Higher Education department condoles

SRINAGAR: The Higher Education Department has condoled the demise of Prof. Naresh Gupta, Dean of Social Science in Cluster University Jammu. The officer and officials of Higher Education Department led by Commissioner Secretary Sarita Chauhan observed two-minute silence and prayed to the Almighty to give peace to departed souls.

Of 26 colleges announced this year only 1 operational

Of 26 colleges announced this year only 1 operational

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Pending concurrence by the Finance Department for the majority of institutions, only one out of 26 degree colleges announced earlier this year by the Higher Education Department is operational in the state, even as the department had proposed to start academic work at 20 of them, officials revealed. While the state government […]

UP govt wants to bring madrassas in mainstream education: Minister

Mumbai: The Uttar Pradesh government wants to bring madrassas into the mainstream education system, Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mohsin Raza said on Sunday. The Uttar Pradesh minister also favoured introducing a “new dress code” for students at madrassas (Islamic schools) across India and added that he will take up the issue with the […]

Three of the slain militants were medical students

Three of the slain militants were medical students

SHOPIAN: Tens of thousands of mourners from different parts of south and central Kashmir took part in the funeral prayers of four militants at their native villages in Shopian district on Saturday. The bodies of Umar Malik and Waqar Aslam were buried at about 4pm at their ancestral graveyard in Malikgund village. Umar, according to […]

Govt middle schools in sorry plight in Kulgam

Govt middle schools in sorry plight in Kulgam

Kulgam: Two government-run middle schools in far-flung areas of Kulgam district are termed ‘schools’ as a mere tag as both lack all infrastructure, even buildings. The Government Middle School in Gujjar-basti Avil village has 90 students on its rolls but only four rooms to accommodate them in nine classes. Both teachers and students have a […]

Utter neglect at three-room school in Jogimarg

Utter neglect at three-room school in Jogimarg

Kulgam: A vital government school at Jogimarg in Kulgam district’s remote Damhal-Hanjipora belt has a total of only three rooms as infrastructure, where children are forced to have classes under the open sky while the authorities watch on as mute spectators. This government school, according to teachers posted there, has good enrolment figures as compared […]

Plagiarism: Teachers to lose jobs, students their registrations, say new HRD norms

NEW DELHI: Student researchers found guilty of plagiarism may lose their registration and teachers could lose their jobs as the HRD ministry approved new regulations on plagiarism drafted by the University Grants Commission (UGC). The ministry had notified the UGC (Promotion of Academic Integrity and Prevention of Plagiarism in Higher Education Institutions) Regulations, 2018 this […]