Reforming the Examination System

There’s a need to improve teaching-learning processes in our educational institutions

FAHEEM IQBAL SHAYIQ

Examination occupies a central position in our educational system. Examination scheme influences the classroom practices to a large extent as the classroom practices are considered to be a ‘means to an end’. Unfortunately the maxim happens to be misconceived and misinterpreted. It does not achieve More

Behind the counter

The difficulties and challenges of working as a sales girl in Kashmir

SHAZIA NAJAR

Twenty-five-year old Fozia (name changed) travels more than 10 km every day to reach the departmental store where she works as sales girl in the posh locality of Srinagar.   “I `m working from last two years in this store as a sales girl. I have to support my father who works as a labor More

Fellowship,Scholarship Opportunities
2013/14 Latin America Masters Scholarships at Nottingham Trent University in UKNottingham Trent University offers Latin America scholarships for pursuing masters degree level in the field of art and design. These scholarships are available for students from Latin America who are More

THE EDITOR RECOMMENDS
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  • Kashmir

JK not releasing funds share under NRHM: Union Ministry

‘We Are Forced To Withhold Central Assistance’

MANZOOR-UL-HASSAN

Srinagar, July 4: The Jammu and Kashmir government’s failure to release its share for funds under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has forced the Union Health Ministry to withhold funding under More



  • Srinagar City

ADHERE TO NORMS OR FACE DE-RECOGNITION: DSEK TELLS PVT SCHOOLS

CEO directs ‘erring lot’ to ensure drinking water, washroom facilities

SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI

Srinagar, July 4: Taking serious note of public complaints that some leading private schools in the City were taking them for the ride, the Directorate of School Education Kashmir has directed the erring More




  • Jammu

BSF repatriates youth to Pak

Jammu, July 4: A Pakistani youth has been repatriated to his country, BSF officials said here Thursday. Muhmmad Asif was handed over to the Pakistani Rangers at Flag Meeting by the Border Security More



  • South Asia

Pakistan ends moratorium on executions

AGENCIES

Islamabad, July 4: Pakistan’s new government has ended a moratorium on executions, an official said on Thursday as Amnesty International raised concerns about a “shocking and retrograde step”. Under More



  • World

Sharif meets Chinese President

Seeks investment to revive economy

PRESS TRUST OF INDIA

Beijing, July 4: Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif today met Chinese President Xi Jinping and sought assistance in energy, transport and infrastructure projects, hoping that China will stand by its More



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