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Journalism students visit Press Enclave, interact with RK staff

As part of the industrial visit series, students of Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Govt. Women’s College M.A Road visited the office of daily ‘Rising Kashmir’ on June 24, 2019 to understand the functioning of newspapers.
The students of 3rd semester interacted with the editorial and management staff of the newspaper at its Press Enclave office. They were accompanied by Head of Department, Dr. Suhail Ahmad. In his preliminary briefing, he outlined the different departments of a traditional newspaper including Business,  » Read more about: Journalism students visit Press Enclave, interact with RK staff  »

NAAC inspection of GCW MA Road begins

NAAC inspection of GCW MA Road begins

The two-day inspection of Govt. College for Women, M. A. Road, Srinagar by a National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) peer team began on Tuesday (June 11, 2019).
The team will assess the college for renewal of its NAAC accreditation and rank it according to its performance in seven basic parameters including-Curricular Aspects, Teaching-learning & Evaluation, Research, Innovations & Extension, Infrastructure & Learning Resources, Student Support & Progression, Governance, Leadership & Management, and Institutional Values &  » Read more about: NAAC inspection of GCW MA Road begins  »

Exhibition of hand-made products held at GCW M. A. Road

A one-day exhibition by Fatima Craft Centre ( Ahmad & Harris Khan Charitable Trust) was held at Govt. College for Women, M. A. Road Srinagar on April 27, 2019.
The event was organised by Women Studies Centre of the college.
Speaking on the sidelines of the event, Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai appreciated the members of the craft centre and the products displayed at the exhibition. She said the craft centre is run by women and children who are unprivileged.  » Read more about: Exhibition of hand-made products held at GCW M. A. Road  »

Radio ad for a fictional travel agency ‘Expeditions’

Listen to another creative ad from our students Salma Masood and Mehru N Nisa.
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Prof. Madhosh delivers lecture at GCW M. A. Road

Department of Education, GCW M. A. Road Srinagar organised an extension lecture by renowned educationist, Prof. (Dr.) A. G. Madhosh on May 4, 2019.
Prof. Madhosh delivered the lecture on the topic ‘Values & Counselling’ which was attended by students of 5th semester and senior faculty of the college.
He stressed on the need for value education and counseling of students to cope with the contemporary challenges facing the society.
Prof. (Dr.) Prof.  » Read more about: Prof. Madhosh delivers lecture at GCW M. A. Road  »

National Voters Day, SVEEP Action Plan event held at GCW M. A. Road

Department of Political Science, Govt. College for Women, M.A. Road Srinagar organised valedictory function of the Systematic Voters Education and Electoral Participation (SVEEP) Action Plan 2019 on April 30, 2019.
The event was presided over by Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai. In her address she talked about the importance of women emancipation and Women Reservation Bill. Prof. Ashai appreciated the students and the Department of Political Science for organizing such events.
The principal also distributed certificates among the students who participated in various programmes under SVEEP Action Plan.  » Read more about: National Voters Day, SVEEP Action Plan event held at GCW M. A. Road  »

“You don’t talk about Fight Club”

‘Fight Club’ is a 1996-book written by Chuck Palahniuk. It is a story of an anonymous person who is also the narrator here. The narrator suffers from insomnia initially in the story and then it turns out that he suffers from split personality disorder too.
The main characters are: the narrator, Tyler Durden and Marla Singer. The narrator lives in a flat, earns money by working in a car-rental company, travels a lot (because of work),  » Read more about: “You don’t talk about Fight Club”  »

The Black Book Experience

Salma Masood

I didn’t consider writing this piece about The Black Book. I am in the middle of reading 1984 by George Orwell and I had decided to write about that book. But it so happens that now I am writing about Orhan Pamuk’s masterpiece. I read it almost 2 years ago when my cousin literally forced me to read it before any other book. It took me around 6 long months to complete it.  » Read more about: The Black Book Experience  »

His La-La Land

Nakhshab Kirmani
 Medical humanitarian organization, MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders), conducted a research in collaboration with the Department of Psychology, Kashmir University and the Institute of Mental Health and Neuroscience (IMHANS). The report found that 45 percent of Kashmir’s adult population i.e 1.8 million adults, suffer from some form of mental distress and 93 percent have conflict related trauma.
The conflict in Kashmir has not even spared people with mental disabilities. Locally known as “maet”,  » Read more about: His La-La Land  »


Zainab Shafiq
Satyajit was sipping his coffee as the initial rays of sunlight tiptoed through the meadows, gradually wrapping the sky in blue. The westward breeze whispered through the dry grass, infusing a spirit of vitality in everything as it flew past. Satyajit started pacing back and forth – his eyebrows furrowed and lips pressed together. For some totally inexplicit reasons, mornings had always taken a toll on him. Throughout his life, he’d never felt as much loneliness in any other part of the day as he did in the first hours.  » Read more about: Rain  »

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