In garb of remedial classes private schools running during vacations in south Kashmir

In garb of remedial classes private schools running during vacations in south Kashmir

Anantnag: Most of the private schools, here in south Kashmir, are running unregistered coaching centers within the premises of their schools, brazenly violating the norms under which they are supposed to remain closed during the government announced winter vacations. “The only difference being, the students do not wear uniforms and school buses are not being […]

Govt asks Kashmir tuition centres to get registered

SRINAGAR: Directorate of School Education Kashmir on Saturday reiterated that no coaching centre will be allowed to function without having a valid registration. The Directorate has advised all the students and parents to confirm in advance that the coaching centre, where they intend to avail the benefit of coaching, is having a valid registration or […]

Barring 102, ban on all coaching centres in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: 90 days ban on coaching centres will continue except 102 coaching centres in Srinagar, Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Baramulla, Budgam and Kupwara. This was stated by Director School Education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo after a meeting held here on Wednesday. Director School Education Kashmir has issued a formal order in which these 102 coaching […]

Banning Private Coaching Was Never Ideal!

Banning Private Coaching Was Never Ideal!

Dr. Shahid Amin Trali It is now three long decades when our paradise was set on fire. Since then no good dealings and extinguishers have been successful to calm it down. We have witnessed the pathetic treatments in terms of mass killings, bombings, exploitations, rapes, and so on. Hartals and strikes have been the routine […]

Coaching centres fall in line, will ‘comply’ with govt order

Coaching centres fall in line, will ‘comply’ with govt order

SRINAGAR: Three days after announcing that it will challenge the government in the High Court, the Private Coaching Centre Association (PCCA) meekly surrendered on Wednesday after the J&K government issued a formal order to shut down all tuition and coaching centres for school students. The PCCA also submitted details to the government of the fees […]

Tuition centres resume work, ‘encounter no issue’

Tuition centres resume work, ‘encounter no issue’

SRINAGAR: The state government’s verbal order to shut down private coaching and tuition centres for school students was openly defied on Tuesday, and the government did not take action against any of the centres. President of the Private Coaching Centre Association (PCCA), Junaid Yousif, told Kashmir Reader that tuition centres resumed work as usual on […]

Coaching centres to defy govt ‘dictate’

Coaching centres to defy govt ‘dictate’

SRINAGAR: The Private Coaching Centre Association (PCCA) on Monday said tuition and coaching centres for school students will resume work from Tuesday, in defiance of the government order to shut them down for 90 days. Talking to reporters, PCCA President Junaid Yousif said that all tuition and coaching centres will function because the government has […]

Bukhari draws flak from all quarters

Bukhari draws flak from all quarters

Junaid Rather Srinagar: Opposition parties and pro-freedom leaders both came down heavily on Education Minister Altaf Bukhari for ordering the closure of all tuition centres for school students for 90 days. Terming the order as “revengeful”, they said the government was trying to make “scapegoats” out of coaching centres. Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani […]