Srinagar, Dec 03: More than 100 Gynecologists, Post graduates and doctors from all parts of the State attended the Inaugural event of Indian Fertility Society (IFS) Kashmir Chapter here.
The eminent Gynecologists of State Prof Dr Shahida Mir and Prof Dr Aabida Ahmed-HOD SKIMS Maternity Hospital officially Inaugurated the IFS Kashmir Chapter in presence of Chief Guest-Secretary General Indian Fertility Society Prof Dr Pankaj Talwar and Guest of Honour-Joint Secretary IFS Dr. Rashmi Sharma.
In her speech Prof Dr Shahida Mir congratulated the newly launched Kashmir Chapter of IFS especially the hard and dedicated work of its founder Secretary General Dr Syed Sajjad and other team members and desired such academic and informative sessions of infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) in future also in J&K State.
In his welcome speech Dr Syed Sajjad made special thanks to Prof Dr Pankaj Talwar, who encouraged the chapter in one way or the other and contributed towards the realization of this IFS Kashmir Chapter and added that this Inauguration is a stepping stone to a forthcoming greater academic session of Assisted Reproductive Technology and Reproductive Medicine in coming Summer in the Paradise i.e Kashmir, the dates of which will be finalized shortly and the dates may be announced in the coming Annual IFS Conference “Fertivision-2018” at Kochi, Kerala on 15th of December. The organizers said that it was an extremely informative, enjoyable and above all valuable session and the participant doctors were keen and eager to join the Indian Fertility Society in the earliest through IFS Kashmir Chapter.
The renowned IVF Expert and Clinical Embryologist of MED AGE IVF Centre, Srinagar Dr. Syed Sajjad Hussain has been recognized as founder Secretary General, IFS Kashmir Chapter for the promotion of excellence in all aspects of ART and Reproductive Medicine in the state. HOD Gynae, Govt Lal Ded Hospital, Srinagar Prof. Dr. Shahnaz Teng recognized as Patron IFS Kashmir chapter. HOD Gynae, SKIMS Maternity Hospital Srinagar Prof. Dr. Aabida Ahmed recognized as Advisor IFS Kashmir chapter. HOU Gynae, Govt Lal Ded Hospital, Srinagar Associate Prof. Dr. Samiya Mufti taken as Chief Spokesperson IFS Kashmir chapter, Dr.Ambreen Qureshi Associate Prof. Gynae LD Hosp taken as Joint Secretary IFS Kashmir Chapter.
War never an option, give peace a chance: Farooq to Indo-Pak
Srinagar, Feb 23: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference President Farooq Abdullah on Saturday asserted that war unleashes countless miseries on people urging India and Pakistan to end hostiles.
Farooq Abdullah while addressing a gathering at Banihal said, “War with it brings destruction and it does not determine who is right, it only determines who is left. We have seen four wars in our state. If the war takes places, the matters will escalate and invite international notice. Is India ready to see the issue of Kashmir being racked up in the United Nations Security Council?”
Party president maintained that any misadventure aimed at fiddling with the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir will have serious far-reaching consequences for the state and the country.
“I pray that sanity prevails over the people at the helm of affairs in New Delhi. The situation demands de-escalation.
The hostility between the two nations has held the development of both countries hostage, our state in particular always comes in the line of fire,” he added.
Farooq while appreciating the efforts of the people of Banihal in ensuring the stranded Kashmir bound passengers all help, said, “The resoluteness and unity with the people of Banihal who carried out relief operation for stranded Kashmir bound passengers is worth appreciation. I also congratulate the local wing of NC led by District President Ramban Sajad Shaheen which left no stone unturned to ensure all possible help to the stranded Kashmir bound passengers.”
Farooq while censuring the Government of India for failing to meet the developmental demands of the people of the state said, “We see how China is coming up with infrastructure along the border areas. People may question what the incumbent government was able to achieve during its stint in power. We all know nothing substantial was achieved during the past few years, no infrastructure augmentation. On the contrary, joblessness has increased. This government is only good at rhetoric and slogan mongering,” he said.
Party President later took stock of the arrangements made by local wing of NC for stranded passengers.Farooq also appreciated the people of Ramban for maintaining communal bonhomie and urged them to continue to kindle the flame of brotherhood and communal amity amongst them.
Among others district president Ramban Sajad Shaheen accompanied the party president.
Govt playing with fire by unleashing terror on unarmed people: PDP
Srinagar, Feb 23: Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday condemned the fresh wave of arrests in Kashmir Valley, questioning the government strategy to turn the already perturbed situation more chaotic and violent.
In a statement issued here, PDP General Secretary Ghulam Nabi Lone Hanjura said that the uncalled for, unjustified and undemocratic means are being adopted in Kashmir by the government with a sole motive to silence the peoples’ voice.
He added that reign of terror is being unleashed with people as old as 80 years being bundled in jails by the governor administration without any reason.
He also condemned the nocturnal raids launched last night in Kashmir’s different parts and terror reminiscent of Ikhwan period being uncashed upon the people.
“It is nothing but a clear war hysteria being created in Kashmir wherein things were subtly returning to equanimity. People are being unnecessarily harassed and intimated with fear being manufactured across Kashmir. We condemn such a state action and demand immediate rollback of such muscular policies,” said Hanjura.
He also cautioned the central government over fiddling with the state’s special status, saying that protection of Article 35-A is a matter of life and death for the people of the state and they can render immense sacrifices for the protection of their unique identity.
Hanjura said that instead of a confrontational approach, the central government should understand the gravity of the situation and take reconciliatory measures which is not only beneficent for the people of Kashmir alone but for entire south Asia.
‘Force and intimidation’ will only worsen situation: Mirwaiz
Srinagar, Feb 23: Moderate Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Saturday condemned JKLF chief Yasin Malik’s detention and the crackdown on the Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir leadership, saying “force and intimidation” would only “worsen” the situation.
Police swooped on Jamaat-e-Islami Jammu and Kashmir members in Kashmir during the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, and detained around two dozen of its cadres, including its chief Abdul Hamid Fayaz, hours after JKLF chief Yasin Malik was detained on Friday night.
“Strongly condemn the nocturnal crackdown on Jamat-e-Islami leadership and cadres and the arrest of Yasin Malik. Such illegal and coercive measures against Kashmiris are futile and will not change realities on ground. Force and intimidation will only worsen the situation,” Mirwaiz posted on Twitter.
The action comes days after an attack on a convoy in Pulwama district in which 40 CRPF personnel lost their lives on February 14.