At IGNOU convocation, VC praises informal education

At IGNOU convocation, VC praises informal education

Insha Latief SRINAGAR: The informal mode of education has gained more currency in comparison to the formal education provided to students in educational institutions. Vice chancellor Kashmir University Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi stated this while delivering a lecture at the Institute of Advanced Studies in Education. He said the technology has made the distance or […]

GMC nursing students suffer for lack of hostel

GMC nursing students suffer for lack of hostel

Nazima Sidiq                                Srinagar: Students pursuing bachelor’s degree course at Government Nursing College, Shireen Bagh Srinagar complain that they are facing hardships for want of hostel facility. “We are failing to understand if there is a full-fledged hostel block meant for […]

Commitment of people laudable: Hurriyat (M)

Commitment of people laudable: Hurriyat (M)

Srinagar: Lauding the ‘commitment’ of people towards the ‘freedom struggle’, a spokesman of Hurriyat (M) on Thursday said that the courage and the resolve of people to take the movement forward has given birth to new Kashmir struggle on the international level. Paying tributes to the youngsters who died due to the bullets showered by […]

SHRC asks police to explain poll day killings

SHRC asks police to explain poll day killings

Srinagar: State Human Rights Commission has asked police to furnish a detailed report on the civilian killings on the poll day in Kashmir by May 29. The Commission sent a notice to police while hearing a complaint by chairman, Centre for Peace and Protection, M M Shujah against the killings of eight civilians on April […]

SSA teachers’ two-month salary released

SSA teachers’ two-month salary released

Minister says outstanding dues to be cleared soon           JAMMU: The state government has released pending salary of regularized Rehbar-e-taleem (ReTs) and head teachers under SSA for the months of November and December 2016 setting the process in motion for clearing all their pending dues as per commitment. The salary of regularised-ReTs and head teachers under […]

Re-polling aimed at increasing voting percentage through rigging: Shah

Re-polling aimed at increasing voting percentage through rigging: Shah

SRINAGAR: As authorities have decided to go for re-elections in several poll-bound areas of Budgam district today, the chairman of Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) Shabir Ahmad Shah has appealed to people to “teach the same befitting lesson to New Delhi and its puppets as you did on April 9”. In a statement issued here, Shah […]

IUST postpones exams

IUST postpones exams

Srinagar: The Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) Awantipora has postponed all examinations scheduled for April 13, said a spokesman. “It is notified for the information of all the concerned that the examinations scheduled on 13-04-2017 at Islamic University of Science and Technology, Awantipora have been postponed,” he said. New dates will be notified […]

Mehjoor Nagar residents decry water scarcity

Mehjoor Nagar residents decry water scarcity

Srinagar: Residents of Mehjoor Nagar area of Srinagar city Wednesday staged protest against the Public Health Engineering (PHE) department accusing it of failing to provide water supply. The residents mostly females who assembled on the main road of Jawahar Nagar carrying empty buckets blocked traffic on the road. The protestors said that the authorities have […]

Resistance leaders call for re-poll boycott

Resistance leaders call for re-poll boycott

Hail people for ‘complete and unprecedented boycott’, urge to stay away from all sorts of elections Srinagar: Syed Ali Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Mohammad Yasin Malik on Tuesday hailed people for ‘complete and unprecedented poll boycott’ and urged them to adhere to boycott the re-poling on April 13. In a statement, the leaders asked […]

Dropped 15 years ago, meritorious candidate gets appointment through HC verdict

Dropped 15 years ago, meritorious candidate gets appointment through HC verdict

Vigilance probe ordered against former SSB chairman, two officers; fined Rs 80000 SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court on Monday ordered State Vigilance Organization (SVC) to hold an inquiry against former chairman, secretary and administrative officer of the Service Selection Board (SSB) for not selecting an aspirant to the post of laboratory assistant despite securing higher […]