Two Shopian students miss Class 12 exams due to police detention

Two Shopian students miss Class 12 exams due to police detention

SHOPIAN: Class 12 students Zefam Fayaz and Ubaid Ahmad Bhat have both missed their Board exam papers due to being detained by police in Shopian district. Their families said that their sons were released on Thursday afternoon, but not before they had missed their exams. The Secretary of Jammu and Kashmir Board of School Education, […]

Notes on the Ailing Education System in Kashmir

Notes on the Ailing Education System in Kashmir

Meer Abas A country, organization or even a society, if desirous of fame and due honor, must do well enough in the educational sector radically. In this sense, we in J& K lag far behind even those societies which were more backward than us in this domain. The radical cause of most of the disasters […]

Kashmiri engineering student assaulted in Chandigarh

Kashmiri engineering student assaulted in Chandigarh

SRINAGAR: A Kashmiri engineering student was assaulted with iron rods and knives by a group of persons, among them his neighbours and fellow students, at his rented residence in Chandigarh on Friday night. Mubashir Matoo, a final-year student in computer engineering at Chandigarh Group of Colleges, has sustained injuries in his back, left arm, and […]

Class 8, 9 exams begin in Kashmir

Class 8, 9 exams begin in Kashmir

1, 37, 481 students appearing in exams conducted by SIE Srinagar: More than one lakh students are appearing in the class 8th and 9th examinations that began Thursday in Kashmir division. A statement issued by Education department said that a total of 1, 37, 481 students from government and private schools are appearing in the […]

Govt withdraws circular on Bhagwat Geeta in schools, colleges

Govt withdraws circular on Bhagwat Geeta in schools, colleges

Srinagar: The J&K government has withdrawn a controversial circular that had asked the Education department to provide the Urdu version of “Bhagwat Geeta” and “Koshur Ramayana” in schools and other educational institutions in the state. “The circular regarding the introduction of some religious books stands withdrawn ab initio under the orders of the chief secretary,” […]