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

Food Safety: High Court directs JK Govt to ‘get spices tested’

Makes testing of milk, imported food items mandatory; Seeks compliance report by January 31

D A RASHID

Srinagar, Jan 2: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed the state government to collect samples of spices, manufactured by factories and/or industrial units in the state, on weekly basis for laboratory More



  • Srinagar City

Expedite land acquisition for Bagh-i- Dilawar Khan College: Sagar

Srinagar, Jan 2: Minister for Rural Development, Law, Justice, Parliamentary Affairs and Panchayati Raj, Ali Muhammad Sagar on Wednesday directed the district administration to expedite land acquisition More




  • Jammu

7 hydel power projects put on EPC mode in JK

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Jammu, Jan 2: The Jammu and Kashmir Government Wednesday said seven hydel power projects in the state with combined installed capacity of 1,036 MW have been put on the public- private partnership route More



  • South Asia

Tahir-ul Qadri's 'long march' puts PPP, PML-N in same boat

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Lahore, Jan 2: Rattled by the sudden re-emergence of Tahir-ul-Qadri, Pakistan's two main political parties -– PPP and PML-N –- have joined hands to deal with his planned protest in Islamabad on January More



  • Mamoosa

Mamoosa:‘Super Model Village’ sans basic amenities

AHMAD KASHMIRI

Mamoosa (Pattan), Jan 3: This north Kashmir hamlet, just a few kms from Srinagar-Gulmarg highway, which was named as ‘Super Model Village’ by the Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, four years ago sans basic More



  • GKeducation&Careers

Towards a better education system

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

REMEDIAL MEASURES

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 More



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