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.

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...

Computer Doctor

After completing his PhD in Computer Science, Syed Iqbal landed a Post Doctorate Fellowship in the subject - a first for a Kashmir resident. Shazia...

Defusing A Cripple

A labourer’s son had lost his arm while watching a scarp dealer struggle to extract valuable metals from an abandoned explosive device. It took...
Mohit Raina

KAS Toppers

He failed twice but this year topped the KAS. Even though, Mohit Raina, says he was not even sure that he would make it...

Truly Techie 

Qualifying Indian Engineering Services (IES) wasn’t a cakewalk for the son of farmer hailing from a remote village. But as Riyaz Ul Khaliq finds...

What is Applied Mathematics?

By Saima Rashid These days mathematics is applied almost everywhere, and this wealth of activity cannot be encompassed in one university department. The focus of the...

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...

Managing Kashmir

Two young friends, Abid Khan and Faizan Zaroo, started an event management company that organises cultural events. Nuzhat Mushtaq reports the story of their...

A humble feat

Known for his humility and brilliance, a youth from Sopore made a hat-trick in civil services. As his departure from academic to administrative setup...

‘You are sort of an outcaste if you dare to leave a government job...

Aijaz Rashid, 30, a researcher from Arwah in Budgam who is working on a cancer drug which is 8 times more effective than the...

Bridging Designs

It took even late CM Mufti by surprise when he learned about the face behind Zero Bridge's design. Ubeer Naqushbandi reports When late Chief Minister,...

Kashmir’s IAS Force

Mattan’s Athar Amir Khan nearly recreated Shah Faesal moment in Kashmir with his recent performance. Riyaz Ul Khaliq reports the previous such golden moments...

Irrelevant Courses?

Courses available at the college and university level in Kashmir leave students who pursue them with little or no job avenues. Most of them...

Activating Activist

From a shy student to an outspoken public speaker, a youth from South Kashmir is writing a different life script by focusing on social...

Golden Voice

A faith healers son, Kabul Bukhari did his primary schooling in Karnah and then in Srinagar. He finally flew to Mumbai for studies and...

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