Coaching Centers Stultify Students’ Growth Potential. Let’s Help them gain Freedom and Choice Instead!

SHAH KHALID The summer capital of Srinagar has become a hub of coaching institutes. The city roads, intersections and inner lanes are dotted with hoardings of coaching institutes with pictures of young brains that have cracked entrance examinations and are looking forward to a bright future. Many residential houses in civil lines have been converted […]

Data Driven Future

By Advocate Hussain We spend most of our time on mobile phones these days. While doing this, we ignore most of our daily tasks. Cellphones have thus become more of a nuisance now. It is happening because of fast and seamless Internet connectivity. Recent studies have shown that an average Internet user in India spends […]

Notes on Conflict, Peace and Education in Kashmir

Notes on Conflict, Peace and Education in Kashmir

Umair Rashid As Kashmir and its institutions continue to reel under the influence of conflict since the last three decades, its devastating impact on the education system seems most pronounced. Being a child during times of armed conflict is not a salutary experience. Conflicts affect millions of children, their daily life disturbed by the ingress […]

Reminisces on the Journey from Kashmir to China

By Imran Khan I had never travelled out of the country till before I was about to board the flight to China for an educational study tour. Perhaps I was very excited but at the same time was very nervous, because I had never ever taken such a long journey before, all alone. My journey […]

Can We Have Quality Assurance in Technical Education?

SHAH KHALID How to maintain quality Technical education is a great concern to everyone. The sphere of Technical education has been marked by a phenomenal expansion during the last six decades all over the world with Jammu & Kashmir being no exception. However, the intake capacity of seats for Diploma Engineering programmes is more than […]

The Farcical and Tragic Craze for Government Jobs

By Fida Hussain Sodagar Welcome to Kashmir: a region where conflict, bloodshed, paradise, beauty and so on go together. The Craze for a Government job (Sarkari Naukri) adds to the unending list of tragedies here. You heard it right; it is a tragedy which engulfs the essence of Education System. Here, being in a Government […]

Revisiting History: A Conversation with Hayat Amir Husseini

By Mudasir Al-Majdey History cannot be a myth or the record of the mythological falsities and fallacies. The realization of falsities is possible only through the medium of self-purification and self-realization which leads to the reading of the ‘signs of God’ ‘Ayat’ and attainment of wisdom (al-Hikma). The ‘wisdom’ being the crux of the ‘Ayat’ […]

NET Exam 2018: A Sorry Saga of Humiliation

ABID RASHID BABA 8th July is not the same anymore. Two years back, famed philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi left for heavenly abode while Kashmir’s Burhan Wani, a militant commander was killed later that day. To mark his second death anniversary, Kashmir preferred to study indoors. Education has always been the first casualty in conflict zones. […]

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