Towards a better education system

Focus on the quality of education at the primary level to achieve better results

Rehana Jabeen

It is result time, pick up a morning newspaper and you will come across numerous ads carrying photographs of students who have passed their 10th class annual exam with good marks. The scores and names of the institutions are printed in bold letters as the schools like to take the credit for their More

A university without a placement cell

Inexperienced faculty, defunct placement cell worries IUST students

Manzoor-ul-Hassan

Even as the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST), Awantipora runs as many as 13 professional courses in different disciplines, its placement cell, without a full-time placement officer, has been defunct for the past one year. In the absence of a well-managed placement cell, the students More

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  • Kashmir

KU ‘reluctant’ to run human rights course

Varsity Authorities Indecisive On Taking Financial Assistance From UGC

ZAHID MAQBOOL

Srinagar, Dec 30:  Kashmir University authorities are indecisive on accepting the financial assistance from the University Grants Commission (UGC) for running a human rights course at the varsity More



  • Srinagar City

Dal gets buffer zones to check heavy nutrient, silt influx

Eco-friendly measure aimed to naturally filter lake’s inflow waters

ARIF SHAFI WANI

Srinagar, Dec 30: Government has created buffer zones around Dal Lake to prevent heavy inflow of obnoxious nutrients, silt and Azolla from its catchment areas.  Excessive siltation and nutrient inflow More




  • Jammu

SS ALI IS NO MORE

Demise Widely Condoled

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Dec 30: Former Additional Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police, SS Ali, passed away Sunday morning at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences at New Delhi after brief illness. Various More



  • South Asia

21 Pak soldiers gunned down by Taliban

REZAUL H LASKAR

Islamabad, Dec 30: The Pakistani Taliban have gunned down 21 security personnel at a cricket ground after abducting them from check posts near the northwestern city of Peshawar, officials said today.The More



  • Bandipora

Electric sub division Watpora defunct

20000 consumers suffer

Watapora (Bandipora), Dec 30: The electric sub division catering to   thousands of consumers in this north Kashmir area is virtually defunct from the past few months owing to the “sub standard More



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