Education articles

The Dhar Dictum

The Dhar Dictum

DP Dhar’s son who runs the prominent school in memory of his father has been witness to Kashmir’s various highs and lows in recent years. In a long conversation, Vijay Dhar laments over

Campus Reacts

As Kashmir was limping to normalcy after bullets mixed with ballot during daylong by-poll, a police raid in a south Kashmir college triggered sort of a crisis forcing closure of academic spaces for

Delayed Degrees

A two year PG course takes more than three years to complete in Kashmir University, leaving students in a fix. Saima Bhat talks to students who regret enrolling at Kashmir’s once prestigious institution

Kashmir in Dehradun

Limitation of options and cut throat competition leaves little scope for majority of students to stay put in Kashmir. They migrate for studying in private colleges outside Kashmir and return with certificates, Zafar

Streetlights and Hairstyles

By Tabish Rafiq Mir Streetlights and supermarkets, shopping malls and ships, traffic lights and terraces, autos with meters and buses with tickets (and not sprouting with people): I hadn’t been warned. Men with

Gold Hatrick

Defying conventions Shopian’s Insha Zahoor bagged three gold medals at a recently held convocation in AMU. Saima Bhat talks about her journey Insha Zahoor, 26, was confident that she will top in her department,

Teaching Talent

His unconventional method of teaching helped him transform a government school in a way that two shifts were needed to manage the rush. It also earned him a Fulbright Fellowship in US. Jibran

Saving Namda

An 18-year-old girl’s invention helped save the centuries old art of Namda making. A sports and science fiction buff, she already has her kitty full with offers from top world universities. Heena Muzzafar