Browsing: Education

This section is a window to the education scenario of Jammu and Kashmir. It gives details about the policies, issues, initiatives and inspirational stories related to education.

Children of Lesser God

Giving birth to a defective child invites social stigma. Sadly, both parents and their child become victims of a villainous…

The Shrine Contribution

A small shrine nested in Kashmir’s Pir Panchal Mountains in Shahadra Sharief funded a huge university in Rajouri’s backyard. The…

Turning A Blind Eye

Students who have hearing and visual impairments are increasingly finding it difficult to receive proper education. Syed Asma  takes a…

The Innovative Parrays

A man follows his father’s footsteps and creates unique innovations. Originality and genius span the generations—and as Majid Maqbool reports—so…

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The Power of an Idea

They are driven by curiosity and armed with creativity. From harnessing everything from the sun to the ground below,  Majid…

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…

From Helper To Lawyer

Mohammad Aslam had come to Srinagar as a domestic helper but is now pursuing a law degree from University of…

‘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.

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