Provide LED bulbs, extinguishers to schools: HC to govt

Provide LED bulbs, extinguishers to schools: HC to govt

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court has directed Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) to make up shortfalls in providing electricity, LED bulbs and fire extinguishers in the schools across the Kashmir Valley within four weeks. Hearing a suo-moto Public Interest Litigation, a division bench of Justices R. Sudhakar and Ali Mohammad Magrey passed the direction after […]

Mass copying at exam centers in Budgam

Mass copying at exam centers in Budgam

By ISHFAQ RESHI BUDGAM: Several examination centers in central district Budgam have turned into free-for-all melas as large number of people were seen interfering in the examination activity due to absence of security personnel around the examination centers. “The examination centres located in different places of the district have turned into public melas as huge […]

Class X paper canceled at Haran

Class X paper canceled at Haran

JAMMU: The Jammu and Kashmir State Board of School Education (JKBOSE) has cancelled the 10th class paper conducted at higher secondary school Haran Soibugh, Budgam over complaints of mass copying. The complaint in this regard reached Education Minister, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari, who immediately asked the authorities to look into the issue. On confirmation, the […]

Pandit exodus hit quality education in Kashmir: CM

Pandit exodus hit quality education in Kashmir: CM

Srinagar: Chief minister Mehbooba Mufti said on Saturday that education in the valley has suffered immensely because of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits. Stating that quality education in Kashmir remained a “far-fetched dream” after the Pandits left the valley, Mufti said migrant Pandits invested their skills and expertise in Jammu that naturally progressed. “For centuries […]

No salary hike for +2 contractual lecturers

No salary hike for +2 contractual lecturers

By Insha Latief SRINAGAR: The government has turned down proposal to increase the monthly remuneration of contractual lecturers hired every year to teach plus two level students in the higher secondary schools across Jammu and Kashmir. Around 375 candidates from Srinagar district have applied for appointment as contractual lecturers in senior secondary schools. The vacancies […]

Five coaching centers closed in Baramulla

Five coaching centers closed in Baramulla

Baramulla: On the directions of district magistrate Baramulla, a checking squad conducted a surprise inspection of various coaching centers functioning in district Baramulla and took stock of facilities being provided to students. During the visit the team of officers found that some tuition centers were running without proper registration besides non-availability of basic facilities and […]

ReT teachers hold protest in Ganderbal

ReT teachers hold protest in Ganderbal

Ganderbal: Following the protest calendar of JKRETTF, a protest demonstration was taken out by ReT teachers under the banner of Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar-e-Taleem Teachers Forum Ganderbal led by chairman Farooq Ahmad Tantary. Hundreds of ReT Teachers from various zones assembled at DIET Ganderbal and shouted slogans against the government. The protesting teachers were raising […]

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