JK govt announces Rs 2 cr to flood-hit Kerela

JK govt announces Rs 2 cr to flood-hit Kerela

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Sunday announced an assistance of Rs two crore for supporting the flood relief efforts in Kerala. J&K Governor N N Vohra has conveyed to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan the “sorrow and sincere sympathy” of the people and the government of the state over the “tragic” loss of […]

Only you the Almighty can Save us: A Letter to God by Distressed SSA Teachers

Abdul Rashid Dar Dear Almighty: I am an SSA teacher, an apartheid one, shattered, hopefully hopeless and on the verge of extinction. I , and my associates, 41000 in number, are fully engraved in chaos and drenched in grief. The humiliations and disappointments seem to accompany us perpetually. SSA teachers are being traumatized unnecessarily by […]

Dangerous school vans: 36 children forced to sit on 8-seater cab

Dangerous school vans: 36 children forced to sit on 8-seater cab

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Even as charging hefty amounts as transport and tuition fees, a well-known preparatory school in Srinagar crams more than thrice permissible number of kids in the transport vans thus posing a threat to their safety and health, parents have alleged. Instead of avoiding overcrowding of kids in the vans, the school has […]

Non state-subject employed by JKPCC continuing on job

Non state-subject employed by JKPCC continuing on job

Srinagar: The state government is yet to terminate the service of a non-state subject who was appointed as technical officer to the Executive Director, Jammu and Kashmir Projects Construction Corporation (JKPCC), two weeks ago. On August 3, JKPCC had appointed Suresh Kumar Rekhi, whose state subject certificate had been cancelled by the district administration some […]

10, 104 grievances dealt with since Governor’s rule

SRINAGAR: Since the imposition of Governor’s rule, from June 20 to August 18, the grievance cell has received 10,627 complaints/grievances of which 10,104 (including those received earlier) have been dealt with/forwarded to the concerned quarters for timely redressal while as 523 complaints/grievances are under process. During this period, the Governor’s Secretariat received 4,570 complaints/grievances, of […]

‘Illegal dental clinics to be sealed in JK’

Srinagar: J&K State Dental Council (JKSDC) on Saturday said the rampant spread of illegal dental clinics and dental quackery needs to be put to an end as it has ruined the quality of oral health care services in the state. According to a statement issued here, Dr Romesh Singh, president J&K State Dental Council (JKSDC) […]

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