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Situation in Kashmir leading to disorder in education sector

Situation in Kashmir leading to disorder in education sector

Srinagar: The education sector is faced with dilemmas of various kinds in Kashmir. On Monday when the class 12th students had to appear for their final exams the board postponed the exams owing to civilian killings and the subsequent protests. The JK Board of School Education (BOSE) had notified the date sheet for class 10th […]

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Better late than never: DSEK starts construction of schools damaged during September 2014 deluge

Better late than never: DSEK starts construction of schools damaged during September 2014 deluge

Srinagar: After four years of delay, the school education department has initiated the process for reconstruction of school buildings that were damaged during 2014 floods. The funds for the construction of the buildings will be released under various centrally sponsored schemes. Officials in the planning section of the school education department have initiated the process […]

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Teacher’s salary row: More trouble in store as finances of school education dept go haywire

Teacher’s salary row: More trouble in store as finances of school education dept go haywire

Srinagar: The situation ahead can be alarming for the School Education Department as it is caught in a tight situation while trying to meet out the salary of teachers recruited under erstwhile Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) and RMSA scheme. As of now the department is facing a shortfall of over Rs 1800 core in salary […]

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From selling books and pens, Bangroo died with a gun in his hand

From selling books and pens, Bangroo died with a gun in his hand

Srinagar: Mehraj-udin Bangroo, one of the most wanted Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) commanders who brought Srinagar city back on the militancy map had a heartfelt devotion towards studies. Bangroo, started his career selling books and pens for children and when he was arrested a decade back for being sympathetic towards militants he did not waste his time […]

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KU erupts against Showkat’s killing

KU erupts against Showkat’s killing

Srinagar: Massive protests erupted at the Kashmir University against the killing of a student-turned-militant Showkat Ahmad Bhat in a shootout with the government forces in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district. The hostel boarders of Zakura campus besides MA and MAK boys hostel assembled at the main campus of Kashmir University in Hazratbal and staged a protest […]

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Two shabby classrooms, worn out building houses three schools in Rainawari

Two shabby classrooms, worn out building houses three schools in Rainawari

Srinagar: Situated in the interiors of Rainawari in old city Srinagar, this school has no features of being called a school. Situated at a distance of not more than one kilometer from the main highway the Government Girls Middle School (GGMS) Jogi Lankar in Rainawari symbolizes the failed education system in the state. The school […]

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KU students stage protest against killing of Manan Wani

KU students stage protest against killing of Manan Wani

Demand an end to harassment of Kashmiri students at AMU

Srinagar: The students of Kashmir University on Monday staged a protest march against the killing of scholar turned militant- Mannan Wani. The students also expressed their solidarity with Kashmiri students in Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) facing “harassment” over offering funeral prayers fo Mannan Wani. Eye witnesses said the students at the Hazratbal Campus took out […]

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Following misuse of uniforms by employees, KU issues dictum

Following misuse of uniforms by employees, KU issues dictum

Asks workers to deposit an undertaking to use uniforms during duty hours

Srinagar: Finally, the authorities in Kashmir University (KU) have woke to the mismanagement of funds utilized on the uniforms and other accessories provided to the class IV employees recruited in the varsity over the past many years. On Saturday, the varsity authorities issued a circular wherein it asked all the class IV employees to give […]

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Broken promises: Legislators failed to improvise on education sector

Broken promises: Legislators failed to improvise on education sector

Did not contribute a single penny from CDF for betterment of schools

Did not contribute a single penny from CDF for betterment of schools

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Education caught between ‘devil and the deep sea’ in Kashmir

Education caught between ‘devil and the deep sea’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The functioning of educational institution in Kashmir has become a challenging job for the authorities given the political uncertainty prevailing in Valley. On Thursday, educational institutions in most of the districts were closed in wake of the gun fight that broke between militants and government forces in Shatgund village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district. […]

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