SHAH KHALID

The unholy nexus of private schools

The unholy nexus of private schools

Various Private schools and missionary schools running in Kashmir Division, despite being under the category aided schools and established on Government land provided to them on lease, are violating the norms as well as contempt of Hon’ble Apex court’s landmark judgment under “Right to Education”, that talks about social integrations and inclusiveness by reserving 25 […]

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Introducing ‘Open Book Examination’

Introducing ‘Open Book Examination’

In the previous academic session, the Government Medical College Srinagar started new-pattern of Medical Examination by introducing in its Pre-final MBBS tests. This was the first such Medical Examination being conducted here in Kashmir, as it promotes “higher order skills” in students and attempts to discourage rote learning. While quoting as per the print media […]

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DSM: Does it work for J&K PDD?

DSM: Does it work for J&K PDD?

Demand Side Management (DSM) is used to describe the actions of a utility, beyond the customer’s meter, with the objective of altering the end-use of electricity –whether it be to increase demand, decrease it, shift it between high and low peak load periods or manage it when there are intermittent load demands- in the overall […]

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Remembering a Visionary

Remembering a Visionary

Syed Ali Shah Bukhari, alias Sir Syed Sani, Chirag-e -Beerwah, who is remembered with love and respect in Beerwah, Budgam, was an exemplary personality who brought many reforms in education. He sat down the foundation of modern and moral education in Beerwah and its adjoining areas. Despite sufferings, he never gave up his conviction to […]

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Decline in Saffron Production & its Impact on State Economy

Decline in Saffron Production & its Impact on State Economy

The State of Jammu and Kashmir is globally acknowledged due to its cultivation of famous crops, especially saffron. Horticulture sector is considered to be the back bone of state’s economy. The industrial sector in the state is mostly private and some of them are Public Sector Undertakings, which ultimately leaves people dependent upon agriculture sector […]

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The Message of Eid-ul-Adha

The Message of Eid-ul-Adha

1439 Al-Hijri of the Islamic calendar is coming to an end and the Muslims all over the world are preparing to celebrate Eid ul-Adha “Feast of the Sacrifice”. There are traditions incorporated into the celebrations, but for many it is a time for holiness and spirituality-for focusing on mind, body and soul. It’s an opportunity […]

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Let Students Chase their DREAMS!

Let Students Chase their DREAMS!

The summer capital of Srinagar has become a hub of coaching institutes. The city roads, intersections and inner lanes are dotted with hoarding of coaching institutions with pictures of young students having cracked entrance examinations and looking forward to a bright future. Many residential houses in civil lines have been converted into hostels for students […]

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Quotas and Reservations in our Universities

Quotas and Reservations in our Universities

An Open Letter to Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir

Recently, a local English Daily Published an interview with the current Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Central University of Kashmir (CUK). The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor highlighted one of the crucial lacunas of the varsity, that University will have a special Admission quota for the Students of Ganderbal, where the permanent Campus is being established. As far […]

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Celebrating Kashmir University’s Excellence…

Celebrating Kashmir University’s Excellence…

An Open Letter to Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of the Varsity

Excellency, The Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, University of Kashmir Esteemed Sir, It is highly encouraging that University of Kashmir being first choice of students in Kashmir for higher Studies, has been included in the list of top 50 Universities in India by National Institutional Ranking Framework 2018. It is Significant. However, there is always scope for […]

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Imran Khan and Pakistan’s foreign policy

Imran Khan and Pakistan’s foreign policy

The international and Indian media have repeatedly said that the foreign policy of Pakistan will always be manoeuvred by the country’s army. It is true that the military establishment in the country has an important role to play. However, there is a need for civilians to guide the country’s foreign policy. Whenever a new prime […]