Govt extends summer vacation in schools in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Government has extended summer vacations in educational institutions in Kashmir Valley till July 24. "In view of the prevailing situation in Kashmir, we have extended summer vacation by one week," sources said. Earlier, government in...

‘Killer’ Committees

  The recent murder of a minor boy among three civilians by a VDC member in Rajouri has renewed the call for disbanding the militia that was set up in mid-nineties to fight militancy. Will...

Love Can Wait

Marriages are not a new thing in Indian society. It has been practiced for centuries but the instances of love marriage in India are still low. Love, in its romantic dimension, is a fine game of opposites.

SKUAST(K) to develop herbal garden at one school in each district

SRINAGAR, DECEMBER 24: Vice Chancellor, Sheri- Kashmir University of Agricultural Science and Technology (SKUAST) Professor Nazeer Ahmed today said that environmental education is a dividend to save the natural heritage of Kashmir. The V-C expressed...

Goodwill Hunting

Kashmir Scan, August 2014  By KS Correspondent  Three years after employing a retired bureaucrat, the Jammu and Kashmir Academy for Art, Culture and Languages is again on a look out for a new Secretary. Kashmir Scan tries...

Study people around

In today’s world of intrigues, the need to understand people beyond their appearances, words and actions becomes all the more important, Suhail Ahmad illustrates as he dissects human psychology    “Many people spend time studying properties...

SAC decisions: Impact on Education and Employment

It is high time the controversial SAC decision on ReTs is revoked with immediate effect and a new out-of-box strategy is put forth to absorb the controversial lot of ReTs, writes Sheikh Umar Ahmad   Education...

Lurking Danger

Increasing number of young boys and girls are falling prey to substance abuse in Kashmir due to political turmoil, ease of availability and lack of regulation. Unless immediate measures are taken to control the...

Cooking LPG crisis

DECEMBER 2012 In the name of complying to the Know Your Customer (KYC) guidelines, LPG connection holders are being subjected to humiliation, harassment and third degree torture By M. Ahsan Ghulam Mohidin Malik lost the battle for...

Of Poor Schooling & Poor Facilities

JANUARY 2013 By M. Jehangir  While as the Supreme Court has set a deadline for all the states to ensure separate toilets facilities for the girls by April, 3 this year, it is a tough task ahead for...

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