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12th results: After nearly two decades, Kashmir records over 80% passing score

Bhat Imran

(Asian News Hub) – In nearly two decades, the students of Kashmir valley recorded the best results of 80.46 percent in annual regular examination of 12th standard.

According to the figures maintained by the Board of School Education (BOSE), Kashmir division has recorded best results in 18 years.

The news agency—KNO, has learnt that BOSE in figures notified on Monday said that in the year 2003, a total of 48.89 pass percentage was recorded in which 29,546 out of which 14,446 passed it.

BOSE said that in 2004, a total of 45.70 students of 12th standard had qualified the exams followed by 44.95 percent students in 2005, 49.96 percent in 2006, 44.62 percent in the year 2007 and in 2008, at least 53.50 percent students had qualified the annual regular exams of 12th standard.

In the year 2008, only 53.50 percent students qualified it followed by 55.10 percent in 2009.

In the year 2009, at least 46,367 students had appeared for the examination in which 25,546 successfully qualified it.

BOSE figures also reveal that in this year 2010, at least 55.51 percent students had qualified the exams and in 2011, at least 58.97 percent students qualified it.

“In 2012, at least 58.95 percent cracked the exams followed by 52.08 percent students in 2013, in 2014 at least 55.18 percent qualified the exams, and 57.19 percent students qualified it in 2015 and in 2016, at least 75.47 percent qualified it,” BOSE said.

The figures further state that in 2017, at least 61.44 percent students qualified the exams followed by the year 2018 wherein 51.77 percent students qualified the exams, in 2019, at least 76.08 percent qualified the exams.

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Body of 50-yr-old man retrieved after 3 days from Jhelum

(Asian News Hub) – Three days after drowning into Kiti Koul in Kani Kadal area of Srinagar, the body of a 50-year-old man has been retrieved from river Jhelum on Monday evening.

Official sources told the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that the body of a 50-year-old man was retrieved today by River police from Jehlum in Takanwari area of Noorbagh in Srinagar.

They identified the deceased as Feroz Ahmad Raina, son of Late Abdul Aziz Raina of Zaindar Mohalla, Habba Kadal.

Meanwhile, they said that the body will be handed over to the family after completing the legal formalities.


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Elderly man injured in leopard attack in Anantnag

(Asian News Hub) – An elderly man was injured after a leopard attacked him in Chanderwan Uttersoo area of Shangus of South Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Monday evening.

Reports Reaching GNS said that a leopard attacked Abdul  Rasheed Wani Son of Mohammad Ahsan Wani of Chanderwan Uttersoo village, resulting in injuries to him.

Soon after the incident he was rushed to a nearby hospital wherefrom he was shifted to GMC Anantnag for specialized treatment.

Meanwhile the local residents appealed to the Wildlife Department to capture the wild animals present in the area at an earliest in order to prevent any further attacks.


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Samaniya Bhat: Youngest radio jockey from Baramulla

(Asian News Hub) – A 22-year-old girl from Baramulla is winning hearts of people through her voice and informative programmes as she works as a radio jockey at Radio Chinar at Sopore.

RJ Samaniya Bhat a resident of main town Baramulla who has recently completed her bachelors in Journalism and Mass communication from GDC Baramulla is first female radio jockey of North Kashmir and the youngest radio jockey of Kashmir Valley.

Bhat while talking with news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) said that since her childhood she was interested in journalism, however, by chance she grabbed the opportunity to become a radio Jockey.

“I was always fond of microphones and when I heard that north Kashmir is going to have its first radio station I went for an interview and after 4 or 5 rounds, I was among selected ones and only female,” she said.

“I feel happy to work as Radio Jockey because it is a very creative field and it helps in building your confidence and become outspoken and spontaneous,” Bhat said, adding “she remains in the studio from 12 pm to 3 pm and produces a programme Hallabhol with RJ Samaniya.”

“Our main aim is to involve our youth and entertain people besides talented persons who are being called to the studio who keep their viewpoint before people,” she said.

“Do the things you are good at and follow your dreams with hard work, she said, in her message to students, while adding that parents must allow their children to choose their field and shouldn’t force them to go in any field in which they aren’t interested.


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