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Paradigm shift: Education department to re-introduce school level exams for class 5th, 6th and 7th

Paradigm shift: Education department to re-introduce school level exams for class 5th, 6th and 7th

Srinagar: The school education department is likely to re-introduce school level exams from class 5th to class 7th in wake of the academic loses faced by students during external evaluation system of examination. A senior official in the education department said the deliberations are going on to review the decision and examinations for lower classes […]

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A tribute to Shujaat Bhukhari

A tribute to Shujaat Bhukhari

Mohd Asif Shah & Ayaz Nabi Malik “The individual is firm by nation’s coherence, otherwise nothing. The wave is only in the ocean and outside it is nothing.”  Dr Iqbal Iqbal rightly sums up the idea of coherence between an individual and his society in this verse. The latter significantly determines and decides the former […]

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DSEK fails to implement detachment orders of employees  

DSEK fails to implement detachment orders of employees  

Srinagar: Despite strict orders for de-attachment of employees to their original places, various officials and other teachers continue to enjoy their stint on deployment in various offices in the school education department. The deployment of teachers in Chief Education Offices and District Institute of Education and Trainings (DIETs) has created a gap at the original […]

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Damaged in 2005 quake, school buildings yet to be reconstructed  

Damaged in 2005 quake, school buildings yet to be reconstructed  

Srinagar: Belying the tall claims of successive regimes over upgradation of infrastructure in education sector, the school education department is yet to reconstruct the school buildings damaged due to 2005 earth quake in Kashmir. The massive quake that jolted Kashmir on October 5 in 2005 damaged scores of school buildings rendering students without accommodations. Karnah […]

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Mercury jumps after sunshine returns in Jammu

Mercury jumps after sunshine returns in Jammu

Jammu: The mercury in Jammu region marked an increase of several notches as bright sun shone today after remaining hidden behind clouds since Wednesday. The city of temples recorded a maximum temperature of 33.0 degrees Celsius against yesterday’s 28.0 degrees Celsius, a spokesman of the MeT department here said. Though the mercury marked an increase […]

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Outside colleges, consultancies ruining career of Kashmiri students: PSAK 

Outside colleges, consultancies ruining career of Kashmiri students: PSAK 

Srinagar: Private Schools Association of Jammu and Kashmir (PSAJK) on Friday said that the outside state colleges and consultancies functioning in Kashmir were ruining career of thousands of students by duping them under the garb of providing admission through fraudulent means. In a press conference here, President PSAJK G N Var revealed how life and […]

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‘Weather to improve from tomorrow’

‘Weather to improve from tomorrow’

Srinagar: The Meteorological Department (MeT) department has predicted significant improvement in the weather conditions from tomorrow (Saturday) in the Kashmir valley. “Weather will likely improve from tomorrow and a bright sunshine can be expected tomorrow,” A MeT official said. He said that heavy rain is expected again from July 01 to July 02 due to […]

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Though facing darkness, schools tasked to spread light  

Though facing darkness, schools tasked to spread light  

Srinagar: A survey conducted by the school education department has revealed that as many as 75 percent of government schools are operating without electricity facility in the state. As per the official figures out of around 23500 government schools only 18500 are electrified so far portraying a grim picture of the infrastructure available in government […]

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KU’s ‘unwarranted’ delay causes worry among SET aspirants  

KU’s ‘unwarranted’ delay causes worry among SET aspirants  

Srinagar: The candidates, who appeared in State Eligibility Test (SET) exams conducted by Kashmir University (KU) in March this year, have accused the varsity administration for resorting to inordinate delay in declaring the results. The SET exam was conducted by the KU authorities on March 11 this year but they have failed to declare the […]

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Hefty money spent on Verinag garden proves damp squib

Hefty money spent on Verinag garden proves damp squib

Anantnag: The hefty amount utilized for the installation of street lights in the tourist destination, Verinag in South Kashmir’s Anantnag district here has proved to be a damp squib as the lights are lying defunct since installation in the area. The locals following the ignorance shown by the authorities alleged that it seems that the […]

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