Mehbooba grieved over Atiqa Bano’s demise

Mehbooba grieved over Atiqa Bano’s demise

SRINAGAR: Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti has expressed deep sorrow and grief over the passing away of noted educationist, heritage activist and former Director, Education and Libraries, Atiqa Bano, who breathed her last yesterday evening at Sopore. In a condolence message, the Chief Minister, who is also the President of J&K Academy of Art, Culture & […]

Elementary Training College scam: HC aghast over sluggish investigation

Elementary Training College scam: HC aghast over sluggish investigation

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to submit an updated status report of the investigations in ETT (Elementary Training colleges) scam. The court also directed the state to file an updated chart indicating the institutions which have been closed and those permitted to function. The cousel representing the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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