3-day faculty development workshop begins at IUST

Awantipora: With an aim to provide a scholarly framework for the development of teaching and research expertise among faculty members and add to their versatility, Department of Management Studies (DMS), Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), organised a three-day faculty development workshop on ‘A Roadmap to Growth of Teaching, Learning and Research’ in association […]

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Ironies of plenty: Classes empty in Baramulla as schools opened in excess of need

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Indicating the sorry state of affairs in the School Education Department, several classes at schools in many education zones of Baramulla district have zero enrolment, sources revealed. In the ongoing academic session, 2018-19, the entire Class 6th “is missing” at Middle School, Sriwarpora, in the district’s Nihalpora education zone, a teacher posted […]

Police fire in air after loud bang near PS Pulwama

Police fire in air after loud bang near PS Pulwama

Pulwama: Panic gripped south Kashmir’s Pulwama town Wednesday evening after a loud bang and gunshots were heard near Police Station. Police sources told Kashmir Reader that a bang was heard near police station Pulwama, following which a guard on duty fired a few shots in air. SSP Pulwama, Chandan Kohli, said that there was some […]

Highway closed for second day

Highway closed for second day

Srinagar: The Srinagar-Jammu remained closed for the second day on Wednesday due to landslides. However, the Srinagar-Leh highway and the Mughal Road, linking Shopian in south Kashmir with Rajouri and Poonch in Jammu region were open for traffic. Hundreds of vehicles got stranded on 300-km-long Srinagar-Jammu national highway after the road was closed due to […]

Man drowns in Jhelum while fishing

Man drowns in Jhelum while fishing

Srinagar: Panic gripped the Lasjan area in outskirts of Srinagar after a man drowned while fishing in the River Jehlum Wednesday afternoon. Station House Officer, Nowgam, Showkat Ahmad said that Mohammad Saleem Mir, 27, son of Manzoor Ahmad, drowned in Jehlum at Zou Veth Para, Lasjan area of Nowgam. He said Saleem slipped into the […]

Two army men among five injured in separate accidents in Uri

Two army men among five injured in separate accidents in Uri

Baramulla: Two armymen and a porter were injured when an army vehicle turned turtle in Nawarunda area of border town Uri on Wednesday, sources said. They said the injured were shifted to nearby army hospital. Meanwhile, two persons sustained injuries when a vehicle rolled down from the road in Nambla Uri. They were identified as […]

Man drown in Ganderbal power canal

Man drown in Ganderbal power canal

Ganderbal: A 30-year-old man died Wednesday afternoon after slipping into a power canal at Sarch-Bala in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. The deceased has been identified as Zubair Ahmed Khan, a resident of Sarch-Bala Nunar area of Ganderbal. He slipped into the Preng-Ganderbal canal of Ganderbal power house near his house, a police official said. His […]