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As new cases come to fore, older cases of alleged medical negligence are still being probed, with reports of enquiries still to see the light of the day.    Srinagar: In the dark and dreary night of November 20, Muddasir Ali, a journalist woke up gasping for breath. Staggering and struggling, he woke up his brother, Jehangir Ali who carries the memory of the ordeal that followed. The sudden death of his brother, makes him…

‘KWJA urges DHSK to expedite probe, share report with victim’s family’ Srinagar: Kashmir Working Journalists Association (KWJA) on Sunday said that it is dismayed over the “criminal silence” maintained by the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir over the enquiry into the death of senior journalist Muddasir Ali. Muddasir, who was a senior editor at Greater Kashmir, died exactly a month before at Chrar-i-Sharif Sub-District hospital after the on-duty doctor failed to provide him basic life…

Not negligence, post-anaesthesia convulsion is a possibility, say Doctors Srinagar: The joy of seeing their baby in good health turned into an eternal grief for a family when their 14-month old baby, Zikra Bhat developed brain damage after allegedly receiving “faulty treatment” at the hands of doctors in the private eye Hospital of Srinagar. Father of the baby, Farooq Ahmad Bhat of Aali Kadal locality in the old city said his daughter had developed an…

‘Advisor Khan ensured strict action against the erring Board members’ Srinagar: Taking action against those alleged to be responsible for the death of differently-abled class 10 student in Srinagar, the Jammu and Kashmir administration on Sunday suspended three members of District Medical Board Srinagar along with Class-IV. It is alleged that the deceased student died at the door of the board after being denied a scribe by JKBOSE to write for his class 10 exams…

Srinagar: In a strange turn of events, a 75-year-old man infected with COVID was brought back home in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district by his family members, a week after they received “his body” from a COVID hospital and cremated it. The man identified as Shibdas Bandyopadhyay, a resident of Birati, returned home a day before the family members were to perform his Shradh, news agency PTI reported. On November 11, Bandyopadhyay was admitted…