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Irony: College in Old city has more faculty members than students

Irony: College in Old city has more faculty members than students

Srinagar: The government degree college (GDC) Bagh-i-Dilawar Khan in old city area continues to remain a blot on the face of the government as it has failed to attract the students for admission in under-graduate courses. The college was established some eight years ago but the enrollment of the college has never gone beyond 20. […]

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Militants trigger ‘car blast’ in Pulwama, 9 soldiers injured

Militants trigger ‘car blast’ in Pulwama, 9 soldiers injured

Srinagar: A day after Pakistan authorities informed their Indian counter parts about a possible Improvised Explosive Device (IED) being used to trigger off a major blast in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district, militants Monday detonated a car blast leaving nine soldiers injured. The IED fitted in a vehicle was blasted near an Army patrol in the […]

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Two killed as rains, thunderstorms wreak havoc in Valley parts

Farmers, horticulturists express concern over changing weather patterns

Srinagar: Two persons, including an 18-year-old woman, were killed due to lightning and rains in separate incidents in Bandipora and Ganderbal districts of Kashmir valley on Monday afternoon, officials said here. They said that Fatima Bano (18), a resident of Najan village in Sumbal area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora died when she was struck by […]

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Education dept fails to appoint heads of higher secondary schools

Education dept fails to appoint heads of higher secondary schools

Srinagar: Exposing the laxity of the school education department to fill key positions in the schools, around 15 out of 26 higher secondary schools in Bandipora district are headless from the past several months while as the authorities are unmoved to fill-in the pots of the Principals in the district. The headless government higher secondary […]

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Laxity: No uniforms for school kids as procurement gets delayed

Laxity: No uniforms for school kids as procurement gets delayed

Srinagar: The school education department seems to have forgotten to distribute the school uniforms among the students enrolled in government schools. The school children are yet to receive the uniforms despite five months of the present academic session in valley already being over. As per norms, the distribution of school uniforms should start in month […]

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NTA does it again, sets up exam centres for Kashmiri students outside

NTA does it again, sets up exam centres for Kashmiri students outside

Srinagar: Despite repeated assurances by the state administration that adequate centres of all national level exams will be setup in the Valley, the National Testing of Agency (NTA) has once again set up exam centres of Valley students outside Kashmir. The students are appearing in the National Eligibility Test (NET) which is scheduled the between […]

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Three killed as rains, fresh snowfall wreck havoc across Valley

Three killed as rains, fresh snowfall wreck havoc across Valley

Houses damaged, trees uprooted due to bad weather conditions

Houses damaged, trees uprooted due to bad weather conditions

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Govt will shield JK Bank, assures CS

Govt will shield JK Bank, assures CS

‘Wait for three months and you will see results flowing out of J-K Bank’

‘Wait for three months and you will see results flowing out of J-K Bank’

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To improve academic excellence, teaching experience IUST joins hands with Iran University

To improve academic excellence, teaching experience IUST joins hands with Iran University

Srinagar: In an endeavour to improve the academic excellence and provide better exposure to the students, the Islamic University of Science and Technology (IUST) on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the University of Islamic Denominations Iran. The MoU is likely to play a pivotal role in the teacher exchange programmes as well. […]

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Old city schools fail to get proper accommodation

Old city schools fail to get proper accommodation

Srinagar: Puncturing the tall claims of the state government to plug in the infrastructural gaps, four schools operating in old city continue to function under one roof in the building that houses the ‘National High School’ Srinagar. The schools according to officials were shifted to the building of National school Srinagar after September 2014 floods […]

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