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.

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....

Working for accuracy

The company set up by Abrar Wadera is engaged in developing cutting edge hospital lab automation software. He has provided the same to SKIMS free of cost. Ibrahim Wani reports. A medical test in...

Piloting A Career

He was born and brought up in a labourer’s family in a Pulwama village around 73 km from Srinagar. His village lacked basic amenities like roads, electricity or access to modern education. However, the...

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By becoming the first Kashmiri and second Muslim in entire India to top the civil services examination, Shah Faesal has broken many myths and created new benchmarks. Shazia Khan reports. Just 11 days short of...

The Fall of The Feudal’s?

What has become of the erstwhile Zaildar families who dominated the society till the 1950s? Have they reconciled with the loss of paisa, power and prestige? Hamidullah Dar finds out. Sarva Begum, a frail, 70-year-old...

Proud Kashmiri

It is a family that never sent any of its wards to any business schools, but in last 150 years, it has evolved a family business into an empire such that the accumulated expertise...

Moti of Insurance

Moti Singh was just 19, when he came to Srinagar from his village, and started working as a salesman in a shop. Today, he has emerged as an insurance agent, who has brought business...

Active learning through Science Museums

DR SEEMIN RUBAB Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru had once opined ‘In formative period of childhood and youth it is essential that people should come to museums and learn. Their minds will be affected by the...

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 Yousuf reports Growing up in a village of Beerwah Budgam, Syed...

Alien Mother

Sidelined for long, Kashmiri is now in schools as a compulsory subject, but as Aliya Bashir reports, the loopholes in its introduction may turn it into a schooling nightmare. Experts suggest syllabi revision. Just a...

Journalism as a Career

Dr SHAHID RASOOL Journalism is one of the oldest professions. Earlier mostly people landed in this field either accidentally or by the influence of peer group or the family. From the past three decades or...

Masters In Uniform

The allegations that the army had resorted to taking Kashmiris on forced labour (Begaar) during the last two decades has opened the historical wounds etched in their collective memory and psyche. Haroon Mirani reports. On December...

Churning out failures

Some decades back, passing 10th class examinations in Kashmir was deemed a big achievement. Education system and standards have considerably improved since, particularly in private sector. But in many government schools across Kashmir, passing...

Back To Basics

Focus is shifting back to a career  in basic sciences 

Sky Dreams in The Valley

J&K is getting its first aviation college, which offers courses ranging from commercial pilot license to aircraft maintenance engineering and cabin crew training. Mehmooda Bashir reports. With the opening of Aviation Management and Training Establishment...

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