VC KU flags off educational, cultural tour

SRINAGAR: Vice Chancellor Kashmir University, Prof Khurshid Andrabi on Thursday flagged off an educational tour and cultural delegation for participating in various events. A delegation comprising 25 students led by Cultural Officer, Kashmir University, Shahid Ali Khan will participate in the 6th National Chandigarh Cultural festival being hosted by Chandigrah University, Mohali from 9th to […]

20 new GDC buildings coming up across JK: MoS

JAMMU: The construction of 20 government degree college (GDC) buildings is underway across the state, of which 4 colleges are targeted to be completed by March 2018 while the remaining are expected to be completed during the next two financial years, Minister of State for Education, Priya Sethi stated on Thursday. The minister was replying […]

Govt to provide free education to 120 girls across state

JAMMU: The state government will provide free education to 120 girls across the state who desire to pursue their graduation or post graduation from IGNOU. The state government will also pay their fees, Minister for Education, Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari announced on Wednesday. He was speaking during a program on “Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Abhiyan” […]

‘Student-to-student contact to enable youth learn, share experiences’

JAMMU: There was need for encouraging exposure visits to enable students from J&K to interact with their counterparts in different states of India and vice-versa, Minister for Education Syed Mohammad Altaf Bukhari said on Wednesday. Speaking during a video conference convened by Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD), government of India, Prakash Javadekar with the […]

KU student ​delegations leave for North India tour

​​Srinagar: Vice Chancellor of University of Kashmir Prof Khurshid Iqbal Andrabi on Wednesday flagged off delegations of students to various universities and historical places in North India. A delegation, comprising 25 students and led by KU’s cultural officer Shahid Ali Khan, will participate in the sixth national Chandigarh cultural festival being hosted by the Chandigarh […]

PCI to facilitate journalism students’ placement in newspapers

JAMMU: In its endeavour to facilitate journalism students from J&K to gain relevant skills and experience in the field, the Press Council of India (PCI) has initiated the process for their placement in various Indian newspapers for internship. Malayala Manorama, one of the leading media organisations, has offered two weeks internship to two journalism students […]

8 posts of principals vacant in district Kulgam

JAMMU: There are eight posts of principals of higher secondary schools vacant in Kulgam district, Minister for Education Altaf Bukhari said on Tuesday. The minister was responding to a calling attention notice by legislator Abdul Majid Larmi. He said the charge of these vacant posts, including Frisal, has been temporarily assigned to the principals of […]

Hajin needs a Degree College. Urgently

By Dr. Falak Fayrooz Every individual has a right to pursue an education and get educated. Education is one of an essential tool of human being that plays a vital role at every stage of life. It brings wisdom, self-reliance and self – empowerment. Although, there are 97 established Government Degree Colleges across the state […]