Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

Shocking lack of infrastructure in JK schools

70% schools without electricity connection, absence of drinking water, toilets endemic Srinagar: The Annual Status of Education Report (ASER)-2018, which has painted a grim picture of learning among school children enrolled in J&K schools, has at the same time highlighted the dearth of infrastructure at the institutions. Close to 70 percent schools in the state […]

Sedition charges against Kashmiri students meant to stifle free speech: Jama’at

Srinagar: Jama’at-e-Islami on Thursday demanded withdrawal of sedition charges against seven Kashmiri students, and said it is meant to stifle free speech. The Delhi police on Monday filed the charge sheet naming former JNU student leaders and seven Kashmiri students as accused in the case. “Filing of this case against seven Kashmiri students and others […]

Govt to institutionalize, professionalize counselling system: Secy Education

JAMMU: To develop professional capacities of teaching staff, Directorate of School Education Jammu (DSEJ) organized two-day interactive workshops on counselling skills in various districts of Jammu division. The workshops were held in collaboration with Bharti Foundation and Samagra Shiksha Abhiyaan. In the first phase, one key resource person per higher secondary school and DIETs would […]

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

NGO’s education survey reports dismal state in JK govt schools

Srinagar: Almost 95 percent of Class 3 students in government schools in Jammu and Kashmir cannot read a text meant to be read in Class 2, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2018 released by the NGO Pratham has said. The annual report, the 13th in a series, says that six years ago in […]

JRL condemns sedition charges on Kashmiri students

JRL condemns sedition charges on Kashmiri students

Srinagar: The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) on Tuesday condemned the charge-sheet against seven Kashmiri students in a sedition case, saying it will ruin their career. A Delhi court Tuesday fixed January 19 for consideration of charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president and seven Kashmiri students in the 2016 JNU sedition […]

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 […]

Pakistan frustrated, complete peace in valley: Governor

Pakistan frustrated, complete peace in valley: Governor

JAMMU: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik on Saturday said that Indian forces were giving befitting response to Pakistan which was “frustrated” at its inability to push “infiltrators” into Kashmir. “Our forces are responding appropriately to any provocation but the news does not come here. Pakistan is frustrated because it is not able to […]

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Mr. IAS, What Next?

Ishaq Begh Till 2010, Shah Faesal was not a well known figure in Kashmir but after cracking the India’s top most civil service examination held under UPSC (IAS) that too with a top position rendered him to be a reputable figure in Kashmir as well as in India. India tried to harvest a huge crop […]

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