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!

CAMPUS ROUNDUP

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

73rd amendment to put NC-Cong bonhomie to test

Have Finalized Report: Soz; Ready To Democratize 1989 Act Further: Sagar

ABID BASHIR

Srinagar, Dec 8: Following bonhomie during the recently concluded Legislative Council polls, the National Conference-Congress combine is now set to face each other over the incorporation of ‘left-over More



  • Srinagar City

Police caught napping on AL BALAAGH FRAUD

Victims smell rat in investigations

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Dec 8: With the state police failing to crack the case of fraud by Al-Balaagh Tours and Travels, a firm which two months back duped at least 126 aspiring Hajjis, the victims have accused the More




  • World

Hamas' Meshaal vows to continue resistance

Gaza, Dec 8: Khaled Meshaal, the Hamas leader in exile, has rejected any concessions over a future Palestine state at a rally marking the 25th anniversary of the armed Palestinian group.More than 100,000 More



  • Court Watch

Court reserves order on issuance of Commission

DEFAMATION CASE

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Dec 8: A court on Saturday reserved orders on an application by National Conference leader and Law and Parliamentary Affairs minister Ali Muhammad Sagar in his defamation case against Peoples More



  • Health

Childlessness 'may increase likelihood of early death'

Stockholm, Dec 8: Involuntary childlessness may increase the likelihood of early death, the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health reports.The Danish study looked at more than 21,000 couples seeking More



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