Loud explosions from nearby army camp disturb Islamic varsity students

Loud explosions from nearby army camp disturb Islamic varsity students

By Riyaz Bhat Awantipora: Of late, students of the Islamic University of Science and Technology have been startled by sounds of loud explosions emanating from the neighbouring army camp. The varsity and the headquarters of Victory Force, which is the army’s counterinsurgency force for south Kashmir districts, share boundary marked by spools of razor wire. […]

Distance Education students resent shift to online study material

Distance Education students resent shift to online study material

By Sumiya shah SRINAGAR: Students pursuing courses from the Directorate of Distance Education, University of Kashmir are aghast at the department’s move to shift to online study material. Many students pursuing B.Ed from the directorate protested the move, complaining that despite taking fee for the study material (printed) at the time of admissions, they were […]

Winter camps for students from Jan 18

Winter camps for students from Jan 18

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Aijaz Ahmad Bhat, Wednesday said that winter camps for elementary classes of 3rd to 7th standard shall start from 18 January 2017. The classes will be held from  11 am to 3 pm daily from Saturday to Thursday every week and every zone shall have two winter camps at Elementary/ […]

DSEK regularizes 454 ReT teachers

DSEK regularizes 454 ReT teachers

SRINAGAR: Director School Education Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat, today issued regularization orders of 454 Rehbar-e-Taleem (ReT) teachers. Giving district wise breakup, a statement of Directorate of School Education Kashmir said 32 ReT teachers from Anantnag, 45 from Bandipora, 36 from Budgam, 56 from Baramulla, 35 from Ganderbal ,17 from Kargil, 45 from Kulgam, 40 from […]

Coaching centers lack facilities, authorities say will act soon

Coaching centers lack facilities, authorities say will act soon

By Insha Latief/Asim Shah SRINAGAR/SOPORE: Over crowded classes, crouched space, extensive class work and lack of heating arrangement is how coaching centers are operating in the valley, with authorities saying that they are trying to streamline the sector. Irshada, a class 12 student of a coaching centre in uptown Srinagar, said that teachers impart lectures […]

Teachers’ Forum demands salary release

Teachers’ Forum demands salary release

SRINAGAR: The Teachers Forum on Sunday expressed resentment on continued delay in the salaries of teachers and head teachers working under SSA, RMSA schemes and described it gross human rights violation and flouting civil service rules. In a meeting here, Forum chairman Abdul Qayoom Wani said that unnecessary delay in salaries of teachers has put […]

Rechecking of OMR sheet not permissible as per BOPEE instructions: SC

Rechecking of OMR sheet not permissible as per BOPEE instructions: SC

By AQIB AHMAD SRINAGAR: The Supreme Court of India has set-aside J&K high court judgment in which it had ordered JK Board of Professional Entrance Examination to re-evaluate OMR answer sheet of a candidate and redraw the MD merit list selection in accordance with merit. “In view of the instruction under the heading ‘General Information […]