Half school, half cattle-shed

Half school, half cattle-shed

Gurez: Situated amid lush green meadows, a government primary school in the picturesque Gurez valley serves students and cattle under a common roof. The school is in village Jurneel, home to about a thousand inhabitants. Built in the traditional style from wood logs and mud, the one-storey school has 14 students on its roll and […]

Persian scholars demand introduction of subject at school, college level

Persian scholars demand introduction of subject at school, college level

SHEIKH UZAIR SRINAGAR: Scores of Persian scholars from Kashmir University on Tuesday staged protest demonstration here demanding the promotion of Persian language and the introduction of Persian subject at higher secondary and college level. Almost fifty to sixty PhD/JRF/NET/SRF scholars from Department of Persian who have completed their degrees assembled at press enclave here holding […]

All KU exams today postponed

All KU exams today postponed

SRINAGAR: All Kashmir University examinations scheduled to be held on May 21, 2018 (today) are postponed. Fresh dates will be announced later, an official statement issued here said.

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

A month on, police yet to return phones of detained students

Anantnag: Police in Anantnag are yet to return mobile phones of more than a dozen students who were detained last month following protests at Government Degree College (GDC) in the main town. The students, more than 20 of them, were arrested by police following intense clashes in and around the GDC on April 23, against […]

UGC directs universities to ban plastic cups, bottles on campus

NEW Delhi: The University Grants Commission (UGC) has directed all varsities and higher educational institutions to ban use of plastic cups, lunch packets, straws, bottles and bags on their campuses. The directive by the commission comes after the Union Environment Ministry issued an advisory, saying India is the global host of this year’s World Environment […]

Provide quality education, maintain peace in colleges: Minister

SRINAGAR: Minister for Information Technology, Technical Education and Higher Education, Imran Reza Ansari Thursday urged educationists and academics to provide quality education at all levels. Speaking at a maiden review meeting of higher education department, he said asked the participating principals of various Degree Colleges of Kashmir region to help in overhauling higher sector across […]

Govt to bring in new education policy

Govt to bring in new education policy

SRINAGAR: Government is planning to bring in a new education policy which will regulate school curriculum, review teaching methods and regulate other related aspects. This was stated by minister for school education Chowdhary Zulfkar Ali on Wednesday at a high level meeting, an ifficial spokesperson said in a statement issued here. The meeting was also […]

Govt issues new school timings

Govt issues new school timings

SRINAGAR: The School Education Department on Tuesday ordered change in school timing across Kashmir Division and winter zone of Jammu Division. According to the order, there shall be a uniform timing in schools across Kashmir Division and winter zone of Jammu Division from 9 am to 3 pm with immediate effect. All the heads of […]