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BDC polls witness massive turnout

BDC polls witness massive turnout

Srinagar: Over 98 per cent out of 26,629 eligible panchs and sarpanchs voted in Block Development Councils (BDCs) elections in J&K amid boycott by mainstream political parties and unprecedented security arrangements to prevent any militant attack and other violence. An official spokesperson on Thursday said that 98.3 per cent votes were polled in the BDC […]

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Two youth killed in road mishap

Udhampur: Two youth were killed in a road mishap in Udhampur district of Jammu region, police said on Thursday. According to police, two motorcycle borne youth hit a truck near Sayal. The incident left them critical injured and they died on the spot. The deceased were identified as Vishal Sagar and Nishant Sharma, both residents […]

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JKPECC continues protest against unbundling PDD

Extends protest call till October, 24

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Power Employees Coordination Committee (JKPEC) protested against the unbundling of PDD on the 4th consecutive day on Monday. Committee has decided to continue its protest till October 24 and appealed employees to assemble on 24 October 2019 in the premises of PDD Complex Jahangir Chowk Srinagar for further directions. The employees […]

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Mubarak Gul, Farooq Andrabi shifted to hospital

Srinagar: National Conference leader Mubarak Gul and Farooq Andrabi from PDP who are facing detention were shifted to Hospital on Monday after they complained of ill health, reports said. Mubarak Gul has been kept at the Centaur subsidiary jail while Farooq Andrabi has been placed under arrest at his Tulsi Bagh based official residence. Scores […]

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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 […]