Trojan institutions

Trojan institutions

Institutions of higher learning are also inherently supposed to be sites of cultural freedoms. But colleges, universities and technical education institutions in Kashmir have over the decades been steadily transformed into intellectually and culturally barren enclaves. A dumbing-down of these spaces has actually been quite a phenomenon. A politically repressive culture of administering these institutions […]

India’s growing military spending threatens Pakistan, says NSA Janjua

India’s growing military spending threatens Pakistan, says NSA Janjua

SRINAGAR: India’s heavy military spending and acquisition of weapons threatens Pakistan and its efforts for regional peace, said National Security Adviser Lieutenant General (retd) Nasir Khan Janjua on Tuesday, Pakistan-based Dawn newspaper reported. Speaking at a seminar titled ‘Pakistan’s Role in Promoting Global Peace and Security’ in the capital, Janjua said that Pakistan is a […]

WD still active in region, weather woes to continue till April 11

WD still active in region, weather woes to continue till April 11

Srinagar: Weather woes will continue in Jammu and Kashmir as Western Disturbance (WD) is still active in the region, where border town of Kargil was coldest at minus 1.3 degree minimum temperature. The border town of Kargil and Drass, the second coldest place in the world after Siberia, recorded fresh snowfall late last night resulting […]

Akhtar inaugurates web-based MIS for Smart Classroom

Akhtar inaugurates web-based MIS for Smart Classroom

JAMMU: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar today inaugurated web-based MIS for Smart Classroom with Computer Lab (SCCL) at new SSA and RMSA office complex at Channi Rama here. Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Gardens & Parks, Tourism and Culture, Priya Sethi, Commissioner Secretary, Education, Shailen Kabra, Project Director Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) […]

Avalanche warning issued

BARAMULLA: In view of medium danger avalanche warning for some avalanche prone areas above 3500 meters altitude in Baramulla for next 24 hours, Deputy Commissioner, Yasha Mudgal has directed all people living in these areas that they should not venture in these areas during the period. Moreover, all concerned officers have also been directed to […]

Safety of Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover reviewed

Safety of Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover reviewed

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon Tuesday in a meeting convened to review the safety of under construction Rambagh-Jehangir Chowk Flyover project said that safety of any project should be of utmost importance. The Div Com instructed the concerned for safety audit of flyover to be taken up as soon as possible. He was […]

The issue of celebrating India’s cricket loss

The issue of celebrating India’s cricket loss

By Yasir Altaf Zargar A cricket world cup generates interest across the globe. But Asian countries were disappointed this time since no team from the continent made it to the final of the T20 World Cup. India’s defeat at the hands of the West Indies brought disappointment to many Indian fans, but in Kashmir the […]