KV Correspondent

IITians condemn communication clampdown in Kashmir

Seek an end to govt’s ‘false pitch for normalcy’

New Delhi: In the two months that have passed since Kashmir was put under a virtual lockdown, its special status taken and many of the freedoms of its people curtailed with, several groups of citizens have written petitions, letters and heartfelt requests to the government, asking for a let up in the gross human rights […]

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Pak shells villages along LoC in Balakote, Krishnaghati

Jammu: The Pakistan Army overnight opened fire and lobbed mortars at Balakote and Krishnagati sectors along the LoC in Poonch district, triggering panic among border dwellers. Officials on Wednesday said the Indian Army gave a befitting reply resulting in exchanges. The firing triggered panic among border residents. The Pakistani Army has violated ceasefire more than […]

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Educational institutions go in panic mode too

Authorities ask hostel borders to vacate premises immediately

Srinagar: Amid the chaos and confusion post government advisory issued for Yatris and tourists to cut short their stay in Kashmir, authorities have put the students community in dilemma over its decision to evacuate non-local students from NIT Srinagar. On Saturay, the state administration pressed around 50 SRTC buses to ferry NIT non local hostel […]

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Speakers emphasize making student’s environment conscious

PSAJK organizes workshop

Srinagar: The speakers from different walks of life on Thursday called for making students in schools environment conscious citing that the move will help in making students mature about preservation of natural resources. The speakers were speaking at a workshop titled “Our Times, Our Challenges: Education and Environment” organised by Moral Education, Environment & Relief […]

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Ill planning mars implementation of ‘academic planner’ in govt schools

Ill planning mars implementation of ‘academic planner’ in govt schools

Srinagar: The implementation of the much hyped academic planner rolled out by the Directorate of School Education Kashmir (DSEK) for valley schools has fallen flat due to lack of interest shown by the education department. The yearly planner was issued with a special focus on improving academic standards and streamlining the exam session in the […]

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KGBV scheme fails to click amid cries for ‘empowerment’ of girl child

KGBV scheme fails to click amid cries for ‘empowerment’ of girl child

Srinagar: The School Education Department has failed to implement the centrally sponsored scheme- Kasturba Gandhi Balika Vidhyalaya (KGBV) scheme state since the scheme was announced in the state. Incomplete construction of KGBV buildings and vacant seats has marred the implementation of the scheme due to which the state has failed to achieve the targets set […]

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Despite assurances abandoned school buildings left un-utilized

Srinagar: The J&K government seems to have shelved the process for putting to use all the school buildings which were left abandoned in the school education department over the past five years. Earlier, the government had planned to handover these buildings to various government departments and put them under use for various purposes. “All the […]

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Unconcerned: Proposal to procure mobile labs for schools comes to a grinding halt

Unconcerned: Proposal to procure mobile labs for schools comes to a grinding halt

Srinagar: The much hyped initiative of J&K government to purchase mobile laboratories for the schools has been shelved given the laxity of the school education department. Earlier, the department had cleared a proposal to use Mobile Science Laboratories (MSL) fitted in buses. Each vehicle as per the officials would have cost Rs 40 lakh. An […]

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KU, Colleges involve in blame game over delay in results

KU, Colleges involve in blame game over delay in results

Srinagar: The authorities in Kashmir University (KU) have warned the college teachers of administrative action for delayed submission of practical award sheet of undergraduate students appearing in the exams. In a letter to all degree college principals, the KU administration has stated that the formal deceleration of the result of 2018 batch first semester and […]

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Students rue semester pattern of exams: Blame authorities at KU for being insensitive to their needs

Students rue semester pattern of exams: Blame authorities at KU for being insensitive to their needs

Srinagar: The 2016 batch of undergraduate students on Thursday accused the authorities in Kashmir University (KU) of playing with their career by delaying conduct of their combined exams of 5th and 6th semester till September. The students said the varsity administration has decided to hold their combined exams in September which according to them will […]

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