Stipend of M Tech students stopped

Stipend of M Tech students stopped

SRINAGAR: The monthly stipend of students pursuing Master of Technology (M Tech) course at the University of Kashmir has been stopped much to the anguish of students. The stipend was due to students who have qualified the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE). According to norms of University Grants Commission, GATE qualified students pursuing M […]

Gateway to downtown: Govt not serious in project completion

Gateway to downtown: Govt not serious in project completion

SRINAGAR: The entry gate to historic downtown area of Srinagar, Babul Iqbal at Baba Demb is incomplete after missing multiple deadlines. The project was part of beautification process of downtown parts of Srinagar initiated by the then National Conference government. The construction of the project of Rs 1.20 crore was started in 2011. The project […]

Clerks stage protest against pay anomaly

Clerks stage protest against pay anomaly

SRINAGAR: Scores of clerks working in various departments of state administration on Thursday staged a protest demonstration under the banner of Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh All Departments Clerkal Staff Association against the alleged negligence of the government towards their cadre. The main demand of the employees was the removal of pay disparity. Vice President of […]

KU masters aspirant dropped despite scoring higher than cut off

KU masters aspirant dropped despite scoring higher than cut off

SRINAGAR: An aspirant for Masters program in the department of History at the University of Kashmir has alleged that he was not selected for admission even after scoring more marks than the cut off. The candidate, Waseem Ahmed Parrey from Bijbehara Anantnag said his name did not figure in the selection list of MA History […]

‘Space for artists limited’

‘Space for artists limited’

SRINAGAR: As Fida Hussain, a self-taught artist, showcases his work at a calligraphy exhibition in downtown Srinagar, he says the space provided to artists like him was limited. Fida has been associated with the art from years but has got a chance to participate in exhibition for the first time. “An artist would want exhibitions […]

An event to recall the glorious Shahr-e-Khas

An event to recall the glorious Shahr-e-Khas

SRINAGAR: A seven day art exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy began at Islamic Cultural Center, Jamia Masjid Nowhatta Srinagar. The aim of the event is to celebrate the spirit of Shehr-e-Khas and Islamic calligraphy in Kashmir. For the first time, such event was organized at the downtown area of Srinagar, known for keeping the Kashmiri tradition […]

Khush Khat catches eyeballs, youngsters offer verve to the dying art

Khush Khat catches eyeballs, youngsters offer verve to the dying art

SRINAGAR: At the weeklong Islamic calligraphy exhibition–Khush Khat, one of the artists – Nadiya Mir exhibited her calligraphy art she learnt by chance. Starting from a hobby, Nadiya never thought that she would fare well in the art to the level that people would start calling her as an artist. Hailing from Kralpora, Nadiya an […]

Nawakadal college land encroached again

Nawakadal college land encroached again

SRINAGAR: Illegal construction has again sprouted on the land allotted to Government College Nawakadal at Eidgah for the construction of new college campus. Residents of Eidgah complain that some residents of Shalimar Colony near Eidgah have clandestinely constructed certain properties and encroached the college land. In a government order (No: Rev(s) 41 of 2007 dated […]

Evasive promotions in Budgam edu department

Evasive promotions in Budgam edu department

SRINAGAR: Junior employees in education department of Budgam district have alleged that inaction of Directorate of School Education was holding up their promotion. An order (order no 2150 DSEK) for the promotion of the junior employees was issued on 7th November 2013, but the file for its implementation is yet to be signed by Director […]

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