Page 1 Anchor

 Press Trust of India

Shujaat Bukhari approached CM for increased security few days before his killing: Dulat

Shujaat Bukhari approached CM for increased security few days before his killing: Dulat

London: Senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari, who was shot dead in Srinagar last week, had approached Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti only a few days ago for increased security, former special director of the Intelligence Bureau A S Dulat said today. Bukhari, the editor-in-chief of the daily ‘Rising Kashmir’, was shot dead outside his office in Srinagar […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Govt mulls to shift children’s hospital to Bemina  

Govt mulls to shift children’s hospital to Bemina  

'Cantonment board's 'negative attitude' compelled the move'

Srinagar: With almost no control over the functioning and the administration of the lone child care hospital, GB Panth at Sonwar, the government is mulling to shift the hospital to Bemina where a maternity care hospital is already under construction. The plan has been conceived so as to establish a full-fledged Mother and Child Hospital […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Holidays row: Medico body, government at loggerheads

Holidays row: Medico body, government at loggerheads

Srinagar: With the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) asking doctors and rest of the medical staff not to abstain from work on holidays, Doctors’ Association of Kashmir (DAK) Wednesday said that the government is using pressure tactics and that doctors will avail the holidays at all costs. “We are just availing the holidays and […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Govt mulls to make generic drug use mandatory in state hospitals  

Govt mulls to make generic drug use mandatory in state hospitals  

Srinagar: The state healthcare department is mulling to introduce major changes in the system regarding to the nature, availability and stock of essential drugs at the hospitals. Though the move is yet to be implemented as the governments nod is still awaited, the department believes that it can be one of the major reforms in […]

 Owais Gul / Irfan Tramboo

At least ‘Kalkharabs’ do something right  

At least ‘Kalkharabs’ do something right  

In times of unemployment, group creates possibility for earnings

Srinagar: Upset with the swelling number of unemployed youth in Kashmir, a group of educated youth from Panzinara area of city outskirts is selling its art to counter the unwaged days. They create videos to make people laugh and those video are viewed over and over, as they offer a sense of relief. A group […]

 KV Network

SSA teachers intensify protests, demand redressal of grievances  

SSA teachers intensify protests, demand redressal of grievances  

Srinagar: As the deadlock over delinking of Sarva Shilksha Abhiyan (SSA) teachers’ salary continues, various forums have joined hands to press for fulfillment of demands of SSA teachers. Various associations of teachers have joined hands to form a joint coordination committee of teachers and jointly press for the de-linking of salary of SSA teachers from […]

 KV Network

2 rooms, 120 students, 18 teachers: Welcome to middle school Boatman colony

2 rooms, 120 students, 18 teachers: Welcome to middle school Boatman colony

Srinagar: Signifying the messy state of affairs in the school education department, the authorities have set up government middle school boatman colony here in shabby two room structure. The school has an enrollment of above hundred students who are crammed in two rooms, exposing the educational standards of the department. The middle school boatman colony […]

 KV News

SSA teachers row: Teachers threaten to ‘celebrate’ Eid at Pratap Park in Lalchowk  

SSA teachers row: Teachers threaten to ‘celebrate’ Eid at Pratap Park in Lalchowk  

Srinagar: The teachers recruited under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) scheme continue to remain at loggerheads with the government over the delay in release of their salaries along with the benefits of 7th pay commission. The teachers on Thursday staged a protest in Srinagar Press Enclave to press for their demands and threatened to lock down […]

 KV News

Mismanagement mars DSEK on improving school infrastructure

Mismanagement mars DSEK on improving school infrastructure

Srinagar: Bellying the tall claims of successive regimes about rejuvenating the education sector in the JK state, the educational institutions in Kashmir particularly rural districts have remained the victims of official neglect. Over the past many years, the Government of India (GoI) is pumping huge amount for the infrastructural up gradation of the schools, under […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Disposing bio-medical waste: Health dept proposes disposal of waste in districts  

Disposing bio-medical waste: Health dept proposes disposal of waste in districts  

Srinagar: In order to avoid the transportation of bio-medical waste from different districts to the point of disposal, the health department has proposed disposing off the waste in the respective districts. The proposal has impressed on making sure that the biomedical waste is disposed at district level and not transported across the state for final […]

1 2 3 6