Training journalists of the future

Ill-equipped departments, obsolete syllabus and inexperienced faculty worries journalism students

Imran Muzaffar

Um Roommana Sulaiman, 23, wants to become a successful television broadcaster like Mishal Husain of the BBC. A 4th semester student of journalism at the Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipora, she has chosen her subject by choice.  Inspired by few female working journalists around More

Dismal Performance of Government Schools

Teachers alone cannot be held responsible

Bilal Ahmad

With the slogan of Universalisation of Elementary Education,made to achieve through the programs of SSA and secondary education through RMSA, substantial achievement has been made in increasing enrollment and retention of children in schools. Now when the primary target of universal enrollment and More

Fellowship,Scholarship Opportunities
Essex Business School MBA Scholarships for International Students in UK 2013Essex Business School is offering MBA scholarships for home (UK), EU and international students. Scholarships worth £5,000 will be awarded on the basis of merit. For 2013 academic year, the school is offering More

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  • Kashmir

After SSA muddle, RMSA implementation also tardy

UPGRADED SCHOOLS SUFFER FOR WANT OF STAFF

Concern

AAQIB ASHRAF

Srinagar, Feb 7: After failing to effectively implement Government of India’s flagship scheme Sarava Shiksha Abhyan (SSA) at the elementary level, the state’s Education Department is now dallying on implementation More



  • Srinagar City

SET UP EXPERT COMMITTEE: NLCO TO GOVT

‘It should not be prepared in a hush-hush manner’

MASTER PLAN REVIEW

Srinagar, Feb 7: Nigeen Lake Conservation Organisation (NLCO) has welcomed the mid-term review of the Srinagar Master Plan 2001-2021 undertaken by the Srinagar Development Authority (SDA) and sought participation More




  • Jammu

Senior Army officers call on Guv

Jammu, Feb 7: Senior Army officers including Lt Gen Sanjiv Chachra, GOC-in-C, Western Command; Lt Gen Anil Bhalla, GOC, 9 Corps and Maj Gen Ashwani Kumar, GOC, 26 Infantry Div, called on Governor NN Vohra More



  • South Asia

'Suicide bombing, killing of innocent people un-Islamic'

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Feb 7: A group of 50 prominent Pakistani clerics has issued a fatwa (edict) that states the killing of innocent people, targeted killings and suicide bombings are un-Islamic. The Sunni More



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