Footpath on Boulevard Road in terrible state

Footpath on Boulevard Road in terrible state

Srinagar: Even as authorities are claiming to promote tourism in the state, the footpath along the tourist hub, Boulevard Road, is in a terrible condition. While the authorities have failed to repair the walkway along the Dal Lake, the Lakes and Water Development Authority (LAWDA) has been dumping weeds extracted from lake on the footpath […]

NIT re-engaging retired PA repeatedly since 2013

NIT re-engaging retired PA repeatedly since 2013

Srinagar: The National Institute of Technology, Srinagar has re-engaged a person, who retired as PA to director, repeatedly since 2013, and even as his fifth term expired on March 31, 2018 on attaining 65 years of age, he continues to work on the post. Sources in the NIT suspect that officials are in the process […]

DPS Srinagar hikes fee beyond fixation committee limits

DPS Srinagar hikes fee beyond fixation committee limits

Srinagar: Violating the regulations of government’s fee fixation committee (FFC), Delhi Public School Srinagar has increased tuition fee and other charges for students beyond the permitted limit of eight percent. Parents of some of the students alleged that their tuition fee was hiked by more than 16 per cent, as against the permitted hike of […]

March session not feasible for Kashmir say experts

March session not feasible for Kashmir say experts

SRINAGAR: The government proposal to shift the exam session from November to March has set off disagreements in the educational community, with the move hailed by some academics but rejected by others who believe it will create a mess for the Valley’s students. If implemented, the move would be a complete failure, the opponents say, […]

With serene ambience Badamwari woos residents, tourists

With serene ambience Badamwari woos residents, tourists

Srinagar: Noora Banoo, 76, with a thin smile, sunken eyes, thin eyebrows recalls the old days when she used to hear about Badamwari but never got to see it. “This is the first time I came here (Badamwari), I am very happy. Today I find a little peace, I never saw this garden before, I […]