Alarming rise in drug, alcohol abuse among Kashmiri youth: DAK

Alarming rise in drug, alcohol abuse among Kashmiri youth: DAK

Srinagar: The Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Sunday warned of an alarming rise in drug and alcohol abuse among youth in Kashmir. The association appealed to parents, social organisations, teachers and religious leaders to rise against the menace. DAK President Dr Suhail Naik said that over the years Kashmir has witnessed a considerable rise in […]

To students in Kashmir, ‘International Day of Education’ feels like mockery

To students in Kashmir, ‘International Day of Education’ feels like mockery

Srinagar: The recently anointed “International Day of Education” means little to students in Kashmir who face numerous hurdles in their education and an increasingly uncertain future. Though the Covid-19 pandemic shut down educational institutions all over the world, here in Kashmir the institutions were closed much before, in August 2019 when the government of India […]

CS chairs HLC meeting of SASB

CS chairs HLC meeting of SASB

Issues directions to undertake preparations for 6 lakh yatris this year JAMMU: The Chief Secretary, B V R Subrahmanyam Sunday chaired the 10th meeting of the High-Level Committee (HLC) of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board (SASB) to review the preparations being made for a safe and hassle-free Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2021. The Chief Secretary reviewed in […]

Police arrests 3 drug peddlers in Srinagar and Handwara; contraband substances recovered

SRINAGAR: Police in its recent action against drug dealings in Srinagar and Handwara have arrested three drug peddlers and recovered contraband substances from their possession. In Srinagar, officers at a check point established at Baba dem near fountain intercepted a person identified as Ashiq Hussain kumar resident of Kralpora Nunwani Anantnag. During search, officers were […]

CUK’s deptt of teacher edu holds painting competition

Shopian: School of Education (SoE), Central University of Kashmir (CUK) has established 14 free winter coaching camps across the Jammu and Kashmir wherein free coaching and mentoring is being provided to the students of SEDGs. These camps are being run by the interns of the varsity’s teacher education Department. One of such camps established by […]

KU organises Professor Majid Husain Memorial Lecture

KU organises Professor Majid Husain Memorial Lecture

Young students must draw inspiration from contributions of eminent personalities: Prof Talat Srinagar: Vice-Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad on Sunday presided over Professor Majid Husain Memorial Lecture. The online lecture was organised by the varsity’s Department of Geography and Disaster Management (DGDM) in memory of late Professor Husain, who headed the Department […]

Full dress rehearsal for R-Day held across Kashmir

SRINAGAR: The full dress rehearsal for the 72nd Republic Day parade, on Sunday, concluded successfully across all the districts of Kashmir, giving a glimpse of the grand spectacle to unfold on Tuesday. The rehearsal is a precursor to the actual Republic Day parade scheduled to be held on January 26. In Srinagar, the full dress […]

Funcition held at DPL Awantipora

Awatipora: Full dress rehearsal for the Republic Day Parade 2021 was held at District Police Lines Awantipora in which Tehsildar Awantipora Mohammad Maqbool unfurled the National flag, inspected the parade and took salute at the march past, police officials said. Additional Deputy Commissioner Awantipora Zaffar Husson Shawl-KAS, Superintendent of police Awantipora Tahir Saleem-JKPS , Dy. […]

Training program on ‘Avian Influenza & Pandemic Preparedness’ concludes at FoC Shuhama

SRINAGAR: Directorate of Extension, SKUAST Kashmir and SAMETI Kashmir conducted a three days training program on “Avian Influenza & Pandemic Preparedness” from January 21 – 23, 2021 at Faculty Outreach Centre, Shuhama Alusteng. The program was aimed to provide hands on training to officers of the Animal Husbandry Department, Kashmir. During the programme, training regarding […]

Efforts afoot to develop Basohli as a key tourist destination Advisor Bhatnagar

KATHUA: Advisor to Lieutenant Governor, Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar today conducted extensive tour of Basohli where he inspected public health facilities at Sub District Hospital besides took on spot appraisal of several ongoing development projects. At Sub District Hospital, Basohli, the Advisor took round of different wards, Operation Theatre, Laboratory sections and inspected other facilities being […]

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