Browsing: Education

A Teacher Par Excellence

Abdul Rashid Zargar recently received the Meritorious Teacher Award on Teacher’s Day for his unparalleled commitment towards his job. Nazir…

Irrelevant Courses?

Courses available at college and University level in Kashmir leave students who pursue them with little or no job avenues.…


Thousands of people were jailed in Kashmir since 1990’s. Their miserable lives in confinement notwithstanding; scores of them converted their…

‘Tired, not re-tired’

Heading the Islamic University from its start, Dr Siddiq Wahid has just finished his tenure, as its vice chancellor, after…

A season for universities!

The Legislative Assembly passed bills for allowing setting up of three private universities in the nine-day session when all the…

Compensating education

Continual unrest has affected education sector badly. However, some locals have started community schools to help students out. Ikhlaq Qadri reports.

Ailing alma mater

Academics   and  student welfare  seem to be the last priority of the University of Kashmir, obsessed with seminars and whimsical…

Alien mother

Sidelined for long, Kashmiri is now in schools as a compulsory subject, but as Aliya Bashir reports, the loopholes in…

Churning out failures

Some decades back, passing 10th class examinations in Kashmir was deemed a big achievement. Education system and standards have considerably…

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