J&K PSC Lectures’ Association holds meet, reviews charter of demands progress

Srinagar: The J&K PSC Lecturers’ Association Wednesday held a meeting here to review the progress of the charter of demands of +2 lecturers. According to the statement, the meet was chaired by its president Faisal Nayeem Parray. He welcomed Commissioner Secretary School Education, Sarita Chouhan for assuming charge and hoped the department will touch new […]

CUK VC launches plantation drive in varsity

Ganderbal: The Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir on Wednesday kick-started a weeklong plantation drive organised by the Department of Students Welfare (DSW) in collaboration with Landscape Development Department and State Forest Department, at the varsity’s Green Campus in Ganderbal. “Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir planted a sapling and highlighted […]

DIC holds review meeting with research project fellows

Ganderbal: A review meeting with all the Research Project Fellows engaged with Design Innovation Centre (DIC) of Central University of Kashmir (CUK) was held at Green Campus of the varsity on Wednesday with Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir in the chair. “Registrar, Prof. Fayaz A Nika, Prof. N.A. Nadeem, Prof. Nighat Basu, Coordinators of […]

Advisor Skandan meets Tata Sons Chairman at Mumbai

SRINAGAR: Advisor to Governor, K Skandan on Wednesday met Tata Sons Private Limited Chairman N Chandrasekaran at Mumbai to workout modalities for involvement of the corporate sector for development of IT and other sectors in J&K. He was accompanied by Vice-Chancellor of the Kashmir University, Prof Talat Ahmad, Secretary IT, Saugat Biswas and Managing Director […]

VC BGSBU inaugurates health exhibition

SRINAGAR: Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University (BGSBU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Javed Musarrat on Wednesday inaugurated health exhibition at college of nursing Rajouri. According to a statement, Prof Musarrat expressed happiness over the participation of nursing students in the exhibition. He said that this type of exhibitions would be useful for the students to showcase their knowledge, […]

Samphael takes stock of online travel, trade registration system

JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary Tourism, Rigzin Sampheal on Wednesday chaired a meeting to take stock of online registration mechanism devised to bolster tourism and its related infrastructure in the state. The online registration system envisages facilitating applicants as Travel Agents, Hoteliers, Dealers and Adventure Tour Operators. The Commissioner Secretary issued instructions to concerned to provide link […]

Ganai hails statements regarding Kashmir tourism

JAMMU: Advisor to the Governor, Khurshid Ahmed Ganai has hailed the statements of the Gujarat Tourism Minister, Jawahar Chavda and the Travel Agents of Mumbai and surrounding cities reiterating their commitment to the promotion of tourism in Kashmir which they have been doing for the last many decades. Describing the statements as heartwarming and encouraging, […]

Kulgam youth who escaped from police custody arrested

Srinagar: A youth from Kulgam who fled from police custody a day ago has been “arrested”, a police spokeperson said. A police hanout said that the accused Ishfaq Ahmad Rah son of Abdul Rashid Rah of Kulgam, who had escaped from district court Srinagar was arrested by police Wednesday evening. “Ishfaq was earlier in custody […]

Student attendance in south Kashmir colleges ‘almost zero’

Student attendance in south Kashmir colleges ‘almost zero’

SHOPIAN: If students stop going to colleges, whose fault is it? In south Kashmir, where student attendance has fallen to almost zero, there are various versions of who is to blame. “Parents should take a look at the education of their children,” says Principal of Government Degree College Shopian, Ali Muhammad. “There remains almost zero […]

Party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing special identity, integrity of J&K: Farooq

Party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing special identity, integrity of J&K: Farooq

Srinagar: The National Conference president Farooq Abdullah on Tuesday asserted that party’s resolve is to fight against abolishing the special identity and integrity of the state, saying with the active support of people – NC will never allow such intrigues to get materialised. “Forces as inimical to the special constitutional status of our state will […]