Health

DC invites Pahari, Gojri scholars on Curriculum demand

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Rajouri, July 13: Deputy Commissioner, Rajouri Dr Shahid Iqbal Choudhary has invited scholars and researchers working on Pahari and Gojri languages for a workshop to deliberate on the demand projected by various sections of society for inclusion of these languages in curriculum. District administration has also sought suggestions and recommendations on the subject for submitting a proposal to Government for consideration. ...

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China’s notorious dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

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notorious Chinese dog meat festival opened on Wednesday with butchers hacking slabs of canines and cooks frying the flesh despite rumours that authorities would impose a ban this year. After initial reports that authorities would prohibit the meat at the summer solstice event in the southern town of Yulin, animal rights groups said vendors and officials reached a compromise setting ...

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Doctors in Kashmir lack training in medical ethics

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Srinagar, June 20: Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) today said that doctors in Kashmir lack training in medical ethics. Describing it as an essential component of patient care, President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan in a statement said that doctors are not taught medical ethics during their training. Medical ethics are moral principles in the practice of medicine to which a ...

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Hotels, Restaurants On Highways Can Now Serve Liquor

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Chandigarh, June 20: The Punjab Govt’s Council of Ministers reportedly gave its nod a proposal to amend Section 26-A of the Punjab Excise Act, 1914, for fixing the location of liquor vends on National and State Highways. By amending Section 26-A of Punjab Excise Act, 1914, all ambiguities for serving of liquor at hotel, restaurants and clubs would be removed ...

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Say no to junk foods ‘Children facing more health problems’

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Srinagar, Jun 12: While consumption of junk foods have overtaken our daily food habits, its side effects cannot be brushed aside. Doctors say that people are busy in their day to day lives and do not have time to focus on their diet plan. Everywhere-in courts, offices, schools, colleges-people eat junk foods. Junk foods are unhealthy food containing high levels ...

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