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3 Lakh children below 5 years suffering from different stages of malnutrition in J&K, reveals official survey

3 Lakh children below 5 years suffering from different stages of malnutrition in J&K, reveals official survey

Srinagar, Oct 19: In a major concern, around three lakh children below five years of age have been suffering from two different stages of malnutrition in Jammu and Kashmir during the year 2019-20, reveals a survey. NITI Aayog in a study titled State Nutrition Profile of Jammu and Kashmir released earlier in September has said […]

Fall from walnut tree: An occupational hazard in Kashmir; 6 people lost lives in last one week, three injured

Fall from walnut tree: An occupational hazard in Kashmir;      6 people lost lives in last one week, three injured

Srinagar, Sep 18: Falls from walnut trees are turning out to be a frequent cause of morbidity and mortality in Kashmir, especially during the harvesting season of August and September month. Over the years mostly young people who also happened to be the lone bread earners in the family have become victims of the fall. […]

78 Percent under 18 age group, 64 Percent pregnant women in Kashmir have antibodies: Sero-Prevalence

78 Percent under 18 age group, 64 Percent pregnant women in Kashmir have antibodies: Sero-Prevalence

Srinagar, Sept 12: The sero-prevalence study conducted across Kashmir for assessing IgG antibodies among general population and various subgroups have shown that 78 percent of children under 18 years of age sampled during the survey in July this year have developed antibodies against COVID virus. Moreover, the study shows that around 64 percent pregnant women […]

Over 84 % population in Kashmir have COVID-19 antibodies: Seroprevalence Survey

Over 84 % population in Kashmir have COVID-19 antibodies: Seroprevalence Survey

Srinagar, Sep 09: As per the population based Seroprevalence of Covid-19 in Kashmir valley, over 84 percent people have antibodies against the Covid-19 infection. An official said that a pan-Kashmir cross-sectional sero-study was conducted among general population and various subsets of population which include police personnel, healthcare workers, pregnant women by government medical college Srinagar […]

1300 school buildings lying unused in J&K

1300 school buildings lying unused in J&K

Srinagar, Aug 23: With 1300 school buildings lying vacant in Jammu and Kashmir, J&K’s chief secretary Arun Kumar Mehta has directed the General Administration Department (GAD) and Planning Development & Monitoring department to coordinate with respective deputy commissioners for allotment of these buildings. Documents reveal that the directions were passed by the CS during a […]

Increasing Temperature and Low Winter Precipitation are Causing Retreat of Glaciers in Zanskar Valley, Ladakh

Increasing Temperature and Low Winter Precipitation are Causing Retreat of Glaciers in Zanskar Valley, Ladakh

New Delhi, Aug 06:The Pensilungpa Glacier (PG), located in Zanskar, Ladakh, is retreating, and a recent study has attributed the retreat to an increase in the temperature and decrease in precipitation during winters. Since 2015, the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology (WIHG), Dehradun, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, GoI, has […]

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