Lean days for Kashmiri labourers and a busy autumn for outsiders

Lean days for Kashmiri labourers and a busy autumn for outsiders

Sopore: On a sunny autumn morning, hundreds of Kashmiri labourers wait patiently on either side of the road near Sopore town’s old government bus stand to get picked up for work. Most days are not equally promising for them for at least half will return home for the day without being selected. On the other […]

Change in school timings in Srinagar

Change in school timings in Srinagar

SRINAGAR: According to the Director School Education, all Government as well as private (recognized) schools within the Municipal limits of Srinagar city will observe school timing from 9 am to 3 pm and schools falling outside Srinagar Municipal Limits will observe school timing from from 10 am to 4 pm from October 3. The instructions […]

School Education officers association calls on DSEK

Srinagar: A delegation of School Education Officers Association on Wednesday called on Director School Education Kashmir G N Itoo and discussed various issues with regard to the functioning of schools and the welfare of the officers. The delegation lead by President SEOA Manzoor Ahmad Khan president and was accompanied by Vice-President Showkat Ahmad Din and […]

Golden Test mandatory for sitting in annual exams: Director Education

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Dr. G.N. Itoo Thursday issued instructions that pre-Board/ Golden Test is mandatory for all students to appear in annual Board Examinations. The Director also directed to counsel, prepare and inform the students accordingly because failure to appear in pre-Board/ Golden Test shall be considered as ineligibility for a student and […]

Drug addicts take over Khanyar school after teachers and students call it a day

Drug addicts take over Khanyar school after teachers and students call it a day

SRINAGAR: Even though it is mandatory to have basic facilities in schools under the Right to Education Act, the Government Boys Middle school Daribal in Khanyar area of old Srinagar presents a grim picture and degrading condition of the institution. The school lacks the basic facilities of power supply, computers, playground and fenced accommodation. The […]

Headless education zone in Uri

Headless education zone in Uri

Baramulla: The educational zone in border town of Uri is headless for past three weeks causing problems to the smooth functioning of educational institutions in the area. The locals said that Zonal Education Officer Abdul Rashid was transferred on August 31 but his replacement was not sent to the zone. They appealed to the higher […]

Court cracks whip on school education, wants report within a week

Court cracks whip on school education, wants report within a week

Srinagar: Asking the state government to utilise funds meant for schools, the J&K High Court on Wednesday demanded a report on this within a week. Amicus Curie Syed Musaib had informed the court that there was no proper implementation of education schemes and students in government schools were not getting their due. He said that […]

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