Understanding value based education

Let’s encourage students to question the conventional wisdom and discover the meaning of personal and civic values

Pupinder Singh Bali

Everyone here in Kashmir would agree that our schools should nurture good values and attitudes in students. This general concern has influenced the school curriculum. The student, as a result, often receives massive doses of “moral science” and informal advice on “how to be good” from teachers and More

Research without labs

Let research not be a victim of our sedentary lifestyle

Zubair Ahmad War

Research may be defined as a formal work undertaken systematically to increase the stock of knowledge (including knowledge of humanity, culture and society) and the use of this stock of knowledge to devise new applications. Research involves the sequential steps of identification of a research problem More

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  • Kashmir

CBMs, trans LoC trade aimed at maintaining status-quo: Salahuddin

NISAR AHMED THOKAR

Islamabad, Jan 26: The Chairman of United Jihad Council and the supreme commander of Hizbul Mujahideen Syed Salahuddin on Saturday said India on the pretext of Confidence Building Measures (CBMs) and trans More



  • Srinagar City

Notorious narcotic dealer arrested at Nowhatta

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, Jan 26: Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested a notorious narcotic dealer at Malkah Nowhatta in Shaher-e-Khaas. Superintendent of north City Tahir Saleem Khan said Nowhatta police More




  • Jammu

RDD refutes allegations

GK NEWS NETWORK

Jammu, Jan 26: The official spokesperson of the Rural Development Department on Saturday refuted the contents of the news item regarding the implementation of MGNREGA in the state terming it as a fabric More



  • South Asia

Pak PM greets India on R-Day;pitches for friendly ties

REZAUL H LASKAR\PTI

Islamabad, Jan 26: Pakistan Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has reiterated his commitment to work closely with his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh for "friendly and cooperative relations" and to settle More



  • World

US defends court verdict on Headley

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Washington, Jan 26: Terming the sentencing David Headley as a "positive example" of Indo-US counter-terrorism cooperation, US virtually ruled out his extradition and defended the verdict saying justice More



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