Commerce chaos at headless Budgam school

Commerce chaos at headless Budgam school

Junaid Dar Charar-i-sharief: A higher secondary school in Budgam district is without a head since July last year, even as the institute is facing a host of problems. Students at the Government Boys Higher Secondary School Charar-i-Sharief say that apart from several basic facilities that the institute lacks despite being the oldest higher secondary institute […]

Class 9 student buried with school uniform in Pinjora

Class 9 student buried with school uniform in Pinjora

SHOPIAN: His school uniform was put on his corpse before Umar Abdullah, a Class 9 student, was buried amid grief and anger at his native village of Pinjora in Shopian district. According to eyewitnesses who were accompanying Umar to Turkwangam where a gunfight between militants and government forces was underway on Wednesday evening, Umar was […]

Less qualified people getting better pay than us: Clerical cadre employees

Less qualified people getting better pay than us: Clerical cadre employees

Srinagar: A strike by clerical cadre employees of the state, seeking resolution of “pay anomaly” has entered 17th day, with the employees resolving to continue their protest. The employees, serving different departments rue that the people will lesser qualification employed by the state on other posts are receiving better salaries than them. “Those with 10+2 […]

Barring 102, ban on all coaching centres in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: 90 days ban on coaching centres will continue except 102 coaching centres in Srinagar, Anantnag, Pulwama, Shopian, Baramulla, Budgam and Kupwara. This was stated by Director School Education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo after a meeting held here on Wednesday. Director School Education Kashmir has issued a formal order in which these 102 coaching […]

5 teachers for 200 students in URI School

Baramulla: Students of Government High School DardkoteUri on Tuesday protested against posting of insufficient teachers in the school. Protesting students said that there are only five teachers for over 200 students in School. “Education department has failed to increase the teaching staff from many years,” students said. Shouting slogans, hundreds of students including some parents […]

2 teachers for 200 students in Doda school

2 teachers for 200 students in Doda school

Doda: A government middle school in a remote village in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir is in dire need of attention as only two teachers are posted there for 200 tribal students. The school located in the hill village of Dhadkai, five kilometers from Gandoh town, has been facing the staff shortage for a […]

Govt retains Nov session for current year

Govt retains Nov session for current year

Srinagar: The School Education department has decided to continue with the existing system for conduct of examinations in November session for the current academic year. According to a notification issued by Director School Education Kashmir, Dr G N Itoo, decision, if any, on shifting the examinations to the March session shall be taken in due […]

‘Loopholes’ in Bar Council report, JK govt to file objections

‘Loopholes’ in Bar Council report, JK govt to file objections

Srinagar: The J&K government will file objections to the Bar Council of India’s (BCI) report which stated that lawyers in Kathua did not obstruct justice in the case of rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl. The Kathua lawyers in their own statement had boasted, and this was pointed out by public prosecutors representing the […]