Health experts have flagged concern over the life threatening risks of gas heaters across Kashmir Valley

Health experts have flagged concern over the life threatening risks of gas heaters across Kashmir Valley

The health experts have flagged concern over the life threatening risks posed by increased and incessant use of gas heaters by people in Kashmir Valley to beat the nail biting cold this winter. The medical experts in the valley maintained that the gas heaters are the “silent killers” with a number of patients turning up to the hospital for respiratory issues. They said that the carbon monoxide is invisible, odourless, colourless and tasteless gas, so is difficult to detect. “The unvented gas heaters are hazards and deprive the body of…

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17 State leaders from Azad’s party return to Congress before Bharat Jodo Yatra in J&K

17 State leaders from Azad’s party return to Congress before Bharat Jodo Yatra in J&K

Days before the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra enters Jammu and Kashmir, at least 17 state leaders, including former deputy chief minister Tara Chand and former state unit chief Peerzada Mohammed Sayeed, left Ghulam Nabi Azad’s Democratic Azad Party (DAP) and returned to the Congress. The exit of these leaders is seen as a major blow for the DAP’s prospects in J&K. The padayatra will end on January 30 in J&K. The re-entry of the 17 senior leaders is set to strengthen the Congress organisation and also send the message…

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RJD leader’s remarks on Ram Mandir, saying it has been built on ‘Nafrat Ki Zameen’ sparks row: BJP hits back

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Jagadanand Singh has sparked a controversy over his remarks on Ram Mandir, saying it has been built on ‘Nafrat Ki Zameen’ (land of hate). “Ram temple is being built on the land of hatred. Ram cannot be imprisoned in a magnificent palace…We are the people who believe in ‘Hey Ram’ and not ‘Jai Shri Ram”, the Bihar RJD chief was quoted by ANI as saying on Friday. The Bharatiya Janata Party hit back at the RJD leader over his remark. BJP spokesperson Shehzad Poonawalla tweeted, “Labels…

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Apni Party ready to forge alliance with BJP: Altaf Bukhari

Apni Party ready to forge alliance with BJP: Altaf Bukhari

Jammu and Kashmir Apni Party (JKAP) founder Syed Altaf Bukhari has said that his party is open to forge an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). “Let’s be practical. No party in J&K will be in a position to win the maximum number of seats in UT to form the government. I am open to allying with the BJP… PDP and the NC had alliances with the BJP in the past, so why make this an issue now? Let us be open to it,” Hindustan Times quoted Bukhari as…

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