KU students urge exam rescheduling

KU students urge exam rescheduling

SRINAGAR: Given the precision of predictions by weatherman in Jammu and Kashmir, the students of Kashmir University have urged postponement of all the exams from 22 to January 26. “The meteorological department has predicted snowfall and rains which will grow heavier from January 22 till January 26. We will face a lot of inconvenience in […]

JK to generate 54 MW Solar Energy by 2018: Minister

JK to generate 54 MW Solar Energy by 2018: Minister

JAMMU: Minister for Science and Technology Sajad Gani Lone on Friday informed the Legislative Council that under Grid Connected Rooftop Solar energy, a target of 54 MW has been set to be achieved in the state by the end of next financial year. Replying to a question by Naresh Kumar Gupta in the upper house, […]

‘1050 skilled youth got jobs in 2 Mega Job Melas’

‘1050 skilled youth got jobs in 2 Mega Job Melas’

JAMMU: Minister Technical Education and Youth Services and Sports Moulvi Imran Raza Ansari informed the house that government has constituted State Skill Development Mission headed by the Chief Minister and modalities for registering the Skill Development Societies are being worked out. Replying to a question by Rani Gargi Blowria in the upper house, the minister […]

Samoon reviews status WiFi connectivity in JK’s colleges

Samoon reviews status WiFi connectivity in JK’s colleges

JAMMU: Commissioner Secretary Higher Education Department, Dr Asgar Hassan Samoon, on Friday convened a meeting to review implementation of WiFi connectivity with internet access for college students in all the Government Degree College Campuses of the state under  Vittiya Saksharta Abhiyan  (VISAKA), a campaign of higher educational institutions for digital economy. Pertinently, the Digital India […]

Transfer of teachers being made strictly as per govt policy

JAMMU: Minister for Education Naeem Akhtar on Friday informed the Upper House that the transfer of teachers is made strictly as per norms set under transfer policy of the department. Replying to a question by Vibod Gupta, the Minister said that in Kashmir zone the transfer of teachers is made during winter vacations and in […]

500 kg polythene seized from Jammu City markets

JAMMU: Minister for Forest, Environment and Ecology, Chaudhary Lal Singh along with a team of officers from State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) on Friday raided several markets in Jammu city and seized about 500 kg of banned polythene material. The team led by the Minister carried out surprise checks in different markets including Purani Mandi, […]

CUK placement drive under UDAAN on Jan 24

Srinagar: The Central Placement Cell of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) in collaboration with Experis IT and its partners is organising a training cum placement drive under centrally sponsored project UDAAN for the job aspirants with IT background particularly BCA, MCA, B.Sc IT, M.Sc IT, B.Tech, Computer Sciences/E&C. The one-day drive will be held […]

Widening of Habbakadal Chowk underway: Veeri

JAMMU: Minister for Public Works and Parliamentary Affairs Abdul Rehman Veeri on Friday informed the house that the process for widening of Habbakadal Chowk and removal of bottlenecks at Syed Mansoor Shahab (RA) has been taken up. Replying to a question by Shamima Firdous, the Minister said that Rs 30 lakh has been advanced to […]

TRUMP’S SWEARING-IN at 58th PRESIDENTIAL inauguration ceremony

TRUMP’S SWEARING-IN at 58th PRESIDENTIAL inauguration ceremony

WASHINGTON: When President-elect Donald Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the US today, this will be the 58th formal presidential inaugural ceremony since 1789. In all, US Presidents have been sworn into office 70 times – usually in public, sometimes in private following the death or resignation of a President, or because […]