The menace of tuition centers

Why have tuition centers become centres of nuisance for local residents and female students?

Imran Muzaffar

In a 20×12 tin shed at Parraypora, a physics teacher is teaching complex equations to around 200 students crammed in one classroom. Outside the ‘classroom’, dozens of youngsters roam around, speeding away on bikes throughout the day, and some wait for girls to come out so that they can pass comments More

‘It's all about how well prepared you’re’

CAT SUCCESS

Mubeen Masudi, 22, has qualified the highly competitive Common Admission Test (CAT) with a remarkable overall score of 99.99 percentile. Rated as the third toughest test in Asia after UPSC's Indian Engineering Services and IIT-JEE, The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) use this test as a pre More

Fellowship,Scholarship Opportunities
Brunei Darussalam Government Scholarships for Foreign Students in BruneiThe Government of Brunei Darussalam is offering annual scholarships for foreign students to study at University of Brunei Darussalam [UBD], Islam Sultan Sharif Ali university [UNISSA] and Brunei Institute More

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  • Kashmir

Zalpora youth loses life ‘at the hands of Sarpanch’

Villagers Accuse Panchayat Head Of Beating 22-Year-Old Boy To Death

SUHAIL AJMAL

Zalpora (Sumbal), Jan 16: A day after a 22-year-old youth from Zalpora was found dead near Sultanpora village on the outskirts of Sumbal tehsil in north Kashmir’s Bandipora district, the villagers Wednesday More



  • Srinagar City

URS NAQSHBAND SAHIB (RA) OBSERVED WITH FERVOR

Srinagar, Jan 16: The annual urs of Hazrat Khwaja Naqshband Sahib (RA)  was observed with fervor and reverence across Kashmir today. The largest congregation was held at the shrine of Khanqah More




  • Jammu

Glaring disparity in rental charges

Govt accommodation

Legislators Pay 10 Times Less Than State Employees

AKSHAY AZAD

Jammu, Jan 16: Reflecting how politicians are availing huge concessions at the expense of public money, the state government is charging ten times less rent from the legislators than the employees for More



  • South Asia

‘Pak general elections by May 15’

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Islamabad, Jan 16: Amidst protests by cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri for the dissolution of Parliament, the Pakistan government today said it is determined to complete its five-year term and to hold the polls by More



  • Pattan/Hajin

Hajin remains overcast with dust

IMRAN MUZAFFAR

Hajin (Sonawari), Jan 16: Sand is a ‘big problem’ in this north Kashmir town. Everyday when hundreds of vehicles zoom around carrying the substance extracted from the river Jhelum, clouds of dust hover More



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