Education

This section is a window to the education scenario of Jammu and Kashmir. It gives details about the policies, issues, initiatives and inspirational stories related to education.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘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...

Expensively Exclusive

Education is an evolving activity, so is the art of teaching and creation of educational infrastructure, tools and methods. R S Gull visits an...

‘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...

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...

Creative Twins

In a distant Kokernag village, there are twin brothers, sons of a labourer, who have more than 40 innovations to their credit. In the...

A Viral Vocabulary

The pandemic caused by the invisible Coronavirus has started dictating a new value system as part of its etiquettes regime. In order to understand...

OBE Is The Alternative

by Nazir Ahmad Gilkar and Iqra Majeed Shah Kashmir personifies a systemic, normalised clampdown. The shutdowns are usually a 100 to 200 days affair in a year. These...

Ailing alma mater

Academics   and  student welfare  seem to be the last priority of the University of Kashmir, obsessed with seminars and whimsical appointments. HAMIDULLAH DAR  reports. Many...

Jail Lawyer

Arrested while in the first year of graduation way back in 2013, a young man has cleared his graduation, acquired a law degree and...

Model in Mountains

At seven his father became part of Kashmir’s surging collateral damage and at 14 he was formally admitted to an orphanage. Nine years later,...

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