Intelligence sleuths cast net at KU, interrogate faculty members, students

Intelligence sleuths cast net at KU, interrogate faculty members, students

Srinagar: Intelligence sleuths have recently interrogated teachers and scholars at Kashmir University for their alleged role in instigating students against the state and preaching radicalisation. Several faculty members of social sciences have been, so far, summoned by different intelligence agencies for questioning in the dean’s office. The questioning is taking place a month after sociology […]

Only 4 teachers for 2800 children with special needs in Budgam

Only 4 teachers for 2800 children with special needs in Budgam

Budgam: Despite tall claims by the government to impart inclusive education among children with special needs (CWSNs), only four specialised teachers are available in the district to impart education to over 2800 students. With inclusive education being given emphasis in the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’s […]

KU yet to declare results of semester exams conducted in November

KU yet to declare results of semester exams conducted in November

Srinagar: Kashmir University has failed to declare results of the various semester examinations of undergraduate courses conducted in November. Undergraduate students of the batch 2015 to batch 2017 appeared in semester exams as well as backlog papers but the authorities have failed to declare results creating problems for students. “In November 2017 we appeared in […]

Six years on, buildings for half of new polytechnics incomplete

Six years on, buildings for half of new polytechnics incomplete

Irshad Khan Srinagar: Established six years ago, authorities in J&K are yet to complete construction on half of the 18 new polytechnic colleges in the state. The 18 colleges were announced by the government in the year 2012 in addition to the already six such colleges in the state. Despite the state government in 2013 […]

GMS Sriwarpora upgraded to sec school

Baramulla: Government middle school Sriwarpora Pattan has been upgraded to secondary school. In this regard, MLA Tangmarg Mohammad Abbas Wani visited the school on Monday and laid foundation stone of the building to be constructed for the school at the estimated cost of rupees fifty six Lac (5600,000). MLA also approved computer lab for the […]

Govt for efficient transport management for schools: Div Com

SRINAGAR: Divisional Commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan Monday reviewed the traffic management system of schools in Kashmir valley wherein he emphasized on the enforcement of route plans, colour coding and sustained action against traffic rules violation. The Divisional Commissioner received the feedback and the work done in this regard from all districts. The meeting was […]

Nurses begin agitation over ‘demands unmet for 30 years’

Nurses begin agitation over ‘demands unmet for 30 years’

SRINAGAR: The J&K Nurses Association has decided to observe a week-long token strike for one hour daily to demand recruitment of more nursing staff. Hospitals and health centres run by the Jammu and Kashmir government are facing shortage of more than 1,200 nurses due to lack of recruitment. Sources told Kashmir Reader that the shortage […]