Kept away from smartphones during preps: JEE qualifier from Kashmir

NEW DELHI: Nineteen-year-old Mohammad Ali from Kargil says he kept himself away from smartphones for nearly a year while preparing for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) as he did not want to get distracted from his goal. The self-restraint paid off as Ali cleared the IIT JEE Advanced examination, the results of which were declared […]

The Burden of Heavy School Bags

The Burden of Heavy School Bags

It is but a sad sight to see young children almost snowed under the weight of the school bags, each morning and afternoon. The shoulders of the young children and students of Kashmir droop and sag under the weight of these bags. Not only is the physical aspect of the burden of school bags onerous […]

On Student Activism

On Student Activism

Zaman Irshad Parray Students are in a very unique position to reflect on the future challenges of their society. They are young and relatively unencumbered and occupy a dynamic status infused with an energetic new generation each year and are more prone to become involved in social, political movements than any of their contemporaries. Tracing […]

No headway on school bag weight reduction on TN model

No headway on school bag weight reduction on TN model

IRSHAD KHAN SRINAGAR: After snubbing an earlier expert committee report, the School Education Department has now failed to act on the recommendations of another three-member committee that had travelled to Tamil Nadu to study the model adopted there for reducing school bag weight. Joint Secretary JK Board of School Education (JKBOSE) Arif Ahmad Akhoon and […]

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