Master’s grade faculty protests delay in confirmation

Master’s grade faculty protests delay in confirmation

Srinagar: For four years, master grade faculty in education department have been waiting for ‘confirmation’ of their appointment. Almost 1300 such employees on Thursday protested in press enclave against the delay. “We are working as in-charge masters (grade employees) since 2014. Four years have gone by, but we have not received our confirmation,” said Nisar […]

R&B fails to ensure repairs of Babdemb road

R&B fails to ensure repairs of Babdemb road

SRINAGAR: Despite allotment of tenders, the Roads and Buildings department has not been able to ensure the macadamization of road stretch between the police station in Khanyar and the city gate in Babdemb. Commuters say that they suffer because of the bumpy, dusty ride. They say that the road is dotted with potholes. “In the […]

LD security staff without salary for six months

LD security staff without salary for six months

Srinagar: The security staff at the Lal Ded maternity hospital in Srinagar is without salary for the last six months, causing immense hardships to them and their families. This has lead to resentment among the security staff – provided by a private security firm, – who are threatening to go on strike if their rightful […]

HC upholds reinstatement of terminated officer

HC upholds reinstatement of terminated officer

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Thursday upheld its single bench judgement of 2016 ordering the reinstatement of government official, Shamim Ahmed Laharwal, who was terminated prematurely from his services after being declared as a deadwood along with 60 other officers. The division bench headed by Justice Mohammad Yaqoob Mir and Justice M […]

Employees, teachers resent shifting CEO office to Bemina

Employees, teachers resent shifting CEO office to Bemina

Srinagar: Employees of the Chief Education Office (CEO) Srinagar and teachers are resenting the government move to shift the office from the premises of Directorate of School Education Kashmir. As per government order no, 446-Edu of 2017 dated 18-07-2017, the Chief Education Office has been directed to be shifted to Pardasi House Bemina, to “ensure […]

Family of woman ‘set ablaze’ protest bail to accused

Family of woman ‘set ablaze’ protest bail to accused

Srinagar: Relatives of a woman allegedly set ablaze by her in-laws in 2015, held a protest in Srinagar against the bail granted to her husband and in-laws by court. Mahjabeena, 32, was married to Mohammad Rafiq Sofi, a resident of Kawa Mohalla Khanyar. The protestors gathered in Press Enclave at Srinagar, carrying the victim’s photographs, […]

‘Produce research papers within two days for publication’

‘Produce research papers within two days for publication’

SRINAGAR: The newly-appointed assistant professors in the higher education department have been asked to submit their research papers for publication in a departmental magazine within a deadline of two days. The principals of degree colleges have been directed to inform the new recruits and they would be held responsible for any lapse in this regard. […]