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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  »

“Air-Talk” Radio Ad

Listen to one of the many innovative ads made by our students Kaamina Geelani, Faiza Rashid, Farhana Farooq and Haiba Iftikhar for a fictional mobile network provider they creatively named “Air- Talk”.
   » Read more about: “Air-Talk” Radio Ad  »

One-month Certificate Course on ‘Short Film-making’ (Nov 19-Dec 20, 2018)

In the run up to the NAAC team visit, the department conducted a one-month Certificate Course on ‘Short Film-making’ with participants drawn from semester 4 of BJMC. Besides the classes on theoretical concepts related to short-film making, the course also involved practical exercises. In the latter half of the course, the participants were divided into groups and asked to work on short films.  » Read more about: One-month Certificate Course on ‘Short Film-making’ (Nov 19-Dec 20, 2018)  »


‘Homeless’ is a short fiction film by Zenaira Bakhsh, Tuba Ashraf, Gafira Qadir and Sadaf Shabir that depicts the plight of a transgender and the insensitivity that transgenders have to face in the society.  » Read more about: Homeless  »

Workshop on ‘Audio-Video Editing’ (May 10-11, 2019)

A two-day workshop on ‘Audio-Video Editing’ for students of semester 5 (BMMMC) was held with the support of Media Education Research Centre (MERC), Kashmir University on May 10-11, 2019. Mr. Imran Latief (AV Editor, MERC) was the resource person for the workshop which was held at the varsity’s studio. On the first day, technical sessions were held on important aspects of radio production including packaging and sound editing. The second day was based on technical sessions on various aspects of Video Documentary Production including documentary camera,  » Read more about: Workshop on ‘Audio-Video Editing’ (May 10-11, 2019)  »


A symposium on Sir Muhammad Iqbal titled ‘In Search of Lost Voice: Reclaiming the Progressive Iqbal’ was held at GCW M. A. Road, Srinagar on May 9, 2019. The event was organised by Department of Philosophy of the college.
Speaking on the sub-theme titled ‘Dr. Muhammad Iqbal between History and Memory’, Principal of the college, Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai pointed out the need to understand the essence of Iqbal’s work and philosophy.
Prof. Ashai shared her experience of meeting Iqbal’s son and noted legal luminary Dr.  » Read more about: SYMPOSIUM ON SIR MUHAMMAD IQBAL  »


Women’s Studies Center of Government College for Women, M. A. Road, Srinagar organised a talk with Ms. Sana Imtiyaz and Ms. Sheema Shah, entrepreneurs of ‘Sweet Temptations’ and ‘Sugar Rush’- home bakery shops on May 01, 2019.
Ms. Sana Imtiyaz, who has done a course in baking, and Ms. Sheema Shah, a student of Home Science department, shared their experiences with the gathering. They talked about the role models who inspired them. Their talk was followed by an interaction between the staff,
 » Read more about: A TALK WITH HOME BAKERS  »

Dr.Khuroo shares his eventful journey at the event hosted by GCW M A Road

Noted gastroentrologist of the valley, Prof. (Dr.) M S Khuroo delivered a special lecture at Govt College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar on April 24, 2019.
Dr.Khuroo shared his expeirence and valuable insights in the lecture titled as ‘My Journey Through Reserch in Medicine: The Untold Stories”.
The lecture was attended by students and faculty of the college.
Earlier welcoming the guest, Principal, Prof. (Dr.) Yasmeen Ashai hailed the contributions of Dr.Khuroo in medical research.
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