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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.

Al-Biruni’s Kashmir

Mehmood Gaznavi attempted to wrest Kashmir in the eleventh century twice and failed. The failed invasions, however, gave the Gaznavid court a lot of...

Kashmir’s Bakshi Era

In her book, A Fate Written On Matchboxes, Hafsa Kanjwal, a Kashmir-origin American scholar, revisits the structure and systems in the decade-old rule by...

Tamed, Not Caged

Chitralekha Zutshi’s book, Sheikh Abdullah – The Caged Lion of Kashmir is by far the most perceptive work on Abdullah but is short of...

1270s: Marco Polo’s Kashmir

Italian traveller Marco Polo visited Kashmir somewhere in 1271-75 and recorded a few passages about the life and culture of a place rendered inaccessible...

Kashmir’s Oil Pressers

Before edible oil extraction was mechanised, Kashmir had a roaring cottage industry of traditional oil pressers who would use bullocks to convert various seeds...

630 AD: Hiuen Tsang’s Kashmir

In search of the text and practices of his faith, Chinese Buddhist monk Hiuen Tsang spent two years in Kashmir somewhere around 630 AD....

Kashmir In the Fourth Century BC

Years after Alexander entered India, Indo-Greek relations cemented to the extent that the Greek kings appointed emissaries and ambassadors in the region. Megasthenes, one...

Costs of a Social Media Post

A student’s social media post triggered a crisis forcing the administration to quickly take legal action and intervene to prevent escalation of tensions, reports...

‘Now AI Helps 3D Printing Right Drugs for the Right Patient in the Right...

Dr Mir Javid Iqbal, a Kashmir scientist serving US pharma major Moderna in its Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacometrics vertical tells Kashmir Life Science Talks...
Srinagar Colleges

Kashmir Colleges: Empty Classrooms

The colleges across Kashmir are exhibiting a historic nosedive in new admissions, a trend evading a clear reason. In an attempt to deconstruct the...

Pul Se Pul Tak: Rediscovering The City of Bridges

Broadcast journalist, Iqra Akhoon who produced a rare and well-received heritage web series focusing on the life and times around the historic bridges of Srinagar, jots...

Lured to New Languages

Amid the diversity of languages spoken and written in Jammu and Kashmir, the new generation is picking the non-native languages to manage better livelihoods...

NEP’s Flip Side

Currently in vogue, the ambitious and modern NEP-2020 has a huge flip side too, reports Aiman Fayaz In 2022, the government implemented a new education policy...

The Coercion Class

In the absence of higher institutions for learning, thousands of Kashmir students spread across the country to pursue education. One of the major shares...

‘We Must Prepare for Driverless Cars, Robots and AI Systems that will Reshape Our...

Top data scientist and founder of BQE, Shafat Qazi sketches an imminent future driven by the technology KASHMIR LIFE (KL): Can you tell us about...