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Over 50,000 girls cross marriageable age in valley due to ‘unnecessary rituals’ : NGO

Over 50,000 girls cross marriageable age in valley due to ‘unnecessary rituals’ : NGO

Srinagar, Apr 28: In a worrisome development, nearly 50,000 girls of Kashmir have crossed the age bar of getting married owing to the society made unnecessary trends and rituals. Among the total girls having crossed the marriageable age limit, more than 10,000 belong from district Srinagar. In a survey conducted by a non-profit organization Tehreek […]

One- in- five suffers post-traumatic stress in Valley, reveals Study 

One- in- five suffers post-traumatic stress in Valley, reveals Study 

Srinagar, Feb 12: Years of conflict in the Kashmir valley have already fueled alarming levels of mental illness in the Kashmir valley, which often goes untreated. According to a study by Médecins Sans Frontières and the Srinagar-based Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (IMHANS), nearly one in five people in Kashmir show symptoms of post-traumatic […]

1750 killed in accidents in last 10 years on Srinagar-Jammu highway

1750 killed in accidents in last 10 years on Srinagar-Jammu highway

Srinagar, Feb 10: The fatal circle of deaths and injuries through accidents continues unabated on the Srinagar-Jammu Highway, as is revealed by the official figures. The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway has seen over 8,128 road accidents and 1,750 resultant fatalities in the last decade. A lifeline to the Kashmir valley, the highway (NH 44) with a […]

90% inmates in Jammu & Kashmir jails are undertrial prisoners: Prisons department

90% inmates in Jammu & Kashmir jails are undertrial prisoners: Prisons department

  The department has made the information available to a request under the Right to Information (RTI) Act filed by two Kashmiri students. The reply by Public Information Officer (PIO) of Director-General of Police, Prisons Department, Jammu further said that less than 2% of all individuals arrested in militancy-related cases have been convicted. The response […]

Cardiac arrests among Kashmir’s young lot alarming, say Cardiologists

Cardiac arrests among Kashmir’s young lot alarming, say Cardiologists

Srinagar, Dec 07: The cardiologists in the Valley termed the heart attacks or cardiac arrests among the youth as alarming, saying that smoking, drug menace and psycho social stress were among the main causes behind the increasing rate of deaths occurring due to the heart attacks or cardiac arrests. , Dr Nisar Tramboo, Head of […]

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