Careers

What are the career options for young men and women, is the focus of this section. Apart from profiling different role models from diverse fields, this section also features expert advice and opinion.

Shabir Kohli’s home at Hardu kichr, Ashmuqam. KL Image: Aaqib Hyder

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Financing Futures

Educational loans is a lucrative sector for commercial banks but some students in Kashmir desirous of studying abroad find the bank officials “insensitive”. Sameer...

Pushed Out

Tens of thousands of students seeking higher studies in various professional colleges are put to severe problems in absence of private education set up...

A Phenomenal Struggle

In making individuals achieve their objectives, there are lots of people who contribute, especially in case of have-nots. But there are quite a few...

Dream Come True

Afaq Giri became first person to crack IAS exams from Banihal. Riyaz Ul Khaliq and Saima Rashid report the story behind his success When asked...

My KAS Interview

Syed Shahnawaz Bukhari, presently posted as commercial tax officer, shares his experiences of the civil service interview, when he faced it in 2008.I entered...

Dream Chaser 

He tried his hands at teaching and then working for the government, but there was something that kept him looking for more. Saima Rashid...

To Bagh-e-Mehtaab

Kashmir has moved from the love for Bollywood to a participant in Bollywood. Zulkifla Shakeel meets Zain Khan Durrani, the latest actor who plays...

Interrupting Dreams

J&K PSC, the supreme recruiting organisation, is in a mess. Candidates appearing in one paper are given question papers of another subject. This non-serious...

Corn on the go

A simple idea that came outside a movie theater in Qatar helped two engineer friends introduce sweet corn carts in Kashmir. Umar Mukhtar tells...

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