SKPSA holds meet

An important meeting of South Kashmir Private Schools Association (SKPSA) Zone Dooru and Verinag Anantnag was held at Greenhill Public School, Verinag. The issues confronting private sector were discussed in detail and it was decided to make the Association strong so that the internal and external problems will be confronted jointly. In the meeting it […]

State Forest Corporation official hijacks timber laden truck, probe ordered

The District Development Commissioner of Bandipora, in North Kashmir has constituted a committee to probe the allegations levelled against a top State Forest Corporation official, who allegedly hijacked a timber laden truck. His motive was to use the timber for the construction of his house. Reliable sources said that Divisional Manager of State Forest Corporation, […]

Bar Association condemns arrest of student

The High Court Bar Association of Srinagar, on Saturday, strongly condemned the ‘inhuman and barbaric’ act of arresting a ten-year-old boy Suhail Ahmad Dar of Aripanthan Beerwah from his home, during the intervening night of May 3 and 4 by the police. The boy since then has been detained at Magam police station. As per […]

Private Schools Association welcomes change in school timing

Private Schools Association of Kashmir (PSAK) has welcomed the government decision to change the school timing in Srinagar Municipal Limits from 8.00 am to 8.30 am by terming it as a big relief to school administration and students alike. The Association said that 8.00 AM was very inconvenient for everybody particularly small children. “Starting at […]

Burglars pose as policemen, Loot cash, cell-phones from labourers

Introducing themselves as policemen, a group of three burglars carrying ‘toy’ guns and pistol entered into a room occupied by Bihari labourers at Rangpora Illahibagh on the night of April 26 last month. The house is owned by Bashir Ahmed Dar. Police sources said that the burglars disguising as cops lined up all the labourers […]

DSEK clears promotion of 1031 officials

Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) today appealed the teacher fraternity to work as real stakeholders and become role-models for younger generation studying in schools.  The DSEK settled 1031 promotion cases of different cadres while the remaining cases shall be settled in a time bond manner. Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G.N.Itoo also issued instructions […]

JKReTTF accords grand reception to Itoo

The Jammu and Kashmir Rehbar e Taleem Teachers Forum (JKReTTF) today accorded warm reception to Dr Ghulam Nabi Itoo (KAS) on his taking over as the Director School Education Kashmir. As per a JKReTTF statement, the forum representing over sixty five thousand Rehbar e Taleem teaching community hosted a grand reception at the Conference Hall […]

Traffic Police issues new diversion plans

Traffic Police City Srinagar today issued a new diversion plan for public service vehicles (PSVs) in view of the opening of newly constructed Bailey bridge at Barzulla connecting Allochibagh.  According to the SSP Traffic Srinagar, PSVs including Sumo, Tavera and Tata-407 coming from Rawalpora, Sanat Nagar and Hyderpora shall take left turn at Barzulla Bridge […]

2016 unrest: Div Com chairs committee meet for identification of injured

Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan, today chaired a meeting of the committee constituted for identification/verification of injured persons during the unrest of 2016. Head Department of Ophthalmology SMHS, Joint Medical Superintendent SKIMS, Assistant Director Department of Health Services Kashmir, SSP CID, SO to IGP Kashmir and other concerned attended the meeting. The meeting was […]

Minister for upgradation of AWCs for better child development

Minister of State for Health and Medical Education, Social Welfare and Housing & Urban Development, Asiea Naqash, today said that upgradation of facilities at Anganwadi Centers (AWCs) is a must for promoting healthy child development.  The Minister stated this while chairing a meeting of officers to review the implementation of various projects under Integrated Child […]