Snow Causes Traffic Chaos, 22 Flights Cancelled 

SRINAGAR — Most of the commuters on Wednesday faced nightmares while most of the flights to and fro  Srinagar airport were cancelled.  At the same time, Srinagar-Jammu highway, the only road link connecting Kashmir with the rest of the world, remained open for one-way traffic while mercury nosedived across the Valley.   Fresh snowfall began around […]

The Environmental Impact Of Music: Digital, Records, CDs Analysed

Although streaming remains the most popular way people listen to music, old formats like cassettes and vinyl have both seen an increase in sales. In fact, vinyl has seen a remarkable sales increase of 1,427% since 2007, selling around 4m LPs in 2018 in the UK alone. Since the popularity of vinyl shows no signs […]

Snow Blindness Or Photokeratitis Is Curable 

Photokeratitis, also known as ultraviolet keratitis or UV keratitis, is an acute syndrome that occurs after UV irradiation of the eyes. The exposure may not be initially apparent to the patient, as there is a latent period (6 to 12 hours) between exposure and onset of symptoms. Although intensely painful, photokeratitis is generally a self-limited […]

Div Com Kashmir Issues Fresh Avalanche Warning

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Wednesday issued a fresh avalanche warning for nine avalanche prone districts of the division. The warning has been issued for the avalanche-prone areas of Anantnag, Kulgam, Budgam, Baramulla, Kupwara, Bandipora, Ganderbal, Kargil and Leh districts. As per the hand out, Divisional Commissioner Kashmir has directed the Deputy […]

Coping With The Snow

This winter after a long time, Kashmir has experienced successive heavy snowfall which has thrown life out of gear: electricity has been erratic, traffic movement has been affected, more so along Jammu-Srinagar highway and the flights have recurrently been grounded. This drastic change in weather followed a largely dry spell through autumn which had made […]

Kashmir – Merits of Bilateral Dialogue After General Elections

The new government in Pakistan has tried to make up with India. It has offered an olive branch to restructure good neighbourly relations. There are eight outstanding issues to be resolved by the two countries. Kashmir, does not stand on its own as the core issue, after 23 June 1997, a joint statement was issued […]

Recruitment SCAM at Central University of Kashmir

I am writing this email to bring to your kind attention the serious anomalies in the recently issued recruitment notification (Adv. No. 01 of 2019, dated 04.01.2019) for teaching posts at the Central University of Kashmir. I have tried to reach out to the relevant authorities but they are all turning deaf ears to my plea. The said […]

Fresh Snowfall Forces Flight Cancellation At Srinagar Airport

SRINAGAR — Several flights were cancelled in Kashmir Wednesday due to snowfall and bad weather conditions, an official said. “The flight operations at Srinagar airport have been hit due to bad weather since Wednesday morning,” an official of the Airports Authority of India (AAI) said. He said the snowfall which intensified in the afternoon led […]

Over 15.50 Lakh Patients Treated At GMC, Associated Hospitals In 2018: Govt

SRINAGAR — Divisional Commissioner Kashmir Baseer Ahmad Khan on Wednesday said that providing best health care is the priority for government and Government Medical College (GMC) has been at the forefront of providing afford­able patient care to all sections of the society. The Divisional Com­missioner made these remarks while reviewing the functioning of GMC and associated hospitals. […]

Police Recover 74 Bags of PDS Rice, 1 Held

SRINAGAR —  Srinagar police re­covered 74 bags of rice and two bags of flour which was meant for public distribution and was being illegally sold in black market. Acting on a complaint, police post Bemina arrested Bilal Ahmad Nath resi­dent of Bilal Colony Bemina for selling PDS rice after repacking the same in duplicate “Apple brand” […]

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