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Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Govt to compile class-wise enrollment data of all government schools

Srinagar: The school education department has started a fresh exhaustive exercise to collect the class-wise enrollment of the government schools across Kashmir. The school heads have been asked to furnish the enrollment of their schools post clubbing of the educational institutions which were having meager enrollment of the students, an official said. In this regard […]

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Scrap sedition law, a colonial hangover: Congress leader Sibal

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader KapilSibal Wednesday demanded that the sedition law be scrapped as those in power are “manipulating” it. He also called for a change in the government to save the country. “Scrap sedition law (section 124A,IPC), a colonial hangover. “Real sedition is when those in power manipulate institutions, misuse the law, breach […]

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School heads ‘hiding’ data on actual enrolment in class 10th

School heads ‘hiding’ data on actual enrolment in class 10th

Srinagar: The school education department has tightened its noose against the school heads for their failure to submit the data of class 9th and 10th students enrolled in their schools during the year 2017 and 2018. The school heads have delayed the submission of data which has hindered the department action to ascertain the dropout […]

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Promoted four years back teachers still awaiting formal orders

Promoted four years back teachers still awaiting formal orders

Srinagar: The school education department has come under severe criticism for delaying issuance of conformation orders of more than 200 teachers who were promoted as in-charge masters some four years ago. A group of aggrieved in-charge masters accused the department of adopting selective approach in issuing formal orders in favour of teachers whose promotion has […]

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Police arrests drug peddler

Srinagar: Police in Srinagar arrested a drug peddler during routine patrolling in Nigeen area and recovered contraband substance from his possession, a police spokesman said. He said that a police party at Nigeen arrested a drug peddler during routine patrolling of the area. The person was moving in suspicious conditions and tried to flee from […]

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Amid stiff opposition, VC appoints new Registrar at KU

Amid stiff opposition, VC appoints new Registrar at KU

Srinagar: Amid stiff opposition, the authorities in Kashmir University (KU) appointed Dr. Nisar Ahmad Mir as the new registrar of the varsity. The appointment order has been issued by the vice-chancellor of the Kashmir University (KU) Prof. Talar Ahmad. In wake of this, Nisar Mir on Monday assumed his office as new registrar of the […]

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22 workers of various political parties join NC

Jammu: Twenty-two workers of various political parties joined the National Conference (NC) on Monday in presence of its provincial president Devender Singh Rana and pledged to work for serving the people as per policies and programmes of the party. Welcoming the new entrants into the party fold, Rana said the NC is the only choice […]

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Situation in education department turns chaotic as key positions left vacant

Situation in education department turns chaotic as key positions left vacant

Srinagar: The School Education Department in Kashmir has been left on crutches as two dozen posts of zonal education officers (ZEOs) in Kashmir region have been left vacant. The unfilled posts have exposed the non-seriousness of the department in filling the key positions which play an important role at the ground level in the department. […]

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Govt facilitates exam centre for GATE aspirants in Kashmir

Govt facilitates exam centre for GATE aspirants in Kashmir

Srinagar: In a major relief for the engineering candidates of Kashmir aspiring to appear in the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) in February, the state administration is mulling to set up a separate exam centre in the Valley. It will for the first time that an exam centre will be set for GATE exams […]

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Mirwaiz welcomes Shah Faesal’s ‘stand’

Mirwaiz welcomes Shah Faesal’s ‘stand’

Srinagar: Chairman Hurriyat conference (M) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Wednesday welcomed the decision of IAS topper Shah Faesal to resign from the civil services, while saying that he (Mirwaiz) was hopeful that the outrage over killings will guide his choice in politics. “Welcome the stand to resign by @ShahFaesal to protest unabated killing of Kashmiris by […]

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