts local action, authorities respond

In Arihal village of Pulwama district, a Primary Health Centre building completed in 2016 by the J&K Housing Board stands abandoned, stirring frustration among residents.

Pulwama marriage hall transformed after The Kashmir Pulse’s coverage

A marriage hall in Bellow village of Pulwama district has seen a transformative cleanup effort following the intervention prompted by the coverage on The Kashmir Pulse.