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‘The Bio Earth Quake 2019—nCov’: Book on Covid-19 by Dr Salim Parvez

Umaisar Gull Ganie

Srinagar, Jan 14: A retired professor of Psychology from Srinagar has come up with his 16th book on Covid-19 and its impact.

Dr M Salim Parvez,60,  from Bemina in Srinagar published his 16th book recently “The Bio Earth Quake 2019—nCov” or “Covid-19” in which he has touched all issues related to Covid-19 virus.

Parvez while talking with the news agency-KNO said that it took him around 4 months to write the 300-page book in which every issue related to Covid-19 has been written in detail.

“Covid-19 has shaken the whole world. It has devastated our economy and has affected our education severely,” he said. ” In this book, I have mentioned how mask culture developed and the origin of the concept of quarantine, Isolation, role of doctors and other important things.”

“The book covers several important topics including why the pandemic and travel were inextricably linked, how the different sectors of the industry reacted to the crisis, leadership and communication strategies employed by the industry during the crisis, and the social, economic and environmental impacts of the pandemic as they relate to travels,” he said

“Communication, leadership, go hand in hand,” he said, adding the ability to adapt is also important as it was clear from the beginning of the pandemic that business will not return to normal.

Parvez said he has quoted different philosophers and even Quran and Hadith in the book and given history as well and described what ancient people did when they faced such a crisis and what people should do if such circumstances come to fore in future as well.

“I have also written about what kind of role, media can play in times of crisis, besides that, I have also mentioned how to cope up and how to help our education sector,” he said.

Dr Parvez has written so far 16 books on different issues and has bagged a gold medal too for his contribution in the education sector.

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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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