New courses to be introduced at NIFT Srinagar: Naeem

Minister visits Rangreth campus of institute; Reviews facilitiesSRINAGAR: Minister for Education, Naeem Akhtar, Saturday reviewed the functioning of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) at its Rangreth campus here.The Minister was apprised by NIFT staff about the dearth of faculty at the institute. NIFT was jointly started in 2013 by the Department of Industries […]

School of Legal Studies celebrates Jashn-e-Qist-o-Meezan

Srinagar: Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Mehraj ud Din Mir Saturday asked the students of the Law department to ensure justice to the people, particularly from lower class, approaching the Court of law.“Always uphold the truth and ensure that no innocent is convicted and no criminal and wrongdoer is acquitted ,” Prof. Mehraj […]

Mirwaiz gets Pugwash Conference invite from Japan

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat (M) Chairman, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has been invited to attend the 61stPugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs to be held in the Ioujima Island of Japan’s Nagasaki city from November 1 to 5.Mirwaiz has received the formal invite of attending the conference from Pugwash Secretary General, Paolo Cotta Ramusino, a spokesperson of […]

DC Srinagar reviews progress of development works

SRINAGAR: The Deputy Commissioner Srinagar Dr Farooq Ahmad Lone Thursday chaired a meeting of all the officials of district administration Srinagar and reviewed the progress of ongoing developmental projects in the district.The meeting was attended by officials of concerned departments of district Srinagar.Lone sought progress of all the developmental projects and stressed upon timely completion […]

REAC meeting held at SKUAST-K

SRINAGAR: The 38th Research Extension and Advisory Committee Meeting of Kashmir and Ladakh Zone (Rabi-2015) was held on Saturday in the Directorate of Extension. The meeting was chaired by Vice-Chancellor SKUAST. The meeting is aimed at ascertaining outcome of results of technologies of the university at the ground level.While speaking on the occasion, Vice-Chancellor emphasized […]

How These Vets Are Killing Both Animals and People

Once a week I get an application from a fresh veterinary doctor to join my hospital / shelter. They come completely raw, unable to diagnose anything. After several months of training, one night, the vet will simply vanish – usually the day after he gets his salary. Or he will say his mother is sick […]

8 things airline pilots won’t tell you

Don’t drink the coffee, turbulence is nothing to worry about and leaving phones on isn’t a safety riskNext time you fly, don’t drink the coffee or worry too much about leaving your phone on during takeoff and landing.That’s according to responses to the Quora question: “What are some things that airline pilots won’t tell you?”1. […]

Win Pak-India Nuke War?

At the end both India and Pakistan would win, having taught the other a terrible lesson.That Pakistan may first use nuclear weapons in a future war with India was announced last week by Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry. Coming just two days before Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Oct 22 visit to Washington, this could be considered […]

Article 370: A Wrecked Compact

ARTICLE 370 of the Indian constitution was devised as a guarantee of the autonomy of the territory that was the princely state of Jammu & Kashmir. It is the only provision of the constitution which was negotiated for five months from 15 May 1949 to 16 October 1949 between Jawaharlal Nehru and Sheikh Abdullah.A solemn […]

Modi Visit: Hall of Mirrors or an Illusion?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to visit Kashmir in the first week of November. Apparently, Modi is likely to announce a financial package for Kashmir. Barely a week prior to the visit, the chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed made what would amount to a demeaning plea to the BJP and […]

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