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.

Virtual Game

With more and more kids getting access to fast internet and smartphones, the Covid19 initiated restrictions have created a new generation of youth who play online and make some money too, Raashid Andrabi reports "I...

Srinagar Fires 1892

Kashmir was always interesting and enigmatic. Charles Adolphus Murray, the 7th Earl of Dunmore was in Srinagar in May 1892, when it went up in flames. Read his firsthand account of the days and...

10 controversies of ‘09

While Shopian dominated 2009, there were other controversies too that hogged the headlines. Haroon Mirani lists the top 10. CHINESE VISA ROW The year 2009 has been special for Kashmir particularly the way foreign countries have...

Scholarships

1. Erasmus Mundus India4EU II Scholarships for Indian Students, 2013-2014 India4EU II provides scholarships for Indian students for the study of undergraduate, master, doctoral, postdoctoral and staff levels. India4EU II is an Erasmus Mundus Action...

Silenced Yet Still Resonating

Ali Mohammad Shahbaaz, a revolutionary poet, a satirist, a philanthropist and an educationist was a strong poetic voice that was silenced 15 years ago. Mudasir Majeed meets his family and found out that this...

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...

The GMC I Know

Leading gastroenterologist and researcher, Dr M Sultan Khuroo entered the Government Medical College, Srinagar, in its fourth batch in 1962. In this write-up, he details the college’s social and knowledge life and traces some...
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1947: First Blood

Within 24 hours after Kashmir acceded to India in 1947, the Srinagar airport was not only the epicentre of the first war that India and Pakistan fought over the Vale but a stage for...

Career in Nursing

Dr. Seemin RubabThe annual International Nurses Day is celebrated around the world on 12 May to honour  Florence Nightingale on her birthday. Florence Nightingale is widely regarded to be the founder of modern nursing....

Separating the Entangled

As Kashmir turned abnormal, the parents of a 15-year-old literally bundled and flew him to London for studies. Separated from home and his parents, the young boy channelized the loss by deciding to do...

Over to Professor

After he was barred from teaching in 1986, the disgruntled Prof Abdul Gani Bhat began lecturing on politics in a series of covert residential meetings which eventually led to the creation of MUF. Twenty-nine...

Lost Prime Minister

After replacing Sheikh Abdullah in 1953, Bakhshi Ghulam Mohammad led a popularly corrupt regime. Syed Asma meets the former Prime Minister's surviving wife to tell the story of how she fought, after his death,...

A History’s Witness

K D Sethi is a dark old horse that has been a part of and an intimate witness to some of the most important political events in Jammu and Kashmir. Tasavur Mushtaq interviewed the ageing communist...

‘Abdullah had agreed to join Congress’

In the concluding part of the interview with Shahnawaz Khan senior journalist Ved Bhasin talks about his first hand knowledge of important Kashmiri leaders (Sheikh M Abdullah speaking to a huge crowd in Kashmir.) KL: Talking...

New Colleges for Votes?

For a few years the state government has been on degree college opening spree in rural areas. But most of the newly established colleges have dismal infrastructure, extremely inadequate teaching staff and offer ill...

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