Knowledge

A vast sphere of activity in all societies, this section envisages almost everything from school education to higher education with a separate section dedicated to sciences. This grouping of writings includes scholarships, counselling, and available career options for the new generation.

‘Cancer Continues To Be the Biggest Challenge For Science’

Biochemist Dr Arsheed A Ganaie has worked on Tuberculosis, prostate cancer and pancreatic cancer during his research within and outside India. At Watson and Crick Centre for Molecular Medicine, a research centre at the  IUST,...

Making Cancer Fight Cancer

After a series of failures in various laboratories across the globe, Dr Khalid Shah, a young Kashmir scientist, currently, a professor at the Harvard Medical School, led a team of researchers to devise a...

Why Student Avoiding Reading Books?

by Vijay Garg There is no doubt that there is no best friend like books are. Somehow in the tech-savvy world, people moved to e-books, and no deep understanding and relevance of reading books exist. Students...

‘Saffron Is Anti-carcinogenic; Can Delay Alzheimer’s and is Used in Treating Depression’

A leading plant scientist, Dr Nasheman Ashraf, currently Principal Scientist at CSIR-IIM, was the first to create a data bank of 64000 Saffron genes and publish the transcriptome data, something that many others followed...

Why Students Must Avoid These Mistakes In Board Examination?

by Vijay Garg Board examinations and various other state board examinations are about to begin all over the country in a month. While hard work and preparation are the keys to excelling in the board...

What Are The Popular Courses In 2023?

by Vijay Garg Automation, coupled with the pandemic, led to “double disruption” that required a significant reimagining of both the world of work and the educational landscape. The focus has shifted from finding jobs to...

How to Crack JEE Main 2023 In the First Attempt?

by Vijay Garg Students aiming for admission to IITs in 2023 have to appear for JEE Main 2023 which is the most competitive engineering entrance examination. It will be conducted in January. Here are the tips...

Kashmir’s Twentieth-Century Bazaars

Between the elite markets of SR Gunj, Mahraj Bazar and the Bund, the twentieth-century witnessed the rise of hundreds of Khatri traders and a few Parsi families who contributed to the emergence of Kashmir’s...

Know About the Major Professional Courses Entrance Tests In India

by Vijay Garg Till about 20 years ago, India had very few entrance exams, most of them in the areas of management, engineering and medicine. But today, entrance tests are an essential part of the...

How to Prepare For Mathematics Examination?

by Vijay Garg Mathematics can be a nightmare to some students whereas fun for others. It is basically because of the reason that you either get it completely right or entirely wrong. It is not...

‘60 Ladakh Spring Bacteria Produce Antibiotics against Different Diseases’

Awarded for his research in microbiology last week, CSIR-IIIM Principle Scientist, Dr Zahoor Ahmad Parray has been primarily working on the drugs involving Tuberculosis. In a freewheeling interview with Masood Hussain, the scientist details...

‘I Am Devising An Optogenetic Tool That Can Rewrite or Create False Memory’

Apart from demonstrating the evidence of how a diseased lung cell seeks help physically by developing tunnelling nano-tubes from a healthier one, Dr Tanveer Ahmad has experimented with various facets of genetics in the...

Sir Marc Aurel Stein: An Introduction

One of the many Europeans who immensely contributed to exploring, understanding and recording Kashmir was Sir Marc Aurel Stein, the great Sanskrit scholar, who not only translated Kalhana Rajatarangni but also compiled the folktales,...

‘In the Next 10 Years, Genetic Engineering Will Revolutionise Medical Science’

Intervention cardiologist at the Temple University School of Medicine, Srinagar-born Prof Riyaz Bashir has devised a special series of life-saving, clot-removing catheters, some of which have already got FDA approval. In November, he was...

‘In Skill and Speed, Humans’ Can Not Compete The Machine’

As the world has been taken over by AI and ML, science is now chasing the countless benefits that quantum computing will offer in forecasting weather, the market and possibly life. Quantum physicist, Dr...

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