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.

Stressed Schooling

A series of decisions taken with regard to the private school education sector has brought back the debate over how Kashmir is going to...

Beyond Universe

From his dimly lit office chamber Dr Sheikh Javid has successfully explored the unexplored part of the universe. Saima Bhat talks to the genius...

Taming Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) has seven global strains and some of them are defying the most modern therapies that science has evolved. Still one of the...

Course Correction

Kashmir’s seminary network is acknowledging the concerns but it would require strong societal backing to encourage the Dar-ul-Ulooms’ to start producing skilled people so...

Master Verma

At a time when Pandit Township controversy is snowballing into a major crisis in J&K, a Kashmiri Hindu who stayed put in valley during...

Restricted Knowledge

Once the home to Sharda Peath, the medieval university in subcontinent, Kashmir with a millennium of recorded history is still struggling to get into...

4G for Knowledge

In a world besieged by the virus, people are working from their homes, using the high-speed Internet. In Kashmir, more than 1.5 million students...

Lotus: Yet to Bloom

Indu Dhungana On April 6, 2014, I landed at the Srinagar airport in my first visit to the fabled ‘paradise on earth’ called Kashmir. The...

Enabling Better Schooling

Poplars in Kashmir and the people in Pulwama have been acknowledged as key contributors to reducing India’s dependence on imports in managing the pencil...

Fayaz Ahmad Bhat

In 1900, L Frank Baum wrote the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and 39 years later, American Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer converted it into a wonderful musical fantasy...

Soft Targets  

With no educational infrastructure available back home students from Kashmir end up becoming victims of anti-Muslim and anti-Kashmiri rhetoric in mainland India. Saima Bhat...

Killing In Classroom

An examiner’s wrong evaluation pushed an engineering aspirant to suicide. A re-evaluation posthumously identified the mistake. Syed Asma reports about how peer pressures, systemic...

I Can Walk English…Talk English…

English mania is a global phenomenon, though English is no mania; It is a necessity. So how can Kashmir lag behind. SHAZIA YOUSUF reports. Some...

Revising PMSSS

At the peak of 2010 unrest, Union government initiated a policy that would help students from J&K to study in major educational institution in...

Challenging The Elite Schools

 Lesser-known private schools are giving competition to elite schools, not only challenging their supremacy, but also putting a question mark on their screening measures...

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