Clear The Line: SKIMS Reiterates Ban on Private Practice by Doctors, Staff

Clear The Line: SKIMS Reiterates Ban on Private Practice by Doctors, Staff

Patients First: SKIMS Prioritizes Hospital Care with Ban on Private Practice Srinagar: In a move to uphold ethical standards and ensure undivided service to patients, the Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura has once again cracked the whip on its medical and paramedical staff barring them from indulging in private practice. A strongly-worded circular issued by Director SKIMS, Dr Abid Rashid, has categorically prohibited the institute’s employees from practising privately, invoking legal provisions and the threat of severe penalties. Quoting the circular, Dr Abid Rashid stated, “By legal statutes…

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Doda Ambush: 6 Security Personnel Injured in 3rd Terror Strike; Jaish Claims Responsibility

Doda Ambush: 6 Security Personnel Injured in 3rd Terror Strike; Jaish Claims Responsibility

Five soldiers and one special police officer were injured after terrorists opened fire at the Army’s Temporary Operating Base (TOB) in Jammu and Kashmir’s Doda district on Wednesday. In the gunfight, a terrorist was also killed. The injured were taken to Sub-District hospital in Bhaderwah for treatment, the official told India Today. Jaish-e-Mohammed-linked terror group, the Kashmir Tigers has claimed responsibility for the ambush attack on security forces. An encounter and search operation to apprehend the terrorists is underway. Speaking on the terror attacks in Jammu and Kashmir, ADGP Anand Jain said,…

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Kashmir in the Dark: Powerless Nights and Unanswered Questions

Kashmir in the Dark: Powerless Nights and Unanswered Questions

Blackouts and Broken Promises: A Tale of Two Cities in Jammu and Kashmir By: Javid Amin In the heart of Jammu and Kashmir, a tale of two cities unfolds—a story etched in darkness and disparity. While Jammu basks in the uninterrupted glow of electric lights, Kashmir grapples with an ever-worsening power crisis. Homes plunge into darkness for hours on end, a cruel reminder of a broken promise—the promise of a life illuminated by reliable power. This isn’t a seasonal inconvenience; it’s a systemic failure with far-reaching consequences. During peak winter…

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