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.

An Exceptional KASē

It took him a lot of effort to extract from her mother, where his father is. They would hardly meet as she would toil at ICDS centre in Doda and he would study in...
Shabir Kohli’s home at Hardu kichr, Ashmuqam. KL Image: Aaqib Hyder

A Mountainous Feat

A young boy from a modest background put in his all efforts and managed cracking NEET examination with flying colours. Now the tensions in the family are about the costs that they would require...

The First Flock

Defying the restrictions that were imposed by the situation post-August 2019, a number of boys and girls moved out and appeared for the coveted civil service examination. Pirzada Shakir met some of the successful to tell...

Fazlul Haseeb, IAS

UPSC 2017, the results of which were out last week, recorded the lowest ever performance of J&K in recent years. The consolation was Haseeb who made it in the third attempt at rank 36,...

Rare Success

After losing her books and both her parents during the process of examination and still making it with better scores sets Insha Lone apart, reports Saifullah Bashir In the recently declared Jammu and Kashmir Board...

Dos and Don’ts for Students

by Mujahid Mughal Brad Henry defines a teacher as the person who can “inspire hope, ignite the imagination, and instil a love of learning” in his students. Inspiring hope, igniting imagination and imbibing the love...

Deaths By Drowning

Around 35 people, most of them minors, have drowned while bathing in streams and ponds to beat the scorching sun. This has triggered calls for the deployment of lifeguards near water bodies frequented by...

Online MBBS

The pandemic has forced the students enrolled with offshore medical schools to study virtually from home. This is putting a question mark over their competence as future doctors, reports Farzana Nisar It is 6 am...

Broken Contract

Hundreds of contractual lecturers working for years at various higher secondary schools and colleges were abruptly disengaged after August 2019. Now, in their late twenties and thirties, they are jobless and have nowhere to...

Plant Collectors In Kashmir

While studying Botany, students hardly spare a thought about the processes and the people who gave their lives to identify and name the plants that Kashmir grows. Exceptional botanist, Ralph R Stewart who push-biked into Kashmir more...

Kashmir’s Constitutional Reforms 1939

The assembly in Jammu and Kashmir is one of the many outcomes of the July 13, 1931 massacre. Recommended by a British officer JB Glancy, the initial assembly, the Parja Sabha had more nominated...

‘We Are Trying To Technologically Equip Our Schools’

Director of School Education Kashmir, Tassaduq Hussain Mir is a busy man these days. He has to ensure that the government schools adopt and adapt to the online mode of teaching. In an interview,...

‘Dos & Don’ts to Make it to KAS’

Hilal Ahmad, a KPS officer of 2010 batch tells Saima Rashid the ‘Dos and Don’ts’ of making it to Civil Services  KL: What do Civil Service exams mean in Kashmir? HA: CSE is considered as...

IMPRISONED SCHOLARLY

Thousands of people were jailed in Kashmir since 1990’s. Their miserable lives in confinement notwithstanding; scores of them converted their cells into study centers earning themselves impressive degrees. One prisoner even qualified the Kashmir...

Wise Decisions

Youngsters in Kashmir have started taking control of their education. This year, three students bagged UWC scholarships for International Baccalaureate diploma at select United World Colleges, reports Minhaj Masoodi Anayat Yousuf’s happiness knows no bounds....

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