News Topic:World Health Organization

WHO Alert: Syrups were manufactured for The Gambia only, says Dy Drug Controller Kashmir

Deputy Drug Controller Kashmir said that people need not panic as the cough syrups, regarding which the WHO had issued an alert, were manufactured for The Gambia only.

WHO alerts against four Indian cough syrups after 66 children die in Africa

World Health Organization issued an alert for four “contaminated” India-made medicines, chiefly for paediatric use, identified in the African nation of The Gambia.

WHO declares monkeypox as global health emergency

The rapidly spreading monkeypox outbreak represents a global health emergency, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Saturday.

Pulwama figures among TB-free districts of India

Pulwama district in the southern region of Kashmir has been declared as one of the eight Tuberculosis-free districts of India.

WHO monitoring a new Coronavirus variant named ‘Mu’

WHO has said it is monitoring a novel Coronavirus variant identified as ‘Mu’, first recognised in Colombia in South America.

Next 100 days crucial regarding third wave of COVID-19: WHO expert

The Surveillance and Medical Officer (S&MO), WHO, Dr Ashiq Rashid Mir said that the vaccination has delayed the third wave of COVID-19.

WHO provides 100 oxygen concentrators to Ladakh

World Health Organization (WHO) has provided one hundred oxygen concentrators to the union territory (UT) of Ladakh on Tuesday.

World Health Organization declares Madina as Purest City

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared Madinah Munawarah in Saudi Arabia as one of the purest cities in the world.

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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.