Student Counseling: An area of darkness

There’s a pressing need to make counseling services available in government schools, universities and colleges

Pupinder S Bali

As reports of student stress and suicides because of academic, peer, and parental pressures multiply, country top schools managements have been forced to wake up to the importance of student counseling services to help children and young adults cope academically, emotionally and socially.The tragic More

A University of Cafeterias!

KU students say they cannot afford what expensive cafeterias in the campus have to offer

Imran Muzaffar

Outside a flashy cafeteria in the University of Kashmir, Ishtiyak Malik, 22, a postgraduate student, realized that he didn’t have enough money in his pocket to eat out at the cafeteria. The students say the cafeterias in Kashmir University are like “mansions” with interiors far better than classrooms More

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  • Kashmir

UNICEF likely to intervene in child rights sector in JK

High-Level Team Assesses Scenario To ‘Find Targets For Intervention’

UMER MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 2: In a significant development, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), which works for children’s rights across the globe, is exploring options to intervene vis-à-vis child rights More



  • Srinagar City

MASTER PLAN VIOLATIONS demolish official claims

ENFORCEMENT WING CAUGHT NAPPING ON ILLEGAL CONSTRUCTIONS

MUKEET AKMALI

Srinagar, Dec 2: The Enforcement wing of Srinagar Municipal Corporation (SMC) seems to have found a novel method to give free hand to illegal constructions in the City, which has witnessed brazen violations More




  • Jammu

Police constable kills wife, mother-in-law

Doda, Dec 2: A police constable, deployed on election duty, attempted suicide after killing his wife and mother-in-law and injuring his father-in-law in a remote area of this mountainous district, on Sunday More



  • South Asia

Taliban attack NATO base, 5 killed

Jalalabad (Afghanistan), Dec 2: Taliban insurgents launched a major suicide attack today against a NATO base at an Afghan city airport, killing five people and wounding several foreign troops, officials More



  • Budgam

8 YEARS ON, GUHIDRAGAN BRIDGE STILL INCOMPLETE

People suffer, authorities mute

Khansahib (Budgam): Inhabitants of Guhidragan village are up in arms against the authorities over slow pace of construction work of a bridge on Shaliganga stream here. They said work on the bridge was More



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