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Raheel Khursheed talks about positives and perils of social media

Government College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar hosted an online session with journalist-turned-tech entrepreneur, Mr. Raheel Khursheed as guest speaker on June 17, 2021. The webinar- first of the 2021 series being organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell of the college- was attended by students and faculty.
Raheel is the co-founder of Laminar, a streaming/video infrastructure platform. Earlier, he was most notably associated with Twitter India in a senior executive role. He has also been associated with Snap,  » Read more about: Raheel Khursheed talks about positives and perils of social media  »

DJMC hosts workshop on tools and strategies to verify online content

DJMC hosts workshop on tools and strategies to verify online content

Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (DJMC), Government College for Women, M. A. Road, Srinagar organised an online workshop on ‘Social Media Audit: Tools and strategies to monitor social media and online content’ on May 29, 2021 (Saturday). Google News Initiative certified trainer, Dr. Archana Kumari was the resource person of the workshop.
Students from semesters 1, 2, 4 and 6 attended the session held via Google Meet. As part of its India training network, the Google News Initiative has been conducting workshops for students and journalists to train them in verification of online content to counter fake news.  » Read more about: DJMC hosts workshop on tools and strategies to verify online content  »

DJMC hosts talk on ethics and aesthetics of photojournalism

DJMC hosts talk on ethics and aesthetics of photojournalism

Photojournalist and documentary photographer Sanna Irshad Mattoo interacted with the students of Department of Journalism & Mass Communication (DJMC), Govt. College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar on April 12, 2021.
During the interaction session titled ‘Inside and Outside the Frame: Ethics & Aesthetics of Photojournalism’, Sanna shared her experience as a photojournalist. She also shared the story behind some of her acclaimed photo stories.
Sanna presently contributes to the international wire agency Reuters as a Multimedia journalist.  » Read more about: DJMC hosts talk on ethics and aesthetics of photojournalism  »

DJMC hosts multimedia masterclass with senior journalist Riyaz Masroor

DJMC hosts multimedia masterclass with senior journalist Riyaz Masroor

Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Govt. College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar held an interaction session with senior journalist Mr. Riyaz Masroor on April 10, 2021 (Saturday).
Mr. Masroor is currently working as J&K correspondent for BBC World Service. In the session titled ‘Multimedia for Beginners’, Mr. Masroor shared valuable tips with the students to excel as a multimedia journalist.
He shared his experience of working on important reporting beats including politics. He also shared some interesting anecdotes from his professional career while stressing on the need to constantly learn and improve.  » Read more about: DJMC hosts multimedia masterclass with senior journalist Riyaz Masroor  »

DJMC students explore world of news agencies with Shakoor Rather of PTI

DJMC students explore world of news agencies with Shakoor Rather of PTI

Department of Journalism & Mass Communication, Govt. College for Women, M.A. Road, Srinagar held an interaction session with journalist and author, Mr. Shakoor Rather on March 27, 2021.
Shakoor is currently working as Deputy News Editor with India’s leading news agency- Press Trust of India. In the session titled ‘The World of News Agencies’, he shared valuable information about the structure and functioning of wire agencies. He also shared his experience of working with PTI in various roles during the last decade ranging from Copy Editor to Senior Copy Editor to Chief Copy Editor to Deputy News Editor.  » Read more about: DJMC students explore world of news agencies with Shakoor Rather of PTI  »

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  »

Kashmiri youth emotionally surcharged, need parental touch: Sharma

Kashmiri youth emotionally surcharged, need parental touch: Sharma

When the former Director of the Intelligence Bureau, Dineshwar Sharma was appointed as the interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir in October 2017, it evoked mixed reaction from the civil society. Over one year after being assigned the sensitive job, Sharma spoke to Harbinger’s Roomi Nazir. Here are the excerpts.
RN: How acquainted do you think you are with Kashmir now that you have visited and interacted with people extensively?
DS: I think I am fairly acquainted by now about Kashmir.  » Read more about: Kashmiri youth emotionally surcharged, need parental touch: Sharma  »

Bakshi Stadium Likely to Become International Football Stadium

Government has decided to turn Srinagar’s Bakshi stadium into an International Football Stadium with FIFA norms under National Projects Construction Corporation (NPCC) with the budget of 50 cr., officials said on Friday.
The stadium according to officials will be completed within a year. It will be hosting International Football Premier Leagues and tournaments.
Secretary at J&K State Sports Council, Waheed ur Rehmaan Para, told Rising Kashmir that they are preparing this stadium to host International football tournaments with an aim to provide footballers international facilities as well as international coaches.  » Read more about: Bakshi Stadium Likely to Become International Football Stadium  »

Bahrar, Kashmir’s last colony for Lepers

Bahrar, Kashmir’s last colony for Lepers

A woman, probably in mid-fifties, was busy washing the clothes under what seems to be a common tap of her colony. Engrossed in her work, the movements of footsteps compelled her to look at this reporter. Without seeking many details, she could sense the purpose of the visit. She breaks into a kind smile, “Achatorumfikriwalew be nimavzithannish.”(Oh got it, let me take you to the elders) she says while pointing to a group of elderly men chatting under the Chinar.  » Read more about: Bahrar, Kashmir’s last colony for Lepers  »

Family Forgetfulness

Family Forgetfulness

“Don’t shift to Ward 3” reads the green Medical Record Department (MRD)file of Naveed, 22, a patient at Institute of Medical Health and Neuro-Sciences (IMHANS), Rainawari, Srinagar. Ward 3,  is a closed ward where the male patients without attendants are kept.
Son of a State Forest Corporation employee from Baderwah (Doda), Naveed was first admitted to IMHANS on January 3, 2014, for drug-induced psychosis. Three months later, his condition had improved. Records make a mention of his Mental Status Examination on April 17,  » Read more about: Family Forgetfulness  »

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