15 years after appointment, DSEK terminates services of teacher for ‘fake’ Class 12 certificate

15 years after appointment, DSEK terminates services of teacher for ‘fake’ Class 12 certificate

Irshad Khan Srinagar: The Director School Education Kashmir (DSEK) on Tuesday terminated the services of a Rehbar-e-Taleem teacher (ReT) who was engaged 15 years ago, for getting appointed on the basis of “fake” Class 12 marks certificate. Hajra Bano of Saderbagh, Ganderbal, was engaged as ReT in Ganderbal zone in March 2003. An order issued […]

CUK suspends classwork for Nowgam-I, III campuses

CUK suspends classwork for Nowgam-I, III campuses

SRINAGAR: The classwork of all the teaching departments in Nowgam-I and Nowgam-III campuses of the Central University of Kashmir (CUK) shall remain suspended on November 14, 15 and 16, an official statement issued by the university on Tuesday said.

Ban on selling books: Private school association calls Govt action selective

Ban on selling books: Private school association calls Govt action selective

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Amid government penalizing many private schools recently for selling books inside their own premises, the Private Schools Association J&K (PSAJK) decried the government’s “selective” policy towards the institutions. At a presser organised by the association in city center Lal Chowk on Tuesday, President PSAJK, G N Var alleged that the government has […]

Revisiting the Multiple Crises of Education

Revisiting the Multiple Crises of Education

Danish Mohi Ud Din There are sound reasons to believe that education constitutes the solution to every social, economic and political problem in any society. Many questions struck my mind that, in one way or the other, give rise to these problems in our society: The important issues like the unscrupulous attitude of administration, in […]

After paper fiasco, DSEK mulling to reconsider SIE role

After paper fiasco, DSEK mulling to reconsider SIE role

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Amid incidents of messed up question papers in ongoing term examinations for several lower classes, (VI, VII) the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) is mulling to “strip” the State Institute of Education (SIE) of the task. Students of several classes were supplied erroneous question papers in their Term 2 examinations recently. […]

CUK students protest, demand release of varsity mate

CUK students protest, demand release of varsity mate

Arif Rashid Srinagar: Students from central university of Kashmir on Monday held a protest demonstration here in Srinagar demanding release of their classmate. However one of the students, Mohammad Ismail Ganie has been released by the police on Sunday. The students identified as Suhail Ahmad Ahmad Dar of Shopian and Mohammad Ismail Ganie of Baramulla, […]

LMD fines school, booksellers in Bandipora

LMD fines school, booksellers in Bandipora

BANDIPORA: A joint team of Legal Metrology Department and Food Safety conducted inspections of various schools and booksellers in Sonawari area of Bandipora district on Monday. During the inspection, the team found Greenland Public School Inderkoot Sumbal involved in selling textbooks supplied by SS Stationery of Inderkoot Sumbal in the school premises. The team registered […]

Two CUK students arrested on suspicion of ‘harbouring’ militants

Two CUK students arrested on suspicion of ‘harbouring’ militants

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Police on Friday arrested two students of Central University of Kashmir (CUK), triggering protests by students at the varsity’s Nowgam campus on Saturday. Suhail Ahmad and Mohammad Ismail, both 3rd semester students at CUK’s Political Science department, were arrested by police from their rooms in Nowgam, the varsity’s PRO Arshad Meraj said. […]

An Appraisal of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad

Dr Tauseef Ahmad Parray November is celebrated as the ‘National Education Day’ across India in the honor, memory, and recognition of Abul Kalam Azad (11th Nov. 1888—22nd Feb. 1958). Maulana Azad—a theologian, Urdu journalist, politician, educationist, an Islamic intellectual par excellence—was an influential political leader of the first half of the 20th century, who later […]

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