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Women’s College Documentary

The film was produced by Irshada Ayoub, Yasmeen Khan, Fajr Shora, Sadaf Masoodi, & Nusrat Bashir. The film presents a comprehensive profile of the Government College for Women M A Road, explaining its achievements and challenges.

Young Programmer Makes Learning Easier for Students

Young Programmer Makes Learning Easier for Students

As the Kashmir Valley keeps on countersigning the unfortunate turbulences, its youngsters keep contributing to the society with their creative ideas. Sixteen-year-old Danish Rashid from Awantipora in Pulwama in south Kashmir has developed an educational android app “live school Kashmir” (www.liveschoolkashmir.com), predominantly for the students from class 8th to 12th. They can get the study […]

Calligraphy: A Casualty of Technology

Calligraphy: A Casualty of Technology

In a dimly-lit room at Srinagar’s congested downtown, Mohammad Ayoub, 60, dusts his stacked collection of old newspapers. Memoir of his ‘golden past’, the collection forces an expression of despair onto his face. Ayoub was a calligrapher who wrote countless newspapers with his hands in the pre-computer era. The way the silverfishes have eaten their […]

Institution Housed in History

Institution Housed in History

Overlooked by mighty Chinars, queens wandered on its lush green lawns, leaders addressed people in its spacious assembly halls, and poets exchanged their wedding vows in the serenity of its antique hallways. And in this day and date, it still mesmerises the ardent knowledge seekers of Kashmir. The palatial library of Women’s College M A […]

Gas Samovar: Upgrading Traditions

Gas Samovar: Upgrading Traditions

When grassroots innovators from across the state showcased their inventions at the annual innovation festival held  in New Delhi earlier this year, Shazia, a 26-year-old school dropout from the south Kashmir’s Qazigund area, had no idea that her experiments with the traditional Kashmiri Samovar will bring accolades to her as well as to  the state. […]

‘I will die of wounds and pain’

‘I will die of wounds and pain’

Sitting uncomfortably on the cold floor of her kitchen, Shagufta Akther (name changed), in her early thirties, recounts the cruelty inflicted on her by her husband. Apart from narrating pains and sorrows of her married life, she shares her fears and apprehensions about the future security of her life. Akther narrates that her husband often […]

Challenges to Media education

Challenges to Media education

  The boom in the media industry across the globe has triggered a perception among the media practitioners that there is a need to evolve techniques that would ensure that the professionalism in the field is upheld at all costs. Given the emergence of social media and concepts like the citizen journalism there is a […]

Women’s Day celebrated at college

Mehwish Farooq & Uzma Zaffar report on the Women’s Day celebrations at the Government College for Women, M A Road, Srinagar.

Poem: The Tempest

Poem: The Tempest

  Sparks fly from the wax light, red and burning in the night. The sound of wild rain, rages through my brain. Calls and cries endlessly, In tears and trouble eternally. like a spirit protests, hunting for its soul to rest. voice from the old burst my head, with a thunder crash in my bed. […]

Zitn-e-Zool Event Management Co.

Produced by Mehreen Mushtaq & Henna Parveiz as part of their III-year project, the Lab Ad is trying to promote an imaginary Zitn-e-Zool Event Management Co

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