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 KV Network

Flawed promotion rules hampers growth of qualified personnel

Flawed promotion rules hampers growth of qualified personnel

Srinagar: The flawed service rules in the school education department have made qualified laboratory bearers stagnant as their promotion has been blocked by the less qualified laboratory assistants working in the department. The school education department in past has recruited mere 10th or below qualified people as laboratory bearers in high and higher secondary schools […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner 

Drugs selling like ‘hot cakes’ come under scanner 

DFCO zeros in on various brands after their shelf life ends 'very fast'

Srinagar: With the footfall of the drug manufacturing companies increasing in the state, the Drugs and Food Control Organization (DFCO) while not being able to keep an eye on the ever-expanding market is now keeping vigil on the medicines that don’t stick in the market for long and are consumed quickly than others raising a […]

 Jahangeer Ganaie

Panzath: A breathtaking site, far from Govt’s eyes 

Panzath: A breathtaking site, far from Govt’s eyes 

Anantnag: A natural waterfall, gushing streams and green meadows is what ‘Panzath’ a place near Qazigund in South Kashmir offers, but the place still continues to be ignored by the government. The place presents a breathtaking view and is an apt tourist place which can prove a game changer for the tourism department if a […]

 Irfan Tramboo

In a first, SKIMS establishes ‘Child Care Centre’ for docs on-duty

In a first, SKIMS establishes ‘Child Care Centre’ for docs on-duty

Srinagar: In a first of its kind, Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS), Soura established a Child Care Centre for the infants of its staff which includes doctors on duty, paramedical staff and other employees, making the centre first of its kind in the state of J&K with an aim to reduce the stress levels […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Quackery nipped: DHSK orders closure of ‘illegal’ clinics, action against ‘quacks’

Quackery nipped: DHSK orders closure of ‘illegal’ clinics, action against ‘quacks’

Srinagar: In a bid to take on to the self-styled doctors and illegally running medical stores across Kashmir Division, the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir Tuesday, while terming the issue most urgent, issued an order directing immediate closure of all such clinics and strict action against the persons involved. The development has come immediately after […]

 KV Network

Appointment of top boss in JKBOSE stirs hornets’ nest

Appointment of top boss in JKBOSE stirs hornets’ nest

Govt assures of a rethink, after employees stage protest

Srinagar: The government is facing stiff opposition for appointing a KAS officer as secretary JK Board of School Education (JKBOSE). On Monday, all the employees associations in BOSE staged a protest against the government decision to appoint a KAS officer as Secretary of the board. The employees’ associations in JKBOSE including officers association, non-gazetted employees […]

 KV Network

Detachment of teachers: CEO’s directed to submit compliance report in 10 days

Detachment of teachers: CEO’s directed to submit compliance report in 10 days

Srinagar: Unhappy with the lethargic approach of the Chief Education Officers (CEOs) over poor implementation of the orders, the authorities in school education department have set a 10 days deadline for the officers to submit a compliance report on cancellation of the attachment of teachers. A circular in this regard has been issued by the […]

 Irfan Tramboo

Govt wakes up to arbitrary charges for medical investigations

Govt wakes up to arbitrary charges for medical investigations

Srinagar: While failing to revise the rate structure for various investigations carried out at government hospitals in the state for years, the government has finally taken the pains of issuing a circular ensuring uniformity of charges until the revision is done by the Health and Medical Education Department. In order to bring about uniformity in […]

 KV News

Guterres taps Chile’s 1st woman prez to be UN rights chief

Guterres taps Chile’s 1st woman prez to be UN rights chief

United Nations: Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s first woman president and prominent rights advocate, was today nominated by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to be the global body’s next human rights chief. Bachelet, 66, will succeed Jordanian diplomat Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, who had been one of the most outspoken critics of alleged abuses by the governments in many […]

 KV Online

Archetype shift: SIE’s in JK to be replaced with more ‘vibrant’ SCERT

Archetype shift: SIE’s in JK to be replaced with more ‘vibrant’ SCERT

By: Our Correspondent   Srinagar: In a significant development, Jammu and Kashmir is all set to have State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT)-an institution which will have full control over academic activities of educational institutions in the state. The institution will replace the existing State Institute of Education (SIE) and will be more […]

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