Girl students complain of harassment from school authorities

Girl students complain of harassment from school authorities

SRINAGAR:Girl students of the Government Higher Secondary School Kothi Bagh say that they face harassment from school authorities for participating in protests. The students said that school authorities have become stricter and are detaining them at school when it is time to go home. “We are released from school in groups of 2-3 students, so […]

School helpers work on meager honorarium to cook midday meals

School helpers work on meager honorarium to cook midday meals

SRINAGAR: Maimoona (name changed) is the first to reach the school to open the lock and last to leave it in the evening after doing the cleaning work. As soon as the school work starts she heads for the market, fetches vegetables for the midday meals of the children that she cooks at her home. […]

Demonstration in GMC: Valley nurses protest official apathy

Demonstration in GMC: Valley nurses protest official apathy

SRINAGAR: On International Nurses Day, Kashmir Nurses Association staged a protest demonstration against ‘official negligence’ in fulfilling their demands. The representatives of the Association said that the day was celebrated every year but today it was marked as Black Day to protest against the ‘injustices’. Parveen Khan, President of the Association said, “For the past […]

CS (J) aspirants seek exam rescheduling

CS (J) aspirants seek exam rescheduling

SRINAGAR: Aspirants of Civil Services (Judicial) have appealed the Public Service Commission to postpone the examination of Jammu and Kashmir Civil Service (Judicial) Competitive Examination, 2017 that are beginning from May 25, because of the Ramadhan. Aspirants said that it will be tiresome for them to appear in descriptive examination during Ramzan. The candidates have […]

Class XII merit evaluated, Green Valley student bags Ist position in Arts

Class XII merit evaluated, Green Valley student bags Ist position in Arts

SRINAGAR: The merit list of class 12th was declared by BOSE (Board of School Education) in which Nousheen Jeelani Hakeem from Green Valley Educational Institute Srinagar bagged the top position in Arts stream by scoring 489 marks. Nousheen has appeared in the November session of the 12th class examination. Noushan has not expected that she […]

Clubbing, relocating schools leading to more drop outs

Clubbing, relocating schools leading to more drop outs

SRINAGAR: Untill a year ago, Jafar Ali, was attending a government school in his locality, but nowadays he spends his day by loitering around. He dropped out of the school since it was shifted out of his Badiyar Balla locality and clubbed with another school. Jafar’s father Ali Mohammad, a labourer, says that he would […]

Parliamentary by-poll: City schools demand compensation for restoration

Parliamentary by-poll: City schools demand compensation for restoration

Srinagar: The Chief Education Officer in Srinagar has received formal complaints from various school heads on account of damages caused to their premises by the government forces during temporary occupation of the buildings during parliamentary by-poll “The schools have submitted their complaints in writing. They have also submitted the photographs of the damages. Some complaints […]

ReTs suffer due to delay in regularisation

ReTs suffer due to delay in regularisation

SRINAGAR: Despite having completed five years of service as Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, a number of teachers are waiting for their regularization orders, without drawing any salaries for now. According to sources in the directorate of education, regularisation cases of some 500 ReT teachers are pending with the directorate. Under the scheme, the […]